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2001 Audi TT 1.8L Lateral Acceleration VIN: TRUTX28N11
After a brake flushing on this vehicle we caused a code: 01423 Sensor For Lateral Acceleration to occur. This appears to be re-setable as a result of brake flushing, but we need a log in number for basic setting group 60, 63 and 69. Any help for this log in nu...
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2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L abs VIN: WBACN33401
Hi Fellow Techs This car is setting a code 5E26 (Power supply sensors) in DSC MK60. Code will clear and return after driven a few miles. While the code is present there is no 5v feed to the sensors until the code is cleared. I have no information on this code...
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2003 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, HARD TO START VIN: WBABN53463
This BMW is extremely difficult to start when cold. When it does start, it idles very low and runs rough (on 3-4 cylinders)for the first 30 seconds, then finally evens out. Runs and starts ok when warm/hot, but symptoms will reoccur if car sits for 3-4 hours. ... Trouble codes: P0080 (exhaust valve control solenoid circuit high), P1880 (P1135 - O2 sensor control deviation too large bank 1), P1135 (O2 sensor control deviation too large bank 1)
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1989 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L balancer VIN: 1G4CW54C4K
I need to remove the balancer to access the sensor,unfortunately I have never seen this type of balancer before.The front is smooth with no access to the threads which would normally be used with a regular puller.It looks like my only option is a jaw style pul...
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Drivers Vents VIN: 1G4CW52KXY
Any GM Techs seen this before? Passenger side cold, but driver side cool when set to 60. Change the temp to hot and both sides are good. Just can't seem to get driver side to get as cold as pass. Removed driver air mix door and moved manually, still not as col...
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Accessories VIN: 3G5DA03E73
This jewel blows fuse #36 constantly. Its a power source to the bcm. We found coffee spilled all inside the console & in the connectors etc. of the bcm. We replaced the bcm, cleaned the connectors & still pops the fuse. We went through each wire into both bcm ...
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L blower motor VIN: 1G6ET1296W
This vehicle has automatic ac control. The blower motor will intermittently stop working for 10 to 30 seconds and then starts working. I set the controls to both automatic and also non automatic and the problem continues. The panel remains lite and the compres...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y6W
customer just got this car came in with check engine light on PO300 RANDOM MISFIRE counts on cylinders 1,3,5,7,only at idle smoke test/replaced intake gaskets, unplugged o2 much better result, 2 new o2 sensors misfires return, fuel trims on bank 1 goes neg 15,... Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Hard start VIN: 1G6KD54Y04
This is a very stupid question. I am not familiar with the Cadillac interior. I want to check the battery (possibly replace). I found it located under the rear seat cushion. However, I have no idea how to remove the cushion. Please let me know the big secret. ...
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1994 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L No power VIN: 1GCHK33F4R
I will start by saying thanks to anyone who takes the time to enlighten me about the workings of this 6.5 TD, This is my truck(bought recently/not running), I have a Master ASE cert. for cars and light trucks, but have very little expertise on these Diesels, A... Trouble codes: 36 (Ignition pulse width errorresponse time long)
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1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCCS1948W
i have this headache truck from ...well you know where. problem is that the truck will start fine, idle smooth, accellerate fine. all pcm inputs look great UNTIL it goes in to closed loop operation !!! now according to the above data it appears that this truck...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G1JC1242W
Hello iatm members, this one is giving me a hard time to figure out. Cust complaints the car stalls interm coming off the highway coasting, no codes in the system. Looking at the perameters while car stalls and they look to be all in range. The o2 reads lean c...
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1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L drive cycle VIN: 2G1FP22G5W
I can not get three monitors to set during the drive cycle. The car came in for state inspection. We put it on the lift to do the machanicle part of the inspection. When we went to restart the vehicle to move it to the inpection machine it would not start. We ...
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2000 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GBJC34R3Y
Please help? My head hurts! This truck starts and runs fine most of the time.But after driving for awhile some times it starts to idle any where between 1000-2500rpm,you can feel this on decel.Put in park and rpm slowley declines down to 600-900rpm after an in... Trouble codes: P123
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16T61
have a 2001 suburban here that 02 sensor will read low when 02 sensor warms up, reads okay when cold, replaced cat with one from carquest and same problem, replace again with one from napa and same problem, run b1 s2 harness to b2 s2 sensor and reads fine. 02 ... Trouble codes: P0137
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L 2-3 upshift VIN: 1GCHK29G71
I have an unusual Allison problem. This only occurs when the customer has his big 5th wheel camper hooked up. When accelerating in either regular drive or tow haul mode it shifts good until it goes to make the 2-3 upshift. At that time it pauses, clunks real b...
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2004 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEL19XX4
This vehicle stalled while driving and will not restart. My genesys or modis will comunicate with all modules on vehicle. Pid in PCM indicates fuel disabled by VTD (Theft deterent system). Only codes found are u1000, and u1016 codes found in air bag module and... Trouble codes: U1000, U1016
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2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L No Start VIN: 1GCGG25V95
Thanks for your help, regular fleet customer ran this van out of gas. They put around a gallon in it and ran down battery trying to start it. Never did start and had it towed to me. I checked for fuel pump operation and found it running. There is no external f...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L compressor
2001 Town and Country came in with A/C inop. This a Automatic Climate control model with rear a/c. Verified Charge amount and it was correct. Found that Ground to A/C clutch relay was not being sent to clutch relay by the PCM. Verified all connections between ...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B7HC16Y2X
This one is a real puzzler! Truck just randomly quits, like shuttting key off. Happens idling, accelerating, coasting or at a steady cruise. It may go 2-3 weeks with no problem, then it may act up numerous times in one day. Here's what happens and what I have ...
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1B7GL2AN6Y
Clear code works for 2 seconds gauge goes to empty and resets po462. Is this a common problem on Dodges?Car lot unit.Thanks in advance.Please help.
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Air Conditioning VIN: 3D7LU38C94
I need some help with this Dodge. The driver's side vents are blowing noticeably warmer than the passenger side. It does not have dual climate control. We pulled the lower dash panels off for access to the actuators. All are moving their full travel, and don't...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.3L hard start condition VIN: 2D4GP44L35
hi all iatn techs this vehicle im trying to puzzle out belongs to one of my suppliers.this vehicle came in origenaly with trouble codes p305 and p301 we desided to replace his ignition wires and spark plugs being original ,never replaced.and also desided to re... Trouble codes: P0305, P0301
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1973 Ford Thunderbird 460CID fuel overflow VIN: 22J87A1302
Just did a carb rebuild on this car, feul is now pumping straight out the top of the carb, Float is adjusted properly with the correct tool at @ 49/64", I paid very close attention to details but just wondering what possible places to look at when re-rebuildin...
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1989 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2FABP74F9K
please help . we don't have brake out box . so we are have a hard time with this car , when on light acceleration in low load , will began to missfire very badly , pop up in intake , if you put it to the floor .it will go , check on scope .nothing found .remov...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A5R
This truck initially came in with MIL on, no running problems. Found a faulty DPFE and replaced it. Went to drive it after and it stalled and was hard to restart. Code 224 was set(coil control fault). I scoped PIP in and out, CID and they looked ok but had no ...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTZF1724W
help ,help, please.truck cut off going down road like cutting key off.no spark,no inj. pluse, no mil light on , no communication on scaner.checked power at pcm relay power only on one terminal even when cranking. all fuses good ,changed relay .will not start i...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTSS34S8X
Has misfires on several cylinders.Plugs recently replaced.Replaced 4 coils.Missfire stll changes around.Some times on the cylinders W/ new coils,sometimes on the others.Scantool not showing injector fault & can notice even rpm drop when injectors unplugged 1 a... Trouble codes: P0301
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L instrument cluster VIN: 2FMDA5247X
Hi folks. Has anyone seen all the needles on the instrument cluster go beserk in unison- going from one end to the other for a few moments & then work fine for days. The tach needle was pinned and lodged itself by the gear selector indicator bending it. I remo...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Daytime running lights VIN: 1FMZU72E0Y
Hi all, We have this 2000 Explorer with a DRL problem. The longer it sits and the cooler it gets the worse the problem is. The problem is: when you turn the key to the run position (KOEO) the daytime running lamps will not come on. After about thirty seconds...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on, lean code VIN: 1FTYR14V71
please help i have a 171,174 lean code and it will notgo away with typical cleaning and repair any all vacuum leaks truck has high long term trim and will not clear its self without batt disconnect. to correct stays away for about 2 months after long term trim... Trouble codes: 171 (lean), 174 (lean)
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2002 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMPU16L82
I'm trying to help the trans. guy down the street. He does not own the tester required to run through the flow chart for code 781 (1-2 shift problem). The truck does not perform the 1-2 shift when starting from drive mode. It revs high in first and skips over ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L a/c VIN: 1FTWW33P93
A/C works good around town stops working on the highway - compressor shuts off unable to check pressures while on highway will need to get hold of pressure gauges to check blower always works good no fault codes
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L hard start/ no power VIN: 1FTNW21P03
this diesel (not my specialty by any means) will take a long time to crank when cold, will have no power until it is warmed up. after truck is warmed up it will run great all day long. mil is off, codes in storage. i agreed with customer that problem is likely... Trouble codes: P0266 (cyl 2 contribution), P0269 (cyl 3 contribution), P0404 (egr circuit out of range), P0405 (egr sensor a low)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Steering VIN: 1FTPW14594
This truck has stiff steering most of the time. Still has power assist but just doesn't seem to have enough assist. I've checked for seized ball joints, tight tie rods I removed steering shaft and checked u joints all OK. I think that it might be in the steeri...
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2005 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L timing VIN: 1FTYR10D15
i need help with this thing. i need to know how to get it back in time. the cams are sloted so thats not the problem the crank however does not have a keeper. the research i have done says that the balancer bolt friction is what keeps it from moving. any info ...
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2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L tire monitor VIN: 1ZVFT80N57
body shop replace new tire,rim and monitor sensor right front and now tire monitor light on dash. modis show 0 psi right front all other show 35psi, switch 2 front left to right and modis still show 0 right front. how do you reset this without a tire monitor t...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L power steering pump VIN: 1FTSX21Y78
vehicle came in with no power steering and pink milky fluid in the power steering resevoir.replaced power steering pump and flushed system.now power steering is noisey but has power steering assist.have purged system with vaccum pump according to shop manual a...
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1994 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2GTF29K0R1
Customer brought in for hard start. I tried starting while he was still here and sure enough a hard start. Acted like timing was way advanced, after it started it seemed to run ok. Customer said he had it to another shop and they said the timing was 11 dec. of...
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2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GTEC14W9Y
This truck came to our shop not running. We found good fuel pressure but no volume which lead to the filter. Once volume was corrected the truck would run but not idle and a severe misfife was present. The misfire was intermitantly on 4 cylinders but mostly on... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L ride control VIN: 1GKEK63U42
hey everyone, i have a "service ride control" message on my dash. no codes in ecm, bcm, abs, ipc, tcm. there is no esc option on my modis. checked fuses, wiring etc. how do i get diagnostic codes out of this thing. i do mostly diesel anymore so i am a little b...
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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Crank pulley VIN: JHLRD1868Y
Crank pulley removal problem! Honda CRV due for timing belt replacement. I have done many Honda Accord timing belt jobs, but this CRV is the first that the crank pulley bolt will not come out. Any ideas for removal, as I do not want to damage the customer's ca...
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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S53
Good morning everyone. been broken timiming 4 moths ago at another shop. been replace timing belt, crank sensor. running fine untill run out off gas last week. customer put some gas in and cannot run no more. check all compsion good (150 to 160 psi)got injetor... Trouble codes: P0102, P0340
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1993 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ88Y9P
alright guys this one has really got me stumped. vehicle came in no start with a dead battery. has no spark no injector pulse and no rpm signal so i replaced the ckp. this did not help at all. have power at the coil but not at injectors or alternator even thou...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S1W
No power from ASD relay. Seems that ASD sensor wire(green/red) to PCM is shorting it to ground...Green/Red wire is also power to coil, injectors, O2 sensors...
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY49S4W
Hello and thanks in advance. I am a V.W. tech not to familiar with Jeep. This Jeep has a P0123 code TP sensor voltage high code. Received this vehicle with a new Auto Zone TPS installed, by customer. Two different scan tools both show TPS voltage at about 4.5 ... Trouble codes: P0123 (TPS voltage High)
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7234V
Hi Kia Guys. I could use alittle help from you guys. I have this sportage with a p0440 . I smoke tested and vacuum tested the system. no problems.the duty or evap selinoid opens and closes (cycles) and seals when closed. I can apply a ground to the vent solino... Trouble codes: P0440
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: KNAGD12613
This vehical was towed in, will not start. I tried the ECU scanner on it,the scanner will not communicate. The #10 15amp ECU fuse in the engine fuse box is blown and blows the fuse I put in. The Mitchell schematic does not show a [...] fuse. I call them on ...
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Timing Belt Area VIN: KNDJD73375
We replaced timing belt as a maintenance, came back 2 weeks later with a flutter noise in timing belt area. We then replaced timing belt again due to belt looked like it was thicker in some parts of belt causing it to hop on pulleys. We also installed a new te...
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L front brakes VIN: 1LNFM91VXW
this car came in,customer said brakes apply themselves he could feel them dragging.he said he couldpull over shut the vehicle off,the brakes would release.upon driving the vehicle i found the customers complaint of locking brakes to be true but it took a while...
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L popping sound VIN: JM1BJ2229Y
This Mazda is back today to fit a new OEM IAC motor. The vehicle originally presented with a "popping" noise at idle, when turning steering wheel slightly, from the general middle/left/front/right/rear general area, of the engine bay... somewhere... occasional...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L power top VIN: WDBFA66E1M
Convertible top is not working, found a relearn procedure for the left and right windows, performed the relearn and tried the top again, it was able to latch but does not unlatch and the convertible top switch is blinking, indicating a fault code (top is disab...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBCA35E7M
customer states drove vehicle down from maryland, parked in garage and sat there for two weeks. tried starting car to drive one day and wouldnt start. towed to shop.i have great spark at plugs (40kv), tried starting fluid and barely sounded like it wanted to s...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S320 CDI 3.2L Battery flat VIN: 2200262A16
Hello there, I am hoping some one has had this fault before: The car has a .35 amp current draw when car is locked - over time battery goes flat. I ran short test - faults - B1521-005 & B1879-002, B1881, B1762 & B1779 I have checked interior CAN and it is go...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L starter,engine ,gearlever VIN: WDB2030000
This vehicle intermittently does not crank(no start).We checked for voltage to starter solenoid switching terminal and there is no voltage when problem occurs. What I also found is that when car does not start the gearlever does NOT go out of park! I am sure t...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L coolant VIN: WDBRF40J15
Hello,we have an 05 mercedes c230,with oil in the cooling system,has anyone ever had this problem before? could it possibly be an oil cooler issue or a bad headgasket?any info would be greatly appreciated.thank you...
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1994 Mercury Topaz GS 2.3L Transmission VIN: 1MEPM31X6R
Found the linkage to transmission throttle valve broken & disconnected due to throttle valve lever itself not opening more than 1/4 travel. Test drove with linkage disconnected & found vehicle will not upshift or shifts extremely late when the engine is cold; ...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.4L cyl, head VIN: 4ACAC34G5Y
We noticed afterward that it was smoking and customer of course said that it didn't do that before. We thought mabye it might stop but after 3000 miles it is still smoking. Mostly after startup which would lead one to believe valve guides but the machine shop ...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L temp. gauge VIN: JN1CA31AX1
first of all, this vehicle is not overheating. scan tool reading for engine temp. is 208 degrees after warm up. the problem is when the a/c is turned on the temp. gauge jumps up immediately about a quarter of an inch. same thing happens when the headlights are...
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1979 Other European Esprit 2.0L Ignition Switch VIN: 79060177S1
Customer said after driving both the key and ignition cylinder were hot. Voltage dropped ignition switch .053 volts this seams to be ok. Just wondering if anyone else has was this same problem? Is there something I am missing? Thanks for the help.
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1993 Acura Legend LS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7678P
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. I REPLACED THE IGN. CONTROL MODULE AGAIN AND USED THE LAB SCOPE TO LOOK AT THE INPUTS TO THE ICM. FOUND A SHORT TO GROUND ON THE BLUE WIRE FROM PCM TO ICM. Trouble codes: 15 (ign. signal output).
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA5667Y
Thanks for all of the help from the replies. Found out that the transmission was switching in and out of lock up causing the surge at cruising speed. Also second gear clutches were releasing slightly causing the car to feel like it had a misfire. The codes ... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0305 (cylinder 5 misfire), P1456 (evap. leak), P0300 (random multiple cylinder misfire).
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2004 Audi A6 3.0L abs VIN: WAULT64B94
Well, this one went home today. Thanks to Dominic, I was able to recode the abs controller. Still not sure why it lost it's coding, but that was the fix. I did not know the login was different for the module and recalibrating the sensor. The codes are on t...
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2006 Audi A3 2.0L transmission VIN: WAUNF98P56
We cleared the codes. After that the transmission shifted normally. Customer opted to drive the car to see if the problem returns. Can't say we "fixed" anything, but the customer has not called back. Thanks for responding.
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L ac VIN: WBAAM3346Y
Thanks to all that have replied. It seems the simplest fix was the answer - a faulty ambient temp sensor. Again many thanks for pointing us in the right direction. Sometimes when you look at something too long, you miss the obvious.
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ride control VIN: WBAFB33581
Thanks for everyone's help in this and sorry for the lag in closing this post. We replaced the LR sensor, and had another shop re-calibrate with their diagnostic equipment and all appears fine.
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFB335X2
Sorry for taking so long ,but i wanted to make sure problem is fixed.I replaced th front O2 sensors and prolem is gone. Thank you for replaying. Trouble codes: 080 (secondary air bank 1), 098 (activatin vent valve).
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1991 Buick Century Custom 3.3L No Start VIN: 3G4AH54N3M
Thank You all Iatn Members. The fix for Buick was having son use paper clip to jump aldl terminals and read codes. A 22 code (related to fuel injectors) was in memory. Following some suggestions, had son disconnect injectors one at a time. Bingo! Car started. ...
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1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L idiot lights come on, no start VIN: N0VINAVAIL
ITS FIXED, AS MOST SUGGESTED I REPLACED COMPUTER AND PROBLEM GONE BUT!I WANT TO SHARE THE OTHER TEST RESULTS I HAD TO HOPEFULLY SAVE THE NEXT TECH SOME TIME. WHEN THE CAR "NO STARTED" THERE WAS 5 VOLT REF AT ALL SENSORS AND AT THE PCM, NO VOLTAGE DROPS AT THE ...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L volt lite on VIN: 1G4HP52L3S
applied 12 volts to "L" terminal and lite goes out. bypassed pcm and charges properly. replaced pcm and all is well. thanks for the replies.
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1974 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L brake VIN: 1Z37J4S431
I guess us old timers need to be kicked in the butt every once in awhile. Turns out the LF caliper was leaking ever so slightly onto the pads causing a pull because of the fluid soaked pads. After finding that, I went ahead and ordered a remanufactured set of...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Engine Noise VIN: 1G1NE52J52
Thanks for the help everyone. It turned out that the cat. was slightly plugged causing the exhaust manifold gasket on the front head to whistle slightly due to a loose stud. We installed a new converter and exhaust manifold gasket and Viola! No more noise! Tha...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.0L power steering pump VIN: 1GCGG29U53
I replaced pump again and also replaced both pressure hoses, pump to hydroboost and hydroboost to steering gear. A restriction in a hose was causing pump to fail.
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2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GMDNXX3B1
timing chain jumped 180 off, p1626 theft system was from extended cranking time thanks to all that replied Trouble codes: P1626.
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on, Throttle dont open VIN: 1GNES16SX3
HI Y'ALL!!! Thanks for all the help. The customer NEVER did return. The three most discussed problem were the yellow power wire possibly being broken at connector or in harness. The MAP sensor, I wasn't looking at that signal while I had it in the shop. Or th... Trouble codes: P1514.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCHK23124
Checked everything on Tech 2, from fuel pressure, to MAF, to boost readings. Customer declined further diagnosis. We even called Identifix, no fix. Customer traded in vehicle. Thanks for the replies.
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC12F44
to all that helped with this nightmare.I replaced ignition switch tested wires but of course it tested ok.going with my gut and your advise.Thanks for the advice iam sure this will cure my problem,but only time will tell.
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 LS 3.5L cv boots VIN: 1GCDT13625
I installed a new axle on the passenger side and a boot on the drivers side when done I measured ride height it was ok, brakes and wheel bearings all ok. I told the customer he had to get the tires replaced because it was bad on the whole system to run 2 diffe...
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1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1C3EJ56H6X
Thanks for your help guys! Got a genuine Mopar crank sensor, installed it, resynched the system and it fired right up. Be aware of the NAPA crank sensors. Funny how you buy a new part and its deffective out of the box. I wish the scope we have could upload an... Trouble codes: P0320.
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1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Reverse Lites VIN: 2B4FP2538T
Thanks Alot guys!!It is done and out the door.To summerize without going into great detail..USE A DEALER PART.. This was suggested and it worked!!..The aftermarket switch end that is to float on the rooster when in reverse was still making contact ever so l...
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2004 Dodge Durango ST 4.7L Starting VIN: 1D4HB38N14
I want to thank all who responded to my request. The customer was out of state and needed his vehicle ASAP. I sent the vehicle to a local Chysler Dealership to Flash the computer on TSB 08-024-04. This TSB dealt with the vehicle theft security system. The ser...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, smokes VIN: 1FTNX21F5X
The fix was other injectors. After reading the mail and talking to a local shop that specializes in diesels, I replaced the injectors with some used ones that the customer supplied. I put new o'rings on them. The customer says it runs better than it has in a l... Trouble codes: P0275, P0284.
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1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Instrument cluster VIN: 2FMDA5345X
Thanks for your suggestions. The only one that we had not already tried was Brad's idea of having the computer flashed. We took it to the dealership and were told that it already had the latest software available and there were no updates that could be done ...
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA51412
THANKS FOR ALL HELP CUSTOMER TOOK VEHICLE ON VACATION. I HOPE HE WILL RETURN SO WE CAN RESOLVE THIS PROBLEM.SO FAR CAR HAS NOT ACTED UP HERE IN THE SHOP OR WITH CUSTOMER LATELY.
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L poor power VIN: 1FDAF57P04
This one is fixed, I found an exhaust leak at the turbo inlet y pipe, couldn't hear a leak but the firewall was all black with soot from the leak, also relearned the vgt, truck runs great now, thanks for all those who took time to help. Trouble codes: P132B.
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRW12W86
I am sorry for the delay in replying to all your suggestion regarding my requested on the no start Ford F 150. majority you say to replace the fuel pump. I retest the fuel pump on get a reading with key on 30psi and cranking 35 - 42psi. I did not satified with...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L engine VIN: 1GK0513562
Thanks for the info,after talking it over with the tech ,he mentioned how much trouble he had installing the mount.We removed it,ground off the alignment tit,took 90% of the vibration,somehow the mount was twisted, in a bind.Doesnt look like it was in a wreck,...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Excessive Emissions, blue/ white smoke VIN: 1GTHK291X3
well thanks to all that replied we put 8 injectors in the unit did not fix it this truck does not use .5 litre of oil between oil changes it stinks of raw fuel out the tail pipe i am out the price of injectors my custom...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: LHMCG6656Y
Sorry for the delay/ it turned out to be a blown head gasket,after all. The easiest test for me was filling the radiator up all the way to full and pinching off the over flow tube and cranking and cranking the engine over. I did it at night when it was dark an... Trouble codes: P1399, P0301, P0302, P0505.
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1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F9X
Thanks guys fixing the temp sensor code took care of both the codes. Thanks again Chris Trouble codes: P1624, P0713 (Trans Fluid Temp Sensor A Circuit High Input).
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L oil leak VIN: SAJEA51C12
Thanks for the replies, I have not yet done this job on the X type. Waiting for customer approval of 9 Hrs. quoted for job. I did do the 2000 S type pan and that was easy with Lor-Yves help from California. Thanks again,
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1993 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L tail lights VIN: 1J4FJ78S6P
Thanks for your replies. The fix was the wiring junction inside the left rear panel. The main harness goes along the left side and splits off to left, right, license and trailer harnesses. The poor little 16gauge wire from the front was barely hanging on to th...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L drive belt VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9V
Thank you all for your assistance. This was an emberrasing situation, it took 3 days to complete this repair.The power steering pump was out of alignment. Here's what happened: Most suggestions were to double check my power steering pump alignment,afer checki...
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1969 Mercedes-Benz 280se 2.8L compressor VIN: 108.18-12-
The compressor was through Worldpac but supplied to them by TCCI Manufacturing. I went to their website and found that the compressors come with ester oil in them and are ready to install as is. Out of curiosity I drained it all out and measured 13 ounces. May...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L traction control VIN: 2MEFM75W3Y
hey i think this one may be fixed.thanks to JIM and BRAD for replies.this one i knew in the back of mind had missfire but would never set code.2000 my had some issues.on iatn site found test drive procdure to force moniters to run finaly got p0350.where to go ...
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1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3AM54J0S
Well, I would like to thank everyone who responded to my help request. The problem was the camshaft position sensor. According to Mitsubishi, this vehicle doesn't require a cam signal to run. I ended up doing a pin out test on the ECM. Crank sensor had a 5 vol...
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2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L torque conv. clutch VIN: 1N6AA07AX4
The general input that I recieved on this truck was to clean and check all grounds. I cleaned and retested (ohmed) all grounds. All of which checked good. I then checked all power feeds to tcm, all checked good. The tcm on this truck is in the transmission so ...
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C5S
sorry it took so long to post this fix.i took the car to another shop that had a tech 2.they relearned the idle for me and it fixed the problem.thanks to everyone who responded. ken Trouble codes: 85 (idlelearn at maximum authority).
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1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L Cuts out VIN: YS3EF48E5X
This was a real killer. I got only 2 replies that were to the point and both guys agreed with me about the ignition switch. After switch replacement, no help, same problem. A complete review of data and archives gave no help so I called Identifix. After some m... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P1300 (Random Misfire Catalyst Damaging), P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Malfunction).
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2003 Saturn L200 2.2L fuel&temp gauges VIN: 1G8JU54F53
Bcm was bad //Thanks for the help guys.The saturn techs see this all the time.
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