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1993 Acura Legend 3.2L Lighting VIN: JH4KA7656R
Hello to all and thank you in advance for taking your time to answer my request.The brake light indicator in the instrusment pannel staying on all the time.All brake lights working okay.I checked all harness and connector all look good.All bulbs are OEM ,i don...
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1996 Audi A6 2.8L Compressor VIN: WAUFA84AXT
I recently had a customer bring in this car because the air conditioning was not working. When going to test the sytem and add a small charge I found the high side port off the compressor to look the the style for R12. The low side port is normal R134 port. I ...
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDD68D7W
To all the Audi technician, this car came to my shop and the check engine light was on. The speedometer didn't work and the ABS light with the oil light flashed at the same time. The brake light is on and i replaced the spark plug, spark plug wire, ignition co... Trouble codes: P0302, P1141, P1129, P1127, P0306
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2002 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUML44D02
after replacing fuel pump, started vehicle and had 48 psi fuel press. for about 30 seconds, then it went slowly down to 20psi. fuel filter has been replaced and was very dirty. removed pump to make sure all was lined up properly, seemed to be. still cannot get...
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L steering mounted controls VIN: WAULD64B02
Thanks in advance to the Audi Techs. Well this is a classic case of Not following directions. Installed a new turn signal switch in this car. During the installation (done by my BMW tech. cause the Audi tech was off that day) the tech decided to find the cente...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L engine VIN: WAULC68E33
coolant would pour out back of head as reservoir was filled. replaced elbow and filled system, holds pressure but overheats, could have been pre existing condition, vehicle was bought with leak present.cooling fans operate but coolant doesn't seem to circulate...
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L vent operation VIN: WBAFA535X1
The customer complained about the a/c performance. He stated that the left side vents were blowing cold air and the right side vents were blowing warm air with some steam or humidity visable. A/c system pressure is good. We blocked off the heater dual valve bu...
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L srs
Car has an 03 Code (Passenger-side belt tensioner triggering circuit). There is a TSB that calls for the replacement of the wiring harness in the passenger seat to correct this. Alldata makes it look very complacited. Has someone out there replaced one of thes...
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2004 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Instrument cluster, lighting, air-conditioning VIN: WBABD33414
Hello there, We took a car in where the customer stated, the instrument cluster started flashing and stopped completely working soon after. No background lighting, no gauges, no indicator lights are working. A/C also failed at the same moment. Fault codes w...
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1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Wipers and Cruise Control VIN: 1GNDM19W9T
I am working this van for 2 complaints. The customer states that the windshield wipers will not work sometimes. Also the cruise control will sometimes stop working. I have verified wiper motor operation and it has all speeds. I removed the wiper board to inspe...
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2G1WL52M9T
Hello, this car was in about 3 months ago for a plugged catalytic converter, I replaced it and the car ran fine for a while. Now it's back with a severe misfire that seems to start pretty consistently at about 3K RPM, reguardless of engine load, and the cataly...
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1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L drivers side blend door VIN: 1G1YY22G6W
i have a 1998 corvette with dual control auto a/c.the control head lights very dimly. we replaced it with a used one, and the display worked correctly, but it would not control the drivers side correctly.we performed the relearn in the gm bulletin no change.th...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L battery draw VIN: 1G1ND52T8X
We caught the coolant fans staying on while inspecting the car to go to college. Can't get a hold of customer to see if this is a on going problem, but it has a newer battery in it (which tests good with the rest of the charging system).Fan relays are being co...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1NE52J62
3 months ago replaced passlock sensor and cylinder for no start and security light on. came back with start/stall, found codes p1626 and u1016, replaced passlock and cylinder again, relearned system, thought was all better, back again with same problem, same c... Trouble codes: P1626 (anti-theft system fuel enable circut), U1016 (lost comm with ecm/pcm/vcm)
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2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Cuts out, cuts out at 3200 rpm VIN: 1GNDX03E92
engine runs great up to 3200 rpm then falls out like a rev limiter kicks in. everything looks good on the scanner but my spark voltage spikes up and down when i hit 3200 rpm. that pretty much tells me it is ignition related but where. i am suspicious of the ig...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCFC19XO4
This Truck came in with an intermitant Stall, from which i could find no pattern of failure to diagnose the prob.I was able to duplicate only 1 time before deciding to drop the gas tank to check out the sock on the pump.Sock was dirty so i replaced pump assumi...
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L water pump VIN: 1B3EJ46U91
Well what i really need is how do i remove the timing chain tension-er on this 2.7 motor. I got the access cover off and all data doesn't really say how it,s comes out. I was thinking that it should just slide out after i removed the cover but its not.Is it ju...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2D7JB21Y43
vehicle entered shop with a no start condition. vehicle has no spark, has injection pulse on all cylinders. has proper fuel pressure. tech replaced cam sensor, crank sensor, ignition coil and pcm. vehicle still does not have spark. I checked cam and crank ...
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2003 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L head VIN: 1B3EL36X23
The car came in with a broken exhaust cam. The car had recently had a head gasket replaced by another shop after overheating. Apperently they shaved the head instead of straightening which left the top of the head warped which caused the cam to break. We repla...
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2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L engine VIN: 1D4HD58D54
Engine runs hot while driving or after extended idle even after replacing w/p, t-stat, and fan clutch. Customer just purchased vehicle and says it has been doing this for the past two week that he's had it. He says sometimes the temperature is pegged then afte...
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2008 Dodge Avenger SXT 2.7L Starter VIN: 1B3LC56R28
This vehicle was in an accident ( hit a deer), Come in on the hook. Would not start.no crank. Jumped power to the S terminal of the starter and it cranks, but no start. it seems that the pcm is not powering up and not sending crank signal to the starter. I don...
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Dual tank system VIN: 1FTDF15N2M
Hello group. On this ford pick, the front fuel pump was replaced 1 month ago. The problem is, on this dual tank system, while the solector switch is running the rear tank , it fills the front tank with fuel. Replaced the front pump again (without electrical ho...
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.4L rear ac VIN: 1FMRE11W01
Hey folks, I got 01 econoline van that is a handicap adapted vehicle. It has factory rear a/c and this system is working properly. I have a problem with the rear blend door actuator not getting enough vacuum to open. When I put 6 or more inches of vacuum to th...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L speedometer VIN: 1FTNW20LX2
Hello all and thank you for reading this post. Vechile came in for an itermittent speedometer inop and abs light on as well as a engine miss. All three symptoms happen at the same time thus leading me to believe that there is a common cause. The vechile stores...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU77E32
Thanks in advance to everyone who takes the time to read this. I have this explorer that has a problem when accelerating. At about 3,000 rpm it feels like the conv is clogged. I pulled both o2 sensors and it still does it. There are not any codes at all. The c...
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no power VIN: 1FDAF56P93
vehicle came in with poor performance, drove vehicle and could here turbo & definetly low power, found hose(blue coupler) off of turbo coming from right side of intercooler. secured hose and test drove again, after accelerating same hose blew off. found bullet... Trouble codes: P132B (turbo/supercharger boost control A performance KOEO), P006A (MAP- volume / air flow correlation cont. memory), P0102, P0401, P132B (turbo/supercharger boost control A performance KOEO)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14504
This nightmare came in for a simple PM spark plug replacement. #1 plug broke off, worked rest out. Removed plug with special tool and installed new plugs. Engine ran very rough with cylinders 1 & 7 having little or no output (not that way previously). Left ban... Trouble codes: B1342 (b1601-), B1601
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW21P15
good morning, i have a customer with an 05 ford f250 4x4 6.0l powerstroke diesel automatic pickup. i dont normally post ,but this thing is giving me the fits.truck came in a few months ago with surge ,buck,jerk description at highway speed (55-70 mph) ,and col...
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1995 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L dash lights, radio, fuel pump VIN: 2GDEC19K4S
When you are driving down the road the ignition system acts like you reached up and cycle the ignition switch on and off really quickly. It does this about 5 to 10 times and then will run fine for awhile. I have checked the wiring at the electrical portion of ...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Hello, and thanks in advance for all your guys help. I have this Accord that will set a MIL after about 2 minutes of cruise driving. It happens everytime. Going through the Honda Diagnostic tree, I was first pointed to the ECM as the fault. I replaced the ECM ... Trouble codes: 1 (O2 Sensor Malfunction), 43 (Fuel Supply System Malfunction)
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1HGCM82623
Hello fellow techs. I have here a customer who has been referred to me with a 2003 Honda Accord whose automatic transmission started acting up while on a road trip today, speedometer went dead, and engine light came on. The vehicle was towed into my shop, an...
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2006 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L battery light VIN: JHMFA36246
Good morning everyone! i have this hybrid that is the first one we have had in for a diag . i need all the help i can get to understand this system . we do not have honda factory tools so i need test that i can perform with my other equipment . the issue is th...
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2004 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58Y24
This Rodeo was towed in. Customer says the truck died while driving. It has three codes stored p0346, p0302, & p0304. cleared the codes and p0346 returns. I scoped both cam sensors and i have a square waves signal on both. Sometimes after i clear the codes and... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple misfire detected), P0302, P0304, P0346
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L Front End VIN: 1J4FA49524
Customer Just Bought Jeep and Took It On The Interstate For The First Time And Said It Shook Over 50mph. Upon Inspection We Found The Drivers Side Lower Control Arm Bent. Replaced It As Well As New Adjuster Bolt,Still Shakes. Also Reset Alighnment, New Steerin...
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2003 Kia Rio 1.6L flywheel VIN: KNADC12543
I am replacing slipping clutch in this vehicle.I sent out flywheel to be machined but since no one can find any specs on this flywheel they will not machine it. I went to kiatechinfo.com and found only that not to machine over .020 I called 2 dealerships and t...
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L abs/vsc VIN: JT8BD68S6X
The problem with this car seems to happen more in damp weather. While driving car the other day I could hear the ABS pump cycling every 15 seconds or so. Then the ABS, VSC and brake light came on. When these lights came on there was also a piercing warning ton...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNFM97V4W
Hi, this customer complained that the car stumbled once then the check engine light came on. Found P0190 (fuel rail pressure sensor) code in continuous and pending memories. Does not set with KOEO or KOER tests. Tested fuel pressure and ran through the diagno... Trouble codes: P0190
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Warm restart VIN: 1071231234
Hi Guys: This car runs great, had hesitation when taking off, and also hard to restart after car was driven for a 20 minutes or more, after seating 15 minutes, if it cools off starts right away. The first problem was solved by rebuilding the distributor, the s...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz CL600 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA76G6W
Greetings IATN members! We are a SDS and StarTekInfo equipped shop. We have searched DTB's, bulletins, and the IATN database for help with this unusal issue. This CL600 V12 M120 ME equipped vehicle sets a P0173 fault code after every two key cycle test drive (... Trouble codes: P0173 (b left ctp idle self-adaption at limit fuel trim malfunction)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L fuel guage inop VIN: 4JGAB54E1X
We have a 99 ML320 that has (according to customer) a long history of erratic fuel guage operation - sometimes shows empty when there is plenty of fuel in tank. It has recently begun to show empty more often than not. I've read bulletins that seem to indicate ...
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1988 Mercury Cougar LS 5.0L Fuel Fill up slow
I hate when an OLD car stumps me - to the problem ... The car will consistantly kick off the fuel fill nozzle at a gas station - takes him 10 minutes to get 10 dollars worth.( Multiple stations so the problem is the car ) I lowered the gas tank and made sure n...
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1989 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 5.0L Alternator VIN: 2MEBM75F3K
Greetings; first posting to the network. This old Merc is my own vehicle; it has the Ford 2G style alternator on it (internal regulator, 2 plastic plugs, 65 amps). The car goes through alternators like crazy; I've checked for obvious wiring problems, bad groun...
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1989 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 5.0L Alternator VIN: 2MEBM75F3K
Greetings; first posting to the network. This old Merc is my own vehicle; it has the Ford 2G style alternator on it (internal regulator, 2 plastic plugs, 65 amps). The car goes through alternators like crazy; I've checked for obvious wiring problems, bad groun...
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1999 Mercury Tracer GS 2.0L No Start VIN: GTRP45892H
car came in no start cust tried to jump start car still no start checked inj pulse checked for spark don`t have either checked 30 ampp fule injection fuse ok, cheked 10 amp ecm fuse, ok , replaced crank angle, still no spark no pulse, no mill but stored code p... Trouble codes: P0704, P, 1000 (monitors)
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1MEFM50U82
This problem is Intimately Engine is running fine with no load, When it happens all four oxygen sensor is cutting out. I think it is the control module ??? Replaced coil pack, ignition wires, crank sensor, Cam shaft sensor and idle air control valve. Getting...
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AA46G8Y
car came in no start, checked for spark (good). checked for fuel pressure, fuel pump not coming on. also has no injector pulse. there is power at thr relay,s ( mfi & fuel pump). mfi relay comes on & gives power to injectors but still no pulse. we have replaced... Trouble codes: 1610
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1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L starting VIN: JN1HJ01P9M
The car ran accept for a slight miss . The problem was whe injector wire had been chewed up the wire grounded out now we get nothing. It will not even turn over!
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2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L rev sensor???? VIN: 1N6AA07A24
this truck has no upshift at normal rpm. if code is erased it returns immediately. there is no obvious speed sensor externally, the book shows the rev sensor is part of trans module internally??? has anyone seen this before? any advice would be appreciated. th...
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1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L keyless entry VIN: 2P4GP44R9T
This van was not originally equipped with keyless entry. The harness for the module is there. The customer would like to add the module and fobs but Alldata will not tell me if the body control module will recognize the new keyless entry module or if it can be...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1P4GP44G8W
Car stalls and will not start. Code indicates a problem with crank signal but Alldata does not list a code PO320 and no diagnostic information. Replacing crank sensor seemed to solve problem, but it returns after running car for half hour or more or even with ... Trouble codes: P0320 (IGN REF/ Crank Signal)
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L compressor coil/diode VIN: 1G2NE52M8V
i got this grand am that came in a few weeks ago with a blown ERLS fuse. customer complained of no a/c, abs and check engine light on and said when she parked it the shifter got stuck so it would not come out of park. after running some tests i found nothing c...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NW12E0Y
Got this '00 Grand Am with check engine light coming on, p0341 cam sensor code, cleared code, did not return, checked sensor and wiring, slight chafe at bracket to green wire, does not seem to be through to copper, I have limited diagnostics being a Ford shop,...
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Headlights VIN: YS3DF75KX2
Hello! Specifically the Saab techs... Thanks in advance. I have the vehicle of the mother of one of my oil changers in here. She has had multiple issues with bulbs burning out over the last couple months. I was leaning towards cheap bulbs and prior posts on I...
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAWN72N2T
Truck came in with mil lit.Checked for codes and found the 2 that I listed.Replaced O2 sensor with a new one.Sent it on it's way...but it came back 2 days later with the P0135 code.When looking at the datastream the O2 sensor always shows 1.22 volts.Checked th... Trouble codes: P0135 (o2 heater circuit bank1 sensor1), P0130 (o2 circuit bank1 sensor1)
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2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L left caliper VIN: 4T1BE32K62
We did a front brake job on this camry because the pads were at about 5% and now the left front caliper locks up.We have replaced the calipers thinking there may have been rust causing the caliper to stick on and we replaced the brake hose on the drivers side ...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH63B11
Initially when i got this car it ran bad, misfire, chug, etc. It set code p0340 first. So i checked cam sensors and crank, fuel pressure. Then i bought the tool and checked the timing belt alignment. Then i took it to Volkswagen and they told me the cam adjust... Trouble codes: P1340
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Compressor VIN: 9BWBS61J11
Freezes up on test drive. See repair history for summary
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M45
timing belt,water pump,idler and tensioner were replaced at my shop,all timing marks double checked and cam timing verified with valve cover off,after repair code po341 still stores in ecm-after first start up which is normal vehicle runs well and has no power... Trouble codes: P0341 (cmp sensor circuit range/performance)
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61R01
Checked contacts on ECM and knock sensors. Reflashed original ECM with upgraded software, code returned after 10 minute test drive. Replaced with new ECM from Volvo, re-flashed software (with VIDA) Code returned after 24 hours VIDA says to replace ECM... Agai... Trouble codes: ECM71
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58DX2
Hello,I have a well maintaned 2002 volvo S-70 xc wagon with some issues that I would like to get a heads up on.It came in on the hook as a no start with the following codes,ECM 918A,intermittent fault in ecm and ECM 6805 turbocharger control valve fault. Firs...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L data VIN: WBAAM3344Y
thanks to all. the final fix was a bad a/c drier. it never had any indications of a problem on the gauges but it worked.all is cold
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Safety VIN: WBANA73564
Have not gotten vehicle back in to fix this and will likely have to send it to the dealership. The code 93FC is a code that refers to low voltage at the SIM module. That part makes a lot of sense, however, the fact that we could erase the code and it would n...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L abs VIN: 3G5DB03E12
well ran out of time on this one and customer never brought it back for further testing and has reported that it never has done it sense then, thats why it never was brought back in the customers mind anyway.
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WN54TXL
After replacing all six fuel injectors, (3 were bad) the vehicle still had the same problem. I then replaced the computer and the car was fixed. I believe the 3 bad injectors burned out the drivers in the computer. So it needed both. I thank you guys for point...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L ABS Module VIN: 1GNDT13W0V
It has been 15 days and vehicle hasnt returned. Customer took it with the ABS lite on but told me later it went out and didnt come back on. Alex [...] said to back probe the A terminal on...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GNEK13R7X
Well after reading all the replies, the majority reccomended checking the dist gear for wear as this is a common problem. I removed the dist and seen no obvious wear. To be sure I went to a local parts house and compared to a new one. They looked to be the sam... Trouble codes: P339.
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on, runs fine VIN: JHMDRT45M6
thanks for all the help bottom manifold was cracked at runner thanks for all the help bottom manifold was cracked at runner thanks for all the help bottom manifold was cracked at runner thanks for all the thanks for all the help bottom manifold was cracked at...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L no interior lights VIN: 2G1WHK3Y92
Thanks again for the 3 replies we got-guest just returned vehicle today for further checking-found blown trk\roof\brp fuse in pass side fuse panel.Replaced fuse & symptoms gone-all lights operative.Sent to dealer to have BCM program affirmed-all ok.Not sure if...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Windshield wipers VIN: 1GCEK19T24
Thanks to all that replied. This guy has become a regular customer sense I've opened shop here in West Virginia. I have a circuit board here waiting but haven't been able to get the truck back so I can install it. If this doesn't fix it I'll repost. Again than...
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1995 Dodge Dakota 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B7FL26G3S
Thanks for all the replies it seems that I should have looked at the powers and grounds for the computer more closely. I found that the ground for the computer was loose in its connector which would still allow it to work but if any amperage was put to it wou...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L dash lights VIN: 2B4GP2430W
Thanks for the quick replies. All said that I needed to push then proper buttons to initiate a recalibration test. Robert from Texas and Lamont from Georgia described the test in detail and I was able to fix the problem.
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, High Idle VIN: 1B7HF16Z7Y
Tried the IAC valve first. While it did help, it did not totally fix the problem. We can break this one down to 2 problems, the idle and the surge at 65 mph. The idle problem was fixed by replacing the intake manifold gaskets. The surge was fixed by the de...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N6Y
thanks to all that help . the fix was the purge solenoid was flip upside down so the vacuum lines was backwards . once again thanks to those who help :) Trouble codes: P0455.
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L alternator VIN: 1FTHX25F8T
Thanks to all who took their time to help me. I tried all your recommendations. Talking to the customer I found out that he had put 4 new batteries which didn't help. Rechecked grounds and voltage drops(body/engine) ok, this truck doesn't use a mega fuse,teste...
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2002 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMPU16L82
This was a 4R100 transmission. He pulled the unit and rebuilt it. What he found was the 1-2 shift valve spring in the valve body was broken. Thanks for all the replies, Tom.
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2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA504X3
thanks to everyone. i learned alot about using mode 6 for misfires. it ended up being the coil packs. sorry it took me so long yo get back to ya. i thank you all agian for your help.
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Park Assist VIN: 1FMFU18L03
INSTALLED CORRECT RADAR SENSOR TO REPAIR This vehicle was finally fixed yesterday. Thanks to all who offered suggestions especially Richard [...] who saw this post after it had been on for several weeks. Yes it does sometimes take several weeks to get to ...
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2004 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L pcm communication VIN: 1FMRU15W14
THANKS TO ALL YOU WERE RIGHT I TOOK THE TRUCK TO THE DEALER HAD PCM PROGRAMED. EVERYTHING IS WORKING WITH NO MORE PROBLEMS.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L dash VIN: 1FRO8763HK
hi all, we have fixed this one for now. at least it hasnt gone dead yet. we tried a few things and then one time we closed the door with the key on the floor and the doors locked, the chime kept ringing. we traced it down to the lock cylinder for the ignition....
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Stall, low idle speed VIN: 1F34MOL459
hello all, first thanx for the help. there were a few problems here ,first the throttle body was a bit dirty and needed to be cleaned and then there is an update for the pcm that had to be done. both ideas had been given to me through iatn and we seam to have ... Trouble codes: P0505.
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2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GKDT13W6Y
Mass Air Flow Meter Replaced, Throttle Position sensor also replaced . Vehicle fixed
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L p1457 VIN: 1HGEM221L1
well sorry for the long wait fo the post, but its fixed. as many of you know by reading my update theres not much more that can be done to solve this problem.the vacumm hoses were bad , causing miniture leaks all around the evap system. there is an update kit ... Trouble codes: P1457.
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCM66513
most of the replies centered on adding oil to the compressor or a bad compressor bearing Having a friend at Honda they searched all of their bulletins and talked to a Honda Rep and reported no whining problems similiar to mine , also the compressor's have no...
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1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L battery drain VIN: SAJKX6247V
Thanks for all the guys that reply. The white and brown wire, comes from the ignition switch to the antenna relay, when the key is in the ignition ground is present and closes the relay, turning antenna and radio on. When key is out ground is removed and anten...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D9Y
The fault was with two of the ignition coils. Although the check engine light did not indicate misfires, we could see two cylinders playing up while viewing Mode 6 data. We replaced those two coils and the vehicle has been gone for a week now without inciden...
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2001 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Power Seat VIN: SAJDA14C31
Thanks for your help. We have not been able to get the car back in for the repairs, however, all indications are that the one or two of the rheostats have a glitch in them causing it to loose the memory of the end postitions and start hunting. Hopefully we c...
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97V6Y
Ok Every Body Thank you for you respond about this peoblem, we found that power to EVAP vent Solenoid connector was not getting there some times when car was driving at highway speed even wiring ohm test good when we check it and also when we check for power t... Trouble codes: P1451.
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L Coolant temperature VIN: WDBCA24D9L
Thank you all guys for your time and suggestions. Since the radiator is also one year 'new', a Behr unit, I followed the advice regarding possible loose ground in the instrument cluster which I re+re and checked, loosened and re-tightened the fasteners at the ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S320 CDI 3.2L Battery flat VIN: 2200262A16
Thanks to those who sent replies. One suggested check vent fans and cooling fans for continueous operation - these were not the fault. Another suggested the battery may have been incorrect - the battery fitted was the correct spec for the car. I fitted a amp...
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1992 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MECM5OU3N
replaced relay box didnt help/went over entire fp ckt,dropped gas tank found that the wire harness had been spliced several times between the back seat and the pump with crimp on connectors.(to lazy to spend 5 minutes with solder and heat shrink tube) the pk/b...
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L power steering pump VIN: 1MEFM53U8X
thanks to everyone who replied, we got this one fixed. after 2 hrs and about 2 quarts of fluid , we used a vacumn pump and a homemade fitting and the air is finally gone. this has got to be the biggest piece of &%$#^%^ ford ever built. jay
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2003 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S43
Hello guys. I found several problems in the end on this one. I would say that the last five or six replies had this one nailed. The end result was the up stream O2's. I did check the pcv hose and valve. The hose was colapsed but not leaking and the valve was o... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Wipers, Turn Signals, Door Locks VIN: WMWRC33403
Thanks to everyone who replied. The BCM or General Control Module was the problem. Replaced, reprog. and all is fixed. Thanks again IATN.
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Rear main seal VIN: JN1CA21D4S
You can replace this seal without removing the oil pan, but it was not easy. The seal is made into the housing which has a rubber seal on the bottom of the housing . The problem i had was getting the crank seal in and not knocking the spring out of the seal. T...
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2008 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L cabin air fliter VIN: 1N6AD07UX8
The fix for the missing/broken clip on the cabin air filter access door is to use a 5mm diameter x 15 mm long machine screw and a nut and secure the door closed. The owner's manual shows such a set-up, but Nissan changed the design and left the screw and nut...
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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L accessories VIN: 1GHDX03EWD
Got this vehicle fixed. Thank you for all the help. Found 13 wires that go to the b.c.m. Burned through and repaired them,but van still would not start! Took out the carpet and found an entire loom (70-80 wires) completely melted together! They are for power s...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ52K4X
I have been trying to get this car into the shop for further diag but have been unsuccessful at prying the customers hands from the steering wheel. I see this car on a regular interval it usually gets everything that is wrong all at once and I don't see it aga... Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP Performance Failure).
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52T21
HERE IT IS AGAIN I FINALLY WENT AHEAD AND LOOKED AT THIS ONE MYSELF AND IT HAS A BAD IGNITION SWITCH NOT A FUEL PUMP. ANOTHER FINE EXAMPLE OF LEAD A HORSE TO WATER PUT HIS FACE IN IT AND HE STILL WON'T DRINK!
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1993 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L Radio VIN: YS3AL35T1P
Yeah I know I'm late closing this, but I have finally fixed it today. The IDENTIFix people found some achives referring to trouble with the CD/Equalizer unit causing this problem. I found the wiring to be Ok. Replaced the CD/Equalizer unit w/used and now all ...
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1999 Saturn SL1 1.9L horn VIN: 1G8ZH528XX
Well first thans for the help and after working my way back up the harness from the horn looking for a chafed wire as most suggested, i got all the way up through the firewall when a slight tug on the wire chirped the horn. So i take off the column cover and s...
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