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1999 Audi A6 2.8L transmission VIN: WAUDA34BXX
customer brought car in for hard shift in reverse. pulled codes 00293, multifunction sw implausable signal and brake light sw implausable signal. also noticed tiptronic is inoperable and shift interlock does not work properly. (you do not have to press the bra...
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L electric cooling fan VIN: WAUDC28D8Y
ok, guys. this is the shop owners kid's car.have been battling the problem for a while on and off. the electric radiator cooling fan runs constantly when key is on. coolant temp sensors seem to read accurately, but replaced them both just in case. cant find an...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L bad VIN: WAUDC68DX1
this is not a technical help question as far as vehicle being here and being broke. vehicle came in as we were the third party repair for an oil leak and cel on. found cam tensioner seal leaking and heater circut code for o2. replaced all above including v/c g...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L no power VIN: WAULC68E32
my problem is proper testing of turbo. timing belt is aligned properly. no back pressure in exhaust. found vacuum hose off for sec. air valve still same problem. any detailed instruction for testing boost would be helpfull.
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1985 BMW 635CSi 3.4L no start VIN: XXX0605263
Car was towed in, customer was driving the car and was running fine prior to stalling and would not restart. TDC and RPM sensors test ok, both have a healthy signal. Resistances of coil are within spec, coil has +12V as do injectors during cranking. Fuel pum...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling fan VIN: WBAEV33422
Good morning BMW techs.I have a problem with this car.It came in overheating.Trouble code 125.cooling fan.replaced fan sensor in the lower rad hose and the cooling fan,wires were rotted off behind module,Fan still does not work. I have power and ground to the ...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L abs light VIN: WBADT43442
Hello and thank you for reading this. We have this 525I that comes in a couple times a month with abs codes 69 and 72 set, and the brake and abs lights on. the codes pertain to brake light switch plausibility and pressure sensor, zero deviation. I can clear th...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52L6S
95 lesabre with intermittent check engine light,stumble, and code p1361.snap on scanner shows ignition control signal not toggling and possible problem with circuit #424 between spark module and ecm. module is good ,ecm checks good. are there any specific area... Trouble codes: P1361
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1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1G4HR52K3V
hey everyone i've had this car in my shop every week for three months for the same issue. the fuel gauge pegs out to passed full on average 2-3 times a day then levels its self off back to normal. we've replaced the cluster with new one right from the dealer, ...
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1978 Cadillac Seville 5.7L No Start VIN: 6S69B8Q486
I am needing a wiring diagram for the PCM fuel control system on this vehicle or any detailed PCM pin input / output connector color, wire color, and pin number for fuel pump control and fuel pump relay location. I have been told this year vehicle has internal...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L ebtcm VIN: 1G6KF5291T
looking for some insight on this caddy.intermittently set code p1571 in pcm & code 73 in ebtcm. codes will set every time within 20-30 minutes run time, car idling in shop or driving. strange thing is with key on engine not running, with battery charger instal...
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1999 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GYEK13RXX
This truck is really getting me. It runs fine and drives perfect. But if you drive around with the A/C on and stop the truck and turn the A/C off the motor will chug and cut out till it dies. Starts right back up, and only does this intermitintly. Injectors ha...
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1996 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L Coolant level sensor VIN: 1G1LD55M0T
How does the sensor sense a low level of coolant? Customer states that the light should be on with KOEO. We told him that if coolant is at proper level the light will not be on KOEO. We drained the tank and light did not come on. We checked for power on Y/B wi...
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GNEK13R6T
what a day,now my tahoe has quit, running for parts for the caravan.spray fuel in the throttle body and it runs.prime with the key on and off a couple times and it will start rite up and die.you can here the pump in the tank running.it was new last fall.pressu...
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1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L instrument cluster VIN: 1GCCS19X5W
Scanner shows coolant temp at 180 degrees and temp gauge reads at bottom, cold, needle never moves. Fuel level on scanner 24%, gauge in dash empty (scanner shows 100% when disconnected at fuel pump also sets code in vcm). charge light stays on always (except w...
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2000 Chevrolet Venture Warner Bros. 3.4L Misfire VIN: 1GNDX13E4Y
Thanks in advance for all your assistance. Vehical came in with surge at 50mhp and check engine light on. found crank sensor code po336, egr flow po403, and egr sensor a po405. found crank sensor signal irratic, replaced. found egr connector destroyed, repaire...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L stops pulling VIN: 1GCHK23122
same problem before rr trans d light flashes when prob exsist
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GTHK29U42
This P.O.S. wont run, We should have checked it out more before changing the fuel pump, but they all need fuel pumps RIGHT? Well anyway no command from computer to turn pump on or fuel injectors, with scan tool can activate fuel pump and injectors, no codes in...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L a/c system VIN: 1GNDT13S33
I get cold air out of the defrosters and no cold air out of the vents even when i select each mode.
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L gauges, p/windows, p/seat, a/c, radio, battery dra VIN: 1GNEC13ZX4
Cust was driving in Orlando, speedo and gauges zeroed, a/c went warm, radio quit, cel/brake/abs/srs/ lights came on, front power windows inop, rear power windows inop from master switch but worked with rear switches, p/door locks inop. Drove home like this app...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L odometer VIN: 1GCHK23U65
Hello Chevy Techs. My neighbor just bought this truck from a dealer in ILL and the truck shows 36,310 miles on the odometer. when you select trip b it shows 42,461.5 ? My question is how can the trip meter show more miles then the truck has on it. I have check...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L 4x4 VIN: 1GCEK19048
This is for all you GM guys out there we run all Chevrolet 4x4 pickups the 2008 we have all have Automatic Transfer Cases when going in and out of fields the do not want to come out of 4x4 some times no way to tell when there going to work or not just happens ...
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2008 Chevrolet Malibu Classic LS 2.2L sir VIN: 1G1ZS58F88
The vehicle has a code 8086 undocumented in the SIRDM. I am able to clear the code but it returns as soon as you restart the vehicle. I find no reference to this DTC in OD5 or AllData. When I look at the AirBag data noticed the battery voltage PID reading 3/4v...
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1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L proportioning valve? VIN: 1C3XY66B2L
we found crush washers missing on 1 side caliper & master cylinder full of air & wheel cylinders leaking profusely- repaired leak at front calipers & overhauled rear brakes- shoes & new wheel cylinders- attempted to bleed out customer "new" master cylinder- to...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY4BB01
Thank you up front for the responses. This vehicle is really starting to drive me nuts. Customer was complaining of the vehicle cuting out, all of the dash lights coming on and then would set the check engine light on going down the road intermitantly. I check... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control Motor Circuit Malfunction)
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2002 Chrysler Voyager LX 3.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1C8GJ45332
Customer came in with complaint of rough idle and missfire while driving Found serveral missfire codes, #3, #4, #6, and lean O2 bank 1 #4 spark plug black others normal Installed new spark plugs and wires, cleared codes Problem still present, missfire #3 and #... Trouble codes: P0172, P0300, P0303, P0304, P0306
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2C8GM68404
vehicle was towed into shop from other shop- crank sensor & cam sensor are same part #'s- we have replaced crank sensor with dealer part & transfered it also to cam position- now has new cam & crank sensors- code reoccurs after hard to moderate acceleration & ... Trouble codes: P0335 (ckp sensor circuit a), P0339 (ckp sensor circuit intermittent), P0016 (crank/cam timing misalign/out of synch)
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2007 Dodge Sprinter 3500 3.0L no power/low power VIN: WDXPF44597
This vehicle lost power and went to a limp mode. No codes or DTC exists. The customer thinks the turbo quit working. He is an ex mechanic-retired. He believes there was no boost and the rig would shift into high gear almost immediately. When I scanned the vehi...
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1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L front end
my daughters 96 caravan has a shaking that is side to side in the front up to around 40 mph.i thought a bad tire was it but i replaced both front tires.i have checked the axles in the van and seem o.k.its quite pronounced but wont do it on the rack.has anyone ...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan EL 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP34362
hi this van came in running bad. had code p0203 injector control circuit. I have replaced the injector with no change. All data show good with the exception of the post o2 sensor. even with the 02 unplugged it still read 1.230v-4.490v at idle. raw fuel out of ... Trouble codes: 203 (cyl. 3 injector control circuit)
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1964 Ford Farlain 289CID Shift VIN: 4K42C12932
We rebuilt the transmission and carb tuned up the engine and now we only get one shift in drive this is an original green dot so drive should be next to first. We have conflicting information on how this transmission is supposed to work i have been told that w...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FDKE30G6S
Vehicle came in with a misfire/surge at around 40-45 mph when it warms up. The 172 code shows only under koer test. I did add a ground to pin 49 o2 ground at the pcm because the o2 voltage on my scoped stayed at 1.5 volts. And to let you know, the datastream a... Trouble codes: 512 (kam), 172 (o2 not switching)
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1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start
This vehicle came in complaining of a intermitin no start. Customer says that engine will crank but not start after driving a while and then letting it sit for for more than 15 minutes. I've drivin the vehicle extensively and ive duplicated problem once, and i...
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTCR14A1V
Hello out there in Tech land! This one seemed easy enough with the codes it has. The upstream O2 is rich most of the time. It will start to switch when you drive down the road. I have good voltage and ground to the O2 heater, and when I ohm check the heater ... Trouble codes: P0135 (o2 heater malf. b1s1), P0141 (02 heater malf b1s2), P1132 (os insufficient switching b1s1), P1138 (o2 insufficient switching b1s1 koer), P1408 (egr flow out of range)
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1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP13PXW
This car is a nightmare, car in with a high idle after it warms up. Car had the same problem approx. 6 months ago, fix was a new iac. Car is back now with same problem, tried a new iac again ,but no change in problem. Seemed like a possible maf problem althoug... Trouble codes: P1506 (IAC overspeed condition)
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hesitation, Stall, Water in fuel VIN: 1FTWX30P75
This truck is part of a fleet contract. I know little of these fuel systems. We have done what the manager of the fleet has told us to do . I can;t find a expanation on Mitchel .. The water in fuel light keeps coming on and the truck sputters only on a hard or...
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1999 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L Door Lock Actuator VIN: 1GKFK16R3X
Would certainly appreciate any help I could receive on this problem. The locks on the vehicle will not fully lock or unlock. You can hear the locks making the familiar click sound, but they only move about 1/16 of an inch at the most. All door lock actuators w...
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2004 GMC C5500 Topkick C5C042 6.6L transmission VIN: 1GDE5C1264
the truck drops a gear when driving down the road. and then you have to stop and put it in park to get it to shift fine again. if anyone can give me any idea on what it might be.
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5651X
History...(would not fit above) Oct 2004 92,501 miles. Dealer replaced Cat Converter. Oct 2007 118,382 miles. Dealer replace Cat under warranty (po420) At this same time dealer replace timing belt and water pump. Dec 2007 119,909 miles. Same Dealer "Customer... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5851X
History...(would not fit above) Oct 2004 92,501 miles. Dealer replaced Cat Converter. Oct 2007 118,382 miles. Dealer replace Cat under warranty (po420) At this same time dealer replace timing belt and water pump. Dec 2007 119,909 miles. Same Dealer "Customer... Trouble codes: P0300 (miss fire random), P0301 (mf 1), P0302 (mf 2), P0303 (mf 3), P0304
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Fuse #6 VIN: 1HGCG56492
Hey, ive got a 2002 Honda Accord 4cyl that is about to drive me crazy. Vehicle arrived with check engine light on, charging system was not working, and transmission D4 light on dashboad flashing. Scanned computer and found two O2 sensor codes. Checked fuses an...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC83D41
The customer brought this in after he replaced the tps. it had a tps p0121 code and cutsout. The engine feels like it returned to Idle about the time it shifted into 2nd gear. Then would pick back up and dropback down. Replace the tps and It was good for the w... Trouble codes: P0121
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GW48S34
Hello, This jeep was Stalling and bucking while driving and would just stall at A stop. Customer Stated that they just Had A stereo installed And it seemed like it Started to Happen soon After That(I think It was just a fluke)But Anyway We Installed A crank ...
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L axle assembly VIN: KNADC123X6
Hello to everyone out there in cyberspace. We attempted to install a new right side axle. The axle was stuck in the transmission. We tried everyting. Anyone out there know any tricks to remove the inner joint from the transmission? I would appreciate any input...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1249Y
Hello Friends, I have no factory scan tool for this Land Rover so I am using Generic data on a Modis. I try to use custom data list to speed up the refresh rate, sometimes checking only two pids at a time. I am frustrated that I am getting P1171 and P1174 y... Trouble codes: P1171 (MFG Specific Lean bank 1), P1174 (MFG Specific Lean bank 2), P1170 (Lambda sensor aging tv bank 1 Drive cycle CSignal out of range - above or below maximum.), P0440 (Evap system problem), P0446 (Evap. emissions vent control circuit), P1590 (Rough road signal implausible Drive cycle ASignal implausible.)
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALME11414
Customer dropped off, MIL on, I pulled two # codes with my quick handheld without decriptions. P1170 and p1651. I then used my Launch and came up with 4 codes all with p0000's, but had decriptions. The 1st says "o2 ageing fault, downstream fuel tim bank 1, Las... Trouble codes: P1170, P1651
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Cooling fans VIN: JT8BF28GIX
Hello techs...Got a question for ya. While the vehicle is running if the radiator cooling fans are running or not running, when you shut the ignition off the cooling fans will run until it kills the battery. I swapped out two cooling fan relays and it does the...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S84
hello i have a 2004 lincoln Ls that intermittantly falls on its face, wont go over 25mph, and idles very rough. i have 3 codes p2100 p2107 and p2110. i am almost positive the problem is the tps on the throttle body. the reason that i think this during the even... Trouble codes: P2100, P2107, P2110
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1988 Mazda RX-7 SE 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FC3717J
Need some help from you rotaty techs, This car came in with a no start the costomer had tryed to fix himself (ha ha) He dumped a large quantity of atf down intake. The car has no spark and no injector pulse. I have tested the cam and crank sensor at the sensor...
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22D6T
I have this Mazda that is giving me major problems!! It will not rev up at all!! It almost acts like a restriceted exhaust. I have ran back pressure checkes, normal; compression checks, 110-120; fuel pressure, 45-50; spark is jumping 1/2-3/4 of an inch. It wil... Trouble codes: P1521 (p1195-), P1195 (p1250-), P1250
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBNG75JXY
Guys Is there any special procedure's involved when lifting the S500. It's in for a Service and we've never worked on this particliar model w/ airride suspension. TIA
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D2V
Please help! Read the related repair history of my problem child. I again am still having vehicle stalling when put in reverse/check engine light on w/MAF codes. At times it doesn't act up. I found that other members were having some of the same symptoms & the... Trouble codes: P0100 (Mass air flow sensor problem), P0325 (Knock sensor bank one)
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1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 2P4GP243XX
Hello to all i got this van thats giving me some trouble. It came to me from anouther shop with a severe lack of power. The other shop had done a basic tune up for the lack of power. The customer then brought the van to us after the other shop did not fix the ...
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2002 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G2HY54K42
this vehicle has an intermittent no crank or delayed crank. very intermittent, sometimes cranks right away sometimes split second before it begins to crank sometimes 2 or 3 seconds. i have verified during no crank condition: no voltage to s terminal on starter...
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2002 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Cuts out VIN: 1GMDU03EX2
Original problem - died any time any place crusing, AFTER INSTALLING 2 CRANK SENSORS DOWN THE STREET VEHICLE CAME HERE. SCANNED FOUND CODE FOR CAM SENSOR, INSTALLED CAM SENSOR, CLEARED CODES, STILL STALLED DRIVING, NO TIME FRAME TO WHEN IT HAPPENS, WOULD STALL...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L excess crank vac. VIN: WP0CA2983W
Hey guys, This engine is wheezing at idle because there is so much vacuum in the crankcase, I removed the air filter to try.(yeah I know it was a long shot but I've seen it before ) when the engine is idling I can't even pull the oil cap off there is so much...
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2004 Saturn Vue Red Line 2.2L Shifter VIN: 5GZCZ23D54
On the bottom of the shifter arm there is a plastic connector that goes into the adjuster on the end of the shifter cable. The dealer tells me I have to buy the entire shifter assy for 300 bucks to get a $10 part. I can't see how to justify that to the custome...
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2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BH36553
Greetings from soggy Vermont! I have a 2003 Subaru legacy wagon, all wheel drive. When making a left or right hand turn you can feel car pulsating or binding (exactly like a posi rear end binds when it needs new fluid). Another shop has replaced both front axl...
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1996 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Lock up convertor VIN: JT3HN86R3T
I am having a problem with information. In testing this lock up system I am told to check resistance of the lock up solenoid from the ecu. If the resistance is 11-15 ohms replace the ecu. The next step is to check the resistance of the solenoid at the transmis...
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2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR32E25
vehicle came in to fillup on gas. would not restart. no communication with ecm, obdii or generic global. mitchell and identifix have no test for ecm or wiring checked both iatn archives and identifix archives. but nothing to test no communication any help appr...
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2002 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUML44D02
thank you all for the replies, mark from michigan hit it on the head. 2 gallons of fuel added to tank got the system going. runs great. it had just lost its prime during the pump replacment.
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVC68E83
Thanks to all that replied- after running every possible test boost targets remained .8 bar under spec. We found the turbo is from a lower output engine and suspect it is not compatable for this engine but the used car dealer is bailing out! Thanks, Greg Trouble codes: P0299.
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2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L abs VIN: WBACN33401
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was with the rotation rate sensor. We installed a new one and the car has not returned in over 2 weeks. I think I should clarify some of my original post. When the code was set we would lose the 5V feed from the control u...
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1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon Collector's Edition 5.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G4BR82PXT
Well its fixed . being that it was a intermitant problem I disconnected the egr valve and drove it I could not get it to act up so I called the customer and had them drive it for a week . the problem never occured so I replaced the egr upon removal I found tha...
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2005 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Stall VIN: 2G4WS52J15
WELL THANKS AGAIN GUYS,THE CUSTOMER JUST RETURNED 1 WEEK LATTER SAID ALL WAS GREAT.WHAT THE FINAL RESULTS I REMOVED THE IAC AND FOUND ALOT OF CARBON SO I CLEANED THE PASSAGE AND RELEARNED IDLE AND ALL WAS GOOD.I WOULD LIKE TO THANK 2 TECHS FOR THERE HELP AT UN...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2G1WN52M5S
THANKS EVERY ONE FOR ALL THE HELP CAM SENSOR SEEM TO FIX IT ALL ALONG I JUST COULDN'T UNDERSTAND MY SCANNER READINGS. COSTOMER MAKE TRIP TO CHICAGO 300 MI ALL GOOD THANKS AGAIN EVERYONE
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2G1WL52M7W
One of the replys said to check for Burned wires that was it I found 2 burned wire , coming from the coil to what I think is the knock sensor. They were a blue and yellow wires that layed on the exhaust , someone had put an alarm on and spliced into one of th...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19X82
SORRY ABOUT THE FUZZY POST. THIS ONE IS FIXED MASS AIR FLOW .THANKS TOO ALL WHO TOOK THE TIME TO HELP THE SPECS I GOT FROM SCOT AND CRIS HELPED ALOT THANKS AGAIN Trouble codes: P0101 (mas air sensor), P0463 (fuel level sensor).
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, SES LIGHT IS ON VIN: 1GNDT13S33
I had bad spark plugs. I replaced all of them with the new coil pack and I clean the throttle body and air intake. I replaced the camshaft position sensor solenoid and camshaft sensor and crankshaft position sensor. She is running like new. Thanks for the help... Trouble codes: P1345 (camshaft/crankshaft sensor correlation), P0301 (cyl 1 misfire).
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1994 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L gauges VIN: 1BG4GH54L5
Thanks to everyone that came to my rescue. The problem ended up being the bcm the dimmer sends a signal to the bcm then it sends out the voltage to the dash lights. In my case it was sending it to the gauges that are also controlled by the bcm, we pulled it o...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B7GL22X5Y
This one is fixed I could never get it to act up so I took a very wild guess and replaced the fuel pump . going by the customer complaint . been 2 weeks no problems . thanks again
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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, No Electrical Power VIN: 1D8HN44H38
Thanks to all that replied, you guys got it right on, we replaced the WIN module and a new TIPM and it worked perfectly, sorry about theincorrect scantool we were using a star scan on it, we are a GM and Chrysler dealer and I just got the two mixed up.. but Th...
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2008 Dodge Avenger SXT 2.7L Starter VIN: 1B3LC56R28
I recieved some great information, but determined it to be a security issue and sent it to the dealer. If I hear of any other repair needed once it arrived at the dealer I will post any information. Thanks IATN Members for your help Dan
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1990 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMEU15N6L
thanks for all the helpful advice. the fix was definately the firing order. i was informed at the time i was replacing the cam, that since it would be the correct ratio for the bronco i should be able to set it for [...]. i was misinformed!! i followed your...
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1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP5240P
Boy do I feel stupid. The problem was the canp hose under the left front of the radiator was split. After repairing the hose fuel trims are running +-0%. Thanks for the help.
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L brakes VIN: 2FMDA5140S
Thanks for the help. Most replies involved blocking off hoses to isolate faults, but this had already been done. Decision was made to replace the brake booster but before we replaced it I tried adjusting the pushrod at the master cylinder. This had very little...
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1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTJW36F2S
Well, once again I have succedded in making a mountain out of a molehill!! I received 4 replies, 3 of which were on the money!! I was, indeed, merely melted wires in the passenger side valve cover gasket and the injector/glow plug harness inside. I replaced... Trouble codes: P1219 (cylinder identification low), P0267 (cyl 3 injector ckt. low), P0344.
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1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FTHX25G9V
thanks to all after traceing wires and relays, could not find nothing wrong ,except the distbutor seem not to read right when cranking over.so i started back over as if nonthing had been done replaced module,would not start,replaced distbutor it started so i t...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU16W01
Hey guys sorry for the delay in closing this. Had a vacation and car didnt come back right away. This is the most replies I've ever recieved, 42 in all. Almost all of you said most likely clogged passages in throttle body. This one wasnt too bad but removed an... Trouble codes: P0401 (insuffecient EGR flow).
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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L battery light on dash VIN: 3FAFP11361
Retested and replaced the alternator, problem solved. Thanks, John.
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L noise in hub VIN: 1FTNX21L23
thank you for all your advice. i havent been able to get cust. back in yet. i still think the problem is in the hub. might try the warn aftermarket style hub. ill try to repost after get cust. in. thanks again
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2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no power VIN: 1FDAF56P93
I replaced not cleaned turbo-charger & EGR valve, cleaned EGR ports (carefull not to dump to much cleaner) All parts are OEM, I also cleaned & tightened CAC connections. road test vehicle, all is good. Thanks to all who replied! 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 door locks VIN: 1FTPW145X4
FINAL FIX WAS BROKEN WIRE IN HARNESS THAT RUNS IN ROOF PANEL BACK TO BODY CONTROL MODULE. THANKS FOR EVERYONES HELP.
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2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Gauge Cluster VIN: 1FMDK01185
First of all thanks everyone for the help. I had the GEM module (SJB) reprogramed after replacement and all symptoms are gone now. Thanks Again Lester Suplee
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1993 Honda Accord SE 2.2L speedo and clock VIN: JHMCB7681P
This issue was posted somewhat prematurely by an eager technician. The fix was not too difficult to find. The technician traced wiring from the gauge cluster to a junction box. The connector for the harness was not connected tightly. The technician removed the...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start, NO SPARK VIN: IHGCG565OW
Thanx for all the help. Suggestions where mainly to check the main relay,ignition module,distributor and coil.The fix was when i followed the wiring harness on the back side of the motor to the crank position sensor and saw somethig rubbed two of the wires in ... Trouble codes: 1359 (tdc sensor disconnectedconnections or ecm).
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HCG5644WA
This post was placed by my tech.. Sorry for him not posting any information besides the code. At least he did use this tool instead of always going through me. The fix involved replacing two bad parts, the evap. bypass solenoid and the evap. control caniste... Trouble codes: 1456 (evap).
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Battery Light VIN: 1HGE516554
Well turns out that Napa's alt. was putting out 13.6v and we replaced it with a Honda alt. and no more battery light. Afterwards we had the cpu flashed because there seemed to be alot of updates on this model.. Thanks for all th input
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2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78846
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. FOUND VEHICLE LOW ON OIL AND HAS NOT HAD A OIL CHANGE IN OVER 7,000 MILES. FLUSHED ENGINE AND CHANGED OIL. VEHICLE RUNS FINE. Trouble codes: P1009 (Variable Valve Timing Control).
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1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58W7X
Thanks to Jeff,Jess,Chris,Scott & James...The different coil (short or long) on no# 6 only pertains to 5/99 and later, earlier uses 6 of the same. The crank is the original to me but who knows how long it's had this problem. Before the cam I did replace all 6 ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L exhaust VIN: SAJDA01C11
thanks to all that suggested running the car on the highway for a period of time. i brought the car up to the interstate and ran the heck out of it for awhile . the smoke disappeared and the car runs great thanks to everyone joe
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2003 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L lft. frt park and turn lamp VIN: SAJEA03V73
thank you to all who replied, especially steven, surprise surprise, the dealer has the bulb holder in stock and it's only $51.00. Daily I am amazed by the level of service provided by the caring professionals at multi-million dollar dealerships.
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L Front End VIN: 1J4FA49524
We install a new track bar which took care of 90% of the problem the rest is in the tires they are out of round and chopping thanks for all the replies and help
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1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L shifting VIN: KNDJA7236T
I UNHOOKED THE PLUGS UNDER PASSENGER FLOOR BOARD AND PACKED WITH DIELECTRIC GREASE, RECONNECTED, CLEARED CODES THEN TEST DROVE AND SHIFTS GOOD NOW AND THE CODE DID NOT COME BACK AFTER THREE TEST DRIVES. THANK YOU JIM FOR THE HELP, IT WAS RIGHT ON.
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1999 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Stall VIN: JM1TA2215X
Looked in the throttle body and found it to be very dirty.Did a carbon clean with BG products and it solved the problem.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L SRS Light VIN: 4JGAB54E2Y
Wiring at connector for door read as one wire all the way back to the SRS computer. Wires are twisted together from the factory, all the way between the two connectors. Found wires chaffed next to tunnel, where wires go under center console and to SRS module...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L convertible top VIN: WDBLK70G73
Top is fixed and working perfectly. Found that someone (previous owner)had used the emergency release function for the top hyd. motor and left it in a detached position. This allows the top to be carefully lowered manualy and still close automaticlly. I did...
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1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.8L IP Light and Radio Light VIN: 1P4GP44L7X
Thanks for all the help guys. The problem was the headlight switch. Sorry it took me so long to close this fix. Again guys thanks for the help u always safe me so much time fixing things.
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2001 Saturn SC2 1.9L ac blower VIN: 1G8ZY12761
ended up being the BCM. Interestingly, the Saturn BCM is not programmable with the tech 2. The Saturn dealer was needed to configure the BCM]
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2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G8ZH52802
Thanks to all who responded with the relearn procedure for this vehicle. Our mitchell program stated the same but said that the security light should change status within the 10 min periods. Our light would not change status. therefore we thought we were on th... Trouble codes: 1599 (stall detected).
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