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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L abs module VIN: WAUED64B01
help audi tect's,,, this audi is braking on the right side only when first starting out after sitting, both the right front & rear brakes are coming on thru abs. You can feel then viberate & grab sometimes real hard. After letting it run at idle for a min. or ...
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2002 Audi A6 2.7L Driver's VIN: WAUZZZ4B92
I cannot get the driver's door open on this A6. I've tried locking and unlocking the door many times, to no avail. It feels like the door is locked when trying to open from the outside. I can hear and see, the release button moves fully up and down, that t...
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L Headlights VIN: WBAEU33443
Hi all and thanks for your effort to try to help me. This vehicle has zennon headlights. It had a problem with them when it was under warranty and they replaced some stuff. I don't have a record of what parts were replaced but I have the same problem again. Th...
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1990 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G4HR54CXL
Vehicle came in with a light misfire stopped in gear that would grow in to a major misfire under load on the highway. It would misfire hot and cold. After replacement of secondary ignition and fuel system service the engine runs good cold. After about 2-3 mile...
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1996 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Electrical VIN: 1G6KY5292T
This vehicle came in to our shop with a no start condition originally and was found to have a shorted battery, replaced battery still no start. Starter found to be faulty, replaced the starter, all ok. Vehicle came back 2 days later with a dead battery. After ...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1FP2382M
Hello GM tech's, This one we have gone through the ringer:-( When this car is cold it runs great for about 5 minutes till it gets hot. Every thing looks normal on the data readout. It idles rough, engine shakes a little and is rough to about 1500 RPM and then ...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GNFK16R7X
vehicle came in on the hook crank no start found no fuel pressure and blown ecm 1 fuse replaced fuel pump and ecm 1 fuse ac delco with connector still blows ecm 1 fuse evry time oyu turn ignition in to on possition, after we replaced ecm and flashed it , still...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Fuel guage VIN: 1GCHG39R81
Hello to all technicians worldwide.We have a 2001 Chevy G-3500 van that has an inoperative fuel guage.The vehicle originally came in for a no-start/hard start condition.We diagnosed it as a bad fuel pump and proceeded to replace the unit.It started and ran wel...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Unknown VIN: 1GCHK23285
Hi guys, need your help again. I have an 05 Duramax that sets a 872 code imediately after putting it in any forward gear. It then defaults to fourth gear and sets the code. I can clear the code and run the vehicle in reverse and the code will never set. I have...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L cluch command
Van came in last night not cycleing, the psi was high around 150psi cause it came from airport. no compessor clutch. wiggled low psi switch & it kicked on & blew cold.next morning intermitant cluch so try low psi switch.then it got wierd, cluch had a mind of i...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L MIL Lamp on, REDUCED POWER VIN: 1GCHK23U76
this vehicle came in with an intermittent problem. customer states service engine soon light comes on and reduced power message displayed and engine will not respond to pedal movement. stores codes p1516 p0053 p0054 p0059 p0060 everytime truck comes in. this h... Trouble codes: P1516 (throttle actuator control module), P0053 (ho2s heater resistance b1s1), P0054 (ho2s heater resistance b1s2), P0059 (ho2s heater resistance b2s1), P0060 (ho2s heater resistance b2s2)
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2008 Chevrolet Express 2500 LS 6.0L Accessories VIN: 1GAGG25K48
I am concerned that I can't find info on installing t1 towing harness (4pin)to this truck. GM has no info at all available. Can I just plug it in and have it work or do I need to worry about blowing a module...the trailer has no electric brakes just brake, run...
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2008 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Tire Sensor VIN: KL1TD66668
This vehicle came in with a tire pressure light on while engine is running, scanned system for codes and found C0550 "ECU Malfunction" we then checked all power's and grounds and replaced the TPM ECU, then the light stayed off for 15 miles and then the vehicle...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L 3-4 shift VIN: 1C3EJ56H3S
please help,vehicle intermittently sets code 42 (3-4 shift sol circuit). trans intermittently downshifts to low gear while driving and will not upshift(limp in). have replace shift control module and shift solenoid, tightened pins to module and solenoid pack w...
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1994 Dodge Caravan 2.5L Wheel Bearing Noise VIN: 2B4GH25K0R
Thought we had a clear cut bad wheel bearing. loud rumble noise from right front. Drove down the street swerve left- noise goes away. go straight or swerve right- loud rumble noise. Easy- bad wheel bearing right? We put the chassis ears on it just to be safe, ...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HH46FXV
Sept 2007 100km - Egr valve, transducer done for leaking. Just did Egr tube bad leaking, intake manifold gaskets upper and lower, and injector seals kit install Aug 113kms. Injector seal was was casuing emission reading to change hugh when sprayed with intake ... Trouble codes: P0172 (right bank fuel system rich)
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HF16Y4X
Truck origionally came in for a miss on 8 it was determined that a bad valve was the culprit... pulled head and saw that #8 intake valve had a chip missing.. replaced with new head and shipped truck... came back 2 weeks later for Oil consumption problem... ran...
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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Rotor specs VIN: 2D8HN54P68
Hey ya'll got a 08 Grand Caravan needing a brake job. However Mitchell and All Data have not updated their info and give no rotor specs at all. I called our local Dodge dealer, but their service mangaer wasn't in and the guy that picked up phone couldn't ansew...
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1989 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDKE30H6K
Hello Ford Techs, this vehicle is actually in another repair shop and being worked on by a close friend. He's at his wits end trying to solve the problem and I've tried to make suggestions over the phone, but to no avail yet. Tomorrow, he's going to drive it o... Trouble codes: 32 (E.G.R. circuit)
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X2S
thanks to all that will try to help with this nightmare.We have this 95 explorer customer put 96 motor in and cant get to start.We have no spark we get one flash at beginning of crank on injectors.we installed break out box and have power and grounds.we have p...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15Y4S
have this ford f-150 here that wont fire, checked wires from dist to icm all good power where needed, checked wires from icm to coil all good have power output to coil but not grounding coil. pulled icm and dist pluged into another vehicle both fire properly o...
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FALP15P6V
Hey guys have escort here i replaced evap soleniod and ecm still light please help Trouble codes: P0443 (Evap soleniod control)
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1997 Ford Windstar 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMPA5141V
The engine idle speed slows and oil light flickers then engine dies when warm, particularly when in a hard (at the stop) right turn. No codes set. Engine idle speed appears to drop off to below 300 RPM before dying. Fuel pressure stays steady @ appx 32 psi & i...
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1998 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Transmission Fluid pours over from dip stick tube VIN: 1FALP67L6W
Replace new battery a 3 months ago. vehicle is came back for dead battery. Check the charging system again and its a charging level @ approx. 13.9 V and charing. no check engine light and no known codes were found on obd2 scan tool. check all fuse for short or...
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2004 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L not cold VIN: 1FBSS31L84
replace everything but the two evaporators van still will not cool under 60f at idle but it will cool down at high rpm hose down condenser with water & cool down a bit but not enough pressure went down to 40psi still a little high cancel heater hoses
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1995 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Reservoir VIN: 1GDHK33F5S
We received a report of a truck losing coolant out the reservoir and that the truck was not overheating. We instructed the operator to stop driving the truck and we had it towed to the shop. At the time, we could not confirm their complaint. We then replaced t...
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2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLE 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKGK26U23
This vehicle missfires and has bad detonation when towing in hot weather. The only fault present was a P0353. I replaced #3 ignition coil and it seemed to correct the problem, however it came back when towing in hot conditions. I checked the IC signal when cra... Trouble codes: P0353 (Malfunction in primary ignition circuit.)
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1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JHMCA5542K
I have this 89 accord that shortly after driving it(no warm-up)it will surge and buck under a load in 3rd gear or above.The problem is when the engine reaches a certain temp the problem completely disappears...and wont return until the next day after being ful...
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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L key VIN: JHMEG8643N
Customer has problems removing the key from the ignition lock.. Replaced ignition switch 2x--same issue--key does not always release when vehicle is turned off--intermittant neutral safety switch is ok gear shift selector is good--alignment for park any sug...
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1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Electronic VIN: 2HGEH2350N
A/C compressor inop at times. A/C relay not grounding at the ECU. Test showed a bad ECU, replaced ECU (oem) and still have same problem. Checked ECU grounds and wires from ECU to A/C relay and compressor. If we gound the relay wire to the ECU, A/C works, but A...
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1993 Honda Civic CX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEH235XP
My local trusty salvage yard said the engine from a DX model would fit into this CX car (CX motor nonexistant). So we made the swap of a used 94 Civic DX motor into the 93 Civic CX. Ran poorly until we also swapped the ECU. Now runs great, except the check eng... Trouble codes: 41 (Heated Oxygen Sensor Circuit)
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Shift lock VIN: 5FNRL18633
This is a local customer that had the misfortune of having his trans go out while on vacation in another state. All is well with the transmission, but now he has an intermittant problem where the shift lock will not allow the shifter out of park. Of course we ...
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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JNKAY21D8V
Car came in with check engine light on,had 2 tps codes we placed tps and adjusted. car ran fine check engine light stayed off. car came back with complaint of hesitation at take off and it does..i double checked tps,fuel pressure and timing, all ok. now it hes...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Cooling Fans VIN: JNKCV51E43
This will sound weird at first, but just follow along... Original complaint was no dome lights. Customer said he replaced one of the reading lights and dome lights stayed on for about 30 minutes and then they dimmed out and never came back on. I pulled covers ...
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2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L No Start VIN: JACDJ58X01
hi all, really could use some help here. This vehicle came in with a shifting issue. ended up needing a trans. also recommended some maint items. did timing belt water pump and spark plugs. when all was done and installed initial start of vehicle; engine start...
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1952 Jeep M38 134CID Surge, hard starting hot
Vehicle is a 1952 M38 military Jeep (24 volt, fording equipped, all stock) Problem: Engine starts hard when hot, intermittent surge when cruising (no load or decel). Engine was rebuilt (bored, new internals etc), carb rebuilt, distributor gone through. new w...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S6R
This vehicle was towed to the shop after it failed to start and run at the end of the customer's work-day. It had been driven to work & parked running normally. It will start and run for about 2-4 sec., then stall. At times, it will run ling enough to get the ...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L cooling fan VIN: 1J4GW58NX1
this vehicle came in for leaking p/s pump and over heating.i replaced the pump and cooling fan. now this fan is drivin by the pump/hydralicand it does have power to the fan soleniod but still not turning.therefore this thing is still overheating.am i missing s...
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.7L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12853
This vehicle first came to me 3 months ago with the check engine light on with no other complaints. Found codes P0134 no o2 activity B1S1, P1166 Lambda bank 1 control limit, P0304 cyl#4 misfire, and P0030 o2 heater circuit problem B1S1. Replaced o2 sensor & fi... Trouble codes: P0560 (Battery back up line malfunction), P0340 (Camshaft position sensor circuit malfuntion), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire)
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L ride control VIN: WDBNG70J11
benz had 4 tires put on & when the vehicle was lowered back down(lifted on hoist from body) front tires tucked into fenderwells.rear looks higher than normal(vehicle was fine before being lifted). asked local import shop for some ideas & they suggested pulling...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Calipar, Front Brake VIN: WDBUF65J83
If you press the pedal you hear crunching noise in the calipar area. We pulled off calipars and cleaned all slides and greased the pad edges. Still makes the noise. The calipars are aluminum. Do these go bad from stress stretching? Any ideas will help.
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM59S8Y
This thing's got me kind of stuck;thanks in advance for all who can help. Here, I have a 2000 Merc. Sable wagon, customer bought it used last May, no trouble until MIL came on, code P0402, excessive egr flow. I know what you're thinking, and so was I, but we'r... Trouble codes: P0402
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1999 Nissan Wingroad 1500CC vss VIN: WFY11-0011
Hi I'm looking for the VSS wire to hook up a GPS Navigation System I have all the other relevent information. Vehicle should be the same as the Nissan AD wagon / pulsar wagon. Thanks
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27Y51
This vehicle is from a used car dealer with no history. Fuel tank was replaced at another shop. We replaced EVAP canister check valve due to rust/corrosion sol. open. Vent hose at tank was apparently pinched in tank removal at a previous shop, we replaced. W... Trouble codes: P0440 (Gross EVAP leak)
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y81
Would appreciate some feedback and thank you for reading the post. Customer brought in the vehicle with complaints about a hesitation on acceleration and slight pinging. MIL was on with code P0171 - with a lean running condition on Bank 1. Checked fuel pressur... Trouble codes: P0171
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA1E04C
no injector pulse
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2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L radiator VIN: 1N4AL11D06
Guys and Gals, Hello from Texas. I have this 06 Altima that has been running hot when the customer comes to red lights, if he is running on the highway it won't run hot until he stops, then the temp climbs all the way to hot. I replaced both thermostats and ...
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1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais S 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1G3NF14A5M
While driving the vehicle it will cut out like the ingnition system was shut down completely, just for a little bit. I have the best luck with the engine about 2200 rpms to get it to do it. I had an esc module code in there, I did a secondary scope while it w... Trouble codes: 43 (esc module or circuit failure)
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1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Unknown VIN: 1G3AG55N3P
This olds came in with a big oil leak out the front crank seal and making a scraping noise from front of engine. We replaced the seal and the leak quit, but the noise was still there. Removed the timing cover to look inside. The only thing we can find is that ...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2WR521XY
im scratching my head on this one no codes only seems to fail after hot but monitered temp sensor and guage in dash readings were normal for driving conditions acts like it loses ignition by the way fuel press goes up when it quits hunts for idle after fail li...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L hazard lights VIN: YS3FD49Y74
first off thanks for reading this.i have this saab 9-3 that turns on the hazard lights about a minute after locking doors.it will drain the battery doing this.i have a tech with saab software and it says hazard switch is off.i have also removed hazard switch t...
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2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Cruise Control VIN: 4S4BP62C65
Hello Iatn, I need help from any Subaru technicians out there. I have the OUtback Subaru with flasher CRUISE light. I did all the basic checking; fuses, powers, ground, switches, all are good. Hook Launch Scanner, can't communicated with the cruise module eit...
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2006 Suzuki Forenza Premium 2.0L Overdrive VIN: KL5JD56Z66
Yea, I know, I have some strange claims but allow me to run this by the Trans. Techs. Our insured body shop repaired some collision damage to the front of this car. I am certain some fluid was lost during the event and was brought back to the level using a nam...
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1976 Volkswagen Transporter 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2262099586
This unit was brought in no crank/no start. Replaced starter and relay. got running, found clutch and most related parts, cables etc. worn, replaced all. been diagnosing its drivability ever sence. smoke check for vacuum leaks, repaired and replace hoses, co...
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1994 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5715R
After repairs resett the ECM check engine light comes back on in less than 5 miles with same DTC 1-4-3. Engine runs smooth, no knokings or missfire, check wiring connections, Gounds all the flueds and it seems normal. KS position is as all data shows and repla... Trouble codes: 143 (1-4-3 front knock sensor signal)
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Monitors VIN: YV1LS5727T
This one will run monitors, then when turned off, goes back to "Not ready". Checked all fuses - are good. Will have to get into this one Monday morning and I'm not that familiar with Volvo. Any advice is greatfully accepted. Thanks!and have a great weekend...
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2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L abs, mil VIN: YV1SZ59H74
Hello Everyone: ABS, Check Engine and Brake Failure messages. Cruise will not engage. OBD II Code P0571 in memory and pending. Code is for Brake Position Switch A. Direct-Hit says switch on brake pedal bracket is for stop lights, cruise, and shift interlock, ...
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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L codes VIN: WAUBA34B0W
This vehicle is fixed. Thank you for your quick responses. The gentleman who mentioned the fuel pump relay was correct. The relay fixed it right away. Thanks again! Trouble codes: 999 (12 codes see description).
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L p/windows and open door indicator VIN: WAUEH54B51
Thanks to all who replied.The dome light fuse was blown but cause is intermittant and could not be reduplicated. I had inspected the comfortcontrol unit for corrosion and it seemed ok. I do beleive the fault could be in the drivers seat as some had mentioned b...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L Camshaft VIN: WAULT68E72
Thanks for the replies.I did wind up doing this job.Once the cams & crank are locked down it's not that bad a job.From what the dealer told me they don't fool with cams they just replace heads app $1500 + labor per side.They don't like the liability.This is no...
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1988 BMW 735i 3.5L p/s fluid message VIN: WBAGB3312J
Hi, unfortunatly I was not able to fix this car, the customer didn't want to spend any more time & money. I want to thank all of the tech's that replied to this case & I want to let you know the results of all of your suggestions. Douglas [...] asked me if ...
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2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L evap core VIN: WBXPA93455
members want to say sorry for the long delay on the fix,customer hasn't returned with the vehicle, he wasn't sure if he wanted to spend the cash.i agree with most of you that the evap core is leaking,my rule is if you don't see any die or visual signs and snif...
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1986 Buick Regal T-Type 3.8L master cyl VIN: 1G4GK4775G
So far we got credit from the company that we got this rebuilt powermaster unit from for it being defective, but thats all we got from them. They don't want anything to do with this system anymore and won't build one again. I did call a few places that I hea...
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1989 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CW54C4K
We replaced the PROM and were able to communicate with the computer again.The car drove well other than being way down on power at WOT.We checked the fuel pressure and found it was dropping to 10 psi intermittently,replaced the pump and all is well,thanks for ... Trouble codes: 41 (cam sensor), 42 (electronic spark timing).
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1964 Chevrolet truck 396CID lights
John [...] faxed me the info I needed, thanks. Several mentioned aftermarket wiring harness and that would have been a better route, but they guy basically tried to make his own harness and got in over his head. Just wanted the OEM diagram to make the pro...
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCM19W1W1
Thanks to everyone's input. Most all responses agreed fuel pressure was too low for a poppet type injection system. Replaced customer's "el-cheapo" unit with a GM and "bingo" problem solved. Thanks to everyone. IATN is one of my most valuable tools in the shop...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L battery draw VIN: 1G1ND52T8X
I tried disconnecting modules, fuse, relays, & ignition switch to make ecm go to sleep. I even though the data wire coming from the aldl connector might be picking up stray signals seeing it was looped up around everything. I ended up putting in a relay on the...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1456Y
First thanks for the help guys. Removed the head and the #2 cyc had a burned valve. The reason we did not think the valves were the problem is that 8/19/06 30,[...] ago, we did a head gasket and had the valves done at that time. The edge was just not sealin... Trouble codes: P0302.
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1B7HC16Y3T
Thank you everyone who responded with tips. It's great to get so many so quick. It turns out that the waterpump impeller was rusted out, and looked just like a star, as someone had suggested. The tip to remove the heater hose and spin the waterpump to see if t...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B4GP44R1V
I WANT TO SAY THANKS AGAIN TO EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED, AND I HOPE MY NOTE TO EACH OF YOU MADE IT THRU, ALL WERE GOOD SUGGESTIONS AND WE'D BEEN THERE BEFORE A COUPLE TIMES ON MOST OF THEM. THE LITTLE STINKER IS STILL LEAVING BOOTPRINTS ON MY BUTT. WE'VE REMOVED ...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44G3W
I received the 3 replies. Two were harness problems. One was by the intake and the other by the rear valve cover. In both cases the harness was damaged by heat or oil and the insulation was off the wires. The other reply was to check the AutoShutDown relay for...
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1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L radiator fan VIN: 2B4GP44R6X
thanx for all the many replies, all were right on the money!!! i replaced the fan assembly along with a new reelay and all is well!!! thanx again for the help!@!!
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1984 Ford Escort 2.0L master cylinder VIN: 1FABP34H8G
WOW thanks for the 23 replies over night! After much discussion and reading all responses. We had decided to go "Back to basics". If it worked before you worked on it... go back to what you touched. So we pulled the front left tire off and to our amazment foun...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTDX1721V
The customer decided to stop all work on this vehicle for now. thanks for the suggestion unfortunatly the 6 responses i got,my lead tech had already suggested and had been checked by myself.
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.0L transmission VIN: 2FMZA50U6Y
Gentlemen I am a product of my own stubbornness (i.e. an idiot).I took some of your advice,dropped the pan and the filter. Never did I think that filter would be that plugged in less than two weeks!.Van goes perfect,Thanks to everyone who replied!you guys are ...
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Vents VIN: 2FAFP74W63
Thanks to Calvin, and Paul for sending me in the right direction. Apparently one or more of the solenoids inside the unit were leaking. Replaced the head unit and vehicle is now fixed. Thanks again.
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2008 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Alignment VIN: 1FMCU93158
Thanks everyone for your replies. I am going with poor OE tires that haven't been rotated & nature of the beast. This is the first time I've seen this vehicle. The customer told me he rotated the tires twice since new. I wouldn't doubt it was once. He lik...
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1993 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L a/c controller VIN: 1GKFK16K0P
Thanks for all the help , I cleaned the wiring connector terminals on the back of the a/c controller and the customer took the vehicle and says all's well works good. The suggested helps said to check all a/c sensor connections and battery terminals for corros...
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2004 GMC C5500 Topkick C5C042 6.6L transmission VIN: 1GDE5C1264
sent to dealer they said it was the turbo. no fault with trans. the vans on the turbo where so badly carboined up the it was not moving thank for and the input to all of you
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1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCB765XN
Thanks Guys, Excellent Ideas: EGR valve was getting vacume just fine and also by applying the vacume to EGR VALVE engine was running rough, but it seems like that only one cyl. was getting the EGR supply and other ports were clogged and at cruise under load th...
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Safety VIN: JHLRD68492
I received replies that also backed up my thinking that the low battery could have caused this false code, and one reminding me that Honda would cover this under a long term warranty. The vehicle has not had the code come back. I will call this a low-battery c...
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1992 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L low brake pedal VIN: JNKNG01C1N
We replaced the master cyl. and bled the system and all is good, thanks for the reply's! The system we were working on never had traction control,or a damper. we just had worn cups in the master cylinder for the front brakes and they were not able to move any ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW48S32
Because our new scann tool would not communicate with the vehicle we sent it to the dealer, theirs wouldn't either they found a constant signal on the bus of the obd connector. They started to unplug modules and then when they unplugged the bulkhead by the pas... Trouble codes: P1686 (sentry key immobil failure).
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L axle assembly VIN: KNADC123X6
We tried everything possible. We ended up installing a used transmission. Appreciate everyone that wrote back with ideas. Sometimes you just have to get radical.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Electric Window VIN: WDBNG70J42
Thanks to everyone that took the time to respond to my help request. Everyone had good suggesstion, and I am happy to report this vehicle has been successfully repaired. As it turns out, the problem was an INCORRECT window motor, which was purchased from Wo...
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1MEFM50U82
Thank you for all the good replays. The camshaft sensor housing took care of the problem Thank so much Gert Scandinavian Service Inc. www.scandinavianservice.com
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D2V
Got this one fixed. Remember, do not give up on the wires for the MAF by the strut tower. The feed to the computer from the MAF was broke inside its own casing & you could not see it. So save yourself some time & just run a jumper on the white & black (feed & ... Trouble codes: P0100 (Mass air flow sensor problem), P0325 (Knock sensor bank one).
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L cooling system VIN: 5N1ED28T2Y
First of all, I don't know what I would do without all you guys here on iATN. Thank you everyone who replied. Now for the fix. Gary from Nev, Rick/Calif, Tim/Ontario and Kelly/Calif were right on. Problem was the fan clutch. After clutch replacement the road t...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L daytime running lights VIN: 1G2NW52E5Y
the high beam monitor wire circuit 1200 was open in fuse/junction block (under hood) and it also had a bad buld using excesive voltage. the reason for the flicker of the relay is because the low beam monitor shows about 6 volts and the high beam was showing .2...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L no start VIN: WPOCA2996X
After talking to dealer module has to be programed at the dealer. one sorry dealer did everything they could to avoid this car .telling me they had to replace all modules all wiring harnesses all abs sensors and that it may burn 2 or three confort modules. ...
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 4S4BP61C15
Sorry for the wait I wanted to wait till I had time . I had to send this away due to the lack of info I had acess to.I did find that when I dissconnected modules they would comm with the dash and show an error for whatever module i disconnected.Alldata said to...
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1988 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN67P5J
FINALY, the customer gave me the go ahead to tare the intake apart checking grounds flow test injectors and tada pulled the upper intake apart found the intake fuel soked do to a bad cold start injector. cheap fix customer was happy and all is well thats to a... Trouble codes: 26 (Rich).
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWSP69M12
thanks to all 4 that replied. your replies were swift, and informative. the problem was where the wiring harness is attached to the block on the corner, the wire to the shut off valve had chaffed he block rubbing a very small hole in the cable. when the engin...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WVWPD63B33
well i would like to say thanks to all who replied i pulled the pan and found pickup clogged replaced oil pump and pickup lights quit coming on removed timing cover timing was dead on and car actually started running 90% better still feels a little sluggish o...
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