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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: JH4DC435Y5
after about 5 trips code 420 cat below efficency also noticed code 1399 pending. this is the first time we have had the car he has had it at other shops and cat code comes back after 5 trips of driving. car does have air intake charger and headers if that make...
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L control module VIN: TRUUT28NX1
My conclusion on this is that the AWD control module attached to the rear diff is bad. It has lost the CAN communication between the ABS module. I can pull codes in the AWD module which are 01316-No comm with ABS module. 01314-No comm with ECM. In the ABS unit...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULD64B83
Hello group, I have this audi that came in with the code P3081 low engine temp. Normally I would start with changing the thermostat but this one is a 5 hour job. The engine is coming up to temp and staying at temp. The coolant sensor reads correct operating te... Trouble codes: P3081 (Engine temp too low)
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L radio VIN: 5UXFA53582
radio will not work comes on but no sound the dealer checked it out they said it was the amp they tried a test radio still didnt work my question is if you replace the amp do you have to reprogram with the factory scan tool and has anybody found any souce for ...
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Key Remote VIN: WBADT63443
This vehicle was in last week when we where very busy and I was asked to program a key remote that the customer had. so I went through the procedure as usual and now niether remote works. I dont know if in my hurrying to get back to work I missed a step or som...
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2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L ride control VIN: 1GYEK63NX2
Vehicle came in with SERVICE STABILITY SYSTEM light on.My Modis does not have the option to scan for suspension codes.Scan for code on ABS ,found code C0286.Replaced MPA switch per TSB,erased code,road tested vehicle,no change,light is still on.Same code still...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L no ground signal to compressor above 30mph. VIN: 2G1FP22S8S
We have discovered that the A|C system works great, until the speed reaches 30mph... engine RPM has no bearing on the issue. Can duplicate the problem on the lift. A|C system pressures are 230|28 psi and outlet temperature is 38 ... ambient temp today was 85.
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1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L brake shift interlock VIN: 1GCCS1448W
hi everyone, thanks in advance for your help; sorry i realized after the fact that it is listed on here as a standard transmission, it is in fact an automatic. customer brought us this vehicle stating that it would shift out of park without his foot on the bra...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on, Throttle response VIN: 1GCEC19133
Good morning all, I ran across an issue on this Chevy pickup I havenít seen before. Customer said engine was running fine, but had no throttle response and had to get towed in. When I saw the truck the next morning, it was working fine but the MIL was on with ... Trouble codes: P0120 (tps), P0220 (tps), P1515 (Throttle actuator position), P1516 (Throttle actuator position), P1518 (Serial data failure)
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Suspension VIN: 2C8GF68484
Can anyone help me. Have noise coming from left front only when braking going forward. Have replaced front brake pads turned rotors no change. Replaced front motor mount it was broken getting replaced anyway it would clunk when taking off from a stop. Have che...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L crank sensor stuck VIN: 1B4HS28N3Y
This Durango has a bad crank sensor. In the process of trying to change it I broke off the plastic locator tab. This thing is relly tight. The tab broke while I was trying to rotate it. What I'm looking for is what methods have worked well for removing one of ...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, undocumented code VIN: 2B3HD46RXY
This car came in for a code check, Mil light on, we checked codes, had code PO340 ign coil "A" code also cam sensor code, we cleared codes and road test, only PO340 came back. We ordered ign coil and replaced it next day after code check,3 times P1391 "undocu... Trouble codes: P0340, P1391
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10X3P
truck was towed in for no start. all the basics were checked fuel pressure 40psi, injectors ohmed out ,noid light fashes,good .strong spark at all plugs ,fuel pump regulater does not leak.wen truck arrieved here it would start or stumble if you tapped on the u... Trouble codes: N0NE
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1995 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1FALP64RXS
Thanks in advance. The overdirve light will not go off, there is no trouble codes, switch is good, and wiring tested good. has anyone seen this before. the light is on steady.
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX14NXT
Hi guys this truck has been in a couple times with the check engine light on with a code P0401. I am more of a GM guy and am having trouble here. I found the pipe to the EGR was broken and replaced that also I replaced the pressure feedback sensor. The EGR wil... Trouble codes: P0401
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, HARD START VIN: 1FALP13P7V
Good morning to all.SO I have this 97 escort that was towed in over the weekend.Customer states while sitting in traffic he heard a loud jinling type noise when he accelerated.Car stalled but restarted ok.He drove aprox.1 mile down the road and when accelerati... Trouble codes: P0320 (ign/distributor speed cuircut fault), P0304 (cyl. 4 misfire detected)
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1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTZX17W3W
Good morning all iATN members.Have this ford f-150 with a bad running problem.It came in smoking out of the exaust-no power-the idle is constanly up and down-the gas smelled bad so we drained it,replace fuel filter and put in 7 gallons.I started with the basic... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Headlamp VIN: 1FAFP53S6X
Low beam headlights are always on at all times, nothing seems to turn the lights out except pulling the low beam fuses.
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP58CXX
car seems to chuggle when accel. from a dead stop ,odd sensation-like doesnt know if in 1st or 2nt gear.symptom only lasts for .5 second.very ittermitent may happen 5 times in 10 miles or may not happen for another 50 miles.on one test drive had what felt like...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L restriction VIN: 1FAFP58U91
High side pressure is maxing out at 450 and shutting off. I removed the FOT and found a clear plastic "grovery bag-like" material on the screen. Replaced the orfice recharged the system and pressures are still High. I than flushed the system with A/C solvent t...
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2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU72K53
This vehicle came in with cylinder 1 misfire. We found broken valve spring on #1 cylinder. Replaced valve spring and do not have cam aligning tool. Question I have is the 2 slots on (r/s #1 bank)cam supposed to be parallel with cylinder head / valve cover surf...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWE35P16
This vehicle is one of the city ambulances. Check for no start condition, found ICP voltage low while cranking (.50 to.60 volts) test said voltage should be minimum of .80 volts to enable injectors to function. Installed battery charger and vehicle started. Ch... Trouble codes: P0401
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ657XX
car came in not running, on tow. Checked for fuel, good. Checked for spark, none. No spark at coil. Tested coild resistance, slightly out of spec, some burn marks on case. Tested for bad ICM, wiring all good. Replaced ICM, Coil, Cap and Rotor, still no spark. ...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCG16502
hello every one. this car came in with ac compressor inap,when you turn the ac on compressor comes on for two secound and then goes off,checked freon,pulled freon out and then vacuum it and then recharge,i know is good,checked evap sensor,pressure switch,outsi...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Compressor Coil VIN: KM8SC73DX2
Customer came in with no a/c, compressor not engaging, found coil open not engaging clutch. Replaced coil with dealer part, clutch in good conditon, check system charge, a little low, evac and recharged. System worked good for about a week, coil has failed aga...
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2007 Hyundai Entourage SE 3.8L compressor VIN: KNDMC23347
Good Afternoon: I have this Hyundai that has no compressor engagement. It is so new that I can only scan it genericly and have no information in Mitchell. I have tried to check the basics. It is charged and has power at the relay and fuse. I swapped the relay ...
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2000 Infiniti QX4 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAR07YOY
h02 sensors b1s1, b2s1, replaced and wiring repaired. now have check engine light and trouble codes po131 and po151, circuit low voltage. scan tool shows voltage to 0.67v highest 0.0v lowest while lab scope shows 0.00v to 800 milivolts both banks. suspect com... Trouble codes: P0131, P0151
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX1242W
Has anyone had a problem after doing timing chains. That the VVT keeps setting codes. Its has been a p1396. Which is bank b, the driver side. I have taken the car apart three times now, to recheck my work, look for clogs, dirt anything that could be wrong. I... Trouble codes: 1396 (VVT solenoid malfunction B bank)
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Surge VIN: 1J8GW58N22
Hello everyone, I believe this jeep has two problems. First of all it has an intermittent surge/high idle. Which sure seems like a vacuum leak to me. I used carb cleaner on vacuum lines on motor and around intake and had no luck. I also checked for an internal... Trouble codes: P0455
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SE 4.5L No Start VIN: 1160321201
This 1976 450se seems to have a mind of it's own. It doesn't start most of the times, fuel seems to be the culprit. When it doesn't start there's no power to fuel pump nor injectors (no pulse either), almost as if the fuel supply injection systems were dead; h...
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L Starting VIN: WMWRC33454
ANY MINI TECHS OUT THERE?? I have this 2004 Cooper that got towed to us by another shop. It was towed in for a no start after they did an oil change. It will not crank at all not even click. I have checked for power at the starter. I have good voltage on the b...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L compressor VIN: 4A3AC54L2Y
Six months ago this vehicle came in with intermittant a/c operation, a/c pressures were good, system operated as designed, unable to duplicate condition. Six months later customer came in for no a/c. found low refrigerant charge caused by leaking condenser. re...
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AJ55M3S
severe lack of power above 1/2 throttle at highway speeds with warm engine. can be easily duplicated in stall once warmed up. does not act up cold. service engine soon light comes on when acts up. code p0341 is present (cam sensor additional pulses). monitored... Trouble codes: P0341 (camshaft position sensor extra cam pulses)
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Starting VIN: 1G3NL12E83
Thanks in advance for any input you may have. This vehicle has an intermitant no crank situation. Boss insisted throwing switches at it after 2 $150.00 tow bills. Here is what Ive narrowed down. When car wont start there is voltage supplied to the pcm from the...
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2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L cluster (trip meter) VIN: 1G5839T452
Customer called and wondered if I had any ideas on why the light was not on. Haven't had a chance to look at the van yet. Apparently just the trip meter and odometer are not lit up. Any suggestions as to why this could be and how to fix it? Are these vans know...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52E03
this fine vehicle came to me as an intermittant start problem. i put the fuel pressure gauge on it, taped it to the windshild. when it would not start, the only fuel pressure i had was the prime up pressure. the engine would spin for approx 15 sec, the fuel pr...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Suspension VIN: WP1AB29PX4
We will be doing brakes on a Cayenne S today. The car has air suspension. Do we need to turn off the air suspension before lifting the car? And if so, how? There is no owners manual in the car. Thanks, Jeff
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Suspension VIN: WP1AB29PX4
We will be doing brakes on a Cayenne S today. The car has air suspension. Do we need to turn off the air suspension before lifting the car? And if so, how? There is no owners manual in the car. Thanks, Jeff
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2005 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Unknown VIN: WP1AB29P75
This car won't go to any forward gears, but drives ok in reverse. Don't see any damage to drive shafts. The check engine light is on, so I pulled codes, 17105 input shaft speed inductive pickup, in tiptronic module. I can't acsess the dme for some reason pt2 a...
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2002 Saturn SL 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G82H52892
customer came in with the mil on and the po410 code. followed the tests for the code and found the secondary air control solenoid was faulty. r/r solenoid. aday later customer called to say light was back on. later that day customer said that light went out an... Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air system circiut problem)
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2003 Saturn L300 3.0L pressures VIN: 1G8JW54R13
We replaced the compressor one month ago. Vehicle left blowing cold. Came in today with compressor not working. I hooked up the gauges and without the vehicle or compressor running the low side was 350 psi (maxed out). The high pressure was 140 psi. I have nev...
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2004 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Lock cylinder VIN: 1G8AJ52F94
I was hoping someone could help me on this one. Not familiar with this system. The car was towed in and the key will not turn in the lock cylinder. I want to replace it, but I can't find any info on removing it while it's frozen. How do I remove it if I can't ...
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1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HP10V1T
We have a RAV4 here that is throwing a code p0401 for low e.g.r. flow. This system uses the MAP information to determine if the e.g.r. system is working correctly, not a temp sensor. I have had this code on a lot of Camrys in the past and a couple of RAV4s and... Trouble codes: P0401 (e.g.r. low flow)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Surge VIN: 3VWSE69M22
this jetta was bought at auction and has two problems i need help with. this car is 1.8 turbo and seems to run great except for surge under load. it idles normal and drive normal on level roads but under load it surges . there are no codes and no apparent air ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Coding VIN: 3VWRK69M12
Hello VW tech's We got this car from a used car shop that was putting a new ECU in the car and found out it needed programming. There is no dealer up here, nearest is a 5 hour drive. But we have the VAG. com software and V-checker handheld that is suppose to b...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M83
Car came in with no start and found plugged Intake and Egr, Cleaned Egr and Intake, Came back 2 weeks later with Glow Plug Code and Complaint of excessive smoke, Found Bad Glow Plug #4 Cyl., Replace glow plug, Car came back two weeks later with P0302 Misfire C... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire cyl 2)
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCK31C24
replaced sensor (had no output on lab scope), now we have a signal from the sensor but no speedometer output. vehicle speed is present on scan tool tranmission but not engine pid. code p0501 dose not reset Trouble codes: P0501 (vehicle speed sensor a faulty)
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1987 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L Hesitation VIN: YV1AX8842H
i have tried all possabilities that i can think of with this vehicle. it acts like it is losing fuel or a bad mass air flow meter. i have exhausted myself with this vehicle the customer is determined to keep this vehicle going the odometer shows 197000 but say...
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1996 Acura RL 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA9650T
thanks to all of you that took time to help me with this.they talked to the customer it seem that he use the learning key thinking it was just a red colored key.so as mike from canada said it wiped everything out,and i guess using different pcm's didn't help.i...
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1996 Audi A6 2.8L Compressor VIN: WAUFA84AXT
CHECKED FOR LOW SIDE PORT UNDER COWL, DOES NOT HAVE ONE. CUSTOMER HAS NOT BROUGHT BACK THE VEHICLE TO SEE IF THE YELLOW HOSE WILL WORK. WILL REPOST WITH ANY NEW INFORMATION. HAS BEEN COOL ENOUGH FOR HIM NOT TO NEED AIR.
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L no power VIN: WAULC68E32
after getting timing straightened out and re-setting belt tensioner there was still low power situation. vacuum was o/k but there was no boost pressure with gauge teed into reg. finally took off turbo intake tube and found turbo siezed. we then proceded to rem...
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1993 BMW 320i 2.0L Misfire VIN: WBACB22090
New coolant temp sensor fixed this car.Carried out a 4 day road test with no problem. Thanks to Kennith and John.
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2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, P0300B VIN: 1G4HP54K02
Thank you for all the responses I received. They were a big help.I'm sorry I didn't get back sooner, but the misfire was very intermittent. Based on the general consensus of the majority of replies I received, I swapped cylinder #1 injector with cylinder #3. ... Trouble codes: P300, P463.
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1986 Chevrolet S10 2.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCBS14RXG
HEY, THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR THE HELP. EACH REPLY WAS VERY HELPFUL & WE TRIED EACH REPLY.WELL,WE FINALLY FIX THE TRUCK,IT WAS A BAD FUEL GAUGE (DASH UNIT). AGAIN,THANKS EVERYBODY & WE APPRECIATE ALL OF YOUR REPLIES. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, STANLEY [...]
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1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Wipers and Cruise Control VIN: 1GNDM19W9T
We went with the common consensus that it was probably the switch. So far so good. Thanks to all who took time out of their busy day to respond.
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1997 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCHK33JXV
THANKS EVERYONE TURNS OUT THE O2 SENSORS HAD MESSED UP ONE BANK HAD STUCK LEAN AND ONE STUCK RICH AND WOULD NOT SET A CODE REPLACED ALL 4 O2 SENSORS AND IT FIXED THE PROBLEM
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L surging at cruise, very hard 1-2 shift VIN: 2GCEK19R8V
Bad ground on the back of head. Cleaned up and problem has gone away.
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W8W
Hey Everyone After The Long Weekend I Checked For More Replies. Again The Truck Ran To Well If The Timing Chain Was Off. The Original Dist. Was Off Some According To Alldata's Set Up Specs. The New (used) Dist. Was A Lot Closer To The Specs,But With The Same ... Trouble codes: P1345.
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCEK19R9W
replaced spark plugs on cylinders that had a misfire and the truck ran good on startup. hot soak for about 1 hr restart had same misfires. hesitantly went back to the injectors. when we pulled the harness plug out there was fuel on top of the injector elect... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0305, P0307.
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Fuel guage VIN: 1GCHG39R81
Finally this vehicle has been repaired.After exhausting many possibilities short of a reflash as I stated previously,we opted to take a leap of faith and order a dealer unit.It worked wonders.What were the odds of having two aftermarket assemblies defective.Go...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GTHK29U42
Most replies sent me to grounds, all grounds were good, scan tool showed injectors and pump working, suspect fried the injector fuel pump driver, we dont have ability to program computer, no dealer around, going to tow 100 miles to dealer to have computer flas...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L charge indicator VIN: 1GCJK34U53
Thanks to all . I believe that I fixed it with a pick. I tensined the terminals and applied a contact catalyst. I replaced the second alternator anyway. Thanks again
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2008 Chevrolet Express 2500 LS 6.0L Accessories VIN: 1GAGG25K48
thanks to all who responded. The van was taken for about one week which gave me time to search deeper for a converter to run the trailer lights and not have to deal with the BCM. The converter is powered separately via a fuse from the battery. That was the har...
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1989 Chrysler TC Maserati 2.2L power assist VIN: ZC2FP1109K
The customer was told by another shop that the entire unit was bad when he brought it to us. After searching the internet for parts and getting little info.I decided to take a look at it to verify that for my self.I'm glad I did. Found the power and ground con...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L theft system VIN: 1C4GP64L3W
Thanks to everyone that replied to this. Unfortunately, the vehicle never acted up for me. I did replace the batteries on the key fob and cleaned the contacts on the driver's side sliding door which was the one that was suspected as the problem and gave the ...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Warning Light
Thank you to everyone for all of your replies as many of them helped. I first started with the most common problem with ABS lights, which is the wheel speed sensor. The ABS light was not the original problem, as it is the red brake light that kept illuminating...
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2001 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L No Start VIN: 4B3AG52H61
sorry fellas i was in a motorcycle accident and didn't get back to this car till last week. i checked the connections for acid none found, thought it was the security ordered a new key through mopar with vin and key dont work any where, the security lite stays...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L wipers,high beam,horn VIN: 3D7HA18Z22
After checking wiring at crash site checking power and grounds i finally put in the front control module. this fixed all the problems and was a plug and play repair with no down loading or version coding needed.Thanks to all who replied I appreciate you guys,J...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L converter VIN: 3D7HU18Z32
Well after checking everything, and not finding anything, customer opted to replacing tps switch. It's been a couple of weeks and all seems to be well. Thanks to all who replied.
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C6X
Well I couldnt find anything eletronic or mechanical wrong so I cleaned the fuel injectors . then while disconnecting the motor vac lines spilled some gas on my hand . it was bright orange like dex-cool so there wasnt much gas so I put 10 gallons in and there ... Trouble codes: P0320 (dist engine rpm signal).
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L pump VIN: 1FTZR15V5X
Its fixed. I had 29 great replies mostly saying the sensors were the problem. Rust forms on the base where the sensor sits and raises it up. I had know idea they could be so sensitive. Another lesson learned. I removed both front wheel sensors and cleaned and ...
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2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L2Y
Hi, Well this truck is fixed. The three replies we got all surmised that a PCM or power/ground supply to the pcm could be a likely culprit. Fortunately, we lucked out and did not have to go that far. I had mentioned in my original post that I had seen som...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15V6Y
hello, thanks everyone.I checked the car yesterday,like everyone said I believed it is the flex fuel sensor but I didn't have the chance to prove it because the owner declined to fix it due high cost of fixing it. It is simple to check, power on blue and orang... Trouble codes: P0176.
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE45F21
sorry to take so long to close, i just got the call that the ck eng light is back on. got 3 replies to check connection @ valve cover, as well as power & grounds.if ok, glow plug control modules are common failure items on this one. i wanted to close this post... Trouble codes: P0671, P0673, P0675, P0677.
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Starting VIN: 1FMRU17WX3
The customer had to leave so we pulled the fuse out, talked to him later, he's satisfied with that for now, will bring it back when he has time. Thanks for the help:
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1996 Geo Tracker 1.6L 1-2 shift VIN: 2CNBE1869T
i'm really apreciated to bill i have this car fix the problem was a bad vacumm canister valve,we put a new one and that fix the problem
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1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L crankshaft pulley VIN: JHMBB6142V
So our local machine shop finally came through with a new crank and crank pulley bolt. Its still not going to be here for a few days but I thought I would close this post now. If the new crank, pulley and bolt (with loicktite) doesn't repair this one I will ...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5851X
Most replies were egr or plug wire related. It seems that there have been numerous issues of egr valves causing missfires. In my case the problem was the original ignition cables. All 4 were intermittently missfiring leading me to believe that I had a primary ... Trouble codes: P0300 (miss fire random), P0301 (mf 1), P0302 (mf 2), P0303 (mf 3), P0304.
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES26772
Thank you so much to everyone that replied. The common denominator to all of the replies received was in relation to the EGR. Very good point from some of you as to why just cylinder #3 would receive the misfire code. I installed a temporary block off plate... Trouble codes: 303 (Misfire Cylinder 3).
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2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L maintenance reminder VIN: 1HGCM56846
It appears I don't follow the directions well. The light went ot when we followed the manual exactly
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, evap purge circuit VIN: KM8SC73D73
i wish to tank all replies on this one!!the HMA web site info,was awsome, made it simple diag..I repl CANN PURGE VALVE, was hanging up. advised customer of other weak area of design,@ overfilling of gas tank issuses. thanks again roger [...] dry heat a.z. Trouble codes: P0455.
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Steering pump VIN: 1J4FJ68PVL
Thank you guys for all the suggestions. We didn't have problems diagnosing steering related noise before until this case. Though already done previously, we did again some tests as advised by most of you just to make sure such as: bleeding the system (as per C...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L transmission VIN: WMWRE335X5
Thanks for all the replies, they were very helpful. There are two plugs on the bottom of the trans. one is towards the back of the car on the aluminum case which is the drain plug the other is on the black trans. pan which is the fill plug. everyone was correc...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4LS21H71
Thanks guys this vehicle was sent to a mits dealer for further testing. I could not use my scan tool to reset idle. Customer said she would let us know. Trouble codes: P0507.
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Valves
Well, this car is fixed. We sent the head back out and the machine shop said the valves were NOT bent. Apparently they were sticking open and the psiton was pushing them back without bending them. We assume carbon was the cause, but are not 100 percent sure...
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5N1BV28U74
Pretty much every one agreed Trany would burn up Planetaries quick. This Van had a remnan put in at the Dealer so unfortunatly we can't verify. It however went 5000 miles since we did the rad, I made an insurance claim on this, but am not still sure that there...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1P4GP44G8W
Thanks for the 7 replies. Two mentioed problems with flex plate cracking, 2 the crank sensor and one each the Speed Sensor, ignition coil and torque converter clutch. It turns out the problem was in the wiring harness to the crank sensor, an intermittent short... Trouble codes: P0320 (IGN REF/ Crank Signal).
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2003 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED49Z73
Thank you for the replies. Two mentioned ground problems. One said he had the same problem and gave up on it. We have given up for now. All the grounds appear to be good and the O2 sensor signal looks good. We can't get it to act up. The car runs OK and the co... Trouble codes: P0134 (O2 sensor circuit - no activity detected bank 1).
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