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2001 Audi A4 1.8L not charging VIN: WAUDC68D31
i have no output from the alternator. i can pull up a diagram from all-data, but it does not give me a test for the alternator. i have battery voltage on the b+ cable at the alternator. i have 1 volt at the field wire of the alternator. what i dont have is how...
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L engine VIN: WA1YD64B32
Help! This one will blow you're mind. I recently posted about the Audi within the last month, some of you might remember. 3 months ago this car came to us with a blown motor, it was pretty nasty. We had been having some heavy rainfall that week the car was tow...
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1993 BMW 325is 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBABF4319P
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this high mileaged 325is that is failing on the HC and the NOx at 15 mph. The customer had very high NOx(1700), had a new aftermarket convertor installed and it dropped the number in half, but the NOx ...
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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, lack of power VIN: WBAHE2320R
Sorry if this is a bit long. I have limited experiance on BMW's. We do not have a scan tool for Europian vehicles. We have checked coils for proper resistance and on a coil tester for proper kv. Injectors ohmed O.K. and a little tester checks the operational "... Trouble codes: 1213 (O2 sensor control 2)
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L aux fan VIN: WBAGH337XD
car came in with a/c not cooling, we foung that the head perssure was too high, and aux fan inop, good power and ground, car has a code 141 cooling fan circuit, alldata and shop key have no info on this code. we just wanted to know if anybody out there had any...
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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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1989 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4HP54C3K
hello techs, this buick is strange. it sits in open loop for a long time, when in open loop it hesitates and feels like it is misfiring with light acceleration. if and when it goes into closed loop it runs great. but let the car idle a while and it will return...
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1992 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7L compressor clutch VIN: 1G4BT5377N
Car came in for a/c not blowing cold and found that the clutch was not engaging. Replaced clutch relay and clutch worked fine so we returned the vehicle to the customer. Car came back a week later with same problem. Relay works fine and all wiring appears to b...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G4HP52116
Misses, dies,restarts, runs rough at times.Checked cam magnet,Don't understand EST line not toggling. Thanks in advance Trouble codes: 341 (Intermittent Cam Signal), 361 (EST line not toggling)
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1997 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G4WB52K5V
this vehical runs fine when driving normal but when you put it under a load such as tring to take off fast ,pass someone or going up a hill number one cylinder misfires.ive tried switching injectors,switching coils,new ignition module,new plugs and wires and p... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 Buick Riviera 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G4GD221XV
Hello all hope someone can help me before I drive car of cliff. Problem with car it that is stalls on decel but concern is very random. Always immediatly restarts. I had this in a few weeks ago for this concern could never find anything definate with it other ...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L steering system VIN: 2G4WB52K7X
As always,thanks in advance for all assistance. This Regal came in to us with a "feels funny on turns" complaint.On test drives the steering wheel would pulsate when turning the wheel slightly in either direction from center.We did all the basic checks,such as...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L blend door VIN: 1G6KD57Y7Y
I removed the actuator once again. Checked all 3 levers and all but one are free to move. The lever for the vent door will not budge!!! The defrost and floor levers are moving freely. So, that explains the problem with no airflow to the vents. My question is....
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2003 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L 4th Gear VIN: 1G6KE57Y93
Greeting GM Transmission guys, this one has me stumped. Customer purchased this vehicle from an insurance company, "As is" [theft recovery] and it didn't have a key. GM dealer somewhere got them a key, did the usual key learn procedure and they were on their w...
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1977 Chevrolet C10 Cheyenne 5.7L Gasoline VIN: CCL447F479
Hi old Chevy tech.Truck was in for replacing filler tubes and hoses (Because of its age. Later on customer bring back complain can not put gas in, keeps pushing out like it is full. Ck vent tubes ok. Don't know what else to check, please advise.
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1YY0783G
car orig visit found 2 bad inj cust took home and replaced all inj with new injectors per tsb. cust brought back hardly running.found only 3 injectors working checked inj signal looks good. currant ramped batt side no current rise injector resistance 16-17 ohm...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1FP23T8M
look for some gm help here. this car came in and prior tech believed fuel pump to be bad replaced fuel pump and on test drive it died again.the replaced module and pcm. i just got involved in vehicle now and when this happens car has to be hot still has spark ...
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1995 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, no power VIN: 1GCGG35K2S
Vehicle came in for rough run, and stalling in gear, it searches for idle, but wont stay running. Check for stored codes, none found. No CEL on.replaced one injector/poor spray pattern.cts temp/resistence ok map checked ok.replaced ecm and prom,no chang.also h...
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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Oil drive O ring VIN: 1GERTYUI34
Has anybody had any success with the oil pump drive oring with out pulling the heads?? Thankyou.
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1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCHG35RXW
This truck is kicking my butt. Towed in for crank no start. Good fuel pressure but no spark. Scanned computer & had code P0336 stored in memory. Replaced crank sensor & all ok. This was about two weeks ago. Truck towed in again last Thursday for crank no star... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crank sensor circuit)
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L unknown VIN: 2GCEC19T02
Customer states intermittently will push on brake pedal and nothing happens hot or cold. Pedal feels ok not hard or soft says he rolled through stop sign while pressing brake pedal, says nothing feels diffrent just truck will not stop. test drove vehicle stopp...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L elec assit power steering VIN: 1G1AK12F55
i have this cobalt that came in cust. complains that powersteering intermitant inop also complained of trans harsh shift,radio and speedo eratic operation and when it was acting up there was a clicking like relay from under driver side of dash.i installed modi...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L abs VIN: 1B4GP44R5T
vehicle came in with no brake pedal. m/c was empty. found and replaced 3 leaking steel brake lines. replaced leaking rear wheel cylinders, brake shoes, front brake hoses, calipers, rotors, and pads. after repairs and bleeding both manually and with scan tool a...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Torque converter VIN: 1B7KF2362X
Good day people. I have this 99 Dodge 4X4 pick up truck where the lock up torque converter will cycle in and out at approx. 45 MPH for a few seconds. It tends to do this when the vehicle is cold. If vehicle is fully warmed up it won't do it. I have already rep...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28Y9X
hey everyone. a 99 dodge durango came in with no start, no crank, no communication. we checked for 5v refference at tps, returned 7v...suspect problem with a ground. if it was lower, it would be obvious crank/cam sensor problem. disconnected 1 at a time, no d...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3B7HF13713
Sorry for this one, it seems cut and dry, but my customer is getting tired of throwing parts at his truck, and I don't blame him. This truck has a terrible stumble only upon warm-up. Once it is warmed up, or upon cold start, it runs fine. When it happens, it i...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L will not run anymore VIN: 1D4GP24373
vehicle came in towed after stalling on road.Found bad burnt smell under hood satrted removing things looking for culprit found PCM with approx dime size burnt hole in board. started looking for visible issues pinched wires...cut wires..broken sensors..flood d...
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1984 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L valve timing VIN: 1FABP28M3E
After second teardown and reassembly, the student started the engine and ran it off-idle for 20-30 minutes until the motor began overheating. Upon subsequent start up attempts the vehicle backfired out of the carb lighting fuel in carb on fire. Only loosening ...
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1987 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14T1H
Hello all, This truck came in as a no start. No spark, no fuel pressure, no injector pulse. I replaced ign. module first before I knew it didn't have the fuel press. or injector pulse. Still no spark. Put coil on, still same problem. If I pulled spout I would...
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1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Spark/ No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A0L
Before I begin, thanks in advance for your time and help! It's greatly appreciated!! My mechanic is bangin his head on this truck. He changed the engine with a used one. The original blew due to the oil pressure sending unit cracking, and blowing all of the o...
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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX25M1L
we had vehicle towed in customer stated that fuel pump was loose and oil leaking from under vehicle. we check out vehicle and one bolt out of the pump was missing and the fuel line from the pump to the filter housing was cracked and leaking fluid. we replaced ...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU34E4V
Hey guys, this one has me. I've tested all the wiring for both codes and they are all in the perameters that mitchell give me. I also replaced the VSS Sensor and the gear to it. I do hear a abmormal pattern when I put the steth on the vss and listen to the gea... Trouble codes: P0503 (Poor VSS performance), P1500 (Intermittent input from speed sensor)
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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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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L battery VIN: 2FMDA5146X
Hey guys and gals, I posted this last month all seemed ok. I let it set for a couple of weeks and the battery is dead again. I am working on this in the driveway and dont have an amp probe. havent had time to put a meter on it and wait to see if i turns off. h...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L left blinker very dim VIN: 1FAFP55251
repl above items no..luck...repl ignition switch& multi-function,as both are high failure,fire starter items, no luck...still same conditions..pulled battery& box out disassembled harness ,found lite corrosion very slight on harness under batt. spread everythi...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L door lock VIN: 1FTRX17W92
I'm trying to locate a good source for this latch / actuator assembly as Ford says the price went from $ 147 to $ 349 on the superseded # ! Thanks in advance for the help , Kenny
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2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L crankshaft VIN: 1FMZU62E42
Vehicle came to me as a no-start. Appears to be well maintained. Engine will not crank. Engine is locked solid. Have checked archives. Lots of timing chain problems, one with oil pump drive problem. Customer states truck was running fine, drove home one evenin...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35PX6
Codes for all eight injector circuits low.Looking for ground g108 from ficm to engine.Anyone know where this critter lives.Thank you to all who respond. Trouble codes: P0261, P0264, P0267, P0270, P0273, P0276
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2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Temp control VIN: 1FMPU16506
Hello all. I have a 2006 Expedition in the shop with a concern I cant seem to find any diagnostics for. The truck has manual A/C with a rear seat control in overhead concel. everything works as normal on max A/C the temp from all panel vents is 48 degrees when...
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1995 Geo Tracker LSi 1.6L Mechanical VIN: S3TA02C6S6
Help, we have now replaced 5 front crank seals and still have a leak. It definately is leaking from the seal, the housing and all areas close are dry. Have even run on the hoist with the timing cover off and verified that the seal is the only leak. Can the pum...
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1998 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L poor acceleration VIN: 3GKFK16R0W
suspecting fuel pump. ondemand says that fuel pressure should be above 60 psi constantly and napafix says it should be appx 60 psi with a 5-10 drop at idle what is correct? only has 51 psi at idle. also low amp probe test shows a pump spinning at 10,500 rpm bu... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst inefficiency)
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2000 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L abs VIN: 1GJHG39R6Y
This one has a speedometer that is erratic, and ABS light on. C0238 wheel speed missmatch. When driven data shows rear wheel speed sensor is erratic, both front ones agree with each other, rear can jump up and down double the speed of the others. Alldata says ... Trouble codes: C0238
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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L abs VIN: 1GTHK29U54
Have a code C0055 for speed sensor circuit. Have follow flow chart excactly. Have another truck that I was swapping parts with. pCM, eBCM and speed sensor. have run jumper wires to elimnate wiring. have nothing left to replace. The code will come and go while ...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Transmission VIN: 5FNRL186X3
The customer brought the car in due to the D5 light flashing intermittently on the freeway. The light is not blinking now. I scanned the A/T for codes and came up with code 27-1 4th gear pressure switch. The car runs fine and it seems that there are no issues ...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L valves VIN: KM8SB12B63
replaced lifters no effect and measured valve height and is fine ...changed to thinner oil does the same im at my witts end please help im tired of taking the cams out..
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L throttle body VIN: 4S2DM5SW32
when i drive this vehicle, acellerate hard, or hit a large bump the gas pedal goes dead and the check trans light, cruise lights come on, vehicle has a dead gas pedal, loss of power for a few seconds and then comes back to life, never stalls out. no codes are ...
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2002 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Engine VIN: SAJDA24C92
this 2002 Vanden Plas has a loud exhaust popping noise coming through a front intake runner. Engine barely runs and left bank #2 runner gets extremely hot in only a minute of idling. Several misfire codes on all eight cylinders present. Without getting into he...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L key lamp VIN: 1J4GW68S0X
please help jeep techs// have this 1685 key code and lamp on dash that comes on whenever it wants to and does not have to be driven and sometimes it will start and die// i dont have much experinece with these anti theft on jeeps. i dont know if this is a bcm i...
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L Surge VIN: JT8UF11E7P
If you baby it, it won't surge, but any kind of mid to harder acceleration and acts like rev limiter. checked maf signal at maf and it is within specs even when the accelerator is "babied" to get it to rev up. No tach signal in dash and when scanning ECU the c...
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1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, High Idle VIN: JT8UZ30C7P
Customer came in complaining of a high idle that also affects the A/C system...says problem is intermittent and does not seem to relate to cold/hot/mornings/nighttime, etc...completely intermittent. I got my MT2500 on it today but could not get it to communica...
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1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L valves VIN: JT8BH68X3W
install new timing belt on this vehicle. Rotated engine twice after installation to check alignments on cams, every thing seamed ok. Started engine and ran for a short period and engine felt weak. Checked timing belt alignment again and found engine would lock...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L LF and RR Brakes VIN: JT6HF10U9Y
I had a Lexus RX300 come in last week. This thing was royally screwed. Both the left front and left rear brakes had worn so much the pads fell out and were completly gone, not even the backings were there, and the pistons pushed completly out of the bore causi...
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Suspension VIN: 1LNLM9743R
Gentlemen and ladies, we have an old 94 lincoln cont with the infamous leak down air bags; We have done the conventional conversion kits with great luck; Question? How many worms will come crawling out of the can if one removes the rear bags and just install's...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Air suspension system VIN: 5L1FU27R74
Hello fellow techs. This 04 Navigator Limo has been to the dealer 4 times over the past year for the same problem. Intermittently the air charge in the suspension is exhausted for no apparent reason. We have determined that there are no air leaks in the system...
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2006 Lincoln Zephyr 3.0L ocs module VIN: 3LNHM26146
Good Morning, I have an odd one here. Vehicle came from body shop with SRS lamp on. Asked to "reset" system. Scaned system and found that new rcm (air bag module) had two codes. One code was that the new module was not configured, the other was a 2290...fault ...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22D8Y
Repeat P0400 EGR flow failure. Originally replaced valve and gasket. As always checks passages for blockage. Good vacuum and great exhaust flow while running with valve off. Have tested and confirmed egr operation while driving. Any help would be good. thank... Trouble codes: P0400 (Egr system flow error)
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L air conditioning VIN: 4JGAB54E9W
hello all, i have this 1998 mb 320 it blows warm air from center vent as well as sides, the motor which is controls the blend door makes tapping noise when turn the knob on cold position the pipe goes to evap it cold to touch please help
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L 3rd gear VIN: WDB1400632
Hi, This CL had its Trans built by a good specialist trans shop. They rebuilt it a second time too. It is going into a hydraulic limp when it goes into 3rd. It resets every time the ign is cycled and drops back into limp again every time it goes into 3rd. If...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L steering sensor
customer came in with a squeak from steering colum found the clockspring noisy. replace clock spring witch required to disonnect the battery try to initiate steering position sensor will not initiate and warninglights are on(esp/bas,abs,suspention). cleared dt...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Unknown VIN: WDBJF65J71
High guys, for AC tech or Mercedes specialist this car not blowing cold was about 1/2 Lb low r134 ac clutch working all the time, cooling fan varies speeds not too high but seems normal, high ac pressure goes to 250 fan comes on little faster drops pressure to...
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1990 Acura Legend 2.7L compressor VIN: JH4KA3248L
WELL WE FINALLY DID GET A FIX ON THIS WHAT WE WERE LOSING WAS THE GROUND CONTROL FOR THE AC RELAY AND THE ROUTE CAUSE OF THAT WAS A RADIATOR FAN CONTROL UNIT LOCATED TO THE RIGHT OF THE STEERING COLUMN UNDRE THE DASH.THANKS TO ALL
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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Left Head Light VIN: 19UUA5659X
Thanks for your tip and help support. I have swap the ignitor from left to right and send customer for testing to see if the problem moved. I will know for sure if the igniter is faulty. Ronny.
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L control module VIN: TRUUT28NX1
I would like to thank the 3 members who replied to me. The fix was the Haldex control module. It was really hard to tell if this Audi was repaired in the rear end. Things just did not look right, but if it was damaged it was repaired very well (visually). I di...
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUWC28N02
well guys this one off to the dealer to find the prolbem, as you know the check engine light is on & seting a code for the cam sensor singal to high p0343 or 16727; We have rechecked the timeing three time's & replaced the tensioner for the chains & still the ... Trouble codes: P0341.
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVC68EX4
Life is good. Thanks for the replies. The first responder Dave suggested the bleeder valve which was the correct answer. That was the piece I was suspicious of. After removing the appendage from the patient I could see down inside of it is a spring loaded fibe... Trouble codes: P1111 (17519 System too lean lower limit exceeded).
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1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 4USCH7323W
Thank you very much all of you my fellow techs. The problem was that it was sucking air from the upper and lower intake manifold joint. upper manifold did not seated right...I smoked it and smok came out of there . Reinstalled the upper intake car is back to n...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L starter VIN: 5UXFA53532
Once again the IATN network has helped me and I can't thank you guys enough, with this horrible world of corperate doggs we need each other. The wire harness was shorted at the front driveshaft and blew the #5 fuse.
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1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1G4HR52K3V
well we replaced the fuel level module located under glovebox and the customer hasn't been back in over a week (tg) seems like that fixed it thanks for all your help out there till next time.
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Intermittent pull
Thanks for all the replies, sorry for the delay in closing. I replaced both upper strut mounts with factory parts. I'm not sure what the problem was as the new factory mounts seemed to turn with the same amount of resistance as the aftermarket replacement moun...
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2001 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Fuel Gauge, Temp Gauge, Instrument Cluster VIN: 1GNEL19WX1
This vehicle is fixed thanks to you guys and a long day! Like most of you guys mentioned, it was a ground problem. The ground #110 was not getting enough ground for all of the things that it was spliced with. I got a good ground straight from the battery, then...
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY32G32
Ok, I havent got the car back so I could fix it, but I did get the info I was looking for. There has to be a problem with the larger vacuum line that goes behind the engine in the wire loom. There was no vacuum there & I didnt find a break in it. I may have to... Trouble codes: P0410, P1415.
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L trunk release VIN: 1G1ZT54854
Great News! This Malibu is doing fine at this time after some rather extensive research and testing and wiring repairs. Thanks to the 4 technicians who took time to help! There is a TSB from Gm on these cars for wiring chafing in the trunk. I inspected for thi...
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 2.8L Torque Converter VIN: 1GCCS14895
Thanks for the help everyone. The problem was the harness inside of trans. Ordered new UPDATED harness and was just about to open the box and the customer called and said the truck was under warranty. I was told by my friend at the dealer that the new harne...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R4W
Well its fixed, turned out to be a bad computor, after the we decided to replace the timing chain and gears due to the fact that the chain was worn and the tension was loose and we felt this was causing our issues. as I stated after this the car ran much be...
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2004 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1D4GP25B94
Thanks Everybody. The Van appears to be fixed,the new tank and purge solenoid seems to have removed the stall and idle problem. It has been out for two weeks, expensive fix, but she is happy and thats what counts.
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1969 Ford mustang 351CID steering VIN: 9F02H20823
adjusted the ram pressure. car steers as best as possable with out converting over to rack & pinion! thank you all!
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1990 Ford Aerostar 4.0L instrument lighting VIN: 1FMDA41X8L
Of the 3 replies I recieved one was about the analog dash (needle type gauges) The other two told me to look at the dimmer switch as the cause. The problem we ran into is this cluster will only fade out after about 70 miles of driving. We can't duplicate it. W...
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1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVCT22B8P
Was found the new fuel pump was not properly installed and was leaking fuel back into the tank. Replaced hose from fuel pump to sending unit with a longer piece of hose and vehicle is working fine.
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1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on, ses light fluttering VIN: 1FTZF1723W
Thanks for the response guys. I scoped the CKP & CMP like suggested and both looked good. The problem turned out to be an intermittant short in the PCM itself. After extensive wiring harness testing and road tests, it finally started acting up long enough and ... Trouble codes: 0340 (cam sensor circuit).
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU18W2W
I eventually put silica grease in the boots and the truck has not been back since. Thanks for all your response. Trouble codes: 302 (Misfire).
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Engine Noise VIN: 3FAKP1138X
Sorry about the delayed response, had more trouble with the customer than the car. It was indeed the flex plate. The TSB that you guys sent took all of the guess work out of the diagnosing. After I looked at the cam error and the cam duty I knew it had to be t... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position SensorCar came into shop).
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU03112
Well I think this one is fixed. It did turn out to be the #4 coil. I still don't know why it wasn't showing up in mode 6 data. I swapped coils with #5 and would get a misfire every once in awhile but not enough to set a code or show up in mode 6 data. Than...
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L engine dies when completly stoped VIN: 1FMDU65W02
Your suggestions. Check engine rpm and input rpm if they are near the same, this would indicate the TCC is staying engauged. I disconnected the TCC wire (pin #14)at the transmission connector. Test drove the vehicle, still died on hard stops. I also monitered ...
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Power seats VIN: 1FMDU65W02
Per your suggestions, I checked wiring to seats under carpet. I took l&r side door step plates out to inspect wiring and pull/push to see if it would blow fuse. Also stomped floorboard and bounced in seats to make the fuse blow. I did not. I could not see any...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW21P15
hello everyone and thank you for the replies. i have been told by our service writer that the customer took his truck to another shop and they replaced two valves . cylinders 3&6 and work was completed in one day.i have a real hard time buying the story . ag...
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1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L No inj. signal cold VIN: 1GKDT13W2S
I check VCM again found out it did not recognize VIN#, flashed VCM one more time, it recognize VIN# [...] Works fine now. Thanks everyone.
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1981 Honda Accord LX 1.8L alt/reg VIN: JHMSM3330B
thanks to all who replied,the fix was never really found, but i was able to adjust the regulator to get it into specs.it may charge a little low at idle with loads on, 13.2v, but 14.5v at 2000 rpm loads off, which is better than 15.5v time will tell but i thi...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG565OW
Thanks for all of the replies. Its good to have people willing to help, automobiles can be a pain sometimes. I had replaced the main relay on the honda but as I said it did not help. I replaced spark plugs car started. I let it sit overnight, and sure enoug...
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1997 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L overdrive VIN: KMHJF24M3W
Thanks to all that replied,End clutch replaced all is well with the world,Thanks again
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2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S2DM58W11
Thanks to all that replied, Still a no start- Not a lot of time to work on this after work Battery is at 12.3V Cranking, There is no security with the key, Although a light will flash until I turn the key indicating it is the correct key I have signal from cra...
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2001 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Stereo/Amplifier VIN: SAJDA24C91
We had to purchase a jaguar wiring diagram cd. Inspected amp for water intrusion/damage- okay. No draw from cd changer, nav module, or amp. We traced the draw to the stereo head. Replaced stereo with rebuilt unit. Good to go. thank you.
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L engine VIN: SALNM22282
just to let you know, guys out there,getting parts for this vehicle is not easy watch out. I traed to get cranck and piston road bearings, and cant do it yet. maybe the reason is cant get information about color code for 010" overzize bearings(main and rods.
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L abs/vsc VIN: JT8BD68S6X
Sorry, but customer got impatient and traded car in on new one. It seems that he did not want to spend the money to diagnose what was wrong with the system. Tom
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1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L engine oiling VIN: 1LNLM81W7P
hello and thanks for everyones help. sorry so long to respond but this was a weekend job. not during business hours. replace every back to original. still low oil pressure. pulled motor drop pan found pick up screen broken replaced screen pressure back to norm...
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1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1N6SD16S2T
I was unable to fix this vehicle, but I will post when I have fixed it. I refuse to be beaten by any vehicle and I am determined to fix this Nissan properly. This vehicle belongs to a poor college friend (all of them) of mine who lives 45 minutes away, so I on... Trouble codes: P0115 (Engine coolant temp circuit malfunction).
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1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16Y2V
First of all,thanks for all replies,you guys were great took one week to order solonoid from nissian and 4 hours with parts guy trying to convince him it was a actual part,installed valve yesterday and retested sys and all working well for now cust will drive ... Trouble codes: P1130 (Swirl control circuit).
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2003 Nissan 2 WD Truck 2.4L Cylinder Head VIN: JN6ND01S9W
Well I didn't arouse a lot of interest in the New After Market Cylinder Head vs OEM. I am still curious. One reply thought the aluminum was a bit softer. I could not get a firm answer as to where the OE's were coming from, even from Nissan my parts guy could n...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L fans VIN: 1GZWJ1ZM4S
GROUP, THANKS FOR ALL THE INPUT, I REPLACED THE BAD FAN MOTOR, & RAN CAR & BYPASSED COOLANT SESOR & FANS WOULD RUN, SO I REPLACED COOLANT SENSOR & ALL IS WELL , EXCEPT FOR THE PCM COMMUNICATING, THE PCM HAD ALOT OF CORROSION BUT CUSTOMER DECLINED REPLACEMENT A...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WP12K8W
AFTER DRIVING THIS CAR SOME MORE IT ACTED UP ON US WITH A STALLING CONDITION WE SCPOED THE MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR AND DID NOT LIKE THE SIGNAL AT ALL.WE INSTALLED A NEW MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR RESET FUEL TRIMS AND ALL IS WELL IT HAS BEEN SEVERAL DAYS AND CUSTOMER HA... Trouble codes: P0171.
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L vibration VIN: YS3DD78N2X
Well I road tested the car on monday morning and every bump would cause a vibration so I rechecked everything the other tech did Every thing was fine I do have a hunter 9700 tires were fine .got in the car to drive and the steering wheel moved the lever was un...
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