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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L horn VIN: TRUUT28N21
hello all need some help with this tt the horn will not work ( with ign on or off ) but will sound with the keyless remote we have a good fuse and can hear the relay or a relay click alldata very little help thanks in advance...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WAULC68E72
I have recurring codes, always sets them both together. car gets a missfire-like hesitation on hard accell then sets codes. codes may also eventually set without performance problem. no stalling or startup problems (like bad crank sensor). uses separate sensor... Trouble codes: P0011, P0321
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E52
OK, This one is weirding me out, so thought Id ask as it seems like something native AUDI/VW that Im unaware of. The description lists this as a MISFIRE concern, the MIL agrees, but I dont as of yet. The vehicle got the timing belt job, then redid belt for mil... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire 4), P0305, P0306 (Misfire 6), P0300 (Random/multiple misfire)
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1993 BMW 325i 2.5L keyless entry VIN: WBACB4312P
does anyone know the proper procedure to get a new BMW factory keyless remote to work? it is the box style with 3 buttons. (82 11 1 467 015) tried the one procedure that says to open trunk, sit in car, close door, cycle key on and off 5 times. (did not work) I...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on, NO codes VIN: WBAAM3334X
Im working with a 99 E46 check engine light is on no dtc in the engine control unit and no access to TCM DTC.I am able to access trans data.Have others come accross this any help is much appreciated. Bruce
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Soft top VIN: WDBABK83JX
Customer stated roof was in-operative and leaking on driver's seat because it was closed manually after releasing the motors. .Upon checking operation of roof it was in the closed position and convertible top switch was blinking.I check the control module for ...
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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L floor board VIN: 4USCH9346Y
We have been fighting this noise and thumping for a while and would appreciate some help. On hard acceleration in first or second gear you get a noise and you can feel a thumping on the floor board in the transmission drive shaft area. In first if you are at 1...
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2001 BMW M5 5.0L no power VIN: WBSDE93431
BMW techs hear's one for you. Car has no power. checked resistance throttle actuator, 5 ohms. check pins of conector x60003 at computer pin 5v no matter what throttle opening pin 23 .575v at all throttle openings Have they been having trouble with the throttl... Trouble codes: P1637 (throttle actuator), 107
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2006 BMW 330xi 3.0L Starting VIN: WBAVD33516
Looking for some help with this bmw, the car wont turn over, in the dash display it has a RED steering wheel with a lock on it the lock has a 1 in it. The customer has done alot of research on bmw forums and there is also a tsb for steering column problems, so...
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1996 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB52M3T
car came in with mil lamp illuminated with code po401a. we egr valve & connector, clean egr tube & upper plenum. light comes on after cust picks up car & drives 1 1/2 weeks of local stop & go driving. no running problems are experienced. thanx Trouble codes: P401
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2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 2G4WS52J11
I have a misfire on this 3.1 that only occurs after it is in closed loop, it almost seems that it is at Rev Limit during accel? Misfire monitor shows multiple, however cylinder #1 and 2 seem to be affected most. NO head leaks. Plugs are new, tried a new module...
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1994 Chevrolet p30/Winnie 7.4L brake pedal VIN: 1GBLP37NOS
Hi All got a low (3/4) spongy pedal before & after rear pads, blocked off front calipers, pedal 80 % better, teardown front calipers, grease sliders,ck wbrngs, all ok not flexing no wear VERY low miles this is first brake job, rear shoes down to nothing, front...
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GCGK24F6R
Looking for some help with this truck . Has poor idle with what could best be described as a surge . When it is acting up the fuel rate bounces from as low as 0 to as high as 100 . If after started you unplug crank sensor it runs ok . I tried new crank sensor ...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L lf abs motor VIN: 2G1FP32P3S
Hey guys, Another stumper. This thing keeps on turning on the ABS INOP light and code 57. Originally when we tested it it came up as ebcm. We replaced it and it stayed out for a day. Retested and ebcm was ok. Replaced lf motor. Light came on on 1st test drive...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCEK14WXV
this truck came in the shop that while going on the highway this truck hesitates.the customer complained that the problem looks fuel related.i hooked up the scanner and and got p0300,egr code,and short or open for sending unit signal.when you look at the misfi... Trouble codes: P0300
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GCEC14W5W
This vehicle intermitently starts, when running cuts out shortly after starting. Check fuel system, ignition, and charging circuit all check out fine.
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2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L bucks/jerks VIN: 1GNDX03E8Y
This vehicle is a strange one, customer brought in complaining of cuttting out on highway at 60 mph or over so we're thinking fuel system first. Not so, fuel system is fine, pressures good, no lean condition occurring. No codes, drove on highway and could not ...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L transmission range selection VIN: 1GBJG31F01
Customer complained of erratic transmission operation. Check engine light on,stored code p1810,with tech 2 was able to determine transmission range selection not correct. Reads correctly in all gears except for Drive-reads as in Park/Neutral. Replaced TFP Man...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 2GCEC19W62
This vehicle was impounded and we towed it in. Cust states it died when he was pulled over. When cust paid tow bill engine cranks but wont start. I disconnected MAF sensor due to code. still no start. has good rpm signal on scan tool. engine will start with ca... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF sensor circ low input)
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2005 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L compressor VIN: 4C3AG42G15
this sebring has erractic cooling out the vents. owner says after driving 15 mins. dash air feels warm then goes back to cold with fan on 2 or 3. my roadtest with gauges hung on windshield showed at 60 mph on 85 degree day that low would be at 10 psi,high at 2...
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1991 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L poping at high load VIN: JB3XE74C0M
Thanks for the help in advanced. Customer brought this vehicle in for a poppin under load normally at [...] with the pedal down on the floor.Replaced fuel filter being it is orginal. This happens cold or hot does not change. This reacts just like a bad maf....
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1994 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Stall VIN: 1B4GM44R2R
When driving at minimum load, maintaining approx 50mph it is just as if you shut off the key. Without stopping or even slowing down you put it in nuetral, restart, put in drive, and resume driving until it happens again. This has gone on for 3 years. I have ha...
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HF16Z8T
When you first start the truck, it will try to idle down slowly, the IAC compensates to about 100 steps, then there is a loud air sound from the throttle body, after the IAC hits 100, the truck idles down to about 3-400 rpms. the computer then kicks the idle t...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L abs module VIN: 1B4HS28Z7X
Hi every one Hope fully you guys can help me out. We have a 99 Dodge Durango With a abs lamp on. Code 65 . We have check the controller wiring and check for shorts as per alldata.Everything checks out. Usally the abs comes on while driving and i can erase the ...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R2Y
Good Morning IATN members. I sure could use some help on this one. We are working on a 2000 Dodge Intrepid with a 2.7 fed. emisions engine. It keeps setting a P0300 with 302,304,305 pending. Vehicle has new plugs (Champion O.E.), no noticeable miss hot or cold... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0302-), P0302 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RX2
This fine automobile gets reccuring misfire and o2 short to power codes, one then the other about 3 days apart, we found a TSB for both codes stating that they could be erroronius codes and to reprogram the PCM with a new update, we sent it to the Local Dodge ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0132 (B1S1 shorted to power)
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1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L glow plugs etc. VIN: 2FTHF36M0N
truck is a no start condition (cranks)glow plug control module (new) cycles/clicks for too long. "wait to start" light goes off in 1/2 seccond. and no continuity for the glow plugs. the e.c.t sensor is/was suspect so it's currently unplugged, (makes no differa...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L t case VIN: 2FTDX18W8V
thanks all in advance. i have a persistant output seal that leaks from the transfer case.confirmed the leak everytime.the seal.inspected and confirmed the tranfercase vent, ok. this is my first time to inspect and repair this truck.i noticed that the yoke has...
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1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L line pressure
Im using a transmission dyno for testing the transmission. I can get line pressure to move by EPC control feature on the dyno. In reverse line pressure hit 100 psi and the spec is 260-300 psi. transmission shifts through all the gears seems to work fine I just...
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, high fuel pressure VIN: 3FAKP113OX
hi, i bought this vehicle at auction. it ran terrible when i got it. would idle but not go over 12mph. put new catalytic converter on it and it runs up and down the road good. has slight miss to it at idle and black smoke out of tail pipe. the cooling fan alwa...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L odometer VIN: FMRU1765XL
I replaced the cluster while the truck was running so I could do it in the coolness of A/C. Once everything was plugged back in, all guauges worked and figured job was done. Evening came and truck doenst start. Borrowed a NGS and read post on here of how to do...
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L speedometer VIN: 1FTZF1724Y
this truck came in last week with syptoms of; speedometer fluctuating from 50 to zero and trans feels like it slips when this happens, also overdrive light blinking. we rettrieved dtc po500 vss and 2 other trans temperature codes. we replaced vss and performed...
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2000 Ford falcon 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 6FPAAAJGCM
I have a 2000 ford falcon 4L 6 cylinder with a intermittent fault the problem I have is I leave the car sitting for 10 to 15 min at idle when i try to accelerate off from idle the car will surge and and if foot is removed from accelerator pedal engine will sta...
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSS34F83
customer complained loss of power then started running rough and stalled, now will not start.performed injector buzz test #8 is very faint compared to the others.checked for shorts and opens from idm to injectors ,everything is good.oil level and pressures are... Trouble codes: P0282, P1278 (cyl 8h- high to low side open)
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE35F43
have all cylinders contribution fault codes on cyl 2,4,6,8 and sometimes its just read cylinders 2,4,6 i did a koeo self test no codes came up. did cylinder contribution test got fault codes 266/272/278/284 all on left head . see no bent or broken valve train ... Trouble codes: P0266, P0272, PP027, P0284
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2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L abs module VIN: 1FMZU67K04
o.k. guys all tests above performed.all indicate bad abs module,re-proved out 3 sec abs lite test. tripped short bar again still test as bad abs module... got any feedback??hard too belive abs module goes bad this soon. in this ford,s life...roger [...]
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2007 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Safety VIN: 2FAHP71W17
Hello everyone, I have this Crown vic. that has an air bag light on. Using Snap-on modis found the code a B2792. It indicates a code for the fire suppression system cross linked. We checked that the veichle, to my knowledge, does not have a fire suppression sy...
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1987 GMC S15 Gypsy 2.8L Mechanical VIN: 1GTDT14R1H
Hi, We have a 1987 GMC S15. It originally came with a 2.8 liter but at some point a 3.4 liter was installed. I understand this was a replacement engine for the 2.8. I assume the tune-up and maintenance parts are the same but would like to make sure. When orde...
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1994 Honda Civic LX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8564R
Ok guys, I have spark (good), fuel pressure, noid tested inj. ok. Still no start. Here is my concern. I lined up the timing marks on the crank pulley, as well as the cam pulley, and they are fine. Also verified with a screwdriver that #1 cyl was at top dead ce...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L wipers VIN: 1HGCG5646X
The details are scetchy, but customer says wipers have a mind of thier own. We are familiar with the speed change on intermittant high when you go above 12 mph. She said this morning on the way to the shop high would not work. Looking at the wiring diagram, it...
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2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L wheel bearings VIN: JHLRD184XY
Fellow techs,sorry I thought I know Hondas well enough But I need your help on this CRV,driving about 60 kph there is a noticeable noise coming from the wheels.I use a stethoscope to pinpoint noise and its coming from left front and rear left wheel bearings so...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L steering VIN: 1HGCG66822
Hello all, This vehicle came in with a interesting problem. While going into any kind of body roll there was a large popping or clicking noise heard from the suspension. I know that the sway bar links can make this noise so I disconnected them, took the vehic...
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S62
we thought timing belt was the main problem, however after returning the car to the owner, the same problem occured again with all codes returning but code p0340, we retested and replaced spark plugs, flushed injection system and throttle body, maf sensor. the... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0340-), P0340
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2007 Hyundai Accent SE 1.6L Surge VIN: KMHCN35C57
the engine seems to have a lite miss on accel and at cruise from 70 klometers down.Can feel alite viration on the gas padal.also it seems a little sulggish when pulling away. once it gets over 70 k's it works just fine.IT had a knock sensor install at the Hyun...
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1990 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L system VIN: SAJHY1745L
I appreciate ANY ideas on this one. We have had car for at least a month and a half. Came in with no cooling and compressor locked up. Installed new parts and flushed system (DURA 141). Can not get it to cool. Has a new fan clutch. Heater core is blocked off. ...
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1987 Jeep Wrangler Sport 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2BCHL81K3H
vehicle will start and idle at 2500 rpms. Idle decreases steadily until engine dies unless headlights are on or ac is on or the #2 red wire is unpluged from the alternator or engine is warm. I can keep engine running by patting the accelerator.
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2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA49S3Y
Howdy boys and girls! Here we go, about two years ago this supercharged, trick beast came down from Colorado to new owners, It misbehaved badly and I diagnosed it as going into limp when the map saw anything over 103kpa, due to the blower boost. I installed a ...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall, no gauges VIN: 1J4GW48S11
Today I have a real puzzler. This jeep belongs to a long time customer. last week I replaced the ignition lock cylinder for a no turn condition. All went well(used orig. key)the customer called with a start and stall complaint with a key light on the dash. We ... Trouble codes: 1686 (1687 -), 1687
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GW58N84
vehicle sometimes will no start no crank. after hitting the brake pedal a few times vehicle will start and then it will not have a problem starting again. has any one come across a similar problem?
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Airbag VIN: KNDUP13113
This van came in with the Airbag, Brake, and Battery lights on found the Alt. overcharging and the I/C burned out between the Brake and Battery lights, Replaced the Alt and I/C but the airbag light is still on. I can not get into the airbag module to read or c...
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1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L Shift Selection VIN: JT8UF22E5S
I'm not a transmission specialist by any means, I lack a lot of critical knowledge in this area I admit. However this particular customer has been a friend of the family for years, and a dedicated customer other than while he was out of town when the problem b...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMFU28R53
this vehicle came to us with the right front suspension air bag leaking . we replaced the defective part , the customer left with the air control operating correctly . couple of days latter the air bag blew out . the customer ordered a used air bag & we insta...
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2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L door ajar lamp VIN: 4F2YZ94143
I unplugged every door jam and rear hatch connector. I looked through alldata and cannot find a good schematic on how the circuit works. I don't know if i need to loop a wire to complete the circuit to shut the light off or if unplugging the door connectors wi...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L charging system VIN: JM1BK12334
Hey guys I have a 04 Mazda 3 in here that is over charging at 16.04 volts. we replaced the alt.,the computer, and the passenger junction box. The computer is seeing a 14.7 reading but the wire going to the compuer is reading 16.5 we have tried two different al...
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 280sl 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1130441202
First, it began running more and more poorly at idle, definetely running rich and was fouling plugs now and again. I have adjusted the fuel distributor many times Right for rich, left for lean and it gives a measurable result BUT this car runs like crap. The i...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L Hesitation VIN: WDBGA57E7T
looking for a mb tech or large hole to bury car in.this wonderful car was brought in with customer complaint of check engine light flashing,no power on acceleration from traffic light or after coasting,abs and suspension lights comoing on after turning sharp.u...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L tachometer VIN: WMWRE33423
i replaced a tachometer in mini s, will not work, mini tells me that it needs to be programmed at mini only, any other way
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1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Illumination VIN: HLS3035811
We have this 280Z that has no dash illumination with the headlights on. We no longer have any schematics for a vehicle this old. I was wondering if someone could fax me a wiring schematic for the interior and illumination circuits. Thank in advance. The fax nu...
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1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L ign ckt VIN: 1N6SD16Y4V
fuse link blows once a week both times while backing up, truck will stall because fuse link burns. fuse link is white with black stripe goes direct to ign switch. at switch black with white stripe (1g/pos 3) solder is melted according to wiring diagrams follow...
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1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Hazard Lights VIN: JN8AR05Y4W
Hello Fellow Techs, Thank you in advance for your help. I have a 98 Pathfinder- No Hazzard Lights.. Turn signals operate perfectly... Replaced the flasher & the hazzard switch.. The turn signals stop working when the hazzard button is pushed-- I believe this ...
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL is on VIN: WAULD64B82
The Car is back on the road thanks for the 7 replies ! All of you were right ! The torque converter clutch slip too bad , so that the TCM cut off the power to the torque conv. solenoid. With the new torque converter, you can see with VAG-com in the measuring ...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W9T
Sorry for the delay in closing. First thank you all who responded your replys have given me a direction to go in. The customer took her vehicle due to school starting and she hasnt had time to bring it back. Just to update you all on what ive done. I did rep...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L abs VIN: 1B4GP44R5T
FIX WAS TO REPLACE MASTER CYLINDER. THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED
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1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L instrument cluster VIN: 2BF4P2536W
Thanks for all the help. There was two problems on this vehicle. I found the PCM bad so when I replaced it the Speedometer and the temp gauge worked then the BCM was bad and when I replaced it the Fuel gauge worked. So thanks again for all the help. Mike
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B4GP25R91
thanks guys was wiring on top of tranny mounts thath was rubbing fixed was about time !! thanks again iatn it best
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1999 Ford MOTORHOME 6.8L speed sensor VIN: 3FCMF53S7X
THANKS TO EVERY ONE WHO REPLIED TO MY PROBLEM I HAVE FIXED THE BEAST. THE MAGIC ANSWER WAS THE FORD BULLETIN TSB# 02-11-3. THAT TSB OUT LINES A PROBLEM WITH EXCESSIVE ENGINE NOISE BEING INDUCED INTO THE ECM EFFECTING THE VSS SIGNAL FROM THE EBCM TO THE ECM INP...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1FAFP56S3Y
This car is fixed and the fix was a little electrical tape around some chaffed wires. The chaff point is at the rear of the ac compressor hose manifold. The manifold has a bracket were a plastic push rivet to secure the wiring loom is suppose to plug in. Th...
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Stall VIN: 1FTZX1727Y
The key to this whole problem ws the 1.65v(1650mv) at the o2 sensors. The truck was not running rich by the 5 gas but the pcm was reacting to the incorrect signals from the o2. When I backprobed the o2s I got 9+volts but it would drop the longer I had the key ... Trouble codes: 1132 (o2 not switching ratio adapting lean for rich condition), 1152 (same on this bank).
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14UX2
Special thanks to kent in florida, He taught me how to make a piston stop from a hollowed spark plug, two nuts and a section of all thread. weld a nut inside the body of the plug and weld another on one end of the allthread. when the tool is installed in the #... Trouble codes: P1336.
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2003 Ford E-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWE35F43
yes injector assembly one cali. one federal miamatched injectors
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2003 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLE 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKGK26U23
I appreciate everyones input on this problem, however I was unable to duplicate the complaint. One thing I did find was that It only had 60 psi of fuel pressure under load and according to Roger from Az. I should have 62. He also advised to clean and or replac... Trouble codes: P0353 (Malfunction in primary ignition circuit.).
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Gas guage VIN: 2HKRL186X2
EVERYTHING had been checked except where guage gets its power. Rechecked cicuit from sender, power and grounds INTO cluster. All checked OK. Problem is this is very intermittent and who knows if we were checking at exactly a time of failure though we started...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES26734
Sorry for the weak post lacking any test data. Late Friday trying to tie up a few loose ends for Monday. Checked fuel pressure--low 35lbs. Pulled fuel pump found the plastic housing split around the regulator. Replaced the pump--45lbs fuel pressure and run... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA3AXYT
Well this vehicle is fixed. Found IAC stuck wide open, even though the IAC counts on the scanner went back and forth from 48 to 80. These readings went right with the engine speed changes at idle. After replacing the valve and performing the idle learn procedu... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control System Malfunction).
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1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 4S2CY58Z4N
well we got this one fixed. thank you to robert leslie and joel for their idea's. after going thru and retesting the basics still had no direction to go then when looking thru the gm arcives under gm (this is basicaly a gm system) found a post by Bill Hepp say...
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L failsafe engine mode
THANKS TO EVERYBODY FOR YOUR SUGESTIONS. ROBERT [...] FROM VIRGINIA WAS THE FIRST OF MANY TO SUGGEST REPLACING THE BRAKE SWITCH. I TRIED A NEW ONE AND IT FIXED IT. WHEN INSPECTING THE OLD SWITCH, WITCH IS ACTUALLY TWO MICRO-SWITCHES, WE NOTICED ONE OF THE MIC...
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L compressor VIN: SAJEA01U93
Evaporator temp sensor fixed it. The tricky part was even on the factory website it was unclear as to where it was located. The car has three identical sensors, two of which are called discharge air temp sensors. The third is located on the driver's side of ...
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1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JA4LS41R3X
FIRST OFF THANKS FOR THE REPLIES. HOWEVER WHEN FACED WITH THE ADDITIONAL PROBLEM OF OIL IN THE COOLANT CUSTOMER SAID VEHICLE NOT WORTH THE REPAIR. THEY WILL GET ANOTHER LOWER MILE TRUCK. IATN IS THE BEST. Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor problem).
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1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C3X
this was a wait to see if the light was going to return i cleaned the fuel system and replaced the throttle body gasket customer stated the mil has not returned Trouble codes: P0151, P0153, P0174.
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1999 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Radio VIN: 3G2JB1241X
Hey, thanks to all that replied. The unlock code was 1491. It is to bad there isn't a formula out there, to take the two numbers you get out of the stereo and turn them into the code. It would save a lot of calling around to dealers trying to get someone to gi...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2WP52224
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES IT WAS THE THROTTLEBODY TAC MODULE, REPLACED AS ASSEMBLY SHOULD HAVE WENT WITH THE RESULTS BUT I HATE MISSING ANY THING. Trouble codes: P2101 (tac motor fault), P0120 (apps 1 mismatch), P0220 (apps 2).
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L uknown VIN: 1NXBR18E4X
I did find minor slop in the left axel and replaced it. I was happy ro experience a 95% cure on my road and will change the right axel tomorrow. I am so impressed and pleased with the 22 responses that came to my aid and I will dedicate myself to be a good m...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GH3J373GD
Thanks for the help everyone although I tried all the suggestions with no avail. I gave the car back to the customer and although I told him it wasn't fixed he said it was alot better although I dont know what I did to make it any better?
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1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3VWLC81H95
customer did not want to repair it,one of our techs bought it and is going to put in a ecm, since that seems to be the consensus. Also, all the wrecking yards are sold out of this ECM, which is a strong indication that iatn responses were on the money. thanks ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L all gears VIN: WVWSE61J62
Well I'm sorry it took so long to get a response back to you. The customer waffled for weeks before towing the car out. I was able to get a better diagnosis first. I was clearly leaning towards the transmission but the lack of ability to monitor some of the me...
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1989 Volvo 740 GL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YV1FX8847K
Thanks for all who replied -- This Volvo is not fixed at this point but I did find some info that may help others.. Replies were to check grounds on intake, Check the "biodegradable" wiring harness, check coil KV (which was max 35KV), check CTS, checked injec... Trouble codes: 214 (RPM SENSOR Absent intermittantly).
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