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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA7668R
hallo evrey one thanks an advance i have 94 acura legend with no start befor that hapen car was cuting of and start emidiatly now car will no start at all i cheket no fuel was getin to the ingine also found no power to fuel pump replaced main relay i also repl...
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1996 Acura Integra Special Edition 1.8L Exhaust valve VIN: JH4DC4368T
Hello and thans in advance for your help. I have this car that came in for a miss P0303 with low compression Cyl #3 leaking exhaust valve. We did a valve job with all new valves, also new spark plugs timing belt and water pump.Car came back after a week. Compl...
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1984 BMW 533i 3.2L No Start VIN: WBADB7408E
VEHICLE TOWED TO MY COLLISION SHOP, A roll over, TRYING TO DETERMINE IF ENGINE IS SALVAGABLE, NO INJECTOR PULSE, HAS SPARK & WILL FIRE UP ON EXTERNAL FUEL SORCE
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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L radio VIN: WDANH83506
Need help with this 06 750li. Entertainment inoperative- display will light up, when go to select FM for example- screen will say enter FM frequency, no other commands or function possible- CD and CDC not highlighted, we have codes for communication for most c...
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2008 BMW 320i 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVG17038
Thia 2008 E90 320I M46T came in with complaint of intermittent engine light on.After adding gasoline and run for 50KM or so THE MIL sometimes will on.The engine run ok when the light on.Have checked with GT1 and found a code -air mass meter.Replaced a new air ...
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1996 Buick Skylark Limited 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4NJ52TXT
I need somebody to please explain to me how to diagnose this passlock system. We have a code P1629 which, according to the limited diagnostics, if it won't accept a relearn procedure then replace the PCM, which we did. Still won't start. Have what appear to be... Trouble codes: P1629 (fuel system disable)
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2000 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L ABS Module VIN: 1G6EL12Y5Y
Hello fellow techs. I have a Caddy problem that is driving me crazy. A coworker replaced the motor in this car and on job completion we have the "service steering system" and "service suspension" warnings flashing on the dash. Codes in the ABS are: C1234 LR wh...
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2001 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS54Y71
after start up the egr valve opens for about 10 seconds causing the car to run rough you can watch it open on the scan tool the valve isnt the problem i tried another thinking maybe it was weak it does not have excessive back pressure either Trouble codes: P0405
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L theft system VIN: 1G6KF57912
PLEASE HELP !!! We have a 2002 Cadillac Deville DTS and when it came in it had a dead battery.So I replaced the battery and then we had a crank but no start. I pulled codes P0340 cam sensor ciruit,so I tested the cam sensor and it was not sending a signal to p...
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1970 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L blower VIN: 194670S406
My grocery list is almost complete on my customers car. The blower motor is wide open with a solid 12v on it. However there is very little air blowing out the vents. I tried another blower motor to eliminate that. No success. My question is what to expect is r...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W51
Hi gang. This is the first time I have used the help request so forgive me if I am missing any pertinant info. This Blazer came in with a MIL on and a P0300 stored. No noticable misfire presant but when monitoring misfire counter on scan tool it shows a bad mi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire)
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2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, accelerate by itself VIN: 1GNDM19X72
Hello everyone, we have this van, has a weird problem, It will idle normally, however if I am at a stop, and take my foot off the brake, it will start to move like normal, but after a couple of seconds it will start to slowly speed up on it's own. It will actu... Trouble codes: P0507 (idle speed high)
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2003 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L headlights VIN: 1GCFG15T33
customer clomplaining that high beams flicker while driving at night with low beams on. extremly difficult to confirm or duplicate in the middle of the day. any input before i start digging into this one would be appreciated
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2004 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L No Start, THEFT LIGHT VIN: 1G1ND52F64
Hello I-ATN experts, Today's patient presented on the hook as a cranks but does not start. I noticed that the theft deterrent lamp was flashing. I scanned the computer and came up with B2960, Passlock Cylinder Data Incorrect. No other codes were present or pe... Trouble codes: B2960 (pass lock cylinder data incorrect)
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L vents VIN: 1GCEC14V85
I have this truck that has dual temmpature zone, the driver says the driver side will blow cold and then warm, while the passwenger side blows cold...If he shuts it off and restarts, it will get back to working for a while. I cannot duplicate this problem, hav...
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1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L 20A Fuse B VIN: 2C3HC56FXS
Hello fellow Techs. Hopefully someone has run into one like this. I have a Chrysler LHS with a problem. It keeps blowing the 20a fuse "B" in the PDC. From what I can tell, that fuse powers the TCM, PCM, ASD & Fuel Pump relays. I have cracked open the harness n...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L tcm VIN: 3C8FY4BB11
having trouble locating a tcm for this vehicle... any southern boy's and gals have a lead on where to get ?? private stock ? :) tkx in advance
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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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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7HC13ZXW
hello everyone. well i havent had to use the iatn lately for help although i have been helping other members. this one has me stumped. originally the customer called and said he needed this truck towed because it would not start. when i received the vehicle i ...
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1998 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES47CXW
ok guys, on this 98 neon, iv'e check the cam signal to the computer,(no signal). check the circuit, it is good. changed out sensor and still nothing. it came in for a no start. but if you shoot it with starting fluid it would run all day long as long as you do... Trouble codes: P0340
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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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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L heater VIN: 2B3HD46RXY
Vehicle came in for no heater. Engine temperature normal and scan bcm and find no codes. Graphing meter shows voltage changing when temp knob is rotated but no hot air. How do you get to that blend door actuator on this intreped. All data very un clear and onl...
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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 Dakota 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL12X22
Hello All, I have one that is aggravating me. This truck came in with a PO300, PO302 and PO305. Did all the usual checks. KV test, swap plugs, wires and injectors to rule all that out and found valves pounding into heads. Replaced the heads and now I still ha... Trouble codes: P0305
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3HD46R42
Thanks in advance for any help. This car initially came in with an occasional "miss" said the costumer. Did tuneup, plugs,air filter, plug boots and intake cleaned, test drove vehicle and it ran great. Costumer returned about a week later and said the miss was...
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2004 Dodge Neon SRT-4 2.4L drivetrain VIN: 1B3ES66S24
on hard accelleration, in 2nd & 3rd gear drive train/front suspension shakes violently, r/f axle looks fairly new(replaced by another shop)decell & coast seems okay, have already replaced control arm bushings(were broken)tierods & lower engine mount
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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Surge VIN: 1D7HA18N78
Greetings, I am hoping someone has experienced this problem before. My brother in law is on his third try at the dealership for an rpm surge on this truck. When it acts up which is more consistant when cold than hot, the rpm surges around 500 rpms with light t...
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1979 Ford Pickup F250 6.6L Poor Idle Quality
Sorry guys for not having the vin code.Thanks again in advance for your time.The problem child here is an old but well kept F-250.The engine runs real rough ,missing and shaking at idle and opened throttle.I have checked absolutly everything,compression ,fuel ...
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1984 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30LXE
Vehicle will run in start position only, dies when returned to RUN postion. 12V to module during crank and run. 12V to hall effect, ground disappears when in run. Checked schematics, all inputs checked ok. Any help would be great at this point. Thanks again to...
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1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L low pressure VIN: 1FMDU34X45
Hi All, Ok, I'm at a mental loss with this. replaced fuel pump because of low pressure, replaced filter. still 22psi running, regulator vac unhooked:28psi Replaced Reg, no change. I have looked through alldata and IATN and all spec are the same 35-45psi max. r...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L 1-2-3-4 shift VIN: 1FAFP55SOY
This vehicle was brought in because it would not upshift. Both the engine MIL light and the Service Transmission light was on. The owner also said, incidentally the AC doesn't work so check that out. I checked the codes and 9 codes were set. Four were transmis...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E42
Thanks in advance for any help I can get on this one. Vehicle came into the shop from a Ford dealer needing a rebuilt engine (not currently running). Customer stated that vehicle did run fine before it started knocking and cam chain broke. Installed a Jasper r... Trouble codes: P0174
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2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L rear panel VIN: 1FAFP42X63
This is probably a shot in the dark but here goes...Our customer brought this car in for what seemed like a rear suspenion noise complaint but when on further inspection it feels like a body noise. We placed the vehicle on our drive-on lift and when the body i...
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2005 Ford F F650 5.9L No Start VIN: 3FRNF65F25
I can't find any information on this cummins 5.9l using ford web site, and also using shop key. I have no specs. no wiring diagrams, and no code info. I only have code from pro-link scanner. pid:94 sid:1 (fuel pressure valid, below normal) thats what the code ... Trouble codes: P094, F1
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2005 Ford Focus ZXW 2.0L no start/battery fully charged VIN: 1FAFP36N05
Anything I'm unaware of?
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L MIL Lamp on
Hey there Ford techs! Have a real problem child here. Long term FT at 25+, and STFT at 15+ at all times and speeds. Fuel Pump failing under high load, and FPCM showed evidence of being submerged in trunk. MAF failed VE efficiency test, and through bad info rep... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2)
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1991 Geo Storm 2+2 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: J81RF236XM
We've worked on this vehicle a few times and it's been a good car. Now I'm stumped. I had an unresponsive O2S with high CO so I changed it with a new Denso sensor. Now I get a great sweep. High to 825mv and low to about 200mv. The idle is rough, but there are ...
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L injectors VIN: 1GDNDT13W8
was running when drove in had bad heads on old engine replaced engine got 70lbs fuel presser have spark have power to injectors just no pulse can run when primeing with squirt bottle but wont run on its own key switch is elec an wont turn off all the way n dom...
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1997 GMC Sonoma SLE 2.2L driveshaft VIN: 1GTCS1940V
This pickup came in with a seized u joint on the rear. Replace u joint and everything fell apart from there. Took vehicle for road test and at 35 - 40 kph there was a vibration that would make your stomach turn. Tried a new steady bearing ( has 2 piece shaft) ...
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L battery light VIN: JHLRD78492
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP! WE INSTALLED A NEW ALTERNATOR AS THE OE WAS FAULTY. WHEN WE STARTED THE CAR THE BATTERY LIGHT REMAINED ON EVEN THOUGH IT WAS CHARGING FINE. OUR OTC SCANNER SHOWS THE PCM SEEING AND CONTROLLING THE VOLTAGE. i SPOKE TO THE REBUILDER AND THE...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Power sliding door VIN: 5FNRL18033
This van came from a body shop and was hit on the right side. The door skin,closer motor and inner door handle were replaced. The problem is when closing door the intial close is okay but you will still hear the slider motor running for a while and then the do...
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2006 Hyundai Tiburon GS 2.0L cruise control VIN: KMHHN65DX6
Hi Hyundai techs, Yes this car came to my shop for an inoperative cruise control. This cruise control system isn't in touch with the pcm, it's working on it's own with a cable attached to the trottle body. I really triple checked all the wiring going to the s...
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1997 Infiniti J30 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAY21D8V
Hey guys I have this Infinity that has the codes lised above and an intermittant stall at idle. Always starts right back up but you have to put your foot on the gas to keep it running for a few seconds then it will be ok. Im going to check to Iac valve but wan... Trouble codes: P0500 (vehicle speed sensor malfunction), P0400 (egr flow malfunction)
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1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAR07Y7X
so we did 2-4-6 injectors remn cap wires rotor new plugs air gas smoke for leaks slight leak out of egr and inake snorkel i seal intake hose for now but still runs bad...any ideas Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D62
This is a 4 cylinder Rodeo, don't see too many of those. It keeps setting the code p0401 for EGR LOW FLOW. The big linear Egr valve, with the 5 pin connector & no vac. hose, mounts on the back of the head, and I ran the engine with the valve removed to verify ... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr low flow)
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FX58S6R
This vehicle failed it's smog check for high NOX. It has no EGR, AIR, or TAC systems. Block test for headgasket problems is negative and the vehicle does not overheat. TPS, MAP, CTS, and IAT are all within specs. O2 senser is OK (see tests). If I induce propan...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FY19S7V
Vehicle cranks but no start after sitting for a period of time. Wait 1-2 days, vehicle starts fine and flags codes for CMP sensor and sometimes misfire #4. I have never personally seen this happen, only the codes. Replaced CKP and distributor, no change. Very ... Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP sensor circuit problem), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48574
changed leak detection pump. Still having the same problem. We activated with scanner test. says it is working fine. Not sure why this is happening Trouble codes: 1494 (Evap LDP pressure switch fault code conditions)
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2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16533
Good day people. I have this KIA Rio that idles very rough. MIL will come on and transmission will not down shift into passing gear when throttle pedal floored. When vehicle came in first time had codes for MAF sensor and system too lean. No reading out of MAF... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean), P0121 (throttle position sensor switch a circuit range preformance problem), P0300 (randam mifire), P0301 (mifire cylinder 1), P0302 (misfire cylinder 2 P0303 P0304), P1166 (unknown trouble code)
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L rear air VIN: JTHBN30FX2
I have this 02 LS 430 that has the rear air suspension pumped up hard as a rock. Has codes 13 and 14 stored for open/shorted left and right level sensors. Anyone out there run into this before? Thanks.
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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNFM91V8W
The air ride in this car was working fine. I took it for a test drive and the check air ride light came on and the front suspension dropped. Then I ran the auto test, received no codes,ran manuel test no codes.Then I performed test C no codes displayed,went to...
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Hesitation
hallo. i am looking for part no or some way to get wiring harnes to propertly test cranck shaft sensor signal to [...] control unit , or ezl unit . because cranck sensor has coaxsial plug that is pluged into ezl unit , it is very hard to conect any kind of...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Electronic VIN: WDBBA48D5K
I am having trouble with this A/C system. I am not getting power out of the A/C pushbutton control unit to the compressor. I have identified the output terminal that powers up the compressor clutch, #12, black/red wire. The car came in with a rebuilt pusbutton...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L cooling fan VIN: WDBL1X65GO
Hi all,what the vehicle is doing,is the cooling fan goes to full speed with very little temperature,it does not come on if the engine is not running,it is fine if the vehicle has been sitting overnight,until it hits about 80 degrees f.I have scanned for codes ...
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1996 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L blowing fuse VIN: 1MELM62W1S
caqr was towed in for no start found blown pcm fuse in underhood fuse box replaced car started one month later car towed back same thing any one seen this problem before i spend hours that i wont get paid for diagnosing this pig
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L fuel pump VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
I think I have gotten into a can of worms, this very low miles car has apperantly been stolen or theft has been tried. The steering column was damaged so a new lock cylinder and key were made ,installed and programmed, then the car would crank and run if extra...
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L srs VIN: 2MEFM74W94
Good afternoon, this should be simple but...I replaced a leaking heater core in this vehicle and removal included pulling the dash, all connectors which were disconnected were reconnected, and a road test after repair revealed the SRS light on, no cruise contr...
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31DXR
hi everyone ive got misfire problem that i just cant figure out, hope we can work together to solve this problem its a 94 nissan altima 4 cylinder 2.4l engine. ive got a dead mis on cylinder #3. we checked for spark- good changed the one plug- still missing...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D81
Vehicle runs like it has a bad MAF sensor or plugged cat i.e: stalls, hesitates, backfires through intake, poor idle black smoke. Seems to be worse when vehicle is cold/sat overnight. After it warms up, it will idle in park or neutral ok but fall flat on it's ...
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D62
This vehicle surges when idling in drive or reverse as soon as you let off the brake and begin to roll up to 5MPH. Also surges when cruising at 40 MPH and when you slow down from 5-0 MPH. There is a bulletin NTB01-074A which describes this similiar issue, bu... Trouble codes: P0300
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1988 Audi 90 2.3L antilock brake VIN: WAUHC089XJ
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES. MARK(JAKE) FROM NEVADA WILL RECEIVE MOST OF THE CREDIT. AIR GAP FOR SENSORS WAS THE PROBLEM. I LOOSENED ALL SENSORS, PUSHED THEM IN ALL THE WAY, ROTATED WHEELS THEN TIGHTENED. ABS IS NOW FUNCTIONING CORRECTLY. THANKS AGAIN TO A...
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L air bag VIN: WAUED28DXX
Thanks for the help (wade from colorado,martin from manitoba,bob from ontario) the oe air bag unit was decfective as with the first one from the dealer. I just recieved the vehicle back today 9/18/08 and installed another airbag from the dealer which was the ...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULH64B01
The car had a dirty injector, I added some Jectronic fuel injector cleaner and after a few days the miss went away and a week later the MIL light went out. Thank you for all the help, particurally the discusion on fuel trim. Sometimes one lucks out and it is a... Trouble codes: P0174 (lean fuel trim on bank 2), P0173 (fuel trim bank 2).
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L engine VIN: WA1YD64B32
Well, you are all probably wondering what's going on, again thanks soo much for all the replies, i was not expecting that many! All the replies were helpful but no one really hit this one on the nail, there was no water holding up in the booster area, and batt...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L reverse VIN: WAUJT64B2N
Thanks again for the help. The repair was to replace the TCM.The range selector is part of the TCM,the 01J cvt trans has the tcm inside the rear cover and the cvt takes special cvt fluid.The DTC 17090 did not return.
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, multiple codes VIN: 1G6KD54Y2Y
well i guess we were all correct about those darn crank sensors.i replaced both of them after a little scratching of the old noggin wondering how in the heck am i ever going to get my big hands in such a tight spot.well i ended up taking a long 10 mm wratchet ... Trouble codes: P0300, P335, P0336, P0386.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L alternator VIN: 1GBJK34U15
we replaced the computor and problem solved.we left the new battery and alternator in it though.We did find out that he boosted another truck the morning of.Some people never learn.
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2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 LS 5.3L rear ac lines VIN: 1GNFG15T75
Allright guys Lance from Ny hit it on the head Lift body to remove wasnt as bad as i thoght. about 2.0 hours total. thanks al for the help. (shop woudnt buy the dorman kit)
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L vibration in reverse VIN: 1C4GP64L3T
Well this one is fixed as many of the responces said it was the rubber incert in the side mount after replacing incert all is well Thanks to all the great responces what a asset iatn is and we are sure glad to be a part of it
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L cooling system VIN: 3C3EL45H8T
Hello We have fixed this vehicle. We replaced the waterpump, which the weep hole passage was plugged. But looking at the rear housing shouldn't cause it to leak in the lifter valley. anyhow, by replacing the waterpump you can get to the o-ring to replace. If ...
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1993 Dodge Dakota 5.2L fuel gauge inop VIN: G3654DF564
Well the customer said he will just deal with and wants his truck back. Sorry no other information to pass on. I did run a redundant ground and it seemed to help but still not fixed.
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No shift VIN: 1B7HF13YXW
Thanks everyone. I replaced both the pressure sensor and solenoid and problem went away. Transmission was rebuilt about 2 years ago and they must not have replaced them. Thanks again.
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7HF13Y1X
Hi All, sorry for the delay in responding.I feel like a fool,after changing the coil we had weak spark at the plugs thinking we solved the problem .went to start and had no start.only worked on this 15-20 min a day. finaly after much hair pulling changed the...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L will not run anymore VIN: 1D4GP24373
After founding cooked ECM replaced ECM, TCM, Solenoid pack on tansmission had system reprogrammed and also had to relearn for transmission checked for stray voltage prior to hooking up componets and found none and started car At this point seems to be fine cus...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L a/c pressures VIN: 1FALP52U9R
Thanks for all the helpful information guys, greatly appreciated , started off with "whatever it takes just fix it" - Unfortunately customer decided not to persue any further at this time and declined any further testing or repairs so i'll have to close this w...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L odometer VIN: FMRU1765XL
We had a locksmith come out that one of our other stores have used. He programed a second key and when he couldn't communicate with the used cluster, using some other aftermarket scanner, we got a second used cluster. That one would allow access to the securit...
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L battery VIN: 2FMZA514X4
SORRY FOR DELAY IN CLOSING WE WERE WAITING FOR THE CUSTOMER TO RETURN A CALL WITH THE RESULTS, THANKS TO ALL THAT POINTED TO A GROUND PROBLEM, WE DID VOLTAGE DROP ON ALL GROUNDS, AS A PRECAUTION WE REMOVED AND CLEANED ALL ENGINE AND BODY GROUNDS, WE ALSO RAN A...
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2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L MIL Lamp on, dosen't shift right VIN: 1FAFP3833Y
well i fixed this one buy replacing the whole throttle body. The sensor has to some how be calibrated to the throttle plate just as Tom [...]. replied. Very pricey to say the lease $100 dollars used. I now know a tps reading of 0.70 and below will cause the tr...
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L R. Hatch VIN: 2HKYF18775
Customer took the Pilot to the dealership, where they pulled the hatch panel from inside the car and re-attached a link rod that had popped off.
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L abs module VIN: 1J4FF48SXY
The only scantool that will read codes from abs module is the drb.I took vehicle to dodge dealer found wheel speed code.installed sensor and good to go.thanks for all who helped.
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L blower controls VIN: 1J4GW58N6Y
After reading all eight replies we decided we had two problems, a temp door problem and a blower problem, the customer was informed and decided to first fix the blower resistor problem with a new resistor and a connecter,he will decide later when to go deep...
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L engine? VIN: 5LMEU78H13
Thanks for the replies as most said there is a noise from the ac compressor on start up. as recomened to start it up with out the climate control on and no noise .Advised owner this is a normal noise and should'nt cause any problems.Its down the road burning e...
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1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L dash lights VIN: 1YVGF22C5W
2 OF 3 RESPONSES TALKED OF BURNED OUT BULBS, THE LAST ONE GOING IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO OUR WORK ON VEHICLE. CUSTOMER DENIED COST OF FINDING OUT SO OUT IT WENT WITH NO FIX. THANKS FOR THE HELP EVERYBODY.
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 230ce 2.3L fuel VIN: WDB2240302
this problem is sorted,after studing mercedes wis i found this car has a KE11 csi-e system,which has tsz ignition,one wire coolant sensor,no lamba,no o2 sensor,computor controled idle,the car came from macau in china, when the engine was removed technician CUT...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L door locks VIN: 4JGAB72E91
Thank you to all who replied, unplugged all the doors and the trunk lock individually with no change, all the interior lights functioned correctly, unplugged the gas door actuator with no change. The key switch in the ignition is good. So I was left with my AA...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Unknown VIN: WDBJF65J71
Thanks to all the guys that cared and took the time to help just about every reply condemned the compressor I finaly put a reman compressor in it it took care of the problem a special thanks to Steve from Florida he took the time to call me and went over coup...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L column VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
We decided to repair the steering column after reading the replies and after a close examination of the column. we took the car to a locksmith who made a new key which fits the doors and ignition and the new ignition lock, then programmed the computer to ac...
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1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4LS31H2Y
We were unable to access the immobilizer system on this vehicle we are sending it to the dealer and I will update this post when I get a fix. Thanks John
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2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L Vent temperature VIN: JA4LX31G43
Thanks to all who replied. This vehicle is not currently at the shop. The customer is driving it because it only acts up on long trips. However, I have evacuated and charged the vehicle already with the same result. I have checked for restrictions with a t...
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L starts and dies VIN: 1N4BU31DXR
Sorry it took so long to close this, but cust. did't know if she wanted to put any more money in to it. Anyway, all of you who said not to use an aftermarket distributor where right. I put on an OE dist. and car fired right up and has been running great ever s...
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2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L condensor fan VIN: 1N6AA06A05
problem turn out to be broken wire from pressure sensor to ecm. i guess from the accident wire was broken by radiator support. we just had a hard time due to terminalogy of the new cars and diagram from alldata wasn't very clear. thanks to all who responded...
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2P46P24R6V
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED.MIKE FROM MASS WAS RIGHT. I REPAIRED THE ENGINE'S SECONDARY GROUNDS AND THAT TOOK CARE OF THE PROBLEM. THANKS AGAIN TO ALL.
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L gauges VIN: 1G2NE52M7Y
THANKS AGAIN FOR THE QUICK RESPONSES.INSTARUMENT CLUSTER WAS THE PROBLEM WE DID HAVE ONE KICKING AROUND HERE BUT THE THEFT DETERENT WOULDNT LET IT START BUT GAUGES SMOOTHED OUT AND QUIT TRYING TO JUMP OUT OF DASH PUT USED DASH IN RESET VATS AND ALL IS GOOD
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1998 Saturn SC2 1.9L delaid going into reverse VIN: 1G8ZH1270W
Thank you to all for the help. After connecting the gauge to the trans, saw the problem right away when out into reverse.It was the valve body. Replaced with a reman body.
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2002 Saturn SL 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G82H52892
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES. THE CAR WAS FIXED ALL ALONG. THE CUSTOMER SAID THAT THEY GOT BAD GAS AND THAT CAUSED THE LIGHT TO COME ON. SO THANKS AGAIN TO ALL. Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air system circiut problem).
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R8Y
It seems that this car is loosing the a/f signal at times but i don't have the equpment to varify that so I had to send it to the dealer. From what I can tell the O2 sensors and the A/F sensors do look alike but the connectors are different so you can't plug ...
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2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: 4T1BF28B93
WELL HERE IS THE DEAL?? THIS ENGINE WAS NEVER OPENED BY WAY OF PLENUM OR PLUGS REMOVED PRIOR TO THIS CONDITION. AFTER BLOWING AIR INTO #1 & 3 CYLINDERS THE RESISTENCE SOMEWHAT GRADUALLY DISAPPEARED. lOOKED INTO ALL CYLINDERS WITH BORE SCOPE, COULD NOT IDENTIFY...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L enine vibration VIN: WVWTH63BX1
WHEN WE PUT A JACK UNDER OIL PAN AND APPLIED A LITTLE PRESSURE VIBRATION WENT AWAY.I REPLACE PLACED BOTH MOTOR MOUNTS AND PROBLEM SOLVED.WHEN WE REMOVED DRIVER SIDE MOUNT FLUID CAME OUT OF IT DIDNT SEE IT BEFORE OR MAYBE THE OIL LEAKS COVERED IT UP.I ENDED UP ...
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