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2003 Acura TL 3.2L Lighting VIN: 19UUA56673
headlights will intermittently flicker.right head light will go out after a while.when i check power and ground at hid module seems its not there for a second and then i have full battery voltage and good ground.plug it back in then its ok for a while.have rep...
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Misfire VIN: WAUCB88D5V
I have been working on this one for about 2 weeks. It came in with a miss replaced plugs,and 1 coil still no luck.think it may be ecm not sending signal to coil to fire.thanks in adv. Trouble codes: P0302 (missfire cyl 2)
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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24BXW
Hi need some help on this audi as you can see by repair history I tryed just about everything. Im thinking it might be in variable valve timing but dont know alot about it, Im going to pull valve cover off can anybody tell me what I should look for on the chai... Trouble codes: 0300 (random misfire), 0301 (misfire cyl. 1), 0302 (misfire cyl.2), 0303 (misfire cyl.3)
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: WAUCB28D8X
Howdy, have a NOx failure here, recently in Colorado ,they have lowered the limits on NOx allowances, this is one of many I am dealing with right now, but don't have much to go on. There is no EGR system, it does have a type of variable valve timing, which doe...
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2003 Audi A6 3.0L thermostat VIN: WAULT64B43
we have this a6 quattro non turbo that is not heating up, the guage shows its running cold after 15 miles. after a cold start up the needle just barely moves off c,to the first line way under the normal position. we replaced the right side front o2 sensor la...
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1997 BMW 840Ci 4.4L evaporator VIN: WBAEF82030
Hey, I have to change the evaporator on this 840 BMW. my info says it takes under 3hrs to do the job! But it looks like the dash has to come out when I have looked at it!!! I would appreciate any insight about this job so that I can quote a sensible figure to ...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L ABS pump VIN: WBACD4322W
First timer. My name is Chris. I've got this 98 325 that is driving me crazy. Car came in for abs light on at times. Replace front wheel speed sensors for related codes. Car left, came back a day later, light on at times again. Checked codes and found 145 pump...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L wont run VIN: WBADT43442
Please help me BMW people ,Multiple problem situation.This car was taken to the quick lube place around the corner,the owner,used car lot dude, asked for an engine flush.So they drain the oil and put their ju ju in.4 quarts, and crank the engine and observe th...
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1994 Buick Skylark Custom 2.3L Stall VIN: 1G4NV5539R
Hi everyone thanks in advance.I have a 1994 Buick Skylark that will go into closed loop about 1 minute after a cold start up & the engine will stall or act like it wants to during this period..I check the ground circuit to the PCM & tried 2 O2 sensors (Bosch &...
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2003 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Steering VIN: 2G4WB52K13
Customer came for a hard to steer p\s at idling. When engine hot and rpm below 1000 rpm, the steering come hard to steer. If you rev up engine to 1000 rpm or more all is free and you can turn steering wheel with finger... Tried another p\s pump, tried 2 racks,...
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1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Mechanical VIN: W06VR52R44
I have this vehicle in my shop that someone else took apart. I've checked every source I know to get a vacuum hose Dia,[ie;dealers,on line,ALLdata etc.] Can someone help me with this? Thanks in advance. Larry
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2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6L engine VIN: 1G6DP57727
customer has concerns regarding a noise on engine cold start. it sounds like a chain tensioner is a little loose on first cold start. noise lasts maybe 2 seconds. i figure one of the tensioners is bleeding down. caddy dealer told him not to worry about it, it'...
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1992 Chevrolet Motorhome 7.4L Mechanical VIN: 1GBKP37N8N
When the vehicle came in the release of the drive line parking brake was delayed and the park brake light would not go out. We had some leaks in the parking brake system. We replaced the steering pump, parking brake actuator and pressure switch. All these le...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22S7P
I am listing this for a friend of mine, he has replaced all the above mentioned parts but still this vehicle is loosing injector pulse on 3 cyls at a time, it will not idle. On 1 ign cycle cyls 1,3,5 have injector pulse 2,4,6 do not. On another cycle 2,4,6 hav...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52M1W
hello everybody i hope u can help me i got this malibu it came with check engine light on because it would not pass emission it had code for evap p0440 i check the the vacuum hose for the purge solenoid the hose bas broken replace it ran the evap test with the... Trouble codes: P0440 (purge solenoid weak vaccum)
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Clutch VIN: 1G1JF12T6W
This car came in originally for a leaking clutch slave cylinder. We replaced the clutch assembly and slave cylinder with an aftermarket clutch kit. About 2 weeks after that the car came back for a low clutch pedal complaint. I found some air in the system so I...
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1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03EXX
This Vehicle was sitting next to a tree that was struck by lightning. Towed to shop and was a no start. Unable to communicate with PCM. Checked all circuts from PCM connectors for proper resistence and checked powers and grounds. Replaced PCM and flashed with ... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass Air Flow Sensor), P0230 (Fuel Pump Relay Feedback), P0403 (EGR Control Circut), P0405, P0605 (Mil Circut Fault), P1554 (Cruise Feedback Circut)
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Starting VIN: 2G1WF52E21
Thanks in advance for the help. I have an '01 Impala we are replacing the bcm in. For some reason I can't "relearn" it. What am I missing?? I've left the key on for 10 minutes, off for 10 seconds and repeated (many times now). I know I've done this before with...
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2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19X03
Normally this Astro runs great but intermitently the low fuel,abs, check guages and security light will flash off and on, check engine light will dimly light up and flicker and vehicle starts to misfire as if ckp sensor is dropping out. At that time I get abou... Trouble codes: P0355, P0341, P0608, P1626, U1064, U1301
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2003 Chevrolet Cab & Chassis Silverado 3500 6.6L Excessive Emissions, Black smoke
We have 2003 c4500 flatbed tow truck that belongs to our local tow company. It has the 6.6 diesel. There in no active service engine light but it does a p1093 code in memory and a p1643. I cant find a defenition for the p1643, and I am un familiar with the p10... Trouble codes: P1093
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 SS 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHC24U15
hey guys i am having a bit of trouble on this truck. vehicle came in with a reduced engine power code. checked all data for info and found the was a problem with this vehicle. computer was telling us to replace a couple components which sounded like they would...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCGG29V46
Vehicle in for crank but will not start. Customer commented that security light flashing as symptom is occuring. On going problem for vehicle since new. ***But--- only happens or occurs at this time of year.. The codes found in pcm were not current and initial... Trouble codes: 171 (lean o2), 174 (lean 02), 336 (crank sensor)
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2004 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L Valve Cover VIN: 1C3EL56R04
This car was towed in as a no-start. Customer attempted to start car on Highway after stall and the car backfiredand blew a hole in the Valve Cover. When the car got here we attempted to crank engine and it backfired flame out of the hole in valve cover. We as...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C8FY68B75
very intermiten no start. customer states starts and stalls over and over until it sits for a couple hours. than starts and runs fine for weeks. have never had it act up on us at the shop. Trouble codes: U110C
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1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2B3HD56J3W
hello out there--just wondering if any of u chrysler techs have run in to this-this car when it sits overnight outside will start up and then die-repeatedly till it finally catches and idles-sometimes when it idles while cold it idles rough-it will never do th...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Hesitation VIN: 2B6HB11X3X
about a mile or so into your morning drive, from a stop and medium to heavy accel the vehicle falls on its face, backfires, boggs. if you continue into the throttle it will keep bogging & backfiring until you let off throttle for a second. then it will be fine...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L headlights VIN: 2B4GP44R32
I am lost here. With the running lights on only the left front will work. With the headlights on only the rt low beam will work. With the high beams on only the left front will work. Once in a while they will work properly. I checked for battery power to temin...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1D7KS28C26
I own three 05 to 06 Dodge Diesel trucks for our business, and this one has gone from an average of 18mpg to an average of 11 mpg. I can get 22 mpg highway on the other Dodge diesel trucks, and used to be able on this one too. Now, if I nurse the throttle very...
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1988 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Wont pass e-check VIN: 1FMCU14T5J
This truck won`t pass E-check because of the nox. The odd part of it is that there is no egr system on it. I always thought that nox. was the only reason for the egr system. This truck always passed before and has not been altered.
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1992 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L radiator VIN: 1FTFE24YDN
vehicle has ballooned the radiator enough to allow top tank gasket to leak ,never overheats,or loses colant untill gasket leaks has had 3-new radiators ,cap has been replaced , last time with a 7-psi cap , engine came with a melt tab on head, still ok,engine n...
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1993 Ford F-350 XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDKF37H2P
Help!!! lol. Engine seems like it has a fuel problem. If I instantly go to WOT, it cuts out and almost shuts down. If I slowly give it gas its fine up to about .25% and then it does the same thing. Fuel pressure goes to about 38psi, fire is at the plugs and TP...
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1995 Ford Explorer Expedition 4.0L electric window VIN: 1FMCU24X8S
intermitally the electric windows will not roll up and down,at the same time the 4x4 light will be flashing on the dash. If light not flashing the windows will work. I replaced gem module with a used one and that seemed to make no difference. Before I order a ...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L abs hydraulic control VIN: 1FDKE30G7S
Bus (converted E350) came in with complaint of erratic ABS lamp. after road test retrieved c1206 and c1202 (inlet valve circuit fault/ rear dump / outlet valve circuit fault) Static resistance check of these circuits at the HCU showed open circuits... (BAD HC...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L dim head lights VIN: 1FMDU34X1T
customer says the right side head light went out on dim 1st then left side went out. i have no power on dim of either side i've checked head light switch and replaced dimmer switch. i have no wiring diagrams to go by and not sure if this veh. has day tme runni...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L right front door glass VIN: 1FMRU17LXX
Right front window glass binds when lowered all the way. It will not move after going into bottom position. The only way to get it out of bottom position is to tap motor/regulator with a hammer or to loosen the motor mounting screws. When the screws are remove...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTYR10V1X
Hi after tune up , and cylinder head job the customer is still complaining of poor fuel mileage. 12 miles per gallon . Used to be 17mpg. According to customer it dropped suddenly. No codes are present all scan values are normal except for the baro reading is a...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP653XX
This car came in stalling. Found code p0340 camshaft position sensor malfunction. I replaced can sensor and check wiring looked ok. There was a TSB about changing oil and using a Motorcraft oil filter. That made no difference. Car is still stalling and setting... Trouble codes: P0340
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L altinator VIN: 1FTZR15V6X
customer brought to me after replacing batery and altinator. I had to replace the belt and tentioner due to the squealing noise it made. test all the powers and grounds and connectors all in good shape. this altinator doesnt make one amp. told customer to retu...
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1997 Geo Metro LSi 1.3L Air Bag VIN: 2C1MR2298V
I have this Metro for air bag light stays on all the time. I cannot access codes with my scanner. Is there a way to manually get codes out of the air bag module? There is not much information in the archives for air bag problems on this model. Any help will be...
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L speedometer VIN: 1GKDT13W0X
after truck is drivin for awhile speedo quits abs light kicks on and trans stops shifting. looking at scanner with truck sitting still all sensors read 4mph can communicate with ebcm so i'm not sure if its a problem anyone out there experience anything similar...
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2001 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: R811900469
as i explaned above this vehicle doesnt have any power. engine never revs up. you can stand on the throttle in park and it will never hit 5,000 rpm. had catalytic converters replaced with no change in performance. vehicle was overheated and blew engine and tra...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Exhaust Noise/Leak VIN: 1GKDT13SX2
Just a quick question for you GM guys, I have a 2002 GMC Envoy with an exhaust noise that sounds like it is coming from the exhaust manifold, it is more noticeable when cold but it is always there, before I start to dig into it, I thought I would ask to see if...
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L starter VIN: T521364115
we pulled trans. for repairs and reinstalled.when we tried to start the truck,the starter would not engage.starter tested good.all lights,indicaters,switches,etc.are working.security light flashes for approximately 15 secs.no power at starter relay.we put tran...
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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L volt meter VIN: 2GTEC19T35
hi, custumer came in with a complain that volt meter reader lower than normal,i check the alternator output and it was 12.8 volts, and turned oof the engine and stared again then voltage was 14.8 volts let it idle for about 15 minutes and voltage droped to 12....
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1986 Honda Civic CRX Si 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMAF5333G
Honda techs, performance tuning shops, and any others, please help. This is a 1986 Honda CRX with a '87 to '89 Acura 1.6 liter non-VTEC motor. Further than that, it is turbocharged, runs the Acura ecu and DSM 450 cc injectors. Our customer bought this car from... Trouble codes: 1 (O2 sensor)
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: IHGCB7562M
Just failed emission test IM240 for HC high.Car runs good at idle.Off idle a slight flutter at tailpipe. Has a lot of mileage and burns oil.Although did not fail for smoking. O2 is very high and AFR is extremely high about 22/1.I thought maybe EGR ports clogge... Trouble codes: 12 (egr)
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Misfire VIN: 1HGCE6674V
the engine light keeps coming on, and is pulling a p0305 cylinder 5 misfire.Customer has driven vehicle for two weeks and came back with p0305, p0303, p1300, Vehicle does not "kick light" on imediatley, vehicle also has a slight miss at idle Trouble codes: P0305, P0303, P1300
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1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 4S6CK58W4X
the transmission was serviced (oil and filter), shifter solenoids were replaced ( 3 of them ) no DTC were found or TSB related to this problem transmission still acts the same when is cold for the first 10 minutes and intermittent when is hot with the differen...
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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Mechanical
I am installing a transmission in family members car. I never work on Hondas and can't find any info on what fluid goes into the transmission. I was wondering if it is dealer specific or if I can get it aftermarket? Thanks in advance for any help.
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L noise VIN: 1HGCM56805
GOOD AFTERNOON vehicle came to us from used car dealer.upond road test vehicle has noise (wine)only when deceleration from highway speeds(35-65).raise vehicle up on lift acelerate engine in drive noise still heared on decel.in trans only not in wheels or hubs....
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L compressor VIN: 5GRGN23U13
I have this hummer h2 that rattles the a/c compressor belt tensoner at 3000 rpm. a/c blows cold no noise at idle but at high rpm the belt and tensoner chatter violently. compressor not noisey spins freely by hand. Im thinking compressor but has anyone had one ...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1740T
Engine cranks over but will not run. Previous fault code of camshft postion sensor and cyl 3 misfire but the misfire was experienced and cleared up while driving in heavy rain and these codes have not reappeared. While intermittent car never cut off while driv...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Starting VIN: 1J4FY29P6Y
I have a ignition switch I am trying to detremine if its faulty.AllData says test the Fused B+ to ingnition switch output for continuity.There Are 2 Fused B+... cavity 3 which is a pk/bk wire and there is a Cavity 7 with a RD colored wire that is B+ also. When...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Cuts out VIN: SALTY1243Y
the car was towed in but the vehicle will run for 5-10 mins and then just cut out and then will not restart... and in the time of the no start i lose communication with the scanner. has anyone seen this issue before?? and are there any areas to look at?
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2003 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L engine VIN: SALNM22243
Hi Landrover technitians! Unfortunately I made the mistake of taking a Landlover to my garage.. It was a first Landlover I took, I have 18 years of experience working on German cars, but I have never seen problem like this. Customer towed the car here in a "n...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Clock VIN: JT6HF10UXY
Can't find much information on Alldata For Driver Information Center. Clock Resets itself after cranking. Set time and you can turn key on-off all day long and clock keeps time. Crank vehicle over and clock resets. Radio and HVAC all keep their memory. Radio, ...
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2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BF28G81
hello i replaced ecm on it . on start , jump tg & cg of dlc for half an hour for transponder key but still no start any help will be welcome. thanks in advance
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2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5CMEU88H84
code p0107 and 109 keep returning - cannot find if this has a seperate sensor of if its built into pcm - mitchell has been no help - anyone ran into this before - mitchell shows 3 diff systems how do you know which one you have Trouble codes: P0107, P0109
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 350SD 3.5L valve lash VIN: WDBCB34E9M
I rebuilt this engine do to that fact it was consuming oil and had other mechanical problems...any way I need to know how to adjust the valves , I have called dealers in and out of state, I also purchased a 198 dollar repair manual to get this type of informat...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L seats VIN: WDBEA34E1N
heres a funny on for you merc techs. i have a 1992 e400. this car came in with a drivers seat inop. tested wiring system and found that the seat module was working properly. we had another e400 and swaped seats and seats works. replaced control module and all ...
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Electronic VIN: WAUDA24B8X
Problem was in the replacement TCM that I got from a salvage yard. I was able to get another from a different place that actually checks them to besurethey are good. Thanks for all the help.
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1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on, VIN: WBAGJ832XT
Thanks for all of your help, customer had oem cats installed. No more CEL. Trouble codes: 420 (bank 1), 430 (bank 2).
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2008 BMW 320i 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVG17038
BMW will give a renew software to solve this issue .Maybe a half year or so.Thank you for your help.IATN is helpful. We should use update software.
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L lifter VIN: 2G4WB52K4W
WE RESEIVED A LOT OF GREAT REPLIES RANGING FROM ADDING TRANS FLUID TO HELP PUMP UP LIFTERS, PUSH ROD LENGTHS BEING CROSSED. HOWEVER AFTER ELIMINATING THE LIFTERS AND PUSH RODS BY REPLACING, SWAPPING ROCKERS BACK AND FORTH WE ADVISED CUSTOMER THAT A TEAR DO...
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L windows, radio VIN: 1G6KY529XV
This car is fixed. The problem was the relay box just as several people said. It`s hard to believe that washer solvent could get that far, but it does. I had to replace two relays and clean all of the sockets. Funny, but when we told the customer what we found...
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L ac compressor VIN: 1G6EL12Y5W
i would like to thank everyone that had advice for me. when your stuck on a vehicle, any advice given can be a great help. to dennis and ray, you guys nailed it. there was no metal which tells me the other shop flushed the system well, but the orfice tube was ...
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2000 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L ABS Module VIN: 1G6EL12Y5Y
Well this caddy is fixed. Sorry for the delay but our internet has been down for what feels like an eternity. Thanks for the responses. The problem was a simple fix but hard to find. It turns out that the connector on the cruise control is the same as the ...
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1970 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L blower VIN: 194670S406
Removed and disassembled HVAC box. Resealed and all is well. Lot of air blowing where it did not need to be. Thanks for the help.
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1988 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L transmission shifting VIN: 2GCFC29KOJ
well we checked everything that we could fine on aldata and from everyone that replied to us and we didn't get it to work. So we took it to tranny shop and the found that the shift selinods have jamed in place and the valve body is badly scored. They are rebui...
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1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCDC14Z5P
all you guys are awsome. i am so sick of these crappy vehicles people want you to work miracles on for no money. i have looked at all your email responces. the only thing i didnt do was pull throttle body off. so i did blew all ports out cookied surface and ch...
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1994 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L power steering VIN: 1GNEL19W6R
Well we finally got the vehicle fixed. Steve from New Jersey hit it right on we ended up putting a new gm pump on the van and now everything is working, we ended up replacing the steering box and power steering lines, before we put another pump on due to the f...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start, ecm, no communicatio VIN: 1GCCS14ZXR
Found that the wire splices that gm uses are not the best. took engine wire harness apart and fixed 8 splices. now runs good. Thanks to all that helped. Thanks Bob
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14WXT
sorry I took so long to get back. well after modifing distributor so i could advance it, I turned it while running and got a good shock from coil wire. this problem did not show up when i sprayed wires with water.I set timing retard to 0 and put a new set of w... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L transfer case shifting VIN: 1GCEK14V8X
Well this truck is fixed! Thank you all who replied especially James from Wisconsin. Replacing the transfer case shift control module did the trick. I had inherited this one from a transmission shop so I look like a genius thanks to Aitn!
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L compression/oil in cylinder VIN: 1GNDS13S64
Appoligies for the long close time... The vehicle ended up going to the dealer for a service contract repair. The customer bought a contract and did not even know it. Sales department at its finest! The dealer removed the valve cover and found that the roc...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L cab controller VIN: 2C8GT64L51
customer has not approved repair and is driving vehicle . has not communicated. thanks for good info curious to see if solus will initiate abs or cab
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1B4GP54L3W
Well after waiting forever to get the BCM, it finally got here, I installed it and it works. All problems fixed. Why did Chrysler have to complicate such a simple thing like the operation of a fuel gauge? Well I guess that's what keeps us in business. Thanks t...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL22X11
TRUCK WAS GONE LAST WEEK, SORRY IT TOOK ME SO LONG TO RESPOND. WE RAN ALLDATA'S TESTS TO THE LETTER. FIRST IT CAME BACK TO A SHORTED SIGNAL WIRE TO POWER. REPLACED THAT, NO FIX. NEXT STEP WAS TO REPLACE PCM. DID'T BELIEVE IT. REPLIES WENT FROM SENSOR TO ECM, W... Trouble codes: P0132 (o2 sensor 1/1 signal short to power - voltage over 1.2 volts).
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, High idle VIN: 2B7HB11X92
I want to thank everybody that chimed in for our request of help. After examining the recomendations, I chose to send the vehicle to the dealer for a reflash. Prior to this, I asked my tech if there was anyway to adjust the idle on the throttle body? My tec... Trouble codes: P0121, P1294 (Target RPM not achieved during drive idle condition).
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R02
HI, GUYS: THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR YOUR HELP AND RESPOND. SOME T5HING HAPENED WHEN OWNER CHANGED THE BATTERY . CAUSE COMPUTER LOST HER MIND , ALL IT NEEDED REPROGRAM THE COMPUTER . IT START AND RUN GOOD AND IT IS OUT OF HERE. THANKS AGAIN. MATT ... Trouble codes: P0016 (the lowest number code start is from p0030), P0461 (fuel level sensor).
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L 1st gear VIN: 3D7MA48C03
THANKS FOR THE INPUT ON THIS ONE, ENDED UP REPLACING VALAVE BODY AND THAT TOOK CARE OF PROBLEM. THE ONLY CONCLUSION WE CAN COME UP WITH IS VALVE BODY HAD INTERNAL PROBLEM EVEN AFTER WE REBUILT IT TWICE. ALL ALONG WE WERE THINKING ELECTRICAL BUT ENDED UP A MECH...
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L flywheel VIN: 3D7MX48CX6
I found where the flywheel bolts come out. its an acess plate passenger side from front. new parts were completley different so couldnt even look at them and figure it out. 8 bolts through acess plate.
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1982 Ford Mustang 5.0L and Barckets VIN: 1FABP12H8C
Thank you for all the replies. Here it goes. 1982 - 1992 Crown Vic's with a 5.8L have a two belt serpentine system. If you want a/c , both belts will be needed and the smog pump can be deleted. If you want to race, just the driver side of the system would be u...
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1986 Ford F-250 6.9L engine
Thanks for all the great replies. I have ordered an adapter for my cylinder leak tester that will fit my engine. As I said, this is my personal truck, so when I get some time, I'll pull the valve covers to see if anything it broken, and do a leak test. Agai...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU34E4V
This vehicle is fixed. The drive gear in the transfercase was the culprit. There was so much vairience in the gear that ecm would think that the vehicle was either slowing or speeding up. Since it controlled shifting and timing, it would cut out and try to shi... Trouble codes: P0503 (Poor VSS performance), P1500 (Intermittent input from speed sensor).
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1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1761W
Ended up disconnecting the battery for over 10 minutes, on test drive made several wide open throttle accelerations. Baro releared at about 148. adaptive memories settled in at about +12 to + 15. Gave vehicle back to customer, will wait and see what happens. Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system lean bank 1), P0174 (fuel system lean bank 2).
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1997 Ford F-250 7.5L transmission VIN: IFTHX26GOV
Customer decided to not fix truck at this time.Found overdrive wire pinched in column as several replies had suggested,Unpinching wire did not fix.Several other replies went right back to torque converter being stuck/locked up which i would say is the problem....
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L timing belt VIN: 1FTYR10CXX
OK here goes Thanks to all that replied - I will store away the fuel pressure specification 44psi its not listed in Mitchell - my logic on the 360 turn is it takes two full revolutions to bring the timing marks back in line so 1 turn would be 180 on the cam? I...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L wiring VIN: 1FMZU73W92
I wanna say thanks to all that replied,..all were very good suggestions,..which I will use on my personal vehicles when they go into storage. The only problem is that I very rarely get to see this vehicle,.the Sheriff is bad at getting this truck in.So, alot o...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX31P46
THIS TRUCK HAS BEEN FIXED BY THE DEALER, UNFORTUNATLY, AFTER I FOUND THE 50AMP FUSE I CHECKED CAM AND CRANK SENSOR, ALL CHECKED OUT OK. I DETERMINED IT MUST BE THE PCM. DEALER PROGRAMED AND THEN IT RAN BUT WOULD INTERMITANLY STALL, TOTALLY CUT OUT, THE CODE WA... Trouble codes: P2618.
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1996 GMC C2500 Sierra SL 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTGC29FOT
Thanks for all of the help that I recieved.. I replaced the PMD driver on the injection pump and the oil pressure switch.. i also replaced the lift pump on the rail. Truck left and I have not had any complaints. Thanks for all of the help.
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1998 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 7.4L abs brakes VIN: 1GTHK34J6W
THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT TIPS GUYS, UNFORTUNITLY MY CUSTOMER HAS NOT BEEN ABLE TO DROP THE TRUCK OFF SINCE TO CONTINUE MORE WORK ON IT YET. SOON I HOPE, THANKS AGAIN.
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GTEK19R8W
To all; Thanks for the many prompt replies. I checked the cam retard 1st and sure enough -12. I reset that and runs great now. The one thing I noticed when I used my genysis the perform the test, is that the reading is not live, so after moving distributor I ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
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2000 GMC Yukon Denali 5.7L radio blows fuse VIN: 1GKEK13R5Y
Vehicle never returned. Didn't really expect it to. Had some helpful replies stating to unplug radio and drive, check for chaffed wiring behind radio, look for 'custom' wiring and aftermarket parts added to the circuit, and another guy that had an issue with t...
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1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L wipers and engine VIN: JHMCB7555P
well this is not over yet but i have fixed the fuse from blowing. I checked the grounds first to all related systems and found no problems there. I checked the wiper switch and found resistance across the terminals so i disassembled it and cleaned the conta...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCD5667S
THANK YOU FOR YOUR REPLIES, MOST OF YOU POINTED TOWARDS FAULTY DISTRIBUTORS,WHICH IS WHAT WE HAD IN MIND AS WELL,SO WE ROUNDED UP SEVERAL,FROM DIFFERENT SUPPLIERS AND BRAND NAMES,COMPARED RESISTANCE OF PICKUPS AND CONSTRUCTION AS WELL AS WAVEFORMS ,STILL NO AC... Trouble codes: 4 (crankshaft position sensor).
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: KMHFU45D31
I apoligize for the late post but the part required was a week wait. The MAF was 300 mV under spec. The issue was the sensor range charts from Mitchell were different from the dealer chart. Once I recived the sensor range charts from the dealer the issue was... Trouble codes: P1110 (ETS fault), P1147 (ETS subaccel position senor 1 fault), P1151 (ETS pos sensor 2 fault), P1172 (ETS motor current), P1173 (ETS Rationality fault), P1196 (limp home valve on close throttle).
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S62
Sorry for the delay in answering, but we sent the customer out with requests that he call back when he was sure the problem was fixed. We sent him out several times before, assured that it was fixed, so he was unsure. He called back very satisfied. So, thanks... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0340-), P0340.
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4FX58S0W
i would like to thank everyone who helped in diagnosing this concern. we went ahead and installed a new pcm and re-flashed program. the vehicle has been gone now since friday and have not heard anything from our customer. i will keep you posted as soon as we h... Trouble codes: P0320, P0351.
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Air suspension system VIN: 5L1FU27R74
Well guys I looked into all the suggestions that were given but unfortunately all connectors and relays etc. checked out OK. Thanks for the help but I am sad to say the vehicle changed hands and we were unable to continue with the repair.
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