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1991 Acura Legend LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JH4KA7672M
Hello everyone, I have this 91 legend that is kicking my butt. the idle when cold fluctuates/surges rapidly between 1200-[...] for a couple minutes and then back to normal idle once the engine warms slightly. we recently replaced the engine air control valv...
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L Throttle inoperative VIN: WAUAT48H93
We had this Audi towed in yesterday that our customer had to his local Audi dealer where he was told that his CVT transmission had to be replaced, they declined the repair and towed it to us. When we tried to road test the Audi we found that when we stepped on...
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1991 BMW 750iL 5.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, fail safe VIN: WBAGC8317M
Thanks for your time in advance. This is a very nice rather high mile 750iL. It runs great if the EML light stays off. The only way to keep it off for any length of time is feathering the throttle immediately after start up and not allowing it to idle or it ki... Trouble codes: 153 (EML system defect), 195 (FGR cruise switch)
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1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW53L8M
This car has been killin me for 2 days, Crank no start, no rpm signal, good fuel pressure, no injector pulse, has 12 volts to injectors, followed gm pinpoint test to replacing ignition module, no fix, then replaced crank sensor, no fix, checked all wires from ...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G4HR52L95
Hi too all, and thank you in advance. This vehicle has a problem starting when it's hot. If the vehicle is driven, and turned off for a period of ten seconds, it has a hard time starting, the engine turns as if the timing was extremely retarded. It feels almo...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KE54Y22
this vicicle originally came in with mil light on, and po420 code stored. customer went and bought a walker converter, which we installed for him. a week later the mil light came on again and found same code present, had customer get converter warrantied and r... Trouble codes: 420 (catalyst ineffiency)
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1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L gearbox VIN: 2345678900
O'k corvette guru's. My Corvette is 1984 with the doug nash. I have been told that a 1989 or newer 6 speed is a more affordable option than the Richmond. Has anybody done it? Does the shifter fit the same? Bellhousing/ clutch/ propshaft/ speed sensor we have 1...
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1986 Chevrolet C20 Scottsdale 5.7L flexplate VIN: 1GCGC24M8G
about 8 years ago we installed a new gm crate motor, then a few months later a rebuilt transmission. shortly after(about 14 months) gm rebuilt their engine for oil usage. about 4 years later we installed a jasper motor. we have replaced the trans 2 times (th40...
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1998 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCGC24R7W
Number 3 clyinder miss going down road and feels like the truck is surging. Fuel trims are good only about 2% either way while driving and at idle. If you command egr off when driving miss goes away. So i pulled upper intake off every thing looks fine, egr por...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L detenation ,no power VIN: 1GCGK29U8Y
this is an intermitant problem only when hot and starting out from a stop, vehicle is gutless and pings,no codes changed fuel pump,filter &regulator,removed cats, still same trans shifts fine fluid is clean ,brakes arent sticking
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L bogs under accel. VIN: 1GCHC29151
this vehicle pulls trailer with heavy loads. problem occurs only when pulling heavy load. vehicle will not go over 35 mph when ses light comes on. code p0093 sets only. if clear codes while acting up it runs perfect or if remove load after several stops runs g... Trouble codes: P0093 (fuel system large leak detected)
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Engine VIN: 1GNDX03E31
After a cold start up, seems to be ok. Engine comes up to a normal operating temperature. Then, the temp. gauge fluctuates. The heater temp. drops, and the engine temp gauge climbs. This cycles for a while, and then engine temperature gauge climbs way past nor...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHG31RX2
customer brought van to us with running issues.they put on a new coil,new ign. module,new distributor.cleaned all grounds.problem is it is hard to get it started.know what i have done.check powers&grounds with a headlight brite lit. substitute coil,module,cap.... Trouble codes: P0351, P0300
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AL52FX5
car came to me stalling. diagnosed bad pcm. replaced pcm. neighbor shop flashed the new pcm. it came back to me with a ses and code p0315. customer has been driving car 10 days and still has ses p0315. thank you for any help. modus with new update 2 days ago h... Trouble codes: P0315
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L instrument cluster VIN: 2C3JA53G25
cluster's mph is at 0 mph and doesn't move. the odometer works and is digital on the cluster, my scanners datastream shows that the input and output speed sensors are working and even shows odometer reading, but thats all. car is out of warranty and customer ...
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1996 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EG56H4T
will start every time after changing dist. will run for 45-minutes, after it dies no inj pulse no fire . sometimes after it cools off it will start . Scaner that we have availble is a Modis and Gensis
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L abs light on VIN: 3B7HC13Z8T
HI Y'ALL! I have this Dodge Ram 1500 pu with REAR ABS ONLY that the abs light stays on. It flashes code 4 when checking at 16 pin connector. I have 5 v ref to the rear abs valve (below master cyl). I tried to unplug module under dash and could not clear codes....
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B4GP44G4W
hello all,thanks in advance for taking the time to read my post. This caravan runs extremly rich, plugs are black after a week,removed injector rail no leaking injectors I'm leaning towards pcm. Modis scanner data stream shows inj pw at 2.5ms koer at 205 farhe...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L running lights only VIN: 1D7HU1872J
thanks to all for the kind answers ahead of time. I have a 02 dodge pickup came in with no running lights. headlights, turn signal, fog lamps, dash, interior lights . All that works but the running lights front and rear dont work. Been pulling hair. Need help.
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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTDF15Y3H
This truck has a very intermittent stall. Doesn't matter cold or hot , or if the truck is cold or hot. All the sec. ign componets have been change before i worked on it, including the tfi module, coil, wiring, and plugs. Scoped the sec ign pattern looked ok ot... Trouble codes: 14 (pip)
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1992 Ford Ranger S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10U7N
Hello All, we have a ford ranger in the shop with an no start when cold.Have to propane to start truck has injector pulse and spark and fuel pressure is in specs. tested fuel volume is good.When it does finally start acts like it's starving for fuel add propan...
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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 1FALP62W5T
Greetings! Hope someone out there has been here. After extended warm-up - idling or driving - vehicle may bog badly on attempted acceleration. Can only keep it going by backing off on accelerator and gently going up the road. You can shut it off and immediatel...
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1998 Ford Contour 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP663WK
can somebody please tell me exactly how to time this contour after the belt has broke. i thought i had it right, but it came back with a p1383. i looked in the archives and the best description i found said to line up the crank, then lock the cams in place, th...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Lighting VIN: 2FMZA5145Y
hi guys iam going crazy. most of the time when this van is cold , & you open the drivers door the head lights & or the parking ligths will flicker , when useing the turn sgs they sometimes both flash , the clock flickers , the chime goes of intermently & the r...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L fuel system
I am currently unemployed and have no access to mitchell or shop key. I am a professional, journeyed technician. I have this powerstroke Ford with a fuel leak in the valley spraying the intake area. Can anybody email me a pictorial of the top of this engine so...
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2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Electronic VIN: 1FTNE242X3
the problem i'm haveing is that the trans is binding when in the overdrive position,overdrive band comming on,when shifting van manualy everything works just fine. you can cycle the over drive switch on and off. van will not drive in drive or only at slow spee...
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L temperature controls VIN: 1FANP60AZ4
Ford and Lincoln techs...Have this nightmare dual electronic climate control system! Vehicle will blow cold on lowest setting both sides only. As soon as temp is bumped up to 65-68 degrees, it goes slam hot. Will not cool down until set back to 60 degrees. Now...
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP60A14
Cannot duplicate problem, with it being so intermittent. Customer brings vehicle in with light on & codes, but nothing current ever found. Vehicle is brought in about every 2 weeks with same codes & one lean code once, we replaced both O2 sensors related to co... Trouble codes: P0133 (O2 sensor slow response 1/1), P0153 (O2 sensor slow response 2/1)
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L vibration VIN: 1FTRW12W74
replace spark plugs, performed trans. flush with new filter; motor vac;replaced torque converter.remove drive shaft to elimate driveshaft and rear differential. driveshaft checked for balance and frozen u-joints. all good. removed serpentine belt to elimate pu... Trouble codes: P2106
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L cam timing VIN: 1FTNF21505
Calling all Ford Techs, at 68,444 miles(6/02/08) truck came in with noise on start-up plus codes P0011 & P0022. I proceeded to replace both phazers(up-dated O.E.) & both actuators with housings(found debris sticking valves). Then changed oil to O.E.5/20 synth....
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2004 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEC13T34
The vehicle came in yesterday with rich codes PO172 and PO175 (rich bank 1 and rich bank 2) stored and an abs code CO298 loss of communication with pcm/vcm. The fuel pressure is over 100 psi koer and 50 psi koeo. The fuel pressure spec is 55-62 psi koeo. We kn... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2005 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L heads VIN: IGKF66U05J
I just want to be sure I have not overlooked something before I spend my customerís money for a teardown of his engine. This 6.0 came in for an overheating problem; we found a very low cooling system and a leaky water pump. After replacing the water pump and t...
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1988 Honda Accord LX 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMCA5631J
Hello freinds! Got a gem of a vehicle that I'd like to park on the train tracks behind my shop! To make a long story short (haha), this vehicle came in the first time as a crank / no start. Found vehicle had very little compression, was overheated and burned...
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L crank seals VIN: 1HGCD7258R
hello fello techs, i have this accord that has me a little frustrated. this customer had and engine replaced @ another shop, customer had a oil leaking issue, other shop told her too bad its your problem. real nice people. anyways comes to me with front and r...
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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ6631T
Hi, I have a honda that should be running!I have good fuel pressure,good spark,timing marks spot on,communication with the ECU,noid light on injectors,can hear the main relay turning on and off,but it still wont go.Compression is 150-170.I just dont know whay ...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L trans VIN: 1HGEM22521
This trans came in for slipping complaint. In the air all shifts felt o.k., reverse was good also. Disassemble trans found worn (not burnt) clutches and a plugged filter. After the overhaul forward gears are perfect, reverse locks up, car won't move forward or...
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35HX5
I found that the tcm control system relay with two orange wires having power that will connect to a red wire to the tcm isn't coming on. The other wires (2) a smaller black to ground is good but the smaller grey wire that comes from pcm to turn on relay doesn'... Trouble codes: U0101 (Lost communication with TCM)
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKDA3R3T0
Car came in with codes p0011 and p0021. A few months ago code was only p0011. Now it's both codes for bank 1 and 2. I scoped cam sensors and both are reading fine. Valve control solenoids are clean and working fine. If I command valve timing with my Modis the ... Trouble codes: P0011, P0021
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1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Starter VIN: SAJGX2741V
Car towed in as a no start.Charged battery,tested battery good.Checked charging system. altenator output 33amps diodes good.Replaced altenator car started fine charging at 133amps.ABS light and Stability control failure on dash,different issue I suspect.Go to ...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJEA51C54
we have checked wiring for damage at area of cuts and found none, replaced crank sensor and issue did not change. All power and grounds are good at PCM, we have no RPM signal from PCM and no pulse to ignition coils or injectors, Coils and Injectors fail testin... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor)
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Steering VIN: SALME114X4
Hi dear friends i having troubles with abs epc, i have code Steering angle sensor malfunction, i bought a new steering angle sensor but i cant make initialization with the new sensor i have a code wich says incorrect steering angle id, i have the x431 tool and...
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2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Bucking, low power VIN: JM3LW28G6Y
Hello all, This MPV came in to us for intermittent low power and bucking. Pulled the codes seen above, and looked at data. The MAF is reading correctly right now as far as voltage is concerned, but the Genisys does not tell me calculated air flow, it has a PI... Trouble codes: P0103 (maf circuit high input), P0174 (system too lean bank 2), P1173 (feedback a/f mixture control ho2s b2s1)
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 280C 2.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1140731210
when vehicle spins and wont start ther is voltage on the neg side of coil, but when that voltage is gone it will start. i replaced both ballist resistors the .6 and .4 ohm. i have no sch on this system
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 280 2.7L heater blower VIN: 114.060-12
i do not have a manual for this vehicle and mitchell vintage is of no help for this problem. the heater blower motor does not operate and i have supplied ground and voltage to the conection at the resistor at the firewall. i am not sure if i replace the blower...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA228E2
As stated in repair history, repaired broken vacuum line to solenoids on front of engine. Cleared faults. During road test to reset monitors, MIL illuminates intermittently, but no codes are stored and no monitors are being set. Have checked for faults in diag...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF72FXV
Hello Fellow Techs. I have here a 1997 Mercedes E420 that I need some direction with . Customer contacted me and told me that the ASC Light is coming on. Dropped it off with me, and I scanned for codes, which there were plenty stored in memory. I cleared codes... Trouble codes: P1747 (ECM Fault in CAN Communication from ETC), P1605 (ECM Rough Road Detected Signal by Comparing Wheel Speed), P0600 (ECM CAN Communication to control ESP is faulty), 132 (ECT CAN Communication with Engine System Faulty), 135 (ECT CAN Communication with Engine System Faulty), C1022 (ESP Fault in CAN Communication with Control Unit N13/10 ME-SFI Control Module)
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Auto Amp VIN: JN1RZ24AXL
Auto Amp (controls heater A/C doors) is bad. Part no longer available from Nissan and can't find a used part. Anyone know where I can get one rebuilt?
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E74
engine was replaced. car ran great up to the point it spun bearings and put hole in block. replacement used engine now won't rev above 2500 rpm . when it does it starts to lose power and act like it has low fuel or plugged converters. don't know much about nis... Trouble codes: P0300
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1988 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L fan speed VIN: 1G3HY51COJ
I have this olds which has the push button fan speed selection. All speeds work except for the hi speed position. I need some ideas before I tear the dash aprt. Thanks for your help Rick
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2002 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L Body VIN: 1G2HY54K62
Customer complains of a noise at 40 mph and engine rpm @ 1500. It sounds like exhaust noise from inside the car. But everything sounds normal from the outside. When the noise or vibration occurs the trans is in third gear and feels like it has no power on acce...
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, RPM's hang VIN: WPOCA2988X
Upon driving the vehicle and accelerating past 3 to 4 K..the engine rpms hang at approx. 3 to 3.2 k..with throttle released..have Porsche tester(PIWIS)checked throttle. Replaced idle valve with new Porsche part. Turning off A/C seems to cause great reduction i... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection)
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2004 Saturn Vue 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: VGZCZ63484
Request your indulgence, Saturn/GM tech's. I'm a euro tech with a customers Vue. Have complaint of heavy fuel consumption. Getting worse. Brakes system: No drag. Air Filter: New . S Plugs: Original. I only have Snap-On Generic to read OBDII on this...my ...
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2005 Saturn Ion-3 2.2L wheel came off VIN: 1G8AW12F45
customer was driving car and noticed grumbling noise from car and drivers front wheel came off car was towed to my shop and noticed that the some of the aluminium threads from the wheel lugs were on the studs and that all the other wheel lugs were tight on the...
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2003 Subaru Baja 2.5L head bolt VIN: 4S4BT61C83
this baja came in with leaking head gaskets when we pulled heads the top front head bolt on drivers side would not come out it pulled aluminum out of the case on end of bolt threads. has anybody been able to repair these using heli coils or time serts? help! t...
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1996 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT3GK12M5T
I must have picked the wrong modle, this van is NOT supercharged. No history on vehicle. Van was towed in with an intermitten stall problem. Van took a couple seconds to start(cold). When it did start, idle was very low and had to crack throttle a bit to keep ...
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L drums VIN: JTEHH20V33
please help, i have changed three different rear brake configurations on this vehicle and even went with all toyota prts , drums, shoes, hardware, yet this thing keeps coming back with severe rear squeal when hot. i have tried everything to remedy this problem...
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 1NXBR32E23
This transmission makes a whining noise in any gear when you let off of the gas and coast. Wondering if anyone has run into this, and if so would I be better served replacing the unit or is the problem repairable (i.e. the casings aren't being ruined). Used tr...
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1988 Volkswagen Scirocco 16-Valve 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWCB0539J
has no spark.halleffect sensor replaced, ignition module replaced,knock sensor and module replaced.can unplug knock sensor module and ground green white wire and get spark.knock sensor module was used. do not know if it is good.what am i missing.
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF29MXX
customer showed up with no start, i got it running, injection pump making noise and timing too retarded to graph, replaced the injection pump with oem reman from dealer, rechecked start of injection with vag-com, it said slightly advanced but within spec. the ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Driveline VIN: 3VWSK69M93
This vehicle has a slight thumping sound under medium to heavy acceleration. Also you can feel a very slight thump in the steering, again only under acceration. The noise and vibration does not increase in frequency with vehicle or engine speed and it does it ...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED54B21
I would just like to thank all the audi tech who responded. they were right on the money the air pump relay is located next to the pcm under the hood. alldata had me looking under the dash. The 40a relay was also at this location. the relay i had found under t... Trouble codes: 1411 (low secondary air flow), 1423 (low secondary air flow).
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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L traction VIN: WBACH3341Y
This one is fixed.Special thanks to Sevan [...] for the phone calls to help me out. We changed the dsc module mounted to the abs pump, and had someone with factory scan tool to initialize and code steering angle sensor and module. Thanks again to all that...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33591
A big thanks to everyone that replied. To answer a few questions, yes I was smoke testing everything and found no intake leaks. Also, the codes were in fact for both banks, and I found that I could reset the learned fuel trim simply by erasing the codes. Lu... Trouble codes: 028 (Fuel Trim Adaptation At Limit Bank 1), 029 (Fuel Trim Adaptation At Limit Bank 1).
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2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L 1-2 shift VIN: 2G4WS52591
Thanks to all who responded we did find a wiring harness rubbed through and also a ground wire that was barely hanging on we repaired all wires put transmission back in and works perfectly we had looked for wire problems before pulling the transmission didn't ...
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1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1YY23P0P
Thanks for the replies. Took the final distributor and retarded it 1 tooth from the master spline and it runs great. Not sure if it was sloppy rebuilding technique or what. I would assume if the timing chain had jumped a tooth, it would take more than 1 too...
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1995 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L Cuts out VIN: 1GBJK34F9S
I PUT A FUEL PUMP FROM A 99 E 250 DIESEL VAN & THAT INCREASED THE FUEL PRESURE TO ABOUT 7 PSE & UNDER HARD EXCELERATION & IT HELD LONGH ENOUGH TO REACH TOP SPEED , BUT AFTER READING ALL OF THE RESPONCE FROM YOU GUYS I BELEVE THAT THIS REPAIR MAY HAVE JUST COVE...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W0Y
Happy days, happy days. Got the Blazer back in the shop and found that the return line back by the tank was kinked off. Not sure how it got kinked, but the plastic line coming out of the pump had been kinked. Took the line off and had new line made up. Put bac... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175, P1133, P1153.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GCEK19T7Y
hello all thanks for the tips .customer has not done anything with vehicle yet to my knowledge.i told him to swap maf sensor off his sons truck and see if that will help (only cost there is his time unless it cures the problem).next i suggested to have injecto...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Rear Brake Lights VIN: 1GCCS14581
Thanks to everyone who responded, your response was overwhelming. Many responses had focused around the relay for the high mount stop light. Once the customer came back and the lights were not staying on and I could not get the vehicle to act up again. Howeve...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L rear pads and rotors VIN: 1GNEK13V04
This issue has been officially identified and resolved. Several responses mentioned that this vehicle is known for collecting foreign debris between the inner brake rotor and backing plate. After inspecting the original rotors it was clear that heavy rust was ...
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2004 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G1ND52F64
THANKS TO ALL THE IATN MEMBERS FOR ALL YOUR HELP,& A SPECIAL THANKS TO DERRIK FROM OHIO,HE HELPED FIGURE OUT THE PROBLEM WHICH WAS THE PCM INGECTOR DRIVER
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Electronic VIN: 1GNEK13Z74
well it came back again. no dtc's. drove it and the brakes started dragging again. loosened up the master cylinder from the booster again-ok. so i installed a couple 1/64" alignment shims betweem the booster and the master. seems to be ok now. it seems that we...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L brakes VIN: 1C4GP54LOX
Thanks much too all that responded,we sure appriceate it !!! Vehicle has an extended filler neck @ brake fluid res.,were NOT able to initally sample brake fluid.During fault tracing found brake hyd system contaminated (customer suspects unhappy ex spouse rel...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R4T
Thanks to all who replied to this problem.I replaced the tps with a factory one,and the problem seams to be fixed. Customer has not reported any more problems.I guess in the future I'll be using OE parts rather than aftermarket. Thanks again to all who respone... Trouble codes: 24 (tps voltage low).
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on, SPEEDOMETER NOWORK VIN: 1C3ES46C62
thanks you guys you try to help me. most people says out put sensor or wires which i was agree because there was no snapon scanner was not reading out put signal. on guy said cluster i was not agree. i replaced it doesn't work. the customer refuse the further ... Trouble codes: P0500 (novehicle speed sensor signal).
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA18N53
Thanks again IATN techs. Gilbert and Glen [...] believe were right in that these cam and crank sensor codes are one trip codes. If the light is not on, then there is no problem. What I was seeing on the Genisys was the crank sensor not in sync when cranking and th... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340.
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L cruise VIN: 3D7KU28C04
I guess that I am the first to encounter the "BRAKE RAT" denied for cruise control operation parameter. No information was given and I have not been able to repair this cruise. the "PARK ALARM" function is due to a recall because of vehicles not being fully i...
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1987 Ford Aerostar 3.0L relay VIN: 1EMCA11U3H
thanks for all your help and special thanks to rusty from napa auto parts in fla. the cycling switch was the main problem so i bought one that was r134a retrofit .when i jumped the connector at the cycling switch it sent current to the relay and the compressor...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17L3Y
well i never found the source of the oil in the spark plug wells, although the customer did come back a week later after the tune-up and cylider 8 coil had burned out. We replaced his coil, and i checked the other cylinders and there was no oil in them as of y... Trouble codes: P0308 (cly 8 misfire).
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L fuse VIN: 1FTRX17WX1
Ok so I put this one aside yesturday and brought it back in this am. I now have power to the pump motor (the red wire coming out of the abs module to the pump itself).Road tested and all is well.Cant explain it but its fixed thanks to all who took the time to ...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L abs VIN: 1KGDS13S32
WHEN THE COMPRESSOR SHORTED OUT IT TOOK OUT THE PCM ALSO . REPLACED PCM AND HAD IT REFLASHED ALONG WITH THE SECURITY SYSTEM . PERFORMED RELEARN CRANK SENSOR SETTING AND ALL IS WELL NOW. MIKE [...]
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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 4.3L rear brakes VIN: 1GTEK14X45
The truck came back in about 2 weeks ago,before this we had replaced the rear shoes about 2 weeks before.When I lifted the truck I found that the right rear was again overtightened but the left side was fine.I looked for anything that was different from side t...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCG6655X
i'm not really ready to close this yet, but i need to so i can open another help request (iatn won't allow 2 open requests at the same time !?!?) most of the responses said 1 of 2 things. 1. plugged egr ports or 2. torque converter clutch starting to go. i d...
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1999 Honda Prelude 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBB6144X
thanks everyone for the help, the egr port cleaning tsb was the right call. i haven't yet done it but when i removed the egr and cleaned it so it would seal at idle the miss was gone. the egr leaking at idle just exposed the port clogging issue which is why on... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire detected), P0301 (bank 1 misfire), P0303 (bank 3 misfire), P1399 (random misfire detected).
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1997 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L transmission VIN: KMHJFD24M1
SORRY FOR THE LATE POST WAS A TECHS CAR AND HE DID NOT FIX IT RIGHT AWAY IT WAS THE PULSE GENERATORS THANKS FOR ALL THE INPUT
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1995 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJPX1145S
Thanks for the input on this one. As it turns out my suspicion was correct. Dropped the pan this morning and installed another PWM Solenoid, and took it for a test drive with my WDS hooked up. I could see the signal from the PWM commanding the Torque Conver...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L steering rack VIN: SAJHN124XV
this car needs a rack and pinion,thanks for all who replied.the customer is happy with the servotronic valve disconnected.the steering is a little heavy at parking speed,but he's ok with that.thanks for help,cheers,John
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ58Y7S
well guys you hit it on the nail aftermarket ecms a junk after 9 days of tracing and back probing and 5 different ecms 2 used 6 aftermarket and one oe part all problems are gone no miss starts fine and customer is happy its bad when you cant rule out new parts...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L pushing smok and oil VIN: SALME11403
Thank you to all that had input. The cyclonic oil seperator was the main culpret. There is still some smoke leaking from various seals. We reccomended a engine R&R, the customer did not want to pay. Thank you so much
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L air spring VIN: SALME114X4
Thank you to all members wich help me, finally i can make all the work and the suspension is working correct, thanks to Mr, [...] wich help me with some tricks for this, best regards from Ecuador
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2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L steering VIN: 5LMEU88H55
Thanks to all those that replied. Robert from Indiana,Carl from CA, and Bob from NH all hit the nail on the head with the ford bulletin 05-06-06 replacing the return hose and bleeding the air out of the system. The new hose looks exactly like the old one but i...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L very high idle VIN: WDBBA45A0B
A big thank you to all who replied. Almost everyone thought it was the idle control unit. Turns out is was the idle control unit. You all were right on the money. Thanks again for all of your help. I don't know what I ever did before iatn.
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2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 5.5L fss system VIN: WDDNG86X87
thanks guys. -fss is reset by holding the phone receive button then holding the ok button then follow the prompts -the clock is adjusted using the center console control knob.
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L Engine Temperature VIN: 1G3WH52H8Y
Well this one is fixed. I ended up doing a couple of things to fix it. I performed a cooling system flush which helped. Took temperature down to 215. Found out that customer lives on a gravel road, pulled cooling fans to clean dust out of fins on the radiator,...
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1996 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Shock Area VIN: 2G2FV22P6T
This has a few of puzzled the noise happens even if you bounce the car in the shop .. springs are new everything is .. what about a spot weld that i can not see maybe flexing thanks for the help i will send out info if problem is resolved...
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1994 Saab 900 SE 2.5L transmission VIN: YS3DM58V9R
thanks to everybody that took their time to reply. mostly everybody agree to replace the transmission range sensor(neutral safety). road tested the car and is good. this was also a comon problem on volvos were the battery acid leaks on top of the sensor. this ...
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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.5L Radio has no sound VIN: JF1GD79616
Hello, I apologize for the delay in posting...it took a little while to get the customer to bring the car back in. Regardless, the problem is now fixed. It turns out that where the door check rod recessed into the door, it would rub against the door harness ...
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Excessive Emissions, High Nox VIN: 2T1AE04B8S
So i looked closely at all the replies. Exhaust leaks in the system: there were none. Timing issues, such as timing marks off, ignition timing overly advanced: they all checked out okay. Cooling system, running TOO HOT: Nope, not at all. Catalytic converter: ...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M53
looks like the solus was giving incorrect data found two similar veh with same data from solus the secondary air code has not come on again and seems to be operating normally thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0411.
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