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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L am radio reception VIN: WA1YD64B02
Help Audi Techs! Audio system has no AM reception. We have scanned audio system for faults and visually inspected antenna connections and antenna amplifiers and can not find anything wrong. This is not up our alley so we are hoping for some ideas here!! Thanks...
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E73
Came in for failed inspection due to MIL. Diagnostic charts point to lekas in air induction, but none found. Had a broken oil dip stick tube, we plugged it off and the boost pressure came up and vehicle ran better, but still reset code. Any help with this rare... Trouble codes: P0299 (turbo underboost)
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Starting VIN: WBAGF6329S
We have a 1995 BMW 740i that came in with a no crank complaint. I was able to get it to malfunction once, otherwise it always starts. No codes relating to starting system. Any common problems in this area? Any ideas? Thanks, Mike S [...]
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L cv joint? VIN: WBAGH834XY
At times, usally on first acceleration of the day, there is a loud rythmic clicking or knocking from the rear of the car. I thought it sounded like the left axle, another tech thinks it is in the middle like the drive shaft. It has a slight tinny sound and th...
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2006 BMW 320i 2.0L blower VIN: LBVVA96026
This car came in with complaint of intermittent A/C blower volume become smaller (2/3 of normal) but soon turn to normal.We found it happen when you set the A/C to 21C degree.We have not found this happen at other temperature. Checked the pressure of A/C--norm...
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1976 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special Brougham 8.2L heater core
Hi gang!! I just need to know if there is some caddi expert that could help me with this one, I got stumped, I don't have the experience and the information on how to get the front heater core out to replace it. Any help would be appreciated. Thank y'all in ad...
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L abs module VIN: 1G6KD52B1S
Hi, hope someone can help with this one.I have a 95 Deville with traction control&abs lights on.No communication with scanner,(tried 2 different scanners).I was able to pull codes: 1032(current) &1039(history)through temp. control .Have checked fuses to abs mo...
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L abs VIN: 1G6KY549VU
car has a no codes and intermiteent ,abs pump motor activation , all senser llok good i am posting for a friend , all sensors are in specs , i suspedt a bad ebtcm , but want more input any help always apreciatted kevin
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Speedometer
One for you Cadillac guys. Got this '98 Deville that the digital speedometer and odometer do no light up. Everything else on the dash works fine. When going into vehicle with Tech 2 all ipc data looks good and no codes. The only thing that is missing on the wi...
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1985 Chevrolet K10 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Heater hoses VIN: 1G8EK16L9F
Does anyone have routing info for the heater hoses. This vehicle came in with no heat. Checked all normal things and still no heat, checked flow thru heater core had none. Hoses hooked from water pump to radiator, I switched them so the flow was from the intak...
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1987 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Iroc-Z 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1FP2189H
hello iatn fellows.i have this car that runs very rough and if i let it run long the exhaust will glow red. it happens intermittently. i dont let it run too long because i dont want to melt the cat. i dont have too much time to check the car when it acts up, b...
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L waterpump VIN: 1GNEK13R4T
Customer came in with a leaking waterpump. We replace the water pump with a new one. Purged the system and everything seemed fine. Customer came back the next day, truck was overheating but then cooled right off. Customer could also hear water rushing through ...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEC19R4W
truck will try to crank then just spins.its has fuel and fire,no codes.owner did say there was a backfire and the engine caught on fire when this started.I have been all over this truck the wires look great,engine harness good also.only thing i noticed was dis...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Brake Lights, Turn Signals VIN: 1GNDT13W51
We just got this 2001 Chevy Trailblazer in from another shop that was unable to provide the customer with a fix. We were able to diagnose and repair the problem, but I wanted to share with the iATN community what we found should anyone else run into this bizza...
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2005 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L speed sensors VIN: 2G1WH52K95
This car came in with the traction control and abs lights on. Many codes were found and they were mostly open/shorted LR and RR speed sensor. Also get LR and RR speed sensors erratic. The only other code that I get is EBCM turned red brake light on. Has anybod...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S05
About a month ago this vehicle came in with the check engine light on. After checking for faults, we found fault code p0017. The owner said the vehicle usually ran fine, but would sometimes hesitate for a few seconds before clearing up. We could not duplicate ... Trouble codes: P0017 (Crankshaftposition-exhaust camshaft position correlation bank 1), P0014 (Exhaust camshaft position system performance)
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Stall VIN: 2C3HC56F7V
this vehicle will start for approx. 10-15 seconds then die. does this everytime. will not restart immeditly, but will restart after 30 seconds. customer states that when this started that the power windows, locks, and power mirrors stop working.also the fuel g...
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2000 Chrysler Voyager SE 3.3L Inst Cluster/gauges VIN: 1P4GP45G5Y
No gauges , no prndl or odometer display. removed cluster , checked power and grounds at connector - ok . before removing cluster wiggled cluster connector/wiring at cluster still no response. bus test ok . plug cluster back in it is now working . Had this hap...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L suspension VIN: 2C8GT64L51
Hi all in IATN land. This T&C has my back against the wall. I get one loud knock that seems to be coming from right in front of the left side of the fire wall going over a nasty bump. I'm not talking a moon size crater. Over most road surfaces you don't hear a...
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2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66G62
hey all you chrysler techs i've got a good one.this car when cold will immediately turn on the mil for code po132 and po152.it has had both oem o2 sensor replaced. and a new pcm. also all the wiring to the sensors to the pcm has been checked and ohms out at .6... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no spark VIN: 1B7K26ZTJ1
Hi Folks. I'm Really confused With this truck. The truck came in as a intermittent no start. The starter had been cranked too long and was fried. Replaced that now it cranks fine.Spark has been intermittent. Now the trans templight, gen light and the check eng...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Starter
Customer replaced BCM & PCM with used units from a running car.His car was equipped with VTSS system.The units are from a SKIM system,and the anti-theft is activated. Is there anyway to bypass the anti theft.
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Transfer case VIN: 1B7GG22X21
Howdy boys n girls, Trying to help out one of our servicemen who happens to be stationed in Germany. Ive never seen this truck so I havent been able to check it myself and he says its very difficult to find someone over there to fix it. He was driving it and t...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Surge VIN: 3D7K528C76
After rebuilding the tranmission, truck will jump off the line when placed in drive or reverse. The throttle pedal goes away and the TPS still shows closed throttle. A similar truck showed 5 ft. lbs. of torque at idle while this one shows 35. When placed in dr...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7KS28C46
This truck turn the MIL ON after a 10 miles drive test, exactly when decel. Using Starmobile checked Freeze frame for DTC P0148 and the actual fuel pressure is aprox 6,000 psi higher than commanded pressure. There is no aditional symptom besides MIL ON. Alread... Trouble codes: P0148 (high pressure common rail hpcr checksum)
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1983 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L crankshaft pulley VIN: 1FTCR11A2D
this is the pulley that the timing belt runs on and i do not want to damage it and have to get a new one any ideas from the ford men out there ilive 4hrs from any dealers so i cant just run down the road and get one thanks mike
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L concentric slave VIN: 1FTEF14Y5P
I have tried several clutch paks and when I install the transmission and start the engine, the clutch release (throwout) bearing is turning all the time... This is NOT a bleeding problem. I have examined it with the bleeder valve open and no pressure in the hy...
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L9W
at 1500 rpm in drive or reverse #3 and #5 injectors are being shut down. at the computer & at the injector. Trouble codes: P1747
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L9W
all related test regarding sensors ,solenoids,fuel peressure,fuel pump,crank sensor,cam sensor,tps,coolant temp,mass air flow &...shown ok. previous shop changed all the ignition coils. all the ground wiring going to computer ok. little moisture shown at conne... Trouble codes: P1747
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1999 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L No Start VIN: 1FAFP54NOX
I bought this car for myself, it had spun cams and bent valves. Bought the car not running and no real knowledge of past history. I replaced the engine with a known good running engine. It cranks, has spark and no fuel pressure. There is no power at the fuel p...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L blower motor VIN: 1FMZU73E1Y
manual ac system, front blower motor turns on when mode selector switch is set to off, blower will not work when mode selector is in any other position. if i turn off the rear blower motor then the front doesnt work at all. blower works on all speeds so i know...
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDA35V11
customer calls says truck wont start brings in starts fine check and find original spark plugs with gap 40 thou over suggest tune afterwards cust informs me he has had problem with cold start for months says he must put foot on accelerator or truck wont start ...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L no comm. 4x4 module VIN: 1FMZU72E12
Put new alt in and had to disconnect battery, after that had no 4 wheel drive buttons do not light no comm. with 4x4 module can comm with all other modules. checked all fuses and powers and grounds at 4x4 module all are good. Thinking module is bad but it's 40...
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP55SX3
tps voltage at idle is at 1 volt,not adjustable.desired voltage set at 1 volt through kam.maf sensor is reading almost 8 grams at idle.no vacuum leaks found with carb spray.iac will not drop below 21 % even with scanner command set at 0% Trouble codes: P1506
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2002 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTFG15W32
This van came in with the check engine light on and the owner said the light comes on when cruising at 55 mph and the check engine light comes on and flashes at this speed on the highway.Van has new ignition parts.Looked at misfire data when problem happens an... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L heating VIN: 1GKDT13SX2
Long time member, 1st time request. I need help, but that's a whole different issue, I also have this GMC Envoy that is making me crazy. It has dual climate control automatic temp control. The problem is when the temp is set at anything below 90 degrees the ai...
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2004 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L dash gauges, radio, VIN: 1GKET16S34
The customer jumped started this Envoy by connecting both cables to the 125 amp fuse studs at the PDC. All the electrical systems inside went dead right after this. I replaced the 125 amp fuse and now the heater motor, dash lights, power ports are working. The...
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1975 Honda Civic CVCC 1.5L transmission VIN: WBAIOO8990
Looking for syncro springs and the nuts for the mainshaft and countershaft. These parts are obsolete from Honda. Need good used or new old stock. Thanks ahead of time. Ned [...] Transmissions Inc. Chico CA
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Stall VIN: 1HGCD7267R
this is for all the honda techs. i have this 94 honda accord that stalls when coming to a stop at times. cold or hot. no codes found i tryed a used lock shift solenoid but the car still stalles at times coming to stop. trans fluid looks good. proper level. ple...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Suspension VIN: SHSRD78892
Hey Guys Car come in shop for ratcheting noise and vibration when make left or right turn,the noise come from the rear the only can hear the noise a car have drive on road jack itup could not hear anythings,this is 4by4 i hope some tech out there know i need h...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wipers VIN: 5FNRL1855A
Hello all, I have this honda with no int and park but lo and high work fine. All wires ohm out OK from switch to multiplex controllers(driv and pass)to int relay and motor . Have batt volt at driv mutiplex for int , all powers and grounds check out on switch,w...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 2HGFS2674H
Hello,and thanks in advance for the help.We have here this civic that has an irregular pattern of overheating.This post is more of a second opinion than help,but all are welcome.The customer drives about 50 miles to work everyday,and sometimes on the way there...
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2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35VXY
i working on this 2000 hyudai has p1166 and 1167 oxygen sensor problems scop signals signal wire switches from o-5 volts and ground signal from ecm signal swicthes from 0-500 mv i dont know if ground from ecm should be switching))) could that be the problem??? Trouble codes: 1166 (oxygen sensor incorect signal bank 1), 1167 (oxygen sesnor incorect siganl bank 2)
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Valve Train VIN: KMHDN45D23
Ok, this one puzzles me and I am in need of help. I had this Hyundai come in here last Saturday towed off the freeway for over heating. Customer stated that she felt the car was not running quite right and when sahe looked down the temp guage was pegged and sh...
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L abs VIN: SAJGA51C63
Hi there, replaced left front wheel bearing(client supplied part), w.s.s. did come out of hub-but was tight-had to twist/pry to remove sensor. upon finish, abs lamp on-cannot scan codes with solice or the autoland scanner. suspectd sensor was bad-replaced sens...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L rear brakes VIN: 1J4FF68S2X
This is one of two jeeps in our fleet that have the same problem (if it is a problem). The front brakes are doing the lions share of the braking. Under very light braking, you can't pick it up, but under moderate to hard braking, the nose of the vehicle dives ...
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2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Charging VIN: 4F2YUO9172
Hello everyone, Ive got to replase the alternator on this tribute. Looks like remove the cv axle and lowering the engine cradle or sub frame i should be able to get it out. i would apreciate any info on how to remove the alternator.
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2006 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L vent VIN: 4F2YZ96196
Transfer case is venting fluid.
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L No Start VIN: WDB8A4807J
vehicle came in for inspection and to make it pass emmisions we took it through the emmisions test passed no problem. customer asked us to clean vehicle for him and seeing as it had a dead battery i let it idle while i washed it but it stalled in the middle. s...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L transmission VIN: WDB2100203
car goes into neutral after 10 minutes of driving after starting from cold, the trans drives fine on all gears 1 to 5th gear , will suddenly go into neutral. stop the car then restart and will drive for a few seconds and do it again
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L aeromatic VIN: WDBNG70J2Y
Hey Gang, We've just installed a air pump for the AEROMATIC suspension, which was fried due to a hung relay. All the air in the front shocks was lost once the front tires became unloaded. We could not get the car to lift until we raised the car a few inches o...
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53S2X
Hello. I go this DOHC sable in due to check engine light and poor running. I drove it first and felt a miss at idle. Off idle it felt fine. I checked for codes and found misses on cylinder 1,2,and 3. Also lean exhaust bank2. This is what confuses me. Why is ba... Trouble codes: P0174, P0301, P0302, P3030
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1988 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Oil temperature gauge VIN: JN1CZ14S5J
This MINT 88 300ZX turbo comes in, customer complains that the oil temperature is going above 325 deg-pegging the gauge. I drive the car cold, and after about 5 min of street driving, the gauge is pegged. I pull the dipstick and the oil is warm, not hot. Allda...
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1989 Nissan 240SX SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN1HS36P7K
This car came to me from a friends shop with a surging idle and lack of power on accel. I started checking both voltages and scope patterns of inputs and outputs at the ecu. I first found that the o2 sensor wasn't reading and had come unplugged and was shortin...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Hub VIN: 5N1ED28Y42
Hi all, putting front pads and rotors on this Xterra, and noticed on one side the auto locking hub was all dried out. When i took the wheel bearings apart, the outer was rough and looked like it had gotten hot. Checked the hub for operation after reassembly an...
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2001 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L Dome lamps,door locks,Dash display VIN: 4N2ZN16T01
This vehicle came in with a concern of inoperative power door locks, a blank odometer display, and dome lights that would come on when the body twisted while driving on uneven surfaces. Unfortunately, none of the customers concerns were present while the vehic...
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L 1-2 shift VIN: 1N4AL11D15
cust. came in complaining of a hard shift and cel. we have very limited info (e.g. wiring diagrams, theory of ops. etc.) on this car. problem is intermittent and when occurs the green/red wire will drop voltage down to .1v and then go up to 13v and stay there....
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2004 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L door remote not working VIN: 1G3NL12F34
Hey,this one is starting to bug me;initially I thought it had to be the ignition switch with the U codes 1255 communication error and U 1088 in history,sensing and diagnostic module. Vehicle starts and dies repeatedly;the ignition switch was acting and feeling...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L codes in pcm VIN: 1G2NF52E81
u1000 comes back immediately after clearing-cruise is inop because of class 2 communication problem-see related history-thanks Trouble codes: U1000 (serial 2 communication)
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1993 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L tcs control VIN: YS3CL65R0P
hope someone can help and thank you. i have a saab 9000 areo with the tcs control light on. useing a tech 2 i have two codes: for the abs/tcs mk2 code is 07061(unknown dtc)the other code is for the trionic code p0120-throttle position sensor. all embracing dtc...
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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Barely runs, not dri VIN: 2HNYD18861
Hello all, and thanks for some very thoughtful replies. I would have checked my MAF very thouroughly had this vehicle been equipped with one, but since it uses a speed/density logic system to calculate the mixture it does not have a MAF. I scoped checked and ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305.
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED64B71
We have driven car through 5 drive cycles now, no more mil, no more codes. We really need to buy a smoke machine. Thanks again for all the help! Trouble codes: P1423 (secondary air flow too low), P1411 (secondary air flow too low).
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1989 BMW 535i 3.5L Unknown VIN: WBAHD2313K
found clutches melted together so much internal damage i could not believe this vehical would go anywhere in 1st or reverse thanks for the replies..
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L rotors VIN: WBAET37442
THANKS FOR ALL THE GREAT RESPONSES , REPLACED THE HEAT DAMAGED LEFT SIDE BRAKE PARTS,REPLACED ALL CALIPERS DUE TO PAST BRAKE WEAR FLUSHED ALL FLUID. PATRICK FROM GEORGIA HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD THE L/R TIRE WAS WORN ALL OTHER TIRE RECENTLY REPLACED.
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L abs VIN: 1G6DM57N83
wasnt abs at all but steering control trying to help vehicle. all that from a bad tie-rod
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2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L loss of assist VIN: 1GYEE63A94
This vehicle finaly had a hard failure. Problem turned out to be a bad pump. We replaced pump and all is well. Odd to have an intermittent pump. Thanks to all who took the time to respond.
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1981 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L vacuum booster VIN: 1G1AY8769B
Thanks for the help everyone, the clutch pedal cannot be moved because the cross pivot pin is blocked by the footwell, and the bracket it is attached to is secured to the 4 studs fron the booster, so its catch 22. I went to our local chevy dealer and asked to...
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1986 Chevrolet C20 Scottsdale 5.7L flexplate VIN: 1GCGC24M8G
THANKS FOR THE HELP, WHAT WE FOUND UPON DISASSEMBLY WAS THAT THE P/S DOWEL HAD WALLOWED THE CASE HOLE AND THE CLICK WAS ACTUALLY THE TRANS CASE SHFTIMG. WE HAD 2 LONGER DOWELLS MADE, DRILED THE HOLE FROM .610 TO .750, HAD A BUSHING MADE. WE ALSO PUT STUDS IN ...
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1996 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L No Start VIN: 1GTHC33J6T
Many Thanks to all who replied, the fix was to replace the Chinese manufactured Delco Boxed part with a Carter complete assembly, Thanks Again and thank You IATN !
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Engine VIN: 1GCCS195OY
Well, we never really figured out what was causing the noise. It sure sounded like a lifter problem to everyone that heard it. The funny thing is, we ended up changing the oil while the truck was in the shop. About 2 days later the customer told us that the no...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCCS19561
Unfortunately I have nothing to add to this Tech Help Request because the client has not returned the vehicle for repair. He seems to be ok with the intermittent engine cutout problem. He states that "the vehicle restarts after a few minutes and I can deal wit...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY58B55
Finally got it to act up by heat soaking, crank sensor is what it winded up being. not going in for ecm reflash. thanks for the reply. Trouble codes: P0335, P0300.
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1998 Dodge Caravan 3.0L no mic VIN: 2B4GP453OW
Was the IPC. Replaced with used IPC fixed issue. Restored cam bus. Thsnks for the heads up on the IPC:)
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7JB21Z61
Thanks for all the help, We replaced the computer again and the truck ran ok again. The crank sensor and coil were replaced the last time when we replaced the computer for a nostart. I put a lab scope on the crank and cam sensors and they look fine. The cam a...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B4GP25B62
ed from penn. was right it had a broken valve spring # 1 cly. thank myou
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1994 Eagle Vision TSi 3.5L No Start VIN: 2E3HD66F1S
thanks for the replies. Found that the little bolt that wreaked the havoc on the belt also wiped out half of the cam sensor and tone ring on back of driver side cam gear. Cam sensor showed good waves on scope earlier. Didn't notice that until I pulled it back ...
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1983 Fiat 2000 2.0L wiring VIN: ZFRASOOB6D
I am still in need of a wiring harness. I have had no luck finding one.
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU32X6R
thanks everyone.the problem was very easy once all called minn.the fix was the relay area.had to take apart and solder lower plate so connection would stay constant to relays. all is ok now
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L drive belt VIN: 1FDEE14L5V
this van is quiet for now.as i mentioned earlier it takes a few days for noise to reoccur,first belt was a Gates and only was quiet a day.We installed a Goodyear Gatorback Poly V and so far no noise at all.I really appreciate all the helpful replies.
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E1Y
found a chaffed wire between the abs module and the pcm, fixed the wire and now its fine. Trouble codes: P0500.
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Differential? VIN: 1FTPX145X4
Thanks to all who replied. Most replies were dead on. Replacing clutch pack in rear differential fixed problem. I let the clutches soak overnight in XL-3 Diff fluid additive, Installed next morning and test drove vehicle. No shudder or vibration. IATN is an ex...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L resovoir black sooty VIN: 1FTNW21P14
Test driving for 10 minutes steady speed had a 46 degree diferrence between E.O.T. and E.C.T. Know I have a stopped oil cooler. What about the sooty black junk in the degas bottle? I did the T and pressure gauge @ the degas bottle no sudden change on the gaug...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVX12556
It's not fixed yet, but it will be. Yes, the compression is too low. I took the head off today, and on the way in found out why. The owner has been using a reusable, oiled air filter (you know the brand). But he didn't use the oil. He said it gets dirty t... Trouble codes: P0308.
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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Steering wheel/Dash VIN: THMES96674
Thank you to all who replied! Peter,Jeff,Wayne hit it right on the nose. After pretty much exhausting all information we could find, you folks brought our sanity back. We drained & refilled the transmission, drove vehicle. Then drained & refilled again, proble...
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1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L Unknown VIN: JNKCA21D2T
Thanks to all three who offered advise- we found the transmission had internal pressure issues and the customer does not want to repair at this time. Greg and crew
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2000 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA23CXV
MAF sensor was bad. Replaced the sensor erased all data ran the ECM adaption TSB and drove vehicle confirmed fix. Thanks to everyone!! Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
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2005 Kia Rio 1.6L No Start VIN: KNADC12545
Thanks to all who responded not running yet still waiting on parts but Iam sure that the loose reluctor on the back of the cam is the problem. thanks again Dennis Trouble codes: 0340 (cam sensor problem).
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L shifter VIN: 51MFU27R43
found fult to be with shift lock atuator-waiting for part to be ordered. Thanks for all those that helped.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBRF64J41
To all; Thanks for the prompt replies and sorry for the delayed close. The throttle pedal was very straight forward, 2 connectors and one bolt. Also needed to swap over kickdown switch from old unit. As for the EIS, the r/r was easy enough. It attaches direc...
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L Cooling Systems VIN: JN8AR07Y6X
The intake was leaking at right rear water passage. The gaskets were original, shim type with teflon type coating. The bolt at right rear was wet on threads upon removal. Too high a point for a pipe to expose to coolant leaking. At the right rear position the ...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4DL01D51
Thanks to all that replied, you all were right on. there was a intake manifold leak at cyl. #4 Gasket was not broken some how it moved into intake runner. Thanks guys. We are the best IATN
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Starting VIN: 1N4AL11D75
Many thanks for the help, i had 9 replies, most said the fuel pressure leaks back when sitting. I install gauge and it leaked while sitting. I sent the car back to the dealer because it is still under warranty. thanks again
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, VIN: 3G2JB524VS
this one is done . thanks to everybody . the winners were david in NY, larry in Texas and gerry in Mich. Larry was right on the money. Chain jumped 2 teeth advanced. done alot of timing chains , always had them retard not advance. great one Larry. Trouble codes: P0300, P0172.
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2006 Pontiac Torrent 3.4L heater VIN: 2CKDL73F36
thanks to all of your ideas. the lady came back in today, after opening the glove box and seeing what happened she did't want to pay to have it fixed. turns out the door had been broken before and the pontiac dealer tried to fix it and broke the box and taped ...
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2003 Subaru Baja 2.5L head bolt VIN: 4S4BT61C83
WE WERE ABLE TO GET 22 MM LONG HELI COILS FROM THREAD KITS INC. BUT WRE UNABLE TO REPAIR BLOCK BECAUSE WHEN HOLE WAS DRILLED OUT IT DID NOT CLEAN UP TO A POINT WE WERE HAPPY WITH THREADS FOR HELI COIL. IF HOLE HAD CLEANED UP I WOULD NOT HAVE HAD A PROBLEM WITH...
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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29635
I APOLIGIZE FOR THE DELAY IN CLOSING THIS ONE , I DOUBLE CHECKED MY BASICS , VAC. LEAKS, TIMING, MAP SENSOR, ECT. ECT. I LEARNED THAT THE KID THAT OWNED THIS PRIOR TOCOMING THROUGH MY DOORS , HAD ALTERED THE ECU (CHIP, PROM ???) AND WOULD HAVE TO REFLASH... Trouble codes: P0519 (iac valve).
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1991 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L 12 shifts hard VIN: JT3FJ8OW5M
Truck had a bad alternator. I believe it was a bad diode. Truck is fixed.
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2006 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L No Start VIN: 5TETU62N76
First of all I want to thank everyone that responded and I-ATN for this program. Well we took Vehicle to another dealer and they reprogram the computer and reprogram the key and the pick-up started right up so I guess the first dealer didn't do the complete re...
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2007 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L shudder abnormal shift patterns VIN: 5TEKU72N27
Thank you all very much. I am hired at times as a mechanical investigator for some local insurance companies and our Toyota dealer was questioned why they had to change the transmission after an independant put dexron III in it. All of you helped reinforce tha...
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1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L driver window VIN: 3VWSA81H6T
thanks to Jon,Perri,Doug,Dan,David,Phillip.for responding to my help!all said it was infact the window/mod thats what i suspected but for the $$ i needed more confincing. i showed custemer are replies and told him it was a vary educated guess!! since it acts ...
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