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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L temp gauge
Help, sometimes the temp. gauge pegs out hot and coolant level low warning comes on. can cycle key and gauge works fine. was told by customer that other shop said wiring harness on engine is bad. my question is why would the coolant from the radiator blow out,...
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L intermediate shaft VIN: WBANB33514
Our first time to deal with one of these beasts, valve covers are leaking, along with the transmission pan and power steering hose. extended warranty job. The problem is the actuator for the intermediate shaft that goes thru the valve cover. alldata and the bm...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 4GIG1871OG
this one is beating me up.after around 20 min.of driving vehicle will stall,wont restart at times ,hook up a tech 1 and it will restart and run again?? set up a snapshot and screen will go blank after a failure..im sort of leaning towards an ign.switch. someti...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1G6KY5496X
HI everyone.This STS came in with bad front shocks.We converted them over to gas shocks and installed the resistors for the damper actuator.Now we are getting a code C1171(LF damper actuator short ckt to ground).I checked the fuses and looked to see if there w...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y53
Howdy there, This is the Moms car, it came in because the check gas cap light was on. Capture data shows it had been stalling, she remembered that later. We checked it and the guy who installed the air filter left the maf hanging by the coupler. I read where a... Trouble codes: P0102 (maf sensor frequency low), P0386, P0385, P0440, P0336, P1372
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1994 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GBKC34FXR
Problem child stalls.No codes found current or historical.Scan data looks normal accept temp higher than what it really is about 100 degrees,I know this is not normal but i do not know why,Sensor replace with same readings.This truck will stall and restart som...
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L hard shift into 1st VIN: 2GCFK29K7S
this is a personal vehicle. when it is put into drive it slams into gear, all other shifts are ok. this is the second replacement transmission with the same symptom. its unlikely that it is an internal problem but we open to any help you guys can offer. happy ...
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1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22G4W
ck. engine light flashes at cruise or under load sets misfires on #1 &#6 cylinders when light flashes only. engine runs good with no misfires felt when driving. have checked all powers & grounds at pcm & removed all grounds at engine, cleaned paint & reinstall... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L distributor VIN: 1GCCS19X5X
hey guys,thanx in advance, ive got this s10 with a no start condition ,found tsb on dis,gear wearing out so it will cause the cam to retard so i removed the hold down bolt and advanced it manually ,truck started and ran fine so i got my diag, well we ordered t...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L oil, and compression rings VIN: 1GNEK13Z02
I have a 2002 Tahoe that was towed in that would run when first started. It would drive for about 3 miles befor loosing all power. In the shop after in had warmed up it would miss and stall. The only codes were a p0300 and a p0101 maf sesor out of range. I rep...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Starting VIN: 2GEC19V521
Truck came in with random no starts. Customer stated they could move gear selector in and out of gear and vehicle will eventually start. Replaced nuetral safety switch and also connector coming to switch.(connector had been glued into old switch.) Truck left...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Cylinder Head Surfacing VIN: 1GCHK29162
We have a Duramax with a blown head gasket, the sealing ring has dug into the aluminum on both heads requiring surfacing to the tune of approx .010". Does anyone know why GM recommends "do not surface" Duramax cylinder heads.
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2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L gauges VIN: 2G1WH52K24
hi guys i have a 2004 impala when i start the car the speedo sweeps to 120 mph and stays there i have power and ground at the dash and on the scanner the computer reads what the speed sensor shows as the speed but the gauge is always amt 120 mph. when i shut t...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L fuel guage and airbag VIN: 1GNDS13S35
Hello my friends at iATN.I have this problem that is needing of your wisdom and insight.This customer has had this vehicle at the dealership on several occations and they could not fix it. The fuel guage is intermitant as well as the speedo but not at the same...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Classic LS 6.0L Charging VIN: 1GCHK34U37
customer had to jump start, battery was dead, we charged battery, charging system and battery are good but when testing for drain on battery we have a relay in rear door pillar on drivers side that is clicking rapidly. relay has large brown wire, large orange ...
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2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L a/c VIN: 2CNDL63F77
Thanks in advance. Does anyone have the refridgerant capacity for this model? Tag was destroyed in the hit. The body shop brought it over with all the info they could gather for me.
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1998 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H2W
First time post for me, I have a Chrysler here that counts misfires on #3, #6 Cylinders on the scan tool as soon as you load it, but there it is not misfiring, you can not feel it and nothing shows up on the scope, I originally replaced the crank sensor for a ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0306
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1990 Dodge W250 5.9L Low brake pedal VIN: 1B7KM2685L
I hope someone familiar with this simple non ABS brake system can steer us in the right direction. The vehicle came to our repair shop with new rear brake shoes and park brake cables and a new master cylinder installed by a competent owner.He had done this bec...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L air bag VIN: 1B7HF16Y6R
does anyone know how to pull codes from air bag system (manually, without drb)on a 1994 dodge 1500 4wd. i have tried the solus with the most current updates, the geynsis, and the modis. none can axcess air bag module
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Alternator VIN: 3B7MF33CX2
This truck has no source voltage at alternator.If power supplied alternator will charge.Source voltage is suppose to come from pcm along with field wires.DB/DG.am i miss understanding that the source wire supplies the pcm and the alternator or does the pcm sup...
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2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1DGG32N13S
howdy,working on this 03 dodge, setting a p0441 and have a couple questions, I went through the dodge diagnostic procedure via all-data as best i could with out the use of a DRB (using a master tech in generic mode)comes up with "conditions to set code not pre... Trouble codes: P0441
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L long crank VIN: 3D7K628663
hello and thanks in advance im posting for abuddy at another shop he says long crank time cold or hot with shot of ether it will start right up fuel pressure is good all sensors look good leaning toward injection pump wanted you guys thoughts first thanks agai...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18D35
This thing unfortunately will not play-up when I checked it out, no codes, started doing it about 2 days ago, never happened before, happened 3 times yesterday and once on the way to the workshop this morning. The concern is that it stalls after pulling up to ...
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1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Stall VIN: 1FTCR14T7L
hey all, thanks in advance for looking at this one and helping me out. this truck will stall out intermittently cruising down the highway between 45-55 mph. when the engine stalls it cuts off completely, almost instantly. it does not bog down like it is starvi...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L fuel leak VIN: 1FDWF37F1X
After several hours of plowing snow the driver will see and smell a fuel leak in the snow, the first time it came in we cleaned the fuel out of the intake valley and could not get it to leak, next day after plowing again saw the fuel in the snow lost a little ...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FTZR15X0X
this truck is stuck in 4low. we tried moving the control switches but nothing happens.no operation of relays is heard. the scan tool shows the switches are operating. the transfer case does not show any change. we suspect a gem but not sure. another question i...
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRE1425Y
low brake pedal and spongy but only when the engine is running, New front calipers, all 3 new brake hoses, bled everything countless times. bypassed the abs and have lines directly from the master cylinder to the drums and calipers. 3 new master cylinders. If ...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L 4wheel drive VIN: 1FTZR15X9Y
Customer brought vehical in becuase #6 fuse in under dash fuse panel was blowing, said this was occuring when the 4wd switch was put to 4wd. I have no continuity on the output side of that fuse except when I put the vehical in reverse. The reverse lights do wo...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L abs VIN: 1FTZR15E01
need help with this ranger. i keep getting abs activation at slow speed when coming to a stop. there are no codes brakes are good and abs works as it should under hard brakeing. any help on this would be appreciated
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C51
had code p1401 dpfe sensor high. sensor read 4.0 volts all the time koeo, replaced sensor and it reads about 1 volt koeo which is normal. But code keeps coming back. Here is the question... It seems that if you drive it and monitor the dpfe signal that it goe... Trouble codes: P1401 (dpfe sensor high)
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Air bag sensor-wiring VIN: 1FTPX14515
Just need a little advise. Intermittent air bag light illuminated. B2296-impact sensor status. Unable to get "flash" codes during diagnostics {Still trying} Removed front crash sensor connector. Sensor & connector very corroded. Found post about this and all s...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1653Y
Please help this car keeps popping the CEL back on for the same code. I have replaced all the switches in it at some point except for the fuel tank pressure switch. This problem has been happening since last year and cant seem to find the problem. I have taken... Trouble codes: P1457
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1990 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L all interior electrical VIN: JALB4B1H1L
Im sorry first off because i dont have much info on this vehicle as i am looking for a wiring diagram so that i can get started on this one. I know that the truck blows the fuse link under the cab next to the frame rail. When this occurs nothing in the interio...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L temp gauge VIN: SAJEA53DX2
I need help finding the coolant temp sensor for the dash gauge on this 2.5L Jag. I have looked on my info source but cant find a location. My parts department needs a # or size as they are told there are two size options? I have looked and cant locate it on th...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: JMD6294720
hello all iatn tech. customer tow in 01 jeep grand cherokee limited with no start after overheat found blown head so i did a head job fire up ran fine but there lifter noise at idle raise rpm 2000 it go away could it seize up because overheat or any trick to q...
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2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16573
This car will quit at any time that it is at idle, will always start right back up, what I have found is that when it does quit I lose control to the coils and injectors at the same time, have already tried and new crank sensor and a used PCM with no change wh...
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L door lock VIN: JT8BF2264V
The driver door will not open. The exterior door release doesn't appear to do anything. The interior door release lever appears to operate the door latch. The interior door lock lever and the exterior lock (key) appear to operate the door lock. I need to get t...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBFA63EXR
A long mystery Merc case: My client bought car from a "cars collector". It is a like new 12k miles EFI 1994 SL320. Client had CIS/KE Jetronic SLs before and was happy to buy a electronic injection Merc because all problem he had with CIS system ... He bought... Trouble codes: 32 (O2 sensor heater)
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBHA28E5S
Hi all, This car came in not running at all. The car would stall and not idle. As soon as you give gas car would cut out. Car has new main harness already installed. Found rotted throttle body harness. Replaced throttle body with re-built part from BBA-REMAN. ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F7V
Customer states vehicle began misfiring while driving.On startup in shop runs smooth for 30 secs.then begins to miss badly on 5 and 6 cyls.Have moved ign. components from cyl. to cyl. no change.Compession on affected cyls. is about 130 psi.Cyl. leakage is only... Trouble codes: P0305, P0306
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L trans VIN: WDBJF8202X
Hello, Ihave this 2002 Mercedes E320 4-Matic that came in with the trans in limp home.Irecorded the codes as P2600,voltage supply, P2203 speed sensor 3 faulty P220A speed [...]/Gn2 to Y3/ Gn3 is inplausible P2314 Fault in CAN communication with EIS P...
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1995 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75W2X
This car runs fine no driveability symptoms only CE light comes on. This car has all the signs of a classic vacuum leak at idle I have smoke tested the intake system only has a small amount of smoke coming from the vent on the IAC. I plugged off the vent it d... Trouble codes: P0171 (Left bank lean exhaust), P0174 (Right bank lean exhaust)
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2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Converter VIN: 4M2DU86W13
Customer came in with a flashing O/D lamp complaint. Vehicle was purchased used. Retrieved DTC P0741 - TCC System Performance/ Stuck. Fluid level appears good, ATF condition also good. I recall there was a TSB on this issue, but its been years since my divorce...
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1991 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L engine VIN: JNIHJO1PQM
this is crazy, we put new timing belt on 800. miles ago. car towed in we could start engine but runs only on front 3 cyls, so we took timming belt covers off thinking it has jumped time, found out the rear cyl's no compresion. we also removed timing belt, foun...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D1V
Hello Fellow Techs, This car came to me for the first time about a two months ago with a check engine lamp on and a P0304 code for #4 cylinder misfire. A quick check found #4 spark plug wire arching through to the inside of the spark plug tube. Being that the ... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 Cylinder Misfire Detected)
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2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L heat VIN: 5N1AR18W06
Customer complaint of poor heat-only after driving vehicle for more than 20 minutes,coolant level was good,replaced thermostat and still have same problem.Have verified proper door acuations,no stored trouble codes.Removed cabin filter and inspected.Heat is gr...
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1987 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Brougham 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3HY5437H
well people here is a real stumper.. please help im loosing my mind and starting to doubt my mechanical skills. this car came to us on the hook with a no start problem, other shops have installed parts and so have we.the car has no spark and does have noid and...
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L tccm VIN: 1GHDT13W0Y
I know I need a new TCCM, just looking to see if there is anything common to cause a failure of the module. Thanks to all that reply!
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1992 Other GM school bus 360CID 1st gear VIN: 1HVBBHPP8N
Good afternoon everyone. This bus has been well maintained and is used in a church bus ministry. The main complaint is that it is very sluggish pulling away in low gear . It shifts up fine , but cannot get out of it's own way in first gear. This is a turbochar...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Turn Signals VIN: 1G2NE5531R
Dear Gm techs. Hopefully you can help me on this one. Customer brought in this car. He was going to try and replace turn signal flasher because both turn signals quit working at once. We have the car in our shop, have tried a known good turn signal switch(have...
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1G2JB1240Y
this car has a miss on freeway when you crowd the throttle. It only happens when the outside temp is below 35 degrees. car has good spark plugs, wires and newer coils. like i said only happens on freewy at cruise. motor does not have egr valve. fuel pressure i...
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L Speedo, Tach, Temp, Charge gauges VIN: WPOAAP943H
I have several problems with this car and very poor/limited info and diagrams to work with. Problem 1: Speedo and tach sort of work. The speedo only goes up to about 25-30mph even if car is going faster. The tach only goes up to about 2500. They are smooth(not...
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2005 Porsche 911 Turbo S 3.6L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAB29905
Hi: Porsche tech I need your help ,this car on accel stall .I use piwis get code p0336,then change the crankshaft position sensor p/n986 606 112 03 then road test the problem same and have other code p0335 p0336 p0337 p0338 so I need advance help. Thank every ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0336, P0337, P0338
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1993 Saturn SL1 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 1G8ZH5593P
Dear fellow techs. I need to replace the automatic Trans on this Sl1 single cam saturn The Trans code is 3mp6. The interchange says there are 2 trans in 1993 for this model.I have a 1993 single cam auto trans with code 4mp6 I do not have vin Info from donor ca...
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2005 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1G8AJ52F95
We have an intermittent problem with the accelerator pedal position sensor. The code will set and then the message loss of power will be displayed. We performed a top engine clean and cleaned throttle body. We found a bulletin on the harness in the right kick ... Trouble codes: P2138 (accelerator pedal position sensor)
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2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L oil VIN: 4S4BP61C66
was just wondering if anyone had any suggestions on this oil consumption problem i thought we were through so i sent it to subaru dealer to have them inspect it the compression is good and according to subaru dealer the spark plugs look good no signs of oil on...
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1985 Toyota Pickup DLX Turbo 2.4L Unknown VIN: JT4LN68D1F
We are Honda/Acura specialists. With no experience in diesels. Does anyone out there know whether the fuel system requires bleeding at the injectors in order to get the fuel pumping. I thought there was a primary fuel pump in the tank but that is not the case....
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1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L headlights VIN: 4T1BF12B2Y
When headlight switch is in auto position, headlights come on intermintently when vehicle is off and parked. headlights will not go off unless disconnect battery or pull main relay. This does not happen everyday but when it does it is around dusk.
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1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: V5T0072675
Customer took vehicle to the dealership and they told him that the check engine light was on because we had left the timing belt off by one tooth, after of course they stuck him with O2 sensors and couldnt find another reason for the rich running condition. To... Trouble codes: P0172
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1997 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L oil filter VIN: JT3HN87R3V
I can't seem to find any posts regarding this problem. This is a well maintained vehicle. It has blown up 2 oil filters in the last 2000 miles. They are different brands, the last one being a Nippon that I've used for years. We have yet to check the oil pressu...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L No Start VIN: WAUAT74F15
It was not easy to me to diagnosis without enough technical information. After buying a manual (eBahn Bentley) I was able to understand system, wiring and components location. Problem was bad starter relay as Marcel pointed. In fact both relays, starter and s... Trouble codes: P3053 (starter activation term 50 short or open), P3054 (starter mechanical malfunction).
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Temperture Gauge VIN: WBAAN37471
I sorry this wasn't something really exotic,but that wasn't then case!Swap the temperature sensor ,problem solved,it didn't appear to be running rich but I'm guessing that why it was hard to start,because it was reading below freezing.Thanks to all for the hel...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L fuel guage
thank you for all who replied. I do not know what fixed this car but I'm pretty sure it was in the fuel guage itself or the instrument cluster. We gave the car back to the customer and they are bringing it to dealer because if it is in cluster we cannot progra...
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1995 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1123568452
first of all i like to think evaryone you took the time to read this and repled to it. the car is out the door and it is fix. the problem needed up being the ect sensor. the engine was getten hoter then the scaner was reading so in return the fan was not comin...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1445T
Customer decided to let his younger brother take it in to the local school Auto mechanics class to get timing chain, head gasket, & converter replaced. If I find out if the vehicle is fixed I'll post again with the results. Thank you all for taking the time to...
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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L Cluster VIN: 1G1JH12F95
One of the two top bell bolts has a stud on the back side with 2 or 3 grounds straps on it. I forgot to tighten down the nut, there but loose.
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L starts then dies VIN: 2C3HD46R4X
We found that we could turn the key on and then unplug the IAC so that the position wouldn't move. From then on it would start perfect and normal until you plugged it back in then you had to wait 3 seconds again. My only other guess is the throttle position se...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L no heat VIN: 3B7KF23631
I had very good input about this problem. Ranging from the thermostat, although new, but not a dealer item. An over active fan clutch, or an oversized radiator. This is my personal vehicle and I haven't had time to work on it, too many customer vehicles. O...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L MIL Lamp on, Limp Mode VIN: WD0PD544X6
I appreciate everyones help concerning this vehicle. As you may know, there is not a surplus of information concerning Sprinters in general. None the less, the problem appears to have been a combination of the glow plug relay and fuel filter. The glow plug rel... Trouble codes: P1482 (Glow Plug Module Excessive Current), P2133 (Glow Plug CKT Short to Voltage).
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: IFTEX14Y8N
wow , i got the first response i two hours and 29 total. I did find out what the problem was. it was the cats converters. i order a back pressure gauge and sure enough the cats a partially plugged. I haven't fixed it yet because the customer cant afford it ri... Trouble codes: 327 (egr position sensor voltage out put to high), 129 (fuel trim reached lean limit).
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1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L radio VIN: 1FALP4449S
pulled radio and sent to radio shop, shop said it was a normal message when circuit board fails, just stunning that a ford service writer had never seen this problem before. thanks for all the help.
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53S3X
WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL THAT REPLIED TO MY POST. CUSTOMER STATED LATER THAT CAR HAD DIED WHILE DRIVING. SO DONT THINK THE CODES WERE SET BY HER.PROBABLE SET BY TECH IN AN ATTEMPT TO RULE OUT KEY IN PELLET.HUSBAND HAD JUMPED RELAY CAUSE HE COULDNT HEAR PUMP RUN... Trouble codes: P0230 (fuel pump circuit), P1260 (theft deterent).
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FDWF37F4Y
THIS SIGHT IS AWESOME.NOT BEING AN EVERYDAY DIESEL TECH THIS WAS A TROUBLESOME FIX. SHOULD HAVE KNOWN GOING BACK TO BASICS SHOULD FIND THIS PROBLEM?! THANKS TO MIKE AND JEREMY THEY SHED LIGHT ON THE FACT THAT INSIDE THE SENDING UNIT THERE ARE 2 FILTERS INSIDE ... Trouble codes: 1247 (turbo boost sensor), 541 (exhaust pressure control), 470 (intake air heater a circuit).
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FDXF46F21
We did a buz test after having the engine warmer on all night and lo and behold one long buzz the 6 of the 8 injectors did buzz to some extent. Most were right, gummed up injectors. The warming helped unstick them so the engine would run. Replacement of all 8 ...
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L ABS module VIN: 1FAFP5351G
I finally got to get back into this Taurus. Seems I should have gone back to the beginning to start with, I guess sometimes you get too caught up in the trouble trees to see the basics of the systems. I want to thank Kim for getting me to look a little close...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Surge VIN: 1FDWF36L11
First I want to thank everyone the replied. I checked maf and it was fine. I smoked it and found two rather large leaks in the emission hose and the pcv hose. The truck is fixed and on its way. Thanks for all the help.
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2AD8214853
the info. i received from brad [...] was right on the money.the ck. ball is in the filler neck.after taking hose off at the tank i was able to get the gas out. three bolts an three hose connections an tank was on the ground.thanks to eveyone who replied.
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2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77K04
thanks to the three replies that i received. the vehicle finally came to me with a no start condition .the customer thought the only time he had problems was when someone was in passenger seat wich was a great help. what i found was the harness to the inertia ... Trouble codes: P1233.
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2004 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMYU02184
waiting for customer to come back...
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1982 Honda Accord 1.6L oil/water leakage VIN: JHMS25423C
thanks for most of the replies...with the exception of one...no names needed. i got the honda head set...new bolts, and now no leaks...referred to honda and used the updated torque specs...they were off from the tech manual i had...anyway pressure tested afte...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L heater cold VIN: 1HGCM82793
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. The heater control valve was the culprit. The customer drove it a couple days, and it hung up again, she returned and we put in a new control valve and it has been fine since. Thanks Ron
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2005 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JHMCN364X5
Okay, I'm going to say this is fixed as of now. We decided to try the axles but they were not in stock so we waited and got the drivers side axle after about a week. The second axle was about a week behind that one, so we installed the drivers side axle and ow...
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Valve Train VIN: KMHDN45D23
Thank you all for the replies given. It turns out that there was nothing I installed incorrectly except that maybe I had the tension on the timing belt a bit loose. When I dug up the tensioning spec's on ALLDATA. I even had my other tech come check it as well ...
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Monitors VIN: KMHHN65F73
Sorry for the delay,was a tec short for a while. Thanks for all the help, went on the hyundai website and found the drive cycle, ran it on my dyn and all close.
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJGX2041X
Thanks to all who replied. I think the car was fixed by replacing the other O2 sensor. The car isn't setting the code any more but is being very shy about setting the readiness code for the O2 sensors and the cat. The fuel trims are where they belong so it's j... Trouble codes: P1647.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Sport 4.0L TCC soln control VIN: 1J4GW38S52
The problem went away when we disconnected the scan tool. Thanks to the two of you who recommended this. My question now is why does this happen. Does the scanner (Solus Pro) overload the PMC or is there still a problem that the scanner influences? The alt...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L 3rd gear VIN: 1J4HR58265
members want to thank everyone who replied, i dropped the pan to make sure there was no broken parts, there was none,fluid looked good so put pan back up topped off fluid,ck plug again on trans for corrosion all good, ck plug at ecm all good,test drove not stu...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L valve train VIN: SALTR16403
Hey Guys, Just a quick update on some information I left off because I thought it was just too obvious. The engine oil pan was down, everything was cleaned and the oil pump was inspected and found to be very good and serviceable (see good oil pressure). The ...
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L hard to put gas in t VIN: JT8VZ30C3N
HI THERE, THANKS TO EVERY ONE,WHAT I FOUN WAS THE TRAP AT THE BOTTOM OF THE FILLER PIPE WAS STUCKED WITH IT OWN BASE BECAUSE IT WAS BENT.GET IT STRAIGHT AND FILL UP THE TANK WITH NO PROBLEMS.
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1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L A/C control panel VIN: JT84F22E0S
The customer is going to try to find a used control panel. The consensus was that it is fried from hooking the battery up reversed polarity. He also said he won't be doing anymore work on his own vehicle! When he gets the panel and we install it I'll update th...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U6Y
Thanks for the responses.The only test procedures in Alldata for code PO141 said to measure voltage between terminals HTS of the ECM connectors and body ground with the key on 9-14 volts.The voltage was O.K. I was able to find the normal scan data readings in ... Trouble codes: P0141.
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1993 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L lack power VIN: 4N2DN11W7P
Thanks to all who replied. The problem ended up being the throttle position sensor. When I was initially looking at the vehicle I used the old school way of diagnosing. I disconnected sensors to put PCM in back-up mode, so it would disregard the data from that... Trouble codes: 34 (detonation sensor).
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1995 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L no-run VIN: 4N2DN11W9S
After about 1 week, it got to the point where it would crank and not run for a longer period, it ended up having no fuel pressure in this condition, I went to the fuel pump relay and bypassed it and i had fuel pressure. After doingsome basic checks i replaced ...
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Starting VIN: 5N1BV28U54
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED. I CHECKED ALL THAT YOU SUGESTED AND FOUND NO PROBLEM... GO FIGURE... ONE THING THAT I SAW THAT WAS QUESTIONABLE WAS THE ANTI-THEFT REMOVABLE KEY... IT WAS AN AFTERMARKET ONE, SO I JUST CONNECTED IT ALL AS IT CAME FROM THE MANUFAC...
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2004 Nissan Patrol 3.0L Lack of power VIN: JN1TANY61Z
Sorry for delay in closing the post.We renewed fuel injection pump, road tested the vehicle and everything is fine. This car fuel injection pump is not repairable like older version of diesel engine so we replaced the fuel pump assemble, no way to repair. Than...
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1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3EJ46CXT
Thanks to all that replied, The fix was timing belt tensioner,it did not get re placed with timing belt. Thanks,Ray Trouble codes: P0300.
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAA2997X
Thanks for the replies. After hours of testing and tracing circuts and pin testing and replacing and swaping O2 sensors, and swaping out ECU with a "borrowed" ECU from a known good car, we sent the car to the Porsche dealer (they had replaced the ECU previousl... Trouble codes: P1115 (heating curent too low), P1119 (heating curent too low).
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1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6558X
the green test connector was connected and that what was causing all the codes and flashing check engine lite. thanks to all espially Ron from New York. Trouble codes: P0500, P1101, P1540, P1121, P1100, P0130.
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1NXAE09B4S
The fix ended up being the crankshaft sensor was not changing resistance when hot, chill spray helped find this difficult problem. Thanks for all the suggestions. The key was that the ignition timing was not advancing w/ rpm when hot. We removed the crankshaft...
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2000 Toyota oah 2184CC Excessive Emissions VIN: CR40-00249
hi : this vehicle needed a proper tuning done to it and also i cleaned the inter cooler,this cooler was block with oil residue from the turbo,everything is good now .
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