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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUYP54B21
I'm using a Ross Tech Vag Com to diagnose this code. Is there a specific measuring block that will tell me the output for the exhaust temperature sensor? I'm assuming there is, but I'm having trouble locating it's number in the info that I have. Trouble codes: P1455 (exhaust temp sensor)
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Door Locks VIN: WBAGH8338X
This 740il right front door will not open from the iside or outside.When pulling the inner handle to lock knob comes up but will not release the door latch. The power lock acuator may be in the arrested position, the acuator does not appear to make any noise. ...
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Brake Pads VIN: WBAET37432
Hello all, we just recently did a full four wheel brake job for this customer due to all four corners being flat worn out just above 10% pad life left. We replaced all pads, rotors, and wear sensors with new BMW parts from dealer. Problem is when moving in eit...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G6CD5338L
THis vehicle has no miss. When you put it in drive it does't stall. It only acts up when you are going down the road. When you accelerate it surges up and down. Any helpful suggestions would be appreciated thanks
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start VIN: 1G6KD52B65
Hello, I've been working on the Cadi for going on 4 weeks. This car came to me without any maintenance at all. Still oem wires, o2's plugs, you get it. Cold start problem, low fuel pressure every morning, once the car is started no problems. If you cycle the s...
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2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L body VIN: 1G6KD54Y74
Hello everyone; I hope someone can help out. This car came in for a vibration at low speed. It is a higher frequency noise that can be felt in the steering wheel and the body. It almost sounds like a noisy level ride compressor or a.i.r. pump (buzz or hum) It ...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L computer VIN: 1GNDT13WOS
Vehicle will not comunicate with smog machine.Scan tool comunicates no problemb 2007 domestic or global obd2, no trouble codes.Replaced vcm with used unit with no change.I had simular problemb with a simular vehicle vcm fixed it.Not so lucky this time.Does smo...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L engine VIN: 1GNDT13W7T
car came in for a no start found air intake boot ripped replaced air intake boot got car to start and run but has a random missfire on all cylinders checked cam sensor found at 1000 rpm would go to -6 adjuted to -1 at 1000 rpm replaced spark plugs,cap,rotor st...
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L tcc lock up VIN: 1G1ND52J91
came in with code p0741- tcc inop. and fluid burnt with only 51k, replaced trans and test drove and code came back, replaced valve body and drove and code came back, took to dealer and had tsb for similar problem and had reflashed and all seems ok but when dri...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L hvac VIN: 1GCCT19W81
hey all, this truck has intermitant poor air flow from vents on heating (did not notice problem in summer with a/c). after approx 2 hours of driving hwy the mode switches and almost no air flow can be felt from any one vent, seems to be like a stuck blend door...
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 3.5L steering VIN: 1G1ZT64834
most of the time you have to keep pushing right on the steering wheel to keep it going straight.when idling you can turn to the right it returns faster and further then when you turn to the left? .customer had it alighn in 04/2008 . instaled new GM column in...
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2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L strut mounts VIN: KL1TD52625
hey all. this little car makes noise in the front suspension. taced it to worn strut mounts. replaced mounts and now its back with same noise. the mounts have worn to the shape of the strut socket of the body. the body is concaved and the mounts are flat. the ...
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Temp Air Door VIN: 2CNDL63F56
Hi This car came in with an inop temp door. Upon Inspection it was determined that the door was broken where it connects to the door actuator. I ordered a new door from GM and after installing the door the actuator will not line up without putting way too much...
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2007 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L horns VIN: 1G1ZS58F07
hey guys thanks in advance. this car was driven in because the horn was blaring and would't stop. when she got here it had burn't out the horns. the strange thing is if you pull out the relay power stops at the horn. when the relay gets plugged back in the pow...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L cab VIN: 1C4GP54L3W
I have this van with an intermittent DTC 31, "Controller Antilock Brakes power feed circuit". I`m hoping some of you Chrysler techs can offer some insight, especially if there is a pattern failue I should focus on. Thanks to all for taking the time to read thi...
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1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Stall VIN: 1B3EJ56H5S
Customer complaint was dies while driving. We found it only dies at stop signs or after long idle in the shop.The first time we got it to die in the shop it set the CES light with a code 24. THe MAP tested OK initially but we saw 2 brief glitches where the map...
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2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L 2-4 solenoid VIN: 1B3EJ46X1Y
This customer complained of a harsh 1-2 shift then stick in 2nd. I cleared codes to cancel limp in mode and car shifted fine. Theres a loud wheel bearing type noise at all speeds but seems worse when the car is not in limp in mode. Today the vehicle began inte...
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Batt./Brake lamps VIN: 4B3AG42G11
I guess it's backwards day today. At 5:15 on a Friday I'm puzzled. Any ideas as to why these warning indicators seem to be functioning exactly opposite of how they should be? Thanks in advance for your help. Have a good weekend. Joel @ [...]'s.
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.7L Wipers VIN: 3D7KS28DX6
The wipers only work on high, will not park in down position, wipers stop wherever when the switch is turned off. The only thing I'm coming up with is what ALLDATA calls the "Totaly intergrated power module" Dodge dealer wants $388.00 for module. I want to be ...
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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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1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L valvetrain noise VIN: 1FALP47V2T
after replaced the heads with customer suplied used heads and started the car now have very loud upper end sounds like too much valve clearance have not checked timing but tools locked every thing down and when installed the balancer it was right on tdc mark w...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L heater core VIN: 1FALP52U8V
car came in for a no heat problem. did a system flush, still no heat, had hot coolent on one side but not the other side of the heater core, took the lines off the heater core and ran water though it, heat was there. customer took it, came back a week later, n...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L headlights VIN: 1FAFP6535X
The vehicle came in with the headlights on with the switch in the off position. It has been going on for a few weeks. It is not equipped with DRl's or fog lights. On occasion the condition corrects itself and they work normally. With the condition present I ha...
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1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FM2U34E2X
this suv will not start intermittently after short drive and short about 15 min soak.cranks but no start.fuel pressure good-60/65 psi.has spark at no start.it is so intermittent that i have not been able to have scan tool on it when it acts up.no codes in engi...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1135X
this is the only time we have seen this car. the belt is probly original.
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1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L white puffy smoke VIN: 1FDWE30F5X
this vehicle has a lot of thick white smoke as you are driving it with low power after engine is at normal temperature and when in idle when you press down on accelarator. water and oil is not mixing plz help.also it smells like raw diesel fuel.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 4wd operation VIN: 1FMZU73E62
thanks to all who read this. we disassembled the transfer case in this explorer to replace leaking seals. after back together the 4wd ind. is flashing and system does not work. rechecked assembly and all seems good. found napafix article referring to poor grou...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Differential VIN: 1FMZU77E82
Hi Guys, This truck came in with the complaint of when the 4 wheel drive is turned on the front end pulls to the left and makes a load noise. So when I test drove the truck it drives fine in 2 wheel drive but as soon as it enters 4 wheel drive it starts making...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L drivetrain VIN: 1FTNX21L02
OK Ford guys, I hope someone has seen this before. When you drive this F250 super duty down the road you hit a bump, large or small there is a bad vibration sometimes worse than other times in the front end/drivetrain.You hit another bump and it stops compleat...
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU17W13
Well, got this expedition in couple days ago. All the codes listed above were present. Engine skipping, low power. Scan PID's showed Bank 1 running very rich- LTFT- -25%, Bank 2 running lean- LTFT- +15% to +25%. Vacuum gauge shows a steady 18in. Fuel pressure ... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0304-), P0304 (P0172- Bank 1 rich), P0172 (Bank 1 rich), P0174 (Bank 2 lean)
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNW21PO3
Vehicle will start but not accerate and stalls when dropped into gear Icp pressure at 330 and 85% We know there is a pressure problem We found a bad icp and changed it We grounded ipr and cranked pressure is low we disconnected the idm and cranked with ipr gro...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF21536
I really need some help! This vehicle first came in with an intermittent loss of oil pressure. It had not had the oil changed in about 15000 miles and was using 10w30 oil. But did not have that much debris for such horrible maintenance. I cleaned out the oil p... Trouble codes: P0345 (Camshaft position sensor A circuit bank 2), P0349 (Camshaft Position Sensor A circuit intermittent bank 2)
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2001 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTFG25M11
i am working on 2001 gmc 2500 van with 5.0 engine.check engine light was on po200 and po300 codes were store in ecm and engine was running very rich.we replaced the fuel injectors as an assembly.engine ran fine for 1000 mile and came back with same problem aga... Trouble codes: P0300, P0200
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2006 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 534811GKDT
I was going to clean the injectors on my sons truck and we decided to pull the fuel pump relay to shut the pump off.Must have caused something to go wrong because the truck wouldn't turn over at all(prior to this there was no problems at all).Put the relay bac... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire), P0443, P0506, P0787, P0973, P0976 (shift solenoid B control circuit low)
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L od light flashes VIN: 2HGES16581
there is a code p1705. intermitently, the od light flashes and the check engine light comes on. this might go for a week or more before it happens and then again it may happen once a day for a period. i have replaced the position sensor.it seems to be worse in...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56435
Hey all, have kind of a weird one here. This accord runs fine but pops this lean code. Found p0171, so I reset it and road tested STFT is +20% to +15% and its driving the LTFT lean also. When it came in the LTFT was about +20%. I looked at the MAF and it looks... Trouble codes: P0171
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A31
car came in barely running-had to hold down accelerator keep from stalling --throwing fault code for p0505-tested and replaced IACV --still problem exists--checked wiring to ecu-found all ok--found ecu smelling like burnt electrical compenent--replaced ecu and... Trouble codes: P0505
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Stall VIN: IJ4GZ78Y3S
Hail Jeep gurus! definitely need your help on this one! It starts, but dies within a second. With key on, mt2500 scanner confirms Auto Shutdown "off" and Fuel Allowed "ON". as soon as engine starts, Auto Shutdown comes "ON" followed by Fuel allowed "OFF"and di...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L steering wheel VIN: 1J4GW68N9X
How do you get the steering wheel off this car. we are trying to replace the clockspring. I tried using a hook type puller. I drilled and tapped to use my steering wheel puller and pulled those threads out. I am at a loss there must be some kind of a way. than...
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: KNDJB7239X
Thanks for looking at my problem. Vehicle came in running very poorly. Numerous misfires and codes present were p0300, p0301, p0302, p0303, p0304, p0422, p0101. We replaced spark plugs, ignition wires and coils per other posts on iatn. Vehicle is running good ...
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDJD73333
This suv was towed in for a smog (expired tags). Upon putting it on the analyzer we noticed that at 25, the co was at 1.5% which is rich for this car. The second time it was at 25mph, the co was now .6 which is normal. This happened within 2mins of the other...
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1989 Mazda B2200 2.2L No Start VIN: JM2UF1131K
hello, i have 1989 mazda b2200 pickup that i was trying to help my buddy out with this. it came to me with a blown headgasket/no start. i removed the head and replaced the gasket. changed oil and filled with coolant.i started and it ran for about 20 minutes an...
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1990 Mazda B2600 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2VF414XL
we have one here that we need to be able to turn the check engine light off. we have the snapon modous and did as it said but light stays on has anyone got any ideas...thanks in advance everyone
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1996 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Head Bolts VIN: JM1TA2226T
Hello guys and girls. I have a question about the head bolts on a Miller Cycle engine in a Mazda Millenia. The dealer and Alldata say the max. stretched length of the bolts is 5.217 inches. When i measure the ones in the car, i only have about 4.5 inches on av...
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2000 Mazda B3000 SX 3.0L wipers VIN: 4F4YR12V9Y
Hello techs, i have a 2000 mazda b3000( ford ranger). customer complains that the wipers will continue to run when the swithch is in the off park position. customer replaced the multifunction switch himself with an aftermarket part, but problem still occures....
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2002 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH1BJ22622
when i start the car the o2 readings will both drop very low. ie. sensor 1 at 0.035 sensor 2 at 0.100. i smoke tested it. fuel pressure is in range. monotored scan data, coolant and intake air temp are within range. thottle position sensor sweeps ok. mass air ... Trouble codes: P0131, P0140
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2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A53
Replaced the upr and lwr manifold gaskets (from Mazda dealer)because of the codes:P0171 and P0174. After running 30 kms, same MILs came on again. Engine running is very smooth and sound level is normal. I inspected the vacuum hoses and exhaust side crack visua... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean bank1), P0174 (system too lean bank2)
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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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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L vibration at idle VIN: SAJDA14C6Y
car came in complaining about a vibration at idle and if you put the car in reverse the whole car shakes, it does shake in drive but not as much as reverse. if you apply a little gas the vibration goes away. all data has a tsb for harmonic balancer, but i am n...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL600 5.8L warning lights VIN: WDBPJ78J91
Hi this car came in with a frozen water pump, damaged pulleys and belt. We fixed and all was fine. He was from out of town so he has left this car for 3 weeks. Battery went dead, no key for trunk to get to battery, so we supplied enough power to open the trunk...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWF161L3X
Ok FORD and MERCURY TECHS I have 99 cougar in my shop and this is a close freind that Iam trying to help,but did not know that some one had allready tried to fix this problem.My freind lost his key to his car and some one tried to change the cylinder lock and ...
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2001 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61LO1
car is a no start. Has no spark. Crank position sensor is functioning correctly. Has fuel pressure all the time. Coil has been replaced. All power and grounds are available at the ecm. Power is available at the coil pack while cranking. One question I have is ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0304
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L balancer VIN: JA4MR41H9S
Hi all I have got one that is driving me crazy. As I stated in the History I installed a new balancer about 5 months ago because the bolt had backed out of the old one. The customer told me that this was the second time it had happened except the first time th...
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2006 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5Y2SL65846
this vehicle came to us from other shop they had replaced the pcm for the ses light coming on.wereplaced every sensor we could think that would be related to a post 02 sensor ciruit fault and have monitored the circuit for false voltage readings but have not s... Trouble codes: P0136, P0136
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: YS3EF48Z91
This one came in with a complaint of battery dying overnight even though the battery had been replaced the day before by the dealer. It was indeed dead so the battery was trickle charged for 24 hours and load tested, good. When the battery was reconnected, th...
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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Security VIN: Y23FD49Y96
I have a 06 Saab 9-3 that the local body shop towed in today. They told me they had replaced the clock spring and now the vehicle will not start. When I insert the key fob, messages on the information center says key not accepted & contact Saab Dealer. The key...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 453BG6850W
This car came in for head gaskets, after changing head gaskets the car has to be reved to make it even move the tranny is full of fluid but still hardly moves in any gear. when is is running the front cat gets glowing red, i've checked map, cooling sensor,mass...
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2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L transaxle/transfer case VIN: 4S3BH6864Y
AWD Subaru acts like clutch slipping. You can wind it up to 3K and it will slowly start moving. Pulled transmission and inspected clutch, had been hot but not worn out. Replaced clutch, pressure plate etc. and reassembled. Was OK for 1/4 mile and then there wa...
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2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on, slight knocking VIN: JT3HP10VXY
Thank you in advance Toyota gurus.New customer, overall condition of vehicle good. During test drive with scan tool engine had slight pinging under load. PO401 resets after two test drives. Replaced modulator and VSV after checking valve manually and visual on... Trouble codes: P0401
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2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TASM92NXY
This truck will crank over and run for about 3 seconds then die. If you cycle the ignition switch it will do the same thing. This is a California Emmisions vehicle and I have the codes mentioned above. We have tried 3 coils swapped to different positions, ECU,... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0305-), P0305 (p0310-), P0310 (p0315-), P0315 (testing and results)
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E73
We did smoke testing before we started this help request, but one recommendation was to smoke it and then apply a little shop air. This showed us a leak in the three way suction pump purge valve that did not show before. Still had little or no boost. Identi... Trouble codes: P0299 (turbo underboost).
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2007 Audi Q7 4.2L Misfire VIN: WA1AV74L57
Yes it seems that you are all correct in replacing all the coils. We have signal to all of them so the ECU must be doing it's job. Had to order the coils so it will be next week before we see them. Thanks for all the help George Trouble codes: 4608 (see manual).
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1990 BMW 325i 2.5L SRS Airbag VIN: WBABB1315M
Thank you all for your replies. A special thanks goes to Scott [...] who pointed me in the same direction as Scott. The TSB # 72 02 91 (3338), gives the proper fix for the ...
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L intermediate shaft VIN: WBANB33514
Many thanks to all who replied. It is best to have the scan tool to set the servo motors to the service position but several replies said the motors will relearn the stop position by screwing the motors in until they touch the flanges, align the motors in the ...
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2008 BMW 528i 3.0L SRS light VIN: WBANU53538
Thanks for your help, you were absolutely right, after contacting my scaner manufacturer, the interface needs to be updated to communicate. Thank you
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1994 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L heater VIN: 1G4BN52P9R
thanks for the help we ended up putting a 180 F thermostat in it flushed the coolant due to electrolysis had about 900mv in coolant, and coolant was rusty in color. customer didnt want to spend the money for a heater core, i do believe she needs a heater core ...
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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L abs VIN: 1G6KY549VU
vehicle is fixed 3 e,mails were right on the money , replace left speed senser harness , and there was a tsb to do this , thanks to all who helped kevin
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Cuts out VIN: W06VR54R7Y
Hello. I would like to thank the three people that replied for their time.It turned out to be the mass air flow sensor. It's well understood that the practice of clearing codes when only one service is performed is not the best, but when the boss dictates t...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Voltmeter VIN: 1G1YY078XG
Thanks to all that responded. I still didn't get that tsb. I am pretty sure that all it is is an explanation as to this being a normal condition, and i just wanted to show that to the customer. Some guys are just really stubborn, and just don't want to believe...
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1994 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GBKC34FXR
It was the PMD witch had already been replaced.Thanks for all the help almost everyone got it correct.
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1998 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GCFC29S1W
I replaced the injection pump, problem is gone, truck runs great! Thanks for the help
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2000 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L MIL Lamp on, P171 VIN: 1Y1SK528SY
I WENT THROUGH ALL THE READINGS AND COMPARED TO WHAT ALL DATA HAD AGAIN AND THEY WERE STILL ALL CORRECT SO I JUST PUT A MAF SENSOR IN IT TO SEE WHAT HAPPENS AND IT FIXED THE CAR AND THE LT FUEL TRIM IS 5% RIGHT WHERE IT SHOULD BE. THANK YOU FOR ALL THE HELP. Trouble codes: P0171.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L gearbox? VIN: 1GCEK19T04
RECIEVED 14 POSTS ON THIS ONE-MOST CONCERNING THE STEERING SHAFT LUBE PROBLEM.WE HAD RUN INTO SEVERAL WITH THAT MALADY AND REPAIRED THEM BUT THIS NOISE WAS'NT A CLUNK OR POP ON TURNS BUT A OBVIOUS VIBRATION TRANSMITTING UP THROUGH WHEEL.ALSO NOTED RETURN HOSE ...
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2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3GNEK12T35
A very good cleaning of the t-body and double injector flush seams to be fixing these trucks. The one that still had a complaint hasnt booked in for further diag so unfortunatly i will need to close without knowing. Poss they need some relearn on the closed tr... Trouble codes: P101, P300.
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Starter
Thanks everybody. Another set of new modules, reprogrammed with Chrysler DRBIII fix it. This is the description of the anti-theft system. Large metallic objects, or items such as magnetic pass-keys, may cause vehicle starting problems. These devices do not ca...
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Alternator VIN: 3B7MF33CX2
I found a solution but did not find the exact problem. Carl from Texas gave me an idea that I had to run with.Im out of time and have lost enough money.Replaced alternator with internal regulator.I had lost buss signal from ECM to PCM.This truck gets the sourc...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18D35
Well guys, this one isn't fixed, I had neglected to say that one of the first things I checked out was the trans fluid condition and level, and the lock up clutch isn't staying on, would have made life easy if that's what it had been. Fuel pressures are good, ...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7KS28C46
Thanks to Jonathan [...], he provided all the procedure info and his personal advise during the whole repair process. This truck is fixed and here is the info: First is good to know that this DTC set when there is a consider deviation between actual fuel rai... Trouble codes: P0148 (high pressure common rail hpcr checksum).
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTJX35F5V
I HAVE REPLACED THE CAM SENSOR . I THINK IT IS FIXED BUT THE CUSTOMER HAS NOT CONFIRMED .IO AM WAITING ON THI CONFIRMATION. I WILL LET YOU KNOE WHEN IT COMES THRU.
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L9W
thank you techs for your replies.we had the computer reflashed and this did not solve the problem.since we had the trans code for epc failure,we had the trans checked by our local trans specialist who told us the trans is wasted.customer is putting the repa... Trouble codes: P1747.
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L9W
thank you techs for your replies.we had the computer reflashed and this did not solve the problem.since we had the trans code for epc failure,we had the trans checked by our local trans specialistwho told us the trans is wasted. customer is putting the repair ... Trouble codes: P1747.
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2002 Ford F F650 7.2L hydromax VIN: 3FDNF65H12
The connection between the fuse panel and the GEM showed slight signs of corrosion. Cleaning this corrosion did not help. A new GEM module was installed and reprogramed by a Ford dealership to recalibrate the speedometer. The GEM was triggering the amber li...
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2000 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L evap, O2 heater VIN: 1GTFG25M2Y
Thanks to all who responded..And yes, being in Pa., the vehicle would have passed emissions testing with two monitors not run. The problem was that the coolant and air temps were too far apart, and after letting the customer take the vehicle home and driving i...
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2004 GMC Savana 2500 4.8L steering box (front end) VIN: 1GTGG25V04
First of all may I say this is the first time using this resource I am overly impressed with the help and responses,as far as the repair went we changed the steeering box agaign although both boxes were brand new AC delco, the second one seems to have cured th...
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L wipers VIN: 5FNRL1855A
well thank u for the help but this one is fubar, installed both mutiplex controllers, new wiper stalk switch, tried 2 different wiper motors,int wiper relays, triple checked wirng and ran threw flow chart 3 times.All tests show it should work , still have lo &...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4GZ58S0R
We rechecked the values on the TPS,it read .74 volts.We had installed a Napa Echlin TPS,we removed the brass bushings in the screw holes and it gave us enough movement to adjust it to read .90 volts(it's supposed to be 1.0 volts),cleared Block Learn/Fuel Trim ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L heater VIN: 1J4GW48S4Y
Hi and a big thank you to everybody who responded. I replaced the radiator cap. It did not hold pressure. The water pump had been replaced about a year ago by someone else so I kind of had to assume that it was ok. I removed the hoses and forced high pressure ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L oil light VIN: 1J4GL4862W
Thanks to all who replied we installed a factory oil sender and cleaned conector the jeep left 2 days ago and all has been good thanks again.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L starter VIN: 1J8GW58J23
Thank you to all that responded,most said to change starter,and that was the problem.Like the post said the owner said it would click,but it wasn't the starter sol. clicking it was the relays in the under hood power distribution center.Today was the first time...
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L long crank VIN: WDBBA45AXD
Once again I would like to thank all the members for their replies and good information. The reason this car could not maintain fuel pressure was due to two factors: 1) A faulty leaking accumulator, which I replaced along with the fuel pump check valve. an...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E430 4Matic 4.3L windows, seats, mirrors, wipers VIN: WDBJF83J72
I found a network connector and starting unplugging systems. found that the drivers seat module was shuting down the network, replace module all is well.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C32 AMG 3.2L interior fusebox VIN: WDBRF65J82
Okay, iATN helped me fix this car overnight! all replies except for one indicated that the CANbus "b" was not going to sleep, due to a module not sleeping, and 90% of the replies also said the front seat control modules were at fault. I rigged the doors clos...
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2001 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L Dome lamps,door locks,Dash display VIN: 4N2ZN16T01
Thanks to all who offered guidance on this vehicle, unfortunately the customer never returned for further testing! I learned from the responses that the root cause of my concerns was most likely a poor ground, with the ground connection near the accelerator pe...
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L shift interlock VIN: 1G3GR62C6W
The customer called and stated that he had not had any more problems with the vehicle since he had us look at it. Thanks to all who replied, however i'm afraid I dont have much in the way of what repaired the vehicle?!? Again thanks to all who replied! Steve
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L codes in pcm VIN: 1G2NF52E81
while we found several problems with tampering on this vehicle we did not get cruise control to work yet.we have u1000 code in pcm immediately after clearing.we did find drivers speaker in door was disconnected which cured our missing chime alarm.we repaired c... Trouble codes: U1000 (serial 2 communication).
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2005 Porsche 911 Turbo S 3.6L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAB29905
I was fixed the car it's poor crankshaft position sensor connector terminals.Thank your help. Trouble codes: P0335, P0336, P0337, P0338.
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1999 Saturn SL 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZF5285X
had to wait for customer to return with vehicle. she said light would come on every so often, not regularly. Well we got extremely lucky while checking our connections again the ugly fault raised it's head. The new sensor would drop the signal. Ordered a new o... Trouble codes: P0500 (vss malfuntion).
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2005 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1G8AJ52F95
The pedal fixed the problem. I did monitor the data and looked at the graph and never saw a drop out in the data or the graph. I also couldn't duplicate the problem and for some reason the freeze frame data didn't help. I may have missed something while testin... Trouble codes: P2138 (accelerator pedal position sensor).
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2002 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4S3BH89652
Thanks to all who helped. This one will be traded back to Subaru on a newer model. Trans slippage will be the culprit here, & with this milage the customer opted for a trade-in on an 08' Thanks again members
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L radiator VIN: JF1GG29672
The car has only been gone for 2 weeks now and has been fine. Only time will truly tell. I am almost 100% sure we have fixed the problem with the updated radiator from subaru. The updated radiator is twice as big (core size) and the cap on the radiator will ma...
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