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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L steering VIN: 2HNYD18692
no work was carried out on the ps system. started motor--ps pump making noise--topped off fluid-no change flushed system with honda ps fluid--still noisy pump, still air in system any suggestions--i dont have a ps flushing machine has anyone seen this befo...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L No lights on instrument cluster VIN: WAVZZZ4F26
Hi everybody, i need your help on this Audi A6, if i on the ignition the windows will work, lights, A/C will show off but it doesn't come on, no lights on instrument cluster only the parking brake light shows and the starter kicks but the car doesn't start, th...
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1991 BMW 735i 3.5L oil filter housing VIN: WBAGB4315M
hello, this is my service manager car. there is a noise inside the oil filter housing that sound like rattling pcv when revving the engine. i can feel the vibration on the housing. i'm thinking it might be antidrain valve,is this thing simple to fix? thanks, r...
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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Radio VIN: WBABS53412
I have a radio that has no sound. Everything on the radio works but no sound, popping or anything. CD operation good as well and no sound as well. Body Shop just repaired drivers door from an accident. Any idea's? related to accident. Condition occured just af...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L radio and temp selector VIN: 1G4HR52L8R
The radio will switch stations at will and also when changing heater temp settings. The heat temp settings will change on their own and blower fan will turn on when set to off. this car does NOT have any controls on the steering wheel only on dash and radio. T...
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2001 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: W06VR54R41
Hello to all, Need some help on this Catera. Vehicle came in po171 po174 po302 po303 po305. and a high idle problem vehicle had high idle prior to misfire replaced plugs and coil packs misfire gone still idles around 1100-1200 checked fuel pressure @ 30 PSI KO... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYEE63706
this vehicle was in a front end collision - came from body shop - cam sensor and actuator readings ok at cold start up - as it reachs operating temp misfire and mil - checked wiring ok - using tech 2 with candi module for diag - any help would be appreciated Trouble codes: P0021, P0300, P0348
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1991 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19K0M
Hey guys, have a weird one here. This pickup is a well maintained old girl, engine replaced within 100,000km. Misfire is present at idle, idle is around 1000rpm, a little high. Cylinders six and seven(near back of engine on opposite sides of engine)misfire at ...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19K3R
Afternoon, All. I have a k1500 Chev 5.7L in the shop that will not start when it is cold (below 35 degrees), has good spark, and the injectors are spraying gas.There are no codes, history or present. Tried to prime with gas, still no start.Once it warms up,(af...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L hard start VIN: 1GCDT19X7V
Customer complains of hard to start when cold. Other mechanic could not duplicate complaint but found plugs fouled, a bad O2 sensor and cleaned the fuel system. Truck came back with same complaint. Unable to duplicate his compalint. Since it was a cold start p...
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W4W
i have a 98 blazer with cel light on custemr complant was it runs ruff i tested for the injectors and found that # 2 and 5 did not afect the way it ran so i replaced the injector sistem with the new and inproved ones from deler did not help replaced cap after ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Misfire VIN: 2G1WF55E12
This car came in for random misfiring so i gave it full tune up including coils and module.The vehicle comes back and they say it is still doing the same thing.So i test drive it to duplicate problem.Customer says it only does it at low speeds,so I shift it do...
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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L all lights on dash VIN: 1G1JC12F85
Customer came in with the complaint of all the dash lights flickering on and off and the gauges sweep just like when you first start the vehicle. pulled all the trouble codes and cleared them all. Test drove vehicle for 3 days with no problem and started this ... Trouble codes: U1064 (pcm loss of comm with bcm), U1088 (bcm loss of comm with sir), U1088 (bcm loss of comm with sir), U1000 (radio loss of comm with sir), U1016 (sir loss of comm with bcm/pcm/vcm)
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L ebcm VIN: 1GNDT13525
driver was stuck in deep snow checked all wiring to sensors and ebcm
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2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L Mechanical VIN: KLAVA6927Y
Vehicle thru timimg belt. Looking for some intake and exhaust valves to repair engine head or a good used engine head. Any sources? Thanks, John
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1992 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L chassis VIN: 1B4GH44R1N
when first taking off the van wobble really bad from side to side. all of the suspension and steering parts are in good condition. the tires are new. when getting to speed the wobble seems to get better. on the lift if you block a wheel and apply the brakes wh...
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1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL23X1T
Hi folks, Customer has no complaint about engine performance. The MIL won't stay off. After clearing codes the MIL will come on after a day or so, setting codes PO300 Thru PO306. I noticed fuel pressure on the low side, so I replaced the fuel pump assembly w... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Hesitation, No Power on Accel VIN: 2B4GP2432Y
Vehicle came in for trans not shifting properly and engine light on. Found multiple dtc's for trans, mostly shift solenoid faults. Replaced solenoid pack and cleared codes, road tested vehicle and trans shifted. Engine light stayed off but the vehicle has no p...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4D7KU28013
When this truck came in it was running very poorly and sounded pretty bad. I had a p0300 random missfire, a p0204 cylinder 4 injector fault, p0208 cylinder 8 injector fault. I replaced 4 and 8 injectors and could not get vehicle to start. I then replaced all 1... Trouble codes: P2106, P2108 (ETC module performance)
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L No down shift VIN: 3D7MX46C56
Hi, this truck came in for a leak. The trans fluid was dark and the customer opted for a rebuilt @ 64,000 miles. This truck is in a fleet and no one could tell me if the truck had any problems before I got it. During the rebuild I found that 2nd gear band was ...
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1989 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L shifting VIN: 1FAPP31X6K
customer brought car to me with complaint of losing gears after warm up.(just goes into neutral,no forward or reverse).he requested me to change the fluid and filter because he had never done it since he bought it used and didn't know the service history.befor...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15U7W
Hi all, This ford came in with the code listed above. The customer was driving through the desert when the syncronizer went bad. A friend of his replaced it, and they were on their way. When it got to us, we replaced the cmp sensor due to damage, and after mul... Trouble codes: P1309
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA5247Y
this is for ford tech out there,2ooo windstar was towed in,my friend mechanic replaced one brake light bulb and clean battery post after that theft light is flashing rapidly with key on and cranking position.vehicle was ruanning goog before this.I scanned for ... Trouble codes: B1260
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FMRU15W23
Customer returned with a poor run problem. we scanned for stored codes and found 4 ign. coil codes -4 -5 -6 & -8 but also found a P0320 IGN/DIST engine speed circuit fault. we cannot get this one to act up in the shop, should we just replace all the coils and ... Trouble codes: P0320 (IGN/DIST engine speed circuit fault), P0354 (IGN coil D pr/sec circuit fault), P0355 (IGN coil E ......), P0356 (IGN coil F.....), P0358 (IGN coil H....)
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07643
Hello,Need some help with this one please. Truck came in with a rough idle,ck engine light on.Checked codes,p-0171,p0175,p0356,replaced #6 coil and plug,cleared codes,roadtested.p-0356 did not return, but lean and rich code did.Smoked motor,replaced leaking EG... Trouble codes: P0171, P0175, P0356
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2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU73K14
HI I have an Explorer that is making a whisling noise when you get the moter warmed up and you need to be diving around 60 mph and 1900 rpms to get it to make the noise. I have talked to Identifix and they told me to block off all extra vacume ports. this mad ...
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2005 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Fuel pressure VIN: 1FMPU16S15
Truck came in for an oil change. Shortly after we drove it out and it died in the parking lot. It had no fuel pressure in the lines. My tech said it had power back at the pump so he put a new pump in. It still does not start, if you leave it for 10 minutes it ...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L 4x4 VIN: 1FTPW14545
Customer said truck shift to 4x4 on its own she has been able to shift to 4x4 than back to 2wd and it will be ok for a while. This morning it did it agine she could not get it out of 4x4 and when she tried to turn it would bind almost to the point the truck wo...
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1985 GMC S15 High Sierra 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, TIMMING ADVANCE VIN: 1GTCT14B2F
Truck came in for oil leak from intake manifold gasket (back of engine) R&R intake manifold gaskets, cleaned egr ports, new o ring seal to distributor, reset timming to 8 deg. and this thing starts and runs with a bad shake at idle 780 to 800 rpm, on accelerat...
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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1HGCG66501
To all; Thanks for taking time to read this. I am feeling kind of dumb right now. I have this Accord that one of the other guys in the shop replaced the timing belt on and sent out the door. Today it came back on the hook not running, and with an oil leak. The...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L reflash VIN: 1HGCM82603
Transaxle just replaced here after dealer refused warranty. Factory Honda reman unit has a warning tag requiring reflash when this trans installed in a 2003 Accord V/6 as per bulletin 03-070. We have the Teradyne Honda pocket scan tool. Can it be flashed using...
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L insrument cluster and gauges, also radio lighting VIN: 5FNRL38495
this problem intermittly occured with me one time while testdriving vehicle. when the lighting went out i started slowing down, and everything came back on. i have cked all grounds for looseness and all connections at fuse blocks and connectors common to circu...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJW35F6Y
hello guys i need some help here fixing this evap system. i just cannot find the purge control solenoid valve. done multiple tests and repairs to this system and i cannot seem to ferret it out. i dont have any literature to help me so i am basically flying bli... Trouble codes: P0441 (evap system incorrect purge flow)
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2005 Infiniti QX56 5.6L Axle Shaft VIN: 5N3AA08C05
This one came in for a sound in the front end. Sounded like maybe a wheel bearing or front drive shaft. We found the right side axle had partially came out of the differential tube an inch or so causing it to move up and down as the axle rolled. We unbolted th...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No lights, no start, transmitter won't lock/unloc VIN: SAJDA01C6Y
Drove into shop, shut off vehicle. Later, went to start vehicle and I have no crank, no lights, key fob will not lock/unlock doors or pop trunk. Radio will turn on. Red LED light on dash flashes when trying to start. No owner's manual available to see if anti-...
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA69S64
Hello Thanks for your in advance. Jeep came in with codes P0171 & P0174 Lean on both front & rear Banks. Found fuel pressure to be low. So we replaced fuel pump now we have 57PSI & reset all adaptives & did a drive cycle. While on drive cycle found LT front @ ... Trouble codes: P0171 (1/1 Fuel System Lean), P0174 (1/2 Fuel System Lean)
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: KNADC12311
fuel system monitor and cat monitor wont run.change mass sensor and upstream o2 sensor. fuel trim short term 4.6%- 7% long term stays 0%. smoke test for vacum leaks ok . thanks for any help.
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12524
I have a Kia Rio that sets a P0101 code intermittently and seems to hesitate when taking off from a stop only when code is set. Clear code and road tested several miles without any problems. Code does not set and air flow meter is within range at .450. Range s... Trouble codes: P0101
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1996 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Transfer Case VIN: SALJY1283T
We are trying to replace the transfer case with a used unit. I have recieved 2 so far and they both have electrical connections on the top that our old one did not. One is for a nuetral indicator light and the other is for a Interlock solenoid. I'm getting con...
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L gauges VIN: JTUF11E3M0
hello folks, this ls400 has had its foot engaged in my rearend for 2 days. it has been blowing fuses. lots of fuses but pimarily the ecu-b and gauges fuse in the under dash fuse box. When it came inall systems were dead with the main 120amp fuse blown. After r...
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1987 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L No Start VIN: 1LN8M82F7H
has anyone come across this problem? first time you start the car it fires right up turn it off and then it will not start no injecter pulse. but if you spray carb cleaner it starts right up. all input to computeer is good icm is good spark and fuel pressure i...
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2002 Mazda Miata 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB35392
Came in this morning with light on, code P0455 stored evap gross leak. Gas cap was tight. Checked hoses front to rear, disconnected and made sure we could blow thru hoses. Did continuity tests on solenoid under hood and at rear, right there near right rear tir... Trouble codes: P0455 (evap gross leak)
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L upper engine VIN: 1YVFP80D83
good evening, i hope somebody can help me with this mazda. customer was on a trip and the engine "died" on the highway. the car was towed to the nearest shop and the engine was diagnosed as being "seized". the customer had it towed to our shop for an opinion,...
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2005 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Mechanical VIN: JM1FE1Z395
This car was in an accident from the rear that bent the muffler pipe. Then the customer drove the vehicle like that about 45 miles to the body shop where they said it was running rough but was still running. They started it 3 more times and then it after that ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA57E4S
the vehicle starts and runs great. the only concern is the check engine light is on with these 2 codes. the ckp 24 comes back instantly after clearing, don't even need to start engine. the code 051 fi current valves, comes back after 10 minutes of running. bot... Trouble codes: 24 (crankshaft position sensor signal fault from fuel ignition system), 051 (fuel injection current valves --LH2)
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L battery VIN: WDBJF55F1V
Car was brought in dead battery. Charged and tested battery. Tested alternator. All good. Found draw off battery. Pulled #17 fuse and dropped to and acceptable draw. I have some experience with Mercedes, but need some help on this one. Alldata doesn't seem to ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L SRS light VIN: 4JGAB72E6Y
Hello everyone, This ML 430 came in with an SRS module that was inop. The car was sent to the dealer and a new module was installed. The dealer mentioned that they found a code after the install. The code was B1873 Right rear airbag squib resistance too low. I...
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1996 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 4A3AJ46GXT
car intermittently blows 20 amp engine fuse-no pattern.have wiggled engine harness- fuel pump drawing about 5 amps-from the diagrams it looks like everything on the ecm circuit runs on this fuse-no codes -is there any common area for wiring concerns?
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JA4MW51RO1
Heatates falls on its face. We need your help IATN family. This is going to be long but I donít want to leave something important out. We have a 2001 Montero that came in May 2007 with an overheat and the engine cranked with no compression. We removed the engi...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 4A3AC54H51
Vehicle came in with inop trans. No forward or reverse. Found splines on converter stripped and hard parts in pan. Ordered reman trans. Installed and now will not shift. Slams from first directly into drive and nuetral light blinks. Trans code #41 comes up. Fi...
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1995 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: IN4BU31D9S
car came in no start.had spark good comression and fuel.plugs were covered with carbon.replace plugs got car to start,but bogs down and stalls when revved up.remove fuel rail to observe injector while cranking notice that they seem to all spray fuel at the sam...
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1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L abs VIN: 1G3WS52K5W
Hello all, I have this 98 Intrigue that is giving me fits. Cust came with CEL,ABS, and Traction control lights coming on when put into gear. Initial testing found Alt output low.Battery tested ok so replaced Alt. Road tested vehicle problem gone. 1 week later ...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Steering wheel VIN: 1G2WP52K7V
I got this GP with steering wheel not coming off. I need to get it off, but for some reason this aluminium steering wheel housing and steel ring has come a part a little bit. So, I took the Air bag stuff off and a nut off. Using Snap on steering wheel puller f...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L locks, windows,mirrors VIN: 1G2HX54K8Y
I'm testing the simple bus interface from the driver door moudule to the other doors. I'm trying to decide if I have just one or two problems. First I have battery voltage on the tan and white communication wire which tells me I have current bleeding over and ...
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1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S3BJ6338R
Vehicle has problem that occurs only when electrical load is added to engine. When the vehicle is cold, the high idle masks the problem. once the vehicle is warmed up, each time you add a load, (headlights, heat, rear def, hazards, brake lights, etc) the idle ...
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2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SG69644
Looking for more of a confirmation from you Subaru guys.After car gets to running temp and spool up the turbo we start to get some turbo bearing noise.The bearing failure is the cause,we have debris in oil system clogging the inline filters in the oiling syste... Trouble codes: P0011 (a camshaft position-timing over-advanced or system performance)
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1989 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 253TA01C4L
this vehicle has a severe idle surge from 800 to 2000 rpmtps and isc motor test good looking at a lab scope reading it is shutting down the fuel injector for a split second. off idle sitting still it will also surge injector turning off and on no codes in comp...
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1989 Toyota Van Wagon Crg 2.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT4YR28V6K
Hi to all ,I have the privledge of a toyota van with some distint gremlins. Customer bought this vehicle approx 10K miles ago. The original 4Y-ec motor has been replaced with a 3Y-ec(was purchased after swap).Customer advised us the running condition was fine ... Trouble codes: 51 (TPS Idle contacts open), 71 (Egr Problem)
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2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L head lamp VIN: 1F4GR5678H
vin number is wrong, my problem is with right front headlamp customer came in and it would turn on and then shut off imedieatly. i had a new balast in the shop and pluged it in and the head worked fine . customer returned 20 min later and both headlights were ...
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1997 Volkswagen Cabrio High Line 2.0L ignition system VIN: 3VWBA81E9V
Hi all, we have a real problem with this one. a junior tech replace a valve cover gasket. then pressure washed the engine. the customer got to the other side of the city and the vehicle died. we looked at it the next day it started right up and drove it, it mi...
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2003 Acura RL Premium 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA96604
Thanks to everyone who offered assistance. Our local Acura Dealer had this for a week and finally warranteed the PCM. The customer said he had an PC board error message on the Navigation screen for quite a while,(the message would go off and everything appeare...
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1987 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HR5431H
Again, my apoligies for a premature post by a eager technichian that was not even directly involved. The reason for the "no start" for was that the exhaust was 100% plugged up. The reason for the catalytic converter meltdown will be resolved before the vehi...
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1992 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Brake Lines VIN: 1GHR5314NH
Thanks Guys, got lucky on this one. Got another 92 Lasabre in to look at. Ports on this unit weren't marked, took some cleaning to look at. The problem vehicle as rusty as they were did have the Valves on it yet, the other only rear lines were done, valves l...
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1994 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1GBJK34NOR
Thank you to all that responded in an effort to help us locate this prom. A special thanks goes out to Boulderbros Module Repair for providing us with an OE part number for this prom. Our local GM dealer was able to obtain the prom using this OE part number....
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L waterpump VIN: 1GNEK13R4T
Turns out some of you guys were right. It was infact a blown headgasket. 5000 miles and the right head blew the gasket. Thanks for all the help.
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L starter VIN: 1GKFK10554
I replaced dist cap & rotor,did not work but then again my starter may have been broke allready,I remember p/s hose leaking and i removed crank sensor and saw it was saturated w/ fluid,R&R hose Cleaned sensor and ring [& Starter of course] and low and behold...
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2000 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L engine VIN: 1GBJK34FXY
replaced the fuel selonoid and problems seems to be fixed. thanks for all the suggestions.
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S82
The vehicle is fixed looks like the main problem was the cam sensor,I changed it reset the fuel trims and all seem to work fine.Thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0172 (system rich bank 1), P0340 (cam sensor sygnal problem).
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L heater VIN: 2G1WS55146
Thanks for all of the replies. I took the heater hose pipe loose and filled it with coolant, and ran the engine at 1500 rpm's or so and it bled the rest of the air out of the system. Now I have hot heat at idle. I did the same procedure on the other 2 cars we ...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Classic LS 6.6L cruise control VIN: 1GBHKK3464
Please forgive me for making this post so late. Where I work, we have been smoked with other work that I have not had a chance to grab this truck and try to make the high idle appear. There were 3 techs that had an answer to my situation. Andrew from Utah i...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L no start
I would like to thank everyone for the great input. When dealing with electrical issues, we all know it can be a time consuming issue. In this case the customer wanted the van back ASAP..So he decided to have it towed to a Dealer..The report is a new fuse box ...
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2003 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD36MX3
Thanks a million to all that replied. I had a mutliple issue on this car. 1st I deccarbonized the cumbustion chambers with water and that made it better so finished it with top engine cleaner and motor vac. I also had another bad coil that omhed out .2 more th... Trouble codes: P0325, P0300.
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY78G34
thank you everyone, I got cam and crank sensor from dealer and the car runs great and code is gone. The NEW after market sensor I put in did not work mabye from weak crank sensor pulling down supply voltage, since they share voltage source. The 5v ref was gon... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L power door locks VIN: 2C4GP44RX5
WE REPLACED THE BCM AND ALL IS WELL. THANKS EVERYONE FOR THE HELP AND INFO.
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1981 Dodge D350 5.9L Stall VIN: 1B6WD34T5B
I replaced the ballast resister and the distributor. That fixed the problem and the truck is running great now. Thanks to everyone who replied. Jon [...]
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1994 Dodge B250 3.9L No Start VIN: 2B7HBZ1X4R
found some broken wires under battery and replaced computer with a computer from a dodge dakota and van works great
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Transmission VIN: 1B4GP44R8T
Hey gang, sorry so long to close. Been very hectic lately. As Robert said, the temp volts (unplugged at the sensor) should be 5 volts on the scanner and if you ground that circuit (T54) it will go to 0 volts. 5 volts is the reference voltage and is driv...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L master cylinder VIN: 3B7HC12Y81
thanks to everybody I replace the master cylinder with an oem one and that fix the problem
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2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L motor mount ? VIN: 1B3ES56C43
Thank you all. The top motor mount solved the vibration problem. It was similar to the vibration problems you see on the s series saturns.
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L camshaft VIN: 1FMZU34E9W
It's been 3 weeks and everything is going great now. Thanks for all the replies. Alot of good ones and all were viable possibilities. However this was an actual blockage in the engine block between the oil pumnp and the galley going to the cylinder head. Not s...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Differential VIN: 1FMZU77E82
Thanks for all the help. We found that one of the front tires was a differnt size. Installed four brand tire and the problem went away. Again thanks
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L steering box VIN: 1FTSX31SX4
thanks to those that answered my help, i replace the steering box and that took care of the problem, again thanks to iatn, i thought that the problem was the box and was going to replace it but its nice to have a place to go and get confirmation or which way t...
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1989 Honda Accord LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JHMCA5634K
Thanks to Bruce from WA, Jerry from Indiana, and James from NY who directed me to the fuel cut-off solenoid. Listened to it with a stethoscope, and no "click". Traced the wiring down under the intake manifold and found the wire had broken off right at the base...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L od light flashes VIN: 2HGES16581
thanks to andrew from south carolina. the under dash wiring harness was rubbing across a sharp edge of the dash framing. it had rubbed insulation off and was grounding intermittantly.thanks to all who took the time to reply. thanks,Larry.
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L speedometer VIN: 1J4GL48K2W
thanks for the quick replies I did find the harness at the speed sensor on the rear diff was rubbing agianst the e-brake cable. Must be a common problem Chrysler stocks the pigtail harness.
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: KNDJB7239X
This car has been fixed and when checked with customer after a few days, the customer said it was running great. Thanks to all the responses. We found the TPS sensor wire that runs under the intake plenium had a short in it. Would wriggle and pull on wire a...
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L won't set monitors VIN: KNDJA72362
Evedently a stuborn vehicle gave it back to customer. They drove it about 500 miles and everything set. Never seen one take that long before. Trouble codes: P0507.
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1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF12G3T
The shop ornament has left the building! I had 5 replies including checking the OBD2 connector pins,checking ground connections and the like. (which I did) Turns out to be a faulty computer. The plugs on the back bank were so fouled, and the customer worked on...
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2000 Mazda B3000 SX 3.0L wipers VIN: 4F4YR12V9Y
WEll GANG, THIS ONE IS FIXED!!! THANKS FOR ALL THE PHENOMINAL TIPS AND ADVICE. THE FIX TO THE PROBLEM ENDED UP BEING THE MULTIFUNCTION SWITCH YEP EVEN THOUGH IT HAD BEEN REPLACED BUT WAS REPLACED WITH TWO AFTERMARKET SWITCHES. WHAT I ENDED UP DOING WAS WITH AL...
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2006 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L vent VIN: 4F2YZ96196
Thank-you for all the replies. Tires were all new, and no history found of any transfer case repairs. Vehicle has excellent maintenance! Fix was per David's suggestion. We made a fluid/air separator. Hook in vent tube was cut off. 4" long clear plastic t...
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L Headlamp VIN: WDBAB23AOB
First of all thankyou everone. I appreciate all of you taking your time to help.I checked the charging system, the alternator never never went above 13.70 volts during a road test. Voltage at the headlights was never above 11.85 volts roadtested at the headlig...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, lost power VIN: WDBGA33E6S
i give my thanks to all members of the iATN, i recieved 14 help replies for the problem presented in this thread. all of them told me that the wiring harness and the throttle body is the problem, but i found no detoriation of the wires and the wiring harness, ... Trouble codes: 19 (diagnostic module --6 fuel injector malfunction), P0013 (base module undocumented code).
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L no mil VIN: WDBNG75J4Y
Thanks guys! The instrument cluster had been coded for no Check engine light by someone prior to our customer purchasing the vehicle. Coded correctly, all ok. regards Todd
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2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Electronic VIN: 4M2XV14T8Y
Thanks to all who replied in regards to the villager climate control problem. Although the replies were helpful I did end up calling the identifix hotline to resolve the issue. Apparently the self test requires a slightly different approach than is posted in a...
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L balancer VIN: JA4MR41H9S
Thanks to everyone that gave ideas I was going down the right road. The information I got on the Crank is the problem. My customer and I are discussing repair options right now. We are talking to a machine shop and also looking for a Crank and will decide the ...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L high beams VIN: 4A3AK44Y5V
Vehicle had after market light install and they had hooked the ground wires together. wired lights correctly, lights function normal. Thanks for all who responded.
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L engine VIN: 1N4AL11D42
THANK YOU FOR EVERYONE THAT REPLY. I LIFT THE FRONT OF THE VEHICE OFF THE GROUND TILL THE BACK BUMPER JUST ABOUT TO TOUCH THE GROUND. STEP ON THE GAS PEDAL AT 2500 RPM FOR 15 MINUTES, VEHICLE STARTS TO BLOW HOTTER AIR,PUNCH ON THE GAS PEDAL TO 5000 RPM THAN ...
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2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D05
I just received authorization to repair. Tore down to chain. There is about 1/4" deflection in chain. Tensioner all the way out. Replaced chain, guides, and tensioner. We now have a runner. Thanks for the input. Trouble codes: P1121 (ETC actuator), P1122 (ETC actuator).
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1974 Other European silvershadow 6.8L Mechanical
THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR INPUT ON OUR BRAKE ISSUE! WE HAVE REPAIRED THE VEHICLE! THE ISSUE WITH REAR BRAKES "DRAGGING" WAS THE MASTER CYLINDER, IT WAS NOT RETURNING CORRECTLY, WE DID INSPECT ALL THE BRAKE HOSES AS SUGESTED, MOST ALL HAVE BEEN REPLACED AND ARE I...
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1993 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FV22P8P
all good thoughts rechecked everythjng replaced ecm and now have spark Trouble codes: 41 (optispark ignition system open or shorted).
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