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2003 Acura TL 3.2L all electrical goes dead VIN: 19UUA56683
Thanks for the help before i get started. Performed parasitic draw test to see initial draw.Had 21 to 30 miliamp draw with negative battery cable disconnected and dvom installed .The amp gauge would fluctuate and chaulked that up to the theft light on radio bl...
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2006 Acura RSX 2.0L pulls right and left VIN: JH4DC54896
2006 Acura RSX 2.0 If you turn the steering all the way right, the car will pull right. If you then turn all the way left, the car will pull left. Another shop replaced the rack and flushed the power steering fluid. The steering feels hard to turn but that mig...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Misfire VIN: WAUDD68D4Y
hi again here i am beating my head against a wall for other peoples gain again, this audi came in running poorly, underheating, check engine light on, towed in, code interrogation found codes in repair history check with smoke machine found vacuum leaks at pcv... Trouble codes: P0300 (random), P0301 (miss 1), P0303 (miss 3), P0304 (miss 4)
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2001 Audi A4 2.8L mount VIN: WAUAH68D41
Any tips out there on the easiest way to replace the engine mounts. Doesn't look like there is any room to the top bolts. Thanks in advance. Mike
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L no drive 1 VIN: WAULT64B92
When cold the indicator lamps all illuminate. Also the shift is harsh when this occurs. [...] (P1820) Pressure sporatic control valve 2-N216 :short to B+ Please advise if solonoid might fix it. If so can it be accessed in the lower pan and how do we identi...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L heated washer nozzles, possibly more. VIN: WAUVT64B22
I've got this car for another 24 hours, so hopefully I find an answer as quickly as every other time I've asked iATN. This A6 Avant quattro wagon has already had the battery replaced once, and I haven't found any TSB's relating to a draw. With the car off and ...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L idle VIN: WAUVC68E13
this audi came in with three dtc's. po300, po301, po302. I already changed the spark plugs,coils and wires, and cleared the memorie but the same codes still keep on coming up.I also cheked the compression on each one of the cilynders and seems good.also switch...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L heater VIN: WBABJ5326R
I'm losing my mind. We don't have diagnositc equipment to pull codes with, and the bimmer specialist down the way says there is no way to pull codes from that module. maybe the module is just not that smart. but i am at a loss to come at a conclusive diagnosis...
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L oil smoke VIN: WBAGH8346Y
i just replaced the valve cover gaskets and steering hoses last week due to leaks. now the car has returned for hevey oil smoke on start up from the tail pipes. i checked the valve covers and they are dry and the spark plug wells are dry. about the only place ...
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Accessories VIN: WO6VR54R5Y
hi guys i have this 2000 cadillac catera . guy needs to program 2 new keys . plug the tech 2 in went to immobilizer special functions went to program keys the tech2 ask for a code i get the code is 4629 enter it says all keys program still the 2 new keys did n...
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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
AFTER START UP, VEHICLE HAS "OK" IDLE, HOLDS STEADY AROUND 900 RPM. HOWEVER ON ACCEL, ESPECIALLY WOT, ENGINE SEVERELY HESITATES, BACKFIRES, COMES VERY CLOSE TO STALLING. CHECKED FUEL PRESSURE, FOUND GOOD RESULTS, 48-52 PSI. PRESSURE AT RAIL. REMOVED ALL SPARK ...
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2005 Cadillac STS 4.6L ipm/rim VIN: 1G6DC67A35
To all valued techs HELP !!!.Vehicle came in for radio replacement due to cd player not working .Installed used radio/cd player(tried to help out) and the usual theft lock appeared .I tried to relearn vin in radio and would not work so I went into the instrume...
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL54TXL
i know this is a fossil i have done thousands of this type of ignition systems but i am at a loss on this. when the car was towed in last week for a no start i found no spark & no injector pulse & no codes some one replaced crank sensor the connector and alter...
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1991 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GCCS14A7M
problem is caused when EGR valve opens just off idle. The egr solinoid valve is turned on by ecm all the time except at wide open throttle so when ever throttle is raised above idle vacuum is supplied to egr which opens and causes engine cut out and miss. Does...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2G1WN54TXN
Okay I got a real hair puller here. This 92 lumina has a 2.8 out of something else, not sure what. engine was put in 2 owners ago and was told "it never ran right since". customer stated that when it warms up it will stall at a stop and have to "two-foot" it t... Trouble codes: 34 (map sensor circuit low), 44 (o2 lean), 35 (iac error)
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M5V
This one has got me stumped, The local tech school installed a used transaxle in this car for reasons unknown, Car always stays in 3rd gear, codes p0560, p1635 stay set, I have follwed flow charts for both codes and the 2 power feeds to PCM are same as battery... Trouble codes: P0560 (System Voltage), P1635 (5 Volt Reference Circuit A)
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCS13W0X
The engine when cold will not start with out the addition of an external fuel supply. I use propane into the air cleaner. Once I give it propane it starts and runs fine even after I remove the propane. It has great spark and 60psi fuel with great volume. Compr...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W7Y
The car came in to my shop couple days ago with hard starting and no power complaint,I scaned it and it threw 3 codes,P0131 o2 no signal,P1351 ignition control problem and a missfire code.I checked the basics fuel pressure spark and data from scaner,replaced t... Trouble codes: P1351
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 2GCEK19T8Y
hey guys I've been working on this vehichel for the past few days and am out of ideas. the problem is when you first start the truck in the morning it idles very rough and will die. it runs fine on high idle and rpms. once it has run for a couple of minutes it...
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L High Idle VIN: 1G1NES2J91
This car has been in 3 times in the last 6 months for this problem, very intermittent. When it acts up it has a very high idle, 2500rpm. If you shut the engine of and restart all is fine. Car came in today for same problem. Fuel trims around zero, tps at .61 V...
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L brakes VIN: 2G1WX15K32
We put brakes and rotors on car and now cust complains of a bad shake when brakes are applied at over 60mph.couldnt find anything wrong so we replaced every thing again,actually torqed the lug nuts,no change.front end seems tight.please help I dont know what e...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L electronic control VIN: 1GNEK13Z63
This truck had a lot of codes for the 4wd control system: C0300 C0305 C0359 C0374 C0379 C0550 Also had B0790 B2725 U1301 U1227 (wowzas!) System hard-codes a C0321 - transfer case lock malfunction - after clearing DTCs. Per GM's TSB since I had a C0550 I th...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L tccm VIN: 1GNEK13T24
greetings to all this tahoe has a message service 4 wheel drive i went to retrieve codes have no communication with module i tested powers and grounds at module all ok installed a new module and still no communication.i can communicate with all other modules a...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L traction control activating VIN: 1GNEK13TX4
Hello and thanks in advance for any ideas !!! the truck came in with the complaint of lack of power no check engine or stored codes found .during test drive under light accelaration traction active light lights up and truck reduces power and abs pump sounds li...
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1997 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD56F6V
Vehicle came in with P0401 EGR system failure. Engine would not stumble or stall with the EGR electrical connector disconnected and exhaust plugged. Replaced EGR valve assy. with OEM unit. On test drive EGR monitor passed the first time. Gave car back to custo... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR system failure)
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3LA63H46
car came in running rough engine light flashing checked codes found p0300 p1411,p1417. foud plugs on 1 &7 put in new plugs changed oil 2 times with 5w20(customer did not know what was used last. ran ok for a few miles. came off freway to stop and everything ca... Trouble codes: P1411 (valve deaction solenoid), P1417 (same)
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2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L water pump VIN: KLATA2269Y
hi first time asking for help here. i'm doing a water pump on a 2000 lanos and its a circular pump with no key to position it. what worries me is the drive gear and impeller are off center or eccentric. has anyone done one of these? thanks for your help. steve
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1988 Dodge W100 Custom 5.9L system over charge VIN: 1B7HW04W8J
Vehical is charging 14.9 to 15.2 volts at idle and at 2000 rpm. Owner supplied a Autolite alt which we installed as well as a Carquest voltage regulator. The battery tested bad for three different tests so it was replaced and the cable ends were repaired.(they...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Heater VIN: 3B7HF137XW
Got a 1998 Dodge Ram 150 5.9 V8 here that got us scratching our head. Truck came in for regular service with an additional complaint of no heat. Checking the radiator revealed low coolant. Further inspection found a leaking timing cover gasket. We replaced the...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L crankshaft tone wheel VIN: 1B7KF2360Y
Remove crankshaft position sensor--damaged on end. Found tone wheel was loose. Has anyone ever seen this before?
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Blower Motor VIN: 2D4GP44L23
This vehicle has come in for blower inoperative. We've traced it down to the blower motor that has failed, so we need to replace it. Motors says that's 2.1 hrs, yet Chrysler Service manual has you pulling the dash rearward and removing the HVAC housing assembl...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L fuel siphons VIN: 1FTDF15Y7R
hi, customer came in about a month ago with fuel siphoning between tanks, found a bulletin showing check valves to be installed on fuel tank pumps, installed those. vehicle still will siphon fuel between tanks once one tank gets lower than the other. pumps don...
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1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L heater VIN: 1FTCR10A1V
cust had his heater core backflushed, and t-stat replaced some place else,came to us with poor heat. test drove with scanner, engine temp only running 150 at highway speeds. checked the flow of heater core at outlet was ok. replaced t-stat with oe part, no imp...
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMYU22X4W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 1998 4.0 explorer in for failing a smog pre check. The car has a P1131 stored for lack of 0x sensor switching bank one. I plugged in and have absolutely no 02 sensor activity on any oxygen sensors...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU03191
Hi Everybody, I need some help and or advise on this one. This escape has a misfire on cyl's 1 and 2. Here's what happens I cleared the codes and started the vehicle and for about 40 sec there is no missfire then the missfire begins on cyl's 1 and 2 and at tha... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0355, P0356
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2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Power steering pump? VIN: 1FAFP44482
The car came in with a whine in the steering system. We replaced the steering rack twice with remans, replaced the pump 3 times with motorcraft, replaced all hoses pressure and return. We bleed the system according to alldata proceedure, and used Dextron-3 for...
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L clutch master cylinder VIN: 1FTYR14D72
the clutch system keeps getting air into it which makes the clutch not release properly.
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP53U53
need some help with this one. car starts and idles fine, but on first start-up (only when cold, like overnight) car has a very bad hesitation and falls flat on it's face. this occurs for about the first 1/2 to 1 mile driven. as soon as engine temp. comes up to...
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2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L door ajar light VIN: 1FMZU72K43
i have a 2003 explorer that has a door ajar light on that wont turn off. there are cylindrical switches on each door latch. tried pulling the connectors off one by one to see which one turns the light off but to no avail of finding the faulty switch. i even tr...
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2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L transmission VIN: 2FMDA51644
customer says that she went to the store shut off vehicle, when she returned started the vehicle put it in reverse the vehicle didn't move, no forward, no reverse. I put the solus pro on it, no codes present, used the fast trak data to compare actual values, e...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No Start, Hard Starting VIN: 1FTPW14556
Truck acts exactly like a Silverado with a bad fuel pressure regulator, meaning cold starts are fine, but if truck sits for and hour or so, it cranks for 3-4 seconds before starting, it does not misfire when it starts, when it starts it is running fine, it doe...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L oil pressure guage VIN: 1FTWW30P86
Dang guys, I guess all the easy ones are gone these days. Got this diesel rig, runs perfect no noise, been driving a couple of days. Shows no oil pressure at all, one of our fleet vehicles, was in another state when this started. Guage dropped and driver took ...
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1987 Honda Accord LX 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCA5634H
towed in, cap & rotor nasty, changed, still no start. advanced timing way past limit and started, turned distributor back to normal with running and seemed ok, started it several times that day. let it sit overnight would'nt start. turn distributor 50 degrees ...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L heater VIN: 1HGCM71643
Hello Honda techs, we have this 2003 Accord that has poor heater coolant flow at idle. At 1300 rpm and above it flows better and delivers good heat. We've tried elevating the front of the car and filling it with a fill funnel. It seems better but ultimately it...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNKCV51E65
Car came in a few weeks ago with a p302 another tech replaced the coil that was almost new and was not misfiring actively at that time. Car came back in today misfiring on cyl 2 with code current. I backprobed injector with noid light and had pulse,checked spa... Trouble codes: P0302, P0330
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2006 Infiniti M35 Sport 3.5L radio/ac system VIN: JNKAY01E66
car came to shop with radio inop.navagation system inop.climate control system inop.tried to self test ac system no responce.panel will not even lite up.found hole in center counsel.removed counsel found a harness cut about 60 wires.sent to dealer car came bac...
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S V6 3.2L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JAACL11LX4
Brought to my shop with blown engine, I replaced engine with used engine. Check engine light on immetiadtely after engine start. clear codes and they return every time. The o2 harness runs under the intake manifold and has to be removed with the engine so all ... Trouble codes: P0140, P0155
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1970 Jaguar XKE 4.2L Front Brakes
I have restored this car mechanically. The brake system have been upgraded to DOT-5 brake fluid. The brake master cylinder has been replaced with a completely new unit. I overhawled the slave servo unit, new diaphrang and new slave cylinder kit. I did not res...
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2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Pass door VIN: SAJDA15B0Y
This is a new customer, so I haven't worked on this car before today. She called to complain of the "pass.door ajar" warning being displayed when all the doors are fully closed. When this happens, it prevents the keyless access system from locking the car door...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L cooling system VIN: SAJDA01D1Y
Complaint is intermittant overheating. From cold if you go for a drive after ten or fifteen minutes the temp gauge will go from center of the scale to pegged overheat in about ten seconds. If you ignore it and keep driving in a minute or two it will return to ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L vvt VIN: SAJDA01CJY
so i have a s-type here with a reoccuring vvt code. p1388 vvt overretarded bank 2.checked oil level and is ok.ran a motor flush through the system,thinking is was a sticking vvt actuator, still the problem persists. what i have noticed is, first thing in the m...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HR58215
original complaint, idle issues, reprogram as per tsb 18-033-05, 18-012-15, 18-018-06 old calibration [...] now vehicle runs on 4? cylinders all the time, sets code P1411---note-- no mechanical issuse or mil before reprogramming. ... Trouble codes: P1411
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L keyless remote VIN: JT6GF10U9Y
The remote DOES lock and unlock the doors. What it doesn't do is sound the beeper or flash the lights when comanded to lock. When comanded to unlock it does have the beeper but not light flash. Customer states it did work before I replaced the drivers side h...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L cliamte control VIN: JTJGF10U91
lexus tech, need some help. customer complaint no heat, check engine temp -ok. intstall launch scanner, 2dtcs b1421 solar sensor circuit (passager side) b1431- air mix damper position sensor circuit (passager side) hard code- unable [...] erease(hard code). we fe...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBNG75J8W
Anyways, I got this car from a body shop. I don't have a lot of mercedes experience but took the job on to broaden my horizons. I even bought the mercedes oem scanner. I have no communication with the trans module, the left front sam, or the left front door mo...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDB1704472
car had flat battery,owner tried to jump start with leads to another car,only got clicking sounds,tried several times,called mobile mechanic to replace battery,car started ok but only idles with a surge,no throttle response,ASR/BAS light on,code c1022 is curre... Trouble codes: C1022, C1025
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Unknown VIN: JN1CA21D1S
my problem is the car drives great, I can drive one day and nothing will happen, then one day it will start up then die randomly. some times i will drive then cut off car run in store then come back out start it drive down the road and it will start missing a ...
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2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L monitors not setting VIN: 1G3WX52H01
failed pa. emission test mil on p0410 flagged.Found that vacuum control solenoid was not being grounded by the computer,Air pump operates as intended.The computer was replaced at Gm dealer and reprogrammed,now i can not get the secondary air or evap monitor to... Trouble codes: P0410
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52F33
Ok here it is. This car came in with the cust. complaining that it would start and run and cut off in 3 sec of running then it would just spin with a no start. I have fuel pressure and fire but no injector pulse. I have replaced the ignition switch already abo...
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1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP44G7X
a friend on a trip had this code pop up. p1698 . the information I have found has possibilities of issues with tcm or pcm. Without bieng able to run through any testing right now since he is out of state, is there any concern if he continues to drive? Has not ... Trouble codes: P1698
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L limp mode at any time setting still or driving VIN: WBAGH8344Y
replace diode in harness new regulator in alternator and got voltage back to its 13.1 volts at computer to be constant. Still had to replace tranny computer the low voltage must have blow one of its conponants. thanks for the help. Don G.
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L pcv VIN: WBAEV33452
After being in contact with a BMW dealer in Toronto, they explained that with the amount of CVV valves the replace, they have seen a high defect rate in the updated winter kits. I then installed another new valve and all related hoses to have the sound return...
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2006 BMW 320i 2.0L blower VIN: LBVVA96026
We have tested it with GT1,NO CODE.Many technicians suggest me to do battery test.This car has no IBS so we just charge the battery .But the "issue"exist. We scope the signal pattern from the control head to blower regulator with GT1 and compare it to a known ...
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2005 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Internal Mode Switch VIN: 1G4HP54K75
Thanks for all the replys. I should have stated that I use a Tech 2 scanner and GM's SI for service info, so all service and scanner info is available and current. I inspected all the common areas for harness chaffing & grounding and added corrogated split con...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L fork VIN: 3456987654
Pounded out the floor and it now shifts. Reverse is still hard. Thanks for all the help guys!!!
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L computer VIN: 1GNDT13WOS
Thanks to all who replied.After trying most sudjestons we still had same problemb.We had custimer take vehicle to smog check station at different location.Tech manualy entered vin # and did not have to plug in to OBD2 connector.I was told that our smog machine...
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W6W
Well guys, I really appreciate the speedy and accurate information I recieved. We got the vehicle back in and confirmed everyones diagnosis. It indeed had fuel on the back side of the injecter plug which was forcing fuel up the inside the wires and into the EC...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Shifting,power VIN: 2GCEK19T5X
Thank you to all who gave the expretise and ideas. In the end it was the shift control solenoids at fault we replaced them, now the truck performs like a champ. Thanks again John [...]
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1YY22G1Y
hi every one the car is fixed i think we ran injector cleaner through it then cleaned the throttle bodies a couple of times so far so good the ide is still a little rough but it does have a 100000 miles on it so it wont be perfect but it does run fine we will... Trouble codes: P0354 (ignition coil 4 pimary circuit d), P0300 (random missfire multiple cylinders).
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Drive Train VIN: 1GLGK29UOY
the torque converted was causing the shutter you could watch torque slipage rpm rise when it was shuttering accellerate to unlock converter shutter would go away.Replaced torque converter fixed the rumble strip
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L abs module VIN: 1GNDX13E51
We have checked for any codes, which there was none, so it was hard to know where to begin. The vechile was drove numerous times with the scanner hooked to it, hoping to catch what was happening, unfortunately the van didn't glitch when the scanner wa...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L oil, and compression rings VIN: 1GNEK13Z02
Thank you all for your replies affter reassembling the engine I started the engine with a back presure gauge installed on the right hand bank and found that it would rech ove 110 psi. replaced the cats and found that the truck would run fine. I also found that...
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L starter motor VIN: 3GNEK12T56
Thanks to all thay took time to help. The cam sensor does afect the start cicle on the truck. I discovered no continuity in the sensor cables and took of the protecting cover and lo and bejold about 4 wires broken including one that goes to the CMP and also t...
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2004 Chrysler 300M Special 3.5L Instrument Cluster VIN: 2C3HE76K14
It's been a couple weeks so far and no word from customer so I'll call this one a fix. A new BCM, that came preprogrammed from Chrysler, fixed the issues. Replies varied from damaged wiring and aftermarket alarm systems that may be interfering. Mike recommen...
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2007 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: 1C3LC56K27
thanks for all your help ,the cluster was bad,still have no idea why the dealership denied warranty i just gained a new customer,thanks again to all who replied
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L steering rack VIN: 2D4GP24R85
Three inches of snow on the ground and a van on the air, but this one is solved. Although the dealer, with the vin, lists this as a 05, and it has a production date of 8/04, the mopar rack from 04 is the one for this vehicle (and they can't explain this)? Orig...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4F4CR12A6R
Thanks to all who replied to my post. A good number of the responses indicated that I should pay attention to the EGR code 335 (faulty DPFE sensor). I had no idea a defective DPFE sensor could reek so much havoc. I ran a circuit test on the sensor. (installed ... Trouble codes: 335 (pfe sensor voltage high).
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1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L air bags VIN: 1FALP13P5V
thanks for all of the great information it solves my issue. yes airbags on a 1997 escort sedan can go off when the car is parked and ignition is off. because there is voltage supplied to the srs computer when the ignition is off. it is on circuit 9, white with...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L airbag VIN: 1FTSW31F31
We replaced the module and had to get it programed. No more light.
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2003 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMNU43S83
IM GONNA CALL THIS ONE FIXED.WHEN CAR TRUCK ACTED UP VSS WAS READING 25-45 MPH AT IDLE .TOO MANY GUYS MENTIONED COIL ISSUES TO NOT LOOK INTO THEM FURTHER SO EVEN THOUGH I HAD NO MISFIRE ISSUES ,I STARTED UNPLUGGING COILS ONE AT TIME TILL I GOT TO CYLS #6 AND ... Trouble codes: P0720, P0722, P0733.
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2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU17W13
Well, this one is looking much better. Even though cats were replaced, they were plugged. Got normal accel, but fuel trims still whacked out. Replaced all injectors, OEM# on injectors didn't match what is supposed to be on truck. Fuel trims responded well, cus... 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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2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L rear manifold VIN: 1FMYU93164
First I like to say thanks to all who took time from work to help with my problem. The upstream o2 sensor on a v6 escape awd is at a 45 degree angle to the firewall right under a wiring harness, almost impossible to see, so heat or any welding is almost imposs...
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hard start VIN: 1FAHP53U96
Well guys, thanks for your help. What I found was that the scan data in all of our scan tools, when under vehicle specific info, was wrong. I tried three different scanners and got the same results, negetive or very low readings on the ect and iat. Finally had...
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1993 GMC G3500 Rally 5.7L Electronic VIN: 2GTGG39K5P
thanks for all the replies.suggestions varied from ign switch,module living under seat(corrosion, and bad grounds,which was the problem on this one.someone removed the pigtail from the bat ground that goes to the body. reattached grond and everything works fin...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTEK19R6W
this vehicle is not fixed, i do not have access to a TECH 2 scanner that will access the BCM or VTD, costomer would not authorize any repair unless it was a for sure fix so i recomended that he take it to the dealer, he refused and took the vehicle. thanks for...
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2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L ecm, abs, locks VIN: 3GKFK16Z23
Customer has had vehicle back for 3 days now and problem seems to be fixed. We chased all the connectors to the pcm, bcm and ipc, the aldl, the fuse and relay box. Some suggested that we might have a faulty Delco battery, because of their extensive corossion p...
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2003 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SHHEP33503
Well I tried cleaning everything I could think of and changed the oil. That has seemed to fix it for now... I guess we'll see if the problem returns in the future! Thanks to everyone that helped out on this one!! Trouble codes: P1298 (ELD CKT High Voltage), P1259 (VTEC System Mal.).
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2006 Hummer H3 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GTDN13696
Thanks to all who replied.Performed a cylinder leak down test on affected cyls. showed leak to intake on both 2 and 5. Called customer, he had purchased an extended warranty through G.M. I called dealer for him and they said they would cover it, so its off to ... Trouble codes: 300 (missfire).
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L hvac/radio VIN: JNKCV51EX3
HELLO, THE INFINITI G35 IS FIXED. REPLACING THE RADIO/RECIEVER UNIT 28188-AM8OO, FIXED THE CAR. INTERNAL VOLTAGE SHORT WAS CAUSING PROBLEM WITH FINISHER CIRCUIT BOARD. MJC
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2005 Infiniti QX56 5.6L Axle Shaft VIN: 5N3AA08C05
This one is complete. The axle was held in with a clip as some of the replies stated. As one of the replies stated the groove that it snaps into was not deep enough. It did not require a new differential like some of the replies stated. The axle and side gear ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D4Y
i ended replacing the coils on the side with a misfire and reflashed the ecu and so far the car has not been back since. thanks to everyone who had responded . mike Trouble codes: P0065.
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48N9Y
WE WERE UNABLE TO DUPLICATE NO-START. ONLY CODES HAD TO DO WITH ASD SYSTEM [...]. HAD JEEP FOR 3 WEEKS, CUSTOMER NOW HAS IT BACK AND WILL RETURN WHEN IT FAILS TO START AGAIN.
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L ps pump gear box VIN: 1J4FF48591
As we all figured the steering box was the culperet! Thanks all for the confirmation!!
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1999 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB1219X
Ok it took me a little bit to get back to close this as I wanted to make sure it was fixed.After performing a smoke test on the engine no leaks were found,checked fuel pressure-Ok.After quizing the customer a bit more he told me he had modified the intake reso... Trouble codes: P171.
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12524
Thank you for all who responded. I could not find the TSB on Mitchell but did go the Kia web site to find the TSB info. We have updated the computer information and the customer is down the road and will report back. Thank you again to all that have helped. Trouble codes: P0101.
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2004 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNE22264
thank you for the info on these codes,p1470,p1473, intake runner valves and motors. we are going to suggest that the cust. replace these items before spending any more time on it. thanks again! Trouble codes: P1470, P1473.
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L high idle VIN: JT8UF11E7P
want to start by thanking the seven responders who all had usefull information to share.the main cause of our problem seems to have been caused by the heavy carbon build up at the throttle body and isc.one responder also suggested a idle relearn procedure whic...
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Misfire VIN: JT8UF11E4R
Yes we are happy and more important the customer is very happy.Vehicle came in with a dead miss on cylinders 1, 5 and 7. This car has the plug wires that fit down in the recess of the valve covers so when the wires get old and brittle spark jumps to ground.We ...
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2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A53
Replaced the PCV and the PCV hose. I suspected 3 items: MAF, PCV, and EVAP. The PCV is located under the manifold. Thanks for lots of powerful comments. Especially recommending the PCV is very impressive. Done!!! After several days, the car is still good! Than... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean bank1), P0174 (system too lean bank2).
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L battery VIN: WDBJF55F1V
Sorry to say. The car went to dealer. Customer didn't want leave it for more than a day. The suggestions were mostly good, but didn't get a fix. Thanks anyway everyone. I'll update if I find out what happened.
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