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2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.8L timing chain VIN: WAUKH68DX1
hello audi techs. this car came to us with a broken cam timing chain on r head. chain tensoner and cam gears damaged. removed heads, replaced bent valves on r side. replaced both chain tensioners and chains. fire it up. it runs fine but we have code p0341 1672...
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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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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L english/metric VIN: WAULC68E14
We need help changing this Audi from Metric back to English! The car was just in for an oil change and the customer asked if we could reset her service light. While our tech was trying to reset her light, without the owners manual, he somehow changed the odome...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L instrument cluster/radio VIN: WBAAV33441
Could use some help with this 325xi. The directionals work on the exterior but the indicators on the instrument cluster do not light up. Also the highbeam indicator does not light up. The radio display reads disabled. I check all the powers for k bus and all i...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y2W
turn key on get message saying secyrity system problem car my not restart have replaced tumbler and computer because there was no commication now there is but no codes this one i driving me crazy any help would be greatly appreciated just had surgery on hand a...
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2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8L Filler tube VIN: 1G6DM57T66
This car will not take fuel. It clicks the nozzle off everytime it is being fueled. We checked filler tube for restrictions and checked vent. A fuel tank R&R is 4.6 hours so before I go there I wonder if anyone has run into this and have any suggestions.
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1985 Chevrolet S10 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCC514B5F
When truck showed up it had no spark. Traced to faulty module. Replaced module and coil. Now have spark. Adjusted timing and vehicle runs very very poor. Will not rev above 800rpm. Checked compression. All cylinders are 50 1st puff and 125psi final. Timing cha...
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22KXV
hello to all techs out there. i got this camaro that is driving me crazy. it had a new engine put in a year ago.and,the customer let it sit up till now beacuse the fuel pump was bad. so last week we dropped the tank and cleaned it and replaced the pump. it sta... Trouble codes: P0300
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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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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hard start when cold VIN: 1GCHK34R4W
With fuel pressure guage installed, and when ignition switch is in start position, fuel pressure drops from 58 psi. to 50 psi. If you cycle the key on and off several times, the engine will start, and will restart normally as long as engine is warm. Also, the ...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L air bag VIN: 1G1ND52J44
replaced sdm module under seat for water corrosion code and light was gone for 5days light came back on.code b1000 ecu malfunction .replaced bcm with same part # as old one same thing.same code.voltage readings on scan tool fluctuate about 2v. 16v -18-. voltag...
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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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2007 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L top speed 30mph VIN: 2536574684
According to GM tech bulletin, these codes refer to the PCM not allowing the throttle actuator to operate, to protect it, due to low voltage; Reccommended proceedure was to test charging system; Tested system with load tester, battery and alternator passed loa... Trouble codes: 2106 (forced limited power throttle actuator system), 2110 (forced limited revolutions minute throttle actuator system)
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2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46X23
Hi IATN Techs. I hope someone can give me an idea of the problem I'm having. I have this Sebring that was brought in for poor performance and check engine light. When I ran the scan I pulled P0016 for Crank and Cam Sensor Out of Sync. I test drove the car for ... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crank Cam Timing Out of Sync)
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L Door locks VIN: 2C4GP54L05
Customer came in with door locks inoperative and a code for left unlock circuit shorted to power/ ground. Clearing the codes made the lock system work again, so I did a systematic search in all the usual problem areas for shorts/ grounds such as in the front d...
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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 Core VIN: 3B7HC13Z2W
Thank you in advance. I am pulling my hair out on this one. Came in for it not blowing hot enough heat. Found the timing chain cover gasket to be leaking by the coolant port. Replaced timing chain ( original ) and gasket also did water pump ( original )while w...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L blower motors, power windows and locks, radio,
Hey all you Techs, hope you guys can help me. In this Van, everything work with KOEO but as soon as you start it, the blowers, radio, power door locks and windows all stop working. If you bypass accessory relay or if you ground yellow wire at ignition switch e...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Antifreeze leaks VIN: 1D4GP44R93
Van was brought in about a month ago with poor heating complaint installed new radiator and thermostat radiator seal was leaking at top of drivers side of radiator flushed antifreeze system. Two weeks later van returns with antifreeze leak Water pump is leakin...
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2005 Dodge Caravan C/V 3.3L Headlights VIN: 1D4EP45R15
Customer came in and said that her headlights turned out by themselves (on a dark road at night - scary stuff). She immediatley turned the headlight switch to the off position and then back on, the headlights them came back on. This has only happened once, we ...
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L shift lites VIN: 1FMDU34X2T
thanks for any help or ideas. i have this exploder that came in with 4x4 inop, that is it would not shift out of 2 wheel drive. i pulled codes from gem and found only code listed was for left front door ajar switch..{imagine that} any way did voltage test on s...
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1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L left ft,rear wheels VIN: 2FTRF18W9X
hey guys,i have this weard F150 4X4 with "open" dif's.when parked outside overnight in freezing weather the truck will not roll foward?the customer towed it in to me.when i got to it (20deg warmer)the truck drove normally.i noticed the truck has resistance goi...
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L shifter VIN: 1FAFP13P1X
replaced the brake light switch but vehicle still wont shift out of park. please help
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L door locks, horn, parking lights flashing, theft l VIN: 1FAFP4040Y
Hey Ford guys, Intermittently, theft light flashes, parking lamps flash, horn rapidly beeps, door locks repidly keep trying to lock although they're already locked. odometer flashes off & on. engine will start no problem. when problems occur key fab will not...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L charge light VIN: 1FMYU04101
Had this vehicle in the shop several times with the same problem. The charge light will come on and remain on for a short time then go off. The charge rate even, with the heavy load is 13.0-13.8v, with or without the light being on. It doesn't have any related...
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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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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08LX1
Checked MAF if it was dirty, it was not , cleaned it anyway.It did not make any difference.Not all the time does fuel trim at above 20%.Most of the time it stays at 14% at idle.At cruise fuel trim is at 10%.Wiggled wires , nothing changes.Checked pcv and intak... Trouble codes: 171 (too lean), 174 (too lean)
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNF21F01
Thanks all in advance. This truck came in with a hard start and running bad problem. Also the customer said that he was going thru about a gal of oil a day (about 200 hundred miles). After looking at it the turbo was bad and the glow plugs were worn. So I repl... Trouble codes: P0340, P1260
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2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Bogs VIN: 1FDXE45F32
It usaually happens when the truck is warm, cause it must be driven a bit before the problem happens. But, if you get in it and drive it easy, the problem wont occur, but, if its being driven to call or run alittle bit hard, it will start bogging down and wont...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L vibration VIN: 1FAFP34P62
we have a 2002 ford focus. As the car is driven there seems to be a real bad vibration from what feels like the right side of the car. The noise is more prononced if the wheel is moved slighlty to the right. It can even be heard standing still in drive while t...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on, lacks power VIN: 1FTWW33PX3
The truck 1st came in it would not start. It was determined the high pressure oil pump was defective. We replaced the high pressure oil pump and the regulator. It fixed the no start problem and the engine ran fine and was given to the customer. About 3 weeks l...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L cooling system VIN: 1FTSW31P74
truck cane in for loosing heat in cab on decel the vacuum actuated valve is not on this truck customer installed new t stat 4 days ago problem still exsists , we checked truck out found egr cooler leaking installed cooler delete kit and rer tested system all p...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L steering VIN: KM8SC13D72
This should be simple, but i'm missing something here. vehicle is undriveable, can't keep on road straight and it shakes out of control, feels like right front. tires are wearing perfectly even and have been balanced, replaced bad lower right ball joint and co...
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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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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L Noise VIN: JNKDA31A72
We have this I35 that has a noise you hear only from inside the car. It is a rotating/knocking noise. It is very light, you can't hear it with the radio on. It is not coming from the vents or blower motor. The only thing we have found is that the noise seems t...
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4S2CG58EXR
found egr solenoid not getting signal from computer.
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1993 Jaguar XJS 4.0L EGR valve failure VIN: SAJNX574XR
The old EGR valve tested bad with the motor running as I attempted to check EGR flow. It wouldn't hold vacuum and there was no idle speed drop. I thought it was defective and ordered another one. Just by chance, I retested the EGR valve just before I removed t... Trouble codes: F39 (EGR temp out of range)
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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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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Automatic temp VIN: SAJEA51C02
The auto setting won't keep the temp constant.I have good heat(with temp set on high) and ice cold a/c(with temp set on low and a/c button on).If I set it on auto and set temp at 75 degrees,the fan will run on high and throw good heat and go past 75 degrees,go...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L MIL Lamp on, CODE1294 VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9V
i haven't done any testing yet as i jusy had shoulder surgery and don't have access to a scanner or a shop right now , plus i'm still sore. it only happened once so far but i was just wondering if anyone else ran accross this problem before or if there is a co... Trouble codes: 1294 (target idle not reached)
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPV154XY
I need some help with this one. The vehicle originally came in with ck engine light and codes P1412 and P1415 for sec. air system. Upon testing we found that every other time the vacumn solenoid was engaged it did not allow vacumn through it. We replaced the s... Trouble codes: P1412, P1415
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L exhaust camshaft VIN: 1LNHM87A0Y
Vehicle had misfire codes and po171 and odd running. After tests I pulled left valvecover because it fit posts for other vehicles that had broken tensioner and jumped left exhaust camshaft. That is exactly what happened. From the posts it appears that the cam ...
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM97V7Y
car came to up on tow truck,customer stated the car lost power,check engine light came on and bellowing smoke from tail pipe,white smoke and very strong smell of gas. we checked car and found coils contaimeted with water and shorting out. replaced all 8 coils ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1BJ2226Y
Hello Mazda Techs. This car came in the shop on the hook. Customer had attempted to replace water pump. I repaced pump and timing belt. This engine is non interference engine and I have a good compression, 175 psi. The fuel pressure is good, 45 psi according t...
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1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse 1.8L No Start VIN: 4A3CS34T7L
Hello everyone, I recently got and mitsu eclipse in the shop with no injector pulse and no spark, went thru all the test found 5 volt missing from computer, installed used computer, vehicle started and ran great, test drove 10 miles all good, brought back in...
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1994 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31DOR
I'm trying to replace the fuel pump on this 94 Altima. Plastic tank; pump accessed under the back seat. Once the plastic ring is screwed off, the top section of the pump assembly comes away easily. The bottom section of the pump assembly (attached to the top w...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D8X
Coils 2 and 3 don't fire. The computer is grounding the coils and keeping them from firing. All hots and grounds are there. Wiring back to the computer is good. Clueless why the computer won't fire the coils. Trouble codes: 1320 (manufacture misfire code)
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L srs VIN: 1N4BA41E54
Vehicle came in with a SRS light on. B1035 - Crash Zone Sensor (Comm Fail). Replaced the crash zone sensor. Hook up Modis scan tool. No codes stored under current or history. But if I go under "Trouble Diag Record" you will find that trouble code stored there....
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1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.4L Stall VIN: 1G2WJ52XXR
some one help this is a 3.4 dohc car starts and runs then shuts off like some one turned the key off most of the time it starts right back up and runs fine never more than 3 minuts .and some times it wont start at all and when it dont run it has no injector pu...
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L ETS Light VIN: 1G2NF52T4Y
Hello all techs and happy holidays. I have a 2ooo pont grand am that the when you start the car the trak off light will stay on all the time.If the key is on and eng off the trak off light will come on for 3 sec and go off like normal. In the key on pos, if yo...
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Radio VIN: 1G2JB1241Y
I found a couple posts on how to get the code out of the radio. I tried holding the 2 and 3 preset, nothing comes up. does teh car need to be running or just the key on. I also tried leaving the ignition on for an hour to clear the trys I made, still nothing. ...
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1974 Porsche 911 2.7L Front supension pan VIN: 9114101327
The front suspension pan needs replacement, the mount for the r/f torsion bar mount has fractured, and the A-arm is in danger of breaking off. I was hoping for any tips for repairing/ replacing the pan. A good source for QUALITY parts, and maybe any ideas for ...
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1986 Porsche 944 2.5L bending valves repeatidly due to timeing belt fail VIN: WPOAA0946G
Originally this car came in on a wrecker after haveing bent the valves when the timeing belt broke. It had just recently been repaired at that time. I got the car and replaced the belt pulled the head and had it worked to reinstall. Got the car going after fin...
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Hello fellow techs, my question is about catalytic converters. This vehicle has california emmisions. I need to replace the catalytic converter. My question is will the oem federal emmision cat work on this vehicle? Will it pass all the moniters? Or do I have ... Trouble codes: P0420
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1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L flywheel VIN: 4T1VV22E7L
Alldata states that engine removal is necessary to replace the flywheel in this vehicle. Is this correct? Any short cuts? Would appreciate any input before I get started,as this is my first 1990 camry V6 flywheel replacment. Thanks!
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1996 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVWGC83A3
customer reports vehicle will stall and not start for about 2-4 minutes after going through a puddle. in san diego it does not rain much but yesterday was the exception. lots of rain and flooded streets. today sunny and beautiful as always and i cannot find a ... Trouble codes: P1613
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L cyl. head VIN: 3VWBB61C4W
my question is that the manuel says that if the head is milled that the valves will have to be recessed into the heads the same amount as was removed from the head by cutting the seats. since this is not an interference engine to start with and will only need ...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Cooling Fans VIN: 3VWRC29M6X
Ok, as always any advice,tips or hints are much appreciated! This jetta has a customer complaint of coolant fans running after vehicle is shut off, and running the battery down. I thought they were talking about the after run coolant pump but IT IS BOTH THE CO...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M41
VW diesel Experts; This car was towed in for a no start problem. NO CODES ! After a week I pushed it in charged the battery replaced the starter, connected the fuel lines & BAM it started right up. Shut it off & restarted 2 more times. Shut it off, disconnecte...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Ignition Switch VIN: WVGZC67L24
This Touareg drove into the shop to scan the ECU for a Check Engine Light. But now it won't start, turn on the gauges, release the steering lock, or release the shift interlock (although the radio plays). The Message Center displays, "Steering Defective Worksh...
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2001 Audi A4 2.8L mount VIN: WAUAH68D41
Special thanks to those who replied. The easiest way is to support the engine from the top, drop the lower mount bracket. That will give just enough room to work. We used a 13mm distributor wrench to bust the nuts loose and then a gear drive wrench to finish...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Heat VIN: WBAAM3343Y
Well, we removed the intake and replaced the tube from the front of the head for the heater core. The tube was full of solidified oil and the end near the head was very deteriorated. I guess we could have just blown through it to clear but I am glad we changed...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 4GIG1871OG
first thanks to all who offered help,since i havnt heard any bad news from the cust.i'll venture to call this one fixed,it appears that a ground problem existed under the coil pac area.i assumed it was a ground issue given the circumstances.once again thanks t...
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2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1G4HP54K92
well I did fix this car, it turns out that some other shop installed a new blower fan on this car. It turns out that you have to install part of the HVAC plenum with the motor. The motor was rubbing on the top of the case.
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1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEL19W1W
Well I know alot of you guys out there are waiting for answers, so here it goes. Most all responses pointed me in the direction of either fuel pressure low or cam retard. Since it takes less of the customers money to adjust the cam retard, that is what I did... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected).
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L High Idle VIN: 1G1NES2J91
Thanks for the replies, like I had originally posted, my fuel trims were around zero which means no fuel was being added or taken away, like Timothy from Wisconsin said. The fix ended up being a new ECM. Thanks again.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEC19T32
I received several good replies. One was check for power steering soaked wiring due to hydro-boost, This truck has a vacuum booster so it did not apply. I wiggle tested all wiring and heated PCM and never got a failure either way. I strongly believe we have a ... Trouble codes: P0122 (TPS Low Voltage), P0300 (Misfire), P0335 (CPK Circuit), P0336 (CKP Sensor performance), P0706 (Trans. range switch V1041 Loss of EBCM comm.), P1637 (Generator L ckt. malfunction P1638 Gererator F ckt. malfunction).
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14V43
Thank you all for your useful information, The fix is going to be the intake manifold. I smoke checked at #4 & #6 and found a vacume leak, I will be replacing the intake and that should fix it, again, thaks to all who responded!! Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire).
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L fuel guage and airbag VIN: 1GNDS13S35
Thanks for the help guys,but unfortunately the customer decided to take the vehicle back to the same dealership that couldnt help her out before.Some people think that all we have to do is throw the vehicles on a computer to fix them.Any ways I have some imfor...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3ES47C4T
Thank you all for your replies, they gave me alot of ideas on where to go next. As many of you stated, the cam gear dowel pin was sheared, much to my disbelief. Couldn't find anything wrong with the cam, so not sure why it sheared. The car runs fine now, bee...
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2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1DGG32N13S
thanks to those who responed, i was able to get some inside to the system that i would have not been able to get via all-data, at this point i recomended replace the nlvp, and the customer has elected to hold off on repairs for now. Trouble codes: P0441.
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L hard start VIN: 1D7KU28C63
after testing unit when it would start hard found hpcr relief valve leaking intermittently replaced valve has started fine for over a week now
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L heater blend door VIN: 1FDLE40S2V
special thanks to tim,tony& roger who sent wiring and tsb on this should have been recalled ford. i got a door at wreckin yard and installed.also installed acuator motor as the problem on this one was the motor closed door to tight in the warm position and fin...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU1861W
We had a bad coil that caused the hesitation. After we changed the bad coil, we also had bad spark plugs and boots. We gave the truck a tune up and the engine codes are gone and the customer is happy. Thank you to all that helped.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L p/s binding VIN: 1FNW21F91E
well turned out after they replaced p/s pump again it seemed to work good.now we did replace the hydroboost unit and steering gear box and all the p/s hoses.but replaced the pump one last time and its fixed.thanks everybody for the input.kyle [...]
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17222
I going to call these fixed. As per all the information I recived from all of you out there. The IMRC shaft seals are just like a EGR valve and will leak unper a smoke check. I took everyones advise and replace the intake manifold spacer and so far so good. Th... Trouble codes: P0174.
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2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Battery VIN: 1FMYU94105
Thanks for the replies, what i ended finding was that the aftermarket starter was pulling power at times even with its power fuses removed. So we removed the whole system and repaired the wiring and all in life is good. Thanks agian and Happy Holidays
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTWW31P25
Thank you all for the advice I found the harness next to the fuel filter soaked with fuel and wires damaged that control the VGT control valve thank you again
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1999 GMC GMC6500 7.4L brake pedal won't return VIN: 1DGD6H1BOY
well this one we replaced the front brake hoses all went back to normal.thanks everyone for your help.kyle [...]
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2006 Hummer H2 6.0L ignition lock, solenoids VIN: 5GRGN23UX6
Thanks to all who responded we removed the column covers and looked at all the wires and for some reason when I moved wires going to the ignition switch it would mess up and then be fine again got it to go back and forth about 5 or 6 times looked for chaffed w...
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1991 Isuzu med truck 3856CC Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JA1B4B1H5M
Sorry for not getting back soon enough been away from my computer for awhile.. Fuel filters were done, I played with the idle it is much better wn when engine is up to normal temp now. I do suspect a weak govenor spring still get a slight hunting when decel. B...
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1998 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L engine balance shaft shim VIN: 4S2CK57D3W
Well I know now that I'm the only one that has lost this shim. I have been sent the specs on how to set the balancer up I have this on my alldata also. That is for when you have a shim there to start with. I had no shim no info on how to find what was there to...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L valve body transfer plate VIN: 1J4GZ78S5P
Thank You all for replying. Great suggestions. I'm not that experienced in automatics so I don,t feel comfortable experimenting. I wanted to get the plate as close to oe as possible. When working with a hole that is close, the check ball trick worked great. On...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, wont idle VIN: 1J4GL58K23
Alrighty! Got this one fixed. Like most of you reccommended an IAC motor fixed the problem. I installed a mopar part, reset the iac memory in the pcm and of course cleaned the throttle plates while i was there. At first after resetting the memory the desire...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HR58215
I was using the Standard I-Flash J-2534 tool, which is approved by Chrysler to do the flash. The calibration info was directly from the Chrysler Techauthority web site. The PCM showed the newly installed calibration..but Jeep was running on 4 cylinders. Fortun... Trouble codes: P1411.
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73333
There is a diagnostic plug under hood, pin 19 used to set base timing. it should have 5 volts till you ground it, but it only had 1.45 volts sometimes?? had 5 volt out of computer.Mil stays on while its grounded. Trouble codes: P1330 (Spark timing adjust malf.).
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Heater VIN: 5LMPU28A2X
Thanks to everybody for the help, we finally got the customer to ok more diag. time, we pulled the dash and checked the blend door and motor, next the heater core, we found the core to be 60 % restricted. We called the customer to tell them and they couldn't ...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Fuel Delivery VIN: 1LNHM82W9X
Thanks for the quick replys. I ended up having a local Locksmith who has the keys and the programer to program the new keys to clear the hurtle of the security problum. Again Thanks TO ALL. Ron
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBHA28E5S
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was the Throttle body actuator. The second rebuilt one worked no problem. Thanks to all
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L glow plugs VIN: WDBEB31E2S
glow p[lug controller bad working backwards replaced with glow plugs
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1995 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75W2X
I have checked everyting that was suggested, we sent the car to the ford dealer so new eyes could look at it. Their final diagnosis was bad Ecm. The customer has declined further repairs so I can't give a final fix yet. I will reply further if I finally do get... Trouble codes: P0171 (Left bank lean exhaust), P0174 (Right bank lean exhaust).
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L head gasket failure VIN: 3N1CB51D04
Thanks for all the grate help!!! the timming chain markes were off!!.the markes on the old chain were gone.we got a new chain and reset the markes and all is well.thanks for all the help. jim
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2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L heat VIN: 5N1AR18W06
I am going to call this one fixed,after road testing vehicle many times and experiencing problem,it was determined that accessory coolant pump was not pushing volume of coolant that was required to maintain heat,even though pump was working, Nissan dealer said...
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1992 Other GM school bus 360CID 1st gear VIN: 1HVBBHPP8N
Hello friends, The school bus has left us, however it is comimg back to have the torque converter replaced after Christmas. Thanks to all for some very helpful information on this one. To everyone who celebrates this holiday have a "Blessed Christmas". Dan...
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1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP44G7X
Thankyou all for your input. The information has been awsome. If anyone else has similar issues read the replies to this post. I am going to close this post and wait for the van to make it back here. THANKS AGAIN. Trouble codes: P1698.
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L No Start VIN: 1G8JW524R8
Sorry it took so long to get back to everyone that sent stuff in I found that my scan tool could not read BCM codes for this model, scan tool is tool old and i need to updateit, upon using a different scan tool I was able to pull a couple codes that led me to...
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2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63B02
AFTER REPLACING MAF WITH NO CHANGE, SMOKE TESTED INTAKE, HAD NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE, SO IT TOOK ME A LITTLE WHILE, BUT LOW AND BEHOLD FOUND A MAJOR VACCUM LEAK ON THE BACK OF THE INTAKE JUST LIKE YOU SAID. ITWAS A VALVE ON THE BACK OF THE INTAKE, LOOKS LIKE IT... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2).
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1993 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L No start VIN: 453BC6337P
Ck ohms on cam sensor checked good CK for cam sensor pulse none checked timing belt all the teeth were gone under the left cam after pulling apart found the idler pulley the one with cogs on the timing belt was froze replaced gear, belt, ITs GONE
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2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L oil VIN: 4S4BP61C66
we were able to get the insurance company to pay for a motor replacement in the vehicle the customer very happy and thanks for all the help
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1989 Toyota Van Wagon Crg 2.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT4YR28V6K
Ding Dong this P.O.S. is gone. Root cause of this whole deal was pretty simple. The customer had attempted a TPS replacement with an inferior part , and never bothered to attempt to adjust it correctly. After removing the T/body and adjusting the tps I had fou... Trouble codes: 51 (TPS Idle contacts open), 71 (Egr Problem).
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