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2001 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 2.8L Radio Code VIN: WAULH54B51
Wondering if one of you fine Audi techs can give me a radio code, the dealer is charging too much now and the customer can't find it. Radio is Symphony S/N [...] Thanks to anyone who can help in advance!
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2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 3.0L DSC warning light VIN: WBACN53401
DSC warning light comes on and stays on. using i-scan, find fault 182($B6)steering angle sensor CAN in abs/asc/dsc module. go to LWS (steering angle) and find 'no code'. can clear code and light goes out and stays out until next key cycle. abs/dsc continues to...
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2001 BMW 525i 2.5L abs VIN: WBADT43491
DSC light on the inst. cluster and the customer had a feeling of vibration(pulsing) thru his brake pedal. we pull the code of 58 recharging pump. checked all resources of information and no luck. Do I have to replace precharging pump?
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1993 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Braking system VIN: 1G6KY5296P
Hello IATN, Today we are working on a 1994 Cadillac Seville STS. It has a problem with leaking air into the right front and left rear brake line circuit. We have replaced the master cylinder with a aftermarket reman twice with the same results. Somehow air ke...
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2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1G6KD54YX4
came in misfire under light load at 60-70mph scanner showed misfire on cyl 7 we replaced plugs and coil pack. did not help we found that missfire is on cyl 7 and 8 we did top engine cleaning and egr service with bg product the we found if we unplug the egr tha...
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2006 Cadillac DTS 4.6L driver side head light VIN: 1G6KD57Y96
this vehicle came in with driver side head light goes out after letting lights stay on for about twenty minutes checked wiring and wires appear to be ok so i replaced the headlight control module and this seem to cure the problem but customer returned in about...
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1993 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 5.7L abs module bleeding VIN: 1GNGC26KXP
Car pulls to the left when braking. (hard or soft Braking) found that there was know brake fluid flow to the right caliper bleeder valve. So we replaced both right and left front calipers and hoses. Test drove car after repair, car still pulls to the left with...
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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1BL52P8T
this car has been in the shop this will be the 3rd time in 9 months with the fuel hanger pass through connector burnt. ive put anew fuel pump each time as well as a new a/c delco fuel hanger each time.has anybody come across this before. i havent checked for a...
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC5242V
OK, rookie time over here. Thanks for the replies in advance, even if it does make me cry. What I have is a 1997 Cavalier, 2.2. Shop car. We put a head on it, then after about 6 months of customer loan outs the oil pump died and killed the motor. We didnt want...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L brake lights VIN: 1GCHG35UX3
happy holidays all. we have this 03 express van in that has me alittle stumped. when the brakes are applied, the dome light comes on dim, the brake and back-up lights come on and the high mount brake light comes on dim. turn signals work properly until brakes ...
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2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL45XX3
Car came in with P0441. Alldata flow chart had me replace the purge valve but, here is the real problem. The pcm supplies the purge solenoid with PWM power and the ground is good constantly through the PCM also. After extensive testing, I found the purge solen... Trouble codes: P0441 (Incorrect Purge Flow)
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L compression VIN: 3C3EY55E75
car was towed in after a billzard, was -15 f with very high winds. customer used remote start and car died after 5 min and would not restart. once ice melted anuff to get hood open, snow was packed in engine campartment and engine could not be seen. next day p...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Hydro-Boost VIN: 3D7LU38C83
Customer brought truck in with brakes applied after they replaced p/s pump & hoses. Customer supplied reman booster( A1 ) we peplaced it & same problem. Once you apply brakes they wont release & pedal stays down about 1 inch or so. If I loosen lines at master ...
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1990 Ford E-250 Econoline Custom 4.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFE24YXL
on a cold start up when you turn the key on the fuel pump continues to run.after a hard time starting it it will finally idle roughly with the check engine on steady. no data stream. probing the sensors with a dvom nets very good readings on the tps iat iac et...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJE34F8S
Hi Guys, I just have no pwoer to run the electronic diesel system. Checked all fuses under dash (old school fuse box) Checked all fuseabli links. Manually activevated all relays. Tryed the scan tool no communication. Is there an ECM fuse I am missing? Oh and t...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U1T
hello i have some trtavelers with this tarus that lost power and stalled, was towed in at six oclock quitting time, any way the car started and ran fine scanned for codes and found p0300 i test drove car and it was fine until about 15 miles into drive then it ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multible miss fire)
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L heater core VIN: 1FALP52U8V
car came in for a no heat problem. did a system flush, still no heat, had hot coolent on one side but not the other side of the heater core, took the lines off the heater core and ran water though it, heat was there. customer took it, came back a week later, n...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32E1W
This explorer has a bad missfire on cold start and with long term fuel trims at 25 on both banks I am changing the intake gaskets (seals). What I'm not sure of is I found a plastic vaccume line that has melted against the exhaust and can NOT find the source. I... Trouble codes: P0171 (engine lean bank 1), P0174 (engine lean bank 2), P0302 (engine miss fire 2 cyl), P0430 (cat below threshold bank 2), P1130
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L tail shaft VIN: 1FDWF36L5X
vehicle come into the shop with the complaint of a vibration at all speeds above 30-35 mph. checked the front end and rear end with good results. upon inspecting u-joints found excessive play near the tail shaft. but the u-joints are ok. removed drive shaft an...
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1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2FMZA51UXX
Van came in for complaint that when he passed it went into this hard jerking. I drove van cold it works fine, no codes. Once it warms up you drive it around 3000RPM and it feels like you turned off key and back on again its that hard of a jerk. In shop you sna...
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L heater VIN: 1MEFM53UXY
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDWF3657Y
we replaced a part of the rear suspention, test drove the truck . when they picked it up they called back and said it would not start. we towed it back , did a compresion check and changed the spak plugs as we went. compresion was within specs. we checked fuel...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L alarm VIN: 1FTWX33F3Y
We just installed a Pro-start remote start/alarm kit on this 2000 F350 7.3 (kit #CT5010). With the vehicle not running, the alarm arms & disarms fine and the doors lock & unlock fine. Now when the vehicle is remote started with the doors locked, the alarm will...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L heat VIN: 3FTZF17201
no heat. customer have other people replace the thermostat, still no heat. i replace the water pump . thinking weak pump, due to have heat at idle but fade after driving. old water pump still very good but replace anyway. air come out the vent around 120. but ...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L skips 1 2 shift VIN: 1FAFP55282
Hi everyone thanks for take your time reading this. I have this taurus that the shop down the street dropped off for no second gear. and they replaced 3 tranis in this thing thinking, I don't hnow what they were thinking after the sec trans they put in. We wen...
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU77E02
Customer orginial complaint MIL light illuminated & very rough idle. P0171 & P0174 ST & LT fuel trims very + (+20). Replaced plenuem gaskets. ST & LT fuel trims normal & no MIL light again ever. During road test, vehicle drives great but still slight "miss" an...
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2002 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMPU16L72
Hi gang! I have a Ford 5.4 that will surge when put in reverse & we have found it also stall when backed & stopped quickly. We have R&R'd IAC, cleaned throttle body, smoke checked for vacuum leaks, cleaned MAF, disc'd battery, & pinched off the booster hose al...
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1995 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GKCT18W85
This thing is driving me crazy. It will start and run normal for a few minutes, then it will surge, from idle to almost shutting off, and repeats this. It keeps doing this about once a second, and sometimes stalls out. At this time it will not respond to throt...
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK16T71
Hopefully one of you fine folks can shed some light on this Subdivision thats handing me my a@@! I put the fuel pump in back in April when it came in as a no start. At that time we also cleaned the MAF, T.B. and put plugs in it since they were fairly worn. Two... Trouble codes: P0101, P0300, P0171, P0174, P1133 (O2 Sensor Not Switching Bank 1), P1153 (O2 Sensor Not Switching Bank 2)
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2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHG39U43
replaced intake gaskets on van, and on initial start up after repair van idled at 3800 rpm. saw that iac valve counts were at 0 and fuel trims on both banks immediatly started counting up. assumed that i had caused the problem by removing intake. removed again... Trouble codes: P0507 (high idle speed)
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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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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G3J4CC878
Customer came in a few months back complaining of occasional no start. Claims to get out of the car and pull on throttle cable, and then the car would start. On Wed. 12/17 came in and said the car done the same thing at lunch, but she could not get the car to ...
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1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JHLRD1858W
Hey guys, I have this CR-V that has a rough idle / stall when cold.I just replaced an exhaust valve because it was burnt on #4 cyl.I reinstalled the head and adjusted the valves as per alldata, did the idle relearn but it seems to be not quite right when cold ...
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2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E44
vehicle starts & runs poorly cold, little to no throttle on accel cold. rich exhaust odor. ses lamp on w/ above 3 codes. no info in "some data" to diagnose concern. any info would be appreciated. thanks! Trouble codes: P1110 (throttle actuator stuck closed), P1175 (throttle actuator stuck open), P1196 (limp home value on close 2)
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L etc. VIN: 1J4GW58N2Y
Need some help! This is my wifes jeep, It is a quadra trac. (full time 4WD).There is a noise that has recently gotten very annoying,Got it pin pointed some what!It has a growling noise or rubbing noise when braking to a stop and it can be felt if you hold your...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L radiator fan VIN: 1J4GW48S13
Hello everyone I have no power to the radiator fan motor. Ive checked fuses all ok under dash and under hood . It shows to have no relays for the fan. I dont have much info on this. both wires going to the fan are ground at all times even when the ac is on and...
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L front differential VIN: SALME11423
I am looking for the r & r process for the front diff. I can't find any reliable info in Al Data or Mitchell shop key programs. I am not sure if the cradle has to be removed or if I can sneak it through the left wheel well somehow. Any help would be apprciated...
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1991 Lexus ES250 2.5L No Start VIN: JT8VV22T8M
car tow in the shop cranking but no start,check fuel pressure okay check ignition no spark check coil okay check igniter okay check wire okay, last thing could be PCM.any Tech out there had that problems like that so let me know Thank you so much.
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L Transmission VIN: JTJGF10U31
Transmission had failed and was replaced with Lexus reman. Upon replacement, the vehicle would not drive properly and would not shift properly. Prior to transmission replacement, there was code P0765--Shift Solenoid "D" malfunction. After transmission failure,...
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L VSC light on VIN: JTHBN30F02
We replaced the timing belt and after a test drive noticed the VSC light coming on. First, we are not sure whether the light was coming on prior to this repair but we are getting a code C1336- yaw sensor calibration. We cannot find a procedure for reseting the...
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1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNLM81W2P
Don't know what i'm missing here. My guess is carbon buildup in egr sys. but i've got 3 dead cylinders that have spark, fuel & compression sufficient to fire. Firing order ok, coils check ok. Swapped coils/ injectors to different holes to see if moved. No chan... Trouble codes: 332 (Insufficient flow egr koer), 10, 50, 60 (cylinder 1 56 balance test)
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB1240361
Hi this 500E has got a poor idle, car goes very well when driven, it has hesitation when cold which lasts for a couple of KM and then clears. New plugs and leads and rotors fitted along with 8 ASNU recon injectors, crankcase breather hoses, none of this was fi...
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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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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED26T11
Need help on this one, please! Vehical came in running ok, but check engine light was on. Had code p0325 for knock sensor. Timing belt and water pump had been replaced at another shop a few months earlier. Truck had high milage and no tune up work had been don... Trouble codes: P0155, P0161
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L instrument cluster VIN: 3N1CB51D63
Need to replace instrument cluster, not sure if the odometer on a used cluster will show different mileage or if the body module stores the odometer due to digital odometer. Any help would be greatly appreciated, basically need to know if the mileage needs to ...
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Turn signal VIN: 1G3WS52H0X
Front turn signals don't blink when the actual turn signal is plugged in. Test light will blink in wiring harness and then plug in the signals and nothing. Turn signals in rear work and so do flashers.
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2004 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5Y23L62894
interminttly light comes on/run test all checks good/wiring problem?connector problem?can not see anything else wrong! Trouble codes: P013B
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2006 Saturn Vue 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63406
Hi guys, This is my first help request, and boy do I need it! I'm working on a '06 Saturn Vue with the Honda 3.5L v-6 that's got misfires at idle only on cylinders 2 and 3. Engine runs strong and does not misfire off idle. In addition to the tests listed, I've... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire cyls 2 and 3 are misfiring)
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Temperature Control VIN: JTEGF21A71
When ATC is set to 80F temp cools down and blows cold(70f) reset to 85F (Max) blend door moves and temp at outlet goes to 145F.
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L coolent fans VIN: 3VWCA21CXM
After repair, 30A fuse blows when fans come on,with or with out a/c. amp draw test of each fan is as follows,large fan 17.0 amps, small fan 13.2 amps at start up.After start up amp load drops to 23A total large and small fans.I need info on how amp control mod...
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L heater VIN: 3VWRA29MOX
The temp guage wasnt coming up to the correct temp on the guage, less that 120 so I, looked at the coolant level that was A ok, so next I went to the temp readings with the old infra red temp tool and the guage was reading right, Well we replaced the stat and ...
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L abs module VIN: WVWMD23BXY
hello, we installed a new abs control module on this passat and alldata has botched 4 attempts to get me the correct login code and correct module code. the car is a 2000 vw passat, auto trans, bosch 5.3 abs with asc, front wheel drive. we are familiar with ho...
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2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDC21V41
Car first came in with above codes and a bunch of short to ground codes. Replaced main relay and no more short codes but still getting the Mass air flow and fuel trim codes. On test drives i have noticed that the fuel trim is fine for a while but then seems to... Trouble codes: P0103, P1128, P0172
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L turbo VIN: WVWCD63B75
This vehicle was brought to us with a large motor oil leak and lack of power. Upon inspection, we found the turbo oil return line leaking through the lower part of the braided section and we found that the turbo wastegate would not open. The customer agreed to...
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1984 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX8840E
Car was towed in. Replaced cap,rotor, wires, still weak spark. Set crank at TDC and pulled back timing cover. Cam mark is exactly correct. I saw no belt damage in the 12" or so that were visible. Removed new cap; rotor is not aligned with #1. Removed distribut...
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1990 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L hard start when cold VIN: YV1FA8946L
Hello fellow Tech's, I have this Volvo that will not start when it is cold, it will crank but it will not start. fuel pressure is good, there is spark. temp sensor code 123 is there, if I clear it it will come back after the car starts. thank you
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1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Battery VIN: YV1LZ56D0X
This Volvo has a ghost. Every so often.. 10 -12 days the vehicle will not crank.. Last time I found 9.5 battery voltage when this happened. History.. New battery, Alt charging,, diode pattern normal. Replaced pos battery cable found it hot.. Seemed like the pr...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.8L timing chain VIN: WAUKH68DX1
Well, we have success. The right intake cam was retarded 1 tooth. As far as the 16 rollers between marks, I dont know. The left cams line up closer to the tip of the tooth, while the right side cams seem to be more in the valley. I do know this, with the crank...
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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUYP54B21
Sorry for taking so long to write back. The customer hasn't been able to make it back to complete the repair yet. At $300+ for a temp sensor they probably won't bother fixing it with the way the economy is right now. In any case the measuring block for the cyl... Trouble codes: P1455 (exhaust temp sensor).
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L heated washer nozzles, possibly more. VIN: WAUVT64B22
Well, car has gone down the road. I can't believe the customer's owned this car for 3 years and hasn't had more of a problem. Once I removed the little shunt from the relay box, parasitic draw dropped to 19mA-barely enough to run the security LED. I applied...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G6CD5338L
Thanks for your help. Unfortunately I haven't fix this vehicle yet. I had to put it on the back burner so I can make some money. I put a new distributor, cap. rotor, spark plugs, ECU, fuel pump. I also disconnected the exhaust at the manifolds. I'm going to s...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y2W
WELL GUYS I THANK YOU FOR YOUR RESPONSES YOU ARE THE BEST IT IS FIXED I HAD TO DISCONNECT THE BATTERY AND DO THE 10 MINUTE ON OFF 10 ON OFF 10 ON OFF AND WHAT DO YOU KNOW IT STARTED WITH NO SECURITY ISSUES THANKS AGAIN MY BRAIN WAS GETTING FRAZZELED ON THIS ON...
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1992 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1LT53T2N
thanks for the great replies,turned out to be bad new temp sensor,and poor connection at sensor,replaced both again and everything is great. thanks again,mel.
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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Radio VIN: 2G1WL52M2V
This one is fixed. I'd like to thank the 2 people that replied. I used to have a conection at the dealership, but they changed ownership a while back and don't like to give info out very well especialy since business is slow right now. I ended up getting the u...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCS13W0X
Well guys, this one is one for the record books. I recieved 26 replies and I want to thank every one of you for your input, but it was not the fuel pump. The VCM was not trigering the injectors during cranking, I replaced the VCM and all is good. After sitting...
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2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GAHG35U43
This post was for a friend and he's still struggling with it. The e-mail I got didn't really help at all. I think he's got a pinched wire or something related to the engine swap. Trouble codes: P1626.
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L shift interlock VIN: 3C4FYY48B7
I waited as long as I could to close this post. Only received three replies which leads me to believe that Chrysler is not having many interlock issues. I never was able to duplicate the problem. Although the shift button did not operate smoothly at times. I a...
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L battery VIN: 2C4GP54LO4
thank you for the replies. we had tested and retested the parasitic drain and it was always below an acceptable limit, we tested and retested the alternator output and even under full load it was charging properly. we replaced the battery and they have not h...
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2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L Mechanical VIN: KLAVA6927Y
Thanks for eveyone's reply. Ordered good used head from local supplier. Thanks to all.
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L door lock, dash lights, scanner comm. headlights VIN: 1B4GT44L9V
All messages were helpful. Checked the grounds at the right kick panel and under the center of the dash - both good. Our service writer semi-screwed me on this one. The customer originally did only have the headlight problem and all the other issues started a...
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1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 1B7FL26X8W
we used aftermarket heater core and the case inside has to be modified inside and the heater core dosent sit in case properly, so we had to use more foam tape to close up spaces in case by heater core. the problem was that more air flow was going behind core d...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L evaporator VIN: 1FTDX1869V
I INSPECTED EVAPORATOR WHILE I HAD DASH APART AND DECIDED TO LEAVE IT ALONE .SORRY FOR DELAY IN CLOSING THIS I THOUGHTI HAD ALREADY THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES
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1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L 4X4 operation VIN: 1FTPX28L7W
Dear Technicians. Sorry I've been so long closing this request. This truck turned into one of those nightmare jobs, but we finally got it fixed, thanks at least in part to the answers I recieved. One reply suggested hooking up jumpers to the T-case motor to se...
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L shifter VIN: 1FAFP13P1X
thanks for all help.took out center concole found lot coffee spills as lot of replies said could be.replaced shift sol it worked out good iatn is really good.
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V36
Hello iATN members, I'm closing this request at this time without a fix. This vehicle belongs to a used car lot, and he sent it over to ford. They diagnosed it to be a bad injector on #5. They replace the injector, it ran fine for a couple days then did the sa... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2006 Ford LCF 4.5L Hesitation, No Power VIN: 3FRLL45ZX6
Thank you everybody who took the time to reply for my help. I've suggested The owner take it to the dealer. The vehicle is too new and I dont have the proper tools, besides it maight still be under warranty. Some of the replys mention to send it to the dealer....
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2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GTEC14W6Y
well thnx to all for the replies and Dan, your info proved most helpful. the cruise circuit was open, but power to the fuse was ok, power was not reaching the bcm with the key in run. found a bad connection at the fuse box itself. the BCM must see 12v with the...
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2003 GMC Sonoma SLS 4.3L 4x4 VIN: 1GTDT13XX3
found a bad connection at the switch and a corroded terminal at the controller.Pulled the connector apart straightened the pin cleaned both the connection and the corroded terminal tested the operation and reassembled. All working fine now
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D01
from what we know the ecm's were damaged by a short in harness. customer has opted to try and do repairs himself. regardless he will need a new ecm. but we were careful to advise him to only instal new one after short is located. thanks to all that helped. y... Trouble codes: P1515, P1516.
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S V6 3.2L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JAACL11LX4
OK the issue is that alldata has bad information on O2 sensor locations, The wire schematic is wrong on b1s2 and b2s1 they are switch in alldata. After removing intake to look for bound up harness under it, and finding nothing I finally got correct Isuzu sche... Trouble codes: P0140, P0155.
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L radiator fan motor innop. VIN: 1J4GW58S7X
relay and fan motor was the problem fan was drawing too many amps repalced both worked great thanks for all your input and relay locations
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Cuts out VIN: KNDJA7238X
thanks everyone for the help. Turns out there was probably a quart of oil under the sparkplug/coilpak cover. the jiffylube had spilled oil during their oil change and didnt feel it was very important that oil puddled on the ignition, shorting out key ignition ...
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1996 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Transfer Case VIN: SALJY1283T
I recieved 4 replies and they all said that the interlock was for automatics so that they cannot be put into 4wd unless the transmission is in nuetral. Evidentally the manual transmission models are quite rare because I couldn't find any man trans transfer cas...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A52
All the replies were helpful, but stuff I had allready done. The vehicle is going to end up being towed to the dlr to probably have a new PCM. Thanks for the people who responded. Trouble codes: P0353 (Cylinder 3 prim/sec crkt fault), P0356 (Cylinder 6 prim/sec crkt fault), P0357 (Cylinder 7 prim/sec crkt fault), P0358 (Cylinder 8 prim/sec crkt fault).
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2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22542
Installed new TPS and the problem is gone; Looks as though the car had two problems the wiring was the cam sensor problem and the tps itself was the reason for the tps code Trouble codes: P0123 (throttle switch input circuit high), P0340 (cam sensor circuit).
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53S2X
This vehicle did not get fixed because the customer would not permit any more testing. I never got to pull the upper intake manifold and check compression on the back head but i really think this is where the problem was. When i started it cold in the mornin... Trouble codes: P0174, P0301, P0302, P3030.
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM55S3Y
thank you to all of the good replies. this was an intermittent condition so we gave it some time after the repair to make sure we had made the right move. apparently we had, we replaced the fuel pump assembly and the car has been running perfectly ever since.
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1994 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31DOR
The Altima fuel pump assembly is rather complicated. There is the top part, which comes off easily. It can (and should) be removed completely by detaching the two wire harnesses (one goes down to the gauge sender, the other to the pump)and the two hoses (pre...
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1995 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: IN4BU31D9S
finally got back to this vehicle.inspected distributor found cap and rotor generic made in china.got parts at local nissan dealer,vehicle started riight up and running fine.thanks y'all for tips on distributor,cap and rotor.
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L fail-safe mode VIN: 5N1ED28Y3Y
Customer at the time decided to take vehicle and get back to me later. We disconnected the TPS which allowed the vehicle to be driven.Today the customer came back in and said he had taken the vehicle to the dealer and they fixed it. Based on the invoice they r...
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52F33
Well the majority of you all seem to think that the ignition cylinder is the problem. Some posted about water getting into the bcm. I will check these things on the next car with this problem. The cust. was happy I got it to start and took the car to trade it ...
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2001 Saturn L200 2.2L fuel gage inop VIN: 1G8JU52F61
Ok to sum up things with this car I knew it had a new oem sender and that the pcm was displaing the correct level and the gauge needle moved some when the key turned on.Replacing the cluster fixed problem. Thanks to everyone replies this ones history.
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2004 Saturn Vue Red Line 2.2L lubrication VIN: 5GZCZ23D14
Thanks for the replies. My orignal post was done without me looking at the vehicle; Grease Monkey and I spent a bunch of time on the phone. The vehicle finally got here yesterday so I could look at it. There was excessive blow by or pressure in the engine. ...
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on
Thank you for all the replies, most stating what I pretty much felt that the fed cat will not set cat moniter on cal vehicle. Trouble codes: P0420.
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1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L flywheel VIN: 4T1VV22E7L
thanks to all that replied.we had no problems installing the flywheel. I knew alldata was left of center on this one.
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTG69M31
we replaced mass air sensor got from vw as opposed to buying cheaper unit found on web at least vw would back product better car has ben running for 1 week now all is well thanks all for help Trouble codes: P1152.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2 shift
Removed valve body and thorough cleaned again. Found a few sticky valves nothing serious, before reinstalling valve body we air check solenoids A,B,& C. we did this by appling small amount of air pressure to soleniod and hit it with 12 volts. A & B were fine C...
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