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1996 Audi A4 2.8L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDA88D21
Hello all... We have a 96 a4 2 wheel drive, engine code AFC, 2.8 12 valve v6. Our customer claims that very intermittently, the car will be very hard to start, has to crank six or seven times until car fires, has happened in both warm and cold weather. He says... Trouble codes: P1611 (trans ecm short to ground mil request active), P0306 (misfire 6)
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L limp mode VIN: WAUAC48H43
This vehicle has code 17090 or P0706. It goes into a limp operating mode at times, the check engine light comes on and the shift pattern indicator lights flash. This is the CVT variable / no gear transmission. If the vehicle is shut off and re-started the prob...
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1991 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1G6CCB53B4
Hi Guys I am working on a 1991 Cadillac deville tha came in originally for a rough operation (missfire) when warm at about 45 mph. At that time we located a weak injector and replaced it. It ran good when it left the shop, this was about 6 months ago. Just bef...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD52Y0T
96 Deville 4.6 codes P0171/P0174 air flow runs approximately 4 GPS at 650 RPMs long term fuel trim goes to 37% and locks there. Have blocked all vacuum passages, eleminated EGR, verified cam timing,tested compression,tested and substituted fuel,cleaned injecto... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1991 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Vibration VIN: 1GCCS14Z8M
HELP! Can't figure this on out! Vehicle presented with a tranny leak from the bell housing area. Customer declined repair but we also found a water pump leak and a broken transmission mount. These items were replaced, and the truck was returned to the custome...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 3G1JF12D1S
Originally the engine had to be rebuilt because of a faulty oil pump. This is strange, this engine will peck or knock at idle and if you rev it up but,at exactly 1500 rpm it will stop making the noise anything above or below 1500 rpm it will knock. Also if you...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W2Y
Thanks For Any Help This truck will missfire only on light acceleration up to about 35 miles per hour.After 35 its gone.If you take off hard theres no miss.It will not miss under load in shop.Apears to only miss while moving.All scan data looks ok.STFT is 130... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GAHG39R12
hi friends,this van came in with a misfiring and a hard start problem.I found that the fuel pump was only puting out 40 psi.so it was replace and that took care of the hard start.after installing a new distributor I start having a p01345 code.found ot that the... Trouble codes: P0351, P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L vibration VIN: 1GTGG25RX2
body shop replaced above items from deer hit.customer complained of vibration after repairs.when you drive like a idiot the van gets a bad vibration in floor, goes away when trans. shifts but comes back at high rpm's until trans shifts again or you let off the...
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L driver's window VIN: 3GNEC12T64
This vehicle came in with both windows going up slowly and having to cool off to raise window completely. Replaced both motors (aftermarket) about two months ago, now the driver's window is in the same condition, and the passenger, though better than the drive...
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2006 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 2A4GM68496
Replaced ambient temp sensor. Was reading incorrect outside temp. Scanner does show correct temp,but now heater control display shows -40dg.Not sure if needs to have a reprogram done or there is a comm. problem Trouble codes: 0073 (ambient temp volts high)
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L shifting VIN: 2C3HH46R6X
happy new year techs got a 99 dodge intrepid in for transmission in limp mode pulled code p1698 no trans data communication, no trans ccd message. speedo inop at times & prnd3l indicator lights up in all positions at times & the oil light flickers when moving ...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L temp gauge VIN: 1B7GG22NYY
this vehicle is currently being driven daily. this truck is not in the shop at this time. problem is customer can drive this vehicle all day everyday around town on the highway etc.. locally and all is fine. he travels about 200 miles away every weekend to see...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L power steering VIN: 2B3HD56U51
hello, this car came in for a oil leak,as it turned out it was powersteering fluid leaking out of the front pump seal, i replaced p/s pump and flushed system, it had a whine so i let it idle for about 15-20 minutes,whine seem to go away, i than test drove car ...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HHY6R72
Hey Guys, A little puzzling here. With new sensor installed there is no signal from camshaft while running. There is nothing wrong with the old sensor so I plugged it in and with key on engine off toggled the hall effec with a blade screwdriver and it works. ... Trouble codes: P0340
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L coolant VIN: 2B3HD46R72
Identifix tells me there is a primary weep hole for the water pump near the thermostat, and if clogged, a secondary weep hole in front of the valley area. I do have a valley full of coolant, but nothing seen near the stat. Need to know exactly where the primar...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L mis-fire#4 VIN: 2D4GP44L83
HELL-O TO ALL, Happy New Year, customer came in needing a smog. We tuned the car up etc, check lite on,needed plugs and wires.Added fuel additive and some gas turned the chk. light off, stayed off, car cooled down, cust. picked the car up at night, went aroun...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Engine VIN: 3D7KU28C43
I dont have much experience wit the commonrail dodge so mabey someone can offer som assistance. The customer came in and said that he took the truck to a dealer they did some service work (valve lash adjust excluded) and some pcm reflash now he has this noise ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Lighting VIN: 1D7HU16N33
Hello techs, we had this truck come in for park lights not operating, we diagnosed this to be a faulty intergrated power module,we installed a new ipm & this fixed our lighting problem. (fancy name for a fuse box). we used the same front control module , it ju...
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on
Hi Guys Ive got this customers windstar 3.8 with a recurring 171 and 174 lean code that just wont go away. My genisys streaming data shows the MAF voltage at .05 and the flow at 1.34 gal/sec when the engine is off.Does this mean the PCM needs a reflash or so... Trouble codes: 0171 (lean left bank), 0174 (lean right bank)
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX20F5Y
hello every body(happy new year).thanks in advance for the time to look at mi post ,truck came in a tow ,no start ,codes p1316,1293 and 1294,have a cam sensor and y tried it, no start. when it came in only 1316 code was in memory,when y do inj buzz test 1293 a... Trouble codes: P1316 (p1293-), P1293 (p1294-), P1294 (testing and results)
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L p/s pump VIN: 2FMZA52453
this windstar keeps coming back with a power steering pump leak. we have replace the pump twice with remaned cardone pumps. we have flushed the system before each pump replacement. Both times the front seal is where the leak occurs. this time it will not leak ...
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2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L extended crank VIN: 1FDXE45F23
Truck came in with an extended crank problem, cranks long cold or hot but a little longer when it is cold. The glow plugs are good and injectors are not leaking externally with the valve covers off.
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L rear window VIN: 1GKDT13W9V
thanks for looking at this request.jimmy will pop rear glass when shifted into neutral,doesn't work w/switch.has power constant,ground only in n or p.due to age of vehicle cust doesn't want to spend ton of time diaging.my question is ground seems to run threw ...
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1999 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 1GTCS1444X
truck came in for a quick stumble or hesitation on acceleration or decel. preformed computer test and no dtc's were found. list's no misfires in data or in mode 6. spark plugs and wires have been replaced. with ac delco parts. used a test module and coil's. ma...
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GDJG31F72
I work on very few of these so I am not well versed on how GM controls these. I cannot get this pump to time correctly. When it came in the offset was +.09° and under timing enable procedure the DES and ACT were both 0°. I adjusted the pump toward the drivers ... Trouble codes: P0238 (Boost sensor circuit)
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1HGCB7260M
falls on its face and stalls on acceleration. no codes, fuel pressure is good. sometimes wont start. then when you get it running its fine until you give it some gas and it falls on its face and stalls out. pops through the air cleaner.
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JHMCD5658S
When cold the engine starts and runs at about 1400 RPM for about 3 minutes then starts surging at 700 to 1500 RPM for about 5 min. then when engine is hot it idles ok. If you restart the engine the cycle starts over again, but since the car is warm, it stops h...
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L all upshifts VIN: 1HGEM22921
Any help would be greatly appreciated.This Honda flares on all upshifts,seems to be worse at lighter throttle.No codes.Next thing I was going to check line and clutch pressures but haven't found the right adapters yet.Just thought I'd try on here and see if th...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L heater VIN: JHMCM56603
hello all techs out there this car have dual heater and AC but driver side doesn't have heater passenger side Ok,blower motor blow out both side passenger hot driver side NO.the control penal working find and both door inside working fine.i can't get it both b...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L crossover tube VIN: JNRDRO7YX1
i have 2oo1 qx4 that the water crossover tube on the rear of the cylinder heads is leaking.it has a3.5 v6.cant see a good way to get to it without pulling the engine or transmisson.has anyone had any success in replacing the o-rings on this.how did you do it?
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1996 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L High idle VIN: JACDJ58V4T
This vehicle exibits a very high idle after approx. 10-13 miles of driving. If I start it and let it idle in the shop it will begin to flare up and eventually remain at 2500 rpm after about 10 minutes. I've cleaned the grounds pertaining to the PCM. They rema...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01NX1
This problem started when a coin was dropped into the cig. lighter. The power wire shorted, got hot along it's whole length. Another shop removed the wire and taped spots on other wires that were touching it and partially melted the insulation. The car now has... Trouble codes: P1580
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HR48P7C
Very hard start when cold, then start stall and will not take fuel on acceleration until warm - pops out of intake. Five spark plugs had the ground electrodes melted off and all eight plugs were white from heat. Will start immediately when cold with propane an... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Misfires), P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2), P0420 (Catalyst Efficiency)
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1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L spindal VIN: JT8UF11E1P
problem with worn rear spindal bushings, parts are not serviceable per my local area lexus dealer. any ideas on an outside parts provider for these parts
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2003 Lexus RX300 3.0L VSC and TRAC OFF lights on VIN: JTJGF10V23
Hello, After doing a normal rear brake service: Resurface rotors, install new pads. The VSC and TRAC OFF lights will light on after start the engine and drive forward about 5-10 feet. If cut the engine off then restart the engine,the VSC and TRAC OFF lights wi...
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2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L cylinders VIN: 1LNHM97V31
This Lincoln has a missfire @ low rpm under heavy load, such as going to pass a vehicle at 65 mph. most of the ignition coils & all plugs have been replaced at other shops, no one seems to be able to get this fixed for him. I found #7 cylinder with low compres...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Electronic VIN: WDBNG7CJ56
mercedes tech, please help. car only got 1st gear, not able [...] communicate with trans module. engine code p0600 serial communication lik malfunction,p0237no or incorrect can message from control unit etc module. abs co...
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L alternator VIN: 1N4DL01D7Y
Just a question to make sure Im thinking correct. This car came in not charging. Tested and found the alt not charging. Checked the wiring to the alt with the car off and key on and found no power from the charge light bulb but the light IS on when it is runni...
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1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L hydralic system VIN: L0P1293859
Car came in with low pedal. Checked all the mechanical on front and rear. I had to bleed with a power bleeder to get the pedal back to normal ( or at least close to it) I have since had to do it again and it's now it need of another bleeding. I looked for leak...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Charging VIN: 1G2NE12T7W
Hello and happy new year to all,I have this car that was driven to my shop on new battery and new alternator that was replaced by the customer.I checked the fuses and the fuse was blown for the alternator so I tought well that is an easy one,after replacing th...
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2005 Porsche Cayenne Turbo 4.5L brake booster VIN: WP1AC29P05
This vehicle has a warning message on the dash when the vehicle is started that states “Brake booster Failure" we tested and checked the vacuum line and the electric aux, vacuum pump, The brake booster holds vacuum. Brake pedal feels normal and vehicle stops o...
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2008 Saturn Aura XR 3.6L Tire VIN: 1G8ZV57748
Tire pressure light turned on for a low tire. We aired tire up and cant find reset procedure forlight. Thanks in advance.
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L abs VIN: 4S3BG68853
Hey all you Subaru techs out there. Is there a way to pull abs codes on a 1997 Subaru legacy outback without a manufacturers scan tool. All data isn't giving a procedure and I am assuming that like with all other cars there should be a way to ground a diagnost...
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1F1GD296X2
Hello to all, This car runs well except when accelerating fairly hard between 4-5000 rpm. The engine will cut out for maybe half a second & then recover & run well again. It will set/reset code P0244 after 2 shifts (auto trans)! Tachometer seems to drop with a... Trouble codes: P0244 (wastegate control solenoid valve malfunction-high input)
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Hard start cold VIN: WVWRP61J33
Hi all, I'm hoping to gain some insight from some VW techs. We have a diesel Jetta that keeps giving us fits. It came in a couple of months ago with a hard start problem. We found the intake and EGR passages almost completely choked off with carbon. Removed in...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L timing chain, cylinder head VIN: 3VWPF71K05
Need VW tech help on this one. Vehicle came in from another shop. Customer said the other shop told them it had broken timing chain. When we got the car, it would not start, and did not have any compression. When the engine was turning over, we could hear a cl...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Maintenance required VIN: 3VWDT81K96
The problem we have is reset information for the maintenance reminder that comes on at mileage intervals. All the info we could find told us the reset HAS to be done at the dealer. We did find a few matches on other models that uses the buttons on the cluster ...
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1991 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA8842M
ok guys I got this car here starts fine cold but will not start on hot restart!! when cranking hot vehilce has good spark 45 psi fuel pressure and injector pulse. if I give it a little shot of fuel through one of the vacuum hoses it will start right up and run...
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1993 Volvo 940 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JS8838P
after doing unrelated work, car now will not run properly,when cold car will not accelerate, has no power and i have to feather the gas to keep running .after the vehicle heats up it then runs and drives. i have a code but cannot find the description of it. th... Trouble codes: 122 (unknown)
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1996 BMW 318i 1.9L Blower motor VIN: WBABH8323T
Hi and thanks to all who replied. The blower motor assy was successfully installed on Saturday. One suggestion was to be patient, VERY IMPORTANT. Others suggested heat and possible bending the opening a little. So with shop heater, warmed up blower assy. No ro...
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1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP52K4V
Sorry for the long delay, the original diagnosis of a bad crank sensor was correct, what was not correct was that the scanner lied to us and said we were getting no signal after we replaced the sensor.This led us to finding out why and in the process blew a fu...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L valve noise VIN: 2G4WB52K6X
First of all, let me say that I appreciate everyones support in this matter. We will not be able to correct this vehicles problems as the owner has chosen to take us to court. Since the owner initially paid the bill by charge card then had the payment witheld ...
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2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8L Filler tube VIN: 1G6DM57T66
Thanks to all the responses. The majority of them said to check the filter in the canister. There is a bulletin from GM concerning this but that wasn't the problem. We eliminated all the other issues and determined the tank had to be dropped due to a restricti...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L shifter VIN: 43568973EW
still can't get it to shift into and stay in 4th gear. It grinds a bit and then goes in gear. appreciate any new ideas
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start
hey guys it turned out to be the IDM now i've got pulse and the truck runs fine thanks to all the responses.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 2GCEK19T0Y
I HAD SEVERAL GOOD IDEAS, THIS TRUCK HAD SEVERAL PROBLEMS, A BAD CONNECTION AT ECM SOLVED LOCKUP, CHANGED IGNITION SWITCH IT WAS BURNT BUT NO REAL CHANGE. PULLED TRANS PAN AND FOUND NEEDLE BEARINGS AND BRASS SHIMS, ALL FROM PLANITARYS.WHEN PULLED VALVE BODY TH...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Spark plug VIN: 1GCHK209V7
We pulled the exhaust manifold and had good access to the spark plug hole. The threads were mostly gone, but no other damage. I had several recommendations for a company called Time-Sert (www.timesert.com) to get a kit for this repair. The California distribut...
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: IG1JC52401
Happy new year to ALL. Thanks to all who replied. The replies were fantastic. Several replies said the theft light was working as should. I guess there is no way to manually test for the ecm receiving theft signal bcause that is communicated through the "buss"...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Cylinder Head Surfacing VIN: 1GCHK29162
Sorry about the long wait for closing. We were on a long waiting list for the gasket set, apparently Fel Pro & GM were both on national back order. We looked at a picture of Fel Pro's offering & thought it may not be the quality we were looking for (perforated...
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2004 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L heater VIN: 1GNDX03E34
Had a few replies on this, a couple said to check the blend door which I had already done. Also had a couple suggestions of air pockets, I dont think it is this because it is not overheating and it is still having the heating problem after being driven several...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L traction control activating VIN: 1GNEK13TX4
hello and thanks for all your help we have opted to try replacing the front bearings and sensors however the customers schedule is such that i cant get the truck back before i must close my request thanks again iatn is a great tool for all of us happy new year...
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H4V
Thanks to everyone for help. Costumer finally got off some money to pay for a new dist. Installed and runs. Now the fun part to collect the bill.Thanks again to all.
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Front suspension VIN: 2C8GF68454
Thanks for all the advise guys. I replaced the swaybar bushings and the noise is gone. I have to admit, I didnt think it was going to fix the problem. There was very little play in the bushings but it did move side to side pretty easily. Thanks for all the hel...
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1988 Dodge W100 Custom 5.9L system over charge VIN: 1B7HW04W8J
Gentlemen, thank you all for your input. The verdict is that this is a normal charge output for this year,make and model. Much testing and checking was done to reach this conclusion. I suspect that I could have dialed the output voltage lower with an adjustab...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Z5W
Thanks for the many thoughtful replies. I will admit up front this has not been my finest hour. More than half the replies mentioned problems with valve seats...performed compression check and leakdown test - ok. Next most popular reply had to do with fuel inj...
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L no overdrive VIN: 1B4HR28YF1
the trans.temp. was stuck @-40 degrees and the temp. needs to be at least 50 deg. or higher, before it will be allowed to shift into overdrive. THANKS FOR THE HELP!
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L shifter VIN: 1B7KF23611
first, thanks for all the replys. after removing pan it was detirmined the resistance was at the rear park pawl area of the trans.the customer is deciding on what to do next.
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Fans VIN: 2B4GP44392
Happy New Year everyone. Thanks for all the replies.I have replaced the fan relay with great confidence that this one is not coming back. Will reopen if problem happens again. Thanks again for all the help.
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2003 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L cooling system VIN: 2B3HD56M14
THANKS GUYS WE PUT THE GASKETS ON THE WRONG SIDES , THERE IN A PASSAGE IN THE LEFT FT OF THE BLOCK THAT WAS COVERED OVER. GASGETS ARE MARKED L & R USEING THE FINEST SCRIBE THEY CAN FIND.
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1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start
Thanks to all the great technicians that send me help, unfortunatly the problem didn't come back, and the car is starting fine for a month, i talked to the costumer every week and it's still running fine amazing !!!
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L headlights VIN: 1FAFP6535X
I have not had an opportunity to get this vehicle back, so I must close this post for now. Many of the replies I received were very helpful and I believe that my problem is either the dimmer switch or the central timer unit (attached to fuse box). Thanks to al...
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1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L heat VIN: 1FTRE1424X
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. I REMOVED THE INLET LINE OF THE HEATER CORE FROM THE VEHICLE & FOUND IT HAD A RESTRICTOR IN IT I WAS NOT AWARE OF & THE RESTRICTOR WAS PARTIALLY CLOGED i REMOVED THE RESTRICTOR & IT WORKS GREAT. THANKS AGAIN FOR ALL THE HELP.
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08LX1
Replaced defective MAF from ford. This Corrected the fuel trim and baro hz readings. Test drove vehicle on third test drive did the WOT procedure. Baro hz started to climb up. Fuel trim tend to still be slight high, but ave. 8%. Trouble codes: 171 (too lean), 174 (too lean).
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L clutch master cylinder VIN: 1FTYR14D72
After multiple bleeding sessions we finally got all the air trapped in the slave out of the system. Customer has not been back in almost 2 weeks now, so far so good.
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L engine VIN: 1FTSX31P64
Thanks to all who replied. I am sorry for the delay, the customer was short on cash and finally came up with the funds. Fred from Georgia hit the nails on the head. The leak was the y pipe, and the white smoke was a combination of antifreeze residue and a stuc...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTSW31P94
WE REPLACED THE INJECTOR O RINGS ON THE ONE SIDE, STILL HAD SOME SMOKE, RECHECKED AND FOUND ANTIFREEZE ALSO IN THE EXHAUST,,EGR COOLER AND EGR VALVE WERE REPLACED, NOW TRUCK RUNS FINE WITH NO SMOKE,,WE WERE SURPRIZED HOW WELL THE TRUCK RAN WITH ALL THESE ISSUE...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L starting VIN: 1FALF35PG2
thanks to all who replied.the fix turned out to be a pcm reprogram
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1998 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GMHM1GW1G
Well thanks to all that replied, your information was very helpful. The fix to my problem was a stripped out stator shaft on the front of the transmission. There is a bulliten related to this concern which has you inspect the stator shaft and replace it alon...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: KM8SB12B1A
Wow don't know what is worse that this really happend or every one of my techs plus three from other shops over looked this easily made problem. the coil wires are marked 1 and 3 however the coils can be be put in eather hole and the wires look good ran to eit...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L vvt VIN: SAJDA01CJY
so i ended up reflashing ecu and that did'nt do anything.so i took out the solenoid for bank b.there is two screens on either side of it.1 side was ok and the other side was missing half the screen and wedged itself in the solenoid itself,maybe from lack of re...
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L VSC light on VIN: JTHBN30F02
Thanks for all the responses. We have run into this code in the past after performing timing belt work but did not have this problem. A couple responses said the light could only be reset at the dealer. Thanks to Vladimir and Wladimir for the detailed procedur...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, right bank no fire
I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED , THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME I USED THE HELP REQUEST AND I AM HAPPY TO TELL EVERYONE IT CERTAINLY POINTED ME IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. TURNED OUT IT WAS MORE THAN I THOUGHT, THE PCM HAD SHUT DOWN THE RIGHT BANK BECAUSE IT... Trouble codes: P0352.
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L Cuts out VIN: WDBGA70G6X
Thank you all for the help. Almost all the replies said put a new crank sensor in. So we installed a new crank position sensor from the local Mercedes dealer and the vehicle started right up. Once again thank you. Trouble codes: P0355.
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1997 Mercury Tracer LS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM13P7V
THANKS ALOT FOR ALL THE REPLIES. THE FIX WAS TO REPULL THE USED HEAD I PUT ON AND GRIND THE VALVE SEATS SO THEY SEAT PROPERLY. I WAS STUCK ON THE FACT THAT THE PLUGS WERE ALWAYS SOAKED WITH GAS WHEN I PULLED THEM OUT, SO I WAS THINKING IT WAS GETTING TO MUCH ...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L driveline VIN: JA4MT41RXY
Well, I have not yet fixed this vehicle. However, I believe the problem is in the torque convertor. During this post, I received a call from another IATN member out of Utah (Dave, I believe) who was having the same concern. He diagnosed it as a faulty torqu...
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 5N1AR18W85
it seems this is pretty uncommon on these motors. thanks for a few of the help requests although a few people baffle me me by asking a question to my question on wether there are chain issues on these engines. after removing timing cover i discovered the pass ...
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1987 Porsche 944 2.5L Speedo, Tach, Temp, Charge gauges VIN: WPOAAP943H
Thanks to those who replied. We ended up getting a used instrument cluster. All gauges are working properly now.
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2001 Saturn L300 3.0L horn VIN: 1G8JW54R1Y
thanks for the responses--vehicle was not returned to the shop, but here is a summary of the possible fixes; 1 heat the bcm with a heat gun. 2. I dealt with a similar issue today it was on an 03 saturn ion. had no crank no start intermittent horn blaring. ...
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1998 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L No Start, no spark on #1 & #4 VIN: JT3HM84R4W
In regards to the replies I have recieved is that there is no wires running under maf sensor that could corrode off or short out...Runs along fuel rail. Secondly I have scoped both the cam/ crank sensors at the PCM with nice clean signal from both, and connect... Trouble codes: P0113 (Igniton Circuit Malfunction Bank 1).
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