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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L radio VIN: WBAGH8347Y
Hi Fellows ! Need some infos from BMW Gurus ! New customer drops off this E38 with some intermittent radio inop & of course no sound , when it happen. We diagnosed & found when it happens the terminal 86 from unloader relay K3 (for terminal R) has only lower t...
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2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L fuel gauge VIN: WBAEU33482
i inspected the wiring harness, ran wires directly from pins 15 and 16 at cluster to fuel gauge - still have the same problem - the fuel gauge stays just below 1/2 tank. i am inclined to believe that i need an instrument cluster - having already replaced the ...
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Charging VIN: WBANA73514
Hi Group I may be in over my head on this one. I work on primarily Vws not to many BMWs. Car was brought in with the battery going dead. Customer installed new battery and it went dead overnight. I checked charging and it clearly is not charging, but there is...
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2007 BMW 320I 2000CC trans oil VIN: WBAVA76000
hi fello tech : just trying to find out if i can get some help on this one .i have this 320i that i just put up and i am trying to find out how do you check the transmission oil and how do you put it in, and how much does it require. 2: how much engine does ...
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1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start VIN: 1G6CD53B3M
this is basically a reply to all the techs that participated in this fix venture thanx for all the imput it did the trick there were five bad injectors and the customer wasn`t too happy to find this out but the diagnosis was right on
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L front struts VIN: 1G6KD52Y8T
My question is,is there a replacement strut avialable to get rid of the electronic struts on the front end as they are 960.00 for the left and 1350.00 for the right side,which exceeds the value of the vehicle.My sources said the replacements are up to 1995.199...
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1987 Chevrolet R30 Scottsdale 7.4L low pedal VIN: 1GBHR34N6H
good day what we have here is a low brake padal,pinch off flex hoses good pedal.this used to be hydraboost but has been converted to vacuum boost.this truck has sometimes an awsome brake just wave your foot over the pedal and it will puit this thruogh the wind...
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1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L No Start VIN: 8976YUHJ89
truck towed in no start i removed an existing partially melted 30amp fuse from 20amp ecm-b receptical 20amp ecm-b fuse receptical in the fuse panel is alittle melted i replaced it with a proper 20amp fuse and the truck started right up running good fuse p...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1449V
this truck came in from another shop. ses light on p0300 stored misfires on cyl 3 sometimes on cyl 4 sometimes and also on 1&2 mostly on 3&4. but not consistant. have replaced no.3 spark plug and pcv valve (wrong one)have checked firing order (ok) coil res.(6k... Trouble codes: P0300 (ramdom misfire)
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 3GNGK26J5X
truck came in with intermittent high idle. we replaced iac motor and it idled perfect. customer left for 2 days and came back with same problem. no codes still. you can plug the iac hole, start it and feel the iac clicking like its trying to work but the pintl...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 LS 5.7L lock-up convertor VIN: 1GCEK19R9X
just repaired radiator and test drove to find that the truck now has a tcc shudder. the customer never stated taht this problem was there before. i do belive him, he is a very good customer. the tcc will engage then will start to slip around 100 rpms then feel...
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1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L security light VIN: 2G1WW12M4X
I can't find any info on my situation in any archives. This vehicle came in as a no start/no crank. There is full battery voltage (12.6v) everywhere it needs to be (pos cable, ignition switch etc...). When you go to the start position on the ignition, there is...
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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L key less entry VIN: 1G1YY32G0Y
iNSTALLED NEW BATT. IN KEY FOB, ONLY WORKS FOR A WHILE THEN IT LOOSES IT'S MEMORY. I TRIED RE-SYNCHING THE TRANS. WITH THE KEY LESS MODULE BUT THE FOB DOESN'T COMM. WITH THE CAR. ANY HELP ON THIS YELLOW BEAUTY WOULD BE HELPFULL.
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2004 Chevrolet Optra 2.0L CD Player VIN: KL1JK52Z04
We have this Chevy Optra (Suzuki Forenza is what it really is) that the radio/cd player is locked out. Customer doesn't have the security code. Is there a way of pulling a scrambled code and phoning it in to get the security code, like a Chevy Theftlock system...
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2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L brake pedal VIN: 2G1WX12KX4
Apply brakes in reverse good brake pedal. Koeo in stall pedal pump and it has good pedal. Start car and back up car has good brakes. Drive car forward 6 inches apply brakes and pedal goes all the way to the floor. It does not sound like the ABS is coming on no...
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2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L washers VIN: 2G1WX12KX4
This car has on going problem with windshield washers not working at times. The pump always runs but no spray. I pinched both hoses at windshield and applied vacuum at the pump fitting and held vacuum.Check debris in bottle OK. Replace washer pump and same pro...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L electronic steering VIN: 1G1AK52F95
we have this cobalt that as driving will give a power steering message in drivers message center. In bcm we pulled code u2100 can buss comm and u2111 loss of comm with steering control system, and at the same time will set code in trans for p0742 tcc circuit s...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Unknown VIN: 2GCEK13T25
Greetings, This truck has an issue that occurs on a intermittant basis. He has taken it to a couple of different shops and they told him different things. One said that there was a fuse that has a loose wire, yet I've searched and haven't found nothing. Anoth...
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Engine Overheat VIN: 2C3HE66G4Y
Car has been overheating for awile, customer was able to drive it with heater on high for short distances. Finally blew the used radiator someone else had installed. I replaced the radiator & bled the system. Temperature steadily rose past thermostat opening. ...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L power steering pump VIN: 2C8GF68474
This vehicle has had an ongoing noise with the power steering pump. When the vehicle arrived in our facility the complaint was for a whining noise under investigation the noise appeared to be coming from the pump with a stethescope, so the belt was removed to ...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Starting VIN: 2C8GP64L75
vehicke came in with a dead miss - po303 - pulled plug wire of coil and vehicle died - no will not crank - if we jump the relay with key in on position will crank with no spark - we belive the pcm is bad - has this happened to any one or are we overlooking som...
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1991 Dodge Stealth ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JB3XD54B0M
Not familiar with this vehicle and any help would be appreciated. Vehicle came in and would run for about 10 minutes and stall. After cooling off would restart. I do not have equipment to pull codes on this vehicle. Now it, cranks but will not start. Has fuel ...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46F9T
Vehicle came in for a no start when cold outside (0 degrees). Originally had P0340 cmp code so cmp sensor was replaced. Engine will crank and sometimes will putter onn first try. Second hit of the key will crank engine for 5 to 10 seconds until engine starts. ... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor)
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GP54R3V
We seem to have a problem child on our hands, and any help would be appreciated. The PCM intermittently will stop grounding the injectors & engine will cut-out & sometimes stall. Usually restarts immediately, but on occasion will crank no-start for a minute. W...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L dash vents VIN: 1D7HU16N02
this is the second time ive seen this truck.the first time the drivers side dash vents were blowing ice cold air and the pass. side was blowing 120deg. removed dash and hvac inspected. found no problems cleaned heater core and all vents. reassembled and instal...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Wipers, Radio, Heating Controls, PW and DL VIN: 3GFF15WR34
When key is on engine off everything accessory works. once the engine starts the following things will not work. Wipers and washer, All heating controls, Power windows and door locks. everything else works as normal.
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDOPD74496
Same as described in previous section Trouble codes: P2025
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1990 Ford Probe 2.2L Lighting VIN: 1ZVPT21V71
no taillights or dash lights,check all wiring ok,trying to find the joint box as per wiring diagram,all data doesn't have location.anybody can tell me the location of this box would be greatly appreciated.
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1991 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTF14N5MP
truck intermitenly starts hard run rough surges black smoke just rolls out the exhaust,stalls. turn the key off and restart the truck runs good. Checked coolant,air charge temp and MAP sensor with breakout connected.Tried map sensor, Eca,module and 02 sensor.C...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDU34X3R
I thought at first it seemed like this Exploder wasnt upshifting into 3rd...but it was hard to tell. The engine is definitely high revving and the truck cant exceed about 30 or 40 mph. The owners also have a 92 4x4 Exploder 4.0L with a good A4LD and are assumi...
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1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FALP404TF
I have flushed cooling system and changed thermostat. Have a hard time bleeding system. It keeps bubbling through rad. I have run a tee from upper hose at heater core to rad. There was a fitting in the hose for this. When test driving for 20 minutes or more th...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L clutch pedal VIN: 1FTJW36F9V
sometimes the clutch pedal will only come up a few inches and you can not shift the transmission if you pull the pedal up it will work ok for a short time, that is all you have to do no bleeding or adjustment needed, then it will do it again. anybody out their...
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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDLF47F0V
This is one of our own trucks, stalled out going down road. Towed it in checked for codes had 344 cam sensor, replaced under recall with ford part, 1212 icp out of range, checked all info according to manual everything checks good. Checked fuel in filter housi... Trouble codes: P0344 (Cam Sensor), P1212 (Icp out of range)
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33F81
This truck has an intermittant problem which causes the check engine light to come on and engine runs very poorly. It does not seem to be related to temperature. Feels like its running on 3 or 4 cyls. While problem occurs can check pcm codes and p1316(idm code... Trouble codes: P1668, P0276, P1293, P1294, P1316
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L won't shut off VIN: 1FMRU15W23
to all technicans out there, i have a very strange ford here. the customer complaint is that the vehicle won't shut off.she can turn the key and remove it and the vehicle will continue to run until fuse are removed to shut the engine down. now it's only done i...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L exhaust VIN: 1FTSW31P84
hello everyone, customer had vehicle towed to shop with a exhaust smoke issue. I checked all fluids and found coolant level low. added water and then I test drove. I had to u-turn before I made it down the street cause it was smoking so bad (white smoke with a...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSW20PX5
Hello everyone, I have a 2005 f-250 super duty with a 6.0 at the shop. It came in blowing white smoke out of the tail pipe and we diagnosed it and found the EGR cooler was leaking. We replaced the EGR cooler and the oil cooler. When we were replacing the oil c... Trouble codes: P2284 (icp control circuit range or perfomance), P2288 (icp too high)
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L abs sensor VIN: 1ZVHT82H25
we have disconnected the entire rear harness and all components attached to it and still voltage exists. has anyone seen a harness produce voltage on its own and enough to cause this voltage/issue. we do live in salt country. We have also disconnected the batt...
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.3L dome light VIN: 1GTEC14X54
dome light does not work. truck came in with complaint of no dome light and no back up lights. Dome was problem for awhile before backup lights quit. Had codes b2550 & b2615 in BCM. Backup lights were cured by replacing the TBC2A fuse. Still no dome light. Use...
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1992 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L No Start
car came in with broken timing belt, removed cylinder head and replaced bent valves. once car was assembled car had erratic injetor pulse and fire. check all fuses and rechecked all repairs up until this point. everything was correct. proceeded to check compre...
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L engine VIN: 1HGCG5647Y
Can anyone tell me if it is possible to remove and install this engine from the top? My shop manual says to come out the bottom and not having a lift I'm looking for an option.
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2003 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L down shifts when coastintg 45-60mph VIN: 2HKYF1845H
read description in related history box
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L torque convertor VIN: JHLRD78853
Thanks in advance for any help. I have this crv that has had the transmission rebuilt approximately 1 year ago, The reaon for the rebuid was a noise in the convertor area. About 6 months later the noise returned, replaced convertor and was quiet for almost 6 m...
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L no heat VIN: JNKCV51EO4
no heat at idle, blows over 150f when hold idle up looses heat instant when let off idle. we replaced thermostat and water pump with factory parts still same problem. any ideas anyone ps coolant temp guage steady at half does not fluctuate, no other apparent...
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1988 Jeep Comanche 4.0L No Start VIN: JTMP65PMJT
need some help jeep came in as a no start found out after openingthe hood customer had replaced the engine himself. i have checked fuel pressure,spark,injector pulse,ignition timing,compresson and repaired numerous broken wires and vaccum lines.the engine is s...
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L pops out of 5th gear VIN: 1J4FY19S0W
[AX-15 5 speed]Vehicle came in not going into 4th gear without extreme excessive force and grinding when going into reverse. Removed transmission, found clutch disc was about worn out, flywheel was ok. Replaced clutch disc, pressure plate, and throwout bearing...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Climate Control VIN: 1J4GW68NIX
We warmed up car, has hot heat coming from pass. side, drivers side varies fom just warm, to cold. PLEASE respond to [...]
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FT68SXX
Guys, just some other input from some fellow mates. Got this one in the shop and diagnosed the computer for the high voltage on the tps return circuit. The same condition is present with the new computer. I can see the voltage coming into the computer on the s... Trouble codes: P0123
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Tach/Speedo/Etc VIN: 1LNHM97V5Y
This vehicle arrived at our shop with an initial complaint of an inoperative blower motor followed by a Traction Control Off light and check transmission light. Then upon driving it to our shop the customer stated that the tach and speedometer became inoperati...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, slightly high idle VIN: 1LNHM87A21
Engine has slightly high idle when warm 900-1000 RPM. No vacuum leaks found. TPS voltage with closed throttle is 0.90V and 4.9V at WOT. Scan tool (using generic OBDII since shop doesn't have anything that will read for any year over 2000) shows throttle positi...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Stall VIN: 5LMFU28R44
Thanks in advance . This navigator has an intermittant stalling and surging at idle . mass air flow and pigtail have been replaced . No codes and it starts right back up after stalling . it somtimes surges before stalling or just surges at idle. I am going by ...
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2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB35361
We have this Miata that will throw a check engine light every once in awhile. It comes up with code P0010. We are pretty sure that the oil control valve is our problem. We have not come across this problem before and were just checking with the Mazda guys if w... Trouble codes: P0010 (Variable timing problem)
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28Y01
this came in running bad - had 6 codes - most due to bad vac. leak and intake valve controller bad. repaired vac. leaks and replaced controller for intake valves -well i was at it i replaced intake gaskets(common prob) and plugs and wires. here is the problem ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2006 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L starter VIN: JM1CR29376
Van came in with a no crank condition. tested the starter, OK. Came back to the ignition switch. Has start voltage in the crank position. This van is equipped with a remote start system (Mazda). The starter signal goes into the remote start controller but does...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L left head area VIN: WDBGA43E9R
hey all i've only looked at this vehicle in the customer's driveway and test drove it with him. never have i worked on a mercedes-benz before and i,m wondering should i get into this or leave it for somebody that has? the left (drivers side) head has a single...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJH65F2W
Greetings. Car has codes P0170-023 and P0173-134 for fuel trim out of limits. Problem is present at idle with numbers ranging from .747ms to 1.125ms at various times and tests. Engine is adding fuel (note ms reading) to correct for lean mixture at idle. Initia... Trouble codes: P0170 (Adaptation at limit at idle right bank), P0173 (Adaptation at limit at idle left bank)
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L hard to fill VIN: WDBUH83J14
Good afternoon, We have this E500 wagon in here, the customer states that it takes for every to fill the fuel tank, the handle just keeps clicking off even on the slowest setting. He has tried different stations and pump, putting the handle in different posit...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L rear defroster, dome lights VIN: 4M2ZU86W42
help!! having electrical issues with this mountainer. when the rear defroster switch is pushed, the door ajar light in the cluster comes on. Dome lights also do not shutoff unless vehicle is started. When vehicle is started and rear defroster is off, the door ...
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L slips of reverse gear VIN: WMWRC33414
Hello Mini Techs The transmission will go into reverse but as soon as you start moving, the transmission slips off reverse gear,I was advised by somebody that works in mini's that the shift cables fail and will cause this problem. My question is this is a comm...
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2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Horn VIN: 4A3AA46G03
I have replaced 3 horns and 1 relay in the last month. Has anyone ran into this problem? Could the ETACS ecu cause this?
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L english/metric VIN: WAULC68E14
Well thanks everybody fro all the help. The customer decided to take the car to the Audi dealer though. I wish she would have brought it back, but she is very impatient. Thank you for all the replies, I will surely use that VAG-COM website in the future.
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Park Position VIN: WAULC68E44
Thanks for those who responded. We found a faulty wiper motor but the customer has not yet returned to replace the part. Thanks again.
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5331Y
Hell BMW Techs The solution was to replace the idle valve it was sticking, but rather than the cleaning it we decided to replace it, and now the idle speed is good and the engine is running great. as per the majority of replies the advise was to check the ... Trouble codes: P00, 101 (BMW code 8 Air mass volume), P1478 (BMW code 146 fuel evap small leak).
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G4GD2210S
lots of replies on fuel injectors, they ohm out good but are bad, replaced fuel injectors with some from regular series 2, car runs good, thanks you for all the help. look forward to returning the favor. :0) Trouble codes: P0171.
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2002 Buick Regal LS 3.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2G4WB55K72
Thank you all for all your help.I guess the low mileage and the problem starting after the new cat sidetracked my thinking. The vehicle is fixed,first I cleaned out the throtle body,there was so much carbon build up there that it took me close to half a day to...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6CD5331L
Thank you to all who replied. The rich running condition was from the injectors. They appeared to be flowing too much regardless of the on time. Once they were replaced the vehicle's emissions dropped way below standards. - [...]
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1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L injector pulse width too high VIN: 1G6CD53B3M
injectors 5 were bad and needed replacing thanx to all that gave their time to help & for iatn website good hunting techs
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2G1WN54TXN
sorry it took so long. the car is still here. after checking everything mechanical and electrical I'm down to replacing the prom. problem is there was no 2.8 in these years so burning a prom maybe the only way. wish I could have given you a fix but I do appr... Trouble codes: 34 (map sensor circuit low), 44 (o2 lean), 35 (iac error).
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1993 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 5.7L abs module bleeding VIN: 1GNGC26KXP
After a thorough re-inspection of steering linkage & suspension components,which were all good, we tested line pressure at both calipers. pressure was good and equal. This should rule out a problem (EBCM). Back to basics and reinspecting the installed caliper...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GCCS1445V
First and foremost I want to thank everyone that responded to our problem. This was the first time we had to use IATN and was very happy with the respone we received. We had lots of good info and directions to check. After checking everything we re-checked al...
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1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L wiper VIN: 1GNDX03E8X
Thank you everybody for the great recomands. Especially, Wade gave me the great idea and Randy confirmed the idea. I replaced the bad motor with the rebuilt one including the module from the NAPA. After replacing the motor, I turn the ign key on and the motor ...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GNDT13W71
TO ALL REPLIES WE APPRECIATE EVERYONES INPUT WHICH ANSWERED OUR QUESTION. YES 60-69 PSI IS CORRECT PRESSURE REPLACED PUMP AND FILTER ALL IS GOOD. THANKS' TOM' SERVICE CTR.
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19T83
Thanks for all the help. I tried using the tilt when it diddn't start while watching the sec. voltage and it flux. I replaced the sec. sensor and ign switch it cured the voltage flux. Thanks again, Mike Trouble codes: P1631 (Theft Deterrent start enable signal not correct), B2960 (Security system sensor data incorrect but valid).
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GNDT13SX5
This one is done. Cleaned throttle body and plates. Reset pcm and hvac modules. Reset TAC. I believe the customer may have jump started the car perhaps with the defroster on and the pcm just couldnt get a handle on the idle. thanks for the input.
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L 4wd high VIN: 2GCEK13T36
We went out on a limb and installed a 4wd computor and all is well. I do not know why it would not set a code or why the data looked good. I do not know of a test to verify this failure other than if you have these exact symptoms try the computor.
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1997 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD56F6V
Well it looks like this one is fixed. Thanks for all the replies. I took everything apart again and looked closely at the passages. The tube up to the manifold had some carbon in it but was not clogged. It was pretty clear but i cleaned it anyway. The exh... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR system failure).
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2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3C3EL55H9Y
For starters, thank you very much to everyone who took the time to read my help request and offer their assistance. quite a few replies for distributor problem, and quite a few for egr problem. i tried the distributor this morning, tried it first because to me...
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L monitor status VIN: 2B4GP2538Y
T-STAT TOOK CARE OF THE PROBLEM. CUSTOMER HAD BEEN DRIVING FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS NO CODES / BUT WOULD NOT RUN ENOUGH MONITORS. PUT A T-STAT IN IT AND ALL THE MONITORS RAN WITHIN 20 MINUTES OF DRIVING. NO RE-FLASHING, OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT WAS NEEDED. BUT IT ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L sec light VIN: 1D7HU18N54
once customer returned with vehicle found corrision on alt cable leading to positive jump terminal and going into engine junction box wire wheeled all cables and reassembled all works correctly. thanks again to all who helped.
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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HW48N55
FIRST OF ALL I WANT TO THANK EVERYBODY FOR THE THE GREAT HELP...ANYWAYS, I HAD TRIED TO RESET ADAPTIVE MEM. AFTER REPLACEING EGR VALVE ASSEMBLY, BEFORE ASKING FOR HELP... AFTER HELP RECEIVED THIS IS WHAT FIXED VEH. I DISCONNECTED BAT TER. TOUCHED TOGETHER & T... Trouble codes: P0405 (voltage too low).
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1987 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Motor Oil VIN: 1FMEU15H8H
It ran really good and was very strong and I can't believe there could be a hole in a piston and not have it missfire. I took a kn style breather filter and modified it to fit into the pcv grommet on the right valve cover and I took a piece of hose and a metal...
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1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Starter VIN: 1FTHF25G4K
Thanks to everyone , was some very good tips & ideas.The hard starting problem was the new Delco the custmer put in the day before ( the reason I dont sell Delco Batteries anymore).After we fixed the starting problem we noticed the starter relay was getting ve...
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1996 Ford Aerostar XLT 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDA41X5T
Thanks to all that replied that confirmed our thoughts- the vehicle does not really have an oil pressure gauge but like some of the Explorers uses an open/ closed type sending unit that makes the gauge read zero or 1/2 but nothing more. We believe the van may ...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FTJW36G4V
First of all I would like to thank everyone who replied for their help. I rigged up a coil I had laying around the shop this morning and that sucker fired right up. I ordered a new coil and installed it. Then fired it up and sent it home.
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L rear shoes VIN: 1FTDX1767V
Hi, After further check. Took shoe to ford found Motorcraft number 1u2z-2v200-narm or br105b. Nothing abnormal but only aftermarket had pin in wrong position.Thanks all who replied.Fixed and gone. Thanks Wayne
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTWF32F6X
thanks for all the help.we pulled the injectors out of the right head and sent them off to be checked.turns out we had 2 bad injectors,installed 2 reman injectors checked high pressure oil system 3500 psi.put everything back togather it fired right up about 1... Trouble codes: 1280 (ICP out of range low).
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L rear drum brakes VIN: 1FTZF1727Y
Thanks too all who answered my help request.Over half stated to replace drums,shoes and hardware kits with oem.Boss refused to do this.Axles and housing not bent.Replaced front pads and problem still remains.Dont have any guages for line pressure test.thanx ag...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU03191
Hi Everyone, Thanks to all who offered help and suggestions. Even the ones which are not the answer provide insight to common problems. Thanks to Richard and Ivan from Texas, Chris from ontario, George from New York, Joshua from Maryland, Roger from Arizon... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0355, P0356.
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Cooling sys., p0171 VIN: 1FAFP55UX3
Thanks for all the responses, i'm new to iatn and am very impressed w/ the responses. Any ways, i checked w/ a boroscope after pressurizing the cooling sys. overnight and found no leaks in the head. I also tok the advice of one member and put the spark plug ti...
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2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Starter VIN: 1FAFP56UX7
Hi fellows, I was not able to duplicate the problem & the service manager did not want to guess at any parts, so we gave it back to the customer until it gets worse. I still think the ignition switch is likely the problem.
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FAHP71VX8
I checked for vac. leaks by monitoring stft's and ltft's while spraying stater fluid in suspect areas w/ no change in fuel trims. I took the advice of one member and simply swapped out the throttle body assy. w/ one from a downed unit and sure enough, the idle... Trouble codes: P0506 (IAC valve duty cycle lower than expected).
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1989 GMC R2500 Suburban 5.7L Won't shut off VIN: 1GKGR26KF8
We still haven't fixed this vehicle. It is going to be a while as we have it parked in the snow. I had tried it with the alternator unplugged prior to the responses and there was no change. Starter wiring checked out. There are some good suggestoins that we h...
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1993 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKDM19W4P
Hurray it is fixed. The main problem was the egr valve that needed cleaning. Had to clean it a few times cause carbon kept blocking it but all is well that ends well. I cleaned connection to engine temp sensor and all seems to be in order. I want to thank ... Trouble codes: 43 (ecs failure), 34 (map sensor), 51 (prom error), 45 (02 sensor), 42 (est monitor), 41 (cylinder select error).
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L unknown VIN: 2GTEK19TX2
I have not been able to drive this sense I posted the request. Most of the responses involved the A/C. It still does it with the HVAC system turned off. Yes I know the A/C comp. runs with the defroster on. It also seems to me that if it was the A/C blowing off...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1HGCB7260M
the distributor was the problem. i have seen plenty of distributors go in these vehicles before. reason i didnt suspect this was because of the way it was acting up. very abnormal.
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JHMCD5658S
Low coolant was the answer. The car wasn't overheating, so I didn't suspect the coolant. But, I added coolant to full and the problem went away. Then I replaced the radiator that was leaking when full. No more surging! Thanks alot for everybodies help.; I...
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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMEG8557S
First of all, thanks people for your responces. Well, Here was the problem, This system has no Egr system to help with the NOX, nothing to un-clog. New after-market Cat/converter unable to deal with the nox. Intrusive test found that 3800ppm pre-Cat, and 127pp...
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1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Ignition VIN: 4S6CM58W4W
Thank You All! This 3.2L Passport is running as smooth as can be! After checking both cam timing marks over and over and over again on the passenger-side(the problem side) and disassembling the cams to no luck,I decided to pull driver-side cams. Before pulli...
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2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L crossover tube VIN: JNRDRO7YX1
CUSTOMER DECLINED REPAIRS,IT APPEARS YOU COULD DROP THE SUBFRAME DOWN AND GET ENOUGH ACCESS TO MAKE REPAIR.THANKS FOR EVERYONES REPLIES
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2004 Infiniti FX35 3.5L No Start VIN: JNRAS08W44
I don't know if this counts as a fix, two of the 3 replies agreed with me the problem usually happens only once per car. There seems to be an overfueling issue, but no known reasons. This overfueling problem has to be [...] enough and enough volume to wash the...
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