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1997 Audi A4 2.8L wont start VIN: WAUEA88D1V
hi every body need help please i have this 97 audi a4 2.8l wont start i have no spark and no injector pulse timing marks are right on double checked i installed a cam sensor and car ran fine for 1 day next morning same problem instaled a second now wont start....
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2002 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML44D92
hey guys, im wondering if anyone can tell me what criteria has to be met before the air pump will kick on & run on this audi. description/operation info. is very limited, any help would be appreciated-as i mentioned, ican run the a/p with the laptop just fine,... Trouble codes: P1423, P1411
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L front fender marker lamps & right front turnsignal VIN: WAULT68E54
Our tests show low voltage at the bulb sockets. Bulbs are good and no other faults are found. The diagram shows a J519 Vehicle Electrical Control Module on board with these connections feeding these lamps. Our intention is to replace this unit however it's hig...
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1995 BMW M3 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBSBF9329S
Car idles poorly at all times, has aftermarket header and exhaust (O2 sensor placement is aft of transmission, however other regular 325I in shop has similar location in stock form), will not go onto closed loop, due to O2 sensor heater relay not being grounde...
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Starter VIN: WBADD6322W
Hello fellow techs, This car has me stumped and I could surely use your help. Car came in with a no start condition with no starter operation. Suspected the security drive away protection system mainly because the customer stated that this has happened before ...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L speedometer VIN: WBADM6347Y
Customer brings vehicle to me to check into why the speedometer does not work intermittently and multiple warning indicators on dash. After repairing locked up idle pulley, clearing codes idleing engine for 1+ hours and test driving for @2 miles codes for idle...
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Surge VIN: WBAGN61020
Car came in with complaint of intermittent surge.We clean the fuel injector,deposit on valve because the gasoline here is poor.But it become permanent surge.Checked the fuel pressure and found it normal.Tried with new gasoline to no avail.Have repaced the spar...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L abs VIN: 1G6KY5496X
Hi guys have any of you experianced that when the abs has been activated a few times the 40 amp fuse under the hood would blow.Would the abs pump cause this?Don't know much about abs.Any help would be thankful.
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W9T
hi to all this blazer came in with a po122 code tps volt low ,so we replace the sensor same code then we trace the wires from the tps back to the computer clean all connector and same problem ,any help i will appreciate Trouble codes: P0122
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1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L rear brakes VIN: 1GCFG25M1V
Hello All, This van has no brake fluid going to the rear wheels. I have fluid and good presure at the ABS controller under the vehicle. The ABS is functioning and scanner shows speed from front and back wheels. There are no codes in system and all brake lines ...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Electronic VIN: 1GNEL19W0X
This van has a code C0310 encoder motor A/B circuit open. The service AWD light comes and goes. I have replaced the encoder motor with no change. When the light is on and I clear the code I hear what sounds like a relay clicking inside the automatic tranfer ca...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W1X
1999 Chevy Blazer Vin # [...] 4.3 A/T 4 wheel drive Used engine installed. Completed 1/12/09. Car ran perfectly for 40 miles than developed a miss. Codes P0300 and P0302 present. Upon inspection with scanner major misfire occurring on cylinder 2 w... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Unknown VIN: 2G1WF52E33
After driving this vehicle for a while 10- 15 mins, the "theft" light comes up in the display. I have only verified this once. I have retrieved code P1626. I have mitchel and have followed the pinpoint test which there is not many steps and it says to replace ...
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G1SF23368
car does not idle good .when put in drive car wont move in park engine revs when pedal is pressed scanner indicates app switch at pedal is working tps reading stays at 35% all the time posted yesterday didnt enter right code really lost on this car any help gr... Trouble codes: 1682 (ignition circut), 2101 (tps circut)
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1987 Chrysler Fifth Avenue 5.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1C3BF66P4H
i guess i'll start from the beginning. customer bought this car 1 year ago and brought it to us running rough. we did full tune up including cleaning carb. ran great for about four months then came back running rough when cold and dying on them on acceleration...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde 3.2L oil cooler l VIN: 2C3HD46JXH
the oil pressure sending unit line for the oil cooler line is leaking chrysler said it is on back order is there anywhere else i can get parts
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2C3AE66GX1
Good morning everyone,,,any Chrysler techs that could help me out on this one ...i have a 01 300M that came in this mornig with the check engine light on .Scanned it came up with the following codes P0740 (Torque Converter Clutch out of range) and P0700(Electr...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L turn signals/emergency flashers VIN: 2C4GP44393
I was told there is a relay (flasher under the colum. Possibly 6 wires I cannot find any thing or find any thing on all data. I am feeling realy stupid on this one not being able to fix a light. I called the dealer and they do not show any relays or flashers. ...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Trans VIN: 1B7GL23X8V
Truck was towed in with bad engine. After replacing engine found that when trans is put in reverse the engine immedately dies like the trans or convertor is locked up. Customer states this problem was not there until we replaced engine, but who knows. After dr...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7KF2364W
Additional codes. Po382 Intake heater #2 fault p1698 No bus comm from pcm Consol codes 900,920,921 all no comm codes. Well Dodge Techs, This truck is a feed truck for a local rancher. It is equiped with a dump bed for hauling round bails. The dump bed was bei... Trouble codes: P0230, P0253, P0562, P1689, P0215, P0380
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Starting VIN: 1B3ES46C0Y
This Neon has an intermittent no crank condition. The computer is not grounding the starter relay. About once every two weeks there is no response when the key is turned to the crank position. The first time it happened we checked for eight volts on the connec...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: X2B3HD46R6
A used 99 engine was installed by another shop. the previous engine ran great untill overheated and locked up. after reading many past fixes regarding timing chain issues, we tore into it and found left secondary chain off one tooth. I can only guess someone w...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L no throttle reponse VIN: 1B7MF33751
this truck came in late last week with three codes p0121, p0122 and po233. customer insisted i install a new oem tps/apps. did this and a new throttle cable today agaisnt my better judgement. did a relearn on the tps/apps and went for a test drive. got 8 block... Trouble codes: P0233
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Brake Pedal VIN: 2B4GP44R02
Brake Pedal is harder than normal, feels like it's not getting full power assist. Brake Friction is goog all the way around. Brake Booster has good vacuum and no leaks seen. It feels like Booster just isn't doing it's job. Booster does hold vacuum.
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L compression VIN: 1FMDU32X1R
vehicle came in with blown head gasket.resurfaced heads and reassembled engine.Can back off rocker arm assembly bolts and compression gets better.I think i need to bleed the lifters.Is there an easy way to do this without removing heads again.
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1995 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L runs lean and pings VIN: 1FVXU23X3R
the truck only runs lean on cold days when the temp is outside above 65 f the truck runs great never acts up but on cold days under load up say a hard grade the truck loses power and pings let of the accl and will run good untill hard pull on a normal road ser...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L ses VIN: 1FDKE30FXS
Thanks in advance everyone! this is our local ambulance for a volunteer service. it came in for running poor. I dont do diesel work so I sent to a dieseel shop. when it came back it has code p1705 & p0713. both reset after being cleared. the scanner range fiel...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L converter? VIN: 1FALP52U5T
Hello. I've been chasing a engine idle problem. Being that it seems to fast. But when you drive it is more like the converter is still engaged at idle and is keeping the speed of the car up. Engine controls seem to be functioning normally. Idle request and act...
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1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L engine VIN: 1FTCR14A9T
good morning. i have this ranger that will not heat up to running temperature. the hottest i have gotten it is about 160 degrees. i replaced the t-stat twice, but it acts like the coolant is always bypassing the thermostat or it's stuck open. any ideas would h...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2FMZA5141X
I rebuilt the transmissions for another shop. They reinstalled it and filled it with fluid. Technician said the transmissions would not move. So,I went to their shop and pressure tested the transmission. All pressures seemed to be low. I had them remove the tr...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTPX18L5Y
Good morning fellow Ford Techs! Yesterday this truck came in with the MIL on p0353. Observed mode 6 data and found cyl. 5, 7 and 8 were showing a value of 80, 161 and 163 respectively, Seemed to miss at startup. Cleared codes and test drove, mode 6 again showe... Trouble codes: P0353
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2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L brakes VIN: 1FDWE45F72
we have this e-450 super duty with a sometimes hard brake pedal we hear a snap and the brake pedal goes back to normal it acts up more in the morning has anyone out there run into a problem like this and what did you do to repair it thanks in advance
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L lt ft wheel area VIN: 1FTSX31F52
have this 02 f350 driving me crazy.two months ago,vehicls came in with this noise in the lt ft.i read in fix dadabase about the rt ft being the actual problem.the needle bearings were fine,so i removed the hubs then road tested the truck,the noise was gone.nex...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMRU15W23
hello to all you ford techs out there.i got this expedition towed in on the hook as a no crank/no start.i noticed when i got into start it that there was a loud buzzing noise coming from the fuse/relay panel on the passenger side kick panel.went to check which...
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU73KX5
customer states car wont start after cold soak,installed new plugs,wires and fuel filter ( all was original )same problem as before. fuel pressure within specs, spark on all cylinders, injector pulse present, if you crank for an extended period of time it will...
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2006 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Daytime Running Lights VIN: 1FMEU72E86
I have a fleet of these 06-08 Explorers from the local county sherrifs dept. they are requesting that we disable the daytime running lights. I have checked for tsb's and did not find any related to disableing and I have also looked at the wiring schematics and...
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1999 GMC C7500 7.4L Starting VIN: D2XJ516532
this truck have intermitent probleme,you can start the engine with no probleme,and sometime it crank good but no start with back fire in exhaust like the timming was wrong,i replace fuel pump twice tinking it was my plobleme same issue,check cam and crank sens...
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GKDT13W9X
This is our accountant's vehicle. We're a Volkswagen/Audi shop so do have too much knowledge with these beauties. The complaint is that when backing up it feels like it's in 4WD. This is an intermittant fault. Went for a drive today & the fault was not present...
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1999 GMC Safari SL 4.3L anti theft VIN: 1GKDM19WOX
Hi Van was towed in as a no start spark and fuel presure are good it is loosing injector pulse Security lamp is on steady . computer has two codes 1626 and 1192 cleared codes and 1626 comes back as a hard BUT every so often it will start till I shut it off the...
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L head gasket VIN: 1GKDT13S32
truck came in with oil leak in lt front corner of cylinder head between block and head removed head and sent out to be checked and resurfaced and reassembled and engine started leaking oil after a 10 mile test drive. same spot rt. front corner added dye and se...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Starter & PCM VIN: 1GTHK23183
Greetings GM techs. This one was our last project for the day and I'm still here at 10 at night. Came in for rear brake pads & rotors which went fine but when we came to start it and run it out for a road test it wouldn't crank. Full battery voltage available ...
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1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1BGCB7675P
misfires after hot at 1700-2000,anytime you turn on ck eng lite it will go away.feels just like a bad plug wire.have check all ignition and fuel.ohmed coil wires and wiring all ok thinking maybe egr stopped up
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1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L heater VIN: 1HGEJ8242W
heater is barely warm at idle and gets hot a @ 2000 rpm. barely no coolant flow on heater hoses when disconnected and tends to get more flow @ higher rpm. I'm running out of ideas. any help is greatly appreciated.
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38165
help. thank you a head of time for your help. this vehicle has a random misfire. code po300-306 come on when its cold. problem was present before all these repairs were performed. customer requested timing belt and tune up. in the morning when it is first turn... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 30130
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2006 Hummer H2 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GRGN23UX6
Vehicle initially came in with an MIL and code P0446 (EVAP vent control problem). Checked the operation of the purge and vent valves, both clicked when commanded on. Smoke tested the entire EVAP/fuel tank and found no leaks. When the vent valve was commanded o... Trouble codes: P0446 (EVAP Vent Control Problem)
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1995 Jeep Wrangler Rio Grande 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FY19PXS
This is a fellow deputy's personal vehicle,..he states that it will crank and no start in the mornings. But if you leave the key on for 3min almost to the second ,.then crank it will fire up,..sometimes only a minute but normally 3 like i said and almost to th...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW4851Y
Hi got a problem child here. We have a 1999 Grand Cherokee Laredo with anti-theft code 1650. I have spent lots of hours on this thing We replaced the skims module and body computer out of a known good running jeep only to have the same problem re=appear. Does ...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L no heat VIN: 1J4GL58K82
customer complaint of no heat. found bad t-stat opening at 165 degrees replaced t-stat improved temp to 195 degrees. now have a temp of 185 at heater core still no heat! tested heater core for flow and is fine. is blend door a problem that anyone has seen??? l...
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1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L power steering box VIN: JT8JS47E6P
this vehicle was brought in with very hard steering, the customer claims it started after running off the road. There is no noise, (release valve) steering is manual. when the vehicle is lifted off the ground steers freely no restrictions, Have inspected the r...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Backfire in intake VIN: 1LNHM87A01
I know a lot of history sorry for the long post. We first got the car we didn't have command to our coils all the time. Scoped the cam sensor and found the cam sensor was losing signal. We removed the valve covers to inspect any loose/uplugged connection, pinc... Trouble codes: P0102
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2002 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L alarm VIN: JM3LW28J42
hello and thanks in advance. we replaced cats and did a tune-up about 500 miles ago. customer noticed when setting alarm the lights didn't flash. when they brought it back we saw that the red alarm light on dash isn't blinking. the doors lock and the horn blow...
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2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22E52
This vehicle runs very well. The check engine light comes on with code 421. Checked o2 sensors both b1s1--b1s2 appear to be working [running up & down the scale]. I don't want to replace the cat con and found I made an expensive mistake. Is there something I a... Trouble codes: 421 (catalyst warm up efficency low)
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L wiper arm VIN: WDBEA34E9N
replaced wiper motor, worked ok for a while, wiper arm wont park when you shut wipers off
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Stall VIN: WDBJH82F7X
Mercedes-Benz experts, I need some help on this one. Customer brings her car in and complains that every time she puts it in gear, the car stalls. I verified the complaint, and it does not matter how long you let the car idle. As soon as you put the car in rev...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L warning lamp VIN: WDBNG75J22
Stupid question here but does anyone know the procedure to reset the pad waring light after a pad replacement? I do not have a scan tool that will read it unless it can be done through generic OBDII. Also is there a way to disable the air ride to jack the car?...
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2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L no shift VIN: J3AJ26EO2U
we have a 2002 mitsubushi lancer es that was brought in for repairs. it had jumped time and bent all the valves.after we assembled it back,we could only get it to fire on 2 cyls.(1&4). we double checked all connections and verified all connections were right. ...
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L Starting VIN: JN8AR07Y5X
this nissan cranks normal,but refuses to start.we have fuel pressure and spark,but no injector pulse .it wants to start but to us the ecm is shutting down the injectors.when first starting it fires up but only for a second. we have no codes and no info on all ...
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2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L driveline? VIN: 5N1AR18W26
vehicle came in for vibration. faintly noticable at 45 mph but by the time you hit 60 mph it is very noticeable. feels like out of balance rear driveshaft. we removed rear shaft. front u-joint was seized in one direction. we replaced both u-joints. vibration s...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3N52T41C
have an 2001 old alero that came in with a stalling problem at idle. run fine going down the road. pulled air cleaner housing off throttle body, found it heavily carboned up. cleaned out throttle body, pulled iac motor off cleaned off around the iac housing an...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3N52T41C
hi guys i went to add some updated information and ended up closing the request so here it is again. 01 old alero came into the shop with an stalling at idle when warm. run fine going down the road. pulled off air cleaner housing and found the throttle body he...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L no heat VIN: WBABN53451
Thanks to all who offered help. The problem was in the expansion tank. The heater core flows directly into the bottom of the tank. There was a piece of what looked like the foil that comes on top of a new gallon of antifreeze blocking flow. Since we had the ta...
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1999 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L fog lamps VIN: 1G6KY54927
finally got this one fixed and have to say thanks for all the replies especially bill from michigan for sending me a good wiring diagram of this system it turns out that it had a broken green and white wire to the dim module out of the underhood junction block...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1G1JF32D3S
I want to say thanks to everyone that helped and gave me advise with this pain in my a$$. The problem ended up being the igntion coils. I swapped the first time with oem parts and problem still occured. So I decided to try two more new one and its fixed.. ...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 8.1L No shift, No communication w/TCM VIN: 1GCJK39GX3
After spending hours and hours testing powers and grounds every way possible I found it. The battey wire to pin 3 on connector C1 at TCM had been probed with a pull & punture style probe and the wire had a section about 3" long that had corroded and was causi...
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L water pump drive VIN: 1G1JF52F94
Thanks to all who inquired.The problem was that the balance shaft[aka]waterpump drive chain became derailed.Found chain guide pieces all over the place.When I pulled the v/cover off I thought I was looking at a chrysler 2.7 based on all the sludge built up.Wha...
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2007 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L Starting VIN: 2C3KA53G17
Looks like im going to need Star Scan/Mobile. Customer going to purchase tool and Im going to fly. The cars pretty much useless without (Disabled $30000 dollar car). I have copy of ownership for the PIN number. Thanks for all the help. Too bad the tools good f...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7FL26X5X
ok that one is fixed, the customer installed tps senser wrong. it was broken. the first computor was stuck at 5 volts even when I grounded signal line, the second pcm went to zero when grounding the signal line. I was chaseing my tail working alone is not easy... Trouble codes: 0123 (tps voltage high).
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L pass side air bag light VIN: 3B7HC12Y4Y
thanks to everyone that replied , I rechecked all grounds for SRS and PCM then disconected ALT. with no change I installed computer from another 2000 dodge truck SRS light was still on dim with key on .Next I removed PCM fuse [light still on]and checked for po...
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N61
Thanks for all the help from everybody What I did is that I had to replace the O2s a second time because I guess not fixing the PS switch the first time caused their demise. Also ran two new sensor signal wires to each 02 outside of the harness also peeled b... Trouble codes: P0171.
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1992 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L no power,poping,exh VIN: 1FTCR14X9N
Thanks all who took time to reply. Yes I had checked for vac leaks, none found.Pulled valve covers to inspect for broken valve spring, none found. so then the only way in can backfire in the exhaust is if I have a valve problem. So the customer decided not ...
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1995 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L engine cooling/heat VIN: 2FMDA51455
Thank you all so much for your time and help!! The general concesus was the water pump impeller was worn down or spinning on the shaft or the head gaskets/cracked head. Unfotunately the water pump was fine other than some build up on the metal tube the lower h...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L remote keeyless entry VIN: 1FAFP53S7X
thanks again too all who replied. i found aftermarket keyless systems on e-b@y for as low as $20.00. i guess i will have to go that way due to not only low cost, but ease of installation. thanks again, and if i run into a totaled taurus with rke that i can ...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTYR14X9Y
I want to first thank Chris from Integrity auto for all his help. THE BEER IS ON THE WAY.The wrong cam synchronizer was installed with used motor swap.The incorect synchronizer was for a hall effect sensor.When looking at the synchronizer for the hall effect i... Trouble codes: P0340, P00, 172 (bank 1 rich), P0175.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L steering box
After finding that "severely" rocking vehicle from side to side with a couple of guys, the culprit was the sway bar bushings and the play was very minor but loud !!! Leaf spring plastic spacers one was missing other damaged makeshift spacers no help.. left f...
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1FAHP60A04
well ford finally fixed had to replace #2 injector that shorted out & took w it # 2 injector driver in pcm thanks for all your help so one pcm one injector Trouble codes: P0302.
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDWW36P65
this one is fixed. after overlaying icp and ipr circuits to eliminate wiring harness concerns. data pids with scanner showed high icp for no detectable reason. replaced ipr, pcm, and icp sensor. still had high icp. finally used lab scope on icp and ipr control... Trouble codes: 2284 (icp circuit performance).
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Unknown VIN: 1GCMK46MD2
Thanks for the replies. It turned out to have a very out of balance drive shaft,i dont know how it got so out of balance but that seemed to cure the problem thanks all.
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Unknown VIN: 1GTHK23183
I have not found the problem yet.My customer needed his truck back for a few days.I should get it back Monday.Sometimes you get so wrapped up in a problem you need to step back and take a fresh look at the problem.Reading your replies makes me reevaluate what ...
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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Electronic VIN: 2GTEK13T85
Thanks to all of the replies. I replaced ignition switch to repair. The customer has had truck back for week and a half now and its working great.
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2006 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L atc VIN: 1G4F262718
thanks too all for the help it turned out 2 be a bad encodermotor new is not always good
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2001 Honda Passport EX 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CK58W01
Thank you all for your help in this matter. We diagnosed the problem as a bad sending unit and are now awaititng the vehicles return to install a new unit. I will post further after the vehicle owner brings the car back to be repaired. Trouble codes: P0463 (fuel level sender circuit high voltage).
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L eng. VIN: 2HGES26761
hey guys, thanks for all the replies. I took Todds advice since I don't have a exhaust gas tester and sure enough Cly 1 pushed coolant. I'm closing this early as the customer is not sure what to do. I'm 100% confident with a new head gasket and honda t-stat th...
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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L IMA System VIN: JHMES96665
I would like to thank everyone who responded. As was indicated, the switch is behind the rear seat. We thought it might be there, but didn't think that they would make it that hard to get to. After dealing with that and doing the swap and performing the start ...
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2008 Honda Civic DX 1.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2HGF511818
The car is not yet fixed. I didn't expect a landslide of ideas on this one. I recieved 3 replies. One suggested a tune up but I think he missed the fact that the problem has existed since new & has under 15K miles now. One suggested that poss. alcohol content ...
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1988 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L spark VIN: JAACH18E3J
ok so it has stared. The first 2 distributors were bad. Got a good used one and put it on cyl # 4 instead of #1 and started up. also these distruibturs share the same parts with other cars like subaru. its got alot of miles on it and runs rough but let it go....
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L control VIN: 1LNHM86S14
We were able to fix this with the NGS. The problem was the car was a CAN vehicle but the AC system was NON-CAN , Green service card with Non Can VIM # 1 got us right into the module.
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1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L No Start VIN: JM1BA1417S
thanks to evrybody, the problem with these car was low compression on cylinder 1 and 2 the customer say will fix leter and I install a switch to cut power to inyectors for 1 second to start in the mornings, until the decision to repair.
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L upper engine VIN: 1YVFP80D83
i recieved 4 replies on this. thank you for your help. john and matthew "hit it on the nose" with checking for clogged catalytic convertors. we dropped the front pipe to check. we could easily see the rear convertor had broken apart. the front convertor could ...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L alarm VIN: EB33DOKA29
alright I let this one go. I did remove the alarm module and after initially hooking up the battery, I would get a draw of about .500 amps and then would drop down to .008. The draw would then go back and forth from .8 to .9 like something was running off and...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J95
thank you for the responses. sorry for the delay. cust took car and didnt bring back till today.since the car left we have upgraded our scan tool from the baum iscan to the autologic. autologic came up with a p2004 code not the p0235 code the other scan tool p... Trouble codes: 0235 (altitude pressure sensor signal).
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2002 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Misfire
As suggested recheck compression on all cylinders, 170-175 across the board on all. Inspected the spark plug and found #5 still is the concern. Was suggested to replace all of the injectors but the customer declined any further repairs. Vehicle is not fixed... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305.
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW51R71
Sorry about the long wait. We checked the O2 patterns and thought we had some suspected readings but cleared the code and made sure we had no vacuum leaks. The customer took the vehicle and drove for a week before it came back on. We have not had the chance... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim problem bank 1), P0173 (fuel trim problem bank 2), P0125 (insufficient coolant temp for closed loop).
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2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD07W45
Sorry to say but I'm still waiting for my customer to come back so we can fix this thing. He uses it daily and with our unusually tough winter he just hasn't been able to get back in yet. I'm out of time and need to close this post HOWEVER I will add a comment... Trouble codes: P1446 (EVAP Vent valve).
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1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3WH14T5L
Thank you to all the tech who replied to my help. I think that i did take care the problem. It turn out to be the new defective tps that i replace. When i removed the tps connector, idle become normal. I go ahead got a different new tps, and now I think it i... Trouble codes: 035 (idle air conntrol error).
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1984 Other European silver spirt 412CID Hydraulic VIN: SCAZS42A4E
Greetings to all, This particular leak is solved thanks to several very helpful replies. I didn't know there was such a large group of Rolls technicians in IATN. Every one agreed the pumps were a trouble spot and the repair was straight forward. Special than...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L ABS Module VIN: 1G2WP52K6W
Talked to Snap on Rep. He was unaware of other complaints of compatability issues on this vehicle. I was looking for help on the communication problem. Customer is gone for 2 weeks vacation, so I figured I had some time to collect some ideas. I am going to re-...
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L abs VIN: 1G8ZK5276X
THE THREE RESPONSES I GOT WAS TOO REPLACE THE MOTOR AND GEARS AND PUMP// SO WE ENDED UP GETTING A USED ONE FOR 100.00 AND WORKS GREAT NOW SAVED THE CUSTOMER 1200.00/// I SURE HOPE HE IS HAPPY FOR A [...] CAR THANKS AGAIN MARK
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1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBBD2E0T
Thanks for the interest, the PCM was simply running an EGR test. Trouble codes: P0401.
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BE32K63
Thank you all for your support on this problem. The general consensus of replies stated that the front converter was the only one monitored. I replaced the front converter/manifold assembly with a factory converter. Car has been gone for four days now, so I... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency below threshold).
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2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L srs light VIN: 5TDZA23C36
thanks evrybody, and thanks wade from Colorado for givme cheaper option, I send computer to reset to myairbag 3 day witing and van fixed.
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