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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L No Start VIN: WAUBG84D5V
This car came in on the hook cranking, but not starting. We hooked up the low amps probe and the fuel pump wasen't turning. We ordered a new unit from the dealer, installed it, and it still wouldn't start. We primed the pump with about a gallon and a half and...
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L all doors VIN: WAULC68EX5
Hi all, we had this vehicle in for a couple of days. We were diagnosing an intermittant problem, we repaired the issue and called the client to come and pick his vehicle up. When he arrived, he asked if I had noticed the doors on the car...I asked, why? he sia...
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L reverse VIN: WBABN53481
greetings to all this bmw has no reverse,when put into reverse the car rolls very slowly but when you apply the gas it just revs and does nothing,before i install trans just want to see if any thing funny about these cars that would cause this.thanks in advanc...
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1992 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G4WF54LXN
Hello all! Regular customer brought his car in complaining of stall. Restarts right away. On test drive with no pattern car will buck. Speedometer and tach drop to bottom then go to top simultaneously. Then guages will resume normal operation. Engine will surg... Trouble codes: 41 (CAM SENSOR I dont think its related.)
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1996 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L Cuts out VIN: 1GM4J52M2L
hi iatn techs,gat one for the buick tech.this car have a problem with the passlock system.found out that the pass system fails some times.when it works,all the ligths on the dash turns on.when it fails,no dash ligth turn on.the engine would crank start and tur...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L ebcm VIN: 1G6KD54Y03
car came in for inter. traction light. during road test it stalled and restarted.scanned sys. and found code p0335b for crank sensor a. system voltage was low from veh. sitting. battery was charged all codes were cleared and vehicle was driven on a good run. a...
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1993 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L Excessive Emissions, BURNS OUT CAT IN 5 M VIN: 1G1LT53T2P
thanks all for answering to this problem. for i have no idea. this vechile has burned out two cat.. takes 5 to 10 minutes for the cat to turn red hot .. again fuel pressure regulator was leaking lots of fuel. burnt out the first cat. reinstall second cat burnt...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Code 81 2-3 solenoid circuit VIN: 2GIFP22P9R
Vehicle came in with code 81, 2-3 shift solenoid circuit. I checked all the wiring, internal trans wiring was rough so I replaced it and both shift solenoids. Code came back. I found that the PCM wasn't sending a signal to the 2-3 solenoid. Replaced the PCM. I...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1JC524XW
cust came in requesting head gasket for external leak.Replaced headgasket,car came back 2 days later with no heat/Coolant found on top of bottle.replace thermostat and degas bottle/cap. Shipped Car,car came back 2 days later no heat,found bottom of radiator to...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Parasitic drain on battery VIN: 3GNFK16R5X
This is becoming a headache for me and of course this happens to be my personal vehicle. Original alternator failed 6/2007. Decided to upgrade from 105 to the 140 amp alternator. Installed AC/Delco reman unit, just had to change the regulator harness. It worke...
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2000 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L transfercase 4470 VIN: 1GBJK34J0Y
For those that know the 4470 Transfer case with transfer case electro magnetic syncro sleeve. Problem is front driveshaft will not engage with transfer case when commanded. This is a manual floor shift transfer case with and logic timer relay. The logic relay ...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L front brakes VIN: 1GNDX03E61
this van came in on the hook was bought at auction had to do a head job on it after test drove and noticed a noisy wheel bearing and when brakes applied seems to have little pressure mashing pedal as hard as possible only makes van come to a slow long stop ped...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L Mechanical VIN: 1GNEC13V14
The vehicle owner noticed a noise in the engine that at first I could not hear. After about 3-4 weeks I can now hear it and as more time goes by it seems to be getting worse. I sounds like a light lifter noise that is audible more from the lifter valley area t...
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1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L rack VIN: 2C3H056F85
The right side of the rack moves while steering. Should it be slideing in the mount while steering.
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L starter and injectors VIN: 2C3HE66GXX
Car was towed in for a no-start condition. Apparently the customer was having an intermittent starter problem that got worse. Last week end he tried several times and it finally stopped responding completely. We found(as is shown in fix data base) the starter ...
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2002 Chrysler Sebring 3.0L cam timing VIN: 4C3AG52HXE
Hello, I am trying to set the cam timing on this 3.0L Sebring. The camshaft marks are straightforward, but I am unsure of the crank marks. MOD is very vague, so I called them and they faxed me a copy of the procedure from the OE manual, which is no better. T...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF2665W
I don't do a lot of diesel work. Friend of mines truck. Came in on the hookCranks but no start.I have read a lot about the transfer pump problems causing the injection pump to fail but those all seem to have a code for injection pump also. mine only had these ... Trouble codes: P1693, P0382, P0380, P0230
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Power Steering VIN: 2C3HH46R7Y
The power steering system on this vehicle is being a real problem. It started with a simple p/s fluid leak at the lines along the frame. Now we cannot get rid of the loud noise, foamy fluid, and loss of steering assist when the vehicle is cold or sits overnigh...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on, fuel derates VIN: WD0PD64496
first off thanks to all who take the time to read and to reply. the van runs fine from 0 to 3/4 throttle and will reset one or the other fuel codes as listed but never both at the same time nor any other codes. i seem to hit a wall in my diag chart to replace... Trouble codes: P2047, P2051 (fuel rail malfunction max fuel pressure exceeded)
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32F7Y
OK, I am not working on many Diesels, but here is one. My tech looked at it and changed the oil, it was a gallon low. Also he changed the fuel filter due to a bad oring. The truck will not start unless you plug in the electrical cord and warm it for a long tim... Trouble codes: P1670
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L blend door VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
Customers complaint is knocking/clicking noise from dash when fan is set at lower speeds. Found TSB on this problem,said there is seperate power sources for blower and blend door counter acting each other. TSB tells you to remove gray/yellow wire from cavity #...
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2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRX14W15
Hello fellow techs and thanks for helping.I have this 2005 f150 with a 4.6 auto trans.Engine has what appears to be a noisey valve.The noise doesn't go away in higher rpm's.I verified which side it was by listening with a stethescope(pass side) removed valve c...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31P35
hello-i dont do any diesel repairs-but this is a friend so i thought i would take a stab at it-just wondered if with all these injector codes if there is something common that happens to these trucks that would cause this sort of fault-is there a relay or wiri... Trouble codes: P0264 (2 injector circuit low), P0267 (3injector circuit low), P0273 (5 injector circuit low), P0279 (7 injector circuit low), P0282 (8 injector circuit low)
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1997 Isuzu Hombre XS 2.2L drl VIN: 1GGCS1946V
Just looking for insight on the location of the daytime running lamp module. All of my resources indicate behind dash above steering column but I must be blind. Thanks!!!
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L cruise control VIN: SAJKX6246W
Hello all. Calling all Jaguar factory techs. I need help on this one. Car came in with bogging down issue. I thought it was the throttle body so swapped w/used unit. Turned out to be vacuum leak. Now no driveability issues. Car runs and shifts great! But, now ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA17C7Y
Vehicle has come into the shop for no start several times. Each time it has no compression. Put oil in the cylinders and the compression comes back. I've checked the knowledge archives, and found several postings on this problem. But from what I've read this s...
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1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L door locks VIN: 1J4FJ78S5T
hi i have a 1997 jeep cherokee and we have replaced the power door lock actuators and the door locks operated correctly but in conditions of about 15 degrees and colder outside the door locks will not operate properly when you hit the unlock button on key ring...
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L heater VIN: 1J4FY19S7W
I am working on this wrangler that has no/little heat. Brought in with hole in the radiator. Coolant was brown and looked terrible. Replaced radiator, water pump,replaced thermastat, and hoses and still heat is less than 100 degrees. When I flushed heater core...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Alarm VIN: 1JTG56D877
Hello This jeep will set off alarm intermittent,checked wires and switches,has anyone had this problem,also customer says wants it disabled.any help appreciated.Thanks Jim [...]
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L window operation, a/c clutch engadement, gauges VIN: 1J4G248S1Y
ok here is what i got. after start up sometimes after aprox 20mph you hear an audible click from drivers door module, then one from the passengers. this is followed by a consistant cycle of clicking from drivers door module. the gauges will drop to zero with t...
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2004 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Blend Door
I have tested the control head and actuator the bellcrank and push rod all work normally with no temp change from registers. I belive the blend door it self is defective I have been on the KIA web sight and there is no information on R+R of the hvac case or re...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HFOUXYO
Customer had before mentioned parts replaced by other shops. We check and found Aifr fuel sensor voltage won't change much. 3.29 to 3.3V no matter what. With new air fuel sensors in I tried used ECU. Same problem. I then tried another denso A/F sensor. Still c... Trouble codes: P1130 (A/F circute range malfunction bank 1 sen.1), P1133 (A/F circute responce malfunction bank1 sen.1), P1135 (A/F circute heater malfunction bank1 sen. 1), P1150 (A/F sensor range performance bank2 sensor 1), P1155 (A/F sensor heater malfunction bank2 sen.1)
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1988 Mazda RX-7 GTU 1.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1FC3311J
This car was pushed in, no start, completly flooded.replaced plugs and wires all 4. would not start completly flooded.Then i started to read.seems like Rx-7 have a huge cold start flood problem.so here is the only way we could get this thing to start. If you p... Trouble codes: 12 (trailing coils/module code)
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2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L high beam headlight & wipers VIN: JM1BK323X6
i just wanted to replace the cabins filters, & here i am with another disaster. i removed the fuse- junction block under the right side dash to get to the filters. basically unplug the connectors & remove the box. installed the filters, reconnected the connect...
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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Battery VIN: JM1BK12FX6
When the PJB (passenger junction box)is unplug the battery draw drops to 50 ma. A use PJB was install and still battery draw of 200 ma. Thanks in advance Daniel
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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L idles fast VIN: WDBBA45A6B
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 1981 380SL that is in to have the timing checked for an upcoming smog check. The car was idling around 750 and the timing was retarded to about 5 degrees ATDC. I was not able to swing the distribu...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Starting VIN: WDBNG75J8W
alright guys, got this one in from some time back and had already opened up a message asking for confirmation as to my diagnosis. I origianlly decided to repair the communication circuit of the CAN first then further diagnosis if i needed to. Well, we got the ...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
HELLO FOLKS. THIS ONE CAME TO US AFTER GOING TO DEALER. DEALER ADVISED FOR INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKET CAUSING CYL. 4 MISFIRE. DUE TO PRICE, CAME TO US FOR REPLACEMENT OF INTAKE GASKET. WE REPLACED INTAKE GASKET. RAN PERFECTLY FINE FOR 2 DAYS. TODAY CUSTOMER SAID W... Trouble codes: P0304, P0130
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L blower VIN: JN8AR05Y5X
Hello Nissan techs: I have a 1999 pathfinder 4x4 SE with a heater blower inop. Even though this sounds simple i can't figure it out. The blower is inop on all speeds. I have 12v at the motor on blue wire and vehicle ground. When I try to ground the motor accor...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA31DXY
diagnosed cold drivability issues as mass air sensor--replaced sensor and air filter as per tsb with oe nissan parts-will i need to have puter flashed --nearest dealer is 40 miles away
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L engine VIN: 5N1MD28Y22
customer first brought to us for smoking too much. we could not find the problem and said they should take to dealer to get diagnosed. Dealer said to replace all injectors because they thought they were sticking. we replaced all injectors with new oem ones. st...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06B74
This truck came in about 3 weeks ago with a PO442 evap small leak. I replaced the evap vent solenoid per a TSB that I found on Alldata. I have smoked the system and have not found a leak on it. Does anyone know of any fixes for this problem. I have not replace... Trouble codes: P0442
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1991 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3CW53L7M
Car has code 41 stored . Found burnt wiring at cam sensor , replaced pig tail and sensor. Still have code 41 , Check cam sensor magnent and found it was broken and missing magnent . Replace cam sensor magnent and retest still have code 41 setting. No signal fr... Trouble codes: 41 (Cam sensor circuit)
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3ML52T1X
we have replaced all four injectors and coil housing, we injector pulse with and the crk and cam sensors show correct data we have checked for pcm ground and found no problems there. is it possibe for the ign module to short or the pcm drivers to cross short. ... Trouble codes: P0200, P0300
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1988 Pontiac Fiero Sport 2.8L MIL Lamp on, Hard start VIN: 1G2PE1194J
Hello everyone, I have a intresting one here. We have a history of replacing modules on this one that dates back a few years. We have replaced the ignition coil with a Excel high performance and replaced the distributor due to pickup magnet being cracked. The ... Trouble codes: 42 (est)
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L trans. go into limp mode VIN: YS3DF38N4T
thank you ahead of time! as you can see from the information i have provided that i have put alot of work into this car. i have done all the saab transmission tests(inculding checking voltages,resistances and they all came up ok)i only get the "check gear box"...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: YS3FD49Y24
Hello, This Car runs fine At idle and to about half Throttle then it starts to miss and sounds like its backfiring and wants To lay right down on its Face. As I let up On The throttle it will come back a little . What I did was disconnect the air bypass sole...
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L Starting VIN: 1G8ZJ5277X
no start when cold scan tool indicates open loop status nd dumping fuel into cyls. intermittent crank signal.after excessive cranking will eventually start and restart every time after when warm. ohm out wires from sensor to ecm good, tried new oem ckp and ecm...
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2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZK5270Y
We have tested everything known to test, have called identifix and ran through everything they recommended. After the last TSB repair we gave 4 good road tests. Customer says light came on before she got home after pick up. Trouble codes: P0442 (EVAP system leak small)
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2007 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AJ55F47
Hi Group, 2007 Saturn 4 cyl. 2.2l. got a code P2432. Air Injection System Pressure Sensor circuit low voltage. check electric air injection pump relay and fuse, ok, check electric valve and relay, OK,if the Baro/Map Sensor is used to monitor air injection pres... Trouble codes: P2432 (Secondary air injection system pressure sensor circuit low voltage)
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2004 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L right front brake caliper
We put new brake pads on the front of the subaru by compressing the twin piston calipers with the proper compresser.approx. one week later the car returns with a low brake pedal at best.fluid is present at all bleeders exept R/F .I cracked the output line of t...
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2005 Subaru Legacy Limited 2.5L starter VIN: 4S3BP61615
Car was sent to me from a bodyshop, superlight deer hit left front. No crank. Security relay clicks when key in crank pos. Can make car start by grounding Black/Ltblue wire from ecm to Security relay. I made the car go away a few months ago by wiring a relay t...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L NO Tach VIN: JTDDR32T2Y
Hello Toyota Gurus: I changed the engine,(drank oil)and the trans, ground into third. After installing and hooking everything up, I do not have a tach reading. The scanner shows RPM the engine runs well and when I hook up volt meter to tach wire from computo...
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Timing belt area VIN: JT2BF22K9Y
Have any of U guy's experienced a noise after the timing belt, and water pump replaced. It sounds like a bolt is coming loose We replaced timing belt two times and tensioner as well and both times the noise come back after a few days of driving. we sprayed wat...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX 2.8L abs connector VIN: 9BWPG61J01
hi i hope some one can give me a tool number for the wire terminal extractor for the small flat terminals in the abs plug i read the data base and it looks like i have a connector problem and went to change the plug but have no pin tool small enough to fit. an...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SWSK123981
helppppppppppppp have a 03 passat with a 2.8. have misfire codes on 1 2 and 3. have replaced plugs, wires, maf sensor. did fuel pressure check. 55psi checked for vacuum leaks have tested about everything i could think of Trouble codes: 0300 (random misfie), 0301 (0302 -), 0302 (0303 -), 0303
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2001 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L Engine Oil VIN: 19UYA42641
We do not work on Acura line much, Thanks for all the replies for what type and weight oil to run. We wound up running 5W30 non synthetic. Thanks much, Kurt Euroquipe LLC Saint Charles, IL 60174
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1997 Audi A4 2.8L wont start VIN: WAUEA88D1V
hi this problem was comfusing i installed back original old crank sensor and car started and has ran fine for 3 days now thanks so much every body thanks alejandro from illinois he said the crank sensor. looks like i got a bad one right from the start
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E63
Thanks everyone, for the help. It seems as though the second new thermostat fixed both codes. What the engine temp has to do with brake booster vacuum, I have no idea. none-the-less, the car has been gone for a week and the light hasnt come back on. Trouble codes: P1479, P3081.
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WBAAM5341Y
well this car is fixed. found valve cover internaly leaking. replaced valve cover assembley, cleared codes and test drove to verify. it seem were the top hose connects, there is a valve, and that valve was cracked. system ok.
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L cluster VIN: WBAET374X3
well.. .. just want to thank everyone for the quick reponses on this bmw. Im sad to say..We were not able to fix the problem in our shop. with the helpful info you guys provided, we were able to get the car running and driving, but the instrument cluster n...
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L convertor VIN: 1G4CW54K8Y
WELL THIS ONE IS FIXED THE VALVES IN THE VALVE BODY DID THE TRICK (TCC APPLY & TCC REGULATOR VALVES) THE SNAP ON SCANNER MUST HAVE A SOFTWARE PROBLEM THE TCC ON NEVER DID GO OFF AND WAS OK WITH TECH 2. HOWEVER WITH SNAPON OR TECH2 THE TCC COULD BE COMMANDED O...
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2005 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GADT13S45
Thank you for those who did response my Help Request. The secondary air by pass valve was not working properly. the bench test shows the valve was not open or close properly. Replaced the valve, test out good. Trouble codes: P0410.
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W9T
thanks to all that took there time to offer help on this repair aim very thankful,this car is fix it was the grown wire from the tps gone back to the ecm,replace wire clear all cods drove the car look at the datastreme info volt was within tolerance close thro... Trouble codes: P0122.
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDT13SX3
Hi guys some of you guys were right on.Did a bg induction clean and it fix it right up.Boy you learn someting every day in this line of work.Thanks everyone for your help.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK292X4
Thank you to all that replied the fix for now was to repplace the fuel filter it didnt seem to change the pressures that much but kept the light off just goes to show dont for get to check the obvious thank you all agian this is tryley a great tool in my tool ... Trouble codes: P1093.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L starter/ generator VIN: 1GCEK19T25
Not much help on this one. Found one of the batteries was bad .
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HC56F7V
this car is fixed. had a defective fuel regulator from napa.got a different manufacture and now everything is normal. Trouble codes: P0172.
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L turn signals VIN: 3C8FY68B72
thanks all for your help. we are the dummys that threw away the flasher. thanks again for all your replies
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Heater VIN: 1B7FL26X2X
YIKES!! Sorry guys! I should have closed it sooner! The T-stat was the nasty issue, stuck open. Went with the super stat and all worked out ok. Sorry once again for not closing it sooner!!! All the best to you and yours! Shawn )O(
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: X2B3HD46R6
thanks for all your help. In the end this Chrysler consumed more of my time figuring out more than any vehicle I have worked on in over 20 years of fixing cars! The fix was right bank exhaust cam was off one tooth. It had a loose ground. It had 3 ( I repeat,3...
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2002 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L headlights VIN: 1B4HS38N72
Hi all and thanks for the info. Got together with my local dealer, they have not dealt with this problem. I had determined that the central timing module was the cause. The tech and service manager agreed to my theories. they changed the module and programmed...
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2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP25342
Well thanks for all the help. I thought that the body ECU was the culpret because I could not comunicate with it. So I sent it to a friend at the local dealer and he said the reason was that the front control module was shorting the data bus. He replaced the F... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ig Coil 1 Primary Circuit), P0352 (Ig Coil 2 Primary Circuit), P0353 (Ig Coil 3 Primary Circuit).
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L brake lights VIN: 3D7KU28C53
Someone at Chrysler needs a good swift kick in the rear! Who would take a simple circuit like brake lights and do this to it? Thanks to all who replied. Matthew from Illinois,Joseph from Texas and Warren from Oregon Nailed it. The problem was in the CLUSTER.IP...
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2004 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L heater fan
New heater blower resistor did the trick. All 4 replies were right. Chris gave the explanation why. The fan speeds would all work fine with a/c because it keep heater blower resistor cool. Blower on hot was to much for resistor. Thanks to all. dave
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2006 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4FV47T86
the custmer decided to take the vehicle to the dodge dealership here and they said the motor had been changed out in this vehilce there was nothing they could do about the check engine light. Trouble codes: 301 (misfire on number 1).
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L ses VIN: 1FDKE30FXS
The signal return circut was the problem. I spliced into the signal return circut (gray/red wire)and ran a additional wire to ground. works like it should now.
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L bucking VIN: 1FTZR15X4Y
I left out some of the preliminary testing I did on the original post. I had already checked the MAF and the coil pack. The misfire data pointed to cylinder #4. Driving it with the CMP sensor disconnected made no difference. Transmission and TCC all checked ou...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L egr VIN: 1FMYU04121
Sorry for late response, found exhaust restricted, cut open rear catalytic converter and found converter plugged up, replaced converter OK. Thanks David.
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 4x4 operation VIN: 1FTSW31F52
For now we warrantied the napa encoder motor again and I have informed the customer and the parts manager that if it fails again we will need to get the part from ford. I have not found any reason for the repeat falure of the module and tthe only reason ihave ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Back up warning system VIN: 1FTPW14564
Sorry I didn't close this sooner, I was hoping to have a better summary. I think Shawn was on the right track with this, I advised the customer to go back to Ford, and let me know what happened. As of today I haven't heard from him so I really can't add much. ...
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU73KX5
Brian from Indiana hit the nail on the head, we sent the vehicle to a ford dealer for the TSB to re-program, the computer. Thanks to all who responded
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2006 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Daytime Running Lights VIN: 1FMEU72E86
Thanks to all of the ones that took there time and gave a positive responce. To the ones that could not understand why this needs to be done I wish they would look at the broad picture and realize that there is a real necessity to being able to disable this s...
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2008 Ford F-750 7.2L Slack adjuster VIN: 3FRXW75T78
Thank you for the help, I think I have an employee issue not a vehicle issue here. After researching this it has happened twice on two different makes.
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1999 GMC Safari SL 4.3L anti theft VIN: 1GKDM19WOX
Thank you every one Who responded a couple emailed back and seamed to offer help that referd to the vat system this is a pass system When I started to look at it first thing in the morning it started first crank and never missed a beat all day maybe 20 times T...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on, TCS VIN: 1HGCM66875
Yeah!!! The customer had to bring this car in seceral times due to time constraints. This guy used to live near a beach with fresh salt air. We found a connector that looked great from the outside but had corrosion on the inside. The connector was the ABS sen...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56405
Thank you to all who replied to this. Most everyone mentioned the timing chain being an issue, which didnt really seem to fit this one. Car runs fine and only time light sets is when engine is started cold. I recieved no further insight into what honda is usin... Trouble codes: P0341.
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2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E04
Thanks to all who responded to my post. We called the dealer and this problem was covered under warranty. I cleared the code and after cycling the ign. switch a couple of times, the car ran fine and code did not come back. Customer took it to dealer and dealer... Trouble codes: P2125.
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, double fire VIN: 1J4FJ78S5T
thanks for all the information. i replaced cam and crank sensors with oem and re synced the system. problem solved. i learned my lesson about aftermarket sensers.
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L high beams VIN: SALJY1244X
After a lot of searching,(a lot of it sole as to why did we take this problem on). Talked to the local dealer several times, the oldest surviving partsman who explained that years ago, probably 1993 era that these vehicles exported to Canada had to have day ti...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA33G6V
as stated before this car is at a friend's shop & when they originally replaced the crank angle sensor; they inadvertently damaged the sensor chopper ring. Upon closer inspection with a lab scope there was an extra blip on the screen causing the computer to be...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Ignition key VIN: 4JGAB54E5X
I have fixed this car with the help of many from IATN and especially Mirek. I am defining the fix as done if the customer is happy and I am happy given the potential for expensive problems. What was explained to me from others at IATN is that this vehicle is...
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L anti theft VIN: 2MEFM75W6W
I can't believe it was the wrong keys. Wendall hit it right on the nail!He said the original key was keeping the lite steady, the other keys would flash. After I erased the keys , therefore did not have the original key programed and did not and could not prog...
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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Rotors VIN: 1N6BA07B06
Well after considering all the recommended help suggestions, I decided on a thorough re-inspection with run out measurements and mic all rotors.Machined front rotors with a hunter on car lathe.Hand torqued all bolts and lugs to specs.The only culprit I could ...
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Starting VIN: 1G3AJ55MOS
Thanks all for the help turned out to be the relay, somewhere in its life the relay was left loose hanging down enough for salt water intrusion (also why it was hard to locate) replaced relay and connector and re hung it where its supposed to be..
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2000 Other Ford 4700 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: IHTSCABK1Y
Well we are going to call this one fixed, after going with our gut feeling and responses from jay and charles, we bit the bullet and changed all eight injectors. After installing the injectors and clearing the cylinders, the truck immediately started at the fi... Trouble codes: 525.
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