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1991 Audi 200 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUGES446M
Hello all you audi people. i have a 1991 audi quatro 200 with a 20valve 5 cylinder turbo. It will not start. i have fuel preasure and plenty of spark. However I do not have injector pulse. The injector has 12v at the injectors. The alldata schematic is not ver...
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1997 Audi A6 2.8L dome lights VIN: WAUJC84A7V
hello i have a strange one here, the interior lights are dimming but staying illuminated when the doors are closed. the light is very low but it is staying on. I cannont find any wiring diagrams that are usefull. It almost seems that the lights are being told ...
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2001 Audi A6 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WAUBH64BX1
customer came in two weeks ago...gs did lof... came back with oil coming out of the coolant reservoir... I have been told that this is a common problem with the oil coolers...how do you go a bout test for this problem, an can the cooler be tested... I not the ...
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1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF6326S
customer states ck engine light on rough idle at times hot replace # 2 ignition coil replace spark plugs customer drove for 20 miles before repair with misfire performed smoke test no leaks,15" vacuum at idle steady
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD6327-
OK Beemer guys, lets see what you got... Im working on a 98 528i, came in originally with a MIL on, code p0340, cam sensor. Found cam sensor pigtail insulation crumbling, replaced cam sensor w/ a siemens/vdo unit, cleared code, test drove, all was fine for a m... Trouble codes: 065 (cam sensor), P0340 (cam sensor), 212 (vanos mechanically jammed)
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L convertible top VIN: WBABS534X1
Hello group, This BMW will not retract the convertible top when the button is pushed. No sounds are heard. The button lights up amber showing that it responds to the command. With my Launch scan tool I could check for codes and data. All the data shows the sw...
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2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L rotation rate sensor VIN: WBAEU33442
ABS/DSC5.7 rotation rate sensor code 82 or 52.This 325xi is setting this code intermitantly.I retrieved different codes with different scanners,same discription.Alldata discibes a YAW rate sensor as a rotation rate sensor.Dealer parts dept said 4wd version dos...
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2005 BMW 740Li 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WBAHN61096
The enging run good when cold but when the coolant temperature reach higher(47C or so)the car will hesitation.Checked with GT1-NO CODE.But found #5 cylinder run rough.We have tried with new DME,harness,change ignition coil.same issue.Have checked the two presu...
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2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Surge VIN: 2G1WS52J4Y
This vehicle started power surging all at once. Thought cat. conv. was plugged - it was not. Have changed fuel filter. Fuel pressure is ok even when surge is happening. MAF has movement on scan tool, but unplugging it makes the surge more definite at a higher ...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, tach inop VIN: 1G4HP54K0Y
this car was towed in for a crank, no start condition. the car will run all day with brake cleaner being sprayed into the intake. fuel pressure is good but I have no injector pulse. injectors have battery voltage at them but are not being grounded by the PCM. ...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Extended Crank VIN: 1G4HP54K02
This vehicle has an intermittent extended crank, but happens alot. The ignition is firing but has no injector pulse. When the injectors start to pulse the engine starts right up. The CKP & CMP signals to the ignition module and PCM look good and are present du...
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Noise VIN: 3G5DB03E83
Hi John, Hope you don't mind if I post these messages on iATN. Thanks for your reply. We're still fighting this thing. I was hoping I could talk to you on the phone sometime when it's convenient for you. The frequency of the noise/vibration I think is more of...
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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on, HIGH IDLE VIN: 1G6KD52Y1T
I got this Cadillac here with a code P0507 high idle. At idle the engine is running at 1050 rpm which is about 400 rpm too high. Checked for air leaks and found that when the PCV was removed from the valve cover the idle came down a little, but not enough. Als... Trouble codes: P0507
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L downshift VIN: 1G1BL52P55
Hello all, I don't normally do transmission work anymore but since my shop is slack I took it on. Customer complaint was that the tran takes off in a higher gear. I checked codes and found one referring to the 3-2 solenoid circuit. Having never been inside one...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GNDT13W3Y
Vehicle belongs to dealer. P0753 stored 1-2 shift valve. Stuck in 3rd on scanner and take off. Tried Transmission range sensor and 1-2 shift solenoid. Still in 3rd. Pulled pan. Have voltage on both solenoids. Seems like both are energized. See where ignition s...
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G1WX15K32
I have taken care of this car all of it's life. Four weeks ago it cam in with a bad hesitation and a mass air flow code.I replaced the mass air flow and the car seemed to run fine.A few days later I got a call that the car would start and stall hot.I got the c...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IGCEK19T22
Hi Gang! This is my brothers truck, has had an on going problem with this vehicle. Only when cold there is a noticeable misfire and rough running with the MIL coming on and reading the above codes. I have performed basic system checks but found nothing outn of... Trouble codes: P0171, P00, 174 (Lean Bank 2), P00, 300 (Random multiple misfire)
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNEC13Z82
I have a Tahoe that idles low (250-400) at times mostly when it is cold. I picked up the vehicle this morning and it would not hardly run and kept dying on me if I kept the idle up it would stay running. When I got it to the shop it ran fine and has not acted ...
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2006 Chevrolet Uplander 3.5L starting VIN: 1NGBX54KD6
thanks in advance for looking at this.i have this 06 uplander that wont start on very cold days below 32f.i have duplicated several times..i saw other posts like this and they replaced ignition switch,did that same thing happened.this morning went out to test ...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) SX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GT64LXX
Service Engine Soon light is on. There is no communication with the PCM in Generic Mode. If you use the Manufacturer Specific Mode, there is communication with the PCM. In order for this vehicle to pass the California smog inspection, it must communicate with ...
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2C4GP44L63
Misfire under load,(driving or power braking in shop) not your typical constant dead misfire though. No misfire's showing on Solus(if I pull a plug wire,it will show misfire so I know it's capable)It feels like a sporadic but often misfire on at least 1,maybe ... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L front end VIN: 2C8GP64L03
hi, vehicle has come in 3 or 4 times with a popping or clunking when going over bumps, checked and rechecked all front end parts, struts and alignment. i cant find anything with any play in it, checked cradle bolts and bushings, no sign of any movement. i'm wo...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L blowing cool air VIN: 1B7GL22X3Y
Good Morning this vehicle came in with a leaking heater core we replaced the core.Costomer came back claiming there is no heat. We can get [...] take it out on the road temp coming from the vents dropped to 80deg celesus the out side temp is minus 25 deg ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start, no buss VIN: 3B7HC13Y11
We have disconnected central timer, radio, abs module, air bag module, all sensors on engine, speed sensor on transmission, and 02 sensors. Still have no buss reading out on cluster. Have checked all ground and power supplies to pcm. We have no spark, no fuel,...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Intmt hard start VIN: 1D7HV18035
Customer advises vehicle has no throttle control. Vehicle will start and run normally for about 3-5 minutes, after which time it will lose throttle control. Attempts to restart result in extended crank time, & rough idle followed by MIL & flashing ETC indicato... Trouble codes: 2138 (APP accelerator pedal fly-by-wire), 2127 (APP sensor 2), P0652, P0340
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1991 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L Brakes VIN: 1FDKF37G2M
This truck has a hard pedal when engine is not running, just as soon as you start the engine the pedal goes all the way to the floor. The truck stops really good but has alot of pedal travel. I have changed the master cylinder (other one was 1 year old), I rep...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTYR10V3X
Truck in for hard starting and dies and no power on take off feels like running out of gas. Check for codes had P0171,174,1131,1151, short term fuel trim running between 28 and 34 both banks, and long term in the 20's both banks,both upstream 02's are between ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1131, P1151
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX18L6Y
This truck was sent to us from another shop. The complaint is rough idle & acts like going to stall occas. at stops. Codes 171,174 were present. We "smoke" tested the engine & found no leaks, other than a collapsed pcv hose, which we replaced. The pcv hose is ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15V2Y
Hello, fellow junk fixers(sorry, TECHS) We have one here eating our lunch and leaving no tip. As per related repair history, you can assume our bosses are getting pretty tired of us "throwing parts" at this truck. Close visual inspection and some guessing by 4... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0172 (system lean bank 2)
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S61
Here's a really good one! Vehicle came in about a month ago, had a misfire code (P0303). Replaced upper and lower intake gaskets and plugs, everything is fine. Now it comes back with a P0305 that doesn't reset unless it is left idling for about 30 minutes or y... Trouble codes: P0305 (cyl. 5 misfire)
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge, Rolling Idle VIN: 1FAFP58U22
This vehicle has a intermittent Idle surge,or rolling Idle, with defroster on ,or any electrical loads,and turning steering wheel. This is the third time to our shop for this problem. We couldn't duplicate the problem the first two times. First time we had the...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF21L93
This truck has been a thorn in my side.came in a month ago with codes PO171 & PO174.I checked for vaccumn Leaks. None found.Replaced Mass air flow meter & PCV Valve.Sent him on his way.Two days later back with same codes.Double checked for vac leaks(back of th... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLE 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKGK26U81
Hi, fellow members, I want to tank you in advance for your help, this truck came for smog inspection to my shop, as soon as r.p.m. increased to 2500, service engine soon light came on, and d.t.c. p0300 sets in ecm, customer took it somewhere else for repairs, ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1990 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMEE2752L
Hello, I have this honda thats driving me crazy, the car will run really rich intermittantly and the check engine light comes on with code 1 02 sensor, there has already been a couple of new sensors put in for this problem, this has been an on going problem fo...
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2005 Honda Element LX 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH18395
Hi all, Looking for sources of CYL #2 misfire. only occurs for approx 20 seconds of power braking at a standstill. Driving on accel under load I see minor misfires on that cylinder. Swapped coils and plugs with other cylinder but problem persists. Cancel inj... Trouble codes: 300 (multi misfire), 302 (cyl 2 misfire)
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2004 Infiniti M45 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAY41E14
the owner stated the car would idle rough & emit black smoke from the tailpipe when she started the engine. she said it was an intermittant issue but would like to have it repaired. found the throttle body very dirty so i proceded to clean it. i did not notice... Trouble codes: P0507
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L wheel brg. VIN: 1J4GR48K55
Customer complaint of noise in rear of vehicle when driving - more noticeable at 30-60km. Noise seems to be at wheel speed and sounds like brg. noise. We ran vehicle on hoist and with electronic stethescope we detected most noice at left wheel brg. We replace ...
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1997 Lexus LX450 4.5L vibration VIN: JT6HJ88J1V
This vehicle is identical to a Toyota Landcruiser. The vibration can be felt anywhere on the engine. The harmonic balancer does not appear to be bad. No misfires are present. I am running out of ideas.
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Misfire VIN: 5LMFU28R94
i found water in coil tunnel #4 when changing coil blew out water, does not look like coolant and coolant level is not down at all, this misfire has come back 3 times. i have used some rtv around the coil to try to seal it from water no help. any input from yo... Trouble codes: P0304
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2005 Lincoln LS Luxury 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNHM86S45
Hi, I have an ls that will start and stall right away after we did a throttle body cleaning and an injector cleaning, after the throttle body cleaning we tried to run on motorvac machine, the vehicle started and ran for a few seconds then died and would not re...
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1993 Mazda MX-6 2.0L Trans Shifting Quality VIN: 1YVGE31A1P
We have a weird condition here where the Hold lite flashes on every drive after clearing code. Code # 55 comes up. This pulse generator is reading drum speed inside the trans itself, near top rear of main body. Tested circuit from ECM plug to sensor plug and s...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L cooling fans VIN: 1YVGE22C4V
Vehicle came in overheating, replaced tstat, warmed up after install and fan does not kick on, check temp sensor to pcm has continuity it was good and while running gets down to .96 volts at pcm and 210 degrees at sensor. Can turn on a/c fans and it cools righ...
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L monitors VIN: JM3LW28G61
the vehicle had failed emmission for the mil being on for code po171, po174, po306, po303. We smoke tested the engine to find that the pcv hose was leaking and also the lower intake gaskets. After repair was done, we drove the drive cycle and 3 monitors had no... Trouble codes: P0171
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J95
hello car came in running fine with check engine light on found no problem. had another car temp sensor fail recently so we replaced it. after two days of regular driving light came back on same code. we inspected the thermostat and found nothing replaced with... Trouble codes: P2004, P0128
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1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Drive cycle VIN: 4A3AX35G9T
I have the eclipse that won't pass state inspection because readiness moniters are incomplete. i have a tsb on the drive cycle, have tried many many times w/ no result the 1st 3 tests will go through imedeaitly the other 4 or 5 will not even atemp to go throug...
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1988 Nissan D21 E 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, loss of power VIN: 1N6ND12S4J
I've got a whole day on this little hard body and don't feel closer to the cure than this morning. I feel that the problem is in the injection system but have not been able to locate the root cause. The only thing that made any significant difference was pinch... Trouble codes: 51 (fuel injector fault), 34 (found no documentation)
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, flooding plugs VIN: JN1CA31A7Y
No codes starts hard flooding out all plugs can get started by holding gas petal to floor sometimes but wont clear out , have replaced mass air and reset ecm, replaced plugs, tested map ok , customer stated that this happen overnight, ran great day before then...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L engine VIN: 5N1ED28YOY
came off freeway, died out. cust stated lost power, then quit. towed to shop, then we scaned found, knock sensor code, and 1 trany shift code.. fuel presure test found was low, so we replaced fuel pump, strainer, fuel filter,and fuel presure regulator, plugs,w...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L heater VIN: JN8DR09Y71
help!! this nissan is driving us crazy!! the customer's complaint was the heater would blow cold and the engine took a long time to warm up. she would warm the car for 20 minutes and after 1/2 hour of driving, the heat was still cold. we verified the sympto...
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Stall VIN: JN1DA31A32
Car came in states that dying when coming to stop, clean throttle boby, took care that problem but idles at 1100rpm when coming to stop. Ck with scanner, IAC driver works ok with AC on RPM increase, manual active IAC with scanner works ok, anyway I replace who... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle high 1100 rpm than spec.)
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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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1999 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G2JD12T8X
1999 pONTIAC SUNFIRE gt WITH 2.4 QUAD MOTOR. CAR CAME IN WITH A CYL 1 AND CYL 2 MISFIRE CODE. UPON INSPECTION WE FOUND CYL 1 AND 2 TO BE SATURATED IN OIL, COMMING FROM THE CAM BOX GASKETS AND VALVE COVER GASKETS. WE REPLACED THESE GASKETS, SPARK PLUGS, SPARK P... Trouble codes: P0301 (cyl 1 misfire)
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Mechanical VIN: 1G2WK52J83
New customer came in, heard noise from upper engine and added oil. Noise went away but was concerned as last time he heard this, he had an oil pump go out. We check and oil was 2 quarts overfull. Also noticed condensation on oil cap and steam coming out of val...
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1994 Saab 900 SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: VS3DM58V3R
car is not taken care of its actualy heavly abused came in with a quart of oil and thats normal for them but its a good customer. have the codes 21 61 81 disconect the comp to clear codes i dont even have to run the vehicle and it will set those codes imediatl... Trouble codes: 21 (air flow sensor), 61 (o2 sensor bank 1), 81 (evap purge valve)
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L fan VIN: 4S3BG6850W
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2003 Suzuki Aerio S 2.0L No Start VIN: JS2RA41S33
i have this 2003 aerio here that will crank no start when it sits out all night when cold. when the car was dropped off we were not able to duplicate the problem so we checked the basics fuel pressure, spark, injector pulse all were good. however when i checke...
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2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T21
car come in with the low compress at # 2 cylinder, repalce the used engine. after customer pick up one week later, car come bacek with the a noise engine. replace the engine again. car start has misfires when it cold start. after the car full warm up the misfi... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire)
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2006 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L air bag VIN: 4T1BE30K36
air bag light on code b1826 open in side squib {p seat side} circuit. i don't find a good test or location for this system. has anyone delt with this code to give me some ideas for testing.
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2001 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WV2KB47241
Hey Gang, This vehicle has me stumped, it came in with two evap codes, I checked all solenoids and switches and all fell within factory specs., smoke tested complete evap. system and fuel tank with no problems observed. vehicle runs well at all times except i... Trouble codes: P0455, P0441
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Engine VIN: 3VWPE69M43
I replaced the valve cover gasket and the plastic breather tube leading down to the engine block since they were leaking. I located another leak from the variable valve timing control solenoid on the back of the head. My question is can the o-ring seal for thi...
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2002 Audi A4 3.0L wipers VIN: WAULT68E62
Thanks to everyone for their replies. As I said, this is is an intermittent problem. It did not reoccur, and the vehicle has not been back to the shop. As the motor have recently was replaced with the original Audi motor, it seems likely that the problem l...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L belt tensioner VIN: WAULT64B12
If the optometrist tells you that it would help to were glasses at work.. do so. Very embarrased , all replies were good under the circumstance, it seemed they were all saying " what's wrong there is nothing complicating." I compressed tensioner before...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L speedometer VIN: WBADM6347Y
I have recieved an email from Iatn saying that I should close this TechHelp request so I appologize that I have to close it without fix at this time. Thanks to those that had replied to this post I believe that the vehicle will be fixed by the begining of nex...
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L Engine VIN: WBAEP33442
Thanks for the replies! It was about a 50/50 split between pulling the tranny first and taking the motor out the top or dropping the subframe with tranny attached to the engine. I decided to go with dropping the subframe with tranny attached. It turned out ...
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1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP52K5X
Hello all, thanks for the many replies, all very helpful. Many pointed out where the EGR tube enters the intake is a area where coolant leaks. This was the case, visible with the throttle valve removed or with a mirror. Also coolant was in the oil. Low crankin...
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1991 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, VIN: 1GCFK24K3M
before putting in another distributor. I ran a smoke test it passed. no vacumn leaks found. I checked egr opened it with vacumn and engine stalls so thats working. test drove with fuel pressure tester tbi spec 9-13 psi i was at 12psi. i never got it to po...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W1X
Wow, it sure looks like a lot of people have had the same problem as mine. There also seems to be a lot of different opinions on what fixes them. I chose to check the distributer since it did have 275,000 km on the vehicle, plus that seems to be the most com... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L headlamps VIN: 1Y1SK52831
Hello I found that the DRL module was cooked. I opened it up and could see where it had burnt. I did find a loose ground at the left kick panel. I also pulled the other grounds and cleaned and resecured them. The car seems to be doing great now. Thanks go out ...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 2G1WH55K51
90% of replies stated to replace thermostat, installed new stat, everything is good so far, funny that this vehicle never set a DTC #P0128, however I am confident that it is cured. Thanks for all the replies, have a great day! Mark
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L radio and dic VIN: 1GNFK16T84
WE INSTALLED AN AIR BAG CLOCK SPRING AND SO FAR IT IS OK.THANK YOU.
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1999 Chrysler Concorde 3.2L oil cooler l VIN: 2C3HD46JXH
Had line made and installd no leaks. you can go to any place that makes hydralic lines and have them made up.
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C3AY75S85
UNBELIEVABLE, BEFORE THIS PROCESS BEGAN WE ADVISED CUSTOMER THAT WE BELIEVED VEHICLE SHOULD BE UNDER WARRANTY. SHE CONTACTED DEALER AND THEY TOLD HER IT WAS NOT COVERED. AFTER OUR EFFORTS TO DIAGNOSE, 3 DAYS LATER, SAME PERSON SHE SPOKE TO AT DEALER NOW SAYS I... Trouble codes: P2305 (decondary ignition coil circuit).
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Heating VIN: 1B7HC16YOX
This one is fixed, I removed the water pump and the impeller looked good but underneath the impeller there was marble size chunks missing, the surface was pitted really bad. I installed a new (Not rebuilt) water pump and now the truck has good heat. Thanx ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MU48CX4
we scope checked the APP sensor, and found it dropping out. replace it and problem solved. thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P2123 (APP sensor circuit high), P2121 (APP Sensor circuit range performance).
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Starting
WELL GUYS THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES TRUCK DOESNT HAVE REMOTE START AND ALL IS NORMAL AT THIS TIME I PUT IT IN THE HANDS OF THE HIGHER UPS AT CHRYSLER THERES SUPPOSED TO BE AN ENGINEER OR 2 INVOLVED ONLY TIME WILL TELL IT WILL BE INTERESTING TO HEAR WHA...
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1985 Ford F F700 6.1L brake lights VIN: 1FDNF70H4F
I did fix this truck, I had to call MOD and ask for a factory wireieng diagram. I found the wire between the turn signal switch and brake light switch broken-it changed color 3 times before on the same ckt. Thanks to all who replied. The truck does have only 2...
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1995 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L purge hydrocabons
The customer brouht his vehicle back for more diagnosis. I smoke tested the fuel filler pipe first and now I can see pin holes in the filler pipe. THANKS! YOU ALL SAVED ME ALOT OF TIME!
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L power steering fluid VIN: 2FMZA5144X
We replaced the pump on this vehicle and bled system per ford with a vacuum pump and steering is fine now. No noise and overflow problem is gone. Thanks for all the help.
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2004 Ford E-150 4.6L caliper VIN: 1FTRE14W14
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESONDED.GOT HVBOM NUMBER AND WHEN WE CROSSED IT INTO RAYBESTOS,BENDIX,MOTORCRAFT,ETC.IT IS NOT THE RIGHT PART.MIGHT BE FORD BLUE BOX ONLY.ANYWAY GOT DISCUSTED AND REMOVED CALIPERS,POURED FLUID OUT,FLUID WAS CLEAN.LOOKED INSIDE THROUGH HOLE W...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21P54
thanks to all!!! the crank trigger was the problem. i still dont know why it didn't trip a code. this is my first time on iATN. im glad i found yall. im lookin forward to helping in the future. the one thing that i would like to add is the location of the c... Trouble codes: 2285 (injector control pressure sensor circuit low).
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L trailer brake controller VIN: 1FTSW21P35
after further conversations with the customer we found that the problem was very intermittant & would happen w/o trailer hooked - chased blue control wire & found bare spot where it could potentially hit a ground source / repaired wire as of today (2-5) custom...
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1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GKDT13W9X
We got several useful replies to this one, so we went from having zero knowledge about it to having a little knowledge. Had the customer bring the vehicle back to us for a second look, based on out new gained iAtn info. We checked the vacuum hoses and found a ...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L no shift to 4th or 5th VIN: 2HKRL18643
As i did not do the r&r i did not know if the electrical was properly hooked up.I found the heat sensor cracked and with no contninuity, Replaced sensor cheked all wireing, tran s, work,s great, thanx for all reply,s Wes,,,
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2005 Honda Civic Value Package 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16385
Thanks everyone for the replies. It seems there was a tsb that we didn't have access to with Mitchell. We sent the customer to the dealer to have pcm update performed. Trouble codes: P0139 (Secondary O2 Slow Signal).
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1995 Jeep Wrangler Rio Grande 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FY19PXS
well the deputy has never givin me a straight answer as to what he is or did with the jeep,..I do know he took it somewhere and they told him the return fuel line was plugged causing the high fuel pressure, but that wasnt what was causing no start. I gave him ...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JT6GF10U5X
Thanks for all the response. We went back and check the ground connections, all attached and clean. Road test the vehicle and suspect the TPS. So we replace the TPS and road tested again. The symptoms are gone. Car shifts beautifully and we drove it for about ...
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1YVGE22D1T
THIS CAR IS FIXED NOW, THE PROBLEM WAS THAT THE CUSTOMER HAD ADJUSTED THE IDLE UP SCREW AND THE IDLE SCREW. I SET THEM TO SPEC AND THE SURGE AT IDLE IS GONE. I WOULD NOT HAVE THOUGHT THAT THEY WERE THE PROBLEM, AND I STILL CANT MAKE SENSE OUT OF WHY RUNNING WA...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L wiper arm VIN: WDBEA34E9N
Thanks for all the responses. The motor was a Bosch from Worldpac. I got a replacement under warranty. All ok. Thanks again
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L infared key VIN: WDBRF64J21
Firstly I want to thank all those four guys who responded and especially both Steve and Mirek for the information they gave. I didn't expect to get a lot of responses on this problem especially since it was so intermittent and it was a Mercedes product. ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L warning lamp VIN: WDBNG75J22
I tried leaving the key on for 30 mins as a few suggested and that did not do the trick in this case. I reinspected the sensors and made sure all were connected properly. I advised my customer that most replies said to drive it and it would reset. He is doing ...
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1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Interior VIN: 1ZWFT61LXX
Thanks for the help. I found when the #19 fuse would blow the guages would shut off and then car would stop charging. Checking diagram found that when the fuse blows. once the voltage guage is off the alternator will not charge. Mabe the pc sees no votage to g...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L no reverse, VIN: 3N1CB51D91
well from the responses I received I'm convinced that I have an internal problem with this trans, have talked to the customer and they want to look at a rebuild or used untit, everyone who replied says that 3rd gear and reverse share the same internal componen...
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L engine VIN: 5N1MD28Y22
some of you said to check pcv system, others said check for cat melting problem, but I was unable to find problem so customer said he wanted his vehicle back.
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1997 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.4L Security system VIN: 1G3NL52T7V
Vehicle is fixed!! Mark suggested bcm, this system does not use the bcm, just the pcm and instrument cluster with the lock cyl. Paul gave a procedure for bypassing the system, but info given was for vats system, not a passlock system, this car does not have a ...
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2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L electric steering VIN: 1G2ZF55B16
Thanks to all replies. it was just a recalibration. like new again. but how and why in what relation would it do that, i don't know. thanks again to all.
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L trans. go into limp mode VIN: YS3DF38N4T
THANKS TO EVERYBODY THAT ANSWERED!!!YOU GUY'S HIT IT SPOT ON WITH THE INGITION SWITCH.REPLACED IT AND CLEARED CODES AND IT WAS GOOD TO GO!!! THANK AGAIN,MANBRD...AKA ROBERT [...]
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1996 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L no spark VIN: YS3DF58N3T
two problems on this one-bad sensor grounds and junction in harness for sensor grounds-this got the car starting fine for many days at 20 degrees looked like a fix,untill the temp hit 8 degrees and same no rpm problem and no start-another crank sensor got it g...
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1998 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: JS2GB31W4X
first thanks to all who replied! I upgraded my membership to premium and used the search part and found there where two similar fixes having to do with crank bolt backing out and crank shaft gear wobbling, sure enough, bolt was tight but when i took it off the...
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT4RN36S8N
Customer decined any teardown for further diagnosis. Sorry Guy's as I would have liked to have figured it out to the end. He's picked up the vehicle and gone. Havn't heard anything back either. Thank's again for your time and help. Barni.
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Engine VIN: WVWKH63B61
We had installed the OE valve prior to the trouble. Since this original hose assy seemed fine, we did not install it right away due to the additional cost. We replaced the updated hose assy and now all is good.
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