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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L 3-4 -4-5 shift VIN: WAUBA24B9X
this one came in with shift concern and p0734 code check tranny fluid with out scan tool i think its good fluid doesnt smell burnt there r no dianostics available need to find out if its clutches or a solenoid would apperciate all help maybe this is acommon pr...
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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L cam alilgnment tool VIN: WAUFL54D1Y
Hi Vw/Audi folks, i've got a tricky situation here... i have a 2000 audi a8 in the shop with a 4.2L v8 that i'm doing a timing belt/water pump replacement on. the trouble is i've only got the cam alignment tools for the v6 engines (both ast3243 and ast3391) wi...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L seat
My customer purchased this X-5 used. The key was programed by the dealer to automatically activate a programed seat, steering wheel & mirror setting when the vehicle is unlocked using the unlock function of the key button. Is there any way to clear the setting...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Accessories VIN: 1G6KD54YX3
To all; Here we are with a seat problem again. This time this caddy has a couple of problems. First Ia looking for testing information on the passenger seat heater. The switch seems to work and I tried the passenger heater control module on the driver seat and...
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1990 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L No start VIN: 1G1LT51T5L
Vehicle was towed in with a no start. Crank, spark and fuel all present. Fuel pressure good and injectors have pulse. Used scanner and all sensors are in range. Tested ecm (twice), can make flash code 12 and turn on fan and all tests within spec. Tested inject...
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1991 Chevrolet V3500 Silverado 6.2L transmission VIN: 1GCHV33N3M
Hi guys and girls.I have had some shifting problems during this winter and it seems to have settled into a rythem I can explain.This 4l80e most of the time starts off in 2nd gear and will not upshift past 3rd until it has been running for about 5 min.Then it s...
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1995 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Heater VIN: 1GCDT19Z8S
Thanks for reading this I hope someone has the answer. I live in a cold wintery climate & a defroster is a must. The problem is intermittantly the air flow out of the heater ducts is low & sometimes there is a hot smell associated with it.The heater mode cont...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T03
hey guys have this 03 silverado mass air flow code p0101 keeps coming up and now p0420 cat eff code. i replaced intake gaskets full tune i drove this vechicle 80 miles than light came back on same codes i also replace fuel pump and all o2 sensors i really do n... Trouble codes: P0101 (p0420-), P0420
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1990 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1C3XJ5534L
Car acts like rev limiter is kicking in under hard accel. The digital speedo drops under 20 mph when the problem exists when you are going over 50 mph. Ignition system is in top shape and the fuel system checks out good also.I cant get the problem to occour wh...
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2C3HE66G3Y
We have this Chrysler 300 in with a miss, cut out surge problem. It drives ok on hard acceleration but on easy accel. it will cut out and surge at around 3000 rpm. If you hold it steady it will continue to miss and cut out. The ecm will pick up missfires but i...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L left turn & running VIN: 1C3EL55U01
Calling all Chrysler techs & every one else. I have a chrysler sebring that has a problem with the running lights & the left turn signal. The customer said that this all started when they tried to replace the headlight bulb. Here is the problem. With the left ...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G8GP64LO1
thanks in advance for any help. customer complaint -- just bought vehl from friend no history of problems . drove about 50 miles sat every time came to stop dies. restart and drive with foot on brake & gas to keep running . test drove from cold no problem foun...
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1992 Dodge Caravan 2.5L vibration VIN: 2B4GH25K2N
hi guys normaly i wouldnt submit something like this but im pulling my hair out, i have a 92 dodge caravan 2.5 liter 59000 original miles.customer has a bad vibration only in reverse and stopped at stop signs,i found worn engine and trans mounts and replaced t...
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L cruise control VIN: 1B7KF26DOV
Hello guys need help on this cruise problem ,checked vac good,cable at servo not broke,replaced brake light swicth,applied vac to servo tested good,ran toggled s/c. relays,sol. with scan tool.I tested swicth on steering wheel acording to alldata.Any help with ...
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1998 Dodge Avenger 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, 3500 rpm idle VIN: 4B3AU42Y5W
Vehilce idles at 3800 to 3900 rpms. Smoke test for vac. leaks. Only normal minor leaks around throttle body and egr. No codes. No miss fires. Check wiring to IAC motor, ohm tested from PCM and noid lighted. Replaced with new IAC motor and had PCM rebuilt by Ca...
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1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GE22XXW
Cutomers complaint is misfire and hesataion - very intermittent. I did a full tune up yesterday with no change. Code P0321 keeps returning, upsteam o2 sensor shorted to voltage. This Dakotas primary 02 sensor will read 4.5 volts just after you start it. The vo... Trouble codes: P0132 (Upstream 02 snesor shorted to voltage)
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L crankshaft sensor VIN: 3B7KF23W4X
Thanks in advance for any and all thoughts we installed used motor in this truck fired up and ran great. shut off,went to restart and would not start no crank signal at pcm replace crank and cam sensor starts and runs great 2 or three times and then will not s...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L will not go into any gear VIN: 1D7HA16N15
This truck belongs to one of my techs. He changed both trans filters and refill with the proper chry fluid. Drove it that nite about 30 miles, parked in his drive and the next morning would not shift into any gear. We do not do any trans work so have not check...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD0PD74456
original pcm lost 5v reference to maf, so installed a reman module. reman unit feeds 5v reference fine, but the security system locks out the starter. I have a drb 3 with software but it will not reprogram the reman module because the old program is still in i...
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Laramie 5.9L Hydroboost VIN: 3D7MX38C07
Thanks to all that reply, your time is valuable. I have this Dodge truck that makes a hissing noise when brakes are applied. Sounds just like a leaking vacuum booster, but its a hydroboost. Customer never heard it before transmission repair. We quizzed him goo...
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1956 Ford T-bird 312CID whole car VIN: P6FH304712
We have a vibration that shows up at 1800 rpm as more of a shake, goes away by 1950 rpm, then starts to come back at 2100 as a fine vibration, and then goes away by 2300 rpm. It will occur any time, ie: in gear or not, moving or not! We originally pulled the t...
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1993 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32XOP
Hello, I have this Oldddd Explorer that has a lean bank 2 code Po176 that I cant get rid of.This vehicle will stall (intermittently on accel) like it is running out of fuel. Fuel press checks OK 30psi ,volume is good fuel filter also been replaced. Hooked up ... Trouble codes: P0176
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Anti theft door locks VIN: 1FTEX15H8R
On Fuse position #12 which is a circuit breaker for Anti Theft, Electronic shift motor for 4 wheel drive, Power door locks and power driver seat. This vehivle is not equipt with 4 wheel drive. and power seat has been removed and replaced with a manual seat. Th...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L convertor lockup VIN: 1FTNW21FOY
when the truck is cold it shifts ok all is normal. when it warms up it feels as though the torque convertor locks up all the time. when it shifts from 1st to 2nd and your foot is in the throttle it shifts aggressive and goes into like a direct drive, which doe...
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2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L idle when turning VIN: 2FMZA52461
Hello Ford techs, I have a weird one-- The idle spikes when the steering wheel is turned about 1/8 turn-- I scanned and had no codes. I checked my Motor Parts Manual and they show no Power Steering Pressure Sensor.. Is there one? My local parts house doesnt s...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56SX1
the first time car came in with the p0306 we found a collasped pcv hose and a small vacum hose disconnected. It came back a week later with the code back no running problem. we swapped both the spk plug and plug wire with another cly. still a p0306. compressio... Trouble codes: P0306
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2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt 4.6L valve VIN: 1FAFP42XX1
starts very quiet from overnite then after 10 or 15 mins. develops a valve tap noise. most prevalant at 2000 to 2500 rpm. will sometimes go away at idle then come back. pulled both valve covers to look and only perfectly clean engine under there. don't believe...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Front Hubs VIN: 1FTNX21LX1
Truck Came in with a 4WD issue... Truck would come out of 4WD intermittantly... Checked and found RF Hub not holding Vacuum... Replaced both Front Hubs, Seals, Auto-Locking Hubs... Now 4WD works great but front hubs not dissengaging...Transfer Case does diseng...
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2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP38381
Grab a drink and pull up a chair. This Focus I've been married to for the last 3 years. It originally came in for a no-start 3 years ago. When I diagnosed the problem back then, I put a fuel pump in it. When I had the tank down, I found capsule halves (as in ...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Boggs Down VIN: 1FTPW14545
This 5.4 3 valve engine has a strange problem. Sometimes when you accelerate like up a hill it all of a sudden boggs down and the service engine light flashes (Misfire #1) If you let off and coast it still misfires for a while according to the flashing engine ... Trouble codes: P0301
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2005 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Front Brakes VIN: 1FMCUO41X5
THANKS EVERYONE IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR HELP. Vehicle came with knocking noise in left front when the brake is applied. We installed new Bendix brake pads and turned the rotors. The Noise was gone. Vehicle came back 600 miles later with the same noise. We then rep...
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEC19T22
This car came in with a MIL and P0300. The owner said the truck ran fine and had no drivability complaints. A few occasional misfires show up at idle, but not biased toward one cylinder. After looking on the ignition scope, the firing kV was about 10-13V, spar... Trouble codes: P0300 (testing and results)
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2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH28523
P1157. vehicle came in with P0135.(a/f sensor heater circuit). after test, found problem with sensor. replaced sensor with after market oe fit. P0135 went away, but P1157 appeared. figured it had to be caused by new(faulty) sensor. Put next new one in, same th... Trouble codes: P1157
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2003 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKYF18183
This well maintained pilot came in for a preventive timing belt change which went smooth. I drove vehicle for test drive it ran flawlessly , I then drove home last night and we got wet snow and rain. It would not start this morning acts just like a wet distrib...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L inspection VIN: KM8SB82B51
Hello to all members. My name is Chris [...] with HI-TECH AUTO REPAIR in houston, TX. I am a new member to the forum and hope to contribute to build a strong data base for this forum. I need help with inspection issue. A 2001 Hyundai Sante 2.4 L came into the s...
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1973 Jaguar XK-E Coupe 5.3L No Start
This car had been in storage semi-outdoors, for 6 yrs. before the current owner bought it. Among the things he asked me to do was to relocate the ballast resistor from the incorrect location he found it in when he bought it to the factory location nearby. Besi...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L all guages VIN: 1J4FX58S8W
checked wire connection behind cluster, and double checked the wire harness repair. am at a loss. Am I dealing with a PCM or a BCM problem? Thanks in advance for any help. Mike
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1242Y
Ok folks, Got me a little SAS issue with a Disco series 2. Car came in with a 1412 code on the SAS system after an intake reseal, 02 sensor R&R, new seat motor, lots of little issues this customer wanted dealt with. Basically the whole system was replaced exce... Trouble codes: P1412
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22292
hello team i have this freelander w/ 2.5 liter in the shop that im experiencing some technicality.first the vehicle came w/multi codes 171,174,705& 1319 unknown.the 171&174 both banks lean. i c/k 4 vac leaks by smoking the system no leaks found, and ill like t... Trouble codes: 171 (bank 1 lean), 174 (bank 2 lean), 705 (trans range switch), 1319 (unknown)
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L smell of fuel VIN: JT6HF10U6X
customer complaint of a intermittent fuel smell threw in the vents when warmed up,passed smoke test,no fuel pressure drop,but unable to locate any visible sign of leak,cel on,no running condition,removed seats and had carpet cleaned,she wear gloves when refuel...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Keyless Entry VIN: WDBGA32E5S
Car came in with the complaint of the remote keyless entry not working. Checked that the key fob batterys were good! Found that the power door locks didn't work at all. Checked fuses. Found fuse number 11 in the trunk blown (Window lift, luggage compartment li...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L head gasket VIN: WDBJF55F6T
Car came in for oil leak at head gasket at 110,369 miles, came back at 117,547 for oil leak-head gasket again. both times at right rear corner of head. At 125,359- oil leak again. told customer to take to another shop for second opinion. was told by customer t...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L cooling fan VIN: WDBNG70J92
hello everybody, we have this s430 that the cooling fan is on high speed at all times, it will come on and stay on after about 5 seconds of engine running hot or cold. This seems to be the only problem. We cleared all codes from all modules just to try it, it ...
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2004 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L poor ride VIN: 2MEFM74W74
car does not feel right going down hiway feels to sway too much feels like it is in the rear checked rear shocks rear springs track bars everything looks ok.
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2007 Mercury Milan 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3MEHM071X7
This car came in and the check engine lite was on and customer said it had a miss. We pulled the code PO61B and Mitchel had no real info on the code except check all sensors and do not replace the thorottle body. We cleared the code and checked for misfire inf... Trouble codes: P061B
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2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WMWRE33412
Vehicle came in with a surging complaint--They said it started running this way after their last fill up---During test drive, I noticed it would briefly fall flat on it's face intermittently under heavy load and heavy boost. For about 2 to 3 seconds it shuts d...
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1986 Nissan 720 2.4L Cuts out VIN: JN6ND16S5G
This truck came in running terrible. I quickly found the intake and exhaust coil wires switched on the cap. After switching them back, the truck runs great until it is under load. When the exhaust coil turns off under load the truck cuts out almost completely....
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA31D0Y
Car runs but won't idle on it's own. Came in with P0505 code. Removed valve for inspection; found some coolant has been leaking past seal into air chamber and back of throttle plate was gummed up. Activated IACV with Launch; plunger moved in and out but seemed... Trouble codes: P0505
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y71
Nissan's info on the P1320 is inadequate, at least thru Alldata. These coils have a power, and a ground, and the PCM turns on the primary circuit via a transistor. I have found some info that points to replacing all the coils, but I don't particularly like t... Trouble codes: P1320 (Primary Circuit)
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07X41
This truck came in after failing the state inspection with these codes plus one for the HO2S2 B2 sensor. I replaced the sensor, cause that was the only code returning on a drive cycle. Now that problem is history, but now these two codes are popping up. The P1... Trouble codes: P1110 (camshaft timing control related code), P1135 (valve timing control problem bank 2)
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1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G3GR62C4S
This car will drive perfect for a couple of days, then get a buck or quick stall, but not die, CE light comes on and sets the p0023 code. The PCM then takes voltage off the bypass. Alldata is not very good on this one. does anyone have any experience in this a... Trouble codes: P0023 (Ignition control)
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2004 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L valvetrain VIN: 1G3NL52F44
Thank you all in advance for your help. This car was brought to us with a complaint of a rattling noise. I verified the noise with the customer. He stated he had the oil changed 1 week ago, and shortly after, the noise started. The oil is full, he hasn't had t...
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2004 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L water pump VIN: 1G3NL52FX4
replaced water pump with after market pump asc brand new not re-man. after installation we heard noise. used stethescope and heard whining noise @ rear of pump. sent new pump back and installed another new pump, noise is still there. has anyone experience this...
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1987 Plymouth Voyager 2.6L head bolt tap
Does any one know what size tap to use to rethread the head bolt holes? Tried old bolt and it won't go down all the way(bad spot at bottom).I tried metric and standard tap and die with no match. Dealer has no information on bolt size and thread. Dealer said mi...
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1991 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1P4GH44R2M
Hi. One of the four wires from the engine controller to the idle motor does not switch from under 1 volt to over 10 volts like the test says it should, and the circuit tests shorts, opens, grounds are good. The flow chart just ends. I believe the controller is... Trouble codes: 25 (idle motor circuit)
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G2NE52T9V
The car over heated and the customer had the head gaskets replaced. the car has had a miss at idle since then, but runs great off idle.The miss is bad on #3 but 2-4 will misfire to but not set codes. I did a compression check and all 4 are 80.I swapped the plu... Trouble codes: P0303
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2NE52T2W
This car will start to surge or miss starting at 1900 to 2000 RPM. It will surge down to 1600 RPM and then back up to 2000 RPM. Above and below this RPM, this does not happen. The problem will happen in park, or in any gear. No codes in ECM. I do not want to t...
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2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L window defrost VIN: 1GMDX03E11
thanks you in advance for all your help. This Montana van came in with the complaint of the windows fogging up. Found low engine temp and replaced bad t-stat. Engine temp is good now but still have window problem. Verified that the blend door's are working and...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 3G7DA03EX1
finished with the head gaskets and the car ran fine customer picked it up and said by the time she got home the car was surging when coming to a stop. brought back in and the check engine light was on the code was P0341 cam sensor out of range. scoped the cam ... Trouble codes: P0341, P1336 (crank relearn)
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2003 Saturn Ion-3 2.2L Hydraulics VIN: 1G8AK52F43
Cannot get into any gear while engine is running. Clutch pedal feels soft, feels like there's no pressure being built until halfway depressed. Engine off, put into gear & start engine - vehicle wants to creep along so I know the clutch is not being completely ...
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2007 Audi A4 2.0L warning lamps VIN: WAUAF78EX7
Thanks for the help. One reply requested more info, the other said take the car to the dealer. Special thanks to Andy at Vag-Com. I had to go into airbag adaptation and enter appropriate values in channels 50, 51, &81. in order to enter the values for channel ...
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2000 BMW M5 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBSDE9340Y
It appears to be fixed the car has gone over 100 miles without a problem. While looking for different places to hook up a meter we found a corroded battery cable. One end bolts to the battery terminal and the other to the fuse box in the R/R of the trunk. It a...
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1988 Buick Century Custom 2.5L No Start VIN: 1G4AH51R8J
I looked back at the crank sensor again. Ohmed it out and checked the pin fit ohm fine but seemed loose. We replaced it and it finally fired and ran fine. thanks all.
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L cv installl VIN: 2G4WB55K31
I got beat up on this one! i ordered a reman shat from one of the biggest supplyers in the midwest, they sent the new chinese shaft which trhey just started selling. car is piece of shi going to auction it had broken cv. used is $35 new chinese $42. fit & fini...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L 2ndary air pump VIN: 1G6KD54Y73
Thanks to everyone help, I found the 2nday air system vac solnoid was frozen,it wasnt allowing vac to the rear air valve. Bad part is they only sell it with the rear air valve which is over $350. I was able to find one at the junk yard and has worked fine fo... Trouble codes: 0410 (2ndary air pump).
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L ?? VIN: 1G6DM57N03
Sorry it took so long to close this one.. I wanted to make sure it was fixed. We ended up changing the oil with a full syn. oil. After driving a few miles down the road the noise went away and hasn't came back yet!! thanks to eveyone that helped!
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy
Very big thanks to all who offered assistance.As I mentioned in the help post I did try another throttle body this morning and wouldn't you know its almost perfect.I think between the bad wires and plugs,the ecm and the wrong prom and a defective throttle body... Trouble codes: 043 (knock sensor).
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13Z82
Ran flow chart for code and suspect ecm failure. Has 9.6v. on ref line from computer and it should be 4.2-5.3v. Customer has decided not to continue with repairs. Thanks for your time and information. Trouble codes: P0178 (fuel composistion sensor).
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2G1WH55K22
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO RESPONDED THE CAR HAD A BENT CONNECTING ROD AND TO THIS POINT THE CUSTOMER HAS NOT DECIEDED AS TO WHAT HE IS GOING TO DO THANKS AGAIN
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2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L ride control VIN: 1GNFK16Z65
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was the Modis, needed a TechII had code for left rear solenoid.Chevy said to replace rear shocks as a pair. Customer declined repairs.
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GCHC24U76
Thanks for the quick and concise help , sorry I didnt have more specific info in my help request.Informed techs were able to steer me towards bulletin 01-07-30-030B and as my crusty old eyes opened I then realized I had the 4L80E trans. that apparently is not ...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) SX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GT64LXX
Sorry about the delay in responding. I wanted to test the integrity of the DLC wiring from the DLC to the PCM. I unbolted the power distribution box and kind of moved it aside. I had a difficult time trying to disconnect the PCM connectors. Even thought the re...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L turn signals and auto headlamps VIN: L95R530149
Thanks to everyone who replied that the headlamp issue is normal. Doesn't really seem right visually looking at the vehicle and I can understand how a customer could think that it was a problem. I ended up sending it to the dealer for this issue and also a wip...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP543X1
HEY GUYS BELIEVE IT OR NOT I REPLACED BATTERY CABLES ALL FIXED THANK YOU GUYS
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L air bag VIN: 1D4HB48N74
Thanks to the 3 that replied; It ended up at the dealer, and since they were unable to communicate with the classification module they replaced it. Once communication was established they had to loosen and retorgue all the driver seat bolts and the passenger a...
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2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 6.7L Timing Gears VIN: 3D7KS28A98
The fix for this vehicle was to phase the high pressure fuel pump. The phasing was incorrect from factory. The 5 on the pump shaft was at 12 o'clock when it should have been at 9 o,clock at tdc. When repositioned, the noise disappeared. Thanks to all who offer...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Gem Module VIN: 1FTDX1867V
Thanks to all of your replies. Nine of you said no programming needed and five responded yes. I took a shot, replaced the gem and fuse panel and everything worked perfectly, no programming needed. It turns out the truck started taking on water after the win...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15VXY
OK WE GOT IT FIXED THE COIL WE PUT IN IT ENDED UP BIENG THE WRONG ONE AND WE NEVER THOUGHT THAT JUST BECAUSE THE HARNESS CONNECTOR WAS HORIZONTAL INSTEAD OF VERTICAL IT WOULD HAVE A DIFFERENT FIRING ORDER SORRY TO JUMP ON HERE PANICING AT THE BIGGER STUFF THAN... Trouble codes: P0176 (fuel compesition sensor circuit malfunction).
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Oil consumption VIN: 1FTNW21F92
As a couple mentioned this has a returnless fuel system so it will not dirty the fuel filter when leaking past the o-rings. We did the test mentioned by Charles to unhook the high pressure lines and jump the electric lift pump to try and push oil back out of ...
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2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L fluid level VIN: 1FMZU72K83
well checking the unit at a lower temp and over filling it just a bit seems to be the best way to check the level on these units. thanks to all for your help.
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2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L shifter VIN: 1FAFP44443
well everyone was right but I did have brake lights the issue was they were extremely dim. after checking some one had put a new brake switch harness end on and used crimp conectors well they had crimped the one connector on the insulation and with high resist...
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2004 Ford Focus SE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP34ZX4
well fist of all thanx for your sugestions I finaly fix it I did smoke test it and there was no leack. but i always suspected the idle air control valve. Another focus came to the shop and i ask my boss if I can barrow the valve, he sead yea as soon as open th...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Electronic VIN: SAJEA51D62
Hey this vehicle hasn't left the lot yet but I did get to the bottom of every thing. After reveiwing the scan data and comparing it to a Jag XKR we were working on, (Mercedes trans in it not a Jatco like The X-type), the controls were similar enough for me t...
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1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L lacks power VIN: KNDJA7239V
Thanks to all...1St, the codes were being generated by a ground left off by the dealer tech who did the recall. Thanks for the clues on the ground circuts. 2nd, even though the timing marks were right on, we dug deeper and found that the crank bolt had been le... Trouble codes: P1115 (ect signal from ecm to tcm), P1624 (mil request from tcm to ecm).
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA7235Y
We did check wiring between the computers and tried a new temp sensor, but problem is still there, code and hard start after first start. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P1115.
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2002 Kia Rio 1.5L alt belt VIN: KNADC12352
i don't know if i can call this truly fixed yet.but over whelming responses said oe belt on said oe alt,so orde an oe belt from kia(bad news they don't stock belts)took one week and they sent a ps ac belt not the alt h2o pump so asked them what belts they use ...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L 4th gear shift VIN: JT8BF28G4X
SIMPLY AMAZING --WHO WOULD OF THOUGHT THAT A FAULTY KNOCK SENSOR WOULD HAVE CAUSED A TRANSMISSION FAULT-I RECEIVED 6 REPLIES- 5 OF THEM TOLD ME ABOUT THE KNOCK SENSOR CODES THAT COULD AFFECT THIS VEHICLE-I REPLACED BOTH SENSORS TO BE SAFE-BANK 2 WAS FAULTY AND...
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2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1BJ22591
THANK YOU PETER FROM GEORGIA. WE REPLACED THE REBUILT DELCO (REBUILT IN CHINA) ALTERNATOR WITH A DIFFERNET CANADIAN BUILT UNIT. VEHICLE IMMEDIATELY STOPPED ALL SYMPTOMS AND IS RUNNIG FOR TWO DAYS SO FAR. THIS VEHICLE IS A CAB DRIVEN 10-12 HRS A DAY. THANKS TO ...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23G0W
THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR HELP!! TURNED OUT TO BE BAD ECM, HOWEVER WHEN I ATTEMPTED TO ORDER NEW ECM FROM MERCEDES DEALER I WAS TOLD DUE TO NEW MB RULES ECM IS CONSIDERED TO BE A "THEFT RISK" PART AND CAN NO LONGER BE SOLD TO ANY ONE BUT VEHICLE OWNER & MUST BE ... Trouble codes: P0443 (evap/purge control valve circuit).
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L rich on bank 2 VIN: WDBUH82J24
Great Help- Lots of good replies on this one. Christopher from MN said to check for collapsed breather hoses on the rich bank- also disconnect the O2 sensor on that bank and drive it lean. Alexander from GA said to inspect plug wire resistance closely- they sh... Trouble codes: P0131, P0151 (B2S1 O2 circuit low volts), P0300 (Random misfire), P0304 (CYL 4 misfire), P0305 (CYL 5 misfire), P0306 (CYL 6 misfire).
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: JN8AR05Y9V
First I would like to thank all that replied to my help request. I tried everything that I had not already tried, but to no avail. The vehicle still has the original problem, and as much as I hate to admit defeat, I have thrown in the towel. I refered the cust...
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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L abs/tcs VIN: 1GHDX03E8W
Thank you to all that replied. I took your advice and removed the rear tailight assemblies and found that the boards where the bulbs plug in were cooked replaced both left and right assemblies and the van is now back on the road with no mil or abs/tcs lights....
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1960 Other European S2 Continent 6.0L Misfire
One reply said that the lack of the air trunk and its connection to the air cleaner would not cause the problem I am experiencing. One reason I was leaning in that direction is that the motor didn't have the cutting out/backfiring problem until, I removed t...
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L cooling system VIN: 1GMDX03E5Y
after informing customer of issues of oil in cooling system(yes engine oil) and the small coolant leak on back side of intake she wanted me to do the intake gaskets and flush cooling system. I found that the last tech had used a cheap brand of gaskets and yes ...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3EB59E03
After letting the customer drive the car for two weeks, this fix is complete, it seemed to be a compound problem, the last item was replacing the fuel pump, when the pump would fail intermittent, the fuel injector pulse would also stop, this kept us guessing f...
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1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT2VV22E0L
WELL GUYS THIS ONE IS FINALLY FIXED, STARTED LOOKING AT THE WIRING HARNESS AND NOTICED SOMEONE HAD RUN A HOT WIRE FROM THE COIL POSITIVE TO THE WHITE/RED WIRE TO THE IAC VALVE. THEY DID THIS BECAUSE THE EFI RELAY WASN'T POWERING UP. I FOUND THAT IT HAD A BAD C...
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1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K5V
Thanks everybody for the responses, I greatly appreciate them. Were going to put the modulator in due to all vacuum supplies and electrical feeds being good. It took 200 miles last time so I will keep in touch Trouble codes: P0401.
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2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L heater VIN: JTEGH20V02
We checked all of the doors on the box and they all worked fine. all doors were cable operated. We hooked the flush machine directly up to the heater core and ran that for about 30 minutes, switching sides about every 10 minutes. We also blew shop air through....
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1994 Volvo 850 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5527R
This one is fixed! Car stalled again but this time it set a 123 for ect signal absent/faulty. I did clean the grounds under the battery, but was unable to get to the grounds under the intake by the starter. I had already ohm tested the temp sensor and it ch... Trouble codes: 121.
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2005 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L no gears VIN: YV1C291H24
Hi and thanks for the replies. We pulled the pan and found it full of metal. So we ordered a transmission. Wow only 50k and the trans is gone, poor design:-( Thanks again.
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