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1996 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEA88D6T
Vehicle comes in with a check engine light, Retrieved Dtc 302, 304, 300, Cleared codes test drive. During test drive after shifting from 2nd to 3rd and 3rd to 4th you could feel a hesitation or such that it felt like a bad sparkplug or wire. Spark plugs were r... Trouble codes: P0302, P0304, P0300
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Radio code VIN: WAUDA24B1X
I have this A6 Avant with the radio in "SAFE" mode. The code in the book does not work because the radio has been replaced. None of my local dealers are willing to give out the codes anymore. Can anyone help me with the radio code? The radio serial number is: ...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L bcm VIN: 1G4CW52K2X
I have this 1998 Park Avenue that has a very intermittent no start or dying conditions. Everytime I get it at my shop it starts fine. Pcm has no history codes BCM has codes U1096, U1152, B1982, B1983. Hvac has codes B1652 and B1983, air bag has U1040, U1096 B1...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start
Vehicle came in for a no start. Customer stated engine cranked slowly,tested battery and replaced. Vehicle started up as if it were flooded but cleared up and ran fine. Customer also wanted plugs replaced, so we replced plugs, serviced injectors and throttle b...
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2001 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L headlights VIN: 1G4CU54121
headlights will come on intermitently with car off stay on for 20 seconds and go off battery dead in am thanks
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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY22G3Y
wehilce has modified headers and exaust, k&n intake and some kind of chip in between harness and pcm. Originaly came in with same codes plus pending cat efficency codes. needed to go thru deq. installed new cats and removed chip. finally got monitors to pass... Trouble codes: P0141, P0161
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L fuel gauge/ battery light on VIN: 1GCEK19T3Y
Customer brought vehicle in and said the fuel gauge went to empty, low fuel light went on, battery displayed on message center, check gauges light went on, then the security light went on and stayed on till the vehicle was shut off and was restarted. Vehicle s...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L radiator fans VIN: 1GNDX03EX1
rad cooling fans not operating, van was brought in leaking from by pass hose, replaced and was waiting for fan operation and never happen, overheated. can operate low fan with scan tool but will not get high speed, check all relay no problem, found i have 3, p...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Security light on VIN: 2G1WH55K11
Good morning, I had a customer return with the security light coming on (twice in 2 days). The code stored in the BCM history is B2960. We replaced the ignition cylinder and Passlock sensor recently for a no start condition that would often leave them strande... Trouble codes: B2960 (Security data wrong but valid)
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L reduced engine power VIN: 1GBJC34U54
The vehicle is flashing a Reduced Engine Power statement on the instrument panel. When it does this the power is low, but it only does this intermittently. I checked for codes and found a U0107A code,but with our wonderful MitchellOn demand5 website I can not ... Trouble codes: U107
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19T84
have put in many o2 sensers in this truck to fix single bank missfires, seems to favor killing the left bank, 3 rights to 5 lefts. have tried napa and dealer sensors both with repeat failers on this truck. first one we put left bank with the bank 2 failing a f... Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L transmission VIN: 3GNFK16Z44
Vehicle shifts through gears in drive and reverse until vehicle warms up or is run for a few minutes, at this point all forward or reverse movement is lost and engine freewheels. If engine is shut off and allowed to sit for 5 minutes or longer vehicle will mov...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L no gears VIN: 1GBJG31U75
Truck came in on tow truck , has no gears in trans. Checked fulid level and it looks good and dosent smell burnt.Hooked up scanner and check to see if computer sees it going into gears,and it does. check codes has a P1810 but dosent get into detail what its al...
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L door ajar VIN: 2C3HE66G1X
hello techs got a chrysler driving me nuts. vehicle has a door ajar light on all the time. hooked up scanner and saw that drivers door was the one staying open causing lights to stay on also, replaced door ajar switch actually a whole latch and didnt cure prob...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Fuel system VIN: 3C8EY58B35
This is a "little old lady" car. She has complained for some time of a random fuel smell and has had 2 dealers pursue it with no results. We have driven this vehicle several times and can confirm that it is a gasoline smell and is very random in nature. Once i...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Cluster VIN: 2C4GM68455
Hello fello iATN members, I need some help on this Chrysler. Customer complains of three symtoms. Intermittantly, while driving they will hear a chime (seat belt), the BRAKE and ABS lights will come on and the instrument cluster lights will flash. They all hap...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Input seal VIN: 2C4GF6805R
The input seal is leaking on the BDORC/VISCOUS Unit. (The rear differential) Chr. Parts man says you must buy the whole unit for $460.00. Thought some might have ran into this before. Thought about pulling the seal and measuring if nothing else works. Thanks ...
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2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D8GP25R65
I am hoping someone can help me. Customer came in with the check engine light on - scanned - p0071. Checked the ambient temperature sensor and found the plastic bracket broken and the sensor half attached. I ordered a new sensor and replaced it, cleared code a... Trouble codes: P0071 (Ambient temperature sensor performance)
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1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Starting VIN: 1FMDU34X0S
This vehicle has a 300ma draw on IP fuse# 25, which feeds the inst. cluster and the GEM. If anyone has seen this before, any input would be appreciated.
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L oil in coolant VIN: 1FMEU17L2V
Truck came in oil in coolant , no coolant in engine or trans. Other shop replaced cooler at oil filter twice. Customer states oil use is excessive. Vehicle runs Good and no other symptoms. thanks for your time
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1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FAFP66L7W
I have had a hard time duplicating the problem. I did once and it would crank with a sputter. It started for me but the customer says it will take 20 minutes sometimes. The car has to be driven and then sit for about an hour. Its not hot outside(45), so I thin...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L hard start when cold VIN: 1FTNX21FXX
would like to know if anyone could tell me when looking for external oil leak from injectors where do they usually leak at? I have one leaking at top side
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2004 Ford E-250 5.4L interior lighting VIN: 1FTNE24L44
OK, we're usually pretty good at these oddball problems but this one is starting to aggravate us. After driving for a short time, shut off engine and interior lites flash very quickly (2-3 times per second) with clicking from dash behind radio and accessory de...
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1994 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L lock up, early shift VIN: 1GTDC14H1R
this truck shifts very early, right in and out of lock up as low as 30kph. speed reading on scanner is eratic jumping from actual speed (35) to 90mph and back. speedo indicates proper speed and doesn't jump. Tried used speed buffer but no change. disconnected ...
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2004 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L left speakers VIN: 1GKFK66U84
This came to me from anther tech in the shop. I was asked to scope speaker output from left speakers at amp by boss and it was cutting out (signal was dropping to a flat line). They ordered a new amp and it needed programed and now its my baby. new amp did not...
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2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0L Excessive oil consumption VIN: 1GTHK29U36
This truck has lost oil psi cold only and psi will fall if throttled on but seems fine when engine is warm.It also is using about 1qt. every 1000 miles it all started at same time
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2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L engime VIN: KMHWF25S53
I have towed this in after "stall" on road (interstate in hammer lane) engine locked up due to valve damage all the intake valves broke went thru 3 pistons. recheck timing belt was ok tight and all the cogs in belt were ok except at the bottom of the crank obv...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB12B64
Hi .this is for the hyunday techs out there.I've got a 2003 santa fe 2.4 l.when you crank the vehicle sounds like it is out of timing checked timing belt and it is right on the marks.it just sounds like it has crossed wires but thats not the case.powers to the... Trouble codes: P0334 (cam sensor circuit a problem)
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1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JMKCA21A2X
Please someone out there help! I've been going in circles checking and checking and still no luck. This headache came in for a smog and failed for nox at 15 mph.25 mph also high. Check for codes none found.check o2s all ok, check fuel pressure meets specs,chec...
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1990 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L starter VIN: 1J4FJ28L8L
greetings to all, I have this 90 jeep cherokee 4.0L, auto, with the starter engage all the time. It came last month with the same problem, fixed it with a new starter relay, now today it came back with the same problem, I checked the power from the green wire ...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L overdrive VIN: 1J4EZ78SXT
This trans makes a constant squeeling noise from trans, seems to be coming out of overdrive unit. trans operation is normal. What could be causing this squeel noise???
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2004 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L intake manifold VIN: KNAFE12174
Any Hyundai/Kia techs with a spare minute, We need a little info for a motor we are working on. We swapped a federal emissions 2.0 litre with a California emissions unit because the salvage yard sent the wrong motor. After installation it turns over and hits o...
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1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L level ride VIN: 5LMPU28L9W
Thanks in advance for your time. The customerís complaint is that the pump for the level ride runs too often (comes on about every 30 seconds to a minute and runs for about the same) and that the pump is very loud. The car always rides level. I sprayed the rea...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Mechanical VIN: 1LNHM87A13
Hello Everyone, Thanks for taking the time to read this plea for help. We pulled the trans and repaired for broken band apply servo. Reinstalled trans and always turned engine in direction of running rotation. Tried to start engine, turned over slow and made ...
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1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGE22C0V
hi fellow members.this car came in the hook crank no start it try to start after a lot of cranking and throttle open but wont start fuel press.is ok has good blue spark timing belt correspond 170 lbs of compression in all cylinders the coolant sensor reads 63 ...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80D04
Car came in with a P2110 Throttle control system code. problem is intermittent. Everything is working properly at this time. I would like to know if there are any common failures for this code. APP sensor or throttle body maybe? The car does intermittently run...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L COMAND Head Unit VIN: WDBNG70J05
Flash failed and shortly thereafter unit stopped working. Now will not power up. Siemens VDO does not seem to support this product. Anyone know where I can have this repaired? I've called many many people and no one knows. Part # A220 870 24 89 This is the ...
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2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM50U72
I have an 02 mercury sable with a missfire on #6. have swapped plug wires and spark plugs. miss still on same cylinder. replace coil pack,miss still on same cylinder.. swap injectors,#6 still missing. ck injector pulse do not see pulse skip beat but vehicle is...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Clutch VIN: WMWRC33472
cust car got towed with no cluth pedal and cust told us that she heard whistling noise for about a week and all of a sudden the pedal went to floor and had to pull over to side. we bled the slave cylinder and and got the pedal back and was able to shift to 1 ...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Stall VIN: JA4MW51R6J
This truck will stall when idling hot for a few minutes, I replaced the plug wires, valve cover gaskets, upper plenum gasket because of leaking plug tube gaskets. problem still there. also repaired mass air plug terminals, aproblem that showed up during wiggle...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.8L hub VIN: JA4NW51S53
this vehicle came in with the left rear axle hub popped out of the differential, replaced the hub, bearing and the axle seal. the vehicle went one week and the same thing happened. has anyone seen this problem. any help would be very helpful.
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L lifters VIN: 1V2C3G456G
hey guys, ignore the vin. i dont have in on me. im putting new lifters in the alero tomorrow and i havent replaced hydraulic roller lifters before. i tried to find info on presoaking and adjusting preload but im more interested in what you guys think rather ...
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1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GP45R1W
hello there tach and speedo are not working at all- no codes are stored at all. engine will not always crank over and then when it tries to start it bucks the starter.at times the fuelpump and asd relay start clicking even with the key off. any suggestions are...
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1990 Pontiac Grand Am LE 2.5L Misfire, Back fire VIN: 1G2NE14U5L
This car only seems to act up when the ambiant temp is close to 80 or higher. Car will backfire on acceleration and seems to misfire on accel sometimes. Customer states problem started after getting fuel but fuel sampple looks and smells good. We decarboned en...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2HX54K8Y
Customer brought this car in with the complaint that the fuel milage dropped from 30 mpg to 20 mpg. He changed plugs and cleaned the MAF sensor with no improvment. All the codes I found were history codes. No current codes. On my test drive long term and short... Trouble codes: P1602 (Loss of electronic brake traction control module serial data), P1626 (Vehicle theft deterrent fuel enable signal lost), P1811 (Maximum adapt and long shift)
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1995 Toyota Corolla 1.6L axle shaft VIN: JT2AE04B9S
We have this 1996 toyota corolla that came in for a vibration at 40 mph,while on the lift notice axles dancing creating vibration.simple replaced 2 ft axle shaft assy with aftermarket problem solve.Customer drove vehicle for 1500 miles came back with same vibr...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWRB81H1W
The strangest thing i've ever seen. When the field wire is off of the alternator it runs fine but of course no charge. When you hook up the field wire the car starts running like garbage, but the alternator starts putting out 60 amps but not overcharging. Any ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B62
CAME IN FIRST TIME FOR P0304, REPLACED ALL PLUGS AND # 4 COIL. ROAD TESTED AND ALL WAS FINE. CUSTOMER TOOK CAR, NEXT MORNING CAME BACK WITH CYL #3 MISFIRE, REPLACED #3 COIL, ROAD TESTED, ALL GOOD. CAME BACK A FEW DAYS LATER AND HAD CODE FOR#2 CYL MISFIRE, REPL... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire detected), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire), P0302 (cyl 2 misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSB69M52
car came in and will not pass marta. codes are p0353, p0351, p0354, p0352. all are coil circuit malfunction codes. car runs fine and drive great. no acceleration problems. no misfires. i was leaning towards cam or crank sensor but cant really condem that. any ... Trouble codes: P0353 (ignition coil c primary/secondary circuit malfunction), P0351 (gnition coil a primary/secondary circuit malfunction), P0354 (gnition coil d primary/secondary circuit malfunction), P0352 (gnition coil b primary/secondary circuit malfunction)
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2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L leaking from behind engine VIN: YV1TS90D7Y
2000 S80 T6 with 63000 miles, needs rack, leaking from Rt boot, and owner says cover has been off and oil leak is seen coming from cam cover on rear. He says mechanic that looked at it says looks like leak coming from box on back side of engine. Also wants fog...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29501
Came in with check engine light, found and repaired vacuum leak, also found P0015/ECM 61. Replaced timing belt, cam seals, used factory tools to hold cams. Car came back in for same fault P0015, replaced cam solenoid. Been a few weeks car is back in with s... Trouble codes: P0015 (cam position actuator bank 1 timing over retarded)
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WBABK8328T
Not to bad. I think I was lucky the piston cover wiggled out relatively easy. Pushed the new piston in square and the used a long prybar and the old piston to push it back in. I put the snap ring on about halfway in and then pryed it the rest of the way in usi...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Vapor valve VIN: WBADT33432
Thank you all for taking the time to respond. It was split 50/50 as to either pull the intake or take your time and go in from the side. We are going to try going in the side and leaving intake in place. We will get the hoses and a throttlebody gasket first. I...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HP52195
hi techs,well we all have this vihecle back on the road.well I most say that the balancer was a trobleing job to take of.I believe that this was the very first time it was coming off.I tryed almost all the post that was given to me.I gat a 3/4" air gun and boo...
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2000 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L heat/ac VIN: 1G6K554Y9Y
This one is fixed, yeah... First of all thanks to all who took the time to read and respond. Lesson one learned: don't try to figure out why the system doesn't work properly when you have any codes still stored. This thing had a broken air inlet door and we w...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19R6V
First off I want to thank everyone who posted replies. The truck is fixed. What I found the crank senser wiring plug at the senser was very soft.Replaced the plug and with GM senser. Traced wiring back to the computer and found the yellow wire half cut into we... Trouble codes: 339 (crank senser intermittently), 341 (cam senser out of range).
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1998 Chevrolet P30 STEP VAN 350CID No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GDKP32RW3
turn out we were pulling to much voltage. we replace the wiring harnes from the pump to where it goes in to the main harnes by ecm . also replace fuel pump relay and wireing
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L park lights VIN: 1Y1SK52831
Thanks for the replies. Timothy [...] got this one right. There are 2 ground wires at the module, I cut them and ran my own ground wires off of the module. It works perfectly. The car is doing great now. Thanks for your help.
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G1WX15K32
The car finally came back yesterday.I looked over all the basics again and when I pulled the hose on the fuel presure regulator this time, it was full of fuel. I replaced it and the car was fixed. It had to be the problem the whole time time. I checked it othe...
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L instrument panel lights VIN: 1G1HK55F66
Thanks again for all the replies ,we took the vehicle to the dealer to get the BCM reprogramed and replaced photo sensor. Dash lights working fine, So thanks again for everyone who replied.
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2C3AE66G51
Put in new plugs in vehicle, not Bosch. Told customer to try it. Suspect possible weak fuel pump also. Will need to recheck if happens again. Has been over a month, no problems reported. Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0302 (2 misfire).
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G8GP64LO1
did compontant test on new ckp sensor found bad. ordered mopar sensor . fixed problem thanks for your help...
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1992 Dodge Caravan 2.5L vibration VIN: 2B4GH25K2N
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO RESPONDED THE CUSTOMER DIDNT WANT TO SPEND ANYMORE MONEY ON VEHICLE BUT AFTER HEARING FROM EVERYBODY AND CHECKING VARIOUS THINGS I BELIEVE THE PROBLEM TO BE INTERNAL THANKS AGAIN TO ALL.
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L head lamps VIN: 2B3HD46R5W
Replaced the body control module and now all is fine! I had the headlamps on for 12 hours over the course of two days after replacment and the lights never went out! Thanks to those who replied!
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Cuts out VIN: 2B3HD46RX2
After waiting several days to hear from the other shop to see what he and his customer were wanting to do with this car I came to the conclusion with some of the tech help I did receive that it needs a new pcm program it and resych the cam crank sensors, howev... Trouble codes: P0352 (cyl 2 ignition coil circuit malf), P0354, P0355.
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L brake lights VIN: 1B7HU18N92
We were unable to fix this vehicle correctly. After throwing abunch of parts at it. We sent it to a Chrysler dealer, they could not come up with a fix either. We did a hotline to identifix with no luck either. What was suggested was to replace the pdm (power d...
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1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Hard Start VIN: 1FTHF25H9R
Thankyou all who replied to this request! I did alittle more diagnosis the next morning after the truck sat in our shop over night. I disabled the ignition and the injectors,cranked the engine,then did a sparkplug read. Five out of eight plugs were soaking wet...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTYR10V3X
Thanks for all the great help. I called our local ford dealer with the VIN Got the Right MAF sensor and that fixed my condition. I used three after market MAF sensors before and realized with the high fuel trim it could only be a MAF. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1131, P1151.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L drive axles VIN: 1FTNX21F3W
Thanks to all that replied. I ended up replacing the right side spindle bearing only as the main part of the wheel bearing appeared to be ok. That seems to have been the final cure. I also plugged the vacuum lines as suggested since it has manual replacemen...
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2002 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP11372
Thanks John [...]! You advised the proceedure NOT spelled out by Ford: WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE IS HOLD THE EXHAUST CAM ON THE FLATS ON THE CAM AND PUT A WRENCH ON THE SPROCKET (after it's loose) AND PULL TOWARD THE RADIATOR THIS WILL ENSURE YOUR VCT IS RESET AL... Trouble codes: P1383 (VCT over retarded).
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF18243
Thanks everyone for your help. I did find a TSB concerning the code that I had and went off of that. It had me replace the upper intake bolts and plenum gasket. I returned it a while ago and the problem is fixed. Thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P0174, P1151.
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2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L wiring VIN: 1FDAF56PX4
Again post for friend at other shop, (his coworker worked on it) they checked all wiring and found bad spot in harness to transmission aparently , replaced that harness charged the batteries and installed another computer, and the thing runs now...
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1994 GMC G1500 Vandura 4.3L 1-2 shift sol VIN: 1GTDG15ZXR
Good Friday to all. A special thanks to David from Australia, Kevin from MI, John from CA, Mark from CN, and Mike from KS. David had a very good test to try-thanks mate, I will use that one again. Most if not all brought up the solenoids as a common problem an...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG665XX
Thank you all for responding... I tested the vtec pressure switch with the vantage and it failed the test. I replaced the switch and changed the oil with a little thicker oil for pressure purposes. The high mileage on the vehicle coupled with the thin water li... Trouble codes: P1259.
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM81654
APPEARS THAT THIS ONE IS FIXED. AFTER REPLACING THE INJECTORS CUSTOMER HAS DRIVEN THE VEHICLE FOR 3 WEEKS WITH NO SES LIGHT AND THEY SAY IT HAS MORE POWER! THANK YOU ALL WHO RESOPENDED YOUR HELP IS GREATLY APPRECIATED JOSE Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel trim lean bank1), P0174 (fuel trim lean bank 2).
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1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L No Start VIN: KMHJF24M7W
thanks for all those that replies. I think I was too haste to come to a conclusion. I got to talk to the daughter, and she disclosed that the vehicle had been overheating a short time earlier, and another shop had install a new radiator, but it still heat up ...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L evap monitor VIN: KMHDN45D61
Sorry guys, the car did not come back for a month and a half. Thanks for all your help, we found that the purge valve had a large internal leak in it but set no code. Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap system malfuction), P0442 (Evap small leak 1.0mm), P0445 (Evap small leak), P0445 (Evap small leak).
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1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A7X
Thank you for your help. Allen from New York was most correct due to his response of .32 volts being the bias voltage. Everyone was correct with the replacement of the O2 sensor. There was a major brain fart on my part when I forgot to post 1 rather import... Trouble codes: P0138 (O2 low signal bank one sensor two).
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1986 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.2L radiator VIN: JAACH15U3G
Hi members,the local radiatorshop was able to fix the leak for now.The only new radiator I could find was through the Isuzu dealer(six weeks out and $550.00 cost)No aftermarket source lists this diesel radiator. Thanks for your help,
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2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Suspension VIN: SJEA71C745
Unbelievable finally repaired purchased some ultrasonic ears found leak in 2 minutes slight scraping a plastic line used a Land Rover repair kit for plastic line since part was about $330 plus it appears to be several hours of labor for replacement of vacuum h...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L message center always flahing brake light failure
the most common pieces of advice were removal of trailer harness which i had already did, and all the bulbs were the correct #'s and new. nothing else seemed to apply so thanks for the advice everyone.
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1J4GW48S33
Well it took a little bit but I found two hose that had little cracks in them. I changed them the the jeep ran great for 3 days and came back. It showed the TPS was reading high voltage so I replaced the TPS (with one from the dealership) and the jeep has been... Trouble codes: P0123, P0442, P0455.
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1994 Mazda B3000 3.0L distributor gear VIN: 4F4CR1348R
Thanks for all the input.After closer inspection,uneven wear on gears,my thinking from worn cam bushings and endplay.Due to cost of cam replacement and engine mileage,customer has opted to go with used engine.
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L speedo VIN: 1YVGF22D7X
thanks for the responses,the dealer sent me another v.s.s. under warranty which i knew was not the problem.i installed it still no voltage at pcm or speedo.wiring diaghram shows v.s.s./speedo/pcm only,but i looked at cruise control diaghram & there it shows v...
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28Y61
Sorry about the wait I've been having computer tech issues and updated my whole system any way problem fixed put a motorcraft coil pack in and solved the problem somethings you can only get at a dealership. Thanks Fellows
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L No Start VIN: 1YVHP80D33
Hello fine techs: this car is finally gone. We tried just about every suggestion give. We went over cams positioning, wiring harness routing, TDC and compression tests, possible blocked exhaust, etc. Our big question had been why do all injectors fire at the s...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBBA45A9E
First I like to thank everyone who tolk time to help and I learn alot from this car and understand the fuel system. Sorry for the late fix guys, I have to comfirm it with a few morning cold start up The problem is that the emission control unit was missing...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB57E53
This vehicle is fixed.It turned out to be the fuel cap problem.I first did test fuel cap as always,it passed.After I got E-mail from John,I compared vacuum drop at cap test.Old cap showed 0.75mbar but new cap showed 0 mbar.Fuel cap tester in smog machine has a... Trouble codes: P2075 (Minor leakage in purge system).
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Noisey on DECEL VIN: WMWRC33433
Sorry for the long delay this clown mobile is fixed I dropped pan replaced filter,gasket,cooling lines and flushed cooler the unit holds 4.5 qts it maybe had a quart in it I was suprised not to see alot of garbadge in pan!!!Customer asked how long it would las...
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.5L oil leak VIN: JAAMR51M0S
The Montero isn't fixed yet. I believe there is a clearence issue in the oil pump causing to much pressure on the seal. There are 2 small holes behind the seal that go down into the pan and on a replacement pump there is a large slot to return oil to the pan. ...
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1995 Nissan Pickup XE 3.0L Surge VIN: 1N6SD16Y6S
Thank you for all your assistance. The solution turned out to be replacing the computer.
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