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1999 Audi A6 2.8L abs light VIN: WAUDA24B3X
car came in with abs light out but had codes 00285,[...] 00287.check all sensor. check ring and check the wireing to the abs sensor.Replaced all the sensor test drive the light stayed off. Customer picked vehicle up and drove the vehicle approx 2 weeks. Lig...
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1991 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAD2319L
Hello Everyone, I have this bmw that is giving me a headache. It has a bad idle and when accelerating has no power. My foot would be on the floor and it doesn't accelerate as it should. Plugs, cap rotor filters are all new. I motorvac'd that car thinking mayb... Trouble codes: 10 (O2 sensor control)
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1991 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L headlights VIN: 2G4WB54T2M
Well this is my Mom's car so it has got to be fixed. Whenever you have the headlights on and you put it in gear (any where other than park) the headlights shut off. This car does not have DRL's. I checked the park brake switch and that is not it. I have search...
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1993 Buick Regal 3.1L Hesitation VIN: 2G4WB54T5P
car, only when cold, when you first touch the throttle it will hesitate for a split second then go. as soon as car warms up a little it seems to be fine. i removed throttle body, iac motor, and egr vavle and cleaned. did not seem to help. checked for spark, fu...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP54K51
car has come in last couple of time with a code p0442a hooked up the smoke machine found no leaks in the system. Went through the diagnostic test from alldata. changed purge solenoid, fuel cap, fixed one vaccuum line at motor and last time the sensor on top of... Trouble codes: P442
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1994 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1442R
hello,another one whipping me,truck was towed in as a no start,determined ignition was problem,after testing, the module and coils were replaced,truck now starts and runs,number three cylinder keeps coming up dead,the vacuum reading is steady so i don't think ...
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1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, stall at idle and di VIN: 1GBDM9W35B
idle cant be adjusted do to frozen bolt.idle moves from 690 to about 800 rpm. thanx ahead of time for any help.
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L ABS mod., master cyl. VIN: 1GCEC14W5T
Hey everybody!!! I am at the end of my rope. I have this pickup that once every 3-6 mos. the brake pedal will go to the floor. This is a fleet vehicle that is driven by several different people, but only one has experienced this problem. According to the opera...
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L harmonic balancer VIN: 2G1FP22K9T
trying to remove harmonic balancer and I`m about to break something on snapon puller or the bolts as they are 1/4 inch is there a puller made for this monster?
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1996 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L heater core VIN: 1GCHK39J4T
Need some help here. This truck has had the heater core replaced 5 times, aftermarket and OEM. The coolant is clean and the last time the elctolisis was tested- i failed to note the reading but it was ok according to the tech line. We had installed a groun to ...
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1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L abs VIN: 1GCDT19X2W
I have a 1998 S10 pickup, when braking the ABS activates, usually below 10mph. The sensors are all reading the same speed, and seem to be correct.
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L air blend door actuator VIN: 3GNEK13T52
Hello to all, I need help with this one. I have an air blend door actuator motor that will not operate properly. If you plug in a new one it immediately goes to one end of travel and stops. I have a tech II scanner and have a code b0414. I have gone through th...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCGG29U93
I am third in line looking at this van. The complaint is an intermitant high idle (varies from 1500-3400 RPM). The van has gone weeks at a time with no issues and will also act up for ten key cycles straight. I have inspected the wiring trouble spots - left fr... Trouble codes: P507
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Engine VIN: 1G1ND52J43
The push rods are in the correct locations, it seems to me that the lifters are stuck and not bleeding off the oil, I drained oil and cranked motor over to see if lifters would bleed down, no such luck so far, any idea's.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L left inner shaft VIN: 1GCHK29114
Hi all, having trouble getting the left inner axle out of the front diff. (9.25 inch). Need to replace a leaking seal. Alldata says to use a hammer and brass punch but I can't get it to move. Is there another method or is alldata incorrect and I need to do mor...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23D26
I keep coming up with a p0108, but everything checks out. what am I missing? There doesn't seem to be any holes in the intake; the EGR tests good; changing the MAP sensor out made no difference; I cleaned the MAF with no change. please help. I've got 5 hours... Trouble codes: P0108, P0402, P0234, P003A
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2006 Chevrolet C5500 Kodiak C5C042 6.6L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBE5C1266
Hello anyone that has come across this type of problem this vehicle is a C5500 flatbed tow truck with a 6.6 diesel engine while driving under any condition the vehicle loses power and would only go about 40 mph there is a light that comes on a little wrench wi...
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2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.5L Cruise/Horn VIN: 2G1WJ15K77
Having trouble with the steering wheel accessories on this 07 monte carlo. Cruise Control and Horn do not work, but the Air bag/Clock spring functions fine. Any ideas on what might cause the Horn & Cruise Control to not work? We checked fuses, Wire connections...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L axle seal VIN: 1D46P24R35
This van belongs to a paper delivery guy .Anyway we put 2 axles in it for noise.comes back seal leaking .replace seal comes back again leaking .replace axle and cr seal comes back leaking.The axle is tight in the extension housing.We were going to put a new on...
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2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Hard start VIN: 1B3EJ46X3Y
Hello there I have this stratus here that has a hard start when cold or sits for a while. I replaced the fuel pump a few months ago and it seemed to fix the problem for a week or two. Acording to the cust. Does this have the same problem the trucks sometimes h...
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 3.0L alternator VIN: 4B3AG42H41
Alternator chages when first cranked, after a couple of minutes, the battery light will come on, then start flashing about a minute later and the alternator quits charging. While this is happening, I can bring the idle up to about 2500 rpm and the alt. starts ...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L turning VIN: 1B46P25342
we replaced the rack because everyyhing else seemed ok.it still has a vibration when you turn the steering wheel side to side.i would usely go on my mitcheell computer but it is down.now if you raise the vehicle the vibration goes away.if you put it down it co...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HA18D93
Customer says this truck died in flight. It will not start. No codes, good fuel pressure. TPS one min volts .51. TPS one volts .88. TPS two min volt 4.53 TPS two volts 4.18. Genisys shows cam and crank sensors out of sync when cranking. Good noid light for abo...
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2004 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1D4GP25384
Van won't crank or start engine cranks when I jumper wire the starter relay in the integrated power module but still won't start scaner has no communication with the pcm and tcm but communicats with bcm. Ignition switch seems to work ok the first time this hap...
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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Poor Fuel Economy, no power VIN: 1FTHX26118
This truck was brought in after being recently purchased. It sat for about 6 months through winter. We are primarily a transmission shop and the owner thought it was a tranny problem. We have tested compression at all 8 and it shows 120psi plus. I have taken t...
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1993 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Hesitation VIN: 1GNCT18WOY
This Ranger will hesitate and backfire through intake on quick acceleration similar to a timimg problem or lean problem . Checked for codes, none found, did KOER test to be sure , OK ,fuel pressure is 38 PSI and holding.Checked all grounds ,DATA (TPS voltage e...
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1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTJW36F4V
I've got this Ford Powerstroke that has a fuel leak. I have read about many people on iATN who have fuel leaks on the filter housing or the back of the head, but all of these places do not leak. This vehicle will not leak when it is first started. It must be d...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP58U8Y
This veheicle sat at the dealership for a week before it acted up. The customer complaint is this. Hard to start, cranks three or four times before it does. Revs up and down then dies. Only does this cold but once almost died going down the road. Dealer said t...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU72X1Y
truck misses on start up when cold replaced plug wire, switched plug #1 to #3 still misses when cold on #3 spark plug looks like a lean condition do the intake gaskets go bad on these engines? thanks for any help mark Trouble codes: P0303
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTYR14V21
The engine bucks,hesitates after it gets hot. This only happens under heavy accel and specifically at 3500 rpm to 4000 rpm. It will accel normal after that range. Transmission range does not matter, just engine speed/load. Fuel pressure has been monitored whil...
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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L eingine VIN: 3FAFP11371
This vehicle came into us with the customer complaint that while driving and making a right turn the engine dies but restarts with no problem. The engine also keeps running when the key is removed in the off position. The customer has replaced the battery but ...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Door locks VIN: 1FMYU60E51
Hello techs, I have an Explorer with door lock problems. The key fob, the door keypad, and the inside door switchs are inoperative, does not lock or unlock. The vehicle has a 09-00 build date and late production wiring. I have checked the fuses and all of the ...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMYU03132
Hi all: This Escape is running rich. Long and short fuel trims read at -10% for both banks at idle and while driving. We cleaned throttle body. replaced MAF sensor and both upstream O2 sensors and also the fuel damper on injector rail. Fuel pressure reads at 6...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L left axle seal VIN: 1FMZU73W02
Hello all, Have this explorer came in with a left rear axle seal leaking. Remove axle, replace seal.. vehicle returned in a few days leaking. Found updated seal from Ford, removed ring from axle and replaced seal, using ford seal driver. Returned leaking. Repl...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, NO POWER VIN: 1FT5W31P44
well you ford 6.0l guys here is one for you. this ford is in the shop, local dealer has worked on it numerous times and has not fixed the truck. i work on this customers other vehicles and hate 6.0l fords, but customer asked if i would look at it. customer st...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Calipers VIN: 1FTPX14514
I'm looking for a little guidance from the Ford experts. This truck was in my shop less than 2 weeks ago with the right rear caliper seized and strong burning smell from the wheel. Upon inspection I found the caliper could not be retracted, even with the line ...
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2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L spark plug VIN: 1FTPW12545
I have replace spark plugs on this model before and have used the Matco broken spark plug removal tool before. Today the extractor portion of the tool (threaded end) broke off inside the the spark plug. The tool portion that is broken is hardend and I cant see...
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2006 GMC C5500 Topkick C5C042 8.1L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDG5C1G86
We have in our shop here a 2006 gmc 5500 uhaul truck that has codes p1125, p2120 and p2138. This truck will somewhat idle but will not rev over like 1500 rpm. The scan data on this is limited to me I dont know why, we have a Modis and it is usually pretty dece...
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2002 Honda Accord Value Package 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1HGCF86652
Honda specialists, please help. This car will level out at about 4500 RPM's under full throttle and will not speed up at all or shift to second gear when it reaches this point unless you start to let off of the gas pedal some and then it will go ahead and shif... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L tach/odometer VIN: 2HKLR18582
Customer complaint is when ambient temperature is cold the tach doesnt work. When this happens the odometer will rack up the miles much faster than the vehicle is. The speedometer is indicating correct.Customer also complained of an electrical smell. I have fo...
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1994 Hyundai Scoupe Turbo 1.5L no restart when hot VIN: KMHVE22N0R
The car will start and run fine when cold, it will run all day but if you shut off the car for a short time 10 minutes or more,it will crank over a long time before firing. Owner has recently had a new fuel pressure regulator installed thinking he was losing p...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L input seal VIN: KM8SC73D43
t-case had a leak at front input seal between t-case and transmission, customer had taken to hyundai and they simply replaced t-case and went approximately 10k miles and started leaking again, brought to us and we replaced the input seal with a seal from hyund...
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2002 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01P82
this car came in running bad with two codes P0300 & P0303. i swapped # 1 & # 3 coils. reset mil light and took it for a test drive. it cant get out of its own way and then set codes P0300 P0302 P0303 P0304 P0306. i have checked iatn for same problems and looke... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0306-), P0306
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1247Y
Need help with rover secondary air not operating and failed emissions . found ecm not grounding relay on start up . had mil code but lost info after battery disconnect. will update . air valve failed and damaged secondary pump. replaced still inop. Mitchell de...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY12491
This vehicle was towed in due to no start a couple weeks ago due to the lack of a land rover dealer nearby it took a while to get the parts this vehicle will crank but will not start.The fuel pump will not energize and the injectors will not pulse but we have ...
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Parking Assist VIN: SALMF15476
Code for parking assist, (no number) ultrasonic sensor voltage problem. Information is limited that I have found. Any help would be appreciated, where to go next.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L No MIL lamp VIN: WDBHA28E4T
Hi, Car will not communicate through OBDII connector and the MIL light will not work with key-on bulb test. Bulb is good. I suspect the diagnostic module for it has power and ground to it. I would appreciate any comments please. Also please tell me if I may r...
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1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L air bag light VIN: 1MEFM58UXX
Good morning to all and thanks in advance for everyones help.This Sable has a constantly on SIR light condition (Lamp never goes out or flashes).Unable to comunicate w/SIR module using my Solus (cant retrive codes or data).All other systems comunicate ok (abs,...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AE85H41
i have this eclipse gt, was towed in cust states it just died like you turned off the key and now won't start. upon initial checking no spark so i thought i would be slick and plug up a reman distributor and get fire, but no that didn't change anything. then i...
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2007 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L No Start, no spark, no pulse VIN: 3N1BC13E77
Car towed in because it went off the road into a ditch, bent a control arm, dented and cracked the transmission pan, and ripped out the driver side inner fender liner. car was a no start, no spark, no pulse. replaced the crank sensor due to genisis showing no...
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1994 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GHDU06L0R
CAr was brought in to us as a no start. No spark/injector pulse or rpm on scanner when cranking. Found inline fuse that powers up the ignition module,fuel pump relay,injectors,oil pressure switch only blows when cranking. Disconnecting module stops fuse blowi...
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Idles hi VIN: 1G3AJ55M4S
HI Y'ALL !!! I got a wiredo here.After start up and almost normal idle 1200 rpm. If it stays in park or shift back to park The iac drops from 64 to zero and the idle starts inching up to 3100. Sometimes it stays about 2700. If you turn it off and restart the s... Trouble codes: 122 (tps low), 123 (tps hi), 112 (air temp low), 101 (mass air fault), 131 (o2 low)
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2003 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L guages VIN: 3G2JB12F13
the fuel guage ,speedo, tachometer ,temp guage only thing that works is the service engine soon lite and the security lite lock,but it goes out , nothing else works at all , car runs fine just no instrument panel . have disconected battery and connected but st...
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1988 Porsche 944 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 42JN465130
porsche tech, please help. car came in complaint about car cut off. vertify complaint, found vacuum leak from brake booster check valve, intake boot & pipe torn, cap & rotor worn out. replace all this compontents, car still cut off under load sometimes even at...
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2001 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L overflow hose VIN: WP0AA29952
Hi. I have a 996 that came in because the MIL was on. P0300, P0301 and P0305 were in memory. Inspection showed the #1 coil soaked in coolant. The expansion tank overflow hose was routed directly to the top of the coil. A pressure test showed another leak from ...
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1G8JW52RXY
Hello Fellow Techs, A two part question if I may please. I am working on a 2000 saturn LS2. The speedo does not work at all. I do get accurate vehicle speed readings on the scanner through the PCM. Also, I can do a gauge sweep through the BCM and all gauges s...
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2008 Scion tc 2.4L wheel bearing VIN: JTKDE16708
This car needs a left front wheel bearing. I have a new bearing from Scion (bearing only), but Alldata does not have the procedure or torque specs, and that is what I need. I have replace many front wheel bearings on other vehicles, so I am sure I can change i...
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1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L no oil pressure VIN: 4T1SK12E2R
Engine oil light on (no gauge). Installed master gauge reads 0 psi. Removed oil press switch & cranked engine & oil flows out. Removed valve cover & cranked engine to check oiling of cams, very little flow. Dropped oil pan to check for plugged pickup, all ok. ...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Camshafts VIN: 4T1BG28K3W
Hey Guys Replacing head gasket on this camry and my alldata is giving me problems. I am trying to figure out the gear to gear cam timing marks inside the valve cover ther are too many marks and it is possible to put it wrong. Can any one help me. Brian
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2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L steering column VIN: 4T1BF28B13
Customer concern is a noise in the steering column after turning to the left and straightnening steering wheel. Was able to duplicate the noise only when the left hand turn signal is also used. The noise is at the top of the steering column and you can feel a ...
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Stall VIN: WAUBA24B8X
Thank you all for your valuble replies. Its good to know that we are all in this together. I would like to thank Dan [...] Especially for his assistance in coming to my shop with his knowlege and VAG tool. The fix was a relearn using the VAG scanner. It just... Trouble codes: P1545 (Throttle position control malfunction).
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L heater VIN: WAULC68E62
i'm sorry about not returning info on the outcome of the a-4 audi. i purchased a vacumn service fill tool for the coolant and i thought is was just "ok" after filling the coolant. i did get heat , which was different than before. if i started the car when col...
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2003 BMW M3 3.2L No engagment VIN: WBSBR93463
Sorry for the delay of this post. I will be replacing the pump assembly once the customer and his aftermarket warranty company get done doing battle over who is paying the bill. Until then, the car is sitting. With the info received and the fact the when the s...
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1999 Buick Regal GS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WF5216X
Thanks to all those who replied .Most of the replies suggested testing the ignition switch. This was the problem. The ignition switch has been replaced and the car is back in service with no problems. Thanks again.
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1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NJ75SDY98
This car was a pain. I put new crank sensors in it. Load tested all the wiring to findd out it was good. Ended up replacing the ignition control module to fix this vehicle. Have no idea why it would go out when I fixed the AC. Trouble codes: 0083 (24X Reference signal high).
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2004 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L won't take fuel VIN: 1GYEK63N54
thanks to the 10 iatn menbers who replied. vehicle arrived early this morning. the ses lite was on.(customer never said so) scan for codes. code po446 evap vent solenoid. commanded on w/ scan tool no click. hooked volt meter between wires. 12v. replace evap ve...
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1995 Chevrolet winnebago 7.4L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Power Loss VIN: 1GBLP37NXS
Thank you for your help, I checked fuel preasure and found a drop off on WOT but not below specs yet an 8psi difference. My fuel volume was great, when fuel dumped with guage release valve engine did not stall. I replaced the fuel preasure regulator and also f...
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 6.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GCGK29F3S
well I had about a 50 50 mix sounds like either accelerator pedal pos sensor or ignition switch but cust. took vehicle so until i get it back I will close this for now thank you all. Ron Trouble codes: 84 (accelerator pedal position circuit fault), 99 (accelerator pedal position 5v reference fault).
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1997 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNDX03E4V
hello everyone , first i want to thank iatn , and all of you who responded to my posting , i will tell my friend about you guys and to find a repair shop over there that is affiliated to iatn , his checking in to it and will call me some time this week , and u...
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1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GCFK19T8X
Well, thanks to all respondents, but this problem was an anomolie. We originally used a delco thermostat, but in an effort to re-check everything, we went with another new thermostat on a hunch. Problem solved. It serves as a reminder that all new parts are no...
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1999 Chevrolet Metro LSi 1.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2C1MR5228X
hi all, i carbon cleaned and replaced O2 sensor as suggested, past smog test with 252 ppm nox, hc 11 ppm, co 02 % at 25mph thanks to all who replied, john
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC16R4X
I WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE TECHS WHO GAVE INPUT ON THIS PROBLEM. SPECIAL THANKS TO RICK FROM INDIANA, BINGO, YOU HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. COME TO FIND OUT, THE CUSTOMER HAD BEEN PARKING HER SUBUBAN IN THE DRIVEWAY, AND HER SPRINKLERS WERE GOING OFF AT THE WR... Trouble codes: P0410.
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2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Parking brake VIN: 1GNEC13T1Y
Hi Again Y'all!!! THANKS FOR ALL YOUR REPLIES. The customer never did return. What I did find out was i need to pull the wheels and drums. I am sure the shoes were worn amd maybe the drums were bad too. Like I said, the customer was looking for a sticker.Wi...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L 4wd lo VIN: 2GCEK13T95
After checking the system I found that the encoder motor was not operating properly. Replaced encoder motor and all works great. Thanks for all the helpfull advice.
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2007 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L power steering pump VIN: 2G1WS58R37
I finally got this one fixed. I tryed bleeding the system a few more times, and each time it would work for a day or so and do the same thing again. The fix was we finally broke down and out a new rack in it. It has now been gone for 2 weeks and all is well...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Transmission VIN: 3C8FY4BB61
Thanks for the help guys. I metered the pins and found 1 that was very low voltage, traced it and didn't see any problem, but spliced in a new wire and fixed the problem. The ground looked pretty good, but I cleaned that up too.
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Input seal VIN: 2C4GF6805R
Customer has declined furher repairs. its seems the only solution is to buy the unit as a assembly. parts are not listed buy need.
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7KF2361X
Happy Saint Patricks Day and Thanks to all who replied. This truck is considered fixed. After the battery terminal cleaning and MIL returning. Rechecked for any further information. Cleared code and retighten battery cable and connections on them again. Today ... Trouble codes: P1291 (intake heating circuit malfunction).
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2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D8GP25R65
Thanks again guys! After checking wiring and monitoring the IAT and the ECT sensors to make sure they were not off and causing the code to set I ordered another sensor from Dodge. I checked the terminals and gave them a little tighten when I installed the ne... Trouble codes: P0071 (Ambient temperature sensor performance).
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1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L ABS light VIN: 2FTFX28L2V
I finally got this one fixed. I found that code 4 is set when the ABS module sees a shorted or open circuit on the wire to the valve reset switch. I tested this circuit every which way again, following the pinpoint testing and what I could come up with. I test...
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1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L cooling fan VIN: 3FALP11131
Thanks to all that replied.I found a shorted upstream 02 sensor.The heater circuit was shorting out causing a backfeed of voltage and making the fan run.How about that for a weird one. Thanks again for all the replies.
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2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP13P41
I appreciate the information and suggestions, but the customer has decided, for now, not to pursue further diagnosis,which in itself is odd as the diagnosis is being done at no charge to the customer. If they return for further work I will post any and all res... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank1 code), P0731.
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5146Y
WE DOUBLED CHECKED ALL OF OUR WIRING FROM THE IMRC MOTOR TO ECM AND THAT ALL SHOWED GOOD WE PROCEDDED TO INSTALL NEW MOTOR AND IT SEEMS TO FUNCTION WELL IT HAS BEEN SEVERAL WEEKS AND NO CALLS FROM CUSTOMER.THANKS TO ALL Trouble codes: P1518.
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, extended crank VIN: 1FTNF21F9Y
well its finally fixed, its not perfect but it starts properly now which was the main complaint.the fix took two steps the injectors were re-oringed to eliminate leaks in the heads {yes both sides and not visible that i could see}. plus the hp oil pump would n...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTPX14V06
I found out this truck had a premium warrenty and any repairs cost 100 bucks it went immediatly out to the dealer who "also" spent a week fixing it.Although I feel the techs pain I'm just a secretly happy it wasnt an easy one ,I didnt get the final cure out o...
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1987 GMC GMC 7000 8.2L engine miss VIN: 1GDL7DIG4H
Hi everyone.Thanks very much for all the help,sorry to say the deal has fallen through.I would have enjoyed installing this engine into my truck-oh well next time.Thanks again.Keith W.
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1996 GMC W4 5.7L wont shut off VIN: 4KDB4B1R1T
OK WE GOT THIS ONE FIXED. WE FOUND THE ALTERNATOR SENDING VOLTAGE BACK AND BACKFEEDING THROUGH THE WIRE THAT POWERS THE ALTERNATOR FROM THE IGNITION SWITCH. REPLACED ALTERNATOR AND PROBLEM IS FIXED. CUSTOMER HAS BEEN GONE FOR A WEEK AND HAS NOT BEEN BACK YET.
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L water leak VIN: JNKCA31A91
customer decided to not do any further inspection on the leak problem. it dosent rain much here in so cal. the replies that i recived talked about a posible roof seam leak or sun roof drain problem. the roof drains were clear. next step is to remove the headli...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L reverse VIN: 1J4GW58S2X
IATN is the Best! Jeep tansmission problem is fixed, special thanks to everyone who helped. I was a fairly reasonable fix, removed the transfer case, removed rear part of transmission and replaced bands and clutches. Truck now backs up like new. Thanks e...
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2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L shifting VIN: 1J8GL58K26
Thanks for all of the responses! I have come to the conclusion that this is just a Jeep problem and even the dealer tells me there is nothing wrong. I know how 4wd works and how it is suppose to work and this isn't right. The transfer csse assy. was even repla...
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2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALAD24426
I am sorry for the delay but the customer took the vehicle and did not return. I called him just now to get an update and was told that the light came back on about 4 days later and went off never to return.He is going to bring the car back for a suspension fa... Trouble codes: P0128 (Coolant slow to warm up).
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L cluster VIN: 1LNHM86S31
OMG thank you all so much!! I was totally overwhelmed with the responses I received. You guys put me right on it. Replaced fuse #24 behind the right kick panel and my car started!! Nothing else necessary. I don't know how long I would've been on this withou...
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2005 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L unintended accelerat VIN: 1LNHM84W55
Thanks to all who replied. We did check the cruise system found no faults. we ended up replacing the throttle body. we drove the car 100 miles or so and the concerns is gone.The customer is happy and has not happened to him since the replacment of the throttle...
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2008 Mazda 5 Sport 2.3L Passenger seat
Thanks to all the techs that helped with this one. The fix ended up being a new seat. There are several modules on the seat, and even though the seat was used it did the trick. There are several sensors on the seat, and two on the tracks. After comparing v...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L radio VIN: WDBJF65H2X
Okay, finally got it solved. We were aboout to replace the ignition switch, but did one more checking: and found the cd changer in trunk was faulty, causing the radio to keep coming on.. We disconnected the cd, and low-and-behold, radio started co-operating. T...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz s320cdi 3200CC going into limb home VIN: WDB2200262
Thanks for replies recived.Cleaned out crankcase breather system but fault still present very intermittent.Customter is going to use vehicle with data recorder pluged into eobd plug will send update if anything shows up thanks again Andy Merctech
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2008 Mercedes-Benz C350 3.5L overdue VIN: X78RO25067
Edgar [...] sent me a link to you will find all the information here. thanks guys
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L Revrese, 1-2 shift, 2-3 shift VIN: WMWRC33474
To all who replied...THANK YOU! We learned that without proper scan tool to re-set trans adaptations and proper step by step proceedure to perform clutch and ecvt adaptive relearn this job would be a nightmare. No parts are available for the trans, Mini only s...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4A3AA46H91
I put a transmission that was out of a 2001 V-6 Galant in it and it works now. Thanks
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1N4BL11E02
well it seems that it is no air in the system , used the vaculift to refill it ...no difference same thing no heat at idle ... so flushed the heater core again repeatedly both directions refilled the system and them the car had adequet heat at an idle , so i...
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