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1990 Audi 90 Quattro 20v 2.3L Brakes VIN: WAUHE58A1L
Hello Audi Techs. I have this wonderful audi, which when I apply the brakes are hard the first apply then on the second they operate, however the brake light comes on momentarily. I've found that the Hydroboost pressure switch is causing the light. Has anyone...
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1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L fuel pump,fuel injectors and throttle body VIN: WAUBA34B7W
I HAVE A 1998 AUDI A6 QUATTRO 2.8 5vlv.ENGINE.THE VEHICLE HAS THE FUEL PUMP RELAY,FUEL INJECTORS, AND THROTTLE BODY ALL CONTINUE TO CLICK ERRATICLY WITH KOEO.I HAVE REPLACED THE THROTTLE BODY AND FUEL PUMP RELAY AND THE VEHICLE CONTINUES TO HAVE THE SAME PROBL...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L immobilizer VIN: WBADT63432
customer moved his car from one space in parking lot to another then never cranked over again. battery was low when it got to my shop but not dead. charged battery. no sound when key is turned over. all guages and lights work correctly. prnd works in the dash ...
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2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L heater VIN: WBAEP33452
i have this bmw that was in an accident and the tank near the radiator broke,we replaced it and since then the car has very little to no heat at idle but just off idle the heat is great,don`t know what i`m missing any help is greatly appreciated.
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2002 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN63442
Hi and thanks for your help. Customer just bought this 540i last fall and it's spent most of it's time parked this winter (lotsa snow...). Every time it shows up it has these secondary air injection codes stored. I've been reading some posts and it seems the h... Trouble codes: P0491 (Secondary Air Injection System Insufficient Flow bank 1), P0492 (Secondary Air Injection System Insufficient Flow bank 2)
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2002 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling fan VIN: WBAEV33482
Ok, I really need some info...thanks in advance. I have this 02 325i with 2.5l. It came in with top hose blown off at connection before radiator..has green coolant...so I pulled tstat and w/pump flushed engine and installed new waterpump with metal impeller, n...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63403
We have this BMW with a repeated cat efficiency problem. My trim readings are as follows at idle: STFT 1= -0.7 STFT 2= -0.7 LTFT 1= +9.4 LTFT 2= +9.4 In the freeze frame data which was taken at 60 MPH under a low load, the trims are very similar: STFT 1= +1.6... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat Efficiency Bank 1), P0430
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDU06L6R
The customer complaint is the engine dies while driving or on initial start up when cold. Once the engine stalls it will restart after the key is cycled off. The check engine light will come on after the engine is restated. The problem has never occurred for m... Trouble codes: P0341 (cam/crank error), P1361 (no control module toggle)
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1995 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L Hesitation, Surge
Vehicle came in with poor running condition just off idle, we found that the egr valve is opening just as it starts to run bad, we noticed on the scan tool that the desired egr value goes right to 99% immediatly, as does the egr duty cycle, there is a pid on m...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L tip in stumble VIN: 1GNDT13W5V
light throtle in park or driving has a rich stumble in open or closed loop, fuel presure is ok, presure regulator isn't leaking, egr passages are clean, does this enough to get random misfires in the misfire data, but not any common cylinders, when stumbling o...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GCEC14W3V
The 02 sensors are switching ok( P0147 including the b1s3 ) the tp sensor voltage readings are within range ( P0121 ) ( P0300 ) was in freeze frame only, there are no misfire counts showing on any cylinder. The stft's 1 & 2 are at mid 120's the ltft's are at ... Trouble codes: P0147 (history code), P0121 (current code within specs), P0300 (in freeze frame only)
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2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1E52J116
Hey Guys and Gals, I have this Malibu that is becoming my Comeback Kid car. Very good customer came in about 3 months ago complaining on MIL on. We scanned vehicle and got Catalitic Insufficiency Below Threshold. We replaced both O2 Sensors and cleared the cod...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Surge VIN: 1GCHK23284
ok duramax guys, have a 2004 chevy k2500hd with 6.6l diesel. customer says that vehicle will suddenly lerch foreward while idleing in gear with foot an brake pedal. states vehicle has done this several times over the past few months. no service engine light o...
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G1ZT64844
Hello: this problem is very intermitant, and only occurs when trying to start the vehicle. At one time we had no fuel pressure when cycling the key or cranking, when adding starting fluid the car runs until the starting fluid is burned and then dies. While tes... Trouble codes: U2108, U2109, U2111, U2105, B1380 (Ign. sw. accesary power grounded), P1626 (Pass key III)
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2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LTZ 5.3L Low oil level VIN: 3GNFK12397
Hello techs need a little input on this Avalanch the low oil level stays lit unless I push the check button on dash then stays out until next ignition cycle I tried unplugging sensor no change Whay am I missing? any help would be great thanks Mike [...]!!! OIL L...
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1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H8Y
no spark no injecter pulse replaced crank senser dodge part replaced dist 2 times one napa one new one unknown name but used them before with good results i get one pulse then nothing replaced ecm with dodge remaned when cranking the crank senser said present ...
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1990 Dodge Daytona 3.0L headlight switch VIN: 1B3XG44434
Anyone have a pin out/wiring color code for the connector to the headlight switch? The manual I have does not seem to agree with the terminal in the car. It is the 14 pin connector that goes into the cluster at the switch. Thanks in advance
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1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L pedal effort VIN: 3B7KF23C2T
I have one here that is a little strange. This thing acts just like a bad booster. Driving down the road the first time you hit the brakes it slows up fine if you hold the pedal steady, no problem. If for some reason you have to pump the pedal or get off and b...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1D4GP24R85
vehicle had a misfire on #3 cylinder 4 month ago. tested injector-ok tested compression-ok tested ign wire-ok scanner showed misfire on #3 only. installed new spark plug that looked fine when I removed the old one and the misfire went away. installed suspect p...
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1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP6249R
Hi, i have a 94 t-bird that runs really rough & cylinder 5 misfire (whole engine shakes really bad). perform compression found cylinder 5 low compression. replaced engine misfire gone but engine shaking still there. found no signal from cam sensor replaced it ... Trouble codes: 214 (cam sensor)
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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 Escort ZX2 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 3FAKP1135Y
The original complaint was a check engine light and hard to start cold. It had a P0455 Evap. sys. gross leak and a P0171 sys. lean. I found a broken vac line at the purge sol. repaired the line cleared codes and they have not returned. No sign of any other vac...
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMFU18L21
Need some help on this ford product came in shop crank no start theft light flashing fast and no mileage in display just---. Plugged scan tool in no communication with just ecm I could with all other modules. Injector wire had 12 volts and tps had 5 volt ref. ...
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2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP42XO2
This is a strange one. Upon start up this hot rod will violently back fire. Sometimes when driving under 30mph it will back fire too. We had a code of P0340 so we changed the CMP. The CMP is a 2 wire hall effect sensor. NOT the 3 wire magnetic pickup sensor.... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction)
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDAW56F32
has no power under heavy accelaration, missfires and loses power,blows lots of white smoke under accelaration, idles great cruises fine,starts good and when it acts up pull over shut off after a few minutes sometimes the problem goes away for several miles,som...
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2003 Ford Econoline E350 Super Duty 5.4L Headgasket VIN: 1FB5531L43
Have 300ppm HC in cooling system and antifreeze disapearing. Suspected head gasket or worse. Alldata says to pull eng. to remove cyl. heads, is that necessary to remove the eng. to do the job? Figure new head bolts cause they are torque to yield. What are othe...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Engine VIN: 1FTSF21P25
Thank you in advance for all reading this. This truck was brought to us with the complaint of no start hot. It was low on engine oil and it was dirty. We changed oil and filter, problem persisted. DTC p2291 (ICP too low engine cranking), Pids 350-375 psi and i...
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2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU17556
Vehicle came in with IAT sensor codes P0114, P0113, and P0112. Sensor voltage in scanner fluctuates anywhere between 0-4.9 volts all the time. its temperature reading from 90-300 degrees F. IAT/MAF sensor assembly has been replaced. Vehicle has been to dealer ... Trouble codes: P0114 (Intake Air Temperature Sensor readings erratic), P0112 (Intake Air Temperature Sensor Volts reading low), P0113 (Intake Air Temperature Sensor Volts reading high)
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2005 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L misfire VIN: 1GKDT13S25
The car had a rough idle and the client added a fuel injector cleaner in the tank. It didn't change anything and 3 weeks later the mil light came on. I have a cyl # 2 misfire. Spark is good(verified and switched the coil with # 3) and the injector is also good...
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2005 GMC Sierra 3500 SLT 6.6L gauge VIN: 1GTJK39275
been to the dealer they said it was not a recall or TSB For the year of 2005 but was for other years but i am having the same symptom as the other year's
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2005 Honda CR-V SE 2.4L warning chime VIN: JHLRD78955
the customer keeps leaving her head lights on and the warning chime does not work to remind her and the battery goes dead. after some checking,i found if you leave the key in the ignition, the warning chime wont work either.i do hear a chime when i turn the ke...
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2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C41
hello every one this car came in around 1.5 months ago. customer complained of a check engine light on. but by the time she brought it in the light was off. so i scanned it and came up with p1124 fuel trim lean at idle. smoked checked intake and didnt find any... Trouble codes: P1124
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2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L Hard start VIN: 5NPEU46F26
The customer told me that at times this car is hard to start. Spins a long time before starting. I have not been to make the car do this and customer needs car back. I`m posting to see if anyone has had a problem with one of these. This is there only ride. Wou...
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2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L High Idle Speed VIN: JNKDA31A22
Hello to all. I need a little help on this Infiniti I35. Vehicle came in with complaint of hard starting at times and service engine soon light on. Checked PCM for codes and code P0340 cam sensor fault was logged. Checked cam sensor for engine bank 1 and found... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor Fault Bank 1)
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1991 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L idle VIN: 4S2CY58Z2M
hello iam post this for buddy of mine this rodeo has s high idle at times they have tried 3 ecms iac valve cts tps map sensors pulled out engine wiring harness and checked for broken wires none found checked all power and grounds they have ran out of ideas tha...
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1983 Jeep Wagoneer Limited 4.2L Starting VIN: AXDT046725
This is the second post on this jeep because I think we had it in the wrong section. This thing is grinding up flywheel ring gears. I searched the database but none with this problem posted a fix. You can see on the ring gears that the starter is hitting the t...
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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Tip in starting VIN: 1J8GR48K27
this jeep came in with a no start condion it needed the ecm and then we replacve the scm due to short in it. after we replace the scm the steering angle sensor had to be calibrated. customer came back saying he had to hold the key in start to start the vehcle....
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1243Y
Vehicle has misfire under load @ about 1600 rpm but not always. We have replaced, plugs, wires & ignition coils with dealer parts after wetting them down & causing misfire in shop. We also cleaned MAF & performed injector cleaning. Car runs great & very strong... Trouble codes: P0305, P0307, P0308
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Need a CAT assembly VIN: JT8BF28G2W
Help! I am trying to locate an aftermarket CAT (front downpipe assembly) for this - customer is on a limited budget, so oe is not affordable. There are two CAT's in this front down pipe. A very small (3.143" OD diameter) CAT that handles the bank closest to th...
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YV6E22D2T
help mazda techs. this is my first post but i will try to do it right. this mazda came in as a nostart. run hot torched moter. gave estimate for a low mileage moter. customers brother called and said he would supply moter. he brought moter and i asked him what...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBGA43E2E
Hi, I hope some of the Mercedes techs out there can shed some new light on this big body Benz, owned by my next door neighbor. We have limited experience with MBZ. This 94 S420 has received all scheduled maintenance and never failed CA smog check in the past.... Trouble codes: 024 (cam adjuster solenoid), 025 (cam adjuster solenoid)
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1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM50U3S
Hi everyone, We had this Sable towed in for a no start, cranks OK. Checked fuel pressure - none, checked spark, none and no injector pulse either. The CEL also does no light up for the self test. I did notice it came on very dim and flickered a few times once ...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L code p0325 VIN: JN1CA21D9X
Nissan Techs and others! HELP: This car came into shop for general maint. & emission inspection. I always pre check for codes & monitors to makes sure it will pass.I found code p0325 knock sensor & I followed a flow chart & found the resistance out of specs.... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor)
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 2.4L belt VIN: 1N6DD2153Y
I am a GM dealer technician and I need your help with my brother;s truck.I cannot seem to permanently fix the A/C belt to stop it from squealing.I have replaced all 3 belts,then I replaced all 3 belts with Nissan belts from the dealership.These repair attempts...
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1993 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HY5211P
93 bonneville that has no power to engage starter solinoid. can't find starter enable relay, do dash have to come off to get at or im looking at wrong place. want to get to relay before condemning lock cylinder. tried 2 different keys and wont crank over unles...
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1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Stall VIN: IG2NE55D5S
car will intermittently stall while driving on highway getting off exit ramp checked plugs fuel pressure everything seems to be ok no codes. afte the engine has been on for a while the oil pressure gauge drops to the red area i replaced the oil pressure sender...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L idle in park
Hi, I have this intermittent problem with rpm oscillating between 500rpm and 1500rpm when in P. (half sec at 500 half sec at 1500rpm)it can even stall engine if I don't shift it into D then gradually goes to normal idle when it is in D. Other than that engine ...
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2004 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L speedo VIN: 1G2JB12F34
dash cluster gauges were bouncing , customer took to dealer and had checked , told it was a bad cluster , brought car to me with a used cluster to install , we installed used cluster all works well with the exception of the milage indcator ,it is now blank - d...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L maintenance VIN: WP1AA29P74
Hi everyone, just wanted to know the correct way to manually reset the "service now" light. alldata doesnt say anything about it except to use a scanner. i know you hold down the odometer button and turn key on, then the display says service reset. after that ...
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2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L Surge VIN: YS3DD5H841
Dear automotive brain.Here is the car that wakes me up in the middel off the night and worries me badly. Please shine some light on this one.Car ren semy o.k wen it came in but had severe blow bye and slutch for oil. the car smoked a lot at start up because of...
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Accessories VIN: JN10259426
hi to all this Saab came in with a code for a secondary air pump removed pump was full of water replaced pump reconneted batt because i had to take out starter to get the pump out know i have a message immobilizer failure and gear box failure the front windows...
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1994 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT2EL43TYR
Hey guys thank you for taking the time to review this request Car came in not wanting to idle in gear, check for air leaks none changed fuel filter no change, back pressure test no chnage, when in gear you can drive it once you get pass the idle in gear. i adj...
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1995 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT4RN13P5S
HI Y'ALL!! This 95 Tacoma 4x4 2.4 5 speed bucks on accel, usually in 2nd or 3rd gear. The truck probably only went 3,000 miles last year. The problem is very intermittent.The fuel filter was dirty, not plugged, added lucas inj cleaner to tank, air fliter was r...
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1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Idle Up Valve VIN: 1NXAE09B85
Thanks all in advance. 1995 Corolla DX sedan 1.8L, automatic, has rough/low idle speed with a/c on. Idle Up Valve will operate normally (open and allow vac. to pass and raise idle speed) when a/c compressor engages and auto trans is in neutral or park only. If...
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1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT3HP10VX7
The vehicle fires and runs instantly at fast idle but stalls when put into gear. If it is let idle for 2 min every thing is great. if pulled into gear it stalls. After cranking for 30 seconds it will restart along with smell of fuel. Once running it performs a...
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2001 Toyota 4Runner 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN86R71
Hi Toyota techs, I've got a 2001 4 runner here that is setting evap codes. When I smoke checked system last time vehicle was in thru service port in engine compartment. I found smoke coming out under plastic molded section of fuel filler fill vent pipe housin... Trouble codes: P0440
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1976 Volkswagen Transporter 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2262099586
Engine runs, smokes, dumping fuel. Reman engine, new pionts, plugs wires, dist cap, fuel pressure regulater, cylinder head temp switch, and much more. any thoughts?
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L turn signal/hazard relay VIN: 3VWCK21C52
The turn signals and hazard lights work fine but after the turn signal switch cancels or the hazards are turned off the relay clicks a few times. When it is clicking none of the lights flash. I have had this problem on one other beetle and never fixed it.
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L tpms VIN: 3VWST81K36
we have a vw jetta with a tire pressure monitor light on unless tire pressures are set to 39 psi. is there a way to recalibrate sensors so light will turn off at lower tire pressure? any response will be helpful, thank you.
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1987 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX884H4
veh. will not start. does attempt to start when ign. key is released. eng mechanical seems ok t belt is in allighnment.. good spark at plugs injector pulse is there even when key is released.
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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L fuel VIN: JH4DC548X2
Thanks for all the replies,I changed both main and fuel pump relay with new parts,and pressure regulator.so far no problems.
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L trunk VIN: WBADD6329V
I own a 2000 528i and removed the cover in the trunk to see exactly where the rod is for the latch and we drilled a small hole behind the license plate to lift the rod. Man what a pain in the butt. Bad design by BMW. We replaced the latch assembly.
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L bcm VIN: 1G4CW52K2X
The body module codes turned out to be unassociated with the no start problem. Replaced cam & crank sensors and have not heard anything from the customer.
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L door locks,horn VIN: 1GC4W54K0Y
thanks to everybody my mama is happy.donald from montana made me think when he said that the driver side was the most used .it was the switch, door lock switch. all infoe was real good thanks to everybod.the switch was wore out,you could shake it and the door ...
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1990 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6EL1339L
Thanks to all, and my apologies for a somewhat misleading post. I really was only asking about the EGR tube, not a rough idle, but I did get some useful information anyway. It turns out that the consensus on the egr tubes is that a lot of them are loose, and i...
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1991 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Stall VIN: 2GCEC19K8M
replaced dist. problem went away thanks to all of you deeply apreciate all your help
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 LS 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 2GBEK19R1W
Well, I recieved so many responses that I could not answer them all so I will thank everyone here. The problem turned out to be some rust deposits outside of the rear wheel cylinders in the bore. When we bled the system the cups ran afoul with this rust, very ...
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2002 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L No Start VIN: IY1SK5280R
Well Im calling this one fixed. I talked with the customer yesterday and she stated there were no problems since the toyota coil was installed. I guess aftermarket coils just aren't made the same.. I keep you guys updated if anything changes. Trouble codes: P1300.
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L air blend door actuator VIN: 3GNEK13T52
Hello and thank you to all. The answer, as many stated, was that the acutator needed to be installed first. If you just plug it in, to make sure it is working. It will go to it's end and just be stuck. I was lucky enough to have borrowed a tech II and i could ...
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L gauges VIN: 1G1JC12F04
thanks to all who helped ,,it was a bad dash cluster, replaced it and all is well all gauges working fine tach and speedo normal thanks again bill [...]
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19Z47
Well, not sure if is 100% fixed, but customer has driven 3 days with no light. Many thanks guys(especially Justin) on your responses. The light never came on after posting this originally(go figure) - We believe it may have been a connection problem at the pcm... Trouble codes: P0449.
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Cuts out VIN: 2C3HC56F5V
Sorry it took so long to reply. I give up on this on & that kills me but I have too much other stuff to do that wont cost me money. Here is what I have done. = Installed new speed sensors.(twice) Ran three new wires from sensors to tcm. Test drove without sc...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L dash lights VIN: 1C3AL56U41
Well, the customer declined to fix the car so I won't confirm my diagnosis. I think that the problem is in the instrument cluster. I have voltage consistently when I turn the parking lamps on at the orange wire at cavity 12 of the instrument cluster which is...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L crankshaft sensor VIN: 3B7KF23W4X
thanks to everyone who replied and sorry for the delay this truck was to the dealer and back. in a nutshell the camshaft gear was the problem. it is totally different from the original.swapped cam gear and truck runs great.after some investigation the used eng...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L starter circuit VIN: 2B4G954C31
Thanks to all who replied The van is fixed replaced trans range senor although it tested good and it starts every time
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HA18D93
We pretty much eliminated every possible cause for this no start. Everything check out okay, but it still did not start. We decided to drain and refill the gas tank. The old gas was contaminated with something, possibly water. After adding new gas it started a...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32XXR
Hello all, Thank you for assistance in trying to locate a cam sensor for the '94 Ford Exployer. Napa no longer has them...they are currently out, but are able to rebuild the one off the vehicle if I send it in. They are also obsolete from Ford. I did find a s... Trouble codes: 214 (Cylinder Identification Curcuit CID Fault).
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L motor VIN: 1FMDU32X2T
thanks fellows for helping me but I notified the customer and she doesnt want to tie up a lot of money in it. You know times are hard. One of you said to watch the scanner at the wheel speed sensors. The scanner always told me no communication. it wouldnt le...
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1998 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDXE40F4W
FOUND WIRE TO CAM SENSOR OPEN INSIDE INSULATION ABOUT 2IN ABOVE CAM SENSOR Trouble codes: P0344 (cam sensor inertmittin).
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP66L6X
Thanks for the advice. Turns out I was chasing the wrong direction, apparently all of these seals leak. Turns out I finally caught the front o2's adcting up, or not acting at all. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2000 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L glow plug module connector VIN: 1FMNU40F6Y
Thanks for all the input. The dealer was not any help, saying connector was obsolete. B ut we have a motorcraft distributor I got the kit truck back on the road. Thanks
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2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP38321
First of all thanks to everyone who replied for all the help. The good news is the car seems to be fixed aftre 3 weeks of driving the bad news is we dont know what fixed it. Several of the help replies suggested that there are alot of problems with wiring lo...
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Water in oil VIN: 1FMDU64W22
Want to thank every one for your help. Vehicle was taken to Dealer for a second oppinion, where they found a crack in the block. Thanks
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L battery goes dead VIN: 2FMZA51482
hi to all who had suggestions on the wind star but i have not been able to get the van back into the shop hopefully soon and if i have any new developments i will let you know thanks again
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Glow plug light VIN: 1FTNW21P93
The responses indicate the glow plug light is hard wired to the PCM or Glow Plug module. Looks like the first step will be to scan the computer system for codes for the PCM and Instrument Cluster Module and go from there. Sorry but I haven't been able to ...
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2003 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L hood switch VIN: 2FMZA53493
Thanks for the replies Karl, Kent and Duane. This was interesting. The job started out with a battery went dead overnight complaint. So I pulled codes and found two, a B1519 and a B1308. On the KOEO test the B1519 was found I just figured tat was because th...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L 4x4 VIN: 1FTNX21L23
Well thanks to all that have replied. I was on the wrong track, but some of you knew what to look for. I thought that the hubs were holding good vacuum, but I was wrong. The vacuum drops off at the spindle (the right side) after about 1 minute when wheels a...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L OIl Pressure VIN: 1FTPW14574
I would like to thank everyone who helped a 5.4 litre newbee! I could see where the left side tenisoner seal was blown out. I replaced the timing chains along with all the tensioners and guides. The motor has a slight lifter noise, but the customer he is happy...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Calipers VIN: 1FTPX14514
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. I am amazed that there were not more tech help requests for this problem, given what I have learned. Suggestions to check fluid contamination were excellent. Restrictions in the hoses also great advice. Both were check...
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2007 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAHP31N67
Thanks for all the great replies, some excellent help for sure. Many of you said check the throttle body, which I did, many times, the curb idle screw had not been tampered with, but I did agree with one post about the TP voltage seeming a little high, this w... Trouble codes: P0507 (IAC system rpm above expected).
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L push rods VIN: 1GTHK23152
Dear technicians. We finally found the problem with this truck, even though we aren't finished with it. I recieved 5 replies on this post. One thought it might be bad injector O rings, allowing oil into the cylinders, another thought it might be caused by the ...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GTHK29183
Well, we were checking the truck over and it started. We ran every test we could possibly run and could find nothing wrong. Wee kept the truck for 3 days, starting it, stopping it, leaving it overnight. No way could we get the thing to act up so we let it go. ...
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1989 Honda Civic 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2HGED634XK
The original Diagnosis held up with this one. It seems that honda's o2 sensor is bias lean (by design) to operate this units emmissions system. Stock O2 sensor is a bias lean [...] and all the after market sensors I've used worked in normal perammeters, bu...
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2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1858Y
HEY GENTLEMEN IVE COME TO GET THIS CUSTOMER AN INSPECTION HOWEVER DID NOT YET GET THE EVAP MONITOR TO RUN YET SO IM KEEPING MY FINGERS CROSSED THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED. Trouble codes: P1456.
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L hydraulic system VIN: 1HGCG22572
This car has not been repaired as of yet. We did return to customer after other suggested repair procedures made no difference. Thanks to all that responded. We are working with a Honda tech service in an attempt to solve this problem. We will keep you updated...
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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG73E28
Hello fellow techs, thank you all very much for the responces, very good information, the vehicle finally came back in for 1st service, customer claims light never came on so i scanned to confirm no pending codes, i dont really know what was done to fix the pr... Trouble codes: P2187, P2189.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L Air Bag Light VIN: 1J8GW68J72
Thanks for all the replies, and sorry for the delay, just wanted to make sure it didnt come back to haunt me. Most of you hit the nail on the head with clockspring being the problem. Bill said may be seat belt pre-tensioner or driver buckle, checked both of th...
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1994 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Lack of power VIN: JM3LV5221R
After eliminating all of the more obvious probable causes, I decided to focus on the O2 sensor since the symptom didn't appear for about 30 seconds or so after starting the engine dead cold (indicating that it could be related to when the engine goes into clos...
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1997 Mazda MX-6 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JM1GD3113J
Thanks to all who replied. Tony hit it on the head.I took the original distributor (oem) and installed a factory ignitor and built a new harness to the coil from the distributor reusing the grommet and noise suppressor.Vehicle ran for an hour then survived a 2...
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2006 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L Alternator VIN: 4F2CZ94186
We put an alternator on it and its been two weeks now and no light. Fixed! Everyone that replied said to replace the Alt. and check the plug for it. Thanks to everyone that replied! Another one fixed!
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