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1986 BMW 735i 3.4L no forward VIN: WBAFH3400G
the BMW came in with no forward gears but good reverse. this being a very experienced car (old) I replaced the transmission with a good unit from a wrecking yard. all was well , I took it on 3 test drives and it worked perfect. the car had sat for 5 years beca...
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1994 BMW 740i 4.0L trans VIN: WBAGD4327R
thanks in advance, I have this 740i BMW with a drivability issue. Wile driving this car the shift program light iluminates and the trans defaults into what feels like it is in limp home mode. If you pull over and sit for a wile then restart things are fine. I ...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L SRS Lite VIN: WBAAM3330X
Hi Bemmer guru's, We have this 323i that was in a front crash and both front bags deployed. The body shop has been messing with this customer for over a year to solve this problem, it has codes: right side occupancy sensor, right side firing circuit, and ECU f...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6339X
the customer started this bmw in the am, backed out of the drivway and got to the corner when it started to run realy bad, the engine light poped on and we believe the traction control light may have come on at the same time. the car was towed to our srop wher...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3339X
Running lean p1189 (228) need help with this bmw, came in with bunch of codes, cleared codes and drove till mil. foud 4 lean codes and missfire. missfireing and ligh backfire heard in intake like a lean backfire only when first started. then short term goes +2... Trouble codes: P1188, P1189, P0300
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2009 BMW X5 xDrive48i 4.8L rack & pinion VIN: 5UXFE83539
Hello out there. We have a 08/09 bmw x5 here that we just replaced the rack on...the rack, steering wheel are centered, but the steering is still off...more threads on right side than left. It also has active steering, which doesn't help. Can anyone offer any ...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G4GD22165
i got a 95 riviera that came in for running rough. checked for codes and it had P1361 and P1670. when you start the vehicle it starts and runs ok but when you power stand it or drive it it starts bucking and poping and will not accelerate. on the scan data it ... Trouble codes: P1361 (ignition control malfunction), P1670 (quad driver4 malfunction)
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2003 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L ABS/ TCS lamps VIN: 1G4HR54KX3
this lasabre has a intermitant ABS, TCS lamps coming on issue. they come on and go off at will. everytime I check for DTC's there are no DTC's present. customer brought car in with both lights on and left it running. I scanned with auto enginuity PC based scan...
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1991 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1LT53T3M
CAR CAME IN WITH INTERMITTANT STALL WHEN HOT CHECKED MAP CHANGED CRAN SENSOR REPLACED COMPUTER NOW NO LONGER STALLING. CUSTOMER PICKED UP CAR AND RETURNED NEXT DAY WANTING OIL LEAK REPAIRED. OIL LEAK WAS FROM THE INTAKE MANIFOLD. REPLACED GASKETS AND ALSO RESE... Trouble codes: 15 (temp sensor open)
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L wipers VIN: 2Q1FP22P9S
Help!! This Camaro is giving us (And the Owner)fits!! It intermittently has a "ticking" noise coming from the wiper motor that sounds similar to when the intermittent wipers cycle. It happens with the wipers in the off position and will sometimes start the ryt...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GCCS194XX
This one was towed in for a crank no start. i installed my fuel pressure gauge and attempted to start the vehicle. Fuel pressure is at 45psi,but the engine sounds like it has no compression, and is popping through the intake. my first thought was a timing chai...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC16R3X
Vehicle was previously serviced for EGR codes with a replacement EGR valve from NAPA. Came back with MIL, p404 Digital EGR system open performance. Replaced gasket with screen gasket. Came back, while checking valve for malfunction, ear broke and valve was rep... Trouble codes: P0404
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Temp Gauge VIN: 2G1WF55E5Y
The car came in for fluctuating temp gauge. Found water pump and lower intake leaking. Repaired and I still have a temp gauge moving around. I have a napa block tester and have tried block testing it at various temps it will not turn yellow!! I tried using a l...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCEC14W91
Hey Guys, My Alldata computer is down again and I have this 4.3 chev pickup with a bad random missfire in 1 and 2 cylinders. I have since put AC Delco plugs wires cap and rotor but have also discovered that it has some stupid readings on the Sensors. Such as C... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK29121
wanted to know if anyone has this issue and does anone know if intake heater can ruin a new controler help desprate customer is becomming a pain in the a## Trouble codes: P540, P380
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L cylinder head VIN: 1G1NE52J63
thanks in advance: we had this car come in [...] ago, 14k miles ago with a dead cylinder and major noise under the rear valve cover. the rocker bolt on the intake valve had pulled out of the head threads and all on the #5 cylinder. we installed a completely...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK23123
Truck has extended crank time when and if it does start. Trying to prime fuel system does not help. It will always start and run by using carb cleaner or WD-40. I dont like using starting fluid if i can help it. Once it starts, it runs good and drives down the...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) SX 3.8L Fluid leak VIN: 1C4GP0418X
Ive got this van in the shop that keeps loosing trans fluid, customer had brought it in about 3 wks ago with a leak and it appeared to be coming from the axle seals, so we replaced seals went thru a few test drives with no more leak. Well she brought it back a...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L bat drain VIN: R5WH257995
`Bat drain from fuse 7. feeds cluster,multifunction switch and park relay.Only get drain to disappear by removing cluster.Disconnect any other components drain remains including body computer. Installed used unit same result.Used unit has even less kilometers ...
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Dies VIN: 1B4GP54L4W
Ok, the customer complained of dieing on country roads or just whenever intermittently. Vehicle sat for [...] then they decided to fix. At first i couldnt get the vehilce to die, but after a while i got it to die on cold start ups after a couple minutes. Am... Trouble codes: 12 (Battery voltage low. in transmission side of scanner), 34 (System undervoltage. ABS side)
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, exhaust smoke VIN: 2B3HD46R8X
Thanks in advance to any and all who can point me in the right direction! This bucks and jerks badly at any throttle position going down the road. The tachometer drops at least 500 rpm whenever it acts up. There were no codes but intermittently the scan tool (...
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B4HS28N11
this car has poor fuel mileage and blow black smoke at idle. i replaced upsteam and down stream and found power steering fluid in connectors and then looked and found power steering sensor leaking fluid. i replaced power steering sensor and clean all connector... Trouble codes: P0171
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1995 Ford F-250 Special 5.8L Suspension VIN: 1FTHXZ6HOS
Never seen this before. When the truck rolls in reverse in gear or not, the front suspension will squat almost to the bump stops causing the front camber to go way negative. You roll forward and the spring relax the front end comes up and the wheels return to ...
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2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L low power VIN: 1FDPS24LX1
vehicle has low power uphill. and baro stays at 47 were at around 1000 feet above sea level .hertz.pcm was updated. cant complete drive cycle. no vacum leaks.mass air flow was replced didnt help so we put the old one back.i apreciate any help working on it all... Trouble codes: P1000
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31P13
In January we replaced the glow plugs & high pressure oil pump for hard start & smoking & no power, plus new filters & service. Truck was running great until about a week ago when it died on road. Has code P2623 stored in memory. According to ShopKey following... Trouble codes: P
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU93143
hello i am haveing trouble with a code for the cam sensor po340. the truck had a exstended crank. i have cleard the code but it comes back even after a cam sensor replacement on the left bank. all data only list one sensor the one a replaced. but ford seems to... Trouble codes: P0340
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L fluid level VIN: 1FAF953285
Taurus came in, complaint-no power steering,fluid overflows. Found fluid low, no visible leaks. Filled resevoir, did P/S flush, vacuum bled system to get all air out. Now has power steering. Fluid at proper level, shut off car, level overflowed out top of rese...
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1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 7.4L Misfire VIN: 1GTHK33J0V
Hello folks. I hope someone can help with this one. A year ago it came to me for backfiring, poor running etc. The garage that installed the engine gave up trying to rectify. Customer complaint of spitting and coughing intermittant-was worse cold, but now all ...
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1998 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GTEC19R2W
Thank you in advance for all replys,Truck came in for a no start at times scanned all systems and found code one code in history B2960. Installed a new ignition lock and also a new ignition switch assy. Tried to do a auto relearn and no luck.cycle on key and s...
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2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Stall VIN: 1GFK16Z52J
Well we have a mystery here. Customer came in about 2 months ago and said that his 02 Yukon XL Vin Z would die when he went to pass some one and it wouldn't just cruising 55-60. We just came in today and said it was still doing the same thing. Customer then st...
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1998 Honda Civic CX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6326W
we changed catalyst and both o2 and nothing changed,always p0420, is it possible of a leak at the manifold gasket,he is new Trouble codes: P0420
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L coils VIN: KMHDN45DX2
this car was towed in for a no start condition. it has injector pulse and crank signal. has dtc's p0300, p0301, p0302, p0303, and p0304. i found that the car had no spark and when i put a noid light on the coil connector the light lit very very dimly every onc...
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN46D45
Good Morning Hyundai experts This vehicle presented itself as that classic cranks but wont start. The owner said that he was driving home, when suddenly the car began to lose power and surge. Luckily he made it the short distance home, and now it cranks but w...
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1992 Infiniti M30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNXHF16C5N
I need help with the injector color on these.. With my best judgement I can see blue crimps at the hose connections at each injector. Recieved injectors that are [...] and the connectors are different so I assume that is the other color. which means maybe...
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.6L No Start VIN: 4S2CG58EXR
Hi Guys This suv came in with the complaint of hard to start. the customer says that if you cycle the key 3-4 times it will start. I have just completed Replaced Cap, rotor, plugs wires, did a motorvac 2 times back to back and replaced fuel pump, replaced alot...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L no 3-4 shift VIN: 4S2DM58W7Y
the vehicle works flawlessly on 1-2, 2-3 shifts including lockup. we have re-examined the valve body, solenoids, check balls and gaskets with no tell-tell signs of cause of the problem. no codes, no shift.
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL58KX3
Replaced speed sensor, still no speedo. Hate to throw parts at it if I dont have to, any help you can give, I would be very grateful. Loosing way too much hair on this one. Thanks for any help you can give me. Trouble codes: P0500 (speedometer inop)
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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM91V9P
can anyone tell me how the vref voltage can be battery voltage at most of the engine sensors and fuel injectors? computer???
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2006 Lincoln LS Sport 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A33
Codes refer to ignition coil circuit malfunctions, however, all coils are firing properly. Injectors 3 and 6 are not being commanded to pulse. You can see them pulse maybe once or twice every 10 seconds or so. I cleared codes and all four came back. Based on t... Trouble codes: P0353, P0356, P0357, P0358
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L readiness monitor VIN: 1N4DL01D8W
Got this Altima from another shop that has had it for 2 weeks, the issue is that the monitors for the O2, O2 heater and EGR will not run. The other shop swapped the ECU no change, new B1S1 O2 and no change. There is no codes being stored, OE O2 seems to functi...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
This little gem came to me from another shop, sort of, I hate to be long winded, but I need to on this one. Car came in with an intermittant stall at idle, and an intermittant buck and jerk at 30-40 mph. Pulled codes and got a P0505, as we all know by now is t... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle air control aux. air control valve)
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WH5ZM55
this is my sons car and i am unfamiliar with gm cars. borrowed otc scan tool and read faults fault stored for egr solenoid 3 error stored and not present. r and r egr valve. mil light still comming on. r and i egr valve. ran top engine cleaner through egr port... Trouble codes: 77 (egr soleniod 3 error)
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C4V
This car is one of those that doesn't want to leave. Plugs and wires were replaced for arcing out, that repaired the miss under load, but now I had lean codes. That turned out to be the plenum gaskets, but that's where the problem started. The first set of gas... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L interior lights VIN: 1G3WX52H42
Hello, this Intrigue has no interior/courtesy lights. The lights will ocasionaly work, but usualy they do not work, and will after a few minutes blow the fuse. Thanks, Tom
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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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1997 Saab 900 SE 2.5L No Start VIN: YS3DF58V8V
Hi I dont see many Saabs car came in for intermittent crank but no start.I current ramped the pump and it looks good. I have Saab WIS and a tech 2 with Saab software but I need some final clarification on how this system should work.Should the fuel pump cycle ... Trouble codes: P1614
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2005 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L xenon lights VIN: YS3EH45G35
hope to get some help from a good saab tech out there. I doint work on many of this make. the problem is i have a xenon head light malfunction light on the dash the lights are aiming down. I have two codes b3410 and b3420 front and rear actuators open or short...
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1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy
I havent had my butt kicked like this before . Here is the story . customer complains of hard start in morning stalling on decel , surging idle . I found a jet inm the carb leaking when the truck was off and key in pocket . Replaced carb. , fuel pump , air fil...
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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Air bag VIN: 5TELU42N36
My customer bought this pickup because it was such a "great deal". It had been wrecked and repaired on the right front. I looks like it was kind of scabbed together, but that is not the problem. He had no horn and the airbag light was on. Simple, right? The cr...
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2008 Toyota Prius 1.5L door locks VIN: JTDKB20U08
I bought this car at the auction and someone stole the keys from their lot. I took the car to toyota dealer and purchased 2 smart keys and had them program them. The keys will start the vehicle if inserted in the slot, but do not have the smart function or doo...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L batery & alternator workshop light VIN: WVWWH63B52
CUSTOMER RETURNED LIGHTS CAME ON FOR A SHORT TIME TODAY, NOT ON WHEN VEHICLE TESTED, BATTERY AND ALTERNATOR TESTS GOOD. CHECKED FOR IPC CODES= NONE,nO ECM CODES EITHER CHECKED FOR TSB'S NONE FOUND SEARCH ON INTERNET SHOWS MANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE "ALTERNATOR W...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L steering gear VIN: WVWTH63B03
This Passat has a faulty steering gear and I need to replace it. My problem is I can't see how to remove the pressure and return hose banjo bolts and fittings. I can see them, but Alldata shows removing them with a socket and extension from below. There is a h...
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1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L engine VIN: YV1LZ5640W
I have a 1998 Volvo V70 XC that is building up very high crankcase pressure. It's so bad that it blew out the cam seal. We fixed that, but I fear that driving it will blow out the seal again. After reading similar posts, and considering the high mileage on the...
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS97DX1
Hello volvo techs, hopefully someone can shed some light on this one, customer complained mil on and idles rough at times, found p0011 camshaft position a performance & p0300 random misfire. have tested reset valve shows good. our scanner will not show cam ang... Trouble codes: P0011, P0300
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1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L shift solnoid VIN: YV1TS97D5X
code po751 shift solenoid "a" problem performance or off. checked harness looks good common ground so assume because the other solenoid is working it is good. power commanded on by computer but haven't check that. drop tranny (partial) side cover off and repla...
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start, stalls hot no spark VIN: YV1TS94D11
this car has this problem like clock work, stalls hot no restart, was running engine at 3000rpm to get it hot after crank sensor and engine shut off as if you turned it off. good fuel pressure and has no spark. will restart after it cools. im a merceds tech at...
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2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS59V24
This vehicle is back with a recurring ECM-130A AIR LEAKAGE INTAKE ECM-262A LONG TERM FUEL TRIM, BANK 1 ECM-261A LONG TERM FUEL TRIM, BANK 1 Codes. Please see history for all we have tried. Unfortunately it only seems to occur infrequently. Each time the car... Trouble codes: ECM13, ECM26, ECM26
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L lamp indicator VIN: XXXPM52336
This one is fixed. As several of you suggested, it was a bad ground (yes, all of the lights work, including the lic. plate lamps). Hard to see, but the ground terminal in the connector for the offending lamp housing was ever so slightly burned. Running a ne...
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L tire monitor VIN: WBAVB73567
Thank you to all that took the time to help. The tire monitor can be reset using the buttons on the turn signal lever. Use the rocker type switch to scrol to the tire pressure reset then hold the BC button until reset is checked then drive the car. I was not a...
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1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD52B0R
thanks you all whom replied, oil damage the insulation causing a short main engine harness(outside look nice and dry,not on the inside)Thanks Raymound. Trouble codes: P0041, P0053.
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2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Rattling noise VIN: 1GYEK63N32
Due to the misfire codes, we were leaning toward valvetrain damage & would address the carbon problem when the heads were off, but alas, the vehicle was not to return. Customer was finally reached today, & he states that while on road, engine developed a "lowe...
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1977 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L relay VIN: 1Z37X7S447
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED, MIKE & STEVE HIT IT RIGHT ON!! IT IS THE RELAY FOR THE SECURITY SYSTEM, WE MONITORED THE WIRES WHILE WORKING THE LEFT DOOR LOCK CYLINDER AND ONE WIRE RESPONDED TO THE CHANGES. NEITHER US OR THE CUSTOMER KNEW IT HAD SECURITY. TH...
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L harmonic balancer VIN: 2G1FP22K9T
it was one of those days when thinking must have been a problem, and i had a thinking one for sure.anyway all that needed to be done waas to remove pivot from puller and install a push rod[cut to fit] insert into puller and in to crnk hole and came out rosy. w...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W8W
THANKS TO ALL WHO TOOK THE TIME TO REPLY. A COUPLE OF YOU GUYS WHERE RIGHT ON.ONCE I CLIMBED UP UNDER HOOD THE RIVETED PIECE BELOW THROTTLE PLATE WAS MISSING AND AIR WAS GOING THRU HOLES.REMOVED PHELUMN AND PIECES LEFTED IN THERE.REPLACED T/B AND ALL IS WELL T... Trouble codes: P0101, P0108, P0304, P0507.
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L gauges, lights VIN: 1GNDT13W3X
sorry for the delay in posting an update or fix, customer needed vehicle back and has since missed 3 appointments for re-inspection, vehicle has not acted up again for him, so it's obviously not high on his priority list. I plan to disconnect the IPC next whe...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Drops to neutral VIN: 1GCHK23181
This baby is fixed. Thank ALL of you for replying. I checked for power loss from ignition switch, which I didn't think was occurring because the pnrdl never malfunctioned. I did so at the fuse panel, always had charging volts. I rechecked for loose rear shaft/...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L 2-1 downshift VIN: 1GCHK232X4
I received 5 replies that mentioned possible sticking valve or solenoid in trans, sticking drive shaft yoke, re-flash, worn transfer case housing, or over sized tires. My problem is this does not occur often enough to pin down what is wrong. There is no curren...
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z66 5.3L transfer case VIN: 3GNEK12T24
This is a great system.It finally came on when i could scan it.The problem was the shift motor sticking sometimes.Code 3027 in history finally showed up.Replaced motor and all is well.Thanks to all.
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Starting VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
Recieved several replies within a day. One reply stated that the SKIM would not cause the engine not to crank. Alldata said after 6 attemps it would cause a no crank condition. One person said to check the ignition switch for breakage and another one said to c...
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2002 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD36M72
I'm going to color it "fixed" LOL It was a two fold problem.I noticed after checking the wiring for shorts and grounds, the duty cycle on the heaters picked up a bit,so I went back and cleaned all the connectors and pins at the PCM.Immediately after,... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152.
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1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B7FL26X5K
Just updating everyone on the dakota, We decided to clean all the metal off the magnet and replace the filter. With fresh fluid and some lucas it is now shifting right every time and has yet to give us any issues. We will re-evaluate in another haundred mile...
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B4HR28Z7X
This is a intermitten problem. So far the vehicle hasn't act up again so i couldn't disconnect the crank sensor and customer need vehicle back today. I check all the ground and power wire and everything seem to work fine. Thanks to everyone who have tried to h...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L cluster inop VIN: Z63J517159
Thanks for the replies, a new cluster fixed this one. Didn't get as many replies as I thought I would. After reading some archive postings it seems like a common problem.Still not sure why it had to happen right after we worked on it but we had a very understa...
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2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Surge VIN: 1D7HG32N93
Thanks for all the up on this one. I checked the alternator, under 500 mv a/c. Replaced the TPS and retested with lab scope patterns still has noise but better- adding extra ground to TPS ground circuit did not help. Test drive after repair no problem felt OD ...
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2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R44
This vehicle unfortunately is not fixed. I did receive replies from Carlo in Quebec and James in Ohio about doing a crank relearn. I did the only thing that our scan tools would do which was to clear cam/crank syc so that it would maybe relearn it. The local D... Trouble codes: P0344 (cam/crank sync).
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1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start, starts and stalls VIN: 1FAC234567
i believe i fixed the problem. (accidently) i must have been wrong about the other curcuits being ok when the car died. i found a bad computer relay. i noticed it continuesly clicking while the car was dying. i checked the resistance between terminal 85 and 86... Trouble codes: P0231.
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1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Power Door Lock VIN: 1FMZU34E6X
Thank you all for help, i truly appreciate all your replies. Many of the replies i received, was telling me to check the wiring routing through the protective boots in the door. I checked those boots, and found on the drivers door, a broken wire, but it was a...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L pass key VIN: 1FTYR10V9X
First off, thank-you to all who replied. IATN has helped me again with a Ford problem child. Brian [...]' recommendation was the closest to our fix. We traced our problem to a broken wire(green w/orange) to pats key transceiver connector. We repaired the wire...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNX2NF0X
thanks to evan from texas.bob from virginia.robert from west va.chris from penn.daniel from missouri and jimmy from az they all had good test ideas with the injector o-rings. i didnt see any leaking oil to the outside under the covers. but i replaced the o-ri...
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FAFP4048Y
Thanks to all the techs that gave great advise. Ran through the diagnostics with autoline, and also checkes there weren't any shorts or power feedbacks. I ended up changing the computer again. so far almost a month no problems heard from the customer. Thanks a... Trouble codes: U1262 (SCP data fault for J1850 bus).
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMFU18L21
Thanks for everybodys input, rechecked all power and grounds again put another reman computer in this time it was better. Thanks for everybodys help.
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C11
After re-thinking my previous work and reading my trim numbers on the road, I replaced the new aftermarket air mass meter with a factory motorcraft unit. The trim numbers came down and I believe this one is now fixed. thanks Trouble codes: P0171.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Surge, LOW POWER VIN: 1FMZU73E42
MILO, RANDALL, AND DAVID HIT IT! Good spark, good fuel, good timing, unplug the MAF DUH! Thanks for the help, felt stupid we have helped other shops over the phone to try this step that we skipped.
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU83K93
Thank you all. I did end up replacing the iac. it seems to be ok so far. I never got it to give me a problem but, with no codes and only all of your suggestions it seemed probable that was the problem. Plus the iac from ford was only $50. Worth a try. Thanks ...
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2007 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L stabilitrac VIN: 1GKET16S86
Thanks for everyone's help. Sounds like in addition to programming issues and sensor replacement a TECH 2 will be required to complete this mission and since I don't have access to one we referred this one back to the dealer (unfortunately), something that we...
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L speedo VIN: 2HKRL18691
still not working i'm going to speed my sat. with this thing hoping to avoid distraction from the phone and customer to get to the bottem of this. customer took to dealer the said it needed a new cluster 700.00 but after the installed it and it didn't fix it ...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge, Misfire, sputters VIN: 1J4GW48S34
Sorry for the delay in posting, but the customer goes to college out of state, and we only see her on break. The last time that she was in, we put in an O.E. TPS from Jeep, with a new soldered in pigtail, and all is well in Jeepland. Thanks for the replies. ... Trouble codes: P0122 (TPS voltage low).
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L ride height VIN: 1LNLM97V3W
Thank you for all the replies. The vehicle came by and we checked the trunk. We heard a slight hissing noise like stated. Right between the spare tire and the back of the back seat under the carpet lays a hose tee that the lines snap into. Not a great place fo...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Differential VIN: WDBKK65FX1
removed the differential from the car. replaced the seal on the bench. changed the oil. I think next time I would charge 4 hours instead of the Alldata 2.9 hrs. Thanks, Jeff
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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 3.0L reset VIN: WDBWK54F17
Thanks to all. Just what I needed. And then some. Appreciate the fast replies. None of what was All Data was right. We got the reminder cleared and we are able to do others when they come in. DocId=10...
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1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD16Y9T
Customer declined and further diag. Thanks to all who offered advice on this issue, it was greatly appreciated! Here is a list of parts that did not fix this problem, map sensor, map/baro solenoid, ecm, checked for vacuum leaks, checked wiring from map/baro se... Trouble codes: P1105, P0105.
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D21
The fix was a new ECM. After verifying all other possible sensors and wiring was good and that the connections were good I went with the ECM. I was a little worried about making that decision, but with all your help, I was able to eliminate other possible pr...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ52MOR
Thank you to all that sent info. After having time to get back to it I installed a pcm and she runs like a champ. Trouble codes: 86 (Analog/Digital ECM error).
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 3VWSR69M44
Hey guys!! You all are so Awsome for taking your time to respond to my problem. i am calling this one a fix because it was 19 degrees out this a.m. and all went well. now with out writing a book here is what i did. i read ALL replys and started going back over... Trouble codes: P0128.
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L air bag VIN: 3VWCK31C15
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIEDED. I TOOK IT TO THE DEALER, THEY REPLACED THE MODUAL AGAIN AND DID THEIR THING.THE AIR BAG LIGHT IS OFF.
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1997 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L a/c compressor VIN: YV1LS5640V
I GOT A BELT FROM NAPA , ROUTING WAS ONLY SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT. IT WORKS PERFECTLY. THANKS FOR THE HELP.
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2002 Volvo C70 2.4L hood release
Many thanks to all that replied, in the end we took on board a little of what you all suggested and the job took less than 30 minutes. Firstly let me clarify that both bonnet catches were still locked as the main cable from in the car had broken. We raised th...
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