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2003 Acura TL 3.2L 2-3 shift VIN: 19UUA56693
Hi guys, this car came in the shop with a harsh 2-3 shift and black fluid.No codes were present.We inspected the unit and found the 3rd clutch was burnt. Rebuilt the unit with new seals,clutches,solenoids,converter,and installed a new piston and spring kit in ...
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: WAUDC68D01
This Audi is starting to drive me insane: Car runs fine, if it fires up--multiple times it will just crank and crank but will not run. Car has had a CEL light for some time indicating rich running, however the no run symptom has started up just recently. One o...
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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L unknown VIN: WBACC9323W
Good customer, car always kept in great shape. Drove in with a hellacious noise coming from the engine. Almost sounds like a broken timing chain guide or rail. But noise is loudest at the bell housing area. Almost as if the starter is staying engaged, or somet...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L Throttle body VIN: WBACD4321W
I also found several o2 sensor codes that I do not remember but I will update this post tomorrow.
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2002 BMW 318i 1.9L abs module VIN: WBAAZ72070
Hi There This BMW has the abs warning light on in the instrument cluster. Retrieved fault codes,5DF4 system voltage (9 volts. 5DF5 internal fault control module. Cleared fault codes,cycle ignition off,on and fault 5DF5 comes back. Its seems to me a new contr...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L power window VIN: 1G6KD54Y52
This car has no power windows working. I am getting u1000 in all the door modules and drivers switch. The switch is new, the DDM is new. We tried a RIM still do operation. When the car is running, the battery light is on. It is charging though. Also the radio ...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W8X
Hey guys, here we go again. I have a vehicle in that has the check engine light on. I have checked the codes and it showed PO300, random misfire. I have done a tune-up which included, cap, rotor, wires, plugs, fuel filter and air filter. I have also cleaned th... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
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2000 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L fuel ga VIN: IGNFG15R5Y
fuel ga at dash when key on goes to half and slowly like alittle robot break dances down to 1/4 and back to 1/2 and a little over the half mark,kind of like a notch at a time mechanically speaking but should be smooth?tank was not pulled but did have problems ...
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1994 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2C3ED446F4
the vehicle runs irractic on accel. & under a load above 1500 rpm. the tac fluctuates irratic & the cruise control light flashes when the break up occurs. we we tried a computer out of a running vehicle, crank sensor, tried another good coil pack, new plugs & ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0303 (misfire on cyl 3)
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Starting VIN: 1C3EL55401
checked for battery draw 50 to 30 milli amps over night ok but after two days completely dead
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L wheel studs VIN: 2C3HE66G61
Does Anti Seize Cause Wheel Stud Failuer Or Breakage An How Many Shops Use It To ligtly Coat The Threads.
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Keyless Entry VIN: 2C3KA63H66
The owner has 3 keys(with fobs included) all 3 started acting up at the same time. They only work very intermittently, most of the time they are inop completely, but no problem starting car. I have programmed 1 new key with the same results, I have also replac...
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1994 Dodge Dakota 3.9L fuel gauge VIN: 1B7FL26X9R
fuel gauge reads empty all the time. low fuel light not on. inspected and verified sending unit has grounds and voltage. can make low fuel light come on by suppling correct voltage.
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L windshield wiper VIN: 2B3HD56F75
car runs great,interior lights stay on,wipers work only on push for temporary wipe,regular hi & low don`t work,have to pull certain fuse for lights to go off,a/c vents are intermient,blows good but sometimes at defrost pretty regular and at time if you turn of...
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1997 Dodge Caravan 2.4L steering wheel VIN: 2B4FP25B2V
This is a puzzle, I had done many steering wheels, but this one is a challenge. Thanks to you all.
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L alt,cluster VIN: 3B7KF2660W
I brought this truck in to do front brakes,LOF and fuel filter and batteries.The truck had been sitting all winter and the batteries had been frozen and were dead.I noticed when I restarted the vehicle the gauges in the cluster were inop,except the tach ,all t...
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2006 Dodge Durango Adventurer 4.7L spitting fuel VIN: 1D4HD48N36
customer states that while refueling,fuel will spray back at him when the pump nozzle shuts off automatically.No codes present and all other evap valves appear to be working.Dealer states that they replace the entire gas tank to fix this problem.Does anyone kn...
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1966 Ford fairlane 390CID 2-3 shift VIN: MA1Z63B462
thanks guys , i have a 66 fairlane 390 c6 3spd will not shift into 3rd , this car is fairly new to me and is my first old ford , always been a gm guy,i tried a new mod valve no difference ,fluids real clean not burnt at all,nice 1-2 shift,ive read some confusi...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTJW36F3T
Good Friday everyone, Got this power stroke that came in one the hook. Cust said it would start but run so bad that it did not have enough power to move. I went to move it and it ran like crap. Grabbed the mighty modis and got the codes p0261 and p1298. I star... Trouble codes: P0261, P1298
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F0Y
This vehicle came in with a start stall problem. The customer said that after he started it cold the check engine light came on and it stalled, then it wouldn't start untill the check engine light went off. I test drove and nothing happend. The customer said i...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Delayed 1st Gear VIN: 1FMZU73K73
Problem is after repairs where completed customer picked up vehicle and stated intermittenly there was no first gear after coming to a stop. Verified complaint checked fluid level @120f tft fast drip. Disconnected battery shoted together for 10min reconnected ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDWX37P33
Customer had truck stall and not restart. The truck has been to the dealer four times for this issue and still does this on occassion. Right now the truck will start and die immediately with white smoke coming for tail pipe while cranking. Once I did get it st...
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1997 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTCS19W1V
Hi everybody, i have this GMC pickup with no start problem, the owner stated that he was driving it and stoped suddenly and refused to start, towed to my shop,i scanned on my scanner no faults, i checked for fuel pressure is 20 psi, removed the tank and instal...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L instrument cluster VIN: 1GTEK19R2W
After installing a new ip illumination bulb, not airbag, in the cluster I now have an airbag light on with code 1054 infl Rst ip mod sw circuit fail. What the heck could I have done here? The light was not on when I removed the ip.
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2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 8.1L Battery Drain VIN: 1GCHK29GX6
Hello! Having a issue with a 160 milliamp draw!! Truck will not start after sitting for 2 days, has brand new Optima battery, charging system is perfect. There is a 4 hour time out procedure due to a dual heater control system, (found T.S.B. on that) which i p...
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Droan VIN: 1HGCD5639V
Hi All, I have this Accord that is actually mine. I have had this vehicle for a few years. Ever since I bought it it has had an annoying exhaust droan. The droan seems to be coming from the front of the car. It happens between 2250 and 2600 rpms. All other rpm...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGCG1654W
Hey all and happy spring!!! I have a mobile repair going on here. I went to look at the vehicle. It has set since 06 but has been frequently started and been kept with fresh fuel. The idle fluctuates always but it never drops enough to stall, recovers and then...
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1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L OBD Sys, "not ready" VIN: JHMEJ6624W
Hi Everyone and thanks in advance for the help. Anyway this vehicle has gone to 2 emission stations and say that could not be tested because OBD II system "not ready" saying that Catalyst not ready, O2 sensor not ready, Evaporative not ready, battery never bee...
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2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1HGFA16546
fellow members.this car came in to the shop with crank no start condition after a few checks the spark plug get flooded i cleaned them. the the engine runs for couple of seconds and cut off i see cranking rpm the fuel press. is good, no codes i thought it was ...
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L belts VIN: KM8SB73D64
We have a good lady customer with a squeaky serpentine belt when cold. The squeak is coming from the a/c compressor pulley. We had the same squeak a little over a year ago and ended up changing the a/c compressor pulley with bearing(new one from Hyundai) to re...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Red brake light on VIN: SALME11434
Hello and Help from Range Rover gurus. I have this Range Rover which we just installed New OE Rover pads and rotors on all the way around, also new wear sensors. But the red brake light is staying on. Not the ABS light, Not the parking brake light, No lights f...
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2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L deploable running boards VIN: 5LMFU28595
passenger side deployable running board was stuck half way deployed. when passenger side door was opened motor would run & running board would move a little. found rear idler bracket/ pivot frozen. replaced idler & now running board will work once & then not w...
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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Radio VIN: JM1BK12F56
We are just about ready to give up on this car but want to try IATN first. Customer brought to us for no sound coming from radio speakers and no door lock operation. We believe we have some sort of CAN wiring problem. Radio's computer communicates with all oth...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBGA32G1X
car runs unstable at icle specially when hot cyl nu 5 an6 do not run ok and 4 also in smoth running in scan number over 3.5 and the adap over 10. found spark plug cyl 1,2,3 slighly black and cyl 4,5,6 closer to white, there is no vacuum leak, could it be the v... Trouble codes: P0306, 05, 04 (missing on cyl 5 and 6 and 4)
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1997 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Idle VIN: JA4MT31P9V
Hey guys the shop is slammed, see if I can cut to the chase. This Montero sport came in barley running . We noticed it ran good till it came up to temp, then would pulsate, stall and seem to starve for fuel, power under a load, hold down the gas it will eventu...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Park/Neutral Switch VIN: 5N1ED28Y6Y
Hi Techs, This Xterra keeps coming back with a MIL on with P0705 and/or P1706. Both are for the Park/Neutral Switch. The Switch has been replaced with an OEM one, but the problem has returned a month later. We already checked the voltage output from the switc...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D73
We have a 03 Sentra that will not run or will run very poorly when cold. If I can keep it running long enough it will eventually clean up and start running fine. When it is doing this, code P0340 CMP fault sets immediately. The customer has replaced both the C... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit)
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP4434V
Customer brought vehicle back to the dealer they bought it from with a check engine light on. They replaced the cap,rotor,plugs,and wires. Customer drove van for two days and the light came back on. Brought van back and now we got it to find problem. We rechec... Trouble codes: P0300
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G2HZ5416Y
This car is on its 3rd engine in the last 6 mo. 1st engine unknown problem. 2nd engine broke a rod. 3rd engine dropped a valve. This engine ran perfect for a month. Customer brings car to me and explains history, Complaining of a missfire. Cylinders 4 and 6 mi...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L ABS, Traction Control & ETS VIN: 1G2WP52K72
OTC Scantool indicates a C0156 code, a hard failure, it will clear, but it returns immediately as soon as you start to drive forward. According to Alldata C0156 is the RH Traction Control Solenoid Circuit #2. Alldata's chart for C0156 is vague, but it's only ...
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2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L oiling VIN: 1G2ZF55B06
Good morning, this car has an upper engine noise. The customer started to replace the timing chains himself, then towed it in for me to finish. There was play in the silent shaft chain when I got it. When finished, the noise was still there. It sounded like li...
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2000 Saturn LW2 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Fuel Gauge & AC inop VIN: 1G8JW82R8Y
This cars AC, fuel guage are inop. Scans show AAP 2 sensor high voltage, etc. I disconnected fuel tank sensor & AC pressure switch to see if APP sensor code would clear, no luck. Had another Saturn tried to switch APP sensor no change. Car has no drivability p... Trouble codes: P1283 (APP sensor 2 circuit high voltage), P0533 (A/C pressure sensor high voltage), P0453 (Evap tank sensor high voltage)
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1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN01P3M
Hello everyone! i have this toyota pickup that is really causing problems. Its owned by a great customers grandson and i want to fix it (obviously) The truck has been wonderfully well maintained and the kid really does baby the truck (no mud, drives normally....
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L TPS not switching VIN: K7Y0239504
Had code P0120 TPS malfunction, light on always. Replaced with new switch from WP, the switch will not go to ON at idle unless I remove screws from TPS and rotate it past where screws holes hold it in place but then it sets code P0120. When it is properly secu...
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R2Y
truck sets a p0174 lean code intermitent, fuel trim was -18% before repairing no vacum to the fuel pressure regulator, drove truck 4 times to confirm repair. light came back on for the customer the next day. fuel trim was good at -5% when checked at shop. repl... Trouble codes: P0174 (lean)
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Windows,locks,interior lights VIN: WVWMA63B1X
Hello Volkswagon Gurus! We have this passat here with inoperative power windows, door locks and interior lights. We've already found the water intrusion on drivers floor and repaired several corroded and broken splices, opened the harness either direction for ...
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Instrument cluster VIN: YV1TS94D4Y
The cluster doesn't display any thing. We feel like have narrowed it down to a failed cluster board, unless anyone has other suggestions. we have several guestions about replacement. Can a used one be installed and reprogramed? Or are they permanently married ...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Brake Pedal VIN: YV1VS2557Y
Hi everyone. Thanks in advance for your help. We have a 2000 Volvo S40 with a brake problem I've never seen before. After sitting for a few hours (all day or overnight, not just an hour or two), the brake pedal will go to the floor until you pump it up. Once ...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61T63
Hello Everyone, I have this Volvo in here and I have read the posts, but have found none that have the P0172 code only. This car will randomly but often stall when coming to a stop or slowing down for a slow turn, like going into a drive way or parking lot. So... Trouble codes: P0172 (ECM-250A - Long Term Fuel Trim - Upper Limit)
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1994 BMW 525i 2.5L leak VIN: WBAHD632XR
thanks a lot. thanks william and rick. i found the bulletin that applied to this problem. in alldata, the bulletin is "240594 09/01/1997 A/T - Pendulum Shifts, Delay Gear Engagement, Case Leak". i didn't finish reading the line because the first several...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L overheat VIN: WBABK7321T
after reading all of the replies we decided to use the air lift to refill coolent after draining all the coolent again and it did the trick thanks to all who helped us glad it was just an air pocket and not the headgasket.
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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L starter motor VIN: WBACC0329V
Thanks to everyone who replied to my request. Once the intake was removed it wasn't that bad. The upper torxs bolt can be removed from underneith by having another person guiding the socket. Also the intake gaskets can be re-used if not damaged.The book time i...
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1998 BMW 328i 2.8L door locks VIN: WDALD4325W
have replacer all three electric acturator for each door and alls ok they go bad the plastic breaks although the motor still runs there is no movement on the lock thanks all who helped
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63403
Thanks for everyone's input on this BMW. The high trim readings were a combination of Mass air flow meter and slight intake manifold gasket leak. Once the trims were down, the cats were still throwing a cat efficiency code. We bit the bullet and bought oem cat... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat Efficiency Bank 1), P0430.
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L srs system VIN: WBAGN63403
Okay, we were able to get one last fault code, it did come out of steering column module like some had suggested. The code was 94c1 Coding/Data error. Combined with what we have learned about this SRS system and the right side b pillar satellite sensor contr...
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2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP54K51
Thanks for all the help. Found several small pin sized holes in the filler neck. Replaced filler neck cleared codes no codes have come back. Thanks agian for all the help Trouble codes: P442.
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y9X
Thanks for all the quick replys.Found the RFA was the problem,when i unplugged it everything came back to life,now it starts an runs.Also checked the wiring around it-no chaffing any where,cause i was thinking there was a short to power,but no all good.So agai...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L readiness monitor VIN: 1G6KF57983
Thank you all who replied. It was a catalytic converter. The one we put on a few weeks ago was a walker converter. Most of the replies I had was to go with an OE. I had the walker converter warrantied out and put another one on. I figured I try that before I c...
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on, PINGS VIN: 1G1YY2383L
CAT WERE HOLLOWED OUT SO IT DID NOT HAVE ANY BACK PRESSURE FOR THE EGR Trouble codes: 32 (egr).
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L abs VIN: 1GCJK3315F
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 abs motor runs all the time Replaced the ebcm
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2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1Y1SK52871
It looks as if the tech working on the vehicle put the lifters back in the engine in the wrong order and the valves ae either not opening all the way or not closing. The lifters on this vehicle come in 35 different sizes and are specific to each cylinder. Unfo...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GNFK16Z54
the problem was this thing was going into traction control mode, i finally figured it out by turning off the traction control switch, the problem went away,so what i did was took the two front wheel speed sensors out and cleaned them and that fixed this one.it...
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2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KL1TD52685
perform sensor test and the map sensor was out of range. replace it and all is well. the reading at idle is 1.7v and as you raise the rpm, the voltage is also dropping instead of raising to 3.5-4v. thanks to all that replied.
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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Stall VIN: 1B7MC33D8W
yes another easy job thanks to you guys on iatn ,i took the screen off the pump and it was stopped up cleaned that put a additive in it.then i rasied the idle up to 750 indrive i cant make it cut off now,thanks for the good infoe.
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1998 Dodge B3500 5.9L starting VIN: 2B7LB31Z8W
special thanks to all that replied. jay gave me part number for connector. the local dealer could not believe that i got part # on iatn. great tool. thanks again. bob
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KC23751
TRIED A ONE MORE INJECTION PUMP NO GOOD CAM GEAR WAS HAD SLIPPED
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1982 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L No Start VIN: ZFAAS00B7C
Above all, thanks to everyone who replied. I went to the fuel pump and powered it uponly with the power probe and no fuel pressure at all. So I replaced it. At the same time I ordered a fuel relay as a backup but didn't install it. Not an easy part to order si...
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1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L pedal VIN: 1FDKF37FOS
Thanks to all who took the time to respond, especially those who actually read the entire post and did not suggest things I had already tried. I know you are only doing your best to help a fellow tech and your effort is appreciated as well. After pinching off ...
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1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FTHF25F8T
It turned out that the new reman Hi PSI Oil Pump that I had installed was at fault. I installed a second unit and now the truck starts cold or hot. Thanks for all your help.
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1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDU34X5T
thanks to all!!! pedro from texas was right. the flat (blue) gasket between the lower manifold and injector rail came off in three pieces on my car but came from ford as one. also, jesse from virginia was right. upon inspection of the injector seals, they ...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L runs rich VIN: 1FAFP5324Y
Thanks for all of the replies. Some people were way off base. This car does not have a fuel pressure regulator at the injector rail. It is using a module behind the rear seat to regulate the fuel pressure by changing the voltage to the fuel pump. But I fou...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on, a/c inop VIN: 1FAFP59S13
i would like to thank. dan,andy,james,philip,sean.for taking the time to try an help me. with this wiring promblem on this wonderfull dohc 3.0. that we all new what was wrong just trying to find the root of the promblem.well lets start by saying this thing cal... Trouble codes: P0118.
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2004 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L radio and blower motor VIN: 1FMPU18L4Y
turns out dealer had replaced the windshield - it was still leaking - went back to dealer for a redo and they also repplaced the BCM - thanks for all the help - Jim
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D03
WELL THANKS TO ALL, THIS VEHICLE IS NOT FIXED BUT DIAG'D. AS TY MENTIONED I PULLED THE SENSOR BACK OUT AND ROLLED THE ENGINE OVER AND SURE ENOUGH THE RING WAS MISSING PIECES. CUSTOMER TOOK VEHICLE TO DEALER TO SEE IF THEY WOULD HELP. THANKS TO ALL, HAVE A GOOD... Trouble codes: P0335, P1372 (segment time acquistion error).
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2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
I've tried everything except replacing the old PCM with a new one and flashing it to vehicles spec's. So I'm assuming thats what my problem is, I hope. Thanks to every body that replied and offered advice. Trouble codes: P0355 (coil e primary/secondary), P0305 (misfire 5).
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1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L Mechanical VIN: JM1NA352XL
After spending a few hours on the internet and talking to a couple of machine shops we have come to the conclusion that the lower oil pressure at idle is normal for these cars. It is higher now than before the rebuild but still not what the MOD spec says it sh...
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1991 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L engine noise VIN: JN1RZ26H8M
I can not seem to pinpiont the noise with the electronic ears, so I am going to drop the oil pan and check the bearings. If there bad I will rebuild or replace the engine. Thanks for all your imput.
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: JN8AR05Y4X
Ok...after using a airlift several times in an effort to remove any airlock we might have,(never saw any) we changed the new thermostat to another new thermostat which happened to be a 170 deg. as opposed to a 180 deg. thermostat. This keeps the vehicle within...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L timing chain VIN: JN8DR09Y82
Well. we will called this 1 fixed for now. customer had an aftermarket service contract so they would only pay for the 1 tensioner. That sure is a mean job for the first time you do it. With the sludge issue, i suspect we will be doing an engine before long. T...
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2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Hesitation, Stall, bogs/lacks power VIN: 1N6BA07AX6
Fuel Pump did the trick. Customer has driven for two days and called today to say thanks. I would recomend to any and all that experience similiar to suck it up, fill up the coffee mug, and go for the drive with the fuel pressure gauge taped to the windshiel... Trouble codes: P0430, P0420.
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2WP52K1Y
Well, I got plenty of good advice, several in which thought the igniton switch , (I too thought so , and spent plenty of time wiggling the wires at the column and even went as far as to pull the plastic cover off and see if terminals were loose in switch, I al...
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1991 Saab 9000 CD Turbo 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YS3CL48M9M
Thanks to all who offered their valuable SAAB knowledge to help me with this problem. The APC solenoid was stuck open allowing the waste gate to activate much sooner than the computer commanded. Since most of the air was going past the MAF sensor the computer ...
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1996 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L blower motor VIN: YS3CD68U4T
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES THE BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR WAS BAD AND IT WORKS BY SUPPLYING THE GROUND TO COMPLETE THE CIRCUIT WE INSTALLED A NEW RESISTOR AND ALL IS WELL.
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L ignition VIN: YS3EF48Z51
THANKS TO ALL THE REPLIES.WE DID FIND WATER IN THE CAR AND THE TWICE MODULE IS WET.WAITING FOR CUSTOMER TO REPLY.. THANKS AGAIN FOR THE HELP...
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1999 Saturn SC2 1.9L Vibration VIN: 1G8ZH1278X
Thanks for all the replies. I replaced the upper mount (got it from your place Ernest) and all is well. Thanks!
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2000 Saturn SL1 1.9L readyness monitors VIN: 1G8ZH5289Y
]THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES. IT WAS REALLY HELPFUL WITH DIAGNOSIS OF ]THIS SATURN. WE FOUND OUT THAT THE TEMPERATURE OF THE CAR DROPPED OFF ]WILE DRIVING. THE SECONDARY PUMP TEST PASSED, BUT THE EGR TEST DID NOT. ]OUR DIAGNOSIS OF THIS CAR LEAVES US TO BELI... Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air), P0442 (small evap leak).
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E6Y
The camshaft timing sprocket was defective. We couldn't get it to unlock for us to turn it to the unlock position. Replace with a different sprocket. VVTi system is working properly now. Thanks for the replies! Trouble codes: P1349 (Variable vale timing malfunction).
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2003 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Starting VIN: 5TBBT44113
Thank you to everyone that took the time out to help me out, the starter replacement did fix this vehicle, but un the end the customer was with holding information on what was all wrong with this vehicle.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L sets code VIN: 3VWSP69M52
thanks guys to everybody that took their time to reply, everybody pointed me in the right direction. Special thanks to Rich from Illinois and Adam from Colorado with a very specific procedure on setting the timing with the vag com. second box was at 38 with fu... Trouble codes: 17656 (injection start control limit value difference p12 48 intermittent).
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