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2001 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC68D01
This is a head scratcher but here we go: This is a 1.8 AWM motor. Brief history: We installed a new cam adjuster at 60000 miles about 9 months ago for being noisy on start up. About 3 months ago, the customer took it to another shop to have a timing belt done....
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L window VIN: WAULC68E03
Divers window inop. Have power and ground.All other windows are working.Replaced drivers window switch and module still have same problem.Jumped window motor directly to power and ground and motor does work.Did not find any wiring problems between switch and m...
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E84
This customer came to us on referral after having quite the ordeal at another repair facility. First off, the customer has no qualms with the way the vehicle performs and the fuel mileage remains quite good. The only complaint she has is that the check engine ... Trouble codes: P1136 (17544 fuel trim bank 1 add system too lean p1136 upper limit reached), P0507 (16891 idle speed control system rpm above desired value p0507), P1111 (17519 o2 sensor regulation bank 1 system too lean p1111 lower limit reached), P1297 (17705 turbo/throttle valve connection pressure loss p1297)
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L antenna VIN: WBAGG83441
Dear BMW Friends, this car is equipped with a "telephone roof antenna" (BMW Code in WDS = I01042. The antenna is broken and we just want to replace the antenna which is mounted direct to the rear of the roof and we can not figure out how to remove the antenna...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGL634X2
Vehicle came in with CEL mil on, feels like slight misfire accelerating from idle, feels like car lacks power. Dtc 279E: output stage, exhaust flap is current-will not clear. No other faults recurring, no misfires recognized, fuel trim and sensor values all wi... Trouble codes: 279E (output stage exhaust flap), 27CC (Tank leak diagnosis DMTL-tank leakage detected)
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2003 BMW 525i 2.5L brake light VIN: WABAD54348
The red brake light above the fasten seat belt light is staying on and the service brake pads message is displayed on the information center. I have tried leaving the key on for over 5 minutes and light does not reset. The fluid level sensor is working normall...
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L door locks VIN: 5UXFA13555
tried to open from outside with coat hanger by pulling inside handle but would not open doors from driver's and passager's door also, is there a way to open or put power just enough to open with remote somewhere on car thank you this must happen a lot because ...
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2005 BMW 745Li 4.4L Surge VIN: WBAGN63575
hi all we having an intersting problem with this car when you get to 80 mph the is a messege in the instrument cluster that says "drive moderatly"and then the car loses power we need to slow down stop the car and wait a few minutes and then the car have power ...
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1997 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Ignition VIN: 2G4WF5214V
Thanks in advance for any help. Vehicle was towed to our facility as a no crank condition. We traced cause to ignition switch losing feed to pink wire. We replaced the ignition switch and we now have voltage at the pink wire, but we still have a no crank condi...
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2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Steering VIN: 2G4WB52K4X
Fellow Techs, I need help!!! We got this Regal 3 days ago for hard right turns you hear a grinding noise, only on hard right turns or backing up with the wheel turned to the right, we removed both side hubs and axles, all parts were good. We normally dont thro...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Starting VIN: 1G6KD54Y73
We have this caddy here thats causing me to pull my hair out. Car came in with battery completely dead. Charged battery up and car started fine, everything worked normal, alternator was charging. I load tested the battery and it was junk so I replaced it. Sent...
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2004 Cadillac XLR 4.6L valve cover gaskets VIN: 1CNDM14564
vehicle has leaking valve cover gaskets, just putting ogether estimate and it calls for 2.4 for lecf side and 12 hrs for right side, what gives?? It appears to have pretty good access just wondering, never done one. Thanks in advance, John [...].
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L turn signals VIN: 2G1WF55E21
Customer states rt, turn signal blinks fast on IP. No turn signal on rt. rear. Installed new bulb, same problem, hazzard flashers blink correctly. rt front bulb blinks fast, left side turn signal ok. installed new hazzard flasher/turn signal flasher/hazzard sw...
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2003 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Instrument lights on VIN: IGCCS14H73
Hello, I hope I am not posting this problem again my computer went wacky. Truck came from another Shop. The trucks dash lights are on when running and signals would stop working after driving for a couple of miles. Also had no prndl display around whatever...
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L A/C request VIN: 1G1JC52F24
Hey all, thanks for any help you can offer in advance. This car has an issue with A/C request not being acnowledged by the PCM. I have tested all the common problems with this symptom, TPS, Air Temp, Coolant temp, AC pressure switch. I also checked the connect...
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2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GCFG15X54
I have a express van that I need some help with. The van came in with rear brake pads low and one leaking caliper. We did reman calipers and rotors. Bleed the system and shipped it. 500 miles later it's back with the complait of dragging rear brakes. We opened...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L driver info center controls VIN: 1GCHK23U74
Customer just got the truck,and brought it in with a complaint of steering wheel buttons for DIC not working,hooked up the MODIS and they dont switch on that either. Radio buttons on the wheel work fine. Then noticed odometer button on dash didn't do anything ...
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2008 Chevrolet Corvette 6.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY26W78
Hello GM gurus hope you can point me to the right direction. Car came in with mill light on. dtc : p0443 p 0102 .if I clear them p0443 comes right back in, a few minutes p0102 follows . Right after code clearing car will run very bead until mill light comes ba... Trouble codes: P0443, P0102
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1993 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1C4GH54R3P
van was towed to shop with cranks but would not start found wires broken above left shock tower to asd relay repaired wires and vehicle started. now as the van idles or driving it has a intermitant feeling of key being turned off. and all relays cycle. i have ... Trouble codes: 53 (spi communication)
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L gear indicator VIN: 1B4HS28N6Y
customers concern is vehicle feels like it starts of in wrong gear no power and gear indicator on dash is all lit up showing its in all the gears. pulled codes p1689 no t rans bus. checked all tcm connections at 60 pin connector.had all powers and grounds and ...
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start, cranks VIN: WD2PD74374
We have a fleet account that has about 20 sprinters. We had one other sprinter with the same symptoms and the fuel injector replacement repaired the problems. We tested the fuel injectors on this vehicle and they were failing. So we figured the fuel injector r...
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L cruise control VIN: WDOPD74405
The cruise control on this vehicle will dis-engage when the headlights, or running (marker) lights are turn on, and will only reset, when lights are turned off. What could cause this to happen
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEF15N01
1994 f150 hesitates and stumbles under light acceleration but runs excellent under wot acceleration and when in cruise control it seems to drop a gear intermittently then picks it back up i was wondering if this is a vss problem i am a very young tech still in...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34E4V
This vehicle came back with a rough idle and serious misfire at cruise and under load. The spark plugs were changed which did not change anything.You can hear a vacuum leak at the top center of the intake plenum. We sprayed the area with intake cleaner to isol...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FMPU16L71
we are having trouble with the timing marks on timing chain, no data and mitchell show 2 gears on the crank for the 2 chains. we have one gear with 2 sets of teeth and we tried putting the gears lined up with the marks we have and when we turn the engine over ...
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L engine
This Taurus came to us with a heating/cooling problem. The customer said it didn't have any heat and would overheat at times. I checked to see if the cooling fans were working and they are. I pressure tested the cooling system found no leaks. The coolant was n...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72K42
looking for some help guys, we have this 2002 explorer that at an idle seems to run pretty smooth but as soon as you put it into drive it starts misfiring and surging. if you take it up off of idle and drive it, it runs great. we cleaned the mass airflow senso... Trouble codes: P0172 (system too rich bank 1), P0300 (random misfire detected), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire detected), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire detected), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire detected), P0316 (engine misfire detected on start up)
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2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L temp gauge VIN: 1FAFP33Z24
I have a ford focus, and the temp. gauge goes to full hot only at cruise. fans work at all speeds, thermastat has been replaced. Found Dtc p1285 cylinder head overtemp. condition.No air found in system. Temp. goes right back to normal at idle 215 degrees. This...
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2006 Ford E-150 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, LACKS POWER VIN: 1FTRE14W76
have limited scan data vehicle missfires under load. switched coils with no change seems to have a rough idle and lacks power on the road. have seem many coils fail and cause this but cannot find any proof. how can i test the coils? do any ford techs no of any... Trouble codes: P0355 (ignition coil primary ckt e), P0351 (ignition coil primary ckt a)
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1999 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTFG25R7X
hi guys , need some help on this one , I'm not familiar with GM vehicles. This van has an intermittent stalling after driving for a while and won't restart. after waiting for a while the van restarts. other than that the van runs really good. things I checked ...
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2002 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLT 6.0L compressor VIN: 3GKGK26G82
compressors are going bad over a few days or months
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1992 Honda Prelude S 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: JHMBA8142N
Iím trying to test the igniter on this vehicle and the Mitchell test says to check the green and blue wires for continuity to ground, neither have it. But the car starts and runs for 10 min before it stalls and looses spark. I think the test is flawed. Anyone ...
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1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Stereo VIN: 1HEGJ1138R
I brought this car in for repairs unrelated to the Stereo locked problem. Customer asked if I could get Stereo to work. Stereo has been locked since customer had replaced battery 6 months ago. There is no Owners Manual in the vehicle that would help at all. I ...
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2006 Honda Accord LX Special Edition 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56396
I cant clear the code.looking for help on how you do the relearn.If the code was set because of the dead battery. If only the factory tool will work to clear it. I have used three scan tools all say code cleared but its still there before starting the engine.... Trouble codes: P2176 (throttle actuator control system idle not learned)
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1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKBY31A2V
We have a 1997 Infiniti Q45 t that was sent to us after being through about 5 other repair shops. All parts listed above were replaced by other shops, except the injectors, which we replaced. The symptoms that the car is showing: Hard starting, slightly rough ...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Wipers VIN: JNKCV51E93
Customer came in with wipers that would shudder in the middle of the sweep on intermittent and ALWAYS on downward sweep when parking. In all other modes of wiper operation wipers sweep fine. We performed the OE repair for this using dealer blades, aligning and...
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1991 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JACCH58R4M
Stumped I am. This one runs great until it reaches normal temp, then dies most times when put into gear, and when taken out of gear idle races and calms down after 1-2 minutes. Valve adjust has been corrected since owner messed that up. Timing verified at 6B...
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1993 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L start/stall VIN: 4S2CG58E1P
To all the Isuzu guru's out there... this vehicle has a start/stall problem. It only occurs with the MAF plugged in. unplug it and the car will run all day, albeit poorly. I have replaced the MAF to no avail, it still has the same problem. Though it was a use...
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ68S5W
hi jeep techs 98 cherokee 4.0 23000 miles fuel pressure in spec guage was on vehicle during road test cold under load engine will backfire and hesitate when warm problem is gone tps was cheked with a scope ignition waveforms are good coil was tried no help any...
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2006 Jeep Commander (Truck) Limited 4.7L water in flo VIN: 1J8HH58NX6
i figured the windsheild leaked but tried using water hose on high and no water in the floor. i left the a/c system on for a while and there was water on the frt. driver's and pass side of the vehicle. the water is not draining outside. looked for drain tubes ...
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on, VIN: JT6GF10UXY
Hi Guys...My name is Todd [...]. I own a shop in Horse Shoe NC. Recently had a 2000 Lexus RX 300 come in with a check engine light. Multiple codes. P1300, P1310, P1315, P1320, P1325. Codes only seem to appear when vehicle is hot. Customer has had numerous par... Trouble codes: P1300 (Ignition circuit problem), P1310 (No IGF signal.), P1315 (No IGF signal), P1320 (No IGF signal), P1325 (No IGF signal)
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1LNHM87A63
top of the day fellow techs.this is a night mare.car came in with no acceloration and missing, check engion light on. codes po300'303'304'316'and po352 all misfire codes on cyl 3'4.found plugs 3'4 soaked in oil. replaced valve cover both sparks and coils.now i...
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2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L lf air bag VIN: 5LMFU28RX4
now will air up but immediatly lf will deflate - not finding any leaks has code c1725 will clear and come back when deflates - replace lf height sensor and still no diff
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Vent Temp VIN: WDBJF72F2V
Hello all, Two weeks ago we replaced the evaporator and compressor due to leaks; we also replaced the drier and expansion valve at the same time. I broke one of the blend door vacuum elements so I replaced only that one. I have it back in the shop with a com...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4Matic 4.3L driver window VIN: WDBJF83J31
HELP !!! My Dad bought this thing (WHY) ? Well, The Drivers glass goes up and down in "Baby Steps" you have to hit the up or down five or six times , goes like 2 inches and stops. hit it again, 2 inches and stops. I put an amp clamp aroung the power wire to th...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L eis VIN: WDBRF64J72
vehicle sat for 2 years. towed in with no battery, install new battery and found bad fuel pump, drain tank, replace fuel pump and filter, battery. vehicle ran ok, battery went down over night. charged battery, key will not turn, gear shift will not move, steer...
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L no power VIN: JA3AJ26E03
car has no power,fuel pressure 70 psi at idle,which is to high,check for return restrictions,found none,replace regulator with oe part,still pressure 70 psi,if i loosen fuel regulator and let fuel spray out pressure drops,with regulator installed 70 psi,remove...
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2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L radiator & condenser fan VIN: JMYSNCS3A4
Hello, friends. Iīm in a hurry with this one. Came for a leak on A/C system, repair, charge and the the fans does'nt work. Check fuses, fan relay, MFI relay, radiator fan motor, condenser fan motor, connectors wires, grounds, engien coolant sensor, everything ...
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1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4BU31D2R
This car is driving us crazy. It has no spark. I am not getting the signal to the transistor from the ECU. I have scoped the CMP/CRK and it is a great pattern. I replace the transistor, the ECU (used) twice, the distributer (twice), the resistor/ capacitor in ...
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2000 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L abs VIN: 5N1ED28YC5
Hi Nissan Techs, We have a 2000 xterra that is intermittently turning the abs light on and setting abs codes 17- g sensor, 25- l.f. wheel sensor. These codes come and go at various intervals. sometimes they set shortly after vehicle is started. At other times...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y0Y
after replacing both sensors all was good for about 30 min. the crank sensor code 1336 ccame back and sets about every 5 to 10 min. the distributor is very noisy could this cause my problem.i I was told that the timing belt could cause dist. noise. what else c... Trouble codes: 1336 (cranksensor)
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2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN1CA31D91
car came in with check engine light on and complaining of cutting out missing at light throttle. checked and found catalyst rt bank code 420.checked TSBs and found that car has TSB for 420 code.Ran diagnostic and found rear O2 sensor switching too fast,but all... Trouble codes: 420 (rt bank catalyst)
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA07B64
was driven in whit check engine light flashing had code 300-1446-1146-1147- missing at idle and offidle.custemor say that truck turd off at hightway speed but restared find and ran for 10 more minits and turned off again this is when it started to miss.only th... Trouble codes: 300 (1146 -), 1146 (1147 -), 1147 (1446 -), 1446 (testing and results)
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1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L heater VIN: 1GHDX03E7X
This vehicle is a company vehicle that we picked up because the customer didn't want to repair it. It originally had a a blown head gasket and a cracked intake manifold. Those were repaired and a water pump was replaced. There was an attempt to fix the vehicle...
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1978 Other European cab 2.2L not known
A good mcustomer bought this vehicle without asking us to check it out or if we could work on it, Our fabrication guy fixed all the rusted out body and supports, Customer stated that the brakes stopped ok but pedal was low and felt a little soft, checked brake...
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1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE5432P
Test drove vehicle and it acted like it was loosing 2 cylinders, replaced coils and module, noticed it was cycling injectors and flooded out, replaced ECM 2 times 1st with aftermarket then with OEM, checked ground conections and cleaned and replaced end at tra... Trouble codes: 65 (Injector circuit fault), 26 (Quad driver fault), 43 (knock sensor), 35 (Idle air control fault), 55 (testing and results)
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2WP12K9Y
we have a 2000 grand prix with a 3.8 engine. it came in with the key stuck in the ignition and could not shut the car off. we replaced the igntiion switch and the key would come out of the ignition but the dash and the parking lights stayed on with the key off... Trouble codes: U1000
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G2WS52274
This Grand Prix has an intermittant stalling problem that has been an ongoing battle for us since November of 2008. This customer is from Virginia and has relatives in the area and unfortunently I was recruited for this car(Mr. Goodwrench doesn't work here!). ...
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L a/c VIN: YS3EF58Z51
thanks for checking this one out. this saab has an inop a/c compressor. system is fully charged. i have no ground signal to a/c compressor relay. supplying ground at this point does engage compressor. i have calibrated system. tried disconnecting battery. no c...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L crankshaft gear VIN: YS3FB45S63
we have found metal and a timing chain guide mounting bolt in the oil pan, removed oil pan and valve cover and front timing chain cover and investigated and could not find bolt missing anywhere, but did find metal tabs broken off of the inner crankshaft gear t...
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1990 Audi 90 Quattro 20v 2.3L Brakes VIN: WAUHE58A1L
Turns out it was the ABS controller unit causing the hard pedal. I believe a solenoid/valve was sticking in the closed position thus not allowing the brake to travel. the bomb was still a problem, however not THE problem. I pulled the ABS relays and all was we...
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1996 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L alarm VIN: 1G4CV219TH
I would like to thank those that sent in suggestion of where to find this problem. It appears that there are numerous problems with Cadillacís that have the same problem. No archives on Buickís with this alarm problem. The solution was to replace the trunk se...
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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB52K3X
Thanks for all the help. Replaced MAF sensor with ac delco unit. Cured problem. Trouble codes: P0171.
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2005 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Fuel gauge VIN: 1GYEE63795
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INPUT. Customer is taking car back to dealer as they are aware of competion. I will notify with solution. Thank you so much.
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L abs VIN: 3GNEK18R5T
Want to start by thanking everyone who replied. Most were right about using aftermarket parts. The company that makes the sensor is a good and a great asset to the aftermarket, but I guess I just got bit. I was never able to get a sensor with the resistance...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WH55K0Y
im really sorry it took me so long to respond back. I would like to thank all that replied most were correct on the fix. But i would like to give a really big thank you to Gary in michagan he was the first reply and it fixed the problem. the mass air flow sens... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25N7Y
problem was egr was getting high voltage over 1 volt.taught wiring to it was prob it wasnt. problem was egr getting over 1volt from some where checked wiring to it was ok could operate it scan tool no problem.so then started to operate components with scan ... Trouble codes: 1404.
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2001 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Alternator VIN: 1G1YY32GS1
Well the rainy weather actually helped out on this one. The non-charging condition was much more consistent now. We were able to detect a voltage drop of 1.6 volts from the alternator battery terminal to the battery bolt when the condition was present. We fou...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GCDL19X72
customer declined to go any further at this time .im recommending to tear down transfer case and inspect.several replies said problem with transfer case internal problem and checkinf from differential. thanks for all the great replies.
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2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJG31U54
well guys after a lot of pulling wire looms out and my hair, I finally found the rascal. The main wire loom that comes from the computer and runs along side the left upper control arm had rub (not through the plastic cover over the wires)the loom cover over w... Trouble codes: P0506, P0171, P0174.
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WF52E84
Thanks to all who replied. This was a brain bender of a problem, It turned out to be bad gas. I asked the customer if she had filled her gas tank just before she noticed the problem. Sure enough she had, and she noticed the problem about 12 miles afte r she fi... Trouble codes: P0300 (miss fire detected).
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G21W53664
thank u for all responses. i took them all into consideration. some said that the egr might be stuck open. even though this is a good suggestion i did not think this was the case because the misfire was only on the right bank and mostly cylinder #5 and this... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L brake calipers VIN: 2C8GP44393
I have received several replies from different sources advising me to replace the brake booster. We replaced the booster about two & a half weeks ago & returned the vehicle to the customer to try out. I had hoped to get some feedback from the customer by now b...
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2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L skim module VIN: 1B3AS46CX1
Thanks to all. sent to dealer problem was a bad pcm. Thanks again
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Low Power VIN: 1D7KU28C93
This vehicle had two different issues that I had to contend with. After gaining access to a DRB I was able to monitor the high pressure fuel system and what I noticed was that the fuel pressure would spike then drop off immediately and flutter rapidly. There ...
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WD2PD74455
Sorry about the late close reponse. Thanks for all the replies. Well it was a fuel issue. No fuel pressure at fuel filter. I found the fuel pump relay at the fuse panel on the side of the driver's seat. Alldata didn't show where it was. Even called dealers to ... Trouble codes: P0087 (or 2017 2021 OEMeuro fuel rail system pressure to low), P0380 (Glow plug / heater A circuit), P0673 (Cylinder 3 glow plug circuit).
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1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FTEF14N6L
thanks to all who helped out i swaped cabs and wiring harness fron the 93 but had to rewire the tail lights fuel pump and clutch switch be works great thanks to all
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1999 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1724W
Thanks for all the help. I smoked this first thing in the morning and expected to see a leak at the intake. But when i replaced the o/2 sensor i touched the vacuum line at the rear upper of the intake manifold and it was rotten. It must of opened it enough to ... Trouble codes: P174.
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU93115
I finaly fixed the missfire.I found the bearing caps loose on bank 1 intake camshaft,causing the cam to move up and down and pump up the lifter in #2 cylinder.(note there was not any engine noise).
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGCG1654W
Hey all and thanks again. I took most everyones advice and ordered the iac before I went back down there. I could prove that the duty cylcles were there and so I removed the Iac to check for debris and the such. Didn't see anything obvious but there is much vi...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L engine VIN: 1HGCG2258W
WELL I GOT A A MIXTURE OF REPLIES,I DECIDED TO PULL FROM TOP LEAVING TRANS IN,WAS VERY EASY AFTER REMOVING CRANK PULLEY AND OIL FILTER ADAPTER,ALSO REMOVED BELT TENSIONER,THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED
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1998 Honda Civic DX 1.6L OBD Sys, "not ready" VIN: JHMEJ6624W
Thanks again to everybody that responded to my help. 2 people hit the nail right on the head, Richard and Joseph. It was the keep alive memory fuse. Every time the car turned off, it lost the memory. Thanks iATN members.
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L headlight VIN: 2HKRL1867H
Dear Techs. Another car fixed, thanks to IATN and some kind techs that want to help! I received replys form William of Florida and Micheal of California. Both said that the problem was most likely in the drivers side fuse panel, and they were both RIGHT! Thank...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGES15512
The used computer turned out to be for the wrong year and I gave the customer the option to have his rebuilt which he agreed to. I have replaced the alternator and await the return of my brain. It took UPS 3 weeks to deliver my ecm to Florida. It is just be... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control system malfunction), P1519 (iac circuit malfunction).
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2000 Jaguar XJR 4.0L dipstick VIN: SAJDA15BXY
Thanks for the info.we got a dipstick from the mercedes dealer and set the fluid level.
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1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L master cyl VIN: 1YVGF22D6W
I'm certain a new master cyl would have fixed this car, but was unable to find one. every parts supplier we tried said at first "yes we have a listing" but then was unable to actually get one. no one we talked to could find out exactly what is different for ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Trunk & Top VIN: WDBSK75F74
Well! It's fixed! Most replies suggested water damage to PSE pump- they were right on. Also suggested was harness damage. Apparently there is a problem with the harness on the right trunk strut that causes similar problems. Found the PSE pump under water-...
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2ME1M74W8T
Thanks to everyone that replied and helped. The car finally became a no-start in the shop (nice when that happens) and was easy to diag as a bad fuel pump. Replaced fuel pump and all is well.
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AX35G4V
Well the day the ISC was supposed to show up from the dealer I called to check ETA and the parts guy informs me its backordered and claims they donít know until the part is supposed to show up. Ya OK!! Well I got on that connects to al... Trouble codes: P0505 (ISC problem).
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2004 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L fuel gauge VIN: 6MMAP67P64
As the client lives out of town and I will not see this vehicle for a couple of months and due to the replies I have recieved It looks like I will call this fixed when we replace the tank sending unit. I will post an update when the repairs are completed. ...
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Lower ball joint VIN: 5N1ED28402
Cannot find an aftermarket source for just the ball joints. Customer may due work after he saves enough money, he just couldn't swing $1500.00 at this time.
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1997 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Starting VIN: 1P3FJ46C9V
Thanks for all the replies. It turns out that this particular model does not have a nuetral safety switch, but has a transmission range sensor. After testing the output signal, we determined the sensor was bad. We referred vehicle to a transmission shop for re...
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1999 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L turn signals / blower motor VIN: 2P4FP25B3X
Customer never returned. Most replies point to Body Control Module. Found a micro fuse style circuit breaker that fits in fuse box. Unable to perform more testing for verification of failure. Never acted up for me in 2 days and hours of driving.
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Interior lights VIN: 1G2HX54K81
Well after one response said the interior lights won't come on in the daylight, I found out that indeed if the car was in the shop the lights would work and outside and in the sun they did not work, So my conclusion is that the interior lights only work when t...
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2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L oiling VIN: 1G2ZF55B06
This car isn,t fixed yet, but I found the problem. Today I pulled the cylinder head and found out there is an orifice that restricts the amount of oil going to the lifters. This was plugged with a piece of silicone! I'm going to put a piece of faucet screen...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L Unknown VIN: YS3ED49Z33
Thanks to all. I was able to find the vent and found that when the battery was put in the tube was pinched. We rerouted the tube and all is fine. The lost of coolant was the water pump. Thanks
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 3VWSA29M3Y
I recalibrated the trans ecm for the 2nd time and ALL tranny shifting returned to normal, even the very bad 3-4 shift. This is hard to believe, it was the last effort before pulling tranny. it has been 2 weeks and all is still great. thanks for all the repl...
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