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2002 Audi A6 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B82
hello all techs, i am having a prob with the idle control on this vehicle. this vehicle came in with a cel light and a rolling idle. the idle fluctuates about 500-700 rpm from 500 to about 1300 rpm when the vehicle is running in park. its also noticeable in ge... Trouble codes: P0431 (p1479-), P1479 (p0102-), P0102 (p0303-), P0303 (p0306-), P0306 (p0300-), P0300
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2007 BMW 530i 3.0L Steering angle sensor VIN: WBANE73587
Another tech in our shop did the optical sensor replacement asper the Campain instructions. Before I did the adjustment of the steering angle I monitored the live data. The steering angle data was good, except for frequently reading -1440 degrees. Using the La...
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1985 Buick Century Limited 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4AL19E8F
Thank you in advance for any help.This car will surg-idle rough-then idle ok at times-you can start the car and just let it set and idle and at times it will stall like somone turned the key off.Im not real sure what to look for on this 42 code-electronic spar... Trouble codes: 42 (electronic spark timing problem), 34 (map sensor circuit problem)
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1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1L evaporator VIN: 2G4WS52MXX
Does anyone know the correct procedure to remove the evaporator from this car? Mitchell is pretty much useless.Gives a time of 7.4 to change.Makes no mention of removing cross brace or pedals. got the day sunk in removing Instument panel & misc. According to p...
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1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6CD53B0M
i have blocked off the egr, unpluged the evap line ,checked for leakage at the fuel pressure regulater .
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1G6KD54Y2X
i havent delt with alot of these systems but here goes. this caddy when heat is on is hot on drivers side and cold on pass side. i have it set to defrost but it comes out floor on drivers side and defrost on pass side...anyone run into this...i put a new blend...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L stability control VIN: 1G6DM57N33
Hi techs. I have a 2003 Cadillac cts. Came in with a c1241. I tested the solenoid at the gear and found it shorted to ground. I replaced the solenoid and came up with code c1287/ I then performed the steering wheel position test. It passes the test. So where d...
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNCT18W45
got this vehicle in smells rich, last one of these i got had a leak down of the inj spider harness. desided to run compretion test and found 80 psi on all cylinders give or take 5psi. this seam real low. just wanted to see what you experts think. stop and put ...
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Excessive Emissions, black smoke VIN: 2GCFK29S5S
truck blows heavy black smoke under med to heavy acceration. replaced map sensor no change, reolcated the inj control mod to cooler location no change, checked the boost sensor, testing wiring to sensor, short from ref volt to signal 220kPa and from ground to ... Trouble codes: 33 (map sensor input high)
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1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G14422P7S
Hello GM tech's. This Corvette has spark, compression, fuel pressure and injection pulse. Cranks over at a normal speep and sounds like it has compression. This is one of those half breed OBDI with an OBDII connector. Every so often the engine does run backwor... Trouble codes: 24 (vss), 34 (map), 44 (Lean Exhaust), 54 (Skips over)
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1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W7W
This thing is driving us crazy.It was towed in as a no start.Cranks fine but backfires through intake,and when this happens the rpms jump up to 7500 on scanner.If you keep cranking it acts like it wants to start but won't,even on carb cleaner.Fuel pressure is ...
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1999 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJC34F6X
this had just started jumping back and forth (space is 1/8 on the gauge) no matter how much fuel in in the tank to me it seems to be a short but have looked every where for a short replace the fuel control mod and relay that controls fuel levels in the rear ta...
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2001 Chevrolet p 30 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5B4HP42R01
We have a truck with a 5.7 that wount pass emmistions due to a code p1345. The problem we are having is that out of two scanners we have it doesnot list a diffintion for this code. IATN doesn't even list it, thats a first. If any one knows this code please hel...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L information center VIN: 2G1WF55K71
Data stream shows no funny reading on engine or ABS but still getting codes and warning lights in the information center. Could this be a BCM problem and if so how do I check it ?? Thanks for any ideas on this one.
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Stall VIN: 1GCHK23G81
hello group 01 chevy 2500 with an 8.1 need to get broken crank sensor out of the block, i am thinking i will need to pull the trans then push the sensor out, does anyone have a better way. read about another guy that removed the oil pan but ended up pulling tr...
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L abs VIN: 1G1NE52J52
All right I have this malibu it came in with a customer complaint of an intermittent abs inop complaint. At the time the car came into our shop the abs light was not on. Pulled history codes in the ecbm and got c1226 rf excessive wheel speed variation, and c12...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L trans shift VIN: 1GCHK24102
Looking for help on this Allison Trans. Not a Trans. expert here. Truck came in running in 3rd gear, limp-in mode. Codes P0748 and P0872 were present. P0748 was a shorted A solenoid, dropped pan and replaced. Also, replaced both filters and fluid. I thought th...
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2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNEL19X82
greetings to all this astro van had come in for misfire codes.started doing some testing and i saw cylinder 4 misfiring while watching my misfire counters.i swapped plugs and wires with cyl2 and the mis stayed acylinder 4.i proceeded to do a compression test o... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L Tire press Monitor VIN: 2G1WV58166
Car has beeb interm. setting light for 6 months,Check it and will have code for 1 wheel check press good have reset and drive and will be good for week or two.have reset with O.T.C tool,Tech 11,and w/car horn chirp,remote.Did have 1 bad sensor at one time and ...
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H4V
Vehicle came in intermittently running poorly. When running poorly we find trouble codes indicating loss of cam signal at pcm. Inspected all wiring, connections, etc. and found everything ok. We ended up replacing the distributor (cam sensor) then the cranksha... Trouble codes: P0340 (no cam signal at pcm), P1391 (intermittent cam signal loss)
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Rack VIN: 3L8FY44BB5
Have a pretty definate noise coming from what seems to be the steering rack. Its makes a loud popping noise when turning from left to right while the car is at a standstill. The lower control arm bushings are in rough shape but cant see them making this noise ...
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY48B13
This is a repeat offender for us. This PT will on occasion not rev above 2000 rpm. There is always a P0340 code set. During previous attempts to rectify the problem, the crankshaft sensor, camshaft sensor and the magnetic target have all been replaced. The tim... Trouble codes: P0340
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L ac system VIN: 2C8GM68454
car doesnt blow cold on driverside but it blows cold on passenger side. the temperature changes from hot to cool driverside when you change the temp on the selector but never cold. thought it was a blend actuator or broken blend door. changed blend door motor ...
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L engine VIN: 1B7GG22N41
this truck came to our shop with a complaint of over heating. customer states vehicle is not over heating all the time. but when it does check guage light comes on and temp. guage reads high. we replaced fan clutch,rad cap, thermostat. this did not help. radia...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L steering VIN: 2B4GP74L02
Hey guys - need some ideas here - customer blew a steering line and had it replaced. She came to me for some other maintenance items , brakes and struts but complained about a steering wheel vibration every since she blew the steering line. She had driven it d...
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2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Lighting VIN: 1D4GP25R45
Need help here 2005 caravan has no interior lites no dash lites no power door locks no rear wiper no rear heated glass . is this a body module problem ?? all fuses are okay . only the rear heated glass fuse is not powered up have two codes not related low fan ...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L vibration VIN: WDOPD64426
originally this vehicle vibration on decel between 2000 and 1200 rpm . was originally diaged to be a torque converter issue / so we replaced the transmission and the problem is still there . other parts replaced are the drive belt , belt tensioner , harmonic b...
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1986 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L engine VIN: 1FMCU14T1G
I have a 1986 ford bronco II that is not firing.Backed it out of the garage and was running fine.Shut it off and no start.It has a new pick-up in the distributor and ignition module.The only time it fires is when you let off the key after cranking.It fires onc...
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1997 Ford F-250 7.3L #5 injector
this truck came in with a engine miss.after a buzz test and then a cyl. contribtion test i confirmed it was cyl. #5 .with code p1275.i went through the tests as per mitchell manual and replaced the injector and the truck ran perfect for 3 months.then a week ag...
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1997 Ford F-350 XLT 7.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FDJW35G9V
hello to all iatn members,have this f350 with reman motor under light accel truck runs fairly good,but if i get on it pretty hard its like it has a clogged cat,gave truck a exhaust leak still no change,check timming all seems ok,fuel pressure is with in specs,...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L exhaust VIN: 1FMRU1767X
This is my first request for help, but have benefited often by reading others' fixes. The owner stated that it was doing fine until somebody changed the oil; then it began smoking out the tailpipe. A repair garage told her that it needed extensive engine repai...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F5Y
This F350 was towed in leaking oil from high press. oil pump. Added oil to check for leak and engine started. Replaced high press. oil pump from dealer. After installing pump engine will not start. icp press. at o psi while cranking. Fuel press. within specs. ... Trouble codes: P1212
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L no performance issue VIN: 2FAFP73W17
am i forgetting something - gas - temp - overnight soak - test drive on toll road for first ten minutes after cold start @ 45 - steady throttle - wont set last 4 monitors - replaced thermostat today - will retest again in morning same as last year - 2 speed id... Trouble codes: P1000
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2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U34
Second time in my bay. Car runs ok, some spark knock on accel. History is minimal and only have car for 3 days. Oil consumpsion is normal. Customer had car for about 45 days before code set, no repairs or events to blame it on. Some times takes a week, last ti... Trouble codes: P0420, P0430
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Compressor VIN: 1FMFU18555
Customer states the car has a bad noise at start up only if the AC is on or Defrost. Maybe a belt slipping or clutch slipping? I have not heard the noise. After our service, in the parking lot as he picked it up it made the noise. He says it sounds like grind...
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2006 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Compressor VIN: 3FAHP08116
Good morning Looking for some guidance from ford experts, need to replace the evaporator temp sensor. mitchell says I need to remove instrument panel to access, Of course I would like a short cut if one is avaiable. Thanks in advance.
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2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W97
not enough space to list all codes \ also has po743 po102 po748 po755 po758 po962 and p1489 veh runs rough wont idle sets 17 codes cked sensers pretaining to codes all seem good i belive it has electrical concerns have cked everything i can think of just wonde... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155, P0403, P0443, P0740
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Distributor oil seal VIN: 1HGCD7137T
This car came in with a massive oil leak coming from between the distributor and the head/valve cover. When you remove the distributor there is an o-ring to seal the oil in the valve cover area. We have replaced the seal with a close match from napa and that d...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGEM21982
This vehicle came in on the hook. It will start for a few seconds and then quit. That's the longest it will run. Spark and fuel pulse quit together. No codes. No security light flashing after it quits. I removed EGR in case of plugged exhaust, but it didn't he...
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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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1998 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L brake pedal VIN: JALC4B1K6W
Truck came in for PM service. Brake pedal low; physically checked brakes, found rear shoes low. Replace rear shoes & rear drums. Brake pedal still low. Checked brake fluid, ok. With engine off, pumping brake pedal causes pedal to rise and become firm. While ho...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L outside mirror VIN: SAJDAO1D4Y
Need some JAG help on this one bad. Outside mirrors are not working with the switch. Memory mirrors work ok. Checked fuses for mirrors Ok. Installed a good mirror switch asm. Didn't fix it. I have wiring diagrams but no way to get codes out of the door module ...
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JTJHF1OU82
customer complained of a loud noise at idle sounded like belt noise. she tried to drive it in but it stalled and died and wouldn't restart. towed in and sounded like broken timing belt. pulled off covers to find broken belt and the bolt that holds the tensione...
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2003 Lexus SC430 4.3L wheels VIN: JT8BF28G21
Note: VIN listed is not for this Lexus Cust complained of rear tire loosing air. Dealer told her both rear wheels are cracked. She brought to me for a confirmation. Yup, L/R loosing air through a hairline crack from rim lip around to main part of rim (approx...
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1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L Stall VIN: 1LNLM82W1T
car came in 3 weeks ago for service with a code p0125. he also stated car would stall when he was driving. after diag of code , the car was not getting to operating temp and thermostat was broken. replace thermostat, manifold (had a crack) ,front brakes/rotors... Trouble codes: P1469
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L limp-in mode VIN: WDBGA43G0X
I have aquired this vehicle from another shop and it appears to have the same symptoms as before. I've tested the wiring and solenoid pack in the trans, it's all within specifications. The update kit had been installed previously. ( see mentioned post.) I've t...
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1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Compressor VIN: 1MELM62W3S
Have a very intermittent problem with clutch engagement. A/C clutch will turn off randomly, sometimes will stay off for entire key cycle, but most of the time it comes back on after 10/20 seconds. When the problem occurs I have good voltage through the two pre...
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2001 Mercury Cougar 2.5L sensor/control unit VIN: 1ZWFT61L41
lookin for help from ford techs or techs familiar with abs. vehicle came in couple of months ago with abs and traction light on. scanned and replaced wheel sensor. came back again yesterday with same thing. tried another sensor on rf wheel and did not fix prob...
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, Runs Rich at Idle VIN: JN1R226A0L
Vehicle came into shop originally with check engine light on and fault code 51 (fuel injector open or shorted circuit). Found #3 cylinder misfire and #3 injector open circuit. Customer opted to replace all injectors at this time due to the labor involved to pu... Trouble codes: 45 (Leaking Fuel Injector), 34 (Knock Sensor Circuit Fault)
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JN8DR07Y21
This path have no power when we whant to accelerate, we are able to make the wheel spin but after that we are not able to push-it to 60mph . Its like if the engine w`ont go up in revolution ,no code, good fuel pressure,removed cat not clocked,new gas filter,go...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L random missfire VIN: 1G3GS64C61
I got a 2001 Olds Aurora 4.0l that has a p0300 random missfire code. replaced the plugs and boots and the code was still present. suspected a bad coil pack and replaced bank 2 coil pack. Coil pack did not affect the missfire condition. Missfire occurs on cyls ...
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2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L evap core VIN: 1GHDX13E34
customer returned w/inop a/c - very low pressure in system we recharged it, had him return to leak test it and found dye coming from evap drain. has anyone come across repeated failures in these evap cores? van has approx 70,000 miles on it thanks in advance
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L several VIN: WP0CA2984Y
This is a good customer, but he shouldn't go near anything mechanical. It's a second car and it sits a lot. Battery went dead and he decided to replace it. installed it backwards.(Looks like he had to hammer one terminal on) I have replaced a half a dozen fuse...
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JFIGD29602
i have a strange scraping noise with engine speed at times duplicated it a few times with chassi ear sounded front of engine i replaced all timing belt idlers and tensioner does not happen long enough to get a good diag. any ideas
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Clutch VIN: JT4VN36H6R
I am working on the clutch replacement. In order to remove the transmission, I tried to remove the two shift sticks. Mitchell says, "Remove transmission shift lever boot retainer. Pull transmission shift lever boot upward. Place shop towel on the shift lever c...
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2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Battery VIN: JT3HN86R12
Customer has a dead battery every morning. They had disconnected it at night so it will start in the am. Jumping at the battery negative connection with my DVO meter I have a fluctuating reading 24-40 ma. (0024 - 0040ma). I seem to have 2 draws. 1 on the MPX-B...
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2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L Service Brakes VIN: 3TMJU62N95
Hellow IATN members. Customer originally brought vehicle in because the dealer said they had less than 15% of pads left. Only wanted pad slap. Upsold full service, to machine rotors. Customer returned after weekend complaining of high speed vibration. Replaced...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBF61CXW
customer bring car in check engine ligh on, glow plug light blinks and advise car hard to start.I don't have oem scanner i used generdic scanner code P1562[quantity adjuster incorrectly adjusted].car ran very bad seem like misfire.I am looking in alldata doesn...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WVWWH63B43
Hi fellow VW Guru's Thank you in advance, I could sure use some help. I have an unusual problem child on my hands, which Iíve never seen before. The car came to us from another shop trying to fix this problem; they have replaced 2 complete coil assemblies (No...
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1998 Volvo V70 R 2.3L drive shaft VIN: YV1LW5244W
This car has a vibration at 40-60km or 25-40 mph. It will quit and comes back at 95-105km or 55-65 mph. We pulled off the rear drive shaft and problem disappears. DriveShaft is very rusty and the weight on the front part of the shaft is mangled. I sent the sha...
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2000 Acura Integra GS 1.8L hatchback VIN: JH4DC4362Y
thanks for all the replies. Have called the customer numerous times to try and get the car back in. I guess they are just going to live with it for now, am leaning toward this possibly being normal having to help the hatch open a bit before releasing the key. ...
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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HYND18811
After running further tests we determined that 2 of the new coil units were defective under load , absolutely crazy , when you buy new you do not expect this , returned the defective units installed 2 new ( again ) units and the car is fine . I test drove the ... Trouble codes: P, 302 (misfire 4 cylinder), P, 304 (misfire 6 cylinder), P, 300 (multiple misfires).
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1992 Buick Regal 3.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB14L1N
after trying reman computer, crank sensor, cleaned grounds,ign. module, & cam sensor I have put this one on the back burner for a while. so far nothing has made a difference. Trouble codes: 34 (MAF sensor), 42 (EST error), 43 (EST failure).
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1997 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Ignition VIN: 2G4WF5214V
Thanks to all who replied. After replacing the ignition switch, we found a wire pulled out of the connector at the bcm, repairing the connection fixed our problem.
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1988 Chevrolet V30 Silverado 7.4L Cuts out VIN: 1GCHV34N8J
Some Bozo had tapped in an alarm or navigation unit, Used the wire from fuel guage, or the connection was loose and affected the circuit stopping the transfer of pumps. Thanks for all who responded. Joe
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19R8W
in my original post I didnot mention the fuel pump was replaced by antoher shop but found the fuel pump faulty. replaced with a airtex assembly problem solved. THANK YOU TO ALL THAT RESPONDED TO MY POST !!! KIRK
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52T3W
Thanks to all of you who replied. I did check EGR, as many suggested and it was fine. Like I said in my update, a manual vacuum test (12hg) is what led me in the right direction. Again, I was using the vacuum reading from the scanner, which was 17-18hg, so I n... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random mifire).
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2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Electronic column lock VIN: 1G1YY32G8Y
We repaired this vehicle by replacing the relay which was added as part of the TSB. Problem was you cannot buy just the relay you must buy the kit and GM has none available until June. My dealer tried to locate one but everyone they found was ordered for a car...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 6.0L Ride control VIN: 3GNCK26U41
Want to thank all of you for the help. One member suggested arnott industries and they have a large inventory BUT not for a 3/4 Ton 4WD. The owner and I have searched the net but the 3/4 ton is the deal breaker. I dont know if it can be un/programmed or not. A...
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2007 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L wipers VIN: 1G1ZS57F46
Thanks a lot for your help. The wipers have been working fine for several days now so the customer decided to leave them alone. I am pretty sure it needs a BCM but I would like to see it happen more while monitoring the relay control circuit at the BCM. If ...
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1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1C4GP54L5W
Well, thanks for the replies. All of you touched on same ideas I had. Did not find a problem with cluster, but I'm going to switch out with a "known good part" to verify. No harness problem as of yet. I'm leaning towards a valve or lifter for the miss. I will ... Trouble codes: P1695 (no ccd from body module).
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2003 Chrysler Concorde Limited 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD3M63H
i replaced both cam and crank sensors problem still occurs.customer has not returned to me said he was going to try another shop. never heard back from him. Trouble codes: P0342.
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L pressure to high VIN: 3C4FY48B14
The low fan speed burnt out. thanx Dan & Dave we checked the green wire it had power but no low fan speed I power probed it and it did not work. Again Thank You guys for the help Tom
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1991 Dodge Dynasty LS 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B3XC56R0M
I have replaced the pcm and the car is gone, for now. I still am not confident that it won't be back on the hook. It has done it 3 times now at least. Thanks for all your replies, pretty much everyone said the same thing, to replace the pcm, we all knew that i...
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2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L airbag light VIN: 1B3JB48B17
thankls for all who replied customer returned with car and we strarted checking circuit to air bag control module mounted under console on tunnel and found pin 17 backed out which is power supply for module repaired and all is good. Thanks again to those who ...
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FDEE1469V
Well folks, many thanks for the replies we received. We went back and retraced all of our repairs and noticed we had failed to inform ya'll that the dpfe had been replaced. And we don't a have a smoke machine. We manufactured one that worked enough to find two... Trouble codes: P1100 (maf intermittent), P0305 (fixed), P0306 (fixed), P0455 (fixed), P0401 (fixed).
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2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYUO1142
came to the conclusion that is an open between the ftp sensor and the pcm but cust took the car and will bring it back sometime to leave it has been a while so i figured id close this Trouble codes: 452.
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2003 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L fog lights VIN: 1FAHP60A43
Replaced gem module, was holding fog light relay on. Thanks to all who e-mailed me with suggestions.
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2003 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L Clutch pedal VIN: 1FMYU02B03
Well I got the pedal to stay to the floor and traced it back to a bypassing master cylinder as Vern and Joe suggested. Thanks again to all who took the time to reply.
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2004 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2FMZA57604
performed a 60k service - all fluids / filters - which had been overdue & replaced fuel rail sensor for the first code - solved that concern - then replaced fuel pump for secondary code - dying concern & most of hesitation dis-appeared... final fix for interm... Trouble codes: P0191 (fuel rail circuit performance), P0193 (frp sensor circuit high input - gone after new sensor installed), P1233 (fuel pump driver module offline - will start -no problem).
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31P36
Good morning everyone,Thanks to all who wrote in.After checking the voltage readings on our scan tool,the fuel injection module did not drop below 45 volts at any time as was suggested from everyone.The truck was still acting up cold only, and still had a rand... Trouble codes: 0611 (fuel injection module performance).
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2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Stall VIN: 1GFK16Z52J
Well thanks to all that replied to my request. The customer hasn't been back with the vehicle. I have no information to give you that would help, just the great help from the other techs. Thanks again to ALL.
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L rear hub bearings VIN: JHLRD78872
Thanks for tour quick responses. After installing Honda part using info from fellow techs (thank you) the crv abs now works perfect. If it is anyones first time I would be very carefull as aftermarket parts houses have wrong info and no clue about correct part...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L shift interlock VIN: 2HKRL18982
Thanks so much to those who replied. Sure enough, we had a bad ground on the MLP. We were suspicious of the ground from the beginning, but all appeared good. Until we got into the starting system and found the starter cut relay has ground to the MLP. This grou...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L No Start, intermitent after sh VIN: 1HCGM56333
Customer brought car back had about 1 hour to work on it still can not get car to act up tried heating up main relay with heat lamp also tried running car on max heat still would not act up if car comes back and find fix will let you know
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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB12B34
Many replies pointed to a saturated cannister as a possible cause. After discussions with Hyundai Tech, the cannister and valve were replaced and a filter was added to the purge line to trap any possible particles from entering the purge valve. Seemed to work ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel trim rich Bank 1).
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1993 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L start/stall VIN: 4S2CG58E1P
thankyou to all who replied, I was looking for weird stuff on the vehicle. I know the MAF would cause this problem and that was eventually the fix. we had a bad one out of the box. Thanks again.
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L cooling system VIN: 4S2CM58WOW
Thank you very much for the assistance on this vehicle. I flushed the cooling system using a heavy duty cleaner. It helped only a little so I replaced the radiator. Problem solved. Matt
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: SAJDA01C8Y
Two of the replies turned out to be accurate in my case. The oil level was low, 4 qts!, but adding oil didn't affect the situation. When the owner picked up the car on the weekend, I told him that the next thing I was going to do was smoke test it. The referen... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean Bank 1), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire), P1383 (VVT over retarded Bank 1), P1388 (VVT over retarded Bank 2).
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2006 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L srs VIN: KNAFE12156
Thanks for the help. Suspected control module and body shop was under the gun with thier customer so they picked up the car and took it to the dealer. I have no idea what was found
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L fuel pump VIN: SALMB11483
Thanks for the help the Range Rover is out the door. The correct procedure to remove the fuel lines is: Push the fuel line down and at the same tame pull the orange collar up.This will release the line. Hope this will help others Thanks Tino.
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2005 Lexus RX330 3.3L Steering VIN: 2H2H115A31
Thank you to all who replied. It was the steering shaft and was covered by warranty. Sorry to be so long replying but customer had major back surgery [plates and screws,,EWWW] and could not get the car to the dealer for a while. Thanks again,, Bill
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Interior VIN: WDBFA66E3L
thanks to all,, it was corrosion on back of fuse box receptical for fuse #9 I was able to clean and [...] on it and dash came alive and well
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDC1631542
the fix was fairly simple on this one, but was tricky to find. what was happening is the ignition switch was intermittently failing. unfortuneatley, every time I checked for power at the coils or injectors, there was power present. When this happen it still...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Electronic VIN: WDBSK75F34
ok guys thanks for the help. What we found is that we had lots of canand voltage codes in almost all modules. We replaced the in car temp sensor for the code that would keep coming back, then went ahead and cleared all dtc. Now the a/c functions properly,...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AA46G11
I know that my post didn't offer much in the way of testing that I had done but the only thing that was out of line was the TPS readings in the scan data. 4 members sent in ideas that were much appreciated. The problem is with the cruise control module. It see...
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1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L timing cover VIN: JN1CA21D2V
OK, Nissan guys are going to shake their heads. I did it without pulling the valve covers or the upper oil pan. I cleaned everything very well and put it back together with right stuff. I ran it for about 90 min. without the alt and a/c comp. so i could see th...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Mechanical VIN: JN8DR09Y92
Thanks to Michael from New york. After digging every where and having no luck also checked out some Nissan pathfinder forum with the same problem and sure enough when I removed the air intake hose and shined a snake light for inspection number 4 butterfly was ...
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2001 Saturn L200 2.2L shift interlock VIN: 1G8JU52F41
I got 2 replies about the ground circuit, we checked this and cleaned it. Not the problem. Installed used BCM, no better. One reply asked if the bcm saw the brake comand. Is this shifter unlock comand? If so it is not getting this. PCM not communicating to BCM...
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2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L engine VIN: JS3TD62V12
Thanks to the 3 guys that tried to help me with this one. Your input was helpful. The consensus seems to be that it is just using oil because it is old and has nothing to do with our timing tensioner repair job at all. Here is what I did to "fix" the oil us...
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