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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABM3343Y
Anybody familiar with this BMW code 56 "signal, ignition-current measurement, resistance" Cant find any reference on Alldata and Mitchel. Take into consideration the code was pulled with a Launch on the 20 pin side Trouble codes: 56 (signal ignition-current measurment resistance)
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2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L stability control VIN: 4USCH3345Y
Can anyone tell me where to locate the lateral acceleromter sensor.
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2003 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: WBABS53483
Customer describes a notable loss of power under load, and the car has been in on numerous occasions but we've never experienced the problem, nor have there ever been any faults in the DME following any of these episodes. We've driven the car extensively, time...
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1992 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4HR53L4N
This Buick Le Sabre will run fine at idle, when shut off, it will not restart and code 17 shows up. In the book it says to disconnect icm harness from module and jumper terminals c and h. With key on, to check voltage at terminal c. If 5 volts is not shown on ... Trouble codes: 17 (rpm signal problem)
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1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G4HP52L1R
We have this headache that likes to loose fuel pressure. We test for power and ground at the pump connection, appears good, replaced pump. Test drive 50 miles, return car to owner. Two days its back, same symptoms. Now during detail electrical testing we notic...
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1998 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L rear strut dampning VIN: 1G6KS54Y6W
Howdy there, This caddy belongs to an elderly Marine, Well mostly elderly, he just got new knees! Trying to help this guy out, very nice and kindly fellow. Was taking his daughter to soccer practice and as he puts it the car was riding fine and then it wasnt. ...
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2004 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L MIL Lamp on, TIGHTEN FUEL CAP VIN: 3GYFK66N04
initally evap purge solinoid flowing at all times, replaced ok, upon running monitor readiness gross leak still detected, checked evap vent solinoid found light blue piston sideways and falling out/ definintly not able to close and seal correctly. replaced and... Trouble codes: P0455
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2005 Cadillac Escalade 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GYEK63N55
Hi everybody, i have this Escalade that the customer lost the key, ordered another one from USA and got it but the problem it can turn the ignition but the engine will not start, i know maybe the key need to be learned to the ECM, as i don't have the original ...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19R9T
engine will idle @ -2 cam retard, increase rpm and cam retard goes to 45 and sets code. scanner does not pick up and particular engine missfire. distributer shaft feels no play. ecm??? what other info can i give you? Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire)
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1998 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L a/c leak VIN: 1GCGK29U4X
vehicle came into shop for not blowing cold air,inspected for leaks /visual only.noticed oil all over front of compressor,pulled vaccum and recharged a/c system, compressor front seal leaking.replaced compressor ,drier and orings along with orfice,flushed syst...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L headlights VIN: 1GCHK29U82
Ive got one thats driving me crazy. 02 silverado w/DRL and meyer plow system. Headlights are always on high beam, all 4 lights are lit as well as the high beam indicator. have tried -- multi-function switch, headlight switch and headlight relay. same problem a...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L speedometer VIN: 2GCEK13M87
customer has replaced tires with different size & needs to have it recalibrated. I have tech 2 & tis But could not find a module with selectable choice. Any help on where to find the information would be great. Kyle
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2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 5.3L fluid VIN: 3GNFK12338
this is my personal vehicle,after pulling my travel trailer 370 miles i started to notice a gear oil oder. i climbed underneath the truck and didn't find any leaks, checked the fluid and it was full,as i loosened the drain fluid check plug the oder was very st...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V 3.3L Hesitation VIN: 1D4GP23R35
this vehicle originally came in in mid feb. with a crank sensor code. I replaced the sensor and still had a code for crank sensor.I spoke with a friend from the dealer who imformed me that the sensor had to be synced. I didnt understand why because both sensor...
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2006 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L cruise control VIN: 1C3EL56R86
P0582 Speed control vacuum solenoid circuit. open or short in speed control circuit. Circuit V36 test OL when checking this circuit to ground and has .3 ohms from cruise servo to pcm. circuit V32 has also had a new wire ran because of the intermittitant proble...
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1991 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L Transmission VIN: JB3XE74C1M
About six months after we returned the car to the customer, he brought it back complaining of a grinding noise, and mentioned he had noticed a leak. We removed and inspected the tranny and concluded the front seal had leaked the fluid out and consequently burn...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L case VIN: 1B7GG22X2X
vechicle came to us with a loud clunk and a broken overdrive housing on the tranmission replaced housing and tranfer case with a reman unit inspected drive lines and diffs no found wrong unit was on the road for 300 miles and cust heard a loud pop and then a v...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13Z41
This vehicle came in with the MIL on. Pulled the codes and found a P0138-1/2 O2 Sensor Shorted to Voltage. I followed the troubleshooting chart, I let the engine run for 5 minutes and the O2 voltage was above 1.2v, it would go up as high as 1.8v. I disconnecte... Trouble codes: P0138 (1/2 O2 Sensor Shorted To Voltage)
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2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L Mileage VIN: 1B3EL46R82
After we installed the used BCM, everything worked properly. As customer was driving vehicle after repairs, instead of odometer turning to 96,000 from 95,999 it went to 106,000. Help? Is cluster reprogrammable? Must i have new BCM and cluster programmed by Chy...
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2002 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HR38N32
Hello everyone, This one has me stumped. It has a P0172 rich exhaust code. I did change the O2 sensor b/c of possibly being shifted rich. Did not change a thing. Checked purge not open. Idle vacuum is at 18" which then i would think that the timing chain is o... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich Exhaust)
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WP0PD64416
This vehicle came to me running, with a strange noise coming from the injector area. I found that injector #'s 1&4 were leaking compression @ the copper injector seal.What a mess that makes. It left a substance that looked like obsidian and coal all over the i...
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L rough idle VIN: 1FALP6538T
replaced the cyclinder head veichle ran great with noisey valves (hydraulic tappets) once the lifters pumped up (test drive ) this rig runs horrible. got another head from supplier and same thing. fire up the engine runs good idles good. noisey valves in the s...
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1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FALP62W7T
customer states vehicle will stall at slow speeds with a slight throttle only. i have driven vehicle several times and cannot duplicate problem. have checked for codes and none were found. not sure what to look for if everything is working. just wondering if a...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L fuses VIN: 1FTYR14X5W
got a real sweet one here. Fuse #24 7.5amp in the ip fuse block keeps blowing intermittently. it happens about every 3 weeks. when it blows there is no crank. starter draw is 92 amps. when the truck came in testerday i did an amp draw test on the fuse. the cir...
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L Windshield Wipers VIN: 1FTYR10C8W
Hi guys truck came in with no speedo operation and this wiper problem, Installed new gem/ctm module and I had it programed at the dealer, speedo works good now. Wiper functions are and were.. wipe/wash normal...No interment operation... No low speed... High sp...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FTNW21F91
hi: every body and good monday morning; i am out of idea . this truck does not want to start , i don`t know what i am over looking . crankig rpm, oil presure, glow, fuel and presure all there any thing but start. i really can use your help thanks a lots. ma... Trouble codes: P0603 (due to rr computer)
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2009 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW12849
I only have SI and Techauthority at work. After inspecting vehicle from both up top and underneath, I could not find any damaged wiring/connectors. I also could not locate any head temp sensors, are they under the intake? Also the a/c is inop and I'm wondering... Trouble codes: P1289 (Cyl. Head Temp Sensor Circuit Voltage High)
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1993 GMC P3500 6.2L noise VIN: 1GDKP32JXP
To all diesel techs please help! This van came in we replace heads & gaskets. The motor now runs good cold but as it warms up it developes a noise that is coming out of the intake. It almost sounded like a lifter snaping noise. We remove the valve cover & chec...
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2004 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Cruise Control VIN: JHLRD68404
Vehicle came in with customer complaint of intermittant cruise control operation. Cruise control has never worked for us. Backprobing 14 pin connector at cruise control module under left knee panel proves good powers and ground supply. Brake switch is operatin...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Unknown VIN: KMHDN45D62
Hello fellow techs, this is for you Hyundai goo-roos. Are the evaporator cores common on these Elantras? If so, how in the heck do they come out? Alldata doesn't show anything on them. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks again, Jason.
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1987 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L strong fuel smell VIN: SAJAV1343H
This car has intermittent strong fuel smell complaints. I have gone from back to front and back again pinching off fuel lines and checking for leaks at clamps and have eliminated any I found. The complaint is that the smell comes from the trunk, and I have fas...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Speedometer VIN: 1J4GL38K22
Jeep liberty came in without a working speedometer, found the same problem listed here on IATN. all the fixes I have found were because of the e-brake cable rubbing against the speed sensor wire on the rear diff. this jeep had the same problem so I fixed the w...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L check eng light VIN: 1J4GR48K05
I have 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with an intermittent check engine light. In March we had this same code and sent the Jeep to a local shop who reprograms and he tried replacing the TCM but it would not communicate. He reprogrammed original TCM and all se...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Mechanical VIN: KNADC12524
Hi gang !on this Kia, it was given to us, vehicle was brought in here in January this year, diagnosed coolant in #3 cylinder, vehicle was given to us and we decided when we received a clear title we would disassemble and see if we could not fix it for resale. ...
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2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHCH96S76
Of course this problem car belongs to my brother-in-law. He recently bought the car and the ck engine light came on shortly after. We checked it and it had 3 codes- all related to an EVAP system leak. We smoke-checked the vacuum switching valve on the canister... Trouble codes: P0455, P0441
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1992 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Cluster VIN: 1LNLM9746N
This one baffles me. replaced an Electronic Instrument Cluster with a used one to fix a DCL problem. Let customer use car over weekend with out EIC installed. Got use EIC today and now both clusters will bulb check and remain fully lit anytime the key is on. F...
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1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WDBBA45A1D
This car came to us with a long cranking time, mainly cold and when driving it will stall. But this only happens now and then. We hooked up the gauges, the t style to see the pump and the fuel dist. When the temp outside is around 60 the fuel press. is around ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L shifting VIN: WDBHA28E2T
Vehicle came in because transmission was slipping.Removed transmission pan and found inside clean but also found the pin for the reaction valve side of B2 Band laying in the pan. It appears as if the reaction valve broke allowing pin to drop out. My question i...
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1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L monitors not ready VIN: 1MELM50UXT
I know I need proper responce from EGR system to clear monitors Did new duty switch cause ECM to Fail ? (no signal out of ECM) What do mode 6 failures mean ? Thank all of you Bob [...]
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2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L dash lights VIN: 1ZWFT61LOY
At high rpm dash lights fliker. Altenator always charging at 14.5 or more volts. Checked grounds and all good any help would make us very happy. Thanks Brian
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Stall VIN: 4M2ZU86W42
We have this problem vehicle back for the third time now, the complaint is it will stall at idle or just off idle. It will stall in gear or in park/neutral. usually it stalls on the customer as they pull up to a stop sign or just as they take off from a stop. ...
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2004 Mercury Sable 3.0L information center
when your driving and you use the dimmer switch the radio blinks very slightly and the miles per gallon reading goes back to zero.the compass also shows no reading @ this time.eventually it all comes back in line.is it a bad switch,module, or wiring somewhere?...
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1990 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L No Start VIN: JHLRD2845W
Vehicle initially had a no start after driving after vehicle heats up. After testing vehicle no longer start no matter in what condition. Found spark at distributor and no fuel injection signal. Power to computer and distributor working normally. At TDC & Cran...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4LS21H32
Hello techs, We are scratching our heads and at a loss to know how to correct this vehicle problem. Hopefully someone out there has run into a similar Mitsu ignition problem. When we first tested, the ignitor, ignition module or power transistor was receiving...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DXS
Customer brought vehicle in for a stalling condition at idle. He said that the vehicle would normally restart, but intermittently would be difficult to restart. Customer also complained of a whining sound in motor. CEL was on, but I could not duplicate stallin... Trouble codes: P0115 (Coolant Temp Sensor), P0150 (O2 Sensor B2S1), P0325 (Knock Sensor)
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28T8Y
truck has code p0450, checked evap system for leaks found none, all siliniod valves are working including the one on the cannister. pressure sensor has 5v refrence and goes up from 3.5v (signal wire)as pressure is added, seems to be an intermitant problem, hop... Trouble codes: P0450 (ecsp sensor)
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1989 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Brougham 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1G3HY54C5K
new fuel pump has the same readings. I have what appears to be low volume, less than a half of a pint in 30 seconds and lots of air bubbles in the line. my question is does any one know where to find a volume spec ? I searched mod and alldata and can't find a...
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1980 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Surge VIN: 91A0140608
This Porsche 911 came in after sitting for a little while. Driven infrequently, but well maintained. This is a problem that has been occurring for some time. At or near 2,000 rpms with foot steady on accelerator pedal (not accel or decel) engine surges, jerkin...
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2001 Saturn L300 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G8JW54R21
Has anyone ever seen bank 1 and bank 2 almost exact opposites of each other? Meaning, this vehicle shows short term fuel trim at about 25% on bank 1 and -25% on bank 2 (+/-10% depending on load) There is no way the harness is capable of having the front O2 sen...
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2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Door Locks VIN: 4S4BP62C75
Subaru Gurus'I have an Outback that has door lock issues.One the key fob is inop .We replaced the battery.The security light does not blink at all. The door locks will operate normally only with the doors closed.If you try to lock the doors with the door open ...
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1987 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN50R3H
Thanks ahead for help on this Toyota. Came in with no spark. Discovered the distributor was not turning. Removed valve cover to find problem because engine sounded OK like good compression. Found the gear bolted on end of camshaft that drives distibutor had al...
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L moving off in D VIN: JT3VN39W0R
Hi every one, this car came to me with erratic transmission performance. I tested the vehicle and found that it would reverse fine but when drive is selected it would slip for awhile then judder then pick up the gear and get going, once its going it changes ou...
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L compressor VIN: 1NX1BR18E6
I have intermittent operation of a/c compressor. when system works it blows cold and operation is good. after about 30 min or less it will stop working and compressor will not turn on. sometimes when it is working and you shut it off and restart it will not co...
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2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TESN92N8Y
Hello everybody,Vehicle was towed in, customer said he was driving on the freeway and vehicle stalled and would not restart. Vehicle cranks, and will start and run very sluggish for about 2-3 seconds and then dies. Checked the basics: fuel, spark, noid fire an... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst effieciency below threshold)
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2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: A22S066804
Need Toyota help on a 4.7 V8. This thing misfires on all the odd cylinders bank 1. Only does it during idle ,cruise is ok.Suspect a problem with variable valve timing? Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305, P0307
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Stalls no start VIN: 3VWCC21C6Y
code 16706 no engine speed signal.replaced cam sensor but still dies with a no start condition.
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF29M8X
Have a Jetta Tdi that is a no start. Vehicle came to me and would start for 10 seconds normally then shut off immediately. After some testing(pulled code 17946-p1538) and a fuel filter replacement car does not start at all. Have plenty of fuel with no air in l... Trouble codes: P1538
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start, multiple issues VIN: WVWSP61JZB
Basically, we do these pumps often, usually as a result of the bio diesel destroying the viton seals. Most come in running and leaking. Some on the hook. During tear down it was found the water pump was failing, timing belt original and the customer provided p... Trouble codes: P1570 (anti theft immobilizer Onboard Diagnostic)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 3-4 shift VIN: 3VWSE69MX2
Car shifts good in all the gears except the 3-4 shift. It doesn't slip but there is a delay in the shift that almost feels like you are taping the brake for an instant. If it would just shift you wouldn't feel it. When you run it in tiptronic mode you can see ...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L smokes and misfires VIN: WVWSR61J94
Need help for a Volkswagon Jetta (diesel) I need help with the fallowing... On one of my customer's car, the vehicle got stuck on a puddle of water adn the car died. He tried to crank the the vehicle but the car would not start. He had it towed home and he rep...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L abs VIN: WAUED64B61
Greetings and thanks to the techs that did respond. Although the tires were all the same size and had equal pressure, the rears did have a bit more thread depth than the fronts. A tire rotation minimized the problem and a new set cured it alltogether. Thanks a...
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAV53401
After clearing fuel trim codes 2nd time and resetting adaptations, codes have not returned. Customer verified light not back on, car gone for 2 weeks. Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 2), P0174 (lean bank 1).
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L general mo VIN: XXXPM52336
A special thanks to Steve Brotherton for exchanging a few emails with me. The initial problem of the non-functioning door locks was taken care of by replacement of the general module. The problem with coding the new general module, was a software problem...
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1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1L evaporator VIN: 2G4WS52MXX
According to the 47 pages of info that Mitchell faxed me, don't know why they don't put this info in there disc isn't that what we pay for? Anyhow it does say you need to pull out the brace, what A pain, time for this is not enough, so if you shove the brace t...
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1988 Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Alarm VATS VIN: 1G1YY2181J
Well guys like always IATN really rocks, I really appreciate your time and valuable information and inputs, like everybody knows this injector disable signal from VATS module it is hard to be reproduced, but someone here mention that He have installed a bypass...
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1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G1YY22P9R
Thanks to everyone who responded! Checked OPTI spark drain, plugs and high and low resolution signals. (Low Hertz) We changed the distributor, cap, rotor, and wires. I heard that aftermarket distributors were no good, so we cut to the chase and got an oe part....
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1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1G1YY22POS
Customer decided to go back with an A/C Delco distributor, problem solved. I called Accel tech line and they said that they have not had any issues with there opti spark distributors and that they are an direct replacement. Well I guess I was the first to get ...
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G1JC52401
thanx to all. timing chain fixed the running problem, the chain was four teeth off. someone replaced the gear chain + tensioner about a year ago. the tensioner assembly exploded, with the forward plastic a metal guide gone. replaced the parts vehicle runs good...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L starter relay VIN: 2G1WH55K72
Traced cause to pcm. it was not grounding the starter relay at times. ordered and replaced the pcm and flashed latest calibration file into it. This was a confirmed fix according to the GM Hotshot i was talking to. I was also convinced this was the intermitten...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C8FY68BX2
When I checked the CKP sensor ground it checked good. When I went back to the car to recap, I decided to check my voltages (8 volt reference and 5 volt signal) again and my CKP sensor ground again, this time doing a wiggle test of the wiring DURING the test. W... Trouble codes: P0320 (No crank reference signal at PCM).
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2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L unknown / radiator VIN: 1B7GL2AN4Y
Almost 100 percent stated customer needed a radiator - customer has to date not returned so I can't state if this was the fix . Since he is towing we are going to recommend a quality radiator with a thicker core two other ideas that came across was using Mop...
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2005 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L virbration VIN: 1B3ES56C15
I RESET THE VALVE TIMING, OFF 1/2 TOOTH. RECENTERED THE PASSENGER SIDE MOTOR MOUNT. VIRBRATION GONE.
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1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A2M
Well this ranger is still here having a headache. I have found the following problems: 1)The screws all need to be in the ignition module(this one did have only one screw in it), 2) The Crankshaft position sensor was bad--no square wave, and balancer with fin...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMZU34E6W
Thanks for all who replied to my posting regarding the lean codes on this Ford Explorer. As it turned out,we had two problems. Th mil did not work (burned out) although 2 of us swear we say it on the initial bulb check. Secondly, we did have both upstream o2 s... Trouble codes: P0133, P0153 (right and left bank os sensors lean).
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: F123F1X000
Its Alive...Thank everyone for the help. Harold from Florida and Brian from Illinois nailed it on the head...the filter canisters inside the fuel pump pick up were filled up with trash. Several others knew it was a fuel problem and led me in the right directio... Trouble codes: P0340, P1211, P1212, P1670.
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA50411
already changed the updated kit for the plenum gaskets, we did a couple before using fel pro gaskets. never had a problem... thank you for taking the time to read this request. already passed the emissions test. thanks for everything... its a great site. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31L04
I want to thank all who replied especially Charles [...] for getting me on the right track and what relay it really was.Customer had no owners manual so I pulled mine out (04)and that is where I got the idea of the fuel heater relay.WRONG! That is for the 6.0...
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2005 Ford Freestar S 3.9L temp gage VIN: 2FMZA50695
Hi guys sorry it took so long to close this one, but we had to send the customer to the dealer and they reprogrammed the pcm. Everything has been ok it has been about a week now thanks for all the help, iatn saved the day again!
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45DX2
Fixed it ! Thank you for all the great ideas . I found that the best way to test the purge solinoid was to hook it up with a vac pump and actuate the solinoid while appling vacuum and it will (when working right) let you build up a liitle vacuum and release it... Trouble codes: P0441 (improper purge flow).
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2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51D23
TURNS OUT THE DRIVER IN THE ECU WAS OPEN.REPLACED ECU AND ALL WORKED FINE.BY THE WAY GOT A USED ECU AND WAS ABLE TO PROGRAM TO THIS CAR.THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP. Trouble codes: P0447 (evap vent control circuit open).
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2003 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4HL38K13
I do appologize for the code screw up,I could not locate the codes I wrote down.They were P0174 lean , P0320 crank sensor , P0700 trans fault P0725 engine speed sensor error and P1391 loss of camshaft crank. I was not concerned about a diagnosis but on how to ... Trouble codes: P0340 (crank sensor).
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L atf/gear oil leak VIN: JT6HF10U5X
Thanks for the input. We wound up replacing all of the seals again but this time also used a new sleeve they go in (old sleeve was scored up and we did not want to risk it.) It was $200 for this part but feeling already lucky to not have to remove entire diff ...
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2001 Mercury Cougar 2.5L forward gears VIN: 1ZWFT61L81
Worst tranny I ever had to take out! Custumer decided to replace with reman tranny, due to being so problematic.Thanks for all the help, sorry for the long closing ; it took him weeks to find one, and took me weeks to replace! thanks again!
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4BA41E14
thanks Randy, it was the oil passage cover. thanks for the help
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1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6359X
This vehicle is fixed.Sorry for taking so long to close,wanted to put many miles on this vehicle before cvonfirming fix.A number of you stated to check egr valve,this vehicle has none,anumber of you said check plug wires I stated in my post that these were new... Trouble codes: 304 (Misfire 4).
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2005 Suzuki Aerio S 2.3L pings VIN: JS2RA62SX5
I want to thank all for their replies. Bobby ( my shop manager ) and I read them all, and we looked at each other and went DUHHH. Both us us felt stupid when we read what we had posted. The problem is a bad EGR valve, and at the time of the post there was n...
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1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGG83A1T
Thanks to all the replies, I was able to adjust the timing(thanks to all) but first I had totally overlooked 1 basic item, air in the fuel line. Turned out to be the fuel filter/water seperator was sucking air in the bottom, its not that it was loose just must... Trouble codes: 00550 (start of injection deviation), 00519 (MAP sensor short with power), 00575 (MAP sensor deviation intermitent).
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L 3,4 shift VIN: 3VWSC29M7X
received some good information from a number of sources. 1. replace valve body--known problems from vw--recommended source--Valve Body Xpress 2. KNOWN problems with TCM--recommendation was to drive vehicle 50 miles in order to do a relearn on the computer--...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L leak, injector pump VIN: 3VWSP69M33
Thank you for all the replies, the consensus is that biofuel is not a good idea for these vehicles and may have contributed to the pump leaking. I replaced the pump and all is well, perhaps next time I will find a seal kit and re-seal it myself. I was told tha...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSR69M64
found a vacuum leak. vacuum canister on the front of the engine would not hold vacuum. 100 miles and no check engine light. thanks anyway. by the way, this motor does not have a dynamic pump. some do but this is a BEW with a tandem pump. Trouble codes: P0101 (mass air flow circuit range/performance).
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L locks,windows,mirrors VIN: 3VWSG71K75
sorry for the long delay. but when rarts are on a national back order it is hard to fix a problem. i installed a new harness to the left door. the problem still there. while i was in there i saw 2 wires that i could not find a place for. i traced them back to ...
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