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1992 Audi 100 S 2.8L abs VIN: WAUBJ54A3N
another shop sent this one to me . The problem is that when pushing on brake pedle it will go down 3/4 of the travel then becomes hard. Thje brake work to stop the car in the first part of the pedel travel but then the pedel goens down like a bad master cyl. a...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L left rear window VIN: WAUDC68D41
Car was presented with inoperative left rear window. removed door panel and found broken ground wire at pin in lower hinge area connector. have located the pin but need someone to tell us how to disassemble the connector without breaking it. any help would be ...
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2002 Audi S8 4.2L Recaro Seats
No VIN because I am writing this from home. Greetings everyone. I am replacing the factory seat covers on the the driver's seat and can not find a zipper to zip up the bottom sections to connect the covers together. Has anyone done these before and if so what...
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L DriveTrain? VIN: WAULT64B12
Customer has been complaining of a vibration in the body of the vehicle for several thousand miles. At 1st the vibration would come and go always seemed to have started around 45-55mph and on turns. The car has had several problems with it that could have all ...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L starter VIN: WBAAM5346Y
When the car came in it would crank but not start. Engine replacement was already diagnosed and requested. We've installed a used engine and now the starter isn't cranking. I've replaced the starter with a Bosch reman. My diag equipment is a power probe 2 an...
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2004 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA73494
Thanks in advance. I have a BMW X3 with a mil lamp on. I've got a Snap On brick. It is limited on BMW diag. The codes are p2760, secondary air and 10677 undefined. I turned the light off and within 2 days its back. I looked on alldata and mitchell and could fi... Trouble codes: 2760 (secondary air), 10677 (undefined)
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Misfire, Spark knock VIN: 1GNDT13W4V
We have this Blazer that is missing over 55 mph. The code is random misfire and #1 and 6 show a slight misfire but it is mostly #2. The car has new plug wires, #4 was bad. The vehicle pings nearly all the time under acceleration but only misses on the highway.... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 6.5L No Start VIN: 3GNFC16F9X
This vehicle has a very intermittent no start. Customer states that he can drive it 2 hours, let it sit for 20 minutes and it won't start. 30 min later it will. For me it wouldn't start 1 time and stayed that way for 3 days. Had a p1216 fuel response code in i...
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L ignition switch VIN: 1GCGK24R3X
Hello Iatn members my customer came in with an intermittent no start after checking everything I scanned the codes and found a security code we ordered a new ignition switch and installed it but truck will not start although you can remove switch from colummn ...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Ok where to begin. Fist off sorry for the no VIN as I'm writing this from home. I'll update this tomarrow with the VIN. Van came in with a check engine light on and security light on. Customer says the security light came on 3 weeks ago.go to scan for codes fi... Trouble codes: P1345
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2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Fuel gauge VIN: 1GNDX03E9Y
Purchased new sending unit, as old one was contacts were worn. Gauge goes to full, then after about 1 minute drops to empty. Tested for continuity, good all the way between ECM and sender connector. Resistance changes with movement of the sweep. Snap-On scanne...
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L picks upspeed VIN: 1GNDX03E51
Customer complaint is that the van will pick up speed when cruising between 30 and 40 mph, will have to ride the brake to slow down. I have road tested this van numerous times and cannot duplicate this problem. Problem is intermittant with customer also, she i...
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2001 Chevrolet c6500 7.8L Starting VIN: 1GBJ7H1C71
I need some help from you cat guys. I inherated a problem child. I have a 2001 chevy c 6500 with a 3126B cat. The truck will not start. I can not scan due to it being a chevy. Some one else replaced the heui pump and all fuel filters. I have tested injection p...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 3GNEC13T52
2002 avalanche,will crank for a split second and shutoff imediately,as if the anti-theft is activated.suspect vehicle hit by lighting,after nearby lightning strike,onstar light is red and now wont run,Tech2 wont communicate with any module,suspect BCM ok due t...
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2002 Chevrolet Blazer Xtreme 4.3L instrument cluster VIN: 1GNCS18W62
Hello all i have one that has got me stumped needless to say.The customer brought this to me after he had noticed his guages fluctuating while driving than stalling.could restart but vehicle would not idle.By the time the vehicle gets to me everything appears ...
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2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 7.0L lean code VIN: 1G1YY26E26
car has a man switch installed , this opens the exhaust buterflies upon activation of switch giving a more free flowing exhaust when open, car normally opens these butterflies at about 3500 RPM . while driving with butterflies open , car sets lean fuel trim co... Trouble codes: 171 (o2 sensor lean fuel trim bank1), 174 (o2 sensor lean fuel trim bank 2)
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK33678
Need help with this 6.6dsl. Customer states that at random times the vehicle displays reduced power and ses light on. Usaly happens after coming to a stop. I verify the issue it happens to me with in few seconds of start up almost every time. Reduced power mes... Trouble codes: P0101, P0401 (Egr Flow Insufficient)
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Stall VIN: 2B4GP44R2V
pushed car into my stall,start vehicle runs fine shift into gear dies,acts like tcc solenoid?but i've only replaced on gms due to this problem.any help will be appreciated thanks.
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L shift controls VIN: 3B7KF26611
codes are p1693 and p1763 the govenor pressure sensor and govenor pressure solenoid have been replaced. customer took vehicle to the dealer and they replaced the ecm - problem still exist, dealer told customer problem had to be in the wiring? no ok to go furth...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L engine VIN: 17HA16D0J6
customer complain of vehicle would not start,was towed to shop. scanned for dtc;s had small evap leak detected, # 8 cylinder misfire detected,fuel pressure test shows good, does not have any engine noise. vehicle will start ,hard though. have to keep at about ...
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2006 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Radio VIN: 1D4GP45R06
Customer dropped vehicle off yesterday and said that the radio would not work at all, the air bag light was on, and the rear wiper "has a mind of its own". We verified the conditions, radio does not work at all, no display, no music, we can get the clock to co...
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1996 Ford F-150 Special 5.8L brakes VIN: 1426576879
This vehicle has the fading brake pedal concern. This system has been bled over and over using power bleeder and manual bleeding. It has rear ABS. Pimching off the hoses doeas not help, pedal still creeps over half way down. All masters have been bench bled co...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L camshaft VIN: 3FAKP1136X
Car is in for a seized timing belt idler pulley and a broken timing belt and bent valves. We took the cams out for machining and the exhaust side cam came out extremely hard. When we went to put the exhaust side cam in, it seemed just fine, we alternated bolts...
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X1X
I have this 99 ford ranger with the 4.0L in my shop and im having a hard time getting to the bottom of this one. I pull the 2 lean codes for both banks, reset the light and codes do come back after 2 drive cycles. First step I took was replace the fuel filter ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system to lean bank 1), P0174 (system to lean bank 2)
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L door VIN: 1FMFU16WX3
i have got a problem with a door ajar light on this ford replaced both driver and pass side door ajar swithes and still have th same problem the light is intermitten theres time the light will got off and times it stays on have opened all 4 door and it would g...
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Starting VIN: 1FTRF17243
Vehicle has an intermittant crank but no start condition. Fuel pressure is good. Also spark is present. Codes present:P1709 PNP switch out of range. P1260 Theft detected,engine disabled. The theft light on the dash does flash when the vehicle will not start. A...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L vct VIN: 1FTSX21585
truck came from another shop not running, no compression, we removed valve covers and plugs and checked timing, and found that the vct phasers were both broke,and had spun on the end of the cams,which broke both dowel pins and cams, after replaceing both cams,...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1FTWX33PX6
this truck is a tow truck, after the above repair the truck worked for a day and did great. next morning came in with no power, can not get above 80k. we get code p2262 and barely 2-lbs of boost. check all intercooler hoses and pipes in case a clamp blew off a... Trouble codes: P2262
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2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18566
I am just wondering if I'm overlooking something obvious here. Getting kind of puzzling. Trouble codes: P0305
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1993 GMC K1500 Suburban 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GDFK16K1P
I'm out of ideas on this thing. o2 sensor would not go over .5v initially, replaced o2 sensor, now have active o2 sensor .2 to .8v, found ignition timing at 23 deg advanced, retarded to 0 deg, coolant temp is reading correct at 206 deg F, map sensor is correct...
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1999 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Steering Box, Pump VIN: 1GKDM19W2X
Greetings All! More strangeness. This van came in for complaint of fluid leak. Found the steering box leaking and replaced it. After 'bout a month or so, came back complaining of noise. Now this isn't the standard light groan/hiss that is normal. This noise is...
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2002 GMC Sonoma SLS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTDT13W32
hello, I have this van that was having a multiple cylinder misfire. After doing some checks I found it could be a possible intake problem. the intake was leaking oil anyway so I did it. Now the problem im having is a cylinder 5 misfire. When I pull the plug of...
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1997 Hyundai Tiburon 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJG24MXV
P1127 will set after driving for a while. No driveability complaints. Freeze frame: ect 226 degrees, MAP 43"HG, Short trim -1.5, Long term -23. I have very limited information on alldata and snap-on scan tool. Trouble codes: P1127
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L master cyl VIN: KM8SC13D55
santa fe comes to me with pedal going to floor. some else installed frt pads and claimed to open bleed screw on calipers to retract caliper pistons bleed system then had pedal go to floor. but later stated that pedal went to floor before pads install... ok I i...
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1993 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ78S9P
This Cherokee has spark, injector pulse, fuel pressure, fuel volume, compression, timing is correct, cam and crank signal scoped look normal and vehicle will not start. The vehicle will not even try to fire. We have taken a fuel sample, fuel is correct and goo...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Floor vent VIN: 1J4GZ58S5S
Hello everybody, this jeep came in with the air blowing 90% on the floor in all positions. It's a manual type not auto temp. control. If the selector is put on any other then floor, you can feel a little air but hardly. Mainly blows on the floor and out the si...
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4FY1957W
Ok, this one is for you Jeep guys. This thing will just start running terrible no matter what the condition. Driving down the road it just falls on it's face. Have to take it out of gear and give it some gas to keep it from stalling. It will run fine for a few...
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L ride control VIN: 1J4FF58S91
Truck has had that wobble or violent shimmy after hitting a bump 35-45 for a while now. The shimmy will not stop unless the vehicle is slowed. The listed repairs were done as customer could afford and they really were worn and needed replacement but the proble...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L air flow VIN: 1J8GW58N62
i thought this would be an easy fix, just replace doors in the box. wrong!!! i have had the ac box out of the vehicle. i replaced the recirc. door. all other doors and motors are good. i sent them thru there ranges and all worked ok. i replaced the blower moto...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Speedometer VIN: 1J4GL38K22
Customer came in with complaint of no speedomter, she has been driving it around like that for a year. I did a cluster sweep to be sure the gauge did acually work and it did. scanner does not read speed, stays at zero. found tons of fixes for this issue on ide...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S54
tester 02 heater circuit resistance on both upstream o2 sensors. ho2s11 5.2 ohm ho2s21 4.3 ohms. tested circuit with load light both circuits show 3 amps and then duty cycles heater circuit w/ 3a each cycle. replaced ho2s11 with denso sensor 4.2 ohms heater ci... Trouble codes: P0031 (ho2s11 heater circuit low)
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Dash temp VIN: 1LNHM86S32
Hello I have this pesky Lincoln here that with the air conditioning on it will intermittently blow heater air through the passenger vents but then will go away and cool down. It stopped doing it for awhile and now started back up again and now it will sometime...
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Cylinder head VIN: JM1BK32345
Greetings fellow Tech I have this '05 Mazda 3 came in with a bad crankshaft bearing. We replace the whole entire short block and put everything back with the old head. We started the car and the car runs great.. the only problem is this horrible tapping noise...
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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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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Hesitation VIN: VDBE83308M
Hello, I am kind of looking for a head's up before I start on this vehicle.This is a turbo diesel,that has a lack of power and the customer claims it all started when she started using vegetable oil for fuel. My question is,does using vegetable oil in these ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L a/c compressor VIN: WBDGA51E2S
i need some strategy help on this mercedez s500.the problem is that the a/c compressor is not working,no power to it.retrieved trouble code from ac pushbotton control unit.E080:heater supply unit,left duolvalve ck.found one valve shorter, low resistance.replac...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L steering pump VIN: WDBEA66E0S
customer complaint of noise under hood,diagnose noise coming from power steering with chassis ear,replace pump and drive belt noise still there,very high pitch,not like a laboring noise or air,something else.thanks for your help//jeremy..
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBLJ70G42
Hi, Car came in with a won't idle complaint. It did not want to accelerate either. It had a MAF low input code P0102. The car would run with the MAF unplugged and it was replaced along with the seals for it. The problem is still there. When cold if you hold yo...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L SRS light VIN: WDBSK75F74
My Baum I-Scan will not communicate with the srs module or the trans module(& certain other modules which may or may not be present on this car)I checked OBDII terminals 3 & 6(which I believe are can-L and can-H)and there appears to be no activity. Term 3 has ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L compressor VIN: WDBNG70J36
Hey you all, thanks in advance for any help on this one. car came in with no ac. compressor not being actuated. system had refrigerant. no trouble codes in aac module, left sam had code for short or open circuit in signal line to ac compressor or compressor de...
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2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L interior VIN: 4M2XV12T4Y
thanks up front for any help. i am out of ideas.an as luck would have it this is a friend of the familys vehicle.we did a brake job and rotated the tires. a day or two later they said that the vehicle has a vibration that starts at 60mph and gets worse the fas...
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1987 Nissan D21 2.4L Distributor VIN: 1N6ND11S7H
This is my son's truck and he takes pretty good care of it. I've tried helping diagnois the problem, but I'm now at an end. The distributor drive shaft that drives off the oil pump snapped on it a couple of weeks after he did a head gasket on the truck. He too...
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1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HJ01F1N
Need some help from Nissan guys. This 93 Maxima was towed in and customer states that it died while driving. Has fuel pressure and spark, power to injectors but no ground from ECM. All power and grounds to ECM are good. I did notice that security light is flas...
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01DXW
Don;t work on many nissans here Vehicle was towed to shop with a no start customer said he was driving and car cut off on him, we checked it out and found code p0505 and the #3 plug was not firing so we put spark plugs wires rotor and cap now all cylinders are... Trouble codes: P0505 (idel air curcit)
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AJ55M9S
I recieved vehicle with mil light on and vehicle cuts out while idling, Owner installed new cam sensor, I scanned it and still had code P0341. Checked wiring, Found OK. I installed new Crank sensor 24x. Now I have a code P0321 but no code P0341, Vehicle starts... Trouble codes: P0341, P0321
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1996 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Gauges VIN: 2P4FP2535T
Analoge cluster. Instrument cluster gauges flicker. During road test I shut engine off and removed key, the gauges flickered for at least 1 minute. I started the engine and the gauges continued to flicker, the odometer flashed unreconizable numbers and stuff, ...
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1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G2NE1532R
"calling all quad four experts!" the computer shows the wrong vacuum readings, but I have replaced the map sensor, oxygen sensor and fouled-rich plugs to no avail. It acts like it's backfiring when cranking, and only starts with the accelerator applied. I keep...
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2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L power windows VIN: 1GMDX03E01
Hello everyone, thanks for any help you can give me with this Montana. I have no power window operation. I have no power at the power window circuit breaker in interior fuse panel. Trying to find the rap relay. Cannot find the relay box by Alldata. Looked on b...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L keyless entry,doorlocks VIN: 2G2WK52J32
the door locks work when I open the doors at times- they lock when you open the door- I've checked grounds and connections at BCM- I see no water damage to harness- at times when you get in the car the door locks will lock and unlock numerous times and then ju...
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2002 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Misfire
this car just seems to misfire at times with a light load to accelerate but flooring it to the floor it will be fine, no codes, no misfire counters, fuel pressure ok when misfiring, now the fun part, the 02 sensor leans out for like 1 second when it jerks, it'...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Calipers VIN: WAUDG74F15
Thanks for all your help. I found from all the replies that you need to command the calipers to retract through the obd2 connector. Had a friend that had the right scanner and it did the job perfectly. Thanks again
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L valve timing VIN: WBAGH8331X
the bmw is out the door. he took it to a bmw dealer so they could set bank 1 timing. it ran good, just had check engine light on. thanks for the help!
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2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L convt top VIN: WBACN33421
i tried multiple times to adjust the top,it did help some it does not need as much effort but it needs help to go all the way back.i let the local upolstery shop look at it and they said tension straps could be added but doubted it would work properly they sug...
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L k bus VIN: 4USBT33403
thank you for every one who helped with my diag. greatly appritiate all the info and time evrey one took to help. i found that the air bag module was faulty. soon as i disconnected it, every thing else on line came to life. thanks again to every one.
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2004 BMW 325xi 2.5L air temp VIN: WBAEU33484
Hello there. Was not able to fix the problem because the cust wanted to go to the dealer. Most of the replies said to check for codes in the hvac system and others said it may be low on freon. Wished I could have given it a try but what can you do. Thanks for ...
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1992 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WB54LXN
hi to all sorry it took so long i had to work it between customer appointments. anyway to all thankyou so much the harness to cam, crank and module was the issue. no visible signs of a wiring problem after it was removed and ohms test was perfect. so i cant th...
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1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L driver's temp door VIN: 1G6EL12Y8W
Thanks to all who responded. The problem was in the instrument cluster. The IPC was replaced several months ago. The options set up for the new IPC was for single zone instead of dual zone temp control. After resetting the options, the system works fine. Thank...
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1983 Chevrolet K20 Custom 5.7L master cylinder hydraulics VIN: 1GCGK24M1D
THANKS FOR EVERYONES HELP, TURNS OUT WE INSTALLED THE CALIPERS UPSIDE DOWN, I DON'T THINK I'D HAVE NOTICED THE BLEEDERS , AGAIN THANK YOU ALL VERY MUCH. BARRY
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1SCSS25R42
we fixed the code p1345 by putting in a second new distributor . the p0300 miss fire was still present so back to basics . compression test found that # 4 cylinder had 0 psi . thanks for all the replies . Trouble codes: P0330, P1345.
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L speedometer VIN: 2GCEK13M87
you have to purchase the vci # from gm & program it into the bcm.
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1991 Chrysler TC 3.0L torque converter VIN: ZC2FS1201M
the car left without being fixed cust. wanted car back. put lab scope on all inputs to tras. control module for torque convertor. did not see any changes when problem happened. did see a change in voltage on the wire going from trans. control unit to torque co...
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL55R32
sorry about this but the customer just does not seem to care enough now that she has her state inspection to come back in.i have asked the customer many times to get is back to me but she has only the one car and just cant be troubled with is right now. I woul... Trouble codes: P0403.
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L trans fluid VIN: 2C3JA63H85
Shy of buying a new scanner for 1 vehicle, we opted to let the car go and directed the customer to Chrysler dealer. Well 1 of the Chrysler dealers left in the area !!! Sorry we couldn't supply any useful repair !! Thanks for all the help !!!
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start
Thanks to everyone for their suggestions. Most of it I already tried but I went back and checked it all again. Considering most replies were on the same path as me I thought maybe I missed something. I unplugged everything on the 5v ref line and still no chang...
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L 2-3 shift VIN: 2B5WB35Z42
noticed scantool data showed -9 degrees trans temp. replaced trans governor pressure sensor and replaced TCC OD solenoids assy because main harness connector was leaking externally.
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1B3EL36X84
Thanks to everyone helped in this matter it was the flex plate
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WP0PD64416
Sorry that it has taken so long to get back to the iATN network with this. This car is still at my shop,and is still not fixed. It seems to be the general concensus that I have air in the system. I'm not sure how else to bleed this, but one person has suggeste...
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1970 Ford mustang 5.8L fuel guage VIN: OF01H11826
Sorry it took so long to reply but working on old cars sometimes takes longer. Had to order parts off the internet and wait on shipping etc. Anyway, simply ran into the old multiple problems scenario. Had to replace the IVR, circuit board, and gauge to resol...
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1984 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, fuel smoke VIN: 1FMCU14SXE
To all of you that responded, THANKS. Well after realizing I didn't have a glass belly button, I dug a little deeper and found the map sensor and aldl connector hidden behind a cover plate tucked in behind the relay center right inner fender panel. I found rea...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X3R
thanx very much for all the replies, they were all useful. the problem was the pcm i was surprised it was so easy to get and cheap too(a1 cordone) thanx again for the help!!!
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L check engine lite VIN: 1FMDU32E9V
thanx for all the replies, all were very helpful, i replaced the range sensor and cleared the code twice and finnally the lite stayed off, im keepling my fingers crossed. so far so good!! thanx again for the help!!
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2004 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air distribution VIN: 1FMFU17L24
needed atc module.it is in front of center console under dash.
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21508
hi techs: sorry it took so long to get back to you. problem was caused from a shorted o2 wire on exhaust pipe blowing fuse for cam sensors and o2 sensors. thanks for all the help. jim Trouble codes: P0010, P0020 (intake camshaft position actuator open circuit bank 2), P0135 (o2 sensor bank 1 sensor 1), P0141, P0155, P0161.
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1998 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GTGK29F3W
sounds like a common issue thanks to all that help replacing the pdm and relocating it with a heat sink fixed this problem and it wasn't as hard as it looked
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1998 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GTHK39R2W
I want to thank everyone for their answers. Roger [...] pulled the trigger first so I ordered the hoses last night. This was a majority of what every one had said. None of my local parts stores stocked these. I changed them and that did the trick. I guess I...
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L plastic radiator VIN: 2HGED6350M
Virtually without exception the Techs advised me to replace the radiator and I will follow that advice. Thank you to all who responded. But which replacement radiator to buy? The OEM radiator is a DENSO [...] 2L. I have very bad experience using after m...
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1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L timing belt VIN: 2HGED6350M
Thanks to all who responded. Some additional information should clarify some issues raised by the respondents. 1) The base of the distributor fits into an offset groove in the end of the cam shaft so it is impossible to install the distributor 180 degrees out ...
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2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 2HGES16524
i replaced the ecm and everything is working properly --thanx for the help
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1987 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L strong fuel smell VIN: SAJAV1343H
I received many responses. Some referred to things I hadn't done, like smoking from the tank filler cap, which didn't yield anything that helped, except by eliminating yet another direction to go. I am saying that I didn't fix the problem even though I was nev...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Trunk lid won't open
I am closing this post but the car had left the shop before I posted the help request, and the driver phoned me late in the day to report that she had, by dint of trying repeatedly to open it, gotten the trunk lid button to function. She reports that the di...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Speedometer VIN: 1J4GL38K22
Replaced speed sensor and harness because the e brake cable wore through the wire. after repair, I found I did not have 12v at the sensor, followed the wire to the BCM, still no 12v, alldata has a flow chart that I followed and the BCM was the repair, replaced...
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2006 Jeep Commander (Truck) Limited 4.7L water in flo VIN: 1J8HH58NX6
AFTER THE CUSTOMERPICKED UP THE JEEP HE CLEANED I UP AND WENT OUT OF TOWN LEAVING IT PARKED FOR A WEEK WHEN HE CAME BACK THERE WAS WATER IN THE FLOOR AGAIN WHICH HAD US GO FUTHER INTO THE DRAIN TUBES ON THE SUNROOF WHERE WE FOUND ABUNCH OF TRASH CLOGGING UP...
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2006 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM84W56
This vehicle is fixed. Thanks Tim [...] for your help. When MAP voltage was at a constant 4.99v, there definetly was an open circut. I followed the diag steps that Alldata supplied for this code. When getting to the step where I used a 5amp fused jumper bet... Trouble codes: P0108.
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L transaxle VIN: WMWRC33444
Thanks for the quick response. Turns out that the problem is a internal transmission failure. Final drive issue. Going to be a expensive repair. Thanks again for the fast response.
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1993 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ24H7P
THE OWNER HAS DECIDED NOT TO FIX THIS VEHICLE. WE DO BELIEVE THE PROBLEM IS INJECTORS AS SO MANY SUGGESTED, BUT THE OWNERS MONEY IS TOO TIGHT AT THEIS TIME TO MAKE THE REPAIR. THANKS TO ALL WHO OFFERED HELP.
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1999 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L power door locks, power windows VIN: 1G2HX52K7X
well, we finally got this thing done. took awhile to get the car back. we ended up finding numerous grounds that looked good and tight but had poor contact. re-established good grounds and problem solved. thanks to everyone who offered help.
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1985 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L head gskt. VIN: JT2AW15C1F
Finally got this one fixed,been waiting on parts & customer approval for repair.Due to a lot of rusty bolts,decided to tear it down in the car rather than drop the powertrain,didn,t see any sense in creating more aggravation then necessary.What I found was hea...
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2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR18E9Y
Well I really want to thank everyone that replied. Replies came fast and almost unanimously pointed to a faulty MAF. Some members offered helpful information that I learned from like that about E-85. Many also described relevent testing methods, particularl... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean).
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, idle speed hunts VIN: 1NXBR12E32
Thanks for everyone's help, and sorry for the delay in closing this. We ended up disassembling and cleaning idle air control motor. The deposits from cleaning throttle body filled the idle air passages. We also had battery disconnected, so I am assuming the...
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2009 Toyota COROLLA 1.8L alternator VIN: 2T1BU40E59
many thanks for all of the replies...FOR THOSE OF YOU OUT THERE WHO THOUGHT WE'D SEND THE CUSTOMER OFF IN AN UNSAFE VEHICLE...WHAT WERE YOU THINKING??? IS THIS HELP??? AS STATED IN OUR POST, WE MADE VEHICLE REPAIRS TO THE CLUTCH PULLEY, AND WE SUPPLIED EXTER...
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