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2002 Audi A4 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E42
this well maintained car was presented to us with a mil light and idle misfire issue...not a flat out miss but definatley not running as crisp as this car does.short and long term fuel trims are basically at zero give or take a percentage point-1.5 to.75but i ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0431
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2003 Audi A4 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WSUAT28H93
I have car with p1423 and p1411 code i cheack for vacume leck looks like all vacumme are ok air pump is pumping ok I pull out change over valves and they work ok no carbon buildup plactick lines from valve cover are in good condition enyone know what other thi... Trouble codes: P1423, P1411
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L no power to compressor VIN: WBABK8324T
When i feed battery power directly to the compressor run very good, and the air is cold (good). I check all fuses they are good. i also swap the AC relay with other relays, but still NO POWER to compressor. AC pressure sensor at the receiver/drier has 4 wires....
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L pdc VIN: WBAAV53481
My customer damaged the rear of his BMW, took it to a body shop. They fixed the damage but now the Parking Distance Control system is malfunctioning. When you put vehicle in reverse a alarm sounds all the time. I disconnected each sensor on rear bumper with no...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y1W
I have a vehicle that came in for an over heating problem. We checked it out and found that the head gaskets were blown on no.2. Normally, We would have replaced the head gaskets and time serted the block. The customer wanted a used engine with low miles. So, ...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L temp door VIN: 1G6KY5490X
Hello Folks, this car has dual climate controls. The a/c blows very cold on the passenger side but wont get cold on the drivers side. I took the actuator off the heater box and physically slammed the temp door closed by hand but it still doesnt get cold on the...
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WO6VR54R8Y
hello fellow techs i got one here that is kickin me in the butt i keep gettin this code p0411 secondary air fault here is the thing this car has the updated air hose i replaced the air check valve with the reed valves here is the kucker when the car is first s... Trouble codes: P0411 (secondary air fault)
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1980 Chevrolet P30 Step-Van 5.7L Combo Brake Valve VIN: 1980CHEVP3
Hi to all brake techs, etc.. I'm looking to see if anyone has a source for a new or rebuilt brake combo valve. I've tried all my local sources and this valve is obsolete.
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1987 Chevrolet G30 Sportvan 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2GBHG31KXH
Starts and idles fine for a bit then it starts to idle at about 1000rmp rev it up the it let idle then it will die sometimes let it warm up it seems keep it running at idle at higher rpm runs fine. code 45 rich exhaust is thrown Trouble codes: 45 (rich exhaust)
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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Unknown VIN: 2G1WW12M0T
Hi vehicle towed in with the radiator tank leaking,replace radiator and thermostat started filling with dexcool,and saw coolant leaking out of itake manifold.Tear it down and replaced intake gaskets(used the improved Fel-pro gasket set,the vehicle run ok when ...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Stall VIN: 1GCEK14T6Y
Dear techs in IATN land. How is everyone today? I,m doing good myself, but not doing to good on this truck. This well maintained Silverado is having a problem with stalling on start up. 8 out of about 10 times it will start and stall, sometimes it will start a...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L ebcm VIN: 3GNEC16T71
This vehicle has returned with a code C0265 (EBCM Relay Circuit) in the history, Customer complains of ABS Light coming on every so often. While going thru the troubleshooting tree steps(ALL-DATA)it say's to replace EBCM. My question is is there any other way ...
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1990 Chrysler Imperial 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3XY56R2L
this car was towed in with a crank no start, check for codes none found, check engine lite does work, do have rpm signal while cranking,it runs on carb cleaner so spark is ok, intermintent injector pulse so i replaced cam sensor same problem no start. pulled o...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Engine VIN: 1C3AL46U81
We have a Chrysler Migraine Headache. It is in the form of a 2001 Chrysler Sebring 2.7 DOHC. The vehcile came in with a knock sound in the engine. The customer stated that she started the vehcile one morning and the noise was there. Her neighbor added 1 quart ...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L cooling system VIN: 1B4GP54L8V
van caming with overheating and a/c not cooling,this problem start happening around 2 or 3 o clock in afternoon when is hot over 98 degree in phoenix az, tempeture start raising on gauge but have not seen overflow spilling coolant, but a/c quit working and tem...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Compressor VIN: 3D7KU26C13
Vehicle will not turn a/c compressor on. A/C system on blower on high air blowing from panels. Checked pressures found pressure readings to be 80 psi. on gauges. That should be adequate enough to turn a/c system on. Checked pressure transducer through the data...
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2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WD2PD74425
Hi Guys! I have this sprinter van that is giving me fits! Ok we bought the van running and driving at an auction. Just got it in to check it over clean it up and get it ready for resale. My guy changed the oil and didn't realize he had broken the plastic oil f... Trouble codes: P2051
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1986 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Stall VIN: 1FTCR11T3G
I HAVE THIS 86 PICKUP THAT WOULD SLOWLY STALL OUT AFTER ABOUT 20 MINS, OR IDLING, DRIVING! CHECKED FOUND CODE 67, CLUTCH SWITCH. DURING KOEO TEST. KOER TEST WILL NOT RUN USED, THE MODIS, & A MAC MENTOR! CHECKED FOUND FUEL PRESSURE SLOWING DROPPING WHEN ENGINE ... Trouble codes: 67 (clutch saftey switch)
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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L no tach ,, no shifting VIN: 2FTHF26MLC
have a 90 F- 250 when the tach stops working the trans stops shifting . the customer tells me it's been going on for a while . every wiring diagram I finds seems to be differint then the last . I put a new engine speed sensor in , that did nothing . checked th...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L code stored in pcm VIN: 1FTEX15H5S
Vehicle came in for maintainance and an intermittent crank no start. No start was caused by code 211 for profile ignition pickup "distributor issue" but I also had a code 542 for the fuel pump circuit. Both fuel pumps work at all times and switch from front to... Trouble codes: 542 (fuel pump circuit open - ECA to ground)
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP653XT
hi techs, i have a contour that is giving me problems. customer complains of stalling at intersections. it has a poor idle quality and no check engine light on. i first cleaned the throttle body with no luck. i then put my scanner on it. when the vehicle is fi...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF37F5Y
Hello all you Ford Diesel techs out there. I am just about to throw a grenade at this truck. The customer came in with a complaint stating the truck lost power alost at the same spot when ever he drives. It will run great and then just fall on itself about 1/4... Trouble codes: P0472 (p1280-), P1280 (p0263-), P0263 (p0266-), P0266 (p0269-), P0269 (p0284-), P0284 (testing and results)
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2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP45X11
This vehicle came into our shop after the customer was deployed for a year in Iraq. Check engine light on with a cylinder #1 misfire detected. We tested coil by moving to another cylinder and found the misfire to follow with the bad coil. We replaced coil with... Trouble codes: P0351 (cylinder 31 misfire)
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L trans temp guage VIN: 1FTSW31FX2
The problem with this is that when the vehicle has sat overnight and engine & trans temp cool the trans temp on the cluster goes up to half way key on engine off.All other guages are in normal position PCM reads 85Deg.As you drive PCM trans temp will slowly cl...
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU93126
Hi everybody, This vehicle came in for alternator problem, customer complained of battery light comming on and then all the lights in dash came on. Had code for alternator F terminal control problem and a p0456 fuel tank pressure voltage too low. Replaced alte... Trouble codes: P0456
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1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2GTEK19R4T
misfire on #5 cylinder Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 GMC C6500 7.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GDJ7H1D8X
I have this GMC 6500 truck that is giving us BIG issues! First off this thing is Coil Near Plug.. Its is a 7.4L vin D. At first it would run bad all the time.. backfiring and missing like crazy! It then stalled and would not restart. When looking at it found t... Trouble codes: P0336 (CMP Performance)
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1999 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1GTCS1446X
Hello all. Hopefully this may be a simple common problem. I have seen these codes before on some earlier tahoes and suburbans and have just sent to trans shop and never heard what fixed them. Customer states that after driving for a long time will not go into ...
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 8.1L Crank Sensor VIN: 1GTHK24G61
Hello All, I have a Sierra Pickup that came in for intermittent stall that turned out to be a Crank position sensor cutting out when hot. The dilema is the sensor is mounted on the back side of the engine block @ the ten o'clock position if looking at the bac...
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1988 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: JHMCA5622J
Hi all, I have this accord that idles really bad once warmed up. If I pinch hose # 20 the surge goes away but the idle raises to almost 3000 rpm. I tested the frequency solenoid C for which hose 20 goes to and it passed all tests. If I enrich the carb with pro...
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D25
hey guys, i have this elantra for a no start. first thing i did was scan it. came up with a code for over advanced camshaft timing. sure enough, scan data shows 129 degrees. i can start car with cam sensor unplugged. test procedure directs me to the spool valv... Trouble codes: P0011
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L power door locks VIN: JNKCA31A0Y
door locks do not work with keyless entry or door lock switch.check all related fuses,powers and grounds,door locks switches and smart entrance control unit.not a lot information from alldata.follow wiring diagrams and voltage chart; all seem ok but is not sup...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L ignition switch VIN: 1J4GZ48S1W
replaced ignition switch unplugged ecm unplugged asd relay battery disconnted shows draw ignition switch unplugged and the dash engine lite and abs on this truck does not turn off with key stays runnig with key out of lock cylinder
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L ac VIN: 1J4GW48S01
Hello everyone, I was hoping to get some help or Ideas. Customers complaint: We confirmed. Ac blows cold out of any vent selected. After about 15 Minutes Ac light will go out and ac will only work in the defrost or floor mode only. Still blows cold 42 deg on a...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GC58K82
cant get diag info will not communicate but gives me po205 code but no data the truck will not idle and is running very rich all the plugs that came out were black with soot installed new plug, check intake for leaks cant find just lots of unburned fuel cant f... Trouble codes: P0205
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8UF11E2R
have this lexus driving me crazy.car came in crank no start.found plugs completely foul with fuel.replace plugs and car started.rangood until it warm up.alot of fuel through exhaust.no check engine lite on,no codes.replace air massflow.ran good til it warm up....
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L shift 1-2-3 VIN: JT6GE10U5Y
Thanks for your time. At all shift points there is a shudder type feel as it engages in each forward upshift. This is a customer passing through so I have no repair records available and little communication with customer. Is the symptom of shudder a common pr...
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2005 Lexus GS300 3.0L Accessories VIN: JT8BD69S25
thanks for looking.i replaced drivers power window motor on this car and now it goes up and comes back down halfwat,like antipinch.is there a way to reset this.i remember on an older lexus you had to dissconnect motor and run it up for ten turns.are they still...
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2000 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L alternator VIN: 1L1FM81W7Y
vehicle was towed in with dead battery, alt. not charging.replaced alternator with a rebuilt unit, checked all fuses. vehicle is not equipted with a charge light on dash. I traced the "I" circuit up to the dash, checked v at the "A" circuit as well as at B+ al...
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1986 Mazda B2000 SE-5 2.0L gauge VIN: JM2UF31166
I feel really dumb asking this, but I cannot find the coolant temperature sensor that talks to the gauge. SomeData is no help. The wiring diagram shows the sensor to be a 2 wire sensor. The wire coming from the gauge is Yellow with a White Tracer. The wire com...
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1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L No Start VIN: JM2UF1135N
Carburated B2200 with no spark. The customer has replaced the coil, cap, and rotor. He has put in 2 used ignition modules (inside the distributor) and one aftermarket new one, still no spark. Now it is my baby! The module and pickup coil are one unit on this v...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Moniters VIN: WDBHA28E1T
We have run over 300 miles over 2 months including 6 attempts at the "Mercedes" Drive cycle to try and ge t too 2 moniters not run. As of now Cat, Evap, and EGR have not run. The egr system is functional , the o2 sensors are functional. the coolant temp is abo...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Driveshaft VIN: WDBNG75J2Y
Hello, This Mercedes has what feels like a very slight drivetrain vibration accompanied by a quiet rumbling noise. It is like a very small version of the clasic driveshaft vibration. The problem was worse prior to the replacement of the front and rear rubber ...
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3N1AB51D72
Hi guys I was wondering if I could pick a brain or two on this one. We have a 2002 nissan sentra se-r 2.5 litre with a no start, stall, condition. There are no codes stored. The check engine light will not go out during cranking when problem occurs, but it wil...
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1990 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HY54CLH
This vehicle came in for drivabilty problems, the customer said it would stall and then run rough. In the last year or so we have replaced, Timing chain, cam sensor, mass air flow sensor. When we scanned for codes we got an EGR code as well as the code 41. We ... Trouble codes: 41
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HX52K7V
i inherited this veh from another tech in the shop. we know the car was at another shop before us. it has good cranking speed, no spark, good inj pulse (noid), no 3x ref from icm (however tech2 shows 3x rpm during cranking). here's what i have verified wit...
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1998 Pontiac Firebird 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2EV22G8W
thanks in advance guys. my customer bought this vehicle about 2 months ago, car ran good. started it one morning and while it idled it broke #7 rod and killed the block.(thats the story) we installed a new gm crate motor. 2 weeks later came back with code po11... Trouble codes: P115
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L no rev VIN: YS3FB49S33
we rebuilt trans have no reverse with p0748 check wiring ok replace sol no changes replace slt sol and tcm still no rev thanks for any help i have check all d wiring fuses mlp wire cont now pulling my hair out
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2006 Saturn Vue 3.5L steering wheel VIN: 5GZCZ63476
Customer came in for new tires and a complaint of brake pulsation intermittent, we checked front wheel bearing due to being loud and replaced it,drums were replaced due to rear pulsation no front end brake pulsation felt from front rotors and front end very ti...
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29632
subaru tech, please help on this one. car came in with system too lean and misfire code. LTFT 14.8% STFT 17.2% road test vehicle, car loss power, turbo doesn't kick in like the way it suppose [...] be.fuel trim keep going up after we erease dtc. install smoke mac... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean), P0301 (1 misfire), P0302, P0303, P0304, P0204
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1988 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L timing belt VIN: JT2AW15C2J
vehicle towed into shop as a no start. timing belt had snapped. belt doesnt look all that old, no oil saturation, no real cracking issue, tensioner bearing had not siezed up. Ive heard of some hondas that would have a cam sieze up momentarily and break cam s...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTE29M8Y
I replaced the MAF this one I tested with vagcom, test good I check all the previous help on iatn. No snow screen in this car. I recorded the data with vagcom and see no data out of range. dove with ignition scope and see no misfire, added propane and no chang... Trouble codes: P1755
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2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWTH23BXY
vehicle towed in as no start, found dead battery, put charge in and could hear secondary air pump kicking on and of every 30 seconds or so. thinking that this is what is drawing the battery down, removed relay and tested for abnormal draw, none found reinstall... Trouble codes: 18010 (voltage supply term 30 too low)
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2003 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2MB47073
This van came in this morning on the hook, it starts but runs very poorly then dies but will keep restarting and running poorly. It came in with about 25 codes (inlcuding misfire codes) I cleared them and these three come right up I think the pedal sensor is f... Trouble codes: P1392 (17800 cam sensor open/shorted b), P1639 (18047 tps signal irrational), P1570 (17978 immobilizer system fault)
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1989 Volvo 760 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1GA8753K
I have been working on this vehicle for months in my spare time. It will start reliably cold, but will not restart when it reaches operating temps. I have checked the injectors with a noid light and I am getting power to the injectors but the light gets dimmer...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WAUZZZ8DZY
Thanks to the guys that replied, approached the job with a clear head the next day and scoped the air flow meter, the voltage would not go over 3.2v it was faulty in a big way, the new air mass got to 4.2v and all power was restored, another example of sometim... Trouble codes: 4474 (02 sensor heater circuit), 4604 (intake manifold valve open circuit).
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E96
thanks for the two comments i got,sorry i didn't post fix[ we got so busy to tired to sit in front of computer] installed updated crankcase vent vavle[from audi]cleard codes,test drove 10mi light off gave back to owner,all appears to be well..charlie Trouble codes: P0507, P2187, P2279.
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAAM3330X
Replacing the HVAC head unit fixed all problems with this vehicle. Thanks to all who responded. Wade
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3339X
reseal iac motor hoses , replace hoses to airflow have one code still but the customer is getting the part for that thanks Trouble codes: P0170, P0173, P0300, P1250.
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L oil pressure VIN: WBABS33462
Cool help. Here's what we did. 1) Changed and flushed the engine trying to remove build up. (didn't fix it) 2) We changed the oil (didn't fix it) 3) We replaced the pressure switch (didn't fix it) 4) We cleaned out the passageway at the oil sender as much ...
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2002 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G4CW54K72
this car is fixed!!! turns out to be two problems, first was bad connection at pcm, we drag tested each pin and found one that didn't fel right. repaired that and car no longer lost comm, with scanner. as for code P0102 we had installed two new maff sensors wi... Trouble codes: P0102.
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Rear brakes VIN: 1GCGK29R3W
I'm happy to say this one is fixed. The majority of replies mentioned out of round drums, which I suspected right from the start. They were the cheap Chinese made drums which we haven't really had any problems with. I sent them down to a machine shop to be c...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L cooling system VIN: 1GCDM19W1Y
Hello techs - I have not yet gotten this van back to do a final fix as the customer is using it 12 hours/day 7days/wk for work.I will post an amended fix when I actually get it back and fixed. The vast majority of the 51 replies I received said that the intak...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L engine VIN: 1GNDT13S42
Thank you for all replies. I changed oil with 5-30 and used ac delco filter. noise better but still present. Explained noise to customer and they seemed to accept it, not happy about it but they accepted it.
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2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GCCS19W42
Well seems the bravada is now fixed. Checked my voltages going in and coming out of the ignition switch. Voltage coming out was a bit low so I threw a ignition switch in it and it has been 3 weeks and things are going good. Happy customer!
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.3L Unknown VIN: 2C4GP44312
As many suggested, we pulled the trans pan and found a little more than normal metal fillings and some bigger pieces. Based on this and your replies, we recommend replacing the trans instead of just the solenoid pack. Customer understood issue but was unwill...
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1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, LOW POWER VIN: 1B7HC16Y8R
There was no vacuum were it wasn't wanted ie:intake gaskets,spark,compression,leak down,back pressure,fuel pressure was all good.We did find a cracked crank sensor,but didn't make it better.owner will drive while we figure it out.There is a common,both Dodge t...
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1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP45R3V
Thank you all for your response! When I took the instrument cluster out I found a bad solder. I re- solder it and its been fine since. Once again, thanks! you guys RULE! Trouble codes: P1698.
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2002 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L Door Locks VIN: 1B4HS38N42
well most were right on the money the ctm was bad there is no bcm on this rig it was the timer module part#[...] install reset and go .
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Ticking Noise VIN: 4B3AG42G84
I haven't got a solution on this one. I did get a TSB detailing an engine noise, but it applied to a different 2.4 liter. The more I listen to this noise the more I think it may be a problem deeper in the engine rather than a valvetrain noise. It almost seems ...
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2005 Dodge Caravan C/V 3.3L transmission VIN: 1D4GP45351
We have a winner. Thanks David from Ontario (eh?). I drove it in 3rd gear and lightly applied the brakes, enough to engage the brake switch and the "miss" goes away. I guess not being a transmission guy was the relevant factor here. Anyway, since it was a used...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEX14N1S
Well finally got this one fixed. As stated in original post - no codes in system. We checked fuel, ignition and all tested OK, Concern was so intermittent, acting up after truck has sat in sun all day and then driven. Would act up within 1/2 mile and act up fo...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L running VIN: 1FMZU73E42
well customer took off,waiting for them to come back.but i belive its going to be a broken valve spring or i talked to another friend works extended warrr company,and said see valve seat problems with this engine about 2 to 3 times a week.thanks for all the in...
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW1274K
got it back from ford yesterday. the pcm was the problem. i had no vacuum leaks and no problems with the o2 sensors thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P2196 (lack of o2 switching rich), P2198 (lack of o2 switching rich).
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L blend door VIN: 1GKDT13W2W
Thanks for the replies. As suggested tilting dash gave easy access to temp motor. Door moved freely in pivots so motor was only failure. Too bad it's $150 assembly to fix a $2 gear. The company that makes this item is in Tenn. so I wonder if they supply parts?...
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2003 Honda Element DX 2.4L rear brakes VIN: 5J6YH28576
Customer traded vehicle in. the general consensus was it is normal for some hondas to need rear brakes every 20-30k, 2-3 rear brake jobs for 1 front. some say this is due to them applying rear brakes first. replies suggested oem parts, vented rotors, or issues...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L air bag VIN: JNKCA31A4Y
thanks for your help , russ the ability to access the diagnostic helped to clear the air bag light , no codes were found but light is off now. I cant understand why alldata sends you in the bushes with there door switch thing but thats alldata for ya. thanks a...
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1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L clutch master cly VIN: 4S2CY58V6P
Thanks to all who replied to my post.All the info was very helpful.I bled the system,first using a vacum bleeder,then a pressure bleeder,clutch pedal feels much better now.Customer tested and is pleased with clutch feel.
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L no foward gears VIN: JACDJ58X4X
Well the three basically said the trans must be rebuilt or replaced. The question about trans codes showing up on the generic obdII I answered this morning when Cornwell tools loaned me their scanner. It was the OTC similar to my Matco but with the Asian 96 ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Interior VIN: SAJDA0TD5Y
Thanks for all the replies, Mike from Illinois hit this one dead on. There is TSB S141-02 on this car concerning this problem. After installing the forward harness bypass lead (XR8 22981) current draw dropped to 20 milliamps at the 30 min. mark. Thanks a...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Brake performance VIN: 154FA49S81
The way we fixed this one was to make sure all the base brake system has solid. We replaced the master and booster assm with another master booster set from a local 4x4 shop . It has a larger bore master and an improved booster. Results--- Now this thing needs...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE 4.2L blower motor VIN: WDBGA42E5N
i replace the blower controller,with new motor and cabin filter right now working great thanks for the help!!!
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C320 4Matic 3.2L tailgate VIN: WDBRH84J94
I received two replies that were of no help. I was seeking some understanding of how the system works and why it gets tripped up.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L camshaft VIN: 4JGBB86E96
Thank you all so much for your help. I was able to determine that the balance shaft sprocket was worn, thus the timing problem on bank 1. I was able to see the sprocket with a boroscope. It actually looked like it was missing a couple of teeth. Pulled the oil ...
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1993 Saab 900 S 2.1L Air Bag VIN: YS3AK35E6P
My thanks to all. Other problems developed and parts had to be ordered, then my wife passed away. I just got backed to work today and I had to replace the gear assembly and ignition switch. The gear assembly broke at the base of the lock cylinder. After reasse...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L oil leak VIN: YS3EB59E73
Thanks to all who replied, and to those who gave the details on the repair a double THANK YOU. It was the t-chain tensioner adjuster that was leaking and not the head gasket. I found it by cleaning the area good and letting the car run till I saw the first dro...
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2004 Saturn L300-1 2.2L brake pedal VIN: 1G8JC54F14
Thank you for all your responses. The intermittent problem has not come back. Client just returned from Saturn dealer, where he was told: Aware of problem, only on L300, very Intermittent, when this happens: BRAKE PEDAL is OK after vehicle is RESTARTED?...
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2004 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L electric steering VIN: 1G8AM12F54
well after all the new replies and researching the trouble code we have now ordered a new lower steering columb.the used one we had installed was defective.thank for all that offered great help.
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Timing belt VIN: 4S3BD435XT
I appreciate all of your responses. We did get rid of the noise but not exactly sure what the culprit was. One day we installed all oem subaru parts and the noise was still there so we took it back apart. The next day the customer needed her car back so we put...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L excessive vibration at steering wheel VIN: 4S3BH6657Y
setting the valves to .002" above alldata spec smoothed out the idle to the point the only way it was obvious that the engine was running was to look at the tach. This is in neutral. In gear, there is still some vibration, but it is an ICE after all.
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1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JT3VN39WXL
Thanks to everyone for the help. I put a test light on the "-" side of the coil and it blinked rapidly while cranking, so I replaced the ignition coil. Still no spark, so I bit the bullet and replaced the ignitor. I finally was getting spark from the coil but ...
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2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JTEGF1A120
O.K, to all of you that tried to help me, I did further tests, called identifix, got some tips, followed all recomendations, even replaced pcm, got it from toyota dealer, re flashed, test drove, same thing, hard shifting on second and thirth gears, Iam lost, a...
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2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Evaporator VIN: 4T3ZF13C92
Hi Guys, Thank you IATN members for your replies,I installed a new expansion valve from Toyota. System is cooling great now,compressor a little noisey but the body shop that we are doing the repairs for are not concerned with the noise,just that it is cooling...
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2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDKB20487
First off, I would like to say thanks to everyone who replied to my request. Everyone had great ideas. Matthew, Jeffrey, and Sunil nailed this one on the head. The car came in this morning and the 12v battery voltage was 12.4 after the car was shut down for...
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L lights VIN: WV56G9D405
FIRST THANKS FOR ALL RESPONSES PROBLEM TURNED CAUSE IM AN IDIOT.MY VOLTAGE DROP TESTING WAS AT THE E-BOX NOT THE BATTERY.I HAD TO REMOVE DRIVERS SEAT TO GET AT BATTERY,THEN I FOUND A 1.4 VOLT DROP ON NEGATIVE SIDE OF BATTERY.THE NEG CABLE GOES ABOUT 8 INCHES T...
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