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1998 Audi A4 2.8L in km VIN: WAUGD28D0W
Hello and thanks this Audi all of a sudden the odometer went from milage to kilometers. Now I have gone to instrument cluster to adaptation channel 4 and the stored value is 02 which is english. I tryed changing to german stored value 1 and language changes. S...
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF68E75
We have a 2005 Audi A4 Quatro with a 2.0 Turbo.With a P0299 Code,Boost pressure regulation control range not reached,lower limit reached. I checked all the intake tubes and the turbo and intercooler tubes for leaks and found none.My next step is to Smoke the s...
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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: WBADN63431
Vehicle starts right up and immediately goes into fail safe drive mode, 2000 RPM max. Have tried clearing code, cleaning, and many different relearn procedures but problem still there. No pinout or wire values on All Data. Can anyone help with diognosis of thr... Trouble codes: P1637
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on, Limp Mode VIN: 5UXFA53585
We've been playing around with this X5 for some time now, as the problem has never occurred to us in the shop. Customer complaint was vehicle going into limp mode while driving, flagging the codes listed. We eventually replaced the throttle module and ABS mod... Trouble codes: 135 (TPS Starting Test Re Adaptation Triggered), 115 (Adaptation Engine Throttle), 118 (Status DME Internal Error ABS CODE), 145 (CAN Moment Reduction TRANS CODE)
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1991 Buick Regal 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall
The complaint is that sometimes turning into a parking lot it will stall. I could not get it to stall but the idle is rough like it is loading up with fuel. The fuel pressure is good 42 p.s.i. I scanned for codes and it had a code 13 (O2 sensor circut). At idl... Trouble codes: 13 (O2 sensor)
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1996 Buick Roadmaster Collector's Edition 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4BT52P2T
Well here is another one, customer came in and asked us to replace his egr valve with a new valve he bought. replaced valve & customer came back next day with check engine light on for egr code (P0400). Now customer would like us to diagnose check engine light... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr system malfunction)
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L pcm VIN: 1G6KD54Y1V
Towed in with crank no start. Security system malfunction displayed on IPC: "Theft system problem, car may not restart". Did some research and concluded that since the engine cranks there is not a problem with the VATS. Tried to pull codes from the PCM but the...
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2001 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L radio will not turn on VIN: 1G6KF57961
Reprogrammed the existing PCM for this DeVille in the vehicle. Use approved SMP IFlash J2534 tool and TIS2000 programming. Updated Cal ID [...]. After reprogramming, the radio will not respond to the on/off on the touch screen. Touch screen is illuminated, ...
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2007 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.2L temp door VIN: 1GYFK668X7
This Caddy has a left side temp door that is intermittantly sticking. With the actuator removed you can only move the door about half travel. You can get it freed up and it will work ok for a while only to stick again. I would like to give the customer a bette...
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1988 Chevrolet Corsica 2.0L No Start VIN: 1G1LT5118J
howdy, this car was towed in for a cranks but wont run complaint, the customer had replaced the igntion module and crank sensor a couple of weeks earlier (unknown what brand) for the same complaint,when i first got in it to pull it in the yard it started easil...
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GCGK29F4V
We usually work on german cars, but some of you may have more info on this problem. The truck starts and runs fine when cold, however after warming up and been driven for a while, it idles rough. It will set following fault codes P1214 Injection timing offset,... Trouble codes: P0216 (Injection timing control circuit), P1214 (Injection pump offset), P0236 (TC boost system)
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2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L door locks, dome lamp VIN: 1GNEL19X33
Just wondered if anyone has encountered this before I begin diagnostics, no BCM or any other stored codes. While driving, usually over bumps, door locks attempt to re-lock, and dome lamp comes on, sounds like poor switch contact at one of the doors, any ideas ...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WF52E44
This vehicle is a no start anytime - Have checked all powers & grounds - labscoped crank and cam sensors signals at PCM and they are good - replace PCM thinking it had a bad circuit internally and had it programmed by the dealer= still no start - tested igniti...
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2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L MIL Lamp on, Reduced Power VIN: 3GNDA23D56
The code P2128 and reduced power displayed in the driver information center sets intermittantly. Freeze frame showed fault set at idle and at operating temperature. Cleared codes and can't duplicate problem or get code to reset. Watched data stream with my Mod... Trouble codes: P2128 (APP Sensor 2 Circuit High)
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2007 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Hydro Boost? VIN: 1GCGG25V87
Hey guys, thanks in advance for your help. I have a 2007 Chevy Express Van I would like an opinion on. The customer complained of a front end wobble after long drives. Drove the vehicle and found all four brakes stuck on causing overheating. By the time I got ...
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L atc control head VIN: 2C3HC56FXV
Customer said car would not cool at a stop. While checking the control buttons in the head it started working. Checked codes at the atc head and came up with a 36. Alldata said the codes could read from 23 to 36. Looking in alldata under atc the codes read fro...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
Sorry for the long post guys but I want you to have all the information on my personal nightmare of a PT Cruiser. Car came in with complaint of overheating. Found leaking water pump. Replaced water pump and timing belt, installed updated timing belt tensioner...
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1987 Dodge Colt Vista 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JB3BG39D4H
this vista has a surge in first and second gear just like a new driver thats just learning to drive a stick. second gear is worse, it only occurs after clutch is engaged 15-20 mph, idle up to 2200 rpm. acts like the fuel is getting shut off, verified spark und...
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1995 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4B3AU52N7S
I am posting this for my manager. he purchased the car with locked up trans and engine would not rotate. He replaced trans and car started,now when you try to accelerate vehicle cuts out badly and misfires. We tested cam and crank sensor signal and they are go...
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1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4L abs module VIN: 1B3EJ46X4T
I have the drb3 here looking to find out how to initialize module after installing with DRB 3 note the steps to initialize it. Thanks much for all the help.
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L hard start VIN: 3B7KC23D5V
hello, to all dodge diesel techs out there.i have little diesel experience and need help.i got this truck that is hard to start when cold and below half tank. the transfer pump has been replaced for leak down. the truck left for a week. then came back with sam...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3D7KU28C94
When hot, a miss is not noticeable. Sometimes at idle only, in gear at a light you will hear a individual knock and a miss. Sometimes little black smoke. Customer says it runs real rough first startup in morning. Again no codes. Checked fuel pressure with scan...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L pcv valve VIN: 1B3EL36X24
i had to repair leaking transmission lines on this car an d in order to do this i had to remove the air intake and pcv line. when i put it all back together i forgot to connect the pcv line. after i started the car i realized the line was disconnected and plug...
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2007 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Stall VIN: 2B3KA443H9
Vehicle will stall while driving, fells like key shut off. Vehicle will not restart until key turned to off position. Vehicle restarts-ok. Sets code P0688 after every stall. Have swapped asd relay with know good relay. Have moniterd voltage at pcm after stall.... Trouble codes: P0688 (Voltage low from asd relay.)
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1981 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L wiring VIN: ZFAA500B7B
Hello group. I normally don't work on fiat but we have a good customer that aquired this spider. After doing some research I found that This spider did not have factory A/C. My question is for anyone that can tell me who the manufature is of the aftermarket A/...
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1981 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L No Start VIN: ZFAAS00B3C
Vehicle has no spark, I have pretty much no info on this car. The ignition system looks simple enough to figure out, pick-up coil, GM ignition module(i'm told it was the first module GM made), and ignition coil. I have power going to my coil, which also provid...
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1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.8L Transmission VIN: 1FDEE14H9M
Ok transmission guys, This is my personal vehicle which I loaned to a family member (grin). It has the E4OD transmission in it which has never given me a problem until now. My brother-in-law was towing a trailer in overdrive and apparently overheated the tran...
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1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FBJ531HXR
this van is haunting us, cant seem to find a problem with any systems that would cause our issue... all seems to be working ok but still has a idle miss and a surge with a little spark knock.. any help would be great!!!
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1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15N2T
This is a fleet vehicle for a non-profit that is due for emissions. Driver brought the vehicle in with the MIL on. when I connected the scan tool it continually said that is was unable to establish a connection I have tried with 3 different scan tools from a g...
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L1X
truck came in running horrible, after pin pointing 2 coils and 1 injector truck ran fine except at idle. after driving a while p0171 and 174 popped on. looked at o2 sensors on modis and both upstream sensors were pegged lean. decided to clean maf to see any di... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean), P0174
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21F51
Mis fire happens at 1400-1500 rpm at 45-55 mph Contribution test shows #8 failing replaced three times with ford reman--- stills fails contibution test. Had at ford dealer and they could not find the problem. No smoke and or evidence of any fluid consumption. ...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Accessories VIN: 1GERT45678
Door locks intermittantly go nuts, locking and unlocking very fast. Interiour light does not come on,it can do it at idle or whilst driving. It also does it if the vehicle is parked in the garage keys out, had to pull fuse. Ran a seperate ground from masterswi...
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2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP2SUA1
sorry about vin # the car left the shop before i could get it [ the 8th and 10th are correct ]. customer complaint of misfire / surge at idle. test drove and found some misfire counts in mode 6 on all cylinders. noticed the problem only ocurrs at idle in gear ...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX20F21
ok,i'm banging my head on this one,as you can see i have p1271-p1275 high to low open cyl's 1-5,i have pulled the v/c's and visually confirmed the ucv harnesses are indeed plugged in,i have ohmed(several times)the entire engine harness from the IDM plug to the... Trouble codes: P1271 (high to low open cyl.1), P1272 (high to low open cyl.2), P1273 (high to low open cyl.3), P1274 (high to low open cyl.4), P1275 (high to low open cyl.5)
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L theft system VIN: 1FTRX18L22
thanks in advance for any help on this, cust complaint,goes out to get in truck cranks but no start theft light flashing. towwed in could not duplcate,this happens once more,had codes for pcm losing mem,still could not duplicate concern. have replaced inst clu...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Air Bag (RCM) VIN: 1FTPX17L42
Vehicle came in shop for air bag light on. I connected my snap on scanner to vehicle and could not communicate with the restraints control module(RCM). I tried an otc scanner and the IDS. No communication with scanner. Went on Mitchell and Oasis and performed ...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L master cyl VIN: 1FTRX18L62
brakes lock now loosen master cyl and brakes will unlock this truck is 4x4 w/ABS with lift and aftermarket brake lines check all the lines flush system again and no luck there is no codes in system for ABS any clues would helpful
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2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP56U87
Vehicle will start after a cold soak and stall twice within 30 seconds of initial start. It is an abrupt stall like the PCM looses power. The theft light in the dash will illuminate half a second before the stall. checked connections to PCM, main and engine gr... Trouble codes: P0316 (Misfire Detected on Startup), B1601 (PATS code recieved incorrect)
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2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L brake controller VIN: 1GTEK29J09
I was wondering if there are any dealer techs out there who have installed a trailer brake controller on a 2009 yet. I cannot locate the harness to splice into. I checked under the left side of the dash and near the under-hood fuse block. This truck is not equ...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGES15512
thanx in advance. veh came in last march with irregular idle-1500-2000 rpm & mil.p0505 idle control syst malf.factory procedure called for bypassing iac and observing idle. if still improper try cleaning passage in throttle body. did that and replaced splugs w... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control syst malfunction), P1519 (iac circuit malfunction)
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2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Power windows VIN: 1HGCG56642
The pass front and rear windows are inop from master switch and door switches, I did a input test on all three controllers, checked communication lines, verified system in sleep mode and wake up, I tryed to put system into mode 1 and it beeped [...] and short O...
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1991 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L vents VIN: SAJKY1749M
Customer just had car given to him and soon after the dash has a clicking noise in it as the air temp is set to colder, auto temp control. Has clicking noise as does some Fords do when the temp door servo will not change or tooth on gear is broken. When we go ...
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.0L Turn signals VIN: SAJHX6241V
The car is coming back tomorrow, and I'm leaning toward the turn signal switch as the cause. However, it costs $463.32 at my local dealer, and there is some doubt on my part that the t/s switch is the culprit. Since I pulled the fuse, the outer lights (3) asso...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L 3-4 shift VIN: SAJDA01D8Y
Car come in with cel on and gear box message. Had codes p0734, p0735, p0795 stored, I cleared the codes and drove it. After the first shift it goings in to limp home mode and the p0795 and p0735 are sit. I fill like I have a bad #3 pressure control solenoid, b...
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2001 Jaguar XKR 4.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJAC41N31
customer brought car in with intermittent cutting out, going into limp home fault. mil on, code p1631 recorded, throttle motor relay circuit failure, relay located and replaced, however fault re-occurred, wiring diagram indicates that concerned ecm terminal is... Trouble codes: P1631
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2001 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA14C91
vehicle had dead battery this a.m.,AAA jumped and customer drove in. Replaced battery and now cranks but wont fire,any ideas,thanx for help,Mike Trouble codes: 171B, 174B
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1983 Jeep CJ7 4.2L Fuel gauge VIN: 1JCCM87ATD
The question I have is where are the wires supposed to connect on the fuel gauge and coolant temp gauge. This was brought to me and has already had 3 gauges installed, all fry with in a day or so. I don't think they are connecting them correctly and I need to ...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4FJ78S9T
I have this thing that just keeps messing with me. It has never stalled with me in it or close enough to it to hook anything up. Car was towed in as a no start. Found spark out of coil good, but out of plug wire bad. New cap and rotor fixed it. Fired right up....
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L spark VIN: 1J4G258SFV
this is my second post on same car did not put all info in post and could not bet a hold of iatn..r.r and replace head gasket client takes car and brings back a few days later to diag slight miss at idle and under load..all secondary has been replaced...after ...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L air direction VIN: 1J4GW48S74
Hi eveyone, This Jeep came in with 2 problems.This vehicle has manuel temp control with vacuum line on it. First problem was the a/c light on the panel would go off and if I tapped the panel it come back on, so I replaced the panel. That part is fine. The othe...
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2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: KNDJC73314
ive been having problems with this kia. we did head gaskets , sent heads to machine shop, resurfaced Heads now i have this problem that i loose 1.3.5. cylinders at once. checked timing marks twice. checked back pressure on all cats. when driving you can feel h...
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1997 Land Rover Defender 90 4.0L Hesitation VIN: SALDV3242V
I have been over every part of this fuel system 3 times or more and still have a hesitation. Both sensing type o2 sensors are working nicely and the injection has been cleaned. The adaptions reset and test book shows no failures. TPS has been replaced and scop...
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2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L engine VIN: JT8BF28GOY
Has anyone had valves to randomly stick on these engines? We would like to just go ahead and road test, but are concerned the valve may stick,bend,or break and damage the engine. Thanks for any help.
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2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Control Circuits VIN: 1L1FM81WXX
The vehicle is a Lincoln Town Car converted to a Limo. The AC system cuts out at an idle after about 20 minutes. It appears to be unaffected on the road. The low pressure cycling switch checks out okay. The System is very stable when working even though the co...
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2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Control Circuits VIN: 1L1FM81WXX
The vehicle is a Lincoln Town Car converted to a Limo. The AC system cuts out at an idle after about 20 minutes. It appears to be unaffected on the road. The low pressure cycling switch checks out okay. The System is very stable when working even though the co...
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2001 Lincoln Town Car Executive L 4.6L ac VIN: 1L1FM81W91
totally lost here. Limo came in not blowing cold. determined the compressor was bad. replaced the compressor, condensor, orfice tube, accumulator, both rear expansion valves, both electric vavles, flushed all three evaporators and all lines. Vacumed system and...
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2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Unknown VIN: 5LMEU88H95
hey guys im lost also this is my personal car have had it cents new, problem started 2 years ago, will not cool at idle cursing it will freeze you out,come to a stop and bam loop warm low side pressuers 38 @ idle high side 200 idle, can not find no problem wit...
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1991 Mazda 626 2.2L Stall VIN: 1YV6D22B5M
This car was brought to me from another shop, did not run right after tune up from them. Finished the tune uo with new wires and fuel filter, rechecked plug gap OK. ran better but had a miss at idle. replaced distributor with 2 used ones. Runs better now, but ...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MA3749370
thanks for all ansewers in advance. when first starting up the car is surging and sometimes stall when first started up. after about 30 seconds the car smooths out and seems ok. the car will also have a blinking check engine light when first driving even thoug... Trouble codes: P0300
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Compressor VIN: WDBFA63ESF
Hi Guys Thanks in Advance Benz came in from another shop A/C compressor not engaging,Vacuum Down Recharge 2.1 lb Factory spec .High side press Exceeded 400 psi low side 10 psi removed receiver/Drier Completely Clogged install new one .Vacuum & Recharged to fac...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT63452
thanks for the replies. i guess on of the parts put on before fixed vehicle. we had to clear adaptions twice and after second time and 2 weeks of driving no more codes. make sure adaptions clear after repairs. thanks Trouble codes: 1093 (controller correction time).
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L Unknown VIN: 3G5DB03E73
Thanks for the help on this one. This one was tough because customer was waiting the whole time. We wont be getting a chance to fix this one, but what I found was the torque converter is causing the noise, shudder. we noticed when the noise is present slip spe...
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2005 Cadillac Escalade 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GYEK63N55
Hi everybody, thanks for all the helps i've received but the key seemed to be not the original one for the car it has been cut locally but below is the procedure that i received how to program it: 1 Turn ON the ignition, with the engine OFF. Attempt to start...
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1993 Chevrolet Blazer Cheyenne 5.7L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK18K6P
Seems this beast had two problems. After talking again with customer he said it has been an ongoing thing and was getting worse. The problems were a broken base gasket under the TBI. Also found the magnet cracked in the distributor. So by replacing both the ... Trouble codes: 43 (ESC System fault).
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L piston ring VIN: 1GNEC16KXR
Howdy boys n girls, Well, the old sub is still shakin, got a lot of supporting replies stating that the cleaning media should not have damaged anything, and maybe it was just coincedental, my tech did say that is was shaking when he pulled it in for repairs. A...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Fan Actuation VIN: 2G1WL52MXS
First off, a sincere thank you to everyone that so prompltly replied. The concensus of experience is that the fans should be commanded on somewhere between 220-230 degrees F. In my haste to post the question, I failed to mention that the fans do cycle when A...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G1NE52J5Y
Thank you all. Ricardo was right,it was the fuel pressure regulator.the customer brought the car back 4 days later running much worse.regulator spewing fuel.the vacuum nipple was loose on my smoke test and relaced when first serviceing. did not appear to have ...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L unsupported systems VIN: 1GCHK23U51
Let's say no I haven't "fixed" this vehicle. But with tech help, I got fixed. The truck has no door label on it and my guess was that it is under 8600 lbs. WHOOPS!! Nevertheless, this was a great learning experience to be confronted with. I will not b... Trouble codes: N/A.
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L power steering VIN: 1GNFK1GT91
well thanks for all the replies. we ended up getting back what we thought was the original pump from napa, installed and found they had sent us back the wrong one, the one we recieved had a snapped shaft and they were unable to locate the original pump. doing...
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 North Face 5.3L Compressor VIN: 3GNEK13T33
Thank you all for you help. I found the problem in the wiring to the ambient air temp sensor. There was a section of wire that the local Chevy dealer had replaced about year ago that was not repaired correctly. Replaced bad portion of harness and all is wel...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L security lamp VIN: 1GNET16S03
I researched ALL DATA and found this information. It said if the light is on steady, (Which mine is, not flashing). It means the ignition switch was tampered with and turned without turning the tumbler for the passkey to know if the correct key was used. I did...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCHK23163
sent vehicle to dealer and found nothing from dealer. they said everything is normal according to them.
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Accumulator VIN: 1B4HS48N92
I received 3 replies and I thank you all for taking time to help. All agreed it was the "H" that was involved with this problem. Tim from Wisconsin nailed it. It was indeed too much refrigerant causing the problem. "H" valve couldn't close properly due to the ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Compressor VIN: 3D7KU26C13
New evap and sensor the evaperator core sensor was the problem
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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R34
Jay from Texas was able to tell us where to find the tid/cid info in Alldata (under computers and control systems.) We could not find the info on NASTF, but there was a good description on Alldata. The TID 72 was purge monitor valve fraction. The value was 1... Trouble codes: P0456 (evap small leak).
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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L evaprorator VIN: 2D4GP44L06
Replaced R TXV valve, short extension tube to TXV & R evap. Did not replace underbody lines at this time due to $$$. Has been in use for 2 weeks. No concerns yet! Will replace underbody lines next if concerns arise again. Thanks to everyone who took time...
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2007 Dodge sprinter 2.7L wheel speed sensor VIN: WDPPF34577
Let me start with when you replace rear wheel seals you want to replace the tone ring as well. Thank you Sabian [...] saw that in NO data as well and thought there had to be more to it then just that because thats exactly what I did in the first place. I called a...
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L code stored in pcm VIN: 1FTEX15H5S
Thank you all so much for the info and the test to see if the ecm recieved signal worked great. I found that the ecm was recieving power signal but then got intermittent grounding due to faulty pump. Customer did not repair vehicle at this time. Truck runs gr... Trouble codes: 542 (fuel pump circuit open - ECA to ground).
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L extended start VIN: 1FAFP42X1W
thanks everyone replaced fuel pump and it fixed problem
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2004 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L A/C control head VIN: 1FMSU45P94
replaced control head and problem is gone so far thanks for all the help
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1FTWX33PX6
kip gets the prize. we found two problems. first was a destroyed cat. the second was a badly worn unison ring and pin. with a new turbo and the cat cut out we now see good boost. my personal judgement is that the plugged cat caused the vairable vanes to fight ... Trouble codes: P2262.
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1999 GMC Savana 1500 5.0L idle high 2500 rpm VIN: 1GTFG15MOX
Thanks to all after looking over my work and could not fine anyting wrong with this I guess isc 0 kind a threw me off thinking had a vacuum leak. Installed new isc now idle after testing drive make sure everything now f-c--- thing know like main bearing spun....
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L valve train VIN: 2GTEK13T75
First off let me thank everyone that replied.after thinking about the problem i came to the conclusion that i might be getting air into the system,in order to check this out,i overfilled the crankcase with oil in order to bring the oil level over the pickup tu...
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Speedometer/odo VIN: 1HGEM21501
Was unable to locate problem---Many said to check connection at sensor, all was good, I was getting signal to the computer. I suspect computer, but didn't have one to verify---Customer opted to use her GPS for speed
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN46D25
thanks to all who responded. it was not my intent to hurt anyones feelings. i wanted to fix this guys car. i took the advice you guys offered but what i found was the pcm was directing something i couldn't fix. and that was the control side of the solenoid. th... Trouble codes: P0011.
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Rear Trunklid Release VIN: JNKCV54E04
Thanks to Scott [...] Ontario. After closer examination of the wires in front right of trunk lid,I located the broken wire still encased in the shielding.Very simple repair.Next time i will pay closer attention.Thank you very much.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L air flow VIN: 1J8GW58N62
sometimesyo are just to close to the problem. most were right on the money. the wires were switched. even though it is a direct plug in. thanks for the help
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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Surge VIN: 1J8GR48K67
This truck is fixed. Trying to help a good customer, I was not versed with such a new vehicle. It was out of warranty. It made no sense for me to waste time in uncharted seas. The hard part is it would act up every few days, so duplication of complaint was di... Trouble codes: P00, P00, P00.
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: KNADC12504
Once again I am stupid enough to beleive that people are generally honest. I spoke to the customer again yesterday evening and I had removed the radiator to use a pressure washer on the condensor. She said yeah that radiator was sure expensive at over $300 par...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNHM82W6X
This ones fixed, thanks to your guys help. What we found was there was no power to the PCM and just as you guys said the PATS system will not allow a start. Tim and other guys made it clear on that and also 98-02 Town cars will crank with a PATS failure but 0...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L epc code VIN: 1YVGF22CXY
Well after pulling our hair out we gave up on this one two weeks ago. Our tech talked to the dealer tech and he said when we pull that code we always replace the transmission, we beg to differ with them but we will find out when our customer gets the car back....
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46H01
Thanks for opinions of those whom replied. I'm relying on my vacuum guage telling me I've got a valve sticking intermittently (rapid fluctuation when mis fire occurs). I've offered to remove the springs in the car and inspect the valve guides but the customer... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire Cylinder 4).
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2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Hesitation VIN: JN8AZ08T93
sorry for the long wait but this request was for a guy at our other shop we did fix the car it did not have anything to do with the trottle actuator after all we finally found a tsb not shure of the number that sort of descried our problem about no accel and h...
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1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G33NL12EX
wire under IAT connector broken. replaced plug and all is well thanks to all that helped Trouble codes: P0113.
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2003 Other European c3 1.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: VF7FCKFVE2
Hi there I got the vehicle back in to check the APS and the wiring and found that the fault had got worse, so much so that if you moved the throttle really slowly throughout its range it would set the codes every time. the live data for the TPS,APS and the thr... Trouble codes: P1152.
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1G2WP12K1W
I received just a few responses but all were right on the ball. The electrical part of the ignition switch was bad. Everything went smoothly but I did have to buy an e4 torx socket ($4.00) and it was a little of a pain to change but all is well now. Thanks aga...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L breaking turbo shaft VIN: YS3FD49Y44
thank you to all who answered my help request. i removed the oil supply hose and as many of you suggested it was completely stopped up . installed a new oil line and now all is well the little bullet is flying down the road once again. thanks again
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1997 Saturn SL2 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G8ZK5274V
well we finally broke down and took this to one of our dealer buddies who scanned the vehicle with gm's tech one scanner. The tech one will display a value for knock retard.Our snap-on modis does not show this value. our saturn had a value of-18 to-34 knock re... Trouble codes: P1599.
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2003 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AJ52F83
THANX FOR THE TWO REPLIES--WE ENDED UP REPLACING THE INTAKE GASKET- FOR SOME REASON IT WAS LEAKING AIR CAUSING A FALSE READING-O2 SENSOR WAS CONFUSED-AFTER THAT THE O2 WAS RESPONDING WITH NORMAL READINGS-VEHICLE RAN GREAT-THANX BRIAN Trouble codes: P0130 (o2 sensor fault-bank one sensor one), P1133 (ho2s bank one sensor one-not switching).
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1990 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L unknown VIN: JT4VN93G2L
Customer has not come back for follow up.He's not particularly concerned because as I said it does not make the noise when you drive and brake normally,only at a super slow speed and then tap the brakes harder than you would normally at that speed. Says its b...
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