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2008 Acura tsx 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JH4CL96938
Hi have an odd one here This costomer tryed putting some gas form a can in his garage in the car. The car died shortly after and was towed in. We found that the gas was full of water bad. we drained the tank, filled it with new gas 93 octane added dry gas and ...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Starting VIN: WAUDT74F65
Hello everyone. This vehicle will be hard to start. If you you use the start button it will crank a number of times but will not start. If you hold the key in the crank or start position it will crank a number of extra times and then start. One time it crank a...
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1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGF8328W
A/C pressure too high, low side-40psi high side 350-450psi untill fan comes on then low side 32psi high side 275psi. outside temp today 90 degrees. vehicle cools ok vent temp 45-50 degrees. I have a leak cant find it. Charged system with dye 2 weeks ago when c...
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L cooling system VIN: WBABR334XY
help bmw techs. This vehicle came to me after having been at several other shops and I am not a bmw tech. The thermostat has been removed new rad cap installed radiator flushed. I checked with scan tool and the vehicle does get hot. I dont believe the engine h...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KF5296V
HELP!!! this 97 cadillac has no 12v ign to a/c relay. fans can be controlled thru scanner. If I add 12v to a/c relay "low refrig light" goes out and comp does work. Pressure goes way up and NO RAD FAN operation. WTF??? There is code p1654?? I might have B1654?...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Ventilation VIN: 1GKD54Y2VU
Customer complaint is simple...driving down the road with A/C on the air flow goes from face to defrost very quickly. He stops and cycles the key and sometimes this works and sometimes it does not. There are NO CODES and the self test passes. I drove it and t...
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1974 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L Lighting VIN: 1N39R40130
Hi All,This car is in the middle of a restoration and needed turn signal and marker lights wiring hooked up.Got the folks at alldata to email me a wiring diagram got it all hooked up and now when you have headlights on give a turn signal you can see a slight b...
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1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L blower volume VIN: 1G1YY3388L
car has low volume of air coming out of air vents, came in with blower motor inop, replaced blower . customer has had low flow complaint issue for a while and nobody has been able to figure problem out . saw one fix about reprograming system on iatn but cannot...
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1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L radio VIN: 1GCCS19X6X
radio is in loc mode can any one help with a code to unlock this ser#[...] pro id#fm20ev [...]
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2000 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1Y1SK5487Y
This is a very intermittent problem, I do not believe the code is showing me the real problem, ghost code. The customer goes to start the vehicle and every so often they will have extended cranking and no fire until he steps on the gas pedal. When he backs out... Trouble codes: P0300
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Power VIN: 2G1WF55K01
Hi Folks, I have a retired police cruiser in my shop with no power, no codes, no misfires, perfect idle, and no exhaust restriction. The customer said it ran fine until last week when it would not go up the hill to their house. I've driven with my Solus and co...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GBJC34U63
this vehicle was towed in after customer said he had instrument cluster replaced at dealer. he said it was driven home, parked then would not restart. i initially thought it was a theft prob but its weird, the truck will crank for about 3 sec then cut out, you... Trouble codes: U1041 (ebcm loss of comm)
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT North Face 5.3L air conditioning VIN: 1GNET16PX4
The air conditioning in this vehicle stopped cooling, meaning the air got warm and humid, while traveling and requires the ignition to be cycled before it will work normal again. This has happened on more than once. I do have u1301 in history nothing current.
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 5.3L Starting VIN: 1GNET13M46
ran a relearn for theft deterrant still no start no crank checked power train relay relay okay but their is no power at fuses 28 ecm1 27 back up 22 ingition e 20fan 18air bag 16 tbc ingition 1 17 crank btsi on both sides of fuses scan tool indicates no responc...
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2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L all gauges VIN: 1D7HL32X63
hello all,its been a while since i had to visit this site for help,but i have a tough one here.truck came in with ip not working at all cannot communicate with pcm or trans,i can communicate with abs and air bag,so i pulled cluster and checked my power and gro...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L 1st gear VIN: 1D7HU18D65
When accelerating normally from a stop in drive range 1st gear & Low range 1 & reverse, truck makes a "whirring" sound similar to a gear whine but not quite...sounds like it is coming from the driveline while its rotating at low speeds. The sound goes away as ...
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2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WP0PE74598
truck will buck suddenly on light accel. just once for a split second. very intermittent. may repeat over a short time during extended driving. no codes present. previously had stored codes: 2626-001 (diesel particulate filter- soot content to high for regener...
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1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L Low Power VIN: 1FTCR10T9J
This truck feels like it has a plugged exhaust, it just has no power and bogs down when you try to accelerate. The odometer says 51K, or maybe that's (1)51K, but if this is like his other vehicles, it's probably more like 251K. I completed a tune-up for fouled...
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDKE37G1N
this truck came to shop last month and i did replaced radiator and now leaking again.i just put new radiator in three day ago and just today radiator leaking. my question is all tech out there had the problems like that but i think maybe electrical problem or ...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L a/c VIN: 1FALP57U6S
hey guys i have this car i put evap compressor condensor reciever dryer low side switch and still no cold a/c the compressor cycles for a second and shuts down i also replace orifice tube if i jump the low side switch to cycle the compressor the air is still h...
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1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Hesitation, lack of power and pi VIN: 1FMDU34X9R
We have isolated this down to needing a cam sensor. We have not been able to find one through Ford or any of our aftermarket suppliers. Ford part # is [...]. Other part #'s I have found are CSS511 and PC137. Apparently these are obsolete. Thanks for any ... Trouble codes: P0214
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1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L Controls VIN: 1FDLE40SOV
I started on this job last Saturday. I figured it would be an easy fix. Wrong! Yesterday, to my dismay, I figured out the location of the vent control problem. What were the "engineers" thinking when they put that reservoir down there? The vacuum hose to the r...
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1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L downshift VIN: 1FMZU34E7W
This customer came in with a complaint of vehicle stalling at times, test drove several times with no problem found and no codes. Released vehicle to customer but customer brought the vehicle back two days later stating it was doing it worse, test drove and fo...
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1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FDSS34F7X
Hello, Thank you for being the members of the iATN. ***. This help request is one that starts by my being asked to help resolve yet a stall and a No Start on a 2000 Model e-350 Ford Van. There - the engine stalled. Towed. And continues to be a no start - no... Trouble codes: P0232 (Fuel pump secondary Circuit High), P0603 (Keep Alive Memory code), P0541 (Intake Air Heater Circuit Low)
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X1X
I have this 99 ranger with a 4.0l in my shop and the check engine light keeps coming on with lean codes on both banks. From doing a little research I was pointing twords the lower intake and injecter gaskets but after checking fuel pressure im now thinking a w... Trouble codes: P0171 (system to lean bank 1), P0174 (system to lean bank 2)
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
Ford Techs...Can this Taurus be saved? This Taurus has been worked on for two weeks at another shop before I got it. The other shop repalced all the parts (O2's MAF and PCM)listed in response to rich codes. I re-replaced (real word?) The MAF and PCM after sign... Trouble codes: P1101 (maf)
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF17W81
Thought this was gonna be a drop in the bucket -- change 2 coils and ship it, but... when pulling the coils to check found them swimming in what looks like rusty water. The metal shell of the spark plugs are coated in what looks like a dried version of the sam... Trouble codes: P0305, P0307
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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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1999 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L 3-2 shift VIN: 1GDFG15R0X
well this van came in for suspected warranty trans problem for it is a re-man trans which was installed about a year ago,it was originally stack shifting with no codes & was being commanded to do so,checked wiring,& all inputs which was good so we replaced ECM...
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2005 GMC BOX W 4500 5.2L No Start VIN: J8DC4B1626
Came in gas tank full of water. Drained the water out, replaced the water seperater, fuel filter. Reprimed the fuel system. Got it started. Ran truck for 1 1/2 shut it down hot. Restart hot ok. Sat overnight, now I have a no start. Will start with either cold....
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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L electric window VIN: JHLRD1764X
I have power going to the drivers front window but it will not work tested it with straight battery source, it will work up and down, replaced master switch and relay. Still won't work any idia's
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2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8645Y
Car came in on the hook with a no start. Customer stated it shut off on them going down the road. They towed it home prior to bringing it to us , replaced timing belt, plugs wires, cap ,and rotor. Still no run. Upon arrival at the shop I doubled checked all th... Trouble codes: P0118
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2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, VIN: 2HKRL18611
hello i would like to thank you all a head of time this vehicle has been wearing me out first the vehicle came in with a long crank after a hot soak very intermitant i could never get it to act up but the bank one 02 sensor was reading off the charts i replace...
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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD28421
At idle after a short warm up the check engine light comes on. A short while later the light will start to flash. Most of the codes are for a misfire. We have never under any condition felt the slightest misfire. We'll sometimes get a code P0172 for rich condi... Trouble codes: P0172 (System to rich bank one), P1399 (Misfire detected), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 Misfire)
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78832
Okay boys and girls, I am waiting on Honda Tech Line to open up and just wanted to pick your brains a little as a collaboration and perhaps we can all gain something. At any rate, the vehicle has an intermittent stall concern. Sometimes it stalls completely, s...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Steering VIN: 5FNRL18603
2003 Honda Odyssey. Van was running and driving fine. I replaced the timing belt now power steering is making real loud whining sound and getting bubbly. The powersteering still provides assist but maybe not as much.It makes a noise like a vehicle that is very...
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCM66595
Howdy boys n girls, this accord was dropped on me by another shop, it wont engage the compressor, the snap on scanner says on when the a/c switch is depressed and indicates that the compressor clutch is on but it doesnt engage, the fuses are all okay none blew...
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2007 Honda Accord EX 2.4L "stopability VIN: 1HGCG56757
HONDA GUYS UNITE! I am posting this to get feedback to see if I missed something and to pick your brains. This car, 07 Accord 2 door, came in for a brake check and we recommended brakes on both axles. Customer approved job and we performed the work. Car came b...
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1989 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ58L9K
Jeep came in from another shop. Crank no start. Owner put his own fuel pump in. Shop installed used distributor, coil, module and tried a PCM. We found no signal from crank sensor. Installed OE sensor and have good wave form at sensor and PCM. Jeep will hit a ...
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1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start, no mil light VIN: JT8GK13T4S
check engine light does not come on with key on. Wont start,has no spark or inj pulse. i checked inj fuse it was OK swapped out relay, still no check engine light.it does have 12v at the b+ term in diag. connector.check for 5v at tps did not find any except fo...
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1993 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Low power VIN: JM1FD3316P
Thanks in advance! I am an ASE Master/L1 with 15 + years experience on all makes. I love a challenge, but this car is getting stressfull. It had a rolling idle/stalling in gear condition that I cured with a new "Clutch pedal position switch" . I have already r...
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2002 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A92
Hello fellow technicians! I'm having problems with this Mazda MVP. Its making me look like the Most Valuable Chump! Vehicle came in with a check engine light on. Has a P0327 knock sensor low input code. And it also has a O/D light flashing on the dash indicati... Trouble codes: P0327 (knock sensor low input bank 1 or single bank), P0706 (transmission range sensor malfunction)
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 5.0L FSS reset VIN: WDDDJ75X06
We recently had this vehicle in for basic oil change and general maintenance. however using All- Data supplied information we we're unable to reset oil index service indicator.FSS. i'm sure ther's lot's of smokin euro tech's out there that can shed some light ...
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L electrical issues VIN: WMWRC33465
Customer says that his wife was on a trip, she reached her destination trouble free, came out the next day and the car would not crank, called a local service center for a jump start, from what I understand they were unable to jump the car, Husband drives to w...
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK34Y4V
verifyed crank no start. no codes no inj pulse no spark. pid monitor found no crk or cam signal. verifey tone rings and timing. one things got me stumped is there both no signal i could see one or the other but why both. does it take a ckp sig before pcm looks...
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1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L monitors incomplete VIN: JA4LS41P5W
Hello fellow technicians, I know someone out there has ran into this problem before, because I have ran into the same problem on Mitsubishi Montero sport. My problem is I cannot get the monitors to get complete I have no pending codes, No codes. Vehicle temp r... Trouble codes: N0NE
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2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L controls VIN: 4A3AK24F06
vehicle came in low on freon, charged to proper amount of freon. compressor only kicks on with the fan in low setting but the fan doesnt work. if you switch to other fan speeds the a/c light goes off on compressor shuts off but the fan works properly. all fuse...
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2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3N1AB51D02
The two weeks prior to receiving this vehicle were some of the busiest I've had all year, so I was hoping this Sentra would be an easy in and out repair. I knew I was in trouble when it was a no start w/ no spark, and I was not familiar w/ this ignition system... Trouble codes: P0340
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1996 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start VIN: 1G3GR62C4T
No start--lack of fuel delivery. Car has sufficient supply--50psi and inj noid light flashes bright. I chkd inj signal on labscope--shows pcm is commanding about 10ms ontime while running. All sensors read good--MAF,CTS,MAT,TPS. Car will run Grt on external fu... Trouble codes: 1599 (engine stall)
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2003 Other GM work hoarse 7.4L module VIN: 5B4MP67G73
vehicle comes in with abs light on, no codes pressent, scanner is going nuts with vehicle not running says all wheel speed sensors are going -97 mph flucuating down to -30 mph. it will not let you pull codes, but says there is codes, says the abs light is off ...
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Surge VIN: 1G2HX54K71
This vehicle came to us from another shop with a new fuel pump,filter, plugs, wires, tps, mass airflow sensor. between 60mph to 70mph on acceleration there is a consistent surge as you accelerate. hard acceleration it goes away. We unplugged th egr valve no ch...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L low coolant light VIN: 1G2WP52K62
low coolant light staying on. coolant is not low. did simple test that says disconnect harness from sensor, if light goes out replace sensor. did that light back on next day. tsb says possible coolant contamination, flushed coolant, cleaned sensor, light back ...
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2000 Saturn LS1 2.2L , VIN: 1G8JU52F5Y
this car came into the shop with a high pitch winding noise, i took telescope an checked it over the noise appears the be coming from the area of the water pump so i thought, the noise sound as if it coming from the area of val cover, removed the val cover not...
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2007 Saturn Vue 2.2L No throttle response VIN: 5GZCZ23D27
This vehicle came to me from out of province.Customer saying when decelerating to a stop the vehicle has no throttle response.But when applying the clutch pedal and release it seems to reboot itself and is ok.No codes found & couldn't duplicate the problem.
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1992 Subaru Loyale 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF2AN52B1N
This vehicle is here for a Smog Inspection. The check engine light is on but no codes are present. The check engine light gets dim and bright randomly at idle. Have attempted code clearing procedure, even though there are no codes, but the light acts the same....
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1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L speedometer, check engine light VIN: 2T1BR12EXX
Customer is here for speedometer inop and check engine light code P0500 no speed signal. First of all I have seen the connectors on these instrument clusters cause alot of problems. We cleaned and checked all instrument cluster connections. We actually have a ...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T4Y
vehicle has code 171 lean condition long term fuel trim -19 short term fuel trim fluctuates + and - mass air flow 2 grams which seems low tried a new one same readings and cant find a vacuum leak ran propane over every thing got any suggestions guys thanks Trouble codes: P0171 (lean exhaust)
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2003 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8L No Start VIN: JTDFR32073
I am posting for another tech. This MR2 Spyder with the rare Sequential Manual Transmission(no clutch pedal)was towed in with a no crank condition. Found no ecm ground for the starter relay. While testing it cranked twice and started but usually will not crank... Trouble codes: P0863 (CAN communication malfunction), P0900 (Clutch solenoid circuit)
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Abs system VIN: JTDKB20U95
Hello Iatn Members, Well, I hope someone out there have this sympton which could enlightend me with this headache problem. 05 Prius with excessive current draw of about 860mA to ABS system. Kill battery overnigt. A few basic circuits tested all okay. REmoved ...
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1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L aut transmission VIN: WV2EE0702S
hallo iatn members, we have a 1995 vw eurovan aut, and the transmission exploded inside,sungear ring pignon etc damaged. Is there anyone who have suggestions to find a: 1th rebuild aut transaxle 2th used aut transaxle 3th a rebuildable core for a automatic tra...
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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGD28D3X
you guys were right the air pump and was missing all the rivets and the air valve had a vacum leak. replace the valve cover gkts and the plugs and wires and it ran perfect. thanks Trouble codes: P0411.
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAULC68EX3
TURNS OUT PCV VALVE BROKEN INTERNALY,REPLACE PCV AND ALL IS WELL.THANKS EVERYONE. Trouble codes: P1297 (connection charger-throttle valve/ pressure drop upper threshold exceeded), P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (misfire cylinder 1), P0302, P0304, P1136 (bank mixture adaption system too lean upper threshold).
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1996 Buick Roadmaster Collector's Edition 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4BT52P2T
Sorry of the length of time before closing. Thank you for all the useful information, I did find that the egr valve the customer supplied was indeed the incorrect one, we installed a new OE valve from gm and car has not returned. Thank you for all your input a... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr system malfunction).
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1996 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L A/C system VIN: 1G6KY5291T
hey iAtn, sorry for ther late reply. i was left at the point where i wanted to replace the high/low pressure sensor. the GM delership location near my shop closed down, and all other dealerships dont seem to stock the part. the customer wanted to hunt one down...
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2005 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L ride control VIN: 1GYEC63T05
sorry for not closing sooner... reflash pcm most of the 4 replys.. it was a pcm reflash needed... and all is well...thanks to all that replyed to me...
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1992 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCCT19Z2N
Thanks all closing right away so as not to clutter up this place, I tracked down a loaner finally, and it turns out that the pcm will only flash my codes anyway! owner decided to not pay to troubleshoot the comm. problem and to just have me do a rotor to plu...
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1994 Chevrolet Blazer 5.7L power loss VIN: 1GNEK18K2R
THANKS EVERY ONE . I CUT CAT AT INLET AND LOOKED INSIDE AND IT LOOKED PARTIALLY PLUGGED . I SENT IT OUT TO HAVE CAT PUT ON AND IT IS FIXED . THE PROBLEM I HAD CONDEMING THIS CAT WAS IT LOOKED NEW . I JUST TALKED TO CUST WHEN HE PICKED IT UP AND FOUND OUT THAT...
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L No Start, VIN: 1GNDU06DOR
Many member suggested replacing plugs and wires. We did replace these items plus the dist.cap and rotor. Vehicle still ran for 20 min. and died. It started fine the next morning. We then replaced the ignition module as some other members suggested. After that ...
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1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L alternator VIN: 2G1WX12X3S
Thanks for all the suggestions. I loosened the left cradle bolts, removed the nut from the right ball joint and separated the joint from the control arm, removed the right cradle bolts and lowered the right side of the cradle.I did not have to remove the axle....
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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L distributor gear VIN: 1GNEK13R5V
Thanks to all who replied! The response was terrific and helpful. The consensus was; check the distributor drive gear on the cam, if it wasn't worn,replace the gear on the dist., reset the cam position signal and deliver the car. So,the cam gear looked OK. I g...
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1997 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L not sure VIN: 2G1FP22K5V
The replys overwhelmingly said that the compressors are common to leak at case half or front seal. It was also noted in several replys that it is sometimes near impossible to detect a shaft leak. Based on this information & also that the system was so thorough...
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1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GIFP32PXV
Thanks to all who replied. The car was from a used car dealership and the wanted the cheapest way out. I guessing the car was owned by a young kid because it had very little tires left on it. It seems from them beating on it the throtle body shaft was bent or ... Trouble codes: P0123.
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Starting
thanks to everyone who sent help.Problem was solved today,was main ground and one small ground wire on the left rear cyl head was corroded off,why truck started when spark tester was attached i will probably never know,thanks again for all the help.
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 6.5L No Start VIN: 3GNFC16F9X
relocated and installed a new injector driver module. It's been gone almost a week now so I'm calling it fixed.
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Stall VIN: 1GCEK14T6Y
Dear helpful technicians; First I want to thank all of you who took time to try to help me. Sorry I'm so long posting this fix. The owner is a farmer and needed his truck to make hay, so I brought the idle speed up to around 650 RPM with the Tech 2 and then un...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Classic LS 6.0L Brakes VIN: 1GBJK34U97
Thanks for all the help guys! I check all the calipers to make sure they were installed right and found no issues. The rear brake pads were getting very low so I replaced the rear brakes, flushed the system the correct way and the pedal was great. In my mind i...
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1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L battey draw VIN: 1C4GP64L1T
well I am sorry I thought I had closed this, but anyway the customer pulled the plug on the job, but we know that the pcm is not shutting power down to the cruise control & something else we just don't know what else yet the customer needed the vehicle. again ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L fin temp probe VIN: 3D7LU38C83
THANKS FOR THE REPLIES, THE FIN TEMP SENSOR WAS READING 10% OFF (IT WAS SECURED IN EVAPORATOR) AND A/C CHARGE WAS 15% LOW, TWO THINGS ADDING UP TO CAUSE SEVERY ICING. REPLACED FIN TEMP PROBE AND RE-CHARGED SYSTEM.
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1986 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FABP28M3G
turned out to be a bad distributor. i cannot tell you all if it was the module or pick-up. but we replaced the unit with an aftermarket msd unit and vehicle runs great... thanks for all the replies, the members of iatn are always willing to lend a helping hand
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1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L reverse gear engagement VIN: 3FAPP15J6P
THANKS ALL THAT REPLIED MOST REPLIES WERE ONES THAT WE HAD ALREADY CHECKED OFF. WHEN TRANS WAS PULLED AFTER CLUTCH WAS INSTALLED EVERY PART WAS CHECKED AND DOUBLE CHECKED FOR FIT AND COMPARED TO ORIGINAL WHICH THEY ALL CHECKED OUT, SO WE REINSTALLED CLUTCH AN...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTJW35F2T
EVERYONE WAS GREAT THE INJECTOR BUSS TEST WAS A MUST I FOUND BAD VALVE COVER GASKETS, WIRING, AND BAD INJECTORS. THE WORST THING IS THE CUSTOMER HAS RAN OUT OF M0NEY AND HAS PUT ME ON HOLD FOR NOW. I STILL PLAN ON FIXING THIS TRUCK BUT AS MANY OF YOU KNOW WE C... Trouble codes: P0344, P1668 (power control modual - ignition diagnostic monitor communication malfuction).
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1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FALP653XT
ok, im going to call this one fixed. i checked to see if a broken flexplate would be making a noise and it didnt, but that was a good suggestion as it led me to check the timing marks. i took the valve cover off and set the number 1 piston to tdc compression a...
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1998 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE30SXW
Thanks for all the help. Yes it was a lean condition. What threw us off is that when we first worked on this unit we had pulse width and fuel trim readings that were almost always equal, yet it was running lean only on bnk 2. After a few tries on cold start up... Trouble codes: P1151, P0310, P0174.
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2001 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMRE11L81
in the five years i have been a member of iatn,i have never received this many excellent replies. i am proud to be a part of a membership with such great techs .all of your replies were put to good use,and ,with your help,i learned how to use mode 6 .by using ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L steering wheel VIN: 1FTSW31F93
thank you to bill [...] i had checked propeller shaft u-joint and midshift bearing, i went back over after bill said recheck driveline vibration, missed 1 rusted cap on u-joint behind midshift bearing thanks again for great response from everyone.
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2005 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, Light on dash VIN: 1FMYU95H85
Thank you Gerald and Bryan for your responses. We had an intermittent problem with the water pump for the Hybrid battery pack. It finally set a trouble code so we had a direction to go in and found that the Hybrid water pump was bad. We replaced pump and custo... Trouble codes: P0A7C (Motor electronic over temp.), P1A0D (Hybrid pcm generator disabled), P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor), P1237 (Fuel pump secondary circuit malf.).
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHC24UX1
First I want to say thanks to all that replied. I was not able to fix this vehicle but did find out that the mil was flashing for the last 100,000 miles or so. I swaped injectors, coil, plugs, wires, unhooked exhaust and blocked then replaced the egr valve all... Trouble codes: P0300 (ramdom missfire).
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCK5688V
First let me say thanks for all the responses. it was determined after replacig both speed sensors on the transmission and still setting the light that the transmission was shot and was slipping causing the code Thanks for all the great responses. Trouble codes: P0715.
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2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL18064
indeed a bad LF brake hose along with a bad LR brake hose. i swapped the two brake hoses on the front and the vehicile now pulls opposite direction. thank you all
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1997 Hyundai Sonata 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF24D4V
Hello, I am closing this help request without a resolution. We installed a used pcm in the vehicle and after 3 weeks of driving the evap monitor has not run. When we resolve this situation I will post the final solution. Of the 3 replies I received 2 suggested... Trouble codes: P0443 (purge valve circuit).
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L fork/bearing VIN: KMHD46D95U
This car is fixed. The aftermarket clutch was the problem. After applying the clutch several times with the engine running the bearing would release from the pressure plate allowing it to bottom on the sleeve causing the hard pedal. I will also add that the se...
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Drive-axles VIN: JACDJ58X5W
Thank you all that helped me out , i seen were the front speed sensor on the transfer case wiring harness was cought chaffing by drive shaft very poor wiring harness routing corrected routinr & repaired wire,,, Many Thanks joe
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L 3-4 shift VIN: SAJDA01D8Y
I would like to say thank you to everyone that replied to this post. But I would like to give an extra big thank you to James [...]. It did turn out to be a spring broken in the valve body. We replaced the spring and all seems to be working well. Thank you f...
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA723XY
i switched injectors between cylinders 1 and 2 and replaced the hoses on the bottom of the injectors and the light has been off since then Trouble codes: P0301.
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1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8UF11E2R
CHANGED THE COMPUTER.RAN LIKE A CHAMP.CHECK ALL OTHER CIRCUIT,AND FINALLY DITERMINE IT WAS THE COMPUTER
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Blower Motor VIN: JT8BF28G0W
Long from Texas hit the nail on the head with his response. "At the AC blower linear controller, watch the voltage at the Yellow/ White wire; it should increase and decrease by the commanded speed input from the AC control head. The higher the voltage the l...
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1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BD68S6X
I thank those of you that replied. What I did find was if started cold and allowed to warm up, within a couple of minutes it would turn the MIL on and the throttle wouldn't respond. At this time if I canciled the code and held the throttle slightly open, the t... Trouble codes: P1125 (Throttle Control Motor Circiut Malfunction).
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1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C2X
Most replies said to clean or replace MAF. I did clean it and vehicle hasn't come back. I think it was a borderline failure anyway. What I was most interested in was all the vehicles I see with Freeze Frame data not really supporting the need to set a code. ... Trouble codes: P1131.
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA22E7S
Thanks for the response we ended up finding a vacume leak at the vacuum block located on the passanger strut tower. This block has six vacume lines going to it and one of them that goes to the transmission had a crack in the connector that mounts it to the blo... Trouble codes: 22 (limp hiome mode/ air leak), 35 (lean condition).
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1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L power steering VIN: WDBLJ65G4X
It's good to know that help is so close. I had multiple replies within hours of my post. Indeed it was a bad steering gear. The likely cause is a broken spring on the spool or control valve inside the box. It was not moving properly which was preventing fu...
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