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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUFL54DXY
original problem car ran ok cold but as it warmed up began to idle rough ck eng. light on many misfire codes intermit replaced spark plugs and #[...] it was leaky ran better but still rough when warm also seemed a little sulgish did smoke test on intake sy... Trouble codes: 0300 (misfire), 0302 (2 misfire intermit), 0304 (4 misfire intermit)
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L vanos VIN: WBADD6320V
Customer brought me this car with check engine light on. Code 212 vanos jamming. Another shop had installed new vanos unit. I found cam timing out of specs. I have redone my cam timing procedure 3 times. Code 212 reappears after 2 drive cycles. This is a singl...
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Reinstall VIN: WBADN63445
Hi, first time help user. I bought an engine from a used parts dealer. When I went to pick it up he turned the engine over just fine. When I brought it back to the shop, and was almost done I got stuck on the last flywheel bolt, the engine doesn't want to turn...
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L timing cover VIN: WDAGL63422
hey everyone, im removing the timing cover on a n62 for the first time to replace the o-ring for the bypass pipe. ive done some research and found that some techs will do this repair w/o taking the heads or oil pan off. has anyone tried this? if so, anything ...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAA233413
Is there something else that can go wrong to make this thing think it's 02 connectors have been swapped? Is there a common intermittent issue that will cause sec. air codes? I have very little info on this vehicle, and nothing is making sense. Trouble codes: 296B (02s after cat switched P0041), 2761 (Secondary air P1412), 28F3 (bank1 status adjustment control P2098), 28C6 (Lambda sensor after cat bank2 system check), 28F2 (bank 1 status adjustment control), 28C5 (lambda sensor after cat bank 1 system check)
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1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Control Head VIN: 1G6CD53B0P
I have ran across this problem before no a/c control head and no fuel data center display on either and will not work can't find the bullentin on this problem any more something about the bcm are VF ckt. can someone please help. thanks in advance
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L Car runs great VIN: 1G6ET1291W
This Caddy has me on my last nerve, I got a continuing PO440 code. Smoked engine, lines to tank and both purge and vent valves. I have Vaccum in the port and activated it with my scanner to verify they are working. I'm at a lost right now. Trouble codes: P0440
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L ecm/icm VIN: 1G6KD54Y93
please help !!! car was towed in from another shop where it was for thee weeks .car stalled and would not restart . they said they replaced a wiring harness and a fuel pump and thats all the info. that i have on that repair...the car will crank i have fuel pre...
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1981 Chevrolet Malibu Classic 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G1AW35K6B
Hello all, I have this 1981 chevy malibu classic wagon that was towed in for a no start, checked for fuel spark and compression all where present, spark was a little weak,but timing was 180deg out, recommended a timing chain. I installed a new timing chain and...
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L cruise control
hey fellow techs,i have this suburban with a cruise control problem,when cruise control is set and driving on hiway and you signal to the right,for a lane change, the cruise control will disengage sometimes,it only does it on the right signal not the left,sign...
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Surge VIN: 2G1W12K3Y9
CAr was brought in for O2 sensor replacement. Local transmission shop could not get sensor out. On moving the car to the bay we noticed two things one the car felt loaded up on initial startup and an exhaust leak. Exhaust leak was broken pipe at flange to mani...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L Accessories VIN: 1GNDS13S75
I have this trailblazer that that came to the shop because the rear wiper comes on from time to time by itself. I could not find any service tip on alldata for this problem. Also did not see any tech help for this problem on IATN. You never know when the probl...
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2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 3C3EL55HXY
This car has a overheating problem. If just sitting here in the stall or making short trips all is well. It kept coming back in because of problems related to the pressure it makes when it gets hot (leaking water pump,and the plug wire plastic boots melted to ...
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2006 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3AL56T96
car was towed to shop no start battery removed ,owner thought batt was problem.No codes due to batt not installed (thanks).What I have is no b+ to injectors or coils when key is turned on asd comes on and back off.Is this a factory anti-theft mode if so how do...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1B4HS28YXX
greetings to all this durango has a die out wiyh no start at times.it did happen to me i noticed it said no buss in the odometer reading and my gauges did nit work.i did replace crank sensor just to rule out it shorting my 5 volt reference.in the past i have h...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L unknown VIN: 1B4GP44G0Y
this van has a vibration when your in the throttle.If your cruising down the road with a light load you don't feel it but step on the pedal a bit and you feel a vibration back off goes away .The cv shafts have been replaced by somebody else.they said the probl...
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2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Starting VIN: 1B3ES56C53
Hello all,looking for a little help. I have a 03 neon with a no start with a p0655 hard code. i have power where i'm supposed to and i havecontinuity at the dg/rd wire from the relay to the pcm. i haveno continuity on the db/yl wire. all fuses and relays are g...
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck TRX4 5.7L tip module VIN: 1D7HU18227
have a 07 dodge ram 1500 towed in that was a flood victim - engine compartment was under water & it looks like water inside was up to the instrument panel - i have hopefully removed all the water from the engine, differentials, transfer case & gas tank - initi...
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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L pass sliding door VIN: 2D8HN54P08
hello..this caravan has automatic sliding doors..intermittantly it will get to within and inch or two of closing (prior to hitting the striker) and automaticly open. it will do so if parked level or on hill. but it may only do this once in 20 or so door openin...
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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D3HV18P69
Drivability concern comes & goes,but 02 codes are staying active every time till vehicle is shut down.Downstream 02s are now staying around 4.8 V.(5v) biased sensors).All code charts produce the exspected results.Have run redundant wires w/ no change.Just wond... Trouble codes: P0152, P0158, P0138, P1128, P1129
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1991 Eagle Summit ES 1.5L No Start VIN: JE3CU24A0M
This nightmare started 10 months ago when it took 3 reman distributors to get a good one. It came back last week with no spark and I checked for power and ground at distributor-all good and had no waveform for crank nor cam output, so I ordered a replacement. ...
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1993 Eagle Vision TSi 3.5L Starting VIN: 2E3ED66F3P
the customer turned off the car and then it wouldn't start. When you disconnect the battery you have power at the body where you should have ground. This vehicle has a short somewhere any help would be greatly appriciated.
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1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L eec system VIN: 1FMDU34X9P
Hello I have this Explorer cust gave to me to fix after he replaced the fuel pump because he thought it was bad. I tested the no start and found the EEC 30 amp maxi fuse blown. After much testing and hair pulling I found that the red wire going to the EEC rela...
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1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30F5S
this truck likes to take out IDMs. this time truck come in on the hook . no start concern, hook scanner up and retrieve dtc p1293 ( high side open on right side )on injector buzz test. and p0265, p0269, p0275, p0281 on cyl contribution test.remove valve cover ... Trouble codes: P1293
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1995 Ford F-150 Special 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, loads up VIN: 1FTEX15N4P
he guys got a good one 95 f150 hard to start when u get it started u have to keep rpms past 2000 or it will die.it loads up very bad and misses.ive checked fuel,injectors,changed map sensor,colant sensor,iat,egr,cut pipes,so no stopped up converters,changed pc...
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L6W
Hi Guys, I can't believe i'm using a help request for a truck that is skipping, but here goes. Truck came in with a skip, cyl#4. Coil and plug had been replaced recently by owner, (one of our wrecker drivers). Checked and found terminals in the pigtail for #4 ...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF363F2
Hey there folks, gotta head scratcher here... brand new Jasper rebuild has a missfire in #8 cylinder, I know this because the cylinder contribution test say's it's so! & it has a classic dead hole kinda miss @ idle, Injector buzz test checks out as does the In... Trouble codes: P0284
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F3X
Hello all, installed a fuel pump in this vehicle & fuel filter in this vehicle, test drove it 20 miles and all was well. Towed in today does not start.has fuel pressure, no codes stored. I was given a carter fuel pump and wix filter. what am i missing?...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Speedometer VIN: 1FTNW21F4X
P0500-VSS signal malfuncion. It came in not moving and after overhaul it has this code and we replaced the sensor. Has continutiy through the wires. Heard that it might have something to do with the crusie control but my mitchel is not working so I cant find t...
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1136X
I am a toyota tech trying to fix an escort that I am not familiar with. This engine is the 2.0 dual overhead cam in the ZX2. T belt is broken, lower idler does not spin smooth so I think this is cause but is there a trick to lining up gears without special too...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FTWW31P95
any suggestions would be appreciated. thank you robert Trouble codes: P0671 (glow plug inop), P0673 (glow plug inop), P0676 (glow plug inop)
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L leaking from torque converter area VIN: 1FAFP53295
hello we have a trans leak thats starting to eat our lunch. we removed trans 6 months ago it would not enguage drive or reverse found torque converter stripped and had brass in trans.so we rebuilt it replaced torque converter ran 1 day come back with a trans f...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSW21P55
this truck is hard to start,cranks excessively to start.have replaced both fuel filters and changed the oil .i am not a diesel mech.i did ck, ipr pressure cranking it starts at 57 and quickly goes to 550 to 650 when idling at higher rpms the ipr is as high as ... Trouble codes: P0336, P2290 (ipr pressure low)
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2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FAFP56U27
Help please,theis car came in last december with a stalling problem when at an idle,iac motor was replaced,came in three months later with same problem but had a code of po300-tech cleaned throttle body and replaced fuel filter.came in two months later with sa...
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2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SL 3.5L abs VIN: 1JGHN34534
I get a c0040 code and c0221 and the abs pump activates at 10 miles per hour the scan tool shows and pull to the left when you brake
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1989 Honda Civic 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMEE2758K
Customer had emssion test done, failed due to high readings. Did a pin test on all wires, ground and power sources are good. O2 sensor is reading above .900 all the time. PCV is new, no restriction on exhaust, Engine vacuum is good, valve adjustment was done.
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor VIN: 2HGES26792
ok.. Start with thanks to all, who can help. THis 02 Honda civi came, A/C compressor clutch would not in gauge. Check pressure. It was good. When to relay. I have my to powers, and one ground. (scanner shows no A/C request..) So...if I jumper the 4p socket a...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L overdrive VIN: 1J4GZ58S3R
it was doing fine until it was parked for about 9 months i drove it and notice the overdrive gear was not working at all until i let off the gas around 55 and thin it would go into that last gear but also will come right back out with just very little pedel.al...
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1994 Jeep Wrangler S 2.5L backfire VIN: 1J4FY19PXR
this jeep has new exhaust from manifold back. no air injection timing is not adjustable. this jeep backfires only on deceleration almost as if in has a bad diverter valve but it doesnt have any air injection. anyone come across this before? any help would be a...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HR58205
This Jeep came in for PA reconstructed title paperwork. It has a code for the steering angle sensor. But when I did a wheel alignment, the battery went almost dead. Since then, the ABS, brake, ESP,and engine MIL lights are lit. Also, it flashes on the display ... Trouble codes: U0121 (Lost comm w/ antilock module), U1120 (lost wheel distance message)
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2003 Kia Optima SE 2.7L No Start VIN: KNAGD12853
we had this car towed in the customer said it would not run good and would stall out. he scaned it and he said it was a crank sensor code, he dosnt remember the code number. he tryed to replace the crank sensor and broke it in the block. that was when it was t... Trouble codes: P0230, P0445
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1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALPV1447X
Hey fellas, I have a customer in Seattle who needs the use of an Autologic or Testbook. We need to see if the BeCM and ECM are programmed correctly. I believe the BeCM has lost its programming. Anyone in the Seattle area know of a shop besides the dealer that ... Trouble codes: P1230 (p1668-), P1668 (p1672-), P1672
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on, No shift at times VIN: JT6HF10U4X
This vehicle came in months ago with the MIL light on and it was for code P0171 the oxygen sensor, I turned the light off and told the customer to come back if the light comes on again. So after several months, the light was on again the same code P0171 Lean c... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean condition), P0330 (Knock sensor)
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2006 Lexus LS430 4.3L steering assist VIN: JTBHN36F66
Customer stated they hit an obstacle with the front tire and when they backed away there was no power steering. Inspected to find fluid circulating in the pump reservoir. There is no evident damage to the steering system. Checked fuse to steering ECU ok. What ...
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2005 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited 4.6L alarm VIN: 1LNHM82W75
customer complains of alarm going off by itself when car is parked in the sun for long periods. have tried to retrieve body codes using snap on solus with no success, all tries come back no codes found. all of the door switches work properly same with hood swi...
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1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5227W
hello everyone this 1998 mazda mpv will not start spark and fuel is presentcan somebody out there send me to the right direction on this van?the right cam is one tooth off will this cause a no start,this one wont even try to start.any help will be much appreci...
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1999 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA32G8X
Car came in with no check engine light and idling rough, we cleaned out a very dirty throttle body, and it ran perfect. a couple days later the check engine light came on for p0507 higher than expected idle. I cleared it because it idles at 750 rpm and 2,000 m... Trouble codes: P0507, P0306
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2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47F5Y
Have a good customer with this m/b 230 kompresser with these turbo boost codes,have no way to do any testing to find out what the problem is. Hope someone out ther has ran across these codes before and can help lead me in the right direction to figure this one... Trouble codes: P0205, P0236, P1619
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2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L compressor VIN: WDBTJ75J73
this car came in with the a/c not cooling. we replaced the evap temp sensor and now the a/c will only cool after the engine has reached 1500 rpm. after that it will blow cold no matter what the engine speed until you turn the car off and restart it then you ha...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Alternator VIN: WBA2030401
Hello group, I am looking for a simple test to confirm the alternator pulley clutch operation. Could not find anything in WIS. Seems simple enough, a one-way clutch design, I understand it is to lock in one direction and freewheel in another. The word freewhee...
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1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3BM64JXP
I have a no start problem. The vehicle kicks back when cranking. I have code 23 cam position sensor circuit. I have no 5 volt reference at the sensor. I ohmmed the wire. The wire checks good. We tried a used ecm. This made no difference. I'm suspecting the ecm... Trouble codes: 23 (Cam position sensor circuit)
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1997 Nissan Pickup XE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6SD16SOV
Hello... I have a no start with no spark,no injector pulse,no check engine lite,no communication with the ecm, and no power through the eccs relay to the ecm.I have replaced the ecm and it ran for two hours before dying again. The ecm remanufacturer said power...
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1999 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, P0134
CEL on,P0134 in memory. Engine purr's like a kitten and runs good.complete tune up performed. Intake smoked for leaks and none found. engine temp normal and no exhaust leaks. cleared code,replaced front O2 (non nissan) and test drove. CEL back on and P0134 cam... Trouble codes: P0134 (No activaty B1S1)
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2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1N6ED27Y3Y
This truck will start to miss as it gets hot and will shut off.It will start in approx ten minutes or so.It is difficult to check the ign coil ext as there are eleven pages in alldata and it cools off so i am not sure of my readings are correct.From past exper... Trouble codes: P1320
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2001 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Temperature gauge VIN: 1GHDT13W61
The customer brought this in for an overheating condition. She said it would go to about 3/4's hot. We had it in about 2 months ago for the overheating problem and replaced the thermostat and gasket. She said it was overheating so after getting it in we found ...
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1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Wiper system VIN: 1P4GP54L4T
This is a long one, thanks for taking the time to read it - my personal vehicle, and I've got issues, and to make it more interesting, I'm 1000 miles from home. Problem started out a few years ago with the wipers stopping at the top of their travel, 90 degree...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52T5V
car came in for a misfire. the original code was the po300. knowing the history with these quad4s i pulled the coil housing down and found that the resistance was quit a bit different from one cylinder to another, so i recommended a new housing then recheck sy... Trouble codes: P1133 (02 sensor circuit insufficent activity), P0300
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1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUTX28N91
Suffers from the two codes mentioned for Air Pump. Every time vehicle is here, the Electric Air Pump works just fine and no codes are set. Codes are cleared and vehicle is sent on it's way. We changed the Air pump relay last time it was here, but both Air Pum... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary Air injection cyls. 123), P1141 (Secondary Air injection cyls. 456)
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Steering VIN: JT3VN39W8N
Cust broght vehicle in no power st.Cust has replaced power st pump.Still no power.There is rear antilock brake system that power st goes through and i found 3 ways to bleed system tryed all 3 ways still no power.No presher comming out of the anti lock system o...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAUN41B1S
help me please!!! this one is making me crazy. i have the tacoma that will start and run perfectly all day long until you shut it off when it is hot, then try to restart it about 10 minutes later. it will not start. it just cranks. fuel pressure and spark are ...
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L Misfire VIN: WAULC68EX5
Hey all, thanks for the help. #3 ignition coil was an aftermarket one, we decided to replace it with the OE updated part (the other three had been updated), the missfire is gone, we are working on the slight sag at times while accellerating heavy, the sag is ... Trouble codes: P0300 (multi cyl misfire), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire).
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2006 Audi A6 3.2L Accessories VIN: WAUDG74F16
Well, had to take to the dealer. The dealer found the radio itself to be the problem and changed the coding to get the MMI up with no radio. We then had them put a radio in it and all is well.
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L cluth VIN: WBABN53461
thank you all for your help, the problem was a warp fly wheel, replace with new one, all ok.
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L unknown VIN: WBAAX13463
Hello BMW Techs The customer decided to take the car back at this time, therefore we did not complete any repairs, but I received 5 replies and they advised to check evaporator for freezing, heater valve if stays open and blower final stage, if customer brin...
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1990 Buick Electra Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out
I have sent the computer and MAF Sensor out to be tested and if found to be bad repaired. The company I have sent them to has done repairs for me in the past and do an excellant job. I have not heard back as of yet but the replies all agreed either MAF or comp...
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1998 Chevrolet Metro 1.0L MIL Lamp on, Will not idle VIN: 2C1MR2263W
As many said who have replied, need to start with the basics. I sometimes forget to do that. Inspected compression on all three cylinders and found cylinders # 1&2 and #3 had no compression. Vehicle vacuum is way off causing overfueling and poor idle. Customer... Trouble codes: P0141 (O2 Heater Circuit Bank 1 Sensor2).
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1998 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C3HD46RXW
hi everyone : thank to all tech. which take time to respond to my request for help. the prblem was #33 computer terminal wire to cam. sensor broken it is all good now and is gone.!!! thanks again Trouble codes: P1391.
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2004 Chrysler Sebring Limited 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4C3AG52H34
Vehicle repaired. Owner had removed the MFI relay and put it in backwards in an attempt to self repair. He failed to mention that he had attempted to repair this part himself.
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 1D4GP25R13
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED TO MY PROBLEM. 6 PEOPLE INDICATED THAT THE CAM SENSOR WAS THE CAUSE AND THEY WERE RIGHT. I HAVE THANKED EACH MEMBER THAT E-MAILED ME PERSONALLY AND AGAIN I WANT TO THANK ALL. WAYNE
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L timing cover gasket VIN: 1D7HU18N84
Thanks for all replies Thanks to Dean and Chuck who came up w/2 good fixes. We called the dealer for a gasket for a 2003 (truck is 2004) and recieved the correct gasket -part # [...] Chuck gave me this # also -Enginetec #cr287a-1 Thanks again -Vern
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2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP45R95
Well here it is. I unhooked the egr and so i am going to pcm and the car ran fine so I replaced the egr and it ran the same so I put a oe egr valve and crank sensor and the problem is still there. When the pcm calls for egr and the voltage on the sensor wire ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0300.
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1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDLF47F5T
OK, First the disclaimer: "Don't ever try this at home unless you're crazy and have exhausted all other efforts"!! First thing I did was replace the IPR. The truck cranked for like a full minute before it would start, but it DID start. Ran like poopy, but star...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX32P24
Thanks for all your help . It ended up needing a high pressure oil pump.We replaced it and it fired right up. we test drove the vehicle and it did fine. Thank's Again
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L compressor clutch VIN: 1FTPW1455F
I CAN'T EXPLAIN THIS OTHER THAN I WAS NOT ABLE TO COMUNNICATE WITH THE CONTROL HEAD SO I TOOK A GAMBLE AND REPLACED IT EVEN THOUGH ALL IMPUTS LOOKED GOOD AT PCM IT FIXED THIS TRUCK ALL DISPLAYS WERE CORRECT ON CONTROL HEAD DISPLAY AND I HAD WHAT I THOUGHT I NE...
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGES15512
Have you noticed that everyone has a valid point yet not everyone has the answer to any given repair- its like a lottery! Thank you one and all who responded. Tim hit the lottery this time. His looked like the quickest and easiest repair to check out. Vis... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control syst malfunction), P1519 (iac circuit malfunction).
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2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56736
7-6-09 Vehicle would not start this morning, no comm. with scanner, after pulling ECU, noticed that A/C drain was leaking onto it, ECM shorted out internally hence the codes. Anyways keep this in mind when or if you guys run across these codes, thanks for all ... Trouble codes: P0563 (ECM/PCM Power Source Circuit Unexpected Voltage), P0685 (ECM Internal Power Circuit Malfunction), P0340 (Camshaft Sensor A Intermitant signal).
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1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Misfire VIN: JACDH58V4N
This one is fixed, thanks to all who replied, everyone suspected the e.c.m. and they were right. Also #3+#4 injectors were shorted internally. we opened up the old e.c.m. and it did not pass the smell test at all. After finally finding a computer and replacing...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13192
well she has been gone for a week with no complaints the last thing done was an upper engine cleaning with the sun machine seemed to be great when it left here im happy thanks to all that replied Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0305.
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L Steering VIN: JT8BD68S0W
it was front rotors.i put oem rotors.no more steering shimmy .thank you all.
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Dash temp VIN: 1LNHM86S32
Hello there. Thanks for all the replies on this and I think all of you pretty well narrowed it down to the heater valve assembly. The cust would not fix because the part was very expensive. I do however feel that the valve is to blame from the posts that I hav...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBJF25F8W
my apologies for not closing sooner, i wanted to make certain it was repaired. I installed a good used injection pump and vehicle returned to normal operation. Still never figured out why number one cylinder did not work,but the pump fixed it.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Driveshaft VIN: WDBNG75J2Y
Thanks to all who replied. I replaced the transmission mounts and the car is fixed. ...or at least we fixed the complaint it had at that time. It has started doing a high speed vibration/noise that we will get into later. Most replies said to replace the ...
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2004 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33454
Yes, I beleive this one is fixed. Back to the basics again.. We found a small burn hole in one of the lines from the purge valve(not sure how this happened). Vehicle did not have enough vacuum for Diagnostic pump switch to activate. Repaired line and it ma... Trouble codes: P1477 (leakage diagnosic pump reed switch did not open).
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AC44G41
ok, this ones fixed. first thing, all the replies were on the money with the egr lines being mixed up. i switched them and it idles smooth now. after i solved that i looked at the intermittant misfire. jason really helped me with his post. he gave a detailed d... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA56H71
we replace the evap filter asm. this was the part that was arcing when we appiled power and ground. smoke tested evap system. no leaks. performed 2 drive cycle test. ran and passed. thanks for all the replies. bob. Trouble codes: P0455.
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1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6SD16SOV
Thanks for the help. I posted up again with some updated information. The ecm worked for two hours and then died. The remanufacturer said ecm power circuits 38 and 56 were burnt in the ecm.This has power to the dist. evap purge, tps, maf,eccs relay..
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1N6ED27Y91
sorry for closing this request so late because i've been away.the fix for this problem was the trailer wiring harness,this is the only thing that i thought contributes to my problem.after spending lots of time trying to figure out whats happenning inoticed som...
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2003 Nissan Frontier 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6DD26T83
Thanks for the replies, I finaly got the nissan factory computer and everything worked fine as I thought, but you always second guess yourself...Thanks again, I know I will need help again, we all do!!! Mike
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L cooling fans inop VIN: 1G2WP12K1V
Well, this car completely drove us nuts. I want to thank everyone who responded. Most of the responses were intelligent and well thought out. The fix ended up being the ECM. We got thrown off a bit because the temp gauge did not work properly and would go to f...
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1992 Saab 900 2.1L drivers side upper control arm VIN: YS3AK75E1P
Thanks for all the input. Did not have to pull engine. Removed both mounts and exhaust from engine and was able to "scoot" motor over enough to get control arm out.Be careful when quoting this job. Activant said upper right side 2.8 hours with no labor time on...
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1982 Toyota Corolla 1.8L Stall VIN: JT2TE72E70
Customer never returned. The solenoid issue makes sense from what some of you mentioned which must have an impact on the car dying when put into gear, etc. Thank you all for your help, but I am guessing I won't see these customers again as I wasn't able to fix...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T4Y
hi guys i did fix this vehicle and it was the intake gasket very minor leaks but it was enough thanks for all your help Trouble codes: P0171 (lean exhaust).
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2006 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L Backfires VIN: JTEZU14R06
After extensive road testing and careful listening (and sitting in the back seat while listening) it was found that the misfire popping sound that never showed up in scan data was in fact...a loose roof rack! From the front seats it was very clearly coming fr...
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