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1996 Acura TL 3.2L Electronic VIN: JH4UA3656T
hi this car has a tcs light on.i have checked power and ground at the blk/yel wire have power.checked power at the grn/red wire coming out of number 43 tcs running lights all ok. then i checked at the relay red/blk power there.now on my diagram the grn/red go...
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L no reverse VIN: WAUC88D7VA
calling all audi techs weve got a crown jewel of an audi cust coplaint that it will not back up if fact it will not we unplugged the trans and it started backing up indicator in dash does not show what gear you are selecting im my self am leaning towards the m...
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC28D1Y
I have read a bunch of post about broken vacuum hoses, bad valves, pumps, hoses. These all check good. Here's what happens. If you let the basic setting test run it will usally, 85% of the time fail, the reading will be about 1.5g/s. If you disconnect the vacu... Trouble codes: P0411
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Surge VIN: WAUKF78E06
the car came to me with a complaint of misfire. the car hade misfire code for #2 cyl. replaced aftermarket plugs with oe and replaced all four coils. that took care of the miss. tires were cupping badly and right rear wheel bearing was noisy so they were repla...
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L vanos VIN: WBAHD6322S
Car came in with long crank before starting. Found that is was losing residual oil pressure in vanos. Cams out of time and car won't start until oil pressure builds back up. Takes about 15 seconds of cranking. My question is is there a check valve in the block...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L customer complaint VIN: WBADP6333X
Car has a high pitched whistle noise from under the hood,the noise can not be pinned down,the coolant fan was bad and replaced,checked all hoses on turbo and tightened clamps,checked belts and pullys,connot find noise.
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2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L A/C,Radio,sunroof VIN: WBABM3344Y
Thanks for taking the time to ponder this one. Car was driven into shop. Customer complained that A/C, radio, and sunroof all quit working at same time. We were unable to communicate with the DME but were able to extract trouble codes for K-BUS, Outside temper...
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1986 Buick Regal T-Type 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4GK4771G
Vehicle is a friends car. He was having stalling problems over the past few months and recently has been getting worse to the point of a no start. Vehicle is in the shop and the started was burnt out so I replaced the starter and upon initial start up after st...
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1938 Cadillac lasalle 353CID no turn
customer charged battery , but it has been sitting a long time -before i make trip out to her house can anyone tell me the size of the crank shaft bolts and spark plug as i want to bring the right tools to r/r plugs and add mystry oil to cylinders and turn cra...
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1GNFK16K3P
This truck is getting old. When taking off from a stop, under full throttle it will accelerate to 24 mph and stay right there, it won't rev over 3200 or shift gears until you take your foot off the gas. All the gears shift, but there is no power at all, you ca...
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L brake light switch
Once a year, this truck eats a brake light switch. Brake lights stop working, cruise control doesnt cancel, and a check engine light comes on for torque converter. Every time this happends, I pull the switch apart and find the copper contacts have broke off. I...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDT13W3V
This truck has had a very bad shake at idle since i bought it. The coil was burned through and thought that would fix it but didnt. As you can see from above it has many new parts already on it. When the truck is started, and the idle comes down it seems to id...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start
distributor 180 out coil primary broken o-ring for injector harness in plenum. now have security light on 2-3 sec then off try to start light blinks three 1/2 times then off tried an ign. switch seen before on s-10 relearned fine this thing will not blink mo...
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2000 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L no start VIN: 1GBFG15R5Y
hi all i have this chevy brick on wheels and it cranks but won't start fuel is at spec and mass airflow is working i get rpm on tech2 but but not spark showing on scanner but have spark at plug replaced cap and rotor corrioded now if i squirt carb cleaner into...
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L power steering VIN: 2G1WF55E7Y
customer complained about hard steering effort when parking car,fluid was full,steering was hard both way's at idel,flushed steering and replaced pump,steered ok,a little harder than i would have liked,but ok with customer. came back same thing in a couple wee...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L power steering VIN: 1GCEK19T11
Hello all and thanks for taking the time to read this post. This 2001 Silverado Ext. Cab 4x4 has a "hiss" type noise from power steering, but it only seems to do it when turning to left, sitting still in parking lot can rotate wheel from center to right turn w...
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2001 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W51
Hello IATN tech members. I have a 2001 Chevy Astro van in my shop I just can not seem to figure out. It came in with the symptom of not being able to idle and I just can not put my finger on why. The customer informed me this happen after she filled up with ga... Trouble codes: P0405, P0404
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J62
This chevy has a cranks but wont start at times, when problem is happening there is no fuel pressure but also the instrument cluster does not energize,all of a sudden you hear an electrical clicking type noise the cluster sweeps and it starts, no bcm or pcm co...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Compressor VIN: 2GCEC19V74
Truck came to shop not cooling. Found Low side line freezing up. Added 4oz. r-134a all seemed to be ok 40 degree air out of vents. Customer picked up vehicle and came back complaining of hot air out of vents sometime. Test drove vehicle with scanner and found ...
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L transmission VIN: 2C3HE66G8X
Vehicle came in stuck in limp mode (2nd gear only), tryed to check codes and data in TCM with a MODIS and found no communication with TCM. I can commun. with all other modules, no codes in PCM, BCM shows "EATX Bus Communication Failure" in codes menu but no co...
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L brake pedal VIN: IC4GP44G0Y
help, i have no hair left to pull on. inspected vehicle found fronts grinding and rears shot. sold front pads and rotors and rear overhaul (shoes,springs, wheel cyls.) found no other issues.completed work and bled system. no pedal , hits the floor. jacked arou...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1B8GP443X2
repeat failure of ignition coil circuit 2. cylinder 2 n 5 goes out when this happens. first coil was replaced and ran good for 2 days. came back with same problem and we replaced crank sensor for the hell of it. coil had weak spark coming out of #2, so it was ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0352
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WD2PD54434
Vehicle was towed in 2 months ago, would not start and MAF sensor was unhooked and Sprinter started. Vehicle was towed to shop and will idle only now, will not rev up at any time even after codes have been cleared. Checked codes and found several codes for low... Trouble codes: 2359 (low or high boost condition), 2355 (egr low or high flow rate)
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1988 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Misfire VIN: 1FMEU15H7J
once in a great while the ignition seams to drop out at 3800 rpm and on warm starts it will miss randomly distributor and rotor both were recently replaced spark plugs are nearly new as well found 3 bad plug wire boots distributor cap seems in good condition r...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L not charging VIN: 2FTEF1545N
customer came in with a f150 not charging. another shop put a starter solenoid, starter and alternator in the vehicle and still no alt output and the starter is always engaged. gauge on the dash shows battery voltage, as does a meter. If you put the meter on t...
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1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Stall VIN: 1ZVCT22B5P
The car runs great off of idle driving down the road. I have installed a dist. from World Pac and after the car idles for about ten min it just shuts off and will restart imediately and run for another 10 min. pleae help Trouble codes: 2 (crank posistion sensor), 24 (o2 sensor)
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on, CHT over temp VIN: 1FMEU18W6V
We have a 1997 Ford Expedition with 4.6L. This vehicle sets DTC P1285 on every warm up cycle and on about the 3rd or 4th time the P1285 sets, it sets a P1299 and goes into “fail-safe" bypass which is designed to prevent engine damage due to overheating. I unde... Trouble codes: P1285, P1299
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L heater core VIN: 1FMPU18LXW
It keeps blowing heater cores
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1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU24XXW
Hello, this vechile came in with multiple misfires we found the center ceramic electrodes cracked and on some plugs completely missing. We installed new plugs of the correct heat range and let it go. After one month it returned with the same problem the inside...
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX17W4Y
Fuel on intake valves. Hi, I have three holes that collect several teaspoons of fuel when left to sit overnight. Rail held pressure (30psi for 1/2 hour) pulled intake in morning found raw fuel on back of valve 1, 2 ,3 intake. All the rest are dry. When run it ...
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2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDSS34F8Y
Hello, And My hat is off to you guys who service these Ford Trucks every day. They are not everyone's cup of tea. Work they are. ***. This is a tow/no start/no run. initially. Change engine oil. Renew the IDM - because the case was badly corroded and it is a...
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2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1FMDU75W12
vehicle arrived this AM with a complaint of higher than normal idle speed and harsh 2-1 downshift. Started vehicle and noticed the normal flair at start-up then speed settled at aprox 1200 rpm test drove for trans complaint and could not duplicate in 5 mile te... Trouble codes: P0121 (TP circuit performance problem)
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L abs light on VIN: 1FMZU73K83
i have a code of c1440 and cant find in our snap-on scanner has all new brakes,new rab sensor, and brakes work fine. just cant find out what this c-code means.
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2003 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FMNU44P73
Engine stumbles and misses on accelleration. EGR valve replaced. New mass air sensor. Engine also has idle stumble. No cel light on. Engine code p0266 and p0401 Trouble codes: P0266, P0401
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU17535
ok guys and gals,i've done all of this,checked compression and between 170 and 175 on all 8 cylinders.pulled intake of to see if maybe a crack under the intake and no luck.will not set a misfire code on any cylinder checked in mode 6 to no avail.dropped cat co... Trouble codes: P2196 (running rich causing it to go lean), P2273 (same as above bank 2)
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2008 Honda civic 1.8L radio code VIN: 2HGFA16428
good customer inadvertantely left her lights on and killed the battery this inturn activated the radio anti theft, I retrived the radio code but have called 2 honda dealers in my area and both want to charge minimum 100.00 for the code service which is absurd,...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: KM8SC13D62
Friends, Thank you in advance for your help on this job. First we verified the problem of engine on decel to stop running rough and stalling. We first performed scan test and found no codes present. I cleaned out throttle body with towel and TB cleaner (on tow...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, misfire VIN: KMHDN45D02
Engine misfire develops when engine hot. Cyl.#2 misfire code set but no MIL comes on. DTC is easily erased but returns after driving awhile. Other than rough idle due to misfire the engine runs well with plenty of power. Replaced spark plugs with NKG (same as ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyllinder 2 misfire)
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2003 Infiniti FX45 4.5L 4wd module VIN: JNRBS08W33
Going to need a infiniti tech for this one. This fx45 came in with just about all warning lights on but engine. Coded abs module had c1125 rr lh out abs sol short. replaced abs module and those dealing with abs all are off. The awd light however will not clear...
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2007 Infiniti M35 X 3.5L odometer VIN: JNKAY01F77
I am calling on all Nissan techs that know all the data parameters that are available for this year. I am trying to Determine if the odometer has infect has been disconnected or replaced. I have scanned it with a Launch and a Verus. Both scanners have the late...
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2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L flexplate,flywheel VIN: JALC4B1442
any one have any info on a isuzu npr this truck was left at our shop to ck out a noise in bellhousing area .does any one know if this is a dual mass setup or a normal style flexplate
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Stall VIN: SAJHX1246T
Hey team. Once again I need your help. No codes stored. This vehicle dies at idle at least 30% of the time when coming to a stop or just when idling. It is worst when engine warmed up & A/C on. Checked Recalls via VIN at dealer. They are up to date. You can st...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L starting VIN: SAJDA01D91
i replaced vaporator core--dash was taken out --did not have problem with core replacement. put dash and rest back together. now cranks but no start no response at gas guage--no data from ecm scan check the power windows are inop and no sunroof operation the h...
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1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4Y19S5XP
this one is putting a few gray hair on my head.need help...thanks to all.jeep came in for a bucking under accl.in 2nd gear.engine light is on,code p0123 and p1687. with the sanner hooked up to the car all the readings are jumpping from neg to pos. unplugging s... Trouble codes: P0123 (tps voltage high)
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2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GK58K96
When vehicle came in it had MIL on and misfiring. P0306 was found. Removed plug & coil to check and found plug gap at .020. Replaced #6 plug and coil and gapped all plugs. Misfire went away for 1100 miles before MIL came back with same code and misfire at idle... Trouble codes: P0306
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2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19222
hey guys having a problem with a lexus is 300 have a code for evap malfuction tested car and need to replace the canister and gas cap, gas cap failed the gas cap test so we replaced the cap as while. car still is throwing the code for evap malfuction p0440 smo... Trouble codes: P0440
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHNM86S1
Help please, this car blows fuel pump Fuse #12 replaced relay and fuse car run great for week. Then blow fuse again. Test amps on fuel pump 8 amps. I think fuel is needed. What would you do.
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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L poor acceleration VIN: 4JGAB72E0Y
Engine starts and idles well cold operation, but on acceleration boggs and feels restricted. Haven't seen over 4 psi backpressure. Problem goes away when at operating temperature. Happens somewhat after sitting a couple hours. Terrible after sitting overnight.
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2004 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L shifting , delayed engagement VIN: WDBNG74J94
vehicle came to us with complaint of erratic shifting and at tomes delayed engagement. verified complaint.no codes in engine or trans controllers.trans fluid very worn and showing pieces of brass,leading to trans replacement.no change in symptom after r&r. aga...
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L engine VIN: 4N2XN11TOY
hey guys, 2000 nissan quest, customer came in because it would hesitate at a idle. check eng. light was on, random cyl misfire was the code. i replaced the plugs and wires, and cap and rotor. still having same issue. checked for vacum leaks, none found. check...
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D5Y
i have seen here that reprogramming for this dtc(p0430) after cat replacement should fix this reoccurring dtc, however this customer said to have taken it to the dealer(about 3 months ago) and had the pcm flash completed after i had replaced the rear o2 sensor... Trouble codes: P0430
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Unknown VIN: JN8DR09Y63
vibration above 38 mph felt in front floor boards and steering wheel
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D05
new camshaft sensor and harness connector but fault still happens when cool. Trouble codes: P0420
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2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD07U55
Comes in on a hook. Cranks and tries to start. Fuel pressure is good and the plugs are gas fouled. No spark -lots of fuel in the combustion chamber- good injection command. Good power and grounds to the coils. No igniton command (waveform) to the coils from PC...
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G3GR62C8V
Real hair puller here,car overheating after about 15 to 20 mile,s,temp climb,s into red.If you turn the heater on temp will drop to normal condition.Will set and idle all day without overheating.will also overheat worse in town driving.replaced radiator,t-stat...
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2009 Smart Fortwo Passion 1.0L Reminder light VIN: WMEEJ31X59
I am looking for some help on how to reset the service reminder light on this vehicle. I have searched the internet and found some info, but none of their methods work. Can anyone help me?
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2003 Other GM W22 Chassis 8.1L Data Scrambled VIN: 5B4M967G22
Tried 2 different scan tools to read data. Both had wheel speed sensor data changing from -45 to 125 MPH on all four wheels while unit was not moving. ABS light comes on at key on and self checks off. ABS light comes back on at 25 MPH and remains on. Checked a...
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1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: WPOCA299XT
To all Porsche tech!!! Help!!! Costumer state some time after drive the car and rich normal temp and park the car for 30 minutes more or less to go to the store the car has hard time to start and when the engine start idle fine but some times rpm star to go up...
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1996 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: YS3CD68U9T
Hello folks: This car came to me with dtc p1171 and p0171. fuel correction max to 100%. I found that the pcv hoses had broken at both ends. replaced the two sections of hose and cleared the codes. no dtc's returned. Before the repairs ltft was at 46.5%. After ...
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2001 Saturn SL2 1.9L 3-4,4-3,3-2 shifts VIN: 1G8ZK52771
Though my shop doesn't do much w/ automatic transmissions, this custumer who is one of my oldest and best sent me his sons saturn for advise and possibly repair. I would only like to have some help that might allow me to come up with a likely course of action....
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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Surge, Cuts out VIN: WAUCB28D4W
Thanks for all the replies. Ended up finding the passage in the wastegate solenoid (about 1/8" in diameter) was plugged with carbon, so pressure from the turbo was never reaching the wastegate. I had previously checked the electrical operation of the solenoid ... Trouble codes: P1555 (17963 - excessive boost pressure).
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L driver side air bag VIN: 5UXFA53582
had a 2002 X5. removed the side airbag and window regulator to fix the window sash's and door handle. got it all back together. had a air bag lamp on. with the snap on solus scanned for codes. this has been a week long circus so i am doing this from memory. i ...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L unknown VIN: 1G4CU5219S
Overall responce mode doors --- problem is much more severe than that. Others say windshield plastic edge or roof brace or accumlator pop ? Never heard this term. Last was to wait listen for more time, believe it is in dash, this is most acceptable for now as ...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1G6KE54Y0X
Thank you guys who tried to help, Yes that was the best way to get to the sensor by removing the craddle bolt and lowering the sub frame, even though that was a bit tight I finally got over it. Thanks again IATN and you techs who helped me. Regards, Herman.
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L HVAC cooling VIN: 1G6KD54Y3X
Hello, everyone. I found the problem. The actuators I looked were vacuum ones and according the diagram none of them for air mix door. I found electric ones on the pass side, one for pass side door, one for driver side. Both linkages were disconnected, one out...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L blower speed VIN: 1G6KD54Y7X
to all who replied, thanks for info. the fix was as i suspected, the problem was i didn't have vehicle running to check operation. tried new blower motor and checked operation with vehicle running. operation successful. thanks again to all of you. i even lea...
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1999 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L hvac VIN: 1G6EL12Y6X
Well I hate to post a fix where the repair was a shot in the dark, but here goes!! Customer elected to replace control head,( his other choice the programmer)we test drove the vehicle several times and did not experience air from dash vent default to defrost ...
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2007 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.2L temp door VIN: 1GYFK668X7
I do not know for sure wether this vehicle is fixed at this time. Thanks to Steve and Jason for their replies suggesting warranty coverage or the possibility of the door's foam insulation coming loose. What we have done so far is this: The customer stated that...
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L master cylinder VIN: 2G1WL54T6P
Thanks to all that replied, Given the expense involved with the replacement of the valve body with the possibility of that not completely solving the problem the customer decided to scrap the car.
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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L not sure VIN: 1GBJK34J3W
Sorry for the delay in getting this fix posted...long story! I followed advice from Chad from Alabama "I'm assuming this truck has drum brakes on the rear? Take it back out for a road test. Get back up to speed were you feel vib. Pull the parking brake rel...
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2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GBHG31U74
Thanks for everyone's input however we have exhausted all efforts outside the engine. We are currently working with Jasper Engines tech staff. They have been very helpful but the problem still exists. We are installing a new engine as we speak in hopes the iss... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire).
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1994 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GH54LXR
Hi everybody,well the car is fixed & yes the problem was broken flexplate around the bolts. The van started & i checked the waveform for both the crank & the cam,it's the same as the 3.3 & 3.5 L engines. Thanks for everybody who helped me & shared great inform...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R9Y
Okay, first thank you all for your help on this car. I did everything you guys suggest and what I did is I put a original ckp and cmp sensors and the car so far so good I also after I put those sensors,other codes showed up with primary circuit problem in igni... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermitent lose of cmp/ckp sensors).
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3B7KF23642
Much Thanks to Andy from Texas, hit the nail on the head. Bad DDRP FASS pump out of the box. Even after the new spring was replaced in the FASS pump there was not enough fuel to the injection pump under load. Ran many pressure and volume tests, including leak ... Trouble codes: P1689, P0230.
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2004 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L readiness codes will VIN: 1B3ES56C94
Thanks for the replies guys.I wish yall worked around here i would buy you lunch or a beer or something.Dead on with no power getting to pin # 29 of c1 conector.So every time i turned the key off the readiness codes were resetting.Found broken wire,repaired it...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L limp mode VIN: WDXPD94496
Thank everyone for the help the 3rd jasper unit was the charm they were very helpful in getting to the bottom of the problem there was something being installed backwards by a new builder and now the problem has been resolved. As far as the low voltage it is n...
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2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WP0PE74598
I sent this one back to the dealer for warranty. we have done alot of sprinter work and it seems that thru 2006 the engines have been trouble free but starting with the v-6 in 2007 I have seen lots of electronic engine issues. much of it has gone back to the d...
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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L pass sliding door VIN: 2D8HN54P08
customer refered to dealer for bcm reflash..wiring harnesses and drive mechanisms checked out ok. thanks for the responses
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1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L no tach ,, no shifting VIN: 2FTHF26MLC
finding and checking fuse links was the key to this one . FINDING them was the problem in this case , the truck has had more patched up wiring then should be allowed by law ! thanks for the help
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1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMDA5149S
Thank you to all who have responded. I continued to try to get the van not to start this time with the MODIS hooked up keeping in mind all of the suggestions that were given to me. The van continued to start the rest of the day and we even let it run outside...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1FTJS34F9T
I believe we have it narrowed down to the injectors. My customer is just trying to get some cash together for the parts. I will update after we finish the job. Thanks again for everyone's help
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5144T
Thanks to neal and maycor they were right on whit a dpfe sensor shorted.whit out youre help i could never fix a dpfe sensor whit a cam code,thanks again. Trouble codes: P0340.
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L6W
Well guys, thanks for all the replies. I feel a bit like a rookie again after this one. I was ready to pull valve cover to inspect valvetrain, when i decided to check all the connections on the other cylinders injectors and coils. Upon checking this I found #6...
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1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDXF47F7X
Thanks for all the replies. We ended up doing the injectors. The truck is running fine now. Very little smoke Very little oil consumption and it is starting normal again. Had to get approval from the fleet managemnet company and they wanted verificatio...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FTSX31L04
Thanks for all the replies. The fix for this one was the 4x4 relay module mounted beside the GEM module behind the radio.It has a relay for the high and one for the low range.The one for the low range was bad. Thanks again for all the help.
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP34342
Hello everyone and thanks for all replies. I did run a few extra checks, fuel pressure drop, tried heating up the coils and module with heat gun. No difference. Finally the "regular driver" called me and she said the same thing as the mother. After asking ...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L locks VIN: 3FTNW21F12
Well this one is finally fixed. I replaced the lock actuators and the VSM the locks worked good, but the dome lights would not work the VSM would not work with out programming, so long story short I replaced the actuator and used the original vsm and it seams ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L interior lights,gauges VIN: 1FMZU73K23
It turned out to be a short in the central security module(use to be the gems)I unplugged the gray connector(there are three)and my interior lights came on even before I could test anything.Put anew module in it and no more blown fuses.
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Won't engage VIN: 2FTRF18233
Well, I wish that I had a very technicial, highly intelligent repair for this vehicle. I don't. I checked all the inputs and outputs for the four wheel actuation on this vehicle. I was at the point where I suspected a faulty GEM module. I removed the GEM m...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE35L54
Thanks to everyone for the help. After reading some of the other posts on similar vehicles I realized there had to be more gas in the vehicle in order to run the misfire monitors. We put $40 in gas in and drove it. 10 mins down the road I could see a few cy... Trouble codes: P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (p0307-), P0307 (p0308-), P0308 (p0174-), P0174 (p0316-), P0316.
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor VIN: 2HGES26792
Thanks to you... that tried to help me with this problem car... The customer did not want to continue with it... Thanks to Mike [...] from New York... For giving me your number, even thought we played phone tag and never talked. To David from Georgia. The door ...
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L condition unknown VIN: KMHDN45DX3
After checking it over and talking with other techs, i opted to recommned a thermostat replacement, the customer needed the vehicle that weekend and during that time it overheated from the upper tank on the radiator and we replaced the radiator also, I think h...
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2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L CV Half-Shafts VIN: JACDJ58X7Y
Thank you Jon and Devon for the remanufacturing information. I have learned the hard way that Isuzu SUV's can tie your lift up for some time. The front axles delivered to your shop by the parts stores cannot be installed without complete front-end disassembly....
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L overdrive VIN: 1J4GZ58S3R
This transmission is fixed. First of all I would like to give a special thanks to Brian from Minnesota, Doug from Ohio, Richard from Washington, Lane from Michigan and to all that replied. First off I checked the governor pressure it was in specs, also checked...
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1995 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FJ28S2S
Thanks to everyone for the help. Someone suggested the flywheel being installed in the wrong position, but this flywheel does not allow that because the holes are spaced differently so it only goes on one way. The problem was indeed that the notches were in ...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HR58205
This vehicle is FIXED! I got another local tech to come with his Chrysler scantool. He could read many more modules than I could. The problem was the ABS module not communicating over the CAN circuit. It would communicate with the scantool, however. Evidently ... Trouble codes: U0121 (Lost comm w/ antilock module), U1120 (lost wheel distance message).
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2003 Kia Spectra 1.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12123
To all; I got very few replies, I guess not a common issue. I did not find a short or open in the wire between the maf and pcm, but I wanted to be sure nad rule that out completely before replacing the pcm. I ran a new wire from the maf to the pcm and road tes... Trouble codes: P0102 (maf voltage signal low).
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1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L engine VIN: 1YVGE22D1V
Thanks to all! The timing belt tensioner had collapsed as most of you guessed! new one installed-all is well!
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA51E3N
Thanks for all the replies.As suspected the throttle body assembly was bad.The harness on it was in terrible shape just as the engine harness.Thanks again to all the IATN members for there help. Trouble codes: 10 (22 -), 22.
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Moniters VIN: WDBHA28E1T
A thank you to [...], randy.beall, mg31, rbeckman, scottwilliamporter, mika@mpauto, rellingauto, jwg001 for your prompt replys. It turns out that this is a known issue with this year and model, and in fact this same vehicle has been certified at State Ref...
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