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1999 BMW 540i 4.4L camshaft timing VIN: WBADN6334X
This 540i drove into the shop after weeks of driving with failed timing chain tensioner and broken center guide rail. All the nylon was worn off of center guide rail and chain was cutting into aluminum of fromt cover. We removed front cover, replaced chain, a...
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L alarm VIN: WBAGG83491
This one is very difficult to duplicate. I experenced it only once my self.The car can sit for a couple hours to a week and the alarm will just go off.The customer is a doctor with a practice here in NY and in flordia.so the car does sit for a week or two at a...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63483
Does anyone have info on these codes ??? Thank you for any info Bob Trouble codes: P1168 (obd2), 271A (bmw)
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2004 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L Ride height control VIN: 5UXFA93554
Hello my BMW pals; I am using my Autologic to set ride level adjustment but have no access to specifications and measuring points (fender edge to wheel center?). Help in this regard would be truly appreciated. Hope everybody is staying busy.
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2006 BMW 750i 4.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAHL83566
to all BMW specialists. A friend of a friend will be bringing his 2006 BMW 750i to me to look at for a second opinion. so i am doing this as a favor for my friend. I have been advised that the dealer he was at wants to replace all 8 injectors, because they are...
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2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: W123I23239
I have gt1 diagnostic tool and i can access to all the ecus on the car but i cant inside on dme motor electronics, some can tell me wich could be the problem, i try to test with another scanners and wont get comunication with dme ecu, Thanks, att. Xavier
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2008 BMW X5 3.0si 3.0L maintenance rem VIN: 5UXFE43558
CAN SOMEONE TEll me how to reset the maintenance reminder/oil service? Do I need a scan tool? thanks.
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2003 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L A.B.S. module VIN: 1G4CW54K33
I run this help request once before and was closed before the customer brought the car back but what it does at higher speeds when you first hit the brakes it goes into abs braking for a split second then stops fine when I pulled the abs fuse the condition wen...
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1993 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L HVAC displays VIN: 1G6KY5291P
Wife's Car (so is urgent) not all the time but more frequent HVAC displays go "--" dashes, first to go is outside temp reading (on right display) then left fuel data display goes out "--" dashes, then rest of screen on right display goes out "--" , HVAC system...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y42
Hi everybody! Thanks in advance for your help. 3 months ago, this cadillac came in for lack of power and for check engine light. The code was for secondary air injection problem on bank 1. The car was tested, and yes, it lacked power. The air check valve was p... Trouble codes: P0410, P0420, P0420
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 1GCCS1957Y
posting for another tech in shop. engine was pulled due to rod spun, afterwards the truck has developed a severe intermittent tip in hesitation. monitering scan data, the truck goes into open loop,the a/c comp cuts off,tp at 9%@,71 v, map fell to 4.7 v ,477 rp...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK134U5
Thanks in advance for any replies. This ones got me scratch'n my head. 02 Chevy Silverado 6L, engine code U. Idles rough, intermittently, does not set a misfire code but on Tech 2 Scanner misfire graphic, all cylinders will show misfire intermittently. Fuel tr...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L abs/air bag light VIN: 1GCHK29UX3
TRUCK CAME IN WITH AIR BAG LIGHT ON. SCANED AIR BAG AND GOT U1000 CODE. wENT TO ALL MODULES FOUND WE COULD GET A DATA STREAM FROM ALL EXCEPT ABS MODULES. WITH KEY ON ENGINE OFF THERE IN NO ABS LIGHT ( THAT IS NO YELLOW OR RED BRAKE LIGHT; EVEN WITH THE EMERGEN...
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2003 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Stall VIN: 1G1YY12501
thanks in advance this zo6 will run ok then it will cut out the c.e.l traction control, air bag. the info display says service trac assist,service air bag,abs,the dash lites flicker like i am loosing power or ground. i have checked power and grounds all are go...
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Key is not learned by pcm VIN: 1GNDX03E53
Is there any way I can have a certain wave from too the pcm that I know its going right and to pcm for relearn.??? or suggestions.Thanks
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2007 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1G1ZS57F37
This Malibu missfires under a moderate acceleration usually after rolling through a corner and then accelerating at the apex. Watching the missfire counter on the Tech 2 it racks up missfire counts on Cyl #1 ONLY in left hand turns and missfires on Cyl #4 ONLY... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire)
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1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L blower motor VIN: 1C3HD56F9S
This vehicle came in blowing hot air out of vents with heater control in the off position. I pulled the blower motor fuse to get the customer by until I was able to set the customer up with an appointment. Now the vehicle is back and the problem is gone, heate...
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1997 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4C3AU52N9V
after first checking compression found 1 cylinder leaking around valves and pulled head ..sent to machine shop and had worked..backside head #246..replaced and tried to start...car will start momentarily then stall and will continuie to do this until i spray s...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L cooling system
over heats cooling fans work. acts like it has no flow.
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1993 Dodge Caravan 3.0L emission VIN: 2B4GH2534P
car came in beacause it failed smog. ran it on the machine and saw these readings HC:162 NOX:301 C0:2.80 CO2:13.2 02:0.0 it is a gross polluter for the state of ca for high co. it is obviously running rich and i cannot figure out why. i did a fuel pressure tes...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 43254WRDSD
car cane in misfire , i replace complete tune up . cam . crank senser fule pump coil pack slill misfire set code set p1391 Trouble codes: P1391
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2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1B3EJ46X91
After sitting in the Texas sun the odometer & prndl flicker. Pulled cluster. Has proper powers & grounds @ instrument cluster. Sent out for testing & repair. Found bad solder joints. Repaired & reinstalled. Customer returned 3 days later with same issue plus, ...
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2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L tachometer VIN: 1D7HL42N53
My cust is complaining that at cruising highway speeds that his engine fluctuates about 200-300 rpms. He can hear the engine rev and the tach goes from about 1600-1900 when this happens. I cant get it to act up for me and am starting to wonder if he is crazy. ...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EL46X44
Car came in no start. After a couple of hours checking powers & grounds, found open wire to ignition coil power from ASD relay. Spliced in wire outside harness, now have power to coil. Found one quad driver for ignition coil bad, one OK. Running on 2 cylinders...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L radio, windows VIN: 1FALP5246V
Radio quits (only the sound, display stays lit) when drivers door power window or door lock swithes are used. Engine must be running, will act up more consisantly in reverse or drive...regardless if the tranny range switch is hooked up or not. Operating any of...
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1997 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTFE2429V
I replaced the head gaskets because of a antifreeze usage issue. I ran the van for about an hour and I determand that it has no power and the exhaust manifolds were cherry red. I am eliminating the fact it could have jumped time due to the high compression. I ...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L erratic shifts VIN: 1FALP52U4V
Hi Folks, Auto trans works fine for upshifts through 65 mph. It downshifts harshly, and when it shifts into first as it comes to a stop, a noticeable clunk occurs (2 mph). If the car stays below about 35 mph it shifts normal both ways except the harsh downshif...
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2008 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK19JX8
check eng. light on p0121 p0506 idle goes up and down sometimes too low eng. hesitates i did replaced throttle body, and clear codes run good for five minutes until i step on the gas rpm goes up but it won't come down until you shut off the eng. or put it on ... Trouble codes: P0121 (tps vol. doesnt agree with maf.), P0506
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1994 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 452CY58V9R
94 rodeo its got a valve noise, not real surprized, the thing that bothers me the oilpressure gauge reads low upon a stop like 15psi. runs about 28 around the highway below 2500 rpm and above 2500 shoots up to 40psi. runs strong no botom noise. do these run lo...
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1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S2CK58V7V
Originally came in for high idle problem. Would not idle below 1500 rpm. Scanned computer, no codes. Checked for vacuum leaks, throttle plate binding, etc. No problems found. Replaced IAC, was still idling high, so disconnected battery to clear computer. Recon...
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2005 Isuzu N NPR 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4K1C4B1465
location of tac module. 12 volt motor reference is at 8 volts. have no throttle responce. Trouble codes: P1516 (tac), P2101 (sensor disagree)
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2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA24C6Y
Pulled code p1646 heater circuit fault bank A upstream sensor. replaced all 4 sensors (with Denso after market sensors) and code returned on first test drive. have checked wiring for heater relays to sensors and wiring between ecm and sensors all test and look... Trouble codes: P1646
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4GW48S9Y
Hi all I have been working on this jeep for a while now just wondering if anyone else has ran into this problem with a jeep or any other car for that matter. I replaced the head gasket on this for coolant and oil mixing. That problem is fixed now but the custo...
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2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4GL48K74
came in po305, replaced delco plugs with correct ngk plugs, after test drive all good, on cold start 50-80 degrees ambient air temp have idle miss, if bring rpm up until engine warms there will be no miss, either get po300 or po305, or po303, moved coils aroun... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0305
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2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Sun Roof VIN: JTJGA31084
About a half a hour after the owners picked the car up ,she said her passenger windows did not work. I thought the window s/w that locks out the pass. windows had been pushed on so I pushed the button a couple of times and the windows all worked from the maste...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Air Bag VIN: 1LNHM87A02
I have a Lincold LS with 2 air bag codes. b1932 b1994 . replaced the clock spring and cleared the b1932 out but the b1994 is still there also the air bag symble flashes 36. i dont do air bags and am asking for advice from you all. ty for any help
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L drivers side VIN: 1LNHM86SX4
customer stating when ac on blows warm air from drivers side and blows cool on passanger side. scanned found codes b2798 dirvers water valve ccircuit short, and b1265 bypass dirert door drivers side fail. can't find any help from mitchell or iatn and repair, n...
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1990 Mazda Miata 1.6L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM1NA3515L
this car was in winter storge and came out in july and started up and ran for about 70 miles and than started to ran badly.In the shop found that the plugs were black and had no return pressure. Replace fuel regluator on it and new plugs tried to start it and ...
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2005 Mazda 3 S 2.3L bearing VIN: JM1BK34374
car came to me with noise front right i replaced wright wheel bearing customer picked up car came back 1 month later noise right front put new wheal bearing both were factory bearings came back to day noise front right sounds like wheal bearing you can feel it...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBED30D2M
hello, This mercedes keeps mixing engine oil with the cooling system. No coolant in the oil. Takes one day of driving. the vehicle drives perfectly and you would never know there is a problem until you pull the cap off the coolant bottle and you see the sludg...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L evaporator VIN: WDBDA28D6P
system retrofitted to 134a. system evacuated & recharged to 80% of r12 specs.
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Intrument Panel VIN: WDBJF65F2W
Hi iATN. Thanks for the help in advance. I have a 1998 M.B. E320 coming in today with the customer complaint no dash lights at night but all outside lights work. I working with Euro schematics. Domestic is so much eaiser to read. Does someone have a simplier ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L control VIN: WDBKK65F22
hello and thank you for your time. we have a slk with most of the warning lights on in dash, brake pad,brake,abs,check engine,bas,esp. with codes for all. car wont shift speedo is dead.after restting codes in insterment cluster,engine,transmission,shifter,bas ...
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1997 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4M2DU55P4V
Vehicle came in for failed emission test (IM240 Colorado). Fuel control looks good most of the time yet occasionally the front o2 sensor signals go to zero volts (both left and right sensors at the same time.) There seams to be a trend of doing this under a he... Trouble codes: P1131 (o2/s b1s1 lean), P1151 (os/s b2s1 lean)
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1999 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L alternator VIN: 1MEFM66LXX
vehicle was brought into the shop from another that had replaced the alt. and still isnt charging. i saw a bunch of hits on this but i cant find an anwser on which wire on the regulator is the field wire, and i dont want to waste my time chasing my tail any su...
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2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26COY
Hello all you syber tech's out there I have anotjr good one driving me crazy.I smoked this vehicle and hed smoke pouring out of rear bumper i assume this is air vent. i assumed vent soleniod was bad and replaced. Still have same leak. Ihave REDLINE Smoke-pro,i... Trouble codes: P0442 (Small leak)
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4L531H41
This car came in last week with check engine light on and valve covers leaking very bad.It had a p0431 warm up conv. eff. low bank 2,p0421 wanm up conv. eff. low bank 1,p0154 no o2 sens activity b2s1,p0134 no o2 activity b1s1,p0455 evap large leak,p0300 random... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire)
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L fuel level sensor VIN: 3N1CB51DX1
Hi. I have a difficult fault to find with this sentra. cami in with a p0464 code fuel level sensor circuit voltage incorrect- intermittant fault checked circuit voltage with scan tool voltage looks normal. because its intermittant and mileage i replaced the le...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L spark VIN: 1N6AA06BX4
The vehicle was towed no start condition existed. tested for fuel pressure and it had 55psi, moved on to spark plugs no spark. checked all fuses and relays all checked out good. so I replaced the crank trigger and I've still haven't got any spark. I'm not real...
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2005 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L struts ? VIN: 5N1AAO8B05
Help nissan techs. I am working on this Armada that makes a snapping noise when turning in and out of driveways that are on an incline.I have replaced stabilizer links and bushings with O.E.parts noise still there I also checked all front suspension bolts all ...
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1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L no power to compresser VIN: 1P3EJ46C9T
I have gone as far as I can on testing. Ihave shopkey & the only info I have is wiring diagram.You push ac button on the light lights up but pcm does not change off.It looks like it goes from pcm to bcm then to ac relay.I don,t know if they use pos. or neg. cu...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WPOCA2986Y
first start of the day this car pops thru the intake for about 45 seconds or so, when you rev it up a couple of times the idle smooths out, the problem has been getting worse over the last couple of monts.
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1992 Saturn SL 1.9L master cyl VIN: 1YVGE22C1R
car came in with no brakes . replaced calipers front brke hoses and rotors . rear wheel cyls and shoes and a front brake line . ( we have rust proublems here in michigan ) car is fine . coustmer live 50 miles away . after 30 miles or so on the highway brakes s...
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2003 Saturn Ion-3 2.2L head lights VIN: 1G8AL52F63
headlights inop, rplacd bcm. now wont start and lights still dont work
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2000 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JF1GC4557Y
Hello Subaru lovers.Car-have one off my best customers.Full service everytime and ontime.Come yesterday to my shop with black smoke from exost and i cant say poor fuel economy-20 l for 85 km !!! No codes no some defects when driving.Closed diller start song,ne...
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2002 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L engine VIN: 4S3BH686X2
lets just start with a big thank you for your time and help. we have a outback here that had the head gaskets replaced by us,it was diagnosed at another shop.and now after the repair we have a strange overheating problem,after a long test drive the temp guage ...
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1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L alternator? VIN: 2TICF28P4X
Hey, TIA for any and all help. Have a high mileage solara that will drop voltage at idle to below battery voltage. Customer has a job where he sits in car w/ ac on for an hour or more. If he turns it off before driving it(raising the idle and alt speed)it will...
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2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K8Y
reacuring code p0401 egr valve is working, vsv valve is working ,when egr valve is open with vacumm pump car will stall can comand vsv on & off . Trouble codes: P0401
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2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4T1BG22K21
Few hrs from home ses cam,e on and it was po300. They came back next day with a rattle and running bad. Reset timing belt and ran good in bay. Go to take off from lite and it feels like out of time. Pulled cover off and rechecked. Its fine pulled o2 out and ru... Trouble codes: P0300, 301 (cylender 1), 302 (cyl 2), 303 (cyl 3)
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Mechanical VIN: JTDKB20U05
Since the last oil change this car started using oil, its not leaking and doesn't put off any clouds of smoke, we topped it off and after 2000 miles it was down over a quart has any body seen this? (we switched from 5w30 to 10w30 this change) Thanks in advance...
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L timing belt VIN: WAULC68E85
OK i have completed the job, replacing the water pump fixed the squeek/chirp noise at idle. thanks for all the advise it was my first 1.8t, good idea larry the trim tool worked perfect for the tensioner and i had it in my tool box already. i made do without th...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Cooling System VIN: WBABN33401
It originally came in with a stat code (failed smog- MIL ON) I replaced the stat and cleared the codes. It overheated while I was driving it to run the monitors. When I got back to the shop I found a cracked tank and thought I must have bleed it wrong af...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT14Z9P
Thank you to all who replied...it ended up being the coil...theres a three part ohms test in alldata,, so i did that and it failed #3 test...again thank you everyone!
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L power steering VIN: 1GCEK19T11
Thanks for all the replies, it seems clear that the problem is in the steering gear itself, tried bleeding procedures with no change, customer elected to replace gearbox on his own at a later date. Thanks again to all who replied, have a great day!
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2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Ignition switch VIN: 1GCDM19W11
I took apart the tumbler housing and found the 2 gears had jumped a tooth, no apparent wear and the likely hood of it happening again I ordered a new part. I was able to hold the gears and switch and operate the ign. switch with good success. I hope this hel...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WH55K92
It took awhile and alot of headaches but its finally fixed. I tried an ignition switch,a PCM and even a passloock sensor as many had suggested. In the end it turned out to be a new BCM that fixed it. I guess the BCM, just for whatever reason, was not sending t...
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L power sliding doors VIN: 1GBDX23F03
hi again guy's thanks to all who replied,  I ended up following the trouble tree for the original code 23 to finally diagnose it. didn't realize that the system won't re-initialize with a fault in it, i was trying to clear the code and re-test. but i finally f...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L oil press gauge VIN: 1GCHK29U73
Thank You ti everyone who replied,especially the folks who gave me a link to another IATN member with a similar problem. I ended up wrapping the oil press sending unit in aluminum foil. With the hood closed the op gauge would deflect, but not enough to cause a...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WH52K74
Replacing the MAF sensor corrected the start/stall and overfueling condition. The "hiccup" was caused by a problem with the scanner(Solus). Thanks for all the replies.
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L cam sensor VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
Well this one through me for a loop. Now i have learned that they had the timing belt replaced. As i took all of your advice i dug into it a little more and found that the person who did the job used old timing belt covers with the new tensioner, So to make a ...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP45391
Well guys after hours of research and wiring chasing, we found the problem. Shorted wiring harness behind A/C Compressor. We appreciate all the input from you guys on IATN. Trouble codes: P0123, P0118, P0509, P1598.
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L popping VIN: 2D6WB11X63
Thank you for all your replies. I installed 2 OEM O2 Sensors and the vehicle has been gone for a week with no problems. I have talked to the customer and he has put about 200 miles on it and the problem seems to be fixed. Thanks again to everyone.
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2004 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L foglamps VIN: 1B3ES46C14
Headlight switch was the problem. Disassembled and switch was internally broken at end where you turn the foglights on.
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Posi Unit VIN: 1D7HA18N75
Thanks for the help guys...amazing what a couple friends, and a couple pry bars will do...we compressed the cone washer and slipped the washers in (after installing the small spider gears). Any who...thanks guys. Steve [...]
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1987 Ford Bronco II XL 2.9L 02 leads VIN: FMCU14T8HU
First off, thanks to all that helped on this one, what a night mare, with help i got the 02 wired to the vehicle correctly just to find the wires in the harness had been pinched when some back yard shop did a motor swap, then discovered the last shop to touch ...
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1992 Ford F Super Duty Custom 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2FDLF47M7N
Thanks to those offering help & suggestions. I was not able to isolate problem by cracking lines. After hours of testing decided to remove both valve covers to see what I could find. Using a remote starter with key off, I cranked engine over several times whil...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Power windows,Interior lights VIN: 1FTDX1864V
Ended up being a bad ground on in the right side kick panel.Thanks for all the help.
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1136X
Thanks to all for the detailed responses especially Preston who nailed the procedure on the head. What worked for me in keeping cams aligned was my snap on long straight 13-14 combo wrench for serp belts, this layed on back of head and slid right into slots i...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMYUO3191
Did smoke test.Had leak around intake. Replace orings & problem solved.
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2001 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L compressor VIN: 1FMNU42S71
Thanks for the help all of you that sent me in the direction of a high pressure problem helped me find the actual problem. I knew I didn't have a restriction because my pressures were good for the temp outside (101f). Plus my vent temp was good at 49F. What we...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTNX20F41
Thank you Fred, Wayne, and Joe for your input. Ended up installing another trans and all is well. Prior to installing another trans, I tried a new pcm with the same result. I reinstalled their original pcm and ate the new one. Again, thank you for your help. E...
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP3S342
Finally got my hands on an oem air intake system, reinstalled, maf grams per sec (as expected) went to the old rule of thumb of 2 g/s for a 2.0L and the car ran great...thanks to all who replied
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on, fuel gauge erratic VIN: 3FAFP3133R
problem solved! someone had had the tank down at one time and the connector for the pump module had some corrosion on it. we cleaned and reconnected the connector and so far the gauge is working properly and the light is still off. thanks to all who replied... Trouble codes: P0460, P0463.
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L no start no power to inside fuse panel drivers sid VIN: JHMCG5654X
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP IT WAS THE IGN SWITCH THAT WAS CAUSEING THE PROBLEM
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCM66595
Morning everone! I told the customer that the problem seemed to be in the pcm it was not grounding the a/c clutch relay. The pcm was still under warranty so she took it to Honda and they replaced the pcm for free. Shes very happy and I made zip on this deal. T...
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2007 Honda Accord LX 2.4L air bag VIN: 3HGCM56477
THANKS FOR ALL THE INFO, IT WAS INDEED THE CLOCK SPRING/RIBBON THAT WAS BROKEN. THIS WAS ONE OF THOSE LESSONS LEARNED BUT I APPRECIATE ALL THE RESPONSES WHICH PRETTY MUCH SAID THE SAME THING ABOUT THE CLOCK SPRING
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2006 Hummer H3 3.5L A/C Blower motor
Thanks to Robert and Adrian,every little bit helps, Heather from Montana is my hero, I checked the ground on the right hand inner fender, all good, pulled the passenger kick panel, the flat connector, terminal #7, once opened, exposed a burned wire terminal, I...
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2007 Hummer H2 6.0L auxilliary ac
customer finally got some diagrams from the folks at krystal limo, and we were able to quickly diagnose the problem. i know if one of you had a diagram,it would have been much quicker.thanks
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, misfire VIN: KMHDN45D02
Thanks to everyone who responded to my inquiry. The cause of the problem was found to be a small piece of the intake manifold gasket missing from the number 2 cylinder intake port. I sprayed small amounts of brake clean to each intake runner and when the clea... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyllinder 2 misfire).
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D93
Hi all Thanks for the help, I did make a mistake on fuel pressure, pushed wrong keys on my computer(sorry). Anyway someone had done a fuel repair before me, what I found was. Under the air cleaner, and snorkel. the flex hoze for fuel delerivy was twisted an...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D8Y
ok got another ecm from recycle yard installed no start at all does this thing need to be programed by jag dealer? need any help Trouble codes: 1580 (pcm override).
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2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L drive belt VIN: 1LNHM81W9X
Thanks to all who helped me find the problem. The balancer was the source of the belt noise. The rubber had very slight damaged to it and with out having a new part to compare it to, I couldnt be for sure if it had slipped any. I ordered a new one and found...
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L no com in mode 3 VIN: JM1BJ2226X
hello all, i called the local mazda delaer to talk to them about this problem and they have seen this before. they re loaded the computer and were able to get communications with the inspection machine and customer has a sticker. thank you to all who replied.
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2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: JM1BJ2239X
Everybody who replied please accept my thanks. Problem turned out to be fuel volume. Pressure was good. Fuel tank was very low so I decided to fill it with fuel. Problem was immediately 80% better but still there. We pulled fuel pump and found the straine...
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2000 Mazda Familia 1.6L Stall VIN: JM6BJ10M20
One of the replies I got told me to ground the #10 pin in the diagnostic connector and I should be able to count the flashes and determine what code was stored. First I had to remove the instrument cluster to replace the bulb since the check engine light did n...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L lost poweron highway VIN: WDBEA26D6M
Thanks for all replies to my cry for help. After several days of driving and testing we reassembled this Benz and the customer has been driving it ever since with no problems reported. I did learn that my fuel pump amperage draw was ok, seemed too low to me, a... Trouble codes: 7 (rpm signal), 9 (eha current implausible), 10 (idle speed contact implausible), 11 (air inj implausible), 16 (EGR SWITCHOVER [...]- data exchange cis-e and ign. control defective), 17 (o2 shorted or grounded 18-idle speed current implausible).
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBGA42E3N
I was waiting for a base module to arrive, I plugged it in and the car fired, as far as the ac is concerned, there was broken wires at the compressor i fixed them and the ac started working again, your help was appreciated. Trouble codes: 9 (power supply n3/1 open), 10 (fuse f2 or ecu n16/1 malfunction), 11 (fuse f3 or ecu n16/1 malfunction), 12 (fuse f1 or ecu n16/1 malfunction).
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L am radio VIN: WDBJF70J81
Had several replies for replace antenna amplifier. It turns out we were barking up the wrong tree. The customer later admitted the symptom is a pop, pop, pop noise that is in sync with engine rpm, but only does it when he is using his ipod adapter. This is inf...
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Luxury 4.0L blower fan VIN: 4M2EU37EX6
It was the blower motor relay in engine compartment,thanks to Doug [...] for his detailed info,also I found all data's diag section very helpful.
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L compressor VIN: JN8AR05S1X
thanks alot guys I replaced the condensor. it did not fix,so went to the evap replaced it noise is now gone pressures at idle are 35 low side 200 high side . sometimes you have one come in that is a pain even nissan was scratching their heads again thanks.
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