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1996 Acura TL 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3654T
does any one know waht the correct o2 voltage should be koeo. oh i also ohmed the o2 signal wire back to the ecm ok ohmed the batt _+ &- is this an ecm problem will a re flash fix it? thanks for your help
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA34B1X
I am replacing the secondary air injection control valves on this audi a6 '99 awd. It looks like a nightmare. Any have the replacement procedure? I cant find it in all data.
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVC68E74
Car has come back into our shop after five weeks with no check engine light and now it has the same code P0411. On the first visit we replaced the secondary air pump, kombi-valve and maxi fuse for the pump. We have checked to see that the sec. air pump was wor... Trouble codes: P0411
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1991 BMW 318is 1.8L Surge VIN: WBAAF9317M
hi guy . i have 91 318is whenever A/C turn on idle drop and sharking badly , idle seen to be fine when not used a/c .. already replace idle control valve, a/c compressor smog check for vacuum leak found nothing. what could be problem ?please help thanks all
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD523XV
Anyone got any idea with these code P1421 and P1423. I checked on all data and it doesn't really give me much information. The Air Pump, I checked it works and wonder if anyone run into this problem before so please let me know. Thanks Trouble codes: P1421, P1423
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2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L steering angle sensor and abs control unit VIN: 5UXFA53523
We replaced the control unit and the steering angle sensor. code senor and tryed to calibrate the steering angle sensor but it will not calibrate until the codes are cleared but the codes will not clear out. The code 104 will stay on and the 090 will clear if ...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L oil pressure/level warning light VIN: WBAAZ33403
Good day gentlemen, My customer is complaining about his oil pressure/level warning light (oil can) turning from yellow to red with key on/engine off. Light goes out immediately upon start up. From the information that I can gather; a red light indicates low p...
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2002 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L TCC lockup VIN: 1G4HP54K12
We have this Buick that came to us with the check engine light on, with P0741 TCC stuck off/0742 TCC stuck on codes in system. No customer complaint on transmission function. Had code P0741 cleared at another shop and was told to monitor. Light came back for t...
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2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L No Start VIN: 3G5DA03E34
we are useing a tech 2 and it will not comunicate with any module. I have power and ground to both pcm and bcm. I have both power and ground at alcl conecter. need help with why scan tool will not comunicate but will power up. thank you.
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1998 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L R and R VIN: 1G6KF549WV
the dreaded north star oil leak. oil pan. I did one of these years ago, but cannot recollect the procedure.There is a wiring harness in the way between the engine and trans bellhousing preventing removal of top bell bolts. Any trans r and r gurus out there tha...
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2000 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L tack and speedo VIN: 1G6KY5491Y
this car came in with no tack and speedo working at the time the speedo is not working the mill light does not come on when key is first turned on if car cools down the mil light will come on and the speedo will work we replaced the dash assy after checking mi...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCS18W4T
Thanks in advance for any help. After it rains Vehicle will not start, has good spark, 62 psi of fuel pressure cranking, Spraying starting fluid does not help, the only time engine tries to hit is when you let off the ignition switch, no codes in the computer ...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13202
hi guys i need some good answers on this tahoe. initially cust.came in with ses light on found code p0446 stored in comp. my diag. led me to this bull. for faulty evap vent sol. installed valve and revised bracket clear codes. the bull.# is 04-06-04-055a. afte... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent control problem)
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G1WH55K22
Hello everyone. I have another problem child. car came in for a tune-up and ignition key concern. I tuned up the thing with new wires , plugs, fuel filter and checked for codes. no codes found. also replaced the key cyl for sticky while starting. car runs grea...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Lights flashing VIN: 2G1WH55K72
This happens even if the key is off. Relays clicking lights flashing, dash, park lights, head lamps even backup light. Has any one seen this? I looks like the BCM is possessed. Is there some thing I am Missing.
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GNDT13S85
Hey guys, any input would be appreciated here. The Fuel Gauge just drops out when the customer fills up his tank and continues to be inaccurate until about a 50% tank and works ok. Upon testing the sending unit measures about 140 ohms, which is in spec for a h...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L abs VIN: 1GAHG39U95
ih guys i have this express 3500 van . this van will put the traction light on it wiil cut the throttle off steering no codes in the ebcm also the pcm look for a ebcm flash on the tis nothing . look at the wheel speed sensor look good . need some help thank yo...
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Crash Sensor VIN: 2CNDL73F26
Hi I have this Equinox with an Air Bag light on the stored code is B0101 Electronic Frontial Sensor Failure. The information I find on this from identifix tells me to check the connection and if it looks ok replace the sensor. Does anyone know of any specific ...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L Exhaust system vibration VIN: 1GCEK19028
Have anyone of you experienced this before and found a cure for it? The vebration occurs most when cruising without the engine pulling or coasting. Sometimes when accelerating from a stop. Thanks, Bob
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1994 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3ED46F2R
This vehicle will not start now. Fuse "B" in PDC will blow ONLY when key is turned on. This fuse is the BAT feed to PCM. This fuse also powers up ASD and fuel pump relay,however,short still present with these 2 relays removed. I tried substituting a PCM . Shor...
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2006 Chrysler Sebring Limited 2.7L blend door VIN: 1C3EL65R96
car has heat only, no movement of blend door. blend door motor was replaced without sucsess.only syntom we have come across is that when pushing buttons on control head they all beep one time per push.but when pushing temp control button,no beep is heard. the ...
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2000 Dodge Caravan 3.3L hvac and interieor light VIN: 2GHN256855
HVAC IS DEAD BUT AC IS WORKING AND BLOWER IS WORKING BUT NO DISPLAY AT ALL ON HVAC CONTROL MODULE.cUSTOMER COMPLAINT THAT IS INTERIOR LIGHT GOES ON BY THEMSELF INTERMITENTLY. i CHECK DOOR SWITCH WITH SCANNER AND SWITCH OK. tHE INTERIOR LIGHT GOES ON WHEN YOU O...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7FL26X51
Hello my friends,I have another problem child here that I need some input on where to turn or if my final diagnosis in correct.This customer is trying to pass the emmisions test because in Illinois they will not allow you to renew the plates if you dont pass t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Anti Theft System VIN: 2FMZA51472
To all Ford techs Thanks for any help in advance. My girlfriend's Windstar started up and when she was pulling out of the driveway it died. I went over to look at it and when you turned the key there was no voltage at the starter when you turned the key to th...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZU72K34
Well guys I need some help again on another Ford. When going to a hard stop about low 20 mph range it fells like the brake pedal moves down or something releases. Like an ABS stop but no buzzing. Installed left front hub asm[it was noisey] ,rear differial spee...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTSS34P44
I think maybe converter problem ,after driving awhile it will lunge when you come to a stop and take off again. When you step on it to go it will move alittle then lunge and move on normal. all the shifts are good and didn't notice any problems until warmed up...
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2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP24105
Now the vehicle surges, hesitates, stalls, runs rough,idles good then bad. Code P0191, 452,183. We installed Fuel pressure temperature sensor after following testing procedures. New Sensor does same thing and same codes appear. Very black smoke from tail pipe.... Trouble codes: P0191 (p0183-), P0183 (p0452-), P0452 (testing and results)
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWPW1457
Vehicle runs fine, no drivabilty issues. Has a history of IMRC faults. Currently has a stuck open fault. All appears to be working fine, cleared code and has not reset, but we know it will, along with other random IMRC faults. Has had a new IMRC and pigtail in... Trouble codes: P2002 (imrs stuck open)
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L fuel pump pcm fuel heater VIN: 1FSKMEEJU7
hi all, i hope someone out there has seen this before so i can get some direction on where to look. this bus came in on a hook, died on the road. found no crank shifter will not come out of park unless key is in the off position but unlocked. found fuse number...
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L won't accelerate VIN: 1FTWW31R28
I am not very familar with the 6.4 at all and my mitchell is not of any help. This thing will be running fine and all of a sudden it goes to idle only and idles rough. You can shut it off and restart and it is fine until you go to drive it again and it will do... Trouble codes: P040D (egr temp sensor a high), P127A (test aborted low fuel pressure)
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2006 GMC Sierra 3500 SLT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDJK39D96
Hi everybody, This truck gets serviced regularly at our shop. It's a 2006 GMC 1 ton with a 6.6L Duramax which came in with a history code P0087. The only time the code comes on is when they are hauling a loaded trailer and usually going uphill. When the code ... Trouble codes: P0087 (Fuel rail pressure to low)
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1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Crank Pulley VIN: JHMCB7654L
Hi guys. After reassembling this engine's timing components, the engine crank pulley does not tighten down correctly. If we tighten it, it smokes on the cover and almost siezes engine. If we take it off, engine runs fine without it on. It appears like stack up...
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1990 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: STELJU373L
hi,i have this honda civic,this car sometimes star and some time it do not star,cold or hot,i check fuel presure,35 to 40,change plugs,wires,gas filter,i have no codes at all,let say car star and after 10 minutes it do not star,i check spark good all the time ...
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1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5634T
hello everyone, we have a 1996 honda accord lx that is given us a major problem. at cold cranking(when first started)the car floods.we remove spark plugs & they are gas fould.we can replace the plugs & then it starts. this only happens one time a day.after th... Trouble codes: 135 (oxygen sensor), 141 (oxygen sensor)
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2002 Honda Accord LX 2.3L code p1753 VIN: 1HGCG66852
this car came in with trans.code p1753 we followed the chart that lead me to replace tcc solenoid and line pressure control solenoid, we replaced them with no luck then we replace the whole transaxle with converter but still is getting code p1753 when the car ...
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Stall VIN: KMHDN45D73
hello tech, anybody fix this code p0107 map low input.the car stall intermitently and sometimes hard to start. m.o.d. said to ohm terminal 1 an 4 on the map,the old map measure 16.57 k ohm the specs. is 30 k ohm(per mod).now,here where i'm having problem the n... Trouble codes: P0107 (map low input), P0449 (evap vent valve crt), P0452 (evap syst. pressure low)
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L security system VIN: SAJEA51C52
Vehicle came to us as a no start towed to us on a trailer. Customer complaint was that they had problems previous week with getting started and eventually quit starting all together.We found security failed message on ip and security failure code 11 on securit...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L hub bearing VIN: SAJEA51C14
When we got the car we tested for fault codes (none found) Test drove with WDS scan tool while watching all wheel speed sensors. No fault found. Tested resistance in all speed sensors. (no fault found) Our head tech chose to test the front two sensors with a s...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GW58N9Y
hey guys got another good one,customer stated that vechile was drving down road fine.then hears a noise and engine stalled.pcm has no communcation with scanner in domestic or generic obd11.in the past i have seen 5.0volt source for the sensors be shorted causi...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1J8GW68JX3
Hi all- Customer brought in this truck complaining that it had a random jerking feeling during cruise on the highway, and that at the same time the tach would jump from 2k to 3k rpms. Normally, at 70mph the speedo indicates 2k rpms. Our guess is that something... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor above reference voltage), P0121 (TPS sensor signal does not match MAP sensor signal voltage)
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2003 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L alarm light activated VIN: 1J4FA39S83
Jeep hit by lighting , pcm dead ,replaced with dealer supplied unit.Runs fine;Insturment cluster had lights blinking or on solid. Replaced cluster with used, per customers request and all was well except for alarm light. Light comes on after 20 seconds but the...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II LE 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: SALTY12421
01 Disco with a 4.0. It has a rough idle and in park when the gas pedal is pressed all the way down, it revs to only 2000 RPM and no higher. THE WEIRD THING ---When you let off of the throttle slowly from being wide open, it revs up. There was some miss fire c...
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1995 Mazda B2300 2.3L wiper motor VIN: 4F4CR12A9S
when you start the vehicle the wipers come on just one time and then it is fine. the wipers work one time only when starting. after starting the engine the wipers work fine. even with the multi function switch unpluged the wipers still work 1 time. the ignitio...
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1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM62W0V
check engine light on po402. code set on 2 cold startup under 165"f .. warm up car ok no code. removed egr , tube,cleaned t bodey. inspected dpfe tubes clean.dpfe replaced. dpfe at 1.18 idle. egr stalls engine when opened manuley with vac. preform koeo pass. p... Trouble codes: P0402
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1997 Mercury Tracer LS 2.0L Flex Plate VIN: 1MELM13P4V
Hello again IATN universe. I have recently replaced the flex plate in this car which happens to be one of our loaner cars. Last year I replaced the engine an approxamately 1 year later the flex plate let go. We are at a loss as to why this keeps happening. We ...
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1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HJ01P3K
Customer/student brought vehicle to me after trying to replace the alternator. It kept blowing the link at the battery. He had grounded the power wire at the alternator. I got the alt. wiring correct and replaced the link. charging ok now. This vehicle now wil...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L no start VIN: JN8DR09Y71
Is there another way to override security, checked all grounds and inputs to immu - all good
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D12
vechicle came in with a no start as well as a ckp p0335 code so i hooked up the crank to lap scope and the waveform did not seem right after giving the sensor a good wack the car started and came to life but with a number 1 miss found coil melted replaced and ... Trouble codes: P0335
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1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1G3WS52K8W
Hello gentlemen, i have an oldsmobile eating my lunch for a month now. the problem is that the blower motor intermittantly works properly. most the time it only works on high speed, and no operation on auto. i have replaced control module(twice), blower resist...
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Stuck in 1st gear VIN: WMWRC33413
Hello Mini Techs: The customer called in saying the vehicle isn't shifting out of 1st gear and had the vehicle towed in and we got the car with a dead battery. We replaced the battery and found that what she was saying about the Automatic Trans not shifting to...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L a/c VIN: 1G2WP52K2V
car came in with compressor leaking. If system charged cooled excellent. We changed compressor, accum, and orifice tube. vacuum and charge with 1.88 lbs r-134. pressures take off upwards immediately on startup. Condensor has been cleaned and fans working at co...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WK52J72
Vehicle was brought in for miss on acceleration, worse when warm, also MIL light intermittently on. P0336 DTC. Plugs, wires, both crank sensors were replaced. Miss on acceleration was repaired, however now the MIL lamp is on continous and the tach does not ope... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft sensor performance circuit A)
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2003 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EH49G43
hey everyone thanks for helping. we had this vehicle brought to us with a complaint of loss of power, surging and the check engine light on. I had to use my MODIS in generic obd mode and retrieved the code p0134 upstream 02 not changing. I verified a flatline ... Trouble codes: P0134 (no activity on oxygen sensor bank 1 switch 1)
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BGY851V
tried a used coil and igniter, no different. signal for coils are different, as if 1 and 2 are not being pulled to ground. signals are consistent even at pcm confirming wiring is ok. what next?
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2006 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport 2.5L starter relay VIN: JF1GG68646
This according to the dealer, has no alarm or secruity system, just keyless entry. It won't crank,jumped the clutch switch for ease of testing, can supply ground at the switch cont. with the key in start position and it cranks. So why does the pcm refuse to gr...
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1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF12B3T
Hello everybody, i have a question for all the toyota techs out there. Ive had this Toyota Avalon for about 2 weeks now, came in with ABS activation when coming to a stop. Checked for light on, and codes but there were none. I hooked up the modis, launch and g...
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2007 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L torque converter clutch solenoid VIN: JTDBR32E47
check engine light keeps coming back after 100 miles or so with same code being po741
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L compressor VIN: 3VWKS69M22
Go figure this is my girlfriends car and i have to fix it but i am having trouble with it. she said she was driving down the road using the air conditioner. she turned it off then when she turned it back on no air. ive done some research and found that the jet...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3WSR69M84M
Hello to all techs, and VW/Audi techs in particuler. First post so I will do my best for you, and you do your best for me. Customer brought in and said stalling at idle, and will momentarily glitch at cruise, both intermittent(oh joy). Have determined it to be... Trouble codes: 19558 (Motor for intake manifold flap V157 no signal P3102), 18009 (Relay for supply voltage terminal 30 J317 implausible signal P1601), 00493 (ESP-Sensor unit G419 malfunction intermittent), 00849 (S-Contact from ignition/starter switch undefined switch position), 00928 (ACT central lock front/driver-F220 wrong configuration intermittent), 00929 (ACT central lock front/passenger-F221 wrong configuration intermittent)
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L engine VIN: YV1VS2557Y
Hi this volvo S40 1.9T was at 7500 miles since last oil change and 2.5 qts. low on oil. changed oil and noticed after warmed up makes what seems to be lifter noise but not sure. seems to come from center of top end. customer wants other work done but hoping fo...
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2002 Audi TT 1.8L locks VIN: TRUTC28N02
I wish to sincerely thank the 3 techs that responded,The proper coding for this module is 15900.Luckily it came pre programmed so it saved us the trouble of doing it.Luckily we have this tool to help us out
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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L excessive crank VIN: WAUAT48H83
Thanks for the help everyone. Had a fuel pump that was going bad slowly. Would work fine after it started but somehow lost pressure after it sat for 10 minutes.
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L rotors VIN: WA1YD64B53
Thanks members for all the replies. The overwhelming majority seem to point to operator malfunction. I relayed to my customer that we were not going to warranty any more brake rotors and gave him some suggestions. He did not show for his appointment last fri...
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Cooling Systems VIN: WAUML44E14
Thank you all for your imput. I removed the oil filter housing/oil cooler and found the small plastic pipe between the housing and cyl block cracked in half. I replaced the pipe and necessary seals. Cooling system holds pressure and does not leak. Initiall...
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1993 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WBACB3319P
Thank you all. Everyone said check DME for water intrusion. Never would have thought to look. Circuit board was green. Cleaned and all is good. Thank you all again.
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1995 BMW 325is 2.5L Glass VIN: WBABF3328S
switched left and right window switches. did not make a difference. replaced the power window motor. this seems to have taken care of the problem. thanks to all who replied. Jeff
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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L cooling VIN: WBABM5346Y
I Thank you so much every one spend time to hepl me with the problem. My customer tell me that he did a head gasket job last year! when I mention the possible blown head gasket & ask him for the cylinder leak test. the bad thing was some how almost the head th...
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1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cruise Control VIN: 1G4CW52L2R
For all those who said brake switch due to the high resistance thanx. I found the tsb yesterday shortly after I posted on here. But I appreciate the responses! So I replaced the brake switch and cruise control opperates good. I tested the old brake switch and ...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G4CW52KXS
Thanks guys 15 replies all with the same answer I think we will sell them a rebuilt unit. Too bad with only 56,000 miles. again thanks for the quick replies. God Bless, Paul
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1991 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 1234567TNM
thanks guys for all the input,borrowed the scanner from work no rpm,changed crank sensor and runs like a top,i guess i should have checked ac voltage with it pluged in.
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2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHG31V64
im gonna call this one fixed as i havent heard any thing back from the customer to make me think otherwise. 4 new o2 sensors from the dealer sealed the deal instead of aftermarkets.if something changes , i will reopen this request thanks to all who replied. ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0134, P0154, P0300.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC29U84
Does anyone remember the old adages "You learn the hard way in this life" and " You learn from your mistakes"? This vehicle covered both of those for us. The trick of loading a circuit with a light bulb is a good idea and it does work. But in the case of this ... Trouble codes: P1125 (Accelerator Pedal Position System), P2120 (Accelerator Pedal Position System Sensor 1 Circuit).
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2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 5.3L entire vehicle VIN: 3GNFK12358
Thanks for all of the replies. When I got the vehicle back I test drove the vehicle and found that the vibration was way worse than before. Inspected previous work and found that the rear u-joint was missing the C-clips on the pinion yoke causing about of 1/4 ...
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2004 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3AN69LX4
Thank you guys. You were spot on the module board was the problem. Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air injection).
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2006 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L left front rotor/caliper VIN: 1A4GP45R96
Thanks for the replies. Unfortunately I got a lot of the obvious "replace brake hoses and caliper" suggestions which was not the case in this situation. Remember, I was able to lightly step on the brakes and cause the left front wheel to stop spinning, then de...
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2007 Chrysler Pacifica 3.8L no crank VIN: 2A8GM48L87
there was a corroded wire in the fender well area fixed that and now everything is working correctly. I want to thank everyone for their help, I greatly appreciate it. thank you Adams Auto Repair
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1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ46X8W
THANKS TO ALL OF THE REPLIES IT TURNED OUT THAT THE CRANK SENSOR WAS BAD WHEN I REMOVED IT I FOUND A HOLE IN THE END OF IT SO I REPLACED IT AND RECHECK MY VOLTAGE READINGS AND THEY WHERE OK CAR STARTED RIGHT UP BUT ENGINE HAD BAD NOISE FROM BOTTOM END CHECKED ...
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L compressor & cooling fans VIN: 2B4GP2435Y
This vehicle had multiple problems.I repaired a shorted [melted] IAC pigtail.Problem with a/c cooling fans was a defective cooling fan relay,even though it could be turned on with a scanner it would not turn the fans on with the a/c compressor.This relay was ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall
Sorry for taking so long to close this post i have been very busy.I replaced the new oxygen sensors with dealer oxygen sensors and ran 75% better..Before that i cleeaned the iac and no difference..So i replaced that with a new dealer iac..And between the new d...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L acc. drive VIN: 1FDXF47F4X
VICTORY IS MINE. I THINK I FIXED THIS THING. THE CURE FOR MY CASE WAS A FACTORY REPLACEMENT BELT TENSIONER THE ONE I INSTALLED THE FIRST TIME WAS A GATES AFTERMARKET TENSIONER. THE PROBLEM IS THE AMOUNT OF SPRING TENSION APPLIED TO THE BELT THE FACTORY PART HA...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L coolant VIN: 1FTNW21F7X
iatn friends were very helpful. talked w/local diesel shop owner and he confirmed the symptoms are as expected for cracked/loose/broken injector seats/sleeves due to overheating...thx all
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2001 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP38371
Sorry for the delay on closing. I did a top engine clean and replaced the o2 b1s1. So far have not had the car come back with any problem. Thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P0171.
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA51461
After lots of time I have decided to replace the instrument cluster on this vehicle. I imagine that there is a problem with these as I ordered one nearly a month ago and they are still on back order. As I am not able to verify my repair as of yet I am closing ...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNX21F02
Well Thanks for all the help to everyone who responded. this 7.3 powerstroke was using 2 gallons of oil to 100 miles, I thought maybe injector O rings, so I pulled the injectors out and did not find an obvious bad o ring. Well I did a compression test and foun...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTRW08L32
Well customer picked up vehicle willing to live with the problem for now.Replies were bad tire,suspension problem,rear parking brake shoes hitting.If it ever returns for problem I will update.Thanks,Mike.
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAF534789
Finally got back on this expedition after customer brought it back to me. Before I took it to the dealer to reprogram the PATS I did some continuity testing on wires with the original pcm. Turns out I had no power to the injectors because of a pcm + open wir...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, RUN RICK BANK1 VIN: 1FTPW125X4
GOODMORNING ALL, WORKED ON THIS TRUCK FOR FOUR DAYS WITH NO LUCK. DECIDED TO SEND IT TO THE DEALER FOR A SECOND APPINNION BEFORE WE TOLD THE CUSTOMER IT NEEDED A TARE DOWN TO INSPECT. DEALER HAD TRUCK FOR ANOTHER FOUR DAYS AND EVEN WITH FACTORY HELP COULD NOT ... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank1).
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2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L shifts VIN: 1FBSS31S65
we finaly got this one . wires in the loom from pcm to trans melted together from egr tube or exaust. replaced harness and reflash computer. thank for all who replied
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2006 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1FAFPP34N0
Thanks to all who replied. I never was able to duplicate the radio problem, but I did get the speedometer to quit working. I replaced the cluster and that seemed to take care of the problem. Thanks again, Steve
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2003 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Rear AC temp door and mode door VIN: 1GKEK13Z53
I would like tho thank Michael and Long for their responses. they both mentioned the tsb pertaining to the new controller. I tried 2 new ones and still no difference. what fixed the concern was replacing the 2 brand new aftermarket actuators with new GM act...
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2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L hard start at times VIN: 3GKFK16Z45
sorry it took sow long to replay but the car just came back i replaced the fuel pump the fuel regulator is built in to it thanks for all the help all data is wrong it is not on the fuel rail sow check before you quote the job i believe it starts in 2005
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GZ58S6W
First off, let me thank every one that replied. I learned a lot from this repair. Russ from Ontario told me that there was a collar around the connectors, “A” is Black, “B” is White, and “C” is grey. This was very helpful because I was guessing that “A” woul...
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1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Hood Latch VIN: 1J4FF68S5X
Hood is Open, thank you everyone. using a rod to pull the latch got the rt side open, then a lot of tugging and pulling and the rt side popped. Had to replace cable, rods, pivit point and latches. Thank You
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, ASD RELAY BUZZES VIN: 1J4GW58S9X
I HAD TO SHIP THIS ONE ECAUSE I HAVE NO TIME IN THE SCHEDULE TO GET IT BACK IN THE SHOP BEFORE THE CUSTOMER LEAVES TOWN FOR 3 MONTHS. HE TOWED IT TO A DEALER. I AM WAITING FOR HIM TO CONTACT ME AND LET ME KNOW WHAT THE FIX WAS. I'M SURE I HAD A BAD REMAN PCM. ... Trouble codes: P1388 (asd relay control circuit).
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1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7232X
The keyway was deformed and so was the crankshaft and crankgear. The customer has elected not to repair at this time. Thank you all for your assistance it was a very big help. I would never had known that the crankshaft key could fail like that unless directed... Trouble codes: P1115 (ECT sensor voltage reading error from ECM to TCM), P1121 (TPS sensor voltage reading error from ECM to TCM).
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2001 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1KJA123507
the customer drove the vehicle and it fixed itself, go figure, guess it took a while to relearn the new maf meter, like to thank those who replied. Trouble codes: P0101.
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Door Locks VIN: KNDUP13152
Special thanks to Robert [...] for directing me to www.kiatechinfo.com . Much better information on there than nodata was giving me. After confirming proper inputs to the ETWIS module I ordered a new one and installed. Power locks funtioning normal again. As...
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2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12142
Well I feel real foolish, the first thing I checked was to make sure the timing marks were in alignment, but I did not take the cam sprockets off. After trying everything everyone said, and everything, Mitchell’s diagnostics said to do, I still had the problem... Trouble codes: P0340, P0300.
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Stall VIN: KNAGD126X4
Well the mass airflow sensor fixed it. Just haven't done any on kia's and wasn't real sure, but you all were right. Thanks for the replies. Jason. Trouble codes: 102 (mass airflow).
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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Accessories VIN: WDBBA45A3C
Sent cluster out and repaired. Speedo works great Thanks for everything Dana (Cluster sent to N.Hollywood Speedo)
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