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1995 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L washer indicator VIN: WAUGA84A4S
Replaced washer pump because it was leaking-obtained new "factory pump" from world pac-now we can't get the low washer lamp to go out-low washer fluid sensor is in washer pump-installed another new pump-same problem-jumpered connector at pump-light goes out-ca...
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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Alt, battery VIN: WAUED24B4Y
Hello Audi techs, I need some help. This car came in with a charging system problem. This car doesn't charge under load. at idle. It will charge fine at idle with out load but as soon as you turn on all the acces. voltage drops to 12.5v. At higher rpm it goes ...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64BX3
Need help from experienced Audi or Euro tech. The B1S1 O2 sensor heater tests bad. How on earth do you get it out? I can see it, cant touch it or see how you could get a socket on it. There must be a way, what do I need to remove to get to it? Trouble codes: P0030
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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B64
i'm not finding tons of helpful info in alldata for this problem.i suspect a bad cam position sensor for my p0341 code but don't have much info to go on for my p1998 friction too high and my p1552 cam actuator a bank2 malfunction. just curious if any audi tech... Trouble codes: P1998 (friction too high), P1552 (camshaft position actuator a bank 2 malfunction), P0341 (cam sensor a bank 1 open circuit)
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1990 BMW 735i 3.5L Alignment VIN: WBAGB4318L
The car has ha d a pull to the right, we have replaced left side control arms and bushing due to them being worn. Alignment has been way out. No adjustment offered for camber or caster. Had the car at frame shop and frame is not bent, any suggestions on kits a...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Leak VIN: WBAGL63482
I have atf leaking from transmission wiring harness plug on right rear of transmission. It appears to be leaking through the center of electrical plug and not from o-rings on outside of plastic sleeve where harness goes through transmission case. How do I repa...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L doors VIN: 5UXFA53552
Fellow BMW techs, this X5 is being towed in tomorrow morning, the doors are locked, there is only one key available, the remote entry is inoperative, the driver door lock cylinder spins over freely and does nothing. The customer states a tow driver attempted t...
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2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L left front wheel speed
Hey Guys basically I have a question on what triggers the front abs wheel speed sensors on this car. The axle does not have a relucter ring on it so I don't see how that would be the trigger is it possibly in the wheel bearing or hub assembly. This car was wor...
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1996 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L Starting VIN: 2G4WF52KXT
hi guys and gals,i have a intermittant no start problem that's kicking my !!..happens once a week or month.wifes car,when it happens for her won't crank,all lights come on the dash.normal.no click,codes.i have had her tilt the column,turn the wheel etc.by the ...
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR54R4Y
car towed in just started dying on older cpl. replaced crank sensor same problem car sets codes after warms up starts dying and hard to start first time looking at catera any help greatly appreciated Trouble codes: P0341, P0335
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6KD54YOY
Vehicle was towed in with a transmission problem that so far we have not been able to diagnose, as there were 8 codes in system, p0108, p0203, p0480, p0748, p1106, p1571, p419. Original recommendation was replace computer because fuel injectors were not activa... Trouble codes: P0108, P0203, P0480, P0748, P1106, P1571
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2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L No start. VIN: 1GYEK63N13
Came in as a no start. Customer claims it just would not start one day. No Ckp reading, No cmp response. Followed alldata flow charts to dead end.
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1993 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Drivability VIN: 2G1WN14T1P
Vehicle came in on tow truck to our shop. The owner advised the car ran fine prior to parking in a parking lot and wouldn't start after sitting 2 hours. We found a broken timing chain upon diagnosis and replaced it and the gears. Mitchell was pretty vague on h...
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19K1R
Hi: This truck came to me as an intermittent no start about a month ago. When it arrived, it started fine and would not repeat symptoms so I replaced the coil and module because I have found these parts to fail often. This truck has throttle body injection. It...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L fule to cng VIN: 301JC52412
well you guys have ben great in the pass so thanks inadvance. well this is for you gm guys first time customer he has cng car dealers went out of bizz new one have open but they wont work on car and he cant find any one els but not much in fo in all data reall... Trouble codes: P1202 (alternate fuel engine control module afecm gass mass sensor circuit low)
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Power Steering Pump VIN: 1GCHK23113
We replaced the hoses on this truck and under braking and steering conditions the pump begins to whine like it is low in fluid. The more you use the louder the noise will get. I pulled the cap off when it was making the noise and the fliud was full of air bubb...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34U54
The reason we got this truck was it would hardly run and give multible codes after all the modules were replaced. We verified the programming of the ECM, then we pin tested and foung loose ground behind engine at a transmission bolt. All was well with the worl... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF senser circuit)
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L hand brake VIN: 1G1JC12F54
Cannot adjust hand brake, self adjusting was mentioned in another post, I cant figure out how to make this happen there is no mechanical adjustment that I can find. Any help would be appreciated to make the hand brake hold the car from moving. It almost doesnt...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 3.5L front turn signal lense VIN: 1G1ZT62825
I had just replaced both front headlamp lenses due to the original ones melted at both turn signal lenses.Replaced with aftermarket lenses and GE 3157k bulbs.Within days the lenses are starting to melt again. Voltage and grounds to lights tested good,connector...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L Engine VIN: 1B3ES62Y7T
I received this Neon from a customer who recently bought it. When hot after idling it blows off a considerable cloud of blue smoke. Wondering if anyone has experienced the infamous head gasket oil pressure leak causing internal issues. I replaced the VC gasket...
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1996 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4B3AU52N2T
Hello all, This one is throwing us all for a loop. Customer brought the car in originally for an intermittent stalling issue on decel. Car was dying at stop lights and on exit ramps. We found P0320, so we immediately scoped the CKP and CMP circuits. We have o... Trouble codes: P0320 (No CKP signal at PCM)
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L warning chime VIN: 3D7KU26D93
This Dodge truck has a warning chime that comes on whenever it feels like it. Doesnt matter key in, key out, door open, door closed, seat belt fastened or not. Just driving down the road, the chime can start, go for a few minutes or hours, then stop just as qu...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Radio VIN: 3D7KS26CX6
There is no radio/navigation display, but radio still operates, you just cannot see any display. Originally customer said it came up an said disc error, he removed and cleaned navigation DVD and everything worked ok for a couple of days. Again it went blank an...
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1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FALP6535W
This car came in with a no start. When trying to start while holding the key in the start posission it sounds like it is running as soon as the key is in run it stops and spits through the exhaust. I removed the timing belt cover and the belt is in bad shape s...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1FMZU72E12
Vehcle came in with original concern of long 1-2 shift and would not hold OD, OD Lamp Flashing, found that the OD bore was worn hense leaking pressure and loosing OD. We installed below listed components, adjusted bands per ford spec, road tested, ok. A month ...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX145X4
Vehicle came in origanally for hard start rough idle, found broken clip at maf sensor, repaired and gone it was. Truck came back for ses light, found poo59 replaced ecm and 02 problem solved(ecm was not applying ground on heater circuit). During drive cycle se... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Over Boost VIN: 1FDAF56P36
I need a little help with this 6.0. It came in with a noise under hard accelleration, it had a hole in the turbo to intercooler hose. I replaced both of the hoses. I cleaned the pipe with brake cleaner like you are soppose to. I took it for a test drive and it...
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2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L trailer VIN: 2FMDK38C87
I was informed by this customer that her boyfriend says the trailer lighting harness used to work. I tested the connector and came up with nothing but a ground. I then checked the junction/fuse box in the engine compartment per fuse diagram in the owners manua...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L headlights VIN: 1HGCG554OW
I am attempting to adjust the headlights and I know I'm missing something simple. Both Alldata and the owners manual give me the same procedure which involves making sure the bubble level guage is set correctly. The problem is i cannot find the level assembly!...
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2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L Low brake pedal VIN: JHLRD77832
Replaced LR caliper due to hanging up. After replacing caliper and bleeding system several times (manual and power bleed)brake pedal sinks to the floor when car is running. Replaced master cylinder hoping to fix this problem, no change. Power bled system at AB...
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Regulator VIN: 2HGE826724
Car came in with the battery cooked. Changed battery and checked charging system. High charge rate, (17.5 volts) Of course the regulator is the problem, but I can't find info as to if it is internal with the alternator or PCM controlled. Appreciate the help!
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2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Regulator VIN: 2HGE826724
Car came in with the battery cooked. Changed battery and checked charging system. High charge rate, (17.5 volts) Of course the regulator is the problem, but I can't find info as to if it is internal with the alternator or PCM controlled. Appreciate the help!
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1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X5X
I've just been given this truck to look at. We have replaced the B2S2 HO2S 4 times on this vehicle over a period of 40,000 miles / 2 years. The vehicle keeps intermittently setting a code po160 b2s2 insufficient activity. Well I got it today and the ck eng lig... Trouble codes: P0160 (HO2S Insufficient activity B2S2)
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1990 Jaguar XJS Classic Collection 5.3L Brake lights VIN: SAJCW4824L
The initial complaint was that the turn signals had stopped working. When a replacement fuse blew soon after its fitting, more inspection narrowed the fault to a short in the brake light function. The switch was replaced but the short remained. I have pulled t...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Battery lamp VIN: SAJFA01D5Y
This project started when we replaced the alternator for an overcharging condition. The car was fine for two days then came back with the battery lamp on. Found the alternator was defective as it was pulling the PCM to GND on the lamp circuit, still charging f...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01N91
i need help this car is killing me, it had a 303 ohm coil it was bad. removed intake asy, replace coil and plug from jag cleared code runs good . test drove on fourth time mil, on check code p0353 ran alldata not that much help. what am i over looking could ec... Trouble codes: P0353
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2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L 3-4 shift VIN: 1J4GL48K75
Hello, I hope you can help me out with this one. This Jeep has an intermittent problem of shifting from 4th to 3rd gear on it's own. The two times the customer brought it in it had code P1776. I could never duplicate the problem and it may not happen for weeks...
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2004 Lexus LS430 4.3L Electronic VIN: JTHBN36F64
car came in with brake pads replacement , replace the pads & everything is fine , 3 weeks later customer came in with nrake wear light is showing , check brakes are fine replace front & rear brake wear sensors & the light still on showsbrake wear , any ideas w...
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2005 Lincoln LS Premium 3.0L Traction control VIN: 1LNHM87A95
I have a code C1998 (ABS re-caliberation) Can this be done with the Snap-on Modis or the Matco-Interceptor scan tools?
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L starter VIN: WDBKK65F83
Hello Benz techs. This slk came in last week with a no start complaint. said it died while driving and would not start again. after letting it sit for a while it would. I assumed it was a crank no start and put a crank sensor in it. It started fine and drove f...
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1995 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Electronic VIN: 4M2DV11W1S
Please read carefully: Got this van in with badly broken front motor mount and complaint of jerking, hesitation, and stalling only in forward gears. In neutral and reverse it runs beautifully. In drive, after 5 minutes of normal operation, the vehicle bucks an...
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1996 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4A3AJ56G0T
we installed 2 new motor mounts left and right (rad and fire wall) rad side mount was broke. now car vibrates at an idle in gear with ac on it is worse.iac seems to be doing its job. trans mount is about 1 year old and was replaced when transmission was instal...
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2003 Nissan Altima 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 14NBL11D43
Hello All, This vehicle is one of a couple that is taking sleep away. The code p0340 always sets. Tested sensor according to Nissan info in Alldata and found the B1 cam sensor bad. Replace sensor with a AutoZone part and CEL and hard start continued. Checked ... Trouble codes: P0340 (bank 1 cam position sensor phase)
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Compressor VIN: 1NGAA07A24
The truck came in while I was gone. The GS/Counter man sold pressure switch. Didn't help. I did a diagnostic flow and it said Nissan has to pull codes with a nissan scanner. We took it to nissan and they said the head was bad. We found a new one in s florida. ...
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2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L NATS (Key Identification) VIN: 1N4BL11D85
Vehicle came in for an intermitant crank no start. Found code P1615 IMMU Communication (Immu is unit on key cylinder that recognizes signal from key). Could not verify concern, vehicle started everytime. Cut an additional key and reprogrammed both keys to vehi...
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2006 Nissan Murano S 3.5L No Start VIN: JN8AZ08W26
they have been already replaced the all the coils and computer and reprogramed. still same froblem w/ no starts and burning #1,#3,#2 coils.rest of them has sparks.has no previous history reapiar. only thing i told by other shop had a front end body damage back... Trouble codes: 2119 (etc actr), 2101 (electronic throttle control)
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2007 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5N1BV28U27
Hi there I just received that van that come from a dealer next door, seems to be there delivery van. the complaint is when shifting to drive it engage very strong just like maximum pressure on pc selenoid, the reverse engaged normal. they had that same pr...
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GHDT13W4W
This is a strange problem that only happens once every couple of weeks. Customer is driving along usually at highway speed and the first thing that happens is all the dash lights come on as they do when you turn the ignition to the first position. The lights g...
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1988 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L Engine Blower Fan VIN: WP0AB0918J
Checked input from blower temp sensor at relay found open circuit. Blower in engine compartment stays on with blower switch off and key on. I am not able to locate the blower motor temp sensor for engine compartment fan as shown in wiring diagram. Please help....
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2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L engine VIN: WPOCA2996Y
Car came in w/noise from right bank. We diagnosed as bad variocam actuator on that bank. Replaced assy and resealed both valve covers. Engine was much quieter, but had tick/clack from right bank. Tore it back down and inspected lifters and valve springs. All l...
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2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EF48Z2Y
this car came it with the check engine light on & multipal codes including low coolint temp miss fires . the pulgs were black, initionaley we changed the plugs & coolent sensor then relized the problem was deeper. when scaned we found coolent temp at -35f , ma... Trouble codes: P0125 (low coolent sensor)
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1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L engine VIN: 4S3BD4355T
This Subaru has a vibration from the engine that is felt inside the car. With the engine running and trans in gear ( drive or rev)is when the vibration is happening. Turning on the a/c makes it worst. It feels just like a bad engine mount. The engine and trans...
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1986 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L Hard start VIN: JT2SV12E36
Vehicle starts hard cold, narrowed problem down to cold start injector not firing at all. I have power to injector while cranking and lose ground when cranking but have it with key off. I'm suspecting the timer has a ground drop and is defective, my question i...
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1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Timing Belt VIN: 4T1BG22K4V
I did a Timing Belt & Water Pump replacement on this Camry.Job went pretty good until it came time to start. I hit the key, would not fire.I had not installed the top Timing Belt cover, I could see the Belt had jumped probably a quarter turn. I tried to reset ...
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2001 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L cruise VIN: 1NXBR12E11
Hey all, has anyone ever installed cruise on a 01 corolla? I have called toyota, looked on google, but can,t find anyting. This is the wife's car; we bought it last year when gas was $5.00 a gal. She still likes it, but she wants her cruise. you know how that ...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 3VWCD21C2X
vechile came in approx 3 weeks ago with eps light on and complaint of loss of power and check engine light on, found a code 1559. replaced the throttle body assy and performed a throttle adaption using the euro software, came back customer very upset, ohmed al... Trouble codes: 1559 (idle speed control adaption)
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWRT29M81
VW techs thanks for any advice with this problem Took in a vw jetta from another shop with an odd intermittent running/idle problem,what happens is the fuel pump will start too make like a vibration noise and the fuel pressure will osilate from 0 psi too 60 p... Trouble codes: P0341
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L noise VIN: 3VWSK69M62
car came in with the complaint of when her fan is on the car makes a sound like an "airport hanger". not knowing what that sounds like i took it for a drive and it has a very large humming/ whistling sound that only comes on when the a/c is on (fan has to be o...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L limp in VIN: WVWPD63B93
Car came in stuck in limp in mode. Had codes 17114(p0730)trans gear ratio monitor wrong gear and 17195(p0811)excessive clutch slippage. I cleared the codes and now it shifts ok but feels like it is slipping in 2nd and/or 3rd gear. I am assuming that the trans ...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Radio VIN: 3WSR69M84M
Hello to all. I have this VW that the radio won't shut off when you turn the key off and climb out, you have to manually shut it off. I have just chased a drivabilty problem on this car, the post is here =...
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2002 Acura RL Premium 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA966X2
pinpointed problem as main power relay.thanks for all the replies Rich
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2001 BMW 325xi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33442
It seems sometimes we are our worst enemy. During testing for backpressure issues the O2 sensor wires were reversed. This happened prior to making the "shot in the dark" re-replacement of the crankcase valve. Appearantly, the crankcase valve was damaged som... Trouble codes: P1084, P0171, P0174, P1351, P1353.
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L 2-1 downshift VIN: WBAGL63492
Thanks to all who replied. The fix was to reflash the trans controller with the most recent update. We reflashed the controller and the car ran fine. Thanks again for the replies.
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1992 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G4BR8374N
Good evening everyone I would like to thank everyone for your help.Turns out my brain must have been in reverse or something,just about all of you said to look at the little black box beside the fuel pump relay,well guess what ,before I looked right at that li...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L rev,2,4 VIN: 1GNCS13WOT
Thanks everybody, pretty much all hit it on the head, the sun shell was in 2 pieces, once I realized there was very little trans left to pull apart I decided to rebuild it, Had to borrow a few tools to do it but got it done, back in the truck and working fine....
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 4.3L fuel guage VIN: 1GCEC19W3W
THANKS TO ALL, DAVID IN WASH HAD IT DEAD ON. SUPPLIED CONNECTOR WAS WIRED IN WRONG . THE PURPLE WIRE WAS NOT THE 5V REF. REWIRED AND ITS ALL BETTER NOW. THANKS TO ALL
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Instrument and radio lighting VIN: 2G1WF55EX1
I replaced the headlight switch on this one. I talked with the customer about a week after replacing the switch and all is well. Thanks, Bob
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L overheats VIN: 1GCHK23214
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED, OVERHEAT WAS CAUSED BY PLUGGED RADIATOR (EXTERNALLY) THAT COULD ONLY BE SEEN ONCE RADIATOR WAS REMOVED FROM TRUCK AND INSPECTED. PRESSURE WASHED UNTIL CLEAN, REINSTALLED, FILLED COOLANT, TOWED HEAVY LOAD WITH 81F AMBIENT, NO OVERH...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL45X8T
Thanks again for the replies,I put in an OE crank and cam sensor and that did the trick. Thanks Timothy for reaffirming the need for quality, especially on these things. I suspect it was the crank sensor as he did because it bucked a little when cranking the l... Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermittant Loss of Cam or Crank Signal), P0352 (Ign Coil Primary 2 Circuit).
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GM68475
Thank you all for your help. Im pretty sure this one is fixed. I never reset the fuel trims with the scan tool after original repair. So this time I did reset fuel trims, vehicle has been gone for two weeks and no light on. Trouble codes: P2096 (Down stream fuel trim 1/2 lean.).
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B7LB31ZX2
This one is fixed. I wanted to wait a while to be sure due to the intermittent nature of the problem when it began. It was the PCM as I suspected. Had good power and ground at all times to it. No shorted sensors. So I pulled the trigger. Funny thing was that t...
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.7L Interior VIN: 3D7KS28C95
the local dealer got back to us this morning and informed us that the sensor is realy a form of lojack or a locating box that was put on a few hundred of these trucks back then (2005). somthing about more money for the service dept. think they would refund us ...
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7LX38C96
Thanks to all of you who replied. Gerald's reply was very helpful because the dealer had told the customer that it would need injectors. I could not wrap my head around that one because of the instability of the fuel pressure reading. When reading the data on ... Trouble codes: P0341.
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2007 Dodge Charger 2.7L Driveline VIN: 2B3KA43R67
Owner decided to take the car back to the Auction. The Clunk was not as bad at lower speeds but still there. I feel like it is a trans/torque conv. problem. Owner did not want to persue a repair. Thanks for your input.
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2002 Ferrari 360 Spider 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZFFYT53A52
Yes Ladies and Gents, we have a fix. Many thanks go out to Stewart and the other 3 Pro's that took time out to help. I fabricated an adapter to smoke test the evap system from the fuel filler neck. Once I built up enough smoke I found a clear and obvious leak ... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak detected).
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1985 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L HVAC airflow VIN: 1FABP22X5F
Thanks to all that offered help. The problem was reversed wires to the reman fan. The reman wires were the same colors as the harness, but polarity reversed. This was truely an elderly lady driving only to Church,original owner. She told me her son replaced th...
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2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L hard starting VIN: 1FAFP45XX2
First I wish to thank all of you that offered suggestions. The customer went on vacation and I haven't heard back from him. I will look closely at the injectors and the fuel press. reg when he comes back for the repairs. Tnx.
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L hard start cold VIN: 1FDAX57P54
thanks to guy from idaho that was the issue with the truck replaced high psi pump all ok
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX14564
AFTER DOING SOME MORE TESTING JUST TO MAKE SURE NOTHING WAS OVER LOOKED I DECIDED TO INSTALL A SET OF MOTOR CRAFT SPARK PLUGS AND SURE ENOUGH THE MISFIRE WAS CORRECTED.WE RETURNED VEHICLE TO ORIGINAL REPAIR SHOP AND THEY ARE WAITING TO GET A PARTS REP FROM THE...
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2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L timing chain/phasers VIN: 1FTPX14585
Well it's fixed what a chore! Many thanks to the guys that took the time to answer our request. I must at first state that I have always held the maxim with Ford products that there is the right way, the wrong way, and THEN there's the FORD WAY. The tex...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L dash gauges, windows VIN: 1FDWE35L6H
We found no power from the instrument power fuse which is the same as the trailer tow fuse. Rewired from fuse box to cluster. Thanks for your help!
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2007 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L cruise control VIN: 1FMDK02157
She took the car to dealer when she learned she had extended warranty coverage for this problem!thanks for the help
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2000 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L blend door VIN: 1GKDT13W3Y
THIS TRUCK HAD TWO PROBLEMS . OUT SIDE AIR TEMP SENSOR WAS OPEN AT TIMES . THE REAL PROBLEM WAS THE BLEND DOOR ACTUATOR GEAR WAS BROKEN . I TOOK IT APART FIRST THING AND LOOKED FOR BROKEN TEETH OR GEAR PROBLEMS , I DIDNT SEE ANYTHING WRONG , I INSTALLED A NEW ...
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2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L Instrument cluster VIN: KMHCG35C92
Of the replies Ty [...] had the answer. There is a light sheet over all of the gauges. It is powered by an inverter inside the cluster which gets its power from the same circuit that lights up the odometer and speedometer light bulbs via the ...
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1992 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L trunk / boot VIN: SAJHY17XNC
Larry + John steered me right. I tried getting thru lic plate holes without success so I drilled the big hole centering under the plate and, presto chango, opened the trunk. I'll close of the hole with a body plug and the lic plate will cover that. Oh yea, it ...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L windows VIN: SAJDA01D7Y
Well i wished i had some good info for everyone.I will sahre what i did find. Talk to customer some more and the problem only occurs when she parks in one place at her house. I took the car to her house and sure enough only in that one spot it happens.She want...
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2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Vehicle power VIN: SAJDA14C72
Well after a week of playing with this car, I still cannot get it to act up for me. Thanks to all who replied. Most of the suggestions were to check grounds and powers which I have done with no luck. The customer has the car and hopefully in the future I can g...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 2425469099
Thanks fellow freinds, i ended up buying the OEM tool for the job, it is a right pain, but it has finnally finished. Thanks for the pix and advice mates.
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L No Start VIN: JTHBN30F62
There was two bad grounds one main battery ground connection & the body ground was doing all the grounding even on start up. we repiared the main battery ground & ran a second body ground all is well Thanks to all that helped out!!!
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L compressor VIN: 1LNHM86S42
thanks to all that replied i found the sensor and repaired the problem. (by the way with no help from ford or aldata) ford in their great wisdom has no factory info on this post evap temp sensor, the part # is xwaz-19c734-ba it has three of these sensors, the ...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86SX3
THANKS AGAIN EVERYONE. CAR IS FIXED AND CUSTOMER IS HAPPY. MASS AIRFLOW SENSOR FIXED PROBLEM ALONG WITH 3 COILS. Trouble codes: P0108 (map/baro high input).
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start, Start and Stall VIN: WDBEA30D2G
Thank you for all the replies. This helped keep us focused. All in All when everything checked out good I am ashamed to say we resorted back to the basics. Not having alot of experience with these animals we finally "smoked" the intake system to find large lea...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L monitors not learned VIN: 4JGAB75E12
My fellow Iatners: the postings were generally acceptable, yet i already had done such test, on mercedes you can test Your monitors if you have the SDS (scanners) connected to the data port you can actually request the scanner to "force" learn monitors if you ...
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2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L 4wdL lite flashes VIN: JA4MT31R02
The two replies we received weren't relavent to this vehicle. Also, We were never able to duplicate the problem so We returned the vehicle to the customer and the problem has yet to reoccur.
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT31R33
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED, AFTER STEPPING BACK AND RECHECKING EVERYTHING "AGAIN" I CHECKED THE VACUUM COMING OUT OF THE EGR VACUUM SOLENOID WHILE DRIVING BY "T",ING IN A VACUUM GAUGE AND FOUND THAT EVEN THOUGH IT WAS CYCLING IT WAS RESTRICTED AND ONLY ALLOWI... Trouble codes: P0401.
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L rattle VIN: 1N4AL11D53
Got this headache fixed! There were no suspension problems,even tried the service bulletin... The cause of the knock was from the engine motor mount on the upper passenger side. Why we were not able to find this sooner I don't know. Thanks to all!
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1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Unknown VIN: 1G2NE55M1R
The problem was a bad Canister purg tank rtemoved it and plugged hose's odor went away put new canister on it it did great
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1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L power to systems VIN: 1G2HX52K4V
I forgot to close this out because I Updated the request as soon as I found the bad connection on the ground bar. I soldered the large ground wire onto the ground connection bar to avoid future connector failure. Found the problem and repaired it quickly bacau...
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2003 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R43
Just confirmed the repair on this one. I would like to thank Randy, Kai, and Wayne for the help. It did turn out to be the MAF. I did check the power and 5v refernce anyway and then replaced the sensor. Should have went with my gut feeling but wanted to make s... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass air flow sensor circuit low frequency).
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1999 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L block,heads VIN: 4S3BD6756X
We sent the heads out to have them pressure checked and milled. I measured the block deck and could see no warpage there. I got some Spot Check weld check from a local welding supply store (you can get the three cans you need for less than $40), and checked ...
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