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2003 Audi A6 3.0L soft brake pedal VIN: WAUJT64B43
We flushed the brake system as part of the service, after that the brake pedal was very soft with the car running. I tried to bleed the system and just got air out of the front left bleeder. Ordered a new TRW master installed it bled system with the brake pe...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3344Y
I scanned the computer and bank one is like 25% and bank 2 is -25%. I smoked the engine. Found they had left off O ring at MAP sensor. Smoked again and found a couple of other small leaks and repaired them. While scanning I could see voltage for Bank 2 sensor ... Trouble codes: P0150 (O2 Sensor Circuit Malfunction Bank 2 Sensor 1)
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2004 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L evaporator VIN: WDXPA73464
Hi all, we are tasked with replacing this evaporator core and cannot find any procedure in alldata or mitchells. Hope some one has done this job and can provide some help. It pays 12 hours so I'm sure its no picnic. Thanks Stu
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33515
Hi BMW & Mercedes Benz techs I need your experience to pick a Full-Function Scanners ( including programming) and not too pricy for small shop. I did search the iATN site, but didn't find information. If I have your feed back to what do you use and good and ba...
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2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L rear hatch VIN: 5UXFA13585
i have an x5 that the rear hatch does not work with any of the switchs.dealer told him latch was at fault. without checking i ordered and replaced the latch.of course this did not change a thing.i have checked with my modis and have nobody codes.mitchell is ve...
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1976 Cadillac Eldorado 8.2L power ECM VIN: 6L67560178
CAR WILL NOT START has bliking ant-theft light on dash after un locking door with key.I have no power to coil (HEI)I have power on the pink wire at fuse box.how do I reset my anti-theft or a wiring dyagram of this system so that I may by pass it.Also where is ...
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1976 Cadillac Eldorado 8.2L Horns
Hey there gang, I have a 1976 Cadillac Eldorado that I cannot find the horn relay for. I have traced the wiring from the horns and they go straight into the interior compartment so I know it's not under the hood. I have searched high and low inside the vehicle...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G6KD54YXW
This Cadillac is driving me insane. Will run for 3 seconds if you turn the key off then crank. Dash is going nuts prnd2l is flashing, air bag light is on, traction light is on theft system problem flashing fuel econ reads blank. No communication thru scanner. ... Trouble codes: U1255
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2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L aux temp actuator VIN: 1GYEK63NX3
System was diagnosed with a bad mode door actuator. Installed new actuator. System worked good. Hours later similar problem. Actuator won't come off cold position. When actuator is set to the center position as soon as system is turned on regardless of temp po...
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1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L lean VIN: 1G1YY078SG
Car came in running sorta rough especialy at idle. Tested injector resistance and they are withing .1 ohm of each other at 12.1 ohms. fuel pressure 43 PSI, goes to 50 if you pull regulator hose off. Had code for EGR so I pulled it out and replaced it for not w... Trouble codes: 32 (egr problem)
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1988 Chevrolet Beretta 2.8L No Start VIN: 1G1LV11W5J
happy friday! i've got this beretta here that has no inj. pulse. read all the fixes and i believe it has a fault somewhere in the DIS system or maybe ecm. the question i have is...my rpm is reading 9999 on the Modis. has anyone seen this before? KOEO , tps is ...
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1998 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCDS19X3
Hey Techs! I have this S-10 that is going through fuel pump modules like nothing else, we have replaced 3 within the past 4 months and its in again with a bad fuel pump. I am using aftermarket, but a good brand. This truck is used at a corrections facility so ...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GCEC14W9W
thanks in advance guys.this has been a good one.SITTING STILL AT IDLE THE ENGINE RUNS PRETTY SMOOTH.WHILE DRIVING AT ABOUT 1500 TO 2000 RPM THE ENGINE STARTS TO BUCK AND SPARK KNOCK "REALY BAD".AT FULL THROTTLE IT SMOOTHS BACK UP AND RUNS GREAT.ALL FUEL TRIM N... Trouble codes: P0300, P0339, P1404
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEL19WXY
This vehicle sits for long periods of time as a family back up unit. Battery was recently replaced. The customer had a service provider on the road replace an "ECM" fuse. It looks to be ECM-1 fuse (cleaner than all the rest). It had stall on him and no restart...
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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L track off light on VIN: 1G1JC1246Y
hi custumer stats trac off light stays on. I scanned with snap on scanner and found c1275-pcm serial data malfunction. Checked out alldata basically says to check for loose connection. Tried to reset memory but code comes back imediatlly! Can anyone help or su...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Radio VIN: 2G1WH55K62
An intermitant hissing noise is coming out of front speakers even with radio off. Customer brought the car by to show me the "frying egg sound" as it was happening. I checked for the source of the noise and it was coming from the front speakers on the door rig...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCHC24U11
Ok chev. buffs,this problem occurs mostly on start ups sometimes when just @ idle.Drivers side all 4 cyls. drop out. it has injector pulse, when i go to check spark problem goes away eng.runs fine, when you turn eng. off then start it runs fine also. Trouble codes: P0300
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2007 Chevrolet hummer 3.7L brakes VIN: 5GTDN13E17
please can help me resolve this problem is my first time working with a hummer under flood.i put a new abs sensor.pads rotors disc.brake fluid but nothing happend.thanks for help me.
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L broken timing belt VIN: 3C4FV78G33
This car was towed to us unable to start. Upon arrival, we check for codes and found cam sensor out of sync. We pulled the covers and re-indexed the cams and it started and ran fine. We released the car but after one month, it was back with the cam belt ground...
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3C4FY58BX5
THE CUSTOMER BROUGHT VEHICLE TO US AFTER OTHER SHOP GAVE UP. THE VEHICLE SUPPOSEDLY RAN FINE BEFORE THE TIMING BELT BROKE. AFTER THE OTHER SHOP REPLACED TIMING BELT VEHICLE NOW HAS SEVERE HESITATION OFF OF IDLE. VACUUM IS 19in. AT IDLE WITH SLIGHT FLUCTUATION,...
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2006 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L Dash Vents VIN: 2A4GP64L86
The dash has auto climate control, with settings for driver and pss side. A/C is on and blowing cold and all of a sudden the drivers side vents will start blowing hot. I used the genesis to see the blend door % for each side when this happens the drivers side ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF13Z21
seemed like vac leak just because of random misfires detected but could not find any.no codes set.when first started in morning rpms hunt between 1900-650 for about 2min then smooth out.02`s seem to switch ok,has godd power on hiway which also usually means va...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Acceleration VIN: 1B7GL2AX01
Thanks everyone for looking/help with this ongoing problem vehicle. The original complaint was low power and a almost stall condition when the truck was hot and the ambient air temp was above 80 deg.f. We confirmed the problem and replaced the converters due t... Trouble codes: P0155 (Bank 2 sensor 1 heater circuit malfunction)
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Heater core VIN: 1D7HA16N73
I have a Dodge truck that has a leaking heater core. It has been replaced with two OE heater cores and one aftermarket. We checked for a blown head gasket two different ways one with the block test solution and one by putting each cylinder on TDC and checking ...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA18D05
I have checked archives here and on Identifix. Some fixes state that you have to reflash ecm when changing egr valve. Some fixes don't say anything about reflashing ecm. Can anyone give me a solid answer as to whether or not you have to reflash the ecm. Code i... Trouble codes: P0406 (EGR Position Circuit High)
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2006 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L airbags VIN: 2D4GP44L06
Working on this 06 caravan with complaint that airbag light is on. Was just purchased at auction by local used car dealer and shows signs of recent bodywork and repaint. Has the following CURRENT codes: *no left front side impact sensor 1 communication *no ri...
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2007 Dodge Sprinter 3500 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDPPF34597
Hello fellow techs I have this dodge sprinter here that I am replacing the swrirl valve actuator. I was just wondering if any one, that has done this before, could provide some helpful hints as to how i get the new one in? I am thinking I have to remove the tu...
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1984 Ford Bronco II 2.8L Starting VIN: 1FMCU14XE3
vehicle came in before i arrived at this shop and mechanic wanna be before me chaged out the distributor. coil, tfi module. vehicle still has a no start condition. not real great at these older fords and not sure exatly where to start. looking for help where t...
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1993 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FACP36X0P
This vehicle will stall driving or idling. Cold or warm but most often warmed up. I will loose spark and fuel injector pulse. Fuel pump runs. While it is dead I have voltage at the coil, control module and constant control relay module. Disconnecting the spout...
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTCR14X9V
vehicle is used for mail delivery .The owner keeps it up fairly well. The problem is intermittent. It will do it cold or hot. It will idle rough at times and fine most others. Sometimes it will die but not always. It does not miss at any speed. It does not sho...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FALP52U5V
This car came in for check engine light on and code p0743.When check car and did fords actuator output test hear something buzzing inside trans.Pulled transmission and found valve inside valve body that sends fluid to tcc solenoid sticking.Freed up and replace...
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1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L vac hubs VIN: 1FTZR15X6W
Vehicle left our shop and came back about 800 miles later. The customer was out fishing when returning home the truck would not work in 4high or 4low. Tried driving it up out of a hill and only the rear tires were spinning. So now its back at our shop. 4wheel...
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1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L cam timing VIN: 37XK169673
We replaced the timing belt on this car and it ran good, no check engine light. Customer brought car back and said his gas mileage has dropped from 22 to 18 mpg and noticed that the engine would get warmer than it would normally when going up hills. We recheck...
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2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FDAF56F0Y
This truck has had a history of driveability problems and all have been corrected up to this point. We have a cold soak no start problem (outside temp 60 to 70 degrees)that only occurs after sitting for two or more days without starting. During cranking engine...
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2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L oil pressure VIN: 3FAFP13P42
Car drove up to our door with a loud rattle in motor! First we checked oil level,it was full. Lady said she just had the oil changed. Looked at sticker & it was done 300 miles ago. Put new oil filter on, and no change. Pulled plugs, they all look fine. Next we...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU1623L
need help. truck came in with p2198-p2196 and p0174 a few weeks ago. checked fuel pressure 53psi but drops instantly when you shut the truck off. pulled fpr vac. line pressure does not increase, needle on pressure gauge bouncing like a bad a/c compressor. cann... Trouble codes: P2198, P0174 (system lean bnk 2), P2196 (lack of switching sen 1-1)
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Low forward and reverse VIN: 1FMFU16L03
This vehicle was towed in. Does not roll in neutral. Goes into forward gear in drive but stops in low. Reverse does not move. Engine RPM drops down when in gear but does not move like a brake stance. Engine reves up fine in Park or neutral. Has codes P0755 and...
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2003 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U13
Hi group! Have a 2003 ford ranger that has me baffled. Customer came in with complaint of MIL light on and misfire. Pulled codes found codes P0155, P2197, P0306 and P0316. Checked fuel pressure found ok. Checked ignition system found ok. Check compression foun... Trouble codes: P0155 (B2S1 Heater malfunction), P1297 (B2S1 Stuck Lean), P0306 (Misfire Cylinder 6), P0316 (Misfire Detected First 1000 revolutions)
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L compression VIN: 1FTSW31P04
came in for major grey smoke cloud.koer showed cylinder #4 contribution only once,otherwise engine rough/misses,smokes but no codes.cooling system pressure tests good @ 18 lbs & holds.i think a sleeve is leaking around injector.my question is how to isolate an...
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2005 Ford E-150 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14W05
This has been a tough one. The van misfires at idle and back fires during acceleration. We have 5 pcodes that returned after clearing and retest drive. We replaced ignition coil number 1 and plug. We also replaced the module on the frame rail for the fuel pump... Trouble codes: 0171 (lean code), 0174 (lean code), 0301 (misfire cylinder 1), 0303 (misfire cylinder 3), 2195 (Bank 1 Sensor 1 O2 sensor)
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L heater VIN: 2FAFP71W06
coolant full--engine up to temp--blend door inoperative-very limited test data-manual hvac system-appears to have 05 heater system-no codes--car has no heat trying to determine if problem is in control head or blend door motor--while working controls we can he...
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2006 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP25176
Customer dropped off car and said it wasn't idling very good. Got in the car to start it up with no luck. The next morning it started and seen that the MIL was on. Never seen so many codes. P0106,P0171,P0175,P0340,P0353,P0355,P0356,P1336,P1297 AND P2198. I did... Trouble codes: P0106 (map circuit range/perf.), P0171 (system to lean bank 1), P0175 (system to rich bank 2), P0340 (cps sensor circuit malf.), P0353 (ignition coil c prim/ sec. circuit malf.), P0355 (ignition coil e prim/sec. circuit malf.)
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1995 Honda Prelude SE 2.3L abs light on VIN: JHMBB2278S
hey you honda techs! problem; abs light comes on after one minute of driving and stays on until you shut off vehicle. when you restart vehicle, no light until after the one minute of driving period and also a clicking noise heard at the same time-sounds like a...
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HCG2252YA
hey car came in as no start and had no fuel pressure and no power to the fuel pump. checked the main relay and found no pcm ground for the fuel pump relay control scan tool says pcm is commanding fuel pump on no wires are broken i'm condeming the pcm just wond...
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L sub freezing outlet temp VIN: 5FNRL38475
Customer came in a week ago with poor a/c performance. Recovered only half of what full capacity should be. recharged with proper amount of refrigerant, and performance was great. This is a fully automatic system with driver/passenger controls as well as rear ...
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2006 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L A/C clutch coil VIN: 2HJYK16266
We have put two compressor clutch coils from Honda Pt#38924 RJE A01. Now the vehicle has returned with another bad coil. Jas anyone experienced bad clutch coils from Honda or does anyone know why they would keep failing. Circuit does not have short to ground o...
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1990 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHY1748L
Customer complaint is that it surges at 60 mph. We consulted with our trans shop, who ordered up a Jasper reman torque converter. We reinstalled the trans, took it for a drive, same problem. We can replicate the fault on the hoist, misfiring when lockup occurs... Trouble codes: FUE1, 46 (idle air circuit fault.), FUSE, 5 (denotes blown fuse 5 havent found it yet.)
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA01U03
customer stated check engine light came on & restricted performance also came on we diagnose the vehicle base on the complain,the above repairs,were performed.after customer picked up the vehicle a day later she called back stating the same problem,again can s... Trouble codes: P0174, P1582 (flight recorder data is stored), P0456 (evaporative emission control system leaks detected very small leak), P1000 (system check not completed since last memory)
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N1X
I took this jeep to get smogged and it died at idle.No codes present restarted after a few minutes the funny thing is when it restarted it had cleared all the readiness moniters so i wasnt able to smog would a bad crank or cam sensor clear the moniters
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2003 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16543
Rio came in with complaint of intermittent hard start and rough run with MIL on only when running rough. Had no codes so was taken for a road test (scanner not installed at the time) during the road test it suddenly lost power and had a dead miss with MIL on b...
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1991 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1LNCM82W1M
this lincoln towncar came in with a instrament cluster showing oc error code.we replaced the fuel sender as per article 92-23-3,the oc code still comes on intermittently.if this still persists the article information tells you to replace the cluster.has anyone...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L rear suspsension VIN: 1LNFM97V0W
hi guys,a friend of mine ran his car in the ditch,now the rear suspension is staying up and not going back down.If you hit a bump it feels like the shocks are stuck.What i was wondering,i know on the older ones there was a reset switch when this happened.Thank...
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2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L no shift VIN: JM1BK32486
THIS CAR IS STUCK IN THIRD OR FOUR. I cant tell the scann tool has no comuncaitoin and the trans trouble light is on. I have no test or data on this car. no communacation to trans. runns fine other then that no slipping or binding.
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Misfire VIN: WDB2020221
Car starts on 2 cylinders always. I have a spark and injector signal on start up but lose spark and injector signal after 2 secounds. The codes always return after clearing and engine off, and when vehicle run get about 30 stored codes which all clear down. I ... Trouble codes: 055 (ingnition stage 1 T1/1 cylinder 1 discotinuity), 056 (ingnition stage 1 T1/1 cylinder 4 discontinuity)
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2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L radio VIN: WMWRH33546
used dealer car was left with top down during rain ( long weekend ) complaint of horn stuck on battery dead, when vehical arrived found horn circuit fuse blown both horns inop with new fuse (switch working ok) installed new horns both functional but noticed ra...
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1994 Nissan D21 2.4L Stall, VIN: 1N6SD11Y6R
I have an unusual request but I have exausted all of my recources to help this customer. I have a 1994 nissan p/u 4x4 5 speed that I need an air flow sensor for. The dealer wants over $600.00 for the upper portion of the throttle body and the customer can not ...
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2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5N1ED28T42
Hello Nissan techs. Have this xterra that after about 30 min of driving at highway speed, LR wheel starts to grab until almost locked up. We have put new wheel cylinders on with no change. Customer just bought vehicle and the shoes in the back look new. They a...
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1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G3WS51X0M
hey folks! ive got this cutlass thats an intermittent no start. there is no spark at the wires when it happens. unfortunetly i was only able to do a small hand full of tests before it fired up and has ran since. i had key power at the ignition module and the c...
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1997 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3HN52K9V
spin over no start windows not working or door locks if we ground ground wire on fuel pump car will crank and windows work let off ground car cuts off .checked all ground .good new battery and terminals
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 3G7DA03E51
Vehicle was towed in with complaint of no-start and overheating when vehicle was running. Customer had only a copy of the key, went to dealer and had key made and programmed. Vehicle would start but not stay running unless you have your foot on the gas. Found ... Trouble codes: P1189 (engine oil pressure circuit)
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKG74F06
The MIL has not come back since the car left however, I am still not sure about this fix. I was not able to find any vacuum leaks. This is a GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection)engine with high pressure mechanical injection pump as well as in-tank electric fuel su... Trouble codes: 01241, 00010.
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBACB4328R
REPLACED HARMONIC BALANCER AND EVERY THING IS FINE THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGJ832XV
thanks guys problem was a fuse underhood fuse box i think it was a #2 fuse. Trouble codes: P0133.
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1997 BMW 318i 1.9L Cuts out VIN: WBACC0324V
Replaced plug wires. Replaced plugs as well. Coil resistance tested positive. Insulation appeared intact. Thank you for advice. Trouble codes: 27 (mixture idle), 15 (o2 aging), 80 (secondary air), 124 (air intake sensor), 112 (cam position sensor).
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADP633XX
I SMOKED THE INTAKE AND EVERY OTHER VACUUM HOSE CONFIGURATION I COULD FIND AND COULD NOT FIND ANY MORE LEAKS. I REPLACED THE PCV VALVE AND HOSES, CHECKED THE VACUUM AT THE OIL FILLER CAP AND THOUGHT IT WAS GOOD. CUSTOMER CAME TO PICK THE CAR UP AND IT WON'T AC... Trouble codes: 227 (sensor control), 228 (sensor control), 203 (not sure/maybe injector on 3).
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1999 BMW 328i 2.8L no start VIN: WBAAM5337X
OK Guys ! This car is out of the shop.We found it has glitches at TPS in the range over 1800 rpm without throwing a code. Which make the engine not to rev up at the same time no upshift. Replacing throttle body assembly and relearn adaption and everything is w...
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2002 BMW 320i 2.2L Mechanical VIN: WBAET16010
As suspected ,it was the oil seperator under the intake manifold. Not an easy job, but thanks for the help.
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2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBXPA93485
I checked the crankcase with a manometer and it had 2.3 inches of water so I re-replaced the crankcase vent valve and had 3.5 inches of water, much better. LT Fuel trim now @ 2.3 and dropping. Thanks for the help Seth Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Starter VIN: 2G4WB52K8W
Thanks to all who replied ...the problem was the ignition switch when testing the switch it tested ok but when the car was under load it would loose voltage...12 volts with no load but dropped 3 volts to 9 volts when all accesories were turned on...thank you a...
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1985 Chevrolet K20 Scottsdale 5.7L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCFK29K7S
Thank you for all your help. I have fixed this one with a new fuel pump. Several suggested distributor problems which I was suspecting because of the timing of the stall. I believe my fuel line was getting air in it and causing the stall. I always had fuel pre...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK29131
Sorry for the late fix. I manually checked boost and was at 22 psi. Checked wastegate operation - operating at 24 psi, lever free and holds vacuum. So, everyting mechanicly and electric related seems to of been good. I am thinking the wastegate opening at 24ps... Trouble codes: P0134 (turbo over boost).
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GNGK26U62
thanks to everyone that posted suggestions for this problem. I performed a crank variation relearn as several of you suggested and it fixed the problem! After numerous road tests, all misfire counters remained at zero and, of course, no more misfire codes. I ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52J62
This Malibu has been fixed but not by our shop. After checking CKP and CMP signals at the PCM I figured it was a problem in the PCM. Customer took it to a GM dealer where they replaced the PCM, car is running great now. Trouble codes: P0336, P1374.
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JH12F84
After calling the customer to verify that there were no other repairs and/or any new or used parts installed on the vehicle, he notified me that they have not experienced the no start since I posted this request for help. Many of you expressed concerns with u... Trouble codes: P1631 (Theft-Password incorrect), U1064 (Loss of communication BCM/DIM/SBM), U1000 (Class 2 data link fault), B2960 (Passlock cylinder data incorrect), B1000 (ECU malfunction).
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2004 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.5L air bag VIN: 1GCDT19664
Well thanks to all that replied. Bob was right about the broken wire in the back door. The two wires were broke and the customers brother found them and never told us that he had stuffed them down in the door piller. We also did change the clock spring assembl...
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Starting VIN: 2CNDL73F65
thanks to all who replied attempt to start leave key on wait till security light goes out approximately 10 mins turn off wait 5 seconds and repeat two more times then start vehicle
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L TRANS temp VIN: 1GAHG39U67
THANKS to those who replied. upond further inspection we knew oil return flow was no the problem what we didnt know was oil flow back inside trans.we placed air blower on return port of trans and notice restiction remove trans tear down and found supplier mix ...
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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L vehicle VIN: 2A4FY48B57
HEY GUYS THANKS FOR EVERYTHING REPLACED THE C\AXLES WITH NEW ONES AND THIS TOOK CARE OF THE PROBLEM THANKS AGAIN
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Misfire VIN: 3B7HF13Z0X
High Techs Sorry it took so long to get back to you, but this what we found. I got access to a bore scope and took a look in the cylinder and found a small trace of coolant on the piston! We did all the checks that everyone suggested' checked intake, switche... Trouble codes: P0302.
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2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L door locks VIN: 1P3ES46C2Y
Man I feel stupid. I think we were looking too hard at a simple problem, and it didn't help that the customer was giving us conflicting stories. Turns out it was a simple drivers door switch, even though we tested each switch multiple times it finally acted up...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cruise Control VIN: 1B7KF23601
Several replies were to check the stop light switch. I did and it was good. I decided to take the servo out and bench test it. The servo would not hold vacuum, a new servo fixed the problem. Thanks for all the help with this one.
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2006 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Laramie 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3D7MX48C36
THANKS TO ALL. BRAND NEW OEM CHRYSLER FUEL PUMP (LIFT PUMP) WAS BAD. REPLACED (AGAIN). REPAIRED VEHICLE. THANKS AGAIN.
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L shift solenoids VIN: 1FTCR14X1V
I want to thanks to every one that took the time to read my help request and posted some information for me. Most of you guys were right. After recheck and monitored all the signals from the speed sensor turbine sensor,transmission range switch, tps, and the ...
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2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSS34F8Y
Hello, And thank you - every man who replied with suggestions. Yes, this customer came with his own New Snap-on Verus. He has nearly 25 Ford Diesel e-350 Vans as ambulances. ***. The list of codes were more - much more than that which I listed. And I ... Trouble codes: P0198, P1670, P0603, P1210 (Inj Control Pressure High), P0236 (Turbo Boost Sensor A Perform), P1211 (ICP Pressure out of spec).
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2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Rt Convertible weather strip VIN: 1ZVFT85H86
Mustang is fixed. A new window motor and regulator. Thanks guys for your help.
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2002 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDAW57F32
fuel pump on frame rail got soo hot you could not touch it ( burnt my hand bad ) still made psi though replaced pump and relay all concerns went away truck runs fine
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2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L door locks, radio VIN: 1FMYU931X3
Thanks for the replys and help. The fix was actually 2 crossed wires in a harness that was pinched after the new motor was installed.
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L overcharging VIN: 1FTVX14545
after replacing 3 alternators and checking all grounds had to take the vehicle to the dealer. the dealer checked it out and they found out it had a bad ECM in it. they replaced the ECM and reprogrammed the computer and it was covered under warranty since the...
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2003 Ford E-250 5.4L tcc solenoid VIN: 1FDNS24LX3
THIS ONE WAS THE WIRE RITE NEAR THE EGR TUBE WAS MELTED. i COULDNT SEE IT BECAUSE THE THE HEAT COVER ON THE WIRE LOOKED FINE. THE HEAT COVER ACTS LIKE A HEAT INDUCTOR AND MELTS THE WIRES INSIDE. THE EGR STARTS STICKING AND DOUBLES THE HEAT AT THAT TUBE. BUT IT...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Lack of Power VIN: 1FTSW31P64
Guys, Thanks so much for the insight on these injectors. I will be replacing the old clamps with new ones as a few of you have suggested and all of the copper washers and o-rings. I see no damage to the sleeves and no reason for the sealing washer to not cre...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHK23141
AFTER PULLING OUT MY HAIR AND FINDING OUT THAT CUSTOMER REPLACED BARO WITH A NAPA PART,I REPLACED WITH AN OE PART & CORRECTED THE PROBLEM.THANKS TO ALL WHO HELPED. Trouble codes: P0108.
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2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L radiator VIN: 1GKES16S13
I would like to thank all those who helped with replies. I took the suggestion of sniffing the cooling system with a gas analyzer and found around 250ppm of hc. ended up removing the head and replacing the head gasket. sorry it took so long to post the fix. ju...
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2004 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1GDJC34264
Ok the fix for the fuel guage issue is fixed.Cure was the tanfer pump,pumping but no fuel transfering to front tank.Put tech 2 on it and seen that sending unit cards between both tanks percentages were uneven thus putting guage to empty and low fuel lite comin...
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1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Clutch VIN: JHLRD1740W
Well thanks for all the replies. Most of you got it right. Obviously the aftermarket stuff was not specifically designed for this vehicle. The solution was to shave off a bit of the master cylinder pin. We adjusted it as much as it would go but still had s...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Inst Cluster VIN: 1J4GW48S22
Well gang...This one is getting away!!! Couple useful suggestions were to use a heat gun to accelerate the components' failure, which has no effect now because symptom occurs quickly now after start-up. Another tech stated that Inst cluster is gateway of netwo...
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L ignition lock VIN: SALTL15402
thank you all that replied so quickly. turns out customer was parked on a hill with wheels cranked to one side. advised them to rebuild ignition lock cylinder when comes to be a problem.
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L engine drivability VIN: SALNM22252
After receiving a reply from Slawomir in Oregon, this has to be the problem. After doing a few online searches as well, it points the finger directly to the liners. Even if we replace the engine in about 80000km it will go bad as well. This engine was poorly d...
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2009 Lincoln MKX 3.5L srs light on VIN: 2LMDU68C79
thanks for all the replies. on the scanner it showed to be a 2007 module but when we replaced the module it appeared to be the original. it is from a used car dealer that bought it wrecked. they had already changed the side air bags and we also replaced the ri...
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Shifter cable VIN: 1YVGF22C2Y
I did get this one fixed. I found a rubber gromet that fit the shift cable. Sorry I do not remember the part # I had to order a few different numbers to find one that would fit. It has been gone for a week now. So far so good. Thanks for all the help.
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2001 Mazda MPV ES 2.5L big noise VIN: JM3LW28Y61
As recommanded, I ordered the IAC valve. Replaced. Killed the noise. Amazing! The recommand looked like resonable, but it was hard to believe completely. Consequently, it worked. Thanks for helps!!!
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