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1985 Chevrolet S10 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCBS14E7F
Greetings fellow IATN Techs. Got this 85 s10 that belongs to a farmer here. Vehicle has been brought in a lot in the past. He has a hitch mounted on the front of it, pulls it to the field when he goes there to work, so he can make ariens etc. Has come in sever...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29U4Y
ok heres the problem, under cruise above 50 mph, this truck misfires like clockwork, light load cruise. customer had replaced plugs and wires, now with my modis i can tell the misfire history in #1 and #6 are the culprit misfire history counts around 4500 time... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L starter,interior lights,radio
Vehicle was towed in and looked at by another tech,no crank no radio and no interior lights. Vehicle had codes P1626,U1064. So at first thougt it was another ignition switch. We decided to check basics like fuses etc. and found no bcm signal to crank relay but...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK29U54
checking out for a friend. just bought the truck. service engine soon light comes on and usually flashes when cruising on highway (60 - 70 mph) or under light acceleration. misfires gets worse under hard acceleration. in the shop everything checks out ok - no ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 3C3EL45X0T
stalling but find no codes customer said had camsensor code but has not returned for us. also the dash does not work at all except for warrning lights and speedometer. any ideas for this one would be apreicated. Trouble codes: P0340 (cam shaft position sensor malfunction)
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2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L lr latched VIN: 2C3HE66GX4
shifts great, intermitent limp in with [...], no tr codes,wiring tested with good values, some debris in first valve body swap, cam/crank sensor done 6 months ago followed by the 6/09 flash update, thinking of clearing volatile memory and reflash &/or new m...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L 4rth VIN: 2C3KA53GX6
Vehicle came in from transmission shop; scanned for codes, found DTC P0657; check ign power supply to module-ok, checked fuse at trunk fuse box, removed fuse and reinstalled - ok Actuator-solenoid supply voltage ckt "A" monitor yellow wire at TCM pin#38 - (T7...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Surge VIN: 1FTWW339X6
This vehicle is a theft recovery, so no previous history is known. The vehicle will surge down 200 rpm at a very rythmic pattern and rate. It will surge at any rpm you hold it at. The way it is surging makes me believe this problem is electrical and not mechan...
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1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L P-D, R-D shift VIN: 1HGCB9851M
Momentary slippage P-D, R-D, then it's fine, power comes on suddenly after mild acceleration of engine speed ... I have noticed it alot after a hot re-start, never happens cold or in reverse, basically a 'parking lot only' type of problem. I searched the datab...
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1993 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L instument cluster brake,abs,actsus,slip,tcs off VIN: JNKNG01D9R
thank you if you can help!!! this q 45a came in and with the car running the instrument cluster brake,abs,actsus,slip,tcs off and low battery lights stay on. tested alt. output at battery at 13.91 volts after cleaning the cables,( custemer says battery dies af...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4JGAB54E3W
towed in no start, only have a code for brake light switch. I have 50 psi fuel pressure, I have no spark or injector pulse. I borrowed a launch scanner, all sensors appear normal, I have cranking rpm and cam signal pulses. I do have power at the coils. Euro fr...
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1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4M2DV1114V
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLY. WE ARE AT OUR WITS END. THIS MONSTER CAME TO SHOP WITH HIGH NOx. TESTED ALL SYSTEMS THAT AFECT NOx AND ALL ARE OK. DUE TO HIGH MILES, WE REPLACED 2 CATS. SAME NOx READINGS. TIMING IS OK, O2 SENSOR IS OK. HAS CODE FOR KNOCK SENSOR, BUT,... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor ckt)
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2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L TransferCase VIN: 1GHDT13S72
Hi everyone,i need help from you GM 4wd,Smarttrak Techs out there.I believe i have one with the "Bravada Bind".Customer came in complaining of powersteering bind at slow speeds.I didnt take long to find out the 4WD is engaged all the time.I checked the tire pr...
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2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L line pressure VIN: 5Y2SL63805
Car was brought to me with engine light on, & late firm shifts. Checked codes & found only P2716 "line pressure control solenoid open or short circuit. Cleared code after looking at freeze frame which was all readings were ok. Was able to engage solenoid with ...
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2001 Rolls Royce BENTLY ARNAG 6.7L Cooling Systems VIN: SCBLC31E41
Hi Guys, I got this 2001 Bently Arnage came in with check engine light on code p125 (coolant Temp) I clread the code drive for a while everything is okay, I noticed when start the car it dont matter cold or hot the temp gauge jump all the way to hot & check e...
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2003 Suzuki Aerio GS 2.0L No 2-3 shift and no reverse VIN: JS2RA41S43
After replacing blown head gasket and radiator(leaking), this car developed a trans issue. After a good road test, the trans would not shift into 3rd and would slip badly. Also no reverse after this happened. Code P0752 - Solenoid A stuck on - was in TCM. Very...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L check engine light VIN: 3VWRK69M12
hi vw tech's i have this jetta with the mil inop, called vw and they told me there are no bulbs listed. does this mean instrument cluster has to be replaced? light does not come on (has 3 codes) also does not come on in bulb check mode. mitchell wireing diagra...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWB341S25
HELP VW TECH!! This Jetta came in with high idle between 1800-2000rpm surging. When I disconnect MAF sensor idle would drop to 850rpm.I notice MAF sensor was reading 1-2 g/s @ idle no surge and STFT.+25, LTFT 0. Had 4 DTC with my genisys. 1.ECT circuit high, 2... Trouble codes: N/A (Ect circuit high volts), N/A (Ect circuit high volts), N/A (Ect circuit high volts), N/A (Ect circuit high volts)
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W6S
thanks to all that has replied several good tips thank you very much.well i thaught it was a ignition switch but i was wrong.i got one from the dealer and was still in the same boat (lol). ship sinking fast.again fuel presure was the issue.i had replaced pump ...
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1998 Dodge B1500 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB11X9W
First, thanks for all your help, and sorry for the delay in closing this request. We ran the van to warm it up which also seemed to maximize the # of misfires on 3 and 6. Still only misses at idle or under no load. Re-checked compression on all cyls. Found #3 ... Trouble codes: P0303, P0306.
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2000 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L fans inop VIN: 2B3HD46R1Y
WELL FELLOWS YESTERDAY WHEN I HAD CHECKED THIS VEHICLE I HAD POWER AT ALL RELAYS, THE 2 FAN RELAYS AND THE A/C RELAY WHEN I GOT IN THIS MORNING I CHECKED FOR POWER TO THE RELAYS AGAIN I STILL HAD POWER WHEN I REMOVED RELAY AND ISTALLED A JUMPPER WIRE I THE LOS...
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1997 GMC Yukon SL 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK13RXV
Hi and many thanks to all replys. After posting this help request, had a week off and did not want to tie up this truck. So last thing before going out the door, dumped 3 cans of Pro-Gard fuel injection cleaner in and returned to customer. First day back at wo... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire).
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1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3AM64JXR
I checked if the crank pickup had moved when I pulled the pulley off before - this is not a press on pulley, and i did not touch the belt in anyway, but the sensor ring moved freely around the crank when the bolt was out. Thanks for the help!
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2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, hard start VIN: JN1CA31D8Y
ok ..this head ache is done.. it had 4 problems. problem 1.would not stay running,i found the following issues at fault there.customer had someone put plugs in it.. well the shade tree only replaced the front three,with bosh no less.new plugs installed.also f...
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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L anti theft VIN: 1G3WH52M5V
fixed the problem with security light, according to iant members advises,the trick is leaving the key in the on position for ten minutes to reprogram the new key, did that and security light when out, customer did not want to espend more time to find out why v...
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2003 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T93
hey! well, i sent it to the dealer. it was prob the cam gear? the werd thing was that, on scanner, it showed vvt activate when almost to a stop, and go on and off a couple times. never when running it hard, or runing it any way, just comming to a stop at about... Trouble codes: P0012.
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