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1984 Audi 4000 S 1.8L cam timing VIN: WAUFA0815E
Hi all in IATN land. This Audi came in for running rich. O2 sensor was out the door. Replaced and dialed in the fuel system. Test drive revealed poor power. Struggled to make 60mph. Pulled timing cover to find the cam was 4 teeth slow. Confirmed TDC. Moved tim...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH64B21
This car is adding to my gray hair. Vehicle came in with engine noise, rough idle and mil lamp on. We found p0300, p0304, p0305, p0306, p1347 and p1522 stored. Left bank timing chain tenisoner had failed. We replaced that along with the timing belt. The engine... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301 (missfire 1), P0302 (missfire 2), P0303 (missfire 3)
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Cooling Fans VIN: WAULC68E12
Hello All, I have this Audi that overheats in traffic. Checked coolant level etc. OK, Tried turning defrost on then AC on to kick fans in, they still are inop. Obtained wiring diagram, everything to the fan control module checks out except the red wire with th...
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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUML44E84
Hello to everyone; I have a A8L here that will start with no problem and then stalls after 30 seconds. It will start right back up as if nothing has happened. It will do it everytime, run for 30 seconds then die and restarts immediately as if nothing was wrong...
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBAD12942
This is from a used dealer lot, The vehicle was sold and customer drove 10 miles and vehicle stall on freeway. Tow to shop and it's pouring rain out today. Their is no spark. Attempt to communicate with 0bd , no communication and during this process, I notice ...
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L radio VIN: 4USBT33413
Good afternoon BMW techs.I have a Z4 that was brought in with a radio problem.Turn the key to accessory or on and the radio works just fine.Start the car and the radio will work for approx 5 seconds and the speakers turn off,stall the car(put car in 5th gear a...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y3X
car came in running. the message display read anti thieft problem car may not start. there is no communication with any moduals. i checked the class 2 data line and there is 8 volts all the time. i replaced the pcm, now the car will not start and all symtoms a...
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2003 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L ride control VIN: 1G6KY54943
vehicle has intermittant service suspension system data in driver information center. sets randome codes for all four dampners in the shocks and struts. cleaned all conections at struts but still have code c0582 right front acuator circut low. can not duplicat...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Instrument panel illumination VIN: 1G1NDT52T4
Originally came in for no dash lights condition. I traced problem to the dimmer module under the instrument panel, mounted on a brace. Replaced module, lights worked 1 week.2nd Replacement module from dealer did not work- right out of the box. Thought I missed...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L encoder motor VIN: 1GCEK14T8Y
hello fellow techs, i have replaced 2 encoder motors for co308 code. each time i replaced it, it was fine for at least 1 day. customer states he didnt use 4wd and the light was back on with code c0308 again. checked motor circuit resistance ok at .3 ohms at th...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L excessive smoke VIN: 1GCHK23104
Thanks for the help. I have this truck here that smoke after it idles for a while. If you drive it, it will clear up. The smoke color is grayish bluish. After it sits a whole night it has a long crank. The tail pipe is full of black soot. Im leaning twards inj... Trouble codes: P0380
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GNFC13JO7
Things that should be sooo simple sometimes can boggle the mind and thats where I am right now. I have this Tahoe that customer brought in with complaint of low oil pressure and oil light coming on. verified complaint on short test drive. Has low oil pressure ...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L limp home mode VIN: 3C3EL45X2T
p1768 chrysler stuck in 2nd gear Trouble codes: P1768, 15 (eatx relay output always off)
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L leak VIN: 1B7KF26D0V
This truck has a fuel leak at the water drain valve on fuel filter housing. It needs a new valve, my problem is that The dealership says that the part is obsolete and they cannot get it. Aftermarket cannot find one, and I have also tried to find a used one wit...
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2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7GL22X91
Runs slightly rough at idle. After driving for a few minutes there is a definite misfire/crossfire. It continues to run poorly for a few minutes and then returns to normal with just a slightly rough idle. Misfire couter in datastream shows increasing misfire...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L turn signal and fuel gauge VIN: 3D7LU38C63
truck was in left front wreck, since back from body shop fuel gauge reads empty and low fuel light is on, also if park lights and or head lights are on turn signals flash fast, chime rings inside truck and lamp out message is displayed.& it flasheses.
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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L valvetrain VIN: 1D7HG48N14
Hello all! I am at my wits end with this truck. Customer came in with an overheat situation. Knowing the nature of this engine, check for coolant in the cylinders. Coolant verified, heads come off. Heads were both warped about .006. Replaced both heads with re...
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Laramie 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1D7HU18247
this is a used car lot vehicle. concern is while driving @ 60-7o mph at constant speed truck will momentarily cut out without warning, throw you forward in seat, rear tires will chirp, and engine will come back to life like nothing happened. test drove with mo...
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X5W
Long time customer randomly cannot start his car. Found that there is no fuel pressure and theft light is flashing. Traced the problem to a faulty Anti-Theft module (located in trunk). Ford has discontinued replacement part. Local salvage yards have not been a... Trouble codes: B1641 (no definition or information found - MOD Identifix or iATN)
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1998 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Heater blend door VIN: 1FBSS31LXW
I have checked for service bulletins and find nothing on this problem except for blend door problems. Have any of you been through this? I am missing something. Any help would be appreciated.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start, HARD START VIN: 1FTNX21FPX
new glow plugs and relay , ipr valve , updated injector o rings installed , uvc harnesses new ( some one else installed not here ) , checked hpop level cold it is fine , fuel psi ok 60 psi , compression is 380 still ok once truck runs and warms up it is fine a...
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2001 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L driveshaft VIN: 1FTZR15E91
this truck came in with a very bad vibration when speed hit about 45mph upto about 60 mph. inspected the driveshaft and found some play in the rear u-joint. replaced rear u-joint and problem is about 90% gone but still have a slight vibration at the same speed...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1FDSF35F21
I have checked everything on these vehicle and can not find anything wrong but the vehicle has no power on accel. Is there any other body that has had this no problem. All the sensor are good, fuel is good, oil is good and engine is good.
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L shift VIN: 1FTRW076X3
this is my brother's truck. truck was brought in for erratic shifting at high speeds, also 4th gear takes too long to kick in . there was no cel or OD light flashing, so we changed the fluid and filter. was brought back a couple of days later with OD light fla...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT Sport 3.0L rotors VIN: 1FMCU92Z15
2005 ford escape after 2000 miles returning with brake pulse steering type when brake is applied. ford garage had same issues with customer. they kept turning frt rotors. symptons also returned 1500-2000 miles later .customer finally gave up with them and gave...
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1993 GMC C6000 Topkick C6H042 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GDJ7H1P8P
need some fuel pressure specs on this truck my shopkey does not have the info(we normally do not work on these but he is a very good customer)poor idle no power and lean condition Trouble codes: 44 (lean)
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2005 GMC C4500 Topkick C4E042 8.1L Hesitation VIN: 1GDE4C1E55
This truck came from another shop.On the road when accelerating,motor will go to 2,000 rpm then stay there.Floor the throttle and it won't go past 2,ooo rpm.No engine or trans codes.When checking tac data both app sensors agree and both tps values agree.With k...
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2006 GMC Sierra 3500 SL 6.0L air bag light VIN: 1GDJK34U66
The SERVICE AIR BAG message is on the I.P. If you turn off the passenger side air bag the message goes out. It has code B0090 in it.(ACTIVE SWITCH VOLTAGE OUT OF RANGE.) I went down the trouble chart and it lead to the (I.P.module disable switch) I replaced th...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGCG3257X
customer complains that at a stop light, it feels like it surges or jumps forward?. no problems found in computer except a rear o2 begining to go bad, but has not matured into a code yet. I can't duplicate it, but I have the car for the day and will drive it a...
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2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG31781
replaced pcm per customer request, per dealer. replace a/f sensor two times and a/f sensor relay once. checked tsbs found one about fuse 6 but is ok check alt. wiring per tsb nothing found. ran code flow charts two times and no problem found. Trouble codes: P1166, P1167
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Dome light VIN: 1J8GL58K82
The dome light and interior lights turn on with the key off. I can check them through my scanner and they work fine, but if the dimmer switch is in any position but off they turn on. I can't see what the bcm is doing with the car off. Also the speedometer has ...
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KHDJC7339S
mil is on after two days of normal driving, sets p0337, but does not affect driveability. everything seems to be working great...took it on a test run and noticed no problems, starts great, runs great but lamp on two days after being cleared. checked for tsb's... Trouble codes: P0337 (crankshaft sensor/wiring circuit)
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Mechanical VIN: SALME11444
Hey BMW/ROVER Techs, Hopefully Someone can shed some light on this one, This was traded into us with a bad head gasket, We never got to run the engine long enough to determine its status. Replaced both banks gaskets, Correctly installed the cams & vanos. We us...
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2001 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hvac VIN: 5LMFU28A61
T/stat seems to be working ok, but no heat to the front vents. Heat works great to rear unit. AC work greats on both units. Took pin tests to EATC on #18 and as you move temperature settings to cold to hot the voltage changes. Also can visually see the Temp bl...
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1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1TA2217S
Customer brought car in complaining it was acting like it was running out of gas but not till it has been drove a mile or two. I started by changing fuel filter apon customers request, this did not help. I checked regulated fuel pressure which was 28,29 lbs wh... Trouble codes: P0135 (Oxygen sensor heater circuit bank 1 sensor 1), P0155 (Oxygen sensor heater circuit bank 2 sensor 1), P1521 (manufacturer controlled vehicle speed idle control and auxiliary inputs), P1522 (Manufacthrer controlled vehicle speed idle control and auxiliary inputs)
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1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22D2T
This vehicle has been here for several days and has been extremely exhausting at this point. Vehicle originally came in with codes P1195 and P0400. There are no symptoms of any kind, vehicle appears to be running well. However, check engine light will prevent ... Trouble codes: P0400 (p1195-), P1195
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2007 Mazda 3 i 2.0L variable valve timing VIN: JM1BK12F37
Vehicle now throws code p0011 current, and immediately sets MIL and code p0016 pending on first start after codes are cleared. Lack of power and strange throaty intake noise on acceleration. Also has distinctive deep ticking noise that sounds like one cyl. Kil...
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L Radio VIN: WDBCB25D4G
Car was in storage for 9 years and the radio has lost the coding. Alldata says that the radio should come up asking for code (I don't believe I have the code). The radio only comes up with straight bars. Is there any way of obtaining the code and inputting it ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L No gear engagement VIN: WDBRF84J83
Hey guys ...we have this mercedes in the shop ..vehicle came in lost all gears ...when you have it in drive sounds like something inside is grindin and it wont go in any of the gears even reverse...Check engine light came On Code P0730 pulled which is incorrec...
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1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L egr monitor VIN: 4M2DV1110V
cleaned egr passages replased vacume hose to egr valve reset check eng light van has 1/2 tank of gas all monitors have ran with exception to the egr monitor we have driven the van for hours every thing seems good car now dies when vac is applied to egr at idle... Trouble codes: P0400
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cruise control/Brake lights VIN: WMWRH33556
Hey everyone, I need some help. This mini cooper came in with cruise control inop and no brake lights. Had code for brake light switch intermittent. Replaced switch, cleared codes and test drove 35 miles without failing. Car comes back a week later with same p...
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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start VIN: 1G3GR62C0V
Came in as a no start found plugs flooded replaced ran for about 2 minutes then wouldn't restart. Determined we had a foriegn fluid in the fuel. removed all the fuel via the fuel pump. Put fresh fuel in still no start. Seems to keep flooding plugs for some rea...
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1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3GR62C3W
This car came in stalling after driving for over 20 miles. It will stall at idle only. I did get it to act up once with throttle pressure, but the RPM was still below 1200. When the stall occurs, the 24x and 4x signals from the ICM to the PCM stop pulsing. Th... Trouble codes: P1599 (Engine Stall or Near Stall Detected)
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1993 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L Hesitation, VIN: 2G2FV22P4P
i have a problem the fuel tank is making to much presure i replaced the presure control at the charcol canister and purge solinoid all seems to be working as for solinoid when driven for a wile can smeell fuel stop can hear vapor presure at fuel cap release ca...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2NE52E0X
What is happening to this car is weird , I never run into something like that before , here is the problem ; the car runs very good , idles very good , but after going to the gas station to put gas , put some gas in in the tank ( not neceserally full) , and ...
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GMDX03E5Y
Vehicle came in with complaint of intermittent surge and stall. Verified complaint and noticed at time of occurance that Tach would jump all over the place. checked all grounds and power sources for good connections. Replaced both crankshaft sensors and camsha...
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2001 Saab 9-3 Viggen 2.3L Clutch VIN: YS3DP35G42
We haven't had the symptom occur for us, but the customer states that after driving on the freeway for 30 to 45 minutes, the clutch pedal will take approximately 50% more effort to push and disengage. The only thing I can think of is that perhaps the heat caus...
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1993 Toyota Pickup 2.4L ping VIN: 4TARN81AXP
the truck pings if you crowd the throttle in 5th gear, it will ping from 45-53mph. i have replaced fuel and air filters, spark plugs, checked timing, and removed and inspected the egr for leaking past the seat.
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2000 Toyota estima 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: GHACR30WMR
hi this is a curly one customer said mil comes on near the top of a hill code is for a lean condition pressure tests fine new filter in tank this system has no fuel return pipe might be pump or afm dont like to guess all checks out fine in the shop only happen... Trouble codes: 0171 (lean code)
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2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L steering angle sensor circuit VIN: 5TDBT44A22
Customer came in saying that he went to the car wash and blasted off the engine compartment,then the abs light and check engine light came on,never was on before this,we air dried all the electrical connectors to the abs unit reset the computer but the abs lig...
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2004 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B84
After diagonis codes, replaced computer,with used one per customer,codes were gone for 3days now back constantly.Retraced all wires ,voltage stays at 3.3volts on both,even when unplugged on Scanner and voltmeter when key is on.Has battery voltage on the other ... Trouble codes: P0135 (AFS heater circuit bank 1S1), P0155 (AFS heater circuit bank2S1)
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2005 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TDZT38A45
Not real familer with this code, was hoping someone has seen this code before.I replaced the driver module per tsb, check power and ground at module. Any help will be greatly appretiated. Thank you John Trouble codes: P0418 (Air injection system air pump malfunction)
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L vibration on acceleration VIN: WVWMA63BXX
Whats up...I have a passat that has a bad vibration on acceleration. I replaced the left motor mount and the front stub mount is real good. The right mount doesnt look too bad and the axles look great. This is an automatic, are these known for a torque convert...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCP21C23
I checked all glow plugs, grounds, and bridge circuit - can't fine anything wrong. Vehicle throws the code immediately upon starting. Only weird thing I noticed is that bridge circuit voltage is on only for a split second when key is turned to start position. ... Trouble codes: P0671 (1 Glow Plug Circuit)
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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D9X
This car was towed to our shop barely running. Replaced and re-programmed ETM after retrieving numerous throttle codes ( car is past 10 year warranty period), replaced brake pedal height sensor ( also for trouble code relating to same), replaced accelerator pe... Trouble codes: ECM90, ECM91, ECM90, CEM1A, CEM2E
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2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Transmission VIN: YV1TS92D92
We have a high pitched whining noise coming from the transmission. It only happens at idle and goes away when raising the RPM. If RPM's are raised or the vehicle is being driven the noise goes away. It doesn't matter if the vehicle is in Park, Neutral, Reverse...
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L ONE Intake valve VIN: WAUBF78E86
OOPS! I'm late! This car went directly to the back burner. We're awaiting the results of the customer vs. insurance company discussion. This is a strange one, and there were suggestions of overpressuring the lifters with cold oil, valve stuck in the seat (...
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1995 BMW 318i 1.8L cam gears VIN: WBABK6328S
Thank you to all who replied, and yes there are special tools to set up the cam and crank timing, one is a block that bolts to the back of the cyl. head to hold the cams in position, and the other is a pin that goes thru the block and into a hole in the flywhe...
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L door handles VIN: WBAFB3340Y
Tnank you for all the replies, everyone was dead on the money about replacing the "carriers". customer elected to replace the front door carriers and the repair worked well. some cheesy engineering by bmw will likely result in lots of these carriers breaking a...
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L air bag light VIN: 4USBT33483
Thanks for all your replies! Avinash [...] nailed it in the head. I did check the power & wiring before deliver the car to the dealer for part warranty. Check the power to the seat recog. detector module at the yellow connector under passenger seat,so I fig...
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1998 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Coolant Level Ind. VIN: 2G4WF521XW
Thank you everybody for the replies. The problem went away when the NAPA coolant level sensor was removed and an OEM sensor was installed. At the same time a heater hose was removed and the thermostat housing vent was opened when the cooland was added back i...
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2001 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Intake Manifold VIN: 2G4WF55141
All of you that said lower intake gasket are right!! I quoted the customer worse case for lower intake gasket, I tore it all down and sure enough the middle intake coolant ports were shot just like all the other intake gaskets on GM vehicles. I wasen't sure of...
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2005 Buick Century Limited 3.1L heater VIN: 1GBHC24U45
hi technician i fix this car,change the blend door motor,i apreciate to all of you for your help thanks very much.
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L steering angle sensor VIN: 1G6DM57NY3
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP: ROBERT FROM INDIANA, STEVEN FROM IDAHO, JOSEPH FROM NEBRASKA, PAUL FROM NEW MEXICO, JAMES FROM INDIANA, SHAHARAZAD FROM NEW YORK, PAUL FROM NEW YORK, ANDREW FROM MASS, ALFONSO FROM FLORIDA AND JIMMY FROM ILL, EVERYONE WAS IN AGREEMENT...
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1985 Chevrolet S10 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCBS14E7F
Well i would like to thank everyone for the help. Some reply's made no sense at all. I was suspecting the reman distributor to have a defect in it, so i was gonna order a new one instead of reman. Few and far inbetween on them. Ordered another reman(readilly a...
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1985 Chevrolet K20 Custom 5.7L engine block VIN: 1GCGK24M4F
I tried heating the pins and letting them cool to remove the hardness, it didn't work. I took a couple of regular bolts, not head bolts, cut off the heads and used them as guide pins. It worked great...
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1988 Chevrolet C2500 Silverado 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 2GCFC29K0J
well thanks to all the truck is now running fine. I changed the distm with a brand new one and still nothing so we changed the computer and that was what it seems to be so far all is good. Thanks to all who helped.
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2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L No Start, Interm. Long Crank VIN: 1GCHG35F8Y
It was a bad PMD module. I put a remote one in that was located to a much cooler environment. Look up Stanadyne's website for their "Bullet Proof" DS Pump Mounted Driver.. Thanks for the six replies. Arne Trouble codes: P0380 (Glow Plugs intermittently).
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2002 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDM19X2B
Vehicle left shop with no light and no codes, replaced gear again with new GM one. Feel confident that camshaft replacement would prevent repeat failures, but customer has opted to replace gears as needed rather than get into cost associated with new camshaft.... Trouble codes: P1345.
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1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3EJ56H6S
The owner of this car decided to sell it "As is" as a mechanic's special for whatever she can get for it. The problem was never fixed. None of the solutions provided by all of you guys proved to be the one elusive solution that would correct the problem. Unfo...
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1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L Engine VIN: 1B3ES62Y7T
Thanks to all who replied. Valve seals did end up resolving the smoke issue with this Neon. Your input was helpful in my decision to go ahead and leave the head on and just install the seals.
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2001 Dodge Durango 5.9L front evap box VIN: 1B4HS28Z21
we did update the front box with a new cam actuator, dought all the doors were ok, what was really causing the problem was the control module. Also the customer told us that the rear system was not blowing hot air, well we found an auxiliary coolant pump on th...
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2003 Dodge Intrepid SXT 3.5L speedometer inop VIN: 2B3HD56GX3
I am ashamed that I needed to be reminded of this: I worked on trannys in a Dodge dealer for years and never checked that the pinion factor was programmed. Thanks, you guys were right on - the speedo came back to life immediately. I also advised the guy abo... Trouble codes: P0152 (o2 volts too high), P0132 (o2 volts too high).
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2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L MIL Lamp on, P0420 VIN: 2D4GP44L04
Thanks for all the great responses. What I did find out was that all the catalytics were replaced by the dealer. I was also wondering why the dealer didn't question why the catalytics were plugging up. I decided to start my diagnosis from the begining and foun... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst efficiency below threshold).
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, SPARK KNOCK VIN: 3D7MU48C24
GOT this one fixed. changed #2 fuel injector and it fixed the problem. I fixed it buy guess because I had changed #1,3,4,&6 already. One mentioned timing which is not the case with comon rail diesels. I guess I was lost on the calibrating injector part never h...
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1989 Ford Ranger S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A9K
morning guys...customer pulled the pin on this one...tried many suggestions, a few of which i had tried before...most centered on poor grounds...added some and cleaned others, nothing helped... strange thing, at idle no load, charging system has 14.7 volts an...
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1998 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Speedometer VIN: 1FTZR15X6W
Thanks to all the people who replied. A few of you were right. Turns out the Module DOES need to be reprogramed. Took it to Ford. Truck now runs great. Thanks again guys
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L vibration VIN: 1FAFP4041X
Found the problem to be caused by a faulty dpfe sensor causing a ultra rich condition when the egr system turned on at the wrong time. Replaced dpfe and retested vehicle is running correctly. Thank you everyone for all your help. I did find other problems w...
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L alternator VIN: JHLRD68404
After all was said & done turned out the alternator(oem) was bad. The connector had been replaced and it seems alldata's wiring diagram was off. We had another 04 crv in the shop and we looked at the wiring and found the e.l.d. wire was mixed up when connect...
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2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDN45D43
New ECM installed and programed and 1 week later still no problem. Will keep or fingers crossed after all it is a Hyundia
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L all VIN: JAATFS25H3
Thanks to all 4 members who took the time to offer help. All 4 replies were correct in the process to check the transmission oil level and when we checked it all was okay but oil needed changing. On the request of the owner we bought a new filter and when we r...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4G258S9T
Thank you to all 12 members that replied. The vehicle has been gone for over 2 weeks. Regarding the possibility of crank/cam sensors. We replaced them with Jeep parts right from the beginning. Regarding the possibility of wiring harness issues. We spent half a...
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1992 Mazda MX-3 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1EC4329N
I must apoligize, as I have not found the diag connector for this vehicle. I know where it is supposed to be, but it's not there. If the vehicle does come back in and I am able to locate the connector I will share that info with you. Thanks again.
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2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM3LW28J93
did find the PCV hose collapsed, cleared up all the issues. Thank you
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2002 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D82
after further checking and double checking i found the crank sensor plug had a pin slightly bent from trying to reinstall harness from underneath.i found that with a little work the sensor can be accessed from the top by removing air filtre box and hoses and h... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725.
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1997 Saab 900 SE 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YS3DF75NXV
Thanks all for your help, vacume lines were off at two locations and fuel filter was clogged. Simple but When another shop toutches the vehicle first and left all bolts to fuel tank loose makes your head spin. Tks again. Robert Trouble codes: P0106 (manafold absolute pressure/barametric sensor performance), P0300 (multipule [...]).
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2003 Toyota Highlander 3.0L all shifts VIN: JTEHF21A33
Well the vehicle is fixed and I'm sorry to have bothered everyone. Maybe someone will get a good laugh. I came in early this morning and jumped on this thing. I scoped the line pressure control solenoid and didn't see an obvious problem, but of course I've nev...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L ecm VIN: 3VWSK69M84
thanx to everyone who replied,cluster was bd,replacd with new one.
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