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2002 Acura TL 3.2L lights VIN: 19UUA56666
turn headlights on only right front comes on, turn engine off and on only left front comes on--i am going crazy
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2005 Acura RL 3.5L Misfire VIN: JH4KB16505
help!!! this car came from another shop. when you first start the car it runs rough and mis-fires. when you give it gas, it sputters then revs ok and then idles ok. if you drive it up the road easily, it is ok, but under a load it mis-fires. we have check fue... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAV33491
this car came to us with a no start isue, a scrap yard DME and a fuel fouled cylinders. we removed the plugs, oiled the cylinders for 24 hours.we put tye OEM DME back in, new plugs checked the fuel system and changed the fuel fouled oil. At this point we had n... Trouble codes: 209 (ews)
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L airbag VIN: WBABN33461
before replacing the control module i had 5 codes. after replacing i have 10 codes. does the control module need to be flashed after replacing? any help is greatly appreciated.
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4GD2219S
Hi Folks, This customer said this symptom just started a couple of days before he brought it in. Check engine light on, lack of power until full throttle, severe 2 second engine cut out. After replacing everything in the repair history and erasing the code the... Trouble codes: 260 (QDM 2 Fault), 341 (Camshaft Sensor Signal Erratic), 361 (EST not toggling)
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
Hello fellow techs, We have a strange caddy problem. Customer had fuel pump replaced at another shop, we test drove car and it showed 16 gal fuel at first, then it went to empty. The fuel pump wiring looks ok. This car also has strange electrical issues, the c...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1G6KF57953
hi to all i have a 03 cady dts with a vibration at 65 to 80 we have road forced bal all four wheels alianment good has anyone ran into vibration poblems with the dts thanks jeff
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1988 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.0L No Start VIN: 1J1CC1113J
Hi, i have a 88 cav with a no start that is killing me. Fuel pressure is ok @ 15 psi, new pump was installed. The weird thing is the inj spray is very weak so we swapped an inj no change, but if u unplug the ect sensor it will start. It isnt getting enough fue...
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1989 Chevrolet V1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEV16K4K
Ok here it is in short ladies and gentlemen,I have a 1989 chevy suburban,I have owned this vehicle for 3 years bought it with a bad transmission from auction.the vehicle sat up in my yard for 3 years until a neighbor needed a vehicle to borrow.it has a gm crat... Trouble codes: 43 (esc problem), 44 (lean exhaust)
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1990 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCDC14K6L
i have this truck which will not start due to inadequate injector pulse (ground signal from ecm) the ground pulse is there but very weak, power side is batt voltage any time key is on or cranking, i have swapped ecm and complete dist from a running truck to no...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1G1FP23F6M
This vehicle came in a month ago for a no start condition. I asked for your help back then and correctly identified the problem as bad (shorted) fuel injectors. Replaced injectors and vehicle ran great for 3 weeks. Now it's back. It will start right up and r...
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1996 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Power Door Lock VIN: 1GKGC26J2T
Hello All, I have a Suburban that is not looking like a easy one to diagnose. Here is what is happening: Driver's door lock switch will lock all doors and unlock driver's door only. Passenger door lock switch will lock all doors and unlock DRIVER'S door onl...
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1997 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCGC29R2V
all wiring harrness been ckecked for any short unable to go further at this point any help would be most thankfull Trouble codes: P1345
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L compressor VIN: 1GCHC29U01
about 14000 miles ago another shop installed compressor, acum and orifice. vehicle came in to us with compressor locked up. installed new a/c delco compressor, acum and orifice. flushed complete system. oil was black. after installing new parts. truck did not ...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L starting and instrument gauges VIN: 2G1WH55K41
Hey guys hope you can help me here. I have an 01 Impala here that came in for heater control (no change over from hot to cold) and blower motor only working on high. Replaced HVAC control unit and blower motor resistor. No change with same symptoms. Now heres ...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Tourque converter VIN: 1GCHK23173
Came in with a p0741 ocasionally a air heater circut code comes up but the p0741 is always there for TCC performance stuck off. At 97% applied the slip is 400-500 rpm. Added shudder stop took down to like 200rpm slip. Replaced tourque converter same problem. D...
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK13T13
Complaint is missing at idle, with check engine light on & flashing @ times. Scan tested with tech2 & seen #8 misfiring bad under 1200 rpm, & #7 about 1/2 misfires of #8. All other cylinders ok. Spark is excellant to cylinders(tried 2 diff plugs, coil, wires e... Trouble codes: P0300
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Unknown VIN: 1GCEK19V13
Good evening all This is my personal truck.When the transmission shifts it makes a zinging noise you can here inside the truck,it doesnt do it all the time or if you take of real fast.It just does it when your just taking off from a dead stop and driving moder...
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1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L data stream VIN: 2C3HD46T6X
have vehicle in for drivability concern.no noticable changes in idle,power losses,fuel mileage.noticed during initial check that pulse width,cam & crank sync state,dis signal are changing. pulse width is changing from normal idle reading of 15.42 to 246.72 wi...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L MIL Lamp on, rev limiter VIN: 1C3EL46J94
Vehicle arrives with a code p0344, tested and found no signal out of cam sensor, customers boyfriend recently changed it once. replaced cam sensor, still has hard code p0344 but now had signal out of sensor, tested for signal at pcm, was also present. replaced... Trouble codes: P0344
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2006 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A4GM68406
hi amigos. im going crazy with this truck, i hope some one knwos about this problem that i have, im working on this 2006 chrysler pacifica touring with the 3.5 eng. we allready replaced, o2 sensors [2] and the e.c.m. and we check the wiring. and still have the... Trouble codes: P0135, P0138
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1998 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L all gears VIN: 1B4HS28YXW
hello to all, I need help from the transmission experts. i am fixing this durango, it started off as a 5.2l engine. when i got it the motor was blown. i got a 5.9l engine for free so i put it in, is was told the the computer would run it. got the motor in and ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L Hemi Rocker arm shaft VIN: 1D7HU18D53
Hello, We are replacing one of the rocker shafts on this truck due to damage incurred when it broke a valve spring and dropped a valve. The problem we have is the new replacement rocker shaft assembly we got from Dodge has NO spacers between the rocker arms,...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L exhaust manifolds VIN: 1D7HU18D74
I have just replaced the exh. manifold gaskets and bolts on this truck and realizes I don't have the torque specs. for the bolts. Can anyone provide these for me? Thanks Rob
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2005 Dodge Magnum R/T 5.7L seat weight VIN: 2D8GV58235
I need to calibrate the seat weight in a Magnum. Does anyone know the individual weight of the weights in the miller special tools # 9077 kit? I need the weights so I can use steel plates today as I don't have access to the factory kit and don't want to spe...
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2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Engine VIN: 2B3LA43H86
Hello and thank you for all your help in advance. I have a 2006 Dodge Charger with a 5.7. It is a highway patrol car. Car come in with a overheating problem. At high speeds, 80mph and above, the coolant gauge will slowly start rising till it gets hot. It will ...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L fuel injector VIN: WDYPD64436
I am trying to remove a fuel injector from this diesel motor and it is extremly tight. Does anyone have the "majic trick" to removing these, or can anyone tell me where I can buy the specialty tool to remove them?
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1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEE14Y4L
Weird problem on this E150, I'm thinking ECM but open to any suggestions. Van will intermittently not start (will start & run poorly with throttle open), when problem occurs the fuel pump stays engaged KOEO, and no communication is possible with scanner. If I ...
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1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3FALP1130W
hey guys thanks in advance for the help. problem is car came in running bad. low compression on #2 cyl. r and r head, t belt,and ect... had trouble with the cam timing due to the vct phaser and vct solinoid. car now has missfires under load when warm. changed ...
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1999 Ford F-150 4.6L gem wont program VIN: 1FTRX18W3X
ok here is my problem i have this F150 were trying to put a GEM module in and it wont reprogram. I have an IDS with the latest version 63 updates. Im kinda a newbee to the IDS so here is what i understand... when booted up the program inhales all data from pro...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72X7Y
greetings to all this truck is setting rich codes for both banks,i [...] sensors and both read 800 mv fuel trim is -25 on both bamks i have looked at my coolant sensor and mass air flow and all looks well.i checked fuel pressure and i have 65 psi at idle,a... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX20L02
Hello techs, towed this one in off the road and I'm stumped. Customer was driving along an suddenly it got noisy and lost almost all power then died when he let off the gas. Will start but makes lots of noise that sounds like lifters clattering and has codes f... Trouble codes: P0305 (5 misfire), P0307 (7 misfire), P0308 (8 misfire)
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMZU73K15
Customer conplaint. Died and wont restart. next day when the tow truck shows up it started and they drove it onto the tow truck. Droped off at the shop and it ran for 10 sec and died. I went out to bring it into the shop 30 min later and it started and I got i... Trouble codes: P0121 (TP sensor range), P0122 (TP sensor circut low), P0223 (TP sensor circut high)
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMFU18585
Dear IATN Techs, i have this Ford Expedition that belongs to an uncle of mine. They brought it in because of a no start at times. The 4th time they couldn't get it started, went to his house, vehicle was in garage. Tried starting it--started right up. Brought ...
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2006 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L dash lights VIN: 1FMEU73EX6
Initially noticed that the dash lights are blinking fast.Goes out and comes on rapidly.Also has trouble cranking because of anti-theft..After several attempts it will crank and sometimes start and sometimes just cranks..I suspect that the cluster is bad..The f...
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1995 GMC K1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GTEK19K3S
Greetings, this is my first time on iATN and I desperately need some help/insight to the problem I am having with this GMC. As stated I replaced the map sensor after testting and finding the original one to be hovering at 4.0v . I also replaced the connector t...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM66593
this accord dies at times while at idle. customer said it acted up a month ago for a week and has been fine since. acted up yesterday and check engine light came on this time. while driving after check engine light came on instrument cluster and radio both qui... Trouble codes: P0685
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2005 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD77855
Replaced canister vent shut valve. checked voltage at FTP sensor 2.5 volts open evap canister purge valve at manifold and voltage drop down to 1.8 volts and engine ilde changes runs rough. check and blew out all hoses to atmoshere and also ran without hoses ho... Trouble codes: P2422 (evap vent valve stuck closed)
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L shifting VIN: 1J4GL58K32
hi have a jeep liberty with a 45RFE trans that has a code for P1776 Solenoid switch valve latched in L/R position. performed shift lever test passed. i can only get it to happen when overdrive button is used then trans will go in to limp in. used diag tree per...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge, Misfire, power loss VIN: 1J4GN48S53
Sometimes this Jeep will run normally at in-town speeds. It often looses power on the highway and won't go faster than 100 km/hr. It doesnt want to rev much past 3200. If you mash the gas pedal, it will bog severely and refuse to go past 4000 rpm and the CEL f... Trouble codes: P0300 (P0301- missfire 1 alone all morning), P0301 (missfire 1 alone all morning), P0305 (missfire 5 alone later in the day)
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1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT8UZ30C4N
Vehicle came in 2 days ago, customer complaint car has mis-fire under load. Once the car is around 40-50MHP, it run fine.We verified the problem, vehicle has a bad mis fire at all times, check spark OK, check Ignition coil OK, Fuel OK. However upon futher test...
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1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V3S
Hello Ford Techs, this one is getting the best of me. Car was to come in for a broken ext. door handle but came in on the hook with a no start condition. Fuel pressure is OK, no spark and no injector pulse. Went right to the crank sensor and replaced it, no ch...
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1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBBA45A4E
This Benz is what I refer to as a resurrection, it sat for a long time and I could write a book on what we have been through thus far. We did not throw parts at it, all parts were replaced due to failing tests. I now have a very rough running vehicle, especial...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L compreesor VIN: WDBJF55FXV
I have a E320 that has no compressor engagement. I have pulled codes from a/c controller 227 outside air temp 231 coolant temp no info supplied by Mitchell. I did a sensor value test and both sensor values read "E". Wire diagrams do not show sensor connector p...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L check engine,srs, abs, esp, srs bas VIN: WDBNG75J3Y
THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR READING THIS GUYS.. THIS ONE IS REALLY BEATING ME UP. IT CAME TO ME WITH CHECK ENGINE, SRS, ABS, BAS ESP MALFUNCTION LAMP ON.I HOOKED MY MODIS AND GOT DOZENS OF CODE FOR EACH SYSTEM. LIGHTS WOULD COME ON INTERMITTENT EACH TIME I STARTED T...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L altenator VIN: WDBUF26J15
cust brought for regular service and said battery light was on in display.pulled codes and got the above listed ones.4 are for the altenator and one is for glow plug control.the car is charging 14.0 volts at the battery in the rear of the car which is new.the ...
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L interior lights VIN: 2MELM74W4V
this vehicle has a lighting issue. the dome light and courtesy lights stay on all the time. while driving, after shutting car off etc. there are no trouble codes. sometimes it will turn off after key is removed for about 15 minutes.
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Steering VIN: 2MEFM75W2Y
the problem i have with this vehicle is that it has a pull to the right. then i turn the vehicle to return to the shop it pulls left.if i turn the vehicle again it pules right again.this problem is why it is here.any help would be appreciated thank you, steve
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2000 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y3Y
I have a Xterra that came in with mil light on running fine,it set a code p1320, after inspecting the truck I found it was missing the 2.2 ohm resistor that takes primary signal to ecm. I put together a resistor a little over 2 ohms and the light is off. The p... Trouble codes: P1320 (Primary ignition fault)
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2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41F55
Came in with the left headlight out, had to remove air cleaner, got a bulb from dealer and installed, hooked everything back up. Now the "Check Engine" light is on. Checked with the customer, the light hasn't been on. Afraid we don't have a Consult II. Any hel... Trouble codes: P1148 (closed loop bank 1), P1168 (closed loop bank 2), P1031 (air/fuel ratio sensor meter)
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1987 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Touring 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G3CX5132H
This olds has what feels like an intermit. misfire at light loads 1500 to 2000 rpm mainly going up hills. VERY intermit. to the point I've only experienced the symtom 2 times in the past year. Had my vantage and scan tool recording while it acted up once with ...
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NL52E61
This car misfires after sitting for a while, but only on cyl #1 and only for 10-30 seconds or so then it smoothes right out. I have swapped plug and wire with others to see if the miss moves, but it does not. I removed upper intake and fuel rail, pressured up ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0442
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1995 Other Asian EX200-5 4.0L Alignment
why on Hitachi excavator EX200-5,one side chain tread run faster so it will run to one side? Can not find linkages bent.The machine work slowly.Seem the hydraulic system has some trouble. Thank you for your help.
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1986 Pontiac Fiero SE 2.5L Rear Brakes VIN: 1G2PE37R7G
I'm pulling my hair out. This is a simple no ABS 4 disc system. If I pull up the e brake and then hit the brake pedal it stays high and solid. Take the e brake off and the pedal goes low yet still remains solid. I performed the TSB to take up additional play b...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L pass key VIN: 1G2NW52E51
About every three to four months this car will crank no start. Security light flashing. If you perform key relearn proceedure. It will start and run and be ok for the few months.I have checked all connections and customer has only one key. Thanks in advance fo...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Mechanical VIN: WP0AA2991X
Hello Porsche Techs! Customer brought this vehicle after storing it for about 6 months. We changed oil and started it up with no problem. Everything was fine until engine warmed-up - there is a ticking noise like bad lifter coming from right head area. Freque...
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2004 Rover Range 268.4CID MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMF11474
Looking for help for code p1173. Alldata does not show this code. What is the code and what might cause it? Truck runs fine with no problems. Thank for help. Trouble codes: 1173 (unknow)
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2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: YS3EF5829Y
Attention all Saab Techs: Have a crank no start condition on this Saab 9-5 has no spark or injector pulse. Fuel pressure is within spec and the crank sensor is producing an ac voltage pulse. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
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1997 Saturn SL1 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZK527XV
hello we have this sl-1 with a cmp code. does anyone know if the ignition module acts as the cam sensor? scan tool does not list this code in troubleshooter. thanks for any help Trouble codes: P0341
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2005 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L chime VIN: 1G8AL52F95
hey guys need some help or direction on this saturn.the complaint for my brand new used car is that the chime does not operate properly.when the key is in the ignition the chime goes on. bcm data shows the key command changing when it is pulled in and out.ther...
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1997 Acura RL 3.5L drl/low beam VIN: JH4KA9652V
First, thanks to everyone who responded and gave their input. Eventually, the repair turned out to be the 'lowly' low beam cut- relay! Went to the auto wreckers and picked up a used relay for $10.00 and substituted and this fixed it. Coincidentally, reinstalle...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L serp belt tensioner VIN: WAUVT64B63
I was able to replace the tensioner after learnig what "Service mode" is on this car, and using that procedure. Not a bad job after pulling the front end out. Thanks to all for the help and encouragement. This iatn is a great source and tool. Deck
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L air suspension VIN: WA1YDA64B6
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. I WAS ABLE TO PUT VEHICLE INTO JACK MODE BY FOLLOWING MANY OF YOUR INSTRUCTIONS. THEN I WENT AROUND VEHICLE WITH SOAPY WATER AND FOUND A LEAK AT THE VALVE BLOCK WHERE ALL LINES CONNECT. WE ESTIMATED REPAIR BUT CUSTOMER SAID HE WOULD...
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Axle VIN: WBABJ6320S
Thanks for the tips. I thought that they were just stuck but wanted to make sure. As a few of you said lots of penetrant and BFH and heat seemed to do the trick.
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L coolant temp gauge VIN: WBAGG834X1
EVERY ONE WAS RIGHT WE RESET THE CLUSTER BY DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY AND GAUGE WORKS NORMALY NOW. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP
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2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53511
Further testing revealed fuel pressure was falling below spec at times. Vehicle had original fuel filter and pump. Replaced clogged filter and damaged pump. So far no additional problems. Thanks to all that responded. Trouble codes: 23824, 227 (o2), 228 (o2).
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1991 Buick Century Custom 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3G4AL54N6M
THIS CAR HAD A COUPLE PROBLEMS. FIRST THE IGNITION SWITCH WAS BAD. I PULLED IT OFF AND FOUND IT ALL BURNED UP. SECOND I FOUND IT HAD FOUR BAD INJECTORS. AFTER REPLACING THE IGNITION SWITCH AND FOUR OF THE INJECTORS, THE CAR RUNS GREAT. THANKS FOR EVERYONE... Trouble codes: 42 (electronic spark timing).
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2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L courtesy lamps VIN: 1G4HP54K04
customer returned with vehicle. found splice locations and wiring pinout charts. the fix was from a short in the wiring harness along the drivers door, someone had done prior work to the wiring harness, unrelated, and messed up the coating on 3 wires. it appea...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W6P
Thanks for all of the great suggestions. I had a lot of replies with different things people have found on these little monsters. It did end up being the CPI injector assembly.
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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L transfer case VIN: 3GNEK18RXW
Thank you all for the replies, recived 4. Jerry [...] sent info about a snap-ring breaking on output shaft of transfer case which seems like a posibility in this truck, customer just hasn't ok'd teardown or replacement. I will post a fix if and when truck is r...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Collision Repair VIN: 4687980989
Thankyou gentelmen, i wish i had have asked before doing this job, it was a total nightmare. I had made the mistake of pulling the old one out first, and i haden't thought about the concequences and i had not thought of attatching a fish wire prior to removal,...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Starting VIN: 2G1WH52K63
I would like to thank everyone that sent replies. Paul for Texas had a simular vehicle with the same problem, so I took his advice and replace the BCM again. So far so good. The client has not reported any problems. Most of the replies talked about the key tum...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L No Start, no start inter. VIN: 1GNEC13Z13
sorry for being so long to reply the taho is still at the dealer and runs every time its started; i had some decent replys aaron from alaska says he thinks i am chasing a ghost and he may be right i ohmed and checked connections on every coresponding circuit o... Trouble codes: P1626.
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L starter VIN: 1C3EL56U71
I want to thank everone for this help. replacing starter fixed problem. I very happy i subscribe.
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1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ46X0V
Thank you for all the help however this was an odd problem that I believe only one person was on the right track. It happens that the used engine we had bought(I'll never use that yard again) had the wrong intake cam installed in it which maded the timing mark...
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L bad VIN: 23NEPDIL4J
We had the trans set up for a 98-2000 24v since he has 2 of these and then figured for his 96 12valve we'll get one from a rebuilder thanks for the infor
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC13Z8X
looking at the schematic of the 02 ckt i found the heater ckt was fused w/ a 15A. The fuse was blown because of a shorted heater wire in the harness that was chafed. New fuse, repair wires to the 02 heater and the truck ran perfect. o2 signal went back to n... Trouble codes: P0132, P0138.
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Misfire, MELTED #7 SPARKPLUG VIN: 3B7HA18N92
Well, this truck went to the "Dodge Dealer". There they supposely diagnosed it, but not much help. My friend sent some BIG bucks with them as they threw parts & guess at the truck. They put in 2 new oxygen sensor (I had already switched from right to left). So... Trouble codes: P0307 (misfire cylinder 7).
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 3FTNW21F4Y
Thanks to all 11 reply's. Very helpful information. Seems truck needed injector seal's replaced. Customer decided to wait and decide later whether to fix or junk. Thanks again!! IATN what a great site!
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2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Accessories VIN: 1FAFP55U32
Thanks to everyone that replied. When we told the customer it would take a little time to figure out such an intermittent problem she decided to just drive the car (needs it everyday). So for now we dont have any way to test anything. Thanks again to everyone ...
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1F3G123GH2
From the replies, the voltage generated is an a/c voltage. I found melted wire insulation in the harness just above the sensor in the formed plastic harness protector. Separating them brought the signal back. So far the customer has not had any further probl... Trouble codes: P0340.
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1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCD5662R
So I finally got some time to tear into the car and slow down to re-think everything. Started to pull the timing covers off again and decided, what the hell, might as well check the cam key way, even though I KNEW it was there when I re-installed the cam gear,... Trouble codes: 21 (VTEC Solenoid Valve circuit malf.).
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1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF24M9W
Thanks for the input, i checked codes with Global OBDII and it showed me evap codes - customer rescheduled for repair. I will remember this one for future reference - thanks guys.
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2005 Hyundai Tiburon SE 2.7L cooling system VIN: KMHHN65D35
Hi, we ended up replacing the head on this car, there must have been a small crack in the head. What I failed to mention in my original post is that we tried to do the job without sending the head out for machining. lesson learned, no matter what the head look...
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1975 Jaguar XJ12 L 5.3L no injection signal VIN: UG2R553710
Thanks for all of the time -- this is a learning experience for me--I enjoy it. It appears that Jaguar, not being able to bring out the V12 with injectors first put on carburetors. This system had the multi-magnet disc which tripped the ignition. When they fin...
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1992 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L chime VIN: SAJHY174XN
Got good info from Terrence + Bob. I had previously disconnected battery overnite without success- then I went on vacation for two weeks and left battery disconnected. Got home, hooked up battery and presto- everything works. So we're running fine now but at t...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Transmission VIN: 1J4GZ278S5
Hi everyone, and thanks again for all the replies, I was able to talk the customer into purchasing a rebuilt transmission, he was hesitant at first, but I talked my boss into accepting payments from him, he has agreed and being that he is a regular customer, m...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4GW48S52
FINALLY FIXED! THE ELECTRIC FAN WAS WORKING BUT IT SIMPLY WASN'T SPINNING FAST ENOUGH. I REPLACED THE FAN AND NO MORE OVER HEATING. THANKS FOR EVERYONE'S HELP.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L chugs VIN: 1J4GW48S62
ALRIGHT I OVERLOOKED THE BASICS. I PULLED THE SPARK PLUGS AND FOUND THE GAP ON THEM TO BE DOUBLE WHAT THE SPEC. WAS. IT MADE THE VEHICLE RUN BETTER BUT THE CHUGGING WAS STILL THERE. I HAVE FINALLY CONCLUDED THAT THE CHUGGING IS SIMPLY BECAUSE THE ENGINE DOES...
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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Electronic VIN: 1J8GR48K27
thanks for your help everyone. we found that the gear selector replacement. turns out that the failed contacts in the selector was putting the transmission control module to go into limp home mode. we installed the selector two days ago and so far so good. tha...
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2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L Unknown VIN: SALAE25466
After much head scratching this car is fixed. Paul from Va was right on. Even though the local dealer said there were no updates to the transmission software for this problem, installing the latest software did stop this one from going into neutral at stops. ...
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2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Safety VIN: SALSH23467
check all the tire pressures and set to the spec's on the door frame and drive the car for a few miles or km's for the tpms .First time we failed to initiated the car.But the second time the drive ran at 40km/h for some time and solved the problem. Sorry for t...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM86SX2
Thanks to all but we fixed the turd thanks to Steve [...]. He nailed it with the vaccuum elbow at the oil seperator to the tube. You could not see it from the top side but the bottom had a hole in it. Thanks to all again. D. C. Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174 (p1540- veicle control command), P1540 (veicle control command).
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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L air blend door VIN: 2MEFM75W21
Thanks to all replies. Replaced the blend door motor fixed the problem.
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L ride control VIN: JNDR09XX2W
Well, as most of the replies stated, and as we suspected replacing the rear radius arm/control arm bushings did fix the problem. The customer has had the vehicle for two weeks now and told me over the phone today that they have not had any more problems since...
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2006 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D06
Well oddly enough, I sent the young lady to Nissan because there was a possible warranty issue with the code and the intermittent stalling evident. Turns out it needs a timing chain, with a new tensioner and the associated parts. Go figure, so never assume bec... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft positon sensor).
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1999 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FV22G8X
Thanks to all that helped. It appeared that white smoke is from overfueling, o2 voltage fixes rich inj time increases to 4 - 6 ms for no apparant reason then corrects after a while and runs well. suspected pcm problem . check connections and found corrosion at... Trouble codes: P0200, P0300.
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2002 Saturn L300 3.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R22
Hi guys, thanks for the help. After reading all your posts we was able to get the car to stall and found the crank sensor had opened internally. It did this after letting the car run for about a hour and turning it off and let it hot soak for 20 min. We rep... Trouble codes: P0727 (Engine Speed Circuit No Signal), P1780 (MIL Request by TCM).
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1991 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L steering VIN: JT5ST87K1M
well today i finally got the car to do what cust described the car will suddenly just pull the wheel all the way to left on its own kinda scary so its gotta be the valvesin the rack if anyone has helpful info please email me @ [...] thanks.
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1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L pedal vibrates VIN: JT3VN39W5M
We appreciate everyones input about this one, but here's one for the books. after much investigating, we found the vibrating pedal was cause by the left rear axle. what was happening, the hub was oscillating up and down just enough to cause an adverse effect...
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