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1997 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L block drain VIN: WAUGC84A3V
Help!! We were doing some routine brake work on this Audi, and noticed the coolant was getting dirty. Customer approved a coolant flush. We cannot get anything to drain from the 8mm allen plug at the left rear of the block. It is accessed through a passage in ...
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2001 Audi A4 1.8L no accelleration VIN: WAUDC68D51
Vehicle towed in, no compression. Found bent intake valves. Removed valve cover and found tensioner was bad and chain was bouncing around jumped a few teeth and ruined the intake cam and rear journals. We replaced the cylinder head and the company supplied reg...
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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78E77
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: AUDI TECHS PLEASE HELP. HAVE CHECKED VOLTAGES AT PEDAL SENSOR (G79) AND (G185) AND ALL ARE 4.96 VOLTS. I have also hooked vantage up to graph pedal sensor output on pin 4 & 6. Voltage at rest is .71 on sensor 1 (yellow blue terminal 4). S... Trouble codes: P2138
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1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L lack of power VIN: 34LD456679
hi, guys thes car idler god but when i step on the gas pedal theare is no power at all i check for the fuel pressure and is good,check fuses,the eml ligth is working fine.when i move the key to the secon posetion in 2 secons the light goes off. check for codes... Trouble codes: 12 (on the eml)
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1995 BMW 540i 4.0L Lighting VIN: WBAHE6324S
Hello BMW electrical techs. Need help on this one badly and much grateful for anyone give a tip on this one. Problem: No brake light, all the signals to light module are good, light module is a good one (tried this light module on similar model worked- made br...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L code info VIN: WBABJ7334X
The vehicle came in with a SRS light on. I checked for codes with a Baum scan tool. Codes 016 and 024 were retrieved. I cleared the codes and retested. Code 016 returned instantly and 024 did not. We gave very limited info on older BMW SRS system. I have no pi...
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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L ABS and Speedometer VIN: WBAGH8339X
Hello, This BMW has the ABS, Brake and traction control lights on intermittently. When the lights come on the speedometer quits working. I checked the codes when the car came in and it had a code 114. The speedo quit during the test drive and I rechecked the ...
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2003 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HR54K33
Friends this is first help request for help so forgive me if... um... Well... here's my sorry tale. This GM/Buick is the regular bread n' butter GM 3.8, I've worked on more of them than probably any other drive train. But this one has me in a twist. It stalls ...
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2005 Buick LaCrosse CXS 3.6L power steering VIN: 2G1WE56715
Replaced nut 3 times. Will go 3 to 6 weeks between time of blowing line out of pump. Car does not have to be turning for this happen. Can the pressure go high with out turning for this to happen? Could the pump be a problem along with a bad line?
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1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCT18WXN
Hi all. We have this S10 Blazer that came in and will not start after someone recently installed new heads on it. We have fuel psi 65, ignition and injector pulse. It has the CPI fuel injection, the type with one injector and 6 plastic lines. 3 of the cylinder...
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1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W7P
Hey calling all car gods!! This blazer is being a pain. The truck has got almost a misfire at idle, but i cant seem to pinpoint what cylinder it is, and also after you drive it when it gets hot the truck seems like it has no power... Almost like the exhaust is...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Air bag light VIN: 1GCCS19X1T
The air bag light stays on. There is an air bag code 42 Loop energy- Reserve voltage low. The light came on and has stayed on after a fender bender with damage to the front end. This happened over a year ago. We're trying to help a friend. We're an engine and ...
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L steering box VIN: 1GCDT19W8Y
when pulling into a parking stall turning full right then put in reverse and do not move truck and turn steering back to left very slowly ( really slow ) i can get the steering to lock as it nears the halfway back to center line of the box but not near the cen...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GCEK14W4Y
truck starts fine for e sec. or two unplug maf no change , no data at aldl there is power at the orange wire at aldl fuel pressure is 60psi security ligh is on but not blinking try to do a relarn but it acts like it donīt need a relearn or i canīt tell if it n...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Front pump VIN: 1GCHK29G41
Hey fellas, this truck has a scrapping noise coming from bell housing area. It only does it when it is cold and goes away when it warms-up. It is very intermittent. We suspect it is a front pump or convertor problem. Wondering if anyone has come across this be...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L hard start VIN: 1F567GFID1
What's been done: The fuel pump has been changed twice The electric connector for the fuel pump has been replaced Multiple tune-ups and oil changes New alternator New Serpentine New Battery and cables and other stuff I am pretty sure I have forgotten about! T...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L tac system VIN: 1GNET16S93
we test drove the vehicle, rpm will only go up to 2000 rpms, when we see the scanner it shows that engine load is at 100% at this point. no codes are set and low power mode light isn't on. any ideas would be appreciated. thanks
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Rear air temp door and Front air temp door. VIN: 1GNEK13Z13
Hey guys, I have two problems with this one. The rear air intermittently goes to the cold setting and gets stuck there. The other is the front heat on the drivers side is about 30 degrees colder than the passengers side. I think the blend door for the drivers ...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L trans VIN: 3GNFK16ZX4
Hi. Thanks in advance for any help. Ive got a low milage Suburban in for no trans engagement in Drive. You can manually shift to first and drive away, manually shift to second and third and all is well, but when put into drive it neutrals out. Reverse is fine....
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L 4x4 VIN: 1GBJK34D36
hi again guys, i have a 2006 chevy 3500 with 6.6l diesel with 4x4. problem is that the four wheel drive is not working. vehicle is equiped with a manual 4x4 floor mounted shifter. upon entry into shop, we found all fuses to be good, tried to retrieve codes re...
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2007 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Starter VIN: 2G1WB58K67
Greetings GM guys and Gals. This one was towed in by customer. Said he had shut it off one night and the next morning it wouldn't crank. NO aftermarket auto-starts or other goodies attached. Thought it would be simple but it's eating my lunch at this point. St...
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2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L can not fill tank VIN: 2C3AL56G41
ok heres one for the mopar guys. this one will not allow you to fill the tank when running. you can put in about 75 cents and the gun will kick off. If you turn the car off, it will go to $3 (APROX 1GAL)and click off but if you try it again, it will fill. any ...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 3A4FY8B46T
Customer reports that fuse #4 ignition feed fuse (underhood)blew every two days, especially when hot and when vehicle cruise on the freeway. I changed the fuse and drove it for two days- ok. Return the car to customer, she came back two days later, fuse blew. ...
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1992 Dodge Dakota 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7GL23Y8N
When the vehicle has sat for at least a day, when you try to start the vehicle it will only crank. Attached fuel pressure gage to schrader valve and used 4 wires with connectors to remote the fuel pump relay. Turning the key to the "ON" position, the DK BLU/...
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1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Steering VIN: 1B7HF16Y0T
I'm hoping someone has run across this before. The truck has a 4" suspension lift and 4" body lift. It was done in 2000 and never had a problem until about a year ago. My son let a friend use the truck and he broke the front wheel and studs going off roading. ...
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Starting VIN: 2B4GP243XT
This one should be interesting, The dash lights were not working so i changed the body module which was from a loaded caravan with a alarm system, that fixed all problems, drove the van for about a day and sold it, after the buyer got home he shut it off, went...
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2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Unknown VIN: 3D3MU48C93
vibration starts around 65kph tires are new and have been rebalanced,both driveshafts have been balanced,transfer case had been replaced for output bearing noise.clutch was just replaced,customer was concerned that it was time.all fluids were replaced 2 months...
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2003 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L all gears VIN: 1D4GP24353
This van was recently purchased used for my mother who had a recent stroke and is now in a wheelchair. The van has expensive modifications for wheelchair access and so has some additional value. Supposedly the transmission was replaced last year with a 30k uni...
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2007 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0L air bag VIN: 1B3HB28B37
i have this dodge caliper 07 model our scanner at the shop here is not up to date so i can not hook up to it i have to keep running down the street to another shop to get codes. the codes i got are B223D ocm dtc present, and B1BA6 occupant classification undet...
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1991 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FTEF14Y6M
eec power relay is opening cutting off the fue pump after warm up. also, if you tap on the eec power relay it shuts off, even before engine warm up. eec power relay and fuel pump reay have been changed with parts from the dealer. checked fuel pump amperage dra...
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1994 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L tcc VIN: 1FTCR15XXR
Thank to who read this, this trans will go into OD but will not lock torque converter. I test all three wire, Pin 37 power supply from ECM to tranny good 12V. Pin 52 Shift solenoid 3-4 good, Pin 53 TCC control good, I also check resistance both solenoid around...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56SXY
Hello This Taurus runs good 90% of the tine. Then it will develop a severe lack of power, as it runs on 3 cylinders. It runs on only 1,2,and3 when it messes up. The engine light will flash, suddenly it straightens out and runs great. It has COP, and when it w... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0306
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L fuel pump module VIN: 1FAFP55S1Y
I have this 2000 Taurus that intermittently loses power to the fuel pump driver module. Alldata doesnt show where the relay is that supplies power to the module. It is referenced in block diagram but not in schematics or in relay indentifications. Looking for ...
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2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP34391
Vehicle has no run condition when vehicle is cold and has set for three or four days. Has been towed in twice checked spark and had good spark both times and the last time vehicle started on carb cleaner and then let it set over the weekend and it started inst...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTNX21FX1
brake pedal spongy does not panic stop well. hydro boost system steering hard to turn at idle turns ok at higher rpm.when pressing brake pedal hard to turn steering wheel at idleor higher rpm.dont know much about hydro boost system. anyone ran into this proble...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L park aid VIN: 1MFMU18LX3
This is at a body shop. It was hit LIGHTLY in the rear. After they were done the park aid modules beeps whenever in reverse. The system passes the self test with the IDS and has no codes at all. If you disconnect the RR sensor it seta a code for the circuit s...
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Seat,4x4 Mirror,Misc Electrical VIN: 1FTPW14564
I have already diagnosed the problem on this one but this is the 3rd Ford with the same problem, Maybe it will help others with problems and I'd like to see if this is becoming a common problem and maybe there is a reason. The past few vehicles have the same c...
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2005 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L turbine speed sensor(TSS) VIN: 1FTYR15E35
this 5 speed auto ford ranger sets code p0715 for tss(turbine shaft speed)i understand it is used to monitor tcc slip rates. I have checked service data and performed pin point tests per code resistance checks at 83 ohms with in spec of 63-200 ohms. This check...
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMCU96H66
[...] Trouble codes: P1A10 (hybrid powertrain control module battery disable)
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L slave cylinder VIN: 1ZVFT80NX6
the clutch was totally burnt to metal. we replaced the disk, pressure plate , pilot bearing and throw out bearing with slave cylinder. and resurfacing the flywheel. we do not know how to bleed this system. can someone shed the light how to bleed air from the s...
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2005 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L transfer case VIN: 1GKDT13S45
thanks for your help. vehicle has a wine down noise when slowing. will also present the noise around 20 mph. we removed the case and inspected - no issues. tires match for tread - issue is only present under load (not on lift) and in 4x4 hi or 4x4 auto
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1990 Honda CRX Si 1.6L oil leak VIN: JHMED9365L
spark plug tubes keep filling up with oil. have tried everything. all kinds of different brand gaskets and seals. any suggestions would be helpful. thanks in advance . ron
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2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy, cannot refuel VIN: JNKCV51EX4
Hello, We have an Infiniti G35 sedan here in the shop. The main symptom is that when refueling the gas pump continuously clicks off (stops pumping). The client has to manipulate the pump position to try to refuel. She has tried several gas stations with the sa...
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1991 Isuzu Stylus S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JABRT536OM
This vehicle has idle surge only after the vehicle warms up to operating temperature. We found no codes. Fuel pressure is 40 PSI at a idle. No vacum leaks. I found a cracked exhaust manifold. We replace that along with the O2. I performed a compression test, 1...
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1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L ignition VIN: SAJMX1344R
This car belongs to a really good customer of mine. If he wasn't such a good customer I'd probably just ship it to a Jaguar facility. The problem started one day when he was driving the car. Suddenly it just shut off but for only 1/2 second and it immediately ...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GZ58S9S
hello i ned some jeep help. my cust has this jeep that he rooled over and decided to cut the top off and make a hunting rig. the alrm is going all the time and the truck starts and dies. i would like to know if any one has a methid of bypassing the imobilizer ...
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2007 Lexus GS350 3.5L crank and ignition inop VIN: JTHBE96S27
Question for Lexus techicians and all of you fellow mechanics. I need to know if it is possible for me to reprogram a new transmitter for this car. If yes, how can I do it? Any input would be greatly appreciated it.
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L od light VIN: 5LMEU78H63
Customer complains of od inop light in instument cluster not working. when the button is pressed nothing happens when driving. have checked bulb its good have batt voltage to one side of bulb about 9 volts to other side only have .5 volts to button on both sid...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L ignition cylinder VIN: WDBHA22E9R
ignition cylinder will not turn, it will turn just slightly but not to 1 posistion for removal. the fact that it turns slightly ( enough to unlock steering wheel ) leads me to question weather it is the actual cylinder or possibly the steering lock mechanism. ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L No Start VIN: WDBA78E457
this is to all m/benz techs out there. got this c280 that was towed to the shop for a stalling condition. sprayed starting fluid at thottle body and vehicle started. figured out vehicle had no fuel. bought $10 worth of gas since the gauge was on "E" and ran fi...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L exhaust leak VIN: 4JGAB54E4W
When the vehicle is running under any acceleration you can hear a exhaust leak. I have traced the noise to under the intake manifold on the passenger side. I am looking to see if anyone knows what is under there that could cause a leak. I would like to have th...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L roof VIN: WDBKK47F1Y
When trying to open the convertible roof, the windows go down, all the latches open, the trunk opens, but the main hydraulic rams do not pull, the pump motor will run as long as you hold the button, but nothing further happens. if you try to close from this po...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L front struts VIN: WDBNG75J81
Customer complained that the rear end was high, once the car was here it appeared normal. When the car was lifted we immediately heard an air leak. Found both front struts leaking air. Looking in the archives found that a repair kit is available. Yet most post...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L r/rear strut VIN: WDB2201672
hi,i have this s350 w220 in the shop,has cureent fault code for right rear axle damper valve unit faulty [c1327],also cruise control not working,but has no codes, my question is,can a current fault in the air-matic system turn off the cruise control. thanks.
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3AJ26E33
Vehicle just died, got towed here, of course it started here and has been running well ever since, so I'm restricted to testing bulletin related stuff at this time.Have yet to see if crank sensor holder bulletin would be related to the problem, but wouldn't it... Trouble codes: P0340, P0335
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2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L park lamps/tail lamps VIN: 1N6AA07B65
Customer states after replacing module park/tail lamps stay on after switch is shut off. I have tried another IPDM from another vehicle. No change. All funtions go through the BCM and the IPDM is the output. I cannot communicate with the BCM because I only hav...
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1994 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G3CX52K6S
thanks in advance! i have a cold start problem with this olds.the engine will start and run good for a few seconds and die.sometimes if you give it a little throttle you can keep it running.once you get it warmed up it idles and runs fine on a drive.i have sca...
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NK52F32
When this car idles it shows missfires on all cyclinders. #2 and #4 are the worse. Engine idles a little rought but does not backfire or pop. Above idle car runs fine. Will only set po300 code. Have clean throttle body, iac ports, replaced ignition system as a... Trouble codes: P0300
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52T3T
Hi to everyone. I checked history on IATN, but cannot find anything like this. Testing showed bad pcm.I replaced pcm with a used one.Vehicle started, but has warning lights on. Check engine light, security light, battery light. Also the engine cooling fan runs... Trouble codes: P1629
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2001 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G2HX54K51
Is anyone else having problems with Delco MAF sensors?I have replaced 2 on this car in less than a year-same senario-engine running crappy and ses lamp on with a p0101 stored-wiggle connector at maf sensor-readings change-engine runs crappy-replace maf sensor(... Trouble codes: P0101 (maf sensor)
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1995 BMW 318ti 1.8L warm up time VIN: WBACG6329S
there is a cable that runs from the heater control assy. to the blend door on the right side of the cooling unit that is prone to breaking the holding clip causing cool air to blend with hot air replaced cable and adjusted blend door car fixed thanks for all t...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L batt dies VIN: WBADT43402
Sorry for the wait I was on vacation last week and wanted to make sure the car was still ok. After finding the info I needed about the draw Mydraw of 280 was normal for the car after 18 mins.The car would shut down more after an hour. The fix was the alternato...
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2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33426
Well, all I did was reflash with latest software and she has not had a code in 550 mi...before 30mi...thanks for the help! Trouble codes: 10082 (p1416 secondary air valve).
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Collision Repair VIN: WBAVB13516
Thanks for all the help- the body shop had damaged the pins in the connector at the safety battery terminal.Greg and crew
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2003 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L battery VIN: 3GYFK66N13
After some instruction from Jason, Mark and Chet on reading an American wiring diagram, finding the Sirrius receiver wired in to the ignition A circuit was easy. Thanks for the help!
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G1FP2380M
well guys, the customer refused the work. so i have nothing useful to relay.now i received many replies regaurding the maf sensor, this car is speed density, there is no maf. so that help tip is out of the question. any how, if it comes back i will definatly l... Trouble codes: 33 (map), 34 (map).
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1991 Chevrolet LLV 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GBCS10E1M
First off - Thanks to all who took time out of their day (or more likely their night) to reply to this post - I know it was long and possibly confusing. I had many responses that I will summarize: Incorrect fuel pressure, leaking throttle body, bad fuel pressu...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC5240W
OE TPS Fixes this Car. This all started July 2008. TPS Code PO122 Replaced TPS was OK for a few days installed #2 and 3 with in the month. All NAPA TPS. We did not have a problem until Oct. 2009. Same code. Installed ECM another TPS no change. OE TPS is ... Trouble codes: P0122, P0121.
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Steering VIN: 1GNEK13R3X
Thanks for all the replies. I recieved alot of helpful emails. Customer hasn't brought the vehicle back. I havent been able to try some of things I read.
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LT 4.3L airbag light VIN: 1GNDT13WXY
I would like to thank everyone here at IATN.I tore this blazer apart and checked everything from airbag to airbag module all the wiring etc.Finally noticed that the plug on the module was very loose repaired it and all is well.
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L compressor VIN: 1GCHC29U01
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. THE TRUCK HAS BEEN GONE FOR AWHILE, THE A/C CONDENSER AND A GOOD FLUSH TOOK CARE OF PROBLEM.
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2002 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDM19X72
So on the advice of the majority of the replies I received, we did a full compression test and found everything good. Double checked distributor orientation, good to go. Plugs were wet/fouled, pulled and cleaned with no change. Dropped exhaust to check for ...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19B95
WE RAN A TOP ENGINE CLEANER ON THE TRUCK AND THE PROBLEM WENT AWAY FOR A FEW DAYS THEN RETURNED ONLY ON A DIFFERENT CYINDER. TOOK INTAKE OFF AND FOUND WARPAGE. REPLACED INTAKE MANIFOLD AND PROBLEM SEEMS TO BE GONE AS IT HAS BEEN OVER A WEEK AND CUSTOMER STATE... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Dash light and dome light VIN: 3C8FY78G23
Thank you all for your help, I started by replacing alternator in the vehicle with another new alternator(Denso) and still had the same issue. Rechecked power and grounds both load test and voltage drop tests. Checked with lab scope A/C ripple and noticed when...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L suspension VIN: 1CEXYT35U5
Well , all in favor of the tension strut say "aye"!!Thanks a lot guys , a new strut fixed the noise, beating on it with a rubber deadblow hammer while sitting on the alignment rack showed a definite difference in sound and thats what clinched it.Still it was s...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Lack of power VIN: 1B6MF36C0S
Thank you to all who took the time to read & reply, after exhausting all the leads & testing procedures. The vehicle is running good(always had) after replacing the wastegate actuator, this is actually the problem in the first place ! After talking & listening...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L coolant temperature VIN: 1B6MF36C0S
Thank you to everyone who took the time to read & reply to this help request,the vehicle has left the shop. The problem as we can see isnt really a problem, the interior cab heat is good. Starts warming up @ approx. 140deg. The coolant temp. has not gone over ...
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2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1P3ES46C4Y
NEW CLOCKSPRING FIXED IT,ODD THAT I DIDN'T SEE ANY OTHER PROBLEMS, CRUISE AND HORN WORKED ,NO AIR BAG LIGHT ON...GOTTA LOVE CHRYSLER
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2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L turn siganl lights VIN: 1B4GPY5R91
I would like to thank everyone for the help. The fix was not enough current to the BCM on circuit A701 (BR/RD wire). I assumed because I had current to the instrument cluster and drivers information center that everything was good. No I was wrong. NEVER assume...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 2B7LB31Z51
Hello all, sorry for the delay in closing but wanted to make sure this one was gone. I got a lot of great information from everyone from fuel pump to vaccum leaks to O2 sensor. Matthew from Illinois and David from Manitoba were right with the O2 sensor. The wa...
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2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1D4HB58D24
Received a bunch of replies about a bad oxygen sensor. Found that Front O2 on that side had just been replaced. Replaced with a different brand and problem immediately cleared up. Trouble codes: P0300.
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1992 Ford Festiva L 1.3L No Start VIN: NO VIN
the module,fusible was ok,replaced vein flo meter box,when i unplugged it i had spark but no run,installed a used good one and boom,started and ran good.had tried two modules and two dist and the vein flo meter box did the trick. all other test led me to the ...
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2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L wipers VIN: 1FTSW31L61
Thanks for the help. I had 3 replies and 2 suggested (and rightly so) that the repair should begin with repairing the door switch as the gem module may be seeing a problem and creating the wiper problem. So we fixed the door and the wiper delay remained. We've...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L locjing hubs VIN: 1FTNW21F12
sorry took so long,vehical in and out of shop,after trying hub bearings and and having t-case looked at we put a new driveshaft in the front and noise gone,upon dissasembling front cardigan joint found 2 needle bearings in th cardigan ball gernaded,joint felt ...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L autolights VIN: 1FMDU73W34
customer choose to use the lights the conventional way rather than putting a new security module
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2004 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: FTREDSDEF4
ended up cleaning mass airflow sensor and all is good Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0720, P0722.
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMFU18585
Well this vehicle is fixed. Checked power coming out of connector C270 on fusebox, dk green wire for fuel pump, had no power. Checked grounds and fuses, all checked ok. Replaced fuse box(fuel pump relay built into it), customer has driven for 2 weeks with no p...
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2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Mechanical failure VIN: 1FMPU16556
Thanks to all 21 who replied...bought the Lisle tool #65600. Took apox 5 minutes to do the first one...worked way better than I even thought it would. And as per Vinney's response...you'll understand when it happens to you,(and I hope it never does)....
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2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L ABS module VIN: 2FAHP71W47
This guy is fixed.The grey/yellow wire that comes from the #13 fuse in the passenger compartment was hanging on by a thread.I jumped the power from the fuse to the ABS connector,started the car and the light went out.I removed the driver's fender cover and rem...
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1991 Honda Accord DX 2.2L radiator VIN: IHGCB7265M
hi guys ,dorcas here ,first i would like to say thinks too all. i removed cylinder head and found blown head gasket,cyl' 2.had head checked ,heads ok.replaced gasket and cyl head and waterpump ;guys this is it engine runs like new'no missing,no running hot,no ...
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1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLPD186XX
New ECM and canister closed valve has been installed, and the EVAP monitor has run and passed. So I discovered that even though the driver was capable of opening that valve, it could not close it, and the code was right, that would make a big EVAP leak on the ... Trouble codes: P1457.
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2002 Honda Civic Si 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM21952
thank you for all for your input, some great tips. i did fix it it turned out to be a break in the ground wire in the harness, sometimes it would make contact sometimes not. Trouble codes: P0108.
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1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JACDJ58X2W
Sorry about the long reply time, this car still sits here unfinished. We are waiting for the customer to decide what they are going to do. Thanks for all the replys and I will update if we move forward with this car! Trouble codes: P0101.
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1995 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L drivers window drivers seat and mirrors VIN: SAJKX1744S
Found 5 amp fuse under left rear seat with corrosion on fuse element inside of fuse housing. Replaced fuse and cleaned terminal contacts.
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L heater valve VIN: 5AJDA01N31
thank you for all your help the fix for this one was the heatvalve. put new heater valve in and the heater works good.
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Engine VIN: 1J4FF58S51
Well thanks again, guys it turned out to be the valves not seating all the way closed. I took the head off Saturday, took the head to a machine shop and got it back this morning, the valves were carboned up so bad they weren't working right. The valve stem oil...
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1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: SALHC1349D
Ending up that it was the ignition rotor. Spark would jump to the dist shaft. Installed a new one and vehicle started and ran. Thanks to all who gave me ideas. Take care and have a great week.
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air Suspension VIN: SALMB11413
All replies indicated that the Air Suspension System needs to be reprogrammed cleared with a tool capable of communicating with this vehicle, no short cuts. Thank you Dallas from Texas I did look at the site you reccomended www.rswsolutions.com They do have a ...
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2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L blower motor spinning direction VIN: 1LNHM83W62
thank you all for your help , the blower is putting out alot of air by cutting and flipping the two wires, we know that is not the right way but have know idea what made it reverse in the first place so thanks again it is work fine
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2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1YVHP80DX5
Replaced throttle body assembly even though it had the most updated one on it according to bulletin. Customer has had vehicle for almost a week with no problems. Trouble codes: P2135 (TPS A/B correlation).
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