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1999 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L No Start, Floods cold VIN: WAUGB28D3X
Hi, Vehicle runs OK once started, however it feels like it has poor acceleration. The problem is after vehicle sits overnight and the ambient temperature is below freezing, it won't start. Pulled spark plug - dripping with fuel. Also the plugs show rich runnin...
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L no communications VIN: TRUUT28N02
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 02 TT in for a check engine light but we cannot get any communications with either of our scanners. We have been able to communicate with this car in years past to diagnose an oxygen sensor and ge...
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2003 Audi RS6 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZZZ4B13
This vehicle intermittently runs rough after sart up when cold(ie in morning or after sitting for 1/2 day or longer, ambient temp 10 to 20 degrees C)It then also has a rockhard brakepedal(No boost).The problem always seems to clear itselve after a while(10-15 ... Trouble codes: 17535 (fuel trim bank 1 system too rich), 17537 (fuel trim bank 2 system too rich), P1127 (002 LOWER LIMIT EXCEEDED bank1), P1129
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1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Radio VIN: WBABJ6323S
Need help please for a radio code for a BMW. Radio serial # stamped on rear of radio - [...] #'s off sticker on radio - Model # - CM5903L, Part # [...]. We were given several codes from the dealer. Code 51535, code 52435 (attached to serial #), code...
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Battery VIN: WBAFB33591
This X5 belongs to a long time customer and we've been chasing down this draw for quite some time. Vehicle comes in whenever we hit a deep cold snap (-20C to -40C) with a dead battery. This would typically just be due to the weather, not plugging it etc, but w...
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Misfire, backfire VIN: 2GCEK19K75
engine developed a backfire through the intake. Other shops have attempted to fix with no success. coil puts out 30kv. engine backfires when snapping throttle, also when accelerating agressively. all sensors show good responce and accurate readings.
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L No Start, back fires VIN: 1G1ND52TXW
I need help on this 1998 chev malibu, 2.4 dual ohc. Came in on the hook, cranks but no start. Turns over and sounds funny like timing jumped. It back fires through throttle body. Has code p0507,iac code, and b2965 and b1379 having to do with ignition switch. I... Trouble codes: P0507, B1379, B2365
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L front axle VIN: 1GNCT18W0Y
This blazer came in with a complaint only in 4x4 a clunk from front axle. I test drove under a load in 4 hi it has a clunk from front axle almost feels as if it is slipping. When lifted on hoist no load on drive train noise is gone. I checked vacum switch on t...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L front axle VIN: 1GNCT18W0Y
This blazer came in with a complaint only in 4x4 a clunk from front axle. I test drove under a load in 4 hi it has a clunk from front axle almost feels as if it is slipping. When lifted on hoist no load on drive train noise is gone. I checked vacum switch on t...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L limp-in mode VIN: 2GCEK19T13
customer brought this tahoe in because ck engine light came on and went into "limited power mode".found no problems,customer stated he turned key off and restarted and ran fine.the code was po220,which is tps 2 ckt fault.the problem has occured three times in ... Trouble codes: P0220
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L hard start VIN: 1G1ND52F04
hey guys i have one here that is driving me crazy.this car starts hard only after a cold soak.has extended cranking then spits and spudders then starts.once started it always starts right up without any hesitaion.no dtc's were found and all data seams to not i...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52F25
hello and happy holidays gentlemen, i have a 2005 chevrolet malibu with a 2.2liter ecotech engine. problem at hand is cylinder #2 and #3 have no spark out of the ignition coil. we have replaced the module and housing 3 times for the sake of it just not being a... Trouble codes: P0300, P0141
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52F25
hello and happy holidays gentlemen, i have a 2005 chevrolet malibu with a 2.2liter ecotech engine. problem at hand is cylinder #2 and #3 have no spark out of the ignition coil. we have replaced the module and housing 3 times for the sake of it just not being a... Trouble codes: P0300, P0141
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2007 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L Misfire VIN: 3GNDA23D77
Truck drives fine. Customer drives about 120 miles round trip each day. Light came on agian next day on way to work, P0301 agian. Swapped coils #1 And #4, cleared code. Light came back on agian next day on way to work,P0301 agian. Any suggestions, please. Than... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cyl. no 1)
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1995 Dodge Spirit 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire
Im really stuck and need some help. The Car came in for overheating, besides that, ran great. Needed a head gasket, blowing into the coolant. Changed the gasket and the timing belt and plugs at the same time. Started it up and now it idles rough, and shakes un...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HC134WJ
This vehicle does crank but will not start and has a "no response" result when trying to power up the scanner. This is found on ALL controlers. There are times when the ABS will respond and read. When this occures I get a code 72 (rom check sum), 71 (ram read/...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L Block VIN: 2B3HD46R71
After new radiator install and cooling system could be pressure tested, found a coolant leak coming from a small 1/8 hole in the left side of the engine block. The hole is just below the plastic lower radiator hose flange. It is not a threaded hole, and does n...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L warninhg lights VIN: 1B7HU18Z02
Thanks to all for your time.I have this ram with the costomer complaint of no heat,heater controls inop(vents),abs light,brake light,service 4x4 light,air bag light,and speedo inop.Airbag code loss of ignition-run only,t-case codes neutal indicator open and 4x...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L heat ducts VIN: 1D7HA18N63
customer came in complaining of no heat. heat is good on passenger side of truck but is cool on driver side. i had same issue 2 weeks ago with same year vehicle(no repair done yet), so i figure it is a common problem. local dealer said they never heard of it a...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHCD12342
3.8 litre engine not a 3.3 Replace engine with salvage yard engine 138000 kms on motor replaced spark plugs at time of engine swap started engine ran for awile engine was running roughand service engine lite was on had o2 sensor code and p0340 cmp code replace... Trouble codes: P0301
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L tachometer VIN: 1D7HU182X7
The problem with this truck is that the tach is reading 900 RPM lower than actual. The scan data is correct but the tach is low. Is there a common problem with these; has anyone run into this before?
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1969 Ford Torino Cobra 7.0L Mechanical VIN: 9H46P15908
howdy folks. i've just done a bunch of work on this sweet machine and i'm running into a question. what transmission fluid does this c6 tranny require? i believe it's type f but i just want to make sure before i top it off. thanks
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1993 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L glow plugs VIN: 1FTJW35F0S
Glow plug (element end) on drivers side is stuck in head any body got any omg i was so lucky stories about getting one out otherwise its head off time . Peace
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1997 Ford F-250 XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTFX28L8V
First off I just joined, haven't had a chance to pay yet and check the history if this has happened before, but in the meantime thought I would call on some Ford experts for help.. I have this truck and its haunting me big time...Came in with a misfire #8 cyl... Trouble codes: P0308 (Cylinder 8 Misfire)
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1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Interior VIN: 1FMRU17L8X
Hey guys, having a problem with this vehicle is int. it will by itself without key being on turn on HVAC control panel. the blower will operate as if the key is on. The dash will be illuminated with bulb check lights on. Itr will start and run normal. Removed ...
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1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L improper shift VIN: 1FMYU22X6X
When i put this trans in rev. or drive it will move alittle. Its not in gear 100 %, If i put it in manual low the trans will grab hard and then everything is fine for awhile.It will shift properly and pull great.I removed the pan and found fluid and filter gre...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTWW33F5X
I have a 7.3 that is killing me. Starts fine and runs fine going down the road. If you pull up to a red light and let it idle it will start to miss and pop thru intake, when it starts to miss white smoke starts coming out of exshust. If you put it in nutral or...
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2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L overheats VIN: 2FMZA57462
this vehicle overheats at random it will not do it with temps above -5 deg celcius anything colder this vehicle will overheat at random when it happens ytou instantly loose heat in cab then temp gauge pins itself and blows a gallon of coolant out of cap on deg...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 4x4 VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
I replaced the transfer case and 4x4 still inop. Have checked the switches(signal getting to 4x4 computer) tried new 4x4 module still does not work checked all fuses ok can not communicate with 4x4 module. I am wondering if either they unhooked something else ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L 4 4 inop VIN: 1FTPX14584
The front hubs will not engauge ive replaced the switch behind the battery I have 20inch of vac at both front hubs if i apply vac to the big line on the hubs they will hold vac When in 4x4 the front axels turn but will not engauge im thinking i have some bad h...
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2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMDK02195
Customer called me and said that her car would not start. I went to her house to check it out and after a little coaching it started and ran fine, shut if off and started every time. I brought the car to the shop and scaned it. No codes. She said that it had c...
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2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L heater VIN: 1FAFP56U16
This car will only put out good heat intermittently. When its hot its hot, sometimes its only slightly warm. Ihave checked the engine temp with guage and scanner, found temp coming up to 180 within 10 min.or so and stays around there. Heater core hoses are hot...
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GKFK16T01
Looking for help on a new process 246 transfer case. The transfer case in very noisy in 4 wheel drive but quiet in 2 wheel drive. I pulled it out & dissasembled expecting to find at least bad bearings. I find nothing wrong. The bearings are all smooth, the clu...
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2005 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L transfer case VIN: 1GKDT13SX5
Hello, Dont buy an envoy! just kidding. We have an 05 envoy that has a loud growl type sound from the transfer case in 4wd. The noise sounds exactly like when a front wheel bearing is ready to fly apart. It makes the noise in 4 hi or 4 low. As soon as you swi...
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2007 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L Misfire VIN: 1GKER33777
Well Techs I'm looking for some info on a 07 Acadia 3.6 I have low compession on #4 cyl. 115-120 psi. and according to the tech2 it misses on #4 cyl. at idle like at a stop sign and clears up after go take off. At a idle it starts missing and the MIL light bli... Trouble codes: P0300, U0073 (Module off bus)
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1HGCG564XW
Greetings All. Happy Holidays. I really need some help on this one. Has misfire on cyl #3. Checked compression 150 all 4. Hooked up vacuum guage 20" steady no flickering on vac guage. Checked injector pulse-good. Swapped inj #1 with inj #3- no change. Swapped ...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L timing belt VIN: KMHDN45D22
I am replacing the timing belt as maint. While removing the covers I noticed the belt has worn a small hole in the top cover right up at the front. I now have the covers all the way off, and the belt has been walking off the sprockets. the covers have a distin...
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Clutch VIN: KMHHN65F03
Found worn out clutch , replaced with after market disc , pressure plate ect... ( was a pull type clutch ) after reassemble clutch will not complety disengage , Remove trans again inspect all parts matched part ( about 300 times ) install another new clutch ki...
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1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L timing chain VIN: JNKCP11A0X
Hello IATN members, i just removed the cylinder head to replace a oil leaking head gasket, and upon assembly found out that their is no line up marks repective to timing chain position i know their should be 20 links between sprockets but not sure in what posi...
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1999 Isuzu N NPR 5.7L transmission VIN: 4KLB4B1R9X
This NPR, with 4L80 trans, sets two codes, PO748, for trans pressure control solenoid problem. It occurrs intermittently. When it occurrs, the solenoid amperage shows zero volts, and it cannot be changed. The other interesting thing is it sets code for U1041 c...
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2004 Isuzu Axiom XS 3.5L cam sprocket and phaser and valves VIN: 4S2DE58Y44
Help me save Christmas for Marcia! This poor girl took her POS in for a check engine light a couple of months ago and was told it needed a tune up, I think she got codes p0304 and p0300. They did the work and last week it quit running, they diagnosed it as a b...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Pining VIN: 1J4FA49S91
Have a pinging problem with this one. I pings under acceleration. Have labscoped the o2 sensors and they are good and not bias. Performed top engine clean. Still pinging.Scanned with drb3 and looked at fuel trims. short term is between 2.6% to 0.8% and long te...
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2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Weak Injector pulse VIN: KNDJC73303
Happy Holidays from [...]'s Automotive. I have a huge problem that has been keeping at my shop late for the last 3 weeks. My technician replace a timing belt for maintance on the 03 Sorento 3.5 ltr. Timing was off bad when he turned the engine over. Bent the...
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2001 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Ride Control VIN: 1LNHM97V31
Car came in for sagging rear suspension ck and found code C1798 in current. Ck for resistance on the rt rear air bag solenoid and found to be low (10 ohms) out spec. replace rt rear solenoid now it resistance is in specs (15 ohms) code will not clear compresso...
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2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28GX1
Had a P1512 Intake Manifold Runner Control (IMRC) Shutter Valve Close Stuck code with the P1518. The clip for the linkage on the IMRC valve had broken and fallen off. New clip installed valve is free cable free. Now the P1518 comes back. Looking for any sugges... Trouble codes: P1518 (imrc shutter valve stuck open)
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Intake system VIN: 1YVHP84D94
Engine began consuming oil, aprox 2qts per 1K miles. Removed intake manifold & found engine oil in it, enough to have drained down to saturate 50% of air filter. Removed spark plugs and rear bank showed severe oil deposits. Performed cylinder leak-down test & ...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Surge VIN: WDBFA67E6S
On a steady throttle at about 35 mph car will surge slightly. accelerate or decellerate and no problem. The wierd thing is if you set the cruise it won't surge. Makes me think of a throttle switch problem but it doesn't appear to have one. Also thought it migt...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L ASR light/limp mode VIN: WDBJF55F3T
Vehicle came in for a oil leak (head gasket) We removed the head, had it resurfaced. While the job was being re assembled, the key was accidently turned to crank, and bent all the valves. Removed head, replaced valves reinstalled head. Vehicle started right up...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L interior lights VIN: WDBJF82J4Y
Hello all, Have a 2000 E320 4 matic that does not flash the parking lights when the alarm is armed, will flash the lights when the system is disarmed. also dome lights does not work with any doors. No hard codes in system. installed an eprogrammed where needed...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L alternator VIN: WDBRN40J93
Good evening Mercedes techs.I have a c230 coupe here from another shop.He replaced the alternator due to no charging condition,upon replacement the big red warning on the dash comes on saying Battery/alternator,visit workshop.Now this thing is charging 14.3 vo...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBUF26J16
Good morning, just got this new customer in the shop with complaint of rough idle, especially when cold and white smoke after cold start. Dealer worked on this CDI before. Checked out the basics and found engine smooth running a bit out of balance. The data f...
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1997 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MELM53S9V
Hello and thanks for reading, I have a low miles Sable with the 24 VALVE 3.0 that will miss at cruise. As soon as the EGR is turned on in 4th gear there will be multiple cylinder misfires with the fuel trims between 2-3% plus or minus. Long term trim is 4% ne...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L No Comm VIN: 4M2ZU86E32
Hello, This is the second Mountianeer in as many months with no scan tool communication. With this one if we disconnect the two instrument cluster connectors we get communication back. We assumed that the cluster was taking down the bus so we replaced it with ...
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2005 Mercury Montego 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM421X5
Vehicle came in with engine light on, customer stating engine chuggles under load. Code (P0354 - ignition coil D circiut primary/secondary) found in memory. Tested coil with vantage pro and found windings weak. Replaced all plugs & coils with after market part... Trouble codes: P0354 (ignition coil circuit primary/secondary problem)
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L radio VIN: 4A3AC44G4Y
I HAD SOME BODY WORK DONE ON MY CAR AND THEY LEFT THE BATTERY OUT FOR 2 WEEKS AND WHEN I GOT IT BACK ALL I GET WHEN i TURN ON THE RADIO IS THE WORD CODE. i HAVE NO CODE AND i WAS WONDERING IF i COULD BYPASS THIS.
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1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Brake lights VIN: JN1RZ24A6L
Hi I got a 300zx in my shop. The mastercyilinder is leaking brake fluid so i am going to replace it.Also the brake lights don't work. The third light in the spoilor does however work when on the brake pedal.I'm not familier with this kind of set up so if anyon...
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1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: QN6SD11S8V
I have been helping a fellow tech in trouble. This truck sets p0443 evap system purge control valve & solenoid. It had a blown canister and had carbon in the system. Cleaned this out, replaced canister, solenoid and volume control valve. Blew out lines, tested... Trouble codes: P0443 (EVAP Purge Control Solenoid and Valve)
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1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: YS3DD5836T
hard star cold fuel psi with gauge 39.5 idling. scan tool reading [...] were does it get this reading also coolant temp reading -40 jump sensor goes to 245 did tune up plug wire cap and rotor.the coolant temp should give more fuel cold reading -40.
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1999 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JF1SF6552X
This is a used car that has been on our lot for about 2 years. It passed emmisions a year ago with flying colours. When at idle in park,the upstream O2 will fix at about .75 volts, the loop status goes to deceleration open loop(ie the same as coasting down)lon...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BH68631
Don't laugh, this should be a no-brainer. Originally came in with a transmission fluid leak and found what appeared to be a leak from the transmision pan gasket. We resealed with an aftermarket sealer the first time, it came back maybe a month later leaking sl...
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L starting VIN: WAUJC68E24
Hello Audi Techs the customer made a decision to make a claim to his insurance company, but the insurance company did not want to pay for a new wiring harness, we decided to repair the existing harness, the general consensus was divided between the harness...
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1995 BMW 540i 4.0L Lighting VIN: WBAHE6324S
Thanks for all techs took time to reply. Fix was brake switch. Please refer to test results, We had 12 volt at light module when pedal was depressed. Mystery remains what kind of signal module need to see to Activate brake lights. Light module for that c...
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1999 BMW 318i 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Hesitation when cold VIN: WBAAN92040
Thanks to all those who replied. It was a faulty new part - the Air mass Sensor. A replacement new sensor and all is well. Adaptation data came right and engine much more responsive & idling as it should. Advised the owner to look at small air leaks in near f... Trouble codes: 141 (Oxy sensor), 057 (39 No Desription), 000 (No description).
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2001 BMW 325xi 2.5L stall on startup VIN: WBAAW33411
The reply that I am most interested in is the reply about the pcv system. I have seen those valve boxes go bad before but the vacuum at the dipstick was around 10'' where as this one was right in spec at around a 1/4 of an inch of vacuum. I did notice the pc...
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2005 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Heater VIN: 3G5DB03E85
thanks for the help Steve! I performed the reset procedure for th hvac unit and all worked great! the way i did this was by pulling the HVAC fuses out on the passenger fuse block found just right of the center console. Key off pull fuses for 1 min to reset sys...
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1991 Cadillac Seville 4.9L Digi. Cluster VIN: 1G6KS53B3M
While many pointed to the cluster, I couldn't get a response on how to check it. I pretty much had to base the fix on probability. First, many people had problems with the cluster. Second, no other components that run through the BCM were acting up, only it...
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1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6CT53B1N
well its finally cured replaced ecm repaired grounds runs perfect thanks again the injectors all ohmed out good
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L no communication VIN: 1G6KD54YX3
its been two days without problem. all modules came back online after car sat for a few hours. i then cleared the codes out of all 19 modules and reprogrammed the instrument cluster per tsb 04-08-49-029c.(information on i/p is inop or erratic on an intermitten...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W3R
RECHECKED FUEL PRESSURE AND WAS ONLY GETTING 50 PSI.INSTALLED ANOTHER PUMP.AND NOW STARTS MUST HAVE BEEN DEFECTIVE FUEL PUMP.THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L No Start, HARD START VIN: 1GCEC19K4S
Sorry for the delay on closing my help request, many things going on in my life lately. I never did exactly figure the problem out on this vehicle. The reason it didn't have pulse when I checked it is because the pcm in this vehicle will kill the injector cir... Trouble codes: 18 (injector fault).
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L 4wd VIN: 1GNDT13WY2
thanks for quick help,had ten members respond in a mater of hours,all directed me to module in kick panel.replaced it and vehicle is done. iatn best tool in my shop!!!
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L converter? VIN: 2G1WH55K42
Thanks to everyone who replied.We pulled the transmission and found a brand new flywheel.Next we sent it out to our rebuilder who suspected a sprag clutch.When he opened it up he found the chain was skipping and required a total rebuild.The customer supplied a...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23U44
Even though the plugs were new, the fuel contamination did kill them. Changed plugs and the truck runs great! Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire).
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS14666
Replaced the cmp solenoid. No more code, runs good. Warren helped by telling about the screens that should be there. I took a closer look at the solenoid and found that one of the three screens was missing and a piece was wedged in the pintle area. even th... Trouble codes: P0017 (CKP-CMP Correlation), P0300 (Misfire).
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2008 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L air bag light VIN: 2G1WB55K38
First of all thanks for the few replies, when you are up against a dealership the independant looks like the loser. Specially when you have an arrogant tech. that tells you I have done my part , you diagnose it and I will Flash all the Clusters for an hour, 96...
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2002 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L shift linkage VIN: 1B3ES56C22
WELL WE'RE DONE WITH THE CAR AND ALL WORKS WELL.THANKS TO ALL FOR TAKING THE TIME TO HELP.SOME OF THE IDEAS WERE GREAT BUT I WAS REALLY LOOKING FOR A PART THAT WAS MADE SPECIFICALLY FOR THIS PROBLEM.I DIDN'T WANT TO HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM IN 6 MONTHS OR A YEAR....
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1991 Ford F-250 XLT Lariat 5.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTHF26H2M
Thanks to all who replied, I wish I could report on exactly what the fix was, but it just kinda went away the more I worked on it. I wouldn't say that it is 100% repaired, but this problem was so bad that you didn't dare try to pull out into traffic, now there... Trouble codes: 22 (KOEO on demand Baro/MAP), 24 (KOEO on demand intake air temperature sensor), 26 (KOEO on demand canister purge), 31 (KOEO keep alive ECM or EGR), 12 (KOER RPM or idle speed), 65 (KOER no closed loop).
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L filter VIN: 1FALP52U5T
after talking to A1 cardone tech line we replaced the pump and psi came down to 30. still seems hi. since the rack was pretty much the only thing original and does have variable assist we recomanded but cust declined and is going to trade in. i installed a met...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.2L compressor VIN: 1FTZF1725W
thanks everyone who said door.special thanks to jim who offered diagram.i did a temp check with digital therm and the temp was cooler with ac compressor on.door worked so well i though how as it burned on heat and cold on ac on all other pos.the customer jus...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, hard start VIN: 1FTNF21F3X
well folks here it is. i did compression check in the shop at room temperature. i was talking with a few different ford master techs (local and online) and they all suggested i should expect at least 400 psi for a good engine, 425 is considered nominal. 4 cyli... Trouble codes: P0476, P0284.
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2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L power seat VIN: 2FMDA5348Y
Thanks to Matt,Bradley and Tom you were all right.The switch was bad and the wire was chaffed but not all the way through and the ground was rusty.Thanks so much.
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF37F92
replaced pigtail for icp sensor noticed twice on scanner it would drop to 0 psi now runs fine so far we will see what happens Trouble codes: P1211.
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FTSW31P43
sent it back to ford and the pick up fell apart in the oil pan so ford ended up warranty it
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L abs VIN: 1FTNF20L24
Well it's fixed. Found the fix in the IATN Database. After trying a few of the fixes others had luck with, ended up replacing a couple of ign. coils, which took care of my problem. Even though i could never see a misfire in mode 06. Just started changing out...
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L slave cylinder VIN: 1ZVFT80NX6
ACTUALLY I HAVE ALREADY POSTED THE FIX MAYBE 2 WEEKS AGO, BUT FOR SOMEREASON IT DID NOT GO THROUGH I GUESS. THE CAR WAS FIXED AFTER USING MIGHTY VAC AT THE MASTER CYLINDER. THANKS TO ALL 13 PROFECTIONALS WHO RESPONDS MY CALL. I GOT LUCKY ON THIS ONE RESURFACIN...
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1994 Geo Prizm LSi 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SK5385R
Spent many hours on this one, If you can imagine it I have tried it, Ended up being the ecm. I wish there was some type of test to prove it or prove something. Very little information on specific testing for this problem. Wish I had something more for you guys...
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1997 Geo Metro 1.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GF73TS345
finally got it. this thing would run only with throttle half or wide open but not closed throttle. wiring to oil pressure switch was broken not letting it start. thanks for all the help
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1994 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start, hard start cold VIN: 1GTEC19K7R
No matter how many times I use IATN, it still amazed at how much knowledge there is to recieve. Thankss to all that offered help. Some replies were repeating what I had already done while others hit the nail on head. After checking all fuel related parts again...
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2000 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L Electronic VIN: 1GTFG25M5Y
Thanks to all who apllied ck circuits from vcm to trans while doing wiggle test found that the vcm was bad replace vcm and light has stayed off thanks to all
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2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GTDM19WXY
Thanks to all.There was a broken wire about eight inches from the ecm.It is a little hard to get to on these lovely vehicles. This sure helps when you get so many great replies.Thanks again.
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Power Steering VIN: 2HGES26783
Well I was in agreement with the majority that the rack would fix this pup. My ace tech argued that the pump was a much easier first try, as it is much easier to replace and guess what? Problem solved. Now can steer with 1 finger. Thanks for all the input.
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2000 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Unknown VIN: JACDJ58X5Y
From the replies and when the problem was happening we determined it waw most likely torque converter. Still waiting for customer to decide if he wants the repair.
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2004 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L Misfire VIN: SALTY19484
this vehicle had a coolant leak from throttle body running down valve cover and right on #3 plug wire boot causing it to miss we replaced plug wires and plugs and yes all i did was take off air pipes over the top of coil packs they come out towards the passeng...
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1999 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Starting VIN: 1YVGF22C5X
thanks to all of you good tecnician,i fix this car by change the module and coil pack,car star,i apreciate for your help.raymond.
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Surge, Stall VIN: JM1FE17NX4
Thanks for the help guys. It turns out that the Oil metering pump that injects oil into the combustion area to keep the seals soft went out and that would cause stalling on decel, the part is $1250.00 so the customer hasn't fixed it yet but I am concern that t...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA24DXK
Customer decided not to fix due to cost. We did find that the fuel distributor plunger is dripping slightly and the plunger seems very sensitive when pushed. The injectors are uneven in ther flow, even dripping at rest and spraying uneven. It needs a fuel dist...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L SRS, TeleAid VIN: WDBRF61J91
One help was to check fuses for Teleaid module, which had already been done, second help was to possibly have Teleaid programed out to get the SRS to function again. This would have been my best choice to at least get air bags working again, but the insurance ...
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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L wipers VIN: 2MEFM75W43
replaced motor again. no symptoms yet. (who would of thought you get a new part w/ the same problem as the old one) I won't mention any names. Thank you to all who helped.
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4A3AE85H81
Thanks to all who took time to reply to this post. It took a while to get vehicle fixed mainly due to part availabiliy. The fix was replacing distributor assembly. We ran vehicle to operating temperature and then tested coil output. We found coil is weak when ...
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2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GHDX23E51
found crank sensor harness to ignition module shorting out on manifold
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