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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 46YGU05349
battery went dead charged in car then started runs rough stalls. is there a idle relearn procedure.
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2004 BMW 645Ci 4.4L loss of accessories VIN: WBAEK73434
While driving the navigational system began to flicker and eventually shut off. Customer shut vehicle down in order to get it working - car would not restart. After sitting for 5 minutes the car started up - everything was working. After driving for a while, t...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GCHK29U61
Hello. This transmission has delayed 1st gear engagement, but reverse engagement is fine. At times the idle must be increased for engagement, but once engaged in gear, no slip is evident. When shifting to 2nd gear at times it flares before a delayed 2nd engage...
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2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L odor VIN: 3GNFK16Z92
this flex fuel vehicle has no running problems or starting problems. after the vehicle sits for awhile(not running) it has a bad gas smell inside vehicle that can be very strong. no codes are present. performed the 20 minute evaporative emessions tests with sc...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25M52
hello fellows happy new year to you all.this truck came in the hook crank no start condition costumer claims that the truck was running then stumbles and died and never re star we check all the basic stuff has spark,fuel pressure and injector signal the compre... Trouble codes: 101 (maf), 335 (ckp), 1341 (cam)
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G1WF55KX2
This vehicle has a misfire at IDLE ONLY on #1 cylinder only after it is hot. Cold start is ok. As soon as the throttle is opened when it is misfiring, it goes away. Long term fuel trim was at 10% and short term was 0. We have performed a motorvac fuel service ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L drivers power lock VIN: 3G1JC52412
This cavalier will not unlock the drivers door with the remote or the power lock switch.Second push of button on remote unlocks other 3 doors.also trunk release will not work from remote or under dash button [ the under dash button just sends a ground signal t...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L fuel pump VIN: 1GNET16S63
when vehicle came in with a no start and/or a start and no run condition. initial inspection showed the battery to be bad, failing the load test. it had no cold cranking amps. battery was replaced. vehicle still had a problem. further tests showed the fuel pum...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WF52E04
Cooling fans normal(seen identix problem for BCM effecting Cooling fans and/or driving IAC to 255 counts), communication with PCM and BCM. Car had been sitting for about a year. after staring had very high idle. found IAC stuck, replaced and seemed ok(found ou... Trouble codes: P0507 (High Idle speed)
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Drive-axles VIN: 1GNET16M55
code c0327 encoder motor malfunction. service light on. go through mitchell flow chart comes up replace encoder sensor motor. replaced. Code automatically cleared out. turn key on lights on 4wd switch light up and go out. try to change positions no change. on ...
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on, P0171 VIN: 1GNDT13S86
Need some real help here. i have one know one can figure out. It is a 06 Trailblazer that keeps throwing a P0171 code. Whenever it feels like it. sometimes you can drive 20 miles and it sets and other times you can drive 400 miles before it sets. pulled it int... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel trim system lean)
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1985 Dodge Aries 2.2L fuel pump VIN: 1B3BD36D2F
i have this aries here came in no start, no fuel, no spark. no communication with ecu, no power loss light. replaced ecu with known good part, now we have spark, power loss light, still no fuel. still showing 3 volts on one of the wire connectors at the fuel p...
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2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46X8Y
check engine light on, engine oil light on transmission wont shift properly goes to limp in mode. when trying to plug in scanner odometer and gauges all go to 0 and message pops up saying no BUS. checked all fuses cant find any blown fuses. after check engine ...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U1V
CKED ONBOARD DIAGNOSTICS NO CODES FOUND AND PASSED ALL MONITORS. CKED FUEL PRESSURE RUNNING AROUND 33PSI AND 40PSI WITH REG. UNPLUGGED. CKED FUEL DENSITY AT .748ml AND BEST THAT I COULD TELL AROUND 8% OR 9% ALCOHOL CONTENT. SCOPED SECONDARY BOTH COLD AND HOT A...
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1996 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L ignition switch VIN: 1FTJW36F8T
About 6 months ago we replaced the ignition switch on this because it was stuck on. Truck would not shut off. Switch felt physically stuck. No signs of overheating of the switch. Today it comes back with the same problem. Switch physically stuck. Pulled it off...
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L headlights VIN: 1FMPU18L8W
hello all i have checked this expedtion for and intermitant headlight issue. this does not happen all the time but often enough to test. i have done all 3 test in mitchell for auto head lamp faults and it told me to replace the relays. i did and during my rec...
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1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L ductwork VIN: 1FTNS2420X
Here is an intersting one. Customer complained that the blower speed would go down when excelarating. Started van and reved engine fan speed stayed the same. Took for test drive for brake problem. When getting on the highway airflow stopped coming out of the v...
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTYR10DX1
Truck came in for a overheat temp gets to 240 (verified with scanner) Truck was at another shop for a low heat from heater, low temp on gauge. That shop replaced the thermostat assembly twice with a Motorcraft assembly. After they replaced is when temp would g...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L left rear trailing arm VIN: 1FMYUO4152
removal of left rear trailing arm without mounting point damage ,adjuster froze in bushing
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L left rear trailing arm VIN: 1FMYUO4152
removal of left rear trailing arm without mounting point damage ,adjuster froze in bushing
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2002 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W02
this cab has a rough idle, worse in gear. will set a p0301 code, and both cat codes. fuel trims at idle long term (bank 1) -12 to -19 and (bank 2) is +20. both o2 react to added fuel and induced vac leaks, however if egr is opened only bank 1 reacts? there are... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder misfire), P0420 (cat code), P0430 (cat code)
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2004 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU16L44
hello everyone and thank you for your help in advance. this ford is a goverment land management truck so it gets beat the hell out of and it continues to set this evap code that i cannot figure out i have smoked it mulituple times koeo and koer from both ports... Trouble codes: P0442
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Starting VIN: 1ZVFT82H26
We have a customer that has this 06 Mustang she just purchased aprox 2 weeks ago. If she drives the car 30 miles or more and parks the car the next time she tries to start it she has no power when turning on the key.no dash lights and engine does not crank. Th...
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2006 Ford E-150 4.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14W66
i assumed fpdm tobe at fault. oem part was installed, now loss of power and ground @pump.does this sound like a pcm that isnt signaling fpdm? Trouble codes: P1233
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2006 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14546
Greetings fellow techs, Got one in today that has us scratching our heads a little bit. 2006 Ford F150 truck with a 5.4 Trition that came in with customer complaint of running rough and no power. When questioned, the customer stated that the truck started runn...
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2008 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFA46576
This fusion came in today. Cust. took car out yesterday and said radio quit working. He checked fuses and all were good. When checking fuses under the hood he noticed corrosion on the battery + terminal. He cleaned it with soda and retightened. He started it u...
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK23163
This vehicle was towed in, customer said it had been smoking and they had meant to get it in, it then died on them while going down the road and would not restart. We do not see a lot of diesel vehicles in here, so I am semi familiar with the Duramax, but not ... Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP sensor circuit out of range), P0380 (Glow Plug heater circuit problem), P0374 (Timing reference signal A no pulses), P0530 (Refrigerant pressure sensor circuit), P0622 (Generator field F control circuit problem), P0700 (Transmission control system fault)
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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 1GTHK24204
i have this 2004 gmc 2500 4x4 and it wasd towed in as a no start ? customer has changed fuel filter at some point recently and all the codes listed have been cleared and have not come back , so i assume they are rogue and not of concern yet.. the problem i am ... Trouble codes: P0046 (turbo boost control position perf.), P0087 (fuel rail pressure too low frp), P1093 (fuel pressure low while power enrich), P1094 (fuel rail low wheel idle or fuel cut), P2229 (baro sensor circuit high)
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2006 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, running extrem rich VIN: IGKFK66U16
hello and thanks in advanced the customer broke down drove this truck in it wont idle on its own you have to hold your foot on the gas pedal , i check code listed above the customer stated this happen all of a sudden the fuel trim has a neg reading -19 and the... Trouble codes: P0101, P0300
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1993 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L alt VIN: JHMBB2153P
No charge, using alldata ran trouble tree, ELD bad. This part is obsolete. Anyone know of a source??? External regulator??
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1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Drivetrain? VIN: JHLRD1760X
Hello to all, we have a 99' CRV with a vibration on acceleration, most apparent at 20-30 MPH first and second gear. Condition has not changed since we began working on it. Have checked or replaced all axle shafts and driveline. Suspect possible balancer issue ...
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2004 Honda S2000 2.2L noise VIN: JHMAP21474
This car has a buzzing noise from the trans tunnel/shifter area. It does not change in frequency with engine speed and it is noticable above 3000 rpm, quiet below about 2000 rpm. I have checked exhaust shields, motor mounts and for any engine/trans contact wit...
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1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKAY21D6P
Vehicle arrived with a miss and code 51, open injector. Traced to find #5 injector open. Ordered an injector and drove the car outside. 2 days later the injector arrived and we went to get the car off the lot and it would not start. It was very cold that morni...
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2004 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Surges VIN: SAJEAO01T5
Anyone have an idea we replaced Trans pan because of leaking the car then would shift rough and idle from 1500-1800 around 30mph. Pulled some pending codes 1260,P102,Po112,Po730. Cleared the codes and car ran fine for a short time. then started to shift uneven...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S7T
The Ecu coil driver goes bad every 6 months
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GL58K32
Hello Boys & Girls, Originally vehicle was towed in for no crank no start, engine was locked up, found broken valve spring, and valve stuck in pistion. Just installed engine (12-28-09)(reman). Installation went perfect and started on first try. Customer com...
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1998 Lexus GS300 3.0L ECM / Immobolizer VIN: 1JT8BD68S3
1998 Lexus GS300, Clean Car with no History of issues. With Chipped Lexus Black key Installed Security Light on left side Dash will Flash 1 Second Intervals. Turn the key to KOEO Position The Security Continues to Flash and MIL Light ia on. The scan tool at th...
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2003 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19263
Hello everybody, got this IS300 that came in the shop first time about a month ago with complaint of TRAC light flashing. Once in the shop found that CEL was also on. Scanned for stored codes and found P0430-catalyst efficiency below threshold bank 2. Upon mon... Trouble codes: P0058
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2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L navigation radio gps VIN: JTJBT20X04
i have a navigation screen that comes on when you turn on key and says lexus then goes black after a few seconds.and you cant turn the radio up or down but if its quite you can hear the radio. you can push the climate button and the screen turns back on and sa...
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L Bleeder screw VIN: 1LNHM86S41
Car came in with overheating condition at idle. it was low on coolant so the first thing we were going to do was open the bleeder screw on the upper radiator to refill system and bleed air. Well the plastic screw broke when screwing it out. Half of it stayed i...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK49F61
I have a SLK 230 that is outputing code P2031. I cant find much info on it. Does anyone have a proper code description for it? The only info I can find is genaric about a rear O2 sensor. Any help would be appreciated... Trouble codes: P2031
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2006 Mercury Milan 3.0L No Start VIN: 3MEFM07186
replaced pcm on this vehicle, reprogrammed it, tried to access pats function using bluestreak i flash and fmp. it says it will take 10 mins, click on the tick mark, progress bar goes across screen in 2 seconds instead of 600 secs and security access denied mes...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L transmission VIN: WMWRC33492
this vehicle came to our shop displaying a noise similar to the caliper dragging inside the wheel when turning left or right. the noise was a LOUD metal on metal grinding noise. we removed the front wheels and inspected the brakes and found no wear marks or me...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L heater VIN: 4A3AA46G22
I have flush out the complete cooling system and also unhook the heater core hoses and flush it out in both direction and had no flow concerns. The customer had the timing belt and water pump replaced on 02/2009 but it had worked that winter, this concern star...
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on, sometimes flashing , VIN: JN8AR05Y7T
It came in running good with p0304 the first time npf. cleared ran 2-3 weeks ok then set po304 again. still no complant cust said it never ran different at all. cleared. this time she brought it in with light flashing , p0306, running perfectly fine? dose this... Trouble codes: P0306, P0304
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Rt. Low Beam VIN: JN8DRO9Y71
A Guess for the archived is not plausible at this time, Rt. Headlamp socket to DRL Module, Yel/Blk to #8 (DRL) No continuity? If I manually ground this wire it will work. Where does #8 wire get its groung from? Or am I out to lunch? Happy New Year and let's h...
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2002 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2ZN17T02
Hi techs. I have this Nissan in for misfire & MIL activation. I isolated the fault to # 4 cyl. & amp waveform on the inj fuse showed #4 at 0 amps. Sure enuff, that injector is faulty-open ckt. I called the dealer parts dept. & they want to know which one of 4 ... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfirecomp test 4 cyl)
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2005 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L shifter VIN: 1N4AL11E15
Vehicle shifter gets stuck and can't get past reverse into Park. works fine in neutral and drive. Vehicle came in this way , used overide by the shifter so we can get it into park. now works fine. cust has had to use the over ride to get keys out once before. ...
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2005 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L 4x4 switching VIN: 1N6AAO6B25
HELLLLP!!! I have had this truck for 4 days, non-stop (mostly un-billable) labor. It will not switch into 4-wheel drive high or low. I have run through snap-on's [...] diagnostic procedure 3 times all with fairly positive results with one exception: The wir...
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2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D16
This is the first time I have seen this code. It was at the dealer 3000 miles ago they installed a mass air flow sensor and front O2 sensor. Owner said light came back on not long after but was unsure how long and because the car was running ok did`nt return t... Trouble codes: P2A00 (Slow O2 sensor Bank1 sensor 1)
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1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.8L timing belt VIN: 2P4FP25B1V
Hello group vehicle came in with large oil leak. traced it to a leaking head gasket. Replaced the head gasket using new bolts and timing belt. Van started fine for several hours. Cooling fans turned on and off. Started it up next day and after several minutes...
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2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L cyl. head VIN: 5GZCZ63B02
have oil leak in cyl head 1 inch below valve cover gasket.called my machine shop and they said can't pressure test for oil leaks. applied air to area but can't see any leaks. has anyone seen this before??? help, thanks in advance!!!
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2004 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L No Start
intermitantly this car will not crank, only cold with security light flashing, its the typical lock cyl issue with other GM cars. my PC is down at the shop so im on my personal pc with no imformation sys so if any one knows of any TSBs on this car for b2960 an... Trouble codes: B2960, B3033
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2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L Yaw Rate Sensor VIN: 4S3BH89631
Please help. I have a very difficult problem. One which the dealer cannot fix and has been laid in my lap from a very large account of mine, Carmax. They couldn't figure it out and I am having great difficulty too. You all are my last hope. So here is the run ...
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2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.7L No Start, no spark, no fuel VIN: JS3TE94756
vehicle was towed in for no start,(first start of the morning) it ran fine until the no start customer pointed out...fuel guage not reading (customer put fuel in it thinking it was out) we noted there is no "check engine" light even when key is switched on. w... Trouble codes: N0, C0DES, NE
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1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3FJ60G6H
This nice older FJ60 has a new engine, good ignition, new vacuum lines, and is basically in good condition. It starts and runs well, it just will not pass local emission standards. I need to get the CO below 1.2 and HC below 220. We've gone through the HAC sys...
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Over Drive VIN: JT3VN29V2M
Thanks in advance for any help. The customer stated that the overdrive will only work once engine is warmed up. The OD also intermittently dis-engages. We found a TSB for the the E17 ground splice. We took care of that and the same thing happens. We were try...
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1994 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Battery VIN: 2T1AE09B4R
Hello Everyone and Happy new Year, my daughter corolla with 170k is in perfect condition, but recently has developed a 250 mill amps of drain out of the dome light fuse in the engine compartment fuse box. This fuse operates the dome light, the radio, the doors...
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2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JTEHF21A91
I've dealt with this code on Toyotas before, this engine utilizes air/fuel sensors, not o2 sensors, but what puzzles me is why the lean codes when the engine is obviously running rich? I mean it has black sooty plugs that were replaced a week ago and already h... Trouble codes: P1130, P0171, P0174
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L eng VIN: JTDBE32K43
toyota guys i need help. 2003 toy cam 2.4l has taping noise from intake man area. sounds like lifter noise, but its coming from the intake area. please assist, thanks
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2002 Audi A4 1.8L air in cooling sys. VIN: WAULC68E02
WOW!!! 31 replies- You Guys Are Awesome!!! It looks like we all have seen our share of broken/loose impellers on these engines. We really didn't suspect that because we felt it when we had the thermostat out, and it never overheated. We quoted the customer a ...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Battery VIN: 5UXFA53502
Thanks for all the replies. I guess this was a waste of a post. The customer "fix" was to order a new Lexus sport ute as a replacement. Apparently this car was in the dog house as it was and this was the last straw. The majority of those who replied said i...
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1990 Buick Skylark Custom 2.5L Battery voltage VIN: 1G4NV54U7L
First off thanks to all of your responces. Here is what I found, 1-Never let yourself brain fry over an issue like this. 2-The battery had gone down several times and quick charging will pass short test but fail longivity test. So trickle charge a weak battery...
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2002 Buick Century Limited 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52J12
hello everyone: I begin by apologizing to some members who were not happy about me not having more info and test results from the basics. Well I forgot some details, and here they are. I performed a compression test for all cylinders, checked the crank sensor... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random missfire).
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L lubrication VIN: 1G6DM57N03
Well as many of you said to check the oil cooler lines under the intake that is were my leak was. I had to order the parts but I am sure this is the leak. Thanks again for the quick responses.
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2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT19W62
Thanks for the help. Called a friend at a machine shop to see if the reluctor wheel is part of the crank. It is not it is a press fit. Well it turns out the customer ran it low on oil and the front bearing spun. With that and the crank sensor rubbing on the re... Trouble codes: P0355.
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13573
Thank you for all the information. Some replies talked about a tsb from GM. We contacted GM to ask for tsb, but they were not able to find it. Numerous hits talked about using an updated thermostat. The thermostat we used the last time was GM. Other hits ... Trouble codes: P0128.
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L wipers VIN: 1G1ND52J43
Thanks to all who replied. Dennis from Wisconsin hit the nail on the head. Installed a new wiper module and all is well. Wiper motor behaves like it should. Thank you to all again.
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L 4x4 VIN: 3B7HF12Y4Y
i guess ill have to close this one, customer declined repairs, heres what I found, I finally was able to re-produce problem on the rack, by road tested in 4x4 and inducing the noise/vibration, then, kept drive train loaded up , by holding my foot on the gas/br...
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1989 Ford Ranger S 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR1OAXK
first of all i want to thank everyone for their help, i receved 38 replies on this truck.The problem end up being a bad crank sensior,this is the second crank sensior from napa. im a little hot because when you buy a part you would think that it would be good.... Trouble codes: N0.
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62WVH
With this T-bird many good ideas from dpfe, syncronization (not sure how that is dne here), What we determined was the PCM, That help came from another shop that researched identifix, but after all that customer declined repair. Thanks for all the info. Jackie Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP Sensor Fault).
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L engine VIN: 1FDWF36S3X
I DRAINED MOTOR OIL AND FOUND IT TO BE MILKY. WITH THE TEMP BEING BELOW ZERO I THINK THE MOISTURE PLUGED THE PICK UP SCREEN. SAT IN SHOP OVER NIGHT AND ADDED OIL AND NEW FILTER. STARTED AND HAD GOOD OIL PRESSURE WITH NO NOISES. OIL HAD 3000 MILES WITH SHORT T...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21S6X
well technically I actually did not fix it,but I did get to the root of the problem. I better start from the start. I originally saw this this truck about a month or more ago for a miss complaint on #9, I checked it out tested spark,fuel and compression. All w... Trouble codes: P0309.
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L starting VIN: 1FMNU43S4Y
well, finally got everything from ford yesterday. Delivered the vehicle to the customer today. It turned out the a**holes that cleaned the intake caused it to melt on the inside partially restricting some cylinders and in one of the casting bosses molded into ...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L interior lights VIN: 2FMZA51491
All the help I was offerred was unanimous, latch switch failure indicated, and they were right! It was the lift gate switches. There are two and they both were bad. For any who may have this problem in the future, one of the most important things I learned ...
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1FAHP6OAX4
Thanks for all the replies, this one was a little tricky. I decided to take new coil back off and reinstall old one cleared codes. Test drove until light came back on found codes po351, po308 and po358. Since I have done had new coil on number one i put it in ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0351, P0355, P0358.
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1999 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L Transfer Case VIN: 1GTDT14X8X
Thanks to everyone that submitted help. Heres the news. The tires were all the correct size. Measured them and everything. Got the truck to make the sound on the lift finally by power breaking it in 4x4 and BANG. Its a sound that I never want to hear again it ...
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2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GTHK23311
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. I NEVER FOUND A WAY TO MONITOR ANY MISFIRES (A HEAT GUN WONT WORK BECAUSE IT'S TOO INTRMITTENT). RUNNING BG THROUGH IT SEEMED TO CLEAR IT UP. CUSTOMER HAS BEEN DRIVING IT FOR TWO WEEKS AND SAID IT'S BETTER. I'D SAY IT WILL LIKELY NEE...
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2005 Honda Accord Hybrid 3.0L Hybrid VIN: JHMCN36415
Thanks to all who responded. After driving the vehicle for 2 days, the IMA lamp mysteriously went out. After scanning it again, we found code P0A7F- Hybrid Battery Module Deterioration. A quick check found that this code can be set by the IMA control module...
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2006 Jeep Commander (Truck) 4.7L abs VIN: 1J8HG582X6
It was necessary to remove wheel position sensor in steering wheel to recenter it to zero in the straight ahead position. Now vehicle drives normal with no premature abs activation.
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2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L gas filling VIN: 56GJ3972KD
thanks to all that replied to my help request.the charcoal canister is bad the charcoal came out of the canister and plugged the vent line from the gas tank.removed line from tank at canister found the hole blocked off with charcoal.still waiting on the kia de...
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L all running lights VIN: KNDJC73343
thanks to all that replied we have tried everything and still have no tail lights or running lights...customer has taken car back to dealer where they bought it. thanks again to all.
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2003 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L power steering VIN: 1LNHM82W93
Thanks to all who have replied to my help request. Thanks for your help and time. Well guys I wasn't sure if this one was fixed so I waited alittle while before I posted the fix. The problem was the rear air suspension module. It was causing the solenoid on t...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L ignition cylinder VIN: WDBHA22E9R
Thanks for all who responded to this problem. I eventually got lock cylinder to turn by tapping on column lock assembly while trying to turn key, thought key was going to break but got lucky and turned it far enough to remove cylinder. The column lock assembly...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA32E1S
First of all, thank you all for the quick responses! I accessed and cleared the code (26). According to Alldata, the code was not applicable to US made Mercedes!? Test drove with no codes so vehicle is on its way to the wholesale god. I will remember the i...
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2006 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L steering VIN: JN8AZ08T76
Well thanks for the info i received on this vehical. It ended up being the pump. INstalled a new nissan power steering pump and all was good
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G3NL12FX2
Well, this turned out to be an easy fix. I decided to check a few fuses on each output wire from the ignition switch and make sure that they had 12 volts in the appropriate switch positions. I found one supply circuit that should have been providing voltage in... Trouble codes: B1379 (b2960-), B2960 (b3128-), B3128.
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L engine oil leaks VIN: YS3FB45S73
Hi everyone and thanks for the help, we cleaned this engine and rechecked after a long drive and found it was leaking from the trans, rear main, front seal, timing cover and steering pump, the 2 worst leaks were the front and rear seals which is all the custom...
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1998 Toyota T100 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4TN14D4W
Hi Everyone, Thank you again for all your help. I tell you. This is a great tool. Even if the answers are not exactly right they always give you a direction and what to look for and what to eliminate. This turned out to be a mass air flow sensor. It checked... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean fuel), P0300 (multiple misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1), P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4), P0305 (Misfire cylinder 5), P0306 (Misfire cylinder 6).
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2001 Toyota Solara SE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2T1CG22P01
SORRY I TOOK SO LONG TO GIVE FEEDBACK-I WANTED IT TO BE ON THE ROAD LONG ENOUGH TO MAKE SURE IT WAS OK--A COUPLE TECHS SUGGESTED TO CHECK THE TPS-SO WE DID AND SURE ENOUGH WITH USING A LAB SCOPE IT HAD SEVERE DROP OUTS IN THE PATTERN BACK TO THE COMPUTER-NO CO...
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2006 Toyota Sienna CE 3.3L Heater VIN: 5TDZA23C66
We elected to send this one to the dealer. I was a bit weary of flushing the core because of the electric water vavle attached to it and the lack of easy access. Thanks to those who replied.
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Failsafe VIN: 3VWCP21C52
Once we changed TCM all was ok, did not have to reprogram worked good. Thanks for the help on this one
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Missfire VIN: WVWPH23B83
A big THANKS goes out to everybody at iatn. Bruce from maine and Richard from georgia you both were correct, I had a broken valve spring on the center intake valve!!! I think this customer is verry lucky because I dont know how this thing could still run and n... Trouble codes: 16684 (random/multiple misfire detected), 16685 (cylinder 1 misfire detected).
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L dome lamp VIN: 3VW5P69M93
Hey a big Thank you to all the help I received on that door problem I was having on the Astrostart installation. Turned out like everyone said, bad door switch, but I ended up putting in Both! After taking them out and looking at the microswitch you can see ...
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