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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Headlight Leveling VIN: WAUYP54BX1
This vehicle came in for routine work. One of the complaints was that the headlights were not leveling. We scanned the vehicle and found a 01533 Address 55: Xenon Range Labels: 4Z7-907-357.lbl Part No: 4Z7 907 357 Component: dynamische LWR D07 Coding: 00030 S...
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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L same VIN: WAULC68E62
Windsheild washers are inoperative.There is no power to the washer pump,we removed the switch to check changes in continuity and all option's show changes when engaged.however with no specification's to referance we can't confirm proper operation,but without V...
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEG74FX6
This car sets a p0336 Crank sensor code, I had replaced the crank sensor and double checked spacing, the car runs perfect all the time, and if you drive around with light throttle and start it many times the code won't set. When you give it above 50% throttle ... Trouble codes: P0336
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2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L fuel tank VIN: WAUDF78E66
need help i have this audi that keeps sucking in the gas tank. if the gas cap is off all is fine. diconnected the lines at the bottom of the filler neck and followed the vac. all the way to the solenoid valve on the d/s of engine. solenoid was constanly making...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADD5322V
This is odd, i have two flow codes, I know for certain the air pump, check valve, solenoid , vacuum hoses, fuses, relay are all good. The pump runs when asked to, and blows lots of air, the passages in the air tube seem clear, when the check valve is disconnec... Trouble codes: P1421 (secondary air), P1423 (seconardy air low flow)
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L cluster VIN: WBAAV33411
Once or twice a year we all get a car that questions our core skill and ability. This BMW is a regular customer and has been under our care for 2 years. The speedo cluster only works partally. I found other help requests with same issue. When signals are used,...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Aux Fan VIN: WBAGH83461
The aux cooling fan draws a current from the battery of approx .230 A. The battery is going dead after 24 hours of sitting. What should that fan draw if any and has anyone seen this before? Thank you!
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53531
Vehicle towed in with a dead battery due to a faulty alternator. After alternator replacement, the MIL stayed on. There were 10 trouble codes. 0601, 0600, 0603, 0705, 0731,0732,0733,0727,0763,1765. I try clearing the codes, but I can never erase the codes. I e... Trouble codes: P0601 (control unit memory checkl sum error), P0600 (serial communication link), P0603 (keep alive memory error), P0705 (transmission range sensor error), P0731 (gear 1 incorrect ratio), P0732 (gear 2 incorrect ratio)
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2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L convertible top VIN: WBABS33413
Customers complaint was top stuck in down position and trunk only opens from lock cylinder in trunk lid, (it would make repetitive clicking sound in trunk/pump area if you held the "open" control button). Cleared codes, retested system, no codes but from theor...
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1994 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L HVAC & Radio VIN: 1G4HR52L3R
Customer complaint that the HVAC will self adjust to 60 deg and the blower will start blowing on lower speeds just after starting off, occasinally. We saw the samething, does not do it on any regular cycle, may go days and then do it 3 or 4 times in a row then...
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1990 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G1FP2389L
car come in fail on emission test, mainly nox are way too high 1600 ppm and hc about 100 ppm. base timing ok, no vacuum leak or exhaust leak. fuel pressure slighly low, replace fuel pump, within spec now. replace map sensor, oxygen senor & catalytic converter....
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2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Engine block VIN: 1GNDV03E13
The van was brought in for a coolant leak. We found the front head gasket leaking. After we toke the heads off we found the threads for a head bolt were stripped out in the block where it was leaking. I have never seen this before. I am wondering if this is co...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L theft system VIN: 1GCEC14X23
Truck came in with complaint of idle low and dies. After sitting in shop awhile it died it did it 3 times traced the problem to the pigtail at coil.Now vehicle will not run the security is keeping it from running. Attempted the relearn procedure several times ...
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 26NDL73F15
vehicle came in with dead battery and customer stated that this is the second time battery died.does have new battery in it. we jump start the vehicle.start right up and charge the battery.and notice both cooling fans stays ON with key off.pull both high & low...
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L steering VIN: 123A5877GJ
Customer dropped off her car for a Power Steering issue. The warning light in the radio reds (Change Power Steering Fluid). The steering stiffens from time to time. Any Idea what is going on. Thank you
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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L cruise control VIN: 1GNFC13J38
Cruise control is inop on this vehicle. Vehicle will not set cruise speed. I have fulfilled all the requirements for engagement( vehicle over 25 mph, in drive, system voltage within specs, no parking brakes or brakes applied)but the vehicle will not respond. I...
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2009 Chevrolet Corvette 6.2L Keyless entry VIN: 1G1YY36W19
I have this '09 vette in my stall. Customer states that first thing in the morning it is hard to get the doors to unlock and once you are in it will not start. "No fob detected" is displayed on the DIC. After messing with it the car will eventually start and d...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP44382
I have this 2002 town & country, came in running bad and check engine light on. We started out by replacing the coil pack,plugs,wires,clean fuel injectors. The van ran the same (when it came in it had codes P0172,P0300). We recheked codes and the one trip code... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 missfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 missfire), P0172 (Rich condition)
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3EL55R82
yesterday vehicle came in no check engine light no. code... complain about vehicle stall,cut out,die while turning the steering wheel on the parking. cool down the vehicle. no affects on the cold start. when temp warms up start acting up. clean up the throttle...
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2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL46R13
Ok so here it goes, Hello to everyone, we just swapped the engine for a used unit. The timing chain failed on the original motor...junk. After working during the weekend to finish this job, this has now become a crank/no start issue. Presently, the vehicle wil...
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2005 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46J15
my question is when i turn the air injection pump relay on using my solus pro the pcm pulses the pump on and off about 3-4 times and then stops.also i cannot turn the pump on at times when the engine is hot (key on/engine off)does this test need to be performe... Trouble codes: P0491 (secondary air injection low flow)
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L MIL Lamp on, No Communication VIN: 2C8GP54L05
Recieved vehicle for a routine electrical diagnoses. Symptoms includes: MIL is on, no tachometer, no speedometer, no heater functions, no radio, no power windows, no high beam lights. Replaced FCM as instructed by the diagnostic flow chart with no luck in fixi... Trouble codes: U110C (Lost fuel level message), U0140 (Lost communication with BCM), U0168 (Lost communication with SKREEM/WCM), U0155 (Lost communication with Cluster/CCN)
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Stall VIN: 1D7HU18NX3
When accelerating hard computer shutting down. Sensors lose 5 volt reference, computer doesnt have communication. Put truck in park, turn key off, turn key back on and computer will come back on. have changed computer, cam and crank sensors, and ignition switc...
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1998 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32E7W
I have a vehicle that runs fine. I have a Code P0171 and a P0174. The fuel pressure is good and the Air Flow Meter Tests Good. I smoked the intake system and found two vacuum leaks that were repaired. When I scaned the vehicle all the Fuel Trims Numbers (Bo... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2)
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U8Y
Vehicle came in with CEL on, P0171, P0174. Customer said he replaced the PCV hose assembly because it was leaking. It was replaced and done correctly. Check for vac leaks, found none. Check MAF and baro readings w/ scan tool, everything looks good, cleaned MAF... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174 (Bank 2 lean)
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L door ajar light VIN: 1FTZR15V3Y
have a door ajar light on and code for right front door ajar ckt short to grnd.unpluged door and tested wiring in door as well as ajar switch-all good.anybody know if there is a common place for a short in this ckt?
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L hvac fan, wipers VIN: 1FMFU18LO1
hi guys, i got this ford that came in 2 weeks ago, battery dead and the hvac blower would stay on, this unit is from a local used lot, told them it was most likely the fuse bax and gem, orignally the did not want to replace. i found the battery to be junk(bad ...
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start, will start briefly VIN: 1FMZU62K53
Car towed in after customer came out of store and had a crank no start condition. Ran diagnostic and found fuel pressure at 79PSI. No codes in system. Replaced module as regulator is part of module on this system. Also replaced fuel filter and checked for any ...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Suspension VIN: 1FTPW14504
HELP!! - This F150 has an very erratic and violent shimmy/vibration. Drove the vehicle for three days and could not confirm. Customer drove the truck for two days and it freaked out on him again. Have driven it for four more days and cannot confirm complaint. ...
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2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L transfercase VIN: 1GKFK16Z53
Hey guys, need GM 4wd Tech help, Great customer. Vehicle came with customer concerned about 4wd not working in 4hi, and 4lo. The only way to get 4wd is in Auto 4wd. I checked for codes, nothing found. When you push for 4lo you can feel the motor engage (audibl...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Differential VIN: JHLRD78912
I'm starting to get desperate here. There is a bearing noise in the differential of this CR-V and I don't know what else to do. I took the diff apart and ended up replacing the tail section (Honda part which includes gear set, side bearings and pinion bearings...
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2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L transmission system malfunction code VIN: 1HGCG32062
Hello, We have just rebuilt the transmission in this vehicle. we replaced the clutches,solenoids, & torque converter. We reset the TCU & PCM. Installed factory transmission fluid. The vehicle drives just fine but when I use the Launch to pull the codes from th...
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2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L battery draw VIN: 1HGCM66565
hi all, this accord has a parastic draw of .020 amps on a 1 amp scale.i think this is 2000 miliamps,which is too much and it is drawing the battery down after a few days resulting in a nostart some mornings..it seems to go away if i pull the backup fuse from u...
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2005 Hyundai Tucson GL 2.0L crank , no start VIN: KM8JN12DO5
used vetronix master tech and autoland vetus scan tools to attempt diagnosis. both scan tools read data error " 000 " when attempting to get data on engine controls. was able to read abs and transmission system. replaced ecu with a new dealer unit. cranks but ...
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2007 Hyundai Sonata Limited 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46FX7
Hello Everyone, I have this Hyundai that has a code P0480 fan control circuit problem. The engine cooling fan runs all the time. No a/c or defrost requested. Did try a new cooling fan relay but problem still occurs. The MIL will stay lit also. Wondered if anyo... Trouble codes: P0480
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1987 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L Cuts out VIN: SAJAY1349H
Vehicle was towed in with a cust concern of fuel leaking. We put the car on the lift and checked all fuel system components, all seems okay. What the customer didnt tell us is that the vehicle will start, and run off of the fuel pump prime. After the prime is ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L poor heat VIN: 1J4GW4S4YC
the following has been done please read carefully replaced heater core for customer it was leaking also installed new thermostat vehicle has poor heat in cab checked all blend door operations all are working and moving re removed hvac assembly checked seals al...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Poor Idle Quality
Hello, All Land Rover guys I have a big problem with this Discovery High Idle. Vehicle came in with high idle around 2500 to 3000. Changed idle air valve no change... Changed Throttle position sensor No change... Before all this I did smoke test... Nothing Maj... Trouble codes: P0300
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2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L infotainment system VIN: SALME11425
Radio inop,nav screen dead.No communication to audio modules,r/r modules to check for power from fuses-good grds good.when I turn on the key i should have light from the audio module fibre optics out to the monitor, no light.Iam tring to check whether my can b...
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT8UF11E6M
when starting is very long cranking time and finally starts and barely runs if you hold accelerator to the floor,
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1LNLM97V5W
I am located in Acton, Ontario, Canada. I am having a problem locating and/or having a part shipped to my address. I am looking for the EGR tube that connectors the right manifold to EGR valve (corroded and leaking exhaust). Discontinued from Ford and the afte...
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2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L engine
This vehicle came into the shop with a leaking intake manifold gasket.removed manifold,replaced gaskets and reassembled.upon starting the motor a ticking sound wich was quite load arose.in fear that maybe something fell into the motor upon repair I removed bot...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBEA28E1P
we know for sure that the coil was bad - now what i need to know is ho to make this 93 mercedes to relearn the new coil. my modis does'nt have this funtion to relearn. i call snap on directly they said that the modis is not able to resset does anyone know how ...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L windshield washer VIN: WDBRH81J74
front windshield washer inop. has 2 pumps 1 for front 1 for rear. to test front pump i pluged rear pump wires to front pump front washer works with rear switch. went to check fuses for power found it does not use a fuse for washers.fuse chart says electronic. ...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L p/s VIN: 4JGBB86E46
car original problem was p/s shutter when turning at idle, replaced all parts (pump,rack, press hose) with oe dealer (new not reman) parts from local mb dealer and p/s feels as if engine is off! however if you rev engine to 4000 rpm p/s slowly returns & feels ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L esp VIN: 4JBB75E66A
Customer came in for an ESP unavailable message on cluster,we haven't been able to communicate to the ESP module, the engine module have active code P20CC-008 (rough road detection signal) we send it to the dealer and been told to replace rear wheel bearings. ...
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2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L solenoid assy VIN: JM2ZU86E02
original trans complaint was od ight flash,found broken band no rebuilders in area,decided on a low mile used trans. now od lt flashes verry rapid,codes: po713,740,743,750,753,755,758,760,[...] and 1788. all related to electric solenoid pack. tried swit...
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L rotors VIN: 5N1BV28UX4
Aloha all members, I've got me a head scratcher. After machining both front rotors & replacing worn front tires, the van still has a severe pulsation when brakes applied. Higher speeds produces a steering wheel shimmy & slower speeds gives you a jerking motion...
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1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G2NW52T1V
TIA for any help on this one. Customer's teenage son bought this car this fall; customer has been working on it ever since - now it's my headache. When purchased they didn't notice that the heater core was by-passed. Customer has installed a new heater core. N...
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1988 Porsche 944 2.5L engine VIN: WP0AB0942J
any help will be greatly appreciated on this problem!!! car developed oil leak after headgasket repair,[single cam engine] oil appears to be coming out of oil seperator, [oil fill tube assembly] removed oil seperator and replaced, also cleaned return ports in ...
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1997 Saturn SL2 1.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G8ZK527XV
We got this car from a customer with a bad motor and they had no money to fix it.Got a motor from salvage yard and installed. It runs great until it comes up to temp and the idle is slutty. It is low on vac. (14 in)if I crack the throttle it will come right up...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67562
PO420 returns after driving vehicle approx 100 miles. Downsteam o2 voltage fluctuates indicating cat not working. No exhaust leaks or other codes,datastream looks normal Trouble codes: P0420
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2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5T3VL52N1Y
this truck came in with complaint of poor fuel mileage. no ses, no driveability issues, both trims are +or- 3 at idle and cruisin on the highway. plugs are fairly new ngks no carbon buildup at all, wires are good. the egr temp sensor goes up when valve is comm...
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L lube VIN: 1NXBR12E31
Oil light started to turn on.Took engine out,cleaned strainer,changed oil pump,checked bearings,checked cylinder head,changed oil pressure switch,installed engine.At test run after a while oil light starts flikering and then it stays on.Connected a mechanical ...
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2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3L DVD system VIN: JTEEP21A35
This vehicle came in originally with a battery drain that was traced to an after market remote starter. the remote starter was removed and the draw was fixed! Now the truck is back with a complaint the the DVD entertainment system does not work. I found the po...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSG69MX1
car came in with this not "I hit a deer 2 days ago and today a light w/ an exlamation point , oil light, and battery light all came on and my steering wheel gave out and now it wont turn on." you gotta love it! driver side light and fender are damaged can brok...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L p/window VIN: 3VWCD21Y03
Good morning brother tech's, I have this beetle conv with a problem with the auto drop and raise operation operation of the power window to accomidate clearance of the conv top when opening and closing the door. It does nothing at all!! however the auto raise ...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B13
can anybody help me on this maf sensor was replaced by other shop. I don't have any german software I do have 5v reference at sensor and battery voltage. has anybody had this problem check engine light comes on after 10miles. car seems to run fine. Trouble codes: P0103 (maf sensor high volatage)
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1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L engine VIN: YVILS5505P
Leaking oil when car is shut off, appears to be coming from camshaft seal. rear camshaft seal closest to firewall. Replaced seal with dealer part, installed aftermarket seal and tried seals from world pac & IMC same issue. Vehicle is in excellent condition rep...
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L intercooler VIN: YV1LS5720T
when the car is outside for the night and the temperature is below zero celcius(-5degres) the intercooler is freezing the custumer as to let the car running for a while after a while he can run on the road. no idea please help thaks guys happy new year.
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L hazard switch
I have installed a new turn signal switch and the clicking has gone away, many thanks [...] this repair, Regards Bill
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L atf fluid VIN: WAUJC68E75
the a/t fluid was actually at the right level we lost maybe a 1/4 cup from what we saw in the drip pan we started it, got it up to operating temp and checked the side plug it was full. so we didn't add any fluid to it but i checked with the dealer and with he...
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2006 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Wipers VIN: WBXPA93466
The BMW X-3 with the wipers that refused to park. Ultimately went to our local BMW dealer who orginally told us the wipers would need to be re-timed (2 hours est.) turned out the repair was a new wiper motor . Surpisingly done under warranty. The description w...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G1FP33F9M
Well it is gone, we were able to adjust the timing enough to get it through emissions, the owner did not care to spend anymore money so it still runs the same. Thanks so much to all of you who took the time to respond to this request.
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1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GKCS13W4S
ALRIGHT-I GOT 20 REPLIES AND 18 SAID CHECK DISTRIBUTOR-WE PULLED THE DIST. OUT AND THE GEAR WAS ALMOST GONE-PLUS THE SHAFT WAS MOVING SIDE BT SIDE IN THE HOUSING-WE INSTALL A NEW DIST. AND THE VEHICLE RAN GREAT-NO BACK FIRING OR SPUTTERING-THANX FOR ALL THE GR... Trouble codes: 43 (esm module), 43 (esm module).
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L harsh shift after p0748 is set VIN: 1GCEK19V8X
Hey guys thanks for all the responses. After doing some more research on this truck i found out that it has an aftermarket computer tune from Diablo. This tune was for upgrades he has done to the engine. After talking to the company they sent another tune t...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Water Pump Outlet VIN: 1GCJC33143
Hi Girls and Guys , Thanks again. Jason pointed me in the proper direction. That was the first one of these I have done. The pump is sandwiched in between the block and water pump housing. You All have a great weekend. Sincerly , Mike
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13X94
a factory sensor resolved the problem. thanks for your responses. thanks for suggesting a oem sensor thats the direction I was leaning towards. Trouble codes: P0155.
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2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52F25
HEY GENTLEMEN I WANTED TO FIRST SAY HAPPY NEW YEAR AND THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR ALL OF YOUR HELP AND YOUR TIM [...] TAKEN FROM YOUR BUSY SCHEDULES TO ANSWER MY HELP REQUEST. IT TURNED OUT TO BE A BAD IGNITION MODULE. WE HAD BEEN TOLD BY THE CUSTOMER THE MODULE WAS A... Trouble codes: P0300, P0141.
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L p0622 VIN: 1C4GT64LXY
Turns out we were battling 2 separate problems. The first was the failure to extinguish the ck engine lamp after the alternator was replaced. In my haste I forgot to mention the vehicles secondary complaint was stalling/ wont stay running. We erroniously figur...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Steering VIN: 2C3HH56F1T
thanks everyone for all the help. special mention to curt for the info on how the speed sensitive steering works, and to will for the input on the steering shaft- you were right the replacement one didnt move in or out either. there were other repairs that ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 4.7L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1D7HU18N94
Thank you Donald and Wayne, you hit on the head. the catalytic convertor for bank 2 was completly restricted. drilled hole before convertor and it ran better, removed upstream o2 sensor and it ran great. installed new cat and cleared codes truck runs perfect. ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2006 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L fuel tank VIN: 1D4HD48N16
Had to do a lot of reading on this on. the diagnostic approach that identifix post was wrong, you can not remove the lower vapor hose at the tank to check the hose being plugged or the filler neck being defective. the hoses are heatshrunk into a maze of "vapor...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L transmission VIN: NO VIN MET
went after range slector at trans and replaced like members suggested and trans didn`t respond at first but i started driving it anyway and it worked itself out.car started taking off in low like supposed to and we are all happy.thanks to all for helpful info
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2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L fuel pump VIN: 1FTRE1422Y
Hot wire going to the fuel pump was popped out from the connector. thank you for all your help
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21S7Y
Thanks to all! The problem was a wire connection pulled off it's terminal on the fuel pump as I installed it the first time somehow... I've never had this before. I do agree with the idea of using an OEM pump. This one was an Airtex from carquest. Thanks again... Trouble codes: P0232.
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L interior lights VIN: 1FMZU73E52
Ya know, I really tried to understand exactly how the lighting and security systems were connected and how they worked on this vehicle. The fix was to repair the broken black wire in the driver's door jam. The black wire is the ground side of the jamb switc...
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2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMDK02195
Well this car is gone for now, it is one of the shop owners cars so I am sure we will see it again, but for now, we did some checking on the fuel pump and had the pcm reflashed by the dealer. We have not heard if it has given any more trouble since, I would l...
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2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L no power VIN: 1FTWW31548
Up date. Code #P0022 came on during last test drive. Fleet card company sent truck back to dealer for waranty of failed cam phasers. Correct mileage for this truck is 79730km. Dealer has again refused warranty, because of excess idle time. dealer estimates mil... Trouble codes: P0430 (bank 2 catalist inefficiency).
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1993 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L alt VIN: JHMBB2153P
Well this is a fix but not as expected!!! Using alldata I performed all test and determined the ELD was defective. The eld is not available. I took my alt to the rebuild shop to get a regulator to wire around the ELD and PCM. reinstalled alt and still no charg...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1J4FY29P6V
Yes we have this vehicle fixed. I have waited two weeks to close this to be sure. We cleaned the grounds at the block at the passenger side rear of the the engine and have not had another problem.
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2000 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FA2SP4Y
I missed the boat on this one, shortly after posting this I discovered that the map voltage was definetly too high therefore adding fuel to try to compensate for low vacuum. Replaced map sensor, truck runs great thanks for everyone who replied. Trouble codes: P0172.
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L cluster gages VIN: 1J4GW48S52
The cluster I recieved from the dealer was bad.Installed new cluster and problem solved.Thanks to everyone who gave advice.
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2005 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13205
We ended up pulling the head and the intake valves on #4 were so slightly bent you had to spin them in a drill to see they were bent, and then it wasn't obvious. On reflection we should have run shop air in the cylinder and listened in the intake. When it pass... Trouble codes: P0304.
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1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SALJY1246V
ROVER FIXED.IT WAS A BAD INJECTOR.REPLACED,ALL IS FINE.THANKS FOR THE HELPFUL REPLIES.ALSO CLEANED FUEL RAIL.THANKS AGAIN! Trouble codes: P1331.
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2003 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19263
Thank you all guys, very helpful and to the point. While I had a bad feeling about installing a non-OEM HO2 sensor I went with customer's request having still warned her that it may not do the job and cause more expense for time spent. Everybody came up with t... Trouble codes: P0058.
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2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L navigation radio gps VIN: JTJBT20X04
when we pulled car out of shop yesterday morning everything was working again customer needed car back.im pretty sure though that it has a bad connection on one of the plugs though as suggested on the help thanks for the replies
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1990 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L temp. actuator VIN: 1LNLM81F5L
Thanks again for the replies and help. I finaly put my hands on a heater control head hard to come by these days as the area salvage yards about crush stuff this old as soon as they hit the yard.heater control now working as designed,Boss is happy he has heat....
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L interior lights VIN: WDBJF82J4Y
after pouring over hours of information and checking several modules and relays I decided this one needed star diagnosis. Sent it to dealer will post if I get any information from them
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2000 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L cluster lights VIN: 3N1CB51D64
I want to thank all who responded to my post especially to Rob from Britich Colombia who got me going down the right path.I started by inspecting the horn circuit as he suggested and found no apparent problems.I then removed all fuses for the horns and gues...
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2005 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L No Start VIN: IN6ADO7405
I want to thank the 9 replies. Most all said the IPDM module they where right the IPDM fixed the no start. I had to wait 2 weeks to get one from Nissan they where on back order.Nissan has a big problen wit this module. Thanks again Happy New Year John
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2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.7L No Start, no spark, no fuel VIN: JS3TE94756
yep welcome to the world of "Immobilizer" Dennis [...] was right on... this vehicle has no light that indicates it had "Immobilizer" but it was a "Hertz" rental vehicle the first part of it's life, so it all makes sense now. it was my first experience wit... Trouble codes: N0, C0DES, NE.
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWPD63B32
thanks for your help I replace the axles and it reduce the vibration, customer satisfied
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L rear axle engagement VIN: YV1CZ91H34
Thanks for the help. We installed the pressure switch because that is quite common and we had a code for that, we also had a code for the pump, we jumpered it with power and ground and got it working and all was good but 2 days later it quit and we tried jumpe...
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