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2001 Audi TT 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUSX28N71
this audi came in with many complaints. it pops , jerks and stalls like an air leak, but will run smoothly at 2000 rpm. you can pump the throttle pedal and rev it and it will idle fairly normal for 30 seconds or so then do the popping in the intake again. afte...
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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L ABS module VIN: WAULT64B73
Went to code abs module with Vag-Com and Sofware coding is 00000 and Workshop code is 00000. Is there anyway to retrieve these numbers. Trying to initialize steering angle sensor and need these numbers. Thank You
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F85
Just checking in on this one. Has the P0068 code, on a test drive, a snapshot proved some fluctuating data on the throttle angle, I believe the throttle body to be the culprit, expensive part. It will set the light, also, sputters briefly at time on light acce... Trouble codes: P0068
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L transmission in fail safe VIN: WBAGJ8321W
I cleared codes out of trans and engine. All tran codes came back and one engine code. Engine code 139 electronic thermostat circuit.checked thermostat wiring have power on 12 volts on red/blue wire.checked harness up into black injection wiring box all is goo...
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Suspension VIN: 5UXFB33592
message on information -self leveling suspension inactive. has any one run into this ? air control module seems to be the most obvious, thanks for your help,
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2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L cruise VIN: WBAEU33483
Hey guys! I've got a BMW with no cruise. Cruise main switch does not even light up the indicator. Pulled a PO500 speed sensor code out of it. From what I can tell the speed sensor goes directly to the cluster and then to the cruise module. The speedo works fin...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Customer complain was no power,rough idle,hard to start and idle. We have found numerous faults with this van, 1st, maf code was repaired, problem was with wiring(pigtail plug)replaced plug and wiring. Found 2 defective spark plugs and arcing from ignition wir... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK18RXG
Looking for suggestions on my personal truck, I would like to install an electric cooling fan in my truck but dont want to spend $400 for a kit from Jegs. I dont want to have to have a toggle switch to turn the fan on either. Please let me know if anyone has d... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst)
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L passlock VIN: 2G1WF55K13
help hello out there i have a 03 impala replaced ignition lock and switch. now security light stays on will not flash tried relearn nothing. switched bcm out of another impala, sec light will still not flash thanks in advance
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L low beam bulbs
Hey all you electrical gurus out there. This ones gotta be easy im just missing it. This vehicle came in about 3 weeks ago. low beam headlamps out. my tech, replaced them , easy right. it came back today light blown again. So i start checking circuits, relays,...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L drivers heated seat
Driver's heated seat come on by itself sometimes. You can manually turn it off.
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2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNDA23P26
Very loyal customer brought this vehicle to us with the MIL illuminated, I followed the trouble tree for this code 3 times over & even checked the other possible items after replacing both EVAP solenoids/valves, banging my head against the wall after disappoin... Trouble codes: P0449 (EVAP Canister Purge Solenoid)
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1993 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L abs pump VIN: 1B4GK54R0P
can any chrysler techs clarify the warranty on these pump / master cylinders. i get conflicting reports from local guys and my local chrysler service manager as to how long these problem childs are covered by the chrysler recall. this is my own van (its old , ...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Stall VIN: 1B4GP44R1V
This vehicle has an intermittent stall while driving. It will cut off, RPM drops to 0, MIL turns off, then start back as soon as it cut off with no other symptoms. It also has a low idle at times, but I don't think it is related. The idle issue acts like a bad...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L 2-3 shift VIN: 1B7HF13YXW
the vehicle came in not shifting above second gear and on ocassion will not shift out of first vehicle recently suffered an accidental shotgun blast to the drivers side floor it doesn't appear to have hit any harnesses I have no transmission codes the speedome...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 3B7HC13Y91
help again, thats the way i started the post in october.This truck is back,no start.Turns over good,180 rpm,has injector pulse on all injectors,good spark onall plugs firing at tdc on #1,cam and crank signals look good with sync,45lbs fuel pressure,verified di...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L asd relay/iac/pdl VIN: 1D7HU16N93
Hi dodge/chrysler tech's, I've got a prob.veh.here,An '03 dodge ram 1500 4x4 auto-trans.w/plow+lights/hitch{been on a few yrs. This is a cleveland,ohio vehicle;You know we believe in salting the roads here. What happens w/this is 3/4 of the time you shut the e...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.7L anti-theft VIN: 1D7K428034
Customer states the headlights flash and the horn beeps just like pressing the lock button on the fob- except the doors don't lock. I think he said the truck has to be running for this to happen. The truck has no problem starting- the lights flashing and horn ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Electronic VIN: 3D7KU28C84
vehicle came in with trans code p0713. test drove with scan tool. trans temp started at 72 degrees five blocks later went to 302 degrees-trans goes into limp mode. temp value jumps back and forth from 72 to 302 then stays at 302. cleaned all connections and te...
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1989 Ford Ranger XLT 2.9L no 4x4 shift VIN: 1FTCR15T4K
tested according to mitchell flow chart, not that good. tried used dash switch and controller. no go. select switch flickers when in start position then goes out. never does it try to shift to 4x4 high or low.
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1992 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.8L Camshaft VIN: 1FTEX14H5N
Need some camshaft advice on this truck. This engine is new, as decribed below, and a 270 dur. cam was installed by the builder. It was known to him that this is has a stock EFI system, and the goal was to maximize this engine within the boundaries of the EFI,...
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMRU1763W
Car came in with intermit. no start. the theft lite blinks and also the check engine lite blinks when it will not start. If you do key relearn it will start, but if you turn off or take key out it may or may not start going back to both lites blinking. You als...
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2001 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57441
Kind of a strange one. Abs and brake light on, speedometer and odometer inop. Overdrive light flashing, and cruise control inop. I have vss rearding threw scanner and reads fine. We also have no communication with abs system. Removed connector on abs module an... Trouble codes: P0500
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L speedometer VIN: 1FTYR14U21
Hi guys, This Ranger came in with the speedometer and odometer not working. We've checked all the fuses, power going to the speedometer, all connections and our scanner shows the VSS is working. We are going to try another instrument cluster come monday but I...
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2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L blower motor VIN: 1FTRW08L73
Customer complaint: after shutting off ignition switch, blower motor turns on and stays on, and drains battery. When vehicle is running, it works properly. Also noticed with ignition off and driver door ajar, instrument warning lights come on dimly and odomete...
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2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTHG39R32
The van was towed in and on preliminary check had no spark from distributer but good at coil. Distributer cap and rotor were replaced and we then had good spark at plugs. Plugs are in good shape. Still no start. Checked fuel presure. It was in range (I know ho... Trouble codes: P1336, 91638 (testing and results)
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2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic SL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHC24V37
Customer stated after exiting highway Mil came on and engine had no power and was stumbling. Upon receiving vehicle, engine was bucking surging and could smell exhaust was rich. Pulled 2 codes 300 and 101, figure maf code may have been induced by misfiring. Cl... Trouble codes: 300 (Random Misfire), 101 (Maf circuit)
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2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L Starting VIN: JNKCV51EX5
OK. this car came from a costumer who obtained from a Auto Auction its was flood, and it was not power it all, after we make a research on IATN, we found that the car has a fuse box under the hood close to the battery, all the fuse was check and its power in m...
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2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L gps VIN: SAJJA41C5Y
The customer asked if I knew how his GPS could be reflashed (outside of the dealer). He said that he had done some internet sleuthing and learned that there was a DVD that was last updated in 2004. He wanted an alternative to taking the car to the dealer. I kn...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJEA51C02
Need jag advice.Once every 2 to 3 weeks the car won't start. It cranks over fine.Wait 10 seconds and car starts and runs fine for another 2 weeks and then same thing.Last week I got 3 miles from home and the car stalled going down a hill.I pulled over and car ...
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2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73343
hi i have a 03 sorento with the 3.5 motor. has fault code po340 camshaft position sensor a circuit b1.also at times sets po421 warm up catalyst efficiency below threshold b1 code.has anyone seen this type of problem with a sorento before.haven't done alot of k... Trouble codes: P0340
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1994 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM81W5R
This car came in on a hook for no start we ran an fuel test and found the pressure to be about 10 lb replaced fuel pump pressure came up to 40 lb. Scanner will not read on car. Checked injectors and found power ok ck pulse and found that the ground side is hot...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air suspension VIN: 5LMFU28R23
car came in suspension bottomed out.. code uoo73 rear sensor circuit.. test all sensors good... rear sensor data @ 290000 instead of 1-4.5 volts... installed new suspension module...no improvement... Thanks for your help! Jamie Trouble codes: U0773
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2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L alternator VIN: JM1BJ2229Y
Hello techs I hope someone out here has the knowledge of the system I'm looking for, well here we go. The customer requested an alternaor & explain to me about how the battery was installed backwards. The first thing I did was check all the fuses. There were a...
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1964 Mercedes-Benz 220SE 2.2L ignition switch VIN: 1110211007
Customer pulled car in with key stuck in cylinder,after spending some time I am not sure how to get to cylinder or remove it.Customer has used cylinder.Any help would be appreciated.Thank you in advance.
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 190D 2.5 2.5L runaway diesel VIN: DB26D4HF34
The engine runs normal no skips misses or anything, but when I turn the ignition switch off it wont ever stop running, the dash lights go off when I turn the ignition switch off like the switch is working normal. The engine doesn't rev up or anything. It is no...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Accessories VIN: 4JGAB54E11
Remote does not work, locking and unlocking all doors. It does work with center console lock and unlock button. Using key itself on both side passenger and driver's side door does not operate it either, but only unlocks all doors once with key on driver's door...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D51
this car originally came in with mil on, code p0420 stored for catalyst inefficiencey...tested and replaced faulty converter,retested system, had high voltage on b1s1 02 sensor and p0134 set while driving, tested o2 voltage,2.5 volts at signal wire on harness ... Trouble codes: P0134
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2007 Nissan Versa S 1.8L Lighting VIN: 1NM35TE678
Good Evening! This is a simple request from a Chrysler tech recovering from surgery and away from his normal resources. I am trying to remove the rear tail light assembly from my wife's Versa, and I have removed the 2 nuts that I see from the inner side of the...
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1990 Other GM llv 2.5L Stall VIN: 1GBCS10E5M
I am trying to find the diagnostic connector to plug my scanner into. I have looked this vehicle over and am tired of searching. Can anyone tell me where to find the ALDL connector?
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2006 Scion xB 1.5L Hard start VIN: JTLKT32496
Thanks in advance! I have a 2006 Scion XB that customer states has to be cranked for a while before starting. This problem happens when the vehicle has been driven making multiple errand runs. (Shut off and hot soak) Naturally, it never happens when I see it. ...
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1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6850X
Here is a good one have this car cam in with check engine light on hade code P0304.Check spark with tester all o.k. Checked plugs worn installed new plugs cleared code and road test with two key cycles no check engine light on.Release vehicle to customer drove... Trouble codes: P0304 (missfire)
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2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L all electrical VIN: 4S4BP67C35
Customer has owned vehicle for a year and a half with no problem. 2 weeks ago the battery started to go dead after sitting 2 days. customer had shop replace battery and check electrical. shop said electrical good, no problems. battery dead 2 days later. Custom...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L rear wiper motor VIN: 5TDBT48A12
Thank you in adavance if anyone has any ideas. This vehicle has a new rear wiper motor. For some reason it does not operate with the wiper switch. All other functions in the rear door work, window up/down, rear washer pump. Also the switch that says the window...
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2003 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L shift interlock VIN: 5TEGN92N63
customer complaint trans wont come out of park. abs light on, and windows inoper. found blown ecu-ig fuse. reinstall fuse, all systems operating normal. fuse will not reblow. inspected harness to abs module, inspected base of steering column, harness routing, ...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Misfire VIN: WVWRH63B53
Intermittently cold or hot, feels like one cylinder goes to dead misfire usually right after engine is revved. Plugs seem to be a little fuel fouled, injector service performed, monitored coolant sensor throughout warm up cycle, checked for vacuum leaks, notic... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire), P0304 (cylinder misfire), P0306 (cylinder misfire), P0302 (cylinder misfire), P1570 (engine ECU blocked)
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRL71K99
TDI 2.0L Diesel sets check engine light. He took to the dealer and they diagnosed as a code for the exhaust flap motor sticking. Iím using the iScan II and normally itís very close to OE specific. On this car itís not giving me a definition of the code and I c... Trouble codes: P948, 01164 (OE Specific No Definition Available)
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29511
I got a Volvo that will not fix. Trying to get this thing to pass inspection but has code 28 fuel intergrator. I checked iatn, not a car i normally work on, that lead me to replace o2 sensors, check for vacuum leaks found bad regulator leaking fuel(replaced). ... Trouble codes: P0133 (Bank 1 sensor 1 slow response obd-code), 28 (volvo code)
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2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L High Side Pressure VIN: YV1TS59256
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your input. We've got a bit of a situation on this Volvo that's got us stumped. First off, the car was lightly damaged in the front end, and the a/c was opened. We installed a used radiator/intercooler/condensor/drier as...
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2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L High Side Pressure VIN: YV1TS59256
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your input. We've got a bit of a situation on this Volvo that's got us stumped. First off, the car was lightly damaged in the front end, and the a/c was opened. We installed a used radiator/intercooler/condensor/drier as...
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1987 Acura Integra RS 1.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DA3449H
Hey all thanks for all your replies, Since posting, I've checked the MAP, BARO(PA), TPS each had low reference voltages (0.9v instead of 5v). So to all that recommend to check MAP sensor code were correct. I've put in a used ECU and car fired right up. Now, t... Trouble codes: 13 (Atmospheric pressure sensor).
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WBDAUG1C76
I pulled the pan back off again today and inspected the pick- up, it looked good so I removed a main and rod bearing- The main is really chewed up and the rod bearing is very black and scored. Amazing enough the crank doesn't look too bad so since we have inve...
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD64B53
There IS a recall at Audi for these coils that burn up. The car went there to have the coils replaced under warranty. Trouble codes: 17862 (exhaust gas temp sensor short), 17866 (exhaust gas temp sensor short).
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2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WA1YD64B53
there is a recall for the coils that burn up. The car went to the Audi dealer to get the coils replaced under warranty. Trouble codes: 17862 (exhaust gas temp sensor short), 17866 (exhaust gas temp sensor short).
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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF832XW
Thanks to all who responded. We reset adaptation with the Autologic tool and had the customer drive the vehicle over the weekend. Came back with the same codes. Checked the water pump per reply-ok. Removed the intake manifold and replaced the knock sensors. Re... Trouble codes: P1385 (Knock sensor circuit 4), P0330 (knock sensor circuit bank 2), P0430 (Cat sys efficiency below treshold bank 1), P0420 (Cat sys efficiency below threshold bank 2), P0153 (02 sensor slow response B2 S1).
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Engine Oil in Coolant VIN: WBDAM6344Y
Thanks to all of your replies. I Pressure tested the cooling system. It failed miserably. I could barely get a few pounds into this before it started to leak down. I checked for possible leaks on cooling system. nothing obvious. I'm pretty sure, by most of you...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Radiator Fan VIN: WBAGH83431
Thanks for the info,the car has not yet come in but with your help,I at least know where to look with out wasting a lot of time looking all over the place. This info will help a lot. Thanks once again you guys ROCK.
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Accessories VIN: WBAFB33511
Gentlemen/Ladies, I had 20 dead modules, all stuck in emergency mode which did not allow for any diagnosis. Turned out be radio amplifier was soaked in 2 inches of water caused by a faulty left rear taillight lens. I replaced the amplifier $1400.00 and program...
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L all lights are dead VIN: WBAWB73567
OK FIRST THING IS I WANT TO SAY IS THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. DID SOME MORE RESEARCH ON THIS CAR AND FOUND OUT. CUSTOMER BOUGHT CAR FROM DEALER AND IT WAS A RAINY DAY CUSTOMER DROVE HOME AND ON THE WAY HE DROVE IT THROUGH HIGH WATER AND THE CAR CAR DIED OUT HE L...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L spark plugs VIN: 1GCDT19XXV
thanks for the help i am going to use ngk tr6ix spark plug it is one heat range lower, i found a web site [...].com they had info on supercharging the truck they say one range lower is good for 6 lbs but i will check my self thanks again
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Starting VIN: 1GCEK19T4Y
Thanks for all the help. I did find and fix the problem - it was the cluster not powering down all the time. I had removed all BCM power supply fuses and the tell-tale high beam indicator light stayed on (intermittent). I replaced the cluster and it has been f...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25M52
THANKS TO ALL FOR ALL THE HELPFUL IDEAS AFTER ALL THE WORK INVESTED I GOT TO THE CONCLUSION THAT IT IS A MECHANICAL PROBLEM BECAUSE THERE IS METAL IN THE OIL I'M WAITING FOR AUTHORIZATION TO DO THE JOB. THANKS AGAIN. Trouble codes: 101 (maf), 335 (ckp), 1341 (cam).
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L instrument illumination VIN: 1G1AL55F66
Many, many thanks to Ken, Christopher, John, Austin, Ian and Michael!!! All replies had to do with 1 of three things: Ignition switch, BCM, or programming the BCM as per a TSB. Unfortunately, I did not arrive at a conclusive diagnosis due to impatience on t...
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2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNFK16398
WELL GUYS THIS ONE IS FIXED. FIRST OFF THANKS TO ALL YOU GUYS FOR THE ADVISE. JAMES WAS ON POINT ABOUT UNPLUGGING THE MODULE IN FRONT OF THE FUEL TANK. THAT DISABLED THE PUMP. I DID CLEAN THE FUEL RAIL. I DOUBLE CHECKED FOR MISSFIRE WITH THE TECH2 AND CYL... Trouble codes: P1175 (fuel trim bank 2).
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2004 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L engine VIN: 2C3AD36M34
The vehicle is back on the road and still not fixed, although the problem is not as bad as it was before. Thank you all for the great information. The general consensus is to check for cracked cylinder heads or possible head gasket failure. We sent both cyl...
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1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Igniton VIN: 1B3H46T2SF
Well it turns out I was staring at the diagnostic connector all the while, I just had never seen a blue "6 or 8 pin" one. My scanner didn't admit it existed. I tried checking timing with a homemade timing mark but wasn't sure about the precision of my method, ...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GT54L7V
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT HELPED ME WITH THIS ONE. I PUSHED THE VEHICLE OUT TO REPAIR A NOTHER CAR. WHEN I RETURNED TO THE VAN THE CLUSTER WORKED AND IT STARTS AND RUNS W/ NO CODES!!! I PREFORMED A "WIGGLE" TEST AND FOUND IF I LIGHTLY TAPPED OM THE PCM WITH A WOOD... Trouble codes: P1695 (no body ccd message), P1698 (no trans ccd message), P0700 (transmission fault present).
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L heater core VIN: 3D7HA18N52
I removed the heater core and of course it's clogged. The design is not very flow friendly. The pipes enter the core one on each tank at the edge of the core that ends up being on the passenger side of the duct work. The coolant is just supposed go to the driv...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L fuel fill VIN: 1D7HA18N84
hey guys,thanks for all the replies.the tank was bad.blew air through recovery check valve and heard it free up.may work for awhile but ended up selling the tank.thanks again
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L limp mode VIN: WDOPD14496
FIXED! thankyou all very much for your input, nearly all were very helpfull! I do not know how we could have found even the location of this sensor without iatn. And sorry Mark, our part ordering debacle was actually just before yours was posted. I wish I had ...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L heat VIN: 1F1FP93U7X
there is a restriction that ford makes for the heater lines bypassing the heater core. the guy at ford said that he has not seen this problem in 10 years. that is probely because the car has been out of warranty and people have had this problem fix at other ...
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2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L drivers window VIN: 2FMZA51451
Well after receiving several answers from fellow techs,very much appreciated I might add. And looking at the FEM info on my Genysis,wich was showing several different fault codes one of wich was "Fem not programed" I decided best course of action would be to s...
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2001 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR15EX1
As I mentioned in my help request, I wanted to know if this was a common failure item. The responses were mixed. The truck ran well after replacement so I guess it's still a mystery as to what kills these things. I appreciate your time and help!
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2002 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L engine VIN: 2FTZF07332
It was a faulty fuel pump not holding pressure found the problem after checking injectors, and fuel pressure regulator. I replaced the pump and everything is running smoothly and holding pressure thank you for everyones help
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2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 2FTRX18L32
the car had to have an ignion tumbler due to the fact that it did not comunicate with the cluster it may have had a short in the sending unit and burn out the igntion key transducer and wasen't able to communicate with the insterment cluster Trouble codes: B1681.
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L horn
Hey folks, I haven't had the vehicle back in yet, and iATN wants me to close this. Jim in California seems to have the best advice going. I cut open 2 of the failed horns & found the coils overheated & melted their plastic holders & points. My assumption at th...
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Lighting VIN: 1FAFP74V56
Thanks for the help. I talked to the local Ford dealer. The service dept told me that I would have to order a special rewire kit to add DRL - obviously not correct info. Because the car was wired from ignition power to the low beam circuit, the low beam come...
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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 1GTHK24204
Well thank you to all who replied , We have fixed this truck with injectors. The injectors in question were mechanicaly stuck open. I was not sure on how to eliminate cyl's without tear down due to rust and poss broken bolts but we jumped in and found 2 stuck... 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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2005 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L starting system VIN: 1GTEK19T55
Thank you very much for your help which directed to the right direction. I had four replies,David [...] An...
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 3rd clutch VIN: 5FNRL18043
Hi again, everyone. I'm happy to report that this vehicle seems to be fixed. I rebuilt it, thoroughly cleaned out the valve body and inside of the tranmission, and checked and replaced all the seals and seal rings and such. The third clutch was thoroughly toa...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 2.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: KM8SC13D52
I do not have a definite fix as of yet but I may be on the right track. I would first like to thank everyone who replied. I did go thru all of the suggestions and went thru the car very carefully. I did take the car to the dealer. The P0230 code reset on the w... Trouble codes: P0230.
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2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Surge VIN: JNKCA31A91
This car is finally gone and fixed, you guys are great, now I have a better understanding on how the idle control system works, George has a good test procedure to make sure its working corectly, the Iac valve has 4 seperate coils built inside the valve and th... Trouble codes: P0100 (mass air flow sensor), P0505 (Idle air control system).
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1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L trunk lock VIN: SAJKX6241T
I want to take this time and thank everyone for thier help. The owner decided to purchase a master key, which I thought the best for him , now he will not have this problem again. Again thanks for all of your help Stan from VA Beach VA
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ78Y8W
thanks for all the help with the jeep. what we found was a poor connection in injector connector,driver wire terminal was broken and making intermitant connection.repaired with new connector from dealer,tried old pcm,still had #6 driver code,reinstalled new pc... Trouble codes: P0306, P0206.
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4GW58S5X
USED PCM FROM JUNK YARD AND NEW ALTERNATOR FIXED THE PROBLEM...SEEING BATTERY @ 0 VOLTS CONSTANTLY MADE ME THINK THAT THE PCM WAS NO GOOD...ALSO THE [...] WIRE FROM THE ALTERNATOR THAT GOES TO THE COMPUTER WHEN PLUGGED INTO THE ALTERNATOR MAKES THE CAR RUNN R... Trouble codes: P0172 (system to rich bank 1), P0175 (system to rich bank 2).
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4G148K53
Hello everyone, First I just want to say thank you to everyone who posted a reply. They were all very helpful. I ended up replacing the CMP. After all of the other testing and diagnosis I had done or did ruled almost everything else out. I replaced the broke... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected.), P0353 (Ignition coil primary 3 primary circuit.), P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire detected).
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2006 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L Clutch VIN: 1J4FA29196
first thanks for all the replys. i never would have posted a request for a problem like this if the car would have had some real miles on it. i pulled the transmission and replaced the clutch cover,disc,to bearing and pilot bearing. we layed the disc on a stee...
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT8UF11E6M
i`ve done everything and cannot pin this one down.ther is so many things wrong with this car and finding broken parts everywhere i check is is taking too long.ever thing has helped but so far i just don`t have enough parts by customer so i`ll close this with a...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JM1TA222X1
Wow! I feel great after finally fixing this car. When I was unable to isolate the miss I started wondering if it had a sticking valve. I've had old v8 fords and chevys do this but never an import. After a full day of trial and error and scoping every sensor I ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Module VIN: WDBLK70G1Y
Thank you to all who sent information! I have found that I have much to learn regarding the Mercedes Benz vehicles and an reminded that I cannot always trust All Data. I was looking so hard at the circuit diagram that I found after taking a break that I was re...
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