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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L rear mcalipers VIN: WAUDG74F35
Hey guys, don't service many of these's audi's. Need to change rear pads and caliper has electronic e-brake. Was told I need V.A.G to compress the caliper but was also told there was a way around it but the audi teck didn't know how either. IS there a way to d...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH83471
I have replaced the PCV plate on this car 2 times under warranty. I have used the same parts supplier for other cars and have never had a problem the first time it came back was because of a rolled oring on the pcv pipe under the intake the 2nd time i found no...
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2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Driver's Airbag VIN: WBABS33472
Thank you in advance to all the BMW-guru's on IATN. We have a '02 BMW 325ci with an Airbag light on steady. The light does come right back on after clearing, so it is a hard-fault. The code we're getting with our Launch is Code 13 - Driver's Second Stage. The ...
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L vanos VIN: WBAFB320X0
Dear BM Tech's I require some guidance on this X5. It keeps setting a misfire code on all the cylinders & an oxygen sensor code on both pre cat sensors. I have replaced all the coils & the o2 sensors, replaced the spark plugs . When this vehicle is cold and yo...
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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4GD2213S
Car came in flooded last week. Removed all spark plugs cleaned excess fuel and made car start ran poorly. Found egr gasket leaking vacuum. Replaced gasket and all 6 spark plugs. Car started in the morning and ran fine for 4 days. Yesterday customer tried to go...
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2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L pwr.windows and locks VIN: 1G4HP54K14
Vehicle came to shop with RF,RR,and LR power windows and locks inoperative. Pulled codes U1161, U1162, U1163, and U1170. Unable to reset U1162 and 63. right front window and lock functioned normally when it wanted to (U1161 would go to history when they worked...
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1997 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L Ride Control VIN: 1G6KE54Y6V
HELP Another crapalac Customers complaint/ rear suspension not working, As per GM's schmatic at the level controller 5 wires Orange=Batt voltage Pink=Switch batt voltage Yellow=control ground to pump relay White=ground control to vent relay Black= Ground I hav...
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2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.2L wiring
FRONT LEFT ACCIDENT There are several blue wires which appeared to be looped at the front drivers headlight loom, most of these wires were severed completely Does anyone know what they go to, or if they can just be connected randomly, two wires have ground pre...
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1986 Chevrolet K20 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G8GK26M1G
hi guys,this truck is failing for nox at 15 and 25,port in manifold is plugged,customer does not have the money for manifold removal and i don't work on this old of a vehicle very often-which way does the port go into the manifold so i can try to poke it clear...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2GTEC19R7T
I have a 1996 Chevy C1500 5.7 that has a misfire on #6 all the time. Truck runs great under acceleration just misfires at idle in gear or park. I have a genisis that shows a #6 misfire count all the time, and the truck idles rough. I have replaced two o2 senso... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
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1999 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Engine VIN: 1GCDT19X0X
I searched the archives and found lots of requests and replys that would or could apply to this job, I never did find exactly what I was looking for. So here I sit, operating the keyboard instead of the mouse. I cant count how many engines I have removed and...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W1Y
Hi Guys And thanks in advance. This vehicle has a random multiple mis-fire in all cylinders. A tune up was done at another shop. All the goodies were replace. I remove a couple of plugs just to check if they were wet and they were not, plugs nice and dry. I su... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple miss-fire)
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1NE52J7Y
Hello, i have a malibu that wont stay running. Originally this car came in overheating with a blown headgasket, both heads and gaskets were replaced as well as intake gaskets. Started the car and ran it until the thermostat came open and the fans came on, abou...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Power steering VIN: 1GNDT13S42
This truck has no power steering when you turn to the right.Power steering works fine when you turn to the left.We replaced the power steering pump,checked the u joints in the steering shaft,rotated the tires , replaced the belt and checked the front end,and a...
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2007 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L Transmission VIN: 2G1WT58K17
This is so weird. Need to know it any one had this happen to them or mite know how this would happen. Car came in for engine light check for codes, found code for large evap leak. Used smoke and found vent valve not closing. Ordered part and got next day. Inst...
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2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK12397
This vehicle sets a P0481 code intermittently. Working through the diagnostic procedure provided by Alldata results in the observation that the control circuit to cooling fan relay 2 ( high speed ) has a good feed and a good control circuit to the PCM, the fan... Trouble codes: P0481 (Cooling Fan Relay 2 Control Circuit)
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Steering VIN: 2C3HE66G2Y
This car came to us from another shop. The vehicle exhibits extremely high steering effort. The other shop has replaced the rack, pump and hoses (some more than once) and has sent it to us to figure out. We have checked ball joints, tie rod ends and upper stru...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL45UX1
Hey Chrysler techs i need help,did complete engine overhaul due to blown head gaskets and massive overheating.new everything... set the timing marks up as per factory manual,had two other techs check marks before reassembly of covers ect...checked compression ...
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2005 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L cam ckp synch VIN: 1C3EL46X65
just a routine timing belt change... unfortunately every time we have one of these we get burned. does anyone know what the cam crank synch number should read with a new belt? we tried to reset it but it went right back to - 15 deg. taking it apart again now. ...
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1996 Dodge Dakota 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B7FL26P9T
Good afternoon all. Hopefully someone can direct me in the right direction on this one. About 2 weeks ago this Dakota comes in on the hook with a no start. Tow truck drops it, I get in a fire the thing up,hmmmmm. I get it in the shop and call the lady, she say... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire)
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46FXV
Thanks for the help car was towed in cust states the car died while driving they replaced the cam sensor an the coil we have checked for codes all pass monitored rpm while cranking showed zero replaced crank sensor an know the fuel inj are firing but no spark ...
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28Y4W
This vehicle came in as a no start from another shop. I have no comunication with the PCM or TCM, I can comunicate with the ABS and air bag modules. Also I found no spark or injector pulse. There is no 5 volt reference signal coming from PCM. The car has a rem...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2B3HD46R92
Hi all. Tearing my hair out. Have this 02 Intrepid, came from two other shops sometime after having a used engine put in. Was running very poor at idle. I ended up with it. Found that the EGR was flowing at idle killing cylinders 1-3 and 5. Didnt kill the othe...
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1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L shifts VIN: 1FALP52U6T
customer had backyard mechanic install used trans. took out ax4n, installed ax4s(axode) . trans will shift 1,2,3,4and lockup then bam back to 2nd. solenoids read stupid i.e. first is off,on off, second should be on, on, off but scanner reads off, off, off.thir...
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2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTRX17L0Y
this truck is kickin my a@#. so far it only has an evedent problem when its cold, )40 f. it idles rough, as if to have a vaccum leak. but i have tried every trick in the book to find one and cant, i have checked all the usual suspects to no avail. pcv hoses, e...
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2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Can't find VIN: 1FDXF46P43
Hello once more, and thanks in advanced for your help. I have this telephone company bucket truck, a 2003 Ford F-450, 6.0 diesel, and Torqueshift 5-speed automatic tranny, and it won't crank. My main question for anyone that can me help is, where is the PCM lo... Trouble codes: P0403 (EGR circuit fault), P0562 (System voltage low), U0101 (Lost comm with TCM), U0105 (Lost comm with FICM), U0306 (Software incompatibility with fuel injector control module), B1869 (Airbag warning indicator lamp circuit open)
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMFU188L8
I have done a lot of searching on this and not finding anything I can use. Initial complaint from customer was a rough idle, and rough acceleration. New customer, so I had no maintenance history and customer didn't know either. I pulled codes and retrieved ... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR Flow), P0402 (Excessive EGR Flow)
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L 4wd VIN: 1FTPW14564
customer came in with vehicle stuck in 4wd L mode the customer said that he might have bumped it while the vehicle was off I was able do get the truck out of 4wd mode by turning the dial to 4wd L while the veicle was off starting it then i tuned it to 2wd and ...
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2004 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU74E14
Sorry guy's this belongs to a friend who lives elsewhere so no hands on. She reports intermittent Stall after norm op temp is reached, No MIL and immediate restart with normal ops for sometimes day's. I'm not as familiar w/ Fords as imports and appreciate any ...
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Engine VIN: 1FAHP60A24
Vehicle came in for running rough. Fuel pressure was 5PSI, had good ground, power, connectors all OK. Replaced fuel pump, fuel pump went to specs; ran fine for an entire day. Next day it died while running, no spark or injector pulse or communication with comp...
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2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMZK01155
Intermittently vehicle will crank but not start. There are no codes, pending or otherwise. Sometimes vehicle will start and die, and be unable to idle. It will run with your foot on the accelerator pedal, though. When I saw this vehicle, I cranked it 15 times ...
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2006 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L whistling noise VIN: 1FTPW14526
We have a problem that I'm wondering if someone has run into before.After a half hour or so drive the customer will stop and sometimes will hear a whistling/moaning sound from where she described as the fuel tank area. I test drove it a few times but no noise....
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTXS21547
This vehicle presented with a list of codes. #6 coil was replaced to correct the misfire. Attempted to unstick the solenoid for b2 cam by pulsing a ground to it with no luck. I removed the valve cover and found thick heavy sludge. I removed the sludge as well ... Trouble codes: P0022, P0171, P0174, P0306, P0506, P0104
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2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU59H08
this vechile came in with eng lite on p0442 found canister vent not clicking all other valves clicked removed to replace found full of water and small canister and filter full of water. all hoses connected tightly looks like hose from filter housing goes into ... Trouble codes: P0442
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2000 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GKEK13T5Y
For the GM techs here. We working on a Yukon with a 5.3 engine. Vehicle came in with a lost of coolant, with no external leaks, no overheating. Pulled head and sent to Machine shop, found cracked in cylinder head. OE cylinder head gasket is identical to one an...
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2005 GMC Safari SLT 4.3L rear hvac unit VIN: 1GKET16SX5
hello this veh has rear radio hvac control unit,radio guy replaced control head unit w/3 different ones and they all would control radio and hvac symbols would come on and blink a few times and go off!i ordered unit from dealer and still does same thing radio ...
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2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1HGCG56461
We just recently did a complete overhaul on the transmission. Disc's, seals, gaskets all replaced. The car will shift good when cold. When it gets hot, the check engine lite comes on (DTC: P1751). Also the D4 light will start to blink and the car gets stuck in...
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2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: KMHFU45D11
another pain in the butt car. came in with a battery not charging problem. alt. wasn't charging due to the balancer belt drive was broke. replaced with oem part and replaced battery. car now starts and runs perfect. but take it out and it has no low end torque...
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1998 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: JNKCA21D2V
vehicle came in via tow with a no start condition. after jumping the vehicle, it ran fine. Customer has a strain on finances and we have now had posession of the car for 1 month approx. when given the go ahead to diagnose CEL with p1447 and repairing a pressur... Trouble codes: P1447
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1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: SAJNX2745S
good morning fellow techs i got this jag thats driving me nuts if anyone has an answer on this problem would be much grateful so here we go in the morning the car will not start with the mass air flow sensor connected all voltage and ground at the sensor are c...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L loss of data comunication of park
we already replaced tcm , no change , my idea by the way , didnt fix the problem , so boss it my be little pissed, and after retesting all data lines , i am "thinking "that j-gate it self has internal short to data lines , through out of park switch only when ...
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2000 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4FA59S2P
When engine is first started cold and driven approx. 5 minutes there is a loud high pitch "whistle" noise in engine comp. on drivers side near rear of engine. It doesnt last very long and goes away when throttle off idle.When it does go away it will not do it ...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L .25amp draw VIN: 1J4GW58N9Y
Hi fellow Techs, I appreciate you taking the time to address this post. THis is my first time makeing a post but am glad there is a network of fellow techs to help eachother out when the need arrises. I'm spinning my wheels on this one any help you can give me...
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4FF48S91
thank you for taking time with this one. customer complaint was runs pooly at times. test drove the truck and seemed to run good. truck came in with cel on. scanned it and had a engine coolant temp sensor code. -40 on scanner. found it was unplugged. plugged i...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GL58K72
This one is handing me my rear end fellows! Thanks for any ideas or help. Vehicle has been in and out of shops for misfire codes. Now its my turn with a 303. So heres the situation/condition. LT ADDAPS are pulling high positive numbers 25 sometimes 30 and yes ... Trouble codes: 303 (cyl 3 mis-fire)
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L engine VIN: 1J8GL58K03
Vehicle was brought to our shop we discovered that camshaft was scored badly and replaced cam, noise was still present, replaced cylinder head and after repairs made discovered that camgear was off 1 tooth. We took engine apart to repair timming chain and afte...
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2005 Kia Amanti 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNALD124X4
Vehicle has a Misfire in Cylinder 2(P0302) at Idle only. Raise RPM's runs smooth. Coils and Injectors Swapped from different cylinders etc. ECM Swapped. Wiring Harness wired directly to ECM eliminating harness for testing. New Spark Plugs Installed (NGK). New ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire)
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2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALPL16431
code p1117. very little information available. i was able to get some land rover information from mitchell. this code has to do with radiator outlet temperature. what makes no sense to me is the temp according to my data pid is around 195, temp gauge on dash a... Trouble codes: P1117 (manufacture specific air/fuel metering)
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8VK13T6P
can not get scanner to communicate-snap on modis-performed diag acoording to Mitchell-left back V2 voltage at 1volt right bank V1 voltage at 4.5volts I unpluggled left bank sensor and V2 voltage remains the same. disconnect bank 2 sensor and installed a simula... Trouble codes: 25 (air/fuel ratio malfunction lean), 41 (throttle position sensor), 71 (egr)
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L starter VIN: JTHEN30FX2
This vehicle has only 3 times in the last 3 months had a condition where it will not start, just a click, battery checks out very good and when jumped it will fire up. I cannot duplicate the issue. The starter is a 5 hour job and 300.00 for parts so guessing i...
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2007 Lexus ES350 3.5L water pump VIN: JTHBJ46G77
Has anyone put a water pump on a Lexus ES 350 yet?The book calls for 24.5 hrs. Do you really have to drop the motor to do it or is there a better way.Have 2 on the drive with water pump issues.
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1992 Mazda B2600 2.6L Hesitation VIN: JM2U14147N
This truck has a bad hesitation under load when warm. I've checked fuel pressure, I have 42 psi with engine running. Feels like truck is lacking fuel under accel. I have unplugged MAF and tried also TP with no results. Disconnected exhaust thinking that possib...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz S350 3.4L Timing VIN: WDBGB34E1R
This is a complete engine overhaul which is now done except that AllData and Mitchell does not have the timing information needed to set up the timing for Crankshaft, Camshaft and Injection pump with a new timing chain. The pump was sent out for testing and al...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L performance VIN: WDBRF64J41
I am looking for the air intake temp sensor wires. I can not seem to find them on my Alldata. Any help would be appreciated. This is my first request for help, I hope that it is right. Brian
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1993 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L no hud or speedo VIN: 1N4BU31F7P
Hi there need some help on this altima.The speedo is inop and the heads up display is also.replaced the cluster with a used one still all are inop.Have checked the power and ground at the cluster witch is good.checked the speed sensor and ohm good and checked ...
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JNICA21D1T
car was towed in for no start,identified gas fouled spark plugs and engine oil level 2 quarts over filled,replaced spark plugs,perform oil and filter change,star engine. when engine was restarted the next day it had extended crank and starter seemed to kick ba...
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2000 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D2Y
hi tech. this vehicle stall right after start when temp is cold. if you keep accelerate it. after it get warm up, it ok.then no problem if weather is hot then it stable. i have not start it yet. when open the spark plug they were all black like running rich. a... Trouble codes: P0172 (systm rich bank 1), P0325 (knock sensor)
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51DX1
All looks good on scanner except no rpm, has no codes. Will set codes for cam and crank sensors if unpluged. Will not set codes for coils if unpluged. # 3 coil will fire one spark when first turned over and then once several revolutions later. Have good batter...
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2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01D11
Hello, while checking injector pulse/flow on this Altima 2.4, we crank engine and pulse and spray pattern looks good. Ok, let's do this several times. 1 out 4 cranking cycles and we have NO injector pulse!!! First the car ran like a vacuum leak or bad maf sen...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L transmission flush VIN: 1N4B41E34C
can someone help me with this one, this transmission don't have transmission lines to the radiator how can i do a transmission flush? do you guys have idea or if you know something i don't please tell me guys
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Heating VIN: 1VWADBGE66
It was the heater core.. I flushed the core out with water, blew it out then filled it with some power flush chemical, let sit for 20 minutes then flushed it again. Works great! Thanks for all the help guys
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L cooling system VIN: WBAAD6327V
Thanks to all who replied. I discovered exhaust gasses in the cooling system,which as every body knows is usually a blown head gasket or cracked head. I think exhaust gases in the cooling system are the symptom, but were not initially the cause. There were se...
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Fuel gauge VIN: 1G1JH52F42
Changed fuel pump manufacturer, went to OEM rebuilt. All good
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L Ignition VIN: 1G1AK12F45
Thanks everyone it was the transmission shifter that was the problem!!!
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1994 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3ED46F1R
Well first of all let me thank all of you who took the time to reply to my help request.I did make an error in my update post,stating that I did have a good sync between cam and crank sensors,when in fact it was NOT a good sync.My appologies but I had been tol...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L 4 wheel drive actuator
Thanks for all the smart and helpfull replies I received. Overall consensus was that mismatched tires are always bad for a 4WD but may or may not cause my problem. The suggestion of a bent actuator shaft was one that I checked into first but this one was strai...
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2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L PRNDL/Shifting VIN: 2B3HD46RXY
This was all in trans control module. Replaced module,set pinion factor and quick learn. All is well. Sometimes it is hard to pull the trigger on big buck fixes. Mike
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L power steering VIN: 2B8GT54L91
Hello Group, This one is down the road! Thanks again to all who replied. I know how valuable your time is. I stated in my help request that I had blown air through all lines in the system to verify no restrictions, and at first glance there were none. Th...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B8GP74L01
Well iatn is as good as its members. thanks to everyone its fixed. \The under hood power distribution box was corroded and the vehicle was constantly relearning. IATN ROCKS.
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HA18N12
first of all thanks for all the help what found was that the # 2 injector oring was leaking when it heated up, but there was no fuel leaking. i found it when i was rechecking the injector pulse with my noid light, as the truck was running and warmed up after a... Trouble codes: P0302.
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 2D4GP44393
Thanks to all who replied. The PCM was the problem. I brought the van back into the shop to check one more time and while I had the key on and checking, I heard things come to life. I reached through the window and cranked it over and it ran for about 1/2 minu... Trouble codes: 3D (front fog indicator output open - BCM), 09 (engine messages not recieved - BCM), SK1M, SK1M.
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2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L rear brakes VIN: 1FAFP3836Y
The problem with this vehicle was that the emergency brake cables were disconnected. I incorrectly stated that the parking brakes were properly adjusted in my help request, a coworker was doing the work on this car and disconnected the cables because they were...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L brakes VIN: 1FAFP52253
Thank you all for your valuable info. We haven't repaired the car yet because the owner doesn't have enough $$. We will be replacing the master cylinder soon though as most of you had suggested. Thanks again.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW20P64
Sorry for the late closing on this one. Truck is still not fixed. This has truly become a nightmare. Finally new IPR arrived. Installed with same symptoms. IPR is ruled out. I tore down the Hpop cover and pressure tested the system again. This is the 03-04 rou...
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2004 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L tpms VIN: 1GKFK66U84
NOt fixed , but learned something which is always useful. I did have the correct sensors, there was no sensor in the spare, moving the tire to other positions didn't change anything ( low pressure from this sensor followed). I had a chance to see the an...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L turnsignal VIN: 1HGCM56613
Hi everyone, thanks for every ones input. It was the micu I replaced fusebox and right turn works know.
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2007 Hyundai Entourage SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDMC23387
well i checked resistance ok.puy 12v to front solenoid and it was stuck i switched the 12v on off on off quickly and got it to break loose now cam retard desired is 0 and actual is 0 so if the solenoid sticks it might be at 50 degrees retarded thats what mine ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0018, P0022, P0302, P0304.
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2004 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L refueling problem VIN: 1N6ED29Y54
Appreciate all the replies and input BUT again the customer never returned to recheck with some of your ideas , it has 2 weeks so i going to close thsi and if he comes back for me to look at further i will update, THANKS Paul
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L Heater Core VIN: 1G3NK52F42
Thanks to every one that resonded i went ahead and repaced the valve in the t stat housing and replaced the t stat while i had it apart. after i got it back together it took me a good hour to bleed the system i had to pull the pulg out of the bottom of the wat...
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1999 Peugeot 306 XT 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: VF37ALFZP3
Thanks to all that answered. Peter from England was right on the money. He asked me to check the map sensor at idle (should be 1000mb or 500 mb at sea level). We found that pipe that we installed was not restrictive enough thus giving us the incorrect reading ...
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1999 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2G2FV22G0X
The bird has flown the coup. After rechecking the alternator, thanks to Todd for all the info on that, and even removing it from the vehicle to no avail, I sent it out to the dealer for a computer reprogram. And sure enough that did it. Reprogram the ECM and r... Trouble codes: P1637 (Generator L Terminal circuit).
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2003 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L speedometer VIN: YS3EB49E73
THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR INPUT. JUSTIN YOU WERE CORRECT, I HAD TO SEND IT TO THE DEALER FOR SOFTWARE PROBLEM / UPDATE. I APPRECIATE EVERYBODYS SUGGESTIONS, BUT WHEN YOU TELL ME JUST TO REPLACE A PART WITHOUT ANY REASONING BEHIND IT I FIND IT HARD TO JUSTIFY JUST...
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2000 Saturn SW2 1.9L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZN827XY
We did get the opportunity to repair this vehicle. Our customer was not able to afford to replace the fuel injectors and picked up the car. Thanks again to everyone who replied.
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1999 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L high idle VIN: JF1GF4858X
First, thank you very much guys for your help. What fixed the car was a new IAC ORING.What happend was that the oring did slide to far on to the IAC,And that was creating a vacuum leak.put a new oring, now the car it's ok.
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 1.8L starter VIN: WVWMA63B6X
thank's for the help it turned out to be bad comfort module and ignition switch.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSP69M32
found injection pump solenoid feed wire bad connection cleaned almost started, found air in system bleed out start up normally. Thank you to all that responded . blown fuse not related to no start. turned out to be shorted cigarette socket replaced all is wel... Trouble codes: 1248 (manufacture code).
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Parking Brake VIN: WVWAK73C26
Thank you all for the multitude of replies. A lot of the replies here believed I didn't know that the caliper pistons needed to be drawn back with a computor program. I did know that and tried to make myself as clear as possible. According to a few replies the...
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Blower motor VIN: YV1LW5721T
Fixed! I unplugged the 2 wire connection{blue and red} at the electronic resistor, and the fan still ran, this led me to check closer to the blower motor for what was supplying ground to the motor, that is always powered hot, and has it's speed controlled by g...
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1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Power trunk VIN: YV1LS5647W
Thanks to all 6 of you guys. The info supplied was very helpful. Yes the door panel did fall apart. After inspecting all the wiring in the door out to the A pillar and testing the switch, no problems were found. This circuit does go to the body module and wigg...
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2003 Volvo V70 AWD 2.5L ABS module VIN: YV1SJ59H03
thank you who reply what i understood after reading all the reply's that 02 & up volvo have to new and program. i have replaced ABS module with used module with no problem on 2001 and older but 02 and up have to be new and have to be program
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