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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L air bag VIN: 2HND18853H
got this mdx with code 53-31 srs unit failure. light not on when vehicle came in. saw new battery so i cleared the code sent the custmer on her way. srs light comes on and gose off randomly while driving.(about 4 times a day) i can not get it to act up, perfor...
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Left front wheel area VIN: WAUAF78EX6
Ok, this is actually my wifes car. Has been to the dealer with a left front wheel noise. Audi had it for 3 days and has no idea where the noise is coming from. Its a metal on metal clunk when braking and/or on take off. I've replace front pads and rotors on th...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L rear brakes locked VIN: WBAD06323V
This vehicle was brought in with the rear disc brakes locked.I opened the rear disc bleeder and both rear wheels unlocked instantly.I pushed on the brake pedal and they locked up again but only for about a minute and have worked properly ever since.This has ha...
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1999 BMW 528i 2.8L ABS Module VIN: WBADM6339X
Hi, this 528 originally came in suffering from an acute case Christmas tree dash syndrome. Replaced aforementioned parts I've also replaced the ASC module Pt # 1 265 900 001 or 34 52 6 756 343 for typical can bus faults; 112 and code 55 ASC intake valve. It al...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Cuts out VIN: WBADM6348Y
Customer complains of the engine dying when cold - has relatively consistent drop-outs and there is a light sucking sound when the drop-out occurs. I suspect the sound is nothing more than the throttle blade in the absence of the sounds of combustion. However,... Trouble codes: 68/P0, 222/P, 146 (Trans code - CAN torque interface), 148 (Trans code - CAN engine temperature)
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT63462
Vehicle came to me after being at dealer.Went in to dealer with no service light on.They replaced valve cover gasket(second time in 6 months)for leakage.They also replaced some Vanos lines that were supposedly leaking.Customer brought back vehicle to them afte... Trouble codes: 104 (Camshaft B Over Advanced or System Performance)
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 5UXFA53582
car towed in, brake pedal goes to floor when depressed. drove it into the shop using the hand brake. inspected brake system. found front brakes worn out. recommended new master cylinder. replaced front brakes, discs and pads. replaced master cylinder.(34 31 6 ...
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBAGL634X2
OK thanks in advance, sorry I donít have any more information yet. This BMW came in and I have these codes, and need some help in the right direction for diagnostic. 2731 camshaft control Inlet. 274E misfire detection, check sum failure 2742 misfire detectio... Trouble codes: 2731 (camshaft Control Inlet), 274E, 2744 (misfire detection cy1), 2744 (misfire detection cy1), 2747 (misfire detection cy3), 2749 (misfire detection cy2)
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L trans light rattle at iddle noise iside trans VIN: 1G6KD57Y52
we have brought down the transmission on 3 diffrent occasions and cannot find a binding noise to justifield the rattling noise at idle only, we replaced torque convertor, overhaul kit,filter
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1995 Chevrolet K2500 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCGK29F3S
1995 Chevrolet K2500 6.5 Diesel, runs and then stalls
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Surge VIN: 1G1JF12T4V
ok guys this car runs good down the road but coming to a stop and at a idle it wants to surge up and down hard. The tach will also jump up and down. With the scanner hooked up it acts like it looses injector pulse when it does it. I have replaced computer,cran...
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4FH879WY
Need help with this 2000 Blazer guys. Here's what's happening. Customer brought it in for cutting out and misfiring. Basically can drive, but if you lean into the gas pedal at all, it will start boging down and back fire at times. When in the shop this misfiri... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire)
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AL12F65
Looking for help on wifes car. Only happened twice, on Christmas eve, and again today. Problems go away after sitting a few minutes. When driving for extended period of time, about 40 minutes. CEL came on, Traction light came on, power steering message came up... Trouble codes: P0700 (Trans control system fault), U0101 (Loss of comm with trans control module), U2100 (CAN bus communication), U2103 (Fewer controllers on bus than programmed), U2106 (Loss of communication with transmission control system)
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Stall VIN: 1GCHK23295
Cleared codes, only one that comes back is 642. Truck will start, run fine then start running rough and stall. Sometimes will restart right away. Not a diesel guy. Anyone seen this before? Thanks Trouble codes: P0642, P0700, P1404
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on
Vehicle came in for a MIL. Diagnosed and replaced faulty evap vent solenoid. customer returns with MIL on again. This time it has a p0171 system lean. Intake was removed and inspected for vac leaks and cracks(none found) and reinstalled with new gaskets. Throt... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0455 (evap large leak)
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L door locks VIN: 3C8FY68B52
I've got this pt here that's giving me a little problem. Original complaint was door locks not working, verified powers and grounds at module, verified input from all switches, (driver's door lock cylinder switch does not work, 5v all the time),jumpered module...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.8L Suspension VIN: 2C8GM48L45
Hey Guys, I'm getting a rattle noise in the right front. Checked sway bar links and sway bar bushings they are tight. All steering and suspension parts are tight at least I cannot move them with a bar. It sounds like the struts so we replaced them noise is st...
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2007 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 4.0L starter VIN: 2A8GM48L47
I have this 2007 Pacifica that is a nightmare. It came in for a nop start, would turn over for a brief second(less than 1 second) and stop. did initial test found power and ground at starter when someone went to crank so I installed a starter, it did the same ...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7KF23661
Good Afternoon fellow techs, I am looking for known concerns on a cummins diesel, I have intermittent ECT, Boost, IAT , and APP signals that shows up as 0.0 volts on scanner data. All happen at the same time, I can get it to act up on every road test, a couple... Trouble codes: P0217, P0122, P0117, P0237, P1488, P1475
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU28C53
this vehicle came in two weeks ago for a no-start condition. we verified the concern. what this does, is start and run for 3 seconds then die. if you hold the throttle, it will continue running, but very poorly, and it will set p0341 for no cmp signal. we oder... Trouble codes: P0341
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2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L hvac VIN: 1D7HU18N68
Thanks in advance for any help. This truck came in after over heating engine & leaking coolant into cyl. #7 . The truck was hit in the front end & repaired else where & not enough anti freeze was put back in the system causing over heat . Customer put a stop l...
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1988 Ford LTD Crown Victoria 5.0L Misfire VIN: 2FABP73F9J
Engine has a constant miss. At idle it is hard to tell it is missing, but by pulling off #3 wire there is no rpm change. Looks good on scope, vacuum dead steady at 20, wire on or off,checked fuel injector pressure drop-good... can hear injector clicking when r...
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1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L starter VIN: 1FTEF14Y4J
the problem is that when cranking, starter stays engaged for several seconds after starting. we replaced with new ford starter and still does same thing. anyone seen this before?
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1994 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEX14N4R
Recently replaced ball joints on this vehicle and went to test drive it and noticed a fuel leak dripping from under the hood. Upon closer inspection identified fuel was leaking from the EVAP canister. What is typically the problem when this happens. Thank you ...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L shifts late , no tcc VIN: 1FMDU35PXV
Customers complaint is that it shifts very late. When this happens BARO reading is very low , under 18hg or 124hz. This randomly occurs sometimes weeks apart . We are 900 feet above sea level.It also has no command for TCC. Shifts are commanded late.Here is th...
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1998 Ford F-150 5.4L heater core VIN: 1F
cust complaint of a coolant swashing noise in htr. core. possible air locked in system. veh is not overheating, engine runs great. has new radiator cap. veh has no coolant leaks at all. starting to suspect possible water pump cavitation issue but not sure. wou...
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTYR14U13
I'm stumped on this 2003 Ford Ranger no start condition. 3.0L V6 died on the customer while driving.crank and cam sensors where replaced by the customer before we saw it. I've confirmed crank and cam sensor signals to the ECM are good. cam sensor is synced. Al...
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2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Starting VIN: 1FT7989873
hey guys i have a 04 ford explorer here , the customer changed the battery himself now vehicle does not start. i believe it is go to be an anti theft issue . is there a procedure for resetting the anti theft light blinks when key is on blinks rapidly with key ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21P54
Hello, This 2004 F350 with the 6.0 Dsl came into our shop with a misfire. Hooked up our IDS and found #8 cylinder misfiring. Performed KOEO injector test. P0283 is generated. Performed pinpoint tests per code charts. Tested harness for a short to voltage or gr... Trouble codes: P0283 (8 Cylinder Injector Circuit High)
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1998 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKDM19W7W
Hello GM Techs, I have this vechicle came in with the high 3500rpm. the rpm always stay hight no matter hot or cold. i hook up the scan found code p0113 and also the intake temp show on scan -40.I took out the throttle boby check plate & the revet ok. I replac... Trouble codes: P0113
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2001 GMC W3500 5.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4KDB4B17R1
HELP!!! Afternoon everyone. This truck is breaking the bank here. The truck, though a GMC, is an Isuzu platform with a GM power train 5.7 L Vin coded R. Came in two weeks ago with a no/hard start, lacks power some times and will stall some times. After going o...
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1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEG8658S
Hi gentelmen I haved a wire one car drives normally but every other time the mil will come on car will feel slugish runnig rich but no codes I check all my grounds connectors for all sensors & ecm open ecm & nosings of foul play change the fuel pump relay beca...
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L starter VIN: SHSRD78873
Hi fellow techs. I am working a 03 honda CR-V. It came in on a hook for a no start condition. We pushed it into the shop tried starting it and the starter ran but did not engage into the flywheel. I thought , that is easy, it needs a starter. I installed a Bos...
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2004 Honda Accord LX 3.0L steering VIN: 1HGCM66434
I have a customer here with noisy steering. She came in last week and you could definitly hear it. Not too loud but it was there. She said you only really hear it in the morning when it's cold and it gets better as the day goes on, if you do some driving. We s...
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2004 Honda Pilot LX 3.5L Headlamps VIN: 2HKYF18794
Hello techs, We've got a 04 pilot that has no high beams and it appears you have to jump through a bunch a hoops to follow this tree and may need Honda tools or special tools. Perhaps you Honda techs have seen this before. We replaced the bulbs first. The low ...
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2008 Infiniti EX35 3.5L Cuts out VIN: JNKAJ09E78
hello everyone! this one has intermittent stalling. [original customers complaint before we touched anything] when you are on intersection making left waiting for traffic it sometimes stalls. when you put it on reverse and gently touch gas pedal it sometimes ...
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2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L Excessive knocking VIN: SAJWA73B74
Vehicle has a very loud knocking noise only under acceleration (heavy acceleration). It sounds like detonation (the "marbles in cylinder" sound), but it is very pronounced. So much so we initially thought it was a mechanical problem. We put "ears" on the bell... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304, P0306
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L mounts VIN: JT6HF10UXY
lexus/ toyo techs I need some help on this one. The story starts with one of our techs replaced the timing belt and now the customer says it idles rough. The complaint actually is not a rough idle but a resonance throughout vehicle at idle in gear.I have been ...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz S600 6.0L Suspension VIN: 1Y12293293
rear suspension seems low I have replaced accumulators my question is I also have an ABS and ASD light on with a steering angle sensor code could this prevent suspension operation, also I have removed steering wheel and found what looks like normal clock sprin...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTK56FX6
Have this car from another shop. Customer hit pothole, car started running bad. he took to shop, had a hole in block. After installation of used motor, had check engine and SRS lights on. can not communicate with any module. checked fuses, disconnected battery...
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1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2FAFP74W3W
This vehicle was brought in for a simple problem, it sputters and misfires after about 2 min. after start-up until it warms up. I have replaced spark plugs,boots and MAF sensor. The MAF sensor baro reading was 151hz. and according to my hotline it should be 15... Trouble codes: P0304
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L keyoff draw VIN: WMWRC334X4
Help!!! This Mini is giving us a Maxi headache!!! Car came in with battery run down. Charged battery and it failed test with less than 400cca. Checked draw with new battery installed and it was 1.3 amps. Latched driver's door and hood latch with key out- draw ...
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Starting
hi all i am a transmission tech and we all get involved on mysterys this veh will crank over with noid lite on inj hrns constant lite scanner will not communicate has no spark has a crank/sensor/dist looking style/looks new (cust bought veh like this)connector...
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Stall VIN: 4A3AK44Y4S
Hi all, Car came in stalling, When car does stall there is always a long crank to re-start. Hooked up scan tool no codes stored. Car has new Cam/Crank sensors installed. We scopped Cam and Crank sensors and when car stalls out we see 9volt reference down. We s...
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1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1HJO1P2M
Car came in running rough with MIL light flashing 1,2,3,4,5. I pulled codes 00068 undocumented,55 system ok,11 crank angle sensor,22fuel pump circuit,and33 oxygen sensor with scan tool and after looking at the wiring diagram decided the only even remotely comm... Trouble codes: 55 (system ok), 11 (crankangle sensor or circuit), 22 (fuel pump circuit), 33 (oxygen sensor)
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1999 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1CA21AOX
Good afternoon techs, mechanics, and geniuses, i honestly almost forgot i have this tool available to me... this maxima stalls cold. only cold. when the outside temp. is below freezing, and it will only do it for a few minuter(possibly 4 tries), then it runs...
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2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L timing belt / valves VIN: 5N1ED28Y2Y
Looking for a bit of advice on this Nissan. Truck came in after the timing belt snapped. Customer attempted to replace belt himself. Re-installed customes belt in proper timing and ran compression check. Cyl 4 & 5 have low compression so I am assuming valves h...
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L security VIN: SN1ED28Y01
after sit for 4 days or more battery is dead, paracitic draw is 720 ma. drops to 180ma when interior light/smart entrance modual fuse is pulled, this is 7.5 amp fuse that in not switched. the right door switch does not turn on the dome light. If I unplug the t...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09X62
I have a reoccurring p1130 for the swirl control valve. I have tested both solenoids on the vacuum tank, checked for proper vacuum routing and checked for vacuum leaks. I have tested both swirl and power valves to see if they hold vacuum. i have tested the vac... Trouble codes: 1130 (swirl control valve solinoid valve)
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2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L high idle VIN: 1N4AL11D32
we did a fuel injection & throttle body service on this car...runs great, but now the idle remains very high. how can i reset the idle without sending it to the dealer? thanks, bill
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall
This vehicle has a no start cold very intermediate. Happened this morning and last time it happened was Dec. last year. Check in Dec. no code had crank signal. Got it started by hold acc to floor which told me it was flooded but I have no reason that I can see...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L no injector pulse VIN: 1G2NE52E8X
Initially when the vehicle came in it had a loose connection at the main fuse block panel under the hood...that has been taken care of. Also had a stuck pin in the lock cylinder so the key would not turn. We replaced the lock cylinder and have gone through the...
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2005 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L Battery VIN: YS3FB49S25
This car has 2 draws on the battery. Sometimes I had a 250ma draw sometimes a 140ma draw and sometimes a 550 ma draw. If the draw is 250ma or less I can remove fuse 9 of the interior fuse panel (left of dash) and make the draw acceptable (5ma). It is the B+ fo...
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 5TENL42N81
Ok heres the story on this truck customer has been throwing parts at this truck and hasnt fixed his issue. The truck has a noticeable rough idle at 680-700 rpm. In open loop 1000 rpm the truck idles good LTFT 3.4% to -3.5% short term 0%. Soon as the truck hits...
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L security, inside lighting VIN: WVWAA63BXW
help i'm banging my head and i need to stop before permanent damage is done. this "thing" came in with the complaint of the interior lights coming on when they felt like it. After 3 days of checking and replacing the listed parts we are basically back to where...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L warning lights VIN: 3VWSA29M6Y
The customers husband jump started or charged the battery (shes not sure which) and ever since then all the warning lights remain on after starting the car for about ten minutes then they all go out and work normally. The gauges and odometer are not affected a...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L shift VIN: 3VWTG29M61
We are not a Transmission shop. This car was towed in for a no start dead battery, possible alternator. We charged the battery so the engine would turn over. Replaced many fuses and the 150amp alternator fuse. (Customer states triple A man tried for a long ti...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: WVWSP61J73
Engine turn over but will not start. Engine runs on silicone. We have recheck timing mark on flywheel, cam position and injection pump base alignment mark. All appear to be correct. We have fuel to the pump and fuel in the cylinders. When we crack a line fuel ...
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Unable to refuel VIN: 3VWCK31C05
Not much experience on VW so bear with me. Customer complaint of not being able to put fuel into tank the last few days.. Tank is not full at this time. My info system doesn't have a very good description of the evap system but I think it is much like domestic...
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2006 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEV71K86
If I didn' have bad luck I wouldn't have any luck at all... This car came from a body shop with the airbag light on. Front crash repairs done. So I was asked to clear the codes. OkÖ This is where all Hell breaks loss. PULL codes. Two crash sensor codes. Low v... Trouble codes: 00257 (massair flow sensor G70 P0101), 04759 (pressure drop between turbo and throttle valve p1297), 00665 (Boost pressure regulation control range not reach p0299), 04688 (fuel level too low P1250)
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53401
Thank you for all the replies, customer decide not [...] do any further repair because he just lost his job. Will post for update if he come back in the funture. Thank you again Trouble codes: P0344, P0505 (idle control system malfunction), P0128 (coolant thermostant).
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L wipers,door locks , trunk release, key fob, VIN: WBADT63472
as I suspected it did go into transport mode. Took it to BMW and they reset it and all is well. They claim it doesn't happen often but it does happen. Thanks for the input guys
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2000 Buick Century Limited 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G4WS52JXY
To all thank you very much for all of the help. We eventually found that the vehicle had an after market alarm system on the vehicle. It had a kill switch that was pinched under the steering column. Thanks again for all the help. We have some great member apar...
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1995 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L front axel VIN: 1GBHK34F8S
the problem was too much end play in rightaxle tube. thier is no parts availble from chevy . put in used 3rd member and fixed it. thanks to warren&gary for the good help
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2001 Chevrolet S10 ZR2 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCCT19W11
Thank-you to all who gave input. The cause of the misfire was carbon build up on the actual valve guide. Only way to repair was to remove cylinder head and machine valve guide's. Was a costly repair but final product was done correctly. One for the book's. Tha... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF52T31
The customer finally returned with the car and I was able to do a compression test and recorded 235 PSI on all four cylinders. Andrew from Alberta, Craig in Massachusetts, Adam from Ontario and Jesse and Matt from Missouri all pegged it. After I pulled the t... Trouble codes: P0201 (Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit Fault), P0108 (MAP or Baro Signal High), P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire), P0440 (EVAP Emissions System Fault).
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD 6.0L Speedometer VIN: 1GCGC13U25
Thanks to everyone who responded. The customer decided to go the aftermarket route and purchase an aftermarket reprogrammer. I do not do custom work, it is an easy way to waste a lot of time and not get paid for it. Bottom line here is GM did not offer a VCI# ...
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1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Electronic VIN: 1C3EJ56H5S
thanx to everyone who help out on this one,after replacing tcm 3 times we finally got a good one and it worked just fine,why the others dint work i have no idea,but this work.again thanx
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Cuts out, JREKS VIN: 2C4GP74L31
HI Y'ALL !!! THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP!! The alternator out put was 13.9V. no a/c signal from it. The van drove GR8 this morning when it was cold. I ran the evap monitor test, no codes. I then drove it and after it finally got fully warmed up (about 4 miles) ...
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2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.7L alternator VIN: 3D7KS26D25
Thanks for all the replies. I have finally had the opportunity to talk to a hands on tech at Dodge. According to an actual Dodge recommendation, most all comments were correct. I have found the alternator can be change to the higher output alternator without...
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2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFTZF172XY
Thank you all for the help! After all the diag and search the customer declined repair at this time. How-ever the results are the #3 injector. Thanx for the help. Trouble codes: P0303, P0171.
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP4044Y
thank you for your quick responses. 26 years I been in this business this one thru me for awhile. I was testing at the fpcm connector and seeing the voltage drop out because the fuel pump return curcuit was going open at the grommet where the harness goes thr...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L misfire heavy load VIN: 1FAHP56S53
Hello all, this one is fixed. Was a simple problem after all, just a lack of knowledge on my part in the end. Had many great responses but in the end it was like Ted, Roger, Ray and Fred said, Rev limiter in reverse. I had never heard of that for reverse only.... Trouble codes: P0306.
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2003 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W13
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was a restriction in the injectors, due to contaminated fuel. We switched the injectors to bank 1, and the lean exhaust code moved to bank 1.We replaced all 8 injectors along with a new fuel filter and the problem was fix... Trouble codes: P0174, P2197.
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTP14524K
Well thank you, all of the replies were good. We had decided to let the customer drive it for a week and he drives alot,before we do some follow up. I talked to him today and he stated so far so good no missfire or ses light. So maybe it just needed a little m... Trouble codes: P0174 (bank 2 system lean).
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1989 GMC C1500 Sierra 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GTDC14H0K
Customer decided that he spent enough on this truck for now. It's his back up for a lawn care buisiness and only gets driven about 1000 miles a year. We told him what we found and replaced. He took it for a drive and was happy with it. It would only hesita...
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1992 GMC G3500 Vandura 6.2L Transmission VIN: 2GTGG39J3N
Thanks to all who replied, great info. I replaced the rpm sensor...located in rear of engine as a dizzy would be. The code 85 went away so I assume this was the problem as the pcm could not compare input speed of enine with output speed of trans. I cannot b...
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 4.8L Extended cranking VIN: 1GTEC19V73
Thanks to all who replied. Hopefully I can add some useful info to this one. Thanks to Paul from New York for taking time to send the troubletree for this code. I had already read and followed this from Mitchell and the bottom line is they are dead wrong. The... Trouble codes: P0342 (Cam sensor signal low).
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2007 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK16367
Thank all of you that responded, I did go ahead and replace the throttle body assembly. I did not post the voltage on both the tps sensors with the truck running but the new one is 1v on one and 4v on the other. That is not what they were before and I could no... Trouble codes: P0121, P2119, P2135.
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2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKRL18531
hi, thanks to all of you for your respond to my request for help specially thanks to william edmond and Joemar [...] which nail it on the head. immobilizer system was the problem, new key and reprograming solve the problem . thanks again MATT
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2006 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L ABS Module VIN: JHMFA36286
Thanks to all who offered advice on this problem. The brake position switch had been installed on 1/26 (shop 1). I called the current shop (shop 2) and told them to check the installation/adjustment of the new switch. Shop 2 insisted the switch was installe...
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2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S61
Thank you for your help everyone. I performed a cylinder leak test and found a burnt exhaust valve. Removed head and sent out to machine shop etc.. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire on 1).
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: KMHWF25H95
Appreciate all your help ,but tried mostly everyhing.Still could not get a signal from the crank sensor.
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1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Stall VIN: JACDH58V8N
Thanks for the info! The intermittent EST code was narrowed to just 2 wires, the ignition module and the ECM. The wires were fine, I tried a second module (factory - used) with no change, so I threw a used ECM at it which fixed the intermittent check engine l... Trouble codes: 42 (EST electronic spark timing).
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Asd relay, ignition coil, fuel injectors. VIN: 1J4G258Y4T
We finally fixed this Jeep. It happened to be the used transmission that shorted out the pcm and caused a lack of communication. We replaced the pcm and put in a second used transmission and the problem is solved. Thank you everyone for your help and I hope th...
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1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JH3LV5239W
thanks for your replies.we found that with the mass air flow meter unplugged you could start vehicle and let key go back to on position very slowly vehicle would stay running.plug air flow meter in and would die we replaced mass air flow meter and vehicle has ...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22141
hi, and thanks to all for putting my suspicions to rest. overwhelming response was the converters were shot. one gentleman even gave me a price for them almost right on the dot, also some suggested to check other systems to see if they caused the problem. i di... Trouble codes: P0421, P0431.
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2003 Mazda Protege DX 2.0L vibration VIN: JM1BJ22503
First of all thankyou all very much for your input, this one is fixed. We all teamed up on this one today (slow), scrutinizing exhaust pipe, EGR systems, etc, and come up with nothing. Then we thouroughly scrutinized the mounts. We noted that the top trans mou...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L no communication VIN: WDBFE67E2S
I must say THANK YOU over and over again. The wiring on this vehicle is apperantly very biodegradable. It degrades before it is time. Replacing the main injector harness was not the whole problem. I found (thanks to all you good people on IATN) that ther...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L oil flow to cooler VIN: WDBJF65J81
Hello, Thanks to all who replied. We believed that our problem was the front pump since we'd already replaced the filter and adapter plate.Along with the wicked noises we had heard prevoiusly, we decided to just bite the bullet and replace the transmission.(10...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Cluster VIN: WDBRN47J52
Cluster was the fault. Thanks guys you all are great.
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2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D61
thanks to all that took the time to help the customer ended up pulling the car from me I hate to release a car with out a fix but we have to know when to let go i lost my shirt on this one I coulnt bring my self to chage for my time when I couldnt give him a a...
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1991 Pontiac Firebird 3.1L speedometer VIN: 1G2FS2381M
OK guys I appreciate the info,IATN members always come through!I tested the purple and yellow wires to see if they were shorted together(good suggestion BTW)but they were not.I was able to access a GM manual from my friends at Ranz motors and found that this p...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G2NE52T6X
thanks guys , some one had put a new coil tower in this car being a delco part i skiped over it. but after checking every thing else i scoped it and found it was bad ... thanks again for every ones help Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 3.8L abs VIN: 2G2WS54284
Unfortuantly customer decided to take the vehicle to the dealer. everything we tried from the replies we have gotten did not find the problem. if and when customer lets us know what is found we will let you all know.
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Stall VIN: WP1AB29P74
Thanks for everybody's replies. This vehicle is fixed. I found a fuel hose routing diagram and found that I had switched two of the hoses running inside the fuel tank. I figured it was something simple but I was too frustrated with it to see the simple solu... Trouble codes: P0130, P0150.
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Transfer clutch VIN: 4S3BG6850T
Well, after throwing out some bunk test information and starting back at the begining, we found the very common dead transfer clutch solenoid, replaced and all is well.
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2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L alarm VIN: 4S3BH89623
OK 1ST Thanks to Don from nj who brought to my attention that the 2 times per second flash meant the car was in valet mode...a quick look in the owners manual explained just unlocking the drivers door with the remote and holding the unlock button for 2 seconds...
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1984 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ60 4.2L Starts and cuts out. VIN: JT3BJ60G2E
Hello there. This vehicle is fixed. The problem was the relay box. It took a while to get a used part. I couldn't see anything the matter with the old relay box. All of the solder joints looked good. Two of the three relays are sealed. I suspect one of t...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L glow plugs VIN: 3VWSP69M03
sorry for the lack of info , after further investigation and info recieved from iatn members on the glow plugs and how they worked i went ahead and checked my timing, low and behold 1 tooth out on my injection pump due to timing belt tensioner failure. Thanks...
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