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1998 Acura CL 2.3L Starting VIN: 19UYA3152W
Hello gang. Can someone tell me where the starter cut relay is on this car? Cannot seem to find. Alldata & mitchell says right of steering column but cannot locate. Says it is near EFI relay-(located efi relay) but no starter cut relay??? Any and all help woul...
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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L front eng cover VIN: WAUBG84D0V
Have an eng oil leak at front of eng.Thought it to be comming from front crank seal.Have dye in eng and removed crank damper & crank gear to find cracked front cover.Has anyone seen this problem before & if so what the cause might be.
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1999 Audi A4 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDD28DXX
I work on thees all the time but this one is a hard case. Misfire on cylinders 1,2,4 and 6. this is a slight misfire on thees four cylinders, not a dead misfire. poor idle noticeable poor acceleration and a blinking mil lamp. removed the injector rail and saw ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0302, P0306, P1300
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L brake out mesage VIN: WAUBA24B7X
hi im working on a 99 audi a6 cuatro with the "brake light" warning light on at the instument cluster message center.all brake lights working fine. i have check and replace all brake light bulbs dealer.i also check powers and ground to the light module thought...
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1991 BMW 318i 1.8L timing chain VIN: WBAAJ9315M
Performed compression test and all cylinders checked 175-180 psi. Our shop is is in Bozeman, Montana (elevation 4500 ft above sea level). Atmospheric pressure here is 12.5 psi (barometric pressure 25.5 inches of mercury). Compression ratio for this engine (M42...
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1989 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTDK14K2K
We have a intermittent no idle and stall with an added no start from time to time. We have check fuel pump pressure,map sensor idle air control and cleaned the plates, with no change. We changed the fuel filter when we checked the fuel pressure. If we unplu... Trouble codes: N0NE
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1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1BL82P8R
this is the fun one...with the dist. behind the waterpump. when it came in, i had spark into the dist, but not out. customer ok'd a new(again) dist. cap, and asked for the dist. to be replaced again as we're already there. now with them installed, i have sp...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Starting VIN: 2G1WF52E31
the car will not start and run unless slight pressure on gas pedal.tried mass air flow sensor ,tps and fuel pump after it is running you can take your foot off the pedal and it will idle
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHC24U24
just pulled heads and had plug holes fixed now at idle cylender number 2 and 6 are missing as soon as u come off ide missfire data goes to zero i swaped coils injectors plugs and wires eventthough they are new and there was no change [...] 02s from side to ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2007 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LS 6.0L Cruise control VIN: 3GNGK26K27
this is an ex-cop car 4x4 3/4 ton suburban. I converted everything and it is a great vehicle but I can not get cruise control to work. The only code I get once every few days with no ses light is a 573 for brake switch. The test says to check for short to powe...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L R/f speed sensor VIN: 1GCHK23K17
Gentlemen, This truck came in with the following abs codes c0550, c0040, and c0035. Since c0550 says internal ebcm fault, we replaced it first, then had module flashed. after driving, both front sensor codes came back. So we replace front sensors. Now I have n...
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2004 Chrysler Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD56G84
this vehicle was towed into the shop the other dat lady was driving it and it just shut off, we brought it in the shop checked fuel pressure and it is fine( checked for spark and injector pulse and we have none, cam and crank sensors read out of sinc and the t...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Surge VIN: 2C4GM68425
Hello all, It has been a long time since I have needed to rely on the great IATN group. I have this 3.5 liter chrysler pacifica that is driving me crazy. This vehicle surges under light throttle between 1500-2000 rpm most of the time. Seems to do this more whe...
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 34ERTTYYUI
Vehicle bogs down, wont go past 35 mph. Misfire trouble codes were present of course. Fuel pressure at 45 consistantly even when bogging down. Map readings good and tried new map sensor, 18 inches at idle down to zero on full throttle. Map volts around 1.8 ... Trouble codes: P0300
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Z4Y
Hello a nice one here truck came in with missfire on cly 5,7,8 worse when cold warmed up would get a little better did plugs wires cap and rotor on change come to find out had bad valve seats and cracks between cyl 5,7,1 so put new cly heads on but reused old ...
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2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L abs VIN: 1B4HR28N31
customer states that on high speed firm braking 50mph and up there is a sinking of brake pedal followed by palsation. I replaced porprotioning valve thinking rear was not being applied first causing front to lock up . this was worng. This only has rear abs and...
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R32
Hey fellow techs, got a 2.7 here with misfires on bank 2. It misses for about 30 seconds then runs good for about 5 seconds. You can watch the misfire data & see 2,4,6 rack up counts & then it stops. While the misfires are happening the inj on time for bank 1 ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multilpe misfires)
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2005 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Cluster VIN: 1D7HE42N15
The problem on this truck started by the seat belt light staying on sometimes. Now when driving down the road the seat belt light will flasher & the chime will sound even if the seat belts are fastened. The only code in the system is a B2213 Cabin Compartment ...
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1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEF15NXR
HI All This Ford came in with a no start situation, it would turn over but not fire off. Our inspection found no spark. So seeing this before I removed the spout plug and the truck started. My think was the ECM, so replace the ECM with a reman unit, The truck...
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14CXW
really strange problem here. engine runs ok when first started. after revving up engine, it starts to misfire and run really rough. customer had it at dealer they told him it was bad lifters and fuel injectors. he replaced all injectors and lifters, still runs... Trouble codes: P0303, P0304
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2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5222Y
This Taurus in the recent past had fuel rail pressure sensor replaced twice. freeze frame data long term fuel trim both banks -3.1, vss 0 mph, rpm 706 load41.2%. compression 175-180 psi. slight missfire at idle higher rpm no miss new plenum gasket, im leaning ... Trouble codes: P0302, P0191
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L clutch disk VIN: 1FMZU72E32
I had a 2002 ford explorer in shop for clutch replacement, couldn't find correct clutch disk, pressure plate or even slave cylinder, it has a 26 spline, 1.125 inch diameter input shaft, the LUK part #07-169 is supposed to be the correct replacement but the sha...
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2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAPP34Z24
hey everyone thanks for reading an trying to help. this vehicle came to our shop from another shop that had done some other repairs and tried to address this one also. it had a code p0171 a the other shop as well as this p0054. they found a vacuum leak and was... Trouble codes: P0054 (heater circuit bank 1 switch 2)
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P45
Its a 2005 ford f-250 super duty with a 6.0L direct injection motor. I had a p0264 p0267 p0270 p0270 p0273 p0276 p0279 p0282 each code was for Injector 1-8 circuit low wile testing a p0611 came up for the fuel injection control module performance. Checked powe... Trouble codes: P0261, P0264, P0267
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21P45
I have very little experience in diesel motor. I hope someone can enlighten me. I have multiple codes and they r all 8 injectors not having enough pressure. Problem started when truck ran out of fuel. Customer refilled it and it started right up 1/2 hour later...
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2008 Ford Taurus X Limited 3.5L A/c Clutch VIN: 1FAHP25W28
half power, can't locate ground to coil. Checked Fuses under hood and dash, they are ok. Flip Flopped the A/C relay, no results.
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1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKCS13W6T
We inherited this from another local shop... It seems to misfire mostly at idle raising the rpm to 2500 to 3000. Fuel pressure is within spec and doesnt drop off when the car is shut off. I haven't done an injector balance test yet. The misfire jumps to almost... Trouble codes: P0300
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1997 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1GTEK14M1V
random missfire code.no miss realy felt when driving but computer still counts missfires.have replaced crank sensor,egr gasket,plugs,wires,cap,rotor,new distributer,intake manifold gaskets.set cam retard to o degrees at 2ooo rpms.vehicle seems to go down the r... Trouble codes: P0300
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1998 Honda Odyssey LX 2.3L Horn VIN: JHMRA386XW
We have this Odyssey that the horn will work without the key in the ignition. As soon as the engine is started the horn does not work. Have checked all grounds and power circiuts and all are okay. As soon as the key is removed from the ignition switch the horn...
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2001 Honda Accord LX 3.0L all shift points VIN: 1HGCG16441
Thanks in advance for any help. I have this 01 Accord V6 with trans codes P0730, P0740, and P0780. I have cleared the codes to try and get one to come back but have been able to. The transmission flairs between shifts and has a harsh down shift when it is kick...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF35F0Y
Hello everyone. I have here a problem child!! The car came to me from another shop, they already changed the injector, plugs (with NGK) wires, intake gasket, TPS, and the coil pack. The car still misses. What happens is when it is cold it misses hard on accel,... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 Miss-fire)
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2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L pass airbag VIN: JNKCV51F45
My mechanic checked this car for a local dealer,He had a code of B1018 that the seat occupant sensor has failed.The recliner was not working as well,and he recommended replacing the seat and curing two issues.However,the recling issue is now no longer a proble...
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2008 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L reset VIN: JNKBV61F18
infiniti guys need help, hopefully a simple request, i fix german cars for a living. i changed the oil for a customer on this car and cannot get the oil filter and oil service lights to reset, read the owners manual and checked alldata, neither instructions we...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L airbag light VIN: SAJGX2044X
AFTER REPLACING CONVERTIBLE TOP HYDRAULIC LINES. AIR BAG LIGHT FLASHING. CAN'T ACCESS WITH SNAP-ON SOLUS. cOUNTED FLASHES, CODE 52. SNAP ON SHOP KEY HAS NO INFO ON CODES. I BELIEVE IT IS VOLTAGE CODE, RELATED TO BATTERY GOING DEAD ON CAR. IS THERE A METHOD FOR...
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2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L converter VIN: SAJWA73B64
The transmission seems to be constantly going in and out of converter lockup while driving. The RPM moves up and down by 100 RPM and you can definitly feel the gear change. As you go down in gears the lockup-lockout happens at higher RPMS. It seems to be stayi...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Reverse gear VIN: 1J4GW48S51
Transmission feels like it is trying to go into reverse but vehicle barely moves...we are not a trans specialty shop. (Warranty Company job - They want to know what problem is)Transmission is apart on the bench now except the over drive unit.
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Special Edition 4.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4GW48N34
Customer came in with excessive noise coming from engine compartment and it heated up a couple of times. Noise is coming from the hydraulic cooling fan assembly. It appears to us that it might be turning in the wrong direction, however, there isn't enough info...
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Oil Pressure VIN: KNDUP13113
customer noticed oil leaking so he stopped @ dealership. dealer replaced cam seal (had fallen out). customer drove away but after a few miles the oil light came on. he took it back to dealer and was told that he needed a new engine. he towed the vehicle to me....
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2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L cylinder #6 VIN: SALTW12462
Recurring coolant in cylinder #6 First, Thanks for your advice' This vehicle was presented to us about three months ago with a p0306 and a steady misfire. We did compression testing and a pressure check only to find compression normal. During pressure testi...
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 4.5L Wipers / Windows VIN: 107.024-12
I need a wiring diagram for the power windows and Wipers The wipers are stuck on intermittent mode. Thanks Fax [...]
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JA3XD64B9M
This car won't idle when it's cold and in gear/under any sort of load. As soon as it's put into gear, steering wheel lock or AC/DEF on it will die. In addition to the tests listed I've found a good p/s pressure switch, PFC solenoid, Baro reads 4.01v @ less tha...
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1996 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L Driveline VIN: H8TJ008312
Customer brought car to us for vibration at highway speeds. 90km/h and higher. If vehicle is put in 4wheel drive while driving vibration is worse and occurs sooner.(80km/h) Put car on hoist and spun wheels. Found Left rear caliper seized. Also noticed play in ...
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2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A01
Hi everyone, this car has been messing with me for awhile now. originally it came in with a no idle condition, start and stall. I did some testing and research and found it very common that the iac and ecms go out together on these. I ordered a new iac, and ha... Trouble codes: P0505
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2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN8AR07S7Y
Fellow IATNians, I got one here that is truly frustrating me and my customer. Vehicle was towed to my shop on the refferal of a customer. This truck would hardly idle, backfiring, and would barely pull itself in the shop. It stalled halfway across the shop flo...
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2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1344423334
this nissan pathfinder fuel gauge moves very slow or wants to stay on e after replacing fuel level sensor please help. i replaced the fuel level sensor because the gauge wasnt moving and then after replacing sensor put 5 gallon fuel in and gage didnt come back...
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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1N4AL21EX8
Please help this is the boss's wife's car it has a surge in it after it feels like it shifts kind of feels like a over active egr valve like you're driving into a head wind , to me it feels like the trans shifts to early and lugging the engine the only thing i...
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1965 Rover 2000 2.0L Poor Idle Quality
Just cleaned the carburetor and need to check the dwell. Anybody out there have specs on this beauty? Could use dwell and any other specs you have. THanks!
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L Poor Idle Quality
This is a customer complaint. It would not do it for me. The customer stated sometimes the vehicle would start to raise the RPM while in park. It would usually raise to 1500-2000 but at times it would go to 3000 RPM's. They said it has been doing this for abou...
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2005 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L odometer VIN: 1G8AF52F15
a new cluster is not available for this vehicle so we replaced the blown out cluster (accident related) with a used one. after programming with the tech 2 all areas of the cluster operate normally but the odometer does not calculate. it's stuck on the mileage ...
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2002 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L lights VIN: 4T1BF28B82
This vehicle has a slight surge/pulse mostly in the dome light, some times you can see it in the headlights. Vehicle starts and runs fine! Surge is rpm related, Quits with alt disconected!!! Tried shop batt charger and still did not occur as long as alt is unh...
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2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L hard to fill gastank VIN: 5TEVL52N13
We have this tacoma in our shop that will not take gas, Intermitently when you try to put gas into the truck the gas pump will shut off or spit gas out of the filler neck. The customer has tried different gas pump,gas stations. We were finally able to duplicat...
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1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WVWCA0152K
Good Day! This VW Cab 1.8 has a grumpy cold running condition, aux air valve is working and it does make a difference when I pinch it off while cold. Maybe there is not enough air going through the valve - I don't know. Noticed in the diagram three switches I...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M52
This car has a reoccuring code p0402 that we can't seem to figure out.intake was cleaned about 50,000 miles ago.all vaccum lines to egr were checked and egr solenoid was replaced.light only seems to come on when you accelerate to pass someone and then decel to... Trouble codes: P0402 (excesive egr flow detected.)
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPF71K46
Hello all, Really just trying to get a feeler here. Car came in on tow truck with no start condition. Customer stated that lights in dash started lighting up, including battery light, and that car lost power and died. We did a load test and found that the or... Trouble codes: 18208, 0R, P1800 (Hydraulic actuator valve N331 electrical malfunction - valve resistance too great), 00269 (LED for front differential lock activated in control head for differential rear pressure reducing time too long), 00269 (LED for front differential lock activated in control head for differential rear pressure reducing time too long), 00066 (RR footwell heater)
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1992 Volvo 740 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1FW883XN
Well I need some help.I have a Volvo with a B230F engine and the "Regina" management system.It runs fine on start up but after about 5 minutes it will all of a sudden lose manifold vaccum and starts to run rough and stumble and sometimes stall out.When it is r...
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1997 Volvo S90 2.9L Control Module VIN: YV1KS9601W
Car has automatic climate control.Evac and charged last August, came in today A/C inop. Jumped the compressor relay- too much pressure(blew out pop off valve). evac and recharged (low side only on this car)w/ correct amount, still no A/C. I am getting conflict...
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2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L TCC Apply VIN: JH4DB7653Y
After hooking up a test box that i made in the 80's before you could buy one. The lock up system is controlled by two solenoids and one is for full lock up and one is partial lock up. The problem turned out to be the computer was working fine and only asking f...
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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L PCM communication VIN: 2HNYD18673
We all learn from each diagnosis we do. My lesson here is that the cost of finding some individual problems can exced the value of the vehicle even if it is worth $10,000 or more. Something in the wiring harness or another component takes out the PCM before th...
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2004 Alfa Romeo 147 20.0L gearshift
replaced accumulator all good thanks to the 2 techs for taking the time to reply. you can not buy accumulator seperate from alfa but you can from fiat or as i did accumulator from bmw and turned up an adapter marc
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1997 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CU5211V
This one is fixed. It turns out I had several problems all at once. It took 3 ignition modules to get a good one. The intermittent stall was a bad connection to the new fuel pump on the assembly itself. A new ignition module and a new fuel pump and all is ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire).
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2006 Buick Lucerne CXL 3.8L temp motor VIN: 1G4HD572X6
This car is supposedly fixed? I'll explain. The car had been taken to another shop to have the alignment done after the slight accident. While there they started looking into the loss of heat on the passenger side. According to the car owner the problem was du...
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1992 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L valve lifter
BLAZER IS FIX RR ALL LIFTERS WITH NEW SET RUNS FINE THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP GUYS .ESP MICHAED [...] .
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L power door locks VIN: 2GCEC19R7T
Thank you all for your replies. Most of you were right about the aftermarket alarm. It did not have an alarm box on it as the wires were cut already & the rest of it was tucked up & hidden pretty good. Just a case of not doing a thorough inspection. I will cu...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Misfire VIN: 2GTEC19R7T
It was the intake gasket just like the first five guys told me. Sorry this wasn't closed until now I thought I had already taken care of that. Thanks to everyone you saved me again. Chuck's Automotive Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire).
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1993 Dodge D350 5.9L speedometer VIN: 3B7ME33CXP
Thanks too all that responded.Gutted harness just to make sure all wires in good shape.Installed a new rpm sensor and all systems up and running. Once again thanks to all. P.S. First sensor from dealer was bad out of the box,don't you just love this busines...
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2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2B3KA53H06
Hello:The stalling is fixed,had a bad cam sensor,the hesitation was coming from # 3 coil Trouble codes: N0NE.
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1995 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L master cyl. VIN: 1FTJW36F2S
Well it is finally gone. I replaced the vac. pump, rebled the system & still had the same problem. I then began to question the new brk. booster I had installed & made some calls. It turns out that the parts store had given me the wrong booster. I installed th...
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1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L shifts late , no tcc VIN: 1FMDU35PXV
The problem has not occured in the last 30 days .I don't think I did a good enough explaining the problem .The information from the IATN techs was accurate . It was just generic .
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1998 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L abs VIN: 1FTZR15V1X
SORRY FOR THE DELAY,WAITED FOR THE VEHICLE TO COME BACK, BUT HASN'T OF YET. I WILL POST THE RESULTS WHEN I GET THIS TRUCK BACK AND FIXED! THKS ALL FOR THE HELP.
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1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5146W
Thanks for the help on this vehicle. The problem was in the vent solenoid circuit and not the purge valve circuit that the code indicated. It had lost its 12v supply somewhere. I checked the schematice and saw that it was spliced into the same 12v supply as th... Trouble codes: P1451 (evap system-ctrl valve fault).
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Lack of power VIN: 1FDWF37F5X
Nearly everyone was correct on this one. I dropped the tank to find lots of debris in the tank. Inside of the tank in pretty ruff shape. Customer declined a new tank so I cleaned the old one best I could. The pickup on the fuel sender was cracked and at low ... Trouble codes: P1627 (Turb o Boost Pressure Too Low).
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1999 Ford fLEETWOOD M/ 6.8L Cuts out VIN: 3FCNF53S1X
Gentleman, thanks for your patience! After driving this motorhome with the RV dealership technician, and not able to reproduce the complaint while driving with him (normal driving) I thought for sure that they were over reving the engine, causing it to cut out... Trouble codes: P0503.
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L pcm re-flash VIN: 1FTSS34P25
Thanks for all the replies that I receive. They were good replies but I donít solve the problems. All the solutions that I receive are the same from Ford. Maybe I have a communication problem with FICM . But maybe this information is useful for future refe...
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1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L backfire VIN: 1GKEK13R7V
Hi! how's everyone one this evening? Sorry for the long wait; we had numerous problems with this rig, so we didn't get it finished until today. I'm going to call this a fix, even though we haven't let the customer try it out yet. Of the 12 replies I recieved 4...
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLS 4.3L brake pedal VIN: 1GKCS13W81
Installed used ABS pump/brain, fixing brake fade problem. ABS light came on briefly afterwards, but turned off on it's own. Thanks
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1997 Honda Civic HX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ7122V
We returned the vehicle to the driver at the end of the day, and as of this time the trouble codes have not returned. With that in hand, I can only surmise that a stray piece of carbon may have lodged itself in the valve temporarily or some other such problem... Trouble codes: P0401, P1491.
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1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJKX6243W
The general concensus is that it relates to the brake switch and potentially insufficient pressure being applied to the pedal. When we get the vehicle in we will start with the brake switch, however, if it acts like it did before with a little jiggle of the s...
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1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L top latch VIN: SAJGX2044X
Thanks to all, great info. Brian your tip about timing out helped a lot. I started assisting closing and opening with allen tool, noticed more air in pump reservoir. so i took lines off 1 at time , dipped into container of fluid and bled by opeing closing latc...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L No Start, security shuts down VIN: 1J4GK48K73
Well this vehicle is fixed. not much interest in this one only 4 responses. 2 members fred and john did understand that this was a non skim vehicle and did not actually have a way to reset the alarm system. There simply wasn't an alarm. For some reason no one ... Trouble codes: P1686.
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2002 Kia Rio 1.5L rear VIN: KNADC12372
Thanks for all of your help, we replaced the bearings again.Packed bearings and set with correct preload,we will get back to you in 3 months or 3000 miles... Neal
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2004 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L evap codes VIN: KNDUP13104
Finally got the vehicle back in the shop. Checked the voltage at the fuel tank pressure sensor key on engine off and gas cap removed so as to have no pressure in the fuel tank. Voltage should read between 2 and 3 volts found that the voltage was reading .67 vo... Trouble codes: P0446.
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II LE 4.0L unknown VIN: SALTL15461
Well as was indicated by those who sent replies, it appears that the use of non Land Rover parts was/is the cause of the problem. The customer has chosen to live with the lights. She may even get rid of the vehicle, as it is so difficult to service in our part...
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2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L head both banks VIN: 1FVGF22C5X
I GOT 8 REPLIES .AND WANT THANK EVERY ONE OF YOU THAT WAS A LOT HELP .I JUST TRIED TO BE PREPARE. FOR THIS KIND OF 'NORMAL ISSUE' IBEEN A LUCKY GUY- CAUSE HAVING DONE SOME TUNE-UPS ON THIS ENGINES W/OUT PROBLEM ,BUT WE NEVER KNOW ,THANK YOU AGAIN EVERY BODY . ...
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Misfire VIN: 4M2EU48846
The vehicle returned to ford under customers extended warranty. Ford attributed the misfire to the cylinder #1 spark plug. While the misfire is gone the customer still hears the ticking but is not concerned about repairing it. We had some good responses but...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA2101S
For some reason the only scanner that would communicate with this vehicle was an old red brick with asian cartridge even thought the Modis and Mentor had the asian software as well. Any way after retrieving the codes we were pointed in the right direction by t...
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2004 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D14
I have not, as of yet, fixed this vehicle. As the temperature outside has warmed up, this problem has been happening alot less. The customer has taken the car for now and is driving it. Therefore I am closing this post now because I am uncertain when or if the... Trouble codes: P0340.
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2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AZ08W54
the fuse was blown i relaced a/f sensor ok at this time thanks Trouble codes: P1168 (p0037-), P0037 (p0057-), P0057 (p1031-), P1031 (p1051-), P1051 (p1148-), P1148.
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2004 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3NL52E04
Found the problem. The P/S Pressure hose was routed next to the Ignition module from Factory. The P/S hose flexes when steering wheel is turned (normal) but the Ignition Wire harness was constantly being pulled by the flex of the P/S hose and eventually pulled...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L Clutch Pedal VIN: 4S3BG4854T
This one is fixed. Thanks to all for there help, and to Peter, he was right on the money. The new after market clutch cable was bad from the start. We put on a new oem cable and it works great. The after market cable works fine on the bench, but in the car,it ...
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29662
Turned out that when the engine was replaced, one of the hoses going from the turbo to the intercooler had not been installed correctly and was leaking. Installed hose properly and fuel trims instantly started returning to normal. Trouble codes: P0172.
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1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1NXBB02E9T
Thanks for the info. Replaced catalytic convertor and sent customer on her way to get the smog check performed. Haven't heard back from her; therefore, assume vehicle passed smog.
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start, no injector pulse VIN: 1NXBR32E13
thanks for all the help . i sent it to the dealer and they found that the exhaust cam sprocket had sheared the pin on the cam im not sure what is reading off the exhaust becausethe cam sensor reads the intake cam. Trouble codes: P0171.
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1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L No 4th gear. 5th ?? VIN: WVWMD63B5W
Roger from Ohio said. "Replace trans its done. Speed sensor fault is due to the trans slipping." and Luis from California said "Tranny its gone.. " My gut feeling was just that, but It's an expensive gamble if you don't know for sure. Customer is pickin...
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L Starter VIN: V02M811146
Sorry for taking so long on this post. Customer picked up veh and will bring back at a later date. I'll keep you posted when she returns. Thanks for all the help and info. You guys are the greatest. Louis
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2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: WVWUK63BX2
Hey Gang, Thanx for the input. I had a fellow come out (with the Audi/VW) VAG software and we diagnosed a likely valve body problem likely caused by the metal from the chewed up pump drive. My guy was busy pulling the valve body out of the car for examina...
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2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L temp gauge VIN: WVWAF63D44
Well the car is fixed thanks to everyones help. We came to the conclusion that the thermostat wasn't opening correctly from our thermo readings. Also the temp sensor for the gauge was reading a bit off. We went ahead and replaced the thermostat and the temp ...
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