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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA34B5X
So we have this Audi here that seems to run alright but continually sets a P1392. We are doing a bunch of other work to it, and know that cam sensors do fail on these, so we just put one in it, and code immediately returns. We scoped it, compared to bank one, ... Trouble codes: P1392 (CMP Bank2)
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2007 Audi A4 3.2L pedal VIN: WAUDH48H27
This Audi got new front rotors and OEM brake pads. Customer now complains pedal sinks while waiting at stop light.We brought it back in and bled brakes.No difference.Brake performance is great otherwise.The problem is not really noticeable on a test drive,unle...
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L half shaft VIN: 424DP71966
he brought me the car right rear was leaning in alot more than right.installed factory hub and bearing(did straighten up camber) did alignment all was in spec. complaint is a harmonic vibration comes in at 60 plus he says it does get better after 80 or so.i r...
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2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Electronic VIN: 5UXFA13595
i have 2005 BMW X5 3.OL (E53) came in with no A/C ,compressor not on check all fuse all good use autologic scaner scan it have code (125) 7D electric fan , activation on DME after clear this code a/c compressor will turn on about [...] then it turn off .. c...
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6ET1291W
New ignition switch with wires for Theft system. Verifyed that key was being picked up now. Still car won't start.
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2005 Cadillac SRX 4.6L Pump/Pressure Hose VIN: 1GYEE63A65
I have a power steering fluid leak at the pressure hose quick coupler at the pump. It is leaking from the coupler itself. The GM parts diagram is not clear and in fact appears to be wrong. It shows the seal and coupler available seperatly from the hose itself....
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1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBFG15M0T
rplaced dist due to oil inside. maf was replaed and o2s unplugged. have volage on pink wire
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1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1944W
misfire at idle to off idle with code no.4 misfire someone has replaced plugs/wires if add acetylen threw intake misfire goes away ck. for vac.leaks none inj.puls width same on all listen to inj.is working replaced inj. misfire gone on no.4 cyl.but now no.3cyl... Trouble codes: P0300
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L theft system VIN: 1G1JC5241W
I bought this car with a no start theft deterrent problem I run scanner and found code 1629 which is no sig between ipc and comp normally an ign lock cyl replacemant cures this problem it did not with further checking I founf the theft chip in the ipc was melt...
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2000 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34R2Y
All GM Techs HELP??? This vehicle came in after one of the engine replacment shops installed a reman engine. In the beginning I found many bolts loose and some missing, codes P0141, P0154, P0161, P0327, P0338, P0341. After many hours of testing, wiring repairs... Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP Sensor Circuit out of Range)
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1JC54F83
Got this 2.2 that died while driving and now cranks but won't fire. No codes stored anywhere. We have fuel pressure, injector noid light lights up, spark at all cylinders. Crank signal is showing on scanner and also with test at sensor harness. No cam signals ...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L MIL Lamp on
the options are replace the fuel pressure sensor or the fuel injector, we havn't worked on any of the duramax diesels and was looking for insite on the p1093 code. Trouble codes: P1093
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1GBJG31U36
Help all GM Techs. Van came in with complaint of low oil pressure gauge going down and check gauges light coming on. Found oil sending unit leaking into plug. Replaced sending unit and cleaned up plug. No change in operation. While everything was still on the ...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.0L power steering pump VIN: 1GBHC24UX7
We replaced the pump and customer returned with complaint of noisy pump. The hard steering problem went away. We have flushed this system several times and replaced the pump again. It is very noisy at higher rpm, 2000+. The alternator is noisy but this sounds ...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP34312
Hi guy i need help please! vehicle came for engine light on code p1391 and p0340 i diid replace both camshaft and crank shaft sensor but the vehile tow back next day because stall and hard to start check engine light back on only code p1391. please help what e... Trouble codes: P1391
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L 3-4 shift VIN: 1B7GG23X3V
This truck came into the shop with complaint of no overdrive. Road tested the vehicle and there is no 3-4 upshift. Pulled the codes and we had a trans code of 37. Road tested the vehicle with scanner attached and noticed that when the 3-4 shift should occur th...
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1998 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7GL22X9W
customer complains vehicle dies while warming up in the morning and that it starts up and runs fine. it also dies while driving, mostly when it is bad (humid) or wet out. we have gotten 2 codes p0545 and p0351. this vehicle comes in for other repairs ( brakes ... Trouble codes: P0545 (a/c clutch relay), P0351 (coil 1 primary circuit)
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Engine Oil Leak VIN: 1B7KF2364J
This truck seam to leak more oil around 1500 rpms and up you can see a light fog of oil between head,injector pump and block but i cannot seem to pin point leak.I have die in oil and looks like head gasket is leaking but cannot prove after side cover seal repl...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Laramie 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA16P45
I think screwed up! I replaced this PCM with a new Chrysler. Somehow when I loaded software from Techconect without a VIN. Now all the modules are tripping codes. My 1st ? is: Can I still load a program on this computer with a VIN or is the computer no good? 2... Trouble codes: P0630 (No VIN stored)
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2008 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck Laramie 6.7L MIL Lamp on, LACK OF POWER VIN: 3D7MX38A08
hello to all. thank you in advance for the assistance. this dodge diesel came in for the 2 codes listed above and reduced engine power. in researching the codes it sounds like the "soot" particulate filter is plugged. is this the catalitac converters? in the d... Trouble codes: P242, P1451 (particulate filter system preformance)
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1992 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Excessive smoke VIN: 1FTHX26M7N
Truck was towed in. Owner stated that he has quit using vegetable oil as fuel and in now using straight diesel - for the past two fuel tank fill ups. We were able to get the engine running AFTER changing all 8 injector nozzles and all 8 glow plugs. The old noz...
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1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FDEE14H5T
van org. came in and had no fuel presure.replaced the pump all was well.week later the cust. was stating that it would die on them while driving.every time it was in the shop it would nover act up.so then performed the tune up and again a short time later it w...
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1998 Ford Windstar 3.8L master cylinder VIN: 2FMZA514XW
I have a low pedal situation. after the second master cylinder in a row i realized it was not a defective part situation. I get a low pedal even after bleeding it severeal times. feels just like a bad master cylinder. did some priliminary research on the net l...
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2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Steering VIN: 1FMYU04131
First,my thanks to all help.01 escape that when going aproximately 35 mph will suddenly lurch to right on its own.When I compensate to the left will jump to the left even more.Going side to side notice tires aggressively grabbing road.We know that alignment nu...
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRF17233
This vehicle will exhibit a tapping noise from the upper end during start up after extended cold soak. We changed the engine oil and retested, same result. installed oil pressure guage to filter and checked oil pressure at idle at 2000 RPM. Needle for pressure...
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2005 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L rotor,pads
is there any thing that i need to do before i get in any trouble doing brakes. please be specific . first time on brake pads on escape . thanks .dali.
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMBU73E45
Alrighty..I work at a Dodge dealer with little resorces to help repair this vehicle.Its a 2005 explorer with a 4.ol. Came in with a no start. If you spray throttle with starting fluid it will fire. My Tech. diagnosed it as a fuel pump so he replaced it...and i...
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2001 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTEG15W01
The truck came to the shop with a no start condition, the crank sensor was broken, we noticed a big end play on the crank shaft, we had to rebuilts the engine. since then when we start, the engine kick like a bad timming. we replaced the computer , the crank s...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Starting VIN: 1HG6G5553W
i am working on my 98 honda accord, when cold outside at times car will crank and not start. check spark, ok also check power and ground to fuel pump. ok have already replace main efi relay. after car sits some timesfor 1 hour or longer car will start and run ...
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2007 Honda Civic DX 1.8L No Start VIN: 2HGFG11887
Quick easy question for you Honda Guru's. Can you put a used engine computer in this 1.8 Civic.I know at the very least the keys will have to be programmed. I do a lot of work for this car lot that buys wrecked vehicles and fixes them up. This Honda took a bi...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L rear pads VIN: KM8SC73D72
this santa fe is wearing only the inside pads out.we replaced both calipers with the anchors and pads(pads 3 times).we do not have a pressure gauge to check the fluid pressure but if it was pressure related should it not affect both inner and outer pads? any h...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D2Y
hello, this jag came in with a complant that the check engine light is on. found p0306 misfire code stored. checked spark plug and compression, good. when looking up fuel psi spec. 2 diff engine managment systems listed an ptec and a denso, and the fuel psi sp... Trouble codes: P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire detected)
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1981 Jeep J10 5.9L steering VIN: 1JTNA25N58
Vehicle came in with leaking p/s gear box. replaced box,pressure hose and vehicle was great for 3months. Came back with hard steer when warm. flushed system and replaced pump. Still hard when warm. replaced another pump, still hard. Replaced box,pump,and retur...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4GX48S14
Thanks in advance for the help. This Jeep came in to us about 2 weeks ago for losing power while driving. Had multiple codes but I can't remember specifics on it other than O2 slow response B1S1. All components that the PCM had codes for checked out good, and ...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4HR48N05
hi folks got a troublesome one here. jeep runs pretty well. ltft is at about 8% at idle on bank 1. about 3% on b2. unplugged b1s2 o2 sensor, voltage on scanner is at 3.8v. when i unplug b2s2 o2, voltage shows 5v. i thought maybe the blue/yellow signal wire for... Trouble codes: P2096 (downstream fuel system 1 lean)
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1996 Lexus SC400 4.0L chime & interior lamps VIN: JT8CH32Y0T
the customer came in with the chime constantly on when the key out and the doors closed. the first thing we checked was the key sensor. the switch checked ok. the door ajar light indicator on the dash was on and off like it should. the interior lights stayed o...
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM97V7T
Ford-Lincoln experts need help on this one!We have serviced this vehicle for years-maintanence has been kept up on runs absolutely smooth & quiet & vehicle is clean-feel this is important because even my local Ford dealers hear the year\model & groan.They told... Trouble codes: P0174 (system lean bank 2), P1519 (imrc stuck closed)
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2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L pats system VIN: 1LNHM82W3Y
intermittant no start in the morning. engine cranks but wont start. the instrument cluster is dead except for the battery and air bag lights even the message center. I checked all the fuses under the dash and engine compartment and the pcm relay and all the po...
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1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22D9V
hi all.i have this car in the shop-keeps resetting code p0400. 1st i had no vacuum to the boost sensor solenoid-pipe from intake was plugged-cleaned that. then no vacuum to boost sensor due to def. solenoid-replaced it,i now have vacuum when solenoid is ground... Trouble codes: P0400
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L tonneau cover VIN: WDBLK5GX2T
first there is a code stored. b1650. when you put the top up everything works perfectly, tonneau cover closes everything latches. when you put the top down, the top runs through its routine folds up drops into the bucket and its here that the problem begins. t...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Starting VIN: WDBNG75J82
Vehicle will not spin over. If I jumper terminals 30 & 86 of the start relay it will spin and if I simutaniously turn key to start it starts. Has no relevent codes. Relay gets no ground signal, every thing else is there. Shift module drive authorization shows ...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L No gear engagement VIN: WDBJF82J62
Hi all, I have this vehicle here for the third time. Original complaint was after driving for 20 minutes vehicle stopped moving, in drive vehicle would not move. customer turned car off waited 5 minutes re-started all was ok. he brought it to us we could not v...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L starter VIN: WDBRN47JX2
This car has an intermittent no crank. All systems appear to function at the correct time i.e. IP, radio, wipers, HVAC etc. The problem can happen using any order of starting such as key in-on-crank-press clutch, key in-press clutch-key on-pause-key crank, key...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 5.5L window VIN: WDBPJ73J52
We have a cl that came from another shop for a rather strange issue. when opening the drivers door, the window will travel all the way to the bottom of travel (instead of the 1/4 inch ) and stay energized until the car goes to sleep or you unplug the door cont...
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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L transmission goes into limp mode VIN: 4A3AC44G9Y
vehicle won't shift and is always in limp mode. Customer wanted us to program used transmission control unit to vehicle, because transmission shop said that was cause of problem. Erased all transmission codes and road tested vehicle. Transmission would go int...
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1999 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1BB41D5X
This car was bought from the brother in law that had a check engine light on forever. P0402, The back pressure transducer tested bad and was replaced. The light came back on and everything in the system was thoroughly tested, EGR solenoid works as designed. th... Trouble codes: P0402 (EGR Flow Excessive)
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2004 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L xenon lights VIN: JN8AZ08W44
customer called me saying his murano needs both igniters, as told by the dealer, and his extended warr would not cover it. talking to nissan parts the only way to get igniters is the whole headlamp assm. $850 each. my question is has anyone done a conversion o...
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2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L engine VIN: 5N1AA08B14
this vehicle came in oil pressure showing low on gauge and light would come on at idle in gear,with extenal gauge installed we measure 15 lbs at idle in gear,anything off idle pressure rises,according to michell 15 lbs is good,my question is:has anyone seen th...
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2006 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L Compressor & blower VIN: 5N1AN08U15
Thanks in advance. This 06 Xterra is eating me alive. When you turn on the a/c on blower speed 1 the compressor comes on but the blower doesn't work. Turn speeds 234 the blower works but the compressor doesn't. Replaced the control head, the therm sensor and e...
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1976 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 7.5L Mechanical VIN: 3X37T6M144
We are looking to retrofit this R12 system to R134a and looking for information regarding refrigerant oil,compressor,drier,orifice,etc. compatibility and changes. We do perform retrofits but not on vehicles this old.
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1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale LS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1G3HN5218R
Car came to me with real irratic idle (almost like a cylinder was binding) Checked fuel pressure and spark( no misfires detected)Cleaned injectors with no improvement.Checked fuel flow with meter, checked good. The customer did let the car set for over a year ...
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1987 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2NE14U8H
This one has me pulling my hair out. 87 Grand Am with 2.5 TBI engine, has misfire under load with severe bucking and popping back through tbi unit,manual transmission and cannot duplicate in shop. Fuel pump was replaced about 1 year ago and fuel pressure stays...
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2005 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52E85
after battery replaced last week.car started and ran perfect.customer called a few day later saying car will not start.cranks but no run.car came in on hook today,tow man says it started for him.no start when i tried it.checked for pcm codes.none found.checked... Trouble codes: U1000, U1088, B1327
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Safety VIN: WP1AB29PX4
Hey, i have a 2004 cayenne s with a rear brake and reverse lights issue. The truck came in with no brake lights. Tested opperation and verified customer concerns. Checked bulbs in rear and all were ok. Tested system for faults with Auto Logic and found codes f...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Safety VIN: WP1AB29PX4
Hey, i have a 2004 cayenne s with a rear brake and reverse lights issue. The truck came in with no brake lights. Tested opperation and verified customer concerns. Checked bulbs in rear and all were ok. Tested system for faults with Auto Logic and found codes f...
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 5GZCZ43D53
Looking for advice before I jump in. This VUE has a CVT trans that that's inop. Symptoms are no drive in forward gear- engine stall in reverse. Obvious trans issues, and a well known dog for trouble. I think it's a belt / pulley problem. I wonder if I can serv...
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2000 Subaru Forester S 2.5L pedal VIN: JF1SF6551Y
hello all. Have first time customer with low brake pedal, Check TSB's -found low pedal height adjust.Pedal is about 30mm as per measurement re TSB .Re Re all calipers check sliders,check pistons for sticking - none found,looks like someone freed up leftfront. ...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 453BH68691
car originaly came in overheating-radiator blown out,replaced radiator and found combustion gasses getting into cooling syst.-replaced head gaskets.this cured heating problems.before delivery car exibited no start condition and set a crank sensor code-po336.we... Trouble codes: P0336
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1991 Toyota Pickup 2.4L coolant in oil
This is my brother in laws truck, He is getting a lot of coolant in the oil, I don't have a pressure tester to look for any leaks. There are no external leaks. Is there anything common on these trucks for coolant to get into the oil? I am going to try and get ...
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1998 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Ignition VIN: E2WZ039058
The vehicle would die when you turn on the park/headlamps with the blinker, the customer customized the headlamps by cutting the wiring at headlamps and rigging a switch so the headlamps would work. What i found is the ground cluster on the driver's side behin...
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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L turbo or cooling hose VIN: WA1YD64B22
The cooling line for the left turbo was leaking. It was the line that runs from the back of the engine to the turbo. I used a die grinder with a 1/4 inch bit to cut through the crimp where the rubber line was connected to the metal line and replaced the hose w...
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUAC48H54
This car is fixed it was a coil that was blowing a fuse under the dash I put in a new fuse and it would start and then die and blow the fuse but not before I smelled one of the coils burning and melting. So I put 4coils on it and it started and ran great Th...
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Stall, 400 rpm VIN: WBADT63431
the problem was in the ECM DME pin test proved the continuity for the Iac circuit was good, iac tested in a known good model with the same dme, scoped signal from dme for Iac control and the circuit was flatlining. thanks guys New DME and a remarry and car i... Trouble codes: 53 (IAC signal coil activation high).
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2002 BMW 745i 4.4L valve covers VIN: WABGL63492
well,a couple mixed results.you can not do the valve covers without removing the solenoids and i did not have the scanner capability to reset them to the service position.so this car was sent on its way.thanks to all who replied i appreciate the support,kevin
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1986 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.5L heater
Thanks to all replies! This car proved too be stubborn. I ended up removing heater hose from heater pipe and allowing coolant to pass through heater core while engine running and warm. This helped but not 100% but seemed to help. Customer has no complaints ...
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start, hard to start VIN: 1G1NE52MXX
idle air control valve did fix this problem thank you for everyone who replied this is an awesome network
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2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L timing chain VIN: 1GNDT13S74
ordered up a tensioner kit so i could get a good look at the tensioner, then played with a hanger for a 1/2 hour then i gave in and tore it down. its a hard hook when you've never been into this engine before. no knowing how long it takes to tear it down, if i...
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2005 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.5L Power sliding door VIN: 1GNDV23175
thanks for the help guys. I still haven't found the problem. I tried to clean the contacts with an eraser, checked the grounds for the system. My only thought is the power sliding door module is the problem. It acts up intemittently so it is hard to get it...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2GCEK13T16
after doing all possible testing. i concluded there was an internal problem, after pulling the head off i found the lifter had scoring marks on it. looking further down i felt the camshaft lobe worn, replaced engine and problem solved thanks everyone for your... Trouble codes: 300 (multiple misfire), 304 (cyl. 4 misfire), 303 (cyl. 3 misfire).
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1998 Chrysler Intrepid 3.2L Hard Start VIN: 2C3HH56J0W
Thank you to everyone for your help. Sent vehicle to Dodge dealer to reflash PCM. Customer has had vehicle for 1 week and says problem fixed. Only conclusion can see is that Gas Companies (new change in regulations)have introduced ethonal blended gas (up to 15... Trouble codes: P0300 (Hard Code Intermitant Missfire), P0301 (Pending Code Missfire Cyl 1), P0302 (Pending Code Missfire Cyl 2).
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1999 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4FP2530X
Thanks again all!! I had two problems I was dealing with, both were easy fixes but hard to diagnose/find. Starting with the dash issue, I'll start by saying that I had some other input from a local Chrysler tech. Apparantly these have had issues with the dash... Trouble codes: P0300 (random/multiple cylinder misfire), P0420 (Catalyst Efficiency failure), P0125 (Closed loop temperatrure not reached), P1281 (Engine cold too long), P1695 (No Body bus message), P1698 (No trans bus message).
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2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4GP25R32
A NEW SKIM MODULE AND DEALER PROGRAMMING FIXED THIS PROBLEM CHILD.THANKS FOR THE GREAT REPLIES.
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2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L timing chain tensioner VIN: 1C6A749G42
Thank you guys for the replies, this was my first wp on these engines and a lot that I did not know. The job went farely quick, but I did not know there was an o'ring that went on the tensioner. The next thing is that I should have went by the book in reinstal...
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2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HW48NX6
verified o2 sensor heater driver circuit failing to maintain ground for heaters sent to dealer for ecm replacement and programing. resolved issue Trouble codes: P0031 (1/1 heater circuit low), P0032, P0051 (2/1 heater circuit low), P0057 (2/2 heater circuit low).
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1991 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP44M5M
unfortunately i had to ask customer for more diag time but he declined.however 2 thing came up.i did ramp test coils and scope pattern good but removed and found hair line crackks in both coil;s.replaced and engione did run smoother.the other thing is that int... Trouble codes: 222 (loss of ignition diag monitor sig rt side).
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF1762V
Ok I found the answer I was looking for.I guess mabye I should have posted this in the forums as to my real question was why am I seeing so many fords with an abnormally low baro reading and why are these vehicles reading 26.9"??? I now realize that this is o... Trouble codes: P0420.
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Transfercase VIN: 1FMPU18L0X
Thamk You to all who took the time to reply. I had already checked tire size and determined that was not the issue. upon further diagnosis of the transfer case I determined that the problem was the clutch in the transfer case. Upon further research I found out...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Four Wheel Drive VIN: 1FMZU73E82
Thanks again for all the usefull information. Being I got this vehicle problem from another shop that replaced a number of parts, I recommended replacing the module, even though the shop said they bought it new. I haven't heard back the outcome, so I can assum...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L clutch disk VIN: 1FMZU72E32
thanks for the help, still haven't been able to find parts and customer hasn't returned with the vehicle yet, thanks to jean marc from ontario, gave me the idea about using a chevy clutch disk with the pressure plate for the ford, the disk that i want to try i...
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2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTNW20F62
I recieved some very good information about vehicle.I am unable to download installed programmer so I declined to do any furthur repair on vehicle.Customer did not want to spend a alot of money on repair.I advised him to take it to a Ford dealer for reprogramm... Trouble codes: P0605, P1670 (ef feed back signal), P1247 (turbo boost low).
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2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy
ok heres what i did. i reset the kam again. flushed out the fuel injectors and made sure the lock up was working. it has no brought the gas mileage down to 18.2l/100km which is still not back to stock (then again it does have 320k) but it is better then the 19...
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2004 Ford Excursion Limited 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FMSV43P34
Thanks To Everyone, Sameh [...]... Trouble codes: P0404 (egr preformace).
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L direct clutches VIN: 1FTNW21P54
thanks to all who replied. We purchased a new ford trans and the shifts are the same, sets same codes. The owner is going to replace his edge with another one that he has and let us know .he also has another p.c.m. that wouldve been nice to know before the pur...
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2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Starting VIN: 2FAHP71WX6
I'm going to flag this as fixed, even though we're not 100% sure this vehicle has been repaired, because I've got a ton of useful info for someone facing the same problem. As of now, we haven't been able to get the vehicle to act up again. To answer questions...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB12B02
removed egr to check passages-after checking voltages on the road verified signal to solenoid-bypassed vacuum valve and let customer try-been gone 2 weeks and no word so calling it fixed-will provide more info when his daughter comes back from college-thanks t... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow).
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1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L starting VIN: JACDH58VXR
Thanks to all ho took time to help me with this car i got it fair the problem is that the right cam was the problem and there is a bent valve i just have to get the parts and all the gasket and get it don age for all the help.
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2000 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JACDJ58X9Y
thanks for all the replies. the info about winter fuel may be somewhat pertinent but doesnt seem to account for the total loss of mileage. I noticed that short term fuel trim on bank 2 was intermittently was slightly higher than bank 1 but the difference was ... Trouble codes: P1340.
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2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FF48SX1
THE CUSTOMER HAD PULL OUT A FUSE AND FAILED TO PASS THIS INFORMATION ON,WHEN WE INSPECTED THE FUSES ALL WERE GOOD,HOWEVER WE OVER LOOKED A MISSING FUSE AND THOUGHT NOTHING OF IT,AS IT TURNS OUT THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT FUSE,THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR TIME AND EFFO...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6GF10U4X
thank you everyone for your help. the main reply was for a new maf. i had not considered this for 2 reasons, 1 i had replaced it just a year ago for an open circuit issue. second i only had one bank lean, i would think that a faulty maf would make both ban... Trouble codes: P0171.
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1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L Tach, fuel gauge,speedometer VIN: JT8BH68X1X
Thank you everyone was right on par. I took the negative cable off for 5 min and then the problem was fixed.That is what you get for trying to save the radio stations.
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHM87AX1
its back at the other shop for the pcm to be replaced. im sure this will take care of the problem. thanks all of you for your time. the tsb in question is 03-7-03 dated 4-14-03 one of my questions was if the tsb was running power from a relay or not. its not...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L low power VIN: WDBRF61J31
Thanks to IATN'S helpful members this one is fixed! I'm embarrassed to admit that I failed to reset the adaptation after replacing the amm. I've done bunches of these in the past with no problem,but skipping that critical step wasted a lot of my time and se... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0306.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L Power assist VIN: WDBRF81J75
After putting this vehicle on the back burner for a coupla weeks, we returned to it, only to find that we now had a consistent 18"Hg at the booster in Park. Previously, we had had 12-15" in Park and 4-9" in gear, until the engine warmed up. Despite proper vacu...
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2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Electronic VIN: WMWMM33528
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. Eric [...] from Imports Plus, Irmo SC nailed it. Apparently the brake light was on via maintenance reminder menu, not the worn brake pad sensor (s). One rear wheel sensor appeared worn enough to activate the li...
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2003 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G53
Thank you guys, this one is all good now. The new pcm fixed the problem. Somehow the old pcm act up when engine speed reaches 2000 rpm, it disturbs the MAF square waves. Again thank you alex Trouble codes: 0300 (ramdom misfire).
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L oil pressure VIN: 1G2NF52E73
just about everyone was right. I thought the relief valve was the problem from the start,but I didn't know it was in the oil pump,and it was hard for me to beleive the engine would be slugded. My customer takes very good care of his car, but there was a 1/4 in...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2WK52J03
Well just need to say thanks to all who replied. Robert from Ohio pushed me in the right direction with his comment about the cam sensor. With using the Tech 2 it does not give you a pid for the cam sensor. So i pulled out the Verus to watch cam pid. When cra...
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Ignition Crank VIN: WPOCA2981Y
7 days of start testing performed with same key that no-start condition occured with-complaint not duplicated. No water damage evidence found, vehicle is automatic and neutral safety circuit works every time. With IATN hits regarding ignition switch, electri...
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L unknown VIN: YS3ED45E1X
Have to close with just a summary. I again tried the reset procedure for the AC/Heater. Which is holding the Auto and Off buttons in until the display resets and gives a read-out of Codes. There are no Codes on the Right side of the Display. I checked the Reci...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Starting VIN: 4S3BG6859W
I am going to call this fixed for now, I never did find the starter relay but I did find a connector at the keyless entry module not fully seated. When I fully seated it the alarm went off for a while and then quit. After this the car started fine. I have been...
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