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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Instrument C VIN: WAUBA34B1X
Audi experts, I replaced the instrument cluster in this car with a genuine Audi reman unit. Read and transferred coding, mileage, etc. using VAS 5052A, no problems. The cluster was replaced due to dim display in the center. Rechecked soft coding, it is correc...
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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WAUDC68D41
This vehicle has been setting P1531 (camshaft solenoid circuit) for several months, but vehicle drove OK so customer didn't want to spend any time on it. Recently the customer complains of rough running, misfire and hesitation. Checked the usual plugs/coilpac... Trouble codes: P1531 (Camshaft Solenoid Circuit)
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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Misfire VIN: WAUAF78E86
This car has a a misfire on #4 cylinder but only after a 10 - 15 min hot soak. The dealer has installed a ECU due to no injector pulse on 2 injectors, the customer only drove car about 1 week and had misfire at times- so dealer removed intake manifold and clea... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0304 (4 cylinder misfire)
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1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Ignition VIN: WBADD6322W
Vehicle was towed in after it sat idle for about 4 months. Vehicle had a bad transmission, which was pulled, rebuilt and replaced into vehicle. Car was operating fine after swap waiting for customer to pick up. Went to move the vehicle and had a no-start situa...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L cooling leak VIN: WBAGN63433
we have a 2003 beamer, in the shop with the cooling leak we pressurized the system & the cooling was leaking from the timing chain cover, from the small hole. the way i see it is there is a pipe under the valley plate & its has an oring is there any gasket inv...
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33525
Vehicle in for service engine soon and increased emissions warnings. Faults stored for mixture too lean, banks 1 and 2. Checked adaptation values; both additive and multiplicative show lean mixture; values of around 1.0. Smoke tested the intake and exhaust s... Trouble codes: 29E8 (fuel mixture adaptation bank 1 idling per time unit), 29F0 (fuel mixture adaptation bank 1 sum check fault), 29E7 (fuel mixture adaptation bank 2 idling per time unit), 29EF (fuel mixture adaptation bank 2 sum check fault)
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1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L 1st gear VIN: 1G6CD5385M
this car takes off in second gear & shifts up ok.reverse is good w/power,checked all fuses and ok but one 15 amp #5 location on very bottom on pass side lower of left fuse panel is all on fuses panel that blow instantly,goes to windshield washer pump.looking f...
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1984 Chevrolet El Camino Conquista 5.0L blower motor VIN: 1GCCW80H5E
this el camino has blower motor operation in all three speeds except for high speed. we have replaced the blower resistor and the blower motor relay. my electrical diagram off of all data shows that on high speed there is an orange wire from the control switch...
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1991 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCCT14Z4M
Ok, This is a friends truck who is going through a Divorce. At first he bought it to just 4x4 it but now he has to have it as a daily driver. Upon initial inspection you can tell it's Running Really Rich and it seems that the timing is Retarded. He Replaced th...
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1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L speedometer VIN: 1G1YY23PN2
vehicle came in with no speedo operation but display does cone on and displays an sys message. i do not have much exp with vettes.have followed communication test from mitchell and cannot complete due to the fact that te radio control head is gone cust says wo...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L evap temp sensor VIN: 2G1FP22P9R
This one came in for ac inop, recharged system, now full and still ecm refuses to supply ground for the relay. Presure switch reads 48#s evap temp sensor is sending a 1.76 volt signal to ecm. Thats my question what should this reading be? Found one post in arc...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L clutch VIN: 2G1FP22S4R
have a clutch job that has gone really bad on me!!! car was towed in for no clutch. after checking car out determinted it needed a clutch. have installed new clutch, new slave and master clyinder, resurfaced fly wheel.. probolem is that the clutch will not ful...
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1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Stall VIN: 1GCCS14477
Customer brought the truck in with the complaint that intermittently the truck will die and all the gauges will zero out. Then it will then crank and not start and the gauges remain off, finally it will start and gauges will work again until the next episode. ... Trouble codes: P0141 (HO2 Curcuit fault)
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer Trailblazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: S122109015
customer said truck would over heat some times,but the check engine light stays on,the reduced engine power light is on also,i cleared codes,[...] reduce engine power light come back on as soon as i got a mile up the road,p1481 did not come back on but truc... Trouble codes: P1481, P1484
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2GCEC19V31
this truck idles to low ,around 500,even with a/c on and stalls on low speed turns. vehicle has no other driveability issues and runs great otherwise.thank you for any future help.
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L power windows VIN: 1GNDS13S82
when acting up veh, all functions on window switch panel fail(windows, seat heater) usually has problem present when begin checkout but starts working after 20-30 min, im posting this for another tech, so if there are any questions or more info is needed, ask,...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, erattic shifting VIN: 1GCHK23142
Thanks in advance; initial complaint was due to erratic trans shifting, cluster issues, and door locks. tried to scan vehicle, and it wouldn't communicate. if you put the ignition switch not quite to the run mode then it would. replaced switch, same problem. i... Trouble codes: U1301 (class 2 data high voltge)
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2003 Chevrolet Tracker ZR2 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ73453
Tonight I found that I had Battery current coming from the Heated oxegen sensor relay at the blue wire which goes to each of the four sensors. The problem is I have approximatly 5 volts at blue wire at the connector for o2 sensor bank 2 sensor 1. Is there a co... Trouble codes: 161B (155 -), 155 (141b -), 141B (135b -), 135B
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC39U24
Hi Folks! Ok truck came in missfiring on #2 and #7 cylinders. Checked for spark and fuel and injector pulse...all good! Put in new plugs wires and 2 coils...still missfires 2 and 7. Checked compression on 2,7 and 1 all 165 to 170 lbs. did leak down test on 2 a... Trouble codes: P0302, P0307
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 WT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34U84
hi all, truck came in with misfire code, hooked up tech2 pulled po300, checked misfire monitor, miss on #s 3-4, pulled plugs on those cylinders, they are new no cracks. check for vacuum leaks with carb cleaner none found.switched wires,coils,plugs,injectors, m... Trouble codes: P0300
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S15
As usual, the P0410 code set due to AIR control solenoid rusted. The question I have is & research has not produced the answer is this: if the AIR control solenoid shorts, will it casue an erratic idle (P0300- scanner showing random missfires on all cylinders)... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Miss), P0410 (Secondary Air), P0622 (Gen F control)
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L Surge, MIL Lamp on, Hard shifts VIN: 1G1AK52F35
This cobalt is really becoming a pain. The first time this car acted up, The complaint was the transmission started shifting hard, gauges acted erratic, steering got stiff and multible lights lit up to include traction control and ABS. Also the shifter interlo... Trouble codes: U2100 (CAN communication error)
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L Speedo VIN: 1GCHK23295
This vehicle actually has 2 problems. Customer states that his speedo made some clicky noises then started reading wrong. When I got the truck the speedo was already at 32. I drove it and that's where the needle starts to move. I followed someone doing 35 and ...
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2005 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L speedometer VIN: 2B1WF55E45
I am about to release this nightmare to the dealer unless I can figure out where to go from here. The glitch is very fast and happens at 40 to 50 mphs.
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2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L sir system VIN: 1GNDT13SO7
To the best of my knowledge, SIR light was off prior to my service with the ign. switch.I rechecked all of my work and cannot see an error.I pulled in another GM car with same harness and did a comparative analysis. The resistance readings are the same. 2ohms....
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic WT 6.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GCHK24U77
this truck is very intermintant. the customer states it is worse first thing in the morning. i have only got it to act up once on me. what it acts like to me is when it shifts out of first it goes into neutral then slams into second. most of the time this truc...
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2009 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L Housing VIN: 2G1WB57K39
Cooling fan housing was cracked when driver fell asleep and drove into a hwy pole, which snapped off and smashed the roof and trunk. I have the body work all done, and bought a new GM dual motor cooling fan housing, to replace the original broken unit. The pro...
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2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L stub shaft bearing VIN: 2C3HD46R9Y
Hello Folks; I was conducting a well-baby check on a new customer's car and noticed what I would call the stub shaft bearing on the left side of the transaxle is exposed and rusty. There aren't any specific R & R procedures for this bearing in Alldata that I c...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start VIN: 3A4FYS8BX6
Hello to all. I am posting an additional help request for the 06 PT Cruiser that I originally posted for. This vehicle came into our shop as a static no start malfunction. There were no codes present. We replaced the crank sensor, just in case, because the pre...
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2006 Chrysler grand carava 3.8L master cylinder VIN: 2D4GP44L16
Hi everyone, Customer replaced own brakes, rotors, pads. brought vehicle to us stating canot get hard pedel. tried to bleed system of air. no air in sys. replaced M/C felt like it was bypassing and still having same problem and i have done all the ABS bleeding...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Accessories VIN: 3A4FY58B26
this car came with check engine light on. the scanner show trouble code p1697. i erased star the engine no light. turn engine off and back on and check engine light on with same code. the scanner shows emr(sri) mileage not stored. how do i get to erase that co...
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1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Mechanical VIN: 3B7K23W5XG
We have this 1999 Dodge 2500 that as you apply the brakes the rear of the vehicle has a jumping/jerking sensation. This vehicle has had 2 sets of premium drums installed, new high quality brake shoes and combination kit. We have rotated the tires. When the bra...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L convertor VIN: 2B7JB21Y81
I have trouble with the trans cooler getting pluged with small pieces of matieral like floor dry, only black in color. The trans pan is clean. All shifts are good and no delays. The van is back again now 3 months later with the same trouble. Hot trans light is...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B6MF36651
thanks in advance this truck will accel fine till it reaches 55 mph will [...] but no faster has p1698 and p1693 . can communicate with ecm koeo as soon as engine loses comm and no buss message appears on dash have i am not losing 5volt ref any ideas Trouble codes: P1698, P1693
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L CAB Module VIN: 1B8GP25G31
ABS and Brake light on. System under voltage is the only code that comes up. Code is for Pin 10 (fused ignition voltage) at the CAB, is low voltage. Tested all three powers and both grounds at the CAB both unplugged and plugged in, test good. Test shows to ...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1D4GP24333
hello everyone. this van came in a week age with a p0353 code and a misfire. i found the coil connector was not making good contact due to a wire installed up side down. i corrected the wire and the code and misfire was gone. this week the van was towed in wit... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352 (ignition coil primary curcit 2), P0353 (ignition coil primary ckt 3)
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2006 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4HD48226
Customer complaint is that vehicle will not start at times, the ignition is a "tip" start and sometimes will turn motor for 10-15 seconds and stop and then the ETC (red arrow) and MIL lights will come on at same time for a few seconds, then ETC will go out, fo... Trouble codes: P0129
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2006 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3KA43G6H
Vehicle came in with check engine light on and codes PO300, PO302 active. Performed motorvac service after inspecting plug, coil, and boot on #2 cyl.vehicle went one day and code came back on. Swapped spark plug, injector, coil from #2 cyl. with #4 cyl. one pi... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302
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1981 Ford Thunderbird 5.0L engine
well boys, I need to pick your brains once again. I have a 81 tbird 302 carb that i initially went on service call to get running as it had been sitting for 2yrs. It needed an ignition module, started, ran and drove fine other than wouldn't idle well (figure ...
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1995 Ford Escort 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FASP13J2S
Hey everybody, got an interesting one. This escort falls on its face when turning right. Connected fuel pressure gauge at fuel rail, pressure drops to 10 psi on hard right turns or donuts. Pressure returns after straightening out the car. Fuel pump replaced re...
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1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14X3X
This truck has a history of missfire codes, It has recieved new plugs, wires, coil. The most recent repair was a vent control solenoid to correct stored service code (only one ) for alrge evap leak. Vehicle ran 2-3 miles than came back barely able to move. 13 ...
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L cyl #4 VIN: 1FAFP13P3X
Hello Everyone, I'm working on a 99 Ford Escort SE Sport, 2.0. This car runs well until warm then a noise under the intake begins. This noise sounds like a pssst pssst pssst, and the engine begins to miss on cyl #4. When cold compression is 125 all across the ...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Intake Valve VIN: 1FTNW20SXX
This vehicle came in with a misfire on cylinder number 9. Removed the coil and the spark plug was loose but not blown out. I thought this was weird so I cranked it and there was no compression in that cylinder. Leak down test showed all the leakage going past ...
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Steering turning radius VIN: 2FMZA5148Y
Customer complains Van turns in a shorter area to the left then to the right. It requires a lot of pulling up & backing up etc. when turning to the right to get around? Test drive verifies this condition. With steering wheel centered it turns a full 1 turn + 1...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNW12P13
We have this truck in our shop that will stall and not start. Like it is running out of fuel. After it stalls, I will open the small fuel filter by the high pressure pump and will get a burst of air and it will be empty. We cycle the key and wath it fill up. P...
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2005 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Intermit drive reverse VIN: 1FMZK01175
First of all I am a electronics guy not a transmission guy. The customer brought this in for a second opionion. She states when you put the vehicle in reverse it won't go into drive and the yellow wrench light will come on. If you turn off the ignition and res...
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU18585
Hi all, I have one here that is really begining to tax me. It is a 2005 expedition with a check engine light on. occasionaly a advance track light on along with problems with the parking assist sensors. First thing i did was scan the computer and found multip... Trouble codes: P0345 (Bank 2 cam fault), P0349 (Intermittant cam pos. circuit failure), P1233
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2007 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L cam overretarded VIN: 1FTPW14V57
Customers complaint, hot at idle in gear vehicle will start running rough with spark knock. Speed up the engine problems go away. Codes poo12, poo22 were present. Oil was fresh, but has some signs of light sludge. Oil press. reads good on gauge. This problem i...
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1996 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L start VIN: 1GKDTY13W8
erratic dying, no restart. customer complained of stalling and dying. noticed volt gauge when key is on reads 13.8 volts, car start and ran ok. after driving for 10 minutes voltage starts to drop to about 13.4 ,if ac is turned on, voltage drops to about 9 volt...
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1997 GMC Yukon SL 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GKEK13R7V
Hesitates and surges under load as if it had a turn signal flasher on the injectors. ECM data shows bank 1 at 0.0 ms, bank 2 at 15.3ms. I have verified this with a scope, I get a flat line at battery voltage, when the problem occurs. I have checked resistance ...
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1997 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L booster VIN: 1GTEK14R8V
the brakes work great in this truck, they stop normally and feel great, they have normal wear and all is fine no issues on all four corners.but when you perform a panic stop the pedal is really really stiff for a few seconds then abs takes over. but the issue ...
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GTHK29172
We are looking for the source of a coolant leak on this duramax. The leak is coming from the left rear of the engine and first appeared to be coming from what looks like a block plug behind the oil filter. after drying and looking closer, there is a trail of c...
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2005 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L engine VIN: 1GKET16S15
hi techs. this vehicle uses excessive oil, 1 litre to 500-600 km. it doesnt smoke blue, or run poorly.customer just bought it one month ago. checked pcv system appears ok. i have not did a wet dry compression test yet. has this engine been a problem. i know th...
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1991 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBA4221M
Customer complained that car will intermittently surge at cruise speeds and MIL lights during problem. He also said it only happens when hot. Found code 14? (flashes 14 short blinks, my understanding is 1 long, 4 short blinks for code 14) for IAC stored even w... Trouble codes: 14?
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L ignition VIN: 1HGCE6659S
this car sometime has great spark and runs great but now it was tow in and only has spark out of the coil when you first crank it has just one spark then the spark disapears thanks for the help cheers
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2001 Honda Civic Si 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: SHHEP33593
Replaced timing chain and guides due to chain streatch, vehicle ran good for several day now when warm check engine light will come on and engine will surge at idle, will pull good rpms untill 4k then start surging again, suspect VVT oil pressure switch but du... Trouble codes: P1259
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2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Springs VIN: HJT05H5554
Customer had shocks and struts done by some other shop. Complained of a noise in front end. I found the noise coming from the front strut mounts. I replaced the mounts and the noise was gone. Now the noise is starting to come back again but it's from the front...
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1996 Infiniti G20 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JNKCP01D6T
Greetings: Customers concern is that there is a hesitation. I drove it but found no problems. My service manager shows me what the customers concern is. If you go real slow, either in drive or reverse, it feels like it is missing, ever so slightly. Test drivi... Trouble codes: P0325, P0731
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2002 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Instrument cluster. VIN: SAJDA42C01
Hello, This jag was towed into our shop after it sat for 3 months in a garage, due to it only being a summer car. When the car was parked it ran great and had no problems. Now it starts and runs, but will not come out of park. None of the gauges are working pr...
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2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Starting VIN: 1F4FA49591
Please help working on an 01 wrangler that has a no start. I am not getting ground command from pcm pin#c12 to asd relay has any one run into this before?
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1992 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, rev limit VIN: 12FHEJ1221
most of you did not read the post, only 2 were on the right track. winston from cali and gary from maryland. As i stated, I was unable to pull trouble codes when grounding the diagnostic wire. I would get a flash from abs and air bag but not the ecu. The cel w...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH64BX1
It appears this A6 is fixed. After getting codes for both front sensors, both catalytic converters and intermittent air injection codes. We tried two known good take off front oxygen sensors and none of the codes have returned in over a week. It appears tha... Trouble codes: 17819 (Secondary Air Injection System Bank 2 Insufficient Flow), 16814 (Catalyst System Bank 2 Efficiency Below Threshold), 16519 (Oxygen Sensor B1 S1 Heating Circuit Malfunction), 16539 (Oxygen Sensor B2 [...] Circuit Malfunction).
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2002 BMW 330Ci 3.0L turn signals
Just want to thank everyone who replied it saved me a lot of time, was not sure if this was a feature of the car or not. Do not always work on these European cars. I believe the whole problem was the alternator intermintently not charging or overcharging, we'l...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L idol speed is low VIN: 5UXFB3353L
we reseted the system by disconnecting the battery & left it overnight & we reconnected it & everything was back too normal. thank you too everyone who replied i appreciate your help.
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1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Custom 6.2L starter VIN: 1G8ED18J7G
We purchased an AC Delco starter & set it up according to the instructions using a 1/8 drill bit between the the flywheel & drive. All is well, thanks for the replies, almost everbody responding hit the nail on the head (rather than the thumb:) what a great w...
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1994 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBGK24F8R
well guys i do thank all of you for the valuable help that was submited. i cannot call this one fixed as of yet becouse we are waiting on aprovial from the military unit that this truck belongs to. after replacing a worn timing chain, and a un timable pump ... Trouble codes: 88 (tdc relearn error).
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L transfer case VIN: 1GTEK14KXS
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO REPLIED. ALL MOST ENERYONE SUGGESTED ROLLOUT OF TIRES. UNKNOWN TO ME AT THE TIME WAS THAT THE CUSTOMER PUT ON THE SPARE THAT HAD NEVER BEEN RUN BEFORE. THIS TIRE CAUSED TO ROLLOUT OF THE TIRE TO BE ALMOST 1/4 OF A TURN LESS THEN THE OTHE...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC17W1W
Sorry for the delay thanks everyone it was the aftermarket timing cover that was keeping the vehicle from starting!! Trouble codes: P0339.
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L Parking Gear VIN: 1BHGFRTY5M
In my post I stated that I had disconnected the shift cable at the transmission and that I still could not get it out of gear... Well I was wrong.Since I had the mentality that the problem was internal, I didnot put enough pressure on the shift bracket and ble...
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1998 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Bttery discharges over night VIN: 1B4H528YOW
I had made a mistake. Actually the fix I found in the IATN database was right on track. It was the rear wiper motor. When initially tested there was another load on (glove box light) so I was unable to see the amps drop. Once I noticed that, turned it off, and...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Brake lights VIN: 3D7HU18Z52
Thanks again to all. I sent this to a friends electrical and he isolated the circuit for me. Got it back here and found that a scotch lock that had a bad connection that I repaired was the problem. It was a [...] w/brown stripe wire that orginially want know w...
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1994 Ford F-250 XLT 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTHX26FOR
This truck is not yet fixed, unfortunately. I have learned alot though and it will be fixed soon. The whole root of the problem is that the ECM software is for 1994, and has never been updated. This basically means that it is braindead and not capable of norma...
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1994 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR10A4R
Not much help on IATN on this one,found no signal back from ECU,ordered rebuilt,no dealer one's available,vehicle started right up.I would like to thank those of you with intelligent answers that answered posts.
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1999 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1720X
Thanks everyone. I thoroughly checked for any type of vacuum leaks, none found. I pulled out the maf sensor and found the wire dirty. Cleaned off the maf with CRC mass air flow cleaner and cleared the codes. It has been a few weeks now and the customer has had... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172.
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Auto headlights VIN: 1FAHP56S11
Customer decided not to fix at this time due to cost. I am 99% sure it is the relay/fuse box under the dash. Thanks for the help guys.
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1987 GMC R1500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, high idle dies in ge VIN: 1GTGV24K1H
replaceing distrib has indeed cured the prob ...thank you so much for the help
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2001 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTD19WX1K
Well this was a complete nightmare, remember this only happened on heavy accel. at about 65 mph or higher. The cat was partially plugged and melting when I cut it apart, but that did not fix it. The MAF was new and the fuel pump was 1 year old and good pressu... Trouble codes: P1010, P0300.
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2003 GMC C4500 Topkick C4C042 6.6L speedometer VIN: 1GDE4E1163
Well we have this thing fixed. We took a the PCM out of this truck and put it in a identical working truck and that truck was doing the same thing. So we ordered a used PCM because a new one is $1000.00. Programmed it and the truck did the same thing. During p...
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L boggs on accel VIN: 1HGDC713XS
hi all got into this thing this morn and cranked it over and it sounded just like a timing belt broken. removed upper cover and found bolt for cam sprocket backed off and allowed cam sprocket to free wheel on the cam. key, cam, and sprocket mangled. cust not f... Trouble codes: 04 (ckp sensor range/performance).
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2005 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L warning chime VIN: 5FNRL38655
Yes it was a logn lost cell phone burried in ceter console. Thanks to all who replied.
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Reverse gear VIN: 1J4GW48S51
The overdrive unit was completely melted due to lack of fluid and the whole unit had to be replaced.
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2004 Kia Magentis 2.4L No Start VIN: KNAGD12624
thanks for all of the help. we removed the timing cover and found the belt had jumped 4 teeth from a worn belt. replaced belt and all is fine with no bent valves. apperantly with some aisan cars when timing is off they will not spark on all cylinders. thank...
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2000 Lexus LS400 4.0L evaporator core VIN: JT8BH28F0Y
thanks for the advise everyone espacialy from Indiana for the fax. that I was miss on. it was not that differicalt than what I exected. It was way better than dodge caravan. I find out there was fungus built up on the evap.core and done the pressure tested on ...
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2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1YVHP80D53
Thanks for all the replies, the replies about switching the coils were helpfull. We had already switched the colis, but we were using incorrect data from michell online for the firing order so, we were switching a good coil with another good coil. After cor... Trouble codes: P0305, P0306.
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L headlight aim VIN: WDBUH83JX5
Sorry,we did not recieve any helpful information.Hi-beam Headlights are not adjustable for up and down,only side to side.If we come up with something we will post.Thanks.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L cold upshift VIN: 4JGBB75E36
Now that the weather is warmer the transmission is'nt acting up as much.I am thinking that it might be an internal problem.as for the ESP,yaw rate sensor I have not recieved any information what so ever so I am guessing that it is an uncommon problem.I am stil...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L air filter VIN: 4JGBB86E58
Customer had to take vehicle due to time, but info recieved from everyone sound more logical than what my tech was trying, when vehicle comes back I will give it anouther go. Thanks David
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2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) 4.2L Misfire VIN: 2MRDA20244
mode 06 test 56 and 55 failed ended up being the coil pack. thanks
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2005 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L blend door VIN: 2MEFM74W55
THE VECHICLE HAS A BAD BLEND DOOR ACTUATOR MOTOR. YOU HAVE TO TAKE THE INSTRUMENT PANEL OUT TO GET TO THE MOTOR.
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Unknown VIN: WMWRE334X3
Yep, supercharger was shot. Not as bad of a job as had figured. Also sold the water pump as that has to come off anyway. Thanks again guys, Jason.
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1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D6T
I got 4 replies so far, and all of your advises are helpful, I did put the original ECM back, and took out the purge valve from canister and checked with DVOM and jumpers, it was OK. Next, I rechecked power & grounds for another purge control valve in the eng...
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2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L radiator VIN: 1N6ED27T81
Thanks for all the replies. I changed brands of radiators and replaced one coolant hose that had been leaking at the clamp end. After I cut open the old hose to inspect the inside I found what looked like chemical contamination inside the hose. the hose was ac...
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1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1GH52MXVF3
Well I pulled the valve cover and sure enough the #1 exhaust rocker arm laying on it's side, pulled clean out of the head. I repaired it with a heli coil and it's back in the wind again. Sometimes it just takes a new set of eyes to solve the problem. Thanks ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2002 Rolls Royce Park Ward 5.4L Suspension VIN: SCALD61E82
Most of guys said it was overfilled, special thanks to DON from Oklahoma to explain the bleeding procedure. Thanks again
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2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: YS3ED55E91
Got a used ECM with the same hardware # as the original via the sticker and via the Tech 2. It programmed to the immobilizer easily though when done I got a message that ECM needed to be reprogrammed to achieve full functionality.(their words not mine) In atte...
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2004 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L door locks horn VIN: 1G8AZ52F24
customer took the vehicle and has not returned and I have not heard back from her. so I will close this post with no fix. I will be sure to repost when and if i get the car back for info purposes. thanks for the replies.
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2006 Saturn Ion-3 2.4L ignition swicth VIN: 1G8A155B36
Yes those who have this issue will have to replace the ignition cylinder and key. I would probably do the switch at the same time too. Thanks
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1987 Subaru XT GL-10 Turbo 1.8L No Start VIN: JF1AX4586H
THANK'S TO ALL OF YOU THAT BOTHER TO READ AND ANSWER MY HELP REQUEST, SOMETIMES IS NESSESARY TO GO BACK TO BASICS, THE PROBLEM WAS A BAD COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR, REPLACED SENSOR AND VEHICLE RUN'S FINE AND STARTS EVEN WHEN IS HOT, PROBLEM SOLVED, THANK YOU G...
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1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L high side hummms VIN: 3VWFA81T7T
REPLACE EXPANSION VALVE PROBLEM FIX. FANS WORK WHEN A/C IS ON
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2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: WVWMD23B5Y
WELL SORRY FOR THE DELAY. CAR SAT HERE ALL THIS TIME. VEHICLE HAS BANK1 CONVERTER CLOGGED AND BROKEN DOWN CUSTOMER DECLINED REPAIRS DUE TO COST. THANKS TO ALL THAT HELPED Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303.
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