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2001 Audi S4 2.7L clutch line VIN: WAURD68DX1
thanks for any help. trying to remove clutch hydraulic line. does booster need to be removed to get line out. could not find procedure in alldata or mitchell. labor time is lower than booster removal time.thanks again for help.
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2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L No Start VIN: WA1YD64B14
this car was at audi dealer for a month,they coudnt find any thing wrong. car wont start at times, cranks fine.it hasnt donr it for me .car is here for a dead miss. found bad coil and that fixed the niss.im tring to find theengine control module power ralay al... Trouble codes: 17069 (eng. control module power relay control circut open), 17072 (eng. control module power relay sense circut open)
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Starting VIN: WBADD5320V
vehicle has no crank condition. starter checks ok. no ign signal to starter. suspect ews control.unable to communicate with module using autoboss. using mitchell, unable to find module to check. anyone out ther know location of ews module. any help would be he...
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2002 BMW 540i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN534X2
The vehicle came in surging in Failsafe / Limp Mode and MIL on with codes P1637 and P0021. The car has a new MAS and Throttle Body. I reset adaptaions and that did nothing. So I did a hard reset, cleared adaptations and codes and started the car. It ran great,... Trouble codes: P1637 (Throttle Valve Actuator), P0021 (Variable Intake Timing VANOS inlet camshaft), 134 (Adaptation Throttle Actuator)
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1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Power windows VIN: 1G4CW52K5V
The power windows are inop from all switches, They can however be cycled with the TECH2. After cycling the windows with the TECH2, they will operate from the master switch until the ignition is turned off. Then they are back to not working. The master switch i...
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2002 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L rear door window VIN: 1G4HP54K62
I have a 2002 Buick Le Sabre in the shop, came in with just the rear windows and door locks inop. Front doors operate as designed. It appears I have all the proper power and grounds at door modules. This vehicle does sit all winter is a vehicle used in the sum...
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1991 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L intake leak VIN: 1GCDC14K4M
veh came in for smog insp failed for c.o. veh. ran well when out of fuel control and idles well when fuel pressure is manipulated to 20 psi. suspect internal intake manifold crack but not sure. need advise as to how to ck. for a crack with out having to remove...
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1993 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L line pressure high VIN: 2G1FP22SXP
hello all. I have a 4L60 unit here that will not upshift. Line pressure is very high (125-150). (Spec is approx (75-90). Sent pump to trans shop, they said pressure regulator valve in pump "seems fine". TV cable not sticking, when pulled at idle, pressure drop...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 2GTEK19R2V
I could use some help on an intermitant falt. the injectors on this truck seem to stop fireing for only one revilution of the engine intermitantly.
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1998 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCCS19X5W
fOUND LTFT TRIMS AT IDLE AND CRUISE WAS -13 BNK1 ,-16 BNK 2 FUNNY THO ONLY THE FUEL PRESSURE WOULD DROP ONCE IN A WHILE .STICKING REGULATOR.
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L engine surge/muiss when this happens VIN: 2G1WH55KX2
This one is throwing me for a loop. This Impala came in wednesday with a surge while driivng like misfire, checked wiring to MAF, ok, check on scanner, reading 0, if I tap it than it will read, Ordered MAF, when it came in it looked old in the box, put on anyw...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Charging VIN: 1GCHK29U33
hi guys hope you can help. the battery light on this vehicle stays dimmly lit engine off key out. charging system ok. starts fine. ground somewhere? i've never run across this. thanks in advancwe.
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2007 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: IGNDV33W57
Hi guys, Here that Uplander just keep kicking my butt.Car came in with CEL onand P0172 rich bank.LT trim -5to-25 ST trim -5to-15.Engine runs and drives ok no any other codes.MAP and MAF reads correct.Composite fuel reset,clean the injectors,plugs ,wires.O2 sns... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich bank)
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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic 2.4L Surge VIN: 3C8FY58B35
Need help. I've got a 05 pt cruiser 2.4 non turbo that customer brought in for intermitten surge at idle and highway. Has got code p0068. Checked map with scanner and shows ok 4.5 volts koeo. Idle 1.5 volts. Tps shows no voltage on Genisys scanner. I replaced ... Trouble codes: P0068
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1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1B7HF13Z8X
This one came in for excessive oil consumption, checked for pressure or vac at pcv inlet, and diagnosed intake gasket on bottom of intake. Replaced gasket, and found it was squished out in at least 3 spots. Got it all put together, and after customer took it, ...
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1999 Dodge Stratus 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ46C0X
This vehicle started out with a no start condition in the customers driveway. Went to her house to investigate. Knowing these vehicle common problems I put in a cam sensor. The old one was cracked. The car started but ran very rough. I could hardly keep it run... Trouble codes: P0601
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2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7MF3364Y
Hey, This only happens late on a Friday,right? This one was dragged in with intermittent no start and stalling on road. As said before I replaced the crank sensor with no result then replaced diesel injection pump. Everything went well,bled lines,started right... Trouble codes: P0219, P0236 (Map Sensor), P0336 (CKP Signal), P1690 (FI Pump CKP Sen does not agree with ECM), P1689 (No Communication ECM and Pump Module)
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WD2BD14364
This sprinter will stall occasionally either just after letting off the throttle(example-accelerate from a stop and release almost instantly and it stalls.) Other times you pull up to a light and just touch the throttle to pull away and it either severly hesit...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Stall VIN: 3D7KU28C24
This post is on behalf of my employer, who is trying to figure out the problem. This diesel dies intermittently. It may or may not restart immediately, but will always restart after setting a while. It might run for 1/2 hour or 3 1/2 hours before dying. Someti... Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel Sensor Voltage High)
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1995 Ford Bronco XL 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15N9S
Symptom, is a randome missfire, stumble with the accompaning codes of lost PIP/Spout. You can actually see the secondary pattens all blink on the oscilloscope like lost tach signal and simultaneous miss. Have checked for intermittant signal at tach term with t... Trouble codes: 211 (pip eratic), 212 (no tach input to processer - spout)
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1997 Ford Aerostar XLT 4.0L blows ecm VIN: 1FMDA31X1V
This aerostar has been blowing ecms intermittently for about a year now. The good part is that it is getting more often now. As a matter of fact, It's getting so bad that it ran for only a minute the last time before it blew the last ecm. Fortunately, before i... Trouble codes: P0230 (Fuel pump primary circuit malfunction)
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1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Heat VIN: 1FMRU18W5W
Vehicle will have OK heat but sometimes heat will drop out in the front and back heating systems. I can drive the car around and have good heat and come to a stop and then the heat will cut out. Today we started the truck and it warmed up and it had no heat. ...
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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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2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU60E31
i smoked the car and found the intake leaking and repaired tat and the codes came back after a test drive has anyone seen this before oh yea another shop has tried to fix this Trouble codes: P0135, P1131
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2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L power steering VIN: 2FMZA51471
hi all, i'm posting this for the shop across the street. he has this windstar. it was towed into his shop with a blown p/s hose(the one with the muffler). he replaced it, refilled the system, bled it, and shipped the car with a noisy pump. the customer ca...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21525
Please HELP!! I got the short straw on this one. This truck has been here every month for the last 3. The driver states it starts to misfire, then a cloud of back smoke,and a lack of power won't get over 30 mph. All of our guys have now messed with it. I perso... Trouble codes: P0191, P0452
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2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FTNE24W86
this van has an aode trans and the problem is that when you press the gas pedal to the floor the trans will downshift but it will not upshift untill you let up on the gas pedal. the van has power, i checked the converter backpressure and they were fine. the rp...
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2004 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L fuel pump/guage VIN: 1GDJK3417E
here is one for all you duramax techs.04 gmc inc.[ambulance].wont tranfer fuel to front tank.pump was dead.replaced it.still wont tranfer on its own.guage has been inop for 5 years.transfer issue is new.i can jumper relay terms.and make it pump.cluster data sh...
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2007 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L liftgate VIN: 1GKFC130X7
when you push the button on the remote to open the liftgate it starts to open, it gets about halfway open then it automatically starts to go back the other way and closes. I opened it once and tried to help it past that point and it opened on up. Well when I p...
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2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: SAJDA01N61
we have this v6 jaguar x type 3.0l in for surging. i also noticed when in park the engine stops at 2,900 rpm, and will not rev any higher in park. when on the road about 2,ooo to 2,900 rpm after engine has warmed up, the car stumbles and appears to have a flat...
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1995 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L axle VIN: 1J4FJ67S2S
I have this Cherokee with rear axle play. On both rear wheels the internal axle can be moved in and out about 3mm. I have read that some play is normal but can't find any information about how much is normal or the procedure for fixing it. Besides this play an...
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L nss VIN: 1J4FJ28S4T
Hi guys, I've got a 96 Cherokee that came in for a simple CEL scan and a complaint of the reverse lights not functioning, scanning the car revealed a p1899 for nss stuck in park or gear. We replaced the NSS and now the reverse lights function correctly. Howeve...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GX48S14
Ok guys I have a big one this time I got a 2004 jeep grand Cherokee with a 4 liter that a came to the shop with a high idle and a code p0505 I check for leaks replace the IAC motor and the code came back on I check for shorts and found that the wires to the IA... Trouble codes: P0505 (short to ground or battery voltage)
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8HR58N95
I appreciate your time! Customer has CEL on. I diag the EVAP system for a DTC for large evap leak. I replaced the purge valve which was stuck open. Smoked the system to verify any other issues. All went well. Clear DTC. Vehicles message center has the "Loose F...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDUP13142
Van has poor idle quality under 1000 rpm. Load it and take it over 1000 rpm and smooths out. Runs great at freeway speed. Will only throw codes at stop light. I think maybe timing belt off a bit, or tensioner is bad, or has bad crank sensor, but no code for cr... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0303
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2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L blower motor VIN: 5LMEU88HX4
when motor is in any position for speed. vibration increases with speed. possible cage and or motor or plenum door? thanks Fran
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2003 Mazda DEMIO/MAZDA2 1300CC Hold light flashing VIN: DY3W-11435
Hi all, Have this Mazda 2 engine is a ZJ Transmission is a RN4A. Transmission shifts well but at times it will Fail safe the transmission into limp home mode but will not set any codes and the Hold light starts flashing. If you cycle the key everything is back...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA63EXR
i have 1994 mercedes-benz SL320 .. came in with check engine light is on scan have code 098 can no reception from ASR .. it's hard code can't clear it .. i try used ABS module it doesn't help .. please hep i never see this code before thanks all Trouble codes: 098 (CAN no reception from ASR)
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L fuel gauge VIN: WDBNG75J4Y
Have the benz that tells us fuel level is @ 3/4 when we know there is only a few gallons of gas. Replaced sending unit in the tank. Still, same thing. Hooked up launch to do a guage sweep. The sweep works, but still 3/4. When we look at data to see how much ga...
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2000 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L LF brake VIN: 4M2XV14T8Y
This is as much of a sanity check as it is a help request. Simple problem. LF brake dragging and getting hot. There is a small amount of residual brake fluid pressure remaining in the LF /RR circuit. LF will release if circuit is opened. RR will hold slightly ...
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1979 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Engine Smokes VIN: 9119210583
From the moment this vehicle starts running, it is bellowing smoke. No change as engine reaches operating temperature. Engine runs great. Sparkplugs not oil soaked, compression is good. So much oil is blowing thru system that when vehicle is shut off, oil will...
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1991 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.6L airbag warning light VIN: WP0CB2962M
Ck'd codes found code 29. Cleared code and after 2 weeks it is back w/ same code(29 left crash sensor wiring high resistance). Can someone tell me how to test the crash sensor? Are there any specs available for circuit resistance?
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2001 Saturn SC1 1.9L Dome, Dash Lights VIN: 1G8ZP128X2
The dash lights won't work from the switch also the dome light will only work in ON not in door mode. I can turn on these lights with a scanner. I tried a multi switch it did'nt fix it. Because I can turn on the lights with the scanner I think the BCM is good....
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2001 Saturn LW300 3.0L 2-3-4 shifts VIN: 3255632688
Hi all, just got in this saturn with nice shifts 1-2 but no other shifts available. Scanned the tranny computer and got no codes BUT pids like coolant temp -40, prnd shows ???, tps 0, and rpm is wacky. RPM actually shows 1800 with engine off, volts varies from...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out
this car is acting like it has a bad av fuel sensor ie frount ox sensor replaced it with a dealer sensor no help this subaru will run great for the first 10 miles then it starts falling on its face when you hit the gas it seems to do it more on left turns if t...
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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BL67666
CAR HAS MISFIRE CYLINDER #4 SOMETIMES VERY BAD LIKE DEAD HOLE, AND SOME TIMES HARD TO NOTICE, TRIPS CHECK ENGIEN LIGHT. WE HAVE SWAPED IGNIITON COILS, SPARK PLUGS, FUEL INJECTORS MISS STAYS AT CYL. #4. PERFORM COMPRESSION TEST FOUND CYLINDER #4 AT 135psi. AND ... Trouble codes: P0304
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2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L ac switch, compressor VIN: 5TBRT381XY
AC was low on refrigerant. Charge system. AC works for about 5 seconds and ac light on dash starts flashing and then ac stops working. Turn ac off and back on and ac will work again for about five seconds. Help is needed. Thanks al
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSD69M01
I am looking for the main bearing, rod bearing and cyl head bolt torque specs. I cant seem to find them in Mitchell. Thanks for the help!
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L compresser VIN: WVWAD63BX5
i have a volkswagon passat with a 1.8 liter the problem im having is when i turn the a/c on the electric fan to cool the condenser comes on but the compresser does not the green wire at the compresser has no power ive checked the fuses and all are good...im no...
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2006 Volkswagen Touareg TDI 5.0L maintaince VIN: WVGPT77L26
question to vw techs out their i am replacing the fuel filter on this toureg and the element will not come out it seems it is siezed to the center section is their something i am missing or what? any help would be awsome.
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1996 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CW52K1T
It's fixed! As it turned out I did something incredibly dumb! When I was diagnosing the misfire I swapped coil positions to see if the misfire followed the coil. It did not so I ordered a new module. Here is where my stupidity comes in, I FORGOT to return the... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 Misfie), P0300 (Multiple Misfire).
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1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L 1st gear VIN: 1G6CD5385M
i replaced soll as i was already in trans but the fix was fuse #5,shorted a/c clutch,unplugged a/c clutch replaced fuse and got ist gear back thanks to all cause you all hit right on.
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L clutch VIN: 2G1FP22S4R
THATS TO ALL WHO REPLIED, GREG YOU ARE RIGHT CLUTCH WONT DISENGAGE. DAVID, DANIEL HIT IT ON THE HEAD, i NEEDED A LONGER PUSH ROD.. THERE IS A PROBLEM SOMEWHERE IN PEDAL TO FIREWALL. NO VISBLE DAMAGE, BUT CAR HAS BEEN PAINTED AND MOTOR HAS BEEN OUT BEFORE...
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1997 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L abs VIN: 1G1ND52M4V
thanks for the help everyone. I "borrowed" a new wheel hub from my parts supplier, plugged it in and grounded it to the car. Problem fixed. I installed it and drove it, all is well now. I guess the ecm saw something with the circuit through that sensor that it...
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1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L abs VIN: 1GNDT13W8V
Well this baby is out the door. Found the front end had been wrecked. Found the ground 110 was slightly loose from body repair. It tested ok when checking it out at EBCM, but appearantly wiggled too much moving. Cleaned and re-secured all the grounds on the fr...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L theft system VIN: 1G1JC5241W
many good replies several refering to bcm and the rest refering to grounds and power. This car does not have a bcm{info only} The problem truned out to be all ground which I litterly stumbled onto at the bottom of the lock cyl is a spring steel lug that has a...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer Trailblazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: S122109015
thanks to everybody,replaced fan clutch that took care of codes and power light.sill would heat,replaced radiator and thermastat,now the customer is happy,thanks alot. Trouble codes: P1481, P1484.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14T52
Thanks for the replies. I replaced both sensors with OE sensors and replaced the sub harness. I did not want to originally put aftermarket sensors in but thats what the customer requested we do. I did clean the connectors and apply [...] to them but I se... Trouble codes: P0332 (Knock sensor 2 circuit).
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2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L sir system VIN: 1GNDT13SO7
THANK YOU! MICHAEL AND ERIC YOU PUT ME BACK ON TRACK WITH THIS ONE I REPLACED THE CLOCK SPRING AND IT TOOK CARE OF THE OPEN LOOP CODES. HARD WON LESSON! I FEEL LIBERATED FOR THE WEEKEND. THANKS AGAIN FOR THE INPUT
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1998 Dodge Caravan 3.3L cluster VIN: 2B4GP25G0X
Wow 20 replies with almost all the same answer, The solder joints on the back of the cluster had a small crack. I know a new cluster would have guaranteed never to have the same problem. But customer opted for me to go ahead and make the repair. I went ahe...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L abs pump VIN: 1D4GP24R35
FOUND BADLY CORRODED TERMINAL AT BACK OF FUSE PANEL DUE TO PREVIOUS BAT EXPLOSION TAN AND RED WIRE TERMINAL 24 AT MODULE.
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1992 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Excessive smoke VIN: 1FTHX26M7N
Thanks for the input. I have come to the conclusion that the fuel distributor pump gear is off a tooth. I had to rotate the pump too far away from the factory alignment marks in order to make it run somewhat acceptable. Everyone's input gave me some ideas. ...
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1995 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, POPS THRU INTAKE VIN: 1FTEF15N9S
Many thanks to all that responded. There we're lots of great suggestions. Don from Iowa was the first respondent and hit the nail on the head. Don suggested checking the fuel pressure. I installed a fuel pressure gauge and then ran the truck. It would run fine...
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Intake Valve VIN: 1FTNW20SXX
Well the majority of you agreed with my gut feeling of a lean cylinder. We have a local injector shop here so I sent out all 10 injectors to be flow tested and cleaned. He tested them before and after and didn't find any problems with the injectors. The top...
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2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Electronic rear suspension VIN: 1FMEU17L61
The end result was that I had to send the vehicle to the dealer to reprogram the system. Even with the Snap-on solus which will actuate the ride system it would not reset the dash lamp w/o the Ford only tool. bottom line customer happy. Thanks.
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2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA554X3
after more testing found the wire harness had rubbed thru on the A/C line at the the right rear of engine bay causing the MAF sensor wire to ground
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L blower motor VIN: 1FAFP55U53
Thanks for all the input. I replaced the motor and resitor. Working fine now. GM generally has the resistor on the power side of the circuit. So I learned something here.
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2007 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L cam overretarded VIN: 1FTPW14V57
We decided to swap the oil from 5w20 over to 15w40. Problem has not reoccured. Ford say's the thicker oil will damage the valve train. Looks like he will need a engine anyway because of the sludge. Thanks to all who responded.
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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 5.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GTEK13M17
Thanks for your replies - i did the relearn a few times , both in the bay and driving - did not help , still no full idle control - i was using a generic obdII scanner for this one - our software is only 2006 and older - ne reset idle command available - so se... Trouble codes: P0121.
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L ignition VIN: 1HGCE6659S
thank all it was a bad distributor it was a new one that went bad thaks all cheers
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1996 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: JHMRA13860
AFTER OVER NIGHT ... VAN WOULD NOT START! NO PULSE FROM DISTRIBUTOR. DISTRIBUTOR WAS "NEW" 3 MONTHS AGO FROM ANOTHER SHOP APPARENTLY THE ECU 'TURNS OFF THE FUEL' WITHOUT SPARK OR SIGNAL FROM THE DISTRIBUTOR...THE FAULTY DISTRIBUTOR HAS NO BRAND OR NAME ON IT O...
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2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCG16551
Thank all you guys for your help, Found that there was diesel fuel in the gas tank, this explains the loading up and fouling out spark plugs. Drained the gas tank flushed the lines and replaced the fuel pressure regulater. All is well! I did take a vac readi...
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2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1JFA49S12P
Looks like the break in oil with the ZDDP addidtive was the ticket. 2 lobes were ground off the replacement cam. Installed another new one with another new set of lifters. So far, so good, customer has not returned. Will update further if resultes prove ot...
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2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L amber light in dash VIN: SALSK25438
Thanks to IATN & it's members for what we do! The left front wear sensor had a broken wire & was replaced during the brake replacement. At 6:30 this morning I received 3 responses, all with the same message. The shop opens at 8:30, by 8:45 the Rover was fix...
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L outlet air temp VIN: JTJHF10V11
thanks to all that replied, actuator did not fix concern, removed and reinstalled old actuator, customer did not want to proceed
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FE17N04
Thanks for all the suggestions,the customer finally alowed us some real diagnosis time and it was determined that the #2 rotor had poor compression. The engine is still under warranty so we are now awaiting the new unit. Thanks again too all who replied
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBEA52E1R
Specail thanks to frank from nevada he said to test the alt and see what the output was. the voltage regulator had failed every time the votage would spike past 17v the overvoltage protection relay would shut it down causing a surging idle and a major drivabil...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L tonneau cover VIN: WDBLK5GX2T
THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT REPLIED... THE TECH DISCOVERED A RAT HAD MOVED INTO THE RR COVER PANEL L SIDE OF REAR PASS SEAT AND HELPED HIMSELF TO A FEW SELECT PREMIUM GERMAN INSULATED WIRES TO COMPLETE HIS NEST...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Starting VIN: WDBNG75J82
We sent car to MB dealer. They thought it was the fuse/relay box on right side engine compartment and they replaced it but did not fix! They now have an engine control module ordered and it is on backorder. When they get her fixed I will update.
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport Limited 3.5L batt VIN: JA4LS41R61
Fixed! Would like to thank everybody for the input and help with this one. Turned out being the alternator. We had the connector unplugged from the back but not the big wht/rd wires. Those come directly from a 100 amp fuse that bolts in. Upon removing the 100 ...
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1998 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4N2ZN1119W
Thank You for your replies, with fuel pump relay in, installed a wire to terminal back to ecm, key on temporily grounded wire, fuel pump comes on. concluded ecm bad. Opened ecm case but did not see any damage to computer board componets.
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2002 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31AX2
Good morning, Didn't get alot of replies on this one for some reason. Most posts suggested an oil issue either dirty or low level. This car has had very regular service and the oil level was right on when we first got it in the shop. What I ended up trying was... Trouble codes: P0021 (Intake Valve Timing Control Bank 2).
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L transmission VIN: 1P4GP44R3W
okay its fixed, glad to see there was some help out there, was discouraging at first, but now a total victory. after ohm checking the bus lines and all the wires between the tcm and the pdc, i looked at the information again, and read the part about the system...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NW52E02
Thanks for the help everyone. It did require use of a Tech 2 to get the airbag to communicate with the bcm, and to unlock the radio. Trouble codes: P1631 (incorrect password detected), B3128 (driver door unlock cntrl circuit is open/shorted to battery positive), B3133 (door unlock cntrl circuit is open/shorted to battery positive), B3138 (door lock cntrl circuit is shorted to battery positive), B1001 (airbag - option config error), U1000 (class II serial comm problem).
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2000 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Drive engagment VIN: 4S3BE6355Y
Thanks for the input. Most every reply had a common thread - a worn seal in forward clutch. All the symptoms that we have matched what others had experienced in this regard. We are leaving it up to the customer whether or not to try an additive that may swe...
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1998 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Ignition VIN: E2WZ039058
The cluster ground at driver's floor pillar was burnt and day time light control unit was fried above glove box, repaired clustered loop grounds to body and replaced light control unit. there are other wiring problems with this car and customer did not want to...
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1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L cyl. head sludge VIN: 4T1BF28K4Y
Thanks greatly to all who responded. Through these replies, as well as some internet searching & conversation with a dealer's parts guy, here is what we have learned. Contrary to popular thought, it is not a lack of maintainance that causes oil sludge proble...
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2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L MIL Lamp on
well it appears to be fixed.i checked the screen and it was perfectly cleen as was the oil.i pulled the sol. out and it seemed fine but i noticed that the body of it was off center a bit,like it had been bumped or pried on i was able to snap it back in place t... Trouble codes: P349.
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRH63B32
ok guys got her fixed kicked my butt but we got it.the intake cam sproket spun on camshaft we replaced intake cam and reassembled timed with bar and pin that goes in block and there you go...thank you all for all the help you have offered we do thank you all a... Trouble codes: P0345 (cam shaft circuit a bank 2).
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2005 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L all gear VIN: 9BWDE61J55
Thanks for all the advice and help, i replace three speed sensor inside the transmission. I used vag-com in graphic mode, in this form take the problem. Thank
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