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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC530X2
we have this car with po341 vtc variable timing control valve car is getting to much fuel in the sistem we do not have power to activate the vtc valve is there any relay to activate the vtc variable control valve Trouble codes: P0341
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1999 Audi A6 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B3X
i have a 99 a6 is missing in bank one all cylinders i have pull the codes p1300 missfire possible cause low fuel p301 p302 p303 all missfires are on bank 1 good compression new plugs new wires and swap injectors to the other bank still missfire all bank one Trouble codes: P1300, P0301, P0302, P0303
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2002 Audi A6 3.0L engine VIN: WAUJT64B92
any other ideas??? all I have left is an ecm but I dont want to just throw parts.
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2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L No Start VIN: WAUAC48H94
Customer states that occassionaly the car will not start. If she let's it set for an hour or so it starts and runs fine. Lately it has stalled on her and not restarted until she let's it set. By the time it's towed to us it starts fine. One time we were able t...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Indicators/Blinkers VIN: 0X0DK82209
Hie guys car came in with erratic flashers,checked all bulbs ,ok .what this vehicle does is you operate the switch and nothing will come on the instrument cluster ,but lights will be working outside ,or when switch at centre ticking behind cluster then stops a...
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2007 BMW X5 4.8i 4.8L Lighting VIN: 5UFXFE8357
Hello fellow techs. I have a car here from a body shop to program for the new headlights. I cannot get it to communicate with the GT1 scanner. When I enter the model, the scanner says that there is no voltage applied to terminal 15 or U battery is less than 9 ...
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1989 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4AH51N7K
Hi everybody This buick was driven into the shop by the new owner and on its way to the shop it started to run rough and hard to accelerate and now he cannot drive it away. Car was maintained by another shop and has all records of work done over the years. ...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L battery light, oil pressure light VIN: 1G4HP54KY4
greetings, working with a 2000 lesabre that has no codes and we are unable to get the oil and battery light to come on and off while driving. customer says while she is driving lesabre the oil and battery lights will come on, and after a 10 minute ride they tu...
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2004 Buick Century Limited 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G4WS55J74
Hello Group, This Century came in from a collision shop with a complaint of intermittent no start. When the key is turned to position 2, security and check engine lights illuminate properly and fuel pump runs for about two seconds which seems correct. Turn to... Trouble codes: P0336 (CKP circuit fault history code), P0650 (MIL Control Circuit history code), B2957 (Security sensor data circuit low)
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L steering VIN: 1GYDE63784
Vehicle came in for lack of assist in power steering.Found pump and rack leaking. Replaced pump and and o rings at rack per tsb.Flushed system with oe fluid.Monitored ves actuator; minor glitches seen. Removed ves actuator, filter screen was mostly deteriorate...
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1990 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDC14H3L
Truck was in a month ago with the same problem and we replaced the ECM and ignition module to no effect. Our guy read the posts on IATN and decided that the magnets or shaft on distributor were bad and we recommended a new distributor. the owner declined this ... Trouble codes: 42 (Spark control)
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1996 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GNGK26J9T
Scan tool data looks ok. Intermittently at a stop it will misfire & or unstable idle. At cruse most of the time it feels like the cruse is hunting, surgeing, & or momantary buck. At medium to hard accel it is ok, at floored it is ok. Even though the scan tool ...
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1999 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L Differential VIN: 1GCHK39J4X
hi guys i am rebuilding the rear end and i cant find anything on what the preload should be on the pinion bearings. its has new inner and outer bearings. if anyone knows please let me know. THANKS!
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1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L lo beam lights VIN: 1GCCS1446X
Hi Y'all!! I have this 99 s-10 that the low beam headlights dont work. We did replace 1 bulb and checked the power to fuses. That seemed OK! That is when I replaced the combination switch. The flash to pass and the hi beams and tail lights all work. There are ...
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Arching VIN: 2G1WW12E51
Ok this is a strange one. Customer brought car and said him and his buddy changed the front crank seal. He said he is complaining of a arching off of the crank sensor. I was like yea ok and sure enough its like a bad ignition wire arching. So i figured he nick...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L temperature VIN: 1GCHK33295
I was wondering what temp is considered normal on the Allison automatics when running empty and what is considered the max when pulling a load? I have this truck that wants to run trans temps in excess of 200 degrees when pulling only small loads. Is this norm...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GCHK23255
Hi,I have a6.6 in my shop loses about half gallon antifreeze in 2 weeks pressure tested couldnt find anything and passed hc test. Can anybody tell me were eles to look thanks for any help.
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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Lighting VIN: 1GNDT13506
Hi guys, We have days in this one now. Key won't turn off without pushing button under ignition switch. Also won't go into gear. We can get it to start about 50% of the time. When it does start, sometimes the theft light comes on and other times the battery li...
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2005 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L windows VIN: C3EL36RX5N
top of the day fellow techs.I have this 05 kicking my but.Customer brought this in to me saying front passenger side window inopt.After checking for myself i found the window not totally inopt.The window will go up but will not go down from any switch,pass-doo...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 2.5L Monitor resets VIN: 1B7FL26P5W
Tested power and grounds all were good so replaced computer same problem monitors reset and ignition count goes to 0 if key is left off for 5 secs. Or longer will not pass emissions can get monitors to run but turn off key and they reset. Computer from dealer ...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L No Start VIN: 2B3HD56J3W
Customer complaint of no start after hot soak but will start after 20 minute cool down. History code showed crank sensor malfunction, replaced sensor. Problem unchanged. Pulled one of the coils and checked for spark when no start and had none and fuel pump run...
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46RX1
Hi Folks, This Intrepid 2.7 will start for 3 to 5 seconds. My noid light shuts off with the engine. I am assuming that I'm stuck in antitheft mode. I reset everything with my scanner. From the archives it was suggested to remove the battery terminals and short...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No A/C Condenser Fan Engagement VIN: 1D7HU18Z82
Hi, Customer complains of A/C not as cool as it should be. I identified Refrig. R134A Pass Air 0. System Performance Test shows high side pressure goes to 400PSI & climbing within less than a minute. Low side is at 60PSI. The Condenser fan is not running. Ther...
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L steering wheel VIN: 2B7LB31Z02
We checked the alignment toe was out a little but everything else was good. Before the alignment we replaced a worn drag link and pitman arm. The steering wheel is 180 out. The tie rod sleeves are centered. Wheel base is even. I just can't see how the wheel co...
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2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Blower motor, power windows, radio, wipers VIN: 1D4GP24313
While driving in heavy rain the other day, customer stated that the blower, wipers, windows, and radio quit working all at the same time. Keep reading. Everything was working when the vehicle came to my shop. I looked in the archives to see if there was any co...
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1969 Ford F-100 Pickup 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, VIN: F10YRF3400
Dear Members, Here we have 1969 Ford F-100, 360cuin (5.9L) at Japanese car specialist shop. Well this is very good customer of us, we are tring to fix the rough idle due to #5 cylinder not firing. This has old point+condenser distributer, and 2barell carbureto...
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2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L b pos cable to alt. VIN: 1FMNU42S1Y
ford guys help.local dealer parts guys cant find the battry positive cable to the alternator.it runs from the starter relay(solenoid)next to battery on right front fender to alt b pos terminal.the original is burned at alternator.need part number.cable has fus...
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2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Stripped Custom 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Lack of Power VIN: 1FDXE45F11
This ambulance will loose power, max vehicle speed 20 mph, like running out of fuel after running for about 100 miles. If the engine is let idle for 15 min the power will get better but if shut off will run fine after a 20 to 30 min soak. As stated in related... Trouble codes: P1211
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2003 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L GEM module VIN: 1FTYR44U43
good grief, this 2003 Ford Ranger is a pain. the battery is going dead after 2-3 days of not starting. recharge and rechecked all systems check normal. there are no codes in any system. found 210 milliamp draw on 50 amp fuse under hood, followed it to a 10 amp...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW31545
This truck has left the customer stranded twice now. On Friday he drove about 100kms and it took him over 2 hours. Truck would lose throttle resonse - then die on the side of the highway. He'd wait a few minutes and then restart and go, and die and wait and go... Trouble codes: P0175 (System too rich bank 2), P0191 (Fuel rail pressure range/performance), P0316 (Misfire occured in the first 1000 engine revolutions), P0420 (Bank 1 cat effiency below limit), P0430 (Bank 2 cat effiency below limit), P1233 (Fuel pump driver module off line)
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P95
Good afternoon fellow techs. We have a ambulance towed in that has been quite a problem child. As you can see we have replaced quite a few things in the past year. The truck is in here again for no start hot. I have not ripped it apart yet, but I am hoping it ... Trouble codes: P2290 (Low icp pressure)
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2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L compressor VIN: 1FDWE35P65
Complaint of not getting cold. checked pressures, found no compressor operation. Checked fuses - all okay, Checked voltage at pressure switches - okay, checked power at relay - power but not getting a ground to turn system on. jumped relay compressor working. ...
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVFT80N25
just bought this 2005 mustang. wrench symbol keeps coming on and car goes into limp mode. codes are 2106 and 2135 i believe there is a tsb about this problem and it says to replace tps and recalibrate pcm. i can change the tps but have no way to recalibrate th... Trouble codes: 2106 (2135 -), 2135
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2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L computer VIN: 1GTHC23U17
Truck came in customer requested battery.We intstalled a new battery,engine light comes on,runs rough and none of scanners will comunicate,Truck ran fine before.Is there a relearn procedure? I looked all over cant find any.
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1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMEJ6673V
this is actualy a repetitive case that I see on 93 to 97 honda civics . NOx is high . Full fuel control achieved . O2 sensor active with good risetime .fuel pressure OK Do I really need to take that cylinder head out to clean carbon build up or there are other...
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2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L No Start, blows fuse #7- coils VIN: 2HKRL189X2
Vehicle was towed into shop for died while driving, will not restart. Found vehicle did not have spark. Checked and found no power to ign. coils. Traced back to a blown fuse in drivers side underdash fuse box, postion 7 15 amp. Replaced fuse and vehicle starte...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Stall VIN: 5FNRL18983
this van came to me with ck engine light on cods p0131 p0132 p0133 front o2 sensor checked with scanner 0 volts back o2 stuck at 4.49 volts clear cods out come right back same codes. have 12volts and ground at connector thanks for the help
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Transmission VIN: 1HGEM22912
I need help from a Honda Transmission Tech. I have a low milage well maintained civic that slips/slight over revs when up shifting COLD ONLY. when the tranny warms up after 3-4 miles it shifts good maybe slightly slow but hardly noticeable. Fluid looks clean ,...
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2005 Honda Civic DX 1.7L SRS Light VIN: 1HGEM211X5
This '05 Civic gives an intermittent airbag warning light while driving - on and off, at least once, sometimes more, in the course of a short road test. There are never any fault codes stored, even when scanned while the light is on. The light will go off by i...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S0Y
Modis troubleshooter and Alldata do not list the P1685 code. Does anyone have any idea what that means or what may be causing it? Two members have that listed in the knowledge database, but neither show a fix for it. Thanks for any and all help! Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected), P1685 (Invalid Key Message from SKIM)
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1995 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7239S
Customer complains: first thing in AM vehicle cranks, won't start. After 3 - 4 attempts starts, barely runs, dies. Finally starts, revs to 3K rpm, won't accelerate and backfires. If customer waits until revving stops, won't backfire. When driving away vehicle ...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Fuel line connection VIN: SALMF11414
Hello all, Will try to keep it short and sweet. We have this 04 Range Rover. Changed the left side fuel level sender due to a inop fuel gauge ( was reading empty when there was gas in it.) Procedure requires you to also remove right side fuel pump unit to rele...
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1FE17N04
Hey everyone ..we have a RX8 that customer brought in the shop he states vehicle has no power ,stalls out and its hard to start he also told us that Mazda replaced the engine about a year and a half ago,,So we took a look at the vehicle pulled codes out of it ...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBEA30D1M
I have a customer car,a 91 Mercedes-Benz 300E,which got towed in.It cranks over,but no start.Has good fuel pressure to injection distributor,but not much fuel to the injectors,if any at all.It has good spark.I dont have a scanner plug in for Mercedes,since the...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Starting VIN: WDBNG70J2Y
Vehicle came in as a no start. All dash lights were working and I was able to shift out of park. I tried jumping terminals 30 and 87 of the Starter relay but accidentally jumped 30 (Power) and 87a (Ground)and created a short. Now I have no power at terminal 30...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Abs Light VIN: 4JGAB54E11
We have been following the procedure for performing the road test reset as per Autologic program Mercedes software 2.5.366 and the stationary test works as stated and then no matter what we try it will not reset the road test active and the code c1212 road tes...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBSK75F03
Looking for information on replacing a leaking rear shock assembly on this SL500. vehicle has active body control / ABC suspension, My question is does this job require any special tools and is OE scanner necessary to bleed system out after replacement. I have...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L belt VIN: WDBRF40J95
looking for a little information on this one. car was towed in with the tensioner pully siezed and the belt fallen off. no problem, ordered up parts and look up the labor. according to mitchel the belt is about an hour and the tensioner is 4 hours. so i look u...
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2003 Nissan Altima 3.5L Electronic VIN: 1N4BL11E73
Hello everyone, Mitchell is totally useless for this Altima. The AC compressor will not engage at all. The AC relay is not getting a ground signal from the pcm. The system is full, and I can engage the AC by grounding out the relay. I have heard that the therm...
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Belt noise VIN: 1N4ACL11D0
Hi guys, I was writing to see if any techs have run into this. When the a/c compressor is on, the serpentine belt tensioner make a huge amount of noise. I saw on IATN this may be alternator clutch/pulley failure. Also when trying to turn off the compressor fro...
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1992 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HX53L8N
This car came in as a no start. Ignition system is functioning normally. The vehicle attempts to start as it cranks, but doesn't. The injectors pulse three times while cranking and then the control signal goes to steady battery voltage on the scope as it conti...
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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2G2WP55246
Car came in with a code p0068 and p0101 tac(throttle body) was replaced due to limp mode, car left running great, then returned 2 days later with code p0507 and surging at idle Trouble codes: P0507
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2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Steering Lock/Ignition VIN: YS3FD45Y84
Insertion of key into floor switch produces "Steering Lock Malfunction" indicator. Key is being recognized, as screwdriver insertion produces "key not recognized" warning. The lock assembly is entirely plastic, and seems to be mechanically non functional, judg...
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2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L No Start, Hard Start/Noise VIN: 1G8JW52R6Y
Came in on the hook, customer stated it just died CEL had never been on before. Found code P0343 and in the process of checking the CPS readings on the Solus Pro the engine br1efly started with a loud clanging banging noise. Engine will occasionally start, run... Trouble codes: P0343 (CPS Resynch), P0300 (Missfire)
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2000 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3SEBS456RW
HI guys -please ignore the vin I am home now and my mind is racing here. Last year this car came in with a 420 code and the cust wouldnt spring for a subaru conv. We replaced the ft sensor with a subaru unit and the rear w aft market. The converter was a Walk... Trouble codes: P0133, P0131
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1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Misfire VIN: 4TAUN61C7S
This truck has a random style miss/buck ignition breakdown type of problem that starts around 2200-2500 rpm. At idle it seems just fine-all of the parts above have been replaced with no help.We have NOT replaced the igniter. I seem to have a good scope pattern...
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1NXBR12E92
Toyota techs i need your help.this corolla came to us after another shop could not fix her problem.originally it had a misfire and hesitation off idle while accelerating,po300 and fuel trims were +25. Replaced fuel injectors because the inlet screens were torn... Trouble codes: P0300
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1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle 1.6L Relay VIN: 1342431882
The car I’m working on is a 1974 Super Beetle with an intermittent ‘no crank’ problem. I traced it to a welded set of relay contacts on a starter relay/key buzzer on the back of the fuse block. I was planning on bypassing this relay(no longer available from my...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L air conditioning VIN: 3VWBB61CXW
i just bought this car from my brother who bought it new. he has had this car for years with no problems at all. last year the fans quit running unless you turned the air on. so instead of fixing the problem he just ran the air all the time or defrost in the w...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L Limp In Mode VIN: WVWLH63B31
This car came in with codes 1411, 1122, 1140, 1820, and 1819. The complaint was that the transmission was not acting right. We confirmed that it was in limp in mode and diagnosed a bad solenoid valve 5. We swapped it with the one beside it, and then the car wo...
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2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Convertible Roof VIN: WBABS33431
I want to thank all! You guys hit the nail on the head. There was a broken wire at the first hinge joint right over the drivers head. I made a small loop with very flexible wire and it works fine. I recommended to the customer replacement of the wire harne...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN634X3
Craziest thing, starter went bad while on the hoist!!! Checked for a signal at the starter and it had voltage and a signal to start but no movement or sound. The job books for 7.5 hours of labor and a starter is like $400 so it was not fun telling the client...
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1988 Buick Regal Limited 2.8L Stall VIN: 2G4WD14W0J
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO GAVE THEIR EXPERIENC AND KNOWLAGE. I ENDED UP HAVING 2 SEPERATE PROBLEM. I FIXED THYE STALLING WITH REPLACEMENT OF THE CRANK SENSOR, BUT STILL HAD A CHUGGLE. FINALLY AFTWER ABOUT 4 DAYS I FIGURED OUT THE EGR WAS THE CULPRIT. REPLACED THAT ...
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1995 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Horn VIN: 1G4HR5219S
Thanks for the help. Indeed the horn was shorted to ground through the airbag.
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1993 Cadillac Seville 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G6KS52B5P
Sorry it took me so long to close this, I actually fixed it the same day I posted it up. I ended up scoping the injectors and fiqured out the 2,8,3, and 6 were not working. I ended up tracing the power source which was a red wire. It was a bad connection at th...
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1991 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, High oil pressure VIN: 1GNCS18Z7M
Ok guys, thanks for all your help. Turns out that the oil was sludge, and the sending unit was bad. After an oil change and a new sending unit the pressure came back to normal. As for the idle quality, a set of plugs and wires and a fixed vacuum took care of t...
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L instrument cluster VIN: 1G1JC1244X
thanks to all who respondes to my help request. I am in the prosess of checking the underhood wireing, have checked the harness that is fastened to the transaxle,and the harness that goes to the injectors. I am inspecting this in sections, and plan to check th...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Turn Signal Indicators VIN: 1GCJC33192
Have not been able to get vehicle back yet, all help offered is greatly appreciated and will be used when this traveling man sits still for a while. Thanks so much for your responses, will update when fixed.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Stall VIN: 1KDFGTEKD1
What a pain in the butt. Thank you so much for all of your help. I let it soak overnite with wd40. I finally got it to move then the top broke off. I finally grabbed the 3 little metal tabs with small vice grips. They finally stopped pulling up and grabbed...
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2003 Chevrolet Venture Warner Bros. 3.4L hvac control head VIN: 1GNDX13E6Y
The control head was the problem. It started acting up I switched the control head and the other one didnt do it, A new one was $500 so we went used. Thanks guys
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic WT 6.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GCHK24U77
MY CUSTOMER CONTACTED HIS DEALER AND AFTER 2 1/2 WEEKS THEY WERE ABLE TO FIX THIS TRUCK. THEY STATED THAT THE TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCHS HAD WENT OUT CAUSING THE WHOLE PROBLEM. HE WANTED AN NEW TRANS BUT THE DEALER WOULD NOT STAND FOR IT, THEY CLAIMED TO REBUILD...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L shift VIN: 1B7HF16Y1W
Found that it was the transfercase not fully engaging. Thank you all for your help.
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1B7HF16YX1
THIS TRUCK IS FIXED. AFTER HAVING THE VALVE BODY WENT THROUGH I WAS ABLE TO FIND A DEALER THAT HAD ANOTHER GOV PRESSURE SENSOR IN STOCK AND THE TRUCK RAN GREAT. SO MUCH FOR GOOD PARTS FROM A DEALER.
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2009 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L Transmission VIN: 1D8HB58T49
THis close was delay because I wanted to be 100% sure of the fix, Its been 10 days since client is running truck without any complaint. My suspicions were confirmed and supported by some replies specially Gilbert from Massachusetts. The PCM provided by the c...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP34382
Thanks for all who replied. I cleaned and tested all grounds for voltage drop. No problems were found, but car has not had the starting issue for almost a week now. It would not act up for us while it was here, I hope the grounds were the problem, but cannot p...
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1993 GMC C1500 Sierra SLE 4.3L stalls with a/c on VIN: 1GTDC14Z0P
customer took veh. to the local dealer, who called me, I told them all the suggestion I got from all of you, thanks, they had already tried a ecm, iac,(we did an iac) I ask them to let me know what the fix was, no reply yet. thanks again to all .
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2002 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Instrument cluster. VIN: SAJDA42C01
I got many good suggestions on this car but John from Great Britain was the correct one. We were unable to repair this car and sent it to the dealer. The customer reported back to me that the instrument cluster was the problem. I am not sure why this faile be...
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2004 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L coolant VIN: SALTY19444
Very deep thanks to all whom replied to my request, you all were correct, it was the block. I rigged a pressure test similar to the tech on youtube performed, and with the heads off, you could see coolant at the sleeve registers on those cyls. listed. The clie...
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2002 Lexus RX300 3.0L Battery Draw VIN: JTJGF10U02
The right front door lock actuator would intermittently not fully lock or unlock and get caught in the middle. The customer asked me to disconnect and they have not been back since. looks like that took care of her battery draw.
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2002 Lexus GS300 3.0L timing belt installation VIN: JT8BD69S32
First, I 'd like to thank all that responded to this problem. The fix for this proble was a broken tooth on the crankshaft sprocket (reluctor) that what was making the vehicle not idle properly start setting a random misfire code. Just a word of advice on this...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L compressor VIN: 1LNHM83W93
Thank you for all the help.As it turns out the b1259 code had nothing to do with the compressor not working for first 10 minutes of operation.I appreciate the replies that let me know that the solar radiation sensor was also called the auto light sensor on top...
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1996 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2229T
Thanks to everyone that tried to help. This car was a real nightmare. The amount of money that was charge to the customer does not justified the insane amount of time we spent on it. As you can see took us some time to figure this car out, had to make sure thi... Trouble codes: P1540 (ABV Open or Short).
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2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L radio VIN: NO VIN
i replaced the radio with a oem used and radio only worked on am/fm, no cd but the old radio started working on its own and also no cd.the cd would pull min and all functions appeared like ready to play,but no sound. the car belonged to person that never playe...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Left-Rear VIN: WDBGA51E7S
Hello everyone, thankyou for all the help and support. I replaced both shocks and the problem is solved. No more creaking. Refilled and bled the hydrolic system, works great. I wish I would have just thought to loosen those lower shock mounts originally; a...
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2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L blend door motor VIN: 2MEFM75W21
After check check and rechecking the system the customer got impatient and opted to just have us set the temp door to cold for the season and try again when the winter comes around.
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1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L convertor VIN: JA4LS31HXX
Since my last post the rear output speed sensor went out and put the trans back into fail safe mode. Mitsubishi in San Jose keeps both sensors in stock, if that tells you anything! We replaced the output sensor and cleared the code but apparently there is no...
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2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Compressor / Other / Noise VIN: 1N4BL11E02
I wish I could shed more light on what actually repaired the vehicle. We found the suction hose had a slight leak and the system down very slightly of freon. Not considering that could have caused the noise we did replace the AC low pressure hose with a factor...
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2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L heat VIN: 3N1CB51D93
HI and thanks for the help -we were thinking water pump impellar or head gasket -we did a block test and tailpipe test [over 300 pmp-hydracarbs--and it needs a head gasket -owner not able to repair at this time, Iatn put good mechanics on the right track and ...
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L immu VIN: JN1DA31D73
Thanks for the help, this one is fixed! We replaced the IMMU, and had a local locksmith reprogram the keys. Car was picked up three weeks ago and no problems reported since.
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D04
Thanks to all who replied. Yes Chris,I did overlook a loose terminal,pin #11, at the ECU connector. It appears someone else had damaged the terminal by probing. As my Nissan dealer could not supply me with a new terminal, I had to get a used ECU connector and ... Trouble codes: P1111 (Intake Valve Timing Control Solenoid Low Voltage).
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1995 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.4L power steering VIN: 1G2WJ12X8S
O.k. fixed it. The problem was not determined untill I recieved anouther used pressure valve. The o-rings on the pressure valve can be installed in correctly. multiple grooves. I installed it the way I removed it and did not relize the error. with the oring in...
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2008 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 5Y2SL65848
Well guys I got alot of useful info. Thanks to a couple of techs that directed me into the ECM direction my supervisor found that the ECM is in fact crapping out when it wants to. We decided to have the customer take the car to the dealer before we own it. S...
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2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Stall VIN: WP1AA29P4L
Thank you to all how replied to this post. As noted, the security system would not allow the car to start at all. It did turn out to be the fuel pump. Replaced and customer is on the way. Thank you so much for your help. John
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2001 Renault clio 2000CC no spark VIN: VF1CBOMOF2
hi there thanks to all who replied i traced fault to engine control mog/relay on passengers side A piller under fuse box.It was'nt sending power to engine ecu owner carried away vehicle he is looking for parts from breakers yard
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2003 Saturn LW300 3.0L Steering Rack ? VIN: 1G8JW84R93
Hello, we fixed the steering problem. Thanks for all the great ideas. Several people suggested the steering angle sensor being a problem after the alignment and needed reset,but our system had no electronic controls just basic power steering. Others suggested ...
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2006 Saturn Vue 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5GZCZ53476
Thanks for your replies. Only special tool required was the wrench to hold the crankshaft pulley. Other than that no special tools required. However Alldata's information leaves a lot to be desired.Ended up looking up a Honda to get more information on cam mar...
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1992 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1K12W2NU
Well, I am still confused about this one. We worked with assistance from iATN and Indentafix which led us to the cooling fan switch and module. The switch was already relaced but did not test good. After a run of 3 new bad switches we got a good OE one. We tri...
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1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT3HN86R8W
Hello techs I really should have given alittle more info but i thought everyone would have known i had checked the obvious.Turns out it was the crank sensor i had this happen on corollas but never on a 4runner but i was alittle scared on guessing on the crank ...
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2006 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.3L tpms VIN: JTEEP21AX6
thanks to Dave from Conn.; your the man! we were'nt able to reset the tpms light because of the second reset proceedure. After the light went out the second reset w/ the flashing did the trick! Thanks to everyone for your help; Larry
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3VWSS29M21
HI; EVERY ONE, THANKS TO ALL OF YOU THAT TAKE TIME TO RESPOND TO MY REQUEST FOR HELP. PROBLEM WAS THE M.A.F.BUT I HAD TO GET A NEW ONE FROM DEALER WITH HIGH PRICE. THANKS AGAIN. MATT Trouble codes: P1128 (O2 sensor).
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