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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Timing Belt Tensioner VIN: WAUED64B81
Customer was driving at about 40 mph under light load when engine cut out-and he reported hearing nothing unusual until it quit. Found timing belt tensioner collapsed, timing belt intact, but loose-so the left head was out of time. All exhaust valves bent on l...
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L unkown VIN: WAULC68E93
Help Audi Techs! This a-4 had a solid flywheel conversion and had functioned normally for 18,000 miles. Vehicle developed a significant chatter/ viabration when releasing the clutch. Removed trans and inspected clutch /flywheel - everything looked normal for 1...
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Oil Pressure VIN: WAUDF68EIS
Just finsihed installing intake flap motor and all went swimmingly, customer receives car and drives 10 miles Low oil pressure warning comes on with bells and whistles, when I arrived engine makes significant clattering top end noise but oil pressure warning n...
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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8326V
Infamous 4.4 vacc leak question? This car appears to have a vac leak but the smoke test does not find it. Those that have dealt with this please chime in. Does the cover plate at the back of the intake manifold only leak when under vacuum such as when the engi... Trouble codes: P0150, P0156, P0173, P1175
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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Dsc VIN: WBAFB335X1
DSC Light came on several days ago. Code 58 would come back as soon as it was cleared, did not have time to do any further diagnosis at that time. Now when car has run a while and temps come up, dash guages tach and temp drop to zero. abs light comes on, and t...
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2006 BMW 330i 3.0L Most Connector VIN: WBAVB33506
We feel stupid in asking, but this is our first experience with this particular model BMW, but not BMW's in general. Where is the MOST connector on the vehicle located, and is that connection required for any programming other than the entertainment system. We...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1G6KD54Y62
Owner complaining that the A/C will not always hold a consistent temperature. Climate control may be set for 65 and may cool to that for a while, then changes to warm air on its own. I am unaware whether a scanner will help to diagnose. I suspect the HVAC Cont...
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1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L abs VIN: 1GCDC14ZXJ
customer come back 3 days later with abs light on pulled code 4 grounded abs valve switch found defective isolation/dump valve replaced with new one light not on but feel like truck going into abs mode when coming to a stop has anybody see this problem before
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1994 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2GCEK19H3R
Hello all. This truck is driving me kind of crazy at this point. It came in with a idle surge and stalling problem. The timing was way off, once that was set correctly it stopped stalling but the idle still surges. We tried a new IAC valve and tune-up with a c...
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1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G1FP22P2S
Car came in as a no start. Was fuel fouled. Had no wires going to the coolant sensor. Installed new coolant sensor and pigtail. Coolant sensor now reads through scan tool. cleared the codes and pulled plugs to dry out cylinders. Installed new delco spark plugs...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WH55K52
Vehicle came in with no power. Diagnosed plugged cat. Customer had cat replaced at muffler shop(aftermarket cat) vehicle came back 2 days later mil light on. Dtcs 171 1811. Scan data showed 02 sensors low mvs at idle in closed loop. Voltage at 43mv and not flu... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean), 1811 (Trans)
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK13TX4
throttle body has been replaced with a new part. throttle body connector has been replaced. pcm has been flashed with new updates. vehicle still intermittenly has a ses light and reduced engine power light that comes on and vehicle seems to be in limp mode. ov...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L fuel in cannister VIN: 3GNFK16TX4
vehicle arrived with a po455 and cannister filled with fuel. replaced with new cannsiter and vent valve. vehicle left without incident for two days... can a weak purge valve cause this problem? tested fine in the bays. any help would be greatly appreciated... Trouble codes: P0455
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AL55F27
I have an 07 Cobalt and intermittently while driving down the road the odometer and speedometer bounce back and forth, along with all the warning lights coming on. The steering also becomes very hard. The car does not die. Then I pull over the car, turn if off... Trouble codes: P0575 (p0700-), P0700 (u0073-), U0073 (u0121-), U0121
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2004 Chrysler Concorde Limited 3.5L Accumulator Piston Locations VIN: 23CAD56G54
Thank You in advance for the help on this one. I hope it's an easy one. This vehicle came in for check engine light and transmission not shifting. We diag'ed this to be a faulty valve body/solinoid assembly. When the tech pulled the valve body assembly out the...
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1992 Dodge D250 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1B7K326C4N
Truck came in originally with broken injector pump gear. I know that it was running good before the gear broke. After replacing the gear housing(broken also) and the gear I could not get truck to start. lots of white smoke while cranking. sent injector pump of...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Charging VIN: 1B7HC13Y3V
Hey all, having problems with this truck alternator over charging battery. check truck weeks ago, 17.5 volts at battery after running for 15 minutes high isle. Diagnosed it as bad pcm. Installed new pcm, still same problem. this system has internal regualtor b...
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2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Clutch Pressure VIN: 1B7G2AX41S
We tore down assy. Clutch, pressure plate & shift fork and t/o look new. Compared to new unit from box, see no differences. Re-assemble, install new slave and bled, same problem! there looks to be enough throw. Is there something we are over looking? any input...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L Engine rattle VIN: 1D7HA16D44
Engine has rattle on cold start up after sitting 2 or more days. Engine sounds like it is dry on oil for about 2-4 seconds after inital start up then goes away and truck runs well otherwise. This truck has had all oil changes done by us since new using 5-30 Mo...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18D95
this truck will not idle and hard to start. my fuel trims are at -32.8 lt and st dip as far as 32.8 also when i keep it running at 3000 rpm. my o2 readings are at 3.68 and dip to 2.75 i checked for vacuume leaks and found none have good spark on front cyls i n... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175, P0700
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1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FDEE14N8M
Engine Performance problem 1991 Ford E-Series Van V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 159000 miles Cranks fine, runs great, then reaches operating temperature and dies. Checked codes got an 87, swapped out fuel pump relay - no change, swapped out coil - no change, ...
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1997 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTCR14A3V
Hi everybody. We have this ranger that the customers complaint is when you are pulling out and shifting up through the gears it hesitates but on top end it runs fine. We test drove to verify customer complaint and when the rpm's are less than 1500 it does surg...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF1827W
This truck has me stumped. I think I am looking at a short to power, but without tearing apart the wiring harness I can't prove it. As it sits I can start the vehicle and the O2 sensors will go into closed loop. Within a very short period of time they will go ... Trouble codes: P1132 (Lack of HO2S - 11 Switch Sensor Indicates Rich), P1152 (Lack of HO2S Switch - 21 Sensor Indicates Rich)
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2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L drivers airbag VIN: 3FAFP31343
Airbag light comes on intermittently, which has made it a huge pain to diagnose. Fault can only be retrieved when light is on. 1 fault (B1932) found for Drivers Airbag Circuit open or resistance too high. i replaced the clock spring just for giggles as it is m...
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2007 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF12W27
Thanks for the help in advance, This vehicle came from another shop with po 340 cam sensor prob. they put a new cam sensor in it ,checking my scanner as soon as you crank the truck my solus shows cam sensor failure. I pulled the timing cover and sure enough th... Trouble codes: P0340
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2000 GMC Sonoma SLS 4.3L Oil leak VIN: 1GTCT19W6Y
This GMC is cursed! Finally fixed a misfire and now it's started leaking oil. Start over, engine replace by another shop, came to me to fix misfire they couldn't figure out. Shimmed crank sensor and fixed misfire. Now customer is back with a oil leak, appears ...
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2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall VIN: JHLRD2849-
This CRV floods itself like crazy. Vehicle was towed in as a no start. pulled plugs, they were dripping with fuel and sooty. If I clean and dry the plugs, and blow out the cylinders, the vehicle will start immediatly, then die after running 1-2 sec. When i pul...
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2002 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L Valve Body VIN: J8DB4B14X2
Rebuilding aisin seiki 450-43le. Need the location of the stopper plate in the lower valve body or a diagram showing complete breakdown of the valve body. Thanks in advance
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1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SAJNX2748T
This car came to me for an extremely rough run and NO power. I found the engine was running extremely rich and the AMM registered very low g/s of flow. I'm sorry for the long post, I just want to provide as much info of what I've done as possible so I don't ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire Detected), P0303 (Misfire Detected - Cylinder 6), P1314 (Catalyst Damage Misfire Detected - cylinders 456), P1313 (Catalyst Damage Misfire Detected - cylinders 123)
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1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L power steering VIN: SAJHX1243V
Car at idle steering is pretty hard.As I give a little gas steering becomes normal so we replaced power steering pump and the problem stayed the same.Then we replaced The rack and pignon steering also did not help.Wanted to ask if anyone had any ideas.
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA53D62
This vehicle came in with a gearbox fault and was not shifting properly, we replaced a j gate shifter and resolved shifting problems, however the vehicle showed misfire codes and would not rev over aprox. 3000 rpm. replaced all plugs and coils. vehicle seems t... Trouble codes: P0302, P0304, P0306
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1988 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L No Start VIN: 2BCCV8111J
Vehicle has no spark. Bypassed ignition module,no spark; grounded coil,no spark. B+ on + side of coil present key on, b+ at module connector, grounds ok. New ignition module, new pickup,new coil. No coil trigger on tach side of coil when cranking. Pick uphas ....
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L Steering VIN: 1J4FA495I4
This Jeep was brought in for complete front tie rod replacement due to play in all 4 joints. I find it odd that at 10K miles all tie rods are junk. The play is felt with channel locks squeezing the joint. There is no side to side play while shaking tire side t...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L service 4wd light VIN: 1J4HR58275
We are trying to understand what all these trouble codes have in common, (possibly ft. control module)? All fuses are good and modules seem to be active on can bus according to data stream. Any help with what the problem could be would be appreciated. Thanks ,...
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2006 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L speedometer VIN: 1J4FA64S96
The electronic analog needle/digital odometer speedo will quit [needle and odom.] when under acceleration only. If starting from a redlight very slowly, speedo will work forever. when stepping on accelerator aggressivly, you can predictably make the needle [an...
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2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Stall VIN: KNADC12391
kia techs i have one for you...this rio will just shut off wile going down the road the customer will wait 10-15 minutes it will start back up and go it might not do it again for 2 weeks it may do it the next day...we have never had it stall here so i dont kno...
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA72301
This vehicle came to us from another shop. Customer said it was running rough when they took it in to the other shop. They replaced the spark plugs and cleared misfire codes. Customer said it was ok for a couple of days. Then they replaced all 4 coils and it w... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 misfire), P0300 (Random misfire)
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2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L Unknown VIN: KNAFE12125
HELLO AND THANKS IN ADVANCED got this spectra the spedo works sometimes and sometimes not i checked for codes both in vin specific and global obd2 nothing on a failed speed sensor what is what i suspect the question is which on is failing there ae 3 vechicle s...
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1988 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1LNBM82F2J
Hey everybody. I have an '88 Town Car that I bought about a month ago. The owner before me did very little to maintain the car, so I'm trying to get it back into acceptable form. This morning, I tried to replace the PCV valve, but ran into a problem: I can't f...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA66E0P
Gaggle of codes: Using Snap-On's Modis, we pulled the codes listed out of the diganostic module. We tried erasing codes with the Modis but they will not go away. Tried to retreieve codes at 16-pin diganostic connector but there is no blink from the LED. I am s... Trouble codes: 4 (Secondary AIr Injection), 17 (Data Exchange malf), 6 (Idle Sped Control), 5 (EGR Inop)
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1997 Mercury Villager (Van) LS 3.0L Engine VIN: 4M2DV1118V
This van came into the shop lady says it dies on her after she drives for a bit i replace the module and check fuel preesure the only codes that are in the car are knock sensor and muti cyl missfire has anyone else had a problem with one of these
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Crankshaft VIN: JA3XD64B0M
Hi! I just purchased a 1991 Mitsubishi 3000gt 3.0 DOHC. It had a "rattle" noise while driving home, similar to a loose pulley, and I noticed the timing belt was very loose so replaced it and tensioner hoping to fix the noise. The noise is still there and app...
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2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GTS 3.0L timing belt VIN: 4A3AE75H33
Have 03 mitsu. eclipse spyder that broke timing belt. Problem is that all the intake valves on cyl.2,4,6 are stuck open quarter inch. Is this an interference engine? Why would all the valves be stuck open instead of just 2 or 3? FYI the exhaust valves are not ...
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1996 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L brake pedal VIN: JN8ARO5Y8T
Hey guys, I need your help desperatly. I have a nissan pathfinder that at higher speeds doesn't seem to stop. The pedal feels fine, but you can feel it sink the first inch. If you pump the brakes one more time the pressure builds up but after about 20 feet of ...
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2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on, Noise VIN: JN8AZ08TX3
Car came in with a p0011 code for B1 VVT. I asked customer if it made any noise on startup? (Per iatn data base) Cust said it did not so I ordered the control sol. Cust dropped off car early to have the sol replace and when I started the car it made a rattling... Trouble codes: P0011 (Cam position timing over advanced b1)
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L injector pulse VIN: 1G3NK52F82
with scan tool installed readings look good but after trying to start ignition turned off ,then on, readings are out to lunch iat -40 ect-40 engine load 0%. When readings good iat ambiant temperature ect ambiant temperature engine load 100%. I suspect pcm but ...
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2005 Other Chrysler knight 300CID tach VIN: 1RF4245456
This is a Monaco Knight motorhome with a diesel powertrain, the problem is the tach is very erratic bounces all over the place, has good power and ground to tach, believe it is a signal issue, have no way too scan vehicle either, this is a good customer and wo...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52T1W
Help! We have thrown everything at this one. The theft light stays on solid. Only code is B1014. Installed a new ignition lock cylinder and instrument cluster. The theft light flashed so we attempted the relearn procedure. After 12 minutes or so, the theft lig... Trouble codes: B1014 (R code unprogrammed)
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2006 Pontiac Torrent 3.4L Steering wheel VIN: 2CKDL73F76
Vehicle came in last week for brake pulsation, we repaired brakes. Vehicle returned THIS week with a shimmy felt in the steering when applying the brakes. You can actually feel and see the steering wheel shimmy left and right. All brake parts were reinspected ...
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1978 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II 6.7L No Start VIN: SGR34780-O
hi guys i really need help i have a 1978 rolls royce "silver Shadow II", the customer tried installing the battery himself, when he did, he reveresed the battery terminals. now the car doesnt start. it also has no KOEO, or any ignition lights, even though i no...
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2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L left headlamp VIN: YS3FB49S83
Thanks in advance. This one came in with the left front headlamp not working on high or low beam. Pulled it apart and there is no power at the bulb or connector to the ignition transformer. There is a ballast at the back of the headlamp that would my probable ...
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2004 Saturn Vue 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ23D54
In for emission test, had mil illuminated code P0378 can't find much info on this code. Trouble codes: P0378 (Timing reference high resolutionsignal B intermittant/eratic pulse)
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1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Backfire on startup VIN: 4S3BG6853X
My dillema. Sometimes when I try to start car it sounds as if a plug wire was on wrong cylinder. Engine spins but will pop back against starter bendix? Turn key off and try to start again and starts perfect. Also engine vibrates just slightly abnormaly , does... Trouble codes: P0400 (Egr system not conected at this time .. Not realy woried about it yet though)
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2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L won't take fuel VIN: 4S4BP61C15
Hey Techs, when trying to fill the gas tank on this vehicle the pump keeps shutting off. It won't accept the fuel at a normal rate. Has anyone seen this problem. I suspect an emissions problem like stuck valve or something. I do know that there is no obstructi...
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1996 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Engine noise driver bank VIN: 4TAWN72N3T
vehicle runs and drives great. At 2500 rpm there is a loud tapping noise under driver valve cover. i have removed valve covers and checked valve lash cold lash is in spec. the timing sprockets for the exhaust cam is lined up and appears fine. the engine starte...
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L no start VIN: 4T1BG22K6W
I had this 98 camry towed in with a no start problem. The customer claimed that it stopped running while driving down the road, then would not start back up. I checked the timing and put a new belt on it and rechecked the timing marks to make sure it was in ti...
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2002 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WV2EB47082
hello, vw guru's/tech,s this vehicle has retuned with mil on; p1424(17832)secondary air system bank 1 leak detected intermittant, p1570(17978)engine start blocked by immobilizer-intermittant. freezzeframe data not valid, mode $06 test id 03 passed min.32 max. ... Trouble codes: P1424, P1570
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Electronic VIN: 3VWCP21C12
We have this bug that keeps setting the check engine light the codes are 00281-00652-00297, we have tested the speed sensor wave forms and they look good, we have also tested at the controller and the signals look good, we ohm'd sensors and they are within spe...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWPD63BX4
Hey everyone I need some help with a 2004 vw passet 1.8t has a code po2181 cooling system performance. previously it had a code for the temp sending unit so it was replaced also did a coolant flush. changed the timing belt, water pump & thermostat. the car doe...
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WVWCD63B25
Help VW Techs! This vehicle came in with the cam chain hitting the valve cover. tested oil pressure- good. Installed a new tensioner and valve cover- same issue. What are we missing? Thanks in advance, Greg and crew
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2001 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UYA424X1
replaced main relay (7 pin)in car. $50 part. thanks again Trouble codes: 1457 (manuf. controlled aux. emmision controls), 1739 (manuf.contr. transmission).
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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L speedo/abs VIN: WBADN6348Y
mornin techs,you guys amaze me more every time i post.i replaced the l/r wheel sensor and the thermostat as the cust requested[both were bad].the dsc mod. i sent to module masters who rebuilt it cheap.cars happy ,cust is happy,wer'e happy.thanks for all your q...
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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Fan clutch VIN: WBAAN37401
Hello everyone: Thanks for all the helpful advice. I have inspected and removed all the components in the cooling system that were affected. Clutch, radiator, water pump, coolant reservoir shroud and all else. There is a lot of damage to this one, including c...
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2005 Buick Terraza CXL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 56ADV33LZ5
Well here is the great information on the a/c lines, one there is a tool on the market the looks like a dealer only, its a j-41425, the next part of this is that you could buy the fitting and the tool from a company called American Loking of Florida, number 1 ...
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1990 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.5L Unknown VIN: 1G6CB533XL
Thank you very much for the help. I believe that through my research and your responses that the accumulator was the problem, however, the customer declined the repairs due to the expense and age of the car. All is not lost, I did learn a lot about this system...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1FP33F2M
THANX TO EVERYBODYS HELP,IT WAS IMMENSELY USEFULL.WHAT I FOUND WAS THE WIRING WAS BACKWARD FOR THE SENSOR.AFTER CHECKING THE COLOR CODE FOR THE TPS SENSOR,THE WIRING WAS CORRECT,BUT I CUT THEM AND REVERSED POLARITY,AND SURE ENUFF IT PROCEEDED TO FUNCTION NORMA...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23171
Replaced glow plug controller and problem is gone. Thanks for the replies. When I was troubleshooting it with alldata some of the information didn't seem right, had another duramax in shop and comparison check on it, led me to the controller. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0380.
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2005 Chevrolet W3500 Tiltmaster W3S042 5.2L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: Y8BE5B1656
Joe from Calif. Suggested checking the SCV terminal. Pull it off, check for corrosion. Ensure the terminal fit is tight when installed. If not, tweak it so the fit is tight. Prior to re-installing, insert a dab of dielectric grease to prevent future corrosion.... Trouble codes: P0087, P0091, P0093.
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.3L MIL Lamp on, Temp gage drops out VIN: 1GCEC14X28
This one is fixed! We removed the thermostat and it had some corrosion on it. It was definatly sticking open causing all the symtoms. We replaced the thermostat with a Delco and all is well!The only thing that threw us off is the temp gauge showing cold instan... Trouble codes: P0128.
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1992 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Lf Cv Axle VIN: 1B4GH44R7N
Thank you all for your help, we got 3 axles, from napa, I compared axle types and found one had a different and shorter inner joint. I installed it, and adjusted the mounts as much as i could, It is driving good now, unfortunately the axles still don't push in...
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1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Instrument Cluster VIN: 2B3HD46R6X
Well, this one was very frustrating-and is the reason I hate to sell used parts. Problem is, $910.00 for a dealer reman cluster was just too pricey – and would have cost over half of what the car is worth. I have to think of how I would feel if someone told ...
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2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3LA43H46
After 2 weeks of runnung inshop and 150 miles driven problem was never duplicated.Ran tank full of fuel thrue wilh no stall or service lites.Filled tank and ran for 3 hrs and retest drove for possibly fault with evap vent allowing raw fuel thrue to engine , th... Trouble codes: P0700 (Trans control system), P2638 (Torque management feedback signal), U0100 (Lost communications).
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1988 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L Starting VIN: 1FABP524XJ
Finally found the problem. The tech who installed the trans plugged the wrong connector into another connector behind the battery. just found out he is color blind. thanks for all your help.
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1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTHF36F9V
Thanks for all that helped me on my bitter sweet 97 7.3L that had a miss,found out after extentive wire harness invesagation,we had two wires on the LH side of engine had wore thin and through the wire loom and exh back pressure tube was plugged,thanks again T...
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2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Hesitation VIN: U04G128601
bad camshaft sensor. thanks for the info guys really help us out .
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21575
Thanks to those of you who responded. I believe the issue with this truck is a lack of oil supply to the VCT cam solonoid. The truck has not had proper maintence and the inside of the engine is sludged up. The VCT system will return to it's normal position if ... Trouble codes: P0022.
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2007 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14D47
The vehicle is fixed! A few of you got it right, the injectors were wrong!!! Apparently this low mile auction queen had an '04 engine installed and the valve cover from the '07 engine swapped to the '04 engine. The engine ID is on the valve cover and was corre... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF35G62
replaced the maf and problem seems fixed thanks so much for the help Trouble codes: P0171.
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1984 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Wipers Do Not Delay VIN: SAJNV5845E
I WANT TO THANK CEDRIC AND GEORGE FOR THIER HELP. I TOOK OFF THE WIPER MOTOR AND FOUND A BROKEN GEAR SO I HAVE SENT THE WIPER MOTOR OUT TO BE REBUILT NOT SURE IF THIS WILL HELP BECAUSE THE MOTOR WORKED OK BUT THE GEAR WAS FOR THE DELAY. I AM NOT SURE WHEN I ...
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1987 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L ac VIN: SAJAV1345H
after several attempts to adjust amplifier, I replaced it. The system now cools and blower speed is constant but the servo is trying to adjust and ac compressor is turning off and on. I have received the Jaguar ac manual. I have been told this is normal, howev...
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1994 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Interior VIN: 1J4FJ78SXR
The customer has been informed about the responses I have recieved and is considering her options. I will post more if she decides to do any work. Thanks Jim H
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Leaks VIN: 1J4GZ58S7V
some suggested dip stick tube, and that is what it was, had to drive a long time be for finally showed up, thanks every one for your help.
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L driverside blower VIN: SALPV1242W
thanks alot for the help the relay was bad and didnt know where to start , I checked it and the termials the relay burned inside, just replaced relay !
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2000 Lexus GS300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8BD68S1Y
thanks for all your responses. I replaced the crank gear and fixed the problem
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L stabilitrac VIN: 1LNHM87A54
Vehicle has been gone for almost a month. Have not heard from the customer. No news is good news!!! I'm listing the technicians findings and "repair". As near as we can tell there was some interfirence on the data line due to close proximity to a major pow...
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2001 Mazda MPV ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28Y51
thank you for your help it was very good so I found the problem it was a broken wire @ bad HO2S so MAGIC LUBE appreciate your help. THANK YOU AGAIN . Trouble codes: P0031 (Heater oxigen sensor heater control circuit low).
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L vdcoff & slip light on VIN: 5N1AR18W85
thank to 3 replies i got from dave doug & john i check brake fluid & it was ok so i replaced the pressure switch doug was correct thanks doug thanks again to all replies
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2003 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L compressor VIN: YS3EH49G53
No one could tell us why the car didn’t have an evaporator temperature sensor. Apparently the 04s didn’t use them but this was an 03. It was obvious that the DICE was looking for the sensor. Reprogramming didn't help. To solve the issue, we got an evap tem...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L cooling fan VIN: WVWPD63B21
Thanks guys for all your help, Dominic from Massachusett nailed it. I was replacing wrong sensor, instead of one in the back of the cylinder head, we did one in the lower radiator hose…daaaah
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1999 Volvo S70 T5 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1LS53D8X
Hello everyone, I have to say that the original concern with this vehicle is fixed. The ABS module was replaced, and now there is no more CAN problems. No more lights on the instrument cluster, and the speedometer always works now. Yes, there were two seper... Trouble codes: ECM, ABS, 1C.
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2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L srs
Thank you to the advise, I figured would need the proper scan tool, just thought there might be a different way. I know someone who has the tools and will visit him when i get to Maine, once again thanx.
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