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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Cooling fans VIN: WAUAC48H24
I'm having a problem with the coolings fans on this vehicle. As the high pressure side of a/c begines to get too high fans will not operate. They will come on for about 1-2 seconds and turn off again. When they are on for that short amount of time, the speed i...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1GKFK16RXT
GM Techs, P0122 P1122 Thanks in advance for any help. We are a European shop with a family members troubles. We get a hard 1-2 shift after a P0122 and P1122 code sets. If the code is cleared out everything is fine for about a week or two. This only seems to se...
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1991 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FACP44E8M
Mustang will stall, surge @ idle, "MIL" on with recurring code 66 (MAF ground fault), no diagnostics for this code in Alldata. Tried reman Motorcraft MAF sensor, no change. Someone has previously added a supplemental ground from MAF harness to radiator support... Trouble codes: 66 (MAF ground circuit fault)
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1996 Ford Explorer Limited 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JN4HS5645
The VIN is wrong, I'm at home , car isn't here, doing this from memory! Failed smog test - light on CODE P0402 excessive EGR flow. All looks OK has anyone else had this code with everything checking out? Trouble codes: P0402 (EGR excessive flow)
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2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, shifting VIN: 1FMPU15535
fuel trim -1--trans in2 goes into lock up od--stumble under light throttle--wot acts like fuel starvation but reads good pressure--ocasional wot popping--tps under light pedal intermediate shoes wot---
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1997 Geo Tracker 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2CNBJ1361V
Hi, I have a GEO that's giving me some trouble. Customer came in stating that it stalled while warming up. I found that after it is in closed loop, at idle, the short term fuel trim will slowly increase until it reaches 32%. The engine then stumbles and goes ...
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1990 GMC G2500 Vandura 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GDEG25K5L
No injector pulse. Iam getting voltage to power side but no ground control from the other side replaced ecm twice and took out rom from org. And put in replacement ecm no success.i can get injectors to work if i use a power probe motor will start shut off. I a...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L exhaust valves VIN: KM8SB13D93
hi guys and gals...truck came in for timing belt install...i installed it personally...turned the crank twice, marks lined up. turned it two more times , marks lined up. measured hieght at tensioner was in spec (6-8 mm)...after reassembly, ran in shop for over...
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1974 Jaguar XKE 5.3L Hydraulic system
I've experienced this problem before with 4.2 and V12 E Types. It has been a long time since my last fix to solve the problem, and I forgot what I did to the brake system. I do know that the master cylinder, reaction valve, or the servo caused the brake pressu...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4GW48S63
Thanks to all in advance. I think I have a PCM problem but thought I'd ask in case I missed something? Car was towed in for cutting out on the road. No Check Engine light on at the time although customed said it was on. Installed Crankshaft Position sensor and... Trouble codes: P0339
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L cooling system VIN: 1J4HR58N85
Vehicle was towed in due to serious overheating. (had just replaced Ig Coil & Plug the day prior) Vehicle started to overheat on highway with out warning. Drained cooling system and replaced T-Stat & T-Stat gasket. Skipped pressure test due to vehicle was exhi...
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1991 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L RR Reading Lamps VIN: 1LNCM93E7M
Older time Lincoln Techs (Tom D I hope you read this!) my own 1991 Mark VII is acting up again.Out of no where the rear interior reading lamps stopped coming on when opening either door,operating the dimmer switch to detent to turn on-BUT come on & STAY on whe...
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1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L 3-4 Shift VIN: 1YVGE22C4V
Hey Mazda guys. This car came in recently, with a complaint of the trans erratic downshift. This started happening after the cust. installed a used engine back in December. While driving the trans does downshift from 4th to 3rd, rapidly. It seems to only do th...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Shut off VIN: WDBJAF20F0
This diesel came in for a mil set with code p1622, electrohydraulic shut off actuator. Customer stated sometimes prolonged shut off time. System sets code if time of 2 seconds is exceeded to shut dowm. We had power as valve worked. We replaced actuator and mul... Trouble codes: 1622 (Electrohydraulic shut off actuator)
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2003 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.5L Starting VIN: JN1DA31A83
Hi guys we this 03 maxima towed in.customer said it was in flood and had about 10 inchs of water in the car. So scoop all the water and drove home for about 20 miles. Parked it and clean the rest of the car. And car wouldn't start. Security light on and code 1...
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2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Locked VIN: 1GMDU03E11
Help, this is my elderly aunts vehicle. The radio display was burned out and would not play cassettes anymore. I took a good working radio from a Venture van, Identical to the one that was bad. Went to unlock the radio and cannot get any 6 diget code. Read the...
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1994 Volkswagen Golf CL 1.8L Transmission VIN: 1VWEN01H6R
Vehicle came in with seized engine due to oil leaked out. Tech replaced engine with used from auto wrecker. The problem we are having is transmission oil leaks out of bell housing after driving for a week or so. Pulled trans. And replaced pump seal and got tor...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L windows, door locks VIN: 3VW9Q1KC3Y
Interrmittenly the door locks when unlocked from inside with lock immediatly and then you cannot unlock the doors from the inside using the switch causing the alarm to go off when you open the door. Also the rear windows will not go down using the master switc...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWGT61J71
Of course, this is a relatives car. Tried another new MAF sensor. Same thing. We are at a loss on this. It does it on first start, stops after a few minutes. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (Misfire Cylinder 1), P0302 (Misfire Cylinder 2), P0420 (Catalyst System Bank 1 Efficiency Below Threshold)
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2003 Volkswagen Passat W8 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWUK63B63
I should have never taken this job. I took it because the car belongs to a dealer we are trying to get business from. They bought this with a bad engine. His mechanic started taking it apart to install a new engine and quickly realized he was over his head. We... Trouble codes: P0017, P0343 (Cam sensor A high)
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Lights VIN: WVGCC67L44
Hello, fellas. I am having trouble with this VW. The dealer has already punted on it after a month. I am close to punting also. The problem is the tail, brake, and plate lights flash/flicker with the car running and the drivers door open. Also sometimes when y...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Forward Gears VIN: WBAGH83401
need to closed this request for now car is not fixed yet I will keep you informed about the fix of this car thanks to all who help me with any ideas thans javier
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1996 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP45R1T
James from Alabama Jul 6, 2010 7:49:02 AMp1696 - PCM FAILURE - EEPROM write denied - from dodge service manual - replace the ecu I had my brother disconnect the battery overnight, this seems to have turned out the MIL and so far it hasn't come back on. He ha... Trouble codes: P1696.
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1999 Dodge Dakota R/T 5.9L Abs And Brake Lights On VIN: 1B7GL22Z5X
WELL,AFTER MAKING SURE EVERY OTHER PART OF THE SYSTEM WAS RIGHT I LET LOGIC TAKE OVER.I HAD A HARD TIME BELIEVING THAT BOTH THE ABS CONTROL MODULE AND PUMP MOTOR WERE BAD.I REMOVED THE MODULE FROM THE TOP OF THE PUMP/MOTOR ASSEMBLY AND HOT WIRED THE MOTOR ALL ...
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1996 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: IFMDU34X0T
sorry for the long delay.it seems that the pcm at fault after futher inspection i pulled the pcm out to check it,smelled something that was or had been cooked took it apart and lo and behold the board had burn marks in it.told customer how much it was ordered ... Trouble codes: P0102.
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP56U32
Thanks again. Most replies said to look for a bad wire or voltage drop. I confirmed all good and able to carry a load. Some suspected a bad fuel pump relay but this vehicle does not have a seperate relay, only the control module. The reply that said possible i...
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2005 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L rear high side line VIN: 1GKET16S25
First I would like everyone to stand and applaud Ted from Minnesota. Ted is retired and still takes time to read tech help and share his knowledge with us still in the field. Ted even offered to sell me his tools to help repair this vehicle. IATN members, in m...
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2006 GMC HUMMER 3 3.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 5GTDN13696
AFTER I CHECKED AND CLEAN THE THROTTLE PLATE AND THEN CLEAR OUT THE CODES THEY DID NOT APPEAR FOR A FEW DAYS NOW SO I HAVE TO SAY THAT THIS FIXED THE VEHICLE. THE CUSTOMER TOLD ME THAT THERE WAS NO MORE PROBLEM AFTER DRIVING IT FOR A FEW DAYS. SO THANKS TO ... Trouble codes: 1516 (Tac mpdule), 2101 (Tac motor), 1682 (Ignition fault).
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