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2001 Chevrolet Venture LT 3.4L Compressor? VIN: 1GNDX03EX1
Good evening group-I need to post another hvac dilemma to all out there. I replaced the condensor in May and the system cooled great until last week. Owner stated that on July 4th, he backed the car out of the garage with the a/c on and noticed no cooling. Sud...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Blower motor VIN: 2C3LA63H16
Vehicle came in with blower motor inoperative. We found a blown fuse 41, 10A which restored blower operation. After fuse replacement the blower would only run up to half speed and a new transistor module/resistor solved that. The next morning the customer call...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P95
The vehicle sets a P012F and the wrench light comes on and loses power after about 20 minutes of driving. The coolant temp is 190f oil temp is 280f. my thought is a bad oil cooler. What all should I replace and how exactly does the ECM monitor this system. I a... Trouble codes: P012F
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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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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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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Engine Vibration VIN: 4A3AA46G6Y
thank you in advance. This is a very good customer who has told me the vibration has been there for ever. The water pump went out and took out the counter shaft belt. Replaced water pump, timing, belt and counter shaft belt. Went to check the timing on the cou...
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2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AE55H41
Good Morning, this car came to us with 1 fault code=po135 "B1S1 O2 heater circuit fault" we replaced this sensor and the threads in the manifold came apart so we installed a "bung" insert. The car has 100K miles on it so we replaced the timing belt,tensioner a... Trouble codes: P0300
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L A/C system VIN: 4T1SK12E6S
Vehicle was brought in for a blinking A/C light switch when the A/C is turned on. Basically, the A/C compressor turns on for 4 or 5 seconds the the light starts blinking. The customer replaced the compressor and clutch with aftermarket, but did not replace the...
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Engine Timing VIN: JTDBE32K13
Looking for a direction thats causing my no start. Just a little history. Car brought to me with camshafts removed and head bolts removed. Bolts striped in the block ok. Seems straight foward. Re tap the block and reasemble was the plan i thought, reasembled t...
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2004 Audi S4 4.2L turn signal indicator VIN: WAUPL68E74
Thanks for all the replies, especially to Stan . We need now only Instrument cluster control channel maps if someone can supply from the same car with VAG.com So we can rewrite all the Pre-settings from the factory. We know now that VW& Audi allow you to chan...
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1996 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1BL52P3T
It was the coolant temp sensor, cust said it had over heated about 3 mounths ago and said the car has been running rich since then. Trouble codes: P141, P161.
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Clutch release system
well, another nightmare is fixed, thanks to the replies I got from iatn. I replaced the clutch and release bearing with a new oem unit, and the clutch has been working great for almost a week now, including a long highway trip. thanks again for the replies.
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Air Bag Light VIN: 1D7HU18Z52
Truck has not returned yet, when it does i will update, relpies included wrong box or missed connection, but doubt that, missing fuses or fuses not pushed in all the way, not pushed in is a possibility will check, front control module may need programming, 1 s...
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2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L cooling system VIN: J2FAFP71W4
DEAR FELLOW IATN MEMBERS, I APPRECIATE AL [...] WHO REPLIED. I ALSO STILL BELIEVE THAT THE IATN AND ITS MEMBERS ARE THE MOST DEDICATED WEBSITE FOR FIXING CARS OUT THERE. HAVING THAT BEEN SAID WHAT WE FOUND WAS THAT AFTER DRIVING PRETTY MUCH THE SAME ROUTE AS THE C...
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L low rpm power VIN: 1FTPX14565
Thanks to all 18 replies, especially Dale, Mike, Larry, Patrick, and John. All of the replies seem to confirm what I originally thought. This seems to be more of a normal situation, than a problematic one. I just wanted to make sure I was not missing something...
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1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L head gasket VIN: 1HGENJ23Y2
Thank you all for the replies! sure sounded strange that reringing the motor would be necessary just for doing a head gasket job, better safe than surry. went ahead and did the job, all was well, found #2 headbolt broken off at the head of the bolt, fortunatel...
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1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Tcm VIN: SAJKX6248V
With some help from several iATN members, espeicially Chris, I located the source of the problem to be the positive battery cable running from the battery, under the fuel tank, to the connection under the passenger side rear seat. Graphing voltage showed drops...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZXCVBNM123
Thanks to all who replied, I had forgotten about Beckkman. Unit is un-locked, installed and Kompressor is working again. Have not been able to complete 2 drive cycles for the air injection so the owner is driving it for now. Thanks again...
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2002 Saturn L100 2.2L Mechanical
Thanks to all that replied, the problem was the brake booster, after the brakes would drag loosening the master off the booster the car would release, thx again to IATN for a place where all us techs, can get help :)
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1989 Volvo 760 GLE 2.8L No Start VIN: YV1GA6949K
First of all a big THANK YOU to all my Automotive Tech Brothers for your help. I scoped the crank sensor signal as recommended by the first replies I got, and the crank signal was perfect. Well defined wave form, no spikes. Next I tried Tim from Missouri an...
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1999 Volvo S80, 2.0T 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: YV1TS48K6Y
The concensus was that these Volvo's do have :PCV problems, slude in breater system, dirty throttle body's are common as well as faulty throttle bodies(electronics,the tracks wear out.) We decided to remove throttlebody(a bit of work involved in doing this) an...
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