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2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L power windows VIN: WAULT64823
This Audi A6 has a r/frt power window that will always go down but will never close when either r/frt door switch or driver's door switch is raised to close the window. We found that during testing the window will always close as soon as either door switch is ...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L parking brake VIN: WAUDT74F85
O.K fellow audi techs this has me stumped,car is towed in with the right rear parking brake siezed solid. I thought i would scann the epc module with my vag-com but there is no communication with any controllers. My question is can these be related? I have unp...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L A/C, Lighting VIN: WBAAM5345Y
Car came in with complaint a/c cold then stops cooling. Customer aware that she has a faulty lamp control module. A/c compressor comes on, quits after a few minutes, can activate with scan tool. Temp sensor for climate control reads 0 degrees, ambient temp sen...
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1982 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1GCEG25H5C
i have not seen a carburated vehicle in years and i grew up in the trade in an age of fuel injection. this pig looks like some hack put a motor in it there are vac lines strewn everywhere but are all connected. carb looks new and so does secondary choke pull o...
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1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on, High idle VIN: 1G1AY078XE
Hello all. I need some ideas for this car please. I disconnected the battery to replace a freeze plug and the starter now it idles at up to 1800RPM, the engine ran fine before. The MIL is on, I tried to get the codes but there is no response with my scanner. T...
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1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCS14Z9R
Can someone please tell me where the fuel pump relay is on this truck. Has intermittent long crank and a code 54 in storage. I have searched the archives, and found several references to fuel pump relay. I cannot find it! I have used Alldata and mitchell, they...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Low High side Pressure VIN: 1GCEK14RXV
The mystery with this one is the outlet temp. is not cold (68F)at 80F ambient. Low side pressures seem to be good cycling back and fourth, but the high side toggles from 80-110 psi which seems low. Inlet to the evaporator is cold(55F) outlet is considerably wa...
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G1JC52471
I may be chasing my tail with this one, if I recall it is probably an ignition switch however the problem is too intermittent to find. It will occur once and not again for some time. The car will occasionally stall when placed into gear, then restart immediate... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L blower motor air flow VIN: 1GBFG15M92
with hvac set on max a/c and also vent, after a minute or two of highway driving we loose air flow from vents. air temp stay's cold, just decreased air flow. at this time the engine vac drops to around 4 to 2 in. this will happen after about 30-45 seconds of o...
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2002 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L fuse blowing VIN: 1N4AL21E67
hi i have this van that keeps blowing the blower fan fuse it melted the fuse box so i replace the fuse box and blower motor resistor it work fine for a while then the fuse will blow i check for shorts and could not find any anyone have any ideas or have seen t...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Vses, Abs,Ebcm VIN: 1GNEK13Z04
This vehical exibits an intermitant "vehical stability control" message on the dash, we have not been able to duplicate this concern. Have history codes C0186 and C0455 in the ABS and VSES modules. Tested wiring and connections at YAW RATE/LATERAL ACCELEROMETE...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GBHG31U46
Vehicle came in on flat bed. Battery was dead and customer stated they tried to jump start and had no success. We put a jump box on the battery and it would turn over but no fuel pressure. Tested the fuel pump and had no power to the pump. Checked power at the...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C8FY68B72
This pt came in customer said it died on road thought he heard a pop.Car was tail hooked into shop as no start. I am at a loss checked timing,fuel,fire,inj.pulse,cam&crank signal. Have went through trouble shooter on solus and car has no codes. Timing belt is ...
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Limp mode VIN: 3C8FY78G13
Hello to all and thank you in advance. I have a 2003 PT Cruiser with a 2.4 Turbo automatic trans. Car come in with idle problem, intermittently going into limp mode and check engine light. I tuned car up plugs wires and plenum gasket by customer request. Car i... Trouble codes: P0344 (Camshaft position sensor intermittent), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L transmission range sensor VIN: 2C8GM6843R
Vehicle came in with engine light on and when in park/neutral all gears in cluster illuminate,normal in reverse and drive and autostick is not working. Engine code p0850 park/neutral switch rationality. Vehicle starts in all gears checked feed and grounds to t...
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1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Misfire, popping noise VIN: 1B4HS28Y6X
Hey guys. I have a tough one here. I got this durango about a week ago for a popping noise under load. It is a carlot vehicle. Yippee! Everything i have checked looked ok, with the exception of cylinder 2 slightly misfiring. Compression was ok, so I ran a leak...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L hvac/abs VIN: 1B4GP44381
Need a little advice. This van will pop the abs/brake light on while driving. At the moment this happens the ac compressor cuts-out. If you cycle the key off the problem goes away. Sometimes this may not happen again for weeks. If you scan for codes while the ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1D7HU18N93
truck is single zone a/c system. came in with on heat setting getting cold air on driv side & warm air on pass side - switch to a/c gets cold on drivers side then hot on pass side - looking for info before pull blend door box checked charge on a/c system - goo...
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7LS38C75
About 2 months ago, we put an evaporator in. The truck ran fine for a week. The truck died on him. WE towed it back tothe shop. There had been an issue with the ignition switch. I replaced the ignition swith, and the two main power wires had gotten hot, so I i...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU74E5Y
vehicle came in custoemr stated it died. started and drove in checked the cel and found the two codes p0172 p0175 and which are kinda uncommon on these from my understanding. I tested fuel pressure and had 90 psi and replaced the fuel pressure regulator. i tri... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14535
Every once in a while this customer drives down his country road and hits mud puddles. His truck then spudders and dies out and will crank but not start. He returns a few hours later and it starts and runs great. We have replaced the Inertia Switch (hunch) tha... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel Pump Driver Module Disabled or Offline)
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1997 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L no second gear VIN: 2GTEK19ROV
Truck came in not shifting into second gear (not even maually). No work has been done on the trans. The 1/2 Sol. shuts off but no shift (it also bench checked good, clean ohmed out ok). All the valves are moving freely and none of them have up and down play in...
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1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Transmission VIN: JHLRD1847W
1998 Honda CR-V has a transmission problem. Occasionally while driving, it seems it won't shift above 2nd gear. Then it begins shuddering as if it's slipping out of gear. Finally, it seems to be in neutral. After stopping you can move the gear shift through al...
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Stall VIN: 2HKRL18J1X
This vehicle was brought into the shop while I was on holidays, symptom was an intermitent stall. Symptom could not be duplicated and Timing belt and tune up was performed as regular maintenance. Yesterday the vehicle returned, same symptoms, intermitent stal...
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Clutch VIN: KMHET46C36
Vehicle came in with clutch pedal to the floor, opened bleeder and found lots of air in the system, after bleeding clutch, pedal felt good after a lenghty test drive, pedal was to the floor again. Replaced clutch master, bleed system again, same thing happened...
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1990 Infiniti Q45 4.5L All shifts VIN: JNKNG01C5L
i checked all powers and grounds to tcm. checked pcm terminal 34 to tcm terminal 10 with ohm meter. checked good no open in circuit or shorts to ground. also checked terminal 35 of pcm to terminal 11 of tcm,also good. cant find anty diagnostic info on code 54....
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1983 Jeep CJ7 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1JCCN87E1D
Help. We have an old school Jeep. We haven't worked on carbureted vehicles in a long, long time. This one is giving us fits. Vehicle misses, lacks power and stalls. History of Jeep: 1. Jasper reman engine installed 2. fiberglass body 3. new distributor 4. new ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, power loss VIN: 1J4GW48S92
Hey fellow iATNers, This Jeep came in for routine service. A full tune and fuel filter was included. Vehicle was delivered to customer running fine. It came back the next day with hard start, lack of power complaint. Fuel pressure was 20psi. We thought fuel p...
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2007 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 3.8L compressor clutch
Thanks in advance for your help. I'm trying to fix this thing over the phone. This is my niece's Jeep. They hooked up the battery backwards and blew a few fuses. Now the AC compressor clutch won't come on. My brother asked me where the ac relay is and I don't ...
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: KNDUP13205
here is one for all the great kia techs out there we have a kia sedona here that once in a wile will be going down the the road ussualy the highway 65-70 miles an hourall will be fine till the check engine light comes on and it starts to miss fire it comes in ... Trouble codes: P0175
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L CAN faults and rear brake lights VIN: SALME23414
car came here from another shop after having listed componets replaced. we have exhausted all efforts trying to figure this out, all switch inputs are correct in abd, pcm, and light check mod. can bus faults set hard and brake lights stay on. Light goes out wh...
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1999 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L engine VIN: 4F4YR16V4X
this a regular costmer,s truck. He cam in abiut a month ago with oil lite flickering. Found the crank case to be almoste three quarts low toped of anput on lift to check for leaks . No major leaks wer found. i sent him on his way with instructinns to return in...
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2001 Mazda Protege LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22511
I have scanned this car and retrieved trouble code P0455 (Gross evap leak). I have used the smoke machine to verify there are no leaks in the system. All of the lines front to back are free flowing and have no debris inside. I can command the cdcv valve on and... Trouble codes: P0455 (Gross evap leak detected)
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB1070461
Does anyone know where I can get a wiring diagram for this grey market 500SL. It idles too high. I'm not sure if the IACis bad or if the ecm is not controling it. Using my scope all I can get is 28% on the ground controled side and bat voltage on the other pos...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: ED30E7N881
Hello fellow techs. I have asr funtion light ( orange triangle)coming on intermittently in center of dash.do not know much about this light. Alldata has no info on this light.it sometimes will come on during cornering and other times while driveing straight do...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBEA32EXR
Vehicle has a rolling idle and rich exhaust. Customer states fuel mileage is poor. Check engine light is on with 8 engine codes. Some codes were due to customer unpluuging maf. Other codes were O2.cmp.and closed throttle body related. Cleared codes and 13 - cl... Trouble codes: 13 (closed throttle position idle contact intermittent contact)
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2004 Mercedes-Benz e350 3.5L moaning noise VIN: MERCEDES35
this vehicle has a loud moaning sound at idle like a noisey tensioner or power steering pump yet if you relax the belt the noise is still there have fitted a new power steering pump
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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L u joint VIN: 2MEFM75W13
I am about to lose it with this one!! Supposed to be a simple u joint replacement on the rear of this Grand Marqis so i pressed out the old one (which was in there very tight compared to most-all 4 caps were not just one), got the new one and found out you can...
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DU86W44
vehicle came in with no gas pedal response "check engine" & wrench light on - has same codes & same problem as previously repaired for but now no 5volt reference to TPS or APP sensors. checked all powers & grounds to PCM & also resistance & continuity in wirin... Trouble codes: P0121 (ECT throttle position sensor circuit), P0606 (PCM internal communication error), P2104 (TAC system forced idle), P2110 (TAC system forced limited RPM), P2135 (ETC TP sensor A/B correlation)
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1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Surge VIN: 4T1BF28B03
We got a 19999 Mitsubishi Eclipse we need a little help and/or ideas on how to proceed. We just did a valve job about 2 weeks ago, 200 miles after the repairs, also replaced water pump, timing belt, bearings, and hydraulic tensioner. Vehicle runs fine with A/C...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Failsafe VIN: JA4LS31HXY
We rebuilt transmission in aug 09, had code p1751- a/t control relay malfunction. When came in was in failsafe and customer continued to drive until burnt up trans, now back again with same code we replaced relay and lasted a month and now back again. Clear co...
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2003 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L brake pedal VIN: JA4MT21H03
soft brake pedal.we have replaced front rotors they were severly rusted. cleaned and lubed caliper pins cleaned and lubed caliper anchors. pads 8/32. cleaned rear slides and anchors. rear pads. 7/32. bleed brakes according to procedure r/r l/r r/f l/f. we have...
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1986 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1HZ14S7G
Vehicle came in with NOx failure at both 15mph and 25mph on a California Emissions Test. Readings were : CO2 O2 HC CO NOx 15 mph 13.2 1.3 234 .71 2423 25 mph 13.9 .8 107 .48 2091 Ran cranking catalyst efficiency test and found catalyst to be completely dead....
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Drive Range VIN: 1G2WP5212W
Long story short, I had removed my working 4t65EHD from my 1998 GTP. It never made it back in my car, but while it was out I had replaced the differential and installed a transgo kit. I sold the trans and the guy installed it and said it won't engage unless it...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G2WP52K83
Car came into shop with misfire code P0300 SES lit on, no other codes. Scanned it out and cylinder #6 had the biggest history of misfires 5047, the rest of the cylinders had low numbers 6 thru 55. Covered ignition system new AC plugs-swapped wires between cyli... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
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2004 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Service light on VIN: 1G2JB12F74
Hi Folks After repairing engine codes and an ABS code the service (wrench) light is on. It was on before, also. There are no codes now but I cannot figure out how to turn it off. The owners manual says to take it to a GM dealer. In Shop Key, it mentions resett...
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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L a/c compressor VIN: YS3DD75NXX
We replaced the a/c compressor and dryer on this Saab because the clutch was noisey and compressor was inoperable. Now the a/c compressor only engages on blower speeds 1&2 but on those speeds there is no air flow out of vents in any position. Once the blower i...
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1999 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T3ZF13C1X
checking a/c compressor will not come on at times, esp with hot weather. Check freon level and all fuses and found all ok. Check compressor lock sensor and thermistor and found both appear to be opoerasting normally. When system will not operate, a/c light fla...
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2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BK18U72
this car came in and had a code P1436 and after doing some diag work i am a little lost. I put a launch on the car and operater the HCAC vac. valve and it passed vac for 10 secs and the actuator moved and went back to the released position so it seem all is we... Trouble codes: P1436 (HCAC valve open)
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2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Horn VIN: 4T1BE32K63
Dear toyota techs i have a horn inop. Have power at 10amp fuse in eng compt fusebox,have power at pins 5+1 of the horn relay. Pin 3 powers the horns if you jumper it.so i am missing the ground trigger for relay,no problem right?.took horn pad off+grounded sing...
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2006 Toyota Highlander 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEDD21A96
About a month ago this same vehicle came in for the same problem, the traction control, vsc, and check engine light are all on, hook up a scan tool and it reads no codes in any of the systems, current or history, start the vehicle up and the lights go away but...
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2007 Toyota Avalon Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BK36B27
Found bulliten t-sb-0114-08 says if vin is before prod change to service 1 sensor,you have to replace both a/f sensors and rh exhaust manofold.is this correct or can you replace affected sensor only. Called dealer they provide no help to outside shops only to ... Trouble codes: P0051 (B2s1 heater low)
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLX 2.8L lights VIN: 9BWPG61J31
Hi VW techs, I have a 01 golf here that has 2 problems. the first problem is that the light warnig chime no longer work if you leave the lights on and pull key from switch and open the drivers door you do not get the warning chime. the other problem is that...
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L evap box drain VIN: 3VWDC21V52
does any know of an easy way to unplug drain for evap box ,besides opening up the ac box?
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2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L compression VIN: 3VWSE69M83
Hello Techs, I need help with this, 2003 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8T (Turbo)This car came in a tow truck. After checking the timing belt condition checks ok. Check timing marks is ok. After all this visual inspection, we made a compression test, engine has no compr...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: WVWPE63B64
hello have a passat with intermittently loss or power. i've checked wastegate regulator valve checks good. vaccumm switch for valve chechs good also. if anyone has a idea of another cause for no turbo boost or good way to make sure computer is problem. thank y... Trouble codes: P0299, 0R, 16683 (turbo underboost)
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Lifter VIN: 3VWDT71K66
I was wondering if anybody else have seen a calpsed lifter on TDI diesel engine before. This one came in with a popping noise out of the intake. I removed the valvecover an #4 Exh. lifter is loose (not pumped up)An it has wear marks on the cam wear the cam is ...
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1992 Volvo 960 2.9L trans VIN: YV1KW9502N
LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD VOLVO GUYS... Vehicle came in with (arrow up light) and "E" and "W" flashing. Road tested and speedometer is very irratic, then goes to zero. Trans is acting very bad, not shifting properly. Removed speed sensor and it ohmed NO CONTINUIT...
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1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW56D5X
This Volvo came in to the shop with a very intermittent surging at idle and the ecm4308, 91a7. and 91f0 codes stored. We replaced the throttle body and downloaded software into it. I had some problems getting the software downloaded. the first time it failed a... Trouble codes: ECM, 4308 (ecm 91a7 -), ECM, 91A7, ECM, 91F0
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1999 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: YV1LW56D9X
original complaint, run rough, cuts out, top speed 40mph. Code p1238. Looked like original plugs about .015 over. Did plugs and coil boots, runs better, check for locked up turbo, it blows lots of air and surges up and down,(not a accurate test I know), no air... Trouble codes: P1238
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1995 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L pressures VIN: JH4DB8588S
Thank you for all your replies. The AC is now working correctly. I did not replace anything else. I hooked up the gauges this morning, and pressures running were the same at 75psi low side, 130psi high side. I wanted to see if there was liquid in the line comi...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Starting VIN: WBAAN3342Y
Well it is fixed. A big shout out to Pierre from NY who nailed it-bad ABS controller. Most replies where to check battery and ignition switch. I should have put in the inital post that I had checked battery and it was fine. Since Pierre said ABS controller and...
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L Cuts out VIN: WBAVB73577
Replaced turbos and she is fixed...called local dealer and foreman says they are replacing turbos left and right...4k later...shes done...I checked all vacuum hoses and actuators and all was good...thx for the 1 reply Eric! Trouble codes: 12543 (Turbocharger low pressure side), 12544 (Unkown).
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2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DP56745
Well this could have been a whole lot more expensive than it was. Customer calls and says he has a friend who used to work at the local Caddy dealer. Friend says that the oil ports that run to the cam phaser get clogged. I poured two cans of seafoam in the ... Trouble codes: P1011 (Intake Cam Actuator park Position Bank 1), P1013 (Intake Cam Actuator Park Position Bank 2), P0300 (Misfire Detected), P0301 (1 Cyl Misfire), P0303 (3 Cyl Misfire), P0305 (5 Cyl Misfire).
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2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 5.7L System control VIN: 1G1YY12S52
This car miraculously fixed itself. The one reply says the HVAC control module could be a problem, and his suggestion was to remove it and throw it across the shop. I like the idea, but did no further diagnosis once it began working properly. I think it was...
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2001 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L all Electrical VIN: 2B3HD56U91
Thanks everyone for the Replies I cleaned the Battery terminals and checked for voltage drop and haven't experienced any other issues with the vehicle. Delivered car to customer and have had no complaint yet with the car thanks again for the help. Vince, (Fi...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Trans range sensor VIN: 2C8GF684X4
Thanks for the help, Dennis was right, I had a broken ground cable. We used some battery cable repair stuff to add a little length to the cable.
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Starting VIN: 3C4FY48B44
first thank all you guys for great responses.thank you john from pennsylvania and david from texas.it was loosed ground harness at right front inner fender.guess my customer spend over $1500.00 at dealership for just loosed ground harness but still had same p...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL46R04
we fix this car,it was the wrong timing chain kit,we scope the crank and cam sensor when first came in and you could see they were off.we got the other shop bring the old chain and sprockets,the window were way off to the new.put right one on,everything is ok.... Trouble codes: P1391.
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L Unknown VIN: L25R116085
was leaking in to trany cooler had big dent in condensor and condensor is part of the trany cooler on this van
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2008 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 4.0L Ignition VIN: 2A8HR44H48
Thanks to everyone that replied , I sent this to the chrysler dealer to replace and program - i do not have any toll to program this . Again thanks
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2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2C31HH46R7
Thanks to all who replied.Recieved comments regarding timing issue,Cat problem and add.info needed. Further testing showed vehicle has a loose timing chain affecting timing.Customer declined repair feeling it is not cost effective. Francis Trouble codes: P0340.
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2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 2B3HD46R62
Hey all and thank you so much for all of the wonderful advice. A couple people mentioned that if I have never done the pump not to. I wouldn't be much of a tech if I ran from the unknown. Anyhow, I called the customer after reading everyones replies and told h...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L hard warm start VIN: 3D3U28C13G
No amount of planning beats blind luck. I had a lot of good suggestions. I couldnt find any fitting leaks. I had a suggestion for a quick test for the high pressure regulator which I misunderstood. This is where the blind luck came in. I went to test the casca...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L valve train VIN: 1D7HU18D33
This car is still sitting in my lot. I talked to the customer and informed him that we would need to pull the intake to take a look see. He didn't have any money to go past the check out we already performed. It's funny that the customer was from the body s...
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2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1D4HR38N03
Im going to close this request, thanks to all that answer it in the first place and Al, your experience gave me peace of mind appreciate that.Will proceed with the repair and update if anything more bizar happens
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2004 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD56M04
What a learning experience. We had the Cam / Crank / 5V Ref / Ground line on the scope and drove the vehicle. Every once in awhile you would have Crank / 5V+ / Ground. The Cam signal would stay at 5v and deadline. If you disconnect the cam sensor your return v... Trouble codes: 340 (Loss cam signal), 344 (Cam signal intermittent).
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Timing chain VIN: 1D7HA16N44
Hi all & thank for all of your great ideas. When the customer had come back after 4 days he said that the truck was much better than what it had been. After I had done the engine oil flush & change it was the same but after he put a little over 300 miles on it...
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2001 Ford F F650 5.9L black smoke VIN: 3FDNF65YX1
PULLED ALL INJECTOR SENT THEM OUT THEY PASSED BUT WERE BLOWING OFF LOW SO THEY HAD THEM ALL REBUILT. SO FAR NO SMOKE UNDER LOAD. BOOST IS STILL 29-30 BUT RIGHT NOW NO SMOKE. PULLED EXHAUST BEFORE INJECTORS NO CLOGS AIR FILTER IS NEW RAN WITH AND WITH OUT NO CH...
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2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Mechanical VIN: KMHWF25S74
THANK YOU TO AL [...] FOR THE HELP...
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1992 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKNG01C2N
I have not had time to work on this car it is my shop car. I am going to replace the coolant temp sensor and see wahat happens. Thanks for the help form everyone who posted. Trouble codes: 16 (TCS signal), 21 (Ignition signal).
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2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L susp code VIN: 12NMGGUIIU
had customer to bring back vehicle,i had done what many said to do,i turned ignition on,turned steering all the way to the left stop & then the right stop.centered the wheel back up & turned off vehicle.restarted the vehicle, no more lights & bags filled norma...
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2000 Lexus rx300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: H6HE10U1Y0
I have driven this Lexus and the codes hav'nt come back. The PO330 codes is gone because I started looking for wires that looked out of place or not right. I found a big ground wire that the bolt could'nt tighten because of rust. I cleaned it out and put a big... Trouble codes: P0330.
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Surge, Low power VIN: WDBEA30DXJ
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED,THE OVP RELAY WAS THE CULPRIT.REPLACED AND CHECKED FOR 2 MORNINGS ALL IS OK WITH THIS ONE ONCE AGAIN. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED!!!
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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Automatic Level Control VIN: WDBNG70JXY
I want to thank all who offered advise for their help. The repair was a new pump as most said it was. My main issue was the Bosch KTS570 tool that is supposed to work on this vehicle didn't. After a long talk with my representative who was trying to talk me th...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Roll Bar Light Abs Light Radio VIN: WDBSK75F15
The car went to te dealer because they won't sell an EIS electronic ignition switch. The dealer kept it for a week before calling me to tell me they can't reproduce the problem so I went down to show them and they ordered an EIS. Customer had to go in and sign...
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L Shudder VIN: 4A4MN21S85
CUSTOMER WAS SCHEDULED TO RETURN ONE WEEK LATER AND NEVER RETURNED, I SUGGESTED THAT SHE BRING TO A TRANSMISSION SHOP AS I WAS FAIRLY SURE THE TCC WAS THE CULPRIT, AT THIS TIM I CAN ONLY WAIT FOR HER TO RETURN
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L a/c system VIN: 5N1BV28V04
Hi all. Had an old employee stop by & take a look-see. Replaced expansion valve, receiver-drier, flushed system & working wonderfully.
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1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G2HX52L7R
Hi and thanks for all the replies, we went after the ground under the coils and have not heard back from the customer in a week. So it mat have worked even though this ground looked OK. Thanks again George
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NG52T3Y
unable to get this car back to spend anymore time. I haven't given up yet, but I'll have to wait until her next oil change. Shes given up, even if I haven't... I thinking something is causong this car to leak intermitaly... Trouble codes: P0442.
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2000 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L SRS light on VIN: WPOCA2980Y
Unfortunately I have to close this without a fix. Our scanner will pull and clear srs codes on a Porsche but not give us resistance. It was suggested we needed a proper scanner or to send the car to the Dealer. The dealer is 50 miles away and the customer had ...
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1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L A/C system VIN: 4T1SK12E6S
Thanks everyone for their comments it actually helped me in finding out the root cause of the problem. Basically the customer had brought and install an aftermarket A/C with the clutch installed but did not come with an RPM sensor. After days of changing parts...
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2001 Toyota Prius 1.5L 100 Amp Fuse VIN: JT2BK12U51
Replaced fuse and everything was fine. Charging good. Owners had a dead battery and must have jumped it wrong. Thanks Mike
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2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: ACA2100302
Awaiting parts for this vehicle will update later. This is the direct injection gasoline with a high pressure pumpdriven off the intake camshaft with an electronic regulator which is the main fault. Still very little info on the system.
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2005 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Voltage drop at idle VIN: 1NXBR32E95
Thank you all for the information. The charging system is pretty much straight forward. Charging normal most of the time. The aftermarket alternators are not up to the standards. The customer does not want to pay for a OE alternator and may try a used alternat...
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGCM77L15
Hello guys... hey this vehicle was fixed... thank all of your guys who's answer... special thanks to Chris.. the fixed was a intake runner diaphragm which is broken,,, i order new one put it on customer took it for over 1 week no call or come back,,, and she w... Trouble codes: P0492.
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L ignition switch VIN: 3VWRF71K97
Another happy customer! We changed out the shifter mechanism (boy was that fun), and upon removal of the old one, something was rattling around in it. I found a clean spot on the floor and turned it over, and two plastic pieces fell out. Sure enough, someth...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4L MIL Lamp on, too lean VIN: YV1RS61N91
Thanx guy's for your input! After smoke testing and performing all neccessary test's,we power flushed/purged fuel injection system.Then installed some super no lead Mobil fuel,took the car for a very high RPM road test for approximately 15 miles,then road te... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean term trim).
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2007 Volvo S60 R 2.5L Auto wiper rain sensor VIN: YV1RH52707
New rain sensor fixed the problem. So didn't really get much testing info on this one. I removed the rain sensor and cleaned what looks like oil off the sensor and windshield. I reinstalled it and retested it. Now the LED on the switch would stay on but would ...
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