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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Rear Dampers VIN: WAUZZZ4B13
This vehicle, which is fitted with air suspension, has failed its annual MOT test due to "offside and nearside rear shock absorbers have negligible damping effect". The garage which failed the vehicle for the above told the owner that they were unable to carry...
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2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Cowl switch VIN: WBABS33413
Customer managed to get this top up before he got here. now I need to get it back down to test/repair switches at front edge of cowl. Has code 1F, cowl lock switch open or shorted to ground, data from convertible top module shows S142 and S145 as both "no"s wi...
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2004 BMW 745i 4.4L Park VIN: WBAGL63424
A car lot bought this BMW at auction. It came to us with the transmission in fail safe, no reverse. Cleared the codes and the transmission performed good until it was parked and restarted. the codes returned. We read the TSB on the park release cable. The cabl...
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L No Start VIN: 3G5DA03E23
I have no repair history on this one. After a hot soak on a hot day it occasionally will not start. Cranks fine, apparently has spark and fuel pressure. The other guys in the shop were able to duplicate the complaint on one occasion.They state that there was s...
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1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WN54TXN
Hello everybody. Maybe you can help me on this problem child. I have this 3.1 in my bay. This vehicle will start/stall. Start/Stall. If you give it a little gas it will run. As soon as you let off the gas it will stall. Then all of a sudden it will run ok for ...
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1993 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Speedo and ECM VIN: 2GCEK19K5P
This one has me going in circles. Vehicle came in with no speedo and check engine light on with code 24 (VSS). Checked the VSS and it was open. Replaced VSS and still no speedo signal. Ran diagnostics had power and ground at DRAC module VSS signal varies with ...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L cylinder VIN: 2GCEC19R1T
The complaint is when truck sits for at least 24 hours, on start up it will miss for about 10 seconds. I have done it while watching missfire, and #1 is missing. I kill it immediately and remove plug; it has water on it, not gas. I suspect head gasket, so I br...
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1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Temp Guage VIN: 1G1YY22G7W
Hi everyone, ive got this 1998 corvette. customer is saying that the temp guage is travelling to far (3/4 of the way around) customer claims its never gone past the mid point. now i did some research and it says that low fans come on at 128 celius and high fa...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L passlock VIN: 1GNEL19W7X
Came in no start. Starts then stalls right away and the security light flashes. No injector pulse after approx 1 second. Im suspecting a problem with the anti theft. Scanned computer and no codes for theft system. Tested antitheft module and had good powers an...
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1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Stall VIN: 1G1YY32G3X
hi all, got this vette towed in last week with service column lock displayed, checked TSBs found 01-02-35-008 tsb had been done already with relay and harness installed. all the wires at ignition switck are cut and alarm installed with about 20 butt conectors ...
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2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GCGG25R7Y
hey everybody!!!this van came to the shop recommended by another shop.they replace the engine but after that costumer complaint missing power sometimes,i did not see that happening but have the codes i mentioned,start checking for p0340,the other mechanic repl... Trouble codes: 0340 (cam sensor problem), 0132 (heated oxygen sensor), 0141 (heated oxygen sensor), 0404 (egr system malfunction)
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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Engine cooling system VIN: 3G1JC52471
Hi need some advice here. This car came in with coolant in the cylinders and a blown head gasket. I had the head pressure tested and machined, replaced the head gasket, bolts, thermostat, and plugged rad. Sent car on its way. Two days later it returned overhea...
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L compressor VIN: 15455VGDJJ
replaced compressor.,but noticed it didn,t have the high pressure cut out switch installed.parts house said to remove old switch. so i tried , but eventually broke the switch. trying to find out if any one knows of a part # & or a simple fix for this puppy,i h...
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L elusive leak VIN: 1GCEK14V13
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L line leak VIN: 1GNET16S53
good afternoon everyone, mitchell tell me it takes 9 hrs to replaced all lines. is this true. did anyone do this truck with a line leak. the cooler lines are ok , just the presure line is leaking but would replace return too thanks
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L Misfire VIN: 1GTHK232X5
[...] Trouble codes: P2146 (Injectror postive voltage relay circuit group 1), P0307 (Misfire detected)
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2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2CNDL73F75
Car was driven to our shop with a complaint of dying out. We scanned it and came up with these codes. We cleared codes and codes came back again. We do have an ignition switch that does not feel right. Seems to have alot of play but does not appear to have ... Trouble codes: P0601, P0606, U1000 (Lost class 2 data link), U1016 (u1024-), U1024 (u1064-), U1064
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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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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJK33D77
This truck keeps setting P003A, Turbo vane position not learned. It had set a P2563, boost control position sensor performance. The truck has no drivability problems so I assume the turbo vanes are moving. I replaced the vane position sensor, but now will set ... Trouble codes: P003A
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2000 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L 2-1 shift & TCC VIN: 2C3HH46R0Y
This is a Teen Challenge fleet car that has intermittent 2nd gear starts and seldom achieves TCC lockup. Otherwise shifts well. The P1784 seems to be set when TCC has not engaged after driving at highway speed for about a minute or so. Limp in PID has been "NO...
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2000 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: CA6GWP7667
hello every body this customer came to me with check engine light on po432 main cat.efficiency low #2 is bank 2 on the front or back on chrys. i think one cat. and 2 02 sensors sould fix it until the other cats go bad pep boys did all the work so far its leaki... Trouble codes: P0432
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2005 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L AC clutch VIN: 1C3EL46X95
Well guys, I'm a little bit frustated here with this Sebring, I'm strongly suspect of a bad ECM, but will like to make sure before buy a $800.00 ecm + labor + reflash, We have scanned this car for check engine light about 7 months ago and found codes P0499 & P...
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2005 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L Charging VIN: 1C3EL46J85
Hi All, I am looking at this Sebring and the vehicle has a light flicker from the instrument cluster. The flicker will get worse when driving and will also intermittently flash the warning lights and the audible dinger will sound when this happens. I turned t...
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2003 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L stalling VIN: 104HS38N03
The vechile has a hard time in the morning stalls. Once it is warmed up it is better. The vechile is a 2003 Dodge Durango sxt 4.7 liter
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2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES26C33
Hello to all dodge techs and anyone who can help. I got this neon doing something strange. After start up you can drive for about an hour then code p2053 comes on and car starts missing. When its missing injectors #2&3 shut off.got power no signal. Cycle the k... Trouble codes: P2053 (Cylinder 2 ionization)
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2008 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L electronic stability control VIN: 2B3KA43H88
What I have is this Charger with the ESP light on. it has code c123f, which according to mitchell is steering angle sensor, when I follow the trouble tree, eveything leads down to the airbag module, However I am skeptical of this because the sensor reads fine ...
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1995 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A6S
hey guys quick question on this junker. from the pcm fuel pump relay control circuit all the way through the inertia switch and back to the fuel pump i only have half the necessary voltage(6.2 volts). the fuel pump relay pin on the pcm is what has me stumped i...
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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Starting VIN: 1FALP62WXV
This thunderbird has a strange electrical condition. When you turn on the key the electric radiator fan begins to run, the fuel pump can be heard humming, and it will not start when attempting to crank it over. After some time the electric fan will shut off, t...
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1998 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L door latch VIN: 1FMZU35P4W
Hello fellow members. This is my daughter's Explorer. I am not familiar with rear door systems on Ford Explorers. Front and back doors on Crown Vics, yes, Explorers, no. The push button opens the glass OK, but the latch, there is no resistance. How do I open t...
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 3FDXF46F6Y
Ok, thank you all in advance for any help you may be able to provide. This's goes out to all you Diesel guys out there. This's kinda gonna be more of a curiousity post than anything. I had a 2000 Ford F-450 that the customer complaint was that the engine would... Trouble codes: P1211 (Injector Control Pressure above/below desired), P1247 (Turbo Boost pressure low), P0476 (Exhaust Backpressure Sensor performance), P0732 (2nd gear ratio incorrect)
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2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: 3FAFP11381
Hey guys looking for a quick response on this one. This car came in for a timing belt, regular maint., no previous issues. Engine had only a tensioner pulley and idler directly across from it. Belt kit comes with a third pulley to be installed by crank. Diagra...
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2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FAFP44461
A customer brought in this mustang today stating that its surging and has lack of power, upon test drive i found that the vehicle surges at quarter to three quarter throttle, lacks accleration surges feels like its missfiring. i cant get any codes to show up. ...
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2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on, power loss VIN: 1FTRX08L51
calling ford experts. i have a headache ford here. my question is, what exactly is the fuel pressure supposed to be? every source i can find says that it is supposed to be 30-45, but the way it behaves at that range, and the way it behaves now, indicates that... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P1285
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L fuel guage, a/c, starting VIN: 1FMCU62K92
truck came in with a fuel guage intermittenly going to "E" and at the same time the a/c cuts off. when problem happens and vehicle is turned off the explorer will not start. has codes p1201 and p0463. found tsb for codes and replaced fuel sending unit, checked...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTSW31P54
Good morning all. I have a f450 that I need some help with. This truck came to me about a month ago, would start and idle only for about ten min. Codes at that time were low icp press. Truck would not accelerate at all.Verfied that the high press pump going ba...
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2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P74
school van egr cooler failed and engine hydro locked after stoping engine. tow into shop check and replace egr cooler and unlock engine. started engine engine had miss #4 injector replace all injectors reman started engine ran how have low power and no fuel re...
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2FAFP71W75
Engine runs and drives Ok Idle. While under cruise condition around 35 to 50 MPH Engine feels as if has a (chuggle). More so at 35 MPH is noticeable, Checked fuel pressure Voltage with chart comparison from Alldata 2.8 volts should be reading 40 PSI mechanical...
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FMYU031X5
I replaced Mass Air Flow sensor cleared again test drove and car stalled again checked codes there where no but P1000 ODB II System Incomplete Is there a reset I need to do HELP Trouble codes: P0104 (Mass Air Flow Sensor)
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P75
Hey ya'll this one is killing us! We replaced the EGR cooler on this one a couple of days prior to it failing. Customer stated the truck ran great the night before. He left it running while he was inside and returned to find it stalled. I could start it on a l...
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1998 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GDHG31F1W
Thanks in advance for your help. This vehicle wouldnt start came in from an other shop and they replaced the parts listed below, has no codes, fuel is good all the way to the injection pump, but is not getting it to the injectors. I scoped crank sensor, high a...
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2003 GMC Sierra Denali 6.0L Air temp. Door or actuator VIN: 2GTFK69U03
As stated pep boys started the repair on this vehicle on a saturday when i was off. They diagnosed it as a bad a/c compressor. They removed the freon (we have no recovery machine at the moment) I assumed they were right. i replaced the compressor on this vehic...
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2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L No Start, Poor Fuel Pressure VIN: 1GKFK16Z74
2004 GMC Yukon XL originally came in yesterday with problem of stalling out while driving. After waiting 10 minutes after stalling it would start again. After looking into the issue we discovered that fuel pressure was good (41 - 42 PSI) up to the point when i... Trouble codes: P171, P174, P116
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Valve Seals VIN: 1HGCD5530S
Hello Everyone, I have a 95 accord with a 2.2LT non v-tech. I have the head off replacing 2 bent valves due to timing belt failure. Question is, I am replacing the valve seals while head is off and wondering about valve seal spring colors? I know exaust seal...
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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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2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L MIL Lamp on
Vehicle came in for a stall or quit while driving, replaced distibutor with a complete new unit, new plugs and wires.Mil light will come on above idle and a code set for #4 misfire although no misfire is felt.Swapped plugs and no change, injector has a nice st... Trouble codes: P0304
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2005 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5FNRL38795
Just a quick question for the Honda Specialists. We have a 05 Odyssey that we are putting an used engine in. The customer stated that it was a V-Tech and Honda says it is a V-Tech by the vin but when we got it here the underhood says it is an I V-Tech. Is ther...
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2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES16555
This car will not start at times and will some times have long crank. It will also stall at times. I have lab scoped the crank and cam sensor, accourding to the wave form library it is a good signal. I have checked the signal at the crank sensor and at the com... Trouble codes: P0339 (Ckp no signal)
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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L sliding door VIN: 5FNRL38406
Call to Honda guys any special/hidden installation problems right side sliding door in this van. Appears to be cut and dry through Alldata and Mitchell. I just want some tips before I get into it. Any help you can provide will be helpful. Thanks for your help!...
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45922
this 2002 elantra gls has a code po133 stored, but all components seem to be operating fine. The o2 heater voltages are correct and it's response to w.o.t. is above 850 millivolts and when we lean out the engine it drops to about 200 millivolts. Just wondering... Trouble codes: P0133
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCV51E33
vehicle dropped off with complaint of ses light and intermittant dying. Could not reproduce problem at shop so I replaced bank 1 cam sensor ( code 340). Vehicle came back a few days later same symtom but different code (p0335 crank sensor) and replaced it too.... Trouble codes: P0345
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2001 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L Blower Motor VIN: 1J4FA49S51
seems like my help requests are always for chry product electrical problems. although switch is new i removed connector and with ohmmeter verified opening and closing of all 4 switch positions. several puzzling questions: 1. blower motor has a green wire and a...
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4F449S44
This vehicle brought to us from the city yard, they replaced crank sensor due to stalling and trouble code, problem still exists, we monitored the cam sensor and crank sensor wires with lab scope and found normal wave form pattern, replaced cam sensor and chec... Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermittent loss of cam sensor/crank sensor signal)
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Engine VIN: JT6GF10U9Y
We Have done every test possible and info from Scanner is all good. Firing of injector and spark are timed right with the compression stroke.All the elements of making a car start are all there. All Fuses are good too. This car was not in an acident so need fo...
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1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Cuts out VIN: JM1TA2221X
The vehicle will cut out and fall on it's face on acceleration, will sometimes actually stall. When it is bucking the MIL turns on, but goes back off if the engine catches itself and continues to run - This is not a steady flash like you would see as a misfire...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L hard top VIN: WDBFA63F6V
Customer complains of inoperative top, hardtop is on right now. Also, says battery light (not confirmed yet) and antenna inop (I think it's dead). My problem is that, after clearing the RST codes (there were two for window switch problems but I ignored them be...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L key remote VIN: WMWRE334X3
during a supercharger replacement i had to disconnect the battery to remove the alt. after the repair everything was fine. gave the car back to the cust and when he returned home the key remote stopped working. the remote key will sometimes work fine and then ...
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1996 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4BL11D76
PLEASE NOTE...THIS IS A 3.5L V6. IATN did not give me the option. This engine makes a rattle\buzz noise when first starting, cold. I am quite sure that it is in the timing chain area. I have seen the TSB on the secondary chains and replacement. I am a little...
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L poping sound in intake VIN: JN8AR05Y7X
Hello please help, we have this pathfinder in for poor idle stalling and hesitation/poor power when engine reach operating temp [180 degree F] road test cold engine, run fine till coolant get to 170 F. poor power and rough idle , stall cuople times. hot engine...
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2001 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L compressor VIN: 5N1ED28YX1
Hello there I have this Xterra that when you turn the A/C on it will start up when it wants to. Sometimes it starts right up and other times it may take 20 mins to start working. I replaced the relay with no change. The charge in the system is correct. When it...
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2006 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Timing Chain VIN: 1N4BL11D76
This engine makes a rattle\buzz noise when first starting, cold. I am quite sure that it is in the timing chain area. I have seen the TSB on the secondary chains and replacement. I am a little afraid of doing just that. I have seen posts on here of total chain...
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2000 Audi TT 1.8L 1-2 shift VIN: TRUUC28N4Y
Thanks to all who responded. Don [...] suggested "1st and 2nd gears are part of the synchronizer hub with operating sleeve. If this has stripped out then only 3/4/5 and reverse will operate". The customer picked up car and will return when she can afford to put...
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2007 Audi Q7 Premium 3.6L Windshield VIN: WA1BY74LX7
well the dealer fessed up under warranty with no reason found.a lot of good replys but most were saying external this was between the front glass panels like lookin thru a glass building block. thanks. p.s. this is my own auto and it happend in a week that the...
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1994 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G4CU5212R
Thanks everyone for the help. It was the balancer. The rubber was coming apart.
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1988 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Stall VIN: 2GCEK19KXJ
Hello guys, I'm amazed how many techs. responded to my help request, I'm thank full for that. As almost all of you suggested, my problem was the distributor shaft, or better said, the magnet. we replaced the distributor unit with a new one, truck is running li...
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L 1-2 and 3-4 shift tcc lockup VIN: 1GCGK29U3Y
This truck is still on the road, being a fleet unit its hard to take the truck from the user and being a fleet mechanic they want everything on the road the same day. I replace the TCC regulator valve and work from there. Thanks for the info.
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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Transmission VIN: 3G1JC52482
While I have not had the car act up when I have been driving, and there have never been any codes present, I think I will try the TPS , that seems to make sense to me. Thanks for all the input, I'll try to update this if it ever gets resolved. John
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2007 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Hesitation VIN: KL1TD56667
THE CAR WAS SENT TO THE DEALR TO BE FIXED. THE ONLY THING THAT I KNOW THAT THEY REPLACED WAS THE THROTTLE BODY. THANKS TO ALLEN IN OHIO, JIM IN AZ, AND BENJAMIN IN AUSTRILA YOUR HELP WAS GREATLY APPREICATED. TALK TO YA SOON Trouble codes: P2138 (Acceleration pedal position sensor 12 correlation), P2106 (Throttle control system proformance---throttle limitation active), P0222 (Tp sensor 2 circuit low voltage------with tac), P2110 (Throttle actuator control system--forced limited engine speed), P0123 (Tp sensor circuit high voltage), P2135 (Tp sensor 1-2 correlation ----- wtf).
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L No Start, Stall, PCM failure VIN: 2C4GP44341
I got some good tips but could not find a short or cause for the PCM failures. I installed another PCM and have been driving it. The van runs perfectly and has no trouble codes. I hope it stays that way. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0123, P0108, P0118.
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.3L compressor/pcm VIN: 2C4GP54LX3
Unfortunately the customer has not returned sinse I posted this request,{the front office keeps saying that they are coming back} I appreciate all that have read and responded to my problem. Timothy, I can not say for sure but if memory serves correcty, when ...
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1990 Dodge Caravan 3.0L fuel leaking VIN: 2B4FK2538L
It's fixed(self healing)We smoked the tank,check hoses and all connectors to and from tank and char/can.Put in another 10 gallons of fuel and it no longer leaks???The van sat for alittle while aprox 6months,what we did should not have fixed anything.We release...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L rf axle engagement VIN: 3B7IDONTNO
sorry for the delay in this fix-customer delayed repair for a couple of weeks.upon disassembly,found the intermediate shaft bushing to be shrapnel,outer seal to be destroyed ,fork destroyed,the pilot on the int. shaft destroyed and the pilot bearing in the end...
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2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L unknown VIN: 1B3ES56C63
Thanks for all the help. The transmission passed all tests via scan tool and the car continues to drive satisfactorily after several hundreds of miles. My issue was likely first an electrical failure which was fixed in the initial repair. After the car return...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L ball joint VIN: 3D7KU28663
turns out that the differential housing was bent. with standard balljoints in place (zero offset) the new housing allowed the front end to align within specs right away. thanks to all
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Steering VIN: 3D7MX48C76
Thank you fellow techs, I rechecked everything that was mentioned, including tie rod tightness, intermidiate shaft bolts, I filled that center coupler as suggested, tied the hydro boost lines up, and looked very carefully at anything that may be contacting th...
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1991 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FACP44E8M
Sorry for the delay in posting a fix. Special thanks to Chris [...] for emailing me the Ford diagnostics for code #66, as I said before, Alldata had no info. for this code. Tested all circuits twice with same results, bad computer. Ordered reman. unit, show... Trouble codes: 66 (MAF ground circuit fault).
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FA1P5849S
thank you very much for all the good replys from everyone. sounds like many of you have fun with this type of situation in the past. i cleaned all the grounds and load tested them with a headlight, tested for proper inputs and outputs to the PCM and all was go...
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2000 Ford F-150 4.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 3FTZF1723Y
Well the problem finally reared its ugly head.The head gaskets are blown.The customer finally admitted, After some coaxing that it had been doing this for a while.He is now deciding what to do .We have given him the option of a engine swap, used or reman and ...
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2004 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU73E84
well its was kinda easy fix traced wires from maf sensor back to pcm. found after vehicle starts it drops out signal to maf coming out of pcm. installed used pcm had dealer program it alls good so far thanks for all the good replies
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2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPW12565
I didn't get any replies that led me away from replacing the PCM on this truck, so that's what I went with. Installed & programmed new PCM, did the PATS learn, and the truck started up normally.
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2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGEM21981
Thanks again to all that responded. The vehicle is now fixed and runs great. I had been looking through some of the IATN tech help archives and found a civic with a similar problem. A Honda technition had wrote that Honda had a known problem with the oxygen se...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Run-On/Dieseling VIN: KM85C73D44
Just wanted to thank everybody for the replies. Hopefully this helps someone in the future too. I wanted to let enough time go buy to assure that the vehicle was fixed. It did end up being the purge valve. I pinched the line off and let the customer take t...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Warning lights VIN: JNKCV54E73
We had already checked all grounds and the wheel speed sensors with labscope. Also checked the brake light switch with an ohm meter. Due to a gut feeling, went ahead and replaced the brake switch anyway due to the code description. Have driven the vehicle seve...
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1974 Jaguar XKE 5.3L Hydraulic system
Replacing the master cylinder solved the problem. I did test both the hydraulic and vacuum part of the master cylinder, and found that after many applications of the brake pedal, the hydraulic pressure would build-up and apply pressure to the servo. There was ...
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1999 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21DOX
Hi Guys, I'm sorry its taken so long to close this. The customer went out of town before approving the repair. We had to replace the ignition switch and key, and all was fine. No easy task, and it drove us nuts for a while, but I want to thank everyone for ... Trouble codes: P0325.
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Prndl VIN: 1N4AL11D32
By disconnecting the transmission position switch or the TCM the PRND32 indicator will no longer function. I don't know for sure what wiring in the trunk would or could affect this circuit. (reference to response I received) The dealership that I purchased t...
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2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y94
Finally got vehicle back this am and performed the poor ground tsb per Nissan, will post any new info if any more problems- thanks for the help as i overlooked that tsb because in Shopkey it lists as pathfinder when looked at, once pulled up it lists just abou... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152, P0300, P0138.
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2WP5210W
WELL SORRY FOR ALL THE WAIT GUYS BUT THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED AND SPECIAL THANKS TO GEORGE FOR ALL THE HELP AND INFORMATION. WHAT I FOUND WAS #1 AND #5 INJECTORS DRAWING UP TO 5.2A ALONG WITH #3 CLOSE BEHIND AT 2A WAS FORCED TO BREAKDOWN AND GET LOW AMP PROBE...
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2004 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Service light on VIN: 1G2JB12F74
Thanks to the 13 techs that helped. As always, I learned something on this vehicle. The service light is a "check engine light" for the BCM. Many said there could be a red button in either fuse box to reset it. There was none. Others said to turn the key on. e...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L alarm VIN: 3VWCDZ1Y03
hello and thanks to all that helped. ended up replaceing hood alarm switch.
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2007 Volkswagen Eos 2.0T 2.0L Oil Consumption VIN: WVWFA71FX7
This is being closed as a fix, but the final results will have to wait until we get some miles on the car and verify oil consumption reduction. I appreciate the replies. When I did the valve I had not read the bulletin and did not replace the hose 06F 103 22...
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2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Compressor VIN: YV1TS94D1Y
After checking the inputs to the engine control module and reviewing with a local Volvo technician we have concluded that the ECM is at fault as it reads the refrigerant pressure and controls the compressor clutch engagement. At this point the owner does not ...
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