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2004 Audi S4 Cabriolet 4.2L auto roof VIN: WUARL48HX4
We have this S4 Cabrio with a partially inoperative top. The cover for the top compartment will not close when the top is being opened. When the top is being raised the cover opens & closes ok. I don't see enough of these to know whether the top control module...
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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBABJ6328R
i have 1994 Bmw 325i come in CAT make noise , after CAT have be replace, transmision light was on try reset it it cant be clear it hard code (code #54 ground solenoid valve), check wire harness from transmision connecter to EGS control module are wires ok no b...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Seats VIN: WBADS43492
Hello BMW Techs: We have been getting a run of seats lately and we'd like to get a feel for what everyone does for their seat repairs? This car seat back twist and we know right up front it's going to at least need cables. What hours for R&R and beach time is ...
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L engine VIN: 11G4CW54K8
Thanks in advance for help. This engine is putting engine oil into the cooling system,into the resevoir.The coolant in radiator smells like engine oil and little black dots of oil is seen with cap off. It is not loosing a drop of pressure when tested, and pres...
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2006 Buick Terraza CXL 3.5L Fluid aerated VIN: 5GADV33L26
This van came to us after being serviced in another shop. According to the customer, this other shop replaced the power steering pump because it was leaking. Upon inspection, found fluid under pump, on block and down front cover, dripping off of the front lowe...
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2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WO6VR54R0Y
this catera is leaking oil bad and when it gets to temp at idle the oil light comes on but it is full of oil at the time i read that the oil sensor on top of the motor leaks oil and it is a pain to do can any body helop me in this i want to know is it worth my...
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2004 Cadillac XLR 4.6L Key Fobs VIN: 1G6YV34A54
Used car lot car. Came in with NO FOBS DETECTED MESSAGE but started and ran. Could not program fobs with all 4 methods. Suspected bad RCDLR module. Car lot took to dealer for second opinion, they said needs RCDLR. Installed RCDLR and cannot operate start/off b...
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1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1AY0786E
ok so here is fun one i have a charcoal canister filling up with fuel from the evap vent line going back to the tank. now after running the vechicle for about 15 min gas will start to spew out of the liquid vapor seporator on the tank (not the one on the modul...
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1995 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.7L stereo/blower VIN: 1GNEK13K2S
I am having trouble with a battery drain, as whell no blower opp. Found battery drain, this is orange wire to back of radio, cut wire stops drain. Should this wire only be hot with key on, if so what color wire keeps memory to radio. Far as blower opp. the blo...
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L air bag light VIN: 1G1ZT54894
We have a code B0086 right side impact sensor. Removed the door panel and found no sensor and no wiring.
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LTZ 6.0L heated seats VIN: 1GCHK23U9F
fleet customers drivers complaint is that the seat heater turn on by themselfs. driver disconnected seat connector causing several codes in seat memory module. no codes in drivers door module. any body been down this road? saw no tsb for this condition. can co...
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2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L pistons and rings VIN: 1G1AL15F58
We have this car in our shop with a strange engine failure that I suspect may be caused by synthetic oil and I was just looking for some opinions as I have had limited experience with synthetic oil.The car came in for a mild but not normal engine knock all the...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L No Start
Customer went shopping came back out and van would not start.i checked for codes and found p0118,p0123,p0509,p1193, p1598. I have no rpm ref.on scan tool. I checked and have no 8volt supply to cam or crank sensor and have no 8 volt supply at pin 44 disconected... Trouble codes: P0118 (p0123-), P0123 (p0509-), P0509 (p1193-), P1193 (p1598-), P1598 (p058 -), P0058
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2006 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L ABS sensor circuit VIN: 2A4GP54L46
Hello, I need a little help finding an open circuit on this van. Verified good sensor. Verified high resistance in harness between ABS module and left rear sensor pigtail. Don't feel like running overlay harness yet, rather find the bad spot. If anybody out th...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7HC13Y31
This vehicle has a random no start cold in the morning - cranks good, will not fire. I have not been able to duplicate this problem yet. After driving for 15-20 minutes the engine will stall when coming to a stop. Restarts immediatly but will stall when put i...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B6MF36741
The truck was towed to the shop because of a no start. Checked for codes and none stored in the ecm. Checked the body computer and found a code for the cylinder lock switch failure. My modis doesn't show pids for the door locks. My main question for you dodge ...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1D7HA18D04
Well i have a truck here thats pulling my hair out. Customer brought me his truck from another shop that did a tune up and could not get a rough idle out of it. i checked vacuum with a gauge and is a steady 15inhg. no codes are stored or pending. rechecked all...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Unknown VIN: 1D7HU18N75
I have a inoperative speedo, ABS and brake warning lights on at all times. My scanner will not communicate with the system, and will not start with the scanner plugged in. Also none of the gauges will work with the scanner plugged in. I am not very familiar wi...
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2007 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L abs VIN: 2B3LA43H87
Ok chry. Guys, need some help. This is a police car from county maint. Shop. They replaced battery 3 weeks ago. Nobody knows when abs, esp/bas lights came on. Checked codes-initally had c121a-steering angle sensor not initalized, u140e-inplausible conf. Data. ...
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1979 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L gauge VIN: E37HHEH960
Gauge reads at L in Normal as if the engine is about to boil but the thermostat housing is at 185f the rad at 177f with the laser gun pointed at it.Engines runs perfect,new rad ,thermostat and temp sender, rad was plugging in the core. Lots of heat from heater...
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1992 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF15N1N
1992 f 150 5.0 i have no injector pulse on #1 and #5 cylinder i dont know much about older fords i have injector pulse on all others that i can readily access any thoughts on this problem would be greatly appreciated
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1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L ecu VIN: 1FMFU18L8V
has no pcm verification with factory ford scan tool what could be holding the pcm from being released? using mitchell wiring diagram have no factory wiring diagram
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP585XX
hi i am working on a battery draw battery goes dead in couple of days found out draw is coming from fuse 23 & fuse24 fuse 23 is a 5 amp fuse that has gem rap & pats on it fuse 24 is a 5 amp fuse that has icp rcc speedometer i tryied unplugging them but you hav...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L burning oil VIN: 1FTSX31F4Y
Hello all. This diesel is burning a lot of oil; approx. 2 quarts a day (it is a work truck. The problem is with the right bank. Each time I have changed the injector seals, the oil burning ceases for one to three weeks and then starts up again. Ive used Ford o...
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Cooling Fan Function VIN: 2FAFP71W91
no cooling fan until high side line pressure exceeds 500 psi low side always in acceptable range when fan starts line pressure drops to 250 psi then cycle repeats
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Cooling Fan Don'T Operate When Ac Is Turned On VIN: 2FAFP71W21
Fan won't come on until high side of ac is at 475 or more has codes #sp1474 [...]
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2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L compressor VIN: 1FAFP33P32
vehicle has returned yet again for a leaking compressor and the manifold hose assy leaking, will repair system and will last anywhere from 4to 6 months and the compressor and hose assembly will just let go. We have a broken bolt we have to drill out at this po...
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2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L interior lighting VIN: 1FTRW08L62
ok guys here's what i got,no iterior lights or electric windows,blows fuse #14 in dash fuse box,started removeing relays 1 at a time and found short on battery saver relay,checked wiring diagram on MOD,relay goes to all interior lights(this is a super crew),i ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L cam follower VIN: 1FTSW31S34
We had this truck here a month ago for the same condition. The customer stated that after sitting for a couple weeks he started the truck and he heard a popping noise and the engine started to run rough. When he brought it to the shop I couild hear something c...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L gear box VIN: 1FTWW31P86
Truck came in for routine maintenance. Cust complained of hard steering. So far I have remove all steering components to the gear box and it still is hard to turn the wheel. I have tried it running and not running. The pump appears to be working finebut when y...
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L a/c high side press. excessive VIN: 2FAHP71V88
high side press. excesive over 450psi,norestrictions found
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1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SLT 5.7L Fuel Pump VIN: 1GTEK19R0V
Fuel pump wires melting inside tank and at fuse block,was wondering if maybe the fuel pod is drawing too much amperage
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2005 GMC Envoy XUV SLT 5.3L out side door handle
this suv has electric outside touch pad to open the tailgate-actually 2 touch pads[1 to open down and 1 to open sideways]neither works.also has a rear retrackable roof that doesn't work.owner states that they both worked before the regulator broke.there is a e...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Abs Module VIN: 1HGCM82643
The TCS/ABS fault indicators are "on". Scanned for codes 65-01 code set: low brake fluid, the fluid is full and the reservoir switch operates normally. When looking at the data with the switch disconnected it reads fluid low, should read fluid normal and the T...
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2001 Jaguar XJR 4.0L will not fill VIN: SAJDA5D81M
Hey Jaguar Gurus, This car was towed in as a "no run" and we diagnosed two dead fuel pumps. The customer asked if he could supply the pumps to save some $ and we agreed. He also asked about the problem with filling the fuel tank (would only fill 1/2 full unle...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FX58S3T
This Jeep came in as a no start. Upon diagnosis, we noticed the ASD relay fuse was blown. We isntalled the fused and it instantlty blew while cranking. We also noticed that after fuse was in (before cranking) we had no communication with PCM and no check engin...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Electronic VIN: 1J4GL48KX2
Hi ALL, just a quick question, While scanning this jeep, my scanner gives OBD11 codes, and Manufacture codes. IN MOST cases I'm able to find the info needed. However in this case, I'm getting Manufacture codes, 1, 10, & 49. Please any one now what these codes ...
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2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: KNADC12594
Customer complained of intermittent idle fluctuation and stalling at stops. Cleaned iac motor, no change. Replaced iac motor, no change. Data stream shows long term fuel trim going lean. Tried new oxygen sensor and air flow meter. Found some improvement, but s...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNM22272
This vehicle originally came in for a MIL with a P0171. Diagnosis of this code found a vacuum leak between the intake plenum and the lower intake. Recommended to customer resealing and while the plenum was off to replace it as these are notorious for the plenu... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire)
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G4W
Vehicle running poorly, missfiring on the rear 3 cylinders. Have scope tested ignition and verified spark via KV tester and all is good on all 6 cylinders. Tested compression of rear cylinders all around 120 psi. Tested for vacuum leaks and unable to find any.... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L odometer & message center VIN: 1LNHM97V12
hey guys and gals my info on this vehicle and the related systems is very limited. intermittently when you start the vehicle the message center and odometer will work for a second or two then it just kinda fades out and no matter what buttons you push the disp...
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1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Speedo VIN: 1YVGF22C6W
Hello all and thanks in advance for any help, I am posting this for a friend at a nearby shop so I apologize for the lack of info but here goes, he purchased this 98 mazda 626 as a extra car knowing it needed trans work, he pulled the trans had it rebuilt and ...
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2001 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L in cab vibration VIN: 4F2YU07141
this unit vibrates at idle and in gear at idle worse when under little more load you can take a pry bar and pry up on lowwer rear mount and vibration almost dissapears.can anyone put some help to this subject.kicking our a@#.
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1987 Mercedes-Benz 300TD 3.0L Differential (Final Drive) VIN: WDBEB93D9H
Sending out an SOS to my fellow Benz techs out there. Greetings! Over the last two years we have been trying to solve the mystery of final drive leakage on this '87 300TD. We define leakage as actual drops of oil forming and reaching the floor, not just exteri...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4Matic 3.0L 4-Matic Light VIN: WDBED90E0N
The only problem with this car is the 4-matic light blinks when parked and foot off the brakes. I read were the accumulators are bad when you have this problem. I removed the passenger side rear accumulator, but can't tell if it is bad. How do you measure insi...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L starting VIN: WDBLJ70G71
I have a clk430 repo car that a car lot got. they put spark plugs in it,then we get it as a no start, found sugar in the gas tank, stop there drained the tank, put a new fuel pump and filter in it, pulled injector rail, injectors were sticking open and bleedin...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF26J86
Good day, Thank you for your time with this. All I have on this so far is a lot of excuses from ALLData, a European scan tool that gives me the code and a possible issue but we're not sure. The MIL light comes on when the driver goes to pass something and the... Trouble codes: P0087 (Fuel rail pressure low)
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Air Spring VIN: 4JGCB65E06
Hello, This car came in with the right rear air spring torn open and that side of the car sagging down. We replaced the air spring. It was easy enough to put in but it will not pump up any further than the torn one did. Is the star diagnostic tool required to ...
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1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L water pump VIN: JN1CA21D1S
Hi gang! need some advice.thsi ios the first time i have done one of these. I have followed the instructions and I removed the tensioner with plunger intact and did not fall in the case. I am trying to get the slack out of the chain so i can remove the water p...
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AR18W45
thanks to all that replies.vehicle was towed in for no start fuel pump was replaced previously.fuel pump fuse is good and powered with key on.is there a fuel pump relay if so where is it at? has anyone seen this before on a pathfinder.also has no codes and my ...
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2006 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Surge VIN: JN8AZ08W96
hi all. have a nissan that likes to ping. never has a code. aways runs good. tried all the normal cleanings. seem to be ok for a few weeks or so. then comes back with ping concern. just found a page on alldata shows a colder spark plug. might try it. any info ...
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2006 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D36
Customer complaint was car would stall when hot and after sitting a couple of minutes would start up and check engine light was on. Could never duplicate customers complaint of hot stall. Retrieved trouble codes and researched TSB's. P0335 crankshaft position ... Trouble codes: P0335
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2008 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Steering VIN: 1N4BL23E78
Vehicle has severe pull to left on hard acceleration.when you release throttle car goes hard right.have done alinment.in spec.l.cam- -1.0, r.cam. -.8, l.caster 4.4, r.caster 4.3, total toe .08,sai is:13.0 left,12.8 right,inc. Angle:12.0 left,12.0 right.rear-le...
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2004 Other Asian xb 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 7856783567
fuel trims are at lt +30, st +20.maf at 1.89 at idle 2500 rpm 3.5 gs/m Trouble codes: P0172
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L coolant leak VIN: 1GMDX03E6Y
Hi! I got this vehicle for a coolant leak checked the intake manifold and saw traces of coolant. There is also a TSB on this so we ordered the one from the dealer with new bolts. After replacing the intake gasket now I could see leaks coming from the passenger...
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L MIL Lamp on, VIN: YS3ED48EXY
This saab will not connect with my tech2 with the latest saab cartridge,it has no communication with the pcm,when i hook up my snap on modis,it will connect under generic obd2 and it will read the codes and show data,i checked all the fuses and all ok,not sure...
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1998 Saturn SW2 1.9L first gear VIN: 1G8ZJ8276W
Customer states she is unable to shift into first gear when vehicle is cold. She starts off in second gear and when the car warms up everything is fine. We have had the vehicle for a week and have not experienced the customer's problem. Vehicle has shifted nor...
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2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BH63523
This car came in with random missfire so i put new plugs and wires on. It came back with plugs 3 adn 4 showing missfire so i put a coil pack on. recently it came back with all the cylinders showing random missfire. the car runs well but the check engine lite w... Trouble codes: P301, P0302, P0303, P304
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L clutch VIN: 4T1BG22K4W
Hi guys,i have a 1998 toyota camry 4cyl 5 speed and it came in with a slipping clutch.i test drove to verify and it would slip in 2nd under load.removed and replaced clutch,pressure plate,release bearing and resurfaced flywheel.after everything was back togeth...
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1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L clutch VIN: 4T1BG22K4W
Hi guys,i have a 1998 toyota camry 4cyl 5 speed and it came in with a slipping clutch.i test drove to verify and it would slip in 2nd under load.removed and replaced clutch,pressure plate,release bearing and resurfaced flywheel.after everything was back togeth...
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2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Whistle Noise VIN: WBAGL63443
I had attempted a stesthoscope test on the firewall and the electronics around when the noise was there. With all the panels removed it sounds like a smoke alarm going off.Since just before i posted it hasn't returned in the least. Could be another 6 months. T...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Battery VIN: WBAGN63483
Hello and thank you for all of the replies...we surely learned something here. It was Sevan from Integrity Motorcar Yorlinda, Ca that seemed to really nail it down for us and he wrote the following. Forget CCA & RC when dealing with these batteries. The car ...
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1990 Buick LeSabre 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G4HR54C4L
thanks for all the help the iac counts were 0. so i tested further . and then replaced the iac motor. this fixed the problem. sorry it took so long to post fix.takes [...] for me to get parts here . thanks to allthe techs for the great help and your time ....
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTEC19R7W
O.K. so we know I had no spark, fuel pump and or relay, no injector pulse previously to installing A VCM from N.P.C. which I have never had a problem with. After installing VCM and vehicle would not and an all nighter of thinking at home decided to go back to ...
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L compressor VIN: 3GNFK16Z03
thank you for your help. There was a code i had to clear and also I mentioned the idle was really low. I cleaned the throttle plate and iac. After that the idle raised to 700 and the ac worked fine. Im guessing taht when the idle was below 500 the compress...
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1992 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2B4GH2532N
all replys were concerning compression tests,i overlooked that tests because my vacuum guage was a steady 19in,i thought if the guage was steady that you had a sound engine,i learned that an open chamber intake manifold will conceal that bounce,anyway the comp...
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1997 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Eng Or Trans not sure VIN: 2B4FP2539V
Hi everyone, It looks like that I'll need to drop the trans to check out the flex plate and the converter I got the ok from the customer so I will keep you all posted on what I've found hoping it will be obvious your replies were very much appreciated, thanks...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, No Power VIN: 2B4GP44381
Fuel injector harness fixed this one. The harness was melted very close to the connector, shorting, grounding, inducing voltages or what ever it was doing. After spending time chasing the wire through the harness starting with the PCM. We cut the wire close to... Trouble codes: P0122 (TPS A circuit low), P1496 (5 volt supply - output too low), P0106 (MAP/BARO performance), P0135 (No activity 02 B1S1), P0135 (No activity 02 B1S1), P0442 (P0455 and P0456 - Evap leaks).
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2002 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Electronic VIN: 1B7FL16X72
evryone thanks for all your help, i installed a new computer and problem solve, the computer was a rebuilt ecm an it was defect. tanks to evryone.
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1997 Ford F-150 4.2L vss VIN: 2FTDF1825V
my problem is where the transfer case output shaft and the gear melt , there is too much play so i sticked it together but they were not perfectly alingned then the contact whit the vss gear is like a tire whit a flat spot .i tell to the customer that we nee...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Altenator VIN: 1FTNF20F8Y
found replacement altenators had pulley that was just a small amount larger than orginal altenator we removed changed pulleys and all is well thanks for all the useful information
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2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Communication With Ecm VIN: 452BA95929
Found were the wires on the fuel tank was eaten by mice. Repaired and customer was on the way. Thanks for all the help
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1FTPX14584
Well after pulling out hair on this one we finaly finaly got a code for a number 2 missfire. We replaced the one plug and it made a noticable difference. The customer drove it around for a week to see how it went and brought it back for the other seven plugs... Trouble codes: P0171.
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2004 Ford Focus ZTS 2.3L exhaust/engine VIN: 1FAFP38Z97
Well once again the IATN Express comes to the rescue! Thanks to all who posted and shared their experience with a Broken motor mount. The right upper mount was junk, and the car will leave this afternoon. Thanks again Chip
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45P05
I would like to sincerely thank everybody for taking the time to help me with this truck. It is fixed and it was not fixed by us. I had suspected it was the branch tube leaking which I am not able to do in my shop. He towed it to the Ford dealer and showed me ... Trouble codes: P2291 (Long Crank ICP low), P0674 (Glow Plug Circuit Cylinder 4), P0678 (Glow Plug Circuit Cylinder 8).
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2005 GMC Envoy XUV SLT 4.2L rear door/window VIN: 5616065300
well after talking to the owner,she says well the motor was running all the time so we pulled the fuse out.thanks for telling me that after 2 days of trying to figure it out.
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1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 2HGEJ6672X
Well kick myself right you know where, put in a factory thermostat and all is good. Thanks again for all your help.
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2002 Honda S2000 2.0L Engine VIN: THMAP148T0
Slightly increased throttle valve open position at idle. We noticed this adjustment has to be very slight - 1/4 to half turn, too much and engine wants to stall. Replaced engine & trans mounts, this noticeably reduced noise from engine & trans in cabin area....
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1995 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S2CK58V03
Well, Thanks for the replies as always. This is the best tool I have at my disposal.Turns out that the CTS that was installed previously was faulty. We repaced the sensor, replaced the v/c gaskets and spark plug seals, checked the injectors. When we reconnecte...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Soft Brake Pedal VIN: 1J4GL48K73
Jon and Francisco banged it. The calipers were mounted on the wrong side... bleeders down. I was the pedal pumper up in the car with the DRB III and never saw the calipers. That's not to say I'm not capable of serious blunders. When the clamps went on the line...
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L U connect VIN: 1J4HR582X5
Hi, Sorry for late, special thanks to Gelbert and Roger, a TSB Tsb #08-014-06 fixed it.thanks againe Roger and Gelbert.
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2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L charge lamp VIN: SALAE254X6
Thanks to Christopher, Sean, Danny, David,and Cedric. I did investigate and disassemble the trouble areas of sill plates, battery, battery box, and modules with no indication of problems. I installed a new oe alternator with same results. Seemed to have les... Trouble codes: N0NE.
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1998 Lexus LX470 4.7L Ride control VIN: JT6HT00W6W
I replace both front accumulators, bled system, works good, thanks every body.
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2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBN30F62
It ended up needing a VVT controller. Thanks Kevin. Trouble codes: P1351 (VVT range performance).
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2006 Lexus LX470 4.7L alarm VIN: JTJHY00W16
Unfortunately I'm unable to post a fix at this time. For right now this vehicle is working correctly after only resetting the YAW and steering angle sensors with a Master Tec. I don't beleive it is a permenant solution. Tom [...] suggested this may be a body...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Compressor VIN: WDBUH65J94
First I want to thank you to all the Techs that help me with their replies. It is very sad that I have to replace the compressor only because the pulley bearing has a lot of noise. I couldn't remove the plate with the three holes, I damage it trying to remove...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L timing chain VIN: WDBRF40J95
and another one is out the door with the help of all the people on iatn. the timing chain was stretched along with wear on the crank gear. still hard to imagine that much stretch on a chain with that few of miles. so after replacing the chain and gear and brin...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Unknown VIN: WMWRE33414
Well, we have no yet fixed this vehicle. The responses range from air in the system which we had pursued previously but there is none; to the possibility of a bad or incorrect new expansion valve or the condensor running too hot. These last tow are what we w...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Electronic VIN: 1N4BA41E74
I RECIEVED SOME REPLIES WITH POSSIBLE ECM PROBLEM CHECKED POWERS AND GROUNDS TO ECM I RECOMMENDED GOING TO DEAALER BECAUSE ECM HAS TO BE REPROGRAMMED SOMETHING I WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO DO IF I HEAR FROM CUSTOMER I WILL REPOST.
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L no start VIN: 1N4AL11DX5
Thanks for all the help. Most said the crank sensor and cam sensor could be problem, some said fuel pressure. I tried to get the car to hard start while in my shop and could not do so. I replace the cam sensor and tested fuel pressure, pressure ok. The cus...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1G3GS64C31
After all the replies to the intake system we smoked the engine and found the intake was leaking out of the gasket replaced intake gasket and problem was resolved Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1990 Pontiac Grand Prix LE 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall
So I put a used ECM in this car and "knock on [...]" been running fine ever since. A very big thankyou to everone who responded. Its one thing to charge the customer for hours of diagnostic time to find a problem but when you can fix it quickly with a little he...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L cooling system VIN: 1G2NF12E21
Again, this car has been a problem for us. This is the second repair that required more time to close out than normal. It's a used car at a local dealer so we needed to wait for a sale to determine a total fix. I think it's a done deal now. We were exper...
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2005 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Rear Main Seal VIN: 2G2WP52245
Found trans line kinked slightly, would build up pressure, cause the convertor to swell and over time wear away at the flexplate, rear main seal housing and start to leak and make noise. Thanks for all the help!!!
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED48EXY
Thanks for all the replies the car is fixed it turned out to be the neutral safety switch and the ignition cassette,thanks again. Trouble codes: P1334 (manufacturer specific code).
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2003 Subaru Outback H6 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4S3BH80603
first i would like to thank you for the replies, racked my brain trying to find out what could be wrong with this car then it hit me like a ton of bricks i didnt check the fuel pressure ...at idle it was 42 pounds with the vac. line connected and 50 with it di...
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2006 Toyota Highlander 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEDD21A96
So, she finally came back, all lights on again, and yes, it was something stupid... a loose gascap. For some reason when we would go to scan for codes they wouldn't show up, but this time it did for some reason. As for the traction control and VSC light, they ...
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C7Y
Calling this one fixed. It was the air flow sensor.Using global obd data long trims were reaching 21%. after replacement the highest it reached was 4.7 but mostly runs around 3.9 Still not sure how I would test sensor to prove it was needed but very happy it i... Trouble codes: P1128 (fuel trim bank 1 system too lean).
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Compressor Clutch VIN: 3VWCD21C9Y
Unbelievable! Swapped Fan Control Module Manufactures...ie. a STRIBEL instead of a FEBI..Problem solved...I guess a few months back World Pac dumped Febi modules and only sells Stribel now w/ very little ret. rate as compared w/ over 10% return rate w/ Febi un...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L AC compressor will not come on VIN: 3VWSE69M32
fuse no.5 is fuse block at drivers A post. Powers the comfort control assembly.Theres another power fuse it powers the light for ac switch,if you turn ac on,no compressor,recirculate button turns on brake light,then the fuse is gone or bad,mine was missing.
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