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2003 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUVT64B23
This customer and her family never have less than 5-8 VW/Audi vehicles. They are all maintained impeccably. If I die & come back I want to be her car. Around 85K miles this 3.0 Avant had Bank 1 cat replaced at the dealer..factory cat. Think there was a warran...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L starts and dies VIN: 1G4CU5219S
Customer complains of starting/dying codes for passlock stored in ecm. Installed resistor in harness at passkey module to bypass key/tumbler. Car worked fine for a couple days, then reset codes p1626, p1629 and starts/dies intermittently. The customer doesn't ... Trouble codes: P1626, P1629
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G4CW52K8Y
this car has a no crank on start if i turn the key on and jumper the starter sol. will start and run for a few seconds i have checked voltage on ing sw and all check out ok the yellow from ing sw to rear fuse block crank fuse has 12 volts. out of the crank fus...
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L Abs VIN: 3G5DB03E53
We have a 2003 Buick Rendezvous that has intermitant abs activation. When this happens the pedal pulsates, and the system has little braking effect. The rotors, wheel speed sensors, and pads have all been checked. When the problem occurs the rear inlet valve o...
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2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L battery VIN: 1G4HR54K94
i have a batery drain of 1.82 amps (after 30 minutes) when disconnecting fuse 37 (hvac battery) or i.p. module under dash the draw goes away. tried a used ip module out of same car but no help drain is still there.do not have a tech 2 to check module status.
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1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L speedometer VIN: 1GNCS13Z8N
i am working on a 92 s-10 blazer and the speedometer is non operational. trans speed sensor has been replaced and has no change. speedo reads 85 mph and was informed that it has been beyond that speed many times. any help would be great
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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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1998 Chevrolet P30 6.5L procedure VIN: 1GBH932Y8W
does anyone have the installation procedure for what i beleive is a cam position sensor located at therear of the block where a distributor would go? it has a two wire plug going to it. Does it require timing?
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GCHG39FOX
Hello again,I have a probllem with this diesel van. First off this is about the only diesel I work on. I'm not much of a diesel mechanic. This customer, and my boss,insist on me working on it. Well to start with last month I did a head job on this truck, repla...
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCHG35RX1
Hello, i have this 01 5.7 express van that is giving me a major head ache, originally came in for barley running concern and stalling. Found code p0355 for crank sensor, ran through flow chart for diagnosing concern and all tested ok except jumping between 12 ...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L Mechanical VIN: 1GBJK34132
This vehicle started life as a Cab and chassis that now has a ambulance box on it that is used for a construction maintainence vehicle. Customer complains that it doesn't want to stop and brake pedal sometimes goes to floor. Also has abs false activation. Test...
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2003 Chevrolet SSR 5.3L Accessories VIN: 1GCES14P43
hi to all i have this 03 ssr that has a roof ajar message on the dash we haven't worked on one yet we checked the switch it seems to ck ok i was wondering if there is any common problems with this roof before we get into it thanks in advance jeff
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCHK23114
Customer states that engine deied while driving, Towed in. 08/22/10. Sat over night, Engine still would not start, checked and found no codes in system. Performed Engine cranks but won't run chart in simptoms. KOEO fuel pressure at Fuel rail is at .5 should be...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Accessories VIN: 1GNDT13S45
Vehicle came in with the speedometer reading 60 mph at idle and 100 mph with the engine off. Diagnosed and found the instrument cluster bad. Going to replace cluster on Monday. What I was wondering if there are any tips on programming the cluster. Got a new te...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L Starting VIN: 3GCEC14V56
This Chevy pickup truck will not cut off with the ignition key once every other day. We installed a new ignition switch from GM last week. The problem is still there, the owner is removing the ECM fuse to shut the truck off. The part we replaced is the "electr...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28Z4X
Good morning everyone, Todays problem is a vehicle that I was given after being at several shops for a stall when running and then won't restart. Takes about a half hour to four days for the issue to happen again. Will not start for about twenty minutes to a ...
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B8GT44L42
Vehicle was previously repaired for running rough issue and CEL. We found the fuel injector wiring harness behind ign. coil pack damaged and all wires shorted together. Replaced harness with new O.E. harness. Vehicle then ran good but set code P0172 and upstre... Trouble codes: P0135 (HO2S Heater circuit open/short)
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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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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L starter solonoid VIN: 2FTDF15N7H
I have been repairing vehicles for more than 35 years and never had this kind of problem.I have replaced everything!!!The solonoid still sticks and starter cranks and cranks.WHAT could I be overlooking???The ignition is NOT the problem.Unplug solonoid wire ,st...
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1990 Ford F-150 XLT Lariat 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEX15N6L
Thank for any help ahead of time. This truck came in the shop on a hook, it has been to multiple shops and hasn't been fixed yet. The pressure is on! Sometime the truck idles fine but when you crack the throttle it starts skipping bad on 2,6,3,7 which is from ...
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L distributor VIN: 1FTHX26G1T
originaly in , ran but dist was comming apart under cap. replaced dist . ran ok ,within 2 months shear pin broke out of town . another shop replaced dist, within 1 month towed into our shop and shear pin broke again, installed a new pin and ok again ,i have ha...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP36342
Checked vehicle and found ltftrim 0 stftrim -3 to 5 no codes present except P1000 for both KOEO and KOER tests. Checked EGR system and found it is not the problem. even though while driving with 50% egr EVR was only reading 1.7 seems low. When I first looked a...
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Engine Performance VIN: 1FTRW08613
This Should be so very simple that I'm embarassed. This Rig rolls in, customer complaint, that it overheats within a few miles after cold start and goes into overtemp protection mode. I warm it back up and check Scan Data, SolusPro and IDS/VCM. The computer ...
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2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L speedo VIN: 2FM2A51493
this van has a strange problem the speedo does not work you drive it a short distance the speedo starts to work and the odometer goes to all dashes (---) the abs lights are on with codes for both front sensors. the cluters codes are u1039, p1502, p500, i know ...
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2003 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 3FAKP1131Y
This car came from another shop. Customer stated it just started acting bad while driveing and died. It runs really rough at idle and will not rev up. Sounds like 4 crossed plug wires-really bad. Did rev up once while pulling into the shop-hit around 3000 and ... Trouble codes: P0340
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L 4x4 system VIN: 1FTNW21P94
I am working on a 04 f-250 xlt. The vehicle came in for 4x4 inop, f/hubs stuck in the lock position, and the selector will not come out of 4x4 low. I did a vacume test on the f/hubs, checked all fuses and relays. I scanned the trans. case, and found codes c172...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX2X21P
I've got this truck in on the hook. I don't have much history on this thing but if I get more I will update you. The truck cranks normally but will not start. There are no codes . I ran the injector buzz test and you can hear all 8 injectors and it passes. IPR...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21P77
Hi, I have the above vehicle in for the first time for service/checkover. It had two codes present. 1.P0683 Glow plug module to PCM communication ,this has been sorted & the MIL is now off. 2.P0460 Fuel level sensor "A" circuit. This is the one I can't find... Trouble codes: P0460 (Fuel level sensor A circuit)
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2003 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L starter VIN: 1GKET16S93
Vehicle was towed into our shop with a no start. Vehicle will not come out of park. Customer said she was leaving a parking lot and before she got out it stalled out on her. No power going to starter. Ign A fuse 34 ok, relay ok, and crank fuse 17 ok. No power ...
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1990 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si 2.0L Speedometer VIN: JHMBA4244L
Speedometer is not registering speed or mileage. The S3 lamp is flashing in the dash. The speedo head assy was replaced with a known good one and the speed sensor has checked out okay according to ALL DATA specs. The speed control box (under the passenger seat...
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2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L A/C and Heater VIN: 5FNRL187X3
The car was brought in for a complaint of no cooling. This car has a navigation system and also rear a/c. The rear a/c works fine and is cool. The heater also does not get hot. The a/c system pressures were OK. The customer said that everything was fine the pr...
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2001 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L clutch, clutch pedal VIN: KMHJG2SF61
thanks in advance to all who assist on this one. customer brought vehicle in for the clutch slipping. verified problem. checked release bearing lever and slave actuator rod for freedom of movement. found release lever did not move freely but did return to the ...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L atc control VIN: 1J4GZ78Y1W
this jeep came in with Auto temp control unit inop. found that the ign switched 10 amp fuse the powers the heated seats, ATC unit and recirc door actuator blown, Replaced fuse and ATC unit worked. tested wiring for that circuit, okay. tested heated power seats...
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2006 Kia Sedona EX 3.8L a/c, cooling fan VIN: KNDMB23326
we originally tested the circuit and found it was an intermittant problem, we checked all connections and did not find any stretched pins or loose connections after explaining this to the customer we decided that the control module would be the most logical st...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDB2010282
Itís been a while since Iíve done a CSI system, hopefully someone can still remember how to fix these things, the problem I got is the EMA (electro-magnetic actuator) keeps leaking, I thought it was the O rings but looks like the plastic body is bleeding out f...
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L foward shifts VIN: WDBA28E0VF
Need help MB techs out there: this c280 came in limp mode. (in D is stuck in 2nd or 3rd..). found code p0715: input/turbine speed sensor circuit. replaced the conductor plate (turbine speed sensor is part of it?)on top of the valve body with new one. reset cod...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L transmission VIN: WDBNG75J32
Ok this Mercedes is really giving me a headache. Initially it came in with a list of faults a mile long. the ECM has a fault for the trans. I replaced the Trans module and it now sets the P2502 fault. I have taken care of everything else in the car it's the on...
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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L no cooling VIN: 123JDFJOC4
Thanks in advane for helping i have this mb that is not cooling,we did a evac and recharge to make sure levels are right cooling fan is working i was wondering if there was something common for no cooling.i hooked up my launch and under powertrain pid for a/c ...
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Horns won't work VIN: 4M2ZU86K94
Thanks in advance to anyone willing to help. I have checked for voltage at drivers side horn 2 wire connector 1 blue wire has battery voltage all the time & the black wire has good continuity to ground. If I disconnect the horn relay in the under the hood fuse...
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2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L temperature gauge VIN: 1N6DD26S8Y
Hi fellow iatn members, I have this Nissan with a non working temperature gauge, we disconnected the temp, sending unit. grounded the connector,temp. gauge moves all the way to hot and returns to cold when ground is removed.I know the computer reads the engine...
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2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L No Start
while resealing intake do to vacuum leak, i removed both battery cables and installed a jumper across both battery terminals, koec and headlamps on.i do this to reset fuel adaptation.i have done this with many nissans in the past.after repairs i turned ignitio...
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1N4AL11D52
car had miss on cyl 1, and cat efficency code when it came in. ckd exhaust and cat for restrictions, found none. ran compression test, all cyls good. sparks were clean and strong. car will start and quit with no codes when cold. if i induce a code ie: remove a...
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1N4AL11D42
Owner complaining of excessive oil consumption. Appears to be using a quart of oil within 1000 miles or so. No loss of oil externally except a little on the valve cover, not enough to account for this much oil. Does not look like it is burning it either. Any h...
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1989 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3CX54C8K
This is the second go around with this vehicle with the same symptoms. You can view the first one on iATN and that turned out to be a broken ground wire at the bolt under the ICM. Vehicle came in with a no start condition. Sat on lot for 2 days before I could ...
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2004 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L Mechanical VIN: WP0CB299X4
Vehicle towed to shop. When started exhaust smoke was so heavy fire dept showed up. Check and found coolant reservoir empty. Drained oil reservoir, turbos and engine and found coolant and oil mixed and approximately 20 to 25 quarts of fluid came out. Added coo...
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1989 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L hvac blower motors VIN: SCAZN02A2K
does anyone have electrical diagrams and locations for the blower motor system on this car?this vehicle has two blower motors,left and right,cannot locate blower resistor.please help
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2003 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L ABS communication VIN: YS3ED49ZX3
Replace ABS ecm w/ new unit, problems remain.
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2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L passlock VIN: 1G8ZK5273Y
this car is a friend of mine, his ignition key would not turn in column. So I installed a used steering column for him...now it is a crank but no start.code b2960, tried the passlock relearn procedure, left key in on position for 10min...securiy light went off...
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1984 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT2MA67LXE
It will cut out at 2500 rpm when cold(under load). As it runs longer you can get more rpms untill about 10 mins then it is fine you can bring it all the way up to redline under load. I have replaced the MAF, it made no difference. I also checked the ECT sensor...
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2003 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L 2-1 down shift VIN: 4T1BF32K03
Test drove the vehicle and it has a harsh 2-1 down shift just prior to stopping. I have found a TSB TC008-03 which only states that it improves shift quality. I don't know if this will help this type of fault. I have not gone any further at this point. Any sug...
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2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, No Power VIN: 5TBDT44164
This truck came from another shop with symptoms of low power and rough idle with Engine Light on. Plugs are new and clean. After pulling the codes listed, I checked the circuit diagram and found that coils 1, 4, 6, 7 all are on a common circuit which carries t... Trouble codes: P0351 (Coil A/1 Circuit Problem), P0354 (Coil D/4 Circuit Problem), P0356 (Coil F/6 Circuit Problem), P0357 (Coil G/7 Circuit Problem)
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2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L engine VIN: JTDKB20UX7
cannot get the engine to crank or start in diagnostic modes. engine will start on hoist, in gear, and will run in gear for 10 to 20 mins, before losing power,and then will not restart. does not crank. Engine never starts in park or in diagnosit modes, cannot g...
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1975 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1552012280
Beetle drove to shop with alternator not charging, tested had 8 volts and 5 amps, removed items to get alternator off car , reinstalled all items and now car starts up runs for few seconds and dies, has good injector pulse and 33lbs of pressure. Acts like when...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWMA63B7X
Hi guys this passat came in with an intermittent no start after a heat soak.We have good fuel pressure and no codes.We where able to catch the problem one time in the shop. We had no injector pulses on the noid lamp and showed good fuel pressure on a mechanica...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: VWVW4FYLMO
This car will not take the gas at all. When it is cold it will only sit and ideal , if you hit the gas it falls flat on its face. Plugs were real bad looking. They looked like they have been buring oil. The coil pack was replaced along with plugs , wires. the ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0301
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Lots of black smoke VIN: 3VWDT71K25
Thanks in advance, this one has us stumped, when the car is accellerated from a dead stop as it goes int 2nd gear a large puff of black smoke from the tail pipe, also feels like a slight misfire, the turbo spools up but feels inactive till about 2000 rpms. The...
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1993 Volvo 940 T 2.3L evaorator VIN: YXN6788890
Howdy Iatn folks, I have a leak on this Volvo evaporator and need to replace it. Any tips and tricks that will save years of my life are greatly appreciated, and also archived. thanks in advance, brother Dee
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2005 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L radio reception VIN: WAUAC48H95
Well, we sent this car home without being repaired. We replaced the amp and that didn't work so I declined any further loses. The customer will either take it to the dealer or sell it. Thanks for the help.
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2005 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L a/c compressor VIN: 1G4HP52K25
I have been unable to reach the customer to get the car back in the shop. But while I did still have it I did find that the condensor was partially plugged. Once I can get the car back in and check it over I will update everyone. Thanks
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1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Driver Info. Center VIN: 1G6KD52B8S
closing this help request due to customer not returning with vehical in a timely manner.will post additional information if and when customer returns.thanks to all who replied , your help was appriceated...
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2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L 1-2 Shift Solenoid VIN: 1GYEE63776
Thanks again to all the guys for help,turned out to be the wireing harness that runs on the right firewall down to the transmission. The harness was lying on top of the cat converter just touching it. It just goes to show I should have stuck to the basics an...
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2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L starter VIN: 1GNDU03E7Y
sorry but when I pulled the cover from arround the ign. switch I noticed the pass key III halo around the key entre. The customer was using aftermarket keys with transponder in it. we went back to the original key and it works fine every time. thank you for al...
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2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W51
Replaced fuel pressure sensor and vent valve - customer hasn't come back yet so it must be OK - Thanks to everyone for the help! Trouble codes: P0440 (Evap System Pressure Too High).
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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L blower, DIC VIN: 2G1WX15K31
I replaced the ignition switch and cleaned the connector for the blower as it was corroded. Thanks for the replies the help was greatly appreciated.
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Differential VIN: 1GNDT13S52
Hi all we finaly got the defferntial apart 4 chisels and 1 hamer took alot of beating the lower timing gear and crankshaft pin wher prety wornout so we got it pute backtogether had no oil presure now we are tearing it apart again install new oil pump same proc...
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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L key, starter VIN: 3GNEK12T14
Thanx to all that helped, this one seemed to not be completly fixed after new fuel pump, but settled into its groove later.
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2004 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.3L coolant resevoir VIN: 1GCFG29X94
This thing is fixed.I capped off the bottom line on radiator neck.I asked the customer if the vehicle was in an accident.Yes was the reply,front end crash.And it was repaired at the dealership.When we replaced the tank previously we simply replaced it just how...
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1988 Chrysler New Yorker Landau 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3BU663XJ
Thank's to all, I replaced both battery terminals and cleaned the cables. Checked the fuseable link. I re-routed the vacuum hose to the map sensor, "T" into the vacuum hose on the throttle body firewall side. All is well ,no more stalling. or codes.Thank's a... Trouble codes: 12 (Battery volt. loss), 13 (map sensor vacuum problem).
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L transmission range sensor VIN: 2C8GM6843R
Thanks for all the suggestions. The end result was the PCM installed and the problem is fixed. Thanks again.
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2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L front ac VIN: 1D4HS38N63
replaced the expansion valves with oem parts and fixed the problem, dont use the cheap ones supplied with the compressor kit
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2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3D7MU48C14
Dodge test for the FCA is to actuate it and listen for click when shut off this is not accurate. Fix was a new Fuel Control Actuator. most replies pointed to FCA issue. Best tip was to tap on FCA when truck starts to run bad. If it recovers it's an FCA issue. ...
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1992 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF15N1N
THANKS GUY [...] FOR YOUR HELP I MUST HAVE HAD A CRACK INTHE CIRCUIT BOARD IN THE PCM I WOULD GO TO CHECK VOLTAGES FROM PCM TO INJECTOR CIRCUIT TRUCK WOULD RUN OK INJECTOR PULSE WOULD COME BACK BUT A LITTLE FAINT GLOW REV TRUCK UP FULL INJECTOR PULSE WIRING OK BUT ...
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1995 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Auxillary A,C unit VIN: 1FDEE14H5S
After getting new expansiion valve installed and checking for plugged evaporator and rear lines, we found that there are two shut off vavles that allow freon to the rear auxillary unit. This is a simple system now that I know how it works. These valves come fr...
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2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X22
Sorry for taking so long. Customer suppose to take veh. to dealership to get it reprogrammed. still haven't heard any thing. But I think its lost memory just from the replies i recieved. thanks to all!
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2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire
Not closeing this book yet, only get to see this van about once very other week. The comments that a couple of you made about head gaskets or coolant leaks got me thinking. There was one time I started this van when it was cold, it appeared to be missing for ... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P0316 (Misfire first 1000 revs).
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L a/c high side press. excessive VIN: 2FAHP71V88
thanks for everybodys help .the fan was not coming on .i replaced the fan module ,turned on a/c ,fan came on & the press. dropped everythng workin just fine .once again thanks for everybodys help!!!
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1996 Honda Prelude S 2.2L oil leak VIN: JHMBB2159T
Thanks to all that responded. Most suggested the same course of action, crankshaft sleeve, (tried it), new seals and reposition (tried it) inspect PCV system, (clean and ok) inspect for crankshaft play and runout (ok). Had additional oil leak from oil pump dri...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1J4FX58S4S
Thanks to all who took the time to respond,we decided to replace crank sensor(BWD from o'reilly)with OE unit from jeep which cured our problem.The BWD and NAPA(echlin)sensors are both junk.Their magnetic strength is nothing compared to OE parts.Tim [...] an...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FX58S3T
Hooray! This one is fixed. I finally broke down and got a Jeep PCM and it started and ran fine. I got 2 defective PCM's from Standard that were doing the SAME thing. Had injector pulse for 2 seconds then stopped. Another notch on the belt. Thanks for all...
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4F449S44
No problems found with flywheel or timing, tightened pins on connectors for crank sensor and cam sensor, drove the vehicle for 3 weeks without problem, return to customer for further driving, if problem returns we will start from scratch! thanks for the replie... Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermittent loss of cam sensor/crank sensor signal).
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2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Lighting VIN: 4JGAB54EX2
Well not too much info gained from Iatn on this vehicle. I ended up making a educated guess based on the fact all my powers and grounds were present at the All Activity module. After replacement and programming the interior lights came back to life and all is ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L Cuts out VIN: WDBUF76J23
Thanks to all who helped. It definitely is not a pedal position sensor fault. The ME appears to be the culprit. This is a fourth car for this customer so they are going to take some time to decide how they want to procede so I will close this post for now and ... Trouble codes: C151B.
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L catalytic converter VIN: JA4MT31H4Y
Ended up dropping the front crossmember and got a lot of clearance. The differential is bolted to the crossmember, and taking loose four bolts pulls it down and out of the way. Thanks for the quick replies!
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2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AK24F56
This vehicle was put on the back burner for a couple of weeks, hence the late fix post. After checking everything I could think of including verifying with a lab scope that I had the correct CMP/CKP sync and getting a second set of keys to see if I had an ala... Trouble codes: P0335.
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1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Power Windows inop VIN: JN8AR05Y5V
Thanks everyone for the replies, we checked the wiring in the door pillars and everything looked good. If we removed the the switch from each location, you could jump the terminals and get the windows to work. So, as it turned out, all the window switches were...
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2006 Nissan Murano S 3.5L fuel gauge VIN: JN8AZ08T06
Thank you to all for ur help. I took it upon myself to call the dealer and make sure I was given the right part. smart idea. I was sold both the main and sub sensor. They then said all of a sudden that there is another updated sub sensor that is just not the s...
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2006 Pontiac G6 3.5L Air Conditioner VIN: 1G2ZG55896
After reading the replies we added an extra .5 lbs of freon which seemed to help make it cold at first but once vehicle warmed up it went back to same condition. we pinched off heater hoses thinking that maybe the blend doors were allowing air to blow across h...
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1985 Porsche 928 S 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: WPOJB0920F
thanks to all who replied after checking the obvious again found long injector on time (pulse width) this vehical not equipted with a cold start injector has a cold start solinoid similar to a air bypass valve installed a known good ecu and that corected the p...
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2006 Suzuki Reno 2.0L 4-3 shift VIN: KL5JD66Z85
Thank you for trying to help me. Yes the vin does show that it is a 2005 even thought the emission control label says that it is a 2006. Talked to the custmer about the vehicle and he is going to take the vehicle back to the dealer.
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2001 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1BF28B41
We spent some more qaulity time looking into this problem. After speaking with the customer he informed us that this was a used engine that was installed, after further testing based upon suggestions that we sent in,we would lsoe both spark and injector pulse ...
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2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L compressor engagment VIN: 5TDZT34A31
thanks for all the inputs : most of the time when you have a flashing a/c light its after clutch engagement ; thats when compressor revolutions are monitored except with this one the clutch never attempted to engage; did find that mag clutch circuit from contr...
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2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L Hybrid Sys VIN: JT2BK18U32
First I have to admit Im new working in this kind of veh yet this problem is solved. All replies were very usefull and openned my mind to differents possible scenarios. This is what we did. I realized that I could keep the engine running even after the Mast...
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Incorrect Vehicle Speed VIN: 4T1BE32K02
I replace the NT and NC sensors and drove the vehicle. It was mid day, so I expected everythint to be fine. Customer didnt want to leave the vehicle until the morning, so I guess I will find out from the customer how everything is going.
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2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Ignition random miss fire VIN: 5TENX22N36
Found crank sinsor open some time. I have never had this happen before. Thanks Jerry
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L thermostat VIN: 3VWSC29M4T
Thanks for all the quick responses to this problem. You would think tht VW would have learned from BMW that plastic impellars are junk and cost the customer alot of money when not necessary. Over the wekend i replaced the pump with a steel impeller pump. All t...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 1.8L internal oil leak VIN: WVWPD63B73
From what all the guys said it seemed to me the only "for sure" way to differentiate between the PVC and the turbo leaking was to pull both the input and output turbo hoses and clean them, then disconnect the PVC input hose, and plug the hole left on the input...
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2002 Volvo S40 1.9L Engine VIN: YV1VS29542
Thanks for all the help, I checked out all of your suggestions. Henrik hit the nail on the head. The last shop that worked on this car had changed the transmission and had left the rubber disc's out of the mount at the transmission. This allowed the engine to ...
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