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2003 Acura TL 3.2L Torque converter VIN: 19UUA56673
Customer complaint of check engine and traction lights (TCS) come on at same time. The traction light goes out when restarted. No symptoms when light comes on. Has happened three times in one month. Followed the Alldate test procedure and it says to replace co...
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2004 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Windshield Wipers VIN: 2HNYD18924
Hello iatn and thank you all in advance i have this 2004 acura mdx touring that the windshield wipers in the auto function does not work replaced rain sensor after testing the wiper switch and performing the test that my mitchell program instructed all voltage...
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1991 Alfa Romeo 164 Sport 3.0L engine cooling fan VIN: ZAREA33E4M
Hoping one of you can help me track down the +12v power supply to terminal 86 on the high & low speed fan relays. I'm almost ready to steal 12 volts from another circuit in order to ship this thing, but would rather fix it right. I have an 1995 wiring diagram...
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5345Y
HELLO FELLOW TECHS,I have some problem with this 328. the car was in the front accident the customer pick the car up took it home few days later car will not start so he spray some starter fluid in throttle body and car started for few second, then he called m... Trouble codes: 1580 (Throtle body)
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2001 BMW 330i 3.0L gauges VIN: WBAAV53491
I have my sisters 330i BMW here and the instrument cluster indicator needles are frozen. I read the diagnostics and the codes present are: 131 CAN instrument cluster 2 and 132 CAN instrument cluster 3. I am ASSUMING the instrument cluster is bad. My first ques...
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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USBT33Y33
Customer backed car out of garage to drive car. Got out of car to close door on garage and the car began to surge up and down, between 700 and 1200 rpm. Then it stalled. The car would restart and surge. Every now and then it will not restart just cranks. Durin...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Windshield Wiper VIN: WBAVA71086
Once Winshield Wiper are requested to turn ON they never stop and keeps running until engine is turn OFF. I have Fault codes on JBE(junction box behind glove box): JBE-A6CB (Wiper Relay Contact Stick)and JBE-A6CA (Sw ON Relay for Wiper Contact Stick). When I d...
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1989 Buick Reatta 3.8L door locks VIN: 1G4EC11C9K
This vehicle has been in numerous times for different problems. This time came in with theft alarm going off. Had to disconnect battery to turn off. Remote did not work. Found defective drivers door lock switch. Replaced that and new battery in remote fob. I n...
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1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6ET1291V
This car will intermittently idle high 2,500 rpms, seems to be dashpotting. Iac counts are high 150 plus. Scanner shows 1% throttle and not at idle when its acting up. Tps voltage is .53 all the time at idle. This thing is very intermittent may go a month with...
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1995 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1G1LD55MXS
Transmission has a harsh 1-2 shift. We flushed trans. and added friction modifier. While flush machine was running, the pressure gauge on the machine was pegged-out. It's a 200 lb. gauge. PCM had a history code 28 stored. Data showed prndl switch to read corre...
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1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Misfire VIN: 3G1JC1243S
Didn't think anything this straightforward could stump me after 40 years of wrenching. Guess I was wrong. Thanks in advance Jim
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19W1Y
This van came to us with a rough idle and MIL on. Misfire counters showed cyls. 3 & 5 (Bank 1)at idle. Misfires stop at 1500 rpm. Misfire counters go to zero.(See repair and test history). Misfire still present after CSFI Unit and other repairs. Valve springs,... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
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2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Starting VIN: 1GNDX03E41
The Power for the starting circuit runs though the computer. I have power going in too pcm but no power coming out. When I apply power to yel/blk wire witch goes to starter relay it will crank over but will not start with key in run position. There are no code...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L abs VIN: 2G1WH55K92
Not really sure if this should be in the ABS or HVAC areas and this has been crossposted on the Snap-On Verus Forum. Just curious if anyone has had communication issues with an 02 Impala LS 3.8. Car originally came in with ABS light, Low Trac Light and Low Ti...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Transfer case VIN: 1GCEK19038
Greetings fellow techs and thanks for reading this help request. This pickup is owned by a local farmer and as such it gets driven off road in 4x4 fairly often but is very well maintained. The owner's complaint was that occasionally [about once a week] when he...
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2008 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L No Crank VIN: 1GBJK34K98
Thank you to all the hard working Tech's who have a idea on this one. Customer complains of batteries must be recharged to get it started after sitting over 12 hours in cold weather. Then he was out pulling trees out of the woods and within a mile of a hard pu...
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2010 Chevrolet IMPALA 3.5L Sdm VIN: 2G1WB5EN9A
Any help would be greatly appreciated. We have a 2010 Impala that a customer installed both front air bags (out of a 2009 and are used) a new SDM and both seat belt assemblies. After using a Tech2 and Tis 2web to program the SDM three codes appear. B1019 sympt...
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L Crankshaft Pulley VIN: 1C3EJ46X2Y
Vehicle came in with failed water pump started to disassemble and find that the crankshaft pulley is frozen on the crank. to the point where it bent the rod used with the puller and a chip came off the pulley. I have tried heating the very end of the pulley an...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2C4GP54L22
On Cold Starts Random Misfire,Smooths Out With Engine Temp.CTS Follows Correctly,Even At Operating Temp Still Have Negative Fuel Trim And Miss Not That Noticable,Checked For Gas In Evap Hose.Can Injector Ohms Being Two Ohms Out Of Spec.Cause This Condition.Inj...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GM68404
Hello I have a 3.5 that wont accell over 2500 rpm, and has a code P0016 crank and cam timing out of sync. First time customer and he states that it came on sunday, up until that ran fine. Starts and idles fine, clear code and it comes right back cam and crank ... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crank cam timing missalinged out of sync.)
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1990 Dodge B350 5.2L speedo guage VIN: 2B5WB35Y1L
hi all, as you all can tell the speedo in this thing has been problematic. the previous repar history wasnt done by me but none the less its in my lap now. the van came in with a speedo inop complaint. after looking into it and finding nothing obvious i deci...
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1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L gauges VIN: 283HD56F6T
how are you'll ? well,we believe its the b.c.m. but i would like to know if some of you , have this problem before... cause i see that water goes in this type of cars, anyhow,if some one knows something i will appreciate any help, god bless tnx .
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1998 Dodge Neon Sport 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B3ES47Y0W
Vehicle came in with a rough idle and rich code. Checked fuel pressure and found pressure to be 10psi too high. Fuel pressure also immediately bled off rapidly. Replaced the fuel filter/pressure regulator assembly with Dodge part. Solved the bleed off problem ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel System Rich Bank 1)
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B7HF163WS
unit starts and stalls cold no codes in unit if you warm truck up or drive it right away it runs fine only when cold will stall intermittently when put in drive or reverse cold too map and tps seem ok on sacnner also intermittently loose communication with tru...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7HC16X61
Truck as a rough idle after a drive and some idle quality issues, sometimes surges, idles up and down, when in reverse sometimes idles way down to the point of killing motor. No codes and truck drives ok other than sometimes the engine will stumble on upshift ...
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2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Converter? VIN: 2D4FV48V45
While driving at a steady cruise (45mph) you will get this jerk as if the tcc and or a slip is occuring. Happens pretty much constant even after clearing codes. We recheck'd for codes and found none but still was acking up. Im sure they will reset. We did a cl...
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2002 Ferrari 575 M Maranello 5.7L No Start VIN: ZFFBT55B00
Hello iATN members and Ferrari Tech!this Ferrari come my garage no A/C ,idle speed too high about 1200rpm and MIL lamp on, I was turn off engine and restar engine the A/C OK.Then turn off engine and disconnect battery negative. About 5 min later connect the ne... Trouble codes: P1586 (p1587-), P1587
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 7.3L hard to start VIN: 1FJBS31M0N
Hi folks, we need help on this diesel van. The van start fine in the morning or when engine cold, turn on the ignition and wait for about 5 - 19 sec after the glow plug light turn OFF, the van starts right up. After running till full operating temperature park...
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1992 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A8N
i am at a complete loss. this 92 ford ranger 2.3 dual spark plug design has beat me twice and laughed about it. fuel pressure is normal at 35-45 psi, and over a pint in 15 seconds. injectors are pulsing when ever it is running. what i have is a loss of spark a...
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1997 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Starting VIN: 1FMDU35PXV
very intermitten no crank signal, I checked for power signal to starter solenoid and had 12 volts, re installed wire and vehicle started, has started everytime since, will start fine in neutral and park, had this problem once before about 4 months ago same res...
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1998 Ford Mustang 3.8L a.c cooling fan VIN: 1FAFP404XW
vehicle came in with no a/c . put power to compreso , ccrm was not sending power to compresor so it was replaced. have power to compresor and clutch was found to be bad. replaced compresor , orifice and dryer , flushed evacuated and recharged. now we have a ne...
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1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP42X4W
Long term fuel trims are running -25 on both sides of the engine(codes 172 and 175). Spark plugs have a white cast on all side wires. Customer just bought the car and had us install a reman engine. He thinks that the previous owner "tuned" the computer with an... Trouble codes: 172 (175 -), 175
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L steering box VIN: 1FTSW31PO3
hello all. this truck has problems whle tring to park (on less than 40 acres) with the brakes lightly on the steering becomes nearly impossable to turn while creeping along or stoped, breaks off everything is fine. we replaced the p/s pump. and have tested for...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Manifold VIN: IFMDU88174
I have a 2003 f250 5.4 with a leaking exhaust manifold. the manifold bolts and studs are rusted off and several are missing.I have never had a customer agree to have the work done so I would like any advice or tips on removing the remaining bolts and getting t...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U73
Thank you for reading my help request, I will make this quick. I get this code from the customer every once in a while. once a month. I caught the 02 heater ckt not working last time it was in. new factory o2 sensor is in there. Any common problems to look for... Trouble codes: P1151
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTPX1455K
Can anyone help on this. Never saw anything with letters before. Replaced what we thought was coil #c. Still having same problem. Trouble codes: P0353 (Primary/secondary fault c)
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVHT82H75
Help Ford techs - this stang had many bcm issues (delt with) aftermarket programmer removed stock/latest reflash, aftermarket alarm removed ,old lojack removed,smoke tested intake with pcvand vent plugged no leaks detected,replaced fuel filter-some dirt-not pl... Trouble codes: P0148, P0171, P0174
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2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L fuel guage VIN: 1F38U77385
hey guys,i got this sport-trac,and sometimes the fuel guage quits working,sometimes the tachometer jumps around,the odometer vanishes and then comes back,all of it comes and goes,and most of the time it works ok.i scanned it and got troubles codes u1041 and u1...
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2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14556
Vehicle came in with a check engine light. P0171 p0174 lean both banks. Engine has aftermarket aem cold air intake. Customer claims it has been on since new without a problem. My long term fuel trims are maxed out +25. I have installed a fuel pressure gauge in... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank one), P0174 (Lean bank two)
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2000 Geo TRACKER 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ13C3Y
Hello and thank you for taking the time to help me out. Because the usual suspects have already been addressed I have a few particular questions because at the moment I am stumped. First I have a tech 2 and it does not seem to have the capability to actuate th... Trouble codes: P0400 (Egr flow out of range)
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1995 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L front differential VIN: 1GKDT13W8S
I have here a Jimmy that is not engaging the front diff into 4X4. Neither lo nor high. When I have it up on the lift in drive and put it into 4X4. The transfer case does go into both and the front drive shaft will spin going into the front axle. So far I have ...
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GTEK19RXW
This vehicle came to us from another shop. Intermittently it will "hickup" or "studder" while driving like a quick misfire or the engine shuts off for a second, but no dash lights come on. We have duplicated it 3 times in 4 days. The last time it acted up it s...
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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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2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38656
Ok guys this one his getting bad, throw out any ideas that may be relevant! month ago this job started as a missfire in the morning with missfire code and never a p0175. Diag. Headgasket, did job, been running great in that respect. But of course she comes to ... Trouble codes: P0175 (Bank 2 fuel trim rich)
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1998 Hyundai Sonata GL 3.0L alternator VIN: KMHCF24T2W
think maybe i got a bad alternator , customer brought vehicle in battery and brake light on ... tach inop found not charging checked all fuses good voltage at back of alternator ,,, replaced alternator still no charge has good battery and belt tension voltage ...
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2006 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Electronic VIN: SAJWA01B36
Hello need some jag help This car has all vents blowing heat right a little cooler. We see other cars in history data base for the same thing and after checking freon level and pinching off heater hose check and found the aux pump was leaking in to the heater ...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L chasis VIN: 1J4GW38S52
hello, i am having trouble finding a rotateing noise. i am experiencing an almost playing card to bicycle wheel noise. just not as loud. ive beet my brains out trying to figure this one out. it goes away when i remove the front drive shaft [aka] prop shaft. iv...
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1990 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L heater core VIN: 1LNCM81FXL
I have replaced this heater core 3 times now in 6 months and it is back and leaking again, I have checked for electrolisis each time it has been under .1 volt, each time the leak is in the body of the core not around the tubes at all.
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L No comm with scanner VIN: 1LNHM87A74
No communication with scan tools: 2004 LS with 3.9L comes in with Mil lamp on no running problem Modis will not communicate, code checker in can mode same Master tech in global no comms NGS "no data link established" Checked the Data link connector as fol...
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2006 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited 4.6L blower motor VIN: 1LNHM82W36
hi all,i have a 2006 lincoln town car that the blower motor stays on all the time.only time it shuts off is with key off. fords wiring diagram got me a little baffled.im use to seeing a blower resistor,but this has 2 modules, the eatc(electronic temperature co...
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2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L no spark, no injector pulse VIN: JM1BJ24683
Hello! We are working on this car for another shop. He told us the car ran fine one day and would not start the next. Problem seems to be no spark and no injector pulse. Another shop replaced the ignition coils and possibly the crank sensor. I am getting a goo...
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL 2.8L horn VIN: 1080681200
The horn blowing all the time is being caused by the gear selector rod touching the horn ring the bushings are worn out causing it to stick out too far. I am not sure how to go about replacing these bushings in the column and the information for this car is li...
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L ac compressor inop VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Hi nissan experts out there. need help on this one. this sentra is not getting a ground signal to turn the ac compressor on. If I give a ground to the ac relay the compressor comes on. system is charged too. The switch on the interior is is switching ok. on th...
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2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Unknown VIN: 1N4BA41E95
My name is James. Chrissy is just the person who opened the account for this shop. I have this Nissan Maxima that we installed a Nissan reman trans in due to very long delayed engagement. The reprograming was done at the local dealer. The customer returned tod...
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Speedometer VIN: 1GHDT13W5Y
Hello techs, we installed a used transmission in this vehicle because it had no 3rd gear. Since then, we have no speedometer. No vehicle speed shows on scan tool. Replaced the speed sensor on transfer case, no change. Had to take a break from it and can't chec...
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2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: YS3DD55H7Y
Hello SAAB Techs!  This SAAB stumbles and misfires durnig idle on cold starts only. It only acts up when I depress the gas pedal to raise idle speed and sometimes stalls out when I release the Gas pedal. If you dont touch the gas pedal it idles fine. When the ...
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2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L windows, locks, mirrors VIN: YS3FB49S43
Hi to all and thanks in advance for even taking your time to rear this. I have a new customer referred to me who is new to the area so I would like to make her happy and keep her. We are a shop who deals with alot of electrical so this type of issue is not for...
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K4W
Help toyota techs. This 1998 toyota camry 2.2l code p0401 insufficient egr flow. I have removed egr. Ports are clean intake and exhaust. I jumped te connector and installed vacuum guage on egr hose raised idle and egr gets 5in of vacuum. When driving car compu... Trouble codes: P0401
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L battery VIN: 3VWCC21C8X
This car came into the shop with a dead battery. Initial test revealed that the battery had less than 2 volts of power, charged battery for 2 hours but it would not come back up beyond 8 volts. I replaced the battery, tested the charging system, everything see...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L compressor VIN: 3VWCA21C9X
The problem we are having with this vw is the fact that the a/c will work for about 8 miles and then the compressor will turn its self off.I wont come back on untill you let it set for awhile. We have replaced the following because these tested bad at the time...
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L blower motor VIN: 19UUA5668Y
Just as i was about to take the control head out i decided to take another look at the wiring diagram. There i found the resitor gets its power from the motor (duh). I felt so stupid. Jeff and Peter also said to check the motor, thank you both. Anyway, when ...
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2002 Acura RSX 2.0L blower, compressor VIN: WDBBA45AXC
Faulty Blower transistor from dealer. Found no current draw in A/C blower motor nor the A/C compressor clutch. Installed the second transsistor, drove the vehicle for 40 miles and still working ok. TX for the help. JP
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2002 Audi TT 1.8L fuel gauge VIN: TRUUT28N12
well thomas from oregon got this one correct. my vin is very close to a cut off point in productin change. i got new senders and now they work correctly. calvin from hawaii i just want to give you some words of wisdom. resistor are just that resistors. li...
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2001 BMW 540i 4.4L Ball Joints VIN: WBADN53471
Most response was to use some heat on the arm and then hit it with the hammer (or air chisel). We tried this, and it did help, although you must be careful about surrounding components. We removed the abs sensor to be safe, and carefully avoided the b/j boo...
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G4CW52K8Y
thanks to all the replies the fix was the pass lock 111 module as luck would have it my tech 2 went down on me so i could not comm. with the security system as my snap on scanner does not give this option i did have a p1626 and a u1000 if you tried to clear th...
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G1FP2381M
The customer took the car to the dealer and they told him the TV cable needed adjusting. I doubt that helped but the customer took the car home.
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCHK23114
Hey, thanks guy's, I when about it a bit differently, I put an old lift pump inline at the fuel filter housing and low and behold, all the little leaks showed up. It was leaking from everywhere on the filter housing. Replaced the housing, bleed the air from th...
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2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Accessories VIN: 1GNDT13S45
A couple replies told me that the mileage & program should be on the cluster if you ordered it from a dealer. We got it from a dealer but it had no mileage or program. The SW ordered it. I used the pass thru on the tech 2 and followed the directions on the TIS...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GBJG31U66
Firstly Thanks to all the Great Techs that replied! It did turn out to be a bad connection/terminal at #8 ignition coil connector, As Mark and Fred suggested. Don't know why 1 was misfiring, but fixing coil connector on 8 and problem was solved. Some one said ... Trouble codes: P0300.
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1990 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1C3XU4586N
Well I am going to close this help request. Armed with everyone's advice, I went ahead and replaced the O2 sensor along with the cap, rotor and wires and cleared the codes. Code 37 returned after the road test, but I didn't feel anything to make that note wort... Trouble codes: 37 (PTU part throttle unlock solenoid ckt), 21 (Oxygen sensor not switching).
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2007 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L abs VIN: 2B3LA43H87
RECEIVED 10 REPLIES. EVERY BODY IN THE BALL PARK AS TO FIX ISSUE. DANIEL & GILBERT WERE DEAD ON. TOOK CAR BACK TO SHOP WITH STAR SCAN AFTER SHOP OWNER HAD DONE SOME RESEARCH ON ISSUE & READ RESPONSES TO MY POST. AS DAN & GILBERT STATED FICM/TIPM IS THE GATEWAY...
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1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FTDR15X3P
We checked everything that we could and still no luck. changed the transfer case and it still does the same thing so the customer is going to see if the dealer can find out what is wrong. And if the do he will let us know thatnks to all that replied.
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1995 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No power under load VIN: 1FTEF15N4S
William from Texas was right on the money. Actually most people did say check the wiring and it was definitley part of it. William said "You said the engine was removed, and the code 624 is for electronic control on transmission? It sounds like it may be takin... Trouble codes: 113 (Intake Air Temp Circuit Above Max Voltage), 157 (Mass Air Flow sensor Circuit below minimum voltage), 158 (Mass Air Flow sensor Circuit above maximum voltage), 327 (EGR Valve sensor Circuit below minimum voltage), 624 (Electronic Pressure Control Circuit Failure).
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHF25H4S
Thanks to everyone that took the time to read and reply. I chased the wiring on this thing til I was having dreams about it. It continued to jump in and out of closed loop with the air pump supply hose disconected. The difference was with it hooked up it was a...
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1997 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L heater core VIN: 1FTDX163VK
mornin techs,you guys nailed it.electralisis,bad.you could see where it was eating away at the lower left corner.the tech who did the job is the owner and is still learning.still no excuse i shoulda checked it closer myself.it had temporary bat cables on it th...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L cams VIN: 1FDWF36S4X
truck is fixed, B1 chain was off by one tooth, wasnt able too completely verify without dissasembly but i think the compression and fuel trim was a good enough indicator. Bill from B.C. suggested the first look sensor exhaust probe, unfortunately i dont have t...
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1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Starting VIN: 1FAFP585XX
THANKS TO THE THREE PEOPLE WHO RESPONDED JOE [...] & jon i let the car sit AND THE MODULES WENT TO SLEEP I CHECK BATTERY & I CHARGED IT &I AM GOING TO LET THEM TRY IT THANK AGAIN
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP36342
Thanks for all the responses. They all helped. I ended up checking spark with scope and all cylinders were firing good. Checked MAF and found it operating within normal spec. So I went back to square one and started my visual/hands on inspection. I found the P...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L transmission VIN: 1FAFP55U13
Thanks all for the very helpful replies. Customer chose to trade the vechile in to dealer for a new focus. I will check about the bulletin that ford had on this issue, which one tech noted. thanks again william
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2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRW07603
thanks for the help & info. we found the wiring harness in the left front wheel well had came loose from its clip & was rubbing the front left tire on left hand sharp turns. it has larger than stock aftermarket wheels. it removed insulation from 3 wires, one w...
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2006 Ford Mustang 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVHT80NX6
This car is fixed. We found cats clogged and got them replace under warranty. It ran better but was not fixed. Cats clogged due to running rich. I started to notice that it looked like the transmission was replace at one point. The wiring for the front oxygen ... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure range performance), P0505 (Idle air control system fault), P0106 (Map/bp sensor range performance), P0451 (Evap system pressure sensor performace), P2196 (Afr/ o2 sensor ecess rich signal b1-s1), P2198 (Afr/o2 signal stuck rich b2-s1).
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Starter VIN: 2FAHP71VX8
I would like to thank for the replies I had received. Unfortunately, it wasn't the usual o/d wiring causing the problem. This is the second sheriff crusier this has happened on. I found the problem with the starter drawing too many amps, I replaced the starte...
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1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L tachometer VIN: 1HGEJ125XP
Everyone who responded was most helpful. We had good electrical connections under the hood and a good tach signal at the tach test plug and at the instrument cluster. To those who suggested using a magnet to drag the needle back to its stop: the tach cover slo...
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1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGEJ6671W
We removed throttle body and cleaned off the car. We also removed the throttle cable and sprayed with a penetrating oil. Reassembled the car, test drove and problem did not re-occur. Thank you to every one for the input.
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2002 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D42
After checking wiring from CMP sensor to computor and a thorough check of all grounds, it was decided to replace computor. But customer has declined repair. They said the were going to trade it in. Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance Bank 1).
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1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L NO forward VIN: SAJHY1542K
Gentlemen, I opened up the A clutch pack and discovered that I had too much clearance, How did I miss that ? well I installed another friction and one thin steel checked my clearances which are now about .065 and whalla I have drive now.. Got to stop answe...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L steering VIN: 1J4GW58N2Y
Thanks for all who replied, couldn't have done it without you. After changing the track bar like most of you said to no avail I did some more research and realized it had been raised 2 inches and the tires were very slightly over size. I then took ward´s advic...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Electronic VIN: 1J4GL48KX2
Hi all, Thanks for taking the time to reply. I agree with paying the charge to the Chry's factory web site, however boss didn't think so. After a little more time was spent, looking on the net, and searching, SOME data a little more, gave up on these codes. Pl...
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2006 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73376
I really appreciate everyones input on this vehicle. I was advised to put a fuel tank pressure sensor on the vehicle by a kia tech if the voltage was even slightly out of range. So i had parts order one and never recieved the correct part. The vehicle has b... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire), P0454 (Fuel pressure sensor malfunction).
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2005 Mazda Miata 1.8L tachometer VIN: JM1NB35375
Well this one was a real tough one for me. Only four replies. One suggesting to check grounds and wire harness near tow hook at rear of head. I did check these and found them to be ok. Three other suggestions were to check CKP,CMP, and VSS. These checked ok. I...
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1N4AL11D42
Thanks to everyone for their prompt replies and diagnosis. It seems the overwhelming conclusion is worn cylinders due to a cat implosion and being sucked back into the cylinders upon deceleration. This makes the most sense based on what we see. The owner just ...
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1N4AL11D52
thanks, bobby from verginia, the maf sensor was the culpret. thanks to all others that responded. this vehicle has a problem with tha cat comming apart also and being sucked back into the engine on decel. i don't think i want one.
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2002 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED29Y92
Didnt get much help, but the vehicle is finally fixed. apparently this vehicle timing on driver side is 1/2 tooth off, so we set to advanced, and thats what caused the lean random misfire on just one bank. we reset timing mark to retard 1/2 a tooth and light i... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2008 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L master cylinder VIN: 1N4BL24E88
Thanks for all the help. We installed a used ABS pump/module and bled the system again. Road test and made several abs stops and gave back to customer. So far, it has been 2 weeks, brakes are still good. I believe the ABS pump was returning brake fluid to the ...
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2002 Other Ford 3800 CID Low RPM VIN: 1HVBBABN82
Thanks for all the help with this. Found the Allison 545 was in fact shifting into 4th gear. The last shift is so smooth that I could not tell it was in fact making the last upshift. The other bus has a Allison model 2000 transmission that has an overdrive...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Drive Range VIN: 1G2WP5212W
Upon tear down of transmission, found large bolt from valve body to the driven sprocket support loose. This is where the feed holes are for the 4 clutches. Most likely pressure was bleeding off at this location. Have not reinstalled to verify, but I'm confiden...
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2002 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2HX54K62
Thank you to everyone that replied. This is such a great resource. Most all replies were right on the money. I unplugged the MAF sensor this morning and car ran great. I hooked up the scope to the MAF to verify problem. Replaced it with a new one and car runs ... Trouble codes: P0131 (p1131-), P1131 (testing and results).
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L No Start VIN: 22G2WP5524
Thanks to all that replied. Thomas from Pa. got me back on track. I was worrying about serial data when I should have gone for the ck eng. light. Went back to the basics and found that i must have missed the bat power to the pcm. Had power at the fuse box but ...
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1977 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.0L Surge VIN: 9117610392
I have replaced the injectors and the o-rings as well. The injectors coming out were spraying in streams or non conical patterns. I also replaced the fuel filter. I found small amounts of metal flake that had been trapped from the previously failed fuel pump. ...
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2004 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, No Power VIN: 5TBDT44164
This vehicle is fixed! The ECM was bad. The IGF signals are sent on two different lines to the ECM; 1, 4, 6, 7 on one line; 2, 3, 5, 8 on the other. The codes that set indicated no IGF signal was being received by the ECM for cylinders 1, 4, 6, 7; but the IGT ... 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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