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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAULC68E83
my customer came in with an engine light on, she had no complaint of drivability. I performed a scan tool test and found 17705 Throttle Valve, and 17544 Fuel Trim Bank 1. I reset the engine light and wanted to monitor what came back. Two days later engine ligh... Trouble codes: 17705 (Throttle Valve), 17544 (Fuel Trim Bank 1), 16684 (Cylinder Missfire), 16688 (Cylinder 4 Missfire), 16687 (Cylinder 3 Missire), 16686 (Cylinder 2 Missfire)
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63443
Good afternoon BMW techs everywhere.I have this big 745li that had codes for both valvetronic motors.After further diagnostics i see that I have no power at the 40 amp fuse on the integrated supply module(ivm)so I continue to check and the valvetronic control ...
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2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L Smoking VIN: WBAGN3404D
Greetings Group, This 745 came in with a complaint of severe white smoke out the exhaust. The BMW dealer had installed the updated right valve cover and separator plumbing about a month prior. Car was fine for 3 weeks, then problem resurfaced. I test drove th...
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1999 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CW52K7X
please help evap problems, had code po442 and repaired bad wire and canister vent solenoid (also noticed fuel in canister when unhooked lines to check for contamination)see repair history. has anyone seen the fuel in canister and whats it mean (fuel in caniste... Trouble codes: P0442, P0440
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1977 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Custom Deluxe 5.7L Cuts out, Power loss VIN: CKL187F116
OK guys, this is my baby and I am dumbfounded. I first must admit I am not that knowledgeable when it comes to carburetors, so I followed Edelbrockís tuning procedures, and it ran fine until a few weeks ago. Accelerating around a corner, I got a cloud of trans...
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1991 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Speedometer VIN: 1GCCS19Z3M
Hello fellow techs, have this s-10 pickup with no speedometer workee. Mileage is correct. Little lady driving to church and grocery store once a week. We replaced the speed sensor in tranny for grins with no effect. What's weird is when we hook up scanner and ...
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1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L wiper motor VIN: 1GNDU06L0R
Lumina apv came in with wiper inop. Installed new motor and module. Wipers now work. But, whenever the key is on or the engine is running the wipers operate in slow delay with the switch in the off position.
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19KXS
Hey guys I had replaced the intake gasket in this truck and now I don't have injector pulse. Spark is good and if I hook my test light to positive and touch the purple/white wire at the module the pcm will fire the injectors. I have tried 2 new distributors an...
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2000 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBFG15W6Y
hello fellow technicians. truck came in for misfire. found 4 codes listed. also i dont understand why i have a a.i.r code, this truck has no a.i.r system. atleast no relay, fuse or pump. well anyways wires were arcing and plugs were .030 worn over gap. replace... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0174, P0410, P0420
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS13W91
Vehicle shows hard misfire. Came in with code p0304, clear code and goes to p0300. Computer scan data shows hard misfire cylinder #4. Vehicle exhibits no symptoms and is hitting on all cylinders. MIL is flashing. Code is false, no misfire is occuring. What c... Trouble codes: P0304, P0300
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2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L hard starting VIN: 1GNDT13W42
Could use a little verification of what I think is an ecm problem. Blazer has extended cranking problem, pretty much every time. We replaced fuel pump [gauge not working] but that didn't fix the starting problem. If we hook up modis, and command fuel pump on, ...
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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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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GBJC34U72
I have a truck with dual fuel tanks and Mitchell says that when the front fuel tank drops below a predetermined value the rear tank will pump into the front tank, but the front tank keeps running dry with the rear tank staying full. I replaced both fuel pumps ...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.0L clutch leaking VIN: 1G1AP14P55
came from body shop, body shop had another shop put clutch in the vehicle, replaced clutch master cyl & clutch slave cyl. Slave cyl is leaking we replaced the slave cyl and bled the system, has good strong pedal. then it goes away and leaks fluid this makes 3...
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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L struts VIN: 1G1AL52F25
makes noise when turning not moveing can feel spring moving
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2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 2G1WT58K26
customer brought this vehicle in shop stating that they are loosing antifreeze.I have pressure tested the cooling system to no avail,can't find any leak.spoke with customer they said they had just been adding water to system,I verified by checking freeze point...
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2006 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG25V46
can misfire cause low manifold vacuum and a bad tps reading if vehicle is die's?/stalls. i have flashed latest calibration. clean injectors and have no misfires on misfire graphic. fuel trims are good..thanks for any help in advance Trouble codes: P0106, P0122, P0300
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.8L Mechanical VIN: 2GCEK13V57
Our customer has owned this truck since 07 when it had 15000 miles on it. We did pads & shoes with resurface at 39,000 miles. We did front pads & rotors at 63,000 miles. Came in at 68,000 miles with pads down to nothing again as well as the shoes. We did pads,...
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2007 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L Dashboard VIN: 1G12S58F57
When driving, the dashboard will have all the gauges drop to zero, the security light then kicks on, the maintenance light also kicks on. The radio says "Power Steering" on it and the odometer reads "error". Also the shift indicator scrolls through the gears. ...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H3T
Hello there. I am working on this sebring that has an engine light on. The code is p1391 - intermitant loss of cmp signal. I checked the ckp sensor and the cmp sensor at each connector, and at the ecm. Supply voltages are constant and signals never cut or drop... Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermitant loss of cmp signal)
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2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Park And Nuetral VIN: 1C4GP64L1Y
HI THIS ONE IS DRIVING US BONKKERS,the shift indicator when in park or nueltral will lite up all gears and trans goes into limp, only when engine is running. trans shifts fine and is showing no codes. We tried and position switch and a TCM and had it progtramm...
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L Leak at Injectors VIN: 1C4CP45R04
hello fellow techs... good morning ... this vehicle showed up on a hook over the weekend... according to the owner - a fuel line popped off just above the passneger wheel in the engine compartment... he reattached the line and it was fine for a few hours -- th... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP System)
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2007 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L engine VIN: 2A4GP44R47
This vehicle has seen regular oil services but is consuming oil at a qt every 300 miles. it sees short trips and not much use. After idle it smokes on acelleration Any ideas???
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1994 Dodge B150 5.2L Stall VIN: 2B6HB21Y4R
What I have is this dodge van with a stall at idle, common problem after a battery change, but not this time, we figured it just needed a idle relearn and throttle plates cleaned, but after we did that still had stall. Scanned computer, no codes. But data is v...
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Lighting VIN: 1B4GP54L8V
i have a caravan that when the key is shut off.the lights sometimes,most times come on.i can cycle the key and they will go out for a little bit.then they will just come on when they want.the relays are grounded with the key in the off position.no parking ligh...
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Transfer Case VIN: 3B7MF33612
Hello Dodge techs and anyone else with 4x4 experience, after disassembly, we found only one smoking gun, the embossed bushings on the range fork were gone and this allowed metal to metal contact on the sliding hub. this actually cut the sliding hub in two. Thi...
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1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L abs VIN: 1FTEX14N7P
this ford truck has been a real pain. 1st, came in with a wasted tranny. the driver (company truck) stated it was shifting all over the place but it seemed better if the o/d off was activated before the failure. we o/hed the trans and replaced the radiator. ...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX0727W
Getting butt kick by this thing. Has misfire on #5 while under load. Spark is good. i even tried a new coil, new wires, and new plugs just for good measure. I have removed the plenum and checked the egr ports. All were good. I swapped #4 and #5 injectors with ... Trouble codes: P0305
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1998 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Rear axles VIN: 1FTCR10U4V
Loud clunk when applying emergency brake at any speed. Raised vehicle and found rear axle end play at .140 on both axles. Brakes, backing plates, etc - all acceptable. Removed diff cover and oil was black, no metal debris found. Axle thrust ends at cross shaft...
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2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTYR10U21
After reman engine installed, vehicle has a poor idle and slight surge under acceleration. CMP has been triple checked, and CMP and Crank postion sensor have been scoped, with nothing out of the ordinary found. The injector PW is between 5.5 and 7.5ms at idle,...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Fluid level, operation VIN: 1FAFP53U41
The car will not move due to low fluid level. We tried to correct fluid level, and fluid blows back out of dipstick tube. This blow-back has occured three times. We did not find a cause of a major transmssion fluid loss upon first inspection. The transmissio...
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2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP36312
The car came in with a complaint of vibration at idle. The vibration was confirmed and the engine mounts were inspected. There was also a TSB from the factory indicating that the symptom had been recognized by the factory and the rear mount under the transmiss...
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, No Acceleration VIN: 1FTSX31P74
Truck will not accelerate most times,also no start every time after shutoff when condition occurs,will idle all day,has never stalled.All scanner readings ok (including app voltage) ok except engine load % reads 99.6%.Starts & accelerates normal if load % read... Trouble codes: P0299 (T/C Underboost), P2614, P2617
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2008 Ford F-750 7.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FRWF75T78
i have three trucks all the same. Maybe someone out there has come across this same problem. All 2008 ford f-750 sequential vins and the same cat c7 engines. All the are just out of warranty and have been at the dealer more than they have been on the road. The... Trouble codes: 3100, 57
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2000 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTGK29F3Y
This car is stalled at an idle for me, customer complaint was stall on accelleration. Both times started right up agian. I got a freeze frame of the stall. Cam ref missed spikes to 2 and ckp spikes to 2. There are multiply cam and ckp ref missed through out bu...
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1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: 1HGCG2254X
Vehicle serviced with belt/water pump/seals 2 years ago, car towed in with poor performance condition last week, traced to rear cam off 3 teeth. Disassembled, cam gears inspected for broken keyways, idlers water pump and components in good condition, inspected...
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1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L No Start VIN: JNRARO5Y2X
Vehicle towed in no start, customer states vehicle was running fine shut it off to go into store. Came back out started vehicle and it started then died. Will not restart. Fuel pressure tested good at 53psi not running, got fuel, spark and compression and all ...
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L turbine rev sensors VIN: JNKCV51E83
Iíve got a 2003 G35 sedan with a Jatco 90X66 automatic. It sets code P1716 every road test and then bang shifts into 4th gear. Iíve performed the TSB for connector inspection/repair and replaced the TCM As per the TSB. The next step, according to the TSB is to...
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2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L controls VIN: JNKCV51F35
thanks in advance for any help on this.car was brought in after glass replacement.customer stated that a small hole was punched through windshield in a rainstorm,and the dash did get wet.car was brought in w/hvac stuck on a/c,all radio controls dead,radio inop...
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1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L temp VIN: KNDJA7232W
this car runs hot at idle, steady rise in temp.cools off going down the road. appears to have good flow [air and coolant]thrue rad.Fanclutch just don't seem to engage when hot-shut off engine and fan free spins.put shop fan in front of car and temp will go dow...
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L Mechanical VIN: SALSF25466
car has rattle noise in front of engine on first startup lasts 2 seconds then goes away replaced main timing chain tennsioners no change has any body seen a problem with vvt acuator ford style i nave only seen noise when hot
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1991 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1YVGD22B6M
i have this 626 came in once befor for no start car started here so we didnt do any thing car came back the same night naw is a no start all the time no injector palse or spark replaced distributer still nothing ignitor ohms out at .847 in the new one but is o...
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1996 Mazda MPV DX 3.0L No Start VIN: JMBLVS2289
Ok guys I've been pulling my hair out and smoking way to many cigarettes today. My buddy's van snapped a timing belt a few days ago. So we towed to the shop to replace the belt and W/pump. Should have been a no brainier,it's a SOC. Install belt, seals ect... H... Trouble codes: P1250
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBHA24G3X
Hello guys. I'm posting this on behalf of another tech in our shop. It appears the service advisor has a friend of hers' Mercedes that won't idle. As soon as the engine starts, it struggles and then dies, like a faulty IAC valve not doing its job. Just wonderi... Trouble codes: P0105 (p0410-), P0410 (p0100-), P0100
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Drive-axles VIN: JA4MW31RX1
Complaint on this Montero is a grinding noise intermittently at low speed like it is trying to go into 4WD. We are not getting the noise symptoms but did find that when putting the transfer case into 4WD the front differential would not engage. If we remove th...
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1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN8AR07Y7X
I have what a head scratcher, it came in running only barely. runs good cold, once hot it surges and misfires and has no throttle. When i originally pulled codes found a crank sensor code, so i change sensor. Still runs same way. Im leaning towards possible di...
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2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada LE 5.6L brake booster VIN: 5N1AA08A34
hello, all. i need to replace the brake booster on a 2004 armada and i can't find a labor time for it. can anyone est. that for me? also is there anything out of the ordinary that i may need to know before starting this? thank you in advance. mark
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1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52K7S
I have posted 3 waveform patterns under waveforms. Cant get them on this post. What am I missing. I originally felt the pcm was at fault. After 1 acdelco pcm would not even start the car we go #2 acdelco pcm which would flag a p0341 and p0342. Well I still fau... Trouble codes: P0342 (Cam Sensor Circuit)
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2001 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GHDT13W21
First off, thank you for your time to help us out! We got this Bravada in with an intermittent starting issue. I jumped in it, and it started right up. I waited 15 minutes, and tried to start it, and it wouldn't start. To explain what I mean by "no starting...
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2000 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L Wipers VIN: 2G2FV22G6Y
When is dry outside and wipers are not turned on, they do not come on by themselves, since I am leaning toward the circuit board I wanted that out of the way, when is raining and turn wipers on to intermittent will wipe ok for a bit and then will go to low spe...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G2NW5ZES2
idles forever @ computer temp reading 200 degrees, then not everytime so sometimes crack throttle to 1500rpm and that makes computer temp rise between 204 - 208 and then it bubbles and pushes the coolant tank out. temp @ thermostat 180, @ water pump 180, @ top...
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1974 Porsche 914 1.8L No Start VIN: 4742908376
Thank you in advance for help on this old Porsche. I have a no start when the vehicle sits from one hour to 2 weeks. I have verified and what is happening is I am getting no fuel pump power when in the " Cranking " position. If the pump is jump or the Air Flow...
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1991 Rolls Royce Silver Spirit 6.7L Both power seats inop. VIN: SCAZS02D2M
One of those "I wished I never touched it" cars.. Customer stated that the right power seat had been inoperative in all but the up/ down motion but now the power side mirrors and drivers seat do not work at all. There is nothing loose in the center console and...
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2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BH89681
This is a tough one, this subaru came in with the customer complaining of a hesitation when traveling up hill, shifting issue, and possible loss of power. Check engine light was on, trouble codes p0105 and p1102 were present but our modis snap on scanner did n... Trouble codes: P0105 (Absolute pressure sensor circuit malfunction), P1102
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2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L Valve Train VIN: JTDDY32TXY
Thanks in advance for your help on this one, I really appreciate it. I got this car after my customer decided to rebuild the engine himself to save money. He took the block to one machine shop for a full rebuild and the had to another machine shop for a comple...
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2002 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L noise VIN: JTDBF30K72
we havent done anything to the trans in the past, it has a whining noise comming out of LH side of vehicle and if you rev the engine up to 1300 it is a stedy whine consetrated mostly at the lower bell housing area, just want to know if any one has had this pro...
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2000 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on, secondary air system VIN: WV3AH4706Y
To all; I have a p0411 that returns every second startup from cold. Somes sets in pendind other times turns the light on. The pump, check valve and vacuum solenoid seem to work and there are no air leaks between the pump and check valve, and no vacuum leaks. M... Trouble codes: P0411
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEK93C16
Hi Fellows, This Passat came to us after several shop can not fix it or won't be able to give them an accurate repair estimate. The initial complaint was CEL is on and failed emission test. Including the VW dealer can not give the customer exactly what's wrong... Trouble codes: P2187 (System too lean at idle-Bank 1), P2279 (Leak in intake system)
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L rear calipers VIN: WVWLK93C27
Hello al VW techs. I have this vehicle that came in. the parking brake light stays on and I believe it flashes. There are two hard codes present and will not clear. the codes are 02433 and 02432. these are codes for left and right rear caliper supply voltage. ...
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2008 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Parking Brake VIN: WVWAK73C98
Replacing rear pads and rotors on this '08 Passat. Bought the Mac scan tool that is supposed to retract the pistons on the rear calipers. Never used the tool until today, followed directions to the tee. Heard the calipers retracting then pistons ins calipers p...
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2003 BMW 330i 3.0L Trunk VIN: WBAEV53473
When this car was under warantee, the dealer told my wife she needed a new latch. So like a knuckel-head I bought the $85 latch before I checked it out. Yes indeed it was about 5 broken wires, kind of weird that they all broke at the same time though. Anyway t...
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2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L Starting VIN: 1GYED63A64
Thanks to all who responded,after spending many hours of diag we replaced the battery and the problem was solved. Thank you IATN
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1985 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Iroc-Z 5.0L engine VIN: 7776565625
was running very lean. was losing fuel pressure. weird but that was the cause. thanks for all the replies
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Transfercase ? VIN: 2GCEK19KS1
Hey guys Thanks, Of course your own truck is the last one to be fixed.I had time Friday to look at it.I spent 25 yrs in the tire business, chasing vibrations isn't new to me. But this one is different.I have ruled out the U joints and rear end(I didn't think o...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L ABS System VIN: 2GCEK19R3W
Numerous replies that suggested that the ABS sensors need to be looked at and that rust had driven them away from the reluctors. Right On The Money!!! I removed the sensors and cleaned under the mounting surface, the reluctor wheels themselves were clean but t...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GCHG39FOX
Well, thanks again for all the useful information. Most of you led me to the waste gate system. It made sense after learning how the system works. After my update, Monty told me how to check the vacuum using the gauge and scan tool. I drove it again and I cou...
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1999 Chevrolet Astro LT 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W3X
Sorry for the late post. I finally got it to act up on a long grade at 50-55 mph. Could duplicate misfire every time. Is not losing spark, fuel psi is steady at 60. Did an injector balance test, all dropped 10 psi, passed. Did a compression test on the rh bank... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire).
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L front end VIN: 2GCEC19T8Y
custemer had to take the truck most said to lube ball joints if they can not be lubed NAPA AUTO PARTS SELLS A KIT. cust. never returned.i will update if he does return.
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2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start, Hesitation VIN: 1GCHG39R11
faulty oil pressure sending unit, replacing fixed it.
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT19WX1
Thanks to all who responded to my cry for help! I am sorry to say I cannot close this with a fix because shortly after I requsted help the vehicle was picked up by the customer "for the weekend" and I was going to get another chance to fix it on monday. Well ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire).
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L change out VIN: 1GCEK14T21
so far trans fer case is installed wired the purple yellow wire so speed sensor works with the speedo. another 2 weeks before all fabrication is done, will update any new findings. once again thanks to all that replied
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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNFK16243
so the long and short of it is that you just can't get a good used transfer case. so we went ahead and talked him into a remanufacured one from gm. the noise is gone and it works. im sure the noise we were hearing was the pump like alot of you suggested but co...
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1990 Dodge D150 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7GE16Y7L
Well good old Treasure Valley is real bleak on finding any capacitors of the right reading. So I went back to my set up and instead of using my spark checker with the screw adjuster I used my spark light. I then tried to generate a spark by touching grd and th...
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1994 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Egr VIN: 1B7GL23XOR
thanks to all the people that responded. this truck was finally fixed. after checking all power and grounds, as well as dist alignment, we sent it out for a cat. even though the cat was not that old. and h/c and c/o levels were ok. nox went down, and it passed...
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1B4HS38N62
thanks everyone for their input. after unpluging all modules to isolate the problem communication module, i was left with the pcm. luckily i had a 2000 durango at the shop and i swapped its pcm. the truck started and all the gauges on the dash started respondi... Trouble codes: 920, 921, 999.
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Hemi Sport 5.7L No Shift VIN: 1D7HU18D75
finally got new torque converter. installed and that done the gob. thanks fellow techs for your support.
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1998 Ford F-150 4.6L 4wd VIN: 1FTZ18W4WN
WELL I GUESS I'M NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO REPAIR THIS 4WD MOTOR. SOMEONE OUT THERE HAS TO SELL THE PARTS OR A-1 WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO REBUILD THEM. IF SOMEONE SEE'S THIS POST IN THE FUTURE AND KNOWS WHERE TO GET THE PARTS PLEASE LET ME KNOW. THANKS TO ALL THE REP...
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1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP13P0X
THANKS GUYS FOR ALL THE HELP AND REPLIES I THINK WE HAVE NARROWED THR PROBLEM DOWN TO A FLEXPLATE BUT CUSTOMER DOES NOT WANT TO GO ANY FARTHER WITH DAIG. OR REPAIR THANKS AGAIN
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2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP36P1Y
I DID NOT FIX THE PROBLEM, DID NOT GOT ENOUGH RESPONSE. ONE FELLOW DIRECT ME TO 12.9 VOLT. WE CHANGE THE ALTERNATOR AND VOLTAGE WAS GOOD. 14.3V. BUT STILL START STALLING. FIRST THING HAPPEN RPM GOES UP 4000. AND TRANSMISSION DOES NOT SHIFT NEXT GEAR. AFTER C...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L cam follower VIN: 1FTSW31S34
Thanks to everybody for your inputs. It turned out that the valve guide for #4 intake valve was broke so that what caused the sticking condition. We had to remove the head and get it machined. Thanks again IATN is a great tool.
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L transmission VIN: 1FAFP53255
Well well i think is fixed.I removed the computer & found some moisture in the connector.None inside the computer.I dryed the moisture started it & drove it for about 30 mins.No problems.Customer drove it for another 40 miles & no problems. Thank you everybod...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDXF46P46
Thanks for the replies, we figured it out over the weekend, the first reply hit the nail on the head with the copper washers on the bottom of the injectors. I have never replaced these in the past and for some reason they decided that they had to be replaced ...
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2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L all gears VIN: 1HGCM66544
thank you guys for your help.we rebuilt that tranmission .and that took care the problem.
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L no communication VIN: SAJEA51C74
Problem solved. We checked the resistance of the CAN lines(battery disconnected) and had 60 ohms. Also check both lines seperately and the were okay(no shorts). ECM and ABS had communication. So did Climate Control and Instrument Cluster.TCM was dead and it pr...
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY1244Y
Sorry about the delay, but crank sensor did fix truck. Thanks for replies. Trouble codes: P0705.
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2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L Unknown VIN: JT6HT00WXY
We were able to get codes from another shop's scanner, seems the yaw rate sensor was one code, the ride height pump, another. Customer refused to spend anymore money...
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2001 Mazda Miata SE 1.8L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JMINB35361
Thanks for the advise but could not find problem. People mentioned coil pack which was a problem on older models but this car has coil on plug so no dice there.Let this one go for now. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder missfire).
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1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L tachometer & compass/thermometer VIN: JA4MR41H2S
Re. the gauge illumination, I received one reply that I have not been able to employ to further my diagnosis as the vehicle has not been returned to the shop since the help request was opened. The owner does not consider the problem serious enough to bring the...
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1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK34YXS
Thanks for all the help. I started from basics and started to ckeck the timing marks and found that #1 piston wasn't moving. Either crank broke or rod broke. Customer doesn't want to fix. But it was nice to finally find out the problem. Again thanks for all t...
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Electronic VIN: 3N1CB51D51
I HAVE NOT GET ANY USE-FULL INFORMATION ON THAT CAR. THIS CAR DOES NOT HAVE TCM. CUSTOMER ALREADY CHANGE THE PCM, NO DIFFERENCE. SO I SENT HIM TO DEALER. NO RESPONCE FROM THE CUSTOMER.
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1992 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Stall, stall in gear VIN: 1GHDT13W7N
Thanks for your input. Ok so turns out I was loosing signal from pick-up coil at low rpm pick-up coil was new twice so the magnet on the dist shaft is bad, replaced distributor assembly for fix.
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2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette GLS 3.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GHDX03EX2
I just went through esophageal cancer surgery and won't be back to work for two months or more. Cleaning and unplugging the maf made no difference. The backpressure readings were on a throttle snap, not at idle. Dropping the exhaust doesn't help. The ect range...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L Mil VIN: YS3EB49EX3
This one is still in the shop, waiting for the valve body to come back from the transmission shop. Justin told me that the problem is caused by debris in the trans, and it is an interesting science project to clean it out. He said that they never replace a ...
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2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Stall VIN: 4S3BH686Y6
At this point I haven't been able to duplicate the shutdown. A lot of good suggestions I just couldn't prove any. Customer was going to take it and see what happens. I will update later if I have info. Thanks to all.
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1987 Toyota Pickup SR5 Turbo 2.4L No Start VIN: JT4RN67G6H
Thanks for the help guys, we got the info we needed. Turns out there are a few wiring differences between JDM and the Aussie versions. Truck runs great, this engine is quite a beast.
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1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JT3VN39W4M
Thank you all again for the help on this. After all of the work we already did, I removed the upper intake plenum and inspected injector wiring and injectors. Sent injectors out to get rebuilt, put it all back together and problem was still there, but was be...
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JT3VN39W7N
Thanks to everyone who replied. The problem ended up being a shorted injector wire the had previously ben poorly repaired. The same wire was also rubbed through inside the loom. I also found that the wire harness was routed incorrectly when the engine had b...
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1975 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1552012280
RAN SMOKE MACHINE ON VW HAD 3 LEAKS REPAIRED AND RAN FINE. THANKS TO ALL WHO SENT ME ADVICE YOU ALL ARE A REAL BLESSING
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L turbo VIN: WBAAC741F0
The turbo was missing a few brackets and the line itself had one bracket. No way to really tell except time if these will help. Thanks everone who replied
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Hard Engaugement VIN: 3VWSE69M52
Hi sorry this took so long. Needed ok to tear down. we found that the K clutch exploded. So replaced clutch ass. and rebuilt the rest of the trans. and all is good. Thanks again
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