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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Ignition Switch Tumbler VIN: WAULC68E03
Looking for some help from the audi guru's this a4 had a tumbler that would not allow the key to go all the way in. Audi knew exactly what we needed, sent the tumbler setup. The question i have is all of the directions for r+r requires the ignition to be turne...
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2003 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Valves VIN: WAUVC68E13
Greetings everyone. This vehicle actually belongs to a good friend and previous service advisor. The vehicle arrived with misfires in cylinders 3&4, and the customer is suggesting coils. Fault codes p0300, l0301, p0302, p0303, and p0304 stored, dead misses in ...
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro Cabriolet 3.0L Radio VIN: WAUDT48H35
Customer comes in with no radio reception. We scan it & find an open or short to ground code for the antenna. Took a while to find the antenna but it's under the plastic trunk lid with the Sat Nav stuff & who knows what else. Touching a test light to the cen...
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2004 BMW 325i 2.5L Hard to refuel VIN: WBAAZ33474
Has anybody seen this befor,owner states he can not refuel tank but maybe one gallon at a time,I did try to put fuel in vehicle and confirmed complaint,this vehicle is a SULEV equipped.Thanks
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1996 Buick Regal Olympic Gold Edition 3.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2G4WB52K3T
vehicle was brought into the shop for lack of power and somtimes would not start. ran basic checks and found had low fuel pressure and when volume was checked, engine died. had to cycle the key about 6 times to get pressure to build up. removed fuel tank and r...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L Differential VIN: 3G5DB03EX2
Vehicle came in with broken rear springs & noise in rear diff. replaced springs & changed fluid in diff w/ gm versatrac fluid per bul . vehicle didnt feel right on test drive (feels like stuck in awd ),after 5 miles awd disabled message came up & the ride was ...
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1984 Cadillac Fleetwood 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G6AW6989E
Vehicle came to the shop with an intermittent stall or no start we check the vehicle and we couldn't verefy the complaint. Untill we left the vehicle out in the sun on a hot day. It was when we notice no spartk and no injector pulse, and sometimes spark ok and...
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L TCM Internal Error VIN: W06VR52RV4
I have tested the power and ground circuit's using a halogen headlamp as a load. If I erase both codes P1625 returns immediately without cycling the key. There is no voltage output on circuit PF754 Power relay output pin 54.The trans shop took the car back and...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DM57N73
Customer brought car in with check engine light on. I scanned vehicle found codes: p0160 low 02 sensor activity b2s2 and p0161 heater circuit b2s2 problem. I observed freeze frame data. All looked normal. I cleared codes and test drove vehicle. codes came back... Trouble codes: P0161 (Oxygen sensor heater circuit b2s2 fault), P0160 (Low oxygen sensor activity b2s2)
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2005 Cadillac STS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6YV34A45
I replaced the fuel pump on this car about a month ago. When the car came in the fuel gauge read 3/8 of a tank and the fuel pump was not running. I dropped the tank and found that the bucket had broken off of the bottom of the fuel pump hanger and was laying o...
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1989 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1G1JC5115J
Hey techs! Hope you can help me with this headache. 89 Cavalier suddenly died and would restart but only run for 2 seconds and die again. Over and over. Has new fuel pump, relay, Crank sensor, Ignition control module, oil pressure sender, tried a different ECU...
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1991 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.0L Stall VIN: 1G1BN53E3M
Hi guys, I am a tech at a Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep dealer & am working on a Chevrolet for a friend of mine. It very intermittently dies at idle when put in gear, mostly when put in reverse but has died once for me when put in drive. I set the minimum idle speed b...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Ignition VIN: 1GNDT13SX2
Fellow techs, This Trailblazer came in on the flatbed yesterday. The customer said she went to start it and all the lights came on, but the starter wouldn't run. After not starting, she was unable to turn the key to the off position to remove it. This was to ...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L engine VIN: 2G1WF52E83
Car will not crank over or start. Will not communicate with bcm.Would like to know if shift interlock will cause a no crank situation or bad bcm will cause it. Only code available is U1000.
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZT628X4
I checked the exhuast for leaks and the muffler does have a leak at the seam. And I don't understand the map pids reading only 10 hg. when my vac gauge tells me theres a normal 17hg. I'm sorta befuddled has any body come across this problem befor? Looking for ... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insufficiant flow)
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2004 Chevrolet Colorado LS 3.5L Brakes VIN: 1GCDS13684
Customer brought in truck after he replaced pads+rotors+calipers because of wearing them away grinding.said he ran master dry,after, re-assembling he bled for hours and could not get a good pedal.we checked for leaks, vaccum bled, pressure bled, manual bled, c...
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2006 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC13Z56
Engine stalled after accelerating, Has PCM failure code, installed another computer and programmed it and all was good till we tried to drive it, Pressed the gas it started to rev up and reduced power came up on dash and engine stalled, Same P0606 internal fai... Trouble codes: P0606
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT 6.6L Pto Shift VIN: 1GBJK34607
Thanks techs!unit will not engage pto,had done the gm relearn/idle up([...])18step,and reflash, then did learn the idle up,, then lost pto engagement,contacted gm tech service(it's a gmupfitter unit.aftermarket but still gm ) and gmupfitters did'n...
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2000 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L No Start VIN: 859852020V
Im aware this is probably a moot question. Its the dreaded 2.5 distributor. Question is. All bolts removed per alldata. Yet distributor WILL NOT MOVE. Any and all assistance would help. Has reman dist in it now (cust just purchased) and i DID NOT do that repa... Trouble codes: P1490
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L OBD monitors VIN: 3C8FY78G73
I can not get the OBD monitors to run. This vehicle only has 3 monitors that are not continuous, Cat, EVAP, and O2. I was able to get the O2 monitor set pretty quick, but can not set Cat or EVAP. I have run the EVAP monitor test with the Solus and it has passe...
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2000 Daewoo Leganza SE 2.2L flasher unit VIN: KLAVA6922Y
Does anyone know where the flasher or "blinker" unit is locater on this car. Been lookin for over an hour under the dash on both sides, cant seem to locate it. Mitchell is no help--very limited info. TIA, Eddie
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L tracking VIN: D7H418D64J
I teach mechanics at a high school so I do not have the day to day exposure that most of you have. however I was in the trade for over twenty years before teching. The vehicle came to me with a complaint of pulling to the right. A test drive confirmed the pull...
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2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1B3EL46X65
This 2.4 DOHC makes valve trian type rattle at idle and off idle. I dropped the pan and found the chain very loose. Thought for sure I found the problem. I tightened the guide?tensioner with little if any change. I had new ballance shafts and gears here so I t...
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2007 Dodge Charger SE 2.7L starter VIN: 2B3KA43R67
we have just recently got this car from the dealership across the street from our shop it came in for a no start we replaced the starter and all seemed to be ok, 2 days later the car comes back saying it starts occasionally traced the wires from the ignition s...
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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L abs module VIN: 1D8HN54P68
This vehicle has an abs code C2200. Possibly a bad abs module. Several warning lights come on-esp,bas,red brake &traction control. Stop & cut the key off, the lights do not come on until about 10-12 mph. I seem to be getting good data from the abs system... = ...
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1992 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 7.5L Only Moves In 1 Or 2 Colume Postion And No Od VIN: 1FDKE03G1N
I cant find spec for ecp solenoid believe this may be problem wont move in drive but when shifted into 1 or 2 manualy will move and shift also fluid is burnt shift solenoids test 19.4 ohms and ecp solenoid is 4.4 ohms
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1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, no communications VIN: 1FALP4046R
From used car lot locally. Lot owner drove car for a couple of days when it quit, no start after a drive. Hasn't started since. No spark, no injector pulse, no communications. Circuit 107 purple wire to dlc is dead at dlc and computer. We believe we should hav...
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1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTJW36F9V
I'll try to not confuse you more then we already are but, this truck came in last week running on six cylinders, my technician found the wire harness melted at the drivers valve cover gasket at the rear of the cover. We replaced the connector, the valve cover ... Trouble codes: P1280 (Intergrated control panel circuit low range)
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2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L evaporator VIN: 1FTRX18L0Y
Vehicle came in with complaint of inadequate heat output. Flushed system, changed thermostat and coolant, and heat output increased but still low. Water going into the evaporator is approx 142 and coming out at approx 130. We suspect insufficient flow through ...
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSW31F83
I have a customer that has this f350 and was asking about better fuel economy and i am faily new at diesils and hoped you guys could help. He is getting 15-17 mpg and when the truck idles for about 10min it start smoking like loading up and the exhaust will br...
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2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P35
Need help programming new Ficm if someone could please post procedure would be great i have ids just never done a ficm yet any help would be appreciated
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2005 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTYR10D55
I am looking for some input on this trans problem, it is very strange. The trans was rebuilt 25,000 miles ago and all was fine until now. The truck will drive and shift fine, sometimes while you are sitting at a light and go to accel it will not move, if you s...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21P95
Hi guys we have this truck that is driving me nuts. We took it in due to the slow times and found the headgaskets and egr cooler blown, replaced both and started truck was runing fine, idle was up and down alittle I blamed it on air in the fuel system purging ...
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2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2HKFL18993
Thanks in advance for any help in this area. The problem we are having feels like a tire balance issue. It occurs between 100 and 120 km/h. Just like a tire balance problem would feel. Shake in steering wheel etc. The issue is, it is not consistent. It will ha...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Ign. Ssyten VIN: KM8SC13D53
Cust. Brought In Car States Car Won't Turn Off When Key Is Removed. Replaced Ign. Switch And Disconnected Alt. From System Voltage Drops To About 8 Volts And Idle To 400 RPM,Turn Key To Run Poss. Car Idle Comes Back Up To 750 RPM And Runs Great. No Aftermarket...
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2005 Hyundai Tucson LX 2.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: KM8JN12D95
does anyone know where the Evaporative Canister filter is on this Hundai? My loacal dealer does not know and said they have never replaced one. Alldata does not say where it is onle .3 to relpace. Richard@ JB Import
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, VIN: 1J4FX78S5T
Hi everyone, I think my related repair history says the story. This is my jeep thats whay its beeen going on so long.I work on it when I get a chance. Now is my chance so any help would be appreciated. when I do the no start test on alldata it tells me the pc...
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2001 Kia Sephia 1.8L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12191
After timing belt replacement and tune-up, cust. says engine surges and loses power at times. Mostly during 55 mph steady cruise, and at times under accel. I was able to duplicate this condition one time. When it did happen, O2 volts were very low (lean), fue... Trouble codes: P0102 (Maf low), P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304
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2001 Kia Magentis 2.4L Belt Squeel VIN: KNAGD126X1
Thanks in advance for any help reguarding this problem. It sounds like a simple one but it really isn't. This car has a belt squeel, from the alternator belt, primarily when it is cold, just until it warms up. The alternator had been replaced a few months ago ...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L oil leak VIN: SALTY16403
Quick lube changed oil on this Land rover. They overfilled it by 3 quarts and sent it out. Customer was driving down the highway and it blew oil all over the underside of the right side. Brought in here. We drained 3 quarts of oil out. Cleaned engine off and n...
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2007 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited 4.6L Blend doors VIN: 1LNHM84W37
Vehicle came in as a cold on drivers side and heat only on the passengers side. Pretty easy, right? Change the blend door and every thing is fine. Not so easy. We check to make sure every thing works ok and of course it does not. Try and change the temp or the...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGCB65E46
Alright guys... Looking for some traction on this one. Car came in with a dead misfire and a handful of codes. Found the tumble doors inside the intake self-destructed, pretty spectacular. Replaced intake assembly, new plugs, cleared codes. came back with the ... Trouble codes: P2189, P0745, P0749, P2091, P2095
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2007 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L wipers VIN: 2MEFM75V77
Would like some direction to go with this issue. What is most common problem? Thanks for your help! What happens is the wipers will work on high only, or second speed. None of the other selections respond, wipers won`t park and washer does not work.
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1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Lighting VIN: 1G2WERF8NH
No dash lites,checked fuses ok,all exterior lites work fog lites work, this suv has all the bells and whistles, drl,auto lites that turn on at dusk.thinking might be in the head lite dimmer switch but have no electrical diag. were is the power supply feeding 1...
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2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L Cranks, No Start VIN: 1G3NK52F03
Intermitent no start. Recent fuel pump replaced. Hasn't resolved issue. Fuel pressure good. Spark good. Vehicle came in had prolong cranking before it starts when hot. Checked fuel pump relay good. Next day, starts when hot and cold. Any help would be apprecia...
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2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L abs module VIN: 1G2JB1248Y
this car cam in from auction with abs,trac off, and service wrench light on. old snap on brick showed rr abs open or short. replaced rr hub with no change. replaced abs module with a used on and got both rr and lr abs short or open . the wires from the module ...
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2006 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L oil pan VIN: YS3FH51U26
Good morning,i need help from saab techs.06 saab 93 aero wagon,2.8 turbo.how do you remove the oil pan.the oil cooler is in the way.it looks like the engine needs to be removed.mitchell says only 2.2 hrs.what am i missing.do i need to drop the cradle out.mitch...
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1999 Saturn SL 1.9L Door chime VIN: 1G8ZJS274X
Can anyone tell me the location of the chime module it is a suspect on a battery draw. Pulled "body" fuse draw was gone radio keyless enter and chime are the only things fused by that one. the radio is un plugged and the chime quit 2 weeks ago so i need to kno...
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2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L Heated Seat VIN: 5GZCZ63404
Above mentioned vehicle arrived at our shop with the customer complaining of the drivers seat heater not getting hot. Confirmed complaint, no heat within drivers seat. After testing the the usual suspects, (switches, ground, power, etc,) and conferring with th...
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1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JF1SF6555W
Thank you fellow techs. I have this 1998 forester that the final drive in the auto trans is bad. I have a complete 1999 forester donor car that I would like to transplant transmission from. Hollander says that 1998 only trans will work. I would like to know th...
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1992 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Surge VIN: JT4RN01P5N
Misfire under slight throttle, pinging, Ignition timing set to 5 degrees, with check connector jumped. TPS set correctly Problem is that the ign. timing jumps from 5 to 30 at idle with the jumper wire connected, with the jumper dis-connected it jumps from 12 t...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63B73
hear is the story. customer bailed on this car when oil light started coming on. cleaned blocked sump etc.. car started and quiet as a mouse. roadtest and car low on power. like no turbo and mil returned. looked for blockages and found excessive oil in inducti... Trouble codes: P0299
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRV49M64
Hi everybody need little help car came in to shop whith mil lamp on scaned car and i have codes p0351 and p0353 igniton codes, i replaced the coil , if i star the engine the mil lamp is off but when i acelerate engine to more than 1500 rpm mil comes on if i cl... Trouble codes: P0351 (Cilinder 1 ignition circuit open), P0353 (Cilinder 3 ignition circuit open)
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L abs VIN: WVWPD63B54
This jetta has a brake pedal vibration shudder type sensation like the abs is being cycled, only when you come to a stop. At other speeds the vehicle's brake system is fine. From about 4 miles per hour to a stop it actuates the abs. I scanned the vehicle with ...
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GL TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 9BWGR21J94
Hi, folks. The actuator for the VNT turbo would not hold vacuum on this car. I checked vacuum signal through the N75 solenoid valve and it passed vacuum when tested and actuated with scan tool, so I assumed the control section was ok.. So P0299 underboost...va... Trouble codes: P0299
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, No Power VIN: 3VWSA69M15
This code seems to only set on startup and not when the problem is happening. My Modis does not have a PID for cam offset.Although lack of fuel and exhaust restriction could be a desciption of the problem, the temperature factor is puzzling me.When it runs poo... Trouble codes: P1340 (cam/crank sensor correlation), 17748 (cam/crank sensor correlation)
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1990 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA8742L
Thanks in advance, not very familiar with volvo. Vehicle has no injector pulse signal. has good fuel pressure, good spark, good compression. started out as intermittent problem, would die randomly and sometimes start right back up. sometimes not at all. now, v...
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L 2-1 Downshift VIN: YV1RS58D51
Hi guys need help on this volvo. Car came in said it laurches when come to stop. It;s 2-1 harsh downshift. We reset the adapotations to zero and send the car to dealer for software update as per tsb. But no fix still doing the same thing i think made little wo...
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L abs VIN: YV1SW58D01
Car orginally came in with ABS, traction control and engine lights on. Code p1550, 1618 and 0722 was orginally stored (and a front o2 sensor also but unrelated, and that is fixed.). Tighten left front axle nut (was loose as stated on Identifix), right front wh...
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1991 Alfa Romeo Spider 2.0L Oil Pressure VIN: ZARBB32GOM
I THANK ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR REPLIES JUST SO YOU'LL KNOW OUR CUST. JUST BOUGHT THE CAR AND HIS GAGUE WOULD DROP TO 0 WITH A RED LIGHT NO KNOCK IN ENGINE I TOLD HIM SENDING UNIT BUT HE DIDN'T MIND PAYING TO DO IT RIGHT SO WE CHECKED THE PRESSURE 70PSI AT START 4...
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1983 BMW 533i 3.2L Flywheel misaligned VIN: WBADB7400D
Thanks to Cedric from Louisiana, Edgar [...]. All said one hole in the flywheel is slightly larger with a hollow dowel pin in it and one hole on the is also slightly larger. Also put locktight ...
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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Engine Oil VIN: WBADT43472
Everyone Thanks for your help. Most of you were right. The problem was pcv oil seperator, and replaced hoses with it. The repair was complete. Thanks again guys.
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1999 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CW52K7X
this one hasnt come back yet but i am still not convinced the last time it took 3 months for it to come back. most mentioned that when refueling the customer should not over fill the tank. you know clicking the gas pump alot. i basically replaced the soleno... Trouble codes: P0442, P0440.
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2002 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L proportioning valve VIN: 1G4CU541X2
i would like to thank Alex for his usefull information. the car had new coopers on the rear and goodyears on the front. even though the goodyears had good tread swapping them for matching coopers solved the issue. thank you again
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1990 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz 4.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL1335L
Thank you to everyone that took the time to help. You guys had some very use full information. One of the egr ports was clogged up. cleaned it out and the vehicle is working great. Thank you fellow IATN members. Trouble codes: E046.
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1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L brakes VIN: 1GNFK16R7X
All the techs that pointed at the ABS and especially the ones referencing the front hubs as a rust issue were spot on. I replaced one hub and had to get the truck off the lift while waiting for the second one to arrive. When pulling back on the to hoist I ...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L rear defrost VIN: 1GNEK13T21
Thanks for all the replies everyone. It's awesome to have so many experienced pros out there as go-to guys. Everyone nailed it. The ground side of the circuit was open. Just for referance the ground side is on the drivers side. I used my power probe and a jump...
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2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Ignition Switch
HELLO FELLOW TECHS THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR TIME AND INPUT.THE FIX FOR THIS VEHICLE WAS THE ELECTRICAL PORTION OF THE IGNITION SWITCH.AFTER WE INSTALLED THE NEW ONE,WE DIS ASSEMBLED THE OLD ONE FOR INSPECTION AND FOUND FRIED CONTACTS INSIDE.BY THE WAY FOR ANY...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H3T
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED. AS MOST OF YOU HAD STATED, I WENT THROUGH 3 AFTERMARKET DISTRIBUTORS. FINALLY THE THIRD WAS THE CHARM. LIGHT STAYS OFF, VEHICLE IDLES AND RUNS MUCH BETTER. THANKS AGAIN, DAVE. Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermitant loss of cmp signal).
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L Cooling System VIN: 3C8F74BB01
Sorry for the delay, we did fix this vehicle, with a new radiator. The problem was a misunderstanding of the customer's concern. The customer brought here after an other shop had told her she had a bad radiator, she relayed this to me and the commented that ...
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1996 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.5L Exhaust noisy VIN: 1FDKE30G7T
this vehicle is not yet fixed it hasnt been back to the shop and time has run out, however from the replies i would strongly lean toward a air pump system problem or one bank running lean or rich.
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2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Pinion VIN: 1FTRF17243
I want to thank everyone for your help.I did what most of you said to do.I measured with an inch pound wrench what force it took to turn the pinion flange before i took the nut loose.I also marked the nut and threads with a file and whiteout before i loosend t...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTSX21P95
Hi Guys thanks for the help. What we found was at first we did not see any antifreeze in the egr with the truck jacked up so we pulled the heads off and found them blown on three cylinders, put it all back together started the engine ran good but still was bl...
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2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDK06125
The best I can tell it is fixed. It is not setting code on KOER self test and time will tell. Replaced EGR valve and had Ford reflash PCM. The Dealer had problems with reflash. Would stop when it got to the trac control module. Took them 4 tries and on the las... Trouble codes: P1336 (CKP position and or CMP position input signal to PCM concerns).
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L Takes off VIN: 1FDAF56R08
Thanks for everyones help. Yes the engine oil had a diesel smell. I pulled both valve covers, added dye to the fuel and started the truck at idle with the fuel pressure commanded to max pressure with the ids. I saw that #7 injector was the one leaking. We w...
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1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SLT 5.7L Differential VIN: 2GTEK19R9T
the customer is still came back and told us it performs fine out in the dirt so i guess we all learned something new about "four wheel drive" thanks for everybodys help
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2003 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L Electronic VIN: 1GTDT19X93
Hey guys, sorry about this one: my tech did not warm engine enough after installing the control head, which is the controller unit (no separate brain on these). So the blend door actuator had shorted out and damaged the control head.
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2003 GMC Yukon SLT 5.3L transfercase actuator motor VIN: 1GKEK13T93
First of all, the initial problem was when veh. was started, the 4x4 switch on the dash would lite up 2H and 4L at same time, or auto4wd and 4h, etc. You'd have to turn ign. off/on, and move gear selector until finally you'd get 2h. The switch is new. To re...
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2005 GMC Safari 4.3L No Start, Stall, start and stall VIN: 1GTDM19X05
well i finally figured this one out boy what a doozie. it was strange because the engine would crank and run but just for a second. i had a spare [good used] injector spider so i plugged it in to fuel and power and found that the injector spray would stop aft...
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1999 Honda Accord LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IHGCG1651X
Yes indeed I took off the upper intake and the port by the throttle body was virtually plugged off, cleaned that out and the code did not reappear. Thanks. Trouble codes: P0401.
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1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Lock Up VIN: 2HKRL1850X
We put a cooler on this, bypassed the radiator, drained and refilled with Honda fluid and drove 200 miles with no light back on. The only thing I really got out of this was possibly to use the Honda fluid but we have been using a synthetic blend with Lube Guar...
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2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L evap monitor VIN: KMHCG45C13
Thanks to all that helped. We found that Hyundai has a software glitch.Sometimes if you have a component like the DM-TL (Diagnostic Module for tank Leakage) with a failure, it may not run the evap monitor and flag the problem. After we fixed the p0402, It took...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L no power VIN: 123UNSURE4
hello again:) thanks everyone who responded. i opened up the timing cover fully rather than just going by the top cam marks with the top cover off and the crank pully mark aligned. there it was. the crank key had broke in half and the reluctor ring sneaked bet...
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1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CM58W4W
I'm finally throwing in the towel on this one. What we established was the exhaust was not plugged (dropped the system) the injectors and coils were firing, the timing belt timing was correct, yet cyls 1 3 5 did not fire. A quick compression test showed less t... Trouble codes: P0300, P0121, P0122.
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L atc control VIN: 1J4GZ78Y1W
last time vehicle came in the #12 10 amp fuse was blown. the only thing left in the circuit that could cause the fuse to blow would be in the heated switch pod (not the heated switch part),overdrive switches. disconnected the overdrive and vehicle has been gon...
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2002 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L Power Windows VIN: XMDUP131X2
Good news, the vehicle is repaired! I recieved two replies the were pertenent to the problem. I will discuss the other replies at the end of this post. Timithy [...] were nice enought to reply to my post. Jody agreed that the wiring diag...
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2004 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L No Start VIN: KNADC16524
well i posted this concern seems like people dont read entire post through enough. we purchased a used ecm from the junk yard. installed it and released the car. the snap-on pass through pro is not performing very well and we are moving on. i would recomme...
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2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L engine noise VIN: 5LMEU68H03
Ok, this Lincoln got its new engine and is out the door. The old engine did have a loose timing chain but the guides didn't look too bad. Also, there was a lot of build up around the rocker assemblies and I found a little more metal in the oil when I drained...
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2005 Mercury Montego 3.0L Haldex Clutch VIN: 1MEFM43155
Most of the replies warned us against trying to solve this one without the proper software--IDS or IDES. We sent the customer to the Mazda dealer. We were told that filling the fluid would absolutely not make this code go away and that it could be a pump, pres...
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2006 Other GM 7600 8.0L A/C clutch VIN: 1HTWYAHR36
I received 2 replies for this post. Glenn [...] was not near his vehicle but discribed the procedure almost corretcly. To reset the dash and turn the a/c back on after repair, the A/C Service light in the dash must be reset. To do this turn the key to the on...
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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L door locks VIN: WPOAA299OX
we did not notice that when the doors were locking the passanger door was not. we replaced the passanger door latch assyembly & that fixed the problem. thanks for everyone who tried to help.
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1993 Rolls Royce Silver Spur II 6.7L starting VIN: SCAZNO2D6P
thank you all for the replies, specially for the diagrams, it end up being the anti-theft module. It has a burnt spot in the circuit board.thanks again guys.
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2002 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L module VIN: YS3EH49G52
Hi fellow tradesman, thanks go out to Justin [...], who got me pointed in the right direction. The ABS module was not faulty, and it is normal that the ABS data stream is read through the ESP function. Justin suggested that I do into the diagnostic menu and sele...
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2007 Toyota Camry SE 3.5L No Powersteering VIN: 4T1BK46K27
Thank you to everyone who offered help! An O.E.Toyota powersteering pump fixed the problem. The vehicle also has the correct fluid in it. When it originally came in it had regular powersteering fluid in it. It has been switched to dextron III, flushed out ...
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Drive engagement VIN: 3VWSF29M5Y
Thanks to everyone that offered help. We've removed the trans to re-test all clutches and determine where leakage is occurring. Through testing and inspection we've ruled out the valve body and solenoids. There are no codes and no indication of an electronics ...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WVWPD63B42
THANK YOU EVERYONE. IT WAS THE CRANK SENSOR(ENGINE SPEED SENSOR)AND THE CODE FOR THE CAMSHAFT WAS CAUSED BY THE WRONG OIL FILTER.I'M A MERCEDES TECH. SO I DID NOT NO THAT A SPEED SENSOR ON A VW WAS THE SAME AS A CRANK SENSOR(YES I'M AN IDIOT)BUT IT ALL WORKED ... Trouble codes: 17522, 16706, 16523, 16395.
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Runs out on power VIN: WVWSP1J63W
Hi and thanks, we tried a fuel filter and there was more power, but not fixed. Was looking at MAF signal and there it looked to be a issue, so installed new on and boom she's of and running. Thanks again
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