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2001 BMW 325i 2.5L exhaust vanos VIN: WBAAW33411
Well this one has me stumped. Customer came in with a check engine light on and occasionally runs rough. well we found the faults P0014 and P0015 referring to the vanos exhaust camshaft end position not reached and tight or jammed. We also found a torn intake ...
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2002 BMW 530i 3.0L converter clutch VIN: WBADT63462
BMW techs and others, vehicle came in with the MIL on, but there were no complaints driveability wise from the customer. Shop manager drove vehicle and reported no symptoms. Checked the codes and found the P0741 torque converter CKT Performance or stuck OFF. W...
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1994 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4AG55M4R
Ok this one for the older Techs! Problem.. Vehicle hesitates and may backfire on accel. (Intermittent) No codes. Under hard power braking I can feel very a slight misfire. Feels like a restricted exhaust, yet is intermittent. (New Cat). Ohm tested injectors,...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Electrical VIN: 1G4CW52K7W
Hi everyone, We have this car that runs the battery down over the course of about a week. The owner doesn't drive it very often. It sits in his garage one or two weeks before it gets driven. We get about 97 milliamps battery drain after about five mintues when...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L air conditioning VIN: 1GNEC16T51
hello a/c techs this chevy tahoe has no cold from front a/c and rear is getting cold ambient temp. is 95 deg. hi side 275 low side 45 low side line is cool. block off heater hoses rev. to 2000 rpm temp. inside car goes to 52 pretty cold take off clamps on heat...
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Glow Plug VIN: 1GCHK23132
Basically two glow plugs have had their entire cores pulled out. So I'm wondering if anyone has removed the threaded part without removing heads. Just want to replace the two broken glow plugs and send him on his way. Maybe there is a special tool for removing...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S12
Hi techs . I have looked on the posts for a real answer on this one but not sure if posts had a real true answer. My problem is that had this Trail Blazer on the lot for a few months and never had a problem . So we go to sell it and the check engine light is o... Trouble codes: P1345 (crank/cam sensor correlation), P0014 (cam phaser performance), P0340 (camshaft postion sensor problem)
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L lug studs VIN: 1GCHK29U73
this truck has wheels studs that break off . this truck is used on train tracks so the rims have an inward offset. I think someone is over torquing lug nuts but before I do I wanted to know if anyone has ran into this .
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Air bags VIN: 1GCEC14XX4
Vehicle came in for a service air bag light being on. Checked for codes and found front right crash sensor malfuntion. We followed the diagnostic tree and tested the right front crash sensor tests came back fine. We tested the wiring between the SDM and the se...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Theft VIN: 2GCEK13T45
I've got a gooder this time! This truck was sent to me by a salvage shop that puchased from insurance company. Truck was stolen- no keys. Customer had key made by GM from VIN and dropped it off to me before truck arrived. Correct key opened door but didn't tur...
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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFC13097
This sad tale begins as many evap. stories seem to with repeated trips to the dealer with no resolution.Apparently service bulletin 09-06-04-028 did not yield the desired results.This unit belongs to a family member , who at this point is not going back to the... Trouble codes: P0442, P0455
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT 6.6L abs VIN: 1GCHK33678
I was hoping some GM tech could give me some help with this one. This truck came in with ABS and Brake lights on also said trailer brakes inop. I tried to scan abs and trailer but had no comm.also no comm with esp. scanned bcm had code u0137 forlost comm.Scann...
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C4GM68484
This is a good one, i have 2 codes i show rpm on my solus pro at about 165 when i stop cranking,slow response,asd relay pins in pdc 30 and 85 have power lose power at pin 85 when cranking pins 86 relay control and 87 relay output have ground from the computer,... Trouble codes: P0685 (Shorted asd relay), P0688 (Asd relay)
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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3A4FY58B87
The car came back after the intial repair with a miss at highway speeds. the mil lamp is on. we checked for codes and found a p0303. We removed the spark plug and found that the threads on the plug were melted. we did a compression check cylinder 1 - 160 cylin... Trouble codes: P0303
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Steering gear/box VIN: 1B7KF23Z9Y
Customer said steering seems loose drove into shop turned wheel both ways Turns itself to the left turns fine right but when turning left it will slowly go all the way to the left Track bar is loose which will be replaced removed tie rods from knuckles turns v...
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1997 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDEE14L0V
Hey guys, lots of posts on this code and issue, went through all of them and check engine light is still coming on. I replaced the DPFE with a factory one from Ford. Removed EGR valve and cleaned throughly. Cleaned elbow passage going into the intake, inspecte... Trouble codes: P0401
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2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5349Y
During testing I found codes for lean bank 1 & 2, low egr flow and misfire Cyl.#2. I was watching LTFT and STFT while holding idle speed at 2100rpm and several times engine speed changed then loop staus would go to OLDRV then OLFLT while trims where at 8-10% o... Trouble codes: P0302
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L #8 glow plug VIN: 1FTSW31F8Y
morning everyone I have a f-250 with a 7.3 had a # 8 glow plug code no problem pull the valve cover and check it with a test light failed pull the glow plug out and the heating element stays in the bore grab it with a small pair of vice grips and pry aginst i...
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA5146Y
Hey all I need some help with this one. Customer stated that he got up yesterday morning, went to get in van and noticed the left front only headlamp burning dimmly. He got in van and it was dead. Instead of jumping, he had a new battery in the garage and he r...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMYU04171
The car was in another shop where they replaced the plugs and injector and then they found no compression on #5 which was misfiring and was the reason for the repair. The was then brought to me for the valve job, and when i removed the head i could see the exh...
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2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L battery VIN: 2FPZA54412
Hi group this windstar has a drain that after two days of sitting it drains the battery dead. I put a teat light in series to the negitive side of the battery and the light goes dim to bright about every second if I pull fuse 16 in the under dash fuse box the ...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L monitors VIN: 3FTNF20L93
Afternoon all, A little stumped here. Truck will not run o2 monitor, comp and heater. All other monitors complete. Vehicle has been driven over 1000 miles since first looked at. Test status reads ready on IDS. Drive cycle driven by my self twice and others sev...
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2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07603
cel light on,when idling,truck is loading up likes its to rich,but i,m getting lean codes,all o2,s indicating lean and reading .05v,heater o2 1000ma,heater o2s indicating on,ect- 191,cyl head temp- 392,loop status- open,maf- 6.2,maf volts-.92,fuel pulse width ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2004 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Heated seats VIN: 1FAHP60AX4
Hello and thinks in advance. I have this 04 t-bird driverside heated seat does not work, I swaped modules from driver side to pass. side pass. side still works fine.went through test from mitchell but came up inconclusive, omhs tested heater elememt everything...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L No power VIN: 1FDWF36515
Engine was replace in the ford dealer two month ago. No power going up hill. Rpm can not go up more then 3000 rpm when it park and race the idle. Trouble codes: P0060 (O2 sensor heater resistance bank 2 sensor 2), P0420 (Bank 1 cat. Efficiency low limmt.), P061B, P0742 (Torque converter clutch system stuck on), P0743 (Tcc system elecerical fault)
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P25
Have no clue, came in on the tow truck with a no start. checked and yes no start. checked fuel presure at the fuel filter and have about 55 psi. When you pull the fuel filter out and pull fuel pump fuse you get no compression bubble coming from the injectors. ...
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2006 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L hvac VIN: 1FTZR15E06
hi guys., thanks for taking the time to read this post, this ranger does not have any control over the temp inside the tr. it does not have auto heat control , seperate controls for temp, fan , and modes . the problem is that no matter which direction i turn t...
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2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L downshift VIN: 1FTSW21P27
Truck came in with 5 second delay in reverse and drive after which it would slam in gear. Removed trans to check for snap ring coming out of reverse drum. Found all snap rings and pistons ok, replaced molded pistons. The truck also had epc and tcc codes replac...
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2003 GMC C4500 Topkick C4C042 6.6L Fuel system
Hey guys looking for a little insight here. This truck came in today low oil pressure running very rough. Blowing oil out the pcv tube. Found oil reading about a foot up the dipstick. Drained the oil and found about 2 gallons of diesel fuel in the crankcase. R...
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2004 GMC Sierra 3500 6.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GTJK39124
Diesel performance junkies we need help! vehicle has violent miss under acceleration with edge perf. Box turned on any mode. Problem began with original edge box only when it was turned on. Edge replaced unit with new box but same problem w/vehicle when box is... Trouble codes: 0089C, 380 (Glow plug circuit), 0090A, 193A, P0374 (Timing ref. High resolution signal a no pulse)
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on, major loss of power VIN: 1HGES267X2
This car runs normally, after clearing the code, for about 2-3 miles. The code returns and the car can only accomplish 25 mph.I have not found the ground failure to this crank sensor connector. I know its ground terminal G101 and that it is located under the a... Trouble codes: 1361 (intermittent signal from crank sensor), 1362 (no signal from crank sensor)
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L front driveline VIN: JHLRD78935
This CRV came in as a used car. Problem is vibration on road test, any speed over about 5 mph. On the hoist, it seems to run smooth. Vibration is definitely from the front of the vehicle (see related history) - this is not a rear diff problem. It had new re-ma...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L a/c VIN: KMHSC81DR2
Problem: air conditioning/heating system: start vehicle, air flow from air con works well. After a short time, the air flow stops. The air con is actually still working, but no air comes out of vents. If we turn up the fan, you can hear the increased air flow...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNKCA31A0Y
hello fellow techs, We have a vehicle at our shop, when its warmed up it stalls at idle . At 2000 rpm engine will surge 500 rpms when held steady throttle. No vacuum leaks, tried a new maf(no-help), cleaned the throttle body really well including iac passage-... Trouble codes: P0175
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2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X92
Hello, hoping someone can shed some light on any common issues with evap systems on these trucks. I've smoke tested and found no leaks and tested fuel filler cap which also passed. Leaning toward vent valve or purge valve not sealing properly but looking to se... Trouble codes: P0456 (EVAP very small lek detected)
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2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L leak VIN: 1J4FA59S82
This Jeep leaks rain water onto floor, both driver side & passenger side. Customer covered cowl vent during the last rain but it still leaked. We tried running a hose over the windshield and cowl area to simulate rain but it didn't leak. Last year I had anothe...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48193
This jeep came in last week for the same code.At that time the engine was not warming up.We replaced the thermostat.Customer said drove a couple of days and cel came back on.checked code and was same code p1281.scanner shows engine is running at normal temp 19... Trouble codes: P1281
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1996 Lexus LS400 4.0L Engine VIN: JT8BH22F8T
Have a Lexus overheating while idleing or sitting for about 45 min. The gauge needle will sit at midrange for a very long time then slowly start to climb up. When this starts to happen we will raise the idle rpm up to 1200 to 1500 and the needle will fall almo...
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2001 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L airspring inflation VIN: 1LNHM81W61
airsprings are down. Compressor works when jumping relay, but only after banging on it. Air bags won't inflate. Is there a way to inflate them manually so I can get this car on the lift???(drive on ramp type lift). Alldata does not have good info and this is m...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L floor VIN: 1LNHM82W33
Passenger rear floor gets wet. Customer says that he notices it when he uses the a/c for prolonged periods. We did spray the door seals with water and no noticeable water accumulates. Before I rip out the interior, I was wondering if there are any common issue...
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1YCGE22C53
Oil leak all over front timing belt cover,alternator and drive belts. Replaced timing belt, crank seal,valve cover gasket(dealer parts)and drive belts .No sign of leaking from cam seals. Did not replace them. Same problem reoccured. In a week ,everything soake...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Roof VIN: WDBLK70G41
Hi, All. Hope someone can help me out. This 01 CLK430 top starts to go through the motions. Unlock front OK Rear window area lifts up 90 deg. roof lifts up a few inches,,, Thats where it stops. If i lift the front section (snaps up at hinge) the top will work ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L alternator VIN: WDBSK75F93
vehicle came in with red battery light on dash and code B1828 set in BNS. Isolating relay replaced at another shop for code. AVR test results showed a bad alternator diode and the starting battery failed. Auxilary battery in trunk is good. Replaced battery and...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Hard 1-2 Shift VIN: WMWRH33485
Customer brought in vehicle for hard up & down shifting from 1-2 gear. More pronounced when vehicle is at normal operating temperature. You feel the harsh downshift approching traffic lights slowing down to a stop. Also find it shifts very hard on acceleration...
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1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA3XD54B5N
I have a misfire most noticable under light throttle. The cam timing is correct , compression is good ignition wires are new plugs are new , coils have been tested and swapped with new coil, injector balance test is good, This car orignialy had a bad injector ...
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2008 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 4A3AB26F18
Mitsubishi Techs!! Not sure where to start on this one... Tech brought in and scanned the computer got the u1073. while testing in the bay, the door ajar light came on(all doors were closed), then checked codes again and also had a u1109. Engine has an Intermi... Trouble codes: U1073, U1109
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1995 Nissan 200SX SE 1.6L Heater/Overheats VIN: JN1AS44D2S
This Nissan will only overheat with the heater on. Have performed block test and do not have a leaking head gasket. Came in a couple of weeks ago for overheating and we changed the t-stat. Customer called and said it over heated while at a stop light. Found th...
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2005 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Carrier assembly VIN: 1N6BA07B85
Any idea where we can find a ring and pinion gears for this Titan?The dealer only sells the final drive. We were installing a Eaton locker but on disasembly the ring and pinion gears are badly pitted.Customer drove it too long with the bad carrier it looks lik...
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2006 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41EX6
hi everyone, i ve got this nissan from hell,i checked the long trim fuel trims and found that it was 19% in bank 1, checked for vaccum leakks and found none,replaced 02 sensor b1/s1 clear codesand fuel trims, drove car for 200 miles code came back p2aoo.replac... Trouble codes: P2A00
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1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Stall VIN: 1XNBBD2E8T
Hi every one have 1996 toyota corolla dx with a 1.8l. Car came in with no start, found bad distribator replaced, ran fine. Sold coustomer a timing belt. After would run as long as you were holding the key in start, but not in the run position. Checked timing 4...
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1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JT3HN86R5W
Please Help Iv'e exerted my knowledge on starting points into diagnosing this problem. Vehicle will consistantly misfire and or cutout when rpm's brought above 4000.Condition will occur on road or parked no load. Acts as if rev limiter is activated. Customer f...
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2002 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L Air Bag VIN: 5TEWN72N42
Hi we have a code for the air bag system B0108:short in Squib. Have not seen to many on Toyota's but on some of the Euro's the battery squib is a problem, replaced squib all is good. Question, is this seen much on this truck or do I need to go into this furthe...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L abs VIN: 5TDBT48AX2
I have a toyota that came in with trouble code co226 in brake system. Key on VSC OFF,VSC TRAC,ABS,SKID LIGHTS all self test ok. Test drive truck; at slow start from dead stop skid light comes on and engine power is reduced as speed of truck increases skid ligh...
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2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L ABS Hydro Pump VIN: JT2BK18U82
Customer complaint is "Sometimes in Am first trip about 2-3 miles ABS light comes on. Also says other times a noise like grinding or dog barking occurs." Of course it's warm when I got it. Road tested, inspected brakes and found nothing wrong. Scanned all sys...
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2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L SRS system B1793 VIN: 4T1BE32K24
This is for a co-worker of mine in the shop. He's got this Camry here throwing a B1793 code in the OCS computer; "B+ Short to ground." or something to that effect. Long story short; he's got power to the module, he's got good clean grounds. He's replaced the O...
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2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L Engine VIN: CX5S049901
the van will run for a little while than engine starts knocking. Is there a problum with these engines or just bad luck. Customer whants van back
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, No power at all VIN: 3VWSF29M3X
this vehicle has NO power at all takes 2-5 minutes at least to get uo to 60 mph ? all the archives says intake clogged ? how hard is this to perform and does the intake have to be replaced and or any other components. I have limited experiance with this Thank ... Trouble codes: P, 1256 (Coolant temp), P, 1403 (Egr / intake clogged)
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B5X
Just a quick question here guys. I cannot get my main scantool to communicate with this VW. I used my emission test machine to get a code. So, I cannot access my regular database in the scantool. My guess is that this refers to the Cat. Conv. I appreciate a de... Trouble codes: P0422 (Main TWC efficiency bank1 below threshold)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L B+/ground to components VIN: 3VWSE69M12
This poor car has a long list of codes and areas effected by electrical problems. Its a friends car that I am trying to help out with in my spare time. I have checked codes with both my Snap on and VCSD scan tools. So the problem of most concern to me is the i...
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2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L engine VIN: WVWND63B13
Hey guys, we have this VW here giving us problems. It has a terrible vibration which shakes the entire car at idle in gear. We had previously replaced the engine mounts, but the problem is still there. The vibration seems to get better if we remove the nuts fr...
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2003 Audi TT 1.8L hard shift VIN: TRUSC28N93
spoke to the customer. told him we could try a tranmission service but...I told him realistically it probably needs a new transmission. he decided to take it to the dealer for a second opinion. I'll let you know...
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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L pass doors stuck closed
thanks for everyones help, after exhausting every possibility to open these door obtained a parts vehicle, destroyed door panels and latches to open door and replaced nescessary parts, thanks again for all the info, there were several replies of ideas i had no...
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA53532
This vehicle seems to be working properly now, check engine light has been off for a week. Thanks to Jimmy for the info on what he has seen with the cats and rear o2 sensors. I also agree that the rear o2 sensors can (I know, touchy subject) have an effect o... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 Too Lean), P0174 (Bank 2 Too Lean), P1083 (Mixture Limit Reached), P1085 (Mixture Limit Reached).
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L Differential VIN: 3G5DBO3EX2
customer decided to bite the bullet and go back with oe
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFG15M41
The vehicle still is running well but the CEL does come on. The customer didn't want to spend any more money on it. Thanks to everyone that replied!! Trouble codes: P0300, P0306.
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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCFG15W11
Sorry guys,got a couple good ideas but customer pulled vehicle (after pitching a fit about the diagnostic bill), good luck to the next shop. We did verify that all reference signals were present and good, just never could make it run.
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2003 Chevrolet Blazer ZR2 4.3L front VIN: 1GNCT18X23
the fix was in the transfer case it would not lock all the way in 4 wheel drive and that cause the gear to round off and not let it lock the front end.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23225
installed new oem egr vlv assembly and passed 4 drive cycle test so far. returned to customer today. when engine reached 140 f the egr started working normally after repair. Trouble codes: P401, P404, P140.
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L Tcm VIN: 1GTHK23D26
glow plug module faulty. Flashed all other modules.
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: 2C4GP74L22
Thanks for the help guys. I was stumped on this one and it ended up being a defective battery. It had enough reserve to power the lights and turn over the engine but must have made the computer go into sleep mode. It never through a code, the odometer would...
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KU28C23
We are closing this for now. We had a question about commanded pressure during the no start and it was always commanding ]5000psi during the no start condition. Truck is back to the customer and I have voice mails into him to see how it started last two mornin...
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Starter VIN: 1D8GP453B2
This one really sucked. We diagnosed the problem on the van as a bad ECM initially and ordered one from our local parts house as Chrysler told us they could not flash a computer unless the vehicle was there. After waiting four days for the rebuilt ECM to show ...
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2003 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L no cruise activation VIN: 1D4HR48ZX3
found that the five volt signal wire from computer to switches to be shorting in wiring harness and causing voltage drop across the system. replaced wire and test drove and all is well.still looking at that turn key off and engine stays running though.
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2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L engine vibration VIN: 1B3ES56C03
Thanks for all the feedback, finally got my hands on all oe mounts and replaced them all again,vibration is gone! lesson learned no aftermarket mounts
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2004 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L no upshifts, limp mode VIN: 1B3ES56C64
Sorry took so long. I had to make sure that I had the part in and verified the fix. It was the trans solenoid pack. There was power for a few seconds at the relay from the tcm. Telling me that the tcm is powering the relay but cut voltage out when it sense a p...
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1994 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Air Supension VIN: 2FALP74W6R
THANKS FOR ALL THE QUICK RESPONSES.ALL THE INFO STATED THAT THIS WAS A PRETTY SIMPLE SOLUTION.THANKS FOR ALL THE PART NUMBERS AND WEBSITES.THE JOB IS PRICED OUT AND THE CUSTOMER IN GOING TO SAVE A LITTLE MONEY AND COME BACK IN TWO MONTHS,SO I'M CLOSING THIS WI...
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2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Gauges, battery light VIN: 1FAFP53233
Because of the possibility of this being a computer problem, we sent the customer to the dealer. When the customer made the appointment, the service seems to know all about this failure. Computer replacement and flashing fixed the problem. There is no TSB r...
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2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L suspension VIN: 1FMZK02116
After taking some measurements i believe the frame is off about 3/8 to a half 1/2 inch Customer is going to bring to a frame shop to have repaired Thanks to everyone and there ideas!!
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1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L fuel guage VIN: 2GTEK19R7W
Thanks for the help guys. As most of you said it was the guage cluster. I wasnt really looking at the cluster before because we had replaced it already with a gm unit. But another new one fixed the problem. Thanks for the help.
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1995 Honda Accord LX 2.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCE6647S
Thnks to all, what I did find was a body ground that was not hooked up at the trans., that corrected the stall problem but it still has a cut out like it's bouncing off the rev limiter. It still comes up with the 2 codes (p1361, p1381) and a down stream o2 hea... Trouble codes: P1361, P1381.
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 2HGES25701
Found that main relay #1 was faulty all along, replaced relay and all is well. Thanks
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2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L 2nd gear
Thanks for replies. As suggested by a couple of the techs. Honda does have a bulletin for exactly the symptoms. Noise in transaxle turning right 2 nd gear only. My trans shop confirmed the bulletin with updated parts, 3 in total. The repair completed as per bu...
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2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHH165F03
The car hasn't come back, we told cust to take to dealer to see if they are able to communicate w/ factory tool(if they can then it's a software problem w/aftermarket tool's, if they can't bring back if she wishes to proceed) the last I talk to here she hadn't...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51C62
Well how about a simple fix. The brake lamp switch was not contacting the brake pedal. Needed the OEM tool to get the brake switch code. Trouble codes: P1582 (Flight recorder data stored/Throttle monitor data available).
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2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48525
Thanks to all who offered help. In the end, a replacement boost pressure sensor was the fix. The turbocharger was also replaced because the oil seals had failed, filling the induction system with oil and carbon. The customer says the truck has never run better... Trouble codes: P0234 (overboost).
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1999 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1LNHM97V7X
Thanks gentlemen that was great advice, i will try the oil filter thing from ford, however the filter is mounted up side down on the V block so i'm not sure how it could drain back. I did try a wix with no luck but will go with the ford next week. Thanks fello...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Reverse Engagement, 3-4 Shift VIN: 1LNHM86S63
Well the fix for this one was indeed a bad pcm. After exhausting every other avenue we could come up with, we located a remanufactured pcm for a reasonable price, installed and programmed it, and the tranny works smooth as butter now. I suspect the prolonged v...
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2000 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L Battery VIN: JM3LW28G7Y
Well, as it turned out, my suspicions about the rear tailgate latch activated light switch malfunctioning was correct. Since this switch was only turning on the front driver and passenger courtesy lights when then tailgate is opened, the dealer simply removed ...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Accessories VIN: WDBJF20F3T
Sorry about the wait fellas . We got to this again this past saturday. I turned the a/c on but it did not cycle the compressor on , so I decided to evaluate that first. Freon was low, charged it up and compressor came on - so did the fan. He did not tell me a/...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz B200 2.0L injectors VIN: WDDFH33X56
we fixed it we replaced 4 new injectors, but when we did that it still gave us a miss fire on 3 and 4, when vechicle came in it only had a missfire on 4. so we put two old injectors on 3 and 4 and it worked i guess benz will come out with a bulletin on the dif...
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2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JA4MT31H91
Vehicle was fixed it was a stuck open purge valve,how did it go bed after we did the valve covers i don't know but the vehicle is done and back on the road,thanks for all the help.
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2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1NAL11D32C
Thanks for the quick responses. the moral of this story is to make for sure that your techs pay attention while working. After extensive testing and inconculsive results I had my tech remove the upper timing cover and crankshaft pulley.Once the pulley is remov... Trouble codes: P0320 (Camsensor).
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AR18WX5
Thanks all for your suggestions, i used more than one scanner and DVOM for test, they all came back with same reading, i quoted cat price to customer and declined, so is not a fix and we'll see what she decides when emission inspection time comes... Thanks all... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2002 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L Misfire VIN: 5TEWN72N52
Thanks to everyone who responded to this post,to rule out the problem wasn't caused by us when plugs were replaced we installed new denso oem plugs replaced spark plug wires and fuel filter with no change in the problem,performed a fuel injection cleaning with... Trouble codes: P0301.
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2004 Toyota RAV4 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JTEGD26V54
Hi again try a few thing around and I received good info from you guys but nothing seems to work on this one. this is what I did to fix this one: I open the back cover of the pcm ,theres a eprom 93c66 that I read and modify info in buffer to remove the imo ... Trouble codes: B2799.
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L power lock VIN: 9BWFL61J54
Yes it was the door latch & you need a good scan tool like ross tech to properly diag correctly. Once you have that it was a snap to see. Thank to everyone for the help.
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Stall VIN: 3BWBR31C54
We're going to call this one "most-of-the-way fixed". We installed a new in-tank pump with fuel sender, and a new fuel filter. The vehicle started almost immediately, with a pressure of 14 psi. We test drove the car, and there was plenty of power, and never... Trouble codes: P0101, P0299.
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