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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Torque Converter VIN: WAULD64B12
Hi, the torque converter on this Audi does not lock up. Monitored measuring blocks with Vag-Com: no gear slippeage, lock-up is being requested by TCM but not happening. Checked wiring to TCC solenoid: good, replaced TCC solenoid (just in case) and finally repl...
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2005 Audi S4 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUPL58E35
This car has me running circles! I have done fuel pressure, compression and smoke tests, all good. removed intake to investigate, found nothing. replaced all coils and plugs with audi updated originals to no avail. then replace engine main harness. Missfires s... Trouble codes: 16684 (random missfire), 16689 (cyl 5 missfire), 16690 (cyl 6 missfire), 16691 (cyl 7 missfire)
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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG83451
Car came in with both banks running lean. I replaced the vacuum lines and the intake gasket. Cleared the codes and drove it, after about 10 miles codes returned. I scoped the MAF and at idle it is a little high at 1.5 v, and the snap throtle wave form looks ju... Trouble codes: 0171 (Too Lean Bank 1), 0174 (Too Lean Bank 2)
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBANA73564
This is a good customers brother who drove to town for the holidays from Georgia. We have had about 2ft of snow here. Care came into shop in limp mode with transmission stuck in third gear. I scanned with Modis and received code P17E5. Mitchell and all data ha...
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1991 Chevrolet R1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Not Sure VIN: 1GNEV16K1M
When cold, trans operates perfectly. As vehicle warms up you first get slippage in reverse, then in all gears, then the vehicle will not move. Takes about 5 minutes. If you let it cool off, trans returns to normal operation until it warms up again. Would seem ...
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1992 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: K3N1205835
Have a 1992 Chevy K1500 5.7 liter in need of a thottle body reseal kit to many choices to pick from online.Any GM Techs.know of qaulity sources for purchasing thottle body kits / Injector / air induction / intake parts.Customer dosent mind spending the money j...
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1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L starter VIN: 2G1FP22P4R
Didnt know if anybody has seen this problem before, but this Camaro keeps breaking starters.. We are on the third starter now. The starters last about a month, and then come back with the nose broke off. Any help or ideas would be appreciated. Thanks
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1999 Chevrolet K3500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCHK33R1X
Hi fellow tech i have a real ghost problem with this truck thanks for the help in advance, well this truck was brought to me for a no start. I started by trying to hear if the pump was coming on did not hear nothing and tested for spark had no fuel and no spar...
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNEC13RXX
Cust came in with complaint of running rough, and having to keep their foot on the gas to keep vehicle running. codes where p0300, scanned misfire data and found #5 and #7 with multiple counts. Pulled plugs and both looked as though they were running very rich... Trouble codes: P0300
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GDC1XTJ1Y
So I started to assist one of my coworkers with this car after he had replaced the intake manifold gaskets and the upper plenum (gaskets were leaking coolant, plenum cracked). This is a 1999 3.1L Malibu, and this surge when returning to idle was present before...
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2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Mode Door VIN: 1GNDT13X04
1 year ago replaced all doors in the plenium. everything worked good after that fast forward 1 yr later same problem the door for the defrost/ floor is broken again. I am doing it free this time so I need to know why this would happen twice any ideas or past e...
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L keyless VIN: 2G1WC58146
GM techs help! I have a weird one here. Car came in with complaint of when you try to auto start (lock then start sequence with factory auto start), vehicle opens the trunk. A year and a half ago the keyless entry stopped working so the receiver was replaced a...
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CND163F06
Hi Y'ALL! 2006 Equinox was towed in and wont crank found bcm code U2105 not much info. Was able to use starter relay under hood and get to start w/key on. I had code p0230 fuel pump circuit problem. Haven't seen that come back w/engine running. The mil light s... Trouble codes: U2105 (Loss of pcm/ecm to bcm), P0230 (Fuel pump control circuit), P0480 (Low fan control circuti), P0645 (A/c control circuit)
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2010 Chevrolet malibu ltz 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZE5E01A
This car intermittently driving down the road will display in the message center that traction and esc control systems need serviced and check engine light will flash, then they all will go off. when we check the pcm for codes there will be a p0107 stored and ... Trouble codes: P0107
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1994 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L No Start, no engine turnover VIN: 2C3ED46F6R
Customer had been complaining of intermittent gauges not working, and occasional dying while driving, when it would malfunction the blower motor for the heat would also stop working. Before customer could bring it in we had severe cold weather and car would no...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L MIL Lamp on, No Power VIN: 2C3KA43R46
Hello Everyone, This car has been in the shop for three weeks. Original compliant is "suddenly lost power". Road test reveal no power on acceleration and code P0016 was stored. Both sensors were replace using dealer parts and timing was set according to manufa... Trouble codes: P0016 (CMP and CKP are misaligned)
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1995 Dodge Avenger 2.0L No Start, No communication VIN: 4B3AU42Y5S
Here goes. Vehicle came in 4 years ago for an intermittant dying problem. Another tech installed crank and cam sensors to attemp to fix the problem. The dying issue was still present. 1 month later the tech installed a remanufactured computer to attempt to fix...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start VIN: 3B7HC13Y71
Greetings and salutations to all the wonderful and brilliant technicians who ar about to help keep me from having an aneuryism before the year is out. This blessed vehicle was dropped in my lap and I (unfortunately) had a predisposition of thinking it would be...
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2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Power steering pump VIN: 1B7HL2AN21
I am wondering if I just need to bite the bullet and go to Dodge and get their remained power steering pump or if I am doing something wrong in the replacement process that is damaging the pump. I used the recommended power steering fluid for that year and in ...
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2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L headlights VIN: 1D4GP25393
Hello,and thanks in advance for your help. I have this '03 Dodge Caravan here that has me stumped. Customer complained that the headlights flickered constantly, sometimes worse than others. Replaced the alternator only to have the same problem. I thought possi...
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Laramie 5.7L encoder motor VIN: 1D7HU18276
replaced encoder motor now new motor has failed from high current on the motor. T-case seams to shift fine the wiring tests good but the motor is burning out. She said that if fails when put into auto 4x4.
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2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU74E12
ineed some help from you ford guys. this thing is dumping fuel on bank one. i replaced both 02 sensors on that side because they both showed no activity, no change. fuel pressure is within range so i don't think it's the regulator. the egr is working as it sho... Trouble codes: P0172
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L chassis VIN: 1FTGX50503
Thanks to any & all help. The vin is not correct because i am at home away from the truck. Two weeks ago this truck came in for rear pads & rotors. All went well. Today the truck returned with a concern about a brake noise. I was told to change out the pads & ...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L pcm VIN: 1FTSS34L76
vehicle has no crank signal. it will intermittently start. no codes. fuel pressure is at 45psi.i lose pcm communication during cranking so i suspected radio interference during cranking so i swapped the starter,alt,and coils. still no start so i overlay-ed ckp...
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L pump VIN: 2FAHP71V28
Cruiser came in for noisy ps pump, and leaky rack. Replaced with ford parts. It was very noisy, so I warrantied pump. Now its better, but still not up to par. I know there's always been a problem with ford pumps being noisy, but does anybody know any tricks. I...
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXF47R28
These codes come and go it seems to set after VMAC use the VMAC compressor is connected to the TPS harness. when codes set the vehicle will only idle, after ignition cycle the truck runs normal with MIL on. it has been a on going problem for a few months with ... Trouble codes: P0652, P2456
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2008 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Pan VIN: 1FTPW14V38
This vehicle originally came in for an oil change and the trans pan gasket was leaking - we ordered parts and replaced. Vehicle has since came back 3 times over the pan gasket leaking, we have tried oem gasket, aftermarket and cork even. We can not get this th...
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L Front Axle Solenoid VIN: 1GKDT13W6Y
This vehicle had been a nightmare. We have replaced the encoder motor due to no operation. The Tccm has been replaced previously at another shop. The Front axle control solenoid has no operation even when commanded with the tech 2. We have found the lack of a ...
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2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, Engine Overheat Msg VIN: 1GKEC16T54
The message center will display, "Stability System Disable" then "Engine Overheated". Vehicle goes into limp home mode and runs with a lack of power. Coolant temp gauge on cluster will go full hot. Sometimes the gauge will drop right back down and vehicle canc... Trouble codes: P1258 (Engine Coolant Over-Temperature - Fuel Disabled)
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2000 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG164XY
replace fuel pressure regulator & pcm. want to know how to reprogram immobilizer code to new pcm.. try couple attemt got lock out on the HDS. any help on how to tranfer immob code over to new pcm and n unlocking it Trouble codes: P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (testing and results)
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2004 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Blower Motor VIN: 1HGCM66534
Vehicle came in with no blower operation. Checked all fuses and relays. Powered up blower and it works. Jump the relay and it works. Pull the wiper/washer switch and the blower motor cuts out. Checked both system diagrams to find a common link without any succ...
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2006 Honda Accord EX 3.0L all of em VIN: 1HGCM81636
Check out the related repair history. This honda is running through clutches/flywheels every year, and even went through one in one week after the transmission was repaired. All of this work has been completed by two honda dealerships and now the customer has ...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Cuts out, no power VIN: SAL1234567
Hello my fellow IATN'r, this one has us on a drooling mood, customer states at times has no power and has shut off a couple of times, when we get the vehicle runs normal, checked grounds and clean, fuel pressure normal, wiring harness looks good, connectors ok... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition module primary circuit CYLINDER 1), P0352 (Ignition module primary circuit cylinder 2), P0353, P0354 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 4), P0355 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 5), P0356 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 6)
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2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNDJD73393
Car came in as a no start. Checked codes...multiple misfires on 2, 4, 6. Changed plugs, tested coils, (1) coil bad. After new parts installed - car starts, idles poorly, pings under acceleration, no power. Checked crank bolt - crank bolt is good. Timing marks ...
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2006 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDJD73366
came in no start,cust.stated backed out of drive car shut off like it was turned off,hasn't run since..checked over no codes no fuel pressure and no crank sensor sig. replaced fuel pump replaced crank sensor. engine will run fine on carb cleaner.ran for 20 min...
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1996 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L Running VIN: SALJY1249T
Happy new year to all i need a little help after you stop laughing!!!. We have this rover it was never picked up after we put a water pump on it. We decided to make a plow truck out of it. Here is the issue. It idles and runs great except... If you are plowing...
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2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L Air Suspension VIN: SALPM16481
Hi this vehicle came in with all suspension lowered. Customer mentioned that the vehicle take some time before rising (suspension) and that now it is not raising. I have probe the air compresser through the relay and know that it is working. I also checked the...
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1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L noise VIN: JT8BH68X2X
this car makes a tapping noise coming from driver side valve cover sounds like a lifter noise.i removed the cover and checked the valve lash they are all within spec,but on the loose side of spec.i ran the car with cover off but was not able to isolate a loud ...
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2006 Lincoln Zephyr 3.0L Heated seat VIN: 3LNHM261X6
Hello All. I have a 2006 Lincoln Zephyr with dual climate controled seats not working. I have verified that the DCCM(Dual climate contol module) will not comm. with the Scanner. I am using the Ford IDS. I have checked fuses and performed the reset procedure pe...
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1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ2223X
This car came to me running poor and code p0304 cyl #4 miss fire. I tried Spark Plug, Wire, Coil, Checked Injector Pulse, Checked Compression.. 135lbs, Checked Cyl #3 Compression as well...130lbs. I checked for Vaccum Leaks around intake and such, none found. ... Trouble codes: P0304
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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L esp light on VIN: WDBKK49F71
Hello group,2001 slk230 ESP light on lateral acceleration sensor location.esp light was on first had no communication ,replaced module have comunication.have code for lateral acc.sensor,can not find location(is this the same as the YAW sensor and does it need ...
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2008 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L srs VIN: 5N1AN08U78
hi Nissan techs, we have an 08 xterra that came to us from the body shop after being repaired. the air bag light is flashing and the codes we are reading are B1052 "drivers air module shorted" and B1084 " right side passenger pre tensioner shorted" the body ...
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2004 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L No Start VIN: 5Y2SL62824
I have a 2004 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L with a no start. I started by checking for codes and found none (but I did have communication). Next I checked to see if it had spark, it did, about 16Kv's. Then I checked to see if it had injector pulse and it did. So then I ho...
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2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FH79Y44
Guys I really need help here , I am pulling my hair out . this Saab 9-3 Aero , came in with a code P1312 Ionization sigal malfunction / Misfire code . I replaced all plugs with OE plugs , replaced the Ionization Detection Module , and decarbonized the engine ,... Trouble codes: P1312
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2009 Saturn Aura XR 3.6L park/running lights VIN: 1G8ZX57749
Vehicle came to me from a body shop friend, who asked me to fix the running lights. Vehicle had minor passenger door damage that was repaired. All running lights were inop front and back. Found blown fuse in trunk fuse box. Fuse blows as soon as you turn on ru...
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1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: 2T1CF22P1X
Customer brought in 99 Toyota Solara, transmission shudders and slips from a stop upon acceleration. Once under way shifting from first to second and through other gears are fine and feel good. Transmission fluid color is mostly pink but there does appear to b...
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1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, No acceleration VIN: 3VWRF61HXW
This fine little Jetta came in with what seemed to be a normal bad MAF or plugged up intake system, guess not. After replaceing MAF and no inprovement was made looked into fuel system. Found GAS mixed in with the Diesel. In fear the gas ruined the injection pu...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Heater Motor VIN: 3VWCA21C8Y
The heater blower motor don,t work.I don,t have any digrams to show which fuse goes to what.So I tested all fuses and they test good.I removed the glove box to expose the blower motor.The blower motor had fell down from were it is suppost to be.I put it back u...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Basic Setting VIN: 3VWDT71K06
Car came in as crank/start/dies after 3-4 seconds, no faults. Customer had replaced the fuel filter and battery attempting repair, we found defective egr valve, replaced and car starts/runs fine. Steering assist light (yellow) is on. Set steering angle sensor ...
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2008 Volkswagen Jetta 2.0T 2.0L No drive symptoms VIN: 3VWRA71K28
Hello fellow techs. Need help finding reference voltage. No helpful info from alldata or mitchel find pin voltage. Code p2015 keeps coming back and i am trying to determine if the intake manifold runner position sensor has the correct koeo voltage. This system... Trouble codes: P2015 (Intake manifold flap sensor / motor)
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29551
Checked for exhaust and intake leaks. None found. Smoked intake, no leaks found. i am using VIDA which doesnt really offer any fault tracing for this code at all. I replaced the Front O2 sensor, light comes on after about 15 minutes of driving. I work on alot ... Trouble codes: ECM, 28 (Front Heated Oxygen sensor integrator. Faulty Signal)
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2001 BMW 530i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBADT63441
Hello everyone Many thanks to Scott,Jason,Henry,sean, Serge &Mike, particular thanks to Steven [...],Just like you mentioned in your reply,we had to take the BMW to a fellow shop owner that has the latest version of the BMW ISTA software,he encoded and a... Trouble codes: 209 (Anti- tempering protection EWS).
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2005 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBANA53595
What I found was that the lack of communication on the PT Can was caused by a short to ground on WUP (wake up) line. The cause of the short was a failed intelligent battery sensor which is located in the neg. battery cable. I located the source by disconnectin...
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1979 Buick LeSabre 5.7L paint code
found riveted to the firewall to the left of the brake booster and down
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1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Fuel leak VIN: 1G6ET1291R
thanks to everyone for the advice no luck finding a good fuel rail aftermarket or ebay instead just removed and replaced the cracked fuel line retest no fuel leaks customer was happy with the repair thanks again . happy new year!!!
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L ignition switch VIN: 1GCEC14V63
Sorry everone it took me a few days to reply.The crank fuse was blown.I must have shorted it during testing.Sometimes the simplest things is the easyist to miss.
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2007 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L P/S Pump VIN: 2G1WB58K79
I'm calling this one fixed(?). I replaced the pump with oe and even used GM fluid. I asked thecustomer to come back in a couple of weeks for me to verify fluid condition and for any air.In the mean time he went to a quick lube and they. topped off fluid tellin...
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1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L wipers VIN: 3B7HC12ZOW
i want to thank everbody that replied to my problem. i checked every ground that i could find and everything else that anyone suggested and could not fix the problem. some techs at a local chrysler dealership thought the problem was in the power distribution b...
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1999 Dodge Dakota 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7GG22Y9X
Well, first let me apologize for some of the lack of info. I was not the tech working on this vehicle, I was trying to help another less experienced tech and didn't want to insult him while we posted the request. I had to try and help him while having to make...
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1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Wont set monitors VIN: 1FTEF15N1T
SOME SUGGESTED THAT ENGINE TEMP WAS NOT REACHIN OPERATING TEMP, BUT IS WAS ON THIS TRUCK. THERMOSTS WAS OK. SUGGESTIONS REGARDING KAM, KEEP ALIVE MEMORY WERE VERY PROMISING, BUT THE CUSTOMER BACKED OUT OF DIAGNOSTICS DUE TO LACK OF FUNDS. THANKS FOR THE HELP, ...
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1996 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Oil pan removal VIN: 1FTCR15U6T
This one is fixed. All replies were helpful.The pan came out without pulling the engine. [...] the shield on the transmission allowed the pan to drop enough to loosen oil pump. The oil pump shaft is held in by a clip. I couldn't get the shaft popped out of t...
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1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Suspension VIN: 1FMPU18L7W
Replacing both rear suspension air bags took care of the rapid cycling but it still cycles too often in between every 2 or 3 minutes or so. Recheck and found right front leaking only under suspension compression. Customer lack funds at this time to change th...
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1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L heating VIN: 1FALP23F10
Check cap, ok Replaced water pump, old one did not look to bad. Reversed heater hoses. I found out radiator had been leaking. Was replaced. the reason this no heat issue happened last year was do to the fact of always losing coolant. After radiator was repla...
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2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU72E6T
Thanks to all for the help. we have fixed this exploder it turns out that it had a real bad case of water as the filler neck on these rusts out and the water just pores in the filler. We removed all the water and installed a new filter and injector cleaner and...
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2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FDXF46F33
Thanks to everyone who replied. THanks to dieselman for his suggestion. He suggested i plug the block heater in, even though it was in my heated shop. the next morning i tried to start the truck and it started, very rough but it smoothed out.Probably all barre...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTPW14564
Well guys...i gave up. I was losing to much time and money laying on this [...] so i had to send it to a local dealer that has been trying to help me over the phone. Long story short, the dealer called me after they fiddled a day away on it and found it has a ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0307, P2104, P2112.
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP58U05
Customer had 3 keys for this vehicle, obtained all 3 keys and re-programmed, problem solved, thanks for all the help
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Instrument Cluster VIN: 3FAFP07Z46
Well, the customer decided that he can put up with the issue even after replacing the battery, the problem did not change. he said if it gets worse he will bring it back in. thanks IATN for your help.
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1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCEG640S
Thanks for the replies guys. After checking the vehicle out and performing bench testes on components. I have not found a problem at this time and due to the cost of the purge valve. Customer wants to wait also. Clear check engine light customer states no pro... Trouble codes: P0441.
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2002 Infiniti G20 2.0L drivetrain VIN: JNKCP11A82
I apologize for taking so long to close this reply. The original post was made by one of my technicians while I was on vacation. The owner of the vehicle was in no hurry to get the car back so nothing more was done (other than the listed parts that had alrea...
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2003 Infiniti Q45 4.5L power seats and windows VIN: JN1BF01A53
thanks Ian and James, this one fixed , as Mitchel there is 2 cercuit breaker in Fuse blok #1 but I can not see any cercuit braker then I checked with All data found that the cercuit braker built in so the fix was change Fuse blok # 1 due to open cercuit( the ...
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2001 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Buzzing at rear VIN: JACDJ58X41
Well, this one received 1 response. Looks like a real tough one. And it was. We never found what was causing the "buzzing" at the rear of this thing. It had the sound of an exhaust shield when it would accure. We replaced the muffler a second time thinking it ...
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2005 Isuzu N NPR 5.2L parking/marker lights VIN: JALC4B1675
found a burnt fusible link on the rear frame rail, replaced that and everything worked.
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Starting VIN: SAJDA01DXY
sorry guys, my other shop had replaced the battery prior to the post. they returned the car to the customer in the mean time and problem occured for customer again, but never for the shop. i'm thinking its got to have some type of draw that brings the volts to...
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L head VIN: 1J4GW48J44
Thanks everyone for all the help. As most mentioned the HO head is different than the standard one. The HO head is harder to find than the standard one,funny thing is I had one sent from Texas to Va. to my shop and it arrived on December 24th in a box that was...
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHM87A04
Ok the fix was several items, stress tested coils and found 4 that were bad. Replaced fuel pump, stubbled and had hesitation in acceleration, due to sitting and fuel varnish and replaced injectors because they were clogged. That's it everything is great now
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2001 Mazda MPV LX 2.5L Intake Manifold VIN: JM3LW28Y31
Everyone was right: Idle stabilizer valve! Thanks a million!
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2006 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1GG12L56
Thanks for all that responded. Since the conditions are set by very rainy weather, we asked the customer if he parks on a slope. Reason for this is because of a hood scoop that leads to the top of the intercooler which is mounted on top of coils. We asked t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire).
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E4V
Thank you to all that replied. This car had two problems that I had created while replacing the headgasket. Edgar was right on with the coolant in the crank sensor connector. I cleaned connector and sensor. Which I think got coolant in them when lifting cylin... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0306.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L does not shift VIN: WDBRN47J72
Thanks to all that replied. i did find transmisson fluid in the computer under the passenger floorboard. after cleaning out all the fluid, i had no change in the shifting. as many suggested i took it to another shop that specializes in mercedes and had him c...
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2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L transfercase VIN: 4M2ZU86KX4
Most post confirmed the Transfer case as the culprit. But there is also an issue with the trans shaft stripping on these fine rides. Customer is waiting until after the new year to start with repairs. Robert suggested I locate a used t-case and then tear down ...
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2006 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L 4wd drive VIN: 4M2YU57196
Well, I cannot get the thing to find another fault. I sent the alternator out had it gone over thinking the system voltage might be the culptit. The alt shop said there was noting wrong with it I said just overhaul it to cover my butt and, it worked. Thanks fo...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: WMWRE33493
Thanks for all that replied. Ian & Jason gave me enough information to justify inspecting the supercharger. I partially removed the front clip and had someone crank the engine over. The water pump impeller did not spin. Removed supercharger & inspected. Found ...
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2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y01
THanks for all the great replies I have had. The customer does not want to sink any more money in the vehicle and has decided to trade it off. I still the PCM was the problem. Trouble codes: P1320 (Igniton Primary Circut).
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2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Flywheel VIN: JN1DA31A42
Thanks for all the replies on this request. This is the first time I have seen this type of clutch setup. It has a dual mass flywheel which I would explain as containing the springs that would normally be housed in the disc as well as the mating surface of a...
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1996 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L Front Blower Motor VIN: 2P4FP25BXT
Thank you for all the great replies. The blower motor switch and the blower motor relay were both bad. This vehicle is fixed.Have a great New Year everyone!
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1996 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FS22K2T
Vehicle and/or owner have not returned or even called... maybe it fixed itself. We did replace the PCM so maybe it was the culprit afterall. Many thanks to all that replied, it was obvious that most researched the schematics of how this system operates and m... Trouble codes: P1441 (Evap flow detected during non purge event).
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52E72
Sorry for the delayed post. The cam sensor was opening when the engine warmed up. Then the thing would not start till it cooled off. Thanks for the help guys. Trouble codes: P2965.
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2006 Pontiac G6 3.5L Steering VIN: 1G2ZG52875
We replaced the steering module with a new unit from the dealer and the steering work as it should. But why oh why do they do this is beyond me?. Thanks everybody and Happy Holidays.!!
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1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L 4 wheel drive system VIN: 4S3BD6756W
Thank you to everyone that tried to help, I have not fixed the car yet. I want to correct what I written wrong earler and tha amps draw from the seloid is [...] not 85mamps and according to identifix that's pretty normal. Since last time I posted I adjusted...
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1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E2P
all the responses that were sent were grate but nothing seems to be wrong with car except when the customer has car don't know if we will ever fix this one but thanks to all for all the input very helpful thanks again
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