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2000 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.8L Engine Oil VIN: WAUGD28DWA
Hello everyone, I have a lot of time invested in this Audi and I would really appreciate your opinions before I continue and possibly damage something. Originally this vehicle came into the shop with a leaking valve cover. My co-worker replaced the gaskets, in...
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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WBAHC2316L
Hi every one , I have this 90 BMW 525 I with 80 k on it and it is in great condition over all. It is been surging stalling and no restart. The ambient temp was at -50 and a code for the engine temp was stored and the check engine would flash on and off during ... Trouble codes: 45 (Engine coolant temp sensor), 40 (Ac compressor)
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2002 BMW 330xi 3.0L Safety VIN: WBAEW53482
I have a good customer that has this BMW that the SRS light is on. I normally do not work on BMW's but he is a good customer and I told him I could at least pull the codes and advise him or fix it if it was something simple. The codes that I pulled are 03 - P/...
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1966 Buick Skylark 4.9L Stall VIN: 1BH2A3AA4A
Hello Iatn, I have one that should be easy, for some reason this one is not. I have here a 66' skylark dont really know if its a 300 or a 340. The customer drove the vehicle and it simply stalled on them. It was towed to the shop where it would not restart eit...
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1989 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L Dash VIN: 1G4CW54C3K
Vehicle has electronic dash, Dash comes on and flickers and goes off almost immediatly after car has been started. I have not tore the dash apart yet to investigate as it looks, to be a very dis-comforting chore. Has anybody got any info on this before i go in...
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Traction Control VIN: 3G5DA03E22
The traction control off lite stays on unless in reverse, the ABS works we have 2 codes c0240 and B2552. We tried a different BCM no change. Also the prndl lite doesn't work in any position, we have not looked into that. We don't know if this was working befor...
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2005 Buick Terraza CXL 3.5L Passg. temp.blend door VIN: 5GADV33L95
Passenger side temperature blend door is broken where the gear plugs in. I bought replacement doors, and gears,(as GM sells it). My concern is the actuator gear "stops" that are molded into the upper evaporator case are both broken off. The actuator has only 2...
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1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Blower motor VIN: 1G6CD5332L
Car originally came in with no blower operation. NO Codes in BCM. Followed GM's "no blower operation" flowchart and see no voltage from BCM to blower power module (blower resistor)on pin B of 4-wire connector. Continuity in wiring was good so it says replace B...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y92
Thanks in advance for any help. Car came in about 3 weeks ago with P1359 in it. Cust complained that CEL light was on and seemed to run a little rough. At that time we did see missfires on bank one so we replaced that module and sent it down the road thinking ... Trouble codes: P1359
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1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GCCS194OW
hi to all i have this 98 s10 from anouther shop intermitly no start no spark they have replaced crank sesor modual computer coils just looking for some input before i get started thanks in advance jeff
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2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Right Front VIN: 1GNCS18W2Y
Ongoing problem with this S10 2wd Blazer.Clunking/thumping noise from RF area.First shop replaced sway bar links and bushings,my junior techs then diagnosed and replaced all the other parts one at time thats when it landed in my lap.(New Years gift?) I've hook...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.3L driveling, transmission VIN: 1GCEC19X56
hey guys, this vehicle comes into the shop yesterday and the customer just bought it and is complaining about a vibration about 44 mph, and under a light accelleration. I went to drive it to see if i can duplicate it, and there it was. It was if i needed to do...
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AP18P07
This cobalt came in with this rich code (p0172) weeks ago and we found a tsb about its high fuel trim. Since then we have done two fuel injection cleanings and pretty much ruled out any injector sticking problems. The light has since returned and we can't seem... Trouble codes: P0172
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2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT 3.5L Radio, Blower VIN: 2G1WJ15K17
When driving this vehicle the radio volume will shut off. The ligts stay on the radio and you can turn the volume up and change radio stations but there is no music at all. As soon as you stop the car and turn the key off and back on the radio will work again ...
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2011 Chevrolet Silverado hd 6.6L diesel exhaust fluid VIN: 1GC1KXC85B
Good afternoon Gm truck techs everywhere.This is my own personal truck.It is new with only 2800 kms or approx 1800 miles on it.This thing DRINKS diesel exhaust fluid!!!.It was supposedly full when I picked it up,I added 5 gallons at 1600 kms or 1000 miles and ...
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2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Radio VIN: 2C3AE66G51
Hello Techs, this vehicle belongs to a tech that works here at our shop. The vehicle was in an accident and hit in the right rear door, the rear door was replaced. While at the body shop we think they let the battery run down by having the door open. Vehicle w...
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1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L Oil Pressure VIN: 1B4HS28Y0W
On a test drive oil pressure starts at 60 psi cold and as you drive it lowers to 0 psi. This takes about 20 to 30 min. When it drops below 20 psi it starts to rattle like it is in need of oil. Which with no oil pressure that makes sense. But why does it take 2...
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B6KF2664Y
I weas called to a shop to program an ecm. When I got there I could not communicate with the ecm or pcm with the drb3. I informed the customer to take care of that first and call me back. I got back there and the pcm communicates with the drb and it programmed... Trouble codes: P1694 (No Bus from companion module)
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2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7K2361YJ
Ok all I will be the first to admit I do not have alot of experiance with diesel engines. I know how they work just not all the ends and outs of them. Customer ran out of fuel again cause the sending unit doesnt work (I know fix the sending unit and we will if... Trouble codes: P1688 (Internal injector pump failure), P0230 (Transfer pump circuit out of range), P1693 (MIL Fault in companion module)
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2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L transfercase/differential VIN: 3D7KU28C23
Have a noise in transfercase or front diff only in 4wd. Noise is most pronounced when accelerating or decellerating at speeds over 35mph. On accell it gets louder with heavy acceration above 50 mph. This is a 6spd, np217 manual transfercase, American axle 9 1/...
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2004 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Turn Signals/Hazards Inop VIN: 1D7HG48N44
Vehicle came in blowing #1 and 5 fuses in power dist center,burning electrical smell in vehicle.found combo flasher was the odor(connector fine)replaced fuses and got a standard part #efl24 flasher.fuses no longer blow,turn signals and hazards working normal-c...
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2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 6.7L right front wheel speed sensor VIN: 3D7KS28A07
i have a 2007 dodge p/u 2500 that has the right front speed sensor not operating properly. scan tool reads 8192 rpm. doesn't change when disconnected or connected and driven. volt meter reads 0 volts when connected to wires and wheel is spun.
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Laramie 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1D7HA18P67
Thanks in advance for your time- This truck has blown head gaskets. We r/r the cylinder heads and found the left head to be out of flat by .011" does anyone have experience with these heads being surfaced this much? Am I causing myself a headache if I use thi...
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18257
vehicle came in with mil lamp on for evap leak replace all nessary parts recommended per tsb 14-001-06 and reset light customer went to fill up vehicle and tank will not fill checked all hoses and all is good removed evap cannister hose and tank fills good rem... Trouble codes: P0457, P0456
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2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L power sliding door VIN: 1JV343SJ08
Mopar techs i need help with this caravan.the left rear sliding door does not work with the key fobs(2) it works with the switch on the b-pillar and the dash switch.no codes stored.using a starmobile i scanned wcm and it is recieving left rear door signal.the ...
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L heater
hello again guys, need some help with this one before i bury a ton of time into it. I have a f250 pickup 7.3 turbo diesel that has no heat output any position, the temp mix door appears and sounds to be operating as inspected assembled. Have installed new ther...
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2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Misfire VIN: X12F178637
Car came in to shop with missfire. Customer stated while driving Tack started acting erratic, after market alarm started going off. Customer hade to pull over and shut car off tp reset alarm. pulled codes from cumputer found po605, fix first, po356 fix last. F... Trouble codes: P0605, P0356
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2003 Ford E-250 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L63
It dont happen often but i am stumped. The customer bought this van as is drove off lot and check engine light came on very quick. P0171 and p0174 both sides plus 50% under all conditions, idle going down road, going up hill, going down hill.we smoked intake e... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2)
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2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Stall VIN: 2FTZA54684
please help. I'm working on this freestar and leanig towards a fuel issue. The customer brought the van in after it stalled once while driving. It started right up for him and no codes were in the system. It has not stalled again. I test drove it around while ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNW21P94
OH THE 6.0 FROM HELL. Vehicle just bought in texas began trip to Wisconsin never made ot of texas before injetor #4 failed. upon showing up here it was a crank no start, pulled codes and ALL were EGR related. Found vehicle to have leaking EGR cooler, stuck wid... Trouble codes: P0284
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L spark plugs holes VIN: 1FTNW21L84
Hey guys we need a little help on this one. About 2 weeks ago this truck was in for the typical spark blowing out of cylinder 4 and taking the threads with it. Upon talking to our local machine shop we decided it would be best to just pull the intake for acces...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14594
Truck came in with intermittant long crank time. Got it to act up and watched fuel pressure drop until it died. Had stored code p1233 in it at this time. Checked power and ground at pump and it was ok but pump wouldnt run. Hit pump and it ran. Put pump in and ... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel pump driver module), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2), P1450 (Unable to bleed fuel tank vacuum)
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF21536
Am running out of options. Lean concern anly exists during acceleration. Long fuel trims jump to 19%, and will hold at 10% during highway cruise. As soon as accelerator is released, fuel trims return to normal. Tune up new, many new igntion parts(coils), new t... Trouble codes: P0174 (System lean bank 2)
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2010 Ford F150 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTFW1EV4A
Extended crank time 15 seconds or longer when engine is cold. Outside or inside makes no difference. Once vehicle starts, it is fine the rest of the time till engine temperature returns to ambient. No codes are being displayed or stored. Check for injector fir...
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2001 GMC W3500 Forward W3S042 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4KDB4B1R51
Truck starts ok cold starts to run worse the hotter it gets. Checked for vacume leaks found none. fuel pump 52 psi idle. It appears to be running lean on bank 2 any body seen this before? Thanks for any help. Trouble codes: P0468
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2002 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L air suspension VIN: 1GKDT13S32
vehicle came in with rear suspension dropping-sprayed air bags with soapy water-found air bags leaking-replaced air bags-system will pump up-but will leakdown on left side-replaced air lines on left side still same problem-unable to find any more external leak...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start
hi this 91 accord gets towed to the shop for an engine swap engine partly taken apart customer desides on a used engine so a replace timing belt ,water pump, spark plugs, wires when starting when is cold crank no start i have to crank and hit the accl pedal se...
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L hi idle VIN: 1HGCB7651M
ran motor till warmed up and idle was still ok.raised car on lift n changed oil/filter n let it down. cranked it up n idle was at 2000 rpms.no idle surge,just plain hi idle.sprayed carb spray n no difference.cleaned IAC motor n still same.reset ecm n same.only... Trouble codes: 14 (IAC motor)
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L left slider door VIN: 5NF4YT76T5
IATN help...I have my cousins van in the shop for left sliding door inop and WOW what a complex system...I started by checking for codes and found none...checked fuses all ok...i can not hear a motor trying to work when i manually open/close door in either dir...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L drive VIN: KM8SC13D82
this car came into the shop, drives and shifts ok but when yo u first put it into drive theres a delay of a couple seconds before it kicks into gear. have no clue where to look, please help and thank you.
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2006 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8JN72D46
Robert said there is a bulletin about a cone in the air filter this car doesn't have one and all air tubes are clear This is a re-post of the same car with errors corrected as to VIN and it IS a 6cyl Trouble codes: P0171 (O2 sensor too lean Bank1), P0174 (O2 sensor too lean Bank2)
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2001 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA24C51
According to Mitchel p1646 is a fuel pump relay 2 malfunction for a supercharge motor. This vehicle is not a s/c motor. Just wondering if someone has ran into this or does this code have a different meaning. (oxygen sensor, etc.) We normally do not work on Jag... Trouble codes: P1646
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2008 Jeep Patriot Limited 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1J8FT28W18
hi folks, this vehicle has a surge or hesitation when accelerating from a stop. once about every three take offs. i viewed all scan data and all scan data looks good. from graphing the app sensors, throttle position sensors, and even graphing the wheel speed ...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Warning lights on dash VIN: SALTY12401
This Discovery came in with the abs/brake/tc and hill decent light on.Scanned system with the Launch and pulled above listed codes.Performed the tsb pertaining to the abs modulator and shuttle switch and found no issues with the wiring.The pump will work and I...
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2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L blower VIN: 5LMEU27R52
I want to thank oyu all for the help you8 have given me in the past, I need a little help now. This Navigator came in the shop to repair a leaky pcv tube assy., imagine that, but the customer mentioned that she noticed that the blower fan would come on when sh...
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1994 Mazda Navajo LX 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F2CU44X8R
Cps erratic voltage when does run,
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: WDBCA35E9M
thanks in advance for any help, advice or direction. This is the first time for this car, owners concern is that the car just dies and will not restart right away. The owner is a elderly lady and is not sure how it dies, like running out of gas or just turned ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG 6.0L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG79JX6
I need help with this beast,only happen whenever car decide to quit,sympton crank over and runs with misfire and some time missing so bad car won't start. I'm suspecting coil pack but cost of the coil pack is $1250.00 per side so I really need someone to shine... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0307, P0308, P0309
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1994 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1EJO1F9R
Car was brought to me for a missfire related to a bad injector. Determined #3 injector was not functioning. Owner provided a rebuilt injector and a set of plugs purchased from the dealer. I installed the parts, replaced the thermostat due to engine running col... Trouble codes: 33 (Heated oxygen sensor circuit), 34 (Knock sensor circuit)
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L compressor VIN: JN8DR09X32
Hi,hope everyone had a good new years.This pathfinder came in for a new engine that we replaced,but the customer has been holding off on a new compressor for awhile now because we diagnosed it as a bad coil a few months back.Compressor was shutting off after h...
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2004 Nissan 350Z 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1A234E34
dont know if im just getting bad parts or what but the p2135 code comes on and it goes into limp home mode. ive replaced the throttle body twice in 6 months and 8 months prior another shop replaced it also. ive checked the wiring and the pedel position sensor ... Trouble codes: P2135
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L cab heat VIN: 1N4AL11D94
replace therm,heater control thermostat and flushed cooling sys. Found metal pipe coming out block above eng. therm,175 deg. and temp drops from there to heater hose. rev engine heats 150d or better let idle goes down to 95 deg. anyone with this problem. what ...
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2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Hvac VIN: 1N4AL11D06
Thanks guys for help in advance. The blower speeds work correctly however when you move the temp control from hot to cold or vise versa the mode function changes. For example if you have it on the switch postion for dash air and it's on cold or slightly warm t...
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1987 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Brougham 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3HN5433H
Vehicle arrived at our garage after multiple items have been changed. The vehicle has no codes but is in limp home mode. When cold the vehicle will start and run (it runs like normal) after a minute it will sputter and eventually stall. After it stalls it will...
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2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GMDUOEEYD
van not over heating temp steady. seems to be putting coolent into over flow and not going back into rad .suspect bad head gasket what does the coolent bypass moter? thanks
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1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YS3DD58B8S
We have tried to hook up two different scan tools,a Modis and an OTTOTEST,neither one will communicate.This vehicle runs rough and stalls alot.Seems to be loading up w/fuel but can't really tell.We have unhooked the crank sensor and it made no difference,Ohm'd...
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2006 Subaru Outback 2.5i 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S4BP61CX6
This Subaru will heat wonderfully on the driver's side, but the passenger side is completely cold. It is equipped with MANUAL A/C, not Automatic. It does NOT have dual-zone climate control. Have not found any IATN cases of factory service bulletins with these ...
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2006 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L Power Steering VIN: 4S3BL62676
Vehicle came from body shop where they replaced the power steering pump and the rack and pinion. When turning the steering wheel while stationary or in motion the steering would shutter and make noise(staggered feeling on the steering wheel). Checked the belts...
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2000 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28BXY
Car came in with a complaint of loss of power on the highway. Found P1349 VVT malfunction and misfire codes on front bank. We replaced VVT oil control valve clear codes and test drive car drives fine cold after about 15 minutes of highway driving you feel a sl... Trouble codes: P1349 (Varible Valve Timing system malfunction bank 1), P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cyl 1 misfire), P0303 (cyl 3 misfire), P0305 (cyl 5 misfire)
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L Surge VIN: 3VWPD69M21
Hello all you vw guru's out there i got a jetta giving me fits when it first came in it was surging severly all the time i replaced the maf and it stopped.a week later same thing won't hardly idle.checked for vacuum leak found 2 vacuum lines broke and repaired... Trouble codes: 16684 (Random cylinder misfire), 16685 (Misfire cyl 1), 16686 (Misfire cyl 2), 17705 (Pressure loss at connection between charger and throttle body), 17963 (Maximum pressure exceeded), 17545 (Lt fuel adaptive bank 1 system to rich)
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Engine temperature VIN: WAUED64B81
Thanks for all the help. we finally got into the engine and pulled the thermostat. We then tested it in a pot of water and monitored the temperature and the thermostat and a new one at the same time. the new stat started opening at 180 degrees, however the old...
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2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L No Start, cranks over VIN: TRUWT28N72
Sorry it took me a while to close this out. Ran into problems getting the radio out. Finally did and the emergency flasher button was the fix for the directional. Don't know if it is related, but now the car will intermittently not start. Just posted a ...
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2004 Buick Regal LS 3.8L shift interlock VIN: 2G4WB52K54
thanks to all that responded. this is still somewhat of a mystery. after driving the car and communicating with no codes for two days i removed and check the ignition switch. it tested fine and no burn marks. i replaced the switch for added insurance. it's bee...
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2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYEE637X6
Sorry for my delay on this. Believe or not, previous tech made a perfect white dot right next to the window that you look to check if the painted chain link is in position on the left bank. Unfortunately my mistake was to follow that white dot and used a mirro... Trouble codes: P0009 (Engine Position System Performance Bank 2), P0018 (Crankshaft Position CKP/Intake Camshaft Position CMP Correlation Bank 2), P0019 (Crankshaft Position CKP/Exhaust Camshaft Position CMP Correlation Bank 2), P0302 (Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected), P0304 (Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected), P0306 (Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected).
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1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Engine VIN: 1G1NE52J8Y
Thanks to all for help and advice, we replaced the Ign lock cyl. and it changed the problem but not a total fix until we changed the switch also..So far driving without a problem,, Thanks again...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2C4GM48L25
thanks for all the replies! for the fix it needs a pcm, the idiot up front still wont listen to me, so its going to the dealer for 'further diagnosis' because identifix couldnt confirm it?!?, even though I could.. bottom line is, pcm had a bad coil driver as ... Trouble codes: P0300, P2305.
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1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L rr wheel VIN: 1B4GP54L8T
thank you guys for all the responses.the noise was present before any work was done meaning the old drum made the same noise.what i ended up doing,at the suggestion of alot of you wasto cut the drum and replaced the bonded shoes with higher quality riveted sho...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7HA18N92
Why do we do this, I mean seriously! My health suffers during jobs like this. After spending all weekend and two days this week thinking about this truck, we came back to work today ready to get after this problem. We removed the valve cover...AGAIN... and che... Trouble codes: P0352 (ignition coie 2 primary circuit).
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1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cuts out, Fuse blows VIN: 1FTHX26F2T
Everybody nailed it when we pulled the fuel filter the heater underneath was broke! Thanks for all the help!
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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L pressure plate VIN: 3FAFP31371
all right guys, so it did get fixed by replacing the flywheel, the new flywheel had about 0.0030" more on the steped side, so that does make a huge difference. Something I forgot to mention in yesterday's post is the fact that no one makes a shim for this appl...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Fuse 24 Blows VIN: 1FTSX21P25
Hi everyone and all i can say is check VERY closely, the wiring coming from the tow/OD switch on the column. My first check did not show a chafe but when i took another look, there it was. Thanks, Ron
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2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FMZU72KX3
Thanks everyone for the help. You guys were right on. Once I removed the CORRECT SERVO :) it was obvious. The servo had broken. Like I stated, I am a chrysler guy. Installed new servo and all is well. Thanks again for the help. Hope I can help out with a chry...
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L16
After a bit of time and checks vehicle ended up having a bad exhaust valve on cylinder number 6. Had to do a compression check both hot and cold before we ended up finding the problem. Compression was good cold and fall way off when hot. Anyway sent heads out ... Trouble codes: P172, P0731 (Inncorrert gear ratio).
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2008 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Pan VIN: 1FTPW14V38
OK guys I checked the vent, it seemed to be fine - no restrictions. We then took the bolts on the sides of the pan (the ones that go all the way trough) out 1 by 1 and coated the treads with RTV. So far so good. Hopefully thats the end of it. If it comes back ...
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2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L heater VIN: 1HGES16384
ok so we finally got the vehicle back and actually have the head off it now. we put a funnel on the radiator and put antifreeze in it, and let it idle, at idle if you watched for bubbles you would very seldom see any, if you revved it up a couple of times than...
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2005 Honda Accord EX 2.4L engine VIN: 1HGCM56895
Thank you to all who responded.Most agreed that there bent valves which happened.Removed head to possible valve job and new chain, guide, and tensioner but when saw top of piston creaked on #2 cylinder, customer went with used engine.The chain had stretched an...
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2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Rear Defoger-Tailights VIN: KMHWF25H23
AFTER DETERMINING THAT BY DEPRESSING THE WIPER MIST BUTTON I WAS SUPPLYING GROUND TO THE MODULE THRU THE SWITCH, ALL MALFUNCTIONS SEEMED TO HAVE ONE COMMON DENOMINATOR I DECIDED TO REPLACE EATCM MODULE-REPLACED THE EATCM MODULE WITH NEW- PROBLEM FIXED--THANKS
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2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8JM12D25
turns out this was just a simple case of lack of maintaince.replaced plugs and wires and ciol packs.after this was done car worked fine but was still slugist.removed front pipe again and converters and found one converter bad at top where you could not see by ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305.
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2003 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L 4x4 control VIN: 4S2DM58W13
One reply was telling me where the fuses were, they were OK Another reply said if the indicator lights were flashing it was trying to do something The third reply said to go inside the diff and free up the sliding gear which locks in the front axle, All good...
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1998 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, intermitent VIN: 1J4FY18S3W
I had this vehicle for a couple of weeks. I put a crank sensors in it, distributor, coil wires, plugs, and a new ecm. Nothing fixed it. It recently has been to two other independent garages and nothing. Its at the dealer now. They have had it for awile an...
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2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L Air Suspension VIN: SALPM16481
thanks to all who replied. since my snap on modis could not clear up the air suspension code . i took it to landrover to clear it up, so vehicle is working fine . when we returned at the shop we notice that the rear left and left front air suspension bag...
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1999 Lexus GS400 4.0L noise VIN: JT8BH68X2X
thanks for your replies,i took the cams off and found that on one of the intake valve,one of the valve keeper came off and was hitting the bottom of the valve shim making all that noise.i put two new keepers and all is good.
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2006 Lexus LS430 4.3L Door latch VIN: JTHBN36F46
I got 3 replies and I thank you for your help. I ordered a new latch from the dealer at $159. I installed the new latch into the door closer assy and it works fine. Customer is happy that he didn't have to spend $1300 (which is for the auto closer assy with la...
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2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L brake pedal VIN: 5LMFU28R03
THANKS TO ALL,THIS PROBLEM WAS CAUSED BY A DIY-ER,CALIPER RATTLE CLIPS INSTALLED BACKWARDS,PADS WORN OFF ONE SIDE,CAUSING CALIPER TO TRAVEL TO FAR,USED MODULE WAS NOT PROGRAMED,MOST LIKELY OLD MODULE OK.THANKS AGAIN FOR THE HELP.
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2006 Lincoln Zephyr 3.0L Heated seat VIN: 3LNHM261X6
Well this one is fixed. replaced the Black 12 pin connector to the DCSM. PIn M was melted which is ground. Thanks to Zaya from Cali. for the heads up on the tsb for this problem 08-23-11. The tsb lists a pigtail kit for this Part # 3u2z-14s411-ZMA. The pigta...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Po340 VIN: 1YVFP82D54
well, body guys should fix body only ,this guy install right time chain one toot off on intake cam,it made no change on engine performance it was running very smooth.after reseting time chain techometer works and no more p0 340 car runs great thank you all.
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF72F0V
Other shop brought vehicle to diagnose no start. No pulse at injectors. Vehicle was towed to impound before. Perform pin test to confirm operating circuits. Determined that alarm interupt engaged. Diconected battery to clear memory. Vehicle tries to start. Wil...
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1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01D0W
Thanks for all the replies. The misfire was a result of an intake gasket leak on the #1 side. Once again thanks for all the assistance Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire).
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2002 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Heater Temperature VIN: 1N4AL11D62
RAISING THE FRONT WHEELS TWO FEET IN THE AIR AND LETTING IT RUN ABOUT 45 MINS WITH THE FILLER JUG ON IT WORKED.WORKING GREAT FOR A WEEK...THANKS TO EVERYONE
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2002 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L driver side dash squeak squeaky squeaking VIN: Y12C535092
Thanks for replies and thanks again IATN... This truck had a minor fender bender a while back at the LF and it broke/ cracked/ shattered the body seams and welds underneath the fender in the LR hood hinge area. Made out of tin foil. After welding the beer ...
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2004 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 5N1BV28U14
Thanks for all the replies. The pcm was badly corroded on the outside opened the case and found corrosion on the inside also some moisture sending it to the dealer for a new pcm.
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E94
custermer left on saturday and was supposed to return on monday but never did , general consensus was 3.0 volts to 3.8 volts atmoheric but checked against other 04s and found 4.0 volts normal with no pressure, if customer returns will apply vaccumme to tank s... Trouble codes: 1444 (purge volume).
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2004 Other Chrysler RV 8.9L No Start VIN: 4UZAAHCYX3
Tested all power and ground inputs to ECM. Took a while because I struggled to find correct diagrams and information. There was one additional fuse blown which was the ignition feed to the ECM. That was pin A in the 23 wire round connector near the rear of the...
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2005 Other GM business cla .0L adjusters
To all who replied Thank you for all your help. I would not have fixed this vehicle without eleminating the tips you provided. The brakes were locking up due to bent s cam housings. Both s cam bousings were bent left pretty bad and right ever so slightly. th...
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1987 Plymouth Reliant 2.2L Brakes VIN: 1P3BF36DOH
I blocked off the master cylinder outlets and confirmed no more pedal drop, replaced the master cylinder and flushed the fluid, pedal is firm and stays firm, thanks for all the unanimous replys.
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1987 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L Glass VIN: 1G2FW2189H
Thanks for the suggestions,guys. I did end up getting it working by removing the latch assy and disconnecting the motor - i toggled the switch on the motor a few times and it began to work. I repaired poor connections at the four wire harness connector. Now it...
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1995 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.1L Traction control VIN: 1GMDU06L8S
Hope you guys had a good Christmas and new year. Customer has not returned for us to take this any further, so until they do, there's not much we can do for them. However, thanks for your ideas, much appreciated.
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1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L ignition timing VIN: JT2VN39W9N
Car had bad TPS(throttle switch). Now have timing change when connector jumpered. Was able to change timing by adjusting TPS then had proper adjustment travel at distributor to set timing to specs. Connected new knock sensor to harness, bypassing sub harness u...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Rear Pads VIN: 5TDBT48A92
I recommended a higher grade fleet pad, but they opted to just warranty the existing pads and take the vehicle...so I won't know if it is totally fixed for another couple months. Thanks guys for the input.
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L steering VIN: WVWLH63B51
Well, he is ANOTHER lesson for me. One of my techs THOUGHT it was the inner tie rod ends. After I checked it BEFORE ordering parts,I found that the rack and pinion mounting bolts were loose. I removed the battery and tightened the 2 mounting bolts, and problem...
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