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1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Starting VIN: WBADD6326V
Please help the car tow in customer said that the car was run fine after had death battery the car will not start again with new battery all lights they are on but won't turn over i don't feel any things no sound start not click on and of i by pass the car cra...
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1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Stall VIN: 2G4WS52M5W
does anyone know where the fuel pump resistor is located on this vehicle, and what does it look like? from what i am reading this could very well be the problem. Trouble codes: P0230
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2002 Buick Rendezvous CXL Plus 3.4L charging VIN: 3G5DB03E02
ok here goes. vehicle came in not charging. tested battery and alternator. battery bad and alternator only putting out 12v. Replaced battery and alternator. couple of weeks later vehicle came back in not charging. Replaced alternator. all was good vehicle is b...
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2011 Buick LACROSS 3.6L Rear Diff. VIN: 1G4GD5GDXB
Hello techs, this is an all wheel drive lacross with a driveline vibration.car is new and never in an accident.the vibration is transmitted through the vehicle.it happens under light acceleration from a cruise.it is not felt on a flat road in a coasting situat...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Transfer Case VIN: 1GNFK16R4T
Customer stated 4x4 worked last winter. During the summer the 4x4 indicator switch lamps all would flash randomly.Now 4x4 lamps only light up when key first turned on.There is no 4x4 engagement or sensation.no 2hi lamp lite at anytime except start up. when ret...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G1JF12T9W
First of all it's a 2.4 T not a 2.2. For some reason it comes up a 2.2 on iatn. I am a G.M. tech of 22 years (or at least i thought i was) and i've never had anything like this. It seems like timing is off or something is interfering with crank signal. when yo... Trouble codes: P0335 (Ckp sensor a circuit problem), P0341 (Cmp sensor circuit out of range)
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L steering & b VIN: 1234567891
i have this 2003 chev pkp came in w/broken power steering pump shaft.put after market pump on after driving [...] all fluin blow out top of pump. so i replaced pump w/gm pump & same thing.could it have something to do w/hydro boost not to familar w/the pro...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L abs VIN: 1GCHK23U14
Help GM Techs!! This truck has the abs and brake light (in cluster) illuminated. When we tried to scan for codes we could not communicate with any scan tools. We found dlc fuse blown, replaced and still were getting comm. errors with various different high qua...
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Instruments VIN: 2C3HE66G8X
This car sits on a car lot. a month ago the horn started honking by itself, I went back inside and now the gas gauge drops, the coolant gauge wont work,no reading on the heat/ac, no mileage reading and the lights flicker inside the car, no headlights, all the ...
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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L Cluster VIN: 3C8FY68B12
Cluster gauges and lights do not work, radio and heater controls do not light up. Dtc stored p1687. Checked fuses 10,13 and 15..all good. Pulled cluster out connectors and wires are good..no burns or broken wires. I have power at pins 4 and 14 and ground at pi...
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2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L engine VIN: 2C3HE66G14
Thanks in advance for any help or suggestions, There is a severe vibration felt throughout the vehicle at hot idle in gear. The vibration is felt primarily at the front of the engine. Oil pressure is in spec. and no noise is present. The crank balancer was wob...
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1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B7FL26X5V
Hi all tranny experts. This is my sons truck. we bought it with a burnt tranny. Removed transmission and had a local transmission shop overhaul it. Aprox $700 in parts (cost) including rebuilt valve body. Still had a problem. He then found a problem in the ove...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B4HS2BZ0X
this thing came in with a high idle and intermitten stall. also ran rough at idle. i replaced the iac and the lower plate gasket under the intake. it idles at 1300 intermittenly and then at 700. it will leave for a few days and do fine. the iac counts when it ... Trouble codes: P1294
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7GG2AN9Y
Have a '00 Daktota 4.7L. Gets poor fuel economy on average of 220 mi per tank. Scanned checked for codes. Had EVAP System code P0455 Large leak. Smoke tested system and no vissible leaks found. Performed service bay test on Evap system; checked out good. Fuel ... Trouble codes: P0455
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2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L security VIN: 1B4HS28Z61
security light come on and stays on after about 1 min running time. tried disconnecting battery and locking and unlocking with key fob no help. as side note now steering wheel radio controls and rear wiper do not work. does body control module or central timer...
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1995 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3AK43Y8S
Customer pulled in a 95,Eagle talon 2.0 with turbo he ran it into a snow drift didnt do alot of damage the day after he pulled it out of the snow the car didnt start I started checking the car out and found the fuel pump is not activating and there is no spark...
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1997 Ford F-250 4.6L heater VIN: 1FTEX2760V
Blows hot air until driven. Then It cools off. In park at idle stays cool. Bring up rpm comes up little bit. Flow through core is good until driven then it slows down. blend door is working. Inlet hose remans hot outlet cools down. Heater core change because i...
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1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP57S1W
Good morning, I have a 98 Taurus here from a used car lot that I have to install and reprogram a used PCM. (They diagnosed the P0443 and concluded it need the pcm.) I need to know what steps I need to take in order to reprogram the PATS system. I have an IDS t... Trouble codes: P0443 (Evap Purge)
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Pats System VIN: 1FAFP66L7X
Customers purse was stolen at walmart with keys in it. Locksmith rigged pats system. Car was towed in with no ecm communication. Installed ecm -we now have communication- we also installed new keys and ignition tumbler. Trying to program pats system. This syst...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNF2OP14
plenty of boost initialy but falls off soon trans changing funny seems if engine was 100% trans would correct it self low boost over all Trouble codes: P132B, P2263
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2004 Ford Focus SE 2.0L All VIN: 1FAFP34344
Can't rotate key. Key must be rotated to ACC position to get the nipple on the lock cylinder to line up with the hole in the housing so old lock cylinder can be removed. Currently the key won't turn. Also, the Multifunction switch assembly is mounted directly ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Coolant VIN: 1FTNX20PX4
Thanks in advance. I replaced coolers due to blown EGR cooler 2K miles ago. Customer called and said oil in coolant now, degas bottle over flowing. This wasn't occuring before I replaced the coolers. I am having it towed to me. My question is: will blown head ...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hissing noise VIN: 1FDWF36P55
This truck came in with a bad egr cooler. After replacing the cooler the truck seems to run fine but my tech noticed a hissing noise coming from the turbo area. After closer investgation we found the exhaust pipe that feeds the turbo hissing. Inspected the con...
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L interior/box lights VIN: 1FTPW14565
Well this is a puzzler. His battery has gone dead to many times and he installed a new one before it got to our shop. I installed ids scanner and had numerous codes in varies modules, communication and low voltage codes. I completely removed the wiring for the...
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2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L battery VIN: 1FM23H4ZD5
Hello Iatn. I have a 05 Mustang, sorry I dont have the real VIN or ODO since im writing this from the house but will check it when i get back to work. This vehicle has a parasitic draw that will kill the battery if not run in a day or two. I tested the draw an...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on, No Throttle Response VIN: 1FDSS31L96
This van was thrown into my lap the day I started here. It had been in before for a P2104 TAC System-Forced Idle and P2112 TAC System Stuck Closed. A new throttle body had been installed. The lead tech went through the harness to check the wiring, was all good... Trouble codes: P2105 (TAC system-Forced Engine Shutdown), U0300 (Internal Control Module Software Incompatibility)
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2008 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14V68
looking for some help, first we are diesel techs and dont have any time on spark ignition engines. we took this job for a good customer. the truck has codes po300/po305/po306/po307/po308 all misfire codes on the same bank.fuel pressure is good,changed all spar... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GKDT13S22
Customer said vehicle died going down road, it will start for just a second(until oil pressure gauge starts to rise), then died and has no compression on attempt to restart. Both codes say to do tests with engine running,buuttt,it will not. We examined the exh... Trouble codes: P0114, P1514
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2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L Starter VIN: 1GTHC29143
Please help, this truck is costing me money! This truck 1st came to me about this time last year with a starter that clicked intermittently & would not engage. I replaced it with a new aftermarket starter. This starter went about a week & developed an intermit...
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2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Air suspension VIN: 1GKDT13S44
Rear suspension sags overnight- No flash codes on air switch. Bypassed compressor by retrofitting schrader valve to lines- suspension and lines hold air for days. We blamed compressor, changed it, vehicle still sags overnight UNLESS you pull the ECAS fuse. Did...
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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.8L security VIN: 1GTEC14X37
Hello to all, Well this is a friends truck he scanned and got a relearn code. He took it to gmc dealer they updated theft module and key relearn. Dealer said it didnt work that it needs further troubleshooting, so I decided to get more opinions on what should...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCM66543
It has been at the dealer for 15 months, was pulled to my shop and I am not an import specialist.. I attempted to check for codes and the PCM would not communicate, talked to the other shop and they had put two PCM's in. I took one from a running car and progr...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56755
We have a 2005 honda accord with a 2.4 with a code P0139 O2 sensor B1S2 slow response. Vehicle originally came in a year and a half ago with same code, everything checked fine so we installed a honda sensor. Vehicle came back almost a year later with same code... Trouble codes: P0139 (O2 Sensor B1 S2 slow response)
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2006 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L mode control VIN: 2HJYK16546
Hi I have exhausted all my resources and dont know where else to turn . Customer complains of not being able to change ac mode. I retrieved two codes the first is B 1239 mode control motor open or short . I am unable to follow diagnostic information from allda...
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2007 Honda Fit Sport 1.5L Misifre cyl3 cold VIN: JHMGD38467
Vehicle returned with a P0303 ign misfire code. checked coils found no issues, replced plugs with NGK since we had them out, swapped coil position. let customer take vehicle after clearing code. Customer drove vehicle until the temperature dropped over night t... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire)
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKCV54E73
This is wierd, this car came in with throttle codes and after you drove it about 10 miles, the throttle would not work after you came to a stop, but would gradually let you go again. We replaced the throttle body new from the dealer. We programmed it and it wo...
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1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58Y1R
this contrller is 2 years old and has a p0202 inj circuit open code cannot activate inj 2 with chrysler scanner and if you install a noid light in #2 inj is very bright and flashes very fast compared to #4 im assuming the controller has failed again but want t...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L heater core VIN: 1J4GW68N1A
No heat from heater core. Orginal complaint was no heat from pass. side of dash. Discovered the blend air door was broken. Replaced both doors, and passenger side blend air actuator. Put everything back together. Now the heater core won't get hot. I can feel b...
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L sTARTER VIN: 1J4GR48K65
help, I have a 05 Jeep intermitent no crank. code U0404 Does anybody know were the neuteral saftey switch is located Is it part of the shift control module. anbody with experience with these shift modules. Thanks Louie
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2007 Jeep Patriot Limited 2.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8FF48W87
Need some thoughts on this Patriot if you please. Vehicle was presented by customer with the following complaints: "When driving at highway speeds, vehicle jerks, looses power, CEL comes on. Also, ESP light comes on randomly." I took the vehicle for a test d... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0315, P0335
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2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L engine block VIN: SALTY1548Y
This is a similar post to one before, looking to Land Rover techs on this one. I have several Disco II customers and some motors exhibit this problem, while others dont. no idea why because some have seen excellent long term maintenance and regular oil changes...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Engine oil pressure VIN: SALTY16403
Hi! This client initially came in to fix oil leaks and what seemed to be a lifter noise which became apparent only once the engine reached normal operating temperature. I replaced all lifters as well as all engine gaskets, except for the rear main seal (no lea...
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2008 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Fuel Smell VIN: 5LMFU28548
Greetings. Vehicle came in 1 week ago with complaint of fuel smell inside the cabin. No obvious fuel leak, but with 4 gas analyzer pickup up 100 HC readings around #3 fuel injector. Plastic injector bodies, parts fairly inexpensive, so we put in a full set of ...
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2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Engine mechanical
um.. so confused ok where to start. Car came in with insane belt squeel right off of idle and at start up. Pull front belt and water pump belt off no change. OK it is full of oil but maybe it is wrong oil so we did a quick oil change on it to no avail. The squ...
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2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1YVHP80D74
Hi all: i have 2004 mazda 6 3.0l, i have hesitation like a misfire when hot and start acting with hesitaiton and then lack of power, i found a pluged cat and replaced it, i checked comprission test(150 to 180)i check spark from all the coils(good), and i check...
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2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Lighting VIN: JMBC102565
Hi guys i have a mazda in the shop for no brake lights and shifter is stuck in park.i check all the fues,check for power at stop lamp switch ok, replaced stop lamp switch same problem.i check for codes none found any help would be great thanks ray
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L No Start VIN: 1151141203
Have a Mercedes with a glow plug problem.Have checked the glow plug system with the small amount of repair info I can find. After the glow plugs are installed the glow plug light stays on for about 20-30 seconds and the car starts right up. Can let it sit outs...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBGA43E1S
Car runs great for the first 5-10 minutes (from cold start), then bogs badly under load, coughs, splutters, and stalls - very long crank and hard start after this happens. Since the problem started, we have replaced the engine wiring harness (deteriorated), s...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33453
Car would hardly start when it arrived, after playing with throttle and idle for a while i managed to get it in shop, plugs were wet, replaced plugs after airing out cyls of excess fuel, start car and same issue coil firing seems erratic, replace coil and wire... Trouble codes: P2303 (Ignition coil b primary control circuit low), P0300 (Random misfire)
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out, after 3000 powerloss VIN: JN1CA31D11
car came in with power loss and code p1320 ign signal not present at the ecm. seems that we got rid of this code but still falls on its face at about 3000 rpm. ALPHA WAS AT 100 LOOKED GOOD BUT READ THAT NEED TO RELEARN AND AFTER THAT STILL SAME CHECKED FRT INJ... Trouble codes: P1320
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2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4BL11D35
I have a bad pcm in this altima and have a new one to install but NEED the proper sequence to have car recognize and pcm recognize the existing key and all. Does anyone know the proper sequence I need to do to have all recognized with this new PCM???
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1999 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L cam sensor VIN: 2121314541
Vehicle is leaking oil from cam sensor alldata says there is a tsb on the seal leaking from this area. My question is there a seal between the camshaft and the cylinder head or is this sealed by the cam sensor itself.
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2009 Porsche Cayenne S 4.8L Unknown VIN: WP1AB29PX9
Can any of you Porsche guys out there give me some direction. I have a 2009 Cayenne S that seems to have excessive crank time before starting. The customer reports that this happens every time it is started. Is this a known issue with these vehicles? Is this n...
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2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L No commun VIN: 5GZCZ63B62
Scan tool does not communicate with my brick or genisys conector is fine and power and grounds are ok is there a normal problem with these or do i need to start pulling every thing a part thanks for your help john
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2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L rear suspension VIN: 4S4BP62C05
Hello IATN members. I would like to direct this question towards Subaru Techs. We have this 2005 outback wagon here that has a strange ride-handling phenomenon while driving with back seat passengers and luggage in the cargo aria. When driving in adverse weath...
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1999 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L brakes lock up VIN: 1NXBR12E1X
This one has me scratching my head. The car came in with a complaint that the brakes would lock up. Drove into the shop and it started to drag the rear breaks. Inspected the brakes and found the rears to be completely worn out. Checked the fronts and found the...
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2001 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L abs VIN: 4T1BF28B31
hey Toyota techs, this ones got me crazy, might be lengthy but bear with me. Vehicle came in after customer replaced abs hydro unit himself because the ABS,VSC,TRAC lights were on, he bought the hydro unit and computer from a junkyard. the customer then brough...
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2002 Toyota Tundra 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 5TBJN321X2
Got and interesting one here. 2002 toyota tundra with a 3.4 l engine. Fuel pressure is 35 koer, short term trim at idle is -5 to -7 percent. After engine is warm, engine will start to surge, lose power to the point it won't get out of its way, then after shutt... Trouble codes: P0141 (B1 s2 rear o2 heater circuit shorted)
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L instrument cluster VIN: 3VWCC21C5X
The blue temp light flashes intermintely. At a stop the oil light flashes intermintely. speedo is also intermintely. we have checked all grounds. the oil light and speedo only go inop if the blue temp is flashing. we have read that if the blue temp is flashing...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L gray fluid VIN: WVWYH63B42
Hi folks , I just bought this car and it has a slight miss at light throttle in 4th and 5th . No missfire codes and I checked the trans fluid and it was gray . I want to service the trans . Possibly flush or change fluid and filter . I don't have a VAG or a lo...
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1998 Acura CL 2.3L Immobilizer VIN: 19UYA3258W
Hey guys and gals! well, as the saying goes, its always something. Based on several replies,we checked for missing ground wires at thermostat housing, then had a locksmith attempt to clear the immobilizer, but he told us that his equipment gave him the me...
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.8L Engine Oil VIN: WAUGD28DWA
Hello everyone, I believe this one is fixed! After replacing the cooler and seal, I put on a new OEM filter, and filled the crankcase with synthetic Motul 5w30 and the cooling system with VW G12 (50/50). I started it every morning for almost a week. Every t...
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2001 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUTX28N81
Thanks Nige for the quick & accurate reply! I remove the front bumper and right headlight and it's on top of intercooler like any VW & Audi. It's a difficult car to access components. Trouble codes: P1296 (Malfunction in cooling system), P1297 (connection turbocharger to throttle valve pressure drop).
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Torque Converter VIN: WAULD64B12
Thanks for all the replies guys. I called Eriksson in CT as many of you suggested, got a rebuilt unit from them, installed it and lock-up works like a charm. I wish I didn`t have to do the job twice, but this problem is solved now. Thanks, again Rob
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2001 BMW Z3 Coupe 3.0L alarm VIN: WBACK73469
Thanks for the replies, especially Scott. All 3 were right. This car did not come from the factory with an alarm but the key was set up for a dealer installed alarm. It also did not have the dealer installed alarm as verified by the absense of a siren which wo...
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L iDrive display VIN: WBANB335X4
Replaced micro power module & park distance control module. I drive began working once the micro power module was replaced (most players are powered through this module). Remember both these modules need to be coded. Appreciate everyone's help. Thanks,
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1966 Buick Skylark 4.9L Stall VIN: 1BH2A3AA4A
Thank You Everyone!!! Think I found the problem, I hope. Ripped open the wiring harness and inspected the resistor wire. Was expecting a small wire, didnt think it would be 3ft long. It looked ok but did find a bad wire, really soft looked like oil soaked from...
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2007 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Loss of monitors VIN: 1GYEE63717
After verifying power and grounds to ecm, and verifying that power is not lost when cranking I replaced the ecm. Car has been driven for 3 days .All monitors have run. Customer passed I/M test. Thanks everyone for your help.
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2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GNDT13S67
Well, this appears to be fixed. Thanks to everyone who responded, especially Dave from Louisiana, who hit the nail on the head. After doing all the other non-invasive testing, I decided to pull the converter out. In the process, I found a considerable amoun...
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2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L gauges,door locks,lighting,traction control VIN: 2CNDL73F47
Thanks to everyone for the tips,I was able to program the module but not with Legacy pass thru . Talked to GM tech help they had me do remote program/replace, starting out with new module in car & ignoring everything about turning off key and replacing module,...
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1997 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Antitheft VIN: 2C3HD56P4U
THANKS TO JOHN, AND AL [...] THE OTHERS FOR THE INFO. WE FOUND THE GREEN/OR WIRE ,TURNED ON THE IGN SWITCH, AND MOMENTARILY GROUNDED IT, THE SECURITY LITE WENT OUT AND IT NOW STARTS. WE ARE GOING TO HIDE A PUSH BUTTON UNDER THE DASH, IN CASE IT RESETS. CUSTOMER IS ...
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2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L Unknown VIN: 1C3AL56T74
Thanks guys, We get new symptoms every day it would seem. Never have I seen a wheel bearing act this way. We pulled the front wheels, cv shafts and brake rotors and spun both front hub assemblies. The left front had a small little rythmic click in it. The...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L MIL Lamp on, No Power VIN: 2C3KA43R46
It turns out that one of the wires in the CKP connector was pulled out a little and was not making good contact. Repaired the wire and snapped the connector back in and the car hasn't been back since. Thanks everyone for your help and suggestions. Trouble codes: P0016 (CMP and CKP are misaligned).
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2010 Chrysler Town+Country 3.8L Key Programming VIN: 2A4RR5D17A
My hat is off for the fantastic help. I received 7 replies, and two lists of vehicle codes that apply to the specific vehicles and will include these here. Thank you! Everyone said the Starscan wouldn't program the key on a 2010, and the T+C/Caravan body is...
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1997 Dodge Caravan 3.3L wipers VIN: 1B4GP44R8V
Thanks everybody for the help! William from Connecticut was dead on about the BCM needing to see the park signal. A new wiper motor got this one back on the road and in Seattle you gotta have wipers!! Greg and crew
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1993 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR11X3P
Thank you for the help Fix replace PCM &truck runs fine
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1995 Ford F-150 XLT 4.9L clutch disk VIN: 1FTEF14YOS
This one is back on the road. After triple checking master and slave, crankshaft movement, ect. it was time to R&R trans to inspect the new clutch. The fingers on the pressure plate were perfectly even. I took the whole assembly off the truck and checked fl...
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1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5145X
Yes indeed it did need the tsb intake fix like so many fords. I was a liitle concerned about the going into open loop in the middle of running. I didnt want to tell my customer xxx dollars for a repair and drop more bad news for an ecm or maf. Sorry to Micheal... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP42X2X
We replaced the fuel pump and everyone is happy. We never did get a fuel pressure reading (even though it ran for about 1 minute or so with no reading) so we went with the reply that was the most. Thanks All al
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P75
I took the IPR valve off like most of you suggested. The screen and the o-ring had broken and were stuck in the valve. My new Question is do i repplace the HPOP? Can i just replace the IPR valve? Thank you all for your input.
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2007 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP56U27
I was not able to duplicate the concern while the car was at the shop. I'm confident it will be back at some point and I will add the fix at that time. Hopefully it will stay broken long enough to diagnose a fix. Thank's for your insight and ideas
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1998 GMC K3500 Sierra SLE 7.4L Misfire VIN: 1GTHK33J1W
Thanks for all the replies. Though I had a lot of good things to check, Joe nailed it in an indirect way and kept my thinking in the right direction. Since the customer was sure it did not miss before the intake gasket replacement and Joe mentioned the wire on...
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Transfer Case VIN: 1GKDT13W9Y
Thanks to all that responded. I ended up getting schematic from snapon reference website.Found no power from motor control circuts (module to encoder module) also found module severly coroded.replaced atcm (new gm) code c0308 went away but c0323 remaind.remove...
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2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L Front Axle Solenoid VIN: 1GKDT13W6Y
It ended up being a defective encoder motor. We replaced it and all is fine.
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2001 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLT 8.1L Cuts out VIN: 3GKGK26G71
everyone was spot on with this one and I appreciate all the feedback. Once we finally got the sensor out, it was apparent the new sensor was redesigned. there is an o ring that used to be half way down the shaft of the long sensor and that's been redesigned t...
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2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L air bag light VIN: 1GTEK19BX6
I did fix this truck,David from Pennsylvia had it right.did anti theft relearn with the tech2 and everything turn out ok Thanks Alot John.
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2007 GMC Yukon SLT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKFK13027
hey fellow techs thank you all very much for the replies,,,most of them were sending us in the right direction we ended up sending the truck to a local GM dealer to determine what the PCM was reading for the alcohol content in the fuel and to be reset with the... Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank one system rich), P0175 (Bank two system rich).
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2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2HGES16592
thanks for all of the responses on my request for help! actually found that the timing belt had jumped two teeth,still not sure of why it would start and run a few seconds before shut down,did check the immobilizer system,and alot of what was reccomended by ia...
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L abs VIN: 2HKYF18545
replaced the abs control module.and performed neutral sensor postition relearn and has not been back since.
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Ps cv axle
Just had to keep air hammering from the back side and it finally came off
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Starter Operation VIN: SAJEA51082
thanks for all the help guys, it's good to have an organization such as this. did extensive testing and determined as best as possible the instrument cluster is the problem, local ford dealer refused to look at the car, so it's off to jaguar. being towed two h...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Charging VIN: SAJEA51C54
This vehicle is repaired. Thanks Fermin for the lesson in Mitchell navigation. We found a wire rubbed below air box (12v power supply to regulator). This explains why the problem has been intermittent and how we missed it on our original test. This failing wir...
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2006 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L forward engagement VIN: 1J4FA39S46
My apologies for not closing this request sooner. First off let me thank each of you for taking a moment to offer help. I did end up sending the unit out for overhaul as I suspected. It turns out that the pump I purchased did not have the bolts torqued properl...
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2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Warning lights on dash VIN: SALTY12401
Sorry about the delay in closing this request,I wanted to make sure that the Rover was indeed fixed.First the fix.Found the right front wheel speed sensor out of resistance spec.Raul stated that the resistance should be .95 to 1.1 kohms and the sensor was open...
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1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Shift indicator VIN: 1LNLM91V7V
This car is fixed with a used pcm, Thanks for the help.
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2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L engine
Thanks to all who replied, we did do a leak down test swapped the pcv with a new mazda. Customer does not want to sink a bunch more money into this vehicle so we are going to monitor consumption for now.
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2008 Mazda 3 i 2.0L windshiedl wiper motor VIN: JM1BK32368
The problem was a motor ground issue. I touched the power probe to the motor case when turned on and not working and found it was showing red. I grounded the case with the power probe and it started working. I added a ground from the motor housing using the or...
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L hydraulic system VIN: EA26D2KA99
Well, as stupid as it sounds, we were not getting fluid into the back reservoir of the master cylinder. once we did that, we got pressure to the rear brakes and the brakes work great! I want to thank everyone who responded, but especially to the ones who hit i...
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2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AH86D65
Hi there special thanks to Greg and Steve [...] vehicles are piky about what kind of plugs they like i put another set of plugs this time a set of factory part number NGK plugs found the part number in my shopkey, I also tightened up that gap to .024". Car ran... Trouble codes: P0234.
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2007 Nissan Sentra 2.0L Starting VIN: 3N1AB61E87
Hey all. It was the IPDM. Had to wait a bit to get one. Anyhow, I guess when it fails it is hit and miss because it doesn't do anything specific enough to test. All is well and thank you all for the info...Happy New Year
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