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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Misfire VIN: WAUDL74F45
This car wil occasionally miss. It seems to come on when idling. The car will miss for 30 seconds or so, and then straighten out by itself. The check engine light will flash and then stay on for a day or two and then go out on it's own. We have never gotten it... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0305, P0306
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1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4USCH7328T
Intermittently problem with poor idle quality and misfire. I have driven this car for a 1/2 hr. stopped and drove for another 1/2 hr and everything worked perfect. The next time I started the car it had a poor idle and a bad misfire. This is when the codes s... Trouble codes: P0300, P1140 (Mass or volume air flow circuit range/performance problem), P1550 (Idle speed control valve closing solenoid control circuit), P0203, P0505, P0340
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Vanos VIN: WBAAM3333X
The car was diagnosed months ago with a faulty Vanos unit due to being jammed. I replaced the entire unit with an OEM part, replaced a faulty crankcase breather and torn intake boot and performaned an oil change. When the car comes up to operating temperature...
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2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Turn signals VIN: 1G4HP54KX4
Customer brought us this car after another shop replaced the left front headlight housing. Her complaint was that the left turn signals do not work at all. I followed what little diagnostic info AllData offers and replaced the turn signal switch since it seem...
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2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, Melts coil VIN: 1GYEK13R6Y
Now two coils replaced and two ignition modules replaced, sets code p0315 intermittently after module fry's. Good voltage and square wave coming from PCM to module. Coil power and ground all good. We are currently out of ideas after testing all known wiring an...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC1244W
This car originally came in for a no start, replaced ignition module and crank sensor and plugs and wires. Came back 2 months later for intermittent no start. If we leave it outside it will sometimes not start then we bring it into the shop and start testing a... Trouble codes: U016, B1011, B1021, B1028
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1998 Chevrolet K2500 Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GDCJ67R1X
This truck came in with an intermittent rough idle. It felt like it would almost stall at times when coming to a stop / returning to idle. Intermittent misfire on initial acceleration. Otherwise the Eng. runs good at all other times. Scan tested, no dtc's. Fue...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Fire VIN: 1GNEK13T4Y
This truck caught fire and burnt. Upon inspection the transfer case housing is melted away.has anyone seen a case catch fire from being driven with out gear lube.
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC16TX2
hello friends, suburban was towed in, lost power while driving, may start and idle, but stalls, unable to accelerate engine. checked battery charge and cable connections, cleared codes, code resets, unable to accelerate engine with electronic throttle controls... Trouble codes: P1518
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T13
codes p0171 & p0174 always come back after drive cycle is complete. truck never has a missfire, poor performance, or bad idle. looked for tsb on this problem & did not find any. we suspect intake leak or poor injector performance but can not nail it down. hopi... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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2003 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GCFG15X13
Changed cap and rotor, orignal and you could hear back fire after crank. Got to start. Dies after about 3 seconds. No security light on but it acts like it is enabled. Did the ten minute reset, no effect. Removed fuel filter was black but was able to blow thru...
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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1JC52F04
I have a cavalier that has a rough idle,stalls at stops,and runs very rich.have checked/replaced coil cover,plugs,map sensor with no change(all factory parts).have checked for vac.leaks with none found.no mass air flow sensor,although it acts like a bad one.an... Trouble codes: P0300
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L fuel fill
Has anybody came across a chevy p-u that has trouble taking fuel (very slow) and at the same time always seem to have tank pressure when you remove cap in a day or two later I checked filler neck ping pong ball seems loose no kinks anywhere thanks for know
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2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Power Seat VIN: 1GNFK16Z25
This truck has no movement at drivers power seat i have 12 volts at main connector, i was unable to scan the seat module with snap on scanner, the module has been replaced a few months ago & it fixed the concern , is there a problem with the motors or seat hea...
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.8L Dash Cluster VIN: 1GCEC14C08
Hello! Having issues with this silverado dash cluster gauges intermittenly come on and off. When issue occurs, cluster goes dead, but radio and all other modules seem to function fine. Have read and checked all T.S.B.'s related to wiring rubbing near emergency...
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2008 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L steering angle sensor VIN: 2C3LA43R28
Car intermittently turns on BAS & ESP lights with a code C2205 Steering Angle Sensor internal fault. Sometimes sensor reads fine from -500 to +500 . When the lights come on it will not change. The test seems easy, clear the codes, if the light comes on while t...
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2008 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 4.0L Transmission temp VIN: 2A8GF68X98
trans temp will not change, as trans warms up the temp voltage does drop from 5.0 volts down to 2.5, but trans oil temp stays at -3.0 degrees, we replaced the pcm but no change, calculated trans temp stays at 31 degrees.
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1996 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start
This van was towed in as a no start. Has fuel pressure at the rail. No spark. checked B+ at coil no power. checked reference voltage to crank and cam sensor nothing. swapped ASD relay still remains as a no start. every so often when i key on it will show volta...
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1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46RXW
Hi fellow members, i have this intrepid that failed smog inspection somewhere else, due to check engine light on, and trans. Related dtcs, customer took it to a trans. Shop for repairs, they replaced the trans. Range switch, but it did not fixed the problem, s... Trouble codes: P0600, P0705, P1784 (Low and reverse clutch pressure switch ckt), P1899 (Park newtral switch)
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Severe Vibration VIN: 1D7HU18N02
Afternoon All, I have a customer with a '02 dodge quad cab with factory wheels and the correct size of tires , tires have been balanced multiple times and rotated. The problem is after 65 mph the vehicle aquires a severe vibration tht does not change with an i...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3D7KU28CX4
Engine quits at any time. Sometime it will restart and other times it will not start. New Cam and Crank Sensors.Fuel Pressure Regulator and CP3 pump have replaced.Supply pump 14PSI. When it won't start I can see cam and crank on snap-on scanner and RPM
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1992 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX15NXN
Need some ford guys to help on this one-have this truck that when you drive it on flat road between 35-40 mph it will start to buck and jerk-you think it's ignition related- i've replaced spark plugs-ignition wires-cap-rotor-fuel filter-distributor-and coil -i...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FTSF31F8X
Thanks in advance for any assistance. I have no history on this vehicle, was just purchased by a coworker. The truck came in for oil light coming on after being driven a few miles. Verified complaint and checked oil pressure at idle and found 4psi and then c...
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1999 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU35PXX
Hey Everyone, This Explorer came in with a no heat issue. Customer said the truck has never overheated. We found the coolant was about 2 quarts low in the radiator when we pulled it in. Topped off coolant and did a pressure test and didnt see any external lea...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Pats VIN: 1FAFP66L5X
Thanks in advance for any help you can offer. This car will start and run perfectly when cold. If you were to drive the car for a while and then stop somewhere, like a store, to just run in and out, it will not re-start. The light for PATS will flash and if yo...
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2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Fuel Guage VIN: 1FMRU15L41
Vehilce stalls at one-quarter tank, but tank will only take 3 gals of fuel. No codes when vehicle first came in. Replaced fuel tank unit, released vehilce. Vehicle came back with same symtoms months later. Scanned and extracted mult gem codes: b1315/1318/1313/...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S71
Cel code p0305, swapped injectors, replaced plugs, wires, and coil(aftermarket coil).still cylinder 5 misfire.at idle is a little eratic and when u drive normal no light but when you step on the throttle and reach 56-60 hesitation and check engine light flashe... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire cylinder 5)
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2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L No Start VIN: 1FAHP60A32
We have early 2002 T-bird in the shop for the 4th time with a failed fuel pump. It has 3 NEW ford fuel pump assy's. The first time the car came in it was a condo car with a failed fuel pump. 0 Fuel pressure and good power and ground at fuel pump assy. Replaced...
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTNE24L76
Help i have van from hell.has codes for running rich b1 and b2.have ltft b2 -20% and ltft b1 -20%. Fuel pressure test good. 45 koeo. 32 koer. Maf seemed ok 7 grams at 630 rpms. Tried a new one anyway same reading. Front o2 sensors are banging away rear 02s aro... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
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2006 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Lacks power VIN: IFMFU205X6
#5 cylinder has a steady miss at all times. Replaced spark plug and swapped coil with adjacent cylinder, same results. LT fuel trim on bank 2 is +12% at all times, bank 1 is normal. Replaced fuel filter which was completely plugged, and some nasty stuff came o... Trouble codes: P0305 (5 Misfire)
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2007 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L gears maybe or a shaft VIN: 1FAFP56U07
I pulled this tranny down and i found nothing.i put a new converter in it and a transgo ax4n shift kit in it.and it still has the same noise in it.every thing was checked.the chain was not even stretched. you feel it the most when climbing hills or hold the br...
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2008 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L 4wd hi & low light VIN: V58KB20143
This vehicle came in for auto headlamps not working . After customer dropped it off he requested the 4wd be checked out. At that time customer said the 4wd not working. My guys tested the system and found everything was working except for the 4wd indicator lig...
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1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L 2-3 VIN: JHMBB6240W
My problem is when it changes from second to third it slips down to what feels like low gear. Even in triptrononic the same happens it will not go into third or fourth. I disconnect all solenoids and I would have expected it to take off in 4th but it is locked...
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHJW35F2Y
my question is I have no fuel pump prime w\ key on .but plenty of fuel in the start position . theignition switch is not the issue (only 5 wires comming out of it and everything else works in the on position,on same circuit)the ecm controlls power and ground t...
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2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Hard to refuel VIN: 5NPET46C69
I'm not very familiar with the Hyundai emission systems. Alldata says its either the Vent Valve or the canister filter clogged both have been replaced. Checked wiring and connectors. Not sure where to go from here. Thanks for your input. Trouble codes: P0449
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1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L Battery VIN: 1LNLM97V1T
The battery dies after sitting for over two to three days for the customer. We have had the car sitting in our shop for a week and it starts just fine. The problem started about a year ago when the car died after sitting in the customer's garage for the weeken...
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1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Cruise Control VIN: 1LNHM82W8X
Hey all, I've been battling this Towncar for a few days but I'm gonna have to call in air support on this one. :) Two Main Concerns #1)I have about 6.6 to 7.5 volts present on the LTBLU/BLK Switch input wire to the servo, Flow chart calls for Batt. Voltage. I...
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2005 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Awd VIN: 5LMEU88HX5
this vehicle is a major headache, hopefully somebody has came across this same issue before and can point me in the right direction. this vehicle came in with the check all wheel drive light on in the message system and constantly flashes awd locked.I have 3 c...
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Starting VIN: WDBCA39E2M
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2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FL9PO23WD
This is the story,car came in running rough, check for codes,retreived p0352,ign. coil circiut b. replaced coil , still same problem. so i looked at the all data scematic and seen that the cam sensor could be at fault, so i replaced that and still same deal.Wh...
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Hesitation VIN: WMWMF33587
Hi need some assistance from you mini techs. This car has an intermitent hesetation when cold. only happens when cold once the car warms up drives normal. We have a launch scan tool that i used to pull the factory code 277f, i am unable to view data though. an... Trouble codes: 277F
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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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1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.4L Head Rests VIN: WP0CA2995X
This vehicle came in with both the head rests stuck in the full upright position. The customer told us this has happened before and had to have it reset. Looking in mitchell we find nothing for a procedure to do this. Has anyone had to do this before and does ...
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1997 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L coolant
OK here goes and thanks in advance this is my wife's car. about two months ago she got in a little fender bender and bent the radiator but did not break it so i bent the radiator support back did a pressure test on the cooling system and no leaks coolant looke...
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2000 Toyota Tacoma Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on, p0171 VIN: 4TAWN72N4Y
This is the bosses truck and I am scratching my head about this one. any toyota techs out there ever run into this problem. thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0171
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Hood VIN: JTEHH20V83
The hood won't release, I believe the cable has popped off the latch under the hood, We fix this all the time on other vehicles, but I can't see how to get in there to pop the hood, Any ideas??? Thanks!
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2004 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 9BWEL21J14
Hello all, vehicle came to us with coolant in oil, diagnosed and replaced cylinder head gasket, job went well, no problems. On startup after the job was done, EPC light came on on the dash, engine runs rough, will not go over 2000rpm. Scanned computer with Sol... Trouble codes: P2101
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L engine VIN: WVGBC67L14
Vehicle came in with an MIL light on, rough running and intermittent message for stop driving low oil pressure. Engine had a screech noise like a loose belt and a rattle like a loose timing chain or lifter beteween 2500 and 3800 rpm on acceleration. Scanned an...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Cluster Chime VIN: WVGBC67L04
This cluster chime sounds like a bad speaker. Can these be repaired or does it need a new cluster to fix? Thanks.
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Electronic VIN: 3VWDT71K26
I have a 06 jetta TDI. With vagcom i pulled code 18149 (p1741)Clutch Pressure Adapation: Limit reached. Car does not want to shift. Can't find any information about this code. Any info or help on this would be much appreciated. There is also a noise from flywh...
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2002 BMW M3 3.2L cylinder head VIN: WBSBR93402
AFTER WAITING FOR THE CORRECT PART TO SHOW UP. I REMOVED THE MICROFILTER HOUSING AND THE PLATE BEHIND IT. I ALSO REMOVED THE EXHAUST CAMSHAFT TRIGGER WHEEL. I WAS ABLE TO GET A BALL JOINT SEPERATING TOOL BEHIND THE HEAD AND USED A FLAT PIECE OF STEEL TO PRESS ...
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBANA73564
The moral of the story is I am not equipped to handle a vehicle this advanced. I did see the code listed in all data but there was no description to accompany it. I could have bought a subscription to BMW for the code info but with my limited diagnostic capa...
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KE57Y42
A big thank you to everyone that took their busy time to help me. The vehicle is now running. We replaced the cam sensor even though there was a signal seen on the scan tool. We believe it got tweeked a little when the students were installing the motor. Thank...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Camshaft VIN: 1G1ND52MOW
Well, thankyou all very much, lots of good info that's apparently pretty common but in the 5 years I have been in Canada I had yet to even hear that these engines had this problem. I'm sure I share the opinion of more than a few people when I say "What were th...
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEK13Z44
I would like to thank everyone for there help, the vehicle was consistantly having hard start until this morning. When through all fuel pump tests and found no problems, still not convinced that it may not need one. I unplugged the fcs to take it out of play s...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L Cooling VIN: 1GCHK23DX6
Thanks to everyone for your help on this. The vehicle finally returned and we checked everything over again. A cold weather cover needs to be installed if the temperature gets under 30 degrees. This is noted in the owners manual. The customer installed the...
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2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L Noise VIN: 1GNFK16327
I received many good helps, most stating intermidiate steering shaft play. I inspected this and it was good. With the help of a fellow technician, I was able to recreate noise in bay by boucing suspension very hard. I found that the front shocks upper nut had...
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L cooling system VIN: 3C8FY4BB91
thanks for all the input.ended up being water pump impeller was slipping on shaft.replaced pump,timing belt,all is well.thanks again.
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L pcm VIN: 1B4HS28Z61
i have tried and tested all sugestions multiple times and still cannot find a reson for this condition customer says time for new car this one is going to the bone yard thanks for all the help ps the truck is in rough shape
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSE34P24
Thanks everyone for the great info. This van is fixed. The problem was the HPOP. It looks like it had an internal leak. I checked the old IPR screen and it had some filings in it but it wasn't broken. This vehicle has the old style HPOP so the fitting upgrade ... Trouble codes: P2291 (High pressure oil low psi).
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2004 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FAHP56S14
thanks much to IATN members, was a fuse for the IAC/KAM as suggested. Trouble codes: P1000, P0511, P1633 (KAM low).
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSW31P1P
We removed all necessary items and ended up replacing both stand pipes,all seals,plugs,etc in the high pressure system,also removed hpop and it was real hard to turn the gear so we replaced it also.It started good and runs great,Thanks for all the help
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2004 Ford Freestar 3.9L Stall VIN: 2FTZA54684
Sorry for the delay. The van was picked up with no repair. I never got the van to stall for me. I checked the throttle plate and intake for carbon build-up. They looked fairly clean. I did wipe down the plate just to clean it. During my testing, I watched the ...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Coolant VIN: 1FTNX20PX4
The truck has been road tested 10 miles and the coolant is clean with no engine oil overflowing the bottle like before and the customer has picked up the truck. The new oil cooler with cover from Ford has seemed to fix it. I think I will always install an oil ...
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2005 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Charging VIN: 1FDXW46P95
WELL I TOOK ADVISE FROM ABOUT 10 OF THE 12 REPLIES TO CHECK THE BATTERIES-AND SURE ENOUGH ONE OF THEM WAS FAULTY-WE REPLACED IT AND THE BATTERIES WERE TAKING A CHARGE OF 14.45 VOLTS AT IDLE-LIKE I WAS TOLD-FORGET THAT IT'S A DIESEL-CHECK THE BASICS-THANK YOU -...
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1995 GMC K1500 Sierra SLT 5.7L pcm VIN: 2GTEKI9K3S
Thank you for all your help on this. I will wait for some time during the weekends to tackle this project. I was just wondering if it could be done with some ease, and it looks like it can. Thank you all once again!
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1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4FT28SXT
well i have ordered a set of solonoids for this and will install them and hope for the best. i have test driven the vehicle monitoring tps, speed sensor and solonoid on/off inputs and all appear normal. from what i can see i'm assuming a solonoid may be failin...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Temp. Blend Door VIN: 1J46W68N4X
Well guys I got this troublesome Jeep "FIXED". I replaced the Heater Control Panel and this Jeep Grand Cherokee has been working perfect ever since. I know "NOW" that Jeep Grand Cherokees with Automatic Zone Control (AZC) have been notorious for faulty Heater ...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FF4853Y
i think the transmission isnt lined up completely straight. i advised the customer that we should completely remove the transmission and install new dowel pins and bolts, but he wanted to see if i could get it running for him for now so i oblonged the holes in...
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2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L engine VIN: KNDJC73343
the customer chose to do the timing belt as a maintenance-we removed the belts and the noise was gone--we did the T-belt and discovered that the compressor clutch was causing the knock with the compressor off--we couldn't initially engage the compressor as the...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL 6.0L No engine power VIN: WDBGA57E0N
Thanks for the help. A BIG thank you to Christian who was able to supply me with the firing order. Both of my caps were numbered 1-6 so with the correct firing order i was able to wire the left cap 7-12. Thanks again Don
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Hesitation VIN: WDBDA29D9N
Hi guys. Thank all for the replies,& the time that u spent to help me out fix my problem. Today is the hapiest day for me , because the car is fixed, & i see that i will get paid. The problem with the car was the 4 prong coolant temp sensor. ( 2 contacts for...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBJF25F2W
Sorry it took that long to update the fix, it was the Fuel Heater which is located in the cylinder head under the intake manifold, this heater works the opposit way of the cooling thermostat, it should be wide open when the engine is cold to allow more fuel to...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L remote keyless entry VIN: 4JGAB72E71
Well thanks to everyone who replied. Basically what we found was that we are not able to make an accurate diagnosis without a better scan tool for mercedes and since we don't really ever work on them that just wasn't going to happen. The customer has been advi...
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2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L No Start VIN: 1N6AA07B24
i want to thank everyone for all the replys and bingo you were right it was the ipdm. replaced it vehicle started after i got the fuel out of the cylinders. drove it into shop changed the oil and drove it around for approx 30 minutes and no prob. thanks again
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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ121M5
Shop found blown ECM fuse, which was the common link between these three codes. Special thanks to Kevin, Mark from CA, Matt, Craig, Scott, and Alex. I searched the database first and didn't find a vehicle with the same three codes, and was hoping someone else ... Trouble codes: P0102 (p1652-), P1652 (p1655-), P1655.
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2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L speed sensor? VIN: 5Y25L63885
The customer was just pushing the button once to clear the system but it has to be pushed 2 times and held the second time, I should have done the reset myself. Gary nailed thanks for the quick response.
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2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: YS3FD49Y47
I THANK EVERYONE WHO SENT REPLIES,TURNAROUNDTIME WAS AWESOME.I TRIED TAPPING ON ECM WHILE MONITERING T.P.S. VOLTAGES AND THEY SPIKED EVERYTIME WE TAPPED.IT SEEMS THERE IS A LOOSE CONNECTION INSIDE THAT WARRANTS REPLACEMENT.AND FOLLOWING SUGGESTIONS GIVEN WE AR... Trouble codes: P2135 (Pedal pos sensor no correlation s a---b), P1681 (Manufacturers specific codedont know).
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2001 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L heater VIN: JTDDY38T51
hey guys it was fixed for about a week or so i came back but not overheating just no heat, it was air in the system before,never had air trapped like i did until this one.so i'm checking it out agian to see if there is more air or a small leak,its hard to pres...
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2002 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 5TEHN72N02
Hi guys, I finaly removed the cylinder heads and found that #2 cylinder was leaking compression in the cooling system. check cylinder heads and replace head gaskets. I want to thank all who answered my call for help and your suggestions. Thanks again Bill Br...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L engine VIN: WVWMA63B3X
FIRST OFF THANKS TO EVER ONE WHO RESPONDED. THE HELP WAS HELPFULLY. I BELIEVE THAT IT WAS ROGER THAT SAID CHANGE PLUGS AND TRY TO START. I CALLED CUSTOMER AND WAS TOLD HE STARTED IT TO MOVE FOR SNOW PLOW, SHUT IF OFF AND THEN ABOUT 45 MIN. TRIED TO START I...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Power Windows, Mirrors VIN: 3VWCF21C7Y
THANKS EVERYONE FOR THE FEEDBACK. SAMIR HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD. WE FOUND FOUR BROKEN WIRES IN LEFT A PILLAR UMBILICLE HARNESS. REPAIRED WIRING AND ALL WORKS NORMALLY. DRAW NOW 15MA. CUSTOMER HAPPY, AND WE LEARNED SOMETHING.
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF71K36
Eric had the correct info.The vent line must be pinched off between the LDP and filter when performing a smoke test on this evap system.Did the smoke test again and the fault is as simple as a leaking gas cap.O ring seal and filler neck look perfect, but looks... Trouble codes: P0456.
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2004 Volvo S40 1.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS27544
I hate to close this post where I stand right now but I must.After more checking,grounds,flywheel for damage,pinched wire,replacement of CTS scoping both cam & Crank sensors,I had to give back to customer as work was pileing up.I have spoken to customer to get... Trouble codes: ECM78, ECM91.
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