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2003 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA56663
Hello all Trying to help someone out. This car has mil light on and transmission is not right. He has hooked up modis and generic scanners but car has no communication with any control units. May have something shutting down can but can't find if this car has...
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1990 Audi V8 Quattro 3.6L No Start VIN: WAUKE5446L
OK, here we go! Have A v8 Quattro that was towed in, no spark or injection pulse, and no tach reading while cranking. Have fixed a number of these with these symptoms with failed crankshaft position sensors, and or engine speed sensors, so I pulled them out, (...
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2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH83471
Hello everyone, I have been fighting this BMW for a while now. It originally came in with a misfire and other maintenance issues. After replacing spark plugs and fuel filter, misfire went away. Car came back months later with the p0171 and p0174. lean on both ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2)
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1981 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L headers glow VIN: 1G1AP87LOB
hello all, the info. on my vehicle is not necessarily true, I only had so many options to choose from. It actually has a 383 stroker 500hp 470trq. I haven't done any checking yet since car is in storage for now. I noticed after running for about a half hour th...
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1994 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Engine VIN: 1GNDM19W3R
Hi everyone and thank you in advance for any help. I have an 94 Astro that runs fine with good fuel pressure, starts good has plenty of power. However when it is idling it will just stop running as if the key was turned off. It starts right back up and sometim...
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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Oil Pressure VIN: 1GNEK13T01
Customer came in with oil pressure light on most of the time which we verified with a gage. There has been no engine noise associated with the low oil pressure. We pulled the pan and found a partially blocked pickup screen, and replaced it and the oil pump. St...
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52JX3
U1000 stays current in PCM only. SDM,BCM,Radio,Remote fuction actuator, all comunicate. RFA had a history code B1327, devicepower circuit low code (cleared not returned). Does not have ABS. All know modules communicate. Fuses all have Batt voltage with the key... Trouble codes: U1000 (No state of health from module)
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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 2500 HD 6.0L abs VIN: 1GCHK23U14
Help GM techs! This truck has an issue with the ABS light and brake light illuminated on the dash, ABS inoperative and Control unit not communicating with any scan tools. Based on tests recommended by IATN and our information available to us we recommended ABS...
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2007 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Abs VIN: KL1TG56607
OK guys this is a weird one, and I would like some direction on it. It came in for a brake service and it needs one but thats not all. The brakes feel spongy sometimes but not all the time. The ABS light was on and after talking to the customer she said "ohh y...
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2010 Chevrolet SILVERADO 5.3L Contorl Arm Bolts VIN: 3GGCRKE37A
Has anyone seen the eccentric bolt nuts back off on these vehicles? I have had a few that got loose after someone else aligned them. However, I aligned this one and a month later the rf rear bolt nut loosened and caused cam to slip. I have tightened these nuts...
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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 1C3EJ56H2W
this is a used car lot car that i inherited from another shop upon arriving the car will all but die when you try to accel. if you accel lightly all is fine and once you accel and do not allowcar to idle it will perform properly, but once it idles for a second...
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1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Stall VIN: 1C4GP54G7X
Customer came in with the complaint that the van would stall going to work in the morning (cold mornings). I dont have any codes. The van would start right back up if you cycled the key. I got on iatn and read what other people have done. I unpluged the a/c pr...
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2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L left siding door VIN: 2C4GP54L91
I have tried just about everything on this one. switched motors side to side no luck. put in a new pawl switch and also check the track wire in vehical and out. have power going to harness and was checking ground and found high resistance, checking at the conn...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Timing Belt VIN: 3A4FY48B46
Need some advice from someone who has done this before. Have done a lot of timing belts but this is the first PT Cruiser we have done. Read all the service information and started job. Cannot get right side engine mounting bracket out of engine compartment. Tr...
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1996 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: FJ74JW38D6
tis guy is a good customer and i dont know how to help him here his dakota is a 4wd 3.9 auto now this thing is ment shape and he takes a one care of it but he has to drive it now more then he use to and it is only geting 13 to 15 mpg on a full tank we have don...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Master Cylinder VIN: WD8PD11436
Vehicle came in with a sinking brake pedal. Inspected brakes and fluid level was fine. Replaced the master cylinder and bled at the cylinder. Pedal is hard and does not sink with the engine off and vacuum bled off. Start the engine and pedal starts out ok unti...
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1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 2FTDF15N78
This vehicle came in as a no start. Tested fuel pump pressure, [...] spark, both systems tested normal. Fuel injectors have no pulse. Vehicle will attempt to start for a split second after vehicle has set for a few minutes, then will just crank. There is n...
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1990 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L abs VIN: 1FTHX26M8L
I installed front and rear axles from an 89 f350 and the customer states that the antilock brake light comes on. Road tested the vehicle and found that as soon as i reach 35 mph the antilock light comes on. Pulled codes and retrived code 11. Performed pinpoint...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L door locks VIN: 1FTNW21PX3
Need help with this one customer brought me the truck and said he went out to go to work and noticed the remote door lock wasnt working so he used his key to open the door after getting in the he said the lights inside werent working. I put a scanner to check ...
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2003 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Securtiy VIN: 1FTYR44U83
Customer drove vehicle to shop, vehicle would not turn off. Found broken Ign Lock Cylinder. Replaced with Autozone part came with 2-programmable keys. Towed to dealer to have new keys programmed. They called me back & stated those were not programmable keys. P...
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2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FAFP71WX4
well i think the pcm is out to lunch on this one but i have a couple ?'s first. once engine has reached operating temp both fuel trim banks go to negitive 25% long term and right around 0% on short term, but the only thing that seems out of whack is the maf at... Trouble codes: P0175
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2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTPW14594
This engine is the 5.4L 3V...engine year 2004 Ok. lets start off were it began. - It first came in for a surpintine belt tensioner that gound its way into the timing cover, replace cover and tensioner sent cusomer on his way. Come back 2 months latter with ...
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45S45
VEHICLE came for a check engine light on ,had a p0191 code, fuel rail pressure range problem. I went ahead and replace the sensor with no change. The same code come right back on the second start. Heard about a possible pcm reflash so I did it even if there wa... Trouble codes: P0191
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2008 Ford F550 6.4L No Start VIN: 1FD5F56RX8
Truck quit while driving and would not restart. We have replaced both fuel filters and supply pump for a no fuel supply pressure condition. Now we have supply pressure and is seting a P2289 code. We checked the fuel rail pressure circuit and found the signal o... Trouble codes: P2289 (Icp to high engine off)
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1999 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GKEL19WXX
Ok everyone this one has truly got me.he is your avearge gmc safari van with 4.3 vortec motor.well I am having such a hard time trying to figure out why after you drive this van 5 or 6 miles it will come to a stop and die.then it is hard to restart and when it... Trouble codes: P0301
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2002 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS19W02
Trying to get information, about what running fuel pressure should be and if there has been many common complaints in this area Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174 (testing and results)
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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L Tow mode VIN: 1GTHK23134
Hello Techs! On this truck we have replaced the shift lever (this one includes tow mode and OD switch on the lever)in October 2010, just recently, the icons on dash for Tow Mode and OD over ride will come on randomly. If vehicle is shut off the icons are clea...
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2007 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 6.0L abs module VIN: 2GTEK13Y97
keeps setting c0161 brake switch circut will set at any time not just at the parameters in the code description. have checked voltages to the bcm from the switch and they are steady
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1999 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG1657X
This car has a constant misfire, cylinder 2 and 5 set codes right away, but after a while all cylinders set misfire codes. It is driving me nuts!! The fuel pressure and volume are both good. The Egr system is working fine. I don't know what else would cause a ... Trouble codes: P1699 (Random misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2), P0303 (Cylinder 3), P0304 (Cylinder 4), P0305 (Cylinder5)
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2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Unknown VIN: 1HGCG5667Y
hi ihave 2000 accord when it is cold the trans slip and after get hot it is perfect iclean lenier solonoid and change the oil but still same igot the code p0780 help me if anyone know about this problem or should ichange transmission thanks
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2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Reverse VIN: KMHCG45G0Y
Hello iatn, we are not a trans shop, and do not claim to be. With that said we need help. We have a little hyundai accent owned by a college student with no money. We are trying to help best as possible, the car presents with no reverse gear and stuck in low. ...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Stall VIN: KM85C13E25
2005 Santa Fe,dies, seems to be heat related, has to run a bit before it happens. Looses comunication with PCM, crank no start, unless you cycle key and pcm data returns & vehicle starts. may run for a minute, maybe 5 or 10, but dies again, or it may not do it...
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2005 Isuzu N NPR 6.0L gauge fuse
First off sorry for no VIN as I'm doing this from home. I'm hoping someone has seen this before. This NPR will blow the gauge fuse and cause it to be a no start. the gauge fuse is in the middle of the dash behind the radio in one of the 3 hidden fuse boxes. wh...
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2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Shift sensor VIN: SAJEA51C84
I'm about ready to skin a cat!! Vehicle first came in for transmission being stuck in limp mode and the check engine light on. Scanned the vehicle and found code P0778. 2-4 brake pressure control solenoid. Tested the system per the info given and ended up repl...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S6T
Any help would be appriciated, i got a 96 jeep that has a intermitten stall with codes p1388 and p0351. On the first computer i adjusted the screws on pcm and worked for awhile then started stalling, replaced pcm and worked for sometime. Costumer came back wit... Trouble codes: P1388 (Auto shutdown relay control circuit), P0351 (Ignition coil 1 primary circuit)
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4FJ78SXT
Intermittently the upstream O2 sensor shows a full rich condition and the post cat sensor follows suit, Checked the following with scanner and fuel pressure gauge attached, Map sensor OK, Fuel pressure OK, Coolant temp OK, No obvious vacuum leaks or exhaust le... Trouble codes: P0420
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48SX4
We have a Jeep Grand Cherokee that all of the sudden is setting o2 codes. Codes P0031, P0051, P0136. Clear the codes and they immediately reset. Vehicle runs perfect all the time. I found a TSB that addresses this problem calls for a reflash of the PCM. Recomm... Trouble codes: P0031 (o2), P0051 (o2), P0136 (o2)
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2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Fault VIN: SALAD25436
I am getting a hard fault for the l/r height sensor. Vehicle came in with many suspension faults stored. I cleared all the faults and opperated the suspension system. With in about 30 seconds while lowering the suspension a fault for the l/r height sensor came...
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1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E6M
Hello, I installed a starter on this lexus for a no crank condition. Intake needed to be removed in order to gain access to starter. When I finished car cranks and turns over but wont start. It also blows up the left bank coil pack after a couple of tries cran... Trouble codes: 14 (igniter fault)
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 260E 2.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBEA26D3J
hello Mercedes Techs We have replaced spark plugs, ignition wires, distributor cap, distributor rotor, idle valve in addition the air flow sensor position indicator, we did install it, in the same position as the old one, but now the engine stalls, perhaps is ...
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1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Starting VIN: 4M2XV11T8X
This is my fathers van was drove in his yard 2 weeks ago sat for6 days because of ice and snow. He went to start it and the battery was dead from the cold. Charged battery will not run. I scanned it but it had no codes. It has 60 pounds of fuel pressure in fro...
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2004 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1MEFM55S44
car came in with intermittant surge,bucking condition at hyway speeds.went for test drive and it'll do intermittantly.drops out,cuts out for a split milasecond.had scan tool on it;tps,maf ,egr,iat etc all look normal.no misfires,no codes.does'nt loose rpm,or f...
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1999 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1N4DL01DHX
Hello, I have a weird one here. After refueling, Vehicle stalls, starts, stalls and so on until you floor it to put it into clear flood mode. Then vehicle clears out and runs fine until next time car is refueled. I have checked fuel pressure and it is good bef...
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2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Stall VIN: 1N6AA07B24
This vehicle cam back with an dying at stops concern. we previously replaced the ipdm. for a no start concern. now it seems it dies whn letting off throttle. if hold foot on throttle it does not die.
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2004 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5N1BV28U04
Engine idles at 1100 rpm since throttle body cleaning; have performed idle air value learning procedure as per bulletin ntb05-067 with modis; no other reset procedures available in modis; do not have consult scanner; po507 is only code Trouble codes: P0507
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2008 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L Rear hatch VIN: 5N1AR18B98
Unable to find diagrams for this system on alldata or mitchell.
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1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G2FV32P5V
This LT1 Trans Am shuts off and won't restart right away intermittently. Runs good otherwise, doesn't sputter or miss, shuts off like turning off the key. When it restarts it fires right off and runs good. The one chance I had to test it not running it had no ... Trouble codes: P0161
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2005 Pontiac G6 3.5L Suspension VIN: 1G27G52865
Pontiac was brought to me for complaints of rattles in rear. Found a broken coil spring in the right rear. However, I could not duplicate the thumping with the vehicle on the lift. Everything seems tight, nothing sloppy. The shocks had 99000 miles on them, and...
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2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.9L Engine cooling system VIN: 1GMDV33186
Customer originally complained of poor heater performance at idle; flushed system & replaced t-stat, inspected for leaks, put vehicle on deck truck to elevate front end and remove trapped air, replaced upper heater hose with temporary piece with bleeder screw,...
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1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Crankshaft VIN: YS3ED48E9X
Customer ran engine low on oil resulting in a spun bearing on #3 rod. I figured I would get a crank kit and just go from there. I am having a tough time locating someone other than the dealer that carries these parts. I have located gaskets, and most other par...
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1997 Saturn SL2 1.9L Stall VIN: 1G82K5275V
starts and runs great for 15 minutes then quits. no fire to plugs. wait five minutes and starts and runs great for 15 minutes. help''
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2002 Subaru Outback H6 3.0L Coolant tubes rusting VIN: 4S3BH80672
Found that the steel coolant tube stub coming out of the front of the oil pan is rusty and about to leak. This tube has a short stub coming off the oil pan housing which Subaru states to replace the whole upper oil pan assembly. This is a very expensive and a ...
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2005 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 4S3BL66542
Hello everyone! Well im here with this 2005 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5 DOHC Turbo. Earlier it came in missing, no power, loosing coolant...ect...after some tests i found head gaskets blown. I pulled heads off took them to machine shop. They found the valve guides to...
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2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Dash Lights, Battery Gauge VIN: JT3HT05J8Y
HELP! Customer will be driving down road and dash lights begin to flicker. Battery gauge will spike. Shows the alternator's putting out 18v. Its very intermittent though. It comes and it goes. Even with system at 18v, charging system test shows that everything...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L system surge VIN: WVWBP21J21
Not convinced the regulator is bad. Replaced tensioner with no improvement. Alternator has an over-ride clutch. Do these cause a lot of problems?
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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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1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D8X
OK, here it goes everyone. car came in a couple months ago for a check engine light on. Had a code for bank 2 rear o2s heater and some fuel trim code. owner stated that the car had been sitting for about a year prior. we changed the 02s and cleared the light. ... Trouble codes: P0171, P1174, P0134, P0300
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1993 Buick Skylark Limited 3.3L Starting VIN: 1G4NJ54N6P
Sorry it took so long to post fix. Just wanted to make sure it was fixed. As it turned out. Not only a bad crank sensor out of the box the computer was powering up the ground signal to crank sensor. The replacement computer had Theft Deterrent and car did not....
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2008 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L steering angle sensor VIN: 2C3LA43R28
Tried turning wheel back and forth several time and code still came back after test driving for a while. Customer wanted to try the dealer first. Thanks to all who responded.
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L overdrive VIN: 1B7KF26D2B
let me start by saying thank you to everybody, truck is fixed we have working od again! I know how important making sure wireing and connections are correct and i chalk this up to 2 mechanics getting burnt out working on a piece of dodge every night for a coup...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7GG2AN9Y
Well we did an injector clean/flush. Had customer fill tank and reset trip meter. Haven't heard from yet, so we'l see what happens. Trouble codes: P0455.
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1D7HU18Z72
First of all we want to thank each of you for all your help and information. We installed a PCM and this took care of the rest of our problems. Again thank you we really appreciate your help and input.
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1996 Ford F-150 XLT 4.9L Spark VIN: 1FTEF15Y2T
thanks for the tips appreciate the insight but started over and found no signal from dist to module replaced dist and started right up drove it home for three days no problem i did change the ignition switch just cause i don't won't him to come back so it has...
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2000 Ford F-150 4.6L Dead battery VIN: 1FTRX18L9Y
Fixed it. Radio shop said that something had happened to the CD player which in turn damaged another component on a circuit board and caused the constant 1.2 amp drain. Cost of fixing all the problems the radio had was quite a bit so we replaced the radio with...
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2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP33PX3
Thanks to everyone who offered help with this one. We bought the lock cylinder rebuilding kit from the dealer had the cylinder rebuilt by a locksmith, replaced it and everything is working fine.
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Reverse VIN: 1FTPX14584
Sorry but i need to close this request, this truck went back to the customer and still does what has been described. the only thing that hasn't been done is a possible re-flash for the reverse problem but i haven't been able to get with the customer. Thank you...
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L interior/box lights VIN: 1FTPW14565
I did not get to the root cause of the problem. Once it warmed up a bite it seemed to not happen for a day and half.At that point i checked the fuse panel, checked for flashes with the ford ids scanner, had all the door switch wires exposed that lead to the b...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNF21536
THANKS TO ALL OF YOU WHO HELPED TACKLE THIS BUTT-KICKING S.O.B.! I WORK AT A FORD DEALER AND IN ADDITION TO POSTING THE REQUEST ON HERE, I TOOK ADVANTAGE OF DEALER PERKS BY CONTACTING OUR TECH HOTLINE. THEY EVENTUALLY SENT OUR FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER OUT HERE... Trouble codes: P0174 (System lean bank 2).
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2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N07
Well this one is a strange one. It turned out that once I replaced the fuel injectors the rough idle went away. I drove the vehicle to set all the monitors and all set but one. This was enough to get it to pass inspection, but here is the catch, the lean co... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1).
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2008 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L 4wd hi & low light VIN: V58KB20143
Thanks to Alex and Reynaldo for the help. We dug a little deeper into the system . We wanted to find out more about the C1779 code. We found the #11 fuse in the central junction box was blown. We replaced the fuse and it would blow right away. After looking at...
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1991 Honda Accord EX-R 2.2L front end VIN: JHMCB7565M
vehicule was not fixed. in the end i had a technician sitting in the back seat and we noticed the vibration was actually travelling from front to back and back to front. we were not authorised to go any farther with this car and it was picked up. we absorbed t...
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1997 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCE6645V
Having received good info I looked into most of the emails I received that were pertinent for this vehicle. It turned out to be the coil as some had suggested. I removed it and checked it with an ohmmeter and found it to be shorted. Replaced it and all is well... Trouble codes: P0108.
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2000 Honda Prelude 2.2L Shifting VIN: JHMBB6249Y
After taking all info into account, customer decided to install a used trans. I get them from LKQ. If you have access to LKQ use them. Comes with 6 month warranty or 12/12 for a hundred bucks and they pay labor to replace it.
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2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L new clutch noisy VIN: KMHDN45DX2
Well I am going to list this as fixed, I did not fix it but majority of you were right, the thrust bearingS had slide out of the middle journal on the engine. At this point it didn't matter as far as time spent on it so I took Richards advise and pulled pan. V...
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2003 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L extended crank VIN: 1J4FA49SX3
Sorry it took so long, replaced crank position sensor, (it looked suspicious on scope), no change. pulled injectors out of intake and watched for leakage- no leakage t that time. Had to get vehicle back to customer because of inclement weather and have not got...
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2006 Jeep Commander (Truck) 4.7L Stall VIN: 1J8HG48N36
Wow. You guys fixed it without even looking at it. The transmission fluid was a bit low. That's all. I was checking sensors, looking at live data...Thank you for your help. I never considered low fluid, since most transmissions that I have worked on tend ...
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2008 Jeep Patriot Limited 2.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1J8FT28W18
thanks to everyone who replied. after flashing the latest updates in the pcm and trans controllers and replacing the app sensor because it was the only part that had a somewhat weak signal that i didnt think was that weak but as a last resort replaced it anywa...
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L No Start VIN: WDBHA22E3T
We found that the door lock fuse was blown. Replaced fuse, locked and unlocked door and it started right up.
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2000 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L alt, no charge VIN: 1ZWHT61LXY
Thanks for the replies. Scott from Florida was exactly right. On probing the red wire we had batt V., and on grounding the grd post alt showed proper charging voltage, 14.7v. On unplugging connector and fishing it up on top of engine saw the terminal for th...
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L fluid VIN: WMWRC3356T
Hello, everyone, thanks for the prompt responses. Also, sorry about the late closing of this request. Its been a bit busy at the shop. I ended up using dealer fluid only because I couldn't find any other fluid listed. I did speak with the bg dealer and he ...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Dome Light VIN: 1G3GS64C11
This domelight/int lighting ckt is pretty extensive. Goes to all 4-doors, above headliner, under back seat, and through dash. Controlled By DIM module & RIM module. After tearing the apart & locating the main splices# 306 & 310 under backseat and doing pin ...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L HVAC controller VIN: 1G2WP1216W
Thanks for all the input. The problem was a single wire in the harness just before the hvac controller. It is supposed to be disconnected for Fahrenheit readings or connected for celsius. We didn't realized it was disconnected when we took it apart.
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Engine temperature VIN: 1G2WP1216W
You guys are great. thank you for sending so many replies. The problem was a very slight leak in the head gasket. We changed them out with OE and it's working great!
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L rear brakke VIN: 3G7DAEO301
Thanks for most of the input guy's it was getting late on friday so I had customer pick up vehicle until I had some good idea's to go after and we'll reschedule at that time. I did find out that there has been two other sets of drums put on this vehicle for th...
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2NW52EX3
sorry guys, but the vehicle was picked up by customer cause we could not repeat customer concern anymore. so obviously by the replies we got the ign switch would be the right thing to look at.. Thanks for the info Iatn users.. Trouble codes: U1040 (b2958-), B2958 (u1000-), U1000 (u1088-), U1088 (testing and results).
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2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L a/t temp light VIN: 4S3BH67563
We tried a different scan tool (launch) and now we had a code for the 4wd clutch,tried to erase codes but we were unable..Did a resistance test thru connector,no resistance,although the oil pan did not appear bent it was,the wire ran right under a bolt and cut...
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2006 Toyota Tundra 4.7L No start / timing belt VIN: 5TBET34106
I ended up having to put a used engine in this truck. Cylinders 1,5, and 7 all had the exhaust valve heads snapped off clean. Cylinder 5 valve head turned sideways and put a gouge in the valve seat. Cylinder one had a 1/8" deep hole in the combustion chamber f...
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