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1998 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L abs VIN: WAUGD28DXW
Hello fellow techs, I have this Audi that has been to many shops in the city and comes to me with a fed up customer. The problem is in the ABS system. There are no codes. It has the symptoms of the ABS coming on at 20 miles an hour on down with moderate to hea...
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2005 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E45
Howdy techs, this one will just not go away. About 6 weeks ago, put a used engine in this car(w/new turbo). Had lost oil pressure, had numerous codes: knock sensor controls, misfires, cam timing. 2 weeks later, intermittant misfire codes came back, had coils r... Trouble codes: P1128 (Fuel trim B1 lean), P0171 (Fuel trim B1 lean), P0507 (Idle higher than expected), P1136 (Fuel trim B1 lean), P0101 (MAF signal implausable intermittant), P0442 (EVAP small leak)
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53531
Vehicle passes emission test, but fails due to MIL. Tested for vacuum leaks, no leaks exist. Air flow meter measures normally. Values for fuel trim appear to be within range, but codes exist saying they're out of range. When codes are reset, come back after a ... Trouble codes: P1188, P1189 (fuel trim bank 2 permissable range exceeded)
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63412
Hi I have this BMW that when it is cold it runs rough and makes noise when it is hot ir runs good. I cheked the injector it is ok I swaped the coil with cylinder 6 and cleared the code and restarted it and it set the #5 misfire again the plug looks ok, I am go... Trouble codes: P1351 (Cylinder 5 misfire)
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2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Engine VIN: WBADT63413
Customer had last oil change done with me in 7/10. 6000 miles later, customer has had to add oil a couple of times due to message appearing on dash board. Basic checks started by looking at TSB's and removing spark plugs. Plugs are original but look as though ...
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2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HP54K22
Hello all, Im having kind of a tough time with this car. Car stalls all times after cold start during warm up period. It happens when coolant temp is between 120deg. & 140deg. F. So far it has happened during ambient temps ranging from -10deg to 40deg.F. It wi...
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2004 Buick Regal LS 3.8L clockspring VIN: 1NEW348K74
car came in with airbag light and no radio controls in steering wheel. clockspring was noisy so i thought it was a nobrainer put a new clock spring in and made sure it was centered before I pulled the lock out put back together and was making noise took the cl...
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1998 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1G6KE54Y4W
Hello Techs, I am currently working on this Cadillac with no hvac control functions. The only functions i have is defrost. I checked for codes with solus and retrieved p1605 loss of hvac serial data. I located the hvac programmer under the passenger side dash ...
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2006 Cadillac STS 3.6L No Start VIN: 1G6DW67786
We replaced the primary fuel pump asm. And the auxilliary fuel sending unit and fuel pump relay. Vehicle will not start but cranks over has no fuel pressure and code po627 keeps coming back after clearing it from ecm. Trouble codes: P0627
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2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.2L parking assist module VIN: 1GYFK668X8
How to force Parking assyst module to relearn the VIN?
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1995 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L manual shift VIN: 2GCEC19K8S
HELP GM Tranny Techs. This 2wd PU came in with the shift cable broken. I replaced the cable and adjusted it. After install it seemed tighter than normal when going into or out of park. Customer said it had always been like that. Now 2 weeks later it is back an...
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 LS 5.7L Starting
HELP, i just had this truck towed in for no start,i checked it out and it would not turn over so i replaced the starter and the damaged ring gear. when i was done i went to start it and all it would do is start and die. it has a code p1626. i tried to relaern ...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Transfer case VIN: 1GNET16SG3
1/28/11 came in for four wheel drive not working. We replaced damaged gears,sleeve,thrust washer,bearing in the right housing.After test driving, the encoder motor brake would not hold. It was replaced with a dealer part.It left with the four wheel drive worki...
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2006 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L Engine VIN: 2A4GP54L16
Engine is using a lot oil. No leaks. Not real noticable on the spark plugs. Not a lot of info.
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2004 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Low Power VIN: 1B3EL36R74
I have a 2004 Dodge Stratus 2.7 here complaint of run rough and low on power. Customer did ran out of gas before coming in. Road test and verified low on power but not run rough. Engine idle very smooth. Scan for codes, none found. All data look normal includi...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Laramie 5.7L Instrument cluster VIN: 1D7HU16D15
I have a 2005 ram 1500 that the has a parasitic draw of 1 amp. I narrowed the draw down to the instrument cluster. With the cluster unpluged the draw is 20ma. I replaced the cluster and still have the same problem. something is preventing the cluster from powe...
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 4.7L transfer case VIN: 1D7HU18N37
Hello everyone, I posted yesterday for the wrong vehicle. Sorry, long day. The problem I am having is with a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup. It had p1405 code in it. My Modis or Launch won't do much, but the genisys shows data. Customer had taken to the dealer and...
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1994 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Interior Heat VIN: 1FMCU24X9R
Vehicle came into our shop for coolant flush,thermostat request by customer because the temperature gauge was fluctuating and low heat inside the vehicle, the vent temps fluctuate with the engine temp, we flushed cooling system and heater core, replaced the th...
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1998 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1727W
Truck came in with code Po 171 lean bank 1. Tested fuel pressure it was good and holds pressure. Fuel filter was completely blocked replaced it with air filter,Cam synchronizer was had a noise so it was replaced all at the same time. three weeks its back now p... Trouble codes: P00, 171 (lean bank 1), P00, 174 (lean bank 2)
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2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality
customer wanted new plugs, wires and coil pack. because engine idled rough. its was only rinning on four cyl. now does not hesitate on accel. but it idle very bad. real rough. acts like vacuum leak. smoke no leak. my next step tomorrow morening is compression ...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Long crank VIN: 1FMYU04152
This Escape has an intermittant long crank.The fuel pressure is 60 psi and will hold for hours. The spark plugs are new and the maf and throttle body are clean. The IAC valve seems to be working, I can control it with the scanner and it reads exactly what the ... Trouble codes: P1406
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2003 Ford E-250 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNS24L53
thron into the mix on this e250, has cyl 1 misfire, customer claims it misses all the time and its just awful. lol. it doesnt miss all the time, occasionally at idle. have not found any vac leaks, cannot get it to misfire enough to diag it. anyone else seen th... Trouble codes: P0171, P0316, P0301
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2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTPX1452F
Hello, this vehicle was brought to our shop about one week ago. The customer originally brought it in complaining of a misfire and a rough idle, and said he had replaced the spark plugs and had his own code reader and could not retrieve any codes. We have trie...
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FAFP71V48
This Crown Victoria belongs to the local Police Department, and is one of their cruisers. On new years day it died on them in a parking lot. We towed it to our shop, and found the #24 fuse blown. The #24 fuse in the central junction block had a power feed dire...
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1995 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 5.7L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTFK29K15
Hi, i am working on a 1995 GMC 3500 5.7 TBI auto trans. It has a repeated dtc 42. With set timing connector disconnected truck will run to 2300 rpms then start to misfire then pop back thru tbi. With Set timing connector together it will barely run at all. Ive... Trouble codes: 42 (IC control error)
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1995 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GKFK16K6S
hey all i have this vech towed to me has fuel pressure and no spark its has a new coil cap and rotor wires etc i cked for power to coil and showes 12v tryed a distributor and still no spark there is no pulse signel ecm was also replaced by cust i cked the grou...
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2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTDM19W0Y
When customer brought this van to me it had 2 rods gone i jump started the van and drove the van ito the shop. when you do this you lift the van off of the front suspension and the wiring harness goes with it i did not unplug the crank sensor but removed it wi... Trouble codes: P336
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2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L brakes VIN: 1GKDT13S94
The vehicle continues to make a noise and release the braking (fades) when the speed is lower than 10 MPH. The scanner shows the right front sensor to be a little lazy to activate and first to fall off (down to 3MPH on the scanner)when braking, but is in line ...
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2006 GMC Envoy XL Denali 5.3L MIL Lamp on, Mis-fire VIN: 1GKET16S26
Good morning tech's: 2006 GMC Envoy XL 4.2L inline six cylinder.(not a Denali) came in with CEL. Ran codes with SOLUS-Pro scan tool. DTC-P0300 is the one I can't solve. I have a intermittent misfire on cyl # 4 & #6. I replaced all six spark plugs. Still had t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Cylinder misfire), P0171 (P0463- sending unit ckt A high input.), P0463 (sending unit ckt A high input.)
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2007 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEV33777
This Acadia sets a P0017 bank 1 exhaust camshaft correlation code within the first minute after a cold start. This is a consistent fault during each cold (overnight) start. Have scanned cam data and all numbers look good during multiple road tests. I can comma... Trouble codes: P0017 (Crankshaft position to exhaust camshaft position correlation bank 1)
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2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L neutrals at stops VIN: 2HKRL187X2
Please help!!! i have a oddesy van that neutrals at stops about 2 times a month. We have replaced neutral safty switch and filter on top of trans last time. Customer is irate. I drove the van for two weeks as a parts and customer shuttle. Van worked perfect. R...
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2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Monitors not ready VIN: KMHDN45D11
I need help in this haed up i need one more monitor for my state o2 sensor and evap not ready been drive for tow wedks got drive cycle from motor and oem but not looky.what thing not let due ready o2 semsor nad evap please any hep Trouble codes: U0D00
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Accessories VIN: KMHWF35H72
Hello + Thanks in advance for your help. I have an 02 Sonata - which came in with a bad right rear window regulator assy... replaced it with a Dorman assy W/ motor... window goes up - not down... I have power at the motor in both directions using the switch at...
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2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L Stereo VIN: SAJWA73B64
Jag techs I need help. I have an 04 XJR here in my shop and cant get the stereo to turn on. When I try to turn the stereo on; after seeing the jag and the hour glass initialaztion, diplay states communication fault. Guys please advise my next step? Other then ...
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1995 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L lock out VIN: 1J4FY29S0S
This Jeep breaks the front axle disconnect shift fork. He is on his fourth. This Jeep has relatively low milage but he does plow with it. The fork breaks where the fork is attached to the diaphram shaft. There is not much to this part of the system and nothing...
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Misfire VIN: JM1NA3510M
car came in with misfire found misfire on cyl 3 check spark good ckeck plug was a little fouled swapped plug no change checked comp good swapped injectors still has a missfire on 3 cyl removed cam cover looked over did not see any think with vavle spring can u...
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73527
Hi !! I have p1497 fuel trim code and hissing noise under intake maneford when warm-up at idle. if I pull out dip stick hissing stop like pcv system blocked. no tsb or database serach in iatn.I google and fine nothing.I think it is valve cover that has pcv val... Trouble codes: P1497
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2000 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Charging VIN: 1N4DL01D8Y
this nissan came in with altnator lamp and redbrake warning lamp on i did battery charging system test determened no charge from alternator had voltage on both supply wires also checked brake fluid level low did complete brake inspection found front pads worn ...
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2001 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4N2ZN15T51
Hi Guys, thanks in advance for all your help. This van came in a couple of weeks a go with a bad misfire. It would stumble on acceleration, misfire at idle, misfire at constant throttle. Basically misfire all the time. We found that the idle air control valve ... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor)
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2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06B44
Hello everyone, have an 04 Nissan Titan with and engine light that keeps coming up, Air Fuel Sensor 1 Heater bank 2. Customer was ok with replacing both front bank 02 sensors and i checked the power to the sensor, ok. according to the wiring diagram from mitch... Trouble codes: P1283
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2006 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D46
Hi all have this Altima with No start, Scoped crank sensor, have excellent pattern. but the beast wont start, At times it attemps to start but wont. Fuel pressure is great, injectors are pulseing, good fire from coils. I even dropped the exhaust.VATS system is... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Sensor Circuit)
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L MIL Lamp on, stuck in 3rd gear VIN: 1G3AJ85M8T
Vehicle blows 10 amp in the glove box that powers up transmission shift solinoids, egr valve, o2 sensor heater, evap purge valve. It has blown this fuse 6 times in about a year, it seemed to be worse when it was fridged cold when they would first start it. I h... Trouble codes: P0102, P0135, P0140, P0758, P1406, P1651
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1993 Plymouth Colt Vista 1.8L No Start VIN: JP3CB20C1P
calling all plymouth chrysler specialists i really need your help on this one.Ok i got spark at 30 kv and my fuel pressure at 45 with the engine cranking.I checked compression on all four cylinders cyl 1 has 150,cyl 2 has 90 psi,cyl 3 has 150 and cyl 4 has 150...
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1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Cylinder Removal VIN: YS3DF55N6X
how do i remove ign key cylinder if the key does not turn and is there any thing i should know that would cause the key not to turn the car is in revers thanks
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2007 Saturn Outlook XR 3.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZER33737
Vehicle stopped in drive cylinder # 2 engine misfire..track/ stability lamp illuminates. Off idle driving vehicle runs perfectly check engine light off and track light off.all new gm injectors..new spark plugs..no vacumn leaks..swapped coil packs same problem Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire)
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L A/T Light VIN: 4S3BG6854T
When the ignition is first turned on the A/T light flashes 16 times. No codes are in computor. No problems felt when driving and trans fluid is clean. Any suggestions of what to check? Thanks for your help.
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2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Transmission VIN: JF1SG696X5
Car came in with transmission bad, would'nt move - replaced transmission. Now car shifts and drives ok but awd light comes on after about a mile. It tends to pull slightly to the left or right intermittently but not excessively. No codes in tcm. If i disconnec...
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2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.7L front pads VIN: JS3TE94736
Customer is tired of no answer from Suzuki, and came in with pads worn to specs noted in (test descriptions). this time customer has put only 1000 miles on vehicle, about one months time. There are no abs/brake codes. Rotors are not blued due to over braking. ...
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1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L No Start VIN: 4TAVN73F8S
Alright, Im chasing my tail on this one. this tacoma came in on the hook for a crank no start. removed the spark plugs and found to be worn out, and covered in gas. performed a tune up, and held the gas pedal down to clear it out, and it fired up, and ran grea...
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2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L susp VIN: 4T3ZF13C61
Hello everyone. I have a (lack of proper care)sienna with 150K and it has a death shake at 60-80. You will not feel anything unless you drive on hiway above 60 MPH. (my 1st mistake) We are not new with these problems. Shop has road force machine and (3) 20 yea...
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2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L VSC lamp on VIN: JTEEP21AX4
Good Day Toyota comes in with intermittant VSC Lamp on and code C1224 in memory. Have gone down the list in Shop Key and results are "no problem found". This is a simple one wire circuit from the ECM to the Skid Controll ECU. Circuit checks out OK, power and ...
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2006 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Dash Illumination lights VIN: 2T1BR30EX6
Symptoms did not appear until after this service. Only seems to act up when transaxle shifter is in "Park". Sometimes rough engine idle accompanies the symptom. Customer stated he cleaned transaxle range selection switch under battery tray because of contamina...
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2007 Toyota RAV4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTMBK31V77
Lean codes P0171 and P0174 set usually around 170 to 180 degrees during warm up. No vacuum leaks found with smoke machine 2 times. Fuel pressure in spec (44-47 psi). Did diagnositics for codes per All Data. Unable to find problem. Air Flow sensors operate in r... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank2)
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start, No MIL lamp VIN: 3VWBB21C31
Vehicle came in and customer requested we install his Rebuilt ECM and work our magic to bring his car to life. NO GOOD. Starter cranks engine, it starts very briefly and dies out. Immobilizer symbol flashes all the while(never goes out).CHECK ENGINE is not sho...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Power Steering VIN: WVWWH63BX4
This car came in with noise in the power steering (pump noise) like it runs empty. We flush the system, bleed it on the rack - no noise, when we go for test drive in 5-10 min. same noise. We replaced Power Steering pump (twice), today install new Rack & Pinion...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Surge, Misfire VIN: WVW5R61J14
Vehicle drops cylinders as you first take off in 1st gear.Oce moving it's fine. Has to be driven about 5 miles before it will start acting up. If it was a gas engine I would think it had plug wires breaking down.It is a pretty consistent problem once it happen...
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2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L ignition switch VIN: YV1TS91D52
This vehicle was towed in for a no start condition. First checked power to starter, no power in crank position. Test relay by jumping pins 30 and 87, vehicle started. Remove steering column cover and check ignition switch output on yellow/white wire in the cra...
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2000 Audi S4 2.7L No Start, One cylinder fires VIN: WAUDD68DXY
Thanks for everyone help on this one. It was driving me crazy. I was correct in suspecting that the ECM was at fault. I sent it out to a place in Texas that tests and repairs ECMS. They confirmed that the drivers for the ignition system were damaged and they r...
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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Abs Module VIN: WAUDH28D0Y
Thanks to all it was the ABS Module, I ended up finding one on CL from a Audi Tech that for what ever reason had a new one and I bought it for $250.00 I thought that was a good deal, Installed and no signs of any problems, I passed the savings on to the Cust.
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Abs Lites On , Brake Lite On , Dsc Lite On VIN: 5UXFA53552
I ended up taking car to neighbor shop that had a autoland scan tool. His tool showed the steering sensor in degrees on data pid screen and the sensor was not working at all. I also checked for voltage on the output wire of the sensor and no change in voltage ...
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1990 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L convertor VIN: 2G1WN54T8L
Hi guys, We disconnected the plug at the tranny and have driven it on the highways at the speed limits for several miles(35). There were no problems and the temps stayed low. As I said before on the up-date, I have done this before but I remember clipping ...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: IGTEK14M7W
First, thanks to all who took time to reply. Second, had some reply s suggesting look at what we already had done. Third,turns out that this had been an ongoing problem with this truck all winter. Young employee burned up trans while boss was away on vacation,...
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1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 1C3EJ56H2W
it was as most of you said which proved what i was thinking. it needed a distributor
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL45H7X
Thanks to all who took time to offer help. We finally found a strange glitch in the ckp pattern...the first square wave wasn't perfectly flat at the top portion of the wave. We removed the ckp & used a boroscope to look at the flywheel...it was a used engine &...
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L Transfe Case VIN: 1D7HU16286
Thanks for all the help guys. I didn't get to fix this one. Body shop had previously sent this truck to dealer and they were supposed to have fixed it. Body shop decided to send it back to delaer. Fine with me, I just won't know what fixed it. I think Oscar, J...
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2007 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Slightly poor idle VIN: 1FMEU73E97
After wasting time with my snap on scanner, I borrowed my neighborhoods Ford IDS. wow what a great scan tool. 15 minutes I found problem. Cylinder 4 and 2 looked bad on the contribution test. Under the fuel test injector 4 and 2 failed. New injectors. ...
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2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic SL 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1GTHK29K87
thanks to all that helped. I did have to reprogram this transmission control module wich is in the transmission its self. was able to program via tis to web site. car is down the road and shifting great.
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2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L cylinder head VIN: 5FNRL18923
We did end up putting an engine in this car. The rear cam journals were worn pretty badly so it was decided the rest of the motor probably wasn't much better. I did not find any other leaks but I also had no solid proof the body shop made the mistake so we o...
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2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES96633
Hello guys, sorry for the delay, but this car is fixed, took car to dealership, after all they replace the battery at no charge apperently there is a recall for this vehicles only when the check engine light comes on with this code P1449, and they took care o... Trouble codes: P1449.
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2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Ride Control VIN: 5GRGN23U63
Well, apparently Snap On dealers and equipment specialists read IATN. An Ontario equipment specialist contacted me by phone and had my regular dealer here on Tuesday of this week. Despite their heroic efforts, they were unable to set the trim height using the ...
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2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 10 AMP Starter Fuse VIN: 4S2DM58WXY
Traced circuits to find it actually was blowing two circuits - 4X4 - power windows as well as the starter circuit which is fused seperate. Traced harness to find Bare wires rubbed thru on inner fender apron just under ECM . repaired harness and all is well. Th...
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2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4S2DE58Y84
Well everyone had the right idea. This vehicle should have never got a junk yard engine. I was capable of finding out the correct way to hook the lab scope to the injectors to verify that it wasn't a computer or a specific injector at fault. The only other fau... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected).
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2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GX48S63
I got 9 great responses to my help request. Mathew from New York said the fuel sender went through the PCM, there was a wire under the truck that rubbed through and would ground and mess us up the PCM. I never did find out what the weird error messages were ab...
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1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L fuel VIN: JT8BF28G5X
thanks for all the help i was a broken wire going to the mass air flow sensor like to never found the thing. the other shop replace alot of parts that this car didnt need
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1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L drag link VIN: WDBEA3006G
The problem turned out to be that the pitman arm was installed upside down. The drag link was the correct one.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L blend doors VIN: WDBRF61J73
Thanks for all the help! I found the motor was stripped out. I was able to normalize the rest of the actuators with the help provided. The new actuator is on order once again thanks to all who replied.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBB86EX6
Just as Dustin said, there was a small jelly bean size hole in the intake manifold just to the passenger side of MAF, facing the firewall. No idea how it got there but after fixing it the engine runs perfectly. I didn't notice it until removing the intake an... Trouble codes: P0015, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304.
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1997 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 1.8L No Start VIN: JA3AY31C7V
Received computer and installed. Still no change. Vehicle Floods during cranking. Decided to get another compression gauge to verify my readings according to replies. Same Readings. I pulled all plugs to dry out the cylinders and was cranking with a remote ...
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2002 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D02
Looks like the vvt solenoid fixed this car. the head gasket revealed stretched chains, and the contamination of coolant possibly caused the solenoid to fail. all is well now customer called the other day and said light remains off, they did however notice the ... Trouble codes: P0011.
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2003 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N6DD26S72
Thanks to all,after all said and done we re-visited MAF sensor vehicle was running lean and lack of power at idle and under load . Used Aternate fuel vehicle smoothed right out interpreting Nissan's fuel trim data was little different.I kind of knew it was loa...
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2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08U25
thanks to all those who offered help on this xterra, as most replies said to relace the ipdm . that is exactly the fix for this suv. once again thanks for you help Trouble codes: U1000 (Can communication fault), P1705 (Undocumented code).
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L valves VIN: 1N4AL11D65
I looked again at all the suggestions but still found no coolant loss and was unable to duplicate the slow crank. I just talked to the customer and she is parking the car for now as she is afraid that it will not start. Turns out that it never had a slow crank...
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2007 Pontiac G5 2.2L high idle VIN: 1G2AL15F07
I must say that this is the first time I have gotten responses which were of no help at all. I thank you all for your input but please read the entire post before posting replies. The vehicle is throttle by wire. The ECM does a great job compensating for th...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L Engine VIN: YS3EB49E03
Out of all the replies 99% said you take it out the bottom on the subframe with the transmission and steering rack together,then split it. This was the hardest engine I think Ive had to replace. I just turned 60 and didnt really want to do this but no one else...
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2004 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YS3ED45A84
Thank you everyone for all the help. Unfortunately the vehicle has been taken by the customer and most likely been to the auction by now. I have a Launch diagun on order so if it comes back I will be able to get better data off the pcm. Trouble codes: P1300 (Multi cylinder misfire).
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Drive VIN: 5GZCZ33DX3
Did some Saturn surfing,checking the performance forums as well. No good ideas on replacement trans that wouldn't exceed the value of the vehicle. Customer is selling "as is".
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Timing VIN: 3VWBB61C9W
The problem with this car turned out to be the tensioner, (thank you Edgar from Nevada). The tensioner was not authorized to be replaced with the belt originally and was seizing under load. That allowed the belt to jump. Thank you to everyone for your excellen...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L windshield wipers VIN: WVWMA63B0X
Thanks for all replies. It ended up that the wiper pivots were a little dry but not seized, I retested the motor on the bench several times and it would intermittently start to drag and stop, I took the pivots apart and cleaned them and replaced the motor and ...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L abs module VIN: WVWSE61J42
This one is Delivered!. Replaced and coded module. All is good. Customer has replaced radio 1 yr. ago but I couldn't connect the timing to module failure. Supplier was reluctant but agreed if it was bad. Thanks again to all.
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2007 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 2.5 2.5L abs VIN: WVWBS71K47
As all three of you said it was the ABS Module. Replaced it and were able to get the coding fortunately, also had to recal the steering. All lights are out and all is good. I guess they haven't improved on their new abs modules.
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2004 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L low beam headlamps VIN: YV1CM59HX4
thanks for the 2 replies that i got. the fix was the LOW BEAM RELAY. This is strange because as i had stated if i put ground to the relay the lights would work normally, even if you just momentarily put ground to the relay (control side) the lights would work ...
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