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1999 Audi A4 1.8L air bag system VIN: WVABB28D2X
Hi Audi Techs, We have an '99 a4 here that has the airbag light on. I scanned the vehicle with our vag-com unit and almost every code posible except for system deployed codes. client states the light came on while driving. The codes are 01213 belt tensioner ...
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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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2005 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33475
After replacing the head gasket the check engine light comes on after the second start up. Check the codes with snap on scanner: reads 2767 camshaft position sensor 2 signal time. When checking code global reads p1318. I scope the camshaft sensor and i see a s... Trouble codes: 2767 (camshaft position sensor 2 signal time), P1318
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2007 BMW 750Li 4.8L shut off every 5 min VIN: WBAHN83597
Hi Fellow, This 750LI has issue with fuel nozzle keep shut off after 5 min while filled up gasoline at any gas station. So customer has to hold the fill up nozzle by hand to keep it filled up. Is there any known issue with those 750LI tank ventilation and what...
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2003 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L TCC lockup in 2nd VIN: 3G5DA03E13
This car came in on the hook - not moving, so not much pre-testing could be done. After overhaul this car has TCC lockup right on top of second gear and stays locked up until it downshifts out of 2nd when stopping. The TCC release pressure says NO as soon as i...
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Battery VIN: 1G6DM57714
I have a battery draw of about 2.6 a. The radio draws about one amp. The radio amp also has a draw of one amp. The other .5 is hvac module fuse, ecm/tcm fuse, driver dr mod fuse, rear dr mod fuse, trunk dr release fuse. I have unpluged the drivers dr mod, both...
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2005 Cadillac STS 3.6L timing chains VIN: 1G6DW67785
Hi Gang I have this STS here I am replacing the timing chains. I need the procedure to set up the proper timing I have Shop Key and they are very vague I set the timng as per the picture than i read down about stage 1 and stage 2. This has me confused I have ...
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1994 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Volt Guage VIN: 2GTEC19K4R
When the truck is at idle or under a load or even driving if the turn signals are turned on the volt gauge fluctuates back and forth. If you press the brake pedal the volt gauge goes down then comes back up, if the head lamps are turned on it dose the same. Al...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Hybrid 5.3L heat VIN: 1GCEK19TX6
This is a hybrid truck and it only has heat when electric motor is running and auxiliary pump comes on, When the gas motor is running the aux pump turns off and heat is lost. my question is should the aux pump run when the gas motor runs? ran thruogh Alldata t...
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L abs VIN: 2G1WB58K66
I gotta ask a quick question regarding a stored dtc #C0242 in this vehicle that doe not seem to relate to this vehicle. My OTC scan tool gave a quick "ABS module comm lost" but I can't find that DTC in Mitchell or Identifix. I googled it for fun and it came up...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZC3KA63H26
First time asking for help. Thanks in advance. I have a chrysler 300 with the Hemi engine. a code appears intermintantly of p0128 witch says thermstat rationalzation. I cleared the code about 2 weeks ago & the customer called back today & said the MIL light ha... Trouble codes: P0128
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1997 Dodge B2500 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7HB21Y2V
Hi guys, This work van seems to be eating ecms. The vehicle is a no start with no communication with scan tool. I have tested all powers and grounds to ecm pin A2 12 volts, A31,32 solid ground at zero volts. A22 12 volts. I do have 5 volts on pins A17 and B31...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Starts then Dies VIN: 2B4GP44R91
I am loosing my mind!!! I have an intermittent hesitation, or stumble, ocasional stall. ONLY on startup if it runs for 15 seconds or more without acting up it will be fine. There are no driveability complaints. Van runs great. Only problem is on startup. I hav...
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2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L No power, idle ok VIN: 2B7KB31Z42
Hello gentlemen, this vehicle is questioning my ability. I must be looking past a problem. The vehicle starts great, cold and, hot, idles good. Both under load and with out load the engine will not rev up, sounds like a blocked exhaust or severely retarded tim...
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23642
with koeo aps volts change perfect up and down wit h the pedal.the problem happens with engine running the aps will drop out to 0 volts.and thus poor throttle response.any quick tests or advice will be appreciated.thank you Trouble codes: P0122
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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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2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2D4FV48V85
Hello techs i have this dodge magnum 3.5 that came in with a broken timing belt.we put new head gaskets and new belt and it runs great but when you drive for 15-20 min this lighting bolt appears and the letters bas near the mph.it had a code for 02 sensor and ...
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1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FDJF37F0T
The outside temperature today is -24*C and I have two 1996 PowerStrokes towed for a no start issue. Both of these trucks have no oil in the hp oil reservoir. One of the truck I filled the reservoir up and the truck started and ran fine with no issues. It would... Trouble codes: P1212 (ICP not at expected level)
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1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14UXW
With fuel shut off, engine cranks normally. When fuel turned back on, doesn't crank normally, but hesitates like timing is off. With TDC mark on harmonic dampener lined up with timing mark, cam synchro intallation tool lines up at 38 degrees per shop manual. P...
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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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1966 GMC C15/C1500 Pickup 4.1L Front crank pulley VIN: 11001PD179
This truck came in with a bad harmonic balancer (coming apart) There is no bolt to retain the balancer on to the crank shaft nor does it look like one was there. The question is, is this normal and a press fit only? Just want to know if anyone has had experien...
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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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1995 GMC Safari 4.3L transmission VIN: 1GKEL19W1S
van towed in with transmission problem.we road tested and found it shifted fine in first gear .then slipped in 2nd and up we replaced the trans with a used transmission and filter road tested operated fine sent it back to customer and they drove it 1 week appr...
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1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
i am not a honda mechanic. we are primarily german & british shop. start car and cel flashes. misfire is present through entire rpm range. i have researched heavily on iatn already. i have confirmed good valve clearances, tried new distributor, checked resista... Trouble codes: P1399
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1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L Ft Brakes
The boss bought a This vehicle to sell. Brakes worked fine yet the the L/F sensor showed the linings were low. He retracted the pistons w/o opening the bleeders and now the front system will not build pressure. He did push the pedal all the way to the floor to...
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2005 Kia Spectra LX 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: KNAFE121X5
Hello all. Only when hot this kia slams into third, and occasionally has a shutter on take off also when hot. No codes, local dealer says no known problems or re-flashes available... So, 2 used trans later same thing (first one was wrong, I guess there is 2 op...
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2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L induction VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
backfires under load to intake. fuel pressure good. extreme low upstream 02 voltage (.030v and lower) on both banks. higher voltage downstream (.235v). suspect any large vacuum leak would be unmetered air and engine would die anyway. Hear no vacuum leaks. Runs...
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2003 Mazda B2300 2.3L Hesitation, Misfire, no power VIN: 1FAF5764FE
Hi all. Got this mazda p/u here with no power. Under acceleration it misfires and backfires through the throttle body. Idles ok. Snapping throttle 50% of the time engine revs up fine under load. No codes present at all. Data reads fuel trim lean. Disconnect MA...
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1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 3.8L No Start VIN: 1MEPM6245P
This vehicle has no spark no injector pulse, as per identafix there should be a CCRM I connot find it any where I suspect it si only for S/C cars only.I have replaced the ignition module, still no spark.
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1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75WXV
There is a TSB # 03245 for this problem. Could someone tell me what the repair is from this bulletin or email me a copy. Thank you very much. Jon [...] Trouble codes: P0420 (Bank 1 catalyst underperforming)
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4M2EU488X6
Customer brought in car because he thought transmission was slipping. Customer states it just started. What we found was engine stumbles intermittently on accel. When it happens engine seems to stall for a split second. PCM acts confused as transmission tries ...
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2002 Mitsubishi Galant LS 2.4L pinging noise VIN: 4A3AA46G22
this vehicle came in overheated with a damaged cylinder head. (machine shop presure tested head found to be cracked) machine shop supplied me with a different head with valve job and new lifters (16). once we installed new head job. the vehicle runs perfect, b...
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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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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D51
Hello, we have a 2000 Nissan Sentra at our shop that is intermittently stalling but will always restart. It came in for this symptom several weeks ago and could only duplicate the concern one time, fuel pressure remained in spec. The vehicle did have 2 Cat eff... Trouble codes: P0600 (A/T Communication Line problem), P0420 (Cattalyst efficiency bank 1), P0430 (Cattalyst efficiency bank 2)
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2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L idle fluctuation VIN: 3N1CB51D7Y
I am a chrysler, jeep, dodge tech & know next to nothing about nissans. this vehicle belongs to a friend of mine. the idle speed fluctuates up & down in park & neutral but seems to be ok in drive or any other gear. any help would be apreciated.
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2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Tcm VIN: 5N1AN08W45
Has anyone replaced the tcm/valve body in one of these 5speed nissan transmissions? i believe we have diagnosed it correctly and i'm replacing it. My question is can i finish the job using a snap on verus or will i have to have a nissan tool to program the new...
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2005 Nissan X-Trail SE 2.5L removal of CKS VIN: JN8BT08V95
I have a simple question for someone who works on Nissans. How do you remove the Crank Sensor on this X-Trail with a 2.5L engine. Mitchell has nothing on it, and it looks as though something has to be removed, either the intake, or the front diff. It is a four...
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1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDU06E8V
hello all and thanks in advance have this oldsmotrouble that customer had swapped an engine from 3.4 to a 3.1 out of a 96 grand prix. trying to get inspected and keeps setting p0341 code,checked signal out of sensor all way to ecm plug and has signal while run... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cmp sensor out of range)
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Hazard switch VIN: 1G2NF52E02
With car running there is no problem. With key OFF if you turn on hazard warning lights all lights and gauges in dash flash on and off and the power door locks lock and unlock with the flasher. We only had time to check a couple of grounds, G201 & G202 and bot...
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1977 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith II 6.7L no power VIN: LRF31101LR
This old beast was sitting in a garage for a few years, the customer was driving it and taking care of it but let it sit up. The fuel was dried up in the carburetors so we ordered parts from the dealer and rebuilt the carburetors, changed the fuel, fuel filter...
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2005 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L security VIN: 1G8AL52F84
Please help,never saw this before vehicle came in for an inter. No start found tsb for ignition switch replaced with dealer part.problem still occured so we replaced with a new bcm no it wont relearn security.when you try to start it cranks for 2 seconds on th...
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2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L power steering VIN: 4S3BH67532
We replaced the rack in this car due to leaking. After it was aligned, it developed a problem where it had no power assist at idle, if you raised the rpm to 1500, it would work fine. We've bleed the system, replaced the rack again, (they were both Maval), put ...
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2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.7L Blower Motor VIN: JS3TE94746
Good day to all. I am working on this 06 Grand Vitara and I dont know if Im not checking something correctly or if I might have a bad part out of the box. The vehicle was brought to me with blower motor inoperative. I checked for source voltage going to the bl...
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1993 Toyota Camry 2.2L Headlights and Turn Signals VIN: 4T1SK11E2P
We have this Camry that came in with many problems. No lights would work at all. We found a bad wiring job from a trailer connector all corroded in the trunk. After repairing this and replacing fuse the parking lights worked except for rear center. Found light...
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1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG12K4T
OK here's the deal and a very embarrassing one at that. this car came in for oil leaks, found and fixed cam seal, crank seal, oil pump oring and valve cover gasket with the miles on it, it was all way over due. along with timming belt and water pump while in t...
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2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Stall, Misfire VIN: JTDDR32TOY
This has been a head scratcher for us. This car came in with igniter circuit codes and cam sensor code. We wrote down the codes and cleard them and they havent come back since.The problem is that it is missing under load at about 65mph. It does this intermitta... Trouble codes: P0340, P1300, P1305, P1310, P1315
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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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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No 3-4 shift, slips on take off. VIN: 3VWSA29M4Y
So now this car slips on a take off. Will not go into 4th gear. If I shift manually transmission does not slip but will still not go into 4th. Sometimes will throw check engine light on. Codes are 00281 VSS No Signal (g68), 00652 Gear Monitoring Not a Plausibl...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH63B61
Hi folks. Well, this VW Passat is becoming a regular visitor to the shop. I did a heater core last year, then a timing belt, then cam cover leaks. All was fine for 5,000 miles up to February 16th when it arrived on a roll-back for a 'No Start'. Heavy snow ... Trouble codes: P0130 (O2 Sensor Circuit Bank1 - Sensor1 Malfunction . Intermittent), P0150 (02 Sensor Circuit Malfunction- Bank 2 Sensor I . Intermittent.)
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWAC63B81
Vehicle has extended crank @ times. When vehicle won't start no spark is there @ coil. Replaced 4 coils with coils from dealer(bulletin WG/WG00(USA), Date of issue:Apr2004). Problem still there. No other complaints, just extended crank (over 20 seconds). Sems ... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0341
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRT71K16
Hello everyone, I have a volkswagen that is becoming a problem child. I am getting these egr codes and I am at a loss of thoughts on this one. The customer is describing a misfire condition and the check engine light is on. I think this vehicle may have an int... Trouble codes: 00103, 00102, P0403 (p0407-), P0407
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2003 Volvo C70 2.4L starting system VIN: YV1NC63D04
So here it goes, I have never experienced this problem with the car in the shop, but it occasionally will not start. It cranks fine, sounds fine and has NO smell of excessive gas. Sometimes after 3-4-5 times of trying to start it, it will start and run flawles...
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1993 Acura Integra GS 1.8L 4th Gear Out VIN: JH4DA9456P
THANKS FOR ALL WHO REPLIED, IT WAS AS I FIGURED, BUT WANTED OTHER OPINIONS. REPLACED THE TRANSMISSION WITH A USED ONE AND ALL IS HAPPY.
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1999 Acura RL Premium 3.5L factory alarm VIN: JH4KA9657X
Hi Guys, Thanks for the all the responses. The client has not returned to have any further checks done so i am going to close this post. I think that Chris from Utah may be right about having to try to program 12-16 remotes to drop out an earlier one. I ran...
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2001 Audi S4 2.7L No Start VIN: WAURD68D91
the fix was, customer chipped the pcm for more horse power,so after unhook bettery we have to go thru a procedure like turn key on push cruise control botton 7 times key off key on again wait 5 seconds than crank.thank to all that enswer me. Trouble codes: P1650.
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2006 Cadillac STS 3.6L No Start VIN: 1G6DW67786
SPECIAL THANKS TO CARTER [...] EVEN THOUGH WE STARTED OUT ON THE WRONG FOOT.WE TESTED CIRCUITS FOR NUMEROUS HRS TO FIND THIS PROBLEM.FOUND PCM SIGNAL WIRE TO ECM CIRCUIT # 465 WAS BITTEN ALMOST THRU BY A MOUSE. WIRE WAS LOCATED IN RT FENDER NEXT TO BATTERY.IT... Trouble codes: P0627.
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2007 Chevrolet WORKHORSE 4.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5B4HPD2V17
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED TO MY POST. ALL OF YOU HAD GREAT INFO. I INSTALLED STATIC STRAPS, CLEANED THE CONNECTORS AT THE PCM AND TAC MODULE. BOTH OF THESE COMPONENTS ARE NEAR THE LEFT WHEEL. I BELEIVE THAT WATER INTRUSION AND STATIC ELECTICTY WHERE THE PROBLE... Trouble codes: U0107 (Loss of communication to tac module).
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66G6X
I AM GOING TO CLOSE THIS FOR NOW, THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP, WE HAVE DONE EVERYTHING THAT WAS RECOMMENDED, WE STILL HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM, THE CODE IS NOT AFFECTING THE OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE, NEXT STEP AND FINAL STEP IS REPLACING THE ECM, I WILL KEEP YOU INFO... Trouble codes: P0340.
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1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7GG23X6T
Thanks for the replies. I believe the PCM was causing the faulty trans temp reading of -83. I noticed that the scan tool has both voltage values & temp readings for all temp related sensors,ECT, IAT & BATT. the voltage reading would change from 0 to 5v when di... Trouble codes: P0711 (Trans temp sensor), P0171 (Lean exhaust).
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1998 Dodge B2500 5.9L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3B7KF266XW
Thanks so much for every ones help. Fuel inj pump was bad. Got a reman from Dodge.Also as a sidebar note, we replaced the cam sensor right behind that inj pump. Can't imagine changing that sensor w/out pump removal. We also installed new crank sensor when we d... Trouble codes: 1693 (DTC detected in ecm).
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 4.7L Trans. relay off VIN: 1D7HA16N44
Confirmed excessive amp draw from trans solenoid pack on L/R Solenoid. Normal draw is 6.5A @ 1.5ohms. Measured 1.2 ohms and amp draw of 9.9 amps when loading circuit.Specs.from identifix and determined using average readings from the remaining solenoid circuit...
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1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Starting VIN: 1FALP5340S
hey guys, replaced starter, customer called back three days later and said still has same problem. already had starter wire repair and no corrosion at solenoid wire. she took it to dealer, they had it all week and could not duplicate or find problem. I re...
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Drive-axles VIN: 1FTVX14564
Well here's the low down, after replacing IWE solenoid, IWE actuator and wheel hub/bearing assembly noise STILL occured!I noticed some strange things with headlights while driving, decided to rig up Fluke on IWE solenoid harness and monitor voltage while drivi...
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2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Reduced power VIN: 1FTRF12295
Thanks to all who replied. Roger, fellow Michigander, was the closest. After cleaning the MAF and Throttle body, adding a new air cleaner, and insuring that all duct connections were tight and sealed, the customer reported that he has had no more problems wit... Trouble codes: P2106 (Throttle Actuator Control System- Forced limited power), P061B.
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2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMSU45P55
Thanks to those who replied. The problem was indeed the turbo. Called the local Ford dealer and they had them in stock (usually a good sign). Installed the turbo and the truck seems to being doing fine. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0299 (Underboost).
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2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FAFP71V48
Thanks to everyone who has offered help, and we were able to send this car back to the Police Department fully confident that we have repaired it. Kevin, Conway, and Grant hit the nail square on the head with the wires rubbing through on the body mount. The ...
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2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTDM19W0Y
i want to thank all who replied the fix ended up being a gm crank sensor and a repair harness from gm not cheap but van now running thanks mike Trouble codes: P336.
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2007 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEV33777
Thanks to those who replied -- all pointed to stretched timing chains as being the probable cause for the P0017. I have sent the owner to the dealer with a copy of the bulletin that I had overlooked during the diagnosis for warranty consideration. Trouble codes: P0017 (Crankshaft position to exhaust camshaft position correlation bank 1).
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2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Accessories VIN: KMHWF35H72
Thanks for all the replies. After digging a bit deeper - this vehicle was in an accident ( the owner did not know this - her purchased used - shoulda got a CarFax) - anyway - there was a ground issue - when i opened the moulding between the right side doors - ...
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2005 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Hydraulic System VIN: SAJWA51A45
You guys were great - many of you suggested adjusting the push rod in the brake booster. JTIS (Jag's factory repair CD) doesn't show this procedure and neither does Alldata but there really is an adjustment and it really worked! I hope this tech-help request...
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2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L diiferential VIN: KNDJA72392
we realigned this sportage again and tweeked it alittle although it still pulls alittle in 4wd. it is better. it is good in 2wd drive .. lets hope for no more snow!
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2005 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L 4x4 VIN: KNDJC73365
we changed the 2 back tires to the same brand and this seems to have helped. we will see long term
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2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L intake cam bank 2 VIN: JTJHF10U61
Well I think we made a 75% improvement in how this engine sounded. This is one of those guys that changes his oil every 3000mi. very clean motor. Replaced the cam adjuster and noise was much better but, not gone. replaced the control valve and no real change. ...
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Misfire VIN: JM1NA3510M
First of all we want to thank thank those of you who helped us out. We blew it by over thinking our process, it turned out we had a plug wire arcing. Replaced the wires and this took care of our problem. Thannk again for the help.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDCYR49E42
Sorry i got side tracked from this project. The customer uses premium fuel. i will try and clean the fuel lines, test the O2 sensor, then finally will reset the misfire monitor and look for software updates. hopefully this will work, if it does, i will post... Trouble codes: P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308.
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Rear Window Wiper VIN: 4M2ZU55P4X
Great replies. We found that the motor was trying to run. Amp tested the wiring. We think that what has been causing the motor failures was the blade getting stuck between the window and the door. We readjusted the wiper blade, replaced the motor, it now works...
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1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Code -p0705 VIN: 1N4BU31D0V
Thank you all for helping. Inhibitor switch was misadjusted, Properly adjusting did not fix p0705 code.The wiring from inhibitor switch to ecm was testing good. Scanner plugged in Nissan 2 connector, all gear indicators correct. The solution was installin... Trouble codes: P0705 (Trans range sensor malfunction).
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1998 Nissan Homy 3153CC Pads & Shoes VIN: VWMGE24-40
The information and suggestions I received from Ted, Kenny and Elios steered me in the right direction to find the parts I need. Best thing is I can buy from a US supplier and have them sent here with no problems. Thanks guys.
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L A/T Light VIN: 4S3BG6854T
All methods of retrieving trouble codes failed. Thanks to all for the info. Scan tools would show no codes and manual codes would not flash. Shipped out.
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1996 Subaru Legacy LS 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3BK4556T
First of all I want to thank all of those who took the time to offer help and suggestions. This is kinda of embarassing, w did a lot work trying to diagnose this car. It running on all four now. THE FIX: Idle control valve, the adjustment was all the way to ... Trouble codes: P0303 (Misfire Detected on cylinder number three).
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1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L No Start VIN: 4TAVN73F8S
Alrighty this one is fixed. went back to basics, and fount the timing to be off on the right cam shaft ( about 4 teeth off). checked the timing belt and tensioner all good, all pullys spin freely. reset the timing and this beast fired right up. thanks for ev...
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1999 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Transfer Case VIN: JT3HN87R3X
Thank you for all your replies. I got fustrated and just started pulling out every position switch i could find to make sure they were working. There are five on the transfer case and one on the front actuator. Well i found that the position switch on the f...
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2000 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L susp VIN: 4T3ZF13C61
Thanks To all. I had done everything suggested by everyone. (Short of the power steering pump belt.) SHE IS FIXED!!! THIS BLOWS MY MIND! I finally drove my car behind this van on I-95 75MPH to see if I could see wheel jump. YES! - Left rear was bouncing up,...
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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L clutch VIN: 5TEVV42N96
thank you to all who have helped me again. once again you hit it on the head.there is a steel clutch line leading through the firewall to the master inside. i had a guy put pressure through the system using pedal inside and bled there.i saw some bubbles come o...
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1981 Volkswagen Rabbit (Truck) 1.6L No Start, no fuel delivery VIN: 1V1KG0170B
Well, folks, this little VeeDub is alive again! Thanks to a LOT of VERY GOOD responses from fellow techs! This may take a while to explain: After clearing the fuel lines by removing and plugging the return hose and blowing low pressure air through the tank, a...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L instrument cluster VIN: 3VWCC21C5X
Sorry it has taken so long to close this but it took forever to find a good used cluster. The good news is that the used cluster has taken care of the problem. Speedo, oil pressure light and temp light are all working properly so far. Thank you to all that res...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 1,2,3,4,5 VIN: 3VWSR69M14
first of all thanks everybody who took time to help me on this car, I really appreciate that. ok this is what happened. when I first got the I used OBD2 scanner, which gave me only P2637, after research after research, I decide to take another shop, they scann...
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1990 Volvo 240 DL 2.3L Power steering VIN: YV1AA885XL
I'm listed this as "Fixed" but with an explanation. The customer admitted that he thought the steering was "a little" stiff before he brougt it to us and that it did indeed improve dramatically after our service. I was set off balance since I thought something...
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