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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAT48H43
Hi all, car came in a few weeks ago with multiple missfire codes, massair flow code, coolant temp codes, lean codes...we replaced spark plugs and coils, new air flow meter, new coolant temp sensor, new b1 s1 o2 sensor and pcv seperator...cleared all codes car ... Trouble codes: P0130 (Bank 1 sensor 1 circuit), P0431 (Cat bank 2)
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1996 BMW M3 3.2L Chime VIN: WBSBG9325T
I replaced the clutch master on this car. When I finished I tried to start it and everything functioned like it should except no crank and no computer or climate control lights, but the electric fan was on like the a/c was engaged. Checked the fuses and #31 ha...
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2004 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L compressor noise VIN: WBXPA93464
vehicle has minor growl type noise with ac compressor on. no abnormal noise under hood. noise only audible with stethiscope. can hear noise in vehicle worse. noise comes and goes with comp operation. ac charge at 1.68 lbs. checked twice. has new expansion valv...
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L top VIN: WBAEK73425
I have this 2005 645Ci with a top that will only close about half way at which point it stops and the red light at the switch starts flashing and the display says top not locked. I can then reopen the top completely or I can continue closing the top manually a...
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1996 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, No power VIN: 2GTEK19M8T
Hi all, I thought I was a GM guy, but every now and then... So this truck came in from another shop. It has lots of new parts, but it runs like crap. Number 7 cyl is a dead miss. The thing that puzzles me is number 7 plug is always wet with fuel when I remove ... Trouble codes: P1345 (Cam timing issue)
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 4.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W5V
I bought this truck from a customer who towed it in at 62000 miles with a no start issue. We checked and found it needed a fuel pump. The customer supplied an aftremarket pump (unknown brand) which was fitted. The vehicle ran great and was then taken over by m... Trouble codes: P0134 (Oxy.sensor), P0135 (Oxy sensor)
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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L Transfercase VIN: 1GNFK16T51
Please help this np8 246 t-case is leaking out both the output shaft seals, for front and rear prop shafts. Both seals have been replaced two different times, after the complete rebuild mentioned in repair history we put in the new blue auto track2 fluid. I ha...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Rear hvac VIN: 1GNEK13Z13
Here's the problem. I have good heat up front, air temp 140-150 degrees, rear air temp when checked following long 20 mile road test would barely reach 80 degrees. checked hose temps at rear unit, outlet side was very cool, almost cold to the touch, while inle...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L temp doors VIN: 1GNEC16Z04
on the back of the control head are two dark blue wires, one for the left side temp door motor and one for the right side. when moving the temp control knobs, i have varying voltage on one side(right), but not the other (left, driver side). after verifying thi...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L Abs VIN: 1GCHK29U56
This truck sets a C0035 left front wheel speed sensor code, I have replaced the EBCM because it was cracked, and the left front speed sensor because the wires were rubbed. If you clear the codes and test drive the code sets emmediatly and the sensor never read...
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L VIN Programming VIN: 1C3EJ56H6Y
Hello Techs, I am wanting to swap the PCM with a used unit. My original unit is NON- skim equipped and the used unit IS. I programmed the used unit with a DRBIII via benchtop programming. I cannot change the VIN, that is to say I don't know how, and would lik...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L steering rack VIN: 1C3EL55UX1
Hello, We have this sebring that the power steering rack has been replaced. Customer states that ever since we replaced the rack when you sit at idle and turn the steering wheel it vibrates. Cofirmed the customers complaint and replaced the rack again for a se...
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L 1-2 & 3-4 shifts VIN: 2C4GM68435
hey there everyone i need help once again!! Customer brought in thier 05 Pacifica complaining of a noise while shifting from 1st to 2nd and again from 3rd to 4th. Noise is there everytime cold or hot. Talked to tech at local trans shop and seemed to believe th...
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1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L wont turn off VIN: 3B7KF23D8V
Hey guys need some have a cummins diesel from one of my fleet acounts that will stay running with key in off position very intermitant and we cannont get it to act up here naturally. Cust states that everything electrical shuts off except engine(window,guages)...
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1998 Dodge Caravan ES 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on, ldp pump VIN: 2B4GP25R1W
tested first ldp pump was bad replaced. code came back on test drive after restart. recheck ldp pump still ok. check wiring from ldp pump to pcm. wires ok. pcm not reading incoming data from ldp pump output. replaced pcm started and ran sweet 4 times then no s... Trouble codes: P1495
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7FL26X6Y
What are we missing?next step is to check the flexplate but we might be reaching.how can I see what is making the codes appear without symptoms and at cruising speed. fuel trims are +- 8%.Thanks for your time, Thanks in advance for your help Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L instrument cluster VIN: 1B7GG2AN61
Hi everyone. Thanks for taking the time to read this. Any help and/or insight would be appreciated because I am failing miserably at repairing this vehicle. Truck came in with instrument cluster completely not working. Only thing that worked was transmission ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18N43
This one has me stumped. Truck came in with driver complaining about an intermitant stall. I road tested it with a scan tool hooked up and sure enough after about 10 minutes of driving at highway speed the truck shut down and coasted to a stop. I lost all comm... Trouble codes: P0353 (ignition coil 3 primary circuit)
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1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Red Brake Light VIN: 1FTZR15XXX
Customer bought the vehicle with the light problem and bad front brakes. Most checks pinpoint DRL. This truck has the plug deadheaded, no DRL. Other charts show brake fluid level, park brake switch, abs module, ignition switch or inst. cluster. Cluster seems t...
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1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5242B
this van came into the shop with a surging problem and would die.when accelrating it would have a hestation,then if you would watch the plastic plimton,only when you would accelarate the plimtom would grow and then when you would let off it would go back to no... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L brake pedal VIN: 1FAFP40L5X
Vehicle came in with rock hard brake pedal with vey little movement. Displaced vacuum and with foot on brake pedal, started engine and pedal did not fall. Replaced brake booster with reman and while pedal sinks it stops about half way(you'ld swear your hitting...
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1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on
hi guys need help on this car, complain is the check engine light p0171,the first thing i checked was the freeze frame,code was set at idle theen i looked at the data stream,maf was reading .3v at idle and front o2 was reading 0,raizing the rpm after a few sec... Trouble codes: P0171
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15V6Y
This truck was towed in because it ran so poorly (rich). The PCM had a P0176 stored & the injector pulse width was very high. All data appeared normal except for the flex fuel sensor which was high (170 hz). I disconnected the FF sensor & used a signal generat... Trouble codes: P0176 (Flexible Fuel Sensor Circuit Malfunction)
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L power windows and door locks VIN: 1FTZR15X7Y
Got a ford headache cust states electric windows and door locks quit at same time Has codes B1398 Lf auto down relay fault B1352 ignition key in circuit fault With snap on solus I can command every relay to activate excep the auto down relay I can activate doo...
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2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Starting VIN: 1ETYR14VXY
I replaced the trans with a used one about two months ago. Now for some reason the starter will kick in going down the road. I has done it three times. This last time we replaced the starter again, the starter relay and the ignition switch. When I pulled the c...
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1999 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTCS19X1X
Customer had complained of this issue about 2 or 3 times a month. Intermittent. The security light at times flashes while driving. No vehicle codes present. After sitting sometimes vehicle wont restart. Pretty sure its security related because after sitting an...
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2003 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L MIL Lamp on, No Acceleration VIN: 1GKET16S23
Customer called a few days back, said engine was not running right, engine miss. Vehicle was towed in with no throttle response (no acceleration at all). I found #2 coil shorted to ground. Now there is no engine miss, but the 1512 code will not reset, and if u... Trouble codes: P512, P515
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2GTEK19T04
This truck has a rough idle and a consistent misfire on #6 and a inconsistent misfire showing on #5. New wires & plugs, swapped coils with other cylinder with no change. There are TSBs for bad ground on head, alarm system interference, intake gaskets, cracked ... Trouble codes: P0300
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1989 Honda Civic 1.5L Surge, High idle VIN: 1HGED3651K
Vehicle surges in park, when put in gear idles high (1200 rpm) but smooth
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Long crank VIN: KM8SC13E45
This car came in and has a long crank before it start. Thought it was fuel, so I hooked up fuel gauge and no problem, so I let it set for an 1hr, and when I was doing some thing else manger tried starting the car and it would start, when I got there I turn it ...
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2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L trans VIN: 5NPEU46C86
hello all, was wondering if anyone has run across something like this before. I got a sonata in the shop that if you drive around 50 at a steady cruise it will start to surge on a flat road, go uphill or downhill it won't do it, it feels like a torque converte...
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2003 Infiniti M45 4.5L expansion block VIN: JNKAY41E83
One of my neighbors asked me if I could look at his M45, Wife drive the car, and says that it takes 10 minutes or longer to get the car to get cold. Inifnity dealer told them the expansion block was bad. we evacuated the system, and found a low charge. 8 ozs. ...
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2006 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L rear rotors VIN: JNKCV51F06
i have a 2006 infiniti G35 x that came in with the right rear brake pads worn down very premature. There was a very hot smell and that rotor was 556 degrees F. Couldn't turn the wheel when got the vehicle in the air. Opened the bleeder screw which didnt help. ...
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L all electrical VIN: 1J4X585XVC
have a 1997 jeep grand cherokee 4.0. customer complaint is as follows.when you turn ignition on every thing works fine for aboutten seconds then all lights and gauges on dash will go on and off about every twenty seconds with ignition still on.during this time...
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2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K54
I have tried to scan this jeep with a snap-on solus scanner and it keeps telling me no communication i have checked all the fuses and have power at the DLC. i just updated my scanner today and tried to scan the jeep again and it still will not let me read anyt...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48N64
code still sets intermittently. we are having a reflash done right now. we had the customer run the car one day without the ac on and the code still set. Seems to set code at idle or soon after startup.If anyone has had anything like this some info would be gr... Trouble codes: P0301 (misfire 1 cylinder)
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1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1LVLM97V2S
I've got a thorn in my side with this one. This is actually my parents vehicle and I would like to finally get this one repaired. I am having a couple problems. First off I am getting eronious readings from my MAF allowing the BARO reading to be off. The readi... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174 (Bank 2 lean)
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2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A41
Hey Fellow Techs I need some help. This Licoln LS is running very poor at idle. Bank 1 is very lean. Smoked for vacuum leaks, did not see any. Decided to change intake gaskets any way. No help. Replaced B1S1 o2, cleaned maf, replaced fuel filter and cleaned in... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1)
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L set monitors VIN: WDBHA22E2T
this vehicle came in for emission test failer. no communication at test station . replace over voltage protection relay to fix communication problem. i am able to communicate generic with the solus pro, but unable to set any monitors. customer has put 500 mile...
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1996 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L engine VIN: 2MELM75W6T
Greetings iatn techs. Got this 96 Grand Marquis here that the customer started the other day and is noisy. Car has sat for 3 weeks. Went to start car the other day, and it has a knocking type sound. Pulled car in to start diagnostics. Had a little antifreeze i...
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2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Pats VIN: 4M2ZU86P4Y
This vehicle had lost all O.E. pats keys. I found the key code and had the dealer cut me 2 keys. I have a NGS that covers this vehicle. I entered the PATS module, waited my 10 minutes, cleared key codes, shut off scanner, installed key one turned ignition on f...
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2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L EHPS fan VIN: WMWRC33484
Car came in with no P/S, diagnosed inoperative EHPS pump. Recommended EHPS pump and fan relay replacement . After replacing EHPS pump and fan relay, fan comes on about 30-45 seconds after engine is started, without moving the steering wheel, and stays on all t...
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1998 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start
hard start when cold,if spray little carb clean, will fire right up and run perfect-as if missing cold start enrichment. tested fuel pressure,seems OK after replace very clogged filter,tested and replaced anyway coolant temp sensor. found bent/mangled fast idl...
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D4X
we have a 1999 nissan maxima here with an intermitent stahling condition when coming to a stop.feels like someone turns the key off.never looses indicator lights so i dont think its an ignition switch back.we replaced MAF sensor,same problem.we have run into t...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Power windows and locks VIN: 1N4BA41E84
Good morning everyone. I have a 2004 Nissan Maxima with an intermittent electrical problem that is giving me fits. Intermittently, the power door locks will rapidly lock and unlock while driving. Also intermittently the power windows will go up or down while d...
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2006 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4BA41E26
The problem on this car is that when it gets hot and you put the car in drive it start knocking, but if you place the car in neutral or park and accelerate the car is fine no noise or any other issue, there is no codes, the only problem is the knocking noise o...
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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2WP12K5X
what I have is drive it awhile shut it off and restart it doesn't stay running .It will stay running if you throttle it alittle bit.Tryed different iac still the same.When cold you start it acts normal.The other problem is when your driving the tach moves 200-...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Low Trac Light comes on Intermittently VIN: 1G2HX54K8Y
Hi & Thanks in advance for reading this lengthy one. Not sure if there is necessarily a problem here on not? The Customer probably veiws it as a problem but it may actually not be I just can't explain it with good enough reasoning. Complaint is "Low Trac" ligh...
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1984 Porsche 911 3.2L hi speed blower VIN: WPOZZZ91ZE
Hi Here we have a GRAY MARKET non a/c car. I am hoping that some one has ran across this . There is no hi speed blower for the heater , all other speeds work. I have checked the switch between the seats and its ok . Is there a hi speed relay and if so wh...
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1999 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L fuel tank VIN: JF1GF4859X
When filling tank will not take fuel 1/2 gallon or so at a time no matter how slowly put in. Have replace filler neck (rotted large hole), vent valve on side of filler neck, canister vent valve and fuel tank pressure valve. Canister does not have fuel in it an...
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2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH68664
This car came in with this simple Po037 code. Went through the recommended tests at the differnt circuits. The system supplies the power from the fuel relay and the ECM supplys the ground.I tryed a new O2 sensor and a used ECM. This did not help at all. I am a... Trouble codes: P0037 (rear O2 heater circuit fault)
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2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Abs,Vcs VIN: 5TDBT48AX3
This one is killing me guys.this truck came in with a c1247 for stroke sensor malfunction.tested sensor.was off by .50 of a volt brake not applied. The only way to get it is with the booster and all 799.00 for the part. Checked for updated translate and abs mo...
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2003 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L engine/flywheel
We have a 2003 all wheel drive matrix in the shop. on cold start up there is a chirping/ticking noise coming from the flex plate area. It's loader under the vehicle. It sounds like a cracked flex plate. It goes away when as the vehicle warms up. all the flex p...
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2006 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Control Arm VIN: 5TEMU522N8
Turn wheel with brake applied
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L manifold bolts VIN: 3VWSF29M6Y
Trying to remove the intake manifold. The hex head bolts are stripped out on two of them and cannot get the bolts out. Has anyone ever run into this before and offer some advice on how to remove them? It doesn't look like the others have lock tite or anything ...
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2000 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Misfire, excess white smoke VIN: 9BWGF21J5Y
Hello and thanks for taking the time to read this. This 2000 Golf TDI smokes and missfire badly especially when started cold, (0F) and the smoke/missfire diminishes as it warms up. The smoke is white and therefore unburnt fuel. Running in the shop with a leaki... Trouble codes: P0301 (16685 Cylinder 1 missfire detected intermittent), P3130 (19586 EGR System Regulation Exceeded Intermittent)
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M53
I'm on my knees begging for help on this one!!! This has been a chronic problem with this car. I replace the temp sensor with a dealer part and it goes away for a while. Any where from 2-6 months at a time. Have also replaced thermostat with dealer part and st... Trouble codes: P2181 (Cooling System Range/ Performance)
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L cooling system VIN: JT8VK13TXN
This car will run fine after all repairs listed below (meaning engine runs good/ sounds good)- around town. It constantly blows bubbles in the overflow bottle. If you goose the throttle or pull a hill/ load the engine it will immediately overheat (240 on scann...
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2007 Volkswagen Touareg 3.6L brake controller wire harness VIN: WVGBE67L47
Dear Touareg Guru's, we have to install a BRAKE CONTROLLER, for his trailer. The SUV has factory ID6 code, therefore hitch + control module is installed from factroy. We have installed brake controllers on the Porsche Cayennes The Cayenne has pre-wired the b...
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2008 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Engine cooling fan VIN: YV1RH59238
The coolant fan comes on with the engine running, always. It does not come on with the key on, engine off. With VIDA, the fan speed can be controlled; during these activations the voltage to the fan module was monitored. With the engine running the fan is comm...
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2000 Acura Integra GS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JH4DC4371Y
Thank for all your replies, After going through all diagnostics I too think this is the programming for this vehicle , definitly no vac leaks and ECT was about 46 f on start up depending on morning temps. What I did do taking in account of the age of this veh...
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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBG34D3X
Well this was a pain in the ###. Thanks for all the help, I pinched the evap purge line just to be sure and there was no change. Disconnected the MAF and no change. Pulled the fuel rail to check for dribble actually found 2 injectors that would stop spraying a... Trouble codes: P0154 (H02 no activity B2S1), P0300 (random miss).
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2007 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDF78EX7
Thanks to everyone who responded, purge valve take care the EVAP codes and make the car run perfect. Trouble codes: 2187 (Lean Exhaust), 1093 (Lean), 0455 (Evap System), 0441 (Evap fault).
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2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 3.0L gauges VIN: WBACN33411
Thanks to all who replied...A 55 mile drive and an appointment at a BMW dealer, along with a 2 1/2 hour wait solved the problem. They coded the cluster and all is well. No red dot either and mileage is 100% accurate.
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2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53471
Had a similar car in the shop, swapped MAF sensors- all is good now after replacing defective sensor. Thanks for all the advice- you guys are the best.-Scott Trouble codes: P0103 (Mass air flow circuit high input).
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBANB33534
Thank you for all the information from all of you ... we have it done after the job done i clear the code then at 1 time i try to start the engine ( make sure all code are clear ) the engine run very rough at idle check engine light flashing , warning lamp o...
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Starting VIN: WBAUCJ3528
Well the problem was the power distribution plate on top of the battery, there was a open circuit, once I replaced that unit the car started and ran great. thanks to all that replied tom
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2008 BMW 328xi 3.0L engine VIN: WBAVC93518
Thanks to everyone. I hope this will help the next guy facing a BMtrouble u. I could not find anything wrong with pep boys work. Everyones input prompted a 2nd look. I could not find any other leaks. 2 points: After having a 100% leak on part of the oil pan al...
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G4CW52K0S
Thanks eveyone for replying, the fix was a know good operating ecm from the wrecking yard. I think part of the wild goose chase had to do with the car not being OBD2. I had added extra grounds on the ground curcuit under the Ignition module. I could unplug the... Trouble codes: P0703, P0501, P1361, P0101, P0705.
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GCGK13U13
Well, thanks to all for taking the time to help. This one is fixed. Answer = MAF sensor. Most popular answer was fuel pump, but, as indicated in my update to post, the pressure was in spec even though at low end. Volume test was good and did not want to do pum...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2G1WH52KX4
Well this is fixed. I over looked the o2 data on the scan tool as it was switching from 300 mv to 1100 mv thinking it was close enough. The fact was the o2 read high and the PCM leaned out the mixture when it went into closed loop. Believe the fuel trim number...
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2005 Chevrolet WORKHORSE 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5B4KP42V55
WELL ITS FIXED. APPARENTLY THE MULTI CONNECTION AT AND THROUGH THE FIREWALL WAS FULL OF WATER. THESE WORKHORSES LEAK LIKE A SIVE. AS FAR AS THE DUTY CYCLE VOLTAGE ON THE #1 TP 5 VOLT REFERENCE. I COULD NOT TELL YOU WHATS GOING ON THERE BUT LIKE ALEX SAID I THI...
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2006 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBE4E1296
the customer needed his truck back it is his main work vehicle, was able to do some further checks, i do have 2 bad glow plugs, the module seems to be working, talked to customer and told him we need to replace glow plugs to start and may need more after that ... Trouble codes: P0381 (Glow plug heater indicator).
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19C97
Hi, I would like to thank everyone who took time to get me on the right track to fix this truck. Turned out to be the ECM. Had no signal leaving as some of you suggested. The customer took the truck to GM because he had doubt that a truck this new would need a... Trouble codes: P0230.
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1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56HXV
Thanks for the help, this little POS is owned by a church, and they decided not to have me fix it. My diagnosis concluded with recommending a new PCM, and would have liked to have seen it fixed but you win some and you lose some. Happy hunting, and thanks agai... Trouble codes: P0112, P1496.
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Power Steering Return Hose VIN: 2C8GP64293
No TSB's applied to this issue. No shudder, and no splitting hoses. Orifice was not reinstalled in return line when originally occured. We double clamped all return side hose connections after verifing no restriction in cooler, lines or resivour screen. Have n...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L 3-4 Chuggle VIN: 2C3JA53G15
I RECIEVED SOME REALLY GOOD REPLIES BUT ALL WERE VERIFIED AND ENSURED THAT THEY WERE PURSUED. END RESULT WAS I SENT IT TO A TRANSMISSION SHOP WHERE THEY HOOKED IT TO A SHAFER SHIFTER AND MANUALLY SHIFTED IT DURING A TEST DRIVE. END RESULT WAS A RECOMMENDATION ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to all who replied,this vehicle is finally fixed. Pardon me while I wipe the the egg off my face and eat a big dish of crow. Jeff from Ontario nailed it. The hoses to the NVLD pump were on backwards. Having been to the dealership twice for this problem... Trouble codes: P0440 (General Evap System Failure).
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2008 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 6.7L shifting VIN: 3D7MX48A48
the customer towed the truck out opting not to replace the dpf filter or put any more into this truck at this time.i agree with the replies that putting the filter and sensors back into the truck,clearing the codes, and going from there was the correct path to...
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1997 Ford F-150 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTDX18W3V
Hey thanks everyone for your input, what it turned out to be was the spark plugs. When I checked the spark plugs outside of the engine they had good spark. When under compression they would not fire at all. Thanks again for all the help.
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2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Transmission VIN: 1FMZV67EX1
Thanks for all the responses. Most of the replies suggested that I try loosening the bands which solved the problem. When I loosened the Intermediate band, the driveshaft began to move in both directions. So I re-set the bands by factory spec which is to tight...
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2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Cuts out, foods badly VIN: 1FMZU62K62
Thank everyone who reply,it's not fixed yet but the main problem was that in cyl # 1 and2 valves were hanging up open so we will takw the motor out to remove right head than you again Alex
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Valve Spring VIN: 1FMZU73E33
thanks to all that responded. replace broken exhaust valve#6 cyl. vehicle runs great
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2006 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L restraint control VIN: 1FAFP231X6
Well, the customer did not want to put a new airbag module in this vehicle. I can't really say I blame him. The airbag light proves out normally, then stays out. If we hadn't been doing other diagnostics the code would have remained unknown. I gave him the wri...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Right Low Beam/Daytime Running Light VIN: 1FTSW21R88
Ok,there is no DRL module on this vehicle-(both Ford & Mitchell said there was). The Smart junction box just needed the codes cleared & the RS light worked,& DRL returned. Thanks for all the replies! Darren
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1991 Honda Civic 1.5L Stall VIN: 1HGED3655M
well, the fuel pressure fitting had something clogging it, so i was chasing the wrong problem! I changed the valve in my pressure fitting and now have excellent fuel pressure. With that working, i took a different direction in my diagnosis and determined the d...
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Power Sliding Doors VIN: 5FNRL388X5
Car was taken and has not yet returned, due to closing post requirements, I will close for now and repost when it comes back in. Alot of information that I will try when it comes back.
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2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHJF35F4Y
Well what happened is the tone wheel on the crankshaft is sliding on the crank and giving the wrong signal,i can move it with my fingers with the crank sensor removed. customer refused any further service.THANK YOU TO ALL.
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2011 Hyundai sanata 2.4L Accessories VIN: 5NPEB4AC1B
well this one is fixed first off it is a brand new car there is no aftermarket radio or anything installed aftermarket the car has only 1242 miles on it the problem was that with the tilt colum in the highest spot the harnes was rubbing the colum and when i wo...
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1995 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L lock out VIN: 1J4FY29S0S
Fix is a relative term. Measuring everything in the front axle we discovered that the sleeve does't really slide onto the half shaft by that much. The end of the shaft was a little chewed. Customer opted to lock sleeve a little deeper onto shaft. The disconne...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Engine oil VIN: 1J8GL48K93
Several replies to this post suggesting possible blown head gasket-we had already ruled that out but evidently it was not clear in my posting that we did not have an overheat condition. ended up installing an O.E. PCV valve & the problem has cleared up. Tha...
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2008 Jeep Commander (Truck) Overland 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1J8HG6821C
This car was fixed with new coils. I finally found someone at STAR that had heard of the issue. I do remember that we had had some strange issues during the first year (2005) with coils but these are totally different. And I don't understand the MDS codes bei... Trouble codes: P0300, P3449, P3441, P3425, P3401.
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2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Door locks VIN: KNDUP13165
Well I fixed the door lock problem. The fuse box under the hood has B+ to the 15a audio then the 10a memory fuses which then goes to the keyless entry. I found no power on the 15a fuse and once I took the top of the fuse box off, found an open at the splice,...
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Eas VIN: SALPV1644Y
Sorry for the late post. This problem is intermittent and the customer decided to pick up the vehicle and drive it until the problem reoccurred. He brought it back 4 days ago and I haven't had a chance to look at it yet. To answer some of your questions, I am ...
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2002 Land Rover DISCOVERY 2.5L No Start VIN: SALLTGM832
Hi Guys and thanks to all replies After a bit of research we decided to replace the fuel pump , fuel filter and injector seals. We replaced the pump and filter first , bleed the system and tried to start the engine( no go ). It has a self bleed system whic...
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNM22262
So, a year ago, the boss said, it cant be the t-belt! it runs too good at idle, and only acts up after you drive it! thank-you everyone who pointed at belt...! removed belt covers when he was not there-gess what? rear cam belt jumped 1 tooth [very worn and loo...
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2003 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L turn signals, dash lights, cruise control, VIN: 1LNHM81W73
Hello and thanks for the replies.After going through the members suggestions,cleaning all the grounds in these cicuits,testing the powers,manipulating harnesses,and at one point disconnecting the cruise module and having customer drive the car on a trip.I repl...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBPJ75J11
Since the car came in with multiple trouble codes in the ABC, ESP and ECU. We can not guarantee if the transmission would shift properly even after restoring serial data. Customer decide to bring vehicle to another shop for a second opinion. Harry Trouble codes: P0600 (Serial Data Link Fault generic OBDII), P2037 (CAN message from ETC control unit), C1511 (Control module incorrectly coded ESP system), C1024 (CAN-EGS ESP system), C1027 (CAN EIS ETC ABC system).
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1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21A5X
First I would like to thank everybody for the overwelming response.I replaced the #3 coil and now it's running fine.No compliants so far .Customers happy!.I informed the customer that it's recommened that all the coils be replaced.Even with my commercial acct,... Trouble codes: P1320, P0100, P0300.
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2001 Nissan Maxima SE 20th Anniversary Edition 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA31A41
WELL, AS WE ALL KNOW CARS CAN BE CHALLENGING AND STRANGE THINGS HAPPEN, HERE IS WHAT I DID AND I AM NOT THAT CONFIDENT THERE ARENT MORE THINGS TO COME ON THIS VEHICLE. THE BATTERY GOT RUN DOWN SO I CHARGED IT AND INSTALLED ANOTHER NEW SET OF SPARK PLUGS.I ENDE...
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