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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L No Start VIN: TRUWC28N11
Good morning, we have a 2001 audi tt quattro that was towed into the shop with a no start condition (engine cranks, but no fire or fuel). On initial inspection there is no communication with the engine control module. We were able to retrieve several codes thr... Trouble codes: 00778 (Steering angle sensor), 01314 (No comunication with engine control module)
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1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Odometer VIN: WBAHD6321S
This car has an aftermarket radio installed and "CODE?" is on the IC display. I need to get state inspections done but I don't know what the current mileage is because of the displayed "CODE?" message.
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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L Safety VIN: WBAAM5331Y
OK, I have a 2000 BMW 328I Auto, I am using a Autel AA101 Scan Tool, It is suppose to be able to read Airbag Codes from BMWs but it is not linking, so I can't get the code for my Airbag light being on, and I also have the Traction Control light on, but I am no...
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2001 BMW 750iL 5.4L Edc VIN: WBAGJ03441
Hi ! I apologize in advance for the vague nature of this post. I have no information, not even trouble code definitions. The ride of the rear suspension is rough, like its in sport mode ( not like bad hydraulic accumulators ) and these are the EDC codes i came...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ABS module/ wheel sensor VIN: 5UXFB33563
Hello group, this BMW came to us with ABS/DSC and brake light on the dash "ON". We get code #47 and the code won't clear. I am not sure what code #47 means. Is this code #47 the same as Code #C0047 (Brake Booster Pressure Sensor)? We removed the ABS control mo...
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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L cooling fan VIN: WBAEK720X0
Hello and thanks for taking the time to read this. I have a cooling fan failer and unable to test system.the fault code is "279d engine fan". The cooling fan dose not run and the engine will overheat if left running. We have had to remove strip and clean the ...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L transmission VIN: 1G6DM57N13
im trying to find documentation on the last 3 codes found on my snap on verus updated to 11.2 according to our repair program (mitchell) we need to diagnose the other codes first before starting on the 1719, which starts to condemn the trans control module. ha...
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1994 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Oil/temp/voltage/tach gauges VIN: 2GCFK29K3R
All the gauges read low. I have replaced ALL grounds. I am wonderng if the alternator only charging 12.3 volts at an idle will effect all the gauges and make read low as well. any inciste will be greaty appreciated, going to replace alternator today. Thank y...
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GNGK26N2R
Hi , my name is andrew, thank you to all who take the time to read this , my issue is a nox failure for an enhanced smog inspection in the stat of california, after all my testing and research , i feel that more e g r is required to reduce nox, im getting 11% ...
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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L no crank VIN: 2GTEK19R4V
well here we go , truck came in to us locked up engine, we replaced complete engine went to start vech no crank!!turn switch lights dim no crank.pull replay jumper replay starts right up runs perfect.let run everthing looks good take on test drive trans shifts...
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1998 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Starting VIN: 1GKFK16RSX
Helo all got a weard one hear 1998 chevy suburban 4x4 instaled new crate motor went to start and has arealy hard start and a backlash wen cranking but once started runs great shut it off go to start it again hard hard hard start get started runs great changed ...
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2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Input Speed Sensor VIN: 2CNBJ13C4Y
Vehicle came in with SEL light on code P0715 transmission input speed sensor-Alldata has no information so working with diagnostics for Suzuki Vitara-intermittent problem and connectors look good-bit the bullet and bought the $200 sensor-worked for a day and l...
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2005 Chevrolet Uplander 3.5L rear suspension VIN: 1GNDV23165
GOOD EVENING ALL This uplander has a thumping noise in rear suspension,you can hear it more going over railroad tracks.It almost sounds like spare tire rattling but its not.Replaced rear shocks, checked bushings in trailing arms seem ok.This is a front wheel d...
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2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Temperature gage VIN: 1GCGG25V75
when I start the van the temp gage works then in a matter of seconds it will drop down to like it dont work the ect says 196 but the icp says monitored temp 99 and so displayed is 99 so the gage seems to be working it will sweep and during the sweep it reads c...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LS 6.0L trans fluid VIN: 1GCHC24U87
The trans temp climbed to the red on the gauge and dash indicated trans overheating. Changed the fluid nothing unusual in the pan. Test drove truck no problems at all driving other than the temp climbing, verified gauge w/scan tool. Removed both lines from the...
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1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Start VIN: 3C3EL55H9X
Still have occational no start, have data stream, crank and cam sensor signal, if you wiggle key a little bit the car will start, when watching on scanner the "key in ignition" will flash between yes and no when you wiggle key. Need some help, Thanks.
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2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C4GM68455
Crank no start all the time, i replaced Timing Belt and Spark plugs, car still a no start, no codes, Its seems that the spark plugs will foul out while trying to start vehicle. I do have a spark and good fuel pressure, remove O2 sensor and check back pressure,...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y4X
Hey Guys, I'm having problems with this Durango, came in with intermittant stalling, Checked for codes, none. On road test vehicle stalled, would not restart. Had no check engine light, and when I tried to start and left key on yhe odometer would start to bli...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B7GG22X1Y
Intermittently when taking off gently from a stop (1/2-1/3 throttle) the engine loses power, runs rough and if you hold the throttle steady will start popping back through the intake. If you shut it off and restart it runs fine. I have only got it to happen tw...
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L clutch? VIN: 3D7MS48C95
Hello all, This is my cousins truck used for pleasure pulling a horse trailer. One month ago I replaced the third clutch which was slipping.After some research I learned that the dual mass flywheels were causing problems and ordered a Valero solid flywheel co...
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1950 Ford F Series 3.9L Hesitation VIN: 98RC455082
this flathead v 8 has stock bottom end has edelbrock heads offy intake dual demon 98s headers . truck idles good but under acceleration it blows back through the carbs . Customer states he purchased it this way now its my nightmare . thanks for any help
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1997 Ford F-250 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F1V
Customer had oil changed at local quick lube, after oil change engine just cranks but won't start. Customer noticed that "Wait to Start" light did not come on when key was turned on. I ran over there and found the IDM relay buzzing in relay box. Switched relay... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal Control Module KAM Error), P0605 (Internal Control Module ROM Error)
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1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU34EXW
1998 ford explorer no start after installing a motor
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2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW31P83
Hello fellow Techs. This truck stalled on the freeway and came in on the hook. ICP low. Pulled Pass Valve cover, installed Rotunda high pressure plug to isolate that bank. ICP went up to Desired ICP during cranking. Air checked HPO log and injectors and no lea...
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2004 Ford Mustang Mach I 4.6L Engine VIN: 1FAFP42RX4
Remove intake manifold to replace gaskets, all went well. Started engine, ran fine, began running rough and stalled out then would not restart. Checked operation and found the engine locked up. Keep in mind no noise, it just stalled. Does anyone else out there...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L #1 Cyl VIN: 1FTNW21P24
Hello every one need alittle insight truck came in no start hydrolocked with fuel on #1 cyl removed glow plug and cranked over fine removed #1 injector and found tip intact but copper o-ring was gone it had flaked into pieces and lower o-ring was melted cleane...
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Driveshaft VIN: 1FMCU93126
Drive line vibration. Gets so bad you need to pull over stop and restart. Great if you need a massage. When you restart it isn't as severe. No codes,while on lift 1/2" of run out @ carrier bearing. Seems like a lot but it isn't torn or damaged. Didn't want to ...
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2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Steering Rack / Pump VIN: 1FTPX14516
Hello all, i have this pick up with a steering problem. At low speeds or parking i can feel alittle stiffness in the steering. At 50 - 70 mph. I have to almost use 2 hands to turn it into the next lane. Seems like the faster you go, you seem to loose power ass...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSX21R38
hello, we have a customer getting approx. 12 miles to the gallon and he was interested in a reliable mileage enhancing chip for this model ford diesel.any specific product info would be helpful so that we may further research it for him. thank you.
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2001 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, No misfire felt VIN: 1GTDT13W91
Runs great at 2500 to 3000 rpm ses light flashes i dont feel a engine miss at idle light goes out and the engine idles smoothly Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
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2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L passenger window VIN: 1HGCM72274
Ok honda gurus i need some assistance. This accord came in pasenger window inop. No power to the passenger switch o volts at the window motor. Fuse is good so is ground. So i give external power to the green and black wire on the switch now i have source volta...
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2006 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Chassie measurments VIN: N25RG49291
We require the chassie measurements for the XJ350 alloy body so the panel shop we are using can repair a car with slight frontal impact.The car is on the chassie bed and they dont have the correct details. The only panel shop in New Zealand want us to ship the...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4G248S9Y
Before coming too my shop,coustmer replaced fuelpump relay an fuelpump asm.Still no start,turns over but no start.Ichecked over his work,all good checked fireing none checked injector and fuelpresure none.Checked CKPS had correct voltage,no responce from OBD P...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starter VIN: 1J4GW48S52
To all, My friends Jeep goes through a lot of starters. Within 5 to 8 months after replacing one it starts having a high amperage draw and it cranks slowly. has anyone seen this as a common problem with this type jeep. Thanks Mike
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2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4FA49S14
Poor idle hot or cold. At traffic light idle dips down under 500. but never stalls. It seems if i start cold move it and shut it right off. it starts hard but always starts. No check engine light no codes. Changed plugs. Fuel inj cleaned
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2003 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: KNDUP13143
Customer filled with gas just before symptoms started. Van will surge/buck/hesitate on accel and steady cruise, not like a misfire but like it has a dead spot in the accelerator. No codes. Fuel trims will drop like a rock. Disconnected the evap purge hose at t...
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2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation VIN: KNADC16525
Thanks everyone. I have a kia .Good customer.States when the check engine lt came on car has no power. I drove it and it runs like a clogged cat.checked it and very little back pressure .fuel trims slightly neg.around 3% .vac at idle is around 20 steady .We... Trouble codes: P0325
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2006 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12626
Started but figuring out how to tap in and check fuel pressure as he tried to get it checked before. Big reason is o2s are dead at 40mv B1S1 20mv at B1S2. Dealer had replaced pcm and O2s upon codes, and said something about grounded 02 wire killed computer. Ne...
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2000 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L L.R. Air Spring Solenoid VIN: 1LNHM97V7Y
This vehicle came in with the l. rear airbag low. CK suspension system on info system. Checked for DTC, and got a C-1793. L.R. air spring solenoid shorted to ground. Ohmed solenoid. 1 ohm. Should be 14-18 ohms. Solenoid was shorted, so replaced. Cleared codes,...
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2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L L.R. Air Valve Solenoid VIN: 1LNHM97V7Y
Sorry for the wrong info on prior post was the wrong model. Vehicle is a continental. This vehicle came in with the l. rear airbag low. CK suspension system on info system. Checked for DTC, and got a C-1793. L.R. air spring solenoid shorted to ground. Ohmed so...
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1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L no monitors run VIN: JM1NA3530V
This little bugger will not set the Catalyst, O2, or EGR monitors. For some unknown reason the customer replaced the front and rear O2 sensors. We replaced the cat because the inlet/outlet temps were not good. I was getting 475* inlet and 350* oulet at 2000 r...
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2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Misfire
misfire in idle, catalyst monitor and evap monitar never complete. To pass emissions all but one monitors needed to be completed. Reset the computer by grounding battery. Bank 1 runs rich and Long fuel trim stays from -2o% to -25% Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303
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2008 Mazda CX-7 Sport 2.3L Wiper motor won't shut off VIN: JM3ER29L78
The windshield wipers will not shut off. We have tested all the wiring between the switch and motor. We tested the motor at the connector with voltage and ground in the flow chart. The motor tests fine and the park switch signal is present that goes back to sw...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L obd1 VIN: WDBEA34E7R
quick question guys - is there a way to check codes on this obd1 mercedes, the check engine light is on and don't have a scanner to do obd1 on this benz. thanks guys in advance
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2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF52H56
Vehicle came in for a check engine light right after service. Inspected vehicle and found everything connected. Scanned and found code 2188 and 2190. (P0172 and P0175) Inspected for vacuum leaks. None present. Has seen MAF sensor cause the lean codes but have... Trouble codes: 2188 (Rich limit bank 1), 2190 (Richlimit bank 2)
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1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L Transmission VIN: 1ZWFT61L8X
I recieved this vehicle a few days ago and it definately needs a new transmission. We do not rebuild transmissions here. I have only found one transmission in town. The customers vehicle trans id is f83p-cb and the one I found used is a f83p-ca. I have not fou...
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWMF33587
customer said vehicle was stalled out (manual trans) by an inexperienced driver. and would not restart. Pulled a 2968 code, intake camshaft sensor, replaced camshaft sensor with a new one from the dealer and the fouled out spark plugs. Vehicle has fuel and fir... Trouble codes: 2968 (inlet camshaft sensor)
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1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L anti theft VIN: 4A3AK44Y7V
Hello all. I have a 1997 eclipse gs and I AM having trouble finding the alarm module . I am trying to program my keyless remote, thanks
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1986 Nissan 720 2.4L No Start, bat was hooked up ba VIN: JN6ND16S6G
coust hooked up battery backwards. another shop threw a $500.00 every thing gets replaced or (egr) tune up at it even though they were told what happened. now the coustomer towed it in to us & we confirmed no spark & no fuel & confirmed bad ecm & replaced with... Trouble codes: 23 (normal with a no start), 24 (normal with a no start)
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: JNS09201US
Costumer was driving the car and it just die by it self. they tow the car to the shop. Engine cranks but doesn't start, I check fuel pressure ok. I check all fuses are ok. check spark and I have spark on 4 coils. remove valve cover to check timing marks seems ...
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2008 Nissan Versa SL 1.8L I-Key Buzzer VIN: 1G8AL52F88
I have this versa that has a problem with the intelligent keys.after about several hours of driving the car makes a buzzing noise from the dedicated speaker in drivers door.it always starts and the buzzer wont shut off until battery is disconnected overnight.t...
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2JB5244V
we had it towed in and found straightoff that timing chain wneeded to be replaced. I assume that is why is running bad to begin with at 1st facility. we replaced timing chain and car would not start. does not have spark or injector pulse. We have checked for c...
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2005 Scion tC 2.4L 1st gear VIN: JTKDE17715
I have a 2005 Scion tC here with a whine in 1st gear. It whines at all times in 1st, both under load and coasting, clutch in or out. If I pull it out of first while coasting, the whining immediately stops. If I try to engage first while moving at over 20MPH, I...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BH66571
I need some ideas on this problem. This 4cyl.Outback has a intermittent #4 misfire.I've replaced spark plugs,ignition wire set and ignition coil with all OE parts,but the same problem.Since the misfire is so intermittent,I never could duplicate the problem whi... Trouble codes: P0304
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2003 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Misfire VIN: JF1GG29633
Check engine light on, running rough, felt like misfire. Was sure scan would reveal which cylinder was misfiring, but only had code for front A/F sensor. Replaced so I could see what fuel trims were doing. With old sensor could not get into closed loop. Fuel t... Trouble codes: P0031 (Front A/F sensor heater-replaced sensor no change in performance)
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2005 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BL68685
hi all, this subaru died on the road.towed into shop,turned key and it started,then died.it will do this all day.restart will run for 3-5 seconds then die.while its running it sounds fine.if you give it throttle it will die sooner than 3-5 seconds..i checked f... Trouble codes: P0700, P0725
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1989 Toyota Corolla 1.6L no reverse VIN: 5468789987
rebuilt this unit and have no reverse...Need a manual!! for an A131L trans.Clutches air checked okay..I need a manual to help me id the valve body parts..
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1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSC29M1X
This 99 jetta won't start after I replaced the heater core. The job went pretty smoothely, but now it cranks but won't start, the check engine light never comes on, and it stores codes p0725, p1850, and p1857. All fuses are good. The anti-theft sensor ring tha...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Stop Engine Now Light VIN: WVWAC63B01
I need some more ideas. I have a "01 Passat GLS that is KICKING our butts. Good customer had cam seals leaks up front so because it was getting close to 100,000mi. we went ahead and replaced the timing belt, tensioner, water pump, and cam and crank seals. Also...
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2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Linkage VIN: 3VWCK211Y1
The transmission model is 09G or also called a TF-60SN. The unit was stripped for OH and upon reassembly there is a small part that cannot be identified. It appears to be something associated with the internal linkage but I have been unable to find an exploded...
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2006 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L No Start VIN: WAUDG74F26
Diesel fuel in tank, took out rear seat cusion to drain tank,changed filter and flushed lines up to high pressure pump,car started and all pressure readings are normal,car drove fine,smoking stoped after a couple of miles. Customer swears they did not put die...
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1994 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Hesitation, Low Power VIN: 1G4AG55MXR
The customer has declined to do any further investigating for the cause of the noise that the knock sensor was reacting to. But starting it one morning it had a terrible valve train noise like a collapsed lifter. That still doesn’t explain the tinking noise ...
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2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Radio VIN: 2G4YS5J311
Fixed, thanks again to the members of iatn. I took some information from everyone and did some research. The 1-800# is the way to go but you need an account number. I found them out there on the web in the procedure I listed below. Thanks for all of the help...
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1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS52Y3R
Well the caddy is alive. Thanks to all that helped. The fix was more than one. I found additional grounds on rear of engine above tranny not connected. The suggestion about ckp wires routed behind dipstick turned out to good tip. One of the ckp A wires was bro... Trouble codes: 80 (Rich or tps learn).
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1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L transmisison VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
Well as many of you thought it was the wrong transmission. The final drive gear ratio was incorrect. I removed the final drive from the old transmission and installed it into the new transmission and the PCM is now happy. As a side note if you have a second g...
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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KY5496X
well, first let me apologize for the late reply, since it was my writers car it got put on the back burner. First thing I did was double check a couple of the main grounds, they looked ok and were tight. I then went to the positive cable connections, specifica...
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Transmission VIN: 1G1JC5249W
overfilled trans still neturals out on turns,installed manual gauge when trans concern happens pc amps low. line press is 20 psi. advised cuctomer of trans r& r. declined repair. thanks to the nine replies
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L reverse VIN: 1GNEK45ZT4
I may not have the exact fix on this one. My rebuilder told me he replaced torque converter and all is good. I don't believe it. He said that is all it was. I think he was covering his ass because we are a 20k a week shop and he didn't want to be traded out. T...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2B3HD46T4V
I have had "problems" before with these 2.5/3.3 early OBD2 chrys. STUPID I Guess.. Replaced the EGR tube gasket, did a "second" fuel system cleaning. Vehicle PASSED Emission test, not just "barly" passed, almost hit "AVE". on all gases. Can't THANK YOU enough...
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1998 Dodge B1500 5.9L reverse VIN: 1B7HE1625W
Thanks everyone It was the cooler in radiater , We bypassed the cooler and put a rv cooler on front and truck is gone!! I had already removed the checkball but the cooler was restricted and was the problem ,my help said he flushed the cooler and lines and air ...
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2000 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L p0755&p1792 VIN: 2B4GP45R6Y
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT REPLIED. WHAT I DID WAS RUN A REDUNDANT POWER AND GROUND TO TCM AND ROAD TEST THE P1792 DID NOT RETURN BUT THE P0755 DID. I ALSO NOTICED THAT THE P0755 CODE RETURNED FASTER IF I LET THE VAN RUN OUTSIDE FOR 15 MINUTES BEFORE ROAD TEST. ...
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1992 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FTHF26M6N
Thanks to Jack [...] he sent me basically what i needed, but my guy ended up using our 88 f350 wrecker for more reference. we got the pump timed properly and the truck fired right up and idled. had a slight snap/decel stall but with some tweeking we cure...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1FTSW30F8X
We have just gotten our compression testers from tool man and will be going in and testing Thanx for all the help - No results as of this time but will post fix at later date Trouble codes: P0278 (Cylinder 6 Contribution/Balance Fault), P0284 (Cylinder 8 Contribution/Balance Fault).
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L abs VIN: 1FTYR14VXY
Thanks to all who replied. Had to wait for customer to come back in. Still couldn't find connector after looking in all the places everybody suggested. The procedure that Kevin from NJ outlined worked great and seemed easier than using the connector, if I was ...
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2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L 4 Wheel Drive VIN: 1FTNW21S7Y
I have not had time to work on this again so I will close the request and open it again when I find the problem. Thanks for the replies but I still believe it is a wiring issue. I will let you know. thanks
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2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTRW08L81
I wish i had a better fix for this. We could never find any thing wrong and we spent days pouring over it. As a last resort we started looking into the LH timing chain even though we never had it off. With number 1 at TDC we thought the protrusion on the LH ca...
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2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMZU73E75
thanks to all who helped.i was going to leave the tranny in place but the next day they put 2 other techs on it so i could get on an electrical problem,they took out everything??? you can lead the horse to water...
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2010 Ford E450 6.8L headlights VIN: 1FDXE4FS1A
thanks for the input guys. as Ernest mentioned, there was a Smart Junction Box dtc, as i reported in the original posting. the headlight switch was failed on the "OFF" position...electrically open. replaced the switch and all systems work as intended. the ...
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1995 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Runs very rough VIN: 1GTCS19Z4S
Thanks to all that replied. It was Don [...] who got it right. The EGR valve was stuck so far open, I couldn't even see the pintle. We replaced the EGR and set timing again and it would run great cold. Once it w... Trouble codes: 43 (Esc module).
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L interior electrical VIN: 1GTGK13U82
Customer had said smoke was rolling out of dash - pulled dash completely appart and found nothing Inspected seat motors drivers side and didn't realize that there was and electric seat on passanger side The motor on passanger side seat had shorted out - no f...
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2002 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L No audio VIN: 1GKEK13Z02
Found the problem, wiring diagrams in alldata and from GM website were very sketchy to say the least. Found this system did have an amp and that was the problem. Thanks again
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2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Cooling system VIN: KMHWF25S44
Thanks to all who replied. I forgot about the heater core being in the loop just like older Cavaliers. I have to call this one fixed but I only have the customers words as to what happened. She took it to another shop and was told the temp sensor connector had...
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1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1745R
Apparently there have been a lot of other hands in the vehicle, adding to that it's from a small car dealer that did not want to pay for any time to troubleshoot I literally pushed this car out. Hank you fro all the help. Although IATN did not fix this one, th... Trouble codes: 33 (injector drive circuit).
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Noise VIN: 1J4GW58S2X
THANKS TO ALL YOU GUYS FOR YOUR HELP I OF COARSE WAS HOPING FOR A MIRACLE GLAD IT IS NOT A CUSTOMERS CAR AND TO TO EXPLAIN THIS ONE I HAVE A ENGINE ON ORDER BE HERE IN 3 WEEKS THANKS AGAIN.
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2004 Land Rover Discovery S 4.6L air ride VIN: SALTR19494
This one was easier to fix than first thought. It was very easy to remove the clips and the line on the rear air spring and remove them for inspection. Aired them up and sprayed them with soapy water and there was the leaky bag. Replaced with OE parts and fixe...
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2004 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: SALNE22254
removed all timing covers to inspect valve timing, everything was dead on!!! performed smoke test, no leaks was found. spark plugs are new. checked injector resistance, all ok... checked coil resistance, all ok. advised customer to take vehicle to dealer for p... Trouble codes: P0303, P0305.
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L Wipers VIN: 1G8AL52F86
thanks for all the help this one turned out to be the wiper relays having bad contacts intermittently causing it not to work.thanks
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L oil pressure VIN: WDBFA76FXT
Thank you again for all the replies. We decided to remove the oil pan and inspect for signs of internal damage. What we found is a rather telling amount of fine to course metal powder. The oil was also full of fine particals (looked like molten metal). We deci...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L key chime VIN: WDBNG70J32
Well once the customer found out I was going to charge him to check it out, and was unsure of the out come, he was not as motivated, and never got back to me to set a time. I am sure that it started with the original coding of the cluster, and what the car is ...
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1986 Nissan 720 2.4L No injector pulse VIN: JN6ND11S3G
I had several people make suggestions. One person stated that the distributor controlled the pulsing of the injectors. One person thought that my use of an LED instead of a noid light was stupid but, since I didn't have a noid and the lamp in the noid is an ...
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1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4DL01D0W
The EGR did work (stalled the car and was being activated), BUT I decided to pull the end plugs on the intake and use a bore scope to find that the little ports going into the intake plenum from the EGR manifold were half clogged. Cleaned them out with great d...
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2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L . VIN: 1N4BA41E85
well u guys were right on the money,it was the vtc sprocket that was bad,removed and replaced it no more noise,thank all of you for your help.
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2006 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L radio VIN: 1G8AL55F26
Hi everybody! I would like to thank all that responded to my radio problem. I did try disconnecting the battery terminals and touching them together with no results. I talked to the locale GM dealer and he said they can send the radio out and have it repaired....
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2006 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.5L Engine Valves VIN: JF1GD79666
Thanks to all you that replied. I had some good tips on how to try to determine what valves were bent. I did what Rob from British Columbia suggested which was to put 50-60psi in the cylinder then open each valve manually with a screw driver or some type of le...
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2000 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Vibration VIN: 3VWDC21V6Y
Alleged fix! Customer took car to VW dealer and they told her that the jerking on accelleration and the vibration or bouncing was because the clutch was slipping. I knew the clutch was getting worn but I never experienced anything like that. Well she is bringi...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Electronic VIN: WVGZC67L54
The car is fixed. The problem was a broken yellow wire at the harness connector on the transmission. It was the lowest of the three connectors which are rectangular in shape. The yellow wire is right on the bottom of the connector and was obviously pulled tigh...
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 1.8L head gasket VIN: WVWBD63B65
Thanks to all that replied I did pull the head back off and sent back to machine shop, The head was leaking around the valve seat, they sent head to atlanta and they were able to repair head took them several days I put the head back on and all is good now. I ...
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS TDI 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3VWCR31C25
SEVERAL OF YOU GUYS WERE DEAD ON THE MONEY. WE REMOVED DUAL MASS FLYWHEEL. WE COULD ROTATE FLYWHEEL AGAINST THE SPRINGS. THE SPLINED HUB IN THE CENTER OF THE FLYWHEEL WE COULD MOVE AROUND. I TOOK THE FLYWHEEL TO THE LOCAL DEALER STILL NOT CONVINCED THAT THIS W...
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