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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML44EB4
I don't know where to go next here... This is an early build A8L. It came in with the MIL on & no driveability complaints, with the above faults for lean fuel trim plus one more, 18284: valve for torque support mount open circuit. That was covered by a TSB inv... Trouble codes: P1130, P1128
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2006 BMW M5 5.0L pass side locks VIN: WBSNB93567
hello body shop removed pass side outer door handles and some how the double lock must have set. the doors will not open. when i activate the locks the lock knob moves up but door will not unlock and open. we dont have any codes. is there any way to manually r...
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1973 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Alignment
Looking for some tire help GR70-15 are on this vette What size tires can i put on this and not screw with speedometer or anything else.
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1991 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Tach
Hi guys. My first time with this "one owner" Vette. It is very clean and ALL stock. When driving I noticed that the tach seems to read high. You reach redline way too easy and its got a lot more. Idle is also high around 1300 rpm. I'd say it's about twice what...
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1995 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LT 5.7L temprature VIN: 1GNFK16K6S
on first inspection t-stat was stuck open so after replacment a full cooling system flush was done with back flush.heater motor was making a rattle,so this was replaced.vehicle does get to and maintains correct operating temp at ilde and driving.the heater mot...
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2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L blower motor VIN: 2G1WF52EX4
morning vehicle had catastropic failure of blower motor, shaft shifted offline and melted through squirrel cage, outside plastic melted. there is no evidence of melted wiring. i have new blower motor and resistor assy, but no motor operation. the resistor as...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 5.3L 1-2 and 2-3 shifts VIN: 2GCEK19TX4
Truck originally had slipping 2nd and 4th gears when driving hard. I overhauled the transmission with new seals gaskets, clutches, band etc. I installed a Transgo shift kit SK4L60E series L. Also installed a transgo seperator plate, new aluminum 1-2 and forwar...
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L p0480 / P0481 VIN: 1G1AL55F66
This car originally was blowing the cooling fan 30 amp fuse, so we replaced the cooling fan. Could find nothing wrong with the original fan - except it ran as soon as the engine was turned on. After we cleared the codes and replaced the fuse, it only turns on ... Trouble codes: P0480 (Low Speed Cooling Fan Circuit/Relay fault), P0481 (High Speed Cooling Fan Circuit/Relay fault)
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD WT 6.6L Mechanical VIN: 608E162208
Engine stall on customer while driving. Pulled codes with snap on modis, P0101 MAF circut out of range, P0402 excessive egr flow. insapected the maf, had alot of ants by sensor cleaned area, air filter looks good. not sure where to check and whats the paramete...
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1995 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L Air bag light VIN: 2P4GH45R7S
Customer complains air bag light is on. My scanner cannot scan air bag system. All fuses are good. Disconect battery does not help. I need someone to shed the light as i am not familier. Appreciated. Charles.
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1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L runability VIN: 2B4GP4433V
vehicle runs good until about [...] degrees Fahrenheit then iac starts hunting,o2 starts dropping voltage indicating lean map looks normal around 20 inches,fuel injectors are opening to 3 to 4 ms,try to accelerate and backfires o2 go full lean injectors ste...
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1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L frt rotors-pads VIN: 2B3HD46F7V
We are trying to repair what the owner started. We found one caliper not releasing & the brake pads were worn out in 2 weeks. We replaced both front calipers, rotors & tried 2 types of brake pads. The car stops, but glides to a stop. The owner drives the mount...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on, Loss of power VIN: WD0PD744X6
Vehicle was in on 3/29/2011 with MIL on and 4 codes pertaining to Turbo boost servo motor. On inspection found turbo shaft worn badly and customer supplied us with a new turbo charger. Since then we have had 2 of the original codes keep resetting intermittentl... Trouble codes: 2526 (Turbo boost servo motor short to ground), 2526 (Turbo boost servo motor short to ground)
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1981 Ford Mustang 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FABP10A1B
Vehicle was towed in(died while driving)customer wanted carb replaced because the float was sticking. Carb was replaced with a rebuilt one now the vehicle starts hard and has an intake misfire. Missfire is a very steady crack in the carb. Checked timing belt m...
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2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU041X1
This escape came into the shop on friday with a check engine light flashing. Code came up as a miss fire on cyl. #3. Didn't have time to repair friday so i put it off till today. I pulled the intake and tested the ing coil seemed to ohm fine but put a new one ... Trouble codes: P0303 (Miss fire cly 3)
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2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTRX17292
Vehicle has intermitant problem , cranks and starts to run but dies within 2 seconds of returning key from crank postion to run position. Vehicle has left customer stranded 4 times and I went to home to check out. First visit , vehicle just started right away ... Trouble codes: B1359, B1446, B1473, C1284
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L84
this van has been to ford dealer 3 times for same problem. they replaced plugs, no coils or boots. replced mass air flow sensor and all pf the ducts to throttle body, big money, also new ecm and reflash. still same priblem. runs rough. so i replaced all plugs ... Trouble codes: P0203
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2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14596
Hello everyone i have this truck on a hot day 80* or more, the truck wants to stall when coming to a stop. It will happen with the a/c on or off. The only code was p0345. Oil pressure gauge is reading correct. Trouble codes: P0345 (Cam sensor a circuit problem bank 2)
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2006 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVFT82H16
The car is very rich, flooding badly, black smoking, hesitation, CEL with P0451 and P0191, the car won't rev past 3000-3500 if full throttle is applied, if half throttle is applied it will go to the rev limiter. Fuel pressure reads very low with a handheld pro... Trouble codes: P0451 (evac)
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2007 Ford TRANSIT 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WFOXXTTFF7
Hello, I have this Transit van with the code P251A POWER TAKE OF SWITCH. I need more information on this code Does any one know if it is a switch in the gear box? The van drives good Thank you, Trouble codes: P251A
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2004 GMC C5500 Topkick C5C042 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GDE5C1134
our wrecker on the way back to the shop started to ssputter as a gas engine with a missfire would do. once back to the shop it died and hasnt been running since. the code is a p0374 missing engine speed signal. we have replaced the ecm, wiring from ecm to the ... Trouble codes: P0374
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1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6226V
I really need some help with this problem please.vehicle has code PO441 PURGE FLOW INCORRET.Nothing on data base with this code.I had checked purge valve resistance is good.cheked all hoses from intake to purge vale,purge valve to canister,canister to 2 way va... Trouble codes: P0441
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2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L tach VIN: 1HGEJ6576Y
Installed jasper engine, reused old distributer. jumped the 2 pin connector inside to set timing, removed jumper wire after set timing. tach is now stuck in the 3k area of the guage. it will flucuate with increase rpm but never goes above 4000 or below 2500. (...
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2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56336
This 06 Honda Accord came in some months back with a check engine light on and a p0139 stored in the computer. I didn't see an imediate problem, so I cleared the code to see if it would reset. The car came back a month or two later with the same problem. This ... Trouble codes: P0139 (secondary HO2S sensor 2 slow response)
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2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JNKCP11A9Y
First time posting so here it goes. I work for a Used car company so this has been on going for 2 months now. I keep saying to put a computer in it. Boss bought the car I did the initial check on it. He complained of a cold hesitation and poor idle Cold. I ch...
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L steering VIN: 1J4GL48K33
please help, this is new for me, i thought that changing the rotors and pads would fix the shaking problem in the steering but it didn't work, more noticeable when you are driving on the high way and you hit the brakes or if you hit a bump it will start shakin...
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2007 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: KNDMB23367
Vehicle came in with a complaint of low pedal. I test drove the vehicle and on initial braking pedal will go almost to the stop before vehicle will come to a full stop. If I press a little more I hit the stop. If I release pedal and apply again the pedal will ...
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1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L ABS Light VIN: JT8BF28GXW
Hello, Have a code 43 from the ABS/Traction control system. ABS light is on solid and the traction control light is flashing. We also have a p0441, which is an Evap purge control failure. We tried erasing the codes. We used the diagnostic connector and jumped...
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1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V7W
hello fellow techs, we have a 98 continental. low voltage out of ignition switch to interior fuse block. fuses 5,11,17, also 23 (.5 volts) not enough !! this is what i believe a direct feed from ignition switch.brn/pink wire and red/lt.blue terminals this is ... Trouble codes: B1352 (key in cir. fault / LCM / SCIL MEM. CODE), U1009 (Scp data fault / eng. Torque u - 1059 scp data fault / transaxle prnd), U1027 (Scp data fault engine rpm), U1059 (Scp data fault transaxle prnd), B1869 (Air bag warn. Ind.cir.open)
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2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L head gasket VIN: JM1BJ22502
hi all thanks in advance. This mazda protege came in the shop with an over heating problem. antifreeze was ok, costomer had put some in. pulled the radiator cap off to see if there were bubbles with engine idling no bubbles no white smoke, idle is smooth. cool...
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2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Trnsmission VIN: JM3LW28A03
Have tested this vehicle with IDS scan tool and Fluke meter. Sometimes drives ok for a while, other times never shifts out of 1st gear.When shifting ok scan tool and Fluke(back probed into output shaft speed sensor wires at TCM harness connector)will both read...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Kompressor 5.5L Cuts out VIN: 2304751F03
Customers complaint is that the car quits running after short period of driving but only happens approximately every 4-5 days.Driving speed makes no difference. He says he thinks he hears the fuel pump become noisy before the car dies. No codes stored. Replace...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Gear Shift VIN: WDBNG70JX3
We have checked and mercedes will not sell us a gear shift because they have to program it, so they will not sell it. My question is: are the shifters programmable out of a used car, or is it possible to move module from one gear shifter to the other, if so, h...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Excessive Emissions, black smoke VIN: WDBRN40J73
On start up cold you get black smoke for about 50 sec. During this time the secondary air valve is open, If you close off the valve the car runs fine. This model uses air from the supercharger for air injection. does anyone know how the ECU know how much to le...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF7093A
Hey guys thanks in advance for looking at my post.This is my wifes car and the light is costing me money.I have checked for power and ground at the canister shutoff and i have power but no ground when the purge valve is operating.When i add a ground you can he... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap gross leak)
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2002 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D92
Hi Techs, put in a new crank and cam sensor and crank connector from the dealer and white mark on sensor was installed for crank sensor. Am sure wires from new connector are connected to correct wires at harness. Checked for batt. vol at red wire,ground at blk... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725
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2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L Rear Sonar/Backup system VIN: 5N1AA08A24
System will not perform self test, when vehicle is started the sonar off indicator should light for 3 seconds then go off, does not do that, rear sonar off indicator is always on. Performed pinout voltage and ground tests on all circuits to control module, all...
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1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L No Start VIN: 4S3BG4854T
I just need a quick answer to this one, if there is one available. Both Mitchell and Alldata show that there is a plate under the rear seat to remove the fuel pump without dropping the tank. I removed the rear seat and there is no plate. I guess I will have to...
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1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BG6852V
We work on a lot of Subarus here, and just need some guidence on this one. I bought it a few thousand miles ago, my son took it for his own use. We replaced the transfer clutch pack with Subaru parts right after that, as the former owner had mismatched tires o...
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2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BH6656Y
This customer lives out of town but she's been in twice when the cars acted up. When driving at a constant speed of 55-60 mph on level ground the transmission will downshift into 3rd gear for no obvious reason. The problem can be very intermittent. There are n...
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2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4S53BH6652
This vehicle has 174k on odo. vehicle bought with blown head gasket. so do not have history on baseline drive. Other shop replaced head gaskets and timing belt This vehicle has a dead miss on acceleration. Below 20 mph. and only at first blip ov throttle. Seem...
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2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L No Start VIN: JTEBZ29J60
This vehicle belongs to a NATO officer from France. This Toyota is the 3.0L D4D diesel engine that is only available in Europe and South America. I can only find very limited information and no scan tools will communicate. No one is willing to help this person... Trouble codes: 39 (Cant find description had to pull manually)
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2007 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L No Start VIN: JTNBE46K37
no ecu comunication only
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2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L Electric Magnetic Coupler VIN: JTMBK31V68
Bearing noise coming from rear diff/electromagnetic coupler bearing in coupler appears to be bad - dealer only supplies complete coupler. Anyone run into this problem?? anyone have a supplier for bearing?
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WVWHC63B61
Hi folks, this one's a real head-scratcher. Almost a year ago, this customer broke the timing belt and the inevitable bent valves occurred. We replaced the head and valves, head gasket, timing belt, and he was a happy camper. Towards the end of February, he br...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B91
car came in with dtc p0011.replaced camshaf sensor and car was fine for a while.car came back with p0011 code again.what else can be wrong? Trouble codes: P0011
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2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L pump and rack VIN: YV1TS92DX2
Hello Volvo Techs. My name is Todd and I've run into a tough S80. The car came in with Power Steering leaks, and engine oil leaks. I replaced the breather box assy., and the Head gasket for leaking engine oil, and the Rack Assy., for the Power Steering leaks. ...
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2003 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L tcc/lockup VIN: YV1CM91H63
The transmission in this vehicle was rebuilt, it is a GM 4T65E-V, came back a year later with a code 0052 for the tcc valve stuck or jammed. All of the valves in the valve body have been confirmed to be free, It has a new torque converter. When this code sets ...
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2004 Audi A4 1.8L front wheels VIN: WAUAC48H34
This one is fixed. Like most of guys said it was the hub bearing causing this noise. I got the ok to pull a axle then i spun the the hud and the noise was their. It really sound like dirt in a bearing im know thinking. Oh yeah these bearing are real eazy to d...
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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAFB3353Y
This one is repaired. I received many good suggestions. We did pinch all 4 lines on the truck with no change in the pedal. Blocking off the master cylinder outlet ports did cure the pedal drop. At that point we could not see any way to block the abs ports and ...
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2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAAM3342U
Customer asked for an f.i service and a fuel filter first. Then we went for test drive and we could not reproduce the symptoms. I asked the customer come in and He could not either. He said it was definitely not happening any more! We deemed it fixed. It ...
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2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L reverse VIN: 5UXFB33542
Ok, so this ones been a rear end kickin. turns out looking closer at the data no matter what gear output sensor shows 32rpm at a standstill. To skip the long story of testing everything and learning the engineers built this trans. Luckily another X5 same every...
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2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L ABS module/ wheel sensor VIN: 5UXFB33563
Thank you techs for your ideas. This problem turned out to be improperly repaired ABS module. We found a good used module and had it coded. All is good now.
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1978 Chevrolet Corvette Silver Anniversary Edition 5.7L AC control head
I haven't seen this customer again yet to fix his problem although I have offered because of your help. I will be sure to check the bad mode door/diaphragm aspect as one suggested then replace the switch if needed. What i found most helpful, because of my limi...
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1996 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GCEC19M8T
I went to change the dist. Ounce i pulled the cap off i found the tab in the middle of the rotor broken off, so it was just riding on the edge of the pin on the cap. Thanks to everyone for the help.
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, harsh shift VIN: 1G1AL55F77
To all that responded THANKS! I had done a compression test and it was within range. I performed leak down and it is not. #1 65% leakage and #4 0%. Rotated crank and still same readings. The interesting thing is that after the reflash, the car went all weekend... Trouble codes: P0301.
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic LS 6.0L trans fluid VIN: 1GCHC24U87
I appreciate the responses and apologize for the delay. This request is what happens when you get lazy. I took both lines off the trans but only removed the upper on the radiator cooler then blew air in the cooler fitting & into the line I removed. I realiz...
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1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y4X
Thanks to everyone who responded to my request! Well its been @ a week since this vehicle left my shop. So far, so good. Pretty much what I thought it was and a couple of guys confirmed it, by telling me to wiggle the harness into the computer. One time I wigg...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAHP56S61
Again thanks for all of the great suggestions. Replaced the pump and relay, starts and runs great. The real culprit here was the alternator, with load on the system voltage output was approx. 11 volts at alternator, and 10.80 at the pump. As most of you sugges...
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2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDK05186
want to thank everyone for your replies,i feel dumb on this one it got me,just a wheel bearing,with the axle installed,no noise at the bearing,took axle out spun the bearing and it was rough,thanks for all your help
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L oil pess. light VIN: 1HGCG1652Y
Thanks to all, We tested oil sender wire at drivers multiplex cotrol unit, it was ok. After reading your coments on the multiplex control i called Honda they said they change alot of them orderd new mod witch they had in stock it fixed the problem.
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1992 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L axle disconnect VIN: 2J4FY29S4N
you were right,the collars and forks are the same on most jeeps of this vintage.we pulled the cover,found someone installed a locker in the diff.this changes the axle spacing.the inner axle was too far in[axle halfs not touching].i installed enough shims to ma...
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1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY1242X
Thank you to all that replied. I found that the pasasnger fuse box fuse 14 had an internal break in the fuse box. Ths fuse had power on both sides of the fuse but no power coming out of the fuse box going to the coils. Jumped power straight to coils and vehicl...
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2007 Lexus RX350 3.5L Cam Timing VIN: 2T2HK31U77
Hi everyone. The rear exhaust cam gear (the vvt unit) was out of phase. We re-assembled the vehicle and sent the customer to the dealer (hate doing that!!!) The vehicle is still covered under Lexus' powertrain warranty. Thank you for all the useful info!
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2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Ride Control VIN: 1LNHM97V32
WELL FIRST THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP. AFTER REPEATEDLY TRYING TO TALK THE CUSTOMER INTO CONVERSION KIT WITH NO SUCCESS I STERTED LOOKIND A LITTLE DEEPER. WHEN I TESTED THE RIDE HEIGHT SENSORS I CHECKED THEM ON THE SENSOR SIDE OF THE CONNECTOR THIS TIME I TESTED ...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz ML320 CDI 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGABB22E2
We have driven the vehicle as well as the customer and so far no returning "MIL" light, yet the actual test fails with our Mercedes software(Xentry/DAS).We are waiting for another ML to come thru(with a diesel eng) to see if there is a glitch in our diagnostic... Trouble codes: 23550.
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2003 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L fuel gauge VIN: JN1DA31D03
want to say thanks to all who replied,after doing some research and testing,the problem is in the cluster,customer is going to live with the problem,thanks once again
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2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2WP52K8Y
Thank you for all of your help. The NAPA MAF's don't work properly. I replaced them with a used OEM style MAF.
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2003 Porsche Boxster Roadster S 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WP0CB29823
The customer has been unable to return the vehicle to us so we can try the suggestions we recieved. If we can get the car back in I will update with results
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1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L gauge VIN: K1WU295645
THANKS FOR ALL THE REPLIES GUYS, HAVE NOT GOTTON VEHICLE BACK YET FROM CUSTOMER, BUT I AM GOING TO GET A TEMP SENSOR FROM TOYOTA, I THINK THE ONE I HAVE GOT AFTERMARKET IS READING INCORRECTLY...THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP!
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2003 Toyota Echo 1.5L Starting VIN: JTDB123X30
Well, the echo is fixed. Since there were so many weird things happening that really didn't make sense I decided to focus on something simple and go from there if need be. I began today by trying to see why it wouldn't crank, after a close look at the wiring d...
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1992 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L air bags VIN: WVWCB515XN
only a volkswagen VAG can clear the code if the dealership still has the correct card. Unfortunately the closest dealer, 70 miles away, is not sure they have the correct card and can clear the codes. But for a couple bucks they will give it a try with no gua...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63BX1
After further inspection and help received I tried a Air Fuel Ratio sensor out of a known good running car, it had no effect. Also I checked the air box for restrictions, found none. I did find an exhaust leak between the turbo and the exhaust manifold but t...
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Pressure Monitor VIN: WVGBC77L44
I want thank every body for the information on this problem, the final procedure is like you guys recommend, disconnect the pressure control module, recode the gateway module with the same code number (refresh the code), this condition eliminated the center in...
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2002 Volvo S40 1.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29582
Thanks to everyone that responded. I couldn't believe spark plugs could cause the problem - expecially after installing new ones and then swapping from another cylinder and it stayed at cyl 3. After a couple of you said genuine volvo plugs I talked to a volvo ... Trouble codes: P0303.
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