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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Unknown VIN: WAUDL74F35
Car Came in with no A/C , scan the car & no codes had found, check power to the a/c vavle when the a/c is on its good, check the basic as fuses, ground, evacuette& recharge, its all good, reset the system by disconnection the battery terminals it did not help,...
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: WBAGJ832XW
This vehicle is started idling most of the time at 2000 RPM in park/neutral and about 1300 RPM in Drive (vehicle typically idles at about 700 RPM park/neutral. Code for IAC-P0505. Do not have a scan tool that will read live data or do bi-directional controls f... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control System), P0733 (3rd Gear Ratio Incorrect)
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2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA13514
Was able to activate secondary injection pump by VERUS, so only 2 possiblities left either valve or solenoid. What is the proper way to check them? Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection problem)
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1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4HP52K9X
Any ideas or help would be great on this one. Vehicle has a poor idle and misfire. No codes and seems to be cyl's 2 and 4. It does have a new lower intake gasket and upper intake but does not seem to change a thing. Plenty of spark, fuel pressure is good, good...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Transmission Dead VIN: 1G4HR54K3Y
Someone put a used transmission in this car before. The unit came out of a 2001 Buick Park Ave. Junk yard markings on the side cover. Not sure how long ago this unit was installed or if it ever worked. Scanned for codes and came up with nothing. Customer wants...
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1993 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Transmission VIN: 1GCDM19Z8P
OK my fellow techs, as you already know the hardest problem to troubleshoot is the one that doesn't happen when you are trying to diagnose. This is my 93 Astro van and is in perfect shape, it is on the road all day every day. This van has an intermittent tran...
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L fuel/temp gauge VIN: 1G1NE52M9W
customer brought car in with the fuel gauge and temp gauge not working. i checked fuses and found the fuse in the underhood fuse box marked A/C-BFC blown. replaced fuse and everyting went back to working. the vehicle worked fine for a couple days then came bac...
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1999 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Unknown VIN: 2G1WL52M7X
Hey all, I really need some opinions on this car. I wish I could give you more info and testing, but I have no idea were to go as the condition is intermintent. the condition(which has never been duplicated at my shop) as described by customer. Slow to start a...
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2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDM19WXY
This is a good customer of mine and a vietnam vet, dont want to let him down. He has spent a ton of money on this thing and I have donated way too much time. Any help with this vehicle will be greatly appreciated. I am a lone mechanic starting my own shop, nee... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire although only 5 is missing.), P0325 (Knock sensor)
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 2GCEK19T51
ok, 2001 chevy k1500 with 4l60e trans. the truck will shift from 1st to 2nd with no problems at all. then when it comes time to shift from 2nd to 3rd it will not come out of 2nd. it does not slip it just wont shift. I tried to manually shift it, and also i tri...
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L trunk open light VIN: 2G1WF52E53
Need help have a trunk open message when the trunk is closed and the trunk light is off. It has no codes in the BCM or IPC. The trunk adjar light works fine replaced the switch any way still no change. Also comes on when driving and appling and brakes or turni...
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L valvetrain VIN: 3GNEK13T03
We are suspecting a camshaft issue on this Avalanche, I couldn't really pinpoint the valve train noise to either bank (also runs a little rough, no DTC's though, no misfires on datastream), pulled RH valve cover, re-attached coils, and ran engine, can put pres...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCEC14C27
Hey all, have one here that is driving us nuts! This truck came in with a P0121 code about a month ago, brought it back today, said ce light would come and go, code was in history only. One of the techs checked the tac for carbon and carefully cleaned it. Rein...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L rear hatch VIN: 2C4GP44R75
Good afternoon: The rear hatch can only be opened with turning the key in the lock, using the button on the outside no response, in reading IATN and IDENTIFIX ck for power and grd to the actuator all seemed well, replace actuator and still no open. So since ...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Speedometer VIN: 2C3KA63H26
Hello, Got a car that the speedo quit working. Got a code in the Cabin Compartment Node, B2213B (Custer Internal), alldata says to replace cluster and gives no other options. Vehicle speed on engine and trans side looks good and seems acurate and odometer is w...
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1994 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7KF26W5R
We have a rare one here. We are the third shop to work on this truck. If you drive this truck HARD it performs flawless it does not miss or hesitate all. If the code 43 don't occur the truck runs great. The problem occurs between 1200 to 2500 rpm's easy drivin... Trouble codes: 43 (Ignition coil circuit 1)
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1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L cluster VIN: 2B4GP44RXW
Customer was driving along, lost cluster operation and intermittant wiper operation. Upon inspection, found no communication with bcm. Bus wires 2.5 volts (DC) power and grounds good to BCM. Suspect BCM. Cannot source a bcm aftermarket or from the dealer. Anyo...
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2000 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1134HS28N5
Hey guys. Got this 2000 Durango with an intermittent surge at idle. and has multiple codes. P0121 for throttle sensor circuit range, multiple injector circuit codes. I'm only getting 2.22 volts reference voltage at TPS and all other sensors on that same refere...
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2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7HB11X61
I need to bend your ears for a bit here, guys. This vehicle came to us months ago and it's visits are far in-between Since it's a service truck and when we get it on a Saturday' we only work for a half day. We have stored DTC'S #P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305 for ...
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2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Unknown VIN: 1D4HR48N03
truck came in with the a/c compessor making noise & not cooling that great.replaced comp. & drier & flushed out system.evac & recharged & added 10 oz pag 100 2.44 lbs freon .still didnt cool right 77 to 80f at ducts . replaced front and rear expansion valves b...
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Hemi Sport 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1D7HU18D75
i have this dodge that came in running bad missfire noisy valve train. I found broken valve spring and bent push rod. i was wondering if just replaceing the broken parts will solve my running problem or should i look deeper as to the rest of the springs or roc...
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2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L Caliper or Pad VIN: 1D7HU18296
A couple of weeks ago we replaced the front brake pads and resurfaced the front brake rotors. Owner of vehicle lives down a rough dirt road and now there is a rattle in the left front wheel over bumps that goes away when you press the brake pedal. Verified pad...
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1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSX31F1X
On this high mileage 7.3 Diesel, under Very heavy acceleration the truck cuts out and surges real bad. This only happens under VERY heavy acceleration. I scoped the cam sensor initially thinking this was my suspecty problem and saw enough glitching to justify ...
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2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Intake Manifold VIN: 1FMZU67E31
I have a '01 Explorer sport track 4.0L that came in for a coolant leak. Identified the leak, the lower thermostat housing seam had split. Upon removing the upper manifold to access the housing I noticed that some of the plastic runners are melting internally. ...
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2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Cooling fan VIN: 3FAFP37373
The issue revolves around the engine cutting out at exactly 110 degrees celcius. The cooling fans do not operate at low demand. If we "jump" the fans to run continuosly, the problem is non-existent. In this year's model the temperature sensor is supposed to be...
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2004 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRF12WX4
This truck came from another garage. Customer says it started ran about ten minutes and died. Took it to the garage they replaced the fuel pump driver module. Would not start, they replaced fuel pump fuse. Truck started and ran about 30 seconds. Towed it to my...
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2007 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Surge, Stall VIN: 3FAHP07Z37
I need some good advise on this one ford techs.This is a family members car I'm working on.The problem is a surge under load mainly while idling w/A/C on also when wheels are turned from stop to stop.The engine will start hunting for a idle and then die,worse ... Trouble codes: P2104 (throttle plate), P2107 (throttle plate), P2110 (throttleplate)
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2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Brakes VIN: SHSRD78823
Hi, I'm working on a '03 Honda CR-V 4wd with an automatic transmission. The customer states that on hot days, after lots of stop and go traffic, when he comes to a stop the brakes will lock up for the last five feet or so. I haven't been able to recreate the...
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2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L alternator VIN: SHSRD788X4
Hi, thanks for the help. This one is strange, crv came in and we noticed it was overcharging and boiling the battery. replaced alternator and battery and tested output. the alternator was only putting out 12.6 volts. after further checking we put another alter...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L No Start VIN: CAJGA51D62
Hey All, I need some help with a Jaguar we are looking at for a local body shop. It's systems that are currently affected are ECM and possibly TCM. Message on dash says Gearbox Error and vehicle will not start. All fuses are ok and Window fuse a and b were bl...
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L anti-theft VIN: 1J4GW58N0X
Hi all.I have a problem that I don't have a clue about what to do.This vehicle came in with a intermittent dieing condition.Diagnosed a bad pcm{tap test}.replaced pcm and that's when the real fun started!Pcm was programed to vin and mileage but I am unable to ...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Special Edition 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48N64
Hello everyone out there.this jeep came into the shop as a trade in.the lady that traded in has no history on the vehicle since she got the vehicle from a relative who did not make payments on it.the trouble code that always comes up is p0340.this trouble code... Trouble codes: P0340 (No cam refrence signal at pcm), P1391 (Intermittent loss of cmp or ckp)
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: SALJY1247W
This is a weird one. Customer decribes a "vapor lock" situation only when parked nose up hill, hot & its intermitent. The truck has never done this for me, that's the reason for posting. I found nothing in the archives, or the internet. The only other piece of... Trouble codes: P00, 158
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L engine mount VIN: WDBRH81J63
This car came in and we replaced both front axles with new after market ones (old had open boots). Customer came back with a significant cabin vibration, only felt at a stop in drive, or reverse. We have check the axles to see if they bind and they feel free. ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L compressor VIN: WDBUF65J33
Just purchased auction vehicle. A/C inop. A/C off light stays on hard. No codes found in controller. Refrigerant static pressure is 100-117 psi with ambient temp at 95f. Can apply 12v to compressor and system puts out 45deg at vents, blower operates properly e...
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2006 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AB36F26
Thanks for trying to help me out with this one guys. I have a 06 galant with a turn over no start condition. i dont have any trouble codes, no rpm signal, no injector pulse, no spark. I have replaced the crank sensor and vehicle still will not start. I have sc...
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2003 Nissan Frontier SC 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Heavy mis all the time. Definately cylinder number 1. compression at 165 on1 and right there on all others. fuel pressure in spec. seams to be adding fuel. swapped number one injector with 2 no change. checke plug multiple times. swapped number one wire with N... Trouble codes: P0301
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1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AJ53M3S
greetings all. this thing has me pulling my hair out. Replaced the lower intake gasket due to an oil leak at the rear. I now have a hesitation and backfire under hard acceleration that the customer says was not there before. check engine light comes on intermi... Trouble codes: P1403, P1640
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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WX52H2X
Car was towed in stalled on interstate. When it was dropped off here tech went out and car started up and drove it in the shop. pulled dtcs and found 2 codes PO335 and PO385. did a wiggle test with wires going to crank sensor and car would stall. replaced some... Trouble codes: P0335, P0385
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2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDX03E53
Customer reports that the vehicle drives fine most of the time but when he goes through Elwood Indiana at about 11 to 12 o'clock noon it starts stalling and he has to put the accelerator down to keep it going. It acts like it is going to die out completely. Th... Trouble codes: P0135, P1635
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2008 Other European tx2 2.4L ac operation VIN: SCRCD16N04
This vehicle came to us with ac leaking problem, system low but we have no information on the ac system for this vehicle, does anyone know where we can get manuals info for ac components routing to rear air and rear evaporator etc so we can properly do a leak ...
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1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2P4GP4433W
this vehicle is driving us crazy, drives fine no load, any load it and it does a terible bog, and accelerates but very slowly, pops thru intake under heavy load sometimes. 145-160 comp, timiing all marks lign up and scanner says they are both in sync, .5 pis b...
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2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L coolant level VIN: YS3DF58K52
This car has been losing coolant steadily if very slowly, from full line to low line on the header tank in a week. No stains visible on outside of engine. This problem has been accompanied by a misfire/hesitation on cold start. scan showed most misfires on #...
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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FD75YX6
Car came in with Codes and was in limp mode Im sure the Trottle position sensor is intergraded with the throttle accuator and of course the accelerator pedal sensor is in the pedal. Not sure about the P1681 code cant find any data on that via shopkey would one... Trouble codes: P1681, P2135
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2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L heaterbox VIN: JF1SG63633
The A/C and heater work okay as in hot and cold,blower motor works and switches speeds, but the air flow from the vents is low. I would say 50%. Checked the cabin air filter first, didnt have one in. Removed the blower box and looked into the heater box. I cou...
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2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara Limited 2.5L No Start VIN: JS3TD62V31
New customer for me so I don't know the history of this vehicle. Customer states that while moving from California to Texas vehicle would not start after stopping to get fuel. Was towed to a shop that replaced the fuel pump relay. Approximately 6 weeks later I...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L emergency brake shoes VIN: 5TDBB48A42
Hi I have a 02 Sequoia that I'm putting rear calipers and rotors on and I have knocked the pins that hold the E brake shoes to the backing plate there is no room between the end of the axcel and the shoe to put this back togeather do I have to pull the axcel o...
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2002 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L inoperative cruise VIN: JTDBE30K32
Customer came in for a 90k service and complained of an intermittent inoperative cruise control. Performed test as specified in TIS and AllData (same thing) and the vehicle failed. Have any of you had experience with this code? I am looking for suggestions, b... Trouble codes: P1566
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1977 Volkswagen Transporter 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2272093944
Removed engine and replaced the push rod tube seals, Ran ok b4 removing, Van has been sitting for some time. Now what happens is it will start for a couple seconds than die. I get good spark, and i get an injector pulse for a couple seconds but than nothing. T...
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Compressor VIN: VWSB69MX2M
The a/c is not cooling. first came in hooked up pressure gauges and pressures stayed the same as if the system was off. The compressor is running. After evac and recharge the system cooled good for about 10 min. (I didnt see the pressure and a intern did the r...
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2005 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Steering VIN: YV1RH592X5
This vehicle has poor power assist at idle in steering.Like the sensitive steering is in op. Tested with a new relay,does have 11 volts and ground to sensor,pulled rack down and checked lower column joint for stiffness.Tie rods and ball joints ok. Getting re...
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2009 Volvo S40 2.4i 2.4L Unknown VIN: YV1MS38259
This vehicle came in with a/c cutting off at times,this a/c as long as tthe car is not moving the a/c works fine and when driving it works for about the first three to five miles and then the compressor cuts off,after it sits for a little while it will work ag...
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1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2G4WS52M8X
found the problem ! the pcm was fried after closer inspection i found several broken pins and melted socket at pcm.
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2006 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L heated driver seat VIN: 1GEK63N26R
driver door module fix it Thankx every one for the help
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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L abs VIN: 1GKEK13R6X
thanks everyone 4 the info we looked and found the 60 amp fuse missing replaced fuse all is good 4 now
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Rear Diff Makes Noise on acceleration VIN: 1GNEK13TO2
I would like to thank all those who gave input on this situation. Since the remanufatured rear end had an issue, worse than the original unit, the reman company authorized our drivetrain tech to do a cover removal and inspection. what we found was the ring gea...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L fans VIN: 1C3EL55U31
Customer did not come back, at least not for this problem. Car is not overheating anymore, since the fans are running. Advised customer that these engine are prone to failure and he should not continue to drive the vehicle. My guess is we will see him soon, su...
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1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L interior lights VIN: 1B4GP45R5T
Thanks to all that replyed. I apresiate you help. Iguess Richard from florida was right!! one of the door switches was pushed all the way in(drivers door). at first it looked like it wasn`t gonna work,Iguess becouse it was allways on allmost for 3 years.the re...
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1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L cruise VIN: 1FALP57U8R
Good morning Guys Hate to say it but this car is not fixed...yet.As I indicated in my help request its a friend's car and he hasn't returned with his car for me to finish.I feel like I got some excellent information and will repost after I get this thing finis...
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1FTEE14Y4R
Well a hearty thanks to all who replied. Yes that is correct the van is FIXED!!! I recieved numerous responses. Vacuum was steady @ 18 iHg. I had already been through the mill with the EGR and disconnecting it changed nothing. TPS was clean, no drop outs or gl...
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1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L no forward VIN: 1FALP52U4V
ok I pulled the valve body and found that the low valve had indeed beat up its retainer, and the valve itself was damaged! i had unplugged the solonoid harness from the outside of the trans went into forward, but had no reverse, so the problem is figured out a...
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1997 Ford F-150 5.4L Misfire VIN: 2FTEX18L1V
Well thanks to everyone who replied. The fix ended up being the #3 coil. Spark was jumping out the side of the coil under load. Just goes to show you why current ramping isn't the only thing required when checking a coil. Also i found a shorted injector on cyl... Trouble codes: P0303.
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2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FMZU77E12
Thanks to all that replied. I checked the band adjustments, they were good. I removed the valve body, checked the shift valves,all good. The valve body gaskets were not blown. This is about as far as I will go to repair a transmission. We did "fix" the vehicl...
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2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L high press system VIN: 1FTWX31P35
We narrowed down the misfire when cold, we had to mannualy do a pin point test to find the injectors. Replaced all the injectors and now the engine runs fine cold. Thanks to all who'd helped!
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2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Cold Shift VIN: 1HGCG665X1
As I said, I've been thru and thru with this Unit.The trans has a delayed 1-2 shift in early am, for 1 mile, after that, shifts perfect everytime.I installed New O.E Valve body,scrutinize drums, seals etc..after 3 teardowns,replace all the solenoids. I called ...
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2005 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM81615
Hello and thanks for your input. The app voltages were out of spec. Doug [...] sent the specs of app(a):2.3v wot and .2v idle app(b) 4.5v wot and.5v at idle. Replaced app cleared code and it ran like a champ. Thanks again, Ted Trouble codes: P2138 (TPS Pedal position switchD/E voltage correlation).
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2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J8FF28W08
Dealer replaced PCM under warranty. Thank you all for your advice. Trouble codes: U0100.
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1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L pwr windows VIN: SALPV1442V
Thanks to all who took time to help! The common consensus is the computer would have to be reprogrammed if it needed to be replaced. Fortunately, as was suggested, the problem was the switch pack. Replaced the switches, and everything worked fine.
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1993 Mazda Miata 1.6L no start VIN: JM1NA3510P
Well guys this one is finally fixed and it turned out to be ... the igniter, thank you all for the replies and the responses.
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1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C8V
All of the suggestions were good. In the end, I had to put my hands up and cut my losses. Parts changed in an effort to fix this car were: disrtibuter, spark plugs, EGR "Boost" sensor, intake manifold gasket, and injector o-rings at intake. After doing the... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multiple misfire).
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2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1NB35380
I first would like to thank all who gave some input to this post. The fix is as puzzling as the problem itself. First, we pulled the fuel rail, inspected it, cleaned it, and bench flowed the injectors with some potened cleaners. Reinstalled. That took ca...
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1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBBA48D8J
We remove fuel pump relay and inspected the inners to not find a fault however replaced anyway and car has been on the road for one month without issues. Thanks, Stewart [...]
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L starting VIN: WBD3563343
Well its fixed, turns out there were more burnt wires hiding behind the ac controller. I had already repaired the wiring that Richard from Florida had refereed to, a little more digging was all that was needed.
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L No Start, Stall, No Comm VIN: 5N1ED28T51
Ok, so I removed the ECM to find that the main processor had a burn mark on it and I suspect that the ECM was overlading when the A/C was being commanded on. I suggested to the customer that we should have the ECM overhauled, but this vehicle has almost 200,00... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor Problem B1), P1605 (A/T Diag Comm line wrong signal), P0505 (Idle ctrl system problem), P0464 (Fuel level sensor ckt intermitt).
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2006 Nissan Sentra S 1.8L no accelleration VIN: 3N1CB51D46
thanks to doug for his advice about the 5v, took me a mintute to understand the system. the problem was the 5v signal to the vent soliniod was rubbed in trunk and would short out the system. found the wire, repair and all is good. thanks again. Trouble codes: P2122, P2138, P0643.
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1999 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L engine
I found 2 bent exhaust valves on cylinders 3 and 5. I was expecting the timing to be tdc when cyl 1 was on the compression stroke. I was confused in regards to the timing chain because of a GM timing tip I read. I had never heard that about GM, even though I...
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L 1-2 Shift VIN: IG3NL52E42
Wow, thanks guys! This one isn't fixed yet, but it is diagnosed. Lane and Ted nailed it with a plugged cat. I did test drive and watched the "commanded gear" section, and while the shift was being delayed, the commanded gear was first gear. At first this led m...
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2006 Other European Fortwo .8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Hard Start VIN: WMEAK00F36
My original examination of the air filter showed no signs of by pass but today I looked further into the ducting and found a good coating of dirt in the intake. The compression test was #1=340psi #2=80psi #3=50psi. Leak down test showed leakage at the intake... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire detected), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire detected).
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2005 Pontiac G6 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2ZG52855
WELL THIS ONE IS FIXED. AS FOR DEALER UNABLE TO PROGRAM USED PCM IS PRETTY SAD. WE ORDERED A USED PCM FROM INTERNET THAT CAME PROGRAMMED WITH CURRENT UPDATE AND VIN NUMBER [...] AT A GREAT PRICE OF 130.00 SHIPPED TO OUR DOOR. INSTALLED PCM, RELEARNED SE... Trouble codes: C0242 (Pcm indicated tcs malfunction history), U2100 (Can bus communication), U2109 (Lost communication with pcm).
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2007 Porsche CAYENNES 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AB29P48
flush cooling system refilled too specs claered codes test drove all seams fine now thanks for allthe help Trouble codes: P2181 (Cooling system performance).
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2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L blown fuse VIN: 5TEWM72N21
Thanks to all who replied. Bill from Fl hit it right on the head. Rear 02 harness rubbed thru on exhaust heat shield intermit grounding out & popping the fuse.
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2008 Toyota Tundra Limited 5.7L codes VIN: 5TFDV8108X
Thanks to Edward, Pete, Mark, Ken and Wayne for trying to point me in the right direction. The fix ended up being the reflash mentioned in TSB#0170-09. Flashed the truck and it's been good since, no more codes. Alldata has this TSB, but the repair instruct...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSG29M21
Thank you for all the replies, Robert,Stanley and Victor helped send us in the right direction. Found the broken ECM wire to N112 solenoid at harness under the Battery box. Found by removing battery box and doing wiggle test with ohm meter testing continuity. ... Trouble codes: P1432.
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2010 Volkswagen golf 2.0L reset for oil change VIN: 3VWKLA8J9A
Well thanks for all the responces, Chris and Joe had it nailed right down , to reset this unit it was done right off the dash itself, no controls on the steering wheel. Here is what I did to reset Ignition off- press the set button on the right side of the cl...
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