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1996 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Ignition key cylinder VIN: WAUGC84A0T
Ignition key does not return from start unless you assist it. At times the key won't turn at all until you fiddle with it. If this was an GM I would be sure it was a bad key cylinder. This cylinder is dash mounted so I don't know if there might be a cable r...
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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Odometer VIN: WAUBA34B1X
This morning we replaced the ABS control module for no communication. After the replacement the customer (car lot) takes the car to the auction. He call back 3 hours later and says the radio says SAFE on it and now the odometer reads 397673 (or somthing like t...
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2006 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L shifter VIN: WAUAC48H76
I have an Audi here that I need some help with. It won't start, as in no crank after it gets hot. There are no codes in the trans module. When it won't start, the shift indicator won't light up on park or nuetral. The scannner shows all the other gears, but in...
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2005 BMW 545i 4.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBANB33575
car came in for stall/no start/no crank intermittently. no dme codes when it runs. trans codes are 5140 and 5149, havent been able to find any literature/flow charts on those codes. after a long idle warm up or after a short 10 min drive it will cut out for a ... Trouble codes: 5140 (engine controll message missing), 5149 (power module message missing)
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2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBAVB13596
Hello, all. This vehicle will intermittently stall at idle or cut out while driving. It acts like you just turned off the key. There is no warning. If it happens while driving, the tach will drop, then come back. The whole event is less than a second and down ... Trouble codes: 2E8B
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2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L prndl VIN: 1G6KD54YX2
After we installed the parts in the car the prndl shows park in every gear range and will not allow movement. Also the car will start in any position the shifter is moved into.Did not bother with the internal mode switch at all and checked all harness connecti...
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2008 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GYEE63718
vehicle came in with a oil consuption issue. We installed new rings and valve guide seals we do allot of these and have never had a issue in the past. The vehicle will drive 15 miles and jump from half way straight to hot. We have done the following checked fo...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L brake pedal VIN: 1GCHC29U51
Hello group, Got a tough one here (for me). This silverado came in with no pedal;master cylinder full;examined lines,calipers,pads,all ok. I pulled brake lines from master cylinder and screwed in test plugs,pedal high and hard.I clamped brake hoses with o impr...
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L master cyl VIN: 1GCHC24U75
Everything has been replaced at least once with no iprovement. When turning a tight turn or up against the lock the brake pedal will go to the floor and lose of power steering. Straight ahead hard stop is fine. Posting for a friend.
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1999 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L mode door VIN: 2C3HH46R0X
the mode door will not move from defrost. i have removed the actuator and moved the door by hand. it will shift modes from defrost to vent to floor. the actuator will move when commanded by the switch, but it does not move very much in relation to the mode doo...
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Fuel Pump Fuse VIN: 1C3EL55U51
OK this car runs good with no problem.untill the fuel pump fuse burns up.---fuel pump is never been replaced.never been in accident.the problem happens once in while.it could happen the same day that I replaced the fuse. or it could be a month later.so this pr...
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2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FP21GH123
It had a P0304 from being hosed off by customer. I pulled all the coils and plugs to inspect and dry the boots and coils and checked plugs. Used dielectric grease and cured P0304. Removed a mouse nest from air box, but P0172 resets. Replaced bank 1 sensor 1 du... Trouble codes: P0172
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2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Accessories VIN: 2C8GF68474
got acrazy one here,windshield wipers dont work ecept for the occasonl twich, heater blower wont turn off all the way, just can swithc between the high and low settings but turn it all the wy down but wont go off even with the power button, will go off with th...
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2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L fuel gauge VIN: 2C3JA53G55
Good day! I have a Chrysler 300 with a 3.5L V6 with an inaccurate fuel gauge. When tank is filled gauge reads 1/2 tank. The small garage near where the customer lives apparently checked that the float is Ok and moves freely, then gave up. I checked for codes,...
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2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3A4FY58BX7
thanks to everyone for your help in advance i have a 2007 pt looser and it ran coming in to the shop but had a bad crank so we put a used junk yard engine in i got it all put together now it will crank but wont start! i have a bunch of sensor codes saying circ...
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1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L shifting/speedo VIN: 1FV3HTJC5S
Hello all, I'm actually working on a 1995 Freightliner FL70 with Dodge drivetrain (5.9L gas and 47RH? trans). This vehicle has been to several shops and now its here. The original complaint was vehicle will not shift into overdrive. I verified concern while mo...
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2003 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L 3-2 Down Shift VIN: 1B3EL46X73
Good morning. 2 months ago we had this vehicle in for an oil leak which turned out to be the transmission pan. We suggested doing a transmission service with filter and a transmission flush. Customer agreed and we did the job. Came back the next day complainin...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Surge VIN: 3D7KU28C14
This truck has a cam sensor code that sets. It has an intermittant surge or jerk while driving. Can a cam sensor on this engine cause this? Where is it. Mitchell wiring shows a crank and cam sensor but can't find the cam sensor. Thanks Randy. Trouble codes: P0341 (cam signal error.)
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2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 6.7L batterys VIN: 1D7KS28A87
this truck is a village road truck. customer states vehicle goes dead in 2-3 days unknown if truck is locked or unlocked and if the key is in vehicle. they put 2 new batterys in vehicle interstate mtp24f wrong size but proper amperage. tested both batterys tes...
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1955 Ford Thunderbird 4.8L Temp Guage VIN: P5FH156910
Nice old car, we can get the temp guage to read on the cold dot with 4 ohlms and on the hot dot with 20 ohlms. Is that correct? Car is still 6 Volt. Where would we get a new sending unit?
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Fuel Gage VIN: 1FAFP53232
This vehicle the fuel gage reads 3/4 full when topped off. When I unplug Flex fuel module gage reads over full and sets a P0460 code. I have replaced flex Module YF1Z-14A069-AA and Fuel pump module 3F1Z-9H307-BB. Do I have the right parts or have they been sup...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L u-joints VIN: 1426895409
I have to change u-joints on this truck that are stacked in and calls for a 4635 cutter tool and a SO64T64 Half Moon tool by what alldata says.Can I get by with a deburring tool to cut the stacks out? Also it shows not using the C-frame tool along but with a a...
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2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FDWE35L04
i know this is a stretch but maybe someone has worked on one of these. this E350 has a bus body on it and ac is not real great. it appears factory unit and add on carrier unit are run by the same compressor. we can't read the info on "carrier" tag for correct ...
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2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L front pump VIN: 1FMPU155X5
the trans is leaking fluid it seems to be out of the front seal or bell housing area. i am the second tech to look at this leak. i put dye in the fluid and drove ,thinking about dropping the tranny to inspect . is this a common thing on these trannys or do i h...
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2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 3FAFP07Z6R
Hey guys . I have this fusion with the Trans Throttle wrech light on.Customer said it just popped on while driving.There are no throttle or trans codes.IT feels like it is starting off in second or third gear.I researched the archives and there were alot of th... Trouble codes: P0128 (coolant thermostat), P2258 (Secondary air control circuit high), 0000 (trans and throttle lamp on)
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2008 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Engine VIN: 1FTRW14W08
HI , I have a F150 here that has thrown codes p0012, p0301,p0300,p0302 basically bank one complete misfires. It appears that this could be caused by vct solenoid. However it only does it at idle, when speed is raised it runs fine. But when it is doing it it so...
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2010 Ford Focus 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FAHP3FN2A
Thanks in advance for any assistance on this vehicle. We are working on a 2010 Focus that has dealer installed cruise control. PCM comes configured for cruise, steering wheel replacement enables cruise operation. What we are feeling is a surge/hesitation with ...
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2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L fuel in oil VIN: 1GTHK29132
truck was towed in for losing oil on the highway & oil pressure, found oil over filled due to fuel, no codes, & runs great {after i changed oil of course just to move it around the building} was wondering if there is any way to pinpoint fuel leak{s} under valv...
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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK23264
Truck came in, it would crank but not start. Scanned for codes and found the above codes, however truck has a tuner kit on it, customer took it off trying to get the truck to start, not sure if he set any of these codes at that time. Cleared all codes, tried t... Trouble codes: P0404, P0401 (Egr insufficient flow), P1238 (Injector driver circuit 6), P1229 (Injector driver circuit 3), P1241 (Injector driver circuit 7)
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2005 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L cylinder head VIN: 1GKDS13S95
vehicle came in with a misfire,chek engine ligth on,P0305,i replaced the sparkplugs an d also checked the compression on #5 ,snd is 0 psi,the engine is running rough ligth is on (MIL),the customer wants to do the proper repairs (head job),but, i have not done ...
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2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Compressor VIN: SHSRD78802
hope someone can help. i have a 02 crv came in with a/c inop. static pressures good. followed all diagnostics from identifix. have grounded blu/wht wire at pressure switch and no change. scanner always shows a/c switch and clutch off even when grounding wire. ...
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2006 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM66546
This incident happened one time for the customer and never happened again. He says that he came to a stop in traffic and felt the engine idling rough. No ses light yet. Got to his destination, still idling rough but not down on power. He said exhaust (pipe) so... Trouble codes: P0404 (EGR Control circuit range/performance)
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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start VIN: KMHWF25S3Y
thank you to start with,customer was going down road car cut off.it cranks but want start,it has spark and the injecters pluse,plugs were fuel fouled,all cylinders have 30 lbs compresson,timing marks line up,#1 piston top dead center both cam marks line up.too...
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L Drive Belt System/ Oil Pump VIN: 452DF58X02
When you first start the vehicle you hear a screeching noise. The noise is also present when you first rev the motor then disapears. The noise seemed to match the movement of the tensioner so that was replaced twice and did not fix. The idler had a little bit ...
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1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJKN6740T
car came to us not able to keep running when hot. car will run very good cold but when car warms up(may take up to 1/2 hour)the car will start by turning on the airbag light, then the cluster will bulb check all lights,the the car will stall, you can hear rela...
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L power steering pump moaning VIN: 1J8GW58N02
when turning at slow speeds in either direction there is a moaning noise and binding sensation.both differentials were recently serviced as well as the transfer case.removal of the front driveshaft did not correct the problem however the symptom was not as sev...
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2007 Jeep Commander (Truck) 3.7L Mechanical VIN: 1J8HG48K67
Engine oil light comes on at idle.no other problems.With low mileage has anyone replaced oil pump on these motors,should i be checking main and rod bearings also or just go with new oil pump any words of wisdom would be greatly apperciated thank you.
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2003 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12543
Code P1166 have replaced pcm, maf,checked for intake and vacuum leaks,fuel pump, Trouble codes: P1166
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1999 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L cylinder head VIN: 1L25FT365G
Hi guys. Im working on this 1999 lincoln towncar 4.6L the question: Mitchel and alldata both say that the engine must come out to perform the head gasket job. is this true? has any one pulled these heads without pulling the motor? and if so would it have been ...
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2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L seat belt VIN: 1YVFP80C25
Thanks in advance. Does anyone know if Mazda uses the bail out system. This car has a bad buckle switch. The customer complaint is a loss of power at speed until almost to a stop. Only happended once. Has code B2691 in airbag module Thanks
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Blend Door VIN: WDBJF72F7V
this car is hot all times on the driver side. checked the vacuum actuator for vacuum, and manually tested it with vacuum pump and it all works as supposed to. I hope im checking the right one, it is the red hose/black strip on the driver side near column and t...
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1991 Mitsubishi Galant 2.0L all shifts VIN: JA3CR56V8M
Car was stuck in "limp mode", new tcm fixed that problem. After replacing the tcm it shifted fine. drove it many times and shifting was fine. then, from the beginning of the drive it suddenly started shifting very hard. Every upshift hit hard and downshift did...
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2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L 1-2 VIN: JA4MT31HIY
2000 mit. montero sport transmission v4a51 awd.This one is kicking my rear end,including some shops and dealer around here.Tranny shift ok through all 4 gears,but when you come to a stop and do not make a complete stop but keep rolling it wiil not shift out of...
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2003 Nissan Frontier SVE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6MD26Y93
Thanks to all for any info in advance. I've got a family members nissan here, and I'm trying to get any info I can before sending them to their local dealer. He says ever since he's owned the truck (about 5 years)it will flash the mil around 4000 rpm. Mil will... Trouble codes: P0300, P0328
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2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L power windows/power seats VIN: 1N4BA41E14
Vehicle came in for no power seats no power windows. Visual inspection showed no broken or chaffed harness in doors or under seats. Signal going into body control module Checked good. Replaced module all worked good. Two weeks later car returns same problem. T...
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1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L master cylinder VIN: 1G2HX53L8P
When the brakes are applied coming to a normal stop, the pedal will feel normal for a second and then drop slightly before becoming firm again. It feels like the master cylinder is bypassing, but it's been replaced twice. I'm leaning towards an ABS hydraulic m...
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2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L Harsh reverse VIN: 1G8ZK5270Y
Vehicle came in for a harsh reverse intermittent engagement. We rebuilt transmission and problem is still there. We have torqued both input and output shaft nuts to 111ft lbs. and warrantied the valve body (vbx) but still has the problem. When vehicle sits for...
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2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1NXBR43E23
hey whats up guys im having trouble with this toyota, the car came in with all these codes, i decided to check fuel system , had a bad fuel pump. check it with scope bad waveform, but the car still runs really bad on idle , [...] at 0volts both all the tim... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0171
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2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L valve train VIN: 5TBRT34115
After identifing the plastic strap in valve train area of cyl#4 I took it out and reinstalled intake. Pulled the plug and looked for plastic, found none but started with plug out to blow anything out. Drove vehicle and condition seemed to improve but went back...
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1986 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L no fuel control VIN: WVWCA0153G
I know I have no control of fuel system, it will start,just no idle and no cold start injector.The ecm has no power. Replaced ignition switch, and started and idled fine, then bad right away. I find no power at ecm, no power at cold start injector. I have fuel...
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1995 Volkswagen Passat GLX VR6 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWCC83A1S
this passat came in as a nostart went out to the parking lot and found no spark pushed it in tried to check codes no communication with any modules. checked power to dlc no power replaced fuse power ok still no communication. went to ecm found powers good one ...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Unknown VIN: 3VWSR69M34
brake pedal fades away when you pumpit up it slowly fades to the floor, we have changed the master cylinder, booster and bled all brakes but it still fades away. might it be the a problem with the vaccume pump for the booster or a faulty new master?
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2004 Volkswagen Phaeton W12 6.0L temperatur gauge VIN: WVWAH63D74
VW Techs, Check this one out see if you can shed some light. Customer purchased vehicle from auction brought to us was running horrible. Retrieved 11DTC's with our VCDS software and same with our iScan II. Most faults were misfire faults (P0300,301,302,303,304...
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1995 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L blower motor VIN: YV1LS5711S
ok volvo techs, when i start the car the blower motor will run sometimes it will work fine for months but and other times it will shut off after a few minutes if i shut the car off and restart it will work again but shut off after a few more minutes if you kee...
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2003 Volvo S40 1.9L monitors VIN: YV1VS27583
Readiness monitors, cannot get component monitor to go ready, their are no codes in system, but noticed the positive battery cable getting extremely hot.I always thought continuous monitors were start and run. Volo stratey allows all monitors to go not ready w...
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3338X
Well i'm finally back.And the car is fixed! The A/C compressor went out friday night.Which sucks but, after replacing it and driving thre is no more misfire.Im thinking the car was mistaking the noise the compressor was making for a spark knock or ping.Resulti... Trouble codes: P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p188 -), P0188, P1189 (testing and results).
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2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGL634X3
This car came in as a basket case. Thank you for all the help and the phone call from one fellow iatn memeber. We had a mess on our hands. The car turned out great and runs like a dream. We took apart the front of the engine and replaced the chain rails, cam a...
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Mirror Glass Tilt VIN: WBAVC53597
Helpful replies we did receive and we will get the vehicle back in the shop and take that mirror assembly completely a part to investigate further. There is always an answer...we just need to find it with any problem.
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1992 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6EL13B4N
I thank all who replied. The customer took the car out without a fix. If I opened the EGR by hand the NOX and all reading would go to normal. I think the first help tip I got about the Prom was probably the fix. Wish the customer would have gone for it so I wo...
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1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY5297V
Closing this request. I received a few replies adn am thankful for the info but none of the information provided was of any use. This vehicle will be back in and I will update this post with a fix at a later date. Trouble codes: P0137 (Ho2s circuit low voltage bank 1 sensor 2), P1139 (Ho2s insufficent switching bank 1 sensor 2).
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2008 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYFK66818
Well, thanks to all that replied. I went over this vehicle several times- all grounds and harness connectors, had it here on & off for 2 weeks, long road tests ran through almost 2 tanks of fuel. I finally took the advice of "Brian from Illinois" (and William ... Trouble codes: P2135 (TPS correlation incorrect), P2119 (Closed throttle performance fault).
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEC13Z42
Thanks for all the great ideas and guidance. I opted to replace the ignition switch since I knew it was a problem from the beginning. However, afterward the gauges still didn't work. I checked my input voltages to the I.P. and found 4 volts on the ign B circui...
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2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L battery light VIN: 2G1WH55K22
Group, I ran over all previous repairs. I even went so far as to replace the alternator again as per some suggestions here and still the light stayed on. The eventual repair was a short in the cluster somewhere. I traced wires till i was blue in the face and e...
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2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L shift solenoid 3 VIN: 2CNDL73F77
There was an internal bulletin for the symptoms that i have and it falls into the vin range on this vehicle. THANKS to JAMES AVERY for his help on this. There is still some confusion on this matter. The bulletin states that there is a driver failure internal t...
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1999 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L Blend Door VIN: 2C3HH46R0X
Ok so all replies geared towards the mode door. I removed the mode door actuator and can move it freely. the actuator does not seem to move very much in relationship to the door it activates. So I am going to repost this request to see if I can get any more kn...
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2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Transmission VIN: 2C4GP54LX2
After reading all these replies I had to believe the problem was electrical, I pulled apart the connector at the sol pack and did not find any signs of contamminaton and the harness visually looked good. no rodent damage or anything like that. George from Te...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Radio VIN: 2CBGP64L41
Well thanks for all the replies. The radio is toast...just like that. There's quality for you! Can't even disconnect and reconnect a battery without something going for a smoke show on a Caravan. Try to explain that to a customer! Think I'll keep my Japanese c...
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2002 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES46C82
I received a lot of replies and most confirmed what I suspected, that the 2005 engine was not compatible with a 2002 car. After speaking with the owner of the Neon I got more of the story. It seems the 2005 motor only has about 1500 miles on it and the owner g...
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1989 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L Stall VIN: 1FAPP6040K
well i expected the answers i got from many of you and don't resent it at all. i know i asked for it. customer came in and we conversed about the problem - i did check fuel pressure at idle with him there - 35 koeo,32 idle. he said he rigged a pump onto the mo... Trouble codes: 33 (Egr valve not opening).
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX17LXV
thanks to everyone that replied . turns out that there was another coil intermitantly glitching that didnt show up as a misfire preveously replaced coil and all is good.thanks again. Trouble codes: P0307.
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1997 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A8V
sorry forgot all aboutit, any ways thankx to everyone who help out with this problem[ after rechecking everything from fpress to timing marks[felt like a missfire or low fuel pressure[ we endingup replacing the maf with a new ford part that cure all tha hesita...
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1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 1FAFP53U1X
Firat thanks so much for all the replys.out of the many replys most said sticking relays.We replaced both cooling fan relays and vehicle is fixed. You guys are great thanks again
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L EGR Cooler VIN: 1FTNX20P94
We returned the vehicle to the customer and he took it to another shop. According to the customer they replaced the engine oil cooler and EGR cooler again and they problem was resolved, I guess we just got bad parts from Ford.
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2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45PX4
Thanks to all that replyed , i was checking pids and found that at idle the EBP sensor was at 26psi and that its should be at 15psi. replaced EBP sensor and made sure tube was clean. retest truck runs good. truck has power and no more turbo flutter. problem so... Trouble codes: P0470, P1408.
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTNW20P44
After much hair pulling and double checking of data, talked with a friend who teaches 6.0 classes and knows many ford engineers. What we came up with is worn injectors that are slow to respond to commands. We tested this theory by sucking all the fuel from the...
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2009 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTPW14V29
Chalk this one up to bad info from Alldata once again! the mode control and drivers blend door actuators are the same and Alldata shows the drivers blend door actuator as being on the top left side of the case, makes sense but nope, that is the mode control an...
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1994 Geo Metro 1.0L High gear starts VIN: 2C1MR2460R
I was right the first time. It was a bad TCM. The used TCM that I put on had the same problem as the first one. Trying another used TCM fixed the problem.
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2004 GMC C6500 Topkick C6C042 7.8L starter VIN: 1GDJ6C1336
UPDATE: Thanks to all who responded! The truck is still not fixed. Checked grounds and battery connections, etc. I suggested to my customer that we try a new starter. He didn't want to spend the money unless I could guarantee the truck would be fixed. I ...
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2006 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Unknown VIN: 5FNRL38826
hi all and thanks for all the responses.like most of you said and what i was leaning towards it was the injectors.pulled the intake and swapped them out and it started right up.some times a second opinion helps.i noticed these injectors have very tiny holes,ab...
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L brakes VIN: KM8SB73D62
Finally was able to get brakes to act up [...] enough to diagnose, problem was right rear park brake shoes coming on after driving a while, removed all components, levers and hardware, lubricated and reinstalled all, road tested again and problem gone. Still do...
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: KM8SB12B83
The engine harness connector ended up being loose. It's the large one on the driver side of the valve cover between the valve cover and the throttle body. The clip on it was no longer latching. This connector was never disconnected during service. While there ...
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1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L door locks VIN: SAJKD6047X
thanks to Robert, like a dummy I kept thinking passanger door, right side. The problem was the left rear door, repaired and the car is gone with a happy owner. This is what's great about IATN, it is like a second set of eye's thanks agin
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2001 Jaguar XKR 4.0L Starting VIN: SAJDA42B81
The customer is bringing the jag to the dealer to get flashed for security after that happens I will update with more info
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2006 Jaguar XJR 4.2L Ac,seats,lights VIN: SAJWA73C26
thank you for the replies guys this beast actually had a voltage drop in four fuses at the rear fuse box this fuse box has a circuit board in it i ordered a rear fuse box and bamm the car is fixed and down the road
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2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L brake pedal VIN: JTHBN30F01
rebled entire system again, also activated abs pump while bleeding seemed to help. pedal did improve some and customer was happy with improvement. did have another lexus in shop and pedal felt the same on this car also
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1070441201
Thanks for all the info, I learned alot about these old djet systems, This one turned out to be simple i originaly diagnosed it as needing an ecu so we had replaced it with a remain and had the same problem. Having wrote off the ecu as good i pulled my hair ou...
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Cuts out VIN: 107.044-12
First , Thank you to all of you , The fuel pressure is good, when the engine runs it runs on all cylinders, I removed the dist and then the triggering cassette, cleaned all 4 point sets with contact cleaner, they did not look oily/dirty , reinstalled both, eng...
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L pedal travel VIN: WDBGA3266W
Sorry to say but we did not resolve this one. Before replacing the booster we tried turning the rear rotors and replacing pads just in case. No help there so we bit the bullet and replaced the booster with new MB part. Still have excess pedal travel. On this c...
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2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L hesitation VIN: 5TBBT4817Y
Found right side catalytic converter plugged resulting in excessive backpressure during acceleration. Replaced catalytic converter and problem is fixed.
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Compressor VIN: 3VWBA21CXX
Thanks to everyone who responded. I learned a lot on this vehicle, although I would much rather have not gone through the hassle. Here's what I learned. This system does not put out a square wave from pin 3 of the A/C pressure switch to the Fan Control Mod...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Surge, Stall, Pinging and setting VIN: WVWRH63B84
I know that on the second replacement engine it has a faulty cam adjuster or something else in the cam chain set on the passenger side bank which is cylinders 1,2,3 but the insurance company had chosen to not put any more money into this car. It was brought in... Trouble codes: P0346, 00341 (cam sensor signal plausibilty bank 1).
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1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Odemeter VIN: YV1LW5721T
Thank you for all the guidance here with this Volvo, I took everyones advise replaced the 40 dollar rice size gear in the odometer, FIXED that, owners son told him ABS module was to expensive, so there using there GPS for speedometer, BUT the good thing was th...
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2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L cannot scan VIN: YV1CZ91H74
First I want to thank Bruce & Peter for their help with this car. The problem with this car is that the cem would no longer communicate with the diagnostic plug. There is an internal relay in the 2004 CEM that was the problem. The fix is to replace & reprog...
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