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2007 Audi A4 Cabriolet 2.0L brake lights always on with ign key on VIN: WAUBF48H17
Hey guys lets try to figure this night mare out. So like stated above, if i remove the fuse the lights will still stay on with key on. If i remove the brake switch the same thing lights on. I removed the connector on the light module and all light operation is...
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2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L blend door VIN: 1G4HP54K3Y
The heater wont get a bit hot. The water lines are both hot the scanner showed it reading inputs but no heat. When I run the heat from cold to hot I dont hear any sound whatsoever. Im thinking its a blend door but I dont know where it is. I also calibrated it ...
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2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Misfire VIN: 1GYEE63734
we have this cadillac with a injector problem we have put a new injector and cleaned the injectors and in the scanner it shows me injector command in msec and #6 will read 2.8 msec when cold and when gets hot it will start to miss and read 0.00 msec would this... Trouble codes: P0206, P0300
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2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L Engine VIN: 1GYEE63730
Hi guys-I think I know what we have going on here, but would like to have a bit of feedback regarding the problem. I think we have bad timing components and/or a bad VVT actuator(s). Owner complained of noise when started. We were never able to duplicate the p...
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1991 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G1YY2383M
Hello everyone! I want to thank everyone in advance for the input. This corvette came with a complaint of hesitation on accel. After checking the basics (ie timing, vacuum, fuel pressure) went for a test drive with scan tool and found timing being retarded bac...
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1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L lower contro arm bushings VIN: 1GNGK26J1X
no bushings are locatableable, not dealer or aftermarket, moog and trw engineers have no idea, need help to find replacement bushings,
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire
Customer emailed and said the unit backfires,spits and sputters when cold. Customer lives in Montana. He comes to my shop in Ne. twice a year for visits and to get repair work done on vehicle. I have only the info on the unit from the last time I worked on it....
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2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G1WH55K21
Thanks in advance. I'm not realy up on GM'S this car is from another shop, This Impala falls on its face 3/4 too wot while popping in manifold and fuel knock . Cat tested good with pressure gauge, injectors are adding fuel, maf looks ok and has been changed, 1...
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2003 Chevrolet Tracker LT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ73433
This tracker came in customer stated that the speedo had stopped working. she mentioned she slapped the dash and it then worked but that did not explain why the vss set a code sounded more like bad speedo head. the intake air temp code was also present. I at t... Trouble codes: P0500, P0113
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L No Shifting VIN: 1GCHC24U17
Only when is cold at times,transmission does no shift,like no transmission and sometimes it shifts but no power.also noticed that by turning the key off and restarted it works, and this is only happens sometimes not all the times,and ther are no tranny codes,p...
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1989 Chrysler New Yorker 3.0L Evaporator VIN: 1C3BC663XK
This one should have been easy. Compressor was replaced because of a leak. System cooled well. Within a week the car came back without air due to extremely bad evap leak. Installed Murray evaporator # 54785. It is cool, but not cold- approximately 60-70 degree...
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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY48B33
i have used the on board controls to command the purge on and it will not respond . found there is no power on circuit k108 white and tan wire circuit k52 pink and black wire gives the correct signal . the question i have is it should have power on k108 with t... Trouble codes: P0441
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2008 Chrysler 300 (Car) LX 2.7L steering angle sensor VIN: 2C3KA43R18
Help Chrysler Techs. This car sets trouble code C2205 steering angle sensor internal fault code. I replaced the sensor and it still resets. After many hours of fooling around with the car I discovered that the problem only occurs after the turn signal cancels ...
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1982 Dodge 400 2.2L Battery Light VIN: 1B3BV4538C
This car came in another shop replaced battery for intermittent battery light i replaced the voltage regulator all seemed well came back 5 days later light coming on i replaced the alternator thinking the brushes were most likely worn. Light came on the next d...
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1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP42TOS
This one is for the ford/mustang guys. its a specific question regarding the fuel injectors.Here is the story.This car was recently purchased buy a younger kid was blowing blue,low comp,fair amount of leak down,oil fouled plugs,lots of km's and had a misfire s... Trouble codes: 412 (no high rpm during self test KOER), 136 (02 lean no switch bank 2), 172 (02 lean no switch bank 1)
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1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTHX26F2T
hey all tech i have a this ford here from and whats going on is after a hot soak the truck will crank and start to sputter and then slowly stall out and die i have replaced the cam sensor and also changed oil and my icp reads 620 and then will increase to 1000...
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1997 Ford Aspire 1.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: KNJLTO6H7V
first off thanks in advance for any help, this car randomly will start to buck when going speeds over 55 when this happens the customer will also start to get A STRONG gas vapor smell in the cabin and aroung the car and fumes will be pouring our of the charcoa...
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1997 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L clutch VIN: 1FTCR15XOV
have this ranger that clutch does not disengage when pedal is pushed in.i can see thur bellhousing hole that bearing moves slightly but not nearly enough to work.truck is not losing fluid.my question is how do idetermine if the problem is the slave or the mast...
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2000 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L compressor VIN: 1FDXF46S7Y
Electrical schematic is lacking I feel.. I can manually close the clutch relay. and a/c runs great. I was able to have the a/c work properly by crossing relays in the under-hood relay box. I then restarted truck w/ all new relays from fomoco. The a/c would NOT...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDWF37F9Y
ford diesel guys, HELP! cust states, loses power, smokes, he thinks, wont get out of its own way, happens intermittently- can sometimes pull over, put in neutral to rev up and clear out, is ok then does again..at christmas time had a no start,code was for cam ... Trouble codes: P0733, P0732, P0476
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L Steering Wheel VIN: 1FMZU77E93
This truck will have a shimmy at higher highway speeds - 130kms or 80mph. It only seems to start while entering a long corner which is the reason I don't believe it is a tire balance issue. Although I should balance them the next time he is here. This truck al...
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2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P53
Thanks in advance. This one came in with a sputtering under heavy load with no codes two monthes ago. Tested and replace egr valve and was good until last week and brought back for same problem . This time it had po404 and po500 present . Replaced speed sensor... Trouble codes: P0404
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2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Surge VIN: 1FDXE45P16
This truck is surging when cold worse and when under load. There are no codes present. The FICM has the latest calibration. The batteries and charging system have been tested and passed. Injectors passed all tests. ICP reads .22 volts KOEO. Graphing under load...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L 1-2 shift and 1 VIN: 1FBSS31L46
Need some help on this one trany techs or ford techs or anyone. Van came in slipping on take off and 1st to 2nd. The driver of this van said also that he heard a growl and scraping noise and that is when it started these other problems. More when it was warm. ...
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2006 Ford E-250 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L06
Customer states vehicle runs rough and misses. EEC test Cont P0302,P0352. Attach IDS power balance test cyl #2 missing. Remove coil and test with HEI spark tester no spark. Replaced coil and sparkplug idle ok miss is gone. Road test after repair in less than 1... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire detected), P0352 (Ignition Coil B primary circuit malfunction), P0316 (Misfire Detected on Startup First 1000 revolutions.)
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2008 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L abs VIN: 2GTEC19J48
changed differental can anyone tell us how to change ratio in the computer
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1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Drive-axles VIN: JHLRD1863X
When you accelerate from a stop, it shudders pretty good up to about 30 mph. It feels like a common halfshaft issue. Almost like it's shaking the vehicle side to side from the front. I like to install Honda shafts but service manager won't justify $1000 for bo...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L parking brake VIN: 1J4GW48J04
Hi guys I have a weird one here truck came in with parking brakes not holding. tested cables seem to be moving. If i pull up on the parking brake and try to take off car holds until you get up to 900 rpm. also tried on a hill with car in nutral won't hold at a...
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2002 Kia Magentis 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGD12882
1ST came ion with vs, small & large evap leak - found cap loose - tighten it ALSO had p1166 & p0102; checked live data - found maf readings on the low side of spec; tried to clean maf - no change; replaced maf with afgtermarket new sent cust home with codes cl... Trouble codes: P1167 (Lamda b2 control limit), P1166 (Lamda bank 1 control limit)
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1993 Lexus GS300 3.0L shift interlock VIN: JT8JS47E3P
This is a longshot here, but maybe someone who's worked on more than one of these has seen something like this. Customer complaint: won't shift out of park.( Brake lights OK.) ECU-1G 10A fuse (powers the shift lock ECU) blown. Put in 15A breaker and it snaps i...
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1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L oil&water mix VIN: ILNLM9IVOP
This 4.6L motor does not have plastic intake manifolds. There is a mix of coolant and oil in the crankcase. There is no oil in cooling system. No running problems. Car was here for routine oil change. Thanks for any help!
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2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S14
hello techs, i have what sounds to be bad coils, but not convinced. it will run well for several minutes , then scatter spark all over the map and primarily on #4,5,6 cylinders. #4 coil replaced already. plugs also on that bank on all 3 holes. no change. i sus... Trouble codes: P1235 (F. Pump control out of range), P2105 (TAC system forced engine shutdown), P2107 (TAC system Module Processor), P2110 (TAC system forced limited rpm)
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L retractable VIN: WDBKK47F4X
I'm in trouble again with one of these Benz-owner bought car day before-comes limping in with top halve open and stuck-fluid leaking onto her from under headliner-we remove headliner and found front cylinder that locks top to windshield frame leaking-I should ...
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2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L fan control VIN: WDBJF65J21
hello !! i have a problem with a/c fan it's not turn faster when high side get higher reading !!! in the morning every thing work fine high side 150 psi low side 30 psi, but then after 12 pm when out side temp get hotter a/c will not get cold reading high side...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Power trunk VIN: WDBNG84J33
Help, can not figure out why PSE does not see s62/26 when it is getting a good signal. Over functions such as lock and unlock and trunk lid final close work fine. Any suggestions?
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBSK75F25
hope some one can help me out this car had a junk yard mator installed cause they ran it though water here is the problem i have car runs good untill you get on the highway and go about 5 or so miles the ce light comes on and sets code po303 and shakes real ba... Trouble codes: P0303
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1991 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 5.0L no 2nd gear VIN: 1MECM74F0M
Car was towed for a distance using front wheel dolly. Now trans will shift into 3rd only when throttle released then it skips 2nd gear. Low & reverse work fine. Fluid looks and smells ok. Checked TV cable mechanical and pressure-ok. Cannot find a scenario in a...
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2003 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S53
i have a 03 sable with a gas cap light on and cannot get it to clear replaced broken fuel cap and tested and replaced evap valve. the gas cap light stays on all the time when key is on. tryed unhooking battery did not help.
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2004 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Electronic VIN: JN8AZ08W84
hi nissan tech . i have this nissan murano i change the left front wheel bearing . bal and rotate all 4 wheels . going home the all wheel light start to flash . then i stop .turn the key off start the truck and drive the light start to flash at about 40mph . n...
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1986 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L inst. lights VIN: 1G3HN6931G
Hello, I have a 1986 Oldsmobile Delta 88 that has no instrument lights, the bulbs have all been replaced, the fuses are good. The hazard light indicator is illuminated. I have never worked on a problem like this myself and the vehicle is in another state. Can ...
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2008 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Reduced engine power VIN: 2G2WP55288
Please review repair history before replying. We have done every wiring repair per every TSB's and Identifix we could find. Problem- Vehicle intermittantly, and randomly goes into "reduced engine power" mode. Check engine light goes on with Throttle body code...
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2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited 2.5L Alignment VIN: 4S4BP62C97
We replaced the steering rack. (Reman Cardone) When we took it to be aligned (we do not have an in-house alignment rack) it came back with the steering wheel tilted slightly left and was pulling left. We returned to the alignment shop and they adjusted it. It ...
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2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on, lack of power VIN: 5TBBT4416Y
Thanks for help ahead of time folks... truck came in with low power and only partial throttle (cable back-up) and codes p1121 and p1127. Completed diag for both codes and got no accelerator pos. sensor feedback to computer (p1121) and good batt. volt to conn. ... Trouble codes: P1121, P1127
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2003 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 2T1KR32E93
Transmission swap 5spd to 6spd standard parts needed and computer infor./what changes needed ??? thank you stan.
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L lack of power VIN: 3VWSP69M82
Vehicle cam in with a complaint of low power. Verified is was indeed low. Checked intake for carbon build up. There was no build up. Customer told me he had it clean out. Scanned found codes "P0234 boost pressure limited exceeded" replaced boost control valve....
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L no accelerator VIN: 3VWSE29M32
greetings to all the thechs out there. we have a nightmare in the shop,this vw came from another shop, after welding a flex pipe the car lost the accelerator, idles but can not accel.After spending 4 hours diagnosing it we realized that the ECU was damaged, so... Trouble codes: P0223, P2123
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWBK31C95
I have a beetle here and I have no repair history on it. The vehicle makes a strange whirring noise from 45mph and up and gets louder. The noise is more present inside the vehicle than outside. It sounds like a bearing noise and I cant pinpoint where it is com...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1RS61T13
This vehicle came to us on the hook. It had died in the customers driveway. We tapped on the fuel tank and the vehicle started right up. So we thought it must be a fuel pump assy. So we replaced the fuel pump and the same issue reoccured. We replaced the press...
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2005 Acura RL 3.5L Keyless go VIN: JH4KB16535
Found blown accessory fuse but did not repair problem, customer returned to dealer who sold him the car and repaired the issue, did not learn of the repair as of this time.Thank you for all ur advice though, it was helpful in some ways.
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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L timing belt VIN: TRUUT28N41
Thanks for the help. I was able to get 2 of the three bolts loose and had to drill off the head of the third bolt. I used heat and penetrating oil and a breaker bar on the bolts. I will replace the cam followers that where on the bent valves, one was broken on...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F95
we replaced the ECM, had to be programmed by the dealer. thanks for the help Trouble codes: P2296 (fuel pressure regulator valve N276 short to B).
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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8322W
Thank you all for your prompt replies. From what I have received it seems the culprits are the aftermarket converter(s) that were previously installed on the vehicle. The customer has been informed, but was reluctant to come up with the money for the OE conv... Trouble codes: 420 (Catalyst efficiency bank 1), 430 (Catalyst efficiency bank 2).
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2002 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Stabilty control VIN: 4USCN33432
So, after much confusion, the fix was coding the new Lateral sensor using the Autologic. This looks like a great tool by the way. Launch, Auto Enginuity and Verdict cannot perform the relearn. Customer is pleased. Thanks for the help.
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Compressor VIN: WBAWV53537
Thinks for the help. The customer did not want to spend any more money on this car at this time. So they picked up the car and said if they keep the car they will have it checked out in the spring. If they come back I will let everyone know what we find.
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2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DN57U46
Thank you to all the replies , and to Frank [...] for getting the correct part number as the GM catalog was incorrect, All the repairs were correct way to fix the vehicle. got rid of the old codes and now as of late the vehicle returned with a new code P0222, with... Trouble codes: P0220, P2135 (App ciruit 2 fault).
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1965 Chevrolet Impala 5.4L AC Capacity VIN: 1G1AZ37AGE
Thanks very much for all your reply's to my help request.Many have stated I would be better off converting this system to a cycling clutch and after doing a little research,that's what I'm going to do.Money's a little tight right now(my bride of 37 years says ...
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2003 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L Fuel tank fill tube VIN: 1GBFG15T63
Thank you guys for the good replies.I took the fill tube and hose off and looked them over.There is no plastic vent tube inside the fill hose on this van.The fill tube and hose looked good.I performed the TSB #02-06-04-055 which is for difficulty filling vehi...
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2008 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L Manifold Runner VIN: 1C3LC46K58
the help that i received was great. i had ordered the intake runner motor and plugged it in and the motor never moved and the codes still persisted. i did notice that the shaft only moved a few degrees, but when i pulled the intake off it looks like this is al...
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2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG2AN8Y
WE WILL CALL THIS ONE FIXED. IT TOOK ADVICE FROM MY FELLOW TECHS TO MAKE ME STOP AND THINK. JUST BECAUSE I HEARD THE INJECTORS IN QUESTION CLICKING DIDNT MEAN THEY WERE GOOD. I DID AS MANY OF YOU SUGGESTED AND SWAPPED CYLINDERS AND THE CODE AND INTERMITANT MIS... Trouble codes: P0205 (Injector control circuit), P0206, P0300 (Multiple cyl. Missfire), P0306 (Cyl. 6 missfire), P0305 (Cyl. 5 missfire).
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 4.7L suspension VIN: 1D7HU18N17
Thank you to everyone that replied to my help request. The fix on this truck turned out to be failed lower control arm bushings even though they had been replaced two years ago by the servicing dealership according to the TSB for brake vibration. The inner bol...
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1995 Ford Escort 1.9L transmission VIN: 1FASP11J3S
The fix on this vehicle is going to be a transmission replacement. Due to the lack of history on the vehicle and the cost versus value of the repair the dealer that owns it has purchased a transmission from a yard 20 miles away. This prevents me from owning th...
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2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L steering VIN: 1FAFP53U41
Well, still waiting to get the vehicle back into the shop. Customer was in a big hurry to solve the problem, but as usual now not in a big hurry to do it. When I worked on the vehcile and did the flush the same sound was still there according to the customer. ...
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P85
thank you everyone for your help, this truck is finally fixed. I found out that the ficm was the culprit. THis truck is on its forth module now since new. First one was replaced in 2008, then it was sent out to the circuit board medic for a repair and never re... Trouble codes: P0335, P2614, P2617, P0262, P0265, P0268.
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2008 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDK38CX8
Unfortunately this one is going to the dealer for further diagnoses. I did some more research on this vehicle and found that this type of issue is not uncommon for this engine. Numerous blogs (can't remember what site) from Ford owners desribed this exact pr... Trouble codes: P0018 (Vct), P0021 (Vct).
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1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L brakes VIN: 1GTEC19M6V
First of all i want to apologize for not responding sooner,i needed some time off after this vehicle,lol i want to thank all of you for your help,especially Calvin. The problem turned out to be a brake line which was buried and could not see any leaks. In the ...
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM22912
We have checked Valve timing and everything looked good. We also tried to start it with the cam sensor unplugged. We suspect it is the computer but the customer wants to take it to the dealer. I will post what the problem was once the customer lets us know. Th... Trouble codes: P1298 (ELD circuit output high).
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2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hard to start VIN: 1HGES26862
thank 's to all ATN members,they were right the fule pump was leaking down,I replace the fuel pump and problem solved, thank you ATN team and let's keep the team together for good
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2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Power, Hard Start VIN: KNDJA72381
The customer did not approve more diagnostic time. Because of it's mileage, she decided to get rid of it.
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2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1J4GW48S43
THANKS TO ALL WHO REPLIED. WE DECIDED TO OPEN THE WIRING HARNESS NEXT TO THE ENGINE (CLOSE TO THE INTAKE AND FIREWALL) WHERE WE FOUND ONE OF THE COIL WIRES WAS GROUNDING WITH ANOTHER WIRE. WE REPAIRED THAT AND ALL IS FINE. THANKS TO ALL. Trouble codes: P1300 (1 igniter fault), P1305 (2 igniter fault), P1320 (5 igniter fault), 01325 (6 igniter fault).
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1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Driver's Seat VIN: WDBJF65H8X
Thanks to all who took time out of their busy lives to offer me advice. I followed the suggestions of several techs (Robert, Ralph, Douglas, and Michael) and disconnected main plug to control module under seat to reset, then moved seat all the way forward and ...
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2001 Mercedes-Benz E240 2.2L no start VIN: WDB2100621
Thanks you all guys for helping me out,but... no luck,i have checked all connectiions cleaned them, changed cam and crank sensor, there was no spark coming out of the plug wire, after doing all thing still the same code comin back, customer willing to take dea...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Accessories VIN: WDBJF65J02
I dont rec. what i did but that master window switch had a lot of dried out coke so i took it and washed it under the sink. Let it dry for 3 days and boom!! everything back to normal. Customer almost bough another benz but not anymore.
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2007 Nissan Sentra S 2.0L intake VIN: 3N1AB61E27
Thanks for the info I needed guys. The common concerns, the item I was the most worried about was a tendency for the Catalyst to come apart, with the engine ingesting the pieces and ruining rings and cylinder walls.The cat is ok Oil level and pcv function were...
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1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BK4354X
thanks to all who replied. i replaced the MAF but the problem wasn't fixed. I tested the cam and crank sensors and found them to have good patterns. I focused my attention back to the coil since thats where the problem began. I found that wiggling the wiring h...
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2005 Subaru Outback XT Limited 2.5L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S4BP48C85
Well, this is weird. The owner found that there was still some warranty left on the car, so he made an appointment with the selling dealer, which is about 30 miles form here. He was on his way there and a few miles from the dealer he got mad at the car and s...
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1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAPM6ZN9T
Well I fixed the this truck. Robert, Bill, Steve, and Tracey was right. It was the factory o2 sensor was installed and fixed it. Drive it for awhile and the same codes came up. It was still rich reading on the scan tool. Drive it somemore and it cleared up .It... Trouble codes: P0130 (Heated O2 circuit malfunction bank 1 sensor 1), P0133 (Heated O2 circuit slow response bank 1 sensor1).
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1NXBR12E41
After my update I never received any solid information on the compression readings in relation to this problem. The engine compression is the only thing that has been found to be below specs and after questioning the customer further the engine has been using ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean o2), P0300 (Missfire), P0301 (1 Cyl Missfire), P0302 (2 Cyl Missfire).
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2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWM72N93
Well I recieved 6 replies to this one. A few of you were suspicious of fuel problems as was I. The coil code was on # 1 cylinder and James hit the nail on the head when he said unplugging a coil on this system is like adding fuel to a fire. The PCM wants to se... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coilA primary circuit).
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2007 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5L Solenoid B VIN: JTMBK32V87
Thanks for the ideas, all were very helpful in completing this repair. I went in and checked the solenoids, they all ohm'd out within spec (5.0-5.6), I then disconnected the transmission from the TCU and applied power to the suspected solenoids, all seemed to...
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L abs, steering, trans. engine VIN: WVWAK73CX6
Thank you all for your replies controller was removed and electronically inspected. It was found to be faulty. Customer picked up car and we are looking for a "used" controller.
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