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1998 Audi A4 2.8L torsen differential VIN: WAUED28D5W
Audi techs, i have this a4 with a leak at the torsen differential that is attached to the back of the transmission. One of our techs replaced the tailshaft seal to fix a leak. The car came back soaked on the underside from the cats back. I steam cleaned the un...
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1987 BMW 535i 3.5L Unknown
I've got a strange problem with two symptoms that may or may not be related. When you apply the brakes normally, the red brake light flashes momentarily as you apply them. If you apply them really slow, the light doesn't come on at all, no matter how hard you ...
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1998 BMW M3 3.2L Fuse VIN: WBSBK9338W
Hello we have a 1998 bmw m3 air bag light and rollbar light on the dash.no communication to srs module.srs fuse #42 blows as soon as soon as ignition turned on. Any help thank you
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2001 BMW 330xi 3.0L Inner axle seal VIN: WBAAV53471
Greetings, This 4WD BMW has a heavy gear oil leak from the FRONT passenger side inner axle seal and it is getting on the exhaust and making a real stinky mess. We did replace both inner seals a year ago when we did some front end work. The axle plugs into what...
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2005 BMW X5 4.8is 4.8L Suspension VIN: 5UXFA93515
This vehicle came in with the legend in the dash stating self level suspension inactive. There were two codes stored: 116 Reservoir pressure remains constant when filling and 050 CAN bus fault. We cleared these codes and the compressor did start working but th...
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1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L vent valve VIN: 1G6KD54Y8X
hello guys, this 1999 cadillac deville came in with a check engine light (PO446). after diagnosing the car, i replaced the vent valve. light went away for four days, then came back on. customer brought car back, had the same PO446 code. changed the fuel tank p...
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1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G1FP21F4K
Hi This Camero is driving me nuts. It will start and run fine when the engine is cold. As soon as it reaches operating temp it develops a misfire. I have done all the the basic tests. Fuel pressure, Injector balance, vacuum leak. Removed valve covers to check ...
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2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT19W51
Hi Guys, This vehicle came to me from a local dealer. They had a reman long block installed,previous engine overheated. New ignition parts. They also installed a new IAC Valve. The truck idles rough hence the P0300. It has OEM ignition parts. Fuel pressure goo... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle speed High), P0300 (Random Multiple misfire)
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2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Stall, No Crank VIN: 2G1WW17E82
No crank, when starter system is bypassed, starts, then stalls. Security light does not flash, can comm w/BCM. When you turn the ignition to start, the cluster warning panel goes blank, and you only hear a click at the fuse block, then 3-4 seconds later it com...
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2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W52
Hey Fellow Techs. This blazer will set P0300 every road test. Class A Miss Fire so Check engine light is flashing during cruise. Vehicle runs great do not feel any misfire during cruise. Counters on scanner say #4 and #1 the worse. Replaced plugs,cap,rotor,wir... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
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2003 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L Injector hole coolan VIN: 1GBE4E1173
Truck came in with smoke blowing out the tail pipe smoke smell was like diesel told customer needed to open and check injectors pulled off driver side injectors found o-rings to be stretched and out of place pulled other side had hell trying to pull 2 injector...
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2006 Chevrolet Colorado 3.5L front diff VIN: 1GCDT136X6
I have a customer who just bought this 2006 chev colorado and the 4x4 is not working. when you try to put it in 4hi, 4low or neutral the light of what you have selected will flash. The transfer case does switch just fine but the front axle will not lock up. Th...
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L no abs, no traction control VIN: 2CNDL13FX6
abs and traction control are INOP
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2009 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L computer monitors VIN: 2CNDL13F09
Vehicle will not pass NYSE due to (2) monitors (EGR and Oxygen sensors) Proceeded with a computer reflash (No change). Checked charging and starting system. Cranking voltage remained above 9.8 volts. Replaced computer and flashed with latest update. Evap bay t...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L power windows, wipers, radio and heater VIN: 2C4GP54L85
We have this vehicle that is having electrical issues mostly when cold or damp outside. When you start the vehicle everything work fine then when you depress the brake pedal the radio, wipers, power windows and the heater all stop working. The under hood fuse/...
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1994 Dodge Stealth 3.0L Misfire VIN: JB3AM44H5R
I have in my shop a car when started cold runs terrible and when warmed up runs a little better but still misses on #4 and 6. plug off the fuel regulator return and it runs great. fuel pressure is fine, wonder if anyone has seen this problem its like the regul...
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28N71
Durango stalls very intermittently at idle, have not been able to experience while test equipment hooked up. This started after power steering switch pumped oil through the wiring into the PCM. We wanted to try a used PCM to see if it would fix this but it won...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L starter circuit VIN: 3B7KC26Z91
Vehicle came in running and starting every time. The problem happens when the vehicle is first started in the morning. The truck sits outside in the cold. Owner said the 20 amp starter solenoid fuse blew when he tried starting. After replacing the fuse truck w...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L a/c high pressure VIN: WD0PD74486
Hi I have a dodge sprinter that the a/c cools down but the high side pressure rises to 300psi until the condensor fan comes on and the pressure will go down to 250-225 psi but the pressure will rise right back to 300psi. But the a/c works and it gets to 45 deg...
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Transfer Case VIN: 3D7MX48C67
Truck will not come out of 4wd low koer...koeo truck will shift to and from 4wd low...switch and shift motor are working...does anyone have any idea could it be in the transfer case itself...help would greatly be appreciated
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2010 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L pads & rotors VIN: 2D4RN4DE3A
The brake pads on the front and rear wear out prematurely. The driver states that sometimes the brakes smell hot and one time one rear wheel was smoking. They took it to the dealer they said something was stuck. The dealer says there is nothing they can do to ...
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1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Right rear brakes VIN: 1FTJS34H8R
The brake performance of this carpenter's van has continued to deteriorate over the past 6000 miles. (unlike the previous 50,000) Complaints: right rear brake grabbing, locking first under load, dragging when e-brake cables are connected, overheating. It has b...
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2001 Ford Mustang GT Bullitt 4.6L O/D Light VIN: 1FAFP42X21
Have an intermittent flashing o/d light.trans will downshift from o/d to second and then back to third.had codes for torque converter solenoid.replaced all solenoids,internal harness,connector between internal and external harness,as well as external harness p...
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2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF07231
We haven't found any vacuum leaks, engine runs normally. I am aware that these vehicles have a history of intake leaks especially the isolator bolts and MAF problems however that would affect both banks and we only see lean running bank 2.I am wondering if a D... Trouble codes: P0402 (Egr excessive flow), P0174 (System too lean bank 2)
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L accelerates by itsel VIN: 1FTSW31PX4
This diesel will intermittantly accelerate by itself. It will happen at stop lights, or on the freeway. When it happens it only lasts about 3 seconds, and the customer has to stand on the brake to control truck. he has tried snaping the gas pedal, but no diffe... Trouble codes: P0603, P0470
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2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L long crank cold VIN: 1FAFP53205
Pulling my hair out, This car has a long crank time cold and sometimes it takes 3 or 4 times to get it to crank. We have done a fuel pump and filter and new plugs. In testing there is no codes , i have spark and noid as soon as i crank, fuel pressure is good a...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L engine VIN: 1FTSW21P76
Thanks for you time fellow techs: We have a clean 2006 F250 with a 6.0 Diesel 53K in mileage. Runs great, no codes, no cyl contribution faults. No coolant loss, EGR is clean, no coolant found in EGR bore or network. No complaints of oil consumption. Smokless c...
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2008 Ford Edge Limited 3.5L headlights VIN: 2FMDK49C28
hello and thank u in adv for ur time. I'm trying to help this cust keep his aftermarket hid headlight system( if i had a choice i would remove hid and reinstall oem headlight bulbs ) the problem i'm having is drl on, car in drive, the hid lights flicker and so...
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1997 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 5.7L Brake Pedal VIN: 1DGJC34R6V
97 3500 cab&chassis came in w/ low brake pedal red brake warning light coming on when brakes applied, but stopping the truck. Pedal firm near floor. Parking brake good- holds truck on hill even in reverse. Has had new front pads and are properly seated. Truck ...
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1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JHLRD1846X
This vehicle was brought in from a quick lube place after oil change and injector cleaning.What it does is on hard throtle accelaration it starts to die out and back fires,If you go easy on the gas it will rev up to 3500 rpm and reach cruising speed with no pr...
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2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Unknown VIN: JHLRD78815
Customer states a vibration during acceleration mostly around 20 mph. Inspected and found mounts for rear differential broken. We replaced all the mounts for the rear differential. Its a lot better but still has a vibration. Feels like its coming from the rear...
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2008 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1HGP26388A
Customer just bought this vehicle used and noticed that on cold starts a nasty noise from the motor and goes away. We verified it on cold starts and only happens 2 times and noise is gone and cant recreate it until it sits overnight. Changed the oil and filte...
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L compass/computer VIN: 4S2CE58X42
Is there any other battery that could have drained and it is causing the problem? How do I get these two things working again? I have done extensive research and found nothing helpful. This is my last chance. Any help will be really appreciated.
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L differential VIN: 1J46T37628
Sorry for the bogus vin, this is a phone quote. I have not seen the car. Customer complains of a whine in the rear differential on decel. Noise goes away if put in neutral. Does this sound like symptoms of a bad pinion bearing?
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4HR58225
This engine will only start with 1/4 pedal pushed down, Then you have to pump the gas pedal to keep it running at 2800 rpm. If you hold the throttle it will lose power & die. He believed the lifters were holding the valves open so the engine was kept running f... Trouble codes: P2172 (High airflow/vacuum leak detected. Instantaneous acceleration)
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: JT8GK13TXR
to the best group of people in the field(kissin up never hurts), i have a 94 lexus es300 from another shop here that has intermittant misfire on cyls. 1 3 5, according to modis. Havent been able to duplicate problem. the other guys replaced plugs with autolite... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
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1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8GK13T3R
This one is giving us fits! have replaced everything in the egr system but the egr valve itself. last time in we were going to replace the valve but found a split vacuum line, ran vehicle through 3 drive cycles with no more light, thought we had it. car runs g... Trouble codes: P0402 (egr system excessive flow.)
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1LNHM86SX3
Hello have this lincoln ls that has a consistent harsh 1-2 shift complaint. It is coming from another shop. They have replaced the transmission, ecm, various sensors, etc. The problem has not changed according to them. I have verified the complaint. Scannin...
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2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 5LMEU88H94
Hey Guys we have this Aviator that is have cooling system issues. What is going on is the customer stated he found the coolant tank was low and added 2/3 of a gallon of antifreeze and drove it to another local shop only 2 miles from his house and it was boilin...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L starter motor VIN: WDBFA67E5S
this SL will not start with key - I do not have SDS or a suitable scan tool to check codes for this car. I am getting power to the neutral safety switch with the key in run position, I do not have power to the solenoid on the starter. I can jumper terminals on...
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2007 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 5.5L Suspension VIN: WDDDJ72X37
Warning comes on for air suspension. Pulled code 5508- The pressure line system leaks. Any one familiar with this system that can give us a few hints? Thank in advance.
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Convenience 4.0L Noise VIN: 4M2EU47E26
Hi, techs this 2006 mountaineer have awful rubbing noise or growling noise like wet brake shoe on the left side it happen mostly when cold,the driver think it is coming from rear,someone heard it while he was backing up i thought it is coming from the front be...
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1997 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MR41R3V
check engine light still caming back with same code P0170 the freze frame is rpm 2348,coolant temperature 199f degrese,sort term fuel trim bank1 %16.4,long term fuel trim bank 1 %12.5,mph63,calculaded load valve %52 this happens afther a 20 or 30 minutes drive... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim malfunction bank 1)
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1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1NHJ5469KH
HI EVRYBODY I HAVE THIS CAR AND I WANT CHECK THE ignition relay for nissan maxsima 1998 .I COULD NOT FIND ANY INFORMATION EXCEPT THE LOCATION IF ANYONE CAN HELP ME TO GIVE ME SOME INFORMATION OR SEND WIRING DIGRAM.THANK YOU FOR EVRYONE SPEND TIME TO READ MY ME...
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2001 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on
all hoses look to be ok any sugg. from the nissan guys would be great thanx Trouble codes: P0440
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1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G2HX52K4S
Hello Everyone, We have a 1995 Bonneville with an odd problem. After starting the car for the first time of the day, it will idle fine. As soon as you try to give it a little gas, the idle goes up to 2,000-2,500, you hear a popping, and it cuts out. After tha...
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2003 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Lighting VIN: 3G2JB52F23
came in with no low beam headlites , bulbs are okay , have power to both sides of the low beam and high beam the high beams work but no low beams or daytime running lamps , went through the check chart and it says to replace the multifunction switch tried that...
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1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L shift linkage VIN: YS3D75B457
vehicle arrived at shop with broken shift linkage at trans removed and replaced linkage assembly with new factory unit after installation vehicle would not engage into reverse. consulted all data found adjustment procedure using feeler gauge and push pin to ad...
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2001 Saturn L300 3.0L Heater VIN: 1G8JW54R41
This vehile will not blow heat thru heater core. All functions work except no heat. If we put pressure tester on system heat will work. No evidence of head gasket or external leakage. Have tried to bleed system. Replaced heater core, water pump and thermostat ...
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2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L sunroof VIN: 5GZCZ23073
hey guys, just replaced a leaking throwout bearing and clutch master cylinder on this vue. now customer reports that the asc light on the sunroof is flashing all the time, roof works fine. the only thing i know of is i disconnected the battery to remove the st...
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2005 Subaru Outback XT Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Hello all, I'm working on a 2005 leg outback xt that sets a random p0638 I have followed the flow chart for the code and it has lead me to an ECM replacement. So, my question is can you put a used ECM in that vehicle? My thought on it is that you can not but I... Trouble codes: P0638
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2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L light on das VIN: 4T1BE32K25
How do I reset the "maintenance required" light on the dash? Thank you.
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2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3VWDC21V02
I have replaced MAF with 2 bosch reman 1 new aftermarket and finally with bosch new hasnt fixed issues. flashed computer with vrs 7.0 from dealer as of today still have same problem I have noticed that during my investigation the Throttle position sensor or m... Trouble codes: P0102 (Maf low signal), P0172 (Rich condition)
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Intake cam
After doing a valve job, the cams were set with the proper tool and the phaser was replaced. Car came back with intake cam out of time. Bolts were tight, cam did not slip. Then I loosened the bolt and reset the cam timing sprocket. Car comes back with same pro...
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1999 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW56D7X
This one has me stumped. Got the car in with driveability issues: missing, CTS light on, no power, P0134, P0030, and some other turbo sensor code. I found a loose connection on the bottom of the PCM (pin 67 purple/white wire turo sensor feed) after doing a wig... Trouble codes: P0134, P0030
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1999 Volvo V70 R AWD 2.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LV62D9X
car came in a month ago for scheduled maint. @ that time check eng lamp was burnt out. Only code was "check eng lamp circuit". After replacing the lamp went on 10 mile road test to verify all monitors had run & no codes. Car is back now w/ check eng lamp & co... Trouble codes: P0201 (1 injector signal missing), P0301 (1 cyl missfire), P0422 (cat efficency)
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2001 Volvo S60 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1RS61R91
Car brought in on the hook, battery dead. In the past, it had been primarily used by one daughter, then the other. Dad wants to use it now. Charged battery overnight, attempted to start but just cranks. After resetting faults, P0608, P0452 (evap pres sensor, ... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam position sensor fault), P1107 (unknown), P0608 (5V supply to ecm shorted to B or ground)
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2007 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L power brakes VIN: YV1RS59257
o7 volvo s60 2.5T no power brakes upon strt up ok after warmup.hello group have this volvo when started initially brake pedal very hard and no power assist,after little warm up or few pumps of pedal all is back to normal,replaced vac brake booster after failin...
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2008 Volvo V50 2.4i 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1MW382X8
Hello fellow Iatn Techs. We have here a 2007 Volvo V50 with a failed Steering Lock Control Module(SLCM), which we have installed, and now need to program. I am in need of some assistance from anyone who is familier with Volvo VIDA software. I recieved my DVD ...
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1999 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Valve rockers VIN: JH4DC4354X
Vehicle is fixed and customer is happy. Thank you all for assisting me in this repair. I am sure the explanation from the machine shop is weak at best, but I don't want to start pointing fingers either. Thanks again!
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1997 BMW 840Ci 4.4L Alarm VIN: WBAEF8321V
On the 840 wires from sensor went to an anti-theft control module. On the X5 wires from the sensor go to the General Module. Wired as follows: Pin #1 from old sensor to pin#4 on new sensor Pin #5 from old sensor to pin#1 on new sensor Pin #2 from old sensor to...
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2002 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L LH VANOS loose VIN: 5UXFB93S12
Consensus is the valves definitely bent on the driver's side with broken vanos, possibly on passenger side with chain being so loose. The other concern is he was driving the vehicle during the day with loud engine noise and oil pressure light being on. Some ...
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2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN83493
Thanks to those that replied to my post. This car has been a nightmare, but it is finally fixed. First we replaced high pressure fuel sensor on the fuel rail which took care of the 290f code. After exhausting all my resources on the miss fire issue, I calle... Trouble codes: 2913 (Output stage HPFI1 line 1), 2917 (Output stage HPFI2 line 2), 286D, 291A, 290F.
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2007 Cadillac DTS 4.6L right power window VIN: 1G6KD57YX7
Customer was here yesterday qand said the dealer reprogrammed the bcm. Thanks for all replies.
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBFG15RXV
Thanks to everyone who posted! The vehicle is fixed for now.Fuel pressure was too low.Different fuel pump modules were replaced,multiple fuel pressure regulators were installed as well as a complete injector asssembly.No local vendors had an adjustable regulat... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel trim lean), P0174 (Fuel trim lean).
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2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT14WXY
Well guys, I started from the beginning. I replaced both the fuel pump and the pressure regulator with GM factory parts. I also put in a fresh set of upper plenum gaskets while I was at it. Wouldn't ya know it, the fuel pressure is in spec, and the fuel tri... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L message center VIN: 1GCJK33102
OK, this beast is fixed! There is no info on testing the low coolant alert system on this truck in Mitchell. Most of the replies I got said to check for short to ground somewhere in the wire harness between the pcm and the coolant switch in the tank, as it tur...
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2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Hi speed LAN VIN: 1GCEK19J57
its fixed,thanks to all who replied me special thanks to Mark from Iowa,Dan asked why the fuse did not blown I do not know you can ask GM , the cause is VCIM I by- pass the module all module are communicating great. the thing which make me confused or did not ...
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2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) 2.7L cranking VIN: 2C3KA43R16
Well gonna close this one for now. The customer brought car back day after i posted this on here. When brought back, they said it hadn't acted up for a couple of days, but were going on a long road trip in a couple of days. I replaced the ignition switch again...
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2008 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Engine VIN: 2A8HR44H88
Replaced timing chain. Surprised to have this with low miles. Thanks to all who replied.
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B7LB31Z41
Hello and thanks for all 18 replies. After double checking power and grounds again, I sent the pcm to get checked and repaired. Obviously a very common problem. Dealer has them on back order, none in the local bone yards. It took 5 days for the turn around but...
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1996 Ford F-150 XLT 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX14HTK
10 out of 13 said pcm problem.I WAS ALREADY FAIRLY CERTAIN OF THIS BUT ALWAYS LIKE TO TOUCH ALL THE BASES.HAD REPLACED ALL THREE O2 SENSORS AND CK'D GROUNDS AT PCM.PCM WAS NOT GROUNDING HEATER CKT'S ON ANY SENSORS.FROM WIRING DIAGRAM IT LOOKS LIKE PCM MAY USE ... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155, P0141.
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1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Fuse 12 VIN: 2FAFP71W1X
Techs: Appreciate all the suggestions. I narrowed down the short in the transmission and pulled the pan. Checked all solenoids and found a 1-2 shift solenoid out of specs. Replaced solenoids and all is great. Thanks again.
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2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP53UO2
HI ALL HAPPY TO SAY THIS CAR IS FIXED.THANKS TO JOSEPH FROM NORTH CAROLINA, SAID AIR FILTER COULD BE THE PROBLEM, HAD A RECENT NEW ONE IN IT, IT LOOKED GREAT HAD NO NAME ON IT SO DONT KNOW WHO MADE IT. PUT A NAPA FILTER IN IT, ALL GOOD NOW! STILL DONT BELIEV... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FTRF172XC
thank you for all the techs that took time to respond. i am closing this request due to customer needed vehicle. I do not have a confermed fix at this time. customer stated he will bring truck back at a later date. as soon as i get a chance i will post new fur... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
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2008 Ford E-150 XLT 5.4L Temp. Fuel Gauges Out Of Sync. VIN: 1FTPW14V48
i manually set the gauges and all is fine.yhe customer chose not to worry about the camera situation
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1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Trans. Fuse #24 VIN: 1GKDT13W5V
This 1 is fixed and out the door. I had noticed that the ignition key would not always go to the lock position. I replaced the key and tumbler with the same results. I checked the electrical part of the ignition switch. The suggestion from Lee in Maryland was ...
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2008 GMC C5500 Topkick C5C042 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDE5C1958
It has been almost a month with no problems so I'm going to call this one a fix. Replacing the MAF along with the pigtail was the fix. Those who recommended having the PCM reflashed have a valid point especially with the EGR recall reflash; it's real easy for ... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF sensor performance).
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2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5FNRL18062
Problem ended up being a combo of 2 things. First was all the valves was too tight. Readjusted the valves and vacuum went back up to 21 inHg. Second problem was exactly what Greg from Ohio stated. I found the two wires for the power steering pressure switch ...
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2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5FNRL18622
We can call this one fixed. Went over some of the replies and as i've seen before some take time to offer good advice and take time to look into the issue. For those people i thank you. We ended up with a new computer which resolved our issue. The original com...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM56643
i ended up pulling the valve cover off and i found a badly streched chain that had jumped time. i called honda and ordered all the psrts.. this customer got lucky and had no bent valves..thanks to everyone for your help Trouble codes: P1298, P1009, P2646, P0341, P0300, P0301.
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1990 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ58L7L
Fixing the wiring loom where it rubbed thru at the rear fuel rail bracket did the trick. It has been out about a week with no complaints to date. Thanks for everyone that responded.
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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Communication Codes VIN: 1J8GS48K87
Thanks to all who replied... did replace the ignition switch as recommended and let the customer take the car just because problem was so intermitant. It has been two weeks and have not heard from customer. Hopeing all is fixed, will update if customer does co... Trouble codes: U0103 (lost comm. with gear shift module), U110A, U0001 (can c bus), U0126 (lost comm. with steering angle sensor), U0401 (implausiable data recieved from ecm), U0429 (implausiable data recieved from steering control module).
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2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L Locks,Mirrors VIN: JTHBH96S36
Fix and delivered, it turned out to be the junction block behind the glove box it has the gateway ecu and a body control module in the same housing, everything works now, thanks.
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2001 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4M2ZV14T91
Thanks to all that replied ESPECIALLY TIM FROM WISCONSIN he hit the nail on the head. I scoped the injectors like he suggested and had two failing replaced #4 & #6 injectors (could not do all cust. did not have enough money). The vehicle now idles fine and t...
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2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L high beams/wiper intermittant/signals VIN: JA3AJ26EX3
Finally gave up. No report back from dealer yet. I did recheck all powers and grounds, using a 1157 bulb. All ok. Thanks to all who spent time, and your welcome to come to my retirement party soon. Donald [...]
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1994 Nissan D21 XE 2.4L Timing VIN: 1NGSD16Y4R
sorry about late close. swore i already did. the problem was the oil pump shaft position. pulled pump, moved one tooth, all fine. thanks to all who responded.
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2008 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL21E18
Thanks for all your help guys, as we all suspected bad ecm, replaced it and car is running great.. back probed ecm found low results and same results at the ignition coil. Trouble codes: P0302.
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1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais S 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1G3NF14D1L
i put a ac delco coil tower on and it fixed it.sorry i took so long to post a fix. i appreciate the help. keith
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2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L MIL Lamps VIN: 1GWX52H8YF
Owner has decided not to fix this automobile. Thanks to all for your help. We did decide it does appear to be a ECU problem.
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2008 Toyota Highlander 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEES41A58
only closing this because of time restraints. sent car to dealer 2 weeks ago and they haven't figured it out yet either. must be a good one Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 misfire), P2240 (Sensor pumping current bank 2 sensor 1), P0174 (System lean bank 2).
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Interior Lights VIN: WVWPD63B31
Thanks for the help. Interior lights were fixed by replacing Comfort Control Module under driver side carpet. This allowed interior light to work, but still were inop from driver door. Replaced driver door latch assembly for this concern. To reprogram key-fob ...
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1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Clutch VIN: YV1LS5546W
THANK YOU ALL RELY THIS YEAR AND MODEL DOES'N HAS CLUTCH SAFTY SWITCH I GET . I TOLD CUSTOMER HE OK WITH. THANK YOU AGAIN.
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2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L Hesitation VIN: YV1LS56D0Y
I want to thank everyone for spending their time to help me with this vehicle. I spent alot of time with this problem and others on this car. The car also gave me an ABS code,after my help request and through doing research on iATN I found out that it could ca...
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2008 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Alternator VIN: YV4CY982X8
Thank you all. the alternater problem like most of you guys point out,These have a problem with the nut holding the drive pulley for the accessory drive belt coming loose. And i be able to clean it up and locktite it and bring it back to normal charging mode....
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