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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUAT48H13
Car came in for a no crank. Not getting signal to starter from neutral safety switch. Am not able to communicate with TCM. Power and grounds are good. Question is can we put a used Transmission Control Module in it? Will it have to be programmed? We have the o...
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1998 BMW 323i 2.5L Lighting VIN: WBABJ7326W
please help bmw tech a buudy of mine wanted turn signal switch replaced for no left side signal new switch still no ls signal 4 ways flaher works checked fuses there good i do not work on bmw on a regular basis thanks for help jimmy
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2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L Wiper VIN: WBAGJ0344Y
This vehicle came in with the customer stating that the wipers stay up when he turn the wiper switch off or the ignition switch off. They stay up right, they work normal when you turn the wiper switch in the different position but only stay up on windshield wh...
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2005 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WBABW33485
Intake exploded? The vehicle was towed in. Customer had complained about how much bmw wanted to charge them to repair his vehicle and brought it to us. The vehicle came in backfiring out of the intake and barely running. After smoking the intake I found a lar...
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2006 BMW 530i 3.0L Battery VIN: WBANE73536
I have this BMW that the battery went dead I was able to get started with jump pack. Charged battery up and tests good. I installed amp meter in line to see draw after almost 2 hours of sitting had a 1.89 amp draw started pulling fuse and I have several that w...
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L locks/mirrors/windows VIN: 1G4CW52K8Y
Followed complete electrical circuit.i have good grounds @ all 3 modules.ddm /pdm/rm.c/k generic buss line/lite blue wire,continuity to all three modules.class 2 buss line also fine.No communication with ddm module through Tech2.Where am i going wrong.Any help...
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1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK29N3R
Hi all, we have tried everything on this truck. It is almost exactly the same as the post from Chuck Rush May 8, 2009. The truck came in with a faulty fuel pump. We changed it and repaired a cracked PCV hose to get it running. It will stall right after startin...
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1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L T Case VIN: 1GNDT13W0X
Auto 4WD & 2WD light on all the time, no codes. Push 4WD high or low and lights blink, t-case control module clicks and you can hear a clunk from encoder. The 4WD high or low light will flash for a while and then go back to Auto 4WD light only or Auto 4WD and ...
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L connector body VIN: 1GCGK13U61
This vehicle has a factory oil cooler. There is a brass threaded plug that has an o-ring, it goes into the body of the hose assembly that fits flat up to the engine block by the oil filter. This is a manifold looking assembly, much like an AC manifold that att...
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 8.1L crank sensor VIN: 3GNGK23G62
best way to remove broken crank sensor
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2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.2L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1ZT51F56
this car came in misfiring on cyl 1 &4,replaced module after testing car ran good for 3 days,came back misfiring on cyl 1&4 replaced coil module & ignition module,ran good for 3 days came back misfiring on cyl 1&4,removed autolite spark plugs & replaced w/ac p... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304
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2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Misfires VIN: 3B7HF13Y8Y
This vehicle misfires. No codes. When doing it it feels like it is losing fuel pressure. Throttle body is clean , all sensors are in spec. The wires coils and plugs and rotor are all new. Engine vacuum remains high so no obstructions Once it goes off the LT an...
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2004 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L instrument cluster VIN: 1D4HB58D24
hi and thanks for helping. when ever you turn on the wipers the dash indicator lights come on, abs, mil, airbag, charging, and the tach drops to zero and if you shut off the trk and leave it that way it will kill the battery. it has a whole bunch of codes, the...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L hvac VIN: WD0PD74456
Hello Gents, I have pulled the heater controls from dash on this Sprinter to check cable operation and mode doors. I lubricated the control and cables, everything seems to be working correctly. I can get heat from the dash vents and floor but not the defrost v...
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1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Temp Gauge VIN: 1FMDU32X5V
I have this 97 explorer that will not read temp on the cluster, I have checked wiring all the way to cluster. Sensor replaced. ECT for ECM is working. Replaced cluster with one from the bone yard. Same results. This is a flordia vehicle. Any suggestions.
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2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Ac VIN: 1FAFP4046Y
There is no power coming to the AC clutch from the Constant Control Relay Module/clutch relay. The AC fuse in the under hood panel has 12 volts and 12 volts are found at CCRM terminal 21 from that fuse. CCRM terminal 23 is properly connected to the cluch coil....
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2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Door Ajar VIN: 1FMDU73E12
Vehicle came in complaining of radio stays on after door is opened with no key in ignition. I noticed door ajar light stays on and theoretically it doesnt make sense that the radio will stay on but suggested fixing this item first as the radio will go of after...
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2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Control Panel VIN: 1FTPX12544
Hello to all. I am hoping for someone to be able to save my rear and bring me back from the abyss. This F-150 came to me with the A/C panel not working at all. No communication with scan tool. Doesn't light up at all. Following Mitchell's flow chart I tested f...
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2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L transmission VIN: 1FDXF46P24
Please need input.Truck got towed in shop. Starts up and wants to go foward in all gears and even in neutral and park! Loads up in park will not rev past 1200. Codes P0720 output spd sensor. P0751 shift sol. A. P0756 shft sol B. P0766 shft sol. D. P2700 trans ...
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2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L false warning light VIN: 1ZVFT80N95
Hey all, car came in with issue with fuel gauge inop., diagnosed bad instrument cluster. Ordered dorman unit and installed. Correct fuel gasuge issue. Now all brake warning lights are on. Used IDS to program new cluster. ABS, red brake warning and sid warning ...
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2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Cuts out, Anti theft light fli VIN: 1FAHP34N06
Looks like the customer replaced battery. He states the anti theft light flickers while driving,cuts out. Key looks very worn, so i replace it and try to program and the anti theft light flickers, fuel pump sounds like coming on and off, along with sensors on ... Trouble codes: B1601
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2006 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L stumble VIN: 1FAFP28156
hello all, i have this ford that when you start it first thing cold it will start right up, low chuggle idle, then flare up to normal fast idle. fuel pressure does not bleed off to fast and coolant not low. hard to check out when it needs to sit for at least 6...
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2007 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 3FAHP07137
I don't know if I have one or more problems.It has a draw and I'm wondering about the sjb, from what I can tell it is the fuse block by the drivers feet.It takes 3 fuses pulled to stop the draw. I did find write ups for the problem with the sjb.I will remove a...
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2003 GMC Safari 4.3L steer box VIN: 1GTDM19X23
Hello I replaced power steer pump and pressure hose because of a leak . I then ran van with wheels off the ground tested for leaks , found none , tested power steering seemed great , lowerd van and backed out and discoverd no power steer or brakes. Raised van ...
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2010 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L Power Steering VIN: 1GKLVMED0A
Hey guys.. Here's my odd problem. I have this 2010 Acadia that just got passed its warranty. At idle the steering wheel is soft and has good ease to it. As soon as you press the gas pedal and get the RPMs above 1000-1500 the steering turns rock solid and as y...
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1988 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Struts VIN: 1HGCA6287J
Thanks in advance for your assistance, just a little question-- does the front strut have enough room to slide out of the wishbone without having to remove the wishbone? I was able to get the pinch bolt out, but of course, the lower thru bolt is frozen. I don'...
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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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2004 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L No Start VIN: SAJWA74C54
Car stalled in bay on restart after test drive (see related repair history), code flagged was P0191. I used SDD/IDS to diagnose, re-flashing the ECM was mentioned in several of the recommended candidates. So I cleared codes and re-flashed. After re-flash I w...
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2004 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on, stays in open loop VIN: SAJEA01T44
this car was sent from another shop, check engine light on. scanned w/ auto ingenuity and baum iscan and both showed code p1646(ho2s b1s1). replaced sensor with no change. found ecm is only grounding precat o2s heaters for less than 10 seconds when engine firs... Trouble codes: P1646
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1989 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Power Steering VIN: 1J4FJ78L4K
Thanks in advance for any help. I have this old 89 cherokee thats giving me hell. IIt came in to do a laundry list of previously recommended work. In that list was to replace the power steering gear box and pump because they were both leaking severly. After th...
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2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GL58KX5
This Jeep runs great except for a rough idle condition that is consistent. It is noticeable when sitting in the driver's seat and doesn't matter whether the engine is cold or hot. We have smoke tested for intake leaks and found nothing major; slight smoke from...
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2004 Kia Optima LX 2.7L Unknown VIN: KNAGD12814
I have an odd one here. I'm really not sure if this is the transaxle or not. This lady was going down the highway at around 60mph and she said it was just like somebody slammed into the rear of the car. She pulled over and her and the lady with her got out to ...
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1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L Engine VIN: JM2UF3135L
Have a customer who is crazy about his Mazda's. We have his 1990 B2200 in the shop now awaiting a repair decision with a worn out engine. He has a 1992 B2600 that has been totaled, but the drivtrain is fine. Also has a 1988 Mazda MX-6 as a spare car. What he...
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1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L odometer VIN: WDBHA28E1S
Odometer will loose accumulated mileage if battery is disconnected. This is a salvage car that we got a few years ago just for the engine but decided to put back on the road. It's been stored outside without a battery and now we're just using a jump box to dri...
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1997 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM58SSV
Does anybody know how to fix water from getting into the dpfe sensors on Ford products?
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L Noise VIN: WMWRC33595
Thank you in advance, customer states hears roaring noise coming from front end of vehicle.can verify, when using a stethescope on a lift both wheel bearing sound farely quiet, heard loudest noise from carrier bearing on right front axle, replaced,noise still ...
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2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.8L #4 cylinder VIN: 4A3AK34T67
Vehicle was driven into shop running poorly and smoking badly. Customer played really innocent. When we started it up there was no doubt it was running on a fuel oil. Asked customer who admitted it ran OK untill he fueled it. We pumped off the remaining fuel ...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Drivability VIN: JN8DR09Y62
Check engine light is on, p1140 intake timeing solenoid circuit bank 1 no signal to ecu. The PID data show 0% for bank 1 as compared to bank 2. Sometimes but rarely it will show a slight fluctuation and back to zero when accelerating. I think the sensor is fau...
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1994 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GMDU06L5R
Job went like silk, but cranks with no start, no spark, no injector pulse. New cranks sensor, no rpm signal. Ran coming into shop. Found 4 ground wires broke under icm.1 powers up fuel pump.I have both injector wires hot on front injectors.When unplug injector...
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2006 Pontiac GTO 6.0L Inner Tie Rod VIN: 6G2VX12U26
I can not find a inner tie rod for this rack and pinion oem says service in rack and pinion only. GM guys is this true. not servicable.thanks in advance
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2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L door open indicator light in dash display VIN: 4S4BP61C95
Rear gate open indicator lamp (in instrument cluster) is on all the time. It started on bumpy roads only blinking occasionally. Then the light has continued to remain on more and more until now it is on all the time. I replaced the rear gate latch with new dea...
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1967 Volkswagen Beetle 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out
i installed a rebuilt solex 30 pict-2 carb. checked and set timing to proper mark. installed a new fuel pump, repaired a broken ground wire to the condenser, replaced fuel filter,checked for vaccum leaks... after warm up engine will not idle! if i slightly clo...
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1992 Volkswagen Corrado SLC 2.8L Horn VIN: WVWED4507N
I guess I should not complain, It is work. This VW's alarm horn goes off and will not shut off. Door lock cycles do not shut it off. Somedata has the incorrect location, and My dealer cannot help. Looking for the alarm module location. We looked and pulled r/s...
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2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Engine VIN: 9BWBS21J61
In order to prevent any damage to the engine the mechanic decided to check compression and re-check the timing marks (everything is where it should be). I checked the spark plug in Cylinder#1 and it is totally black. I am going to check the physical condition...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSD29M81
Timing belt broke, replace cylinder head, cam seals leaking, repair pcv system no more leak from seals, Know the engine is missing setting a miss fire code for cylinder 1 and 4, replace spark plugs and coil, missing is still there, check compression 150 on all...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L fault sets, no MIL VIN: 3VWTH69M73
My specific question is: In the fault code description, what does "Range 1" mean? Some history. Car came in for MIL with EVAP, small leak fault (purge valve not sealing), the lean fault in question and Cat efficiency fault. For the lean fault I noted that the ... Trouble codes: P1151 (Long Term Fuel Trim Additive Air Bank 1 Range 1 System too Lean)
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3VWRR69M64
Intitial work on this direct injected VW was replacement of the turbo and vane position sensor. Car had good power after these were replaced, still set code for fuel temperature sensor and customer complained of hard starts cold. Did both coolant and fuel temp...
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1999 Volvo C70 2.4L engine VIN: YV1NK56D7X
Used Vida to read all codes in all computers. The only engine computer code was ECM-720A Immobilizer communication - signal missing. There were no codes in the immobilizer computer. There is only one key. Volvo Technical Journal RTJ8853 address this code. It w...
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2004 Volvo S40 i 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1MS38234
no start have good compression good spark injector pulse dropped exhaust good fuel pressure still no start. can not get into immobilizer modules with our scanner any ideas
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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L All gauges VIN: WBAAM3339X
Quoted a new cluster to the customer but he went ahead and took it may bring it back later. Thank you to all that replied
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2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L rf wheel VIN: 3G5DA03E84
Iam puttting thhis in the fixed file, but cust only wanted what could be the problem??? The replies were Very helpfull, Here are some of them. Bad cailper pins, wheel bearing, rotor out of line, possible bad wheel, these are the most popular, I know that the w...
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2005 Buick LaCrosse CXL 3.8L headlamps VIN: 2G4WD53205
The car came into me with intermittent headlights. We all know how much we love intermittent problems, they can cost the customer a lot of money and of course we usually eat some time as well. I would like to thank all of the I.A.T.N members for taking the t...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L whine VIN: 1G6DM57N73
without making you read 1000 words of junk---the person that installed the aftermarket pump had kinked the cross over feed tube to the other side. now the 1000 words of junk---I did try duplicating the issue with a battery charger but to no avail. It was a ...
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2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L right side low beam VIN: 1GYDE63A14
Thankyou to the members who respondeded. As I stated in my post we had power and grounds coming into the ballast(I called it a module) no power leaving the ballast. I switched the complete assembly from left to right and the low beam lit. I then switched the b...
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2007 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.2L Drivers Heated Seat VIN: 1GYFK66817
I JUST INSTALLED THE TED UNIT FOR THE DRIVERS SEAT BACK. EVERY THING IS WORKING PROPERLY. I DIDN'T REALIZE IF ONE HEATER WAS OUT THAT BOTH ELEMENT WOULD STOP WORKING THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP.
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1986 Chevrolet C30 Custom 7.4L shifting VIN: 1GCHC34W3G
I had been thinking governor as most suggested.Had recently had governor replaced elsewhere for no shift.Gear wasn't stripped according to customer,the end with the weights was loose and flopping around.I had a 400 in the shop that I have rebuilt for another v...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55K01
Thanks to everyone for the help, was able to obtain a used OEM MAF sensor from another car and that cleared it right up, will not be buying aftermarket MAF sensors anymore. Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF circuit Low), P0171 (Lean bank 1).
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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF52E93
After wasting no less than 7 days agonizing over this pos and following alldata diagnosics to the letter- only to lead to a false diagnosis- I found the solution by swapping parts(like a true shadetree mech). It needed a new(used) ecm, even though the supply ... Trouble codes: P0336.
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNEK13Z84
Thanks to everyone that responded the fix was a new transfer case computer.
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2003 Chrysler Sebring LXi 3.0L ECU immobilzer VIN: 4C3AG52HX3
Thanks for all recieved help answers. Unfortunatly this car is not fixed yet. It has been at the dealer and they are scratching their heads. (This is the second dealer. The first one gave up.) Currently they are working with the Chrysler engineers trying to fi...
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2009 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Starting VIN: 2A8HR44E69
the fix was the win module/ignition switch assembly, reprogrammed with 2 new keys and down the road. two other mechanics had checked the van out previous, both stating that it was the shifter assembly causing the no- crank situation. customer was glad he broug...
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2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1D4GP24R96
Well I first want to say thank you to the people who read a assisted with my post. It turns out that the MAP sensor was dropping out at times and that the IAC was also a little on the lazey side. Repaced MAP and IAC , relearned idle parameters and all is good!... Trouble codes: P0107, P0171 (1/1 system lean).
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L front air conditioner VIN: WD0PD544X6
We're going to call this a fix. Van's been out for 2 weeks. We had no reference for the amount of refrigerant to put in this system. We finally settled on 4.5 lbs. We did eliminate the heater valve early on as the suction line wasn't getting cold. At 4.5 l...
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2007 Dodge Nitro R/T 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 188GU58647
Simon was right after removing the plenum we found the tuning valves seized, intake manifold needed relacement,tuning valves were seized. Trouble codes: P1004, P1005.
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2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck TRX4 5.7L fuel tank VIN: 1D7HU16287
pulled the fill hose of the tank to filler neck and found that the rubber filler hose had came apart inside and was blocking the flow new hose and all is well Thanks for your help Dave [...]
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2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L knock noise VIN: 1FTRW08L41
would like to thank all who replied-- replaced intake manifold with OE, noise I described is completely gone! Have used Dorman manifolds on other applications, but now never again!
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2006 Ford Expedition King Ranch 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU17586
Well haven't fixed this one yet. We verified that oil pressure was sufficient. We put 40W oil in it just to see if that would change anything and it didn't.Reset KAM everytime and P0340 returns within 5 seconds of start up.I was informed that the waveforms fro... Trouble codes: P0340, P0344 (Cam Sensor Circuit Malfunction Intermittant).
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L blower motor VIN: 1GKDT13S32
We took the Throttle body off the vehicle and cleaned it. This fixed the problem. I thank everyone who commented, your feedback helped a lot. Thank you all.
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1996 Honda Prelude S 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBA8146T
Thanks for all the replies. I had 11 in all. Most all replies refered to distributor, ignition switch, or main relay. We find out there was no signal from the computer to the igniton module, check the wire and replace the used computer, the car running good no...
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2007 Honda Ridgeline RTL 3.5L Intake system VIN: 2HJYK16587
I finally got this one figured out! Received good replies, but I had already checked out every one of them. When I checked codes again, there was another code that never came up with P2279 (Air intake leak). The other code was P2138 (throttle angle sensor). ...
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2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L cat. efficiency VIN: SAJEB51D62
thank you to all those who replied. the costumer will drive the car for a few weeks to try to burn/clean the KAT up. if the catalytic efficiency codes come back, will replace the KATS until then. Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst system efficiency below thresholdbank 1), P0430 (catalyst system efficiency below thresholdbank 2).
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2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L engine VIN: 1YVGF22C1Y
removed vc gasket to check vales,oil drain back holes ect. all looked good 90% shure that valve guide in #2 cylinder is bad because of build up of carbon on spark plug . customer took the advise from me and his wife!!!to not open up the engine with high milege...
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2002 Mazda Miata SE 1.8L Driveshaft hops VIN: JM1NB353X2
HI there everyone and thanks for the help and sending advice. This customer ended up not being concerned in the least with the hopping but what was the root cause of her concern was an intermittent missfire due to a carbon tracked plug wire. Only when i call...
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2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata Touring 2.0L Surge VIN: JM1NC25F06
Sorry folks for delayed post on this one. Car was at the shop for almost a week, we drove it for few dozen miles and were not able to duplicate. Customer decided to pick it up and drive it untill the problem becomes to be more consistent. Thank you so much fo...
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2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Variable Timming VIN: JM3ER29387
I would like to thank all that helped. This request was poorly written with little information. Your help was very useful. It was just a matter of reinstalling the new actuator in the same position. Aligning the cams with the proper tools. Thanks again. Raymo...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF82J95
we replaced the left side fuel pump which had the fuel tank pressure sensor built it. the new Delphi pump looks like the GM type with sensor which is serviceable separately. this car has two fuel pumps and both need to removed when one or the other needs chan...
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2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Mechanical VIN: JN8DR09Y53
REPLACE USED TRANSFER CASE FIX THE PROBLEM. IF THIS IS THE FIRST TIME YOU DO IT, THIS IS A 5 HRS JOB. THANK YOU AGAIN.
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2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Compression VIN: 1N4AL11D45
Cyls were in fact washed down. Removed spark plugs and dried out. Put 1oz of oil in each cyl. Disconnected fuel injectors and spun engine to remove excess oil. Rechecked compression and returned to normal. Found when cyls washed down the engine lost about 60% ...
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2008 Nissan Versa S 1.8L powertrain VIN: 3N1BC13E28
WHEN THIS CAR WAS TOWED IN WE WERE TOLD PREVIOUS SHOP HAD IT FOR OVER 2 WEEKS. THEY REPLACED TRANS AND ONE SENSOR BUT PROBLEM STILL REMAINED. NOW AFTER JUST 2 DAYS THEY ARE TOWING IT OUT FROM US TO THE DEALER. ONE REPLY SAID CLEAN THROTTLE BODY. THE PROBLEM WA...
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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2WP1219W
Inspected crank sensor connector and wiring looks to be in good shape. Just went ahead and replaced the crank sensor car now starts and runs as should. I will be reading TechHelp postings to try to help others as you guys have helped me. Thank you
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2003 Saturn L200 2.2L Dome Lamp, 3rd Brake light VIN: 1G8JU54F93
First of all let me say thanks to everyone that responded. This is an invaluable tool. It turns out tat I pulled part of the headliner down and traced the wiring loom of the third brake light and done lamp down the right pillar to the passenger kick panel and ...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSD29MB1
check the pcv system was parsel plug, replace pcv valve and some of the hoses, recheck the cam seals, the leak is fixed.
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2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L No Start VIN: Y1SW58DD11
thanks to those that replied. larry and robert were spot on about it being the crank sensor. they provided very helpful information, and i learned some new stuff. larry told me about how the tachometer on these cars will rise to 100-200 rpm while cranking i...
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