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2008 Acura TSX 2.4L ignition fuse VIN: JH4CL96948
Vehicle was towed in for a no crank condition. We found fuse 23 (ignition) in the underhood fuse box blown. This is a three leg 50 amp fuse and the leg that powers the ignition switch was blown. The owner had been removing the battery for diagnosis. I installe...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L trans leak VIN: WAUED54B51
do not know what is causing the fluid to leak out the breather, also installed a reman torque converter. please help
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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L tcc solenoid p0741 VIN: WAULT64B22
hey guys, i got this 02 audi a6 3.0 auto trans that keeps throwing code p0741 which is tcc solenoid circuit or stuck off. there is a tsb that torque converter internal seal leaks and its slipping. the car drives fine. ones the code went off on its own and than...
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2006 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L Srs VIN: WBXPA93496
Hi all in IATN land. This X3 cam in with the SRS light on and a passenger occupancy sensor code. Replaced sensor and cleared code. I now have a #114 code. The code description is seat back lock K BUS. Is there a problem with the installation, or does the SRS n...
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2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L various
customer calls with complaint of "trans failsafe program" message. comes in next day and message is gone. comes and goes. when it comes on the radio blinks out as does some other convenience features. scanned with launch (best i can do) vehicle voltage is 13.7...
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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Engine/trans Vibration VIN: N0TAVAVA1W
Hey everyone, im new to this so i hope i give enough information! thanks in advance for all the ideas. Currently at the shop im working on a 98 park ave 3.8L, it has a very loud vibration when the vehicle is steered at all to the right(slight or hard turns don...
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2006 Buick Terraza CXL 3.5L abs VIN: 5GADV33L56
This Buick Terraza will turn on the ABS and stability control lights on the dash. You can start the vehicle and it will run and not turn them on. You can push the brake pedal and it will not turn them on BUT if you turn the steering wheel from rht to left it w...
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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Rear Defoster
Rear defoster stays on all time if turn switch on and off does not turn off
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T8Y
Customer said runs rough cold and hesitates cold. Smoke tested intake and found leaking gaskets. repaired and cleared codes. Mass air flow did not come back but it still has high fuel trim and seems to idle a little funny. dont have time to wait for it to get ... Trouble codes: P0101, P0161, P0463
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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500 8.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 3GNGK23G52
Vehicle died on highway, no start, fuel pressure reads 65psi, have changed crank and cam sensors. No codes with snapon scanner.Cylinder one fires when first cranked, then nothing after that. No others fire at all. The security light no longer flashes, maybe so...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Drive-axles VIN: 1GNEK13Z82
Ok What I want to know if some has had this problem before. This truck feels like you are in 4 wheel drive when you are in 2 wheel drive. Only when you are turning the front axles bind. I have front drive shaft out and Front Axle Actuator out still binds when ...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Drive-axles VIN: 1GNEK13Z82
Ok What I want to know if some has had this problem before. This truck feels like you are in 4 wheel drive when you are in 2 wheel drive. Only when you are turning the front axles bind. I have front drive shaft out and Front Axle Actuator out still binds when ...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Drive-axles VIN: 1GNEK13Z82
Ok What I want to know if some has had this problem before. This truck feels like you are in 4 wheel drive when you are in 2 wheel drive. Only when you are turning the front axles bind. I have front drive shaft out and Front Axle Actuator out still binds when ...
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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Drive-axles VIN: 1GNEK13Z82
Ok What I want to know if some has had this problem before. This truck feels like you are in 4 wheel drive when you are in 2 wheel drive. Only when you are turning the front axles bind. I have front drive shaft out and Front Axle Actuator out still binds when ...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L alternator VIN: 1GNEK13Z43
Hello thanks in advance, customer states he replaced battery and ever since it does not want to idle when warm- no codes, can visually see all lights flickering and voltage guage on dash bounces between 11-14ish at idle, runs great right after startup untill i...
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Headlamps VIN: 1GNEK13T03
Gm techs i have a wierd one here. This tahoes headlamps flicker but faintly. The customer says he notices this in the dash illumination also but i did not.the battery and altornater are new. We have gone to the extent of putting a scope in place of the bulbs b...
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L shift linkage VIN: 1GNEC16Z94
Vehicle jumps out of gear , owner - driver , claims shift lever will move from drive to neutral, happens during take off . This is happening with several drivers , I have driven this vehicle several times and not duplicated problem. I have checked while drivin...
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 3.5L ATC-transfer case shifting VIN: 1GCDT19625
Vehicle came with with complaint of 4wd operation erratic-shifts to 4H sometimes when commanded, sometimes not. When commanded to 2wd vehicle would sometimes shift right away, and sometimes down the road a ways. Raised on hoist and found front axle mechanical ...
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2008 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L No Start VIN: 2G1WB58K38
This car has an aftermarket remote starter installed and the technician burned the theft deterent module by accident. So he replaced it with a used module and towed the car in my shop for a reflash. I put the Tech2 with Tis2Web and reflash the VTD with the rig... Trouble codes: P0633 (Theft Deterrent Key Not Programmed), B3935 (57- Transponder Authentication Error), B3031 (00- Security System Controller In Learn Mode)
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2010 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L no heat at idle VIN: 2G1WA5EN2A
back flushed heater core & changed thermostat
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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LTZ 6.6L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out
My fathers truck that my shop services, we know well, and always do the services before they are due. That said,recently the cluster says that the exhaust fluid is low when it actually is full. Every time it states this I get a phone call. He stops in and we t...
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2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 3.0L dash lights VIN: 4C3AG52H52
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2002 Chrysler Sebring Limited 2.7L timing chain VIN: 1C3EL65R32
Well this my experiance with a 2.7 so here goes. Car came in lower in noise was run out of oil. I purchased a used engine and put it in it ran for about 2 min it had timing chain noise in it the whole two min. it then made a popping noise and stop running. I r...
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1989 Dodge W100 Custom 5.2L Runs rich VIN: 1B7HM06YXK
truck came in running very rich and has a misfire on acceleration. replaced spark plugs, wires, and map sensor and still doing the same thing. engine vacuum varies from 13-15 inches at idle. plugging EGR valve does not change vacuum. added vacuum to map sensor...
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2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Starting VIN: 1B3ES56C63
Hello, I have another one here that will not act up for me. I just wanted to run this by you to see if anyone has seen this before. They brought it in last week saying that sometimes in the mornings it would not start. The owner said she got it jumped of imply...
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L engine VIN: 3D7KA28C84
Tanks in advance! Thousand miles after, truck returned and customer complains about a tiking noise at idle,noise is present cool and hot, but more pronaunced in drive when hot, check valve lash ok, perform cylinder performance test cyl#1-99%, #2-102%, #3-97, ...
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2004 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D4HB48D04
Want to thank everyone in advance. Vehicle towed in as no start, customer told us the engine was recently replaced. Also new battery and starter installed before towed to us. The starter does crank for a split second. Check all grounds,fuses,and relays. Two co... Trouble codes: B2107 (Ignition switch sense input circuit/performance), B2101 (Ignition run/start input low)
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2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L No charge VIN: 1B3HB48B17
Hi there everyone thanks for the help. This vehicle has an odd charging system problem. You start it up and it charges great and drive it around all good, until you hit 4000 RPMs with it and the battery light comes on steady...check the charging system and its...
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2008 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L No crank VIN: 2B3KA43H08
This is a Police car that is killing us. It will come in on a hook no crank no signal to starter relay or asd or ecm. We can pull IOD fuse, unhook battery or let sit for a time it will start up and run perfect. It will start up and stay running in the yard for...
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1981 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality
engine idles poorly due to constant egr flow.tps at idle at 1.25 volts.i have adjusted to lowest setting but no change.evp at idle reads 1.9 volts and does read up to 3.5 volts.disconnected evp but no change.egr solenoids have 12 volts on all 4 wires with engi...
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1988 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHF26G9J
Many hours have been spent in trying to get this engine running good. It came to me after two other shops gave up. The customer took a '88 engine out and put a '92 engine in only. It ran 30min. and quit. Between the two shops they threw everything at it. When ...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2FMDA5143T
Hello. IATN. We are thinking this is a transmission problem. This is what's happening. When it's cold the van runs perfect going to reverse or Drive gear. As soon it's warm and hot, When you either shift into reverse or Drive the vehicle will immediately stall...
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2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start, extended crank VIN: 1FMPU16L4Y
Hello all. This will be my first request for help and It's being done from an over-the-shoulder perspective so, I will try and be as imformative as possible to come up with a fix and create a helpful post for others. Our 2000 ford Expo has an intermittant exte... Trouble codes: C1284
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F81
Intermittently when started cold engine will run rough, feels like it is misfiring on 1 cylinder. Sometimes doesn't do it at all, severity and length of time varies, usually clears up in just a few miles of driving. When it is misfiring am getting bluish white...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F81
Intermittently when started cold engine will run rough, feels like it is misfiring on 1 cylinder. Sometimes doesn't do it at all, severity and length of time varies, usually clears up in just a few miles of driving. When it is misfiring am getting bluish white...
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F81
Intermittently when started cold engine will run rough, feels like it is misfiring on 1 cylinder. Sometimes doesn't do it at all, severity and length of time varies, usually clears up in just a few miles of driving. When it is misfiring am getting bluish white...
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2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Transmission VIN: 1FAHP60A42
I attempted to change transmission fluid and could not replace fluid because it was a sealed transmission. I had vehicle towed to Elder Ford in Tampa,Fla. and they changed the fluid. As I was leaving the transmission slipped. I returned the vehicle and told th...
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2002 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Rt Brake VIN: 1FTZR45U72
vehicle arrived at shop with rear brakes locked up, removed rear wheels and brake drums found excessive heat within rt side and shoe deteriorated, removed and replaced rear shoes, drums, and wheel cylinders, road tested and right rear overheated again temperat...
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2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L gauges & cluster VIN: 1FTRW08L12
Help!!! It must be "gauges" day!! We have this good-looking Ford Truck with a small problem. When the key is turned to "run", it may take 15-25 seconds for the cluster to "wake up", and then the vehicle will start. (Wouldn't make a good getaway vehicle!!!) Eve...
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Dash Charge Indicator VIN: 1FDAF57P45
Truck came in with a complaint of charge indicator light on dash coming on and off. Let vehicle set till morning, at first fire up the light goes off and stays off till you run it about half an hour then pops on. Check charging system only around 13.1 v, check...
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2007 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FMZK02157
This Freestyle came to me from a transmission shop after they installed a new factory CVT transmission. This car would not idle when hot. The transmission works as it should. I did some research on TSB's and found one with like symptoms. Took to local Ford dea...
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2007 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Alternator VIN: 1FAHP25107
Hey group, We work on Imports all day, but AAA brought in this Ford to us, don't see too much of these headaches (thank GOD) need some help diagnosing this "suspect" charging issue. Vehicle was towed in, customer states she had battery replaced by AAA a whil...
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1997 GMC Yukon SL 5.7L pedal VIN: 3GKEK18R4V
I received a truck that has been at another shop,other than parts that where replaced the details I received are pretty vague. What I am experiencing is that is has a low spongy pedal. The previous shop has installed a new master cyl., vacuum power booster,fro...
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1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L engine VIN: 1HGCD563XV
Customer came to me a few days ago. Car stalls out after driving for a while. I did drive vehicle later that day. It took about 30 minutes before the vehicle stalled while I was driving on the highway. It just quit running and like one turned the key over to a...
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Tpms VIN: 2HKYF18715
VEHICLE IS SETTING A CODES FOR THE FOLLOWING: 32-1 right front tire pressure sensor signal failure 34-1 left front tire pressure sensor signal failure 36-1 right rear tire pressure sensor signal failure 38-1 left rear tire pressure sensor signal failure 41-1...
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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Headlamp Bulbs VIN: 5NMSG73D67
Customer states has to replace headlamp bulbs more frequently than he thinks he should. This is a 2007 & he has replaced 3-bulbs in the last year & 1/2 & 2 have been replaced by the dealer. Looked for TSB's & found none, no adtl tests have been done as the c...
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Cooling Fan VIN: 1J4GW48N01
I bought this Jeep with a blown engine. After I got it all back together I noticed the hydraulic cooling fan was inop. Alldata says that the fan should be moving when the engine is at idle about 100-500 rpm. Mine does not move at all. I can acuate it with the ...
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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GW48S74
story goes like this: passenger window stopped working. owner drove to windsheild repair shop hoping to get window up. window shop was unable to get window up and when all was said and done, no windows would work and the jeep now starts and stalls. hooked up d...
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2008 Kia Sportage LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJF72498
po133 returns within 10 miles as pending code. @ idle o2 sensor #1 flips nicely and sensor #2 seems to show cat okay, already odd for idle data on the downstream. When cruising the #1 sensor gets latched wherever it wan'ts or just hangs flipping maybe .2 volts... Trouble codes: P0133
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2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Transfer Case VIN: SALPV1640Y
Hello Group, I had this Range Rover towed in because it wouldn't move when shifted to drive or reverse and the customer thought they needed a transmission. When shifted to D or R neither drive shaft would move but when put into park i could hear the parking pa...
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1982 Lincoln Continental Signature 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1MRBP98F9C
Vehicle runs rich and rough at idle when warm. We replaced the electronic carburetor with a non-electronic because all the pollution systems and the control unit are out of the vehicle. We rebuilt the carburetor we installed but the vehicle will run only with ...
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2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1LNHM86S22
We have a very intermittant idle issue with this car. In the morning it is driven app. 15 miles then while idleing to drop kids at school it will stumble once about every five minutes and about once a week when it does this it will die and start right back up.... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank one), P0174 (Lean bank two)
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2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1BJ2236Y
This vehicle came in with irregular idle when stopping after driving moderate distances. For example, as it comes to stop light, the tachometer will slowly drop down to 1500-1700 rpms, stop there for2-3 seconds, and then drop to 900-1000 rpms. Not a big issue ... Trouble codes: P0507
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2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FE17N04
This rx8 came in the shop with a stalling problem. Had a code p2070- intake manifold tuning valve stuck open but it worked properly- cleared the code and hasen't come back.The car has a slightly low and rough idle and stalls at times when you come to a stop an...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L RF shock VIN: WDBJF82J02
hello to all and thanks for the help. i have this e320 that has a noise in right front shock area more of a rattle than a thump. owner thinks it is less of noise when someone in pass. seat.have gone for rides and can hear the noise over a set of bumps sounds m...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4Matic 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBNG84J63
Note: Airmatic & 4-matic. There is a knock/thump from the right front over large bumps (compression only). The dampening is normal and the car handles well. It is not a rattle and the customer had not noticed it. The bump needs to be large but not rim bending ...
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2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 3.0L ESP faults VIN: WDBWK54F56
This vehicle was originally towed in because it would not shift out of park. By the time it reached us, it shifted fine and did not fail again. Quick test results showed no ESM faults, an event stored in the transmission module: D408 "no CAN message was receiv...
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2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Speedo And Tach VIN: WMWRE33435
Greetings! I've tried to locate and answer online and in Alldata unsuccessfully. Backlight on center panel-mounted speedometer is out. Also, lighting on steering column-mounted tach is partially out. I've been unable to determine if this lighting is integral t...
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2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A4MN21S54
Customer brought vehicle in for a check engine light and running sluggish.Short test drive did reveal a miss when taking off from stop.Scan tool hookup showed p0305.Modis does let you cancel injectors.All cancelled ok.So suggested spark plugs.Easy enough-still... Trouble codes: P0305
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2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Drivability VIN: 3N1CB51094
The engine runs fine, has power and starts fine cold and hot as well as no stalling. Check engine light is on, p1138 Swirl Valve, p1273 and 1278 for air to fuel ratio sensor 1 bank 1. Using a SOLUS. The air to fuel ratio sensor is stuck on lean and viewing the...
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2005 Buick LaCrosse CXL 3.8L Abs Module VIN: 2G4WD56285
THANKS FOR AL [...] THE IDEAS, VEHICLE HAS NOT HAD A PROBLEM IN LAST 3 WEEKS AFTER REPLACING THE WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLY FOR THE 2ND TIME. PROBABLY WILL NEED THE HARNESS PIGTAIL REPLACED IF IT ACTS-UP AGAIN.
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2001 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY54941
Thank you everyone for your responses. The problem ended up being a faulty air solenoid(new from dealer) as well as a small pinhole in one of the vac. lines. when the solenoid would engage and allow vac. it would only pull around 10 not enough to open the shut... Trouble codes: P0410.
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2007 Cadillac CTS 2.8L No Start VIN: 1G6DM57T07
I want to thank all that offered suggestions. We're not sure if this car is fixed or not, We replaced the CTS as the most likely cause. Another suggestion was a cranshaft position sensor getting weak. We recommended replacement but customer declined further r...
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1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Backfires VIN: 1GCHG39R0X
Well this one is fixed. I gave it a week or so to close this just to be sure. We pulled it in one morning and did three things. Removed and cleaned the 02 sensors with propane torch, cleaned the main ground on the bottom of the block that battery goes to(that ...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Air Distribution VIN: 1GNDT13SX2
i have tried all the ideas you guys sent me, but to no avail so for now ive put this thing on that big back burner we all have. when i get back on it ill let everyone know what fixed it. of course it will be something simple i missed. anyways thanks to everyon...
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2005 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.5L fuel guage VIN: 1GNDV23L55
Craig from Illinois nailed it for us by informing us of this: PM per chevy bulletin [...] no buffering of the fuel level signal in park or nuetral. this will be more apparent with a fuel level of 1/4 or less.
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1994 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GH54L3R
Engine was a different year don't know exactly what year. Cam sensor and injector wiring where different. They looked the same exept for the sensor plug. Installed sensor and harness from orginal engine, everything works fine. Thank you for the help. Trouble codes: 22 (Coolant Temp Sensor Voltage High).
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2000 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L Starting VIN: 1C3EJ46X7Y
Thanks for all the help the problem was the used b.c.m. was out of a vehicle with anti theft.I did get a p.c.m. and a b.c.m. out of a car without anti theft car started up and runs great, thanks again for all the help.
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2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi Limited 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL65U21
This one is fixed, thanks to everybody that replied, most of you said replace the starter and you were correct. The new starter fixed this vehicle, Thanks again.
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1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNX21S0X
I have not gone any further with this, it's going to be a tear down either way, there are so many options. This vehicle does it only when it wants to and may never do it more than once in a week outside the shop and then when it does it cranks for 15 seconds w...
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2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L Vibration VIN: 1FAFP36322
REPLACE ENGINE MOUNT FRONT OF MOTOR ,RIGHT SIDE UNDER COOLING SYSTEM SURGE TANK,BINGO VIBRATION GONE. THANK YOY VERY MUCH FOR ALL THE GREAT HELP,YOU GUYS ARE GREAT AND YOU MAKE IATN GREAT
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XLT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF17224
In conclusion. I don't thing the injectors are at fault, 02 sensors are switching perfect. However I did not change the rear 02 as this will also affect close loop operation on fuel trim. Customer did not want to go further with more testing and repairs. I ha... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2).
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.0L Auto 4WD VIN: 1FTSWZ1PX5
Well this one is fixed but my question was never answered. The reason i had no 4wd engagement what i was suspecting, the axle hub seal (large 6" one) was leaking. But my question was why, when i turn the truck off in 4wd, i have to switch back to 2wd when st...
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2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FDAF57P76
Thanks to all who helped me! I removed the drive line to the front differential so I could see better with a mirror and stick my arm up to the top of the trans. I found the vent tube cracked. Replaced it with a piece of 3/8 fuel line. I had filled the tra...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Electronic VIN: 1FTSX21588
Well thanks for the replies. I had a buddy from ford check and the vac readings I am getting are correct. This system only supplys vac to the hubs for 55 seconds then when you switch from 4x4 to 2wd the system applies a lower vac amount to release the hubs. ...
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.4L Down Pipes VIN: 1FTSW20R3E
Well, we ended up pulling the Cab. It took about 5 hours to R and R but once off it was a walk in the park. The remedy was to replace all 3 pipes aft of the Turbo. Thanks to all who chimmed in. I placed the pics on our site www.gcatr.com. Look for the Tips and...
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2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 1st Gear VIN: 2HKRL1874Y
i guessed it right, just wanted to confirm it with the group, I'd pinched the 1st gear feed tube o ring in the end cover. need to slow down when working on this area as it's easy to do this. replaced the o ring and reinstalled unit. runs great. thanks to all t...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Fuel gayge VIN: 1J4GW48N5Y
First off, thank you to those who did respond to my request for help and a double thanks to Wilfrido for the test information, it did help confirm my diagnoses. We installed a new PCM today and programed it, and now the gauge works just like it should. ...
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2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L No Start VIN: SALTY16433
Vehicle had a bad connection on bottom side of "under the hood fuse box". The injector fuse was also blown and could not get it to reoccur. Trouble codes: P1668.
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2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L Turbo VIN: JM3ER29L97
THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP IT WAS THE TURBO SEALS THAT WAS CAUSING THE LEEK
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2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Alternator VIN: 4JGBB86E36
Thank you to all of you who took time from your holiday weekend to help! Once again I come away with egg on my face. Bob from New York and Paul from Pennsylvania directed me to a DTB which addressed my issue precisely. Thank you Steve for the link to an intere...
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2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L Noise VIN: WMWRC33595
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO REPLIED, DWAYNE YOU WERE RIGHT ON, REMOVED CALIPER AND AXLE AND SPUN BY HAND LISTENING WITH A STETHESCOPE. REPLACED RIGHT FRONT WHEEL BEARING AND NOISE WAS ELIMNATED, ANOTHER HAPPY CUSTOMER, THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
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2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Electronic VIN: 5N1AR18W05
This vehicle was fixed with a new trans control unit, looking back it was the obvious choice. It had a trans cooler seperate from the radiater so mixing was not an issue on this one. These vehicles have a problem with that and that can also damage electronics...
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2006 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6AD07W86
Thanks to those who replied. The problem was the ECM relay. Replaced the relay and the truck started right up. I don't think I would have found the problem without the help of IATN members.
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2003 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L engine VIN: 1G2WK52J83
hey everybody i am probably going to just replace the engine and be done with it, rather then tear it down for curiousity sake. back 2 cyl,s have scorring below the ring lands. yes below the ring lands ??? near piston skirts. cause of nock piston slap maybee ...
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2009 Pontiac Vibe 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5Y2SM67039
I will call this a fix, and re-post if it comes back. Michael from South Carolina said it sounded like a faulty part, and try to warranty it, so I warrantied the cannister, and replaced it. It had either a bad vacuum pump, a plugged reference orfice, or a sl... Trouble codes: P043E.
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2008 Porsche Cayenne S 4.8L airbag system VIN: WP1AB29P88
the car went to the dealer. Not sure exactly what they did. No modules were required, i put the old one back in and they calibrated the front pass. seat aws. I thought autologic was suppose to be a good company but they let us down on this one. Not sure if ...
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2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Unknown VIN: JF1SF63541
Finally a fix on this one. No one had reported having seen this one before, Identifix had nothing on it either. Kept setting code 45 for pressure sensor, tested another 2001 Forrester and sensor read almost exactly, 1.2v idling, 4.1 volts KOEO. .4 to .5 on dec...
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1984 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L altnerator/ regulator VIN: JT4RN65S8E
I was unable to find any factory charging harnesses for this truck I installed a GM 1 wire alternator to solve the charging problem thanks for all the help from all who replied
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1999 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L cruise control
Thanks for the help guys! The Golf was a late 99 and didn't have a Cruise controller module as several of you mentioned. Turned out to be the multifunction switch on the stearing colume. thanks again, Bruce
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2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Hood Latch Release VIN: 3VWSC29M0Y
Thanks for all the responses The original was a VW part (came in a previously opened bag) Had VW send us a second latch today. Installed it. Works perfectly. Not alot different between the two that we could see(same part #) - just looks like secondary rod is b...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L window regulator VIN: WVWPD63B72
After you remove the door panel, there is a inner metal panel you have to remove. The regulator is conected to it. First take the two star bolts ou that hold the door latch in place. Now just above those star bolts is a rubber plug, remove it and there is a st...
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2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Intake cam
The fix was to replace the cam chain. Thanks to all 4 replies. All suggested replacing the chain. I had already replaced the tensioner (I see I forgot to mention that). It must not take much stretching of the chain since the sprockets still looked ok. Thanks f...
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2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGBG77L95
thanks to all for you help...this vehicle went to the dealer for the igniton coils. Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305.
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