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1988 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L engine VIN: ZARBA5586J
This vehicle came in to us not running. Customer had the car sitting for over a year and wanted to get it running again and said all it needed was gas...We checked over the car and found a no spark condition replaced the coil, wires, spark plugs, cap and rotor...
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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Back up lamps VIN: WAUBB88D8V
Hello and HELP to everyone. I have this 1997 Audi A4(4 cylinder turbo) in with no reverse lamps. This is an automatic transmission car. The wiring diagrams to these make me want to become a couch vegetable. It appears that the neutral safety switch applies a...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Ecm VIN: WAUED64B01
Need to correct communication issue with ECM to make other repairs for smog.
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2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Auto Release VIN: WBAGN63472
The automatic trunk opener is operating slowly. We have checked the fluid level in the pump. The question is how do we check if the the trunk supports or the pump is the cause?
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2004 BMW 545i 4.4L steering VIN: WBANB33524
Since we have started to service this car...we have solved alot of electical issues by replacing the battery with the correct BMW one and registering it with the AUTOLOGIC. Also the alternator solved the overvoltage codes and flickering INFOTAINMENT display. ...
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2005 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L No Start VIN: 5UXFA13575
hello we have a 05 x5 and it has an intermitant non start. customer says the starter does not crank sometimes. in the past week the car has been started 20-25 times and not started about 5 times. car has no codes and we have not been able to duplicate problem....
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2007 BMW 335i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAWB73537
car came in with code p0174 lean bank 2. I smoke tested the intake no leaks. the car is not equipped with a mass air sensor. alldata stinks when it comes to info on bmws. Any help appreciatted. Trouble codes: P0174, P0128
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2007 BMW 328i 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVA33567
Problem was first address by a local BMW dealer. They replaced battery several months ago. When car failed to start a few days later, customer came to us. This car is often parked for 3-4 days between drives. Switch on ignition, push starter button while foot ... Trouble codes: 2A37, 2A47, 2A45, 2A77, 2A3F
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2006 Buick LaCrosse CX 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2G4WC58216
we change oil in this car every 3000 miles with syn blend oil now on this last change the car came in almost 2 quats low
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1994 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G6DW52P8R
This is the bosses car and he said that for some time now he is only getting 15- 16 mpg and he used to get around 21-22 mpg. Process the scan data and the blm bank 1 runs around 111-116 blm bank 2 runs around 120-122. The fuel integrater is running 126-130 on ...
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2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Will not shift VIN: 1GNDT13S63
This vehicle came into our shop running well with the head lamps inop. Found HDM relay defective by swapping cooling fan relay with it. Customer was going to return to have relay replaced the next day. Swapped cooling fan relay back to its original position. W... Trouble codes: P1512 (Min throttle pos not learned), P1682 (Ignition sw ckt fault)
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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.3L Tcc Solenoid VIN: 1GCEC14X98
Vehicle will set code p2769 at different conditions mostly on initialy take off ,when code occures 1st to second shift very hard and line pressure goes to max.gm has many harness problems at ebrake pedal and floor boad -checked all these and found no shorts or...
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2009 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L rear defogger VIN: 2G1WB57K99
The rear defogger will not work.It has power coming out of the fuse box when turned on.I know i have a break between fuse box and rear window.I have a gm and alldata wire diag but can not find where it runs unless i start to trace wire from fuse box.Do these h...
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2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L No Start, I/P Display blank VIN: 2C4GP44R25
I/P is blank, we cannot communicate with body module, trans module, we do have pcm data but starter will not crank unless we ground the relay manually. Engine will not run.
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2004 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1D7HG48NX4
This Dakota has a light misfire at idle only on cylinder #8. It is not a "hard" misfire, but the misfire counter on the scan tool will count slowly up on cylinder #8 and the idle does feel slightly rough. We originally had the vehicle in with the customer havi... Trouble codes: P0308 (Misfire--Cylinder 8)
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D3MX48C17
Approximately 1000 kms ago, this truck came in running with a vibration that felt like a misfire. Scanning the ecm showed codes p0204, p2149. We replaced injector #4 and still had the same vibration. Upon further road testing we felt that maybe the vibration w... Trouble codes: P0204 (Inj 4 open), P0304 (4 misfire), P2149 (Group 2 voltate low/open)
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2007 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R87
new plugs/wires tried a known good coil compression checked..150psi leakdown test done..12-15% fuel pressure/volume/quality ok swapped injector from #6 cylinder to #2 watched injector spray pattern with rail out..all firing..none leaking replaced crank sensor.... Trouble codes: P0302
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1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMEU15N5K
Thank for the help guys I hope someone can tell me how to make this old beast go away! We are a gm dealership and so far this truck has been through 3 techs here before I ended up with it, My best service adviser inherited this bronco so he cant get rid of it ...
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1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Misfire
This vehicle had and has been to 3 Ford dealerships and two other shops besides us. It had several problems, mostly related to coils shorting out and affecting the computer. We fixed all problems except this last one. All data is good, except that when started... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
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1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Steering VIN: 1FDAF57F7X
Alright all you ford guys,i have this F550 salt truck that is driving me nuts!!!.I know these fords are known for hard steering but this truck is only hard while turning the wheel to the right.I have pulled the tires and checked the u-joints,ball joints,steeri...
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2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMYU60E93
Engine is slightly running rough when warm at idle. This is a long time customer that knows his Explorer well. About 2 months ago he starts complaining of a rough idle when warm. I have looked at this with the IDS and here is what I have seen. On power balance...
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2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L fuel in oil VIN: 1FTRF04W04
HI we have this ford that slowly fills up the oilpan with fuel, first replaced 2 injectors,didnt look good, problem still there than we replaced all injectors, and fuel is still building up in the oil pan, fuel regulator works and does'nt seem to leak, any ide...
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2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FDWE35L56
Van came in for misfire at idle. Hooked up scan tool and found no misfire codes current or history. Mode 6 showed no measured values of any misfires on any cylinders. Can set check engine light by running engine and pulling coil connectors. Can set p0301- p030...
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2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L Battery VIN: 1ZVFT80N97
This is my kid's car. Two years ago I put in a new Motorcraft battery. A couple months later he calls me at 2:30 in the morning, the car died on the road. After a flatbed ride I found the new battery had a totally dry cell, the one right next to the pos post. ...
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2010 Ford Taurus SE 3.5L Brakes VIN: 1FAHP2DW0A
Gentlemen, thanks for your help on this one. We did rear brakes and rotors on this vehicle. Now on the right rear, when we push the brake pedal it goes to the floor then pumps up. There are no leaks in the system and there is no air in the system. We tried to ...
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1999 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, no cold start VIN: 3GKFK16RXX
thats it.. gotta go for help on this one...customer replaced his own starter for bad bendix.. after that it would not start.. turn over fine..he worked on it replaced the fuel pressure regulator and said it back fired so bad the black box on the intake shatter...
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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK23264
this truck was sent to me after the above repair was done. the dealer told the r/o that they were unable to find anything wrong.we first confirmed correct glow plugs were used, they were. what happens is the glow plug cycle is over in two or less seconds. load... Trouble codes: B1440, B2961, U1074, U0101
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1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEG854XR
Car came in with hesitation on Acceleration, Misfire, and CEL on. Pulled codes and test drove vehicle, had Code 1 and Code 41. Inspected vehicle and found spark plug hole number 3 full of oil and O2 sensor wires damaged at connector. Replaced the O2 sensor and... Trouble codes: 1 (Problem in heated oxygen sensor circuit), 41 (Problem with HO2S heater)
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG22562
Hello Honda techs. I have this 02 Accord 3.0L V-6 with a stange missfire issue. This car has a noticeable missfire when cold at idle in park or drive and some times will set mulitiple cyl missfire codes and a random code as well. Now as the engine warms up the... Trouble codes: 303 (304 -), 304 (305 -), 305 (300 -), 300
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2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L cam timing VIN: KMHDN46D75
shop key has very bad pic. and desc. on retiming . need better pic. or discription of repair procedure. p0016 comes back quickly.
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L battery VIN: 1J4GZ78S3P
I tried unhooking the radio,blower motor,HVAC control and a couple of other components but I still have an excessive draw when the IOD fuse is installed.Does anyone have a good diagram for the IOD circuit?Is there a common failure?I have Mitchell for wiring di...
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1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GZ58S0P
Hi yall, just picked up this 93 ZJ for next to nothing, previous owner stated that it wont start. took it to another mechanic and they said timing chain was streched. so i foolishly replaced the timing chain without further diagnosis and nothing changed with h...
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2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4FA44S36
Hello fellow techs the dealer brought this one to our shop to get it fixed. I cleared the codes and took out to drive. didn't make it out of the parking lot before it set the P0935 line pressure sensor circuit high fault and went to limp in mode stuck in secon...
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2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L starting system
Hi Group I have this Kia van in for a timing belt and other work. Now, I have a no start condition! Found according to all adata there supoused to be bat power on one of the 3 wires with ign. on. I have no power. My question is is there a common spot to look ...
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2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMF11404
Cannot get rid of Knock sensor codes. They have been occuring since last repair 4 months or more ago. Engine was overheated before that(water pump bad). Customer not changing oil either when it is due and there is a distinct audible noise from engine at idle(h... Trouble codes: P1327 (Knock sensor2 circuit fault -Bank 1), P0332 (Knock sensor 3 circuit fault - Bank 2), P0327 (Knock sensor 1 circuit fault - bank 1)
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Vacuum Pump VIN: WDBGA51E1P
Thanks to all in advance. My question is about the vacuum pump under the rear seat. There are no symptoms or problems, just a potential for one. When the car came to us (for various problems) we noticed that the vacuum line block was held in place by a zip tie...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L steering column VIN: WDBTK65G35
Hello everyone. Today i looked a 2005 MB CLK320 that had the complant of no movement from the telescoping steering wheel in the up and down tilt function. In and out works fine. I started tearing the dash apart ,then i was told to throw it back together custom...
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2009 Mercedes-Benz ML320 Bluetec 4Matic 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBB25E09
Good Monday morning all! The vehicle is unforunatly own by really busy people and when the adblue warning comes on they are way too busy to do anything about it. So now I finally have this vehicle for service, I added ad blue but this time the warning on the d...
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2007 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Differential VIN: 4M2EU47E07
Good morning everyone need help with this 1 This truck is 4 wheel drive auto It only does this problem once in a great while mostly when its cold You put the truck in drive or reverse turn the wheel just a little bit and it feels like the front end or the rear...
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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L air bag VIN: 1G3NL52E32
My niece rear ended someone hard enough to deploy the air bags. I got 2 replacements from a car with a bad motor. Same year, make, and model. I know they have an accelerometer under the pass seat that senses decel and deploys the bags. When I put in the new ba...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G2WP52294
Hello group, thanks inadvance for any help I may receive. I have this pontiac driving us a little batty. Vehicle will start and drive normal(not for long) and just quit. Pull over and wait a couple minutes and go on your way, and the cycle repeats. Does not st...
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2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L drivabillity VIN: 1G2ZF55B46
car came in with drivability complaint scaned and code b2aaa and b2a00 p0171 po171 is lean o2 reading but what are the others?
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2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid 3.0L Oil Reminder VIN: WP1AE2A27B
Hi friends, some body known how i can reset oil reminder, i have piwis v26 with bosch kts system but this coverage is until 2010. please help me asap.
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2002 Saturn L200 2.2L exhaust VIN: 1G8JU54F22
Car has an exhaust ratteling sound being resinated all the way through , ive banged on the exhaust system with no results. All is quite. When idling, you can here a rythmic rattle pronoced at the flange and on down. Customer says it goes away after driving it ...
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1999 Suzuki Vitara JS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 2S3TE52V2X
rmoved and replaced head. started right up. runs rough no spark number one coil.. don't seem to be get signal from computer no really have a way to check computer. swapped coils no difference. had no problem with timing marks.
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2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Right Rear VIN: 5TEWM72N73
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2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L clutch VIN: JTEHH20V93
Just got this one in for a clutch and it's a 4WD. Mitchell states the engine & transmission has to be removed as a unit then separated for clutch replacement. This is the first one of these I have done and I was wondering if anyone out there has done the job w...
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1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L No Start VIN: WV2ZB0250E
hello,1984 vw vanagon cranks but will not start,no pulse to injectors and no spark.car came in customer states after driving few miles vehicle stalls,1st when vehicle started had loud exhaust leak at driver side fixed gasket found wires next to it damaged(wire...
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1995 Volkswagen Jetta Celebration Edition 2.0L Engine start VIN: 3VWWC81H6S
Car came in with dying at start up and rough running. We replaced coolant temp sensor, oxygen sensor, MAF sensor and did full tune up on vehicle. Runs alot smoother and when it left we had "fixed" the dying at start up issue. Customer says that happens when ho...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta Value Edition 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPG71KX6
After finding smoke from the evap tester bellowing out from the top of the fuel tank i removed the round access panel under the rear seat for a look. There I found smoke spewing from a single nipple on the top of the pump assembly. The white plastic nipple is ... Trouble codes: P0455
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L eng light VIN: 3VWRL71K79
hello techs. i have scanned this car for codes.1162,1025,1151.i can not find any info on these codes hopefully someone out there can shine some light on them.
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 19UUA5660Y
As I stated this was a rebuilt trans from one of our suppliers. Since we did not rebuild it I don`t know exactly what was replaced on the trans. By looking at all the transaxles we were sent, all or almost all of the external sensors and solenoids were old one...
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1998 BMW 318i 1.9L Plastic Housing at rear of engine VIN: WBACC0329W
The attached replies are worth reading, but we did NOT do the work - customer decided to trade the car. A summary of the replies: Yes, the plastic housing can be removed with the head still in place. Some are doing it without removing the valve cover, others d...
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1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBAGK2328W
My apologies for the delay on closing this one. I've been playing tag with owner as we've both been out of town. We had three responses on this one. Ideas included checking engine vacuum and converter efficiency during a failure event. Another suggested swappi... Trouble codes: 68 (cyl 6 misfire), 69 (cyl 7 misfire), 71 (cyl 9 misfire), 74 (cyl 12 misfire), 202 (ignition circuit monitoring A), 203 (ignition circuit monitoring B).
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2006 BMW 323i 2.5L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVB53576
This vehicle was fixed, although not by us. A helpful tech at the local BMW dealership suggested that the crankshaft sprocket may have slipped. He said this is common as it isn't keyed; it is held in position by over 300 lbs of torque on the harmonic balancer ... Trouble codes: B0A98, P1554 (Generic Intake camshaft/crankshaft correlation).
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1995 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR52L4S
First of all. Thanks to all of you who took the time to read and respong to my post. Most of you were right on. It was the PCM. I was pretty sure that was what it was from the start, but the boss wasn't buying it because the one that was in had just been r... Trouble codes: P0341 (cam/crank error).
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2006 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2L tires, transfer case? VIN: 5GADT13S66
Motor encoder assembly was bad many of you touched on that I changed the fluid first before posting with no help data looked normal bench tested the motor the first time I removed it and it worked both directions truck drove perfect with motor encoder assm. re...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L Dash/cluster/HVAC display VIN: 1G6KE57Y3Y
This one is confirmed fixed. We send the cluster out to have it rebuilt. Got it back and plugged it in and all is well. There were no details as to what they fixed but all is well with the vehicle now. Thanks for the reply's guys!!
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13SX2
SORRY TOOK SO LONG, THROTTLE BODY WAS THE PROBLEM. ACCORDING TO IDENTIFIX, WHEN CODE P1523 SET IT DISABLES IGNITION SYSTEM. WHEN THE PROBLEM OCCURRED, THAT CODE WAS THERE, EVEN AFTER THE CODE WAS CLEARED. I DID REPLACE THE TEMP. SENSOR, I DON'T THINK THAT WAS ... Trouble codes: P1523 (Throttle set position).
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L powersteering assist VIN: 1GCEK19V74
power steering system had contamination from previous pump , had to remove pressure control valve and flush the system several times to resolve the issue
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1AK15F47
Thanks to everyone who helped. Always remember the basics, and dont always count on customer. The cooling system was working as designed.
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L overtemp code VIN: 3A4FY58B86
I found another PT Cruiser and watched the voltage to temp. When the voltage went to 1 volt the temp was at 140 degrees. On the problem car it would show about 300 degrees. then when the voltage jumped up to 3 volts the temp would continue up from the 140 degr...
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B4HS28N7Y
Yes, the timing chains had jumped. We performed further diassembly and confirmed this. Customer opted not to repair. Based on what we saw of the rest of the vehicle, probably was a wise choice. Thanks for the responses. Keith
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2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L rear brakes VIN: 1B4HS28N4Y
Hello and thanks for replies, Thank you Warren [...] for your advise. Turned out you were right on the money. We replaced the rear wheel cylinders and all is good. Didn't think of the wheel cyls. because they were replaced less than a year ago by another s...
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2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Transfer case
Well I got My NEW TCC module and plugged it in and still same problem. I still had the NEW BCM ( timer ) Module and plugged that in also and the lights in the switch came on and system now is functioning properly. So both modules were bad.
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1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L transfer case VIN: 1FTEF14N6S
Well it looks like this could have been an easy fix.Unfortunately I didnt double check my customers work.He installed a transfer case actuator and somehow boogered up the whole shooting match.It appears that it was clocked wrong which put it in a bind.I reins...
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1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5149T
Thank you for all the helpful replies. the customer left for Central America for a couple of weeks & returned recently. I should have mentioned that the egr ports were clear when I changed the intake gaskets so I know that wasn't the problem. I ran a running c... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire).
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2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 3rd gear VIN: 1FTSX31F52
Thanks for the replies. Installed rebuilt trans. Shifts good now. Could have been sticking valves or direct clutch. Both got replaced with trans.
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2006 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start
rerprogrammig straightend this car out, thank you for your input guys ! Trouble codes: 316 (Miseries on start up), 300 (Random missfire).
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P26
It was the injector seals leaking and I have not finished the repair yet. I put pressure to the oil rail and the air came out of the injector seals. Trouble codes: P0261 (Injector problem), P0262 (P0263 p0264 p0265 p0266 p0267 [...] all injectors), P0611 (Computer).
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2006 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1GKEK63U16
Thank you all for the great response!! We had 18 responses what a great organization. An OE throttle body was replaced, the vehicle has been driver 200 Miles and there has been no further issues. Customer opted to purchase an OE part #[...] for $556.60. To...
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2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL38795
Hey all, Thank you to all who took time to respond to this post. The vehicle never did get fixed. The customer turned down the repair. I did however get good information from all who responded on the regularity of Honda converters to fail, and also the import... Trouble codes: P0430 (Catalyst B2 efficiency bellow Threshhold).
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2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCF35G01
after 2 tps from oreillys 4tps from hyundai 2 maf sensors 1 iac 1 trip to hyundai. finally got it fix just forgot to closed post but thanks to iatn reminders. all wiring voltage coming in was ok groun signal ok but no coming out. we decide it to replaced ecm w... Trouble codes: P0121.
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2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Fuel Odor VIN: JNKCV54E93
Thanks to all who replied, had some mention injectors and cold fuel lines, but I think the key was the recall for leaking at the fuel filler neck, printed a copy of the campaign for the customer and sent him to the dealer, calling it fixed for now as we have n...
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1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58Y7T
Going back to do additional tests that evening the vehicle started without issues. The next day it started good every time. Client needed the car for now & said he will bring it back when it is more consistant. Thanks for all the replies! John Trouble codes: P0720 (Low output speed sensor), P1389 (No ASD relay output voltage at pcm 10 starts since set).
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GW48N1Y
First let me start by saying thank you to everyone who replied. Almost all of you did not like the IAC count of 55. We pulled the throttle body again, this time removed the IAC to clean it and the passage it sits in and reinstalled. We also reset the minimu...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Fast idle VIN: 1J4GW58N2Y
Well unfortunately can't close this one with a fix. Thanks to the several people that read and responded, tried eveything that was recommended and nothing provided the fix. I'm pretty convinced that a PCM would've been the fix but the customer does not want t... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control Circuit).
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1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L speedometer VIN: SALJY1245W
We found a sppedo shop in fla that would test and repair the speedo head. He had me check for square wave all the way to the head and it was good we also had power to the sensor. the customer did not want us to send it out for some reason he was going to purch...
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L Engine VIN: SALSF25456
Hi Everbody, thanks to everyone who offered me a help on this vehicle, the problem was the ECM, after installing the new one it cannot work unless i configuered it with my SDD machine, after downloading the programming files and Tranfered them to the ECM every...
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1994 Mazda 929 3.0L No Start VIN: JM1HD4612R
Well I want to thank all of you for the great ideas on this problem, but I don't know if I'll be able to try any of it out as the vehicle owner has been out of town for the last two weeks, I finally got in touch with him and he said he would think about it. I ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Airbag VIN: WDBUF70J13
Thanks to all thar replied. Aspecialy to Jamie and Chuck. The sensors for SRS (AB) are mounted behind headlihts. One was of a different manufacturer than the control unit. (Used car bougt by a car dealer, fixed after an accident)I don't know why the SDS was g...
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1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L timming chain VIN: 1N4DL01D0W
the car is back together and runs great no more noies thanks again for the help. one thing thow if u used the autozone repair man the timming mark pictures are wrong when i set the chains up to there drawings the car would not start and had no compresion. the ...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G2WS52244
Sorry about the delay! The problem was the ignition module connector. We put it on, the customer drove it for two weeks and said all is well! We are NOT sure that the no crank problem is fixed. Thank you for all of the replies! Trouble codes: U1096.
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2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E71
Thanks to all who assisted with this one. The vehicle did in fact need a MAF sensor, as well as an O2 sensor and a set of plugs. Thank you IATN! Trouble codes: P0171.
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2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L Mechanical VIN: 5TBRN34141
Thanks to all who replied. The common consensus was the the overdrive planetary gears were failing, and that a transmission over haul was in the cards. I installed a rebuilt transmission supplied by my local Toyota dealership. All is well. Thanks
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2009 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L 4th gear VIN: 4T1TR4RE5G
Thanks to all who replied. Great info. I did verify that all u joints and center driveshaft bearing were ok. I did reset the adaptive memory using techstream and it did not change anything. The fluid was very very dark but not burnt. No bulletins or tips from...
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2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Immobilzer VIN: 3VWSK69M23
Thanks for the replies. Disconnecting the battery did not work and our VAG wouldn't reintialize it either. Leaving the key in the ignition with the vehicle on for an hour did the trick though. Thank you. Ron
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