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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Mil Will Not Illuminate VIN: WAURD68D11
I have a 01 audi s4,my client took the car to the smog shop for a smog test. The car failed because the check engine light would not illuminate. I sent the instrument cluster out to be checked. The shop said the cluster and all the lighting are ok. I reinstall...
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2005 Audi A4 1.8L knocking noise VIN: WAULC68E55
there is a knocking noise appears to be comming from fuel pump in tank, worse when cold goes away, can also hear sort of sucking sound from fuel filter, anybody run into this before, did not find anything in archives??
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1986 BMW 528e 2.7L No Start
Has intermittent start in which it will not start until you break the fuel line at cold start injector. Have replaced pressure pump on frame, filter, pressure regulator on rail. runs great otherwise, just recently have exhaust manifold glowing red after drivin...
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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L abs VIN: WBACD4321T
Hello all,i have a 96 328 with both abs and traction control light on.I've done several modules/pumps on 5and 7 series vehicles but not on any of the 3 series.I cant communicate with the abs.dsc module at all.All the fuses are good etc.Has any one had this pro...
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2004 BMW M3 3.2L Opening / Closing VIN: WBSBR93474
Hello BMW Techs, Top came in inoperative, we found the rear lid motor assembly failed, we replaced the assembly due to the micro switch that had failed. Then we found that the top latch assembly had a seized damping shock so we replaced that. The top operates ...
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1994 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Drive-axles VIN: 1GCHK34K7R
This truck runs down the road just fine until we shift into 4 wheel drive hi or lo. Then it goes through cycles acting like its running out of gas and snapping out of it, it will keep doing this until we put it back into 2 wheel drive. It has to be warmed up a...
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1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L top end of engine VIN: 1GNDT13W2T
The customer swears that the noise wasn't there before doing the intake. (I believe him, because I didn't hear it before either). I really don't want to tear this thing apart again but I guess that is my next step? Thanks in advance for any help.
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3GNEK18R6T
truck was at other shop started out as trans issue fluid very dirty and burnt smell to it as they were checking it out found that it would not down shift while trying to pass so turned into drive ability issue. would fall flat under hard acceleration. max rpm ...
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1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L down shifting VIN: 2GCEK19R5W
truck will not down shift from 65 unless up let up then its fine tested back pressure fuel pressure installed new tps sensor no help trans fluid smeels and looks fine Thanks for any help Scott
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2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Battery drain
Customer complains of dead battery after 3-4 days. Have checked for draw with all modules sleeping, can see all modules go down and draw go to 24 milli amps. Customer said the other day he got in and the car would not start but had dash lights, he unlocked the...
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L left headlamp VIN: 2G1WF55E41
Vec came in this am with left headlamp inop Went through the bulb deal was ok I have very little info on wiring digrams for this model only under hood No power at pink or blue wires at conector for lamp housing.Not sure on how relay controls left head lamp all...
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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L shift interlock
hello all and thanks in advance, im posting for a co-worker of mine who's working on this trailblazer with a shifter interlock problem, the car originally came in and wouldnt shift out of park, checked wiring to interlock solenoid and power and ground was ther...
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2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK24234
Vehicle came in as a no-start. History: Hit pole with it. Body shop put in used tank and repaired body. Customer drove it home. Would not start in the morning. This is where I got it. Hook up tech 2, has very low pump pressure 700 psi. Hook up tool to check if...
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2004 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L lacks power VIN: 1GBE4C1214
hello gm techs, having trouble with this 6.6 duramax. came in originaly for cel coming on&off. scan codes had p0045,turbo boost control solenoid. performed test per identifix. saw solenoid was bad replaced & did t.c relearn per factory specs, noww has low powe... Trouble codes: U0106
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2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L engine VIN: 2G1WF52E95
when I start the car some times it will idle it self up to 2800-3000 rpm on its own. I checked for vacuum leaks found none, if I shut the car off and restart it then it idles fine. All the info in the scaner looks normal. I need help with this one.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L drivers front seal VIN: 1GCHK23285
General information question. I need to repace the drivers front axle seal and bearing in this truck. There are some special tools that mitchell says I need to do this. I can get the installers for the seal, bearing and bushing but the removal tool is on a 30 ...
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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Air bags VIN: 2CNDL73F06
The first time it was in it had B0051 Deployment commanded, and B0102 incorrect EFS 1 installed. I told him he needs to replace the SDM, and see what that does for it. So he replaced the SDM with a used one, and the EFS with a GM one. I scanned it again, and i...
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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.4L steering VIN: 1G1AM15B66
I'm am new with this steering not for sure what i'm into. the steering has got harder to steer. like I said dont even know where to begin. not like the standard with a p/s pump and resvoir. any help with where to even start
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Cooling fan inoperative VIN: 3D7MS48C15
Ok guys just want to say thanks in advance. I have an 05 dodge diesel where the cooling fan for the radiator is not coming on. I replaced the clutch fan we have a fan sensor reading we have 12 volts on pin 6 pin 5 we have 4.8 pin 4 no wire pin 1 nothing pin 2 ...
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2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L engine elect VIN: WD0PD64496
Hi Everyone! We have a 2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 in our shop.The vehicle ran excellent,no drivability issues whatsoever.The costumer complaint is when driving on the highway,a HI OIL message appairs on the instrument cluster,right where is the milage counter is...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L Surge, ses flashes 3 times VIN: 1FTCR11U3R
This ranger puts itself into a diagnostic mode when started first thing in the morning. You see the ses light flash 3 times (the cylinder identifier) and 5 seconds later you get the idle "hiccup" just like you were running it through an old fasioned code sweep...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L egr valve VIN: 1FMYU04122
here's hair puller, had a bank 1 low cat emiss fault, changed the firewall catalytic convert (aftermarket). Prob solved, two weeks later it's back with P0401 fault determined it was DPFE sensor, replaced with a new Ford part. Out on a test drive (6 miles) on t...
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2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L front wheel bearing VIN: 1FMFU16L83
I have a mild clatter out of right front wheel bearing that comes and goes. The left bearing has a faint noise but not as bad as is mate. The noise sounds like playing cards in wheel spokes. This is a four wheel drive rig. When I switch to 4 wheel drive, the a...
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2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L exhaust VIN: 1FTPX14594
Need some help with this one guys. I have an exhaust leak on the RT manifold. So far it looks like the 2 back bolts are broken off. Are there any tricks to this job. MOD and Alldata are not useful at all on this. It's 4WD. If I could just cut the front suspens...
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2004 Ford Focus ZTS 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP38ZX4
Hi folks, have this fun one here, first dropped to me as a crank no start, since Ive had it i've verified compression 180 psi across all cylinders, installed new converter manifold, which was clogged from leaking injector, got car running, but not very well. w... Trouble codes: P0302
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2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L engine oil leak VIN: 1FDAF57P75
This is a Village Bucket Truck. It has an oil leak at the rear. There was a drip on the bell housing. We cleaned it off. We could not see for sure where it is coming from. It was wet at the RR and LR corners of the heads. We added dye and rechecked it in a wee...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14556
Problem only happens at speeds of 45mph and above, with torque converter locked. Cylinder 8 missfires and logs code when you lean into throttle easy, and wont stop until more throttle is applied or converter unlocks. Swapped coil and boot w/cyl 7, replaced plu... Trouble codes: P0308
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2007 Ford E-150 4.6L Pump VIN: 1FTNE14W47
Good morning, this is my first post. Thank you for the help.This van has a loud whine from the ps pump.Pressure is ok,belt and pulley are ok.Pump will probably need replacement. Dose anyone know of any tsb for hose problem or is there a screen in the resevoir....
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2007 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L 4.2 VIN: 1FTRX14W17
customer stated that was driving and herd rallting noise louder in town, he said high way speeds tire noise drowns out engine noise, in town or slow speeds engine noise is verry noticable. pulled valve cover to inspect and dont see heavy wear on cam and all lo...
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2010 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L Hesitation
Hi All, Customer had engine replaced by Ford a couple years ago, as the first motor burned a piston. As you know, this is a supercharged engine. Well, I fear he is on the road to losing a second engine. As soon as you put your foot into it, she pings. Major d...
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1995 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L power window VIN: 1GKDM19W9S
New customer so have never worked this vechicle before. Came in right window would not roll up or down. Took trim pad off, looks like someone already changed window motor. Tested the motor - works fine using jumper wires. They brought new switches for both sid...
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2007 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKSK163X7
i have known this vehicle since it was new fairly well maintained removed valve cover and the valves seem to be functioning properly Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304
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2007 Hyundai Sonata SE 3.3L front suspension VIN: 5NPEU46F57
customer had this vechicle at other shops in the past for this codition of a front end popping and clunking noise and vehicle wonder like there is a loose front end part. he had struts and strut mounts replaced about a year ago. the condition seems to be getti...
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2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S2Y
This has 4 O2 sensors, my scanner only shows 2 O2 pids. All pids look good until it acts up with really bad surge/cuts out. O2's go to .02V, Long and Short term fuel trims go to 0 and pulsewidth jump from 0 to 18msec. I did not check fuel pressure, I'm thinkin... Trouble codes: P0303 (cyl 3 missfire), P0305 (cyl 5 missfire)
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L rear diff VIN: 1J4GW58N22
hello to all and thank you for the help. this jeep belongs to our sales manager. a month ago i replaced the rear diff pinion and carrier bearings. they where making noise and were pitted. once i replaced the bearings this moaning/growling noise started when tu...
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2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L charge indicator light VIN: SALME11425
this car was driven into the shop with the charge indicator light on showed no voltage from alternator.We installed a bosch rebuilt alternator and it now charges at 14v but the charge indicator light stays on when running.The wiring diagram for the charge circ...
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2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJBT20X44
p0052 Check engine light on, no complaint from owner other than the light is on. We replaced the b1s1 O2 with a new OE sensor a year ago. we also replaced the b2s1 today, same trouble MIL lamp on. When looking at the o2 info on our scanner, I would think that ... Trouble codes: P0052
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2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Traction Control VIN: 1LNHM82W7Y
Hey guys here 1 for u i have a 2000 town car that when cold the traction light comes on while driving and the car will stall and wont restart un til u stop the car and put it in park and cycle the key then the car will star and run fine light gos out and stays...
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2006 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L feels like misfiring VIN: JM1GG12L06
This vehicle idles beautifully. But when accelerating especially uphill, you can feel the engine like misfiring constantly, like little hesitations. Hooked up IDS on test runs to check for misfiring but saw none. STFT ok, O2 sensors ok. Ran all the sensor test...
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2008 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L alt VIN: 4F4ZR47E98
What should be stright foreward has sent me on a trip.Have a truck that will not charge.Has a new battery and altenator.The altenator has battery voltage at lg/r wire as well as the yellow and white wire.also battery power at b/o wire witch is the main wire.ev...
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2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Surge VIN: 4M2EU48826
Hello all. I have this mountianeer that has a 150 rpm surge when running 30 to 40 mph. Have tried throttle body from known good vehicle. Had ford dealer make sure pcm is up to date. Problem is still there. We have also done a trans flush using sp fluid to make...
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2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Battery isolation device VIN: WMWRE33483
Mini gurus: Airbag light is on, replaced RH seatbelt catch/tensioner assembly which took care of two faults. But there is still fault MRS4-0B ("positive terminal isolation, high resistance"). I removed battery, treated/cleaned all connections, reset the fault...
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73527
Hello,I am not sure where to go from here on this mini-cooper s.It has a hesitation on acceloration accompinied by a cel.the code is 02885 charge air pressure deviation.alldata has absolutely nothing on this code. I do have scanner readings at idle multiplic... Trouble codes: 02885 (charge air pressure control deviation plausibility)
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2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L number 1 misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G3Y
Tried again and again on getting this cylinder 1 to fire and it just wont. It continues to misfire slow acceleration and shakes bad when parked or stopped any ideas on how to resolve this issue.
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2004 Mitsubishi Galant GTS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AB3GS64
Help Mitsubishi techs! After customer had reflash done at dealer for a TSB concerning p0174 the code came back within 2 days. The car runs great, plenty of power, doesn't skip a beat at all. The freeze frame shows B2 LTFT hit 12.5% at 1500rpm and B1 LTFT is at... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 Lean)
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Compressor VIN: 1N4DL01D8Y
Replaced fan assembly per customer w/ outside diagnostics, also found water pump leaking and replaced it as well. A/C will not come on all light on contol panel light up, checked voltage to relay, with key on and contoller on i have battery voltage on terminal...
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L cam sensor VIN: 3N1CB51D43
Hey guys, we all know issues with cam sensors and nissans.. i was in a bind and went with the mistake advance auto cam sensor. po340 code / intermittent no start.. it fixed it... the veh came back 1 month ago same problem.. i replaced it with another advance a...
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2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L No start VIN: 1N4AL11D83
Vehicle was wrecked and the underhood fuse box was damaged. Vehicle brought to us running but with wipers running with key off. Determined customer had installed fuse box from wrong year and had them find one that matched the orignal part number. Installed the...
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2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L master cylinder
Customer complained about low brake pedal early in the morning after start up... then after pumping it a few times, pedal would start to feel I've never duplicated problem as it felt fine to me when driving it in the shop. I put a brand new aftermarket master ...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on, VIN: WP0CA2989W
Hello to all you porsche guru's! I've got a good one, this car came in stalling at idle and on deceleration when the clutch was disengaged. It then would have a difficult time restarting especially after a hot soak. It had a bunch of miss fire faults in the co... Trouble codes: P0154 (O2 sensor ahead of cat 4-6 intermittent no signal), P1124, P1126, P0300, P0130, P0150
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2004 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Suspension
Hi every one, a customer asked me to change 2 rear shocks on this Toyota Land Cruiser and its basically the same vehicle as lexus 470 and it uses the AHC suspension, my question is, do i have to do any special bleeding after fitting the rear shocks and if so h...
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2009 Toyota Corolla XLE 1.8L Head gasket VIN: JTDBL40E79
This is a 2009 1.8 liter Corolla, it has at very least a blown head gasket. The service information available to me states that the engine needs to be removed from the vehicle to service the cylinder head! Has anyone done this job and were you able to complete...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Air Flow VIN: 3VWSS29M01
Customer is complaining of very little air flow coming from all the vents. We have checked the air distribution door and found the foam all deteriorated. So we installed all new foam and rechecked. Now the middle vents have sufficient air flow, but there is st...
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2002 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWWH63B82
This is not my first atq timing belt this is about 8 th or 9th. Yes i have the camshaft bar lock, crankshaft lock and camshaft gear puller. This job went text book but i must have made a mistake i do not know how to fix. Checked mb 93 and phase position bank 1... Trouble codes: P1522
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2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8 4.2L stepper motor VIN: WVWAF63D34
i have a 2004 Volkswagen Phaeton that has a severe clunk while at sharp turns in reverse and drive. Using mitchell i could not find any information on the stepper motor. some of the iatn fourms directed me to stepper motor. they said it was located on the tran...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: YV1VS2556Y
Attention volvo techs. I have a S40 here that just wont leave. It started with the customer having the flashing "shift" arrow on the dash and a surging idle/stall complaint. I pulled 4 codes, 2 for trans/torque converter(don't remember the numbers), P0171-bank... Trouble codes: P1014 (VVT reset valve)
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Vvs VIN: YV1VS29551
Seal is slinging oil bad. In the past we've had some of these continue to leak after seal replacement. Any tips on cleaning ports or should we just replace cam seals?
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2005 Volvo V70 2.4 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SW61285
i hav e this 2005 volvo v 70 that has all kinds of communications dtcs in in almost every module on the car what is happening is every now and then this car will go in to limp home mode uner cruising speed i haven't had it happen to me but my service maneger d... Trouble codes: ECM91, ECM99, ECM53, D
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2006 Volvo S80 2.5T 2.5L 1-2-3 upshift,3-2-1 downshift VIN: YV1TS59226
This is my sisters car and she is 800 miles from my shop. Symptoms are when coming to a stop light transmission downshifts 3-2-1 very quickly and is intermittent. When leaving a stop light upon accelerating transmission up-shifts 1-2-3 very quickly and way bef...
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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, hard start VIN: 19UUA5664Y
Replaced fuel pressure regulator and pcm. Fuel pressure is now 10 psi higher with new regulator. Car starts every time now. Thanks for the help.
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1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Fuel gauge VIN: 4USCH7320T
Hey Gang, The fix turned out to be pretty simple. When the car came back for the "final solution" to the gauge problem we did our usual walk around inspection and noted the brake lights were out. The fuse was replaced and promptly failed on the first brake...
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2009 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L No Start, blows ecm1 fuse VIN: 5GAER23D99
George from Alabama The flasher and a bulb in the place of the fuse really helped to trace the three supply wires into the ECM and the three grounds out to various points of the vehicle that ran me down some interesting avenues. Thanks George! Dan from Texas I...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L tcc code 741 VIN: 1G6KD54Y83
Prolem solved for G.M. po741 code from hell!! Parts replaced to fix 4T80E 03 Caddy Deville were both internal wire harnesses,torque conv. w/new G.M.Viscouse type,TCC Solenoid w/new G.M.,E.P.C.solenoid w/New G.M.,and channel plate gasket. Problem solved!!! Than...
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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Backfire when starti VIN: 1GNEK13R9T
A big thank you to all that have replied. I suspected the distributor/ drive gear and most of you confirmed this. The vehicle left the area just after post and will not return for another couple of weeks at which time I will take a good look at distributor. A...
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L43
A big thanks to many of you. Having a better understanding of how the particular circuit works helped. The repair was two fold. First, the ground pin in the connector was not seating well in the TPS, so I was intermittently losing ground. I pulled that and rep... Trouble codes: P0123 (TPS Voltage High).
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2004 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Ac Relay - PCM VIN: 2C3HD46R34
Finnally got this vehicle back in here Today it is only 45 deg here rather than 85 so the problem was pretty evident - the Evap Temp Sensor was showing an incorrect temp - the voltage was showing 4.1 volts today should have been less than 2v replaced the s...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Compressor/Fans VIN: 3A4FY48B46
Even though the fan ran fine when hooked directly to the battery, it was ultimately the fan that was faulty. Thanks to everyone who helped me identify the wires and how everything worked. I tested the radiator fan with my Solus scanner, and determined that the...
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1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7MF3361W
Well not fixed, but found out the hard way that I can only add one update. So adding additional findings and then will open another case to continue. Not sure if I mentioned that the truck has a Banks system with Edge programmer & A pillar display. Removed...
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2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WD5PD64494
Thanks for the replies we looked at wiring, fuse boxes and found no relationship to the issue and we were not able to induce the issue with the helpful replies so we sent it off to the local sprinter dealer and will update when results are known once again tha... Trouble codes: 16102, B1040 (0- CAN Comm at ECM faulty...KI), 5508 (CAN Comm ECM faulty...ESP).
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1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Serpentine Belt tensioner VIN: 3FAKP1136X
Thanks for the feedback. I had wondered if the compressor was causing the problem but it rotated with no binding.Took the advice from techs to replace the tensioner and belt with Ford parts,no problems at this time,however, time will tell.Thanks again
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2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSX21PX5
This truck is fixed the ipr valve was replaced and it started right up air tested after and found no leaks Thanks for all the help Chuck Trouble codes: P0266.
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1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKDT13W2W
thanks the new pump was the problem. some of the aftermarket pumps just dont get it done
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1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on
thank you guys, yoi gave me a great help, i did follow the instruction on getting codes out , code 17 and 43 pointing to vss, we did chenge it and wala! "s" light was gone also the speedometer start working fine, again thank you much, the o2 sensor took care ... Trouble codes: 1 (o2 sensor).
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2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L convertor VIN: 1HGEM22931
Well I had alot of replies that ranged from transmission from japanese import suppliers won't work,bad torque convertor and sensors. All sensors had been replaced. I bit the bullet and tried a new torque convertor and it still has no lockup once you get to hig...
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2005 Hummer H2 6.0L Lock cylinder VIN: 5GRGN23U95
I'm saying yes I fixed it because I haven't been able to make it act up after I replaced the lock cylinder and after I replaced the battery cable bolts per a TSB that stated a no crank condition may be caused by improperly tightened battery cable bolts. I che...
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1998 Jaguar XJR 4.0L W/S wipers VIN: SAJPX1848W
All the replies were useful in one way or another except for Brian's, which indicated that he had not read the post carefully. Brian, I didn't ask for relay location(s); I knew the answer to that unasked question. I asked if anyone knew of relay or other compo...
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2005 Jaguar XK8 4.2L out put shaft seal VIN: SAJDA42C45
I would like to thank everyone that sent me information on the Jag diff leak it was helpful, but it would even be better if the parts would come in from the dealer so i could try to repair it . It was very helpful to find out that the seal was part of the b...
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2004 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Mechanical
Hi to all who replied to my questions. The info you all gave me was exactly what I was thinking and needed to relay to the customer.Being that the engine was overheated and leaking coolant from the heads coupled with the problematic sleeves, We decided the on...
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (Car) 3.0L Soft top, Roll bar VIN: WDBFA61E7P
Well, after receiving some good replies and talking with the customer, the instrument panel is being shipped to Beckmann Technologies for repair and when I get it back, I can update this post. My time was about to run out for keeping the request open, so I fig...
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2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on, instrument cluster VIN: 1N4BL11D93
I finaly fixed this one. I had made an educated SWAG. The CAN network going down can be frustrating. I was 90% sure I had the problem when I disconected the tcm and the CAN network came back online.but wanted a part to install before I could be 100%. To make ... Trouble codes: U1000, U1001 (controller area network communications circuit), P0507 (Idle speed contole system).
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2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D44
I have not had time to get back to this car yet. I did find broken and cracked wires to the coils. I am trying to find a harness if possible. hopefuly after that I can here it run thanks for all the help.
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2008 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Evaporator? VIN: 5N1BV28U48
Found blend door actuator not closing max air door replaced actuator solved problem
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2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L slight misfire intermittent VIN: JF1SG63606
Thanks for all the advice everyone. The reason I was so focused on the timing belt was because the customer swore up and down the light wasn't on until we worked on it. After tearing it back down twice to verify(timing marks dead on)I finally asked her if she ...
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2003 Suzuki Aerio SX 2.0L Stall VIN: JS2RC41H53
Finally fixed this beast. I had replaced the mass airflow sensor due to the numbers dropping out when it tried to die. It would drop to almost .5 then jump back up to 2.7. Once I replaced the mass airflow it quit trying to die. Was told you had to replace the ...
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1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Cuts out VIN: 1NXBA02E9V
Thank you all for respondig. Wayne from Illinois hit it on the head. After testing every input to pcm and going trough all the post responses I finially decided to try a OEM distributor from another car. All gone. I cant beleive 2 distributors can do the same ...
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1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No 1-2 Shift, VIN: 4T1BG22K2X
I would like to thank everyone who replied, after reading the respones and test driving one more time, we sold the owner a used transmission, we put it in yesterday and it shifts great. Thanks again for all the help.
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2005 Toyota Camry 2.4L Brake Pedal VIN: 4T1BE32K35
THANKS ALL, MY CLIENT BOUGHT THE CAR BACK AND WE REPLACED THE MASTER CYLINDER AND RE-FLUSHED THE BRAKE SYSTEM WITH DOT 3 FLUID. THE BRAKE PEDAL FEELS FIRM NOW... THANKS AGAIN FOR THE HELP.
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1976 Triumph TR6 2.5L turn signals
The flasher is above passengers right foot, behind side carpet. Thank you for the help. The Haynes manual said it was on the drivers side, true for the English cars. Yesterday my mechanic said something about Knock off wheels that I didn't know. He said not to...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L drive belt VIN: 3VWCF21C2X
Man did I get great input on this problem. The fact the alt, freewheeling clutch was bad is what fixed the problem. We replaced the alt, and the belt tensioner and all is good thanks Iatn again, sometimes I dont think the factory techs have this type of suppor...
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2006 Volvo XC90 V8 Ocean Race 4.4L no start VIN: YV4CZ85296
06 V0lvo XC90. We could mot scann the system bacause there was no power to plug. turned out to be a defective NEW ignition switch. Thanks for the sugestions. Cecil @ Carters Automoptive
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