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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Check Engine Light VIN: 2HNYD18653
Car came back next day with check engine light on again, completed a system scan on both obd2 & vehicle specific both came up with no codes all systems pass. Check engine light still on. Seems it has something locked in memory to keep light on just wondering i...
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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L brake Lights VIN: WBAGN63453
the car came in with the battery completely dead would not take a charge turned the battery switch off key out of ignition switch replaced the battery with anew bmw same4 part # battery started the engine alot of the dash lights were on parking brake failure m...
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2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Stall VIN: WBABN73423
We have this 03 325ci with N56 engine that intermittently stalls. I have experienced the problem at idle. The engine code I have is P16C3 or 28B2 SPEED LIMITATION: RESET I checked for bulletins. could not locate. Anyone been here before that could pass on some...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Speedomoter VIN: 1G6DM57N03
All steering wheel switches working normal -- all brake & clutch switches working normal -- when driving on freeway cruise will dopr out & speedo sometimes reads + or - 10 mph from actual -- found a code p0704 which is non existent in mitchell or identafix -- ...
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1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GCHC34R5W
can anyone tell me where the vacumn that is applied to the fuel pressure regulator comes from or thru . this vehicle has set for 6 yrs . their is no change in fuel pressure when the engine is revved . Trouble codes: P0101
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1999 Chevrolet K1500 LS 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19R9X
I was brought after a Firestone performed close to grand worth of work new EGR valve been installed code is P1404 The code is due to EGR detection at idle. I have checked valve I do not see any carbon on seat but the seat feels very weak maybe aftermarket valv... Trouble codes: 1404 (Egr)
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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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2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6L Electronic VIN: 1GCHK23678
Hi all, working on this truck, it is a 4 wheel drive with the allision trans. and duramax. I'm trying to locate the output speed sensor but all information I find is on a 2wd truck. Any help appricated.
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2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 2C8GP64L43
When hot at light throttle the 1-2 shift has harsh double bump not a slip bump or flare shift. Under very light throttle or medium to heavy throttle the shift is perfect. Pinion factor is correct and computer relearn has been performed, have driven 200 miles w...
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2009 Chrysler 300 (Car) Touring 3.5L Oil Dash Light VIN: 2C3KA53V49
I need help on this one vehicle came in with low oil light on and I replaced the oil sender switch light go's out but not until you start it and then turn it off and restart i have oil pressure and voltage to sensor but have never seen this before only after y...
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1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Misfire, Backfire VIN: 1B7HC16XXV
Truck came in with misfire on cylinder 5. Traced it to plugged injector, so cleaned it and off it went running great. Comes back three days later and it is backfiring, no power, hesitation. No misfire counters present, no codes. Suspect timing (chain is rattli...
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2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2B8GP44341
Thanks in advance for all your help. At 40 mph vehicle has very light misfire 2 times or chuggle. If it was my vehicle i would keep driving. I have checked fuel pressure and spark both are within spec. When problem occurs the only thing i see in scan tool is s...
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2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EL46X64
Vehicle is driving us nuts. Hoping some of you guys have run across this before. Vehicle originally came in for a no start. It had no spark. Replaced ignition coil and fired right up. 1 Week later vehicle came back no start. Was actually towed in. Vehicle fire...
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2005 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES26C15
05 Neon, no start,P0513-no skim key. I could really use some Chrysler help. Car was brought in for no start. No starter operation or anything. There was no communication from PCM. Went to ck. powers and grounds at PCM, found computer was full water and termina... Trouble codes: P0513
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2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck TRX4 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KS28C67
This truck came to me no start HOT...I found when HOT the High pressure fuel was only going to about 400psi...I ran every test in the book and found no problem...I replaced the pressure relief valve on the common rail (with a factory Cummins valve) and the pro... Trouble codes: P0480 (testing and results)
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTFS24H2T
hi all,well as stated i have a ford e250 van here giving me a little bit of a problem. came in with mil on and code P0171 in memory. checked tsb's and found a reflash for fuel trim codes. also van had original plugs and wires on it. i should also state that i ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1)
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1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L engine VIN: 1FAFP4047X
I wana know if sombody was involve in problem like this if someone give me some inputs Im thinking on the trany next.
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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31P74
we put on new HPOP & IPR last month seemed ok came back hard start hot applied shop air to icp port found injector orings on left side leaking replaced left side only was good for 2 weeks back again same problem How do u comand icp closed to test further I thi... Trouble codes: P2240, P2241
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU93116
thanks in advance we have an escape with check light on and p0191 in memory . when fuel pressure is checked in the shop pressure matches data line reading very closely. the interesting part is when you check freeze frame data it shows fuel pressure being 961 l... Trouble codes: P0191
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21R88
After pump and add on installation truck fires right up runs smooth but shuts off after 10-15 min of idling and will not restart for 4-5 hours of sitting. I test fpcv circuit and it will ohm out within spec 3.5 when cold but open warm? Do I have a defective br... Trouble codes: P0090
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2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L p0452 VIN: 1FMCU03Z18
I was advise by identifix to blow out all the lines, and could not find blockage. Also replaced vent solenoid.
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2010 Ford Fusion SEL 2.5L Failed Emission Test VIN: 3FAHP0JA3A
All monitors have completed except for o2 and o2 heater. Can't locate drive cycle requirement to enable the monitors to run. Did a general drive cycle, but monitors didn't run. Customer had driven vehicle extensively prior to her leaving it with us to see if w...
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1998 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 4.3L p0300 VIN: 1GTEC14W2W
Starts running poorly once or twice a month.starts running poorly going to work drives to work shuts off truck. Starts missing most of the time on freeway. Restart runs good. Has code p0300 freeze fram readings. Engine load 24 coolant 189 st trim 1% st trim 12...
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1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L Misfire VIN: 2GTEK19T9X
Fuel pressure is 56psi. Misfiring on cylinder 4 most of the time and sometimes on cylinder 6. Replaced coils and injectors. Injectors are noiding. Compression is 150 psi. Need help if anyone has any ideas, it would be greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: P300, P157, P332
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2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Hesitation, Stall, on turning full left VIN: 1GKDT13S32
vehichle stalls sometimes and almost cuts off on full left or right turn. Have cleaned t-body, idle relearn but results are still the same. vehichle belongs to an older couple and they are afraid it is goin to cut off and dont want to drive it.
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1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L dash clock VIN: JHLRD1861W
Dash clock does not illuminate and can not be read. CR-V owner's website states this is a common problem with this model. The replacement part is expensive ) $250. Do any of the Honda techs know if this unit can be repaired and if so how?
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2008 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Safety VIN: 1HGFA16558
First thanks for any replies on this on. I sorta of inherited this one this old lady got ripped off . she thinks she got a good deal but wait til its done being fixed and see the deal she got. Anyway she went to get an emmision test and no check engine light ...
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2006 Infiniti M35 X 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: JNKAY01F46
Hello everyone. This infinity was brought in with complaint of overheating and heater not blowing hot air. Cooling system basics checked, full of coolant, fans working, no leaks..A short test drive and temps climb above 220. Turned on heater and initialy blew ...
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1988 Jaguar XJS C 5.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SAJNA5846J
Car was towed in. Customer stated wouldn't run and could smell gas. We attempted to start the engine, it fired and ran on 6 cylinders (poorly), with a strong smell of gas. Shut car off and noticed fuel dripping from RH catalytic converter. Crankcase oil is ov...
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Cuts out VIN: SAJDA01D6Y
Engine starts and idles fine. When driving it quits running when accelerating with more than 1/2 throttle, starts right back up again. Trouble codes: P1580 (testing and results)
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2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Electronic VIN: 1J4GL48K93
Hi, techs, Have this Liberty thats kicking my butt. Came in with trans in limp mode and tried to pull codes- no communication. I checked all fuses -good. went to controller and checked pin 56 - 12 volts- no power on pins 16 and 17 which means relay is not tur...
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2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Mirrors VIN: SALME11455
The folding mirrors on this Range Rover are out of sync. When you use the fold back button one mirror folds out and the other Mirror fold in. I have manually folded the Mirrors back into sync many times but they just return to out of sync positions. Both Mirro...
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2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Transmission VIN: SALMF15496
Car for a year now from what the customer said had popped a message on the screen for transmission fault. I had scanned it once and found a code for shift solenoid E. The transmission always had driven smooth and shifted thru every gear. I heard the same "I'm ...
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2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JTHBF30GX2
we have an 02 lexus es300 in here that will not idle.this is a fly by wire system ,so there is no IAC. when the car is cold it will idle at about 500 rpm,s but as soon as it starts to warm up it drops down to 0 .you can keep the car idling fine by depresing th...
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2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L park to reverse VIN: 1LNHM86S13
Max line pressure from park to reverse... I need the park to reverse relearn steps for this vehicle... Thanks...
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2002 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28J02
I have two main questions for everyone. First is there a way to vew missfires on these things because Mode 6 pid 53 is not supported. The second one is in freeze frame it lists two different temp readings. one say electronic coolant tempreture (f) and the seco... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder Miss fire)
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2008 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Timing Chain VIN: JM1BK12G98
Car came in with a warped head due to an over-heating problem. I installed a new head but Aldata doesn't give much information on installing the timing chain and front crank pulley. I bought the tools from Ford but I'm a little hazy on how to set it up. Acordi...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L oil pressure VIN: WDBGA51E0N
This car came into the shop with a complaint of the oil pressure light coming on when the car is fully warmed up. We tested the pressure with a mechanical gauge and found that with a cold motor there is about 80 lbs a5 1k rpm but when motor is fully warm it ha...
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1991 Mercury Tracer 1.9L lo speed cooling fan VIN: 3MAPM15JXM
Alright, Ill start from the top here, the customer brought in car a couple of days ago with no lo speed cooling fan operation. The customer has already replaced the ECT for the computer, the gauge sender, the EEC and the lo speed fan relay. I have tested the m...
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Abs operation VIN: 2MEFM75W6Y
Customer came in with false abs activation. Right front wheel speep sensor is bent but is still reading speed starting at 3 mph, lower than 3 mph it reads 0 mph.Left rear wheel speed sensor reads 0 mph until vehcle speed is 5 mph. Once all wheel speed sensors ...
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2002 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Electronic VIN: 2MEFM75W32
Thanks in advance for any advice. This vehicle has both ABS and Brake light on. Unplug ABS module and wire to parking brake results in ABS light off but Brake light still on. Replaced level sensor in master cylinder- same problem. Scanner will not communicate ...
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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Headlights VIN: 2MEFM75WX3
The headlights will intermittantly go out and come back on. It will do this in the auto mode and in the manual mode. When they go out customer can use the flash-to-pass position on the multifunction switch and they will come on. I replaced the multifunction/di...
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2007 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWMF73577
Vehicle came in with a Check engine light. I pulled codes with a Launch diagun and got some strange codes I'm not familiar with but I wrote them all down but I don't think any of them come into play here. The customer just baugth the car in Chicago and drove i... Trouble codes: P2402 (Evap System Leak Detection Pump Control Ckt High)
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2005 Nissan Xterra Off-Road 4.0L overdrive VIN: 5N1AN08UX5
Transmission will come out of overdrive for split second when you push the O/D off button on shifter but will go right back into o/d after button released. If you hold the o/d button in the trans will stay out of o/d until you release the button. Alldata and M...
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2007 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L Unknown VIN: 5N1AR18W17
To all I have this pathfinder with what i would describe a s a vibration. Customer calls it a humm. You can feel it around the footwell area and the car just genearally sound loud. The problem is present, even at idle but gets worse when you load against the b...
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1997 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2P4FP2531V
This van was given to me, and I use it for my business. Runs well but gets poor fuel economy. Seems to misfire under cruse conditions. I obtained these rather odd codes from a new scan tool, the Maxidas, 071C, 071D, 071E, 071F, 0720, 0721, 0722, 0723 described... Trouble codes: P0134 (Heated Oxygen Sensor Bank 1 Sensor 1 Signal Remains At Center), 071C, 071D, 071E, 071F, 0720 (system rich R-Idle adapt at lean limit U3F)
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2003 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NW52EX3
This intermittent no start has me puzzled. It has only happened here at the shop once. When the car fails to start, there is plenty of spark, fuel pressure OK, the security light doesn't flash. While cranking it sounds like it's out of time. If it had a distri...
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2007 Saturn Outlook XR 3.6L Steering column VIN: 5GZER23737
This unit[same as a GMC Acdia] will not make a sound cool in the morning. But after driven a while a noise developes in the column, [sounds like rubber to metal[, as you turn.We have lubed all we can see without removing steering from housing. Has any had this...
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2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L Cuts out, Stall
I need some help going crazy on this outback and I work on alot of outback The car will sometimes crank along time before starting then when it does start you have to hold the throttle wot to get it started sometimes it will start like nothing is wrong when pu...
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2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD70695
Hi All I have this 2005 Subaru WRX STi that will set P0011 and P0021 codes every 3rd drive cycle. I have checked the timing marks and they are correct. It has the correct genuine Subaru timing belt. The camshaft phasers have been changed along with both oil co... Trouble codes: P0011 (Camshaft Position A Timing Over Advance Bank 1), P0021 (Intake Camshaft Position Timing - Over Advanced Bank 2)
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2006 Subaru Forester X L.L. Bean Edition 2.5L none VIN: JF1SG69666
I hope somebody was involbe in problem like this. i have this subaru whith strange noise sounds like knocking but can only hear from inside the car in idle with windows close. sounds like lower end nocking but from outside the car can't hear nothing i check mo...
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2007 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited 2.5L blower VIN: 4S3BL62687
Car has auto HVAC controls. Will intermittently loose the blower-stops working. Customer says she hits a bump and it works again. Can not duplicate this concern. Remove resistor and looks ok, check wireing harness to blower motr and resistor-ok. Where is the b...
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1996 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Wire Routing VIN: 4TAWN74NXT
Can anyone tell me the correct plug wire routing for this 3.4 motor? (what coil on bank 1 goes to what cylinder on bank 2). Thanks
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2001 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TESN92N11
Hi guys, Have this Tacoma (a friends) and it keeps setting a PO171 lean code. He had it at the dealer and they replaced the A/F ratio sensor for the Po171. They also told him he needed a new cat convertor. I replaced the MAF with a dealer part. I have smoke t... Trouble codes: P0171
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2010 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.5L Right Front VIN: 5TDYK4CC0A
High guys, I am hopeing all you toyo guys can help with this one. The van cam in with a complaint of a popping noise while turning. After road testing, I found a popping noise comeing from the right front while turning and breaking all the time. I put on a dri...
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1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Overheating VIN: 3VWBB61C3W
This car came in with oil leaks, and requested tune up for mileage, Customers says vehicle looses coolant and overheats while driving . NO visable leaks, if you drive the car with the heater on the car does fine . I dont have the adapter to pressure test syste...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L secondary air VIN: 3VWSC29M11
have a 2001 jetta gls with a non operating secondary air pump on start up causing a po411 code. i cannot find any other enabling conditions for it to work thru alldata other than ect. i can command it on fine and it blows good strong air thru the tube, it just...
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29M11
Customer brought the vehicle in witgh MIL on showing P0411. Secondary air motor will not turn on on cold start, I can command it on and it blows good stream of air, tested all solenoids and valves. all tests were run with ECT well within the enabling condition... Trouble codes: P0411
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3VWSG29M21
Hello all, thanks in advance for the help. We replaced the transmission due to an accident, sent the car to the dealer to have computor flashed because of a shifting issue with an associated tsb. Customer ran car for a couple days and brought the car back beca... Trouble codes: P1639 (Accelerator Position Sensor 1/2G79/G185 Implausable Sign), P0343 (Camshaft Position SensorSensor-G40 Signal too high)
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2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSB69M42
Hey Guys Vehicle came in on the hook with no start condition. lady was at the vehicle testing station when the vehicle died on her while she was in the cae and would not crank up. Vehicles engine turns over but does not start. Checked for fuel pressure and ha...
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2003 Audi A4 1.8L radiator and heater core VIN: WAULC68E03
WELL, WOW WHAT A RIDE AND A LACK OF UPFRONT INFO KINDA THRU US OFF SOME TOO, IT TURNS OUT THE CAR HAD SEVERAL ISSUES, FIRST THE OIL MIX WAS FOR SURE THE OIL COOLER JUST LIKE ALL MY REPLIES HAD SAID AND THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR HELP, THE SECOND PROBLEM WAS HER C...
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1991 BMW M3 2.3L Tach Trip Computer VIN: WBSAK0314M
Well I was hoping for a magic fix, but it looks like I'll hve to send the cluster out for repair. Thanks for all the help.
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2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L left headlamp VIN: 2G1WF55E41
Thanks guys Found the DK Blue wire from relay box to left head lamp asm.to be corodid and open along battery What ever happened to the good old days when one wire from the dimmer switch did the trick guess Im old school Just wish I had better info on this mode...
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2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, lack of power under VIN: 1GNDT13W52
science always wins. so i thank all of the 14 repliers . YES a clogged CAT was the problem. a back pressure test verified the problem. allan [...] and others gave me a follow up email which helped nail it down. i mentioned the tranny shop and TP sensor only to... Trouble codes: P0101.
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2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L drivers front seal VIN: 1GCHK23285
Thanks for all the information. I am going to do like some said and just go with a seal as some have said the bearings dont really go bad in the front end. I am going to ordr the seal installer from my tool man, which I can get fairly quick. Thanks again for t...
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.9L RF turn signal VIN: 2G1WS55196
Well, it's fixed. Michael from Wisconsin was close. Someone clipped the lead for the dome lamp circuit under the dash and taped the harness back up. I wired it back in and removed the bulbs to keep the lights out and away we go. I really hate poorly labele...
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2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L can't reset TPMS VIN: 2GCEK290X9
We went through all of the reset proceedures on this unit including - air pressure up and down / key fob / modis - comanding into relearn - will not stay into relearn after first tire is commanded to relearn - we also went as far as to rotate tires to see if t...
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2004 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Touring 3.8L 2nd VIN: 2C4GP54L84
Thanks to everyone who took the time to assist me with this problem. I've replaced the IPM and voalla "FIXED". THANKS AGAIN!!
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2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Governor pressure VIN: 3B7KC26ZX2
Thanks for all the suggestions. It turned out to be a bad PCM. Most of you said to hook up the pressure gauge to verify what I was seeing on the scanner. Everything matched up, actual pressure followed the scan tool info. Took valve body down, pressure tested ...
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2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14556
Thanks Lee. This is the first time I have used mode 6. It wasnt cyl 8 even though that was my code. Was cyls 4&7. A pair of coils fixed it. Thanks again ! Trouble codes: P0308.
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2005 GMC Sierra 3500 SLT 6.6L Fuel rail pressure sensor, PCM VIN: 1GTHK33295
Found engine oil pressure sensor 5 volt reference wire pinched on the power steering bracket. Repaired wiring vehicle now starts.
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2005 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L #4 cylinder VIN: KMHCG35C35
There were 5 replies that mainly told me that the engine was probably bad. A "barrel shaped" cylinder was one possibility. The noise was so disturbing that the customer decided to buy another car, so it is down the road. Thanks for the help.
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2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L no power VIN: KMHWF25S15
Thanks for the help that was offered. The black plastic round object around the fuel pump is an filter. I went to dealer and after and phone call to there parts supplier, we learned that it is an filter and it come free with the pump.($285.00 free) Anway I ins...
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1985 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Heater valve and compressor VIN: SAJAV1346F
Thanks to all that responded. The ac amplifer was the issue. Not available thru World Pac or jag but found a used one in Georgia. You guys are a god send. Thanks for the wealth of info.
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2004 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L High beams VIN: SAJWA74C44
Thanks for all the input. It ended up needing the combo switch.
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2000 Mazda Millenia Millennium Edition 2.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2223Y
Hello fellow techs. Well this Millenia shows no more problems after replacing the PCM with a known good unit. We retested and retraced all our findings as mentioned prior to this closing post. All solenoids and connections checked out OK. Before closing post, ... Trouble codes: P1540 (Air bypass system open or short cicuit).
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2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L compressor VIN: JM3ER29347
Great advice from everyone. Because of money we decided to go the route of Alan from Cal. Aidan from Aus. and Ray from Cal. We remove a/c compressor and inspected. Did not see any particles in the compress or hoses so we went ahead and replaced the compressor...
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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Misfire VIN: WDBFA66E9N
SPECIAL THANKS TO RICHARD! I HAVE SWAPPED THE FUEL LINE ON CYLINDER 6 & 5 AND MISFIRE MOVED FROM 6 TO 5! REBUILT FUEL DISTRIBUTOR IS ON ORDER! THANK YOU GUYS!
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2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L blend door VIN: 2MEFM75W8Y
BDA=blend door actuator CCU=climate control unit Well, I just knew the CCU was bad... WRONG! Shame on me for assuming the replacement BDA was good. I checked the BDA with a meter- showed open, no continuity across the motor pins. The second replacement part ...
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2004 Mitsubishi Galant GTS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AB3GS64
Thank you everyone for your input. It was infact a bad MAF. Replaced with a OEM MAF and fuel trims went down across the board. MAF g/s read slightly higher at 2500rpm. Justin hits the nail on the head with this one. Thanks again for the input. Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 Lean).
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2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Compressor VIN: 1N4DL01D8Y
Thank to Doyle [...] PA, After testing for grounds,found the system pressure in it. Going On the diagnostics he customer paid for elsewhere we took for granted the system was full, we did charge he system found two really large leaks.the customer declined to fix ...
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2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, rev limits VIN: 1N4BA41E34
Was finally able to check the fuel pressure/volume, and it was very low, only 25 psi. Waited a week for customer to get a new pump. Installed it, and vehicle was no better. Back to the drawing board. After rechecking everything, decided to remove the rear conv... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE 4.0L master cylinder
believe it or not the car is fixed by just me driving it over and I came in the garage next day decided that I would drive around because of someone posted said I'm driving it will eventually make the car abs pump start working . I guess those abs pumps blee...
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1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: WP0CA2986W
I did'nt realize I was past due on this one. The car has been sitting in the back of the shop waiting for a customer decision. What I did was call Autologic and between the tech on the phone and myself checking the TRU and FRU numbers on the scan tool, he beli...
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2003 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3L shifter cable VIN: YS3EB59EX3
Hi all. This one is fixed. Justin laid it all out and it turns out that the earlier cable does not fit the later car ('02 and up). Justin also revealed a repair for the earlier cable it does not apply to the later. An old fashioned Google search on the part nu...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L engine VIN: 5TDZT38A02
Catillytic Convertor on Bank One was 100% Clogged. Thanks for the help yall were dead on the money. The thing that threw me though was the valve train noise that the engine was producing. I have never heard an engine with that type of noise due to a clogged co...
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2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWAC63B21
Thanks for the replies. Was advised thr bcm has to be in the loop for the car to spin over and to check for water in the bcm. It was dry. Discovered opening the l/r dorr would blow fuse 14 for the power windows and car would not start. Appparently that fuse al...
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2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L impropper shift VIN: 3VWCB21C62
Time has run out so I have to close this request. Thanks to all those who took time to respond. The car is still sitting on the lot waiting for me to fix. After describing the symptoms to a local trans tech he was sure that the problem was broken internal part...
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2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L downshift VIN: 3VWCM31Y94
We were in tough spot with this car, no transmission shop would take this car, and the customer was told by VW that it needed a entire transmission, So the owner was hoping we could do sometime better/ ie cheaper. Everyone mentioned the valve body and that mad...
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2010 Volkswagen Passat CC Sport 2.0L Cooling fans inop VIN: 3VWHL7AJ5A
Unable to get any good diagnostic information we sent this car back to Volswagen. Tech claimed it had to be a bad fan. He changed fan and it still did not work. (third fan defective at 1200 a piece) Don't know what the dealer did will not divulge the secret bu...
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2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Air Bag VIN: YV1VS29521
I didn't repair this vehicle because customer declined. I did get some good advice and did learn quite a bit about this problem. I do feel this job was properly diagnosed and could have been repaired if customer would authorize.The problem is intermittent an...
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