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2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBAFB3352Y
vehicle came to shop with many codes present I ran My launch and came up with codes that I can not get any information on how to diagnose can anyone help me on these codes please they are as fallows: 18 - Pulse Gear Fault 8C - Activation Map Cooling
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2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Fuel gauge VIN: WBAFA53551
Cust complaint is fuel gauge works fine but it runs out of fuel when the gauge says 1/4 tank remaining??? Measured both float assemblies and get the same reading on both. Anyone see this before? Is there a dash test? The gauge seems to work properly, on fillin...
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2004 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L left rear power window VIN: 1G4CU54164
This 04 buick will intermittently roll the left rear window down with no input from any of the switches. there is usually only one person in the vehicle at the time it happens and he knows that he is not accidentally hitting the switch. we have never been able...
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2008 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5GAEV23728
Ok it's your turn to help me. This customers complaint,is when you step on the gas to go from a stop, it will not accelerate. I road tested the car, and yes they are right, it does not accelerate when you start from a stop. hard throttle or soft throttle it ac...
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1972 Chevrolet Corvette 7.4L Unknown VIN: 1Z67W2S508
Hey guys, we are considering replacing the POA Valve with an updated unit that converts it to "Cycling Clutch" type system so we can use R134a. Have less and less people around here that can service R12 systems. Is there any thing else in the system that needs...
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1995 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GNGK26N0S
Need help guys. Car failed asm dyno smog test for nox. Linear egr can be commanded via scan tool on and off and will stall engine. During asm test, egr valve can be commanded to 75% and nox readings go from 1300-1500 to 100ppm. This tells me that ecm is not co...
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1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Crank Pulley VIN: 1G1YY32G3W
Car came in with harmonic balancer separating which would seem pretty straight forward until I read the replacement procedure from GM. Since it's not keyed and outer shell has spun I'd like to know if there's any way I can be sure it will be back in balance. H...
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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 North Face 5.3L Compressor VIN: 3GNEK13T03
Truck came in with A/C not cold enough. Evacute the system and found only 8 oz of freon. Pressure tested and found low side line leaking. Replaced the line and recharged the system. Compressor fired right up and everyhting worked perfectly. Shut the vehicle of...
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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 LS 3.5L wheel bearing VIN: 1GCDT13685
cust. compained of growl noisei in ft end. Itook it for a drive heard a bearig type noise from rf. could feel it in the floor board also on rh turns. Inspected ft end couldnt find any parts loose no play in bearings. Ran it in 4x4 couldnt hear any bearing nois...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L guage cluster, asd relay, iac VIN: 1D4GP24R55
never seen this before. took it out for a test drive cluster started flickering while driving on freeway or street driving and then all the needles when crazy all dash light started to flicker radio and climate control flicker and then after about 10 sec of th...
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2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L asd relay and IAC motor VIN: 1D4GP24R55
When I turn the car off to the position 2 in the ignition switch the engine kind of turns of like if spark has been cut off and the asd relay and IAC motor start clicking on and off. I've discounted the IAC motor as soon as I turn it off with someone helping m...
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2007 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2D4GP44L47
this my sister van. she just bought. she came to see me in flordia. in mich. she had no a/c, now her rear alc does not work. the dealer north put rear evap in it. i replaced h block did't help. can't seem to get blend door motor to move door. is there some cal...
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1989 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start
This convertable was brought in for the fuel pump does not run. After I asked,I was told that it has been elswhere to be fixed, it has had 4 computers,fuel pump,ecc main relay, fuel pump relay, and a new battery thrown at it! They want me to hook up my scanner...
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1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FACP52U1N
When car is cold (overnite)and when started you have to warm it up completely before you can drive it. otherwise it will fall on its face also has no power and if it stalls you will have to let it sit for a good half hour before you can start it again. problem...
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1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FMDU34X9N
allright all you ford techs, here goes have this explore that came in pouring fuel out exhaust and blowing smoke. first checked fuel injector pulse and only right bank has pulse. left bank is constantly powered up. checked from ECA and no power coming out of E...
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1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FDEE14H8R
This vehicle has got me stumped. this is my bosses van. he just bought it used. we did tune up,ignition coil, pickup coil.veh. stumbles at idle and when giving it gas to go up hills. have ohm tested injectors,fuel pressure checked found no vacuum leaks. all go...
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2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L trans range VIN: 1FAFP55SXY
This car came in for an evaporator core. After completion and 5 miles into the road test the trans light lit and started blinking. P0705 and P1702 came up on the scanner. The scanner would monitor the gear position for P/N, REV, AND 1ST MANUAL. iT WOULD NOT SH...
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2001 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L O/D light flashing VIN: 2FAFP74W51
Before I condemn the Computer am I missing anything else, replaced the EPC Solenoid and tested wiring for an open or a short. Also have power at the plug to transmission(#4) and cavity 6 (at transimission) to cavity 81 (PCM) and about .4 ohms restitance. If I ...
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2003 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Drive VIN: 2FMDA56403
came in last night, 2nd gear and reverse only. driving, 2nd gear only works when 2nd is selected, and it seems to skip and slip. reverse is ok.no line pressure listed in pids by red brick.trans range sensor indicates correctly as do turbine speed and output sp...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start, No communication VIN: 1FTNW21P44
Vehicle towed in for intermittently will die, then will crank but not start. Vehicle started for us, ran a short while then died as pulling into shop. Lost communication w/ PCM & FICM when died (still have communication w/ GEM, ABS, Airbag modules). At that po...
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2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FMYU031X6
This is je'taun from sts car care. Vehicle came in a no start. Customer states he has been regularly driving vehicle and then, a no start condition. Got vehicle started but it ran horrible. Then a no spark condition. Fuel pressure is within specs. Checked timi...
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2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P76
the truck started wright up and was running out side for about two hrs and we test drove the truck for about 20mile it was running good and had good oil pressures when we are comming to a stop the truck die and would not start up at all the truck had over 996l...
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2007 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU65867
Freeze frame data showed 3650 psi fuel pressure. I figure it must be an electrical problem somewhere. Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor out of range)
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.4L Excessive Emissions, fuel in oil
This vehicle is one of our enforcement units. Current mileage is 74063 with 7496 hours. This unit has a recent history of high fuel content as determined by oil analysis (over 20%) with only 200-300 hours on the oil. This issue appeared at about 70812 m/6985H....
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2011 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Safety VIN: 1FBSS3BL9B
hey all, I'm working on this van in which the customer complaint is the back up alarm has stopped functioning. Im attempting to locate the module with is called a PAM parking assist control module. The info in Alldata isnt correct. does anyone know the locatat...
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2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GKEL19W5Y
Have a 00 GMC Safari that bogs down on hard acceleration. Only showing misfires on cyl 6 on my scanner. No Codes. Fuel Pressure 55- 60. Replaced fuel filter( was partially plugged). Replaced cap,rotor,coil,distributor. Vacuum stays steady on gauge. Any ideas w...
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2008 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L tractions lights come on VIN: 1GKDS13S28
Need some help with this one guys. Traction and service lights come on interm. Pulled codes and found c0455 set. Not to uncommon. Steering position showed erratic on scan tool so we replaced sensor. cleared code and roadtested. Alls great. Roadtested again and...
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1999 Honda Civic Value Package 1.6L All shifting VIN: 2HGEJ6616X
This Civic came in with a stalling issue in warm weather conditions. We replaced the main relay to fix that. The car was picked up and then came back a couple of hours later with shifting issues codes po740 Lock-up control system and p1753 Lock-up control sole...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L ac system VIN: 1HGCM82773
Hello fellow tech need some insight vehicle came in blowing hot air high side was hitting 500 when we added freon so we evacuated and recharged to spec and still did not resolve problem so we decided to install a complete system including condenser still not c...
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2004 Honda Element EX 2.4L a/c system VIN: 5J6YH18554
the compressor went out so we replaced the compressor, dryer abd expansion valve and flushed the lines and entire system. everythimg is in working condition but when we went to put freon in it the pressure shot up to 300 without freon in it
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2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L pass. airbag off light flashing VIN: 1HGCM567X6
Hi guys, got anopther weird one. Car came from a body shop after repairs. Story goes as follows; The bodyshop repaired car and took to dealer to calibrate the OPDS Module and returned car to bodyshop. Bodyshop states that after return of car a code of 92-21...
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2007 Honda Accord LX 2.4L vent mode control VIN: 1HGCM72367
Honda techs...Have this 07' Accord that customer came in complaining of intermittent no air coming out of the vents...but he could hear the blower motor working, just nothing coming out. Also, when he turned on the air intermittently there was clicking coming ...
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2003 Infiniti FX35 3.5L bcm VIN: JNRAS08W43
have this infiniti here that was towed in with a dead batt. charging system working good.checked for drain on system and found it to have 110-120ma drain coming from the BCM disconect the BCM and the drain drops to 20ma. checked with consult-II and all input d...
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1984 Isuzu Pickup DLX 2.2L Push Rods VIN: JAACL14S5E
This is my son's truck. Don't know much about diesels, but the truck was running fine one day and then all of a sudden started running like crap. pulled the valve cover and found a push rod missing. yes, missing. after further inspection found 1 broken push ro...
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1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58SXS
Trying to confirm to be what I think is a bad PCM. Car starts and runs fine, for about 3 min, then will stall, Most of the time will restart. about 1 in every 5 restart attempts will not restart unless key is turned off then back on. No codes, checked crank an...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48N9Y
this veh runs fine untill hot then intermitantly stalls. sometimes fires right back up, sometimes have to wait 5 min, 20 min or couple hrs. fuel pressure stays good, found losing power to asd relay, checked grounds to pcm, even ran redundant grounds, recheckes...
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1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L first gear VIN: JT8VK13TXP
thanks for helping. this vehicle was brought in for lack of power and rough running condition. it had been sitting for a few weeks. we looked at it and found it had never been tuned up, it was burning a little oil and was misfiring on two cylinders. he approve...
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2006 Lexus RX400h 3.3L abs VIN: JTJHW31U06
Code C1313 returned after battery replacement, we switched ABS main relays 1 and 2, the code did not switch to relay 1. Problem is then either Skid Control ECU or the connector itself. Any advice/ideas would be greatly appreciated
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1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JM1NA3518M
HI guys and girls I need help. I inherited a 91 Miata thats been to two different shops. It runs terribly at idle but smoothes out when driven. The timing belt was replaced by another shop I checked the marks are on. My question is when you pull the plug leads...
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2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out VIN: JM1TA22181
Erratic bucking, i drove this car 130 miles, it acted up twice, looses data stream when bucking, it fanally set codes, p0745, [...], 1765. Checked solenoids, no problens found, any known cures? Trouble codes: P0745 (Pressure cont solenoid), P0750 (Shift solenoid a), P0760 (Shift solenoid c), P1743 (Tcc solenoid), P1765 (3-2 timing sloenoid)
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start, Vapor Lock VIN: 1070441205
This car generally runs great. Cold starts perfect - first crank / almost immediately. Warm starts great most of the time. However, after a good-long drive followed by a 15-20 minute hot soak it won't restart or restarts hard (requiring multiple cranks and ful...
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L drivers seat VIN: WDBLJ70G82
vehicle came in ,, seat frozen all the way back ,, found motor shorted , replaced fore aft motor and seat module ,, getting codes for fore aft hall sensor and for front seat lower cusion hall sensor shorted i did try a sam for the drivers door and also tried ...
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2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L Unknown VIN: WDBUF70J63
This vehicle was brought in for a transmission problem, we found the transmission to be slipping, we removed and overhauled. The vehicle returned in 4 days with a coolant hose blown off and signs that it may have overheated. We repaired the hose filled with co...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Unknown VIN: WDBTK65G45
The A/C in this vehicle cools intermitantly. When you first start it the blower runs and you get warm air, after driving for a while it begins to cool. The system has exactly the correct charge. It had no codes set, but I did notice that the pressure sensor un...
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1998 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L oil leak VIN: 4A3AJ56G4W
This is my personal vehicle. I did timing belt due to oil leak. Cam seal was the culprit. Now I have a worse oil leak. Verified Cam, crank, oil pump, and balance shaft seals are not leaking. The shaft on the engine support bracket for the pivot arm for the ten...
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2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G71
Looking for some advice on this galant... Seems to run great until fully warm then it develops a misfire most of the time just random but occasionally hit sets a po304. Its a pretty harsh miss at idle or just sitting in drive. Ive swapped injectors from cylind... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304
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2007 Mitsubishi Raider LS 3.7L transmission VIN: 1Z7HC22K77
the transmission only works in one gear this lead us to believe that it is working in "lean mode". after checking the trouble code and replacing the switches, with just the ignition on the trouble codes were erased and the problem code still insisted this is t...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Air Injection VIN: 1G3GS64C01
P1416 Secondary Air Injection Bank 2 Code comes back after a few days
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2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L S belt
Need advice. Fixing a power steering issue with new rack, pump and pressure line. Took the rack out first released tension off belt then did pump and ran new pressure line. Went to put belt back on and the tensioner bolt hole broke off. Very, very,VERY bad des...
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2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 3.4L Park Pawl VIN: 1G2NF52E54
Hello all. I have one that i believe is internal trans problem and believe that replacement of trans will be occuring but just want a little more input. This one was towed in for noise while driving and then customer stopped and shut off car, went to restart a...
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2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L wheel bearing VIN: 5Y2SL638X5
customer came in back in 01/12 right front wheel bearing noise installed timken wheel brg & hub and aligned at that time new snap ring torqued to specs.miles then 159975! customer returned 05/12 wheel bearing noise rt frt again 162578 miles on veh could see ax...
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2002 Skoda octivia 1.6L no hot air from blow heater
Car rad was replaced , due to it leaking by another garage . The interior heater is not blowing hot air into the car , just cold air ...I've replaced the thermostat and bled the coolant system . ( No interior heat in car ) Removed the the heater valve and chec...
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1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: JT2BG12K0T
Good morning IATN members. I come to you with a problem car. This Camry likes to surge, then stall out, randomly. The first time it happened to me, I was at a red light, went to take off, the engine stumbled like it was going to stall out, then it hesitated an...
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VW3L7AJ8B
The only thing wrong with this car is the MIL light is on with a P1413 other wise it runs fine. And I can clear the code and it come right back on when I cycle the key. I was wondering if anybody else ever messed With these EGR valves (N18) I removed mine from... Trouble codes: P1413 (004 - Performance Malfunction)
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2006 BMW 525xi 3.0L Accessories VIN: WBANF33546
It was the CID Controler ( General Information Display ) install & program the new one, no more Bus Or Can Codes Thanks
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2008 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L AirBag Iight VIN: 5GAEV23708
Thank you all for the help. The customer has not experienced any driveability issues or warning lights since the vehicle left the shop. After recieving the TSB from GM and our inspection of the repairs we performed, they will go to the dealer if/when the airba...
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1983 Cadillac DeVille 4.1L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6AD4787D
Hi every body, this Cadillac is finally fixed, we installed a different brand egr valve, a negative back pressure one, it took care of the nox issue. we want to thank every one of you who took some of their valuable time to send us those good tips, we are luc... Trouble codes: 52 (Ecm memory reset indicator).
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1961 Chevrolet Corvair Truck 95 2.4L clutch VIN: 1R124S1175
To summarize: this beast has had a number of modifications. It seems common that an upgrade is performed on these with later style clutches and transmissions. What fixed it was to change out the disc,bearing (worn out),modify the rod and clutch cable linkage...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L Stall VIN: 2G1WN52MXS
cleaned all grounds and car has not returned call to recheck on car and was told the problem has been working good Trouble codes: 36 (ic 24x sig error), 41 (est line error), 51 (ecm prom error), 85 (prom error), 87 (eeprom error), 21 (throttle position high).
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1996 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1BL52P9T
after 5th removal of tank, I went with a A/C Delco pump the Delphi is WRONG-all specs good and it runs like a champ.I guess outsourcing jobs doesn't pay off.Thanks of all of you who replied and I truly hope you all get the right part the fist time. Trouble codes: P0171, P0300, P0420, P1626.
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J33
The ignition control module was not receiving 12 volts from the ignition switch. Replaced the ignition switch and all is well. Thank you everyone
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1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C3HC56F1V
Again thanks for all the help and feedback. The problem was a wiring harness under the rack and pinion every time you would turn the car it would catch on the harness and tugg on it i noticed the block of conectors mounted on the left strut tower just in front... Trouble codes: P0123, P0118.
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1997 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7GL23Y8V
WELL LETS HOPE IT'S FIXED,CHECKED TIMMING LIKE SOME THOUGHT IT'S GOOD WITHIN 2 DEG SO I DON'T THINK THATS IT CHECKED ALL RELATED WIRES ALL GOOD BUT LIKE I SAID IT NEVER LOST B+ AT THE COIL OR SIG. FROM ECU.DID THE MOUNT THING RAN IT IN THE SUN WITH AC ON (90+ ... Trouble codes: 43 (Ign. Coil primary).
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2000 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Abs VIN: 1B4GP74L1Y
Feel stupid but after hooking up the drb scanner found LR tire abs speed sensor falling behind all the other ones. Lifted vehicle adjusted the brake shoes to release the drag and bam!! No more abs light on. Thanks everyone for your help love this website
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2002 Dodge Durango SLT Plus 4.7L temp guage VIN: 1B4HS58N22
I hope this one is fixed. I could not duplictae the condition, but I did find the radiator cap was weak, so I replaced it and the upper radiator hose, which was spongy, and the customer is going to drive for awhile and let me know. Most of the replies I got we...
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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L transmission VIN: 1D7HA16D04
the truck seems to be fixed,I pulled the trans pan there is no internal wire harness plug goes directly into circuit board,ohm selnoids and temp sensor all ok,replace trans filters with factory. Also had intake air temp code this sensor was open at ohms test r...
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1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A0R
Customer did not want to spend the money to do further diagnostics. Sorry!
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1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L Stall VIN: 1FALP4044V
I'm closing this, with thanks to all who replied. I found out after the car left yesterday, we'd not gotten the complete iformation about the actual concern. It seems that the dying as they come to a stop is not the issue, it's now the car is getting hot enoug...
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2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L No Start VIN: 1FAHP60AX2
Fuel pump job done with ease. Pump assembly accessed through hatch BEHIND passenger seat. A Ford pump module assm. was recommended, but due to time & money the customer opted to do pump only, which was very simple to replace in the fuel module. IATN is a great...
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2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L steering pump VIN: 1FAFP55253
Thanks to the many many replies, a lot of you suggested belt tensioner pulley, along with new serp belt. Although I had replace the belt, I again replace the belt along with the tensioner and no more noise and customer is happy. Thank again to you all.
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2008 Ford Taurus X Limited 3.5L compressor VIN: 1FMDK06W48
Thanks for all the help. What we found when the customer brought the vehicle back was that it would work great with all pressures in the normal range but then the high side would go to 375 and cut the compressor off. Pulled the lines off at expansion valve to ...
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1991 GMC C6000 Topkick C6H042 6.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GDG6H1P7M
Bushings on throttle plate rods were worn and egg shaped. These were supposed to be repaired when throttle body was rebuilt, but someone must have overlooked them.
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2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Oil VIN: 1GTHC24174
Thanks Justin and Jake. Replaced leaking return line seals. Thanks to everyone else for their input.
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1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Ecm VIN: 1HGCG5541W
Sorry for the delay in closing this - was waiting on the customer. Thanks go out to those of you that answered the question as to whether you could install an ECM without reprogramming the imobilizer if you also installed the matching key and ignition switch f... Trouble codes: P0135 (Front o2 heater).
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2006 Honda Accord EX 3.0L AC Clutch Relay VIN: 1HGCM665X6
Thanks for all of the info from everyone. I did have full blower control on speeds. The my fans were turning on and off when the ac controller command was sent. The PCM was bad. Replaced, programmed and ac tested good. The thing that was throwing me off was m...
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2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L Surge VIN: 1HGCM55876
Customer hasn't had a chance to bring vehicle back in for us to troubleshoot it. She's planning on bringing it in next week or two. Have to close this because iATN wants it closed by today. Will update this once I get vehicle in. Thank you for all the replies....
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2009 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: 5NMSG13D69
Thanks for the help everyone. I got some really good suggestions. There were no consistant driveability issues just sometimes a very hard start condition. Coustmer complained of the one incedent while driving, but we never experienced that. Anyways it turned o...
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2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L electric VIN: JNKCV51EX5
Thank you all for your time.. after a careful look.. i found the shorted wire from the Mass Air flow rubbing up against the engine ground. No wonder the car only dies when you are driving because the vehicle is moving. Again thank you so much
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2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Vehicle Speed Sensor VIN: KNDJC73325
The wire from the sensor to the pcm was broken inside the loom...right as it goes up the firewall. Thanks for the help.
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2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L speedometer VIN: KNAFE12175
Most likly is the TCM problem, but new one is to much and can't find used one, customer taked car back. Thanks for the help everyone.
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2010 Kia Sedona 3.8L starter VIN: KNDMG4C39A
This no-crank problem was a result of an engine harness connector slowly disconnecting and this is probably a rare occurrence. -If you have an intermittent no-crank, bang on the under-dash fuse panel while holding the key in start. If the vehicle starts...
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1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L windows VIN: SALPV1246T
Thanks to all the replies, especially Jim from New York, for the wire colors and the proper voltage readings, it helped me solve the problem i was having. It turns out the switch pack that was replaced was bad, we installed another one and that fixed the probl...
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2003 Nissan Altima S 2.5L keyless entry VIN: 1W4AL11003
Thanks for the replies. I agreed with Kenneths idea which is what I had suggested to the customer to remove battery from remote fob even before I submitted this post. since there is no info available for any other known issues with the remote keyless entr...
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2004 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BL11D84
THANKS TO THOSE WHO RESPONDED. AS SUGGESTED I TRIED MOVING CHAIN ONE TOOTH ON BANK 2 AND MY LAB SCOPE WAVEFORM WAS ALMOST PERFECT. I WENT BACK THROUGH EVERY PART MY TECH TOUCHED AND ALSO FOUND THE ORIGINAL SPROGKET ON BANK 2 WAS LOOSE IN THE KEYWAY WHEN SET ON... Trouble codes: P0021.
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2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L idle VIN: 5N1AR18W36
Did relearn procedure from alldata, after clearing light, removed wire connector from 1 injector to cause idle to go under idle speed, the service engine light went out after driving 30 miles. Received help from others, very helpful, want to thank all. Ron
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2007 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Evaporator VIN: JN8AZ08W17
I only got 4 replies to this help request and I'd like to personally say thank you to those 4 gentlemen. Didn't get to repair this one. Customer took the vehicle to the Nissan dealer and they replaced the condenser. She said that they told her it had a hole in...
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2008 Saturn Aura XE 2.4L Fan 1 VIN: 1G8ZS57B78
First of all the dinosaurs reference was in relation to the Saturn brand being closed down by GM i.e. extinct. The fan turned on when it got hot enough by running the car for an hour in the shop. After talking to the customer a little bit more, the car was n...
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2005 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BL67615
One of the variable timing actuators (solinoid) was sticking. We replaced both - Dealer had them in stock - Car has been gone for over a week now with no further problems. Trouble codes: P0011 (Camshaft timing B1), P0021 (Camshaft timing B2), P2096 (Fuel trim lean B1).
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39W9R
The code has not returned since we put a known good computer in the truck. Performance is still not back to pre-cylider head gasket repair, according to the customer. I suspect that the Oxygen sensor was contaminated with coolant, but is testing O.K. I will... Trouble codes: 52 (knock sensor signal not input to computer for 6 revolutions between 1500-5200 rpm).
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2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L Abs VIN: JTDKB22U24
We make the diagnostic and found that the skid control module itís defective. We order a used one and still waiting to receive. When we repair the vehicle Iím going to post the result. Thanks to Carolyn for an excellent explanation.
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2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBK21C91
Customer gave up and traded the car in. Almost every answer said to replace the MAF. The maf data was so close to normal that I couldn't bring myself to replace. John [...] from Britain (or U.K.) was most helpful with detailed questions about fuel pres... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean condition).
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2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Stall VIN: WVGBC67L84
well it turned out that i had a defective left pump. according to a TSB i found, this clarifies positioning of pump; The V6 main pump is located on the left, the V8 is located on the right. In 2007 models they went with only one pump. Thanks to all for reply... Trouble codes: P0322 (16706 - engine speed sensor - no signal - intermittent).
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2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAE63BX5
Firstly thanks to all that replied. We first sent this car to a transmission re-builder to diagnose it. They said that the torque converter had some issues and it had an erratic shift pattern, so needs an overhaul and possibly a valve body. So they recommended... Trouble codes: P2100 (Throttle Actuator control motor circuit open 1), P0741 (Torque converter clutch circuit or performance stuck off).
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2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Parking brake VIN: WVWEK73C16
Thanks for all the replies, it turns out that we were navigating the Autel incorrectly.We have not had this scanner long and are still learning it's ins and outs.If you have one the first menu screen that comes up with VW has 5 choices, number 5 is "Electronic...
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