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1998 Acura TL 3.2L PGM FI Relay VIN: JH4UA3647W
HELP! I cant the PGM FI relay on this car. Shop key wiring diagram lists it to be on the left side of the dash. According to component locations it should be all the way to the left on the 3.2-it's not. On a 3.5 it would be to the right of the steering column-...
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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBG34D3X
Hello Audi Techs, we have one that we cannot communicate with any of the modules, engine, trans and so on. The car does run but it is in limp mode. Someone has been in the engine ECU and broke the pins and soldered wires to bypass the pins. But they are ok in ...
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2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Exhaust VIN: 3G5DB03E04
This AWD Rendezvous has a weird moaning sound just around 2200 rpm.It sounds like an exhaust noise in the back end.There were a couple of help requests in the fix database that matched this problem exactly but they were closed without a fix.There must be a com...
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2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Moves forward when key is pulled or installed VIN: 1G6KD54Y9Y
This Caddy is the base model WITHOUT the memory seat buttons, and without the exit button to change the position of the driver's seat (those are located on the door for those Cadillac that have those options, this car does not)...some used to put them by the w...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Key Stuck In Ignition VIN: 1G6DM57N23
This cts...key stuck in ignition again,i replaced ecm but it didn't work this time.now the vehicle won't start,no lights on dash,windows and radio does not work.i do not get communications with airbag,brake,body,a/c modules. I also get communication codes u130...
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2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L timing belt VIN: 1G6DM57N33
ok i get this car in to do a timing belt and seals , tensioner and idlers on it for a oil leak . lined the marks up befor i pulled the old belt off looked fine . did the seals. install the new belt with out the tools. check and rechecked my marks .cam gears ar...
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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 6.5L fuel VIN: 1GCEK19S9V
Customer brought truck to my shop and said trans. leaking, the front pump o-ring was leaking on the trans. After putting trans. back in we noticed diesel fuel leaking from starter area, we removed starter and can see a trail coming down the block, looked at al...
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52J8Y
Hi all, We have a malibu that has a miss at idle. We went back through the misfire data to identify cylinder#5 as the problem. It does not count high enough to set a p0305. We noticed an arching wire so we replaced the plugs and wires(original). After complet... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Missfire)
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2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1950Y
This truck got dumped on me to figure out, previous tech installed rear o2 and cleared codes p0141,p0178&p0179. Shiped vehicle and now it is back with p0141 and p0179. During code search and trouble shooter in snap on scanner found to check positive signal to... Trouble codes: P0141 (B1s2 heater circuit), P0179 (Fuel compensatioon sensor high frequency)
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2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L tire light VIN: 3GNFK16Z94
Have this suburban that has a tire light on and a check tire message in the instrument cluster display. First attempted relearn of all sensors. Vehicle went through relearn procedure and all sensors came on line and read correct tire pressure.Took for test dri...
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2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L turning radius VIN: 3GNEC16Z15
This vehicle is giving us a lot of grief. After replacing basically all front end components this vehicle, the customer complains that they cannot park it in parking space. You turn the vehicle to the right and the truck wants to drag the wheel all the way to ...
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2008 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L door locks VIN: 2CNDL13F28
I need some info on this 08 Equinox. The problem is that you can lock the doors and get out. But when get try to unlock the drivers door with the key it will set off the security (lights & horn ) if I use the FOB to unlock the doors it works fine. It just when...
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2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L charging VIN: 2C3HE66G9Y
Vehicle came in as no start,Charged battery and did avr test, alternator not charging. Customer mentioned blows o2 fuse, checked 02,broken wire,replaced o2 sensor. Vehicle will run for a few minutes and battery light comes on and at the same time blows fuse. H...
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1988 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Leaks VIN: 1B7FN64X3J
I have replaced everything up to the steering box (which is not leaking). The guy keeps coming back a week later with low fluid level saying it's leaking. I can't reproduce any leaks in my shop. I can let it sit there and run for an hour, no leak. Anyone with ...
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1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Transmission VIN: 1B7KF2369W
On this diesel there is a hard code P1693 has come up, cannot communicate with the ECM, can communicate with the PCM, the solenoids in the transmission will activate with KOEO only after transmission was rebuilt, it will shift erratic and has poor fuel economy... Trouble codes: P1693 (MIL Detected in Campanion Module)
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2006 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L a/c system VIN: 1B3EL46X16
car came in broken t-belt. repaired with w/p. tuneup oil change. runs good but now I see the fans run constant. scan tool showed 400+psi high side a/c. I thought no way. ambient temp is 40*. Checked pres w/ gauges and sure enough it is high just sitting and no...
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1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Srs VIN: 1FALP45T2R
Did a timing chain set on this 5.0 than we did a heater core. After heater core we have an air bag light on.We checked codes and at connector we grounded the T/R wire we have a code 23,but when we turn key on the light flashes a code 34. So we checked all grou...
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2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L anti theft VIN: 1FMYU70E8Y
This truck has the receiver damaged from an attempted theft.I work in a remote mining camp in the north of canada& close to an inuit village & there are no roads to the outside to take it to a dealer. We also lost the keys to a 2008 F350..I had the dealer send...
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2005 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L Radio & Cluster VIN: 2FMZA57625
Hello, I have in the shop a 2005 ford freestar. Customer complaint is a dead battery, after the vehicle sets all night. Found a draw on fuse #8 Cluster/electronic temperature control. Also a draw on fuse #59 radio. With the radio unplugged and the instrument c...
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N95
when car arrived had check engine light on p0171 fuel system lean. long term fuel trim at 27% short term switching -4/+4%. cleard code and reset KAM. long term went to 0% as expected. went to drive car and short term starts out at 14 to 15% and starts going up... Trouble codes: P0171
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2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMFU15577
Vehicle was towed in Customer complaint: While driving at high speed on the freeway the vehicle started to loose power and stalled. The motor cranks however will not start. Down loaded the onboard computer and found two fault messages logged: 1. PO345 Cam Sen... Trouble codes: P0345, P1260 (Theft detected eng disabled)
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2003 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L all lights VIN: 1GKDT13S63
Hello! All lights on this GMC Envoy will flicker at idle sometimes, and everytime the engine is above 1800 rpm. All grounds for lighting and pcm, bcm, and all interior grounds have been cleaned. All main connections at alternator and fuse boxes have been clean...
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2006 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Unknown
hi all, ive got this accord thats using lots of oil.regular customer,she has not missed an oil change or a service since new.but recently it started using a ton of oil.i replaced the pcv with dealer unit,same thing.anyone else had this problem with this 2.4l ?...
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2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Abs, Trac Ctrl, Stablilty VIN: JNKBF01A32
The abs, trac and stabilty lights are all on. We can not communicate with the computer or retrive any codes. We can communicate with all of the other systems. All of the fuses are good and the chargeing system is operating properly. I was thinking about trying...
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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY19S8V
The ignition coil for 1 and 6 will crack open after the vehicle runs for 10 minutes. Trouble codes: P0351 (ignition primary 1 circuit)
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L electrical VIN: 1J4GW58N8Y
Customer complaint is the instrument cluster drops out. Confirmed cluster will work normally then tach and speedometer will drop out followed by all lights coming on and all other gauges dropping. Found P1698 no ccd message from tcm. We think something is pull...
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Engine VIN: 1J4GL58KX2
Thanks in advance to all repls.I was lucky to get two of these vehicle in the same week. I found the problem which was the valve seats have come out of the head. The question i have is this a common problem? the one vehicle has 120,000 and not maintained, and ...
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2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L will not pass inspec VIN: KNDJB7236Y
Truck failed NJ inspection because comprehensive component is READY but the 10 other readiness monitors say UNSUPPORTED. Car is North America car(not from Canada)customer has owned it since new and said computer was never touched.We checked/cleaned all battery...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Soft Top VIN: WDBEA66E5R
I have a convert top that will not open. The lock cylinder for the rear is leaking so bad it will not work the unlock cylinder. Is there a way to manually release the soft top rear lock so I can replace cylinder? Thanks for help! mickey
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2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2MRDA202X4
This Mercury/ Ford is driving me crazy. The Ford IDS computer system shows intermittent power drop out in the power balance test and Mode 6 data showing misfires 3.25% which is why we arrive at problem on #6 cylinder. When fuel injector is disconnected & engin...
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2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Cvt
Hi all, We have a MINI 2002 with CVT transmission... transmission was noisy and customer requested a brand new unit. The old trans. shifted fine but was noisy. After fitting the new unit, we reset adaptations for CVT with Autologic. When driving the car, the e...
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2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Surge VIN: 4N2XN11T7Y
this quest has a strange surge that happens @ 1750 if the throttle is held there with a throttle holding tool, the surge is about 150 rpm, just enough to be noticed, but the weird part is it will do it in gear,neutral, and while driving anytime it's loaded at ...
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2004 Other European 206 1.4L MIL Lamp on, not accelerate VIN: VF32DN6A64
REMOVED battery for charging, and then we did not accelerate.   AT 1200RPM idle, motorized throttle does not move. Butterfly MOTOR WITH POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE ACTIVE and works well. Trouble codes: P0121 (Circuit throttle pedal sensor), P0122 (Circuit throttle pedal sensor), P0123 (Circuit throttle pedal sensor)
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2007 Other European GOLF + 1.6L Electronic VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ7
Hello Dear friends, this car came month ago to workshop and the driver complains that a\c not working. started the car and the a\c works great and it was OK on and off for a month. today he came back and the a\c not cooling down . because it has electronic ac...
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2005 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Headlights VIN: YS3FD79Y35
Hoping someone out there has ran into this. This 9-3 Arc Convertible is not equipt with Xenon headlamps. The retainer that holds the headlamp bulb into the headlamp capsule is broken. The replacement part #[...], but is not available in the USA? Does anyone...
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1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L noise in rear VIN: 4S3BG6850W
so there is a noise above 30 mph letting off gas pedal in gear grinding bearing type noise, can hear loudest at front of rear diff. by pinion, replaced rear diff. with used noise still present, talked to drive line repair place said ujoints in rear driveline c...
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2006 Suzuki Forenza Premium 2.0L Stall, power loss VIN: KL5JD86Z76
This car came in with a loss of power at times. Checked it out but could not reproduce the problem. Had codes P2106 and P2110 both are throttle limiting codes. The sensors on the throttle body were erratic so customer decided to replace the throttle body. Car ... Trouble codes: P2106, P2110 (P0161b-), P161
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1992 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L taillights/dash lights VIN: 4T1VK13E9N
Please help! looked off and on this vehicle for three days can not find short. Used power probe smart transmitter still can not find. after probing connector back of fuse panel showed me that the 1D connector unconnected fuse no longer blows. wires dissapear q...
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2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JTDBT1236Y
at cruise when fan turns on it goes into closed loop o2 switching etc. when fan or load turns off it goes into open loop, o2 sensor pegs out rich until a load is applied. the Modis pid data when in open loop is " OL-DRV" does this mean anything other than open...
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1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L engine cooling fans VIN: 3VWCC21C0X
Hello all VW techs with grey hairs System has G65 high pressure sensor No waveform in wf library Used alldata wiring diagram for this type system both side low speed fans inop. tested by unplugging and running direct to battery From what I understand from ...
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1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Elect.Windows,Door Locks VIN: WVWMA63B2X
Hello to the iatn nation. I have a head scratcher that's driving me crazy. I have a 1998 VW Passat that came into the shop two weeks ago, with a no crank condition and a trunk lock that was running continuously with the small red light at the interior lock but...
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2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH63B24
Vehicle came in with cam position sensor faults and misfire faults on bank 1. We checked to see if there was any movement from the cam adjustment unit. Found the reading to be opposite of bank 2 on decrease from higher rpms and not changing with rpm increase. ... Trouble codes: P0341, P0300 (Random misfire), P0301, P0302, P0303
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L alarm VIN: 3VWRF31K26
to all the volkswagen especiallist out there need help on this jetta. this is the first time the customer came to us and the complain is it drain power whenever the alarm system is turn on. found few trouble code but the code is not related to the problem (p04...
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2007 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 2.5 2.5L cooling system VIN: WVWBR71K87
Hello, folks. This low mileage beauty is kicking our butts. The customer brought it to us with a complaint of recent overheating. The initial check showed no oil in the crankcase, and the cooling system overfull with chocolate milkshake. We pulled the head, an...
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1998 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5582W
Replaced both o2 sensors with OE per TSB. Can't get downstream to read anything. Both signal wires ohmed ok. Car runs fine. Are we missing something without OE scan tool? Original Downstream O2 had cracks on the steel case. Trouble codes: P0172 (Long term fuel trim - upper limit)
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Torque converter VIN: YV1SZ58D72
Hey there everybody, 02 volvo v70 nasty shudder during torque converter lock up. Very intermittent. Once a week type of scenario. No codes, clean fluid, cleaned trans harness connector. Have only reproduced twice in multiple road tests. Tap the brake while its...
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2005 Volvo V70 R 2.5L low audio volume VIN: YV1SJ52765
When sensors (rear) activate there is only very low warning tones thru R/R speaker only. No codes present for malfunction in CEM,REM or AUM
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1995 Acura Legend L 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7669S
well it is fixed. feel dumb it turns out that it was a code 10 and not a code 1 could not see how a 0 could show when the codes flash so I thought it would be code 1 well live and learn it turned out to be a bad intake air temp sensor. thanks James would prob.... Trouble codes: 1 (left heated o2 sensor).
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2003 Acura TL 3.2L Electronic VIN: 190UA56653
Both codes come from the transmission selector switch and 1st hold switch which are in the console. James from Cal hit it right on the head, found the switches full of cream from coffee drinks and dog hair. The switches come together in a section called the D...
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1989 Bentley Turbo R 6.7L Unknown VIN: SCBZR03B2K
It was the fuel injectors 4 of them were leaking, I replaced all of them & the car runs perfect. Thanks to You Guys
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2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Light Bulb warning light VIN: WBXPC93467
Ended up being the bulb/socket for the "fog Light" in hatch lid came out of the lamp assembly. Sorry did not know there were any in there. Thank you all for the response , high five to Michel !
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2000 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L coolant flow through heater core VIN: 1G4HR54K1Y
The Buick is back home and operating normally. In hind sight, it was an air lock problem that was stubborn to correct. Kept after it as finally succeeded. Also note, some of the posters did not carefully read the original posted info. I got notes about...
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2005 Buick Allure CX 3.8L abs VIN: 264WE53205
thanks to very good technician.i fix this car by changing the booster.brakes is working good
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2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCGG25U63
The fix was to repair the ECT harness connector which can get damaged during a tune-up, thanks to Marsden from Minn for that one. This vehicle had lean codes but this did not cause the stalling. The van's ECT harness connector had a badly damaged wire and had ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1), P0174 (System too lean bank 2).
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L hard start VIN: 3B6MF36601
Thanks to all who responded to my post. I think we got this one figured out. The return side was in fact leaking down I installed a after market check valve in the return line. Talked to customer afterwards and it made a huge difference he said it is starting ...
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2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L low boost? VIN: WD2YD74233
Hi Guys I had to pull the turbo and grind down the body metal at the adjuster screw because the new one was slightly mis-manufactured. It was not letting the vanes move into the full boost position. I opened the body and cut the surface until the the inner ...
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1987 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L ext. lights (except brakes),int lights,pwr seats,
OK, there is a pattern failure for all these 3.8 in this year range. As soon as I pinpointed the problem the hard way, it came back to me. It was a Ford Master Tech that showed it to me when I use to live in FL. Wish I could have remembered before hand, but th...
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2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTRW08L31
Ok here we go, had dvom hooked up on signal wire turned koeo and voltage was 6.5 volts, Just happened to move connector C119 and noticed the reading to drop down to about 3 volts, started moving up harness from connector about 4 inches and when squeezing harne... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich exhaust bank1).
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Coolant Loss VIN: 1FTNX21PX4
I am still waiting for truck to return for the repairs needed but I will repost when I get more information on the exact repair. Thanks for taking time to weigh in on this issue..
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2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L r/side cam chain guide VIN: 1FMEU74E26
This truck is fixed, The timing chain guide on the back of the pass. side cyl head was broken. It wasn't supposed to pull right out, even though IDENTIFIX said it was just held in by gravity, not much help there :( We pulled the motor, & replaced the rear t-ch...
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2007 Ford Fusion SEL 2.3L Movement VIN: 3FAHP08Z57
IT MOVES! So after all the commotion it seems that we just happened to get a defective transmission from the wreckers. Put the last one in and it just works perfect. What a pain but it finally drives. Thanks for all the input.
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2007 Ford Fusion SEL 2.3L Brake System VIN: 3FAHP08Z17
isolated abs hcu, found brake fluid bypassing within the hcu. replaced abs hcu, bled system. works as prescribed thanks for your replies. we only use new master cylinders as well.
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2008 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Blend door VIN: 1FTRW14W18
Hi guys, Thanks for all your help. I printed off the TSB's you sent me and sent him back to the used car dealer he bought it from. They replace the temp door actuator like most of you suggested and repaired the problem. Thank you for your Help!
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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L No Boost/ Low Power VIN: 1FTSW21R48
Fixed the exhaust leak and replaced the DPF. Even after manually cleaning the DPF, it plugged right back up and the vehicle could not regenerate it.
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2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Wiper VIN: 2GTEC19T23
What an idiot am I. This vehicle wiper motor has no park feature!!! I had the arms out of time.
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2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L oil useage VIN: 1HGEM21903
well seems the concensis is overheating takes the tension out of the rings. Techs more familier with honda do rings and bearings on all head gasket failures which i will do from now on . thanks as always for all your great help. This one will now get rings and...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCM66573
Well this is a wierd one, replacing the starter has cured the problem. Ya ! I don't believe it either. After spending several hours around the ignition switch and main and fuel pump relays bypassing and jumpering around them I decided they were not the problem...
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2008 Honda Accord LX 2.4L rear pads VIN: JHMCP26418
Not sure how my fix didnt go through on IATN. The consensus of replies confirmed my initial thought. The pads were previously installed incorrectly. The piston was not clocked in the correct position which caused uneven pad wear. The piston was applying its fo...
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2011 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L Very touchy throttle VIN: 5NPEB4AC8B
Well, after considering all the very good information I got from the 11 replies I've decided to take the consensus of advice and encourage my customer to continue working with his dealer and Hyundai on this concern. My gut feeling? I don't think there's any p...
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2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Customer was out of town on an extended business trip & returned the vehicle this past Monday. I replaced the aftermarket c.o.p. units with OE Nissan c.o.p. units and that cure the PO1320 issue. I heard this AM from the owner and she said that all is well. I'v... Trouble codes: P1320.
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1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L no comunication VIN: SAJHX6042X
The BCM was stuck in armed mode. After replacement of BCM I was able to unlearn and relearn the security module. I was misled to bolive that you should see all programmable modules in the IDS. It is not so. They get programmed by different functions.
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2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01D2Y
thanks to all replies , i replaced the spark plugs and that fixed the rough running / misfire i was feeling. As for the vvt code concluded it was the cause of possible low oil condition before the customer had the oil changed at a jiffy lube prior to visiting ... Trouble codes: P1383.
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2003 Jaguar XJR 4.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA15B43
Thanks Ron, Brian and Richard for the replies. The customer did not want to do coils. We did find though after speaking with a local dealer tech that the ground for the ecm is on the right front fender. We cleaned the ground which was very corroded and reset a... Trouble codes: 1642 (Can circuit malfunction), 1638 (Can Inst token message missing), 1637 (Can ABS/TCCM token message missing), 1643 (CanTCM token message missing).
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2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L heat VIN: 1J8GL58K13
Thanks for all the responses. I have fixed this car. I flushed the heater core and we now have normal heat.
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1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Gas odor VIN: 1YVGE22C5S
I had to remove the tank to replace the fuel pump for customer. This was purely a "maintenance" pump replacement based on mileage and customer moving to another location where I wouldn't be available for repairs. Any rate there was no problem found in all the ...
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2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK12344
Fuel Pump Fixed the lean problem. If you have to do one of these pumps good luck they suck. Trouble codes: P2187 (Lean at Idle Bank 1).
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2006 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L Misfire VIN: JM1GG12L36
I put in the correct application plugs and problem solved. thanks for the replies. Trouble codes: P0300.
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L ABC Ride height control VIN: WDBNG73J32
After doing a more thorough check I found signs of fluid on the rear manifold valve assembly. This car was a recent purchase and it appears that the seller gave it a good wash before hand. (I have learned a bit more from the customer and did not know it was a...
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2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTK56F78
It turns out that the air filter assy was probably not correctlty seated. I cleared the codes and after another extended test drive the codes did not reappear. The vehicle has been out for almost a week and there have been no further problems. Trouble codes: P0746 (Right bank fuel mix out of range mixture), P2092 (right bank too rich at idle), P0750 (Self adapt for left bank out of range), P0096.
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1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Stall VIN: JA3XD64B7M
Hi and sorry for the long response . We haven't got this car to do it for us and the customer is in no big hurry. We are recommending the ECU because of there record of failure, though. Waiting on customer. Thanks for the help George
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2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L low engine oil pressure VIN: YS3ED48E2Y
the oil pump pressure relief valve seemed to be hanging up short of the proper resting place. thanks for the help.
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2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD29682
First off, I would like to thank those who gave me advice, and even emailed me. It is sometimes nice to have a new set of eyes so to speak. For those who told me to check the basics, I should have been clearer on the information because we did. We had compr... Trouble codes: P303B, P0304.
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2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R8Y
Well overwhelming responce was to replace with dealer cats.Unfortunately they totaled over 2500$.customer declined that much money.Funny thing is i had cleared the code and customer took 4runner in and it past smog test.Only every two years here so customer is... Trouble codes: P0420.
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2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L a/c and fans VIN: 3VWSD69M41
Group, I got it fixed. I replaced the fuse box again and made sure ALL connection pin fits were tight. I gather from some of the replies that pin fit can be an issue even on new fuse boxes causing high resistance and thus melted fuses. I retested my amps at ea...
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2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L no start VIN: 3VWCM31Y55
She is long time good customer of ours and she took the car without any further testing, we just clear the DTC. She haven't call back, saying if the car was acting up, it has been several weeks now. If and when the car acts up again, I'll update this post. ...
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2006 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Wiring VIN: 3VWSG71K56
Thanks to all that replied. The missing componet was the ambient temp sensor. Im glad this one is out of the shop, getting replacements for all the broken connectors was very trying.
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2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L emission VIN: YV1SZ58D12
thanks so much for the help, what we found out the evap pump wires inside the pump needed to be resoider,disassbled ,,pump which saved the customer lots of money,,,probaly from 10 years of virbration,,,why in the heck they installed it under muffler is total m...
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