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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start
Vehicle was left with us to replace turbos. Job went smoothly , but will not start. We have cranking rpm and no dtc`s at this time. Engine cranks well but will halt as if timing or firing order is incorrect. At times it almost starts. The spark plugs are fuel ...
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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUEH64B71
two other shops have done vale cover gasket twice. still leaking. i'm replacing cam aduster gasket. also pcv hoses. my problem is that i have another bad leak. it running down the oil cooler lines on right side of engine. i can't tell where its coming from. i ...
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2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L cylinder head VIN: WAUDG74FX5
Hi there first time posting here so sorry for mistakes.I am working on a 2005 Audi A6 with a 3,2 engine code BKH.Bank 1 chain tensioner broke and it hit valves on that bank only.Now this is a high mileage vehicle and trying to fix it within resonable price and...
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2006 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML44E06
Did tune up on this car, used NGK Laser platinum Plugs 3199, and fuel filter, now am getting fuel trim rich codes. Checked air filter assembly, all hoses connected, and filter is new. Trouble codes: 17537 (fuel trim bank2 too rich), 17535 (fuel trim too rich bank 1), 16825 (evap incorect flow)
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2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBAFA51082
Need help BMW techs out there this X5 with the 3.0 m54 motor has an intermittent rough running condition. It is intermittent,; when is not acting up it idles smooth and runs like a charm , but when it is acting up it idles very rough and you can hear backfirin...
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2004 BMW 325Ci 2.5L vanos VIN: WBABW33494
p0011 and p0014, intake and exhaust timing to advanced, replaced the intake and exhaust timing sensors, no luck, checked the timing actuators and they are good,the car runs fine but after 2 starts the light comes back on, once again there is no problem driving...
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2005 BMW X3 3.0i 3.0L throttle body VIN: WBXPA934X5
When the vehical first came into the shop, it was towed in and not running at all. Upon diag, found mass air meter was out of range , Replace maf and cleared the code. 2 days later the vehical was towed in and found that throttle body had lost it values, and c...
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2003 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L Heater controls VIN: 1G6KD54Y63
This is to Juan in CA who specializes in Cadillac (or anyone with knowledge of this problem). I have an '03 De Ville that I need help aligning cam gears for the defrost/vent/heat door. This is the first one I've tried where replacing the actuator motor is requ...
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2006 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.0L stability cintrol VIN: 3GYEK62N06
Customer says while driving, stability system becomes disabled. This will happen at different intervals and driving situations. I have checked for codes while the stability control system is disabled and found no codes in any of the modules. I have looked at d...
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2007 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.2L Heated and Cooled Seat VIN: 1GYFK66807
Vehicle came in with drivers seat heat and cooling inoperative. Passenger seat operates just fine. Found connector C1 on CCSM with the usual melted connector and terminals. Replaced connector and terminals, as well as module that was burnt and melted, did not ...
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1988 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 4.3L Right Rear Brake VIN: 1GNCS18Z6J
I can't believe i'm asking for help on what should be a very simple system but i'm baffled by this one. Cust came in with this 2WD Non ABS S10 Blazer wanted us to replace leaking axle seal and shoes(left side),we found it needed wheel cylinders and drums were ...
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1997 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GCGK29JXV
This truck has an intermittant no start and intermittant stall on decel. It will usually restart. Sometimes when trying to restart you have to hold the gas pedal down and when it starts it will return to a good idle after you release the fuel pedal.. It has po...
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1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Surge VIN: 1GCHK33F3W
I am not a diesel guy so any help would be appricated. I have this 3500 and when you press the gas pedal the truck goes to wide open and stays there, the app sensor voltage drops when I let off the gas but the RPMS stay wide open. Not really sure where to look...
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2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Front brakes VIN: 1G1NE52J03
Hello all, Thank you all in advance for your help. and this is the first time for this if i forgot something let me know. Not sure where else to go on this one the cust. never has much time when they are here so i have to use the time i have wisely. The next ...
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2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Speedometer VIN: 2G1WW12E64
2004 monte, erratic speedometer readings shows 110 mph when doing 50, or shows 25 mph when doing 50 shutting off and on the ignition switch about 10 times did correct it but after a few days back to the erratic again
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2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L reduced engine power VIN: 2CNDL73F97
This problem is occurring intermittently. Upon initial investigation I found that the rug and matting on the driver's side was soaking wet. I don't know if this is causing residual effects on the harness connectors that are down low. But I did dry the interior... Trouble codes: P0121 (TP Sensor/APP Sensor), P2119 (Throttle Closed Position/performance), P2135 (TP Sensor 1-2 Correlation)
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2008 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 2A8HR64X28
Hello Everyone, We have this minivan and it was towed in with a no start. It cranks fine, and will only run with carb cleaner. So that tells me that spark is good. We have 60psi FP at the rail, and have great fuel volume, so my pump is good. I can not access t...
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall
Customer calls with an issue of a near stall after the first startup of the day. The engine starts immediately, RPMs reach idle speed and then drop to 400 RPM before settling back at a normal idle. This only happens after sitting over night with temperatures b... Trouble codes: P0602 (ECM Fueling Calibration Error), P1689 (No Communication Between ECM and Injection Pump Module)
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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B8GP44332
Hello and thank you for any input on this vehicle, scoped cam and crank sensors on scanner and are in synck. when koeo asd relay activates and fuel pressure is normal. activate asd and fuel pump relay, normal activate coils and we have spark, when we activate ...
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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L interior, cargo, and fog lamps VIN: 1D7HA18D33
This vehicle has no fog lights, interior dome lights (instrument cluster/dash lights OK), and no cargo light (brake light portion OK). Instrument cluster sets error messages for short/open at cargo and dome lights, but nothing for fog lamps. Ran chrysler diagn...
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2005 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
The van came in with no power & THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON.I scanned the computer & found The dtc P0016. I replaced both the ckp & cmp sensors.Same problem.I checked the timing chain the best I could without a teardown & there did not seem to be much slack in i... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crank/cam misalingnment)
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2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 6.7L hater hose VIN: 3D7ML48A27
6.7l cummins customer has concern with blown heater hose replaces hose and blows again within a few days coolant smells heavily of combustion suspect either a warped or cracked cylinder head especially due to mileage and 100hp performance tuner added to vehicl...
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1996 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L Starting VIN: 1FTHE24H5T
Hello every one,well here we go igot a van towed in with no start ,found no spark no injector pulse ,did all test found bad pick up in distributor and icm, replaced both ,van started and stalled ,double checked everything and found now maxi fuse 30 amp for pcm...
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2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L MIL Lamp on, P1336 but runs fine VIN: 1FTYR14V92
Truck came in with squeaking coming out of Synchronizer. Removed Synchronizer and found the shaft feeling dry and worn out. Cleaned out synchronizer mounting hole and found no reason for lack of lubrication - good oil pressure. Installed NAPA replacement synch... Trouble codes: 1336 (CKP/CMP Signal)
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21P04
I have a 04 Ford F250 with a 6.0 L. This truck starts hard and runs bad when cold. It doesn't run smooth until the coolant temp is a normal operating temp. I had the reflash done and it did help. I have been driving it for a few days and at least it starts now...
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2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FTNW20P94
Came in for egr and oil cooler, replaced both coolers also found icp leaking and ipr screen was broke replaced both, flushed cooling system, changed oil and filter, motorcraft filter. Started truck ran fine, after about 20 min of run time, oil guage went to ze...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14575
Did the repairs as noted below. Customer complaint is that now the engine is noisy for 2-3 seconds after sitting for several hours. Most often when it is fired up after some hours, it will rattle for 2-3 seconds and then be quiet. The noise sounds like it is c...
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2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.4L Odor In Cab VIN: 1FDXX47R08
When you drive vehicle normal, stop and go traffic, every once in a while you get a very strong odor which smells like you are lighting up some charcol. The only pattern seems to be stop and go traffic and to be at a stop for several minutes.Then there is a li...
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2008 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Communication VIN: 1FTPW14VXK
vehicle comes in with a surge complaint at cruise speeds, truck has 68k on the odometer and starts and idled pretty good, took for short test drive and noticed on brisk acceleration it would rattle like the timing actuators were bouncing, turned truck around a...
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2002 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Stall VIN: 1GKEK13Z32
Came in with leaking intake gaskets, Gasket were replaced started fine. After sitting for 30 minutes would start and die. No vacuum leaks no codes fuel pressues ok iac working fine. Any ideas as to what I am missing?
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2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 5.3L nocommunication VIN: 2GETK19T44
Thank to all in advance this 1500 has no communication with any modules it will start and run no acc Windows doorlocks radio cluster etc while checking bcm everything started to work but then quit not to sure where to go unplugged all easy modules checked no v...
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2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L relearn VIN: 1HGCM66513
After replacing srs module and alternator since it was overcharging as per tsb, customer reported tcs light came on two occasions on initial start up. The following day everything on the dash lit up and finally went out. She brought it back to me to make sur...
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2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNYF18585
Got this wonderful honda here that came in a no start because customers friend installed timing belt. I got the belt back on right and have a misfire on #5 cylinder.Compression goes to 150psi cold,engine runs smooth for about 5 minutes,misfire starts and gets ... Trouble codes: P0305
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2009 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Passenger Seat VIN: 3CZRE48509
Vehicle was in accident with only the drivers seat occupied at the time. Drivers seat belt and buckle tensioners deployed but no air bags. We replaced the seat belt and buckle assemblys and the module. Performed relearn with a snap on verdict and all srs light...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L blower speed VIN: KM8SC73E75
The truck has an electronic temp control system. The 3rd and 4th(high) speed blows all the time no matter which fan speed is selected. I pulled out the blower resistor and it doesn't look burnt but then again it's electronic. Has anyone seen this before.
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1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J46258S0V
we recieved the jeep & found the distributor shaft was worn bad, replace distributor & there is still an intermittant missfire. sometimes when you start cold it will miss once or twice, kind of like a chug & then it is ok. take the jeep on a drive & it may or ...
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L transmission VIN: 1J4GZ58S1W
Hi I have a 1998 JEEP/GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO/TSI/4.0L I6 MPI OHV The transmission runs hot and after that the transmission looses power. It also has irrugular shifting parterns. it takes a long time to shift from 1-2 and after that it runs perfect untils the tr...
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Instrument cluster, power windows VIN: 1J4GW58N7Y
We have looked at this vehicle three times now. This is a very intermittent problem which makes things worse. As you are driving down the road occasionally all of the warning lights on the instrument cluster light up and the gauges drop out. Also when this hap...
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2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L windshield washer VIN: KNDMB23396
the windshield washers do not work on this vehicle. fuses are good. AllDATA info refers to a wiper/washer module...Anyone know where this module is located? My local Kia dealer has no clue. thanks, Michael
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2006 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.4L Unknown VIN: SALAD254X6
We have reoccuring P0340 and PO345 cam sensor faults vehicle is low mileage and i think that it has not had any updated software i went ahead and have updated software but wondering if anybody else has had this issue i need to put more miles on it since i just...
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1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L cooling system VIN: 5LMPU28A2X
Hi I have this Navigator here with a ton of oil in the coolant. Can't tell where it's coming from. I suspect the oil cooler but others say head gasket is blown. Saw something on the internet about this engine having a core plug in the front of the engine seepi...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBU476J05
My question is about purchacing TRP parts from our local MB dealership.we do quite a lot of business with them,however they wont sell us TRP parts.doing some research on the matter i found if we has an LSID documentation they should be able to sell us the part...
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2005 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB75E55
Customer originally came in with a check engine light on and a hesitation symptom. Found Code P0104 for the air flow sensor signal line. Checked everything at the time and looked ok. Figured it was going bad so we installed a new one. Customer came back 3 days... Trouble codes: P0104 (Hot Film Mass air flow sensor check signal line voltage)
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2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 Sport 3.0L Starting VIN: WDDGF54X58
This W204 car was towed in, I have both keys to car and all symptoms are with both keys. Key will turn ignition to the crank position but nothing happens, no lights on dash except message that key is in ignition and mileage. Battery is fully charged and all fu...
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1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L wiper control module VIN: 2MEFM74W8X
Thanks up front, I must be blind but I cannot find the wiper control module on this 99 grand marquis. The wipers do not work at all and the first thing in the repair tree is to check at the WCM. MOD and ALLData both say it is above the lighting control module....
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2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM55S8Y
I'm ready to pull my hair out on this on..came in for no start..will fire for about one second but then i lose spark and injection pulse..have replaced cam and crank sensor..have ohmed wires for cam and crank sensor..replaced the ecm battery and started..if i ...
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2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Mechanical VIN: WMWRE33506
Hello mini guru's, We got a mini in which makes a loud rattle noise coming from the timing chain area at idle. When you rev it up the noise goes away. We first removed the drive belt to eliminate super charger and/or other pullys,no change. We removed the val...
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2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Misfire VIN: WMWMF33567
hi all its time to ask for some help.I have a 07 mini that has a miss fire on #2 cylinder mostly when cold.I have checked compression(120 in each cyl),have good spark,swapped coils and plugs,cleaned valves,inspected cam and lifters operation,checked injector s... Trouble codes: 2783 (combustion missfire several cylinders), 2773 (combustion missfire cylinder 1), 2777 (combustion missfire cylinder 3), 277B, 277F, 2B56
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2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L valve timing VIN: 5N1BV28U64
This vehicle has a rattle noise in the chain case area more at bank 2 cam sprocket area it seems. It has a definite misfire at cold idle and the check engine light is on. The codes are P0300 misfire, P0021 B2 A-cam pos. perf. and sometime it will set a P1800 V...
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2007 Nissan Armada SE 5.6L Hi Mount Stop Lamp VIN: 5N1BA08CX7
Hello everyone, we have a 2007 nissan armada in for 100k service.the hi mount stop lamp is out and we're having trouble removing the rear spoiler to replace the lamp assembly. We removed the molding and weather strip from the glass.we removed 5 8mm nuts from...
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2007 Pontiac G6 3.5L brake lights VIN: 1G2ZG58NX7
Got 2 strange critters on the same day that I have a feeling a few of you GoodWrech guys have been there. Got an '07 and '08 G6 that are setting code C0277 BPP sensor signal short to ground. They called me in to calibrate the BPP position sensor with my Tech 2...
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1996 Saturn SC2 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 1G8ZG1273T
hey iatn members i got this 96 saturn coup the car runs great when its cold, as if there are no problems. I have noticed as the car warms up it continues to run fine until the temp reaches about 140 degrees or half way between cold and normal operation of the ...
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1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L secondary air system VIN: 1G8ZK5279X
Hey everyone, got another good one for you. This Saturn sets a P0410 pretty regularly, only when driving. Freeze frame indicates the car was moving at 8 MPH, coolant 138 F and RPM 1410. Clear codes and drive for about 5 miles and code comes back. Code never se...
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2004 Toyota Highlander 3.3L Alarm VIN: JTEDP21A44
Intermittently the security system will set with nobody in the vehicle with it parked in a garage and everything turned off. We found low voltage (3.8 volt) to the right front door jamb switch. According to our information it should have 12 VDC. This is on pi...
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2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Heat VIN: JTDKB20U95
Thanks in advance for your help.Customer complaint is that vehicle seems to lose heat. I drove this morning starting somewhat cold.Heat starts slowly,gets slightly warm then drops to cool air.Stays cool for 1 minute then starts to pour out Hot. Stays hot for d...
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2006 Toyota Highlander 2.4L Tpms VIN: JTEHD21A16
This Highlander is a highway dweller. Last week we changed the oil and rotated the tires. Over the weekend the TPMS warning light illuminated. Yesterday rechecked tire pressure and reset system with under dash button. Light stayed off two test drives. This AM ...
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2008 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L Battery Drain VIN: 5TEMU52N68
We need to find out why the battery is draining over night. We have been unable to pinpoint the exact cause. Does anybody have any suggestions?
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2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Fan Continue Run VIN: 3VWDD21C8Y
cooling fans for radiator stay on with engine off and vehicle off and key out of ignition. Low speed only turns on for this problem. With key turned to run position with engine off or running the low speed fans turn on and stay on with key out of ignition swit...
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2000 Volvo S40 1.9L engine VIN: YV1VS2556Y
good morning volvo techs thanks in advance for your help. i am in process of replaceing engine due to bent valves and high miles and need to know if engine can be removed from top without removing the transmission at same time . any tips would be greatly appre...
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2003 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L Instrument Panel VIN: YV1RS61T63
This is NOT a turbo, don't know why iATN lists it as such. Here is my daughter's description of the instrument panel's behavior: "Trip odometer regularly resets itself back to zero. When this occurs, a single loud beep, 2 seconds, is heard PRIOR to the TRIP ...
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1987 Alfa Romeo Spider Quadrifoglio 2.0L Air Conditioner VIN: ZARBA5567H
Thank you for all your replies.I did put on my patience hat.You were correct.I removed the radiator and there were shims at the crank balancer.I replaced the ac belt and installed the gates part# that you suggested.Everything works great,replaced the lower rad...
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2004 BMW 530i 3.0L transmission VIN: WBANA73594
Based on replies I suggested to the customer we do a transmission service as a first course of action. He has not returned to get this done so I have not had a chance to try anything else yet.
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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 5UXFB53554
well I think I got it, with your help. I smoked the intake but found no leak. so I smoked the crankcase and found a small crack in the dipstick tube replaced tube seems to be working ok we will see. I have it to drive for a few days. Thanks to everyone for the...
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2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4CW54K0Y
thanks for all the help guys after reading your posts i started checking all sens signals with my modis i found when looking at the map signal it was way off koeo was at .78 volts sld have been around five volts , installed new sens. and went to 4.78 volts tes... Trouble codes: P0101.
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2005 Cadillac STS 3.6L No Start VIN: 1G6DW67785
Iforgot to close this request for help, it turned out to be the theft system needed to be reset, on the third attemp (of 30 min each) it started.This is the only Gm car I've ran into that would turn off all the modules untill the relearn was successfully compl...
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1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L maf VIN: 1GNDX03E1W
I`M A LOT THAN EVER TO FIGURIN LOW IDLE.GOT GREAT INFORMATION ON VOLTAGE VALUES SO I WILL CONCENTRATE ON MY AIR FLO METER VOLTAGE.CLOSIN THIS W/THAT MUCH NOHOW IS GREAT CAUSE NOW I FEEL CLOSER TO PROBLEM.THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR THE INFORMATION N WILL PASS THIS...
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1999 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Unknown VIN: 2CNBE18C4X
i should stick with my first thought. i put that it has 65000 miles on it, it has only 30000 miles. and it jump timing. hard to beleive no engine noisen runs like a champ. exhaust cam off two teeth. replacing everything . thanks
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2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK24U03
Thank you to everyone that chipped in on this problem. I apologize that I didn't have specifics on the many of the sensor readings. It's been difficult with the length of time since I started chasing the problem I didn't record data as tightly as I should have... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfire).
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L engine VIN: 1GNEC13Z54
YOU ALL WERE RIGHT ON THE MONEY. 2 OTHER SHOPS HAD SUPPOSEDLY CHECKED PLUGS. APPARENTLY, NEITHER SHOP ACTUALLY DID. WE FOUND 2 PLUGS LOOSE ON EACH BANK.I'M SURPRISED THAT IT MADE NO NOISES INDICATING THIS. FIXED AND SHIPPED, NEW CUSTOMER PLEASED. THANKS!
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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Steering coulmn VIN: 1GNEK13Z84
Well this seems to be a very common problem, overwhelming responses for replacing the intermediate steering shaft. Replaced the shaft and the noise is gone, thanks to all who took their valuable time to lend a hand.
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2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2G1WB58K66
well, the owners needed the car, and took it to the dealer. they say it's fixed, with water in the fuel being the issue. How water in the fuel affects only one cylinder, I do not know. We pulled the injectors, swapped the problem cylinder, and checked the fuel... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L steering light VIN: 3GNDA23D16
I will call this one fixed. I went trough and checked all the terminals for the fretting bulliten. All checked good. Put dialectric grease on all connectors and after a month no problems. Thank you all who replied, I know time is valuable. Merry Christmas. Trouble codes: U2107 (Lost communication with BCM), U2103 (Fewer controllers on than programmed).
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2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LTZ 5.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3GNEC12087
Cleaning the throttle body while the intake manifold was on the bench with the battery disconnected seems to have been the root cause of the problem. An idle relearn is exactly the fix. However,we did not have access to A Tech 2 nor did the idle relearn funct... Trouble codes: P0507.
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2007 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L tcc VIN: 2G1WB58KX7
Thank you for the advise. After looking at the data decided was leaking pressure internally. Had it flashed anyway for good measure, was current flash. Pulled trans, replaced converter seal, replaced valve body plate and gaskets, tcc solinoid and tcc pwm solin...
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1992 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JB3XD64B5N
Hello there I did fix this one. It turned out to be the power transister AKA the ignition module. Replaced that and it fired right up and the codes went away. Thanks for your help. Trouble codes: 44 (ignition coil- power transister unit 1 and 4 cyl), 52 (ignition coil- power transister unit 2 and 5 cyl), 53 (ignition coil- power transister unit 3 and 6 cyl).
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2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3AG42G02
Went in this morning was going to hook up scope and start looking, but last night Long from Texas had emailed me. Terry from Missouri and Jay from Texas hit it today on email also. Wrong cam reluctor at the back of the camshaft. Different years use differnet r... Trouble codes: 335 (crank position sensor), 340 (camshaft position sensor).
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2007 Dodge Charger SXT 3.5L Extended crank VIN: 2B3LA43G47
Well I did not receive vehicle back in shop until yesterday. I pulled the injector rail to check for any leaks and I have none. What I did find is that RPM PID and Cam/Crank sync PID on scan tool are showing nil on RPM and not synced when event happens. Cranki...
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1998 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L Misfire, runaway VIN: 1GTGK29FXW
Arne from Utah had the answer. The PMD was bad again, runs like a champ on the new one. When I took the old one (20 month old Accurate Diesel unit remote mounted on a heat sink) off it smelled like burnt plastic. I'm not sure if the close time hovering betwee... Trouble codes: P0219 (Engine overspeed).
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2000 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L Stall VIN: JHLRD1874Y
Thank you for the replies. There was no way to 'make' it die and it wouldn't 'no-start' for long enough to properly diagnose the problem. Customer asked for advice and I told him that, based on past experience and the responses from IATN, I would replace the d...
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2004 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Blen door VIN: 5FNYF18404
Have not been able to get vehicle back. Dont know customer well and they may be upset? Trying to contact them for updates. Dont like any job to go south especially new customers.
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1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Calipers, pads? VIN: 1J4FJ68S8W
Well, owner has decided to put off repairing this car for a while as funds are limited. What I've learned is that the most common causes for these sorts of weird brake issues not caused by calipers are MC hydraulic / booster rod issues, and some mechanical qu...
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2006 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L Shifting VIN: 1J4FA39S96
Thank you to all that replied. Customer has not yet returned for us to continue on this vehicle.
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2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNM22232
Thank You everyone who replied. Common consensus was to take a large deposit and promise nothing. After talking to the customer again, I talked him out of investing any more money into this car (first time I've had to talk a customer out of a repair). It se... Trouble codes: P0174 (sys lean bank 2), P0442 (EVAP small leak), P1473 (Variable Int. Man. Bnk 2 always closed), P1470 (Variable Int. Man. Bnk 1 always open).
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1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L steering VIN: JT8BF22G6V
I NEED TO CLOSE THIS AS XMAS IS ALMOST HERE N CUSTOMER HAS DECIDED TO BY LEXUS P/S COMPLET KIT N WILL BRING IT TO ME NEXT YEAR,I`M PRETTY SURE CLEANIN SCREEN DID THE TRICK BUT NEED TO C FOR MYSELF N WILL LET UALL GREAT TCHS NO.THANKS AGAIN FOR THE INFO AS IT ...
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1994 Mazda B4000 LE 4.0L reverse VIN: 4F4CR16X6R
THIS TRK IS MY SONS N HE STILL DRIVING.WHAT I FOUND OUT WAS THERE IS NO SPRING AT REVERSE SERVO N M PLANNIN TO INSTALL SPRING SOON.TRANSMISSION IS GOIN GREAT SO BY FIRST OF YEAR I WILL LET UALL NO HOW IT WORKS OUT.ALL INFORMATION WILL BE USED AS SONN AS I CAN ...
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2008 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L Exhaust Valves VIN: WMWMM33578
First, thanks for the help- most suggested looking for lean run- vacuum leaks etc... What we found was a lot of carbon buildup on the pistons- obviously caused by excessive oil consumption. We asked the owner about oil usage- he acknowledged that the engine w...
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1986 Mitsubishi Montero 2.6L guages VIN: JA4FJ43E2G
thanks for all the info guys it turned out to be the wiring to the reverse switch shorted on the trans housing! repaired wiring and all is well. greg
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2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y91
As for my original question, There are no other codes in the system. I guess the ECM trips the MIL even with only a pending code. But it was likely the cooling system that did it. We put a thermostat in a couple months ago. We pulled it out and found it w... Trouble codes: P0325, P1126.
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2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L transfer cas VIN: JT3HN86RX2
Heard back from the customer the dealer hit him for 100.00 dollar ck out told my customer that they cleaned the front abs sensors and the vehicle was repaired, the same sensors ihad already removed to inspect axle exciter rings. Needless to say the dealer did...
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2002 Volvo S60 AWD 2.4L battery draw VIN: YV1RH58D42
Thanks to all that replied. It was the radio (audio unit) After getting the car to go to sleep I got to fuse 16 and we went down to 18ma. That was perfect. So this one is out looking for another radio. Thanks again. Frank
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2004 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS92D04
Well guys, my volvo headache is over! Thanks to everyone who took the time to read my request, and answer. Tim and Sean were both leading me in the right direction. I re-ran a compression test, and all cylinders were up between 90-100 psi, a definite improv... Trouble codes: 3000 (Intake Camshaft Position Sensor).
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2007 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L left front wheel speed sensor VIN: YV1MH68227
FIRST OF ALL, I WANT TO THANK ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR FAST RESPONSES, YOU ARE A GREAT ASSET TO ALL OF US. EVERYONE WHICH WAS THE MAJORITY IF THE REPLIES WERE CORRECT. THE WHEEL BEARING HAD WALKED OUT ABOUT A 1/16 INCH. IF IT WASN'T FOR ALL OF YOUR HELP, WE WOULD N...
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