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2002 Chrysler Neon 2.0L limp mode VIN: 1C3ES56CX2
Hello all. Replaced trans two days ago with reman, it shipped here with new solenoid pack installed but no input or output speed sensors so swapped originals over, loaded with ATF+4 fluid, performed QuickLearn and test drove 20 miles or so during two seperate ...
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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L code for high trans temp VIN: 3A8FY68876
hi fellow techs i have a pt cruiser that is leaving a code po218 high temp operation actvated trans. the car is a used car custmer bought about a month ago he brought to me after having the dealer look at they say it needs a trans cooler but i dont see a high ...
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2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FDXW47F11
This truck will start and Idle fine...If you try to drive it before the EOT is over 100 it will fall on its face and DIE...It will restart after a long crank...after it dies I checked the HPO res. and it was Full..while cranking the ICP is around 250 to 300 ps... Trouble codes: P1211 (p1212-), P1212 (testing and results)
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2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L engiine VIN: 1FMZU73K83
anyone seen this? possible pcm with the erratic spark coming from coil pack (all pcm controlled), but have good firing signal to coil. have tried known good coil. no change
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2008 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Limp Mode VIN: 2HGFG12688
Everything is Ok under low boosts and part-load. On boosts higher than 10 psi and after 5000 rpms we have "DTC P0606 PCM failure". It looks like fuel cut-off and DTC jumps within 1-2 seconds after. The only suspicion I have is "knock level" goes to 99% right ...
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2006 Jeep Commander (Truck) Limited 5.7L Abs Light VIN: 1J8HG58226
Hello. On this vehicle i was having abs problems and abs, track and esp lights were on all the time. Then i fixed the wiring and replaced abs module and motor from the dealer. I sent the vehicle to reprogram abs module, but abs light continues on (flashing) wi...
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Engine VIN: 1070441201
This old Mercedes came in with a smoking issue. When I first start it cold, all is fine, but after a few minutes it belches out copious amounts of blue smoke for about a minute then all is fine. I can drive it all day long and it won't smoke again. I don't thi...
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2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4A3AL25F27
replacing the clutch in this 2007 eclipse and have what appears to be a 14mm 10 point flywheel bolts,does anyone know where i get a socket to remove these?have checked on snap-on,mac,matco and otc's websites.
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2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 3N1CB51D81
Nissan Techs! Please help Have a Sentra with an Attitude! will run good untill you get into it! Then it falls on its FACE! Pressures are Good, New Mass Air, Aftermarket, no change New coil(cyl 1) and plugs, no change. No more check engine light. When I pinch o... Trouble codes: P0301
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2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Oil pressure VIN: WVWEK73C27
Looking for some help from the VW guys. We have a good customer who called us on the road. Oil pressure light comes on saying stop engine. When she tried to restart it would not. The car get towed in and has 0 compression. The oil was full and has been changed...
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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L parking lights and right rear directional VIN: WAULC68E84
traced power back to the vehicle electronics control module, this is the module behind the fuse box under the relay block. removed the module and when I did water ran out of the case. opened it and found corrosion inside. replaced the module and everything is ...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Stall, no power VIN: 2FTDF0822V
Sorry for taking so long, but this was a "charity" job so it has been on the back burner. As I suspected, I DID have a fuel volume issue. I can;t believe this truck had been to two other shops and nobody changed the fuel filter. I changed the filter and got i... Trouble codes: P1537, P1538.
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2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13W61
Well thanks for all your help. We found that when we ran the running compression test after it was hot we had only 25lbs of compression on #4 cylinder and # 1 but only after it reached 195 degrees. We had done this cold and it showed good readings. Customer do... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0304-), P0304 (p0301-), P0301 (testing and results).
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2005 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L Starter Dragging VIN: KMHCG45C25
Thank you for all who posted! I am sorry for the delay, The fix was 3rd STARTER!!! :) Put it in and away it went! IATN Rocks!
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1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW68N9X
HI, AND THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP. AFTER CHECKING ON IATN A GOOD KNOWN WAVEFORM OF CORRELATION CAM CRANK, I GOT THE ONE ON THE JEEP FOUNDING ONE TEETH OFF, SO I RECHECKED THE MARKS ON TIMING CHAIN, APPARENTLY WAS OK. SO I TOOK THE CRANK SENSOR OUT, FOUND ONE TE... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352.
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2002 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N6ED27T32
It was the fuel pump, Pressure was 27 Volume was low. Trouble codes: M0DE, 6 (test id 02 component id 00).
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2006 Saturn Ion-3 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AL55F96
Hello everyone, This was posted by a tech at my previous shop. Apparently I was still logged into iATN on a shop computer when he posted this request. Anyway, I've called to get updated status of the car and the customer has never returned since the initial...
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2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Compressor VIN: 3VWRL71K49
THANKS TO ALL THAT RESPONDED BUT I HAVE NOT FIXED THIS ONE YET & STILL DON [...] KNOW THE DATA BLOCKS & IT LOOKS LIKE I'M GOING TO HAVE TO SELL A COMPRESSOR I JUST WISHED SOMEONE NEW DATA BLOCK THAT WOULD TELL ME THE DEMAND ON TIME FROM HAVC. SORRY FOR LAT CLOSE BU...
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