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2012 BMW 328i 3.0L MIL Lamp on
BMW isis tool.hello BMW guys this post is for diagnostic tool purchase,did not know how else to put this post.we are about to purchase BMW tool and was told ISIS is the way to go.if some one can point us to right direction and what options to purchase for vehi...
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1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1GCCS1445V
Fixed tp,and map sensor codes also had 2 injectors leaking fixed them, now just has p0300 install new plugs and 2/3 ign coil still bearly runs, shows 1,2,3,4,misfires but has good spark out plug wire. Will idle rough but wont accelarate. Im kinda stumped cyl. ...
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2005 Dodge Magnum R/T 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GV58235
Sorry, I don't have the original o2 sensor codes to enter in the form. This car is a LIMO! Came to me setting codes for all 4 o2 sensors as soon as you start the car. All o2 sensors have been replaced by another shop with Dodge parts. There were several softwa...
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1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L p0720 oss code VIN: 1FTDF17W7V
hey folks, heads up, the vins not accurate its a 97 f150 xlt 4.6 2wd with a p0720 oss circuit fault. the snap-on scan tool sees the sensor pattern up and down with speed with no drop outs. the sensor itself reads 210 ohms, tried replacing it. new after marke...
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2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, #4 injector signal VIN: 1FTPX14505
A friend called me and said he had a 2005 Ford F-150 FX4 (121,790 miles) and a 5.4 L engine. He said that his noid light on cylinder #4 was flashing about 15 times and then going out completely. He had 12 volts going to each injector, good grounds at the pcm, ... Trouble codes: P0354
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2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG2252Y
The MIL is flashing during idle and cruise. There's also a code P0306, but there wasn't room to list all the codes in the entry form for this help request. All cylinders have good compression, but spark plugs look partly sooty, as if sometimes they are gas fou... Trouble codes: P1399 (p0301-), P0301 (p0302-), P0302 (p0303-), P0303 (p0304-), P0304 (p0305-), P0305 (testing and results)
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L stuck on limp mode VIN: WDBJF55F0V
Hello Mercedes techs: I have this 97 E320 which came from another shop with some history. The transmission had been replaced with a used one, and came to me to replace with a warranty one, also used. They also had replaced the transmissiomn module with a used ...
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2009 Acura TSX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4CU26699
I should not say I fixed it but did lift the rocker cover off and the chain was so loose it could be almost lifted off the camgears. Most of my replies were to check solenoid and screen, all good ideas. This vehicle had come in just before closing and custome... Trouble codes: P1009.
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2010 BMW 328i xDrive 3.0L Charging VIN: WBAPK5C54A
I PURCHASED A ISCAN 2 wt, RAN THE FUNCTION FOR TRANSPORT MODE DELETE. THE PROBLEM ENDED UP A DEFECTIVE FOOTWELL MODULE. REPLACED MODULE & ENCODED MODULE WITH TOOL. CAR WORKS FINE NOW. THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP IT IS GREATLY APPRECIATED.
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1998 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6ET1296W
First off, it has 110,000 miles on it, not 11,000. That being said, when I was putting the engine back together, I found that all 16 exhaust lifters were worn where that came into contact with the cam lobes. In an effort to save a few bucks, I took the intake ... Trouble codes: 0300 (Random misfire multiple cylinders).
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2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6L door locks, power windows, radio VIN: 1G6DM57794
battery load tested good but it was 4 years old and in Chicago winters have seen batteries not do so good on early morning cold starts. I kept checking car in warm shop where it was fine. Once I parked car out in lot all day where temp was 5 degrees it would a...
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2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
IATN rocks!!! A few of you hit the nail on the head with this one. The first thing I did was switched the coil wires of 4 and 6 and it ran like it should. I honestly don't know how I missed that but I'm glad that it was a simple problem. Thank You everyon... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 misfire), P0300 (Multiple Cyl misfire).
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2012 Honda Civic LX 1.8L Blower VIN: 19XFB2F50C
This is a classic blower blend door warpage condition. unfortunately I was not given the opportunity to replace it. Thanks for everyone's help!!
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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start VIN: 1J4HR48N25
Well, after much more thought and testing, I replaced the fuse block/ ipm and so far the vehicle is still running and starting well. Thanks for all the help!
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2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L shift solenoid B VIN: 3N1CB51D53
I appreciate evryone for pointing me in what to look for, after chenking for power and ground while driving vehicle I noticed that vehicle would shift fine all gears while on the lift and tires of the ground if I drive on the road the problem reocur so that le...
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2003 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L battery VIN: WP0BA29933
Car is designed to be locked with the alarm set, leaving car unlocked could cause a high key off draw. As pointed out there is no spec for an unlocked car. Thanks
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2007 Toyota Camry XLE 3.5L gear engagement VIN: 4T1BK46K67
I received 3 replies. They stated that a reflash could fix shifting problems, service the trans with correct fluid and properly adjust the level. Also the V6 trans have a lot of problems. I cleared the codes and test drove. Problem did not occur. The customer ...
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