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2008 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L sat.radio VIN: 1C3LC55R88
So IATN has always been a great source of info for me. This problem may be too rare. What I have is this 08 convertable with low mileage in great shape. mygig radio display states module failure when switched to sat. code set is b1430. tests are as follows rep...
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2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Will Only Idle VIN: 1FDXE45S35
Thank you in advance for any help. This vehicle was towed in with this problem. It will start right up and idle. It idles very low (475 to 500 RPM) but will not accelerate at all when pedal is pushed. Occasionally it will flair just slightly but no more than t... Trouble codes: P2104 (TAC Forced Idle), P2112 (TAC Stuck Closed)
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2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU93145
P2196 and P2198 after 2 engine starts every time. Cant get vehicle to pass inspection. Replaced and reflashed PCM, EGR, MAF. Trouble codes: P2196 (p2198-), P2198
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1999 Isuzu NPR 4.8L engine VIN: JALC4B149X
This 99 Isuzu NPR 4 cylinder diesel will not start. has been sitting for a couple years. The starter and batteries are good. Good cranking rpm and sounds like it is smooth compression wise. Will hit on silicon spray. Glow plugs are not working, but it is 90 de...
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2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L No Start VIN: 3G7DA03EX1
I have a no start, has spark, no inj pulse,Fuel pressure at shrader valve, tool is broken cant get pressure reading. no codes. suddenly stopped running. been a very reliable veh with no starting issues until yesterday. replaced pressure reg, crank sensor hehin...
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2005 Pontiac GTO 6.0L start VIN: 6G2VX12U25
we replace the pcm in this car due to alternater changing problem. I am now programing the new PCM with tech2 and tis the problem is i need to program the PIM to ECM link but the customer loss the sercurity card with that information. can any of you guys get t...
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2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVWSR61J74
I have a 04 TDI Jetta wagon with a BEW motor that the owners run BIODIESEL. The engine will stall/cut out at times and then will restart after extended cranking, it seems to help if you hold the Accelerator pedal to the floor. There is no check engine light ...
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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L starts and stalls VIN: WBADP6340Y
Firstly, thank you everyone for the help. I tried to reply to everyone individually, but if I missed someone, I apologize for the omission. The short answer to the problem with this car was diesel fuel in the gas. Now the lengthier answer maybe with some go...
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2006 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.5L tcc VIN: 1GNDV23L06
Thanks to all that offered help. Well, Turned out to be a bad transmission. Don't understand why there were no transmission codes. Took the pan down and it was full of metal, brass, etc. Not burnt smelling just old fluid. I also am going to take this trans...
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2009 Dodge Journey SXT 3.5L windows, locks,mirrors VIN: 3D4GG57V89
Thanks you were right! It has a broken wire! I did check with the dealer & there is an open recall on it. After talking to owner we decided to let the dealer fix it at no charge to him. They have a new harness for both front doors,they said they see this all t...
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2006 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Proximity alarm VIN: SAJWA71B96
Thank you all for your replies. I'll try to disconnect each sensor.
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1994 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CR13X0R
well,as I said in my last update,i could not believe thare was anymore wrong with my truck.it's running the best it has in a long time,and my gas analyzer confirmed it when I took it on the road(nice to have the analyzer on passenger seat to observe readings a... Trouble codes: 117 (Cts low volts), 172 (Lean bank 1), 173 (Rich bank 1), 543 (Fuel pump secondary), 512 (Kam test failure).
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2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Trans VIN: 1GHDT13W5Y
MOST REPLIES WERE BAD TRANS OR CAT. OWNER SAID IT MAKES A RATTLING NOISE. I HAVE INSTRUCTED HIM TO REMOVE REAR CAT MONITOR SENSOR AND SEE IF IT HELPS. HIS MONEY IS TIGHT BUT HE PLANS TO LET A LOCAL SHOP TO DIAGNOSE ASAP. THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP
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2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L ect sensor cooling fans VIN: 2G2WR55437
hey all this vehicle is fixed, the response about the temps is correct the fans came on around 235 which Is fine but when the temp hits 235 the gauge is about in the red. all is good now
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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Loss of CL fueling VIN: 1NXBR12E72
Yes, I have achieved what I was contracted to do with this car, but no, it is not fixed. I am, however, convinced it is not broken either, but rather another typical Toyota anomaly they have become (in)famous for. First off, I replaced downstream oxygen senso...
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2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L Air mix control servo right side VIN: JTMBK31V06
We did find the problem on this Rav4, first 2 Toyota dealer techs strongly recommended replacement of the ac amplifier which we did , no improvement , right air mix servo not working. At this point I was convinced we had a brake in one of the wires, so we tes...
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