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2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT68E62
reset mil and it comes back in a matter of 10 min. wehave a kit to set timing, and timing seems to be ok we are using a kitnumber required for this job [...] MADE BY RED LINE the onlything i noticed is that when the clamps are installed on the cams, the scr... Trouble codes: P0340, P0340
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2004 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L door locks / dome light VIN: WA1YD64B14
We have a strange electrical issue with this 2004 Allroad. customer complaint is when driving the dome light intermittently comes on at low speeds. Seems like when the auto door locks activate the dome light illuminates. the one code that keeps reappearing is ...
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1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L High idle VIN: 2G1WL52M9S
I have a 3.1L with a high idle and I cannot nail it down. I'm trying to diagnose it without throwing parts at it. I have cleaned the throttle plate and body. I've taken the IAC out and cleaned it. Searched for vacuum leaks and cannot find one. I've even backed...
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2005 Chevrolet Classic 2.2L Odometer/Radio VIN: 1G1ND52F55
HELLO all, new customer came in and carried an old battery in, tested and found it to be dead.customer bought and installed battery and then came back with the veh. and several of the dash lites were on, the radio would not shut off with out removing the batte...
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2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC24U36
Now the truck will not start acts just like security issues, tried to relearn with no success, tried to scan and have no communication, removed splice comb #SP205 and jumpered pin b-d now truck starts then I jumpered all other pins in sp205 to pins b-d and the...
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2007 Chevrolet Impala LTZ 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WU58R07
Vehicle was bought at auction so i dont have previous repair info. Car had multiple problems. The plastic gear in the throttle body was broke causing a limp mode condition. Replaced throttle body but still ran rough with ckp/cmp correlation codes. Found timing... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected)
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2012 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.6L rack and pinion VIN: 2G1WD5E38C
Hello fello technicians. We have recently had several W body GMs in the last month and after replacing the inner tie rods within a week or two they complain of hard steering to the left when parked or going slow. We leave the rack in vehicle and use an inner t...
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1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L asd fuse VIN: 3C3EL45X0T
I've got a 96 Sebring in the shop that blows the ASD fuse on acceleration. It will idle forever, but as soon as you creep the rpm up above 15-1800, it pops. I've visually inspected for an open, done the wiggle test on the harnesses that would relate to the com...
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1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L low and high speed fan relay on times VIN: 2C3HD56F2T
vehicle came in with a complaint that temp guage is starting to go higher than normal. found that the low speed fan relay does not come on until 230 degrees and shuts of at 219. low speed seems to cool it down to the 219 and no fans any lower, never see comput...
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1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L prndl and autostick VIN: 2C3HE66G3X
Ok guys here is a good head scratcher!. to start off this vehicle has a newer remand transmission with auto stick. when in park or neutral all lights on prndl are lit up. when in reverse or drive only that gear is indicated. when the gear selector is place in ...
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2003 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD36M43
thanks in advance for any insight..this vehicles symptoms varies from a stall at idle and cruse speeds to a low power at wot briefly and popping through intake it seems like. ses is on after stalling event happens and it always starts right up after stall..i h... Trouble codes: P0344, P0340
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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 3C4FY48B94
This vehicle first came in with a CEL, running rough and P0302- cyl 2 misfire. I replaced plugs, wires and coil. Cleared codes and test drove. Vehicle was running good when it left and had no codes. 2 days later it came back with misfires and the bottom of the... Trouble codes: P2305 (ignition coil 2 secondary circuit/ insufficient ionization)
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2005 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L Driveline VIN: 2C3AK63H45
This vehicle has a slight clunk when slowing to a stop, usually below 10 mph as if the transmission is downshifting. If I hit the accelerator just as the downshift type clunk is happening, a similar clunk (although not as noticeable) happens when it accelerate...
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2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23611
Right off the bat, I am not a diesel tech, but we are looking at the the vehicle for a good customer. Customer was driving down the freeway when the vehicle lost power, there was white smoke from the tail pipe and then the vehicle died. They had it towed to us...
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2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW30F6Y
This one has kicked my back side bad so some ideas would be great...Here is the problem when you turn the key on some times all is good and it starts and runs fine. Some times you turn the key on and the wait to start light and check engine light will not ligh...
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2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Cylinder 8 VIN: 1FTWW33P96
I just finished replacing the EGR and Oil cooler. Everything seemed fine for about 10 miles. Then an intermittent misfire started. Power Balance test showed cylinder 8 misfire was intermittent. Soon the misfire became consistent. I suspected bad fuel injector....
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2008 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP07Z38
Thanks in advance to all. Car came in with a check engine light and the wrench light on.Scanned for codes and found p2258 code.Cleared the code and ran again. Both lights came back right away.I was told from a ford tech that the diverter valve goes bad a lot. ... Trouble codes: P2258
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2000 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GDHG31R8Y
Need help please. I have a 2000 GMC Savanna 3/4 ton large box van. It has an intermittent no start condition. It was towed in no start with fuel pressure at 62 psi dropped to 58 psi cranking. Coil spark tested at 40kv and spark test at plug at 20kv. Plugs are ...
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2002 GMC W4500 Forward W4S042 5.7L No Start VIN: 4KDC4B1R52
Has no power to fuel pump, Will not start, Cannot locate fuel pump relay? Any ideas?
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2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SAJEA01T73
Hi folks, this 3.0 s-type sets codes for cyls 2,4,&6 primary circuit failure(p0352, p0354, p0356). Thought it was just typical coil failure,replaced them, same problem. Compression is 180psi in all 3, plugs are good. these are 4-pin coils-12v; ground; ecm sign... Trouble codes: P0352, 354, 356 (ign coil primary circuit failure on cyls 246)
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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58SHW
Good evening Techs. This 98 jeep Cherokee 4.0 was towed in as a no start. Found no spark from ignition coil. I have 5v reference and injector pulse. I have 12v available to coil+ and signal pulse on coil- while cranking. Threw an aftermarket coil on and still ...
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2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L No Start VIN: JN8DR09X92
Vehicle towed in, had a P0505 code in it. No start, it has no spark. Cleared code, no start and no codes came back. We have replaced the cam sensor and the 2 crank sensors, still no spark. We have read the computers can be go bad, got a computer from a good ju... Trouble codes: P0505 (ISC System / CIRC)
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2004 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Window VIN: 1GMDX13E94
Thanks in advance to all of u out their my issue with the car is pass window will go down and not up drivers side works fine when I test motor I get power to the wire I believe brown is down and blue is up I seam to lose gout to bring window up my ? Is were do...
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1986 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L Stall VIN: WP0JB0937G
Car came in for multiple complaints. mirrors inop, running too rich,oil leaks, blower control, turn signals, etc. stalling was not a complaint. o2 sensor wire was shorted to ground and was repaired along with the other complaints. mixture was set and all seeme...
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2006 Saturn Vue 3.5L MIL Lamp on, wont pass evap test VIN: 5GZCZ53466
We started with the (po446-evap emission vent system performance) code and broke it down with the help of all data and replacing parts that are most common to fail according to alldata, google, youtube, and the fixes done by members of the IATN. 1st part we re... Trouble codes: P0446
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1994 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Steering VIN: JT3VN39W7R
We have 94 Toyota 4 runner 3.0 in our shop, it came in with the power steering pump leaking & no other steering issues. We installed a reman pump, pump worked good cold, as soon as vehicle got warm we had no assist. we cleaned the screens and checked flow, see...
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2004 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Timing VIN: YV1RS59VX4
This Volvo was towed in, customer tried doing valve cover gasket at home. We have everything reassembled but we are having a VERY hard time getting the timing set! We have Alldata, and have set it per it's direction but the number 5 intake valve will hit the p...
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2006 BMW 750Li 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHN83576
Thanks for all the help. I sent the vehicle to a shop with a auto logic & had the adaptations reset. All of that work to get beat by a button on a scan tool sucks. Trouble codes: 2A83, 2A84.
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2004 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L Recalibration VIN: 3GYFK66N84
We got GM cross referenced part number for napa door actuators. They wouldn't recalibrate, they would sweep from open to close and then would not return back to center. Ordered one from GM works just fine.
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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Abs VIN: 1GCGK29U01
EBCM was sent to a rebuilder. Rebuilt EBCM fixed the problem. No flashing or programming was required. The brake pedal was also firmer and higher.
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2004 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.9L governor pressure VIN: 3D7KU28C34
Vehicle has shifted fine everyday since leaving the shop. Unsure what the root cause of the problem was possibly just bad connection at the pcm.
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2005 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L oil pressure VIN: 3D7LS38C25
Thanks to all who helped resolve this problem. The machine shop did neglect to install not only the two oil plugs in the bell housing area(transmission removal required) they also did not install the oil gallery plug behind the camshaft gear. The part number f...
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1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Lack of power VIN: 1FTDX1721V
I sent this one to my transmission shop to eliminate the transmission. Transmission shop confirmed a transmission problem, but it was not the cause of the lack of power. Customer decided it was time to part ways with the truck because of the transmission probl...
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2012 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FAHP3K27C
We removed the drive belt and water pump pulley. We let the vehicle sit overnight and brought it in cold the next day. We could see antifreeze leaking from what looks like a silver cap or freeze plug type plug pressed into the lower right corner of the water p...
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1996 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L spark VIN: 1GTGK24R6T
The ground strap going from the fire wall of the cab to the frame was broken. When problem occurred the PCM was not sending a full 5V to the ICM. The truck started again before I could check for power and ground. So I got out a ground distribution chart and a ...
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2008 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Ignition Switch VIN: 1GKDT13S88
We were on the page of the PCM causing the Start in Run... The Ignition Switch was brand new from the dealer to fix a draw issue, so that takes it out of the picture... and yes when the X1 Connector was disconnected from the PCM the car would not crank.. But t...
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2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start VIN: 1HGCG22562
Checking through all the help sent to me, I rechecked my timing marks which were dead on. Put the old crank sensor back in, checked for burnt wires in the main relay, etc. Finally went to the engine computer to test wires from there and noticed the carpet wa...
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2013 Land Rover Range Rover 5.0L Caliper VIN: SALVT2BG9D
Thanks for ALL the great help, We were able to do brake job, Our scan tool was capable. Thanks to everyone!!
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1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G3WS54T5L
Thank you for everyone that takes there time to help. This problem baby is all fixed and confirm. I will start by saying that there were 2 original problems and we gave it another one by a defective part. It has bad injectors and we replace with brand new on... Trouble codes: 33 (Map), 35 (Iac).
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2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start, VIN: JT2BF22K2Y
I have not received much help on this request and I will close with not solving customers sudden acceleration complaint. Thank you to those that did send valid information. I do wish IATN had a way to stop people from posting useless answers.
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