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2014 Chrysler 200 Limited 2.4L shuts off and will not restart VIN: 1C3CCCAB0F
customer says vehicle will stall out and not restart, approximatly 20 minutes and it will restasrt. this is the second car that i have recieved and i have not figured the first one out. both cars are 2015 models, the only info i have that makes me think that b...
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2002 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18Z82
We have this 02 Ram 1500 towed in that was a no start.Found the ASD relay not being activated so there is no spark and no fuel pressure.Hooked up our Genysis,our Encore and our Touch scanners and got no communication with none of the modules.We borrowed a DRB ...
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1996 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDKE37F0T
This is a tough one please read all diag before commenting. Came in smoking bad and running bad. found 2 injectors shot. When testing for injectors the engine died and wouldn't start but would start an hour later. after installing injectors runs better but aft... Trouble codes: P1212 (Icp high)
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2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start
Hello, I have a 2004 Escape that can not get the keys to program. I have used Ford FMP and Altell maxidas. It goes through the 10 minuet wait time and every thing seems like it is taking but the car will not crank and I have the 2 above codes. I took a scope p... Trouble codes: B1602, B1213
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2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L brake lights VIN: 1J4GW58N21
I have grand Cherokee in, with inoperative brake lights on both sides, BUT 3rd brake light is still functioning. I have an open circuit on the black and yellow lead to the brake lights. reading only .2 volts. I have good ground confirmed with voltage drop test...
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1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U4X
Car can idle all day no problem,when driving highway speed about seven to ten miles check engine light will come on, and at times the valves will rattle. And then when you come to a stop it may not take off in low gear and no overdrive, turn the key off and re... Trouble codes: P0171, P0330
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2004 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L steering wheel VIN: JM3LW28A24
help I actually have 2 of these vans in shop with same problem. steering wheel shifts 4 inches to the right when accelerating most times but van goes strait, does not always happen on accel. it can happen at any time. it is very disturbing to drive. steering w...
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2003 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Crank no start VIN: 1G8AJ52F93
Car was purchased as not running. Only info i got was that it felt like it was bogging down in the rain once. Days later just dies while driving. Codes found were p1599 p0326 p0520. And in the bcm found b1327 u1301. After it sits when first trying to crank , i...
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2005 Toyota Tundra 4.7L no crank no start VIN: 5TBJT32165
Customer purchased vehicle from an ex boss of mine, it was a company truck that was a no crank no start. I am about to kick it to the curb. So far I have found that AM2 fuse is feeding to the ignition and the ignition is feeding back to the STA fuse in the cab...
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2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE 2.0L Fuel Guage VIN: 1VWBN7A31C
Customer is complaining that intermittently the fuel guage will not read. Code b1059 showed on my verus scanner - circuit resistance above threshold. I took some time one evening to drive it around. I had the guage drop off and stay down. Also noted that the f...
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2003 BMW 330Ci 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53443
We made sure the bottle was full, ran it a few times and no code and no overheat, and it always started. I guess the fan clutch really doesn't do much unless it's real hot. So, no news is good news 'round here. Thanx for the replies, and now we understand a b... Trouble codes: P1619 (MAP Cooling Thermostat Control Circuit Low).
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2003 Chrysler 300M 3.5L transmission VIN: 2C3HE66G73
Daniel and Jim nailed it. Trans shop replaced solenoid pack with new one and that cured the problem. Wasn't able to get a straight answer when I asked if they originally replaced solenoid pack or valve body. All that matters is car is fixed and new solenoid p...
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2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.5L Starting VIN: WD0PE74677
It was 2 problems. A shorted battery, and the battery is next to the drivers seat. The negative cable connects to the chassis next to the gas pedal. it has a lock on it and a quick disconnect and comes off a copper stud. It is for service so you don't have to...
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2009 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD0BE74549
First of all I am sorry I took this long to get back, all the suggested repairs and ideas were looked at, the vehicle runs great and the customer says he could live with it Trouble codes: P2633 (charge air system offset drift under), P2626 (diesel particulate filter).
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1988 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTDF15Y7J
First of all thank you to Dennis from Illinois and Dan from Texas for politely pointing out my anal/cranial inversion on resistance testing live circuits. You'd think after 30+ years doing this I would know better than that! Too many replies to list them all i...
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2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L Hybrid system VIN: 1FMCU96H46
Sorry it took so long to post a fix but needed to make sure it was fixed. After going over everything I figured it must be ether the wiring loom or the hybred computer. Ford said that the recall for the wire loom had been done and I was not comfortable with co...
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2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Loss of refrigerant VIN: 2FMDK49C17
Thanks to all those that took the time to respond to this request, lots of great tips and diag info! I refilled the system with more dye and as recommended some pag oil. I moved the vehicle out of my stall which is right next to a large garage door which I t...
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2007 Ford Expedition EL Eddie Bauer 5.4L vibration VIN: 1FMFK18597
thanks for all the help, it was the torque convertor.
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2014 Hyundai Equus Signature 5.0L Window Reset VIN: KMHGH4JH5F
Richard hit the problem straight on with Hyundai TSB. It is more detailed than the Hyundai manual, and fixed the issue. Thanks Richard!! Darren
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2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Misfire VIN: WDBNG75J11
Well this one is down the road purring and all it took is a set of wires. Can anyone explain to me how a car can go to running fine one day to missing on ALL cylinders intermittently due to wires? Is something feeding back causing multiple cylinders to malf... Trouble codes: P0300.
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2000 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L Driveline VIN: 4S3BE6563Y
Seller broke down and paid to have OEM axles installed..This corrected the condition..thanks for all the replies
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1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT3AC12RXR
Thank you to all who responded we lab scoped the distributor pick up and found the signal dropping out. Replaced the distributor and van ran fine
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2007 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWEF71K67
RAN FUEL PRESSURE TEST AT THE RAIL WAS ONLY GETTING 42 PSI. SPECK PUT IT BETWEEN 55 TO 65 PSI. REPLACED FUEL PUMP RETESTED NOW GETING 63 PSI. CLEARED LIGHT DROVE NO CODES GAVE BACK TO CUSTOMER A WEEK AGO STILL NO CODES. Trouble codes: P0171.
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