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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Electronic VIN: WBAHE2329R
Hellow BMW Techs, We have a problem with the trans going into limp home with no codes. We have the GT-1 tester and there are no codes in any of the systems. The trans display on the cluster goes blank and the trans goes into limp home. We have changed the sel...
1988 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L crt display VIN: 1G4EZ11C8J
Hi All Thanks for taking tiome to read my post. This Buick has a CRT Display that comes on then after a few minutes the screen starts to roll. We have 3 used displays and CPS and even the CRT drivers. One display had a pin missing on the horl hold and the oth...
1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR52LXR
code p1361 sets on start up every time. have followed code chart in alldata and replace control module. the problem we have is on circuit 423, according to chart, resistance should be less than 300 ohms, we have 10k. have ohm'd out all other wires to ic module... Trouble codes: P1361
1996 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K1T
Ok as you can see we ran the gauntlet so far replacing parts but now its time to stop and ask for help. This car came in for check engine light missfire cylinder 1.With scanner hooked up you can watch at idle cylinder 1 missfire but will go away at around 150...
1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G4CW52K3V
Hi, got a tough one,while driving hot ac on engine cuts off . Coast to stop, no lights on dash,with key still on,will not crank no batt. current for about 30 seconds, then lights come back on dash and engine starts.Trans will not come out first gear and analog... Trouble codes: P0748
1992 Cadillac Seville 4.9L Lighting VIN: 1G6KS53B3N
this car came in running but instrument cluster was inop did some testing and found that cluster bad replaced cluster its working properly but now car will not start now and cluster is displaying switch problem and keeps advising me to wait three minutes can u...
1933 Chevrolet Coupe 216CID Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 0000030558
We installed new battery, vaccumed tank of old fuel - added fresh with lead substitute, a bit of sea foam, and a bit of octane booster to the new gas. Got it started but it ran very poorly. Replaced worn points, cap, rotor and coil due to arcing. Has cloth wo...
1957 Chevrolet belair wagon 350CID Cuts out, Stall, popping when punch VIN: VB57S16008
ok i hope some one can help me with this vintage mutt. ok a 57 chevy with a @70's (so i am told by owner) 350 chevy points and condensor. has a new roch quad carb # 7043202. i am hoping some one can help me with a spec for fuel pressure. koec is 5 psi. when i ...
1987 Chevrolet El Camino 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GCCW80H1H
Car came in with complaint of check engine light on and poor idle and no reverse lights. Found fuse for ECM blown. Replaced and was fine for a wile now customer comes back today with same complaint and fuse blown again. I looked into alldata for wiring diag. a...
1989 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19K3K
this truck came in on a hook, nits starts but will not run ,good enough th drive , its pops and backfires. we check fuel pressure (specs9-13#0)-13#,we checked and replaced the ignition module(tested bad, we also replaced the cap, rotor, and plugs. the cusomer ...
1990 Chevrolet Corsica LT 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G1LT54G1L
Well it is GM week, many goofy driveabilities but this one is a doosey. This vehicles complaint was a hard start, then misfire and will smooth out. Hesitates at hwy speeds, then when warm vehicle will run fine. We could duplicate both but after replacing the a...
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNEK13R9T
Engine Performs Good Just Above Idle In Any Condition,After Extended Drive Idle Surges And 02,s Go Lean. Enrich Fuel System Into Valve Cover Engine Smooths At Idle. Intake Manifold Gaskets Were Orginally Replaced At Another Shop For Coolant Leak. We Are Using ...
1997 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJK34J2V
Post o2 sensors were replaced, 4 wire sensors and both are stuck at .438, heater circuits are o.k. tested all o2 sensor wires fron computer to o2 sensor connectors by transfercase, no shorts or opens. suspect an ecm problem. Any help from you GM Techs. Thanks. Trouble codes: P0140, P0160
2000 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Turn Signals VIN: 1GBFG15M6Y
[...] Would like to know if there are any on going concerns of turn signal switches going bad and shorting out, left turn signal only. Will blow fuse when left turn signal is put on, flasher buzzes then blows, hazards will blow fuse also. Short com...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L lights VIN: 1GNEK13Z92
I'll start with letting you know this is my mom's vehicle. So you know how desperate I am. The dash lights, interior lights, and exterior light surge in brightness. The higher the motor is reving the faster the surging (flickering). I have had several suggesti...
1942 Dodge WC 52 army t 230CID Hesitation
Hi everyone ,have a very unusal one here, truck has a vacuum operated accelerater pump,doesnt have any linkage to accelerater mechcanickly.has a vaccum piston held up by vaccum and a spring pushes down on pump. pushing on pump manualy it will spray ,appling va...
1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1B7FL66X6L
this vehicle is hesitating, stumbling and just running like junk occasionally while it is cold. the fuel pulse width will jump from 4.9 and then up to 13.5. runs eratic then goes back to normal. any suggestions will be greatful.
1992 Dodge B250 5.2L Rear brake system, RWAL VIN: 2B7JB21Y92
The rear brakes are like new. They are not engaging. We know there have been problems with wheel cylinder sizes, but are not aware that this is a Dodge thing. Thanks, Rob
1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ56H6S
this vehicle has a stalling problem usually on start up when cold either in gear or park makes no difference. it will restart ok and if its a good day will continue to run the rest of the day with no problems. sometimes it will stall 3-4 times when cold. i got... Trouble codes: DTC13
1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L no comunication VIN: 1B4GP45R7V
hello,i have no comunication at dlc.pin 16 is supposed to have min of 11.v. their is no power at all to dlc.the vehicle came in yesterday and i had no com. on the obd2 screen .so i went to generic screen and retrieved code p0403. com.was fine on the generic si... Trouble codes: P0403
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L Park, Neutral VIN: 1B4HS28Y1W
Good morning all, This was a used car that I checked out for resale. Transmission came back a month later for slipping. Long story short, In January I finally put a Mopar reman in with a new line for the check valve. This vehicle has come back today making a ...
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L brake pedal VIN: 1FTHX2569K
customer came in with brake complaint of low pedal, we have replaced master cyl, replaced brake shoes and wheel cylds, replaced front pads and left front caliper. bleed total system as per bleeding procedure. no change, blocked off master cyl- pedal was hard a...
1993 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L upshifts VIN: 2FTHF26M0P
This ford has a very harsh upshift in all gears. It seems ok when cold but after driving for about 10 miles the shifting gets very harsh and seems to be delayed. Sensors and trans have been replaced and gone through as listed. I have tried to adjust the tps to...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Brake VIN: 1FTCR14X7R
A month after doing brake job vehicle returns because brake indicator illuminates on instrument panel. Disconected E-brake switch with no change. Next, disconnected brake fluid level switch and light goes off. Alldata said to turn key off, disconnect switch, j...
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Guages, warning lights, misc VIN: 3FAFP3138Y
This vehicle has a very intermittant problem where the dash warning lights, guages, radio start to flash on and off and engine will stall and not restart. After awhile engine starts, everything is o.k. and can drive for days. Any help will be greatly appreciat...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU041
Hi Gang! ***VIN may not be correct, retrieved from workorder*** Customer brought this Escape in a couple of weeks ago complaining of a stutter and check engine light on. Our tune-up guy checked it for codes and retrieved a P0301. Supposedly the car did not a... Trouble codes: P0301 (cyl 1 misfire)
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.0L Driveshaft VIN: 1GTHK25U61
Hi all. This truck came in with a noise coming out of the rear Diff, and I dissasembled to find worn pinion bgrs, so I re-bgrd the whole rear end. After rebuild, the noise has not really changed. You can hear sort od tinny sound when takinjg off from a start, ...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJW25F5X
Hello This vehicle came in with a blown engine, severely overheated, no compression. We installed a used engine, which is running well. The mil light came on after 2 days of driving with a code P1127. The LT Fuel trim was at -21.9. We have tested everything we... Trouble codes: P1127 (Fuel Trim Rich Under Load)
2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Stall VIN: KMHCG35GXY
Hi guys and girls.I need a little help with this Accent.Every morning this engine starts and stalls once only then is ok for the rest of the day.Fuel pressure is good(55psi always),goes to 55psi on first ign in the morning.Now the other day I noticed on first ... Trouble codes: P1122
2001 Hyundai XG300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45D71
Hi everyone, Car came in with check engine light stays on and the codes are po174B and po171B.The engine runs very smooth in every speed .It has new dealer parts ( fuel filter,air filter,tranny filter,oil filter,and NGK platinum plugs).I replaced bank 1 pre-c... Trouble codes: P0174, P0171
1990 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Piston/Valve VIN: JNKNGO1C5L
Hello Fello techs, I have never worked on one of these engines. It is a VH45DE Four Cam 32 Valve V-8.It developed this knocking noise during some high speed driving according to the customer. It has ran about 20 miles with this condition. It has two differen...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW68N9X
Jeep came in with 3 misfire codes and 2 coil circuit codes. tuned up the vehicle and misfire codes and one coil code are gone. Tried swapping coils from 2 other cylinders and code stays on cyl #4. Ignition primary scope looks good. Wiring harness ohmed out goo... Trouble codes: P0354 (Ignition coil 4 Primary Circuit)
1994 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Theft deterent VIN: 1LNLM91V2R
This is my personal car . The alarm will activate about every 5 - 10 minutes even if not set . Noticed that when it first started , the car was parked in direct sunlight . I tried moving it to a shaded area and it did not activate untill the sun had moved so a...
1996 Lincoln Mark VIII Anniversary 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
Hi guys, I've got this 96 MK VII which is starting to be a hassle. Originally, it was idling rough with a p0308 code. I checked the spark using a timing light and voila (I thought), no spark to cylinder 8. I checked the plug wire, about 8K ohms, and pulled th... Trouble codes: P0308 (Misfire cylinder 8)
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E3X
Hi all and thanks for your time. This SUV came in for tune, and the check engine light on. After doing tune and several test drives the light came back on with the same 2 codes p0170, and p0173. I have tested for vacuum leaks and have found none. The intake is... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46GX2
I need some help solving the mystery of the reoccuring MIL. PCM has set a P0441...first occurance was about a week ago. MOD had no usable info for the 2002 year model, so a call to the dealership suggested an intermittant purge solonoid. I had checked it and i... Trouble codes: P0441 (Low EVAP purge flow)
1987 Nissan Stanza E 2.0L Starter motor VIN: JN1HT2115H
Thanks for the help
2001 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DRO9X81
Came in with MIL on, no symptoms. Freeze frame showed the code set at 66mph. Have checked the Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor and wiring as per Mitchell. Have also checked the two ground wires on the intake manifold. And pulled the sensor to make ... Trouble codes: P1140 (Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor)
1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G3WH52M7S
Hello, I stumped on this one please help. This olds with a 3.1 use's oil 1-2 qts. every 400-500 mile.Car runs fine it seem like alot of the oil is getting mixed in with the antifreeze. I did pressure the cooling system i didnt see any leaks.I have done alot of...
1992 Plymouth Sundance America 2.2L temp. gauge VIN: 13PXP2805P
The temperature gauge reading increases when the blower switch and/or headlights are turned on. The temp gauge otherwise seems to operate normally. The gauge reading compounds as the lights and blower switchs are used & then goes back down when they are turned...
1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L evaporator VIN: 1G2NE54N8P
A girl came in because her carpet is getting wet on the passenger side,and smelling musty. I checked the drain and it feels clear. I cannot see where the water is coming from,but the insulation on the inride firewall is soaked. She's coming in Thursday for me ...
2003 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L radio/navigartion VIN: WPOAA299X3
Porsche techs. Upgraded this car to the NAV2 pcm. ( Porsche specific gps & stereo head) Attempted to code the new unit with the PST2. W/version 18 software. Set all the pertinent information to the car that we could find. The time display is still off though. ...
1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Transmission VIN: YS3DDS5B65
This car came to us for a problem kicking out of reverse. We noted that the shifter linkage was worn, replace the bushings and link rods. Tech adjusted the shifter linkage as per Saab. Still has problem with the transmission kicking out of reverse. I underst...
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L Electronic VIN: JF1SF6558W
This forester intermittantly will go into "limp in" mode (2nd gear) and the a\t temp lamp will come on. Problem occurred twice in the last month. Accessed obd2 and got code P1722-AT diagnosis input signal circ high input. Mitchell has no more info on this code...
1992 Toyota Cressida Luxury 3.0L Radiator VIN: JT2MX83E3N
I would like to know what is the normal range for electrical charge inside the coolant and how to properly measure it. The radiator on this car keeps getting eaten up and leaks. I have seen various figures about the allowed millivolts and how to measure them, ...
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: JT3VN39W7N
This truck was looked at by another shop they had it for 1 week and could not get it running it had been towed in with a no start complaint. When I got this car they had replaced the dist. and coil and I have know idea what else they may have done. I did some ...
2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L tcc, sl solenoide VIN: 5TBRT34131
Aloha everybody, this toyota truck came in the shop w/ the TCC solenoid on the on position, the computer is sending 12 volts constantly and is energising the solenoid, I removed the pan and found some metal shavings, but I dont think this has nothing to do w/ ...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRAB1H6X
we double checked for leaks again, no leaks found. have alldata, got info off alldata and said to check the leak detection pump. we also do not have a vag scanner and a vag breakout box. was wondering if there is any common faults and is there any test you can... Trouble codes: P0442

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1996 Audi A4 2.8L Coding VIN: WAUEA88D8T
Thank you very much for all the replys and e-mails i got. Special thank you for Thomas and Brian, i used Brian's sheet and works great now. One e-mail i got said only dealer can do it, not true a few scanners can code it, you just have to know what to code w...
1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Cuts out VIN: WBACD3326T
We caused our own nightmare on this BMW. When we installed the CKP adapter harness we didn't get one of the connectors fully snapped together and caused an intermittent loss of signal to the DME. The crankshaft sensor was the cause of the original problem. Trouble codes: 83 (Crankshaft Position Sensor).
1989 Buick Regal Limited 2.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2G4WD14W6K
thanks for the help everyone. the problem ended up being the coolant level sensor in the radiator. I did not know it had anytheing to do with computer operation but it sure can affect it. replaced sensor, fixed car, customer happy and i am very appreciative to...
1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G4CW52K1S
I received several good suggestions for example there was a suggestion to clean the MAF sensor and that was done. The coolant sensor was also suggestied to be a possible problem but it checked out OK. The possiblility of the pressure regulator leaking was the ...
2000 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L abs module VIN: 1G6KF5791Y
Thanks for the help in repairing this Caddy, I sent the car to the local Caddy dealer to have the EBCM programmed with the correct information and all is O.K. THANK YOU
1994 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Heater Core VIN: 1GDEC16K3R
Well, We Got It Back Together & Did Have Stray Current In The Coolant System. We Installed Another Ground From The Blower Motor Flange To The Pillar @ The R.H. Door. PROBLEM GONE !!
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GNEC13R8V
thanks for everybodys thoughts, the fuel pump replaced was a assembly including the sending unit. some tips suggested bad connctions after transfering a new pump to the unit. but we had replaced the pump and sending unit assembly. there was no debris or contam...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L4V
We finally opened up the wiring harness between the PCM & the sensors, especially beneath the battery. The harness looked great on the exterior, but inside we found six wires that were swelled (like a bad battery cable). Several of these wires wereforf the cra... Trouble codes: P0340, P1341.
2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L No Start VIN: KLATF69YD1
Replacing a new wiring harness was the fix,I still have not any wiring diagram for this car,I am looking for any help from any one to send wiring diagram for this car,My special thanks to persons whome replied me. Kind Regards
1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7FL23X1P
Customer has declined any more money be spent on the truck. I had received ideas on checking the fuel rail for blockage, fuel pump and filter for volume and pressure, and pcv valve for flow. All these have been checked and all tested good. Thanks to all the re...
1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7GG23X4T
removed the throttle body and cleaned it carb cleaner the iac port was very carboned and dirty. also replaced the iac motor and it is running as good as new. thanks to the people that responded. ED
1996 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP44R5T
Thanks to all that replied to my little Chrysler problem. Although I appreciate all the complicated electronic test data and procedures, the dealer had indicated a timing problem probably coming from the flywheel. After removing it, I found the center of the f... Trouble codes: 1391 (Intermittant loss of cam or crank sensor pulse).
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L No Start, Stall, MIL inop. VIN: 1B7HF16Y8V
Once again IATN saves the day. I had many responses saying to check the crank sensor. This was a new part inside the distributor , but it DID prove to be bad as I replaced it and the truck has been running a day and a half. The 1st reply I received within half...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L tcc VIN: 3B7HC13Z2V
Hey, thanks for all the support on this dodge. It started locking up on it's on, so I figured it must be the valve sticking. I added a cleaning chemical and it's gone about 300 miles and doing fine so far. If it comes back I will pull the valve body and servic...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L compressor VIN: 2B4GP44G6X
as it turns out, the line that contained the high pressure switch was clogged right at the fitting. i pulled out the switch and the valve behind it and it was clogged with these tiny bee bee looking things. even after i had flushed the system thoroughly. i fou...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L hydraulic pump motor VIN: 1B4H528N7Y
Thanks for all of the replies. This was a kelsey-hayes EBC 325 4wal system. The control module and hydraulic unit are one assembly, and there are no relays to stick. Since a used car dealer was involved in the process that meant we had to wait for him to order...
1988 Ford F-350 Custom 5.8L power booster VIN: 1FDKF37H0J
thank you for your replies. the booster push rod was too short. adjusted to match the old booster. i dont get much time with this truck as he is a landscaper. it seems as there still is a little too much boost . so next time i get this truck iwill try an f450 ...
1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L srs VIN: 2FACP74F6M
We reran the check list and upon unplugging and repluging the air bag module it then began flashing code 10 so we ordered a new module and problem solved light out, customer happy thanks for the replies
1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62WXS
Well this vehicle, I can safely say is FIXED. While scoping the bank 1 number 1 O2 sensor at the pcm I noticed that occasionally the voltage would change from a properly switching sensor to 450 mvdc which seemed to indicate an open circuit. I finally lifted th... Trouble codes: P1131, P0171.
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, LOSS OF AC VIN: 2FMDA5141S
Thanks for the replies. The camshaft synchronizer was out of adj. When we got it reset, only one thing changed: instead of constant misfires on 2 and 6, we start ed getting misfires on 1 and 5! Same problem, misfires set, turned on check engine light and ac st... Trouble codes: P0340, P0302, P0306.
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRRWO7W8
even though i checked the pattern and had someone else look at the pattern of the crank sesnsor i went ahead and replaced and it worked thank everone for the help Trouble codes: 320 (erratic ignition), 351 (1 coil problem), 356 (6 coil problem).
1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: JHMCB7658L
To make a long story short, an O2 sensor fixed this car, but not an OE sensor. I installed a used sensor out of a 95 Pontiac Grand Am.We do a lot of used engine installs so I had a wide variety to choose from. The reason I chose this sensor is its size; it is ... Trouble codes: 43 (fuel system).
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L srs VIN: 1HGC22571A
Hello members, Thanks for all who response my post.The customer did not bring back his car for further diagnose and repair as yet.I would like to close my post for now and I will post again when he shows up for repair later,in a meantime,thanks again for hel...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L blower & A/C switch VIN: 4S2CK58WXX
The fix was to replace the A/C switch & the blower switch (that we thought would be part of the A/C head & was not??). Pretty simple, I guess we were just thrown off by the dealer diag & the fact that the blower control head was only levers & not electrical pa...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L no shift-limp VIN: 1J4GW68N2X
I believe all 5 replies. Hit the nail on the head. You guys are great! The only problem I have is the Jeep has not returned. If and when it does I will post an update. I'm quite sure there is no power at the trans. When this problem does arise again, the 5 rep...
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start VIN: WDBBA45AXC
Thank you so much for all your help and responces.. this is what makes IATN work so well as a daily diagnostic tool. after replaceing the cap and rotor. i still had weak spark.. we orderd a oem ignition module. now it runs like new again thank again Absolute A...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L a/c compressor VIN: WDBGB34E8P
Thanks to all who responded, especially Jerry from Texas. Jerry was absolutely on target when he said that the codes needed to be cleared before the compressor would run. I found that the pushbutton controller was loaded with codes from the time the a/c was ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Stall VIN: 2100201212
To all that replied thanks. A speacial thanks to all 3 Rich's that indicated k40 as being a potential problem. Although mine pinned out good I thought I would replace it anyway. I did{twice}and to my dismay found myself with the same problem. Back to the drawi...
1997 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN1111V
Sorry for the slow close on this post. Most who replied suggested that I test the TPS AT theTPS and not rely on scan data alone. I tried this method and it appeared that the brand new OE TPS was faulty. I was also informed that the PCM has to 'relearn' TPS set... Trouble codes: P0120, P1705.
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L hydraulic control unit VIN: 1P4GP54L7T
Thanks to all who replied, I checked with several dodge dealers, seems this vehilce is not covered under that warranty. We replaced the hydraulic control unit with a used unit, bled the brakes and the control unit at the lines.(could not bleed electrically to ...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52T8T
sorry havent gotten back sooner after alot of wire tearing found serial wire shorted to ground in right rear door car was built with key fob mitchell wiring doesant even show this wire well took a litlle bit of ivestigation but problem solved thanks for all yo... Trouble codes: 1601 (loss of computer data link), 1629 (theft system problem).
2002 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FV22G72
This was a first request for help so I now realize how good you guys are, THANKS FOR THE REPONSES!I had a suggested fuel pressure regulator may be interrmintent, Check MAF for intermittent and O2 sensor system may be grounded intermittently. This morning I cal...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 4T1GK12WXR
Almost everyone that replied stated that the crank sensor may have something to do with this problem. The crank sensor was OK, it tested OK. The TPS was bad, although replacing it did not cure the problem. We found out that a timing belt was replaced in Decemb... Trouble codes: 340 (Camshaft position sensor).
1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT2BF22K0V
A thanks guy for the help, IATN is a great forum. Replaced idle air control motor and gasket, every think is well now, customer is happy. Take care
1998 Toyota T100 3.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4UN22D6W
thanks for the help.we narrowed it down to ignition related and found that the two effected cylinders had arcing boots under the coils. we replaced the two coils/plug boots and the problem was solved .thanks again for the help. Trouble codes: 0300 (multi misfires), 0301 (misfire cyl 1), 0303 (misfire cyl 3).
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L bucking VIN: WVWPD63B2X
Thanks to the people who helped out on this car. What we found was bad plug wires. We used the ross vag com and went into misfire data and drove the car. Everything was fine till you got to about 35 under a load. Then # 4 cylinder was missing pretty good. It w...
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L middle vents VIN: YV1JW8313R
With the reply's I received and some personal phone calls from IATN members I was able to get information to fix this 940.The supply line comes in the cabin at the gas pedal, there is 1 white vacum line & 1 gray line. The gray vacum line is for the heat contro...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Central locks and AntiTheft VIN: YV1LS5540W
Unfortunately the customer would not give me enough time to fix the car. Given the intermittent nature of the short. Although the suggestions given could be remote possibilities I don't think they are likely because they don't have any direct connection on the...
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