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2001 Acura TL 3.2L Unknown VIN: 19UUA56661
Looking For A Little Info. The Brakes Are Like New But Takes Extra Effort To Stop Car Like Weak Power Booster. If You Press Harder It Will Stop The Car. Is There A Common Problem With This Car? Thanks Dave
1991 Audi 100 2.3L Sunroof VIN: WAUBC544XM
I checked the archives on this and there was a good post but it was from the time when the replies were not logged by iATN so I could not read the replies which would have probably be sufficient for this fix. For my benefit and all those who will come after me...
1987 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G4CW5131H
Car stalls when put in gear and has rough idle. Sometimes dies right after starting. Once past idle car has good pickup and power.
1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L starter VIN: 2G4WB52KXX
vehicle is in for an intermittent no start, I have experienced this a few times. The starter does not engage at all, there is no voltage at the solenoid. I have read the fix database and found one other with the fix being the ignition switch. Hoped there may b...
1976 Cadillac Seville 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 6S69R6Q516
This vehicle exhibits a start and stall which seems cold enrichment related. It is almost impossible to keep running without feathering the throttel introducing more air and fuel. Once warm vehicle runs beautifully without any symptoms. I have checked both IAT...
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Drivers heater output VIN: 1G6KD52BXS
This caddy came in with the original complaint of blowing cool air out of ducts. After checking out found waterpump leaking and radiator low on coolant. We replaced waterpump and now has good heat blowing out of P\S floor vent, 140 degrees, But by the time it ...
1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L oil in the radiator VIN: W06VR5456V
we have a 97 cadillac catera that has oil in the radiator. the car runs fine no water leaks or oil leaks. we suspect the radiator but we can't find any oil cooler lines that run of, of there. if any one has seen this before please let me know. we did a block t...
1997 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L starter VIN: 3GNEC16R8V
Customer states that after an extanded drive the truck ,at times,will not start. Owner also states that they must wait for 30 to 45 minutes when trucks fails to start, then it will crank normaly. On one occation owner slamed the gear selector into park as hard...
1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L SRS light VIN: 2G1WL52MXW
Car originally came in with SRS light on and codes for open in drivers circuit and deployment commanded. Drivers clockspring replaced, vehicle was fully inspected and no signs of accident damage was seen. SIR diagnostic module was replaced as per repair manual...
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 3GNFK16T0Y
Hey Guys, I'm coming to the best of the best hoping some one has came across this problem before. Vehicle came in on the hook with a "Died while driving" complaint. Customer was on the freeway driving @ 65mph when vehicle died. Initial inspection Found ECMB 20...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNEK13T71
Gentlemen, I have a 01 Tahoe with the service 4wd light on. Code present is C0387. It appears to be stuck in 4-high. If you clear the code and only push 2-hi, code will not reset. As soon as you push any other position, code comes back instantly, and all ligh...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCJK33142
The fuel gauge shows empty all the time. If we disconnect the sender and ground the wire the gauge shows full. After reconnecting the wiring the gauge will show correctly (full) for a few restarts and the it gets stuck on empty. Connectors look good, wiggle te...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L trs VIN: 1C4GP54R6T
hello fellow wrenches I have a 96 ns that came in with a trans code for temp problem replaced trs since replacement the back up lights come on in reverse and all forward gears I thought I had a bad trs so I replaced it again still have the problem pin 1 at the...
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L Collum Ground VIN: 1FTHX25K6K
Help, Truck came in for cruise repair. Vac supply OK, Power supply OK, When checking the switches found high (meg) resistance, traced to the ground though column. MOD says to check the flex coupler? (The coupler looks fine.) But wiring diagram shows a ground w...
1992 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L a.b.s. lamp VIN: 1FMDU323X2
red brake light wont come on, unless i set the parking brake or push the float down. the amber lamp comes on goes off for two seconds then comes on steady. if i try to pull codes(ground the orange/black wire) the light will go off sometimes and sometimes it wi...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L abs light VIN: 1FTCR10A0R
I've treated to get ABS codes by jumping to ground the abs connector as repair info says for this RWAL abs but light doesn't flash, just stay on, so i don't know what can i do, because brake is ok and customer doesn't complaint anything just the light is on.An...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X2V
hey tech's , got a 97 exploder here 4.0 that when driving the truck it feel's like the ing switch is cut off and then it come's back on. test eec relay , test the ground system nothing over 0.03 v . test fuel system pump current ramped good ,pressure o.k,prima...
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L leaking VIN: 1FDKE30F5V
to all you great techs and soon to be great techs, we have this weasle ford in and there is a leak from what appears to be the bottom of the fuel filter housing, leaking into the valley and out the bell housing. this belongs to a commercial fisherman and down ...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMYU22EAW
Ford Techs, I need your help. This Explorer has had the upper/lower intake seals replaced along with and new idle air control valve and throttle body cleaning. We still have poor engine operation at start up lasting for about 1 minute. Has no codes, long/short...
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Rear Brakes VIN: 1FDAF57F2X
The rear brakes lock up after use. If we release the pressure after HCU rear brakes let go. If we bleed system above HCU brakes do not release. Micro lock is installed between Master and HCU. (has been here for 350,000 kms) We have noticed that after brake...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L Stall VIN: 1FDWE3057X
Vehicle intermittently stalls at stops. Just as if you shut the key off. no misses or chugging. checked wiring at ignitions switch and looks good. starts right back up. Relays test good under electrical load. Any help would be greatly appreciated. mark
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L front axle shaft removal VIN: 1FMNU43S4Y
Hi folks. Thanks for taking the time to read my post. I am trying to get the front axle out of this excursion and all data says "using a suitable drift drive the axle shaft inner seal out of the wheel knuckle". My question is wich way do I drive the seal out? ...
1992 GMC motorhome 454CID engine VIN: 70N6322373
Okay, I really hope that someone can help me out with this POS. This truck will backfire through exhaust going down the highway. It will also run like it is running out of fuel. The fuel pressure regulator was changed and the fuel pressure is normal (12-15psi...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Instruments VIN: 1HGCG6670W
Dear Professionals customer installed a radio and after installation of radio Cluster did no iluminate. I suspected a fried printed circuit and I replaced clusted with a good used one from another vehicle I hope that someone has been able to solve this problem...
1998 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5L replacing pcm VIN: 1J4F727P1W
need to know what menu on the factory scan tool (drbIII) to go to to find the reprogram info it says you need to input the vin# and the mileage in the new computer for it to work properly. our jeep specialist is on vacation so I can't ask him. any help would b...
1996 Kia Sportage 2.0L will not run monitor VIN: KNDJA7231T
This Sportage runs fine, customer came in for California ASM smog test and failed for readiness status. The three continuous monitors are set, but will not run any of the other five available. Customer said the battery had been disconnected so I attempted run ...
1989 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Rear Calipers VIN: 1LNLM984XK
Hello fellow techs. I have a Lincoln that on occasion the rear calipers will not totally release. The calipers have been replaced. Dealer said everything was fine. Wondering if the master cyllinder is the problem or ABS.Wondering if any one else has seen this ...
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1LNLM91V3V
Need help from a Lincoln Tech! The hard misfires are gone, and the stalling is greatly reduced since running the redundant (circuit 361) red wires. BUT, still not driving right and I now have a CaseGround PID value of -1.249 volt during the latest stall. Is th... Trouble codes: P1000 (Monitors not complete)
1989 Mazda B2600 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF4146K
Vehicle has a no start/no spark problem always. I haven't had any luck testing the system, because my schematics (mitchell and directly from Mazda are wrong). This truck has three wires into dist., two that go to computer from the dist., a two wire (Igniter?) ...
1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BA14185
hello fellow tech's. thanks for your time and hope all is well. this protoge' has a intermitant p0510 code.( closed throttle position switch) customer said he drove it from las vegas to santa fe with check engine light i checked for codes and none were stored.... Trouble codes: P0510 (closed throttle positon sensor.)
1991 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 5.0L aod transmission VIN: 2MECM75F5M
Hello trans people! This trans will slam stall the engine in reverse & low gear. Will not allow engine to start in park (severe drag) but will start in neutral however with rear wheels off the ground, rear wheels will spin fast and when braking, will slow the ...
1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L water pump VIN: 1MELM65L1T
Any help with this will be appreciated. This vehicle has gone through 4 water pumps in 8000km. The car came into my shop with an aftermarket pump, leaking from the weep hole. The last two pumps have been OE and ended up leaking form the weep hole. Before I ins...
2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L torque convertor opertation VIN: 1MEFM50UXX
I asking for any information that may help in the diagnosis of a p1744, I have searched bulletins, ran the trouble code chart, and searched on ATRA, the valve in the VB is installed correctly I checked that the last time I had it down.
1994 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JA3AP47H3R
Found PCV valve stopped up also blowing oil into the air filter and mass air flow meter. Replaced PCV valve and mass air flow sensor, cleaned all vacuum hoses that were stopped up also cleaned throttle body.Car ran fine a couple of days before the customer pic...
1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AJ56G7V
Car came in with idle hunting or surging. RPMs jump from 1000 to 1600. If you bring the idle up it does not jump. We tried disconnecting the iac and it still did the same thing. Then we tried disconnecting MAF sensor idle stopped jumping but idle was not smoot... Trouble codes: P0505
1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Audio system VIN: JN1HJ01F5R
This one really stumped me, first of all let me say that I do not work on a lot of foreign cars, but when I do they seem to hve the wierdest problems. This car has a BOSE audio sysetm cd and cassette deck all integrated into the radio. The radio turns on and y...
1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Surge VIN: JN8R05Y5TW
This vehicle has an off idle surge at tps voltage 1.02, maf voltage 1.83 and then goes away compltely if throttle is opened or closed. Will run fine with tps unplugged. Has -20 ltft at idle. Have replaced tps, engine coolant sensor,and monitored o2's. disconne... Trouble codes: P0156 (bank 2 sensor 2)
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05YXV
Cust brought in with a cel on. Idle between 688 and 713 rpm, drops with load. Scanned and found a p0505, 12v going to valve, open in orange wire going to pcm. Told cust of this and she disclosed that the vehicle was in a pretty severe front end accident. I rep... Trouble codes: P0505 (EC-AAC/V-01 Idle Air Control Valve IACV-Auxiliary Air Control AAC Valve)
1997 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N6SD16Y7V
Hello techs, Problem Nissan here need some help on. Under hard acceleration vehicle runs fine, but if you ease down on the gas, truck will stumble and not have full power. It feels like a misfire but it isn't quite that severe, more of a slight buck or chuggl...
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA21D9W
This car came to me from another shop, the customer state that this happened after he crossed the jumper cable. The other shop had replace the ECU [used]. I got two ignition coil, #2 and #3 not reciving pulses from computer, not codes either.I changed the coi...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D4Y
The car is running lean at all times, it won't rev up even in neutral, nearly impossible to drive. Suspecting the mass air flow sensor but not sure if the test results (below) are bad. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank You, Brady
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JTER63457
the truck has every code on for everything to do with the varable valve timing checking with the consult II the passenger cam does not move and the drivers side is always advanced by 13 degrees. the solidnoids sshow 48 to 75 % duty cycle on the passenger side ...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Accessories VIN: JN8DR07Y41
hello to all, this is my own pathfinder that i just recently purchased. the remote for the alarm only seemed to work intermitantly. i changed the battery and now it does not work at all. i check previous nissan posts with this problem. i tried to install and ...
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L matercylinde VIN: 4S3BD6352S
This car came in with the brake light on. Tested to a bad mastercylinder. easy so far. This car is 2 wheel drive with abs. I cannot find a mastercylinder in the U.S.A. for this car. The part number is [...]. Subaru does agree this is a valid part #. This ...
2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Pump
Greetings IATNers, Quick question, this Forester is activating the ABS intermittently when below 10 to 5 m.p.h. I did the visual check for broken wires, bad tone rings, etc... My question is, the tires that are on the vehicle now are P215/70R15, the stockers ...
1991 Toyota Celica GTS 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2ST85N4M
No spark, no injector pulse, we have check every power and grund in the computer (all checked ok) with the info mitchell on demand give us. Code 12(No cam/RPM signal) all the time(with the scope we do see good signals) the computer is sending power but not the...
1988 Volkswagen Fox 1.8L Fuel Pump harness VIN: 9BWGA0302J
The fuel pump on this car has screw-on wiring connectors. The pump itself has male plastic threads with a single post electrical in the center. The old wiring harness ends are badly corroded and cannot be reused. The know I could make some modifications to get...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation
Car came in with distributor unbolted was setting code for being out of sync. Set it up @ TDC still had code. looked @ it with vantage was 0 Hz @ idle. Would buck going 40 in 4th when you floored it. Replace dist with used one. No code but at Cruise car has a ...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L battery VIN: 3VWCA21COX
The car has a 140 m/a drain. At times it fluctuates from 200-900 m/a. WIth the blue connector at the radio disconnected, the drain is steady at 140 +/- 5 m/a. If #14 fuse is removed, the car has a steady 13 +/- m/a drain.
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63BOX
Customer brought this car in stating that MIL is on and running poorly. Road test verified this, has slight miss-fire and some detonation under load. Hooked VAG 1552 up and found 14 DTC's, a couple "random miss-fires,caused by fuel level to low", "fuel level t...
2000 Volkswagen Passat 4 Motion 2.8L Timingchain tensioner VIN: WVWUH23B1Y
VW-Techs,I have noise that comes and goes from drivers side timing chain tensioner and also oilleak betwen tensioner unit and head.Could anybody give me some info about what could cause the noise to change in strength and also what time should be charged for r...
1990 Volvo 240 2.3L oil VIN: YV1AA8841L
ever since the head gasket replacement, the customer has been bringing it back very low on oil. the first time it was almost out of oil, i changed it with an additive and it seemed to help a little, but he brings it back weekly usually 2 quarts low. do not see...
2000 Volvo V70 GLT SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW56D4Y
mil lamp on-code p1332 vvt solenoid. replaced solenoid light still on. has anyone seen a common problem with these? thanks!!! CAR WAS DRIVEN APPROX. 800 MILES AFTER PREVIOUS REPAIRS SO I DON`T THINK IT WOULD BE RELATED. Trouble codes: P1332 (variable valve timing solenoid)

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1996 BMW 328is 2.8L Clutch Hydraulics VIN: WBABG1328T
Well, I tore this one down to the flywheel to make sure that everything was OK. I found in the bell housing a plastic pivot pin that was cracked at the top, so I replaced it. I re-lubed throw-out, pivot, and splines. I took the slave, master and all lines off ...
1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L rear pads VIN: 2G4WB52L2S
I am going to call this one fixed. I can not get the customer to bring the car back to check. I believe the problem was tech error. The job was originally done by one of my techs and i think he may have rushed it. When i took the back brakes apart to check all...
2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L left rear tire wear VIN: 1G6KD54Y7Y
The rear camber problem on the cadillac was corrected by using a shim from a NAPA store. The alignment products we use at our shop are only MOOG and they do show a shim availble for that situation. I would like to thank those of you that offered a solution or ...
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GNEL19W6X
We did not get AWD light figured out and the customer has not brought the vehicle back in yet. Sorry to have to end it this way but that is how the ole ball bounces. Trouble codes: P0101, P0463, U1041, U1192, C0226, C0222.
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L steering pressure VIN: 2B4GP44R5W
Thanks to everone that replied--I found that you should never use a reman p/s pump on a caravan--I got away with using a reman pump one time a year ago. this is why I wasnt shy to try one again--wrong---oem pump puts out more pressure & has a smaller return ho...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44G1W
tech's the fix for this fault code po401 , was the replacement of egr valve + transducer from dealer $ 53.00 . all in 1-box . their just like ford when there is a screw-up part they sell it for the rite price. transducer was open !!, want to thank all the help... Trouble codes: P0401.
1998 Dodge Caravan 3.3L courtesy lights
well i went back to the pass side front door swicth because the voltage was not the same it was 2 volts and i had 5 volts at the other swicthes, so i cut the wire at the bcm and checked voltage at the wire comming from the bcm and it had 5 volts i found the ...
1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Stall VIN: 1FTHX2SH3R
Got it. I actually experienced 3 problems here. I got good replies. 7 for IAC cleaning/replacement, 2 for dislodged transmission filter, 2 for solenoid pack problems and 1 for calibration. Idle Stall: The IAC PID was 60%, so I checked the throttle assembly... Trouble codes: 637 (Transmission Oil temp High), 624 (Electronic Pressure Control failure).
1995 Ford Mustang 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP15T0S
Well, we did not fix this one. We did follow each suggestion through as completely as possible, but nothing seemed to be the root problem. Robert [...] suggested checking the PIP and duty cycle and if either failed replace the distributor. Gary Exel sugg...
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L trans VIN: 1FTJE34F8V
checked the flow to the cooler per alldata it was fine at this point at 96k the owner wanted a reman put in a jasper and everything is fine thanks for all the info 12 out of 13 had about the same idea i was just happy to know it was not an imput thank to all v...
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy
I received a lot of responses on this one and its great to have this network as a resource. The problem with the truck was the injectors we pulled the injectors out and had them tested at a Diesel specialty shop about an hour away and they said that the inject...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L 4-5 shift or TCC? VIN: 1FMDU34X6V
Thanks to all who replied - Bruce & Shawn replied that problem was most likely mechanical. upon reveiw, New covertor & seal ring fixed problem. Thanks Again IATN
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cylinder head VIN: 1FDSF35S7Y
Thank you iATN for all the help. We deceided to repair the cylinder head with the Lisle kit #65900. Diamond Dave saved us about $200.00 by leading us to www.thetoolwarehouse.net The kit is on sale right now for $377.32. The other tools looked great too, but we...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTZX17251
Sorry I haven't gotten back yet. The customer hasn't returned for service so I haven't been able to use any of ya'lls advise. Will post a fix if I get the vehicle back. Thanks, James.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F13
Last report, all is well with the 7.3L Ford diesel.As most suggested we changed the cam sensor(code P0340) and changed the oil with 15W-40 fleet oil.Since there is no injection pump, the oil is the heart of the system. High pressure oil along with an IDM(injec... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor code in memory - no mil light on).
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRX14W84
thanks so much for the info guys, we fixed this one. thanks to all who replied, expecially to eric from brunswick. andrew from delaware, who hit the nail on the head, and jon,from jersey,these guys all had great input. the fix was to replace the intire cjb.jun...
1992 Geo Tracker 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBJ18UXN
Thanks for the replies. I was able to re-engineer the wiring on this vehicle. Most replies mentioned that this is an ongoing problem with these vehicles.The cheapest used ecm I could find was $240,and I wasn't comfortable with that,knowing that they have troub...
1994 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GKDM19Z1R
You guys are great! Another fix for the records. 6 out of 11 hit it right. I hang my head on this one. Even though I knew there was a loose CAT CONV substrate, I chose to ignore this because there was no noticable loss of power and my back pressure gauge read ... Trouble codes: 32 (EGR Excessive Flow).
1999 GMC K2500 Suburban 5.7L ABS Module VIN: 1GKGKROXJ7
thanks to all the people who replied, I appreciate it. The sensors were rusted, and rust had pushed the sensors away from the trigger wheel, and after discovering this issue, cleaned the base and installed new sensors and retested the vehicle and now has prope...
1992 Hyundai Excel GS 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHVD32JXN
From: Ty from Connecticut Date: 10/19/2004 14:13:24 You don't mention vacuum or compression, or how it runs. Those older 1.5's used to love having the crank pulley bolt come loose. The crank sprocket for the t-belt will wear the flats out and affect valve ti...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1J4FX58S2R
Thanks to all who replied. We replaced the governor and transducer as many suggested and now the tranny starts in 1st and shifts to 3rd, bypassing 2nd altogether. The Jeep is now drivable and the customer does not want to put much more into a 200k plus mile ve...
1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT68SOX
Sorry this customer has not returned so I am closing this out. I did clear codes and reset memory. Maybe this helped. I would like to thank everyone for their input and I will update if customer returns.
1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L engine VIN: SALJN1286S
Hello All, Several replies said it sounded like a blocked oil passage.One person suggested adding a quart of ATF to the engine.He said it has a high detergent content and it might help clean the oil passageways .I talked to the customer 2 days later and he r...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L overdrive VIN: JT8BF28G4X
Sorry to say that the customer needed his car and has not yet returned. Good suggestions from the respondents, I did check the TPS very carefully but found no bad signal. I am assuming that it would have a drop out or a hash when moving the throttle, I know Do...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S4Y
thanks for your help. a couple responses said to remove and check a 5/8 inch hose at the back of the engine block under the lower intake manifold. these replies were right. when we first replaced the lower intake gaskets we looked at the hose but not close eno... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L power locks VIN: 2MEFM74W0Y
I only got one reply to this post. I'm not sure how I missed it, but the number 9/0 pad was fixed at 12 volts. It also set a DTC for short to battery voltage. A new number pad was the fix. Thanks for the reply
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CA21D1S
replacing the knock sensor was the fix too the problem he brought the vehicle back and i scanned the vehicle again the knock sensor code came back i checked the connector and it felt loose unplugged it and tightened the clip and plugged it back in cleared the ... Trouble codes: P0325.
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L alarm system VIN: 1G2WP12KOV
Sorry for the delay in response. The problem was indeed the body control module. The module did not need to be flashed it was a bolt in . This was after removing the aftermarket alarm and remote starter. Thanks to all who replied.
1998 Saturn SC2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZH127XW
Turns out it was a bad crank position sensor. Most of the replies I received said to replace the crank sensor because the sensor tend to go bad on Saturns. So I did and it fixed the problem. Just to make sure, I removed the old crank sensor and put it in a...
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L awd VIN: 453BJ6333N
It's fixed. Everyone kept telling me it was the clutch packs but logic told me it wasn't, I've seen the clutch pack problem enough to know the module powers the solenoid even when the binding is going on. Although the Power light was not on I found a (24) duty...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Oil Pressure VIN: 4T1BG12KOT
Thank's to David [...] remembering oil ckeck valve under oil filter housing, removed and sure enough it was stuck tight, replaced valve and have 40 lbs pressure now, customer happy and so am I, Thanks to iATN and all that responded .Thanks Roscoe [...]
1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L trans VIN: 3VWRA81H1R
The fix was a used TCM and ribbon cable. The second used TCM I tried had a code the solenoid 6 was bad but it was 5ohm.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF29M1Y
well it took awhile to fix, i had one reply hit it on the head jeff told me to check the egr valve and intake manifold for clogging and sure enough thats what i found, to do a good job i would recommend taking off the intake manifold and cleaning it less cha... Trouble codes: 17964 (charge pressure control negative deviation).
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Brake Light Dash
Thanks to thoes who replied, problem solved! closer examination of wiring diag. and circuit testing, replaced DTR relay, again thanks to KOKOMO and BUGMAN your insight was very helpfull!
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L none VIN: 3VWSE29M82
OK finally customer picks up the car to send it to dealer, i can not help him with this problem, the responses talks about VAG COM convenience for me, reason why i'm agree. Trouble codes: 1300 (Instrument panel code unknown without communication), 1300 (Instrument panel code unknown without communication), 1302, 1303, 463, 467.
1987 Volvo 245 DL 2.3L Rotors VIN: YV1AX8859H
I want to thank everyone who took the time to help us out with this problem, and for being patient to hear our results. I wanted to make sure the rotors stayed straight after doing the repairs and returning the car to the customer to drive for a few weeks. M...
1987 Volvo 245 DL 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AX8854H
pretty much everybody told me to check the same things that i had already checked so i havent had any new ideas on this car. it has spsrk, the fuel ecu is GOOD it ran two other cars with no problems. the relay is GOOD but was also replaced with a new relay and...
1995 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5718S
Pretty strange, this one: --Two wires in the main harness under the starter had nicks in the insulation. When the engine got hot, the wires would move ever so slightly so that the nicks lined up. Then when the engine was torqued backwards,(in forward gear) i t... Trouble codes: 543 (misfire), 455 (and 555 misfire on 5), 542 (misfire), 155 (injector failure 5), 114 (break in mode selector circuit [...]), 142 (abs--brake switch circuit break).
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