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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED54B81
when taking off from a dead stop vehicle sometimes spudders. It does it everytime when turning to the right, but only going forward, but never in reverse or turning to the left from a stop. cleared codes and set basic setting, and codes# 18041 and #16490 retur... Trouble codes: 18041 (throttle pedel position sensor 2 g185 signal too low -reoccuring), 16490 (manifold/ air pressure sensor g71/f96 failure - reoccuring), 16730 (bank 2 cam sensor range/performance), 17746 (bank 1 cam senor g163 open/short intermittent), 16621 (boost pressure sensor g31 signal too low)
1974 Buick Riviera 7.5L reverse
This th400 slips and shudders in reverse. All other gears work perfectly. Line pressure is correct, even in reverse. It started after rebuilding the trans for a torque converter failure. The direct clutch and low/reverse servo air check good. But here's the in...
1992 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L Stall VIN: IG4BT537NR
This is a wierd one. This vehicle stalls only when taking a left turn. Starts right back up. Found a bad fuel pump harness and replaced that, the fuel pump, and sender. There are no codes and data stream looks normal. Has anyone run into this problem. Found no...
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K2V
Re-curring evap code P0446, evap system cansiter vent blocked. Clear code, customer drives car for 2 days and the MIL comes back on in exactly the same spot at exactly the same mileage every time (this only happens to him, we have driven the vehicle several mi... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap system canister vent blocked)
1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Speedometer VIN: 1G4HR52KXV
Customer brought vehicle to be checked for speedometer not working. Started to work shortly before he got to shop. Test drove with scantool and monitored. Would not act up. Has been this way for a month. Works about half of the time. Will come and go while dri...
1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Illumination lights VIN: 1G6KS52Y6T
The affected lights are on 24/7. They are within the power window switches and a diffused light directly above the window switches as well as illumination within the headlamp switch. (9 total, two @ each door & 1 @ headlight switch) These lamps are powered th...
1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Traction
I have ABS,Traction,lights on and no speedometer.Getting a P1844 traction control I have got in and crank it up and everything work good until I restart.
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L brake warning light VIN: 1GNCS13W8S
hello itan members i have this 1995 chevy blazer that will turn the red brake warning light on as soon as you get above 15 mph. will stay on soild at all speeds above 15 mph, the light will go off below 15 mph and will not come back on till speed goes back up...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L unknown VIN: 1GNDT13W4S
Popping noises, right front. When starting from a stop and wheel is turned either direction and under 5 mph. Does it in drive or reverse. Appears to happen when the front of the vehicle raises when turning and accelerating from a stop. Slow or normal accelerat...
1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2G1WX12X4S
This vehicle came in with a rolling idle problem. Approx. 30 seconds after the car is started the idle starts surging. The idle will progressively get worst, going up to about 1500 rpm then dropping back down and stalling. I hooked up a idle air control tester...
1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L engine VIN: 1GCHK33FOW
have 6.5 diesel that sucks air into the exhaust pipe and white smoke out the intake. is new motor never ran from auction. any ideas
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L compressor VIN: 3B7KF22D3W
I have a strange one here. I have been fighting for a while. When first in found condensor with many bent fins and temp drop of 80 degrees across inlet to outlet. Repalced condensor and cleaned radiator and intercooler, then had 40 degree across condensor. Thr...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC13Z7Y
all help from fellow techs will be greatly appreciated, on 7/12/05 2000 dodge truck came in would not go over 15mph rpm very high , checked codes found 3 codes po443, po753, p1765 all tranny codes, found solenoids no good replaced also pcm was not allowing tr... Trouble codes: P0130, P0135, P0141, P0146
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L abs VIN: 1B7HC16Y01
Hello, Ive got this Dodge truck with the abs and brake warning lamps on after a couple minutes of driving. There is not much information available to me for testing, but I did go through the knowledge base and yes, the speed sensor is a very common and inexpe...
2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L abs lamp VIN: 1B3EL46XX2
Perform scan on system with snap-on MT2500 and the latest software. Code 20 stored, no information in scanner, no information at ALLDATA, no information at INDENTIFIX. Does anybody know what code 20 is in relation to? Thanx!
2005 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7L ring and pinion
Hello fellow dodge techs. I have a slight problem with a new truck! the customer has requested that we install new front and rear ring and pinion gears of a different gear ratio. This is where it gets complicated! Doing the rear is no problem as i have done ma...
1991 Eagle Premier ES Limited 3.0L controls VIN: 2E3CB66U3M
HI GUYS I have this 91 eagle and the climate controls do not function. When ever you turn the key on the blower runs on high then trickles down to low for approx 30sec then shuts off. None of the controls work temp adjust, fan speed, rear defrost,or front def...
1994 Eagle Talon ES 2.0L overdrive VIN: 4E3CF44E8R
i got this car from friend who has junkyard.he was hoping i could help.he had swapped trans out with used one he had,still doing same thing as old trans. trans shifts all gears to overdrive then if you give it just a little gas shifts back to 3rd let off goes ...
1998 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L high idle on decel VIN: 1FAFP47V9W
This car exhibits a high idle condition on decel, whether moving or not. When idling, PCM will command about 18% IAC to maintain around 900 RPM. If throttle is cracked, PCM will command around 50-70% and hold idle at 2000 RPM for 3-5 seconds, then return to 18...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L interior lights come on erratic while driving VIN: 2FMZA51U6X
interior lights come on while driving erratic. no door open light on the dash when this is happening. most of the time they come on when hitting bumps, but not always. this is a very erratic problem, lights will sometimes blink on and off, sometimes stay on fo...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L oss VIN: 1FTNX20S4Y
Transmission shifts slightly higher into 2nd upon first series of shifts, sets codes P0720-Output Speed Sensor CKT Fault and P0722-Output Speed Sensor No Signal. Upon first shift series, there is no output speed sensor reading(on the MODIS) until trans shifts ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTSF30F91
Hello I am in need of some information I have this pu with power stroke diesel 7.3l it sets a engine running code of P0476 EX. PRESS CONTROL VALVE. I have my engine training manual for 6.0 & 7.3l but knowhere can I this valve is this this the same as the exhau... Trouble codes: P0476 (Exhaust PRESSURE Control Valve malfuction)
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L oilpan VIN: 2FTRX07273
I have a question I was wondering if anyone had ever removed and replace a oil pan in this truck with a 4.2. The pan was cracked in a accident. I have the upper intake off and the engine as high as it will go with a screw post the pickup tube is off and the cr...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18LX3
Came in with check eng. light-scanned for codes and came up with the PO133 and PO135 for oxy. sensor. After replacing sensor test drove and checked again. Now has come up with code PO1131-Lean Bnk1. Smoke test found no leaks at intake as of now. also changed f... Trouble codes: P0133, P0135, P1131
2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L airbag system VIN: 1FMDK06195
Airbag lamp is flashing a code 57 after repairs were completed. I do not have a description for this code. I cannot access the Restraints Control System on this CAN system with my updated NGS (CAN VIM plus cards). Hickok does not have a quick answer or reason ...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG5547X
This car had this code and replaced the items This is the third time it has come back Freeze frame shows that it is happening at dfifferent speeds and time Help Have checked all lines and intake line Trouble codes: 1457 (evap system leak detected)
2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGCG6655Y
customer said he would drive acouple of blocks and car would die wait a while and it would restart had it towed in it started for us got across the street just made it in the shop and died would never have got it to restart at first we had no spark fuel pressu...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L cruise control
cruise control does not work. Switch on dash lights and sends power to cruise cont. module, light in instrument panel does not light. Went through alldata flow chart all checks out ok except step that says to check voltage between body ground and pin 8 blue/gr...
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L air suspension VIN: SALTY1248X
Hello, the customer went off road for his first time. Vehicle appeared at the shop today with the following complaint: He drove off rad for 4 hours in the off road mode (ORM). When he returned to the hiway he hit the lower button and went to the bump stops. He...
1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1L1FM81W6X
limo idle fine ,cel on, o/d lite on and flashing w/scan tool it must have 15 codes , and codes will not clear idle fine will not rev up back fire and stalls repl all injector,fuel pump ,fuel reg.fuel system was full of rust & water clean fuel system flush fuel...
1980 Mazda RX-7 S 1.1L counterweight VIN: JM1FC3314L
Any Mazda performance Guru's? I need your assistance... contrary to the description that came up with the automation from the vin number of this vehicle, it is a 1.3L non-turbo, and a 5 speed transmission, NOT a 1.1L with a 4 speed. In lieu of a customers que...
1985 Mazda RX-7 GS 1.1L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1FB3310F
hi there mazda guys i need help with this mazda has high co and hc. california loaded mode test 15/50 25/25 at 15/50 i have 2.45co and 400ppm hc and at 25/25 2.5%co and 375ppm hc. i suspect air injection unable to prove or be sure but i had the vehicle on the ...
1983 Mercedes-Benz 500 SEC 5.0L Stall VIN: WDB126.044
Hello, we have this 500 sec (european production), that will stall occasionally. I have driven the car and it only did it once. When it stalled I had been driving for about 3-4 minutes, I was climbing over a brigde at about 30 mph at 1/3 throttle when it died....
1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L No Start, Stall VIN: WDBDA29D6K
This is really strange and I'm not well versed in european It was towed in this weekend. I could start and drive it in bay using carb cleaner. I tested fuel pressure at the main injector. At first KOEO it shoots up to 80 then drops to 40 psi and holds. I remo...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L throttle VIN: WDBGA51E6R
Car came in with asr light on throlle doesn't applie electronicaly. Checked for code found code #6 isc. Replaced throttle acutator. Asr light still on and throttle still dosn't work. Looking for any info on how system works and what to check,has anyone run int...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA43EOS
MB specialists, please help. This Benz came in a couple of weeks ago with the CEL on and the codes listed stored. We hooked up directly to the O2 to watch it's performance. It was sluggish but had enough range and the system was switching properly, so we insta... Trouble codes: 1H, 21 (O2S1 open/short circuit), DM, 3 (Lambda Controll Inoperative)
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E5V
every few days vehicle comes in with MIL on. We have checked everything we know of. Perhaps a mercedes tech out there has run into this problem. The Mil is on and code PO410 Secondary air malfunction. If you ground the wire from the PCM to the secondary air mo... Trouble codes: P0410
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47F9W
Car came in about a mounth ago and I pulled the codes and found several supper charger codes , fuel trim codes and air actuator codes in system. I cleared the codes replaced a very stoped up air filter and sent her on. Car came back in today with only 2 codes ... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel Trim malfuntion), P0803 (Air Flap/Air filter actuator)
1992 Mercury Cougar LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEPM6047N
this is my week for drivability i guess. this one is making me feel really stupid. code 332 while driving stays on till you restart car. checked pfe found melted hose. replaced hose and sensor. tested egr applied vac. engine stumbles, but not as much as it wou... Trouble codes: 332 (egr not opening)
1995 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, hard start VIN: 4M2DV11W75
Hiyah guys. Been a while. This Merc came to me with a hesitation and MIL on. Upon retreiving codes found code 33. With scan tool in, I drove around and did notice a rather lathargic accel. Watching the O2, I noticed that it went lean when throttle was open abo... Trouble codes: 33 (O2 sensor or circuit problem)
1995 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4L No Start, VIN: 4A3AJ46G7S
HI Y'ALL! Another Mitsu wont start at times. There are no codes found in the memory. As stated we did tune up and it "NEVER" did this before. That is a "NEW ONE" on us. Now, at times, I cant say if it is hot or cold,just at times, it cranks and dont get spark...
1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JN1HJ01FXR
Vehicle came with complaint that vehicle would not stay in gear unless the shifter was put into lower gear, we replaced shifter bushings and everything seemed fine, until the next morning. Test drive cold and transmission would go into neutral when going into ...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07Y11
this vehicle came in 4 weeks ago with code p1320. customer said engine was running fine but mil on. went throgh diagnostic steps and every thing tested ok. recomended and replaced plugs because they were original and had nothing left. engine light came back on... Trouble codes: P1329 (manufacturer controlled ignition system or missfire)
1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Misfire VIN: 1GHDX03E3W
After installing a rebuilt engine in this van it misses on cyl #6 at idle when engine is warm. Step on the gas pedal and miss disappears or turn A.C. on and miss dissappears. According the misfire count on my red brick, #6 misfired 1,888 times in 30 min. Cyl #... Trouble codes: 0300 (Random misfire)
2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L fuel gauge, security, battery, abs, awd, etc VIN: 1GHDT13WXY
This truck was brought in to repair a non-working fuel gauge. On her way here, she called to let me know that a lot of the indicator lamps were lit on the dash. This would includeABS, security, air bag, service awd, low fuel, & battery. After spending several ...
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Rear A/C Lines VIN: 1GMDX03E21
Hi GM PRO'S, I have a 2001 Montana with a leaking spot on the high A/C line about 3ft downstream from the rear evaporator... My question is: Is there an alternate method known or available to join the aluminum lines WITHOUT the use of the Kent-Moore or FMSI...
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2WK52J22
Okay guys. A challenge. Have this car that only cuts out at 4200 RPM. Up to that speed runs GREAT! Acts like it is coming up against the rev limit but I know that rev limit does not kick in untill excess of 5700 RPM. I feel I must appologize because I don not ...
1998 Saab 900 S 2.3L Stall VIN: YS3DD58B5W
Got this Saab that sets a P1124 and P1128 codes (and others as well, see below). The car has poor idle quality both cold and warm and from time to time will stall out while crusing the highway. I think the crank sensor is bad due to the code P335 I pulled, b... Trouble codes: P1124 (p1128-), P1128 (P300 - misfire), P0300, P0335
1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JF2BC63C6L
The customer explained that 2wks ago the car started running poorly specifically that it would shake at idle and with the ac on it would nearly stall. The check engine light was on too. We checked out the trouble code and it was for a purge solenoid. We found ...
1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, VIN: BG5-125636
Hello everybody,I have a subaru legacy GT here which brings up code 66. does any one have any info on what causes the ECU to log this code. I believe the vehicle has an induction leak as it is running lean and when i put our scope on the O2 sensor it is cyclin... Trouble codes: 66 (Two stage twin turbo system)
2002 Subaru Forester 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF65502
this customer came in w/ a stalling and cel on. code is p0170---fuel trim malfunction. looking up the code in mitchell, there is no code p0170 for this year vehicle, (problem one). no big deal, found it in alldata. fuel pressure on vehicle is 46 psi koeo and 3... Trouble codes: P0170
1996 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3N87R5T0
Hello out there in iAtn land, This vehicle came to us with the MIL on and the code was P0446. We tested all the switches and the sensor as well as the controll circuits at the ECM. We got questionable readings at the sensor so we put a new one on. The owner of... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap VSV vent controll malfunction)

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1992 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 4.3L MIL Lamp on, running lean VIN: 2GBEG25Z1N
While checking grounds at the back of the right cylinder head I found a taped harness against the exhaust manifold and there was an exposed wire grounded to the manifold...I made a repair and repositioned the harness away from the manifold and all is well...Th... Trouble codes: 13.
1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L door locks VIN: GCDC14K4P2
Many thanks to those who replied to this, I found two wires crossed and put them back into the correct spaces. Its working fine now bye for now Gabriel.
1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Starting VIN: 1G1YY32PXR
We received 6 replies for help on this one. I understand it is hard to offer help with so little info to go on. We had suggestions of the VATS system(lock cylinder)you could move the steering coulmn and it would not fail. The customer never did mention being l...
1994 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Hard start when hot VIN: 2G1WN54T6R
Hello everyone and thanks for all your replies.After trying a few things I was told about in here with not much change I put my Ign. scope back on it. My KV spark was low So I changed out the Ign. module and its was the cause of the whole mess
1996 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1445T
First let me apologize for the delay in my response. I had to get the gentleman to bring the truck back. Second, I have a new rule of thumb. Do not work on a vehicle unless you have some idea of the repair history. I jumped on this vehicle thinking it was ju... Trouble codes: P0122 (TP Sensor).
1997 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52T8V
The problem turned out to be leaking injector on #3 cyl...I took out the plug and put shop air in cyl with intake valve open and used a soapy spray just like looking for a leak in a tire...the air was comming out of the side of the injector where thee metal pa... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 121 (tps out of range).
1997 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GTDM19W3V
Well this one is fixed but spent way too much time on it. Put it on the back burner for awhile but went back at it yesterday, I ended up replacing number 1 injector. Road tested the truck misfires were gone completely. Boss road tested the truck again with no ... Trouble codes: P0301.
1997 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Power Steering VIN: 1GNDX03E0V
The Fix for this Venture Van was to change the steering rack. Most replies favoured the steering rack but a couple mention power steering lines touching the body .Thanks Mike
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GMDT13S72
Thanks for the advice. Most of you had the right answer. The problem was the ignition switch. I'm surprised that the service manager at our local GM dealer had no answer even after the parts dept. said they stock and sell a lot of switches. Thanks again for th...
1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L No Start VIN: 2C3HD56T7T
Howdy fellow techs, We kinda of blew it on this vehicle. Because of the engine having good compression on all cylinders & seeming to be in time we removed the trans to replace the flywheel. The reason being that the cam & crank signals were overlapping. Wrong ...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L no power VIN: 3B7KF22D1W
thanks to dave from missouri , the fuel shut off solenoid was not moving full stroke. it was moving enough to allow motor to run but not allowing enough fuel thanks. thanks to all the other replies.
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L ac heater pletum VIN: 1B4GP44R1X
As I explained in my update email, you can not buy the pieces to repair. You have to buy the the complete end of the heater box
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, Underload VIN: 1B7GG22N0Y
I have received several replys but have yet not been able to look at the truck. The customer hit a deer and is in arbitration with his insurance company. I am soory I haven't any more info than this but if I get it in I will be letting you all know what comes ...
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L 2-3 shift solenoids and vss VIN: 2FMDA5147S
Thanks for your sugestions I have solved the problem. Ford used two different sensors in that year, the customer replaced the O.E. with a used transmission, before we put in the Jasper unit. The speed sensor on the used unit was transfered to the new unit. It ...
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L abs module VIN: 1FALP62W3T
Hi , we didn't get many responces on this one but we did get quality information, did the recommended tests, replaced the box with a used one for $25.00 works fine now! thanks to all! John
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5145T
I forgot to include in my original note that I had all ready checked the EGR ports in the intake manifold area. Thanks to every one that reminded me about that. The problem ended up being solved by replacing the defective ignition coil pack. Trouble codes: P0300 (Randam cylinder missfire), P0340 (Camshaft sensor code).
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L oil usage VIN: 1FAFP52UYX
after performing leakdown on this second engine we found #6 had 50% leak once again we are trying another engine. performed leakdown on the new engine all were less than 2% hopefully this is our last attempt with this. the only good byproduct of this ordeal is...
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Theft /PATS VIN: 1FAFP4Q46Y
Thanks for the info...sent to dealer to have keys programmed to new transceiver.
1999 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTGG25R6X
I belive with confendence that this van is a fix. installing the proper fuel pump is the trick but witch one would it be. Ive investagated the knowlage base and found DAVID from NORTH CAROLINE replying to KEN SMITH from GAINESVILLE TEXAS, about using NAPA fuel...
1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GTEK19T7X
well after reading all the help replies 4 out of 6 sujested replacing the lock cylinder. but before i replaced the lock cylinder i disconected the 3 wire connector at the lock cylinder after getting it started, as sujested by another reply.that put it into sec... Trouble codes: P1631.
2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L ABS Light VIN: 1GTEK14W0Y
I believed that I had stated in my post that the ABS light would go out ) when the engine started ... and come back on in 2 seconds. (NO stored codes ... and ABS LIGHT ON) The OTC scan tool showed that there were NO stored codes. And I thought it odd that ...
1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMBA4242K
Thanks Again to everyone!!! The main/relay was the solution to the no start hot. 9 out of first 11 techs said they had trouble with the Main relay. What had me chasing my tail was using the Honda flow chart if we lost either one of those signals, and the sen... Trouble codes: 8 (tdc/crank sensor inside dist), 9 (cyl sensor next to dist).
1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Unknown VIN: JHMEJ6634W
Thanks to Neal, David, and Gilfor nailing this one right on the head. I had diagnosed all the solenoids, they seemed to work fine, transmission fluid was clean and had not been changed, and because the problem came on suddenly, i did not think it was a fluid i...
1990 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKNG01C1L
We'll this one is still not repaired, but I'm closing the help request. I received 6 replies most of which suggested I do something that had already been done with results listed in my original posting.(maybe my posting wasn't clear) One suggestion was to unho... Trouble codes: 45 (Fuel Injector Circuit).
1993 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L front disc VIN: 1J4FY29S3R
The consensus was suspect our master brake cylinder. We had previously checked the adjustment from the booster to the master and it appeared within limits. I do not know if this was a contributing problem. The shop manager decided on replacing both with a know...
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L blower motor VIN: 1J4FA49541
Thanks to all who replied to my request for help. I got several good replies, but most of them were things that I had already done in testing. Jay from Georgia hit the nail on the head. There is a recall on ignition switches for Wranglers built up to Safety re...
1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L rear brakes VIN: 1MELM55U8S
I purchased a used abs unit from the junk yard and installed it ,bled all the brakes and all is well thanks to all...
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y7V
Went back and retested hoses and solenoid found the problem. Testing the solenoid I installed the hand vacumm pump to the lower port and applied and removed power & ground to solenoid. No bleed through was detected as it should have been. Removed the solenoid ... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap Purge Monitor Failure).
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L read tail gate door lock VIN: JN8HD17Y1S
Thanks to the 3 people who replied. Randy,Scott and Frank. Scott replied he had seen the same problem with the actuator. So, the fix was to replace the actuator. I made sure nothing was binding inside the tailgate ie latches,rods.. I then removed the power doo...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: JNPAR05Y1V
Thanks to all that replied, I had checked all the wheel cylinders, calipers, for any dampness, bled all the brakes again, no air found in any of the cylinders and calipers, went to bleed the master cylinder and found air coming out of the front part of the mas...
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G3WH55M7R
Hello Techs believe it or not i finally got this thing figured out and all it was was the Intake Air control, replaced that darn thing and all is running good
2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GHDT13SX2
Well I am going to call it fixed, I have not heard from customer for almost 3 weeks. I had the local dealer reprogram the suv after giving them the tsb # (03-06-04-057) after reprograming the transmission shift points were noticebly higher & I assume they al...
1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE54N1P
Hello friends. I wish to thank Dean, Jamie, [...], Mark, VIJ Vis. Mike, Rich, and George. The shop has been very buisy and I havent had time to even get close to this car. I appoligise to all members for not closing this post by now. espically the IATN staff... Trouble codes: 42 (ESC ckt grounded or faulty bypass line.).
1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L engine VIN: 1G211252K5
Well Most every one had the same idea The PCV system. They were right someone had installed the PCV valve was installed incorecetly... thanks to all
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52TXT
HelloGuys and Girls I have not recieved any word from the shop as of now and how they are making out with the car I poste ... I recived some information from some techs about the pass key and the relearn between the ICP n the PCM ... I handed the info to the s...
1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L Loose left inner joint VIN: YS3ER34567
Thanks to the two replies I received.Anders from California said that these joints do normally appear to be loose.His suggestion was to replace the leaking seal and roll the dice.The trans stopped hemoraging oil,and I have not seen it back for this problem,so ...
1993 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWRL01H5P
vehicle fixed, since i had no european software for my snap-on scanner, I begged/borrowed/stole a modis from a shop that had it and was able to see data stream and found the year old maf. sensor was out of spec and that the iac. motor duty cycle according to s...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starts and stalls VIN: 3VWSP69MX1
Customer has marked his keys and is only use spare set .customers has not been back and had trouble contacting him.
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