Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for September 30, 2005
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
Next
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for All Makes and Models
Help Request Answers
1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Idles up and down VIN: JH4DA9354L
This car is constantly idling up and down. We have replace the IAC motor and also replaced throttle body (used). We have check for vacuum leaks and have not found any. If we take and unplugged IAC motor idle will smooth out but will Idle at very high rpm. We h...
View
2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEH24B7Y
I honestly did not have the oppurtunity to drive this vehicle to confirm the complaint of hesistation and poor idle quality. I was only able to access codes and record freeze frame information (Freeze Frame data is below). Because the codes show lean on both b... Trouble codes: P1136 (Long Term Fuel Trim Bank 1 Too Lean), P1138 (Long Term Fuel Trim Bank 2 Too Lean)
View
1999 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ0336X
BMW experts. This car came in with the above code. Customer says no driveability issues. I could not find any description of this code in Alldata or on this network. Does anyone know about this code and what the correction would be? Thanks for any help. Trouble codes: P0491
View
1990 Buick LeSabre 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HR51C8L
When first started engine will start and then stall two or three times and them will run but has int miss. Spark seems good fuel presure koeo 35psi koer 29psi.Seems like computer related. Mass air flow sensor clean,ect normal Tried another pcm better but still...
View
1990 Buick Skylark Custom 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4NC54U3L
car was brought in with check engine lite on, & customer complaint was backfiring through throttle body. mostly after car was warm. visual shows need of wires, plugs, etc. hooked scan tool up to check codes. found codes 15, 25,about all codes were showing. so ...
View
1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CW52K8S
This one has me at a dead end and place to go. I am getting a code 623 (1623) Prom Error. What started out with a "sometimes it runs bad with a check engine light" now it sets a code 623 prom error most of the time. Using Mitchell there isn't a whole lot to go... Trouble codes: 623 (Prom Error)
View
1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L security & alarm VIN: 1G4CW52KXS
The GM factory installed alarm was set off by the owner when he put the key into the lock. The lock was grounded after the clip and switch fell off of the lock because the lock came to the outside of the door with the key in it. He said the that the horn blew....
View
1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L rf speed sensor codes c1233 and c1226 VIN: 1G6KY5498X
Need some advice, I have this 99 sevile that will set abs codes c1233 and c1226. The problem does not happen consistantly. When it occurs it will only set after an acceleration from a stop, every time. Sometimes the scanner will show 0 for the RF speed and the...
View
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 2GCEK19R9T
no engine power at and near wot. engine runs but feels like converters plugged. ease off throttle and engine returns to a power plane and accelerates.replaced fuel pump and filter 1 month ago. cust experienced problem right after pump replacement and no fuel g... Trouble codes: P0300
View
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Driveline VIN: 1GNFK16Z83
Hello, We have this 03 Suburban here that has a cycling noise and vibration at cruise speed(70 mph) The vibration can be felt when it cycles into it's "on cycle" but isn't like a U-joint etc. The seats don't shake, the rest of the floor, etc seem smooth. Thi...
View
2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L interior lights
I find that when i plug in the amp meter the interior lights are very dim. I have traced all the wires and did not see a short. If i unplug the BCM I don't have any draw however, i do not have enough info to test the BCM. I have not seen a tsb on this proble...
View
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13YIT
This Dodge pickup is thinning my hair out. It is a well used high mileage truck. The mil stays on, but the owner says it runs ok however, I just noticed today a slight miss when reving the engine from idle to around 2000. The code P1391 indicates a intermitten... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermittent Cmp or Ckp)
View
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B4GP54L7T
hello, we have this van in the shop that has totally got us stumped! van came in for a trans. o.h. and required alot of parts, but mostly in the carrier. after o.h. it developed a shudder in the 1-2 shift and slight shudder in 3-4 shift. since then we have don...
View
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L fuel leak VIN: 1B4GP54RXT
ok guys...got a grand caravan with fuel leaking at EVERY vent grommet connection. are these servicable with o-rings / whatever or do these come with tank? customer had put a locking cap on 3 weeks ago but after looking at it I do not think it has caused this p...
View
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Power dropsout VIN: 1B7MC3362W
Vehicle drove in with complaint of power loss in 3rd gear and up. Customer states Vacuum pump was leaking oil, he seperated P/S pump from vacuum pump and replaced seal in vacuum pump. Never removed vacuum pump from engine. Next trip out would not pull hills wi... Trouble codes: P1690 (INJ CKP disagrees with ECM CKP), P0500 (Speed circuit A Fault), P1693 (Companion DTC set in ECM), 84 (RWAL mismatched VIN), 35 (Rear sens circuit Fail)
View
2003 Dodge Viper SRT-10 8.3L pressures VIN: 1B3JR65Z93
This car says "lo tire" on the instrument cluster right above the odometer. I have not been able to find any information about this system in alldata. I found out that they have transmitters in the valve stems. Is there a way to find out which one is not worki...
View
1985 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP28M5F
vehicle failed smog running very rich, was at another shop they replaced o2 sensor, ecm, map sensor know i got it, fuel pressure ok, coolant sensor reading 3.9 volts fully warmed up, found a bad ground at sensor repaired know reads fully warm as low as .10 vol...
View
1987 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L door lock VIN: 1FABP53U4H
door locks automaticlt locks not unlock only locks them selevs on its own one at the time with the car off or on, it was doing more half of the day and it quite.
View
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L inititial engaugement VIN: 1FALP52UXR
Hello all, I have my own taurus here. The car if sets a while can have a slow initial engaugement but not all the time. Then it drives fine until you get to a stop and acts like it goes into neutral. I checked all the tech mails and found some extremely helpf...
View
1998 Ford Contour 2.5L 1-2,2-3 shifts VIN: 11FAFP66L3
I feel its a internal leak, EPC pressure is throttle responsive. All sensors seem OK looking at everything on graphing meter. My trans guy, dose not feel internal leak but sensor, PCM, wiring. I have been throught everything I can think of. This is a nightmare...
View
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L oil seperator VIN: 1FAFP10P6W
Engine is buildng crankcase pressure and leaking oil at rear main seal. Diagnosed, as a plugged up oil seperator. Need info on replacing the oil seperator. It is mounted to the engine with three bolts, behind the exhaust manifold. Is it necessary to remove the...
View
1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FDSS34F1X
TEST DRIVE TRUCK AND YOU CAN FEEL THAT WHEN TRUCK SHIFTS FROM 1st GEAR TO 2nd GEAR IT BUCKS . HOOK UP NGS AND NO CODES. MONITER PIDS AND FOUND THAT WHEN THE TRUCK TAKES OF FROM A STOP TRANS IS IN 1st GEAR AND THEN IT GOES TO 3rd GEAR THEN BACK TO 2nd GEAR. MAN...
View
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Lighting VIN: 1FMYU24E3X
hello techs have kind of a weird one. this explorer will turn head light park lights and instrument lights on when keyed on running or not. after key is cycled off it takes 3 minutes to turn off(battery saver i'm guessing). this vehicle does not have daytime r...
View
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L engine vibration VIN: 1FAFP13PSX
This vehicle has a vibration at idle and in drive.Can not pinpoint whats causing it, but it does seem to be engine related.Hopefully somebody out there has run into this and can put me in the right direction.
View
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L fuel guage VIN: 1FAFP53231
I am having trouble with two of these cars. 2000 and 2001 models with the same concern. Both cars have had the fuel tank modules replaed Both are Flex fuel vehicles. The FFV module has good power and ground. The power and ground to the tank units voltage drops...
View
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31F61
we have got this 01' f350 that has a shudder, misfire, jerking sensation at light cruise. letting up or pushing harder on the gas pedal will eliminate this problem. scoped the pedal position sensor but found no issues. the truck will also idle low/poorly on oc...
View
2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTNE242HA
The van has a hesitation under acc. and general lack of power.also a miss and rough idle.feels like a clogged convertor,but dropped exhaust&didnt help.No mil,no codes,all sensor data seems normal except maf baro readings read 147HZ@600 ft/ should be about 157....
View
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L no turbo boost VIN: 1FTUW33P54
Hope I can get some help. 2004 F350 with a 6.0l customer was pulling heavy loads when he started experencing lack of power. He has a bullydog outlook moniter and had it set to 50% power boost. I have disconnected the outlook and road tested truck. It starts fi...
View
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L lack of power VIN: 1GTHK29154
Hello all, this vehicle came to us with lack of power it will not go above 60kph, speedometer does not operate, but vss is reading properly. No codes in unit runs well at idle and above idle to 2200rpm then falls on its face. The engine in park will go to 2200...
View
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58SXS
OK GUYS THIS ONES GOT ME ON THE RUN,PLEASE HELP. MY CUSTOMER HAS A 1995 GRAND CHEROKEE WHEN THIS VEHICLE RUNS FOR ABOUT 4 HOURS (OR SO DEPENDING ON HOW WARM IT IS)IT RUNS VERY POOR AND DIES. (THIS IS RETURNLESS SYSTEM) WHEN ITS DYING THE FUEL PRESURE IS 42 THE...
View
1995 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1J4FJ78S7S
The engine will start up 3 to 4 times and run perfect then the next time it will kick against the starter then start. It then has no power on acceleration, surges bad, and backfires through the intake and exhaust both. I have replaced the crank sensor, pcm, fu...
View
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT48S7Y
Customer states that he has an intermittent hard start (long cranking with occasional popping noise) in the A.M. for months. The CEL was on with two codes when arrived and cam and crank sensors check out, wave forms appear normal. All wiring and connectors loo... Trouble codes: P0320, P0340
View
1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L A/C compressor VIN: SALPV1447X
Hello All, This is a new customer.He said that after a trip to Death Valley last month his A/C will not blow cold for the first 2 to 5 minutes it is turned on especially after the car has cooled off.I let the car sit overnight and when I started it this mornin...
View
2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L maintenance light VIN: JTHBH96S96
anyone have a clue how to reset the maintenance light/oil change reminder on a 2006 gs300 lexus? its located in the instrument panel near the odometer display
View
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: EA30D7KA99
HI, I'm back after a month of hell. I live in a suburb of New Orleans. Most of my diagnostic equipment was destroyed in Katrina and the following flood. My question is about my wifes car. During the evacuation it develloped a very rough idle and sometimes stal...
View
1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WDBHA28E7R
Hello BM Experts Any help on this specially tests to pin point the problem appreciated very much. When warmed up in park or driving slow speed, rpm surges between 600-900; As tester have tried over voltage protection relay,air mass sensor- no change. It happen... Trouble codes: 009 (Air mass sensor signal too high), 012 (Idle speed contact air mass too larg), 024 (O2 sensor before cat. open signal), 32 (Fuel adaptation- mixture too rich lean stop), 013 (idle speed contact)
View
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)
View
1996 Mercedes-Benz E230 2.3L radiator fan VIN: WDB2102372
Hi Chaps Got this Merc E230 with the Radiator cooling fan constantly running all the time as soon as i start the car up.This model is 1996 with semi automatic climate. I have checked all fuses all wiring, all relays that i can find. I have tried replacing the ...
View
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4JGAB54E1X
This SUV has a extended crank intermittently, some times it starts fine, sometimes it doesn't start until next or after next attempt, ETS light is on but i've not been able to get ETS codes because i have a generic scanner, just OBD II. I've changed Crank sens...
View
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E01
We have been stumped with this vehicle for almost a week straight. The vehicle was involved in an accident and three days after the repairs the vehicle started to act-up for the customer. It was hit in the front right corner. It originally came in with a rough... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire or misfire harmful to twc), P0306 (misfire cyl 6 or misfire harmful to twc)
View
1993 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L inop VIN: 1G3CW53L7P
abs light comes on every time at 7 mph, sets code 61. abs works below 7 mph. bypass abs pump relay and pump runs. codes for all wheel speed sensors were present at first. we tried used electronic module. we don't have any codes other than 61 now. voltages are ...
View
1995 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L starter/ignition VIN: 1G3CX52K9S
Hi, this Olds will not crank. It will crank but not start if you jump the starter.It apears to be a vats problem. The security light is on, or will blink while cranking. I tested the key and the conector under the dash, and they have the same reading. They rea...
View
2000 Other GM COMMODORE VT .0L dash lamps VIN: VT8KV35614
hi every one got a brain teaser here car is a holden commodore v6 3.8 ecotec engine ..symptoms are mil lamp on abs lamp on ,air bag lamp on ,oil lamp on trac c lamp on. i have checked all supplies and grounds (missing one maybe?) trouble codes every were so no...
View
1992 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G2NE1433N
Thank-you first for being here IATN! I've inhereted our shop's nightmare. We are an indoor recycler of late model BMWs (glorified junkyard), this G.Am is out of our realm. The "boss" bought this unit, great body and interior, and '92 Achieva 2.3 parts car, bot...
View
2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R61
This toy Came in with p1127 and p1300, Testing 1127 seems pretty staight forward on MOD, check ETCS fuse then check for power to connector e14 terminal 8, I have both, thus, replace ECM? can it be that simple? I went ahead and checked the grounds and power fee... Trouble codes: P1127 (ETCS Power Source Circuit), P1300 (Igniter Circuit)
View
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5571W
need help with this one. this wagon has been back 8 times with check engine light on and codes 118 and 117 coolant temp high/low freeze frame data reads either 302 degrees or -40, am also getting intermittant abs light/trac off. letting car idle the coolant te... Trouble codes: P0118, P0117
View
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L noise VIN: YV1LZ5641W
we have a volvo here with a starnge noise. seems to be coming from under dash or right under car, best description is high pitched buzzing(leek bees) at highway speeds. have tried ac controls in different positions still does it. below maybe thirty miles an ho...
View
1999 Volvo C70 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, BLACK SMOKE VIN: YV1NK53D2X
see related repair history, oh yeah tune up parts great shape consdidering amount of fuel being burned
View

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
1999 Acura CL Premium 3.0L radio.speeo meter VIN: 19UYA2250X
thank darryl,tim,al for reply my help rerueat,i replace ignition coil and problem fix.customer had vehicle for week already. thanks again
4
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 North Face 5.3L powersteering VIN: 3GNEK13T83
Thank you again group, Its nice to be able to bounce problems off people with experiance from all over the nation. The dealership powersteering pump repaired the vehicle. Its frustrating that even going to a delco reman was not good enough, aftermarket I can...
8
2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.0L Compressor VIN: 1GAGG25U13
Hi, Thank You Thank You for your help! I'm sorry to report that I havn't actually replaced that compressor yet, but I will do it sometime soon. My unfortunate customer had an accident with his van the week I was to fix it so we have to wait till later to do th...
11
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L High idle VIN: 1FTEX14N4S
I checked the O2 sensor voltage with DVOM on min/max and saw a momentary spike in voltage on the signal wire. Checked sensor, OK. Also retried with another tech next to vehicle to show him the symptoms with STI grounded, he agreed that it was entering KOER. Wi... Trouble codes: 111 (system pass).
9
1997 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Trans Case VIN: 1FMDU34X1N
This vehicle is back on the road with a happy customer at the wheel. Thanks to all who replied. Kevin from SC said that when they removed the front drive shaft for the customer they had the same results. This customer had had the front drive shaft removed beca...
7
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1767X
thanks yall turned out fues 23 was blown replaced it and its all good Trouble codes: P0155, P0135, P1451 (evap sys vent cont valve circut malf), P0443, P1460 (wot ac cuttoff circut malf), P1780 (trans ctrl sw circut out of range).
13
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L hydraulic pump motor VIN: 2FMZA524X2
Sorry it has been so long to close this one. It was the module. I was hoping to get a chance and figure out which pins went to the relay so I could test it. I had the vehicle for 30min, so much for any testing. Replaced module and all is good. Thanks to the 3 ...
3
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Alternator VIN: 1HGES16571
Once again, you guys did not disappoint. I had very good responses with a lot of great ideas, but the common thread with all of them seemed to be, only replace alternator with a Honda unit. One reply indicated a problem with a wire chafing, but I think the bes...
8
2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBB61791
UNBELIEVABLE I HAVE NEVER SEEN THIS BEFORE. The exhaust cam seized up and caused the timning belt to skip.I have never seen a honda timing belt on a 2.2l skip ever.We had good compression to, but it skipped just enough to cause a no start condition. The reason...
4
1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4FJ67S9R
Thanks gor all of the replies. Most everybody pointed me in the same direction towards the timing and sure enough we pulled the distributor out and cut the locator tab off so that we could turn it and reinstalled the distributor and turned it a little to advan...
11
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L 3-4 shift VIN: SALNM222X2
well guys i guess we beat the odds and still made money on it . upon reinspection of the valve body we found a stuck shift valve thanks for all the warnings and the replys jim
5
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L timing belt VIN: JTGHF10V9Y
Looks like it's a belt problem, the cam gears and the crank gear along with the tentioner and idler bearings are ok, waterpump also ok, since it was apart I put a new belt on it and the noise is gone, I did get some helpfull info next time I get one with the n...
6
1991 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L Steering VIN: JM1BG2241M
Hello, Thanks everyone for their replies! I recieved lots of replies, a bunch of good ones and some interesting ones. Nobody specifically identified another Protege that they had had with the exact same problem, but two people reported the same exact probl...
14
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL 4.2L MIL Lamp on, Sluggish VIN: WDBGA43EXP
I Pulled The Transmission Back Out To Verify That No Magnets Had Been Disturbed On The Flywheel, All Was Good. Sorry To Say But I Had To Return The Vehicle To tHe Customer, I'm Sure That There Is Someone More Experienced In That Type Of Problem. Thanks To ... Trouble codes: D11, 15.
7
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L compressor VIN: WDBHA23E7V
Good morning group. Well the M/B is now cooling great. We finally just backtracked to the beginning after replacing 2 compressors with no change. We just had never had any problems with Nippondenso remans so i couldnt believe that they were the problem. We rem...
9
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47FXW
Thanks to the three guys who responded, you were all helpful. Evidently, the supercharger clutch coil shorted and took out the computer. The supercharger is not supposed to be on at idle when hot. Again, thank you. Trouble codes: P0806.
3
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L MIL Lamp on
finally this truck is gone. one mentioned MAF slightly out of range which was the case. New MAF fixed vehicle ( thank god ) I still don't know how that pulsation dampner works and why there is a vac line on it. mabey a ford tech can explain it in one of the fo... Trouble codes: P0172 (bank 2 at rich limit).
8
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L No Data VIN: 4M2ZU86K44
Well it seems that my updated mastertech won't work on this vechicle.I had put in a new ABS module and it had to go to the dealer to be reconfigured.I had done a pin check on all the circuits and all tested good so I was sure it was the module but was told tha...
3
1992 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2H521XN1
Thanks for the help, traced all wiring from sensors to computer, had good continuity everywhere, computer was next on the list, customer passed. Thanks again Dave Trouble codes: 42 (est).
4
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Head gaskets? VIN: 4S3BG6852X
Well, this car is finally repaired! It turns out that a head gasket failure was the initial problem with the car. Everybody should be aware that when ordering Aftermarket Head Sets for this car that they are boxed wrong!!! (99' only) After installing the heads...
20
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3FJ80W0N
Many thanks to Tom, Jim, Erick, Dan, Jon and Minhphuc for helping me to know that a misfire can result in codes 25 & 26 (lean/rich) together. A valve adjustment made the Landcruiser idle smoother and fixed the problem. Trouble codes: 14 (Ignition system), 25 (Lean condition), 26 (Rich condition), 71 (EGR problem).
6
1996 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3N87R5T0
Thank all of you that gave a reply to this. Asof today the customer has not returned. I have talked to him and the MIL is currently off. I did not replace anything scince my original post, but I expect the problem to show up again soon. I am most likely going ... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap VSV vent controll malfunction).
7
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTPBG22012
Hello again,Sorry for the delay with the fix on this vehicle.It took the customer a while to bring back the vehicle.I took the advise of some of the replies and removed the IAC motor.I did find that it and the throttle body were carboned up. I went ahead and c...
14
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEGF21A41
I explained to the customer that the A/F sensor was faulty, but he doesn't have the funds at this time for repairs.Thanks for the responses. Trouble codes: P0110, P1135.
8
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Clutch cable VIN: 3VWAA81E2W
First the cable must be in it's 'relaxed' position. If the cable (while installed on the tranny) cannot be pulled up by the plastic housing around it, compressing the rubber bellows, it needs to be worked / pumped 5 or six times to relax it , and make it able ...
11
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L 1-2 shift VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
david from southern california sugested that the transmission had an internal fault that might have been caused by the damaged tcm. we rechecked the connections and it was decided with the customer that he would take the car to the dealer and that the powertra...
1
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C8Y
Thanks to all of you who replied! All the information given to me states that code 17978 ECU Locked relates to the imobilizer system seing an unauthorized key. I feel it is safe to say that the other code p0171 is not related. These vehicles seem to have probe... Trouble codes: 17978 (p1570- engine ECU locked), 16555 (p0171- B1S1 fuel trim too lean).
5
1993 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Electronic Climate Control VIN: YV1LS5506P
Hello! This car is fixed, special thanks to Charlie,Jammy,Ed,Benny,and James.You all were correct,there is an updated wire harness.The fix actually can be done without the harness as Jimmy from Texas wrote.I cut the blue/black wire from the pin# 25 of the 30 p...
5
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L SRS lamp on VIN: YV1TS97DXX
John from Tennesee wrote back right away and said to replace the ignition switch as they have a history of sticking and setting this SRS code. I tend to believe it would be something like this as the code is for both buckles simultaneously and in my experience...
3
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next