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1963 Chevrolet Corvette 327CID input shaft bearing VIN: 30837G1159
I am rebuilding the transmission.I believe this to be a Muncie 4 speed M21.It has a 7 bolt shift cover. The input shaft has a nut that is threaded to lock the front bearing in place. I am trying to find out if anyone has the procedures for adjusting this nut?I...
1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GTEC19K2N
OK this thing is being difficult. It will not start after a hot soak. We get power to the coil when it won't start. There is no injector pulse and no spark. We have replaced fuel pump, distributor, coil and computer with no change. Checked all grounds and ther...
1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Idle speed on start VIN: 2G1WL54T3P
Hello to the IATN team: Am working on a stubborn problem with subject vehicle. Customer left me this vehicle to drive over the weekend and it runs great. The problem is once the vehicle has been started the first time for the day, any time after this and when...
1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L intake VIN: 2G1WX12X5S
vehicle brought in with oil leak.remove lower intake-also the oil baffle plate to replace gaskets.we also lifted the oil pump drive /cut new distr.gasket & silicone. car returned with same problem we replaced these twice.-when we remove the lower intake you ca...
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55K51
I have a 2001 Chevy Impala with a 3.8 engine. The car came in for a "Check Engine Light On". We pulled codes first, the only code was a PO140, insufficient activity on O2 sensor, sensor 2. I checked the fuses under the hood and found the O2 sensor fuse blown a... Trouble codes: P0140
1996 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Stall VIN: 3B3ES47C3T
This Dodge Neon came into our shop about one month ago with customer complaining of stalling Intermittently. We did a BG fuel injection clean , plugs and removed idle air control motor and throttle body and cleaned. About two weeks later the customer came ba...
1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GKEK13R8V
Hello everyone! This vehicle belongs to a coworker of my wife and it's a good one. When she went to start the vehicle one morning there was crank but no start. When I went to take a look at the vehicle I noticed there was a new battery in it. The husband told ...
1991 Honda CRX HF 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMED8362M
First off I'd like to say That I upgraded my account to iATN This is a Great resource. Thank you to all who make this work. Im hopeing some of you Honda Tech's can help out with this. I have searched thru the email archive and found simular problems, but Ive ...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L instrument cluster VIN: JN43ODU6B6
hey guys customer dropped this car to fix the lights inthe instrument cluster.she complained that the lights were not lighting up when she puts on her headlights at night and its hard to see how fast she isgoin at night.i am not too familiar withthis problem,c...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L ABS Light On VIN: 1LNFM97V8W
Hello all, I'm posting this for another tech in the shop, so I will relate as much information that I've gathered. The vehicle came in with the ABS light on and code C1145 stored: RF wheel speed sensor CKT failure. The tech tested the sensor and wiring from th...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L reverse VIN: JT3VN39W15
Fellow toyota techs, I had transmission problems with this truck before, and asked for help from you guys. I had good responses, and had transmission worked on. Before it had drive in all gears, now if you put it in reverse it will not move. It will go forward...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L security & alarm VIN: 1G4CW52KXS
Well, unfortunately it wasn't the easy fix of locking and unlocking the doors. Jerry from MI & Michael from OK hit the nail on the head. Apparently the system was no longer reading the resistor chip in the key. I used a resistor to bypass the system, and the c...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 7.4L Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 48HSA2424Y
put in new GM distrubtor shaft with pickup coil and running with no trouble thank alot Trouble codes: 42 (ECM has seen an open or short to ground in the Ignition Control or by-pass circuits).
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP36P2Y
Well, almost everyone stated that there is a recall on this vehicle due to a faulty fuel pump module. After finding this recall, we avdised the customer to return to the dealer to have this service performed. Thanks to all who responded.
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 HD SLE 6.0L noise VIN: 1GTGK13U53
I would like to thank you for the replies. Since my post I have been able to compare two different trucks, with and without electronic throttle. There is a difference in the noise level. My customer hasn't made up his mind yet but I'm hoping i can remove the i...
1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD7244R
The Accord has been running fine for over a week now so I'm calling it fixed. It turns out this car had two problems causing the same symptom. The first problem was the Distributor, like I said before, it had a bad harness and would stall if i moved the harnes... Trouble codes: 15 (Ignition Output Signal).
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78Y3R
I recieved 3 responses that all pertained to resetting the anti-theft system. This was not the cause of my problem, we found that the overhead console module was shorting out the bus +/-. We found it by disconnecting a module one at a time when the overhead co...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Blend door VIN: 1J4GZ78YXT
Behind the glove box is a multi pin plug connecting the control panel harness to the HVAC harness. As soon as I touched this connector the system started to work and the codes did not return. I inspected the pins in the connector and saw nothing that looked ab...
1991 Nissan NX SE 2.0L heater VIN: JN1GB36C6M
hello.guys first let me thank all of you who responded to my help request, thanks to richard [...], after studying the schematics carefully from all data about this vehicle, & performing the checks recommended, i found out that i had ...
1993 Nissan NX XE 2.0L pilot bushing VIN: JN1GB36C5P
The bushing was only required to align the alignment tool to center. The input does not reach the pilot. Thanks.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L final drive
The noise was the crown gear being loose on the carrier (diff.). Replaced it with a salvage yard unit. My guess is that the rivets weren't peened tight enough when it was assembled originally. The holes in the gear and carrier were pretty wallowed out. If it w...
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