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1991 Acura Legend 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA3275N
this vec has ign miss on cyl 3,4,5 but also has no inj sig on same cyl. diag leads to igniter but will that kill inj too? Trouble codes: 15 (ign sig fault)
1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L cruise control VIN: 1G4CW52K3W
Cruise control light will come on. If driving on a flat level everything works fine. As soon as car starts to pull any kind of grade the cruise control light goes out and you can hear the accelerator pedal snap back. Checked all wiring to servo unit. Replaced ...
2002 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on, PO420 VIN: 2G4WB55KX2
This vehicle came to me with a hole burned through the intake phlenum and antifreeze in the cylinders. I replaced the Phlenum and cleaned up the cylinders. upon starting the vehicle discovered the starter was also bad. Replaced starter. After test drivining th... Trouble codes: P0420
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Car accellarates VIN: 1G6CD5387N
Thanks to all who take the time to reply. Customer states that the car will accellerate on it's own while driving with the cruise control off. He says the engine will race when stopped and in park. These conditions stop after the cars warms up. Problem is inte...
1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 1GCD53B7N4
hey guys need a little help, not to many of these old caddys left but i got one. about once every two or three days this car will idle rough and stall. it will always restart. the iac motor will go nuts trying to keep the motor running. replaced map but didn't... Trouble codes: 30 (iac), 31 (map sensor), 74 (mat sensor)
1988 Chevrolet Caprice 5.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1BU51H8H
After driving this car a short distance the check engine light will come on. At this time when you try to accel. the engine hesitates, and bakefires through the carb, sometimes it will stall. This happens temp. then the engine runs fine and the light goes off.... Trouble codes: 43 (ESC volt low)
1992 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G1JC5448N
I have an intermintant die out/no start problem. Car has spark but no injector pulse. Fuel pump is oppereating properly, good pressure, cycles on when engin cranked. All four injectors ohm out to 12.2 ohms each. I have good ground and hots at ECM. Checked for ...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L all shifts VIN: 1GCGK24K7R
Fellow techs, need help on this 94 pickup. Origianal complaint was harsh shifting. Customer stated that at first it only did it when it was in four wheel drive, but now it does it all the time. I scanned the vehicle and found code 73 (force motor current probl...
1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCGK24R6W
Fuel gauge pegs full when first started, then seems to read a correct reading, but needle quivers and then jerks to a 1/4 tank reading higher or lower, then back to original reading and quivering. Fuel tank seems to get sucked in while driving and then pops wh...
1998 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban 7.4L rear axle seals VIN: 3GNGC26J8W
1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Front end VIN: 1GCHK39F0W
Hey guys, we have a wierd one here. The customer brought this truck in for a front wheel alignment complaining that it was shaking. I explained that an alignment wouldn't typically fix a shake but he said he wanted the alignment anyways due to slight tire wea...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16RNX
Truck came in with MIL ON, found above codes, cleared and only ones that came back were for Map low voltage, datastream confirmed voltage of 1.9V KOEO, sometimes be as low as .2V, doesn't seem to matter if vehicle is running or not. 5V reference to sensor good... Trouble codes: P107, P108, P106, P107, P404, P101
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 4x4 VIN: 1GNCT18W2X
Hello When this vehicle came in it stayed in 2wd all the time and when started the tccm would click twice also the lights on the 4x4 switches would light up for about 1/10 of a sec. When vac is applied direct it would engage front diff.Now when I disconected w...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Rear differential VIN: 1GNEK13R6X
We have been blessed with this 1999 Chevy Tahoe that feels and sounds like the rear end is twisting just at the end of a stop and then moving again as you take off. This is under slow to normal acceloration and if you do not make a complete stop the noise and ...
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC1245Y
fellow techs. i have replaced converter 2 times , once with a universal converter, then with a (better) o.e. style aftermarket converter. after second converter, i started thinking maybe the post o2 sensor was giving it a false signal, so i replaced that. it t... Trouble codes: P0420
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L 2-3 shift VIN: 12CSERSDN2
if ran to 40mph and mill is reset, vehicle runs perfect...but when brought to 0mph and accelerated at 18mph it shifts, 30-35 no shift...then you get mill with this is wierd if you activate 1=4 sol u see power then ground(comand)on 2-3 ground all th...
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L TCC SLIP (RPM) :300 to 1000 normal spec +254 to - VIN: 2G1WXJ2K4Y
Hi When the car get 55Mph and I did push accelerator pedal 1/4 of total distance. Engine Rpm oscilated from 1800 rpm to 2200 rpm.It last 3 to 6 seg. Engine data Load 70% map 4.0 volts TPS 1.21 volts Transmission Data TCC slip (RPM) 300 to 1000 TCC duty c...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L fuel leak VIN: 1GCEC14X64
vehicle came in with smell of gas and a check engine light-found gas smell heavy under hood removed injector harness at spider found fuel leaking up thru injectors-i have heard of this before and have heard of fuel soaking thru wiring harness-i am unable to fi... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L Engine VIN: KL1TJ52024
Car came in on the hook because it stalled on the highway. When it came in it would start and then die. Pulled in the shop for diagnostics and it wouldn't start at all. Diagnostics showed a bad ECM (lost sensor ground) so I replaced it but that put us back to ...
2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager 3.0L Unknown VIN: GHYT78HY89
No Bus Message From TCM (CHRYSLER) p1698 never had one of these can some one tell me how to proceed, thanks it would be most appreciated, thanks
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L P\S Return hose VIN: 2C8GP54L01
Found power steering leak coming from return hose between cooler and the rack. Installed pressure gauges before and after cooler, refilled, ran system. 90 PSI before cooler and 70 PSI after cooler. Raise engine RPM and 110 PSI before cooler and 90 PSI after. D...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L valve lash adjusters VIN: 3C4FY48B63
Was towed in from body shop with front end damage and a no start. Owner had driven it with radiator knocked out and overheated it. Found headgasket blown. Pulled head and had it milled. Reassembled with new gaskets, headbolts, waterpump and timing belt. Starte...
1993 Dodge Spirit ES 3.0L 2-4 shift solenoid VIN: 3B3XA5637P
I had this vehicle come in on December with a code 42, [2-4 solenoid circuit failure] checked circuit, found possible loose connector at clutch pack, replaced harness connector, and serviced trans, found it to have a broken snap ring in the pan, removed and re...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Cylinder Head VIN: 1B4GPY4R6Y
I realize this is a no brainer,however the boss would like to post anyways. 2000 Dodge Caravan with a 3.3 L. Has a rough idle only, above idle all cylinders on line. #6 cylinder has 60 psi, wet or dry. Running compression brings her up to about 90 psi. Apparen...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Stall
Sorry about no VIN. I had to leave in a hurry tonight because I was donating blood to the Red Cross. I have a Dodge van that came in for an intermitent stalling. When it came in, it had a coil code and you could watch it arc to ground. Replaced the coil and p...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44G61
when cold -overnight or 2or 3 hrs cold soak vehicle will not this time fuel pressure is ok.injector pulse is spark present test ign coil power battery voltage present. found no signal on any coil driver circuts.checked wiring harness coil to pcm... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: ID7HAI6K52
Hi there. Car came with engine light on p0305 After valve job cylinder No 5 ok. Now i have p0301 .spark ,copression,fuel OK THANS TO ALL IN ADVANCE Trouble codes: 301 (CYLINDER No 1 misfiring)
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L no other symptoms VIN: 1D7HA18N13
Check Engine Light on for no reason! My customer came in a while ago with a "CHECK ENG" light on. We hooked up out Vetronix scanner and found no stored codes, so we shut the light off and sent her on her way. Well, she has been back three times and it has been...
1987 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: IFTCR14T8H
truck has erratic idle,boggs under accel.,occasionally spits back.will not hold idle in drive with brake on.on hard accel,or cruising speed truck mostly performs normanly,but occasional surges also. poor fuel economy also.when truck is cold it idles up correct...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU35P0T
have had many egr problems with fords, 75% have been the dpfe, archives show same, alldata flow charts suggest same, dealer had many in stock, go to put it in, and can't find it, it appears not to have one, this is a 1996 built in 7/96 bit i even checked 97 sy... Trouble codes: P0402 (egr excessive flow detected)
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5149T
It's back!!! I posted this a month ago when I replaced head/intake gaskets. I put a new #1 plug in because of coolant intrusion, the rest looked ok so I left them. It was listed as: [...],cooling, intake gaskets ...If you would like to reference that... I... Trouble codes: P0306
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X8T
This vehicle comes to us with a miss fires (P0301,305) and Codes P0351 and 352 (Ignition coil A(351) primary circuit malfunction and coil B(352). Vehicle runs rough for a few minutes and sets these codes. Scope testing shows no secondary ignition problem and s... Trouble codes: P0351 (ign coil A primary malfunction), P0342 (ign coil B primary malfunction), P0301 (1 missfire), P0305 (5 missfire)
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Starting VIN: 1FMDU34X3T
Thank you for your time. This explorer had a starter falling out of it several months ago. We resecured it, and it was OK for several months. Currently the starter will not engage at one position on the flyweel. The ring gear teeth aren't brand new, but in 35 ...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FMZU34E3W
thanks in advance to all ford engine tecs-we mostly do bmw- vw- we have an odd oil pressure issue- the customer stated at first he noticed after the engine started to warm up the oil gauge needle at idle would bounce so violently it would actually flip over th...
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L oil in coolant VIN: 1FDRE14L8W
we have a ford van that came in with oil in the cooling system.the van was in a recent front end collision and upon inspection we noticed the oil cooler had external damage.We replaced the oil cooler,flushed the cooling system, but oil returns to cooling sytem...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMRU17L8X
this truck will die when you come to a stop. it only does it after you go through a car wash. the egr is being applied. i disconnect the hose to the egr valve & it does not die. i can run water on the passenger side around the windshield & it will apply egr & ...
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L high idile VIN: IFAFP4040Y
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L alternator VIN: 1FAFP53U52
Hello All, We have this 2002 Ford Taurus that won't charge. It also won't continue to run after started for 30 sec to 1 min. after started. The battery light is on and there are many codes in the computer including: p1779, p0740, p0743, p0750, p0753, p0755, p0...
1996 Geo Metro 1.3L No Start VIN: 2CIM5292T6
this vehicle came in as a no start, upon initial inspection, we thought it was a timing belt. cranked w/ no compression. we removed the timimg cover , the belt was fine and all marks lined up. we removed the valve cover and inspected the cam and dist. all ok, ...
2001 Geo PRIZM 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YSK52851Z
DTC P1349, Intake Camshaft (CMP) Position System code occurs intermittently always around 30-40 mph usually 35-45% throttle. Vehicle has new CMP actuator and we tested it on vehicle w resistance test OK and applied current causing engine to stumble and stall a... Trouble codes: P1349 (intake camshaft position cmp system)
1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GKDT13W1S
hi. i have a 1995 gmc jimmy that keeps burning ignition coils out. When i got the vehicle it had been sitting for about 6 months and the heads had already been done but the car had an ignition miss feel to it. The first thing i did was clean out the carbon bui...
1995 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Low Power VIN: 1GTGK24K1S
This vehicle has the whole shop at wits end. Intermittantly it will bog down and loose power. When it does if you let off the gas and then peg it the engine will begin to run normally about 70% of the time, the other 30% it will stall and then restart immediat...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L odometer VIN: 1HGCD5636T
Speedometer works,Odometer does not,Not much info with alldata,does cluster need To be replaced As A whole unit,Alldata says check connectios And grounds all good. Blk wire for continuity to ground ok. I dont want To miss anything . Thanks
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L radio VIN: 2HKRL18972
battery went dead. stereo is locked. customer does not have 5 digit code. stereo model is 39100-s0x-c020. reference # cq-jh8161x. serial # [...]. please help us help our customer. thanks you. sincerely david
1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L fire damage VIN: SAJNW474XP
Hello group, Just looking for experienced advise. This Jag has had an engine fire that melted down the distributor and burned the fuel rail and wiring around it. I have searched the archives and found reference to this as a common problem. I need to know if th...
1990 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L security system VIN: SALHV1247L
we received this vehicle to fix a transmission issue-vehicle had been sitting and battery was dead. Installed new battery and now the vehicle has power but when you turn the ignition key it will not crank over, but there is relays clicking. This vehicle has a ...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Recirculated air servo VIN: SALPV1245T
Hello Land Rover experts! I wonder if there is any trick to replace right side fresh/recirculated air servo. It is attached to the side of the heater blower box. It is not a blend motor servo. I just see the pictures in Alldata, I did not start the work yet, h...
1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALJY1242X
This Discovery keeps setting a code P1447 evap canister vent valve performance. I replaced the vent valve and canister a while back but code returns. I don't know how "performance" is assessed. RAVE is not much help unless there is something I missed. Any help... Trouble codes: P1447 (Evap canister vent valve performance)
1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L Pump VIN: JT8BD68S6X
Car came in with loud beeping noise accompanied by ABS/VSC lights on dash. Retrieved codes C1223 for "Fault in abs system" and code C1252 for "Hydroboost pump motor malfunction" Went through procedure for checking code C1252 via Toyota Online website to find t...
1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L cam sensor VIN: JMSLV5232W
98 mazada mpv came in as a no start:i got into vec. and it started rite up . but it ranrough i bearly got into the shop before it stalled scand ecm for codes found one code present for camsensor replaced dist. and tune parts .try to test dive it ran smouth fo...
2000 Mazda Miata 1.8L Stall VIN: JN1NB353X1
I have this 2000 Mazda Miata that has an intermittant problem, what happens is while cruising with hot engine, customer will hit a pot hole or really rough road and the car looses power for a bit sometimes stalls then picks back up and runs fine, the check eng... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor A circuit malfunction)
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G11
We have a 2001 Mazda MPV LX that will intermittently throw a check engine light. Codes P0171 and P0174 are stored in memory (bank 1 system lean, and bank 2 system lean). We have replaced the intake plenum gaskets per Mazda service bulletin for these codes (we ... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 system lean), P0174 (bank 2 system lean)
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Warning lamps VIN: WDBLJ70GXX
Anyone come across this problem on this vehicle? Our SnapOn scantool isn't equipped to access these systems. Engine management and transmission are the only systems we can access. Looking for any information from anyone who's come across this before.
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50U8V
dtc code sometimes sets in 1 day but sometimes as long as 7! freeze frame always seems to show speeds between 40-60 mph. replaced vapor management valve (vmv) and fuel cap, checked all hoses (visually). canp solenoid also tests ok (resistance and operation) Trouble codes: P0453 (evaporative emission malfunction)
1991 Mitsubishi Mirage 1.5L No Start, no injector pulse VIN: JA3CU24A8M
Car came in as a no start .Customer stated Check ENG light came on & car died. Has spark but no injector pulse, battery voltage found at injectors , no ground from computer. distributor IS turning. Reference voltage at dist harness connector was 12 volts & tes...
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3BM54J5P
Hey guys/gals here is another ECM related Mitsu 3000gt problem. I have searched the site and read any/all related problems. Here goes: There is no 2/5 coil output, verified timing is dead on (all covers removed), scoped cam and crank at the ECM and scoped sign... Trouble codes: 52 (ignition signal or coil 2/5)
1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L parasitic draw VIN: JA3AJ46G6T
this car came in for a poor running condition car would run good and then fall on its face very erratic. came from a body shop which had identical car for parts. switched dist mass air no change. then i noticed that battery kept dieing within a few hours. hook...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AA46G21
Not sure if I should not post this in engine forum but I feel this is the best place. This car came in not running. Broken Balance shaft belt got wrapped up in main timing belt and threw timing out and bent all intake valves. Replaced head with rebuilt unit,...
1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Cruise Control VIN: 1G3HN52K8S
Okay this should be a good one. Cruise control is inop. Tested all inputs/outputs, vacuum signal to servo and switch functions. All switches and inputs working on scan tool data also expect for "cruise control speed". This reads 0 mph. The speedometer has alwa...
2002 Other Chrysler sprinter 2.7L Surge, Cuts out VIN: WD2YD241X2
Thanks for your help in advance- Only after entire vehicle has been thorouhgly hot soaked, this vehicle seems to intermittantly ignore the throttle pedal. If you hold it in a cruise position for more than a few seconds the engine drops back to idle. if you mo...

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1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4DA9357L
We spent a lot of time on this problem, and never got it to pass emissions. After exstensive testing and rechecking, we gave up. all of the inputs to the ECM are correct according to Alldata. CTS,MAP, TPS,O2S, all vacuum routing is correct, fuel pressure is co...
1992 BMW 325i 2.5L Starter VIN: WBABB2310L
90% of people said it was the dow pins were worn or broken causeing misalignment I guess quite common on BMWs. Because we had already lost enough green I did not want to repull the tranny. The starter noise did get much better after use. Then there was a secon...
2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Engine VIN: 2G4WB52K5Y
Thanks again guy's I am sure the problem will be resovled as soon as my customer slows down enough to let me fix it.The majority of the replies point to the the steering column ignition switch area. thanks again to all.
2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1L oil fill cap VIN: 2G4WS52J32
I received many replies from intake manifold gaskets to give it a hard run down the highway. I don't think it is intake gaskets as the car has lost no coolant, I talked to the original owner last night. I also beleive this because of the moisture being clear a...
1968 Chevrolet camaro 327CID ring and pinion
1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Differential VIN: 1GNDT13W0P
Thanks to all that replied, I checked the cable that goes from the vacuum actuator to the front diff. and it was sticking. put a new cable on and all is good! Thanks again for the great advice.
1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GHDT13W4P
i recieved so many replies. the final fix was a fuel pump. it had good pressure but volumn was questionable. new pump had less pressure and the same volumn but it works perfect. we drove around with a gauge strapped to the w/s and we never saw a problem but it...
1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L bogs warm VIN: 1GNDT13W1P
Well, I'm going to close this one even though I don't know what the problem actually was. The customer finally told me that he's had a rich running problem for about a year that he had just resolved by replacing the pressure regulator. Most responses agreed wi...
1995 Chevrolet K3500 5.7L abs light VIN: 1GBHK34K0S
hey guys, well i learned real quick that 3mph is the default value for abs( to keep from engaging at lower speeds?)the lf speed sensor was bad but the bad module was reporting the same speed on that wheel as the others. also all the codes went away after repla...
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G1WX12XOT
Thanks to all who took time to reply. I replaced the PCM with a junk yard part. The lock-up point raised to about 38 mph from 25 mph. Customer is happy. Thanks again Craig
1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L traction control VIN: 1G1YY22G4W
i am trying a new pcm. my mastertech tells me i need cable j-42236-a to flash the new pcm. i am trying to locate the cable. as soon as i find it,i will update.
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14W7Y
well the plot thickened on this one somewhat. I had some missinformation, this last time the pump failed my tech doing his normal diag process found that this time when he moved the harness at the pump the pump came to life. So he replaced the harness connecto...
1997 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L Parking Brake VIN: 2B4GP45R3X
We ordered new cables from the dealer and we found that the aftermarket ones were a little over an inch longer in length (both rear cables) so we installed them and parking brake works beautiful! How we can stay in business with part problems like this, is a c...
2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L Engine VIN: 2B3AD46R42
Thanks for the replies on the nightmare Intrepid, Customer declined to allow tear down at this time. I suppose I did not make myself clear enough on my testing, I did have some indications of a combustion leak but I had not seen one heat that fast before with ...
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP13P9V
Thank you all for answering. These style motors have had problems with the heads. After doing some checking, the customer decided to sell the car as is. The replies were very helpful. The car wasnt worth a new motor. Trouble codes: P0302, P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire detected).
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU34E0W
Another on fixed, thanks to you guys. Tony [...], ...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L transmission VIN: 1FAFP53U1X
we removed trans pan from vehicle and found a ton of little meta chips. we finally found out from customer that transmission has been acting up for a while, and we ended up installing a used trans. thanks for all your help
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP6635X
Well, we believe we have this one fixed. we tracked it down to the 'ignition relay'. Using a 2000 model in alldata instead of 99 gave us the correct wiring diagram which matched what we had on the vehicle. From their it was simply finding that the ignition rel...
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Parking assist system VIN: 3FMDA5349Y
Turns out the parking aid module was the problem. Installed the new one and everything is back to normal. Thanks for the help!
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L noise VIN: 1FTNX21L1Y
Thanksfor the help i still have not located the noise . the truck is coming in in the morning and i will try again i think i will pull the transfercase and see if i can still hear it. thanks again for trying to help. dale
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L lights VIN: AB675T6412
thank you for all your help i just got the headlight module yesterday and you guy's were right of course the old one was all eaten up by salt thank you once again!!!
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Fuel line connector VIN: 1FTPW14554
Thanks to all who replied. There ended up being no ' smoking gun' after all, it is just a matter of using extreme caution when servicing these filters as the Ford geniuses have decided it is a good idea to use the most fragile plastic clip possible to hold the...
2000 GMC C6500 7.4L aux light on VIN: 1GDG6H1B1Y
tim was very big help,he is very knowledgeable in these brake systems and a very good resource. thank very much to all that turn out be a relay on the firewall was defective,that operates the aux motor on the hydro boost unit
1988 Isuzu N NPR 3.9L No Start VIN: JALB4B1H9J
Thank you to my only reply from Marty. I checked the electric motor for power, none, trace circuit to fuse panel, which was uncovered, found that someone had kicked the fuse out of the panel accidentally. Installed fuse and it starts. For anyone's information,...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58W21
Thanks, Mike, Tony & Jeremy for your replies. The fix was found, with the help of Guy at Identifix - on their website, & maybe even other info systems, he pointed me to a TSB from Isuzu on how to install the timing belt on this engine. It is a mess to do but i... Trouble codes: P1312 (ION sensing module SEC line 2 circuit fault).
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S5T
Well the Jeep is fixed right! It was the ckp sensor shorted. The dash gauges worked as soon as I unplugged ckp. Amazing, learned something new, thanks to all of you that responded to my help request.This must be a very common problem from the number of replies...
1993 Land Rover Range Rover County 3.9L ABS Pump VIN: SALHV124XP
Thanks to everyone who responded. Most of the replies were right on saying the relay was what was causing the pump to run after the car was shut off and that the pump was bad which was what caused the brake pedal problems and the original source of the pump ru...
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L hardcodesetsimediat VIN: JHTEK549PO
thanks for all the helpit was the shift sol e the one with the violet wire under the valve body po 739 shift sol E lock up thanks again Trouble codes: P00, 773 (shift solinoid E).
1989 Mazda 929 3.0L fuel/ ignition VIN: JM1HC2213K
thanks to all that helped out on this one the problem is so intermittent. customer never came back after that.
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L No can bus comm. VIN: 4JGAB72EXX
Thanks to all that have given very useful information. The client decided to trade the car and not invest any more into the needed diagnostics. Sorry I could not prove one of the theories and post it for the next person in need. Trouble codes: B1040, B1041, B1042, B1470, P0170, P0173.
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65J72
First of all I would like to thank all 13 who took time out of there busy day to help us! The reason I have not closed post is that wanted to make sure car was fixed! We did not replace spark plugs was unable to get in time for customer getting the car for the... Trouble codes: P0306 (misfire cyclinder 6).
1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Wipers, Radio
Well this one is fixed and i can put the advil away for now. Carl had the answer, It ended up being the yellow wire under the drivers fender right where it goes into the grommet on the firewall. i had to pull the plastic inner fender well off to get to it. loo...
1994 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L compressor engagement VIN: JN1RZ24D2R
thanks to those who replied but the answer was a puuled wire in the harness engine tourqe pulled wire and reconnected on decelalenght of wire and some rerouting and all is well
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L runs great VIN: JN1CA21D1T
As of now ,I have not been able to fix this vehicle completely.Lucky for me the customer has multiple vehicles.As I stated earlier the knock sensor code was a relatively easy fix..but the evap code is still eating my lunch.We have tested everything that we can... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor 1 circuit malfunction), P0446 (Evap Emis Ctrl Vent Ctrl Ckt Malf).
2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L security light VIN: 1GHDX13EX1
After replacing the vehicle theft module and reprogramming the new keys all works ok. On this vehicle you have to program both keys seprate.
2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
thanks to all that helped.coil housing was 10 mounths old, installed off shelf new one no change. r&r pcm reflashed it relearned pass system, no change. ordered new coil housing from other parts vender r&r it car fixed!!! defective part costed me time witch is... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire).
1997 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L accelerates itself VIN: 3P3ES47C5V
I removed the speedo head and looked at the back of the circuit board and found bad solder joints where the connectors go into the board. I resoldered all the joints on both sides where the connector comes in and speedo works fine now. after several road tests...
1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L no start VIN: 1G2HX52K4S
well thanks too all that replied you all gave great info. At the end i pupped in a known good computer and inspected all wiring but still had no comunication with scanner. replaced fuel pressure regulator because pressure was a little on the high side. install...
1988 Porsche 928 S4 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: WPOJB0925J
Hello, everybody!! 928 is fixed! The problem was Mass Air Flow Sensor. I think that the sensor is located too close to throttle body(intake). So if the car backfires under lean condition, the old sensor gets damaged!! In my case, sensor resistance and vo...
1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L dash VIN: 1G8ZKS270X
Fixed and down the ROAD. Thanks the all that took the time to reply. As many of you stated there was a TSB about opening the drain, as soon as we opened them up the river began to flow.The local dealer had no idea how to repair...once again iATN proves it's wo...
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