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1990 BMW 735i 3.5L door locks VIN: WBAGB4311L
This is my personal car. My wife got out of it about 2 weeks ago and locked the car with the key.When you lock the car with the key it locks all the doors and the trunk.The next morning when she unlocked the car it would not unlock the drivers door but did unl...
1991 BMW 325i 2.5L Convertible top VIN: WBABB1317M
This vehicle is not our standard fare. It came in with many problems. Right now working on convertible top. Initially the control box had no out put to the motors. I could run both motors manually with a power probe. Also, both motors havebeen released from th...
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L fuel pump VIN: WBADM3645X
Replaced AIR check valve, not sure if related or not, but afterwards vehicle only has power on one side of the secondary AIR pump relay. According to MOD, power is fed to the other side by fuse 31 which also powers fuel pump relay. Does anybody know where this...
1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L sluggish VIN: 1G4CW52K2W
This vehicle has a low power condition. It acts like the timing is either retarted or fixed. We have checked all sensors with Modus. No codes, has rough acceleration when pulling out. Will not rev high enough to make wot shifts
2003 Buick Century 3.1L Stall
I've got a tough drive problem that I cannot duplicate in the workshop for diagnosis. This unit will stall at cruising speeds 60-80 mph like you pulled the plug. It will only stall after aprox 15min driving time at cruise. When it stall my foot is on the accel... Trouble codes: P0101
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: Y81U123794
a/c system came in low charge less than 1/2 lb . Recharged system still no power to compressor. Is there a reset procedure like in the older models?? alldata is no help. no code present with generic obdII
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCDC1472J
hi all This one is for all you gm techs. this probelm has been going on for about 2 years now. the truck is in fair shape and runs generally perfect. accept the first minute and a half of operation. in that time the vehicle runs lean the point of it back firi... Trouble codes: 034 (map sensor circuit signal voltage low high vacuum)
1988 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Stall VIN: 2GCDK14H4J
idles ok soon as you put in gear stalls out iac is not changing as it should. 2 pins read .5 volt 2 read battery volt, had re man computer 2 years ago im leaning to computer truc dropped at shop 5 shops worked on truck no codes
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L electric antenna VIN: 1G1YY238XI
the mast is broken on the power antenna on this 'vette, i have a repair kit for it, i just need the quick & dirty on how to get the unit out of the car. i am sure it is fairly simple, but thought i would ask before i do something stupid to this guys car. thank...
1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L compressor VIN: 2G1FP22P2S
the a/c on this car works and then shuts off and will not kick back on untill you clear the code. The ecm stored a code 61 a/c compressor failure. My gauge readings are as flowed low side is 20psi which I think is about 20psi too low and my high goes up and do...
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W7T
vehicle will crank but not start when cold. i have to spray a little bit of starting fuel to get it started. also upon hard acceleration vehicle hesitates and mil is flashing. pulled code po300--random missfire detected . unfortinately good fuel gauge is not a... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire detected)
1997 Chevrolet C2500 Suburban LT 7.4L valve train VIN: 1GNGC26J1V
engine makes a chirping noise about 1/2 engine speed on left bank. Kind of like a gaulded or dry rocker arm. Removed valve cover and can definetly tell noise is coming from #3 exh valve and all push rods are oiling/ loudest at rocker exchanged rocker , ball an...
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L engine VIN: 1G1JC12461
I need some help there is a large amount of oil leaking down the back side of the engine. Has anyone experienced oil leaking from the intake manifold gaskets? I have replaced the valve cover gasket and rechecked to make sure I installed it correctly. I also re...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S73
Hey everyone, This one is the bosses daughters car so...well you know. Here it is. She says MIL Light on so she took to dealer and they say #2 knock sensor bad. She brings to me to replace and I do as I am told and do so. Light came back on. I ran scan and fo... Trouble codes: P0332
1999 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on, no communication VIN: 1C4GP64L2X
Hello everybody, due to account reconfiguration, all my past info on iatn was lost, and they have me starting over. I'm looking for a Mopar electronics wizard. Anyway, I have this minivan that is not behaving well. It runs great, but I cannot communicate w/the... Trouble codes: P1716
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.3L Blower motor, radio, turn signals, windows, airbag VIN: 2C4GP44392
Intermittently on start up - takes 10-15 seconds for the Blower motor, radio, turn signals, windows to come on electrically, and the Air Bag and ABS lights flash. These lights will flash in rhythm with the rear wiper. All other accessories come on immediatley.
1994 Dodge Spirit 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3AA46K2R
this car gobbles up o2s. we put bosh ones mopar ones and Car quest ones in all go dead after a few months. ther is no oil leaking onto them and no loss of coolent. customer think I dont know what im doing and im starting to think there right. Trouble codes: 51 (02 lean)
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7MF3369X
This is for all of you Cummins Diesel guys. I've got a 1999 Dodge Ram pick up, 3500 with a Cummins 24 valve. The customers complaint is that it runs great most of the time. When he really needs it tho, pulling a hill with a 16 ft. construction trailer behind i... Trouble codes: P0216 (Fuel Pump Timing), P0236 (MAP sensor)
2000 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L 1-2 VIN: 1B3EJ46X8Y
vehicle came in with a chk engine light on. guest complained that vehicle sputters & feels like it does not want to go properly. tech scanned computer found multiple codes total of 5. as follows po732,po715,po731,po733,po700. we found on alldata to clear all d...
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Power Train VIN: 1B7GL22X9Y
Car was towed to shop for no start perform all related diagnostic checks for no start injector pulse no spark,no fuel pressure. replace PCM car start test drove runs fine.Return to customer car stalls and wont start again.towed to shop and recheck...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Long Cranking VIN: 3B7KF23721
I need some input on this Dodge diesel. It is hard to start after driving it, turning it off, and trying to restart it within just a few minutes. If you let it sit longer, it usually starts fine. The fuel filter had some restriction, pressure was going to 0 ps... Trouble codes: P0216
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L code p0761 VIN: 1FALP52U2T
Hi Group, This Taurus came in with a CEL and a code P0761. It also does not shift from 3 to 4. I see a TSB 98-10-7 that talks about a clip that retains the forward clutch control valve and calls for 2.4 hrs. We dont normally do transmission service so I called...
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDX1725V
Customer had installed plugs trying to get vehicle started. Plugs were dripping with gas, I removed all six, cranked engine over with fuel pump disabled to clear cylinders, installed fresh plugs, they too got flooded within a few seconds. Vehicle has strong sp...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 2FMZA5142W
Now he has an intermittent hesitation problem. It won't do it for me but it is really bugging him. I don't know what to look for and wonder if any of you have had a similar experiance.
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L noise VIN: 1FTWW32F4X
Thanks in advance for any help, I mostly work on gas engines so I'm far from being an expert on powerstrokes. A good customer/friend delivers travel trailers with this rig, it's on its second engine now with 350,000 miles on this one. The problem were are havi...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Between case and adapter plate VIN: 1FTNX21F5X
Last week we replaced the gasket between the transmission case and tail housing (adapter plate). The leak was (and is again) steady, dripping from passenger side, right above the pan. The customer left here and drove approx 300 miles, picked up a camper, drove...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F3Y
This truck came in on the hook about a week ago with customer stating that he was driving when the engine started to misfire, CEL came on, and a short time later the engine stalled, never to start again. Through my original diagnoses, I checked power and groun... Trouble codes: P1668 (IDM-PCM Communication error), P1670 (EF feedback signal not detected)
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK19V12
Have cat code Bank one - PO420 - efficiency below threshold. Also has a pending code for the same code. This code appeared before (within one year), was cleared and not returned until today. Question is freeze frame showed code setting at 588 RPM, 0% throttle,... Trouble codes: P0420
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L no memory VIN: 1HGCB9852N
I have no voltage to ECM, TCM, Clock from underhood fusebox fuse #24, memory circuit. Have power out of the underhood fusebox. Need to know if anyone knows where splice S436 is located and/or a common area that wire may break. Thank you.
1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMEH9693R
hi!fellow brothers.hope ya'll can help me here.this car i have here failed's a is new,needs pcv.i ck'd the purge solenoid vantage says it should have duty cycle warm at idle.if not to raise idle.well when i first hook the vantage to th...
1993 Hummer H1 6.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 137XE8336P
Hello all, Have this Hummer diesel which is giving me the fits. I am not a fan on diesels nor do I work on them usually but this is the truck of a guy that restores my wood in Classic cars. Vehicle towed in no start. Found broken wire at Glow Plug controller a...
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35H92
Hello Hyundai techs, I am having a problem with obtaining the correct part for this application, please help. I am searching for an ECT sensor/sender for a Sonata in the shop. I have tried both Hyundai parts and Kia parts, they are both stumped. My ECT sensor/... Trouble codes: P0118 (ECT sensor voltage high)
2003 Infiniti FX45 4.5L Electric Window VIN: JNRBS08W63
This is a intermetent problem that we have not been able to duplicate.Windows will all be down in mourning time and sometimes when left for only short periods.The accurance may be weeks apart.Doors are locked when this accures.All windows are down.I thank you ...
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L engine VIN: JT8BF22GIV
The customer came in complaining of a minor oil leak. We installed leak detector dye and had him drive it for approximately 50 miles. We got the vehicle back in the shop and diagnosed an oil leak coming from the right front corner of the engine above the power...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start VIN: JMITA22IXS
installed a new dist still a no start.there is no power to coil side at connector.where does the power come from, the ecm or thru the dist back to the ecm.
1993 Mercury Capri 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 6MPCTO1Z7P
Hi, car came in on hook, no start found and replace VAF sensor after replacement car will start and run w/ poor idle quality. advanced timing to 45' and car runs good when cold. once the car reaches 200 degrees and up if you raise rpm it will hesitate and stum...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L Charging VIN: 4A3AA56L3Y
Hello expert techs. This Galant came to us with several MILs on the instument cluster. We found the alternator was overcharging to the tune of 18V. Diagnosis pinpointed the alternator. We installed a reman alternator, and the charging system now operates at 14...
1997 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.1L Int Lps Fuse VIN: 1G2NW12M5V
Hello fellow techs, I've got a 1997 Grand Am GT Loaded with all the bells and whistles. It came in on the hook. Customer stated it died on her. Charged the battery and did an AVR test on the system; battery, alternator and starter test OK. Checked for perosid...
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L Clutch
We are replacing the rear main and resealing the housing next to it. when we installed the transmission ther is alot of play between the clutch slave and the fork. The flywheel was turned by us intil then I believe it was untouched. Will turning the flywheel o...
2001 Suzuki Vitara JLS 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 2S3TE52V41
This vehicle cam in as a spin over no start. When it arived here it cranked and ran. We have driven the vehicle about 150 miles with no problems. The customer states that the vehicle was hot and she stopped for gas, when she went to leave it was spining over b...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L valve train noisy VIN: 4T1BE32KX2
Vehicle came in with a complaint of smoke on start up after vehicle sits. Replaced the vavle seals with new ones. Was told the bronze seals go on the intake valves and the gray seals go on the exhaust valves, is this true & why? After valve seal replacement, ...
2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L valve train noise VIN: 2T1BR32E54
this car came in with bad noise that sounded like timing chain was hitting cover, maybe a broken guide. removed cover and inspected chain, no problem found. installed new chain and hyd tensioner, all guides like new with no wear. this engine has VVT at intake ...
1981 Triumph TR8 3.5L No Start, No injector pulse VIN: TPVDJ8AT21
Vehicle was at another shop and had the time delay switch for the cold sstart system replaced due to rich running condition. Car ran ok for several months and then stopped running. Car is now at my shop and can't get injector pulse, although I get 40 psi fuel ...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA29M4X
The car was towed in. No power coming to the fuel pump. I checked for power at the blue/red wire at the fuel pump while cranking and got 0 power. I jumped fused 12 volts from the battery to blue/red wire. It blew the 15 amp fuse and did not work. I replaced th... Trouble codes: P0300
2002 Volkswagen Beetle Sport 1.8L Dome light VIN: 3VWED21C02
This vehicle came to us with dead battery...Recharged battery. When either door is closed the dome light starts to fade out like it should after about 30 seconds then snaps right back on and stays on. If you lock the doors with the remote they go right off...o...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil VIN: WVWPD63B53
Hello all. Asking for help from some fellow Volkswagen experts, as I want to see if anyone else has run across this. We had a 2003 1.8t Passat towed into our shop from another place with the cylinder head off. The guy apparently had never seen an MLS headgask...
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L master cyl VIN: YV1TS90D9X
Hi Volvo experts, we replaced the front pads and feel there is too much pedal travel, seems to go allmost to the floor on frist application. Will pump up. Bleed system per Alldata specs. but no difference. Customer just bought car and does not remeber if pedal...

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1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L shifter,inst. cluster/abs/mil lamp VIN: 2G4WB52K5X
thanks to all who replyed to my request, everybody hit the nail on the head,the ignition switch was the problem all concerns fixed,thanks iATN for this great site ,what a great resource, thanks again to all for a quick responce.
1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L body fuse 2 VIN: 1G6EL12YRU
Looked around the trunk a little more after a good night's sleep. Realized it would be really easy to disconnect the switch in the decklid for the trunk pulldown mechanism and the switch on the striker that makes it pulldown. No more blowing fuse! I ran the st...
1995 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDM19WXS
After a frustrating week, it turned out that the new ECM was faulty and causing all of these weird problems. We replaced the ECM and everything worked out great. Thanks for all your help guys. Rob [...]
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L 1-2 shift hard VIN: 2GCEK19R1W
After all the great replies I told the customer that we would have to replace the torque converter and check for other problems while the trans was out. The customer decided to trade off the truck rather than fix it. Thanks for all the replies.
1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L mode door VIN: 3C3EL55H6T
Thanks to Bill from Idaho for nailing this one on the head. Recalibrate procedure is to disconnect battery. Mode door resets when vehicle is restarted. I had mode switch set to vent when I cranked it, but no mention of whether this was necessary. Just do not t...
1997 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C3HD56F1V
Hi group, We did get that concord fixed. It was the cam timing like many of you recomended. The cams were one tooth retarded. We found a piece of serpentine belt in the area which probably ran thru the crank sprocket causing the cams to slip one tooth. The ten... Trouble codes: P1391.
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Misfire, under load high rpm VIN: 2C3HE66G6X
Thanks for all your support!!! Bit the bullet, bought the tool (OTC 7999) locked the cam and fixed the problem. Thanks again all. Adrian P.S. Just my own opinion, but it seems Chrysler has come up with yet another way for us to fork out more money for absolute...
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Stall VIN: 2C3HE66GXX
I only got 3 replies to this request. I had two problems, and took an educated guess on both of them. I replaced the starter relay for the intermittent no crank. The dying problem we have never been able to duplicate, and it is likely caused by cam sensor, cra...
2000 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, miss & power loss VIN: 2C3HD36J1Y
Wow, am I glad to see this one go home...and its even better that its going home to a happy customer. I was giving that 'greeter' job at Walmart a second look. There were a few problems with this one...and some became aparent after the initial post. Changi... Trouble codes: P0174 (lean bank 1).
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L rack and pinion VIN: 2C4GP44G21
I wouldn't beleive this if I hadn't seen it with my own eyes. The lower mounting bolts on the sway bar links were just loose enough that when the steering wheel was wiggled the link would move in the sway bar just alittle.When I pried on the front end they wou...
1995 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Trans flywheel VIN: 284GH2537S
I want to thank all that responded gave good ideas about worn crank and miss alignment on dowel pins and possible bad or un balanced convertor so I going to try and hope I can cure the problem if we do I will make another post at a later time thank again to iA...
1999 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Cuts out
WEll sorry for the looooong wait for the update/fix. I would like to thank all of you for taking your time to help out. After many phone calls to customer and no answer from him. I was hoping that he would return so that I could check out all of your suggest...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13Z91
Hi again the crank sensor was the cause.. thanks to all that provided info IATN is great Trouble codes: P1494, P0455, P0320, P1687.
2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L No Start VIN: 1D456F7621
thank you for all the help. the timing was off. the tech that installed the water pump did not set the timing with the colored links on the chain. the cam sensor trick worked thanks
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L locks VIN: 1B7HG38N12
thank you for all the help- we had recenly replaced the central timer due to no headlights connection look ok- customer decided to what til it happens again- again thanks for the help- electrical problems seem to frustate customers the most
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L master cylinder VIN: WD2YD64213
after talking with the dealer and reading the replys i have come to the conclution that these brakes suck. did find some air in the rear and cleaned up the load sensor in the back it seemed to work properly. ithink the cap is new. looks good. and the brakes st...
1991 Ford Escort GT 1.8L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAPP1283M
Thanks to all that replied. We started to check voltage at ECM and found several wires that were melted together. We replaced wiring harness, still not fixed, tried a known good ECM, Fixed that problem, then we noticed cherry red converter, found several vacuu...
1994 Ford Taurus SHO 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall
thanks for the replies regarding egr valve malfunctions,dirty maf & temp sensor malfunctions, but after watching closely the computer signal on orange/bk wire at iac, noticed losing ground signal. so checked iac signal at computer & was losing there to. Instal...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L Axle VIN: 1FTEF14H2T
Well, I got lots of replies about locking rear diff's, and drivetrain alignment. The real key was when we did a l.o.f., and greased the rear driveshaft and u-joints. Cust noted a major improvement that was only temporary though. We went with the suggestion fro...
1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L stations VIN: 2FMDA51U6W
Well I got a lot of response on this one and I tried everybody's sugestions. I can say that the stronger AM stations did in fact quite down ,but still the noise persists. The radio is Factory and checked all the grounds the wire was in fact on the hood and the...
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L spark knock VIN: 2FMZA5247Y
well this vehicle is fixed! all of the replies were very good, but just about all of them i had allready looked into. robert from alabama nailed it. one of the rods had come loose from the imrc shaft. we replaced both plastic clips and all is well now. i do ap...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Steering VIN: 1FTNW21F4Y
boy do i feel like an idiot. the customer never complained of this issue. i was trying to be the good guy and fix a problem that apparently is part of a design flaw. we had another truck in the shop just like the first. the second has stock wheels and tires. t...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L turn signals VIN: 1FAFP34P61
Greetings again: Thanks to all that responded, especially Michael [...] who posted the complete tsb, Ford article # 04-5-5. The fix was a new airbag clockspring #YS4Z-14A664-CA and adding a plastic spacer #W709947- S300 under it per tsb. My local dealer stocke...
1991 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GTFK24K3M
Truck is fixed! The replies I got were all good things to check. They were to ck the tps voltages, To check the dist for a cracked or weak magnet on the shaft. The dist was one thing I had checked and rechecked. One test I had done to check the dist was to hoo...
1993 GMC Sonoma 4.3L No Start, NO START COLD VIN: IGTCST9W9N
Fuel pump was the problem. Had 58 psi. not enough to open the injectors heads. Thank you for all your help Charles
1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1HGED354XM
Wow! Thank you guys so much for the quick, (and plentiful), replies! The overwhelming response was distributor bearings. I have replaced a buch of Honda distributors for noise concerns, but never seen one melting rotors. I pulled the dist. and sure enough the ...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25F8X
Thank you for all the help. I tried a new/used computer and was still the same B1S1 O2 reading 0/shorted to ground until you unplug sensor then went to 450mv. In the end i rewired the vehicles wire harness somebody might have changed the location of the termin...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2227X
Terry from Missouri nailed it, he had one that was the same year & model doing exactly the same thing. I had noticed when checking amp draw of solenoids on oscilloscope that it would spike & instantly drop, I didn't recognize what I saw. I put the new PCM in &... Trouble codes: P0753 (A shift solenoid), P0758 (B shift solenoid).
1988 Mercedes-Benz 190D 2.5L timing chain
OK, thanks for all the help. A member was even kind enough to call and tell me about the timing chain. Turns out the chain cannot jump the sprocket teeth at the crank or pump, since there is no clearance in the chain housing to do so. As long as the chain is...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDB2020281
Hi, sorry about the delay, after reading the replies, the Electronic Throttle wiring was dissasembled and rebuilt -several wires were fried ,just like the ones at the engine wiring-.After some phone calls i located an PCM which in turn was the final solution f...
1995 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1MELM65L7S
thanks to all who helped it was your information concerning the wiring on this vehicle that led to the repair. upon inspection i found bare wires all through the engine compartment. since i was having a problem with the maf sensor i ran a new signal wire from ...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L Warning light VIN: WMWRC33433
To all the great guys at iATN Thank you all. The fix was to replace the front sensor, since mine had worn through the wire and opened the circut. I inspected the rear sensor but it has not rubbed the rotor and is OK. After replacing the sensor turned on the ig...
2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26CX1
Judging by the replies this isnt a very common problem. We have already replaced or cleaned the entire EGR system, so I guess we will have to wait and see what happens/ Trouble codes: P0401.
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L battery VIN: 4N2XN11T6Y
Believe it or not, the problem seems to resolved!!! Got into the vehicle w keys in hand and the alarm and door locks went nuts. At that point decided to remove the battery from the remote and the problem hasn't recurred. Possibly stuck transmitter button or ci...
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P46P44R5T
This vehicle is finally fixed... at least the main concern of our customer has been resolved. Code P0352,ignition coil#[...] circuit, is gone and vehicle runs smoothly. Vehicle left with codes PO462-fuel sender volts too low, P1695-no body CCD Message, P169... Trouble codes: P0352, P0462, P0140, P1695 (No body CCD message).
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L vibration VIN: 1G2WJ52K3Y
Thanks for all the advise. I am waiting for the customer to bring in his car so I can do some of the things... Sorry guys, no fix on this one yet.
1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L Saab Information Display (SID) VIN: YS3DM35B5R
After discussing the options with the customer, I have ordered one from a bone yard (e.g. U-Parts, etc.). The answers to my questions were... 1. This is a common failure. Usually the pixels fade. 2. Typically folks don't try to fix the pixel problem. However, ...
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L security VIN: JT3FJ80WN0
Hey All... Thanks to Mark, Andrew & Anthony for taking time out to reply. We got a wiring digram from a local dealer ans shortly thereafter had it traced down. The problem was in the driver side rocker panel. I had heard water splashing around when we moved th...
1995 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Stall VIN: JT3AC24SXS
While the replies I recieved were not a lot of help, no one seemed to know EXACTLY where the main EFI relay is, (and I still don't), it turned out that the MAF sensor was extremely dirty due to a mouse having set up housekeeping in the airfilter box, and chewi...
1999 Toyota Solara SE 3.0L master VIN: 2T1CF28PXX
Well you guys were right it was the booster. The ck valve was holding vacuum, thats when I noticed the small vacuum leak in the booster, have a used one coming on Monday. Dealer wanted $800, rebuilt was $650,so we went with used for $200. The abs was not bosch...
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