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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WAUED64B91
We have oil leaks. The center of the engine valley was full of oil which was running down the rear of the engine. we pulled the intake and replaced the plate/cover that bolts to the center of the engine.(Part of pcv system I think)Vehicle back now with multipl...
2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Suspension VIN: WAUYP54B61
well this one is back! this car is a pain! it came back after replacing front springs with complante system is inop?! pulled codes and found 01772-signal wire pressure sensor open/ short with ground!! evry time i clear the code pump works fine, then code comes...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Traction control system VIN: WBADD6324V
Hello bmw techs, I have this 528i with a traction control warning light, I have checked codes and the only code i get is bmw code 38 -Pre throttle valve control. The problem is i have no info regarding this dtc and i cannot get the vehicle to communicate in gl...
1997 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSCD0322V
Hello, We have a 1997 BMW M3 with a recurring engine check light and code # 251, but no symptoms. The first time in, the customer was in a hurry, so we replaced the fuel filler cap with a factory one and cancelled the code, which turned off the check engine l... Trouble codes: 251 (Minor tank leak)
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Ignition switch &| Shifter VIN: WBAGJ8322W
Hello Group, We have a 1998 BMW 740iL E38 in the shop with the steering lock/ignition switch stuck in the on position. Key can also be easily removed from lock cylinder. Gauge cluster is active and shifter can be moved through gears. Key can't be turned at al...
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Hi, I have this bmw that is driving me crazy, 3 days ago I got this car with evap small leak and large leak codes as well as secondary injection low flow codes. So we repaired evap problem with new fuel cap, secondary air injection was also repaired due to rup...
2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L air bag light VIN: WBABM3346Y
I have a BMW with air bag light on and a fault code of 0D DRIVERS AIRBAG STAGE 2, can't find any info on this fault and dealer won't supply any help? Fault code is being read with Modis scanner.
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBB328DF22
Hi, all members: I got a 2001 BMW X5 3.0L, the engine occasionally die or lose power when the DSC/CHECK ENGINE/BRAKE..5 warning lamps come on. Once you start engine again then the power is recovery. I got code from DME: IDLE SPEED CONTROLER FAIL MECHANICALLY...
2003 Buick Century 3.1L low air pressure light VIN: XXGWXXXJX3
I saw this car for the first time today. The elderly lady driver hit a curb with the right front wheel. Now the low tire pressure light remains lit. All tires inflated to 35 PSI. Scan reveals Code C1245 low air pressure. The info I find on this says C1245 is r...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L dies at times VIN: 1G6KD54Y3V
customer complaint is that is dies at times with no warning and at anytime like idling in gear or driving down the highway. it was in about two weeks ago and we drove it and when it died we lost fuel pressure and replace fuel pump and reflashed compuiter for p... Trouble codes: P0603 (pcm keep alive memory), P0741 (tcc perf or stuck off), P1599 (cc power mgmt mode or engine stall), P1630 (theft learn mode or system volt error), U1016 (loss of pcm communication), U1040 (loss of ebcm/ebtcm comm)
1985 Chevrolet K10 Suburban Silverado 5.7L tv valve VIN: 1G8EK16L7F
Howdy there, And first let me say,,, I knew better! I tried to talk him out of it but here we are... I built this unit 6mos ago and we put it in the CJ and are just getting it filled and noticed that the detent cable is impossible to move when running. After s...
1988 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.8L Surge, no power VIN: 2G1AW81W2J
car wont go over 20 MPH -- but will spin the tires from standstill - Problem is I got wrapped up into doing a scan -- all garbage and all screwy ( RPM 600 KOEO , MAT = 158 etc) so I "jumped" and replaced the ECM which had no improvement. Confirmed with a Mas...
1989 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC14K7K
This is my brothers brother inlaws truck [ we just haven't had any luck with this one]. Came in no power, stalling and a bad tip in. First thing we noticed was egr valve was coming on as soon as the throttle was pushed and would stick on after letting go. Most... Trouble codes: 42 (ets timing code.)
1991 Chevrolet Lumina Z34 3.4L lifter noise VIN: 2G1WP14X9M
Hi Fellow Gm techs. Have an oldy but beuty. Vehicle has lifter noise it comes & goes. Added oil additives better but still there. Oil pressure is at 50psi at idle. not famitier with this engine . is this a normal/abnormal reading. According to mitchell ther is...
1995 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3GNEK18K0S
Customer complained about vehicle shutting off at idle before engine was changed. Vehicle does not cut off now but stumbles at idle when the AC is off only.
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1JC1249T
Good evening to all the great techs out there in iatn land. Haven't had alot of time to look at above vehicle yet as it came in so late, but wanted to get some ideas from you all as where to possibly start. Here goes. Customer was driving vehicle along stretc...
1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L no power VIN: 1GCCS1440V
Vehicle has no power on acceleration... No missfires are present... vehicle runs smooth ...just lacks power. Have compared vehicle to like model ( same trans/ engine ) This vehicle definetley lacks power... other S-10 leaaves this one standing still.Tech 2 dat...
1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L headlights VIN: 1GCCS14W4V
customer came in said headlights on bright would go dim then bright. i tried at first but it didnt happen to me. come to find out the vehicle has to run for a while with the brights on to get it to do this..sure enough with the brights on, its like you are fla...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L tranfer case VIN: 1GNCT18WXX
vehicle came in for 4 weel drive stuck in 4 hi. Switch no action no lights. Pulled fuse and replaced woke system up. Ck codes found code 2 tranfer case encoder motor fault.ck voltages at encoder motor 5 volts refs and power grounds all fine. Replaced encoder m...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Air Bag light VIN: 1GNDT13W3X
After replacing the temp door actuator and test driving vehicle, the air bag light came on and stayed on. Code B1036 in computer(discriminating sensor circuit open or short. I cleared the code and it came back on immediately. The scanner said code cleared succ...
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GCCT19W1Y
Well guys and gals heres one for you all. We have a 2000 blazer in the shop that shuts off while driving. Usually does not happen with the first start of the day. If you start it and drive 5 miles or 50 miles it runs fine. It happens when you shut it off and s...
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1JC52451
Second post on this car. At this point, I'm lost. I can't catch the problem in the act. Now, car dies at random while driving as well as a very intermittent no start WITHOUT a check engine light at times. Wiggling the harness to the ignition module would kill ... Trouble codes: U1000
2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHG31R62
This van came in with compliant of check engine flashing, i get this beast in with no lights on at all hook up solis to get codes and po1o1 and p0300 in system( can't get it to happen to me! dont want to give van back just yet, would like some info on this! al... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass air flow curcit out of range), P0300 (Random Misfire)
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G134TD342
anyone seen this set up with ecm providing ground and not enough continuity to pull solenoid shut? I am leaning towards a bad solenoid , but during my tests I put 12v and ground to connections and solenoid works fine. bad driver? or will a weak solenoid refu... Trouble codes: P0440
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L brake pedal VIN: 456RSDF464
I'm having a problem with the brake pedal on this truck, the best way to describe it would be the brakes pedal sort of jumps a inch or so when applying the brakes hard. The vehicle can be in motion or even at a stand still, if you press the brakes hard the ped...
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L front wheels VIN: 2CNDL73F65
Vehicle has a high pitch noise when moving. It comes in about 25mph and stays there. It is not affected by turns or engine rpm. It is consistant with wheel speed. Braking does not deminish the noise. If put in neutral and left to coast, the noise would gradual...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3C8FY4BB01
Here's the story. Vehicle towed to wrong shop first, had crank sensor replaced , not fixed. taken to dealer who installed a used ECM and programed it given to customer and died again 1 hour later. Towed to me and I Tested crank and cam with scope. Still replac... Trouble codes: 1391 (intermitten loss of cam and crank)
1997 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Misfire VIN: 2B4FP2539V
this is the secretary's car its a fill in. came in with mil code po302 fellow tech changed tune up parts . same thing then checked noid lite flashing so changed injector still the same . checked for vacuum leaks with 2+2 none found ,checked compression 150 lbs... Trouble codes: P0302
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L rear axle seals VIN: 1B7KF23W3X
removed axles and hubs. bearings seem to be fine,and properly tightened. brake shoes are saturated and will be replaced, wheel cylinders also starting to swell. Dont see any nicks or cuts in seals. My question, has anyone else run into any problems with this. ...
2000 Dodge Durango 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Z2X
vehical stalls any time i pulled a code p0505 checked voltage at conecter had 11.5v and good ground cleand idel air motor and port tested motor no good replaced motor still same problem? Trouble codes: P0505 (idel air motor circuits)
2002 Dodge Viper ACR 8.0L module VIN: 1B3ER69E62
abs light on code 12 "right front sensor" checked the reading on test drive , reading is eratic at low speed. replaced sensor. abs light is back on same code . tested circuit between sensor and module , its ok. i think its the module , the problem is its 900 d...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L dash, radio, wipers VIN: 1D7HA18N13
Ok dodge guys i have a real hair puller on my hands here, i have a 2003 Dodge 1500 truck that has a communication problem in the pci bus. The dash is inop as well as the wipers and radio and all the warning lights are on. I cannott communicate with anything us...
1995 Eagle Vision TSi 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2E3HD66F4S
This car idles good, but as soon as throttle is increased the engine starts shuddering and missing. Both O2 sensors read rich and the fuel trim goes lean. The ignition primary and secondary patterns look good when condition occures. The injector pulse width is... Trouble codes: 43 (Ingition coil driver 3)
1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1F56C5DT5J
thanks to all in advance. this car came from another shop.acts like it is miss-firing at idle and is worse at higher rpms.have tried another dist. my self and checked wire from ecm to dist. and grounds for sheild. only thing i can find out of wack is, when it ...
1989 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L compressor VIN: 1FTCR14X4N
costomer had inop ac charged and dyed system worked fine came back 1 lb low found high side retro leaking repaired and charged now i have no power at the compressor i do have power at the pressure switch i jumed the switch and still nothing fuses are all good ...
1990 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L blend door and outside temp sensor VIN: 1FACP54Y4L
I am goin crazy.. i can run all the tests and everything comes out good but still not working.. I do the self test on the eatc controller and it keeps showing 02 03 04 codes.. i have used 4 different control heads from other cars.. no difference. outside temp ...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX15N1R
Truck has miss on cyl #2 under load. Traced down to #2 cyl loosing spark at dist cap under load. Pip waveform shows only 7 cyls have fire. Missing cyl 2 only under load. If I remove spout connector problem is gone. #2 will have good spark (jumps over 1.5 inche...
1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FASP15J3S
Here's the story: 1995 Ford Escort 2dr manual trans. A few years ago the engine was replaced probably due to some type of failure. A friend of mine bought it knowing the engine was replaced at one time but he had no details of it. Check Engine light was alway...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L steering VIN: 1FALP52U2V
okay, this one is a real head scratcher, for me anyway. a lady brought in this taurus because the power steering would become real tight and the radio would go off, i checked for an alternator. sure enough it was only charging about 12.7 volt, so i replaced th...
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Power VIN: 1FDJW36F9V
Vehicle came in last week with complaint of no power and hard starting. Vehicle can take 10 min to start, worse when colder(Seems to start up decent after it is warmed up) When first started, will not react to gas pedal (maybe 50 rpm difference)Idle switch is ... Trouble codes: P0344
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L fans don't come on till 210 VIN: 1FAFP6531W
contour came in with no fan operation and overheating. installed fans and temp senders all was fine then 2 months later came back for overheating the fans don't come on until 210 and only stay on until the temperature reaches 208 then shut off. never really ge...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FPRAR0869
i would like some info on this code as well as how to go about this problem ,i check all the info i have but come up with nothing ,any help would be greatly bneeded. phil Trouble codes: P1639 (vehicle id block corrupted not programmed)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21L94
this truck came to us after the customer was driving on the freeway and the number 8 spark plug came out of the head. he said it was running like a top when all of a sudden there was a loud bang and then a constant popping noise. we figured we would have to pu...
2005 Ford E-250 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTN524L55
vhe came in whith miss and code 358 (#8 ckt fault) replaced coil then it blew a fuse replace coil and fuse ran good no miss. came back to shop to install engine cover miss came back. and has not been able to get to stop missing sense has power to coil acope pa... Trouble codes: P0358
1997 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L No rear brakes VIN: 51501GTDT1
This truck every time that it comes in the shop has no rear brakes working at all(like no pressure), after we put all this new components trying to fix this problem, guess what? the problem still here! as far as we got we this, is that we put the unit on the l...
1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L shifter VIN: JHLRD1857V
i can n't shift the car out of the park unless i stick a key in to the emergancy shifting slide, customer was at an other shop and they changed the 15 amp fuse for brakes, horn & shifter and car was fine for few days ( some time few hours ), we checked the dra...
1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L torque converter clutch circuit VIN: 2HKRL1868X
po740 torque converter clutch circuit malfunction. where is the lock-up control solenoid assembly located? .5 is clock time for replacement, is it in the a/t or external?
1998 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Steering wheel shake VIN: JNRAR05Y6W
Customer states that the steering wheel will shake while hitting bump or dip in the road. Feels like the wheels shutter when problem occurs. We have checked the Front end parts and service bulletins. We suspect the problem is the rack and pinion. Has anyone el...
2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA24C9Y
After engine repair on this thing. cust. returned after two blocks with an amber light and restricted performance message. It lasted ten seconds with no performance issues. I drove him to work in his car(twenty five miles) and then back with no probs. After th...
1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L cruise VIN: 1J4FJ28S8T
the cruise will not work i tested every wire in system multiple times,all resistences and voltages are correct. i checked all bulbs replaced ecm ,stoplight switch, and clockspring, still no cruise. any other sugestions would be very apreciated the 12v supply f...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1J4GW4856Y
I need some help, this truck idles poorly and stalls out alot, it always restarts. The idle vacuum is about 16 inches and unsteady as if it has a bad valve. I did a leak down test and had no leakage on any cylinder, compression tests had 140 on all 6 cylinders...
2000 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 2.5L driveline VIN: 1J4FA59S5Y
Hello all, this wrangler has a mettalic clanking noise emminating from the differential and drive shaft area "only on deceleration" not under a load, the noise occurs anywhere for 15mph and up, also running the vehicle in gear at an idle on the lift will produ...
1976 Lincoln Mark IV 7.5L warning lights VIN: 6Y89A87690
Hi All: I need help identifying what this warning light is for. Printing on it is faded and I have no manuals. To the right of the driver is a warning lamp information panel. It has two colums of 3 warning lights with one seatbelt warning below. I need to know...
1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Shifting through the range VIN: WBA45A70B0
Car came in because it was smoking profusely. Fixed the smoke with a new/ improved modulator valve from MB. The car shifts from 1st directly to 4th after about 15 mph. I don't know much about automatics so I would like to know if there is any external adjustme...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L door locks VIN: WDBGA51E4T
Has new pump, several months ago, no system codes. Can see infrared sensor in mirror flashing when remote operated, but sometimes doors lock/unlock sometimes don't, also intermittant with key in door lock. Recycle #9 fuse, sytem may or may not operate for a fe...
1994 Mercury Sable GS 3.8L trans VIN: 1MELM5045R
I rebuilt this trans two years ago, all was fine until a few weeks ago. when it turns right, it will come out of gear until it straightens back out. we changed the fluid and filter, checked the tubes and seals, found no problem I added two extra quarts of atf ...
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1ZWFT6034Y
The Cougar was sent to us from another shop, they did nothing to it -- just passed it on. If the throttle is mashed about 3/4 the engine will bog and blow black smoke. If held wide open, it will eventually stall. If throttle is less, the engine will rev stron...
1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR07Y3X
we have this 1999 nissan pathfinder which was brought in from a used car dealer. this pathfinder came to our shop for a mil light we pulled the codes to find a po300 code (random misfire) no other codes are present. this vehicle has no skip and and runs like a... Trouble codes: P0300
2000 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3N1BBS1DXY
This car will start cold with a low idle and then shortly stall, as it warms up it will begine to idle fine but will stall at slight throttle opening, when it is at temp it will idle and as you open the throttle it has a major hesitation and lean misfire. at f...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA31A9Y
i have a nissan maxima 2000 3lt if car sits over night it starts fine shut off 3 or 4 times it wont start when turning over check cam crank 2 off them i have one spark on all plugs only wait 6 to 8 hours & starts fine a hand in this on would greatly be good no...

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2001 Audi TT 1.8L no fuel injection VIN: TRUSX28N81
Gentlements ! This car's fix but we misdiagnosed by the fuel pressure.Mechanic just think good wave form will bring good pressure.but the basis tell you:a good fuel pump is only! when it's spec. pressure & deliver correct amount. No fuel - no fuel injection !!...
2003 Audi A4 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WAULC68E53
Most replies said clogged oil pick-up tube. When oil pan removed found lots of carbon particles and sludge that did not drain during the oil change we did. Replace pick-up tube and oil pump. Problem solved. Recommened another oil change in 700-800 miles to cus...
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G4HP52K2V
Replaced fuel pump due to low volume and pressure on road test. This helped some with the idle issues. Removed and cleaned IAC.Performed idle relearn. Seems screws have a tendancy to break off in throttlebody. Both screws broke even with heat apllied to housin...
1993 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.4L Balance shaft VIN: 2G1WN54X4P
I got this car fixed right away with the responses I recieved, Thanks. In summary what I thought was a balance shaft was a dummy shaft LIKE ME, the timing belt was on wrong. The chain driven shaft that drives the oil pump (goes where cam shaft was in the old p...
1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCC519Z6S
thank you everyone who helped with their input. I found out that the vehicle has a leaky injector gasket, after replacing both injector and gasket, the problem still persisted, and more unrelated codes came up, so I am thinking of replacing the PCM. If this wo...
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W1V
So far I've received 22 replies and the vast majority have hit the nail on the head. Gasoline was leaking from the injection assembly up into the wiring harness behind the throttle body. The only debate seemed to be whether the gas was being pushed through the...
1998 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L starting system VIN: 1GCFG29RXW
first of all ,let me say thank you very much to all the technicians who responded to my help request & provided me with great information on this problem.o.k after replacing ignition switch & passlock sensor van did fine for awhile but then it went back to a n...
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC52451
Thanks for all your help. Read part 2 for more info as the car returned. I had many successful miles on it with a new PCM, but that was short lived. Trouble codes: U1000, U1016.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GCHK29144
Well as many of you suggested this vehicle was under warranty. The owner does not get along with the local dealer so he wanted me to make sure it was under the 100k powertrain warranty not an external problem such as a line leaking etc. We checked everything w...
1988 Chrysler LeBaron 2.5L Surge, Stall VIN: 1C3BJ45K1J
Thanks all who replied.The fix was a new MAP sensor and a minor vac hose split at the manifold. It did not show a code for the MAP circuit.Thanks again. Trouble codes: 23 (Air charge temp sensor or - limits).
2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD46R9Y
Well I installed the computer and all is well. Suprisingly, my Modus was able to program the VIN# and reset all adaptives. We ran the car for 2 days and no check engine light. I hope this helps all. Trouble codes: P1494.
2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C4GJ44GXY
hey guy, ok heres the deal with this thing. after reading all your replies to my help request. i started all over agian tring to find anything i could. after a couple OF days my snap-on dealer showed up with something that heLP me to figure it out. i had AN up... Trouble codes: P1391 (intermitten loss of camshaft sensor or crankshaft sensor).
1989 Dodge Daytona 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3XG24K5K
Thanks for the swift relplies. I had a couple people suggest a bad MAP or TPS but I had already checked these with the scanner and they were ok. Also was told to check the cap, rotor, and wires for correct seating. Someone else also suggested an exhaust backpr...
1994 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Hard shift at times, Slips on down shift at times VIN: JB3AM64J6R
Well, chalk this one up to one of those 'life lessons'. I did learn alot from this vehicle. Turns out, there is a LOT that is not 'supported' by my Modis and Genisys. Neither 'support' transmission for a Stealth (according to the company's). Nice to know. We d...
1995 Dodge B1500 5.2L backfire VIN: 2B6HB21Y3S
hello everyone, well i've spent alot of time on this van(most of which i will not be paid for). aside from checking internal component's of this engine i have pretty much done all the testing i could. injector drop, fuel pressure, checking to make sure ignitio...
1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1P3ES27CXT
The Neon is fixed,it was the CKP. I had tried to wiggle ckp, harness and connector when it would not start. I was seeing on scan tool that PCM was getting crank signal but injector noid light was not flashing steady. After reading more on injectors fireing and...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L ABS and red brake lights VIN: 1B7FL26X6W
Well this one turned out unexpected, Im still slightly confused, had several great replies and I checked wiring and continuity from front to back several times. I never had an actual schematic but found the problem by accident. I had cleared codes and went 30 ...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L door locks, radio, interior lights VIN: 1B7KF23611
thanks for the 5 replys that this post received. a 50a maxi fuse was blown causing no power to p/w fuse. replaced that fuse and everything worked until the radio was turned on, the fuse blew again, replace fuse again and replaced radio. problem solved. the max...
2005 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Blower Resistor, Harness VIN: 1D4HD48NX5
Many thanks for the seven great replies that I received. A special thank you goes to Eric from Maine who supplied Chrysler part #[...] as connector repair pigtail through 2004 model year. I special ordered this connector (my dealer did not keep it in stock...
1993 Ford Festiva GL 1.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNJPTO5H7P
Thanks to those who sent information on this problem. Much of the information was very useful, but did not solve the problem. We removed the timing belt, lined up the crank pulley on TDC and checked the #1 cylinder to see that it indeed was at TDC, it was! We ...
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L T/Case VIN: 1FMZU34X1W
Thanks guys, lots of good info. We replaced the clutch pack in the T/case, new clutch has a different design of clutch plates. Still not sure why they say not to seperate the clutches from clutch pack, came loose in the box from Ford. Checked tire circumferenc...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L electrical VIN: 2FTRX18W5Y
Hello techs Well this one is fixed. It turned out to be a coil on plug. Had several great responses. The spike the primary side shutting the computer down causing the trans to downshift to 2nd gear by not suppling power to the trans solenoids. Thank you all ...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L torque converter clutch VIN: 1FTZX17271
I got it fixed, finally! Thanks for all the replies. It ended up being the wiring harness touching the egr tube and had melted through the harness. It didn't touch all the time so that is why when I ran a resistance check for a short to ground it didn't show u...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L temp gage VIN: 1FAHP36301
sorry guys costomer came n got rig as to yhe replies some didint bother to read the whole thing others where sympathetic no real answers.not the only one same problem seen others posted,so it remains a mistery
2003 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4H567HYT
hey, thanks everyone for helping replaced dpfe sensor checked egr ports cleaned reset computer all is good.p 1000 is still on so i told this women to drive atleast 27 miles and i should be able to clear it if it doesnt do it its self,agian thanks ladys ,gentle... Trouble codes: P1000, P1408, P1780.
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FAFP71WX5
I cannot duplicate the 15 amp fuse blowing for the pcm and mass air flow. a fuse will last ablout 1 or 2 wks then blow, sad to say , I put in a 30 amp fuse and will wait to see what tears up, and hopefully get to the root of the problem!
1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKDT13W5V
thanks for all the replies even some smart a-- replies.those who said a ignition switch hit it on the head,vehicle runs and comes out of park like a new one thanks again to all the fixes.
1998 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L heater VIN: 1GKCT18WXW
Well I don't what to do with this. I have 2 replys of broken doors in the heater case and a guy from Delphi that said it's normal. At this time we are going to do nothing since it's getting cool and see if it gets worse. I will check other Blazers as they come...
1997 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L hard downshift VIN: KMHJF24M6V
Thanks to Jeffery [...] for bringing up Hyundai's website and tech support, www.hmaservice.com It showed the TSB for wiring problem. get to that in a second. see below for shortcut to how I tested it. It was 2 broken wires from the gear selector switch to the...
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB82B01
Sorry for the delay but I was waiting for the car to return to trysome of these ideas on it. seems like everyone had about the same idea of the MAF being bad. also the O2 may not be programed right, and the timing could be off.. thanks for the help Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system to lean bank 1).
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D52
thanks for all responses to reply to some this car didnot have a maf,flex pipe not leaking,used a bosch o2 with same pn as original,no exhaust manifold cracks,fuel pressure ok we did find a voltage drop at battery ground cable which we repaired customer picked... Trouble codes: P0133.
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W41
Had customer return vehicle to shop for another attempt to repair.Customer is putting unit up for sale andjust wanted check eng. lamp turned off,still couldn,t get scanner to communicate.Checked serial and data,ground,bat. power at DLC;all good?Scanner works o... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172, P0174, P0175.
1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L 1-2, 3-4 upshift VIN: SAJKX604XX
The Jaguar is delivered. I was incorrect in identifying the fill port. It is on the passenger side at the rear right corner just above the pan, with an 8mm hex plug. I followed the Mitchell fill instructions and all the shift problems went away. Thanks to the ...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L 3-4 shift inhibited when hot or when under hard lo VIN: SAJDA01C0Y
sorry for the delay in closing first of all thanks for all the responces, have logged many miles to verify repair as we replaced the solinoid block asembly and all is well. thanks again to iatn members for this and past help steve
2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L MIL Lamp on, VIN: SAJDA24C9Y
Customer left it with us to figure this one out. Turned out the passenger side cam advance mechanism had failed. It caused all sorts of weird codes and driveabilty problems. Replaced cam mech. and retimed that side. Test drove this car for over thirty miles an...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L blend door VIN: 1J4GZ58S1S
thanks for the replies- mike had the answer- we were placing the white servo motor bushing on the inside of the case! its fixed and we are a bit red in the face! iatn is the best - thanks greg and crew.
1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Thanks for the replies. After becoming totally frustrated with this vehicle, removed the PCM and disassembled, finding burnt circuit board. Customer insisted on sending PCM out to be rebuilt. Re-installed PCM after returned by customer, vehicle ran fine and wa...
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT8VK13T9P
Everything led to the engine computer, but did not have the intestinal fortitude to make the call. I sent vehicle to local Toyota/Lexus specialist. They had a known good component and verified BAD COMPUTER. I lost the sale but feel good about it. Customer is f...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L fan VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
thanks iatn members what i found was a bad cooling fan how i did this was i made a makeshift pressure tester from a trans pressure tester then i assembled it in line and watched the pressure although i did not know the specs on it i watched the pressure as i j...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WDBHA28E2V
The problem was the crank shaft sensor,was soaked with coolant froam a bad heater hose
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