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1999 Acura CL Premium 2.3L Electronic VIN: 19UYA325XX
This car failed the smog test due to the check engine light on. The code is PO740, Tourque convertor clutch problem. I do not know the exact describtion of the code. The engine and tranny is performing well, but the tranny code is on. All emission levels are g...
2002 Acura NSX T 3.0L window motor VIN: JH4N216X2T
Acura techs...please help, The driver's window will roll down fine. Intermittently the the driver's window will not roll up unless the switch is moved up, down then up again. I appreciate any guidance on this problem you can give. See related repair history be...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAGJ8323W
Attn BMW techs, I have a 740 il here that is acting very weird. We just installed a new water pump, radiator, t-stat, and rad cap- bled system. Vehicle originally came in with a waterpump leak. The car left ok. Cust went to double chk coolant next day when veh...
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Engine
The instrument cluster has a LED for service. I reset the oil lamp and service light, But the LED has not reset. The LED has 4 Green bars, 1 Yellow and 1 Red. I Have a Modis with Euro. Any Ideas on how to reset the LED Bar? Thanks Randall Randall [...]
2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Loss of coolant VIN: WBAGG83451
This car has been in and out of our shop for a while now. This is the first time I have had the chance to look at it. Customer is complaining of a loss of coolant of about 1/2 to 3/4 of a gallon every couple of weeks. No visual signs of coolant residue around ...
1993 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L heater core VIN: 1G4CW53L6P
Someone please help me. This car is driving me crazy. I have replaced the heater core 6 times in the last 6 months. They keep leaking from the seams. I dont think that electrolysis would do this normally that would make a pin hole. However I have flushed the s...
1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L Misfire VIN: 2G1WN52M8T
vehicle has returned to our shop 3 times in two months with # 2 cyl misfire , the problem is always the spark plug. something is making the plug misfire. the plug is always clean and looks normal,no oil or buildup of any kind. Trouble codes: P0300
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L fuel lines VIN: 1GNEK13R0T
This is probably not a *true* tech line question but need the "years" of experence found here. In replacing the fuel tank in this Tahoe I mangled the fuel lines to the fuel tank --the return an the supply lines . In honestly just didn't realise they were ther...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L suspension VIN: 1GNEC13T81
This trailblazer makes a creaking/squeaking noise when the brakes are applied at a low speed and the front end dips down,right when it stops completely.We can make the noise by rolling slowly and stabbing the brake pedal which causes the front end to dip and s...
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L overheat VIN: 3C4FY48BX4
hey all, heres another chrysler that is having me pulling my hair again. the same local car lot brought me this pt cruiser in for a overheat problem. their tech installed a cooling fan assembly and that did not solve the problem, so i performed a coolant press...
1990 Dodge D250 5.9L Daytime Running Lights VIN: 1B7KE2686L
Hello, all. This Canadian pickup has daytime running lights which are inoperative. Checked all fuses in the fusebox first, all ok. My Mitchell has no info regarding DRL, and a tech friend from another shop tells me his Alldata also shows nothing. Can anyone he...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7HC16X7V
I cant figure this one out at idle this truck seems to have a misfire condition it vibrates like a mug. Misfire counters are 0. I removed belt to rule out fan clutch vibration. Scope looks good on all cylinders. No codes hc's are a little high at idle. st fuel...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2B46P2435W
Here's one to sleep on over the weekend. This mini-van came in from our sister shop in another city. The symtoms are hunting/surging. Idle is normal until closed loop occurs, then it acts like a vacuum leak. The RPM dips until it almost dies and then catches i...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B4JB25Y0X
vehicle came in as a no start condition. found engine full of fuel. drained engine oil and gas from crankcase. tried to access computer, but only will allow intermittently. when accessed will kick me out after ten to fifteen seconds as no comunication. I think...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L Blower motor resistor VIN: 2B8GP74LX1
Owner complains of no blower operation except on high speed. The resistor blows its thermal limiter after a number of weeks. The blower motor draws anywhere from 4 amps to an intermittent 16 amp spike on start but if I understand it correctly the motor current...
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4GP25B92
I have this van that will die on the road intermittently. I scanned it for codes and there none. I just drove it around the block and it stalled. When it stalls and you go to start it there is no crank. It is completely dead. The dash guages come on and the he...
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS48N32
now that the job is finished, the car starts hard, dies as soon as you take your foot off the gas pedal and sets a fault code p01391 for intermittent loss of cmp or ckp. my question is, do you have to sink the cam and crank sensor when you replace the head gas... Trouble codes: P1391
1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR10A3K
Hi! Seems like I'm in over my head again.One of my techs replaced the timing belt on this vehicle as a maintenance item while replacing the water pump.In the process he managed to break 1/2 of the Crank sensor.Didn't take too long to figure out what was wrong...
1991 Ford F Super Duty Custom 7.3L 2-3 3-4 shift VIN: 2FMDKF38M6
Have this truck that came in from another shop. transmission was replaced twice for no shifting. Ran for codes only one had was (23) FILP out of adjustment. Ran thru troobleshooter & it says that if koeo test is done on a diesel w/o depressing gas pedal code w...
1996 Ford Aerostar XLT 4.0L shifting MIL VIN: 1FMDA31X9T
We Scanned computer and found codes P0756 shift sol B perf/stuck, P0732 incorrect gear ratio 2, P1780 Trans. ctrl sw. circ. out of range, pintested solenoids and wiring and found OK, we then replace the computer with factory reman. part, now we get codes P0705...
1997 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start
this car on some days it would run great start with no porblems and you can drive all day maybe a week or two or three but sometimes you can park this vehicle and would not start aswell as have no fire to ignition coils when it would not start,replaced cam sen...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Timing Chain & Ballance Shaft VIN: 1FMDU34E1V
Hello there, This is the first attempt at these timing chains in our shop. The customer is complaining of no power and engine noise. Running the engine and checking the cam/crank relationship shows that the left bank has jumped some teeth. I tore the front cov...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRX18L4W
After replacing the ECM for the internal failure code of 605 the vehicle now runs well but after sitting the idle surges. The O2 sensors are showing real lean after idling for a few minutes. The MAF has been cleaned and all voltages show as designed. The sweep... Trouble codes: 605 (original code calling for ecm replacement which we have done), 171 (lean condition R/bank 1 adaptive at limit), 174 (lean condition L/bank 2 adaptive at limit)
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Front park lights VIN: 1FTRE14211
Caught by the NC inspection , the front park lights do not work . Turn signals OK , rear park lights OK . I am without a wiring diagram and am asking if there is a GEM module that the front lights work through . No burned or HOT terminals in the switch connect...
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Steering VIN: 1FMZUT3E02
When turning steering from side to side steering wheel shimmys or shakes. This also happens when turning corners. This is a power steering shake and not comming from ball joints. Any ideas would be appreciated.
2003 Ford Excursion XLT 6.0L rotors VIN: 1FMSU41P13
This vehicle was originally serviced at another shop. Front brake pads and rotors were replaced at 49000 miles. Customer experienced vehicle shaking when braking. Customer took vehicle to Ford. Ford service writer said problem is due to after-market parts inst...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNW21P43
Hey all you Ford diesel techs, I need some help. I got this 6.0L 03 F250 Super Duty with oil in the coolant, but It doesn't have any coolant in the oil. It also spins over real slow sometimes, and looses power sometimes, and has a hard start sometimes. I have ...
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L No Start, electrical VIN: 1GKDT13S32
Hellooooo Techs.this envoy originally came in for passenger side door lock inop,pass side climate control stays cold. door panel was removed & door lock actuator wires tested for signal. none their both grey & tan wires grounded all the time. looking at the sc...
1995 Honda Passport LX 3.2L transmission VIN: 4S6CM58V25
thank you in advance for any help with this one, we received this car from a local transmission shop they rebuilt the transmission for this problem, it will alway go into limp mode and stay in third gear you can manualy shift transmission but will not do it on...
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1HGCG1659X
If you decelerate on an up hill untill car reaches about 5-10 MPH then accelerate, the trans feels like it is sliping and then pops into gear or there is a harsh down shift. It won't do it if you are in D1 or D2. I beleive it is a slip. The fluid was black whe...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Steering VIN: 2HKRL1868Y
would thank you in advance so this honda as you drive slow down the road the steering wheel will start to shake back and forth if you let go of steering wheel you can watch it and car will pull right going down the road at 30 + car does not act up only driving...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Power Sliding Door VIN: 2HKRL18672
Thanks in advance for any help. I usually have pretty good luck with these sliding doors. However this one has me puzzled. The problem is that intermittently the sliding doors will not operate with either the main switch, remotes, or door handles. Both doors a...
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L Surge VIN: KMHCG45C71
hello fellow techs; this accent has idle hunting problem intermittently sometime cold but not always no codes but customer claims seeing ck engine coming on no history or pending codes in ecu.i don't see alot of these cars any help will be apprreciated.thank ...
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JNKAY21D0P
tHIS CAR CAME IN WITH LOW POWER ON ACELL. WILL NOT REV PAST ABVOUT 2200 RPM. saw post for timing trouble because cam crank sensor slipped. base timing seems ok at about 15 deg at idle. When reving up timing sometimes retarddss to -5 deg. traced out the code 34... Trouble codes: 34 (knock sensor)
1989 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ78L3K
This jeep came in on the hook with a no start.First checked spark (none),injector pluse (none), fuel pressure, good at 37lbs. Has 3/4 tank of gas.After many hours of testing I have determind that the injectors do not fire while cranking but only light off when...
1990 Mazda MX-6 DX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1YVGD31B6L
we have this 1990 mazda mx6 2.2 non turbo that will not start unless you open the throttle. it was towed in for the no start/hard start concern and stalling. we replaced the pick up coil and igniter because of high resistance. now vehicle will stay running. ru...
1977 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1231301204
This is my project car.Rebuilt engine and drove a couple of times then parked.Now 4 years later.On test drive trans flares on 2-3 shift.All gears work fine except for flare.No slipping in any range.Drain and refill shows fluid looks new.Replaced with new dexro...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.4L fuel gauge VIN: WDB2020262
The fuel gauge either reads full or empty:It will read empty when tank is less than 1/2 full and full when tank is over 1/2 full. We tested sender units. They appear to be working ok.(ohms tested ok.We operated floats "in circuit", that gives same high or low ...
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3AH86C66
Mits Tech's I truely need your help, Please. I need the pin layout for the ecu on this car. You can email me at [...]. It would be truely appreciated. Thanks In Advance. Kats
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 5N1ED28Y4Y
Thank-you in advance for a least reading this post, I am sorry it is so long, but I have alot of info., and no results.Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.Vehicle has been to dealer and others. Problem is an intermittant cranks but no start condition, seems...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07X91
I am posting for another tech. Customer has been driving this for 2 years with the "check engine" light on. Runs normal. Found 4 codes stored: 1) P0420: Catalist efficiency 2) P0158: Bank 2, sensor 2 o2 sensor voltage high 3) P0160: Bank 2, sensor 2 no activit... Trouble codes: P1145 (Manufacturer code fuel/air metering)
1989 Plymouth Voyager SE 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2P4FH45K9K
Aloha to you all, This van was given to me after this poor guy threw a bunch of new parts at it with out success. The van has an intermittant surge at idle. It also cuts out without any warning at idle all the way up to 3000+ RPM. One of the things that has me...
2005 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Dask lights & starter VIN: 1G2NE52E45
Got a 2005 Grand Am in that the people said they had to jump to start the last few times they drove it. I went to start it and NOTHING happened. I did a battery test and found the battery to be good. I pulled the starter off and tested it in the bench and it s...
1992 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L struts VIN: JT2ST87FSN
Hello I got this celica in due to a noise in the front right. On the road test I heard the noise which seems to me like a bad strut or mount. When I put it on the lift I checked the ball joint and sway bar link all seemed tight. I know there were lots of troub...
1992 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Surge VIN: WVWCB515ON
hello techs; this volkswagen surges real high + low only when cold , runs new after engine warms up . the 2-sensors on top of thermostat [coolant ] have been changed.not sure on testing fault codes. novice on this veh. tia. tf.
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H2T
I need some help from you VW guys. Id like to thank everyone who takes the time to offer help. This car origanally came in with p0132 (no upstream o2 signal). I found a vacuum leak & repaired. Also checked o2 voltage with dvom, sensor worked but only switched ... Trouble codes: P0134 (upstream o2 sensor-no signal), P0140
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3VWBB61C3W
Have this volks. that idles fine but when given throttle it bogs horribly. There are no fault codes. We have tried 2 mass air flow sensors, a new trottle body module, dropped exhaust. Car has good fuel pressure and volume. It acts just like a bad maf but not t...
1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1KS9600T
I began diagnosis with my Snap-on MT2500 to look for proper O2 sensor operation. On first hook-up, all OBD II readiness monitors were complete. However, car was operating in open loop and would not kick over to closed loop. O2 sensor readings on the red brick ...

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1984 BMW 325e 2.7L low beams VIN: WBAAB6404E
sorry guys it took so long to respond, and i regret to say the customer has picked up his vehicle. the only thing i found that wasn't working was the low beam check relay, which is a printed circuit board underneath the fuse box. the only way i could find it w...
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBAGF6328S
Hello all, We were unable to repair this vehicle and refered it to the dealer for further diagnosis. I was hoping for some input from the customer as to what the dealer found, but we thus-far have received no information. Many of those who replied suggeste...
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L Misfire VIN: WBAGJ8328V
Sorry for the delay in posting a fix. As everyone said the problem was with the pcv plate, pretty staight forward replacement- removed intake manifold and replaced gaskets & plate. Thanks again to all who replied.
1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L charge system VIN: 1G4HP52L7S
First of all, deepest thanks for all your help. As many of you suspected the vehicle had a faulty p.c.m. The output wire from the pcm to the L terminal at the alternator was not powered. I checked all the powers and grounds into the computer and all were good....
1998 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L Stall VIN: 1G6KE54Y1W
Sorry for the long time to close. I found the source of the noise while acellerating, there is a chain inside the transmission and it is believed that the chain is causing the noise on acelleration. I drove vehicle for week while client was on vacation, never ... Trouble codes: P1599.
1978 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L inner axle stub VIN: 1Z87C8S402
once again iatn comes through! john ,russel and chip all had aftermarket places to purchase new replacement parts that are not pieced together.i called 2 of them to confirm that fact. in wisconsin we are entering the storage season for old cars and this custom...
1989 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Disc Brake system VIN: 1GIYY3181K
First ofrf let me thank all those that have replied. All the suggestions were very helpfull in the quest to discover the problem. We eventually narrowed it down to the abs Hydraulic assembly. Turns out the vehicle had been sitting in a garage for almost 2 year...
1990 Chevrolet Celebrity 3.1L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall
Well, guys a lot of you hit it right off, after talking to the other techs, they replace map,crank sensor, tps, ecm, fuel pump/filter. I straight to the injectors, checking the connector behind the plennem, I got 6.1 for bank 1 and 2.4 for bank 2, taking the p...
1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GNEL19WXW
The fuel pump fixed this van. I put an original equipment pump module in and road tested it. I let it run for a good long time to be sure. I don't know what caused this pump to fail a second time but did ask the customer to try not running it super low on gas.... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L suspension VIN: 1G1JF12T6X
Thanks for all the input, almost all the replies led me to the drive axles. I replaced both axles and the problem has gone away. Because the vehicle has been lowered I informed the customer the problem may re occur in the future. At this time the vehicle is wo...
2000 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L heater blower VIN: 1Y1SK5282Y
First of all i want to thank everyone that replied to my post. We gave the car back to the coustomer and told him that the blower on this car will run when the key is on, or the car is started in the off position.
2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDU03E1Y
Thanks to all who replied,esp. Andy from North Carolina who was kind enough to email me with diag. flow chart.Well after manualy activating all valves and finding they were all ok and finding that no matter what I unplugged the scan tool would not activate eva... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap sys.vent control malfunction).
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Misfire VIN: 1GCHK23111
thanks to all that reported back on this problem, by using the temp. of the exhaust ports i pinpointed which injectors were not firing correctly and replaced two injectors and that took care of the problem. thanks for all the help.
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Power Steering Pump VIN: 2C4GM68465
Thanks for all 15 replies in trying to fix this noisey Pacifica.The bottom line is the p\s pump is still excessively noisey after replacing the pump with a new Chrysler unit (warrantied by parts dept),flushed & blew thru the lines (clear),bled system as per TS...
1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L engine VIN: 1B3ES22C3T
The Neon is finally running. I removed the crank sensor so I could watch crank timing notches as the engine was turned over by hand. I found a rectangular piece of metal stuck beside the third notch of the crankshaft counterweight. We took a [...] screwdriver a...
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Lights VIN: 1B7K23C8TJ
Had 6 replies, several mentioned the head light switch, 1 the Central Timer Module and 1 the DRL Module. Headlight switch didn't seem to fit as the dash lights stayed on with the switch removed. Vehicle didn't have DRL. As I dug deeper, I found the wire runnin...
1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5L No Start VIN: 4B3AU42N2W
Ok folks, first thanks to all who answered, it sometimes take the minds of many to get things done. Now for the problem, it was the PCM as I thought. Just an FYI, again as I thought the signal for the spark and fule/pulse comes from the same place and the only...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L spacer VIN: 1B7KF2365W
It looks like that this spacer is a factory part that can be found on the right side of these trucks. The reason varies for it's use, to cure rubbing, brake pull or just pulling to 1 side for no reason. I took this one out to see what would happen, & it seemed...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions, OPACITY AT 50.00MPH VIN: 3B7KF2369Y
thanks so much for the ones that replied, problem was inject cabon build up clean and retest passed. thank you
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7KC23ZX2
A lot of the replies I received I had already tried. I did get a few new ideas from some of them but none of them got me anywhere. According to my information the 02 model has bus termination in the PCM and the cluster. I couldn't get any info from any of the ...
1992 Ford Thunderbird 3.8L burning oil VIN: 1FAPP64R3P
I spoke to the tech I wrote in for and he's going to replace the engine again. From the replies we learned that the supercharger contains it's own oil supply so it couldn't be burning engine oil. The other replies, bad PCV valve etc., were helpful, but all thi...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E2W
This vehicle was repaired by finding and fixing the vacuum leaks. The rubber seals around the lower intake plenum were very hard and deformed. Replaced all related seals, including upper plenum seals, the IAC seal, and the tuning valve gasket which was leaki... Trouble codes: P0171 (bnk 1 lean), P0174 (bnk 2 lean).
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L engine VIN: 1FMZU72X3Y
Customer declined further repair. Do suspect cracked flexplate. Thank you for all the replies.
2000 Ford F-150 4.6L No Start VIN: IFTRWO7WXI
Check crank position sensor for consistenty in wave form. Found that intermittently lose signal to PCM. Check connectors at sensor and pcm . seems okay. Found sensor faulty. Replaced sensor. Seems okay. Thanks everyone for your help. Jaime
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L pinging /lack power VIN: 1FTRW07W01
thanks for the advice.did not come to any conclusion.we replaced the maf sensor and check the design of the pistons.but still has the pinging problem.who knows? customer will bring back at a later date for further check out.thanks to everyone again. Trouble codes: P0325.
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L wiper motor VIN: 1FMZU72E12
Thanks to everyone who answered the help request. All of the replies were right on. Replacing the Wiper motor was the fix. We did replace the relays as a preventive thing due to excessive build up on the relay contact points. Once again thank you!
2002 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Heater Core VIN: 2FAFP71W82
We flushed out the cooling system again. Most of the suggestions were to add a restrictor in the inlet hose to the heater core and the installation of a dedicated ground on the inlet side of the heater core. We had already done both of these as per the Ford TS...
2000 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GTHK34R6Y
The truck has been gone for about 4 weeks now relaced gas cap like many of you said. Thanks to all of you who responding iatn is always great thank you
1992 Honda Accord DX 2.2L Stall VIN: 1HGCB7544N
All replies that led to ignition switch and key chains were correct. When key is in the run position it shows at about 8:10 on the clock. Client had several items attached to keys. When hitting a bump ignition switch was pulled towards the stop position by the...
2005 Infiniti G35 3.5L Cluster VIN: KNKCV51E65
Hello all and thank you for the input. John [...], responded with good input. The conclusion is that the REV is displayed all the time, and when you reach a customer programed rpm denomination a lig...
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Fuel pressure VIN: SAJHX1742R
Most of the replies addressed items already tested. The main culprits have turned out to be the O2 sensor relay that powers the fuel pump relay; replacing that solved the lack of pressure bnuild-up during cranking. The other helpful tip concerned the in tank p...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L instrument cluster
thanks for the replies toSamuel [...], they came back , were ins...
1998 Lexus LX470 4.7L battery VIN: JT6HT00W4W
Thanks to the 4 replies all complied that average draw should be around .03 amps after discharge. We did find the draw to be from the tilt and telescopic steering wheel control unit. We pull the unit and found corrosion at plug tryed to clean with no help. Cus...
1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2221S
The white biodegradeable tee fittings had all turned to dust. We renewed all of them and the total fuel trims at idle went back toward zero on both banks. Before the repair LTFT was 12% and STFT was about 12% on the worst bank. The other bank was in the low 20... Trouble codes: P0170 (Lean mixture B1), P0173 (Lean mixture B2).
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L power seat and windows VIN: WDBRF52H96
Many thanks to all who took thier time to give information on this vehicle.With zero information in Alldata, and a limited amount of experience with 'cans' I have opted to let this vehicle go to the dealer. I replaced all of the units that were submerged. On...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D7S
well after many hours of agrivation of using a scope and a scanner I took all of your advice. Just out of sure luck I had a niss altima come into our shop the same year and engine.So I tried the m.a.f off of a known good one and sure enough no more stalling. w...
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Camshaft VIN: 4N2XN11T8Y
We ended up pulling the head off this van & I'm glad we did because of the importance of checking end play. We had to get a differnt shim to obtain the proper specs on the new camshaft.The van is done, running good & gone. What a project that started out being...
1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass GL 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G3NB52JDX
First of all I give my sincere aprreciation to all the techs who took their valuable time to help me on this vehicle. There were many good suggestions involving, injectors, injector wiring and vacuum leaks. We ended up removing the intake manifold to check for... Trouble codes: P0306 (misfire 6 cylinder).
2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L fuel injection sistem inop VIN: 4317416626
I want to thank to paul neerhof, chase millar bice,mark [...],carlos fernandez,and all who took their time to help me. thanks a lot. the fix electrical part for ignition key.javier
1971 Porsche 911 .0L Misfire VIN: 9111100684
thanks to rick,richard,henry and skip all is well they had they firing order all screwed up thanks to all car runs great IATN is a great place for techs to keep from banging their heads and get real help from other techs that have been there.GOD BLESS all..chr...
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