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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH68D2Y
This car came to us with a broken bank 1 converter pipe , it had several codes but the right side or bank 1 converter was broken so we relaced converter the front o2 sensor on that side. We now have a code p1118 being set instantly upon start up, we did a comp...
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD52Y3T
Car came in with a no start and theft deterant problem car may not restart message on IPC.Could not communicate with any computer on class 2 data line with TECH 2 or IPC.Diagnosis is to unplug all modules and check data line for ground or short to power,both O...
1999 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L ignition switch VIN: 2C3HD46RXX
Weird starting on this one. When I turn the key to start position and hold it there, the starter will sometimes have no response for a few seconds, and then start cranking. The delay is usually about 5 seconds, but vary from 1 to 8 seconds. Before replacing th...
2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL45T63
I have this sebring here with an intermittent check engine light on with code 1391 it only comes on during cruise on freeway or light acceleration when vehicle is at operating temp. I checked out wave patters on both ckp and cmp and found no irregularites. Ive... Trouble codes: 1391 (intermittent loss of cmp/ ckp)
1996 Ford Probe GT 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVLT22B5T
I have a 1996 Ford Probe GT with a Japanese motor, still a 2.5, but with the stock electronics. only difference is there no egr valve on this motor. Problem is intermittent. one minute the car starts no problem other times will not start. when car does start, ...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZA51U5X
keep getting p0141 for h02b1s2 heater circuit problem. we replaced o2 on 10-24 and vehicle returned with cel illuminated and same code present. did flow chart diagnostic from alldata and keeps pointing to a faulty 02. replaced 02 againd yesterday on cel comes ... Trouble codes: P0141 (htr problem h02b1s2)
1994 Geo Prizm 1.6L radio VIN: 1Y1SK538RZ
radio is lock,ed anyone know code? am'fm' cassette
1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L rear wiper
this honda came in with problem with front intermitant wipers not working and rear wiper not working correctly. i replace the wiper module near pass. kick panel that fixed the front wiper problem but not the rear one.the rear wiper will stay on when you start ...
1984 Jaguar XJS 5.3L cooling fan VIN: SAJNV5847J
Hello Jag-er Meisters... I've got an xj-s that the engine cooling electric fan runs whenever the key is on.I am working out of a Mitchell electrical manual,pre 1990 edition for that year.The big clunky ones with all the wiring diagrams.The diagram is showing o...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Stall VIN: 2MEFM75W5X
stalls always with low codes..scan data reads normal except for ect.reading -8 degrees farenheight.wiring diagram shows that gauge and pcm share the same sender.gauge reads normal and will peg when grounded.can't get -8 reading from pcm to change when...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L 1st gear.2-3 shift VIN: 4M2ZU86E02
I need help with this 5r55 trans.Came in with a broken intermediate band. I replace all components listed in the TSB on this problem and now when sitting awhile like at a stop light,I can feel the trans bump and when I try to accelerate, the trans slips. When ...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D9S
Hello IATN group,thanks in advance on this problem car of mine.this car is hard to start when temp drops to minus 5 degrees celcius or colder ,will start okay on plus degrees ,already replaced cmp,front crank sensor.found one similar post somebody suggested to...
1999 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G3HN52K1X
This vehicle originally came in with stalling at stop and ses light is on. We found two tps codes. Tps measured .33 at idle. Tps was replaced and now measured at .45. Car test drove well and was returned to customer. Three days later car is back with ses light... Trouble codes: P0122 (p1107-), P1107 (p1122-), P1122 (testing and results)
1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G3WE4748T
this is my car have a problem lately car drives fine drive for an hour shut off then restart and car just dies. its losing spark but has injector pulse. when i changed the maf the ran great for a week then same prblem occurs. only code is crank sensor code. so...
2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L MIL Lamp on, CLUSTER GAUGE VIN: YS3ED49Z12
vehicle has intermittent check engine light po116 engine coolant temp sensor. the sensor was replaced,mounted under throttle body. the ecm has accurate readings fr0m the sensor but gauge reads cold. tech 2 was used to activate gauge and gauge works in cluster.... Trouble codes: P0116
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YV1LZ5645W
Have a 1998 V70 Cross Country model here. It has a very intermittent issue where it will stumble at idle. Feels like a misfire but no misfire codes set. It happens very quickly and car is back to running how it should within about 2 seconds. customer states so...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L control head VIN: W06VR52R6V
thanks to the help we received,we were able to confirm our suspicion of a faulty control head.we also found a service bulletin on all data,no:81-83-11 that recommends replacing the ecc control head with a updated part # 9138299.will also required programing wi...
1989 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GNDM15Z4K
thankyou to everyone who replied. glad to say it has been a couple of weeks with no problem. the rear end had some bad axle bearings. no more vibration thanks
1988 Chrysler Daytona 2.2L Headlight Door VIN: 1C3BA64A7J
Thanks to Christopher [...] for taking their time to help. All of you contributed to the fix. The module receives a signal(high amp draw)from the motor as it come up against the stops which are adjustable. The module turns on the m...
1994 Ford Escort LX 1.9L engine temp VIN: 1FARP11J2R
Well thanks for all the help. It was a bad themostate housing put a used one on and it fixed the problem thanks again.
2000 Ford F-150 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX18W6Y
Hi Everyone and Thanks For all Help, Well I'm going to call this one a fix. I talked to the customer the other day and it has been 2 weeks with no problems. Thanks to Craig [...] for your repli... Trouble codes: 340 (cam sensor loss of signal).
2002 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L coolant VIN: 1FDXF47F22
The customer is still driving the truck. I put a couple bottles of stop-leak in, and it does not seem to be cooking the antifreeze out very much anymore. The consensus seems to be that it is likely the headgasket or a cracked head. One good suggestion was to r...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S2R
It's finally fixed!!! Thanks for all the great replies. It ended being ECM. Checked everything once again just to make sure. Got brave and took ECM apart, found a capacitor burnt up. Sent truck to jeep and had new ECM put in and programmed. RUNS BETTER than ev...
1998 Saturn SC2 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 1G3N5SJ707
this baby is fixed now,this was a leak that we created during reassembly of the timing chain guide on the tensioner side.aparently there two bosses for some reason about 2 inches apart one blind hole in the block and one not so blind one in the head,thats wher...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1BC22K21
Thanks to all who responded. It took a couple of weeks for the car to act up, but we were able to narrow it down to the CKP sensor. After replacing the sensor, the car has not stalled. Thanks again, Steve
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