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1999 Acura TL 3.2L egr VIN: 19UUA5642X
Customer came with a check engine and found codes p0420, p0401 and p1457. I found a leak on the exhaust system which i fixed and also found a tsb on the egr to take out throttle body and intake and clean and drill a hole and put in a tube that comes with the e...
2001 Audi A6 2.7L booster VIN: WAULD64882
vehicle has no power assist, checked booster for fluid checked intake manifold vacuum- ok, check for codes in brakes & engine control units -none
2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L air suspension VIN: WAIYD64B02
came in with complaint; "rear of car sags overnight" started car, air pump very noisy, pump timed out, pulled car in, reset pump, no noise from pump, pump up normally, no codes. Car sat overnight, rear down in morning, started car, system pumped up normally, n...
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Computer issue
We do Forensic Mechanical Investigation, and I need a vender to read some information on a PCM for a 2002 BMW X5. Specifically, I need the mileage that was on the vehicle and the ID of the key last used to start the car. The rub is that the vehicle was involve...
1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L dash & park lights VIN: 1G4HR53LOP
Customer complaint of intermittant and then no dash lights over several day period. Checked and found no dash or tail lights. Checked connections @ light switch and LCM, checked fuses. I thought I saw the dash lights flash once, but not sure. Can not find a go...
1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L heater vents VIN: 1G6KD52B9R
thank in advance for any help ,this one is unusual,this is a automatic system controled only by temp setting for distribution from vents,my problem is that this car does not have a dual climant controll system but acts that way the driver side is usually ice c...
1996 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L oil consumption VIN: 1G6DW52P3T
this car is maintained on a regular basis. every three months or three thousand miles which ever comes first. customer came in at the end of november with add oil light on. changed oil and started oil consuption test, car uses one quart of oil in 998 miles. ca...
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1G1YY238XL
Hello all, I have a 1990 corvette that has 3 dead cylinders at all times, #5,6,7 CYLINDERS. Have scope tested igntion and even replaced all igniton components except internal distributor parts, have tested compression-good, have scope tested injector pattern...
1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GCEC19H4P
1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L high idle VIN: 1GBFG15M9T
This van has a high idle. It will idle at approx. 870 in park with 0 IAC counts. In gear it will idle about 675 with IAC counts of 14. No vac. leaks were found and the fuel trim numbers are 126-130. It has set a code for high idle. Customer also complains of a...
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L heater core VIN: 1GNDT13W11
Hi there, I'm having problems locating the proper procedure for r&r of the heater core in this little blazer. It has manual controls. My shop key says to remove the blower and evap case and flat rate is 8 hrs? If someone who has been there and done that can po...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDT13S32
This vehical will not crank unless headlamp switch is cycled. Will start almost every time then but not allways. When vehical does start all guages read O and Battery light is on. Dash light do not work even when it it running. Alt is charging correcly. Batter...
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J23
Customer came in with a MIL lamp on. Retrieve code P1815 Transmission range sensor malfunction. Just wondering if anyone has experience with this code. I am just trying to get information is advance. Trouble codes: P1815 (Transmission range sensor malfunction)
2003 Chevrolet Suburban K2500 6.0L underhood wiring
this is one of our fleet vehicles. It had all kinds of running problems, missfire codes , coil codes ect.found problem to be a broken wire in the middle of the large harness going to the engine. while repairing, other wires in the same area were quite worn loo...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L radio VIN: 1GCHK29U83
To Gm techs. Today we replaced a BCM on this truck with a used one. Everything was OK until we found that the steering wheel button (radio) was inoperant. Not able to change the tuning or adjust volume. The button on the radio are OK. We checked the two wires...
2004 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Theft Deterrant VIN: 1GNDX03E04
This van will not start sometimes. Intermittant- did not act up for me at all. It will not crank at all at times. Also, when he is driving, sometimes the security light will come on, the radio will not work, the gas guage goes to empty, and the bell will chime...
2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L Mechanical VIN: KL1TD52674
hello everyone.customer came in for oil change.i notice under oil cap white sludge. due to low mileage send customer to dealer. customer came back from dealer not under warrenty anymore. should be 3 years or 36000 mileage. he is my good customer. is there anyo...
1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L no communication VIN: 2C3HD56F8R
This LHS came to us in limp mode. We scanned trans module to find code 15,EATX relay always off. I checked the relays circuit to find that I did not have the fused power voltage at the relay(red/wht wire). I did have the 12 volts on the rest of that circuit, w...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L heat a/c system
Quick one - I do not have access to Alldata for this model. Original complaint was no heat. Its amazing that people take thermostats out and wonder why there is no heat. Oh yeah, thats to cover up the OVERheating condition! (figured that one already). Now its ...
2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L converter VIN: 1B4HS28ZX1
This is my personal car, The problem is with the tcc clutch, all the gears work fine, the tcc even works ok untill you get above 50mph, then it feels like it falls out, if you get up to 60-70mph and coast you can feel it engage and ease back into throttle it w...
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L immobilizer VIN: WD2PD64464
Happy New Year ! This customer left his dome lamp on last night and drained the battery. I went over to do a courtesy road service and found the error message "start error"(after getting voltage to the battery). The owner's manaul says the immobilizer is detec...
1995 Ford Aerostar 3.0L Cruise Control VIN: 2FTPX17L5Y
Hi guys, I have a '95 Aerostar in here for cruise control not working. Here's what I have so far. The customer had the cruise switch replaced. I'm thinking either its not getting a signal to the servo or the servo is getting a off signal from the brake circuit...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Erratic High Idle VIN: 2FMDA5148T
Car came to us with high erratic idle. Customer was told somewhere else that it was a major vacuum leak. Pulled upper plenum to inspect, found everything okay, EGR ports clear, nothing noted with manifold runners (linkages good, not excessive buildup at plates... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1)
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDA54RTW
Hi, all. I am just curious about installing the cam sensor without an alignment tool. I'm sure someone out there knows the procedure. I've heard it can be done. I have access to a tool, but I like to try all the options. Many thanks!
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L heat VIN: 1FTFF28W4V
vehicle has low heat at idle no heat driving.ect is 189 f cht is 352 f.vaumed air out of system to fill coolant.tried clamping upper and low rad. hoses off and does not overheat or change at all.clamped top hose off and drove 8 miles did not overheat in fact h...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX1764V
This vehicle came in with a plugged EGR port at the intake. The valve also some contained carbon deposits. We cleared the maniflod and replaced the EGR valve with a Ford factory unit. Testing the EGR by applying vacuum caused the engine to lope so we now know ... Trouble codes: P1408, P0401
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTJW36F2V
Need help please on this diesel.Came in complaint rough idle and no power.Test fuel quality drained about 6oz. water out of filter housing.Scan test po476,po344,po470.Pulled valve covers,watch spill ports 2bad.Decided to change all injectors because of mileage...
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPE1429W
Long term fuel trims are both at 25% and short term are mid teens at Idle or high idle. Driving vehicle under load long terms are 5 to 7 and short terms fluctuate +/-, but as soon as you let up or maintain cruising speed long terms return to 25%. Bleeding prop... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 system lean), P0174 (bank 2 system lean)
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP53U9X
had a noise in pump area,also trans would drop out of gear at a stop and then slip on take off. r&r side cover found pump veins and cover desroyed. replaced them. now everything works normally, with exception of late?harsh 1-2 shift.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FTNW21FOX
we rebuilt this transmission about two months. the thing came back this week with a harsh 2-3 shift only with about 3/4 throttle line press seams to be fine 40-45 when it shifts as stated replaced accumulator body per atsg suggestion any help would be app. t...
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, loosin fuel pressure VIN: 3FAFP11331
vehicle came in with a no power and rough running. plugs were fouled. replaced plugs. pcv hose had a hole in it. replaced pcv hose. performed a fuel pressure test and found that the vehicle was only making 18psi at idle. replaced pump and filter and the vehicl...
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14201
When I got this the mil light is on with code po 171 and po 174 Fuel pressure is good so I immediately check for vacuum leaks with a propane sniffer and checked the manifold as well as the pcv connections and found no leaks, Even used carb cleaner but no leaks... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2003 Ford Mondeo 2000CC Dash Display VIN: WF04XXGBBW
After driving for approx 30 minutes the instrument warning lights will come on and speedo,rev counter,temp and fuel gauges read zero (OFF) trip /distance blank Car still drives normal. All fuses and accesible wiring checked. Any help would be appreciated
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTZR15X3W
This is one for the Trans. guys. This trans will show overheating in hot weather, cool weather seems to be fine. Customer does occasionely pull a trailer that weighs approx. 6000 lbs. It takes a long drive for this to happen. I know heat build up is for one of...
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L reverse VIN: 1HGCM66554
Vehicle was in a crash and making horrible noise instead of reverse. Teardown found loaded w/metal, reverse gear and fork destroyed. Replaced with a stock unit. Reverse worked for less than 200 feet and ground apart again. Anyone beat up by this type of proble...
1991 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: LESCH58E3M
New vehicle, new customer. Vehicle came in hardly able to run with check engine light on. Ran self diagnostics and was only able to retreive a code 12, even though MIL was on steady. Cleared code and attempted to test drive. Vehicle ran fine for about 300 yard...
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58XXX
after replacing egr valve light & testing all wires,light comes on and goes of intermenttly with previous code present Trouble codes: P0401
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4S2DM58W91
The customer brought this vehicle to the shop complaining of a hard start / long crank after fueling. She also states that if she leaves the engine running while fueling that the engine will stall and be hard to start. The CEL has not come on when this has hap...
1989 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ38L9K
hey IATN gurus, this jeep is killin me. this thing runs great at idle, and cruising, also at moderate throttle, but as soon as you hit WOT it stumbles and hessiates and spits. back off a hair and away you go...you can also reproduce it in park by pulling throt...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L steering wheel VIN: SALLMAMA43
I need to remove steering wheel. I trying to discover how to do it. On the rear of both sides of steering wheel switches (radio, cruise switches) there is a little hole on the plastic cover. I suppose I have to remove both switch assemblies in order to reach...
1995 Lexus GS300 3.0L rotors VIN: JT8JS47E7S
Hi fellow techs. This has me scratching my head. The concern is the brake rotors keep warping but only when the car is driven on the highway.If he stays in town after we fix it the rotors stay true it is only when he drives aprox 40 miles or longer on the high...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JT6HF10U5Y
Car has same problem after after replacing parts . Any help would be greatly appreciated. thank you in advance for your time and knowledge.
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM97V2S
hey guys,this one is strange.blowing lean codes,short term fuel trim pegged at 25%.long term creeping right behind it everytime we reset the fuel trim.os sensors stay at .02v.at idle pulse width at 2.6ms.no vacuum leaks.current baro is 150(still a little low)i... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Liftgate and air susp VIN: 5LMFU28R53
There is no description in "ALLDATA" for how the taildoor or the air suspenion should work. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!
1992 Mazda B2200 2.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM2UF1234N
this truck is hard to start, when started have to fight to keep running, it will idle and run ok after a few minutes. check engine light comes on after about 10 seconds of running, codes have been cleared, sensor replaced and ecu exchanged with rebuilt, wirein... Trouble codes: 09 (coolant temp sensor)
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22111
this car is from a used car lot. came in with as missfire and code p0300. replaced plugs, wires, cap and rotor. after drive the miss came back. narrowed down to egr. removing the vacuum hose from the egr allows the engine to run smooth again until after drive ... Trouble codes: P0300
1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L reverse and all shifts VIN: WDBGA33E9T
vehicle came in slipping and harsh shifts. we rebuilt the transmission with a oem kit. replaced converter. now in reverse you have to let it slowly engage. it will neutral out under throttle. forward real light throttle we will get a 2-3 shift and 3-4shift. th...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4JGAB54E4W
I need some help on this ML mercedes techs. I got this vehicle from another shop that replaced the battery, after it was towed in to them. The tow company towed it only lifting two of the wheels off ground. After replacing battery the vehicle would only start ... Trouble codes: P1570, B1040
1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L r.f. floor VIN: 1MELM53S0T
water pours into r.f. floorboard only when it rains. windshield has been resealed and water problem is same
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ME53FM53S
mil comes on allways dies out but restarts surges at times cleaned injectors new fuel filter presure within spec Trouble codes: P0353
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L oil pump / engine VIN: 4A3AA46G7Y
Hi everybody. This car came in with a blown head gasket and no oil pressure and we reluctantly installed a used engine with a new oil pump from dealer. Everything was fine. Customer was out of town and the water pump started leaking. The shop that replaced the...
1993 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L ecu VIN: HOPX003201
Hello nissan tech or who ever can help with this one. This car came in with trans not shifting,checked for codes it has code #1 wich is the revolution sensor and code #2 is speed sensor,i cleared codes and trying to test drive as soon the car moves i lose comm...
1998 Nissan Frontier 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD21S3W
OK this one is taking alot of my time. Truck came in barely running under a load. checked fuel pressure would drop to 25 psi @ times, so I replaced the pump & filter. The truck then appeared to be fixed, however, after the air cleaner was put back on there was... Trouble codes: P0335, P0171
1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR07Y6X
customer has owned veh for aprox 50k ,and drives slow never hard acell, i explained about how carbon build up ,cust drove veh and under hard acell ses light came on ,check code found p0300, 1136 ,this veh does not have varible intake timing solenoid? check tim... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multi miss fire)
2000 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L in fail safe (3rd) VIN: AT HOME DO
Thanks for your time , Car came back about a week later,cust stated car would stick in 3rd , sometimes she could turn it off , restart and trns would shift fine. verifieyd complaint ,p0720 (VSS),intermittent as she said. rechecked connector ,wires ect. all app...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D72
Car came in with MIL on and inter stalling at idle. Code set was P0057 [oxy sensor heater circuit B2S2]. Reset ECU and code returns after driving a short distance. Checked and replaced sensor B2S2 [pink] harness. Code still returns and will stall inter. at idl... Trouble codes: P0057 (oxy sensor B2S2-heater circuit problem)
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L blower motor VIN: JN8DRO9X22
blower always on high even with a/c controler off.replaced fan amp module and now the blower will not come on at all. installed the old fan module and the blower goes back to blowing on high.replaced a/c control pannel electric,checked all wires & ground's no ...
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L code c1243 VIN: EOXM810092
c1243 replaced pack and pinion, pump, steeing wheel sensor. hard to turn like no power.
2003 Porsche 911 GT2 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAB29943
How do you clear trouble codes without a scanner
1991 Saab 9000 S 2.3L clutch cyl VIN: YS3CK55B8M
the clutch system gets air into it. And the customer stated the last time it happened the brake fluid( feed off the same) was low. Has anyone had problems with the abs system pushing fluid out to make problems with the clutch system. Any ideas and help is Grea...

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1992 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4CC2657N
Jeff from Maryland i had already done so, after talking with my customer about additional labor dollars for check out he came unglued and expected me to diag for our standard fee which includes a scan test if needed and 1 hour time. i had invested already 2.5 ... Trouble codes: 9 (cylinder id signal).
1997 Acura TL 3.2L Engine VIN: JH4UA3656V
Ok...Out the bottom is definatly the way to go. Make sure you remove the torque converter bolts and the lower bell housing bolts while its still in the air. If you remove the P/S rack and just let it hang, access to these bolts is much easier. I had it out in ...
1990 Audi 80 Quattro 2.3L Accessories VIN: WAUEC58A2M
Thanks for the replies. It ended up being a broken left front door switch. I didn't notice it right away.
1995 Audi S6 2.2L brake pedal VIN: WAULA84A5S
thanks to all that replied- sometimes we look so hard for complex issues we over look the easy stuff. the front caliper pins were siezed and the booster push rod was adjusted improperly. thanks again to all- greg and crew
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAV33431
OK, so i gave looked at the car, the air filter was dirty and dammaged, so replaced it, have ordered the new fuel filter that seams to have a built in fuel pressure regulator. I think it has a vacuum leak that i can hear but not able to determine where from ( ... Trouble codes: P0128, P0171, P0174, P0313.
1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L draw VIN: W06VR52R2V
thanks to all that replied. Sorry it took so long to reply. Ended up being the multi-function relay module. There was a short inside on one of the relays. Draw went to spec after it was replace .020 amp draw.
2003 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBE4E1153
I reprogramed with latest software. So far ok. If the truck comes back with same problem we will be replacing updated rear tank and sender. Big thanks to the guys who responded and the tsb's and diagrams were very helpful. Thanks again!!!
1995 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Hesitation VIN: 4C3AU52N0S
thanks for the quick replies.The egr tested good and so did the air charge and coolant temp sensor.Replaced ditributor let vehicle sit outside overnight and vehicle started and ran like a top this morning customer will be picking vehicle up later today.
1995 Chrysler LeBaron GTC 3.0L serptine belt VIN: 1C3EU45332
i replaced belt with updated kit witch came with new groved tens. pully and groved idler pully and double sided groved belt they only had a kit for a minivan so we had to change pully size so it would work on the car seems to be fine so far thanks for info
1988 Dodge W250 5.2L Detonation VIN: 1B7JW24Y9J
Well Majority ruled on this one. I took the carbon build up as a serious concern (no tsb was listed in shop key, but I was told there was one). I used GM Cleens (the pour type) and followed the instructions for a heavily carboned engine which involved pouring ...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L spark plug VIN: 3B7KC26Z6X
Thanx for all the help.When we pulled the heads there was little evidence of any problem.machine shop confirmed that we had cracked heads.New heads look like they have done an upgrade to coolant passages.Runs great.no problems so far. Brian
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF2669X
note Im closing this request do to time Idid substitute a battery in this vehicle and cured the alt light from comming on after start up. Will try crank sensor yet customer has not returned yet. Trouble codes: P0336, P0219, P1682 (chg system), P1690 (inj pump ckp/crk sensor disagree).
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L 4th and lockup VIN: 3B7HC13Y1Y
The Fix was a Trans Fluid Temp Sensor for a later built date in 2000. This newer style also requires a different internal harness, the connector is different from the earlier build date. Now, the Trans Temp agrees with ECT after a cold soak and now overdrive w...
2003 Dodge Neon SRT-4 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B3ES66S43
In response to some of the replies, I installed a known good TPS, removed and cleaned the throttle body and replaced the gasket, and checked the throttle cable, all with no change. I was about to go out and invest some money into a smoke machine thinking there...
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Steering VIN: 2DFGZ48V25
Well I guess I'll close this. I believe the problem is in the rack, or maybe the tires are just too wide. The dealer says it's normal, does not want to help. Customer does not want to pay for a new rack. Don't blame him. Guess I'll have to drive some others to...
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L abs VIN: 1FALP13P2V
Customer had to take the car for a few weeks, so we disabled the ABS until she could return. When the vehicle came back, we reconnected and verified that it was still doing the same thing, it was. We counted the teeth on the tone rings, all the same. We tapped...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Reverse VIN: 1FMDU73E8Y
i hate to say it but at the end nothing worked!! had to replace transmission to fix this one! thanks everyone, the help was usefull!!
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMYU02T01
finally got the vehicle in with temps below 30 f . ran rough for almost five minutes and found air leaking under intake. replaced gaskets and it ran fine this morning at 28 f. don't know why the problem won't occur over 40f. but it is fixed. Trouble codes: P0404.
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L overcharge VIN: 1FMYU32RG3
ok guys, this ones fixed. A fellow technician had installed the alternator and also installed a new plug to the regulator. In the process, he miswired it and that was the problem. Found it when I tried to check continuity between the alternator and pcm. Thanks...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on
i smoke tested the vehical found no leaks.i cleaned the mass air flow cleared kam codes and drove set all moniters but evap and no lean codes.thanks to all the who responded all tips were very helpful. Trouble codes: 171 (bank one lean), 174 (bank two lean).
2004 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L battery light on VIN: 3FAFP31304
Thanks [...] be very intermittent. When it finally acted up, the blue wire would not power up. Must have been an intermittent transistor. Any way, It went back t...
1999 GMC Sierra 2500 SLE 6.0L fuel pump VIN: 1GTGK24U1X
thank for all the replies. the new pump came as an updated part(different part #) and it had an updated pigtail that had to be wired in and a new fuse for the ecm b, aparently there is a problem on thes that ac/delco know about. so i am chalking it up as that ...
2000 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Key fobs VIN: 3GKFK16T6Y
Hello,I recieved a couple of good replies,pretty much stating a Tech 2 scanner is the foolproof way to program the fobs.I really didn't get the answer to whether or not its a factory option to have the fobs perform in this manner,but they are working fine righ...
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L am fm part of navi system VIN: 1HGCM66813
Thank you to all who responded. There is a second code that has to be punched in for the radio to work. The writer is getting that for me. Thank you all again for your help!!!
2001 Hyundai Accent L 1.5L Transmission VIN: KMHCG35G91
Hi guys, thanks for all the help received. Since I could not duplicate the problem I was unable to pinpoint where the cause of the problem is. I told the customer that I suspected that the speed sensors to be the problem but also made them aware about the end ...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L shift control VIN: KM85C73D92
Sorry for the delay, but I wanted the customer to drive this car for a while to make sure its fixed. The first thing we tried was a TCM. this did not change any thing. So we tried a used PCM, that one had no vss and would turn on the MIL. Thinking we had a bad...
2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L starter VIN: KMHWF35H33
well finally got this one fixed after checking wear of starter gear engaugement, found it was running out on the edge of the ring gear. So I believe that the drive gear on all these reman starters has not been the correct gear to small. So per our used car dep...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L shift solonoid VIN: SAJDA01P81
thanks very much for all your help. the idea of fooling my scanner into thinking the jag was a ford worked great since the trans is a ford product.the brown/white wire as well as the rest of the wires were fine and signals coming from the ecm matched scan tool...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Noise
Im glad I posted this because we were ready to pull the dash on this thing Thanks to all who replied but it was a shifter cable pulled out of its plastic mount and rubbing the forward driveshaft that set up this noise.I still cant believe how much it sounded l...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start
Hey guys thanks for all the info turned out the PCM was dead i bought a rebuild unit everything's a ok thanks again to all iatn rocks hope i can help in the future. Trouble codes: N/A.
1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L timing belt VIN: JM1BA1415S
we decided to remove the idler and tensioner for further inspection. under the tensioner we found a portion of the rubber seal for the top of the timing cover to valve cover curface. this must have gotten in the belt and allowed it to jump. thanks for all the ...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Stall VIN: 1YVGE22COV
thanks for the help it turned out to have fried the processor as well as the masair flow sensor replaced ecm and retested ok not sure if the ecm failed from spilled beer or the mass though ecm is right in front of cup holder and was covered in something well a...
1993 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L No Start, excessive cranking t VIN: JA3BP57J8P
First of all, let me thank every one who responded. The information was excellent. What I found was the crankshaft sensor was breaking down under heat stress resulting in a no spark condition. I'm warranting the part and labor and releasing the vehicle. Again ...
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L body VIN: 4N2XN11T3X
Most of the replies pointed to the brake drums, and they were correct. We put on 2 pairs of Wagner brake drums with no change, who would have thought? Installed OE drums, fixed! Thanks again for the valuable help, guys.
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNICA31DX1
Thanks for all the input, we ended buying a oem cat & installing it & all is fine, what a lesson learned, trying to save a customer money & it costed me money, after buying 2 oem oxygen sensors, mass air flow sensor, plugs, thermostat, how do i recoupe my loss... Trouble codes: P0430.
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1N6ED26Y81
Well, I finally give up on one. 1st time in 11 years of owning my own shop. I am out of ideas and didnt recieve any helpful info on this vehicle. I appreciate and thank those who offered some advice, but I am stumped. I tried another computer in this truck (re...
1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L interior lights VIN: 1G3GR2C8V4
customer didnt show up for the water pump. the drivers door wiring sounds most likely. its the next place i will go if i see the car again thanks to all
2002 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L inop VIN: 1G3GS64C12
after many hours of testing I found someone had switch radios with a different oldsmobile one and the radios internal wiring was different. The aurora has a wire for navigation system which splices off speedo wire.
1998 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G2FS22K4W
Thanks to Bruce,Ron,Eddie and Dennis. Well i don't have real technical answer here other than found it to be a intermitant power supply problem to ignition module. Tapped on the ignition relay while cranking and it fired right up. Replaced relay and all is wel...
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L input speed sensor VIN: 1G2WJ52J8Y
Thanks to everyone who posted. Most of you said to replace transmission shaft input speed sensor. Told Boss what we are looking at to do that job if that was it, after further testing. He said no way I'm not putting anymore money into that car, and sent it to ...
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