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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WAUED64B6Y
Hi guys, i got this 2000 audi A6 2.7L, came in with cylinder#1 is misfire, after inspection&diagnose we found cylinder#1 compression reading is 90PSI & the rest is 150PSI. we pulled the engine out send the head to the machine shop install new OEM valves , put ...
1993 BMW 318i 1.8L No Start VIN: WBACA5310P
Hello, The problem I'm having is a no start. I have no spark and we checked the fuel pump by jumping the relay and the pump runs fine. When I went to try to start it with the relay jumped the cylinders were full of fuel. We pulled the plugs and cleaned the cy...
1999 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG8338X
car had a non communication issue & ABS/ traction light on we replaced & recoded the ABS control module & can now communicate with all systems. The problem is the check Engine light comes on & there is a code P0500 speed sensor A in the DME. We swapped the 2 s... Trouble codes: P0500 (speed sensor A BMW 120)
1993 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L anti theft VIN: 1G4CW53L8P
we replaced the steering column with a salvage yard unit and the vehicle will start and die immediatley. i know it is the anti theft system. is there a way to program the original module with the new column and key? we have not interogator machine here so, wil...
1998 Buick Regal 25th Anniversary Edition 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WF5219W
customers complaint is that vehicle will crank and will not start at times.had a p0336 crank sensor code,replaced sensor.still has same problem but no codes,and will not act up in the shop only when the customer has vehicle and it may go a few days at a time b... Trouble codes: P0336 (crank sensor)
1988 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G6CD51595
This Vehicle Idles great but has an intermident hesitation upon accelerating from a stop.also while driving at freeway speeds it tends to hesitate & surge.Feul Presure is At 10 psi,No codes present.I did watch the throtle position sensor & map sensor while dri...
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L digtial Display VIN: 1G6CD53B3M
The display for the fuel and ac controls do not display. Checked wires at the fuel data center per on demand and have all but the 16 volts from bcm. Ohmed wire from bcm to display and checked good. replaced with used bcm and still have no display. looks like t...
1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W5P
this vehicle when left over night will not start. (warm or cold outside temperature). replaced the cfi assembly, fuel pressure 55psi, spark strong, coolant temp reading accurate, no codes. after prolonged crank vehicle will eventually start. after that the veh...
1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Misfire VIN: 2G1WW12M0T
trouble code po300 - random misfire - cylinder #5 has dead miss. 100 psi compression, has good spark,(swaped coil, plug and wire with another cylinder to compare), replaced fuel injector, no vacuum leaks, pcv working, egr not stuck open, no forein matter by ma... Trouble codes: P0300
1994 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBHC39F2R
Stalls at any rpm with hard restart. Occurs mostly with electrical load. Sometimes won't start and sometimes wont exceed 2000 rpms. Trouble codes: 13 (engine shutoff driver fault), 41 (brake switch fault), 99 (pedal position 2 ref fault)
1996 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L starter motor VIN: 1GCGC24F4T
hello fellow iatn menbers. i have a 96 chevy truck. thats keeping cranking at times with key out of switch. we are on a second a/c delco starter. i have replace starter relay. relay is a/c delco test ok. when problem occurs purple wire from relay stays hot. pr...
1997 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L Surge, Stall VIN: 1GCHC39FOV
this vehicle was brought into my shop with a lack of power complaint.the customer has had the fuel filter replaced, 1 injector replaced, fuel pump has been replaced, and the injector driver module on the injection pump has been replaced.the vehicle has no dtc'...
1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L passlock VIN: 1GCGK29R9W
here we go, another passlock ??. this truck came in with your standard start stall with security light flashing. first off there once was a remote start in this truck, so first we had to go and fix all wrecked wiring. truck relearned and worked good for a few ...
1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Fuel gauge VIN: 1GBKC34J8W
This truck had dual gas tanks at one time, now only the front tank remains.All the dual tank electrical connections and module are still present. If I connect two sending units to the original wiring, I can make the fuel gauge work.The problem is there is only...
1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1449W
This truck has a hesitation or misfire,most of time it happens in 5th gear cruising with light throttle.I can also make it happen if I lug it in 5th gear.It does not always act up.I thought it was a ignition misfire.I replaced the plugs and wires.It still miss...
1998 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GNEK13ROW
ok this is a long story here goes cartowed in no start tested to verify.car would start run 2 sec then stop have seen problems w security system read various posts and determined it was security related replaced steel outside casing that contains pass lock sen...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19T22
thanks in advance for everyones help. this code is intermittant, when following the flow chart provided by alldata, it asks you to perform gm service bay test to vehicle first. i found under special tests in our genysis, what appears to be the same test,(is th... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent control malfunction)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Steering column VIN: 1GCEK14T04
Hey Group! This truck is giving us a little problem. There is a growling noise from the steering when you turn left. It doesn't happen every time and it has to be in the right spot in order to make the sound but it is definitely there! We started with this gro...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCJK33124
customer came complaining oil pressure droping to low buzzer would go off. when brought in check oil level was over full & thin . check fuel pressure at idle with scanner desired & actual whier very close increase fuel pressure to max desired went to 23,200 ac... Trouble codes: 234 (turbo over boost), 1093 (fuel rail pressure low during power enrichment)
1999 Chrysler Town & Country SX 3.8L fuel gage tach VIN: TAWN AND C
replace clust need to no if there is a way to program without DRB3 scan to tach and speedo thanks to anyone who can help
2000 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L No Start VIN: KLAVA6926Y
a week ago had replaced the head gasket, and car run fine for a week, then one morning no start. have checked timming,is right on, compression is ok 160-180 psi, fuel pump pressure at rail 36-42 psi, spark is good on all plugs, injectors when tested with null ...
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L Heat Output VIN: 3B7KC23WXT
Customer complaint of no heat. Found that after vehicle reached operating temperature there was still no heat. One heater hose was warm and the other cold. Pulled heater hoses of block and backflused heater core. The coolant is almost black and the heater core...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L runs ok code 11 VIN: Y3V5197312
i have a pickup with a code 11 or p1389. my mitchell is not clear to me. i will post some results when i see the truck again. where is the best place to start. i have replaced the crank sensor and tune up parts. plugs, wires, cap and rotor. no drivability prob...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L all gauges VIN: 1B4GP54G6W
hoping someone has seen this before with some insight on fix.van came here with no response from tach or any of other gauges.first thing I noticed is the odometer was showing only half the numbers and shift indicater shows p r n thats all tach sitting at 1500 ...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Serpentine belt VIN: 1B7HF13Y71
This truck has a constant belt squeak/chirp which was present prior to replacing several components. The customer replaced the serpentine belt, water pump, alternator and serpentine belt tensioner. We replaced the idler pulley and belt. The noise went away for...
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L wheel bearings VIN: 2D7LB31Z83
i have a problem with the wheel bearings rusting and failing after recent brake work. van came in with bearing noise, found rust in inner bearings on both sides. i relaced all bearings in front end and seems ok now. my real problem is this is the second van in...
1990 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GTFK24K8L
This old van belongs to my volunteer fire dept. Some time ago it had oil in the radiator,so I replaced the oil cooler o-rings on the advice of a local Ford truck dealer.Cleaned the cooling system several times with dishwasher soap and the radiator stayed clean...
1993 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L master cyl? VIN: 1FMDA41X1P
thanks in advance. this is the first time i've asked for help on iatn so please bear with me. we have a 1993 aerostar [very good customer and friend] that has a very low brake pedel. first came in customer complant abs and brake lights in dash.also low brake p...
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDU32X5P
Hello all. Failed CA emissions - very high HC. Came in 1 month ago with multiple codes leading to the replacement of CMP, plugs, wires, coil, both H2OS, MAF and all intake gaskets. Was a real "Exploder" mess. Also installed a used transmission, as reverse (and...
1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1FALP42T2R
Hi guys, I've got this 5.0 h.o. beating me up. It has no spark out of #7 tower of dist cap. I changed the cap and rotor (no change). If I disconnect the spout or advance or retard dist timing the lack of spark moves to the next tower of the cap. spark is good ...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L hard start, no power VIN: 1FMDU34X2R
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L rev limiter VIN: 1FALP5244R
i have a customer that wants to know the governed mile per hour is on this 95 ford taurus and i have been unable to find any info on this- kind of not a common question
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A1V
this truck will run and when you try to let it idle it will die and is very hard to restart.it almost seams like it runs out of gas.it has been at another shop and got the parts thrown on i listed.i have checked when the car dies and it is down spark ,fuel pre...
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Cuts out
The engine cut out on full thottle,white grayes smoke ICP-1700-1800 psi IPR-24% at full thottle,idle ICP-692 IPR-10% We have check oring blow by on injector test ok,check oil pressure pump puts out 3000psi.Check fuel restrition bypass the whole system.Still d...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L instrument panel lights VIN: 1FMZU32P4W
This fully loaded Explorer is exhibiting very erratic operation of the Dash lights, turn signal indicators, hi-beam indicator and power antenna. When the headlight switch is turnd to the parking light position all the running lights come on at the same brightn...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L feul pressure high VIN: 1FMZU34XXX
Hello Ford Techs.I have this Explorer that was towed in and would barely run,missing badly,with a strong fuel smell.I immediately checked fuel pressure which is 65 psi all the time,key on or engine running.My first thought was this is too much fuel pressure,th... Trouble codes: 174 (testing and results)
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP73W9X
This car came in with the complaint of a misfire and coolant light coming on. The owner had a intake manifold installed while in mississippi. He drove the car home a distance of over 1000 miles with no misfire but the coolant light came on. This is the light i... Trouble codes: 354 (ign. coil pri. or sec fault), 356 (ign. coil pri or sec. fault)
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L braking VIN: 1FTZR15X9X
Hello all. This should be a simple fix, but we seem to be unable to make a conclusion. We replaced the right brake hose to see if the hose may have been restricted, no change. After road testing the brakes are not dragging but the left front rotor is 100 deg h...
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality
This truck was brought to me after haveing been to several other shops. The origanal problem was lack of power once and a while. Sounded like electrical. They replaced turbo, injectors. Now it was towed in and there is no base oil pressure and fuel is getting ... Trouble codes: P1690
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA514XY
chasing an intermittent misfire here- never experienced it myself. ive repaired a broken imrc bushing and replaced original plugs and wires. customer now has car, but she'll be back. she took it before i could amp ramp the coils and injectors.i can only make i...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP36PXY
engine has a vibration while sitting at idle during cold starts. once engine is warm vibration is less but you can duplicate concern by raising rpm slightly. you can feel the vibration in the seat and steering wheel while sitting at idle. you can also feel the...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FDWF36F31
just after initial start engine runs very rough but clears up after about a mile or less while driving no other time after that does the idle seem to be affected
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L air VIN: 3FDWF65Y03
There is no option for f-650, anyways, i have this cargo truck in my shop with a brake system problem, im a light duty tech. an i know very little about air brakes, hopefully there is someone out there that can help. Customer is complaning of an air bleed nois...
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Bogging VIN: 1FAFP55S54
We had this Taurus in about two months ago with all the same codes and same complaint and I coulden't find anything wrong at that time , it was running good at that time it came in , just like it is running good right now. Looked in the archieves and in the Al... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0355, P0356
1986 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L No Start VIN: JHMBA5347G
hello out there-we have this unusual problem with this accord-when it warms up and you shut it down it wont start back up untill it sits for awhile then it will start-but when it wont start it has spark-injector pulse-and fuel pressure-compression is there---s...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JHLRD78883
2003 Honda CRX. First complaint is MIL light on and vehicle overheats. Coolant had been converted to green antifreeze due to an early accident. Radiator had been replaced. I found no external leaks. I added 1 gallon of antifreeze. I discovered coolant behind t... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misffire 2 cylinder), P0303 (Misffire 3 cylinder), P0304 (Misffire 4 cylinder)
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Charging VIN: JNKCA31A41
hi,this vehicle has been back 3 times for a similar problem,each time the customer states that intermittently the battery light will illuminate for a short time and then go out,if it stays on the lights dim, the radio and wipers quit working and the vehicle ev...
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L obdII monitor VIN: KNADC12593
This vehicle came in for a New York State Inspection. Everything was fine. No check engine light was on. After getting to the emmissions part of the inspection it failed for 2 incomplete monitors. evap and 02. Long story short, nothing has been done with this ...
1994 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L valve train? VIN: SALHC1345R
Hi this Rover is well maintained , is very clean inside motor . You can start it with a fresh oil change and there is no noise while its pulling oil pressure or after it gets pressure and is quite for about 10 minutes then it gets what sounds like a lifter t...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Valve train noise VIN: SALPV1449T
This rover has intermitent valve train noise coming from passenger side valve cover like under lashed rocker arms. The noise comes and goes and is louder at times then others and it will do it hot or cold. we have had rocker cover off while running and everyth...
1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Radio VIN: SALPV1448W
Jumper battery became disconnected from vehicle while battery was being replaced causing radio to need recoding. Have correct code to enter as we have been asked by owner to do it for her in the past and not had any problems. Started to enter code but pushed t...
2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22282
Assembled engine. Starts but runs like cra**$#. Timing marks are dead on( except on the rear head, the intake cam look like it is off half a tooth)Impossible I know - even with the adjustable pulley on the front. It has good compression, spark, plugs are good ... Trouble codes: P1775 (gearbox fault)
2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22273
After following the TSB about the Variable Intake System (VIS) motors we are replacing them. We recieved the new motors from the dealer in opened boxes. The balance VIS with the rectangle hole was no problem to install but the power valve VIS with the drive pi...
1994 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L heater vents VIN: 1LNLM81W0R
hello everyone have some questions on this lincoln air blows out all vents floor defrost panel ect. accutaters moving so have vacuum any suggestions on this one blend door was done 6 months ago but i dont think related?
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NLNM97V6V
Car runs quite well with the exception of the Mil. I replaced the MAF because it was giving me a Baro PID of 144Hz or about 6000 ft at sea level. The new unit reads 149Hz or about 3330 ft(at sea level). I also replaced the PCV valve as someone else had just do... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 Lean)
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Traction control VIN: 1LNHM87A21
Hi group. This Lincoln LS came in for a humming/bearing noise as speed increased, and I found that the left rear wheel bearing is bad and making noise. Now here is my problem. The "Advanced Traction Control" light flashes rappidly anytime the key is in the on...
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L air bag VIN: 1YUHP80D83
dear techs i have this 03 mazda 6 from body shop with a flashing air bag light.light is flashing a 21 and scanner is showing a code b1935,pass.air bag inflator resistence low.scanner shows 0.2 ohms with air bag connected and 25.2 ohms disconnected.replaced air...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L delayed shifts VIN: WDBFA67E9R
hello guys I have this sl500 in the shop that's driving us nuts. About a month ago we rebuilt the transmission and the vehicle left our shop shifting great. Customer came back apprx 2 weeks afterwards with a complaint of delayed shifting. We test drove the car...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L trunk release wiring VIN: WDBRF61J42
Does anyone have the wire position diagram for this? The wires are white, brown and tan/yellow.
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L hard start VIN: JN1CA21D6T
Hopefully one of you nissan techs can help me out on this one. When you try to start this car cold it kicks back like the timing is too far advanced. I scanned the computer and came up with a knock sensor code and replaced the knock sensor. I checked the datab...

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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WAURD68D41
Thank you guys for suggestions. After calling and e-mailing every possible shop and parts supplier, I have learned that torque converter needs to be beefed up (TC clutch goes bad)and clutches should be replaced with carbon-fiber material. Also valve body needs...
1988 BMW 635CSi 3.5L spark VIN: WBAEC8413J
found that someone had switched ref signal wire and crank sensor wire. also computer died ,replced ecu and now runs great.thanks for all the help! chuck zingakie
1994 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACB4322R
As Jonathon from New Jersey and James from Rhode Island said, we disconnected the ABS module and was able to communicate and found that the SRS module had shorted out and Knocked out the data link. After replacing the SRS module and having it reprogramed evryt...
1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L dash & park lights VIN: 1G4HR53LOP
Had 3 replies with good grnrtal info. Confusing when there are 13 pages of light related wiring diagrams. One reply had the answer. Bad new out of box. Fixed 1 problem, and created a new 1. Rechecked all wiring at the switches and LCM. Found no current coming ...
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L abs VIN: 1G4HR54K14
Thanks to those who responded, you helped me make the correct repair to solve this customers problem. The relay inside the ABS Module was bad. The customer made the choice to have a used module from a local wrecking yard installed. It came from the same year, ...
1991 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L Brake Pedal VIN: 1G6CB53B1M
Well we finally got this one fixed. Thanks everybody for the help and inputs. All 3 of my techs were working on it and I took over the job personally. We did clamp off all 4 brake hoses and had a much better pedal but not as good as it should have been. When y...
2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD57Y44
We got blasted with 2 ice storms in one week and vehicle was sitting outside we cannot move it at this time so it has been moved to back burner. Thanks to the 4 replies Perry from CA suggested ground at alternator this check ok Paul from Penn said we needed te...
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1G1YY238XL
OK well this head scratcher is finally diagnosed, after testing several theories provided by IATN members I finally did a leakdown again on #6 cylinder and this time it was 30% and upon listening down the dipstick tube you could hear the air passing through th...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GCGK24F8R
Thanks for all the help, I managed to find a little more history. The original owner said he had to replace the injection pump every 30,000 miles, so it is on its 3rd one now. They were all done at a GM dealership. The problem ended up being the PMD (FSD). I a... Trouble codes: 35.
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13WOT
yes i have fix this vehicle and thank to all that responded to my request. it was the pressure regulator as many of you suggested. thanks again Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire cylinder 5), P0306.
1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L high idle VIN: 1GBFG15M9T
Thanks to all who offered advice. After removing the throttle body for cleaning, a small hole was discovered in the throttle body near the throttle plate. Apparently the screw that held the throttle cable bracket to the throttle body was too long. The tip of t...
1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.8L Master Cylinder VIN: 2G1WX12K8W
Ok, finally fixed it by going over the bleed proceedure several times. After the master was repalced the pistons in the ABS modulator needed to be at the top of their bores in order to bleed the rear brakes. After starting and running the engine the ABS and br...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19VOX
The problem ended up being the crank sensor. I could only get ign. voltage at computer when crank sensor was unpluged. I usually unplug crank sensor to test for voltage but in the case the starter was in the way so I left it plugged in when testing. The truck ...
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2G1WH55K32
Well, no backhoe required yet again, Thanks to all that took the time to reply, The repair was as simple as can be, numerus TSB's, just overlooked. I have never had a problem with fuel volatility concerns until now, This one is it... Turns out that the fuel th...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDT13S32
Vehical is fixed. It was the ground cable that bolts to the block... simple stupid
1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Power Steering VIN: 1C3EJ56H0T
Well, the problem wound up being contamination. The system was filled with metal. We disconnected the return line and monitored return flow and at idle, return pressure would disappear. We decided to remove the reservoir and cut it open and it was filled with ...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L lifter noise VIN: 1B4GP74L5Y
thanx for all the advise---we pulled the pan down and cleaned all the sludge out-we had to pull the timing cover off to repair a coolant leak and at the same time cleaned it out-looked like oil pump ran tru this housing-we put everything back together with fre...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L heat a/c system
Code 19 = HVAC control unit internal failure FIX = replace HVAC unit and recalibrate... thats what it took Got many correct responses; they all confirmed my fear$. See reply #7 for a complete Alldata description.
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L brakes VIN: 1B7KF2360X
thanks everybody for all the help. the booster that we got from our supplier was the culprit. after talking to the reman rep he suggested we try another booster. after installing it the truck had better p/s and brakes right away. it just goes to show you that ...
1983 Ford Thunderbird 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FABP46F4D
This thing is still a mystery. The information I recieved was verry helpful and much appreciated. I know your time to respond is very valuable. Thank You!!. Most of the information we recieved was for a EEC4 platform, This was EEC3 that operates from a highe...
1987 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU15N1G
Did not find the inertia switch, vehicle not worth spending a lot of time on so customer instructed me to bypass it. I ran a new wire from relay to pump and truck fired up! Thanks for all the replies.
1996 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTWF26F6T
thanks for all the info on this powerstroke. it turned out be valve cover gasket & injector harness. replaced both v/c gaskets & all 4 injector harnesses. customer was very happy with the repair & the cost... i am going to take classes on the powerstroke, ther... Trouble codes: P0472, P0471, P0470, P0237, P0267, P0270.
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X5V
We smoked this truck first thing in the morning and at the front of the upper intake manifold it was leaking severely, but when the vehicle warms up ever so slightly, you wont find anything leaking, completed the repair , customer came and picked car up and ha... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank 1), P0174 (system lean bank 2).
1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L heating system VIN: 1FDLF47F2V
Well guys, i want to thank all of you who gave advice and helpful tips, but i got my butt bitten on this and had to send it off, i tried EVERYTHING! I tried different t-stats, (small and big), FLushed the system mulitple times, air the heck out of the system f...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L windshield wipers VIN: 1FAFP57U5W
Well just as I had suspected on this one the GEM turned out to be bad, got a new GEM and all is good again. Thanks guys for all your help.
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPE1429W
IMRC shafts were the main culprits found with propane, never saw any signs of leakage with smoke. Also while replacing lower intake manifold found PCV elbows soft and spongy(blocked off the rear one for testing, could not get to the one underneath the plenum t... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 system lean), P0174 (bank 2 system lean).
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAP13P2WW
hello all. thanks for all your who replies my post.this car was fixed. stupid me guys, i can not image the coolant was complete out of the sys. but temp. gauge never went up and car not get hot, after i post for help whole night keep thinking about the car(can...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L speedometer, ABS, transmission VIN: 1FTYR14V0Y
Thank you all so much for your help! I cannot thank each individual enough for spending time to respond to my request. You guys make fixing car, our livehood a lot less headache! We have looked under the car seat for connector problem, left side kick panel w...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L runs fine VIN: 1FTSX31F62
Sorry it took so long to close this help request. I decided to remove the heads and send to the machine shop and check for cracks. As most replies said, the injector cups were the culprit, I replaced all 8 cups and all injector o rings. This vehicle is done an...
1992 GMC Yukon 5.7L electronic hydraulic control unit VIN: 1GKEK18K1N
First off,Thank you for your replies.I talked to the customer about his abs unit and told him about my replies from you guys.At this time he has opted out of replacing the expensive unit due to the age and mileage on this Yukon.I had suspected that it would ne...
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L battery VIN: 1GTHK23U41
hey guys thanks for all the replies. i checked with the dealer on this software update and he couldn't find any such update. maybe the guy who sent that would like to email me and elaborate. as for the overhead beacon issue which caused 80 mA draw, this is not...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L fuel tank fill VIN: KMHJF35F5Y
thanks to all who replied,the canister and filter was the problem,replaced and all is good
1989 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ38L9K
sorry guys and gals, the cust. picked up vehicle without a fix. I thank all how took the time to reply. un fortunately nothing fixed this jeep. some said fuel volume issue-- press was good even when acting up( 39 psi) and i also sprayed carb cleaner while driv...
1993 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FY29S4P
hi. sorry i took so long to post e fix but we want to make sure it is a fix.it ended up beinng the vss that someone put. when it got hot it would short out.we unpluged it and ran for 2 days. no stalling so we replaced it with a new one. ran it for a day and ga... Trouble codes: 11 (IGN.reference signal), 54 (no sync pick up signal).
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78Y3S
There seemed to be a good split between OE and aftermarket. I used a Delphi complete pump with housing and sending unit from Worlpac with no problem. However one week later the transmission went away, so the vehicle is now in trade-in heaven. I wont be able to...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4GW48582
Thanks to all who responded. I wish I could say that I have fixed this vehicle, but I am waiting on the customer to decide what he wants to do. I gave him the option of replacing the blend door actuator and seeing if that alleviates his intermittent problem, o...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: KNDJB6234Y
There seems to be a lack of consensus about whether or not this Kia has an interference engine. I won't be finding out if this particular Kia bent valves, as my neighbor informed me tonight that the Sportage has been sold for 1500 and will be towed away tomorr...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L gauges Fuel, MPG, Oil pres VIN: WDBFA66E0M
Thank you all. Almost all the the replies agreed that the Insturment panel was missing a ground, or was just bad, many gave information on where I could have the insturment panel rebulit. However when I told this to the customer he decided that he would live w...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Brake pedal feel VIN: 1ZWFT61L2X
I will consider this one fixed, I have adjusted the rod, but it was boogered up from the last tech who had replaced it initially. It is a reman booster. The pedal feels much better and the brakes do not lock like they did. All I can do is hope that it never re...
1994 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1EB31P7N
Thanks for all the replies - this vehicle had #2 injector leaking down AND the fuel pressure regulator went bad in shop - droe us crazy
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