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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED24B7Y
excessive oil in intercoolers, both sides
2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Unknown VIN: WBABD53484
Hi: this bmw has a minor vibration, more noticable at 42 MPH and at 82 MPH. It is my car and although under warranty I would like to help steer the dealer in the right direction. The vibration has a surge feel to it. It vibrates for 3-4 seconds goes away for 3...
1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Theft System VIN: 1G4CW524SH
Car has an intermittent problem with the anti theft system. the alarm goes off when ever it feels like it.Car has been to the dealer.Dealer found no problems with it.At the moment the car is not acting up. This is a pass key II system. The Car is Also OBDII. T...
1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6CD5338L
This Cadillac seems to start and run good in the morning no matter how cold it is. It sometimes be hard starting after it was shut off for a couple hours. Changed the coolant temp sensor and that seemed to fix that problem. Now after that repair a couple days ...
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L abs VIN: 1G6KD52B9S
Hello to everyone. I have this Deville that I can not figure out what is wrong. I have a abs code 37 lr sensor continuity fault. I have went trough the diag chert in alldata and dont want to just replace parts like the end of the flow chart sugests. I have ohm...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G6DM57N63
This is my sisters car and I have been fighting this for some time. The information I have and the experience I have on these cars is very limited. I have used the Snap-on scanner (MT 2500) and cannot communicate, Global OBDII shows no dtc's and very limited P...
1989 Chevrolet Corsica 2.8L Surge, Stall VIN: 2GCECK670I
After performing above repairs we still have one problem left unsolved. Engine starts and idles fine, after warm up restart and it will surge to 1200 to 1500 rpm for 15 to 30 seconds and then stall. If trans is put in gear before engine stalls idle stays stead...
1990 Chevrolet ALLEGRO 454CID No Start VIN: 1GBKP37NOM
Once again I've got an early 90's Chevy with a strange ignition. Motorhome happens to die in front of my shop. No codes, has fuel, has spark. Unplug the four wire connector to the distributor and it runs until it runs out of fuel. Replaced the ignition modual....
1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L wiring column VIN: 1GCEC14Z6P
See above please.
1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L MIL Lamp on, MIL LAMP ON & OFF VIN: 2G1WX12X7S
engine light is on & off intermittantly, there is not a specific pattern. we retrieved code # 1640. we ran through tests for this code & all is ok. cust did originally complain of oil light on dash all the time, which we traced & replaced low oil level sensor.... Trouble codes: P1640 (quad driver a failure)
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L abs VIN: 1G1JC5243W
Hi Everyone. 98 Cavalier in with code 1256 (LF motor circuit open/internal ebcm fault) Followed pinpoint testing as per Alldata. All resistances were on spec. Terminals looked good. pretty straight forward diagnosis indicated faulty brake control module. Put i...
2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L radiator fans VIN: 2G1WH55K01
Customer brought this car in complaining of the radiator fans staying on after he turned off the key and the temperature gauge staying below 140 degrees farenheit. We began by hooking up our scan tool. Engine temp. was above 140 and fans were running continuou...
2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L headlamps VIN: IYISK528X2
this vehicle has a problem with no ground for headlamps, as I understand it they are grounded thru the drl module, if i ground lights they stay on all the time,power to bulbs with the switch off and key on floor board. also the head relay keeps power supplied ...
2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L transfer case VIN: 1GNDV03E82
What is the proper procedure for removing this awd transfer case? My alldata tells me to remove transmission and transfer case together, but the sub frame goes over the transfer case. It looks like I would have to remove rack to "maybe" get enough room to get ...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L exhaust manifold VIN: 1GNET16S74
Hello We have 2004 trailblazer with a broken bolt in the head on exhaust manifold side. Can not get bolt out so we are going to remove the head, does anyone know if the trick with the 3.5 colorado 5 cylinder engine will work on this enine to hold the timing ...
1981 Chrysler Imperial 5.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2A3BY62J3B
Anybody out there know about this car? We actually have an old book which covers this vehicle. Came in with complaint of stalling out all the time and hesitating. We replaced a bad plug wire, temporarily disabled EGR, new fuel filters, new O2 sensor. Using smo...
1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L unknown VIN: 1C3EJ56X3T
I have this car with a poor pedal. it is pretty much on the floor when car is running. you can pump it up to normal height by the third pump and it will hold when stopped. When the car is off, the pedal feels good but, as soon as you start it, it goes to the f...
2005 Chrysler 300 Limited 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2C3JA83GX5
This car came in with check engine light & miss, had code p0301 cylinder missfire cylinder 1. We did fuel injection cleaning & it seemed ok. The car left & came back followint week with same code & missfire. We replaced all the spark plugs & it test drove ok. ... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder missfire cylinder 1)
1989 Dodge D100 Custom 3.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1B7FE06X6K
truck will according to owner die while driving as if someone turned key off (most likly ign failure of some sort ) I cannot get it to act up but interesting enought the customer has this quick fix down to nascar speed quailty, he jumps out disconnects the pos...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L abs ,air bag,blowers VIN: 3B7HC13Y9Y
vechile towed in,no start,no spark,replaced crank sensor,vechile starts ok abs,air bag lamps on,blower inop , no power at fuses wiggle test @ ign switch lock cly indicates power @ fuses movement of lock cly stalls vechile,interups power to fuses.
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R91
This vehicle runs rough at idle. Not a complete missfire, but just not steady. Cylinders 1,3,5 hardly make a difference when disabling injectors. I'm just under the gun today for time and looking for someone to point me in the right direction if there is a com... Trouble codes: P0172
2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7L 1-2 shift
cust. complaint has been verified, worse when cold, no codes, fluid looks dirty, suspect an internal problem like a piston seal, ect.
2002 Fiat UNO 1300CC No Start VIN: 9BD1582401
Hello good friends at iATN Is someone in BRAZIL to help me?? Just got this a Fiat Uno with check engine light intermittent and no start hot occasionally and my Launch scanner does not access it . There is not an OBDII connector inside but a tree lines connec...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX18W7V
Owner stated that #7 spark-plug that was removed looked like it was running lean and covered with a white power.They tossed the plugs out,so I did not get to see it.The truck will run rough for 1-2 minutes,1 or 2 times a week,otherwise runs great.I need help f...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L transfercase VIN: IFMRU1569X
hello techs,we need help,with code 1838,motor circuit problem.vehicle came in stuck in 4wheel high,with only the 4wd.dash light flashing.we use vetronics scan tool,and mitchell .both are missing steps to diagnois this problem.has anyone had this problem,you ca...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTZR15V5X
Hello to all of you Ford Guru's!! Thanks for taking the time to read this. Ok we brought this one in on the hook. Customer said all was normal driving ok. Went to the post office, came out and it would not go. He thought it was a clutch linkage problem.. At ... Trouble codes: P00, 171 (system lean B1), P0174, P1400, P0505, P1101, P1121
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14514
The vehicle came into the shop with complaints of the check engine light on, as well as a rattle from the engine. The rattle sounded just like a timing chain rattle, but with such low mileage, we had a hard time believing that could be the problem. We replaced... Trouble codes: P0345
1981 GMC K1500 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GCEK14H3B
Thanks for any help you can give. Customer states vehicle will not start unless block heater gets plugged in over night. Vehicle had a new engine installed 2 years ago very poor wormanship. I have had vehicle for 5 days first thing in morning I was able to s...
1996 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Starting VIN: 1GKEK13R4T
vehicle after a hot soak will some times not start, sometimes it will kick back like timing off & sometimes it will just crank over for a while, eventually it seems to start, also has a new crank sensor. ANY HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED, THANK YOU, RON
1998 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Cuts out, Stall, no start VIN: 1GTHG35F4W
hey guys. Don't work on much desiels so i can use some help with this one. This van came in with a bunch of fuses missing under the hood and a fuse blown. I replace all the missing ones and replace the bad one and the truck started up. The bad fuse was located...
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Stall VIN: 1GCHK23121
engine will start cold (below [...]) run 10,20 seconds and stall in south fl ok most of the time but when truck driven north will act up,if stalled and fuel system primed. engine will start and run ok untill it gets cold again. reprime and all ok. to me sy...
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L front differential VIN: 1GKET16S03
Greetings to all this envoy will not +go into 4x4.When 4x4 is selected the front driveshaft turns but front wheels do not.I did remove tjhe right side motor t make sure it was working and it was.I then removed the right side axle and removed the assembly which...
2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S52
Cust complained of check eng light on loss of power Interm, on Hwy after 10-15 mins, of driving.Scan sys P0350 sec. ign sys,according to mitchell that code does no apply to 2.4,only V-6. Roadtested car several times could not get anything to happen,pulled in s... Trouble codes: P0350 (Sec. Ign sys)
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: SALJY1243V
I just got the Rover in my shop and it didn't run I replaced the battery, plugs and wires and she fired right up, but when I put it in drive she bogs down and barely moves. I undid the cat and nothing has changed but started smelling of fuel. I cleaned the thr...
1965 Lincoln Continental 430CID blower vents VIN: 5Y02N43500
This vehicle is owned by a friend of mine. He is trying to restore the heater & ac functions. There are many vacuum lines missing or disconnected. Right now only the AC ducts blow air. The heater core never gets warm, but I see that it is vacuum operated also....
1992 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L all shifts VIN: JM3LV5235N
I did't find anything in the arcives like what happened with this one. Basicly what happened was the vehicle had sat a long time, needed engine work. Fixed engine drove vehicle locally (as a daily driver ) for a few Days. Running shifting ect was normal. One d...
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L supercharger VIN: JM1TA222XX
is there any way to check oil in supers nose assembly or is it sealed unit? is there any way the rotors could have been dammaged?from bad drive hub?
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2225Y
customers vehicle came in with check engine light on and poor fuel mileage. scan for codes, p0172 bank 1 rich. checked fuel pressure, ok. checked maf ok, cleaned maf. check for vacuum leaks no leaks found. check o2 sensor operation ok. check short term trim ju... Trouble codes: P0172
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C6Y
Onwer cranked over till starter was smoked.Looked for possible causes for no start.talked to owner and it sounds like the starter was staying engaged.Took wire of solenoid and attached test light to wire turn key to crank and light came on ,let go of key and l...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL 6.0L lacks power VIN: WDBGA57EXN
Hey Mercedes techs out there, I've gotten into a mess here with this 12 cylinder. Don't see but an occasional one, but this one came in with no power. To start with I saw the throttle cable was adjusted up so the idle contact switch wouldn't ever close, correc...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Engine VIN: WDBRF40J93
First of all I would like to thank everyone that can help.I don't work on Mercedes's to much and I don't have a clue what happened to this car.Its my wifes car also and she just bought it.So this is what the car is doing,it started out having a unstable idle g...
2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM53U6Y
I have this sable with intermittant no-start(lack of fuel pressure).It only acts-up after sitting overnight.When I tested the circuit at the pump pigtail,it has 12 volts,but after load testing the ground,it very weak.I checked the 302 ground in the trunk,its o...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L PATS System VIN: 4MUZU66EX2
I installed a used engine with 67'000 miles in this truck. It started and run well. I had an abs code for no rear sensor action rear wheels registering 0. I replaced the rear sensor to no avail same code P1451. Engine code Evap. canister vent valve. I had it w...
1990 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JA7GL29WOL
#1 fuel injector has no eletrical signal.I've tested the harness from ecm to injector and is ok.This system has a driver for each injector and the information I have is unclear about what triggers the fuel injectors individually. I believe it's the crankshaft ...
1987 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: FB12730046
Hi guys The owner said that the engine would start for a very short time then it would begin fuel foul the spark plug. In going through my diagnostic i saw that the main ground lead was not connected to the engine. I connected it the ground lead and attempted...
1993 Nissan D21 2.4L fuseable link VIN: 1N6SD11S7P
Had to do a road call on this truck yesterday, truck would not start after hitting a small bump. I knew what the problem was, the fusible link that I changed out no more then 6 months before popped again. I changed it out with a 15 amp blade fuse to get him ba...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09X41
hello fello iatn members. i just need a little direction. the p0420 code appears to have a couple of tsb's available, the signals on the front and rear o2's look as though the cat could be starting to deteriorate, is this a common trouble or should i send them... Trouble codes: P0420, P0158
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L radio and instument panel VIN: 1N4BA41E54
Customer has brought this Maxima in for #6 fuse blowing intermitantly (Radio display and Instument panel lights) The problem with this fuse is that it carries 9 seperate systems. I believe I have a chaffed wire somewhere, but before I go taking the dash apart,...
1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62COX
olds techs please help, 99olds car came in with p0440 purge sol will not command on with tech 2 have 12 volts at pink wire, use dvom between pink wire and green/white wire also shows 12 volts, but it will not control the duty cycle of purge sol. thanks for the... Trouble codes: P0440
1992 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L 4 th all the time VIN: 1G2HX53L4N
Customer brought car in for not shifting. Found code 36 worked trouble tree in mitchell says problem is in trans. Checked for fire at plug and it is there. Grounded solenoids and they click. Has anyone run into this problem i`ve never been in one of these tran...
1995 Saturn SL2 1.9L Sway Bar VIN: 1G8ZK5270S
Hey, Saturn techs! This one has me puzzled and I have been a Saturn tech for 10 years. Anyway, 1995 SL2 customer complaining of noise in wheel rh side. We notice the rh wheel as its going up on the lift is loose. The whole wheel will move a good inch, to two i...
2004 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67554
Cel still coming on, code P0420. No other codes. We have replaced cat convertor with dealer cat. Convertor was previously replaced in 2005 at 70k miles. We also replaced 3 O2 sensors. Engine runs fine. Vehicle is driven about 300 freeway miles daily. We have c... Trouble codes: P0420 (bank one catalyst efficiency)
1992 Toyota Paseo 1.5L RElease Bearing VIN: JT2EC45F1N
Does anyone have one of these transmissions laying around. I need to know how far the part of the transmission that the release bearing rides on sticks out from the transmission. Mine sticks out 1 1/2 inches. I can see some of it is worn off. The clutch was to...
1994 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L starting VIN: JT3AC12R7R
first post for me hear goes, this van won't stay started in the morning when below say 45 degrees. will start for 1 sec then die, repeated trys does the same til temp rises 2 to 3 hours later. then it will perform flawlessly. tested cold start injector and loo...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4T1BG28K3X
Good afternoon We have this 99 Toyota Camry 2.2L engine. It is consuming an extraordinary amount of oil. When the customer first stopped by with her car, she said that the day before she had to add two quarts oil.The day she stopped in she stated that the oil...
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: E73Z157400
Hi all, this Corolla will randomly not start. When in no start condition it will not communicate with our scanner. It seems that the coolant temp. gauge does not work also. I have tested the ignition switch and all seems ok. It never dies. I checked the archiv...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L heater motor VIN: JTEBU17RX4
i have a 2004 toyota 4runner with intermetint heater motor operation the first time i looked at the 4runner found power to motor but very weak ground, i replaced the heater control module and the ground became stronger and heater motor worked great but now a f...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C6X
this is my wifes car. she complained about running bad cold with engine light flashing about three weeks ago. brought car in to shop scanned computer found multicylinder misfire. replaced plugs and wires. same problem. we have had some bad gas in this area. so...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WVWAC63B41
Came in with bogs & jerks on acceleration, ck engine lite on. Had no power to even move. Replaced MAF got power now but cruise it surges with steady pedal. Touched batt. cables together. ran ok then until drove it a while and it surges again. with emmission wo... Trouble codes: P0171, P0441, P0135

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1996 BMW 328i 2.8L ignition key VIN: WBACD4326T
thank you for all of your replies in regards to r & r procedure on the ignition cyl. we ordered special tool # 32 3 110 from bmw which allowed us to r & r cyl. thank you again
2003 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS53473
To all of the great techs who replied to my 'cry' for help: Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! I am using the Matco Determinator scan tool with the new 2005 European software update ( the update did quite a bit to make this scan tool more useful,though still... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control).
1994 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4BT52P9R
Thanks for all of the replies.. But I'm afraid none were the fix. I started to drop the exhaust to check for back pressure but saw how badly the exhaust bolts were.(bawk bawk) So I stayed away from that, and the rationality of how it ran didn't make sense.. If...
2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1L driver window VIN: 2G4WS52J13
thanks for your help i repaired it with master switch again thank you all for your help
1988 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G6CD51595
First I want To Say Thanks To All Who Replied I Really Do Appreciate It.I Looked Over All Respones That I Recieved And Tried All Of The Quick Things That Were Suggested.The Customer Wanted A Complete Tune Up (Plugs,Cap,Rotor,Wires,etc.)So I Did That.I Thought ...
1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L raw fuel smell VIN: 2G1W15ZM8T
I don't know exactly what fixxed this vehicle, But after checking the fuel regulator and evap. system again (smoked it), I pulled the tank and replaced o-rings and hoses that had not been replaced before. Vehicle has been o.k. for two weeks now. Thanks for all...
1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4.3L No Start VIN: 1G1BL52W0S
Well fellow iAtn tech, We did it again ,Many thanks to all. Special thanks to David [...] ,Charlie, Gerald, Robert and New Age Garage. for the codes ,Pas Key #. At first pass key #6 didn't work?? Until Gerald mentioned check battery voltage mine was down t...
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1JF5247V
Well after double checking everything the ignition sytemn including cam and cranks sensors are working perfectly. All our sensor readings o-2 map ect iat etc are showing the same at the sensor as the scan data indicates 0-2 after warm up is showing .465-.980 v... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire history code).
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L steering box and/or steering pump VIN: 1GCEK19T9Y
Customer drove the truck for 4 days with no tight steering. Temp did dip below zero the first 3 mornings. Special thanks to Kevin [...] by the way, my local GM dealer did not know that it was evev available.
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L p/s VIN: 3GNFK16T31
sorry this as taken so long.customer decided to take it back to the dealer.i have been wating for an answer to what fixed the truck but learned today that the dealer as had it for a month with no luck.
2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L ABS Readings VIN: 1GCGG25R72
Well thanks to everyone for their input..Here's the skinny...Took it to the Dealer...they apparently have better diag tools than we do..They hooked their scanner up and found absolutley no problem with the 4WAL system. They stated that our scanner may be at fa...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13542
I have replaced the No. 3 ignition coil, and have cleanned the connector on the cam shaft positioning sensor. Checked the tension the wire terminal ends. Two weeks later the customer came back and said the vehicle is running fine. Trouble codes: P0172, P0303, P0340.
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L valve train VIN: 2G3HE66GOY
thanks to all that offered suggestions,but as i suspected the engine suffered badly because the owner was able to keep cranking the engine after the initial t-belt failure.she bent all 12 intake valves(heads are at machine shop getting done over now).the thing...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Dome Light VIN: 1B7HF1325X
Thanks to all that replied. The CTM was the problem. The trouble i was having is shop key showed this as a two wire sensor. I was never able to locate it. The CTM was actually a multi function module. All is well. Thanks again.
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Exhaust VIN: 2B3HD46R0Y
Thanks for all of your help.I removed the upper intake and found nothing as I had though.I reinstalled the intake and and after running for about 30 min. noise didn't come back.I am sure that it will though.Customer did not want to spend any more money.Wants t...
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Warning/interior lights VIN: 1B7GG2AN01
Due to the fact that this problem only occurs once every three months, we will have to reserve comment on whether or not the problem is truly fixed until three or four months pass. Almost every reply indicated a BCM problem, or the Central Timer Module which...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L monitor won't reset VIN: 1FTEF15Y9T
Thanks to all who responded. We went back and re-verified all of the previous repairs and checked all the items that were suggested in the replies. What ended up allowing us to get the monitors to run was a 'back to the basics' type of look at the vehicle. We ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0385, P1000 (monitor test drive cycle not complete).
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTJW36F2V
Sorry for delay in posting but I am trying to forget about this nightmare.Delivered truck told customer about rolling idle and cold start no power problem.He needed truck,called the next day truck would not go over 25mph!It had been towed to another shop 40 mi...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZ5142YB
Thanks to all who replied. R&R intake gasket all the way to the heads. recleaned injectors, cleaned egr ports. reassembled and retested so far one week all ok. Did not see any particular problem with gasket upon disassembly however install all factory gaskets ... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean exh), P0174 (lean exh).
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR14UX3
I was thinking valve the whole time but it made me feel better to know that other techs have seen the same thing. Cust took truck for now and is coming back with tax return money to fix. I soaked it over night on the motorvac. It felt better but still was not ... Trouble codes: P0316 (Miss on start up), P0306, P0305.
1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1GKEK13RXV
thanks to all who replied.because the fuel pressure was not holding, I decided to address that issue first. based on the replies i recieved, I checked the fuel pressure regulator. after removing the upper intake,I found the regulator leaking. I replaced it and...
1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L steering wheel VIN: 2GTEK19R3W
Thanks for all the help on this one! It turned out to be the sensor on the steering column. This is the first one I have run into and as always I'll never forget it.
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L cruise VIN: 1HGCD5637T
Special thanks to Kevin [...] they hit the nail on the head it was the one way check valve freezing up. THANKS IATN
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1J4G248S3Y
thanks to every one we narrowed it down to either abs module or key immobilizer module we have to get it to mess up again
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L radiator fan VIN: 1J4GW48S71
Well after taking all the replies into consideration. I disconnected the wire from the computer and I was able to turn it on by grounding the wire. I could not command it on by the computer so I decided to bite the bullet and order the computer from jeep. I wa...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Trailing arm bracket VIN: 1J4GW48N44
The customer decided not to fix the vehicle due to the additional damage we found. The front axle housing was bent on the R side as well as the control arm bracket damage. After I spoke with all of the local contacts that I have, They instructed me to purchase...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA6231X
I want to thank everybody for the quick responses and their help, this one just about got me. When you get one like this you almost start wondering about your abilities. I want to especially thank Mike [...] for explaining how the system works, it helped a ...
1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L No Start, WON'T CRANK VIN: SALPV1245V
There are three different scan tools to synchronize a rover and without them it cannot be done. What I mean is after the battery is disconnected for a long period of time the security system and the pcm lose their handshake. There is no other way to sync. the ...
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L engine/trans VIN: JT8BH28F3W
I have not been able to confirm motor mounts or trans mount. We performed a trans fluid exchange with synthetic fluid and the vibration is still there. I hope to get the vehicle back and replace the mounts. Thanks for all the feedback.
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L limp mode after 3rd shift goes into limp VIN: WDBJF65F8W
thanks guys for the help. after working on the car for 3 days cross reference number on rear diff and realize the car had wrong diff in car. i looked in area because of mention of tire size and abs sensors. thank you mark [...] at total precison autoworks
1997 Mitsubishi legnum 3.0L AYC system VIN: 7A8CJ30070
Hi Team Thank you Howard [...] Stan for replies. After reading the info supplied by Howard ( Another great Kiwi Bloke ), I changed the Ayc oil and bleed the system and all is now good.I drained the old oil into a clean container so i could inspect it. The quan...
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L all lights VIN: 6MMAP67P12
many thanks to lewis in ca ,the problem turned out to be a bad connection at instument panel ecu .
1999 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR07Y6X
have also replaced intake manifold gasket cleaned out runners as best as possible used motor vac to clean fuel system and intake seems to give it more power , but light still comes on veh .when idles ,it does now have ngk plugs original had bosch platinums whi... Trouble codes: P0300 (random multi miss fire).
2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L Starting VIN: 1GHDX23E01
Thanks for all the help. The problem wound up being the I/C. It shorted out internially some how causing the no start.
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Oil Leak VIN: WVWPD63B5X
Upon closer inspection the problem turned out NOT to be the front crankshaft seal, but the horseshoe shaped cover that the seal sits in. Oil was leaking from the steel gasket between the cover and the block. Next time any of you see a leak from this area, don'...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 3VWCR31C14
thanks for all the help. It was the duel mass flywheel had a broken spring that had wore a hole in the flywheel.These cars don't have a torque converter is an odd set up for an auto.Replaced flywheel and all is good thanks again God Bliss
2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L heating VIN: YV1RS58D11
thank you everybody for your responses. i appretiate all the help you offered. I took your advice and took out the in cabin temp. sensor and cleaned it. (you were dead on when saying it gets filled with lint) we replaced it and drove for a little while and e...
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