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2000 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DC2394Y
Allright Acura guys, what we have here is a 00 acura integra with no spark. Cust said driving into work the car just died and would not start again. So it comes in on the hook and for two weeks now we have been upside down with this thing. Here is what we've ...
2002 Acura MDX 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2HNYD18222
Hey Acura Guru's - I am posting this one early into the diagnostic timetable because the diagnostic tree from ALLDATA has me replacing EVERY solenoid in the transmssion and then if that doesn't work replace the transmission! Well, I don't have alot of experien...
1999 Audi A6 2.8L Cylinder compression VIN: WAUBA24B9A
I am getting low compression on all of bank 2, cyl. 4,5,6 ranging from 105 psi to 115 psi. Bank 1 is reading 180psi across the board. Most sources are telling me that bad timing is to blame, which has been checked OK. I am also told that these head gaskets rar...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Block VIN: WBABM5343Y
We have a winner here, this vehicle came back with a complaint of the coolant level going down we pressure tested the cooling system and found no leaks so we topped off the system and sent the customer on his way. The vehicle a week later started running hot a...
1999 Buick Century Custom 3.1L cooling system VIN: 2G4WS52M3X
Ive got this car in here with a intermittant overheating promblem. this vehicle has been to six different shops before mine and has had alot of hands on it. it has a new radiator, waterpump, thermostat, & cooling fan relay #2. The first thing i checked was the...
1965 Cadillac deville 412CID starting ignition VIN: NO VIN
this car will only run with key in crank position. As soon as it starts and you release key, engine dies. I cannot find wiring diagrams for ballast resistor, or where it is located. Does this car use resistor wire or is the resistor in the ignition switch? Tha...
1993 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, CODE 41 (NO CAM SIG) VIN: 1G6CB53B6M
hey guys car came in with no power at all on acceleration,once car got going it was fine.no mil lamp was on intially.did pull a code 53 (distributor signal interupt) we replaced the distributor because the pick up coil was losing signal,also the igntion module... Trouble codes: 41 (no cam signal)
1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Stall VIN: 1G6EL12Y4R
Vehicle runs rough when hot and will idle surge and stall. Does not respond to throttle while acting up, 5v reference will go to ground. Have replaced pcm, tps & pigtail, and ignition module. Have checked all pcm powers and grounds. Trouble codes: P0022, P0036, P0070, P0095
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13W6X
After replacing Transfer case module and Encoder I could commucate and receive data. Turn key on and you could her shift motor cycling like it was trying to find the right postion,after a few times all the lights for shift control would go off and service 4 WD...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16R9X
I found lots of info in the archives on this problem, but can't put my finger on this one. I have a miss at idle on #3 and #8 and a miss under heavy load on #4 without #3 and #8 missing. Delco fuel pump was in stalled due to flow issues and serious lack of pow... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cyl misfire)
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1JF52T41
This cavalier came in because after it warmed up it would not shift below 3500rpm. With scanner attached I took it for a ride. After about 10 minutes I noticed that the tps is climbing in voltage at idle. The sensor capped out at 2.0 volts and 42% throttle. I ...
2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L rear wiper syst VIN: 1GNDT13W52
when you open the rear tailgate on this blazer, the windshield washer fluid drains out of the squirter? any ideas fellow sweathogs?
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L fan clutch VIN: 1GNDT13S13
we have this trailblaser that came in with a whine noise and a check engine lite on, p1481 cooling fan speed problem. we checked for power & grounds. the ground wire was open so we repaired wire & cleared codes. code came back on 2nd start. we checked iatn arc...
1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L daytime running lights VIN: 1C3XV66R7N
hi everyone,this is a problem for all you canadian chrysler pro's.i need to get a drl(daytime running lamps module) for this car.the oem# is 4373690.i've called 3 chrysler dealers on this & they all tell me that it is discontinued.their parts books say this mo...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1C3LL46U31
hey guys about six months ago a customer came in with this 2.7 sebring and the engine was blown due to overheating because the water pump was leaking.he decided to not repair the vehicle and left me the car.At this point I farmed out the engine job to the loca...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L Starting VIN: 2C8GT64L91
i have a draw on this car and multiple other problems the batt intermitently goes dead after a 3 to 4 day sit. i have a 40 mili amp draw, if i unplug the iod fuse it goes to 26 mli amp. if i unplug the center plug of the bcm it drops to 10 mili amp. not sure w...
2005 Chrysler 300 Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2C3JA53G05
stall in stop and go traffic at 10-20 mph dont know if on or off throttle, has a surge slight also at this time, think it only happens after driving about 100 interstate miles and go into bumper to bumper traffic at slow speed?
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3B7HF16Z9R
on cold start up truck runs great but if you let it just idle after a min. or two STFT goes from 0 to -32.2 and iac starts sucking hard and sounds like it is going to die out . if you goose the throttle it will go away and STFT goes to 7.6 and the truck runs g...
1995 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L converter VIN: 1B7KF26C7S
Hey guys and gals this is kicking my butt. Came in with tcc apply issues. test drove vehicle and found the rpm would not drop when tcc commanded. worked good until got a little warm 10 miles or so. Replace tcc/od solnoid and drove 30 miles or so worked great a...
1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4FP2533T
this one has me stumped. thanks for any help i can get, in advance. this vehicle stumbles and hesitates like a bad throttle position sensor in all forward gears. it will accelerate just fine in reverse. i'm confused. tried to access the computer and couldn't g...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L tcc kicks off & on VIN: 1B7HF13Y2W
when you are cruising 60-75 set the cruise, the lock up converter kicks off and on, sometimes several times in a row and then sometimes up to 5 min, apart with no apparent reason or cause. any help would be appreciated. it don't seem to do it if you don't have...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L hydroboost VIN: 1B7MC3364X
This particular vehicle has been a nightmare on its own. The problem started after replacing a faulty/leaking power steering pump. After driving the vehicle 5-20 miles the front brakes will lock up. We have check all pressures and bled the system correctly to ...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Hydraulic Lifters VIN: 3B7HC13Y01
We had this 5.2 rebuilt by our regular rebuilder(who has always done us a great job- been using him 15yrs+). Upon start up the lifters were rather noisy and didn;t quieten down for quite a while. There are still 4 or so that are noisy. After speaking with the ...
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Radiator VIN: 1FMDU32X9P
Customer complains of oil getting into radiator. It is not transmission fluid. Radiator doesn't have any leak. there is no water in the oil.
1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDLF47F3S
I have been working on this truck for 7 days and i work on these every day. But i can say im lost on this one The problem it idles rough in park or neutral. If you drop it in gear it idles smooth or if you disconnect the icp. It also will smooth out during a k...
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L ring & pinion VIN: 1FTJW35FIV
Hope you are all having a good Monday. I'm not. We had a customer bring us a rear differential from an F-350 Ford, that had a broken ring and pinion. They also brought all the parts to fix it. I installed new ring, pinion and all bearings w/ original pinion sh...
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L abs VIN: 2FTZF1729X
Good morning to all.I have this 99 f150 with constant abs light.After tracing down the rabs 1 wire connector behind r/s kick pannel (this is a 2 wheel abs system) I retrieved a code 7 no isolation solenoid during self check.Im in the process of trying to locat...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L no start VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Had previos wiring issues resolved w help here. Van sold and towed back 2 days later. Headlights stay on, p windows work with key off, no intrument cluster illumination, no start, power to fuel pump fuse all the time. Used ngs and communiacation only with, gem...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FDXE40F3X
driving down the road this truck will just lose power you know when its going to happen the steering wheel will have a slight shake and soon after it drops power from 65mph to just running 30 mph it will never cut out. It takes about 30mins to an hour for it t...
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L A.C Compressor VIN: 3FAKP1139Y
The problem is that the compressor runs when switched to any position except A/C. The switch tested fine. It only sends a signal when in A/C mode. When the compressor is running, the system totally ignores the pressure switches. I replaced PCM and CCRM as inst...
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Rear Blower Motor VIN: 1FMNU42S5Y
A/C cold, front blower works great, NO REAR BLOWER operation. Power from the 40A main fuse good. Checked for power to the rear blower, none. Hot wired the rear motor and it works. According to ALLDATA there is an Instrument Panel Relay Block which houses the A...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17W5Y
Vehicle came in with misfire on #4 cylinder. Customer said vehicle was running rough, they diagnosed a bad coil and replaced it. The misfire was gone, but the coil only lasted three hours before it failed again. They replaced it a second time and it lasted 2 h... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FTRF00723
Update to JUNE 3 POST We have had a chance to road test this truck several times when it has quit. and here is what we have found When the vehicle quits, the odometer shows dashes for each character. The temperature guage drops close to 0 -the oil pressure sta... Trouble codes: B1359
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L ride VIN: 1FTPX12594
we replaced all tires balance and rebalance tires checked rims and tires drive shaft for out of round ;bent truck vibrates on decel with or without use of brakes and around 70 and 80mph vibration comes and goes without any thing setting it off acccel decel the...
1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GKDT13W0S
This vehicle is my daughter's. The vehicle will exhibit a miss or jerk while driving down the road. This only happens when the motor warms to operating temperature. It will miss several times and if you let off the accelerator, it will completely die. You can ...
2000 GMC Savana 2500 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: F1Y1134640
Hello diesel techs, I have this 6.5L turbo that sometimes cuts out & stall while driving but starts up right away, the problem occurs very intermittently, it could be ok for two days & sometimes weeks. I replace fuel filter housing because of rusted sensors on...
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 HD SLE 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GTGK13U03
Thank you in advance. I must be overlooking something. Truck came in with intermitant flashing mil, code p0300 random missfire. On road test at highway speed cylinders 1,5,6 & 8 rack up missfire data and missfire can be felt. No missfire at idle but it is not ... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 HD SLE 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGK13U53
Intermittent codes P0120 & P0220. Turning on check engine light and reduced power. Have cleaned two grounds on back of cylinder heads,chassis grounds, and also main block grounds. Have replaced throttle body and T.P.S. assembly, Throttle body module and APP pe... Trouble codes: P0120, P0220
2004 GMC W3500 Forward W3S042 4.8L Compressor VIN: J8DB4B1464
This was brought in as an add on to an insurance claim that was taken care of at a body shop but they don't do ac. Customer say AC worked fine until Vehicle damaged. It came in with no refrigerant. I did an evac and vacuum test and it passed vac test. Next I p...
1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Speedometer VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
Hello Friend I have this 1997 Honda Civic hatchback DX with a 1.6 liter 5 speed transmission that came to my shop from a body shop. The left front fender area was repaired. The engine light is on and the speedometer doesn't work. When you turn the key on it j...
2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHCRD1863Y
I changed the timing belt on this 2.0L DOHC engine and now it has a misfire on cylinder 2. This should be a no brainer but everything I've checked is OK. I'm obviously missing something. I have double checked the cam timing and its right on the money. I made s... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire cyl 2)
2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHHN65F03
Hello Guys I need some "Hyundai Help" This car came in with the "Check Engine" light on. Cannot seem to get communication from the ECM, TCM or SRS to my scanners (modis & Genisys). However I do get communication with the ABS module. It seems any of the modul...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W6Y
came in for stalling and check engine light on p0300 miss fire code compresson test taken fuel pressure to specks check for vaccum leaks Trouble codes: P1120 (map sensor code)
1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1J4FJ68S3R
Please help. I have an intermittent no start (no fuel or spark) vehicle came in with a code 11 - no crank reference. Vehicle was running and all of the data looked good. Would not be the first intermittent crank sensor i've seen. Replaced crank sensor and vehi... Trouble codes: 11 (No crank reference)
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Rad Fan VIN: 1J4GW68N4X
Hello! I have a 99 Grand Cherokee that came in for A/C blowing warm. Hooked up the gauges and high side was over 350 PSI! Noticed that electronic rad fan was inop while pressures were high. I just installed a new relay with the same results. I CAN operate the ...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L fuel gauge/light VIN: 1J4FF58SXY
My Dad's car. The low fuel light comes on at about 1/2 tank. The gauge reads normal. I have looked at Mitchel and Alldata wiring diagrams and cannot figure out where the light is turned on. Does the tank sending unit, the PCM or the instrament panel module tu...
2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JYFA49S8Y
Hello everyone We have this Jeep in customer said it was running rough , drove it in and dropped it off, went to start it the next day , and it will not start, i have checked a few things, when you go to start it , the check engine light does not come on and ...
1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BH28F0X
Any common probs for this emmision system? Vacume lines appear good at canister, dont have smoker machine.. Any replies welcome, no other codes at anytime on this vehicle. Diagnostic on this code points to everything but gas cap "code 440" or tank, in trunk om... Trouble codes: P0446
2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L power steering VIN: JT88F28GXY
Power steering assist goes totally away at times while driving. No noises, nothing else wrong. It will stay off even if you turn the car off and reatart it. If you leave it off for a while, then it will be ok after you start it. Any help appreciated. thanks Ji...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Engine idle VIN: WDBBA48D7G
Before i take this engine apart, i want ask any bo dy out there if they experienced this problem. Car idles rough at idle, # 8 cyl. doesn't fire at idle. As i said above # 8 cyl. compression is little low but this cylinder should fire.I checked spark plug & wi...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA24G8X
Hey Guys, We replaced the supercharger for a failed clutch and damaged nose of supercharger. We get the above code that comes back every second start of vehicle after clearing. The only test we have is a voltage test at ME pins A2 and F21 11-14 volts when supe... Trouble codes: P1236 (Compressor output stage magnetic coupling)
1997 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L No Start VIN: 1MELM62W1V
This car will not start until the fuel pump does its prime which can last up two minutes. Has good fuel presure as soon as the key is turned on. Car has no spark or niode. Has power to injectors and coils but they are not being grounded. Also no comunication w... Trouble codes: P0135 (HO2S11 heater), P0142 (HO2S12 heater), P0155 (HO2S21 heater), P0161 (HO2S22 heater), P0172 (Rich bank 1)
1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1MS36P2M
Runs lean fails nox. Cleaned grounds, checked and added grounds, including MAF sensor. Pin-tested ECM, all within specs, no grounds higher than .045 volts. EGR and swirl valves worling correctly, new egr components OE. Ports very clean, compression within spec...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Fuel System VIN: 1N4DL01D4Y
Hi all I have this nissan altima the customer is complaining about fuel odor in the garage 30 min after short tripps to store. I have looked at all the fuel lines and gas tank and there is no evidence of fual leaking. The customer says it gets so bad they are ...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D11
thankls in advance for checking out my problem. car came in stalling at stop lights. originally replaced iac valve, no change in symptoms car still stalls. we think it is a computer issue but would just be a guess if we replaced it. any help on where to go fro... Trouble codes: P0505
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L detonation VIN: JN1DA31A82
nissan techs; this maxima has a pinging symptom; more so when hot under light load in higher gears; can also initiate ping in shop during stall test. slight oil consumption on plugs. called nissan w/ vin# to check for possible updates; service writer said no...
1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera SL 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G3AM51N8K
have a 89 olds 3.3L no codes, fuel pressure OK, spark OK, scan data all normal.have checked TPS, MAF, CTS, Injectors, car starts normal and idles, BUT if you touch the gas peddle the car dies,you can feather it and get some rev but still dies ONLY in Park and ...
1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G3WH52M25
car came in with a no start has fuel has spark but in don't believe it has injector pulse. sprayed starter fluid in tb and the car ran for a second. i have no cam or crank sensor signal. Trouble codes: 36 (cam sensor), 17 (crank sensor)
1984 Porsche 944 2.5L fans not working VIN: WP0AA943EN
Both blower motor fans are not working at all. MOD5 wiring diagrams don't really match what we have (seems generic). Have constant ground to both fans. My tech is lost...help please!! Thanks in advance, Michael
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L Starter Kick Back VIN: 5GZCZ23D53
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. We had this Vue come in 2 weeks ago for a junk battery and the customer requested we service it out for 100,000 miles. We installed the battery, installed Autolite platinum plugs etc and now(or at least she s...

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2000 Acura TL 3.2L 2-3 shift VIN: 19UUA5679Y
Thank you all, the customer was quite happy to hear it is under warrenty. thanks again
2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L air ride VIN: WAUYP64B01
Sorry for delay, Wow this one kicked my butt. I found water in air pump connector. There is a tsb for this. After fixing connectors and replacing fuse that I was originally searching for. All is well. Thanks again to all !!! Nate
1995 BMW 318i 1.8L power windows VIN: WBABK5326S
Thanks to all who replied It was an intialization issue by doing what a few of recomended it fixed it thanks again.
1998 BMW 540i 4.4L clutch switch VIN: WBADE5324W
I have the problem figured out. It is a part number problem. There is a production break at 9/97, which happens to be the build date for this car. If a part search is done using the vin, the wrong number comes up, a friend at BMW did a part number history sear...
1999 BMW M3 3.2L cooling fan VIN: WBSBK0331X
after finally getting some help from the dealer the color of the relay was violet, thanks for the help anyway!
2002 BMW 530i 3.0L whistle VIN: WBADT63462
Ok, gonna ship this one to Dinan Dealer here is why. First this lady didnt ADD this system to this car its a S1 and she has owned it since new and Ive seviced this car for years(so you guy's that say thats just the way it is are wrong). Second Ive pulled and R...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L SRS side airbags left/right VIN: 1G6KD52Y8V
Well it seems that GM has extended the warranty on this particular SRS system and there was an issue with the 'Side Impact Sensing Modules' in the front doors. Problem is intermittent and since the battery took a dive and we replaced it,the car has gone over a...
1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Rack & pinion mounts VIN: 2C3HC56FXS
Well, we have a fix on this vehicle. Thank you John [...] for nailing it on the head. It was a bad after market wheel bearing/hub. Replaced with a Chrysler and the problem went away. Thank you all other members for the replies. Even with helpers this noise was har...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L rotors VIN: 1C3EL46R92
hi everyone,sorry i've taken so long to close off on this problem i'm a 1 man band here.so anyways i appreciate everybody's help on this one.everybody gave good answers.the most popular answer was rear brake rotors.they are absolutly right-even though the cust...
1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3ES42C3S
thanks guy for ya help ! the problem was the ground wire from temp sensor to the computer had a short. I replace that wire all my trouble are gone thanks again. god bless Trouble codes: P0118.
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 3.9L abs module VIN: 1B7HC16X3Y
Thanks to Gerry, Barry, and Duane for repling to my post. All of you were correct. I tested the circuit for the rear speed sensor in the differential housing. The circuit itself was good, but the sensor was bad. I replaced the sensor this morning and did a rel...
2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ56H4Y
Sorry for the late follow up on this one guys. The customer towed the vehicle the day after I posted the request. I was waiting to here back from them but have not. They were from out of town and decided to tow it back home. Thanks for all your help. I did try...
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS48N42
1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR10A3L
Thanks to all who replied. It appears that the crank sensor i had originally installed a month ago failed when hot. After i got out my old scanner and blew the dust off of it I was able to get a primitive data stream. I was then able to see the tach signal sta...
1990 Ford F800 429CID Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDXF82KXL
Well, this one is fixed. First, I want to thank everyone who had great relies, but Dan from California and Curtis from Texas hit the nail on the head. I bumped up the timing 10 degrees and the truck runs perfect, the balancer must have slipped, I can't really ...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Drivetrain VIN: 1FTEF15Y8T
Thanks for all the input, I found the driveshaft bent. I replaced the driveshaft and the vibration went away. Thanks again Mike
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5145Y
sorry for late reply customer finnally gave me vehicle for extended period of time to find problem. With scan tool hooked up after driving for quite a while it finally happened. Tps droped out code set and there it was DPFE voltage shot to 5v. Replace DPFE sen... Trouble codes: P0122.
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L please read post VIN: 1FTNW21F92
well replacing the fuse block fixed the problem. the circuit board inside was fried not letting power out to my accelerator, instrument cluster and o/d circuit and kept me from shifting out of park when running after fuse block replacement all is well and ship... Trouble codes: P0605 (internal control module rom error), P0122 (tp sensor a circuit low input), P0221 (throttle/ pedal position sensor/ switch b performance).
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L alternator VIN: 1FAFP53U42
Sorry for taking so long to post fix, I was waiting on customer to bring me the part.Thanks to everyone who took the time to reply.The fix for this one was to replace the ECM. Most said to check voltage at the alternator which I had already done. From what I u...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L abs VIN: 1FTNX21F12
Hello guys and gals. This one is fixed. I replaced the hcu and bleed the brakes and all is well I am going to pull the old unit apart at a later date when I have more time and find out what went wrong. there is no core on the unit so I will let you know what I...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L coverter clutch VIN: 1FMYU93ZX5
We fixed this one. We tested the solinoids and they checked out good. I talked to a buddy at ford and he filled me in to the major problems they are having with these converters. What happens is the coverter clutch gets so hot it actually glues it self togeath...
1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L pwr windows VIN: 1HGEJ6670V
Thanks to each and every one of you for your suggestions. We did as most of you suggested and spliced in new wires with shrink tubing. The Honda replacement part would have been a 'nicer' fix but as the part is unavailable and the car is older and this seemed ...
2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L valve lash VIN: 1HGCG55631
Thanks everyone for the quick replies, The clearances are .009-.011'IN and .011-.013'EX. The speed with which I recieved the replies allowed me to complete this job on time. Long Live IATN!!!
2003 Hummer H2 6.0L side steps VIN: 5GRCN23U04
Hi there, when i started tracing the wiring (it appears to be an aftermarket feature, or at least added after sale) i came accross two dodgy connectors under the door sill trims, soldered them instead and all is good now, thanks for the tips and it explains wh...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L abs VIN: 1J4GW68N2X
Vehicle had new front axles replaced therefore we didn't feel that was the problem. However, based on IATN advice we removed them anyway and cleaned sensors/rings. We road tested the vehicle and the problem is gone. Thanks so much for all the replies!! Bruce T...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4FF48S1Y
After replacing the radiator and fan clutch and bleeding the cooling system with an AirLift tool and checking the new water pump impeller for looseness the engine still overheats. We are installing another engine to remedy the problem. Thanks to all that answe...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E5Y
Hi floks: Thanks for all the help. I recieved 16 replies. Everyone were right on. It is bad mass air flow meter. Special thanks to Gerald [...]. He offered me a accurate testing for air flow meter. He suggested to get car up to 40 MPH and floor it with scanner... Trouble codes: P0173, P0170.
2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada SE 5.6L Unknown VIN: 5N1AA08B44
After replacing the YAW sensor code went away and vehicle seems to be working as designed. Has been gone for over a week with no problems. The new sensor is an updated sensor made of plastic instead of aluminum. Thanks for the input. Robert
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L engine VIN: YS3ED48E4Y
After numerous attempts to correct the problem the engine failed on final test drive, problem not known. Thanks to everyone who responded your input is appreciated
1991 Saturn SC 1.9L bleeding VIN: 1G8ZH1478M
finally got the abs to activate and bleeding was finnaly succesful
2001 Saturn L300 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW52R31
Hello and a heartfelt thanks to Brian,Bobby,David,and Tom. we checked the grounding buss at the left rear of the strut tower,and all was well , next checked the connector for the ceank sensor,and that was fine. next i checked the crank sensor, and found it to ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0621, P2903, P1780, P08DB, P0917.
1988 Toyota Camry 2.0L Cooling Systems
Thanks for all the replies. I went with 1. remove T-body, egr & tube, and exhaust manifold. 2. unplug and or arrange harness and move it so it is up and above the intake manifold by the wipers (as one Tech said)3. don't forget brace from manifold to block unde...
2001 Toyota Prius 1.5L Battery VIN: JT2BK12U11
First off, I want to thank everyone for their safety concerns and for their help on trying to fix this car, what a job,you guys were right, it is a bear to change that monster, first off it weighs about 100 pounds, I had to change over the computer and all the...
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF32K22
i just got the car back and started with o2 heater circut and start checking the wires bettween pcm to sensor and had one broken wire inside of harness. that was the power coming from fuse. and i repair the wire and problem fix.thanks for help. Trouble codes: P0141, P0161.
1997 Volkswagen Cabrio High Line 2.0L spedo and tach VIN: 3VWBA81E6V
I just wanted to say thank you to all that replied! Every body seemed to be on the same track with the insterment cluster. Thats what it was and now i have a tach and spedo that work fine. Once again thanks.
1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L ignition system VIN: WVWFE83A3A
once again thanks for information but have a new one here. noticed no cel on and then checked cel ground at ecm to be good. just happened to hear a rattle in ecm. Opened ecm to find a prom chip had come loose from main board. Go figure!!(Would have probally be...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L Stall VIN: 3VWPD29M61
Cannot get customer to come back to inspect and perform repairs. Once I have the fix, I will update post. Trouble codes: 1297 (turbo/throttle valve connection pressure lost), 1137 (bank one LTFT system too rich).
2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L ABS Module VIN: 9BWDE61J82
Thanks to all for the help. I replaced the sensor in the left front wheel that was dropping out and all is well. Mike
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