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1999 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB28D3X
Car came in with no power and mil on. Set codes p1612 and p1557. Found coding incorrect.I am using launch x431 to try and code ecu. Current code is 06001. Need to change it to 06351. I can log in with password 01283 (info from IATN reply), but will not accept ... Trouble codes: P1612
1992 BMW 525i 2.5L ignition/timing VIN: WBAHD6311N
Hi all, This engine replacement has me stumped. I removed old engine w/o VANOS out of the 92 and replaced it with an engine w/VANOS out of a 95. Currently using a 405 green label DME. Fuel injectors firing. Spark is good. Compression is good. Cam and crank se...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L PCV system VIN: WBADD632XV
Hey Gang, The customer had a valve cover gasket replaced recently at another facillity and claims that his problem started right after that. I don't know exactly why he did not go back to bend the "other" guy's ear on this, but no matter at this point. After ...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L key remote VIN: WBADM6340Y
customer came in with 528i he had just bought and remotes on keys not working. he states that 1 remote was working until he started using the other remote. i tryed to program both remotes with info from alldata and also looked at posts on iatn on how to progra...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L slow to accel. VIN: WBADM634XY
The cust. did not tell me about this problem. When you go to accel. it will be very slow to accel. , If you turn the ign. off and restart it run's fine.
2001 BMW M5 5.0L battery VIN: WBSDE91070
I have a 2001 BMW M5, that was built for Europe and converted to USA standards.The battery has a 170 ma draw. There is a TSB 84 06 01 from BMW for this problem. The phone system is not shutting down. They want you to rewire a connector in the trunk. Problem is...
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L crankcase vent valve VIN: WBAAV53491
Hey guys I know a BMW tech will know exactly how to fix this, I was replacing crank pos sensor and removed air box to gain access to connector when I noticed some oil and a crack in the crankcase vent valve and it seems pretty brittle, what is the proper r&r m...
1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L abs VIN: 1G6KD54Y4X
this caddy came in with a brake pulling problem.test drive revealed no brake pull but alignment was terrable,so we corrected alignment and car left,car returned next day with abs pump running at times and car slows down without touching brake pedal.has code u1...
1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, idle-hunting closed VIN: 1G1FP2186K
Hello fellow IATN members, thanks for taking time to read my story, hope you can help. I live in Houston, and Mac Haik chevy has been very helpful. Lee Loria the shop foreman, took a ride in my car with me and the scan tool (Monitor 4000 enhanced) hooked up. H...
1990 Chevrolet Lumina 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WL54R8L
Hello fellow techs, I have this 90 Lumina thats is starting to drive me crazy. I have had this car here for three days now with the customer compalining of a stalling problem. I have put over 50miles on this car and have not got it to stall out, after sitting ... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust indicated.)
1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L Coolant resivoir VIN: 1G1BN52P0R
Good morning techs. I have a 94 Impala SS with oil in the coolant. Car was at a local dealer who cleaned the resivoir and told the customer he should not be driving it. They offerd no explanation or help. Now I have it. I have read about problems with the oil ...
1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L front brakes VIN: 1G1YY22PXR
The car came in because of vacuum-leaking brake power booster (which could be heard inside the car). So, we replaced the power booster and worn front and rear brake pads. During the test drive, we noticed that the brake pedal is high and hard, and also front b...
1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L blinkers VIN: IG4F8027HF
three days ago custy says ,went to use blinkers nothing so he replaced fuse of same size pop went from 15 amp 2 20 amp (on his on) and it poped so hes dropping it off tomorrow,any help in right dirrection thanked ahead of time.
1996 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNGK26J5T
Hello and thank you up front. Have a 96 suburban K2500 with 7.4L code p0327 keeps comming back after few seconds. Performed diagnostics and it recommended KS (knock sensor) module. if code comes back replace VCM. we did so and code still comes back. Both knock... Trouble codes: P0327, P0175, P0172
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W3T
Vehicle runs fine, no symptoms except that the MIL comes on with in one day of clearing the codes. I am leaning towards a fuel pressure problem, but would like a second opinion due to the expense of a regulator. Fuel pressure readings listed below in test sect... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P1133 (HO2S B1S1 insufficient switching), P0134 (low O2S activity B1S1), P0153 (O2 signal slow B1S1), P0171 (Fuel system too lean bank 1)
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNFK16R3T
This 96 Suburban came in for a coolant leak and battery. I replaced the lower intake gaskets. The distributor cap hold down tabs cracked so I replaced the distributor. It came with a new cap and rotor. We used a NEW Dorman distributor. It has Delco double plat...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L circuit 41 melted VIN: 1GNDT13W4W
I have traced the circuit (41) brown wire out of the IP fuse panel. It is melted at the panel and into the harness that runs behind the recess for the instrument cluster. Found the splice pack (SP200) on the passenger side floor area with 3 melted wires. Termi...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L A/C Leak VIN: 3GNFK16R1X
Truck came in with no ac. I charged system and injected dye. I checked the most common spots to leak; high side port, schrader valves, cycle switch, compressor. did not find anything. removed glove box and blower to check evaporator. no leak. removed rear pane...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L No Start VIN: 1GCEC19V04
This vehicle has an intermitten no start. It will crank every time. However the fuel pump does not prime. The ignition coils and fuel injectors have power. There is no grounding from the PCM or ignition coil comand for spark. There are no codes. I have cleaned...
2000 Chrysler Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Long Crank Hot Start VIN: 1C4GJ44G2Y
This car was in 6 months ago with coolent leaking from headgasket the heads were sent out and overhauled the car left running good .About 1 month later it came back with CEL on still running fine. It had a code P0204 #4 injecter or circuit failure Scoped out i... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire Cyl.4)
2002 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L computer monitors VIN: KLAJC52Z12
looking for some help on procedure for drive cycle to run computer monitors. after said repair and clearing codes car will not run all monitors. has run 5 of them but not evap or cat monitors. being on tucson, state emissions must be passed for vehicle registr...
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ46X2V
I have a stratus that misses at an idle with the AC on and on only #2 cylinder.I have switched the plugs and wires around with out any change.Also the cylider with the miss is about 30psi lower,and the running compersion is the same for all cylinders.the LTFT ...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L 3-4 upshift VIN: 3B7KC22Z4W
Truck holds passing gear or third too long wont upshift unless tap brake, worse with cruise control on rpm go to red line. Normal driving on flat ground shifts ok. With cruise on and come to hill down shifts and holds for what seems forever even after toping h...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Hesitation VIN: 1B7HF13YXX
i'm stumped! at between 42 and 45 mph this truck has a stumble hesitation, or whatever you want to call it. as you can see i've donr everything i can think of. no check engine light, no codes, no misfires on the counter. any ideas would be appreciated thanks i...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, black exhaust VIN: 1B4HS28N1Y
Customer brought truck in - said blows black smoke on acceleration, gets poor fuel economy (8mpg), and has MIL light. codes were as above stated- po171 and po551. The engine was running lean and the p/s switch was leaking.I researched and found that the pwr st... Trouble codes: P0171, P0551
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Unknown VIN: GHUO123567
hi i am working on 2001 dodge p/u i have a/c leak & i cant find the leak i have dyed it serval times & also used sniffer but i cant find any trace of oil or any thing i know it coming out somewhere but i cant find any trace any where i have replaced evap twice...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L tps sensor VIN: 1B7HC13Y51
hey dodge techs i am stumped on this one. this truck came in with the mil light on. i scaned the truck and pulled a p0123 tps sensor voltage high. now here is when it gets tricky, you can clear the code and drive as long as you want and the mil light will neve...
2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HL48NX4
Hello the ses light was on with p303 cylinder #3 misfire.It runs very good and a misfire is not noticeable when driving and the ses does not flash and the light stays off for quite awhile when reset.I replaced the spark plugs and checked for spark,compression,... Trouble codes: P0303
1990 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1G5T745J76
custy,has replaced alot of parts (exs dad).but after a drive engine warms up wont start turns over but no start has spark but when you throw starting fliud into throttle body starts right up.any help thanked ahead of time.any questions please ask. Trouble codes: N0
1992 Ford Ranger S 2.3L camshaft VIN: 1FTCR11AXN
Hi Group, Vehicle came in with timing belt jumped 5 teeth.Put on new belt,no problem,cam was free.Then started engine & ran a couple of minutes & then bang,engine quit.Found timing belt jumped again.Put socket on cam,could not turn it until I went back with it...
1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L door locks VIN: 1FALP45T8R
Tried master switch to no avail, this vech does not have a gem module per ford, also no factory keyless or anti theft, looked has plugs no module in lr of trunk. apply 12v to lock unlock motors they work. checked fuses #6, #8 and circuit breaker in fuse panel ...
1996 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L Wheel speed sensor, C1155 VIN: 1FTCR15U8T
This vehicle came in with the ABS light on. Used Snap-on Modis to find Code C1155 (left wheel speed sensor). Replaced sensor, but ABS light still comes on (same code). Modis cannot communicate with computer to clear codes or read data outputs.
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...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L cruise control VIN: 2FMZA514X1
well i cannot find any diagrams to support what i'm seeing on the car, the cruise is inoprotive, so ichecked the on off switch seems to work it pules a 12 volt signal when you push the on switch, i checked the resistance on the speed up and decel and resume sw...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 2.0L crank sensor VIN: 1FMYU04B5I
we had a no start condition and an erratic injector pulse. we went to the crank sensor and removed it from the block. the end of the sensor facing the flywheel is scraped off and the magnet is gone off the end of the sensor. we moved the crank shaft back and f...
2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L ac system VIN: 1FTPX12505
hello everyone and thankyou for any help. customer complaint is that the vehicles ac system does not produce cold air all of the time. all gauge readings are within specification,blend door working and there is no debri in the max air door.at this moment the a...
1987 GMC S15 Gypsy 2.8L not starting VIN: 1GTCT14RXH
Thanks in advance for the help, this truck will make you pull your hair out. This truck has been in and out of my shop so much but this time I need help. The owner had a friend take the 2.8 out and install a 3.1 in it out of a 95 camaro and the poor truck hasn...
1997 GMC K2500 Suburban SLE 7.4L dash VIN: 3GKGK26J2V
hello iatn members this 2500 has a little problem if you turn the head lights on the dash goes crazy every things pegs when you move the dimmer the dash reacts the gauges up and down likes the lights. we tryed the head light switch a dash it has a new alt,ing ...
1999 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L a/c VIN: 1GKF16R7XJ
I received this vehicle one day ago. Complaint: not cooling. I put the gauge on the vehicle the pressures were 150 hi and dipping toward 10 on the low. I replaced the receiver drier and orifice tube, and vaccuum the system down. The vehicle didn't hold the vac...
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK23142
engine lost power on e-way and quit shortly after. towed in scan and mechanical confirming no rail pressure. when using prime button no pressure can be built-up. leak out of rear intake to lower belhousing area. injector pump came apart internaly blowing out t... Trouble codes: P0087 (rail pressure low), P1093 (low system pressure)
2005 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L ride control VIN: 1GKFF66U65
hi group. this suv came in for service ride control. found the code C0660 level control exhaust valve circuit. base on my otc scanner, it show the exhaust solenoid On all the time. and the compressor signal is off when the vehicle running. it look like the com...
1989 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGEDG6341
Thank for any help This car has a no start condtioning, has spark (good spark) , fuel ,injector pulse timing is fine and so is compression. It seems to be flooding it self, plugs and cylinder are soaked with gas. after drying out cylinder and clean spark plug...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Surge VIN: 1HGCD716XR
This car came in on the hook with a hole in the side of the block. We didn't get to hear it run before the engine swap. We put a used engine in it with a little over 100,000 miles on it. Transfered the distributer, and throttle body from the old engine onto th...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L tcs VIN: 2HKRL18673
TCS system engages itself under mid to heavy acceleration. I am able to scan the vehicle with my genisys however I can not differentiate between ABS and TCS codes. The code I retreived is a 31-02 (I am assuming that it is a TCS code for the Engine Retard Comma...
2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Overheating VIN: JHLRD788X5
Got a real head scratcher here. The engine overheats due to the cooling fans not turning on. They come on with the a/c just fine and doesn't overheat when the a/c is on (because the fans are on) The ecm as far as I can tell only commands the fans on with the a...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC73D83
got this hyundai here with a p0160- no o2 activity bank2, sensor2. Replaced o2 sensor twice, ohmed all wires from pcm to o2 connector and they are fine, I have 12 volts on pin 3 from pcm which it is supposed to have but, keeps setting code.this sensor is the l... Trouble codes: P0160
1992 Jeep Wrangler Renegade 4.0L shifter VIN: 2J4FY69S8N
We started the Jeep and let it run til warmed up,when cold it was easy to get into first, After it had sat and warmed up (20 minutes) the shifter was difficult to move into first or second gear(NO NOISES AT ALL) but all other gears slid right in. I noticed tha...
2001 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L steering VIN: 1JFF58S61L
complaint is that at hwy speeds steering wheel will shake. hit a bump and steering wheel shakes.upper ball joints were bad, replace all 4 ball joints & shake still there. any help would be great. thank you.
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 2.8L fan clutch VIN: 1J4GL58565
Is it necessary to remove the a/c lines that are routed on top of the fan shroud when in order to remove the shroud for fan clutch replacement? The Chrysler repair manual does not say so. My tech say that it is necessary to evac and recharge system in order to...
2002 Kia Optima SE 2.7L drl VIN: KNAGD12882
Howdy there, Our first KIA, we dont have any service info on this. The drl are inoperative and all fuses check ok. The owners manual is missing (of course) and I can find no switches that over ride the drl. Does anyone have a location for the drl components an...
2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L 3-2 / 2-1 down shift VIN: SALPV1542Y
transmission came in as no move - overhaul, replace mlps, replace pressure control solenoid, now has downshift clunk. any ideas thanks
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNLM82W7S
Greetings techs, I have a question about the 4.6 engine in this Lincoln. I am getting a missfire on #5 cylinder caused by oil in the spark plug hole. I have replaced the spark plugs previously and there was some oil in the # 5 hole. I cleaned it out and replac... Trouble codes: P0305
2001 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4F4ZR17U61
This truck has no spark. I tested the signal coming from the computer. It has 12 volt power but the computer is not grounding the circuit to fire the coil. It does have p.a.t.s. security system but every thing I check is showing good. And yes I have tried anot... Trouble codes: 1359 (Ign. run/accessory circuit failure)
2002 Mazda B2300 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 8YTDR23CX3
This truck came in with hesitation on accelaration mostly when cold but even after it warms up at times it will do the same. I have cleaned the maf sensor and compered the maf values with other trucks and they seem to be within range. Has anybody had a similar...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L No Start VIN: WDBCA39D4H
Good morning everyone I have an 87 560sel that I bought for myself. It has been sitting for about a year( yeah I know bad fuel and CIS)I flushed the tank and replaced the fuel pumps, fuel filter and injectors. I tryed to run the car on carb cleaner just to mak...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L engine VIN: WDBJF25F5W
Hey diesel techs, This car belongs to regular customer, well serviced, nice shape. When driving home from work on Monday was caught in a huge downpour, roads flash flooded and car stalled. Restarted after 3 tries, ran rough and smoked from tailpipe. Car was d...
1998 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L a/c switch VIN: 4M2ZU54E8W
we are a little stumped with this one. vehicle came in with a/c not blowing cold air. we recharged a/c system and found that the a/c cycling switch was defective so we also replaced it. we always test a/c after service with the system on max a/c. everything wo...
2001 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L21
Vehicle quit driving down road, cranks but no start, doesn't have fire, found fuel pressure to be ok (within specs.) Cannot get to injectors, but assume they are pulsing because of smelling gas during cranking. Has new coil pak, cam sensor & crank sensor, has ...
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L cyl head warp VIN: WMWRC33405
Hello Mini/BMW techs,I'm a GM fuel/electrical guy and am way out of my normal area of experience.Thanks in advance for any help you may have.Our body shop did front repairs and didn't fill/bleed cooling system. Vehicle left and came back on tow truck [was over...
1996 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NBU31D8TC
Vehicle came in from another shop with this code P0335 Crankshaft position sensor.Asked about history,Car has been sitting for a few years grandson turned 16 and was given to him to drive.Other shop has already replaced the Crankshaft Position Sensor and check... Trouble codes: P0335, P1336

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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2HNYD18222
Thanks for all the replies. After many phone calls and conversations with Honda North America the customer had to take his car to the dealer for an "official" diagnosis before they would cover it under warranty. Well, all in all I consider this one fixed. Than...
2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Left front axle seal VIN: 2HNYD186X2
Thank you to everyone for helping out. I work only on euro cars so I feel kind of lost as to common problems with the japanese brands. The axle was OEM and undamaged, no damage to the case or seal's seat area. I didn't know to check fluid level with engine ...
2002 Audi A6 3.0L interior monitoring VIN: WAULT64BX2
Was not successful on this one and Audi tech line referred that we send it to an Audi dealer so they couold send out an engineer to look at. disconnected interior monitoring module for now so we could return it to customer without the alarm randomly going off....
1998 BMW 328i 2.8L engine VIN: WBACD432XW
thanks to all that replied got responses from around the globe, the cranksensor was in the bellhousing like all suggested as for alldata were gonna have a chat, anyways I replaced the cranksensor (was cracked) and cleaned up the underhood area of the car and t...
1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW52L9R
We checked all power feeds and grounds again found no problem, ohm tested all solenoids and relays at pcm harness all good !4 reman ecm's . 1 e mail reply said he put 3 reman ecms and finaly went to the salvage yard for 1 and it worked.. I decided to...
1993 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L Pass key indentify VIN: 1G6DW5278P
Everyone is sending info on checking the tumbler, key chip, ect. but these have not been of any help. Near as we can tell the CCM (Central Control Module) is sending 5.29 volts down the signal wire to the key chip, this sets a short to voltage code (sets when ...
1989 Chevrolet R3500 Silverado 7.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCHR33NGK
Well I did have a few posts on the tank switching valve,I put a new one in it and have not seen it for week now. thanks for the help.
1995 Chevrolet Pickup C2500 7.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out
ok this truck is fix. i replaced the whole distributor and runs great, i still don't know what is wrong with the old distributor because it was the first thing that i looked at, i replaced the main shaft,pick up coil and ign. module with no change i just can't...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on, NO ACELERATION VIN: 8ZCEK14T04
This problem doesn´t seem to be to easy to fix but after checking continuity on all the cables right from the throttle actuator to the TAC module to the pedal I decided to try with another Pedal sensor from another truck Following Jim [...] sugesting and ... Trouble codes: U, 0107 (Lost comunication w/throt actuator Ctrl Mod).
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L Head and Valves VIN: 3C8FY68B72
Thanks for the help to everyone! we really learned something here 1. this is an interferance engine, but the valves don't hit the pistons, the can hit each other (thanks to Gary a Chrysler dealer master tech.) 2. On P.T.'s that loose a belt, pul...
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L instrument cluter VIN: 2B3HD46TXV
Thanks to those whom took the time to respond to my reply. I replaced the circuit board and all seems to be okay only time will tell. Good luck on your future repairs and thank you once again.
2000 Dodge Durango 5.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B4HR28ZYF
1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L engine VIN: 1FTDE14YMH
thanks for the information about the van. but customer mention it didn't overheat again for the last 3 weeks. but everyone said may be water pump. i will let everyone know if it come back for overheat. thanks again.
1995 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 4.9L Hormonic ballancer VIN: 1FTFE24Y7S
Well so far so good. I have not checked the pulley alignment with the laser alignment tool that came in today. Gates part #91006. Purchased from my snap on tool rep. But the pulley has not come apart yet. Time will tell. Thanks for all your help.
1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FASP14J4S
As was the overwhelming reply it turned out to be the fuel pump.Many thanks to those of you who replied.
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hydraulic pressure VIN: 2FMDA5144T
Hey everyone, we're happy to have this girl out the door... Kevin started us thinking more about the module bleed procedure and our lack of the proper scanner to do it. We rechecked the master, this time blocking the ports off as James recommended. The pe...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26G2V
Thanks to everyone who helped,Sean from California hit it on the head. When it would'nt start watch the check engine light, it stayed on meaning it was not getting a pip signal from the distributor. Replaced distributor after checking wiring & connections & th...
1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP10P6X
WE are leading towards the tps as the mass air flow has been replaced without solving the problem. Thank You for all that replied. Trouble codes: 1132 (excessive rich condition).
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L rear wiper motor VIN: 1FMPU18L0X
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L fuel tank VIN: 1FTYR10V5Y
First of all I would like to thank everyone for reading and replying to my post. What we did was remove tank,fill tube assem. and charcoal canister assem. We blew out all lines, cleaned vent valve air filter and visually inspected everything. I can't say we fo...
2002 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L abs module VIN: 2FAFP71W12
I can only imagine this vehicle had a non-ABS line setting ticket at the factory and had a module installed w/o compatible harness connector. This was an ex-cop car-a very unusual problem.
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L front cooling VIN: 1FTSE34F93
Well this one is finally finished. Thank you everyone for all your help and knowledge. We took the evap out as I said we would. Upon inspection it was leaking and had dye all over it. So we replaced it, but that doesn't explain why when we charge the syste...
1997 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Power steering VIN: 1GTHG35R8V
The problem with this van has been frustrating, even leading to the fleet abandoning the first shop who worked on it (of course, there was more, but it was the proverbial straw). The pressure to get it right has been high. Since the power steering pump had...
1993 Honda Civic del Sol Si 1.6L No Start VIN: JHMWH6161P
We had found that when the dist went bad it had burned out the ECM also. After replacing the dist. We still had no spark and the check engine lamp would not go out after 2 sec with key on engine off. also was unable to flash DTC's. After replacing the EC...
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L door remote VIN: 1HGCM56864
Special thanks to Richard [...] who enlightened me on programming the remote. To do this turn the key to the on position and press the lock button on the remote, then turn the key to the off position. Repeat this 6 times or until the door locks cycle then pres...
2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L timing belt VIN: 1HGEM215X4
Hi, I really want to thank all of you who took the time to think about, research, reply or read my post. What I was looking for was evidence of a pattern failure here. A couple of years ago we came across a low mileage 1.7l civic with a rattling noise from th...
2005 Honda Accord EX 3.0L abs VIN: H0NDA727F5
seem like the body shop does not know how to put in wheel bearings. 2 more wheel bearings later they finally used a press and managed to install a bearing without damaging the sensor seal, I scoped out the signal it was just like a tooth or two missing off the...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Rad Fan VIN: 1J4GW68N4X
I forgot to mention in my post that my high pressure gauge dropped from 350 to approx 150-180 after jumping the wiring for the rad fan. So I knew my problem was in the control side of the rad fan relay, and not a restriction in the A/C system. Process of el...
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73344
Its fixed, Lots of thanks to all that helped. most replies confirmed what I was suspecting, intermitent tank vent valve. another problem area for these vehicles is the fuel tank pressure sensor, which I guess is common for being contaminated with fuel and sk... Trouble codes: P0455.
1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BH28F0X
Tested vacume switch at manifold. Tested vacume switch at canister. Checked vapor press sensor had correct voltage for pressure and vacume. Replaced vac line at canister from gas tank. Was damaged "split", dont know if i did that removing it or it was already... Trouble codes: P0446.
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L fan motor VIN: 1LNHM87A8Y
Only reply to this one indicated that Ford did not offer seal. I disassembled motor and found that the shaft was grooved in the three locations where the lips of the seal rode. No point in looking for another seal. I ordered new motor for tomorrow. Thanks for...
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA67E6S
Hey Gang, Turns out everybody was correct...we had two problems working at the same time. I aquired a used air flow meter and that took care of the emissions numbers. After cleaning the spark plugs with a bit of "aggressive" road testing, the emissions numb... Trouble codes: 19 (Self Adaption at limit).
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L No Start VIN: 2MEFM75W7X
I found a bad wire(chaffed) under left fender ,above inner shield at firewall grommet.Once I fixed the problem in the wiring, all was good.
1992 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3XC47S7N
replaced distributer car is perfect thanks to all who helped me
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D91
Thanks for all the help, especially helpful was the Nissan Courtesy Parts website. The part I needed, the intake valve position sensor, was not on the parts fisch, but is available in a 3 sensor cam/crank kit (#23731-4M528) for a recall campaign. Trouble codes: P1140 (Intake Valve Timing Control Position Sensor).
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start, no spark VIN: 1G2NE12T9T
im closing this help request do to running out of time before it automaticlly closes ...i havent had much time to get this car back in but i think im going to try checking the timing next im getting spark now and fuel pressure crank and cam sensors are reading...
2006 Porsche Cayman S 3.4L Fit & Finish VIN: WP0AB298X6
Porsche has new airbag mount setup and as a few have pointed out a tire valve stem tool can be inserted in the hole on the back of the steering wheel and with a bit of fiddling it comes out .. thanks guys
2004 Scion xA 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKKT62474
Hi after performing leak tests and tightening suspect loose gas cap customer has been gone for three weeks with no codes returning. Trouble codes: 441 (442 -), 442 (446 -), 446.
1978 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Mechanical VIN: FJ40256633
Hi everyone. After some of your helpful suggestions we decided to start at the wheel cylinders which were aftermarket from a company called altrom.Compared to the original wheel cylinders the aftermarket cylinders. the aftermarket had no cup expanders just a s...
1993 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3AC11R5P
We finally fixed this vehicle by removing the cover on the mass airflow sensor and loosening spring tension. The mass airflow sensors are calibrated for new engines and do not work well with older high mileage vehicles unless you recalibrate them. I know this ...
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