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1998 BMW 540i 4.4L Engine Failure VIN: WBADE6328W
Not having any technical problems, however I do have a question. The manual says to remove transmission assy when removing the engine. I looked under the car and can't see any obvious reason to do this. Am I missing something or can the motor be removed withou...
1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52L2S
I just need one thing confirmed...At the red connector at the computer, the black feed from the cam sensor...should switch from about 5 volts to 0 volts, correct? I think I have a bad cam sensor, cause with a dig. volt meter, it switchs from 4.86 as a high and... Trouble codes: P0341
2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L MIL Lamp on, ALL WARNING LIGHTS VIN: 3G5DB03E53
Hi all, I have a good one here. 1st off, there are alot more codes in this that i did not mention, all of them are "U"codes dealing with loss of communication between all modules, so i did not feel the need to include them. When this thing acts up, the "anti-l... Trouble codes: P1626 (theft deterent fuel enable signal lost), U1096 (lost comm. with ipc), U1300 (class 2 data link low...shorted to gnd)
1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L compressor
hey guys, this one is very challenging for me, but maybe someone has an answer. a/c wont get cold, it keeps cutting out the compressor, low side at 40psi, high side at 225psi, accumulator is sweating, and the lines also. The line before the o.t. is hot, and c...
1998 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS54Y9W
the car runs fine at the shop. excelerating up a hill hot it runs bad, limp in mode. speedo works sometimes. speedo stops working under exceleration and comes back if you take your foot off the gas. the problem may have started after the water pump job that we...
1975 Chevrolet C30 Cheyenne 7.4L pilot bearing
I need a bearing number if someone could help. 1975 chevy 1 ton dually rear differential , gm 14t1 pilot bearing on end of pinion shaft. Apparently theres 2 different bearings, large and small, with small having 1" inside diameter. This is the one I need. loca...
1993 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBEC25Z2P
Vehicle brought to me from another shop...customer stated that after an electrical storm that knocked out the central air in their home, the van then had a lack of power and would not shift..and the MIL was lit.The other shop stated no comunication with scan t...
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G1NE52J74
hello, we have 00 chevy malibu ,3.1L with a steady mis fire hot engine only under load.from 1500 to 2000 rpm. car runs fine first 6to 8 miles after cold start. scan tool shows no mis fire codes or any other codes. mis fire counters all register 0.all scan tool...
2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Starting VIN: 1GCHG39R51
Thanks in advance for any help. This van came in on the hook. Cust says that it died out while driving. Tried to restsrt but just cranks. Has good fuel pressure 45 psi. Has good spark at plugs. This thing doesn't even try to fire as if injectors are shutdown. ...
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L cooling system VIN: 1GNFK16TX2
This truck runs hot on highway (240-260 Deg F) we changed the coolant that was old but not rusty, the t-stat w/housing (twice once w/after market once w/OE)and it still runs hot, changed the fan clutch per customer request, and it still runs hot. Unfortunately...
2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Starting VIN: 1GBJG31U73
hello all. I am hopingh someone can help me with this truck. The ingition cylinder on the broke.The key would not turn in any diretion. I replaced lock cylinder and tumbler. The key now tuns and engine turns over, it even sounds like its going to hit for a sec...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13S33
This viecle came from another shop. Vehicle pulled up into shop and customer turned off and the vehicle wouldn't crank over so they replaced the ignition switch. Still no crank and the gauge for volts wouldn't show volts with key in on position. Rechecked igni... Trouble codes: P1630
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC12F43
Car was towed in. Customer was driving on the interstate and the car just died. I checked for fuel pressure and there is none. Relay was good but replaced anyway. I hear that the fuel pumps go bad a lot on these cavaliers but at 329.00 I want to make sure. I d...
1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L battery VIN: 3C3EL45H6T
hello tech's this sebring conv battery was installed april 07 because of long time storage then has went dead twice since then so i warrantied a interstate friday july 6 then monday am the same thing//dead // drove car all weekend without a problem///all inter...
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L a/c system VIN: 2C3H66G0YH
customer called to say a/c stopped working.discovered system to have proper pressures to operate,but belt was smoked.compressor seized up.installed new compressor,pulled vac on system,recharge,compressor will not come on.what did i miss?
2001 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L engine VIN: KLAVA69221
Car pulled in with a dead hole and a very rapid knocking sound (sounded like the valves were hitting the pistons) i pulled the head off and there were no marks on either the piston or the valves, i rotated the camshaft and the valves all looked straight and mo...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L misfire on #8 cyl VIN: 3B7KF26ZXX
vehicle came in after being to another shop with complaint fo cel coming on the other shop condenmned the engine they want a second opinion, so we brought it in and started working on it both #7 & #8 spark plugs had cracked porcelain, so we checked the compres...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B5WB35ZX1
Van is a backup runner sets alot- came missing under load Idle ok when first started but after driving misfiring van idles ruff Found vac. leak under intake ceter cover - replaced gaskets- run fuel system clean Still misfires- checked fuel presure 55 psi./ Ign... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Random)
2002 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GL42X22
this truck has what feels like a miss intermittently after it is driven about two miles either cold or hot. it will shake under load and backfires. it also boggs out very bad. once these symptoms go away it runs great. we scanned it and found the codes listed ... Trouble codes: P0132 (o2 bank1 sensor1 rich), P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (cyl 1 miss), P0303 (cyl3 miss), P0305 (cyl5 miss)
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R05
Vehicle runs okay but MIL light on. Hook computer monitor to vehicle & gathered codes. Code U110C present (J1850 Bus shorted to ground). Go to BCM stored codes & found message not read from PCM, cluster, FMC, ORC, audio system, climate control. Additionally J1... Trouble codes: P0406 (egr position sensor high), U110C (no fuel level bus message)
1992 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L steering
vechile came in with steering problem, hard to turn right.pwr steering pump seems to be ok,steering box seems ok also,suspension links ok steering is ok when turning left,only rt turn ,no assist.
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L hub/disc VIN: 1FMDU52E6V
below 1000 rpm the a/c disc clicks a number of times,under normal driving conditions it works find, freon level,switches and relays are ok,this truck has manual a/c controls.the engine likes like it want to surge when at idle with the a/c on.
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Accessories VIN: 2FMZA5147Y
Thanks everyone for your help Fuse #9 that powers up instrument clustor odometer, pat3, and pcm. Blows fuse after a minute or 2 . Any ideas Jaime
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Anti-theft - rear wipers VIN: 2FMZA5340Y
This van was towed in on Friday. It had been on a long drive on a hot day, and stalled, would not start and keep running. We got the van in and it would start and not run more than 10 seconds without dying. Other times it would not run more than a couple secon...
2001 Ford Explorer XLS 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU83P2Z
This one is driving me crazy. It came in with check engine lamp and a missfire. The codes were random cly. missfire and cly #3 missfire. I pulled #3 plug the gap was about 70. I replaced all the plugs and wires. Still runs the same. I have a good coil and I sw... Trouble codes: P0300 (multipule cly. missfire), P0303 (cly. 3 missfire)
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNX21F82
Customer complaint of lower power, but his primary concern is loss of fuel economy- about 20% by his reckoning. I have checked- he is dividing miles by gallons added to arrive at those figures. Performed testing for only DTC thrown- P0476- several times monito... Trouble codes: P0476 (Exhaust Back Presure Control)
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L MIL Lamp on
Hello Ford Techs, Have a f350 Super duty that has intermitant mil light. p0299 Code for turbo under boost. Have checked previous posts but no real positive answers. Have seen posts for back pressure sensor fault, Where is it normaly, it may have been moved in ... Trouble codes: P0299
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L starter VIN: 1GTHK29U33
Truck towed in no start condition. Transmission shift indicator stuck in #2 position. Tested starter no power on ignition side. Scanner shows transmission in 2nd when really in park. Codes Po706 Trans range sensor error and U1041 loss of ebcm commuynications. ...
1996 Honda Prelude VTEC 2.2L abs pump VIN: JHMBB117OT
Hello Honda techs.. I am looking to you for some help on this one. This car belongs to a friends daughter and I agreed to have a look at it before I ship it to the dealer. Although I have not been able to verify the complaint she says that at least once a day ...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D61
Has no drivability issue, just p0133. Has been cleared and returns consistently. When saw first time, replaced b1/s1 o2 w/OEM part. Next time in, realized ex. manifold was cracked, so sent to dealer and they fixed for free. Code returned again and warrantied O... Trouble codes: P0133
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KMHWF25H52
car came in whit a no start condition po 335 crank sensor , replace crank sensor runs for 10 minute and stals , crank ,no start , again check crecuit whit load ok good ,groud , and 12volts present at the sensor conecter check signal wire yellow if short to gro... Trouble codes: P00, 335 (crank sensor)
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L radio and a/c VIN: JNKCV54E03
hey i have this 2003 g35 coupe that the radio does not turn on and the a/c is on full blast and can not be shut off. i tried to take out the radio to see if i have power to the head unit but i cannot get to the back of it. i had checked all the fuses and the a...
2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L 80,80,80,80,100,100 VIN: JACDJ58X8Y
This engine ran hot and blew head gasket along with consumming oil so decided to ovrhaul engine. head were done by machine shop and we assembly short block. according to all data align oil pump mark to crank pulley which now cylinder 2 will be tdc and align ma...
1988 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, MIL Lamp But No Code VIN: ILNBM92E4J
Hi. This car came to me from a regular customer who brought the car with a siezed motor and has no history about the car. We removed the old motor and replaced it with a known god engine from the local salvage yard. Upon staring up the engine the emmisons ar...
1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L lack of power VIN: 1LNLM81W2T
Hello to all again. Need some Lincoln expert opinin. I am trying to nail down this Town cars slow trottle response. When you give it gas in park you have to go slow to get it to rev up. If you punch it the car will fall flat and slowly pick up.Will do it in ge...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Pads VIN: 1LNHM87A62
Has anyone ran into this problem and if so what did you do?
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L timing chain VIN: JM3LW28G3Y
Hi Mazda/Ford guys, I put head gaskets on this at 159,000 miles. Wasn't overheat, had a dead miss and did a valve job. Never did find a reason for the miss (probably just tune up or blown intake gasket). Another shop told customer engine was blown, we pulled t...
2002 Mazda B3000 DS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4YR16U02
light comes back on within a day not a big drivabilty concern but light bothers customer. tested air control valve all ok couldn't find any vacuum leaks been at the dealer charged lots of money still no fix. any ideas were to star? Trouble codes: P1507, P0316, P0301
1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Misfire VIN: 1070441203
the vehicle came into us with a missfire. we inspected the tune parts and the spark plugs had some carbon tracking but we found the fuel return line had been smashed and had some gunk in it so we repaired the line and flushed and blew out the system as well as...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L remote key will not start VIN: WBDNG83J23
customer complain of intermitten no start especially in the morning when car is sitting over night. veh wont respond to remote and wont crank. battery power is prime. will start after about 15 minutes of trying. when problem is occuring, i hook up the launch t...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L no cooling fans VIN: WMWRC334X2
i have a mini cooper come in with the a/c not working good. Find the pressure about 400 high side and 50 low side but the cooling fan not running and i can not get my modis to work it says to find the connector under hood. it's says BMW connector 1 to be use i...
1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L MIL Lamp on
sorry for the no vin. this is a 94 3000gt. the check engine light is on it has an obd2 connector, i have been unable to check for codes my scan tool will not communicate with it. i checked the connector the number 1 and number 7 wires were in the wrong places....
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L compressor VIN: 5N1ED28YXY
i have this nissan xterra that the a/c compressor turns itself off when ever it wants to. all pressures seem to be fine all fans are working and it cools very well when its working. if any one knows of a particular bug that may be haunting this system, please ...
1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.3L bcm / cluster/ VIN: 2P4GP24G2X
need help. Has a communication problem. ccd bus - and + test ok. has a abs light and air bag light on and will not communitate at all. The bcm, cluster, and trans moduel will only communicate with the ign in the unlock position. But will not communicate in the...
1994 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NW55M4R
Car is setting light and codes only at cruise on freeway. Car runs flawlessly aside from customer stating trans. drops out of lockup occasionaly. Checked EGR system and no problem found with circuit or ports. Finally replaced with a good use EGR and same resul... Trouble codes: 80 (Trans. component slipping), 77 (EGR solonoid)
1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L No Start VIN: IG2NE52M3V
This is the wife's car. So please help meee.My best customer. Wife drove to the shop and shut the car off and then started car and starter stayed engaged then she shut the key off and he car would not restart.Checked power to starter no power on the purple wir... Trouble codes: P1629, Z21, Z23, Z28
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD55H5Y
This Saab came in with a check engine light and code po722 out put speed sensor signal. Not much information found with manual transmission. Speedo, tach, both work and the data on the scan tool seems to match also. Only gobal OBDII information. If someone has... Trouble codes: P0722
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Oil in the Coolant VIN: 4T1SK12E7P
Car came in with foamy coolant. Flushed unit and did not find any evidence of a head gasket leak. Is there a oil cooler or etc that could be causing the oil to mix with the coolant? I did notice that there was a cooler hooked up to the oil filter. Thanks for ...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L extended crank VIN: JT3H86R3X0
Engine runs well. Extended crank time recent problem. Owner has K&N air filter that he recently serviced with problems developing about same time frame. Came in for CEL with PO171. Graphed O2 sensors with AE and can see a general lean operation most of the tim... Trouble codes: P0171
2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L compressor VIN: 5TBBT44111
Good morning Toyota techs,I have a 01 tundra that came in with an a/c problem,the compressor cycles constantly,so I recharged the system and it still does the same.Turn the a/c on and the compressor comes on for about 10 seconds,then goes off and the light on ...
2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L a/c lines VIN: JTEHT05JX1
i need to replace the a/c lines from rear a/c unit they run along the chassis and seperate about at the half way point.the leak is in the rear half of the pipes. do you have to lift the body in order to get them in place?has any one ever done this job.thanks i...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L 2-3 shift VIN: JTDBE32K42
Hey All,Thanks in advance.We have this camry we installed a used trans assy in and now It has a delayed shift from 2nd to 3rd .We replaced prior trans assy due to a faulty pump. It's funny it only does it under light excel.In other words @ 20% tps car has lazy...
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR32E63
hey techs, I Have this toyota po420 The sensors are looking good But I have A concern,In The archives I did not fine A whole bunch Of po420 problems I did see use oem parts or you might have problems.I went back Into Alldata and looked up a possible tsb And f... Trouble codes: P0420
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSC29M6Y
hello vw techs have tried resetting throttle with modis . customer has swapped throttle with used . throttle apears clean . have not seen many of these any help is apreciated.after clearing code it return right away. Trouble codes: P1579 (throttle actuator -j338 adapton not started), P1544 (angle sensor throttle motor signal too high), P0121 (throttle position sensor not a plausable signal)
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Temp warning light VIN: 3VWRF31Y36
Has anyone dealt with this problem before ? My daughters vehicle runs fine , no coolant leaks , no overheating condition . The red temperature warning light starts flashing once in a while , with no reason . The problem began a few days after the radio was rep...
2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L engine VIN: VYITS94DXI
The oil pressure light was on when I got the car in the garage. I removed the oil pan and I replaced the oil-line O-rings. I removed the oil pump. (was no sign of wear). I reinstalled the oil pan, still no pressure. (no sign of sludge and the O-rings were not ...

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1996 Acura TL 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4UA3658T
customer has not returned the car for futher testing. i drove the car for a week and it never acted up. it needs to get worse (more consistant) before more tests can be performed. thanks for all the replies.
1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L a/c VIN: WAUBA24BXX
well sorry it took me so long to post my fix. well it turned out being the pcm, i found out the this car does not have a tach signal going to the abs module, that is only on cars the have slip control, then i found out the the tranny module uses it own rpm sen...
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L release bearing VIN: WBABN53421
I had responses from replacing the self adjusting clutch to the dual mass flywheel to the pilot bearing.there is no way it could have been the pilot bearing because it does not spin when the clutch is not depressed.So I didn't take any chances,I replaced every...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Navigation System VIN: WBAGH83401
Thanks to everyone. You all hit the nail on the head. It was the NAV Computer/Module in the trunk. The customer declined repairs at out shop because they had some sort of extended warranty from the dealer for modules and computers...so they said. Waiting for c...
1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L blend door VIN: 1G4CW52L9R
Many thanks to everyone who replied on this one. Most of the replies centered on an undercharged system,which seems to have been the problem. It was about a pound low;I'm amazed it cooled at all. What threw me off was the pressures,which were obviously inadequ...
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L runing rich VIN: 1G6KD52Y1T
I change the o2 sensor on bank #2 which turned out the check engine light,but couldn't find out why bank #2 was running rich.Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0153 (O2 Signal slow bank 2 sensor 1).
2002 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KE54Y02
Hey everybody, Sorry for The delay,Your not going To believe this But one of my first checks was the battery,I disconnected the battery And tested with My midtronics and it Was good,Some guys were telling me ck ignition switch and the ground under The Altenat...
1970 Chevrolet Corvette 454CID Vacuum Wiper Cowl VIN: 194370S401
Hey Everyone! It appears that the shopkey version of the vacuum routing is incomplete. The wiper switch solenoid that is attached to the back of the tach is not on the diagram. This switch closes vacuum source to the control relay that applies vacuum to ...
1992 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2GCHK39NXN
The heads were leaking and machine shop paid for repairs. Very frustrating!!!
1992 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L Starting VIN: 1G1FP23EON
Thank You very much for every who responded, problem happened to be a secondary alarm system. Just bypass the killed on after market alarm and problem went away.. Cheers Peter
1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L air flow VIN: 1G1YY22G4X
Want to thank everyone for helping with this vehicle. A special thanks to Steve for hitting it right on the nose. At first I didn't see the corrosion under the battery. Once I pulled the battery out I was able to see the harness was corroded. The vacuum l...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GNCT18W3W
First, thanks to all who responded. With all that had been done to this vehicle, there wasn't a whole lot left. It was mostly split with half saying replace the water pump and half saying the fan clutch was bad. I still find it hard to condemn a fan clutch for...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L leak VIN: 1GNDT13S33
replaced trans test drove for a week customer pulled boat this weekend and all is well thanks to all who replied. pete
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK13T75
First I want to thank all who replied. The fix ended up to be like so many suggested, the O2s for Bank 1. Several replies felt that my readings regarding the backpressure test were not unreasonable. I was also informed that several tool manufacturers offer ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0131 (B1S1 O2 Sensor).
1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3XV66L7N
Well,it has been a couple weeks and no word. I hope I'm done with it! I put over 100 miles on the pos and never had it act up for me. Checked & rechecked grounds, wiggled the wire loom and all connections, and performed tap test with bfh (dead blow) and NOTHIN...
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EJ46X1V
turns out that the signal i was getting from the crank sensor was full of trash and glithes. I just bought a genisis with a scope and it works alot better than the mastertech scope.I compared the cam and crank signals side by side to find out the crank was act...
2000 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 2B3HD56JXY
found upper intake full of oil. customer took back to auction and declined repairs
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L headlights VIN: 1D3HU18Z62
We told the customer he needed a fuse box and he picked his vehicle up after hours and we havent seen him since, any body want a spare dodge key?
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L engine/cooling VIN: 1FDEE14H9R
Again, invaluable help from all the iatn members is appeciated immensely. First off, this engine was replaced in Dec of 2006 as stated in my help request. the customer has put thousands of miles since then without any negative effects other than the original ...
1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDL47F47F
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Hydraulic Clutch VIN: 1FTDF15Y7S
Thanks for all of the helpful replies. After we bled the system, the fluid looked bad, nothing worked so a new master cylinder took care of the problem. The reply I found most helpful was from Dan in Texas who told me to take the line off the slave where there...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L unknown VIN: 2FMZA514XX
A summary of the 6 replies: Be sure to use all the parts to TSB 00-21-10, TCC shudder or vibration, flexplate or convertor out of balance, brake caliper sticking, tire cord separation, trans fluid flush (for TCC shudder, I assume). Well, after a week of futili...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C5Y
Thanks to all those that responded. We replaced the ecm and also replaced the wiring harness at the DPFE. We cleared codes and test drove vehicle for 2 days. No MIL lamp and follow-up call with customer came back clear. Trouble codes: P1401 (high signal voltage for dpfe).
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L hooting noise VIN: 1F78IKJJGH
hello all well you guys were on the ball again. the iac valve was the problem. i got one from ford and put it on and right away the noise was gone. im suprized ford does not have a tsb on this. thanx to all. dave
1995 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GKDT13W0S
I wanted to wait to be sure the grimmlin did not reappear before calling this one fixed. I got a lot of suggestions unfortunately, most were ones I had already tried. Actually Paul [...] gave a lead in the right direction : Hi George, Check the two w...
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GDJC34R5T
Tried the 3 suggestions which did seem to help, but was not near what you would expect on a bench test. aquired another sender from the dealer and it tested same. after seeing this I reinstalled old unit with no further problems. seems this is normal for this ...
2000 GMC Savana 2500 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: F1Y1134640
This one is finally case closed; I replace the fuel injection pump driver module, the new Stanadyne module came with a little harness also. It took a long time to close this fix because I wanted to make sure that everything was running good, thanks to every on...
2001 GMC Sonoma SLS 4.3L ABS EBCM Circuit,Relay VIN: 1GTDT13W91
I only got three replies on this but they were right in the money and helped me come to a quick solution. Seven and Donnie told me to check power and grounds and I went over them good,cleaning and repairing them. I actually used a head light in the circuit to ...
2002 GMC w3500 4.8L 1-2 shift VIN: J8DB4B14X2
2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GKFK16Z72
Thanks to all that replied ! All were very good suggestions. Some that we had not tried or checked. But still no fix. We finally tried a new crank sensor and it fixed the concern. Talked to the customer the other day after him driving it for 4 days and he say... Trouble codes: P0336, P0300.
1998 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L hard to shift gears VIN: JHMBB6156W
Thanks to everyone for your responses, upon removed clutch we found worn out badly and broken springs on clutch disc, installed new clutch set and resurfaced flywheel, Tranny shifts ok and while road test mil and atts light set it again, P0500 set and very low...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Compressor
Thanks for the help. The customer brought the vehicle in last Friday. Luckly it was hot and humid enough that it final was acting up when I had the vehicle. The A/C light on the dash stayed "on" when the compressor cycled off. Because of the location of the...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L spark,injector pulse, fuel pump VIN: KM8SC13D02
We got execellent advice from Ty in Connecticut. We checked the charging system and voltage was below 12 volts. Sold new alternator , voltage went up to 14 volts , fuse never blew again. Thank you guys!
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48N7Y
I'm going to call this one fixed. After the pcm was reflashed with the latest updates, the problem has not reoccured. Trouble codes: P0725 (engince speed sensor malf.).
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L Headlights VIN: JT8BH28F2W
Vehicle is repaired thanks to the assistance of some of the members on iATN. I know this is not a common vehicle but Adrian [...] suggested to remove the height sensor pop the cover on it & check for corrosion inside. The output terminal was corroded away so...
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride highth VIN: 5LMPU28L9W
Thanks guys for your help. I lifted the truck, and then slowly lowered it as I did this I sprayed around the lines and bladders. No bubbles, so then I went to the pump and solenoids. Came down to left side solenoid was bad. Thanks again.
1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FC3529M
I learned on this site about how the transmission computer had control over cold start and idle speed control. I took that information and used it to search a couple of rx-7 forums i had found, namely RX-7Club.com. I found out that when converting one of the...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L cylinder head VIN: WDBEA30D2M
We did not fix this car because the customer decided not to repair it after thinking it over. Everyone said there are no special tools required but the timing chains can be tricky. One member sent me a link on step by step instructions. Thanks for the replies.
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Hesitation VIN: WDBGA51E5P
Thanks to those who replied the cats were not the problem you could put it through the gears manual engine would rev fine. engine harness is in good shape. turned out to be previous problem the trottle valve cable for trans line pressure was way out of adjustm... Trouble codes: S29/3 (idle speed contact switch), M16/1, S16/3, C0AN, ASR.
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L temp guage VIN: 1ZWFT61L2X
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