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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L DTC1470 4th clutch pressure switch failure VIN: 2HNYD18272
Its kinda intermitant. Does anyone know if this is common and if possible a bad clutch pressure control solenoid valve A&B or is it more likley internal pressure issues. I don;t have trans pressure gauges and am just trying to help a good customer before a tra...
1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L ABS Code 1203 VIN: WAUBA24BXW
Hey Gang, I'm Going in circles with this A6. Maybe some of you Audi Gurus could set me straight. ABS Code 1203 indicates a short to ground, a short to +12 volts or a open circuit on ABS controller circuit #10 to the instrument cluster...according ot "All Data...
2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Compressor VIN: WBABS33492
Hi Guys, I was hoping someone might tell me how to test the aux. fan motor and the AC pressure switch. I use Alldata and they did not have BMW coverage. I went to Mitchell and purchased a subscription but they do not have testing info. By the way, the proble...
1992 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HR53LXN
This vehicle was towed into our shop for a stopped running problem. The vehicle started immediately after dropped of and continued to run for hours. We retrieved a loss of crank code from memory, but found no current faults. We replaced the crank sensor for fe...
1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1G4HP52L6R
i have a problem with an inoperarive blower motor. i have replaced the fan switch the relays and tested the fuses and for power at the switch the blower motor the resistor all of which have no power. has anyone run into a similar problem
1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L vents VIN: 1G4HR52K9V
this car came with customer saying not cold enough air. first i turned on air and set control to med vent,it is computer control air with the pass control on the door, all it did was floor,and floor with windshield no middle vents and was cool not cold. gauges...
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L compressor
well the customer complains that the air condition stopped in the IPC memory i have code I039 and in the A012 now the compressor is not being turned on to work . I can bypass the compressor by jumping the relay the only problem is the dryer and lines freeze li...
1991 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L temp gauge VIN: 1GIFP23E9M
car came in for engine overheating and replace radiator, water pump, thermostat, flush cooling system, the radiator fan works, the fins in the condenser is in good shape no obstruction. check exhaust backpressure and resulted good. ignition timing is good. the...
1993 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 2GCGK29K8P
this truck came in with an idle surge and lack of power. (somtimes stalling) the iac always reads 0, which led me to beleive there was a vacuum leak and i found a small intake leak and repaired but still having the same symtoms. iac always reads 0 and fuel tri...
1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L speedo VIN: 1G1BN52P8R
This car had the cluster replaced by the dealer about a month ago. It hads a digatal cluster and the speedo was not working in it and the odomerter was switching between 300000 and 700000. It came to us with the speedo not working in cluster. With the scan too...
1994 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCHK39FXR
The truck shuts of like you turned the key of. sometimes will run for a half an hour or some times 30 seconds. the truck will start right back up sometimes. checked injector signal to pump witch drops out. Tried new pcm and had the same results. help
1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19X0V
customer just purchased this pick up and took in for state emission test.failed with multiple codes. first thing we found was a check engine light bulb that looked like a flash cube - replaced bulb cleared codes and test drove.after 2nd test drive we tripped a... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple missfire)
1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L engine speed VIN: 1GBKC34F5W
Truck towed in to shop.New customer..turbo impeller missing,installed new turbo,engine revs up to limiter..and goes back down to 1100 rpm..and then back up.seems like an unmetered fuel problem,no codes ..coolant air intake sensors test ok.have never seen this ...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L engine oil cooler hose VIN: 1GCGK29U8Y
trying to replace engine oil cooler hoses on this truck. Old hose assy came out OK but new hose assy is diffrent & I don't see how it is going to work. Dealer parts dept said there was a running change & this is the only hose they list- [...]. Checked NAPA ...
2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L suspention VIN: 2G1WX15K12
Front end wobble. Mostly when turning right and under acceleration. It will also do it when accelerating and going over a bump, big enough for the suspention to move, kinda like a bounce. We have replaced the passander side axle with a rebuilt one from napa. W...
1996 Chrysler all .0L all VIN: WE23445667
I am looking for a budget scanner for jeep & crysler (like vagom idea)for all systems does anyone know of one?
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7KF2367W
Truck runs good except that it seems to cut out briefly under load. Only does it once in a while, maybe 3,000 miles between occurances. Also has rough idle on hot startup again only occasionally. Checked lift pump pressure after pulling P0216 code. Filter show... Trouble codes: P0216
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Z6X
Customer called with a stalling problem at random. When the vehicle stalls the message "No Bus" appears on the instrument cluster. Of course when I arrived the truck was running and without a problem. I scanned the truck with my genisys and it ran the automate... Trouble codes: DTC
2001 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L power to ac compressor VIN: 1B3ES46C31
please help
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L inst cluster wipers VIN: 1D4GP24R25
I have a 2005 dodge grand caravan came in with a complaint of no wipers all warning lights on and gauges not working. after van sat over night warning lights went out and nothing in inst panel works. panel will self test but then goes dead again. replaced body...
2006 Dodge Charger 2.7L starter VIN: 2B3KA43R36
This came in as a no-crank/no-start. The computer is not grounding the starter relay. Our scan tool won't communicate, not even in OBD II generic. Is this a CAN network system? Is there factory security, like a SKIM module? Is there any caveman testing left th...
1989 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTEF14N8K
Good afternoon fellow techs. I have had this Ford truck here several times in the past few weeks it just doesn't want to work with me. I have installed at least 4 frame mounted pumps from NAPA and some may last a few days and others may not even make it out of...
1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N8P
I'm trying to help out another shop on this one. I've looked at it with the scan tool, the evp sensor reads 1.5 volts at idle, engine runs 157 degrees, injectors at 8.0-10.0 ms at idle or just off idle. I have checked grounds and fuel pressure. Tried a test BM... Trouble codes: 332 (117 -), 117
1994 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDA31XXR
Hello guys, we have an Aerostar that will missfire. You must drive it to operating temp, then let it sit for 10 minutes and it will missfire almost every time. BUT, it will only miss for a few seconds making this issue very hard to diagnose. Is this a common i...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1FMDU34XXT
hello techs. i have a problem with a ford but who doesn't? this exploder has had a code p0707 repeat with erratic shifting and an o/d light that flashes. trans range pid shows voltage drops out. ran a substitute wire from pcm to trans range without helping con...
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L hermonic balancer VIN: 1FTPE2426W
Having a problem with the harmonic balancer collar cracking. Have changed the balancer three times and the crankshaft once. Afer a year the vehicle is back in with another cracked harmonic balancer. I am at a dead end as to why the harmonic balancer keeps brea...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Surge VIN: 2FTRF18WX1
Truck came in for surging on accell or cruising. After replacing plugs, cleared codes. No MIL or code in Mode 6. I did find this - TID$10,CID$11 FAIL, TID$10 CID$21 FAIL, TID$26 CID$00 FAIL, TID$2A CID$00 FAIL, TID$2B CID$00 FAIL. I thought with all the classe...
2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAFP13P42
Customer let heater core leak too long, ran it low on coolant and head gasket failed. We replaced the head gasket and other parts listed above. Customer took possession of car knowing the idle air control was bad as it wouldn't idle. Came back next week and ha... Trouble codes: P0302
2002 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L press conro sol. VIN: 1FMRU15W82
hey guys! im not a tranny man, so any help is appreceated. this truck will surge ad buck and die in revere alot, and a ittle in drive. no codes no data change. i pulled the pan, and the pres control sol. is 191 deg. key on. is tha norm? i have a 8800.00 volt r...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14504
2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L air bag VIN: 2FAFP71W96
this car came in from a local collision center with an air bag light on ( air bag did not deploy ) when i pulled codes i got a ( b2986 deployable steering column circuit open ) i have changed the clockspring, the steering column, because it was collapsed, and ...
1993 GMC K1500 Sierra 5.7L 1-2 shift VIN: 2GDEK19KXP
truck was brought to us with a 1-2 shift that will knock your teeth out every time it makes a 1-2 shift,trans is a 4l60e the epc solenoid and tps sensor had just been changed trying to correct this problem.all shift points and feel seem to be fine other than t...
2000 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L door lock VIN: 1GTGK29U6X
Hi my problem is right front door will unlock with eather left or right door switch or the key fob but will not lock I have positive power to the acuator in lock or un lock but I loose the ground I put a jumper test lamp accross the conector and it lights in u...
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on, Power Loss VIN: 1GKDT13S22
Vehicle came in with SES and Reduced Engine Power lights on. Scanned and found code P1221. Followed the GM flowchart and diagnosed bad throttle body. Replaced with new GM part. Initially, it seemed as if vehicle was fixed (lights stayed out and vehicle drove g... Trouble codes: P1221
2004 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L a/c VIN: 1GKEK13Z34
Hello fellow techs. I have an issue with a 2004 GMC Yukon. Truck came in with a problem affecting the a/c system. It seems that it would start blowing hot air through the front vents as though someone turned up the heat. The compressor never quits working and ...
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCD555SC
Extremely bazaar one here. Which probably means it’s a bad ECU…….but Drive the car for no more than a mile or two and it bucks once and the CEL comes on. Still runs fine till 3000 RPM then it bucks over and over any time the RPM is over 3000. Smells rich, che...
1995 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L fuel guage VIN: 1J4FJ68S9S
thanks in advance for all your help fuel guage will read past full after filling tank and low fuel light will come on after running vehicle if you put trans in drive fuel guage will go up more till it cant go any more if you put trans in reverse fuel guage wil...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L guages\power windows VIN: 1J46278Y4T
Good afternoon. I have this 96 jeep. When driving down the highway the gauges go dead as do the window switches. The radio reads err 1 briefly. I rigged some jumpers to the fuse box so I could watch no 3 5 7 fuses in the cab all were working while this was act...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L door locks VIN: 1J4G268S2X
We have a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee here that was sent to us after being at the dealer for 2 weeks, and another repair shop for awhile. The problem is, after the vehicle is driven for a short time, long enough to get the vehicle hot, it looses power windows, po...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Surge VIN: 1J4GW58N42
This jeep came in with a complaint of surging when start up.Noticed on start up that the RPM will go up to 1600RPM then down to a 1000RPM then back up to 1200RPM then to the normal curb idle.Checked system for codes, none found. Checked for a vac. leak nothing...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L auto climent control VIN: 1J8GW68J22
Customer complained blower fan works intermittentley. Inital testing showed that when the fan speed was on low no problems seemed to occur, when fan speed was turned to high or at least 3/4 the blower fan would turn off then come back on as if it is pulsating ...
2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Hesitation VIN: KNDUP13255
hi group. this 05 kia come in for vibration at 58-75 mph. i balance the wheel. it better for 2 days, then the same vibration under accel around at 58-75 code at all. then we replace 4 new tire and alloy wheel, then i done the tune up due to vehicle mile...
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E5M
Car was towed in as a crank no start. Don't see many Lexus', this is a good customer so we thought we would give it a shot. Car cranks good, has no spark or injector pulse. Turn key on and do not see a check engine lite. Scanned for codes/data and could not co...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L abs module VIN: JTJHF01U01
Hello everyone. I have a vehicle from hell. This 2001 lexus rx300 arrived at my shop with an odd problem. With steering wheel cut hard right ang giving it gas to turn right the VSC/traction control activates till you turn the steering wheel straight. Only does...
2001 Lexus ES300 3.0L fuse blows VIN: JT8BF28G51
help have a car that keeps blowing the fuse for the meter, all the gauges stop working and the alternator stops working and the windows are inop aswell. thought the alternator was over charging so put a new one the fuse blew again the next day.
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L engine VIN: 1LNHM87A4Y
Engine has no compression and will not start has injector pulse fuel psi ok and also has spark. Customer stated that after vehicle shut off driving on hwy. He tried restarting it and it made a knocking noise and shut off on its on and has not restarted. I susp...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBBA45C3F
This 380sl has a rich condition. it will puff a bit of black smoke out the exaust on accel. I have checked fuel pressures and found system pressure at 84 when the max spec is 81. cold control pressure is ok at 68 - 70 deg F 28 psi and gradually climes to 55 wh...
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L wipers/security VIN: WDBEA32E9R
1. The car came in with no wipers. The customer said that they somtimes will work while going down the road but never while stopped. I started by swapping the combination relay with one from another car. Nothing changed. I could still feel the relay click when...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L trans stuck in 1ST VIN: 4JGAB54E7Y
hi,This truck trans is stuck in 1ST gear ,When i move gear selector to D, It has a hit and when I want to go back to park it will not go pass reverse,Unless i let go of the brake peddal.There is no check engine lite on .I scanned the trans codes and I got 034 ...
1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Misfire VIN: JA3AM84J8S
Hi everyone this car came in with no spark on cyl. 3 + 6 which is coil #3. I tested the coils - OK. Tested power transistor unit - OK I have crank and cam signals that seem OK. I checked wires from computer to power transistor unit and there are no shorts or h...
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ26E94
Hello IATN members, I have a 04 Lancer ES, no start. Codes are PO335 and PO340, cam and crank errors. Replaced both sensors still no start. Checked wiring from sensors to ECM, no problems found. Checked ECM powers, grounds and fuses, all good. Checked timing m... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: TT156462
all solenoid test ok even new part install it still come up same p1441 please get me some advice Trouble codes: P1441, P0325
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D0V
hello techs This car came to me with what I thought would be a simple problem and it has eaten my lunch.I have spent more time than I care to tell you.Customer complaint is intermitent stall at codes. The car dosent idle rough it just idles slow and st...
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21A6W
afternoon techs we installed a used trans in this Maxima and when we tried to start it it sounded like it was trying to back off on the starter. I did a visual check on the flexplate, looked good- no teeth missing or bent flex plate. The tech checked the cran...
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28TX1
need a little nissan help. familiar with code p0325, does not turn mil ligh on & not the issue. have code p0455-evap system gross leak detected. quized customer after checking codes about possibility of leaving gas cap loose or off-answer was no. checked tsb's... Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor), P0455 (evap. system gross leak detected.)
1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3WH54X2N
This vehicle exhibits a stall condition that occurs whether driving or idling, open loop or closed loop. The only common denominator I've found is that as the coolant temp reaches 225 deg. and the radiator cooling fan is commanded ON, the engine stalls. It is ...
1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue 3.8L ac controls VIN: 1G3WH52K9W
car came in with air running a few seconds then turning off. the light on panel goes out and comp. shuts off. push button and comp and light come on for several seconds ,then off again. anyone seen this before? thanks jay
2000 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L insturment panel VIN: 1G3NF52E5Y
the instrument panel is not working. only the backlights and service engine soon light work. no gauges, tach, speedometer, etc. i tried a diffrent cluster and that didnt work either. thanks in advance.
1993 Other European Silver Spur2 6.75L starter relay VIN: SCAZN0ZDXP
Greetings To All, I'm not getting 12v at the starter relay when trying to start this car. I checked all fuses and can operate the starter if I jump the relay.I suspect a neutral safety issue but don't have the correct wiring diagram for this vehicle. Please...
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GMD403E01
customer dropped off van , said that the throttle was sticking , after a lenghty road test the symptoms reoccurred , the engine would remain at 1500 some times 1200 rpm , scanner shows tps at 9 % and .57 volts so that should be okay mass air flow at 6 to 7 gra...

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2001 Audi A4 2.8L low oil level light VIN: WAUDH66D81
Seemed that my original post and subsequent update were misunderstood by a couple of readers - problem with this car is NOT oil pressure or a warning lamp on. Problem is reported that when car is very low on oil warning lamp for oil level DOES NOT come on as ...
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L unknown VIN: WBADT61081
Because a assembling mistake there was a broken part at oil pump. Convertor was not in rigth place and pushed a trans part that looks a "hub". Because this broken part there was not enough pump pressure. Thanks for the answers
2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAEU33472
1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L starter
I received several fixes on this vehicle and all were pretty much right on the money. I had heard about this issue in the past but even after twenty years of wrenching, never ran into, till now. The resistor in the key mesured 1.136 k ohms. There is a ...
2000 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L heated seat VIN: 1G4HR54KXY
2004 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L MIL Lamp on, extended crank VIN: 1G6KS54Y04
replacing the pcm corrected the problem. Both crank sensors now function and the vehicle runs in angle mode. I was able to do crank learn and no more codes. I delayed the post a few days because the NEW pcm programming failed on the first attempt and that had ... Trouble codes: P0335, P1372.
1986 Chevrolet Nova 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1Y1SK1949G
Classic. While scoping the oxygen sensor and watching the duty cycle of the EBCV I found that, more often than not, during the ASM test the PCM was ceasing to command the EBCV. Off idle, no load, however, it was consistantly operating. After decyphering the...
1993 Chevrolet S10 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS14R4P
Check and re-checked for vacuum leaks, nothing found. Removed egr valve, valve wasn't open, cleaned carbon around pintle. Check fuel pressure reg. fuel pressure held with return line pinched. Last resort went with a used pcm with prom, idle is now around 800 ... Trouble codes: 45 (o2 rich).
1995 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L clutch
This one is finally fixed, thanks to all who replied. I tried changing the master cyl. one more time with one from a different supplier, because i noticed the clutch pedal was lower than the brake pedal when they were released. We found that the master cyl. pu...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L starter VIN: 1GCEC14KOR
I appreciate all of the replies, they were very helpful. This was a new one for me. There is a ground for the pass side headlights right in front of the battery, the wires looked funny, so we started chasing that. The wires going to the horn in the center of t...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L mode switch VIN: 1GNDT13W5X
Thanks for all of the help. I would have liked to get my hands on this, but the other shop stuck with it and condemned the TCCM, like most of you said. They replaced it and she's back on the road. Thanks
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L ignition lock VIN: 1GCCS14W4Y
Thanks for the help. Two of the tumbler pins, the first one and the third, were "stuck" down as suggested by Dennis from FL. The vehicle owner had already soaked it down with WD 40, I used some more and with a seal pick reached inside the lock and flicked the ...
2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WF55K3Y
Thanks to all of you who emailed me with a possible solution. I replaced the crank sensor and that did the trick. Couldn't find anything 'wrong' with the sensor as I couldn't duplicate the customers concern, but after having the custoner drive the car for th...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEK13Z52
Thanks first off for all the helpful replies. Most people seemed to hit on the fuel pump, and this is what I think the problem is also. However, since I cannot abosultely confirm this being the problem, the customer understandably did not want to spend the $10...
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEK13Z23
I received a lot of good information and followed each lead but was unable to duplicate customer concern. After many miles of test driving and countless hours running outside the shop, The customer decided to take his chances. Its been a few weeks now and the ...
2005 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WH52K85
I am sorry to say I let this one go. I had 4 replies telling me to check gounds, ignition switch, monitor crank & cam signals at icm while wiggling wires & tapping on computer. I have done all of these several times.I found out this was a used car they just pu... Trouble codes: P0350 (ignition coil control circut), P1350 (ignition bypass circut).
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL55UX1
After reinspecting cam timing again it was off one tooth,had to take extra precaution to keep from jumping @ start up before oil pressure was built up.Thanks to all.
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L srs light VIN: 2C8GM68444
Left Front Side Impact sensor is in fact behind the l.frt headlight assy. as I said before David and Steve were very helpful in terms of where all of the sensors are located, and as Steve said left and right sides of car are the same which was very helpful as ...
1992 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L Gauges VIN: 2B4GH4533N
Good Morning, I have not yet fixed this vehicle, due to the fact that the customer hasn't returned yet, she is on vacation. I am taking the advice that some suggested regarding the TSB concerning the updated relays. I ordered them from the dealer & have them...
1999 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L door locks VIN: 1B7GG22Y1X
after installing a new central timer module and took vehicle to dealer for reprogramming , we find out this 1999 truck has 1997 doors and had to be rewired as of now all is working fine i just want to thank those that took the time to reply to my request for ...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Windshield Wipers VIN: 1B4GP44G7Y
The problem with the park function was corrected after replacing the motor. We still had the problem of the intermittent wipers not working. When the replacement BCM was installed, we tested the MUX signal @ the BCM and it changed with every different settin...
1990 Ford Escort 1.9L Rad fan VIN: 1FABP11J2M
Thanks to all who offered help. The rad fan switch is located on the heater hose manifold. It is the first of three sensors in that location. It looks exactly like a coolant temperature sensor. The Ford part number is DY-681 F2AZ-12A648-A. My infrared pyromete...
1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FACP41MOP
I finally got this one out of my hair. I just couldn`t come up with anything positive until this morning. I had the ignition scope hooked to it & the #1 plug on the exhaust side would drop out under a load. Replaced the coil for the exhaust side & it would idl...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L no power 30mph VIN: 1FTEF14H5S
Thanks to everybody who replied. Kevin [...] was right. Kevin has a fleet of 150 fords so I paid more atension to him The fuel pump was the problem. I mounted a fuel volume and pressure gauge inside truck and drove it Fuel presure finally started dropping...
1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDLF47F5S
we replaced the engine wiring harness as it was brittle & had many bare spots. this effected no change in the engine dieing while driving. since there seemed to be no relation between scanner readings & engine dieing & the cmp, icp & ebp circuits were good, th... Trouble codes: P0472 (ebp sensor out of range), P1211 (injector control pressure higher/lower than desired), P0476 (ebp control valve performance).
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTZR15X5W
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTRW08W81
thats for everyones help, but we were all wrong, the problem ended up being two different things, first of all, the stalling & missing out & the odometer going to all ---, was four faulty ingition coils, yes i said four, it didnt seem to run that bad, but afte...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, LIMP MODE VIN: 1FTSW31F52
tech checked cmp sensor wiring for volts & resistance=good. since the engine would die during koer test, we replaced the icp sensor & the engine started & ran well. ran koer test & the engine didn't die. road tested 47 miles w/o failure. we discounted the repa... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor), P1210 (high pressure oil pressure low), P1211 (high pressure oil pressure high).
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Spark Plug VIN: 1FTWX30516
We got this one fixed. I would like to thank everyone for your help.This is how we fixed it. The 1st Spark Plug we broke the porcelain with a punch,then cleaned the cylinder out.This part took a long time,then we took a 4 sided easy out & welded a rod to it so...
1995 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L stalling when warm VIN: 1GTEK14K9S
Alot of you guys gave me alot of good ideas to check. What I did was check the TB gasket which was partially sucked in, also checked the EGR valve which was leaking alittle, so I figured I had fixed the problem. Checked the distributor for worn bushings, and...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2HKRL1866Y
We replaced r.f.brake rotor,it had the swirel finish,as the other one did not,I guess that's what you get when use aftermarket parts,customer just got back from vacation that's what took so long to close,most replies said to use honda parts.Thanks for the help
2000 Hyundai xg3000 3.0L speedo VIN: KMH445D61A
the car has a input speed sensor, the problem was the output speed sensor was bad
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L motor VIN: KMHDW45D12
it was the cruise control. my computer went down sorry it took so long.. thanks though for all the help!!
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L overheating VIN: SAJAA01J0Y
Problem was a bad thermostat. To test this system without thermostat you must block water flow to upper hose. I did not notice it before when trying to test car without thermostat. It is a "T" type thermostat water circuit... System is really hard to bleed, t...
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L abs-brake-tc VIN: SALTL12482
I wish to thank all that replied, all the info was correct. My equipment did not have the actuation function to bleed the brakes. There for rather than create a situation I shipped the vehicle back to the customer and suggested they take it to the dealer for...
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L No Start VIN: SALNM22272
Vehicle is fixed. Omitec ended up sending me a loaner docking station and cable, and using that it programmed properly. So apparently the problem is in either the cable or the switchable block that Omitec supplies with the T4 Mobile Plus. I had also tried an o...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMFU28A9Y
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1YVGE22C8U
i do not normaly work on mazdas. when i took the iac out to clean did not notice the little spring that goes on the solinoid side of the plunger. pushed the car out to work on another car and saw spring reinstalled and all is ok. Trouble codes: P1506.
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1YVGF22C02
Thanks again to any responses that you gave us. The Idle Air Control valve was the problem, we rechecked the PIDs and saw a problem with them especially cold. Replaced the valve and problem solved. I had never seen this but that is what keeps up the excitement...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 4Matic 3.0L Air bag VIN: WDBED90EXN
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. I was able to retrieve srs code by using an old analog volt meter. Pos+ lead to pin 6 of diagnostic connector and Neg- To battery ground. Turn ign key on and using a jumper wire ground pin 6 for2 to 4 seconds the first...
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