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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L wiper VIN: 2HNYD18863
auto wiper function inop, and washer squirter function works but wiper motor does not kick on momentarilly
1999 Audi A4 1.8L ABS & Brake VIN: WAUCB28D9X
I Hi Audi techs, Yellow abs light on steady and red brake light is on flashing, beepers beeping when car first started. Using AST scanner with VW Audi software, I get "no communication" message. I'm able to communicate with engine management and trans. modules...
1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L climate controlm VIN: WBAGK2328W
Problem when a/c and heater on auto fan speed only goes half way (On other cars fan speed will go to high then come down once temp comes down this doesn't) you can switch to manuel mode and fan speed will go to high or low all vents appear to be ok I drove car...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33531
After doing the valve cover gaskets, we have no injector operation on all the cylinders on the left bank, as the codes show. We retraced our steps looking for damaged or disconnected wires or grounds and find nothing, unless there is a wiring problem in one of... Trouble codes: 140 (map cooling), 153 (injector circuit open 8 p0208), 151 (injector circuit high/low 5), 156 (injector circuit open 7), 154 (injector circuit open 6), 51 (also 5354 and 56 all misfire codes for left bank)
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L abs VIN: WBABS33491
Replaced engine computer, had programmed at dealer. Now setting code for rotational rate 5e3c. I cannot find any info on where it gets this signal from. Bmw says there is no sensor. Does anyone have any info on this? Thanks Rich
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L car body VIN: WBADT63481
Hello all I have a very sick bmw in the shop. Car had dead battery after the alarm system was activated by some smashing the drivers side mirror. The customer jumped started car form the engine jump posts and thats whem all the problems begain. 1. cental lock...
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL on VIN: 5UXFA53552
Car came in with dead battery and alternator. The dash was lit up like a christmas tree. Scanned for codes and pulled codes from most all systems. All will clear except code 090 which The Baum Iscan does not identify. There were 3 codes in the ABS that were no...
1999 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4CW52K88
owner stated vehicle died while driving - vehicle would crank over but not start - was stalling out prior - checked for codes - none stored - road tested for 3 days straight without a problem (120 miles ) - vehicle finally acted up coming off highway felt like...
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L electric windows, locks,mirrors VIN: 1G4HP54K6Y
Power windows, door locks, mirrors, and trunk release will not work from driver door ONLY. Windows and door locks work from other doors. Heavy orange wire from circuit breaker and smaller orange wire from 10 amp fuse have power and all grounds check good at mo...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Theft System VIN: 1G6KY5492W
Still have this cadi beatin me up. Sets a code B3055=(The PASS-Key III Theft Deterrent (VTD) Module performs an internal test to determine if a key is present every 300 milliseconds . If the test determines that a key is not present the VTD module will indicat...
1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1FP21E7K
This vehicle came into my shop running very rough and idling high. Customer stated that a performance shop installed an LT1 engine with an LT4 camshaft. Horrible butchers!! Customer stated that the pcm is factory and that the performance shop said it was runni... Trouble codes: 26 (Quad Driver 1 fault), 43 (ESC Module or circuit fault)
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L noise VIN: 1GNDT13W5T
Hi all this customer came in asking me to replace his lifters on his 96 S-10 blazer. I told him it sounded like some thing in the timing cover. He told me the chain and rod bearings were already replaced. the reason for the visit was and still is a valve train...
1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L shift solenoid VIN: 1GBJG31F5W
vehicle intermittently will not go over 40 miles per hour.customer is the only one to witness this.customer said the rpms go up like its stuck in second gear.i cleared the codes .test drove the vehicle had no problems.any help would be good
1998 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L cooling fan VIN: 1G1ND52MXW
After having engine replaced, cooling fan does not operate. Replaced cts with a new one, and then a known good one. Scan tool values for cts are with in a few degrees of temp gun reading on cts. In scan tool you can command the cooling fans on both high and lo...
1999 Chevrolet C1500 LS 5.7L Low Beams VIN: 1GCEC19R5X
This truck is the victim of excessive tilt usage. The wires to the turn signal dimmer multi-function switch have broken at the connector, which has resulted in the low-beams working intermittently if you tilt the wheel to the right spot. Two of the wires in th...
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEL19W5B
Help: I have a difficult one for you guys...maybe.My Customer bought this van and brought it to me because it misses once it gets hot.When you first start it , it runs great.Once it has run for an hour or so ,it delevopes a miss in # 5 cylinder...when you load... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Missfires), P0305 (5 Cylinder Misfire), P0306 (6 Cylinder Misfire)
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L rear-end? VIN: 1GNDT13WGX
This one has me hangin' out on desolation row...There is an intermittent noise coming from the rear of the vehicle under 2 different scenario's 1) noise sometimes occurs over bumps or 2) wiil occur when changing lines under load (not a wheel bearing noise thou...
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT14W9Y
thnaks in advance for any hep we get, we have a 2000 chevy s-10 4.3 that came in with a check engine light on, we initialy scanned and had p0172 and p0175 bank 1+2 rich, we checked fuel pressure and it was 60psi, good. while monitoring the scanner we noticed t... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel system bank 1 too rich), P0175 (fuel system bank 2 too rich)
2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L ac alternator radio VIN: 2G1WW12E51
hello people ! need some help here .this monte carlo has several problems. the display on the cluster flashes battery light service vehicle soon security.vehicle starts and runs fine alternator is puttin out 14.1 volts .no codes . also upon start ups the radio...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19V41
Hello techs, the customer says the CEL light started flashing a couple of days ago. I found code Po300 random misfire. Just a little more quick history before I go on. The engine became an oil burner @ 90,000kms(not sure why) and the customer was complaining o... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52JX3
Vehical has been towed in four times for no start in the past year. After removal from tow truck it starts. I have never been present at site of no-start. 97000 miles so I suggested a OEM fuel pump... Pump replaced. two months later towed in again, fuel pressu...
1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L coolant
Thank you in advance for all responses. V6 sebring has a major coolant leak in the valley near the crossover tube. Crossover does not look corroded from the very little I can see before dissassembly. Im thinking water pump, crossover tube, timing belt job. Ant...
1995 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 1B3EJ46X6S
Thanks for the help!! This car has a vibration at idle, but goes away just above idle. Can feel it in the steering wheel. The engine seems to idle smooth. (No miss, etc.) I can see the rubber in the motor mounts is cracked, but can't see that they are metal to...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L tightning steering colum VIN: 1G65O85GEF
anyone that could help or done this before thanked ahead of time. tightning sreering colum on dodge 1500 two wheel drive its a little loose how to dissarm air bag and any special tools agian thanks
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y4X
i have a good one here. this customer has been complaining that the durango stalls but not all the time. what happens is the truck stalls and will not restart ( has not happened to me yet ) it the customer just leaves the key in the on position and whats for t...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Torque Converter Clutch VIN: 1B7KF2360Y
Hope someone can shed some light on this Dodge truck. I am posting for a friend who just purchased this truck and has driven it only 4000 miles since. The problem is that the torque converter clutch is locking up and unlocking at around 45-50 mph while on stea...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: D7HA18N825
Since I have had the truck my tech has found 3 bad coils. He manually checked the coils laying on the intake with a old fashion spark tester grounded with a jumper wire to chassis. The #2 coil he tested would spark at start up then quickly fade to nothing. He ... Trouble codes: P0356 (6 coil primary circuit)
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 3.7L Lifter Ticking VIN: 1D7HA16K92
Greetings! This engine will tick for approx. 45 seconds when started cold. This condition will occur only after sitting over night. Sometimes it may not occur at all, even after sitting. Will not occur if truck is driven every day. It sounds exactly like lifte...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 3D7KU28D84
this truck shuts off for just a second while driving and continues to do so cannot get it to do this sitiing still? no codes just loses cam and crank and then comes right back on i am at my wits end here i hope someone else has seen this problem thanks in adva...
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX4 5.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18237
vehicle has an intermittent no start condition, will turn over for 15-30 seconds, and not start. this lasts for approximately 15 to 20 minutes, then will start like nothing was ever wrong. no fault codes stored in the system, actove or stored, communication wi...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF15Y1N
This truck misfires most notably at cruising speeds 20+ mph. The motor was replaced with a jasper unit. All ignition parts were replaced including module. When I disconnect the Egr valve the truck runs fine. Of course this sets the check engine light almost im...
1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L harmonic balancer VIN: 1FAPP6241P
This t-bird came in a couple weeks ago with very noticable engine vib. that may come and go. Found balancer broke right in front of front seal. Each part of this balancer snout still on crank but had slipped enough to vibrate. Replaced balancer and timing chai...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Engine VIN: 2FMDA5142T
Hi Everyone, I have this van in the shop for a loud tapping sound. The volume changes, it usually gets really loud when the engine is revved up, sometimes it will change volume for no apparent reason while just idling. It sounds kind of like a valve noise but ...
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L ss3 VIN: 1FAP52U9WA
Customer came in with ck. eng light on Checked codes with scanner found code PO500 speed sensor fault and code PO503 vss intermitant. Removed speed sensor found gear hard to move and replaced. Cleared code and drove speedo works now no problem.Drove car home w...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6535W
this vehicle came in no start,we installed a new timing belt and engine runs ok as soon as we started engine ses light came on and a [...] was set. this code seems to deal with the electrical end of this problem. we are asking if anyone has seen problem we... Trouble codes: P0340
1998 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FTYR10C6X
This vehicle came from a local body shop. It has had extensive front end work. Vehicle is a no start but cranks. It seems to crank hard as if it wants to rotate backward. If I unplug the front coil pack it starts and idles ok. If I replug in the front coil pac...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP40461
I am working alone this week and need to bounce my thoughts off some other techs... Came in for misfire and CEL. Pulled codes and found P1233-Fuel Pump Driver Mod Off Line. Checked Module and did not see any wire problems. Replaced Mod anyhow, no change. Reins... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel Pump Driver Module Off Line), P0301
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L park to drive engagement VIN: 1FMDU73K62
Hey guys. I've run into 2 or 3 of these 5R55S trans w/this same issue. I have replaced plenty of solenoid packs on these for harsh reverse engagement per Ford's tsb. Of course my post starts out w/the word "intermittantly". All line pressures and PCA, B & C pr...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L inst cluster VIN: 1FTRF18242
Customer brought me this f150, he stated that upon start up the gauges (tach, oil, temp, volts ) don't move for a period of about 15 or 20 seconds after engine fires, the odometer won't light up during this period of time either, after the initial 15 or 20 sec...
2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L drivtrain VIN: 1FMZU72K33
i have a strange problem with this one. driving down the road at 50-70 mph this thing has a inconsistant "thump" on decel. it sounds like you are running over the reflectors in the middle of the highway. only on decel. and not every time. so i put it on jack s...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53233
Pulled diagnostic trouble codes; P0171 and P0174 in memory. Checked scan data and found (after re-seting codes)that LTFT jumped immediately to +26%, while STFT was around +5 -+7%. In my experience, it usually takes LTFT a longer period of time to move that hig... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean - Bank 1), P0174 (System too lean - Bank 2)
2004 Ford Explorer NBX 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU73K54
This one came in on the hook. No codes. The car would not crank. With the key off the security light would act normal. With the key on the security light, check engine, and amber wrench light would rapidly flicker. We first checked for blown fuses or poor grou...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on, Loss of power VIN: 1FTNF21565
At full throttle the truck dies; loses power - feels like exhaust restriction or low fuel pressure. Ran it with the exhaust down - still the same. Trouble codes: P0174 (testing and results)
2007 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L MIL Lamp on
Firstly ignore that its a 2.3L. Because its a Ranger 2.5L Diesel 2007 Model. Also known as a Mazda BT-50. The car came in a week or so ago with the MIL lamp on and DTC P0340 - CMP circ. malfunction. The sensor was replaced. Obviously not fixed. So now I have ... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction), P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction), P0606 (PCM Malfunction), P0607 (PCM Performance Problem)
1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L wheels VIN: 1GKEK13RXV
vehicle on tight turns(parking lot speed) tires skip/drag across the pavment almost like engaged in 4wd,but not.customer has owned vehicle scince new and untill last week neverhad this occur.i have checked front end and found no loose parts(idler arm is even t...
2006 GMC Sierra 3500 SL 6.6L shifting
thanks inadvance for any help you can give me. this is my boss' truck & i rebuilt it so i'm married to it. everything worked fine for first 7,000 miles,but now is throwing codes p05629 (cruise ciruit low,i think),p0827 tap up & down shift circuit low,& u1041 n... Trouble codes: 0562 (cruise control), 0827 (tap up down switch), U1041
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8145Y
Intermittent no start on this vehicle. Customer had dealer replace ignition coil. Problem was verified after running engine, and let it sit for about 15 minutes. Main relay was replaced already. There is no codes, engine cranks but no start. Fuel pressure is w...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L voltage VIN: 1HGEM22572
we have a car that came in not charging bat.lit on Replaced alt ,charge lite went off After running a A.V.R. test it came up with low system voltage 12.6 at 2000 rpm. max 30 amp output After checking for bad connections etc Replaced with another alt,same prob ...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHDN55D77
Intermittent stall on this elantra. We plug scanner and when problem occur (engine stall or just a cut...) we lost datastream on scanner, mil and charge indicator light on with no codes. We replaced tps sensor like some fix in iatn suggested and problem still ...
1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKNG01D1R
Hello all, I've got a car here that leaves me scratching my head a bit. '94 MY Infiniti Q45t. Owner is one of my office guys. Background: Owner has fixed minor issues himself. Car had issues a few months back with sputtering and cutting out. Through the Nis... Trouble codes: 45 (Injector Leak)
2000 Infiniti QX4 3.3L wheel bearing VIN: JNRAR07Y3Y
QX4 has a leaky rear axle seal. There are two seals on this, one on the axle shaft between the bearing and differential and one between the bearing and axle flange. Obviously this bearing does not get its lubrication from the differential but it is not a seale...
2005 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L air distributuion VIN: SAJWA51AX5
A/C blows out the defrost all the time. This is automatic climate control with LED display. I am praying that there is a reset/ relearn proceedure,, or a self-test. I get some temperature control and the slightest airflow control. Mitchell and Alldata are of l...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ58Y1R
in park if gas pedal is depressed fast vehicle stumbles and slowly accelarates only to 3100 rpms while driving down the road if gas is applied fast vehicle stumbles and only accelerates to 3100 rpms if wide open throttle is maintained vehicle loses speed and r...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Transmission VIN: SALME11434
Hello Landrover techs, The instrument panel on this vehicle displays the message "Transmission Fail Safe" Codes P0730 and P0732 (incorrect gear ratio) were retrieved. My research shows this to be either a CAN fault or the transmission itself has failed. After...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WDBJF55F4T
Hi all in IATN land. Need some help with this beautiful Benz. Customer complaint is car will start and run very rough after driven a short distance and restarted. Can floor the throttle and car won't make any power. Exhaust smells of sulfur when this occurs. A...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E5Y
thanks for checking this one out! this suv has code po410 stored (secondary air injection fault). we cleared code and turned back to customer since we were able to command air pump on with scanner and it did operate. car came back with code set again. air pump...
2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L compressor VIN: 4JGAB57E35
Vehicle came in with a/c inop and what looks like part of the front hub assembly missing to the a/c compressor. Charged system to check for leaks found shaft seal leaking. Smalldata has very little info on this vehicle. If you took the job in, what would you r...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L circulation VIN: 1MEFM53S0X
overheats after 10 mi. drive .coolant recovery tank boils over with cool radiator
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L power steering motor VIN: WMWRE3345T
steering motor wont shut off can not find relay
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L Trans Shifting VIN: 4A3AA46L1Y
This F4A51 trans stays in first gear intermittently. Has never set a code. The PCM controls the Shift Solenoids and when it sticks in 1st gear THE SHIFT SOLENOIDS ARE GETTING A 1ST GEAR COMMANDED. If you come to a complete stop and take off it shifts OK. When ...

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1999 Acura TL 3.2L rear head VIN: 19UUA5642X
we removed both rocker shafts to inspect the cams more closely. we found a flat spot on the exhaust cam not on the lobe where we were concentrating before but at the begining of the ramp. it was only about 3/16th of an inch long and the width of the roller. th...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L Safety VIN: WBADD6323V
Thank you for your replies, James hit close enough to the mark the conector to the pass dash airbag conector was at fault. I disconected and reconected the conector and cleared the fault. A final tab bend insured a good conection.
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on, LEAN BANK #1 AND 2 VIN: WBAFB22551
Hi you great masters, I have fixed the problem lean bank#1 and #2 on 2001 BMW x5 4.4L with your help. I chenged the front and rear plate oring gaskets, I replaced under the Intake rear plate a littel Vaccume hose (leaking), I also replaced the Air Mass meter. ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 2G4WB52K2X
How hot is hot? Hot enough to boil over or just high on the gage? When the sand is removed from the radiator fins and a new coolant temp sensor is installed hot its not.Thanks to all who participated and even those who did not.Hi fan operation happens at 235 d...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L theft deterent VIN: 1G6KY5492W
Well most people still thought i had two little wires going to the lock cyl. that can break. not on a PK3 system. Anyway, code B3055 says theft module is not seeing the key or correct key. Found that after clearing the codes and light, by the way you can clear...
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L instrument cluster VIN: 1G6KD54Y4W
I was unable to repair this vehicle my self. After speaking to Cadillac they told me i would need to buy a new VATS module and reprogram. Then I spoke with a speedometer repair facility and their reply was necessary to send the instrument cluster to New York r...
1995 Chevrolet Tahoe 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK18S8S
after many helpful replies, and taking a few days off from working on the truck. we attacked it with a fresh attitude. we once again changed the injection pump. Truck now runs and starts perfect. We sent the pump out to be checked and they told us the optical ... Trouble codes: 36 (injector pulse width error/ long resonse).
1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19X0V
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L convertor VIN: 1GNDT13W2Y
Talked to customer yesterday and he said it has not acted up since i worked on it last. I believe that the original valve was faulty.
2001 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L HVAC Mode doors VIN: 2G1WL52J31
Thanks to all that helped me out. It was a disconnected vacuum line under the dash by the steering column. Could not hear the leak due to all the covers and leaking exhaust system. Turns out that owner had a amp put in and they ran the power wire through the g...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L Power Door Locks VIN: 1GNEK13V22
Programing was not the issue, but I want to thank all who replied. I took a chance on the BCM and it corrected the problem. This is an awesome site. Ron
2003 Chevrolet Venture Value 3.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GBDX23E93
I cleaned the maf sensor and the throttle body. This brought the fuel mileage up from 20mph to 22mph. I am still concerned about the fuel trim numbers but I did find another problem. It did somewhere along the way set an evap code. I was checking that and I fo...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on, OTHER SERVICE LMPS VIN: 1GNDT13573
Thanks, you guys saved me a lot of looking! I received several good suggestions: faulty HVAC control head or stand alone computer, but 5 of you hit it on the head! Aran [...]'s quick check was the simplest and easiest to try. "Take the bottom of the steering ... Trouble codes: U1000 (Class 2 serial Comm. Problem), U1041 (Loss of EBCM/EBTCM Communications/with fan sw. on), C0379 (Front Axle Circuit Malfunction), B0790 (Transfer Case Neut. Indicator Circuit).
2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L bleeding VIN: FGD1D3FG1F
replaced master cyl. still unable to get pedal bought a vacum bleeder and that cured the problem. thanks for all the help veryone offered.
1994 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L Stall VIN: 1C32248SR1
Well shes back on the road. I was watching the injector pattern and saw that some cyl would shut down as it died. The hotter the enging got the more it would stall. It got to the point that you had to hold the throttle open more and more to keep running. I...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L9T
first of all i would like to thank all who replyed! it helped get a sence of direction!! the customer had to have the van so thats why it took so long to close this help request. the van was towed back to our shop last week because the engine overheated and ...
1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L Starting VIN: 1C3HD56T2T
1991 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Alt VIN: 1B7GG26Y0M
Wow I got a lot of great responses for this one. Most told me to focus on the green wire going into the computer. Did not know this but the regulator is in the pcm. I found that the pcm was not grounding the regulator and because of that alt would not charge. ...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Starting VIN: 1B4HS28Z5X
Thanks to all that took the time to respond and help a fellow tech. I droped the trans valve body and replace the shift selinoid, sent out ecm and had repaired, as most thought it was bad. Truck would quit after it warmed up and no com with scanner. All is wel...
2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L No Start, Back fires VIN: 1B3ES46COY
Thank you for everyones input in solving this pain. After all your sugestions wedid not believe the cam and crank output signals. We removed the cam sensor and found a hair line crack. So we replaced it.. The engine back fired even worse. So we decided to remo...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L signals VIN: 1B4HS28N3Y
Thanks everybody for your help.The flasher fixed the problem.Sometimes we over look the simple things.
2002 Dodge Durango SLT Plus 4.7L charging VIN: 1B4HS58N22
We had 4 replies and we thank you. But the problem was two bad PCM's. The third unit cured it. We had gotten a used unit, because Chrysler units were on national backorder, and reprogrammed it. When it still did not charge we figured we missed something. ...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L rear end VIN: 1D7HA16N33
Thanks for the replies evryone. I just started from scratch with this one and bought new ring and pinion and bearing install kit. My tech had originally did this one so I felt that was the way to go. again thanks.
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1D7HA16D54
There seems to be a problem with the connectors on these injectors. I kept the truck for three days with the scope hooked up to the injector and it never missed, there was always an inductive spike on the waveform. After testing for three days with no failur... Trouble codes: P0204 (Injector circuit malfunction - cylinder 4).
2006 Dodge Charger 2.7L starter VIN: 2B3KA43R36
We had to let this one go. I got lot's of good help. Thanks. 1. If it has a grey key,,and/or keyless entry it should have a SKIM (security). 2.the NAG trans should communicate park/neutral to the TCM. 3.It is CAN,, I need a better scan tool. 4.The IOD fuse,...
1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FTHX26M7L
Hello again, not sure if vehicle is completely fixed since the truck is now at home in the customer's driveway, while the customer has gone out to Alberta on a work term. I did find some bad wiring and connector issues on the RF fender which I fixed. Especiall...
1993 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 2FTJW35MOP
Sorry for such a lone delay in getting back to this problem. Customer is have some health problems and asked not to do any more on his truck. Said he will advise what to do when he is better. I thank every one who tried to help with this problem. The truck is ...
2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAFP13P42
Big thanks to all who replied!! Sorry I didn't get back to each of you individually. The low compression was also our concern and it seems that the upper engine cleaner solved it. Spoke with customer yesterday (service done last thursday) and they state tha... Trouble codes: P0302.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW20P43
2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L air bag VIN: 2FAFP71W96
i finally fixed the problem with a new steering column, the first one that the body shop sent me was used and it was collapsed as well.thank you for all the replies the pinpoint test was very useful and all of them are very much appriciated.
2004 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L a/c VIN: 1GKEK13Z34
Well folks, it's like this. I wish I could say that I fixed the problem with the intermitten hot air from the a/c but i didnt. The customer did not want to spend any money on this vehicle and decided that it was time to trade it in. I do appreciate all the kno...
1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L Charging system VIN: 1HGCD5622R
Well Honda Guys, I followed the advise of most of the replies, consulted with the customer, gave him his options, and he opted for an OEM rebuilt alternator. It was installed, tested, and the charging system is now in good working order. Thanks for all yo...
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on, LOSS OF INJECTOR SIG VIN: 1HGEJ8147Y
Thanks you all for your replies to this post. IATN members are the best. Unfortunately this problem was posted by someone other than me who apparently hacked my account. Sorry for any inconvenience and thanks again to all for your responses. Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel metering too lean).
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ68V4V
Thanks for all the help and tips. We orderered a Control Module on car-parts.com. Great site! So I'll consider this car as fixed for now.
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L Transfer Case VIN: KNDJA72332
i want to thank every one who replied. the front hubs were the problem. my cheep date service manager opted to get bone yard ones. so far so good. for now.
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8UF11E5M
Thanks to all that replied. The problem was a poor connection at the efi main relay in the underhood fuse/relay center on driver side. After tested for power and grounds at the ECU, we found only a small amount of voltage would show up for a split second an...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Charging VIN: JT8BF28G2X
Most of the posts said to put a smaller pulley on alt. I guess this is a fairly common problem. Nobody new a part number for pulley. Customer has not returned so I have no real fix yet. I will update if & when cust returns. Thanks again to all who replied.
2005 Lexus ES330 3.3L ABS Pedal VIN: JTHBA30G45
hello, I recieved two responses both of which said the same and i agreed with, ignore the phantom c1267 and concentrate on the two you do know, which left me with only one to diagnose. C1203 no communication between engine ecm and abs/skid control. After per...
1997 Mazda B2300 2.3L no power VIN: 4F4C12A5VM
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L trans stuck in 1ST VIN: 4JGAB54E7Y
Thanks to everybody who sent me massages ,IT was the shifter module that got wet at the time of detailiung .IT had to be programed to ecm . thank you morie
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