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2001 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L speedometer, tack and radio turning off VIN: 2HNYD18671
Good day people. I have this Acura that the client states that the speedometer, tack and radio shuts off intermittendly. I have test driven it and of course the problem doesn't happen to me. I have tryed checking for any common currents and grounds between the...
1996 Audi A4 2.8L no drive indrive VIN: WAUEA88D6T
the car will not move in drive will move in 1st gear & rev
1999 Audi A4 1.8L front pump VIN: WAUCB28D1X
i removed all front pump bolts and the pump doesn't want to come out. next i removed valve body to see if any thing was holding it up and still nothing any one have the info on how to remove pump on this a4 quattro? trans is a 5-hp-19 help
1996 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Cruise VIN: 4USCH7327T
Hi all, Have an in-op cruise control. I am leaning towards the module but would like some expert opinion. I have tested all the switch outputs at the module and they are all good Pins 20-24 at the module. I have ran the actuator manually and motor runs. Seloni...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WBADM6343Y
Car came in with the check engine light on and the EML light on. DTC p1542 and 1580.We replaced the trhottle body and the codes went away but it stumbles real bad and the EML light is still on. It idles Great but when you accel it missfires. I have read old po... Trouble codes: P1542, P1580
1993 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L light ride control VIN: 1G6EL12B3P
HI Y'ALL!!! I have a real headache with this 93 eldorado. The service ride control light keeps flashing and I am chasing my tail now. The only code that I can find is I039 in the IPC section. That leads me to the speed sensitive suspension module in the trunk....
1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L airbag light VIN: W06VR52R8V
Does anybody know of a scanner that will access the srs systems on a cadillac cater? I have a genisys and it doesn't list in the srs section. thanks
2000 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L power window VIN: 1G6KY5494Y
good morning cadillac techs.i have very little experience on these cars and here is my problem.the left rear power window does not work from the drivers door switch but it works from the left rear door switch.it will go up from the drivers door switch but it w...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L No Start VIN: 1G6DM57NX3
Will not start, sets code P0335 every second crank. Installed-crank sensor, computer, ran wires from sensor directly to PCM, inspected tone ring. I get over 2V AC from crank sensor while cranking, only spec I can find is 4-5V AC @ idle. Does have a wave patter... Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor)
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 26CFK24K9J
Okay heres a prime example of when a good job goes bad. Originally this vehicle was driven for like 50miles after a jump start.. then wouldnt start again for customer at a gas station. So it was towed in no crank nostart. Turns out battery was dead and termi...
1990 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GCDC14K2L
Hello all, I've hit a wall. This is what I've got, hold the throttle at 2000rpm, o2 volts go to .030 sometimes less. Scan data shows integrator at 128, block learn at 117, coolant temp 185f, CLOSED LOOP operation, 1.5ms injector pulse width (checked with lab s...
1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Pedal Travel VIN: 1GTEC14Z9P
Hello & thanks in advance, This p/u came in with the brake pedal going to the floor. The owner had replaced the master cylinder himself and the problem was still there. I rechecked his installation and did another brake bleeding. The pedal still went to the f...
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GCGK24SXS
Truck has been to dealer several times. It has a surge type symptom under light accel from 45 mph. You can duplicate it every time. Accel to 45, back out of it, the lightly accel. It feels like a gas vehicle with a bad plug wire-it jerks like an ignition miss ...
1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Sarter, and charging system VIN: 2G1WL52M35
hi all, thanks in advance for your help on this one. i generally do very good with just about any electrical problem, but this one's got me stumped.(and i fear it's going to be something incredibly stupid i should've seen) about three weeks ago, i replaced the...
1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY32P8T
The car will crank with no spark for about 20-30 seconds.After it fires it starts right up runs fine.Shut it off and start it right back up it runs fine. Let it set for about 10 seconds it cranks for about 20-30 seconds before it fires and runs.Sets code istan... Trouble codes: P0372
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L gauges VIN: 1GKEK13R3T
after we put every thing back together, when you turn the left signal on,, the bright lite and all the gauges blink and pulse with signal. the custermer told us that the interiour lights stuck on and would not shut off, i pulled the switch panel and found burn...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L rear brakes VIN: 1GNEK13ROX
hello all , i have a 1999 tahoe problem is rears lock up, overheat drums and cracks the rear shoes, i have replaced shoes cut drums and replaced all hardware, 2 weeks later same problem replaced drums and shoes again then 2 weeks later same problem, put bonded...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L shift ind VIN: 1GCGK13U91
We have this 01 k1500 with the shift indicator not displaying in the dash. scan data is showing all gears. There are no codes. What could the problem be?
2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L no fans VIN: 2G1WW12E21
customer brought in car for overheating. fuse was blown for relay #2. replaced bad cooling fan motor, relay and fuse. after repair proceded to test cicuit by allowing engine to warm up. temperature sensor rose to 244 degrees before i turned off motor. the pcm ...
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L transmission VIN: 2G1WH55K22
Vehicle surges from 40 to 70 mph under light accleration.Checked for service codes and have found none.Checked sensor data on scantool and found the mass air flow,map,ignition timing,and egr systems fluctuate with surging.Have replaced mass air flow,and thrott...
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L harsh upshift VIN: 1G1ND52J43
Vehicle came in with harsh 1-2 upshift. No codes were present. Trans fluid was full. Flushed trans with no luck. Tested Pressure Control solenoid, was about 5-10 psi low across the board. Removed valve body to replace PC solenoid. Found an isolator spring miss...
2003 Chevrolet Blazer Xtreme 4.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNCS18X83
replaced coolant sensor & cleared codes(po128) two days later sends code po101 for maf clear codes & drive for a month. po128 for coolant sensor comes back on replace coolant sensor & clear codes again. two days later again code po101 for maf Trouble codes: P0101, P0128
2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WT58K36
Car came shifing hard with the check engine light on. It had a PO171 lean code. The long term fuel trim was fixed at 19.5%. The MAF sensor would change is reading at idle intermittently. The car would also reset the lean code within a couple minutes. I have ne... Trouble codes: P0171
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 3.5L left front turn signal VIN: 1GCD1196X6
I am having trouble with the left front turn signal inop. I removed the bulb, and the socket and contacts on both seem to have gotten very hot. I bent the terminals on the socket closer together to get a better connection, and also coated the connection with d...
1996 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C3EL45X5T
This one came from another repair shop as a no start. They had replaced the cam sensor, crank sensor and new connectors. We checked the timing belt and it is fine. Engine has compression. There is spark on the 1-4 coil but no spark on the 2-3. Using a noid lig...
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HE66G7X
Vehicle came in on the hook as a no sart. Customer states that vehicle was being driven down the road and all of the sudden stopped running. Checked all basics for no start first: Spark and Injection pulse - ok Cam and Crank Sensors for proper signal and syn...
2001 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L power steering VIN: 2C3HH46RO1
and know we can not stop the fluid from airing up and overflowing. have left overnight and still starts wining 2 or 3 minutes after start up, steers ok no jerk or stutter
1984 Dodge Daytona 2.2L engine VIN: 1B3BA44D3E
hi, all techs. this car has been at 2 shops previously for same stalling problem. trans. engine, power and logic module have been changed as well as all sensors and the cat. we found a vacuum leak at the brakes' power booster: put a new one but no help. one th...
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L steering system VIN: 1D4GP45R34
I have had both this '04 and one "03 version Grand caravan that somehow allows the steering fluid to become aerated causing the audible whining noise even though system is always full of fluid. The noise may not show until 5 minutes of driving has passed! I ha...
1995 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 1B3EJ46X0S
This car came in for no power on accelleration. To get it moving you really have to take your time with the peddle. At accelleration with no load it still have no power you can hear the valves rattling. There is no smoke cam timing checked ok, using scanner ca...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF236X2
replaced transfer and injection pumps on unit it will start and stall intermittently it will run for 30 seconds and die then the transfer pump will not come on intermittently i get a code p0215 fuel injection pump controll circuit and a p1475 aux 5 volt too hi...
1998 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4E3AL54F1W
I need help on this one badly! The customer had the vehicle towed in for a no start that had been to 3 other shops before it arrived here. When it was brought in it had a blown "engine fuse". We found after searching for the better part of a morning we found t...
1990 Ford F-250 Custom 4.9L Mechanical VIN: 1FDPR72PXL
Have a ford inline 300 cid industrial eng. that is blowing oil out of the breathers any tips to slow it down just to get by for the winter.its spraying out quite alot thanks to any advice.
1991 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L heater
I have been working on this truck for 3 years with this problem. he has just got another truck so now I can have it for some time. Have replaced the thermostat three times new fan clutch, cooling system clean. start the truck and let run temp only warms to 150...
1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCR15X9P
After installing a MAF and fuelpump, the customer has the same problem. The dealer diagnoised this one and we get to figure it out. The vehicle starts fine and drives great, but after a few miles it just shuts off. The customer says it happens frequently, buy ...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L serpentine belt VIN: 2FMZA5142W
Anyone had this problem? Replaced alternator due to being bad. Also replaced serpentine belt. Vehicle came back next day with horrible squeal in the belt. Noticed tensioner leaning slightly so we installed new belt tension and idler pulley along with a new bel...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L right head VIN: 2FTZX18W1W
GUYS I need some support on this one. customer gets about 2 mile after cold start up an the Engine locked uptight. We removed oil pan everything looks fine including oil pickup tube. removed valve cover on right side and the cam is seized up in the journals ve...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L oil in diaphram VIN: 2FMZA5140Y
Customer said he had a fuel leak & he showed me where . It was leaking oil (not fuel) out of the EGR valve connecting hose at the valve. The EGR diaphram is full of oil ,If I use a Mityvac to check valve operation , It holds vacuum & seems to function properly...
2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMYU70E5Y
Ok guys, I have tried hard to fix this without asking for help, but it has me stumped. First of all keep in mind that this is the new generation 4.0L V-6 SOHC with a plastic intake manifold. On cold start only it hesitates and seems to starve for fuel badly. ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYUO3181
hello I have a code for excessive egr flow the customer replaced dpfe senser at auto zone and defected 2 more. It has good ground and reference volts signal wire ok if you plug in senser it reads normal 1.04 volts about 5 seconds. It doesn't change when egr va... Trouble codes: P0402
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMZU77E81
Strange one here, at idle with A.C. or defrost on when the compressor engages the motor bogs down a little and compressor disengages immediately, motor almost stalls, accompanied by a strange "drum beat" noise from air intake area, the noise begins just a seco...
2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L engine VIN: 1FAFP49Y63
car is been sevice since new,w/ 10w30 mobil 1 never a problem,came in w/what apears to be 1 lifter noise , from idle to almost 2000 rpm then the noise desapiars,came back at idle again.check timming chains tensioners ,like new . is any problems w/this supercha...
2000 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKCS13W8Y
it normally starts after putting fuel,propane in eng. it runs all day, next morning the same, i suspect fuel meter body is defective,if you have an idea let me know. thanks
2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GKET16573
Hello all again, I'm desperate this time(as always I guess). This envoy very intermittently acts up and when it does there is no response from the throttle pedal (engine just idles) and the (I believe it to be) low power light comes on. This can be corrected i... Trouble codes: P0495 (Cooling fan speed high), P0172 (System rich Bank 1), P0705 (Trans Range Circuit), P1221 (TPS Performance/Fuel Pump Circuit), P1271 (APP Sensor 1-2 correlation error), P1523 (Electric throttle control throttle return)
1978 Honda Civic 1200 1.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SGC4502624
Another shop had me look at this. He rebuilt carb and driving it it will load up after a while and not idle. He cleaned it out,adjusted the floats with the screws on the top and would work OK for a while and then do the same thing. I havent had good luck with ...
2006 Honda CR-V SE 2.4L rear diff VIN: JHLRD78906
i am looking for some advice my tech info is limited on 2006 models. this crv was brought to me by a auto body shop [ minor hit in front of car ] upon there completion of work they noticed a bind up and clicking noise in car. i roadtested and found on sharp le...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on, No Power VIN: 4S2DM58W21
Vehicle came in for check engine light. Light flashes and vehicle has no power while driving. It has had a recent tune up and a few coils changed. The vehicle does not have an ignition skip. Runs smooth just lacks power. Checked for intake leak as these are co... Trouble codes: 304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
1991 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 4.0L Stall VIN: SAJHY1740M
this car came in with the fuel problem stalling when in drive sparttering stalling diagnose found water in the fuel tank no fuel preasure, install new pump everything was okay customer picked up the car few days later he called said the vehicle is doing the sa... Trouble codes: 24 (fuel fail), 44 (fuel fail)
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58N6Y
Hi group. Customer had this jeep at the dealer who read the P0505 code and erased it. When I got the car the light was out. Made preliminary checks and found weak battery. Thinking this might cause a problem at start-up I replaced the battery. The light came b... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control malfunction)
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L directional lights VIN: 1J4FA49S01
I have to waste everybodys time with one that looks so easy! I replaced the combination direction switch because the fog lamps were staying on unless you put on the directional lights a few weeks ago. Now the fog lamps work fine, but no directionals and no ha...
2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L diferential locks VIN: 1J4FA69S93
This jeep came in with a dead battery ,and a battery drain .when 50 amp fuse removed #15 marked IOD the draw is gone , when the fuse is in the dash lites for front lock remain flashing even with the key out . have replaced the 4x4 lock switch but it makes no d...
1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L fuse 10 fail VIN: SALPV1243V
I am having trouble with this RR and cant find anything on it so I hope some one can help! When I turn off car the warning display reads Fuse 10 Failed I have this on 2 range rovers and cant find anything on it. All fuses check good. I am also getting the air ...
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L ride control VIN: 1LNLM97V7S
hey i need a lincoln tech to help me on this one i replaced both front air bags with new bags and the system is inop i erased all the codes the car is riding low all the way around front and rear when i run a self diagnostics on the system it comes back that t...
1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Misfire VIN: JM1BB1416T
Check engine light bulb-checks ok; no light or codes when running, even though it has a miss. Scan tool indicates No RPM count from ECM. Can't determine where the RPM data should originate - I would think Cam Sensor (part of distributor) but have been unable t...
1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4ZR17X4W
This vehicle seems to run fine, but since the weather has turned cooler these 2 codes keep setting with out any obvious reasons. anyone have any ideas or seen this problem before..? Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA665NF
Hello Mercedes Techs This car has a high idle condition and is not getting power to the idle valve,the wiring is ok from ECU to idle valve,we tried another overvoltage relay, the information to do some testing is not clear, please advise and supply information...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72EXX
Hi, Car came with code 0446- activated canister valve. I did replaced the valve with new (smaller diameter and hose) from MB. Same code. Also replaced fuel pressure sensor(on the filler neck). No help. I get no voltage on the blue wire(should be 12V according ... Trouble codes: P0446 (activated charcoal canister shutoff valve)
1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53S8W
OK so this car comes in for scan for codes as MIL is on and oil change, I got this car as I am fighting to get work in the shop and jumped on it and now I have a fun one that is taxing my mind. so I find the B1S1 heater shorting/low amperage. Now from past exp...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L loss of coolant VIN: 1MEFM53UXX
all spark plugs look ok. has new t-stat, flushed radiator, over heats and no heat due to coolant loss. did this befor and after t-stat and flush. no signs of coolant in oil, cumbustion chamber, or exhaust. pressure tested and found no external leaks. has lost ...
1995 Nissan 200SX SE-R 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, bogs VIN: 1N4BB42D3S
Car will not run off idle bogs and dies hard to start.Egr valve over active pluged it off same problem.Cleaned mass air sensor same problem idles better but still will not run off idle.Owner drove to my shop but can not drive home.All i did was replace clutch ... Trouble codes: P0325, P0400

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2003 Acura RSX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JH4DC54863
Thank you for the help. This one is fixed. Took fuel sample looked fine smelled fine still not satisfied. I ran vehicle off the motor vac all day long with no problem. Drained gas tank add good fuel replace plugs vehicle is good to go.
2001 Audi A4 1.8L abs sensor VIN: WAUDC68D21
sorry about the delay, had to work on a difrent car first. sure enough the rear abs ring was broken !! i replaced it and problem solved!!! thanks to all that responded. great sight!
1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, fail safe mode VIN: WBAGC8313K
Sorry for the late fix, I posted on LMV as well and thought I closed them both. I switched the throttle bodies from left to right and the code followed. We found a used one, installed and all is well. Thanx to all who took time to reply!! Trouble codes: 023 (Control for TP servomotor cylinder 1-6).
1998 BMW 328i 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WBABK8325W
Thanks to all who sent in their ideas. The customer has not decided what to do with the vehicle so it is just sitting at the shop. It was severly overheated and will require a disassembly. From the information we received it sounds like the problem is with the...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM534XY
Hello BMW techs The cam timing was off and we also had to reset the vanos timing ,you have to use the special double vanos tool to do the job correctly. the car is running well. thanks for all the help Trouble codes: P1520.
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBAFT00848
sorry to get back to you late.thank you for all the responses.. this one is fixed. the air mass meter was bad. replaced the meter and all is well...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WBAGH83471
Its back together with the right torque specs thanks to Dana [...]. I was never able to communicate with the engine computer via Modis with either BMW connectors. I was able to get global and see my fuel trim was out of wack. I checked for vacuum leaks and aske...
2007 BMW 530xi 3.0L DRL's VIN: WBANF73587
Thanks to you who responded. You guys were right. I had to go to BMW and Pay Budds in Oakville $115 for their expert factory trained tech to turn on this cars drl's. Now what BMW is doing as well, is there is a notice from BMW that they are rwequiring a $3000 ...
1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L ride control VIN: 1G6CD53B3P
We got the 93 caddy back in today to put regular gas struts on. Thanks to Ted from the great state of texas and from Paul from My home state of Mi. Unhooking the module under the seat worked fine. The customer put 450.00 in his 800.00 caddy but he won't b...
2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L lifters VIN: W06VR54R3Y
2001 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Instrument clus VIN: 1G6KS54Y91
Well the two replies were right. We disconnected the battery for 15 minutes than before reconnecting touched positive and negative cables together. Reconnected and started car all was well again. Only had a security light on so I just cycled the key fob lock a...
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1YY2382L
1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDT13Z2N
Thanks for all the help on this one the fix was the egr silonoid opening up on cold start. * thanks again to all
1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M2W
Thanks to all that responded. Your suggestions were right on. I didn't get all of the carbon out of the passage when I cleaned it the first time. I used the speedo cable and a drill along with some good carb cleaner. That broke loose a chunk of carbon about th... Trouble codes: P0401 (insufficent egr flow).
2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDM19W11
I did not get van fix. I tried every replies that would apply to this van. There are some that did not pertain to this system. But after crank sensor replaced and shimed, timing chain, new timing cover, 2 fuel injections cleaning, new intake gasket, cap, rotor... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire), P0335 (Crank Sensor).
2004 Chevrolet C5500 Kodiak C5C042 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GBE5C12X4
Thanks for all the help I got.Virgil from Michigan: I found the spot that you were talking about...the plastic cover and insulation were worn just like you said but it had not reached the wires yet! I did protect the area and re-positioned the harness so I don...
2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG35U75
hello i am going to close this one , found broken rod cap on # 6 cylinder got in and chewed up rod then chewd up reluctor wheel , hence the timing issue , popping thorugh intake anyway it need a NEW ENGINE thanks for your suggestions Trouble codes: P0336.
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L engine cooling fan VIN: 3C8FY78GX3
hey guy's sorry it took so long to close .had gut feeling fan motor was was bad but did not want to respond until i knew car was fixed.customer did not want to spend the $559 sticker price for new fan.took too long to get a good used one(then still took two tr...
1989 Dodge Dakota Shelby 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1B7FL96YXK
Sorry about the late close of this post. This vehicle still lives at my shop and it won't go away. It's like a stray dog that I fed once and it won't leave. I did get some good advice regarding the injectors and the pressure regulator. The regulator on the...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP44R6T
First of thanks to all that responded. Thank GOD this thing is fixed. I must admit that I did not take some of the first advice about after market cam sensors. The problem was a bad cam sensor as I diagnosed from thevery beginning. But that that is where all o...
1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Shift indicator lites VIN: 2B4GP45R2W
Replacement of insturment cluster assy fixed problem.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18N02
found that cam and crank sensors were not synchronized-removed valve covers and checked cam timing-timing marks were aligned-since engine had been disassembled by dealer we decided to not go any further into engine-replaced engine with used complete and proble... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354.
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU28D33
Well we didn't have any luck with this truck... the PCM was recieving signals from the both cam and crank sensors that we compared to another truck with no issues, Checked connections while it was on the scope never got a glitch. Checked grounds, power, nothin... Trouble codes: P0339, P0498, P0300, P0315.
1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.3L Flywheel VIN: 1FTCR14A9K
I believe that we may have misled some of you to believe that we had installed this clutch and still had a pedal problem. It really wasn't like that. We simply had questions about the thickness of the flywheel and what the minimum specification was. After not ...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 2-3shift VIN: 1FMDU32XXS
i would like to thank all the techs who have answered my reply. i pulled the pan down to find small debris which looks like of band clutch material. looked towards the rear and band looks burnt cust elected for a rebuild instead of rebuilding due to the mileag...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW35F7T
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L dash guages VIN: 1FTEF17W9V
Sorry for not getting back earlier. My 7 year old grandson got on the computer and deleted a few things. I like to thank everyone IATN is fantastic. There is one person who sent me a walk through trouble shooting list and once done confirmed a dash unit. Thank...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L ABS Module VIN: 1FMDU35P1V
I first cleaned the sensor connections of the rust that was there, but it still didn't correct the trouble. I then replaced the left front and it cured the problem so I decided to also replace the right one because the brake backing plates were so rusted that ...
2005 Ford Mustang 4.0L ABS Module VIN: 1ZVFT8ON65
I finally found 2 body grounds that were painted over from the factory. One was by the battery and the abs module once these were cleaned the problems went away. thanks for all the help
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK23131
thanks again guys changed all 8 injectors primed system starts perfect every time thanks again.figured it out by installing aclear line in the fuel feed and afuel pressure guage
1995 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Trans goes into fault mode VIN: 4S6CY58V6S
First I'd like to thank Mikail and Leo for their help and sugestions. Jay commented about my vehicle description not matching the vehicle listing, this was because the listing is compiled from the VIN number and for some reason, within the iATN system, it didn...
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L shifting VIN: 2HKRL186X1
could not duplicate problem, did trans flush and overdue oil change turn car loose, did get call from customer ck eng light came on is supposed to bring by to scan, tested for act code found no problem can not warrant trans overhaul without duplicating problem...
2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L abs light VIN: JHLPD78843
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L timing chains VIN: 1J4G258N8Y
We used a 2 jaw puller behind the outer cam gear,applied pressure, had to take a hammer and punch to shock the gear loose. Had to keep applying pressure and hitting hub repeatly. It did come off. Thanks for the info.
1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L traction con VIN: 1LNHM82W9X
The fix for this car was 4 new tires even though the old ones were the same size and wear.
1999 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L battery drain VIN: LNFM82W9XY
Thank you to everyone who responded. The customer took the car away to the dealer (family member worked in the service department). I called today - 15 days since it left our shop and they have not figured it out. We were actually pretty close to determining t...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Air bag Code VIN: WDCAB54E71
Ok,the right troble code help me to fix this car,(bad contact beteewn air bag and module), but I fixed 1 problem and the scanner tool donīt clear the stored codes,B 1878,I need to change the control air bag module and I finish this car with sucess! I work wi...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Ignition switch VIN: WDBRN47J82
I was hoping to close this post with a surefire fix. But, the car was taken to a dealer in another town & no one will tell me anything. I really appreciate the help I received. Most said it would have to go to a dealer anyway. The others gave me some helpful h...
2001 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S60
This car is repaired. I want to thank ALL of you who responded, this service has a way of saving costly time and "parts slinging". Most of you hit it straight up and on the head. With me seeing cold engine compression varying that much, and reading all of your... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire detected cyl 5).
2006 Mini Cooper 1.6L Power Windows VIN: WMWRC335X6
Well, I appreaciate the feedback guys. At this point the customer hasn't been back with the car. He is waivering back and forth on whether or not to have us look at it or drive the 2-3 hours each way to the dealer for them to service it under warranty.
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