× Auto Repair Pros Member Benefits TechHelp Knowledge Base Forums Resources My iATN Marketplace Chat Pricing About Us Join Industry Sponsors Video Members Only Repair Shops Auto Pro Careers Auto Pro Reviews
Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for January 16, 2008
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for All Makes and Models
Help Request Answers
2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L vsa VIN: 2HNYD18863
We just rebuilt the trans on this MDX and now the VSA indicator light (the triangle with an ! in the middle) is always on and can't be turned off. Also when driving as soon as you reach 35 mph the other VSA light come on. There is a code 84 set when that happe...
1998 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAA88G9W
reocurring p401 ,no success 3times fixing Trouble codes: P0401
1999 Audi A4 1.8L power windows-door lock system-power sun roof-abs VIN: WAUCB28D7X
i dont have enough info on controller location,does the controller in the trunk also control power windows and sunroof??? im stuck !! i was told there can be a controller under the drivers seat and or in the center counsel, i have not found any in these locati...
2002 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L stereo VIN: 5UXFB935X2
There is limitted info about this system. I have researched T.S.B's and found no problems in the areas indicated. Any help is appreceated.
2003 BMW 525i 2.5L oil pressure VIN: WBAD543453
Customer complains of red oil can light and warning display indicating low oil pressure. This happens after driving constant speed for 50 miles and coming to a stop. Light and warning come on, but turn off as they accelerate from stop. We have tested oil press...
1993 Buick Regal 3.1L Surge, Stall VIN: 2G4WB54T5P
Test drove, stalls and surges at idle at times. Idle relearn - highway & city - A/C on & off - Vehilce fine at times then cannot find idle at stops. Cleaned IAC - Checked for vacuum leaks & Monitored pids, Ok
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L speedometer and trans VIN: 1G4GD2214S
Customer brought vehicle in with no speedometer and trans acting strange. Confirmed that the speedometer doesn't work and the trans appears to only have 2nd and 3rd. Following flow chart from Mitchell I checked the speed sensor and wiring, all seemed fine and ...
2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP54K91
cah has to be out a week or so before check engine light comes on. Trouble codes: 440 (evap leak), 442 (452 - gsa cap), 452 (gsa cap)
1994 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L harsh engagemant VIN: 1G6KF52Y3R
greetings to all we have this caddy that has a very harsh engagemant when going from park to drive also has acode 76 force motor problem,28 trans pressure switch manifold problem. i ohmed out the solenoid and that seems fine i spoke to my transmission rebuilde...
2000 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Air bags VIN: 1G6KS54Y4Y
After crash replaced all Air bag compnents with used parts. All codes gone except B0051 (Deployment Command) All my info says it's a "latched" code and cannot be cleared. Do I need to have this thing "reflashed" to clear this code, or is there something I'm d...
2000 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L abs VIN: 1G6KE57Y1Y
Car came in with brake light, traction control light, abs light and check engine light on. Engine light was a lean code. Replace upper intake gasket and boot and fixed problem. Then comes the abs,brake traction lights. codes were as follow U1040, P1571, P1644 ...
1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNCT18W1N
Vehicle tends to run ok cold in open loop with integrator & block learn readings at approx 128. Shortly thereafter as the O2 reads a consistent 9 mv the integrator & block learn bottom to approx 80. The instant vehicle hits closed loop it sputters & nearly die...
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L crank no start VIN: 1GNEK13R3T
car came on hook. check all vitals. has spark, 60 psi fuel pressure. check all relevant connections-good.removed spark plugs they were fouled. replace with new spark plugs. check for injector pulse .good. any ideas guys.
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Starting VIN: 1G1JC1249T
we installed a used moter every thing looks be ok, but thef light stay on all the and the wont start
1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Water outlet VIN: 1G1ND52T7W
This is the fourth time in a year that this car has come in for a coolant leak. It has been the water outlet housing each time. It rots or disintegrates at the lip for the O-ring. I have tried aftermarket and oem pieces and it goes about three to four months a...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Differential Engagement VIN: 1GNDT13W8Y
Truck is equipped with 2-speed selectable 4wd, electronically actuated via switch assembly on the dash. This message is as much about theory of operation as anything. What does the switch in the front axle actually do? With the harness unplugged, pressing the ...
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GCHG39F9Y
installed rebuilt engine, customer unable to pay for 6 months. finally got money together so i said i would do one more checkover.the van dies on the shop floor,unable to restart.no codes but in data stream get ghost hits of crank and cam misses. pump set and ...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L service 4x4 light VIN: 1GNDT13WXY
this one is driving me crazy,belongs to family.When you drive it approx. 3 miles the 'service 4x4' light luminates on dash.Its not in four wheel drive either.I have replaced the switch already and the light still comes on.It goes into 4 wheel drive low and hig...
2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L No Start
i am trying to help out a friend at another shop.he has a 01 gmc 1500 van with a 5.0l.when the vehicle is cold it will not start unless fuel is sprayed into throttle body then it starts and runs fine.if you shut it off it will restart but if you let it sit for...
2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L horn VIN: 1G1ND52J92
customer came in stating that sence it is colder out side ( about the last week or so ) the horn will chirp and the radio will also make a biping sound durin driving ( but not all the time ) i scanned the body mod and found no codes at all. you can have the ke...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L t/case ECU VIN: 1GDNT13S62
When we first started looking into problem we were not able to get data at all. We followed mitchells diagnostic no code testing and found good powers and grounds and also scoped the data from body controler to transfer case ecu and found data stream coming fr...
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L rack, column VIN: 2G1WF52E83
There is a slight squeal noise when the steerig wheel is turned, engine off or on. It sounds like a shaft turning in a dry bushing. The sound is coming from the pinion seal area of the rack. There was no squeal when the steering wheel was turned with coupler s...
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Starting VIN: 1GNDT13SX6
have this one that we were looking at for front wiper inop, this morning putting the key in the ignition STARTER WILL ENGAGE when only having the key in the on position. Just wondering if anyone has run into this before. key is definitely not in starter positi...
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Electronic VIN: 1C3EJ56H8S
i need some schematics or flow charts for codes 66 no eatx ccd message from tcm and 66 no eatx ccd message from bcm
1998 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L engine VIN: 2C3HD46R7W
help help. i know this is everones faforite motor to work on right? lol just so you know this motor sucks to work on!!! well this came in the other day with a over heating issue. customer said that she was on the way to work and the heater didn't blow heat any...
1998 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AJ52N2N
car runs and starts but runs rough,surges,timing not adjustable has new distributor,has no power,has a crank sensor but no codes indicating itws bad.it fills to me that once it starts the computer retards the timing,computer replced twice,disconnected exhaust ... Trouble codes: P0108
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L heat VIN: 1B7HF16YXT
truck is running around 200 degrees.some days it throws good heat and other days only when putting the throttle to it hard.like uphill.almost sounds like water gurgling in the dash area.almost nil at idle.my buddys 99 is doing the same thing.has anybody seen t...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Lean condition VIN: 1B4GP54L7T
LTFT +16% at idle and slow speeds. it stalls and runs rough at ilde or slow speeds randomly like once a month but is lean at idle all the time. the trim goes normal as soon as your driving. i've smoked the intake with no conclusion. i suspect its a vacuum leak...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L trans control module VIN: 1B4GP44G4W
i've replaced tcm twice thinking defective but not,used otc scan tool to detect computers all is fine other than tcm.no power to relay to energized it.tried ignition switch did nothing, allthe powers and grounds are good.cc lines are both 2.5volts to tcm,sci r...
2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ46X31
After replacing timing belt, water pump & tensioner, customer drove the car for 2 days. Car came back to us on the hook running very bad, rechecked timing marks & looks good. No codes. checked plugs and replaced (very black)Runs so poor that it will not idle, ...
1982 Ford WARD 370CID Brake alarm VIN: B61CVEE119
This bus has a good pedal for the first attempt , after this if you depress the pedal 3 or four times the vacuum gauge is going down to the point were the alarm is been activated. We check vacuum and vacuum lines all is ok ,another facility replace boosters (2...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Drive-axles VIN: 1FMPU18L1X
truck came in with poping in front, going straight and mostly turning.acts like its in abind,.it has a4wd and 4x4 high,and 4x4 low.put in 4x4 it does the same.acts like wheel hopping, feels like missing atooth on defientral.it jumps like front wheels locking u...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FMYU04101
customer complained of car surges only when cold once it warms it goes away.found a new egr in car and also u can swear u hear a vacuum leak but none found.
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Power Sliding Doors VIN: 2FMZA52422
Customer says both power sliding doors do not fully close. Right now the left side is working but the right side is not. When it slides closed (under power) the front latch latches but the rear latch does not. When it comes to a close the interior light goes o...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L drivetrain VIN: 1FMDU74W02
Thanks in advance. This vehicle has me stumped! It has a vibration starting at 35mph and increases with speed, that you can feel in your seat. You dont notice it in the wheel. Can not do any thing to change it.- (turn, 4high, 4low, wheel back and forth.)I have...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L instriment cluster VIN: 1FTSE34L06
thanks in advace for any and all help. this van came in with the complant of the battery going dead and the instriment gauges comeing on with key out of the ignition. i experianced the problem and pulled a b1352 code out of the instriment cluster. but when iwe...
1995 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GDKC34F4S
truck came in with a intermittant stall when put in to gear. the problem never happened for me. the truck left and returned a few weeks later. this time i witnessed the problem. it would be hard to start if you could get it to start then cut off i looked at th...
2004 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Poor Idle Quality
Every time suv is started idle speed jumps to 2,100 rpm's. it takes about 1 & 1/2 minutes for idle to come down to 900. after it is driven at highway speeds and slowing down or pulling up to stop idle is at 2,100 rpm's again & slowly comes back down.
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Dashboard Clicking VIN: 1HGCB7664M
Hi Honda Techs, This is my daughters vehicle and it runs great. We are getting a relay type clicking sound only for a few minutes after start up coming from the center of the steering column right behind the steering wheel. The vehicle runs great and has no e...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Heater VIN: JHLRD77853
Help! The heater on this CRV blows warm out the right side vent, heater, and defrost, and cold on the left side. The vent temperature drops progressively from the right side to the left. No information in the archives. The engine is getting to proper operating...
2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Mechanical VIN: 2HGES16533
this car came in over six weeks ago for a 2-3 upshift flare. It was a no brainer as to the trans would need to be rebuilt. it turns out to be a extended warranty claim, and this is where is gets alittle sticky... We got a used trans shipped to us, out of texa...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHJF25FIX
P0343 continually resets. At times it cranks a long time before it starts. Replaced cam sensor even though it had a good square wave. Did not help. Found that P0343 could be a crank sensor? Checked crank sensor wave form and it changes in amplitude from 14v to... Trouble codes: P0343 (Camshaft position snesor A high)
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 2-3 shift is hard, trans light on VIN: 4S2CK58WW1
This Rodeo was victim of a jump start from another vehicle (by owner). Immediately after the jump start, transmission light came on and 2-3 shift became very hard. We scanned and cleared codes, only code present was P0748 pressure control solenoid. We checked ...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJB852Y
Hi, Have a no-start situation with a jeep, have no spark, no injector pulse, have good fuel pressure, i suspect it could be crank sensor or cam, have check cam sensor and have got five volts at pin 1 and have square wave pattern at no.3 pin when cranking, wher...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Heated seats VIN: 1J4GW48S01
Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read this. I am trying to diagnose the heated seats on this Jeep, but cannot find the heated seat module. Mitchell says that it is under the passenger seat, but its not. I looked under the drivers seat but all I foun...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Temp output VIN: 1J4GW48S53
Hi everyone and thanks in advance for any help. We have an 02 Jeep Grand Cherokee in the shop with the complaint being ocassional incorrect vent temp from the HVAC system. Everytime it comes in and we look at it everything is working OK. We have never seen it...
2003 Kia Spectra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12153
I have 3 codes and not familiar with Kia. First code P0705 transe range, sometimes when i start the car i get a buzzing noise by the shifter, and it is hard to find D (drive) I have to move the shifter until It will engage in drive then its fine. Second code P... Trouble codes: P0705 (trans range circuit sensor circuit malfunction), P0441 (purge flow fault), P0171 (system lean bank 1)
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L noise VIN: KNDJC73313
variable intake rail very noisey on warm up, (rattle noise) , is this normal, have no information on this system.
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L Steering Control VIN: JT8BH28F6W
We installed a reman rack & pinion, high pressure line, & vacuum control switch in vehicle for leaks. After road test got in vehicle to take to alignment shop and there was no assist. Figured since pump had run low, we might have had a pump failure. Replaced p...
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L won't shift in to the 4x4 gear you select VIN: 5LMP428L5W
at first the switch would not shift the front axle into 4wd. we replaced the shift relay in the dash and now it will shift from 2wd into 4wd but it shows on the dash that it stays in 4wd all thru the 4wd selection ie: awd)4wd 4h)4wd, 4l)4wd
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Heater core VIN: WDBJF55F9T
Vehicle has come in with a problem of steam or moisture appearing on windows.This vehicle has no smell of coolant.No signs of coolant leaking inside our outside of vehicle.System pressure test fine.Driving the vehicle windows just steam up with moisture,howeve...
1979 MG MGB MK IV 1.8L Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: GHN5UL5005
Car came in for flooding. Found the plugs on Cylinder 1 and 4 to be soaked with fuel and plugs on 2 and 3 to be OK. The choke wasn't opening correctly and that was corrected. I still have excessive fuel in cylinder 1 and 4 and much less in 2 and 3. The carbure...
1991 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1RZ26A2L
Hello. I have a 91 Nissan 300zx 2+2. This car starts up as long as the temperature does not drop below 50 degrees. When the temperature does drop below 50 degrees, it is flooding out the plugs. I replaced the the injectors and connectors during the customer's ...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Surge VIN: JN8DR09X71
engine surges after warm up 1500-2000 rpm
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 5N1ED28T72
Most of the time this Xterra runs perfect, then suddenly it starts bucking & missing and wont accelerate over about 40 mph. I can back out of the throttle and feather back into it lightly and it will come back to life and run another 20 miles without issue. Sc... Trouble codes: P0328 (knock sensor), P0500 (vss sensor)
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Surge VIN: 1G3WH51TXP
Customer complaint is rpm surges under decel - no brake or thottle. Occasionally stalls under same circumstances. I found the vacuum line disconnected at the transmission throttle modulator. Hooked it back up with no difference. Also tried disconnecting EGR va...
1995 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GMDVO6L9S
ran o.k. but ck. pulley rattle replaced than no start switch back to old still no start space out ck sensor,and replaced, tried ign module, ign switch,coils,have power to ck. and cam sensors have scope patterns for both at ign mod.- tickle fuel output-injecter...
2002 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L bcm,abs,anti theft VIN: 1G2JB52472
I have a strange problem with a 2002 sunfire,with headlights on and blower on high the guages drop to zero,abs,anti theft and service wrench lights come on.Codes in pcm p1626,u1040,u1064,u1301,codes in bcm b2600,u1000,u1016,u1088,u1096,u1128,bcm voltage with s...
2002 Pontiac Montana 3.4L power sliding door VIN: 1GMDU03E42
Good Afternoon we are having trouble locating information on re initialization proceedure any help would appreciated.
2004 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Heater VIN: 1GMDX13E74
This is a strange one. The vehicle is running at proper temp, all heat controls seem to be working fine. If you have this on full hot, you get nice hot air out floor vents, but the air comming from the defroster vent is cold. Switched to full floor, and heat i...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
1993 Acura Vigor GS 2.5L radio VIN: JH4CC2666P
Thanks Steve from New Mexico. You nailed it, and with the pin numb. you gave me, it was easy to find and repair the 12V acc. wire. Thanks to all of you who responded . Keep up the good work.
1998 Acura SLX Premium 3.5L Intake leak VIN: JAEDJ58X4W
Intake gaskets took care of this one. Nice plastic gaskets that crumble like Vortec GM stuff. The afterthought fuel pressure regulator protection bracket is a pain to remove with allen head screws. Using a hex head bolt on the rear one makes reassembly a lot e...
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L rear door locks, gas door VIN: WBAGJ8325V
New body control module above the glove box fixed the locks. All 4 locks work as designed. disconnected the gas door motor and set gas door lock to unlock to prevent destruction of new BCM
1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G4CW52L1R
Thanks to all techs who offered their tips about what to look for, but especially to those who said to check the ground buss located under the driver's carpet! When we peeled up the carpet we found a hole in the floor and the buss was severely corroded. A vol...
1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4CW52L6R
Upon closer inspection of the wires going to the cam sensor[after cleaning grease from wires] I found 2 out of the three wires had a bare spot rubbed through the insulation shorting to ground causing the intermittent no start or die out condition.When these wi... Trouble codes: 341 (intermittent signal cam sensor), 341 (intermittent signal cam sensor), 342 (cam sensor failure).
1995 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1LD55M6S
well customer does not have money for repair I am confident that new injectors will fix it but never did get any test results that showed bad injectors. how ever the tech 2 says injector fault after cranking and when plugging in a different set from a used car...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R9X
Hi all tecs who had a thought on this repeated cap/rotor failure, and thank you very much. The Tahoe returned several days ago, at our request, and we opened up removed dist cap and inspected, about 500 miles on new cap, rotor and plugs. Using information that... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire).
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Axle bearing VIN: 1GCHG39R52
Thank you to all who responded to my issue. The customer showed up at my shop the day after I sent out this post (she had not paid the original bill yet) & gave me a certified cheque for what she owed me minus her costs for fixing the axle bearing. After a s...
2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L client gets shock every time she leaves the car VIN: KL1TD62644
Thank you for your help. The fabric sheet between the springs and cushion of drivers seat and spraying scotch guard on seat has reduced the 'shock's considerably. Client is very happy. Thanks
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L oil guage VIN: 2GCEC19T24
Guys, I took your information and gave it to the customer. He will be heading to the dealer on this one. I used to work at a Chevy Dealer 3 years ago and remember seeing these come into the shop but since I wasn't a drivability tech I wouldn't have to deal ...
1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7GL23X25
Most recommendations were taking engine apart & inspecting and or checking injector spray patterns(As I supected anyway) customer declined further repairs. Thanks for all replies
1998 Dodge Caravan 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 2B4FP25B2W
Pulled out plug in the rear of the head and back flushed the oil system again,we have oil pressure to the head.
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Interior lighting and Headlights VIN: 1B7HG38NX2
Well it turns out the reason we could not get the vehicle to act up in the shop is because we always had the valet key. I know that sounds strange but it turns out that the aftermarket remote starter and locks key fob was the culprit. Why, can't explain but th...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Surge VIN: 3D7KU28613
We tested fuel, supply pump volume and pressure, tested for air in system, injector return fuel rate and high pressure pump volume, all tested good. Suspected EFC actuator was sticking replaced actuator vehicle runs good now. Thanks to everyone that took the t... Trouble codes: P0341 (cam position sensor circuit fault).
2005 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L a/c VIN: 1D4HB48D35
The correct amount seems to be 2 lb. I was provided with various figures. One good suggestion for finding the spec was napaprolink.com. Other amounts provides ranged from 1.75 up to 2.44. Thanks everyone.
1997 Ford Probe 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: IZVLT22B7U
Hi everyone: Sorry for the long wait. This car turned around and finally showed its ugly head. I checked every reply and some gave me some extra checks to preform. The main one I was worried about was the compression but every cylinder checked out good. We let... Trouble codes: P0306.
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, HARD START VIN: 1FTNX21F8Y
Thank you all for the fast replies. The glow plugs cured the problem. 3 on R bank, and 2 on left bank were open. Why the self test through scanner passed I have no clue. Also, why would disconnecting the pressure sensor have any affect on starting? The gl... Trouble codes: P1281 (ICP out of range high), P1211.
2002 Ford E-550 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDAW57F12
i gave up on the vehical took it to the dealer they siad it was the iac they replaced it and it fixed it go figure. sorry it took so long to reply but i have been wiating to hear back from the dealer
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L 4wd shift solenoid VIN: 1FTSX31L42
Finally figured it out, that wire shares a splice with the turn signals, repaired the short and it works great.
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L no 4x4 engagment VIN: 1FTRX18L13
Thanks to all that replied. It was hard to get the vehicle to duplicate the problem, but when it did I saw that the front drive line was turning and that the tires were not. The fix was a worn fork in the front axle tub. Dealer has a kit for the fix just li...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTSW21Y25
James from AZ nailed this one...simple fix. Cleaned the throttle plates...worked great. A big thanks to everyone who responded to my request. Again, thank you James. Mike. Trouble codes: P0506 (Idle Air Control System RPM lower than expected).
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31P65
Thanks to all that replied.As suggested i sent the vehicle to the dealer.The turbo was replaced under warranty and of course they changed the egr that i just changed.They said the problem was there was rust in the turbo.Thanks Again Trouble codes: P0299.
1999 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1GTFG29M8X
thanks to all who replied. most of the replies still leaned toward the trans, so i pulled it out and put it in a known good working van. shifted perfect. this is one of the advantages of doing fleet repairs, there is usally more of the same van. this ended the...
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45C71
Thank you for the replies,what i found was water getting into the main relay from a leaking windsheild seal.Everything under the dash was dry and then i turned main relay upside down and thats when water dripped from it.Windsheild was resealed and i reposition...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Misfire VIN: KMHDNA45D5
Hi all, We ordered new ecm it fired right up good spark from all coils, I left new coil coil on something burned coil driver in ecm, old coil ohmed o.k no programing requred. ecm was list $ 687 was quoted $857 from anonther dealer many dealers mark up ... Trouble codes: P0301.
1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L headlights VIN: JNRAR07Y1X
Well, this was a case of technician error. The pigtails for the headlights had been changed and two wires for one headlight got swapped causing the left light to draw it's ground from the right. After going in and doing an OHMS check for the grounds the proble...
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4FY19S4V
hello techs : Thanks for the replies. this car its not fixed but i did found lots of problem when i was testing it.. i cheked timing and it was O.K. cheked for vacuum leaks found leaking intake manifold gasket . the leak happens when its colder then as it warm...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L rear lights VIN: IJ4GK48K82
Il Like to thanks for all replys that i receive. All the information was very good information. The solution for this problem was the bulb. The correct bulb is 3157. I was using originaly 3157 bulb. The situation is that i receive 3157 bulb with plastic base. ...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT6HF10U8Y
Well, Guys, I received 10 replies, all positive and definitive, "Take the trans out with the transfer attached, just like an ES or Camry". I dropped the subframe and it came out easily and after some jockeying around, went back in just as easily! I will say,...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Hesitation
Thanks Jeff and Chang you hit it on the nail. After doing a lot more research i found an article that also help. so i went out and got the part and replaced it, cleared all codes and test drove her for a few ... Trouble codes: P0150 (O2 s circuit B2S1), P0155 (O2 s heater circuit B2S1), P0173 (fuel trim B2), P0507 (I A C system revolutions per minute higher than expected).
1995 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB41D4S
thanks for all the replies, we changed the distributor, no help . we put on a new maf and she started right up .
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Misfire VIN: 5N1ED28Y91
Replaced the ignition coil and have not had a problem with the vehicle since. I also blew out all the components in the distributor while I was at it. Thanks for all who helped with this! Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0325 (knock sensor).
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L power window VIN: 1N4BA41E64
first of all to all who replied all very helpfull went with gut feeling master switch came in this morning replaced and all windows operate ok thanks again
1992 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G3HN53L6N
Thanks to all, I received suggestions to check for vacuum leaks,a good tip on checking for plugged injectors( unplug all injectors , pressurize fuel system,activate each individual injector and watch for pressure drop on a gauge)thanks Brian. This morning we p...
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WS52H7Y
A rebuilt MAF was the fix for this one. The ignition switch was also bad, not supplying enough voltage to A/C and Cruise Control circuits.
2001 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Battery VIN: 1GHDT13W71
O.K. I stand corrected! I miss read a TSB, thinking that a 70 to 120 MiliAmp draw was normal for this vehicle. Thanks to Chester from North Carolina I now know A 50 Miliamp draw is the max for G.M. vehicles. With that info I did another draw test and found tha...
1992 Saab 900 S 2.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AK36E0N
Well This one was A case Of someone being there before us. After running through some more tests fuel pressure, o2 sensor, and so on we went back to electrical tests and found some one had done some wiring to the ignition ecu and there was a ground that had b... Trouble codes: 12223 (air fuel mixture lean), 12112 (incorrect air fuel ratio at idle), 12111 (incorrect air fuel ratio driving), 12241 (air fuel mixture fault).
2003 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L shift VIN: 4S3BH63553
another one fixed with the help if iatn. you were all right in saying that i should look for a dented pan. the pan was dented and 2 solenoids were ruined. thanks again for the help.
1996 Toyota Camry SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 4T1BF12KY8
thanks to everybody and their help ! and especially one member who's name i didn't get. this was ect switch that tested good , did not code , but had an open intermintently when cold , and replacement was the answer !! thanks to all members lewis
1979 Volkswagen Rabbit 1.5L flasher unit VIN: 1793448889
thanks to all who replied ! i believe i mailed all personally . relay was bad and is the only 3 pin relay in the block . thanks guys lewis
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next