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1997 Acura CL 3.0L door locks VIN: 19UYA2255V
Hi guys, heres one for those people that think there are spirits riding with you. As your driving down the road the door locks will activate going up or down. Most of the time it is the opposite of what the lock position. This will happen int. and I have neve...
2004 Acura RSX 2.0L headlights VIN: JH4DC54864
thanks in advance,this car is blowing the low beam portion of the bulbs,the customer states that he has replaced at least 4 sets in the last couple of months & i replaced both about 2 weeks ago,thinking that maybe he was handling the glass portion of the bulb,...
2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L indicator VIN: WAUFL54D4Y
thanks in advance. i have a real odd one here. 2000 audi a8 we just replaced timing belt and water pump last week and the customer called back complaining that the trans is shifting into second gear when driving. well thats not the case. the problem is when yo...
1999 BMW 318ti 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBACG8334X
Can anyone shed some light on this bmw code 2? Or p1145. I'd like to know what this solenoid does Trouble codes: 2 (running losses solenoid)
2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN6346Y
this car has had a new booster and rear intake manifold breather seperator in the last 2 weeks. i have smoked the car thoroughly and no exterior leaks - readings as follows: mixture adaption @ idle: (ms) bank 1 -6.98 bank 2 -6.98 mixture adaption multiplicat... Trouble codes: 028 (mixture adaption bank 1 additive control limit reached), 029 (mixture adaption bank2 additive control limit reached)
2002 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33482
new customer, serv eng soon lite came on no drivability problems, next day lite went out, pulled code p0171 with genisys scan tool. alldata doesnt have much info on it. any info would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P0171
1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52LXR
Car came in as intermittent no start with codes PO 101 Mass Air circuit/signal and PO1626 loss of fuel enable signal from Pass-key Module. This vehicle after repairing bad Grounds and power supply fuse connections has now developed to a intermittent Drivabilit... Trouble codes: P00, P00
1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L squeeky belt after alternator replacement VIN: 1G6KS52Y3V
Hello fellow Cadillac techs. We have a situation in our shop were the serpentine/alternator belts come back squeeking in a couple of days after the alternator has been replaced. The alternators in question are AC/DELCO #'s 334-2411 (first design) & 334-2470 (2...
1989 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Closed Loop VIN: 2GCEC14K0K
Well..., ECM never enters Closed Loop. Data stream showed coolant temperature at 145Deg and steady, so we changed thermostat. Now it shows coolant temperature above 195Deg; MAP voltage about 0.9vdc; O2 voltage normal at idle. At cruise, O2 voltage drops off to...
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L wipers VIN: 4J23HJ341H
first thanks to all who read this;this one is beating me up .after what i thought was a simple fix turned to sh.. ,i ordered another dalay module and dubble checked my wiring voltages and resistances all tested ok.i ran a redundant ground just cuz.installed a ...
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G1JC5244W
Hello all, I was wodering if any of you could help me to get some info regarding the EGR system on this vehicle. The code re-occurs Immediately. Tested with Vantage on road test, no activity on pintle feedback circuit (pin C ) or EGR control (pin A). On open ... Trouble codes: P0403 (EGR system)
1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNDX03E7X
heres a good one to all the gm techs i've been on this vehicle for days and i can't figure it out. at idle the fuel trims go up to -17% and has a slight miss it clears up at about 1500-2000 rpms, it also keeps setting misfire codes on bank 1. monotoring misfir... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Engine VIN: 2GCEK19TXX
Cylinder # 4 misfire (P0304) resets consistantly. Unplugging (new) injector & (new) coil on cyclinder 4 makes no difference to idle quality. Spark plug gets dark on the cylinder. Compression seems ok. Vaccuum guage connected to intake while running does not fl...
2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L Starting VIN: 1GBFG15T85
The complaint is will not crank @ times. It has occured 2 times for the customer. No click or noise when cranking. Lights, all accesories work fine. Starter, battery connections are clean & tight. Customer is leaving Thursday for an out of town trip & does not...
1993 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 3.3L Radio/door locks VIN: 1C3XC66R3P
thanks in advance this car has been here 2 times before im the lucky one to get it this time the door locks will unlock but not lock the radio will not work also but the radio is burnt out the doorlocks is what is stumping me any help will be greatly appcratie...
1997 Chrysler VOYAGER 3.3L transmission thump on slowdown VIN: 1C4GHB2R7V
hi, After exchanging the auto transmission and torque converter, we noticed the transmission had a very firm engagement on coast down. It feels like its engaging firm when coasting into 3rd gear. The exchange trans had a new externall solonoid block. We fit...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY4BB31
I have a PT Cruiser that is a real puzzle. It started with a code P0725, engine rpm signal. A Crank Position Sensor took care of that code, has never came back. The new code is P0340, cam position sensor. Installed an new aftermarket sensor and driving the car... Trouble codes: P0340
2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Stall VIN: 2C3JA53G55
Here we are again; this 300 touring has a very intermittent dieing prolem at idle. Will die slowing down for a stop or railroad tracks or into a parking place. Have been watching the problem,never have been able to duplicate complaint. It acts like to me how a...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HC16X3X
This vehicle came to me for emissions failure. Had code for coil driver circuit. Replaced coil and code went away. While vehicle was here fuel pump died and replaced it. Went away for about a week and came back with all of these cylinder misfire codes. At an i... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cyl misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 misfire)
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3D7HU18Z22
Hello all, have this Ram 4x4 pickup that is killing us. We are a Chevrolet dealer that is trying to fix this Dodge used vehicle. When starting cold it will run fine for a couple of minutes idling, then it will start to run bad for a minute or two then it will ...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L doom light VIN: 3B7KF23C72
Doom light only goes off when you turn the control knob completey down to the off position.
1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FDHE27Y4P
This vehicle came in with a noticable miss. Started with the worn out sparkplugs and burnt up wiring. Miss is still there. Scope showed charging dwell under rastor to be all over the place. Put a new distributor in from motorcraft. Still there. This miss is in...
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, LACKS POWER VIN: 1FTJW35F2S
This truck came in with an intermittent running problem. The truck will run at idle, but when you accelerate, it falls flat on its face. Then, when it sits running at idle it would smooth out and run fine until the check engine light pops on. That's when it ru... Trouble codes: P0261
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMEU17L5V
When going from drive to reverse engine idles down and sometimes dies. Can jack up rear of vehicle and when going from d to r u can let the wheels spin and engine doesn't die. IAC is working, throttle body has been cleaned along with MAF. No vaccum leaks.
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L 4th gear VIN: 1FMDU34X5V
this is the same car i had problem with transmission before this time came slipping in od code p1762 od band failed off so i took it apart and found the coast clutch burnt out the band was in good shape no sign of burning i replaced the coast clutch friction ,...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Automatic Ride Control VIN: 1FMFU18L8V
Need some help guys!!! Customer complaint of rear suspension sagging (almost touching frame). Found air ride compressor faulty. (Compressor motor reciving power, motor being activated, but motor not running) Battery died over weekend waiting for parts. Replace...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTEX17L8V
Customer stated they had to jump start the truck over last weekend-was very cold. They then drove truck 9 miles and the SES came on and truck stalled. They took battery to local parts store and it tested bad so they installed a new battery and would not start....
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L RKE Module VIN: 1FTRE1463W
We have a 98 E-150 that came in originaly with no park lights. found blown fuse #10, replaced fuse & as soon as you turn on the park lights you can here the fuse snap. Easy right, we traced short back to the RKE module. Brown wire circuit #14 pin 9 [park lamp ...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L drive belt VIN: 3FTSX31F81
o.k ford guys, I changed the serpentine belt at 60k, ever since the belt will develope a loud chirp,squeel after approx. 3,000 miles. the belt has been changed 3 times, the water pump,idler pulley,tensioner and tensioner pulley also changed,all with ford parts...
2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L Leak VIN: 1FMZU62E82
Not sure if this is the right section, but I didn't see another for leaks. This Explorer leaks fuel when the tank is full and it's parked facing downhill. I pulled the tank about 3 weeks ago when it was 3/4 full. I had the tank angled with the sending unit fu...
1996 Geo Prizm LSi 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1Y1SK5266T
This Geo came from another shop with this code set. It will reset after clearing as soon as it is started. If cleared with engine running, it will stay off. Have performed testing as outlined in technical information. One problem is that the wire colors in MOD... Trouble codes: P1300 (icm circuit)
1989 Honda Prelude 2.0 S 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMBA4137K
I have a Honda here in my shop that is driving me nuts. The symptoms are as follows: After vehicle is warm the idle is slightly high, I have checked and adjusted idle bypass (the coolant operated one) and attempted to adjust the idle as per alldatas procedure... Trouble codes: 17 (Speed Sensor)
1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Dome Lights/Alarm VIN: 4S6CM58W8W
Hello all, I'm having a problem with this Passport. The customer brought this vehicle to me with the problem that the alarm was going on without an explanation. I never had the problem act up on me untill the other day. While checking it out I found out that ...
1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L No Start VIN: 4S6CM58WXX
Vehicle was in a minor fender bender, engine died, and would not restart. I have checked the impact area and found no damage to wiring. Fuel pump runs while cranking for a few seconds until ECM realizes there is no RPM signal from the CKP sensor. Code P0337 Cr... Trouble codes: P0337 (Crankshaft Pos.Sensor A Circ Low Input)
2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FGCG16532
Hello, this Honda has been at three other shops, no parts have been replaced but nothing has been fixed. The engine has a misfire on all cylinders, but mainly #2 and 4 when cold. As the vehicle reaches operating temp the misfire slowly goes away, until gone. I... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0300
2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG66571
The customer opted to go for a used engine instead of a valve job due to the mileage on the previous engine. I bought the engine off of a very reputable source (Don's Auto Mall, N.Y.) with the only differnce between the engines being is that the new one is a '...
1973 Jeep DJ Series 232CID Brake lights VIN: DJ5C313752
I would like to find a wiring diagram for the vehicle on the brake lights and head lights. I have no power to the brake lights coming to the bulbs or even at the turn signal switch all fuses are good. When the headlights are on and brake pedal is pressed the h...
1980 Jeep CJ7 4.2L crankcase vent hose VIN: J0M93AC027
I need vacume hose route and parts located on engine for emissions and distribtor. Alldatas info is for 82 and I would like to see 80 and a good routing picture and discription.The crank case hose has blown oil up and theres no vacume on hose from breather.One...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GW5852X
when jeep acts up it does not have inj pulse while testing car heard click key was on noid lite flashed no it starts and runs fine thaks for everones help
2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L 2-1 downshift VIN: 1J4FA49S52
trans burnt up when originally came inot shop rebuilt tranny and now has no 2-1 downshift---real fast 1-2 upshift no full thrittle 2-1 down shift replaced govenor twice, and new valve body this all afetr we rebuilt tranny 2 weeks ago everything appears to be n...
1988 Kia Pride 1.3L Ignition switch
Hello All, To iATN europe members, anyone have access to parts for 1988 Kia Pride produced for the european market? I need an ignition switch (electrical switch, not key and lock). Should fit 1988-1993 Kia Pride, Mazda 121, and Ford Festiva. Festiva was th...
1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L air bag VIN: KNDJA7230W
after replacing the knee module per the kia dealer the light is still on. Sent back to the dealer they said needs a knee module part number uk04l-[...]. When we told them we replaced it already they said needs a new harness for the car. When asked why they ...
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L AC System VIN: JTHBF30G52
Hello IATN fellows, thank you in advance for the help. This is my friends car, he replaced the battery and the AC system stop working, AC was working before. We had check all related items such as fuses, relays, freon, electrical wires and AC compressor, every...
1995 Lincoln Continental Diamond Anniversary 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM97V3S
Lost in a Lincoln. No fuel pressure. Customer replaced fuel pump with used unit. We installed new fuel pump in tank. Found no power to fuel pump. CCRM has power out to inertia switch and power out of the inertia switch to fuel pump module white wire (mounted i...
1996 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Master Cylinder VIN: 1LNLM83W0T
I am trying to determine if this vehicle has traction control to get the correct master cylinder. I haven't seen a traction lamp on the cluster at any time, cust doesn't know if it has it either. I got 2 from parts store (one with & on w/out trac) both wrong. ...
2005 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited 4.6L excessive fuel trim VIN: 1LNHM82W55
after clearing codes and perform drive cycle, both banks long term will go to 35% after 25-30 miles driving. after clearing (kam), stft 36.1%. performed smoke machine test, found egr valve diaphram leaking. replaced egr valve retested no leaks. on start up stf... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, while cold VIN: WDBDA29D6L
will not start while engine is cold. (runs normal at operating temp) i have checked the cold start injector for proper operation there is no power going to the injector itself. i also have checked the coolant sensors they ohm out at 1000 ohms the coolant temp ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WDBEB28E8N
hello techs i have this mb that came in smoking extremly bad all the time. blue/grey smoke and it smelled like diesel fuel.engine oil level was good.car also knocked at idle and sometimes under acceleration.i cracked fuel lines and had no fuel from two cyl,s #...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L blower speed VIN: WDBEA51E5N
hello, this car came in with no blower motor function. i got to the blower motor and with system turned on a tapped lightly on the motor. the motor started to spin but not very well, it was noisey and didn't look to spin very freely. i replaced blower motor no...
1997 Mercedes-Benz c200esprit 2000CC stuck in first gear VIN: WDB20202F5
came back now rechecked codes 13 109 our scan tool says rpm n3 not detected - i have no futher information - spoke to auto trans specialist and Auto electrican and worked out to send to auto electrician - Auto elect came with same codes but description was spe...
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L 1-2 shift VIN: WDBKK65F91
2001 SLK320. thanks in advance. cust had car at dealer to check out noisy cats. they told him when went to drive car to verify it wouldnt come out of first. they told him it needed an egs module. cust brought to me. pulled 4 codes mentioned. i decided to repla...
1992 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN8HD17Y1N
This car will not start. It actually started once and ran for a few seconds but wouldn't restart. It has good spark and fuel pressure. The ecu is not grounding the injectors. There is battery voltage at one side of the injector plug but no ground when you cran...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D2Y
Every 10 days or so the mil lamp comes on. code P0420 is in memory. all datastream seems normal. any ideas? Thanks Trouble codes: P0420
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y92
Have Run Complete IAC test to and from ecu, also removed iac again and bench tested ok Trouble codes: 0505 (Idle Control System Problem)
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G3GR62C6S
this car came to me after the owner tried to fix himself. it exhibits long crank time and he says going down the road it will stumble and not go over 2000 rpms. after he shuts it off for awhile it restarts. i have checked the cat its fine but the fuel pressure...
1990 Pontiac Bonneville LE 3.8L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1G2HX54C8L
When i received this vehicle it acted like the valve timing was off. It pops through the intake hard enough to blow vacuum lines off. Pulled timing cover to discover the chain was dead on with no play when reversing directions. The magnet on the cam gear on th...
1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L No Power VIN: 1G2NF55D2S
Car has no power.Idles good will accel.ok out of gear.In gear barely move.No misfire.All scan reading look ok.Exhaust smells rich but no smoke.I think timing chain may have jumped a tooth or two.Only way to check is to remove front cover on this quad 4 engine....
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Ignition/Shiftlock VIN: 1G2WP52K9Y
6 months ago this car came to me with the complaint that it wouldnt come out of park once in a blue moon.We could never duplicate the problem but read in archives that a few of you guys had ran into this and solved it with a new shiftlock solenoid.On it went a...
2003 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G2HX52K83
help!!! this car will run great and just like you flip a switch it goes lean, fuel trims climb to + 25 o2s drop to 0 runs real rough and you can not barely move, when this is going on the fuel pressure and volume are good, i have ran this car with the maf unpl...
2005 Pontiac G6 GT 3.5L Starter VIN: 1G2ZH54875
Hi and thanks in advanced for your help. The starter won't disengage sometimes for a short period. We called our local dealer and they said they did a computer reflash for a starter update with no help to the problem and wasnt sure what to do. Thanks

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2001 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L interior lighting VIN: WAUML54D0I
This audi is done, the draw was the #624 relay in the passenger side relay box. Now the total vehicle draw is down to 39 mil.amps. Thank you to everyone who to the time to reply. Mark
2006 Audi A3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUNF78P96
Sometimes a po301 is just that. I had a bad coil and a plug, caused by water intrusion down the spark plug tube. Sort of lost my mind when I couldn't get the air cleaner off and got out of my diagnostic routine. With the cover off and coil out it became obviou... Trouble codes: P0301.
2005 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L dash lites,gauges VIN: 1G4HP52KX5
Thanks to everyone for several good ideas;I did try another battery but had the same problem;rechecked and located more grounds. Dennis was good enough to tell me that a new instrument cluster cured his customers Buick with the same symptoms and I recommended ...
1991 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1GEDZ90B1M
Many thanks to all who responded to my plea. After 30 plus years I missed the simplest item (maybe I'm getting to old). I pulled the valve cover as suggested and measured rocker lift and compared to other cylinders. I feel embarrased that I had to ask for h...
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Suspension VIN: 1G6KD52B9S
the xar had the up graded relay for the struts in it aready but i guess blown the relay put a new in it it been ok thanks for all the help josh [...]
2000 Cadillac hearse 4.6L No Start, no crank VIN: 1GEEH90Y5Y
Hi Everyone, Thanks for the replies,I kinda got lost and went away from he basics with this one. Checked for replays this morning and 2 guys said check the Grounds. Went through the fixes, several people mentioned the ground under the alternator. They did not ... Trouble codes: U1000, U1096, U1301.
1995 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Excessive Emissions
This vehicle has been fixed. I removed the EGR valve to check that all passages were clear, no excessive carbon was present, cleaned the valve and reinstalled it, no improvement. Remember the scanner read either 0 or 100%, this fit nicely with information t... Trouble codes: 44 (Lean condition).
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19R1T
Well, where to start? To get the vehicle running we replaced the crank sensor and retimed distributor, apparently someone else worked on the vehicle before we got it. Also had to replace the fuel spider and regulator due to fire damaged. would have been n...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13592
The member from Tenn.I think his name was John was right on the money!!! The batt connection had just enough green corrosion on it that there was not a real good mechanical or electrical connection. His post said to check the battery. He had this happen too hi... Trouble codes: P0601, P0604, P0606, P0607.
2004 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCDS14694
Cleaned throttle body as some suggested and condition improved. Although I still suspect a possible valve issue the customer elected to take vehicle and give it a few days, heard from him today and said all is good. Thanks for all the replies. Trouble codes: P0506 (Idle control system RPM too low), P0106 (MAP or BARO ckt. out of range).
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L starts hard VIN: 3B7KF2360Y
Thank you guys very much. All sorts of expensive items went through my mind when ACT did not fix it. Repairing the Gnd. wiring did the trick. Again thanks So much. Trouble codes: P0380, P0382.
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Oil pressure VIN: 3B7HF12Y4Y
Well this one is fixed - It ended up being 2 defective aftermarket sending units. What I think happened is that the aftermarkets look just like the oe, but is called an oil pressure sender, when what we really need is an oil pressure sensor(computer controlled...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTYR10U2X
Thank you for the excellent replies.The customer is unwilling at this time to install OE sensor. If he changes his mind I will update further Thanks to all. Trouble codes: P0102 (Low MAF Sensor SignalTo PCM).
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA51481
Hello techs well this one is fixed. Thanks to all who replied to my post. Most tech said to checked the egr ports in the plenum. That was first done with what seem like a change at first. Today when it return the same codes were there. So I did what Hans from ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P0302 (Cyl2 misfire).
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Power Sliding Doors VIN: 2FMZA52422
The customer decided she did not want to invest the time when we told her we needed to pull the rear walls out and inspect the regulators. After further inspection I think we had an issue with the cables being stretched but I don't know for sure. We had 4 help...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L cooling sys VIN: 1FTNW21F33
Pulled the heads and found gasket at#3 cyl leaking to coolant and machine shop found 2 bad injector cups and vehicle is now fixed. Thanks for everyones help this job and your replies have tought me alot.
2003 Ford E-350 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FDNE31M63
Thanks for all the help i found a wire in the big engine connector (black near the battery) that was repaired before with a butt connector and caused an open in the power side of the injectors. Cavity 9 large red wire. Jean Pierre nailed it exactly, I really a...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTPX12584
everyone had the same idea i did posible broken flywheel,this was not the case.pulled trans & ran trk without trans hooked up,still hard slight knock at rear of eng.cust advised me today to replace eng w/good used motor i found w 20k on it,remember this motor ...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L ball joints VIN: 1FTSF21PO6
thanks for all the speedy replies. The majority said 44lb lower, then 69lb upper, and 150lb final on lower, then install cotter pin in upper wihtout loosening. the tie rod torques to 85lb. so basicly they are close to the same as previous years. the truck is d...
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L steering rack
I got the vehicle back from the dealer today and they did 3 software updates, 2 CVT and 1 IMA. The tires no longer have toe wear evident, and the car steers much much better, but there was no mention or charge relating to that complaint. The owner is very happ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4G258SXX
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this. For some reason, this Grand is wired and programmed so that if the radiator cooling fan fuse is blown or removed, it will set the check engine light on with no codes. The crank sensor, as many said, ended up be...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1244Y
Thanks for all the replies. The fault of this vehicle turned out to be no ground signal from the ecm to the bank 1 sensor 1 O2 sensor. To find this I compared all voltages and grounds from the bank 2 sensor. found red/black wire had ground (12v) on bank 2 ... Trouble codes: P0134 (O2 sensor CKT inactive Bank 1 Sensor 1).
2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L air suspension VIN: SALPL16411
First off, thanks to all that replied, after getting a basic understanding of system & making some basic checks, we determined that control valve block was leaking. After explaining situation to customer [and cost] they decided it wasn't that big of a leak aft...
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT8VK13T5P
Hi guys, Thanks for all the replys. The problem turned out to be a loss of signal from the bank one o2 sensor. I drove vehicle around with scope on bank 1 & 2 o2 sensor test points in the diagnostic connector by the right strut tower. After 4 drive cycles av...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA30EXN
This pig is fixed. I would like to thank : Scott from texas, Dave from Hawaii, Dave from CA, Dang from virginia, and larry from Hawaii for taking the time to reply. During diagnostic I found that with key off and out of Ignition that CIS-e module was still app... Trouble codes: 17 (Unsure of proper description).
1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L reverse lights VIN: WDBEB31E2S
Wire harness at park/backup switch had a broken +12vdc wire. Water entered cable from small cut in plastic harness covering and coroded connector. Connector was a rectangle shaped 11 pin plug on driver side of transmission, "nothing like the 4 pin round I exp...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBRN47J42
Thank you Emir, I had gotten ahold of a Mercedes tech through a friend that hooked me up and even programmed that SAM for me. I appreciate your reply!!! The fuel pumps on these cars apparently will spike a draw at different times. It's almost impossible to cat...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L all controls VIN: 4M2ZU86K32
2002 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 6MMAP67P12
well thank all of you for replying. after i posted this problem i went back to the car and pulled the exhaust down infront of the in line converter, after the first two converters. i found a total blockage from material from the first one or two converters, ... Trouble codes: P0303.
2004 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Heater VIN: 1GMDX13E74
First I want to thank everyone for their replies. The Montana has been gone for a week now, temperatures around these parts have been reaching -35 celcius, and I have heard from the customer that all is great. I first checked the operation of all external link...
1982 Porsche 928 4.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WP0JA092XC
Thanks to everyone that replied. I appreciate you taking the time to help. The problem was indeed the thermo time switch which powers the cold start injector. I just checked with the customer and it has been starting like a champ and we have seen single digit ...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 4S3BC6851V
Thanks for all the replies, Most said that the heads can be removed in chassis but to do the job properly and in less time its best to remove the engine Thanks again Bob
2001 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L front differential VIN: 5TBBN44121
thank you for yout replies to my problem. the vehicle has not returned, customer will keep eye on the fluid level. thank you again for your input. here are some of the replies - check vent tube for restriction - make sure vehicle is out of 4wd properly - drop ...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L hard start VIN: 4T3ZF13C11
thank you for all who have replied, i replaced the iac and the problem was resolved.
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF32K02
Again I would like to thanks everyone for you time and support on this matter. I decided to go ahead and change the PCM... a wooping 1188 from the dealer. The good news is that I did fix the problem. I guess as long as you check the fuses, relay and make su... Trouble codes: 1135 (B1S1 AF heater sensor), 1155 (B2S1 AF heater sensor).
2005 Volkswagen Touareg 3.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVGBG77L95
Thank you all for your input. The vehicle needed fuel pump and ECM as well. Our theory is that the problem started when the alternator output varied significantly, which caused both over charging and under charging, as well as creating heavy draw to the batter... Trouble codes: P0171 (Long Term Fuel Trim Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Term Fuel Trim Lean Bank 2).
1957 Volvo 444 1.6L Cooling VIN: 0000192544
In reply to Carlo from California : The owner of this one does indeed want to keep it all original, so far as is practical. In my experience, the other good reason for staying with the B16 is that it revs faster and more cleanly. The B18s and B20s always so...
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