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2004 Acura TSX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4CL96804
Front 02 Failure Repaired - Heater Circuit Fault, R & R With New Sensor. Question Is: P2A00 Fault Code ??? Has Not Returned, But Still What To Know... Trouble codes: P0135 (02 11 Heater Circuit Fault), P2A00 (Undocumented Fault Code)
2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Torque converter VIN: WAUYP64B71
Hi - Having a hard time pinpointing cause of intermittent check engine light with codes P0174 (17125) - torque converter clutch signal & P1624 (18032)- MIL request. Light will be on for about 50-100 miles, then be off for about same amount of time. Checked tra...
1994 BMW 318is 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABE5322R
This car runs OK at start-up and when fully warmed up. Towards the end of warm-up engine idle begins to fluctuate and falter and may sometimes stall out. During this time the engine will bog down when accelerating. After the car is fully warmed up normal opera...
2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ03464
We have managed to get this car through NYS inspection, but the check engine light keeps coming on. We have not been able to reduce the fuel trim to within specifications. The car runs fine, idles smoothly. It seems to take at least 3 drive cycles for the ligh... Trouble codes: P0174, 01>27
2002 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L horns VIN: 1G4CW54K32
horn always on disconnected connectors at steering column,rcdlr,onstar viu, rear fuse block connector. Seems to have short to ground between rear fuse block and horn relay in underhood fuse block {relay control circuit}. Thanks for any and all help.
1990 Chevrolet R1500 Suburban Scottsdale 5.7L 35 mph & above red brake light on VIN: 1CKER16K7L
we need help. we are having a problem with a 1990 chev.suburban. brake light comes on @ 35 mph.& above.brake light goes out when ignition is off. flash codes are 6/9/10. we have replaced brake module,speed sensor @ transmission.checked trailer wiring (good) - ...
1995 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1941S
Good evening to all the good techs out there! I'm loosing what little hair I have left on this little S-10 with a stubborn misfire problem. It has 2 dead cylinders; #'s 2&4. Ignition system shows good on the scope and I have good spark to both plugs (will jump... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust)
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Brake Lites VIN: 1GNT13W3T2
Working on 1996 Blazer (t series) No brake Lites. Wiring at switch melted up in behind dash Removed dash and installed new harness and switch. Still have a short somwhere. Am looking for a good body wiring diagram for this vehicle as Mitchell and All data do n...
1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Cuts out, hard cranking VIN: ZGCEC19R6V
Hey guys, Thanks for your help in advance. The truck came in with a starting problem and it had ruined the starter and flywheel. I replaced the starter and flywheel and crank sensor. It had a major tune up about a month ago. The truck left and all was well un...
2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L pass lock VIN: 2G1WF55K8Y
Thanks for your time. The car was towed in ,owner could not turn the key. We replaced the lock clyinder and key. The key now turns but the car will not crank over. There is power coming out of the igition switch to the pcm crank fuse. We can't seem to get the ...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Underdash heating unit VIN: 1GNEK13T01
We now have cold air getting into the cab from under the dash. I beleive we have two problems posibble. First the air is coming from the cover where the cabin filters are located. I have one on order for tomorrow. The other issue is i think there is a possible...
2002 Chevrolet Tracker ZR2 2.5L pump VIN: 2CNBJ73472
hay chevy techs i have a problem i have 2002 tracker here im not a trans guy so any help you can give would be great i put a motor in this thing and it runs great but when i lifted it in the air the trans had a pretty good leak so i pulled the trans and replac...
2002 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Steering VIN: 1GCEG15W72
Hi, We just replaced a steering gear box to fix the old leaking one. Now the van has a loud vibration that transmits through the front end while turning and moving slowly. We found that it also does it if we jack the front end up off the pavement taking the we...
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J03
This vehicle has no driveability issues. The check engine light comes on pretty quickly following a code clear. Freeze frame sets at low rpm and operating temp. The real reason for this post is that the long term trim starts at 21% even after removing batt cab... Trouble codes: P00, 171 (system too lean)
2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L Electrical Drain VIN: 1G1ZT54825
Has a 0.17 to 0.18 amp intermittent drain. May be ok for a week then drain appears for days then goes away again. If pull 30 amp fuse in engine compartment for IBCM (Body control module) drain goes away. If pull fuses in IBCM under dash does not have any affec...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L wheel cylinders VIN: 1B4GP44L6W
The rear wheel cylinders are leaking on this vehical. The owner had them replaced elsewhere about 12 months ago. The drums and shoes appear new and the adjustment is good. I could blame cheap parts but I am looking for feedback before doing so. Thanks in advan...
1999 Dodge Dakota 5.2L lights shorted VIN: 1B7G622Y1X
Hi folks: This truck came in with only headlights and front parking lights, nothing in rear and no signal or 4 ways. We checked bulbs. All rear bulbs ok except 3rd brake light blown. Brake light fuse was blown and blows in 5 sec with brake peddle depressed. Wh...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L drive abilty VIN: 3D7KU28623
truck came in two weeks ago to diag a no start issue. we tested and found that it was only a no start in the cold and that the air intake heater needed to be replaced. customer took the vehicle home because part was not available for two weeks. upon return the...
2004 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L starter VIN: 1D4GP25R24
towed in no start (no crank)battery good all fuses & relays good.starter works when 12 volt put to ignition terminal of solenoid but engine doesn`t start (no fuel pressure) shows no fault codes,no security light showing on dash.checked wiring & connections
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: GYJE46EDR6
vehicle runs and accelerates okay cold. once vehicle is fully warmed up, it completely takes a giant dump when you try to accelerate. It bucks and surges and cannot accelerate without feathering clutch. on the brick, Coolant temperature reads 205. intake tem... Trouble codes: 179 (cruise lean limit - Bank 1 still rich), 411 (RPM out of spec.), 334 (EGR EVP voltage above close limit)
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L engine vacuum VIN: 1FALP52U6S
Once again, I've encountered something I've never seen before.This one came in with a terrible moaning sound unlike anything I've ever heard. I listened all over the engine compartment but could not pinpoint the noise. Then I pulled the oil cap and I almost co...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Starting VIN: 2FMDA5149T
Customer complains of an intermittent no start, maybe once every three days we found a b1352 code { key in fault],Mitchel has no info on that code.performed arm disarm on ATCM for pinpoint test [starter wont crank] and started every time.Ohm tested ignition ke...
1996 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L windshield wipers VIN: 1FMDU34XOT
The wipers can be running in the interval position and they will stop in the middle of the windshield. You can then either turn the wipers off and back on, or, turn the wipers to the low/high continuous function and they will work again. [It is only in the int...
1996 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDLF47F8T
Got this one after it quit on customer while driving. Had code p1212 injector control pressure not at expected. Checked pressure with scanner, and it takes a long time to build up to where engine will start. Changed oil to see if that would help, truck started... Trouble codes: P1212
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FMZU34E8W
Hi thanks for reading my post. The customer initially brought me the vehicle thinking it needed a tune-up. Under hard excelleration a popping noise can be heard and felt.I test drove it and did confirm the noise but felt it was in the drive train. This maybe l...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E9W
had this vehicle in for rough running especially when cold, and check engine light on, p0171 bank 1 lean. went truogh a tune up and that made vehicle run better, but when vehicle sits and cools down overnight, when you first start it up it runs rough for about...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX17271
All Ford Drivability Guys I have a lean condition with this F-150. I have checked for vacuum leaks, replaced the fuel filter, checked fuel pressure (35)psi. When I looked at the PID I saw this occured with engine RPM at 1054, Calc Load 44.0, Coolant Temp 172, ... Trouble codes: P0171 (System to Lean Bank 1), P0174 (System to Lean Bank 2)
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Actuator rear heat VIN: 1FMZU73E32
We had a clicking noise from rear heating unit. Found the floor/roof actuator gear being stripped. The door seems to move freely back and forth. We recieved the new actuator and installed to test. Before bolting it up we moved it back and forth from the front ...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53U22
hi guys or gals, i have this 2002 taurus 3.0 push rod motor that will cut out on the highway sometimes under load and others just at crusie. NOW THE WIERD THING IS THAT IT ONLY DOES IT WHEN IT IS SNOWING, NOT RAINING, NOT ON A CLEAR DAY, ONLY AND I REPEAT ONLY...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L negative fuel trim VIN: ZFAFP71W83
Howdy, first off the "2" being the first letter of the vin wont work on iatn unless entered as a "z". That being said the car seemed to loose power when my tech was driving it but seemed fine when I drove it the next day. The only thing I noticed was that the ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L vdf
Vehicle came in with po528, (visctronic drive fan speed sensor circuit malfunction.) Customer says 4 wheeel drive will not engage all the time. Idle engine, fan speed 500 rpm, 2000 engine, rpm fan speed 570. Anyone know if these value are within range, cannot ...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L sunroof VIN: 1FMFU17L43
sunroof opens intermittently without hitting the switch, replaced switch with ford part but still will open on own. if roof is in the open/up vent position-it will close & retract back into the open position all by itself. when my techs check vehicle, everythi...
2004 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52244
Help Ford guys. I have a 2004 Taurus with missfire codes and rich code (po302 po303 po300 po316 p2196. We inspected and found the engine had been neglected of any tune up maintenance so we did a complete tune up. After tune up though cyls 1-3 dont have any rea... Trouble codes: 300 (random missfire), 174
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14564
Starts and runs fine. At intervals idles erratically, sets code P0012. Oil was changed with 5W20. Suggestion was a sticking VTC solenoid or cam sprocket issue. Cruises ok. Idles when P0012 is not prevalent. Runs great, idles great. Only at times engine rocks l... Trouble codes: P0012 (cam retard bank 1)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Torque convertor VIN: 1FTPW145X4
This vehicle was recently bought by the owner and came in with a shudder. Road tested and only shudders when in O/D with torque locked up, starts around 65-70km/h under light to med throttle, 1100-1400rpm. Applied brake and torque does not unlock, datastream s...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 5.4L Wipers VIN: 2FDPF17M74
The wipers are acting up in a strange way. It has multiple symptoms. When you turn on the int. wipers they will move about 3 inches and then stop, and then move 3 more inches, etc, etc. The funny thing is sometimes they will do 3 full strokes while on the int....
2006 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Coasting Downshift VIN: 1FAFP24186
Car har just been to the local Ford dealer for diagnosis.It is a little over 3k miles out of warranty. The Ford people told the owner it needed a new trans because some clutches were burned up, and it would be 6k bananas to repair.Ouch!The problem as explained...
2000 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GTCS1957Y
while cranking.shows rpm jumping to 16,000.the crank actual is 170-220 cranking.any help would be great.i dont have much hair left. Trouble codes: P0336, P0340
2000 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GTHG35R9Y
HELLO, This van has had an intermittent low power almost no power like a plugged exhaust.this has been going on for about a year and a half. We installed new bosch modular pump when van wouldnt start 4 weeks ago.now intermittent problem is occuring more.. VCM ... Trouble codes: P0340, P0137, P0132, P0172
2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKDM19W8Y
Got a good one for you GM tech's out there.This 2000 GMC Safari with 110,000 miles is a taxi cab.When I first got to it it had already had the pcm and intake gaskets replaced trying to cure a hi idle.I'm talking 3500 rpm idle.I could tell the iac motor was the...
2003 GMC Savana 2500 6.0L abs VIN: 1GDGG31V63
Cannot figure this one out, have checked all wiring and replaced sensor and went down the flow charts for alldata, has code C0055 rear wheel abs sensor, also the sensor was replaced with a GM sensor. Please any info would be appreciated. Thanks
2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on, NO ACCELERATION VIN: P336225221
2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1GKFK66U44
customer complains of int hesitation that will last for 4-[...]. while driving truck i duplicated the problem one time. it feelslike a dead spot on the tps. this is a throttle by wire. the app and tps did not drop out on the scanner. un fortunately it only ...
2005 GMC Yukon SLE 4.8L Electronic VIN: 1GKEK13V65
Vehicle came in after four wheel drive went into 4 low driving down the road on its own. No problem found, code 327, as a precaution we replaced the encooder motor. Today the indicator showed the vehicle in 4 wldr neutral but the vehicle was driven in. again a...
2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Stall VIN: JHMCG56481
Hi all, This vehicle came in on the hook, customer stated came out in the morning after sitting overnight and engine would start and die after a few seconds. Checked fuel pressure found 50psi,checked spark at plugs good and strong, injectors have pulse signal ...
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L starter VIN: JNKCP11A7X
see above
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJNX2747S
Thanks in advance, I really wish I had not had this one dumped on me, but oh well. I have a 1995 jaguar xjs. This car has failed emissions for high nox during dyno testing. testing shows that the egr is never comanded on. It is a 5 wire egr valve, 3 for posit...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L abs VIN: SAJHX1749S
abs lights on aldata won't give me any info for how to get codes with out scan tool ??? Does any one know . thanks
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L fuel smell VIN: KNDJA72332
the vehicle was at the dealer. the customer complant was a strong fuel smell coming in vehicle. dealer called the injectors. replaced injectors. smell still there. fuel smell stronger when vehicle is just shut off. smells like coming from engine compartment. c...
1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L a\c control head and radio VIN: JT8VIC13T1
green light for radio stays on with radio off and ignition switch unplugged.a/c control head stays lite 24/7.both radio and control head work fine.no wiring looks hot or burned in dash or under hood
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2228X
Light will come on after a short drive and restarting after a short stop.Data steam does not offer a BARO or MAP pid.This one has me stumped.Any help is greatly apprieated. Trouble codes: P0106 (Map/Baro out of range.)
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L timing belt VIN: JM1BJ22572
custome replaced head gasket and was unable to get engine to run, timing belt is not correctly installed cam. unsure if cam gears were installed on right camshafts. valve are not bent. i cant seem to get belt position correct. i have switch cam gears and diffe...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Starting VIN: WDBHA29G6X
Thanks in advance . Customers complaint started about 2 weeks ago when we had a cold spell in California (30 f)This car will itermittantly not start, No crank . After 2 to 3 ignition cycles it will starts . Drivers window act's up by going down and then up and...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54E6Y
Good evening Mercedes technicians.I have this ML320 that came in this morning with a check engine light on and a code p0304.sprayed water on the wires and there were sparks everywhere so I decided to do a complete tune up,plugs,wires and #4 coil.After the job ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L no start, windows inop VIN: WDBSK75F43
I took this job on from the body shop even though I know better. This 230 sl was hit in the front drivers corner bad. After them so call repairing the car here it is in my shop. The Key is in the EIS, I installed 2 new batterys in the car. The EIS turns but no...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L no movment VIN: WMWRC33413
mini came in with codes p1787 bi polar stepper motor open circut and p1698 ecu functionality i cant find alot of info for diognostic the scaner shows that the trans seems to know wear it is but it wont move when you put it into reverse it makes a bunch of want...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G21
HELP This Car Is Killing Me. Vehicle came to us with a check engine light on and a code P0340. Customer states vehicle stalls and runs poor intermitantly. They also complained about the transmission not feeling normal. We changed the cam sensor and scoped the ... Trouble codes: P0340
2005 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ26E75
This 2005 Lancer came in with a SES light on with no drivability concerns. Pulled DTC P0401 - EGR flow Insufficient. Did find a plugged vacuum hose to the EGR solenoid. Cleared & inspected all vacuum line and all clear and crack free. Pulled EGR valve and foun... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr flow insufficient)
1983 Nissan 280ZX 2.8L Electronic VIN: JN1HZ06S3D
The a/c works great on max cold,but as soon as you move the temp lever towards heat a little,it blows full heat out floor ducts.Tested temp control rheostat & trimmer circuit-ok.Tested ambient & in-car sensor circuits-ok.Any help would be appreciated.
2000 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L blower motor resistor VIN: 4N2XN11T2Y
this vehicle came in blower motor resistor blown.after changing resistor.gave vehicle back to customer,after 2 days,its back with same problem.replaced resistor again witn nissan part.(same as the first).after about 2 min it is so hot that it is melting the so...

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1998 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3648W
ok, I went ahead and found a new/used PCM. It solved the problem. The PCM was put in, and the light went right out. I then drove the car, and all monitors set. The car went thru inspection no problem. I just can't believe that I had to replace a Honda PCM. I t... Trouble codes: P0155 (left primary ho2 sensor heater circuit problem), P0135.
1998 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Engine Misfire VIN: WAUBG74D3W
Thanks to everyone that took the time to reply to my issue, everything that was sent to me helped me greatly. A few of the replies I recieved gave me great ideas of things that I hadn't tried yet. A lot of you were leaning towards the fuel related problem. ...
1999 Audi A6 2.8L transmission VIN: WAUED54BXY
I was a bit on the fence on this repair because I had TCM error and torque converter code, but from the responses I got I went with the torque converter, plus the dealer had one in stock. The torque converter solved the problem. This is a bitch of a job and I...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Battery VIN: WBADM6341Y
Sorry for the delay in closing this help request. I wanted to post a fix after the owner visited a dealer. But, he hasn't had the time to make the 200 mile trip yet. I got several good & useful responses (see Replies). Most agreed that the car wasn't going int...
1995 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1G6ET1296S
Got good replies. Was able to reset message, and repaired RR ABS sensor
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 North Face 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK13T53
I hooked the scan tool to this vehicle and when it gets up to temp the upstream oxygen sensor volts drop down dramatically. I replaced the sensor and all is well. Trouble codes: P0171.
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L sputters VIN: 1GNDT13S14
WELL I WOULD LIKE TO SAY THANK YOU TO ALL THAT REPLIED AND A SPECIAL THANKS TO ALEX IT SEEMS MY PROBLEM WASN'T THE TAC OR APP BUT IN FACT THE 5V REFERENCE RUNNING THROUGH THE FAN CLUTCH. IT SEEMS THAT EVEN THOUGH CODE P0495 WOULDN'T SET EVERY TIME,REPLACING TH... Trouble codes: P0495 (cooling fan speed high), P2135 (tps 1-2 correlation), P2138 (app sensor 1-2 correlation), P0641 (5v ref. 1 circuit), P2122 (app sensor 1 circuit low), P2123 (app sensor 1 circuit high).
2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Excessive Emissions
Thanks everyone for the input. I am posting this as a summary as I am not 100% sure it was a fix. However the vehicle has been gone for sometime and I have not heard good or bad about it. One person responded indicated excessive ripple from the alternator ...
1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU15N2N
Thanks for the help guys. I smoke checked the intake system and the only leak I found was at the egr valve. I replaced the egr valve and sensor. The customer called me back and said the light has not came on since. thanks
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTZX18W8W
First of all, I would like to thank all who responded. The customer never brought the vehicle back for repair as he decided to trade this one in and get a new vehicle. I do have a source inside this dealership and will try to find out if anything that they may... Trouble codes: P0102 (MAF or VAF A Ckt low input), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2), P1131 (Manufacturer control fuel/air metering), P1151 (Manufacturer control fuel/air metering).
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNX21S2X
Ok the problem with this truck was a fuel pump resistor. (Never heard of that on a ford) This truck was loosing fuel pressure as it went into closed loop. The fuel pump (2nd) relay energizes when the system goes to closed loop and reroutes the B+ thru a resi...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L instriment cluster VIN: 1FTSE34L06
2000 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L Intake VIN: 1GTFG25R6Y
Loctite seems to be the answer on this one... A special thanks to John from Fel-Pro for his extra help on this one. The Fel-Pro instructions say to clean the bolts and use sealer on them. New bolts from GM come with threadlocker on them (but of course the loca...
2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1GTHK29U95
Sent a fix 2 days after help request, but will repeat. Oil pump was the fix. The relief valve/bore was worn. Two replies were right on. The others were good general oil pump suggestions. but didn't apply to crankshaft driven pump. Thanks. Nick
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L 4th clutch VIN: 2HGES26721
I took the advice that I got from the iatn transmission forum and bought a guaranteed core. I overhauled it and put in a reman converter and it went down the road just fine. The core cost less than half of what replacing the suspect parts would have been. prob...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L tcs VIN: 2HKRL18912
2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L ignition switch VIN: SAJDA03N72
well only three replies but still was able to repair ,,,it was the electerial part of the switch, & what was made it hard was their was a blown fuse in the trunk that made two prolbems & not one. thanks iatn.
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1J4FX5856W
HI everybody the jeep grand cherokee issue was the ecm we install a new ecm reprogrammed and good to go.
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GL48K63
Thanks for the help. After I slept on it I realized I had my answer when it would not start. I had no crank signal and when it would fire the spark plug with just the key on there was a strong noise or trash signal on the crank sensor line that went away when ... Trouble codes: P0340.
1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L air bag VIN: KNDJA7230W
I would like to thank everyone for there help. After ohming out the wires between the knee pad airbag and the airbag module we replaced the airbag module. The light is finally out. As a side note when we order the airbag module from dealer they told us,they t...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L abs/traction control VIN: JT8BF22G5V
Thanks for info about alternator. alt. had 750mv ac, tested a known good alternator it was 250mv ac voltage. Renew alternator and problem is solved! Over looking basics can be costly. thanks again, Derek Latham
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA22E7S
Customer has not returned with vehicle. I guess it was important enough to come in and annoy me with on a Saturday, but not important enough to spend money on...objected to diagnostic charges...don't you just love this business? Trouble codes: P0505, P0411, P1170.
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK200 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDB2083442
All responses to this help request agreed that the One way air valve MB part no:002 140 68 60(31.00 GBP Retail) was the most likely cause of this fault so I have changed it. The valve is circular and screws onto the steel pipe that runs behind the cyliner head... Trouble codes: P2036 (Secondary Air Injection Air flow too low.).
1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1MELM53SXT
Thank you for all your help. It turned out to be a bad output speed sensor. again thank you.
2001 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY26C11
well, jason had it right. the dealer i sent the vech to replaced the pcm, then the iac, then the pcm, then the iac until i told them to replace both at the same time. low and behold it worked. they replaced both the iac and the pcm at the same time and perform... Trouble codes: P0507.
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y92
Thanks for the replies, the idle air control is under the plenumm and the data on the scanner was correct however trying to change the idle using the modus scanner gave me no reaction, ended up being at and inside the connector. Thanks again for the feed back Trouble codes: 0505 (Idle Control System Problem).
1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Drivers Information Center VIN: 1G2HZ52KOV
Thanks for your input. Not much help on this one. We checked the engine oil pressure, charging system,and coolant temp, all normal. I saw the TSB about the low fuel warning with 1/4 tank gas. This car had over 3/4 tank. This vehicle does not have class 2 wiri...
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L high pitch whistle VIN: 1GMDX03E41
Replace PCV harness form throttle body to PCV valve part came with new gromet for throttle body.
2006 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BK36B86
Thanks once again to you guys out there. I am happy to say this one is FIXED. After looking at the schematic carefully I noticed a ground shield around the O2 sensor signal wire (blk).I found that the impact of the accident caused the signal wire(blk) and the ... Trouble codes: P0156 (o2 sensor circuit b2 s2).
1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPB61HXX
Thanks to all the replies. The after market radio was the problem. disconnected radio now scanner can read.
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