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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3333X
Hey bmw tecks, i need some help with this one. i have a 323i with no injector pulse,no spark and no fuel pressure, crank ok.What i would like to know could the security system cause this.
2002 BMW 530i 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT63402
Ok, need some help with this code Please. When I first got this car. It tested drove ok. the complaint is Engine light on. Hesitates at a stand still. OK.. pulled codes. So what I needed to know is the code p0313 misfire detected with low fuel.. no flow chat i... Trouble codes: P0313, P1083, P1085, P0171
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L pcm/ vats VIN: 1G4HPS2K5V
This vehicle was driven in due to an intermittent cranks but no-start, or starts then dies symptom. Several days of operating the vehicle failed to yield symptoms, however, codes P1626 and P1629 were stored in the PCM. At that time we had the VATS module repla...
1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G4HP52K6W
hi gm techs.I have a car here im not sure of.2 days ago came in with heater not working.Found radiator 1 gallon low on coolant.filled with water and heater started working fine.replaced radiator because of small leak at seam.Water pump has small leak but didnt...
1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L Hydraulics VIN: 2G1FP22S0R
We have tried several methods to bleed the air from the clutch hydraulics in this Camaro. Method (1) We attached a vacuum pump to the reservoir through a small container and pulled vacuum, allowing the vacuum to remain on the system for 5 minutes. This is what...
1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WN52X2T
the car came in with a complaint of dieing out and hunting idle we checked for vacuum leaks and found the pcv hose under the intake leaking so we replaced it no change so we than checked and replaced the timing belt do to it missing about half the belt it was ... Trouble codes: P1642, P1441, P1401, P0441, P0300, P0135
1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCDM19W2W
Truck came in won't start, customer want to tune up if needs. Charge battery, cranked up, starter & flywheel rear noisy, found flywheel missing teeth, Found TSB about this problem. Replace flywheel, starter with new crank sensor part #[...].Still the same, ... Trouble codes: P0338 (no hard start backfire Kickback during crank grinding.)
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GNEK13R8X
Have checked evrything and the solution is cultivating in my mind. It has 61 psi. fuel pressure, spec. is 60-66 psi. It has good spark, injector pulse and the injectors ohm good. There are no codes. This is the part that gets me tho, I tried to flow the inject... Trouble codes: N0NE
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J1Y
This is about to drive me crazy, and it's not a long drive. Car came in with the P0336 code and I began by looking at a flat line on the lab scope. Went to MOD where they said to disconnect the 24x ckp, turn the ignition on and measure voltage between ground a... Trouble codes: P0336
2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L door locks VIN: 1G1ZT54844
car came in with dead battery and a complant of locks tring to unlock randomly on it's own. After replacing battery car came in 2 days later with locks acting up. Ohmed wiring from door switch to bcm - it is good. Customer than told me the odometer keeps switc...
1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1C3XY66R4M
this vehicle fires the injectors in pairs, using only three injector drivers in the smec. the smec uses the crank and cam sensors to determine tdc and injector control. both sensors have been replaced, the scope picture matches a signature pattern exactly. we ...
2000 Chrysler Neon 2.0L No Start, no crank VIN: 1C3ES46C3Y
Hi Guys, This Neon came towed. Customer had been driving when he saw some smoke under the hood. Stopped vehicle and saw some flames at the back of the engine and he quickly doused the fire with snow. Got it towed to the shop. After hoisting the vehicle, visual...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L cooling fans inop VIN: 2C8CP64C41
I was wounderding if any one has run in to this problem . after testing with aldata flow chart the conclusion say ecm replacement. al other systems working fine . is their a way to swap grounds and not replace ecm? Also drivers side door pops open but will not...
2005 Chrysler Crossfire 3.2L engine VIN: 56XH767332
we have a 2005 chrysler crossfire that came in on the wrecker with low miles regular oil changes and after checkout we found piston rod went through the oil pan has anyone out heard of or had an issue with this before. we do not want to put a new $20,000 engin...
1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7GG66X4K
This vehicle came to my shop with complaint of idle stall at stop. The odd part is it only stalls when vehicle has been driven. It will not stall unless the vehicle shifts up then it will stall on decell to stop. There are no codes present. The shop before me ...
1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L cooling system
We have a 98 Dodge Intrepid 3.2. Replaced radiator, cooling fans, thermostat. I bleed the system then ran the car for about 5 minutes then it starts to boil up in the overflow like its overheating. The gauge reads half when it does this. Then I shut off the ca...
1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Temp Gauge VIN: 3B3ES42YXX
Vehicle came in with a complaint that the temp. gauge reads HOT most of the time. When scanner says the the water temp is 210, the temp gauge reads all the way to HOT. We changed the temp sender and there was no change. With the temp sender unhooked, the gaug...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L high off idle VIN: 1B4HS28N6Y
We've got this 2000 Dodge Durango 4wd w/4.7 ohc engine that revs like crazy for a few seconds as soon the gas pedal is touched. Makes winter driving quite exciting when it takes off on its own. It revs just by blipping the throttle just off idle stop. Cleaned ...
2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG2AN9Y
we did a flow test per alldata on a mastertech in jan,08 and we replaced purge valve,did a purge test said ok checked for kinks and splits in evap system all good. this seems to only happen cold and within [...] at idle. Trouble codes: P0441
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R11
This is my first post,so please forgive mistakes, I have here something a little strange,after a good warm up this car will flash an ses for approx 10 secs.,a real kwik little stumble and light goes out,stores no fault codes in any system and continues down th...
2002 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L engine VIN: 1B3EL46R72
need help on this one. 2002 dodge stratus 2.7 came in with no heat. found water pump leaking. replaced water pump and thermo-stat. refilled according to precedure. filled cold with funnel and bleed. road tested with no problems. customer drove car for 3 days w...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L power steering VIN: 2D4GP44L13
First time we replaced the power steering pump it worked fine for a short time. Customer came back with no power steering again. We found the p/s pump was defective and replaced it. When we test drove, the power steering goes away again. Pump pressures test go...
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7KC23D3V
hello cummins diesel guys. got this 97 with a no start happened after owner got bad biosiesel in s. calif. we can get it to start with a little ether while cranking and it will run at 2500 rpm. basic mechanical condition of engine sounds good. found it will vi...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Transfer Case VIN: 1FMDU34XXT
This 96 explorer 4.0 with auto 4x4 has a noise coming from the transfer case area when moving. It will start at about 15 mph or when it shifts from 1 to 2. It will go away when decelarating down to 15 mph or shifting from 2 to 1. It sounds like a ratcheting no...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L power windows, interior lights, 4wd lights, and wi VIN: 1FTEX18L0V
This truck is eating my lunch. Intermittantly the 4WD lights flash on like the truck is in 4Low (even though it isn't)and when that happens the power windows, wipers, and dome lights don't work. I tested the battery, starter and alternator because of the b1317...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L power steering VIN: 1FLAP52U0V
this vehicle came in with a complaint loss of power steering while driving at hwy speeds. could not duplicate hwy failure, however this vehicle consistantly loses power assist when put in reverse. noted at the same time radio stops playing. both symptoms go aw...
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...
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA524XX
we have done the tsb for the 171 and the 174 codes and this van is back we have two shops and this car was done at our other shop now im blessed with this pain after our other tech threw a bunch of other parts at it and itrs still not fixed my freeze frame inf... Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Module VIN: 1FMDU74E1Y
Customer states that under very light brake application ,when comming to a stop,the pedal sinks.We were able to duplicate this.When scanning data while this is happening(watching all actual wheel speeds),the scanner looses all wheel speed pids when ABS activat...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Airbags VIN: 1FMZU65E62
This SUV Came in with the airbag light on and flashing code 19. Pulled code from module amd found code B2293 set. With the snapon scanner I looked at the restance of the airbags and found that the drivers would cahnge when turning the wheel. I replaced the clo...
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13SX2
Got a real strange one here I am hoping some of you may have seen before. This car has a leak somewhere in the evap system that will leak under vacuum, but not pressure. We have smoked to no avail and found nothing, replaced both the evap and vent solenoids ... Trouble codes: P0442 (Small Evap leak)
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L transfer case clutch VIN: 1GKPT13S72
This truck came in with code c0327 which related to the transfercase encoder circuit. After testing we found that the encoder voltage was to high due to the transfer case lever going past its max travel (broken clutch) . Got another t-case from rebuilders. To ...
2004 GMC W3500 Forward W3S042 6.0L wont crank VIN: 4KDB4B1U24
OK this is one of the GMC/Isuzu cab over box trucks with 6.0 gas and it wont crank. Wiring diagrams for this unit are not playing out like I thought. I have traced both wires fron starter relay back and both go up front, a black/red goes to neutral switch, whi...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5551X
This car came in with the customer complaining of stalling. It would idle rough and stall on decel. the MIL was on with miss-fire codes. It looked like the battery light would not come on sometimes when it stalled so we replaced the ignition switch. The plugs ...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L stereo VIN: 2HKRL1861Y
While performing a routine Midtronics battery test and removing the test leads the negative battery cable (with an undetected loose terminal) came off the battery. The stereo lost its coding. The customer has no idea what the security code is so we removed the...
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GH4956L13
After verifying code with scope, I replaced cat with reman unit along with exhaust manifold for cracks and the B1S1 O2 because it was seized in the manifold. Code reappeared in pending and after checking Mode 6 for cat test found it was failing worse than the ... Trouble codes: P0421
2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35HX5
this is a very intermitant problem. misfires, slows down and stalls. cannot duplicate driver concern. took 30 days to rehappen . Trouble codes: P0302, P0303, P0305, P0306, P0300, P0355
2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Airbag light VIN: SAJGA53CX3
I cannot find a description in Mitchell Airbag Repair Manuals or MOD for this code. Dealer will not provide any info only that it needs to be scanned on their system. Since it flashes a code 13, all I need is a description to further investigate. Should be sim...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L air box blowing up VIN: 1J4GW58N6X
This jeep was brought in on 2/4 with the air box destroyed. Customer stated it happened after being driven for a short time and then stopping at a store for a few minutes. When she came out and started it, she heard an explosion and saw the hood actually move....
1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNVM82H4T
Cyl missfire,check for spark on all cyl very good. Check for injector pulse all good exceot for cyl # 4 & 7 check for power @ injectors red wire ck good. loose negative pulse from PCM. Preform Pinout Test of PCM & Power and grounds ck good even under elec load... Trouble codes: P0304, P0307, P0353
1992 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JM1BG2266P
Hey guys, any help would be GREATLY appreciated. This was towed here from quick lube place. After oil change it would start then die within 1-4 seconds. We did visual and check for voltages. Test showed fuel pump losing voltage after start. Applying voltage to...
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.)
2007 Mazda 3 S 2.3L electric pump VIN: JM1BR32367
THis vehicle was wrecked RF, and the ps electric unit was replaced. Now it sets a code c1278 for theower steering angle sensor. I have very little info in Alldata for 2007. If I go back to 2005 there should be 4 wires coming to the EPHRAS module. I only have t...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WDBGA51EXS
hello iatn members we'll working on a 95 s500 mercedes, car came misfiring on the left bank and we found that the ignition control module was bad after testing. we released the car. custumer drove for 6 mos., and in between that time, the car broke down in ano... Trouble codes: 19 (fuel injectors open short circuit or self adaptation in lh-sfi control module. n3-1 at limit.), 24 (crankshaft position sensor defective from ignition control module.)
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WDB1704472
thanks for looking at this request. i have a car that seems to have an excessive amount of oil in the intake hose area. it first came in for no start and we traced it to the air mass meter. we replaced that and roadtested fine but noticed a lot off oil in the ... Trouble codes: P0110, P0243, P0300, P0301
2004 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L battery drain VIN: 4M2ZU86K64
This mountaineer has an intermitent battery drain. When I had it in the shop, the alternator, battery and starter all test perfectly fine, I did replace the alternator about 3 weeks ago because it died on her about a block from my shop and it tested bad. All h...
1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L abs VIN: JA3XE74C9N
Hello folks, I have this 3000 gt with an ABS light that comes on when vehicle is started. The diagnostic procedure envolves checking abs light with key on and when in the start position. The light flashes twice and shuts off in the run position. It stayes on ...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MW31R42
The engine will start if we ground the fuel pump relay control wire at the PCM. The PCM will not ground the relay. We have confirmed the fuel pump control wire is good with continuity from relay control side connection to pin 21 of the PCM connector. There is ...
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 4A3AC84H33
We did a waterpump/ timing belt and full tune-up, 203 miles before this car got towed back to us. It cranks strong but did not run, we had injector and spark, we pulled the front spark plugs and they were gas soaked. After cleaning the plugs it started. It now... Trouble codes: P0300
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D22
well thank you for reading this. I have a 2002 nissan sentra w 1.8 liter ariable cam timing motor it has what i can best describe as a rolling miss almost like a hunting idle. we have a few of these cars so i have tried injectors , coils , egr valve , maff , a...
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GX 2.2L no start VIN: 1G3NK52F33
1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L transfer VIN: 4S3BJ6334R
greeetings,local trans shop sent this car over because on turns the transfer case binds.they have changed many parts with no testing goes like this i installed the fuse in the receptacle on the right front shock to put it into fwd to see if it would...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Engine VIN: 4S3BG6851T
Hi all, Customer came in with blown head gaskets on a 2.5L DOHC outback. Sent the heads off to be checked and milled. put everything back together and it ran fine for ten minutes. Then the right bank started making noise with a lifter(s) clacking. Tried to pum...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L 4th gear VIN: 4S3BG6854W
Complaint of poor mileage, found AT would not stay in 4th gear. No codes , shifts good other than 4th. Sometimes it goes in if driven easy but will not stay in 4th above 45MPH. Sweep test TP sensor = good, tried a used one anyway wihout improvement. Plugged in...
2002 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH80642
Code for catalyst efficency on bank 1. (Passanger Side) Replaced front pipe with oem and light reoccurred. Rear cat any possibility. Rear o2 is in rear cat. (Rear cat is part of left front engine pipe.) Really do not want to guess on replacing left pipe Dana Trouble codes: P0420
1997 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L rear axel VIN: JT3HN87R5V
can anyone tell me the proper way to install outter axel seals on the 4 runner . im getting 2 different ways of doing it . one says to pull the rear end carrier and the other is to pull the backing plate and the axel will come out . im not sure of the right wa...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L No Start VIN: 4TAWN72N9W
customer called said his truck shut off like u turned the key off would not restart.turns over no fire.ok...rechecked t-belt and all ok.ohmed cam and crank sensors both land in middle of range.vehicle has no spark.this is a dis system.i have followed flow char... Trouble codes: P0120 (tp sensor cir malf)
1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 4T1BF22K2X
This camry have no a/c compressor engagement. Pressure system is ok (80 psi). When a/c is on the a/c light on a/c switch start to blink. There is no voltage to bk/wht wire to the compressor. Tried to supply voltage from magnet control relay wire to compressor ...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L lights VIN: 4T1BE32K22
I have installed combo switch and relay, power and ground are good, relays are working. Has anyone had a problem with the BLR module? How would I test for this? I do have power and ground from the module. The driving light and pass to flash are working. But no...
2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.0L defogger VIN: JTEBU17R33
Customer came in because fog lights would not turn off. He pulled out fuse to save battery from draining. Reinstalled fuse and lights came on. Turned switch on and off a couple times and lights went out, suspected relay had stuck and ordered a new one, also tr...

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2004 Acura TSX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4CL96804
Thank You, everyone for the info - P2A00 Is Honda Factory Fault For 02, just not in OBDII Terms. Vehicle Fixed. Trouble codes: P0135 (02 11 Heater Circuit Fault), P2A00 (Undocumented Fault Code).
2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L controller VIN: WAUYP54B31
Even though the code we were getting indicated a problem within the ABS controller, based on recommendations from an iATN response (special thanks to Jarrod [...]) we checked the ASR (Automatic Slippage Regulation) controller high up under passenger carpet....
2002 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L stereo VIN: 5UXFB935X2
Thanks to all that replied! the fix was the radio module in the spair tire area. All indicators were pointing there and with a little help from you guys we definately were able to finger the culprate.
1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L every thing electrical VIN: 1G6KS52Y4T
We just remounted the ground cable and couldn't duplicate the problem, very intermitant. It's been almost 2 weeks and the car hasn't come back.
1995 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1941S
To all the great techs in IATN land; First of all thanks to all that replied to my request; I had 16 good helpers! I know you are all waiting to find out what fixed it; so we will cover that first. Alot of you that answered were still leaning toward bad inject... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust).
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1GNEC13R9T
Thanks to all who responded.Alex hit it on the head.I double checked the injectors and found 5 & 7 crossed.I never would have thought this miss as sharp and pronounced could have been caused by that.Thanks again!
1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Cuts out, hard cranking VIN: ZGCEC19R6V
Hey guys, Thanks for the overwhelmingly great help on this one. I ended up finding the distributor housing cracked where the cap bolts on at. Both of those holes were cracked and not letting the cap clamp down right allowing unwanted moisture inside on the ex...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 LS 5.7L drive train VIN: 2GCEF19R6W
Replaced distribitor Relutor was bary nicking the cmp I am guessing but because the distributor is telling the transmission info It would cause a bad jerk. Thanks for everyone help
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGC24U11
This truck came back to me yesterday with the same codes and a slight miss at idle and when opening the throttle. Once again it was No.7 that was the main culprit according to the scanner. If I disabled 7 altogether (spark) no. 2 would also count so I think 2... Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13W71
Thanks for all the help, the customer didn't bring the Blazer back until this week but it's fixed. The Encoder motor was bad, in fact I think the contacts were stuck in between 2-Hi and 4-Hi. I've taken Lane from Michigan's advice and I keep an extra motor o...
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L rear diff VIN: 3GNEK13T22
the ring and pinion turned out to be the problem,the gear surface was rough on one side but not the other so i replaced them and all is well.thanks again.
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC16Z16
Thanks to all that replied. Bill from Pennsylvania, Alex from Georgia and Scott from British Columbia were correct in thinking it was a Flex Fuel concern. We deceided to take the vehicle to the Dealer for their diagnosis. They first cleaned the injectors then ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel Trim Rich Bank 1), P0175 (Fuel Trim Rich Bank 2).
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56HXS
sent the cirrus to the dodge dealer and they still dont know whats wrong with it. they replaced instrument cluster, but that didnt work.
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on, LEAK VIN: 3C8FY4BB51
Thank every ope that responded, I replaced the "new" gas cap with a factory cap haven't heard back in over a week. Thanks Rev Trouble codes: 455 (evap large leak detected).
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L electrcal VIN: 1B7KF2367X
Four out of six replies suggested bad SCTM,indicating lots of problems with these modules.Robert mentioned that base CTM's have no communication ability.Scott also said that these modules need a thirty minute timeout period to make sure the drain is'nt a false...
2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ46X31
First I would like to thank all who took time to send there possible fixes for this car. After retiming the engine 3 times we removed both cam gears. Intake and exhaust, the roll pin for the exhaust cam broke and damaged the cam and the cam gear. We replace th...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L wont take fuel VIN: 1D4GP24353
Thanks to all that replied all good suggestions but we found that the plunger in the leak detection pump was stuck and causing the canister to build up presure causing the gas nozzel to shut off. This is one of those fixes you will never forget again thanks th...
2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L driveshaft bearing VIN: WD8PE74527
Well, everyone reiterated that it was under warranty..which I knew. Nobody said they knew of this being a pattern failure with these, and that the bearing is serviced by itself. She had the bearing installed, the dealer screwed the driveshaft up, and now it ...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5142T
Thanks for all the great replies. I forgot to mention that i had checked for head gasket leaks. As most of you said it was the upper intake gaskets leaking causing the problem. Also changed the lower intake gaskets once upper was removed saw a little coolant l... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean), P0174 (lead).
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L hard cold start VIN: 1FDNF20F8X
thanks to all, the fix was the glow plug solenoid.but still had to install all 8 glow plugs.
2002 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Lighting control module VIN: 2FAFP73W02
Sorry for late close,have been up to my eyeballs in it!Found short in interior light circuit behind glove box,but it appears short did damage lamp module as the interior lights will not turn off.Chech all door switches and headlamp switch,all O.K.I've got a us...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWF37P73
Sorry it took so long to close out.I sent the vehicle to the dealer and they installed the latest upgrades to the pcm and replaced the cam sensor. I was told by the tech that worked on it that it was the cam sensor that fixed it. Trouble codes: P2614 (cmp signal output circuit/open), P0603, P1000.
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L press regulator sol VIN: 1FMZU73KX3
i think the pressure solenoid was the cause of trouble, after talking with owners wife i found out she has had trouble a couple months,fluid was burned badley so i decided to install motorcraft reman unit,maybe could have repaired original but its hard to beat...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FAFP71W33
Thanks to all who replied. This unit came back from the ford dealer today and I was asked to check it out. The dealer had replaced #5 coil,PERIOD... First thing I did was check it with the scanner and I got 2 codes: P0354 ign coil "D" ckt malfuntion and P0... Trouble codes: P0355 (ign coil E ckt malfunction), P0356 (ign coil F ckt malfunction).
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 5.4L Wipers VIN: 2FDPF17M74
This vehicle is done. Found a screw that was screwed into the firewall holding on a relay. The screw had pierced the wire harness for the wiper motor. Removed the screw and repaired the harness. All is well.
2005 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L abs/trac module VIN: 1FMDU75E45
Thanks guys for the help. Im usually the guy that the outsource work comes to so I couldnt believe that I couldnt do this without a scantool...mine does not have the capability. I was able to use the Ford module programing site with a pass thru. The menu comes...
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP36N77
Well, the replies were slanted toward a MAF problem. We honed in on the sensor readings and found within the acceptable ranges. I felt we had a problem with the fuel pump driver module. We threw a coin in the air and replaced the MAF on the hopes of an intermi... Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich B1), P0191 (Fuel Rail Pressure Range), P0300 (Random mis-fire 301 302 303 304 also), P0316 (P2196- Lack of H02S B1S1 indicates rich), P2196 (Lack of H02S B1S1 indicates rich).
2005 GMC Canyon Z85 SLE 3.5L Misfire VIN: 1GTDS13625
done a cylinder leak down and found that #2 valves were not sealing properly. Customer has decided to wholesale the vehicle instead of fixing it. Tried to explain to them that the truck should still be under factory warranty but they want rid of the truck. Tha... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire).
2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Stall VIN: 1HGEJ667XY
Vehicle has high failure with ignition module inside of the disitrbutor. Ignition module can fail and cause intermittent stall and/or else the connector/ground loose inside of ditributor. The vehicle i had had already had the ignition module replace. Alot of r...
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHJW35F9Y
thanks to all who answer my post you were correct I drag test all pins but the dlc connector had loose pins at DLC resecure pins now I can read data
2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L flywheel VIN: KMHHN65F23
Thank you all for the replies.All right on the money.Replaced flywheel and clutch assm all is fine,great job guys thanks again...
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21A1X
this one is fixed , most of you said security problem. I took the advice and took the car to the Nissan dealer with all the keys. sure it was security problem, they reprogram with the keys ,that all they did and car runs great. thank you guys for the help.
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Valves and Timing VIN: 1J4GL48K32
Brooks and Michael are the winners. Exactly what you said the pin on the camshaft had sheard off and so the timing looks right but the cam is way off. thanks so much and the others that replied thanks
1996 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Master Cylinder VIN: 1LNLM83W0T
Thanks for all that responded. It looks like this vehicle will not have trac control. After talking to the dealer again,the one he describes according to parts look up appears to be w/o, the oe part number did not cross to anything aftermarket that I could fin...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Ignition System VIN: 1YVHP8OC74
checked basic engine timing, it was off. Preformed leak down test all cylinders had bent valves (60% or more leakage) Thanks to all of you who helped on this fix. This was my first request for help even tho I have belonged for years and I appreciate all the h...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM633XB
Well this one fooled me! it turn out the vehicle had a vacuum leak, a large one, at the bottom of the intake bihind and down the air injection pump right on the front of the intake. I don't know why smoke will not come out of it, I guess the intake flap? anywa... Trouble codes: P0170 (right bank adaptation reached limit), P0173 (left bank adaptation reached limit), P0150 (oxigen sensor left before twc), P0130 (oxigen sensor right before twc).
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Soft Top VIN: WDB123456
THanks to everyone that took the time to reply to my help request. I am happy to report that this vehicle is fixed. As it turns out Alexander and Jon were both right on. The switch I was looking for was right on the Hydraulic Ram on the right side of the v...
1997 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JA3AY11A7V
1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L drivecycle VIN: 1N4BU31D0T
i have been tring to set monitors 1 set have 2 to go i think it will let cust try thanks
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L dead battery VIN: JN1CA21D0W
Well this one is fixed fuse 26 interior lamps & footwells turns out someone added & mirrior from a gxe with compass tied it in at dome light causing 250 ma draw someone should not have tools
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