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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 19UUA5669Y
I replaced the timing belt( Gates ) and water pump (OEM ) on the above vehicle as regular maintenance. Since the service the customer has been complaining of rough idle on cold starts, vehicle shakes,steering wheel vibrates,poor fuel economy. the symptoms are ...
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Pressure control valve VIN: WAUML64B42
Hello, I first saw this vehicle a month ago with the code 18223 - pressure control valve 1 (n215) short to positive, intermittent (p1815). The customer stated that every few weeks the transmission would go into limp-home mode upon cold start. The problem freq...
2002 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B02
car presented with these codes plus #4 & 5 misfire. Deleted codes test drove approx 10miles. Code 19760 returned, car idles and performs flawlessly. Check of database fix suggests cam timing off. Removed VC's cam and crank are on. (Yes I have the special tools... Trouble codes: 16399 (exhaust cam adjustment Bank 1), 19760 (exhaust cam/crank position Bank 1)
2002 Audi S4 2.7L outside temperature display VIN: WAUXD68DDX
Hello Audi Techs The outside temperature display does indicate the right temperature it is off by 5 to 10 degrees and this afternoon it was going up and down from +5 to +55 thereafter stayed in a fixed setting of 67 degrees. Besides the outside temperature sen...
1989 BMW 325i 2.5L Tach and Fuel Mileage Gauge VIN: WBABB1300K
Okay BMW gurus I have an interesting one for you. I'm working on a 1989 325i that was brought in with an Inop Tach and Fuel Mileage Gauge and rough run. Customer said he was driving it down the road and the Tach suddenly died. I fixed the rough run easily enou...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L No 3-4 shift VIN: WBADD6325V
This car came in from a trans shop that had just rebuilt the transmission (it has the same problem it came in with).When engine is hot or cold the trans shifts from 1 to 2 then stays in second. If I place the shifter in first and manually upshift as I'm drivin...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L front windows and locks VIN: WBADD6323V
windows work from all switches but master, only drivers window works from master also front door locks inop but rears work ok also right mirror inop but drivers side works and both front windows work with key out of ignition.
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L abs VIN: WBAGH8340Y
Hello, I have this wonderful 2000 740il When the car came in the ABS lights were on, Hooked up scan tool and got code 73 pressure sensor, line, tried to clear code but will not stay cleared. Tried putting diffrent pressure sensor in back of ABS hydrulic unit f...
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L windows wipers VIN: WBAAV53401
customer states,he was making turn with turnsignals on competed turn and indicator in dash stayed on. Pulled over turned car off then back on still blinking. Got to destination turned off. Came back to car and started car blinker off. Noticed windows sunroof b...
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Tilt Steering VIN: WBAGM63473
Hello Everyone, I have this newer BMW and the steering adjuster works randomly and when it does, only in small steps. Any one have this one?
1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L abs VIN: 1G4HP52L9R
hello everyone. i have an abs problem with this buick that i hope you can help me solve. the problem is that the abs light is on all the time. i have replaced the ebcm with no help.i went by alldatas trouble shooting of the pump motor and i can jumper pins 30 ...
1995 Buick Regal 3.8L rear brakes VIN: L5S1439903
Vehicle came in for brake inspection before a trip. Rear rotors were badly rusted and when we checked, they were totally inoperative when applying brakes. Calipers looked like they had been replaced not too long ago. We tried bleeding the system but are gettin...
1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L no speedometer VIN: 2G4WS52M0W
hello all vehicle has no speedo,and the indicator light for prndl does not lite when shifting gears,only the back ground lites. no codes in any module vss input is present at ecm,checked vehicle speed at ecm with tech 2 and all is ok but when checking at ipc r...
1990 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.5L digital guages VIN: 1G6CB5339L
this car came in with no cluster lights and the fuel data center and electronic climate control were not lighting up . I have repaired this problem many times so I consulted all data and checked the 16 volt wire coming out of bcm which powers up all the screen...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L MIL Lamp on, ABS lamps VIN: 1G6KY5496W
ABS and TC lights on, NO MIL! Cannot command MIL on with scan tool. Codes 1560, 1599, 1602, 1604, 1611, 1641, 1644. Thanks for looking at this Caddy with me! ABS and TC lights come and go. Some loss of power. MIL does not come on at all. MIL will not self ch... Trouble codes: 1602 (loss of ABS serial data), 1641 (MIL cont. ckt.), 1560 (CC not in drve), 1644 (TP or torqued delivered), 1611 (loss of CVRTD data), 1604 (loss of IP data)
2002 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KY54912
This car was towed to us no start the other shop pulled the starter and it was fine...I hooked up the scanner and there is no comm..there is power at the connector but no comm..I checked all the fuses i could find..When you turn the key on all dash lights up n...
1993 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: HC39F3PE24
This truck is starting hard all the time when cold and intermittently after warmed up. Customer stated that he had to jump the glow plug relay because sometimes the glow plug light wouldn't come on. It takes about 10 minutes of cranking and waiting in order to...
1994 Chevrolet S10 2.2L no power VIN: 1GCCS1449R
Customer said car has been running bad for about 1 year. Test drive shows poor power.Customer also stated he heard a rattling noise in exhaust that eventually stopped. Vehicle acts like cat convertor clogged. Tested vacumn at 2000 RPM for 2 minutes 20 in. No s... Trouble codes: 44 (Lean exhaust)
1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2G1FP22S2R
Car has been e-tested 12 times always fails on NOx tried everything. more money spent then car is worth. It must pass due to re-sale regulations. Someone help please. Can't even insure it to burn it.
1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L detonation VIN: 1GCCS1447V
this is my s-10 that had a blown engine i swapped in a shortblock from a 99 cavalier but now it spark knocks/detonates on accel from what i have found out the cam is a little different the dish in the piston as little shallower and the notch on the crank for t...
2000 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22K2Y
Thanx in advance. 2000 camaro with a K vin 3.8 and 4spd auto. This car came in to shop with some parts already replaced. The 1/4 coil and ign. wires, as well as plugs. 7 times out of 10 the car will start and idle perfectly. When the throttle is snapped it ... Trouble codes: P0300
2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEG15W31
Hello GM Techs, I have a van that got towed in for crank no start. Found spark, fuel pressure from pump, but no injector pulse. Also tried to check codes and data with Snap-on Modis and no communication at all. Tried other scan tools and same thing. I checked ...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GCEK14W01
hi i have a 01 silverado after trucks sits all night the lifters make noise after truck warms up they quit down oil preasure seem good 60psi i found a tsb about the o ring at the pick up tube im wondering if anyone has replaced the o ring for that problem than...
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L anti-tehft VIN: 2G1WF55E62
HELP! P2960 passlock cylinder data incorrect.I replaced the passlock sensor a year ago customer returned intermittent no start car drove in replaced passed lock sensor under warranty.Followed the procedure for manual reprogram just like i did the last time the...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Unknown VIN: 1GNDT13S62
Hello, We have a Trailblazer that was towed in. Here is the customer's story: He drove home and parked in the driveway. Went to pull out the next morning and nothing happened. When he went to put it back into park to shut it off, he heard a grinding noise. He ...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L 4hi/4low VIN: 1GNET16S84
Hi Group. Just wondering if anyone has come accross this before. Road tested in snow-covered back lot. Vehicle works seemingly ok in AWD and 2wd. Problem occurs when you select 4HI or 4LOW. Sounds from underneath tell me that transfer case is engaging and pow...
2005 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ZS52F34
Hello fellow techs, I have a 2005 Chevy Malibu here that has a P0106b and a very erratic misfire. It will misfire on cylinders 2 and 3, then stop and misfire on cylinders 1 and 4. then it will jump back and forth between the four cylinders. Alldata flow chart ... Trouble codes: P0106
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1C3EL55U61
used engine installed approx 6 weeks ago, new fuel pump== new tps==new 6 coils==new spark plugs, makes no difference if cold or hot ===always cut out on accel, starts good,good idle=== if you get past approx 2500 no more hesitation. thank you in advance,
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY48B34
Hello This crusier went into the ditch and now doesnt run correctly. I found that the plugs were fuel fouled so those were replaced. Did a compression check and found that each cylinder were 130-160 range. After installation of new plugs and wires car does run... Trouble codes: P2305
2004 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2C3HD36M44
Vehicle runs very poorly, sever misfire at times, hesitation, runs worst mid throttle 25-45 mph, idle is a little rough but not real bad, will free rev ok. Scan tool data shows crank sync.current = no, cam sync. = yes. Cam Crank difference 2.5 degrees. Data li... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire)
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L Park Adjustment
After replacing all cables ,rear brakes and adjusting rear shoes.I am unable to get the park cable to self adjust enough to hold rear drums.Checked Mitchel and it says that the park brake is self adjust.Tried tugging on cables with no success.I am not a Chryco...
1997 Dodge Caravan 2.4L monitors incomplete VIN: 2B4FP25B5V
this van came in for NYS inspection, 2 weeks ago, no MIL on, we made some safety repairs (brakes, tie rod end) and went to run it through the VIP unit and it said all monitors not ready, we never disconnected battery or let it go dead, and customer said he did...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Convertor VIN: 1B7HF16Z8W
This truck is highway driven most of the time, 50 miles each way to work and back. This truck will sometimes shatter when in lock-up condition. I have removed pan and found very little debris. Fluid does not smell burned. I was monitoring Gov. Pressure, when t...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L hub assy VIN: 3B7KF26D6W
this truck has had 4 left front hubs in the past 30,000 miles 3 by us and 1 by another shop the stub axle shaft was replaced due to theads were stripped the dust shield was replaced it got buggered up during the removal process a new nut and hub assy less than...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L 1-2 &2-3 shifts VIN: 3D3KU28C63
Dear techs (especially Dodge experts): I have this truck that is having shifting problems. If you accelerate with any amount of throttle it will not shift to 2nd until you let off; then it will shift, but if you give it throttle to soon it will shift back down...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7LU38C94
this came in as a no start, we can start on starting fluid and it will idle for ever, if you touch the throttle it runs up on the govenor and surges untill you turn the key off, i can't seem to find any helpful numbers to work with, fuel pressure relief valve ...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L low brake pedal VIN: 1D4GP24RX5
Hi all, I have this caravan in the shop right now with a low brake pedal. The pedal seems to fade on light braking, if you push the pedal down hard there is no fade at all. It feels like a master, but I have seen a couple of postings about air getting trapped ...
1988 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.5L No Start VIN: 1FBJS31G7J
I have this van that came in for a dying & low power. I have checked fuel press (41 lbs) also the exhaust it showed about 2.5 lbs so took the pipes loose from the manifolds. I still have the same problem so I pluged the return fuel line to increase fuel press ...
1994 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHE2HY2R
I have a delivery van thats acting funny. It has one code for spark output circut.I have alldata and the test calls for the BOB. I dont have access to a break out box. Is there any other way to test for this code? Trouble codes: 213 (Spark output circut open)
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L radiator VIN: 2FTHF36G6S
this has been baffling all involved this was a preveously rebuilt engine 3 years ago by another shop. It came to us last fall running overheating, we put on a water pump and fan clutch. no help. replaced the radiator no help. The customer needed the truck so h...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L ignition fuse VIN: 1FALP6539T
got this one for a no start. ignition/drl fuse was blown. it is fuse #4 in the underhood fuse panel. it protects the alternater, ignition coil and the pcm power relay. put in new fuse and it ran fine for approx 1 hour, tried to find reason for blown fuse (none...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDAW57S83
Hello, We have this 2003 F550 CrewCab Box truck with 6.8 L V10. The truck has an intermittant miss that will come and go at idle. It will also intermittantly miss on accel., sometimes a pretty solid miss, other times a very faint miss, other times not there at...
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTYR10D43
first of all, i want to say thanks in advance for the your time, hope somebody had this problem before. this ranger came in towed with a cranks wont start problem, we could never duplicate customer complaint at work. we replace IAC valve because idle won't go ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX21505
P0174, Bank 2 lean code. Fuel trims however show both banks lean. Thought we had this one fixed when we replaced the plugged fuel filter. Truck came back with same code. Fuel rail pressure holds at 39-40. Freeze frame st1= 2.3 st2= -3.9 LFT1=15 LFT2= 20. ECT= ... Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 lean)
2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L Late shifts /med throttle VIN: 1FAFP24135
Driving @ light throttle the transmission will upshift gears 1 thur 6 by about 50 mph with tp% @ about 25 to 30%. With med throttle transmission will wind out to 4,500 or 5,000 rpm's unless you lift pedal. This car has the CAN system, has anyone runinto this...
2005 Ford E-250 5.4L MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 1FTNS24L45
I need some help on this on.I have not run across this code before. Driver complained about no throttle responce, Fond some blown fuses. Van will run fine in the shop. No codes for koer or pending. Took for test drive and shure enghough as soon as I went to ge... Trouble codes: P2107, P2110
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L front end. VIN: 1GTEK19T73
truck came in for new tires,(305/70R16 Destination AT)inspected front end, found bad LF upper control arm bushings, installed new bushings and aligned vehicle to factory specs. truck does have 6 in. suspension lift, customer stated he bought truck new already ...
2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L MIL Lamp on
truck came in with mil on. code po125 stored. replaced t-stat cleared code and all was fine for a few months. came in for lof and noticed mil back on. same code. cust. said it just came back on. dealer told us to replace t-stat housing, so we did. came back wi... Trouble codes: P0125
2005 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK63U05
Hi guys and gals, this yukon will not except fuel at a normal rate. Takes about 20 minutes to fill the tank. Code PO446 is active. My Alldata is not giving me alot of infomation on this. I removed the solenoid for the rear of the tank wich i believe is the ven... Trouble codes: P0446
1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L charging VIN: 1HGCE189XV
customer came in with this one and it was in a wreck on the right front...minor damage to fender and front bumer...cco having to recharge the battery. first thing tested was the alternator which tested 3 times ok. checked the fuses and wires fronm the alterna...
1996 Infiniti I30 3.0L Misfire, Hard Starting VIN: JNKCA21DXT
The car misfires, sometimes very badly, only when cranking. At times it seems to almost backfire. Once it is started, it runs fine.
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L tach gauge VIN: JNKCA31A5Y
vehicles battery was dead . we walked across street to jump . vehicle started but would not make it across street . pushed in shop . found battery to be very low due to faulty alternator . put battery on slow charge and checked good on load test . replaced alt...
1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SAJKN6240V
high guys, this vehicle has come from another shop after failing an emissions inspection. it has high CO readings. the previous shop had installed 2 new NTK O2 sensors. we have found the sensors to be fixed at approx 200mv, with a burst throttle reading of app...
1998 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FY29P1W
Jeep 2.5 Floods cold, will eventually start if plugs removed and dried, runs badly until completely warm, then drives normally. New plugs, wires, rotor cap, no change in behavior...Initially found corroded coil wire and assumed poor spark. New wires but no hel...
2003 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L oil distibution VIN: 1J4GL38K73
hello everybody, we have a problem with no oil getting to the right hand cylinder head. The only oil is what is slung from camshaft gear. Engine has LOTS of oil pressure. The oil is fed thru the #3 main bearing according to the mitchell diagram. So my thought ...
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 5LMFU27R14
vehicle hesitates under a load on acceleration. we swept the tps. working ok. fuel pressure does no drop when it cuts out. when it first came in there were no codes. after it started acting up we found po320. then once in awhile it will barely run and the code... Trouble codes: P00, 320 (ckp circuit), P0351
1995 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Surge, Stall VIN: JM1BA1419S
the idle sureges hot or cold, wose when hot and only in drive or reverse. when the lights, wipers and blower on it will cut off. will not do it in park opr neutral. seems to be worse in reverse than drive though. eng. is full of coolant. replaced the idle cont...
1997 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BC1417V
Group, This mazda has the exact issue pertaining to ; Bulletin No.: 027/97 Issued: 11/18/97 Revised: Category F Applicable Model/s 1997 Protege Subject: MIL ILLUMINATION WITH DTC P0505 HIGH IDLE So the directions proceed to disconnect battery and shut of... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle system failure)
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L srs light VIN: WDBBA48D1G
How can I clear the srs code from this car.There is no push button under the hood on passenger side,just the round 10(?) pin on drivers side hood. I took off the red connector near the foot brake,and disconnected the neg post on battery.Code still on. There is...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Cuts out, Stall, Starts & dies 30sec VIN: WDBBA4509H
Engine starts and in 20-30 seconds fuel pumps shut down. Ignition is not a problem,engine keeps running if fuel is sprayed into intake.Fuel pressure comes up to specs with pumps running.Potentiometer on right side of fuel distributor reacts correctly to sensor...

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1999 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4D0907551A
Sorry for the delay , but I am scheduled [...] replace the converters this friday 3/14/08 due [...] use aftermarket converters in this application . The converter company "DEC" in Calif. was very helpful and professi... Trouble codes: P0422, P0432.
2000 BMW Z3 M Coupe 3.2L No Start VIN: WBSCK9341Y
Thanks to each of you who helped with this post. As most of you said, the ecm is fried on this car. No communication was possible using either of the diagnostic connectors (16 pin and 20 pin). Customer is getting his own parts to fix car. He's been looking for...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Surge VIN: WBADM5340Y
Hello and thanks a million, First thing we did was remove the idle air valve and sure enough it was pretty carboned up. So we cleaned and wala she's a purring machine:-) Thanks again
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L no heat in cabin / smell inside of car VIN: 1G6DM57NX3
Thanks to all who helped with this problem. This vehicle had several problems. First, the retaining ears for the thermostat was broke on one side. Second it had a bad solnoid on the heater control valve on the right top of radiator causing no heat in cabin are...
1976 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L oil pressure
Wow, thanks for the great responses. We had checked the cup plug underneath the rear main by measuring from the rear pressure port. It was OK. Also, the front plugs were already converted to screw in style. All new camshaft bearings and the student was pret...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L MIL Lamp on, high idel VIN: 1GNFK16K7P
sorry it took so long,i forgot to close this. i ran a new wire from tps signal to ecm and noticed it was a 10 year old napa reman to i installed a standard reman ecm,all is good and customer even believe's the mileage and performance have improved.thank's to a... Trouble codes: 22 (tps low voltage).
1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL54T2P
Alright guys, thanks for all your help. Sometimes it's the easy things that make life hard. Here is what was going on. On this particular car my students were using the Snap on 2500 because it was an older vehicle. I didn't try the Solus or Modis on it to ...
1993 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1GCCS15Z6P
This vehicle is finally fixed. I removed the plugs and they were fouled, probably from me trying to start it out of time. I replaced the plugs and reset the distributor. And all is well. Thanks for all the great help.
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L transfercase VIN: 2GNEK18R0T
Was just able to get back to this truck last night.We pulled the transfer case apart and found the syncro had broken apart.Two of the three locks had fallen out and the the round spring that holds them in was twisted up and stuck near the chain.We are replacin...
1997 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 6.5L abs VIN: 1GCHK33FXV
Thanks to all the guys who responded - everyone was suggesting speed sensor issue. I pulled the sensors and cleaned up a little rust and sure enough - the problem disappeared. I obviuosly had an amplitude problem which I did not pickup with the labscope. Also ...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GCEK14W2W
Thanks to all that helped me. When I removed the intake and valve covers I found the intake gaskets blown at the water jackets. Installed new lifters, intake gaskets, and valve cover gaskets. Also, flushed engine to remove the oil that had mixed with the co...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L drive belt VIN: 1GNDT13W9Y
Well,this beast is off and running again.Turns out adjusting the position of the power steering pulley solved all of our problems.All of us here learned a lesson.Never ignore even the smallest of details.I would like to again thank all the techs that took time...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L abs hydraulics VIN: 1C4GP64L4V
thanks to all who replied i had to problems. first was a faulty abs control unit holding the rf abs valve closed. replaced with another and had fluid flowing fine. the original problem remained. john from florida nailed it with a bad brake booster. i couldn't ...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY7G83T
I apologize for my late response. To make a short story shorter, the service adviser asked me to post a help request for a fellow tech. We never did see the PT again after it was fixed the first time. I enquired about it today and was told "It's at the Dealer... Trouble codes: P0351, P0300.
1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES47CXT
turned out to have bad valves one #4 cylinder computer did turn off injector after so many misfires thanks Trouble codes: 401 (4 misfire).
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Accessories VIN: 1B7MF33D9W
Found the cause of the draw. Connector under the front seat going to the seatbelts was badly corroded.
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L abs VIN: 3B7HF13Z7X
Well I sort of fixed it, I did find a weak wire in the wire loom above the fuel tank. Since I repaired the wire, I it has not set the ABS light, I still see the glitch while monitoring the ABS system on the modis but the glitch is not seen when monitoring t...
2002 Dodge Durango SLT Plus 4.7L transfer cas VIN: 1B4HS58N72
check all wiring and connections.ohm test switches.check motor.checked all grounds,splices and terminals.we ended up replacing switch thanks
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Electronic VIN: 1D4GP25R13
I didn't get alot of help on this one. My problem was no engine speed data from TCM. I had trans input speed & output speed when driving, so both trans sensors were working fine. The engine speed signal comes from the crank sensor. It then splices in the main ...
2003 Dodge Intrepid SXT 3.5L l/r pressure valve VIN: 2B3HD56G93
Hi again, should have listened to Gary from Washington,Thanks for all the replies, I checked a few more things that were suggested with no problem found, so I pulled the trans and sent it to a local trans shop reinstalled and had the same problem. So I pulled...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L wipers VIN: 1D7HA18084
Thank's to all of the help from everyone,it ended up being the body control module that is inside the instrument cluster. I put a used one in and the wipers work perfect.
1987 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Fuel gage VIN: 1FTDF15YXH
Hi to all iatn members who took their valuable time to read and respond to my help request. Although the problem turn out to be a commun defect in this particular vehicle, it help me a lot. After explaining to customer about the irregularity of the fuel gage, ...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCUZ2X6V
This explorer hasn't been back yet, but I was told the check engine light is still on the gas cap didn't fix it. I'm still curious how a re-flash could effect the parameters for setting this code. Trouble codes: P0466.
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX1769W
Thank you for all the replies. I knew about the vacuume leaks at the pcv, but had never seen an egr valve leak out the vent holes under the casing. I cleaned the maf and replaced a stuck pcv valve. Codes are gone and idle is much better.
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L engine VIN: 2FMZA5145Y
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAHP56S71
Thanks to Jim and Ed for their help. Ed was right, the PCV valve was stuck open. I elected to remove it to check it out, could blow through it both ways. Put a new one in it, and it runs great. Not really a bad job, its alot easier than it looks, after you rem...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L prolonged crank time
Cleaning IC regulator, resealing injectors, and 2 good batteries seems to have this one up and running. I was waiting for customer reply, but haven't heard anything yet. I guess no news is good news. Trouble codes: P1212.
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56S02
Thanks to all who replied. yes it was the ecm;s coil driver that was bad. i lab scoped the primary pattern for for cyl #3.#4 right out of the ecm and it was not good compared to other cylinders... Trouble codes: P0352.
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, NO POWER VIN: 1FTNF21P74
thanks for all the replies the codes for exhaust back pressure were the problem seems there must be some recall for the plugs on the exhaust back pressure sensor the plug was replaced about 4 inches up in the wiring harness repaired plug and truck runs great b... Trouble codes: P0046, P0470.
2005 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57655
Jim was completely correct!! The PCM was giving data but it needed to be programed for the correct car, therefore that data was incorrect. Thanks for the help guys. Dewey Trouble codes: P1288 (Cyl head temp sensor out of range), P1711 (TFT Sensor out of range), P0603 (Internal control mod Kam error).
1994 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 1GKFK16K5R
Turned out to be the dist pickup signal weak at low speed. thus causing the stall hard wheel crank at idle. thanks to Stan from Minnesota for the push in the right direction. the closed loop situation was the stat stuck opne, which was checked by other tech wi...
1997 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L Red Brake Warning Light stays on VIN: 1GTDT19X5V
To begin I would like to thank every one who replied to my request. I would also like to apologize for not posting until now; but the customer never brought the truck back. This is his work truck and he was in a hurry that day looking for a quick fix and didn'...
2003 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK66U33
Thanks to those that responded, all of the grounds were tested and cleaned, the lab scope images that I had gotten were the result of the throttle body motor and the current that was required to open / close it. I replaced the throttle body assembly, and all i... Trouble codes: P1516 (Elec. Throttle Mod. VS).
2003 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L electrical VIN: 1GKDT13S93
FINALLY! Problem with draw turned out to be a faulty "PDM" or passengers door control module that kept other modules (connected by it's serial data link) "awake" due to internal fault when cold. Same 2800 miliamp draw was induced when new module was installed...
2000 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1872Y
Thanks to all who replied, almost all the replies mentioned valve adjustment or carbon buildup. As I stated in my post I had already adjusted the valves and ruled out tuneup stuff and fuel injectors. Also as I had stated, I had no misfire that i could detect, ... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire 4 cyl), P1399 (temporary multiple misfire).
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SB82B21
All the replies were helpful. I replaced the crank sensor. That has fixed his starting and low power complaints. I have not closed this sooner, the customer contacted me a couple of days after the repair to say it ran great except for one time on the inters... Trouble codes: P0171, P0340, P0300.
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4EZ78Y4T
1998 Jeep Cherokee SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FT27P4W
Vehicle is now on the road again. Additional information from the owner was that she purchased the vehicle in this no start condition and was told that it needed a clutch(?). The technician before me recommended and installed the secondary ignition (spark plug... Trouble codes: P0320 (No Crank Reference - Sensor At PCM), P1388 (No ASD Relay - Open/Short).
2004 Kia CARNIVAL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNAUP75234
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Cuts out VIN: JM1TA2224X
car was overboosting due to a vaccum line plastic (t) fitting dryed out and crack under the intake assemby.repair vehicle and no problem since
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