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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L steering rack VIN: WAUYP64B51
customer complaint was hard steering tech found loose tie rod and leaking rack , replaced rack and pump flushed system much better and still alittle tight to the right
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L drivers door module VIN: WBAGF6323S
just need to know if drivers door module needs to be coded on this car after replacement. If it does, I will send to dealer. thank for the help
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGH8345Y
Help all BMW techs! We just replaced abs conrol unit for this car. Customer called afew days later saying a/c was inop. We scanned for faults with gt1- none. a/c charge is correct.Compressor clutch not energized. we found no signal was being recieved from high...
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS33411
Hi Group. I have this 325 ci With P0456 Very Small Evap. Leak. I have a smoke pro machine. After doing some checking, I decided to smoke from the purge valve hose back. I used less than a quarter pound of pressure, and the smoke all come out of the bleeder pip... Trouble codes: P0456 (Very Small Evap. leak 20)
2002 BMW M5 5.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE93402
HELP!!! We just installed a new clutch and new flywheel. Vehicle started fine and ran great for us. After the costomer picked up the vehicle within 5 minutes he came back and now the vehicle has a misfire and check engine light is on. Had codes for misfires al... Trouble codes: P0012 (A Camshaft Position Sensor), P0014 (B Camshaft Position Sensor)
2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Blower Motor VIN: 1G6KD54Y12
A question for the GM techs- This cadillac has a bad blower motor and when I ordered one from the local GM dealer, I was told that if the original motor was silver, that a motor bracket was needed for the replacement motor. I had a hard time getting the old ...
1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L ars/abs VIN: 1G1YY23P4N
sent out radio receiver for repair because of no sound,had it repaired and re-installed,replaced valve cover gaskets,plugs and wires.car now has false asr activation at about 1,000 rpm, engine hunts for idle after starting then runs rough then straightens ou t...
1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L block VIN: 2GCEC19H2P
Original engine had bad main bearings, now, after much arguments, the customer insists using a vortech block, he got cheap, but wants to keep his efi heads. Look like i must use the shorter push rod for the roller lifters, but I am confused about the rockers. ...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L tcc VIN: 1GNDT13W6X
clear codes, po740 comes back instantly, road tested vehicle, can command tcc on with scanner under tcc enable. will not do it on its own. i am some what lost. do i have a bad vcm???. not real up on electric trans problems. what is the scanner doing that the v...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNCT18W3X
Hello fellow Techs. I have this Blazer that cuts out on accel. It does it only for a second and it is intermittent. No codes are present. has a new oem cap and rotor, plugs and wires. Fuel pressure over 60 psi on accel. I have monitored both the crank and cam ...
2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03E8Y
Good day fellow technicians, We are having trouble with this 2000 Venture. It has a symtom of fuel starvation under load. It runs great unless you accelerate and it struggles with fuel starvation. First visit for this problem, we replaced the fuel pump(delco) ...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L compressor VIN: 1GCGK24U2Y
This unit has manual climate control unit that is controlled via the PCM. Customer complaint is intermitant loss of cooling. Charge is ok, pressures good, when it cools it cools well. Commands via the switch or actuation are consistant. When it is in failur...
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Starter VIN: 2G1WF55K41
This one is killing me. The car came to me with an intermittent no crank. This is a patrol car at the local Police Dept.. After patrolling for 1-2 hrs, if you shut it off and try to restart it in 5-10 minutes it will not crank. You can continually turn the key...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19V82
Hello folks Maybe you GM guys or somone else has run into this problem. Same old story. Its inspection time and the MIL is on. Truck came in a week ago with two codes, P0443, vent valve performance, and P0449, purge valve performance. I could make the purge va... Trouble codes: 443 (purge valve performance)
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L Unknown VIN: 1G1AL54F45
hi guys need a little help i have a chev cobalt car did not have no body computer and cluster i got a cluster from the junk yard . i want to put a new body ecm . know can i program the millage with the tech 2 or i have to go to the dealer thank you
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L MIL Lamp on, BOOST VIN: 3C8FY78G03
Hello everyone, again. This PT Cruiser GT is suffering from lack of boost. The complaint from the customer is SES light on and runs poorly intermittantly. There are a couple of wierd details with this... Code P1188 for TIP is and P0340 for CMP sensors are in P... Trouble codes: P1188, P0340
1990 Dodge Ramcharger 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, LEAN CONDITION VIN: 3B4GM17Z2L
This vehicle is really got me chasing my tail. Vehicle came in running bad. I checked the computer system and the fuel trim was +25% at all speeds off idle. Checked fuel pressure and no problem found. Checked for vac leaks around the throttle body and intake m...
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L lockup VIN: 1B4HS25Y0W
The lockup apply is very harsh. All other trans/engine functions normal. I suspect a bad convertor but would like to be armed with any advice or info anyone else has on this issue. before I make the call. I saw many posts here referring to TPS for a in out con...
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, intermittenly VIN: 1B4HS48Z92
first, thanks to all that reply. this 2002 durango came in with the complaint that its running out of gas only happens when cold. we kept the rig overnight it starts fine, runs fine, take it for a test drive about a mile down the road it acts up, falls on its ... Trouble codes: P0132
2006 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L headliner VIN: 1D4GP24R96
the headliner on this van looks wrinkled and seems to be from water damage. this is the third headliner that will be replaced. the damaged areas are on the sides, above the A, B, C, pillars from front to back. removed headliner and water tested but no exterior...
1995 Eagle Talon ESi 2.0L Timing marks VIN: 4E3AK44Y8S
This is my first time using IATN but have heard great things. My problem is with a 1995 eagle talon with the chrysler 2.0. On the cam gear there are a couple of timing marks. First one reads 2.0 front and 609 on the other side. When we turn the gear over it re...
1987 Ford F-350 Custom 6.9L clutch VIN: 1FDJF3719H
pedel feels good but with all the way pressed still will not shift and will try to pull off in gear while cranking after replacing all parts would like some help please save us this is our rollback we need it badly the fire wall does not seem to move while pre...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5142T
Van came in for runs very rough misfires etc. found misfires on cylinder #1, 2, and 6. I found the coil was not getting good output to cylinders 2 & 6. I replaced it and misfires for cylinder #2 and 6 were gone (for now). Suggested replace plugs and wires due ... Trouble codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire detected)
1998 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L hash reverse when od lite flashing
Customer had vehicle towed to shop. Complaining it does not move in all selected gears. Check fluid level ok and condition very clean. Check oil pressure 0 psi in all gears. Removed tranny and found transmission was not installed correctly. Torque converter wa...
2000 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMYU70E7Y
we loose communication while watching abs data with 2 different scanner brands, as soon as you start to move, about 6mph. sometimes 1237 or 1230 may set but if any of the sensors are plugged in the condition occurs. we tried unplugging 1 at a time, and only on...
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L noise VIN: 1FMFU18L91
this noise just started 3 days ago its my father inlaws expedition pulling a hill when the tranny kicks down under load you get awhistle sounds like vacuum whistle you let off the throttle noise is gone now if you go down hill gear down the same noise under de...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21SX3
Hello everyone, still having trouble figuring out mode 6 on snap on solus. What to enter at the 00 on test mode. We definitely have a bad coil but no codes. Can anyone help me on this one? Thanks. Jason.
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Stall, NO POWER VIN: 1FDAF56P93
This truck runs great most of the time even with the po266 and p2285 codes active. Intermitanty after driving and getting up to temperature it will start to lose power and will die. When it looses power the truck will lose speed and eventually die. Truck will ... Trouble codes: P0266, P2285
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Cuts out
vehicle was towed in did above mentioned repairs when we detected diesel in the fuel tank. found p1235 conducted tests through alldata. replaced fpdm road tested for 20 min parked approx 3 hours later vehicle went to leave garage and died with same codes appea... Trouble codes: P1235
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L cluster,radio, VIN: 1FTSS34LI4
Hello guys , I've got a good one for all Ford techs. This is 04 Ford Econoline E350.Came in for batery draw. Customer said when she goes to the van few hours after she parked radio was working.Stay overnite will need to jump it. So here is what it does.Ignitio...
2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Steering VIN: 1FNYU93Z36
Truck came in with power steering pressure hose leak- We replaced w/OE, regular repair, no problems. The hose was NOT a catasrophioc failure. Truck came back in (hook) fluid blown through pressure switch wires in pump. Again, repaired w/ OE, bled system (back ...
2007 Ford LCF C550 4.5L Mechanical VIN: 3FRML55Z77
This is a new 4.5L Powerstroke engine, it starts very hard, acts like there is air in fuel system. Runs very poorly, misses when started, after warm up it runs fine, but still has hard start problem. I installed a primary and secondary fuel filter and air filt...
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 6.0L signals VIN: UX3Z354571
customer complaint of intermentent signal problem when they put left turn signal on all corners would flah / constan power at right turn trailer harness / wiring all apears good & i expect turn signal switch just wondering if any of one has run into this befor...
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG3178Y
Code P1167 air fuel ration #1 sensor heater circuit fault. Tested system, replaced front and rear sensors with OE parts. Light comes back on after 80 seconds of running. While monitering with scanner ECU turns heater off and the check engine light comes on ins... Trouble codes: P1167 (1 air fuel sensor heater system fault)
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ8140Y
Hello fellow techs, I checked the system for leaks by vacuuum pumping the canister w/ vent valve energized held vacuum, test also included purge valve integrity. vacuuum tested hose from canister to tank which includes tank and capvlaving and sensor connection... Trouble codes: 1457 (evap system leak evap area)
2005 Hummer H2 6.0L steering box VIN: 5GRGN23045
Vehicle first came in for an alignment. I noticed the vehicle did not have steering assist while trying to pull on rack. Driving it was ok. Rec'd pump. Replaced and no help, then replaced gear box, still no help. Then cust. says this has been like this since i...
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJNX2741S
According to the scanner Long Term Fuel Trim on both bank 1 and 2 is +57.8%. Short Term on bank 1 is +25%, short term on bank 2 is -25%. With a scope connected to the back of the PCM probing the oxygen sensor wires, they read +4.9v KOEO. When the engine is st... Trouble codes: P0300
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: KNDJD73375
Car make a rattling noise when engine is running a idde.We replace oil and filer with dealer filter.No sign of slug.No damage to oil pan. Engine clean.Notice the Rt valve cover seem to have heated up.
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L drivers window VIN: SLMFU28R03
Well this is not my specialty, a friend of mine took his lincoln navigator to the local ford dealer in Puerto Vallarta because the drivers window would not go up. Because it is a foriegn vehicle and they do not sell lincoln they would not work on it. so here i...
2000 Mercedes-Benz C320 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WDC2030462
This C320 (slightly negelected) came in for service & rough running. Replace plugs & leads plus 2 suspect coils. Car returned about 1 month later again running rough at idle(surging in gear at idle) and poor accel. I though AFM and scanned & got typical result... Trouble codes: P2043, P2044, P2046
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Electronic VIN: 4JGAB54E62
Hi group, The 2002 ML320 was towed to our shop, check engine light is on, code P0715, Turbine input shaft sensor problem. When I move shift lever through P R N D it hits hard (kicks) stronger than normal. shift lever at D position and lever moved side by side(...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L compressor not engaging VIN: WNBNG75J42
this benz came in for ac not cold, ac off button stays on, and compressor is spinning but not engaging as low side and high side pressures are the same at 85 psi, same as outside temperature. found 6 body codes ,but don't know what they really means. i really ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L battery goes dead VIN: WDBNG83J14
Car would die overnight. Draw on system 2000MA. Disconnected seat module, draw drops down to 600MA, and goes down no further. Have checked CAN system, draw does not drop when checking/disconnection CAN/BUS systems. Sometimes car will not recognize key and alar...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L loss of power VIN: 2MEFM75W9Y
hello there first time posting, i have a 200 mercury grand marquis. this vehicle came in with the complaint that while driving down the road it losses power. fell just like the cat is plugged. check back pressure ok (checked at dpfe sensor on both hoses). chec...
1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L lower intake manifold VIN: 1N1R726A8L
Good day guys, We have this 1990 300zx 2+2. It has a coolant leak from the thermostat housing under the lower intake manifold. Work instructions in Mitchell and Alldata are incomplete. It seems we will need to remove the egr valve, which is a 12 hour job.It lo...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D3Y
comp shows 3 +- .3 gps at warm idle will mot run unless fuel pressure is up to 70 psi sluggish to rev loss of power vac does not go to pressure idles great with high pressure motor sounds great (no noise timing components quiet) scanner shows inj pulse width t...
2003 Nissan 350Z 3.5L No Start VIN: 1JLKIJH353
Can somebody help me with this security system, i installed this motor on a project car (custom build) everithing worked great fro the first 10 min. then it would not fired back up, i realized i hade triped the security system. i am only using O.E control modu... Trouble codes: 1612 (nats malfunction)
1993 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L info display VIN: 1G3HY5314P
Was asked to just change the oil and look it over, changed the oil and looked it over, found a few things and they wanted one repaired, left it outside til we got straight the part type and price(this was 3days it had sat outside just as if you had left it at ...
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L parking brake VIN: 1G3WX52H3X
hello, i have done many rear brake jobs on this vehicle, never had a parking brake issue. this one, upon removal of rotor/ drum assembly was a bit tight coming off. with the new rotor/ drum it will not go over the one piece parking brake shoe, i was able to c...
1993 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1P4GH44R9P
we are running out of ideas on this one. van has a hesitation or surge. intermitent but will always occure on a 2 mile test drive. it idles fine, hard accles fine, problem seems to occur at lite throttle, cruise lite accel and while decelarating. we have anoth...
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L DRL, Headlamps, Instrument panel lights, HVAC, VIN: 1G2WP12KX1
Hello fellow techicians, this one is making me into an old man really fast. The customer is more than patient with me on this one. He has been one of my best customers for a long time.This Grand Prix has been having this intermittent problem since the cold wea...
2002 Porsche Boxster Roadster 2.7L Intermediate Shaft VIN: WPOCA29802
PLEASE, Porsche Techs- I need help... I ended up buying this Boxter from the customer who originally had his clutch go out. Put in a new clutch kit,engine seemed to run just fine-but after 20 minutes of running, I shut it off, and discovered it had sprouted a...
1993 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L throttle body calibration VIN: YS3CL65R2P
I understand that the 675BO code is because the throttle body is unprogrammed. That will disappear when the ISAT can program it.. However, if the codes are cleared, and the procedure for programming is tried, the throttle picks up to 3000 like it is supposed t...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L no kpwr through trans VIN: YS3FB49S23
wtf any clue would be highly appreciated. the other shop has the saab scanner, and we don't have a clue though im going this weekend to mindend nev, to a raymac course, heard of it? thanks again for [...]
2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZK5272Y
Vehicle towed in, crank no start. Fuel guage innop, Security light innop. Codes U1000, U1096, P1626, P1599. No communication with BCM. Diagnose faulty BCM. Install used BCM, fuel guage works, security lamp on, and have comm. with BCM. Now vehicle starts, stall... Trouble codes: U1000 (Class 2 data loss), U1096 (Class 2 data loss with I.P. cluster), P1626 (Class 2 data loss), P1599 (Engine stall)
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JF1GD29632
This car runs good. It has an intermittent problem with cutting out and stalling, hot engine, no codes but the mil light flashes on and the tach drops off when miss (more like engine dies) happens. Engine will die, crank with no start- no spark at coil over pl...
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L 1st gear VIN: JF1GD29684
Need some information please. I have a friend who has this subaru that goes into first gear when vehicle is stationary but will not when its moving. Sounds to me that the syncro has gone bad. My friend was talking to some subaru tech in the bar and was informe...
2006 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L no reception VIN: 4S4BP67C66
customer came in with a problem with radio was not getting any radio stations. was triying to look up information about this radio as far as trouble shooting procedures but could not find anything. found only simple diagram about the antenna amplifier.would li...
2004 Suzuki Forenza S 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5JD52Z24
I cannot find any info in mithcell, or all data on p0488 trouble code. tryed 3 scanners to confirm trouble code is the same. I looked into trouble codes and this is like a ghost code. All the info alldata, mitchell, iatn, doesn't even list this as a code that ... Trouble codes: P0488
1985 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L o2 sensor VIN: JT3FJ60G7F
we have a 1985 land cruser fj60 and there are 2 wires where the o2 sensor connects, my question is is the o2 sensor supposed to mount before or after the cat ?? the 2 wire o2 sensor has been discontinued and a 1 wire is only available now, which wire do we con...

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2001 Acura MDX 3.5L radio VIN: 2HNYD18221
Thanks for all the help, actually the customer called her sales rep and they had it in their system from a previous incident. Thanks fella,s for all the help
2002 Acura RSX 2.0L phantom draw
Fist time was able to get back to a computer and checked out every persons help request. Thanks to all my Tch brothers for the help. Working on the car again tonight and will persue all the leads you guys gave me. I had run through the AMP METER to BATTERY ...
2005 Acura TL 3.2L Air Bag VIN: 19UUA66265
Finaly got the Acura back in the shop,Thank you so much for all the great responces. A BIG Thanks to John [...] of Florida who faxed me the diagnostic tree. Yes it is a bit funky that in the end they will tell you after check the wiring to replace the sen...
1993 BMW 318i 1.8L Battery Draw VIN: WBACA6318P
Thank you everyone for the replies and sorry that it took so long to reply, but I wanted to make sure this car was fixed. I guess maybe if I wasn't being taken off the car every 10 min. I would have figured it out faster. There's a lack of light where the car ...
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBADM6349X
Thanks to Tucker and Scott for their promp replies . Scott had the answer I was lookig for. Apperantly the ews modules were recently updated and our launch (updated two weeks ago) was not up to par, causing missalighnment of the rolling codes .The amazing thin... Trouble codes: 209 (anti-tempering potection ews).
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Electronic VIN: WBABS53431
Sorry for the delay to close this request, the info we recieved couldn't get us anywhere, we did take the vehicle to a euro trans. specialist who charged us $120 just to tell us that the transmission is bad and that the module may need to be replaced too?! I g...
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L compressor VIN: 1G4HP52KXV
Hellow group, We ended up putting the customer's used ac/heater control switch assy in. This decision was reached by the facts that compressor would stop AND at the same time air flow inside the car would change(mine you it never acted up in the shop).By the w...
1989 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.5L Starting VIN: 1G6CB515OK
sorry it took so long to fix post, but I just got this caddy repaired yesterday. this car just about drove me crazy. we first diagnosed this to be a faulty ign. module and installed a new one but vehicle still did not start. we then replaced a new ign. coil...
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compresser VIN: 1234859753
thanks to al who have responded i should have figured that if on temp sensor gos out the other is on it's way well thanks to the parts person at the local gm deaalership that told me the high and low temp sensors in the line that go's acrossed the firewall are...
2003 Cadillac Escalade ESV 6.0L ride control VIN: 3GYFK66N93
thanks for all the replies , especially Kevin for the use of the tech 2 . the fix was a new ride control compressor assembly . we tried to use used parts,much to our aggravation .
1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L column VIN: 1G1YY22G5W
Hi guys I bought a Vette column lock simulator at , it worked. Thanks a lot.
2000 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, extended cranking VIN: 1GCHK33JXY
All that said it was a bad reg. were right ! Pulled the upper intake and pulled hose from the reg . Keyed turck up and fuel ran out of fitting changed it out with a new one and is fine now. Thanks for all the help and to all the post`s Ed
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Headlights VIN: 1GNDT13S14
Not sure if this one is fixed or not, we really didn't find anything, just installed a couple new GM bulbs and sent it on its way. We checked the ground circuits, checked the charging system for voltage spikes or overcharging, checked the headlight circuits fo...
2005 Chevrolet Corvette 6.0L drivers pretensioner VIN: 1G1YY24U05
after messing with connector fault disappeared. but I put a pretensioner in it any how just in case the connector was bad
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X2P
The Explorer has been gone for a week. A majority of the replies advised checking the grounds, but the fix was replacing the PCM. When the truck was running properly the scanner would say the battery power was 15.9 volts going to the PCM, but the actual voltag...
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU24X1N
had thought of imrc area in intake clogged.figured i would get some other thoughts for fix.removed upper intake found rear egr ports clogged fully.engine runs fine and dpfe responding to vacuum pull on egr.thanks fellas. Trouble codes: P0401.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FTSW31P93
after checking the icp and it did have just over 500 psi I replaced the gpcm and the vechile fired right up tahnks for the help.
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHT1435GNL
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L 3-4 shift VIN: JHMCM56623
Hey all,Thanks for all your responses.The fluid was in great shape by the way.Sorry I didn't disclose that info.I ended up speaking to an asian trans rebuilder that has done work for us.And he told me that trans assy. has a series of screens inside and sometim...
2003 Jeep G. Cherokee 2.7L solenoid VIN: 1J8GZE8A43
Thanks to René and Dennis who helped me with the trans wiring diagrams. It was not a easy diagnostic because there was two (intermitant) causes for the problem. 1- bad module ground 2- bad valve body "electronics kit" When I first tested car with a comp...
1994 Lincoln Continental 3.8L park lamps VIN: 1LNLM9742R
First I'd like to thank all who replied,Luis from calif.said to check all cig. lighters and ck.area behind fuse box.nothing was found in the lighter sockets,clean/unused.also they were powered up even with blown fuse,Alldata states they are on same circuit,obv...
1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1LNLM81W5V
Well I called the customer & so far so good - Like the update said, we tried another used head unit & a new actuator. All works great - But still baffling why the code 25 still. Oh well, at least its fixed! - Thanks for the responses guys.
1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Blower VIN: WDBGA32E6T
I want to thank everyone who took the time from their busy schedules to help me out with this problem. Despite the overwhelming percent of replies which listed the blower motor final stage/power module as being the culprit, I wanted to try to put my meter on t...
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L door locks VIN: WDB1704652
Thanks to all that replied. It was water damage to the vacuum pump/module in the boot next to the spare tyre. Thanks again
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G2Y
Hey guys thanks for replying to my request. I did a smoke test on the engine and nothing showed up. I pin tested the O2 sensor while I was test driving the vehicle to record the pattern. When the vehicle felt like it would misfire, the O2 pattern showed no ...
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L tcc VIN: 1G2H252L3R
Thanks to the 3 members who took the time to replay.Christopher talked about some valve body problems,Frank and Turk talked about wire problems.At this time we are not going to fix the car.If that changes i will let you know.
1987 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L Injector wire connectors VIN: JT4RN62S9H
Thanks for the advice on this unusual problem...who would have thought it would be so hard to find a wiring harness? I finally found a good used one from a salvage yard, but it took six used harnesses before I found one good one...they all had similar problem...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L abs VIN: JT3HP10V5V
Well, I would like to thank all that replied to this post. The first two were right on track. The right tone ring was cracked. What I did was perform the "speed sensor signal check" (found this in Alldata under testing and inspection for ABS) and got a code 75...
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