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1986 Audi 5000 S 2.2L ac /heater control head VIN: WAUFB0447G
no climate control digital display (blank) checked fuses particularly the #17 30 amp. all ok. did no go any further at this time. any help appreciated.
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L cd changer VIN: WBADP6332X
digital unit: unit works but customer complains of cd not turning on when pushing cd button on control head after a restart - cd will work normally after magazine is ejected and re-inserted into unit if we allow the car to go to sleep (can powers down) cd will...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5334X
bmw tech, need help. mil on, need smog, customer has other shop replace canister & ldp pump. still not able [...] slove this evap problem. we perform a smoke test, but no leak found. we don't have a gt1, so not able [...] run evap test. any advice will be helpful, t... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap control system leak detected small leak), P0441 (evap control system incorrect purge flow), P1250
2008 BMW 528i 3.0L ABS light VIN: WBANU53558
Hello. I got this 528 in due to driver smacking it into a curb. The only damage was the plastic fender liner and under cover. I ordered new parts but when customer dropped off the vehicle he said the ABS light is now on. He hit it in the left front, the real p...
1991 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L Display VIN: 1G6EL13B2M
We have this older Cad here that is displaying "Service CCR System" in the driver information center. My question is---just what is a "CCR System"? We have no reference to anything regarding this message. This is too old for SI and we dont even have any paper ...
1996 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DW52P6T
System was fine for about 2 months but the cel light keeps comming on intermittantly with 1415 code in memory. Long and short fuel trims + or - 3 I can trigger the pump on and off with scanner and you can see the difference with the oxygen sensors right away. ... Trouble codes: 1415
1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Blower Motor VIN: 1G6KY5297V
Car came to us with the blower not blowing. I took off the blower motor connector, and re-connected it. blower motor worked... we gave to car back to the custormer... they came back about a month later with the same deal. i then disconnect the blower motor con...
1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1FP21F6K
OK..I dont ask for help much on here but I got one thats drivin me crazy. I am a Honda tech but IM working on this one at home. I do have some previous GM experience but I need you GM guys to help me out on this one. Here goes. This IROC was brought to me with...
1994 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCFC29S3R
Truck runs ok, no stalling, a little hard to start but not bad for the mileage. Have read the updated TSB but it only confirms what I already knew...the problem is intermittent..end of trouble tree...gotta love it. Injection Pulse width is not frozen but hover... Trouble codes: 35 (36 -), 36
1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L TCC operation VIN: 2G1WL52M2T
After installing used trans, unit works good, shifts good and TCC applies. Everything is normal until reach 68 MPH, then TCC starts toggling off and on rapidly, ran it up to 85, still doing it. TCC enable and TCC command both turn off and on when it toggles. T...
1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L steering box VIN: 1GCEC19MOV
thanks in advance we have a truck here that when driving will take off to the right he has new tires steering box tires alignment, going to left is fine any suggestions would be appreciated
1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L Steering VIN: 1GCEC19MOV
just to update and make more clear my problem with this vehicle #1 sorry about the kilometers it is not [...] is 225403 anyways this truck when at idle and not moving will act up. steering is smooth and constant,start moving and jerky what happens is an...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 LS 5.7L fuel VIN: 1GCEK19R8X
truck came in no start,hooked modis up found p1626 & u1192 did the vtd relearn truck started fine,clear codes,p1626 came right back.after trying to start again no start did relearn worked fine.i dont know much about this code,is it something dealer has to fix ...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L no 4wd VIN: 2GCEK19T0Y
cust brought in a few months back with truck stuck in 4wd high, service 4wd light on. had code stored for encoder circuit failure. tested and had no powe to encoder motor. found mice had chewed throug wires. repaired wires and had power at encoder. system work...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Low power VIN: 1GCHK23191
Hello all gm diesel techs. This truck came in with bad head gaskets. It ran good just couldn't keep the coolant in the bottle. We replaced the head gaskets, milled the heads .006" used arp head studs. After the truck was reassembled it runs great, just no powe...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L ride hieght
Thanks in advance. I have a customer from the dealer that has a 2002 trail blazer. Front Z height is to low. I cann't get enough positive camber to stop tire wear.I think that this may be a front spring problem. Has anyone seen this? thanks Tom
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L carpeting
i have a 2002 chevy impala that the p/s rear carpeting keeps becoming soaking wet. i have taken car to the car wash and preasure washed it to check for leaks. found none. had front windshield resealed.( customer had informed me that the windshield had just bee...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L frt differntial/wheel VIN: 2GC3K19V62
Test drove vehicle and customer was with me. He said notice the noise about two weeks ago. when making a turn seems to be more to left has a noise that would put you in the mind of a brg but only does in turn and sometimes has a churp in it. may chirp once or ...
2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L noise in the passenger compartment VIN: 2G1WF52E35
hey guys we got a weird one here. this '05 impala has us scratching our heads. customer has complaint about a low humming noise in the passenger compartment. here's where it gets weird if we unplug the fuel pump or the alternator, or remove the vacuum tube off...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AG52H02
Thanks for your time,third shop to get this car,and its still not fixed.Problem is engine misfires under a load,it idles good and has plenty of power at higher rpms()2500).If you ease into the throttle it will pick-up and run fine,but with a quick snap it bogs... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP54L53
i have a 3.8 chrysler driving me to the poor house, sets lean code almost imediatly, have searched for vac leak cold and hot with smoke and with added fuel while watching fuel trims, no luck. checked fuel pressure over and over 59 lbs, volumne also good, have ... Trouble codes: P0171
2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L locks, radio, interior light VIN: 1C3EL46X43
The electric locks don't work with remote or button in car. The radio is dead and the interior light does not work. All of the fuses are ok. That was pretty much all I had time to check. The customer hoped it would be a quick and easy. This car is coming back ...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA16K62
truck came in with ses light on had code po171 lean and po133 which is 02 slow response,replaced 02 sensor still has same problem,i back probed pcm 02 signal wire black/green and found 0.00 02 volts,checked wire from pcm to 02 harness and found open when i loo... Trouble codes: P0171, P0133
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L security system VIN: 2D4GP44L33
this van has a security system problem that very intermitent, 2 or 3 times a week, customer says that it will start and stall a few times then just refuse to turn over, if he walks away from it for 20 minutes it will usually startand run fine, I've had this va...
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L speedo VIN: 3D7LU38C33
Thanks for any help guys and gals, When sitting in Park, reverse and neutral, the speedo needle bounce from zero all the way to 120mph and it actually adds miles on to the odometer, disconnected VSS, no change, when driving down the road, it is less frequent b...
2006 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L low power/smothers VIN: 1D4GP25B66
it will run great most of the time...when problem shows up, engine feels just like a weak egr valve allowing exhaust gas to be induced at too great of a volume(this california emissions engine has no egr!!!).never dies. only smothers back while accelerating. i...
1964 Ford Tbird 390CID guages VIN: 4Y85Z11740
Customer has has car since new. He brought it in with top problems that i have corrected and stated the temp guage was not working. I checked the operation of the guaqe by grounding and the guage operated to full hot. I replaced the tenp switch with an OEM sen...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y4T
this truck has a intermittent stall then a no start problem. customer brought it in a few months ago and i drove it home a few nights with no problems. i wanted to try something, so with another tech's input i replaced eec & fuel pump relay, i wanted to (and d... Trouble codes: P0420 (cataylist inefficency)
1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FBSS31L2X
Customer complains of stall after start, or will quit in intersection and then restart immediatly. States that it took 20 tries yesterday to keep it running and get it to our shop. Of course now at our shop I cannot duplicate the problem. All sensors and readi...
2000 Ford F-150 4.2L Hesitation VIN: UNKOWN3455
I have tried to synchronized the timing(camshaft sensor) but I can't get a clear description of what's tdc. I have bump started to hear the explosion on cyl#1, then manually find the highest point of the cyl 1 piston, which correlated to the middle point of al...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L engine VIN: 1FDWW36FOY
truck come in missing and smokeing ,retrieve dtc p0281 (#7cyl)on the cyl contribution test. the buzz test good.replaced injector with no luck,preform compresson test and found that #1 3 and 5 were about 425 to 450 lbs and #7 was at 150 lbs ouch!. now the truck...
2001 Ford motorhome 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAD739350
hey guys, this one is for you ford guys. sorry the vin is wrong, I didnt have it at the time of posting. This motorhome came in a while back in fail safe with just a po 720 code. found output speed sensor wires chewed. repaired wires and installed new connecto... Trouble codes: P0722, P0720, P0503
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR45E63
I have 2 codes in this one. Lean bank 1 lean bank 2,fuel pressure and flow are good. No vacuum leaks found, intake plenum gaskets have been replaced. No egr to screw up. Long term fuel trim is 25% on both banks. At idle the short term fuel trim runs up to 18% ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L air bag VIN: L94EA75178
have code 1884 for pas air bag light out, replaced switch with used one, same problem, checked wires in back are good check stereo has factory radio
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35P55
cust. says this thing will start and die numerous times when cold (eot under 100 deg). hookup laptop/ids has cam & crank sensor codes. clear codes. monitor icp,ipr,vref, vpwr,all app's,all ficm powers, maf, load, sync & ficm sync. what happens is the engine wi... Trouble codes: P0336, P0341, P2614, P2617
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDJC34F6T
Truck came in with no power, and smoking at idle. It has P0216 and P1214 codes in the computer. Driver module was replaced today, but did not help. It runs good until it gets hot; then the timing goes to 0-1, when it is calling for 8-9. If you accelerate the e... Trouble codes: P0216 (Injection timing congrol circuit), P1214 (Injection Pump Timing Offsett)
1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2HGEJ1123R
hi to all the techs, let's start by saying thanks to all who will take the time to help us with this.a few weeks ago we have a civic who came in with a no start no spark. we changed his dist assembly,the car started and left no problem. yesterday customer came...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1658W
Car has just had an aftermarket cat installed and the light came back after 8 days. Has anyone seen anything else cause this on an Accaord before I bite the bullet and buy a dealer cat? Just don't want any comebacks... Thanks in advance Brian Trouble codes: P0420
2005 Honda Accord EX 2.4L D4 light blinking VIN: JN1BL549XJ
Greetings: Customer states that hard to start and D4 light flashes. Had young tech pull codes; came up with p0700 (transaxle fault) which led to scanning for trany codes and came up with 5-01 (transmission range sensor shorted). Codes obtained with OTC Genys...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L power steering fluid VIN: KM8SC73033
hello fellow tecs this is my problem customer brings in this santa fe with powewr steering fluid coming out the resovoir filled to proper level. still fluid leaking out. seems like there is to much activity in the resovoir lots of flow any suggestions would be...
1987 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, surge@times VIN: 1JCML7848H
this truck has a 30 to 40 mph hesitate and surge under load,also will somtimes hesitate and backfire with heavey accel from idle.pulling what little hair i have left out.
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6S
Thanks to any one who takes time to read this. Need a little guidance on this vehicle. Intermittent stall/rough running. Started basic. DTC 21-oxygen sensor voltage high. Oxygen sensor reading 5.00volts on scan tool. Noticed MAP,TPS,IAT,&ECT all have splice 10... Trouble codes: 21 (Oxygen sensor shorted high)
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GX48S84
Good day and thanks for reading my post. I have this 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee that the customer states is stalling, but would restart. He said that Sunday he drove it to work and when he go in it to leave it would crank but not start (outside temp. was 95 degr... Trouble codes: P0320, P1490 (low fan relay circuit open or shorted to ground), P1389 (high fan relay circuit open or shorted to ground)
2005 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L Starting VIN: 134FA29155
Hey all you jeep guys. This Wrangler was sent to us by another shop with a no crank no start condition. Our inspection found no ground to the starter relay from the PCM. We check all the power and grounds to the PCM and all were good as was the security system...
2000 Lexus LS400 4.0L Screen VIN: JT153UF200
Hi my best group , can any one tell me how to unlock the audio unit which have security lock after intering the code wrong meny times ? any reply will be agreat help thanks Sameh
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L radio back light VIN: 1LNHM82W9Y
this lincoln has no back light power to radio buttons. all other illumination ok-door handles, inst. cluster, hvac control panel, ash tray & p/mirror back light. heres the story. mod & all data show back lght power on circuit 484-orange/black wire going to pin...
1992 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L No Start VIN: JM2UF3144N
Truck was towed in with no start problem. It has injector pulse but no spark. I tried a differant distributor and coil. Also tried an ignitor off a running vehicle. Still no spark.I have followed the diagnostic charts on alldata several times and all cicuits a...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBBA45A6E
Having problems with this Mercedes. Very slow to respond to accl. petal. Cuts out, and falls on its face on any demand for fuel. If you apply slowly it isn't too bad. We replaced fuel pump and filter at the request of the customer as we did not know his compla...
2000 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L draw VIN: WDBHA29G9Y
Good day folk! I have this c280 that keeps going dead after a few days. I Checked the car for a draw, after letting it sit for 1/2 hour with my vantage I got 53 milliamps. This is acceptable in my book. Has anyone seen this before? 1 year ago we replaced the i...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L trunk release VIN: WDBLK70G2Y
good afternoon, i have this lovely 208 convertible. customers states ever since a local body shop replaced a front bumper the trunk lid does not open electronically with top up, will work with top down, checked power supply to the actuator, seems like be getti...
2000 Mercury Villager (Van) Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV12T4Y
vehicle came in with the check engine light on and no drivablity concerns.hooked up modis and no codes on either side of pcm.both times the scanner was hooked up the light would disappear and the drive monitors would reset.i drove the drive cycle all moitors w...
2005 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L No Start, Stall, NO CRANK VIN: 4M2CU571X5
someone please help. this merc is driving me nuts. it is somewhat intermittant on starting and cranking. suv was towed in with a no crank, tested starter, fuses, relays. all checked good. next tried to hook up scanner with no luck will not communicate with any...
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3XD54B6M
vehicle is a crank - no start no pulse , no spark. when the crank cycle stops the computer fires the injectors and coils. if you tap the key in the crank psition rapidily you can get the engine to catch at the stop of the crank cycle - it will run , idle and p... Trouble codes: 22 (crank signal fault), 23 (no cyl 1 tdc signal)
1995 Mitsubishi Mirage S 1.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AA26A8S
Hi all. This was lobbed in my lap against my wishes after a service writer who thinks hes smarter than me basically challenged me to fix what the previous tech and him couldnt(after 2 weeks of trying). I told em nothing crawls out of here till I make it run ou... Trouble codes: P0340
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y21
after 30 miles of driving mil light comes on with trouble code po171. smoked the intake - no vacuum leaks found, fuel pressure ok. o2 sensors ok - i suspect the mass air flow sensor but when testing: 4 g/s at idle, 10 g/s at 2500 rpm within test limits. i also... Trouble codes: P0171
2004 Nissan Pathfinder Armada LE 5.6L ABS Module VIN: 5N1AA08A34
Hi I have a 2004 nissan amanda came in with the brake light on and customer say that the brake grips and vibrate was able to put ABS code C1179 speed control actuator. I check everthing possible but no luck. if i turn engine off then restart engine the light...
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L no power VIN: 1G3GR62C6S
car came in with miss,found bad plug.replace plugs and miss is now gone,but the car has no power and vacuum is runs good but has no power at all.I have block egr valve,and brake booster,no help.sorry I can't give you any data I don't have a scanner for...
1995 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L No Start VIN: P1S2246651
i installed new msd dist, 2 known good used computers,new coil,car has injection pulse, no spark or rpm,car turns 100%, checked red on wire to dist is good grounds are good, no codes for dist.if you pull dist out and spin by hand has little rpm but no spark. t...
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G2WP5211V
Hi everyone, I have a supercharged 3.8L that misfires on #2 for about 14 times on a snap throttle. The car came in for a solid misfire on #1 found a cracked plug, now miss is gone except for snap throttle. I have installed new plugs, switch plug wires, ICM, sc...
1999 Pontiac Montana 3.4L harsh up shift VIN: 1GMDX03E4X
Good day people. I have this 1999 Pont. Montana that will have a very, very harsh up shift intermittently. This condition will happen once or twis in every two weeks. This condition was there before the transmission was rebuild. When it happens it will keep sl...

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED54B6Y
decarbon engine usually slove misfire problem on this audi, but not this time. i will agree with christian, problem possbile inside cylinder head. customer decline repair at this time, uable [...] find out the problem. Trouble codes: P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire detected).
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L fob VIN: WBAAV33491
initialized the keys the way Dang mentioned and all is well.thanks to all for taking the time to help.
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L fob VIN: WBAAV33491
initialized the keys using the procedure mentioned by Dang and they work.thx to all for taking the time to reply.
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33581
Well, this one is fixed. Unfortunately it was my own mistake. One of the cam bearing caps was on backwards. This made it too tight of a clearance and would not allow the cam to move far enough. Many thanks to those that replied. Sorry for taking up your time w... Trouble codes: 33 (A camshaft position actuator circuit bank 1).
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Engine VIN: 3GNEK18R8T
thank you to all that replied. I found both signal wires to the crank sensor shorted together. That masked the signal test at the ECM.
1997 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14WXV
Ok thanks for the replys. The high b1s2 reading was really bugging me so I decided to concentrate on that for a while. I noticed that even when the truck was off with the key on the b1s2 o2 was still reading over 1000mv so I unplugged the sensor (what I though...
1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1NE52J5X
Thanks for the overwhelming number of replies. This car is finally fixed. It was a costly learning experience. Most of the replies referred to problems with the lifters. We removed them and cleaned them and the car ran well afterward. There was one lifter tha...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R2X
thanks to Mark from Minnesota the problem was wires just below alt . the loom that ckp wires are in is also wraped in silver heat tape . the heat tape looked fine and the loom was in it's little wire loom retainers but when i felt the loom it felt crunchy i pu... Trouble codes: P0339.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L rear prop shaft speed sensor VIN: 1GCEK19T73
well i received an over whelming replies that stated to reflash transfer case control module per tsb.upon closer review of some data i found i had over looked this tsb[stupid human].so i verified my signal at tcm and sent vehicle to dealer for update,custome...
2007 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, No power VIN: 1GBC4C1987
The truck is not fix due to us not having the manual so until then, I will post what I have learn. First thanks to Frank and the rest of the guys for giving me such information. The catalytic convertor thing is called a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)and is ... Trouble codes: P2463 (Undocumented), P244B (Undocumented), P2033 (Undocumented), P0546 (Undocumented).
1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L compressor VIN: 1C3HC56F3S
Thank you all who took the time to reply! The responses were almost all the same. Look twards the pressure transducer. I hooked up the scan tool to read the psi. One minute it would show 0 psi the next 400 psi. Occasionally it would read in the 30's. When it d...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Lighting VIN: 2C8GF68474
thanks for replies, as mentioned-the main problem was no exterior indicators, I had said the drl goes out when activated, many posts told me this was correct, checked the powers grounds to bcm and replace bcm, it was a used car lot whom bought at auction, and...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L mode door actuator VIN: 2B3HD46R02
COuldn't obtain much information on this circuit, So as was suggested I took it apart. By taking the circuit board of the selector switch out I could see that only one of two connectors was for the mode & temp doors, the other connector is strictly for the fan...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Misfire VIN: 3B7KF23602
Changed injection pump and installed new lift pump, thanks for all the responses. The truck runs great. Trouble codes: P1690.
2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9L transfer case VIN: 1D7GG16X73
an iatn member posted input which made me take a second look at my wiring.what i found was tranny had been r&r in past guess what some one forgot to unplug? encoder motor wires were pulled apart causing a short at transfer case mode sensor. note all my wirin...
2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L exterior lights VIN: 3D7MX48C47
Those of you that suspected the trailer wiring were right on. After careful questioning we found that the owner was towing a trailer at the time of the accident. The wiring connector was compromised. Once repaired everything worked fine. Thanks to all.
1964 Ford Cobra replic 460CID Poor Fuel Economy,
My many thanks to all that responded! I have decided to set up both carbs different and make the driver pull a plug after the first day! 5000 feet of altitude is a big change for a carb. And it is something we take for granted in this age of fuel injection!Th...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHX26F3V
We got some really great replies on this problem. All of you guys really know your stuff.We performed the injector buzz test that Chris from California told us to do. It gave us a good starting point as injectors did not buzz. James from Ohio sent us an awesom... Trouble codes: P1663 (FDCS Circuit Fault), P0470 (Exhaust pressure sensor fault), P1705 (Not in P or N during KOEO/KOER).
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L engine\pcv VIN: 1FAFP663XX
Thanks to tom for the help. At idle there was a small amount of oil mist coming from the breather tube due to blowby. I poured some seafoam down the cylinders and let sit overnight. After clearing it all out the blowby was greatly reduced. I am pretty sure th...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNW21P73
Customer took the truck to the dealer. dealer says it was a bad fuel pump. some diode goes out in the pump and will cause the check engine light code. The pcm monitors power to the pump so I thought maybe it was a relay. I wonder if the pcm monitors the ampera... Trouble codes: P0232 (fuel pump circuit in active), P0266 (cylinder inbalance cylinder 2).
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, engine performance VIN: 3FAFP37303
Once again I would like to thank everybody that offered help. IATN is allways ready to lend a hand. This posting was for a friend that has limited resources but I am glad to say that we hadthe tech check the valve clearances and they were not spec. seeing how... Trouble codes: P0750 (Shift Solenoid A Circuit Failure).
2003 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L contols VIN: 1GHDT13S73
I have tried the relearn procedure but the dash vents are still inop. It looks like the problem is the mode actuator door as some of you stated. I will have the dealer diagnose this. I replaced the abs module & reflashed. Thank you for the info.
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L MIL Lamp on, black smoke VIN: 1GTHK23284
This lovely thing beat me up good. I made an interim fix of soldering a 2k resistor between the MAF signal and the MAF signal return line which dropped the reading on the voltmeter (and scan voltage pid) to 1.1 volts and 44gps scan reading of MAF. This elimi... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF Performance).
1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ6673X
Hello group: James, Winston,Chris and Leopoldo and others replied to help request. The answer to my question about whether the evap shut valve is energized with the key is turned on is no. The solenoid is only on when the pcm decides to sheck the evap system.... Trouble codes: P1456.
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L climate control VIN: 0HKRL08922
i want to thank paul from tenn. and steve from cali because they were both right. put in resister for blower motor and compressor came on.
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJNX2748S
Thanks to everyone who helped us this one, after replace the transmission valve body flush the system clear memories test drive the car & its all good
2003 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L Vibration VIN: SALNE222X3
A set of front axels fixed the thing.I guess there is no good way to confirm this with out removing the axels from the truck. Once I got the axels out it was clear they were the problem. Thanks for taking the time to respond. John
2005 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVHP84C35
I was told that there may be differences in the California Emissions engine, and the Federal. There are internal differences that can be changed just by switching a couple sensors, like I was informed by the place I received the engine from. I have sent the e... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP Sensor Curcuit Malfunction).
1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L starter VIN: WDBGA51E3R
Thanks to all. It was as we all expected. The starter wiring harness fixed it. I was pretty wure it would I was just interested in any other little Mercedes gremlins that someone might have had an experience with.
1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L No Start VIN: 4M2XV11T1X
This van had a used ECM setting on the floor but I was not sure if it was correct . The ECM that was in it had just been rebuilt . I was pretty sure I had a ECM problem so I stuck the used one in and have put 100 miles on the van my self with no more problems ...
2000 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZU86P5Y
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Water Outlet VIN: 1G3NL52T9X
I have not repiared this vehicle, the customer did get a new water outlet and we checked everything again and did not see anything that should cause the problem. I do expect her back in 4 to 6 weeks.
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Fuel Pump VIN: 1G3NLIZEXC
Hello All This one is fixed. Most of my replies were right on, it was a voltage drop causing my trouble. Where the connector goes through the floor, the pin for fuel pump power was corroded. I could not light a headlamp with jumper wires at the connector...
2005 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L cruise VIN: 1G2NE52E25
well guys as luck would have this morning another grand am came in needing a clockspring. i took cruise switches off that one tried it on this one and guess what, cruise works fine but scanner still says inhibit via abs?thanks to michel and kasey for their inp...
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Engine idle Check engine light VIN: JT4VN13D2M
Thank you so much for your replies!! I think most of you hit it on the head. But we havnt had the truck back so we havnt been able to check it. Thanks again for your help!!!
1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T1BF12B7V
We renewed the Magnetic clutch relay and cleaned the ground connection at the right side kick panel. Had some great replys check the clutch gap, check for evaporator freeze up, temp sensor in evaporator case, check temp. sensor on bottom of comp.(wasnt one on ...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBB61C6W
The purge flow was found to weak. After cleaning out the line and the purge valve, the flow became much stronger. Code P0440 did not reappear anymore. I also confirm the repair by checking mode 6 TID and CID. Harry Trouble codes: P0440 (Evaporative control malfunction).
1980 Volvo 242 DL 2.1L No Start VIN: VC24245A11
well it is running. it is hard to start cold but runs ok once it is running. restarts fine once warm. customer doesnt want to pursue it any further. once again thanks to all who replied. Im not sure what it was. maybe I just figured out how to start it. thanks...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS576W1
Thanks to all that replied, I tested the cam and crank sensors with DSO, they looked normal and was ready to investigate Rhett's suggestion that the cam timing might be off when the customer called and advised he was taking car and trading it in on a new one. ... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire cyl 2), P0304 (misfiore cyl 4), P0305 (misfire cyl 5).
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