× Auto Repair Pros Member Benefits TechHelp Knowledge Base Forums Resources My iATN Marketplace Chat Pricing About Us Join Industry Sponsors Video Members Only Repair Shops Auto Pro Careers Auto Pro Reviews
Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for August 27, 2008
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for All Makes and Models
Help Request Answers
1990 Audi Coupe Quattro 20v 2.3L No Start VIN: WAUGD08B7L
Hi all. Thanks for your help. This car has been around. First the owner did not change the timing belt and it broke. He then took the head off himself and had the head checked and repaired. Then he put it back together himself and it wouldn't start. He has h...
2006 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDL74F96
We don't have VIN specific scan tool for an 06. Past experience has show the check valves& vac.lines as major issues when only one bank envolved. Any help would be appreciated. V. Trouble codes: P0491 (Secodary air issue. Bank1)
1993 BMW 320i 2.0L Misfire VIN: WBACB22090
Intermittent hard start. Engine cranks approx 2 seconds, then begins to fire, but sounds like spark is too advanced. Engine then runs roughly ( 4 cylinders ). I found coils 3 and 5 inop. Engine runs like this until switched off.If engine is restarted immediate...
1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L door locks VIN: 4USCH7325V
good afternoon bmw techs.this z3 has an alpine alarm system that is supplied by bmw.the problem is that i can arm and disarm the system but the power door locks no longer work when arming or disarming system.the power door locks work with the key.the alarm mod...
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4GD22K5S
This car is new to my shop. The only history I have is as stated (transmission work and water pump recent). Car was dropped off after hours, with complaint of intermittent stumble/stall and mil coming on.Scan tool had P0341 and P0342 in history, none current. ... Trouble codes: P0342 (cmp signal circuit), P0341 (cam crank sync error)
1997 Buick Skylark Limited 2.4L low/no braking force to front VIN: 1G4NJ52TXV
we have no or low braking force to front wheels. rear brakes work good and the car will 'sit' in the rear while braking normally. no abs codes were found. driving the car with abs system disconnected does not change anything. we are investigating brake master ...
2008 Buick Lucerne CXL 3.8L ride comfort VIN: 1G4HD57268
Customer is complaining in a difference in the ride quality between their two, 2008 Lucernes. I have only driven the one with the "rough" ride, which, in my opinion, feels pretty good. multiple drivers of these vehicles have all commented on the difference. I ...
1999 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KE54Y5X
Vehicle came in for crank, no start. Please read entire entry, as i have performed many tests. B2750 and U1255 are hard codes in the IPC and U1255 in the SIR. I have good key with correct code. I have good resistance from pellet at ipc terminals and during cra... Trouble codes: B2750, U1255, P1631
1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No crank VIN: 1G1YY6782G
Cust has intermittent no crank/no start. No codes, when this condition happens battery voltage goes below 10volts according to dash/digital voltage gauge, I jump starter enable relay car will crank and start runn rough, sometimes will just crank w/no start, so...
1986 Chevrolet S10 2.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCBS14RXG
we could use your help. we replaced electric fuel pump on a 1986 chev.s10 truck.after the repair was made the gas gauge became erratic when brakes are applied.we dropped the tank again,& replaced fuel tank sending unit (same results) we checked grounds @ tank...
1989 Chevrolet P20 Step-Van 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GBKP32K7K
Customer brought this to me on the hook after he worked on it himself (yeah !!!). It came in crank no start. after we repaired the wiring to the control module it will run poorly and idle will surge like there is a vacuum leak. there are only 4 vacuum ports on...
1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall
I got a real head scatcher here...this car came in for a very hard start condition and would die when step on gas pedal...when I finally got the car started to drive into shop noticed A/C compressor run all the time , wont shut off...This car is very hard to s...
1994 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L cruise control VIN: 1GCEC19K9R
I cant get my si program to work and this truck , needs repair on cruse control , will any one help with the diagnostic procedure , does nothing checked fuse and found plug under dash , how do i ohm it out angelo
1989 Chrysler TC Maserati 2.2L power assist VIN: ZC2FP1109K
ok Chrysler guys. Customer brings in this car and it has ABS and some wired looking electric power brake booster. Complaint is hard pedal. ABS lamp is on and red brake lamp is on also. Does anyone know how to get codes and or what to look for. Mitchell has NO ...
1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL55H5V
this alligator crawled into our bays 10 days ago and is eating up all our profits. came in via wrecker. cranks but won't start - but everything i need for it to start appear to be present. we do have an intermittent instrument panel failure problem. could this...
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L ps pump VIN: 2C4GM68485
changed pump 3 months ago, still making noise followed chrysler bleed porcudure still howling like a pig
1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.0L instrument cluster VIN: 2BF4P2536W
ALL HELP WOULD BE APPRICIATED, This vehicle came in with the dash inop, I checked the cluster and the BCM They had no buss codes. I traced the circuts they are o.k. I tried a used BCM and instrument cluster. Still to no avail the inst. will not work. The ligh...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L Stall VIN: 1B4GP54G7Y
very intermittent problem. when stalls it is during or following a turn. cruise light comes on and it either dies or almost does. makes me think cam or crank sensor because of cruise light, but the turning issue baffles me. also seems like always right turn. n...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HU18N64
Fuse #20 (ignition-unlock-run/start) pops when ign. switch turns to crank position. Checked starter through connector with relay removed, cranks fine, but still blows fuse with relay removed in crank position. Suspected ignition switch, substituted known good ...
2004 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1D4GP25B94
Hi Everybody this caravan stalls after a full tank fill up, then after that runs normal. on inspection I found the 5/8" vapor line from the tank to the canister about half full of gas, I belive the canister is loading up and on purge it is flooding the engine ...
1988 Ford Thunderbird Sport 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP61F0J
Hello everybody. Need a quick suggestion. HCs just barely failed Inidana emissions level of 1.40. Current reading 1.75. Have tested everything. Put new EGR, EVP. Readings improved greatly from first test. Any ideas where I can look next? The car is running per...
1993 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1ZVCT22B8P
This vehicle will cut out almost like turning the key switch off then back on when trying to accelerate. This only happens when warm. Vehicle will run fine just after starting up cold, can drive for about 30 seconds then begins to act up. I have been through ...
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X7P
vehcile originally came in running very poor & intermittent hard to start. found heads cracked & leaking coolant into 3 cylinders. replaced engine. vehicle would not start. found no fuel pressure due to cracked pickup/sender tube inside fuel tank. replaced pum...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L abs system VIN: 1FTZX1766W
hello and thanks in advance; this one is a problem child, i replaced the heater core today and once finished i had a abs light it goes through the bulb test, goes off and after about 10 seconds the light comes on, even before the truck is put in to gear my sna...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTZX1768W
hey everyone. i have a problem with this f-150. the truck came to me with a cyl. #2 misfire. evry thing checked ok until a compression test showed that it had none on cyl.#2. pulled the head and found that the valve guide hadcome loose and the valve had mushro...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L1X
Sorry for this one fellow techs, but here we go. Our shop inherited this one from several others and has become a problem child. When it first came in, another tech scanned it(van would not even idle when it came in. He replaced a bad coil(broken) all plugs an...
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L2Y
Hi, Intermittently on normal acceleration, the MIL will come on, the speedometer will stop working, transmission will go in to limp mode and the engine will run terrible, low power, backfires in exhaust and intake on accel, and scanner will lose communication...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP36381
drives fine when driving around town but on highway or heavy throttle lacks power fells like running out of fuel took pressure reading - is in spec we now there is a recall for the fuel pump we put in a after market pump before we new about the recall still ra...
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XL 6.8L fan clutch VIN: 1FBSS31S31
Does anyone have or knows the specifications for fan clutch engagement on this vehicle? (Temp, Rpm, VSS?) Ac pressures are 40 x 250 psi at hot idle with fan clutch engaged, disengaged the hi pressure will rise to 300+ and vent temperature will increase notice...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L A/C System VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
Hey guys, This truck came in with the complaint that while he's pulling a trailer and accelerating and has the engine under a load, the A/C shuts off and as soon as he slows down (like coming into a town) the A/C kicks back on. I don't have much info because ...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L pats system VIN: 1FAFP34P63
Hello guys 2 days ago someone replaced the lock cylinder because it would not turn. Now the vehicle will not start it wont even crank. we have 2 codes b2103 tranceiver circuit fault and b1213 antitheft number of programmed keys below minumum. I would like to k...
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U83
truck came from other shop they repalce s/pluges wires/ign coil/both o2 sensor (befor cat)cleand injectors.I first smoke truck when it was cold and it leak at intake gaskets so they were replace did not fix the broblem replace maf sensor did fix the broblem. m... Trouble codes: 301 (302 -), 302 (304 -), 304 (303 -), 303 (testing and results)
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVX12524
Greetings all! We have a little bit of a problem with this 150 that we could use some help on. We did a R&R on the heads and got this thing back together and now it will hardly run. We did not remove the cam sprockets from the cams and the cams are installed i... Trouble codes: P0021, P0345
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L abs VIN: 1FTRW14WX5
This F150 at times while driving over 45mph the customer says that it sounds like the abs motor runs and then the left front wheel will start to lock up then at once it will lock up. Customer will come to a stop then start again and then it will be fine. Note:...
1997 GMC K1500 Suburban SLT 5.7L brake pedal VIN: 1GKFK16R3V
We do not know where to go next. Why would the brake pedal slowly go to the floor when you are pushing the brake pedal.The only thing we have not changed are the rear wheel cyliners and the front calipers. Any ideas and or help would be appericated.
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13S82
Hey Guys, This vehicle came in about a month ago with this code,cleared out code, and a couple weeks later code back again. It passes the diagnosic check test every time I road test, so its very intermitant. Well its back again with same code. Conditions for s... Trouble codes: P0495 (Cooling Fan Speed High)
1997 Honda Prelude 2.2L crankshaft pulley VIN: JHMBB6142V
Once again I need to call out to my fellow techs for some assistance. This Honda has been plaguing us ever since we did the timing belt, seals and waterpump. As you can see by the vehicle history the crank pulley has now fallen off twice and the crank seal has...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES26772
Hey Guys and Gals, I have a 2002 Honda Civic EX with the 1.7L SOHC VTEC motor that throws a code 303 (Misfire cylinder 3). The light illuminates after about 20 miles or so of driving. No real hesitation is felt. There is a slight inconsistancy at idle every o... Trouble codes: 303 (Misfire Cylinder 3)
2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCM66313
Car was a tow in, customer complained about a no-start situation. Had the computer on and pulled the codes up. Thought it could possibly be the Map or throttle sensor, so i had unplugged them and the car started. Then plugged the sensors back and had NO Thrott... Trouble codes: P2122, P2127, P0107, P0117, P2222, P2627
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C12
Good afternoon, This Hyundai was towed in for fail to start. Pulled codes and recovered a PO335 and PO336, both crank sensor codes. Started running chart from Mitchell and discovered no 5 volt reference to crank sensor. Checked for short to ground from crank s...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L TCC solenoid VIN: KM8SC73D53
Hi guys, I got this car with check engine light on, P1529 mfr ctrl spd P0741B tcc perf or stuck I understand the customer is been having this problem for some time, I pull the codes and alldata don't show any information to diagnose this problem and I wonder...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L light on,runs fine VIN: SAJEA7IC04
Test drove vehicle after replacing Map,ran fine.chk engine light came on but this time [...] rail pressure sensor circuit range/performance according to scanner definition. alldata gives no description for code or diagnostic procedure---any help would be g...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L interior and exterior lights VIN: 1J4GW58NX1
Hi everbody. This vehicle is my wife's car. About two weeks ago I was leaving for work and when I opened the door to the garage the jeep was there with all the exterior lights on including the headlights. I figured my wife had the switch in the wrong position ...
2004 Kia Rio 1.6L overdrive VIN: KNADC125X4
when I first start the car the overdrive cancel button works the light. after it upshifts the lite goes out and it won't go into overdrive. it doesn't slip, it just won't upshift. have lab scoped at sensor and don't have a pattern. on the green/orange wire I h...
2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: KNADC12524
this is a used car that our dealership sold. customer is complaining of stalling, poor acceleration and surging at idle. i have test drove the vehicle several times and cannot duplicate condition. any commons on this based on complaint, fuel pump or maf sensor...
2001 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD18271
we have this 2001 is 300 we replaced the fuel cap because it a had bad seal we thought that would do it,but no luck, i have check for any leaks with snap-on evap tester and none found ive check solenoid under hood purge and checked for disconnected hoses,i bel... Trouble codes: P0440
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L alternator, starter VIN: JMOGF10S10
This car was brought in for a no start. The owner had to go overseas and left the car parked outside of the house for 2 weeks. When he came back, the car wouldn't start. Jump started the car, car started right up, but when he turned the engine off, it wouldn't...
2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, 3 injectors B1not wo VIN: JM3LW28J53
The Catelytic converter B2 was red hot. Customer bought Cat. and O2 sensor from dealer and replaced by himself. We check and found 3 injectors (#4,5,6) B2 are not working. Have power(pulse)to injectors.Compression check are OK. After replaced injectors we get ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple misfire), P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4), P0306
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C73
This is my wifes car. The check engine light came on the other day so I pulled the codes. There really is not much info on these codes in my solus scanner. It idles rough and will stall every now and again. I have checked for vacuum leaks with a smoke machine ... Trouble codes: P2177, P2187
1998 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Misfire VIN: 6MMAP47P5W
Car came in with a miss, uder load mostly Code PO 300 . It would miss sometimes at idle. the customer had someone else put wires ,plugs,cap,rotor on it. Found a vaccum leak at right side of intake. replaced lower and upper intake gaskets. NOW IT RUNS WORSE THA... Trouble codes: P00, 300 (cylinder missfire)
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Mechanical VIN: JN8DR09Y92
Vehicle came in w/ leaking head gasket. Replaced both gaskets, new head bolts, timing chain- guides, etc. Ran for a short period,but rough. Now i have a whole bunch of codes & a no start. Codes are follows: P1490- VC/V bypass valve circuit wrong volt P1610- NA...
2003 Nissan Altima 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BL11DX2
I have already replaced the throttle body assembly and the pedal assembly. Has been to the dealer to get idle programmed. I have done a few movies when the problem happens but I can't find a glitch on shopstream. I read all the forum post w/ P2138 DTCs and fee... Trouble codes: P2138 (APP Sensor 2 Ckt)
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Number of Keys VIN: 1N4AL11D45
I sometimes do some investigative work (mechanical anaylsis etc. )for insurance companies on auto theft claims. Does anyone know if OEM Nissan software will give me the number of learned transponder keys in the anti-theft system? This is a great help on theft ...
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L Electronic VIN: 1G3WX52H7X
customer came in with a/c not cooling at all. charged a/c, added dye, now the right side blows cold, left (driver) blows lukewarm. we replaced the blend door actuator, no help. same with the control head. when we turn the key on, the actuator goes through the ...
1999 Pontiac Bonneville SSE 3.8L Interior lights VIN: 1G2HZ52K4X
This is a weird one. Have been to Mitchell Manual and GM service information site. GM site had at least a test for several types of problems with BCM lights. This one, interior lights stay on after door is shut. They dont dim out either when driven. Lights sta...
2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L ABS Module VIN: 1GMDX03E2Y
Customer opted to take car home and bring back after the holiday weekend, said that he felt comfortable driving it in town without ABS. He drove it about 2 miles to his office and when he pulled onto the lot the brake pedal dropped to the floor. He brought it ...
2003 Porsche 911 GT2 3.6L spark plugs VIN: WP0AB29903
Vehicle is in for 48k inspection, according to the manual the spark plugs are to be changed on the turbo vehicles. How on earth are you supposed to get them out? Do I need to remove the turbo's? Or does the engine have to come out for this service. Please also...
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L No communication VIN: YS3ED45EXX
Car will not pass NYS inspection due to no communication from OBDII connector. Can communicate with all bus systems using Tech 2. Have tried 3 different OBDII scan tools and all don't communicate. The rest of this post is for hardcore Saab techs. I have scoure...
2000 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Stall VIN: YS3DF75KXY
data stream cold: idle cal load 31.3 ectc 114 f ltft -1.5 map 12.6 rpm 1242 spk adv 8 iat 77 maf .775 02 b-1 .550 with snap throttle cold engine on comming down will keep comming down until it dies restarts no problem symptom goes away when 1/2 warm it appea...
2000 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: YS3EF48Z9Y
Hi Everyone. Thanks in advance for your help. I've got an odd problem with this Saab 9-5. It came to us with an intermittent crank but no start. The condition seems to occur when the car is cold and has been sitting for a minimum of several hours. The Check E... Trouble codes: P1460 (Immobilizer Active)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
1998 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4UA3640W
Thanx for the help with this fix, it was instrumental. Fix was the bank 1 O2 sensor. Before repairs I noticed that the voltage was aprox 0.00 and when goosing throttle it would never go past .3V, bank 2 would vary but somewhat sluggish. I did however talk t... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2005 Acura RSX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DC54845
2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Hesitation VIN: TRUUT28N91
thanks to all of you who took the time out of your day to respond to my help request sorry it took so long. on my last update i informed all of you that i had a fairly bad leak on the hose junction block on tte passenger side of intake manifold.replaced the wh... Trouble codes: P1556 (mfg [...] boost psi regulation control limit not reached).
2004 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAULT68E54
Thanks for the reply's techs. Yes indeed this car needed a flywheel and clutch assy. After doing some more research on dual mass flywheels I understand what shakes. The clutch surface was off center. It is separate from the engine driven piece of the flywheel...
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L asc VIN: WBAGJ8326V
Thanks to all who responded I replace choke valve With a fault stored, the command will not work (Scott from Missouri) Thanks
1997 BMW 328i 2.8L rear widow VIN: WBABK8329V
Rear windows are controlled by a relay box mounted under the body control module. It had stayed on and burnt both window motors.
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB33561
I smoked tested again with no leaks found, cleaned maf, replaced cam sensor bank 1 for the 113 code, reset adaptations and road tested and all seems to be ok only time will tell...thanks to all that helped...iatn is the best!!! Trouble codes: 26 (lean mixture adaptation bank 1), 113 (cam sensor bank 1 signal fault).
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L cooling fan VIN: WBAAN374X1
After exhausting our component testing options, we finally wound up replacing the cooling fan and module. Problem solved. Thanks everyone!
2003 BMW 330i 3.0L drain tube VIN: WBAEV53493
Thanks to all who replied, drains cleaned, evap de-oderized, customer happy.
1993 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L ride height VIN: 1G4CW53L7P
We got the vehicle back and put in the cheaper shocks as suggested in one of the replies. We had the same results, a very stiff ride. We then disconnected the air shocks and extended the shock 10 times with an air nozzle and then collapsed the shock totally,...
1988 Chevrolet Spectrum 1.5L Stall VIN: J81RG5178J
Well, I'm going to call this one fixed although we're still waiting for our customer to bring us another carb that he has from an identical car. Took the top of the carb off and found contamination and corrosion throughout and enough related crud to choke a ho...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L starter VIN: 3GJC242TS8
thanks to all who answered. i replaced starter . i guess it was shorted
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, eratic gauges VIN: 1GNEC13Z52
I would like to say thank you to all the replies I had on my wife's Tahoe. I know time is hard to come by to deal with other peoples problems. The way I type it could be days. I did not say that the ignition switch was my first thought on this issue. I guess I... Trouble codes: B2647, U1064, U1096.
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L a/c system VIN: 1GNDT13S33
mode acuator was stuck closed I opened it up and now it works.
2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L cluch command
Did'nt have very good diagraum from alldata since my printer is onop. could figure since Steve helped that command from pcm was not ther, but intermitant. replaced both Hp & Lp swithes/sensors as alldata calls e'm that got wierd, no cammand fron master, gyna...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Unknown VIN: 1GCHK23285
The truck is finally fixed. After talking myself into removing the valve body, which was very easy by the way, I located the E shift valve which was stuck in a mid position. I removed the valve deburred it with 2000 grit paper cleaned it reassembled and sure e...
1995 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Speedometer VIN: 1B3ES42C4S
thanks to all that helped i found the bad soder joint on the connector coming into the cluster and resodered them and the cluster works fine now thank for the help and the saved money
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HF16Y4X
Well i guess sometimes the basics are what fixes these things... i dont like to throw parts at cars but i decided to throw a crank sensor at it and WHAM completely different truck... runs like a brand new truck... it was wierd that i was getting a crank signal...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L air bag VIN: 1B7MF3364X
Thanks to everyone who replied. This one was tough, we finaly got it fixed. The problem was a failed airbag module.
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B7HF13Y9X
Love these Chryslers.Problem resolved.After disconnecting trans main plug to eliminate lockup with no differance.I also changed PCM with exact match # no differance.I decided to change the Crank sensor.I had wiggle tested it,checked plug for continuity and sca...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Rear brakes VIN: 1B7HF16Y51
Thanks everyone for all the great answers. upon further inspection we found the rear brake drums were indeed glazed.We turned the drums to de-glaze and installed better quality brake shoes.This fixed the problem.You guys were right on the money thanks again.
2005 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L front control module VIN: 1D8HB48N45
The awnser is no!! Installed new fcm and would still not program. sent to dealer. They told me they had to reconfigure their scan tester,replace FCM and PCM and then program those modules while leaving the other modules disconnected(ICM etc) Bottom line is don...
1990 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Light VIN: 2FTHF26HXL
Sorry for the delay, I finally got the customer to bring this one back. The problem was corrosion on the master cylinder level switch connector. I don't know why it didn't set a code or turn on the red brake light, but cleaning that connector and verifying a g...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L engine VIN: 1FTZF1720W
This truck had 1 wheel in the junkyard, but against customer request to stop work we removed fuel rail and it was full of sh*t, cleaned all injectors truck ran very well, so big fat invoice printed and customer is happy as a clam. Thanks for all the ideas...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Oil dip tube broken in block VIN: 1FTNF21L5X
I want to say thank you to everyone who responded. The general concensus was to remove it somehow and I will tell you what we did. We used a 3/8 inch self tapping screw about 1 1/2 long and threaded it in about 3/4 of the way. Next we got under it and tappe...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cooling VIN: 1FTWX32F4Y
I apologize for the long wait to post a fix. This vehicle was not in town and had to wait for it for further checking. The fix was the condenser had a lot of leaves and dust, blocking the flow of air. As a lot of ya''ll mentioned and was not a surprised to ya'...
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L thumps on accel VIN: 3FAFP3135Y
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. The fix was replacing the right axle. The inner joint was a bit worn. All fixed and out the door. Thanks Ron
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDXF46P83
Thank you all that replyed. I fionly found it to be a pin hole behind the water pump. It had to have psi on the cover before it would leake. Hope this helps someone else one day. Thank you again. Jerry
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Alternator VIN: 2FAFP71W05
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L engine
Hellow Guys thanks a lot for all the information received most of the input received pointed to the ICP sensor or the HP pump cover I've even spoken to a ford dealer tech and said had to remove fenders and cab to properly do it! .So I sent the customer to the ...
1995 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Reservoir VIN: 1GDHK33F5S
I would like to thank all of you who took the time to answer my call for help. We removed the T-stat and belt from the water pump then started the engine. Right away we observed bubbles coming from the left side of the runner. Removed heads and found the left ...
2002 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L abs VIN: 1GKFK66U12
Well, oh well, oh well. It doesn't surprise me why not many replied. I had literally did just about everything one could do. I walked away from the truck about 10 am this morning and did some other things. After lunch I decided to go back to it. The first thin...
2004 GMC Canyon SLE 3.5L 2-3up shift VIN: 1GTDT13614
special thanks to the 4 replies. between extended warranty and customer who would not pay for trans disassy. i told customer to go to dealer. i don't need another headache.
1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JHMCA5542K
THanks for all the replys,I had tried disconnecting the egr and it made no change.The customer didnt want me to spend any more time on this problem and picked up the car.He said he would bring it back if it got worse. Thanks for all the replys and after the t...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Surge VIN: 1HGEM21902
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on, #4 missfire VIN: KMHJW35F24
o.k. guys here it goes summary. vehicle was a used car lot purchase. irony from axed auto sales.korean car.korean owner,very little broken english.so much for diversity.ALL REPLIES APPRECIATED !!!most of you guys nailed it. engine was apart recently just that ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random miss fire), P0302 (2 missfire), P0304 (4 missfire), M1SC, ENG, HWY.
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L boggs on acc VIN: JNKCA31AX1
Thank you for your help all This one is fixed. The MAF sensor fixed the prob. When I checked the old on on the veh with the lab scope it seemed to respond well although it would only rise up so high. So if you are having a prob like this keep in mind that t... Trouble codes: P0135.
2001 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L Timing Belt VIN: 4S2CK58D71
Well, we never could get rid of the noise. We tried a goodyear timing belt like Marty suggested. We had already gotten all of our timing components from the dealer, so I assume we had all the most updated parts. The lady had just bought the vehicle from a loca...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L compression spec VIN: SAJGX2745V
ran a leak down test and found 40% by the piston rings, still waiting to see what cust. wants to do. thanks for the info.
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S6R
Well friends, I didn't get the info that pointed me in the right direction to fix this vehicle's problem from IATN. It came from a referral out of a shop next door that I also consulted. The shop that gave me the fix is a Jeep only shop and the fix was not one...
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next