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1998 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L abs VIN: WAUBG74D5W
ABS light is on, brake light is flashing, scanned for codes, code 00283 Wheel speed sensor, code FL-G47 open curcuit/short with power. Which sensor is this? And what are the specs for the sensor? Thanks
2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L transmission VIN: WAUED54BXY
We replaced the torque converter at the beginning of the year due to T/C codes, customer sold the car andthe new customer notice a trans leak under the car between the engine and bell housing, his mechanic said the torque convert seal was leaking. We replaced ...
2004 Audi TT Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUWF28NX4
Car has no adverse performance issues.Get VAG code 17550-Load Calculation cross check: Lower limit exceeded.P1142-002- Lower limit exceeded intermittant.Replaced MAF with new o.e. part,smoke tested, cleared codes, relearned basic idle adaptation. Car came back... Trouble codes: 17550 (load calculation cross checklower limit exceeded), P0102 (maf or volume airflow a circuit low)
1992 BMW 525i 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBAHD6315N
Car has a misfire in cylinder 1. Found injector not geting signal from pcm. Question is can we swap pcm with a used one with out reprogramming.
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAM3342Y
Good morning everyone I have an 00 bmw 323i that was towed in for no start. The customer said that it ran fine until the drive belt broke and after he replaced the belts the car will now start and immediately stall just like you shut off the ignition. I cant f...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABM5349Y
Well today I got a BMW sensor this time and the customer is going to drop the car off tomorrow night so I can have a cold morning start and warm up. My questions to you guys is: Is there an update on the software for these early E46 models? Why is this code sh... Trouble codes: 65 (Intake cam sensor fault)
2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABS33482
This vehicle runs good actually except for the CEL light coming on and the traction light flashing at take off. The ABS set the 5e19 code as listed. The engine codes are as shown. mainly it is running lean and everything under the hood is like new. No oil leak... Trouble codes: 5E19 (Can data fault from DME/DDE), 227 (fuel trim lean b1), 228 (fuel trim lean b2), 211 (IAC Mechanical fault)
2005 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Seat back lock VIN: WBABW53455
This car came in with the airbag warning light on after testing with Auto Logic we had 2 codes 115 and 116 which state seat back lock faulty . There is no further info in Alldata or Mitchell to repair this system only to reset after repair , has anyone had any...
1988 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4HR54C3J
This car comes in with an intermittent misfire w/cold. Tested fuel injector flow, ignition wire and plug and took compression, all in good condiotion. This condition does clear up after about 5min of driveing and then drives great. Its only on #5 cly. I have r...
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1G4HP52K9V
this gauge always sits on 1/4 or full. we have no reference voltage at signal wire to sender. should have 5 volts. go to ecm to test for voltage and there is no wire at connector hole listed in alldata. tsb about updated diagrams and diagnostics appears to not...
1998 Buick Regal 25th Anniversary Edition 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G4WF5218W
at cruise in od and go up slight incline and don't accel it will misfire if you then give it throttle and trans shift down and rpm goes up symptom goes away. i have no codes and o2 maf and tps sft look fine . at cruise or from a stand still you can floor it an...
2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L ignition key VIN: 2G4WS52JX1
1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCDK14K4L
I have this 90 chev truck that was towed in yesterday after dieing on the freeway. It had a bad fuel pump. Installed new pump & filter. Now have fuel to TBI but no start. There is power to the injectors and power to the PCM. Injector resistance is 1.6 ohms, Mi...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Temperature VIN: 1GTEK14K1P
After the water pump started leaking and was replaced by another shop, this truck started acting up. When you start it and drive it just a couple of miles, the temperature guage rapidly climbs to maximum, stays there for about 30 seconds, then quickly drops to...
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L abs module VIN: 1GCGK24NOS
the brake pedal is firm the first time you hit the pedal then the pedal fades away to nothing . tried to bleed the hyd system to no avail.any help with a different procedure would be greatly helpful. this is a kelsey hayes system. snapon scanner said to open i...
1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L oddometer VIN: 1G1YY22P7T
Ok all you corvette techs I have this 1996 corvette battery went dead car sat for year or more replace battery no start dianosed & replace ccm learned key code car starts oddometer reads no vin I have a tech 2 and tis 2000 I can read ccm data & inputs but not ...
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDM19W0V
PLEASE READ BEFORE RESPONDING WITH SOMETHING I ALREADY CHECKED. THANKYOU IN ADVANCE! This van came to me from a machinest friend of mine. It was a no start about 2 months ago in his driveway. He called me asked for help thought it was an injector. Got it towed...
1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G1NE52J3X
This vehicle has a severe sag, chuggle, misfire on acceleration from a stop. This occurs only when the engine is cold and in open loop. After it goes into closed loop, it runs fine. I checked for vacuum leaks (none found), I also checked the air tube from the ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire Detected)
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L radio VIN: 1GNET16S03
We have a base radio system, no amp, no remote audio system that the tweeters only work when the vehicle is cold. After the vehicle sits in the sun and warms up to roughly 70 the radio works fine. Vehicle does not have steering wheel control for the radio and ...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC24U95
Vehicle came in for check engine light on and engine overheating. Found to have a bad fan clutch and evap vent valve--replaced and retested good. Now on to the Random missfire P0300. Miss fire detected on all cylinders, fuel trims look good, no vacuum leak fro... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire detected), P0455 (evap syst. leak large), P0496 (evap syst. flow during non purge)
2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L valve seals VIN: 1C3EL46R52
This customer did not pass emmessions for visable smoke. It is smoking blue a bit on acceleration. I am wondering if this chrysle/mitsubishi has a history of valve seal problems? Any info about tsb's would be great, I did not find any on the mitchell. Has anyo...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Differential VIN: JHLRD4563X
Having a problem with this vehicle, that I only got it to happen once... When driving in reverse on a slight incline the rear tires just spin, I am leaning more to a trans problem, but I can't duplicate enough to test and verify. Any help on this issue would b...
1992 Dodge Stealth 3.0L Hard start VIN: JB3XD44S3N
Thanks in advance to anyone reading or replying to this post. What I have here is a Stealth that at present will not prime up the fuel pump on KOEO. tested MPI relay and found White/Red pin 66 of control unit not latching relay on KOEO. ( you can ground...
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7FL36X02
Help Dodge techs.I'm a 22.yr GM fuel/electrical guy and have just moved into new job as college auto instructor.Have a very intermittent Dodge that another instructor owns and runs great for me on every road test.Appearantly it will cut out,pop under hood,almo...
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation, Lack of power VIN: WD5WD64243
This vehicle will not go above 1800 RPMs at times. I thought it was an EGR valve problem. It seems to go into a default mode. So I replaced the EGR valve. $700 + . The problem seems to come and go at will. One day it acts up bad. The next It runs perfect for 2...
2005 Dodge Magnum R/T 5.7L Noise VIN: 2D8GV58275
hi guys bit of a troublesum noise coming from rear left of vehicle but noise sounds up high almost in shock area of floor we have replaced rear shocks and mounts which are really not mounts like struts would have all bushings, arms ,stab links etc all seem fin...
2005 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L integrated power mod VIN: 1D4HD58D85
The integrated power module is dropping the voltage to the fuel pump. My question is, will bypassing the module by connecting the wire (db/or)from the fuel pump relay to wire (db/or) to the fuel pump cause any other problem? I connected them together and it st...
1993 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L No Start VIN: 1GH9573FP3
Alright all you ford techs i hope you can help. First of all i appologize for the incorrect V.I.N. anyway, i have this 1993 econoline van with a straight six which was prediagnosed by a friend of a friend. The van would intermittently stall and restart after f...
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L engine VIN: 3FALP15P3V
Custer brought car in complained of sticking throttle. Car stalls when shifting from netural to drive, from drive to netrual idles up to 1800 rpm and slowley comes back down. Scanned no codes. Checked for vaccum leaks,all systems on scanner look to be ok.does ...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L fourth gear VIN: 1FAFP52UXX
This was a simple engine swap, that we have done a hundred times. This time the engine came with a complete engine harness and nothing had been cut so it was a simple plug in. The car now will not go into overdrive. it has a AXOD trans with a 3.0 U engine. Du...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Won't Upshift VIN: 1FAFP56SXY
About 2 weeks ago, only P0401 code, didn't have time to fix yet, but last night, customer called with problem with transmission not shifting out of second, a/c not working, and poor drivability. Scanned computer, and noticed multiple codes (stated below). Seem... Trouble codes: P0743, P0750, P0755, P0760 (Transmission Sensor Problems), P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161 (O2 Sensor Problems), P0401 (Insufficient EGR Flow), P1451 (Evap System Vent Control Circuit Fault)
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L integrated wheel end actuator VIN: 1FMFU18LX3
Between 45 and 70mph get a rattle from left front wheel,if i disconnect solenoid or drive in awd noise is not there,i cannot find any information on how this system works.Please any information would be great.
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.3L idot lights VIN: 1FAFP36253
hello techs when the car sits parked the oil pressure,air bag,and door ajar lights glow and flicker. when this happens the remote will not function-lock or unlock. everything works correctly other than that. could this be a gem module problem? i have no known ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L engine VIN: 1FTSW30P24
need some power stroke help. engine had major oil leak. diagnoised & replace icp. cleaned engine & trans. test drove & ran vehicle. major oil leak gone. truck left spot in shop floor over night. moved truck & ran engine 15 minutes, left another small spot. cle...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L spark plug VIN: 1FTPX14564
Well it was bound to happen sooner or later. I've done more of these than I can count, removing frozen plugs that is, and here I am with one broken in the head. Of course it broke flush leaving a full load of porcelain, leaving me no room to tap and remove the...
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FMZU67K14
hello i am stuck on this one any help will be appriciated vehicle came in for rough idle found plugs worn and heavy carbon build up so replaced plugs and did induction injection seemed to be better now back with a rough idle and fuel trims out the fuel trims a...
2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L brake light VIN: 1FTRF14W35
this is a information only posting. the truck is fixed but would like to give information to others. We found the wires that plug into the instrument cluster to be loose. information in alldata said not to unplug conector or instrument cluster may need reprogr...
2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRX12W65
Hello all, I've got this Ford here, and am having issues finding the solution-which is why I'm posting... Once the vehicle is hot, the idle quality is rough, and seems to be lower than one would expect (630-660rpms).I've been told by Ford the idle speed sho...
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U95
P0451, My 2006 Mitchell doesn't cover this one. I have found that this code relates to fuel tank pressure sensor offset. I can't find any info to explain exactly what that means. The PID for sensor shows .14v and -18.51 in H2O; doesn't change with fuel cap on ... Trouble codes: P0451 (EVAP system pressure sensor range/performance)
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Head Gaskets VIN: 1FMEU63E26
Hello Every one, I have a 2006 4.0 Explorer here w/ Blown head gasket/Gaskets. Has anyone done head gaskets on one of these?.Is it doable. I have ford cam tool master set and we do a lot of heavy work here but have not torn apart a 4.0 OHC yet.Just looking for...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L noise after shut dow VIN: 1FDSF20P06
Greetings to all, I have this 6.0 rattler that is in for 60k service and CEL. Found code P0299= turbo under boost. Found rusted unison ring=new turbo. And befor anyone responds that this is under warranty. I know. And so dose the customer(they are a boat manuf... Trouble codes: P0299
2001 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: R811900469
as i explaned above this vehicle doesnt have any power. engine never revs up. you can stand on the throttle in park and it will never hit 5,000 rpm. had catalytic converters replaced with no change in performance. vehicle was overheated and blew engine and tra...
1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L 1-2 shift VIN: 4S6CK58W4X
the transmission was serviced (oil and filter), shifter solenoids were replaced ( 3 of them ) no DTC were found or TSB related to this problem transmission still acts the same when is cold for the first 10 minutes and intermittent when is hot with the differen...
1997 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L transmission VIN: KMHJFD24M1
i was driving the car one day and all of a sudden it down shifted to first gear. it does it randomly and it does not matter whether it is dry or wet out, any help would be great thank you.
2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBF0112M
Hey all you Nissan/ Infiniti techs, this one is killing me. Vehicle was towed in because it died while driving down the freeway. There is a tsb out the for cam and crank sensor problems which can lead to this conditon. After verifing customers conern we found ... Trouble codes: 340
1993 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Hesitation VIN: 452CG58VXP
Hey Everyone I Have This Isuzu Rodeo Here Idles Fine As Soon As Its Put In Drive Has Horible Hesitation & Can't Drive At All.Checked Feul Pressure Seems A Little Low 35 PSI At Idle Has Good Volume.Scanned Computer PIDS All Seem Normal & No Codes.Coils & Module...
1998 Jaguar XJR 4.0L No Start
Tryed starting with starter fluid at Mass air flow filter box no run.fuses in trunk all good. If I use power probe to fuse 7 or fuse 15 in trunk this will turn on fuel pumps However still wont start. I tried swapping different relays for fuel pumps and nothing... Trouble codes: 1230 (fuel metering control), 1646 (fuel control computer)
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, spar k knock VIN: 1J4GZ78Y7V
After i had all new exhaust installed, along with both new o2 sensors installed, the convertor code came back,along with spark knock on accel. So i did a full tune up. Plugs,wires,cap,rotor, o.e.pvc valve and fuel filter. I also check for vac leaks,fixed a cou... Trouble codes: P0420
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L convertor VIN: 1J4GW48S6Y
Hello, I'm a transmission rebuilder who recently who is in search of help. Customer's 2000 jeep grand cherokee laredo, (trans:a500/42re Eng:4.0 I6) which we rebuilt the transmission aprox. 22,000 miles ago, recently came back with a torque converter cycling on...
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L MIL Lamp on
Can anyone tell me where the thermostat monitoring sensor is, as the cooling fans on this freelander are on full as soon as you turn on the engine hot or cold. Found two possibles one's, one on the bottom rad hose and one under the inlet manifold next to the t... Trouble codes: P1118 (thermostate monitor sensor)
2004 Lexus LS430 4.3L No Start VIN: JTHBN36F34
This car was towed to us twice for a no start hot. Well as you know it starts when we get to the car, It has no codes and we cannot get it to act up for us. I would like to know if anyone else see or had this problem. I did run the vin for the recall on the fu...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L hydrolic fan VIN: 1LNHM87A72
this vehicle came in complaining of a loud humming noise once vehicle warmed up. the noise appears to be coming from the cooling fan.we added fluid as the reservior was slightly low (no signs of leaks) and it quieted down for a few minutes then back to the lou...
2003 Mazda Protege Mazdaspeed 2.0L heater VIN: JM1BJ22793
This car came in this morning with a complain that the heater is not giving enough heat. Custommer said that it was fine last winter. Let the car idle until the fan came ON, record a temp of 235 F on my monitor and the car cluster gauge was about at 3/4. When ...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L high idle VIN: WDBCA35D4H
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Stall VIN: WDBEA30D3J
This 'benz stalls very intermittently and I have found a few different common problems but vehicle will not act up consistently enough to know for certain what is wrong. Checked fuses in OVP relay, tapped on that and fuel pump relay, no hiccup. Scoped lambda, ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L seats VIN: WDBEA34E1N
heres a funny on for you merc techs. i have a 1992 e400. this car came in with a drivers seat inop. tested wiring system and found that the seat module was working properly. we had another e400 and swaped seats and seats works. replaced control module and all ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L steiring whell VIN: WDBGA51G0X
Hi everyone, I'v got this hard finding vibration problem. At 70 to 90 km/h the steiring wheel shakes a little bit. The vibration stops after. Whe try to balance the tires and didn't help so he want ot buy new tires and mags. He did buy new mags (the original o...
2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L starter VIN: WDBKK47FXY
Hello IATN members, I have a SLK230 in the shop with a no start. The vehicle was in for a remote start system . But before our tech even got started the car will not start. It will crank at times and almost start but then stops.So the tech working on it got me...
1990 Mitsubishi Galant GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JA3CR56R6L
it idles around 2500 rpms until warm we put a new iac on do to an winding beong open still idle high then we went to a throttle body because thats the direction everthing else pointed to and still has the problem . can somebody please help.
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L Radio VIN: 4A3AE55H21
Hi All, Can anyone help us out on this radio code? Local Mitsubishi dealer quoted us $100 to unlock the code on the radio. Radio serial numbers [...] 34W0125 Any help would be much appreciated.

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2003 Audi A6 3.0L thermostat VIN: WAULT64B43
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L engine VIN: WBAN6331XG
The vast majority of responses concentrated on the crankcase vent valve (aka diaphram/plate at rear of plenum). As stated in our original help request, we had confirmed that the device and related bits were intact and functioning, but to be thorough we removed...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH83461
THANKS FOR THE HELP,BUT THIS ONE IS FIXED. TURNED OUT TO BE BAD DME. TPS CHECKED OUT OK WITH MY METER BUT DME IS INTERPRETING IT WRONG. HAD CORRECT TPS SWEEPS AT TB AND BACKPROBED AT DME. REPLACED DME AND THEN NO START. VEDIS COULD NOT CORRELATE DME TO EMS SO ... Trouble codes: 114 (cam position sensor), 117 (throttle potentiometer), 118 (throttle stuck), 119 (throttle potentiometer 2), 131 (throttle actuator jambed), 133 (spring check throttle actuator).
2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Radio VIN: WBADT43412
The radio was not the problem. The problem was that the owner installed an I-pod adapater in the trunk in place of the CD player. It shorted and caused the radio, the directionals and the remote door locks to become inoperative. Removed the adapter and all is ...
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L headlight doors VIN: 1G1YY2389L
Hi all. Sorry for the delay. Ordered parts to fix these motors for Ecklers. Took a few days for shipping and then had to reschedule customer. The repair was to replace the Delrin bushings in the motor gears. Part number 29304 cost around six bucks per kit, muc...
1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCEK14Z3S
Greetings my fellow technicians. While I did receive 31 replies as to what the problem could be such as pick up coil, egr issue, fuel pressure issue, wiring issue, voltage leak from alternator,restricted converter, TBI injectors...all very good answers, the f...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L pedal
Wow, thanks for all the responses. We tried a master and didnt help, powerbled w tech 1 didnt help. Customer is returning soon so we can spend some more time on this.
1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Monitors VIN: 1GNDM19W7W
Gentlemen, thank you for your replies. I have taken every single one and checked, double checked, triple checked. No answers... yet... but I do not give up. Most of us would agree ECT issue of some sort. None found. Even changed thermostat, knowing would ...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire VIN: 3GNFK16R7X
Thanks for all the replies. Sorry for not getting back sooner. The cust just brought truck back in today. A lot of replies were fo valve problems, which is more than likely the case. Jeff [...] was very helpful. Tried his solution & even though it freed up t... Trouble codes: P0304.
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Starting VIN: 2G1WF52E21
Thanks again guys. Once again IATN has pulled me through. Had to have this one programmed with the tech II. Problem solved...going fishing!!
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L transfercase VIN: 1GNDT13593
thanks for everones reply, we ended up replacing the front diff/took care of the problem/pinion bearings were out,and was jumping in and out of locking front diff//
2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDX03E13
It's fixed thanks to those who took the time to respond (Dustin,Alex,Jonathan,James),all had good Info. but James was right with the crank wiring,I needed to have looked closer at it than I did,broken wires and 2 ready to break. After repairing,started up... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crank sensor A), P0620.
1996 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Starting VIN: 4C3AU42NXT
i still have a problem but i got it started and running now after running for about an hour it stalls and starts but doesn't run right no power, i let it sit to cool and it starts and runs fine. back to the fix ,i had a code for tps volts to low when i would ...
1973 Dodge dart 225CID No Start VIN: LL41C3R167
Thank you for all that responded,after hours of work and replacing many parts found out the negative wire from coil was shorting out to ground (intermitantly).Love this business!
1993 Ford Probe 2.0L pulse generator VIN: 1ZVCT20A9P
Larry nailed it when he said he fixed two others with a computer. David also mentioned that the REMAN computer could be defective. Another REMAN computer fixed it. Most of the replies didn't seem to understand that the sensor in question was the input spee...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U3S
thank you for all of your replies, found multiple problems with this one. customer neglegted to tell me it was under water. did have a defective tfi moduleout of the box, found corroded wires underneath air cleaner , and finally the constant control relay mod...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L dim head lights VIN: 1FMDU34X1T
thanks to all that replied customer failed to tell me that he hit a deer after a few headaches i jumped into harness and found mutiple wires cut put back together all working fine thanks again
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L battery VIN: 2FMDA5146X
OK, finally got the van into the shop so i could work on it. put light and a meter on the ground side of the battery and watched for 10-15 min. the voltage slowly dropped down to 55mv then went striaght to 9v. so i started to pull fuses and relays. i got down ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Front brakes VIN: 1FTNX21L23
Thanks for all the replies and sugestions! We swapped the front rotors only and took it for a roadtest. For the first 10 stops still had a left pull but not quite as bad as before. Then started to straighten out by 20 stops had a right pull. We then pulled the...
2006 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L temp door VIN: 1FTPW12V56
Thanks for all 4 responses. Some very good information came through. Unfortunately, none of it helped me fix this one because there is no current fix for the problem. I finally broke down and called Identifix to get some input. I had gone through diagnostics t...
1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, po300 VIN: 4S6CM58W4W
Thanks for all the replies. We check the cam timing gears with valve cover off.Found no problem.E.G.R system was good. Exhaust was the only thing we questioned with 1.5-2 lbs backpressure on both sides. The water pump started to leak and the harmonic balancer ... Trouble codes: P0300.
2005 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L Electronic VIN: KMHC55A65U
thank you for your replies after removed box found blend door rod off center realigned and lubed with white grease rechecked ok
1999 Isuzu Amigo S 3.2L CV Axle VIN: 4S2CM57W1X
Well all the suggestions were unanimous I went ahead pulled the clamps off the inner cv carrier and pulled the cv joint from the carrier and replaced axle that way. Saved a bunch of time. Thanks for all the suggestions and now I know to steer clear of Isuzu's.
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Starting VIN: 1J4FY29P6Y
Thanks David and Benjamin [...] Finding It In AllData. You Guys Are Great.
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB723X2
Well it ended up to be the downstream 02 sensor causing the problem. The upstream had been replace months before. What still baffles me is why is did not send an catalyst inefficency code or O2 code then. The downstream o2 was not working at all. Trouble codes: P0171.
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: A61Y670493
1998 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4M2ZV1111W
Thanks to all who replied. Duane was closest. We put in a rebuilt Hitachi distributor way back when it first came in. Ever feel like you are chasing your tail?? Well I put my Fluke 98 on the GN/BK and the GN/WHT(?) wire from the distributor, set it to record... Trouble codes: P0340.
2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SJNFBAN16A
Apologies for the lateness of this closure, I was sure i had already done it. Anyway, thanks for the replies Brent from New Zealand mentioned stretched timing chains, all looked good in that department, Mike and Robert both looked towards wiring problems. That... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor malfunction).
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L ignition key VIN: 1G2WP12KO2
Thanks for the info. The car will return friday for the correct part. (Dealer sent one for a grand am). I really appreciate all the helpful guides. The responses really make a differnce.
2004 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AJ52F84
hey guys , sorry for the time frame, but i finally got it. thanks to all who replied and gave me great ideas. the biggest problem i had was that i overlooked a step in diagnostics. i performed a running compression test but not a base compression. when i final... Trouble codes: P0300.
2005 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L MIL Lamp on, no com with pcm VIN: 5TDBT44A95
hello, thank you all for taking time to offer help, it is much appreicated. two heads are always better than one! i put the old pcm in and eng would not run, the new pcm ran fine, but no comm half the time, and the only code was p0630/vin not programed. i coul...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: VWCM21Y44M
First thanks to all who replied. I got a lot of suggestions that the key fob was bad aor the reader was not working. I called the customer and found she had no second key for me to try. A couple of suggestions were to reset the system by removing the batter... Trouble codes: P1570 (17978 ecu blocked).
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L ccm VIN: YV1SZ58D11
I still can't give a firm answer because I didn't try a used unit. 3 replies said you can't do it, and 5 replies said you can do it. A couple of people said they have actually reloaded used units. This all started with a battery change that took out the c...
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