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2003 Acura RL Premium 3.5L No Start VIN: JH4KA96604
This Acura has a very limited history(3 occurances in the last two years)of a crank no-start condition. I came in a couple days ago and it did fail to start. I had good fuel pressure(62#s), no spark, no injector pulse and no trouble codes. As I was testing for...
1997 Audi A4 2.8L trans VIN: WAUEA88DXV
Customer says he just bought this car for $1200 with this trans problem. The shift indicator lights are all on at the same time(PRND432)The car is stuck in high gear, the trans is making a whining sound when cold. After clearing the codes the 00260-solenoid 2 ...
1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G4CW52K3V
The main thing is when you go to accelerate it bogs down and the Long term stays at 10 to 16 the ox goes down to lean when you let up it goes into the next gear. lightly it runs fine. The customer says that it does it more when it rains??? I can make the bog g...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L heater VIN: 1G6KY5497W
So when you drive the car the heater will work for a little bit, but only when your driving, after about ten mins of driving the heater goes cold and stays cold.?? any help would be great.. coolant is topped off?
2002 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1G6KY54992
the car is need of brakes the pads have wear sensors I can get pads with out the sensors but how do you get the message in the dash to stay off saying change brake pads Or do they need to spend the big bucks on this also this car has 80000 miles and uses a qt ...
1999 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Unknown VIN: 2CNBJ13CXX
i have a problem with a 1999 tracker. the 4wd will disenguage when driveing on dry pavement. and there is also a violent clunk or bang when this happens. it will also have this symptom in the gravel, but not as severe. the customer originally commplained of a ...
1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1YY22G1Y
hello every one this is what i got. i have a vette that is missfiring on all cylinders .# 4 the worst .we replaced the coil and crank sensor and tried a mass air flow and no differance .it sometimes stalls in reverse and it did have a low idle. i cleaned the t... Trouble codes: P0354 (ignition coil 4 pimary circuit d), P0300 (random missfire multiple cylinders)
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L starting VIN: 1GCCT19W1Y
Vehicle runs fine once started and has no MIL lamps on or codes stored. When cold the vehicle cranks for an extended period before firing. Fuel pressure drops to zero rapidly once the vehicle is shut off. Shouldn't this system hold pressure?
2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L 2.2 Eingine VIN: 1GCCS14S10
I have a chevy S10 pickup with a bad motor I took from a customer. I was just wondering if it is posable to swap the 2.2 litre engine from a cavilier to a chevy S10 pickup? I see that I would have to change the intake and exhaust but would the flywheel and eve...
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L Lower control arm VIN: 3C8FY68B92
Hi fellow techs. I have a 2002 PT Cruiser that needs rear bushings on the front control arms. Quite a common failure. My problem is the bolts that go through the bushings into the body are way tight, as in rusted. The left side came out about 1/2 inch and then...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L shift interlock VIN: 3C4FYY48B7
I have this PT Cruiser towed in last night with a complaint that they had trouble getting it into park and then could not remove from park. Today it is working normally. I inspected the floor shifter and interlock cable adjustment. This Cruiser is home from sc...
2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66GO4
We've scanned this 300m the first time yesterday and it had the PO132 and the PO300 codes in it. we watched the 1/1 and 1/2 O2 sensors and decided to change them both out. the front one was showing a voltage of 3.45v and the rear one was staying right about 2.... Trouble codes: P0132, P0300
2005 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L power door locks VIN: 2C4GP44RX5
we found the drivers door latch to be broken. after replacing the latch and doing a battery disconnect we attempted to prove out the system. pwr locks operate normally with the switches however if the fob is used they will continue to cycle for several minutes...
1995 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Stall
Here is the problem I have a 95 dodge caravan that has an intermitten stall, when coming to a stop or under load. when it stalls it will start right back up with no problems. I have not had this happen but did get it to stall in the shop while power braking th...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L dome lamps VIN: 2B4GP44G2W
these dome lamps are killing me, the lights will time out to prevent battery from going dead but will not turn off like normal. at the bcm i backprobed and found that the fl, fr and both sliders read 5 volts also rear hatch. when doors are open the meter will ...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L steering control VIN: 1B7HF13Y1Y
customer complained of lack of steering response both sides. he said he could turn wheel quarter before vehicle would start to turn. one time steering wheel made half a revolution before turning. changed tie rod at box ball joints steering box track bar steeri...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44321
This van has a small EVAP leak. I thought I could test it by connecting my smoke machine to the test port and closing the system vent & purge with my Snap-On Solus scanner. I think the scanner command only closes the purge solenoid as the smoke machine flows f... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap Leak)
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP44L74
Hello all we have a major pain in the side here. We have an 04 dodge grand caravan with a non stop misfire on cyl #6. The mis is only at idle anything above idle and it is completely gone. We have checked fuel pressure within spec 60psi. We took off the rocker... Trouble codes: P0306
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Driveline VIN: WDSPD74434
This truck is strange it has a "Harmonious" Drone at 45 mph when going up a slight grade @ aprox 2200-2500 rpm it "Drones" the back area of the van? it seems to be comming from the floor board area?
2005 Dodge Neon SRT-4 2.4L crankshaft sprocket VIN: 1B3ES66S05
2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDOPD64476
This van was brought to me because we are an Import repair shop,and the engine is Mercedes Benz diesel.Scanned car,cleared codes (p2013 p2359) drove car,every thing seems fine untill 2-3 miles then it looses power.Pull over shut the engine off,and everything i... Trouble codes: P2013, P2359
1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L not sure VIN: 1FGHTW7X6N
First I would like to thank everybody for there help with this. Here's the story 1 of our other garages called and said they have this ford with a vibration problem when you accel and when your in a turn. Both axles have been replaced trans mount, motor mounts...
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L camshaft alignment VIN: 3FAKP1130Y
Hi Techs, I put a timing belt on a 2000 Escort 2.0L DOHC with variable timing. The belt went on ok but after aligning the cams with the bar on the back and the peg in the crank, and rotating the Eng. the Exh. cam is always off unless I move the cam a tad ( the...
2003 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L delayed shift VIN: 1FMZU72K53
when driving the vehicle and coming to a stop then accel, it acts like the fluid level was low, causing a delayed/slipping feeling from 1st-2nd. came back to the shop, and checked the fluid level from the drain fill plugs on bottom of pan, fluid level is up. t...
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF14V67
followed flow chart. wire colors do not match mitchell's. comp. pins might not match either checked cont. and showed open not sure if the correct pcm pin. disconnected sensor misfire cleared up. left unplugged until return app. wed. dec. 3rd. thanks in advance... Trouble codes: P0020 (intake camshaft position actuater circuit/open bank2), P0022 (intake camshaft position timing - over retarded bank2), P0305 (misfire detected), P0316 (misfire detected on start up)
1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTEK19R6W
this truck has to several shops before me with no DTCs available ,many unneeded parts replaced by them like ign.module,ign.coil,fuel pump, etc... costomer complaint is that sometimes this vehicle will not start sometimes for a minute and sometimes for a whole ...
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L Misfire VIN: 2GTEK19T22
I am new to iatn so if I don't follow proper protocal please let me no.I work in a shop that deals with primarily Fords,but I am currently dealing with a 2002 Gmc sierra 1/2 ton pick up with a 5.3L vin# [...] engine light began to flash and the... Trouble codes: P0300
2008 GMC sierra 5.3L bleeding VIN: 3GTEK13J88
Replace dboth front hoses during suspension install and cannot get air fron system.Is there aneed for scanner on this truck to bleed. We have gravity bled, pressure bled and vacuumed thes front brakes with no success. Thanks,Garry
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGCB7659N
This car "hunts" during idle Hunting gets worse as car warms up All Data and Mitchell say to check MAP, EGR, idle control and injectors. Car does not have a map that I can find. When I unplug idle control it will stop hunting. No codes. Engine warms up norm...
2003 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16553
hey honda techs need a little help on this one. this car came in about a month ago with code 1457(EVAP System), no drivabiltiy complaints. customer previously took it to the dealer and thay told her she needed to have the gas tank replaced. we ran through the ... Trouble codes: P1457
1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: JNKNG01D5T
car came in with customer complaint of very intermittantly when going down road car will start surging and then will start blowing black smoke out exhaust. then will clear up and run like nothing ever happened. i personally have driven car for two days and it ... Trouble codes: P0340, P0325, P0733
2006 Infiniti QX56 5.6L Security VIN: 5N3AA08C96
Hi everybody, i have this brand new Infiniti QX56 that is not starting, the car is brand new and was parked for about one year, we fixed a new battery and try to start it no way, in the engine control module i have code P1610 NATS malfunction and in the anti-t...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L master cylinder VIN: 4S2CM58W8X
customer had a dealer part installed at another shop-pedal never felt right but other shop 3 hours away. Feels exactly like master by-passing. Manually bled brakes per service manual--same pedal-no air in system--pinched off lines--same pedal--if I had put the...
1996 Jaguar XJS 2+2 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: SAJNX2741T
hi jag techs, this jaguar came in our shop about a month ago with codes for a bad air mass meter and the vehicle was running full rich. We replaced the plugs and air mass with a re-manned unit from world-pac of which i am none too impressed with the quality of... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P1313 (Cat damaging misfire bank 1 cylinders 1-3), P1314 (Cat damaging misfire bank 2 cylinders 4-6)
1999 Jaguar XJ8 L 4.0L engine VIN: SAJHD6048X
I don't think it matters much but this car is an XJ8L. On cold start, the car runs incredibly rich - if it starts at all or doesn't foul out. Once it warms up, it's ok and once it starts for the day, it starts up and runs fine for the rest of the day. I checke...
1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L speedometer VIN: 1J4FJ68S3R
Hello all, I have a Jeep here that is not acting right. It came in with a non-op speedometer. I checked it out and found a defective speed sensor. Replace the sensor and the speedometer worked. Now the problem is that it is all over the place while I am drivi...
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Low Power VIN: 1J4FA59S21
Hello, I have a customers jeep that has low power output. We have gone over all the basics. IE disconnected the cats on exhaust to check for restricted cats, no trouble codes, very good compression, perfect fuel pressure and output volume. Customer has run ma...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6HF10U6Y
ohm's on new o2 sensor heater circuit 13.2 ohmed o2 signal (white wire)& 02 heater (black wire) from ECM to 02 Connecter. O.k. Checked voltage on circuit 1 (black wire) o2 heater control & circuit 2 (blue/white wire)02 + battery, 12.8 volts koeo & 14.2 koer, c... Trouble codes: P0141
1995 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Stall VIN: 1LNLM91V2S
I appologize in advance for the lack of info, the car isn't displaying anything out of the ordinary except within an eighth of a mile after first starting, it will stall out for a brief moment. Sometimes it will die out completely and others it will (die)but s...
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start VIN: 5LMFU28R14
came to me after a fellow employee was tasked with removing an aftermarket alarm system that was reportedly malfunctioning & causing an itermittent no start, battery drain & possibly some drivability issues that I was not made aware of. All of the aftermarket ... Trouble codes: P1681
1986 Mazda 323 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: JM1BF2326G
Greeting, This is one that has me stumped. The car will start at times, with no problem, drive with no problem, Then it will intermittently cut off, or not start with no fire from coil. Checked the wires at coil, seems I am getting battery voltage. and ground...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WDBDA29D9K
hey guys thanks in advance , this is my daughters car and runs great most of the time , but about once a month it acts up , weather does not seem to be a factor . when it does act up the car has no throttle responce at all . it will start and idle ok but that...
1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBFA6F8XF
need some help i have a custumer that has been complaining of a no crank no start problem for about a month now. 3 weeks ago go towed in it start right up but the fuel pressure was low and the amp draw was at around 25-30amp. we thought we had it and then a we...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Unknown VIN: 4JGAB54EXY
We have this car in our shop and need help. Car came in, customer complaint not shifting properly at times Scanned trans and found code P0700-code 146 & 147. From previous experience we replaced the conductor plate & changed oil & trans filter. We replaced the...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L No shift VIN: WDBRF64JX1
I initially troubleshooted and diagnosed this MB (for another local shop)as having a failed automatic transmission. It shuddered badly and the fluid was burned. My recommendation was to replace the unit with a factory reman or one from a reputable supplier. Na...
2003 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L humming noise VIN: 1N4BL11E53
after tune-up customer came back complaining about humming noise from inside of car, sounds comes from front fuel rail, i checked for vacuum leaks, removed intake manifold again found nothing wrong, performed smoke test, no vacuum leaks, no trouble codes, cars...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L heater core VIN: 1N4BA41E34
This is my brothers Maxima,he brought it to me with no heat at stop lights.Checked auto temp controls,all check ok.When idling,inlet hose to heater core hot,outlet cold,both got hot at higher rpm's.Checked coolant level,ok,took heater hoses off and flushed hea...
1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3EJ46CXT
Timimg belt has been replaced, crankshaft sensor, camshaft sensor,and coil has been replaced You can not feel a misfire I have look at wave on cam and crankshaft sensors they look good Im thinking the computor needs flashed Thanks in advance I need help Ray Trouble codes: P0300
1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L scannor power VIN: 1G2NW12T4T
Car Will Crank Over But No Start I can hear Fuel Pump Run, I hook up my snap on scanner Mt2500 No Communication No Power In orange wire Going to Diagnostic Connector, Checked all fuses ,all good. Not sure What to try next since scanner wont work, customer is c...
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52T0Y
Hi guys. This car keeps getting an EVAP LEAK code popping up. I've smoke tested the system, and i have'nt been able to spot the leak. I've replaced the gas cap, and the code continues to come back. People have told me to check on top of the gas tank, to look...
2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.5L awd system VIN: 1GMDX33145
OK Pontiac Honchos,Just sold this off the lot. Customer complaint- not sure the AWD system is working as intended. Upon starting of vehicle "all wheel drive disabled" message is briefly displayed in the dash then goes out(is this normal?). Scanned ABS for code...
2005 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Stall VIN: WP1AB29P75
Good evening Porsche techs,I have this 05 cayenne s which is driving me crazy.It is a US vehicle brought to canada.It was towed in from the dealer with a blown engine,found a good used engine,installed it and started it,runs great.Go for a road test,I got abou...
1993 Saturn SL1 1.9L Surge, Stall, STARTS AND DIES VIN: 1G8ZG5595P
THIS SATURN IS KILLING ME. Customer drove in (barely) complaint of hard to keep running/wont idle cold. After it runs for a while and gets to operating temp runs good and idles good too. Suspected coolant temp sensor, tested bad, replaced but no change. All ot...
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L cooling fans VIN: 4S3BC6329N
I am finding contradictory information when going through Diagnostic steps, and comparing wiring diagram. I've looked at several different year models with no help. Diagnostic steps for an in-op fan include checking the main relay, but the wiring diagram looks...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Slightly lower power VIN: 3VWBF61C4W
The car has slightly lower power than normal and has an intermittent slightly rough idle. We have recently replaced the t/belt using the pump and cam locking tools.The marks have been verified by 3 different techs and are OK.The mitchell repair manual indicate...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWRR61J24
I'm posting this for another shop. None of us can find any information on this code VAG 19558, P3102. There is one mention of it in the archives, but no information. Nothing in Alldata. Any help would be appreciated. Trouble codes: 19558 (no signal), P3102 (no signal)
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L 3-4 shift VIN: YV1JW8830R
Ive got a 1994 Volvo 940 here. It is not shifting up into OD. Trans shifts beautiful otherwise. The switch is working and sending power down to the solenoid, but everytime you shift into drive from park or neutral it turns OD off and turns the upshift light ba...
2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L Charging VIN: YV1SZ59H73
this car came into our shop with a severely noisey alternator bearing,replaced with new aftermarket unit. charging system tested fine after,however within 2 hours the car died on customer .when we got it back to our shop,we found it was not charging at all.so ...

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1996 Audi A4 2.8L temp gauge VIN: WAUEA88D8T
O.K. Everyone, thank you for your input.. it turned out that the t.stat was indeed broken, and hanging open. I mentioned doing it for free, due to the fact that if it didnt fix it, well then what? can't hardly charge for 3.5 hrs of work that turned out to be w...
1991 BMW 750iL 5.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, fail safe VIN: WBAGC8317M
I haven't yet wrapped this up but to be honest its not a priority at the moment. I did get some useful help from the folks here but buying a GT1 is not currently in the cards for us. Curious though that other people have been coming up with the same code numbe... Trouble codes: 153 (EML system defect), 195 (FGR cruise switch).
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L starter VIN: WBABN53471
Sorry that I took so long closing this request. I did try another key and it worked. Originally the customer told me that he tried the seconed key and the car did not start. Then after a couple of days he told me he never tried the second key. He brought it th...
2001 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN53481
Well guys I guess this one might never be known. I recieved three replies telling me to check for leaks. This however is not a leakage code, it is a purge vapor check malfunction. I have swapped every evap part from my personal car to this one (except tank)... Trouble codes: P0440.
2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L No Start VIN: WBACN33441
missing 15 power at DME discovered by pin testing DME.fuse 26 was failed.Thanks for the replies. Bruce
1992 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Stall VIN: 3G4AH54N1N
Thanks to all, we had ruled out the injectors & Crank sensor because we could monitor both while vehicle acted up and didn't see any problems. The only item we couldn't be certain of was the ECM. Took a WAG, replaced the ECM and down the road the car went! So ...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 4.3L intake manifold VIN: 1GCEK14Z1P
I put the gaskets in and left the next day on a 3000 mile road trip. The temperature has never been as stabil while driving. It used to rise 5 or 10 degrees when pulling hard and now with the back coolant port blocked it stays at a constant 190.
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L battery VIN: 1GNFK16R6T
Hey guys rick on the suburan customer had to pick up vehicle. all the replies were good ones but had already been down them roads. to one replie my meter does measure 1 thousands of an amp and you can read voltage you just hook you meter through the shunt just...
1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 7.4L p/s steering pump VIN: 1GBKC34J9W
Thanks to all who responded. We had to replace the hydro-boost unit again. This was the third time and all have been gm supplied parts (go figure). I have a feeling that it maybe back later but for right now, I know I feel better.
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S05
Removed the actuator solenoid and found one of the screens had fallen apart. The plastic strap that holds the screen together fell out upon removal. I replaced the actuator solenoid, changed the oil/filter and road tested the vehicle. Everything seems to be wo... Trouble codes: P0017 (Crankshaftposition-exhaust camshaft position correlation bank 1), P0014 (Exhaust camshaft position system performance).
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L blower motor VIN: 2C8GF68454
thanks for all the replies, the blower control module fixed this one
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L Convertor VIN: 1B4HS28YXW
We just sent this one out the door. The bucking when it occured was was just when the converter was locked. Because of the mileage, we went with a used transmission and the problem is now resolved. We feel the problem was the lock-up converter.
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L blower motor VIN: 1B7FL26X41
Wow, all 19 replies were dead on. It was the blower resistor. It was the credit card style, and fuse was burnt so I relpaced resistor and blower motor. All is well. Grrrreat tool, this AITN is. Would be lost alot more without it. thanks to all who responded, a...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTCR14X0R
After finally pulling out ECM and inspecting, found 2 burnt areas on the board. Replaced ECM and vehicle runs perfect. Trouble codes: P0157 (Mass Airflow Signal Too Low), P0177 (EGO Not switching bank 2).
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L hard start cold VIN: 2FTFX28L2V
1997 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L converter VIN: 3FTHF26H5V
Many thanks to all of you who took the time to respond. My customer was not willing to go further without knowing "exactly" how much it would cost to fix and warranty.I would have liked to fix that one thanks again. Bob
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Tachometer VIN: 1FMDU35P6V
Thanks to Jim, i was able to determine that the problem was in the tachometer. My MOD did not have a flow chart in which for me to follow. But Jim was able to send it to me. Thanks again to all that helped!!
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Climate Control display VIN: IFMPUI8LXX
Geoffry [...]'s comment to check all the fuses seemed kind of odd since the climate control seemed to be the only thing affected and there isn't a fuse labled anything about climate control...and after all, the fan was running on high defrost even if it didn't ...
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23161
Thanks to all for the assist. This issue turned out to be the jumper wiring harness for injectors 1/3 on the right front corner, which had a poor crimp at one of the ring terminals for the injector. When the harness was manipulated by hand, the issue came an... Trouble codes: P0202 (Cylinder contribution 2), P0203 (as above 3), P0205 (as above 5), P0208 (as above 8), P1262 (v1800-), V1800 (testing and results).
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L heating VIN: 1GKDT13SX2
Thanks for all the replies, it was the mode door actuator area that had failed, we found that the cam plate had broken out in the center. when the actuator would try to adjust the mode door it would only move it partially. the actuator come with the cam plate ...
1998 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5647W
i recieved some good tips i tried all of them, i got a used ecm and had it reporogrammed to the car, this thru honda was 188.00, this did not help. i removed the pressure relief valve twice the second time i honed the bore out and polished the valve it did no... Trouble codes: 1259 (v-tech system).
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Stall VIN: JHMCG5650X
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L check engine light , codes p1529 VIN: KM8SC83D11
Most replies said P1529 means there is a code in the trans control module and to scan it for more codes. We did not have any tranny codes. We replaced both the input and output sensors and so far no more light. Thank you for all of the replies
1995 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions
Thanks Tech's (esp. Marty [...]). After Replacing ignition wires with four ill-fitting sets from both Carquest and IMC, decided to replace 02 sensor per Marty's advice(and my own gut feeling). Couldn't believe the improvement this new 02 provided. Vehicle ... Trouble codes: 23 (EGR MIL is OFF).
1988 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JCML7843J
Well I went to Jeep school on Friday. The information given was good, and I thank you all. Something that I did not notice during testing was that power and ground wires change color at the fuel pump connector. (c139) In the connector pink becomes black and b...
1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L Air bag VIN: JM1NA3534R
Thanks for the four replies I received. Bob wrote twice with some good suggestions. Solder in a fuse holder across the outer pins of the fuse on the module circuit board and put a 10 amp fuse in it. The fuse on the board is a two colored plastic block marked F...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Bucking, low power VIN: JM3LW28G6Y
Sorry for the late fix, but I wanted to make sure it was indeed fixed. As I said in the first post, I had changed the plugs, wires, coil, PCV valve, air boot from the MAF to the TB, and done a fuel injection cleaning. Ran fine for me on the test drive, and c... Trouble codes: P0103 (maf circuit high input), P0174 (system too lean bank 2), P1173 (feedback a/f mixture control ho2s b2s1).
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM1BJ24552
Closing this due to car not returning yet. I have a new EGR valve and am planning to move in that direction when I see it again. But like often what was a frantic emergency on my customers part in the beginning is now well not such a big emergency is it. T... Trouble codes: P00, 300 (Random Missfire), P00, 421 (cold cat effeciency).
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L Ign Lock & Key VIN: WDBCB25D7H
I want to thank all of you that read my post, and special thanks to those that replied. Everyone said to insert key, then turn to position one. Insert paperclip, and turn cylinder cover counter-clockwise. Some suggested something stouter than a paperclip. ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L dash lights VIN: WDBFA61E6N
Thanks for all the help. I sent out the cluster to Mr. Whizard for repair and now all is well. Apparently this is a very common problem. Thanks again to those who replied. IATN is still our best tool. Robert
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L poor throttle respon VIN: WDBFA67EXP
Thanks for all the input. Based on the data pertaining to the throttle pedal potentiometer I noticed that the throttle linkages at the engine were binding and it would not return to the full idle position. I first noticed that if I raised the throttle from u...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L radio VIN: 4JGAB54E21
I did contact my local dealer but since I did not own the car they did not wan't to give me the code.But thanks to this great network I e-mailed the complete vin. to Alex and he e-mailed the code back to me entered code radio works great. Thanks.
1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 1MEFM653XX
believe it or not i got two bad computers from a rebuilder. the third one fixed it. thanks for all your help
1988 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Oil temperature gauge VIN: JN1CZ14S5J
After additional testing, we found the gauge was faulty. We were not able to find a new gauge so I ended up wiring a resistor into the circuit to correct the gauge reading. Thanks for the help. Dave
1987 Other European SILVER SPUR 412CID Mechanical VIN: SCAZN02A0H
Thank you all for your time. System had been retro fitted to 134a. I started with 2 lbs. Although is weight is well below to 80% of 3.75 lbs the gauge readings were good and the temp output was good (customer commented "ice cold"). Thanks again for your respon...
2004 Other GM P42 6.5L 4-3 downshift VIN: 5B4KP42Y54
We did not fix this vehicle but we are continuing to work with customer to find a solution. All the inputs from the pedal position sensor and map sensor were verified. We have been in touch with a local workhorse dealer and they are going to verify that the ...
1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L heater VIN: 1G2HX52K3V
ok sorry about the wait, been out of town. thanks to all who replied, the fix was to replace the blend door motor,(what a pita) but it is fixed, thanks to everybody at IATN.
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Unknown VIN: 1NXBR12E0X
Replaced drive belt tensioner as 9 post have stated.Iatn very helpful,I have replaced tensioners for clicking or knocking noises. But the whinning noise i have found to be in the power steering hose it self not in the pump.Customer declined any more repairs.
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