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1987 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1616849849
my name is matt im cuurntly have a 1987 bmw 325i that wont start it came in for a rough idle and check engine light was on. while the vehicle was running we hooked up our otc genesis when we turned it on both my scanner and the car died. now i have no injector...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGA83421
Hello, and thank you in advance. The customer stated that several days ago while on a business trip the car began to run hot and loose coolant. He found a repair shop and had it checked. The repair shop installed a new water pump. It arrived at our facility (n... Trouble codes: 26 (multiple fuel trim 1 limit reached), 27 (multiple fuel trim 2 limit reached), 28 (additive fuel trim 1 limit reached), 29 (additive fuel trim 2 limit reached)
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start VIN: 1G6KD52B7S
Hey folks, got this one w/no spark. Cust parked car, went to start next day no go. Tow in, we replace module in dist. Ck'd all fuses, found this has a used computer in it. Any help w/tests on this one. Also had code [...] ecm fault. Thanks for the time..... Trouble codes: 83 (no crank a or b), 81 (cam to ref fault), 78 (to many 24x pulse), 104 (internal ecm prob/stack overrun), 113 (quad driver 1 open/short), 112 (eeprom failure)
2005 Cadillac SRX 4.6L steering VIN: 1GYEE63A25
Hi all thanks in advance for any help received. I have a cadilac srx it has no steering assist sitting still you can barely turn steering wheel driveing down the road seems to be fine. I had customer take to cadilac and they said the pump and pressure hose wer...
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L relay VIN: 1GNEK13R1T
Help! I am looking for the radio amplifier relay. Mitchell shows it located under lh side of dash rh side of brake pedal bracket, but it is not there.GM told me it was under the drivers seat by the amplifier. I found the amp but no relay. Does anyone have any ...
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1JC524XW
cust came in requesting head gasket for external leak.Replaced headgasket,car came back 2 days later with no heat/Coolant found on top of bottle.replace thermostat and degas bottle/cap. Shipped Car,car came back 2 days later no heat,found bottom of radiator to...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L no start when cold VIN: 1GNDTW0X21
this truck has us baffled. if it sits outside when the temps go below about 15, it becomes very difficult to start or its a no start. during cranking when it wont start fuel pressure holds about 62-63 psi. runs perfect when it does start. no codes. scoped fuel...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 LS 5.7L lock-up convertor VIN: 1GCEK19R9X
just repaired radiator and test drove to find that the truck now has a tcc shudder. the customer never stated taht this problem was there before. i do belive him, he is a very good customer. the tcc will engage then will start to slip around 100 rpms then feel...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNEC13Z82
I have a Tahoe that idles low (250-400) at times mostly when it is cold. I picked up the vehicle this morning and it would not hardly run and kept dying on me if I kept the idle up it would stay running. When I got it to the shop it ran fine and has not acted ...
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L wipers VIN: 1GNDS13S86
I would like to ask for help in diagnosing this vehicle. The wipers stay on low speed all the time. We have Shop Key and have folowed the chart to the step where the steering column harness connector "e" is disconnected and the wipers stay on. The next steps a...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 3C4FY78GX3
Engine runs fine until it gets to operating temperature. Soon as engine hits 2500 RPM it acts as if the rev limiter is engaging. Under 2500 it runs fine. I hooked up my lab scope. It shows having cam and crank signal even when check engine light comes on stati... Trouble codes: P0344
1997 Dodge Caravan 3.3L output differential VIN: 2B4GP25R7V
hi, Dodge techs & Transmission techs, I need your help. I have replaced a used transmission and smogged it more than 3 monthes and customer picked it up just 2-1/2 monthes (date showed by credit card slip, customer lost repair order) & drove it for 2318 miles....
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L heat temperture VIN: 1B7H71629X
when truck is in shop at idle will get vent temps of 115-130 at idle and up to 140 at 1500 rpm when road testing in 35F temps temp drops quickley when at idle like at a red light. engine temp stayes around 190 all the time. road tested with with ac comp discon...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Heating VIN: 1B7HC16YOX
Heater only gets warm while driving or accelerating. both heater hoses warm, heater core has been flushed. Is it possible to get 2 bad water pumps? Coolant doesn't seem to be flowing through the heater hoses very well. Heater core is hot but will cool down som...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MU48CX4
Customer complained about intermittent no pull condition. "engine will idle but will not pull, as if the throttle cable is broken" we scanned and found P2123 and P2121. we cleared the codes and took vehicle on a test drive, we found that the engine will surge ... Trouble codes: P2123 (APP sensor circuit high), P2121 (APP Sensor circuit range performance)
2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 2B3HD46R84
Hi all hope you can help! Customer came in for a oil change, at that time we discovered a coolant leak.. Did cooling system pressure test and discovered the water pump was leaking. Changed out the water pump, thermostat, thermo housing & gasket and timing chai...
2005 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EL46X15
hello i have a 05 dodge stratus that is missing constant on #2 cylinder {2.4l dohc} the customer is a basic parts changer at his dads local small shop has replaced everything related to ignition and the injector on cylinder 2. all parts came from chrysler part... Trouble codes: P0302
2005 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L shift indicator VIN: 1D4GP45R55
Customer started up in morning, went to put in gear and noticed all the indicators were indicating they were in gear. To explain, in drive there is a square encircling the D. in this case all the indicators had squares around them. When this happened she belie...
1994 Ford Bronco XL 5.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1EMEU15H6R
To all; thanks in advance. I have a 94 full size bronco 5.8 v8. During warm up after running a minute of two, if you stop and idle the idle will begin to roll a little and if you try to pull away it hesitates and pops through the intake, at times it has stalle...
1995 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FALP62W6S
Customer states that the dealer had this car for a week and gave it back without success. The car stalls when cold. It runs for a second or two and then dies. You can keep it running and when warm, it will idle fine. Replaced IAC valve, ECT and Intake air temp...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L master cylinder (maybe) VIN: 1FMDU35P1T
Vehicle 1996 Ford Explorer. Engine 5.0-liter V-8, code T." All-Wheel Drive. 4-wheel disc brakes. Rear Antilock Brake System (RABS) (RWAL to you GM and Dodge folks) This Explorer recently had the brakes at all four wheels serviced. New pads were installed...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21F8Y
This is my brothers truck, so I can't use my equiptment from work on it. And I don't typically work on diesels. I figured some of you could give me some tips based off of symptoms. The truck dies at random sometimes, and when it does the tachometer bounces ar...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L emissions rejection VIN: 1FMYU60E31
we are just trying to figure out what drive cycle this has to be driven to get the systems to reset. The truck has already been driven over 70 miles. the catalytic converter eff. shows it is not ready and the evaporative control system is also not showing read...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Starting VIN: 1PMFU18L71
Hello to the group! I have an Expedition (wifes car)won't start. Third time. Fuel pump not running. Looking for the inertia switch in order to test the connections, harness etc, and do not know where it's located. Can someone point me in the right direction pl...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Starting VIN: 2FTRX18LX2
starter worked great for 2 days,customer started truck,ran for approx 10 min then engaged again by itself,solenoid,ignition switch seems to check out ok.anybody have one like this,istill leaning towards switch but would like some other input.thanks much.
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP53U52
Customer complained of a "Belt Squeal." That is exactly what this sounds like, except it is from the bell housing area. I pulled the belt off completely and the noise is still there. I scanned for codes - none. I searched the iATN archives - nothing. I listene...
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L not knowen VIN: 1FTZR45E22
in need of your help.we have this truck in our shop.also a 2001 ranger.both with same problem.at highway speed this truck.will jerk one time very hard feels like drop cyl. but jerks so hard.you can not tell if motor or drive is causing problen. no codes.also o...
2003 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L battery VIN: 1FAHP60A33
we have this thunderbird that kills batterys after two or three days of sitting customer try to start and has to jump start.we have check for draws and alternator charges fine we are hoping for suggestions.is their something that im over looking. any help will...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L transmission VIN: 2FAFP71WO4
Vehicle shifts normally/rear wheels move when veh is lifted. Speedo indicates up to 50 mph but no rear wheel movement when veh. is lowered to ground. Scanner indicated line press 10 psi idle/park and 30 psi drive up to an indicated 40 mph. Swapped transmission...
2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDK06185
Thanks for any help you can provide. This Freestyle came into the shop two weeks ago with a concern of SES lamp on, message of "Fail Safe Mode" and engine had no power. Custermor said that this had happened three times in last six months. It was not acting up ... Trouble codes: P061B (Internal ctrl mod torque calculation perf), P2106 (Throttle actuator control sys forced limited power), U0401 (Invalid data receivied from eng/pcm)
2006 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Hesitation
thanks for help in advance these truck had no power engine run very well but after 2000 rpm they had no power all data are ok fuel pressure ok fuel trim ok i never see that on a f150 there no hesitation but there a lack of power and the calibration was updated...
1999 GMC Yukon Denali 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GKEK13R7X
vehicle starts and stalls, pulled code P1626 anti-theft, fuses are good, accessed passlock module, i have battery power at orange wire ign. at pink wire, black and white is ground, nothing coming out at red and white wire going to passlock sensor,(should be 12... Trouble codes: P1626 (anti-theft fuel enable system)
2006 GMC C5500 Topkick C5C042 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDE5C1286
Original problem was no commucation with scan tool. We found broken wire to datalink connector, we then established communcation. Code p0106 map sensor performance was found, the engine is in reduced power mode. Wires check ok to map sensor then replaced it. E... Trouble codes: P0106
1990 Honda Civic 1.5L alternator
Vehicle brought in by owner complaining of charge system light comes on when vehicle is warm...checked battery, it is new, 12 volts, holds charge, not leaking. checked all fuses including underhood distribution center, all fuses good. when vehicle first brough...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L no shift to 4th or 5th VIN: 2HKRL18643
Ifound the internal filter pluged and fibre plates fried. ICompleted repair,s Now will not shift past 3d gear.[code 1751] and drive idicator light flash,s This trans is a basterd to pull I,m hoping someone can save my butt and give me some idea,s Thanx Wes,,,
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L Hesitation VIN: KMHCG45C33
This is my first time working on this vehicle so I do not have much info on prior conditions or repairs made to the car. Whats happening is on warmer days only when the temp gets into at least the 40s or 50s and only after driving at least 20 or 30 miles at hi...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L cruise control VIN: SAJKX6246W
Hello all. Calling all Jaguar factory techs. I need help on this one. Car came in with bogging down issue. I thought it was the throttle body so swapped w/used unit. Turned out to be vacuum leak. Now no driveability issues. Car runs and shifts great! But, now ...
1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Fuse Panel VIN: 1J4FJ68S4V
I have a 1997 XJ which was produced for the RCMP Fleet. These were designed to be used by remote detachments and/or by dive teams (this vehicle was built for dive team use). The vehicle is hard wired to run auxiliary lighting and a compressor. The spare tire m...
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L No Start VIN: SALNM22292
need some help from some land rover experts. I got a freelander that has an intermittent no start seems to happen after a hot soak. when it dosnt start I have no spark and no injector pulse I do have power at the injector harness. I checked for power at the cr... Trouble codes: P1472
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L battery drain VIN: JP8BF22G0V
Thanks for any help i can get, but owner goes to college and drives every 3-4 days and it will be dead, so first i would like to know what "DCC" stands for and any other help ideas. thanks jeremy
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: JTHBF30G32
This car came in on a hook. Died while going down the road. Customer said he thought the alternator went. We tested the charging system and the alternator was not charging. Battery failed conductance. We replaced the alternator and battery, re-tested and sent ...
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ24552
Very intermittant missfire code PO 300 at times the MIL light will flash. Ongoing for months. Origonally it would act up every few weeks then once or twice a week. When its runnign right it is flawless. I started with Mazda plugs and insulator/wires off coil... Trouble codes: P0300
1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L mil not present VIN: WDBDA28D8N
In for pre-smog inspection can not find mil. It does not appear to have one. Called dealer they said it does. Manual says it does. There are no markings of any kind on the dash that would indicate any kind of mil i.e. no symbols, no light socket, no hanging wi...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Steering VIN: 4JGAB72E4X
I have an unhappy customer on my hands. We just performed a "B" service on his 1999 ML430. Car has 182,000 miles on the odometer. We noted on our repair order that the power steering system was noisy (probable pump) Customer says noise was not there when he br...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MT21H01
Good morning Mitsu masters, thank you in advance for your wisdom. This Montero Sport LS was towed in after a recent battery and then soon after alternator replacement. Apparently, the charging system voltage was very high even after the alternator changeout wh... Trouble codes: P1610 (Immobilizer)
1989 Nissan Stanza E 2.0L check engine VIN: JN1HT21S6K
car come in for smog check,no check engine light or icon check in the cluster look up in book and alldata 1989 have to has an check engine light in cluster.pull out cluster no check engine light but found the connector that for check engine light no way to con...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L injector pulse VIN: JN1CA21D3X
Hello Nissan Techs: I have this 99 maxima with a no start condition. Checked compression,150 psi, fuel [...] KOEO, all good. I have spark but no injector puse. Checked with noid light and cranking. I have 12v at red wire on injectors KOEO. I have check...
1996 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13W5V
Intermittently shows missfire at highway speed.freeze frame also show misfire occurs at or above 60mph.also had torque converter slipage fault set at one time.fuel pressure ok.does not miss at dile or if power brake it.any idea guyz Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0303
1998 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: JS2GB31W4X
vehicle was brought to our shop with the above components replaced. what is verified is when it dies hot, have injector pulse and spark and fuel pressure is at35 psi at the time i am cranking and it will not start. crank ac wave is with in vantage pro specific...
1991 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Misfire, Runs Rough VIN: 1NXAE94A4M
Clean, low mileage car comes in with what sounds like classic ignition miss. Check engine light on (Code 25, O2 sensor). Scope checked..ignition looks OK (marginal, but OK ). Replaced front O2 (based on age, not too pricey) runs the same (like its only hitting... Trouble codes: 25 (02 Sensor front)
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L monitor pass VIN: 4T1BF22K2W
Can not get convertor monitor to pass. Mode 6 shows all pass. All readiness monitors pass except Convertor & Evap, not concerned with evap at the moment. Drove the drive patterns found here on IATN multiple times. eng tmp is greater then 180f & iat greater the...
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2BG22K0X
Is this the way it is suppost to work? I could not find anything in alldata that could tell me if it has to be working for a sertain amount of time and then stop keeping the vaccum in the system. I am thinking that the other posibility is a bad fresh air contr... Trouble codes: P0172 (system rich bank 1)
2002 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L steering VIN: 4T3ZF19CX2
from mike and mario. van in like new condition .problem on excell [light only] and not hard steer to right.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L radio VIN: 3VWSF29M6Y
lost radio code by disconnect /try to have it from dealer can not help because not the radio of the car please help!!! vw serial number:[...]
2002 Volkswagen EuroVan MV 2.8L abs module VIN: WV2NB47012
we got this eurovan in for the abs light, found failed steering angle sensor. we have installed new sensor, but we are having a heck of a time finding the correct 5 digit code for the abs module. we have the login code to compensate the sensor and code the abs...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L steering/suspension/drivetrain VIN: YV1VS2555Y
Hello tech's, I have a customer with this volvo s40 that was shaking violently under acceleration on freeway speeds. SUspected cv axles. Customer replaced both axles with remanufactured units and said it did not vibrate for about three weeks. This customer dri...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L hydraulic VIN: YV1VS29531
I have this Volvo which we flush brake system manually (bleed system) . the pedal is now soft, so we bleed again, and again. then we replaced the master cylinder, and bleed and bleed from the master, to abs block, to the wheels again, no change so we hook up o...

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2004 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUML44E84
Thank you for those who responded. I replaced the starter and everything is running great. Infact, when I finished this one, I had a 04 Audi S4 with the 4.2 engine come in with the same problem and replaced the starter an it fix it as well. Thanks again for... Trouble codes: P3054 (Starter Mechanical or Electrical Malfunction), 19510 (Starter Mechanical or Electrical Malfunction Audi).
1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L MIL Lamp on
Thanks everyone for your help! As most explained, I replaced the pwm, TCC, and both shift solenoids as well as installing the updated wiring harness within the transmission. After clearing codes, test drove for 32 miles over two days and verified no return cod... Trouble codes: 26 (Quad Driver Module).
1995 Buick Century Special 3.1L very low power VIN: 1G4AG55M7S
Hello to everyone. First thing I did Wednesday morning was perform a compression test. All six cylinders were balanced at or near 110 on the first crank. This made me feel better, because now I knew I wasn't dealing with a couple of swapped pushrods, especiall...
1993 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G6DW5277P
i would like to thank everyone that helped out! I rechecked everything and found the harness from the ign module to the coil to go open circuit when I wiggled it. I replaced the wiring harness and it is now fixed. WHO_Ray! Thanks again, Chris
1987 Chevrolet R10 Suburban Custom Deluxe 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GNER16K4H
This is just an update. The customer had to pick up the vehicle to do some work around his house, then he is going work on the oil rig for a few weeks. So it will be a while before I get it back. The majority of the replies stated the dk. green-white wire is a...
1995 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1G1LD55M5S
Thank you so much for all the replies. The problem turned out to be a defective cam sensor. Replaced with better quality sensor and the car is good as new. Thanks again for the great replies. This truly is a great service.
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L hard cold start VIN: 1GNDT13W3Y
Thanks to all who replied to my help request. I did all the checks that you recommended. The fuel pressure held at 60 psi overnight. There was good spark but still no start. After talking to the customer again and really asking a lot of questions, I found out ...
2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L front brakes VIN: 1GNDX03E61
Thanks guys for the quick response special thanks to steve [...] hit it dead on my stupidity left side inside brake pad was not in the groove was binding actually bent pad never had that happen before steve was on down the list so i still want to thank the ...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13S43
Sorry for the delay but I broke my collarbone and have been laid up for a while. fell off a mule. as suggested the ignition switch was faulty. thatnks for all for such a wealth of information
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L air bag/ sir VIN: 1GCHK241X3
hi i think i found the problem. i was told to check the wiring between the sdm and front impact sensor1 mainly between the connector at left kick panel and the sdm module under the drivers seat. i found one of the wires has 8k ohms and goes up steadily (gray) ...
2004 Chevrolet Epica LS 2.5L High Beams VIN: KL1VB52L34
Thanks for your reply. I did in fact find a broken wire in the harness under the LF fender inner cover. When I looked yesturday, I was looking for obvious signs of corrosion, and today I physically pulled on each of the around 60 wires, and the 3rd to last one...
2004 Chevrolet Colorado 2.8L Charging VIN: 1GCCS14184
Morning eveyone, well this one is down the road. It ended up being the alternator. Im not sure whats was wrong with it but the replacment solved the problem. I had the unit tested by a local rebuilder (very respected)but no problems could be found. I scoped th...
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L Airbag Control Module VIN: 1G1AK52F35
I eventually used a Tech 2, but I will still try the Genisys tool the next chance I get so I know whether it will work or not. Thanks to all!
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L electronic steering VIN: 1G1AK52F95
Well we think we fixed this car by accident. Went thru all avalible info on iatn then posted for info, in the mean time checked all powers and grounds. scoped data lines checked connections at ps module, fuse box and relays, and even though the problem was ver...
2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L front strut mounts VIN: 2C3HC56G01
I'd like to thank all those who offered suggestions and believe the direction everyone was moving in would have corrected the problem. I am closing this request because the customer decided to sell the vehicle.
2001 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L Headlights, Dash Lights VIN: 2C8GP64L01
I looked at past fixes and read replies received. Most pointed to the FCM and IPM. Thomas wanted to isolate the problem, My thoughts exactly only I can't reproduce the problem. On past fixes I noticed most had symptoms of one headlight out and the headlight ou...
2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46X23
Thanks for all the responses to this problem, the car is fixed. Customer took the car for a few weeks, and it came back on a tow truck. The timing belt had broke. Installed new timing belt, fortunately no bent valves, car runs ok, and no codes have returned. T... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crank Cam Timing Out of Sync).
2007 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L Blower Motor VIN: 1C3LC46R07
Thanks Mark and Mathew, I did apply B+ to the solid Blue wire and the blower worked at all speeds. Then I found the same Blue wire under the TIPM, it was not powerd. The TIPM has it's internal Relays, and when the ingnition is on it should be powerd. Again Tha...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L differnetial VIN: 1B7HF16Z21
We have no fixed the problem. the customer has not come back with it. we think the problem is due to the customer running the gear lube low. we were not aware of this when the truck first came in. we found out latter that he added fluid. We do think that the r...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28N7Y
I ordered a new map sensor, still same problem, the norm is that with engine cold, koeo the map and baro readings should be the same, not in this case, the pcm doesn't even acnowlege a reading from the map sensor until the engine reaches 416 rpms, my sensor wa...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP54L91
I have decided to wait this out for a while. The van runs ok and I have a year warranty on the pcm. Perhaps if faulty parts are the issue a later replacement pcm will have better results for this code reset. Trouble codes: P0601.
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L defroster door
Thanks to all the replies except for some moron that should stay off of here and get a life. No replies that say you have to caliberate the doors on the unit. There is a TSB and I found it, but yet again it does not say you have to re-caliberate the doors aft...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMPU18L6X
Hello everyone, I had six replies and there were all good ones. What I ended up doing at the end was to separate the problem circuit to four inline fused circuit for each suspected component. Thanks to Tom from New Jersey and Larry from Texas to seperate the ...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L cmp synchro VIN: 1FAFP5322Y
Thanks for all the responses. It wasn't a matter of not wanting to buy the tool, couldn't find one last night and wanted to get the job finished. Bought one this morning and dropped it in. Thanks again.
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L engine VIN: 1FTNW20F6Y
Thank you everyone for your insight, after checking glow plug oil pressure from the pump and cranking speed I wanted to see if i had any codes present and I starting losing communication with my scan tool and every time i shut the truck off code p0603 would co...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP55211
Thanks to all the replied. I did finally get clarification from my local Ford service department in regards to resettig fuel trim. Resetting PCM does NOT reset fuel trim. You have to remove a "Keep alive memory" fuse or, since I could not determine which fu... Trouble codes: P1132 (AFR Sensor correcting lean for rich condition), P1152 (AFR Sensor correcting lean for rich condition).
2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L reverse VIN: 1FMZU773EX
Thanks to all! Most said to check for a broken band. After a closer inspection of the servo pin hole there was no tab. Tore it down and it indeed had a broken band. Thanks again.
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L blend door VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
Found out that TSB we found for re wire applied to early build and ours was late build, replaced actuator and solved problem.
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L rear air control VIN: 1F2W456GYU
we got the lady to drop this expedition off for the night and pulled down the overhead console and you have to replace the whole switch. thanks for the replies.
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L power window VIN: 1FAFP58SX3
thanks for all the help. It ended up being a broken wire in the door jamb. easy, quick fix. very common problem, even though all the wires were clean, 1 wire looked like it was cut.
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FAFP53U43
Thanks to everyone who replied to my help request. Unfortunetly my closing will not be of any help to anyone. As stated in my help request, this customer is a car dealer. As this car got fully checked out it had more issues than the customer wanted to deal wit... Trouble codes: 1132 (Lack of O2 switching bank 1 sensor 1), 1152 (Lack of O2 switching bank 2 sensor 1).
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Heater fan VIN: IFAFP33PIY
Thank you guys, I received 5 responces. To answer a few it has a 40 amp fuse. The common answer as a rule of thumb a draw of no more than 50% of the fuse rating. Also Ed and Kevin have saw switch failure to be some what common. The fix was to replace the switc...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31P35
WOW- I RECEIVED 10 REPLIES AND THEY SAID ABOUT THE SAME THING-CHECKING THE FICM--AND IT WAS THE PROBLEM-BUT THE OWNER OF THE TRUCK WAS ABLE TO GET THE DEALER TO PICK UP THE TRUCK AND DO THE REPAIR BECAUSE OF ALL THE PROBLEMS ON THAT PART AND IT WAS ONLY OVER T... Trouble codes: P0264 (2 injector circuit low), P0267 ([...] circuit low), P0273 (5 injector circuit low), P0279 (7 injector circuit low), P0282 (8 injector circuit low).
1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L evap drain hose VIN: 1GKDT13W1X
Well after three techs searching we never did find a drain, we refered the customer to the dealer (before seeing posts a day later that there is only a hole on the bottom of the evap case, so we did not get to confirm this).
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L low beams VIN: 1GKDS13S32
once i got the headlights to shut down, checked my signal from sw. to bcm, good , bcm to HDM (thank you phillip and william), nothing, unplug hdm, now i have a signal, swap with fan relay (not FDM???) now i got headlights replaced with a new one ,( advise...
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L Seal VIN: 1GTHK29234
Used a pry bar and took a large brass drift and got more aggressive. Finally, it popped lose. Thanks everyone for your help!
1994 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.6L starter VIN: 452CG58F0R
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L whel speed sensors VIN: SAJEB51D82
We were initially thrown off by the scanner. If a launch is used, you cant use the updated program. The old program gives the proper wheel speed readings. Once we figured that out, checked all the sensors and wiring, we found the right rear sensor ring on the ...
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1VVGE22C5R
I would like to thank all those who replied To my request for help. I replaced the throttle body with a used one and that corrected the problem. Regards Joe [...] Rose Car Care
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L high beam headlight & wipers VIN: JM1BK323X6
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