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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L take off VIN: WAUED24BXY
this is kinda kicking my rear end, this was a used car it was sold then left out shop, later like 4 days to return with shifter display on dash all lit up in limp home mode, starts out in 2nd gear. Now I don't have access to a Vag-Com but we did take it to ano...
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT43441
Hello, Need help on 2001 BMW 525i, secondary air pump code, thanks in advance for replies,hopefully some bimmer guys can help resolve, what i have is a secondary air pump code,P1491, and smoke tested system and found a number leaks under intake and hose at com... Trouble codes: P0491 (Insufficient secondary air flow)
2007 BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0si 3.0L Lighting VIN: 4USBU53517
hey all you bmw techs i have just one quick question. the dealer i work at bought this z4 from calif. and it has to have daytime running lights to be insured in canada. i was just wandering if the drl function can be turned on some way with out adding any comp...
1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K6X
This one has me stumped. Two weeks ago vehicle came in running on four cylinders. I found a black post on two coils. I replaced both coils and engine ran fine. A couple of days ago the engine popped and quit running. It was towed in and I found no spark at all... Trouble codes: P0336 (CKP performance), P0706 (Transaxcle range switch performance), P1361 (IC circuit low voltage), P1362 (Ignition bypass circuit low voltage)
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1G6KY5493W
car came into the shop with service susp system on the dic,attempted to scan ,found p0503,p1602,p1642,could not comm with abs computer checked all grounds,repaired a couple of questionable ones but no change when car is test driven and problem ocurs,the a/c go...
2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L front brakes VIN: 3GYEK63N63
customer complains no power and shaking on highway front brakes are staying locked the only way to release them is to open the brake line either at each bleeder or the output line for each front caliper at the bpmvh once you do that and the calipers will relea...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DM57N93
Vehicle came to shop misfire always customer states accessary drive (serpintine) belt broke engine overheated. Customer replaced belt and brought to shop. I retrieved codes pulled plugs from right bank and checked compression results 125 - 130psi. There is onl... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13WXT
Hello all this blazer first came in for a check engine light on and flashing at times had p0151 and 302 304 306 codes found tsb on this checked o2 sensor connector found corrosion changed o2 sensor and harness per tsb. customer had to have it right a way well ... Trouble codes: P0151, P0300
1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBFG15RXT
hello fellow techs have a problem child here. i have a van with a 5.7 with a continiuous po340.i have replaced the cam sensor ,crank sensor,with no change. so i go to my mitchell and go through the diagnostics chart.says to check voltage at signal wire. for 5-... Trouble codes: P0340
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start
I have a 1996 Suburban that has NO injector pulse. It shows crank signal in RPM parameter on my Snap On scanner. There are no DTCs. The problem is intermittent. I was about to send the car home and it quit starting. It starts and runs fine with a shot of carb ...
1998 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25M3W
this one is really becoming a headache please help Trouble codes: P0160
1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52T8W
Fellow Techs please help,I am missing something. This vehicle was towed into the shop. Stalled on customer while driving,It would restart but did not have any power and kept stalling. Initial inspection low power,smells rich, no service engine soon light,scan ...
1999 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCHK33F2X
we replaced the turbo on this truck because it was leaking oil bad. we did a direct injector flush for preventative mantinance. what happended is the customer said that the truck has been dieing intermittantly and it is getting about 4 miles less on fuel miled... Trouble codes: P1216 (fuel solenoid response time too short)
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L radiator VIN: 1GCCS1950Y
oil in coolant
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16Z62
Headache from Hell here. Sister in laws Truck and it will intermitantly set a code P0356 Ign Coil 6 control circuit. Feel the misfire when It occured to me once in the last 2 weeks and turned the light on. IM STUCK DRIVING IT till its fixed. She has my Truck. ... Trouble codes: P0356 (Ignition Coil 6 Control Circuit)
2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KL1TD52685
car will hardly start in the morning and it will start if you spray carburetor cleaner in the throttle body. the fuel pressure is normal and it is 58 psi. clean fuel injectors and used motorvac machine and did the same thing. no trouble codes retrieved. it wil...
1992 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L Volt gauge VIN: 13CXU4S3XN
Client brings car in says lights dim and volt gauge drops momentarily. We traced it to the coolant fan motor cycling on and off with defrosters on. Coolant fan draws 18-19 amps on startup runs at 7-8 amps. HAve not voltage dropped circuit as of yet but we will...
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Charging VIN: 1P4GP44RCV
I know the field circuit is in computer which one is it on rite or left of engine compartment
2000 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AU42N0Y
this is a good custumer of mine and she has been in three times for a flashing ses light at highway speeds only after 3omins of driving. i have not duplicated the condition and i am hard pressed to just throw a 800$ distibuter at it without hard proof. she is ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L windshield wiper VIN: 2B3HD56F75
car runs great,interior lights stay on,wipers work only on push for temporary wipe,regular hi & low don`t work,have to pull certain fuse for lights to go off,a/c vents are intermient,blows good but sometimes at defrost pretty regular and at time if you turn of...
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L abs VIN: 1B4HS28Y4W
intermittent code 81,brake light switch circuit.Replaced brake light switch 2 months ago vehicle was fine for awhile.Brake lights come on all the time no drop out(work every time)when code sets i have battery voltage on white and pink wire going into abs modul...
1998 Dodge B3500 5.9L starting VIN: 2B7LB31Z8W
does anybody know of a vendor where i can get the netural safety switch connector. tried dealer new harness (big $$$). local junkyards no luck. tried a/c delco. dorman. standard ignition no luck. it is 3 female terimal. w. spade type terimals. there is no way ...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Timing Chain VIN: 1B4GP74L9Y
Recommended new engine. Per customer request, replacing oil pump in timing chain cover. Timing chain was loose - of course. Replaced with new Cloyes kit - still loose. Replaced with O.E.M. parts {probably came from Cloyes} - still loose. Chain has about 1/2" p...
2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L skim module VIN: 1B3AS46CX1
just thanking you guys ahead of time. hope you can help me. Car was towed in check all fuses and grounds. and circuit test for skim module. Then in shop keys it says proceed to body control module- neon article for additional skis dianosis. Can't find article ...
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG22NX1
thanks in advance everyone. had the truck in a week ago for a p0442. we could not recreate the condition, but we did find some cracked hoses and replaced them. the truck is back again with the same code. it seems when we run the evap test on the modis when col... Trouble codes: P0442 (evap medium leak)
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L Fuel gauge VIN: 1D7HU18D35
Hello Dodge fans. One of my better customers purchased this pickup about 4 months ago and had been noticing that the fuel level that the gauge is indicating didn't seem to be matching how much fuel it was taking to refill the tank. Yesterday the pickup stalled...
1991 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A2M
Greetings IATN techs. I have this ford ranger that has been towed in to me no start. The customer just bought vehicle from a person, and were told the timing belt was bad. Customer put timing belt in himself and vehicle won't start. Checked to see if timing be...
1991 Ford Aerostar Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMDA31X3M
We have had a continual problem with the rear anti-lock light coming on intermittently and also constant. We have replaced the abs module twice and also cleaned all connections. With this being a 91 the diagnostic capability is very limited. Who's got answers?
1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.5L oil pump VIN: 3FCME53GXR
vehicle towed in by customer aaa, customer stated engine had been running rough as tho running out of gas, hesitation on up grades. stated vehicle was climbing the grapevine i5 and started to clatter, backfired and would not restart. found oil pump seized and ...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDU34X5T
hello all in iatn world! thanks in advance!!! question is, on the pushrod v-6 (1996) motor, what is the proper installation configuration of all of the intake plenum components??? customer did the work and now it won't run. i have, huge upper plastic plenum pi...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDU34E8V
hello all, i have this fine explorer here with a misfire that comes and goes on cylinders 2 and 5.has new plugs and wires,i tried another coil pack,no change.good fuel pressure 45psi,good compression 155psi.i smoked intake saw nothing, did intake gaskets anywa... Trouble codes: P0302, P0305, P0153
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Drive-axles VIN: 2FTDX08W7V
Vehicle Came In with gear oil overflowing out of front diff vent hose. Drained fluid and Installed Correct amount of fluid. Removed Vent hose and made sure nipple and hose were not obstruted. Am i missing something here. This truck has 300K on it and im not su...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L alternator VIN: 2FMZA5144X
This is a weird case, vehicle came to us for ac compressor and for egr pressure sensor. Both items changed and fixed. The abs light would come on occasionally when driving the vehicle but customer did not want to repair that issue. After compressor replacement...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, p0171 VIN: 1FTPS24L8X
if any tech out there could help it would be greatly appreciated. van is running lean bank one, fuel trim is 25% one and -1% bank 2, with a lean shake at idle but no hard missfire. smoked engine several times warm and cold, no leaks found. baro is sitting at 1... Trouble codes: P0171
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on, a/c inop VIN: 1FAFP59S13
hello everyone, please any input on this one is needed p0118 coolant temp code also ac clutch does not engage look like has 2 sensors i think the brown connector is for the temp gage sensor has 2 wires and stait the other connector is grey and is at 90% L shap... Trouble codes: P0118
2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSE34P47
hi guys i dont know much about diesals but i would like to learn. 2007 e350 6.0 turbo stopped while driving. cranks no start. it was 2.5 qts low on oil, added oil still no start. the codes i have listed i get 155rpm while cranking ficm reads yes for sync inj... Trouble codes: P0606 (pcm internal failure), P115A (p1379- system voltage out of self test range), P1379 (system voltage out of self test range), U0155 (loss of communication with instument cluster), P2291 (inj control pressure to low while cranking)
1997 Geo Tracker 1.6L blower motor VIN: 2CNBJ1363V
how do you get blower motor out ,got glove box out,motor manual not very helpful
1988 Honda Accord DX 2.0L high idle speed VIN: JHMCA546XJ
customer states that vehicle has been doing this for some time and their primary repair facility said they didn't perform these type of repairs, only service. this is another that somehow ends up in my bay.
1994 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L D4 Light Flashes VIN: JHMBB2252R
Vehicle came in with the D4 light flashing and would occasionally default to 3rd gear in forward only. Cleared codes and codes 1,2 and 8 would come right back. After driving for a while codes 3 and 14 would set. Twice while driving, after shutting the engine o...
1998 Honda Civic HX 1.6L CV Shaft VIN: 1HGEJ7129W
Hi; 98 Honda Civic Right CV Shaft keeps popping out. The shaft is about a month old and the c-clip is there and strong. I attached a couple of photos and it looks like the shaft bushing/bearing is pressed in to the trans too far and is very close to the diffe...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5647W
Thanks in advance for your help. Code P0505 led to idle reset procedure.The idle screw was out about four turns. Here in lies the problem with the idle set corectly it will not start. It will fire then die it just will not stay running. So I ran the screw back... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle controle fault)
2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1HGFA16546
fellow members.this car came in to the shop with crank no start condition after a few checks the spark plug get flooded i cleaned them. the the engine runs for couple of seconds and cut off i see cranking rpm the fuel press. is good, no codes i thought it was ...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D03
vehicle arrived with check engine light and poor run complaint. checked codes found po335 & 1372 stored. checked crank sensor and found resistance out of spec. removed sensor and found end missing off of sensor. replaced sensor with aftermarket( could'nt get o... Trouble codes: P0335, P1372 (segment time acquistion error)
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, interm lack of power VIN: JNRDR09Y51
this vehicles been thru a few people, the trouble codes take a few days to return, but do return every time they are cleared. working thru trouble tree and currently checking wiring, buti am looking more toward the mechanical side to find this issue. idles sli... Trouble codes: P0171, P1111
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Cruise VIN: 1J4GR48K46
No cruise control. Cruise light will be on but no cruise. Sometimes cruise light will go out when hit button for engage but normally not. History code for servo P0582 and another shop replaced with with new. Code U0404 Invalid data from gear shift control modu...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Cam Caps VIN: KNDJD73353
I must be getting careless after doing so many engines, but when I went to install the cam caps the numbering seems wrong. On the right head, everything looks great, the E1 thru E5 and I1 thru I5, all line up with the arrows pointing toward the sprocket and th...
2003 Kia Spectra 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: KNAFB12143
Customer stated car lacks power after a hot soak. I scanned the computer and found no codes present. Ran the vehicle for 30 min. then let sit about 10 min. On start-up vehicle has low idle and wont rev past 600rpm. Unplugged mass airflow sensor to see if any c...
2005 Kia Sportage LX 2.0L Air Bag Light on VIN: KNDJF72425
We had just pulled vehicle's dash to replace evaporator temp sensor and now have air bag light on. The only air bag we unplugged during repair was the passenger side dash air bag. We've double checked that connection and also clock spring. Our 'brick' won't g...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L windows VIN: SALPV1443T
Intermitant window control board inop At wire connector for window switches only have one hot wire purple have checked all fuses looked on alldata but diagram doesn't do well for this system like to know other wires grounds, positives volts etc. before replaci...
1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L Charging VIN: JT8BD68S6X
moved alternator and wires came loose from the connector---schematic shows wiring but not the correct position socket 1pk/bl 2 red/blu 3 wht/blu so 2 is no problem but which is 1? or 3? which one is the one closet to battery feed? nothing stamped into alternat...
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L Monitors not complet VIN: 1LNLM97V2T
O2 sensor, O2 heater and Cat monitors will not complete. Vehicle has no codes and all o2 sensors look good on scan data. B2S2 was a little slower than the others on heat up, but new sensor made no change. This vehicle has no Mode 6 information. All heater powe...
2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L No Start VIN: JM1BJ24503
customer overheated blew motor we replaced motor with a complete 15,000 mile motor. will not start.. cranks have spark have rpm on scaner have voltage to fuel pump relay and injectors.. have no ground to fuel pump relay or injectors. bypass relay we get fuel p...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L shut off relay VIN: WDBGB34E3N
we have this car when it is runing charging system is good when we shut it off engine shuts off fine then after about one minute the shutoff relay will start clicking and wont stop till key is turned on or battery goes dead. we have not been able to find any w...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L fuel gage VIN: 4JAB72E91A
fuel gage dosent work perform tsb disconect battry still not working pease help us
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT60324
we have tried multiple new mass air flow sensors and also o2 sensors pre and post cat.we have tried to find vacuum leaks with our smoke machine with no luck. every time we fix something on this car it is good for a couple of weeks before the light comes back o... Trouble codes: P0171 (system too lean)
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L timing chain VIN: JN8DR09Y82
We have a 2002 Nissan Pathfinder with a 3.5 engine. It has a rattling noise from the front drivers side. Pulled the front cover off & found the drivers side secondary chain loose. This engine has lots of sludge for a 72k mile motor. The question i have , is th...
2004 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26T24
Folks, I have me a hair puller, and it more than likely is a simple fix, and I am beginning to overthink the problem. Vehicle came in 5 days ago with code mentioned above. BPT was not regulating vacuum properly under load, so I replaced it, cleared the code, r... Trouble codes: P0402 (EGRC-BPT Excessive Flow)
2006 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Hesitation, Stall, bogs/lacks power VIN: 1N6BA07AX6
Hello again Iatn, I have this Titan and it is driving me crazy. 2 weeks ago it came in and presented with the classic bogs on accel, lack of power, stalling under load with accompanying catalyst efficiency codes. It was just recently tuned (plugs) at the deale... Trouble codes: P0430, P0420
1978 Other European cab 2.2L not known
A good mcustomer bought this vehicle without asking us to check it out or if we could work on it, Our fabrication guy fixed all the rusted out body and supports, Customer stated that the brakes stopped ok but pedal was low and felt a little soft, checked brake...
2006 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5Y2SM65896
We have had a 2006 Pontiac Vibe, 2wd, A/T with the 1.8L (1ZZ-FE engine) come in with MIL on several occasions. First time it came in, No DTC's present using the Snap-On Modis. We use Global First, then GM specific through VIN. Neither one had codes or any stor...

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1992 Acura Legend LS 3.2L transmission VIN: JH4KA7671N
thanks to the two that replide thank you for the help and we fixed after we got code we where able to fix this car this site is the best thank to all that help when needed EARL.THIS SITE ROCKS
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAZ33474
Thanks to all. I got up early this morn and bought a one week subscription to Mitchell and got some decent wiring diagrams and sure enough it was the oil level sensor. Louie
1990 Buick Riviera Luxury 3.8L Bogs light throttle* VIN: 1G4EZ13C2L
First - thanks for all the help and replies. For those that don't want the long story, I wouldn't have believed it if it didn't happen to me but a broken O2 sensor periodically shorting to ground was the cause. New O2, runs like a champ. I never experienc...
1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNDT13W1P
the cat was good the egr was hanging open a little, i put a new egr and nut kit on egr closes all the way now,thanks for your help i missed a comon reading thanks Trouble codes: 45.
1994 Chevrolet K1500 4.3L clutch VIN: 1GCEK14Z0P
thanks for all the replies, robert [...] hit the nail on the head. the clutch fork & ball were worn causing the clutch to be stiff. my mechanic failed to look at that while he had it apart. live & learn. have a great car repair day! david lee
1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Forward gears VIN: 1GBDL19W9S
Here is what I have found. There was an extra steel in the overrun clutch. I'm assuming this would limit the travel of the forward clutch piston due to the extra width and the piston-in-piston configuration. Basically the overrun clutch would compress but trav...
1995 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GCGC24K1S
thank you for the advice. several reminded me to plug the breather which i did. no vacuum so i moved on. Replaced injectors and ecm and now it runs perfect. If I do Just one and not the other it just doesnt run right. So it needed a fuel pump, injectors and ec...
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GTEC14W5W
WELL, I will never, never, never install an after market fuel pump again. I didn't install this one, but it gave me heck. After all the great help, info and even a few cyber hugs, I have installed a new FACTORY fuel pump. Vehicle runs as it should and am going...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L turn signals VIN: 1GCHK24G21
The replies that were sent to me had alot of great ideas, The problem was found after a lot of searching, at the front by the aftermarket snow plow. We found that the ground was not tight, it looked good but when we tightened the bolt all was back to normal. T...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Fuel Gage VIN: 1GCEC19W01
Customer chose not to spend more time on vehicle. We did replace the pigtail to no avail and was going to flash the PCM next. The ground issue at the tank would only affect the pump not the sending unit, but we cleaned those up while tracking the wires back. I...
2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG25R02
Well Its confirmed, #6 cylinder which was not showing very many misfires was the culprit. 0 pounds compression, air leaking through intake. Valve or spring the van is out of commission in two months so the fleet decided to call it quits early. I guess some ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0101.
1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L runs with key off VIN: 2C3HD46J8X
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Timing belt VIN: 3C4FY48B42
Thanks to all that replied. I broke a camshaft pulley and nobody stocked one that is why so slow to respond. I took all advice and with brute force and ignorance was able to get belt on. Never have i done a belt so ignorant in my life. Again thanks for all th...
2004 Dodge Dakota 3.7L limp mode VIN: 1D7HL3BK64
low and behold, customer failed to tell me that he had his trailer hooked up when the trans fused blows. he brought the vehicle in with the trailer, and i found the wiring for the reverse light of the trailer was shorting against the trailer frame, thus short...
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SRT-10 8.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7H16H05G
I think everyone mentioned a restricted exhaust or cat restriction in some way. Everyone was right! Thanks a bunch to everyone and Neil [...] Texas you are absolutely correct it needs to be tuned. The supplemental over-fueling is no doubt what did it in. Cus... Trouble codes: P0175 (2/1 Fuel System Rich).
1996 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L differintial vent VIN: 1FTDR15U5T
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FBJS31L8V
thank you to all that replied it turned out to be a defective maf sensor it would work fine until the engine compartment was hot and then everytime you hit a bump in the road it would quit working.and thanks to clifford he hit the nail on the head you comment ...
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1421Y
What was really throwing me off on this one is that it would run good cold for 10 or 15 minutes before it would act up. When I stopped focusing on that I tested further. Many of you suggested replacement of the intake gaskets. On the right track but it was a l... Trouble codes: P0340, P0171, P0174.
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L key less entry on drivers door pad VIN: 1FMRU1563Y
thankyou everyone for your help. the fix was to find the RAP module, mine was under left side of dashboard, white in color and there is a sticker on front with a 5 digit number, that is the code for keypad. worked first time, thanks everyone! John
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Surge VIN: 1FAFP40402
Sorry, for delay. car came in friday 10 cleaned iac valve and thottle body retest car fixed Thanks for all help your great
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E83
1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GKDT13W9T
Thanks to all who replied. Mel & Mike hit it on the head. I had already replaced EGR valve, Maf Sensor with known good one's. I replaced spider injector because it was leaking but knew it was not responsible for surging.I noticed cam was 14 degrees, pulled dis...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L No Start VIN: JNRDR09YX1
Thanks to all who did reply, I did replace the IAC and the car start but with high Idle about 1400 RPM did not go below that, and getting check engine light code P0505, the IAC relearn did not help bringing the rpm down, YES the ECM was cooked and smell's bur...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L shifter VIN: 1J4GW58S0X
thanks for the tbs heads up replacement of shifter took care of it... Thanks for all of the replies Duane
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Misfire VIN: JT6GF10U1X
thank you for all replies the problem is fix 1 replace 6 coi car run fine now i waited un til it run good before i closed tech help the 6 coi was replace 6 month ago?? goes bab becau another shop broke the end wire and they put another spring in side . but whe... Trouble codes: P0300, P1300, P1305, P1130, P1315, P1320.
1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L auto temp control VIN: WBDJF25FXW
I want to thank all of you who responded. Steve from Florida gave me the most helpful info. I went to the link that he suggested, printed off the info and was able to enter the diagnostic routine through the HVAC control head. I determined that there was a ve...
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D3W
I appreciate all the info i received on the possible areas to look at. Ubnfortunately the customer has never returned for me to attempt to find the problem and repair, as mentioned he was going to bring it in Monday, but that has come and gone. 2 days later i ...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L shifting VIN: 1N4AL11D42
Finally got this one fixed. It appears that I got a bad speed sensor,I replaced the speed sensor again & all is good. You can bet if there is a bad part to be had that I am going to get it. Thanks!!
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D85
Thanks for the quick responses. I installed a oem cat and problem seems to be solved. We drove car till it ran cat monitor test complete and no light thanks again Trouble codes: P0420.
2002 Other GM Vectra 3.2L Oil in water VIN: WOLOZCF683
Sorry for the delay guys, it took a while to source parts. Firstly a big thank you to everyone that replied, it really helped, as most of you pointed out, it was looking like the oil cooler that is mounted in the v of the block. We had the heads off any way so...
1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2P4FP2536W
Thank you for all your replies, my customer choose to donate the vehicle to his church instead of proceeding with any repairs.
2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L noise in bellhousing area VIN: JT3HN86R92
Good morning all, I'm sorry I took so long to post this fix but I just plain forgot. This drove us crazy but here is the story. My tech went home and tried all the things that you all sugested and was comming up short. The flywheel bolts were tight as well as ...
2007 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L noise VIN: JTEZU14R77
Cleaning and lubing the steering stops corrected the issue. We had looked at this initially and found the stops to be greased, however they were not greased enough. It is basic stuff that needs to be looked at and looked at closely.
2007 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1KR32E77
Thanks to Brent [...], sent this one to Toyota per TSB EGO42-07. PCM replacement, apparently this is a common problem I just havent encountered until now. Thanks again Brent for the TSB number. Customer was pleased since Toyota warrantys this...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: YV1SZ58D41
checked all that was reccomended, did not get my scan tool updates before customer had to take vehicle, thanks for all the help.
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