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1997 Acura CL 3.0L Electronic VIN: 19UYA225XV
got this acura that i replaced transmission coz of hard shifting. from stop will drive of ok on gear 1 but to change to the next gear which is 2 it will slip - revs go up followed by a really big jerk and will continue slipping and not shift further. this happ...
1998 Acura TL 2.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JH4UA2657W
Hey Folks - I have a 98 TL that only has a problem after running for one hour or longer. When vehicle is shut off it will intermit not start or at best will run rough. After cooling off problem goes away until vehicle is shut off again. I have not had an oppo...
2001 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L vsa VIN: 19UYA42601
Yellow triange light on ( believe to be VSA activation light)at all times. After half mile of road test. VSA light came on with code 84 (neutral position) Tried neutral position memoriaztion as per achive and the servcie manual. Was not sure that I shorted the... Trouble codes: 84 (neutral position)
2001 Acura MDX 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HYND18811
This car came in with multiple misfires and bad compression on # 5 cylider due to a spark plug tip coming loose and jamming under a valve , we removed the cylinder heads and had them refurbished , reassembled the engine and still had multiple misfires #4 and #... Trouble codes: P, 302 (misfire 4 cylinder), P, 304 (misfire 6 cylinder), P, 300 (multiple misfires)
1994 Chevrolet Corsica 2.2L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1LD5546R
Hi Folks, We've spent all day try to figure out why we are losing the 5 volt reference voltage to MAP and TPS. When we are wiggling the harness it will sometimes come up to 4.8 volts and the car will start and then stall when the voltage falls usually to zero.... Trouble codes: 34 (map sensor), 28 (quad driver)
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNCT18W45
got this vehicle in smells rich, last one of these i got had a leak down of the inj spider harness. desided to run compretion test and found 80 psi on all cylinders give or take 5psi. this seam real low. just wanted to see what you experts think. stop and put ...
1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Lack of power VIN: 1GCEK14K35
This truck was found to have no power to accelerate from a stop, almost like the brakes are on. The engine does not rev up and the trany doesn't slip. Also have found it doesn't stall when truck is running fine. I am leaning towards the transmission, the torqu...
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNCT18W4T
Good customer, good thing! I haven't given up on this but I would like to! Breif history...Last fall, towed in, no fuel-replace pump and wire harness to pump, towed in again in January, removed 1+ gallons of water!(vehicle vandalized). We replaced pump, flushe... Trouble codes: P0131, P0151, P0155, P0420
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L A/c vent temp at Idle VIN: 1G1JC5240X
I am trying to help out one of my broke college student customers on this one and get fixed as cheap as possible. The concern is as follows, Vehicle came in with a a/c not cold enough complaint. Furthermore temperature at Idle is much worse. I added a little f...
2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Electronic column lock VIN: 1G1YY32G8Y
This vehicle towed in won,t run more than 10 feet. Driver information center displays remove key/wait 10 seconds,service column lock. HAs had service bulletin #01-02-35-008 performed even though vehicle does not fall within the VIN break points. Called the dea...
2000 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L abs module, master cyl VIN: 1GCGC24R4Y
vehicle came to us with a low sinking-spongy pedal. we checked the front and rear brakes and the rear shoes were down. the rear cylinders were also seeping. we replaced the shoes and rear cylinders, and power bled the system. now the pedal is higher when first...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14WXY
Ok. Here goes the story. One of our customers sons got a DUI under age about a year ago. His license was suspended and the truck sat til about a month ago. On the second day of driving, customer notices a loud knocking noise from the engine, so he had it towed... Trouble codes: P0131, P0151, P0171, P0174
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hydroboost VIN: 1GNEL19W5Y
This vehicle came in with a complaint of a hard brake pedal when brakes applied and turning left or right simultaneously. We proceeded to check the hydroboost for proper operation when the power steering pump output shaft broke. We replaced the power steering ...
2002 Chevrolet Tracker LT 2.5L a/c blower,abs light VIN: 2CNBJ63492
we have a 2002 tracker which blows one fuse causing the abs light to come on,and the a/c blower to stop working . the fuse in question is marked "def" in the owners manual ,and is supposed to include rear window defogger,daytime running lights["drl"],and heate...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNFK16Z53
this vehicle is driving me crazy. The vehicle was towed from another shop that put an ignition switch in the vehicle hasn't ran since. I started with the basics i hooked up my tech 2 and had a po1518. i found a bent over terminal in the new ignition switch fix... Trouble codes: P1518
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L wont take fuel VIN: 1GCEK19B95
hey guys, have a 2005 silverado 1500 4x4 with 5.3l. cannot put gas in this vehicle without nursing it through the outlet. takes forever. the owner has replaced the evap canister purge valve and we replaced the evap solonoid with updated parts a few weeks ago....
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L pressure to high VIN: 3C4FY48B14
Hi Thank you in advance for any help on this one came in compressor blown. we think the pressure got to high and blew it out the pop off valve. we replace almost every thing compressor .orafice line condenser and drier cools ok pressure gets way to high coolin...
2005 Chrysler 300 Limited 3.5L abs VIN: 2C3JA53GX5
thanks in advance. the customer had a trans put in this car, and says the esp/bas light was not on before. i get a c1219 code, there is very little info on the esp/bas system. i can read data when i'm in abs data, i get 500 to -500 when the steering wheel is r...
1995 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L 3/4 shift VIN: 3B7KC23C2S
This truck has me baffled. Customer had a complaint of not wanting to shift correctly. We verified didn't want to shift to 3rd when cold - typical high clutch seal problem. Performed complete rebuild with electronics etc... sent it home. Customer returned with...
1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L head/HLAs VIN: 1B3ES47C1X
No oil coming from new lifters on #1 and 3 cyls on intake side. Replaced rocker arm bar. Same condition. Others have adiquite pressure flow from them. So oil circut ports are not restricted. Attempted to finger others to produce pressure in failing ones with n...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU16D24
has anyone seen a problem like this on a hemi? thanks in advance for any help. this truck acts up intermittantly and feel very similiar to a secondary ignition misfire. it will misfire under load but not a high rpms. when its throwing its fit you can make it m... Trouble codes: P0300, P0152
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L upshifts VIN: 1FA4F75U76
When we first began working on this truck we noticed that it had extremely early upshifts(3rd gear at 10 mph),erratic shifting(toggling back and forth between 2nd and 3rd gears rapidly at 20 mph)and no passing gear at 55 mph.It did seem to improve when warmed ...
1995 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Extended crank, hot VIN: 1FTCR15X4S
Hello Ford Techs. This Ranger is eating my cake today. Came in for an extended crank/seems flooded on hot restart problem. Has to sit for about 10 to 30 minutes with a fully warmed up engine before it will do it and, worse of course, it won't always do it. Fir...
1996 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L lacks power VIN: 1FTHX26FOT
truck runs fine majority of the time did find programmer in truck have removed programmer to verify it is not the cause when you drive the truck it will lose power blow black smoke and have no boost reading we have tied the ebp valve open after disconnecting i...
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP6530V
will not start replace coil pkg,test and replace cam and crank sensor and computer ecm and try remove cat/conv next is engine harness what can i check besides ing switch.timming belt is fine all marks line fine ///
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNF21L2X
Thanks in advance . This truck was towed in and customer stated thet he was merging from one freeway to another under accelaeration and the truck just shut down and would not restart. When i looked at it first thing in the morning it fired right up . Scanned c...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L rear wiper VIN: 1FMZU72X9Y
My 20000 explorer rear wiper has not worked properly for the last four years and now it has stopped. I have up and down commands and relays appear to be working. I get battery voltage alternating between the BK/LB wire and WH/OR wire at motor. I have a good ...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L timing cover VIN: 1FMZU83P9Y
By the book, to service or remove the engine front cover requires engine removal and removing the oil pan first. I found no alternate percedures. Has anyone ever serviced the front cover successfully with out removing the engine and oil pan?
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L rattle in drive VIN: 1FAFP34P91
hey all.this carhas bad vibration.other garage has done tune up,seems to me the motor mount is the culprit but would like to know if anyone else has had one like this as the mount is super expensive.thanx in advance.
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L engine VIN: 1FMPU16LX1
Cam chain tensioner failed causing a loss of lubrication to the right cylinder head. Customer continued to drive vehicle which has trashed the right side valve train and (I imagine) spread metal throughout engine. Left side now noisy too. I have recommended a ...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW07L72
hey fellows i got a ford f150 that cam in to shop last week with a po307 i installed a new coil from ford and all 8 plugs when road testing truck it started running rough and soon set a code for # 7 and # 1 miss fire i removed #1 coil and saw no problems i i r...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Rotors
Hello everyone, Let me first say thank you to everyone for taking the time to review this request. This customer usually maintanes his vehicle himself. He came to me back in Feb. complaining of front brake pulsation at freeway speeds. He had recently installe...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP56SX2
misfire when cold, eradic misfire for about 30 to 60 sec plugs look good, looks like original wires. does not set a code.
2003 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Turn Signals VIN: 1FTXA321K6
When we brought truck into shop the turn signals would work when you tilted the wheel up and not work when the wheel was tilted down. After removing the multi function switch I was not able to get any kind of turn signal or hazard lights to flash. I was look...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Power VIN: 1FDAF57P94
The truck arrived customer complaining of loss of power.Took truck for a test run runs smooth but no giddy up .when you punch it some black smoke but not eccesive.No code present or in history,checked both fuel filters both clean,checked turbo hoses on air sid...
2004 Ford Escape XLS 2.0L starter VIN: 1FMYUO2BG4
have this escape that the starter stays engaged with key in on position . if you disconnect clutch pedal switch have constant power at tan/red wire to starter relay in junction box . remove starter relay still have power on tan /red wire . tan and light blue w...
2005 Ford Freestar S 3.9L temp gage VIN: 2FMZA50695
When you drive this van on the road the temp gage will pin out to full hot then come down to cold and just fluctuate constantly like that all day. We changed the only sensor that we could find which was the cylinder head temp sensor in the front head. Even tho...
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF17294
hello everybody, i just wanted to say thank you for all the help with this one. it started around 6 weeks ago. came in with the above listed codes i smoked the upper and lower intakes-no problem found. fuel filter appeared o.e. i replaced it, test drove-light... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FBSS31L66
Upon road testing this van, after about 20 minutes or so the van loses power and stalls. Pulling off to the side of the road, crank the engine and it wont start right away. Takes a couple of tries. After getting it started, I can go another 5 minutes and it lo... Trouble codes: P061B
2006 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Misfire VIN: 3FAHP08166
Hey Ford guys: I have an 06 Fusion 3.0 DOHC with a steady miss at idle on cylinders 4 & 6. See repair history for how we got there. Doesn't miss off idle, but the engine makes a loud random klanking noises under accel, like the timing chain is loosing tension.... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire cylinder 4), P0306 (Misfire cylinder 6), P0316 (Misfire on start up)
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDS13572
Hi guys, This Envoy came in several weeks ago with a p0420a cat efficiancy code and after watching the rear O2 sensor trace on my genisys i saw it would periodically flat line. The code came back after a couple of weeks and seeing a normal but high voltage g... Trouble codes: P0420
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GKDT13S62
Ok, this is going to be long... vehicle came in with the complaint that the speedometer quit working. I conducted a gauge sweep test and all gauges worked fine. Then I started retreiving codes. The BCM, IPC, ABS and air bag controllers all gave me a code U1016... Trouble codes: P0502 (vehicle speed sensor low/no signal), U1016 (loss of communications), U1000 (class 2 serial communication problem), C0237 (rear wheel speed sensor circuit fault), C0236 (rear wheel speed sensor circuit), C0267 (pump motor circuit open/short)
2004 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Seat Heater VIN: 1GEK13284R
Got this Yukon and the seat heaters for both cushions do not work(the part you sit on). The back warmer part works, but not the cushion. I have power to both cushions when the switch is activated, but no ground for both of them. I have no ground coming out of ...
2005 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GKDS113S5
2005 GMC Envoy 4.2L with dtc code p0302 cylinder #2 misfire and p0128 coolant thermostat. Replaced all 6 spark plugs with AC delco plugs and replaced ignition module coil #2. Fault came back after 3 miles, now the car stalls on the road but it starts back up. ... Trouble codes: P0302, P0128
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L shift interlock VIN: 2HKRL18982
after transmission was rebuilt and installed, won't start and shifter is locked. When shift interlock is depressed, shifter moves but no start. Solenoid has power. Mlp is new. All grounds confirmed. Starter relay good.
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L rear hub bearings VIN: JHLRD78872
I am replacing rear hub bearings for the second time. Had to go to Honda to get the correct ones. Seems after market parts catalogs are not accurate. When installing the bearings I know that the white mark must point towards front of vehicle. My question is sh...
2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L window VIN: JHMRE48777
Car was brought to me and the problem is that when you roll the drivers window up in the automatic position it will hit the top then roll half way down. When you roll the window up manually it will stop. I suspect that the drivers window module is damaged from...
2005 Hummer H2 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GRGN23U75
this limo runs great just the check eng lamp blinks under a load , was running bad did tune up , check fuel pressure and replace injecter on 1 cylinder only the truck runs great and only does this once in a while under a load like when it has 20 people in it o... Trouble codes: P0301
2004 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Compressor VIN: KMHHM65DX4
Customer came in saying the A/C was not working. I did an evac and recovered about 200-300g and according to Mitchell it takes 600g. So i then recharged the system and the A/C compressor will turn on when commanded but the high and low sides remain the same as...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJGX2741V
We pulled this car in runnign and driving. Removed the trans to replace the rear main and trans input shaft seals.After re-installing the trans the car wouldn't start and appeared to be loading up on fuel. I found the vaccum line to the fuel pressure disconnec...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: SAJDA01C8Y
There were 4 DTCs stored and the CEL was on, which the customer hadn't mentioned when he made the appt. I read the codes, which I have listed above. I found the #6 plug encrusted with brownish carbon while the other 2 left bank plugs were normal. The right ban... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean Bank 1), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire), P1383 (VVT over retarded Bank 1), P1388 (VVT over retarded Bank 2)
2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA51D23
i have this 03 x type that keeps setting a p0447 evap vent control circuit open.i have replaced selenoid code keeps coming back.i have jag factory scanner and i can activate selenoid and i always have power and ground.when its on a lift.it also has a code p158... Trouble codes: P0447 (evap vent control circuit open)
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L throttle VIN: 1J4GZ58SXT
Thanks in advance for any help. I've cleaned throttle body replaced throttle body gasket cleaned and then replaced isc sounds like vacuum leak but I can't find it and then it will just stop . Usually this happens in the morning .it is definitely at or around t...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GW48N2Y
Fellow techs we have another head scratcher, we got this jeep in 3 days ago for random dieing, we scanned for codes and had none, once it died all the dash gauges would also die, if you let the car cool down it would start again, if you tried to start hot you ...
2002 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L timing belt VIN: KNAFB16102
We have this 1.8 lt. engine with a broken timing belt. It does come up in michell as a interference engine. Does it always bend the valves for this model? Any possibility of it not having bent valves? What has been the experience for techs working on these eng...
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: SALTY1248X
Hi, I have an intermittent no start on this 2003 Disco - it has died twice while the customer was driving it, and it would not restart so he's had it towed to our shop. When it arrives here I crank it for 10 seconds or so and it starts. I have experienced the ...
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22161
hello to all mazda tech and anyone that wants to help. i have a 2001 mazda millenia with a 2.5l dohc motor. we rebuilt the engine. we have 160 psi compression on cylinder 1/3/5 and 175 psi on 2/4/6. the car is setting a p0303 for misfire in cylinder 3 and it i... Trouble codes: P0303 (misfire cylinder 3)
1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBCA39E7K
MB experts. I restore MB and would appreciate some suggestions. When car is hot and shut off, then started about 20 minutes later it acts like it has a very rich fuel condition. It stumbles and won't drive without stalling. After letting it idle for a while or...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBGA32E1R
Hi all, This car came in with leaking head gasket and rotted engine harness also was constantly stalling. We replaced head gasket and harness. Car started and ran good but idle is hunting. We replaced THROTTLE ACTUATOR with VDO actuator from Worldpac. Idle sti...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Kompressor 5.5L oil level VIN: WDBSK74F13
I did a oil change on this vehicle and filled it with oil. Went to check the oil level with the special dipstick and found out that I don't have the right dipstick for this vehicle. I was wondering if anyone can tell me how many millimeters up the stick it sho...

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2004 Audi A4 3.0L Power steering VIN: WAUDT48H64
Many of you were correct at hinting at some type of leak in the supply lines to the pump. There was a pin hole leak at the bend of the supply hose directly at the pump intake. The pinhole was near the bottom of the 6 inch hose in the bend, right above the ho...
1998 BMW 318i 1.9L unknown VIN: WBACC9323W
This one is fixed! It was a broken starter drive. It was not pulling itself back in after engagement. Staying meshed with the flywheel teeth causing the noise I was hearing. The responses were almost even on how to remove the starter. Some saying the intake ...
2002 BMW 525i 2.5L vane unit VIN: WBADT42040
Well almost everyone was right on the money, Vanos seals had failed due to BMW recommended servicing of 25,000 km between oil changes. We are unable to buy the seals in Australia, but were able to order them from the U.S. ( www.beisansystem.com). They have the...
1994 Buick Century Custom 3.1L siezed sensor VIN: 3G5AX54T3R
well I had damaged it to much I believe to pull it outalthough tried to heat up a screww and pull it out. so I tried to pound it in but with my luck the way this job had gone i decided to pull the pan a little to see what was up against and to be on the safe s...
2003 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L front brakes VIN: 3GYEK63N63
this one drove me crazy if i hit the brakes the front would lock up if a tapped the brakes twice real quick they would release and if i turned the steering wheelleft and right just a little they would release i flushed the power steering twice and the brake fl...
1992 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Engine oil leak VIN: 1GCGC24F1N
Summary is unfortunately the truck has not come back. I bet they are driving around with the hose on the dipstick tube, running to a oil jug and just dumping the oil back in the engine.
1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GCEK19K3S
Thanks to all those who took time to offer some help. Special thanks to Todd from N.C. who forwarded a NAPA tech line response from a guy who had a similar problem. He replaced the ECM and when that did not cure the condition suspected the EPROM. Even though t...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L rear ac&heater VIN: 1GNET16S03
thanks to everyone that replied the job does,nt seem so scary now thanks to you. She has to hold off on the repairs till a later date. Thanks again Steve
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L A/C request VIN: 1G1JC52F24
Thanks to all who replied. We have replaced the BCM and also found a break in the serial date wire. Although we had attached a jumper wire, it was a break in the wire in the area between the jumper and connector pin. Look carefully at this if you get the same ...
2006 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L Keyless Entry VIN: 2C3KA63H66
The car finally came back for me to recheck. Everything was working fine! I couldn't believe it. Now I am wondering if there could have been a button sticking on one of the old fobs? Just could not duplicate the problem at this time. Thanks for the replies!
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3B7HF12Z1W
Thank You Michael [...] for your replies. Consensus of the replies point to a fauly PCM. It seems the SENSOR RETURN circuit K4 (term A4 at PCM)can only be gr... Trouble codes: P0132 (O2 Sensor), P1762 (Trans governor pressure).
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L Fuel gauge VIN: 1D7HU18D35
Problem found. Turns out it was the sender in the tank that was at fault. Removed sender from tank and manually operated it while observing gauge and found gauge to read all over the place but mostly to the high end of the scale or beyond end of scale even. Fr...
1990 Ford Pickup F250 7.5L a/c & p/s belt
Thank to all the IATN members who took the time to respond to my request.Most of the replies related to alignment. What I found, after using a small straight edge, was the water pump shaft had moved forwards enough to cause belt to run on the front side of the...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L lf marker assembly VIN: 1FTDF15Y4R
apparantly this thing has pins that should pop out when pulled on however ours was way to stuborn for that. we were unable to actualy put the bulb in do to the time frame. thanks to all that replied.
1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L bumper bracket VIN: 1FTCR11X3V
well, i am lazy and didnt want to cut and weld, but i did. thanks to all.
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU72K42
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED, WE GOT THIS ONE FIGURED OUT BUT CUSTOMER DIDNT WANT TO PUT THE MONEY INTO IT. SEAN FROM CALI MENTIONED SOMETHING ABOUT TIMING JUMPED, SO WE PULLED THE VALVE COVER ON THAT RIGHT SIDE AND FOUND PIECES OF THE TIMING TENSIONER GUIDE LAY... Trouble codes: P0172 (system too rich bank 1), P0300 (random misfire detected), P0301 (cylinder 1 misfire detected), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire detected), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire detected), P0316 (engine misfire detected on start up).
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21L13
After r/r all spark plugs and checking spark,injection,compression, and anything else I could think of we found a tiny hole burn't into a coil boot.During spark KV testing I run a test light along each boot with the engine running and thats how I found the vo...
2008 Ford mustang 4.0L No Start VIN: 1ZVHT80N88
engine was shot, low compression in all cylinders. was replaced thanks
2002 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLT 6.0L compressor VIN: 3GKGK26G82
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L navigation VIN: 1HGCM6684A
The fixed for this was the Navagation Module.thanks to all who replayed.
2003 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L engine VIN: KMHCG45CS3
Thanks for all the good info.Found vehicle to have bad crank sensor.replace crank sensor,test drove vehicle all fine @ present time.Thanks iatn.
2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Stall VIN: KMHWF25S53
Since I posted the update, all seems fine with the vehicle. For those who may not have had the chance to read the update it is my belief that the crank sensor (replaced with T-belt & water pump) solved the problem. The car has been gone for more than a week ...
1984 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L smog failure VIN: SAJAY1343E
thanks everyone. i ended putting a new engine ecu in it and took care of the problem. michael.
2005 Land Rover RR Sport Sup 4.2L Misfire VIN: SALLSAA345
There is a TSB regarding a similar problem (irregular idle after starting, start and stall, no accelaration...). TSB is regarding a software update (patch) for ecm fuel pump control. In this particular case I worked with I think problem is related to a bad f... Trouble codes: U3E22.
2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JM3LW28J23
I forget to mention that i was using a snap on solas.as everyone said i wasnt going to get miss fire data on this scanner with this vechical.after driving the car for 45 minutes the miss fire was pretty constant,we were able to power brake car and get it to mi...
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start VIN: 107044-12-
Thanks everyone for the great replies. Everyone aggrees there is no timing involved, its just plug and play. I don't have an exhaust gas machine, as many were saying to adjust mixture control screw to achieve certain exhaust readings. However I did richen the ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L abs,esp,bas VIN: WDBK49F33F
Thanks to all that replied especially Alain and Stephane for explaining how these wheel sensors work. It is not possible to get an ohm reading. I have never seen a 2 wire hall effect sensor but here they are! I checked the front sensors again wich were working...
2002 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB5142L
the fix was the ecu Thanks for all the replys iatn is great can't do this job without it thanks again
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L cooling system VIN: 1G2NF52T1Y
sorry for the late post. many thougtful replies included:blocked/restricted heater core,cheap/defective thermostat,cracked head,etc. turned out to be a blockage(chunk of black rtv) in the 1/4" steel tube that runs along the back of the head(steve from ontario ...
2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L securtiy VIN: 1G2NW12EX2
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Customer is very happy. I found out today that this problem has been gradually getting worse for months. I performed Greg's test first and barely got 40% of load. Everyone was pretty spot on about the MAF. I cleaned the hot wires with CRC Electrical cleaner an... Trouble codes: P0170.
2001 Toyota 4Runner 3.4L tail lamps, and gauge cluster lamps,tail lamp fuse VIN: JT3GN86R81
ok, so i started from scatch. the last thing that was done by a radio shop was a new attenia. so i unpluged it and saw if the fuse would blow once i messed with the new dimmer switch. it blew. so then the second to last thing was my buddie installed his own st...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L battery VIN: 3VWDD21C3Y
Ok, thanks to everyone so much for the ideas. I went through all of the recomendations that were suggested and luckily enough the problem finally started acting up consistently. It was Robert from texas that suggested I voltage drop the alternator harness. A...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L cruise VIN: AVW56VVBYA
took the car to a friend that just does vw audi had a factory scanner in short had to replace the comfort module or to us a bcm thanks for the help
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L abs VIN: 3VWRG71K25
Thank you danny, saved me a dealer bill. That was it. once basic setting 103 entered stoped the road fuction test. login 40168 set basic settings for my 3 sensors in brake electronics. I did have to go into steering assistance and do basic setting for angle s...
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