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1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Delayed Shift and a no start VIN: 2GCEC19R6V
This is my next door neighbors truck who doesn't speak English very well. He states he was driving along and the transmission had a delayed/harsh shift and the check engine light came on. He brought the truck home and tried to start it the next morning and it ...
1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L engine VIN: 1GCCS1440W
Just got this truck in my shop. It was running fine and then just died. It will start once in a while but won't stay running and won't start again after it shuts off. It will start with starting fluid. We changed the fuel pump. The fuel pressure is 40. It's be...
1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3EJ56H6S
This car was brought in with a history of a recent head gasket repair and tune up. It has been running rough, rough idling, and stalling at stops. I did another tune up, removed the plenum and found the plug wires had been crushed by the previous repair shop. ... Trouble codes: P0206 (Injector 6 output driver not responding properly)
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6247V
Ok this car has been one of those that I just can't seem to fix and get out. It started about month ago. The car had an intake leak and an odd starting problem. Intake leak was repaired and I then began investigating the starting issue. When you tried to start...
1998 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GTGK29F3W
i've got an intermitent stall slowing down to stop signs it will stall restart fine move 5ft stalls again backed out of intersection stalled again on me now driving this 300 km hasn't happened again customer stated that the stalling was getting worse been once...
1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB7650A
car not have spark at distridutor,all the time,i chek for power is good. coil is inside on distributor,i change an other distributor,still the same. i chek computer looks not rust,.check engine light is good.if sombody can give any idea thanks in advance.
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy, VIN: 1J8HR48N42
Hello, all technicians: I am helping a auto parts manufacturer to design a cooling fan control module for 2001-2004 JEEP Cherokee. I know the cooling fan speed on JEEP Cherokee after 2001 is regulated by PWM signal from PCM depending on ECT. refrigerant pres...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L engine VIN: WDBNG70J81
2001 MB S430 overheats. The radiator fan was replaced because it was making too much noise. A few days later after the fan replacement on a hot day the car overheated. Using Launch scan tool these two codes relevant to the condition are stored: engine code P...
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L hvac control VIN: 1G3WX52H3X
thanks in advance...this car has automatic hvac controls...the problem here is with the ac on, and both driver and passenger hvac temp controls set to the coldest settings..the passenger side blows ice cold as it should...the drivers side blows warm...the blen...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: NO VI
This car have engine 1.6l , the problem is that the oil pressure light is turning on. at 2500 rpm. i put oil pressure gauge instead of the oil pressure sender and checked the pressure when the engine is cold and idlling the pressure is 3.5 bar. when it goes t...
2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YU4CY59256
customer came for a check engine light and intermittent driveability problem. she said that sometimes it hesitates. clear the code and it came back for the same poo89. what could be the possibilities of these code coming back? thanks. philip Trouble codes: P0089 (fuel pressure regulator circuit)

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2004 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L lights & compressor VIN: 4USBT334X3
Didnt really get any responses that led us to anything we were able to use. I requested that the customer drive the car and bring it back when I had more time to spend with it but in the mean time the problem has gone away. Thanks for the replys and have a gre...
1994 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L timing marks VIN: 1GCHC33F4R
thanks to all who replied, I have to rotated 180 degres to matched the timing marks for thediesel pump, I think chevy set the timing chain marks on cylinder #6 on compression and when u set the pump iot bring it to #1 on compression thanks to all your info was...
1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2G1WX12X7S
Apparently the O2 sensor had failed after the engine has been idling for an extended perioud of time. The sensor signal stuck at .29 volt causing the block learn an integrator to rise dramatically. There were no trouble code stored within ECM. After the O2 sen...
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L loc VIN: 89DDSPM110
It seems that I need a TECH 2 for the repair I don't have one so I need to send it to someone who does. Thank you all for your replies.
2006 Chevrolet c8500 8.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBM8C1GX6
unfortunately, this one is not fixed yet, and at this point i don't have access to it. i replaced the spark plugs, and that took care of the misfire that he feels. (which i was never able to duplicate) the code still resets, with no other driveability issues. ... Trouble codes: P0200.
1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L Charging VIN: 1GKEK13R8V
thanks for the help first was the check gauges lite coming on caused by a bad oil pressure switch the fuel pump noise was a bad ground situation did have high voltage drop ground side heavy corrosion between negative cables and star washered the ground for the...
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L oodometer VIN: SALTY12471
Thanks to all. i brought the vehicle to the land rover dealer and had the i/p and the bcm resynchronised. it did not change the mileage it stay as it was just stoped flashing. I think the tech did not believe me that i did not change anything to cause this ( ...
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L startermotor VIN: SALNM22242
Hi iATN tech thanks for the replies. I did what Marcus from Puerto Rico said and removed the battery tray, all looked nice and clean, but i did notice that the wiring to the starter had been repaired one time or other, so i removed the electrical tape and saw...
2004 Mercedes-Benz Viano 2200CC Torque converter VIN: WDF6398152
Found clearances in torque converter lock up clutch too tight modfied clearances all ok.
2004 Mercury Monterey 4.2L Air Bag Light VIN: 2MRZA20294
Before I close this out, a little clarifiction on the RCM. The owner of the van is the body shop owner's son. He sent the RCM out to a company he found on the internet to be "reconfigured" to save some money. Sounds to good to be true? I think so. I'm recommen...
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L compressor, fan VIN: WVWGF21J7Y
Had given up and finally sent the car to the dealer. After 6 hours of work the technician decided that the pcm was faulty costing 2300CDN$!! Only problem here, he had told the dealer that I had already did the necessary checks and wanted to verify that the pcm...
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