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1992 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCFK29K8N
when the problem is not occurring i have communication with my genisys ,no codes ,vehicle runs fine .. problem does not occur while driving ..only when vehicle has been parked and you go to start it...when the problem occurs the SES lite comes on solid ,,, veh...
1993 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT14Z9P
Vehicle runs fine until i shut it off and let sit for a few minutes (after reaching full operating temp.)... then when i start it back up and bring it to anywhere above 1500 rpm it cuts out like its dropping a cylinder...each time it misses there is a correspo...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L all guages VIN: 2FMZA5149X
they brought this van into my shop because the guages were acting up it was here all day we drove it and hit bumps and everything trying to get it to do it. finally today it did it once. while i was driving it the guages for a few seconds went crazy the bounce...
1989 Honda Civic 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JHMEE2758K
Customer had emssion test done, failed due to high readings. Did a pin test on all wires, ground and power sources are good. O2 sensor is reading above .900 all the time. PCV is new, no restriction on exhaust, Engine vacuum is good, valve adjustment was done.
1996 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L Power Seats & AC VIN: YS3CD65U9T
This car has memory seats. The seat adjustment is highly intermittent. Sometimes it works OK. Sometimes it works in spurts. If you push one of the adjustments, the seat moves in that direction for about seconds then stops. If you release and press the adjust...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L power window VIN: 3VWCK21Y33
This beetle convertible came in with the drivers window squealing and jerking, regulator cable came apart. Replaced window regulator with new OEM part from the dealer. Part # was decoded from VIN part #1Y0-837-461-F. The regulator went in fine, window went up ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2001 Chrysler Voyager 3.3L engine
Thanks to all for your help and ideas. I finaly got this thing tore down. The heads are warped .012 and the 2 center pistons are galded.looks like its been very hot at one time.I am going to do an inframe overhaul.The block cleaned up nice a few scrtches in th...
1997 Dodge B2500 5.2L engine knock VIN: 2B6HB21Y8V
there is a bent conector rod on a piston and the noise that was hear in the valve cover was coming from down below well every one a word of ad vise have a noid light on an injector when u first start up a car after swaping brain boxes. it might just save u a ...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7MF3361X
The controller bolted to the side of the engine block solved the no start issue with this truck. Thanks for the help!
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L transfer case shift motor VIN: 1FTNX21L4X
sorry so long closing this help request. I actually forgot all about it. thank you to every one that replied. as everyone suggested I replaced the shift motor with a factory ford unit. yet to be seen how long it lasts. I also like to use factory parts when I c...
2001 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L rear axel VIN: 1FAFP45X51
thank too all the members of iatn for taking the time too help me out with this issue. he vehicel has been fixed, we pushed harder on the axel & we got the c clip.
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FM2U74W44
I advised the ower of the vehicle to use injector cleaner and see what happens, we used kleen flo tko injector cleaner, and the missfire went away for 2 weeks, then came back, i think carbon deposits were causing the missfire, an intake and injector flush fixe...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L compresso VIN: MA8934TVK8
Just wanted to thank all of you for your kind help and excellent advice. I replaced the compressor, expansion valve, receiver/dryer flushed lines added oil (except condensor just used air). Vacuum to 29.9 ml/hg , added refridg 134a. cars blows very cold and al...
2002 Mercedes-Benz Vaneo 1600CC Mechanical VIN: WDB4147002
Thanks to Mike for info. Clutch replaced and vehicle back on the road
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L security sys VIN: 4M2XV11TOX
The three replies I recieved suggested the d/s door lock. I took it apart but could not seem to see anything obviosly wrong. I then found that this lock is no longer available from the dealer or any parts stores near us. I would need more info on disconecting ...
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3G7DA03E21
I wanted to wait a few days before I posted to make sure the problem didnt reoccur & so far it hasnt. I drove this Aztek around last Saturday, it idled high several times, this time after shutting off & restarting the idle stayed high. It would eventually go d... Trouble codes: B3840, B3841.
1991 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L hvac VIN: JT2MA71N9M
The servo motor helped with the AC system but we still did not have full control until we cleaned connections at the ampflier.
1998 Volvo V70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5648W
Four sensors are all part of this circuit: baro (map), A/C pres, accelerometer and fuel tank pres. I have replaced baro sensor with new, but fault returned after 200 mile trip. A/C sensor gave different resistance readings from one in another car, so I repla... Trouble codes: 422 (baro sensor signal).
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: YV1SZ58D81
Thank you everyone for taking the time to respond to my post. A few suggested we send the ecm to module masters for repair. They said they mainly repair abs modules and clusters. I will keep their # for future needs, but they were unable to help us. It appears...
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