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1995 Acura NSX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4NA1286S
Hello all I got this NSX from one of my regular customers he had it at the dealer and they replaced all six injectors and an oxygen sensor. Less than one year ago and 2000 miles ago I replaced plugs with oem spec NGK,s. On his way to my shop to pick up one of ... Trouble codes: P1201, P1204, P1300
2002 Acura EL 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HHES36682
Honda tech and whoever have this problem before. This car come in w MIL On, I clear the code and come back after couple of week. Set code P0401, alldata have no info for Acura 1.7EL, so I used Honda Civic 1.7L would be the same, I think. According to the manua...
1995 Audi 90 2.8L Electronic VIN: WAUBA88CXS
bought this car from a customer with no shifting. found third gear clutches torn apart. had a trans builder replace all worn parts. basically did a soft rebuild. now has all 4 gears but only with manual shifting. will not shift automatically. anyone have anyth...
1994 BMW 318i 1.8L no rpm to egs VIN: WBABK6322R
We started the repair process with looking at all the communication with the DME computer. All circuits have a signal on them between the EGS and the DME computers. We have tried to research the circuit to determine which wires are the n-MOT signal but can't c...
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADN5333X
What is BMW DTC 141 code is not in All DATA for this year. All codes have cleared but 141 and 164. Have not resealed intake manifold yet. Fuel trim numbers are good with a hot engine. Will check cold in AM. Adapted throttle actuator and code 134 is gone. H... Trouble codes: 164 (Ambient pressure sensor in DME), 141 (unknown), 026 (Adaption limit lean B1), 027 (Adaption limit lean B2), 210 (knock sensor 1), 134 (Learning function lower stop throttle actuator)
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Service Reminde VIN: WBAVB17586
I have tried Snap-on, CarSoft, the MAC tool for oil service reminder reset, 2005,2006 and 2007 instructions for manual reset and I cannot get this oil service reminder to reset. It reads -260 right now. Can someone help me understand what we can do to reset th...
2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L ABS RR wheel speed sensor VIN: 3G5DB03E33
Greetings all, Need a little help if possible on this one. Got an AWD 03 Rendezvous here that has a reoccurring ABS code c0050 RR ABS sensor. The bearing was replace before and the owner opted for the higher end lifetime one. I inspected the abs scan data whil...
1992 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G6CB13B8N
Hello guys, having a bit of trouble with this one. 1st cold start starts and runs poorly, rich, missing surging black smoke and sometimes dies. Some times it will after running this way in the shop for 5 minutes or so begin to idle fine again with a little rou...
1985 Chevrolet S10 2.8L coolant/oil VIN: 1GC8S1489F
Hello, We have oil in the anti-freeze. No other problems at all. My tech thinks that if it was head gasket or intake there would be anti-freeze in the oil. He thinks someone added something to cooling system. Customer says no. Any ideas on what we are dealing ...
1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GCDT19W7X
customer states truck will die randomly. then will not crank/start. has had truck towed in twice now for same problem. first time early june could not duplicate problem. drove numerous times. checked for codes, tsb's etc. nothing found. later in june towed in ...
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16T2Y
we have this truck with bank 2 sensor 2 o2s reading 60 to 80 millivolts have replaced convertor 2 times have replaced o2s 3 times with oe units resealed intake gasket ,valley pan replaced pvc valve still have code po137 no other symptoms bank 1 all normal Trouble codes: P0137
2002 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L seering assist VIN: 1G1YY22G72
i replaced the balancer on this corvette and had to remove the steerin gear to do so. when i got it back together i had no assist at idle. i flushed the system to see if there was contamination and it got better in the bay. after a test drive however the same ...
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF52EX3
I am trying to help a friend and diagnose his car over the phone cause i wont get a chance to look at it for about a week. He called me about a week ago with misfire, he borrowed a scanner, p0300, he replaced plugs and found one that the ground strap was actua... Trouble codes: P0300
2006 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC13Z16
we have scanned solenoid with snap on scanner and run thru all diag flow charts for these codes and come up with replace pcm every time.solenoid does not operate when commanded to.is it true that the pcm will have to be replaced or can it be reprogrammed.thank... Trouble codes: 449 (evap control solenoid), 443 (evap control)
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi Limited 2.7L cluster lights VIN: 1C3EL65U21
i have good power and ground to cluster . when i pulled cluster out all illumination sockets (little grey plug in sockets w/bulbs were missing) . i had another cluster from older concorde (1998). i plugged in all sockets . when you jumper power they all light ...
1996 Dodge B1500 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB21XXT
hey guys. need some help neighbors van,has misfire codes but vehicle does not miss(no loss of performance)the misfires count consistently at 60 -70 mph. cyl #1,3,5 count up to @100 misfirs all other cylinders are ok. as soon as speed comes down misfires are go... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0305
1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Low idle vacuum VIN: 1P3ES47C0W
CS this problem started recently on a trip up north (from 1100 feet to 5500 feet). I suspected the timing belt had jumped a tooth or two. This was not the case. Timing marks line up perfectly. I have sprayed carb spray around the intake with no improvement in ... Trouble codes: P0172
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Brake Pedal VIN: 1B7GG22N81
Brake Pedal is spongey with engine running and with ABS disabled. Pedal is firm with engine off.
2005 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD2PD54425
I have a CRANKS but NO START Sprinter here that died on the road (SUDDENLY) and was towed in. Cranks over but no start. NO CODES (originally) when it came in . I followed the Dodge NO START flow chart and condemned the PCM. It has fuel, fuel pressure over 4000... Trouble codes: P2045 (Ckp position sensor), P2817 (Engine Off time not observred cranking too long I guess)
1983 Ford F-250 5.8L starter and solenoids VIN: 1FTFX25G4D
vehicle came in with a no start condition and the starter solenoid off the truck, put a new starter solenoid on and found the starter was bad also so replaced, started truck 10-15 times to verify repair and all was good, customer came to pick up truck and upon...
1990 Ford Ranger S 2.3L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR11A9L
engine will start rite up 1 time ,next time it cranks like the timing is advanced,it will stall the starter out when it is acting up.is worse while hot and intermittenly will stall w/no start. it backfires thru intake & exhaust both.it runs fairly well if you ...
1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L 3-4 shift VIN: IFALP6ZW3R
This is a 4r70w trans. I can't identify the problem. The trans will shift from 1 to 2 very firmly and accurately but it will not even try to shift to drive and then overdrive. There are no faults for the shift solenoids so is it the accumulator or what? The tr...
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 3.0L A/C cycling switch VIN: 1FTCR10U7V
Hey gang, I have one that is about to drive me crazy. The clutch cycling switch keeps going out on this truck about every 6 months or so. I replace it with a Motorcraft every time. Part # YH592. At first I thought we might have gotten a bad switch but after th...
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14211
This was in for a miss, we did the standard tune as all the ignition parts were original. It has a bad miss at idle that gets a little better when accelerated but not much. I pulled the upper intake and checked it, it didnt look terible but did have some build... Trouble codes: P0174 (bank 2 lean), P0305 (5 missfire)
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cooling fan VIN: 1FAFP34302
Hello all I have this focus in the shop with what is turning out to be a nightmare. the car was brought in for tune-up and engine vibration. replaced spark plugs and wires and replaced engine mount. returned to cust. cust returned about 45 days later and state...
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L trac/skid control VIN: 3FAFP31372
hello fellow iatn chums, i have a code in this focus that i cannot get rid of. the traction control/skid control light is on constantly and i have code B2477. i can clear it but then once i start the car it comes back. has anyone seen this and does it have to ...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDAF56PX3
starts and stalls when cold two or three times and then after running is ok. only occurs after left over night no codes present have replaced icp sensor cam sensor crank sensor
2003 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L Transmission VIN: 1FRAHP0A93
Hey Techs, got another problem car . This time its the boss's car. I get a growling bearing noise in reverse and lower speeds before third gear it goes away completely. Used eletric ears on the rear differial, left and right rear bearing , and trans. Trans I h...
2004 Ford Mustang 3.9L tranction control, rf wheel speed sensor VIN: 1FAFP40614
I replaced the RF wheel speed sensor in this car and it's still counting way high. The RF is reading 20-30 mph over the other sensors. The other ones agree, why doesn't this one? I saw a similar help request, with no solution. anyone else seen this before? it'...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSE35P45
Vehicle came in with check engine light on and only p0046. Cleared codes using ids and perfored koer test to see if code would reappear. Also performed turbo test in ids. Test drove vehicle and could not duplicate code or driveability problem. The code seems t... Trouble codes: P0046
1995 GMC K1500 Suburban SLE 5.7L Distributor VIN: 1GKFK16K0S
Hi, Thanks to all for any help. This vehicle came in running real rough,stalling,etc.Customer had diagnosed elsewhere for bad intake and wanted us to do the job. My so called mech verified intake leak, pulled dist without marking anything and after days, canno...
2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1GKFK66U13
has code B0414 temp control feedback range problem. blows warm air. if you press the a/c button then the compressor goes off and blows warmer air, rear ac system works fine. I have a tech 2 but don't understand the data. Which one is blend door motor and what ...
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L power door locks and windows VIN: 1GTHK29274
hi people this is my own truck 04 duramax 2500hd power door locks and window dont work i check IATN and people said to replace door module and reprogram BCM so i sent it to the dealer i cant reprogram car here yet the dealer said they cant reprogram it because...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L srs system VIN: 1HGEJ1124S
hi guys, i have an srs light on steady. jumpered both the blue 2 pin on right kick panel and also the yellow 2 pin (memory erase) next to underdash fuse block. srs light does not flash. horn is inoperative and tested voltage to horns, no voltage. i suspect dri...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation VIN: 1HGEM22961
hey honda techs customer brought in 01 civic says that sometimes after hot shut off car go in store 15 to 20 minutes later get back in car start to drive away and you lose accelator pedal car does not rev at all almost stuck at idle i have not been able to dup...
2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5J6YH18573
the car was brought to us from the dealer, and had a cyl#4 missfire. we found that the intake valve was burned on cyl#4. had the cly head rebulit and put the car back together. now we have a code for intake air system leak detected P2279, and has little rought... Trouble codes: P2279
2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L right head light VIN: 2HKRL18637
the right front head light is lightly dimm on daytime running system. if you turn the head light on the low beam and high beam work great but when you turn off the head lights to go into day time running lights the drivers side works great and the passanger s...
2006 Hummer H3 3.5L battery VIN: 5GTDN13626
concern battery dead found parasitic draw of 1.8a . continued to diag by removing fuses to narrow down to one circuit. removed fuse #13 rdo radio,heating, ventilation. amps droped by .8a the total draw was not eliminated so continued on fuse #14 droped .o6a bo...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L head gasket VIN: KMHDN45D92
head gasket is leaking again.. couldnt find a specific torque value for the head bolts, updated tsb talked about 25 nm for m10 bolts 30 nm for m12 bolts then 60 degrees then 60 degrees, i followed the procedure and tightening pattern, but the car came back wit...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58YCP
Hello everyone, this Jeep has been in and out of the shop for the same reason 5 times and the first time it seemed like a "no brainer", the vehicle was towed in as a cranks, no start. We checked the output from the ignition coil and found no spark. Then check ...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58N11
ECM and PCM have both been changed w/ new unit with new software. Started out as high idle upon starting (no MIL) removed and cleaned sensor on intake , TPS,EGR,PVC, etc. and problem went away for 60 days. Yesterday MIL light on and tranny slip and high idle n... Trouble codes: 0725 (engine speed malf.), 0325 (Speed Circuit malf.)
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Compressor/fan VIN: 1J4FF48S11
Thanks in advance for any help :-) Car came in low on charge I expect vented thru the pressure releif.I evacuated Replaced the oriface tube recharged the system.Pressures were low side normal high very high,fan not operating,Scan data shows fans not on also.I ...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7239X
Customer Complaint, CE light on . Scanned with LAUNCH, resulted in strange reading. PO310 cylinder 10 misfire and [...]. When we hook up the Brick, scan reading P0171 Lean, and P0131 O2 sensor out of range. Then when scrolling thru code list, the number... Trouble codes: P0310 (Cylinder 10 Miss Fire), P1700 (Unknown)
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L high side VIN: 1LNHM87A61
hello to all.this car came from used car lot,for ac not cooling enough,hook the gauges,it shows high side 20 and the low side 40,the system it has new motorcaft compressor and dryer,i put new expansion valve but no changes,still the same as before,when you sta...
1988 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JM1FC332XJ
Hello everyone, I have a problem that is really stumping me. To let you in on the whole story, this Rx-7 has sat for a few years. The owner said that when it was last driven, it felt like the transmission exploded, and now (a few years later) it doesn't start ... Trouble codes: 02 (Air Flow Meter)
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDC2030452
Hi all Merc techs I have one for you. This vehicle came in for the mentioned fault code. I have erased it, reset all adaptations and sent it on its merry way. Two days later car came back in same code. Mercedes TIS indicated with this fault it either could be ... Trouble codes: P2031 (032- G3/2 before CAT O2 sensor at off sensor signal error P0130)
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L all parts that vibrate VIN: 2MEFM75W71
has a vibration seems to come from the rear. does not effect the steering wheel. put on and balanced new tires, no help. rotate, no help. does not have a bent rim and tires do not have a hop. pulled drive shaft and u joints are free and no bends or dings in dr...
1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L engine VIN: JA3EM64J6P
it will crank and almost start but it backfires through intake.
1977 Nissan 280Z 2.8L fuel gage VIN: HLS30-2943
we are working on a 1977 dutsun 280z car intermitently stalls when put into reverse, fuel gage drops to empty,volt gage go to over 16 volts temp and oil gage goes inop. cycle key and if fuel gage goes up car will restart some time have to leave sit for awhile ...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D8S
If any Nissan tech knows I'm trying to find voltage readings for these wires. All-Data lists yellow and green wires at ecm pins 26 and 27 with engine idling 0-.4v not differentiating between the two wires. I get battery voltage on the yellow wire and .16 on th... Trouble codes: P0443
1997 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L A/C compressor power. VIN: 4NZDN1112V
We charged this A/C system to spec. and now the compressor will not get power sometimes. Some times the compressor will work fine or will only work for a couple of minutes. Checked low and high sensors both check out ok. A/C relay is also working fine. When A/...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on, NO START SOMETIMES VIN: 1N4AL1D32C
will start & run sometimes. had code po340. installed cps sensor kit & still having same problem. Trouble codes: P0340
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L sticks VIN: 1N6AA07B94
when you turn the ignition on the guages stick on the bottom and wont work for 12 to 13 seconds. was wondering if anyone has had this problem before.this is my first TITAN.
2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BA41E35
hey fellows i have a real pos here...i got a maxima that keeps setting a code po22 vvt bank 2 problem..here is what ive got so far oil presure cold is 65psi when engine is warm presure is 24 psi..so im gonna say that this is ok as alldata says it is but someti... Trouble codes: P0021
2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8L No Start, no pedle responce VIN: 3N1CB51D95
got a head scratcher here, car was towed in it would start and run fine you could press the foot feed down and it would rev as far as you wanted it to go, put it in gear all it would do is idle, press the peddle to the floor no accel at all...found no codes at...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D45
repaired code 1273 lean bank 1...found bulletin says must clear learning system or mil will illuminate with no failure... anybody know how with modis or solis?? or do i send to nissan?? just clearing codes did not keep light from coming back on in 2 or 3 trips Trouble codes: 1273 (sys lean b1)
2000 Other European arnage 6.75L blower motor VIN: SCBLC31E7Y
Hello all and thanks.I have a 2000 bentley arnage with no HVAC blower function.I have checked fuses and tried to scan climate control for codes and data with the launch x431 tool and tried to go in as a BMW 5 ,6,7 series because the control head look just like...
1991 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ14X3M
I am begging for everyone's help on this one! I have has this problem child for a while now and it is at the point where I need to solve this car soon before I lose what sanity I have left. This car has had a engine rebuild done by myself about a year ago. I h...
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2NF12F52
hey guys, have a problem with a 2002 pontiac grand am w/2.2l ecotec engine. owner towed vehicle to shop for a no start condition. it seems he purchased the vehicle with a blown engine. he then purchased a used engine with 50000 miles from an individual. he in...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WP0CA2980X
Car came in with p1600 and p1123 and p1125 and a k&n. Changed filter and maf because of contamination. Fuel pressure is right at factory specs. Smoked intake found leaking oil fill pipe. Replaced pipe. LTFT was b 1 6% b 2 11% replaced oil seperator at same tim... Trouble codes: P1600, P1123, P1125

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2001 Acura CL Type-S 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 19UYA42771
Most said do idle relearn and if that did not work replace the iac motor. Did idle relearn by clearing codes and let engine idle till cooling fans come on.Did this same problem. We replaced iac motor and car idles perfect. Thanks to all that replied. Trouble codes: P0505.
1967 American Motors Ambassador 5.6L alignmement spec VIN: 7KA97R1376
camb 0.0 tolarance is .38 cast.1.0 tolarance is .50 toe .25 to.13 thanks for all the help
1992 Audi S4 2.2L serp belt tensioner VIN: WAUHP54A5N
P/S pressure hose coming apart internally, partially plugged small screen at banjo bolt on pump. Replaced hose, cleaned screen, flushed P/S system. Customer has been driving car for 2 days. No news is good news, car fixed.
1999 Audi A4 1.8L no reverse VIN: WAUC88D7VA
thanks for all who replied.we pulled ecm from under the seat disassembled it found no signs of water damage.we went and reconnected trans scaned tcm only code we found was for the multifunction switch indcator in dash was no working so cleared code indicator w...
2001 BMW 740i 4.4L alarm VIN: WBAGG83491
I would like to thank everyone for there helpful suggestions.This car has been a pain in the butt(very difficult to duplicate alarm symptom).We have decided to sublet it out to the nearest BMW dealer (50mi away).We have learned (with your help) that it is nece...
2002 Buick Regal LS 3.8L shifting VIN: 2G4WB55K72
1993 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2GCFK29K9P
Thankyou for the great responses, this is the best tool in the shop. Customer had been think of geting a new truck and found a good deal and took it. Many were steering me towrd a fuel mixer or valume problem that probly was is. I am sory for the way the me...
1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L driver info center VIN: 1G1YY32G6W
thank you david from arizona the cluster was at fault but i sent it out to be repaired at specialty shop,a new cluster was 700 and the rebuild was only 329 to us, all is well. thanks again
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19TO1
the truck is fixed thanks the for the help guys its great to have support . i removed the starter the ckp was hooked up treid to pull the tape off around the pig tail so i could test the wireing and sure enough the wire on the end pulled out the others where ...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L radio VIN: 1GNFK16Z73
Sorry folks, I havn't been able to get the owner to bring this suburban back in. Seems he is content listening to a battery powered radio on the front seat. What I learned was that if the vehicle has a BOSE system and a console, the amplifier is at the rear of...
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Rear heater /AC VIN: 1GNEK13Z84
Thanks for the two replies - one stating possable wiring problems and one tech saying the need for the Tech II scan tool for relearn. This vehicle has been fixed -- spent a lot of time trail and error on this one ..."trying this and trying that" but here is w...
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L Slave Cylinder VIN: 3G1JH12F14
Replace slave cyl. assembly again, couldn't see any real problems causing the slave cyl to fail. This unit is all one piece design, with frt seal and throw out bearing attached. Used OE unit and not a cheap fix. Used Clutch Dr. Last clutch install and tha...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL55U51
Replaced lower radiator hose with new heat shield sleeve. Also necessary to replace B2S1 O2 Sensor. Damaged due to overheating. Trouble codes: P0305 (p0306-), P0306 (p0300-), P0300.
2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L water pump VIN: 1C3EL55143
Thanks to all who replied. We measured the clearance between the water pump impeller & timing cover & flushed all of the passages and components. We did not find any problems there. We still don't know if the water pump had actually been replaced at the previu...
1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Refrigerant System VIN: 1FA234E567
Thank you for the 11 quick replies. The vehicle has been repaired. I'm a little embarassed as to what happened. Robert is correct when he said that their is no way the high side could possibly go into a vacuum under the conditions specified. After a little mor...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKE30F5S
found water in IDM. there is a TSB ( 03-21-15 ) tis should help with water getting into the IDM thanks for the replies Trouble codes: P1293.
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Master Cyl, VIN: 1FTRW07W11
Thanks Again for all the help folks. tested ABS Mod By plugging off all the lines and problem stayed the same. Replaced the HCU and all is now well.
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Ignition key VIN: 2FTRF18W41
Customer took car to use and the battery went dead again but new symptoms. The instrument cluster was getting power with key out. Odometer was on, guages were on, battery light was on. When tracing, found when under hood fuse box was moved, problem came and...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 1FMDU75W12
replaced idle air control, idle speed dropped to 850 and stayed there cust has had vehicle for 2 weeks now. all indications and tests showed no problems with IAC however the only explanation I can see for the P0121 code during KOER is that the software in the ... Trouble codes: P0121 (TP circuit performance problem).
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L power mirrors VIN: 1FAFP40492
Short in wiring harness in boot between door and chassis.
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Radio VIN: 1FTPW12505
Thank you for all the help--we found the radio has a problem in the illumination circuit. We had another truck the same year model and switched radios. Headlight/radio combination worked with other radio. Thanks again.
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P36
Hey guys,thanks for all your help.After running all diagnostics that were suggested including removing the icp sensor and checking for leaks,I removed the ipr valve snd checked for damage and debries and found none.I put a new ipr valve on for milage was high ... Trouble codes: 2290 (low icp pressure voltage), 2291 (low icp pressure during cranking).
2005 GMC Canyon Z71 SL 3.5L abs VIN: 1JGHN34534
replaced ecbm and it was fixed. gm has had alot of problems with this issue. its crazy to have to change both speed sensors and ebcm when you replace pads and rotors.thats gets expensive. i would tell every one not to buy a cayon or colorado unless you want t...
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L pedal pulsation VIN: JHMCD5656S
By chance we had a on car brake lathe demo that we used this vehicle for, Fix it, I dont get the intermittence of the problem but its fixed.
2005 Honda Element EX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5J6YH28695
The iac was the culprit. Found problem running component test with Modis. Apparently the ecu program cannot determine the difference between an actual air leak and a sticking or unresponsive iac. The a/f readings confirmed the smoke test as to no air leaks as ... Trouble codes: P0507, P2279.
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start VIN: KM8SB12B12
I know it seemed to take forever, but we finally got the Santa Fe running. Our shop has been really busy ever since the Santa Fe arrived, so it wasn't like we were spending every moment everyday working on it. After we replaced the cam sensor and cam sensor co...
2005 Isuzu NPR 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4K1C4B1465
The alternator output was 14.1 volts but the alt. cable was showing 12 volts. cleaned the cable connection at the alternator & solved the problem. Trouble codes: P1516 (tac), P2101 (sensor disagree).
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4G258S3X
Installed new PCM today and it fired right up. I suspect this car took some kind of bad power surge because it suddenly has numerous electrical body issues that it didn't have before this problem but customer didn't want to spend to get into that. Thanks for a... Trouble codes: P0340.
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L oil pressure gauge VIN: 1J4GW48794
First of all, thanks to those who replied, even those that said to try a oem sender unit [I stated in the request that we had already done that]. Some agreed with me it runs through the bcm, and the customer decied to go to Jeep. Couldn't duplate the problem...
2003 Kia Spectra 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, Hard start VIN: KNAFB12153
Well, both cars are fixed. I wanted to give it some time to be sure. One driver still complains, but she wants a newer car with a/c. Every time I try it, it works great. I was able to get OEM cam sensors through Beck Arnley. Got to love it. Open the BA box an...
2003 Lexus IS300 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19223
Hello thanks for all the replies,the IS is fixed it ended up to be a bad connection in the plug to the ECM pin 28 for the B2S1 signal wire,everything is working perfect and it goes in to closed loop after warm up,thanks for all replies. Trouble codes: P0125 (Insufficient coolant temperature for closed loop fuel control).
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L drivers door glass VIN: 2T2HA31U24
thanks for the help we did get sorry to say we put this one back together without a fix. we had this door apart several times , replace the regulator assy.lube the tracks but it still jumps when it first opens. we reset the motor , we still feel the weathe...
1998 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BC1414W
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L alternator VIN: JM3LW28G2Y
All my test results were correct. The alternators were defective. Finally got NAPA to bring me a Beck-Arnley alternator and everything worked perfectly.
1994 Mercury Sable LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 1MELM5845R
I switched the ECM and the car started right up. Joe mentioned that if the ECM is disabled or disconnected the fan will default on and I did not know that, so thank you. It took an act of congress to get some information from the customer but he ended up tel...
1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6DD26S2W
thanks to all who replied..especially paul from illinios...the problem was the o2 sensor heater pin @ the ecm.i had to remove the pin out of the connector to the ecm and close it tighter. that was the last thing i would of thought it was...well i learned somet... Trouble codes: P0140 (rear os sensor heater circuit).
1997 Other Ford 4700 7.3L overheat VIN: IHTSCABK7V
found a tech bulletin from internatioal for alower temp thermostat and an updated clutch fan insalled both never went above [...] thanks again
1988 Pontiac Grand Am LE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1G2NV14U5J
thanks for all the info.the fix ended up being the crank sensor.i had good fire at cranking and good cranking rpms.replaced sensor,problem gone.thanks again!
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1G2HX52K9S
Thanks to those who responded. Had the tech recheck inputs and outputs at the computer. All inputs were good, but injector driver circuits were erratic when the problem was occurring. Replaced the ECM, and problem is gone. Trouble codes: P0341.
1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L bushing breaking
I feel kind of stupid but it turned out the rear motor/transmission mount was broken. I decided to remove it for a closer inspection and saw it was split. I was power braking the car a little to check the mounts but because i couldn't put the vehicle in reve...
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