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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L multi-function steering wheel VIN: WAULD64B14
Proformed operation test with scanner and could operate radio through scanner but when checking data blocks in steering wheel it says - NOT OPER - Tried to clear codes and they came right back, disconnected battery and tried a rebot of the system by touching p...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L No Start VIN: WBAAM5331X
Customer said vehicle had been sitting for a while. Decided to bring the vehicle in for repairs. Cluster shows that the gear is in "S1" When i change the gears, it still shows "S1" on all the gears levels (P,R,N..) I tried unhooking the Cable from the transmis...
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L a/c compressor VIN: 5UXFA53593
Good day to all. This is my first post on the iANT NETWORK. I would like to thank all in advance for assisting W/ this A/C issue that I have incountered. This BMW X5 came in w/ a "no A/C" issue. After performing basic system pressure checks (static pressure 85...
2003 BMW 760Li 6.0L Hood VIN: WBAGN83463
Hello Fellow Techs, I need some help from the BMW experts. This car was brought to me from another shop. The spent 6 hours trying to get the hood open. They'd broken out the left grill in order to gain access to the left hood latch with no luck. The hood cabl...
2003 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L EBCM Module VIN: 1G4HR54K53
Vehicle came in with ABS light, Red Brake light, and Traction control light all on. Scanned vehicle with Snap On Modis and retrieved codes C1214 & C1255. One of those indicates an internal fault in the EBCM, the other just indicates that the PCM has turned on ...
1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L bleed VIN: FKJKLFS569
does ny one know the procedure for bleeding this system
2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L d/s window VIN: 1GKD54Y74U
vehicle came in from a local used car dealer, with d/s window, power door lock and mirror all inop initially tested for powers and grounds at window master switch, everything was all powers also repaired bad ground to system, we replaced switch and now with ne...
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, HARD STARTING VIN: 1GBEL19W5V
Hi everyone i have a problem child here.this astro van will start very hard after is sits over night.once it starts it runs good. There is no codes. I check the spark and that is good. Fuel pressure is 60lbs when the key is turned on. it drops to 58 after the ...
1999 Chevrolet Metro 1.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C1MR2260X
Car came in with light on, Code po400. No drivability complaints. Tech 2 scanner showed computer is commanding valve properly(19 inches vacuum to valve, valve opens all the way) - Manually applying vacuum to valve the engine DOES stall out. Cleared code & road... Trouble codes: P0400
2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L 4 wd VIN: IGCDT19W02
This is a strange one. truck sounds like its trying to go into 4 wheel drive low? vibration and rubbing noise changes with road speed but this is the strange part it only happens on long hills at 50ish mph and only going up hill, you must go at least 1/8th of ...
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Air Mix Control Motor VIN: 3GNEK13T42
This vehicle does not switch from hot to cold when using the control head. I can control this system with my Snap On Verus. I can also control the door by adding a 3amp fused jumper on the control wire to the 5v ref. Looking at my voltages all the power and gr...
2005 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L radio/cell phone VIN: 1GCDM19X35
Hello all you IATN gurus,i really have a wierd one here.first off the truck is used for servicing atm machines,i dont see anything out of the ordinary,but when lifting truck seemed very heavy,anyway customer cannot talk on cell phone while in truck,i also trie...
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Window VIN: 1GNDT13SX5
I tested the passenger side front door motor and its fine. The main switch on the driver side for the passenger door and the switch on the passenger door both are inoperable. I have power going into the switch board on the passenger side but no power coming ou...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L t-case VIN: 2GCEK13TX5
This is my own pick up, I have been w orking arround this problem from 4th of july. After a 15-20 mile trip the truck will go into 4wd high and lock frt end accuator and will sometimes shift into auto from 4 high but it will not go into 2wd unless truck has sa...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L MIL Lamp on, P0087 VIN: 1GBJK34D86
This vehicle is actually a cab and chassis with an ambulance body. Sets code P0087, insufficient fuel rail pressure. Test with GM special tools as per SI. Pressure the fuel test port to 10 psi and pressure drops pretty fast. Should hold 10 psi for 2 minutes an... Trouble codes: P0087 (Insufficient rail pressure)
1993 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP54R9V
This T&C will go into theft mode very intermittently. The last time the vehicle went on a 500 mile ride was parked and would not start and stay running after that. It would start then quit because of antitheft shut down of injectors. I found that there was fro... Trouble codes: P1695 (lost communication with bcm)
2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L no communication VIN: 1B4HR28N51
durango was brought to me with no start condition, cranks ok. initial inspection was no bus messege in instrument cluster and horn and lights were going off intermittently. i hooked my modis to the dlc and could not communicate with pcm. also BUS was tested an...
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46RX1
Hi everyone & thanks in advance for any & all help that you can give me. I'm at a loss on this one. This car came in our shop starting & running fine but needed an engine because the customer ran it dry of oil, so when it got hot had low oil pressure with a c...
1982 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 2FAAS00B4C
Hey Guy's I know this maybe a dumb question but I cant seem to get the front crank pulley bolt loose, just wondering if I'm going the correct direction. We tried both directions but to no avail, just want to know which way for sure be for we break out the 6 ft...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L charging with warning ind. on VIN: 2FMZA5341X
Thanks in advance to anyone that can help. Ive looked at the two other posts about the P1246. And the one seems really close to the problem I've got. The vehicle came in and the system was not charging at all. We put a used altenator that we had laying around ...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP56S5Y
Sitting in park and running, hot, vehicle will miss or seem to cut out one or two times in a row, every once in a while. Pcm ground will spike over 1000 ohms, and Battery volts will go over 17 volts. NGS Star Tester Ford Scanner will beep and we lose our live ...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L chk eng light VIN: 1FMZU73E5Y
cust complaint-engine idles fast then slow-sometimes wants to die-a/c inop-the coolant system was low and cust filled w/water. the vehicle has sat for about two years-they just do not drive it--we flushed the system-replaced the thermostat, has a check engine ...
2000 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Starts then Dies VIN: 2FTRX18L5Y
Vehicle will intermittently Start and then Die when key is returned to "RUN" position. You can tell the vehicle is not going to start, the instrument gages will peg to the right then return to the left. Also when the vehicle is doing this, you lose power to ... Trouble codes: B1318 (Low Battery Voltage at Module), C1284 (Oil Pressure Switch Fault), B1876 (T-Case 2 WD Solenoid Circuit Fault), B1313 (Battery Saver Relay Coil Circuit Fault), B1302 (Acc. Delay Relay Coil Circuit Fault), B1315 (Battery Saver Relay Coil Short to Battery Positive)
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Ride Control, Air Ride VIN: 1FMDU74E1Y
Vehicle in our shop from local body shop due to air ride inop. Scanned and retrieved code B1565 (Door ajar input short to Batt+). Have monitered all door inputs to GEM module, all read open/closed accordingly. No pid available on modis for air ride door ajar m...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L low beam VIN: 2FAHP71W04
hi there,this vehicle head lamps low beams just quit working for afew minutes and then work ok .please any help will be apreciated thanks.
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU93185
This one is intermitant. Light was on one day and then on and off three or four times the next day. Code is not present on the day it comes in. The sensor looks ok when I scope it. The fuel trims are all good. Long term dances around 0-2 on both banks and sho... Trouble codes: P2197
2005 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L timing chain/phasers VIN: 1FTPX14585
Guys we need a few Ford Tech pointers with this 'un! Having scanned the engine we picked up a variable valve timing fault(s) and noisy operation. After opening up the front end (timing cover) we observed that the timing chains had stretched/worn to excess, gui...
2006 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L radio VIN: 1FTPW14546
this truck's radio will remain on when key removed and door opened. the door ajar sensors are all operating because the odometer will go on and off according to door open/close. if you press any one of the power window switches on the driver door the radio wil...
2007 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L MIL Lamp on, traction control off VIN: 1GKER3357J
Hello Techs, Thanks for reading. We have this vehicle in the shop for a second time in two weeks. Originally we repaired a P0442 dtc for evao emmisions small leak. This involved removing the fuel tank and replaceing the evap vent solenoid. We returned the vehi... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2), P0496 (excessive evap flow)
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Shifts erratically VIN: 2HKYF18633
Check engine light came on, D light was on or blinking according to customer, and the trans wasn't shifting properly. Two previous times she said the VMT light was on when this happened, but by the time she came by the shop no lights were on, and no codes were...
2005 Honda Accord EX 2.4L wheel bearing VIN: 1HGCM55655
hello all i have this accord that is driving me nuts. this vehicle has a wheel bearing type noise that starts @ 65km per hour and continues to get slightly louder with speed and very noticable @ 110 km per hour. i have done all checks for wheel bearings and c...
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L ABS light VIN: 1J4GL58K03
Hi Everyone and thanks for reading. Customer complaint ABS light on. NOTE this vehicle is not equipped with ABS. I realized this later on. ABS light does a bulb check and goes out at start up. Approximately 6 seconds later comes back on steady. Check for co...
2005 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA64S25
I have a 2005 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon wita a 4.0L and a manual transmission.. This vehicle will not start or run and the starter relay will not send a signal to the starter solenoid and the fuel pump relay and asd relay will click irratically but not stay on. Wh...
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Engine VIN: SALJY1242W
Hello Land Rover techs, I have a 98 Disco with an engine knock. Noise sounds like rod knock so was able to isloating #6 cylinder, noise went away. removed pan found no problem with bearing and all looks good. I am aware of rocker noise so I removed VC to verif...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L srs VIN: WDBGA33E7S
Hello techs, i have a 320s with codes 17=front rightseat occupied child recogination. 25=f.right bucklesw problem.po041=undocumentd code. retrieved w a snap on modis.i have limited repair info, but have got to the seat buckle sw and it ohms in spec,400 ohms un...
1986 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEBP87U1G
This car is driving me nuts. Came in with the description stalls out and wont restart. Had a new alternator, new starter solenoid, new battery & battery cables. I replaced the voltage regulator (wasn't charging). Let the car run for approx 10-15 mins @ idle ...
2005 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L abs system VIN: 1MEFM50U45
Please help with any diagnosis you can -- would be greatly appreciated
1998 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.6L battery VIN: 1N4AB41DXW
this sentra de-charges a battery in a matter of hours there is a huge draw with key off all doors and accessories turned off. when i pull out the 7.5 amp fuse for the ecu the draw goes away. what else should i be looking for on this circuit the ecu is the only...
1999 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L compressor VIN: 2P4F92537X
vehicle had comp. locking up, replaced a/c compressor, drier, h-block, and flushed the system. recharged with 134a freon, a/c system cooling great, till you go drive vehicle on a hot day and get over 55 mph a/c will shut off briefly let off accel. to slow down...
1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Unknown VIN: 1G2NE52T2V
this is my girlfriends car she said she was driving home had to brake hard and now the car locks up one wheel and skids this car has done this to me several times mostly in the mornings like only the rear brakes work i have seen several of these cars cavaliers...
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2WP55266
Found no resistance in the black/white wire from ecm to o/2 sensor. ran a seperate wire just to make sure. when vehicle starts cold it spikes to 1.97 amps in the first 10 seconds and sticks the code in the ecm. has to sit with key off for 10 hours before it wi... Trouble codes: P0053
2006 Pontiac G6 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2ZG55876
Hello techs, I’m looking for some help in confirming a diagnosis. Customer stops for fuel and car will not restart. Customer states no previous problems but they “knew they needed a battery". Gets a jump start, car starts but has no power, display reads “vehic... Trouble codes: U0107 (Loss of comunication between TAC and ECU)
2000 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L engine VIN: WPOCA2996Y
Car came in w/noise from right bank. We diagnosed as bad variocam actuator on that bank. Replaced assy and resealed both valve covers. Engine was much quieter, but had tick/clack from right bank. Tore it back down and inspected lifters and valve springs. All l...
1988 Saab 9000 Turbo 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3CT58L8J
Hello all; I have an '88 Saab 9000 turbo with a lack of power concern. It will idle, but putting my foot down on the throttle makes the engine want to stall. I tried getting flash codes from terminal 3 of the three pin connector located near the hood hinge on ...
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L body control VIN: 1G8JV54F32
The body control on this saturn locks up intermittantly-it then ceases to function until it is powered down (battery disconnect)and restarted I want to replace the control but they are backordered (with no ship date) I have access to a used control -I need to ...
2002 Toyota Tundra 3.4L drums, rotors VIN: 5TBBN44152
Vehicle vibration when brakes are applied. we replaced front rotors and rear drums. Upon road test, vibration still present. Replaced drums and rotors for a second time, still vibrating when brakes applied. Determined some vibration originates in the rear. Fou...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 1.8L Engine VIN: WVWBD63B65
Car came back in with cel on P3081, SO WE REPLACE THE COOLANT SENSOR WITH AN UPDATED ONE. A week later customer says low coolant light begins to flash and engine over heats. The main problem now is pressure buils up , pushes the coolant out of the jug and th...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5572W
Hi, This car came in with a poor start condition,the gas would have to be held open to start, once started it would idle fine. The MIL light was on with code EFI-121. I tested the MAF and found no problem, I also tried with a new one and still had the same p... Trouble codes: EF112
2002 Volvo C70 2.4L radio VIN: YV1NC56D72
Hi volvo techs I have my moms 2002 vovlo c70 conv. it has the sc-901 radio with the center speaker. The center speaker is the only one working. I know the radio powers the cneter speaker. The amp however is the thing in question. I cannot find in alldata where...

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2000 Acura TL 3.2L harmonic balancer VIN: 19UUA5662Y
Thanks for all the replys i will be prepared next time. it is a little difficult to find special tools down here so after a few more trys using some of the suggestions I called up the local mobile tire repair he brought over the 1 inch impact for semi tires. t...
1997 BMW M3 3.2L Cylinder Head VIN: WBSCD0326V
Well I got the okay to replace the head. It will be the AMC head from World Pac. Thank you all for your help. The engine is clean and no signs of water in oil. The customer has been warned about the possible damage that may have occured from the overheats. He ...
1984 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L battery lite VIN: 1G6AL5784E
i took the [...] wire coming from alt to inner dash and supplied temporary voltage bump with spring loaded toggle switch as module was too high for my customer, worked out fine.thanks to all for leading me to right side of problem and corrected perfect,no lite...
1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Engine noise VIN: 2G1WW12M3S
I got the car back today and checked all the replies and everything seemed good. Customer wants to wait till noise gets worse. Thanks for the replies.
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 4G1JF32T8W
sorry guys haven't fixed this one yet being a 1 man show with 3 of these basket case jobs at the shop.i was getting so far behind that I had to let them sit and do some work that would pay the bills. The last thing I did was get a used ecu for a returning po3... Trouble codes: P0342, P0335, P0507.
1998 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Accessories VIN: 1G1YY32G2W
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L change oil lite VIN: 1GNEK13T11
Thanks to everyone, there were lots of useful ideas. I m not sure which one exactly took care of the light but i believe just letting it sit over nite was key. this morning the reminder was gone. Thanks again!
2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNDA23P06
At ECM C2 connector, repeated a continuity test while wiggling wires and found high/erratic resistance. Problem found to be power feed wire (Pnk/Blk) breaking inside insulation at actuator solenoid connector as it bends out of connector body. Same test afte... Trouble codes: P0010.
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.4L cruise control VIN: 1G1AM15B26
Unfortunatly i haqd to pass this one on to another tech here and all he'll say is he added a ground wire. he wont tell me to which circuit or module. thanks guys for all the help.
2008 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 6.0L Misfire VIN: 3GNGK26K18
The majority of the replies indicated internal mechanical issues and they were right. The vehicle was taken to a GM dealership for warranty repairs. They replaced the camshaft and 16 lifters. The head gaskets and bolts were also replaced. Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 - missfire detected).
2005 Chrysler 300 2.7L rough, lacking power VIN: 2C3JA43R95
I drove this car several times over a two day period for a total of 80 miles. The problem never occurred. I monitored my scanner during the road testing. It never showed a misfire, fuel trim always was verying less than two percent. O2 sensor operation looked ...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7JB21Y31
As I suspected and some of the replies confirmed the driver in the new PCM was gone again. The coil on the vehicle was only a month old but I should of replaced it anyway. Our rebuilder was good enough to replace the coil driver for us so it didn't cost us a... Trouble codes: P0351.
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1D4GP45R95
Thanks to Shawn and Marc for getting me going in the correct direction. It ended up being the signal wire from the crank sensor to pcm. The wire was below the battery and it was swollen but not broken. I did check the wires by the coil and they were perfect, T... Trouble codes: P0335 (crankshaft sensor signal), P0129 (Baro reading out of range).
1994 Ford F-150 XLT 5.0L Powers out VIN: 1FTEX15N9R
I removed the O2 sensor wiring harness that runs by the starter. Some of the wires were cracked and oil soaked. I cleaned and repaired the harness, as well as replaced the O2 sensor. I also loosened off every ground I could get my hands on, cleaned an re-tigh...
1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L dpfe hoses blow off VIN: 1FTEF15N6T
Thanks for all of the replies. We replaced both DPFE hoses with new ones from Ford and they stayed on after multible hard accell. so it appears that 3 inches of backpressure under accel. is ok. Also the truck goes like a bat out of hell so i would say that t... Trouble codes: P0401 (insuficient egr flow).
2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAFP56U26
I don't know if I call it fixed, only because I had to modify fords engenering. What was happening is that when the water would leak out the drain tube, it would act like a gutter helmet on an eve troff, and run back towards the firewall. Then the meterial aro...
2007 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air bag VIN: 1FMEU74E97
OK the verdict is in. There is no provision to turn off the air bag on this model. I'll let him decide how he wants to travel. Big thanks to all who took time to respond.
2000 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L Wide open throttle VIN: 1GTGK24R5Y
2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L transfer case shift control VIN: 3GKFK16Z54
Thanks to the 10 techs who replied to my post. It was what most of you said, the encoder sensor. A special thanks to steve for going in to so much detail about how to get to the sensor and also about shifting it through all the positions koeo to prevent gea...
2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L engine VIN: 5FNYF18486
thanks for all your help!...the customer will return the car to the dealer because its under warrenty. the customer will emphisis that they look closley at the harmonic balancer and inspect the previous repair that the dealer made.
2004 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L flywheel VIN: KMHHN65F54
Thanks very much for all of the great replies! This was one of those "gee why didn't I think of that!" problems. All that I had to do was turn over the clutch lever and pull back to set the throw-out bearing into the pressure plate before the clutch would di...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78S0P
thank you for all of the replies. i was unable to find the resistor needed to prevent coil burn out. i installed new ignition wires, cap and rotor, along with a new ignition switch just for kicks. vehicle still stalls intermitently but always restarts. custome...
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L coolant temp gauge VIN: 1J4FY29P5V
I wanted to wait a little while before closing this request as the jeep is not a daily driver. So far no other problems have surfaced. The Jeep was not overheating, but the customer was worried when the gauge shot to HOT. Evidently my Vantage Pro is more sensi...
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: KNDUP13142
i tryed using obd2 setting on my scanner but the readings were the same.customer is taking vehicle to another tech,to compare ect and maf readings against the readings my scanner displayed.i will be going with customer to the other shop so i will post the outc...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHM87A43
Thanx for all the quick replies Kevin from NJ your the man.This car had alot of issues being a mutt from the auction. I allways tell techs to go back to the basics and I allways check ign,compression, combustion,but I seam to skip the all important exhuast....
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Unknown VIN: 5LMFU28RX4
Another case of "we changed the wrong bearing" is the answer. Installed the bearing we removed from the other side and all is well. Chassis ear did not help at all, could not distinguish locale with 2 additional tech passengers. it all came down to running ...
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L timing belt VIN: 1YVGF22D2X
first of thank you all very very much for your insight. I checked and double checked every single thing that you guys suggested. unfortunately the customer decided to take the car and get his money back. Some of you suggested the hydraulic tensioner, which I r...
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L engine VIN: WDBFA76E9S
The compression had been checked several times on this engine. We decided to remove the right side cylinder head. The cylinders are wasted. Deep scratches on the cylinder walls & pistons. This car needs an engine. It is amazing to see the amount of wear & the...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L Compressor VIN: 4JGAB75E72
First of all, I would like to thank you for all the Techs. support, I finally got it fixed, the A/C control(Climate- control) was causing the problem, I replaced the local salvage (used) every thing went back to normal. Thanks again.
2008 Mercedes-Benz R350 3.5L Trailer Brake VIN: 4JGCB56E48
Thanks everyone for the information. We completed the installation without activating the trailer brakes as there is no 12v stop lamp signal available. Customer will take the car to an MB dealer where they will attempt to activate towing in the R-Sam unit. ...
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1MEFM50U42
After much agrevation, we determined the strategy behind the problem was 100% normal, but the problem was too much converter slipage. Replaced torque converter & all is well.
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Fan / Fan circuit VIN: WMWRE33452
Thanks for the two techs that replied. While this is not yet repaired pending the customere OK ..It would appear that the best solution would be to ... 1)Replace the coolant / condenser fan assembly as they are prone to an early death 2)install the wiring u...
2000 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N4DL01A3Y
This vehicle is finally fixed. We were fortunate enough to have another Altima come into the shop. We swapped Mass air flow meters and all issues went away. In all we tried one dealer and three reman. mass air flow meters before we ordered another one from the... Trouble codes: P0171.
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4AL11D33
replacedthrottle chamber tried many times to preform relearns with no sucess cust took to nissian prefomed relearns with scan tool problem solved thanks for all the help
2005 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Steering Wheel Angle Sensor VIN: 5N1AN08W55
Thanks to those who responded. The vehicle simply needed the alignment completed and steering wheel centered inorder to clear the lights. We thought that might be the case, but having never come across it before we longed for that re-assuring "hug" and "eveyth...
2001 Saturn L200 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G8JU52FX1
Sorry for the long wait everyone, was just wanting to make sure this one was gone. The problem ended up being in the wiring above the tank. It had an intermittent connection somewhere in the short wire on top. As some of you stated you should always change out...
2007 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AJ55F47
Thank you to everyone who replied. Yes, the ECT is a typo. More run time continued to show several misfires on #2 cylinder. We switched the injector and the miss moved with it. Our local dealer had one in stock for $35. We installed it and test drove it m... Trouble codes: P1174 (Fuel Trim Cylinder Balance).
1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Misfire VIN: JT3HN87R4W
It was the injector. I had checked it before, but the problem was that by the time I removed the intake to get to it, it had cooled down enough to check good. After reading all the replys I decided to check it again and it stayed broke long enough to show ba... Trouble codes: P0304.
2004 Toyota VIGO 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: MR0F-Z29G9
hi fellow techs: I have noow come to the conclusion of this puzzle, first i clean the air fow sensor which was very dirty,the fuel filter and the air filter which i change ,i put down this problem to a share lack of maintainence ,then i had to deal with a clo...
1986 Volkswagen Vanagon L 2.1L temp and fuel VIN: WV2YB0253G
Have determined that the cluster is the problem. Did locate one but when installed it was worse than the original in that nothing functioned. Found bad circuit board connector. Am awaiting reimbursement on that one. Have been searching to no avail for another ...
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