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2006 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUKG74F06
This car set both listed fault codes related to "MAP(-)TPS Correlation" at same time. The MIL will come on for several days then off for another week or so, then will set MIL again etc. IDLE fuel trim (08/032 fields 1&3)shows high numbers for both banks. Spec... Trouble codes: 01241, 00010
2001 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG83411
Car came in for left side upper timing chain cover seal. After replacing the seal the check eng light came on with a code for bank two vanos. We removed the cover to find the tech bent one of the tabs on the impulse sending wheel.We removed the vanos solinoid ... Trouble codes: 144 (bank two cam sensor)
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33413
I have here a nightmare, I won't bore you with all that I've been through on this car, but these codes will not go away. We replaced bank 2 sensor 1 and that did not change anything. Afterwards I checked the electrical and found a bad connection on one of the ... Trouble codes: P2240 (Positive control circuit open Bank 2 sensor 1), P2237 (Positive control circuit open Bank 2 Sensor 1), 2974 (O2 sensor interruption Bank 2 Sensor 1), 2973 (O2 sensor interruption Bank 1 Sensor 1)
1988 Buick Century Limited 2.5L fuel pump VIN: 1G4AH81R8J
We are replacing fuel pump.There are two pumps for this car EP386 EP255.Which one do i use if i don't have the 3 letters on sending unit wire harness that Delco hotline describes either APH or ARA.
2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Traction control light VIN: 1G6KD54Y52
The original EBCM did not have a C1298 communication error code. The stampings on the original module and used module match. I feel like the GM diagnostics are lacking on this concern and I need some direction. Any help by you GM guys will be greatly appreciat...
1983 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GBHG31M8C
This is a school bus runs good for about 2 hours, When when the driver shuts it off to load or unload students it won't restart, It floods, the last time to get it to start & run I had to pull the plugs and dry them & the cylinders with compressed air. Then it...
1990 Chevrolet Corsica LT 2.2L hard start VIN: 1G1LT54G9L
I have a 1990 Corsica with extended cranking time to start up.Fuel pressure is 10-11 psi and volume is 26 gallons per hour.When you shut car off, pressure drops to 0 psi.I have a shut off valve to dead head fuel pumps,and with this installed at the engine retu...
1991 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.0L No Start VIN: 1G1FP23F6M
Car came in with an intermittant no start or long cranking before starting complaint. The pick-up in the distributor was bad so distributor was replaced. Fuel pressure was low so fuel pump was replaced. The computer was replaced (not sure why, probably just a ...
1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEG15W9V
Hi Everyone, I have a 97 Chevy van in the shop that I cannot get to start. The owner stated the idler pulley siezed and broke the belt and he parked the van. Since then it will crank but not start. There is no spark, no fuel, and when turning the ignition swi...
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1ND52J61
Hi all, I have this 01 Malibu that is giving some codes and not working well (surge,stall ,et.) If I clear the codes the p1374 only comes back right away (the others have not come back so I'm not so concerned with them just yet). I have went through the test f... Trouble codes: P1374, P1585, P0449, P0443
2002 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52J62
This Malibu is experiencing a stall and cut out condition intermittently, noticed more so when the engine is cold seems to lessen/go away after warming up. Originally had CKP codes, cleared codes and p1374 came back after a couple days. Checked 24x signal - go... Trouble codes: P0336, P1374
2002 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L 4wd VIN: 1GNDT13W51
customer came in with check engine light on check for service codes code p1875 4wd low switch circuit. has auto 4wd. when light is switched from 2wd to 4hi or 4lo or auto, light just blinks you can hear actuator working when you switch from 2 to 4wd but light ...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L moniters VIN: 2GCEC19V81
After repairing problem with evap ,the moniters will not run.We let customer drive the truck for about 2,000 miles.During which he came back a few time's to check moniters.Customer was told not to fill tank or run it almost dry so evap moniter could set.No luc...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L All gauges VIN: 1C4GP44G7Y
Hello guys I have a T & C van that when your drive it the gauges drop to zero like your playing pinball and the PRNDL lights all light up, and somtimes the alarm light comes on. I have installed a used cluster but with no change. I have wiggled the wiring at t...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L enigine lifters VIN: 3C4FY48B32
Hello and thank you. I got this car that has a upper engine rattle. Found noise coming from the exhaust side of the motor I think i narrowed it down to the #1 and #4 cyl. I pulled the V.C. and ran motor with out it. found a few bad lifters, replace all 16 li...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY78G13
hi, I hope you guys can help.This vehicle has no driveability concerns but once per month, the MIL will illuminate and set a P0325 (knock sensor code).We replaced knock sensor but still have same problem.Thanks. Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor code)
1994 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L drivetrain VIN: 1B7KF26C4R
Thank for your help ahead of time. Replaced tcase chain, noise lessened but is still there when in four wheel drive and when you let off gas, makes no noise in two wheel drive or while under power. Tore down tcase second time had some minor metalic material in...
2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L No Start VIN: 1B3ES56CX3
This is a very intermittent cranks no start problem. It happened twice for the customer. The first time the customer checked the oil level and was alittle low. Customer added oil and the engine started. The car was brought to us and we could not duplcate the n... Trouble codes: P0706 (History trans code check shifter signal)
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Starting VIN: WD2PD14485
Help. I have this sprinter van that came form a local body shop. When I first started on it I had no CAN network.I traced to a ground wire left off.I went thru all the system scans and get no codes now but I cant start. Display message in cluster says "Start E...
2002 Ferrari 360 Spider 3.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZFFYT53A52
Good Evening Folks, We have this fine Ferrari at the shop. Has a p-0442 small evap leak code. Can anyone tell me if this car has an evap test port (shrader valve) and where it might be located? Is there a common source for small evap leaks? This car runs like... Trouble codes: P0442 (small evap leak detected)
1993 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FAPP6245P
this car came in with poor idle conditions - on first scan found both o2s bad & dpfe sensor not working - replaced them & still had rough idle unpluged maf & computer goes directly into closed loop & runs fine plug maf back in & about 2 minutes goes back to op... Trouble codes: P0136 (oxygen sensor not switching), P0172 (oxygen sensor not switching)
1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
I have a faulty cam synchronizer. this part has been disc ontiued. Dose anyone have a source to a new/rebulilt. Thanks. Trouble codes: 412 (cylinder id error)
1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L Steering VIN: 2FMDA5147S
i put a reman steering gear in this truck yesterday and before i coud get around the block good it blowed the top seal out of the steering question is both hose fittings are the same size which port on the steering gear is the pressure port and whih on...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21FOX
help please!vehicle came in yesterday missing very badly.What is weird is if you shut it off and restart it runs smooth for maybe 20 seconds or sometimes 2 minutes and then it starts what sounds like misfiring badly and it will smooth out and run perfectly for... Trouble codes: P0279, P1277
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWW36F1Y
Customer came in to have starter replaced. Would not start after then. Customer had been starting with starting fluid when cold. No start after starter replacement with even starting fluid. Ran injector buzz test and 1 injector was loud others were soft. Repla...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDSX35P13
hi fellas, i have an 03 powertjoke with 6.0 that was towed in for a no start, the landscaping company said they stopped for lunch came back out and it fired then died and would not start. when we recieved it the truck fired once then died and hicupped twice af...
2005 GMC Yukon XL 2500 SLE 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1GKEK63U55
Thank you in advance for the help. SUV came here from other shop that had replaced the blower motor.Blower motor will cut on and off over and over runs for 1/2 second. Has a B0229 active and should not be related to the blower can apply ground to...
2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD18441
This is a used car I just looked over. Not experienced with MAP systems being a Nissan tech. Vehicle originally had low idle and almost complete stall at stops. Changed idle speed and now idles better. Vehicle then threw a rich code and fuel trims short and ... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel system rich long term fuel trim), P0172 (fuel system rich)
2006 Honda Civic LX 1.8L No Start VIN: 2HGFA16526
Help!!! We have this honda with the 1.8 liter and the block was cracked. We just finished the installation and the vehicle will not start. The fuel pump relay (Blue one inside the vehicle) is ticking any time the key is on. The oil life display on the dash rea...
2007 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L v s a VIN: 5FNRL38817
Car came in with vsa light Tested for codes, P25-1 yar rate sensor P83-1 Communication Fault P104-1 Cluster sensor fault Just got job from another tech. Cluster sensor has been swaped with a knowen good unit. and VSA mod has been changed for new. Light still c...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L engine block VIN: KM8SC13D23
2003 Hyunda Santa Fe 2.7 arrives with power steering fluid leak. We confirm high pressure p/s hose is leaking (squirts out during steering rotations) and replace hose. Run check and road test-no leaks. When the tech pulled the car out for pu the following morn...
1998 Isuzu Bighorn 3.1L Starting VIN: UBS69GW728
Vehicle cranks but will not start. It has an OBD11 connector but my Snapon Solus nor my OTC Genisys will comunicate with the computer, because this vehicle is not ment for the US market. Right hand drive vehicle.It will start once in a while cold but after it ...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L windows VIN: SAJDA01D7Y
got a weird one here this 2000 jag s-type. customer said interior light came on and battery was dead next i checked all the light no problem found also found performed repair that i found in archives. charged battery stayed in shop three days no pro...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ48S4W
this is an annoying one. put some gas in one day, ran for 20 minutes, then started mis-fireing and dying out. only those two codes ever come up. the fuel gauge has not worked properly for a while, but customer doesn't want to fix just keeps track of fuel. repl... Trouble codes: P0301
2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L compressor VIN: 1LNHM86S42
hey any lincoln guys, this ls has a condition where compressor cuts out in extreme hot weather, code b1947 traced problem to evaperator discharge air temperature sensor, aldata and lincoln says sensor is located in ctr dash at location b217 where is this thing...
1967 Mercedes-Benz 250S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall
This one has been sitting for a long while. I removed the tank, had it cleaned, put a new fuel pump on, removed carburetors, disassembled and soaked in carb. dip, they seemed to clean up very well. Put new gaskets, and needle and seat in. I put new points in a...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: E2PB908374
Hey guys, im going to give you the full story on this one, so the car came in with check engine light and running poorly idle surging, the dealer diagnosed the engine wiring harness, easy enough replaced it still surging, re checked codes, code 22 cam sensor, ... Trouble codes: 22 (Cam shaft position sensor)
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF55F5V
key is in bad shape all taped up but was running before, on a previous repair the k40 relais box for all power was replaced ( the one in front of all boxex in right front compartment) supect the me to be defect any ideas had once a case where the mass air flow... Trouble codes: P1570, B1703
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L 1 gear VIN: 4JGAB54E4X
After repalcing the range sensor in shifter box the trans will drop into drive and reverse hard and will not shift out of 1 gear. We saw nothing about adjustments in Micthell or all data and there did not seem to be any where range sensor is attached in housin...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L monitors not learned VIN: 4JGAB75E12
Hello my fellow Iatners: this vehicle is really getting into my nerves, no codes, runs great all electrical connectors fine and plugged on their corresponding place, customer took vehicle for the annual emission check for registration, issue is the o2 sensor a...
2004 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZU86K74
Hi guys! Im pulling my hair out here. This vehicle came in with a vibration that felt like a engine miss but with no codes. Fuel pressure tested with in specs,Scan tool reading was good. I found a bulletin for idle quality update. I had all the updates brought... Trouble codes: P0303, P0302
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L engine control 2 fuse VIN: JN1CA31A3Y
Hi Guys im lost i have a 00 nissan maxima SE with a 3.0 it continually blows the engine control 2 fuse as soon as you put it in there is a dead short on the feed side of fusebox i traced the wire from the fusebox to the relay box its a white wire with a blue t...
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L rattle VIN: 1N4AL11D53
This Altima has a noticeable rattle/knocking noise coming from the right side of the vehicle. Cannot be duplicated by pushing up and down on the car, must be driven 10-30 mph. Very noticeable when hitting bumps on the rh side of the road. We have used a steelm...
2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L camshaft VIN: JN8AZ08W63
hi everyone,i'm hoping for some nissan techs to be reading this post.this one came in as a no start-cranks ok problem.the problem we have narrowed it down to is that the front camshaft on the rear bank is not moving along with the rest of the valve train but i...
2000 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NL12E7Y
Hello all, This beauty persistantly throws the P0440 code after replacing the purge valve and degraded/collapsed line going to it. Smoke tested many times perfectly by actuating vent control solenoid via ECM, sealed tight. Replaced original fuel cap after hea... Trouble codes: P0440 (EVAP system malfunction)
1995 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start, extreme hard start VIN: 3G2JB5240S
This thing is killing us!! Car won't start after it's been sitting all night. We have spark, fuel, injector pulse, compression, etc.. If we pull the plugs, they're gas-soaked. If we clean them and retry, most of the time it'll start. If we hold the pedal to t...
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L abs VIN: 1GMDX13E31
this montana van came in and customer was complaining of a brake noise, rattling sound. we inspected brakes and found no problems. she also stated the problem has been there for several years. one day she came by and our technician drove with her and heard the...
1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3DD58B8S
The SES lamp lights,engine cranks,but won't start.Can't get the Modis to comunicate,Has Fuel but no spark.Trying to get a flow chart or specs. on this vehicle...but not much out there.Any help would be great.The car will sometimes start when cold,and if it doe...
2003 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED49Z13
hi i have a saab 2003 9-5 3.0 turbo, that has a intermittent problem that is setting off the check engine light. every once and awhile the light comes on and i have a code:po134 for the 02 sensor. the 02 sensor has been replaced and seemed fine. the light did ...
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L Timing Chain VIN: 1G8JU54F72
Installing a head gasket on this engine. Have removed the head per Allldata. I have the engine a #1 TDC. My question is can I reinstall the timing chain where it was? Do I need to continue and remove the lower cover to reset the timing chain back on the colore...
2003 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R43
Good afternoon all. I know this is late on a holiday weekend, but maybe it'll give ya time to ponder this one. This lovely 03 Saturn L300 with a 3.0l has a P0102 Mass air flow problem. I followed the diagnostic tree from Mitchell and it told me to check the wi... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass air flow sensor circuit low frequency)
2007 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L tpms light VIN: KL5JD56Z27
Guest stated TPMS light would blink upon start up for about 10 minutes then stay on steady-which indicated fault in system. Diagnosed 1 sensor not in communication with TPMS tool.Replaced sensor now light on steady.Cannot find service information on reset.Trie...
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHH20V43
Vehicle requires repair for state inspection and I don't want to replace the cat and find out there is some other problem triggering these codes. I am suspicious because the diagnostic information in Alldata - supposedly right from Toyota - mentions that the A... Trouble codes: P0420 (catalyst eff below threshhold bank 1), P0430 (same - bank 2)
2005 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TETX22NX5
I have a 2005 Toyota Tacoma, 2.7 engine that came in with codes P43E, P43F, P2401, P2402, P2419. We found a tech bullitin EG025-06 and we replaced the canister twice. When using a smoke machine and closing the vent solonoid it only partially closes and smoke s... Trouble codes: P043E, P043F, P2401 (p2402-), P2402 (p2419-), P2419
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L ac VIN: 3VWCD21C8Y
Vent temps too cold. 28-32 degrees F.(Should be around 40) I first thought that the system was overcharged but recovered specified amount. (700 grams) The customer was complaining that the system was going warm/cold/warm/cold I assumed the evap core ma...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil system VIN: WVWVD63B24
hi i got this car towed in and customer complained about engine making noise i found out there isnt any oil pressure coming on the head i took the valve cover off and ran the motor no oil pressure at all so i assumed it might have a collaged oil pick up screen...

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2000 BMW 528i 2.8L abs module VIN: WBADM634XY
Hey Guys And Girls , I sent this Abs module to Module Masters in Cali. Took some time due to shipping but did the trick. Thanks and Good Holiday Weekend to all.
2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52J11
Thanks for all the input, folks. This one turned out to be a bad pcm, in spite of it being a new factory reman. I noticed that the O2 voltage shown by the scan tool was lower koeo than I am used to seeing. I hooked my fluke into the sensor return at the pcm an... Trouble codes: P0101 (mass air flow performance), P0171 (fuel trim lean).
2003 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L EBCM Module VIN: 1G4HR54K53
Once again, thanks for everyones input. I got the vehicle back and took it to have the programming done. Would you believe, once again the people doing the programming called and said that they couldn't communicate with the EBCM, and that it had a bunch of cod...
1968 Chevrolet Corvette 5.4L Wiper VIN: 194678S406
Final story is we had the wrong wiper motor and major wiring problems. Someone tried to install a 1969 motor on a 1968 wire harness. I am not sure it ever worked on the vehicle. My question was how do I tell if I have the correct motor. Will [...] helped ...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNDS13S84
I Want to thank everyone that responded to my help request. I especially want to thank Micheal from Illinois. He hit it right on the head. I pulled the connector on the cam phazer solinoid and it was full of oil. I replaced the cam phazer solinoid and the truc...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Hesitation, loss of power VIN: 1GTEC19M32
Cleaned the Throttle body and doesn't seem to do it any more. Thanks for all the help
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L t-case VIN: 2GCEK13TX5
sorry lost track of time, truch is fixed, retested powers and grounds tried to shift t case using jumper wires at tccm shift motor brake was holding strong,watched to make sure the brake wire was not geting grounded out while driving all ok,replaced tccm and f...
2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 3GNDA23D79
Based on numerous hits on cavaliers, we put in an ignition switch and let the customer drive and advise. After a month the problem has not reoccured. It was occuring every few days for the customer. I am calling it a fix with the ignition switch.
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L rear latch/rear ac VIN: IGNEC16Z46
we removed the fuse box on drivers door jam, the wiring from the blown fuse circut is melted, insulation is burned off, the melted wire goes into the mainharness under the dash. we were going to try to seperate the circuts and see which circut had the excessiv...
2007 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3GNDA13D37
2002 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD46R12
Found poor ground connectiont at pcm. Cleaned and repaired. Test drove and checked monitors. So far so good. Trouble codes: P0152 (O2 sensor voltage high B2S1).
2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: KLAJC52Z1Y
Looks like the faulty ignition relay was the problem. Thanks guys!!
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L cluster VIN: 1B4GP54R4W
Thank you everyone that offered help. Most replies were right on. The back side of the red connector had a bad solder joint. Could only see it with a magnifying glass. Repaired solder joint and all is good.
2005 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7L engine VIN: 1D7HW22N25
Hey guys, thanks for your help. The truck is fixed, with a new crank sensor. Seemed like a logical try since nothing showed up on scan tool.After a quick re learn the truck hasn't died again.
1996 Ford Probe GT 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1ZVLT22B4T
hi thanks guys for all the info found that the new ign coil was faulty was giveing a good enough spark replace it and runs good and this part was replaced by the other shop.
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L alarm goes off VIN: 1FTZR15X6W
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. The fix ended up being the hood switch...was all mangled like a dog attacked it. Thanks, Ron
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FAFP52U4X
Thanks to all for replies on the AX4S trans. I learned quite a bit. Someday I may tear into it just as a learning expr. Problem non-the-less solved (I think). Because the trans was so clean inside, no metal debris anywhere & fluid like new after 25k miles, an...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Ride Control, Air Ride VIN: 1FMDU74E1Y
I am posting this as a fix. Although it is not 100%, it i operational now. I isolated the rear hatch from the rest of the truck to make the gem module think there were no doors/hatch open. Still had the same problem. What I found was that if I ran the self...
2000 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L dome light VIN: 2FAFP74W3Y
Most replies were to check the wiring on circuit 867 DarkBlue for open. Was able to check that wire from the ajar switch to the Light Control Module and it was good, would go to ground when door is open, no ground with door closed. The problem is in the Light ...
2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA57462
The problem on this van turned out to be water intrusion into the ABS module connector causing corrosion which allowed stray voltage to enter the lines that the PCM used gather vehicle speed information. The PCM interpreted these signals as excess vehicle spe... Trouble codes: P1270, P0500.
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTSS34P44
Finally fixed thanks for all the replies. I will make a long story short.I pulled the engine cover and found a bare wire,the trans harness was rubbing on the metal insulation.I fixed that and was figuring that was the problem.No still doing the same.I clipped ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L high pressure
I replaced the pump and perform my koer test 3 times and never ever got a 333 again, I road tested for over 1 hour, my icp pressure went well over 3000 at times, before it never was over 2600 wot, on one note I was able to find duty cycle and desired pressure ...
2005 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, lack of power VIN: 1FTPF12545
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF37P36
Ohms tested the injectors and test the wiring harness for any shorts and found no problems. Ran injector buzz test several times with no codes. I didnt believe that it was a FICM problem in this case and did not locate any high pressure oil leaks so about the ... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder 1 Contribution), P0266 (Cylinder 2 Contribution), P0269 (Cylinder 3 Contribution), P0275 (Cylinder 5 Contribution), P0278 (Cylinder 6 Contribution), P2284 (ICP Senser Circuit Range/Performance).
2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L brake lights VIN: 1GKDT13W0Y
Received several replys on this one but only 3 of them got it right. It was as they suggested the turn signal switch assembly. Something had obviously shorted inside of it and caused all kinds of wierd problems. Thanks again for all of the replys and have a gr...
1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1854X
Sorry it took so long. Tried everything except what a lot new would fix the Problem. I had to put in new injectors and the car went away (sadly with a large bill) any one know a good aftermarket injector for this car. I may go that way next time. Thanks again ...
2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L 1-2, 2-3 shifts VIN: 2HKRL1857Y
Hello, well all said it was in the transmission, all were right. Joe and Don nailed the precise failure, clutch lining coming apart on the 2nd clutch resulting in too much clutch pack clearance and poor clutch grab. Most everyone said get a factory rebuilt...
2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L Steering VIN: 1J4FA44S36
9/04/2009 We had been waiting for a new HD steering stabilizer to come in and also a time that was good for the client to bring the Jeep back in. We rechecked EVERYTHING on the front end. We also focused in on the unique things that were suggested by fellow iA...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: KNDJB6236Y
Fellow Techs; Many thanks to all, the problem was in the factory crimp,wiring harness connection along the fuel injector rail area, removed the upper plenum for good access, just got an update from the owner and all is well,Thank You for the replies, and keep ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBFA66E0N
hello again iatn members. thanx to everyone who took time to reply to my help request execpt the one thinks i cant tell the difference between efi and cis! all replys said to check for injector leaks. couldn't really see a way to check then installed so i remo...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L abs module VIN: WBADS54348
Sorry for the delay in closing this. I finally got the info from the shop that had the vehicle, It seems that the problem is in the ABS module. It turns out that, as was suggested. a gentle smack with a hammer cleared the problem and its been OK for a couple o...
2005 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 4A4MN41S25
thanks guys, steve and jason you were right! drivers shaft needed to be remove then was able to remove transfer. thanks again, ron
2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L Instrument panel VIN: JN8AR07Y8Y
Upon direction from Paul of Identifix Asian team, found ignition relay in under-dash fuse box was faulty. Tapping on the relay caused instrument panel lights to go on/off. Replaced relay. Thanks to Brady [...] for his quick response. Happy Labor Day!
2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3N1BB51D91
Thanks to all who replied. we did put this one to the back burner for a while so sorry for the delay in posting a fix. We found the issue was in the tps. we replaced the tps and adjusted it properly. the surge is gone. the issue only seemed to happen at 2% thr... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich), P0171 (lean).
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09X23
Ast turned out I did not have a bad replacement throttle body , I figured that out Before they sent out a replacement! , I put the replacement one back on , Turns out it was leaking a small amount of air between the intake manifold and t b As for the relearn P... Trouble codes: P1122.
2006 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 5N1AR18W36
I received 7 help responds to the possible future failure of the trans cooler in the radiator, some said to replace radiator and some said to install after marker cooler to trans. I talked to some nissan parts and service departments. They said replace radia...
2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L transfer case VIN: 1GHDT13S22
I haven't fixed this one yet. The customer is taking his sweet time to get around to it. Here's what I think is happening though. I believe the something along the lines of the module engaging the motor too long and burning it out. The shaft turns freely witho...
2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L no guages, lost comm VIN: 3G7DB03EX3
I found out this vehicle failed New Jersey emissions. The fail ticket read o2 sensors not ready, EVAP not ready, EGR not ready. The inspection failed before the owner noticed any problems with the vehicle so its been a problem longer than the owner realized. I... Trouble codes: U1016, U1040 (Lost Communication with EBCM), U1096 (Lost Communication with Instrument Cluster).
1999 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 4T3ZF13C1X
Customer has not brought vehicle back to our shop. Thanks to all that replied. Problem is very intermittant so I guess we will give the customer the option of "throwing" some parts at it like fan relay (s) ect.
1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L high idle
As most said 1400 to 1500 rpm on cold startup is normal. I compared IAC % against a couple other toyo's and all were very similar. As I understand it this is a dumb system, it doesn't watch rpm and then adjust signal to the IAC. The mechanical portion of the...
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