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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Cuts out, Stall, VIN: WAUZL54B0Y
we are stumped with this a6 that dies as if you turned off the ignition switch. it will restart instantly sometimes and other times it cranks a little long but starts. when it dies it knocks out communications with the ecm. when you turn off the key and turn i... Trouble codes: P1602 (power supply termiinal 30 voltage to low intermittant)
2005 Audi A4 Quattro 3.2L Code 02233 VIN: WAUDG68E85
Help! We have a couple issues with this A4 and have limited information as apparantly does NAPAFix who we have contacted about this. First, the dash warning indicator is ON and a Code 02233 is set indicating a problem with the LF power output stage J667. The h...
2006 Audi A4 2.0L ONE Intake valve VIN: WAUBF78E86
Car came in on a flat bed. Customer complaint of start/run less than 5 seconds. We attempted to start the car, and heard a popping sound as if it had a blown out spark plug. Pulled the plugs, checked the compression. Checked the cam lobes to be sure one lobe h...
2005 Austin Martin DB9 6.0L Radio VIN: SCFAD01A85
Good day, on this glorious British car the radio does not function, you press the power button and the boot screen comes on and then goes away without the radio doing a thing. I'm about to pull the dash apart a little to see if it is simple but any pointers wo...
1990 BMW 735i 3.5L Alignment VIN: WBAGB4318L
The car has ha d a pull to the right, we have replaced left side control arms and bushing due to them being worn. Alignment has been way out. No adjustment offered for camber or caster. Had the car at frame shop and frame is not bent, any suggestions on kits a...
1998 BMW 740i 4.4L fail safe VIN: WBAGJ8329W
Hello, Thanks for reading my post. Im working on a 98 bmw 74il that came to our shop for an overheat condition. We replaced a cracked radiator and t-stat. After driving vehicle now has a engine light on and is in fail safe mode and wont shift. Pulled code 0705...
1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L unknown VIN: WBAGH933XX
The uniqueness of this brake judder problem is that the customer says the problem only happens between 35-40mph. She says coming off the freeway at higher speeds,it does not do it and that it does do it as you enter that 35-40mph zone when decelerating. I test...
2000 BMW 728iL 2.8L Surge VIN: WBAGH410X0
Engine often flucture between 1600 rpm to 2000rpm when the car run at about 60km/h (it often happen when shift from 4-5 ,sometimes shift from 3-4 it would happen too).But if you change to M mode at this time the car would run good. Checked with GT1-no code. Lo...
2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L noise VIN: WBAGN634XD
Hi Guys, I seem to need some help with a BMW. The customer complaint is the car makes a squealing noise. He brought it in making the noise so I removed the oil cap and the noise went away also the car ran badly with the cap off. I assume that means too much va...
2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L wipers not working VIN: WBAVD13546
we have not been able to find the wiper relay. our sources say its under the hood in the relay box, but there are no relays under the hood. the wiper motor is not getting powered up, any help out there today
1992 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L turn signals VIN: 1G4CW53L6N
I have this 1992 Buick Park Ave, and I can't find the turn signal flasher. All the info I find shows it to the left of the steering column. but it's not there. anyone have any ideas. I found the hazard flasher on the right side.
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L lifters
truck has lifter noise now did not hear any before what could cause this.
1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J1X
Hi Everyone, This Malibu needed the lower intake manifold gasket replaced due to coolant leak (can you imagine). I gave him estimate and he went elsewhere to have repair done. Now the fun starts. Misfiring since the job was completed. They (the other shop)inst... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire 4 cylinder), P0171 (Lean fuel Bank 31), P0507 (Idle of base)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34U54
The reason we got this truck was it would hardly run and give multible codes after all the modules were replaced. We verified the programming of the ECM, then we pin tested and foung loose ground behind engine at a transmission bolt. All was well with the worl... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF senser circuit)
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L service stability VIN: 1GNFK16Z66
vehicle came in for routine service and power steering fluid leak. we replaced the power steering gear box for seal leakage aligned vehicle and everything seemed ok. two days later vehicle came back with service stability system light on we pulled code c0455 f...
1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AU52N9V
car came in running with mil on. scanned and found code po1496. cleared codes and same code returned right away. the funny thing is code comes back even before you start the car.i clear it and as soon as i turn the key back on the code reappeares, same if i st... Trouble codes: 1496 (manufacturer specific)
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Dash lights VIN: 1C3AL56U41
hi everyone looking for help on 01 sebring.I have no dash lights,I do have heater and radio control ill. etc. I do have good voltage and ground to cluster.I have read that others have run into same problem that problem is in transformer in gauge half of cluste...
2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: CHRYSLER30
After I clear the codes, and try to star the the codes come back. P0016 and P0344 any body had a problem similar please help. Trouble codes: P0016 (incorrect timing), P0344 (camshaft sensor intermitent)
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L Misfire VIN: 1B7KF23W41
Hi all.This truck is my son in laws.He had the trans. rebuilt & days later it started missing on steep hills.He replced plugs& wires with oem.No help Installed both coil packs.No help.fuel press.was 45 lb.under load.Installed new oem pump 50 lb press. underloa...
2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP25R21
hi my name is jason oftebro, working for bells auto. having troubles with this caravan, came in for intermitant rough running. customer says it feel like its kicking or cutting out. Scan computer when first brought in no codes were found and no misfire counter... Trouble codes: P0107
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Headlights VIN: 1B7HL38X02
I have daytime running lights, when I turn the headlights on, the dashboard lights up, brake lights & signal lights come on, but there is no increase in intensity with the headlight brightness. I do have brights but they won't stay on by themselves, I have to ...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Misfire VIN: 3D7LU38683
Blows white smoke, bad misfire. If I used my Verus and disable cylinders #3 or #4 truck almost dies. The rest of the cylinders it just speeds up a little but still seems to runs the same. Trouble codes: P0633 (Skim Key Not Programmed In PCM), P0341 (CMP Signal Error), P0480 (Coolong Fan 1 Control Circuit/Open Low speed fan Relay), P0483 (Cooling Fan Speed)
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...
1995 Ford mondeo 4.0L Stall VIN: PASSBWAS8D
hi there this mondeo stalls constantly was the iac valve carboned up but i put 5 scanners and code readers on this vehicle none could communicate with the vehicle wondering if other techs have had this sinario thanks bazza ps not a 4ltr and should be obd2 comp...
1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP10POX
Customer complaint is it will intermittently run rough at idle. Very intermittently, as in it did it yesterday, and last time was 2 years ago. I suspect the IAC is sticking, but while checking it out i noticed the hose that goes from the brake booster check va...
1999 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L front end VIN: 1FMPU18L7X
Under hard acceleration after coming out of a turn hear a repetitive banging noise in right front. replaced u-joints in both drive shafts. While front shaft was out test drove and no sounds, so thinking its in the front axle/half shafts. Boots good differentia...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FMZU83P3Y
Hi enveryone and thanks for reading this! I have an Explorer here that cranks and wont start. It has no injector pulse or spark, Theft light flashes when trying to start. Customer states that theft light has alway been on and flashes when starting engine. Chec...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L compressor clutch VIN: 1FMZU64W82
Hi group,have this 02 explorer a/c clutch will not engage,a/c clutch relay is good,and gets activated when switch is turned on,I have no signal to clutch coil,a/c machine is being fixed,my low side shows 125 lbs.if I directly apply power and ground clutch kick...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: XXXXXXXXXX
humming/whining noise while accelerating in all gears.makes noise in 2 wheel or 4 wheel drive does not change. spun on lift and can hear noise through transmission. shifts fine/fluid okay.. any common problems
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Valvetrain/Top End
Hi all, This question does not have a VIN as its a fleet repair question. We have a small fleet of 6.0 E450 minibuses, and a larger fleet of older 7.3L E450 minibuses. The 6.0's have fewer miles, our highest appx 173000 now. My question is : Are people experi...
2005 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FTYR14U55
About a month ago we replaced the fuel pump for a no start, a week ago it started after a long drive will die without warning. After pulling off the road, in about 5 to 10 minutes will start right up, then drive fine for several days or another long drive. Wit...
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L fan VIN: 1ZVHT82HX5
vehicle brought in for intermitant overheating, temp gauge needle has spun upside down. CHT temp on scanner reading at 121C/250F fan not opperating, check for power at fan, only have ground on both wires. i have one silly question, im guesing the fans are cont...
1999 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.0L Electronic VIN: 1GTEK19T8X
we have a 1999 gmc k1500 here that has an abs problem.. the problem is the abs system is deactivated and the lights on the dash flash but there are NO CODES in the system.. no current codes and no history codes.. when you turn the key to the run position the a...
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK291X1
Hello everyone, This Duramax is intermittntly not starting,mostly cold inital startup. Once it starts it runs good. Fuel rail pressure on data stream 6-8 Mpa cranking & no-start. Sometimes you can watch it creep on up to 10 Mpa at which point it starts. Usuall...
2004 GMC Sierra 1500 4.8L No Start VIN: 1GTEK14V74
Hi all. This one has no start, no spark, no injector pulse, no rpms on scan tool. I did not have crank signal at the pcm. I checked at the crank sensor and had signal at the sensor. I ran a new wire from the crank sensor to the pcm and I now have signal at the...
1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W4X
Hi all, trying to fig this one out. car came in with cel on code p0174. shecked FT with solus and was at +24%bank 2 -3%bank 1. O2 volts .04 and steady at bank2 s1. O2 volts switching normally between .100 + .800 on bank1 s1.gas machine showed extreme rich cond... Trouble codes: P0174
2006 Honda Civic EX 1.8L immobilizer VIN: JHMFA16886
Ok guys this one is my wifes car and its stuck in the driveway. We went away camping for the weekend and when we came back the battery was dead. I hooked up my trickle charger to the car and got juice back. When i did i noticed she left the rear light on insid...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L power door locks VIN: KMHJF25F5X
hello fellow techs ! door locks blow fuse once in a weeks time , customer can't leave car for any length of time . has any one seen a similer problem with this make & model of car ? any help would be greatly appreciated !!! thanks for your time
2002 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X22
Hello my friends,I need to pick your brains again.Before I condemn the fuel pump as being weak i need to know what to check beforehand.According to the manual the fuel pressure should be between 48-55lbs.Now is that deadhead pressure or regulated pressure?It h... Trouble codes: P0401
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ58S5V
hello.jeep got towed in shop hit water and died, no crank ref. no communication, found corroded harness, replaced harness and comp. started ran ruff wouldn't start again. replaced crank sensor ran good drove around shop pulled back in wouldn't start again. no ...
2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L u connect VIN: 1JHGR48K89
Hello High tech people Dealer installed U connect on this Jeep is driving the customer nuts When she talks to people you hear a double conversation all sounds are repeaed back in the vehicle like there is a continual echo or the duplex part of the conversation...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Electronic VIN: SALLMAMA43
I need more information about this trouble, the car has 24000 and i dont known how to disconnect the harness on the gear selector in gearbox i seem to be the gear selector comes with the harness and it must have another connector, so please some body wich help...
1984 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FB3329E
hello, we cannot find any info for setting tdc (if any), the front cover gasket was replaced and crank was inadvertently rotated with dist out of block, installed dist - best guess now cranks no start. veh ran fine before repaired. would anyone have some advic...
2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGF2200Y
This vehicle has been serviced here at my shop for 8 years and has all the regular maintenance. vehicle has an intermittent Engine Cranks but won't start. the vehicle came in 5 weeks ago for the same complaint, could not duplicate complaint over a 2 day perio...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L battery VIN: WDBEA66E3S
this car will blow the fuse intermittently that controls the central locking syste, radio and antenna, trunk light and a couple other things. after the car sits for a week or so the battery will be dead and that fuse for the radio etc will be blown, with the b...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG76J63
the vehicle has a v 12 and the cylinders 7 -12 cuts out the left side of engine shuts down ,no power was random , now when you clear codes it returns immediately we had changed the left coil pack , no change!! no sure where to go from here any help would be ap... Trouble codes: 2057 (cat damaged), 2058 (misfire), 2059 (misfire), 20F4, 205C, 205A
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 5N1ED28YXY
This one came in with the complaint of a vibration in 2nd and 3rd gear. Vehicle idles rough and seems to cut out under acceleration under light or heavy throttle. When it acts up the tach starts jumping around and if you watch the rpm reading on the scanner it... Trouble codes: P0325
2003 Nissan Altima 3.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 14NBL11D43
Hello All, This vehicle is one of a couple that is taking sleep away. The code p0340 always sets. Tested sensor according to Nissan info in Alldata and found the B1 cam sensor bad. Replace sensor with a AutoZone part and CEL and hard start continued. Checked ... Trouble codes: P0340 (bank 1 cam position sensor phase)
1987 Plymouth Caravelle 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1P3BJ36K4H
The car really runs rough at a stop signs wasnt lean popping or no smoke comming out of tail pipe just seems like its loosing cylinders fuel pressure is good did tune and map sensor also did injector purge and seemed to run better for while but now it runs rou...
1999 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3P3ES42Y7X
Dear chrysler techs, Got this neon here that has an intermittant misfire, showing up as cylinder number 4. It acts like an ignition miss. Plugs had been in car for a while, replaced. No change. Checked wires--checked ok. I did have a known good set of wires--s... Trouble codes: P0304
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 162HX52K25
iv got a 1994 pontiac bonneville se 3.8 6 cly somebody els took the motor apart so we pute it back together started the car water was going through the exaust tore the motor back down did a valve job,magnaflexed heads no cracks,got brand new upper intake manif...
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBSBG9329V
Need some help from Porsche gurus out there: this boxter is running in 5 cyl, found cylinder #3 misfiring due to not recievieng injector pulse from computer(power ok, but no switching ground signal). Compression on that cyl tested ok. continuity on wiring harn...
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L No Start VIN: JF1GD29642
Replaced 2.0 with a 2.5 block I get 12v at coild but no spark. I heard that you need to reflash the ECM??? Any way car was drove in but after the swap no spark. We tested the CPS and replaced 1 fuse that was blown. Fuse is good still but once again.. no spark...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH66572
Idle surge and stall is the majore issue. I went after the p0065 code first. Usually the air assist solenoid will give me a IAC code when it fails. I verified solenoid clicks when ground is supplied and engine runs differently. I have a small vaccum when check... Trouble codes: P0130, P0171, P0065
1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Crank sprocket VIN: JT3HP10V2W
Vehicle came in on hook, quit going down the road. Diagnosed as broken timing belt, easy fix right? After reading on iATN about this particular engine we sold the customer on timing belt kit,waterpump,cam and crank seals. I now have it tore down to do the seal...
1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WVWCA0152K
Someone please help!!! This cabrio when first started runs like crap. When it warms up it runs like a new car. The fuel pressure is within specs, and both the pumps are working fine. We have adjusted sensor plate. Checked O2 readings it is bouncing between 0-1...
2008 Volkswagen Rabbit 2.5 2.5L No Start VIN: WVWDA71K78
this car came to me as a repairable i have no spark it dose have injector pulse turns over fine no codes all fuses OK i do not think it is a key problem because when key need to be relearned i think that it should start then die start the die this just turns o...
1989 Volvo 244 DL 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1AX8848K
Does anyone know how to flash the trouble codes on this car?
1992 Volvo 240 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1AS8804N
Hello all, This Volvo came in on a wrecker, the girl was travling and said her family owns a shop and they rebuilt the engine not long ago ( it looks like they did ). She said she stopped for gas and when she started back on the interstate the car started mis... Trouble codes: 123
1992 Volvo 240 2.3L windshield wipers VIN: YV1AS8815N
Volvo wipers intermittently won't shut off without shutting off key. The intermittent wipers sometimes work steady (in low speed) instead of intermittently. There is no testing information in Mitchell or Aldata for this system. Suspect intermittent relay probl...

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2003 Acura RSX 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JH4DC54803
thanks to all that took the time to reply. After some more inspection I found the #3 exhaust cam lobe center worn down to nothing (still had lobe but were roller was riding and roller was still rolling).Replaced cam and all is good.Thanks again,this sight is o... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0304.
1998 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B9W
After 9 days of checking the secondary air injection system,replacing the right bank O2 sensor and no failures the customer had to have his car back. So I can not say with certainty that it is fixed. Most times it will take about three weeks to reset code. By ... Trouble codes: P0411, 16795 (Mfg. code same as P-0411).
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L Leak VIN: WBAGL63482
Thanks to all who replied. The fix was to drop transmission oil pan and pull down on white clip in the right rear area of valve body. Connector sleeve pulled out and new one pushed in and white clip pushed up locking sleeve in place.
2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L air suspension VIN: 5UXFB33542
Thank you, gentlemen. I'm a bit leary of ignoring instructions to use the GT1, because my boss tries to ignore the fact we don't have one far too often. With your assurances, though, I swapped the airspring, reconnected the fuse, pumped it up. and all was fi...
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L steering angle sensor and abs control unit VIN: 5UXFA53523
Sent the car back to the dealer and they found that the second steering angle sensor is bad. Replaced it with one from the dealer and all is well with this car.
2004 BMW 525i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBANA53584
i finally just took this car to local bmw dealer.They ran diagnostics and found no faults.I did get to talk with the tech and his "guess" was the compressor was bad, but that does not explain to me why this problem only happens on first startup after sitting o...
1988 Buick Century Limited 2.5L fuel pump VIN: 1G4AH81R8J
thanks guys,the pump we are going to install is a delphi #fe0115, i called delphi on their tech line and was told this number supercedes the two delco numbers,this is the same info i recieved from bruce in kentucky,thanks bruce and everyone else for your input...
1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L lock cylender VIN: 1G6KD54Y7Y
thank you for the help i did take a hammer and hit it and turned at same time then i could get the tumblers out to re key
1977 Chevrolet C20 Silverado 7.4L Unknown VIN: GM12387GOO
it was the cam bearings went bad was causing the water to run in the engin
1981 Chevrolet C10 Deluxe 5.0L Hesitation, Choking out VIN: 2GCDC14G5B
I knew it, over fueled. When 19/24 guys agree with the gut, you go with it. I didn't want to void the Summit warranty so, I got lucky with a carberator that I found for a C-note 10 miles away. The labor to rebuild and install it made a lot of sence to me. ...
1991 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1YY3387M
Hello all Thanks for all the replies on this one. As most of you wrote, the injectors were the problem. After taking an ohm reading on all injectors I found one bad on each bank. Should read about 16.5 ohms and had two of them reading only 2 ohms. Replaced inj... Trouble codes: 32 (EGR-replaced and code has not returned).
1993 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Drivability VIN: 2G1WN14T1P
Thanks again for all the replies; many of you gave me additional insight into what else to check but Ryan from New Mexico, Robert from Washington and Rick from Virginia all "hit the nail on the head" Tear down revealed contact with the valves on cyls 1 and 2 a...
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCS18W4T
Thanks for all the replies,ignition switch fixed vehicle,to clarify,I sprayed under hood,with hood closed & from underneath,vehicle would start every time,don't really know what rain had to do with it unless damp weather affected switch,i tried starting for ab...
2000 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22K1Y
We have yet to fix the problem and the boss man doesn't want to tie up any more time with it. We did learn how to check timing without pulling covers off, and what a running compression test was useful for. Thanks for all the advice and helpful tips. We can... Trouble codes: P0300.
2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L 4 wd VIN: IGCDT19W02
Thanks for the help , as many suggested the vac switch on the transfer case was a problem. the switch was sticking ,replaced and all is good now. as truck lost its vacum suply on long hills the front axle would try to engage.
2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Misfire VIN: 2G1WW12E94
Thanks for all the quick response. It end up being a bad spark plug. always stick to the basics never think new parts can be bad. Trouble codes: 0300 (multiple missfire).
2004 Chevrolet Optra 2.0L AC System VIN: KL1JD52Z44
Thanks to those of you that replied. The customer has not returned, I am hoping that the AC still works and that the leak was at the valve. Thanks for the tips on checking leaks in the evaporator. I shall do so if the car returns. John
2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L airbag system VIN: 1GBJG31U25
Well this one is finally fixed. After getting some decent suggestions I went back to the original harness to check the ohm readings of the wires going to the clockspring and air bag.. I got those readings which were 0 and went to the new harness that I instal...
2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L noise in transmission VIN: 1B3A556C93
Thanks to all that responded to our problem. We decided to replace the torque convertor and although we could not see any physical damage to the flywheel we decided for an additional $40.00 we would replace it as well. The car is back together and running nois...
1990 Ford Ranger S 2.9L No Start VIN: FTCR14T4LP
Thanks for all the help. He got this one fixed. He told me that he found a wire on the starter solenoid that was hooked up wrong. Put it the correct place and all is well. Sorry he did not say exactly which wire was hooked wrong. Thanks again for the help Stan...
1994 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
After an exhausting search I have found that this part no longer exsists. napa. dorman, carquest, wells, cardone, oem, ect. I found that this is a year specific. If any of you had perchaced this part recently, you got lucky that your parts warehouse had it on ... Trouble codes: 412 (cylinder id error).
1994 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Excessive Emissions, RICH (BANKS 1&2) VIN: 1FMCU24X2R
Curtis from Texas says possible O2 sensors,Jimmy from Georgia says possible crossed O2 sensor wiring(checked out o.k.), Jim from Penn says check CTS. All were very good ideas, as were many others. Unfortunately I tried most of them. I`d like to check coolant t... Trouble codes: P0173 (rich exhaust bank 1 koer), P0137 (rich exhaust bank 2 koer).
2004 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FMPU16W54
Thanks to all who responded. The Central junction box was bad. $240.0 from from Ford.. I guess this is an issue on these trucks. Especially the 2003 model. Dave. Trouble codes: P0231, P0172, P0175.
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Brake Switch VIN: SALTL124XY
Took to dealer to have codes read. Shuttle valve and pump motor codes. Repaced ABS Modulator assembly. My Autodiagnos was giving me a false code for brake switch, emailed Autodiagnos with problem hopefully they can correct thier software.
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L traction valve VIN: SALTY14403
Vehicle sat while customer got another modulator when I got the new modulator battery was dead replaced battery, started vehicle no lights on, scanned, no codes, lights remained off. Lights have been off for 2 weeks now no problems. Sounds like a long hard res...
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L hydraulics VIN: 5LMRU27L3W
We don't have a NGS tool here, as we only do limited domestic repair. We even tried another used HCU/elec ABS assy. A new or reman is not available. All 4 are doing the same thing. The pressure will release at either the ABS HCU output sides or at the cal...
2004 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L No Start VIN: 5LMEU88H54
This vehicle would start after all connections to pcm were reconnected after completing a pinout test of wiring harness. No corrision was found at these connections but everything went back to normal on its own. All codes were cleared, test drive and numerous ... Trouble codes: U1262 (c1805-), C1805 (b2900-), B2900 (u1073-), U1073 (u1123-), U1123 (u1059-), U1059 (testing and results).
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1BJ245X2
1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L seat occupant sensor VIN: WDBGA51G5W
Thanks everyone for the reply. Sorry about the delay in closing this request. Richard your right on the money someone else had said check the connector when I did I realized that the new one didn't have enough wires. I got the right one and removed the seat co...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L compressor VIN: 4A3AC44G61
I recieved a couple of good tests to perform, check for low coolant, check for low rpm's, which I did not do on my initial inspection. I had a few inquiries seeking more info such as pressure readings when the condition was present, the pressures were all norm...
1983 Nissan Maxima GL 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1HU01S6D
Thanks for all of you that helped me. It turned out to be the distributor/module but the customer declined the repair cost more than vehicle worth. Thanks again.
1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21D3S
thank you all for help after further testing and advise from my fellow mechanics here at iatn, i removed the iac, and saw carbon build up in the intake severly blocking the hole to the egr.. i cleaned the iac and removed carbon in the intake wich made the egr...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D01
First of all I have thank everyone who responded. Weird system how this system works. I hope you take this into consideration.First thing, information in ALLDATA is wrong; wire diagram error that comes from the Factory. The connectors are backwards. Second, th... Trouble codes: P0155.
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Compressor VIN: 1NGAA07A24
I didn't uderstand the flow chart Identifix supplied. Rob, Bryce and Charles were correct. "IPDM" INTELLIGENT POWER DISTRIBUTION MODULE was bad. Nissan Dealer said they were sorry for saying it was head unit and they owe us a favor. "Cant return electical" Dam...
1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1G3WS52K8W
Sent Dealer of which a friend of mine is service manager. Gave to him with complaint only, no history. He replaced control head (5th from same supplier) after 3 days it is still working. Thanks for everyones help.
2000 Plymouth Breeze 2.4L Stall VIN: 1P3EJ46X1Y
Thanks to all who replied.Turns out customer was filling the filler neck to top.Not a good idea. Thanks again
2007 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L low beam inop VIN: 2G2WP55287
2006 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport 2.5L starter relay VIN: JF1GG68646
My customer did't want to go any further with testing, so we grounded the wire to the start relay from the pcm, and he started and drove off into the sunset. Thanks for all your input I think it was either a bad conection at the pcm, or the pcm just refused to...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L No Start, No MIL VIN: 4T1BE32K72
This one won't act up long enough to find out what's wrong. Just sitting still, and it clears up and starts fine. We removed the intake and checked the wire harness, which tested and looked fine. Removed both fuse boxes and found nothing. Car is still here, ca...
2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L compressor VIN: 4T1BE32KX4
Out of 6 replies, 3 suggested the clutch relay. This had been replaced, as stated in my help request. I had, however, failed to indicate I had checked hot & grounds to the controll assy. The first reply concurred with our hunch that the controll head was at fa...
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