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2004 Audi RS6 4.2L shock abservers VIN: WUAPV64B44
Hello This car was with some shock absorvers noise. There are two leaking ones. I decided to change the shock absorvers. Problem is this car is equiped with "Dynamic Ride Control". Dampers are diagonally linked by hidraulic hoses (2 x 2). Here is system d...
1984 BMW 633CSi 3.2L No Start VIN: 06E6996298
I have this BMW that will crank but not start. Orginally tested for spark & injector pulse and had neither. Power is present at fuel injectors & coil when cranking. No trigger from DME to the injectors or the ignition coil. Scoped both reference sensors at DME...
1993 BMW 740iL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGD8329P
I have this fine BMW here and it runs real bad. Actually it will go down the road ok if you just ease it. It does run rough,not missing on any one cyl., just a general lean feeling. When I first scanned it I got codes 12,13,201,202 and 65. The O2's were not mo... Trouble codes: 12 (O2 sensor 1), 13 (O2 sensor 2), 201 (O2 sensor control 1), 202 (O2 sensor control 2), 65 (AC compressor)
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADP633XX
i replaced the pcv valve and hoses. the codes po 227 & 228 returned. the vacuum hose off the pcv valve goes to a metal line and to the back of the valve cover and then down to a solenoid on the drivers side, under the floor board. i don't see where any vacuum ... Trouble codes: 227 (sensor control), 228 (sensor control), 203 (not sure/maybe injector on 3)
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGL63422
Help!!! Car was towed in after somebody did a clean detail. Cranking with no start, transmissio failsafe mode, check engine in display. No spark and no injector pulse. I check the crank signal on the labscope at the crank sensor and at the DME, all was good. N... Trouble codes: P1720 (Timeout DME CAN connection)
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 5UXFB53564
After extensive testing we have somewhat come to a fork- in-the-road.Here's our challenge.The customer stated that after going through a big puddle this all started.The vehicle will hesitate stumble just like an ignition misfire "Thump Thump" on acceleration.N...
2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G5DAO3E13
I have an 03 rendevous that sets a po453 fuel tank pressure sensor ckt. high, several months ago when this all started we found the 453 code and a bad connector(heavy green corrosion) in the underbody harness connector where it attaches to the underbody floor ... Trouble codes: P0453
1982 Chevrolet Impala 4.4L no power in drive VIN: 2G1AL69J6C
can runs and starts fine. place in drive and no power. power brake and it acts like the ehaust is plugged. brake pedal hard replaced brake booster and now have good vac. but still no power. place hand over carb runs great has power. sprayed engine down for vac...
1994 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L abs system VIN: 1G1LD55MXR
A customer brought his car in last week with a sinking brake pedal. The problem did not happen here but the customer wanted a new brake master cylinder. 3 days after leaving the shop the customer said driving in stop and go traffic the brake pedal came up and ...
1998 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GBDM19W1V
cylinders 1 and 2 are misfiring. plugs are clean. wires intact. pulled plenum and the left bank is slightly washed looking but the right hand bank is highly carboned. more misfires on cyl 2 than cyl 1. did pressure drop test and all injectors dropped about the... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Suspension VIN: 1GNEK13R4X
we recently replaced pitman arm and idler arm complete assembly,brakes and set toe. the customer returned and said they felt the vehicle was going to roll over. we then swaped tires, reset ride height, adjusted caster and camber, all to no avail. the vehicle s...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, hard start VIN: 2GCEC19V91
customer complaint is hard start but will start if thottle is held open. the idle is low ( about 400 ) i have replaced the fuel filter whitch was plugged up. have checked the iac and it seams to be working. checked the fuel pressure regulater and it is not lea...
2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L compressor VIN: 1Y1SK52851
I am in dire need of help! I have not one but two of these prizms an 01 and 02. They are both going through compressors in a matter of days or weeks. One has had two compressors, the other three. I actually replaced everything except the hose asm and metal lin...
2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L gas tank VIN: IGCDT13W52
the gas tank has a hole in it, need some ideas as to where we can locate a gas tank.
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L rke VIN: 2CNDL13F95
For gm guys! I want to know if I can program a new key fob on this 2005 equinox with out a scan tool.We have a modis and snap on doesn't support reprogram RKE transmitter.If anyone can help THANK YOU
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L engine VIN: 2GCEK19B26
Hello Iatn Techs here is my Problem. Vechicle came to the dealership with the Engine knocking in the upper end. Lifter area. No lower end noise noticed. No Oil Pressure reading on dash. Checked oil pressure with gauge. Gauge also reads 0. Pulled Oil Pan checke...
2000 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.4L rotors VIN: 1C3EB45J6Y
I have this 2000 Cirrus, could feel a slight pulsation in brake pedal upon light braking, would go away if applied brake harder, replaced both front rotors, machined rear drums, still there, replaced rotors again & pads, lwr control arms (bad bushings) & sway ...
2003 Chrysler 300M 3.5L LR switch
please help chrysler tranny techs. DTC P1776 NOT repaired with a solenoid block and valve body. I thought it was a cut and dry case of sticking solenoid switching valve, however after a new valve block and solenoid block assembly from chrysler, I now get the c...
2000 Daewoo Leganza SE 2.2L cylinder head ? VIN: KLAVA6926Y
This came in with a broken timing belt. It of course bent the valves. Took head to machine shop. They did a complete job on - valves - seats - the works. Got it together and now when it sits over night it puff smoke when you first start it. Any suggestions ? T...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF2368X
Hi Techs!, customer had me out for a service call to their residence for a no start. Troubleshot and found 0 fuel pressure at the pump(even after I pulled fuel through it), changed fuel transfer pump primed the system and it started and ran like new. Few days ... Trouble codes: P1689 (no com between ecm inj pump), P0230 (transfer pump circuit out of range)
2000 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L hard to start VIN: 1B7GG2AX11
customer complains of hard starting. more often when warm. fuel pressure is at 44 psi when running. when key is turned off fuel pressure drops to zero immediatly. on resart it takes a while for pressure to build back up. I know the regulator and check valve is...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA18K64
truck came in with mil found 300, 171 ,174 tested ect, iat both tested ok LTFT p30 both banks and the front 02s are 800mv most of the time with the engine warm both back 02s are 50mv tested with propane the 2 front 02s 900mv made a vac leak both 800mv did not ... Trouble codes: 300 (171 -), 171 (174 -), 174
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTHX26F5R
When cold this truck will start, early direct injected engine. then when you shut it off, it won't start. No icp (injector control pressure) showing, it does show .24 volt, but when you crank it, it won't go above .50 volt and the pressure readings is 125 psi,... Trouble codes: P1211 (icp pressure above below desired), P1661 (output circuit ck signal low)
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21F91
This Ford came in 3 months ago for a no start. I replaced ICP and then noticed a long crank. Customer declined testing at that time. Now it is back for extended crank. It happens hot or cold. I measured oil pressure at the top of the high pressure reservoir an... Trouble codes: P1211, P1212
2002 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP37302
car was towed in, we replaced fuel pump assembly, customer drove the car for two months, car came back on tow truck, found no power going to the fuel pump. Rapaired loose connector at inertia switch. Car starts now, but will cut out after about 10-15mins. Ther... Trouble codes: P1237 (Fuel pump secondary system circiut)
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55263
thanks in advance to anyone willing to help. this taurus came in with a #2 misfire. had original plugs and wires so i started there,swapped coil too. # 2 still misfiring. i checked the injector with amp clamp and found when the car is at idle the signal from t... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire)
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWF31P75
hi there. i have a no start condition with this 05 ford 6.0 diesel and this is one of my first diesel diags but i think i have this down to the nitty gritty. any input would be greatly appreciated. first off i know this has a 5 year 100,000 mile warrenty and t... Trouble codes: P0611 (control module configuration incorrect), P0261 (injector 1 circuit low), P0264 (injector 2 circuit low), P0267 (injector 3 circuit low), P0270 (injector 4 circuit low), P0273 (injector 5 circuit low)
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.4L start relay VIN: 1FTSW21R68
hello to all the ford diesel techs out there.i have a 2008 f250 super duty 6.4.it won't turn over the engine.(start) sometimes.when it won't start i am not getting the ground signal from the ecm to pin 86 on the start relay. i can jump pins 87-30 and vehicle w...
1991 Geo Tracker 1.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2CNBJ18U8M
vehicle is running very rich,black exhaust smoke.o2 sensor always on rich side .960 volts even by creating manifold vacuum leak.i heared they have ecm problem but not sure if related to emmission problem.
1997 GMC Yukon SL 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK13RXV
Hi all, Beautiful day in California. Have read most of archives on this vehicle. When driving on flat or foot hills, would not think of this truck having a problem. But when you start up a steeper pull the misfire becomes very obvious. Truck had new fuel pump,... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
2000 GMC C-Series Topkick C6H042 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, vibration VIN: 1GDE6H1B5Y
engine vibrates at all rpm's , i have checked the following , fuel preasure ( good 48 psi running ) e-85 contamination ( pass 10% ) compression ( 150 - 170 psi ) spark ( all coils fire ) plugs ( no cracks , proper gap , none fouled) checked all fuses . i am ou...
1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L fuel injectors. VIN: 2HKRL1864X
Vehicle was towed in for no start. Found no power to injectors while cranking. If you turn the ignition switch to the on position you get power to the injectors but as soon as you crank you loose power. If you manually power the injectors from relay, on the ye...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L abs system VIN: KMHDN45D81
car came in to shop had been sitting for a while customer states brakes are very bad no brake light on at dash,fluid level full road test car,spongy pedal and abs comming on under normal stops.upon brake inspection all rotors were very rusted and replaced alon...
1998 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJGX2247W
I hope one of you Jaguar techs has seen this before... This car came to us with a noise resonating from the mid-section to the rear of the car when cruising between 30-55 mph.(mostly at 40 mph exactly) At first it seemed to do it only when the torque converter...
2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L seal VIN: SAJD4AC11N
this jag is one of our good customers, the rear diff is leaking right side snub shaft axle seal.I was able to get the axle out and remove the snap ring to get the snub shaft out. My first ? is if I spun the aluminum out side collar did a mess any thing up, is ...
2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: SAJEA01T33
Thank you to evryone reading this post.I have this s-type that flares on the 1-2 shift.If you acclerate very lightly you can go through all the gears.If you accelrate normally it will go into limp mode and lock into gear. After a few shifts i get a dtc p0781.I...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1J4GW58S5X
Stupid Jeep! no 2-3 shift, 1-2 is fine. Replaced overdrive solenoid first, govenor pressure and desired are within 1 1/2 pounds of each other. Replaced pcm and flashed(first one locked up my bcm with skim...yay!) adjusted throttle linkage, I am not a trans exp...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L starting VIN: 1J4GW48S91
The truck will not start sometimes cust. states the intior lights flash and clicking by fuse panel no cranking at all. I did not experience this but i did see it stall and then crank and nostart briefly. Then it started and ran fine. No check engine light. My ...
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L valve spring VIN: 1J4GL58K02
Hello all and thanks in advance for any help, I am trying to find a straight answer to which tool I need to be able to change a broken valve spring on this 3.7L jeep liberty, my local chrysler dealer says I need miller 8516a, another says to use 8387,the pictu...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L trans shift VIN: 1J4GR48KX5
first thanks for any help you guys can give me The vehicle intermittently drops into limp mode and cust states that intermittently the trans has no drive or reverse. Trans diagnostics shows a (P2767) code input sensor #2 no signal. there are no input or output...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L hard starting VIN: JTJHF10V01
hard starting like it is flooded,can use foot feet to get started. only happens once every couple weeks very intermitant
2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on
evap codes, p0441,p0442, and p0446. all vsv work fine when actuated and don't leak vacuume, no leak when pressure tested with smoke machine(our smoke machine has a flow ball, witch drops to zero when hooked up, indicating no leak), replaced pressure sensor, ha... Trouble codes: P0441, P0442, P0446
2009 Lincoln MKX 3.5L srs light on VIN: 2LMDU68C79
i have an air bag light on and i can not find anything about a code B1231 , the car came from a body shop and i have never run into this code before. any help would be greatly appreciated, the body shop said they changed the module and all the parts needed but...
2002 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JM1BJ22532
Vehicle runs and drives fine just won't shift on it's own. Instrument panel will only display M (for manualmatic mode ie. sport shift) and the number of the gear selected when the gear selector is in the drive position just like it does when in the manualmatic...
2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L drive VIN: 4F2YU08142
this is a hard one to figure out, if you put it in drive there is no foward movement but if go manuel 2 or 1 it will go ford start at 1 it will shift to second, it also has reverse gear. just doesn't work when selector is in d position. some help please
1989 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDCBCA35E9
Have been on this one on and off for about a month or so. After a hot soak of more than 5 minutes but not more than 10 minutes it will start up normal and run but on the first or sometimes the second time you accelerate it will cut out like it has a bad accele...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L a26/4 ,5 VIN: WDBJF72F6V
the red and green light for the ir flash a lot both after use of key to lock or unlock, only codes left are in ata b1231 b1220 motion sensor left right not detected in star finder they are not there for a 210 body of that year what could be the problem and whe...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L transmission and transfer case VIN: 4JIWB45EW0
2004 Mercury Monterey Premier 4.2L Surge VIN: 2MRDA2O234
Vehicle has an engine surge when cold / during warm up. It's fine once its warm. Baro reading is 31.3, local weather station reports 29.8, another ford product (09 crown vic) baro reads 29.5. Where is the baro sensor located. The MAF has the IAT incoporated bu...
2003 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Airbag light on VIN: WMWRE33403
Car came in with air bag light on, pull the following codes: 240-Internal control unit fault; 19-Belt tensioner, rear middle; 16-Battery, positive terminal isolation 2; 17-Belt tensioner, rear left; 129-Sensor for side airbag, left; 132-Sensor for side airbag;...
1986 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1GB22S7K
nissan guys i need your help. i have this 86 sentra that once warm will not idle. it also surges badly while cruising. It will accelerate what i would say is normal. but as soon as you hold light pedal pressure, it starts to surge and as soon as you let off th...
2002 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D82
used a four channel modis scope on cam and crank sensors,cam signal[phase]has good data peaks,crank signal,just about dead.with no movement.I have even tried to shim sensor to possible adjust,as recommended by a iatn tech,with no improvement.is the trigger whe... Trouble codes: P0335, P0725
2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AA06A24
Code P0335 sets on start up on second ignition cycle. Installed another Crank Sensor still same problem. Checked power and ground to crank sensor and load test all three wires to sensor. Engine has ticking noise and customer stated Check Engine light and noise... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank Shaft Position Sensor A Circit Error)
2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Cruise Control VIN: 1G2NW12E91
Hello All, Have a car driving us nuts. Car came in with no cruise control light, tested the system and found a faulty switch in the steering wheel, replaced switch. Road test and now the light in the dash comes on. Press set botton and nothing happens. Tested...
2002 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2HY54K22
HELP,CAR HAS THIS LONG CRANK NO INJECTOR PULSE ANYWHERE FROM 3 TO 5 SECONDS THEN ENGINE WILL RUN. TPS STAYS AT .29 volts. has battery voltage at injector at all times . it has cam sensor cranking from ignition mod to pcm as well as 3X and 18X . used lab scope ...
2006 Pontiac G6 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2ZF55B26
Hello IATN members i have a 2006 Pontiac g6 with the check engine light is on , and low power due to computer being in limp mode or reduced engine power mode, caused by intake camshaft position codes, i have removed the rocker cover and the timing chain cover ... Trouble codes: P0010 (intake camshaft position actuator solenoid control circuit), P0011 (intake camshaft position system system performance)
1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3DD58B2V
This car came to me as a no atart late in the day. It had no spark. Next morning it started but soon after that it would not restart. It has fuel pressure and has NO spark or injector pulse. There is power to the coil and injectors so I am going to check crank...
2000 Saturn LS1 2.2L suspension strut mount VIN: 1G8JU52F8Y
Hello to all. Thoughts needed here on this one folks. The car came in with a left front strut mount bad. We replaced both front struts and mounts (Napa parts)at 144,800 miles. Seems Napa now uses Moog suspension parts as well. All was well for about a week and...
2006 Saturn Ion Red Line 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1G8AY11T86
Hi guys we have a unussual problem here ,,customer came with a clutch problem replaced clutch .pressure plate,slave cylinder machined flywheel got everything back everything back together and the slave started to leak ,,pulled the tranny back out got a differe...
2004 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Left Front Wheel area VIN: JF1SG69634
This is for one of the other guys in the shop. This car makes a rubbing/scraping noise only when making HARD right turns. (Nomal turning produces no noise and it never makes noise turning left.) The noise comes from the left front wheel area. Sounds similar to...

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1995 BMW 540i 4.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAHE1324S
Thanks everybody for the good input. The customer admitted a week and half later after the car was dropped off, that last winter during a big snow storm he may have high center the vehicle in a parking lot. He also admitted that the fuel gauge stopped working ...
1998 BMW 318ti 1.9L transmission VIN: WBACG7334W
the vehicle was actually fixed when the dual mass flywheel was replaced, customer was very very happy, i guess i was just stressing over nothing. thank you all for your help.
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13W3V
thanks to all that e-mailed me.i feel like a fool by overlooking the basics.the left bank o2 sensor was bad leaning out the cylinders.replaced sensors,miss gone.but it didn't sit any o2 codes.looked at data,there it was.couldn't see problem for looking at it.t... Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Speedometer VIN: 1GCHK23173
A GM flow chart states that using a signal generator, we should be able to get the speedometer to function if indeed the cluster assembly is functional. For lack of a signal generator, we took the signal to the tachometer, and hooked it up to the speedometer....
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L airbag VIN: 1GNFK16ZX3
2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1JC52F54
Well another one down the road. I got a lot of good replies to my request. Most indicated a faulty fuel pump. I talked to my client and we desided to put in a new fuel pump. Just as I was bring in the vehicle the condition happened. I found 7.2 volts at the fu... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP system problem).
2005 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16Z45
First I would like to thank everyone for their replies. Thanks! The problem was that the purge solenoid was out of position. Instead of being in an upright 12 O'clock orientation, it was cocked to about 11 O'clock. This allowed a vac. leak, but allowed the eva... Trouble codes: 171 (Bank 1 Lean), 174 (Bank 2 Lean).
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L vavletrain VIN: 1G1AL55F86
Ok. Thanks again for all your help. i wanted to make sure this one stayed gone since it was such a fun project! I pulled the head back off and forced pressrized solvent through the passages from the oil filter to the susspected restricted port. First i used ...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L7T
A new ECU fixed this van. The thing that threw us off was the fact that we could fire the coils with the scanner. Thank you for your quick and accurate responses. The other responses other than ECU were also very helpful.
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 3.0L a/c system VIN: 4C3AJ52H11
Compressor air gap corrected the problem. It had excessive gap.
1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L low fuel light VIN: 1B4GP54R2V
Thanks to those who responded to my request. The fuel pump/sending unit solved the problem with the low fuel light coming on when the fuel level wasn't low. Thanks again, Randy.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
First of all I want to thank everyone who replied to my post through here and by emailing me.This web site is truly an awsome tool. The Fix was the coil.I am blaming my inexperience with distributor equipped engines for overlooking something very obvious.I gu... Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.7L warning chime VIN: 3D7KU26D93
Well, its fixed. This is what I found. Very corroded wiring for the snow plow setup, cleaned, fixed and replaced most of that. Still dinging away. I cleaned and serviced all the ground cables and battery, it needed that anyway. I removed the d/s door skin to g...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KA28C74
1995 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L o/d light VIN: 1FMDU34X9S
Turns outy guys I had a bad fuel pump relay. It was intermittently cutting fuel off and the signal to the blue #8 wire at the pcm. Replaced and have not heard back so all is good. Thanks to all that repied.
1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP6535X
I found that the mass air sensor harness plugs were loose and not making a good connection on the sensor. I also found a vacuum [...] leaking on bottom of intake. After I tightened the plugs and repair vaccum leak it ran perfect. Thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: P0102 (maf/vaf circuit low input), P1100 (maf sensor intermitant).
2000 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L poor/no heat VIN: 1FTRX18L7Y
I removed the cover and checked the blend door actuator operation. The blend door actuator works but the blend door molded plastic shaft is cracked,not allowing it to move in both directions. Thank You everyone for all your great suggestions.
2006 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMCU96H86
Vehicle went to dealer because there was a recall issue. Customer informed me they changed harness. Thanks to all who helped. Trouble codes: P1A10 (Hybrid Powertrain Control Module Battery disabled), P0A27 (Hybrid Battery Power Off Circut).
2006 Ford E-250 5.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FTNE24L16
I ordered the an reman trans. Thanks for all your replies guys. I just didn't want to go with a new trans until I had others telling me the same.
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L trailer VIN: 2FMDK38C87
Three relays and three fuses sounds about right Tom. And wires that must run from inside the car to the engine compartment fuse panel. That will be and interesting set up. Must come with terminal ends that plug into the bottom of the fuse panel. I will rep...
1995 GMC Jimmy 4.3L high idle VIN: IGKDTI3WSK
Hi thanks all. there was a wire rubbed through and shorting causing the iac pintle to move out further then requested causing PCM to lose track of iacs zero position.
2003 GMC Yukon SLE 4.8L fuel & charging guages VIN: 1GKEC13V63
Hello all, thank you to all 14 techs who replied my post. Most of you is leaning towards the replacement of the instrument cluster which is not under warranty from the dealer. The customer declines for repair at this time. He said that he'll be back later for ...
1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCD5533R
This one is out of here again, hopefully for good! The customer supplied used PCM was faulty. Aaaaaarrgh! The times you vary from your normal operating procedures to help someone out are when you get burned. Customer supplied another PCM and it runs fine. Than...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Regulator VIN: 2HGE826724
Once again, thanks to all. All agreed the regulator was integral with the alternator.Also received some advice regarding high voltage causing prblems with instument panel, trans. control and other modules in these vehicles(Thanks again,Brad and Vlad) and was r...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe LX 3.5L timing belt VIN: KM8SB12BX3
OK, I have this baby fixed. I'm sorry about the engine size mix-up. I put the correct VIN in, but it indicates a 3.5 whereas I have a 2.4 in this vehicle. I was wondering why i was getting the replies about making sure which engine I had! I will be more ca...
1997 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2LM58V43
Thanks for all the Help. We replaced the fuel tank sensor and reset all the readiness monitors. Test drove until evap passed fixed. Trouble codes: P0440 (evap system fault).
2004 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L hvac VIN: SAJEA01TX4
thanks for the replies, stan from florida, why are you up at 4:52 in the morning? good thing you were, it is located under the car behind the left front wheel.
2004 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Front & rear window defroster VIN: KNDUP13164
Thank you for the help guys. I actually did not fix this one it fixed it self. I sent this customer to the dealer because I don't have time for all the jobs that come my way these days. Anyways she didn't want to go to the dealer so she just was taking the bat...
2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBN30F32
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Suspension VIN: 1YVGF22C92
OK.It was the lower joint on the right sway bar link.In the past we've taken the links loose and tie wrapped them to the bar and test driven to confirm a sway bar problem,which is what we did. The noise went away and I assumed it was the bar to frame bushings,...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L srs VIN: WDBGA33E7S
Found that code p0041 was snapon scan tool reading false code, vehicle needed belt and seat sensor, customer opted not to this at this time. thanks for everone's help Joe
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 3.2L starter VIN: WDBKK65F83
Thanks to all who replied. The correct answer was the K40 relay was bad. Loosing k15 power to the ecm. That explained the no crank, no codes mystery. Mark from Texas and Rodrique from Quebec hit the nail on the head. I do appreciate all the responses and good ...
2003 Nissan Frontier 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N6DD26T63
Thanks all Rod pretty much banged it. But being down under and off to the side (Austrailia) means they get different wiring colors and pin asignments in the ECM connector. Anyway I wasn't complete in my orignal post test data. I had -no- codes, I did have po...
2008 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L ac system VIN: 1N4BL24E38
I would like to thank all that responded, I'm still not sure what the problem is but have decided to give the customer the option of taking it some where else. I need to learn more about the way the system works. It just does not make sense to me. Thanks,...
2005 Other European Copper 1.6L Starting VIN: WMWRF32040
Hi. I'm calling this one Fixed. The ignition switch was the problem. We wanted to change the starter back to the original one. But the customer said he wanted the new starter. I really like this customer. Just to answer some of the questions that people ...
1998 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.0L Heater Control Head VIN: 2P4GP4532W
I have this vehicle fixed. I really could not find any information on how to diagnois this. We currently have shopkey repair for information and has been good for us until now. Anyway a big thank you to Robert from Indiana and James from Texas. I had no codes ...
2003 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED49Z13
It appears after a couple of weeks of not hearing from client we have the engine check light fixed, soldering the O2 sensor ground circuit where the joint from control unit goes. Thanks for the help, Stewart [...]
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0L radio VIN: YS3FH49Y34
Vehicle is repaired. Please note that this failure occurred after the owner used this vehicle to jump start another one. This vehicle was not jump started. Bob from North Carolina suggested disconnecting the battery for a short period may repair the condition,...
2001 Saturn L300 3.0L code VIN: 1G8JW52R71
Once again my IATN brothers have come thru for me! MAF was correct # & not reman. It was however completely contaminated with oil & debris. Cleaned it & no code was reset. Engine is burning oil & blowing it back to air box. Customer declined any other repairs ...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L splines in hub/wl brg VIN: 4S3BG6858T
thanks for all the reply's. everyone said about the same thing. subaru is prone to rust in splines. no real tricks just a lot of pressure and force applied. after 2 days of soaking and a very large puller we were able to beat them out with a very large hammer....
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