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1990 Acura Legend LS 2.7L starts in 2nd gear while in drive, no 4th gear VIN: JH4KA4676L
NO first gear in D mode, In manaul low there is first gear.
1996 Acura TL 2.5L engine VIN: JH4UA2659T
car came in for not shifting properly checked out had misfire codes tuned up then retested know still shifting erratically like car with clogged cat converter checked converter its OK. checked on scanner car running rich changed o2 sensor mass air and coolant ...
2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Mechanical VIN: WAUAF68E56
Hi and thanks in advance. I have this 2006 audi a4 2.0l turbo that came into my shop for an engine noise. The noise is coming from the back of the head and it sounds like a loose timing chain. I took the compression to make sure no valve springs where broken a...
1998 BMW 323i 2.5L Surge VIN: WBABJ7326W
cat converter was replaced along with both o2 sensors car runs very sluggish at cold startup,but after reaching operating temperature it runs great.dme was inspected and found no problems at this time,also changed o2 sensors around and did not change any readi... Trouble codes: 79 (o2 sensorheater after cat)
2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USBT33483
Hi IATNs , We just gave the car back to the cust. and of course it acted up again. Intermittent it won't rev up if you accelerate quick. So you've to give gas slowly.The car won't die but you hear it misfires and of course DME cuts off fuel. When it happens CE... Trouble codes: 5E14 (CAN connection to DME), 5E19 (CAN data error from DME), 5E1A (CAN data error), 5E18 (CAN data fault from DME)
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAET37473
Hello, Have a clean 2003 BMW 325i, has code PO-0011 Camshaft position solenoid bank A open circuit..I can clear code but comes right back. Wiring from computer to both camshaft solenoids are okay. All fuses are okay. Related issue is none of my scanners will c... Trouble codes: P0011
1986 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Custom 6.2L no glow plug relay a VIN: 1G8ED18J7G
hello everybody, what we have is an 86 diesel blazer (military version)that has no glow plug relay activation, wait to start light is working, all glow plugs ohm at approx 2 ohms and thermal switch is at .5 ohms (i believe spec to be under 1 ohm untill 125 deg...
1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Coolant temp sensor VIN: 1G1YY22P2R
This Car cam in with overheating issue and Service light. Pulled codes and got #15 Temp coolant sensor high voltage. We replaced the sensor light went out for a while than came back in with over heat still an issue. Found plastic bag wrap'd around primary fan...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCFK24K38
this truck will stumble tipping in off idle and hardly pull itself down the road.trim was 145+ before the intake reseal lt 160. The only way this truck runs 1/2 right with the base timing set at 8 before.doesn't run to bad wot.Sometimes it will stall dropping ...
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19R3W
Hello all you gm guys out there. I will start by saying I am not a gm guy. I own an import (german) repair shop. I am working on this truck for a friend. The vehicle came with a terrible misfire. All the ignition system looked old and worn. replaced Plugs,wire... Trouble codes: P0300, P0155, P0161 (o2 sensor heater circuit b2s1), P0442 (evap system small leak detected), P1345 (crank/cam sensor correlation cyl discrimination signal)
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L power steering VIN: 1GBDM19WXX
customer called p/s and brakes died while backing into her trailer to hook up. veh. towed in. replaced p/s pump, filled system with bg p/s fluid. turned steering wheel with vehicle on lift, eng off, to get big bubbles out. then used factory procedure with eng ...
2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Starting VIN: IGNDXO3E21
hi technicians,i have this chevrolet venture,3.4 motor,problem is when i want to star the car,i do not recive signal to the starter,the purple wire,icheck relay no signal goes ,i check neutral swith,maybe ignition swith.batery is good,starter new.thanks for th...
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L transfer case VIN: 3GNEK13T43
hello:i have this avalance which has the auto transfer case in it and my experiance with this unit is limited.when it is in any 4wd drive mode you can only go about 4-5 mph and it shakes the whole truck and you can hear and feel front tires grabing and squeeli...
2004 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L abs VIN: 2C4GP44R44
Hello, I am having some problems repairing the Abs on this van. Van came in yesterday with one code LF wheel Speed sensor failure, Ohmed out sensor and found to be open. Replaced and went to clear codes, One more code showed up for the LR signal failure. Ok so...
1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Lack of Power, hills VIN: 1B7GG23X5P
Thank you in advance to anyone who gives me your valuable advice. This Dakota loses power on hills and won't accelerate well once you have it up to cruising speed. A test drive with fuel pressure gauge duct-taped to the windshield showed that after a few minut...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L rad fans VIN: 2B4GP44R81
van came in with ac compressor seized. I replaced compressor and expansion valve. refilled with r134 and retested. noted rad fans did not come on with ac clutch. watched hi side pressure build to approx 400psi and still no rad fan. Tested fan found it ok. I ca...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L door ajar light, dome lights, door locks VIN: 3D7HU1842G
Here is one I hope someone has seen before...This trucks door ajar light,dome lights,and door locks all actuate at the same time when it hits 15 mph then the door ajar light will go out and the dome lights will fade.If you take your foot compleatly off the gas...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L front brakes VIN: 2D4GP44R73
Has anyone seen this before ?? Test drove van around block , grinding front brakes and rolling body ..Typical front pads, rotors , and sway bar links ...Pulled tires and found 10% remaining on pads , not to the rotors yet ..Where is the noise coming from ..Did...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L turn signals lights VIN: 1D4GP24RX5
Hi Dodge guys Thanx for looking at this one This van if you turn on the right blinker the left blinks on the car go on if you o the right the right side work fine and when the right blinker is on the left driving light goes out. alldata shows body control mod...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7K528D76
vehicle came in complaint of ck engine light & running rough, we checked for codes and found p0302,p2305 so we checked it out & coil #2 had a serious melt down & cracked so we replaced it & found that it had taken out that circuit in th computer so we replaced... Trouble codes: P0302, P2305, P0688
2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L no downshift VIN: 1B3HB48B77
tranny will shift fine at low rpm's but when you want to pass a car or put it under aload it feels like it is slipping this tranny is a used tranny with 4k miles this is my first post any info would be greatly appreciated
1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L 2-1 downshift VIN: 1FALP52U5R
Thank you in advance, iatn has always been a great information source. First of all I am not a transmission tech. This Taurus came in for a "slip problem". I test drove the car when it was cold and it seemed to shift fine. As things warmed up I noticed when I ...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FTEF14Y3R
He called be with a hard start problem. Brought it over and it would not start in my drive. after a couple of test we determined the distributor was defective. Ordered another one after talking to the original installer. Got one through the same company. It la...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FAP55U82G
has anyone seen a tauras that accumilates water on drivers side floor mat during rain
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWX32P13
Ok, thanks in advance for your insight and advice. We towed this one in for a no start and they had cranked it enough the batteries were low. This was the first time that it wouldnt restart after letting it sit for a while. He had it die on him three times but...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no power VIN: 1FTNW20P13
has no power , idles great starts up great no check engine lamp or codes but make a odd hissing noise ever since the egr cooler was replace , it comes and goes intermit just doesnt have power idles good and starts up great again run diag no codes found , just ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31P73
hey techs i have this problem truck that will not start,customer stated it was acting up,shaking on first start of the day,for about a month until it didn't start.then it was towed in.i did a list of checks as stated everything seems fine,icp sensor and ipr ha...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14544
hi thanks in advance for any help, i have a late model ford f150 with the electronic throttle that will not start cold, the ap1 and ap2 pids will not change when its in a no start, the codes will not clear except the p2107, when it does start after several att... Trouble codes: P0606, P1235, P2105, P2107
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L cam phazers VIN: 1FTPW14534
hi guys! got a ford f150 here that i'm pretty sure needs cam phazers just wondering if i should put new valve lash adjuster in it also to save a later headache, or is not really that common that these are bad.
2006 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 1FTPW14V16
this thing feels just like a bad cat tuned engine, replaced mass air flow and cats still feels the same everything looks good on data stream any help would be appreciated.
2007 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L heater/ac VIN: 2FAFP71W07
Guys, this crown vic blend air door motor will not operate at all, there is no key on power at the potentiometer switch DB wire circuit 600 C237. Fuse F17 10a is good, at blend motor C289 there is poer at purple wire circuit 246RD/Bk, ground is ok, known good ...
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L steering VIN: 2FAFP71VX8
vehicle came in for wheel alignment. readings were all good. touched up camber and toe. on road test vehicle pulled right. swapped front tires side to side still pulled right. when backing up and appling brakes,steering wheel moves left. when idling thru parki...
2001 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTFG25M11
Cyl 4 had the bulk of the missfires cyl 2 had the second most and there were several missfires on 3 and 7. I noticed the cyl 7 missfires seemed to increase on decel. Trouble codes: P0300, P1381
1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGEJ8255W
I can't clear this light. When the key is in the on position the light will come back on. The circuit is not open and the idle is smooth when the iac is unpluged. I the replaced with a used with on fix. I have then sent to Honda and was told to replace with th... Trouble codes: P1509 (iac fail)
2003 Honda Accord EX 3.0L light VIN: 1HGCM82603
Thanks in advance. This one came in with a traction control and brake light staying on. I scanned computer for codes and found none. My scanner did not give me a option for abs or traction control only engine control. I did replace brake light switch as i saw ...
2005 Isuzu NPR 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 4KLC4B1405
Hi Guys, This Truck has a brake booster light on hard pedal you turn the key on pump behing the dash runs continousley you pump the brakes start the truck pedal does not drop, I am suspecting a bad booster, out of the pump behind the dash I am getting at least...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4G258S5R
this jeep got towed in as a no start.hooked up the modis and seen there was no rpm signal while cranking.replaced crank sensor but vehical still didnt start.checked codes and got code 54 no cam signal to pcm.replaced cam sensor.still no start.i tried reseting ... Trouble codes: 54 (no cam sync signal at pcm)
2006 Kia Optima EX 2.7L Air Bag Light On VIN: KNAGE12456
Car came in with Air Bag Light on, Code B1481,it is a history code, it never is a active code. I shut the light off and it didn't come back on for over a month.According to all the tests I see is that the code has to be active to repair. I have the tests right...
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L failsafe program fault VIN: SALME11443
Hello and thanks for any tech tips in advance.I have a 2003 Range Rover 4.4L HSE that is going in to failsafe intermittently .I can drive for 15miles and have no problem and I can drive for half a mile and the failsafe program will display on messageboard.I sc...
2004 Lexus RX330 3.3L Shift Quality, Check Engine Light VIN: LDKMSALKS4
The transmission was trashed when it came in with the slip, delayed shift and code p0793. The transmission was rebuilt but same problem. Is there something the builder may have missed? What causes this code to set? Both NC and NT sensors are new. Checked the p...
1994 Mazda Protege 1.8L No Start VIN: JM1BG2249R
having trouble with this one. cranks but no start. fuel pressure good, good spark, checked coil, distributor, vane air flow meter, timing belt, main relay, injector pulse, and still no start. any help will be helpful.
1994 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JM1NA3531R
mazda tech, please help. car tow in with a cut off problem when car get hot and car not able [...] start again unless it sit overnight. we found no spark from one coil on # 2 and 3 cylinder. we replace two new set of coils pack and ecm, still same problem. we ove...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L panoramic roof VIN: WDBRN47J32
This is a 203.747, 2dr sport coup with panoramic roof. At the rear of glass roof are two links attached to the guide rails. They are up when the roof is closed, lower into the track as the roof opens. I think they control the bellows seal on each side. These l...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L battery VIN: WDBSK75F33
did a test on the car for the rear battery with a fluke in series when you hook it up the car cosumes 2.5 amps after 30 seconds it goes down to 1.25 amps and then another 20 secons to 750 milliamps them to 15 second later 560 milliamps and then it take about 2...
1997 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MELM58S8V
This car has a problem when you drive it at likes the WOT kicks in.as long as you take it easy it works fine,but if you gas on it it goes in to WOT mode.Cleared codes and the same P1519 came back.however it is only in the KOEO mode.Not to up to date on this sy... Trouble codes: P1519 (IMRC stuck open)
1999 Mercury Villager Estate 3.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4M2XV11T0X
vehicle came in after leaving customer on side of road, when got to shop started right up ran vehicle multiple time for hours at a time could not get to fail. after running for awhile and short test drive finally failed, going down road felt just like losing f... Trouble codes: P0340
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4LS31H5P
hi guys i have this mitsubishi montero this truck crank long when it,s cool . i check codes no codes check fuel psi good. 45psi and volume ok ect and iat, tps, ok after keep cranking a while it would start.and run good no problem when it cools have same strati...
1999 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: EC3A-02003
Hi Team Information is a bit sparce here and this may just be a faulty etv motor . What i would like to know is just how to prove that it is faulty. I have been unable to find any test info. I also wonder if this code could be set by some other fault. So befo... Trouble codes: 95 (etv motor)
1998 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Starting VIN: 1N4DL01D6W
hi everyone iv got a guy passing through on his way to iowa wev got a bot of a problem we got a 1998 nissan altima gxe 2.4 l he came in last night whith a misfire we couldent get any codes but tested the crank sencor was bad replace it car wont start i pulled...
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E94
this car came in to our shop for a clutch running it just wouldnt move. replaced clutch ptessure plate and fly wheel assembly.after ward car has experienced a no-start.have checked for pinched wires and found none, scoped cam and crank sensors tested good repl...
1997 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.4L No Start, passlock VIN: 1G3NL52T6V
Has anyone come across this and do you know what make it return to the ref voltage reading? I don't know if I should send the IPC back to repair or if I'm way off base and it's a commuication problem between thew PCM and the IPC Trouble codes: P1629, P1601 (loss of serial communicationdoesnt set all the time)
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2WR121XY
This car is becoming the bane of my existence :-) About three weeks ago, I towed the car in for stall/would crank but not restart. Had spark, cmp signal, all that, but fuel pressure was only 35 PSI, should be 55-60, so that's the fix, right? Well, it seems th... Trouble codes: P0101
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L engine VIN: 1G2NE52FO2
hello, we have this grand-am that won't start for the customer but when it gets towed in it starts for us. there is no codes, and we have fuel pressure. sounds like a crank sensor but this, a 2.2 ecotec and we can't seem to find it. does anyone know where it i...
2005 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L theft alarm VIN: 1G2NE52F75
alarm sets at times and car will not start. when reprograhm passlock will start and run for few days and then will not start
2000 Saturn SC2 1.9L engine VIN: 1G8ZY1272Y
This car came in on a wrecker with a dead battery. Customer said he went to start the car in the AM and the car was dead- no lights on instruments, no crank, etc. Battery was dead so we charged the battery almost all day yesterday. Once the battery was charged...
2004 Scion xB 1.5L Valves VIN: JTLKT334X4
Hello, good ideas needed, we have this Scion came in no start, burned & bent valves on exhaust side. Machine shop cleaned, pressure tested, surfaced and replaced needed valves. Reassembling need to set valve adjustment, which is done by the lifter thickness, p...
2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L odometer and clock VIN: 4S3BH89631
odometer and clock reset when key is shut off, alldata doesnt supply decent diagrams of this system but i did find a diagram showing a custom cpu controlling these and other functions, the other functions work, i am having trouble identifying this part to test...
1991 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: JT5VN94T6L
vehicle came in for rough running & lack of power- cylinder leak down verified leaking exhaut valves after reassymbly vehicle still running poorly have 5hg vacuum while running performed smoke test with no leaks found isolated all vacuum lines on right side of...
2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L head&block VIN: 4T1BE3ZK64
leaks oil between head &block left front of engine
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE Limited 3.3L pedal travel VIN: 5TDZA22C84
pedal goes to floor on first application.will pump up hard,test drive has great pedal when hard,on next application goes to floor,have to pump to get hard again.replaced master cylinder with new toyota master cylinder,flushed system with dot 4 brake fluid,inst...

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1984 Audi 4000 S 1.8L cam timing VIN: WAUFA0815E
Hi again to all in IATN land. I'm a prime example of a guy with CRS. Thanks so much to all who replied. George, Jerry, and John hit it right. Somedata had it wrong. After re timing the cam with the mark on the BACK of the sprocket, the car got happy. Hats off ...
2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Battery VIN: TRUUT28NX1
Thanks again to all who provided their expertise in trying to help me find the problem. Everyone suggested excellent fixes or culprits but none seemed to fix the draw . The customer opted to have a relay installed that would activate the cluster when started. ...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Excessive Emissions, VIN: WBADD6321W
Thanks for the help. I had replaced pcv valve & hoses before posting. Passage through valve clogged up with debris.NO more problems.
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G6KD54YXW
This is a first for me, Believe it or not, we found a spark plug wire jumping voltage into the blower motor. Replaced and rerouted the wire and car starts, runs and drives. The only explanation I have is that voltage was spiking the heater control head, which ... Trouble codes: U1255.
1977 Chevrolet G20 Beauville 5.7L Mechanical VIN: CGL267U227
sorry it took so long . i had to track down a used combination valve. Replaced valve and bled and all is well
1995 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.7L crank hub VIN: 1G1BL52P3S
at some point the customer had upgraded the engine in this vehicle from an lt1 to a LT4 purchased from gm as a crate engine at the time the origional balancer was installed we replaced with proper balancer for that motor and all is straight and good thank u al...
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L Surge VIN: 1G1JF52T01
Thanks everyone for all the help. So far we have smoked the intake, checked the cam timing, among so many other little things. We are just going to fool around with it over the [...], and hopefully we find something wrong in the wiring, as thats what the cu... Trouble codes: C1275.
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Starting VIN: 2G1WF55EX2
Thanks to all the great replies.It turned out to be the ign switch.This guy is a truck driver so i had a hard time to get it back.This time when the gas gauge was not working we were able to wiggle ign switch and gas gauge started working.This was our first go...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Hesitation, Low power VIN: 1GNET16S53
Well Ladies in Gentleman, this one is fixed!Well I asked the tech to inspect the throttle body, and the response was" The other shop already did that!" Well I asked again only to find that throttle body had not been serviced, and tit was filthy. A BG service h...
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Stall VIN: 2G1WF52E73
Thanks for all the help from everybody it was the ignition switch,replaced problem went away thanks again
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Speed calibration after axle ratio change
I called the dealer back and asked if they could reset the front wheel sensors to match the taller tires. They said that they could do that and also reset for the axle ratio. When I took it in the tech had trouble with the 4.56 axle ratio (not offered by GM), ...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 3C4FY4BB81
thank all of you that took the time to help but what i found was wire under out side fuse block to shut down relay was broken inside coating it was the red power in sometimes it would be OK and some times it was not
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY4BB51
thankx to all who took time to read my post,took easy way out and ran wires from tps to pcm and tcm[thanks bryan] road tested all is well,cust happy also me and the boss...thanks again.charlie Trouble codes: P0122.
2002 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP44312
first of all thank you all for your advice!! i forgot to mention last night that i releant the transmission and reset all the adapts. what i did find was that when i checked and soldered the wire, i removed a vacuum hose from the throttle body, and forgot to ... Trouble codes: P0122, P1294.
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46T5V
thanks to all that helped. the fix was in fact a new ecm from a local parts house that had to be special ordered and came flashed, thanks again and keep on wrenchin...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L Misfire VIN: 1B7KF23W41
Sorry for being late on this closing but this truck is not fixed yet.Tried all the replies with no luck.I had a phone call from Mike in Calf. with almost the same problem. He is going to try PCM & let me know how that does.I haven't heard nothing yet.I have to...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L converter VIN: 3B7KF2361Y
Thank you for all of your help!!! The issue was AC or RF interferance leaching into the electrical system.. The fix was to install a noise filter at the back of the alternator. thanks again
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L courtesy lights VIN: 2B4GP44321
There is a module bolted on the front of the underhood fuse box that was the culprit. I replaced it and it has not acted up again. It does not require programming. Thanks for all your help. I undrstand it is the timer for the dome lights, among other things.
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.7L mode doors VIN: 3D7KS26C65
after reading everyone replys,we replaced all the actuators and booked the truck down at the dealer for heater door re-calibration,the customer finally got back to us and has no more probelms.thanks to everyone who took the time to reply.
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FALP52U5S
first, i would like to say thank you to everyone who replied. all info. was very useful. further diagnosis, i hooked up the red brick to the vehicle and verified vehicle speed was valid. next, i checked pwr. to evr, ok. then i checked grd. side, not grounding ...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF1721V
thanx to all tthe replys, i spent about 2 days on it checking all systems and components, and came to conclusion that crankshaft was out of time some how or the wrong one, someone replaced crankshaft and many sensors, customer declined the replacement of cran...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L calipers VIN: 1FTSW21P86
Thanks for all that replied to my request for help. Some times we have a tendancy to go past the simple things.This truck with 26k miles does have rust on the brake pad mountings causing them to stick. The customer brought truck this time before cleaning the t...
2006 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L seat belt sensor VIN: 1FMYU93146
Thanks to all that offered help, as I expected sensors may be different, seems to be no info on these sensors. we ordered new unit from dealer to avoid any liability issues.
2000 Honda S2000 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMAP1144Y
well,about two weeks ago,(october 1st,or 2nd),after checking and checking again everything i could think of,and after following each and everyone of your suggestions,i adjusted the valve lash and lived the adjusment on the loose side (specs. call for intake(0.... Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire on cylinder 4).
2006 Honda Ridgeline RT 3.5L A/C clutch coil VIN: 2HJYK16266
Well we went ahead and replaced the magnet anyway because none of the replies were viable solutions. We increased the clutch clearance to the maximum spect of .55mm and we will see if it comes back, the clutch spects are .35mm - .60mm so this should keep the c...
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L water leak VIN: JND345KIK4
thanks to john in mass. After removing the rubber you could see where the sroof had been leaking. However since this has been such an ongoing problem the owner is pressing the lemn law issue with the dealer and that probably the way they will go even with the ...
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L timing belt VIN: KNADC12553
Well it has been gone for a week. I removed head for a third time and found #4 exhaust slightly open. Disassembled head myself and found all Ex. valves .040" too tall on the installed stem height. Topped all the valves on my equiptment, added .020" shims under...
2006 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L engine VIN: KNDJC73306
Thanks to everyone who replied.I didn,t mention early that I had check all inputs to computer and they were reading normal.I did a cly leak down test and found the left bank had major leak down on all cly.The right bank was o.k.The customer declined tear down ...
1995 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Alternator VIN: 1LNLM91V7S
Thanks to all for the input, my customer has not agreed to do any more work at this time. I recommended installing a factory unit, he doesn't want to spend the money. To all who recommended checking the wiring, believe me when I say I've been through them al...
2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C3Y
i had my students check for continuity between the fuel pump relay and the CPU and the relay and the fuel pump. Both checked out. We pulled the fuel pump and found the fuel pump wiring in the tank damaged. Replaced the pump and wiring and the car started rig...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L Radio VIN: WDBCB25D4G
Thanks for the many helpful replies. I called the MB dealer and this car requires the special key to recode the radio. I had a similar experience on an 89 so it appears that at least 86-89 require the special key. On the 89 the code didn't hold so ended up rep...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L gauges VIN: WDBJF55F5V
Thanks to DON, JOEL, SETH, MIKE and SLEIMAN, The five replies we got aim us to cluster replacement and they even give us the information to beckman technologies, we just receive the cluster back from them, fast and good service, we installed and probelm solve....
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L remote release VIN: WDBN670J92
well nobody gave me the answer i needed so i had to go over to the local benz dealer and talk to the elect tech , the red lamp is to come on anytime the trunk is open or asked to open, the only way they help me i had to take the car over and put on the diag ma...
2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L rear hatch & glass VIN: 4A4MN21566
First, thanks to all for the direction. Once I found where the circuit diagrams were, I could make sense of the test procedures and determine the fix. Turned out to be the outer glass handle was shorted, making the ETACS think that it was open, which prevent...
1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 2.8L No Start VIN: 2G3AJ51W5J
thanks for all the replies...i ended up replacing 3 injectors even thou they ohmed out to be good...must have been plugged...started up and ran fine thanks for all the help
1997 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NL52T9V
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WPOCA2982W
thanks to all reply's-it appears motor out to change the gasket mentioned, i had cut off old gasket/replaced with new gasket at water pump change. we secured all fasteners going to larger housing and seepage stopped-so still not sure what the job would entail-...
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L turbo? VIN: YS3ED48EOY
Sorry for the delay on this post,I have fixed the car.We put a used turbo on the car and it took care of the problem.I didnt want to go with a used turbo but that was the customers decision.Thanks for the help Ryan.
1999 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2BG22K2X
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L fast idle VIN: 5TENL42NX1
The fix for this one was a relearn found in the bi-directional functions labeled "injection volume for maf" by the description I didnít know what it was and there is no info about relearning idle air volume anywhere I looked on alldata. Soon as I entered in to...
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