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1993 Alfa Romeo 164 Sport 3.0L wiper, blower VIN: ZAREA33E8P
Hi group! This Alfa has no wipers, no blower motor, brake light on dash, anti-theft inop. Brake lights work, coolant light not on. There is power to all affected systems, no ground. Traced back to ground connection under steering column (g143) all OK. Found bl...
2002 Audi A6 Quattro Avant 3.0L camshaft bearing plate VIN: WAUVT64B72
After reairing motor i have a pretty good oil leak seems top be both sides coming from the camshaft bearign plate where it meets the head there was and isnt a gasket that i could find. What is the proper torque on this plate? or is there somthing that i am mis...
2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L drive line VIN: WAULT64B13
After replacing torque converter there is a vibration at highway speeds 55-75mph. I didnt notice it until the final test drive (which was to meet the customer) and I just assumed it was a tire vibration. The customer said it wasn't there before. My question ...
2004 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJC68E34
This Audi is kicking my butt, it is the AMB 1.8t. When started, it misfires horribly, the ECU sets a 17705 code, but no CEL yet. after a few minutes, the CEL comes on with only a P0300 (random misfire) under OBD2. ODB2 does not even recognize the air/fuel/boos... Trouble codes: 17705 (pressure drop between turbo and throttle)
1999 BMW 318i 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Hesitation when cold VIN: WBAAN92040
Hoping you BMW guys can help out. I have an 1998/99 E46 318I that hesitates badly when cold and lacks power over 4,500 rpm on the open road when hot. I tried and Airmass sensor & reset Adaptation & since then the idling in gear is erratic - is there a process ... Trouble codes: 141 (Oxy sensor), 057 (39 No Desription), 000 (No description)
2004 BMW 320i 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBAET16020
When start this BMW first in the morning it will shake (rough), after some time if you turn off and then on it will run ok.NO air leak. PCV good.
2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L battery VIN: 1G4HP54K92
I realize this is a really dumb request, but I can't get the rear seat cushion to push back and up to remove and replace the battery. The rear seat cushion goes over the floor pan and then down stopping any rearward movement for disengaging the hooks. Any Bu...
2002 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L Warning Indicator VIN: 3G5DB03E12
GM Gurus, This Rendezvous does not want to leave the shop! The issues that have been dealt with up to this point have been fairly straightforward. 'AWD Disabled' message repaired by replacing differential clutch check valve. U1300 codes by repairing wiring lef...
1993 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6L dashboard VIN: 1G6EL1299P
hello,this eldo has a problem with ipc etc acting like it is in a limp mode after driving for 10 miles,temp and fuel data will show two dashes,hvac goes to defrost with blower motor on high,abs light illuminates and digital readout shows trac off,also none of ...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 WT 4.3L Hydraulic System VIN: 1GCEK14Z4P
The pedal feel and clutch actuation bleeds off over time and won't release the clutch. If you pump the pedal the pressure and feel comes back, for a little while. This truck initially came to me because the roll-pin that retains the fluid line into the master...
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDM19WXV
Hi Chevy tech's, this one is a hard or long crank cold. Tune parts were bad so started there. Problem still occurs. The fuel pressure is not always at spec's, upon cranking drops to 50psi. Specs are 60 to 66psi. Runs fine once it starts and no codes. Has anyon...
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W0Y
The first time the vehicle came to me for an intermittent no start it had no spark at the plugs and weak spark at the coil. checked distributor cap and rotor, found carbon tracking on both. replaced distrubutor cap and rotor with inexpessive aftermarket parts....
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 8.1L alternator/battery VIN: 1GCJK39G91
thanks in advance to all who respond. this is my own personal vehicle. on the way to hunting camp we stopped for fuel. engine was shut down during fueling. when restarted, battery warning light on/volt guage showing just above 12V. no prior problems with charg...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L steering VIN: 1GCHK29U51
thanks for any help came in with complaint of p/s leak, found reservoir overfilled. when driving there is no problem turning except when going slow to park with brakes applied. when it gets to about 2/3 of lock in either direction steering becomes stiff. take ...
2001 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Starting VIN: 1G1NE52J21
This vehicle has an intermittent no crank, no start condition. The vehicle came equipped with an anti-theft system. But that obviously was not enough security for the vehicle owner, so they had an aftermarket alarm system installed. This is what happens. You u...
2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCCS19W31
Vehicle came to us as a no start and was confirmed. Sounded and smelled flooded so we pulled plugs and found them gas fouled. Replaced plugs and inspected injector with camera for fuel leakage and found none. Vehicle started after the plug installation and ran...
2002 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L cooling system VIN: 2CNBJ18C42
I hope someone can shed some light on the problem. Vehicle has been towed in twice now for over-heating engine. I have driven the vehicle on and off for a total of about 60 miles and can not get the engine to over-heat. I've done a cooling system flush and rep...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L cylinder head VIN: 1GCJK33182
customer was pulling a travel trailor about ten thousand pounds up a hill at about 60 miles per hour and then heard a big gasp of air then grey/black smoke began pouring out of the exhaust pipe and he heard what he described as a valve noise or internal rattle...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L driveline
Sorry about not having the VIN. I got this Silverado in for a couple of things, front brakes,oil and filter, and wiondow regulator which all went well. But the customer also asked about a noise that seems to come from the rear of the vehicle when first moving ...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Driver's temp door VIN: 1GBHC29U44
Hello, and thanks for reading this post. Driver reports erratic temperature changes from heater on driver's side of vehicle. Mostly lack of heat noticed. I have not seen this one yet, other than to test when the problem was not occuring, and heater core was ho...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23204
i replaced the injector wiring harnis pig tails for cyl. # 2,3,7, and 8 about 2 months ago, vehicle ran good and was given back to the customer, he drove about 300 miles and came back with codes p0202, p0205 and p2149, fallowed flow chart given by "all data", ... Trouble codes: P0202, P0205 (injector curcit fault cyl. 5), P2149 (injector position voltage contron curcit group 2)
2005 Chevrolet Uplander LT 3.5L Fac DVD player VIN: IGNDV33L35
Don't want to waste anyone's time. But I would like to add a 2nd factory screen in my van and take video from 1st one. First can it be done. I am told that you can't power the player/screen without the class 2 data line (why not). I do not see what the BCM has...
2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L transfer case VIN: 2CNDL23F57
I've got this equinox that seems to be working fine with a intermitten traction light coming on. Scaned for codes, came up with a P1779 engine torque delivery to TCM signal and a po711 trans temp sensor. Couldn't find a flow chart on All Data for these codes. ...
1999 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L oil leak VIN: 2C3HD46J3X
This car is leaking engine oil, after driving awhile the L.F engine mount is soaked in oil. I cleaned a put dye in the oil. From just running in the bay the front of the oil pan gets wet after twenty minutes of running, right below the crankshaft pully. Its no...
2003 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD36M13
scanned it in june for stalling and engine light on but only found history code P0340-camshaft position sensor, no problems were found at that time. customer came in today saying engine light is on again and car is stalling more often , while driving and while... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor)
1995 Dodge B2500 3.9L ign system VIN: 2B7HB21X5S
Hello,we have a ram 2500 when cold the check engine light does not come on,and only cranks unless you leave key on for 10-30 sec.. After you wait the light will then start to glow slowly then you hear the auto shut down relay and fuel pump relays start to clic...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Z6V
Well We've been Testing this truck for three days in the shop, it runs well till closed loop. About a minute into closed loop operation idle rises and lowers till vehicle stalls. Spark plugs were a platinum delco... Changed to a champion Copper core(Recommende...
1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ46X4W
Vehicle came in with dead miss in cyl #3. Code indicated the problem with injector #3 to be of electrical nature. I don't have the code handy(sorry) but found B+ at injector and 16 ohms across injector. Installed a noid light which had no response with engine ...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Security Light VIN: 1D4GP24313
Vehicle came in with the complaint that the security light on the dash was coming on after the vehicle was started. Technician connected to the vehicle with our scanner and found that the scanner couldn't communicate with the security system to pull codes. All...
1990 Eagle Talon 2.0L No Start VIN: 4E3BS44R7L
Changed a brand new ignition module car still wont start a brand new crank sensor is 600.00 dollars not sure where too look at next no spark no injection signal also what should i check any ideas thank you
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FAFP45X1Y
I have this 2000 GT that is causing some grief. Looking to the helpful techs on iAtn for some guidance. This vehicle has no codes and passes KOEO and KOER tests. It also has never stalled going down the road, etc. Only once in a while when attempting to fire i...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTNX21F31
Id like to thank everybody for your help. we got this truck in that wouldnt start this summer replaced glow olug relay and that took care of it customer had glow plugs replaced last year. we dont no what kind or how cheap thay were wich is what worries me. whe...
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14211
This has been a problem child for a few weeks now. Vehicle came into shop with a mil and drive ability complaint. Codes revealed a dtc p0340. Started with alldata flow chart got to step 6 (check cmp for short to power) and battery voltage at pcm connector 85. ... Trouble codes: P0340
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Unknown VIN: 1FTNW21S31
the truck will vibrate in the steering wheel between 30 & 40 mph, it almost feels like you are driving over the grooves along the side of the road. does not change in 2wd or 4wd, applying the brakes or turning the wheel back and forth. we have also turned off ...
1997 Geo Metro LSi 1.3L Stall VIN: 2C1MR2298V
97 Geo Metro with a 1.3l engine and manual trans. When cold car runs fine. Can drive on freeway at 70mph with no issue. After 30 minutes or so, the vehicle looses all power and stalls. Cat Area is not hot at all, so I dont think it is clogged. I checked the cr...
1991 GMC Tracker 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GKBJ18U6M
Vehicle is from a parts salesperson that we deal with, was driving the vehicle when started running rough, low idle and CEL came on. Brought it to us and when i tried to get codes, the light was on steady. Found that there is supposed to be a switch for the CE...
2005 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L 2nd gear, 4th gear VIN: 1GKDT13S65
Hey everyone thanks for the help. This Envoy will not shift into second or fourth. When you accelerate in first the RPMs go up to about 5500 and once the vehicle gets going about 40 mph or so it shifts harshly, but it feels like it is shifting into third, and ...
2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L door locks VIN: 1HGCG56632
attention honda techs i have one i need help with, this accord ex intermittently will lock and unlock and all door locks and interior lights come on like the key fob was used,with the key out of the ignition.i had installed a dealer drivers side multiplex unit...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L harsh downshift VIN: JHLRD68442
customer complains of harsh downshift. pulled a p0122 tps code. just wondering if anyone has seen this and if the tps will fix it? i know on other vehicles the tps affects shifting but not sure on the cr-v. i'm not a tranny guy. thanks
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L passenger side fuse box, fuse # 13 VIN: 5FMRL18073
Hello all Honda techs. I have an electrical drain that is on fuse #13 in the passenger fuse/relay box. There are about 9 other components on that circuit. Rather than test each component on that circuit, I'am hoping that one of you has experienced a common pr...
1991 Isuzu Stylus S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: JABRT536OM
This vehicle has idle surge only after the vehicle warms up to operating temperature. We found no codes. Fuel pressure is 40 PSI at a idle. No vacum leaks. I found a cracked exhaust manifold. We replace that along with the O2. I performed a compression test, 1...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DN147FL
hello all tech out there, i had 2000 jeep 4.0 l misfire code 0351 # 1 COIL PRIMARY CIRCUIT REPLACE PLUGS NEXT DAY CAME BACK COIL RAIL BURN AT COIL #1 and run rouh replace coil rail vehicle run fine came back 2 days coil burn again check wiring ok order differe... Trouble codes: 351 (coil 1 primary circuit)
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Unknown VIN: 1J4GL48K75
has any one seen these codes? can not find any description on codes. my scanner is telling me no description avaliable. all i can tell u is that the first drive the transmission shifts fine, when u come to a stop it hunts for a gear like it is in neutral and t...
2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, runs rich VIN: SALTY16473
Hello all and thank you for taking time to help me with this land rover. i have a problem with this vehicle burning up oxygen sensors or so i think? to make a long story short both front 02 sensors were replace about a year ago by the dealer due to rough runni...
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Misfire
changed fuel pump two weeks ago. let runnuing great. came back with idle rough and misfire under load. clean injectors checked plugs and replace coil boots. fixed rough idle and misfire. but engine bucks around 40 mph then is smooth. also smooth when you take ...
2008 Mazda Tribute Hybrid 2.3L MIL Lamp on, No drive LOS VIN: 4F2CZ59HX8
OK, we have a fun one here! This Tribute Hybrid was smashed on the LF and RF. It is here from the body shop. The vehicle will start and run, but when dropped into gear; various DTCs begin to set and the vehicle goes into LOS (limited operating strategy). The H... Trouble codes: P0A0A (High Voltage system interlock circuit), U2023 (Invalid network data recieved from another module with faulted input set in ABS), P1A0D (Hybrid generator disabled), P1A0E (Hybrid motor disabled), P1A13 (Regen Disabled), P2104 (TAC forced idle mode)
1994 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBGA43E4R
I need help on 94 Mercedes S420 I need to know how to time the timing chain Not much help from Alldata, not clear pictures. Thanks Marco
1999 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDBHA33GXF
This one is giving us a headache. This vehicle when cold, will fall on its face under medium to wide open throttle and will not rev up. It will start missing when it is hesitating and turn on the check engine light showing misfires on the right bank. Once the ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0304 (Cyl 4 Misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 Misfire), P0301 (Cyl 1 Misfire)
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG 5.5L Engine VIN: WDB1631752
Hi Guys, We have a customer whose ML55 has put a conrod thru the block, no warning!!!. We are looking for a reputeable Mercedes used parts supplier in the States who is likely to have a complete engine for sale, any AMG 55 engine should do. Can you recommen...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Head Gasket VIN: JA4MW51R51
External engine oil leak from the head gasket,we just did this head gasket 30 days ago to stop the same problem and it's back again leaking engine oil just as bad as before. This vehicle is new to this customer and had no real history, but it appeared someone ...
1994 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L speedometer VIN: 1N4BU31D6R
hi all, i have a 1994 nissan altima with no speedo operation. it was eractic and then stopped working all together. i have replaced the speed sensor in trans. and tried used cluster. still no speedo. i have followed the diag step by step. have good continuity,...
2004 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L ac/ hheater VIN: 1N6AA06A74
well customer say the ac wont come on and the heater wont come on i check fuses and relay what i can see is the intereor contral theres 3 one for the bi level and the one for heat hot to cold the othere to change to from ac to heater the one dose not lite up t...
2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L park lamps/tail lamps VIN: 1N6AA07B65
Customer states after replacing module park/tail lamps stay on after switch is shut off. I have tried another IPDM from another vehicle. No change. All funtions go through the BCM and the IPDM is the output. I cannot communicate with the BCM because I only hav...
1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass 5.7L power steering pump and gear box VIN: 342671M187
Howdy Boys n Girls, Have this long time project, been working on this same car through 3 different owners, the lastest has owned it for about 9 years, over that time we have repaired and maintained it. The first assesment for the lastest owner included overhau...
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G3WH52H2Y
Hi, This car came in as a no start. It has no spark on 2 cylinders on the rear bank, and no spark on 1 cylinder on the front bank. It has injector pulse. There is no signal from the PCM. There are no stored codes in the car. I think the PCM is the problem, but...
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L class 2 bus line VIN: IG3NL12E83
HI and thanks for all your help. This car came in on a hook as a no start no crank.No radio and the ipc runs key on bulb test but it does not cycle the gages or have a theft light when trying to start in crank mode. Battery good tested all fuses and found that...
1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L overheat VIN: 1G2NE55D4S
This one is driving me crazy. I have had cooling system problems with this car for a couple years. when I replace a component I have to go through a long process of filling the system and having it overflow and overheat and after a while it will be ok. I read ...
2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB12431
Hi guys, I'm having trouble with the evap system on this car, last week it came in with code P0440 we performed a smoke test and found that there wasn't any smoke coming out of the vent valve in the off position, tapped with a screwdriver heard it click and sm... Trouble codes: P0440 (EVAP Performance)
2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX54K61
we have recently replaced leaking intake gaskets on this engine.after repair po401 egr came up,replaced map sensor,code came back after short drive,egr can be actuated and vehicle stumbles.all reading from two scan tools look normal. any response would be help... Trouble codes: P0401
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WP1AB29P04
aloha fellow techs.mil light on f4 fuse good tested relay for bank 2 air inj. pump ok hoses and piping intact. checked resistance of inj. pump bank 2 1ohm . mitchele on demand mentions filters for pumps but not finding any. any input would help thanks ib advan... Trouble codes: P0492 (secondary air injection insufficient flow bank 2)

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2005 Acura TL 3.2L bluetooth VIN: 19UUA65555
thanks for all the help. leaning twards the control unit.. the hfl button never worked.. tested it tested ok..the hfl would say booting all the time.. in shop key the wires and harness were different colors and connector was different.. i did take the control ...
1997 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L block drain VIN: WAUGC84A3V
Well, we did finally get the block to drain. I took everyone's advice and put pressure to the block passage. It started to get wet, and I probed it with a piece of 1/8" wire. It never flowed out with what I would consider "great" flow, but we were able to flus...
2003 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WAULD64B83
Well its one of those, I guess its fixed they havent called. All the help responses were good and could have been the issue. Another shop put in the new green temp sensor, so yea I left it alone. Well i finaly checked it and it looks the same but no VW audi sy...
2001 BMW 740i 4.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAGH83451
My tech help question was just about the engine wiring harness on this BMW. I thought it had been repaired by splicing in a section of harness. Now I know that this is actually the way it came from the factory. To close this post I'll explain the diagnost... Trouble codes: 130 (drive by wire TP monitor), 134 (drive by wire controller adapter), 148 (EWS signal interface).
1997 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CU5217V
Thanks for the help. Lots of replies saying there are aftermarket tanks available, found Dorman and Heatex the most likely source. Used tanks were available, but did not like that idea due to the labor involved to r&i these tanks. Customer opted to get rid of ...
2003 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L Suspension VIN: 1G6KF57953
thanks to all that replied i replaced all four tires with Michelin's and a rim that was borderline the vibration is 90% gone that's it for know thanks again Jeff
1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCT18WXN
What I finally ended up doing on this S10 was pulling on the plastic injector lines with a pair of pliers that had a concave area at the tip and a piece of rubber hose rapped around the plastic fuel line near the nozzles. The nozzles pulled out of the holders,...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GNCT18W6Y
Apologies to all for closing this request late. The customer decided to take it to another shop and I was hoping to hear about a fix and forgot to close it out. I did replace the cap and rotor as many had suggested, but that didnít help. I know the fuel inj... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random missfire).
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Tourque converter VIN: 1GCHK23173
I will be installing a new pump in this truck seems like the only logical thing left whenever i can get it back here to take care of ill try to let you all know howw it worked out. Thanks for all your replies.
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L top end VIN: 3GKEC16T73
Thanks for the help on this. A few said oil pump pickup o-ring or tube bad, this was all checked when oil pump was replaced. Also a few said spun cam bearings or lifter rollers damaged. Due the labor involved in tear down & having to remove heads, the best & m...
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC52F73
Thanks to all who replied. I regretfully admit we overlooked a very simple problem with this car. Because the light came on so soon after we finished the vehicle and we had performed a flow test to verify our repair and it passed, we jumped to conclusions by...
2004 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L cooling fan VIN: 1GBDX23EX4
thanks to every one that offered there help, trouble was a loose pin contact at the ecm for ground circuit to cooling fans, thanks again to iatn a great tool to have in your box .
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L trans VIN: 3GNFK16ZX4
Due to the overwhelming number of replies and the consistancy in the responses, I'm going to call this one fixed. My lack of Trans skills showed up big on this one. Thanks again to everyone, I appreciate your time and knowledge, Andy.
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L 4x4 VIN: 1GBJK34D36
1995 Chrysler LeBaron GTC 3.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1C3EV4536F
i checked all the replies and much appriate the help. i think it is the tcm but did not have one on hand to verify. cust. took it with only one gear. i did pull doen trans pan and found no metle but alot of clutch materal. the trans was wore out also.
1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2C3HC56G0X
Thank you all for your help ! Never being able to make the vehicle duplicate the complaint , I took the advice of 60% of the respondents , and replaced the crank and cam sensors as a pair .This seems to have fixed it as the customer took the vehicle this morni... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0305, P0302.
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Starting VIN: 2B4GP243XT
I would like to thank all that replied to this problem, I guess all were right. It is not a fix but the best fix is to replace both the PCM and THE BCM. The story of what i did after i posted is, I installed the New BCM back in the loaded van, It was armed whe...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L sterering VIN: 1D46P24351
thanks very much to all great technician,i fix this car,i change the resevoir power stering,and no more noise and vivration.
1966 Ford Thunderbird 7.0L body VIN: 6Y85Q13023
Thanks very much for the overwelming responce so fast. I didn't know you could only do one update without closing or I would have updated more. Earlier we replaced the distributor and conterted to electronic ignition. We rechecked the carb adjustment and fo...
1995 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR11X5S
Thank you to all of you who have given input. The problem ended up being DPFE sensor! It is shorted thus dragging the 5 volts to 2.5. Disconnected sensor and the pickup roared to life!! Thanks again for everything!
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L park aid VIN: 1MFMU18LX3
Thanks for the replies but I believe it needs a module. The Ford website wiring diagram is the most useless piece of info ever. As is the theory, specs and just about everything else there regarding this system. As far I can tell the sensors should receive 1...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTSS34S25
Further follow up with customer reveiled vehicle has never been to dealership and since being a fleet vehicle.. recomended most recent PCM updates to see if this would cure the issue before foregoing any other diagostics at this time. Trouble codes: P0104 (maf circuit intermittent), P1101 (maf out of self test range).
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L tr switch VIN: 1GTHC24154
Cusomter has never returned for further diagnosis & inspection. also, technician has been abusing his priviledges, suspect someone has finished this job at home and will be disciplined. It appears there is a high failure rate on TR switches as well as a servi...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L drive axles VIN: JHMCB7558P
we put 2 axles in and vibration is gone. thanks for everyones help
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KM8SC73E05
Hi the problem is so intermittent that I cannot pinpoint the problem and the customer does not want to spend any more $$$ as I said before I do not have oe tools for this and have checked all sugestions and no luck ,Thank you to all the techs for your time an...
2001 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.5L ECM harness
Want to thank the couple of techs that replied. The job from what I was told is pretty straight forward. My concern was if there was something I wasnt seeing until I opened up a can of worms. 3.5 or so hours is what it takes to replace harness. Suggestions als...
1994 Jaguar XJ12 6.0L ignition VIN: SAJMX1344R
Well after a lot of good help from everyone I found the fix for my problem. On the passenger side of the firewall are 5 relays. The relay closest to the center of the firewall, closest to the driver's side, (in this case it was a blue relay) was bad. I had ...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1J8HR58205
Well this problem has highlighted some dissapointments for me. first off I tried reading some data that was suggested & the snap on scan tool has limited capabilities. (I will be purchasing a WiTECH soon). Second in the age of premium plugs, why is chrysler ...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB72341
1997 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Rear Suspension VIN: 1LNLM81W1V
The customer is looking for a used air suspension module. The height sensor is good. Sorry I don't have any more information than this. I will try to update the information once we get a different module for it. Thanks for all the information I received.
2003 Mazda MPV LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28A63
Owner decided to wait on doing any farther diagnostics on it but hopefully I will be able to take another look and try a couple more things. Thanks for all the suggestions. Trouble codes: P0301, P0505.
1998 Mercury Villager LS 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2ZV1114W
Well I have not fixed this van Yet, Customer took it & He will comeback, I will update & hope to fix this van, but for now is time for me to close this request, really appreciate your time and inputs, I have receive very helpful information that hope to use to... Trouble codes: P0300 (Ramdom misfire), P0325 (Knock Sensor).
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN8DRO7Y51
Thanks for the info.A used MAF fixed this car.Did not have to reprogram pcm.
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Starting VIN: 1N4AL11D55
Sorry for the [...] delay, but vehicle is fixed. It is a 2 part problem. Customer just had a battery replaced at used car lot,under warranty, same problem after 3 days. After removing battery cover found out battery looked old. Battery did passed load test dur...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L late,firm shifts VIN: 1N4AL11E15
1998 Other Ford 4700 7.6L Hesitation, Poor Power VIN: 1HTGRAAR6X
Hey guys, haven't fixed this one yet. I have another one with the engine apart right now. The truck is at another Dealer that has a dyno. The low power has been confirmed (some did not believe). Like everyone else they can't find the problem either. I thought ...
2003 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R93
AFTER PERFORMING all the basic tests ie. scanning ,driving , vac gauge test , failed,results - approx 19 in at idle ,under load gauge goes to near 0 & VERY SLOW TO RETURN , indicates restricted exhaust , removed o2 sen to drive much more power, due to fact tha... Trouble codes: P0402 (exc egr flow), P0403 (egr sol. circuit problem), P0405 (egr sensor sig. short / low).
1999 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAWN72N7X
Finaly fixed guys!! Thank you to all who helped. Replaced the MAF after repairing the ground problem. Engine purs like a kitten!! Now its on to the clutch and rear main.
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 3VWCM31Y15
I had one reply and Jimmy hit the nail on the head, thanks! I replaced the Tiptronic switch assembly which turns out to include the PRND gate, the circuit board with shift position indicator lights, and the sliding "accordian"/dust cover with integrated magne...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L battery VIN: 3VWST71K85
finaly repaired thanks to all that replied. the problem was a broken can bus wire in the drivers door harness that wouldn't let the body module go to sleep. the windows, door locks& alarm operated properly, found it by disconnecting drivers door harness at doo...
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