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2003 Audi RS6 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUZZZ4B13
This vehicle intermittently runs rough after sart up when cold(ie in morning or after sitting for 1/2 day or longer, ambient temp 10 to 20 degrees C)It then also has a rockhard brakepedal(No boost).The problem always seems to clear itselve after a while(10-15 ... Trouble codes: 17535 (fuel trim bank 1 system too rich), 17537 (fuel trim bank 2 system too rich), P1127 (002 LOWER LIMIT EXCEEDED bank1), P1129
1988 BMW 325i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBABB2302J
Well I'll start with the problem as I see it. This BMW 325i is misfiring on #3 and #6 cylider. Spark is good, fuel pressure is good, Noid light showed good electrical circuit. Ive replaced all ignition parts.(cap, rotor, plugs, wires) n my scanner it shows my ...
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G1JC1245V
Car came from another shop. It has no real pattern. It will stall out at cruise speeds, or sitting and idling in the lot. Has always restarted but once and by the time I hooked up a spark tester it started. Another shop has replaced crank sensor, ign. mod., fu...
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3GNEC16TXY
HELP, three days after converter replacement cust returns complaining of severe hesitation on hard acceleration. full throttle take-off motor pops back, and stumbles and fall flat on its face. sometimes even stalls. 3/4 throttle take-off vehicle pulles hard an... Trouble codes: P1571 (tcs pwm circiut no signal. will not set mil.)
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Vibration upon braking VIN: 2GCEC19T9Y
VIBRATIONS ONLY UPON BRAKING, especially noticable at or above 40 MPH and gets more severe after 4 or 5 miles from cold start. Problem developed gradually over about 4 weeks. Dial indicator and on-car brake lathe reveal near zero runout on all rotors, front wh...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LTZ 4.2L heated seats VIN: 1GNDT13S22
Checking the drivers heated seat showed no lights on the control switch and no heat from the seat. Turning the passenger heated seat on showed normal lights on the conrols and correct operation of the heated seat but at the same time the drivers seat heaters t...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Hours Counter VIN: 2GCEK13TX5
Customer states that vehicle hours do not match mileage of vehicle, verified that hours are 274 & miles shown are 61,906 which cannot be, is there anyway hours could have been reset?
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L abs VIN: 1B7MF3363Y
At speeds below 7 MPH he feels the brake pedal pop up and hears a motor come on. This is just before the vehicle comes to a complete stop. We flushed the hydraulic system 2 different times and found air the 1st time. Same symptoms remained. Intermittently t...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44332
Engine runs rough at idle. checked computer for codes, has p0302 (cyl. #2 misfire). Checked spark plugs and spark wires, they were very old, so they were replaced. Problem still there. Checked compression on all three front cylinders, ok at 175 lbs. Removed up... Trouble codes: P0302
2008 Dodge Nitro SE 3.7L blower fan VIN: 1D8GU28K18
This is a referal from one of my customers. This problem started about 2 days ago. I will give you as many details as I have. I questioned her if thee was any specific timetable or condition when this happens, according to her , she got in the vehicle, started...
1992 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR14U3N
need help this vehicle is my problem child!mass air flow has been replaced,fuel pump pressure was under spec fuel pump was replaced now within spec,coolant temp sensor ohm bad was replaced,tune up plugs wires cap and rotor,all 6 injectors were replace with kno...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5L Surge, IDLE STUMBLE, INTERM VIN: 1FALP67L4S
Finally played up twice for me today, after parking outside all night in snow and minus 25 degrees. Had fuel pressure gauge, amps probe around direct jumper lead (Fuel pump relay removed and jumped) and scanner hooked up before starting. Started great, drove 2...
1996 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15N8T
any ideas on intermmitant Trouble codes: P1351 (idm signal)
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTYR14VSX
I know there are a few Ford guru's and drive ability experts out there and I ask for your help and thank you in advance. There are no DTCs. This Ranger is my wife's that she bought new. Loved it till now. Now it seems to have a problem starting after a cool pe...
1999 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L engine VIN: 1FAFP54NXX
I need to know if anybody knows where to get parts for this beast. Ford has dis-continued everything for this car. We have found some NOS Ford stuff, but not everything we need. If anybody knows a website or a business that specializes in these engines, could ...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Ignition Lock Cylinder VIN: 1FAFP3430Y
Good evening fellow techs, this should have been a simple repair but quickly turned into a nightmare. I will explain whats going on the best i can so please be patient. Vehicle was towed in for common Ignition lock cylinder problem of not being able to fully i...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L abs,red brake light VIN: 1FAHP56S32
hello got a strange one here. this car came in with red brake light on. I checked the brake system for leaks and found none. I followed the pinpoint test for red brake light on in aldata. the parking brake switch,leval sensor,and gem module all checked out to ...
2002 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L GEM module VIN: 3FAFP31352
Hello Trying to locate the Generic Electronic Module. Alldata says it is at the righthand A piller, I removed the cover but didn't find it there. Anyone have a clue? Any info would be appreciated. Brian
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FAFP53U65
This is a personal vehicle. I bought wrecked and fixed for my mom. I had dropped engine out for repair to main frame rails. I had to replace front head and coil due to accident. Used those parts off a parts car with 73k on it. Vehicle has ran fine for about 20... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0305, P0316
2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FAFP71W16
Vehicle came in about 2-3 months ago with compliant of no start vehicle started fine intill temp droped below 32 F. we got it to act up once and now its cold and vehicle is back found fuel pump not coming but after extended cranking pump will start to run and ...
1994 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start, hard start cold VIN: 1GTEC19K7R
This is the most frustrating of all things. It belongs to me. I bought this truck from the original owner last year. He has complained about hard start cold for sevseral years now only we could not duplicate because after it starts it will all day long. Proble...
1997 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13W1V
thanks in advance for any and all help. I have a 4.3 in here giving me fits. It has a miss on cylinder 4 at idle that goes away above 1500 rpm. On a cold start it will run fine for the first 2-3 minutes then starts missing on #4. I have checked spark which is ... Trouble codes: P0304
2003 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L none VIN: SHSRD78883
This car has been in on 3 occaisions for a intermintant humming noise. It is louder in side car than outside. Not affected by ac,rpm,blower,power steering,we suspect trans.It does have the related TSB relating to the mount but that is a unrelated noise. When i...
2003 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Shift interlock VIN: 5FNRL18943
Hello IATN members, I have a 2003 Honda Odyssey and the shifter will not move out of park. I just replaced the heater core in this van and I had to remove the dash along with most the wiring harness. Once I got it all back together I noticed the shifter would ...
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Cam timing VIN: KMHDN46D74
Timing belt broke bent intake valves. had valves replaced but I think the chain part of this is not lined up correctely. Picture in alldata leads me to think the mark on the exhaust cam goes outside the colored link while intake tooth is in middle of it's link...
2005 Infiniti FX35 3.5L Starting VIN: JNRAS08U75
OK, this is a bit lengthy. This one came into the shop on a hook yesterday. Battery dead with a no start condition. Customer advised that vehicle keeps melting the coils. I pulled up the TSB regarding blistered coils due to poor grounding. Before even attempti...
1987 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L pump VIN: 1JCML7813H
We replaced a harmonic balancer on this jeep due to the outer portion of the balancer just starting to walk off the center portion towards the radiator. Customer complaint was belt noise. My tech replaced the harmonic balancer and the belt lined up perfectly w...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y7T
It came in as a nostart. I turn the Key KOEO and no check engine light. I right away go looking for fuses. The 20amp ASD relay has popped. replace fuse and car starts but blows fuse again. I finally found the [...] wires at the drive shaft and repaired them...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1J4G8B848Y
The vehicle in this post as not got a gas engine but a diesel engine. The engine is a 3.1 TD engine.The symptoms experienced begin with the low fuel warning light illuminating and the fuel gauge falls to zero. Eventually the speedometer bgins to operate errati...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L oil pressure VIN: 1J4GX58N04
Looking for help on a Jeep with valve train noise. The customer told us that the oil gauge started flucuating a week or so ago, she decided to have a oil change that was overdue. After the oil change the oil gauge went to zero. she has been driving the vehicle...
2000 Land Rover Range Rover 4.0L all electrical VIN: SALPV1545Y
this veh was parked now the door will not unlock with the key or fob. the anti theft red light is flashing. only one key cly at the driver door. try to break into car be pulling up lock and after you pull up it pulls back down. help :(
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JP8PF2808X
this car came into shop with code p1300 igniter circuit malfunction and after replacing crank and cam position sensors problem still exists we have also replaced all ignition coils with no results car runs fine at idle but misses under load, but no missfires c... Trouble codes: P1300 (igniter circuit malfunction)
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JM3LW28G6Y
vehicle returned in two days with random missfire w/poor idle quality.we found bank 1 rich lt trim -15 and bank 2 lean lt trim +15.after smoke test egr,iac and intake were leaking vacumn.replaced above and resealed intake with no improvement.we have checked ev... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire)
2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L High backpressure VIN: 4F2YU09111
I'm hoping someone has run into this before and can shed some light on a difficult problem. When the vehicle originally came in, the egr valve had a hole in the side of it. We found that this was due to excessive backpressure. The convertor on bank 1 had come ... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire)
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA24DXK
I need some help from the Mercedes gurus out there. Vehicle came into the shop with a no start condition. Found no fuel pressure at fuel distributor and no fuel pump operation. Fuel pump was drawing 18.2A and not running. Replaced the fuel pump and now have fu...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L warning lamps VIN: WDBEA34E6P
after repairs were completed all ipc warning lamps are now staying on.also noticed seatbelt lights flashing.i checked ignition switch wiring all seems to be in good shape.i disconnected battery for about 20 mins. to resett ecm that still was of no help.it seem...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Misfire VIN: WDBHA29G4X
Been a Member since 1994.Rarely ask for Help. This is a hair Puller! Compression,Fuel Pressure, Engine in good Shape Car runs on 6 Cylinders, It will then start to miss fire on cylinders 4 5 & 6.Will Sit and Idle all day only happens under a load. The computer... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0306
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L door lock VIN: WDB2030462
Dear mb tech's please help. This vehicle is actually a c180 kompressor. The vehicle has the drivers door open sign when you first move. We have replaced the door latch assembly and the drivers door control module. I can not think what else would cause the vehi...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L auto.trans VIN: WDBTJ65J63
the owner of this m.b.states he had no prior issues,was driving to work,stopped for light went to take off "no go".scanned pulled codes listed.checked fluid level w/ast tool (stick),full ,clean no coolant etc.dropped pan no trace of debris of any kind.installe...
2000 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L calibration VIN: 1MEFM59S4Y
This vehicle came in for a hard cold start problem. I found a tsb and a reflash available for the pcm. I decided to flash the vehicle. At the end of flashing IDS prompted me to enter certain programmable parameters, two of them tire size and axle ratio. I ente...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant GTZ 3.0L pedal
Intermittently the brake pedal will go the the floor as if the brakes had been done and the pedal was not "pumped up". It has happened multiple times usually not more than 2x daily since the front rotors and pads were replaced and the rear brakes were complete...
1999 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4N2XN11T0X
I am at a lost with this Quest. It has a rough idle almost as if Egr was flowing slightly. I found one similar post from a 2005 but it was never fixed. Here is where I'm confused. The alpha (fuel trim) is running around 83-90% which means it is subtracting fue... Trouble codes: P0325
2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L lights VIN: 1N6BAO6A25
customer states when she walked outside all external lights were flashing and instrument panel lights and warning indicators were flashing, she drove the car home when she got home turned key off truck was still running! she put the key back in turned to the r...
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L ac compressor VIN: YS3FD45Y94
Hi guys, on this saab 9-3arc that the AC compressor works for about a minute after starting the car and then the control unit shutts off power to it. The charge level and the readings on HI/LO side are okay while it runs briefly, and also verified jumping the ...
1999 Saturn SL1 1.9L Misfire VIN: 1G8ZF5281X
i started on this saturn due to large oil consumption and drivabilty issue, ( random miss ) i rebuilt the head found that all of the valve guide seals were just about gone, and after installing it getting new plugs and wires and even a new ignition coil for th...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L cel & fans VIN: 4S3BG6859V
This car came to me from the local high school autoshop. It had already been to three other shops before that.The problem is, that when the key is turned to the on position, or when it is running the CEL flashes rapidly and the cooling fans keep cycling on and...
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1DG70644
this car came from subaru and they said it had drilled out injectors(-- thats right.. wow.. what a joke. this thing runs rough and stalls when coming back to an idle, but the intake cam code bothers me. customer says he hasnt had a timing belt done recently. j... Trouble codes: P0011 (Over advanced intake cam B1), P0301 (misfire 1), P0303 (misfire 3)
2001 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L cooling fans VIN: JT2BG22K71
Customer came in with coolant leaking, saw that upper portion of RAD. was cracked need to replace simple right... Car came back today with a overheat problem no leaks(cooling system checked)...saw fans inop, reaplced fan switch and still no fan...unplugged the...
2004 Toyota 4Runner Sport 4.0L transfer case VIN: JNEBU17R24
4wd inop... 4wd green & amber lights flash when engaging switch to 4 high ... 4wd inop... no noise from acuator at transfer case , book says transfer case must be removed to replace acuator...??? thanks in advance...shawn
1997 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWGG83A8V
This 1.9L TDI we just completely rebuilt this engine. after rebuild we started and it ran great no problem. we put 75 miles on it. all checks ok. customer picks up. 2 days later brings back said it is very hard to start.we verifited problem and check the glow ...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Failsafe VIN: 3VWCP21C52
We rebuilt transmission because was stuck in failsafe and they kept driving it, after installed trans was still going in failsafe with code for defectice ecu (trans module). Got a used one and installed and worked great for roughly 10 miles and now setting cod...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S 1.8L LH power windows VIN: 3VWCD21403
We recently replaced the LH p/w regulator. After retiming window all was fine,then about 2 week's later the customer came in stating that the auto drop and raise was not raising when door was shut,but not all the time? also the auto lowering feature was workin...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDT71K96
Help VW techs. This Jetta TDI keeps setting these codes. In the OBD2 format it sets a PO671, in the vw format is sets a P2185 / 08581, & a 05658. The PO671 is #1 Glow plug or harness (I've replaced both) & the other codes in the VW format I can't find any info... Trouble codes: P0671, P2185, 05658
2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6 3.6L MIL is on VIN: WVWCU93CX6
Hi VW-Gurus, We've VAG-com and can't code the 2 modules. Now we've got ASF system failure message in Instr. cluster along with bulb failure light are flashing. Scanned for codes & of course found codes for: 01042 : Control module not coded,000 MIL on. 02656 :...

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1989 BMW 735i 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGB4310K
Hi every body . I am closing this help request because I am running out of time. My idea was to post a complete fix. We fixed the drive ability and check engine light problem. As many of you suggested, we changed the oxygen sensor and problem solved. I did no... Trouble codes: 12 (pedal position sensor), 22 (unknown).
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAET37493
thanks for all the input turns out fuel filter is equiped with a regulator replace filter vehicle starts runs and fuel now transfer from lft to rt side tank
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33445
Well my friends this puppy is fixed.Actually it was done the very same day when I posted my request for help.Yes!!! scott (from missouri)you were right,having the right scanner will help you a lot.I used a generic one.Now this is the fixed...Code po1429 refers... Trouble codes: P1429, P2400.
2002 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L Warning Indicator VIN: 3G5DB03E12
This one is gone! There were many replies that had nothing to do with this message. Several posters assumed it was an oil change indicator, or a light out somewhere on the vehicle. Just a note for future posters, this does NOT have a warning for lights that...
2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L cruise control VIN: 3G5DA03E74
As always thanks for the wonderful response, quick & proper. We had to wait for the customer to bring back in. We checked and replaced all driverside bulbs they worked but all, especially the rear were very black, also tested the battery at different times in ...
1998 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L Wipers VIN: 1G6EL12Y8W
Well, thanks for all the replies. We were unable to come up with a fix for this vehichle. I hate it when the vehichle outsmarts me. David
2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L tcc VIN: 1G6KD54YOY
Lots of replies with various remedies. The common recommendations are to replace the torque converter, turbine shaft seals, channel plate seals, TCC solenoid. I had to swallow my pride on this one and sent it off to a reputable trans shop. This is more work th...
1986 Chevrolet Caprice 4.3L runs poorly VIN: 1G1BN69Z6G
Boy, you guys are as helpful as can be. I really appreciateall the support. I had already replaced MAP vacuum hose. I wentahead and tossed a distributor and cap on as my last attempt before going deep. It didnt change at all, so I went ahead and pulled the int...
1992 Dodge Dakota 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7GL23Y8N
While looking through the fix histories I came across an instance where a person used a hair dryer to heat up the PCM prior to starting the vehicle and the vehicle would start. I used this test on the Dakota with the same results. No start prior to heating the...
2004 Dodge Dakota 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HL38K74
ok, i believe i have found the issue, but am still waiting for a go ahead from the customer. most replies were to check for corrosion damage under battery tray. thanks for the direction guys, i went there and guess what i found, this truck is a US model and ha... Trouble codes: P0499.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no heat VIN: 1FTNW21PX3
thanks for everyones input we foud waterpump impeller broken,replaced and all is well merry christmas to all
1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SLT 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTEK19RXT
Hey guys sorry about the delay. I wanted to wait a few weeks and make sure the truck was right before I closed w/ the fix. We replaced the PCM with a used one and it actually was better. About a week and a half after it left the shop the customer called again ...
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Cruise control VIN: 1HGCG2253X
Thanks to all that wrote me back. I am embarrassed to say that a vacuum hose had come off the engine on the drivers side. We must have knocked it off when we pulled the engine cover. I have no idea why the trans would downshift under certain circumstances when...
2000 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG165XY
Thank for all the info.The fix was the updated regulator and pcm.Had the computer flashed to accept keys.Customer has had the vehicle for 2 weeks So far so good.Works great.Thanks again iatn! Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306.
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GZ58S9S
thank you all for your help. I got the jeep to ideal by finding the door jam wires in pass door wired them together and that turned off the alarm. then as it was running i unpluged the theft modual and the jeep starts every time. thank you all for all the the ...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L shifting VIN: 1J4GL58K32
thanks to all who replied i replace solenoid pack and inspected valve body valves all looked ok. still had same problem suspect tcm internal problem. still no word from owner. thanks again to all who replied.
1996 Lexus GS300 3.0L none VIN: JT8BD42SXT
well want to thank every one for the advice of getting a used tranmission because its hard to build and you would need special tools.so thats what i did and now the cust is gone.thank you.
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L cam timing VIN: NDBEA51D8L
Ok guys ,thanks for the help. I was finally able to get the correct cam timing info from Mitchell after emailing them . They sent me the factory info that showed all of the correct timng marks. Thanks again.
2001 Mitsubishi Galant GTZ 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AA46H11
sorry for the delay had to wait for cutomer to cough the money for a new original part donot thrust standar idle air valve for this model i got burnt with this one got 3 different parts that look like oem but the plunger is alittle different && this makes the ...
1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Converter lock up VIN: JN1HJ01F2R
The problem was not an electrical one as we suspected a bad solenoid keeping the torque converter locked up. The problem was the transmission was wearing and metal in the fluid was causing valves to hang up. We installed a rebuilt transmission, torque conver...
2000 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Alarm System VIN: JN1CA31D5Y
thanks to all that replied, the problem came out to be the remote control. remove the battery to the remote and all is well. electrical does not act up anymore. replace it with a new remote and reprogram it. thanks again.
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Hesitation VIN: 1N6DD26S91
My sincere thanks to all who replied and tried to help. The EGR ports in the intake for each cylinder were choked for all except No.2 cylinder. To clear the ports for each cylinder, Nissan has provided a plug at each intake on the right side of the engine. ... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire).
2005 Nissan Titan SE 5.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6BA07A35
thanks to all it was the ipdm.what a piece of junk,put one in it and all is well...for now.thanks again for the help.
1995 Other Asian EX200-5 4.0L Alignment
If the seals are starting to fail on the rotary manifold it will work fine when cold and oil is thick then when warmed up the oil is thinner and starts to bypass the seals causing the machine to track to one side. I have not repaired this machine and have to ...
1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L starter/ flywheel VIN: 1G2WJ52M8R
I ended up wiring in a relay to the starter. Problem solved. When she came to pick up the car she did mention the post to the fuse box from the battery lead would get hot when running the lights and other accessories and that she would have to replace the bat...
1995 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G2FV22PXS
many of the replies mentioned the injectors which i had already checked with ohms, load amps and flow. i did fix some of his problems but with the fire and incorrect wire harness there was almost no limit to the dollars that may have been needed, the custome...
2003 Saturn L200 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU54F73
I changed the cat out, it drives and shifts good. Everything tests good the o2's are reading normal. My hesitations is gone. No misfires at high loads. Trouble codes: P0300, P0420, P0172.
1995 Subaru SVX L 3.3L charging VIN: JF1CX3238R
Alright folks...THE FIX IS IN! After checking and rechecking my voltage drops on the power and ground circuits for the 4th time, I noticed a significant amount of voltage being dropped on the ground side. I re-ohmed the battery ground at that point and resist...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L 1st VIN: 4TANL42N5T
What I expected but good to have others who are experts confirm. Thanks to Sherman, Jerry, and Mark. All said replace kick down cable. I verified by disconnecting cable at throttle body but car still would not shift out of first. After input from iatn members,...
2003 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BR32E93
Almost everyone suggested replacing with OEM cat. We replaced the cat with another after market cat wqhith the understanding from our supplier if the code repeated ,they would refund our cost.Cust has been in the car with no problems so far.If we see car back ... Trouble codes: P0420.
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B5X
hi all thanks for your replies, sorry it took so long to respond back. yes battery went dead while it was parked, we didnt have a scanner that would talk to it but we do now! thats what took so long did idle adapt-relearn runs fine now, well as fine as one w... Trouble codes: P1545 (throttle control).
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