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2002 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L No Start VIN: JH4DC53072
We get in an 2.0 acura rsx-s ran fine, no problems. We got a cold snap and all the plugs fouled. replaced plugs with reccomended plugs. spark appears good getting fuel and still fouling out plugs. no codes!!! help!
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L timing chain VIN: WBADN5341X
I have a high mileage 540i with noise from vanos and timing chain. The oil filter is full of metal particles so customer wants to install a used engine. The local engines are both 1999 740i. My question is will I be running into problems using a 740 in a 5 ser...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L alarm sounds VIN: WBAGH83431
hi guys! need a help on 2001 bmw 740il. this car have a problem with anti-thift system. after car being locked with the key or remote control ,30 seconds later alarm start sounds & all lights are start flashing. we pool the code from bcm for the this problem 9...
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L wipers VIN: 5UXFA53503
hello all , got this bmw here. complaint is, intermittent wipers inop,also automatic headlamps come on for a few seconds then will turn off, few seconds later come back on, and stay on until ignition is cycled. this car has the rain sensor on the windshield wh...
2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52J3Y
After 3-4 days of driving, these codes are set & find that the o2 heater fuse is blown. Replace fuse, clear codes & all is well for another few days. Looked for chaffed wiring, found tsb for harness rubbing on accumulator, but nothing there. Any common areas t... Trouble codes: P0133, P0135, P0141
2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L p/s VIN: 1GYEK13R2Y
Alright cadi guys, where you at. The vehicle came initially with the complaint of no p/s. Performed visual inspection, leak tested, verified complaint - leaking from pump seal. Replaced the p/s pump, transfered the evo solenoid, installed new o'rings. Let vehi...
1994 Chevrolet Blazer 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GNEK18K1R
I have a cranks no start problem that just happened all of a sudden the truck has been running fine i used it to move a trailer and parked it. I went back out to use it and it wont start. There is spark and you can hear the fuel pump come on. Hooked up the sca... Trouble codes: 33 (MAP sensor circut high), 35 (IAC error)
2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCGG25R12
van came in on hook will not run checked it out no codes, it would back fire and carry on like it was out of time and not start, found cap in bad shape, replaced cap and rotor still same thing, replaced coil still no help, replaced plugs and it fired up but wa...
2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 3.5L electric windows VIN: 1GTJDT1362
drivers window not working, all other windows workin fine from master switch, all other door switches are fine, any known fixes would be greatly appreciated
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 4.2L po894 VIN: 1GNET16S26
This trailbalzer is setting PO894 randomly. I have had it and reset the code and drove it for a week and it did not reset. the customer took it on a 4 hr trip and says the light came on when exiting the freeway. He states he never feels any issues with the way...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L No Start VIN: 1C3EL46LX7
car was towed in no start,customer started car went around the corner it died. no spark on plugs 2-3,replaced coil,wires,plugs. no noid except when initially turning the key,flashes once. replaced,cam sensor and crank sensor,no change. cked all wires going to ...
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2C3JA53G15
This car was sitting for a year waiting for it's owner to return from Iraq. Battery was dead, it was jumped (by him)and evidently started, but has run poorly, stalling, hard to restart. Red lightning bolt indicator is illuminated as well as the SES light. P217... Trouble codes: P2174 (Restricted air flow), P0129 (Baro out of range/low), P0700 (Trans control malfunction)
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Cabin Heat VIN: 2B3HD46F1V
After changing engine with a used one, flushed heater core, new radiator, i have very little cabin heat.
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L pinging VIN: 2B6HB11X9X
im pulling my hair on this 99 dodge ram van 3.9 1500.came to shop with dead miss on #3,found 20 psi compression pull both heads off #3 had a exhaust burn valve.machine shop found also cracks on boths heads.bought 2 heads from machine shop after market,installe...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18N13
Customer concern of stalls intermittently,hesitates just off idle.Road tested,Varified concern,Scan codes,P0121.Lab scope TP,no glitches.Replaced TP,No change.Checked fuel pressure 50 psi.Scan data.Did notice STFT -32,LTFT -32 at idle intermittently.Cleaned T-... Trouble codes: P0121 (TP sensor)
1987 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start, hard start VIN: 1FTCF15N5H
We had this truck towed in that would not start. It has been to 3 other shops and no one can seem to fix it. The truck will start if you give it a little shot of carb cleaner or pulse an injector a couple of times. The truck has 30 kv spark, 36 psi fuel pressu...
1997 Ford Probe 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1ZVLT20A3V
Hi hows everyone at iATN ive got a 1997 ford probe towed in someone els pute on new timming belt wrong we instaled the new timing belt and to our supprise and pulling out our hair no copresion in any of the cylendars pulled the cams off no copresion took head ...
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L F Calipers VIN: 1FDEE1460V
This one is driving us all up the wall. Customer states noticable drop in mileage and labored-sounding engine; noticed front brakes drag, and when the brake pedal is pushed hard with vacuum assist, the rotors become almost impossible to turn by hand after the ...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L high idle VIN: 1FMYU04101
Customer complains of intermittent high idle in park or neutral. We monitored the tps signal was 1.01 at key on engine off and while idling at 4k rpm, but seen the scan tool was reading part throttle at idle. Found throttle plate closed with no sticking or lin...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP55S82
this dohc is letting oil get into vacuum system. haven't replace pcv valve yet. the oil is even getting into vacuum @ fuel pressre regulator sensor. has anyone run across this before if so your help will be appreciated. also on initial start up tail pipe is om...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P63
Greetings fellow techs, Got this 2003 Ford F250 6.0 diesel truck towed in for a no start condition. We don't do alot of diesels so need a little help. The batteries were both bad and our cranking RPM was low and after replacing both batteries that came up to s... Trouble codes: P1378 (FICM Voltage Low)
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53224
Good morning to all and thanks in advance for all your help.I have this 04 Tauras that has come back for its 3rd. visit with the check engine light on.First 2 visits it had (2)codes stored p0171 & p0174.Both time both codes were only stored in memory and unabl... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean bank 1), P0174 (lean bank 2), P0300 (missfire detected), P0316 (eng. misfire on start up), P2196 (afr. 02sns. exc. rich b1s1)
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L no shift VIN: 1FTSW21P75
Truck drove in no 4X4 engagement. Visual inspection fuses & wiring all look good. Tested dash switch, showed correct ohms for all positions verified with scanner (modis). No response when dash switch is turned. I can command relays & I hear relays click & shif...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L speedo VIN: 1FTWW1P16E
Hello Gent's Well this F-350 is kicking my butt. The speedo is very erratic. No codes!! Sitting still the speedo will sometimes show 5 to 35 mph. driving it will stop working then bounce up and work or read incorrectly. Just about what ever it wants. So the h...
1995 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: 1GTCS19WXS
Vehicle came in, cust stated vehicle would not go above 30mph with headlights on. After testdrive cust complaint was verified. Seemed like the truck would load up, and wouldnt downshift or anything. With headlights off truck ran normal, Checked charging system... Trouble codes: P0340
1998 GMC Safari SLT 4.3L blower high speed VIN: 1HKEL19W7W
The vehicle keeps burning out the high speed wire to the blower. All the other speeds work and don't have a problems. My friend has replaced the above mentioned parts twice and it only lasted a week this last time. I haven't looked at the van yet but the plan ...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Power Steering VIN: 2HGES26783
This Civic has no power assist when car is cold. After a minute or two power assist works normally. Any Honda techs run into this?
2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L navigation system VIN: 2HKYF187X5
hi, everybody. i have 05 honda pilot which has a problem of navigation system. when the car start or on position, navigation system start to work and come on first " earth " screen and then safty sign. but safety sign screen has no "ok" mark. it came on always...
2002 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Stall VIN: JNKBF01A02
The issue with this car now is that occasionally after backing out of a parking spot or stopped at a stoplight, he will go to apply gas and realize the engine is not running. Every time with a bump of the key, it fires no problem. Sometimes it will be days bet...
2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L heater VIN: SAJWA73BX4
I have a climate control problem. I have no heat from left side, right side operating properly. I have scanned with Autologic but no codes. I believe it is the motor or blend door for heater. It is difficult to test. Before I pull dash apart to gain access I t...
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L No Start, trans temp light on VIN: 1J8GR48K47
Vehicle came to us with customer complaint of Trans Overtemp Light on when vehicle hot and cranks but wont start when Trans Overtemp Light on. No DTC's. Vehicle started and runs fine on inspection. Thanks in advance for any help.
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L Water outlet VIN: JTBUF11E9R
About 6 months ago, my customer complained about a very slight antifreeze leak. It was definitely coming from the water outlet, but I could not pinpoint a specific leak, so not to take a chance on a cracked outlet, I replaced it with an after market part. He w...
2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G0Y
I have this '00 Lexus ES300, code P0420, looking at bank 1, it looks like the cat is seperate from the manifold, but the front cat (bank 2) is part of the manifold, I also see only one cat monitor sensor, do I need to replace the rear manifold to replace bank ... Trouble codes: P0420
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Start VIN: 15X0136545
Hellow everyone.I got problem to this car,i relly gave up on it so i need your help,this car does not fire,it has injector pulse but the ign coil does not fire,checked coil ign and ground they okcoil does not recieve signal from pcm,checked wires from ocm to c...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Evaporator VIN: BA4SCFA034
I need some advice from an old mercedes tech on the evaporator removal from this really nice old car.Its in very good condition and I want to give it the love it deserves.I checked out the mercedes service site but nothing older than 94 I believe it was.I trie...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L srs VIN: WDBJH65F9W
Customer concern is that the srs wng.lamp is on. Both Programma & MODIS could not find &, or not communicate with the srs module. Useing Programma to scan all systems, found the same to be true of the ESM (elec. select)module. The only fault code found is in t...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L see description VIN: WDBNG75J7Y
Hello technicians and thanks for your time. I have a 2000 S 500 Mercedes which has multiple problems. It was purchased by my customer at an auction as is. The car runs great and has plenty of get up and go. It arrived on a flat bed with a dead battery. I jumpe... Trouble codes: C1504 (system faults), B1341 (Siren and battery communication error), B1416 (component or signal line A31m1 coolant circulation pump), B1637 (illumination front dash board defect), C1026 (steering angle sensor n initialization)
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L battery VIN: WDBRF40J04
Car will not crank after sitting for as little as 2 days.Key off draw varies from .080 to .168 mA..I have always used .050 as a standard but is mecedes any different?The meter looks as if its just the alarm light working.Guys with mercedes experience,any known...
1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L pats VIN: 32156K5299
dear all my problem is the engine off after 2 sec. i doubt for anti thift system but i have original key and lamp for pats system is off after the vehice open , and also the Remot control didnot work . i want to know what is the problem and if the are method t...
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...
1990 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L No Start VIN: JA4GJ51S4L
car will not start if you hold the key in the start position,if you crank for 2-3 seconds then stop and try again,after 3 to 6-7 tries it will start and fun perfect all day until next will try to start once while cranking but it just sputters .has h...
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Misfire VIN: 4A3AK34Y5S
Hello fellow Techs. I have a problem child here, an ecpilpse (made in feb of 95) Missing on #4. Comp reads #1-190 #2-180 #3190 #4-190, I have spark at #4 and fuel. I have taken the fuel rail off and all injectors fire the same at different inervals of course. ...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L alternator VIN: JA4LS21H81
Tested charging system, the longer the engine runs the lower the voltage goes. Tested the battery fuse and it's good. There is 12.06 volts to the altanator, wiggled all the wires and still no charge. Thanks to all who read this everyone is always a big help.
1990 Nissan Stanza XE 2.4L red hot VIN: JN1FU21P4L
Customer complaint is that the exhaust manifold is getting "red hot", & he's right. After warming up & a short test drive(maybe 2mi.), the exhaust manifold is "RED HOT"(900*F trying to check with infrared thermometer through heat shield). This has the overheat...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52TX1
Car came in fro MIL on . Rear O2 heater dead , and po1336 codes . Replaced o2 sensor , cleared code. Still have po1336 code . I can't get car to relearn . I go through proceedure . Key off, key on , foot on brake , start engine . Accel to 4000 rpm , enigine do... Trouble codes: P1336
2006 Pontiac GTO 6.0L cluster VIN: 6G2VX12U56
this one is an on going problem. i have had the red brake light come on in the cluster for this, have disconnected the parking brake switch and the brake fluid level switch and the light still stays on. found a bulliten for the connector on the pass side kick ...
1989 Saab 900 Turbo 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: YS3AT76LXK
ok guys thanks for the suggestions but nothing so far has done it. tried mass air sen,t.p.s.,apc comp,fuel pump, catalytic convert. is ok. also tried dist., turbo vacuum sol.,.eng temp sensor.and still no codes!!! engine starts and runs great at idle but when ...
2001 Saturn SL1 1.9L Check engine light VIN: 1G8ZF52841
This saturn came in for a used computer flash. We flashed the computer and sent the car down the road. After a month, it came back in with a check engine light. The codes were a P1635 5 volt reference signal and a P0327 knock signal low and a crank relearn fau...
2002 Subaru Forester 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1SF63512
This one mifires randomly on every cylinder only at idle, just off idle it goes away. Replaced spark plugs and wires-no change. LT fuel trim is at -24 and upstream O2 stays at 1.5V. Replaced oxygen sensor-no change. Checked for vacuum leaks and found none. Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
2003 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Mechanical VIN: JF1GG29683
car came in on the hook, crank no start. found bad crank sensor replaced and now starts fine but has a very loud lifter noise on the pass. side. we pulled valve cover and we think that all four exhaust lifters are collapsed. does any one know of a problem with...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T5Y
Vehicle came in running rough with lack of power. Cleaned MAF sensor and got a little better. Removed battery cables to clean posts and after restarting motor ran terrible. Now has extreme lack of power, feels like retarded timing but timing is at 16 degrees a... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300, P0301, P0304
2001 Toyota Echo 1.5L No Start VIN: JTDBT12341
Veh towed in with no start concern. Veh will crank but does not fire off. I did all the tests no codes. When the concern is present the check engine light does not prove out in the dash so I tried to follow the wiring diagrams from mitchell but it doesn't give...
2001 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBBT48151
Truck misfires intermitantly. Customer replaced #7 and #8 coil and plugs. When it misfires p1330 comes on imediately. Coil doesn't fire and injector doesn't click. Coil has 4 wires so I'm not real sure of a good way to test circuit. I'm leaning towards a ecm d... Trouble codes: P1330
2001 Toyota Prius 1.5L no crank VIN: 2TFR2F44GD
hello fellow techs thanks in advance...had a prius towed in to the shop today with a no crank no start not a hybrid guy and need a little help on this one...i checked all under car wiring for damage and it looks fine...i suspect busbar module bu...
2003 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JTDBF32K13
Vehicle arrived at shop as a no-start. Transponder key ECU data showed no valid keys stored in memory. ECU wouldn't register a new master key with TIS passcode. Replaced Immobilizer ECU & now have 3 keys registred (2 masters). Vehicle still starts & immediatel... Trouble codes: B2799 (Engine immobilizer system malfunction)
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L cabin VIN: WVWPD63B6X
Hello all VW techs and related techs. This vehicle has a weather problem. When it rains, water leaks into driver's and left passenger's side carpeting. No leaks were detected on door's weather strips. Water seems to be coming from under carpet flooring. Left r...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 9BWBK61J53
Morning all, need help with this VW. Car towed in with dead battery. Customer told driver she filled tank & car started & died. Started but she could not accelerate. Had dead battery when towed in. Charged battery & car cranked but would not start. A shot of 2... Trouble codes: P0321 (16705-), 16705 (testing and results)
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 2.8L tail gate release VIN: WVWYH63B83
Damn Germans are stil mad about wwii. Have this passat that had water under the drivers seat, dealer replaced body control module last week for weird things happening with power acc. Now everything works except the tail gate electric opening. Not sure if it wo...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M05
Just looking for some info from VW familiar techs.This jetta is setting p3081 obd code which is also vw code 19537.Alldata info is pretty skimpy on this except to say coolant temp low.Scan readings look ok.Is this the code that sets when thermostat isn't getti... Trouble codes: P3081
1997 Volvo 960 2.9L Unknown VIN: YV1KS9608T
This is a well-maintained vehicle. The Winter/Economy driving switch is flashing. Vehicle shifts properly, trans fluid level is right on, fluid is clean. I have driven the vehicle on both highway and city do not detect any drivabiity issues. There are no codes...

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1998 Acura EL 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2HHMB4564W
Dealer installed an ignition switch-problem solved! Part of the issue is that everytime I got the vehicle, it ran perfectly-when the customer took it to the dealer, it would not start! Perfect, cause it is so tough to diagnosis a vehicle that is running! Br...
2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUDC68D91
After all of the responses recieved and after the oil we collected from the engine had settled revealing small metal flakes, we have decided to put an engine and turbo in the car. I wish to thank all of for your time and responses. May God Bless eah of you and...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAG8324WD
So this 740 is gone! The fix was : a BAD OXYGEN SENSOR!!! Did change it, and test drive for 100 km, and all is ok. They where only one year old! So i did a big mistake in the begening of diag, i didn't chek live data from all ox sensor, BEFORE , replacing pc...
1987 Chevrolet V30 Custom Deluxe 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall
Customer finally brought in old distributor. Bad pickup coil and cracked magnets. Swapped the module from the bad distributor to the new distributor and engine ran better wouldn't die out anymore and I could give it gas as well. I did this only to find out I w...
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Stall VIN: 1G1JC1245V
As noted before, we replaced the ignition switch, which I am sure was going bad, but that did not change anything. Someone had mentioned a broken wire between injectors 2-3. We ended up finding a broken wire right at the 5 wire connector at the trans end of th...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L oil cumspution VIN: 3B7HF13Z0W
found after repairing manifold gasket, check comprassion and # 4 cly had low readings so we replaced engine.
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44G5W
We went through the whole wiring harness and did not find any problems with the wiring. After racking my brain for several days and looking at the wiring diagram I determined that the problem was within the computer. Looking at the wiring going into the comput... Trouble codes: P352, P300, P0302, P305.
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L 4th(OD) VIN: 3B7KF23651
We were getting pressure to the OD port, but it was low. We removed the read OD unit and found that the piston seals were bad, and the clutches were burnt. Fixed these items and now we have Overdrive! Thanks for the help.
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, RUN AWAY VIN: 3D3MU48C44
Thanks for all the info. and thanks to Laneard for the test steps. I wasnt able to actualy do the return test or block off the injectors to pinpioint which one or two it was. I got the truck blowing smoke and took a temp gun the the exhuast. I had (just aft...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5L Surge, IDLE STUMBLE, INTERM VIN: 1FALP67L4S
Hey guys, I want to thank you all again, as well as those who took the time to reply after I updated yesterday, all very thoughtful comments. Turns out that the customer picked it up saturday arvo, so I guess I won't be rechecking fuel trims etc. We had sugges...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F9Y
thanx fo the help, turned out mitchel is wrong about having 1.6 volts on the orange wire with key on, need only volts when cranking or running, replaced injector harness and 100%. Trouble codes: 1293 (rt bank no fire).
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FAFP45X1Y
I appreciate all the input from iAtn members, you all have been very helpful! Between you guys and the help of some online mustang forums I even found a video of a mustang owner having the exact symptoms. The issue was the alternator, somehow causing interfere...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX31P84
first off i want to thank everyone who responded. all great and usefull advise. heres what we did on this truck. after testing and some more ifno from customer we determined we had a high pressure oil problem as well as a faulty IPR. we removed the cab to acce... Trouble codes: P0611, P0261, P0264, P0267, P0270, P0273.
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L lifters VIN: 1FTPX14575
thank everyone for the info I did have a problem on the right bank it took so long for the fix because we had to order the special tool for removing the cam followers and did not know that they were on back order for a couple of weeks so did not disassemble un...
2005 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L turbine speed sensor(TSS) VIN: 1FTYR15E35
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L programming VIN: 1FTSW21P45
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 6.4L Starting VIN: 1FTSX21R28
tested powers and grounds to the transmission module and found it bad replaced it and it started and shifted fine thank you to all that responded
1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GKDT13W7X
Well dang'it here's what happened. Continuned testing a day or to later. Found mode swt to be in spec, ck'ed wire integrity from module to swt, and module to motor, all Found to be good. Did find greenie meanies at TCCM connector, pulled terminals, cleaned and...
2001 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GTDT19W81
Thanks for those that responded. After checking all the vacuum hoses and axle switch and finding nothing wrong I located a schematic. The tranfer case motor gets current through ATC 20amp fuse. Checking the fuse I found it blown. I replaced the fuse and the un...
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Cam timing VIN: KMHDN46D74
Thanks for everyones help. The hyundia TSB didn't have the picture quite right but it was enough to let me know I was one tooth off. Removed intake cam, chain tensioner moved the chain a tooth and presto like magic code gone VVT working like a charm. I guess...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Misfire VIN: WDBHA29G4X
All 11 Replys Led To Clogged Cat Converters.After Replaceing the Bad Pre cat On Bank 2 ,Replaceing the Mass air sensor,Replaceing The bank 2 02 Sensor.Replaceing The Plugs & Wires. I had a bad feeling About The Exact Wires I Installed .A New set Of Bosch Wire... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0306.
2005 Nissan Xterra S 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AN08U75
As usual, you guys are on it again. The IPDM was bad. we replaced it and everything seems to work fine. Thanks for the help, Kenny [...]
2005 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD07U85
Thanks for the replies. All 7 said cats pretty common failure on these vehicles. Recommended to customer & he is going to repair after the holidays. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0420 (cat. low efficiency bank-1), P0430 (cat. low efficiency bank-2).
2008 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Code p0116 VIN: 1N4BA41E38
first of all, i want to thank all of you who kindly responded to my request. All of you directed me to check the tsb; and yes it did indeed needed a ecm reflash.
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4S3BG6850W
Lots of good suggestions, but the ones that stood out were cam timing or valve guides. Apparently these on these motors, a dropped valve guide is a fairly common problem. I figured I'd check the timing first, and fifteen minutes later had the electric fans ... Trouble codes: P0305.
2004 Toyota Prius 1.5L Radiator VIN: JTDKB22U44
The radiator is pretty good quality, all aluminum, except for the plastic filler neck. The neck, with it's o-ring, is held onto an aluminum tube coming from the radiator by plastic retainer. The retainer has a taper, so when the radiator is assembled the fill...
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