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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L steering gear VIN: WAUZL54BXY
hello, Got an audi in today it acts like the belt is sliping around the pully, real rouph in parking lots low speeds. i made sure the fluid is full. I had a guy turn the wheel back and forth and watched the belt and the pully for slipage. other than that i don...
2002 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L Window,Locks,Mirrors VIN: WAULT68E72
Vehicle came in after customer changed battery 2 weeks ago.After battery change L door lock,L window,Mirror control,Trunk release not functioning.Doors will lock with remote,only L front will not.I believe that the problem is in the L door control unit.Tested ...
2005 Audi A4 1.8L atf fluid VIN: WAUJC68E75
Thank you in advance for help on this one This Audi is an auto transmision. We did a timing belt on it and the transmission cooler line have to come off. got this part # off of all data is this the correct fluid for this transmission ?? [...] , A/T Fluid F...
1999 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L abs VIN: 4USCH9337X
Does anyone know where the ABS pump motor relay is located in this 99 Z3. It is not in the main fuse box or on the ABS pump itself. Appreciate the help.
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L head rest VIN: WBABS53461
Good morning B.M. troubleyou guys,need some help to remove and replace rear head rests,vehicle came in from used car sales lot,roll bars were reset at one point may be manually,but I guess when they pup up will distroy covers of head rest parts are supplied bu...
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Misfire VIN: WBAFA53541
The is car started out with multiple misfires so we've done the usual, replaced all the spark plugs, p0300,p0302,p0303 returned. I replaced ignition coils on cylinders 2 and 3 and that issue was resolved. Now the car has returned twice with the P1347, I've rep... Trouble codes: P1347
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L cluster VIN: WBAAV33411
Once or twice a year we all get a car that questions our core skill and ability. This BMW is a regular customer and has been under our care for 2 years. The speedo cluster only works partally. I found other help requests with same issue. When signals are used,...
2009 BMW 523Li .0L parking VIN: LBVNU39059
hello guys ,i have a BMW 09 523Li equiped with N52 engine,the customer complained the trans shifts to P gear automaticly when the speed comes between 20 to 30KM/m,we tried to get some fault codes with ISID,but failed,there are no codes,and i check the data str...
1994 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7L MIL Lamp on, Shifts hard VIN: 1G4BT52P3R
Alright guys...sorry no test description. The reason is because I am inheritting this thing. Vehicle came in for hard shift...erratic codes...82 and 33. Owner orders a pcm has it programmed and I put it in. Now that I am working on it, this is what I can tell,... Trouble codes: 33 (MAP sensor signal voltage high), 82 (Shift solenoid A circuit)
1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G4WBS2L7S
Hi all I could really use some help on this one, car was towed in for a stall and no start condition, found and replaced a bad battery started fine and gave back to customer, they drove 10 miles and it stall with no start again towed back in and found no spark...
1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS13W6R
thus far can not establish communication to pull codes. tested aldl have ground and 5 volts signal. will not evan allow jumper for light to falsh codes. have good powers and grounds at pcm. have 5 volt rev. signal at tps and ect. can not pull data stream and/o...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GKCS13W4S
oldy but goody-have this blazer in my shop-every shop in town has looked at it-u drive it under load or power brake it it starts back firing and missing - u would think it's ignition related right away-i scoped it even while it was back firing -didn't see anyt... Trouble codes: 43 (esm module), 43 (esm module)
1997 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L slave cylinder
Hello out their in iatn land. I need some advice on trans removal on a 97 corvette stick shift. I need to r + r a slave cylinder that leaking. To be honest im a little worried about this one, it looks nothing like any other trans i've done in the past. Alldata...
2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GCFG25M4Y
Have installed new fuel pump with wiring harness kit from dealer. Van returns every three months with blown 20 amp ecm b fuse. Found grey power wire for fuel pump shorted on extension housing of transmission. Have warrantied out fuel pump, repaired ground conn...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L reverse VIN: 1GCHK29162
Chevrolet Allison transmission techs, Please help with the diagnosis of this 2002 Chevrolet pick-up with an Allison 5 speed automatic transmission. This vehicle came to me with a MIL on and code P0700 stored in PCM and P0743 stored in TCM. The customer says th...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Water Pump Outlet VIN: 1GCJC33143
Hi Ladies And Gentleman. This is not my friends truck. I am not asking for anyone else either. Its all me. I have this diesel that is pouring coolant from a weep hole on some cooling system outfit that is beside the water pump. I think it is the thermostat hou...
2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13X94
vehcle came in with mil on code p0155. data stream showed all parameters ok. freeze frame show code set only at cold startup. assumed old sensor and replaced. mil comes back on and data points to high resistence at start up so codes sets for out of range condi... Trouble codes: P0155
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Transfer case VIN: 1GCEK19T24
Recent overhaul for failed bearings. Came back with a loss of 4x4 function while on hills only. Test drove to duplicate & found that we have all 4 wheel drive functions while operating on flat ground (Hi, Lo, auto) and while on an incline until we let up on th...
2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL1TD62674
Call me a fool but i have read everything on Iatn about this condition and i had the intake and exhuast valves resurfaced! After many trips to a hole in the wall machine shop i decided to take it to another machine shop that told me the valves stem height was ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0700, P1781
2007 Chevrolet Uplander LT 3.9L t-stat VIN: 1GNDV23167
While idling, the heater will not blow heat. Once you touch the accelerator and rev the engine, heat will flow... upon releasing the accelerator, the air will cool after about 30 seconds, and after about a minute, it will blow continuous cold air until you hit...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L No Start VIN: 2C4GP44333
Please help! Van came in on the hook with all those codes stored. Noticed that there was a cam sensor signal, but no crank signal. And jumping the gun, I decided to replace the crank sensor (cheap @ 20.00). Still no start, watching downstream o2 noticed voltag... Trouble codes: P1193, P0118, P0509, P1598, P0123
1987 Dodge Ramcharger 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B4GW1218H
Customer has just moved here from the East Coast to West Coast here in California. He states that the check engine light has been on for years but I guess back there it is not an issue. Well in California it is and he has to get it smogged. I do not have much ...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L Steering VIN: 1B7HF16Y0T
I'm hoping someone has run across this before. The truck has a 4" suspension lift and 4" body lift. It was done in 2000 and never had a problem until about a year ago. My son let a friend use the truck and he broke the front wheel and studs going off roading. ...
1997 Dodge B1500 3.9L Starting VIN: 2B7HB11X7V
As you can imagine this truck is driving me insane. Came in with no start. Fuel pressure was good, spark was a little weak, changed everything above. Now I get a random back fire while cranking. Did start in between but with a very very rough idle.I will post ...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3B7KF26Z41
I need some help with this Dodge.Customer complained of running rough and close to stalling on occasion.Preliminary road test and truck ran fine.I have scanner hooked up to truck and with engine running in shop the only thing I can see on scaner is eratic timi...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Excessive Emissions, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1D7HU18N94
got this truck in and customer said it was running great down the freeway and then started loosing power. customer would accelerate and but could not get over 40 to 45 mph. truck would die sometimes but always restarted. runs like crap. has sever engine misfir... Trouble codes: P0300
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTHF26FXS
Vehicle came in with complaint of misfire sometimes on road- will missfire sometimes for a long period of time, sometimes on startup, sometimes suddenly while driving - I ran a KOER test first while it was missing and got [...] and PO275 code. then shut it... Trouble codes: P0275, P0603, P1275 (high/low circuit 5 cyl)
1996 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y1T
Hi everyone this truck has lean codes the main problem when you open rear tank fuel cap gas shoots out I think the front punp is pumping to the engine and to the back tank causing a lean mixture and gas to shoot out i can not see any check valves are they in t...
1996 Ford F-350 XLT 7.3L ignition switch VIN: 1FTJW36F8T
About 6 months ago we replaced the ignition switch on this because it was stuck on. Truck would not shut off. Switch felt physically stuck. No signs of overheating of the switch. Today it comes back with the same problem. Switch physically stuck. Pulled it off...
1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Starting VIN: 1FTRX18L1X
this vehicle came in with no start crank's fine but doesn't start theft light flashes no communication w/scan tool and odometer doesn't read milleage if leave key on will eventually show milleage and then will start mitchell shows test for voltage at pin's beh...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 4x4 operation VIN: 1FMPU18L0Y
In august this transfer case was rebuilt by us had several internal issues. Worked fine when finished, in December it was brought back to us, two things when accelerating in automatic awd you get a surging/vibration, this goes away if you move selector to 4w h...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR15EX1
I'm hoping someone can answer this question. Ford uses pre cats(in the Y pipe) on the Ranger and Explorer. The pre cats seem to melt on a regular basis. I was going to throw a used one on this rig but it turned out to be melted too and on the same bank (right)...
2002 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L engine VIN: 2FTZF07332
When the truck sits for any length of time I go out and try to start it, it has an extended crank of about 10 seconds then fires up. shut it off and restart immediatly fires up just fine, I;m out of ideas thank you in advance for your help.
2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L front wheel bearing VIN: 1FAFP45X72
my question is if they are sealed bearings why do i se the bearings wide open with no plastic seal on side as a normal sealed bearing. there is oil residue in bottom but no grease just shinny balls.went to 2 parts stores and you see grease but can take small s...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L horn
Hello All. Sorry no VIN, vehicle is not in shop. This is a fleet vehicle which every day before leaving their yard gets DOT inspected, they blow the horn to make sure it works. Originally the horn didn't work & one of their guys put a used horn set on it. It w...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L lower control arm VIN: 1FAFP53U42
thanks in advance to all who reply to this request. i have a 02 taurus that the customer states has a clunk(interm) coming from the front end. clunk comes and goes. he had another tech look at it and was told that the tire was shifting front to back when going...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L interior lights VIN: 1FMZU73E52
This Explorer came in with the complaint that the interior lights stay on while driving and that the "door ajar" light in the instrument cluster was also on. Using IDS, I determined that the driver's door switch was faulty and replaced it with a one from Ford....
2003 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU92163
car came in, customer complaining of missfire. verified on startup and brought into shop. found codes and as #5 is under intake plenum, decided to do tune up as original plugs still in it. plugs looked fine save leakage. swapped #5 and #6 coils so we ould easi... Trouble codes: 305 (cyl 5 missfire), 316 (miss on startup)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTPW14564
cleared codes, cleaned induction system, added 1/2 qt trans fluid to engine and roadtest, only lean/rich codes came back, idles crappy. reset kam and recheck fuel trims, adding fuel and removing fuel on other bank.. Trouble codes: P0172, P0174
2000 GMC Jimmy SLT 4.3L theft system VIN: 1GKDT13W6Y
This jimmy came in for a no start. security lamp flashin during crank. We ended up replacing the tumbler as it was very sloppy, and outer black portion was cracked and broken. Using modis the passkey voltage was flickering from 5v to 1.73v during crank before ...
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK23163
This vehicle was towed in, customer said it had been smoking and they had meant to get it in, it then died on them while going down the road and would not restart. We do not see a lot of diesel vehicles in here, so I am semi familiar with the Duramax, but not ... Trouble codes: P0341 (CMP sensor circuit out of range), P0380 (Glow Plug heater circuit problem), P0374 (Timing reference signal A no pulses), P0530 (Refrigerant pressure sensor circuit), P0622 (Generator field F control circuit problem), P0700 (Transmission control system fault)
2006 Hummer H3 3.5L Wheel sensor VIN: 5GTDN13616
Hi this is my daughters Hummer. She called to say that the ABS/Tracs light was on. It was on for two days then went out. The code I pulled was C0045 left rear wheel sensor. When the ABS/Tracs light was on she was not able to operate the 4wheel drive switch and...
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 2-3 and 3-4 shift VIN: 4S2CY58V6R
this reodeo came in because it starts in first gear (in any range) shifts into second just fine, never up-shifts again. when you come to a stop it goes back to first gear and shifts into second as it should after take off. have checked wiring, no damage found ...
1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L trunk lock VIN: SAJKX6241T
Battery went dead, battery was removed and trunk lid was closed by owner, only has the valet key. tried putting power to power hook up under hood, when power is applied the alarm goes off and you can not activated anything. If anyone knows of any other way to ...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1247W
vehicle was towed in as no start, i preformed the following tests, never worked on a jaguar so not familliar with their computer control system, need help with this one checked fuel pressure it was at 42 psi koeo, no codes but battery was low may have lost cod...
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GL58K32
Hello Boys & Girls, Originally vehicle was towed in for no crank no start, engine was locked up, found broken valve spring, and valve stuck in pistion. Just installed engine (12-28-09)(reman). Installation went perfect and started on first try. Customer com...
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12593
Car came in from another shop, after failing a smog test for mil on. The code is P0133 o2 slow reponse and the o2 sensor was replaced by midas and the code still returns. I have checked o2 sensor and it reponds within stardard, but from rich to lean and the sa... Trouble codes: P0133
1999 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Poor Idle Quality
Hello, All Land Rover guys I have a big problem with this Discovery High Idle. Vehicle came in with high idle around 2500 to 3000. Changed idle air valve no change... Changed Throttle position sensor No change... Before all this I did smoke test... Nothing Maj... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Lexus GX470 4.7L navigation radio gps VIN: JTJBT20X04
i have a navigation screen that comes on when you turn on key and says lexus then goes black after a few seconds.and you cant turn the radio up or down but if its quite you can hear the radio. you can push the climate button and the screen turns back on and sa...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L Bleeder screw VIN: 1LNHM86S41
Car came in with overheating condition at idle. it was low on coolant so the first thing we were going to do was open the bleeder screw on the upper radiator to refill system and bleed air. Well the plastic screw broke when screwing it out. Half of it stayed i...
2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L engine
This vehicle came into the shop with a leaking intake manifold gasket.removed manifold,replaced gaskets and reassembled.upon starting the motor a ticking sound wich was quite load arose.in fear that maybe something fell into the motor upon repair I removed bot...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L MIL Lamp on, Throtle stuck at 16% VIN: JM1FE17NX4
When we started it the car ran normal 87% at snap throttle. After 15-20 seconds throttle closes to 16%- 20% and wont go higher until u unplug the ecu. Then when you start it again it will work wee for 20 sec then the CEL comes on (no codes BTW)and the throttle...
1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L reverse VIN: 1070441205
Hi, a tech in my shop recently diassembled a 722.004 tranmission, after reassembly there is no reverse gear. We cannot find any repair manuals or hydraulic circuit diagrams for this trans. If any one has any of this info or experience rebuilding these please h...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Suspension VIN: WDBNG75J41
Hi All: We have this customer that has an S500 and he wants to convert it to coil springs . Has anyone ever done this ? If so what kind of job is it ? Is there a good kit to use to do it ? What kind of time is involved ? Thanks
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Mechanical VIN: WMWRC33482
This Mini has a leaking CVT input shaft seal. Seal has been replaced twice, also replaced the selector shaft seal. Other than a profuse leak the car drives normally. The input shaft is not scratched or scored. The only thing noticed is the input shaft has abou...
2006 Mitsubishi Shogun 3200CC Transmission VIN: JMALYV78W6
After a 30 mile journey vehicle reversed by owners in to a parking space at residence. Transmission put in to park, ignition switched off and vehicle locked. Later that evening owners noticed that the reversing lights were on. Unable to put the lights out irre...
1988 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ14SXH
Happy New Year! The car has no power. Customer just bought this two weeks ago. I found no rpm droping on #4 cylinder when #4 igniton wire was grounded. I swaped #4 spark plug and ignition wire and the missfire did not move to other cylinders. Cylinder compres...
1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on, sometimes flashing , VIN: JN8AR05Y7T
It came in running good with p0304 the first time npf. cleared ran 2-3 weeks ok then set po304 again. still no complant cust said it never ran different at all. cleared. this time she brought it in with light flashing , p0306, running perfectly fine? dose this... Trouble codes: P0306, P0304
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21A9W
car starts dont crank,we have spark,fuel,no injector pluse,ohmmed crank and cam showed ok.replaced them anyway,sill no start will start with startting fluid,all fuses good.the security light is off,open door it flashes,shut door it goes off,crank car,does noih...
2000 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L cluster lights VIN: 3N1CB51D64
Just wanted to thank eveyone in advance for all your help. I have a 2000 nissan sentra in the shop that will not turn off with the key, and the instrument cluster lights remain illuminated.Customer stated that the battery had died twice and replaced the batter...

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1994 Acura Legend LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7673R
This is a FIX in a way, but not really. Several of you who offered help that came from Actual Honda/Acura knowledge stated that the Pre-OBD II Acuras do not have a flow test or at least Honda's TIS site does not indicate that they do. That was helpful. Just as... Trouble codes: 12 (EGR SYSTEM PROBLEM EGR Lift Position Sensor).
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L rear brakes VIN: WAUZL54B91
well appears i had a blockage in the left rear brake line as suggested, checked parking brake cable operation and was ok, replaced pads and rotors then applied brakes and left rear hanging, cracked bleeder and would turn freely, replaced both rear brake lines,...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L no start VIN: 1G6KY5494W
Thank you to all that replied to my staffs request for help. They forgot to mention that they replaced the battery with new o.e. and there was no injector pulse or RPM signal. As you suggested there was no crank signal. Both crank sensors were replaced and the...
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
Hey guys thanks for all the help. I finally fixed the deville.I found the vin off the car that the ipc came off of,I then cut a key with the new chip. I relearned the pcm several times and no luck but after releaning the pcm with a 10 min. relearn,and then doi... Trouble codes: P1631.
1995 Chevrolet G30 Sportvan 5.7L Drum brakes VIN: 1GAFG35K8S
We reversed the shoes from left to right, spent a little more time smoothing the backing plate grooves, adjusted both sides a little looser than usual and the problem is gone! Several replies directed us to check for differences in the wheel cylinders or poss...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 1G1JF52T3T
Havent been able to figure this one out yet so customer is driving for a few weeks to see if failure becomes more consistent. Thanks for all your input. I rechecked tensioner & found that it is newer style that auto adjusts when pin pulled. Verified chain in t...
2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WF52E04
Thanks for all who replied. Kevin [...] of Johnstown PA hit it right on the head. Found rodent nest on top of ECM with 2 wires chewed all the way through both for IAC coil ground. Snap-on Vantage-Pro and Modis have pins B and D which are pcm + and have test... Trouble codes: P0507 (High Idle speed).
2006 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L cooler line VIN: 2G1WT58K66
Yes all replies were right on the money. Problem was the cooler was somewhat restricted- I should have checked that to begin with. Seems that most replies came from cold climates so I assume this a temperature related issue. Local GM dealer had no knowledge of...
2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GAHG39U46
i am calling this one fixed first thanks to all that replyed after replaceing the crank sensor i pulled the left valve cover and guess what # 5 rocker arm is woren and so is the tip of the valve as far asi can see i think the push rod is gloged with gunk this ... Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L pcm VIN: 3C4FY48B53
thanks everybody, cam and coil plugs where switched and pcm was blown, but now I have a surge and stall problem. i hate chrysler
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Accessories VIN: 2C8GN684X4
Thanks for the responce. I've been on the phone to the owner of this vechical and findly got them to take it to a nother dealer. No responce haves been recived but the air in the spare was never check and some I have talk to had to have the vechical driven 400...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L not charging VIN: 3B7KF26D5W
Thank you for your help it was the crank shaft position sensor. Thank again Dean
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L ductwork VIN: 1FTNS2420X
Thanks everyone for the help. There were no check valves anywhere in the lines. I installed a valve in the supply line going to the heater controls and worked perfect.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21591
thanks for all your help. found the blue relay was for the flashers but the micro relay was for the fuel pump. replaced it and problem fixed.
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L abs,red brake light VIN: 1FAHP56S32
thanks to all that responded. ended up being a bad abs brake control. i had put a used one in and it was also bad. sent the board out and had it remaned. worked ok after install.
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L left rear trailing arm VIN: 1FMYUO4152
i used a step drill to thin inside of sleave then used a hacksaw to cut through sleave. thanks for the help everyone
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Surge VIN: 1FVFGT546G
we have fixed the ford proble . first we found a pluged back pressure sensor so that was repalced and the we tried to spool the turbo with a scan tool and it didnt respone we installed a 400 solinoid that sits under the turbo and opens and closes the vains an...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDSE35L96
Thanks Again, Well the truck seems to be fixed.However I cannot tell you what fixed it. It would seem like maybe I had a bad connection somewhere. We were working on checking harness connections and when we started it up and ran it all miss fires were not p... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0307, P0308.
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P86
Thank guys for all the help! I found the o-ring blowed out on the dummy plug (passenger side). It was very easy to find with air in the system. Keep up the good work guys!
2008 Ford Fusion SE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFA46576
Tapped ETC with screw driver handle while accelerating got some response. Took ETC apart windings in side extremely corroded. R&R ETC problem solved. Thanks guys for the help...whats weird was never a code.
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 2GTFK69U32
Well, I found a 1 volt voltage drop on the cam sensor circuit. Gonna try a ignition switch. The circuit is fed from the switch. Otherwise, all powers and grounds are good.
2004 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L abs VIN: 1GKEK13T74
Most replies i received were on the wheel speed sensors, I could not pin point which one was bad. The customer wanted me to make sure that the sensors were at fault. I tried to help people before with same problems and it got me with no pay deal. I just sen...
2005 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L transfer case VIN: 1GKDT13SX5
So I dont know what's wrong with that transfer case. But its fixed. I replaced it with a known good t-case from a used envoy we have on the lot for sale, and now its quiet. We checked everything again, and again, and could not find anything wrong with any com...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4GZ58S8T
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GL58K43
The vehicle did end up needing the Cam and Crank sensors, but when they went they took out the PCM. So with a replacement PCM and flash the engine runs great. Much appreciation! Trouble codes: P0320 (crank sensor), P1299 (air flow), P0700 (transmission).
2002 Land Rover Range Rover 4.4L Front heater blower motor VIN: SALLMAMA32
All replies and diagnostic information pointed to the blower resistor pack. New unit obtained but due to the Christmas / New Year holidays and the current weather situation here at the moment the vehicle was returned to the owners. It will be back to have the ...
2003 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, runs rich VIN: SALTY16473
Well, i certainly am thankful for the replies i got on this vehicle, this is one of those situations where i chased my tail over some bad brand new oxygen sensors, i ended up replacing the sensor twice and it has been 4000 miles and no problems since! the info...
2006 Mercury Milan 3.0L No Start VIN: 3MEFM07186
i finally got this thing going. what i did is change the dll version of the programmer,all ok . Thanks to all that replied.
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L shifting VIN: JA4MT21H02
leigh from oregon hit it right on the head. yanked it out and tore it down found internal problems. rebuilt & reinstalled everything is now ok thanks for all the help
1993 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L 1-2-3-4 VIN: JN1HJ01F4P
I did an air check on the valve body and there was a valve damaged. I repaired the damage and it works great. Thank you so much for your help.
2005 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L 4x4 switching VIN: 1N6AAO6B25
Well, seems as though I posted about 2 hours too soon! Even though It was too soon to have received any replies, I'll postthe fix so that people know in the future if they ever get one of these trucks in the shop. It cost me 4 DAYS diagnostic time! Nissan Tita...
2005 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L no spark VIN: 5N1AR18WO5
Well changed out relays,car fired write up.Have idpm on order.as most of you said these idpm,s are junk.saw a bullitin with no crank problems but not with no spark.thanks again for the help,iatn is a great tool
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L noise VIN: 1NXBR18E8X
1985 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L Stall VIN: WV2XB025FH
Well the Vanagon is Vanagone! Was finally able to locate the the problem. Turned out the ignition switch was failing. I tested it previously with a DVOM and doing a voltage drop across the switch. That tested fine. after a few days of letting the brain se...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L No Start VIN: WVWPD23B3Y
Well thanks for all the replies, most of which confirmed my thoughts. As it turned out it was indeed technician error. Tech missed a plug way up under the dash. We plugged it in and the car fired right up. Fuse #32 powers the injectors and then feed back to th...
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