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2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Instrument cluster VIN: WAUKC68D71
This Audi was originally brought to us with a customer concern of low charging voltage as noted by the instrument panel gauge. Testing revealed charging system was just fine yet gauge was inoperative. Noted panel was displaying "FUSE" message on display. Check...
2004 Audi A6 3.0L Temp Guage VIN: WAULT64B24
Came in with the temp guage not moving off cold. Replaced thermostat thinking it was stuck open. Wrong. Where do I go from here and how do I test. Thanks in advance. al
1995 BMW 318i 1.8L wont rev once hot VIN: 4USCC7321S
Car runs fine when its stone cold, once it gets about to operating temperature it will not rev past 3k rpm. Fuel pressure and volume look good. Removed the o2 sensor to check for exhaust restriction, no change. No air restriction. Has new plugs and the wires o...
2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Door Locks,Interior lights,blower speed VIN: 5UXFB33503
I need help from BMW Tec. customer complain, car will not crank for a long time , when Tow truck arrived the driver try it and car started . He drove it to our shop to check out the no starting problem and indicate the doors locks now will not work with the Ke...
1993 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L interior VIN: 1G4CW53L3P
Occasionally vehicle has a smell of hot candle wax burning in interior at traffic stops after 15 minuets never at cold start or before 15m. Had this occur last summer too, thinking it was from leaking oil on exhaust. Eng/tr replaced Nov 2009 for failing transm...
1996 Chevrolet C60 Kodiak C6H042 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GBJ6H1P1T
vehicle has everything new.right side injector only fires on cranking will not fire in run mode.replaced with another injector in case new one was bad no change.found no signal coming from wire from d16 connecter replaced wire with whole new change repl...
1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GNDM19WXW
Thanks in advance. I have a simple igntion arc coming from the bottom of the coil wire to the coil. It only happens when trying to start cold. It will continue to crank until it catches which takes 1 to 4 key cycles. Once it starts, there is no problem. It is,...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L compression VIN: 3GNFK16T11
vehicle towed in for stall. restarts but runs roung. found all cylinders on right bank misfiring. compression between 50-80 psi. left bank 200-220 psi. found converter plugged. removed, cleared cylinders and retested. right bank still low compression. code(s) ...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Mode Actuator Motor VIN: 1GNDS13S34
This vehicle came in with the mode actuator door only switching between floor and defrost. Any setting other than these two produces no change. When the mode selector switch is set to blow on both vent and floor the engine begins to stumble and if the mode sel...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Tailights VIN: 1GCHC24U95
Brake lights are dim,CHMSL is bright when brake activated. When turn signals are operated the tailght bulbs dim way low and turn signals are dim as well. Headlight switch activation causes Tailghts to completely go Dark.Checked for melted wires, and possible s...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L cruise control VIN: 3GCEK133X8
Hello I need a little insight here on the cruise control system on this truck. It is inop probably 99% of the time. Sometimes you can get it to come on by tapping the brake pedel but the switch test fine. While scanning cruise system, all functions seem to wor...
1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H4X
Help Chrysler Techs! We have our Chrysler Tech out with hand surgery so my VW tech is helping out. We replaced the timing belt and now have a no spark condition. We have verified power to the distributor green/ orange wire for the coil ( which seems to indicat...
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L door lock VIN: 2C8GF68495
Hi thank You in advance for any help on this one car came in drivers door lock actuator broken. so we replaced it with the updated actuator now when you press the lock/unlock the other 3 doors lock and unlock the new actuator does not function we unhooked the ...
2007 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2A86M68X97
hello all, have one for the chrysler techs...this pacifica came in with an intermittent loss of acceleration ( no response from the pedal) the light for the throttle body in the dash came on. and it had a code p2100 stored in the pcm memory. the customer state... Trouble codes: P2100 (electronic throttle control motor circuit)
1988 Dodge Ramcharger 5.9L shifting 2 high to4 high VIN: 3B4GW12W4J
t-case will not shift from 2 high to 4 high till you stop and put in nuteral will then shift freely as long as you drive stright as soon as you turn it will not shift.if you remove front drive shaft it shifts freely while moveing
1992 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L cabin heat VIN: 1B4GH44R5N
due to not enough cabin heat we replaced heater core, heater control valve, & replaced thermostat. when van is at idle we get some heat out of vents, when driving van all heat is lost & cold comes out of vents.checked radiator some rust & corrosion on it but n...
1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES27C7S
Vehicle originally came in with bad coil 1&4 and multiple misfire codes. After a tune up(plugs,wires,filters,adaptive reset and crank/cam relearn) with OE coil. (cyl.1 misfire remained). Swapped plugs and wires around. Compression check 150-160 all 4 cyls. Smo... Trouble codes: P0301, 43 (cylinder 1 misfire)
1997 Dodge Dakota Sport 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B7GL23Y2V
I have this 97 dakota that sometimes will not hold an idle. When cold I had to help it stay running for at least a couple of minutes- when it warmed up it at least would stay idling on its own. Here's the goofy part though, if you rev it up around 1200 rpms or...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Cam timing VIN: 1B4HS28N81
Vehicle was towed in from hiway with no/low oil pressure. Oil light had been coming on and engine was making some timing chain noise. After researching on the internet and consulting with an excellent machine shop we pulled the pan and check some rod and main ...
2008 Dodge Avenger SE 2.4L loss of power VIN: 1B3LC46K78
This car comes in and it never happens when I drive it. The customer says it looses power and ses lite comes on. The first time I looked at it I found a ball of ice on the thorr. plate. I cleaned the plate and put a new air filter and car ran great for 3 days.... Trouble codes: P2101 (Idle accuator motor not responding), P2110 (Idle not achieved as called for by APP)
1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FALP5249P
i have been chasing a hesitation/surge/cutting out! for a while not. the customer replaced the plugs, wires, cap, & rotor when he first noticed it. i found a code last month for the egr control, thought that might have been causing the problem, no help. came b...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L engine VIN: 1FMYU0491K
This escape has a fairly loud ticking noise in the engine only when engine is warm nothing cold. I've tried tbs from ford a did a retorque on the left intake camshaft.Noise is still there.Has anyone heard of this. thanks.Keith
2002 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Stripped Custom 7.3L long crank time VIN: 1F4E4TTI2H
hi, this 02 ambulane has a long crank time hot or cold. code came up and we changed oil with proper viscosity and same story. new high pressure oil sensor on head. high pressure oil resevour is full. warm oil pressure is 40 at idle and goes to 90 when reved up... Trouble codes: P1212 (high pressure oil lower then desired)
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU04122
fuel pressure is at 63 lbs whether the fuel pressure reg. has vacuum or not. checked alldata and its spec are 62-[...] it is a nonbifuel vehicle which mine is then it gives me a specc of 35-55. can anyone tell me what the spec should be and why unhooking th...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Transfer Cas VIN: 1FMDU73W02
Vehicle came in customer states 4WD LOW inoperative. Scan 4WD module. No trouble codes found. Perform KOEO system test on 4WD module. No codes found. Vehicle won't shift into 4WD LOW. I can get it to operate 4WD AUTO and 4WD HIGH ok. But when I push the 4WD LO...
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L NO start VIN: 1FTNE24222
the vehicle will not start gets no poweer to solenoid at starter has batt power but none to activate solenoid.solenoid on rt fender well tests ok.ignition switch operates good.i am a front end shop and do not have a good wiring diagram i lose where t...
2002 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Steering Wheel
I have a 2002 F-150 with some funky road vibrations over 60mph. The original complaint was a vibration felt in the seat/wheel when hitting the gas at any speed over 25mph, though it let off with foot off gas. Confirmed issue, traced to worn driveshaft u-joints...
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L no 4x4 VIN: 1FMZU73K24
Hi guys, I may be in the wrong catagory here, maybe I should be in drivetrain, we have this explorer with auto 4x4 and it works in auto, however if you put it in manual 4x4 high or low the dash indicator will light up until you touch the gas then it flashes of... Trouble codes: C1805, U1900, U2023, P2106
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14554
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP55S84
Ford guys, This Taurus has a cutout under heavy load must be in 3rd and converter locked lug it down to almost a downshift and the cutout will happen. Acts like a bad plug or wire (if it had them)Customer installed plugs and it still cuts out,I have disconecte...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMYU92Z45
HI Hope someone can help me with this,, this explorer is a relatives car, was running a little rough , little valve noise , I did a service and researched common valve train noise,, now the temperature gauge shot up , then came back to normal,, but CEL set the... Trouble codes: P1285, P1299
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L cruise control VIN: 1FAHP34N97
This car is from a used car lot, and the cruise does not work. All the fuses are good. Power to the sw and to the module. Brake sw are working. The sw was replace with a new on and the module with a used one. Checked the resistance in the clock spring. No prob...
2003 GMC C5500 Topkick C5C042 6.6L Mechanical VIN: 1GDE5E11X3
Hello, I just replaced a set of head gaskets that were leaking coolant and now after the job is done I have a thumping sound from the intake. My heads were straight so there was no need to surface them, I simply pulled the heads, cleaned them carefully with a ...
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L right hand battery VIN: 1GTHK23224
This truck has a single alternator system its got the dual battery set up.This is the problem the right hand battery will seem to over charge and spill acid out of the cells, the left battery will not,seems fine,swap batterys from left to right and the battery...
1995 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8542S
Hello Honda gurus . This Honda has a long cranking time to start. I have checked the coil and scoped crank sensor, all shows good. It does have good injector pulse. When cranking there is no spark at the coil tower. When you release the key it will spark once,...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Differential VIN: JHLRD78912
I'm starting to get desperate here. There is a bearing noise in the differential of this CR-V and I don't know what else to do. I took the diff apart and ended up replacing the tail section (Honda part which includes gear set, side bearings and pinion bearings...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L immobilizer VIN: 2HGES26763
Hello techs. Hoping for some good news, but i just need a straight anwser. I installed a new ignition switch (dealer item) and it came with two new keys. I assumed this was going to be a problem but hadnt planned ahead. The car will not start and all the info ...
2004 Honda Accord LX 3.0L no heat- drivers side VIN: 1HGCM66524
Ok Honda lady and gentleman wizards, got a strange one. This electronic climate controled dual control Accord has Ambient air (no heat) coming out of drivers side of system even with control set at high. Pass side is normal (Tons of heat) I have removed the le...
2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF25S83
thank you in advance :0). i have here a 03 sonata towed in no start. there is no communication to two different scanners no spark or injector pulse, there is fuel pressure. i have tested the main relay, coil resistance, injector resistance. the main timing bel...
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L battery light VIN: SAJEA51C14
Need some Help with this jag the Boss and I are at a disagreement on what is wrong The car came in on a slow to start issue and I found the battery needed to be replaced and that the alt was charging at 15.33 volts. I changed the battery and retested the syste...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L not charging VIN: 1J4GZ58S6T
hello members hope all doin well and happey new year ,this jeep isnt charging found fusible link going from alt to power center blown, replaced with in line fuse keeps blowing 30 amp fuse,with eng running at back of alt 35 volts,this explains why the fuse blow...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Output bearing VIN: 1J8G8E8JX4
Oil is leaking from transfer box output seal. Considerable play in bearing probably cause. If you havn't already noticed I am in the UK and this is an uncommon vehicle here. Can some one just tell me if this is a straight forward job that can be completed in g...
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC733X4
Hi All you techs. Got a small problem with 2004 Kia Sorento EX (85,620 miles) Came in last week for a bad shifting trans, collected code P1121 TPS signal circuit. followed MOD5 test .TPS had no glitches, check wiring to TPS and wiggle tested OKAY Checked wiri... Trouble codes: P1121 (TPS signal circuit .)
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Hesitation, lacks power VIN: 1YVFP80D63
this vehicle came in from another shop with a MIL. found code P0300, stress tested the front 3 coild and found one bad pattern. replaced coil and cleared codes. on road test vehicle lacked power MIL flashed and then came on setting code P0300. I removed the in... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2CZ96173
Hello all, I am looking for some info. or help in finding a certified used catalytic converter. I was told during a CTI class years ago that they are available to purchase and if anyone could help me with either a company name or a phone number i would really ... Trouble codes: P0302 (cyl. 2 misfire), P0304 (cyl 4 misfire), P0305 (cyl 5 misfire), P0306 (cyl 6 misfire), P0316 (misfire within first 1000 rpms)
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start VIN: 4JGAB54EX2
This is a strange problem and I can't see how it is related, but after doing the above work this vehicle will not start. I know it started after the ball joints were done because I started it to move it forward on the alignment rack. however, I did not start i... Trouble codes: P2034 (crankshaft sensor)
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRC33403
Hello everyone,I have a mini here with code p0271,injector cylinder 4 input high.mitchel has no info on this code,i have checked resistance and all injectors ohm out the same.If anyone has any ideas that would be great,thanks. Trouble codes: P0271
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L ignition VIN: 3N1CB51063
Vehicle cranks over fine and wont start took computer manuallt turned uo coolant temp higher and it started fine replaced ECT and still doing same thing
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L Drivers door controls, DDM VIN: 1G3GR64H61
Hello, we have this Aurora that lost all control on the drivers door panel. Power windows, power mirrors, door locks, gas door release, trunk release. The only thing that works it the light in the door panel. If you use the remote all the door locks will cycle...
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 2.2L radio VIN: 1G3NL52F13
Thanks for the help in advance. After replacing the antenna amplifer module and the pig tail customer complains about static on the radio when turning on the defrost. warrenty module no change. checked wires made sure that it didn't get switched around when re...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Theft system VIN: 1G2NE52T2T
This grand am was brought to us as a start and stall. The cluster was pretty much dead and appeared to have an anti-theft problem. Code p1629 was stored in pcm. Cluster was sent to ISS for repair. After cluster was installed it not appear to go through the VTD...
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L Electronic VIN: WP1AB29P44
"Warning Brake Proportioning" on dash!!! along with engine lamp, abs lamp/traction lamp. brake lamp flshes. car will not come out of park-shift interlock not releasing. cannot get an abs module on scanner-dme/trans/cluster have loads of codes-over 40!!. suspec...
1997 Saturn SC1 1.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZH1271W
Hello IATN members. I have a 1997 Saturn SC1 with a 1.9L twin cam, 16 valve motor. The customer has a complain of a no start when cold. After the car warms up he don't have a problem starting it. It only happens when it is cold soaked over night. He is able to... Trouble codes: P0133 (O2 Sensor B1S1 Response Too Slow), P0326 (Knock Sensor Out Of Range), P0341 (CMP Sensor Out Of Range), P0351 (Ign. Coil A Problem), P0352 (Ign. Coil B Problem), P0463 (Fuel level Sensor)
2005 Suzuki Forenza EX 2.0L low beams VIN: KL5JD56Z85
hello every one. this car came to me with the low beams inop. high beams and side markers work good. i tested the fuses for lb and there is 0 vdc. the relay for head lamps is clicking and swaped with knowen good relay. no change in condition. i can apply power...
1985 Toyota Pickup 2.4L oil VIN: JT4RN50R0F
i have this truck with 22r we replaced timing cover chain and gears,pulled head,put new valve seals laped valves surfaced head, becuase water in oil from timing cover.adjusted valves,gave back to customer, customer came back in about 400 miles and used 5qt oil...
1996 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L starts then dies VIN: 4T1BF12K7T
hey all got a strange one. car was towed in a few weeks ago with a no start. vehicle will crank and start then die in 5 seconds. has good spark and fuel pressure. injector pusle is shutting off.has a code po1300, initialy diagnosed bad computer. replaced it sa... Trouble codes: P00, 1300 (ignitor circuit)
1998 Toyota 4Runner 2.7L No Start VIN: JT3HN86R8W
engine started and ran a few minutes & then died. now it starts when cold, runs a little & then dies. then it will start & die just like turning the key off.Have tried jumpering the relays,replacedcoils & ignition module, & tried running off propane. Have scop... Trouble codes: P1300 (ignition control)
2000 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L collant teme VIN: 4T1BG22K4Y
hi evrybody ,this toyota came to our shope having over heating after check i find evrything normal only the guage for temperature stay all way up .i disconnect the scoket for the sender the guage move all way to the cold position.i change the after market send...
2001 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L low oil pressure VIN: 5TBBT44151
Good evening: Customer delivered car complaining of low reading on oil pressure guage. He cannot recall when problem started. I grounded the single wire sensor to the guage and it pegged. Installed mechanical guage and got 10 psi at idle and the same at 2000 r...
2003 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1KR32E53
This vehicle will not start cold, cranks ok. If jumped with jump pack, starts normally. Battery volts stays at 10 to 11 volts while cranking. Suspect possible IAC problem, duty cycle to IAC varies from 65 to 95 percent while cranking.

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1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L steering gear VIN: WAUZL54BXY
I had a suspition in the rack but turned out to be in the steering colum. i took off one of the couplers and it was still rouph in the bearings of the colum. I moved the steering wheel down and out and the problem changed so I was able to think it was in the c...
1998 BMW 328i 2.8L Speedometer VIN: WBABK7321W
Thank you for all help that was given. I appreciate all of the replies. Unfortunately we had to let this one go home unfixed. However, the customer returned two days ago to let us know that the speedometer is now working. Who knows. I suspect a bad solder ...
2003 BMW 325Ci 2.5L convertible top VIN: WBABS33413
Top appears symptom free so I am "Blessing" it done, Traction control problem I think arised from killing the battery while diagnosing top problem, then woke system back up with steering wheel turned slightly, Finally got a inplausible steering angle code an...
1994 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7L MIL Lamp on, Shifts hard VIN: 1G4BT52P3R
Well hell fellas...finally got it fixed. Just about everyone replied with opens or shorts as suspect. I tried swapping the old ecm, still the same. I snatched the ecm back out, pulled the connectors back out, then looked through the clear plastic pin coveri... Trouble codes: 33 (MAP sensor signal voltage high), 82 (Shift solenoid A circuit).
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1G6KD54Y3W
Thanks for all the replies. We fixed the problem by retorquing the crank bolt to 125 ft. pounds and than we back pressured the oil system with 2 qts. of oil at 45 pound though the OPS hole at the oil filter. Started engine and had 90lbs of pressure ,and the en...
1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS13W6R
THANK U ALL. apparently customer has traded in for newer model. never able to investigate further. would have loved to delve further into with the helpful tips that were provided. i guess we may never know on this one.
1995 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L Misfire, backfire VIN: 2GCEK19K75
cutomer took the vehicle back to the backyarder who installed the engine. They replace the wiring harness from a wrecking yard and now he says its much better.
1998 Chevrolet P30 7.4L emergency brake VIN: 1GBLP37J5W
This E brake problem was repaired by another shop. I bailed. My understanding is that they installed an altogether new, updated E brake control system. I believe they said the pump was bad, and it was not available: hence the whole new system.
1999 Chevrolet S10 4.3L none VIN: 1GNDT13WXX
The reason that this unit would not set monitors turned out to be the Thermostat. This units temperature would not raise above 158 deg's F. It wouldn't set a code and it wouldn't set the monitors. Replaced the thermostat and the temp went to 197 deg's and the ...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Differential VIN: 6981455515
i want to thank everyone for there responses. they were very helpfull and it happened to be the thrust washer that fell down into the diff as a result of pulling the axle out without engaging the 4wd first. lesson learned lol... thanks again.
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L tcc VIN: 2C4GP43X2R
I replaced the solinoid pack and serviced the transmision. I cut filter open and inspected it, but did not find an excesive amount of debry. Problem still exsisted. Replaced torque converter, which solved the problem. Thanks for all the help. Rick
1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L starter VIN: 1B7GG23X3N
I removed the fuse block and opened up the wireing harness. I found a splice of 3 wires that looped power from fuse to relay. I opened up that splice and found more corrosion than wire. I found that it allowed enough of a connection that 12v would show but wou...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L MIL Lamp on
Thanks to everyone who took time to reply. The shop that brought me in to try to fix this vehicle is a Mercedes-BMW garage and doesn't usually work on Chryslers. This vehicle belonged to the shop owners landlord so nuff said. The owner of the shop said he r... Trouble codes: P0455 (Large Evap Leak).
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.7L Cooling System VIN: 3D7KU28D34
OK, First I'd like to thank all that took time out of their schedule to help. 98% of the replies pointed to radiator problems. A subsequent road test saw the coolant get 241 deg. and the gauge almost pegged. Although several scans with the i/r thermom...
2006 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L headlights VIN: 1D4GP24R06
Thank you all for your input on this problem. The vehicle has not been fixed as of yet but I will definetly post it when it is. This is an unusual situation and I will copy and paste my correspondence with another IATN member to shed light on the circumstances...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L cruise control VIN: 1MFYU03171
Hi, the shop had sometime earlier replaced the brake booster, unknown to me, and the tech apparently bumped the cruise deactivate switch next to the brake pedal. Adjusting the switch position fixed the problem. A hearty thanks to all that responded !! I had...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Electronic VIN: 1FAFP34P71
Blower motor was the problem. Removed the blower motor spun the cage. Cage was binding up causing high current draw. Replace blower motor and system is working fine. Thanks for all the replies.
1992 GMC Sonoma 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GTDT19W3N
Thanks everyone for your help, I installed a new CPI unit and the truck runs great... Trouble codes: 45 (Rich Exhaust).
2005 GMC W3500 Forward W3S042 6.0L batt lite blower motor brake and booster lite VIN: 4KDB4B1U05
Alternator was not charging, the blower motor not working threw us but after we opened the request for a wiring diagram we checked the alternator because that can make the brake lite go on on different vehicles. Thanks for the quick response.
1994 Honda Accord DX 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCD5525R
i went the junkyard route and all is well thanks to all who helped it is great to know i can build this unit in the car if i had to happy wrenching to all have a great new year
2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L transmission system malfunction code VIN: 1HGCG32062
Thank you everyone for your replies. The check engine light did end up coming on. We replaced the Pressure switch and no more check engine light. Car stills run great.
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L slabs VIN: SALTY1243Y
well thankyou for for the help Slawomir from oregon,Eric from minnesota.and Bob from colorado the 3 members that helped!!all 3 lead me into the right place vec setting there you add the vin and set up for air or coil springs if its air you have to calabrate ea...
2002 Lincoln Continental 4.6L engine
Removed oil pan and found one bent connecting rod. removed motor and head assembly,replace bad rod,reassemble and car is perfect.Thanks for all who helped me to diagnos this problem,Where else can you go and filnd so many people willing to take time out of the...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C36 AMG 3.6L Hood Latch VIN: WDBHM36E8S
I received 6 replies in which 2 were nearly identical and said to go through the left inner fender to release the hood latch. I then went to a wrecking yard and examined the hood on a MB with the same type of latching mechanism and concluded the two replies th...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L radio code VIN: 4A3AA46G8Y
Thank you very much the code is 7896. You saved me 60 bucks
1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on, sometimes flashing , VIN: JN8AR05Y7T
someone told me that clearcote comeing from other dist parts could be geting on the optic wheel and causing this problem. so one of the guys cleaned the dist, so far ok? it's been 4days. Trouble codes: P0306, P0304.
1997 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1CA21D3V
thanks very much to all technicians help me whith this car nissan,i fix this by change the cam sensor,and car star.
2005 Nissan Altima SL 2.5L shifter VIN: 1N4AL11E15
cust has driven vehicle for a few days with shifter only getting stuck once, he bypassed it returned today for us to install new shifter assy. (his request). only time will tell if it is fixed??
2008 Nissan Rogue SL 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JNSAS58V38
Thanks for all of the replies. One person said 6 hours plus a evac & recharge. Everyone else said 1.5 hours. That is what alldata listed after the HVAC box was out. I charge 2 hours to do this job. We were able to remove the gas & brake pedal and some other mi...
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L abs VIN: 1G2WR52141
As most of you said with that harness on the right front i replaced it and all is well. I did find a small crack in the old portion of the harness once i had it off the vehicle and out of the sheath. So again thank you to everyone!
2002 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L cracked pipe VIN: JF1GG29612
Thanks to one and all for the advice. Some said take it out the top, Paul from Woodys said the bottem. He offered the most detailed description, so we went that way. What a sob of a job!!Finally got it done after about 10 hours work. Bolts rusted, things li...
1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3FJ60G6H
Thanks to all who took time to reply. Suggestions were carb issues, vac lines, etc...We had covered all that and still couldn't get where we needed to be. Maybe I'm not remembering right about modifying the carb. In any case, we've recommended to the custom...
1997 Toyota T100 2.7L Mechanical VIN: JT4UN24D1V
Well another one fixed by friends of IATN. This sure is a lifesaver of a site. My tech never checked the pushrod clearance of reman booster. I never even thought about it either. I am looking for a hole to crawl in right now. How embarrassing of putting a...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3VWSD68M11
thanks for all the inputs. i found out that under cold load the boost was pushing past the diverter valve causing low power and missfires. i ordered a high performance diverter valve to handle the boost. thanks. Trouble codes: P0300.
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