Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for March 1, 2010
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
Next
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for All Makes and Models
Help Request Answers
2006 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUDF78E06
I have a normal audi 2.0 rough idle with vacuum leaking into the crank case i have manifold equal vacuum in the valve cover and crankcase. I pinch off the line from manifold to vent valve(PCV) and problem clears up. Replaced the valve once with what is on it t...
View
1993 BMW 325is 2.5L Accessories VIN: WBABF3307P
Hello everyone, I need to trace some wiring on this vehicle and was wondering if anyone has some schematics available that they could email to me. The circuits that I need to trace are the SUNROOF, the POWER WINDOWS, and the CENTRAL LOCKING SYSTEM. I feel like...
View
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L trans VIN: WBAGGH8347
i have this 740il that stays in fail safe mode it has code 18 the car came to me he said that the alternator st oped charging and the p light in the shifter stays on well the alternator was frozen up sow i replaced it and the car still in fail safe mode and th...
View
2002 BMW M5 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: WBSDE93402
This car came in with failed emissions. Failure due to No Communication. My modis communicates just fine. I can read all data and codes. (NO Codes) I took it down for retest with the same result. We wiggled and jigged with no communication at the Emission Sta...
View
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GW4GB17S7
cant get the solais snap on scanner to comunicate or master tech the fuses were bad ,but cant get into see why the check eng lamp is on has a obd ii concector on the car what am i doing wrong put all the vin in the scanner comes up with right id but will not c...
View
2005 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G5DA03L26
cannot get p0446 to stay away, replaced vent valve, purge valve, and still comes on. Perfomed vacuum test with tech 2, worked perfectly. any ideas? Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent system perfomance)
View
1989 Chevrolet Corsica 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G1LT5413K
This vehicle came in for the hesitation and stalling it had two codes. One was system lean and the other was system rich. It had a new O2 sensor, ignition module, coils, plugs, fuel filter, fuel pump, wires, map sensor, tps. The vehicle would go into closed lo...
View
1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
after replacing lower intake manifold gaskets to repair coolant leak, engine runs rough. Distributor is timed correctly, cam retard is 0 degrees a idle, 27 degrees at 2000 rpms, truck runs like it has 2 plug wires crossed but all are correct. it's almost like ... Trouble codes: P1345, P0300
View
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L upper bushings VIN: 1GCCS19W8Y
Looking to see if anyone has a good procedure of replaceing the left side upper bushings on this S10 truck with a V6. I normally do them on the truck but the exhaust is right next to the rear bushing. There is no room to get it off as it sits. The only way i s...
View
2000 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L no shifting
2000 chrysler is in failsafe with po700 code in the ecu that will not clear, but no code when looking in the trans module. module has all powers and grounds. the module has been replaced but still will not shift or show codes just stays in limp mode. i have lo...
View
2006 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.3L programming VIN: 1A4GP45R86
hey guys, especially you chrysler techs. got a programming issue here. replacing a pcm, an ng-3 pcm.before i started my programming session, i did check for any preparation neccessary before performing ths session. i am using the new j2534 console from the ne...
View
2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C3K63H56H
Customer came in a week ago, with a compliant that Check engine light and a light that resembles a lighting bolt came on also.Then car died he was sitting in a drive thru when this happened. Waited a few minutes the car started and drove it to our shop. Hooked...
View
1995 Dodge sprinter 2.7L MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: WD2PD64495
after replacing upper boost hose air charge to intake and clearing p0299 from memory then road test. plenty of power and boost for 10 miles, driving hard putting against governor 82mph then slowing down to 50 then up again. i wanted to make sure this problem w... Trouble codes: P0299
View
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L leak VIN: 1B7KC2364X
This is a call to the diesel techs out there who see this stuff more than i do, I have a dodge here with a leak at the fuel heater grommet on the top of the fuel filter housing. I have checked with the dealer on a replacement and found that they do not have a ...
View
1967 Ford F-250 Pickup 5.8L hard start hot VIN: F25HRE5188
ok this is a 390 not a 5.8 came in fuel draining out of carb no sweat put a carb on it now it boils out. it has a cooler under the carb it was blocked off i checked it and reconected it but if you drive turn it off for 20 miniuts it has boiled the fuel you can...
View
1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP55U13
Hello all, Have a no start, has no spark and also intermittent injector pulse. I have a good crank signal at the crank and at the pcm. I have no signal from the cam sensor, verus directs me to "check for at least 10 volts on the cmp+ side with koeo".(this I be...
View
1994 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L Safety
hi all. Trouble is, no horn, or cruise control. Essentially, the horn pad is inop.Air bag light flashing code # 32--open circuit.Fuse and relay check out, and I am assuming the clock spring is bad but before I tear into it Id like either conformation or someon...
View
1994 Ford Bronco XLT 5.0L abs VIN: 1FMEU15H4R
back with yet another post on this baby. replaced both front wheel speed sensors to correct the abs light, and codes. light now off, no codes present. but, when brakes are applied the abs motor kicks on and makes it quite scary to stop. with no codes, and syst...
View
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMDA5142W
This van is beating us up. The concern is the engine will stall when coming to a stop on occasion and it will stall when turning the steering wheel to either stop quickly. The iac has been replaced for sticking, the cam sensor has been checked for synchronizat...
View
2000 Ford F-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FTZF1727Y
Fleet vehicle came in for speedo inop and CEL on. Scan ecm and found multiple codes, probably ten or more. Found wiring harness to trans and O2 sensors pinched bewtween engine and trans. Wires cut and shorted. Spliced harness back together. Solved Speedo probl... Trouble codes: P0135 (p0141-), P0141 (p0155-), P0155 (p0443-), P0443 (p0161-), P0161 (p0409-), P0409
View
2001 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L ps pump VIN: 1FAFP47V10
had a leaking ft seal on p/s pump, replaced and had a spongy brake pedal and no assist on steering. replaced pump and hydro boost with ford parts, steering and brakes were good for one weekend at track of hard road racing. now no assist at idle. if i raise idl...
View
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on, HIgh Fuel Trim VIN: 1FAFP33P61
Originally when the car came in it was at like +32 on longterm and another +15 on short term. the first thing that I found was when blocking off the back vaccum port for the pcv that short term would go -19 so I knew I had a issue with the pcv system. The maf ... Trouble codes: P0171
View
2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Steering rack VIN: 1FMCU93154
Hi and thanks in advance to all those that respond. I have this 04 Escape that has a bind in the steering when just turned off center it goes away just after you tun the wheel a little. I have checked all suspension components and they are not binding. If I pu...
View
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Wire harness VIN: 2FAFP71W94
Not sure anyone can help me with this problem but I have no where else to turn on this paticular problem. I am having a problem with the Restrant control module connector. When you are looking at the Ford scan tool pid data for all the air bag resistances you ...
View
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L 4x4 low VIN: 1FTSX21575
This thing is a headache, she came to us stuck in four wheel low. After following the Ford process I changed the encoder motor, and all was well for a week. Now it's back, and four of us had a shot at her. Now you park in 2 high and come out and she's stuck in...
View
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14586
Hello to all and i want to say thanks to everyone's help up front. This truck actually came to us with a drivability concern of a misfire when accelerating under heavy load. We had to try for over an hour to get it to set a code. We've got a p0307 and trying t... Trouble codes: P0307
View
1995 GMC W3500 Forward W3S042 3.9L stalls VIN: J8DC4B1K15
Gentelmen, this truck belongs to a landscaper customer and I've never had to do much with it at all. He bought it new and it has been trouble free. Recently, the truck will stall instantly when it is put in drive or reverse unless it is warmed up for 10 minute...
View
2002 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L oil pressure VIN: 1GKDS13S52
having trouble finding adapter for mec. oil pressure gauge hook up,snapon on the way but is last resort ,tried all local sources
View
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Car came in with hot soak problem. When car has been driven and left for about 10 min it will not start unless you push your foot down on gas pedal then it fire and chugs (no excessive smoke) we fit a good main relay and new t/body and o2 sensor. It has had th...
View
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG165XY
Third time is a charm. Really need to get this one fixed. Intially came in with mil on dtc p1491 only. Tech replaced egr valve. Came back in week later with the mil on dtc p1491 only ( codes were prevously cleared). I function tested the valve and would not re... Trouble codes: P1491
View
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L hydraulic system VIN: JHMCG5554Y
This well maintained 2000 Accord EX arrived in the shop with a leaking clutch slave cylinder, but the clutch master cylinder is the factory original and I suspect it will begin to leak in the near future as well so I want to repair both. Does anyone know where...
View
2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L No Start VIN: JHMCG6693Y
prior to installing used engine into car i installed new timing belts, waterpump, cam and crank seals, new spark plugs. the engine is not getting an injector pulse earlier today i sprayed carb cleaner into the throttle body car started and stayed running until...
View
2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCG56671
This should be an easy one... I have this car scheduled for a timing belt replacement and when ordering the parts it asks whether it is a 2.3 or 2.3 v-tec- Without the vehicle here, how is a person to know if it is a v-tech engine? Mitchell Manager justs desig...
View
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L line pressure VIN: 4S2DM58W9Y
Hello.Thanks in advance. This vehicle while running down the street will command low line pressure even though u are at 35-45% throttle. When u get out of the throttle line pressure will spike.It goes to about 200psi, get back into the throttle and it will dro...
View
1993 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FY29S0P
came in for cuts out above 1500 rpm, and hard start cold, extended crank. replace dist with reman unit, replace crank sensor. replaced fuel pump for bleed down. truck runs great now once running. on cool down or cold start has extended crank. have to hold thro...
View
1995 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L abs VIN: IJ4FY29S45
Vehicle had rusted metal line to the rear brakes lost fluid and ran off the road ,hit boulder broke steering knuckle at tie rod end not around wheel speed sensor housing. replaced knuckle,leaf spring and front shocks,then found the brake leak. replaced metal l...
View
2002 Kia Optima LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, VIBRATION VIN: KNAGD12622
hi, all. we had this car in for a timming belt and water pump. car came back a few days later with a vibration when cold. it feels like the exhaust is hitting the body or, all of the motor mounts are hardened. but, after it warms up it is gone. after warm the ...
View
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L dimmer control VIN: JT8UF11EXM
customer complains, he cannot dimm down the instrument lights. they are to bright at night. turning dimmer control knob does nothing. new switch does the same as old. could be worse problems , but the customer is not happy. any help would be greatly appreciate...
View
1997 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L #15 pcm fuse VIN: V8VY603751
I have a 1997 Lincoln Mark and it blows the #15 30amp max pcm after a few days of driving. We replace the fuse and it seems to last about 3days The problem is happens at anytime any ideals on what could cause this fuse to blow?
View
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 5LMFU28R02
Has a spark plug blown out of the head like the regular 5.4-however this is a twin cam motor-does anyone know if the heli-coil kit-(ours is made by lisle)will work on this engine?I'm a little worried about how close the 4 valves are next to the plug hole-anyon...
View
2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80DX5
Hi fellow techs. I'm a little stumped. Vehicle initially had the codes listed above as well as p2179 and p2189, a misfire code and an o2 code. After replaceing the plugs and o2's I was left with codes p2177, p2187, p2179 and p2189. After inpspecting for air le... Trouble codes: P2179 (system too lean off idle), P2187 (system too lean at idle)
View
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L power steeri VIN: WDBRF40J25
when you hold steering with a little tension the steering moves from left to right 2 to 3 inches if you go allthe way at both ends of steering turn also does this problem so in other words when you are turning at a corner your steering normally shoud not move ...
View
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y9V
recently replaced purge control solenoid {ldp}. had code 1494 now solenoid will not close off filter just above it, and is allowing smoke from tester to come out. is there some way of testing to see why filter is always open, or do we need to test a different ... Trouble codes: P0442
View
2004 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L pinging VIN: JA4LZ41F04
Hello, This car has severe spark knock on acceleration when warm. Actually, ping seems to diminish at high RPMs under load. This vehicle runs great and has plenty of power - just very alarming ping even with 93 octane. No apparent miss-fires and no codes, pl...
View
1994 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1RZ24D7R
NO spark at #3 and #4 coils. Have switched with know good coils.Have signal from ecu to power transistor. Do not have signal out of power transistor.Harness has not been updated for the power transistor.
View
2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Starer VIN: 5N1AN08W86
I'm looking for any info on the starter circuit of this Xterra. I can't find and info on the stater relay other than a very basic wiring diagram. I have power from the ignition switch to the starter relay but no output from the TCM to the starter relay. My que...
View
1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass GL 3.1L Compressor VIN: 1G3NG52M0X
Thanks in advance guys..This very clean cutlass came into shop with new owner. AC freon was low and ac not working. Evac and recharge system. Compressor will not come on. All fuses good. No codes. Disconnected battery just to be sure of a good reset (if needed...
View
1996 Other European Azure 6750CC srs VIN: SCBZK15C8T
The Bentley has had a flat battery and the SRS lamp is now on. The diagnostic plug has around 32 pins in it ( Located in the left glove box ) and we have no tool in NZ to plug into it? The Bentley dealership also can not help because of its style of diagnostic...
View
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.3L Check Shift signal VIN: 1P4GP44R7T
Performed Instrument cluster Test and CCD Bus Test. We changed the PRNDL, and Trans Position switches and Installed a new Trans Control Module. I cannot see any damaged or chafed wires or bad connectors. Vehicle is still setting Code 28, will not perform Qui...
View
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WPOAA29971
This is a car that was brought in originally for a steering calibration due to rack not being properly aligned after fuel tank removal due to rodent damage. I now have a cold start running problem that is eating me alive and Identifix as well.This car will usu... Trouble codes: P0304, P0306, P0300
View
1998 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L No Start, No Spark VIN: YS3CF65R0W
Hello all! Saab troubles here. Customer installed a battery in the car himself and hooked the cables up backward! Oops! Now the engine cranks but won't start. Everything on the dash lights up normally and it seems like all of the battery and keyed accessories ...
View
2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L Mechanical VIN: 1G8ZH52862
I have this saturn that has me stumped.It uses 1qt of oil every [...].Does not run bad or smoke.No external oil leaks,new pcv valve installed.Compression good on all 4 cylinders(165-170psi).Engine vacum is 20inhg.Cylinder leak down test showed a 10% leak o...
View
2006 Saturn Vue 3.5L torque converter VIN: 5GZCZ63416
After the vehicle was gone for the weekend, customer called back with a check engine light on. P0741 was present, and the TCC was not applying, even though it was being commanded to do so. Did the diagnostic procedure for the code p0741, and found the tcc sole...
View
2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE686XY
I found a TSB that relates to that DTC (P0133). Has anyone had a problem with this or related codes for a reflash? I've only had a couple of these A/F ratio sensor problems. The aftermarket sensor we used is from a reputable supplier. Has anyone had luck with ... Trouble codes: P0133 (A/F sensor slow response)
View
1995 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT3AC13R3S
Timing is retarded about 20 degrees at idle. Valve timing is correct. Cannot see any difference in parts to make the crank sensor read wrong location. Compression is 175 all cylinders, everything but base timing seems to be correct
View
2002 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E02
hi everybody,i have this 02 corolla withs the check engine light on ,when the light comes on vehicle looses power on acceleration,data from o2 sensors is normal,iac motor is working ok,will this be computer related problem,please any help wil be apreciated. Trouble codes: P0171
View
2003 Toyota Tundra SR5 3.4L battery drain over time VIN: 5TBBN44123
Hi All: Just wanted to drop a note to see if anyone has had any experience doing the TSB fix on these model Toyota trucks. Some trucks with the auto-off headlight option (i.e., if the headlights are on and the ignition is turned off, this feature will turn th...
View
2003 Toyota Tundra 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBRT341X3
Thank you first off for reading my post I must have copyed down the eng code wrong it is a v8 4.7 I have codes 441 442 446 I found a tsb for all these codes and it point to the purge valve on the manifold but it tests good pressure and vacume I started to do a...
View
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: WVWMD23B5Y
please help vw techs. i have a fine vehicle that came in with 16 dtc's wrote all codes down and cleared codes. advised customer we would address the codes as they came back in computer. the 4 codes listed where the ones that reappeared where the ones listed. i... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303
View
2005 Volkswagen Passat GL TDI 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWAE63B45
Customer Stated It Happen Abruptly ,It Has A Clyd. Down .Runs Very Rough, No Power Low End, Smokes, Checked And Changed Fuel Filter, Fuel In Old Separator Looked Great, Air Filter New, Dropped And Changed Oil, No Metal Or Shimmer,Other Forum Suggested Excessiv... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 missfire 16687)
View

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2002 Acura CL 3.2L shift and decel VIN: 19UA42482A
Took it to the dealer gave them all past repair receipts. Because it was only 8 months out and 60k miles under they warranted the trans and only charged $1200 labor.
15
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L abs VIN: WBADD6320W
I would like to thank everyone who replied. I recoded the module with my scan tool, cleared the codes and went for a drive. After a few blocks, the light returned. Frustrated, because I thought I would have to find someone to code it, I thought I would read co...
7
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 5UXFA53582
Thanks for your responses. I though Micheal from "down under" was interesting and I installed a genuine BMW brake master cylinder and had the same result. I was not getting any flow at the ABS pump. I opened the lines and bleed the pump. It did take some doing...
8
1995 Buick Regal Gran Sport 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2G4WF552L0
Thanks to all who replied. After removing the timing cover again, I made sure the drain hole behind the seal was clear with shop air & then installed a GM seal. Leak appears to be stopped. I also pulled the oil filter cover & made sure the relief piston was no...
33
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4GD2213S
Many of you had great ideas, unfortunately this one beat me. If I had unlimited time with this car it would eventually have been repaired. But I digress, this car was so intermittent with no specific apparent cause in it's no start/flood. I did take the advice...
40
2002 Chevrolet Tracker LT 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBE63492
i have performed a top end injector flush cleaning/decarb, i have checked mode 6 and all has passed for the misfires, car runs good every time that i have driven it. also the compression is at 155-165 psi all cylinders. one thing i found out was that this vehi... Trouble codes: P0300.
7
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GP44R35
First off thank you to all 7 replies that I got. ALL were very good and helped me clear my head and start over. Both Bill and Robert really got me going. I did what Bill suggested and came up with the p2074 again. Knowing I didn't have a vacuum leak I went and... Trouble codes: P0129, P0300, P0068, P2074, P0344.
7
2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3LK63H66
Hello ALL . It is fixed. The problem vase : a bead connection under #13 fuse I founded exidently checking fuses the 101st. time and ups there is something wrong and that was the problem car started learned throttle body and running on 8 cylinder .Thanks for y... Trouble codes: P0688, P2101, P2111, P1411.
4
1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Stall VIN: ID67232796
thanks for all the help i replaced the ecm then i could get the cods and found the crank sensor was bad making it stall at times
9
2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L electronic shift VIN: 1B7GG2AN21
THE T-CASE WAS NOT IN BAD SHAPE. ONE OF THE FORK SHOES WAS BROKEN. THIS SHOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ENOUGH TO CAUSE THE PROBLEM. I'M WAITING FOR A DODGE WIRING DIAGRAM AS THE MITCHELL DIAGRAM IS INCOMPLETE, CAN'T RELY ON MITCHELL MUCH ANYMORE. IF ANYONE CAN SEND ME A...
11
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Temperature VIN: 1D4HR38N83
Thank you everyone for your replies. It is pretty obvious how all of us feel about Chrysler products. Not a lot to brag about that's for sure. Our problem ended up being a simple repair and I am embarrassed to say what it was but here it is, the blower s...
9
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L pings VIN: 1FTWX32S2X
I was called in from another shop to see if I could change the timing maping using the IDS to change to the more advanced option that Ford built into the PCM. When reading scan data the the PID read -closed- which ment the timing was set at the retarded settin...
6
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP5527Y
THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLIED. I GOT THE CAR RUNNING OK BUT IT WAS SETTING THE LEAN CODES. THE CUSTOMER HAS TO WORK OUT THE DETAILS WITH THE PARTS STORE ON THE MASS AIR FLOW METER. I RECOMMENDED REPLACING THE AFTER MARKET UNIT WITH ONE FROM THE DEALER. WILL POST ... Trouble codes: P1137 (ho2s12 indicates lean), P1157 (ho2s22 indacates lean), P1131, P1151.
23
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
CAR IS FIXED . TOOK EVERY ONES ADVICE AND WENT AFTER THE AFTER MARKET PLUGS AND WIRES EVEN THOUGH THEY ALL LOOKED GOOD ON THE SCOPE BUT # 2 AND # 6 WERE FIRING LEAN . WHEN REMOVING THE AIR PLENUM I FOUND THAT THE EGR GASKET WAS FOLDED AND NOT SEALING ON ONE SI... Trouble codes: P0302, P0306.
23
2002 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L door locks VIN: 1FTRX18L62
thanks guys, the acuators is what it was. and thats not a bad job, dont know why ford tells you to take the whole latch out, pop the clip with a hook tool, slide it of take the wire off. i think it was harded putting the door panel back on!!!lol
10
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L fuel gauge VIN: 2FMZA52443
the problem with the fuel gauge was the anti. slosh mod. in instument cluster, and the intermitent no start found corroded connection in fuse box, fuse for fuel pump relay and poor grond to radiator support for fuse box. starts every time now without having to...
5
2004 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L No Start VIN: 2FAFP71W14
Thank you for all the responses.I thought maybe the coolant sensor wire with battery voltage was the problem but it is normal.This power wire also powers the temp gauge.A shout out goes to Izzat to check harness that goes along front bumper.I found two power w...
20
2005 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP56U35
did a smoke test on upper intake found two leaks upper intake gasket and imrc o ring replaced gaskets and o ring stars and runs good now. thanks Trouble codes: P0300.
18
1999 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire
ITS FIXED! Many told me about Dist. problems w/ this engine. I took the Dist. out and it checked out fine. (it scoped fine too) I forgot to mention the cam retard was @ -12 and no way to turn the Dist. It ran fine w/ the -12 offset sometimes, so I didn't t... Trouble codes: P0300.
28
2001 GMC W3500 5.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4KDB4B17R1
Thanks everyone for the reply's. Out of desperation we got a PCM from the dealer and its been a week and all is well. The dealer tells me he has seen this before and I would tend to trust him as we do a lot of business with them and they have always been hones...
15
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L engine VIN: 1GTHK23171
Air in thi system was not the problem after all. The problem was the machine shop mistakenly put freeze plugs in the back of the block where the water enters the motor from the water pump. Techs around here said the head gaskets wereon the wrong side, it is po...
4
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2HKRL1864Y
Thanks to all who helped. Most were on the right track. I went based on the information customer gave me in respect to the hesitation and that my troubleshooting found the rest of the systems to be working properly. There was over 200k on the vehicle and Honda...
12
2006 Infiniti G35 3.5L 'room lamp' circuit VIN: JNKCV54E76
Greetings gents. Due to 'massive incoming'(I am a mobile service and need to be judicious w/every moment), I did not have the time needed to nail down system draw. Yes...on 'Room Lamp' circuit, however, NOT related to any BCM function as I disconnected all thr...
5
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Left front park light VIN: SAJHX1743S
I was posting this for another one of the techs,and had bad info from him.It was not getting a ground out of the light module.Replaced module and problem was fixed.Thanks guys.
3
2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L ecm/ cluster VIN: 1J4FA49S81
First of all i want to thank you all for the help, this was my first time submiting. Im sure I will be using this site much more from now on. The jeep is fixed, after supplying the pcm B+ power with an overlay, the engine fired right up. I traced the circuit ...
15
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start VIN: KNDJA7230X
Ok all it finally showed itself to us. we replaced the cranksensor even though it was giving cranking RPMs. Apparently the last person that worked on it before we did ,had replaced the crank sensor without telling anyone of the repair. Turns out the sensor had...
15
2001 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.6L windows sunroof VIN: SALPL16411
This one was just our bad luck. The switch panel was dead. Replaced with a used unit and all is well. It may have had cleaner of some type used on it as owner has also had underhood fuse block replaced (gets wet when it gets detailed)a few months ago.
3
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP82D54
THANBK ALL OF YOU GUYS FOR HELPING ME ON THIS CAR . I PUT A JUNK YARD ENGINE IN AND THE CAR RUNS OK. I PUT A USE ENGINE BEACUSE THE THING WAS BURNING OIL SO I DID NOT WANT TO TAKE IT A PART AND REBUILT IT SO I PUT A USE ENGINE IN RUN good and costome...
5
2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L L/R door VIN: JN8AR07YXY
I had to refer this truck to a nearby locksmith. Most replies said the only way to get the door open to check the latch is to remove the inner door panel and it may break in the process. I didn't want to take this responsibility. There does not seem to be a...
8
2004 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Rotor VIN: 1N6ED27T94
I replaced the wheel bearings again and purchased the proper tool to torque the hubs down with. I torqued it using the 4wd specs since this was the design that I had although I had a 2wd truck. There was no front axles or differential so I know I had a 2wd tr...
4
2005 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L sensor VIN: 1N4BA41E05
What I thought was a left front problem turned out to be the RR. Road testing with a scanner showed the solenoid for RR was coming on,The sound of the firewall mounted abs unit and brake lines missled me.The scanner readings for wheel speeds wasnt really fast ...
7
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 2.3L Mechanical VIN: YS3EF48E1X
it was the turbo the oil light was on was low oil becase of the turbo replaced the turbo all is well thank for the help
25
2001 Saturn L300 3.0L Passlock System VIN: 1G8JW52R41
Well, this car is finaly gone. I came to the conclusion that the BCM had not been correctly programmed. I found this by accident . I went out to the car in the morning and tried to unlock it using the key fob and it was a no go. I looked at the data stream aga...
7
1999 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4L Airbag VIN: 1AWN72N8XZ
Sorry for the wait on the fix. I finally got the truck back in here. I manually scanned the codes and it came up with a drivers side seat belt pretensioner. I checked the wiring from the Airbag module to the pretensioner. Everything in the system seemed to be ...
4
1999 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GP10V2X
Well, had lots of good suggestions. Most seem to hit on carbon build up and a malfunctioning rear O2 sensor. The rear O2 did seem a little sluggish, but they always do move a little slow. But the sensor is original. So I did a de-carbonization, a rear O2 senso... Trouble codes: P0171, P1133 (Air Flow sensor ckt response fault B1-S1).
8
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L No Start VIN: JTDDR32T6Y
thanks for everyone help, we found the key way broke on the cam and allowed timing to jump. replace key way and set timing marks and was lucky no bent valves, runs good .thanks again.
16
2003 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L No Start VIN: 5TESN92N43
WELL GUYS I CHECKED ALL THE BASICS AND CAME UP WITH NOTHING...THEN FOR SOME REASON WE DECIDED TO DOUBLE CHECK FUEL PRESS AND MY TECH DECIDED TO REMOVE THE FUEL FILTER THIS TIME AND ON ACCIDENT WE SPILLED FUEL ON THE FLOOR (LIKE ALWAYS WHEN CHANGING A FUEL FILT... Trouble codes: P0335.
10
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Turbo VIN: YV1TS90D41
Thanks for the help guys. All three of your were within a half hour of eachother. Just going to charge for 5 hours. Will be doing the repair today. Thanks again.
3
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next