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1990 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAAD2310L
Hi all in IATN land. Thanks in advance for reading this post. This 325 will intermitently flood on a cold start. It may start right up. If you shut it off and start it again, it will drownd it self. Unplug the pump relay and it will clear. Have been through th...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L 3 rd shift and 4 th VIN: WBADD6322V
Trans was rebuit before I got to shop for tcc slip now having problem with it slipping in 3rd and 4th . I have ohm checked all solenoids have pulled unit out and air check every thing . When unit was pulled out only found band slightly burnt have not found rea...
2002 Buick Regal LS 3.8L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2G4WB55K72
I have been banging my head on this 1. it seems when it gets hot it shuts down an comes up with po300.ihave replaced the cat and plugs ,wires, ckp sensor still no difference an after installing the cat it seemed to be worse i heat tested the cat an it was abou... Trouble codes: P0300
1995 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start
Thanks in advance for any and all help. I'm trying to fix this truck over the phone for my brother in law. He was out 4x4ng coming down off a mountain in 1st gear and noticed his brakes fading due to heating up, parked truck and let cool down and then it would...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDS13S32
it drives ok but when it arrive to a stop and then accelerate again the engine sounds like poor of fuel, this is only 2 seconds. after that it runs fine and the costumer say sometimes the engine it dies, so the costumer went to the dealer to buy the tps sensor... Trouble codes: P1345
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L reverse lights horn park lamps VIN: 2G1WF52E73
thanks in advance for any help, this one has been around for too long. original complaint was horn sounding randomly, when i got it the reverse lights were on solid, horn chirping, park lamps flickering and drls flashing every 10 secs or so. every ckt led me t...
2004 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L door ajar light VIN: 2G1WF52E94
This is a buddy's car. Thanks in advance for your help. What we have is a 2004 malibu that has an intermittant door ajar light on. Has anybody seen a common issue with these? I have heard a little bit about the body control module going bad and causing this bu...
2005 Chevrolet Corvette 6.0L Starting system VIN: 24U0551136
Car will not start when you press the "Start" button on dash. All lights on dash and headlights, etc go out for approx 20 - 30 secs. then dash lights will light again and you cannot turn system off. Always on ACC or ON position. The Service Engine Soon light i...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.3L srs VIN: 1GCEC14X37
could not run set up in sdm module do to code b0012 oe resistance below spec stage 1. could not clear code but could disconnect air bag module and could clear b0012 oe resistance low/ shorted circuit but then sets codes for resistance high / open circuit. inst...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L converter VIN: 1C4GP64L3Y
hey guys, need some help here, or a silver bullet. this chrysler van will stall intermittently after first start up in the morning. when you drop it in reverse or drive, it will stall out. exactly like a torque converter locked up. may do it several times in a...
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1B7GC23X3V
Hey group, Had this truck come in and it is pulling my hair. It has an intermetinte no start condition. When it happens it will not start at all. When it starts and runs will be ok for about a day then no start. One interesting point most of the time when it g...
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4GP25R32
intermitant no start ,start and stall.runs for two for transponder and antenna failure.clear codes until problem occurs.and codes come back.tried customers second key,same thing.suspecting skim module.does dealer have to program.any help apprecia...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B7JB21Y12
hi guys! just wanted to get a few opinions on common problems with these vans. intermittantly engine will crank but not start, also intermittantly cuts out when we do finally get it running. i am not familiar with these vans and just wanted a few ideas,, no co...
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on
Hello fellow techs, got one I'm needing some info on. 2004 Dodge Caravan 3.3L with MIL on. Setting code P0135, replace O2 sensor cleared codes, left shop and came right back with MIL on again. Checked new O2 sensor(voltage and ohms)is within spec, checked grou... Trouble codes: P0135
2004 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L obd plug inoperative VIN: 4B3AG52H34
Hi Dodge or mitsubishi guys I have a 2004 Dodge Stratus RT coupe which is totally different than a regular Stratus. Made by Mitsubishi with the 3.0 v-6. My scanning tool can communicate with the codes, everything is ok. When I put the state of NH...
1985 Ferrari Mondial 8 Cabriolet 3.0L No Start VIN: ZFFUC15A4F
ferrari not an usual car for us this nice car does not have spark on one side of the engine.i dont have any information for this car please if sombody out there know coils on this cars fail this way please let me know or any ideas are very welcome.t...
1996 Ford Bus 5.9L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDPB80C9T
Following all repairs and tests listed above this engine will not start cold. (25 to 30deg. F) Park in shop and it starts right up. Also has poor cold drive away on cold start. While waiting for a new fuel lift pump we installed a temporary electric fuel pump ...
1998 Ford Mustang 3.8L alarm VIN: 1FAFP4042W
Just wanted to know if anyone could please tell me where the GEM module is located on this 1998 mustang 3.8l. I have read that it is above the drivers kick panel, but i cannot find it. Thanks for any help.
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15X6Y
Hi all, got a Ranger with an intermittent misfire at idle on cylinder 6. It’s acting much like an air leak, but I was unable to verify using propane. Compression is low at 75#, but even across whole bank. I removed the upper manifold and tested the fuel inject...
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAKP1139Y
This escort came in no start. We have spark, no fuel pressure,cooling fan on when key on, noid light on steady when cranking and remains on till key is turned off, no communication with ecm.bad ecm. customer supplied a used ecm.ran good for about a month,came ...
2003 Ford Windstar 3.8L pcm, ipc, abs, srs VIN: 2FMZA53403
Hello everybody. I have this 2003 Ford Windstar with a 3.8L. Here is the current problem. Vehicle came in with a check engine light on. Tried to scan but no communication. So we have been tyring to gain communication. I tried to scan the following and ALL con...
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Air Bag Light VIN: 2FMZA51413
One for you Ford guys. Got this Windstar that the air bag light flashes code 42 when the vehicle is started. With my Ford dealer scanner PDS I pull a code 2296. There is virtually no info on this code in Mitchell or any cases on Identifix. I found the tsb tell...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low power
Customer brought truck in from dealer. States low power and boost at 1500 rpms on the highway. Customer has Edge tuner and oversized tires. Checked EGR valve and found it a little bit gummy. IDS VGT test passed. I'm leaning towards replacing EGR valve, but I t... Trouble codes: P0069 (map), P0299 (boost performance), P0403 (egr valve), P0405 (egr), P0528 (cooling fan speed sensor)
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start VIN: 1FTWF33P87
Truck was towed to my shop with a no start issue and excessive smoke when it was running. I was able to get the truck to start, and it did have excessive smoke (bluish smoke) And it did have a miss on cylinder #1. I was able to drive it down the road with a cl...
2001 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1FG25M91
Oh boy do I need some good advise, i cannot figure this one out! Van came in with a p0300, p0171, p0174. smoked upper intake for a vacuum leak, found and , replaced plenum gasket. Resmoked intake and no leaks are present, although there is small leak where air... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174 (testing and results)
2002 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L transfer case VIN: 1GKDT13S02
This SUV is a strange one. 2WD car drives great, no vibrations/shimmy at all. Switch it into Auto 4X4 or 4X4 and starting out there is a bad shimmy in the front end. It goes away at about 40 mph and it is ONLY under a load. Have had the vehicle in the air and ...
2006 GMC C5500 Topkick C5E044 6.6L limp mode VIN: 1GDE5E1276
hello iatn members i have a 06 duramax with an allison trans that will go fo 5 to 10 miles normal before it goes into a limp mode and sets a u0100 code. i dont do many diesels but this tow truck brings me a lot of work and the dealer cant get it in for almost ...
1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCE6625A
this honda has code 92 have tried new gas cap.have checked rubber hoses for being split or cracked. Is there a common problem with these that can cause this code .I have no smoke machine .does this code indicate a leak or does it indicate a bad component. Any ... Trouble codes: 92
1996 Honda Accord DX 2.2L AC Circuit VIN: 1HGCE18600
Hi guys been over this diagram several times and read some helpful posts. This vehicle's Compressor Relay is only switched to GRD when cooling fans through ECT switch B are engaged. I'm thinking the PCM but still would like some additional diagnosis. When ecu ...
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG5558X
ok i have 2 honda's with the same problem. i have done a tune-up, i dont think its a disturbtor. i think its a bad map sensor, but i dont want to start replacing parts that i dont have to. jus want some suggestions on what to look at first. the vehicles are co... Trouble codes: P1399 (misfire in all cylinders)
2000 Hyundai Tiburon 2.0L Electronic VIN: KMHJG35F8Y
thanks for taking time to check this one out! car came in with a bad shift flare and harsh engagement. we read about some common problems with pulse generators and tps. we replaced both and reset system. no change in symtoms. we then decided to send to trans s...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Stall VIN: 4S2CK5XWXX
Well all, here I am begging for a bail out from the infinite wealth of wisdom in the automotive world. I have about 6 hairs left on my head from either scratching or pulling. This wonderful vehicle came to me a while back with a hard start and I found the fue...
1987 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1JCMT7843H
As you can see, the owner replaced about everything but the injectors and the ECM, The ECM is aftermarket rebuild. The truck will buck and surge most of the time, but it is worse on a hill, What little sa\can data there is seems normail while it is doing this,...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48SX2
Well techs got another one for you. No start on this one. New cam sensor and gear installed in same way it came out. New crank sensor installed. Coil asm installed. Still no start. Well when first came in it had codes P0122 TPS,P1495 LDP, P0340 No cam signal. ... Trouble codes: P0122 (TPS Voltage Low), P1495 (Leak Dection circuit open/short), P0340 (Nocam signal), P0320 (No crank reference signal at PCM)
2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 2.8L abs lamp VIN: 1J8GL58546
Hello all, We have a 2006 Jeep Liberty and we replaced the abs module. We have a star mobile and performed the initialization to the module and the VIN number is now in module and the abs functionality works. However we now have a flashing yellow abs light al...
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L abs tcs & hdc VIN: SALTY16473
Customer states that this problem was intermittent over the past several months but now the ABS, TCS & HDC stay on (with engine running.) Snap on Modis (Global Mode) pulled P-1590 code, which AllData states is a "rough road signal circut malfunction." I notice...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start VIN: 1LNHM87AX1
Evening guys. This 2001 Lincoln LS was received from another shop. The customer is not happy. At this point I can see why the other shop fired him. Anyway… there is a 700 ma current draw that has been traced down to the idle valve circuit. When the number 10 ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L SRS System VIN: WDBPJ75J51
SRS fault light on. Accessed system with Snap on Modis and pulled codes B-1867, circut 8 fault & B-1315, front passenger occupant (child) fault twice. The B-1315 codes cleared but B-1867 either reset immediately or did not clear. Additional information on the ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L low power VIN: WDBRF61J31
Greetings All, This like new car came to us from a body shop after a minor repair with the complaint of low power when accelerating. Disconnected maf and car ran better, replaced with new bosch , no help. Checked exhaust backpressure on both banks,had 1psi un... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0306
1997 Nissan Sentra 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AB41D4V
According to customer she filled up friday morning and MIL comes on later on the same day. She brings it in and she had a P0440 only so i looked at her fuel level and saw she got gas. I smoked system and it was all good. Shes back a week later. P0440 and P0446... Trouble codes: P0440 (EVAP Emission system), P0446 (EVAP vent controll circuit)
2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Misfire VIN: 3N1CB51D01
swaped cylinder 2 and 3 coil packs and cylinder 3 and 4 plugs and cylinder 1 and 3 injectors and i am still getting a misfire on cylinder 3 for a few seconds after a cold start in the morning or after letting the engine cool off after starting it. Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire)
2002 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1DA31AX2
Don't get alot of Nissan's in the shop so we could use some assistance with this 2002 Nissan Maxima. It has a 3.5 V6 engine and is very well maintained. We have a check engine light with code P0021 Intake Valve Timing Control Bank 2. The customer brought in re... Trouble codes: P0021 (Intake Valve Timing Control Bank 2)
2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L Unknown VIN: J1FUTHYDGE
Greetings Nissan masters, Never had a Titan with Tranny problems so Im gonna run this one by you. Vehicle towed in with trans in limp home, the following codes are present, P1754,P1764 and P1769... I read a few things about TCM problems which I may investigate...
2006 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L ABS motor VIN: 1N4BA41E06
As you drive above 8mph the abs motor starts to run constantly and then when you apply the brakes the abs just shudders this always happens when u first drive the car for the day and will act up consistantly till it warms up. No codes present.All wheel speed s...
2009 Nissan Frontier XE 2.5L cruise control VIN: 1N6BD06T29
This one is for any of the Nissan dealer techs out there, this is my personal truck & I bought it during the cash for clunckers debacle, anyway it does'nt have alot of options, but the one I miss most is cruise this truck is drive by wire, is ther...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L radio stereo VIN: 1G2NW52E91
My wife's cd player died in her 2001 Chev venture and my employee with the 2001 grand am donated his head unit for use since he opted to swap it out for an aftermarket unit. The head unit is a Monsoon unit but does not have the RDS markings on it anywhere. T...
2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L oil pressure VIN: 1G2NF52E73
start engine it blows the seal out of the oil filter, tried different filter no change. has any one seen oil causing thios. maybe the relief valve in oil pump
2006 Pontiac G6 3.5L possible trans VIN: 1G2ZG55886
i have this g6,has a very bad vibration at betreen 1000-1200 rpm.feels almost like a miss,but missfire counts are o all cyl.vibration dampner seems ok.flex plate looks ok.may have trans problem but not sure.thanks for any help,bill
1982 Porsche 924 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WP0AA0927C
car came in to our shop back in nov. (before i started working at this shop) it had several drivability issues-hard start no power cutting out... after the boss replaced the fuel and intank pump it ran better but still cut out and had lack of power on accelera...
2004 Saturn Vue 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 5GZCZ23D14
This vehicle was in a couple days ago for a #3 misfire. I replaced the plugs and that has been resolved. The complaint is now that the vehicle hesitates or cuts out. I hooked up my scan tool and fuel guage. When it happens it feels like the engine is at idle. ... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 Misfire)
2000 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E8Y
thanx for looking in advance still have a lean condition. short term fuel bounces neg n pos side 5% each way. long term stays 10% pos. cleared code sat but no lite since. it returned with a lean code previously with just a new rear o2 sensor. i feel like the l...
1990 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 16-Valve 2.0L Hesitation VIN: WVWTJ21G8L
i haven't work on one of these in years. so old vw guys this ones for you. 90 jetta with 2.0 16v and mechanical fuel injection. under load at low rpms it has no power, like its miss firing. as soon as it hits about [...] it kicks in and has lots of power, u...
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L low power VIN: WVWAK73C26
Car came in with low power and code P0299.Ross Tech showed there was a problem with boost pressure control valve so we replaced it with updated valve from dealer. Didn't help. checked boost pressure at idle and wopt and stays at 970.0 m bar. Sometimes it chang... Trouble codes: P0299
2000 Volvo S70 GLT SE 2.4L immobilizer VIN: YV1LS61J9Y
Just wanted to say thanks ahead of time for all your help,you guys have definitely done me right in the past. Our customer brought this car in about a year ago for an intermittent starting issue. the car would start then immediately die, if you re try and sta...
2003 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L cluster
Volvo Techs please help! This S80 has a bad cluster (DID?) Diagnosed by the dealer. (It stopped working) I sent the old one out to be repaired by BBA Remanufacturing (they fix all sorts of auto electronics with great success)They say it is not repairable. I fo...

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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L temp guage VIN: WBAGJ8321W
2000 BMW 750iL 5.4L No Start VIN: WBAGJ034XY
I WOULD LIKE TO CLOSE THIS OUT I HAVE NOT YET FIX THIS CAR MY SHOP HAS BEN BISY SO WE DO NOT HAVE TIME TO WORK ON THIS CAR RIGHT KNOW I WOULD JUST LIKE TO THANK EVERY ONE FOR THE REPLIES IT WAS VERY HELPFULL WE WILL GET BACK ON THE CAR LATER AGAIN THANK YOU TO... Trouble codes: 147 (can throttle position), 90 (intermittent system down), 59 (can open circuit to dme1), 108 (supply voltage continuos), 39 (ews manipulation check), 53 (pedal travel sensor 3 assignment).
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBAAN37401
Hello everyone: I begin by apologizing for keeping this open for so long. This customer has an extended warranty, and was disputing who would pay while it was in my shop. Thanks for your patience and all replies. P1342 and p1343 are cyl #1 misfires correspond... Trouble codes: P0174 (sys lean b2), P0171 (sys lean b1), P1345 (p1343-), P1343 (p1342-), P1342.
1996 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LT 7.4L No Start VIN: 3GNGK26J2T
thanks all that replyed. ended up being a no spark under compression only. pull the spark plug wire and tested for spark just fine. lots on spark at plugs. plug them into spark plug and no spark. traced to coil power wire termnial. looks like someone ramm...
1999 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GBJK34JXX
thank you all for the replies.. they did help but not solve the problem... Actually i have found the crank sensor to be too close to the crank.. cause.. the crank end play is bad.. i guess it is walking around ... the sensor had some marks on it.. so i pulled ... Trouble codes: P0339 (crnk pos snsr intermittent), P0341 (crnk pos snsr out of range).
2007 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Cuts out VIN: 1GCGG25V87
Got it to finally act up for me, turns out the fuel pump was loosing its ground. The ground wire is at the rear of the left frame rail by the rear of the gas tank.
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No heat VIN: 3B7HF12Z7X
I have no real good explanations for this truck. I don't believe it has a heater core problem, because if I make the truck warm by pinching off the upper radiator hose,(as Ken suggested) it does gets warm. Right now, i've got the fan removed from the truck an...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L gauges, no start VIN: 1D7HU18D53
Well, it's like chasing a ghost. The problem disappears anytime I wish to look directly at it. I'm leaning towards a PCM, but make no guarantees to the customer. It's either guess at a PCM or wait until the problem is consistent. Thanks to all! I will report i...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Fuel in oil VIN: 3D3LV38CX4
Most replies hit the nail on the head. I removed all injectors and sent them away for testing. Turns out that 4 of the 6 injectors were leaking, and all of them had nozzle damage. I have ordered 6 modified injectors and am just waiting for them to arrive.Thank...
2008 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 6.7L overdrive VIN: 3D7ML48AG2
This truck is one of my wreckers talked to several other wrecker companys that have the same trucks 2 of them had same problem and they replace the solinoid packs in the trans. I replaced the solinoid pack a week ago and it is still working fine. Thanks to all...
1995 Ford Probe SE 2.0L timing VIN: 1ZVLT20AXS
thanks for trying to help, but most of u said to use the bar. which i had origanaly stated that i did with no luck. it ended up being the "I" and "E" on cam pulleys that needed to be lined up. Had to turn distributor 1 notch off, and now its good.
1997 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTHE24L2V
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35S9Y
Thank you guys for the imput. I replaced the coil for No. 1 cyl and replaced MAF sensor. Cleared codes and been doing test driving for past several days. No codes have returned. I ruled out maf sensor a while back cause it always showed to be working in da... Trouble codes: P0174 (system too lean bank 2).
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77EX1
Hey guys so we got it out the door. My tech must have done something wrong because I had him pull of the upper intake and check everything again and he put it back together and it works perfectly. So there it is. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0301.
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Long Crank To Start VIN: 1FAFP53262
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you we had scheduling problems with the customer. Thanks for all the replies. It turned out on this Taurus the IAC needed to be replaced. Per one of the responces we had the customer try stepping on the gas lightly when i...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Left rear brake VIN: 1FTPX145X5
Hello and thank you to everyone that replied.Most of the replies said to either check or change the lr brake hose.But after removing the caliper and the brake fluid flowed good with no pressure I pushed on the pedal and had a good stream of fluid.I also read i...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FTSW21506
Got a lot of good Ideas. Alot of which have already been check or replaced. As stated this is my brothers truck and he lives in WVA. I have seen this truck once after he dod a lot of front end work. I put on my alignment rack and check it for him. It was in sp...
2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 2FAHP71W36
Thank-you to all who replied to this issue. I flushed cooling system w/ Simply Green and removed most of the contamination.
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L long crank time VIN: 1FTWW31P96
basically wanted to know if i could by pass ipr manually recieved many replies on how to do this one special thanks to tom from NJ for his reply on napa's diagnostic dice thanks for taking your time to reply with such a totally useless post obviously its users...
2006 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Hesitation VIN: GHYTTTDR12
Thanks to all that replied, I had a positive result with the vehicle I found that there was a fine build up of carbon around the throttle body valve that after cleaned has fixed the problem.
1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCB7667L
Thanks for all the replies. Cam timing was off as nearly everyone suggested. Thought we checked but apparently not well enough.
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 5FNRL18973
Sorry, this got double-posted. We checked the torque on the rear head bolts and found four stripped. Installed helicoiols in those bolts and reinstalled head, I think this is OK, the owner has it and he has complained about some oil leaking, but it is not o...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L connector VIN: KMHDN45D11
replaced input speed sensor,tie wrapped harness to sensor.i have a parts man in san antonio looking for the pig tail,thanks for the help
2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: KM8JN72D25
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L window motor VIN: JWKCV54643
Car is fixed. Special Thanks to stephen in Cali. If you review this repair- follow his very well laid out relearn procedure and you should be succesfull. I got a lot of great info from everyone so Thanks to all.
2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L pass airbag VIN: JNKCV51F45
I sent the vehicle to the dealer turns out it needs a new module,sensor etc. 1500.00 in parts only.
1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Srs VIN: SAJGX2040X
thanks guys problem ended up being a ignition hot fuse that was blown. it was a fuse hidden under a yellow cap, inside the drivers side of the dash fuse panel. also there was another blown fuse hidden under another yellow plastic cap inside the engine bay fuse...
2005 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80DX5
Fixed, turns out it was the bellows as well as that purge valve. Thanks again IATN! Trouble codes: P2179 (system too lean off idle), P2187 (system too lean at idle).
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Starting VIN: WDBNG70J61
I'm closing this as fixed because even though I have not techincally fixed it, we have diagnosed the problem by following the CAN diagnostic chart supplied by Steve. Turns out this vehicle must have been it a flood or driven through a small lake because we fo...
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBTK56G16
Thanks for the help on this one. I have not fixed the car yet but am sure from all the answers the cam solenoid will do the job. Customer picked up car and light has not come back on. He will bring back if light comes back on and let me install the new solenoi... Trouble codes: 0060 (P000B Continuous canshaft adjustment right /incorrect position of the exhaust camshaft).
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21A4W
Thanks to all who replied.Those who mentioned the o-rings between the block and rear timing cover hit the nail right on the head.After cleaning,adding dye to oil and moving a wire bracket,was able to see point of leak with black light and a mirror.Is coming be...
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L Fuel Gauge, Temp Gauge VIN: 1G3NK52F12
Hello I have received a lot of replies. Some how the part of the post that says we can not recreate the customers complaint has been misread by a few. We have ran the vehicle with the scanner hooked up but the gauge has never risen above normal for us, only fo...
2000 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES46C9Y
Well, the car is "fixed" to speak. the snap-on scanner could not identify the code because it was actually a auto trans code-p0743 TCC Solenoid. The only way I could identify the code was to use a generic scanner. I guess the Snap-On brick could not recog... Trouble codes: 01859 (Undocumented code).
1991 Saab 900 2.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3AK35E0M
First thanks to Justin, Jason, Luis, and Bart who all got it right. The "injector faulty" code is a useless code in that the logic for it is a rich condition must be a leaking injector. Everybody said to check the air mass meter. First I checked the ho2s s... Trouble codes: 42450 (fuel /air mixture too lean ho2s cannot adjust permanent), 22452 (fuel/air mixture too lean while driving intermittent), 58371 (Injector faulty).
2006 Scion xA 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTKKT62456
thanks to all that replied, i knew how to test the actuator and was aware of the bulletin on replacing the cam gear, what i wanted to know was if complete timing chain removal was needed! as aldata said labor was 1.2 hrs, jamie [...] replied it was possible t... Trouble codes: P0012 (cam position a timing over retard bank 1).
1997 Suzuki Sidekick JLX Sport 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD21V1V
Customer has not returned for repair. We suspect the mass air is at fault and several techs replied with the same concern in their shop, aftermarket mass air will not work. Customer is still choking at the cost and searching the internet for a used replacment ... Trouble codes: 103 (mass air high).
1985 Toyota Corolla LE 1.6L power steering pump VIN: FT2AE82E0F
Hello, everybody! Thanks for sending me all clues which is big helps for me. The main problem was the remanufactured parts were defect in turns such as partially plugged in P/S pump and partially stuck in RACK&PINION. I should check the remanufactured parts be...
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No communication VIN: 2T1BB02E7T
Thanks to everyone that replied. It turns out that it was a combination of two factors going on. The DLC terminal pin tension was slightly low for the highly-used state emissions testing machine OBDII connectors, making for intermittent communication (that we ...
2001 Toyota RAV4 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEHH20V51
We r/r the timing chain and found the chain to be rather worn. The customer isn't very good about oil changes and the engine had a lot of varnish, so it would be easy to see chain wear. New chain seems to have fixed the problems! Of the three replies, I had on... Trouble codes: P1346.
2008 Toyota Sequoia Limited 5.7L Safety VIN: 5TDBY67A18
thanks,the car comeback,i registrated it again,the first number of the tire pressure transmitter ID is 8,registrated with the IDs,[...],everthing is ok.
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