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2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L timing VIN: WAULT64B32
hi audi techs i am doing timing on this audi and i have these snapon tools for adjusting cams. i just dont understnad the procudure of adjusting exhaust cams. i tried to turn exhaust cam nothings move . is that normal? everything else is aligned. please help \...
1995 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Horn VIN: 1G4HR5219S
When I took off the airbag to replace the turn signal switch (with radio control on horn pad sides)I noticed that the horn had been disabled by pulling the springed power clip out of the hole. The ground clip was placed inside one of the puller holes. My only ...
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start VIN: 1G6CD53B6M
This thing is taking way to much time, This vehicle is no start/no crack. Jump the starter enable relay and vehicle will crank/start and stop. I have tracked it to the Pass-Key module. We have replaced the Pass-Key module with a used one from a running vehicl...
1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L reverse lamp switch VIN: 1G1AY0781E
Hello, I hesitate to bring a parts issue to you guys, but all other options have turned up nothing. I am trying to find a backup lamp switch for this car, and everybody's listing gives me a switch that's just a little bit different than the one I'm looking for...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Extended crank time, VIN: 1G1JC1244T
After more than 10 minutes shut off, the car is hard to start. It acts like it is not getting any fuel. The strange thing is, it will only start while pumping the accelerator pedal. I know a fuel injected car isn't supposed to act like this, but with foot off ...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19T7Y
Truck came in with p0137, noticed reading .40 mv all the time. Watched other bank sensor 2 and voltaged moved. Tested power for heater 12. volts, ground is good, tried another ground same result, low voltage all the time. the purple and white wire is the high ... Trouble codes: P0137 (Bank 1 sensor 2 low voltage)
2001 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1NE52J11
Car came in for emission failure and check engine light on.Had codes p0341 and p0442.Also no start at times have to push gas pedal to get started.Replaced camshaft position sensor for cam code and gas cap for evap code.Car passed.No check engine light and no h...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 1GCHK23162
mornin,fellow techs.another one for the duramax techs.looks like we might get to work on this one.its an 02 so its out of warrantee for time.she's got white/grey smoke,misfire and oil dilution.[which is usually enough to qualify for warrantee repair on an inje...
2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Ebcm VIN: 1GCDM19X93
This van came in with ABS, Air Bag, and SES lights on. It had P1626, U1041, and U1064 codes. I checked powers and grounds and data lines. So I replaced the EBCM, cleared codes from engine and still no communication ABS or Air Bag. Engine, transmission, BCM and...
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, vibration at all rpm VIN: 1G1JH14F73
Car came in with a vibration when the AC is turned on, sometimes it would vibrate without the AC. Repaired the idle issue with timing kits. However, it still has a vibration through all rpms from the engine when the AC is on, it goes away if the AC is turned ...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Instrument Cluster VIN: 2B3HD46R6X
Vehicle has had a problem with battery dying. We found a 1.2 amp drain going through fuse 7. Tracing everything down, we traced it to the instrument cluster. When the cluster is removed, the drain goes away. Customer declined a new instrument cluster, so we pu...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L 2-3 Shift VIN: 1B7HF13Y1X
This is my first post since I became a member the very first year iATN started, Thank you in advance. Trans rebuilt at another shop-foward clutch & drum wiped. Trans shop rebuilt transmission and found that after warm up trans starts out in 2nd gear-about 136...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP74L52
They replaced the plugs an wires also the coil assy the car is running rough at all times the coil is not firing the num six terminal an some time the num three tried a known good coil as theres was a used unit same thing all fuses are good this ford guy would... Trouble codes: P0306, P0303, P0320
2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N41
Vehicle came in with a rattle noise in engine. Engine had timing chain noise, remove front cover and found the left secondary chain guide broken. Replace primary and secondary timing chain and tensioners and guides. After re-assembling the front of the engine,... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coil 1 primary circuit), P0352 (Ignition coil 2 primary circuit), P0355 (Ignition coil 5 primary circuit), P0357 (Ignition coil 7 primary circuit), P0358 (Ignition coil 8 primary circuit)
2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Starting and Lighting VIN: 1D4GP25RX3
Hello All I could use some help on this one.I have checked archives and have seen many related fixes but non that are the same as my problem.I have a government vehicle that does not travel very far as you can see by the kms.What has been happening is the batt...
2001 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L Starting VIN: 1B3AJ56U01
this vehicle has a no crank no start condition and no communication to pcm.I can access other modules but not pcm. when I pulled codes through the tcm it said ignition count:0.I replaced battery when it first came in because it failed load test. removed afterm...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HA1BK24
Hello Gentlemen, This truck came to me from another garage they replaced 6 coils, plugs, oxygen sensors. The fault is a bad misfire it runs on 4 cylinders the 2 with the codes will not fire, all coils are new and OK I checked the offending cylinders for a puls... Trouble codes: P2305 (ign. coil secondary circuit B), P2317 (ign. coil secondary circuit F)
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMRU17L8W
This vehicle is driving me crazy. It idles very poorly but going down the road it runs fine. Compression in all cylinders is good. There are no codes and mode 6 shows no misfires. BARO reading is 26.03 inHg. MAF at idle is 7.40 g/s. Intake vacuum reading at id...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F21
Truck came in with constant misfire on #2. Buzz test confirmed a quieter than normal injector on #2. We replaced it with a used (tested) injector from a wrecking yard. The misfire now only occurs when cold, but go's away when warmed up now. Since the problem i... Trouble codes: P1272 (Injector cyl2 high to low circuit open), P0266 (cyl2 injector circuit contribution balance fault only codes when cold)
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L powerwindow VIN: 1FAFP55S62
hi fellow tech i have power window no working all windows replace master switch and gem moudule both used units whene pressing power window master switch i just get a clicking noise and dome lights blink as i press button no windows are working thank for your ...
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L MIL Lamp on, No power and rattle VIN: 1FTPW12574
The complaint is that the truck will not accelerate above 3000rpm under load and at about that point begins to rattle pretty bad. It feels ok at cruise or light accel. The LT fuel trims= B1+29% and B2+10%. The fuel rail was removed and injector inlets inspecte... Trouble codes: P0171 (B1 lean)
2005 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP2185G
Have a fuel gauge issue. Fuel gauge will drop to 0 and mil will come on. Have one code in ecu p0463 fuel level sender a ckt high, and one in icm p1202 fuel sender ckt open. We initially found a tsb that included all the symptoms and codes stored. We replaced b...
2005 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L tcm or valve body VIN: 1FAFP28145
customer complaint is the vehicle at highway speeds goes into neutral and will not go back into drive untll customer pulls over, shuts car off and then restarts. when it arrived at my shop it had a code po641 and the vehicle had just experienced a neutral cond...
1992 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L engine VIN: JHMBB2150N
this used to be my daily car. the problem is while driving the car just died, happened so many time. wait for about 10 min will start right up again. good for about 2-3 months, and it will stall again. and the car have no spark. checked with inline spark teste...
1996 Honda Accord Value Package 2.2L Inital engagement in drive VIN: 1HGCD5697T
Hello everyone, I have one that Im curious about. This Honda when you place it in drive (D4 or D3) it engages into drive then as you start to accelerate, it feels like it goes into gear again kinda like a "double bump". It only occurs once the trans is shifted...
2005 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L Compressor VIN: JNKCV51F25
Compressor will not engage. Peformed self test According to Alldata. All sensors read nornal temps. Using Modis to monitor body and ac inputs.Body module seesac request and is sending ac request to ECM. ECM shows ac relay and signal off. Has new presuure senso...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 4S2CK58DX1
Hi this vehicle came in with a noise in the engine ,very similar to a old bearing,we allready took of the belt and started and it didnt quit,then we check timming belt and pulleys,tensioners ands they were new i put the stetoscope on the escape manifold and i ...
1990 Jaguar XJS 5.3L brake VIN: SAJNW4848L
need to see if anybody has had xjs pull to right when braking moderatly, but when braking hard doesnt pull to right cabliper and rotors and brake pads look new, is the abs pump a common problem with this vehicle
2006 Jeep Commander (Truck) 4.7L Compressor VIN: 1J8HG48N46
This vehicle HVAC stopped working while crossing the desert and has had no compressor engagement since.This manuel A/C system is not connected to the CAN bus. I have checked the refrigarent level (rear air system 2.5lbs). looked at the high side pressure on th...
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Electronic VIN: 1J4HR48N66
A quick one for you Mopar guys. This '06 Grand Cherokee tranny will not quick learn because the pcm thinks the trans fluid temperature is -30 degreess. The odd part is the trans temp sensor is reading the proper voltage at startup and changes properly as the f...
1996 Lexus SC300 3.0L control panel VIN: JT8CD32Z6T
I'm hoping someone has seen this before. I have this SC300 hear that when it came in the A/C control panel didn't work at all. checked for power and ground coming to it and it had it. customer wanted to go with used control head. we got it and installed it and...
2000 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L radio VIN: NO VIN
radio comes on normal,changes stations,vol bars go up,cd acts normal on ejection channells,radio comes totally perfect but no audio period,scan ok
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Battery VIN: WDBJF65FWA
Battery goes dead in two days,removed all fuses,relays,no change 99mamp draw.unplugged lighting module(roof).seat mod.(both),,phone.ins. Cluster,bcm,trans,sam,still no please!!! accs. Added
2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 4Matic 4.3L Instrument Cluster VIN: WDBNG83J55
Hello Benz technicians, I have this 05 S 430 4 Matic with the instrument cluster illumination going crazy. All the warning lights and gauges are working ok. Must of the cluster illumination is out, a portion of it goes on at times and you can ear a frying soun...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L 1-2 Shift VIN: 4A3AA46G51
hello group galant came in on hook,,,had 765,755 codes,checked fluid looks good,,i cleared codes and then trans does shift,,then light comes back on and goes back to limp mode,,,with scanner i can make the soleniods buzz,,they dont click like GM's do tho...i w...
2001 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 6MMAP67P41
This car is my daughters. Tensioner for the timing belt locked up and took out water pump and crank sensor. I put this back together with new tensioner kit, belt and waterpump. Drove it 1 1/2 hours to drop it off to her and it ran great. Got to her location an... Trouble codes: P0154
1984 Nissan Sentra 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, surges at idle VIN: JN1PB14S8E
So this regular customer brings in there car for a clicking under hood when cold, could not verify problem because customer would not leave over night. Then months later cust brought in vehicle with a surging idle, it would idle perfect then all of a sudden it...
2003 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L heat VIN: 3N1CB51D93
we have a 2003 nissan sentra that loses heat through the vents after a couple minutes of driving. the upper and lower radiator hoses are very hot to the touch and the heater hoses are hot only about half way back from the motor. at the heater core both hoses a...
2003 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AZ08T93
Check vehicle found I thought bad 02 sensor bank1s1,replaced p0031 came back check grounds and wires. All Data has wrong wire color at computer per test.Please help.. Trouble codes: P0031, P0037
2001 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Misfire, Vibration VIN: WPOCA29941
car starts and idles smoothly. runs fine to just above 3000 rpm, then vibrates, makes strange sounds out exhaust and looses power till below 3000 rpm. then smooth running. sometimes it will continue to miss on one or two clyinders untill switched off and resta... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire- fuel system), P0301, P0302, P0304, P0395
2002 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L Clutch VIN: WP0AB29952
Clutch pedal went to the floor, clutch reservoir is empty, clutch fluid (chf 11s ) leaking out from left front fender. I refilled the reservoir and had an assistant pump the pedal, the fluid is squirting out from the reservoir. There is a tsb for modifying the...
2001 Renault clio 2000CC no spark VIN: VF1CBOMOF2
this car came in on tow no spark and no communicatoin with any ecu when pluged into.I have cheched all fuses(ok)there is no voltage to ign coil on top of engine i removed ecu opened all looks ok i also fitted new crank shaft sensor and wiring harness any advic...
2001 Saturn LW300 3.0L 2-3-4 shifts VIN: 3255632688
Hi all, just got in this saturn with nice shifts 1-2 but no other shifts available. Scanned the tranny computer and got no codes BUT pids like coolant temp -40, prnd shows ???, tps 0, and rpm is wacky. RPM actually shows 1800 with engine off, volts varies from...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4356345634
keeps kickinn the 1422 code? Trouble codes: P1422
2004 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Engine VIN: 4TB1BE32K5
Customer brough in vehicle stating that he was driving vehicle and oil light came on he added oil thinking engine oil was low. During inspection of vehicle noticed oil was overfilled with about 3qts. Drained oil and refilled with proper amount of oil. Test dro...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L No Start VIN: 3VWSE29M9X
Ok I give, Need help please!! Sucks to be me, could be fishing for salmon about now..arrrgg. Just going to love this one "the true classic". Vehicle brought in on a hook, Customer just purchased car, States that car stalled now won't run. Performed basic test...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall
My question is:There is possible to perform a throttle body adaptation without WAG-COM,or any other scan tool,on 2001 VW Jetta 2.0 eng.with electronic throttle body ??? Thanks for the help!
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWVD63B83
repaired several vacuum leaks, replaced 3 coils and all spark plugs, customer always runs 87 octane when premium is called for we alwayws fill with premium and it ran well. now the rough idle will not go away in closed loop. runs well down the road with plenty... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0171
1998 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW534XW
Vehicle idles fine for about 3-5 minutes, then you see a surge of the RPM gauge, when this happens ECM light comes comes on. Check codes and P0102 is recorded. Flow chart for codes was done according to Mitchell. The input signal reading in Ohms is .6, mitchel... Trouble codes: P0102 (Mass Air Flow Signal bLow Inputy)
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L CV jount? VIN: YV1SZ58D92
This car vibrated on hard or moderate acceleration, after the "testing" list of repairs below it seems to be much better but still has vibration at moderate accelleration. One of the archived items suggested a front mount for the same or a very similar fault.

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2005 Acura TL 3.2L Drivers power seat VIN: 1DERAKFEN5
A ground under the seat for the module was the cuprit . it was my GFs car so it took a lil while to get around to it lol thanks for all the help
1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA34B5X
Unfortunately, the customer could not go any longer without his car, and we had to button it up with a check engine light. I really hate to do it this way, but you gotta do what you gotta do. Many of the posts were very helpful, and I definitely learned more t... Trouble codes: P1392 (CMP Bank2).
2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L central locking VIN: TRUUT28N02
Hello everyone and thanks to those that helped. This vehicle had a bad central locking control module(I suspect VW's version of a body controller). I got a used one for this vehicle and everything seemed to work good. I had to program her keys to the module...
2006 Audi A4 2.0L Misfire VIN: WAUAF78E86
Thanks for all the help! It was the #4 fuel injector.Installed new injector and no more misfire.Checked the coil connectors but they were good. I think the injector was the trouble all along. Thanks!!! Mickey Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0304 (4 cylinder misfire).
1996 BMW 328i 2.8L tension cables VIN: WBABK8326T
Thanks to Steve Brotherton who send me the complete trainings manual and to Stepan [...], with the idea to book in another customer car to have a look. We looked at a another cabrio to figure out the routing. The drawings are terrible in the manuals. Thansk...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L left front suspension VIN: WBADD5321V
After several hours of playing around I have come to the conclusion this customer needs a steering rack. The price 1850.00 our cost. The kilometers on this vehicle doesn't warrant a repair like this according to the customer. I want to thank everyone who repli...
1994 Buick Regal 3.8L drive belt VIN: 2G4WB15L4R
Customer has not yet returned for me to recheck the items, thank you for all the help. I am pretty sure the pulleys all line up and that there is not any coolant leaks. We are trying to get a hold of a gatorback belt, our suppliers cannot get that belt. I am a...
1994 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L turn signals VIN: 1GBHC34K9R
Thanks to all that replied. Cab chassis vehicles do not have the rear light circuit baord, Voltage dropped tested the grounds front and back and they are ok, .04 volt drop. found the problem on power side of rear the pin in the socket when bulb was installed w...
1995 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.0L left front VIN: 1GCEK19H6S
Almost all responses said caliper . I had lubed the bushings and there was no noticable play in its mounting.But Replaced cal. and haven't heard is since. Thank you all.
1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY22PXT
A Delco distributor fixed it. Imagine that. An aftermarket part not up to OE spec. Never heard of that... Anyway, thanks for the help guys. I suppose I should have figured this out for myself, but was getting panicky. Trouble codes: P0336.
1998 Chevrolet S10 ZR2 4.3L brake line VIN: 1GCCT14W8W
Thank you all for your help on this! As many of you posted I simulated a panic stop to reset the proportioning valve and was able to get pressure to the rear brakes. The Abs Light is still an issue but the customer declined to go any further on it. Thanks agai...
2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1GBJG31U36
Thank you thank you. We first tried just the o-ring seal but that didnt work, so apart it came and we replaced the oil pump. Thank you Rick,Gary,William,Mark,Dan,Steven,and Jacob you guys were right on the money with the oil pump. After replacing it we had 55 ...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK13T46
Thanks to everyone who replied Dennis it the nail on the head it was a scared lifter and cam. Here is Dennis reply. Dennis from New York; Hey Ray, both myself and another IATN member have recently encountered the same problem I think you are experiencing. My c... Trouble codes: P0300 (ramdon misfire).
2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 2C3HE66GX4
As per the post I had already replaced the radiator and checked the water pump and it was ok what I found was in the archives my apprentice is deslexic and I had let him install the head gaskets and torque the head. The head gaskets were on the wrong side. Thi...
1999 Dodge Stratus 2.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ46C0X
Well it's finally fixed. Yes i had to replace the computer three time before I got a good one. Computers so rarely go bad when you replace it you figure it has to be something else. The first computer would not even start the car, no check engine, relays click... Trouble codes: P0601.
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Stall VIN: 3D7KU28C24
Installed a new pressure sensor and the problem went away. Customer took the truck. Thanks again to those who responded. Trouble codes: P0193 (Fuel Sensor Voltage High).
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Temp Gauge VIN: 1FDAF56F7Y
Well we will call this one fixed. Replaced The t-stat no change. Ran with fan removed no change. Power and ground good. Installed Inst Cluster from another 550 no change. ?!?!?!?!?!?.Verified correct sensor no change. Installed aftermarket gauge and all is wel...
2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRW07392
Thank you for all of the replies. I just had a gut feeling about this truck,and of course it was another shop that I was trying to help. The commanded and actual rpm values were not coinciding with each other so reprogramming was mentioned to the customer and ...
2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L master cylinder VIN: 1FMYU92124
Replaced both front calipers as suggested, due to possible air leakage at piston seal.
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW21PX5
Thanks for the replies. I borrowed a low amp probe for my scope. I verified 20amps to each injector. As listed in test results I had already verified good icp , voltages & good ficm pids during a full 15 second cranking period. I think the way I wrote it could... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder 1 missfire), P0269 (Cylinder 3 missfire), P0272 (Cylinder 4 missfire), P0278 (Cylinder 6 missfire), P2617, P2552.
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L c.v joint VIN: KMHDN45D93
thx to everyone on iatn ,customer brought back the vehicle and thanks to tim from fl.hit it right on,,i ended putting some molly grease on and it took care the noise. thank you all
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L ABS control VIN: SAJNV4842K
I have delivered this car. At the owner's request, I drove the car for several days after the complete flush. The pedal was better, i.e. more firm after the flush than it was before the flush, and there was no hint of a "pedal to the floor" failure during my t...
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L cylinder #6 VIN: SALTW12462
Cause of the water intrusion was from the # 6 liner to block. I did not have to press the liner out of the block. Sean from NY has had experience with the warranty company. Yea they threw me right under the bus! more on this at the end of this "fix" post. Th...
1959 Mercedes-Benz 220S 2.2L glass seals VIN: 37Z7514552
Thanks to all who responded, I have seen one of the vendors listed but some others I have not. I will now be able to locate parts to this car-it'll be a beaut when done. Thanks again guys-you make this site worth while! Charles [...] Stratford, NJ
1996 Mercury Villager (Van) LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV11W3T
thanks lot all input from everyone of you.i appreciated your answer. customer took to dealer.when i get feed back from cutomer . i will post. thanks. Trouble codes: P0325, P0335.
2001 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55511
thank you to all that replyed to my request. i did find that it had a vacuum leak. it would not show up when engine was warmed up, but when it was cold i finnally found it. it was the intake manifold gaskets i had sprayed carb cleaner at the upper manifold con... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0455, P0300.
1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN1HJ01F0N
I would like to thank everyone who sent suggestions on repairs for this 92 Nissan maxima. I encounterd multiple problems with this vehicle. The exhaust system at the cat. conv. shows evidence of some restriction, I also encountered severe corrosion problems in... Trouble codes: 33 (O2 circuit prob), 34 (Detonation sensor or circuit).
2001 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JN52R31
found the car had a bad bcm causing all of this.most of the replies were all right on and this seemed to be the direction everyone was going.checked all powers and grounds to it prior to condemning it.also bcm had to be programmed at dealer prior,along with th... Trouble codes: B0296, U0100, U2105.
2003 Saturn L300 3.0L door lock VIN: 1G8JW54R33
Thanks for the help but customer didnot want to go any further at this time with the repair. Found parking lights staying energized when using the remote keyless entry/lock which was the draw.
1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK4358V
Sorry I was so [...] in closing this help request, I just wanted to make sure this thing was fixed. The customer has been logging 60 miles a day and has not had a problem. We went ahead and replaced the neutral safety switch and hopefully thats the end of it.... Trouble codes: P1507.
1996 Suzuki Sidekick JX Sport 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JS3TD21V4P
The third o2 (counting the one it came with) worked, and showed me that fuel control worked with the MAF disconnected/connected and code cleared. This ruled out nearly everthing but the MAF, which has a signal (idle and with throttle) but one that is far enoug...
1998 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN87R4W
We learned that injector failure is very common on these systems. It is easy to backprobe them at the PCM and to recomend all 6 injectors be replaced as a set. Our shop is in transition so we didn't get to do all the testing we wanted and the customer has put ... Trouble codes: P0306.
1999 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: 4T1BF18B2X
I WANT TO THAK YOU ALL FOR YOUR TIME & INPUT ON THIS CAR! At this point I will close this request Due to the customers lack of funds & needing the car. What I found is that the idler pulley between the cam gears is the cause of the belt wanting to walk ...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L Driver's door switch VIN: 3VWPA81H5X
The replies were divided mainly between the window control and a possible broken connection in the bundle running between the door post and the door. It was the door post connections I went to first due to that being the proper 1st step. Eliminate the wires an...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on, No Communication VIN: 3VWSB69MX1
Thanks to all that replied,it was the aftermarket radio we unplugged the radio and communication was restored.Customer had the vehicle into the dealer last year to have this same problem fixed,but they did was to unplug it and inspect it. Thanks Marty
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTG61J82
Thanks to everyone that respnded. The fault code was P0411. We had thought of the relay and fuse idea, found that if the relay craps out it creates a fault for such. The fix for this was the actuator for the change over valve on the intake. Part #[...]...
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L hard start VIN: YV1JA894XM
The problem was the check valve and the under carriage fuel pump on the outlet side of fuel pump. Ordered one from Volvo ($25.00 us). Separated easily. Previously clamped off return so I suspected pump but thanks to Alfier,Bruce, David, Robert and Doug for you...
2003 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L window motor VIN: YV1SW58D93
Thanks to all who replied and you DO NOT need the VIDA in order to solve our problem. Special thanks to Barney [...] for the following: KEY ON WINDOW UP LOCATE THE CORRECT FUSE FOR THE DOOR YOU ARE WORKING ON. PUSH ONE TOUCH DOWN BEFORE THE WINDOW HITS THE B...
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