Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for May 27, 2010
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
(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
1999 Acura CL Premium 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 19UYA2253X
Good afternoon,I have a 99 acura cl with a drop out hesitation between 32 and 38 miles an hour at cruise only.It is more prevalent after car heats up.At mid cruise between 32 and 38 miles an hour rpms will drop from 1800 to 450 and act like the car is visicaly...
2005 Acura RL 3.5L Unknown VIN: JH4KB16595
The car has a torque converter shudder and it only happens now and then. Mainly between 3rd, 4th & 5th. Has anyone else experienced this problem with this car? It is so intermittent I don't really don't know how to get good test values. This is not an engine m...
2009 Acura TSX 2.4L Rpm, Mph, Temp, Radio VIN: JH4CU25619
I have a 2009 Acura TSX which was recentley repaired after a front end impact. Thier is no comunication with the HDS scanner. Checked the 16pin and 4pin and thier is power. Also the RPM, MPH, Temprature Gauges, and Radio, do not work. Any help is greatley appr...
1998 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WAUCB28DXW
The first question I have is more related to my scanner. I am trying to do the throttle acuator relearn and can not find on mitchell the process. If anyone knows the process especially for the Matco Determinator I have the european files. I think I have to ent... Trouble codes: 16507 (tps low voltage), 17952 (throttle actuation signal high), 17953 (throttle valve regulation malfunction), 01274 (air flow flap motor)
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L PCV Plate VIN: WBAGJ8329W
The noise came back and wanted to know if anyone has had multiple bad plates or something else that needs to maake the repair last longer thana year
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBAEV33405
Customer complaint is intermittant no start, cranking fine but not catching. Tested fuel pressure when not starting 45PSI. No codes. When it starts (just keep cranking and eventually it starts), it smokes black few a few seconds. If you cycle key several t...
1996 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L hvac controller VIN: 1G4CU5213T
Cleaned the batt. terminals on this 96 buick park ave ultra and now the hvac controller is on celcuis and cant get it switched back. There is no english/metric button(that I can find) and nothing in the owners manual, alldata or IATN please help!
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 1G4HP54K6Y
Car came in no a/c.Evacuate and recharge,compressor runs,cooling fans do not,I can make fans run with scan tool.Wiring diagram is pretty poor any help would be apperciated.Car does not cool with fans on
2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Stall VIN: 2G4WB55K31
I have a 01 Buick 3.8L, customer complains of stalling. After scanning, finding no codes, fuel pressure is within spec. It took several test drives to get the car to stall. It acts like it runs out of fuel, with no drop in fuel pressure though. After stall the...
2000 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Ride Control VIN: 1G6KS54Y4Y
Customer purchased struts elswhere and wants us to install them. The vehicle has electronic ride control and the struts he purchased are ACDELCO struts front part#503-389 and rear part #504-547. These are regular struts and not designed to replace the electron...
1960 Chevrolet Corvette 4.6L Air cleaner VIN: 00867S1007
1960 Corvette, 283CI, Solid Lift Cam Iím finding motor oil inside the air filter element inside the air cleaner. There are no penetrations of the air cleaner other than the carb inlet. This condition began when I replaced the stock cast iron intake manifold a...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Electronic VIN: 1GNDT13WXS
Had trans. shop do re-build with new parts, also with new wiring harness and all new shift sol. rev. is good but still takes off in third, manal shift to low and still will only go to second gear not low, plug in new ing. switch same problem no codes. Scaner s...
1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29J8W
Came back to me NO performance issues just check engine light, Scanning the truck I see the bank 1 down stream O2 sensor read very low .01mv sometimes jumps up to .06 and bank 2 downstream sensor is cycling between .2 and .6 (i consider normal)is it? These are... Trouble codes: 137 (O2 low voltage bank 1 sensor 2), 172 (Fuel trim rich bank 1), 175 (Fuel trim rich bank 2)
1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1NE52J4X
Car originally came in last Fall with P1133. No problems, just light. Test drove, cleared, sent her home. About a month ago, car came back. Light on, same code, no issues felt driving, etc... Another worker in the shop pulled this ticket, scanned car, dunked a... Trouble codes: P1133 (Pre-Cat Insufficient Switching)
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LT 4.3L Starter VIN: 1GNCT18WYK
Came to the shop on the hook, No crank, Replaced started and started right up, Backed out of the shop, no problem untill it was put in drive, when put in drive, the started engages and that started tries to start the engine which is already running. Looked und...
2002 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Engine VIN: 2G1FP22K82
The customer was getting on the freeway and started loosing power to the point that it died. He said it restarted revved up to about 5K-RPM then died & would not start sounded like a dead battery, click,click,click. Tow truck arrives some time later eng. crank...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L 2-3 solenoid circuit B VIN: 1GNEK13T52
First, Thank You for taking the time to look at this request. Customer complained of a lack of power when starting from a stop. Check Engine light was on. Scanned and came up with P0758, 2-3 Shift Solenoid 'B' circuit fault. After going through the archives an...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK23254
Lly series durmax. 4 weeks ago the customer filled up with gas, drove it untill it died. That same day we drained, flushed and refilled with fresh diesel. Started up and appeared to run o.k. However, if left to sit overnight or on an incline it will go into to...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GCEC19X64
Hi all, this truck was towed in battery dead. Charged the battery and found it still will not crank over and the dash and DRLs will stay one even with the key out of the ignition switch. Found a TSB with the same symptoms for the ignition switch being out of t...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCHK29274
Researched the codes a little and saw no obvious rubs in the wiring. Pulled and twisted the wiring a little cleared codes started the vehicle,did the relearn,drove through 3 shift cycles(running good)after the 4th stop bang back again, including the TCC code a... Trouble codes: P0203, P2149, P0742
1985 Chrysler Fifth Avenue 5.2L compressor VIN: 1C3BF66P0F
This is my sons car. He just bought it from a friend about 3 months ago. Needs work and he is slowly fixin' things as money permits. The A/C hasn't worked in I guess quite awhile. Leaks out the front seal 'bout as fast as you can put it in. Already got prices ...
1999 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L No sync pulse VIN: 1NMNMHYYRR
Vehicle has an issue with Tachometer reading 1800rpm when the ignition is on, and engine idle at 800, the readings on data fram are flashing 'SYNC LOST' and also 'CAM' and 'CRANK' are flashing YES/NO. I would like to un-hook the cam and crank sensor to see ho...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL45U91
Intermittently the car just won't crank. Turn the ignition key and nothing happens. Some of the light come on on the dash but I notice that the check engine light does not come on. While leaving the key to the on position 30 seconds later the check engine ligh...
1992 Dodge D250 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1B7K326C4N
Truck came in originally with broken injector pump gear. I know that it was running good before the gear broke. After replacing the gear housing(broken also) and the gear I could not get truck to start. lots of white smoke while cranking. sent injector pump of...
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 8.0L Seat Belts VIN: 1B7MF33W4W
Vehicle came in with both seatbelts stuck. Checked Airbag codes: none. We came to the conclusion that the door jamb switches were bad, but even if we jumpered them to apply a ground signal to the SCTM, the seat belts still did not work. We verified grounds for...
2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B7GL22X21
Got this dakota with an interesting problem. Customer has a long history of attempted repairs. Customer says truck has always had low power and has had a slight rough idle ever since he got it, about 3 years ago. The most pronounced problem and the one I'm try...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L not starting VIN: 3D7KS28C66
truck did start at first but oly for a couple of seconds and then turned off.
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L a/c compressor VIN: 3D7KS28C66
the truck left working a/c blowing cold and came back the compressor was not engueging.(originaly came in for a locked up compressor) well changed the compressor out for another new one and still won't turn on tried to check for signal from a/c switch but inco...
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 4.7L Reverse VIN: 1D7HA18N16
Vehicle was driven in to be checked for engine oil leak. Noticed popping / grinding noise when shifting from Park into reverse. Sounds like it is coming from torque converter and transferring through driveline. Checked driveline / u-joints no slack present. Do...
1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L 4x4 Switching VIN: 2FTPX28L8W
after inspecting wiring and connections, and the first road test it wound not act up at all, we replaced the 4x4 switch figuring the switch was intermitant, it worked fine for a week, now is back doing it again, stays in 4wd high, will switch to 4wd low but wi...
2001 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTNE24M61
Helo. I have a very good one my cousen gat this truck on a accution, and ask me to make the convertion. I took all the CNG system, and instal the gasolin system, it yest run to rich. I try with a new afer market PCM same thing, Call the local ford dealer they...
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45SXY
Please help,I really need help on this, engine will not start, scanner shows fuel system open, should be closed, engine will start with starter spray only but dies right out of course,so i have spark. This camper sat all winter, is their a relearn procudure th...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L low on power VIN: PX5EC31355
Well Guys I'm back on the 6.0 rodeo, so can someone Pleeeeaasee pass the aspirin. I just repaired the HPO fitting between the pump and branck connector put it all back together and it drove well for about 50 miles. Now it drivers like it has a fuel pressure is...
2007 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V87
this truck came in running poorly,had codes p0012,p0018,p0022 and p305.scanned vct sensors and found timing was showing 40.96(according to alldata)this in with in specs.when this truck gets to normal operating temp,its start to spark knock and run poor.sounds ... Trouble codes: P0012, P0018, P0022, P0305
2005 Honda Accord LX 2.4L VTEC/VTC oil pressure. VIN: 4HGCM56415
Vehicle has a persistent code 22-03, rocker arm oil pressure switch circuit low voltage. Unplugging the VTEC switch will induce code 22-02 vtec oil pressure switch high voltage. We've already replaced the VTEC oil pressure switch and learned it was normally cl...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Expansion valve VIN: KM8SC73D42
The operating pressures (60 psi low side & 126 psi high side) becamme normal and system cooled for a very short time after the 4th expansion valve. Now the pressures are back to the values when the vehicle came in. The system was completely flushed at some poi...
1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L rear hatch VIN: JNRAR07Y9X
I got this QX4 in today and the rear hatch relese and the rear wiper do not work. The rear washer is. I looked at the wirring diagrams in Alldata and i can see that power runs through the wiper switch. I am havving a hard time with this because the wire colour...
2002 Isuzu Axiom 3.5L fuel guage on empty VIN: 4S2CE58X42
vehicle fuel gauge is on empty(has full tank) tried new sending unit no change in gauge po 463 is present any help is greatly appreciated thank you Trouble codes: 463 (fuel level sensor circuit high)
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48SX4
Hello all! This Jeep came in to us after failing it's emissions test. Limit for hc was 1.2 reading was 18.0! Limits for co was 15.0, reading was 168.9!!! We brought it in and checked the readings, rear upstream o2 sensor and downstream (after cat) sensors were... Trouble codes: P0174, P0122
1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7236V
This Kia Sportage has no pulses on two injectors (#1 and #3) We are able to pulse injectors by grounding terminals at ECM connector. We checked CAM and Crank signals. Both signals are looking fine on scope. Crank signal is a clear sine wave while cam is a squa... Trouble codes: P0301, P0303
2005 Kia Spectra EX 2.0L Unknown VIN: KNAFE12125
HELLO AND THANKS IN ADVANCED got this spectra the spedo works sometimes and sometimes not i checked for codes both in vin specific and global obd2 nothing on a failed speed sensor what is what i suspect the question is which on is failing there ae 3 vechicle s...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Left Front Suspension Air Bag VIN: SALMF11464
after replacing the coolant hoses and thermostat, the next day, left front suspension air bag has no pressure. they drove the car that same day was fine in the morning and got problem in the afternoon. the left front suspension air bag has no pressure but the ...
1988 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1LNBM82F2J
Hey everybody. I have an '88 Town Car that I bought about a month ago. The owner before me did very little to maintain the car, so I'm trying to get it back into acceptable form. This morning, I tried to replace the PCV valve, but ran into a problem: I can't f...
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L climate control VIN: 1LNHM86S63
car came in customer complaint was car blows hot as soon as you turn the temperature setting above 60 on the control head. once you turn the dial to 65 or higher it blows hot. Also the customer said the battery went dead a few months ago a the car hasn't seeme...
1993 Mazda B2200 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JM2UF128XP
This truck came to us on the tow truck after several others tried to fix it.When we put it back together so it will run it will start and idle fast but will die as soon as you try to rev engine.idles at about 1800.We had to install a fuel pump and intake manif...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Asr VIN: WDBFA66E7M
Customer comment:ASR light comes on than the motor will stall,if you turn the key off and restart,it will be ok until the light comes back on than stall. I road tested vehicle and confirmed.this system has no self-diagnostic capability and i do not have MB bre...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Electronic VIN: WDBJF65H5X
This vehicle came in with BAS/ASR light on. We scanned and found codes C1000 for ESP and BAS control unit faulty and code C1332 for BAS solenoid valve faulty, as well as C1025 for CAN bus error. Research indicated that the module code was often the module and ...
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Electronic VIN: WDBHA24G5Y
vehicle came in we performed a trans filter and flush service. fluid was black prior, flush done with bg synthetic fluid. vehicle ran fine, came back with check engine light. codes p0720, p1605, p0500, p0600. found connector at trans wet. replace connector cle...
2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L compressor VIN: 4JGCB65E26
Greetings all..First, I would like to thank everyone who is reading this and that can help me solve this problem that I'm having with this 2006 ME/BE R350. The Compressor would stop working during the hot days and would stay off for a long time before it would...
1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4A3AK44Y8W
This car came in on a complaint of running rough on deceleration and idle. The car would die on decel and I found it misfiring on cyl #1. the car has good spark so i checked for fuel injectors working and they are working good. checked comp and did a cyl leakd...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MW51RX2
Vehicle originally came in with a cylinder # 6 (p0306) misfire, had original wires and intake had to come off to check spark plugs. So we recommended wires and spark plugs once we removed wires and plugs we noticed oil soaked plugs and wires.replaced valve cov... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cyl. 5 misfire)
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN8AR05YOW
this car came in with a check eng light on, knock sensor code and an intermitent stalling. i replaced the knock sensor i also found the spark plugs completly worn out and the fuel filter plugged. i replaced those 2 items .road tested it.never got it to stall.c...
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L suspension VIN: 1N4BA41E85
Hey guys, I got one here that has been all over town for a noise in the front when going over bumps at slow speed. Sounds like someone knocking on the lower right corner of the windshield. We checked all the obvious things that would make such a noise, found n...
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L injector pulse VIN: 1G3NK52F82
with scan tool installed readings look good but after trying to start ignition turned off ,then on, readings are out to lunch iat -40 ect-40 engine load 0%. When readings good iat ambiant temperature ect ambiant temperature engine load 100%. I suspect pcm but ...
2005 Other Chrysler knight 300CID tach VIN: 1RF4245456
This is a Monaco Knight motorhome with a diesel powertrain, the problem is the tach is very erratic bounces all over the place, has good power and ground to tach, believe it is a signal issue, have no way too scan vehicle either, this is a good customer and wo...
1998 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L Speedometer VIN: 2G2FS22K2W
Hello GM Techs, Replaced 1998 OEM rear axle assembly with used 2000(salvage yard) unit. Was able to obtain VIN from donor car. It is a 2000 Firebird equipped with the GU6- 3.42:1ratio axle. Of course, you know my problem at this point. The speedometer indicate...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L lacks power VIN: 1G2NW52EO1
This vehicle was brought to our shop because the customer was convinced she had a transmission problem after driving the car it was clear to me the car lacked power as if it was starving for fuel or the exhaust was plugged. I explained to her that her problem ...
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L steering VIN: 2G2WR52404
This car came to us with the supercharger belt off, the belt had broken and came off and got tangled up in the power steering pump pulley. the pump was also leaking because the belt had damaged the front seal of the ps pump. we replaced the power steering pump...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Backfire on startup VIN: 4S3BG6853X
My dillema. Sometimes when I try to start car it sounds as if a plug wire was on wrong cylinder. Engine spins but will pop back against starter bendix? Turn key off and try to start again and starts perfect. Also engine vibrates just slightly abnormaly , does... Trouble codes: P0400 (Egr system not conected at this time .. Not realy woried about it yet though)
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L Starting VIN: 4S4BP61C75
Checked the starter relay is not getting ground found security relay being activated by itegrated module and keeping vehicle from starting. My question is what tells the itegrated mod. to activate the security relay to keep it from starting. The only other cod...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
1994 Audi 100 S 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAUB584AZR
based on the input we received from the replies, we removed spark plugs and ran a combustion test. all cylinders were at 155-165 except #1 which was at 110. not sure if this is enough difference to be causing the problem because it does not miss solidly on #... Trouble codes: 00554 (Lambda sensor control 2 adapt limit exceeded intermittent).
1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8323W
Well, It appears that I outsmarted myself on this one. Being this was my first BMW with a stalling complaint I decided to search the Fix Database. I came across a few where a cam sensor had been replaced only to have stalling and the cam sensor code return. In... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft sensor malfunction).
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L battery draw VIN: 5UXFA53582
Basically all I was able to glean from the replies given was that yes, it could be just about any module staying awake, and the fix lies within finding the draw. In other words, I still have made no progress on this #$%#@ car. Thanks for taking the time to o...
1996 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Compressor VIN: 1GCS19X0T8
I would like to report that the truck is fixed, but unfortunately the owner does not have the means to do the repairs at this time. Judging from the responses I am confident that the problem was a bad compressor, and when the truck comes back in I will send an...
2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GCCS19W81
Unfortunately, I don't have any more information. The customer didn't want to pay for any diagnostics and chose to take his vehicle. I guess people will let you do whatever you want to their cars until you ask them to pay for something. Thanks anyway.
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WH55K12
well i finally got relearn to take.followed many of the tips members suggested,could not find any thing wrong.what i believe helped was disconnect battery overnight,with auto charger to fully charge it,did relearn with booster pac and batteryconnected.i had be... Trouble codes: B2958, B2960.
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.7L drivers side is cold,passinger side is not VIN: 1D7HA18D83
Sorry for the slow clossing responce.The owner got his own parts,I wanted oem,but compressor and drier did help the Rt side cool down right,thanks for the help,I always feel iatn has changed my ability to repair vehicles.Now if anyone can tell me how to fix a ...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L Wheel bearing VIN: 3D7KU28C84
Thanks to everyone that replied. I did the short extension and used power steering like most said. Still had to use air chisel alot to get bearing to finally come out so I opted to replaced bearing as well. Other side fell right out. Thanks again!
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5L Swaybar VIN: 1FALP67L3S
i installed a new swaybar, and the problem went away. the old one did not look bent, but it was the cause.thanks for all the sugestions
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Drive-axles VIN: 1FDKF38FXV
thank you for all of the replies. while he may or may not be overloading this truck or using it beyond its capacity, the fact is he is like you and me- trying to make a dollar with what he has. I liked the stud idea, so we sourced some studs and used locking...
2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLT 4.0L drivetrain VIN: 1FMZU73K13
Thanks to everyone who helped . Tires indeed were the problem . I installed another pair of same brand and size of tires and problem went away ! Thanks again !
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L steering culumn VIN: 2FAHP7IW85
Thanks to everyone for the help. You were right on about the 2 ohm resistor. I put it in the conector and it turned the light off. The customer declined installing a new steering column, but as least I was able to isolate and diagnose the problem.
2003 GMC Safari 4.3L Won't run monitors VIN: 1GKEL19X33
After rechecking O2 sensor activity, especially from a cold start (as suggested), and finding no issues, I resorted to a battery disconnect (again) and a different drive cycle stressing high electrical loads on the cold start (using AC on along with defroste...
2004 GMC Sierra 1500 5.3L a/c comp. VIN: 2GTEC13T14
I've been working has cars for over 30 years and have always trusted the snap on scanner,I don't know if I will trust it so much any more.when this truck came into my shop the heater control head was only half lit up. had no temp. control after driven awhile. ...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: JNKCA31AXY
Thanks to all who helped - we installed a new MAF & check the grams per second with the scan tool and it was now 12 g/s up from 6.5 g/s. We just spoke with the customer and she told us that the car is running great. Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0300 (Random misfire).
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Interchangeability VIN: 1J4GW58N5X
This was a big job! Removed crankshaft and swapped tone wheels to the original (for '99) 16 tooth, after removing the 32 on the '05 motor. Also changed over the R/H cam sprocket. The cam and crank sensors interchanged, so I used the "updated" '05 sensors in...
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L rear hatch lock VIN: 1J4GL48K45
Based on what I witnessed and the 5 replies, it sounds like a micro switch on the rear handle/latch and/or the lock solenoid. Neither my daughter or I has had the money to buy the parts at this time. Thanks to all who responded. Mike
2004 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L Stall VIN: KNDUP13134
Thank you for all the replies. we found a coolant leak at the rear heater tubes. The scanner was giving us false readings. We fixed the coolant leak and then sent to dealer for a computer reprogram. Van runs great at this time.
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L door locks VIN: SALME11403
After trying several procedures with no results the car was reprogammed with a more vehicle-specific scanner which was able to make everything work properly again.
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L dash
at the current time the customer has not returned to have the lights repaired but the bulbs seem to have been tubes of some kind. I have not reserched the problem any further at this point in time since the customer has not come back; thanks for the input from...
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Low Side Port VIN: 5LMEU68H93
Thanks for all of your help. It turns out that the a/c adapter core on the low side was defective. At some point the schraeder valve was compressed to the point were it broke the compression spring, and this allowed the refrigerant to escape. It also preven...
1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Surge VIN: 1YGF22DXW5
Identifix has a bulletin about this condition, High idle with Air Conditioning compressor engagement.The problem is that the refrigerent level gets low and the pcm learns a bad idle strategy. Disconnecting the battery cables for 10mins will usually cause it to...
1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23G4W
Downstream sensor replaced with Bosch unit-both O2 sensors respond quickly upon cold startup. Customer drove vehicle long distance with no MIL reflag. Thanks to all replies, Bob- Trouble codes: P0133.
1997 Mercury Villager (Van) LS 3.0L Engine VIN: 4M2DV1118V
thanks for all the help a buddie of mine said these was bad about distrubators so i got a used 1 and bam fixed it right up drove it about 20 miles runs great now
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Timing/Balance Chain VIN: YS3FB49S83
Thanks to all that replied. Justin, you were right on the money, the guide that contacts the tensioner was broken and the chain had worn the tensioner rod almost down to the housing. The crank gear was worn badly also. Water pump and balance shaft gears looked...
2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L Fuel pressure VIN: 1013073673
Avinash from tennesse was right it was a cam sensor,replaced sensor and car runs like new. Thanks to all those who helped God Bless
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WVWCD63B25
Thanks guys! Marc was right- the chain was stretched! What I dont get is we have seen these cars for years with far more miles and never done a chain!!Thanks again, Greg and crew
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next