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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall
Truck has not acted up at shop customer drives it for 3 hrs to deer lease and acts up,starts to die out and not go over 45 miles per hour and then sets code p0095 everything checks out fine when we do diagnostic test for this code and truck runs great when at ... Trouble codes: P0095
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L MIL Lamp on, p0380 VIN: 1GCHC23143
hello all,thanks in advance...this truck is equipped with california glow plug system...keeps setting p0380...did a diag/test with modis and found 1.1 glow plug volts with engine running and modis said it should be .2...called it a bad relay/module truck back ... Trouble codes: P0380
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GH2531R
Van would not start after shut off. Testing found no spark, followed flow chart for code ll, and replaced ecm due to no 9 volt feed to distributor. New ecm installed and still no 9 volt feed. I checked 12 volt ign. switch feed to ecm and load tested it. It tes... Trouble codes: 11 (no crank signal received at ecm)
1995 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B4GH44R4R
I replaced crank sensor with oe part. Now vehicle will start and idle fine, but intermittently surge and stall. I don't have a scope, but my fluke 215 shows good ac voltage from cam/crank sensors around 500mv until after engine stalls. Testing map sensor and... Trouble codes: 13 (No change in map voltage)
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Abs/ 4wd VIN: 1FMFU18L13
here is the deal, I can't communicate with the 4WD module, the traction control light is always on and is showing the advance track legend in the cluster, also the transfer case is inoperative, is not getting any signal from the module. I check all voltage sig...
2007 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W47
Hi every one of my best group, thanks for your time and help. this car came to me after Body repair , it have spaner indecator on and MIL on with DTC P061b Torq calc err, I checked wirring nothing found, refalshed PCM with the latest Calibration , try with ano... Trouble codes: P061B, P0172 (sys too rich B1), P0175
2005 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GTEC14X85
Hello again guys. Tech did not report to me correctly. Know I just closed this request, but truck not fixed. First off want to apologize for this. We cannot get the cam sensor code fixed on this truck. It will not increment on scanner. Timing is on. The only t... Trouble codes: P0341
2004 Isuzu N NPR 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4KLB41U94J
i have 3 ho2s codes. 3 new bosch sensors. i cant figure out. sensors seem to be working fine. codes are for the new sensors. any help on what to look for here. these are time codes for the heaters. Trouble codes: P0135, P0155, P0141
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4G25856T
this is my senior neighbors truck. she has had it quit running three times on her while driving. it will restart after each stall after approx 5 minutes. no codes are present and all sensors seem to display normal values when scanned. fuel pressure is 50 psi@ ...
2003 Kia Sorento LX 3.5L Valves/pistons VIN: KNDJC73363
Just a question, this is the first one of these I've seen, the crank bolt broke off while driving, then the timing gear actually came off, engine died then towed in. I know these are interference engines, is it pretty much guarnteed to have valve damage? I thi...
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Wheel Speed Sensors VIN: SALJY1248W
I was able to put an ABS Lamp bulb in and jumper the DLC to get those codes. As near as I can interpret this, it points to RF WSS. We scoped both front sensors and saw the RF had a really ratty looking pattern compaired to the LF. I then pushed it down to clos...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AE55H81
This car has high fuel pressure due to a plugged regulator and return line. In the process of fixing this. The main problem is that the pcm is not sending a ground control signal to the fuel pump relay. Before i replace the pcm i am trying to find out what the... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected)
2004 Nissan Sentra S 2.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3N1AB51AX4
Car came in running with a miss in cyl 1 had a blown head gasket. Performed job, started vehical it ran for 10 12 seconds and died out. Through a po340 code replaced cam sensor no codes returned. Have ign pulse for 23 seconds and loose it. Closed all doors & h...
2006 Nissan Pathfinder SE Off-Road 4.0L Starting VIN: JNAP123456
Hello my fellow IATNrs: i have this one vehicle well care for, customer was driving vehicle and died on her, i check and found it has fuel pressure,check for spark and did not see any, replaced crank sensor and see spark, yet it does not starts cranks only, ba...
2006 Saturn Ion-3 2.4L intake cam solenoid VIN: 1G8AL55B76
this vehicle came into are shop with the complaint of a harsh 1-2 shift and the check engine light on. After confirming the transmission was in high line which was causing the harsh 1-2 shift and garage shifts, we scanned the vehicle and pulled a p0010 cmp B1 ...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H5V
p1613 intermediate. Check engine light ok. Code seems to set after road test, shut off and restart. Notice starter will drag a little on restart after long road test. Replaced battery and cable ends. After trans rebuild and tcm replacement this road test great... Trouble codes: 1613 (mill call up circuit short/open)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L a/c and coolling fans VIN: 3VWSE69M82
okay, 15+ years with these and this is the first time i have had to ask for help in this manner. Thank you so much for the time. A/C inop and both cooling fans inop. I have (in this order) checked and replaced: check refig level and checked out okay. Check po...

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2003 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4USBT33463
I want to thank those that responded. The fix for this car was to replace the fuel with premium gas and no alcohol additives. I found during the research about fuel for this car the max is 10% alcohol if any at all. As I stated in the help request the car had ... Trouble codes: 2882 (fuel trim lean limit B1), 2883 (fuel trim lean limit B2).
1995 Buick Century Custom 3.1L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4AG55MXS
Ok first id like to thank each and everyone of you guys out there!! This kinda stuff really pulls all of us together to get the job done right! I cant say enough about iatn and identifix, both websites are a MUST HAVE for any serious technician. So onto the f... Trouble codes: P0321, P0134, P0342, P1650, P1640, P1530.
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Engine VIN: 1GCHK23295
I ended up buying heads for the LLY engine and repaired the engine that was in the truck. I didnt want to start modifing my customers truck to make the LBZ engine work. Thanks for all the input
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Heads VIN: 1GCHK23295
thanks for all the input I ended up buying heads for this engine and replaced them. they were warped too much, and would require too much to be taken off to get them flat and remove the groove that was beat into the surface from the head gasket.
2007 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L steering column VIN: 1GBDV131X7
First want to thank you all for the help,everyone had good advice. Tried prying up as suggested,and re-tightened bolt ,still had popping but not as bad. Obviusly I can see this would work on some units, decided to pull I-shaft and couldnt feel or see anything ...
2000 Chrysler Voyager 2.4L Cluster VIN: 2B4FP25B2Y
sorry for the delay cause the bcm is or was on back order.the bcm was bad and also the cluster board replaced both yesterday and she fired rite up no problem.
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL45U91
the problem was the pcm. we replaced the pcm and the car starts up everytime now. when the car wouldn't start, I continually had good power and ground to the pcm but the PCI Bus messaging went flatline coming out of the pcm. I had cut the PCI network wire (yel...
2002 Chrysler Concorde Limited 3.5L Starting VIN: 2C3HD53G72
I want to thank everybody for there replies. Checked out every thing to the starter which has 12 volts to it so it should have started. So I am in agreement with those that said that it was the security system. I called our local dealer to see what they would ...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1FTNW21FOY
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L Parking brake assy VIN: 1FDXE45F23
Thanks for all the replies. As I stated, it was that technical. I was looking to see if we were missing something. Soaking it with lube, air hammer, rubber mallot nothing worked. Trans was R&R'd and tail shaft, bearing and parking brake assy was replaced. Than...
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16501
Thanks for the replies. Most replies were about the main relay.This Honda does not have that type of main relay.Honda has replaced that with two seperate relays located by the glove box.We are pretty sure that the computer is bad.I can watch the injector signa... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean ehaust indication).
2005 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA49S85
This Jeep has a TSB to reflash the PCM do to this code thanks to all that replied. check out my web site to see my video on the Worlds Quickest Cherokee Trouble codes: P2096 (Bank 2 lean).
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA72301
Thanks for the help. Sorry for the delay as I had a death in the family. Also wanted customer to drive for a bit before reporting back. I replaced the ignition coil harness and test drove for 25 miles. Gave back to customer and they drove for 2 weeks in town w... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 misfire), P0300 (Random misfire).
2002 Mazda Protege LX 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JMIBJ22552
Well I finally figured out that I had some contaminated fuel replaced fuel and the problem went away. thanks for all the help especially on the generic scanner not always telling the truth. I checked on another Mazda that was running perfectly and it was showi...
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L vvt/compression VIN: 1YVFP80C73
thanks you guys for all the expert advise on this post.turns outhe ran it low on oil[other shop added three qts].i didnt remove the front cover yet to see just how she times,but when removing the t/c bolts during the engine swap,i could feel the valve/piston c...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L fuel cap VIN: WDBJF65F5W
you learn something new everyday. The E320 I was matching it with must have been borderline bad cause its tabs were bent outward also. I bent the tabs inward and it works great. Thanks for your help!
1993 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L door locks/security VIN: JN1EJ01F3P
wow,not much help from the experts on this one.turns out the door lock timer,which seems to be just a semi-fancy relay/circuit board,was no good.i also removed the aftermarket alarm system which may have caused the whole problem.i could activate all the locks ...
1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.3L No Start VIN: 2P4GP45R4W
Thanks again to IATN - especially to those who posted their helpful thoughts. When this vehicle is working fine it is difficult to diagnose. It happened that the vehicle would not start this morning. I noticed that the odometer and PRndl display and the fuel g...
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Windows,Locks,Body Control VIN: 3G7DB03E31
thanks to all who replied.replaced bcm with boneyard unit-it is plug and play-and all problems were solved. thanks again, chris
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