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1995 Acura NSX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4NA1184S
Heres the story: the car has been sitting in a semi trailer for the last 2 years. After putting a battery in it we got it started but it ran poorly. We replaced all 6 plugs with oe ngk plugs from acura. We also found that there were signs of arching on the co... Trouble codes: P1204 (Cyl 4 missfire), P1205 (Cyl 5 missfire)
2000 Audi S4 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDBGN666
Ive replaced the o2 sensors and egt sensor that have been throwing codes and now I am getting the exact same codes as before, no change. What am I missing? Trouble codes: P1118, P1177, P1114, P0159, P0140
2003 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0L left front wheel sensor VIN: WAULT68EX3
I have a Front left wheel sensor code 00283 Open Circuit in Wiring from/to ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Front Left (G47) Replaced sensor and wiring checks OK But code comes back after driving What do you think?
2007 BMW X3 3.0si 3.0L Tpms VIN: WBXPC934X7
TPMS light flashes contiuously. System will not reset. All my brand new Bosch KTS340 scan tool will tell me is there are 2 unknown fault codes 134 and 86. Checked individual sensors with OTC 3833, check out ok. No diagnostic info on nodata. Anything???
1999 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L security light VIN: 1G4CU5219X
We have a Buick Park Ave Ultra that has a security light on driving or just key in run. Also intermittently the first time you hit the key you get a no crank, but if you release the key and try again it will start. The pinpoint test for SECURITY LIGHT ALWAYS O...
1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L speedo and odometer VIN: 1G1BL52P9R
This is for all the gm tech's. I have an old police car our customer bought some time back with problems with the cluster. The cluster has a digital speedo,odometer and trip meter. The speedo and odometer goes blank. We had this cluster out for repair three ti...
1996 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 6.5L Unknown VIN: 1GCHK33F0T
Customer brought truck in with complaint of intermittent brake grab. We test drove vehicle and confirmed complaint. We also noticed that the front brakes would stick on after brake pedal was released and the brake pedal was slow to return to the top. The more ...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L front differential VIN: 3GNFK16R0T
This vehicle is making a gear grinding or ratcheting noise from front differential only after vehicle has sat and is cold, it makes the noise only when first taking off from a dead stop in the parcking lot. The noise is coming from the front diff. it only last...
1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDX03E1W
veh runs great,cold start noticed idle is not hi like used to be,just made 500 miles on non stop on hiway,when coming to stop engine dies way before stop sign,starts up,no long crank,jerks a few times ,takes off w/o any power problem.when it does idle,idle is ...
1999 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Accessories VIN: 4678235564
ok truck came in with gas light on ,battery light on,gas gauge,temperature gauge not working.battery is charging 14 volts,had replaced alternator same thing,it shows gauge in dash charging checked wire to alternator it has 4.5 volts on it.we replaced pcm and c...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L oil prssor VIN: 1GCGC23U84
custmer call in having low oil pressor after he heard loud noise & lost pressor .we replaced oil pump & tub o ring with no luck .pleas if any one know whats going on.thanks
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GCEK19T14
Hello Techs, This truck has a whirring noise, remove drive belts no change. we have replaced timing chain and oil pump and the noise isn't any better. Any thoughts? One of my techs also describes the noise as a constant tinny knock, almost like a broke flex pl...
2006 Chevrolet workhose 6.0L brakes VIN: 5B4JPD2V66
hi guys I got involve in this workhorse that I know nothing about & had no scannr to check first the abs lamp is on & brake pdal goes to th floor bleed systemseveral times got good pressure at al wheels . my question is is this car has a funtion with scannr to...
2007 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L charging system VIN: 2CNDL13F87
customer complained about noise. Checked and found bad alt. bearing. Took alternator to local alternator shop and they replaced a bad bearing in the alternator. Reinstalled alt to now have trouble code Po621. sent alt back to have it tested and came back good....
2001 Chrysler Intrepid 3.5L Limp mode VIN: 2C3HH76VX1
I rebuilt the engine in this RT over the winter months. Just now getting it ready for my daughter. First roadtest yielded the codes shown. I replaced the speed sensors just to be safe(they are ten years old) The codes returned on the next test drive.I suspect ...
2009 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 4.0L Instrument Cluster, Wipers, Radio VIN: 2V8HW54X09
Instrument cluster lights come on, wiper blades come on and radio turns off. Vehicle has several faults for can bus faults. Inspected wiring at door hinges, removed all pillars and roof liner and inspect wiring for breaks, pinching in can-bus wiring. Faults ar...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Stall, erractic idle VIN: L41R132757
Have a customer that is complaining about an erractic idle in the morning when cold and sometimes the engine will stall. By the time she gets to the shop all is well, no codes and no symptoms while warm. She is not willing to leave it overnight so we can play ...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2B7JB21Y02
this van came in with a misfire under accleration and backfiring threw the intake, idles fine. wont acclerate over half throtleit will stall out and take a while to restart. i checked fuel presure running and it is 50psi and never is under 45 psi. i checked th... Trouble codes: P0300
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L ABS Module VIN: 3D3HA18N82
Vehicle came in with speedo inop. Code p0500 set and no communication with ABS module. Unplugged ABS module and tested powers and grounds. All OK so we plugged the module back in and had communication. Replaced both output speed sensors (rear of transmission a...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L Hesitation, lacks power VIN: 3D7MU48C24
ok im new to working on diesels, so be kind I replaced map sensor and cleared codes, still no power, removed line that had been replaced and checked for obstructions non were found, reinstalled, and checked tubing from turbo, no leaks detected, now there are n... Trouble codes: P0514, P0107, P0073, P2607, P0108
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Overdrive VIN: 1FALP45T44
Thank you in advance for any help!! I have a sweet little old lady's mustang gt convertible with a shifting problem. Sometimes it will shift in and out of overdirve. She complained of it happening it quite a bit but it took several miles of driving for it to h...
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Stall, low idle VIN: 1FAFP13P2X
Hello I at stuck with this Ford. I suspect it needs to be re-flashed for Idle conditions but cannot find any information about it. Its problem is when I turn on A/C the idle drops too low and will stall the engine. If it does not stall it the oil light will co... Trouble codes: 1464 (A/C Demand Out Of Self Test Range I did NOT have the AC on during KOEO test)
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Charging VIN: 1FTRW07L23
Customer states charging light on yesterday, then went off. Truck would not start today. Jump started and drove to shop. Light not on during drive to shop. Cut engine off, would restart w/no problem, light off. Load tested battery, ok. Restarted truck, light o...
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.0L no power
hi guys,sorry about the vin,im at home.customer drove in,don't know how.has NO acceleration.revs freely in nuetral,as soon as you drop it in gear it falls on its face,couldn't make it out the driveway.no codes.maf,tps,fuel trim all look good on modis,checked e...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTPX14574
i have a ford truck and comes up code p0022 bank 2 cam over retard ? the engine is clean inside and has good oil pressure . it runs good sometimes then runs rough idle than throws code again ,also has low power on highway ? then come back and turn off engine r... Trouble codes: P0022
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L alternator VIN: 1FAHP38Z34
have checked wiring and connections and grounds, cant seem to firgure this thing nout...possible defective alt 3 times??//
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L temp gauge VIN: 3FAHP37N35
Temp gauge on dash jumps instantly from full cold to half way on warm-up, then gauge jumps to full hot when climbing a hill or hard acceleration indicating an overheating condition. IR thermometer and scanner indicate actual temp is 230 f. when gauge is in the...
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
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L ing switch VIN: 1HGCM56323
key wont turn in ing switch.need some help on how to get lock & cylinder out with out turning key
2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Fuel Tank VIN: KMHHN65F33
Hi techs, hoping that someone more familiar with Hyundai's can lend a hand on this one. The customer has complained that this 03 Tiburon GT is hard to fill with gas. Intermittantly it will spew gas back out of the filler neck, even when the car is not filled t...
2003 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L rear suspension VIN: SAJDA14C63
So I've got this new customer with what looks to be a very well cared-for 2003 XJ8. She brought it into the shop for an initial checkover to determine the cause of a suspension "clunk" over bumps in the rear of the car. We went for a drive, and I confirmed tha...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Rear Brakes Sticking VIN: 1J4GW68N6X
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 1999 Grand Cherokee in because the customer stated that the brakes started sticking and they were getting hot. We brought it in and they are not stuck and drive fine, but the rears, from the disc...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Engine VIN: 1J4G448K9W
Hello, I am helping a friend at another shop here in town. he has swaped a 2006 3.7l engine in to his 2002 jeep liberty, using the 2002 harness, transmission and sensors etc. Of corse it will not start and sets a hard Cam sensor code as well as a Crank sensor...
2006 Jeep Commander 3.7L shudder VIN: 1J8HG48K56
Hello everyone,this Jeep is giving us a hard time, it has a shudder/vibration under light tip in on highway on a slight grade it will shudder from 40mph to 85mph for 2 or more miles it will come and go under tipin throttle it will shudder for say 3 seconds the...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTY1248Y
hello all. this hair pulling headach is not coroperating at all. it came in with blowen head gaskets. i serficed the heads, checked the block and did a valve job. after the repair the code 1171 and 1174 come up so i installed new o2 sensors. a couple days go b... Trouble codes: P1171, P1174, P0102, P1884
2005 Lexus LS430 4.3L pedal VIN: JTHBN36F75
you guys, this thing is bitting me in the butt. the car came in for brake pads. we replaced front and rear pads. then found out from customer that car has a brake pedal that slowly creeps down at stop light. when we road tested, we found customer was right. so...
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L Misfire VIN: 5LMEU88H23
hi I have this Vehicle that came in for no check engine light needed so it could go in for smog test.ofter checking it found that the led check engine light in the cluster was crashed/broken.i fixed cluster.check for codes i found code po340 & p1336.problem wi... Trouble codes: P0340, P1336 (malfuction control ignition system or misfire)
2004 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L brake/wheel VIN: 1LNHM81W84
vehicle towed to shop, customer states that wheels are locking up. tow truck driver said he couldn't get the car to back up more than a foot or two. i hop in it, back up, drive it around the building and into a bay with no problems other than a little squeakin...
2002 Maserati Spyder GT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZAMBC38A62
We have this 2002 Maserati CP with a P1552 I can't find any definite description for this code but believe it may be for a Barametric Pressure sensor.Does anyone know where I might find this sensor and how to test it as the code resets instantly as if it is sh... Trouble codes: P1552 (Unsure)
2002 Mazda Miata 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHM1NB3533
See *related repair history, sorry, put all of it in one catagory. duh! Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L crank sensor VIN: 1YFP80C735
mornin,mazda techs,when i posted this car previously,i recieved a few excellent posts from some obviously great mazda guys.please help again.dude ran his car low on oil,spun the crank sprocket and bent most of the valves.the shop that had it before me thought ...
1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start VIN: 1070441200
Hello Folks, This car is a an original low mileage 107. It's only been in for minor work. Here is the problem. I think AAA jump started it backwards. I had a blown fuse #8 that was a shorted out water temp sender for the guage.I have no injector pulse. The tr...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L driver power seat VIN: WDBHA29G8X
hi everyone, owner states at times drivers power seat dorsnt move in any positions,but if she waits a plays wiyh switch at times it will work. It waa inop at the shop, i scaned for codes non found with lanch and auto boss. I read that the underseat module goes...
2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG 5.5L Compressor VIN: WDCYR46F73
Attempting to put together an estimate for replacing an ac compressor. Unable to find any replacement procedure in alldata. Labor time in alldata is only listed @.8hr and replacement appears to be a major job. Any help on the replacement procedure and labor ti...
2007 Mercedes-Benz B200 Turbo 2.0L starter VIN: 1MLT456235
does anyone know best way to remove starter motor and a good labour time I cant seem to find any info on my mitchel info on this vehicle.
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Starting VIN: JN1CA21D1X
I'm at a loss on this one. I replaced the starter motor tonight on a nissan maxima due to a no crank condition, the starter would not turn at all with horrible noise. I disconnected the negative battery terminal,removed the airbox and replaced the starter moto...
2001 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Hesitation VIN: 5N1ED28Y31
Hi guys i have this nissan customer complaint rattle noise when she driving and hesitates code for knock sensor which probably knock sensor bad but i also have engine speed sensor code in tcm only and no crank sensor code in ecm.have anybody run this where ecm... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor), P0725 (Engine speed sensor)
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Bcm VIN: 1N4BL11E92
Found BCM to have a parasitic draw. I'd like to know when replacing the BCM with a new one from the dealer, will the Consult II need to be used to get it to work properly? Will a module setup have to be done like a GM? Can I program a key fob without the scan ...
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L marker lights VIN: 1N4BA41E74
Dont need help..just hoping to save someone else some time and grief,coworker was working on this vehicle for inop marker lights,fuse would blow instantly.After multiple hours on this vehicle and looking at most of harness etc...found switch in overhead consou...
2004 Nissan Almera perfe 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall
Hello dear friends. This Nissan Almera perfect 1.8 came to workshop with alot of black smoke from the exhaust pipe. checked 4 gases and found CO more than 10%. tried to clean throttle and stabilized idle with the X431 but no change, checked spark plugs found ...
2007 Nissan Quest S 3.5L txv/ compressor VIN: 5N1BV28U35
Customer complaint is not getting cold enough, Placed guages on car and high side press. is 225-250psi/ Low side prss. is 60-65psi. Did an evac and re-charge and system is very slow to take re-charge and wouldnt take a full charge. I am trying to figure out if...
1998 Pontiac Trans Sport Montana 3.4L pressure/return lines VIN: 1GMDX03EXW
Gentleman I have this Montana from another shop which they have worked on for over a week. When the a/c runs the compressor will not cycle and the lines start to freeze up. It came to their shop for a bad compressor which they replaced along with a dryer, two...
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2NF12F72
Only fault I could find was the bad crimps/connections where aftermarket electronics were installed then removed. I removed bad repairs and soldered all repairs correctly. when I found issue happening it had all inputs EXCEPT cranking pulse width on scanner da...
2007 Pontiac G6 3.5L MIL Lamp on, reduced engine power VIN: 1G2ZG58N07
This ones for the GM guys. Had a 2007 G6 come in with CEL on and reduced engine power displayed on the radio. Pulled a P2138 and per test flow chart replaced the pedal assembly. Two days later the vehicle is back with the same code. The customer said that aft... Trouble codes: P2138
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.2L axle/bearing/tranny VIN: 4S3BG6855T
Customer brought me this litte gem: I don't work on these, but he is a church buddy. It has a very loud howling/thumping noise on the highway. I jacked it up and found the left front axle in bad shape. I replaced it, but it did very little good. This is an AWD...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Prndl Switch VIN: 4T1GK12E2R
This vehicle is going in to a failsafe mode because the "d" and "l" are staying lit up at same time, the "l" light even stays on when car is off and trans range sensor unplugged. We are checking grounds to switch and computer but wanting to see if anyone has s...
2001 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDC21V51
car had 3 codes when it came in car runs fine with no problem until you turn on a/c then shortly code P1582 will come on. Trouble codes: P1582 (defined as idle adaptation at limit.), P0134 (B1 / s1 no activity), P0135 (B1 heater malfunction)
2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L aux vacuum pump VIN: 3VWEF71K37
Thanks in advance for all your help... I am posting for a friend who has a shop and can't find r & r info. 07 vw jetta 2.5 auto. He is trying to remove the aux vacuum pump, he says mitchell states 1.8 hrs. Another source says to remove transmission? He has the...
1994 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1LS5716R
Hi, I currently do not have this vehicle in my shop, but here is the problem. Hopefully I can get some ideas before it comes in. The car will intermittently not start. It sat for 2 months, would crank over but no fuel. Anti-theft light would blink, and it woul...
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L power loss VIN: YV1CZ59212
Have ECM codes 4400,930B, A12B speed sensor, 900B brake pedal, E000 communication, 440C fuel level, Also ABS codes 0103 pedal sensor, 0115 comm. steering angle, 0094, 0100, E000 Would you be looking at pedal sensor, speed sensor or other? Displays are brake fa...

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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Wipers, directionals and blower motor VIN: WAULT63B44
Thank you all so much for the help. We tested and replaced the load relay which is #370 in the panel behind the cluster. The relay has been replaced with an updated one part # [...]. Systems are all working now.
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN53461
We found the signal wire from the front o2 sensor to the DME. Replaced the wire and reset. Roadt tested and the light did not come back for a few days. The customer will reschedule as he needs the car for now. I will update as soon as possible. Trouble codes: 228 (o2 sensor control deviation too large bank 2), 233 (Cat conv efficiency bank one), 234 (Cat conv efficiency bank 2), 238 (Missfire cyl 1), 25 (Activation of o2 sensor bank 1 sensor 1).
2007 BMW 328i 3.0L Brake Light VIN: 4308580FR7
repaired car,i had 2 different problems first was yellow brake light,found tsb for reprogramming to end light coming on,second the left front tpms antenna in the wheelwell connector was full of water and corroded off a terminal in the antenna replaced and all ...
1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L key fob VIN: 1G1YY22P9S
customers son removed the battery from the key fob thanks evryone
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Unknown VIN: 1GNEK13R8V
Thank you to all a few nailed it when they said bad rebuilt transmission. I drove the truck back to the rebuilder and he put another rebuilt trany in it. I drove it back two days later with the newer rebuilt chattering on highway speeds. They took that one ou...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L No Start VIN: 1GCHK29G41
Thanks for the replies. Most sugested BCM. I felt that it was an ignition issue and Joe and Matt made sugestions that way also. I finaly got the OK to replace the ignition switch. In the archives it looks like the key & tumbler and the housing fix alot of thes... Trouble codes: B2960, P1631 (Theft det start enable signal not correct), U1064 (u1024-), U1024.
2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT 3.5L Alternator VIN: 1G1ZU64824
Sucess!! we fixed this with a new ignition coil and ground strap through a tsb from GM. it took a lot of checking and I still have yet to find the correct wiring diagram for this alternator. Thanks for all the Help. but no more light or spikes.
2007 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L Starter VIN: 1G1ZS58F67
Tested all the wires, ends & sensors that were related to code P1516. could not find anything wrong. Cleared code and it never came back. Car still had a intermittent no start no crank. tested all circuits in under hood fuse & relay box. Heat seemed to affect...
1992 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L Turn Signals VIN: 1C3XU4533N
really could not get any useful info.i did find the diode relay which was a big help the majority said to try a switch but no help.thanks for all the tries
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Z21
Thanks to all that responded. It ended up being a bad connection on #5 injector that intermittantly was giving the pcm control loss of the injector. The pcm doesn't notice any misfires as I left the wire off for 1 hour and had no code set and didn't pick up o...
1987 Ford Bronco II XL 2.9L no speedo VIN: 1FMCU12Y2H
I just threw a drive gear in there just to see if things work and the cable and speedo are all good, but the gear was gone within a mile since the drive gear is so worn. Now we just have to take the transfer case apart so I can find the missing, presumably bro...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L rear brakes VIN: 1FDKE30FXS
Thanks to every one for for your help! the problem was in the vacume booster it worked fine on light applications. when the brakes were applied for a longer period the vacume went to zero. test the vacume pump=good. installed a new booster and it works fine. T...
1998 Ford f350 super d 5.4L cant fuel VIN: 1FTSF30LXX
replaced charcoal vent canister in engine compartment on driver side ,and vent switch.problem solved,,thank you for all the help guys---rich
1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Lack Power - Ping VIN: 1FMZU34X9X
First, I must comment about regarding smoke testing, we had performed this before posting, I forgot to mention it. First, the upper intake gasket was replaced and that still didn't fix high LTFT but engine seemed to improve from pinging standpoint. The int... Trouble codes: P0174 (Too Lean Bank 2).
2003 Ford E-150 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14253
we did install an oem gasket with all new oem bolts and special rubbers on the3 first fix , we redid smoke test and had a leak from oil cap to cover -installed new oring and that leak is now gone and we are calling it fixed --thanks to all the Iatn members who... Trouble codes: P1151.
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVF145X4
this truck needed cats and engine. it was not mantianed at all. ford also told me that when the air filter gets really dirty it doesn't seal any more. thanks for all the help Jason
2004 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTVF145X4
this truck need a pair of cats and an engine. no maintance was done to this truck. Ford told me that the air filters get really dirty they don't seal very well. thanks for all the help. Jason
2005 GMC Savana 1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1GTEC14X85
Well we went ahead and ground down the flat spots on the hold down. Turned on distributor and our -7 never moved. Yes, even after reving over 1500, restarting, clearing code. Did alot of talking to gm dealers around our area, and low and behold found our pr... Trouble codes: P0341.
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JHMCB766XM
Well alot of great replies. I finally(after much hair pulling) traced it down to a bad distributor assembly. The original had been replaced last year with a reman and I guess it failed. I would have sworn it was fuel related because you could slowly give it fu...
2006 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Sliding Door VIN: 5FNRL38886
1989 Isuzu I-Mark LS 1.5L No Start VIN: 1651662222
hey guys fixed her all up . i was getting not so good spark and then it went to getting none at all. replaced distributor and it fixed everything
2006 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, No Gauges VIN: 1J4FA39S86
Hello everyone sorry for the late closing. We finally got another computer from Chrysler installed it and programmed it. We also installed a new Chrysler crank sensor.Now the Jeep runs again.We did all of the recommended tests from all fo the guys that respo...
2005 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: KNDUP13185
2004 Lexus ES330 3.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBA30G04
car fixed as was told to disconect one coil at a time i got to # 4 coil car ran better replaced coil car ran perfict thank you . Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354, P0355, P0356.
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L Reverse Slips VIN: WDBFA63E9S
Hello everyone and thanks for the help. This car is back to the customer and they stated they could not be happier with its performance. I had received a few replies but most of them told me to look at the valve body and make sure springs had not been lost...
1994 Mercury Tracer 1.9L No Start VIN: 3MARM15JXR
After checking all power and grounds at pcm,a used pcm was installed and car is down the road,thank you for the help.
2004 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AB36F14
Well I'll call it fixed! I wanted to make sure it had 500 miles of driving before it was considered ok. The Fix was to clean the Egr passage by removing the manifold, It really wasn't that bad in my eyes but It must be a sensitive system. Trouble codes: P0401 (Low EGR Flow).
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Surge VIN: 1N4AL11D85
unable to relearn comp. sent to nissan dealer for relearn. runs great after intake gasket ,no vac. leaks just surge at idle Trouble codes: P0507.
2006 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D76
I found the 5 digit number on the BCM. I had to remove the BCM to find the number[[...]]. If you look at the tag and find the words, "Lot no" it is the 5 digit # next to it. The 5 digit number is the one you need to plug into the program...
1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB5245V
Well the bulk of the replies were leaning toward a valve train problem. We went as far as swaping valve springs and the problem didn't change. The customer doesn't want to take the cylinder head off of the car so we may never know. Thanks to all , MIcK Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire cyl 2).
2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L lacks power VIN: 1G2NW52EO1
we had to wait for customer to bring back the 01 grand am for further diagnostics. we just got the car back and have found that the timing would not advance. BY watching the scan tool we could see the timing actualy would go down to 0 deg advanced, when you gi...
1993 Subaru Legacy LS 2.2L seat belt warning light VIN: 4S3BJ633XP
well customer decided to live with the light flashing.they are an older couple and did not want to spend any extra money fixing a nuisance problem.i think the problem was the module for the seat belt restraint as the signal goes into this module.sorry this can...
1995 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3AC24S29
Thanks to everyone who replied, I thought about just cutting the wire to the light, but decided to try the 16pin connector, that was not in any of tne referances that we checked, but was there. The obd2 lead us to a pinched wire in the harness for the crank se... Trouble codes: 12 (crank sensor).
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 5TEVL52N1Y
Sorry for the late reply, and thanks to everyone who responded. The fix was a bad crank sensor. What fooled me was the fact that I had an rpm reading while cranking in failure mode.
2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Transmission ?? VIN: 5TDBT48A61
Thanks for the replies everyone. Checked all the selenoids and switches, they were all good. It ended up being the transmission. Thanks Again Mike
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WVWPD63B72
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Fog Lights VIN: YV1LZ56D2X
Got it fixed...IATN best tool in my box. Thanks to Rodney, Paul, Richard, Peter, Kevin and Robert. Relay box is inside car on firewall and not as MOD and ALL-Data copied from VOLVO info shown beneath under-hood electrical box. Changed out #201 relay and all ...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Oil pressure light VIN: YV1SW61R91
It will be a long time before we know what happened here. The customer is driving around with a used DIM module (instrument cluster). The light has only come on once since the replacement module, and it happened for me a day after installing the used DIM. W...
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