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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Cooling fans VIN: WAUAC48H24
I'm having a problem with the coolings fans on this vehicle. As the high pressure side of a/c begines to get too high fans will not operate. They will come on for about 1-2 seconds and turn off again. When they are on for that short amount of time, the speed i...
1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L warning light indicators VIN: WBAGJ8320T
after replacing blower motor the instrument panel warning lights are inoperative except for brake light indicator. so the check engine light, air bag light etc... will not come on with initial key turn. also the turn signals, hazards , and high beam all work b...
1999 BMW M3 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WBSBK9333X
This vehicle only has 37000 miles and it started hesitating when cold, it initially will hardly take gas and after 30 seconds to 1 minute it pretty much clears up and runs well. I smoke tested the intake with no leaks, there is a little coming out of the valve...
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L oil system VIN: WBAET37412
Hi to every one,i want to thank you all in advanced for reading my post here. I have this bmw brought to the shop for a smoking problem,when the customer brought the car told me that his son has to add oil once in a while , at least a quart every 2 weeks. i ha...
1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Alignment VIN: 00WH451071
hello group and thank you in advanced for even reading this got this 1998 buick came in the steering wheel was 45 degrees right while drivingbrought it in performed alignment with our hunter machine never had problem like this i go to test drive after the whee...
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L front power windows VIN: 1G4HP54K5Y
hey guys needing some expert help again lol. got this lesabre custom with both front power windows inop. switches are functioning and can see switch inputs on tech ii. unplugged connector at window motors and found twelve volts in both directions. unknown whet...
1996 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Air Output VIN: 1G6K52Y5TU
A/C system has been serviced and was only a couple of ounces low on freon. System will intermittently stop blowing cold air and only seems to happen in high humidity conditions. Compressor main relay has been replaced.
2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L LR wheel speed sensor VIN: 1G6KD54Y03
Ok so here we go, first I want to say that I found a case that was very similuar to mine but I just want to get a general opinion about what has happened and where I am at right now. intially when the vehicle came in with a LR wheel speed sensor open or short,...
1987 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 2.8L coolant VIN: 1GNCT18R4H
We have oil getting into the coolant. And no coolant in the oil. We had the heads checked at a machine shop. No cracks were found. The old head gaskets looked good. After giving vehicle back to customer, everything was fine for about 2-3 weeks. Now it is back ...
1987 Chevrolet El Camino 5.0L No Start, Misfire, no spark VIN: 3GCCW80H4H
I got the vehicle for a head job , completed the work . it ran for 3 hrs or so with a misfire . now i have no spark and i cant start the engine. new coil , distributor assembly , ignition control module tried but no spark . voltage to the coil bat + , coil t...
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L abs VIN: 1G1NE52JXY
This one is giving me a hard time. Car came in for ABS light diagnosis, I found the right front wss was open. I replaced the wheel bearing turned the key on cleared the code and put it in gear and the code returned. I then jumpered the r/f wiring to the l/f wh...
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13T3Y
Greetings fellow techs, Got one in today that driving us a little crazy. 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3 came in today with a MIL light and misfire. Customer stated that the truck just started running rough, MIL light came on (and flashed a couple times)After finding... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Surge, random acceleration
Vehicle brougth in for a random UNWANTED acceleration problem. The vehicle will cruise at 40-50mph with foot off accelerator and idle up and down between 2200 and 3000 rpm at will! Please look at included datastream from scan tool, the app is 0 because i am of...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L brake pads VIN: 1C4GP54L2T
we replaced paeds rotors and calipers van back in with lt pads to metal .after 12k miles replaced pads and rotors again. now back after 11k. with rt side into metal ,left side about 40% rear showing very little wear
1996 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L Starting VIN: 1C4GP64L0T
I am struggling on this Chrysler. I am not getting spark or fuel injection pulse. I have tested 12v supply to the ignition coil and injectors and am loosing 12v. When I first turn the key to the start position there is 12v present for 1 second and then its gon...
2001 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L all Electrical VIN: 2B3HD56U91
have searched Identifix articles and could not find any that fit my issue. looked at all sensor data and see nothing out of the ordinary crank and cam signals say yes! so its intermittent and I cant recreate the issue often enough to test anything it does have...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L Duct temperature warm VIN: 2C8GP54L13
Need some assistance; customer issue, intermittent fluctuation of duct temperature from 50 F to 65 F. Recovered, evacuated and recharged system, no leaks. Condenser fans work. Control settings are to low, snow flake on and recirc is on. This has rear ac as wel...
2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Unknown VIN: 2P4FP2538X
When the vehicle is turned off, there are a number of relays that turn on and off rapidly for about 1/2 minute. they then turn off on their own. Vehicle operates normally otherwise. found that removing the ASD relay stops this problem, but it resumes when rela...
2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B3ES46C31
Hello again, hopefully somebody has some ideas on this one. This 2001 Dodge Neon 2.oL came in for an intermittent stalling at corners. I road tested it and found that it would not do it cold. I allowed vehicle to run for a long time & drove it again. When you ...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L oil gauge VIN: 3B7HF13Y81
need some help here ,the trucks oil pressure gauge drops out intermittently.oil pressure is good when it drops out.when i say it drops out it goes right to 0 and the light comes on.i tried a redundant wire on the 5 volt reference line and no change.identifix i...
2002 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L engine VIN: 1B7HG48NX2
looking for some Dodge gi=uys who might have some insight on this Dakota.. Truck came with only 40,000 miles. motor is relatively quiet at idle but gets a very noticable rattle or noise upon acceleration. at first i thought it was a lifter .. we tried differen...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L a/c VIN: 2D4GP44L83
Van returned not cooling. Tested and found that will cool to 38 degrees on max cool, but turn normal a/c on and temp gets up to 70 degrees.
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1D8GP243X3
This Caravan originally came in on the hook as a no start. We diagnosed the van as being out of fuel though the gauge reads 1/4 full. Sure enough, after adding two gallons fuel, the engine now starts and runs normally. I have read prior posts regarding possibl...
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L Misfire VIN: 107HA18227
truck runs fine until computer engages cylinder deactivation solenloids(mds)-short cruise. after that #6 continues to misfire. shut engine of & refire and all is fine until after the mds engages again. checked power for mds solenoid coming from pcm- powers up ... Trouble codes: 1416 (cylinder deactivation)
2007 Dodge Charger SE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3KAL13G0
when is cold car start and run ok. as the car run more and more is getting rough at idle idle , if the car set for 5 to 8 minute off , it will be hard start, i got long crank befor run, the only things i can see at the scaner is LTFT both bank positive 17.0% s... Trouble codes: U0100, U0101, U0121, U0103
1988 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTCR15T8J
This is my own personal vehicle and have had this problem for about 4 years now. The fuel vaporlocks after a hot soak on hot days. If I let it sit for about an hour or pour cold water on the engine it will start. Both fuel filters have been replaced. Actually ...
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L engine mechanical VIN: 2FTDX08WLV
Vehicle came in for a routine oil change with no unusual motor noises. Technician noticed an enormous amount of coolant came out with the oil. Intake gaskets were replaced and old gaskets were questionable as far as having leakage. While filling coolant notice...
1997 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32E1V
Hello to all and thanks in advance for your help. This is for my own car . There was a little rapping noise at the top of the engine and the cylinder on bank 2 ( cyl 4-5-6 ) misfire all the time i did acompresion test on this bank and it has 145 all of them an... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0305, P0306
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Hard starting VIN: 3FAFP15P6W
hard starting worse when hot ,no codes , replaced crank sensor and it seemed to be a little better at first. when it starts it runs fine, just have to crank on it for excessive amount of time. any help would be appriciated. Thank you !
2001 Ford F F650 5.9L black smoke VIN: 3FDNF65YX1
Truck belongs to a friend of mine. Problem is the truck will blow out excessive black smoke out the tail pipe when taking off or climbing a hill. Transmission will down shift going up a hill then it wont up shift unless he pulls over and shuts off truck to res...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Electronic VIN: 1FMYU04161
Ford Transmission guys please help. I have had this Escape in here before and on scanner output speed reads zero all the time. I have search the ford data base and nothing there. I have Alldata and does not seem to be a lot of help there for this code. I can g...
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L No Start VIN: 1FAHP60A72
Hello fellow IATN Techs. I have here a 2002 Ford Thunderbird that has no start complaint, which is fuel related (no fuel pressure). Found Fuel Pump Fuse in trunk blown, replaced it, and checked remaining fuses, fuel pump relay, and fuel pump inertia switch. A... Trouble codes: P1641 (Fuel Pump Primary Circuit Malfunction), P1233 (Fuel Pump Driver Module Offline), P1237 (Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit Malfunction), P1246 (Alternator Load Input Failed)
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L Hesitation VIN: 1FTRX12W14
truck came in for spark plugs,tire rotation and trans , service.2 days later it has engine light on and a wrench light on code [...] a p1635.clear codes ,lights come back on. i can clear codes and crank truck.engine light is off ,wrench light is sill on. wh... Trouble codes: P2106, P1635
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14555
tested for any exhaust restrictions, tested oxygen sensors, throttle body switched with a known good unit Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel system too rich Bank 1), P0175 (Fuel system too rich Bank 2)
2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Module VIN: 1FTVX12575
Hi folks i have installed an abs module on this truck. The other module was "dead". As in internally corroded. So i was not able to pull the data out of it to put into the new module. I went on fords "as built data" site to get the as built data. I dont see w...
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L reverse apply VIN: 1FMEU64EX6
Transmission bangs into reverse. Removed transmission and replace direct clutch seals. Everything air pressure tested ok. Installed new solenoid pack. Problem is still there.On test drive some of the upshifts are a little to firm 2-3 and 3-4.
2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD Classic SLT 6.6L Safety VIN: 1GTHK23647
Iinstalled new rims on this truck ..put in new tire pressure monitors right from gm ... Went through the reset procedure as in the manual staring at left front and ending up at left rear ..upon completion of the left rear it is supposed to single beep than dou...
1997 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, hard start VIN: 4S6CM58V3V
Hi thanks for the help in advance,so this came in on a hook due to a leaky waterpump,no that I have done allthe repairs its dosent want to idle very good and it surges only on start up and and after a few surges it will smooth out it does have a p0101 maf perf... Trouble codes: P0101
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Misfire VIN: 1HGEJ864XX
ok honda guys im at your mercy this car has a misfire on all cyl only under load when cold codes set at 120f ect fuel pressure is good when occurring only last a short while then clears until vehicle cools for a while i havent been able to scope crank n cam wh... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
2004 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L compressor VIN: JHME595674
I have a hybrid that looses compressor opreation intermitently. I have evac and recharged system and swaped relays No trouble codes. Tony
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Misfire VIN: JNKCV54E34
This is a puzzler. Vehicle runs with a complete misfire, sets only a code P0300. Checked compression, 155 on all cylinders, checked vacuum 19 and steady, performed cylinder balance test and found #4 and #6 which are side by side to make no difference. Looked a...
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L cruise control VIN: SALJY124XY
The cruise does not engage for whatever reason. The vacuum pump does not come on with and cruise switch on.
2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L Radio VIN: SALAE24406
2006 landrover lr3 radio turns on/ no sound on radio or cd player. If you pull the 30 amp (amplifier fuse while key is on and reinstall it you now get sound. When you turn the key off more than 1 minute you lose sound again. Any one heard of this/ may back up ...
2007 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Remote VIN: SALME15417
Hey Rover guy's. I have an 07 Range Rover. How do you program the remotes for the keyless entry?? I used our Autologic to "program" the key. It starts the vehicle fine... I have found nothing about how to program the remote part of it. Any help would be greatl...
2002 Lexus SC430 4.3L tpms VIN: JTHFN48Y72
vehicle came in with tire pressure monitor light on,and code c2119.Tried tire pressure relearn sevral times then replaced the right front tpms sensor.that was the only sensor that was not showing a change when lowering or raising tire pressure.all other 3 tire...
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BK14324
just a heads up this is my own vehicle ok looking for some mazda tech help here, the p0715 resets very randomly and still get the 3rd gear lock-in until you come to a complete stop and cycle the ignition. the too rich code is very random as well and occasion... Trouble codes: P0715, P0218
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Automatic Level Control VIN: WDBNG70JXY
Car came in with airmatic system inoperative. The system is completely deflated. I can hear the pump run for 50 seconds then cycle off. The car make no attempt to rise at all. I cannot hear any hissing that would indicate a leak and a visual inspection shows e...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 5.5L navigation VIN: WDBLK74G22
Hi need some assistance from the benz techs out there. This clk came in for a black nav screen always, on or off. was a simple dio. we sent the nav unit out to a company that specializes in rebuilding them. they fixed the screen and when it came back it was wo...
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L rotots VIN: JA3AD29F84
I hate to ask this question but this vehicle has really got me stumped. The customer brought this car in to have the rotors replaced as he clearly has a pedal and steering wheel vibration when applying the brakes. After test driving the vehicle I concur. A ver...
2004 Nissan Xterra XE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y94
Hello all- got one im a little confused on here-this xterra came in with o2 high voltage codes present- hooked up scanner in the bay and watched 02, b1 and b2, all seems pretty normal-graphed b1 and b2- all seems normal-ranging above and below .5 so okay, grap... Trouble codes: P0132, P0152, P0300, P0138
1991 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.0L Starting VIN: 1G2FS23F6M
tested starter will work and crank when jumping solenoid wire. will not crank from ignition switch , just click from under dash security light flashes making me think there could be a problem with that.I have no knowledge of these security systems and how they...
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2WP5210W
hello iatn need some help here ive got a 1998 pontiac grand prix supercharged 3.8l the problem is the number 18 injector fuse blows under acceleration intermittently. had the car for several days now and cant figure this one out. problem happens intermittently...
2000 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L tcc VIN: 1G2JB1242Y
We replaced the harness in this car ,the only difference is we have a 3 speed trans which has a 4 pin 2 wire connector for TCC . The ( used ) harness has a 20 pin connector for a 4 speed We used alldata wiring diagram hoping we could make this harness work.Dis...
2000 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L security system VIN: 1G2HX54K6Y
This car has two symptoms that, I believe, are related to the security system. First the engine won't crank unless I hesitate in the run position for a second. If I try to start normally it won't crank and code p1626 sets. Second when the code sets where is a ...
1984 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start VIN: E132HF5669
this porsche dose not start need some help has no spark no noid no fuel has new coil has new main relay switched the seedsensors a round i do not have a wire diagram do not find a bad fuse when first came in when you turned it over the main relay did not click...
1985 Porsche 944 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WP0AA094XF
Car origninal come in with a oil leak porblem, replace belts and seals. No oil leak. Car come back in a week with a overheat problem. Found leaky radiator. Replace radiator and temp gauge stay at 3/4 when it get hot. Try different way [...] bleed system, release ...
2003 Subaru Baja Sport 2.5L hoses VIN: 4S4BT62C53
Another tech inspected this vehicle, oil was found in coolant, hoses soft as a result, upper rad hose leaking, engine oil looks OK, passed block test. I searched fixes none found with oil in coolant, looks like head gasket is the only place it could mix.Any ot...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L Directionals VIN: 3VWSE69M94
This car came in for a clicking noise from dash area after turn signals were used. The noise was definitely coming from hazard switch/relay. The directionals and the indicators work fine when engaged. The problem was that the clicking would continue at a sligh...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Ac VIN: 3VWSK69M14
Customer was driving along one day and all of a sudden the AC quite working. Brought it into the shop and checked system pressures and found 300 psi plus in the high side and 70 psi in the low side. Not sure of what type of refrigerant was in the system as thi...
2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L ignition switch VIN: 3VWRF71K97
Hi everybody! I've got an issue with a 2007 Jetta where the key will not return to the off/rest position, and won't come out of the switch. There are codes in the radio and the passenger side airbag system, but nothing in the engine or central electrical syste...

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1998 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JH4DC4359V
Thanks to all who replied, succesful repair with an oe distributor. I didn't want o commit immediately because the oe part with all Components costs $800 so I sourced out a known good assembly and the vehicle is back to normal, thanks again to all who replied
2001 Audi TT 1.8L Unknown VIN: TRUTX28N41
Well, as it turns out it is in my equipment. I jounced the tank around a bit and it seemed to fall in to a different position. After this it measures accurately and the a/c on the car has the correct pressures and temperatures.
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Ride Control VIN: 5UXFB535X4
2005 BMW 525i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, no brakes VIN: WBANA53535
thank you all for the help, i personally drove the vehicle 100 miles with no brake concern, on this model it does not have a vacuum pump, its the old style engine. as for the running poorly the crank case vent valve was the fix, it has excessive pressure. than... Trouble codes: 2882 (mixture preparation bank 1), 2883 (mixute preparation bank 2).
1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Blend door VIN: 1GNDT13W1S
Thanks guys the customer was told dash must come out.One person said go behind glove box .Not a option the back of the box is the dash.The cover only comes off.He will bring it back next week when he has some time and one of my guys is back from vacation.seems...
2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 LS 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCGG25R94
Hi every body again and thanks a lot for your help and your time. This van is fixed. Somebody in the past, had installed a different ign. switch whose harness didn't match the under dash harness; but they bypassed some wires and I think that was the way the ve...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L LR Brake VIN: IGNDT13S62
Back from a long vacation and it's time to close the help request. The truck isn't fixed at this point, we suspect it's the EBCM that is causing the problem but have not done anything else to try to fix it at this time. My friend has been very busy with anothe...
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66G6X
thanks for all the help, we first replaced the cam sensor, that did not do the job, then we replaced the crank sensoe and it is so far good. thanks for all who replied steve Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor).
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Hesitation VIN: 2C8GF68474
Thank you to all who replied. The suggestions all pointed to two likely possibilites. Flex plate or timing belt. Prior to doing anything big, we had replaced the cam and crank sensors and check the tone wheel on the cam. None of these changed anything. The idl... Trouble codes: P0016.
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L pinion bearings VIN: 2B7HB11Y2X
Thanks to all the replies & suggestions. This is part fix, part summary, (& part prayer with fingers crossed). This time (like other two) I replaced ALL bearings, races, &crush sleeve(only now with OE parts). Axle housing was completely cleaned out of all debr...
1996 Ford F-250 XLT 7.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHX26G8T
Replaced both front O2 sensors and cleaned MAF. Timothy from Wisconsin hit the nail on the head. My scan tool (Genisys) did not clear the KAM, even though it said it did. I disconnected the battery cables and touched together. With KAM cleared, my fuel tri... Trouble codes: P0153 (Bank 2 Sensor 1 Slow Response), P0171 (Bank 1 Too Lean), P0174 (Bank 2 Too Lean).
1997 Ford Taurus G 3.0L Cooling System VIN: 1FALP51U8V
Sam , Kent , Michael , and Ron get the prize... If I want to honestly reply to this help request than the fix was a FORD SURGE TANK AND TANK CAP!!! Yes the vehicle needed a Heater core 100% , It did have CO in the coolant prior to the initial head gasket repl...
2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Drive-axles VIN: 1FTZR15X5Y
Replaced drive shaft problem has gone truck runs good at highway speeds now thanks to all that replied.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L programing VIN: 1FAFP5524Y
Sorry for the delay in closing. We installed an ax4n transmission to repair this problem. According to all the research I did there is not a P.C.M. with flex fuel and the ax4n transmission. We considered changing the fuel system but I was afraid of unforseen ...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Trans VIN: 1FAFP6633Y
Thanks for all teh replies. After taking my guys word for doing the job right I decided to check into it myself. The tss and vss connectors had been switched. Transmission works fine now. Next time I will take the time to verify myself. Thanks to you all.
2002 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRX18W52
Thanks for all the help I have finally fixed this truck. Ended up replacing the dash cluster with a used one reprogramed the keys and fired right up did find alt. over charging replaced and all is good onceagain thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0443 (p1451-), P1451 (p1747-), P1747 (p0750-), P0750.
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP58202
let me start by saying car would act up only once every 500 plus miles or so. we did not have the car for entire time to keep test equipment tied on(especially to scope cam/crank sensors)as others indicated. took an educated guess and replaced the crank sensor...
2004 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14504
Thank you for all your help guys. I knew it had to something when the engine was hot causeing short. After test driving the truck and the fuse blowing again I looked at the intake runner control and it was sticking in spots. It would keep blowing the fusesaver... Trouble codes: P0010, P0020, P0443, P0446, P0104, P2106.
2008 Ford Fusion S 2.3L Engine VIN: 3FAHP08Z68
The car is gone without its balance shaft assembly. It runs well and is quiet now. The vibration is enough to notice, but not really all that bad at any RPM. The overall reliability of this repair remains to be seen. The delete kit was simply a plug with a...
1990 GMC G2500 Vandura 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GDEG25K5L
I really thank everyone every body led me in the right direction.I ended up running a 12 volt wire to B1 connection on ecm. van runs great now as to why I was not getting 12v their it must something wrong in the fuse panel.thanks again I did need the help
1998 GMC Savana 2500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCFG25W4W
thanks to everyone that responded. i believe the problem is the injectors, my my friend has decided not to spend anymore more on it and will keep it as a parts truck for the rest of his rental fleet. in my spare time i my just go ahead and remove the injecto...
2000 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L inadvertent power relay VIN: 1GKEL19W3Y
The draw was from an aftermarket dvd player. They wired it in the overhead console power supply. The unit itself is faulty. Too bad these so called experts can't wire things in properly so as not to have power with the key off! Thanks for the help
2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L MIL Lamp on, Runs good VIN: 1HGEM77962
well this is a funny one, first thanks to all the posts and thanks to IATN. the veh had a head gasket repair 6 months ago we sent the head assembly to the machine shop and had them go through the head. valve job, decked, seals ect... when i got the head back i... Trouble codes: P1259.
2004 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L 2-1 downshift ? VIN: SHSRD68414
Vehicle is fixed.Replaced the throttle body.performed relearn procedure.works perfectly.Thanks for all the input.
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L exhaust valves VIN: KM8SB13D93
thank you for your opinions...most talked about getting the customer on their way which i'm well on my way to doing...worked the weekend, motor is out, used one will be here in an hour...not crazy about eating it but i was going to and am at this point...custo...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L engagement VIN: SAJDA01C8Y
I pulled the trans to find the direct clutches smoked. Intermediate band had been hot. Although 4-3 spring was okay, it got replaced in a reman (tested) valvebody. Case bores were repaired and solenoid pack replaced along with pump flow control valve (old valv...
1988 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1JCMT7892J
Thanx to all who replied. Was actually a simple fix. Customer brought in all the RO's from past SMOGs, and it always passed till this year. I was right in my assumption about running too lean. Hooked up my scope for starters (original tech has no scope) he was...
2007 Jeep Compass 2.4L compressor VIN: 1J8FF47W07
I decided that the compressor failure must have been a coincidence with the alternator replacement. I have no answer for this. A third compressor was installed and all is fine. Thank you for the reply's.
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start VIN: KNDTC73324
We found that the car would only start if we removed the plugs on the passenger side, which after further testing revealed the passenger side secondary cat was completely plugged. Replaced the cat and it now runs Trouble codes: N0NE.
2003 Mazda MPV EX 3.0L key solenoid VIN: JM3LW28J93
Adjusting the park position switch solved the problem for now, 3 weeks. Customer declined new shift lever assembly. Thanks for replies. I had reviewed similar tech help posting regarding same issue. It contained a copy/paste trouble tree which is as follows: ...
2004 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L wont rev VIN: 1N6AA06B04
Well it is fixed and I feel stupid again. I hadnt noticed that the tailpipe was missing and where the exhaust dumps out is where the evap pressure sensor wiring is routed. I was getting some very strange voltage readings and it was confusing me. If I would unp... Trouble codes: 2122 (2138 -), 2138 (1229 -), 1229 (0550 -), 0550.
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Locked VIN: 1GMDU03E11
Some of the replies said to hold 2 buttons for the 1st. 3 digets and am/fm for the next 3. I tried this first thing after it locked as I am familiar with the old type and no response. What I was looking for was a way around the dealer, but as many replied a Te...
1998 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B8W
Thanks to all of you who offered me help with this Toyota. As I had said before this car had been at numerous shops previously with driveability complaints. While I had the vehicle the symptoms were extremely intermittent, most of the time the car would run gr... Trouble codes: P0172.
2003 Toyota Prius 1.5L Starting VIN: JT2BK18UX3
From the replies I recieved I checked the service plug again and from what HV Battery PIDS I could read with my SnapOn Modis the battery was OK. I replaced the 12V battery with a new larger and more CCA battery as some suggested.I could justify the replacement...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L ac clutch
well it seems to be unanamus ..that its a clutch problem .. customer has gone on holidays ..wont be back for a month so i havent fixed it but im sure its a clutch problem . if the fan relay mopdule does not see the proper resistace it will just send a spike ...
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