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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L starter motor VIN: WAUBA24B7X
I need to know where/how the engine is grounded. I replaced the alternator and now I can't get the vehicle to start. Do not see any wires that I have left unconnected. The vehicle is still on support stands, maybe stressing a ground connection??
1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall, Idle Fluctuation VIN: 2G4WB52K0X
This car intermittently dies when you release the accelerator, "like a bad i.a.c.". We noticed the I.A.T. and Coolant Temp sensors will sometimes read -40 below on snap-on scanner but with no running problems, then it will just fix itself. Also 1 time it just ...
1988 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L Stall VIN: 2GCEK19KXJ
Hello again dear fellas, I'm in a deep whole right here, I got this truck with a cutting off at idle complain, as you can read my repair history, almost every thing has been replaced, inspected or adjusted, truck don't have any codes, it starts and runs fine w...
1990 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Hard Start VIN: 2GCEC14K2L
This one has us at a loss, when cold you have to hold your foot on the gas to keep it running otherwise it will die, after a couple minutes vehicle will kinda idle on it's own. idle surges bad when cold also. off idle vehicle seems to run great. this appears t...
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GKDT13W7T
OK folks, got another kicking my tail. Truck came in with complaint of hesitation when taking off. Test drove and found truck runs good when cruising, but when you come off the gas and get back into it, it will hesitate and stumble for a moment. It will quickl...
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L compressor VIN: 3GNEK18R7V
customer brings in and says ac works for a few minutes then starts blowing warm. he then tells me he has to disconnect the batt so it will start the next morning. checked out and found comp. stays energized even with key off, i was thinking maybe pcm but not s...
1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Stall VIN: 1G1YY32G3X
hi all, got this vette towed in last week with service column lock displayed, checked TSBs found 01-02-35-008 tsb had been done already with relay and harness installed. all the wires at ignition switck are cut and alarm installed with about 20 butt conectors ...
2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L ABS pump VIN: 1G1YY32G2Y
hey guys this vette has a C1243 stored for "BPMV pump motor stall". lamp was not on on arrival, but code was stored in history. it is currently working and not getting hot. after 20 seconds or so of operation it only got to 100*F. looks like a simple circuit...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L No Start VIN: 3C8FY68B72
This pt came in customer said it died on road thought he heard a pop.Car was tail hooked into shop as no start. I am at a loss checked timing,fuel,fire,inj.pulse,cam&crank signal. Have went through trouble shooter on solus and car has no codes. Timing belt is ...
2001 Chrysler Voyager 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GT25B31
came in with evap code and smoke test showed couple 5/8 hose by canister dry rott. replace ldp pump,replace canister purge solonoid and couple hoses to canister with gas cap. clear code and send the car away now came back with evap code(same) and another thing... Trouble codes: P0442, P0455, P0456
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Accessories VIN: 3A4FY58B06
hi all. this cruiser has intermittent radio and clock failures, with customer stating that wiggling the key eliminates it. Also, battery has died twice while sitting overnight. no drain when i check aND ALT IS WORKING. READING ONLINE I SEE LOts OF USER COMPLAI...
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L engine VIN: 3C8FY68894
Car came in for check engine light and the car was stalling i scanned the car and got codes for random missfire and also all of the injectors. So i pulled the plugs and found that they were coverd in oil i replaced the valve cover gasket and the spark plugs an...
2008 Chrysler Sebring Limited 3.5L Rack And Pinion VIN: 1C3LC65M58
Checked all the above with an chassis ear...seem to hear the clunk from the steering gear/inner tie rod area. Is this a common problem ..checking the inner tie rods with the outers removed..it seems that as the car cooled the rt side became loose.it seemed a l...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan EX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP74L22
Running poorly, highway and idle. Never died. Ckd codes, had random and specific cylinder misfires. Scoped. Had original coil, weak, replaced. No difference. Interesting fact: with a/c off 18 inches of vacuum; a/c on, drops to 10 inches of vacuum. Also, a very... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 Misfire), P0304 (Cyl 4 Misfire)
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1D4HR38N03
Hi everybody, this durango came in with a ticking noise and no compression in cyl#7.Run leak down test to make sure valves and piston were ok, indeed there are no leakages After pulling valve covers found intake lobe corresponding to that cyl all pitted and wo...
2007 Dodge Charger 2.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3KA43HX7
Before everyone gets on me for the wrong engine size the VIN comes up with 5.7L and here it comes up with 2.7L. This is for sure a 5.7L Hemi (H) engine code. We have installed this engine and now can't get the car out the door. Occ. this car will not start....
1997 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L head gasket
We got one of these in with the common oil leak from the right head gasket and the blown out cooling passage in the intake manifold. I have it running now, but I would like to know what you all use to clean the corrosion off the block face when replacing the h...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L temp. VIN: 1FTNW21L4Y
this truck has had every peice of ac sys. replaced some twice .pressures are low side about 40 to 45 high side about 175 to 225 depending on amb. temp.vent temp is only about 60 degrees blend door mtr. is ok, please help if anyone can thank you.
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L fan switch VIN: 1FAHP3838Y
This 2000 Focus a/c compressor won't activate when the fan switch is on the 3 4 setting but the fan still blows. The light on the fan switch will go off when set on the 3 4 speed setting as well. The light comes on and the compressor operates with the 1 2 sett...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21F81
Owner drove this diesel about 3 hours, turned it off, no problems evident during entire drive. Next morning it cranks but won't start. No codes in KOEO or memory, passes injector buzz test. Fuel pressure is a little high, spec. says 60 psi, has 80 psi KOEO and...
2003 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FDXF47P83
Hello eveyone. We have a powerstroke giving us fits! It will intermittently have a "dead" accelerator pedal while accelerating. Vehicle will not stall, just go back to idle. If you coast for a bit, it will regain its throttle and run normal again. While this o... Trouble codes: P2614 (CMP output / open), P2617, P0278 (Cylinder 6 contribution)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21PO4
I have this 6.0L causing some problems. It will not start at all. The fuel filters have been replaced. Fuel pressure is 60-65. ICP pressure is only 550psi MAX! I know this is low but spec is min of 500. It seems as if it almost wants to start after cranking fo... Trouble codes: P0299 (Turbo Underboost), P0470 (Exhaust Backpressure Sensor Ckt), P2290 (ICP Low), P2614 (CMP Output Ckt Open), P2617 (CKP Output Ckt Open)
2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPW12565
Hello all, Vehicle towed in as a no-crank. Testing shows battery power at starter relay pin 30, starter will crank if jumper wire is installed from pin 30 to pin 87. Battery power at pin 86 when key is turned to crank. Pin 85 has high resistance to ground.....
2006 Ford Freestyle SE 3.0L Surge, flutter VIN: 2FTZA54686
hey guys i got a brain teaser here. this freestar is a fleet acount we have. they brought it in for what the customer calls a flutter about every fourty five seconds when driving above fourty five miles an hour. i felt this "flutter" at every speed pretty much...
1997 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GDJG31F7V
The vehicle runs fine all day but when they return to the shop at the end of the day and back it into a bay to unload it, it will crank but no start after about 15 to 30 minutes. If you try to start it in the first 15 mins it will start or if you let it cool o...
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L Stall VIN: 1GTHK231X2
This truck belongs to my doctor. He claims it will stall while driving if it is raining at cruise or stoping put car in neutral and will restart while rolling. I am thinking of water on a connector or the edge juice chip. I am not a diesel tech so I am open fo...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L rear VIN: 1HGCB765XP
car has Diagonal split system. Left front and right rear on one master cyl piston and vise-versa on the other. How could such a system have the only the rear brakes fail, unless it is the proportioning valve? Unless I have missed something... Any one who reall...
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1HGEM21981
Thanks in advance for any help you can offer. The problem with this car is only on initial start up. The first time you go to drive the car it will hesitate and fall flat on it's face. you can have your foot to the floor and it will just bog almost like it is ...
2003 Honda S2000 2.0L electric power steering VIN: JHMAP114X3
This vehicle came to us from a body shop for an alignment and an inoperative electric power steering system after they performed body repairs. The original code was for a torque sensor. We replaced it and performed the neutral position calibration. The eps sti...
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L door locks VIN: 2HKYF18603
Hello Techs, Here' s the problem: Remote keyless entry doesn't work. Additionally, only the driver's door and tailgate lock or unlock when the interior power lock button is applied. We've put a new battery in the remote, checked it at the locksmith's and tried...
2006 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Hybrid BatteryLife VIN: JHMES96664
Hi, Honda Hybrid Techs, My customer had me look this car over for a possible purchase for $9K It all looks OK to me, needless to say I informed her I have no training but am gonna pursue training on Hybrid. I know better than to try to work on one without trai...
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...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L U connect VIN: 1J4HR582X5
Hi my best group,the customer concern is cannot pair his cell phone to U connect system ( it was paired and used for one year before)it said paires list is full then we try to delet a paired mobile but it said the paired list is empty!!! crazy right? I do not ...
2005 Kia Sportage LX 2.7L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJE723X5
Customer drove in this morning and stated she got on highway and vehicle died,all light on dash illuminated. Engine turned over but would not restart. After 3-4 trys engine started and ran normally. We are unable to duplcate her concern. Trouble codes: P0300 (Randam misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L susp code VIN: 12NMGGUIIU
just aligned vehicle- now a code on dash is hsc code what does this mean & what happened by just aligning the vehicle. we did have to raise it from the center to get a camber correction,thank you for any advice.
1994 Lexus ES300 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8GK13T2R
This car came in completely cutting out at about 1/2 throttle. Scanned for codes and got p0303, p1300 as described above. I cleared them and waited for the codes to come back in order and p1300 was the only one that showed up at all thus far. The car runs very... Trouble codes: P1300 (igniter circuit malfunction), P0303
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L steering gear VIN: JT8UF22EXS
Replaced power steering rack to cure a "morning sickness" issue. After replacement with reman from Wordpac, power assist became intermittent. Replaced with Lexus part and now only have assist above idle speed. Did not seem to have pressure at the rack when run...
2003 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ22553
Hello, this vehicle came in for an overheat issue and found that it has a real hard time idling. Scanned the ecu and got 0300 misfire code, 0117 ect code(overheat), 0171 fuel system lean, also found that at normal operating temp. Fuel system is still in open ... Trouble codes: P0117 (Ect), P0421 (Warm up cat), P0171 (Fuel system lean)
1995 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L Hvac VIN: 1GAHG39U67
This is an auto system has no codes when checked through the control head system high and low preasurereadings look good when i first start it and turn the ac on its semi cold but starts getting warmer cant figure out why and what to look at next someone h...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG7058Y
I have this car here in my stall. I replaced the MAF and cleared the codes. After driving the car for about 2 miles i pulled back into the stall and rechecked my fuel trims. they were still at +16. No check engine light. Rechecked for vacuum leaks and have fou... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173
1996 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AJ46G7T
Alright mists. techs, Ive got one thats throwing me for a loop. This car has a rough idle,will smooth out at @ 1500 rpms and acts like a vacuum leak. I check for any vacuum leaks and found none. I couldnt get any EGR data on my modis scan tool so i pulled the ...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52TX1
Hi All just a quick question. On this grand am I am changing ignition switch (electrial part) after installing new electrial part of switch. Still using old lock cylinder and key do I still have to do re learn procedure. From everything I can find on iatn web...
1997 Saturn SL 1.9L gear ratio errors VIN: 1G8ZH5284V
Customer came to me wanting me to install a used transmission that he had already picked up...reassured me that it was the same year and was identical to the one that was in his car...installed it for him and runs through the gears good for the first shift but...
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L won't hardly move VIN: 5GZCZ33D13
Also has EBCM codes COO50, CO161, U2105 Lost Comm W/ECM. Also has BCM Codes U2106 Lost Comm w/TCM, and U2108 lost comm w/ABS/TCS system. All these codes and those listed below will come right back, after clearing. No visible component or wiring damage under ho... Trouble codes: P0502, P0701, U2106 (Lost Comm W/Trans), U2107 (Lost Comm W/BCM), U2105 (Lost Comm W/ECM TCM Code), U2107 (Lost Comm W/BCM)
1992 Subaru SVX LS 3.3L Sol A & Sol C codes VIN: JFICX3532N
This car came in with codes 11 (duty sol A), code 21 (trans temp sensor), and code 24 (duty sol C transfer case). I tested all wiring and solenoids and TCU (for voltage to solenoids). I found the temp sensor bad and replaced it. code 21 is now gone. All else t...
1985 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWCA0168F
This car came in as a no start problem. I tracked the problem down to being fuel related. The car starts for about 3 seconds then dies. I had to artificially en-richen it to keep it running. The spec is 70psi but we only have 41psi when it cranks over and runs...
1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WVWCB5157L
first time poster here. we have been graced with the joy of this little red vw. it blows black smoke all the time. traced it down to ect circuit. we have 5 volts on signal wire going to sensor when unplugged. when we plug connector to sensor the reference volt...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L N-92 Solenoid 5 Code 00266 VIN: WV2EE0708S
The first question it if the books spec for solenoid 4 is correct? second is there anything else that i am missing if the book is wrong?
1998 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3VWDA81H1W
Basically this car has eatin my lunch long ago ,this problem will happen almost every time , so after a 30 minute drive at 65 (15 out and 15 back to shop) with or without ac on , 5 speed in 5th then park the car and 15 - 20 minutes later it still starts 25 min...

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1994 BMW 525i 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBAHD6328R
1999 BMW M3 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WBSBK9333X
Back to very basics...added fuel to tank, test drove and problem is gone. It would seem that it had last years fuel still in it and perhaps even poor quality fuel then. I am selling a tune even though it has 37000 miles, the 10 years warrant replacement of pl...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L power steering VIN: WDBEA12345
My Fellow IATNrs sorry i close this post until now, customer opted to sell vehicle since is giving him so many problems, you see, he does not take it to one repair shop, he bounces from shop to shop for repairs, Thanks to all for your help!!!
1983 Buick Regal 3.8L Stall
well, thanks again to all the amazing info. it turned out to be a bad control to the egr--keeping the vacuum signal on at idle. The customer didnt want to keep digging so we plugged the line and sent him on home. 3 weeks and he says its still running like a to...
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Communication line, radio, VIN: 1G4HP54KXY
Well I am sorta embarassed to post this fix. But nevertheless, I was able to duplicate the problem with a charger directly hooker up to the alt. battery post and grounding the charger to the alt. case. What I started off doing was checking the battery negative...
2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L A/C control VIN: 2G4WB55K1Y
Finally!! Well, I can call this one fixed !! sorry it took so long for the reply but I wanted to give the customer enough time just to make sure everything is ok. As many of you suggested, the problem was in the ignition switch harness, what threw me off for a...
1986 Cadillac DeVille Touring 4.1L Cuts out VIN: 1GBDC6980U
Ok here it goes. I had already done the grounds and that did not fix it. Once it got hot it would act up. Finally hung a scope on it and saw all kinds of pulsations in the ingnition part of the patterns. Killing the alternator stopped it. Pulled the cap and ro...
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L third gear VIN: 1G6KD52Y9T
Thanks for your help the solenoids were broken. replaced the solenoids and the road test confirmed the repair was complete.
2004 Cadillac SRX 3.6L no cranck VIN: 1GYDE63754
first thanks for Rob, Paul and Josh, it sorry takes long time, I got 3 helpfull replys recomend to 30m relearn , low votage at ECM and communication problem, there is a TSB for same concern recomend tp up date PCM for latest calibration I do reflash with ...
1995 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G1BL52P4S
ok this was a weird one and almost unbelievable but true.i previously unplugged the electric air pump which only injects air upstream and when cold.the oxygen sensors and fuel trim did not indicate super high oxygen.just incase i did remove both hoses and plug...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start VIN: 3GNFK16R1X
Hey guys thanks a million for all the great input. I got some great replies and that makes for a great team. The truck finally acted up long enough to verify no fuel pressure. Traced to no power at pump. As stated before previous shop replaced pump twice. That...
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13T3Y
This one turned out to be alot simpler than we thought. Sometimes a guy looks too hard at a problem and forgets the basics. What we ended up doing is hooking up a fuel pressure gauge so that we could monitor the fuel pressure while driving the truck. Bingo-whe... Trouble codes: P0300.
2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 2CNBJ13C51
after checking everything again i stumbled on the problem when u push up on the cam sensor while its running it would stumble and stall the coustomer declined the work so if there are any more problems i woulnt know but im sure a cam sensor would take care of ...
2002 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDX03E42
Well, after several days of waiting on theft deterrent module, replaced it and It still would not start. I went from p1626 to p1626 and u1000.Continued to get a programming error every time I attempted to flash the VTD, error 4399 programming not completed. Co... Trouble codes: U1000 (Class 2 communication problem history), U1040 (Ebtcm communications history), P1626 (Anti theft fuel enable circuit history), U1016 (Loss pcm communications only on air bag history).
2006 Chevrolet Impala LTZ 3.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WU58106
Fixed:Thanks to James, it took 35 minute for relearn to complete.Car runs great.We are going to keep the vehicle for a few days and drive.Thanks for all the help for everyones input. Trouble codes: P1629.
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L A/c System VIN: 1G1AK55F56
Replaced compressor, and while flushing the system out found a screen filter in the outlet side of the evaporator. It looks alot like an orifice tube, but it is just a screen. It was full of debris. Replaced and all is well. Thanks to everyone.
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 3.0L trans VIN: 4C3AGS2H51
ok this is fixed,i want to thank all for replying,but robert from NY hit this out of the park. we had checked the charging sys previously and was at 13.2 volts at 42 amps,we put a new alt. on and all the lights on dash went out except now we had nuetral light ...
2003 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Compressor VIN: 1C3EL45T73
Thanks for all the good tips about the pressure transducer. I haven't bought one yet but I think that will fix the problem. When I get around to buying one, since the car is mine, I'll post the results. Thank you all again
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L Misfire VIN: 107HA18227
Did not want ot pull the head without solid proof the lifter was bad. But as my tech suspected, replacing the lifters solved the problem. Trouble codes: 1416 (cylinder deactivation).
1987 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Starter Solenoid VIN: 2FTEF15H1H
Thanks to all of you that responded. As with our suspicion the general consenses was to replace the starter. The only thing that made us second guess ourselves was that the battery cables had been installed backwards and there was not a solenoid on the start...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP40441
Thank to all that helped. Upon further diagnosis as per your information, I started to get wird info on our scan tool that kept changing and giving me different trouble codes. I found that the computer was the problem and replace it. The car runs beautifly.... Trouble codes: P0340.
2005 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA51695
We were unable tocompletely fix this reig. We susected it was the ECM due to water intrusion, and the owner declined to spend the money on something that caused no driveability problems. I think he took it to trade off. Trouble codes: P0180.
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Cruise VIN: 1HGES16591
customer had pressure washed car. checked power and grounds and found cruise control servo was clicking but would not set. replaced servo . thankyou for all the help
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KMHDN45D22
Well hyndai not a verified fix, we recieved several replies indicating brake switch over adjusted, we did ck and adjust, brake fluid contamination has been a possibility as it looked bad when we first started repairs, we also adjusted rear brakes and inspected...
2006 Isuzu NPR 5.2L rear brakes VIN: 1JK6514YUI
Most all said they thought I had the shoes on right. I haven't gotten back into the truck yet due to time restraints and the heat but will be in the next few weeks. If I have any earth shattering news to tell I will repost and fill you in. Thanks for the advic...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Limp mode VIN: SAJEB51C42
Thanks for the help. What I found was high resistence for the ground wires at the APP sensor. I did not know where the computer grounds where, so I cleaned all the ground connections on the right front fender and the battery ground to the body. The APP resista... Trouble codes: P1000.
1991 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: IJ4FJ58S8M
finally fixed it. turned out to be a coil wire breaking down switched it with a cyliner wire and it would miss sometimes under load. the wire was good enough to have a spark but not a good one. put a new set on and all is well.
2006 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L fan clutch VIN: SALME15496
Sorry for the delay this fan clutch was extremely corroded everyone hit it right on the head with loosing counter rotation of the fan.
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNF1V2WY6
Thanks to all for the help, the customer decided not to replace the harness. Instead he traded the car in. It was great to be able to show him that others said it was the same as we said. Sometimes people need a second opion. so agin thank you very much Trouble codes: P0307 (misfire cyl 7), P0357 (ing. coil cyl 7), P0411.
2004 Mazda 3 i 2.0L power sterring VIN: JM1BK12F44
It's been almost 2 week since we ask for help, we finally change the VSS as it was obvious that one was in trouble and we also change the P/S oil as a guess it might help/solve the problem. customer girlfriend was in next day (different car, different problem)...
1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL 3.8L ac fuse VIN: WDBCA33ADB
every body was talking about fuse so i end up putting 30 amp circuit breaker and that fix the problem. thanks to all
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WBDFA66E7N
WOT switch on throttle body was the problem. It should be closed contact with continuity at idle between ground and brn/yellow wire. as soon as you open the throttle it opens the circuit and goes into closed loop, this was in closed loop all the time. thanks t...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J22
Well boys and girs the car is fixed, this took several days and many hour, we first tried a pedal assymbly only to find we were missing our 5 volt refrence at every single module. then the fu n started at the ECM pinning out and group 4 pin 21 seemed to be sho...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L wheel shake VIN: WDBRF61J92
thanks to everyone, the problem was the 19 inch wheels. We swapped the wheels with another that had oe wheels and the car is perfact. How ever the customer decided he wanted to look "cool", even it it ment the car drove bad, but at least we gave him a choice, ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L seat belt tensioners VIN: WDBLK65G93
OK all, Thanks again for your assistance and input, after i posted my issue we were being pressured by customer to get vehicle back asap, so we sent to dealer, they stated: wiring issue was present and repaired, they didn't point out exactly where the issue wa...
2002 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 6MMAP57P72
Before posting the fix, I just wanted to say to those that replied and for that matter those that reply to any help requests, thank you and that is what makes IATN work. Without the responses, there would definently be alot more bald mechanics in this world. S... Trouble codes: P0401, P0403.
2004 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Engine Oil VIN: JN8DR09X04
Well after all the helpful info I recieved I tested a lot of things before removing the cylinder heads and finding blown head gaskets.First I pressure checked the cooling system and removed the spark plugs to check for coolant leaking into the cylinders.Then t...
1982 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L No Start VIN: WPOEA0910C
The Porsche is fixed. It needed a fuel pump relay and the overrev switch replaced. Thanks to Dave [...] for the info of where the overrev black box was (in trunk between gas gauge and gas door, black plastic box 3 inches per side an inch thick). I think this w...
2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster S 3.2L radio lh window VIN: WP0CB29871
well the cust swares he did not cross the terminals during charging. any way the radio fuse was blown on the back of the unit and the window motor was bad. thanks to all that responded
1996 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Starting VIN: WVWBB81E5T
Thanks for all the good info, the customer took the car and will call me when it happens again. He lives around the corner. He doesn't want to drop alot of cash if its not a for sure deal. Thanks again, Bob
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