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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Slow start at times VIN: 19UUA5661Y
Techs, The fuel pres. drops to 0 as soon as ing. is turned off. This is causing hard/delayed starts at times. Where is the check valve (if it has one) pump, pump assembly? I can't find data on what keep fuel pres. up or for how long. Am I missing somthing? Tha...
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L oil temp gauge VIN: WAULT64B42
oil temperature gauge not working. checked for power and ground at sensor in bottom of pan, ok so replaced sensor, no change.did dash analog actuator test with vag com gauges all sweep.tested output of sensor it was 2.05 volts,scoped it it looks like it is swi...
2005 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L radio reception VIN: WAUAC48H95
This radio has no reception 99% of the time. We removed the radio and panel on trunk lid to check cable attatchements. Ohmed out the cable from radio to the amp on left side. The cable from the radio is good. The cable to the antenna on the right side of the l...
1983 BMW 528e 2.7L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBADK830XD
I need to know about the trigger in the flywheel for the reference sensor. The car was originaly auto customer installed manual trans, car has not ran well since. The flywheel has two round balls for reference fairly close to each other, causing two pulses per...
2003 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBL93433
This car came in with some lean bank 1&2 codes and then some rich bank 1&2 code. It has an K&N filer and intake. I cleaned the air filter and did not re-oil. Installed new MAS insert. But now am getting these AE fuel diagnoiss bank 1 & 2 codes. I updated to la...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L waterpump VIN: WBAVB175X6
customer brought vehicle in with complaint of overheating at interstate speeds, found no obvious issues with leaks, fan operation etc., said he had no issues around town. after checking for bulletins concerning overheats found the one concerning waterpump fail...
2007 BMW 525xi 3.0L No Start VIN: WBANF735X7
car came to us as a no start no communication. car was at bmw and was guessed that the car was hit by lighting and the car was written off.we cannot comunicate with any module of the car. we replaced with known good parts- the rear fuse box- fuel pump module- ...
2002 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L Low oil pressure VIN: 3G5DB03EX2
Need help please. We are stumped. Oil pressure light comes on when turning at normal speed, at a stop or bump at idle, will go off when engine rpm is brought up to 700 rpm, will stay on at idle until rpm is brought up to 700 rpm, tested oil pressure at idle t...
1986 Chevrolet C10 Silverado 5.0L 3rd and 4th gear, REV VIN: 1GCEC14F1G
Hi there and thanks for the help on this one. I have this 86 chevy 2WD truck that I just overhauled the 700R4 in. The tranny is actually out of a 1989 Firebird V8(does have the auxillary valve body). The 86 trans was torpedoed, so we just got a junkyard unit ...
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L battery VIN: 1G1YY3386L
First time posting so bare with me.Car would not start after sitting for 10 days. our road service tried to jump car off and it would not turn over. Installed new battery and vehicle started. Tested old battery and it was stone cold dead. Tried to charge the o...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29U71
Replaced body control module and reprogrammed to correct key in ignition error, after programmed air bag light stays on, went thru reset per mitchell instructions and still stays on. Tech2 or snap on solus won't allow for reset precdure.looking for ideas to ge... Trouble codes: B1001 (Option configuration error)
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Engine VIN: 1GCHK23152
thanks in advance. after a recent transmission build (new clutchs, triple disc converter, valve body) in drive and reverse with foot on the brake the engine will load to 90% and want to start moving, if it sits long enough with foot on brake then the trans tem...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L blower motor VIN: 1GNES16S24
The blower motor works on speeds 1-4 but doesnt work at all on speed 5. I checked power and grounds, all good but still inop, so I thought maybe the resistor that another shop put in was a defect so i replaced it again. please I need some pointers
2008 Chevrolet HHR LS Panel 2.2L convertor VIN: 3GCDA85D08
test drove, can watch rpms jump 200 rpms when at crouse in 3rd or 4th @ 35mph & up. on scan tool can see convertor duty cycle fluctuate, it will ramp up then drop fall to 0 then start all over again (1 sec. to ramp up then off for 1 sec.) does not realy affect...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L drive shaft VIN: 1C4GT64L1V
The rear drive shaft for this awd town and country is bad looked all over for parts no one has them a new one is 800 dollars the van is not worth that much wanted to know if you can remove the drive shaft and make this a front wheel drive only van with out any...
1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Hard start cold VIN: 1C3EJ56H5X
Car starts hard cold only long crank times. When running it will stumble and stall on occasion. Fuel pressure within specs, checked timing/belt both are ok. Thanks for your help! Trouble codes: 300 (misfire)
1991 Dodge B250 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B6HB21Y4M
Hi every one: this van came on the hook, for no start, owner had chnged the coil with no luck , we chech the pick up coil ,there was no continiuvity between orang and gray wire , so we put a new pick up coil , steel no start , continiuvity between all three c... Trouble codes: 11 (No refference during cranking)
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3B7HC13Z81
I am posting this for another tech at work, it is his daily driver. He had the motor overhauled in april, but the problem was there prior to and after the rebuild. what the truck does is, in the morning when he backs out of his driveway, it will hesitate, stum...
2003 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L no front ac cooling VIN: 1D4HS58N53
Hellow to all : Vehicle from other shop that replaced front evaporator & heater core. No ac cooling from front system, however customer said there was no front ac cooling before repairs. Previous shop also replaced front and rear expansion valves and compresso...
2003 Dodge B3500 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2D7KB31ZX3
This vehicle came in with a buck/surge off of idle. The more I drove it the more I realized it was happening only as the wheels rotated. Put vehicle on the dyno and found out it was only when the rear wheels rotated. I then disconnected rear diff sensor and no...
2004 Dodge Dakota SXT 3.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7GG16K24
have the ok to tear down further if needed. just did not want to miss some common issue i'm unaware of. this thing barely idles. scantool shows about 3.5 " vacuum and it's correct. the fuel trims are -30. fuel pressure is steady and does not bleed. there is a ... Trouble codes: 172 (rich f/t), 175 (rich f/t)
2007 Dodge Charger 2.7L Timing chain tensioner VIN: 2B3KA43R57
I have put a timing chain on an 2007 dodge charger with the 2.7 motor, got it timed correctly but cant seem to prime the tensioner. I have looked on all data to get the procedure and it requires a special tool that I do not have, is there any way to prime this...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDEE14H2R
Van cuts out intermintantly at idle. Van only does it in closed loop. Heres what I know. When the hick-up occurs, the RPM has a small jump UP, then down, then back to normal. When it happenes my o2 goes lean for a split second. Injecter pulse goes up. I have s...
1997 Ford F-250 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHF26H5V
no start,no spark no fuel no noid no check engine light.eec power relay clicks,all fuses good.if you unplug the spout connector you get spark.please help i need a direction to go.the distributor was replaced for no spark no noid,vehicle ran for 2 days now its ...
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L No Start, Misfire VIN: 3FAKP1331Y
This customer is a regular. Vehicle came in @89339 miles 12/08 with no injector pulse (No Codes). Replaced pcm all was good till 96,700 miles (6/09) came in running like crap. No codes tested injector pulse. 1 &3 injectors stuck on. Replaced pcm, all ran great...
2000 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTZR15V3Y
The customer came in stating that the vehicle will free rev downshifting from drive into 3rd going up a hill. ABS light was on so we scanned and found 2 codes C1230 and C1102. The rear speed sensor is used for a couple of different calculations, such as ABS & ... Trouble codes: C1230 (Rear speed sensor circuit fault), C1102 (Acceleration switch circuit fault)
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Rear wheel bearings VIN: 1FAFP34POY
Customer has come to us after having a used car dealer replace the bearings previously. I am curious if anyone else has had this type of problem?
2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Differential VIN: 1FTRW08L41
this is my own truck and i need some advice. after being in 4wd. low for about 10km, then 2 wheel drive for about 80k at 120km/hour,i could smell hot gear lube.when i stopped, the front diff was so hot the plastic cover on the outside of the diff (for routing ...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTNX21L52
Hi folks, This vehicle is giving me gray hairs. Major problem is randomly it will not start or dies on the road.When it is dead i get no data on scanner, fuel pump runs all the time and voltage to injectors and coils is 6.45 volts. After i tested 12 volts fee...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDAE56P83
only problem is truck cuts out after several miles of driving ,, only code is IPR OPEN P2623 ,, that was replaced with factory new part also high pressure pump and seals ,, also new injector seals ,, new lifters pistons etc etc only problem is vehicle cuts o... Trouble codes: P2623
2004 Ford Focus ZX5 2.3L Eng/trans/exh VIN: 3FAFP37Z94
Tia. Unusual rattle/grinding noise on take-off acceleration. Noise is quite loud but goes away after about 1 minute of driving. Occasionally we can make the noise during power braking. Noise does not last long enough and is not predictable enough to duplicate ...
2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L low power on accel VIN: 1FMFU17535
Hello all, I have something driving me up the wall here. Being a GM tech for 19 years I recently switched to Ford. Please forgive my ignorance on ford products. I have a 2005 expedition, 5.4l, seems to be leaning out on Bank 1 under accel. I ran an OASIS o... Trouble codes: P0171
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L water pump VIN: 1FTPW12596
Thanks in advance for all the mechanics that help to make this web site such a great tool. 22-miles after repalcing the altenator the water pump housing broke and it tore up fan shroud fan blade and fan clutch Installed new water pump fan clutch fan blade and ...
2001 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L belt VIN: 1GKEK13T61
Hello there I have this yukon here and when you start up the A/C it will make a fluttering sound or vibration sound. I replaced the belt and the tensioner for the compressor and the noise went away for a week and then came back. He said that when it would make...
1999 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 2HGEJ6672X
Vehicle passes block check (at least 8 times, grrr! also HC test), timing belt, water pump done 3 months ago for maintenance reasons. Replaced radiator one year ago, thermostat, flushed block and all new coolant. About 2 weeks ago radiator neck and cap corrode...
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L compressor inop VIN: 2HGES267X3
vehicle came in a/c inop, charged. compressor not kicking on, verified relay works. compressor works when grounded at relay. no ground signal at pcm for relay control. replaced thermo protector, no change. noticed evap temp sensor at -40 f. unplugged sensor an...
2002 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHWF25S82
Hello iatn friends. Today i got stuck on this car from hell to find out its been all around town with no luck. The owner has spent tons of cash on this turd. It started with a hestation and after 3 days it became a running issue. The first shop found a shorted... Trouble codes: P0340
2008 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L tpms system VIN: 5NPET46C08
this is my wifes car, i put snow tires on for the winter and the tpms light came on, which i knew it would. when i put the summer tires back on the light stayed on. does anyone know how to reset it without going to hynduai
1999 Infiniti G20 2.0L No Start
The car was sitting for a month and then No Start was towed in. The engine cranks but will not start, as there is no injector pulse (verified by noid light on one injector only, also verified power). The engine will start with carburetor fuel sprayed though th...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW68S4X
Vehicle came in with high idle and had no control of the idle rpm, code p0505, iac circuit problem. Cannot see any iac movement inside of throttle body. Removed throttle body and cleaned. Replaced iac motor. Replaced tps. Pin checked wires from both iac and tp... Trouble codes: P0505 (Iac circuit)
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L trans. relay always on VIN: 1J4GW58N4J
getting trans. relay code, even though relay tests okay. however with key on relay comes on & stays hot until key is shut off, putting system in failsafe mode
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, power loss VIN: 1J4GW48S92
Hey fellow iATNers, This Jeep came in for routine service. A full tune and fuel filter was included. Vehicle was delivered to customer running fine. It came back the next day with hard start, lack of power complaint. Fuel pressure was 20psi. We thought fuel p...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S54
You would think this would be easy. Cylinder 1 misfire intermitent, mostly when cold at idle and slight accel. Switched #1 and #2 and then #3 injectors around and it always misfires on cylinder 1. Tried a new coil pack. Checked while idling bad and it is cylin... Trouble codes: P0301
2006 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.4L engine noise VIN: 1J4FA29106
customer came for oil change has been to us 1 other time. 5k ago. we change oil, cust drives down road, says he starts hearing noise and truck dies on him. i get there, check oil level. it is full. it starts right up doesnt make noise until it gets warmed up. ...
2002 Lexus LS430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBN30F62
Car came in running bad and check engine light on, had codes P1351, P0300, P0302, P0304, P0306 and P0308. We found the timing belt was off 3 teeth on right cam. The belt was just as tight as the day we put it on 30,000 miles ago. The water outlet housing was l... Trouble codes: P1351 (VVT range performance)
2004 Lexus GS430 4.3L Yaw Sensor VIN: JT8BL695X4
This car came to us with the "VSC" light illuminates as well as the "VSC Off" light illuminated. We found two codes stored: C1234 Fault in Yaw Rate Sensor and C1210 Yaw Sensor Zero Point Calibration Undone. There are no engine codes stored. We tried to reset ...
2001 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L airbag VIN: 4F2YUO6141
oh here is the deal this tribute is back with a R1877 drivers pretensioner code. As said before the dealer replaced both harness' and I replaced the drivers pretensioner about 5 months ago due to this same code. It is back now with the same code again. I have ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBGA51E8S
car was towed in to correct 3 minute run time. prior to changing engine wiring harness, engine performed perfectly except #8 did not run at all. fuel pressure stays good, spark is good. coils continue to fire plugs as engine shudders an shuts off. raising rpm ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDB2102652
I have an E320 that has an intermittent starting problem. Once in every 20 or so starts the engine will fire and only run for a second or two and then cut out. To date it always will start and run fine on the second attempt. It logs code P1570-Start enable of ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L blend doors VIN: WDBGA43G6W
Hi I have a 98 S420 customer complainded of a/c switching from the center duct work to defrost after a few minutes of operation. I received the car a few weeks later with a bad blower motor and have since replaced. While replaceing i have confirmed his complai...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Blower Speed VIN: 2MEFM75W8X
two day before a/c compresor broke custemor was complaning that at max ac when he wolud set speed to low it would go to low speed for a second or so and then it would go to hight speed. I tested a/c controler and found no codes i check alldat and could not fin...
2003 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L air bag light flashing code 15 VIN: 2MEFM75W13
I can not find a flash code 15 anywhere, for this airbag system.Does anyone know what it is.
2007 Mercury Milan Premier 2.3L A/C inop VIN: 3MEHM08Z37
Customer states they were driving one morning and the air conditioning just stop working. Evac and recharge system, system had the correct amount of freon in it. Found no codes in system. All temp sensors show proper readings. Changed high pressure switch, sti...
2002 Mini Cooper S 1.6L engine VIN: WMWRE332TD
we test drove with no problems for aprox 5 mile with no problems. let sit in lot running and with in aprox 5 min it redlined and boiled coolant out. have not yet checked temp diff side to side of radiator ordouble checked flow. fans were on when overheated, bu...
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor XLS 3.8L 3-4 Shift VIN: 4A4MN31S54
Vehicle was brought in for delayed engagement. Removed for rebuild, geartrain destroyed and valves stuck in valve body. Rebuilt with new converter and factory fluid. Trans. worked great for 6000 miles. now just prior to 3-4 shift there is a harsh bump and then...
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Electronic VIN: 1N4BA41E74
Greetings to all recived car from local trans shop car is taking off in third gear scanned ecm for codes found u1000 and u1001 can communication problem.checked and cleaned several grounds still no communication able to pull ecm scan data but no communication ...
1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L transfercase VIN: 1GHDT13W5V
This Bravada has a very loud clunk and jump in it when you accelerate heavy either from a stop or while moving. Don't really hear anything on corners. I changed the fluid in the transfercase, it was dark and smelled a little burnt. I do have the same tires all...
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc 2.0L Steering column lock VIN: YS3FB45S03
Hi everyone. Hopefully a saab specialist out there can help me with this one - it's been killing me. I replaced the clutch assembly in this vehicle, had the subframe out, rack and pinion was supported the entire time by the tie rod ends and the steering shaft...
2005 Saturn Vue 2.2L Stall VIN: 5GZCZ33D45
Thanx for any help on this one Customer installed an alternator (from O'Reileys) now when the a/c is on the car dies We told him to drive it a while to see if the computer will relearn he did and it still dies all data no help checked fuses all good no engine ...
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Stall VIN: 4S3BH686Y6
Customer complained of vehicle stalling after driving for awhile. I drove it for 30 minutes and all was good until I did a lt turn and the car quit running. I still had key power but motor was off. I coasted into a parking lot and the car restarted so drove to...

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1996 BMW 318is 1.9L No Start VIN: WBABE7328T
This one is fixed and out of here!!!.It was a nightmare!!I got checking for power and grounds and i found that I was only getting around 9.6 volts at the EWS module so I started looking for a voltage drop somewhere,I had 9.6 volts even at the fuse!! I got a ho...
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABJ8336X
Hi BMW techs, I found the fuse for the canister shut valve. It is located under the steering column behind a removeable padded brace. it can only be seen after this brace is removed. It is just a single fuse holder mounted on a relay block bracket. The power ... Trouble codes: P0442.
2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Starting VIN: 3G5DB03E62
Sorry to take so long but i wanted to see if it was fixed for the long haul.It was a two part repair.We had to replace ign switch as well as fix the front door lock solnoid.The solnoid would blow the fuse when truck was shut down as it unlocked the doors at th...
1981 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L electronic climate control head & MPG VIN: 1G6AL5799B
thanks to those that helped you guys were right the power module &control head were replaced & all is good now
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Flash Programming VIN: 2GCEC19V43
Ok so this truck is fixed and gone. Leo from texas the coking is the throttle body build up that creates a low idle condition on Etc equipped trucks. Gm released a tsb for this condition wich requires a flash and throttle body cleaning. Thanks to all of...
2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 3.5L Headlamps VIN: 1G1ZT64844
2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Blower motor VIN: 2C3LA63H16
The local Chrysler dealer was kind enough to let me install and return a control head just in case and that didn't change anything. The customer has been driving problem free for over two weeks but will let me know if any more problems appear. Thanks for the ...
1996 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1B3ES27C7T
Removed the wiring harness from the rear of the engine, found damage to insulation, once unwrapped, affecting the crank sensor circuit. I replaced the Crank sensor pigtail and the Crank sensor. Vehicle has exhibited no poblems since this repair. Thanks to all ...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L ball joints VIN: 3B7KC2265W
Thanks to all of you who responded. If you've ever looked at a problem so long that you start to confuse yourself, It's nice to be reminded that you should really stop and look at the basics. So taking your advice, I had the alignment rechecked (third time) an...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B4H528N3Y
I replaced the intake gaskets...found two runners that I think were not sealing well...I also replaced the Upstream was just replaced with an aftermarket O2...I had more than one reply that stated these engines did not like aftermarket O2'S...I put 30... Trouble codes: P0171 (testing and results).
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L oil gauge VIN: 3B7HF13Y81
oil change was 12,000 miles overdue,flushed crankcase and added fresh oil,have not heard from customer.thanks for all your help,i guess this one came down to basics.
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SLT 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D3HU18DX4
Thanks for all the responses. Most of you were right on the mark. I changed the brake pedal switch & the problem has not returned. I suspected that this was the problem but having never seen this code before i thought it would be a good idea to see if this is... Trouble codes: P2299, P0703, P0404.
1989 Ford E-150 Econoline XL 4.9L Cuts out VIN: 1FTEE14YCK
On reading the tips provided by others on this web site, we figured it was a fuel delivery problem. While disconnecting lines to blow the system out again an employee found that the plastic fuel lines had collapsed in upon themselves resticting the fuel flow... Trouble codes: 13 (unable to ctrl rpm to self-test lower limit band), 23 (tp snsr input is out of self-test range), 25 (ks sensor sig not sensed in dynamic response test), 33 (egr valve not opening), 44 (thermactor air sys inoperative), 52 (psps always staying open/closed).
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L engine mechanical VIN: 2FTDX08WLV
Thanks to all. Most had good insight or repeat failures of the external cooler or core plugs at the front of the cylinder head. As this vehicle did not have an external cooler it did end up being the plugs. I suppose the biggest clue was that the coolant went ...
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L speedo,temp,fuel,rpm VIN: 2FMDA5347Y
Well thanks everyone for all the ideas well to make a long story short i noticed someone put a new alt in this van i disconected the 3 pin conector only to find the pin closes to the front of the van was bent. i straightned the pin cleared all the codes test d...
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L fan switch VIN: 1FAHP3838Y
We inspected the connection at the fan switch and all was good as new. We were suspecting the climate control module but found no information on how to test it. Customer decided to take car to Ford for further diagnosis and will let us know what was found. Tha...
2001 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: 3FAFP11381
Thanks for all the tips. Paul and Christian had the same idea we ultimatly had. Local dealer did lookup by VIN and they're diagram showed the pulley, so I installed it. All is good.
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L No Start VIN: 1FAHP60A72
Thanks to everone that responded to my help request. I am happy to report that this car is fixed, however, I was unable to locate the Rear Electronic Module (REM). Once I got an open lift, we put it up, and went right to the Fuel Pump Connector, where we ... 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).
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L AC and Heating VIN: WF0NXXWPDN
We removed the dash and found that it was blocked by previous owner on purpose.Removed the blockage. Working great. Thankyou to all that replied.cheers
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, Heavy Black Smoke VIN: 1FTNX21P64
Well I finely found the problem, I sent the vehicle to Ford in Reno to add a missing update to the ECU which fixed the turbo problem, and the cylinder misfire was caused by antifreeze getting past a defective seal. Seams simple when you listen to the explanati... Trouble codes: P0278 (Number 6 cylinder contribution problem).
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P74
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, shifting VIN: 1FMPU15535
turned out vehicle did not have a fuel issue but a tranmission issue the converter would intermitently go in to lock up and vehicle would try to stall out found a tsb for this issue repaired vehicle and customer is happy
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX215X8
this was astrange one . I decidesd to go back through the system start from scratch. after all the testing it shure looked like a head or valve problem. but one test i had for got about the wiggle test . thanks to my son reminded me what i used to do on the ol... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire).
2005 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEC13T05
Thanx for the help on this one we replaced the intake man gasket with updated ones still had missfire customer did not want to spend any more time on it so we gave it back Thanx Again Tom Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected).
1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Shift VIN: 1HGCB7656L
2006 Honda Accord EX 3.0L low compression VIN: 1HGCM66546
Well it turns out after pulling the head 2 intake valves burnt and a pin sized hole in the piston. Time for a used moror, and I hate that, because you never know what your gonna get.
1999 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Fuel Tank VIN: KMHJF35F1X
After day of struggling with this car. Did a acrhive search in iatn data base and found a Tiburon with a similar problem there were many suggestions to go to which is Hyundai's service website . and they had a complete exploded view of the fuel ...
2005 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Clutch VIN: KMHET46C36
Thanks to all that replied. We replaced the clutch slave and bleed the system, its working fine now.
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Misfire VIN: JNKCV54E34
Thanks for all your help, unfortunately this one has been quite the challenge. As it turns out, even though I am able to get 155 lbs. compression from all cylinders, there is a running compression difference between the left bank and the right bank. On the s...
2004 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GL48K54
thanks for the tips guys!i really dont know if this jeep is fixed or not,found some dirty pcm connections and it acted better.customers picked up have not seen it since,but i cant be sure if it was fixed,thanks guys iatn is the best!GOD bless! Trouble codes: P0344.
2005 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FA44S75
And now for the rest of the story... we went thru 4 map sensors 2 OEM and 2 BWD aftermarket(which were repackaged OEM units). I tried opening a failed unit to see if it was burnt with no luck. Compared vacuuum readings at snap throttle with similar wrangler an... Trouble codes: P0129.
2005 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L No Start
Thanks for the input guys, we found that bank 2 cat con was clogged , remove & install new cat & vehicle started right up
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L CAN faults and rear brake lights VIN: SALME23414
the shop that sent this car to us had replaced the connector for the abs module. what was overlooked was two yelow brown wires and you guessed it one was can and they were swapped.
2006 Lexus ES330 3.3L Battery VIN: JTHBA3GX65
Well this one is fixed.Thanks to the members of the iATN network.We traced the under hood 30 Amp fuse to the drivers Compartment to the combined cicuuit 10 Amp fuse Labeled ECU-B. It branched off to 24 different component depeding on the car line package.In ou...
2003 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L air bag VIN: 1LNHM82W93
Tech Did not remove sensor from old seat motor assembly
1989 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Surge, Misfire VIN: WDBCA35E0K
Customer is using car to transport visiting relatives. will bring it back if problem returns. I cleaned all wiring connectors and terminals. some showed some corrosion. Thanks for the suggestions, i wiil try all of them if the car returns. checking the dwell...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300E 4Matic 3.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: ED30E7N881
thanks to all who replied.i tested and inspected wheel speed sensors,tires,hubs and bearings,tone rings at axle,fault codes.all ok.customer has declined any further diag time for this issue.
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Dash VIN: WDBNG70J32
After going through system, Jimmy pointed me in the correct direction. The fan module was bad on the front fan system. Sorced a good used one from LKQ, it's a wholesalers car and they don't want to spend ANY money, and that fixed it. Thanks for all the feed...
1995 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Cuts out, Stall
Thanks to all who replied to my request. The reman distributor I replaced the first time was defective. Swapped it with another reman and that solved it. Thanks again.
2000 Nissan Quest SE 3.3L Charging VIN: 4N2XN11T7Y
hellow everyone im back i found the problem . kevin was almost right .there was a missing low speed cooling fan fuse. idiscoverd later there was a front end collision and someone replace the colling fan module and found a bent a/c condser .thats how i found ou...
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