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2005 Audi A4 2.0L Airbag light VIN: WAUAF68E45
Needing some help from VW/Audi guys... I have an 05 A4 here with the airbag light on. Pulled fault 01578 006 Passenger airbag off lamp K145: short circuit to plus. the k145 light comes on for a split second when the key is turned on, pulled the light, gave it ...
1998 BMW 318i 1.9L camshaft position sensor VIN: WBACC0321W
hi , i need help or some info on this vehicle on the camshaft position sensor a p0340 DTC is comin up in my scan tool the CHECK ENGINE light is on, gettin ready for inspection, it has been a year since the last time we put in a new camshaft position sensor and...
2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Whistle Noise VIN: WBAGL63443
BIMMER Techs. Once every two weeks a perfect "whistle" noise comes from the right side of the dash. Have taken apart access panel while whistle is present. Cannot locate. Not originating from underhood.Had replaced blower motor last winter for a chirping at lo...
1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L compressor VIN: 1G6CD53B4P
Ive replaced the fuel data display because i wasnt getting any info from the display unit on climate control or fuel. replaced compressor drier orfice and low pressure switch and now ive got code F48.Checked circuit 257 from bcm and i have nothing
2000 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L b2471 VIN: 1C6ET1296Y
I have check relay(all realys) and fuses, and any sign of shorting to ground circuits. Your help would be greatly abe appreciated. Tae
1986 Chevrolet C10 Silverado 5.0L Fuel Gauge Erratic VIN: 1GCEC14F1G
Hello everyone and thanks for the input on this truck. This truck has a functional gas gauge, but the needle is very erratic and wags back and forth at least a quarter and sometimes higher as the fuel sloshes when it is below full. I realize newer gauges have...
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L hydraulic system VIN: 1G1JC5243W
Customers brother replaced the left rear brake line from the hose to the cylinder. He couldnt get any fluid to bleed it out. brought the car to me and I couldnt get any fluid either. The right rear flows good but it is on a different section of the ABS unit. W...
2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2CNBE18C84
Little truck runs good other than at idle under load buzzes real bad.Idle is rough
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L change out VIN: 1GCEK14T21
thanks to all that and can give guidance. this is my stepdaughters boyfriend he wants to take out the the np248 electronis shift and put in a 241 manualshift transfer caes.i said i would remove and replace it when he said he wanted a slip yoke eliminater on or...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L 2-3,3-2,4th? VIN: 2GCEK19TX3
4l60e came in with rear planet hub separated from broken ring gear,overhauled with new electronics,convertor,beast,and other essentials and gave back to customer to install.he calls saying slipping in 3rd,so we pick up and indeed usually not on first upshift b...
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L transfer case VIN: 3GNEK13T43
Hello everyone. A 2003 Avalanche came in with service 4x4 light on. We scanned codes C0359 lo output circuit volts high and C0379 front axle circuit malfunction. We replaced transfer case shift control module and found a wire broken [power to shift control mod...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L compressor VIN: 3GNFK16Z03
I put a new ac compressor on this vehicle today. I bypassed the system to get a charge in the unit. the ac works fine with a jumper wire but it wont work on its own. Is there a charging routine to do it so everythign works well, I put the exact charge it calls...
2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 3.5L brakes and/or 4wd VIN: 1GCDT136X5
Truck came in from dealer due to needing the front hub bearings needing replaced due to abs codes and driving issues. We replaced the sensors now has been out of shop for about 4 weeks.. customer called and asked if we did repairs properly stated that they wer...
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Clutch VIN: 1HC5498787
This cavalier was towed in with the clutch pedal on the floor. Fluid level was full. After several pumps the clutch came back and felt good, let it sit for just a few minutes and the good pedal is gone. Customer has never added any fluid and i cannot find a le...
2006 Chrysler 300 2.7L 2-3 shift VIN: 2C3KA53G96
Hello IATN. This is a 3.5L engine, not a 2.7L. I have already installed the rocker shafts in this motor. This is a Chrysler 300 with the NAG A580 transmission. Intermittently it will not shift into third. It seems to happen more when hot, but not always so. It...
2006 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L parking lights VIN: 2C3KA63H16
intermittantly blows #8 fuse for parking lamps
2001 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L battery VIN: 1B3ES46C31
Customer brought in vehicle with a dead battery after sitting a few days. Found problem with instrument cluster. Replaced instrument cluster and battery. Battery tested bad after recharging.Vehicle came back with a dead battery again about three weeks later. C...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L 4th TC VIN: 3B7KF23691
I have a 2001 dodge ram 2500 cummins with an auto trans. It came in with a hickup in OD. Check for codes none, so test drove it at about 45 mph it would erratically hickup, like it was going into neutral,for a split second. I got on it and engine accellerated ...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP44L43
vehicle no start...no spark cleared codes and crank and the three codes listed come back during cranking cycle...all listed as high volts out of range all fuses okay cust was driving when he turned on cruise control and vehicle shut down...no start since parts... Trouble codes: 0118 (tps sensor voltage high out of range), 0123 (ect sensor voltage high out of range), 0509 (idle air control sensor voltage high out of rangeve)
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R25
Van came in shop with a code 441. Ran test with modis for evap system. Passed evap test. Visually checked all hose connections elbows at cannister etc. Ran smoke machine on system & found no leaks. Clear code customer left came back 600 miles later with same c... Trouble codes: 441 (Evap system incorrect flow detected), 440 (Evap system malfunction)
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L rack and pinion VIN: 1D7HU18236
Thanks in advance to everyone. We have a low milage Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 that was brought into us with seals blown out on the rack and pinion steering gear. We havent seen a seal blown out so bad so we thought probably a defect. We replaced with a reman unit and...
2008 Dodge Dakota SXT 3.7L ABS light is on VIN: 1D7HE2K28S
[...] 10000 MILES ABS code: u401 PCM code: p0571 This one is fixed. But what I found I wanted to share. This dodge sometimes would set the p0571, other times not. I was chasing down the p0571. Ran the flow chart. Didnít find anything wrong. S...
1988 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Runs rich VIN: 1FTEF14Y5J
Got this truck as a no start, the guy's son had been messing around with it. First the schrader valve on the fuel rail was missing, installed valve. Found the fuel pump relay wired to the EEC check connector, properly routed fuel pump wiring. Got engine to sta...
1995 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMDA514XS
After engine is hot, in gear at idle at stops, rough idle, never stalls, good power when accel and can rev engine at stop in neutral with no problems, clear codes and will come back. Has code p0443 for purge valve system and p1407. Trouble codes: P0443 (Purge valve system), P1407
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L brake bleeds down VIN: 1FTHF26F5R
replaced master cyl, vac booster, abs valve, calipers, wheel cyl and brake pedal still bleeds away
1996 Ford F53 XL 7.5L Cuts out VIN: 3FCMF53G1V
This one is eating my lunch. Worse part is, it's mine! Got a great deal on a RV with a 460 sefi fuel injected EEC IV and only 35000 miles. It had sat for four years. Fuel tank was trashed. Fabricated a stand alone fuel system out of a boat fuel tank and a left... Trouble codes: 172 (System lean), 542 (Fuel pump circuit ground failure), 543 (Fuel pump circuit b failure)
1997 Ford F-250 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTHW26F3V
Truck came in with hard start and very poor run. Diagnosed 2 bad injectors. In course of diagnosing found IDM to have water intrusion so also sold customer rebuilt IDM. Valve cover gaskets replaced as well as harnesses on both sides, both under covers and outs...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L starter VIN: 1FAFP3639Y
Greetings fellow technicians. I have this Ford Focus driving me crazy. It all started about 3 months ago. Customer called up with car sitting outside of town. Was driving down road when car stalled and lost all power. He waited a minute, tried starting and sta...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP36P1Y
Hi tech thanks in advance. this car stall after 20 minutes. when you go to stop. i check scan that get code p0171 lean fuel and p1405 upstream hose unplug for egr pressure diff. fix that . fix this. while test driving that i feel transmission doesn't shift up....
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L shifting VIN: 1FTNW21FOY
truck shifts normal when cold, 1-3 ok, no 4th due to strategy when cold. I can hold the throttle to the floor, and it goes into all gears normal like all other vehicles out there. When the strategy is over, or when 4th comes back, the truck shifts awefull. I c...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Charging VIN: 1FMYU04132
Hello everyone, I have a escape that has burned two alternators with 2 weeeks. The first time the alternator was dead not putting any output at all. Replaced it, then it began to charge, recharged and load tested battery, battery was good. Customer took vehicl...
2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L f2 #17 fues blows VIN: 2FMZA51694
Air bag light on with #17 10amp under dash fues blown. This fues suplies power to the Restraint control moduel,occupant classification sensor and the rear quarter windows. The rear quarter windows work fine so I don't understand that. It is a dead short becaus...
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
Good morning. I have a 2006 E450 with a rough idle and light smoke(grey) just off idle and light smoke at WOT. No codes are present or in history. Came in with a now power complaing. Found VGT Code present and VGT electrical connector unplugged. Plugged back i...
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L no charge VIN: IFAHP34N36
This Focus has a no charge condition, I'm new at this computer controlled alternator. Customer charges battery overnite, drives it 'til it dies. The charge lite comes on on the dash during bulb check, but remains off the rest of the time. P0625 stored in memor...
2007 Ford Five Hundred SEL 3.0L a/c VIN: 1FAHP24117
got this ford five hundred handed to me for a/c replaced the a/c valve still the same at idle low side 65 lbs shakey high side 140 stedy at 2000 rpm low side 50 lbs high side 225 lb at idle blows warm at 2000 rpm will freeze water i am kind of leaning toward a...
2008 GMC Acadia SLE 3.6L Outlet Temperature VIN: 1GKER13788
This is one that's making me wonder what's going on. It's the service drive managers wife's truck so i have to get it right. This is what it is doing, at times with the ac set at max and the air inlet door closed the outlet temp will be in 70's. It has no code...
1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L no start VIN: 2HGED6350M
this Honda civic is really killing me. i'm at my wits end. as in the tests mentioned everything seems to be working as it should. i did use a noid light for a bosch fi system, the only light i had with the right size and spacing on the prongs, to check trigger...
1996 Honda Prelude S 2.2L oil leak VIN: JHMBB2159T
Approx 4 mos. ago this vehicle had the seals replaced under the timing cover( cam, crank, balance shafts) along with the timing belts. At that time a groove was found in the crank shaft from the seal. A repair sleeve was installed and thought oil leak was fixe...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCD5632T
car came for running rough and quit. We see oil inside sparkplug tubes and a lot corrosion inside distributor around ignitor and pickup , so we replace sparkplugs plugwires, vc gasket ,new distributor( not rebuilt). now car runs good for 5 min then quit and wo...
1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L hvac system VIN: JHLRD1860W
Good morning all, thanks for taking the time to read this. This CRV came in with A/C not working complaint. I am familiar with vehicle, it was here for a repair a few weeks ago and at that time owner was notified that A/C needed to be recharged and tested for ...
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L all gears VIN: 1HGCM66544
Car came in for check tranmission no ,shifting sometimes .No codes store im tcm,went for test drive runs fine ,lots of power no hessitation no jerking goes thru all gears .,on the way back to the shop tranmission slips ,no shifting,turn it off for one minute r...
2005 Honda Accord DX 2.4L MIL Lamp on, runs lean VIN: 1HGCM56475
car came back and a P0171 set. MAF readings are 2.1 gms/air flow at idle, 37.5 grms at 4600 rpm and going down the road it has 22.35 grms at 30 mph and 60.8 on heavy accel and 72.2grms at hard acell. I fed the engine carb cleaner to watch O2 sensor and it was ... Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 4S2DM58W4Y
Car will run fine but will randomly shut off. Sometimes it does go into limp home and has low power but not every time. Going down the road or at idle doesnt matter. The two etc codes come back the soonest but they are also quickly followed by the p0601 ecm fa... Trouble codes: P1299, P1125, P0601
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Excessive Emissions, High nox VIN: 5AJKX1745S
Our sister shop replaced both Cat. Conv., due to emissions failure. Customer went for a retest, and passed all gases, but the NOx. Customer states that the Cat. Conv. we installed are faulty. We believe that since it's not the Cat. Conv.'s job to reduce NOx, t...
1989 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Drive position VIN: 1J4FJ28LXK
Hey guys, Not a transmission guy so my limited knowledge hasn't produced a fix. have an 89 Cherokee with an automatic 4 speed (AW4). When you put it in drive and try to go, it seems to be starting out in 3rd or 4th gear. If you put the shifter into the 1-2 pos...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJC73313
Hello IATN members! We are getting ripped here one this KIA! This vehicle was purchased by a local car lot at the auction so we dont have any repair history. The vehicle came in with a slight miss-fire and check engine light on. We replaced the spark plugs, ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0305
2004 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L power windows VIN: KNDUP13182
my 2004 kia sedona has power windows that wont go up or down when i press the master window switch on the drivers door,(the switch just makes a clik-clik-clik noise) the pass. side is inop too,at the master, and at its individual door switch. i removed door pa...
2001 Mazda Miata SE 1.8L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JMINB35361
I have this very intermitent problem, that only happens when the car is warming up on acceleration. It sets a po300 random missfire code.The customer describes it as a pause in acceleration. Scan data looks normal ie: fuel trim,tps... Has new plugs, anyone hav... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder missfire)
2001 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F4YR16UX1
engine misfires on # 6 cyl found 0 compression dry / 2 shots of oil & compession goes to 125 & remains misfire starts again after approx 2/ 3 min / checked for coil problems & wiring problems as suggested on some other misfire problems except no taled about lo... Trouble codes: P0306
1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1070441200
Hello everyone, I have a Mercedes-Benz here that is really giving me a tough time. Customer brought this 450SL, stating it is a 1972 model year. I have found that they didn't make one in '72 so I am guessing it is a '73. There is no emissions sticker under the...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L Current Draw VIN: WDB2100702
Hallo Mercedes guru's.I hope someone can help me out. This car has a .3amp current draw.We have so far been unable to find the offending user. We pulled fuses etc. Do these cars have any particular electrical problems I should be aware off? Thanks in advance, ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Cooling Systems VIN: WDBLJ70G22
Hoping for a mercedes guru with a good idea. vehicle is pumping oil in the coolant but no antifreeze in the oil. Is there a hidden cooler I cant see? Are the head gaskets known to fail at a pressure port. Im unfamiliar with this engine though I have worked on ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Compressor VIN: WDBUH65J94
Hello Techs, could any one would tell me how to remove the direct drive pulley on the DENSO 7SEU17C for replace it. Or where can I get the repair instructions or manual fo this compressors. Thank You.
1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L Cooling System VIN: 1ZWHT61L6X
Car came in for overheating after blowing upper hose after water pump belt failed. Old water pump looked okay. Unfortunatly we diagnosed as faulty head/head gasket after replacing hose, water pump belt and inspecting water pump. Head gaskets showed no signs of...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L Limp Mode No Reverse VIN: JA4MT21H51
This trans went bad after the customer picked it up, he only got about 20 miles away, we are getting a code p0765 and p0760 we dont get any data stream on our scanner. It doesn't have any reverse it just makes agrowl noise. in neultal trying to push it, it sou...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L P0745, Hard 1-2 shift VIN: 1N4DL01DXW
I'm scratching my head here guys I have run through this whole website looking for an answer to my problem and have tried everything suggested on this site to no avail.
2000 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L No Start VIN: 4N2XN11T7Y
Thank you for your time and effort to help. Vehicle has no spark, no injector pulse, and snap on solus shows no RPM when cranking. Scope shows signal at crank, 1 degree cam, and 120 degree cam. I have replaced the crank sensor without success. Fuel pump runs a...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Electronic VIN: 3N1CB51D51
HI guys. this car has problem gear is shifting abnormal at begining then after 40 km/h it get ok.this customer has changed the transmission two time. he already chage the ECM. But no result.same shifting problem. Now he came to my shop. we scan the PCM. and fo...
2000 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L electric windows and locks VIN: 1G2HZ5412Y
have a problem with the passenger windows and door locks not operating. they do not work with the driver door switch or with their own window switches. the driver door window and door lock operates normally. i have tried a driver door module and driver switch ...
2003 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54RX3
hey this saturn is a wierd one on holidays customer had p0102 maf sensor code the shop put one in no problem continued on there way half way home no pwr and light on again p0102 so i tested have 12v orange wire, purple/wht has grnd,gray has 5v check yellow wir... Trouble codes: P0102

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2008 Audi Q7 3.6L Brake Pads VIN: WA1BY74L08
2000 BMW 328i 2.8L A/C, Lighting VIN: WBAAM5345Y
Replaced & recoded instrument cluster, all functions normal, including lights & A/C.
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L Clock VIN: 1YVFP80C03
I tried everything, the clock would not set. I forgot to mention in my post that I tried the standard method of turning the trip knob with no success. I read online that you have to press the left button untill it says test and then turn the right trip button ...
2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L dead battery VIN: W06VR54R3Y
thanks to those who responded,after pulling fuses the common soruce was the multifunction relay it was replace and problem resolved
1987 Chevrolet El Camino 5.0L No Start, Misfire, no spark VIN: 3GCCW80H4H
sorry for delay . my boss wanted to fire a tech , this guy crossed the coil primary wires + - to -+ . i guess you can figure out how EASY that would be for me to catch and fix . thanks for all your support.
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16R1X
Thanks to all who replied. This suburban is fixed. Haven't seen it in three weeks. The problem ended up being the passlock mobule. Had a couple of postings that said to check under the power dist center for bad connections or chewed wire harness. Also have alo... Trouble codes: 1626 (Fuel enable).
2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Lack of power, warm VIN: 1G1NE52J2Y
This vehicle drives correctly IF the knock sensor is left disconnected. The monitor never shows a knock retard signal, but the timing advance does back down when the loss of power is hapening. We will likely work on this car again this week, We have not give...
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Accessories VIN: 2G1WW12E4Y
It was the instrument cluster causing the problem, Thanks to all who helped in this matter
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: SDEFKSDLN1
well thanks for all the replies,we'll have to see how long it lasts,we did run a ground to the frame
2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z66 5.3L OBD II monitor VIN: 3GNEC12T44
Thanks for all the inputs on the Avalanche. We cleaned all of the grounds,it had a new battery in it, and then determined the PCM was the cause of this issue. We called the dealer because this fell under the 8yr 80,000 mile warranty. They installed a new PCM a...
2004 Chevrolet Express 2500 LS 6.0L Belt Tensioner VIN: 1GCGG25U84
Overwhelming response saying bad compressor. Hard to believe when compressor does not make noise and cools so well. I did find the TSB. I had looked for one before I posted, but missed it. Customer has not decided what he is going to do. Thanks to all who repl...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L brake lights VIN: 2GCEC13T95
Well, Thanks to you guys and in particular John and Rodger I found I was checking the wrong conector. [...],f4,lt blue was working just fine. We found a break in the wire with corosion a couple of feet from the rear junction box. I was reading the scematic...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L noise left front VIN: 1C3EL46U81
The squeaking noise was indeed the inner tie rod ends. You can feel the tie rod shafts "vibrate" when pushing up and down the vehicle. Wasn't always there. As far as the bushing nightmare, the strut did take 2 bushings per strut--one on top and bottom of th...
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Surge VIN: 3C4FY48B14
THANK YOU! well, yep it had a hole in the lower intake manifold, about the size of a quarter. It must have happened while it was shipped, and since it was on the under side of the manifold, we missed it. The smoke machine made it real visible. Thank you all!!!
2005 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2C3AA63H15
This thing is fixed.This is the first 300 we have had a fuel pressure issue with.The problem was the tubing between the right and left module.The driver side module has the pump AND IT PUMPS THE FUEL to the right module which regulates the pressure and feeds u...
2000 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Air Ducts VIN: 1B7GL22X9Y
Thanks to all that replied. The problem was a pinched vacuum line coming into the firewall. Repaired line and and everything works great. Thanks Al
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B5WB35Z7Y
First and foremost, thankyou for the replies. I checked fuel psi,pulse at the injectors,scoped tps,compression check etc.. I ended up finding two problems. First one was the lower plenum gasket. Looked thru the throttle body and oil was pooled up. Tale tale si... Trouble codes: P0205 (injector 5 circuit malfunction), P0206 (injector 6 circuit malfunction).
2005 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L lighting VIN: 1D4GP25R35
Thank you for the 5 replies. Customer needed vehicle back. Unable to repair the intermittent issue at this time. Convinced it has something to do with the cooling fans and the 55 Hz AC voltage that shows up only when the cooling fans on. Cleaned and tightened ...
1997 Ford F-250 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FTHF26H5V
thanks for all the help.after checking all the power feeds to the pcm found all good.grounds were also good.installed reman pcm vehicle is fixed.thanks again for all the suggestions,kevin
1998 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L door latch VIN: 1FMZU35P4W
Thank you to the six members that replied to my post. I had asked for help in removing the inside of the hatch door because the outside latch mechanism would not release the hatch. David from Missouri and Andrew from Virginia told me I needed to open the glass...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21F81
Took an IDM from another running truck, have same symptoms. Other truck will start and run with this IDM. Removed right side valve cover, watched injector drain tubes, all are exhausting oil when cranking which mean the injectors are activating. Pulled front i...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FDAE56P83
traced harness several times found an intermittant break and also a conector that was bad retested and that problem seemed to dissapear thank you to all who replied and again IATN for the help Trouble codes: P2623.
2003 Ford E-150 Club Wagon XLT 5.4L compressor VIN: 1FMRE11L53
Sorry I have taken so long to close this but I was not sure the truck was fixed we ended up replacing every thing and it still was not working to my satisfaction when it left. We ended up refunding the customers money. Sometimes you just get beat.
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L evap core VIN: 1FDSS34P74
Sorry for the delay. It did indeed end up being the heater control valve going to the rear unit. You guys are great!!! This is not exactly a glamorous business to be in but it is really great when other people lend their knowledge. It makes it easier for all o...
1998 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GDHG31F1W
Well... We still waiting for the customer to make a dacision so, whenever he decides I'll let you all know what we'll do either repair it or get it out of here.
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L a/c VIN: 1GTEK19B86
The vehicle is fixed we started by checking some of the easier suggestion. The fan was pulling good air threw the condesor, so we went ahead and did another evac. Replaced the orific tube and gave vehicle a fresh charge. So far so good the vehicle has been ...
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGEJ8142Y
thank you everyone for your help. i came to the conclusion that the tp sensor was not working properly. unfortunetly there is no way of replacing just that sensor without replacing the whole throttle body, so i did. i also did an induction clean to make sure t...
2004 Hyundai Sonata LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35H04
Thanks to all for the replies, especially Greg in Minnsota, it was infact the air flow sensor inspite of setting lean condition on only Bank 1. car has 50 miles on it since clearing codes and multiple drive cycles with no pending codes, This one is fixed! Trouble codes: P0174 (lean condition bank 2).
1995 Infiniti G20 2.0L 2-3 Shift VIN: JNKCP01D8S
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L drain VIN: T934342132
sorry to take so long after banging my head a few times I found a Circuit City type install for an alarm and apparently the box was drawing off too much. It was so hidden that I am having a hard time conceiving how the person wired it but i ripped it all out...
1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L distributor VIN: 1J4FY19S9X
well i started all over i set the timing at #1 on compression storkeand and set the marks up on the cover and then removed the cover and low and behold the cam gear was 180 off.so removed and set the timing and removed the distributor and set that up to #1.had...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L overheat VIN: Y253627838
Fix complete- bearing this had Cali emissions I found a used computer and with my old Snap on brick changed the vin and boom ran great with no overheat. As it seems the next day I had a fed emission come in with the same thing so I got a reman comp and progra...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L compressor VIN: 1LNHM86S5Y
Sorry for the incomplete info and deleyed response. We were really hammered last week. The only real diag time I had with the car was evac and recharge and duct tape on the pvc boot. After removing the reley and recharging the system the compressor decides to ...
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander LS 2.4L MIL Lamp on, Idle slow to drop? VIN: JA4LX31G23
The customer took the car the way it is and doesn't wish to follow up on this condition. It just acts like an old style dashpot wher it takes a few seconds to come down. Thanks for the replies, Rick Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle speed higher than expected).
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11D05
it was the master cylinder thanks for all your helps guys thanks agan
2000 Saturn SL 1.9L reverse and drive VIN: 1G8ZH5285Y
Sorry for the delay. I told customer that by the time we replace the valve body and/or input shaft how much $$ it will cost, so she've decided to replce the transmission.
1999 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BK4356X
Hey guys, this one got away. We could find nothing wrong, sent it to subaru and they were scratching their heads. It is still there but my time limit is up so once I know more I will come back and add. Thank you
2005 Suzuki Forenza S 2.0L Mechanical VIN: KL5JD56Z55
thanks to all we put new bolts in the cam and crankshaft gears torque bolts with no promblems and timing belt pointer line up just fine too
2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L No Start VIN: JTEBT17RX3
sorry for the delay the problem was the mechanic that replaced the timing belt pinched the crankshaft sensor wire between the ac compressor mounting bracket and the timing cover. i missed it because i did not do the continuity test correctly. i skipped the st...
1999 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: YV1LW56D9X
There is no fuel regulator, returnless fuel system, the exhaust is not plugged, compression 160-170 psi all cylinders. Air pump relay does power TB, also times out after shut down, head light test power and ground. Replaced with 2nd new throttle body. Both new... Trouble codes: P1238.
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