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1997 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Reverse Lamps VIN: WAUJA84A7V
Vehicle originaly towed in,unable to shift from park and intermittent electrical issues after starting, when car was turned off and turned back on, electrical issues were resolved.replaced shift lock fuse and electrical part of ingnition cylinder. All was good...
2003 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WAULC68E83
my customer came in with an engine light on, she had no complaint of drivability. I performed a scan tool test and found 17705 Throttle Valve, and 17544 Fuel Trim Bank 1. I reset the engine light and wanted to monitor what came back. Two days later engine ligh... Trouble codes: 17705 (Throttle Valve), 17544 (Fuel Trim Bank 1), 16684 (Cylinder Missfire), 16688 (Cylinder 4 Missfire), 16687 (Cylinder 3 Missire), 16686 (Cylinder 2 Missfire)
2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L performance VIN: WDB1234567
sorry but again i need real world techs for this im looking at an 04 x5 but would an x3 with a 3.0 be ok dont know if i would realy notice the differance other than the obvious displacment thank you troy
2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L battery VIN: 1G4HR54K94
i have a batery drain of 1.82 amps (after 30 minutes) when disconnecting fuse 37 (hvac battery) or i.p. module under dash the draw goes away. tried a used ip module out of same car but no help drain is still not have a tech 2 to check module status.
1991 Cadillac Seville 4.9L Parking Brake VIN: 1G6KS53B6M
Good morning, this caddy came in for an unrelated A/C repair. I noticed the parking brake does not release automatically as it should. If I apply vacuum to the release servo the brake releases. My question is where does the servo get its vacuum signal from? Th...
1977 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Custom Deluxe 5.7L Cuts out, Power loss VIN: CKL187F116
OK guys, this is my baby and I am dumbfounded. I first must admit I am not that knowledgeable when it comes to carburetors, so I followed Edelbrockís tuning procedures, and it ran fine until a few weeks ago. Accelerating around a corner, I got a cloud of trans...
2004 Chevrolet Impala SS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WP551X4
car came in no start cranks. car started and ran for 20 min.after car stalled checked for spark and fuel pressure ok lost injector pulse. have cam and crank signals checked with lab scope.power and grounds look ok. installed new computer with no good
2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 5.3L High Pressure VIN: 3GNFK12337
We hae this Avalanche with a 4L60E 4sp transmission that is shifting hard due to Pressure Control amps read "0" on desire and command. Their are no codes for the transmission and no engine codes. Transmission was rebuilt for no move and had burn't clutches. Pr...
1995 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4C3AU52N95
Chrysler experts please help, car came in with a rough running condition when hot, car would run decent when cold, after five minutes or so would begin to idle rough and buck badly when trying to accelerate. popping through the intake also when accelerating ha...
1999 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4C3AU52NXX
Hello from TN, We have a Sebring here with the 2.5 v6 that keeps eating egr valves. Every time it comes in the little disc inside the egr valve is missing. Has anyone had multiple failures like this before? Vehicle runs excellent, well maintained. no other cod... Trouble codes: P0401
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Interior VIN: 3A8FY68B17
I have a 2007 pt cruiser and the following are inop, wipers, turn signals. power seat , and problems with the headlights. The trouble shooting we have done on this car has lead us to the main fuse block. I think they call it the constant power module, I would...
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28Y0W
Originally towed in for a starts and dies always. Diagnostics led to central timer replacement. Towed to dealer, replaced and programmed new timer. Same symptoms. Is there a way to bypass security system?
2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WD0PD64406
Thanks to all who take the time to read and respond. Customer complaint A/C not cooling. Found high side presure 275 to 375 elec radator fan cycles off and on at these presures. Low side 55 to 75 psi at ides and 2000 rpm. have ran water on condensor no change....
1994 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR15X3R
This one has got me stumped.I have checked fuel pressure when vehicle was brought in it had no pressure.Replaced fuel pump assembly has fuel pressure now but has no spark or injector pulse.This problem seems to happen when vehicle warms up if you let it sit a ...
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJE34F9V
Need some help with this one. Vehicle was towed in, batteries dead from customer trying to get started. Charged batteries and pulled codes. Glow plug circuit failure. Found glow plug relay bad. Replaced relay and checked on time. (30 secs). vehicle started fin...
1998 Ford F-150 4.6L 4wd VIN: 1FTZ18W4WN
This is not a help request just need to know if anyone has any info i replaced 4wd motor on transfer case. When i took old one apart the encoder/position sensor siezed and broke tab off was just wondering if anyone knows where you can get just the sensor. Moto...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 2.0L turn signals and hazard lamps VIN: 1FMYU03191
This Escape came to me with the hazard module removed by the customer. plugged it back in and hazards wont cancel. I removed hazard switch with no change. I checked diagrams and only other possibility was gem module or defective hazard turn flasher module. rep...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52U82
Customer brought vehicle with MIL illuminated & DTC P1504, Idle Air Control Circuit Fault, stored. No other symptoms were noted by the customer or the technician. Testing requires checking for power @ IAC, (Battery voltage recorded). Check resistance of IAC be... Trouble codes: P1504 (Idle Air Control Circuit Fault), P1477 (High Speed Fan Power Fault)
2002 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L right rear brake VIN: 1FTYR10UX2
this truck will lock up the right rear wheel at the slightest touch of the brake pedal, it did it before we did any service. after the initial brake service it was ok for about a month than started locking up again, cant find any reason for this the customer g...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU18L03
this vehicle had a bad pcm so we ordered a new pcm from the dealer and flashed the new pcm. we also bought a new key from the dealer and programmed it.the vehicle will start fine, after about 5 mins the fuel pump will lose power. (from the computer).we will re... Trouble codes: B1602, B1602, P0231
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, No Acceleration VIN: 1FTSX31P74
Truck will not accelerate most times,also no start every time after shutoff when condition occurs,will idle all day,has never stalled.All scanner readings ok (including app voltage) ok except engine load % reads 99.6%.Starts & accelerates normal if load % read... Trouble codes: P0299 (T/C Underboost), P2614, P2617
2004 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRX12W14
Vehicle has idle surge low idle almost feels like misfire only has code po506 , checked voltage from computer test says should have at least 10.5 volts only shows 3.7 volts from pcm ? tested wire from pcm to iac valve no open or shorts i do see a tsb for repro... Trouble codes: P0506
2005 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR44U95
Have this ranger that flags a miss on # 6 cylinder cold. Check tsb for valve problem but exhaust valve has no resetion in head. Checked intake for vaccum leak none found. Checked injector. This vehicle seems to run ok but keeps flagging code. Any ideas Trouble codes: P0300 (P0306- Miss 6 cylinderf), P0306 (Miss 6 cylinderf)
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW20PX6
I have a 2006 F-250 6.0L, Started with code P0273 cylinder 5 circuit low. Truck is running real rough and blowing black smoke and idles rough. Seems like it is pouring a lot of fuel in one or more of the cylinders. If I hold down the throttle or drive it real ... Trouble codes: P0273 (Cylinder 5 Injector Circuit Low Hard Code), P0276 (Cylinder 6 Injector Circuit Low Pending Code), P0279 (Cylinder 7 Injector Circuit Low Pending Code)
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L blend door VIN: 2FAHP71V18
have a 08 crown vic blend door is not operating is there any shortcuts to r and r blend door motor without removing entire dash.
1988 GMC S15 2.5L Starting VIN: 1GT8S14EJ8
Vehicle towed in with a start and stall problem. Will run if you spray carb cleaner. Has 9/10 lbs. fuel pressure. Will run if you hold key in start position, but dies if you let go to run position. Will stay running if you disconnect alternator wires to field ...
1995 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GDKC34F9S
Thanks ahead of time for the help. Truck was towed in for a start and stall. Truck started and stayed running. when it warmed up it stalled. It will refire right away but stalls again. The longer it sits for the longer it runs. I pulled codes 35 and 36 and see... Trouble codes: 35 (Injection pulse width error response time too short), 36 (Injection pulse width error response time too long), 93 (cylinder balance error)
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23123
Greeting fellow techs. This truck has had this problem for almost 1 year now. It is very intermittent- have never had it happen on test drives etc. At first the vss in the transfer case was replaced and the transfer case was rebuilt. Problem still came back. W... Trouble codes: P0500, P0700, U1152, P0721, P0746
2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L ABS module VIN: 1GKDS13S24
Has code CO110. I checked both connectors at the EBCM(good), and cleaned and tightened the ground on the frame. Cleared the code, went 10 feet and code comes back. The fuses are good and the red wire has 12 volts at the EBCM. From what I understand it is the m...
2004 GMC W4500 Forward W4S042 4.8L No Start, hard start VIN: J8DC4B1645
Tough one here. This engine starts hard; must crank excessively and most times it won't start, but it wants to and nearly does. Customer reports engine has always had long crank times/been hard to start, but recently is worse and he had it towed in here. The e...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5631T
helo iatn nation.have this accord that was towed in crank no start.found cylinders washed down so added a few drops of oil to cyliders and cranked it up.engine started and died a couple of times check engine light came on than engine ran.code p1381 was retriev... Trouble codes: P1381
2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Fan Switch VIN: 1HGEJ7228Y
Customer had a new radiator installed at another shop they didnít do electrical so they sent it to us. We checked the system pretty straight forward and found the fan temp switch was bad we installed a new switch Brand (SMP) and it worked once then failed we i...
1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L rpm @3000
car coming in end of week..any ideas on problem would be appreciated..will not rev above pressure switch stopping increase of power?,,starts and drives ok. will do approx 70 mph. t/diesel 2500cc
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L drivetrain VIN: 1J4GX48S93
vehicle has a bad vibration from the front at 60 mph at light throttle. when you let off the gas it stops or if you give it more gas it stops. we have balanced the drive shaft, installed new u joints. we replaced the transmission for other reasons and the vibr...
2003 Kia carnival LS 2.5L calipers VIN: KNAUP75234
hi there fellow IATN peeps,this is a bit of silly question but anyway got a 2003 carnival with a rattle in the front end, i have narrowed it down to the calipers, the two bolts that the caliper slides on are back the front, one bolt has got a flat side, the ot...
2004 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12544
We got this rio from another shop that has replaced complete secondary and still having problems. we originally had some trouble getting it to act up. Vehicle will sit over night we let it run for 30 min and will get codes and engine runs terrible. the previou... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304, P0300
2005 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Radio VIN: SALNY22265
I have this Freelander in here with the customer complaining that the radio displays 1 hour when it is first turned on then the radio comes on. ALL FUNCTIONS OF THE RADIO WORK CORRECTLY, IT IS NOT IN ANY SORT OF A SECURITY MODE. The problem is, after the key i...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1LNHM87A62
I have an 02 Lincoln LS 3.9 V8 with a repeat DTC P1507(Idle Underspeed Error).In other words the DTC is for a low idle speed concern.The technician before me replaced the IAC Valve(Factory Part,we work at a Ford Dealership)and shipped it.It came back less than... Trouble codes: P1507 (Idle Underspeed Error)
2004 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Stalls in reverse VIN: 5LMFU28R74
Vehicle equiped with 4R100 trans. Came in for no movement. Gear train was shreaded. Rebuilt trans and found it stalls intermittently in reverse. Feels like the converter is locking up. Changed pump and valve body. Condition is still present. Manually grounding...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Blower Motor VIN: WDBHA24G7X
We havent had this problem before, Customer complains the interior blower motor will not come on after sitting parked in the hot sun for 6 or more hours. After driving a short distance the blower motor will come on, We have checked for DTC's(none). Checked pre...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBHA24G3X
Hello guys. I'm posting this on behalf of another tech in our shop. It appears the service advisor has a friend of hers' Mercedes that won't idle. As soon as the engine starts, it struggles and then dies, like a faulty IAC valve not doing its job. Just wonderi... Trouble codes: P0105 (p0410-), P0410 (p0100-), P0100
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L no start VIN: WDBNG75J21
hello and thanks for your time. we have a 01 s500 that will not crank all the time. when car came in it started for us we found transmission leaking at the electrical plug. cleaned plug replaced trans adapter, opened up trans control unit found it half full of...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Radio Volume VIN: WDBRF61J82
This C240 came in with seat module drain, cutomer returned 10 minutes later saying the Radio had no volume and the CD changer shows no disc. Radio shows station settings. Check front, D/S and rear fuse panels, also checked fuse in amp in right rear trunk, it h...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Mechanical VIN: WDBNG75J63
Hello, I have a 2003 Merecedes 500S with a vibration of idle under or not under load. Can feel it when you rev the engine in the stall and feel on the road under load. Under coast conditions, vibration goes away. Replaced the balancer today, rubber coming loos...
2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L intermittent in-op VIN: JA3AJ26EX2
This customer came in stating that they had a discount shop do the service on their a/c system and now when it is really hot (it's been 107 deg F) the system works for a short time then gets warm. We tested the system and found very cold air at vent -5 deg F. ...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.5L air bag VIN: JN8DR07X81
this vehicle originally came in for an electrical seat base inoperative, while changing the base we managed to set a code for the air bag I assume for the driver side air bag. My problem is when I hooked up the scanner it said no scanner required and gave me a...
1995 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.8L stumbles on start VIN: 1GHDU06L95
Hi Thanks for taking the time to read this. I havent seen this before. Upon cranking to start it sounds as if the timing is over advanced, it will spin grunt and then start. If it had a distributor i would retard the timing.But it dosent so I cant. No codes st...
2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L No Start, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13S52
Hello everyone. I have this bravada in here with a real intermittent problem. this truck is from another shop who gave up on it. I have never had the truck in a no start problem but cust. states it will not start at times. anyway scanned for codes and found a ... Trouble codes: U1000, P1683, P0116
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX52L0R
Heres my problem. EGR valve will not open when on engine. Remove EGR valve and it opens normally and pintle position matches commanded EGR. All supply voltages and grounds are the same mounted or unmounted. This valve will only go on one way. What could I be m... Trouble codes: P1406 (EGR pintle position error)
2002 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3G2JD12T22
Got the car in due to overheating. Diagnosed that no problem, it needs a new rad fan. No big deal. The problem is that the idle speed stays at about 1250 all the time. If I try to test the iac it will change the idle speed, but not properly. I can choose eithe...
2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L friction disk VIN: 3G2JB52FX5
We have a 2005 Pontiac Sunfire with [...] on it that we have previously replaced the the clutch, pressure plate and throw out bearing on twice already within 10,000km and is now in for a third...The friction disk material on the flywheel side of the clutch ...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Engine Temp VIN: 4S3BH67502
Hi This vehicle came in for overheating. scanner and coolant temp. gage confirms it. We first thought problem was only there with a/c on, replace condenser - after no change - checked for exhaust gas in cooling system and found aprox. 500ppm - installed long b...
2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L yaw rate, steering angle VIN: 5TDZT34A92
A customer brought us a 2002 toyota sequioa, she complained that sometimes the front end will randomly shake. We scanned her vehicle and determined that she has a two dtc's (c1234 fault in yaw rate sensor, c1231 fault in steering angle sensor). The yaw rate se...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Unknown VIN: 3VWRB81H3W
vac locks did not work on drivers door,replaced latch assy. then veh came back at another time with locks not working on pass side of veh,found vav tee broken in pass piller. after that veh came back with problem of motor running for one min after veh is locke...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L drivers power window VIN: 3VWCD21Y84
repalced the drivers door power window motor/door module for the express down not working. now the window will not crack down when you open the door. the door latch was suspect, and we don't have a good scanner. boss said to repalce the latch. when you open th...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L EPC, MAF, Throttle B VIN: 3VWRF71K25
Errors started in July 2010. Replaced throttle body and cleared codes. DTC Codes returned one week later. Same codes as listed above. Cleaned MAF and cleared codes. Car drove fine for another week and codes returned. Replaced MAF sensor and DTC codes are sti... Trouble codes: P0221 (16605 Angle Sensor for Throttle g188 P0221 Impluasable Angle. Signal Intermittent), P0122 (16506 Throttle Position Sensor g69 Signal too low P0122 Lower limit reached intermittent)
2005 Volvo V50 T5 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: YVIMW68225
Hello Friend's I have this 2005 Volvo V50-T-5 2.5 Turbo in the shop that sometime missand cut out i had to drive a long way to make it do it, on 1st and second gear it will cut out about 6000 Rpm but i think that it must have a RPM limiter, sometimes it feel... Trouble codes: P0193, P0090

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1991 Alfa Romeo 164 Sport 3.0L engine cooling fan VIN: ZAREA33E4M
Thanks everyone. We all seem to have about the same service literature in front of us as to where that fuse should be hiding. Well, I found it. It was in the bottom right position marked "SERVIZI/SERVICES" 7.5amp, identified on the legend as position "Z", #24 ...
1991 Alfa Romeo 164 L 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZAREA33L8M
Thanks to all four fine techs that helped me with this animal. A million thanks to Mark from prestige Imports in Michigan for faxing me the wiring diagram for the ECM inputs/outputs and for telling me to check ground in thermostat housing area, which we did an... Trouble codes: 1265 (Output stage of ECU for Malfunction indicator light).
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L Right Low Beam VIN: WBAEU334X3
Once again, I have to tip my hat to the iATN community. We swapped igniters and the right bulb worked. We then proceeded to replace the defective igniter. We had to disassemble the headlight to replace it. Thanks alot everyone!
1986 Buick Regal Grand National 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G4GK4774G
Hi guys, thanks for the help and sorry for the delayed response. I got the camshaft set up correctly. As it turns out I had a bad ECM. I noticed on the road test the ECT and MAT sensors would drop out to -40. Tap on the ECM, it ran rough and stalled. Once I re...
1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Misfire VIN: 3G1JC1243S
OK gang, I have asummed the position and you may start kicking my butt at will. The car has No fuel delivery from injectors #2 and #3. (failed injectors). I still can't believe that this puppy didn't light up those cylinders with the extra combustables we blew...
2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L pedal VIN: 2CNBJ13C7Y
Well its out the door and there were more problems then I thought.I finally got the front brakes working by replacing the brake hoses on both side and still didnt get a good pedal.On the back there is a bleeder screw for the load sensitive Valve and the bleede...
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC52401
it was the starter. listening to the car crank over it didn't seem to be draging,but the engine would kick back like the timing was too far advanced.i guess when it kicked back the engine set the codes. looking at freeze frame records it would show engine run ... Trouble codes: P0336, P340.
2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L cruise control VIN: 2G1WB58K96
So after rechecking voltages .I now had voltage at back of bcm but not at switch. I replaced inflatable restraint steering wheel module coil and problem is fixed. Thanks everyone for all your help.!!!
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L Starting VIN: 3GCEC14V56
Well got bit by the "aftermarket bug", The owner had installed some audio stuff & ran a wire from the underhood fuse box to something behind the dash, he ran the wire inside the factory wire loom which made it difficult to see. Disconnected the wire and have h...
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13S26
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD LT 6.6L cleaning VIN: 1KR09KDFO9
thank you all your input is invaluable the customer ask the right question will not speding the money void his warrantee they said no. me being sold on most of the BG products put some 244 in and gave him a bottle of the additive for him to add at fillups he i...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Misfire, popping noise VIN: 1B4HS28Y6X
Hey guys. Sorry i took so long to close this. My life has been upside down and inside out for a while here. Anyway, I installed a new cam, and cyl 2 exh. lifter. Truck runs cherry now. Thanks for all your help.
2006 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMFU17596
It has been over a week and we checked with the customer and he said that he has not had any problems. We hated to have to guess on this we would rather diagnose the problem and repair it but, since there are not any procedures we replaced the TPS did a BG thr... Trouble codes: P2106 (Throttle activator controll system), P2135 (Elec throttle controll).
1994 GMC Sonoma SLS 4.3L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GTDT19W9R
I tried putting a new gear on the end of the distributor (it did look beat up) and it didn't help. I then put an entirely new distributor in and it didn't help. Still has the same problem. I don't think I will ever work on one of these engines again!! To m...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4GW58S8X
Hi guys, I fixed this Jeep shortly after this posting. I did a little more research online and came across a 2 page article written by someone who works for identifix. He did a pretty good job explaining that the computer has a capacitor that provides vol...
2006 Lexus GX470 4.7L air bag VIN: JTJBT20XX6
Thanks Mike from New Jersey,Anthony from New York, Long from Texas and James from Florida, I did see the new clip in the new air bag, I just couldnt get enough room to work at it in the car, All my fuel line tools were too big so what I did was I followed the ...
1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL 2.8L horn VIN: 1080681200
Thank you guys for your time and information i was able to replace the bushings by taking the aluminum bearing plate. The horn is fixed and the customer is happy!
2007 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L No Start VIN: 1N6DO7U17C
it was the crank sensor replace it vehicle ok
1981 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Chain Tensioners VIN: WPOAAO912B
Thanks to all who replied.I feel like a bit of a dummy,but I was misinformed by a former employer about damaging these tensioners.Better safe than sorry.The tensioners just push back with light pressure. Also thanks to Keith from ranrace for the tip ab...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: YS3DD55H7Y
Thanks to Justin and Pete, They were correct in checking the intake manifold gasket. The gasket in the car was for a t-5 9-3. The intake gasket was blocking half the the fuel injection port. The T-5 gasket was so off compare to the T-7 gasket. I cant believe t...
2006 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L Starting VIN: 1GXA155F06
Thanks so much for the help guys .the 3 key starts is what fixed the car and it did take about 4 times so if you have this problem be patent.
1992 Subaru SVX LS 3.3L Sol A & Sol C codes VIN: JFICX3532N
I replaced all solenoids including the transfer case solenoid C. It wasn't the transfer case solenoid but the small valvebody that it is mounted on. Sol A code 11 disappeared. But then the trans was always in "four wheel drive" and still had the code 24 as so...
2002 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L Compression VIN: 4S3BH89642
The summary of replies is that the engine washed out the cylinders. So we made sure it was tuned well and shipped it with just a tune up.
2005 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JF1SG69665
pulled the valve cover and checked valve clearance was tight. after talking with subaru tech he told me that it is common for this to happen when the engine brakes in the valve will sink into the head and cause a tight valve situation. thanks for all of your r... Trouble codes: P0304.
2000 Toyota 4Runner Limited 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN87R0Y
I would like to thank everybody for the input. I changed the intake gasket, injector, spark plugs, wires, cleaned maf, check all the vacum hoses, smoked it, did compression, and everything came back good. I really don't have any solution to the problem. The cu... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304, P0303.
2008 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L VVT-i system failure VIN: 5TDZK23C08
Toyota is repairing this one under warranty for the customer. When you look at the parts list under the tsb, it is obvious that there is a issue here! Thanks for the replies.
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L battery draw VIN: 3VWRC29MOX
Well the car is fixed, sorry for the delay...ended up finding water intrusion in the cooling fan control module. which was intermittently energizing the ac clutch(very intermittently!) finally got it to act up in shop! thanks for all the replies. This car had ...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L abs module VIN: WVWEH63B51
Thanks Stanley, Peter, and Steve! I went to and emailed them my problem. They called back very soon and were extremely helpful...Thanks DANA!!! Dana at spent about 40 minutes on the phone trying to get this sorted out. The...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE69M33
thanks for the info on this one. i replaced the combi valve drained the pump. all is good Trouble codes: P0411.
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGBC67L74
you guys hit the nail on the head,I called volkswagon and they were great they sent us six coils and paid us half hour labour too replace the coils the car runs perfect and the custumer is happy. with out your help I would have had it towed too the dealer for ... Trouble codes: P0300.
2005 Volvo S40 i 2.4L Oil pan VIN: YV1MS39075
I could not get actual specs so went with the 17 nm (they are all 7mm bolts) and everything seems fine.
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