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1992 BMW 325i 2.5L check light VIN: THELAST7IS
hi guys got an early 325i keeps throwing gearbox light and limp home,autologic fault65 eeprom checksum seems to loose comunication with egs when light is on you cant scan it and need to cycle key on off then you can get check light to go out without clearing c...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L air bag light on VIN: 1GBHK24U75
i am not a airbag teck snapon scanner gave me this code says active switch voltage out of range i help to find the switch and testing the switch
1998 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Cuts out VIN: 4C3AU52N7W
engine starts fine,idles fine when u give it gas it has a bit of Hesitation and then turns off starts back up fine it has power. just has Hesitation on take off fuel pressure is fine have replace fuel filter...
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L security system VIN: 1C3E546CXY
My neighbor came over and asked me if I'd stop over and look at his kid's car. I came over and it is in security mode with the red light flashing. dtc p1685 key code not present stored. well... after looking at the key I noticed that the kid had cut the key ru...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.7L Unknown VIN: 3D7KS26D76
This truck came with bad U joints, replaced w/o incident. 2 Weeks later customer says the transmission, or maybe the brakes are locking up on the highyway?, just for a split second,no c/e lamp, no codes. Test drove it and just as described it has happened seve...
1984 Ford F-150 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FETEF14H7
Good evening to all I have this 1984 ford truck here that won,t idle,the only way it will run is about 2000 rpms or when the choke is on. The engine has been changed and the best I can tell is maybe it might be a 1976 351,the carb number is D6WE AA.The plugs a...
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNE24L6Y
Hi, have a 5.4 here that is driving me nuts. It originally had a #7 misfire detected, replaced coil, just put plugs in it but checked anyway still have miss. Tried another coil and plug around every cylinder with no improvement. pcv makes a flutter sound like ...
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L blows #20 fuse pwr seat, adj pedals pwr locks dele VIN: 4M2ZU86K62
Hi, this truck blows fuse #20- 5amp once in a great while. It powers several things, power seat, delayed accessory, automatic headlights, radio and windows (retained power)etc. I just found a TSB # 16617 but can't pull it up at home and I sure would like to fi...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VW3201DJY
I've been getting fault p0442 and cannot get rid of it. I have replace the gas cap, purge valve, and LDP and canister. I have also smoke tested the evap system and have found no leaks anywhere. I also ran the VAG test for tank leakage pump runs and fails every... Trouble codes: P0442 (Small evap leak)
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Compressor VIN: 3VWCD21C72
Hello my fellow IATN'ers, I have a beetle 02 customer complaint A/C not working, checked and comfirmed, compressor looks good no noise, does not come on, check for power when A/C button on, no power, checked ground and ok. all fuses ok., all connectors ok., no...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2003 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Radiator VIN: 1C3EL56R02
I went around and around with this one.I did a carbon test as some suggested,and thanks,that ruled out the head gaskets.The water pump seemed to be functioning properly when I took the heater hose off,I had good output.I removed the radiator and physically flu...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Brake lights- abs VIN: 3B7H613Y5P
Fixed. Found pink & dark brown wire going to brake light switch pinched and cut. I did remembered that i had to replace that fuse in the process. But did not blow again because wire was cut & not touching ground. The radio is an aftermarket; next time will in...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28Z4X
Good afternoon responders and readers, I had twenty-two responses to my post. A couple of them were duplicates. And a couple made me wonder about the accuracy of what they state. Having regained my composure, I will sum up my results. The first said ...
2000 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L rear floor,spare well VIN: 1B3ES46C5Y
hello techs, thank you,thank you,you guys are right it was the rear light lense,on both side and the third brake lite lense. I use rtv,i'm waiting for the big rain(2weeks now no rain). thanks again ric
2007 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GKEV33777
Well I finally got it. I want to plug a product I recentley bought called crecorder. It helped me fix this vehicle.The product is very inexpensive,80 bucks now and you download software. All you do is plug recorder in obd port and drive and it records up to 2... Trouble codes: 300 (testing and results).
2005 Toyota Prius 1.5L Cooling Systems
followed my service info along with help here, all went smoothly and was far less complicated than i originally thought it was going to be and for some help to modis users the coolant pump on/off is located under engine actuator tests
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTD8IH3W
I'm going to have one of my friends that does a lot of buisness w World Pac add this part to his order or call Northside if they can beat the 245 price I found on a website. Thanks for reminding me guys of our better suppliers... To bad My old VW suppliers ar... Trouble codes: P0411.
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