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1994 Acura Integra LS 1.8L engine VIN: JH4DB7650R
Hi everyone thanks for reading. I have 94 integra completely stock. I have running hot problem. This vehicle came in with the complaint of engine running hot and when it gets hot if you rev engine past [...] the temp immediately comes down. So i figure it m...
2001 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L trunk lights and glove box light inoperative VIN: WAUDC68D11
can someone , tell me where a can get a schematic of the trunk lights / glove box light wiring .. i have no lights for trunk or glove box .. has anyone had issues with this problem . no voltage at either bulb .. all fuses appear to be good upon testing ..
1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY0788G
Car came in not running. R & R engine then upon installation discovered no start / VATS issue . Now the car starts and drives but it is showing codes for mass air flow , burn off and service engine soon light is on . Car is running rough and rich . Tried repla... Trouble codes: 33 (mass air flow), 36 (mass air flow / burn off)
1994 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L low power under load VIN: 1GKFK16K0R
origional complaint was lack of power or bogging when HOT. Truck had been tuned at another shop prior to comming here. We found the fuel filter almost plugged (175,[...]) We changed filter, fuel pump and strainer. Truck came back 2 days later same problem. ... Trouble codes: 44 (lean)
1998 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R4W
When this vehicle idles it is missing shaking it then idles real low where also black smoke starts coming out of exhaust and sometimes even pops out of the exhaust i looked at the misfire counter and yesterday all cylinders were missing i found that the maf wa... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire VIN: 3GNEC16RXX
Any help would would be great, vehicle came in with a p0300 and no.4 cyl showing misfires. Customer states mil only comes on during freeway driving over 70 mph and no misfire is felt. Drove vehicle and confirmed complaint, was able to set mil 3 times and freez... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cyl misfire)
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.8L radio VIN: 2GCEK23C09
Factory radio displays (station and clock) are too dim to see in the daylight. Dealer states all 2009 trucks on his lot are the same, invisible display in the daylight? Another great design feature? Thanks.
2009 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.6L Static spark from engine VIN: 1GB6G3A69A
We have a fleet of '09 Champion Para-Transit buses utilizing cut-away Chevy Express chassis w/Duramax 6.6L diesel engines. On two of these vehicles, we are experiencing an intensive static discharge from the crankshaft pulley to the engine oil pan rail. Has an...
1998 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L Stall VIN: 1C4GP54L4W
Van came in for stalling int. And has gotten worse.almost right away after start up it will set the listed codes. When it dies it will pulse the asd relay on and off. I verified that the pcm is doing this by watching pin 67, it turns the relay on and off. At t... Trouble codes: P0201, P0202, P0203, P0351, P0352, P0353
1999 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L converter VIN: 2C3HH46R9X
thanks in advance for any ideas on this problem. when this car is shifted into drive it imediatly stalls the motor, in park, reverse and nuetral is ok and if it is put into drive without holding the brake the wheels will go forward as soon as the brake is apli...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.3L fuel guage & BCM VIN: 2C8GP44381
Vehicle had fuel guage incorrect intermittently. Narrowed it down to a faulty BCM or cluster. Replace BCM with used because dealer says new one is unavailable. Customer drove for a couple of weeks, guage is working but odometer is incorrect. My understanding i...
2007 Chrysler Aspen Limited 4.7L Instrument clus VIN: 1A8HX58N87
Hey guys, i need your help. I replaced the instrument cluster on this 07 chrysler aspen, now i need reset all the function, like wipers, turn signals, and dash light dimming switch, etc. I do have the start mobile scan tool and drb iii scanner,but this vehicle...
1999 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Front brakes VIN: 1B7GG22Y8X
This fine dodge has noise in what seems to be the LF, can not duplicate on hoist, seems to have to be under load, most noticable when turning, touch the brake pedal and it goes away, comes back on release. Replaced a binding rear U-joint with no change, front ...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L wheel speed sensors VIN: 1B7KF2361Y
hello techs,have this truck thats puu lling my hair.at 7-8 mph brake pedal will shudder as if abs is activating.have checked archives for this issue and have checked all things recommended by responces.i have replaced all 3 wheel speed sensors,cleaned soensor ...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L speed sensors VIN: 1D7HU18DX3
we replaced the left front hub because of a defected bearing and abs code 26, after we still had a code 26 and a 36 / left and rear speed sensor no signal.. when we graph the three sensors and the right front was the one that was showing glitchs in the pattern...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L valve train VIN: 2D4GP44L85
Upper end noise seems to get louder as engine warms up. I have never had this problem on a 3.8L. Checked oil pressure when hot, 5psi at idle (within spec), 35psi at 3000 rpm (also within spec).
1990 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L a/c VIN: IFACP41E4L
help please this mustang LX only overheats w/air on,have checked everything i can think of leaning towards electric pusher fan.does not overheat w/air off.have checked waterpump,blockage in block and heater core
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMDU32E6V
Here is the question, There is coolant leaking from the back of the engine. Are there freeze plugs on the back of this motor. I don't want to pull the transmission for nothing. Thanks
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Driveline VIN: 1FBSS31L7W
98 e350 with a vibration. At about 40mph it starts and feels like a driveshaft vibration. You feel it in the steering wheel, seat and floor. After 40 mph goes away until you get up to about 65 mph and above. Then you really feel it in the steering wheel. I hav...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L first gear only VIN: 1FTYR14VXY
The problem I have is there is only first gear. No other gear. I made a phone call and found out that first and reverse are mechanical and should work unless something broke. There is no metal in the fluid on the dipstick. When I have my scanner hooked up to t...
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FDWE35F21
Hey fellas, I have a head scratcher! I'm not very familiar with diesels. As stated in the related repair history, we just replaced the right side valve cover gasket and the wiring harness under the valve cover. It did have codes for number 7 and number 3 cyl i...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAFP53U52
The complaint was a bump/clunk noise in the front end, seemed to happen most when turning Right, and an occasional card-in-the-bike-spokes type of clicking noise. Well I test drove it for about 12 miles through turns, especially where she said it seemed to hap...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L chains? VIN: 1FMZU63K43
We replaced 2 timing chains, 2 cassette, 4 tensioners, 2 guides, 2 washers and oil pump, all Ford parts. Vehicle started and ran perfect and quiet for 3 days. It now has a rattle around 2,000 rpm steady or accelerating or decelerating at same. Possibly running...
2004 Ford Focus ZX3 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAFP31Z94
When you accel car has bad Hesitation if you let out of the gas a little it will pull itself through it there is no vac leaks plugs look good no miss fire at all does it when you shift in any gear more so when it is cold but it will do it when the engine is fu... Trouble codes: P0172, P1665 (Tire/ axle ratio out of acceptable range)
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FTSX21P95
Hi Guys I have a 6.0L Diesel that blows white smoke after it runs for a couple of minutes. I ran a block test the one with the blue fluid that turns yellow if exhuast is present in the cooling system and it has so much pressure it instantly pushed the fluid ou...
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No start VIN: 1FDXE45PX5
The problem is a no start condition but cranks strong. The scanner pids show ICP Around 300 - 400 psi so i grounded the injector control regulator and it went to 4000 psi, but I noticed the ICP desired PID is showing 0 ?? The oil level is good. the fuel level ...
2005 Ford Excursion XLT 6.0L Turbo VIN: 1FMSU43P05
Hi Guys, This Excursion was towed into my shop with a complaint of 30 mph max,excessive black smoke and no boost pressure.I did a diagnostic and the #5 injector was spiking and also has a code P2262 no boost pressure.We replaced the injector and that solved th...
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPW14V57
Truck drove in here with codes for cam position both banks and both cam sensors unplugged so engine would run without rattling. I removed front cover and found the crankshaft sensor ring had been damaged by timing chain rubbing against it, the shop that instal...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 6.4L Noise VIN: 1FTWX31R78
I have this 6.4l and it came to me with a noise. The noise is coming from the air box sounds like exguast is being pumped into the air filter. Also the downpipe is tight but leaks exguast. We thought egr was stuck open but removed and is closed and sealing. Th...
2008 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTPX14V58
Hello out every one need some ideas on this 08 f150 the damn thing intermitantlly cuts out but comes out of it if you step on it, customer says, had vehicle last week and could only duplicate problem a couple of times but only happens for a split second, not a...
1996 Honda Odyssey EX 2.2L Stall VIN: JHMRA1874T
hi all, customer got stuck on a vacation and towed in. starts and runs ok when cold, but as soon as she warms up it will sputter and die or act like its way out of time. fuel pressure steady, alternate fuel no help. pulled codes 1381 and 1361, which relate to ...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L battery light VIN: 1HGEM22562
Let me start off by indicating all fuses are good and all areas where voltage is required is good, the blk/org wire has 12v at alt and eld, checked wht/grn from alt to ecm , no shorts good continuity B18, B13 wht/red also good, B10 good, I went as far as to ch...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: KM8SB12B83
Good Morning all.I have a vehicle here that was towed in with the intake, head,and exhaust removed. A hole in #3 piston. I installed a used engine. Started the vehicle and it ran fine until it warmed up. At that time engine speed drops off, then comes back. Th...
1989 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L No Upshift VIN: SAJHY1542K
Will not shift up out of second gear. Some advice please and thank you in advance.Pressure is within normal range.
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S5Y
This is a low mileage 2000 jeep G-C The above codes are historic and only a #2 coil pimary comes back. This is EPA, AT, w/ AC, Not CA. This will run perfect than misfire, intermittently... then stall / no restart. NEVER shows a misfire on the Modis when it ... Trouble codes: P1391 (Int loss of CMP or CKP), P0352 (ign coil 2 primary Circuit), P0351 (1), P0252 (3)
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S44
Good afternoon to all I have this Jeep on its 3rd visit for cel on.First visit bank1 sensor1 (frt.o2)code P0135 found. replace both o2 sensors (rear one replaced due to milage/just as old as defective frt. sensor).second visit (2 weeks later) p0442 small leak ... Trouble codes: P0135
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7236Y
The check engine light is on (po130)o2 problem,with rotten egg smell. Scanner shows upstream o2 staying at .2 volts and not switching rich and lean. Removed sensor and bench tested it with propane with the same results. Can I use a napa o2 ($72.00)--dealer ($1... Trouble codes: P0130
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Carrier bearing VIN: KNDJD73332
Looking for the kia guys, This vehicle has a vibration a take off from a stop. The best description I can give is that it feels like a torque converter shudder. I'm looking at the drive train and see the carrier bearing moving almost the full distance up and ...
2007 Kia Optima LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAGE123X7
This is a Used Car bought at the auction it has been neglected in service, It sets a P0011 on the second trip. I first flushed the engine, I found a SB on the Control sol. as I tryed to remove it it broke off in the head. I had to replace it, still set P0011. ... Trouble codes: P0011 (Variable cam timing Solenoid A Circuit Malfunction)
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Ride Control VIN: 1LNLM91V2P
Thanks in advance for all the help, having a problem with the air ride, after car sits for about 6 hrs system looses all air, car will fill up after starting and running for a few minuts. We have tested all lines and bags for leaks none found any help would be...
2003 Lincoln Aviator 4.6L engine noise VIN: 5LMEU68H03
This 4 cam 4.6L has a very loud knocking noise which I think is from the top of the engine. The noise is worst after first started and for about 30 seconds after start up, then will only happen on snap throttle and decel. Not so much on cruise. Removed serpent...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L ETC Fail safe maode VIN: 1LNHM87A04
I have this car in my shop what it does is when you drive the vehicle hard ( 3/4 pedal down ) it will go into ETC fail safe mode and you can not accerate the vehicle but if you cut it off and restart will work ok. checked alot of things but everything is testi...
2004 Mazda Miata 1.8L valve timing VIN: JM1NB35344
no other repairs done on this vehicle
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Accessories VIN: WDBFA66E6N
Body of mine bought a 1992 mercedes 500sl from the auction no lights on the instrument are workings & none of the gauges are & no turn signal, we swap the cluster with a good working one & everything is fine on the cluster, we replace the main relay for the tu...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Tail gate lock VIN: WDBRH61J73
Tailgate will not unlock or open from the outside. Had to use mecanical release under the plug inside the car. When unlocking with remote or switch on the dash there is no sound in the tailgate. There is 3 wires to the latch and I checked for voltage and groun...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J33
HELP! We have gone through the archives at least 15 times trying every fix and suggestion listed. Car came in with check engine light on pulled code p2058 with launch scanner couldnt find much help with that code. But pulled code p0170 in global same code one ... Trouble codes: P2058, P0170
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 4A3AK34Y6T
we replaced crank, reinstalled engine, now will not run unless fuel pump is disconnected, then it will run until pressure drops to zero. has good spark while cranking but will not start until you unplug pump then it starts right up. we checked for leaking inje...
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AC44G13
Vehicle came in for MIL on & EVAP failure - small leak. The vent valve would not fully close & leaked. It was replace with new OEM. The PCM will not supply enough ground to the vent circuit to operate the vent valve, like a poor ground lead. All grounds were g... Trouble codes: P0513 (immobilizer communications fault)
1995 Nissan Pickup XE 3.0L No Start VIN: IN6HD16Y8S
car crank and no start. no spark and no injector pulse. once in a while it starts and keeps running fine. but when you turn the engine off it won't start back up. I tested the sensors in the computer with a lab scope and the 1 degree and 120 degree sensor has ...
2006 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L 4WD light VIN: 5N1AA08B46
I have this 2006 Armada that the 4WD indicator on the dashboard doesn't work when 4wd is selected but I know the bulb works. When the key is turned on and the transfer case switch is in 2wd or 4wd the green 4wd indicator does work. The little diagram next to t...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Passlock VIN: 2G1WF52E94
Hi guys have a customer has intermitten passlock trouble,rather than replacing the passlock and cylinder does anybody know how to bypass the system.ive done it once but cant remeber how.thanks in advance..
1989 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.3L Surge, Misfire VIN: WP0EB0933K
the engine runs normally,though after a hot soak there is a concern where there is a surge/misfireat around 100kph in 4th or 3rd gears and the tach bounces from 0 to max. and sometimes stays at 0.
2001 Porsche Boxster Roadster S 3.2L pass side VIN: WPOCA29851
Hello out there in iatn land. Today i have 01 porsche boxster soft top that has a bad rattle type noise coming from the passenger side door/pillar area when driving over bumps. This noise only happens with the top up. It almost sounds like a bad strut mount or...
2006 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AZ52F95
Hello all, This vehicle came in for the CEL coming on, no driveability complaints. Scanned for codes and found P0300 - misfire detected. Vehicle seemed to run fine with no obvious misfires. Took for a drive and ran fine the whole time. Checked scan data and fo... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire)
1998 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L MIL Lamp on, noise VIN: JT2BG22K1X
well i was wondering if anybody has encounter a moaning, whale howling mating call noise coming from the gas tank of this car. i messed around with the evap and it stopped i was wondering if someone could confirm the charcoal canister with or vent valve or the... Trouble codes: P0446
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L theft VIN: 3VWSK69M52
Hello IATN I have a 2002 Jetta that will store Injector Codes P0261, P0264, P0270 and P0267 only when engine running and the drivers door is opened. When opened the engine will die. Only the drivers door. The fuel pump replay removes power from the fuse panel ...
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCL71K19
Thanks in advance for the help. This jetta came to us with the MIL on, with no drivability concerns. Scanned and read the codes, cleared and started the car, codes came right back, no running issues. I have checked on both alldata and mitchell on demand, not m... Trouble codes: P0475, P048E
2003 Volvo XC90 2.5L Smoking VIN: YV1CZ91HX3
After changing oil trap and cleaning all passages including dropping the pan and cleaning it out vehicle returned this week with a cold start smoking problem.
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L No Start, mil never lights up VIN: YV1CM91H94
hello all volvo techs i have a 2004 xc90 t6 awd that came in for a no start. have found that it has no injector pulse and the fuel pump only runs for about three seconds when u first turn one the key then it never turns back on. also when i connect the scanner...

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1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGJ83275
it was the sending unit, did voltage drop & ohm test the sending unit was shorted , its all good...thanks to everyone who helped in this matter
2001 BMW 530i 3.0L Battery drain VIN: WBADT63401
Thanks for all the help guys, like some of you suggested looks like this vehicle is getting a final stage for the blower. After disconnecting it for a while the drain went away.., and right now the car is going to sleep no problem. Thanks again
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Hood Release VIN: 5UXFA53522
well, i got the hood open in less than 30 minutes. 1 reply was 7 hours and another was with long pliers and pick's. i went to oemparts.com and looked up the hood latch system to see if it was one or two latches that held the hood down. it was only one, then...
2002 BMW 745i 4.4L drivers seat VIN: WBAGL6352D
thanks for the delay and thanks for the replies, i wanted to make sure this thing got fixed. We put the signal coverter in, and the light returned, so in order to warr. the seat occ, the dealer had to diag, and the seat occ sensor was faulty and got replaced. ...
2003 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L engine VIN: 1G4CU54133
Unfortunately the customer expected me to assume responsability to track down this issue. We received several great replies. The overwhelming majority stated issues with the mounts and they should all be replaced with OE. It was also noted that they have issu...
1985 Chevrolet S10 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS14E2F
Well so far I have rechecked all the wiring that goes to and from distributor and ecm. Tried all the parts a second time to try and eliminate any bad parts still no luck. pulled timing cover to check gears no missing teeth marks dead on. getting ready to try a... Trouble codes: 42 (est problems).
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Extended crank time VIN: 2GCEK19T3Y
Hey guys! Thank you all for the replies on this extended crank time on this 2000 K1500 Silverado. Richard from New York, Chris from Iowa and Dwayne from Michigan were right on the money on this one. I missed the fuel pressure regulator as the cause because I d...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L door locks VIN: 2GCEC19J9T
Tried the suggestions made, it does appear that the BCM will have to be replaced. Thank you so much for your help.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Front Axle Actuator and ABS Module VIN: 1GTEK291X3
I shouldn't have assumed all the others circuits powered by the ignition switch were working. After some more testing, I find the blower motor and cruise control are inop. All these wires are fed by an orange wire coming from the ign switch (just like Jerry f...
2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L no communication VIN: 1GNDM19X13
With all the replies it confirmed to me that the green wire was shorted to voltage as i suspected. With voltmeter hooked up I started to narrow down the circuit that was shorted into that wire. Ends up with the AUX.B wire in the underhood fuse box was the wire...
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC13V64
did not fix this one. car manager wanted to send to dealer so we did they basic called back saying map sensor so we said go ahead but we have already been there. then they called back and said air flow meter and we said go ahead we have already been there stil... Trouble codes: P0101 (Maf sensor corulation).
2008 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L No Crank VIN: 1GBJK34K98
Thank you to all that responded to this no crank/no start problem. Customer has alerted Chevrolet and found he does have warranty left on the vehicle. Customer has asked us to stop working on the vehicle and we do not know what is causing the problem, howeve...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L cylinder head VIN: 3C8FY4BB81
Thanks to all that replied to my question. All but 1 said to install a new cylinder head.Decided to do that since it is such a difficult job to remove head. Again thanks for all the info.
2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L door locks VIN: 1B7HG2AN91
Replaced central timer module. Problem fixed. Thanks.
2004 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1D4GP24R35
It seems that repairing the grounds or changing the asd relay fixed this car. I ended up sending the ecm to a re-builder for testing and possible fixing and it tested fine according to him. I am going to call this one fixed as it has been on the road for a c...
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L Converter? VIN: 2D4FV48V45
We ended up replacing the transmission with a new mopar unit. Now after it was installed we rest the trans controller and did all the relearns including a torque converter relearn (used a StarMobile) and then we test drove car and it WAS STILL acting up, slip...
1993 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L No Start, extended cranking VIN: 1FACP54Y7P
Thank you to everyone that replied. There were a couple of replies that hit it right on the head. I pulled the throttle body and IAC and cleaned both thoroughly - i then cleaned the IAC passages in the intake. I wound up replacing the TPS due to the voltage be...
1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L abs VIN: 1FTEX14N7P
well the main problem (transmission) with this truck is fixed. however, the ABS problem is still there. the transmission problem was a pump cover and stator shaft mismatch. it caused a total blockage of converter oil. it is still a mystery to me how the...
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L steering VIN: FMFU18L4VL
waiting for customer to return---I'm going to start by removing the shift motor and checking for looseness---it is related to the 4x4 and not a steering issue.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L steering box VIN: 1FTSW31PO3
thanks everyone for your input. i belive the hydro lines were in need of replaceing. the coustomer decided to live with the problem so i dont have any usefull info. thanks again.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31P53
Well it turned out that I was dealing with more than one issue. After staring at the Power Balance from a cold start to operating temperature, I determined that there were two bad injectors on the right bank. One of the bad injectors was the one replaced th...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31545
Great info all around guys, especially Steve from Ont. I pressurized the fuel system (don't remember the actual pressure values) and it dropped about 7psi in the first 20 seconds. I printed off TSB #07M08, gave it to the customer and sent him on his way to For... Trouble codes: P0300, P0345, P0420, P0430, P2196, P2198.
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L charging VIN: 1FTWW31P35
basics-basics-basics. the truck had optima agms in it. they needed a 12 hr low amp charge. the gen. was pushing over 200 amps trying to bring them up but the were too deeply discharged.after a 12 hr charge all systems are good. as a side note when the truck wa...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hesitation, Bogs, won't rev up VIN: 1FTWW31P45
Thanks a ton to everyone who replied. Thanks especially to David from Ontario, Tim from Wisconsin, Mike from Louisiana, Charles from California, Gordon from Washington, Joshua from Maryland, Don from Texas, and ESPECIALLY Patrick from Nebraska for your very de...
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L blend door VIN: 2FAHP71V18
thanks for all the replies i ended up pulling the dash back and replacing the motor, i could not get at it through the glovebox. thanks to all
1995 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Head gasket VIN: 1HGEG8668S
Out of 14 replies the 4 step got 6 votes and the 2 step got 2 votes. So I went with the 4 step. A couple of replies mention a smooth surface and one suggested a slightly rough surface. One recommended OEM gasket and one recommended aftermarket gasket. What I ...
1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCE6643V
Thanks goes out on this one to Richard from New York. I had already checked for and service bullitens on my Mitchell but did not find the one that was suggested by him. Installed crank sensor and vehicle is running great. Goes to show that we don't always h... Trouble codes: P1361 (TDC Sensor Intermittent Interruption), P1381 (Cylinder position CYP Sensor Intermittent Interruption).
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMEJ8640Y
Thank all of you for your replies. We found a repair online at a Honda specialist web site. We performed the procedure - which installed a piezo transducer in line - along with a new knock sensor. The MIL stays off. Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor fault).
2006 Honda Odyssey Touring 3.5L Vents VIN: 5FNRL38866
2005 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJD733X5
thank you for all the replies.replacing the canister closed valve fixed the problem.while monitoring the fuel tank pressure sensor voltage i ran the evap monitor test with the scan tool.the voltage at the sensor drop to .05 volts but never returned to 2.5 to 2... Trouble codes: P0452.
1995 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L air ride
thank you again for all the help.after ford quoting my friend 4000.00 to repair,i bought a conversion kit for 450.00 from arnott ind. it took me 5 hrs to do job.my friend is very happy with car.
2005 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Abs VIN: WDC1641862
ok guys the pickup is located in the wheel bearing I also placed the order for the tool. will close it as I know the issue will be fixed when the bearing is fitted.
2002 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V 2.5L Starting VIN: JH65432234
Well, had to reprogram keys, all is well now, seems that all computers 2000 & up have nats regardless of security system status.
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L all light in the front dont work VIN: 1G3NF52E93
Thank everyone sorry i guess i forgot to close this case but yes it is fixed thank to all of you that helped me what i found wrong was that it had some corrosion in the connect under the under hood fuse box and it was alittle loss.
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.3L Speedometer VIN: 1P4GP44R2V
thanks to every one that helpped me with good ideas, we tried all the suggestions, calibration procedure has been done alot of times, manual way and with the drb iii scanner, always still the same problem. the way how i fix this problem is by replacing the spe...
2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G2NW5ZES2
We made for sure the antifreeze was a 50/50 mix for the coolant part. Replaced cap and coolant tank with new oem. Looks like not building enough pressure was the problem. Problem solved and Thank You for your help. iATN is the best.
1988 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L rack VIN: SCAZN02A0J
I'll post this as fixed although I'm still waiting for the parts. I got very good information about this system-turns out the original racks were a problem early on and were upgraded to a new design-this requires the mounting and steering shaft to be upgraded...
2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Windshield Wipers VIN: YS3FB45S14
Thank you all for your help. The consensus was a faulty CIM. A Tech 2 with saab software is needed for proper diagnosis and programming. So until I see more saabs to justify a scan tool purchase , this one is off to the dealer.
1984 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT2MA67LXE
After testing a little more, I came up with this... I drove the car till it was warm and running good. Then I put the ECM in the freezer for 30 min. put it back in the car and it ran like crap. Worse than it did before it wouldn't rev over 1000 rpm, as it w...
1993 Toyota Pickup 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VN13D4P
I appreciate all the replies given! Turns out the shop that installed new fuel pump and sender didn't clean the tank like they said they did. further conversation with customer revealed gas in tank was over 6 years old!! Clean, Fresh Gas made the backfires go ...
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