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1999 Acura EL 1.6L Stall VIN: 2HHMB4649X
Anyone had problems with aftermarket gas tanks causing braking stall when tank down to 1/8 fuel? Customer thinks tank is the cause , says it ran a bit rough at times before. When driving and braking hard I was able to reproduce problem.
2003 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Valves VIN: WAUVC68E13
Greetings everyone. This vehicle actually belongs to a good friend and previous service advisor. The vehicle arrived with misfires in cylinders 3&4, and the customer is suggesting coils. Fault codes p0300, l0301, p0302, p0303, and p0304 stored, dead misses in ...
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDT74F25
Hi Fellows, Car came in because of this above 2 DTCs. 1.Check fuel pressure and found the one at outlet from rail back to tank is low than normal(specs. 6bar). Pressure at rail OK specs. 25bar. But when hook up mechanical pressure tester at rail outlet. It fi... Trouble codes: P2543 (Low fuel pressure sensor circuit intermittent), P2006 (Intake manifold runner control Bank 1 stuck closed)
1997 BMW 540i 4.4L vibration VIN: XXXBW57032
I have two E39 sedans doing essentially the same thing. a '97 with approx. 234,000 miles on it and a '98 with about 98,000 miles. Both have a minor vibration that is felt in the steering wheel. Seems to start at about 48 MPH, and is felt the most at about 52 ...
1998 Buick Regal GS 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G4WF5211W
Hopefully someone out there has encountered this before. Anyway, I have a 1998 Buick Regal GS (supercharged) 3.8L A/T that will just die out when it feels like it. The customer can be driving in town or the freeway or at a stop light and it will just cut out. ...
2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L no crank VIN: 1G4HP54K61
ok im stumped with this one havent needed any help in a long time. 01 buicke lesabre custom. guy had me tow it in due to no crank and no start. i checkd it out only to find the front turn signals arent working but the rear one blink rear fast. the wipers dont ...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1G6KD54Y1V
The cluster keeps going out, this makes the 4th time. The last time we got a used cluster, hooked it, lit up as it should, of course wouldn't start. Sent it off again, today we got the cluster back, installed it, worked great, took out for a road test, about 1...
2002 Cadillac Escalade EXT 6.0L yaw /accellerometer sensor VIN: 3GYEK63N12
has anybody seen this fault and do they have a fix. tried two more accel/ yaw sensors with same results. does anybody know if these sensors have alot of problems. also, have done continuity test on all wires to and from accel/ yaw sensor without finding any fa...
1993 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22P1P
Greetings fellow techs. I have this 93 Camaro Z28 giving me quite the run-around. Vehicle originally came in for an intermittent stumble off idle with lack of power and back firing through intake. Found ignition components worn and needing to be replaced, wate...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban Silverado 6.5L Cuts out VIN: 1GNGK26FOR
Holy jerk pump Batman! I gotta problem! This is my truck, 13 months ago I started having fuel pressure problems (dropping off on acceleration). I replaced the fuel tank because it looked like the galvanized finish came off inside, I also replaced the fuel filt...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC149W1
Guys this one is driving me nuts. I have good fuel presure I think. My guage is bad but reads about 50lbs at idle, I know its supposed to be 60 but thats not that short. I have smoke tested this thing for vacuum leaks and didnt find any. I have a missfire on c... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank One), P0174 (Lean Bank Two), P0300 (testing and results)
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L abs VIN: 2G1WF52EX1
hope someone has an answer,i have replaced the abs module and pump assm twice in the last year.code c1218 comes and goes with no pattern.i have checked connectors and have run out vof options. please help
2005 Chevrolet C5500 Kodiak C5C042 6.6L Backfire/popping VIN: 1GBE5E1275
Truck seems to be down on power, when accelerating about at 3/4 throttle the engine will start popping, back firing out the exhaust. Have done the turbo relearn procedure, have checked intercooler system for leaks, cleaned mass air sensor and swapped out senso... Trouble codes: P0046 (turbo boost control position performance), P2563 (Turbo boost control position sensor performance)
2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1CREL46X14
HAs anyone come across this problem. Vehicle runs fine under load, but when hot, every time you release the throttle at idle the vehicle stalls, starts right up and stalls again. thanks for the help Trouble codes: P0172
2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.4L No Start VIN: 1C3EL55R14
A customer of mine had 2 2004 Chryslers, one had SKIM the other did not. He put the non-SKIM PCM in the SKIM car then swapped it back to it's original car (non-SKIM). The PCM that once thought is was non-SKIM and the car started now thinks it has SKIM and wo... Trouble codes: P0633 (SKIM code not programmed in PCM)
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3A8FY68856
Hi all thanks for the help in advance this pt loser is giving me some problem.car came in with a multi cyl misfire. We felt it was tune up time customer stated they had never done anything except oil changes.we replaced plugs and wires with oe.cleared codes an... Trouble codes: P0304
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L starter VIN: 1B7KC2368X
after charging system,tried to start,starter sounds like it is dragging. put vehicle on lift,installed new starter, still same noise...remember this engine has low miles for a diesel...how can i check the engine to see if it is ok? turned crank to see if it wo...
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS58N42
hi guys i have this 4.7 L with loss of crank and cam signal. don't know much history on this truck. it was bought from auction by the used car dealer.had missfire rocker was off. we put the rocker back in and it ran good. had PCM internal failure fault set. we... Trouble codes: P1391
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Ecm VIN: WD2PD744X4
Truck came in originally on a hook, driver shut off and had nothing when key was turned to the crank position. Found ECM relay in center position of fuse block on colum inop. Put a new relay in and it fired right up. Same thing happened again a few days late...
2005 Dodge Durango Limited 5.7L cruise control VIN: 1D4HB58D15
Hello and thanks in advance. this durango came in last week for a stalling problem. never got it to act up, but found updates for pcm. performed the refash, all went good cust not eexperiencing stalling but now cruise is inop, you can set the light at idle, it...
1994 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L rear end VIN: 2FALP71W55
thanks for help in advance, I've got a knocking noise coming from the rear of the car i have replaced the rear axle bearings,spider gears, and axle and the noise is still there it only makes it when you let of the gas pedal it does'nt do it while under a load
1999 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSE34F8X
first off I applaud all you diesel techs. out there.this van is killing me. has a hard time starting and then when it does start it will run forever.but if you accellerate in park it will blow tons of white smoke and when let off throttle the oil pressure gaug... Trouble codes: P0232, P0470
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTRX07L6Y
Noise started, according to customer, just after intake manifold was replaced. Noise is coming from rear of intake. Can't narrow it down to either valve cover; sounds like a lifter type noise. As stated above, has good oil pressure and the noise is consistent ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21P13
Hi and thanks in advance you guys are great. Customer was driving this truck and lost power and died. Towed in and restarted and ran approx 5 minutes then died and would not restart. Scanned and found multiple codes, cleared codes and 2290 & 2291 returned insp... Trouble codes: 266 (Cyl 2 contribution), 341 (Cam Sensor), 678 (8 Glow plug), 2290 (ICP Low), 2291 (ICP Low cranking)
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Hard Start VIN: 1FTWX31P26
When through flow chart and it says to unplug Injector Control Pressure Sensor and if engine starts, it's a bad sensor. I unplugged sensor and it starts right up. Plug sensor back in and just cranks and cranks but will not start. Will eventually start if you c... Trouble codes: P2291 (Injector Control Low During Engine Cranking), P0299 (TC/SC Underboost)
1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L cooling fan VIN: JHMBA4234M
The customer brought this honda with a overheating problem. I did confirm the issue and the car did get hot and with the thermogun I got about 225-230 degrees with no cooling fan operation what so ever. However, when I shut the car off the fans did come on for...
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCG2247Y
This Honda came in with a complaint of overheating at idle. Customer had confirmed cooling fans were operating at the time of overheating. The customer stated that the temperature has gone all the way up twice.I found the coolant crossover tube that houses the...
2001 Honda Passport LX 3.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6DM58W01
car came in 1 mo. ago overheating bad,replaced timing belt and water pump.released truck comesback a week later check engine light on,p1340 on start up backfires through intake for about 5 minutes then starts up and runs good for maybe a week or two then gets ... Trouble codes: P1340
2005 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMES956X5
Vehicle had a code P0521 so it failed state inspection. Replaced V-Tec solonoid per Honda Dealership recomendation. Still has code P0521. EOP is 161 Kpa @ 933 rpm and goes to 500 Kpa at high rpm. I don't have much troubleshooting information or bulletins to... Trouble codes: P0521 (Oil pressure out of range)
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Cuts out VIN: JNKCV54E34
Good evening We have this G35 coupe built date 7-04 that we have replaced the engine, the customer provided the engine. After the swap the engine will start, run and drives out well except for the check engine light comes on with the crank position code, the ... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank position sensor)
1994 Jaguar XJS 4.0L headlamps VIN: SAJNX2743R
Hello everyone, We got this unit as a trade in. The battery keeps going dead. We removed battery to charge and test and now when we hook up terminals there is a very loud noise coming from the headlamps. I have no experience on these units. I did do a draw t...
2004 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.2L Stall, start/stall VIN: SAJEA74C84
Customer filled up fuel tank with regular unleaded and drove car home. next morning crank and start/die repeatedly. One of the ford dealers ran battery down and recarged through a power port. Car trailered to us(70 miles). I charged and tested battery, all ok....
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 4 Wheel Drive VIN: IJ4GZ5852V
This jeep came to me with the rear diff. Bearings out i replaced them and not it seams like it in in 4wd all the time. The stick shows 2wd but it jumps when you turn sharp. It also has a loud roaring noise when driving. I took the front driveshaft out and it s...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Starter VIN: 1J46W48SXY
Vehicle is a no crank. Can jumper at relay and will start fine. Also will start if I probe yellow wire with test light to ground, in ignition switch harness, key in on position. Terminal 86 at starter relay is hot at all times and should be hot only in start p...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Oil Gauge VIN: 1J4GX48S52
Has low oil pressure @idle and pumps up @freeway speeds, no engine noise. Looking for a way to test the pump and possible cam bearings(read a few posts about cam walking). Any way to test these two systems without a lot of time? thanks in advance for your repl...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GX48S92
This poor jeep keeps setting this code. We can start it cold and within a couple minutes, it sets p0135. The voltage is dropping below 3 volts within 75 seconds like the test says, so its hard to understand why it keeps saying there is a problem when the volta... Trouble codes: P0135 (1/1 o2 sensor heater failure)
2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNY22272
I was told car wouldnt go over a curtain speed I drove it seemed fine no engine light on but has stored codes. Idles Very Little Rough Long term Trim's are about 8.5 to 7.0 Trouble codes: P1470 (Variable inlet valve motor bank 1 short to grd), P1472 (Variable inlet valve motor bank 1 short to grd), P1477 (Variable inlet valve bank 2 output open ciruit), P0171 (Lambo regulator bank 1)
2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNM22212
Ok guys this is for those land rover techs. Car came on a hook, customer states that car would not drive (move) at all. Started vehicle and car will accelerate ok but if you put your foot on the brake and try to accelerate nothing happens, it stays at idle, re... Trouble codes: P0102, P1471
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G6X
The car arrived with all of these codes: P1155 ASF P1153 ASFB2S1 P1135 AFSB1S1 P0305 P0304 P0303 P0302 P0300 MISFIRE CODES SPECIFIC TO CYLINDERS P0125 ERROR CODE P0120 TPS CODE. We replaced the coils (all six) and plugs. After the road test the Car recoded wit... Trouble codes: P1155 (p1153-), P1153 (p1135-), P1135 (p0125-), P0125 (p0120-), P0120 (p0300-), P0300
2003 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.5L High idle VIN: JN1DA31A93
Car brought to our shop from another shop, they replaced the throttle body assembly and the idle is stuck to 1250 rpm. We tried to do the idle relearn procedure but to no avail. We have a consult 3 and it will not relearn. I tried to disable one injector and p... Trouble codes: P0505
2007 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Defrost VIN: W07C634163
This pathfinder has a problem with air flow during winter conditions. Customer cannot keep windows clear when driving at higher altitudes. I went and checked the operation of the auto temp controls. When on auto and fan on high speed barely any flow coming thr...
2009 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.9L Left Side Signals VIN: 1GMDV23149
my customer's van has an intermittent signal flashing problem and is tired of dealing with the dealer. she's had the pcm replaced and flashed but it didn't fix the problem , took it back and they replaced the left front signal bulb. the problem is that sometim...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD75H9Y
hoping for help not much detail the codes p1577,p1312,p1334 keep coming up. hoping u saab guys can put me on track seeing this is my 1st one thanx. Trouble codes: P1577
2003 Saturn Vue 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ43D53
Hello folks. This Vue came in with MIL on, P0480 present, and no cooling fan operation. We checked it out and found the cooling fan resistor was broken and we had an open on that circuit. Replaced the resistor with GM part and our cooling fan operation returne... Trouble codes: P0480 (Cooling fan 1 control circuit)
1997 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Miss= hvy-off idle. VIN: JF1GF4856V
Aftr initl mouse chew repairs made in Oregon, left shop w/cel on bu no runablty probl. Fueled up in centrl Wash, drove approx 75+/- miles (1/4 tank), then cel started flashing & had very notable misfire. She continued driving another [...] to get home & bro... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl1 miss. random depending on test drive), P0302 (Cyl2 miss), P0303 (Cyl 3 miss), P0304 (Cyl4 miss), P1100 (Ign low volts once aftr 5th road test only.)
1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L rear defogger VIN: JF1SF6357W
hello i have a 98 forester that the rear defogger grid does not work. have power at switch and fuse (20 amp) is good, but i cannot find the relay's for it. alldata is no help and after an hour of web searching no luck. any help is appreciated, thanks in advanc...
1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L transaxle VIN: 4S3BG6855X
thanks in advance this car came in with customer saying that reverse had went a couple weeks prier and now car barely drives at all. I started car to put in shop it went 15 to 20 feet and locked up. now when you put in any gear it dies like its locked up in ge...
1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L No Start VIN: I3N5J5872J
hello to all i have this toyota pick up that i just cant get a hand on they broght it in and said it was stalling and drove it and it acked like i was losing fuel so i put the press gage on it and that was good checked injecter pulse and as the truck would sta...
2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13CX1
posting this to see if anyone knows if a flash is available for p0420 there is a bulletin on ecu update (says to replace ecu for updated logic) i do have old ecu calibration but want to know if anyone has flashed for this recently i purchased pass thru pro II ... Trouble codes: P0420
2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L ac compressor VIN: 5TEUX42N06
hey guys this ac unit came in with empty system and on off switch was flashing. so i charged it up put in 1.4 lbs which the tag saID. turned on ac and the clutch cycled for 2 seconds and shut down cheched fuse. was good and have batt volt at fuse the high side...
2007 Toyota Camry CE 2.4L Valve Cover VIN: 4T1BE46K37
Customer complained of running rough. Code for misfire #3, tried to pull coil on that cylinder and it would not come out. When I eventually got it out, the spark plug tube in the valve cover is melted. Pulled valve cover off, and they all look damaged, but 3 i...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L fluid VIN: 3VWCA21C1X
hello everyone, todays special is a 99 beetle with a 2.0 auto trans, the problem is if you let the car sit over the weekend it will leak fluid out the trans, we replaced the plastic filler pieces thinking it had a crack in it or a bad oring and would break com...

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1984 Cadillac DeVille 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6AM4783E
Thanks Y'ALL !!! The ground was located on back of compressor bracket... really black (dirty) connectors, no star lock washer and bracket was dirty.. Sorry I didn't do voltage drop. Bad ground = hi voltage...Got that cleaned up and the 2 second prime came rig... Trouble codes: 19 (Fuel pump relay circuti shorted to 12v).
2000 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L transmission VIN: 1G6KY5496Y
thanks guys the trouble was the pcm installed a recon flashed by gm then i did the crank relearn no problems
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JH52716
Well it looks like Joe was right. It turned out to be the O2 sensor again. It was giving a false reading. We replaced with a delco unit and vehicle hasn't returned. Trims got better but were still a little high at idle. LTFT at 13 and short term at about +2 an... Trouble codes: P0171.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23U43
Fuel pump, filter and regulator. I used a low amp probe with the lab scope and found a very messy waveform, not a nice clean pattern I saw in the waveform library. The fuel filter was also pretty much clogged, I could barely blow through it! Out of caution we ... Trouble codes: P0134 (Low O2S activity bank 1 sensor 1), P0300 (Engine Misfire Detected), P1516 (Electronic Throttle Mod Vs. Throttle Position Performance).
2007 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L heat VIN: 1GCGG25V17
well after many checks the truth comes out ,van had just been to the dealer for heater work and they left the blind door unpluged. we sent it back to the dealer. Thanks everyone for you help.
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L top speed VIN: 1GNSK4E09B
Well, the ACDELCO help desk tells me I cannot do it. They had taken my info and then they called me back to tell me that. So I don't know if they won't or they can't. I did tell the customer that perhaps they would do more for a GM dealer, and he indicated he ...
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Paint Blisters VIN: 1B4GP25R02
Using food coloring placed on rags both in the fuel door area and the wheel well, water was entering through the pinch weld beteen the inner wheel well and the outer quarter pannel. The water has been causing the blistering in the same location because a reinf...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L tracking VIN: D7H418D64J
Okay thanks for all the help. We eliminated any brake issus and gave all bushings in the front end a real good 20/20. We replaced the front tires and had a four wheel aligment done at a local shop and it drives just fine now. Thanks again Stephen
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L Filled with Kerosene VIN: 1D74A18D74
Thanks everyone for all the help! Broken valve springs, bent valves...Jasper motor will be here monday!
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.7L low comp VIN: 1D7HU18DX5
used camera done cylinders and found scorn cylinders truck had gone 15000 miles over oil change and oil was 4qts low
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP45T6S
Thanks for all the replies. Some of you nailed it!! Had a partially broken wire in the harness beteen the PCM and the ECT sensor. Repaired and runs great. Thanks everyone!!! Trouble codes: 118 (coolant temp. sensor above max. voltage), 172 (02 indicates lean), 176 (02 indicates lean), 181 (02 at rich limit), 189 (02 at rich limit).
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L spark plugs VIN: 1FTSX21598
Thank You so much for all the help.Once again IATN members are great.I finally got them all to break loose I'm in the process of removal so far the score is 2 out safely and 1 broken 1.I agree with the Lisle tool it does come out.As 1 person recomended i spray...
1993 Honda Civic Si 1.6L engine VIN: 2HGEH3389P
First, some clarification: The car runs hot when stopping for the first red light only after driving at least 100 miles straight on the highway at speed, at which point you'd find the overflow bottle full and the rad low by that same amount. So, I need to c...
1996 Honda Civic HX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ7120T
Most of my replies suggested problems with main relay. That is exactly where the problem was, had no power to white and black wire which was power all the time, not finding a blown fuse or the open I wired in a new circuit from battery positive with a 15 amp f...
1998 Honda Civic GX 1.6L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1HGEN1643W
Thanks to all who replied. I know from in the past CNG help can be slim pickin's but you all came through. As it turned out my customers fear of a catastrophic fuel pressure regulator failure was NOT the issue. It was the distributor. As it turned out it was f...
2000 Honda Accord EX 3.0L speedo VIN: 1HGCG2257Y
after diagnosis and testing we are finding that the ecm is the cause for this problem. going to live with it for now. once it is fixed i will post
1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4F67S7XL
rodrigo from ill was on target with the 02 sensor I found after further inspection of the o2 sensors that my front Bank 1 Sensor 1 was acting up It never set a code for misfire but was the cause of this misfire thank to everybody who offered help
2007 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GL48K67
Thank you for your input. I did have to spend some time and a little heartache with this one, but it turned out well. Got it figured out and returned to the customer. The actual cause was fuel. Looking at it and smelling it, there were mixed opinions here abou... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel system 1/1 lean), P0174 (Fuel system 2/1 lean).
1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Hesitation VIN: WDBFA66E2L
Thank you for all that replied. We have not fixed this vehicle yet. Customer took the car since it was currently running fine and will return when problem reoccurs. One gentleman recommended smoking for a vacuum leak and one explained how the system works. We ... Trouble codes: 17 (Oxygen sensor implausible signal).
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E-24V 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDB1240312
Firstly thank you to those who replied and offered help with my problem. Fellow techs suggested that I should be careful and examine the wiring loom for problems and try and enrich the fuel mixture and also helped me think through what was happening. I had to... Trouble codes: 50%.
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Shift interlock VIN: WDB2201652
Thank you very much for all your help. You people are great. Basically there were two way of getting round the stuck lever. No. 1 was to to remove the gear knob and strike the gear lever while holding the lever away from park position. This might release the l...
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J95
well this car is finally out of my life but it has been a good learning exprience. first off i had the car taken to a m/b dealer for the adaptation relearn. thought i had it done then. it ran much smoother and wasn't counting missfires anymore. unfortunetly it... Trouble codes: P0303.
2007 Mercedes-Benz R350 4Matic 3.5L Battery VIN: 4JGCB65E67
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Fob VIN: 1G2NF52T71
It's fixed! The dealer screwed up when they programmed it. Alex, Dan, and Mike all gave me good info. I did find the TSB in AllData about the blower motor and about the different way you program the transmitters with the techII. I took the car to a friend of...
2006 Porsche Boxster 2.7L window motor VIN: WPOCA29856
received another new motor and it corrected the problem
2007 Saab 9-3 2.0T 2.0L rear calipers VIN: YS3FD49Y67
I wanted to reply as soon as the problem was addressed. Vehicle not on road yet, but the pistons are depressed - that was the challenge. Last night I got the rotors at 6:05 and then tried to get the job out and ran into this obstacle. I thought I was putting e...
2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5i 2.5L turbo boost VIN: 4S3BL67648
I appreciate your help. It goes without saying the turbo cant over spool at a stop. Simply relaying the entire cust. complaint. Let vehicle go with no repair, came back in again this mornin with same discription, but with extra complaint of burning smell, [...]...
1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2.4L battery VIN: JT4RN62D5J
Well I worked from the front to the rear on this one, that was my downfall! The wire loom coming through the rear hatch had numerous exposed wires. I repaired the loom and all is well. Paul got me thinking on the right track with his insight that a wiper mo...
1990 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Starting VIN: JT3VN39W1L
I added the bosch relay, used the the start wire as a 12 volt trigger for relay and used direct 12 volts from battery positive to do the actual work through relay, I let customer drive and will see in the following month if anything pops up. ..I had lots of g...
1998 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 4TANL42NXW
well as was stated in the original post we had already tryed a new crank pulley!!! checked oil clearance on main bearings,.002-.003". yes we used the green stuff. noticed that the main bearings had a little un even wear. sent the crank out to be fixed. reas...
1999 Toyota Solara SLE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 2T1CF28P5X
This car is fixed. Thank you to those that took the time to read and reply to my request. It was the computer. When the 2 wires shorted out, the driver in #6 injector quit working inside the computer. Replies suggested checking crank and cam signal to the comp... Trouble codes: P0306 (Misfire 6 cyl).
2000 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBRT3418Y
thanks to all for the help, we cleaned the throttle bodt and dumped the memory. The truck still had a problem, but after we found where the customer had pried on the motor it was a easy fix. Trouble codes: P1128 (Thottle motor).
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCL71K19
thanks to all it was the exhaust flap valve , the butter fly was frozen. We replaced it and the light has not returned. We never had any running issues. Thanks agin it is sometimes very hard to find good info, IATN has came thru agin Trouble codes: P0475, P048E.
2001 Volvo S60 2.4T 2.4L 2-1 Downshift VIN: YV1RS58D51
needed valve body but we replace the trans with new from volvo
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