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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Valve Covers VIN: WAULH64B41
Hello Audi Techs: We have a situation where this car came in with leaky valve covers and the gasket were changed out recently by the dealership and leaking again! The customer didn't want to take the car back to the dealer and wanted to pay us to redo the wor...
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDG74F95
I have this Audi that came in with the check engine light on with 2 codes P0341 and P0366 for the cam shaft sensors. I found a bulletin that said to remove the the vvt solenoids and check for debris on it they are both ok. I can clear the codes and start the e... Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft position sensor G40), P0364 (Camshaft position sensor B bank1 G300)
2005 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAZ33405
How to test p0411 code? some data & michell don't show any help Trouble codes: P0411 (Cold air injection problem)
1991 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G4HR54C4M
mass air reads aprox 20gps at idle runs rich inj pw 14ms wire good from mas sensor to ecm changed prom ecm & mafs reads air flow when sensor un pluged when motor stopes air flow 0gps
1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Pcm VIN: 1G4HP52K0X
Hi guys. Got probably a simple fix here. Have no communication with my pcm thru my tech ii and i checked my wires and found that i either have a problem with my wiring harness or a problem with the pcm. So cut the purple wire at the dlc and the pcm (pin # 59 p...
2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G60P567X5
Thanks in advance for all your help. car came in yester day running rough, scanned and found codes P0206,P0306, P0523, PO521, AND PO443, So we put in new a/c delco plugs and other shop put in autolite plugs. after replacing the plugh all of the codes went away... Trouble codes: P0206 (Injector circuit problem), P0306 (Misfire 6), P0443, P0521 (Engin oil press sensor performance), P0523 (Engin oil pressuer sensor circuit signal low)
1979 Chevrolet El Camino 5.7L speedo bullet
have this 1979 el comino thats like brand new. everything is new. customer wants nothing to leak. got everything to stop leaking but transmission speedo bullet. put new cable, new bullet it stops leaking for about a month, then it leaks again out of the cable ...
1986 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start, No injector pulse VIN: 1G1YY0783G
Hello i am having a great deal of trouble with this car. This is a car that sits in a guys collection they get it out every so often in the summer and drive it. Well sometimes it wont start they have been having this trouble for a few years It intermittently n...
1994 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GBEG25K7R
Hey guys, vehicle was dropped off. customer ststed it would die outten minutes after he started it. would take about five min. to restart. first thing i noticed, the injectors would pulsate after key was turned off, filling the bowl up with gas. both inj. are ...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L transmission VIN: 1GNCT18WOX
I am working on a Blazer with multiple failures that I believe are related. The truck has had an engine replaced some time ago. Symptoms include: no shift, trans has power on connector pin E, but stays in 3rd only. The odometer and shift indicator display only...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14V0I
Vehicle was driven into shop. Customer states CEL comes on for short periods intermittently. Used SOLUS-PRO Scanner to retrieve codes. I believe Mis-Fire & EGR Codes are a separate issue. Could a faulty EGR be the cause of an engine Mis-fire? The Scan tool ind... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Multiple Mis-Fire Detected), P0404 (Egr A Control Circuit Range/Performance), P0405 (Egr Sensor A Circuit Low)
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
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14X13
Ok guys my boss is killing his self on this one Truck came in customer stated that he went out tried to start truck crank no start.Found u1000 & u1041 No Power to the ICM no fuel p. customer states never had this problem before. Done hours for research try a w... Trouble codes: U1000 (u1041-), U1041
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 3G4R5T6TG5
this colbalt came in with no throttle response car runs good. but no throttle at all. the only code i could get is driver 5. makes no sense to me any help would be great.
2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LT 5.3L ABS light on VIN: 3GNEC1208G
Sets code CO161 Symptom 00 (intermit)and turns on ABS lamp. Could not duplicate fault in shop. Replaced the B/P sensor @ customers request. Did not solve problem. Scan data showed 7 occurances and 3 passes in freeze frame. Also had history codes B1011 Symptom ...
2008 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L radio- window VIN: 1GNDV33W38
Hello Techs,this van got a boost from somebody and he crossed the cables!we lost power to radio and the rear vent window switch,checked all wiring and fuses but no luck,is this going thru the BCM? any help ? thanks Ralph
2004 Chrysler 300M 3.5L engine VIN: 2C3HE66G34
I have a 2004 chrysler 300M that came in with temp guage in the red scann tool read the same 260. Ill give it a couple quick engine revs idle to 3000 rpm cools right down then heats back up after a little. I can do that all day long. Replaced radiator,thermost...
1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L drivers window regulator VIN: 1B4GP45RVB
Don't understand this one. I've replaced lots of window motor regulator assemblies. in past. In about a year this van went through 3 regulators, original, aftermarket, and one from the dealer. It's broken now and I need to find cause before buying more. This t...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L starter VIN: 2B3HD46R2X
Hello! I have a 1999 Dodge Intrepid with a starting problem! Not every time, but most of the time the starter double clicks. When you put a test light on the terminal coming from the ignition switch at the starter relay the test light lights up fine. When you ...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Multifunction Switch VIN: 387HC13YX1
Checked IATN if any body was having a problem with these multifunction switches, but didn't see any. So we came to coclusion that; Why do the British drink warm beer? Beccause there Refridgerators were made by LUCAS. So we are going to Install two Bosch relays...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R7Y
Hi All does anyone know where the leak detect pump is on this car? Alldata says it is supposed to be next to charcoal canister, but it is not. have code P1495 leak detect pump circuit. can't test if I can't find... second trouble... P1492 - Ambient/battery ... Trouble codes: P1492, P1495
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L cylinder VIN: 1D7HU16N23
Truck came in for a overheating problem. When we started the motor and drove from the parking lot into the shop, we noticed white steam out of exhuast and a clacking noise. I called the customer and asked how long it has been making this noise and he said he w...
2005 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP44L75
this van came in with a cylinder number 2 miss fire,CHECK for compression,150psi checked injector pulss with noid light its good,injector sprays good,replaced the spark plugs,wires & coil pack. This van has a miss fire on every other reveloution, i removed the... Trouble codes: P0302
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2D4GP24R55
O2 sensor keeps setting PO138, B1S2 Voltage is high. Reads over 4 volts longer than 30 seconds on initial start-up. Sensor B1S1 works fine. Heater duty cycle shows 100% for B1S1, while problem sensor shows 33% duty cycle on initial start-up. I believe it shoul... Trouble codes: P0138
2007 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L windows,locks,radio,wiper VIN: 1D7HE48N07
hi there ,, we have this Dakota here in the shop with a intermittent problem customer states that there is no wipers,power window,radio ,and also climate control ie blower motor doesnt work ,,, we had the vehicle several times in the shop and it wouldnt do it ...
2008 Dodge Avenger SXT 2.4L Alternator VIN: 1B3LC46K18
Any help with this will be greatly appreciated.
1993 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR11A3P
Does any one out ther know what code 224 means. I looked it up on mitchell and it said see system component test. the problem is that the code does not give any kind of description as to what system it is for. I did notice that after running the vehicle for 10... Trouble codes: 224
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33P1Y
We have a 2000 ford focus. Under a load when driving or when we have in on the lift the transmission will have a hard bump, the insturment panel will go blank. Radio will turn off. Engine will not die. This will stay for 2 seconds then all light come on spedom... Trouble codes: P0705, P0406 (Fuel level sensor), P1233 (Fuel pump drive module), P1246 (Alternator load input failed)
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L pressure control selenoid VIN: 1FTZX17221
[...] f150 drivn into our shop customer complaint of runs bad. we installed scanner & vehicle had codes po 1747&1760 vehicle was driven and all trans shifts were harsh.upon further inspection trans electrical plug was seeping fluid through connector,connect...
2002 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRW07352
With a fuel pressure ga installed, pressure is good on key up and holds. When crank, it starts, runs ok but fuel pressure drops to 0 psi in approx 5 seconds and the eng stalls. When the eng stalls, fuel pressure initializes and comes to spec. Sometimes this ha... Trouble codes: P0231 (Fuel pump secondary ckt low)
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Gauges, battery light VIN: 1FAFP53233
Hello all. Today's sick puppy presented originally with a no charging complaint. Customer reports that intermittently the tach will drop to zero and battery light comes on and radio display goes dim. (Sounds like an alternator right?) New alternator and it is ...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAF57P93
Vehicle was towed in to me on Monday, with a crank no start. checked codes and here is the list po282,po264,po267,po270,po273,po276,po279, all are injector circuit low. I feel as if the fidm has failed, This vehicle was used on friday and would not start on mo... Trouble codes: P0282, P0279, P0276, P0273, P0270, P0267
2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L vibration VIN: 1FMYU93185
This is a photo radar unit so it has a lot of hours but low mileage. Complaint is vibration, mostly at idle.We have had this unit for a week,I do have a ids and there is no cylinder contribution issues, the line is straight. I am sure it is not missing. We fou...
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 2.3L computer? VIN: 1FMCU49H08
went to the local body shop to unplug the hybrid system. started with the battery under the hood and unplugged the neg. went to the back and turned the dial to the unlock but didn't pull it out and put back into the transport setting. then unplugged the batter...
1999 GMC K2500 Suburban 5.7L Passlock VIN: R8XG546063
Thank you for readind,vehicle came in intermittent none start,security light on,dtc p1626 and u1192,check ground and volt to vtd [passlock]control module ok,tech 2 can communicate with vtd {passlock]control module,also with pcm,check resistance in ppl wire bet...
2001 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTFG15R9Y
Engine missing at Idle. cylinders 7 and 3. Not loaded and high RMP's engine runs fine. On Hwy under load occasonal loss of power seems to run better with heater on high. Fuel ECO Sucks Codes were: Bank 2 Lean Cylinders 7 and 3 misfire No Intake leakes teste... Trouble codes: P0300 (Acutaully cylinders 7a nd 3 are missing)
1997 Honda Civic DX 1.6L 1st Gear VIN: 2HGEJ6677V
After rebuilding the transmission, first gear is slipping and codes P0700 and P0715 have returned. We pulled transmission back out and cleaned up the 1-2 shift valve and the 3-4 shift valve. After that, 1st gear did not slip until the vehicle was warm. It's st...
1994 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L No power VIN: 1J4FY2953R
Compression test 130-140. Scope checked primary, seconday timing normal. OTC monitor 4000,Genisys & EVO all data the same Adaptive fuel + 24? and yes it was reset each time. Snapon MT 2500 results same, but adaptive fuel -4? Heated o2 sensor not bias rich or... Trouble codes: N0NE
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GZ58S4V
Truck came in with a random stalling problem and a cooling sensor light on the vic board. When started it would run for awhile then backfire and cut off. There were 2 wires cross, problem got a little better,. I can now drive a whole day but still will backfir...
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12351
Following the info on the DTC, I replaced the speed sensor and cleared the code. The same code reappeared in the same interval. Are there Kia techs out there who have seen the same code but have found other causes than the sensor to be operating to set this co... Trouble codes: P0501
2003 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC16533
hello this is a new customer to me but looking at the service records she did all here services and maitainance regularly. the ongoing problem is the reocurring p0140 code(no signal b1s2) which is a soft one at the moment but she said it will turn on the mil e... Trouble codes: P0140
2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L warning lights VIN: SALPV1645Y
Hello Group, Problem with this one is that the air suspension warning lights are on even though the air suspension works perfectly and there are no trouble codes in the system. Warning lights displayed while the engine is running are :suspension up light on ...
1993 Mazda Miata 1.6L ignition VIN: JM1NA3516P
no power at starter signal fuse, 10 guage wire r/b, no power at starter relay but power in this wire at ignition switch
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80C84
Hi need some assistanc from all the mazda techs. This car came in with no oil in it. drained and found less than 1 quart. Filled and flushed all seemed well car drove well but tach would drop out and the cheak engine light was on. pulled code p0340 tryed new c... Trouble codes: P0340
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L ignition switch VIN: WDBDA29D7P
Hello fellow IATN members, My son has a 190e that has a ign switch(key/tumbler)that will not turn I obviously need to change ie BUT without having key turned to position 1 to install removal wire removal is not possible from the Mercedes Manual. My hope is so...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4JGAB54E5W
When testing, right now the only thing I find wrong is that injector Cyl 3 and Cyl 6 are not fired by the ECU. There is power at both of these injectors. The question is why are these 2 Injectors shut off. I understand that the ECU can selectively shut down an... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multible Missfires), P0303 (Cyl 3 Missfire), P0306 (Cyl 6 Missfire)
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Air Bag/Srs VIN: WDBRH61J63
HI ALL We have a 2003 C240 wagon with a SRS light on and a body code B2D97 controller N2/7, all data has no info on this code, after testing we are looking at replacing the the control module N2/7, can anybody tell me will this module needs to be programed of...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J43
Hi everybody, I've got a stumper. This car was here last month with a laundry list of codes, a weak battery and no coolant. We replaced the battery and cleared the codes, nothing came back after two test drives. The car is back with only one code, but I'm gett... Trouble codes: P2004 (B18 altitude pressure sensor signal - stored)
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 5.0L Current Drain VIN: WDDDJ75X96
I have a draw of 2.9 amps with car off, locked, after setting for over an hour. I have narrowed it down to fuse #6 in the fuse box in the left side of the trunk, fuse powers the Audio Gateway Control Module. There is a small fan in this control module that run...
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 3.0L Accessories VIN: JA4MT31H2Y
The customer's battery was dead and "code" is now showing in the display. We pulled the radio. The serial number is [...]. We called 4 Mitsubishi dealers and found no help. We get codes for Honda radios all the time with no...
1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN6HD16S3G
Hello all, I am losing the battle, this truck is dumping fuel and floods out quickly, I found a burnt spot on ECM and replace the ECM with a rebuilt. I have power and grounds on ECM at all applicable terminals. Pin out values at the ECM for coolant temp, and a...
1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN1MS36P7P
This 240SX runs rich all the time (0.5% - 1.5%) but it intermittently runs full rich (10%)and when it does, it doesn't matter when, hot, cold, idle or cruise. The fuel pressure is 35psi, and 45psi with vacuum removed from the pressure regulator. At idle, the M...
2004 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1BV28U64
tested backup ram circut, everything tested good, cleared codes road tested everything seemed good, 200 miles later back with same code. retested still no problems found. help, what am I missing???. could the ecm have internal problems?? thanks in advance for ... Trouble codes: P1065
2004 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L Battery VIN: 5N1BV28U04
I have this van that is my office managers and she told me the car was dead on monday morning. Checked the battery and found it under charged so i recharged the battery and checked the charging system and found it to be charging and i also checked for a draw a...
2005 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L suspension VIN: 5N1BV28UX5
I have a hard clunk noise when applying the brakes under my feet. I have replaced the steering lower joint for a steering noise when turning the wheel and that is fixed but, I still have this noise when braking. It is louder the harder you apply the brakes. I ...
2005 Nissan Quest 3.5L No Start VIN: 5N1BV28U95
Hi, this is my first time asking for help on this forum. I am fixing this car for another shop. The van was first brought to me after another shop could not diagnose the problem. They replaced the computer and had it programed by nissan. The problem was, one i...
2004 Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6L coolant pipe VIN: WP0AB29334
Vehicle has metal coolant pipe/ fitting that hose attaches to that is loose/ leaking where it presses into intake manifold, appears to have some sort of epoxy residue on it. Just wondering if anyone has seen this, what is the coreect fix? Reopoxy, replace inta...
2006 Porsche Boxster S 3.2L suspension VIN: WP0CB29866
Hi all in IATN land. This Boxster is giving me fits. Came in with front suspension rattle. Found left front coil spring broken. Replaced both springs and aligned. Test drive and noise was gone. Customer returned 2 days later with a knocking noise in the front ...
1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6850W
This cars kicking our butt. Has what seems to be a mechanical misfire. Have done a lot of test but all seem to check out fine. Fuel pressure good 35psi. Has good spark. Noid light shows all injectors working. Pulled injector connector and idle does change. Use... Trouble codes: P0325
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BE6869Y
We sold customer this car about 5,000 miles ago. She overheated the car and a used 50,000 mile engine was installed and ran great. Customer brought the car in a week after install and code for air/fuel trim. Replaced front O2 sensor and customer had no problem...

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1996 Acura TL 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JH4UA2656T
thanx to everyone most of u hit it right on the spot EGR port were completely plugedeven the port under neath egr valve,cleaned out all eger ports ran a fuel injection service cleaned out throttle body sent it back to re test past with flying I s...
1995 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABJ6325R
Thanks guys for all the helpful tips. Seems I need to send this vehicle out to BMW to have the EWS aligned to the new DME. Without a scanner to properly retrieve information, I'm at a loss for further diagnostics on this one. Once again, greatly appreciate ...
1990 Buick Skylark Custom 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4NJ14D2L
Well this little Buick still isn't fixed. I have traced all the wiring back to the ecm, replaced the ecm, icm, coolant sensor and pigtail. I can clear codes and check the data and the coolant sensor reads correct and low speed radiator fan is off. But 1-2 seco... Trouble codes: 41 (Mem-Cal-- loose defective or incorrect.).
1992 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W9N
Thanks you all for the info. The issue was fuel pressure. I am an Automotive instructor and the students originally looked up the specs for a 3.8l not a 4.3l. The pressure for this engine is 42-46 psi. They passed the test and moved on. After reading the infor...
1995 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 7.4L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDHG39N1S
Thanks for all the great replies. Customer found a used pressure reg. assembly. This brought the pressure back up 35 psi. Vehicle runs fine again. Thanks again. Trouble codes: 33 (map sensor).
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDL19W2Y
This was opened by a coworker of mine sorry about the delay of not closing it, I spoke with him and he had changed out the ignition control module and the ECM to remedy the problem. The Battery had leaked onto the wiring harness that runs behind it and ran do... Trouble codes: P0339.
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L shift points VIN: 1GNDT13S82
Sorry it took so long to close this I have been trying to get the vehicle back in but could not get ahold of the owner. I have just found out that they traded the Trailblazer and do not have it any longer. If I hear anything on it I will post the result
2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WX12K73
Thanx to all responders..many great suggestions. Vehicle was driven by mom and daughter, and the code only came back after fuel up by teenage daughter, at a diff station(cheaper).Finally after catching the detonation in flight. The responder who said engine no... Trouble codes: P0327.
2007 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5L cam advance system VIN: 1G1ZT52N47
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3B7HC13ZXS
Thanks for all of the replies guys. We ended getting a new cat put in. That solved our problem. Now had great power throughout entire rpm range. Thanks again
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS58N42
sorry did get back. but the truck is fix primary chain was off by 1 tooth.when count the links they were off. so i put back where it belong and no more code. Trouble codes: P1391.
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23612
After many days of intermittent acting up I was able to get this truck to die enough at one time to test in and out puts with a volt meter. I determined that all sensor inputs were ok. Wiggle testing did not show a harness problem. We replaced the ECM on the e... Trouble codes: P1694.
2007 Dodge Dakota ST 4.7L power windows,wipers,radio,climate control VIN: 1D7HE28N47
the problem ended up being the switch put a new one from the dealer and all seems to be well,,thanks again everyone
1987 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, bog VIN: 1F23456789
Thanks for all the great advice. Found the orange ground wire on the back of the right -passenger side head, I checked the ground, replaced the o2s and finally replaced the MAP. Of course everything checked fine while testing-intermittent. Runs fine now- i bel...
1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTJW36F9V
Thanks to the 9 of you that took your time to reply. I greatly appreciate your help and I must say you guys know your powerstrokes, especially, George from Ontario, Charles [...], Andrew and Kevin. You guys were right on the money. This truck had the icp w... Trouble codes: P1280 (Intergrated control panel circuit low range).
2000 Ford Escort LX 2.0L abs VIN: 3FAFP13P7Y
Thanks for the help, I will add more to this when I get the car back in... Most replies were for a new control module, but I don't think the owner will want to put that much into the car...same story different car...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Engine VIN: 1FMYU04151
Thanks for all the replies to our problem. We removed the Timing Cover to inspect the chains and guides. We could see the rear chain was very "loose"and the rear hydraulic tensioner was not extended. After removal, and disassembly, we discovered a small metal ...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU63KX3
This thing was a big headache. I had a local shop ask me if I had replaced the camshaft sproket bolts when i did this job. Alldata didnt say anything about any one time use bolts or torque to yield bolts. So this mechanic told me that since the camshaft sproke... Trouble codes: P2196 (O2S stuck rich).
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVFT85H25
Wow do we feel a little DUH. Well it turned out to be the alternator. Thank you all again for your help. A little helpfull information for the next tech to check this problem. If you unplug the control wires to the alternator does not mean the alternator is no... Trouble codes: P0340.
1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GKDT13W4W
ok i know whats going on. there was some usefull information here. i verified the ignition timing and then i did an injector balance test and found the ignition and fuel injection systems working. it was just misfiring really bad on 4 and 6. a compression test...
2005 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L air bag system VIN: 1GTHK24U95
this vehicle is fixed.the yellow wire from the impact sensor had corroded where it runs along the drivers rocker panel interior trim.this was due to the trim piece rubbing through the wire and then being subject moisture.kenneth mentioned this was where the wi...
1991 Honda Prelude Si 2.1L cooling fan VIN: JHMBA4234M
We put the car back together and test drove it 4 different times. All of those times the car did not overheat or get hot. We let the customer have it and will check back with them to see if all is good in a few weeks. Thank You all for your time!
1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L compressor VIN: 4S6CK58WXX
Most of you were dead on ...broken compressor shaft,however clutch would engage. No metal evident in the system but flushed just to be safe, new compressor and drier and system cools great. Thanks for the help, IATN is one of the best tools in my toolbox!
2002 Honda Civic HX 1.7L Bucks VIN: 1HGEM21732
We were unable to repair this car. The only light I can shed on this problem, is that when we unpluged the idle air control motor the car stops bucking on deaccelaration. (We did try a new idle air control motor) I want to thank everyone that tried to help u...
2004 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78884
Thanks to all who replied. Truck came back in and rechecked sys. using Honda procedure. Tried to suck canister side into vac., would not hold. Replaced ByPass Valve and repeated test. It held vac. Two weeks now and no codes. Thank you again to the number one t... Trouble codes: P1457.
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L engine VIN: SAJEA51D52
Thanks for all the reply's. We pulled frame, trans, and motor out bottom and set frame on jack stands. We split it there and removed motor with engine hoist . I guess we cheated a little and didn't pull the transfer case. I didn't know there was a little dust...
2004 Jaguar XJR 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA73B34
Sorry for the "no fix"as owner has decided to return vehicle to the seller and has declined further repairs. I tested rotary switch as per my one reply and switch was ok. Trouble codes: P1696 (adaptive speed control link), P1797 (TCM to ECM CAN NETWORK malfunction).
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Starter VIN: 1J46W48SXY
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L parking brake VIN: WDBJF82J7Y
Thanks to all the great help on this issue. I am SLOWLY getting into more European repairs and have found Mitchell less helpful than their domestic/Asian instructions.
1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L Surge VIN: 1MELM66L2W
Thank you all who have helped. I,m still putting time and money into this vehicle. Ill get it soon enough, i now have a parts vehicle to swap parts. Thanks again Trouble codes: P1519 (Imrc stuck closed), P1504 (Iac circuit fault), P1506 (Iac over speed error), P0153 (Ho2s21 circuit slow response), P0401, P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire detected).
2003 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.5L High idle VIN: JN1DA31A93
thanks to all those that responded. disconnect battery cables overnight and perform idle relearn using nissan consult 3 and everything is good. Trouble codes: P0505.
1963 Volkswagen Beetle 1.2L Mechanical
Hello, Good Morning, I have not had the opp to go to this vehicle and work on it - at his home. That is not where we started from. But - the owner now says that the vehicle will not move out of it's parking place. Simply summarized - There were 2 sets of re...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPA81H5X
I followed the procedure to align the rotor and found the rotor to be out of alignment, which I corrected. When I pulled the distributor, I marked its position and returned it to the marked position when re-installing the distributor. Obviously, the position w... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam position sensor out of range.).
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 3VWCC21C4X
After we replaced the coolant sensor, we could not get car to readapt. Still ran great warm. After numerous drive cycles, we have to assume car readapted itself, because now it runs great cold or warm. Thanks for all of your help. We were ready to send it to a... Trouble codes: P0300 (Randon misfire), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P0302 (Cyl 2), P0303 (Cyl 3), P0304 (Cyl 4).
2007 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF71K86
Hello and Good Morning, This vehicle has been repaired. I can not say - though it was to any information supplied by anyone. Mitchel Shop Key did not cover the ECM power relay circuit. The Huntington VW dealer attempted to help - but had no information, hi... Trouble codes: P0688, P1545 (Throttle Valve Controller - Intermittent), P2106 (Throttle Valve Actuator - intermittent), P2251 (B1S1 Negative lead Open circuit), P0130 (B1S1 Malfunction in Circuit), P0011 (Intake CAm Retard Set Point not reached.).
1993 Volvo 240 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1AS8801P
sorry i took so long to close this but could not get in touch with customer to confirm fix.the maf was bad.i should have known the first time because after resetting the adaptive memory,the car ran really bad.after the maf replacement,i reset the adaptive memo... Trouble codes: 231 (adaptive fuel trim too lean or too rich at part loads).
2003 Volvo XC70 X/C 2.5L Sunroof VIN: YV1SZ59H73
We fixed operation of sunroof switch-by replacement of UEM module & program & disconnect of Siren, Turn signal indicator working intermittently on dash- customer chose to ask Volvo dealer about this concern- has to take vehicle to Volvo for another warranty i...
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Valve Body VIN: YV1CZ91H04
Hi everyone, and thanks again for your help. I'm happy to report that all seems well with this transmission so far. First, I should clarify the transmission condition. The consensus from the transmission people that we talked to was that the valve body probab...
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