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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: WAUCB28D4X
thanks in advance.i have this car with a gas smell from inside the car.i checked the all around the evap can as well as the tank.i took the gas probe from the smog machine to check to see if any hc showed up got a real increase went from 47 to 273.now i think ...
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGJ832XV
The car was running great but had a weak batt. Replace Batt now the car cranks great but will not start it has no Fire. We normaly do not work on european cars so no BMW diag. software only OBDII Gen. That shows no codes and 165 cranking rpms . I armed and dis...
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXFA53532
Hello all I have this BMW X5 3.0 here with the codes listed in the info section after repairs performed in repair history. Car now runs smooth and fuel trims are just slightly lean driving on road and at idle in the shop. Customer lives 1000 feet higher than ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 Too Lean), P0174 (Bank 2 Too Lean), P1083 (Mixture Limit Reached), P1085 (Mixture Limit Reached)
2006 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.6L hazard fuse VIN: 3G5DB03716
car came to shop with hazard fuse blown #40 in center console fuse box. replaced fuse, fuse seems to blow intermitantly when braking making a turn. We disconnected orange power wire from blue connector at brake switch, then drove car fuse did not blow. Reconne...
1990 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WN14TOL
runs 10 inch of vacum at idle bring up rpms about 300 vacuum is 17 inch idle bad runs ok down the road
1995 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.7L Flourescent display VIN: 1G1BL52P5S
Vehichle came in with the flourescent display inop in the middle of the IP. Gauge lights work, radio display works, and all other illumination works all with the dimmer switch . send IP off two times to the rebuilder...came back two times with the same problem...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEK19TOX
I have checked all the normal stuff. Spark ok,fuel psi 55 But have found the cranking Vacume to be ONLY 1hg. Compression is 185 seems kind of high but cant find any spec. Unbolted the exaust flanges pluged exaust is not the problem. Smoked the intake no leaks....
2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L 1st gear start VIN: 2G1WF55K84
Purchased this 9C1 from county auction with 138k. 4T65E Trans & fluid was clean, car has had regular service from county DOT. I have bought several cars from them and all have been well maintained prior to purchase. Problem is as follows; problem only happens ...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L speedometer VIN: 2GCEK19T94
This 04 chevy K-1500 the speedometer does not always work the needle stays at 0. It stared just acting up in the morning but after driving 5-10 miles it would start working. Then it got to were when it started to move at 60 mph it showed maybe 10 or 20. Now it...
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.8L starting VIN: 1GCDT13856
Customer brought truck in for a crank but no start condition, which I verified this morning. Security light was flashing, so I left the key on for 15mins, walked back out and fired the truck right up. I know I have a security problem, so I just need a little i...
2007 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4E042 6.6L fan clutch VIN: 1GBE4V1917
can't get fan clutch to engage with a/c on have checked all relays and forced engine to heat up with a/c off and fan clutch does engage thanks for your help
1999 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L Computers VIN: 1C4GP64L0X
Vehicle died on road no start towed in to shop and checked with scan tool and no data was found. Did a bus module test and scan has message error. Checked computers for data indivudally and found pcm the only computer to have data. Instrument cluster will powe...
1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL55H9X
Greeting fellow techs. I have here a troublesome vehicle. It has been deteriorating gradually for the last 6 months. When you first start the car in the morning it runs like a top! smooth idle smooth power on the road. After 10 minutes the engine begins to mis... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0302 (Misfire cyl 2), P0305 (Misfire cly5)
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L steering VIN: 3A4FY48BX6
After replacing the clutch and reinstalling the transmission this PT will pull sharply to the right when accelerating (especially @ high speeds 4th & 5th gears) it will pull back to the left when you lift the throttle. My first thought is that something got le...
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3A4FY58B87
The car came back after the intial repair with a miss at highway speeds. the mil lamp is on. we checked for codes and found a p0303. We removed the spark plug and found that the threads on the plug were melted. we did a compression check cylinder 1 - 160 cylin... Trouble codes: P0303
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23622
This one came in 3 weeks ago. The customer stated that every couple of weeks he would come to a stop and when trying to accelerate there would be no response from the engine. It would idle fine but would not accelerate. He found that if he shut off the truck a... Trouble codes: P0216 (injection pump timing failure)
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52UXV
This '97 Taurus 3L got towed in for a no start and/or start and stall condition. I drove it into the shop then it wouldn't restart. During the no start condition I always had sufficient spark, inj pulse & proper fuel pressure 35psi. I thought "how come its not... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl.2 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl.3 Misfire), P1408 (EGR Flow Out of Range)
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L electric window VIN: 1FMFU18L0V
Tis car came in with a new DVD player that had just been in stalled. The custome complaint is that The car would try to start on its own while it was running, and that the rear wiper quit working and the driver window wont roll down while in drive or reverse. ...
1998 Ford F-150 4.2L Window motor VIN: 1FTZX1724W
Have a wierd one here. Motor is fairly new only a couple of months old. CUstomer called and said motor stop working with drivers switch and will only go down with passenger switch. Can operate mot in both directions with power probe 3. Also I am getting signal...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 3FAFP66L3M
First let me say i am sorry for ur poor rating. I am a new tech at this shop. Where i was at we had excelent rating. I will start helping others. Here is my problem this contour comes in with an intermittent no start. The cust says that when she parks with fro...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FDWX37P56
I just rebuilt this Torqueshift transmission 3 weeks ago for a local tire road service truck. All clutches, steels and seals including pistons were replaced. Most bushings were also replaced. New convertor. Installed 28k lb. stacked plate cooler in series w/fa...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1FTRW14W76
Truck came in with a code for transfer case motor actuator ... 4x4 was not working , ordered an actuator motor from ford . Intalled it cleared code but now the lite in the dash only works when the switch is in the 4x4 low range position .it will flicker just b...
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Fuelgauge VIN: 1FTNF20507
Greeting Ford techs. This is a fleet truck for a Coal mine and it looks the part. This problem started out as an intermittent fuel gauge but now has not worked for some time. The gauge read E all the time. I can sweep the gauge with my labtop and it looks fine...
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 Denali 6.0L Seal VIN: 1GKFK66U92
This one is starting to be a pain. I replaced the axle seal on the front housing for the rt side and somehow this thing still wants to leak. First I used a National seal, next I used a NAPA brand and after both times within a few weeks it starts seeping. At fi...
1998 Honda Civic LX 1.6L cam seal VIN: 2HGEJ6670W
came in for oil leak found that the cam seal had walked out and was spinning on cam replaced and ran in shop with cover off and seal walked out again got new seal from the dealer still walked out made a bracket to hold from walking forward but need to know if ...
2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHFU45E44
We have rich codes on both banks ) injector leak test good, smoked 3 times no vacuum leaks, new o2 sensors, 2 aftermarket MAF same result. Vantage states MAF value should be 0 KOEO we have 1.0 and higher than spec. at idle too. We reset timing belt to correct ... Trouble codes: P0175 (rich bank 2), P0172 (rich bank 1)
2008 Hyundai Veracruz Limited 3.8L power locks VIN: KM8NU13C78
Drive vehicle, doors lock and unlock with out driver actuation. Doesn't happen all the time. The only way to stop it is disconnect battery and replace cable. Works fine for a few days. Dealer has been no help. The dealer "fixes it by disconnecting battery cabl...
2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L radio & nav come on with car off VIN: JNDKA31A32
Radio & navigation system turn by them self when sitting and kills battery over night if you tap on console or steering wheel everything turns off. Already replaced ignition switch, problem still there, also replaced smart entry module.
1996 Isuzu Trooper SE 3.2L Oil Pressure VIN: JACDJ58V0T
Gauge reads below 85lb/in2 customer says gauge always reads right at 85lb/in2 I cannot find what 85lb/in2 equals to in Kilopascals or PSI Does any have an idle spec? NO engine noise. Idle is 15 psi 3,000 is 70 psi Thanks
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Suspension VIN: SAJEA51C72
We have this 2002 Jag, and the problem is when you steer to the left going down the road about 25-45 mph, when you steer back to center the car seems to over correct and you feel like the car is going to spin out. Alignment was checked as was the suspension, N...
1991 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start
I install dist properly with the trailing edge of rotor on #1 tower of dist cap.I repaired red/green wire that went to ingition coil,I have good spark,fuel pressure,injector pulse with noid light,I checked the crank and cam sensors with a snap-on vantage they ...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L light VIN: KNDJC73363
this is for all the kia techs i hope you can help me ive got a problem with a sorento the 4wd light stays on and when driving there is no over drive when i unplug the transfer case control module and drive the 4wd light is out and overdrive returns so i instal...
2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDMB23386
Hey guys, got a 2006 Kia Sedona van here. Came in with 9 total codes stored, most for lean running conditions on both banks due to a ripped air intake boot. I have cleared codes and replaced the boot, but I have an interesting problem. I'm getting a cam/crank ... Trouble codes: P0018, P0300, P0302, P0304
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNM22252
Losing injector pulse from #1 and 3 cylinders after about 20 secs. Of vehicle running. Replaced vis motors on intake. Performed compression check on all cylinders at 160 lbs.ive swapped injectors and coils, replaced all spark plugs, problem comes back to #1 an... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire)
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L soft top VIN: WDBFA66E2M
Soft top doesn't work at all. Switch flashes when pressed (indicating a code stored?) but no movement. The rollbar doesn't work either. We don't have a compatible scantool. Is there a way to access codes without it? If not I will start testing switches at wind...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L shift pressure regulating solonoid valve VIN: WDBNG70JXY
Hi all, Car came with fault code P0748,and manifacturer code 007 I've checked all the solonoid resistance values as per mitchell manuel. Well I got The resistance value to the solonoid y3/6y2 is 1.2k ohms but the spec. is 4-8 ohms, i cked the the voltage input...
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Shifter VIN: WDBRN47J62
Trying to adjust shifter cable/shift assembly after replacing shifter assembly and clutch, cannot find information on how to do it, right now I can't shift into 1st and second gear very well.
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEFM50S8X
Hi folks, have fuel pressure issues with this sable dohc 3.0l. intermittently stalls after start-up, when this occurs, vehicle is difficult to restart. after 15 20 min. vehicle will restart. fuel pressure gauge shows 29-30psi koer, but will quickly and intermi...
1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G3HY521LR
The coil for #3 & #6 not working at idle, both other coils working, coil will start to work at high rpm's, igniton module and crank sensor have been replaced. Trouble codes: P0300
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Abs VIN: 1G2WP52K32
This vehicle came in due to an ABS light. When hooked up to the diagnostic computer to read codes, it is not holding codes but light is on. Read the readings with the speed sensors and left front and right rear are reading fine. The right front is reading when...
2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: YS3FB49S65
This Saab has a mysterious coolant leak. The owner bought the vehicle used 2-3 years ago. She drives it to work every day which is in mountainous terrain. The round trip is about 50 miles. About three months ago the low coolant indicator came on. She added coo...
1999 Saturn SC2 1.9L engine VIN: 1G8ZY1274X
mornin techs,we have this little saturn that is using quite a bit of oil.smokes pretty bad when at op temp.dont smoke at all until 200 degrees.shes using a quart in about 300 mi.i was hoping the pcv valve was stuck open but no such luck.im thinking valve stem ...
2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Security light VIN: JF1GD706X5
Lights blink and horn activates, but does'nt arm security system.
2002 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L Misfire VIN: 5TEWN72N52
I am posting this request for one of the gentlemen that work with me and do not know everything but will attempt to be as accurate as possible Vehicle came in with 129K on the clock and plugs were original, we replaced with NGK 3967,BKR5EKB-11 plugs and a fuel... Trouble codes: P0301
2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L ride control VIN: 5TBBT44175
Hello Toyots Techs I have this vehicle and it runs very good expect that when you come to a complete stop evreything appears to be normal but when releasing the brake pedal The whole truck will feel like in monetum launching forward then drive finds. We checke...
2007 Toyota Prius 1.5L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U57
Hi everyone need your help on this one. Our school purchased a wrecked prius about 6 months ago for training purposes. We got the vehicle to start and run and drove around campus a few miles all seemed to be well. We then parked vehicle for a few months and or... Trouble codes: C1259, C1310, P0A0F
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 3VW5D69M01
Greetings to all have this vw with multiple codes in it.customer says on damp rainy days car will not rev up at all.it came to me the other day when it was damp out and it ran okay but had codes in it for the throttle.today it is raining and the car started ri... Trouble codes: P1200 (Boost pressure control valve), P1568 (Throttle actuator), P1171 (Angle sensor 2 throttle motor), P1542 (Angle sensor throttle motor), P1545 (Throttle valve controller), P1579 (Throttle actuator)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L don't know VIN: 3VWSE29M8X
Thanks to all of you in advance. A friend at another shop has a 2002 jetta. they are tracing a single clunk. whenever the car sits for more than 20 minutes, when you back up and turn either way there is a clunk from the front end. after that one time it will n...

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2000 BMW 540i 4.4L transmission shifts VIN: WBADN6348Y
Thanks to each of you who offered help and encouragement. I chose to believe the dealers diagnosis that a wiring harness to the trans valve body was indeed bad. I replaced the harness which was very straight forward and not hard to do at all. The customers com...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6DM57N73
Hello all! IATN technicians are great! I checked the wiring in the circuit, connections at the PCM. All were good. I told the customer I thought the problem was in the PCM. The customer decided to take the car to the Cadillac dealership. She said that they det... Trouble codes: P0161 (Oxygen sensor heater circuit b2s2 fault), P0160 (Low oxygen sensor activity b2s2).
2006 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L panic/theft deterrant VIN: 1GYEC63NX6
Thanks guys for the replies. Gary, I think you got it. As soon as I got the new key fob I was able to program it to the car. I left it sit all the rest of the day, and the alarm never went off. Customer took the car, and I have not heard from them yet, so h...
1987 Chevrolet Astro LT 4.3L radiator/ water pump VIN: 1GNDM15Z2H
Most felt that the radiator was not large enough for the application.This was also my first impression. I beleive this to be correct. We had a cool spell(65f to 75f)and I drove the van. The temperature stayed lower than 200f, sometimes bouncing off the electri...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 4.3L steering VIN: 1GCEK19W7W
We believe the tires and tire pressure were the biggest contributor to the stiff steering. The new gear box and pump were both aftermarket parts, responses I received said to use OEM parts. The steering was improved with the new (reman) aftermarket parts, but ...
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L turn signal VIN: 2G1WF52E02
sorry i did not get back so soon,it was hazard light switch ,after beating on the dash at the switch it would work ,hit again it would not,i am not saying this is the way to check it,but it worked.thanks to everybody.
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L axle VIN: 1GNDT13S72
thanks for all the replies. found that the transfer case module was asleep. With key off pulled the ATC 25 amp fuse for 30sec, reinstalled and turn key on. Used scan to to engage front axle and actuator work. According to TSB from GM, 2002 trailblazer need to ...
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Aux HVAC Temp Actuator VIN: 3GNFK16Z94
Thanks for the reply William. I guess this stumped everyone because you were the only person to reply. I Kept the new warrantee AUX HVAC Control Module in because old module would not perform recalibration sweep on temp door actuator but new module would. I h...
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L Electronic VIN: 1G1AK55F26
As I had said before THANK YOU for all who replied, 1 post did redirect me to the harness that had rubbed through in the cylinder head area (not just the filter area) but the problem was compounded by the local GM dealer programming the new TCM with wrong cali...
1996 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HC56F0T
As usual you guys hit the nail right on the head! I did unhook the MAP and TPS individually with no change but this morning I tried it again while monitoring the PCM sensor voltage on pin #61. I had somehow overlooked the AC pressure sensor and as soon as I un...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23C82
Thanks for the help on fixing this on guys. What I found was that the PCM was pulsing voltage to the lift pump relay to energize it. Steady voltage is required. The relay was clicking on and off the whole time the starter was turning and fuel pressure was too ...
2005 Dodge Magnum SXT 3.5L chatter, harsh shifts VIN: 2D8FV48V35
Thanks for all the help, The trans uses high friction clutches.We were unaware of that. We pulled the trans and put raybestos high friction clutches in the trans. Im not sayin what kind we used to begin with,(they are normally a good brand), not in this tran...
2006 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: WD0PD64416
After playing with power relay and fuse box, as well as pcm and various testing, the problem has not returned. I already explained to the customer that if he needs the skreem/wsp module then it would have to go for dealer programming. The pcm I could probably ...
1993 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR11A3P
After finding out the place to start I began by testing the signal wires from the IDM to the coils and found a intermittant drop out/flatline problem on the 1/4 side of the intake side coil. I replaced the IDM and the little ranger came to life and ran great! ... Trouble codes: 224.
1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FASP15J3T
after checking and rechecking,it seemed the ect was reading hotter than what was the actual reading.the computer was compensating for the higher temp by idling up the engine in preperation for the added elec.load for the fans and alternator and i guess higher ...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56S53
First i want to thank everyone for your help and replies. my mind was just in another place, im sure we have all done it. anyways i had a leak from the egr valve gasket. most of the time i reuse the gasket if it doesnt get to damaged when removing and installi... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1995 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GTK2ZE500
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO REPLIED!!! Man, I never expected so many replies. The problem in fact was the FUEL PUMP. I replaced it with an OE pump, and the problem was gone, with the fuel pressure gauge showing me 15-16psi (thats more than spec). Many of you sai...
2006 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKET16SX6
Case closed... Thanks to all for the replies and it was the vent solenoid. I'll do more homework next time. Time for me to go help someone else to repay my debt to iatn members who helped me. Trouble codes: P0449 (Evap vent solenoid ckt.low).
2007 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.2L rear defog VIN: 1GKFK63807
after 10 hours this one is done. i traced the short to the drivers sill plate. some one installed it not watching out for the harness bellow. the clip that retains the plate is metal creating the bridge for the two circuits. the pocket that retained the clip i...
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L engine VIN: 1HGEJ8242X
Hey guys, Finaly isolated problem to vtec system activated (applied power to it) vtec valve and had no effect on running condition , pulled valve and found some crud in it, also cranked engine with valve off and it took awhile for oil to come out but finaly di...
2001 Honda Insight 1.0L rear tail lights turn signals and brake lights VIN: JHMZE13541
about an hour after posting i figured it out checked all the bulbs and they where the right ones then finally found my ground for the lights it looked good but dont always count on looks this one fooled me i took a jumper wire straight to the battery and found...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L insturment back lighting VIN: SAJDA01D2Y
thanks for replies, looked into all probable causes with help from a tech line, spent 10+ hours(also have autologic)with no definative answer. did not want to but had to send to dealer.seemed to be dash module that must be programed
2001 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L engine VIN: SAJFA14C01
Well, the car was released to the customer after the noise mysteriously and suddenly disappeared. While running. My only guess is that maybe one of the new timing chains had a stiff link that worked itself out. The coolant only was introduced to the engine o...
1994 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L No power VIN: 1J4FY2953R
Tried used PCM from a 1991 same adaptive fuel readings,and lack of power. Trouble codes: N0NE.
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L heater core VIN: 1J4GW48N61
We gave up and put a gate valve on heater hose. this is south florida after all.
2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L warning lights VIN: SALPV1645Y
Regretfully,customer declined repairs.I believe the problem is in the becm,since you can disconnect the input plug from the aes computer to the becm and still have the same issues. I received 2 replies.One suggesting that there should be a fault code.Using A...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Unknown VIN: ILNHM87A61
I found the Mode 6 on my tester and found that #3 cylinder had a misfire count. I ordered and installed a Motorcraft coil and replaced the coil. The biggest problem most likely was the fact that #3 cylinder had oil down on top of the spark plug, most likely ...
2001 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L Starting VIN: 1VYGF22C41
ok its done and so am i...thanks again to everybody and iatn you all are the best. two problems i first had spark and inj. pulse no fuel as i stated it would run on spray. but listening to the car lot about security i got tangled up and it wound up being the f...
2004 Mazda Miata 1.8L valve timing VIN: JM1NB35344
vehicle had no compression. removed head, all exhaust valves severely carboned. Cleaned and re-installed head, car runs great.
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L No Start VIN: WDBNG70J0Y
Finally gone!!! Well like most every response said it was the fresh air box drain plugged with mud and leaves. I cleaned it out and made sure the box and body drain water OUTSIDE the car and it does now. As far as inside the only part it damaged was the SAM mo...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L park lights VIN: WMWRE33516
Group got this mini gone. It was the turn signal switch that was bad. Seems to be fairly common per the few replies I received. It is a simple fix on this one. You remove the tach which has 2 torx screws and then the bottom steering wheel cover has 2 also. Tak...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JA4MW31R61
My [...] cable arrived via next day air. I is a y cable with the standard 16 pin end and a smaller 12 pin plug. thanks
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Crank-Rods VIN: 1N4AL11D35
This one is repaired. We found a low mileage engine and in stalled it. We may never know the true cause of lower end damage on this one. As one mentioned in the reply to me the two spun bearing 2 and 3 was the same as the cylinders that had the antifreeze get...
2006 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L trunk lock VIN: 1N4BA41E96
There were 2 problems a broken wire in the back by the trunk hinge and a short in the aftermarket alarm system thank you everyone for your help
2001 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L No Start, no crank VIN: 1P3ES46C81
Thanks for all the suggestions. This customer is a traveler passing through from another state and was in a BAD mood yesterday. He came in after I went home last night and at his request we towed it to the local Chrysler dealer for them to repair. If I can fin...
1968 Pontiac Firebird 5.7L Front end, filler panel assembly VIN: 223378L110
Thanks for your replys, they all related where to get the information. We already had one manual but not the relevant info. We have sorted all the bits and assembled. Thanks again
2003 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 3.8L Tranny VIN: 1G2HY54K13
This Bonnie is fixed and gone and most of the replies were right. it was the torque converter. I put a remaned one in and installed it and noise is gone. every thing else in the tranny looked fine. THANKS AGAIN FOR THE SUPPORT!!
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L No Crank VIN: YS3FB49S03
cleaned connectors on pass door at hinge and pdm-when reconected all is well,thanks to Jim-nailed it,and Walter and Pete for your help as well.
2006 Saturn Ion-2 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AJ55F96
Sorry for the delay in responding to your fixes. After reviewing the suggestions it seems that the TSB referenced by several of you is a direct match to the symptoms we are seeing. I have recommended having the computer updated to the customer but they have de... Trouble codes: P0326 (Knock Sensor Performance).
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L MIL Lamp on, flashes VIN: JF1SG65613
Most hit it right on the head the green plug was connected under the dash. The car was at another shop that had connected it and we had no idea alldata didnt help. As for the srs light i took a chance and shorted the connector that i thought was it and the co...
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