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2002 Acura MDX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18222
vehicle came in with a customer complaint of cel is on and vtm light interrmitent, on at this time.only given an hour to look at vehicle and customer has taken it at this time, although it is coming back.i want to have a gameplan when it does come back but i a... Trouble codes: P0325, P1740, 77 (vtm pcm)
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L No Reverse VIN: WAUZL64B61
Customer said that this just started one day and now it does this every time. There is NO reverse when the transmission is cold. After warming up it works fine. All forward gears work fine at all times. When it does not work (cold) it does not even atempt to m...
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B22
I am just wondering if anyone else has had this issue with a car and found a concrete repair. I am leaning towards a camshaft spocket however the parts alone are $750. I want to be sure we have the right fix. Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0024
1991 BMW 850i 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: WBAEG2310M
Have severe lack of power due to dme cutting injectors off on bank 2 within 2 seconds of starting. Sets a code 16 (reference signal lost) on bank 2 (cyl. 7-12). Have replaced all secondary ignition including wires, cap, rotor, pick-up, crank sensor, and coil. ... Trouble codes: 16 (Referance signal lost bank 2 cyl. 7-12)
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAEV33493
Thank you in advance, this BMW came into shop last week for engine light,and low level coolant light. Used scan tool to identify codes, same misfire codes. Added coolant to top off radiator. Test drive vehicle, and it did not overheat, so I let the vehicle sit...
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR54K7Y
One tech at dealer said it was due to weak magnet on cam gear. So I replaced Timing chain set with new magnet, both cam & crank sensors, water pump. Proformed CKP relearn. Test drove and still cuts out and dies while driving. Looses tach function while driving... Trouble codes: P0341 (Cam Position Sensor)
2002 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Mode Door VIN: 1G6KS54Y42
Hi all you GM techs, I need help with this one. Car came in only blowing out defrost. Hooked up Tech 2 found control was trying to switch the mode door but it did not move. I installed a new mode door assembly and it switches to all positions but has a problem...
1993 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22P42
1993 camaro z28 5.7l running rich and misfire when get hot but at idle when cold is fine no misfire or any problem when start up emmission is good but when it heat up start running rich and missing so any ideas out there chevy specialist. Thanks for the reply
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GCCS1447W
Well I have another S-10 problem a customer brought me.This is a 98 2.2L,it had intermitent run problems, sometimes it would start and run fine,just die and not start, or not start at all.The customer installed a new delco(factory) fuel pump,new fuel pump rela...
2001 Chevrolet Blazer Trailblazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS13W01
we have this blazer that keeps setting code po440 for evap. large leak.i have smoked tested system several times and can not find a leak.i did find a hose at the canister that was not hooked up. alldata says ii goes to rollover valve on top of fuel tank but i ... Trouble codes: P0440
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L guages & warning lts VIN: 1G1NE52563
The car came in as a no start. Someone cleaned the inside with a garden hose and detergent. The BCM was not mounted like it should under the glove box with a cover over it, but was hanging down. the connectors got wet and corroded. I cleaned and tightened all,...
2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L trans shifting erratic VIN: KL1JT52674
this came in for a trans shift issue when we test drove it we felt nothing except a missfire we in stalled plugs and wires drove miss went away returned to customer it came back the next week with the same concern test drove found the speedo bouncing everywher...
2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1CBJG31U94
hi everyone have this van which came in with check engine light on and misfiring, customer started to try to replace plug and wires and broken one plug wire and stop there, so we replace all spark plugs and wires, started it up and was misfiring scan tool show... Trouble codes: P0300
2005 Chevrolet Colorado Sport 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT13655
This truck got a p0305 code i have switched coil put new plug my no 5 plug is always black like there is too much fuel check for vacuum leak but always the same p0305.i hear the injector at all cylinder and they have a good clincking sound could not do a balan... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire cyl 5)
2009 Chevrolet Express 2500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG25U84
This problem occurs intermittentently at idle. Seems worse after it gets hot while driving and returns to idle at stops. Its missfiring no.1 cylinder bad when this happens. No.5 missfire counter is around 6 and no.7 missfire counts are around 7. When this happ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0300
2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Timing Chain Tensioner VIN: 1C3EL46R22
Having trouble getting tensioner to pump up with oil. Tried cranking engine over to build up oil pressure with timing cover still off and holding tensioner arm tight to keep pressure on chain. Getting pressure in system, but tensioner would not pressurize and ...
2005 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C4GM68465
Hi, This vehicle came in with an emissions failure. Code p2096 stored, has new o.e. sensors. Tested sensors and they are working properly. Cleared codes and reset adaptives and the code reset after one day of normal driving. Checked exhaust system for leaks an... Trouble codes: P2096 (Downstream fuel system 1/2 lean)
1996 Dodge Ram 3500 8.0L Poor Idle Quality, vibrates like a miss VIN: 3B7MC33W4T
this truck has a rough idle and a little vibration under a load like a skip but on my missfire monitors it doesn't say that there is any misses. The fuel trim numbers are close to 0 + or - 5 or 6. Ive seen cam and crank sensors cause a rough idle but don't see...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Oil Preasure Sending Unit VIN: 1B7GL22X3W
This rig came in with a lifter noise. Intake was removed to change lifters out to find that the lifters could not be removed without removing the heads. The valley was full of sludge along with the top of the heads. The sludge was cleaned up then the oil pan w...
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.3L cooling system/fan VIN: 2B4GP25G5X
hello all, I have a caravan here another guy worked on, so im behind a little on this one. overheats when a/c is left on at idle, does not appear to overheat when a/c is off and just idling. both fans come on at the same time and have seen two different speed...
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7GL22X1Y
strange problem any help is appreciated.Customer complaint occasionaly vehicle stalls when placed in reverse ussally cold.Does not happen every time maybe 1 in 10 tries.no codes all scan tool reading look correct.fuel pressure is good,checked grds,wiggle test ...
2004 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES56C64
After changing everything related to misfire i still have the check engine light on and a little miss Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L Power Locks VIN: 2D4GP44L95
My question is... what company can repair these BCM's, I use www.siaelec.com for PCM's but they say they can't work on these... too difficult. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you!
1990 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Pre-ignition VIN: 1FTCR10T5L
Hello fellow techs, this truck seems to have an intermittent pre-ignition ping under a load.I got into the diagnostic game a little late and never really learned these old Ford systems.I think this is an ECC 4 system?koeo and koer test both passed with no code...
1994 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Combination Valve VIN: 1FTCR15XXR
Customer dropped off truck and wanted us to replace brake lines from front to rear. Before starting job we checked over to verify it was needed. We found no brake pressure to rear. We see the customer replaced the wheel cylinders. The problem is the brake flui...
1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L temp guage VIN: 2FMDA5146S
temp guage goins in to red but not overheating
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. ...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FDXF46F7X
Thanks in advance. This truck came in with intermittant no power. scanned codes and p1280 icp p1247 turbo and po732 2nd gear codes present . Buzz test ok and i pulled filter and there is minor light brown dust (coating in tank) pump is making noise . It looks ...
1999 Ford F-150 4.6L cruise VIN: 1FTRF18WXX
i hate to ask for help but this one has me stumpped.99 f-150 with a inop cruise.i have replaced pressure switch,tried a servo,switches,brake light switch,pcm.Have checked everything with alldata pin point test,brake lights are good.Need someone out there to ki...
2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08L71
Hi ford guys i have this funny truck at ny garage giving me fun, this truck came to the shop to shop with check engine light on, codes p0171 p0174 we smoke engine found couple of vacuum leaks (egr idle control valve vacuum hose) so we replace this parts, but, ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean condition), P0174 (Bank 2 lean condition)
2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Air Bag Light VIN: 1FTSX20P97
We have a very strange problem. This vehicle came in at the last service visit with an air bag light on. No communication with the module. Ordered module and installed at this service visit, set configuration for the module and received code B1871-Passenger ai...
2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.8L oil level VIN: 1GTEK19V3Y
This truck has the oil level rising.The customer has drained oil out of it twice. The oil and filter was changed and it came up 2L in about 1200 km. When I changed the oil I marked the fill cap to see if this was having oil added without the customer being awa...
2000 Honda Accord SE 2.3L oil pressure VIN: JHMCG6690Y
Car came in with an oil light on and an engine oil leak. Customer wanted an oil change also. Found oil pressure switch leaking pretty good and did the oil change. Failed to do a pressure test at this time due to the new switch turning off the light and the eng...
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L coolant VIN: 1J4GL58K32
Hello. I have a 02 Jeep Liberty that has what appears to be some cooling system contamination. Initially it came in with a leak at the radiator upper tank. Upon draining the coolant, the color and consistency was normal, but looking inside the reservoir, there...
2003 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Speedometer VIN: 1J4GL48K03
Hi guys, i have this jeep liberty that has no speedo. Checked input and output sensors, had no output sensor signal. Replaced output sensor still have no speedo. My mitchell hardly gives me any help. I had a p0500 code i cleared it and it hasn't come back. If ...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L transmission VIN: S83C542292
This jeep came in on the hook because when the transmission is shifted into reverse or drive a clicking noise (like a baseball card in a bicycle wheel spoke)coming from the transmission. The noise seems to come from an area just behind the valve body. It sound...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on
Only code I have is P1309 (chassis acceleration sensor).My snapon doesn't show any values for this sensor. Mainly I'm worried about the TPS showing only 52% full throttle. I have another 2000 sportage in bodyshop and I switched TPS along with chassic sensors a...
2002 Kia Rio 1.5L 2-3 shift VIN: KNADC12554
Have one for the transmission experts. I don't work on transmissions but have found myself in a bit of a pickle. Installed a salvage yard engine 2 weeks ago. Vehicle had been sitting for a year with blown engine (timing belt failure). Was noted at that time th...
1995 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L Warning chime, power windows VIN: 1LNLM82W2S
With key out of the ignition and the drivers door open the warning chime dings very fast. Close the door and the chime quits. The windows can be operated with out the key being on & when the key is in out of the ignition lock cylinder. The clock does not work....
1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L 3rd gear starts VIN: 14VGYE2A1P
Have a madza with an automatic GF4A-EL. Only when the vehicle is cold, and only for about a minute this trans will take off in 3rd gear. The rest of the day it works perfect. Rebuilt trans, then replace valvebody with solenoids. No codes engine or trans. Neith...
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer OZ Rally 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ86E23
Hello All. I got a 2003 mitsubishi with a converter efficency code. and the fix is a converter and a re-flash. Ok, Has anybody re-flashed a Mitsubishi PCM with a snap-on pass thru pro yet ? or a cardaq plus ( same thing ) Snap on sells the thing for $1500 buck... Trouble codes: P0421 (Warm up efficency)
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JA3AH86F33
This runs and drives great,no codes no problems except under full boost.Under max boost it simply cuts out.If you dont drive the motor hard it works fine.When you really get into it and get it into max boost it cuts out but the boost doesn't drop off it stays ...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L maf VIN: 1G2WJ52M1X
we are having major isues with the maf.. it will not go over 2 grams of air. we replaced it with a few, some new and a few old. this always causes the mil to light up. at start up it builds up to 2 grams but then stays at that... we have checked for vacuum lea...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start, Security light on VIN: 1G2NF52E11
GOOD AFTERNOON TO ALL. SO HERE I AM AGAIN IN NEED OF HELP ON WHAT WILL PROBABLY TURN INTO A COMMON FIX.I HAVE THIS 01 grand am towed in 2 weeks ago no start security light flashing.I relarned the pats system all set.I did notice the key appeared originaland wa... Trouble codes: B2958 (Undocumented code), B2960 (Security system sensor data incorrect but valid), U1000 (Loss of class 2 seriel data), U1088 (Loss of sir sdm communication), U1128 (Loss of irc communication)
1984 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L Evap leak VIN: WP0ZZZ91ZE
i google the picture of canister location. front left of bumper area. at the gas nozzle to put gas it has a little smaller one also. what s that for. the nozzle inside has weld marks. i test it and i hear a leak. i have a green emission book. it did not ...
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BH6867Y
hi all and thanks in advance for any help. have this outback that has an intermittent hesitation and sometimes backfire. only code stored was a P0325 knock sensor,replaced sensor with same symptoms. using my modis i am looking at both maf and map signals on a ...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 4S3BH66552
This one is kinda messing with me. The customer brought in this car last week for stalling in traffic sometimes. The throttle body and IAC valve were very dirty, so I cleaneed them and it seemed to fix the problem. This was an intermittent stall, so I was keep...
1992 Toyota Camry 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2SK12E0N
Hello we have this camry here that is running extremly rich pulled the plugs cyl 1 & 4 black carbon on plug cyl 2&3 clean data on scan tool confirms running rich. Checked compression all ok checked fuel press. 40psi car runs very rough & misses timing belt ok....
1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Stall VIN: 1XNBBD2E8T
Hi every one have 1996 toyota corolla dx with a 1.8l. Car came in with no start, found bad distribator replaced, ran fine. Sold coustomer a timing belt. After would run as long as you were holding the key in start, but not in the run position. Checked timing 4...
1998 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2T1BR18E9W
let me first start off by saying this is my first time posting so i will go ahead and thank all who help. the car came into the shop with a intermittent no power problem along as a trans burnt. removed and rebuilt trans and now moving to the other drivability ...
2002 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L VSC/TRAC OFF/ABS lights on VIN: 4T1BF30K52
Car came in with lights on and four codes present: C0278(open in ABS SOL relay circuit), C1223(malfunction in ABS control system), C1233(open or short in yaw sensor circuit) and C1234(malfunction in yaw rate sensor). We replaced the ABS SOL relay and were able...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Horn VIN: 1HT34YERDF
Have a Camry that blows the horn intermittently while turning the steering wheel. I suspect the Clockspring but am unable to get it happening long enough to verify it. Any suggestions or common concerns I should consider? The clock spring is over $300 installe...
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Abs Module VIN: 3VWDB61EXX
Car came in for abs lite on with code (00287 right rear wheel sensor intermitten) inspected air gap at sensor found to be good ispected abs wheel sensor fond to be good at sensor. Checcked wheel sensor signal at abs module found to be good. Code is for intermi...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1SZ58D51
Hi volvo test! 1 month back car come for check engine light it on with map sensor problem now the car stall and can't ever turn over no sound but all light in dasd boad they are on battery and stater all good! customer said that before car stall transmission l...
2004 Volvo S60 2.4 2.4L Driver's Info Module VIN: YV1RS61T54
The DIM was inop. In the process of trouble shooting this car, my tech plugged in a DIM from another car with really high mileage (176,000). The DIM from the other car worked, so it needed a new DIM. We installed the new DIM & downloaded the software. Problem:...

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2006 Audi A4 2.0L Cuts out VIN: WAUAF78E06
Problem is the fuel pressure regulator under intake manifold. This electrical fuel pump built up high pressure [...] mechanical pump. We compare the start up pressure at mechanical pump port. Before we change regualator, pressure shot up rocket high before it st...
2001 BMW 325xi 2.5L panel litght VIN: WBAAV334X1
hello all tech, thank you all,everyone said to leave the koeo for 3 to 5 minutes,My service manager told the owner that and we don't hear from him anymore so I assumed it's fixed. thank again, rick
1987 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G4HR5733H
First off thank-you too all who replied. This has been a most troublesome repair as it started after another procedure(timing chain)was performed. This a beautiful example of a vehicle running with more than one problem. Symptom Stalling, computer reporting C...
2003 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KF57973
Alright guys, this car is fixed! Ended being a bad PCM as well. Most likely it went bad from the lack of ground that the engine block was suppose to supply, but couldn't because the ground wire from the body to the block had broken in two. Costomer brought a... Trouble codes: U1000 (Class 2 malfuction).
1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCDT19XXV
thanks for all the help i found that the cam angle was -18 so i checked the timing chain and it was shot so they are not fixing it Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L valve train VIN: 1GNDX03E61
I found two lifter rollers flat. Replaced all lifters with new ones. Luckily the cam was not badly damaged. This van has been running 200 miles a day for a week now without any news.
2001 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19W81
Well I got It fixed finally,I had to shim the crank position sensor away from the reluctor wheel,.050.I had put a new timing cover on it and there not always the same dimentions where the sensor mounts.Also had to modify the dist. mounting to dial in the timin... Trouble codes: P0341.
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LT 4.3L oil leak VIN: 1GNDP13W01
Got this in today, at last. Front timing chain cover was leaking. Got a new one at dealer and all is well in Blazer land. I thank all who took the time to respond. Danny
2002 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GNDX13E92
First I would like to thank everyone for their help. I have overlay the sending unit circuit to the PCM and this did not correct the problem. I instructed the customer that the problem was either in the PCM or the Cluster. I am leaning toward the cluster bu...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L under temp VIN: 1GNET16S44
after re ckecking wires noticed on scan tool temp would go to-5 when my hand touched wires going into sensor.install another new sensor problem fixed.thanks for the help
2004 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L No Start VIN: 1C3EL46X34
Hi All, Thanks for your help. Car started the next day after I post for help. Don't know how and why. Tried to get car to die again but, could not. called customer and returned car back. Can't charge her anything. I appreciated all your feed back. Just o...
2005 Chrysler 300 Limited 3.5L alternator VIN: 2C3JA53G15
The vehicles are both repaired, and basically the repair was the same for both, with slight variations. Suggestions ranged from some of the repairs that I had already posted, to AC leakage, etc. The issue with the Neon was the alternator. What killed it w...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3B7HF12Y2W
I haven't really fix the problem but I found out what the problem is...Flywheel only has 7 notches..I suspect it is for a 6 cylinder or factory forgot to cut extra notch..There is a long space between 2 notches and the other notches line up...So definitely wro... Trouble codes: P1391.
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L gauges,radio,pwr. windows,blower VIN: 2B4GP44R32
Thanks for all the replies, the problem turned out to be corrosion on the underside of the IPM, I replaced it as well as 5 wire terminals that were very corroded as well. Thanks again everyone!! WC
2004 Dodge Neon SRT-4 2.4L Clutch VIN: 1B3ES66S04
Ended up having Air inside of the system. Removed the clutch master and slave cylnder and bleed manually, reinstalled and pedal came up as we drove the car more, turned out well..tahnks for the help
2006 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L Fuel contaminated VIN: 3D7LX38C86
2010 Dodge sprinter 3.5L inop VIN: WDXPF44568
hello everyone well got this on handled, had to install a trailer light module that is pulse width modulated, everything works great. thanks.
1998 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTZR15U1W
and the winner is rodney!!! thanx to everyone that gave advice, i tried alot of the solutions, such as giving it another fuel source but to no avail.what turned out to be the cause is the coil pack was the wrong one , although ford couldn,t tell me which one b...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L ABS Pump VIN: 1FMZU24E0X
First I want to say thanks to you all for your time. You guys are money. Although the front sensors checked out good as far as their resistance they turned out to be the problem. Road tested the vehicle and found that the rf sensor started picking up at 3mph ...
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA51422
First off, thanks for everyones time and knowledge!! Well I believe the problem to be cam sensor and or snychronizer, or PCM. I unplugged cam sensor and it runs normal. All symptoms gone. Check engine light is on of course. Customer wants it like that. So I ca... Trouble codes: 340 (Cam position sensor a bank 1 ckt malfunction).
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Clutch Assy VIN: 1FAFP343X3
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L no power cold VIN: 1FDXE45P64
thanks to all for you're replys---as it turns out the problem waas a restricted exhaust cold---i repaired the restriction and now all is well. thanks again. Trouble codes: P2262.
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L thermostat VIN: JHMCG5554Y
I will close this request with thanks to all who replied. The respondents unanimously recommended that I not install an aftermarket high temperature thermostat as the owner requested. When I showed him the responses he agreed with their suggestion to leave the...
2005 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES16595
Everybody confirmed my suspicion. (I was in a "Mondaze", apparently.) A new sensor from Honda is going in,after a check of the harness etc to make sure it stays fixed. Incidentally, Honda part is priced way less than aftermarket. Many thanks to all for your he... Trouble codes: P0135 (O2 S1B1 Heater Circuit Malfunction).
2006 Isuzu NQR 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JALE5J1667
Forgot to close up here. Thanks to both of you had responded. Found broken spring on back of egr sensor, there was quite a bit of carbon build up also. I cleaned out what I could and the truck is back on the road. Very much appreciated :)
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: KNADC12543
Thanks to all that replied. we finnally got it to do as the customer said it was doing and were able to track it down to a very small crack in the breather tube between the intake and the mass air flow. replaced it and all is ok so far customer will advise us ...
1991 Mazda RX-7 1.3L Brake pedal feel VIN: JM1FC3313M
Okay we got the brake hose on today and everything is fine since we bled the system with the caliper removed. Car stops good and pedal feels normal. Chuck, the calipers cannot physically be put on the wrong sides for two reasons, the parking brake mechanism ...
2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L abs VIN: WDBRH64JX2
No one had any ideas as to the code definitions. WHile the car was on the lift I happened to notice a "very slight" noise while rotating the right front wheel...I mean slight. I pulled the hub off and there was a rather large buildup of grease and dirt between...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L rear shock leaking VIN: WDBSK75F33
thanks for all the replies.replaced blown pressure hose in left front fender-replace right rear strut assy-replace the filter located in the fill tank-after flushing system and putting new fluid-perform rodeo-test drive and ck for leaks-problem solved.
2006 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2MEHM75W06
Thank you all you guys,take too long because PCM have to order,new PCM install and program it, remember PATS parameter have to reset too[ that mean keys have to program also] now car run very good road test no more misfire.What happen is PCM not sent signal gr...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant GTZ 3.0L Lacks Power on Accel VIN: 4A3AA46L8Y
Hi everyone, Sorry for delay. My mother passed away on Oct. 14 and I missed some time at the shop. Since I've been back, the shop has (fortunately) been too busy to get back onto this car. 5 replies are appreciated. Jason mentioned checking cam/crank sensors f...
1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN6HD16S3G
Thanks for all the replies, It has become silly tire season up here in the Northeast and the customer not being in a hurry it got pushed to the side. I have tried a new coolant sensor to no avail. Once again thanks to all the great guys and gals at IATN
1997 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L Headlights VIN: 2P4FP25B1V
Hello guys: I received 10 replies. all seemed to be in agreement. When changing the bcm it is important to make sure that both have the same configuration as far as anti-theft. If not you stand a chance of locking out the pcm which will require replacement. T...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Unknown VIN: YS3FB49S83
Recieved many replies about tech two scanner needed . one reply stated that if transmission seems to shift ok to reset by disconnecting battery cables and touching together. Then reset information system. Cleared code and all is well. Mike P
2005 Subaru Outback R 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4S4BP8SC75
Thank you for the seven replies. At this point the client wishes not to go further. We added a can of Liquide Short Block to the oil and set her SAT/Nav for the nearest used car lot. Trouble codes: P0303 ([...]), P0305 (5 Missfire).
2002 Toyota Prius 1.5L ABS Hydro Pump VIN: JT2BK18U82
Although I didn't get to fix this car I did learn a bit. I did get it to act up a few times. On start up the pump is supposed to run and fill the accumulator, it did every time for at least 5 to 30 seconds then shut off. When it acted up it continued to run an...
2003 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4.7L battery VIN: JTEBT17R53
Thanks for everyone that responded! We were never able to duplicate the probem, but after much discussion with the owner, it was obvious that at certain times something was staying on and draining the battery. It was decided to replace the ECM and see what hap...
2005 Toyota Tundra SR5 4.7L ride control VIN: 5TBBT44175
thanks to all , it was the driveshaft youk to much grease in it , cleand and no more proplem. thanks
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63B6X
Thanks to all for your inputs. From your inputs, I replaced an OEM MAF, replaced a new suction valve on back of intake manifold due to completely plug on the side port. I cleared codes and drove it overnight. Check Engine came back on. This time; it is P1... Trouble codes: P1141 (Load registration unlikely value), P1129 (Bank 2 long term fuel trim system too rich), P1127 (Bank 1 long term fuel trim system too rich), P1139 (Bank 2 long term fuel trim system too rich), P1137 (Bank 1 long term fuel trim system too rich).
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1TS94D31
Life is good again! Long story, customer replaced battery and alternator (Battery new and alt. from salvage yard). When recharged battery checked out OK on on an OTC tester. Car wouldn't start yet. At Cedric's post (grudgingly) I decided to try a different bat...
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