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2001 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAC68D51
Hello everyone this car is a real trip that has me slightly pulling my hair out. First off it came in with the P1128 and P1479 codes current. We smoked tested the intake system and found the vacuum leaks listed in related repair history. After replacing those ... Trouble codes: P1128 (Fuel Trim Bank 1 Mult System too Lean), P1479 (Brake Boost Vacuum System Mechanical Malfunction), P0411 (Secondary Air Injection System Incorrect Flow Detected)
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Abs VIN: WBADM6349Y
Got this bmw here with codes, 31,32, and 33 all fro the speed sensors, replaced the sensors with no change light still pm. also have code 214 vehicle speed. i didn't know until later that the ABS module supplies a 8v ref to the sensors as it does not mention t...
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBANB33504
VALVETRONIC ACTUATOR have a valve cover cover gasket leak(right bank), my scanners will not place valvetronic in "service position", the left side gasket was recently replaced elsewhere and I know it was not placed in service position, that shop unscrewed the ...
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L Cuts out, at cruise VIN: WBAEH73495
Hi Guys, This Bmw has a two week history with us, and originally came in with multiple misfire codes, gateway faults, security faults, etc. Scanned with DIS and cleared all codes and the returning codes indicated a voltage issue and we tested the original bat... Trouble codes: 2A89, 2A88, 9408 (sim-sgm Eco Converter fault current)
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L high idle VIN: 1G4HP52X1V
Thanks in advance for all your replies. This one has me stumped, intermittent but occurs 80 to 90 % of the time. When you start the car tps voltage is about .56v but the angle climbs to 1 to 2% and when this happens the idle goes up to about 1450rpm desired is... Trouble codes: P0507
2004 Buick Rainier CXL 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GAET13P54
The vehicle has had a recuring p0420 code and now has a pending p0174 lean condition b2. I have checked the fuel pressure and volume , pressure under heavy accel. Checked the regulator, smoked the intake all ok. I checked and cleaned the maf, but was ok. The f... Trouble codes: P0420, P0174 (Lean condition b2)
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.0L brakes VIN: 1GECK10823
vehicle came in with a low brake pedal but no leak. front brakes were almost grinding so i figured do those and try bleeding first, no fix. replaced rear shoes as they were low and way out of adjustment, no fix. replaced master cylinder, wheel cylinders and fr...
1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22PXV
Hi techs, i keep getting p0400 egr system.if i put vacuum to the egr the diaphram move but when the engine is running it is like the diaphragm have a leak.i check the the solenoid and vacuum line,ok.i even use bicontrol on the scanner with my vacuum gauge and ... Trouble codes: P0400 (Egr system), P0507
1999 Chevrolet K1500 LS 5.0L driveline VIN: 1GCEK19V5X
this truck has a loud ,heavy snapping sound in the driveline when power braking in 4x4 and you let the tires start to turn in all modes.sound is in the transfer case area but what could do this.its the electric auto transfer.i took it apart and dont see anythi...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 8.1L 3-4 shift, shift indicator VIN: 1GCJK39G91
Hello members. This is my own vehicle and ran into a problem on my way home. Stopped to pick someone up. Shut vehicle off, all was normal. When i restarted, Park indicator wasnt highlighted. Reverse highlights, 1st highlights, and 3rd highlights but 2nd, Park,...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LT 6.0L 4x4 shifting VIN: 1GCGK13U41
Hello fellow techs. I have this 01 Chev thats has got me going in circles. Customer came in with no 4x4 operation/noise from transfer case along with service 4wd light on. Found that the transfer case motor was not engaging and replace encoder/transfer case mo...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GNES16S53
Vehicle came in today with complaint of intermittant hesitation and stall. On tip in throttle, vehicle will loose RPM and sometimes stall. Almost feels like old GM EGR opening too soon. Tested fuel pressure, 56 psi all the time even when happening. Volume look...
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L front differential VIN: 1GNEK13T64
Ok so here it is. 04 Tahoe z71 373 gears in the front diff. So ive tested the 4wd actuator and found that it wasnt doing its job. So replaced the actuator and still no 4wd. I do have communicaton with the transfercase and body control module. When I engage 4hi...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1C3EL56RX2
This car idles rough and has not set any codes. While idling i can disconnect all right bank coils and with no change in engine R.P.M. Besides all the basic test i have disabled the egr system and found no change in idle quality.
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L alarm VIN: 1D4GP24R45
This van came to us with an alarm problem. It does not have keyless entry remotes but may have had them previously. The problem is that the alarm will not disarm until you put the key in the ignition and turn it on. The way i read the operation summary is that...
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDOPD14475
hi all, i have a sprinter thats giving me fits, anyone who knows more than i do is appreciated. started last summer, vehicle came in with engine noise, determined to be hole in cylinder wall caused by leaking injector washing down cylinder wall. replaced eng... Trouble codes: 20160, 20180
1979 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.0L Ignition VIN: HHFE37HHAD
Customer has a no start 79 econoline rv and I have tested the following. -fuel pressure - Strong fuel pressure at the line -fuel injects at the carborator fuel injection nozzles -Timming is correct with rotor pointing to #1 cap terminal and TDC on ballancer ...
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKF38FOR
Evening all- really hate to post this one but dont know what else to do-this t350 has not started well for a long time, glow plugs of course were recommended, has ran like crap for a long time, diagnosis recommended, long story short, we did brakes and master ...
1996 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Won'T Engage Into Gear VIN: 1FMDU32X1T
I am limited on transmission experience and need some help on what to look for or possible cause of no movement when put into any gear. There are no unusual noises, smells or clunks. The transmission will not engage any gear nor does it appear to be pumping an...
1998 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Accessories VIN: 1FMZU34E0W
radio displayes the word call.This came after we replaced a blend door.Ford told me that they do not use security codes. Any help is appeciated
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FDXW46F2X
Truck came to us low on power, tested fuel pressure normal, checked filters in tank OK. Injector buzz test OK, no codes. Cylinder contribution fails for cyl. #3, #4 and #8 (fairly normal for #8 to fail and it is on the other end of the firing order from #3.). ... Trouble codes: P0269 (Cylinder 3 failed contribution test), P0284 (Cylinder 8 failed contribution test)
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR10C9X
Truck idles rough when goes into close loop, short term fuel trim setting at 43% long term at 10-15% only at idle going down road fuel trims fine. Mass air flow reading seams to be fine, o2 sensors both read 0 when at idle, when throttle opened 02 sensors star...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L No Heat VIN: 1FAP55U0YA
Hi guys this car will not reach oup. It will only reach 192. On scanner ran in shop at 2000rpm for 30 min coolant fan never came on and temp gage stayed on low side remove thermostat and check it it is ok its 195 refilled test drove still temp only reach 190 w...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF36F9Y
Hey guys, i've got this Diesel 2000 Ford F-350 2WD 7.3L truck in my shop and here's what it's doing. Starting off, only 1 code for the TR Sensor which i replaced and thats now gone. With KOEO, no codes and with KOER, no codes as well. Here are the symptoms, wh...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMRU15W13
The engine runs good cold as it warms up and gets to closed loop operation the engine starts runing rough at idle runs good driving.fuel trims were in the minus 4 short term long term -21 pinched off the purge valve at idle it made a differance in the idle and... Trouble codes: P2196 (Bank 1 sensor 1), P0171 (Bank 1)
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L whisling noise VIN: 1FDWF36535
whisling noise very loud.If i release the oil cap noise goes away.engine case has very high vacuum.when whisling noise goes away by itself the eng runs bad and tries to die.It not related to the alternator or other items on the serpentine belt loop
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW31P95
Please help if you can. My daughter is traveling from Colorado and through Indiana in her 2005 Ford F-350 Diesel (see related repair history contained in this post) and (right now stuck with truck not running on I-70 in Casey Illinois). She has had a situation...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L alternator VIN: 1FTWW31P06
Hi we have a truck here that came in with no charge, we replaced the alternator and everything was good for a month or so. We then replaced that alternator and once again things were good for a month or so. This has been going on now to the point where we are ...
1997 Geo Metro 1.0L Stall, Power loss VIN: 2C1MR2263V
The Metro that keeps returning and should have been a clunker cash car but keeps delivering economy, when it runs. Customer states at times it runs perfectly on his 75 mile commute, other times hesitates and looses power at random times. Checked fuel pressure ...
2003 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L ABS speed sensor VIN: 1GKET16S13
RF wheel speed sensor replaced. Still continues to lose signal off and on during road test. DTC set C0221, C0222. Cleaned ground lug to EBCM and checked connections. Also cleaned mounting surface at sensor to hub. Alldata suggests bad EBCM. Do not want to buy ...
2007 GMC Savana 3500 LT 6.0L Pinion Bearing VIN: 1GDHG31U87
i have this gmc in the shop i need to replace the pinion bearing in the rear it has a locking type rear i have never did one of these, when i pull the axles out will the spider gears fall out are they under presssure i have done the regulars rear in these truc...
1994 Honda Prelude S 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBA814XR
This is for all you tuner guys. More of a "let me share this with you" post. I have a 94 Honda Prelude coupe, base model with a 2.2L ZTECH engine stamped H22A 1041022 (doesn't match vin). Whoever did it, didn't do a bad job, still a mess of wires though. It's ... Trouble codes: 123, 231
1995 Honda Prelude Si 2.3L MIL Lamp on
this 1995 honda prelude has clogged egr passages. i removed egr valve and there is no vacuum to the egr port. i am familiar with cleaning the passages on the accords etc with the removable service plugs on the intake but these are welded on this manifold. does...
1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Engine VIN: 2HGEJ6673V
Ok I have this problem. I replaced the head gasket due to overheating because of lost of coolant & lots of air in the radiator. But here is the problem. Before the car was not smoking white & now is smoking really bad. The question in what did I do wrong? Is i...
2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L shake VIN: 5J6RE48577
vibration feels like a tire out of balance, get worse at around 100 km an hour. balanced tire and didnt help, that was months ago, we just installed winter tires with winter rims and same problem so can't be tires, useing dial indicator to measure runout of hu...
2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L blower motor VIN: KMHWF35H13
only have high speed when using fan switch can see blower speed moving in control but stays on high speed. all other functions work a/c heater def just only have high blower.
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC73E34
Hello, I have a P0446 code. Last time in we replaced the CCV valve and it came back with the same code about a week later. Ok, these are the things we checked; Purge valve working properly by activating and blowing air through. Line from purge to canister clea... Trouble codes: P0446
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L No Start VIN: KM8SB12B34
Vehicle was originally brought in for overheat condition. Found blown headgasket. Removed head to send for pressure test -OK, Reinstall w/gaskets. Replace timing belt. Rechecked system pressure and operation- OK Vehicle returned 3 days later for no start- Cran...
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Brake Vacuum VIN: SAJJA42C7Y
I have had intermittent P0174 & P0171 lean bank 1 & 2 and restricted performance. Checked fuel pressure (ok), changed fuel filter, resistance tested MAF (ok) and problem persisted. Smoke tested intake and found a leak where the brake booster vacuum line connec...
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L valve train VIN: SAJEA01U23
Engine still has noise and we suspect it to be coming from the VVT's - Is there a way to actaully pin point the noise to tje VVT unit with out quess work??? Thank you in advance Matt
2004 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L mirrors power seats VIN: SAJEA51C64
Hi all I have this 04 jag x type in my shop customer complaint is power mirrors are innoperative I noticed power driver seat is out also. this car is hardly used and garaged (14000 miles)My question to you jag techs is where is a good place to start .And is ...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Stall VIN: 1J4GW48S0Y
i have not been able to duplicate yet. Just wondering if any known concerns i.e. Crank senser like old ones
2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L passenger side door locks VIN: SALAG25466
client has come in with the passenger side door locks inop. the door locks will lock with the master and romote but then will not unlock. locking system is in the selective mode, one push drivers door unlocks, second push driver rear and hatch unlock. done the...
2006 Land Rover LR3 4.0L MIL Lamp on, All warning lights o VIN: SALAB24466
This vehicle will OCCASIONALLY light every warning light on the instrument panel and turn on hazard flashers, and lower suspension. Message center displays a list of warnings including transmission fault, "FOLLOW ME HOME LIGHTS ON". I have driven it for a few ... Trouble codes: P0504 (Brake Switch A/B Correlation), P2605 (Intake Air Heater B Circuit / Open), U0102 (Lost Communication With Park Brake Control Module), U0104 (Lost Communication With Steering Effort Control Module), U0128 (Lost Communication With Restraints Occupant Sensing Control Module), U0155 (Lost Communication With Headlamp Leveling Control Module)
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L shift soleniods VIN: JT6HF1OUXY
I have this rx300 with shift codes po753 and po758 shift solenoids A and B on my scanner, there are five solenoids and i was wondering If someone with a diagram showing which is which. thank you HH
1997 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNLM82W6V
Stall on initial startup. There is an extended crank symptom and low idle followed by stall. We can then immediately start it again on the second attempt and no stall condition is present. No other driveability symptoms present. Only failure to stay running on...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Steering VIN: 1LNFM97V3W
Customer came in with a leaking steering rack. we replaced the steering rack and filled with fluid. when we started the vehicle the steering wheel violenty started to go from left to right so hard that it could break your wrist. I have never seen this and woul...
2008 Mazda 6 i 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80C48
Able to Comminucate with all modules, TPMS however shows invalid data. Looks to me like the body module is acting as a gateway via the can wiring ?, anyone having issues with these, Have checked data lines and all are fine...too BCM Turning towards the used AB... Trouble codes: U, 2023 (network fault Tpms), U0121 (lost comm with abs Pcm), C1119 (Transfer input signal ABS), U1900 (Can Bus Fault Abs), B1318 (Body Mod)
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65H0X
hello fellow mb techs. veh came in running very rough. found only misfire codes p0300/p0306/p0303/p0301. found new plugs but original wire set. replaced wire set. veh started and ran much better, however as usual i reset adapts. or tried. in the middle of lear... Trouble codes: C1022 (Asr no can comm with m.e.)
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L climate control VIN: WDBJF65JXY
This vehicle was driven into my shop with a complaint of inetrmittant no-start, and flickering dash lights. The entire control head for the climate control rythmically flickers rapidly, and a clicking in the unit can be heard. The instrument cluster lights als...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN40J53
Hi guys I need some mercedes help Im in over my head. I have a c230 with P0258 lambda control. I found the short term fuel trim to be 6% and th long term to be 11.7%. The fuel system says it is running in closed loop with an o2 sensor fault. My problem is I ca... Trouble codes: P2058
2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF92H16
Hey folks, this one has us baffled - ( Merecedez is not our usual cup of tea) - had this P0015 come up - no driveability issues. Did some on line research. (mitchell on demand was no help) - replaced passenger's side lower cam position sensor - cleared code - ... Trouble codes: P0015 (Camshaft position actuator b bank 1 timing over retarded)
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L cylinder pressure
I just did a head gasket job on this 00 Eclipse with the 3.0l v6. The machine shop milled the heads and did a valve job. I also bled down the lifters in a vise. After installing the heads, there is no compression. The timing marks are dead on. I removed the ro...
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer OZ Rally 2.0L clutch bleed VIN: JA3AJ26E13
We've replaced a clutch assembly, including slave cylinder/release combo, and now cannot bleed the system for the life of us! We have tried using a vacuum tool to suck it out and have even tried builing a rubber cap to seal off the reservoir and gently blow/pu...
1987 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Charging VIN: JN1HZ1453H
We have a 300zx that came into our shop not charging. Installed a rebuilt alternator and still not charging. Noticed the battery light does not come on, Nor does the fuel guage work. Guage fuse checks ok and have replaced the bulb check relay, still not chargi...
1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6SD11S9V
Vehicle keeps setting po400 code. I have replaced back pressure transducer and egr control solenoid. I have also cleaned ports as well Trouble codes: P0400
2007 Other GM W42 6.0L abs VIN: 5B4KPD2U07
I have this 2007 Workhorse W42 with a Morgan Olson Body bread truck. The ABS light came on this morning and has not went off. This is a good customer of ours and I "thought" we could talk to the abs with the Tech 2 as we have with the eninge and transmission b...
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G2WR52454
One for you Good Wrenches. Got this 04 Grand Prix with the 3.8 turbo. It keeps cracking the #3 spark plug.(using OEM plugs) It will crack it within 10 minutes of replacement, usually on hard acceleration. It has cracked 3 plugs in succession. Did compression t...
1980 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow II 6.7L Purges out coolant VIN: 0000SRK394
Hi there everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I have this silver shadow 2 in because it keeps purging coolant out of the reservoir that mounts above the radiator. The car cools ok if you keep putting coolant in it, but the system just tends to keep pu...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Charging VIN: YS3FB49S03
Hello Saabs Techs! This saab doesnt charge the battery when running.(11.3volts) The Main problem is the field wire is not getting power from T-8 module. Its the blue wire pin 1 coming out of alternator. The only way I can get the alternator to charge is run ...

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1997 Buick Century Custom 3.1L High speed fan inop VIN: 2G4WS5M3V1
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Overheating VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
Well first Thank you to all who replied. I explained to the customer that even though I could not prove it 100% he needed head gaskets. He does not want to spend that money so he took the car home for now. It is good to have IATN professionals to help and conf...
1997 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L abs module VIN: 1GCGK24R0V
Hey guys, Well problem solved. I figured out that the brake pedal was great when the vehicle was not running (no vacuum assist). I started out eliminating (dead heading) each brake line out of the abs unit and found that the pedal would not drop when either...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.7L timing cover VIN: 1GNEC13R6X
Thanks for the input, the rubber grommets around the bolts where failing. They would crumble if touched. Had svc writer check the parts that we used,not OE was a dorman. Uknown at this point is cust was using any oil additive, but it was not synthetic oil.
1999 Chevrolet Blazer LT 4.3L Blinkers VIN: 1GNDT13WXX
found bad grounds. cleaned and retested. all is good thanks to all
2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L trans shifting erratic VIN: KL1JT52674
this one is fixed it was the speed sensor exatly how it sends 2 different signals i still dont know but that doesnt matter.a vss installed and it all works great...thanks for all the good replies.
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LT 5.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNET16P34
Ended up just being a bad new 02 sensor on B1 S1 thanks for the help (been a bad month for bad parts) Trouble codes: P0133 (02 signal low b1s1), P1133 (Ho2s b1s1 insufficent switching), P1134 (Ho2s b1s1 transition timefault), P1153 (Ho2s b2s1 insufficent switching).
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.3L cooling system/fan VIN: 2B4GP25G5X
fix is as follows, replaced radiator, condensor and cleaned up all debris around the area. put everything back together, and perfect! A/C condensor was leaning into the radiator blocking air flow and allowing extra heat to pass directly on to the radiator. tha...
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck SRT-10 8.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, plug gap VIN: 3D7HA18H96
De-carbonized the engine twice.Truck ran great when it left.I have not received any word from the owner yet,but will update post when I get word. Trouble codes: P0301, P0310.
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52UXV
Okay, this vehicle has a bunch of problems. 1st it did have a bad DPFE which I replaced. The original sensor was shorted internally. 2nd EGR passages are plugged with carbon, 3rd it does have a cylinder head leak at the back head & finally has internal transmi... Trouble codes: P0302 (Cyl.2 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl.3 Misfire), P1408 (EGR Flow Out of Range).
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Timing Belt VIN: 1FALP6531V
This car is fixed and you all are going to love this one, I know I do. As I stated in my post we replaced Gates water pump, Gates timing belt kit and oem tensioner. The reason I went with the oem tensioner is because we just did another one and had it come bac...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Glow Plug Oper VIN: 1FTNX21F2X
I give thanks to IATN technicians who informed me that the breakout box (which we do not have) test pin 101 is the same as the PCM Pin 101. This ended up being an open wire from the Glow plug relay to the PCM. I tried tracing the wiring and it proved difficu... Trouble codes: P0380 (Glow Plug Circuit Fault).
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F1Y
I want to thank all that replied did a compression test had any where from 290lbs to 325lbs cold so did the the buzz test cold found bad injectors, also with valve cover off looked at the exhaust oil on the injectors running, the bad ones had no exhaust oil co...
2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08L71
Well all appears to be a fuel injector problem, thank you guys for your replys, after all testing and after I replace the airflow meter and reset the KAM I still have the problem running lean, now it was doing it for longer periods of time even driven the truc... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean condition), P0174 (Bank 2 lean condition).
2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GTEK14W2Y
Thanks to all that replied ,some helpfull , but alot never read my post.. Several said to check timing chain stretch and if they would have read the post completely would have seen that I already checked that!!! Anyway thanks to all... The Fix was to replace ... Trouble codes: P0339.
2000 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG2252Y
thanks to all help suggestions. problem was #6 coil. my lack of knowledge detracted me from following routine checks. i checked a couple coils which all were working so a faulty understanding caused me to miss the biger picture of all 6 clyinders missfirirng. ... Trouble codes: 301 (Random misfire all cyls. Codes 301-306).
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L ignition VIN: 5643245345
There is a brake code that you can get from the dealer. It will allow you to start the vehicle 1 time, so you can drive it to the dealer to get the key programed to the vehicle. This brake code prevented a tow call. Thank you all for your help
2009 Infiniti FX50 5.0L tilt steering VIN: JNRBS18W79
Considering there is no Infiniti dealers in Brazil there is no change of fixing it using the factory warranty for the defective column. Client will buy a new clounm in USA. Thanks for the answers
2003 Kia Sedona LX 3.5L drain VIN: KNDUP13143
thanks to all those that replied...vehicle has not returned after having battery replaced by shop that put it in prior to coming to us...after talking to customer again , it became clear that problem did not start until battery work had been done. so we advise...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBGB34E9N
Turbo had blown it's oil seal on inlet side. Had it rebuilt; they left inlet housing pointing wrong. I was able to loosen bolts and index it.
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Abc VIN: WDBSK75F03
I done what was told to do,flush it with plenty of fluid making sure no air got in,put on lift for a while,then back down to do a rodeo and abc red light went to green.
2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 3.5L headlights VIN: WDBWK56F97
Still no resolution on this one,I received one suggestion to check the settings on the control unit to insure it was set for xenon lights I havent been able to do as of yet . I will post a fix if and when this one is fixed. Thanks for the help!
1996 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L rear air suspension VIN: 2MELM75W6T
Well I could never get any codes out tried 100 times 100 ways, anyway I began testing the functionality of all curcits and found vent solinoid would not activate when grounded at module found brake in pink wire module to vent solinoid repaired wire all is well...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Rear Door VIN: 4T1SK12EOR
thanks to everyone who replied,finally got the door open with the help of a friends BORESCOPE. repaired broken platic clips at latch and now all is fine. except customer who balked at the labor charge. i sure hope i don't see another one of these for a while.a...
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 4TAVL52NOV
Thank you to everyone who offered help with this. The clutch hydraulic system was inspected and bled with no problem found. I tried various grades of oil as suggested, from 30wt to 75-90, no change. I inspected the shifter bushings (again) and they are ok. The...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Double BUMP VIN: 3VWCK21Y63
Hi there and thanks to everyone who took the time to reply. A few stated that the valve bodies are not uncommon problems with these. What I found, was that if you drive it further than lets say 7 or 8 miles, the operation seemed to deterioriate with some sli...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L Starting VIN: YV1SZ58D51
Reprogamer ECM and replace new transmission thank you for your help
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L Electronic VIN: YV1SZ58D51
The problem was reprogamer ECM and new transmission Thank you
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