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1997 Acura CL 2.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UYA1240V
We have this Acura that is proving to be a real pain. We replaced the head gasket and it won't run half the time. It wants to stall out and die. Here is what I know, prior to the work the customer blew up the gasket overheating it, this was this past summer t... Trouble codes: P0112 (Intake air temp circuit), P1508 (Idle air control valve circuit failure)
1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L locks,windows VIN: WAUDA24B1X
this car developed strange electrical issues -lights staying etc-ultimately the locks and windows stopped working and the battery would go dead overnight traced to failed power lock central module, due to water intrusion- both controller and wiring harness are...
2009 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Brake VIN: WAUMF78K19
Clacking sound from front brake pads on hard back up. I noticed the original pads were glued to the caliper on the finger side. When I installed the new pads I lubricated this surface, and put heavy lube at the edges. It was quite for a few days and its back. ...
2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L rear wheel alignment VIN: 4USCH3348Y
This vehicle was brought in with a rear wheel alignment problem. The rear wheel alignment is not adjustable although I have located the parts to add adjusters. The rear wheels have at least 6 degrees of negative camber and they are toed out about 1 1/2". I'm c...
2002 BMW 745Li 4.4L Steering VIN: WBAGN634X2
As mentioned, i removed engine to replace timing cover gaskets and all is well with that except for the servotronic malfunction warning on cluster with steering wheel emblem; chime also sounds for a couple of seconds when engine first started; warning on clust...
2006 BMW 325i 3.0L Timing VIN: WBAVB13556
Car came in with crankshaft central bolt removed, drive belt wrapped around the timing chain and the cams. Timing chain sitting on the crank sprocket with no bolt in it just dangling around inseide the engine. The drive belt somehow got pulled into the engine ...
1993 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham 5.7L brake lights VIN: 1G6DW5273P
Hi this car came to us with the stop lamp fuse blowing out.I have checked the taillights they all are good.I unplugged wire harness in the trunk fuse still pops when pressing on brake pedal.Anyone with some advise to where to go with this would be greatly appr...
2007 Cadillac STS 3.6L Unknown VIN: 1G6DW67787
I'm hoping someone has seen this before and can point me in the right direction, because I'm totally lost. Customer is complaining of a pulsating groan noise coming from the car starting around 40mph and getting worse the faster they go. Drove the car and hear...
1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WL54T8L
i have replaced the fuel filter fuel pressure regulator as well as the temperature sensor and car starts but stalls the fuel pressure drops to 35 psi any help would be great
1997 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GTEK19R1V
Vehicle after driving and warmed up misses at idle only,.Misfires are always recorded on cylinders 1,3,5,7. sometimes sets P0300 and sometimes sets bank 1 and bank 2 o2 sensor codes. Son replaced all o2 sensors twice. replaced plugs, cap and rotor, also replac... Trouble codes: P0300 (MISFIRE CODEtimes), P0430
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L 2-1 downshift VIN: 1CHC23101F
I have an allison trans. When it is cold it shifts fine. When it gets warm slowing down from 30mph and you get to the stop and if you wait 2-3 seconds you get a hard bang.if you give it gas as soon as you stop it's not in neutral but feels like your in 3rd. Th...
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Fuel Smell VIN: 1GNEK13T74
Customer complains of a fuel smell near the left rear wheel when she parks the car - confirmed. Could not find any TSB's in Alldata for this but found a couple of on-line postings for 2004 and 2005 Tahoes with the same complaint when I did a websearch. Unfortu...
2007 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L steering VIN: 3GNDA23D37
This should be an easy one for most of you, just want to make sure I have all the information before following up with the customer. I have two questions concerning this HHR. This HHR is like all other electric assist GM vehicles, random ( once a month ) loss ...
2008 Chevrolet Impala LTZ 3.9L shifter VIN: 2G1WU58338
Could not find a wire diagram for pigtail there are five pins on the solanoid and six wires on the pig tail. One pin was not used on the old connector. Could not find diagram for connector.
2002 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R42
Vehicle runs on 5 cylinders cold,when it is driven for about 15 minutes miss is almost completely gone, is 201 code a #1 inj code and #202 a #2 inj code two bad injectors? Have not removed the plenum yet to ohm them or ck inj pulse? Trouble codes: 201 (inj circuit), 202 (inj circuit), 562 (batt voltage), 700 (trans)
1994 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L Heat VIN: 1B7GG26X8R
Hi Guys, this is my personal rig. This truck has no heat and never warms up. I have had this problem for a little while now and can't figure it out. Has a new water pump, radiator, radiator hoses, thermostat and coolant. Here's the weird part. The truck never ...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 2B7HB11X8Y
Hey all got this van here that will shut itself down at operating temp. Its just like someone cutting the key off. If we hold the throttle open just alittle bit it will stay running. No codes are coming up in the computer. According to my tech he tried to indu...
2000 Dodge Caravan 3.3L instrument cluster VIN: 1B4GP44G4Y
Checked fuse 28(10 amp) at power distribution box, found it to be good and battery + running throught it. checked fuse 2(10 amp) at underdash junction block, found it to be good and power running through it with ignition on. removed instrument cluster and chec...
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R21
I have a 01 Dodge Intrepid 2.7 in my shop that has no spark. Another garage put a used engine in and could not get it to start,so it was towed to another garage and they could not get it to crank, the last garage put 1 used computer still no start, plus wiring... Trouble codes: P1389 (no asd relay output voltage at pcm)
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 TRX4 5.9L Dual Mass Flywheel VIN: 3D7KS28CX6
Vehicle has a bad vibration at idle (feels like a miss but its not) with the clutch applied or released. The vibration goes away above 1000rpm. The truck drives great with no other problems, no check engine light, no performance issues, no misfire, cylinder ba...
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L MIL Lamp on, Limp in VIN: 1FDKE0G0RH
Friends of the OBD I Ford, While I haven't lost my ass on this vehicle my Levi's fit much looser than they used to. This vehicle stalled at a light with smoke rolling out from the engine cover and wouldn't restart. I removed the ECM and found a -LARGE- burnt a...
1996 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTCR14X3T
The vehicle came in running fine except for a weak battery which was replaced. Immediately after this, the idle is high (1600) and is very slow to return to normal. If you sit with vehicle stopped, the idle will return to normal in about 7-10 seconds until you...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMCU22XVU
This car was droppped in my lap. The car floods every morning and if you clean the plugs it starts and runs the rest of the day. It will not start the next morning, with fouled plugs. I put a scanner on it and all looks good as far as temp, spark, injector pul...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L Transfer Case VIN: 1FTNX21S8X
Transfer case will not shift in to 4x4 high or low. Electronic controls. I can not come up with a good test for this one. When I have my scan tool attached the GEM module data shows that signal from the switch is being received, but the motor does not shift. I...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU041X1
Code in dicates a lean condition but monitioring datastream shows normal switching of all O2 sensors. No driveability problems. Fuel trims seem normal. Customer states that check engine light has been a problem since vehicle was new. My question is, is there a... Trouble codes: P1151 (HO2S B2S1 switchpoint indicates lean condition)
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Loses power VIN: 1FADFP34N5
I had the scope hooked to the fuel pump control FPDM. Back probed the circuits to pcm pins 1 & 7 and the circuit to the pump pin 10 and had a fuel presssure gauge attached to windshield. Every thing was fine for a few miles then I started to hear a clicking no... Trouble codes: P1235
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Running rich VIN: 1FDWF36Y05
This is our Roach Coach. Truck came in for its usually morning coffee break and driver said it just started running really bad and CEL was flashing. Customer knew of P0141 and P0446 codes and claimed they had been present for months. Truck also had P0300, P030... Trouble codes: P0141, P0446
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FTSX21P15
Hey guys this might be long so sorry in advance.This truck quit a month ago and the owner(a friend of mine)also a shop owner called me because he does not touch diesels.i checked the truck it had no hpop pressure,but it had good cranking engine oil pressure.go...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1HGCB7672P
I'm baffled, This car is overheating going down the road, sitting still it's fine and when it overheats going down the road you can put it in neutral and rev the engine to 4 grand and it cools right back down. I've checked all the hoses. The heater works great...
1997 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L passenger seat VIN: SAJPX1146V
I have a probelm with this Jag that is pretty common but is now getting un-common. The probelm is a draw from the pass seat module. Pretty standard issue. So, we replaced the seat module with a used unit (there is no longer new part available) but, we have the...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start, extended crank VIN: SAJDA01N82
Problem is intermittant. Have only experienced a slight extended crank. Customer states that before you would barely even hear it crank. It has acted up enough on her to make her think it wasn't going to start. Took a few tries. I have only the codes to go on.... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel system disabled or offline), P0460
2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L electronic park brake VIN: SAJWA01T85
I hope someone may have insight for me. The Alldata resource is lacking in a thorough explanation of this system. In a nutshell, using IDS I should be able to operate the park brake motor, engaging the vehicle in park should engage the brake automatically, and...
1992 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2J4FY69S8N
followed chrysler sevice manual , do not have 5 v reference from cpu pin 6 to map pin c or tps pin 1. Is this a damage pcm or do i have more testing to do? Trouble codes: 13 (no change in map), 14 (high /low map voltage), 24 (tps high/low)
2006 Kia Sedona LX 3.8L power steering VIN: KNDMB23306
when its cold steering is ok, then it gose out within 5 mins, and when u rev steering comes back, and it just got hit in the front, just bumper. no tsb's found
1990 Mazda RX-7 Convertible 1.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Hot Exhaust VIN: JM1FC3521L
Vehicle came in with poor idle quality hot and hesitation at highway speeds. The car runs ok at idle very little surging but when you put it in gear it almost dies and the rpms drop to like 400. when you give it gas it picks up with no misfires unless you have... Trouble codes: 13 (Pressure sensor fault)
2001 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Misfire, melted cats VIN: 4F2CU8121K
do it to your selfer did his own tuneup, truck ran fine for a few minutes then started missing. all cats were melted by the time i saw it. we had to replace cats just to get it running. ran rough, no codes. #2and#6 cyliner are over fueling. swapped injectors a...
2003 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle VIN: 4F2CZ06183
Thanks for the help. This Tribute came in with a trouble code P0507. Not much help there in nodata. Due to the description of the code I tested the signal to the IAC and smoke tested the engine. I found the IAC to be severly carboned so I replaced it. Customer... Trouble codes: P0507
2006 Mazda 6 Mazdaspeed 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1GG12L56
Car is now back in the shop 2 weeks after previous repair with P0300. Scanned system to find misfire happened during first start up. Monitor system and cannot duplicate any misfiring during test drive, idle, hard or soft acceleration. ECM has been checked and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire)
1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBHA28E7R
Please help me asap Thanks so much Trouble codes: 22 (Isc ea emergency mode this code is on ecm), 09 (Module N4/3 this code sets on the ea isc system)
1996 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: WDBFA76E8S
Does anybody know of a good/reliable rebuilder for mercedes sl600 Throttle actuators? The dealer wants $4082 for this unit..The part # is 000 141 55 25 This car is going to limp and ASR light coming on. It already had the wiring harness replaced and the passen...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23E7V
Engine light returns within 100 miles - two codes orginally p0170 and p0141. I thought it was pretty clear cut. Found vaccuum leak from broken tube from valve cover to intake duct at throotle body and threw a rear o2 in. Codes returned is it possble adaptation... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel trim b1), P0141 (B1s2 heater circiut)
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Lighting VIN: WDBKK49F41
I have this car here in the shop with the running lights and fog lights always on if i disconnect fuses 7,9and 10 light goes off or disconnecting the 21 gray connector of the light module. We replace the whole module thinking that it might not switch off worke...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L height VIN: WDBNG7J41A
Car came in right front suspension low.Replaced right strut.Compressor sounded laboring wouldnt raise car,replaced compresor and relay.Still wont raise car.Airmatic message,failed level calibration.We have a mb scanner but need to enter degress to calibrate.Wh...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 5.5L convertor VIN: WDB2110760
Have an e55 with bad vibration when lockup convertor comes in, this happens on light to medium load.Scanning shows no saved or current codes, customer thought it was engine misfire. (shudder) when driving with scanner i can turn off solenoid for lockup convert...
2008 Mini Cooper S Clubman 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WMWMF73508
Hell to all. We need some help with this mini cooper. Customer brought it in for replace spark plugs. Well it needs more than that I believe. It had these codes in it that I listed. We replaced the plugs and it still runs rough and surges at idle. Never worked... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304
2005 Nissan Titan LE 5.6L 1-2 shift VIN: IN6AA07AX5
Hi Nissan Techs, We have an 05 titan that goes into limp mode after being driven about a block or 2. It then sets the p1757 and p1759 codes. I have removed the pan and there is no debris and fluid is only slightly dark but not burned smelling. I see that the ...
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L Knock VIN: 1G3WH52HXF
Car came in with a miss and it had a bad left inner chain adjuster. Found compression on 1 & 3 cyl low but had the same presser 65 lb. Found that the head warrped a good bit. R&r heads miss was gone but there is a knock on the front of the engin and it is more...
2002 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WPOAA29932
This car came in for normal service. We noticed alot of timing chain noise from Bank 1. Replaced above mentioned parts and checked cam timing on both banks. Returned car to customer and next day it set a Check Engine light -Codes P0174,P0171, and P0507. Found ... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle Speed too high)
2001 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: YS3EH48G11
this saab is really pulling our hair out. It came from an auction and has never run well. The problem is it idles very poorly and misfires on every cylider randomly. driving down the road it runs fine. The owner has driven it probably about 400-500 miles. The ...
1995 Subaru Impreza LX 2.2L rear diff? VIN: JF1GC6357S
When turning hard and on the gas there is a shudder and is worse when cold. feels like it is in the rear diff. I have felt this in other Subarus but this is harder then the others. Is there a fix or service to fix this? Thanks for all the help.
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Misfire VIN: JF1BG9KEAV
We found a definite miss in Number 3 at idle and we notice a miss at light throttle. There is a slight noise in engine under revs almost like maybe a valve lightly touching a piston top. Found valve timing out one tooth and re set timing, made no difference to...
1995 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5L convertor VIN: JT2EL56E6S
Overdrive works very, very sporadically and I can't replicate the problem. I have changed the engine thermostat, n-safety switch, trans fluid {twice}. I have adjusted both the throttle valve cable and the accelerator cable. All visible wiring and connections l...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TIBF28B2Y
Tested wiring from ecm connectors to knock sensors okay. No opens and no shorts to ground. Ohm check sensors per mitchell both checked open from terminal to housing okay. We suspect bad sensors. No corrosion and wires check okay with intake manifold off. No si... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor bank 1 signal level too low), P0330 (Knock sensor bank 2 signal level too low), P0773 (Shift sol e electrical)
2007 Toyota Sienna Limited 3.5L rear heater VIN: 5TDBK22C07
can someone help - we took rear heater lines off no flow from the front at all - at the front we have hot on one side of the tsat and cold on the other - weve tried to bleed the system a number of times and installed a toyota thermostat any ideas
2008 Toyota Tundra 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TFMT52188
Working on a tundra that has water in it's air induction system repair is to replace air pumps and secondary air valves etc customer doesn't want to pay for this out of warranty.When p2445 code is set it goes into fail safe(limp mode) then there in 20% throttl... Trouble codes: P2445 (secondary air bank 1)
1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWCB515XL
I posted previously on this car and believed i had the problem beat as there was nothing in the ignition system to replace. I still have a no spark situation and no clue as to where to go next. Any ideas?
2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWDC21V82
The customer complains of a no start in wet conditions,usually when the vehicle spends the night at our shop it starts right up as allways grrr. We have been battling this problem for awhile so I had read similar posts on IATN. The last time it wouldn't start ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0303, P0725, P1780, P1850
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L warning light
HI Volkswagon Techs, I have a customer that is complaining of an intermitent gas cap warning, problem seems to accur only when the outside temp is below 50 degrees or when its very cold outside, customer says problem never accur's during summer months, usually...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L blower motor VIN: YV1VS29591
thanks for any help.01 volvo s40 blower motor not working in any position.a/c bottom not blinking.scanner does not comunicate with havc controler maybe scanner problem not sure do not work on volvo often.all wiring and component been checked.havc controller no...
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Electronic VIN: YV1CZ59215
Have a 2005 XC90 2.5T has a CEM 1A5F code for communication with the BCM signal missing. Car can in first time with code no active, fault traced and monitored everything thing fine. While test driving, messages and code came back, fault active when scanned the...

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2002 BMW 525i 2.5L right rear axle VIN: WBADS33462
Thanks for all your replies, finally on Monday, after going through a case of leak spray, I was "luky" to find/see the leak! Since the right airspring was not the leak, even with all the "cracks" I was sure it had to be in the pump-assembly. I took the pump as...
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L coolant fan VIN: WBAVB33576
the fix was the electric wather pump, when we tryed to bled the system we noticed nthat the electric water pump was ded...
1999 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Not sure VIN: 1G6KS54Y9X
Thanks to all who contributed info to my cause. After de-coupling the torque converter from the flywheel, we started the engine and had no noise. Coupled the converter again and had noise. Decoupled again- no noise. I was 90% sure at this point we had a flywhe...
1985 Chevrolet K15 Blazer 6.2L Starter VIN: 1G8ED18J0F
Thank you to all that replied to my help request. The starter on this vehicle is 24 volt and the ignition is 12 volt. There is a relay under the dash near the transmission tunnel that was to blame. The relay uses a 12 volt trigger to switch the 24 volts for...
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GCCS1447W
Well finally got the truck delivered,I got another pcm from the wrecking yard out of another truck w/2.2L that ran good and installed it,then it would start and die, so I sent it to the local dealer to flash the computor,they did and also found a bad wire con...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L battery VIN: 1GBHK39D76
i found that in order to get draw to go away i had to pull several fuses at the same time. the fuses were to radio, onstar, radio amp and another memory module. i suspected that the modules were not going to sleep with the battery in draw test mode. the batter...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14C08
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Rear Proprotion Valve VIN: 2C3AE66G31
Was able to use left side part #[...], just did not use hose that came with it, Thanks everyone that helped Joe
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L 1-2 shift VIN: 2C4GM68405
Sorry for taking so long to this, I just heard back from the customer. Thanks for all the valuable information. I almost feel like I've been to school. When she was here she could'nt leave it so I did the relearn again and she was going to bring it back in a c...
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L front crank seal push out VIN: 3A4FY48B27
I want to thank everyone of the 25 technicians that post a reply to this problem.Effectibly this vehicle had to much play back & forward @ the crankshaft .I got in contact with Chrysler the vehicle was out of warranty but they provide the crankshaft kit (crank...
1995 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L reverse VIN: 1B7KF26W5S
well this one is fixed took advise and removed od unit i should have known just was so frustrated i wasnt thinking strait.i found burnt direct clutches replace plates steels and big beefy 830 lbs spring all is well in again thanks to all that replied
1992 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU34X6N
Well problem is found. Customer wants fixed but has no money. Local VFW told me to dissassemble. Both lower intake and head gaskets leaking. Heads are at machine shop getting checked. Thanks to all replies, this system is awesome. Will add info once job is com...
1996 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Won'T Engage Into Gear VIN: 1FMDU32X1T
Thank You iATN members. I have repaired the Explorer transmission. My first automatic repair in over 25 years in the trade. Changing the fluid pump was the problem but I did run into a slight problem as apparently Ford used 2 different sized pump shafts. one w...
1999 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L driveline VIN: 1FMDU34E8X
This one is done. Thanks to all for the ideas. I didn't realize this model had soooo many problems. Inside the T/case the slider gear was worn causing the vehicle to jump into neutral under a load. The fork had some wear but I replaced the gear and ft case.Tha...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Surge, Cuts out, noise VIN: 1FTSW31PX3
customer could not leave vehicle for further diagnostics after i posted this request for help. he has not brought it back so i don't know if he has taken it elsewhere or is just living with the noise. sorry i could not post fix. thanks for your replies
2004 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU73K24
The vehicle had all repairs prior to coming to the dealership, after graphing I settled on a new fuel pump which fixed the momentary lag issue. The issue was so brief and pressures stay above 45#, which made it seem unlikely, a fuel filter did little or nothin...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L No power VIN: 1FDWF36515
Sorry for the late post and thanks to all who replied. This problem was the connector on the top of the trans near the housing that if not plugged in will. Trouble codes: P0060 (O2 sensor heater resistance bank 2 sensor 2), P0420 (Bank 1 cat. Efficiency low limmt.), P061B, P0742 (Torque converter clutch system stuck on), P0743 (Tcc system elecerical fault).
1999 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 7.4L long cranking time VIN: 1GTGK23J9X
Thanks for all the help ,I am going to close out this help . Since its my dads truck and trying to fix it on my own time . Majority tells me to check out fpr ,and injectors ,thanks to all for the helpful tips
1998 Honda Civic GX 1.6L Misfire VIN: 1HGEN1641W
Sorry guys, no technical info here. Just threw a computer at it and problem is solved. Had no bad patterns from CMP TD or CKP. Apparently there is something off inside the PCM but I couldn't prove it. I hate just throwing parts at things but sometimes when you...
2007 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L shake VIN: 5J6RE48577
thanks for allthe responses i decided to install the cv shaft first, i replaced it with a used shaft and the problem is fixed,
2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L blower motor VIN: KMHWF35H13
sorry for the wait. res fixed problem had to wait for dealer to get right part. there are two diff res for this car. one has 4 terms other has 3 terms can not tell by vin # the one you need must tell them how many terms on res. again thanks for help
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Brake Vacuum VIN: SAJJA42C7Y
Thanks to all for the feedback. The part is either being resourced from a new supplier or is out of stock at the supplier and will be a few weeks before it is available. The removal in installation seems straight forward an much like the power steering pump ...
2006 Jeep Liberty Sport 2.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48536
Thanks guys, even though the vehicle is not "fixed", it is working much better. The customer found a 4Wheel Drive Web site that listed a repair that is a little off the wall. They list an in tank fuel pump from a Cummins equiped Truck that with a little trimmi... Trouble codes: P0093 (Either Large Fuel leak or Fuel Rail Pressure Malf.).
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBRN40J33
sorry for the delay thought i had closed this anyway double checked everything we had done. everything looked ok talk to customer was used car lot they said they would take to auction did not want to spend any money. just got to love the car lots. i think the... Trouble codes: P0123.
2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S7Y
WEll Guys Thanks but this one went back to basics, Engine was sooo sludged, chain was stretched and jumped tooth on bank 2.. Found a great Used engine wuth 24k on it and swapped it out along with all 4 new 02 sensors.. that was 2 weeks ago and there has been... Trouble codes: P0175 (System too rich bank 1).
1976 Mini cooper sedan 1.8L dash lights VIN: XK2S1C3552
I'm calling this fixed. I found no problem and all circuts check out. I want to thanks all that responded and especially Ian and Chuck for the info on minimania.com. I used them for other repair info but didn't find a wiring diagram. Ken's reference to the MG...
2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 5N1AN08W26
2006 Nissan Xterra SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08U86
Thank you to the three replies i got. It ended up being the canister was full of dirt/dust. I dont understand how that much dirt/dust was in there except that maybe the vent valve was stuck open but I ended up blowing out all the dirt. Reinstalled it and drove... Trouble codes: P0448, P0430.
1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L 3000 rpm idle VIN: YS30M55B3R
Replaced throttle position switch and returned vehicle to client. It's been 2 weeks now and have not heard back from client. Appears to have corrected problem. Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel Trim Max value lean), P1172 (Idle speed conterol too high), P1675 (Internal control module malfunction).
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Engine Stall VIN: JTDDR32T0Y
One oem coil was defected. Thanks guys for all your help
2003 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on, very low idle VIN: 4T1BF28B53
Thank you all for all the help replies,the actual fix was a new OEM Toyota ECM,key emoblizer system on this vehicle has automatic ID programed into a OEM, ECM ( new) install OEM , ECM & place key into ignition, security light on dash will identfy & lamp stays ... Trouble codes: P00, 560 (Battery voltage to ecm circuit good), BB051.
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Lighting VIN: 3VWBR31C64
Thanks for all the replies. Per recommendations we: installed the VW revised electrical harness; installed a genuine VW bulb; notified the customer that the head light assembly should be replaced due to moisture build-up inside the assembly. And, by the way, w...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Head light, Wipers VIN: 3VWCM31Y05
Thanks guys, the ignition switch melted and it is the problem. found also some wiring burn, replace 4B0 905 849, Ignition Switch and repair wiring, car is FIX. Ronny.
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