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2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L cooling system VIN: WBABM5346Y
This car came in the shop after the customer added 1.5 Qts of oil to bring it up to full level.very thick oil/coolant sludge in cooling system . checked trans cooler ,no leaks .pulled head , no visible breach of head gasket . any thoughts will be welcome . Hea...
2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Air Bag System VIN: 5UXFB53576
My favorite IATN memebers, I have a problem with this X5 passenger seat occupancy mat. I am hoping that any BMW experts out there can help me. Scan air bag module system, found code 71, replace passenger seat occupancy seat mat. Trying to clear the air bag co...
2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Air Bag System VIN: 5UXFB53576
My favorite IATN memebers, I have a problem with this X5 passenger seat occupancy mat. I am hoping that any BMW experts out there can help me. Scan air bag module system, found code 71, replace passenger seat occupancy seat mat. Trying to clear the air bag co...
1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Low coolant light VIN: 1G4CW52L5R
Low coolant light remains lit. Coolant level ok. Voltages listed are taken at the oil level module. I am looking for proper voltage requirements at all pins on oil level module and/or strategy of oil level module system. When coolant sensor is disconnected- vo...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Cuts out VIN: IG6DM57N93
This car was towed in for a no start condition. Sat for hour and started up and drove in the shop. If you leave it run for and hour or so it will just die. Like someone turned the key off.Let it sit for and hour or so and it will start back up. No codes, fuel ...
1994 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WN14T4R
This problem started about two months ago but due to limited time to work on it because of the holidays i have been slow getting to testing some of it and may have forgotten something else i already tested and failed to mention. What happens is going down the... Trouble codes: ENG, ABS
1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L no crank VIN: IGCCS144SW
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2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Transfer Case, VIN: 1GCEK14T9Y
Ok this is my personal truck and would like some help, All of a sudden it started with this virbation. Virbation got so bad it cracked the transmission adpater where the t case bolts up, Replaced it twice, Now i have prevented it from breaking now it just alwa...
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GBJG31R9Y
The customer complaint is a stall followed by a no start. This van has done this several times in the last month. I have driven this van a couple hundred miles and only got it to do it once and only for one start. It would not start but when I tried it again i...
2002 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L trans case VIN: 1GNE19X72B
hi needing sum help service awd lamp on. code c0310 key on relay in control module clicks.5 volts at encoder motor a and b side.diconnect encoder motor 5 volts at plug a and b.check power and grounds at control module there good. switching control module on of...
2004 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT13X74
we verified the codes cleared and reset. went through the diag for p0135 assuming the cause might be the same for all 3 codes. the diag led us back to needing an ecm, and since we have had to replace ecm's for this problem in s-10s before it seemed reasonable.... Trouble codes: P0135 (HO2 Sensor heater performance bank 1 sensor 1), P0141 (HO2 Sensor heater performance bank 1 sensor 2), P0155 (HO2 Sensor heater performance bank 2 sensor 1)
2007 Chevrolet Corvette 6.0L roof
not my normal field of work, but,removed scratch,now must repair scratch resistant finish to match original. polycarbonate plastic has a coating on it that i can not identify. got stuck with this, one any help will be appreciated.
2007 Chevrolet Avalanche LTZ 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GNFK12317
Misfire is intermittent but always at an idle, itís not a hard misfire that you can always feel but instead it will only leave about 10 counts in 1 minuet sometimes it will take 10 min before it will even miss once, and while its missing you can just barely fe... Trouble codes: P0302
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L tire light VIN: 1G1AT58HX9
I am trying to reset the tire pressure light on this vehicle and am not able to put the system into learn mode. According to motor all data you need to use the remote transmitter to put the vehicle into learn mode. But the vehicle does not have a transmitter. ...
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L AC System Pressure VIN: 3C4FY48B12
I don't know where to start with this one. I have no cooling. When I read my gauges with the car off I show about 75 PSI on the high and low side. When the clutch engages with the car running, BOTH gauges drop to about 50 PSI and then the compressor shuts off....
1997 Dodge Dakota Sport 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B7GG23Y5V
When it rains it pours. this truck has come to us many times for this and I am at a loss. The issue is the idle will hunt at stops sometimes and sometimes it will stall if you let off the accel pedal to make a corner but resarts instantly. When cold IAC counts...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Oil VIN: 1B7MC33631
Constant oil leak from area behind injector pump where there is a bracket bolted to the block almost even with cylinder head to block mating line. Cleaned oil from block and even with engine off, it was still pouring out from this area.other than a head gasket...
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GG22X81
The truck came with a no start no communication with scanner and the fuel pump relay, ASD relay and RAD relay cycling on and off. Disconnected all the sensor and tranmission controls to check for shorted sensor didn't change a thing. Also disconnect the centra...
2002 Dodge Dakota SXT 4.7L head lights and parking lights and cluster VIN: 1B4HS38N62
early sunday afternoon unfortunatly not open for business, a friend called me and told me his headlights and cluster lights are flashing on and off. without any diag equipment, i heard a clicking noise from the fuse panel and noticed a relay in the fuse panel ...
2002 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L Starting VIN: 4B3AG52H42
Hello everyone hope you can help. Customer brought in a stratus 3.0 after putting in a tranny. Car wont start. Spark plugs are soaked and shot. Replaced with new. drove care but had to feather pedal to keep runnig. Air flow meter not reading correctly. Cust dr...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L primary chain tensioner VIN: 2B3HD6RX2H
vehicle is back many weeks after waterpump job with what sounds like chain and/or tensioner issues. noise does not appear till engine has warmed up, then the clatter begins. i do not remember seeing an oring on the tensioner the first time around. question is,...
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Steering VIN: WD2PD14434
Customer brought this van in after they replaced the rack and pinion with a complaint of steering jerking. Upon test drive I confirmed it jerks back to center in both a right and left turn. This problem did not began till after rack was replaced. They put on a...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Od Light On Od Cancel Switch Flashes During 1-2 Sh VIN: 1FTDX086XV
Customer brought this truck in with complaint of od light on shifter lever flashing sometimes. Truck shifts and runs well. Pulled codes and got those listed. Testing seems to lead us to all ok in the shop. Could this be a manual lever position switch problem?
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Electronic VIN: 1FTRE1420X
we got this van came in with the heater van works only at high speed, all fuses are fine no melted harnesses, we install new blower motor,new blower motor resistor,new fan control switch, & still doing the same, ohms all wires from the switch to the motor & to...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L center support VIN: 1FTWX33F1X
Please help me transmission techs. I just finished putting the pan on this transmission rebuild, with shift kit upgrades etc. I found a gasket in the rebuild kit that clearly goes between the center support and the sealing hub. (the two are attached with 3 sma...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L primary timing chain VIN: 1FTZR15E81
we are in the process of doing the primary timming chain(for 2500 to 3000 rpm rattle )with the ford service kit. upon disasembly no readly aparent damage to guide or tensioner. i want to replace it any way since it is apart, we have all the holding tools from ...
2002 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FMSU43F62
Customer installed new drain valve on fuel filter housing, since then the engine will not run, theft light is flashing. Cannot get any communication with the pcm. Can communicate with other modules. Checked everything in the area he worked in - could not see a...
2005 Ford E-250 5.4L Overdrive VIN: 1FTNE24L55
Hello again to you all. I have this electric company's Ford van in here, the transmission is not the Torque-shift, and I don't think it is the E4OD either. It has had this problem for a while. When driving down the highway it will randomly shift out of and the...
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FDAF56P55
well here I am once again deep into another for 6.0L. customer tows for me, we do his repair work. truck was towed in 2 weeks ago with the #8 piston blown through the side of the engine block. customer supplied a used motor with 15k on it, motor looked good, n...
1997 GMC Jimmy SLS 4.3L engine tapping VIN: 1GKCS18WOV
hello fellow tech's-i bought a 1997 jimmy vin # [...] owner said the vehicle blew a freeze plug ,replaced and also new cyl.heads,obviously blown head gaskets and cracked head but just one,i replaced both from repatable machine shop.Everything was fine unt...
2003 GMC Savana 2500 4.3L starter VIN: 1GTGG25V03
owner came back in this am and is having the same problem when wet when it is dry out it never stays engaged . he just turns key to the on position and it cranks in the on rainy days only ???
2007 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13S97
Please help. I have this Envoy that is kicking my rear. It sets a p060e after various driving times. Sometimnes as short as a few miles.Sometimes I have to drive it 40 miles. Last time the customer picked it up they drove it over [...]. When the code sets, ... Trouble codes: P060E
2003 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L start clutch or belt VIN: JHMES9665S
This car sits for 6 or more months out of the year. Every year it seems that the battery is dead when the owner arrives in FL. I know that is normal. This year after charging the battery, I road tested the car, and felt the judder, which occurs shortly after t...
2004 Honda Civic DX 1.7L heater VIN: 1HGES16384
car came in for no heat, checked heater hoses and one was 160 the other was around 80 degrees, figured heater core was plugged, so i flushed it back and forth several times and check for heat again, still very poor heat, pulled heater hose of and started car t...
2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L Charging VIN: KMHCG35C02
This vehicle was towed infor a no start no crank the alternator was not charging we installed a new battery and a reman. alternator.the charging system is now working fine however there are now sparks jumping across the rubber insulator of the crankshaft pulle...
2003 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D23
Hello to all, I have a pretty tricky one on my hands now. It is a very good customer of mine who is religious with repairs and service. On his way to work he said the car felt like it stumbled, cleared up, stumbled again, and died. He rolled to the side of the...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Ignition cylinder and shift interlock. VIN: 1J4GW58S7X
The ignition lock cylinder and the shift interlock intermittantly do not work properly. Sometimes the interlock works fine, but the key cyl. doesn't return to the lock position, but you can turn and start the vehicle. Other times the key won't turn to lock but...
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL 3.8L Low working pressure VIN: WDB1260226
This was a 280SE. Transmission was 722.300. We rebuilt this transmission - replacing all the seal rings, clutch plates and brake bands. But after reinstallation and test driving, the tranny seemed to start at 2nd but kicked down to 1st and start with a jerk at...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBCA2505K
1989 300sel cust. compliant is while driving vehicle loses power steps on gas and gets no response but notices economy gauge does move..i verified complaint when driving down the road and eng. warms up it begins to stumble (run rough) feels like when i acceler...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Stall VIN: WDBUF82J54
car had intermittant stalling ,, only code was crank sensor po 335 ,, INSTALLED NEW SENSOR AND RETURNED CAR TO CUSTOMER car returned today and had crank code again ,, checked wiring and harness ,, no metal found on sensor , car has low mileage and no other i...
1991 Mercury Tracer 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3MAPM10J4M
Hello, Narrowed this down to bad #2 cylinder, bad how?. Headscratcher: compression on ALL cylinders is 150psi. Pulled fuel rail, #2 injector shooting as it should. Spark is good to ALL. Intake and exhaust rockers hydraulic and rocking. Want to be sure beore th...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L No power @ highway s VIN: 2MEFM75W5X
Customer states vehicle has no power @ highway speeds . We have recently changed plugs , coil boots , fuel filter , & performed a fuel injection service on the vehicle . No codes present. Cannot duplicate customer concern. Seems to be an intermittent issue . I...
1995 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3CX52KIS
Head-scrathcher gentlemen, Vehicle runs and starts fine. After a few minutes, vehicle will say on the instrument cluster 'HOT/AC DISABLED'. Car will shut off going down the road, scan tool reads 195F when this happens, but something is making the computer thin... Trouble codes: P1406, P0740, P0112, P0101
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Shift interlock VIN: 1G2WP52K0X
Greetings IATN techs. This 99 Grand Prix, console shift a/t, has the usual shift interlock problem and needs the shift lever/switch assy replaced so you can turn the key cylinder to the lock position to remove the key. Right now you have to wiggle and jiggle t...
1989 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Engine
I am at a loss with this job. When I got the truck, the owners told me that it would stall on them. The engine was rebuilt by another mechanic about 20 thousand miles ago. That mechanic is now long gone. I found loose bolts everywhere, missing bolts, low oil p...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Excessive EGR VIN: 3VWRP69M73
I would like to reset the adatation for the EGR system for a little less EGR flow. I thought I read about doing it here but I cannot find it again . Has anyone here done it before. I think I need a login # and adapation numbers I have a Factory tool. Thanks ...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Transmission Fluid Pressure Sensor/Switch VIN: WVGBC77L04
Car came in with 17724 (P0840)'transmission fluid pressure sensor/switch' code. Performed continuity test of harness, then replaced suspect pressure sensor/switch. Test drove car and all was well. Then after four days of customer driving, car came back with sa...
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LZ564XW
I smoke tested this car and found no leakage. Customer tried a different solenoid from his other car and didnt change. I cleared code and it will come on as soon as you start the car. Any ideas? I dont know where else to go with it. Trouble codes: P0445

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Oil Temp Gauge VIN: WAUED64B81
Well we finally got customer to return, unplugged ABS module and checked gauge operation, no change with gauge. We took car to dealer for a second opinion, they agreed that cluster has an internal fault. Advised our customer what we had suspected from the ge...
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B22
I retimed the engine and the code still is coming back, I am going to swap the exhaust cam spockets to find out if the code follows the spocket. I will let you know what I find. Thanks to all who offered there great advice. Trouble codes: P0024.
2000 BMW 540i 4.4L brake lights VIN: WBADN6338X
Thanks everyone who replied. It turns out that the ignition switch had failed. I believe it to have failed because the BMW 540 has a "one touch start" and most people don't realize it so when they start the car they hold the key in the start position when it...
2004 BMW 330xi 3.0L ft end VIN: WBAEW53484
The lower control arms were the problem, as suggested. When we told the owner about the cost, he decided to trade in this car. thanks to all who offered help.
1976 Cadillac Eldorado 8.2L Mechanical
Thank you to everyone who responded to this post. After reading all the info you all sent I decided to take the timing cover off and take a look at the cam. Turns out the replacement cam gear is not as thick as the orginal. This little bit of difference allowe...
2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L headlights VIN: W06VR54R1Y
turned out to be a couple of things first we found a shorted out turn signal socket & high beam bulb installed incorrectly .It had enough of draw to short out headlight switch & multifuntion relay .we haven't heard from customer been gone a week ,I'm calling i...
1999 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBJ1861X
thanks for help run wire to injector runs fine ? on 102 splice my be in ecm did not check for burn ic board sounds good thing to check car was gone
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W11
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LT 6.0L 4x4 shifting VIN: 1GCGK13U41
Hello fellow technicians. I found that the new aftermarket encoder motor was faulty and I install 2 of them with the came results. I had retested all circuits and came up with the encoder motor again and installed a NEW GM encoder motor and all systems work ...
2003 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG25V23
o.k guys i want to thank all of you who responded to my help- this problems shows that even when you do ohms test the wires you cant stop there. i recheked & followed test per all data. followed yellow wire or ckp signal wire from side to side ,used power prob... Trouble codes: P0335.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCHK23103
Thanx for all the replies. To summarize the repair, all 8 fuel injectors were replaced as a set. We did not purchase the tool required to remove them, yet instead removed the rocker arms and shaft as an assembly keeping the end rocker shaft hold down bolts in ...
2004 Chevrolet W4500 Tiltmaster W4S042 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 4KBC4B1U94
Thank you Rob, Tom and Thomas for taking your valuable time to respond. U1041 code was the ABS module. So it went to the dealer because evidently need a new module and reprogram. As far as the isue with the key we didn't find nothing sense it only happend once... Trouble codes: U0107 (Lost com with throttle actuator), U1041 (Loss of EBCM/EBTM Communications).
2005 Chevrolet Colorado Sport 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT13655
after a head replacement still the same problem ,finaly the problem was the injector screen .they were full of dirt ,the owner tell me that i drove the truck for 2 months whitout the fuel cap so after a good injector clean up it ran fine .and that is weard be... Trouble codes: P0305 (Misfire cyl 5).
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LS 2.8L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS14846
drained all fuel from truck and refueled with high test.4 more platinum plugs and it started.We are not sure what was in it,looked like gas, smelled like gas but when burnt it smelt funny. thanks to all who said test fuel.
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L IPC backlighting won't turn off VIN: 1GNFK13037
This truck is working now but not fixed properly. I pulled the #46 radio fuse and the customer took back to his stereo guy who just moved the spaghetti around. He tied in to a different power feed, so I have to leave the #46 fuse out or the backlight problem ...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.0L Fast idle VIN: 1GCHK23K18
thanks for all the replies (10) we installed a new throttle body, drove it numerous times, 10to 30 miles at a time. we finally took it on a 80 mile trip, still no relearn. we took it to a friend of mine , who has a tech2 he relearned it and now it is fine. th... Trouble codes: P0121, P0690, P2119 (Throttle closed position perf), P0507.
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.3L blower motor VIN: 2C4GP54391
Thanks for all your input. I replaced the blower motor and so far all is well. Some suggested the blower module, the control head, and the blower motor itself. I did the motor and so far it is working. Thanks again. Randy.
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Electronic VIN: 2C8GM68474
2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B7HD2AN21
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L transmission VIN: 3D7KU28C34
thanks to all who took the time to reply to my request. there was two differant problems. 1.A reprogram at the local Dodge dealer fixed the horn blowing and lights flashing when put in gear. 2. there is an internal mechanichal problem with trans. we do not reb...
2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD0PE74647
The varible valve timing system seems to be working as it should. Several replies stated that these engines have issues with the timing chain. The car lot decided to sent this one back to the auction. Thank you to everyone who took the time to help with thi... Trouble codes: 1206 (Crankshaft/Camshaft 1/1 Timing Misalignment), 1210 (Crankshaft/Camshaft 2/1 Timing Misalignment).
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDKF38FOR
Okay, well we learned quite a bit on this one, im certain the IPR was the problem, but we replaced the high pressure pump and IPR and all is well, lit right up and runs just like the same POS this truck has always been, its got at least two marginal injectors,...
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15XOX
Thanks to all the responses I have recieved. I have not been able to get the truck back do to a death in the customers family. I am going to test the fuel volume and try to induce rich and lean conditions to guage o2 response when the truck returns. At that... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L battery VIN: 2FPZA54412
Hi guys, most said to install a meter and check actual amp draw and repost I actualy have not returned to that shop to work on it again but thanks for all the input I am rebuilding my tool base again after a chapter 7 so sorry for the crude test method. Thanks...
2003 Ford Focus ZX5 2.3L alternator VIN: 3FAHP37Z93
Replies were mixed: some said alternator comes out the top, others said the bottom. Actually, on this car, once the coolant bottle, the P/S reservoir (no hoses to disconnect on the P/S; the reservoir snaps out of its bracket, and swings out of the way), the fu...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality
Hello and thanks for all of the great replies to my request. After recieving such excellent tips, I threw myself into the diag once more. I tested compression across the board, tested resistance of entire injector harness ( testing from FICM all the way back t... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder 1 Contribution fault), P0278 (Cylinder 6 Contribution fault), P0284 (Cylinder 8 Contibution fault).
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08653
well... I still havent fixed the F150. I had some good suggestions. but I am still unable to fix it. I checked the exhaust backpressure on both sides. I swapped all the injectors from side to change. I swapped the oxygen sensors side to side.. no c...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSW21P25
So here goes the fix came in the way of a couple of things first off yes my egr cooler was leaking and cause oil contamination, which I'm no positive but i think this is why all eight injectors stuck shut. So the way that i determined that all eight injectors ...
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L Loses power VIN: 1FADFP34N5
Ok this concern was very very intermittent. Once in 10 to 15 test drives for a total of 240 miles. I am suspecting that the root cause was the alternator. Was not able to verify this. Want to be looking at power at fuel pump controller, alternator and powe... Trouble codes: P1235.
1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEJ1120R
Most everyone kept bringing up the stuff we all know about; ignition switch worn, FI main relay, distributor pickups, cap/rotor, etc. As it turns out, spraying water all over the distributor caused it to stall and not restart; apparently there was a leakage in...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Timing Belt VIN: CD5637TA11
thanks everyone for the help.removed the front motor mount.with some wiggleing and a little force it came off.had to replace it with a new one.had a hole in it from harmonic balancer.had to glue rubber gasgets.try to wiggle back in rubber gasgets came off.than...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC73E34
Ok, here's the deal. I was a little confused when I tested the system the first time, when I disconnected the hose AFTER the charcoal canister the voltage rose on the pressure sensor to 2.4 volts, as it should because the pressure sensor is on the tank side! I... Trouble codes: P0446.
2003 Jaguar S-Type R 4.2L Headlights VIN: SAJEA03V93
Thanks to several Techs out there and John [...] in particular...for posting the link for the simple repair. It involves drilling a small hole in the capsule and the use of a sheet metal screw to retain the innards of the capsule. My kind of fix...simple, eff...
2005 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L electronic park brake VIN: SAJWA01T85
It is fixed!! Thank you John and others for the input. I am going to detail some of the critical things that are pertinent to this particular cat. First never, cat or any vehicle for that matter overlook the basics. Power/grounds/inputs/outputs/can/serial ...
1995 Lexus SC300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JT8JZ31C9S
Thanks to all that helped out with this car problem.The fuel pump module and the ECU needed to be replaced,atfer running for 4-8 minutes voltage from ECU dropped out.The fuel pump control module never would stay at a 12 volts @ 1500-1800 rpm.Customer trading i...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L MIL Lamp on, Air pump fault VIN: WDBGA51G9V
Thanks to the guys that responded. Steve gave me a great suggestion and way of verifying O2 sensor condition by allowing a nice equally balanced amount of extra air into the exhaust by loosening the vacuum brake booster line, which confirmed good sensors. Alex... Trouble codes: P0410.
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Lighting VIN: WDBKK49F41
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer OZ Rally 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ86E23
Well, I had to ship it to the dealer. Yes there was a recall, But the customers didnt speak english and wanted me to just fix it. Well I guess the 03 Lancer is not J2534 complient. And I see in the Snap-On catalog that the Pass Thru Pro II is for 2004 and newe... Trouble codes: P0421 (Warm up efficency).
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L First Shift VIN: 1N4BA41E94
After going thru this transmission again we found that a bushing an the main shaft had moved inreturn plugging the torque converter feed port
2002 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.2L temp control VIN: 1GHDT13S02
Sorry for the delay in posting a fix, we still haven't got this back in to re-check it, several replies indicated a possible ambient temp. sensor problem which is what we will look into when vehicle comes back in. Thanks for the replies.
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