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2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G1WH52K33
Hello techs. Got another problem on a gm. This one got towed in. No start no crank. Security light, service vehicle soon, flash on message to right of cluster. Back and forth with key on. Airbag light will flash then stay on. Abs light never comes on. Only bra...
2005 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1GAHG39U05
this is a fleet vechile after this van sit's for a couple of hour's . it will not shift out of park .intell the van idles about ten minunet's then all is fine. this van can drive all day. no problems shut it off leave it for a couple of hours .same thing happe...
2006 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13T06
this is my bmx team manager his wife s tahoe, another shop had replased tcs switch for problem i scanned got codes u 1026 and u 1041, no no code tips with soluse pro any gm techs shed a little insight i dont want to throw parts at this. sorry for not a lot of ... Trouble codes: U1026, U1041
1993 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Caliper VIN: 2B4GH4538P
Is this possible? After performing a brake inspection and advising the customer of a frozen front brake caliper, the customer declined repairs. We have documented wheel torque specs signed off by 2 techs. The customer continued to drive the vehicle. A couple o...
1997 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Power windows VIN: 1FMCU24X9V
Hi all and thank you in advance for any help. I have a 97 Explorer that the drivers power window does not work. I have tested the switch and window motor. Both test good. I have a Haynes manual that shows the power controlled through a "one touch module" Does ...
2005 Ford F650 6.0L No Start VIN: 3FRNF65C05
I have no way to pull codes or data on this truck, although there is a 16pin DLC I cannot access anything through it, and I don't have the ability to connect to the round DLC which has me handicapped to say he least! This is NOT a low or high oil pressure lea...
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Passenger seat airbag VIN: 1FMEU73E76
I have this Explorer with an intermittent air bag light.When I scanned for codes I got a B2290(Occupant Classification System fault).I am using a Pegysis scanner with the latest software.My problem is I do not get any PID Faults for this specific code B2290.Th...
1997 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCE6645V
Hello Everyone, this car has been a thorn in my side for years. When purchased about 5 or 6 years ago, it set a code PO108 with no symptoms. Shortly thereafter it would occasionally stall and hesitate. I have had the car many times never to experience the symp... Trouble codes: P0108
2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL58556
hello iatn members have this diesel jeep keeps thrown code p0401 low flow,how does this system monitor the egr postion,is it through the throttle vavle or do i have just typical clogged passage ways,need help please thanks bud
2004 Nissan Quest SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 5N1BV28U14
Hi thanks in advance. This vehicle was towed into the shop with a no start problem.2 days before it came in with an egr code excessive flow detected the customer said that it had quit while driving,got it towed to another shop they scaned it and found the egr ...
2006 Saturn Vue 2.2L Re-Flash VIN: 5GZCZ33DX6
The issue is not with the diagnosis but with reprogramming the new BCM. When trying to re-flash the (either old or new; more on that in a bit) BCM an 4399 error code comes up in TDS. I was on the phone with tech support for a few hours trying to solve this; th...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L engine VIN: WBACG8328T
I am closing this post with the words sortof fixed because to do it the right way we would have to replace the engine block and the customer cant afford that. The customer has been out of work for over a year and the holiday thing plus the 1996 BMW well i...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L steering rack gear VIN: 1G6DM57N03
Thanks for all your advise. I replced the rack again and all is good. This is what I always hate, a part problem wasting my time second guessing and twice the work.
2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 3.0L Security
Thanks to all that responded. I tried all of the tips that I could via the phone to my daughter (disconnecting battery, several differnt key/fob movements) and nothing would bring this out of the security lock out. Since I am 1400 miles away she is having th...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Sorry for the long fix summary. Charles from NJ was right! The whole time i was chaceing #6 cyl for the missfire (it was #6 cyl) but the DAM #6 fuel inj is under the intake manfold in the back!!!WTF...The whole time i was checking the wrong (#5 inj)! The front...
1987 GMC V1500 Sierra Classic 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GTEV14K1H
Fuel pressure was very low (6 psi) when cold. Installed new FP and problem is gone. The truck does have a very small intake leak (lower) thats needs to be address also. Thanks for the help!
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L speedometer VIN: CD5637TA11
Thanks for all the help.There were two screw up above the radio.Removed them it poped right out.Again thanks
2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG66861
the customer just returned whith the car and I replaced the canister vent valve/solenoid and drove car through a drive cycle and rechecked with no codes thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: P1457.
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L Lack of power VIN: WDBCB20C6F
The suggestions I received mostly mentioned checking the vacuum system from the manifold to the enrichment solenoid on the pump. This was done, and there was no improvement. Boost was also checked at a port next to the vacuum port for the enrichment system, ...
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L No Start VIN: WMWRE3345T
Most replies suggested checking for water contamination of the electrical connectors in the kickpanels, and for clogged sunroof drains causing the water leaks. One responder mentioned disconnecting the battery to reset the modules. The customer also confessed ...
2002 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Electronic VIN: JN8DR09Y62
it is just amazeing what one can do when one is left alone for a while . this hurry up and get an answer 5 min after a car comes in to the shop . is b.s. i told the service manager give me the time to look at his s u v or stuff it . well guess what it turend o...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L headlights on chime VIN: 3VWTE29M9Y
As everyone suggested , I did in fact check the LF door switch function. Everything related to that switch seems to work properly, including interior lights, door open/shut indicator on cluster and fuel pump prime. Unfortunately, I havent seen or heard from th...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C21
Hello All Thank you all for all the reply on the 2001 VW Bettle that the engine quit after the cruise control is turn on, i have checked the Manifold Temp sensor as per ALLDATA and find it out of speck so i replace it, i have also check the connector at the... Trouble codes: 16839 (large evaporative system leak), 16500 (engine coolant temperature sensor G62 implausible signal PO116 I have installed a new update), 17978 (engine start blocked by immobilizer P1570 intermittent), 17743 (Engine torque monitor 2 control limit exceeded P1335 intermittent).
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