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1993 BMW 325i 2.5L heater VIN: WBACB4311P
car came in and has on heat from heater removed heater valve and it is completely open i started car with valve removed and found that very little coolant flowed from the hose that runs under the intake manifold that is the supply for heater core so i removed ...
2005 BMW X3 2.5i 2.5L Radio VIN: WBAPA72090
Good afternoon, i have this bmw i don't know the procedure of recoding the radio to the car. The radio on the screen saids desabled. I have tried to scan the car with auto boss but there is no communication. Any help would be appreciated on how to code the rad...
2006 BMW 323i 2.5L compressor VIN: WBAVA76040
First off this is an E90 320i wih an N46 engine, Vehicle presented with no interior cooling. Carry out scan on IHKA no codes, Data stream: system pressure = 0 Bars. Scan JBE (behind glovebox) no codes, data stream: system pressure 7.1 Bars. Carry out activatio...
2006 BMW 330xi 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAVD335X6
Bmw techs this one is getting personal. This 330xi came to me with a cel on and the above faults stored.i checked fuel pressure 75 psi, smoke tested for air leaks, found intake runner control on underside of intake manifold had a very large air leak. I replace... Trouble codes: 2C32, 2C2C, 2C7F, 29D1, 29D0, 29CC
1993 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB54T9P
this vehicle came in with 13,15,23,32,42,66 codes, and i knew that these cars has a history of problem with there computers, so i took another one out of another vehicle that i know is running ok (93 camaro -[...])and for some reason it is showing the same ... Trouble codes: 13 (15 -), 15 (21 -), 21 (22 -), 22 (24 -), 24 (32 -), 32
2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L Wheel Speed Sensor VIN: 1G6KF57952
when vehicle hits a bump the abs light illuminates and sets a code c1235 right rear wheel speed sensor open or shorted i replaced the right rear hub assy. with a new wheel speed sensor from the dealer and the problem still exists. this problem is very intermit...
2006 Cadillac SRX 3.6L No Start VIN: 1GYEE637X6
Hey guys, My customer says that his vehicle has a flooded condition (his description) after every fill up at the pumps. It doesn't matter what temp the engine is at. He even tried only filling to half and it still happens. The vehicle has no codes and runs fl...
1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, No power VIN: 1GCCS144XS
Engine starts but idles very roughly; engine will not rev and has no power at all; had codes 32, 33, and 34 stored; modis shows 66 degrees spark advance with key on, engine off; 33 degrees advance at idle; "knock" reading constantly ranging from 0 - 300 with k...
1996 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport 5.7L brake pedal VIN: 1G1YY2257T
I have replaced the master cylinder twice and I still have a low pedal only on first stroke of pedal and it slowly drops. I have also locked lines pedal still drops. I plugged master cylinder where lines connect pedal is good and solid. I am down to the modula...
2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Keyless entry VIN: 123XN67890
Hi Techies! I have a 2000 corvette with keyless entry problem. It seems the system loss memory on new registered remote. one remote can be resync but will not work if you wait for a minute and trying to use it again. Another remote just cannot be learned by sy...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23225
Help please duramax gurus. This truck intermittantly will not have enough power to pull itself off a stop. Died at idle once. Codes P0101, P0102, P0299, P0401, P0404, P0670,P0700, P1404,P2563, U0105. I cleared codes and none came back. P0101 returns after a sh... Trouble codes: P0101, P0102, P0299 (turbo underboost), P0401 (Insufficient EGR flow), P2563 (Turbo boost control sensor performance), U0105 (Lost comm with FICM)
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14X95
this truck was towed in, customer said they ran out of fuel, put fuel in tank still no start. checked fuel pressure, 60 psi good pressure. checked spark at coil no spark at coil. connector has battery voltage and is getting signal from pcm. replaced coil, stil...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LT 6.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GCHK23226
Thanks for any help on this. I have this 06 6.6 duramax with a coolant leak that is coming from some place above the starter, runs down the spacer between the transmission & block. I can not see where it is coming from without taking things apart & I have neve...
2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 5.3L Rear Defrost VIN: 2G1WL16CX6
The rear defroster in this thing wont work. I have battery voltage on the purple power wire at the grid but as soon as I plug it in it goes to .000 volts. I also have a good ground on the other side of the grid. Fuse and relay both test goodand voltage stays t...
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Tailgate Motor VIN: 1GNFK16327
Customer complaint of rear power liftgate not working. Tailgate opens normally by hand. If you press the key fob or tailgate release on dash the tailgate unlocks and makes the buzzing noise like it is going to open but it does not. When the tailgate is opened ...
2008 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDV23W48
This has been an on going issue with the check engine light on. This is a taxi vehicle that puts on lots of miles. We have seen the van five times now and have had slightly differnt issues every time, bu the p1174 code is the only one setting now. It takes the... Trouble codes: P1174
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY4BB41
This vehicle came in with the MIL on and a P0505 (Idle Air Control Motor Circuit Malfunction) set. This is a one-trip code and would reset within a few blocks after clearing. I checked all four IAC circuits with a labscope, wiggle tested the harness and connec... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Air Control Motor Circuit Malfunction)
2005 Chrysler Ram 2500 5.9L engine VIN: 3D7KS28C65
Hi Guys, I hope this is an easy one. I have a customer with a 2005 Ram 2500 w/5.9L diesel. The motor has one bad cylinder, and with the mileage it has(almost 200k), he is interested in replacing the motor with a good used one. We located one out of a 2006, I w...
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L Air bag VIN: 3A8FY68896
Hey all, got this 06 PT Cruiser that we installed a heater core in. Now there are 8 air bag codes with communication errors. The codes are U0163-comm to nav control module, u0255-front display interface, U0202-right rear door, U0201-left rear door, U0241-auto ...
2007 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L Stall VIN: 2A4GP54L77
Replaced all plastic harness ends, no wire spliceing. Just need to know if a used pcm can be reflashed?
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L 4th gear VIN: 1B4GP54L5T
hi techs. this trans. came all burnt overhaulled i change the solenoid pack sonax all went good for a couple of weeks until it went for a long trip came back sliping in forth gear i opened it up and found the OD fritcion slightly burnt and one of the 2/4 disc ...
1997 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Transfercase VIN: Y4VS245208
I was just wondering if a loud wine coming from the 231 transfercase is a commen problum. Please only respond if you have had issues like this. Thanks
2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.9L drain plug VIN: 1B7GG2AZX1
priviuos repairs were done 2 years ago . but this time last year drain plug on radiator blew out replaced blew out again after a week . out side temp was in 30 to 40 degrees.another shop then put on the second t-stat and water pump and by this point it had bee...
1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP50U2N
ok,here goes, i have no pewr to the pink/black wire to fuel pump,engine will start and run if i supply power at the inertia switch,wich i did to get into shop. koec i dont get power at the pink/black wire at ccr module either. next checked power at lb/o wire a... Trouble codes: 116 (Ect or eot sensor out of range), 636 (Trans oil temp sensor), 114 (Intake air temp circuit out of range), 542 (Fuel pump circuit open eca to ground), 543 (Fuel pump circuit open batt. To eca), 512 (Kam test failure)
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L torque convertor VIN: 1FMZU34E5W
Help Ford transmission techs.I'm helping a friend at local trans shop.He has this explorer that came in with a flashing overdrive lamp and slipping.He found a blown torque convertor[internally came apart] metalized transmission fluid and a P0741 code.He repair...
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15X8X
Heads up ford techs, need some info. Truck came into the shop customer complaining about the #4 spark plug fowling out after 1000 miles everytime he replaces it. customer has replaced himself the plugs(motorcraft), wires and coil pack. the plug is not fuel fow... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire 4 cylinder)
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Fisher plow VIN: 1FMDU74E4Y
Hello guys, I have a problem with a plow. its a 6-1/2 foot fisher. I don't know much about plows. the plow goes up and down fine. it also goes the right. but when i want it to go left it goes right. it has the three solinolds. how it is supose to go left. with...
2002 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE35L32
At my end with this one, A fleet box truck came in for running rough, checked for codes, none. replaced cyl hd gaskets and intake manifold gasket, runs rough at idle and has no power also running rich due to fuel trims @ 33.3. compression test ok, could not fi...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L high pitch noise VIN: 1FMZU73E52
high pitch noise sounds like it is coming from under hood fuel trims are good this happens on light acceleration
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSW31P1P
This truck came into my shop with code p2285 ICP sensor problem so I replaced the sensor and the code cleared.About 2 weeks later it came back with code p2290 low ICP.I removed the IPR and found the screen missing,so I installed a new IPR and road tested.I mon...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Engine VIN: 1FTNW21P54
Locked up engine! towed in, customer claimed it died while driving soon after leaving work, claims he heard a "grinding" noise of some sort just prior to engine stall. No sign of lack of lubrication, crank rotates smoothley both directions about 350 degress th...
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP34N07
Hey fellas - i got this focus with a mil light on (p0171 system too lean bank 1). Will not pass state inspection due to this. Engine also idles a little rough. Initially smoke tested and found leak from the area of the intake manifold runner control actuator (... Trouble codes: P0171 (System too lean bank 1)
2007 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L "wrench light" VIN: 2FAHP71W57
Intermittently while driving the vehicle will "buck" or "lurch" as though the differential is locking up (according to driver). When this occurs, a small wrench light on the dash will illuminate but the pcm will not store any codes. Cannot find this wrench lig...
1995 GMC K1500 Sierra SLT 5.7L pcm VIN: 2GTEKI9K3S
Has anyone tried to update a 1995 GMC pickup to 1996-1998 vortec engine, pcm and all underhood wiring? We have a donor vehicle. We what the newer PCM because it is laptop programmable.
1999 GMC Yukon SLT 5.7L Transfer Case VIN: 1GKEK13R8X
Ok, we have this vehicle super clean and low mileage. Customer stated service 4WD light would occasionally flash. My tech found codes related to the encoder. Tried a new one and it jammed up and blew the fuse. I thought the aftermarket one may be junk so got a...
2004 GMC Sierra 1500 4.8L Instrument Cluster VIN: 2GTEC19V44
all gauges, tach and speedo are inop. t/s and hazard indicators flash. b+ and ign 12v present as well as ground. no scanner comm to ipc, comm ok to all other modules. oem radio works properly. bcm & airbag mods have u1000 fault codes but not problems so i gath...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L temperature gauge VIN: 1HGCG3258W
Hope somebody has seen this before. Car came in from used car lot. Complaining of temp gauge going past hot after about a minute or less of starting motor. Tested system found bad temp sender and replaced didn't help. Checked for shorts to ground/power none, a...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2HGES16592
HELP! needing some help from the honda techs out there! car came in shop on the hook,with a start and stall problem.have checked fuel pump/pressure and is within specs,has no codes showing at all,have done compression test checked ok,no blockage in exhaust or ...
2003 Honda S2000 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMAP11443
This car came from another shop that with in a couple of months replaced the fuel pump,filter,pressure regulator,map sensor,IAC valve,spark plugs and pcv and had the computer re programed.The car came in to me for lack of power on acceleration.What I am findin...
2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L heater VIN: 1HGCM826X3
this system has dual temp hvac and pass side cold drivers will go hot or cold . i try to pull codes through control head and i get nothing . my master tech is not updated to pull codes . any help before going into dash would be great. the coolant is full and t...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L Slippage VIN: JNRDR09Y61
Customer says transmission slips from 2nd gear to 3rd. Test drove vehicle and found that transmission flares going from 2nd to 3rd when cold, won't do it sometimes after warmed up.There are no codes in engine or trans. Fluid level is fine and there are no leak...
2006 Infiniti M45 4.5L valves??? VIN: JNKBY01EX6
Vehicle towed to shop. Vehicle had substantially noisy motor- noise sounded to be on passenger side bank.customer stated engine started making noise after harsh acceleration on freeway. Noise was very loud at idle and sounded as there was catostrophic damage d...
1996 Jaguar XJS 2 2 4.0L Blolkwer motor VIN: SAJNX2740T
When the blower motor wouldn't shut off here at the shop, I removed the fuses from each side. The left fuse had no effect, but the right fuse removal stopped the blower fan motor. The rest of the system seems to run normally. The low temperature is explained b...
1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L Electronic VIN: 1J4FT28SXT
hello fellow members, i have this jeep cherokee that intermittantly will flare going into 3rd gear and sometimes it will go into limp mode taking off in 2nd or 3rd. if you cycle the key it will operate fine again. this happen intermittantly otherwise the vehic...
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L Cuts out VIN: KNDJA72301
Hello all, I have this Kia with high mileage with a code P0303 that sets itself at random. It is a "true" misifre when it occurs but does go away again and there is no "pattern" to this. Repair history: 1) Checked compression.. all cyclinders over 150PSI. 2... Trouble codes: P0303
2007 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.0L parking brake VIN: SALLAAA447
There is a very loud noise after releasing the electronic parking brake. It will last about 3 or 5 seconds and it is really loud. Rasearching on google (!) I found several similar cases. All of then regarding bad electronic parking brake assembly. I bought a...
2007 Mazda 3 i 2.0L Compressor VIN: JM1BK12F07
Hello techs. Happy New Year to all. I have this one with a strange noise wich is produced at the compressor. Pressures are OK( Low 27, hihg 225), when the clutch engage the compressor starts to work and work ok, but when the clutch cycle (disengage, the hub tu...
2000 Mercedes-Benz E430 4Matic 4.3L abs module VIN: WDBJF83J2Y
This E430 has a esp bas lights that come on every time you start to drive the vehicle.I have tested powers and grounds at the esp module and all are ok. there is a tsb in Alldata that relates to an updated module but the part # [...] is not listed. module...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L remote keyless entry VIN: 4JGAB72E71
Hello fellow techs, thanks for reading. This has been an ongoing problem for a while. The vehicle was bought used with two functioning remotes but both would only work when very close to the vehicle, at most 5 feet. I replaced both batteries in both remotes an...
2002 Mercury Villager 3.3L cruise control VIN: 4M2ZV11T32
Cruise control will work fine 1st thing in the AM, and continue working for miles. On a long trip, or if he makes a stop, the cruise will quit. When he tries to engage it again, the light flashes at him when he pushes the 'engage' button but won't engage. If h...
2006 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Suspension VIN: 4M2EU36E76
Hey Ford guys/gals. This truck has me puzzled for a direction of repair. Excuse my lack of diagnosis but I dont even know were to begin lol. The front suspension is binding. Driving it, it feels like you are driving a lowered car.(and the suspension height is ...
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WP52K91
2nd help request it 2 days! On this Pontiac the Air Pump keeps filling up with water. This time of the year it turns to ice and pops the fuse on a regular basis. I knew about the air intake TSB that relocates it to under the hood, so we made that change. The a...
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Defrost VIN: 1GMDX03E62
This Montana is killin us! Here's the skinny: Comes in for no heat. Find bad t-stat, replace but the heat still is not what it should be. Pull heater core and its partially plugged, replace and return to customer. Comes back three weeks later heat quit, find l...
2003 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G2HX52K43
A Simple 3.8 has me buffalo'd. This car will give a hesitation (less sharp than an ignition miss) under very light throttle in drive or overdrive with torque converter clutch engaged. Engine must be fully warmed up. RPM never changes and all data on the scanne...
1985 Rolls Royce Silver Spirit 6.7L voltage regulator VIN: SCAZS42A7F
charging system has been modified, customer want it returned to original,has had a gm self exciter installed, we cannot find a wiring diagram or a locator for this veh, any help apreciated
2003 Subaru Outback 2.5L a/t temp light VIN: 4S3BH67563
Good evening Subaru techs everywhere.I am having problems with this car,We removed the engine for repair,reinstalled it and runs perfectly,road test, shifts fine,but i have the a/t temp light that is flashing at a rapid rate.I checked for codes with my scanner...
2005 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Brakes VIN: 4S4BP61C35
This is my sons preschool teacher so i owe her. she told me a couple of weeks ago that the abs and mil came on and err55 was displayed by odometer. I checked and cleared some strange codes. It worked fine for a week then did it again last week. I took it this ...
1986 Toyota Corolla LE 1.6L Cooling Systems VIN: JT2SV12E6G
Thanks in advance fro all of your help. this came in with a coolant leak, we found that one of the freeze plugs had a hole in it, the Radiator had busted from the combuston gases so we know that the Head Gasket is blown, so we replaced the Freeze Plug Water pu...
2000 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF22K8Y
Good Morning, Hopefully someone can help with this one. We have a 00 Camry V6 with immobilizer codes. However the vehicle does NOT have an immobilizer function.No chip key/transponder. Came in 2 weeks ago with same problem. Disassembled the ignition area and c... Trouble codes: B2796
2000 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L EFI / AF relays VIN: 4T1BF28B5Y
The EFI and AF relays click until the battery goes dead. If the engine is turned off and key removed right away, clicking will start right away. If you wait for a minuite after turning engine off before removing key the clicking starts after a while (don't kno...

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1990 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WBAHC2316L
Hello everyone, I think this one is fixed. Must you tech's suggested to look at the plug under the intake. It look like some coolant had leaked on it. The reading at the temp. sensor and the readings at the ECU connector where considerably different. After cle... Trouble codes: 45 (Engine coolant temp sensor), 40 (Ac compressor).
2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFB3347Y
ok so i found how to fix this code, the sensor gear on the front of the cam magnet on bank 1 was set to factory alignment which keep set this code so using the Autologic i moved this sensor gear in till it was in the correct position to not set the code, just ... Trouble codes: 033 (function camshaft control inlet bank 1).
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L t-case VIN: 1GCEK19T73
well time goes by and was working with jasper on this truck come to fined out the t-case motor needed to be programed to the truck reflashed the tcm and all is working now thanks for all the help
2006 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13T06
thanks to all how replied i did the tsb repaire and no concerns by his wife been a while no call backs i started cheep first. the economies still tough. thank you iatn Trouble codes: U1026, U1041.
2008 Dodge Avenger SE 2.4L Starting VIN: 1B3LC46K08
Thanks to everyone who sent help. B. [...] your advice was spot on, We removed the throttle body to access the starter and found that we had 12.2 volts at the battery cable on the starter and that when we turned the key the TICM module sent 12 volts down the y...
1988 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Starting VIN: 2FTJW35G6J
Thank you to all that replied. I put a new battery in the truck and a ground cable from the starter to the frame. and the cust has not had a problem.
1996 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y3T
well after pulling my hair out on this vehicle I found it had two bad fuel pumps, replaced both pumpsand fuel pressure is at 50psi and the lean codes are gone. Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15X5X
well i replaced the o2 sensor fuel trims normal still has a bit of a miss but told customer that it is probly due to the other head its been gone for 2 weeks now customer is happy. thanks for all that replyed
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTSW31F92
This issue was extremely intermittent but going over all power and ground points found the culprit. Bill from Michigan was dead on. The main power supply to the junction box that comes off the left hand battery joints two fusible links on the left hand fende...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L pcm and starting VIN: 1FAFP52283
Well unfortantly this customer can't afford to replace the pcm and reprogram it. It was towed home. I am very confident that the pcm is bad and I was going to check the dpfe before installing the new pcm. I guess I'll just have to wait and see if they bring ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTSW31F13
thanks for all the advice.we found some wiring that someone had tried to repair,and made the correct repairs to the ,this cleared a few issues up.also put the old "BLACK CMP SESOR" in, cylinder contribution faults for #3 and#8 disappeared,still unable to get ...
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMCU491X5
Thanks everyone, for your help! Spent a little more time with some 2+2 after an overnight soak. Had bad lower intake manifold gaskets. Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0174 (Bank 2 lean), P0106 (Map sensor).
2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP24135
2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Cam Timing VIN: 1FMDK02136
thanks to all who replied - front cam timing had jumped - engine was very sludged up - replace engine w/ 45K unit - did my shop & customer a favor - back on road again
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1FTWW31P76
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.7L No Start VIN: 1HGCE66695
Well we are going to call this one fixed. One of the only things we could not verify was fuel quality, we drained the tank and refilled, and the car started 90% better. The customer was more than happy with the results, and we were more than happy to see the t...
2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Stall VIN: 2HKRL1862Y
thanks to all the guys that help fix this this van the problem was the the cam sensor i repalce the sensor problem went away thank yous guy
1988 Jaguar XJ6 3.6L Glass VIN: SAJHV1545J
Most of the responses indicated that the window could be raised by accessing the main wires to the motor at the door switch. I would have followed that advice, but, as I worked on the driver's door, I noticed that the existing door switch was intermittent o...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Cuts out, no power VIN: SAL1234567
Thanks all for the information, two days after I placed this post, customer took vehicle and will return at a later time and has not, call today and said she was gonna trade it in so i did not fix or had the chance to implement a couple of your suggestion... T... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition module primary circuit CYLINDER 1), P0352 (Ignition module primary circuit cylinder 2), P0353, P0354 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 4), P0355 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 5), P0356 (Ignition module primary circuit Cylinder 6).
2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start, extended crank VIN: SAJDA01N82
Well the car is fixed and the customer is very happy. The fuel pump module, (Pump & Sender Assembly) took care of both codes and the extended crank/ NO start. I wish I had better info to share but I really don't know for sure why the 2 codes worked together ... Trouble codes: P1233 (Fuel system disabled or offline), P0460.
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S5Y
unfortunately . i never figured this one out . fuel pressure remained the same thru the misfires , waveform on cam and crank sensor were good . running compression test good , removed fuel rail and all injectors and found no rust inside , dial indicator on all... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0303, P0305, P0306.
1992 Lexus ES300 3.0L All shifts VIN: JTAVK13T3N
Rechecked TV cable adjustment and found to be adjusted correctly. Removed transmission pan and found metal debris in valve body. After receiving 3 bad transmissions from an unnamed source, we spent a little more money and got a remanufactured transmission from...
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L keys VIN: JT8BF22G6D
this one was sort of strange from get go.customer told me keys were lost n when i contacted lexus dealer key was not too much i took chance n got me a wedge n hit electric lock n quickly pulled handle like atn member sugested n it worked.low n behold the keys ...
1999 Lexus LX470 4.7L climate control VIN: JT6HTOOW6X
Wow, thanks foe the help. Several of you were right on. We pulled down more of the dash and sure enough found a temp sensor with a loose plug. Not sure how it got that way? It was the first time we saw the truck. Reconnected the sensor and all is happy. Talke...
2006 Lexus RX330 3.3L Audio VIN: JTJGA31U26
The fix was the stereo amplifier. The system is a "Mark Levinson" system. The amplifier is located behind the right rear seat and is accessible by sliding the rear seat forward (yes, they slide) and removing the clips from the carpeting and then you can see t...
1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Stall VIN: JN1CA2101T
thanks for all the help . i checked the maf readings . had some glitches ,so i replaced the sensor. fixed the problem.thanks again.
2004 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BL11D65
Thanks to all that replied to this request. I have delayed closing this request because I wanted to make sure it did not return. It has been a few weeks now and all is ok. On bank1 rear converter the heat shield was missing and at the spotweld locations wh... Trouble codes: P1273 (Air/Fuel Sensor1 Bank1 Lean Condition).
2004 Nissan 350Z 3.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1A234E34
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L No Start VIN: 5N1AR18W95
5 out of 6 responses pointed me to the IPDM-white module in the back junction box-right side of engine compartment. The truck was consistently not starting at the time I removed the module. I took the plastic covers off the module, visually examined the boards... Trouble codes: U1000 (Loss of communications BCM).
1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L t-stat VIN: 1G2JB1249V
Thanks to all those who replied, the fix was simple a new heater core, flow through the core is mandatory for the t-stat to have enough engine heat to open,,low flow no open! simple yet stupid on the engineers abilities to see this happening,, typical of GM, d...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BG6858T
ok well the suby is fixed. Ended up that as many said it was a timing mark issue. The car belonged to a used car lot and they only wanted to do the bare minimum so after the head gaskets were replaced they opted to have the old belt reinstalled. I ordered a ne...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L engine VIN: JT2SK12EOP
thank to you all ppl. got a bad parts from the part store, went and switch for another dizzy start righ up, thanks...old spark is there but not a strong blue one..
2004 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.3L Passenger Heater VIN: 5TDBA22CX4
After reading all the replies and nothing making any sense, I took the vehicle to the dealer... they said it was the airmix door motor. They were wrong as we could see the actuator moving. We removed the armix door motor and could feel the door opening and clo...
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