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1993 Acura Integra GS 1.8L 4th Gear Out VIN: JH4DA9456P
I have a 1993 integra in the shop, all works as it should except when it shifts into 4th gear it is like it is in neutral. i checked the solenoids, both ohm out @ 14 ohms and click when voltage is applied. while driving with dvom connected, shifer in "D" range...
2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L steering pump VIN: WBAGN63474
Hello BMW Techs We had to remove the power steering pump to reseal the alternator mounting bracket and we drain the power steering fluid, now we want to refill the power steering system, but the reservoir is full and is not sucking the fluid, the pump is noisy...
2002 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KE57Y42
This vehicle came in overheating. Had bad headgaskets,warped heads, and the threads on some bolts pulled out of the block.We replaced the engine with the same engine only this is a 2001 eng in a 2002 vehicle. Questions are is there any differance in cam/crank ...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Ignition VIN: 1G6DM57N13
I have a 2003 Cadillac CTS that has all of bank two misfiring. It only misfires at an idle. CEL is flashing codes are 300, 302,304,306. As I put I had just replaced the water pump so I have disassembled the vehicle another time to make sure that none of the in...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19RXT
Truck came into the shop over the weekend for no start. with key on, no noise from fuel pump. Tested fuel pressure, had no fuel pressure. Checked for power on gray wire to fuel pump with key on, no power on gray wire. Jumpered gray wire in harness just before ...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 WT 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEK14W5T
Hello, and Thanks in advance, 1996 Chevy 1/2 ton 4wd, 4.3l, towed in, no start, brought in shop, replaced dead battery, attempted to crank, still no start, could hear fuel pump running, so went on to spark check, no spark at plugs, good at coil, replaced cap, ... Trouble codes: P1351 (IC Circuit High Voltage)
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Electronic VIN: 1GNEK13R0X
I have a 99 tahoe that is setting a P0740 code: Converter clutch silniod circiut open fault. I have replaced the silnoid still still no change. I read in the fix that a n ingition swicth had caused thees faults so we replaced the switch. Still code repeats as ...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK29183
Hello Everyone, I have been battling this duramax, and was wondering if anyone knew of any good books/manuals with good information on these engines. Mitchell just gives me some basics, and I was hoping for more in-depth tests and specifications. Thanks in ad...
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z71 5.3L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4545A06893
Hi guys I have a Chevrolet Avanlanche 2003 it cuts out on load about 25% of load when it's hot (in close loop). It's the same that if i shut off the key and i come on. I have 2 codes P0101 Mass air flow performance and P0300 Random missfire. I have changed 2 ... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass Air flow performance), P0300 (Random missfire)
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEK13Z44
Cust brought vehicle in due to a no start problem. She said she had to open the throttle or "pump the gas" to get it started. Of coarse the truck has not failed at all since we have had it. All readings are normal at this time. The only code in the pcm is p017...
2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Theft Dterrent VIN: 1GCGG25V95
No start after axle mechanical repairs as listed. Engine will crank and start, runs for a couple of seconds and quits. Fuel pressure constant at 62psi. Has spark when cranking. Loses injector pulse. Voltmeter pegs at minimum when key turned on and rises from p...
2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.2L cooling system VIN: 1G1ZT51F86
Hey all. chasing a cooling loss problem here. We have replaced the coolant bottle and cap. We also replaced the thermostat. Vehicle holds a pressure test of 16 ps1. Tested for exhaust gases in the system, none found. Cooling fans come on at 224 like they shoul...
2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LT 3.9L Steering VIN: 2G1WK15166
Vehicle came in with no power steering. Replaced power steering pump and flushed system using GM fluid. Installed filter and bleed system. Vehicle now has power assist but steering is extremly stif at idle with foot on brake pedal but becomes easy as sooon as ...
2008 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L Heater VIN: 1GBDV13WX8
Looses heat while at idle. As soon as you hit accelerator heat comes back. Vehicle is not overheating.
1993 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 3.3L Vtss VIN: 2C3HC46T9S
i have problem with vehicle NEW YOURKER VIN : [...] 3.3 LT the problem is i can not start engine (VTSS) problem i have diagram for this car and i determined the BCM failure,, i was search in internet about method to make bypass for VTSS like GM by ...
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7GL23X5V
This one is a good one to all you out there in car land. this truck will only do this when it cold outside (below 20) it will star up and run on fast idle then come down as soon as you put it into rev. or drive it will dye like someone turned the key wi...
2000 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L transmission VIN: 1B4HS28N4Y
The truck came in with a missfire and transmission in limp in mode and check engine light on fixed the missfire(bad conector). but still have code p0700 TCM internal error trans in limp in checked the grounds at the tcm conector checks good . book says next st...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Cruise VIN: 1B7HF16Z91
Truck came in with no cruise. Checked inputts to computor with my scanner. Did not see any switch action on scanner. Did see brake switch activation. Cruise light in dash does not come on either. So after checking wires at the clock spring ( vehicle side, 3 wi...
2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L timing belt VIN: 1B3EJ46X51
Thanx for any help on this one this car came in the timing belt was off a 2 teeth we looked it up it on all data on weather or not it is a valve bender. So we put the belt on but we also noticed the belt rides more to the inside of the sprockets towards the ...
2009 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L airbag VIN: 2D4GP44R63
had this van last summer, came with Air bag coming on and off. driver squib # ciruit open DTC cam up, did some reseacrh (before I joined iTAN) found clock spring to have issues and cause this code to come up. Replaced clock spring and light went away about Dec...
1964 Ford Mustang 4.3L Generator VIN: 5F07F18248
First i know that there are single wire generators available that will solve this problem and alternator conversions but this is a numbers matching car and the owner wants to keep it original, problem is car not charging enough to cut out generator light compl...
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L 1st gear VIN: 1FMZU24E1X
Hello out there please help. I will throw this out first. This transmission shifts fine when in drive but any time I shift into reverse then back to drive I get really bad slippage in 1st and once I manually put it in low 1 and back to drive it shifts fine aga...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L ride control VIN: 1FMPU18L9X
Thanks in advance. I have this expedition with an air ride system that does not pump up, codes c1725 and c1726 are present. i checked the fuses and they test ok. i cannot locate the compressor relay that is supposed to be at r/f headlamp . If i power up red wi...
2000 Ford F-150 4.6L Dead battery VIN: 1FTRX18L9Y
Greetings IATN techs. This F150 came in with a discharged battery complaint. Customer had replaced battery a few days ago after it had gone dead several times but the new battery didn't fix his problem. Tested and found a parasitic drain of 1.228 amps. Waited ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW31F81
vehicle continues to set cylinder 3 and 8 on cylinder contribution test. injectors are ok, compression test results 400psi in each cylinder. removed new style (grey) cam sensor and replaced with old style used(black) sensor and dtcs disappear. this is the 4th ... Trouble codes: P0269, P0284, P1276
2002 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L hvac/radio
read two fix post but no fix found. radio will not turn on or off at times, with hvac off blower goes on hot air out vents. replaced new control head blower motor module hvac control module ran extra ground dash behind control head checked rear radio connectio...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACXS5764
hey ford guys i have this 04 f150 that was towed in as a no start customer had the fuel pump replaced by another shop on his way back home . died again put a fuel pump module driver in. was corroded and split into,. started and ran great customer took off and ...
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L charge indicator VIN: K25ZA67828
This truck turns on the charge indicator light anytime you give it more than moderate pedal.I have heard of the PCMs causing this condition,but how do you test for a problem?
2005 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTVX12585
Vehicle came in with misfire code po304 and obvious misfire. Due to problems with plugs on this 3 valve engine, checked coil output (good spark) but swapped with another to try and see if misfire moved. No change. Customer said plugs original, but when we went... Trouble codes: P0304
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Unknown VIN: 1FTSW21P46
This pickup was hauled in for no gear engagment vehicle would not move at all after a few days i started it to move it in the shop and pull the transmission and it drove fine checked fluid, fluid looks perfect no leaks found and no transmission codes stored ve...
2006 Ford Taurus SEL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP56UX6
Vehicle came in with engine light on after having fuel pump assembly installed at another shop. Code was p0462-fuel level sensor A circuit low. The fuel gauge is reading 3/4 full. We dropped fuel tank to varify the amount of fuel and all is correct. After clea... Trouble codes: P0462
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L66
This is a rental truck that the rental company has replaced the engine in. P0340 code showed up after this but I can't verify how soon after. Runs ok, but consistently sets 340 code within 15 minutes of clearing it. Have verified pcm powers, grounds, cmp circu... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor circuit)
2010 Ford Edge 3.5L Battery VIN: 2FMDK4KC2A
Parasitic draw ranging from 200 to 700 mA. Battery will go dead overnight intermittently. AllData supplies very little information on the 2010 Ford Edge. The information supplied for the 2009 Ford Edge seems to vary somewhat from the 2010 model year. This prev...
1998 GMC Safari SLX 4.3L LF drive axle pops out VIN: 1GKEL19W7W
This Safari is driving me nuts. It originally came in this time for a large fluid leak and noise in LF. Found LF drive axle popped out of the front diff, leaked lots of fluid out, front diff noisey. I replaced the front diff with a used part. When I got it apa...
1999 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GKEL19WXX
Ok everyone this one has truly got me.he is your avearge gmc safari van with 4.3 vortec motor.well I am having such a hard time trying to figure out why after you drive this van 5 or 6 miles it will come to a stop and die.then it is hard to restart and when it... Trouble codes: P0301
1999 GMC C 6500 454CID Valves VIN: 1GDJ6H1D0X
This is a large truck that came in with terrible skip.After careful checking,I replaced one valve spring to no avail.Truck wound up having 2 tuliped valves.After removing heads found cyl1 and 6.with tuliped intake valves.Number 1 looked like a suction cup numb...
2005 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L oil consumption VIN: S532141736
This vehicle used 4 qts between its last oil change,the customer ususlly changes his own oil and this came on suddenly,he never had a consumption problem before.My initial reaction was to replace the valve cover gasket as it appears to be leaking there.After d...
1989 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMEE2756L
vehicle came in for a no start condition. I could tell the pump wasn't turning on right away i replaced the fuel pump relay and still a no start. I had to replace the battery cables because they were corroded and because i wasn't getting enough voltage to the ...
2007 Honda Accord Special Edition 2.4L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCM55717
As the vehicle is driven in any gear at about 2000-2500 rpm sometimes there is a slight "blip" or "hiccup". Has anyone ever run into anything like this on a vehicle similar to this? I've replaced spark plugs with NGK Laser Platinums (OEM), and this has made no...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Door locks VIN: KM8SB12B53
customer complain is radio sometimes stays on when key is pulled out of ignition and clicking noise heard. I have not been able to duplicate this problem.. what i have is when you open the door with the key still in the ignition (off position) the doors will a...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L cooling system VIN: 4S2CK58D42
this car came in with a over heating problem temp gauge was going up to the high side. we found that the radiator was stopped up. the custom also asked about a timing belt as they did not know if it had ever been done. after installing the new radiator,timing ...
2004 Isuzu Axiom S 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 4S2DE58Y84
Hello everyone. I have this vehicle from another shop and trying to get a few things clear. Before the engine threw a rod, the vehicle got t-boned because the vehicle hesitated in an intersection. The problem is still there. All I get is a P0300 code. Bank 1 O... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected)
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L shifter VIN: 1J4GR48K95
The customer stated that once in a while the shift indicator on the dash has a box around all of the positions, and it goes into limp mode and if he shuts the engine off and restarts it it works normally. He brought it to the dealer and they checked it for cod...
2005 Kia Rio 1.6L Hesitation, Tortoise like power VIN: KNADC12575
Help! We have had 3 tech's on on this car for quite a long time (a whole day). We still can't figure out why this Kia has no power(can't get out of it's own way).The RPM's hardly come up,very slowly. Stepping on the gas petal is like stepping on a wet sponge. ...
2007 Kia Rondo EX 2.4L blend door VIN: KNAFG52507
We have got this Kia that has a very strange condition. It DOES NOT have dual zone climate control but when the temperature control is set to hot the air from drivers vent is hot and the air on the passenger side is cold. This is a manual temperature control N...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Cylinder #4 VIN: 5LMPU28A0X
This truck has #4 cylinder filled with coolant and hydro-locked the engine. The customer emailed me on Saturday about putting a starter in this beast. The starter would engage with a satisfying clunk. I rotated the engine counterclockwise it was free. I engage...
2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNFM83W4W
Ok have this bizarre problem. Car would not start one morning. Was able to finally get it started by gas pedal to floor but ran bad. Severe amounts of fuel out the exhaust. Fuel trims off the charts, and missing like crazy. found that cyl 1, 2 and 6 where miss...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF61J23
Hello, I have this Mercedes came in stating no power and check engine light. First time customer, we have never work on this car before. Took the car for test drive, notice the car lack of power. Return to shop, pulled codes. Found 7 codes stored in computer. ... Trouble codes: P2050 (Misfiring damages TWC), P2004 (Hot film mass air flow sensor short circuit to positive), P2010 (Right O2 sensor after TWC short circuit to positive), P200F
2000 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L alt, no charge VIN: 1ZWHT61LXY
customer had vehicle towed in not starting. checked batt had 9.5v. put in new batt. checked charging, showed 12.5v no load at idle. increase to 2500 rpm with lights on heater on wipers on watched voltage drop down to 11.5v. installed alt aftermarket from napa....
2001 Mercury Villager (Van) 3.3L drums VIN: 4M2ZY14TO1
Immediately after installing new brakes on this van we experienced a high speed vibration. Put the old drums back on and vibration goes away. Got another new set of drums from a different supplier and the vibration is back. Has anyone else experienced this? I ...
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G92
One for you MItsu Guru's. Got this 02 Galant that will pop a #3 cylinder misfire code after running a couple of minutes and is running rough. Passes cranking (145psi) and running compression (90psi) test and cylinder leak down. Timing belt in good shape and ti... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 cylinder misfire)
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor Limited 3.8L Park Light, Backup Lights Horn VIN: 4A4MM41S24
Truck Came in with Tire Light On. Tech tried to hook up a Snap On Scan Tool. Had the scanner key in backwards and tried to force it in. Immediately the Horn Started beeping and rear window wiper was running,Power Door Locks and the Remote entry wont operate.Pa...
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Dome Light VIN: 1G3GS64C11
Customer complains dome lights never work. He had previously changed DIM fuse #38. Also found #14 DIMR (10A) blown, replaced both with correct amp & verified power on both sides of fuse, no other blown fuses, other systems operate, no other problems. purchased...
2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L speed sensor? VIN: 5Y25L63885
We get a low tire pressure light that comes on after a few miles, it has a reset button but the light keeps coming back on. This doesn't have sensors in the tires so we assume a wheel speed sensor is bad but we can't get into the system with Snap on Master Tec...
2002 Saturn Vue 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 5GZCZ23D22
Attention Saturn Techs!!! This Saturn needs the engine replaced, will an engine from a Cavalier or some other line fit this Vue? It has a 2.2 liter engine that looks like an Eco-Tech. We have received conflicting reports, some say it has to be the exact engin...
1995 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start, Stall
We have a toyota camry that starts fine cold ,but shuts off after about 25 minutes and warmed up. Checked spark after spark. Let the car sit for 20-25 minutes and will restart and run 15-20 minutes and stall again. No spark. Repeated this pattern at l...
1996 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4T1BG12K3T
This car came in running ruff with the CEL on. I found a code for a MAP sensor problem and quickly found the vacuum line was broken off at the bottom of the sensor. I replaced the sensor and the plugs and it started and idled decent with correct MAP readings i...
2008 Toyota Tundra 4.7L unknown VIN: 5TFDV54128
Hello Techs, I have this Toyota Tundra 4x4 that has a noise. Happens only once on initial start up and taking off from a stop and about 50 yards you hear something engage somewhere up front. Sounds like an acuator or something. It has been back to the dealer a...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L thermostat VIN: WVWPD63B61
This vehicle came to us overheating and low on coolant. We found the water outlet on the rear of the head to be dumping coolant. The customer had also dumped stop leak into the coolant. We replaced the water outlet and let the customer take the car (admittedly...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 1,2,3,4,5 VIN: 3VWSR69M14
Hi, everybody.Thanks in advance for your help. this this car came in with code P2637(torque management feedback signal A). I reset the code and drove it, about 3miles the transmission started shifting hard, I mean hard, I stopped and reset the code again and i...

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2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Heating VIN: WBACN33461
Well, after careful consideration, we called this one fixed, as the heat out of the floor, side vents and defroster were over 115 degrees. If that's not hot enough, I don't know what is! We explained the center vent issue to the customer and they were fine w...
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Unknown VIN: 5UXFA53533
I want to thank all that responded to my query.. most all of you hit the nail right on the head.. it WAS the OIL FILTER HOUSING GASKET!.. This is a great venue to share information.. once again, THANKS TO ALL. Dan
1978 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Landau 5.0L hvac VIN: 1N69U8S129
thank you for all your help out there.i did get a copy of the vacuum diagram that help me make the repairs.thanks was again
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 2C3JA63H45
the fix was the valve on the tank to the was letting fuel suck into the purge lines to the intake. thank you all for the help. Trouble codes: P0461.
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L blower motor VIN: 2C8GP64L95
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L Stall
well i took a stab in the dark and changed the iac because it had a idle fluctuating once in a while. its been gone 6 days so i think its fixed.
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on, Will not turn off. VIN: 1D8HB58N24
Hi all. Well I think we have this one licked. We have had 3 major rain events here in Portland since we gave the vehicle back to the customer and they have reported no further issues, and an inspection showed no further water intrusion at this time. Afte...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck SLT 5.9L Crankshaft Bearings VIN: 3D7K528C35
Thank you all for your input on this subject. Although this was not a typical repair advise thread it was good to get some confirmation of my own thoughts and feelings regarding this subject. If anyone should need assistance in the greater Phoenix area I would...
1994 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X9R
Upon a much closer inspection we found the fuse to the EEC to be blown. It was very difficult to see even with the fuse out and in good light. Thanks to everyone for their assistance and suggestions.
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Pats System VIN: 1FAFP66L7X
Thanks to everyone who replied.The problem ended up being the aftermarket keys.We tried 3 sets and none of them worked.We ended ordering a pair from ford and they worked fine.Just an fyi this production year does have a split.By vin it's a 99 vin x.The ecm is ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L moniters not ready VIN: 1FTSX30S91
First of all thanks a bunch all of you guyez( Mike CA, ZAYA CA,DAVID TX and Tim WIS) for the right informaion that I am waseting my time ( chasing my own tail) trying to make this vehilce ready. At this point vehilce is not here after I checked the electric pa...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMYU03151
Thank You for all the help. The fuel injectors driver for just cly. 4 and 5 inop. Can not access the fuel injuctor connector without taking off the upper intake manifold. This is intermitted condition. The fix replace pcm. Thank you for all the support. Trouble codes: P0304 (cly 4 misfire.), P0305 (cly 5 misfie), P0306 (cly 6 misfire), P1157 (Ho2 b2 lean), P1157 (Ho2 b2 lean), P0122.
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K92
Thanks everyone for the help. all very good suggestions. replaced oxygen sensors, problem solved. Trouble codes: P0174 (System lean bank 2), P1151 (Man. Control fuel air metering), P1152 (Man. Control fuel air metering), P0172.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L chassis VIN: 1FTGX50503
Thanks for all the responses. The truck has not returned so far. This is not a regular customer here is no telling when or if it will return. If it does come back i will check for a u joint problem as many responses said this could be the problem area. Thanks...
2006 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Passenger seat airbag VIN: 1FMEU73E76
We were unable to fix this vehicle.I got suggestions to re-zero the OCS from Tony from Washington and Russel from Florida.Unfortunately as they mentioned you need a Ford scan tool to do this.Alwin from Michigan suggested we check the wiring and connectors unde...
2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1FMEU63E26
We are gonna call this one fixed for the time being. Turned key to on and all was okay, this after sitting in the shop all weekend. Bill may be on the right track with moisture as possiblity. Talked with a dealer tech also this morning and he confirmed moistur...
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 2GTEC19Z46
1998 Honda Prelude 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMBB614XW
Hooray!!! the quelude is finally fixed. It wasn’t after market parts that were the problem. Even though the flow chart kept saying it was the ICM it was not. IT WAS THE ECU!!!, Though the pin voltages were correct, we convinced the customer to allow us to repl...
2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJEA03T23
It seems that my Autologic scanner was causing my TCM can fault.I replaced the offending o2 sensor and cleared the ecm of codes but still had the p1796 which would not clear.Had "transmission fault"on the dash.Went to the tcm fault menu and was able to clear t... Trouble codes: P1796 (can failure.TCM/control valve failure.Can open circiut), P1647 (heater o2 sensorbank 2 upstream).
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L left side dash register VIN: SAJWA71C84
sorry guys,but this one took awhile . we decided to split the box and take a look at all of the doors even though we knew none were broken and all were moving. we found that the doors for the left and right vents were crossed. we could see that all of the door...
1985 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1JCNJ15N5F
Well I'm happy to say this one is fixed, but I have to say I don't feel to bright. I performed a running compression test and the results showed no abnormality - 65 psi good and bad cylinder. After staring at it for 20 minutes, I decided I must not have test...
2005 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L abs VIN: SALMF11475
Hello and thanks to all who Replied,This one was tuff !I decided to replace the ABS pump and module assmbley and when I did I found Thick gooey fluid,,it turns out that the fliud was contaminated with P/S fluid and damage the pump and was causing this very odd...
1999 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L MIL Lamp on
Thanks for all the great replies. As always iATN is a valuable tool. This Cougar had some lazy O2 sensors. I am not sure why the IDS (factory Ford) showed them switching just fine, and they would respond quickly to rich and lean conditions, as well as shoot... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2004 Mercury Mountaineer Premier 4.6L Starting VIN: 4M2ZU86K84
Never found the problem. The dealer had it for awile and they put another battery in it. Hope it fixes it. They said it was the only logical idea even though it passed the load test.
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out, after 3000 powerloss VIN: JN1CA31D11
found that that eventhough the maf sensor tested good for voltage change it was failing without any codes replaced and car ran great Trouble codes: P1320.
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Hesitation VIN: 1G2WJ52J2Y
All good things to try, but the condition is too intermitted, I thought the thought that the harness that runs in front of the oil pan could be it, but no go. The fact that the car only does it when warm. no codes, and it has to be under a light load. Makes it...
1993 Saturn SL2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZK5576P
2005 Subaru Legacy i 2.5L Misfire VIN: 4S3BP616C4
Thanks to all who helped. I did a compression check early on and though the engine had good compression it turned out to be a poor sealing valve. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0301.
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Stall VIN: WVWEE83A8T
Thanks for the 3 responses. It turned out to be the maf sensor and it did not have any codes . I unhooked the plug from the maf and it stopped stalling . replace sensor , cleared codes and all is well. Mike P
2005 Volkswagen Golf TDI 1.9L electric window VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ5
thanks to everyone that responded. The fix was to code up the module correctly. Apperently if you do not enter the correct code the module will operate, but not correctly. Thanks again.
2006 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L auto transmission VIN: WVWFV7K56W
Thanks for the replys guys, running out of time here..., like most of you said the car is still under factory warranty and looks like the customer went to the dealer.. If he comes back we'll get back on it..
2008 Volvo V50 2.4i 2.4L CEM/network VIN: YV1MW38238
It was LOOSE GROUND WIRES: from the CEM to the body at the right A pillar: CEM ground A28 to ground 31/10 at right A pillar. CEM ground A14 to ground 31/84 at right A pillar. tightened the grounds, everything started behaving properly. Why it was so weird/ha...
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