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2003 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E43
I have a strange one here. The SAI will not pass readiness. The soleniod works suppling 16 in vacuum to the kombi-valve. Kombi opens and flows. SAI pump is quiet and blows strong. The problem is the flow is reading too high instead of too low. If I bleed off s... Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary Air/ incorrect flow detected)
2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WAUDF28EX7
Hey everyone. I've got an Audi A4 in the shop that seems possessed by the devil. Vehicle came in yesterday running just fine, but with the CEL illuminated. I pulled codes from it and got the following: P3137 P2004 P0642 P0444 P0033 P0243 P1573 P2400 P2295 P0... Trouble codes: P0642, P0444, P0033, P0243, P1573, P2400
2007 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDV74F67
BVJ eingine. Regular client, serviced regularly. as described at idle and just above mil on and flashing, drive the car and the counters drop, light goes out and it's smooth under accel/load/cruise. Come to an idle/stop and RUFF! The lights on, counters are up... Trouble codes: P0014, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0304, P0303
2001 BMW M5 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSDE93461
Hi guys need help mil is on used verus pull these listed above. Couldn't find any info on alldata for 143 i don't even if the rest of the code discription is correct given by verus. Try to get generic codes. Only code i got is p0128 i guess that's 105. Help pl... Trouble codes: 143 (Ecu box fan), 105 (Coolant temp plausible sig), 144 (O2 bank 1), 145 (O2 bank2), 175 (Fuel trim bank2), 174 (Fuel trim bank 1)
2001 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Intermitt Nostart VIN: Y11U250960
vehicule intermittantly will not start, the controll wire for the starter relay will not ground. tested at the pcm found power coming from the ignition switch to crank but no ground signal coming out of the pcm, there is no security light on and no security co...
1969 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Retractable panel VIN: 194679S715
We got this vehicle after another shop worked on it. What I need is a schematic diagram for the vacuum that operates the retractible panel that covers the wiper arms. Also I need the vacuum schematic for the head lights. If you have them please fax the to 619-...
1995 Chevrolet Corsica 2.2L No Communication VIN: 1G1LD5540S
this corsica will not communicate with our modis, and will not flash code 12. I can't communicate with the ABS, ECM, or Airbag modules. I've disconnected each in turn and still cannot establish communication. Serial Data line (circuit 800, tan wire) is not sho...
1998 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L Misfire VIN: 3CNBJ1868W
car came in running bad. found #4spark wire oil soak. changed valve cover gasket and plugs and wires. drove for two days. no check eng. lite or misfire. gave to customer did't even make very far po300. i got it back and kept driving and it set po304. wires are... Trouble codes: P0304
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L turn signal fuse VIN: IGIJC5248X
it takes from one to two weeks for the fuse to blow. this is a 10 amp fuse,the car owner has tried a 20 amp fuse whith same results. we have checked all bulb sockets. wiring under battery,underseats. connectors at flaser look good wiring at turn signal switch ...
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Check engine lite VIN: 1GNEC16Z04
Found code po441, emissions problem, but cannot find code in alldata. Alldata only gives me an option for flex fuel but this is not a flex fuel suburban. Needs to find problem for customer... Car is running fine but we keep having the same issue.
2007 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L shift lock VIN: 2G1WT58K97
Have a 2007 chev impala. Cannot shift from park with brake on. Will shift from park if the over ride is used. This is the first one I have had with this problem. Cannot find how this inter lock works in all data. With key on and foot on brake we have 12 volts ...
2009 Chevrolet Traverse LT 3.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNER23D89
I have a '09 Chevy Traverse with low miles on it with no warranty due to salvage vehicle. Setting code P0017 Exhaust cam performance bank 1. Wiring does not appear to be pinched or broken and my scan data shows no open or shorts. I can command solenoid on/off ... Trouble codes: P0017 (Ckp-exhaust camshaft position correlation bank 1)
2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Battery VIN: 2C3HC56G01
No history on this car as owner just moved into town. Owner stated that if he doesn't drive car for two days, the battery goes dead and has to be jump started. Been going on for couple years and has replaced battery three times. Also neihbors told him that the...
2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL65R44
customer complained of vehicle surging, jerking, and cutting out at times. at his request spark plugs were changed. we verified the problem. vehicle would idle ok at beginning. went on 25 minute test drive before car would act up. finally it jerked, as if tran... Trouble codes: P0129
2005 Chrysler 300 2.7L abs VIN: 2C3AA53G75
Customer came in with an ABS light complaint. Pulled the codes and found 'C102A Left Rear Wheel Speed Comparative Performance' Looked at the readings on the Diagnostic tool and found the L/R sensor be at 8000rpm when the car was not running. Cleared the co...
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L low compression/misfire VIN: 3A8FY58B26
Thanks for your help. I have a 2006 PT Cruiser that was not treated gently (was a theft recovery) that has low compression on #1 with a misfire at idle. Car ran fine when sold. Sold car and customer brought back 17K miles later with misfire and check engine li...
1991 Dodge Stealth R/T Turbo 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JB3XE74C5M
heres one for you Chrysler & Mitsubishi techs. Acts like clogged cat. while idling it seems to almost missfire. when releasing the clutch you have to give about 1500 rpm to keep from stalling engine. it isnt so much like a missfire its more of a hesitation. it...
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L start & dies VIN: 2C3HH46F5V
Customer drove for several days before start and die symptom occurred. No codes in pcm when towed in. Check fuel pressure tested ok 42 psi koeo. Tested spark pesent till engine stops turning. Injector pulse signal cuts out after 3-5 seconds. Head lights start ...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y1X
Hello, this durango stalls as soon as you put it in reverse or drive, if you feather the throttle you can keep it going. Once you let off it will stay running. Going down the road it runs great. In rev, its stable, in drive, it will surge from 400 to 1000 rpm.... Trouble codes: P1692 (Charging system voltage low)
2000 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Stall VIN: 2B4GP25R0Y
This Dodge Caravan 3.3L has a very intermittent code and it did have an intermittent stall issue. Did a throttle body cleaning and cleaned iac and the stall issue has gone away. Now a very intermittent code P1294 target idle not reached appears. IAC works fine... Trouble codes: 1294 (Target idle not reached)
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L no mil VIN: 3B7HF13Z71
I have this dodge p/u the mil does not come on .. I have performed the cluster ck every other indicator works... the trouble tree in alldata says to replace cluster.. this truck came from a car lot I think maybee someone cut a wire but cant find wiring diagram...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3B6KC26Z81
Got a 2001 5.9L (Gas) Dodge 2500 in today. Symptoms, Vehicle will start and run briefly (time period varies, 10s to 2 min). The problem is present in KOEO and KOER. KOEO, the ASD relay will energize then deenergize, Mil light will turn off when ASD relay goe...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L hydroboost VIN: 3B7KF23622
Truck originally came in for no power steering. We unhooked the pressure hose from the pump, no fluid came out. Replaced the pump and the truck was good for 2 weeks. Customer came back and said every once in a while he would loose power steering after the truc...
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L No Start, Cranks, no start VIN: 3D7KS29C26
Truck died and will not restart, cranks but no start, fuel pressure is good, will not bust off with wd40, injectors are pulsing, fuel filter has oily like gunk in between the folds in the filter, replaced and pressure is the same, customer uses lucas injector ... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cyl 5 misfire)
1987 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Piston VIN: 1FDKF3715H
This engine keeps eating #5 piston it has been replaced once after rebuild.i think i'm chasing a detonation problem but what concerns me is twice on the same cylinder piston has come apart. What my question is if anyone knows what the total advance for a gang ...
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L 2nd gear VIN: 2FMZA5249X
Hello fellow trans techs, Need to bounce this off of you, Trans (AX4S) seemed to shift fine cold but after trans fluid warms up first is ok, second shifts in but when you coast around 10 mph it like goes into neutral and the motor revs up and then you feel a s...
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Rod Knock VIN: 1FAFP42X9Y
My brothers mustang sounds to have lower engine crank knock called me i went over one quater showing on dipstick so vehicle was low on oil. It diffentialy sounds like rod knock just asking if there is a inherited problem in these engine of such low mileage the...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE35L64
Ok this vehicle is maxing out the negative fuel trim on the right bank and max positve on the left bank. first swapped o2 sensors to check for a bias and no change. performed a fuel injector drop test it is ok. pressure is also at 35 pounds running. smoke test... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU74866
explorer came in with heavy missfire on cylider 6. pulled coil to find the plug hole was filled with water, possibly that ford yellow coolant. it doesnt smell all that much like coolant. pulled coils on cylinder 5 and 7 that are right next to cylinder 6 and no... Trouble codes: P0306
2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMZK02166
This vehicle came in because it failed emissions. Scanned the vehicle and it had a p0174 p0300 p0301 p0302 and p0303. Checked for a vacuum leak found none. Hooked up the smoke machine and only found smoke leaking out of the egr valve. I removed the intake to c... Trouble codes: P0174, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303
2007 Ford F-150 FX2 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPX12V37
see related repairs...any help greatly appreciated
2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 2FAHP71V09
To start with this vehicle came in with a rod knocking noise. The officer that drives it said he drove off in some deep water. So I removed the engine after I determined that we probably had a bent rod or two. Number 2 and 7 were both bent and the pistons were...
1997 GMC C-Series Topkick C7H042 6.6L Tachometer
I have the cluster on my bench and have repaired several issues. I cannot make the tach deflect, though. I am inputing a square wave from 100 herzt up to 1000000 hertz, at up 25 volts with no deflection. this works on the majority of gas powered vehicle tachs ...
1997 GMC K2500 Suburban SLE 7.4L output sensor VIN: 3GKGK26J0V
The trans was rebuilt 8000 miles ago. After driving for about 5 miles it will default to third gear. It will shift from first to third,but really hard. It will not go into fourth. i can command 4th gear with the scanner while driving. There are no codes presen...
2002 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKEK63U62
Vehicle came in for a check engine light, found code p0300, scanned and found all cylinders had some misfiring. Checked spark plugs and they were due for replacement. Installed plugs with new wires. customer drove for a few daysw and returned with CEL back on.... Trouble codes: P0200, P0300, P0171, P0174
2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.0L shocks VIN: 1GKFK66UX3
Wanted to know where i can buy replacement air ride control shocks, need all four. Has sensors on all 4 shocks.
1998 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Heavy fuel odor VIN: 1HGCG1645W
Hey folks! This 1998 Accord 3.0 V-Tec owner came to me complaining of a very strong fuel odor whenever the car is running, coming from outside and towards the rear of the vehicle. That was confirmed by me after sniffing around the rear of the vehicle and devel...
2004 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Blower Motor VIN: 2HGES16514
Ok. This goes out to all the Honda specialists out there. I feel kinda stupid puttin this up. Got an 04 Honda Civic that the blower motor does NOT operate at all on any speed. AllData gives a crappy description in my opinion of how this circuit is supposed to ...
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Heater VIN: JNKCV54E74
Customer complant was sometimes no heat and sometimes when the heater is working all of a sudden there will be cold air coming out. I checked all the fluids level and controls to see if the setting wasn't correct but they are. I really dont work on infinity's ...
1971 Jaguar XKE 5.3L 3-2 shift
This car came in with no passing gear/kickdown shifting resent. Both the low speed kickdown, triggered by vacuum drop when the throttle is preessed at speeds consistent with town driving, and the high speed kickdown, triggered by a solenoid switch insi...
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SAJEA01U03
Keep in mind this is a new used car for a customer that bought the vehicle in this condition, so I have no history of when/what symptoms started. Vehicle was brought in with restricted performance light on, rough idle condition, and a rubbed through radiator h... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean), P0175 (Bank 2 rich), P0300 (Random / and cyl2 cyl4 cyl6 cyl8), P0102 (Mass air flow), P0112 (Coolant temp low), P0420 (Catalyst efficiency)
2007 Jaguar XKR 4.2L wont crank VIN: SAJWA44CX7
car came in for a thermostat. after repairing car it sat in the shop for a few days. took it for a test drive and parked it. went back and car will not crank or start. when we hit the starter button it just shuts the dash off. We replaced battery since it was ...
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs ground fault VIN: SALTY1248X
When this car first came in the rear air suspension was collapsed and would not stay up unless you jammed the raise button in with a toothpick.We found the ground connection in the left kick panel was loose and this took care of the air suspension problems but...
2005 Land Rover LR3 SE 4.0L false readings
Customer stated that the fuel guage reads either full or emepty found that the front fuel tank sender is malfuctioning, problem is there is only one opening and it's 3 feet from the sender, call the dealer and the parts guy said the techs reachinside the tank ...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT6GF10U7Y
Good evening Techs, Got this 2000 Lexus RX300 3.0 making a tapping noise that sounds like a lifter tapping but can't pin point it. The noise will temporarily go away as you bring the rpm up or down in the stall. It will also go away and stay away as long as yo...
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1YVP80CX35
Hey guys, I have this mazda 6 that occasionaly cuts off and back on while driving just like the switch has been cycled very fasst.The tach will jump to 4k when this happens. Ive caught it with my lab scope hooked to the cam and crank sensor but its so fast i c...
1998 Mitsubishi Montero 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA4MR51R2W
vech came in runnig rough back firing and staling after vech gets hot 15 to 25 miles .did motor tune per coustomer request let vech run and after it gets to operating temp it starts to misfire pop back through intake and stalls will restart and runs rough unle... Trouble codes: P0120, P0340, P0335
1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L 2/3 Shift VIN: 4A3AX35G8X
Hope you can help me with this one. We installed a rebuilt transmission in this vehicle about 9 months ago however customer returned recently with a shifting issue. When vehicle is driven under heavy acceleration the 2/3 shift will flare. Vehicle was checked b...
1987 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HC11P6H
Hey guys. here is one for all you nissan techs. I have this maxima that wont start. it has no injector pulse or spark. I have a nice square wave coming from the crank sensor in the dist. I tried a used ecm with no help. the junkyard that i got it from said the... Trouble codes: 21 (no ignition primary signal)
2000 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L other VIN: JN8AR07Y4Y
This vehical was towed into our shop for a no start, upon inspection coil output was approx 5k volts we observed that the ign parts were original @ 153K we informed the owner of the failure and caused the coil to burn through. after spending about 4 hours soak... Trouble codes: P0300, P0733
2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D51
car came in with 3 codes po325, p1441,& p0440. First I am trying to find the source of the leak for the code p01441 however I am unable to see any leaks. I also tested vacuum purge valve, canister vent valve, vacuum cut valve thru an active test as well as by ... Trouble codes: P0325, P1441, P0440
1995 Oldsmobile Achieva S 3.1L Stall VIN: 1G3NL15MXS
Here is a good one. Customer states that after driving for a while, he'll park it to go into a store, come out and it will start and stall. Then start and run rough then it runs fine. And no, the fuel pressure regulator is no leaking and fuel pressure doesn't ...
2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L Air Bag Light VIN: 5Y2SL62883
Hello all, I admit to being a little weak on air bag systems, that being said, this vibe has the air bag light on all the time, customer says its been on for over 2 years. My Verus scan tool says no codes, but the light remains on, I dont think the Verus is wo...
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2WR52474
Car has codes PO651 & PO742. Baro & AC press sensors both have 5 volt reference. TCC release sensor will not release according to scanner.Unplug 10 pin at trans still shows not released.Also occasionally door locks lock & unlock when connecting & disconnecting... Trouble codes: P0651, P0742
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2WP55216
This car came in with these two codes a month ago and we cleaned the throttle plate and MAF sensor, cleared the codes and away it went. Two weeks later it got towed in with the same codes and it would try to start and then stall. We found that there was a refl... Trouble codes: P0068 (Map maf sensor correlation), P0101 (Maf circuit range performance problem)
2005 Saturn Ion-1 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8AZ54F75
Car died while driving at steady speed. Then would not crank. Sat ten minutes then cranked and ran. Check engine light now on. Pulled code po601 control module read only memory. Saturn basically says replace ecm. Not so fast. I cleared code and lab scoped all ... Trouble codes: P0601
2005 Subaru Outback R L.L. Bean Edition 3.0L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, VIN: 4S4BP86C25
Customer came in for routine spark plug replacement. We installed Champion spark plugs, and during test drive the vehicle vibrated badly under moderate to heavy acceloration. Also had lack of power. This wasn't the typical hesitation problem I've felt before, ...
1998 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L Stall, Misfire VIN: JS2GB31ZXW
Thanks in advance guys. Car came to shop w/broken crank pulley bolt. Replaced bolt, car left, came back same day w/shredded alt belt. Replaced all belts. Car came back next day w/complaint of no power from stop. Verify lack of power. Remove timing cover and ti...
1995 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: JT3AC14R3S
1995 Toyota Previa came in with check engine light on. Code was 325 for a knock sensor. When check engine light is on the van has no power while driving. I can reset the light and go for a drive sometimes the light will set right away and sometimes it will go ... Trouble codes: 325 (Knock Sensor)
2001 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B51
Help with this cold intermittent misfire bank 1... Only on first start of the day, runs rough until closed loop, then STF turn B1 -18 B2 0 and runs great. It's like it's very rich and runs poor until fuel trim is corrected for B1. I have checked VVt solenoids ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (Misfire 1), P0303 (Misfire 3), P0305 (Misfire 5)

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2009 Audi A3 Quattro 2.0L Service Reminder VIN: WAUKF68P49
Hi There. The Audi has not come back yet. I had a 2009 Jetta in the shop today and tried resetting the Service Reminder on that. I went to adaptation in the Instrument Cluster. Went to Channel 2 and changed the 1 to a 0. It worked. Thanks to all that help...
2000 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6ET1298Y
Thanks for everyone's help with this one. I ended up scoping all 3 sensors right at the ecm and found that after the vehicle ran for about 10 minutes, the cam sensor would occasionally flat line at 4.5 volts. I spoke with the customer and he opted to replace a... Trouble codes: P0340, P0341.
2001 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Eng /Trans VIN: 2G1FP22KX1
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66G8X
The vehicle came in running rough all the time and two cylinders missing. After performing the work that the customer authorized the vehicle only ran rough at idle. The customer was ok with that. Trouble codes: P0301, P0172.
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU18W8W
I never did find out who used my account. I wish I had, not so much to yell at them but to let them know the proper way to diagnose before posting and also the correct way to post if they had to. Sorry for any problems this may had created for anyone. Sincerel... Trouble codes: P0301, P0308.
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA51401
I replaced fuse and customer took van & hasnt blown again since thank you for the help, sorry for the [...] reply but i was waiting to see if it was coming back.
2005 Ford Crown Victoria LX Sport 4.6L battery drain VIN: 2FAFP74W75
as they say another one for the record books ,, the lights are an issue ,, light module ,, the HVAC also is a module replacment ,, but the culprit dragging all the others down was the ABS unit having a water intrusion problem keeping all the oth...
2005 Ford Freestar SEL 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA52275
The customer finally was able to return the car to me today with the car not misfiring at all. Last time I dried the pcm connector and pins only. This time after advise from other members I removed the pcm, took the cover off it, and applied liquid gasket to s... Trouble codes: P0303.
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FTPX12586
Thank you to all who replied,the truck is a fleet vehicle,the driver had to have the truck back and would check with his supervisor about further diagnosis.I will repost when it returns.
1999 GMC C 6500 454CID Valves VIN: 1GDJ6H1D0X
I very sorry for the delay in closing this post.Before the truck left the shop,the owner told me that they had just replaced the fuel filter before it came to me. Since they picked it up it has been running great.I did want to get it back in to check the inje...
1999 GMC Yukon Denali 5.7L evo/passlock VIN: 1GKEK13RXX
fixed! passlock sensor did take care of the problem, however i tried old passlock module and still samething as before. security light flashed for 3 seconds then shuts off and start and stall. I'm convinced someone jump started this thing wrong and spiked a bu...
2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on
well i have not got this vehicle back yet but with the advice i got, which is to replace the valve assembly (valve and sensor and actuator).it requires removal of the intake manifold.i feel this will fix it,as i have checked the vacuum selenoid several times a... Trouble codes: P0661.
2005 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC73D65
One reply made very good sense that it was having a signal problem from the crank sensor at higher rpm's and the pcm was turning injectors off. That would explain why it continued to miss until the car was turned off and restarted. I replaced the new crank sen... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire).
2005 Hyundai Tucson GL 2.0L Battery VIN: KM8JM12B35
Thanks to those who responded. The problem turned out to be a faulty door lock switch on the driver's door. It would occasionally fail to release completely after use, and allow the relay to remain energized. This caused the drain which we were unable to repro...
2004 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L tcm power supply VIN: JNKCV51F34
found trunk lid harness damaged and several broken wires. revrse light circuit was the culprit it shares same power as tcm... was shorting to ground. thanks for the input
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GX48S93
Sorry for the delay been busy it turned out the pcm was smoked, Rechecked all power and grounds and went for the pcm, Sstarts and runs great and repaired harness, thanks
2001 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Steering VIN: 1LNHM82WX1
I dont really consider it a fix, but there doesnt seem to be a better fix. I greased the steering stops and it is quiet now.
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1YVGE22CXV
replaced the boost sensor located on the engine firewall and perform fuel injection service and all is well. it ia also called egr boost sensor.
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: JM1BJ2227X
Douglas from NC and Paul recommended to replace IAC, but it starts first time with IAC, TPS, ECT unplugged (MAF is new) and doesn't after running some time. Victor from Tobago mentioned CAM. I unplugged ignition coils and saved wave forms CAM vs CRANK. When ...
2002 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2YU08142
sorry it took so long to post a fix guys, i only got the vehicle back from the customer last weekend. i took most of your advise and checked for bad wiring from the #6 ignition coil or the coil driver in the ecm. the wiring checked out but the coil driver was ... Trouble codes: P0351 (Primary/secondary ignition coil malfunction).
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L 2-3 shift & lock-up VIN: 1YVFP82D94
Well folks, not sure this one is fixed yet or not. I was not able to find any failures in any data or any trans relearn proceeduers. But I did the battery cable off routine for an hour. At this point I'm waiting for the driver to put enough miles on it to do a...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBRF64J61
Thank You iATN members. The Benz had a loose connection in the back of the relay box in the trunk. I cleaned and repaired the contacts and all works well. Once again thank you all! Brad
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L shifter VIN: WDBNG75J61
Excellent replies, please read them, apparently a very common problem. One replie mentions a person who is machining an aluminum piece for this. pleas read post for the fix. this is just for the archieves. thanks to all.
2004 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L cruise control VIN: 2MHFM75W74
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
I did replaced banks 1 and 2 air fuel ration sensor. Also replaced all plugs, car is running good. The customer took the car home and welded up the 2 holes in the cat. Passed emissions and has good power thanks for the help. Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple missfire), P1273 (a/f ratio sensor bank 1), P1283 (a/f ratio sensor bank 2).
1997 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G2FV32P5V
Finally the Trans Am is fixed. Thanks to all the iatn tecs for answering my specific question about the injector driver issue. We installed a new ACDELCO Optispark Distributor, removing the old Accel one. Problem occured so infrequently it was difficult to com... Trouble codes: P0161.
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L power steering VIN: 4S3BH67532
It turned out to be the pump. We must of damaged it on startup, even though we filled and bled the system per Alldata. The replacement Cardone pump was also bad. I swapped the pump with the one from my 2001 Outback and cured the problem. The Cardone pump d...
1995 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2SK12E6S
thank you for all your replies at the end of this trial we checked igf signal confirmation it was good. The problem was the reman distributor that was installed was wrong, at the bottom of the shaft the offset wedge that syncs into the cam was in the reverse p...
2006 Toyota Corolla LE 1.8L Dash Illumination lights VIN: 2T1BR30EX6
Thanks to all who responded. New PRNDL switch fixed the problem. Cut old switch apart to find fault. Found cleaning solution had wiped insulation material off circuit board causing conductive deposits to short board. Not sure why PCM reacted to this by turning...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L fans VIN: WVGCM67L14
Hi all.. thank you so much for your help. i really appreciate it. im sorry i don't have any fancy fix for you but it turns out that a connector was not plugged back together all the way for the cooling fan. fans went off immediately and customer has not com...
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Engine VIN: WVWAK73C97
Thanks to those that replied to my help request - Many of you correctly identified the crankcase breather system as the problem - I could not believe the noise I was hearing was air being sucked into the crankcase past the rear main seal, but sure enough when ...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58D82
Ok, I appreciate all of the good information. The reason that when I would plug the BCM in the network would go down is because we had a low voltage. The BCM was not the culprit. I performed my original checks again because having low voltage I was suspect of ...
2002 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L No Start VIN: YV1SZ58D12
Turns out the CEM died. I replaced the CEM and downloaded the software and everything came back alive. Looks like the CEM died during the confirm process of the TCM download because when I checked the current software for the TCM, the Upgrade was installed. ... Trouble codes: P1630.
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