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2000 BMW 328i 2.8L immobilizer/starter lock outno VIN: WBAAN3348Y
Hello, this E46 with standard trans will not crank. I bridged the black and black/blue wires at the 'EWS' connector (with 'EWS' disconnected) and the engine will then crank. But of course will not start because no signal to 'DME'. So I replaced the 'EWS' coded...
1998 Buick Century Limited 3.1L egr tube VIN: 2G4WY52M9W
Car comes in with a coolant leak complaint: lower intakes. I pull into shop and have codes P0401, P0300, and P0125. Under code history customer I see where customer has been driving this car for 6,120 miles since P0300 first set. I test drove with scanner and ...
1993 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2G1WP14X0M
Thanks in advance. Had to blow the dust off the Tech 1 for this one. This car missfires off idle to about 4000rpm cold and will stall when you put in gear until car car reaches operating temp of about 180. Plugs are not the best but dont think they could cause...
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Steering VIN: 1GNEK13R0V
First thanks for any help you guys can give me. I have a 97 Tahoe that when you first start up and take off makes a noise and vibration that comes through the steering column like the pump stalls. This goes away after a few turns and won't do it again until yo...
1998 Chevrolet C3500 Silverado 7.4L interior lights VIN: 1GCGC33J9W
Thank's for looking. The truck's interior lights come on at random which drains the battery. I'm looking for the keyless entry modual and the interior light modual. I have found a little plastic black box above the gas pedal but it has 6 wires white, tan, oran...
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L No Communication VIN: 3GNEC16T4Y
Have a 2000 Suburban that came in for a Texas State Emissions Inspection last week. The state computer would not communicate with the PCM. Our Inspector checked all the fuses and none were blown/popped. Customer brought the vehicle back a couple days later to ...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Misfire VIN: 1GCHK29GZ1
I have a problem with hard acceleration or under a heavy load the engine when it is reaching 4000 rpms will start to pop back in the intake very rapidly. It will cause a misfire code but does not pick only 1 cylinder out as a problem. It runs perfect until it ...
2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNFH15T54
I have excessive moisture in the throttle body and upper intake. Clean out and the excessive moisture returns in less than a week and less than 200 miles. Seems to run good other than intermittant stalling which may be from the excessive moisture. It is clear ...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Starting VIN: 1GBJC34235
Truck towed in from regular customer - no start, we have a lot of experience with ford diesels, not so much with gm. Found a blown edu fuse, 25 amp under hood box - anyone seen this before? blows violently as soon as you replace it like a dead short. Just wond...
2007 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G1WC58R17
came in with cel. code p0300. customer stated no work has ever been done. I suggested a maintenance tuneup. plugs and wires. after that it still has a misfire. no 4 is the most. a few others have just a couple misfire hits, but no.4 is in the 25000 range. curr... Trouble codes: P0300
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Gauges And Starting VIN: 1B4GP54R2V
Customer has 97 Caravan that will intermittantly not start, just click, and at the same time the gauges go nuts. Speedometer doesn't work, PRNDL only shows some of the letters, odometer shows only a few numbers. The odometer and PRNDL letters show even when ke...
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP54NXV
Here I go again with a problem child Ford. Received vehicle and did a quick scan and found the codes listed above. I cleared them and did a KOEO and no codes were there. Did the KOER and P1408 showed up but not the misfire code. The car still runs really bad a... Trouble codes: P0304 (4 Misfire), P0401 (EGR Flow Insuficient)
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: IFMRU1765W
Hello IATN, Thanks for taking the time to read this post. I have here a Ford that is eating my lunch and I'm thoroughly convinced it's possessed. The vehicle came in with a running rough problem. I scanned the codes found a misfire on cyl. 4. Looked at the mis... Trouble codes: 304 (mis cyl 4)
1999 Ford F-150 5.4L Low Pedal VIN: 1FTRX18L6N
this one is at a friends shop and has him and me baffled.we replaced master cyl,frt calipers,frt pads,and rear pads. we have bled the sys 5 or 6 times and no air in sys. but the first time you hit the brakes the pedal goes to the floor,the second time you hit ...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Stall VIN: 1FMYU24E8X
cAME IN A WEEK AGO STALLING AT IDLE ALWAYS and they put a IAC on it and it seemed fine. Came back stalling at idle again. Engine will start and run @2000 for a bit then just die like you shut the key off. Always restarts. When it does this, there is a fairly l...
2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: IFTZRI5X2Y
Hi, these truck stalls at stops. Most of the time it restarts right away, some times it keeps going at slow rpm and misfiring then, it comes back to normal till next stop. When having enough time to look at the pressure gage and long start, there is no pressur...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU04132
This Escape had the engine replaced, and has had this code ever since. We clear it, and test drive, or test thru Modis, and code comes back every time. We have continuity through the harness to the pcm, and to ground, but no a.c. signal to pcm. Sensor has been... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam pos sensor), P1400 (dpfe egr low voltage)
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L low power at times VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
I have replaced all of the oxygen sensors for these codes, and the light stayed off for about 3 weeks, now back on with same 2 codes. O2 sensor have been replaced twice so far, so I don't think it is that. Any other concerns that pop up causing these codes? Trouble codes: P0133, P0153
2003 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on
Let me start by saying sorry for no VIN. I spent several hours looking at this car at work today, but now am at home and the thought of it sitting in my bay is haunting me. This car came in with nothing more than a MIL complaint. Scanned it got P0452. Watched ... Trouble codes: P0452 (Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor Low Volts)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L interior lights VIN: 1FTNW21P44
This trucks interior lights and door ajar light stay on. Modis shows both rear door are closed at all times (with door open or closed no change in position reading). Front doors read closed when open and ajar when closed. Normally I can tell which door switch ...
2005 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF14W15
I have a head scratcher here. Customer was driving, said all was fine, stopped at a light where it died and wouldn't restart. Engine sounds like there is no compression on a cylendar or two. Will start if i clear flood it for a while then runs like total dog p... Trouble codes: P0109 (Map or baro pressure circuit intermitant), C1284 (Oil pressure switch fault), B1318 (Low voltage at module), B1360 (Ign run/acc circuit open)
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78472
Vehicle will run well til it warms up ,then code p1259 appears and will get stumble and will not rev over 2500 rpm during road test.When vehicle is running normal watching through my Modis, VTEC solenoid goes from off to on at roughly 2300 rpm and Vtec pressur... Trouble codes: P1259 (Vtec system failure)
2005 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Power Sliding Doors VIN: 5FNRL388X5
Left power sliding door opens by its self going down the road. more frequent when cold outside. not familular with these. Any honda techs that could shed some light on this problem. Thanks in advance.
2007 Hyundai Sonata Limited 3.3L Oil Pressure very high 104 psi VIN: 5NPEU46F77
this car came in with an oil leak ...oil was omming from the filter housing ...it weas just pouing out so i replaced the o ring and retested it and no leak found so i shipped it ...well it ame back 2 days later with same problem so i heked pressure and found o...
2008 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L Cuts out, Stall, Start/dies VIN: JNKBV61F38
Group, 2008 Infinity G35x, Starts momemtarily and stalls immediately. Does not run long enough to idle. Throttle accuators act upon startup then shut down. Can read and see pedal position sensors one and two acting. TPS have no movement on startup. Does not a... Trouble codes: P1233 (Electronic throttle accuation)
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L radio VIN: C52WC33981
We did valve cover gaskets and a tune up. Customer came back and said radio will not turn off or can not be controlled in any way. No volume or CD and will not turn off even after you turn the car off and back on the radio is still on. Any ideas? Rick
1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 2.5L Starting VIN: 1J4FY29P6X
I have a 1999 Jeep Wrangler, 2.5L Auto Transmission, Cust. brought me the car, and it won't start, I turn the key all the way, and nothing, I am getting 12V to the starter, but I am not hearing the fuel pump engaging and it does not even want to engage the sta...
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GK48K04
car came back po122 tps no-1 low very interm. found in freeze frame when set code tps had .07 volts. when test driving once with scanner voltage dropped on tps to .07 car did not dye but tran shifted very bad buy the time i got back to shop it was running norm... Trouble codes: P0123, P0122
2007 Jeep Patriot 2.4L brake lights/parking lock VIN: 1J8FF28W37
We had an 07 Jeep Patriot towed in for no brake lights and not able to shift out of park. I pulled the plug from the brake switch and have power at the red wire. When I jump it to the brake light wire, the lights come on and the park lock opens up. I tried...
2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Wipers VIN: SALNY22273
Wipers will not work on delay, Slow speed to off park in middle of windshield, High Operate Normal & Park.
1995 Mazda MPV LX 3.0L Distributor VIN: JM3LV5220S
Thank you in advance for your help on this. I took this job becasue I knew exctly what was wrong when the guy called me with a loud noise coming from the top of the engine, valve lifters needed replaced. Been there and done that before. This one is different, ...
2006 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33556
We have a MINI Cooper S with a MIL for trans fault P0700, cannot communicate with trans module(car shifts rough as well), ABS/Traction light on with can communication and LF wheel speed sensor codes, and also low tire light is on and can't communicate with TPM... Trouble codes: 5E15, 5D90, P0700
2007 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L No Start VIN: 4A3AB36F87
Hauled in as a no start car cranks fine but will not start has code p0513 immobilizer unit ecm comm. error. Customer shut off went into work hasn't started sense. Shop Key says to clear codes and if p0513 comes back replace pcm. Has anyone run into this before... Trouble codes: P0513 (Immobilizer unit Ecm comm. error)
1976 Nissan 280Z 2.8L No Start VIN: HLS3036744
Customer brought in, has rebuilt head,new everthing.got to run by moving plug wires around [on carb spray].injectors dont pulse.have power on both sides at injector plug.hard to find any info on car. Thanks will
1999 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D5X
Thanks in advance for all of your help. costomer brought car in for a no start, and we found fuel pump not working. So we replaced the fuel pump now we have fuel, but everytime we try to stark car it floods all of the plugs. we have read all of the posts and n...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L No satrt, security light on dash VIN: 1N4BA41E64
Car came in with transmission in "fail-safe" mode. Stuck in 3rd gear. No communication with trans module. Replaced trans module with new unit. NO CHANGE. same exact problem, only now TCM will communicate. While testing, main fuse/relay block on passenger side ...
1997 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G3HY52K4V
Engine is fuel hydro-locking. cts,map,normal-all injectors are being pulsed,noid looks normal. If we remove plugs & blow out cyls.,we can get eng. to run briefly. Inj. puls width is 7-8 mlsec at idle. Fuel psi is low ,as could be expected,5 to 10 at first, 45 ... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Other GM H2 6.0L Transfer Case VIN: 5GRGN23V93
2003 hummer h2- iam replacing the transmission in this vehicle due to burnt fluid no 3 or 4 gear. When i was removing the rear drive shaft i could not pull it out from transfer case by hand it was necessary to use a air hammer to slide it out?? I found drive s...
2000 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 2G2FV22G6Y
Vehicle has a squealing (rhythmical chirping noise same as rpm of engine) noise after warm up. Louder in bell housing area. When engine is cold noise is not there. Have replaced clutch assembly. Possible something in engine or transmission causing noise . With...
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WR12192
Hello all, thanks in advance for the advice. Car came in missing out on cyclinder #5 at idle. Once you give it some gas the miss goes away. I have swapped coils, wires, plugs, injectors and the miss always stays with #5. I am thinking maybe an internal vacuum ... Trouble codes: P0128, P0300
2003 Saturn L200 2.2L noise VIN: 1G8JU54F83
I've got an exhaust noise, mostly only at 1st start. Goes away after about 4-5 minutes. Raise car up and its very load in the mid section of the exhaust pipe. My fear is the convertor and the resonator are pretty close and I want to replace the right part. Goi...
2007 Saturn Vue 2.2L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 5GZCZ33D17
Compaint on this Vue was at times step on throttle and nothing happens, other times it would accelerate on its own while driving. Other times the speedometer and tachometer would go all over the place, she could be driving and the tach might show 1 or 6 K and ... Trouble codes: P1574 (Brake Switch problem), P3905 (undocumented), P2039 (undocumented)
2002 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86RX2
Thank to all in advance,this vehicle came into the shop with a MIL lamp on (also vsc and vrsc lights typical to come on with MIL) we attempted to retrieve codes and found none with genysis, checked global and vehicle specific and all modules and there were no ...
2003 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWN72N13
3.4 L Stars ok. After entering closed loop (warmed up), it will run ok for a short while then will surge and nearly cut off or cut off at idle. It also appears to have a lean surge at WOT. Depressing the accelerator halfway or less, the engine seems to acceler... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank 1)
2003 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Reverse VIN: JTEGH20V23
This U140E trans came in for a bench rebuild because of slip during the 2-3 shift. No real problems were found, so I overhauled it with new frictions, linear solenoid, boost valve and sleeve and aftermarket end plugs for the valve body. Now there is no reverse...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Headlights VIN: WVWPH63B61
sold the customer a headlight refinish for dim lights-used the BG products kit, works very well. those housings look brand new, but the lights are still dim, proved it by using the headlight aimer-don't remember the brand(the one required by the state for stat...

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1988 BMW 535i 3.5L Starting VIN: WBADC8405J
Second update: Starter's in with new ref sensor & coil but it is still being a bad child. At this point, since I'm not intimate with the fuel system on this car, I'm borrowing another ECM to see what happens. Waveform of engine speed sensor looks fine And I...
1996 BMW 328i 2.8L Trouble Codes VIN: WBACD4327T
Thank you too all of your advise. I did go ahead and give the BMW a Full Trany service and the fluid looked like it had never been changed. It is driving fine now and hope that there is plenty of life left in the trany :-)
1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L door locks VIN: 4USCH7328V
Thanks to Serge and Long for the help. I was led to a site which had a wiring diagram for a 1997 318i which is the same for this dealer installed Alpine security system as the Z3 I'm working on. I don't know if it's ok to put the web site on here but if anyone...
2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HP54K22
I would like to thank everyone who took time to offer advice. The car is unfortunatley not repaired yet, but it is a freinds car and it will be back for another go-around if and when problem gets worse. Heres the deal with this thing, it only acts up when car ...
1995 Chevrolet Corsica 2.2L No Communication VIN: 1G1LD5540S
This vehicle was a royal pain, made worse by a customer who knows just enough about what he is doing to have screwed something up. In this case, the customer had moved the UART data line, (circuit 800, tan wire) from terminal M of the ALDL connector to termin...
2004 Chevrolet Malibu 2.2L Battery VIN: 2G1WF52E14
Sorry to say while I was on vacation the customer traded the car in on another vehicle so I'll never know now. Thanks for all the suggestions & help Mitch [...]
1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Stall VIN: 3C3EL55H8T
Special thanks to Michael in Michigan and Paul in Minnesota for pointing me in the right direction by suggesting lock/unlock on the passenger door to disable the security system. Thanks to all of you for providing additional details on the functioning of this...
2000 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Oil pressure light VIN: 2C3HC56G6Y
Sorry for the late reply. The customer had to take the car and he brought it back later. The problem was a simple wire repair. The insulation was rubbed off just a little and was making contact with engine block. Fixed wire and light went out thanks for all th...
2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY58B25
Thanks to all who replied !! After exhausting all diagnostics, trying the battery disconnect, checking the voltages, checking resistance in the ground and power circuits, checking all ground connections everything pointed to a faulty PCM... We took the car to ... Trouble codes: P0031 (Bank 1 Sensor 1 Heater Low), P0037 (Bank 1 Sensor 2 Heater Low).
2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L No power, idle ok VIN: 2B7KB31Z42
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18208
Thank you everyone for your suggestions. I have a suggestion to some- please read the body of the problem before a reply. I do appreciate everyone's response. All in all, we replaced the egr valve & the customer wanted a flowmaster exhaust for the longest time... Trouble codes: P0404 (p0406-), P0406.
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L 2nd gear VIN: 2FMZA5249X
First off, a big "thank you" to all that offered help. I ended up removing the valve body in the vehicle and rechecked the check ball locations. Found out the #10 ball was in the wrong spot(oops!). No harm done to trans didn't drive it too hard during the r...
2006 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU74866
replaced plugs and one coil. cleaned all water out of spark plug tube and ran engine for a couple of hours with a thorough test drive. pulled coil back out and found no water. let engine cool down completely and still no water in hole.pressure tested cooling s... Trouble codes: P0306.
2007 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Noise VIN: 1FDXE45P87
1992 Geo Prizm 1.6L smokes VIN: 1HG4654977
So. Most thought it was the piston rings. However it was oil puddling excessively near the PCV pick up tubes on the valve cover. A simple fix was to stuff and secure Two PCV breather filters into both PCV pick up tubes. The car was driven again w/oil at the F...
2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 Denali 6.0L shocks VIN: 1GKFK66UX3
looks like going to use arnott shocks, waiting for customers final choice thanks for the help
2000 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Surge VIN: 1HGCG6556Y
Thanks to everyone who responded, it was in fact an air bound cooling system. I had clipped the water hose from the IAC into a plastic wire loom clip under the manifold. This effectively pinched off the hose. After removing it from the clip and re-bleeding the...
2009 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L engine VIN: 5J6RE48579
well, the vehicle never came back. i forgot to mention that i did a engine flush on it. We do engine flushes on cars with really bad oil or people who go 10k mile between oil changes. we also use it for "preventative" maintenance. i don't really buy it but t...
2011 Hyundai Sonota 2.4L Collision Repair VIN: 5NPEC4ACXB
The old ecu was connected in order to read codes. Like the other fellow said this ecu can not give codes if it doesnt know what the system has installed. I had two codes in the ecu one for crash data and one a generic occupant seat system both codes would no...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L No Start VIN: JNRDR09X21
Sorry to take so long. Just have to love Insurance companies. they delivered truck a week later and yes no keys. keys took another 3 days. mean while i checked for aftermarket alarm system or other aftermarket itesm (none). I jump started the starter with cabl...
1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GGCS1943W
Thanks to all that replied. Checked all power and grounds and all ok. While testing grounds found voltage backfeeding to pcm case. Still all charging system test was ok. Replaced alternator and weird voltage went away and could not duplicate concern. Trouble codes: P0132 (Ho2s high voltage).
2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 3.8L m37 fuse VIN: 1J4GA69198
Well I called my buddy at the JEEP dealer, he checked it for me. He agreed that the sway bar module is cooked, he could not communicate with it using a factory tool. Advised customer, customer is having auto sway bar system replaced under extended warranty b...
2001 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L No Start VIN: 4F2CU08121
Well I ended up tearing it apart and checking the timing. Right cam out 4 teeth,left cam out 3 teeth. Reluctor for crankshaft sensor on backwards.Re-timed and it fired right up with no valve train damage.Oh you gotta love these old backyard mechanics !! Thanks...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L turn signal , horn , wipers VIN: WDBHA29G2X
Thanks for 6 replies, a bad passanger side door module interrupting interrior CAN bus, was the problem, my scanner was not able to show the problem module, so took me longer time to finish the job. Thank you Roobi
2003 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG Kompressor 5.5L engine VIN: WDBNG74J63
Well, this thing is finally fixed. Long story short, I pulled the lower oil pan and removed the oil pump. There wasnt any evidence of any metal debris or plastic from a timing chain guide or anything else of concern. The pump did feel kind of "notchy" and had ...
1999 Nissan Frontier XE 3.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1N6ED26Y8X
Sorry this fix post is late. I'm just back in the shop after being out for some surgery. After many more test drives and checking power and grounds to the ECU and scoping about everything on the vehicle, I also swapped the MAF sensor with a known good part. I ...
2001 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L brake pedal VIN: 4N2ZN1ST21
First thanks for all your help. The problem was the abs unit. We blocked off the master at the primary port and found the pedal will sink. Then we blocked off the secondary port and then we had a rock hard pedal. Went to the abs unit and blocked off the port g...
1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on, reprogramming VIN: 1G8ZK5272X
Flashed the vehicle with a tech 2. After disconnecting p.c.m., it reset allowing us to program as normal with a tech 2 and the red adapter. Apparently the Mastertech does all other GM vehicles except Saturn, so now i know. Vehicle was reprogrammed due to a ... Trouble codes: P0133 (O2 sensor slow response bank 1 sensor 1).
1992 Subaru Legacy L 4x4 2.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BJ632XN
I took all the advice that everyone else sent me.. and with no luck. I tryed a used coil, a used ecm, pulled the IAC Vavle and checked that cleaned it made sure it was working ok, I checked for fuel pressure drop on the injectors, I cleared all the codes and I...
1999 Subaru Legacy L 30th Anniversary 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 4S3BD4356X
GOT SOME SVERY GOOD SUGGESTIONS However, I did read from another post that was sent to me by a fellow iatn'er. that the knock sensor could be the culprit. I say that because the knock sensor must have been doing it's job. The piston slap on this one was pr...
1991 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Excessive Emissions
lo n behold! you all did it again.the fuel lines had been replaced at other shop and got switced in the process so we got the fix thanks to atn members responding correctly.switced lines back and kaboom problem solved.thanks to all from texas
2003 Toyota Tacoma S-Runner 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEVL52N93
well we put a vapopr pressure sensor in the vehical and that fixed it. Trouble codes: 451.
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 3.5L A/C Vents VIN: 4T1BK46K87
2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited 3.5L High beam headlamps VIN: JTMBK31V38
This one has not left my stall yet, charging bat, but I'm calling it a fix. As 1 of the replies suggested I followed up on what the customer did with the trailer harness. I determined that it was equiped with trailer tow, but the customer had it hooked up as i...
2000 Volvo V70 R AWD 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LV60D9Y
Thanks for all the input by everyone! We replaced both oxygen sensor and the customer had the car for about 3 weeks. all is good now.
2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS94D11
Most suggested a crank sensor issue which made pretty good sense considering the car was throwing misfires so readily without any real noticeable roughness from the engine. However, the scope pattern of the crank sensor looked pretty good as far as I could tel... Trouble codes: P0300, 3563 (misfire cyl. 6), 3543 (misfire cyl. 4), 3553 (misfire cyl. 5), 3523 (misfire cyl. 2), 3533 (misfire cyl. 3).
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