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1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KY5496X
I'm posting this on behalf of a service writer. 99' STS will intermittently lose power, and by lose power I mean everything shuts off, engine dies, cluster, radio, and all lights go out. happens at all speeds and driving conditions, but sometimes will not happ...
2000 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L p0755&p1792 VIN: 2B4GP45R6Y
hello all this one has me pulling my hair for 3 days. vehicle will go into limp mode after driving for aprox. 4 miles at 55 mph. will set P0755 2/4 shift solinoid fault and P1792 battery disconnect codes.i'm not sure if the P0755 will trigger a false P1792 whe...
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck Sport 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KR29C76
Hi, first off this vehicle is a diesel, i dont know why the vin is returning an identification for a gas engine. I cannot get any communication from the Data Link Connector and i tried different areas, no com from engine, tranny, abs etc. I have been researchi...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FTSW21P06
When the truck is cold on the initial start up it will have an extended crank probably 10-15 seconds. ICP press read between 1800 and 1900 on start up. 12 volts to the glow plugs. New oil filter, oil, and both fuel filters. Air filter looks very recently repla...
2000 Honda Civic Si 1.6L Car Control VIN: 1HGEM1148Y
Driving at cruise speed (50mph - 80mph sometimes more) at the time when the car lands after jumping a small crest it pulls really hard to the right as if at the time of the landing the driver turned the steering wheel hard to the right and then to the left in ...
2004 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L MIL Lamp on, loss of power VIN: SALNE22254
hello there, fellow techs!!! what i have here is a 04 freelander 2.5L from hell... need some advise on what i should do to further get this vehicle repaired!!! to begin, customer had brought this car into my shop due to lost of coolant. found coolant in crankc... Trouble codes: P0303, P0305
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Left Front hydralic VIN: WDBSK75F73
Dear fellow iatn'ers...we ordered the hydr. shock, and I just wanted to ask you guys if there's any need for speciality tools for hydralic shock replacement? I already read all other threads on this, except the 'rodeo' thing, I didn't see anything related to ...
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L no monitor set VIN: YV1LS55A2X
Hi folks, I have a 1999 Volvo S70 2.4L that will not set readiness monitors. Therefore fails emissions. I am unable to find a drive cycle on alldata or mitchell. have found a few different cycles through google but none have worked. the 02 heater monitor is th...

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1995 BMW M3 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBF9323S
Thank you for all Reply, Vehicle Fix with new mass air flow meter, Trouble codes: 73 (Throttle Position Sensor Circuit).
2003 BMW 325xi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEU33483
So after taking the vanos back apart we found a small blemish in one of the new seals. After replacing the seal & re-assembly we still had the same problem. Once again, when we took it apart the exhaust side plug had very little oil in it! On the bench, with a... Trouble codes: 104 (106 -), 106.
2000 Chevrolet Blazer Trailblazer 4.3L compressor VIN: 1GNCS13W5Y
thanks for all the good advise replaced the compressor orfice tube resever dryer flushed and recharged system it is working good now.
2006 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.3L No Start, Guages/ door locks VIN: 2G1WD58CX6
Thanks to all who replied. I checked AL [...] grounds and power circuits to the BCM and no "green" or bad circuits. I really feel that this is a BCM failure but with limited equipment and knowledge, am unable to prove. I would have to send it to the dealer for a re... Trouble codes: U0155 (History code only), B1000 (History code only), U0073 (u0001-), U0001 (testing and results).
2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Stall VIN: 1B3ES56C93
Hi there everyone and thanks for the input. This one ended up being a jump to judgement. I felt it and it felt just like TCC issues BUT.. The next morning i drove it again to try and duplicate the concern but i found that when the engine cooled down, i woul...
2007 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L differential assy VIN: 1FTPW14VX7
thank you guys i already fix the problem.we add 2 pint of friction modifier and customer drive for a while and problem fix.thank you for the help and response.
1992 GMC C2500 Sierra SLE 5.7L 1-2 shift VIN: 2GTFK29K1N
Sorry guys, I got this one mixed up with my 97. This is not an electronic trans, just a 700R4. The governor gear was indeed broken. $3.42 for a new gear and It was back on the road again. Thanks for the help, C.J.
1995 GMC C2500 Sierra SL 5.7L hard 1-2 shirt VIN: 1GC29K0E53
Rebuilt trans no longer going into fail safe it is still going into 1-2 falt with hard shift force motor sill stays at .20 amps. thank you for all the help. I going to keep at and see what I find.
2004 Honda Accord EX 3.0L keep ALIVE POWER VIN: 1HGCM66534
Thanks for the responses folks but every fuse checked OK. The vehicle completed readiness tests so quickly, the owner got his inspection (without shutting off car) and did not want to spend anymore time for now on this problem. Wish I could provide more and ...
2006 Kia Optima LX 2.7L Wheel Sensors VIN: KNAGE12406
Ok, First off, THANK YOU for those whom replyed to help & advise me, TRUE proffisionals. The snap-on-Solus, will ONLY clear codes & turn off the ( TMPS ) lamp, BUT will not register OR turn off low tire icon,registration of the 3 new TPMS sensors was done with...
2006 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged 4.2L Unknown VIN: SALMF1342A
spot on with the coolant pump and wiring issues new pump and t-stat with a coolant flush and fixed the wiring as per tsb which was easely to find in alldata once i had code def from iatn. as this problem was only at heavey load the and listed as a history on...
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LHNM97V7Y
sometimes we over look the simple things,we get a little to involved in all our computers and testers,after taking a break to think what i was missing i removed air cleaner box and found an animal nest had completely plug air intake,no intake air that fuel ain... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean condition), P0174 (Lean condition).
1984 Nissan 200SX 2.0L Heater Core VIN: JN1PS24S7E
I found the problems to repair the car before I recieved any replies to my post, found hiddin screws behind warning lamp lenes on the instrument cluster cover panel bezel, thanks for the help anyway.
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start VIN: 3N1CB51D83
first thank you for your responses. thank Kerry for the clip, however since it wouldn't idle didn't really help in this case however i did save it for use in the future. Found out that the car had be in a hard front impact and somehow it knocked the variable t...
2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L Gages ,all dash lights ,Power seats ,Ect. VIN: YS3DF58K31
Thanks everyone it was the igniton switch that fixed this car! It also had a broken cruise switch and blinker switch which made problem look worse , But the cars gone for a few weeks now and no more problems Thanks Again !
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS TDI 1.9L crank no start VIN: WVWSR61J65
Sent vehicle to Dealership. They said timing was off by 1-2 teeth that's why the vehicle did not start. The customer had the timing belt replaced 40k miles ago at the same dealership. Car is finally fixed, it was the timing belt.
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