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2000 Alfa Romeo 156twin spar 2.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: ZAR9320000
customer noticed slight miss on acceleration once last week,felt slight miss yesterday engine hot,today came in on tow truck,roadside service checked and found no spark,no injector pulse,by the time car arrived here it was cold,so it started up, fault code p03... Trouble codes: P0303
1990 BMW 735i 3.5L Starting VIN: WBAGB4318M
this bmw does not shut off when key is removed . Removed ignition switch , still running . Lock cylinder is working fine . The ignition switch has 4 large wires going to it . Red , purple , green , black/yellow . Found that the green wire is shorted to power ....
2005 Buick Rendezvous Ultra 3.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G5DA03765
2005 buick rendevous ultra 3.6 code p0449 also no start after filling fuel tank . Trouble codes: P0449
2004 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y24
Car came in with check engine light on. Cust complaint was that it stalls at lights sometimes as well. I found that it had codes for crank sensor A so I replaced both of them with parts from the dealer. It also has a code p0741 for TCC stuck off. Cust chose no...
1990 Chevrolet K2500 Silverado 5.7L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCFK24K1L
problem occurs only at cruising speed in overdrive under light acceleration. it feels like a miss. once it shifts out of overdive the miss goes away and vehicle runs fine with plenty of power and does not skip a beat. have replaced all tuneup parts. and have r...
1995 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L No Start, hard starting VIN: 1G8KC34F0S
Customer brought truck to school after computer and injector pump had been replaced for hard starting. Was setting code 36 as well. Truck will roll white smoke, smells like raw fuel and is very hard to start. We checked glow plugs and they were OK, pulled fuel... Trouble codes: 36 (Injector pulse width long)
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R2X
Scratching my head here... I have a misfire only at idle and at speeds under 40mph. I recommended full tune up to customer. They installed plugs and wires themselves. Verified proper wire routing and firing order. I replaced cap, rotor, and injector assembly (... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected)
2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L all guages and radio VIN: 2G1WX15K32
Hey all you GM guys out there! I have had this monte carlo ss in my shop for over a week now, working on it off and on. Customer complaint was that upon getting out of storage for the winter the guage cluster and radio were not working. When car arrived at sho...
2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L No Start VIN: KL1TJ52634
Vehicle is a no start with no codes present. Will run if you spray carb cleaner in throttle body. Vehicle came in with a coolant leak under intake manifold. Had to remove intake, starter and alternator for repairs. After assembly it started up and ran fine, th...
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L compressor
Thank you all in advance, I have a 99 chrysler 300M with the a/c compressor not engaging. My scanner shows a/c clutch "off" when I have it on. I have two battery voltage at the clutch relay. I installed a jumper from battery voltage to a/c clutch at the relay ...
2005 Chrysler Crossfire SRT-6 3.2L low power VIN: 1C3AN79N85
After driving approximately 10 miles, supercharger shuts off. Can slow down, allow engine to idle, supercharger will continue working. Hooked volt-meter up to supercharger power and ground; drops to zero when supercharger turns off. Has code in history (PO403)... Trouble codes: P0403
2006 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L feul pump relay VIN: 2C3LA63H66
hi again fellow techs. i have this chrysler in for a crank on srart. testing found igntion power to fuek pump relay. mod does not tell me where this power is sourced (ign switch, asd,)of i jump terminal 30 and 87 in pdc car fires and runs fine. i have ground f...
1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L accesories VIN: 1B4GP45G8W
After starting vehicle, nothing inside has electrical power. After a couple of times of this the s.e.s. light comes on. Have not been able to duplicate problem since the first ig. switch was changed approx a year ago. Van comes in with multiple codes for lack ...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7KF23W4X
This vehicle was brought in for rough idle after 20-30 min hot soak.I found short term fuel trims bank 1 -30% and bank 2 -50% during problem.Which only occurs after restart after 1 minute or so of running and only lasts for about 2 minutes then trim readings g... Trouble codes: P0720 (output speed sensor)
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Oil Pump VIN: 1B7KF23741
Got another good one. I've got a cummins diesel that got towed here three months ago with a howling noise from timing cover after something slid off his seat & gunned throttle for a second. He was smart enough to not let me hear it and insisted I pull timing c...
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L timing chain VIN: 1D7HU18NX3
Hi all. I have a 03 dodge with a 4.7 that's eating my lunch.Veh. came in with noisy timing chain.I replaced the timing chains,guides and tensioners as a kit.Veh. was quiet when job was completed and we released veh.to cust.At the time of repair I noticed the e...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE Plus 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2D4GP44L55
This vehicle was brought in from another shop...still a mystery...The other shop had installed a good used engine in this vehicle..after the used engine was installed it started having the issue where the flex plate cracks..but in fact the flex plate was not t... Trouble codes: P0032
1976 Ford Mustang II Ghia 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: T234567890
The beast came back. Ran great for several weeks. Suddenly can't accelerate past 2000 RPMS, hot or cold under load. Will back fire sometimes. Timing is set at 12 BTDC. Hasn't changed since tune up, marks are still fresh and visible. Changed the fuel filter aga...
1993 Ford F-250 XLT 7.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FTHF23G6P
This old ford is giving me a time. Customer brought in complaining that it is getting poor fuel economy(3-4mpg). Replaced cap, rotor, plugs and wires. Went to pull codes and to check datastream. Could get ECU to run KOEO and KOER but would not communicate to g...
1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Abs System VIN: 1FTCR10A2T
Repaired above items and now ABS light is on after a few seconds of idling. I jumped the test connector to ground for 2 seconds and the only code that flashes is 12 quick flashes and no slow flashes. All fuses are good and I even tried switching diodes, that d...
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L No Start, Stall, Misfire, lack of power VIN: 3FEKF38F4V
We towed the truck in the first time for a no start condition. Customer stated that it lost power and died while driving. After getting it back to the shop we found the cam sensor code in the ecm. tested and found a bad sensor. Replaced the sensor and all was ... Trouble codes: 1211 (Ipr), 340 (Cam Sensor), 344 (Cam Sensor)
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L speedo VIN: 1FAFP5249X
when started cold it works ,after 1/2 mile it stops working , put a scanner on it and computer sees the vss , and it gives signal but when it speedo stops so dose the scanner seeing the vss , ,we replaced the vss on tranny but problem still there , has anyome ...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Power Steering VIN: 1FTSX31F6X
Started the truck and work fine for few blocks and then as you applied brakes no power steering assist then no brake assist. pulled pump off and found stuck relief valve. replaced pump.result when brakes applied no assist.
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L monitors not running VIN: 1FAFP55233
i have this 2003 taurus, that i can not get the o2 ,o2 heater,evap,and catalist moniters to run . the only non continouis monitor that will run is the egr monitor.ive checked everything that i know will keep these monitors not to run. i have even talked to a t...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Parking brake cable VIN: 1FMRU15W33
Hi everyone, Have an 03 Expedition with an inoperative parking brake due to excessive slack in the cables. There is no adjustment on these cables. There is definitely to much slack in the cable as I have compared the tension to another Expedition that happens ...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21P24
Tested after IPR and ICP replaced. Oil pressure at ICP now at 245 on hot engine cranking. Oil pressure low on cold start for first 10-15 seconds of cranking. When pressure starts to rise, vehicle will start. Will run fine until cut off and will not restart if ... Trouble codes: P0407 (EGR B circuit low), P0488 (EGR throttle position control range/performance), P2291 (ICP too low - engine cranking), P1000 (Readiness monitors not set)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPX14594
Vehicle came to us from wholesale auction,so no previous history available.Customer complained of poor idle,stalling,no power and engine noise.Former technician diagnosed the problem as a compression issue on #2. He then pulled passenger side cyl head,found no...
2005 Ford Freestyle Limited 3.0L cooling fans VIN: 1FMDK06115
This is the first time i have run into this in 15 yrs. I do know the vehicle hit a deer but that was about 2 yrs ago. what it is doing is the cooling fans will not turn off at all unless i disconnect the battery. the temp on both coolant temp sensors are both ...
2005 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVFT82H35
Ok guys, and gals. I have a 2005 Mustang GT here Built very nice looking car. Runs great most of the time. Every once in a while it will bog down, rough idle, and stall most of the time. I've listed the codes pulled. When A/C is on and turning the wheel it bog... Trouble codes: P0345, P0349, P061B, P2106
2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMDK05186
hello to all members hope all are doing well,have this freestyle that sounds like it has a bad wheel bearing, the noise sounds as if it has a bad bearing in the transfer case that bolts on to the side of the transmission,calling the dealership they said never ...
2002 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L Monitor Status VIN: 1GTGG25R12
Van Came In For Smog At A Friends Shop Failed Due To No Monitors Complete But If You Check With OBD II It Gives Option Of Two ECMs To Check $10 Or $17 (Engine) I Have Seen This Only With ECM And TCM The Van Has A Factory CNG Conversion On It And The Smog Machi...
2003 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT73SX3
Hi all, got this GMC in with a repeat mil. Comes on after a couple trips. Replaced the sensor to no avail. Pressures all ok on scan tool. Voltages at sensor all ok. Missing something here, need help. Trouble codes: P0105, P0107
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L sliding door VIN: 5FNRL18633
hello honda guys. looking for some help on this honda's sliding doors.. the doors will not close with inside and outside handels unless you help them. doors will open and close with switch most of the time. then all at once they might not close with switch and...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Alternator VIN: KM8SC13D22
The question I have is, the wiring diagram on Alldata shows a two wire connector at the alternator and the battery wire, which are all there. The connector has two wires on the harness side, however, the OEM alternator only has one prong for the white wire, th...
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L extended cranking VIN: KM8SC13D93
I need some help I know this a hyuandi problem after filling with gas the suv has an extended crank like it is not getting gas but it will start if you crank it long enough
2005 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Timing Gear VIN: KMHHN65F65
Hello and thanks for taking time to read. Customer was towed in no start w/symtoms of broken timing belt. Proceeded to remove cover and found that the bank 2 cam pulley had shattered (radiator side). Removed intake and valve covers and inpected. No bent valves...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IJ4GW58S3X
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4G248S9Y
after replacing crk sensor got OBD data responce again.Fuelpump hums no pressure,P-[...] up checked ASD relay its good.Ckecked wires for short in injector can't seen too get it.Unplug PCM to get numbers off it is that my problem. Trouble codes: P1389 (fuel pump hums no pressureno pulse frm injectors new crk sensor checked ASD relay its good.)
1997 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Dash Warning Lights VIN: SALPV1447V
We have this range rover that was sitting for several weeks and then the battery was dead. After charging the battery all the dash warning lights lit up and stay on.car will start, but all the dash warning lights stay lit 24 hrs a day.my mechanic is leaning to...
2007 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVHP80C47
Car came in with a slight surge/jump at idle and under acceleration, car bogs up and down when cruising down road. Not horrible but not acceptable. It will run fine and fix itself if MAF is unplugged. I capped off both the EGR and PURGE selenoid first thing fr... Trouble codes: P2187 (Lean at idle)
2000 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDB2030612
Hi all.. We have a Merc c240 will intermittently hesitate in the engine ,flash on the engine light and then bring on esp warning on dash after. Almost like some one turned off the key for a split second. Other times the engine fan will come on full speed then ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L compressor VIN: WDBSK75F43
Hello everyone. I have a 2003 Mercedes Benz SL500 and the a/c compressor is inop. When a/c turn on, the red light on the a/c control panel flashes. Blower works, all vent mode ok. Evacuate, vaccum and charge system to spec. I search for infor and wiring diagra...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Timing Chain? VIN: WDBUF56J66
This 06 e350 obviously had some front engine work likely the balance shaft job. Customer bought from used car lot about a month ago and about 2 weeks ago noticed rattling noise on startup. This car actually had two noises. First i saw belt tensioner oscillatin...
1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L High idle VIN: 1MELM55U7S
Thanks in advance, this one came in with a high idle . I used smoke machine and found small vacuum leak at pcv hose. computer has one code koer 412 cannot control idle speed . if i disconnect tps or iac it makes no differance. if i disconnect mass air flow sen... Trouble codes: 412 (Cant control idle speed)
2000 Mercury Villager 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4M2XV1JTXY
auto runs like crap at idle off idle mil light flickers does not show any codes scanner flickers data along with mil have physically checked everything alt,mass air egr I am at a dead end.. pcm promlem??
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Limp Mode VIN: 4A3AA46G2Y
car is in limp mode after motor exchange
1998 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: JT2AC52LXW
Car will start and run when cold for about 10 secs then die and wont restart acts like its flooded. It will not start if you hold the throttle open kind of tries to but usually a no go. If you unplug all the injectors and then try will run for a bit then die p...
2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T1BF28B91
Customer came home from church, parked car in garage, went out later to drive it, wouldn't start. Vehicle is well maintained. Cranks over fine, battery is strong. Looking for a common cause with this scenario. I know not much to go on but looking for any ...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L No Start VIN: JTDBE32K73
hi guys,have this big problem on this camry.came to the shop after is triyng to start,and the battery was down.i try to boost and nothigs done. no other code, there no fuel no injection time. cannot find made everyting i know, thanks for your help. and i have ... Trouble codes: B2796
2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 4.0L 3-2-1 downshift VIN: 5TETU62N76
very harsh downshift, while coming to stop. 3-2-1
2010 Toyota SIENNA 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 5TDDK3DC3B
the a/c does not work,get the code b1479(flow sensor circuit).use toyota intelligent tester ii can push a/c work ,is there any tsb about this?
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVGBC77L94
Client stated engine runs roughly, somke from exhaust on start up. Engine light on, found misfire codes on all cylinders, long term fuel trim codes, mixture regulation codes for bank 1&2. Tech. Belives it may be a crankcase vent problem. Any pointers on this p... Trouble codes: P1152 (Upper limit exceeded), P1090 (Upper limit exceeded), P1914 (Implausible signal), P2279 (Lower limit exceeded), P1151 (Long term fuel trim too lean)
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Driver memory seat VIN: 3VWDT71K66
The drivers memory seat feature is inop. I am using the VAG-COM scan tool. There are no DTC's stored in this modules memory. When viewing Group 008, field 2, memory function, reads "Inactive" & field 4, initialization, reads "erased". When viewing the memory s...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L blower VIN: YV1VS29531
Blower completely quit and lost radio, courtesy lights and locks. Some how the yellow enclosure in engine bay fuses was loose. After pressing on those three fuses all funtions came alive (including control buttons, before that we had A/C and recirculation only...
2004 Volvo XC90 T6 2.9L Head Gasket VIN: YV1CZ91H84
The vehicle came in with an oil leak from the Cam seals. The customers also was concern about a loss of coolant. We did the inspection and found Cam seals to be leaking and the coolant leak was internal into the engine. We checked Hydrocarbons in the cooling s...

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1994 BMW 740i 4.0L O2 switching slow VIN: WBAAM3349Y
Thanks to all that replied. I don't have a fix for this condition. It may be normal I don't know. In the waveform library I saved a file that shows that both banks will alternately get slow to switch only when revved up, not idle. When test driving on the road... Trouble codes: 12 (Oxygen sensor 2), 203 (Oxygen sensor control 2).
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Odometer VIN: WBAHD6321S
Thanks to all who took the time to post an intelligent reply. The customer declined any further diagnosis/repairs and took the car. It wouldn't have passed the Pennsylvania state safety inspection anyway. It needed brakes on all four corners, a fuel tank strap...
2006 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Electronic VIN: 5UXFA13576
You guys were right on the money. Servomotor had a bad position switch.Installed servomotor adjusted adaptations and road tested. All is well again.
1959 Cadillac DeVille 6.4L drums
removed front drums and found one of the pistons siezed in wheel cylander thanks for all the advice should have been replaced when shoes were put on
2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7L Front wheels, front end VIN: 1G6DN57S84
Thank you EVERYONE! All of you guys who suspected the tires, were correct. I finally got the time to experiment, when the vibration was present. After moving tires around, I was able to isolate it to the left front. I tried one thing before condeming the t...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1GCHK24K4R
fixed with with knock sensor being rewired. thanks to all that helped. never would have known that this would make trans do full line pressure.
1995 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L trans.pump seal VIN: 1GCCS19WOT
Replaced Pump & Converter Converter hub measured over 015. I had never measured flexplate until last week.Thanks everybody for the input.
1998 Chevrolet K2500 Silverado 7.4L cylinder wear
The root cause for three failures cannot be linked with certainty. The engine was removed and disassembled. AL [...] cylinders have 100% of the cross-hatch worn completely off, the metal has darkened considerably. The worst cylinder miked out with .017 wear. Th...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Will not shut off VIN: 3GNFK16Z53
Sorry for taking so long to close, I was in the middle of a 6.0 diesel no start at the same time. Whoever said fuse box had it right, smelled like mouse urine and burnt electrical, when we found it in stock at the dealer we went for it. THANKS TO ALL THAT TOOK...
2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Temperature gage VIN: 1GCGG25V75
Well I went out the next day and it has worked since I still want to know if the info from the pcm is not getting to the icp since I can operate the gage when it is not reading the corect temp but since the temp is correct since I dont knwo what is bad it was ...
2006 Chevrolet Malibu LS 2.2L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1ZT51F66
We sent the head out for pressure testing, they said there are no cracks but is warped. They resurfaced and we re installed. Same thing again water in the oil. Then we put dye into the head where the top hose connects. then pressure tested again. We found 2 cr...
2007 Chevrolet C5500 Kodiak C5C042 6.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, low power VIN: 1GBE5C1247
Good Morning to all the great IATN techs out there! Sorry I'v been so long getting back on this one. We didn't find anything conclusive on our first try at this truck a couple weeks ago, so they decided to run it awhile and see what happens, which ended up bei... Trouble codes: P2146 (Injector positive volts Group 1 14 cylinders).
2005 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L engine VIN: 1C3EL56RX5
had timing marks off. had to do job twice,got timing marks lined up. put back together car started & ran.
1987 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTHF26H4H
Every thing mechanical checked out on this engine. All the replies where very helpful.Don't get to work on a carburetted engine very often. Customer doesn't want to put the money into a new carb. just yet. thanks to all who replied!
1990 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L gas overflow VIN: 1FTHX26G6L
Thanks everyone for your help, this truck is fix we pull both fuel tanks and replaced check valves, also found a kink return line on rear tank
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FTNW21P73
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSX21R38
thank you everyone for your input the cust. wants to think about if it is worth it to mess with his truck..if he does anything i will let everyone know how it went.
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GTHK231X2
it seems my friend decided not to buy this vehicle so I don't know if it has a problem with injectors or not. most replies said these had problems with injectors.
2005 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L 1-2 Shift VIN: 1GKDT13S05
Finally got back to the Envoy. Got a pressure gauge hooked up and yes the pressures were high as heck (as another fella put it). About 250 PSI with light to medium throttle. Replaced the EPC solenoid and she shifts like a dream. Thanks for all the replies. It...
2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Misfire VIN: 1HGCG56752
scope tested primary ing system found igniter going to ground when hot causing missfire. replaced igniter no other problem found Trouble codes: P1399.
2003 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3HGCM56303
Thanks for all the great suggestions. Valve lash, cam lobes and egr ports checked out ok. Problem ended up being a bad wire inside the insulation right at the coil connector. When I pulled the coil out to test it, the wire made contact, so the coil fired as it... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (1 misfire), P0303 (3 misfire), P0420 (Catalyst efficiency).
1997 Isuzu F FRR 7.1L Stop Motor Box VIN: JALF5A124V
The customer needed the vehicle so he will continue to manually pull the cable to shut it down. Thanks for the replies and we will peruse this problem later when the customer has more time to leave it. Thank You Libby [...] Broadway Gulf Service
2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L locker VIN: 1J4FA69S13
Thanks for the replies. I think what happened is that the quicky oil change place checked the rear end fluid and tightened the fill plug too tight/ and which it was hitting the locker mechanism. Refilled with the correct fluid and additive/all is well.
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L not engage in gear VIN: JTJHF10U41
The vehicle is finally fixed after the approval from the customer for the rebuilding of the trans. He was in the hospital unexpected the day his vehicle dropped off. Thank you all for the quick replies.
2002 Lexus LX470 4.7L Nav System VIN: JTJHT00W72
we had suspected the nav dvd amp to begin with. i did send the car to our local dealer for a second opinion. they took a quick look and confirmed our diagnois. the amp was just to expensive to not get a second opinion.we did find a good used one. and got a goo...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Blower motor VIN: WDBHA29G8X
Thanks to everyone that replied to this post. It was indeed a faulty blower regulator, the store that supplied me the faulty unit sent me 2 more and both were as the first--faulty. The parts guy like most tried to convince me the problem was in the controller,...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Currant Draw VIN: WDBNG70J21
The draw never came back after disconnecting and re-connecting the cd changer. customer told us they have been having problems with the cd player for some time now. I'm sure the problem is in the cd player Thanks for the input
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Vibration VIN: WDBUH65JX4
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF52H56
I just don't believe it. After the customer took the car and drove it all weekend, she called me last night and said the car is running great! It seems that the air filter housing was the problem. Never In my life I though I would see something like this. ... Trouble codes: 2188 (Rich limit bank 1), 2190 (Richlimit bank 2).
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31DDY
Thanks for all the help we tried aftermarket coils at first now we have oem coils ordered Trouble codes: P1320.
2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED48E21
Thank you for all your help. Unfortunately, the customer is not in a position to fix this at this time. I suspect it is either a problem with a plugged exhaust, which seems unlikely since it runs so well, or perhaps a problem in the throttle body. The steps ... Trouble codes: P0101.
2003 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3EB49E53
This vehicle was posted by a new tech in the shop that was unfamiliar with i-atn. My apologies for the short post. At any rate we were looking for a way to possibly test the ign, module and coil seperatly but i don't think thats possible. We replaced the coil/...
2004 Suzuki Verona LX 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5VM52CX4
So far so good. I am still shy about replacing O2 sensors for lean codes but it has passed moniters. Only time will tell if it is really gone for good. Trouble codes: P0133, P0172, P0175, P0306.
1992 Toyota Pickup 2.4L engine VIN: NO VIN ME
well u bunch of dudes know ur stuff..this what happens when the veh is urs n does not produce the paying interest u normally find w/ a paying customer..i soaked a little w/oil in cyls,did not propane plugs but i was about to,let it sit last nite and this am wa...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 4 Motion 2.8L Engine VIN: WVWAH63B21
o.k guys. First, let me start out by thanking all of you who responded to my request regarding this VW Passat. After doing extensive talking with customer, we both decided that the best route to take was to remove the head assembles and have them taken to a ma...
2008 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 2.0L Transmission VIN: 3VWBJ71K18
Thank you so much, iATN again proves invaluable. Loren nailed it, the screeching noise (I cannot reitterate enough how loud this was - I had to work with ear protection under the car because it was deafening) was a vacuum leak through the rear crank seal. I re...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SZ58D01
2002 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L Abs VIN: YV1SW53D52
Thank you all who replied. Very good information from you all very indepth and thorough THANK YOU! we unfortunately have not fixed the vehicle. We sent them to the dealer and have not yet heard back from the customer on what the confirm fix was. we believe ...
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