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2004 Acura TL 3.2L Evaporator VIN: 19UUA66214
Ok guys. Thanks for any help. I don't usually post these types of questions but im trying to get the evaporator out of this acura and you don't have to remove the dash according to alldata and identifix. So i have gotten all the bolts out of the last panel i n...
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Charging VIN: WBABN33451
Need help from bmw gurus. This car came in with an alternator not charging. Customer had already put in a new battery. The alternator only has 3 wires going to it. Large battery cable. It was hot and voltage drop on it from alt. To battery was good. 2 wires in...
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 492NJ20440
We have veary small amount info for this car with are snap on scanner and Mitchell is not helping out has anyone have the same code's with this car. Trouble codes: P0491, P0492
2003 BMW 745i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAGL634X3
Hello BMW Techs: We only submitt winners, we received this vehicle on a flat bed. It had no oil in the engine, knock noise from engine on Left Bank when we got the engine running, Oil pours out of timing cover Left side, misfire codes left bank, we put in new ...
2004 BMW 745Li 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGN63424
Could use the help from you BMW techs.could you give me a direction on this code p1727? I have the BMW oem software but the my diag. head is down so i am having a tough time finding a flow chart or direction.The car failed the emission test because of this c... Trouble codes: P1727
1995 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L Upshift/Output Speed VIN: IGDGC34N9S
I first checked power to trans it is good, then saw intermittent output speed cutout, changed the output speed sensor no change. checked the output speed on a scope both at the trans and at the drac module saw good waveform, so i checked the digital output of ...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L No Start
Super busy day and then this drops on our lap. No codes, fuel pressure good, fuel volume and quality good.Spark weak but sufficient, I think.No RPMs on tach or scanner.Can work injectors by grounding circuit at injector connector.Nice square wave form from cra...
1999 Chevrolet c6500 7.2L rear housing VIN: 1GBJ6H1C3X
i need the torque specs for the bolts on the rear housing to block. can't seem to get cat to tell me! thanks in advance.
2002 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDL19X52
Runs bad engine miss stalls no power Trouble codes: P0335 (Ckp a circuit problem), P0341 (Cmp sensor circuit out of range)
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Surge, MIL Lamp on
I got a 2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1 and got a code p1635. The code is 5-volt reference 1 circuit voltage is out of tolerance. The flow chart say's The powertrain module provides 5-volts to the flowing sensors: map,egr,ftp,tps. The conditions for setting the DTC ... Trouble codes: P1635
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Red warning light VIN: 2G1WF52E83
This non-ABS Impala has the red brake warning light on until you depress the emergency brake pedal, then it goes off most times. Sometimes it will just stay on no matter what. Monitoring the BCM you can see the input for the E-brake, on & off. Monitoring IPC i...
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNEC13T65
vehicle will run until 120-125 degrees is reached then cuts reference signal to coils,crank reference is within spec,replaced crank sensor,and throtle actuator,cleaned and applied di-electric grease to all fuses and grounds to wiring harness no wiring proplems...
2006 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L backup lamp VIN: 1GCGG25V46
this vehicle has no back up lites when shifted in reverse. at one point i installed a 15amp fuse in caivity #18 (underhood) the backup lite worked for about 2 minutes then it shorted the fuse. afterwards that fuse will short immediately. i have checked the wir...
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LTZ 5.3L Remote VIN: 1GNFK16317
I have this 07 suburban that i replaced battery in key fob and reprogramed with tech 2. Went right through programming fine and remote works for about 2 minutes then is inop. If you insert key in door and unlock door, remote now works again for 2 minutes. If i...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 5.3L Door Locks, Radio, Gauges VIN: 2GCEC13J77
Truck came in. Driver says driving at 60 mph. Will lose power to dash and radio.(radio will clear loses time and channels) door lock go crazy going up and down. Engine loses power. So don't know if trans is acting up. A very short time (seconds)truck take off ...
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L Electronic steering VIN: 1G1AK58F08
Well there is a first for everything.I have this cobalt that my used car dealer brought to me for pulling hard to the right.When i test drove it,it was hard to turn to the left but smooth as can be going right.So i put it on the lift,popped off the tires and c...
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6L Trailer Brak VIN: 1GCHK23658
Posting this for a tech at a fleet location. SERVICE TRAILER BRAKE message is displayed always. Scan returns no codes in BCM. Disconnecting plug at trailer brake module (inboard left rear frame rail) allows trailer gain to display for a few seconds before it d...
2009 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNEC13T65
vehicle will run for 2-5 minutes with no problem then shuts down no spark,fuel pressure is within specs,codes were for loss of comunication to throttle actuator,which i replaced to no avail,the symtoms remain the same.I have tested and inspected the wiring har...
1999 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L blower motor VIN: 2C3HH46R0X
OK Chrysler techs I need some help on this one. So thanks in advance for all replies. My customer came in with the concern that his blower motor will only work on high regardless of mode or temperature. This vehicle is equiped with MANUAL TEMPERATURE CONTROL. ...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Electronic VIN: 2C8GP4431R
Need some help on this crazy Chrysler. This is a Town& Country, Several things going on, Code 1790 only, this is only supposed to set with other codes???. The speedo goes crazy when setting still, this also happens if in any gear other than park and the hvac u...
2000 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L No Start VIN: 1B7GG2AN3Y
Car was towed in with a no-start complaint! After investigating I found connector C-3, pin 12(asd sense) melted . This car has been worked on by 2 other shops.When you install a working ecm , it will run great for 5 minutes. Then you'll get a very slight mis-f...
2000 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7GG22NOY
engine seems to start and run ok most of the time Trouble codes: 1391 (loss of cam or crank sensor)
2008 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7L limp mode VIN: 1D7HE22K98
vehicle limped in with a P1745. we replaced the line pressure solenoid and line pressure sensor. truck still has same problem. immediately triggers the MIL with a P1745, and goes into limp mode. HELP!!!
1990 Ford F-250 Custom 4.9L Starter VIN: 2FTEF26Y6L
I replaced the externally cracked block on this truck with one from a donor truck. The new block came from an F150 with a 5-speed. This truck is an F250 with a different clutch and the heavy duty 5-speed. I machined the flywheel and replaced all clutch compone...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTEX15N0N
Cold start: Starts and runs normally for about one minute, then floods & stalls. Will restart but runs extremely rich, if it idles it's uneven with black exhaust smoke. It will continue to run rich until it sits overnight. Same scenario occurs each time.
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP4048S
I have this mustang that keeps setting cam sensor code,it takes a few miles before setting. I have replaced the cam sensor, revised DPFE sensor ,check wiring,connectors,ect. I used the cam alighment tool to install complete cam sensor assembly."I did find thi... Trouble codes: P0340
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L steering wheel VIN: 1FBJS31L2V
To recap: we've tried 2 different sets of tires, replaced any front end parts that were even remotely loose - the brakes are brand new and we still have a wobble... At this point, I'm open to any and all suggestions based on past experience or probable conclus...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L rear lighting VIN: 2FMZA514XX
no rr stop light, no backup lights, no lr turn signal, no 3rd brake light. checked all circuits, jumped terminal 30 to 87 in switched power relay #3, still have no power to fuse #7 & #12 in fuse box inside vehicle. Has anyone seen this before? Thank you in adv...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F3X
Vehicle came in with a complaint of running rough at idle. Cylinders 1 and 8 contribution codes were in memory when vehicle arrived. Perform diagnostics found no aditional faults. Pass inlet restriction test and fuel psi test[75psi]. Pass buzz test and all inj... Trouble codes: P0263 (Cylinder 1 contribution), P0266 (Cylinder 2 contribution), P0284 (Cylinder 8 contribution)
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L throttle sticks VIN: 1FTYR10C4X
Hey for guys got this ranger 2.5 stick shift when driving the throttle seems to stick or the idle stays higher than normal on deceleration we did clean the throttle body but this did not seem to fix it. we checked the throttle cable for freying but it feels cl...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L shift VIN: 1FTNX21F3X
Truck can be started and driven, but shifts early at low RPMs; cannot get full power. If truck is put in neutral or park the overdrive light comes on and the truck starts running/idling terrible. If you shut the key off and start the truck up again it will run...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FAFP3432Y
ok,i need a bit of help please.i have this focus with a 2.0 zetec engine.while cruising at a steady throttle even going slowly the engine will surge back and fourth and rapidly,almost could call it bucking but not like a misfire.first time i felt it i said to ...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L brakes VIN: 1FTNW21F4Y
I have a 2000 F-250 4x4 that is being difficult to pin down. Months ago, we put on rear pads and caliper brackets along with front pads and one front caliper. The brakes were working without noise now, but there is a pull to the right when the brake is applied...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L 2-3 flare up VIN: 1FAFP36P71
Wondering from a trans guy if these transmissions have any common concers reguarding 2-3 shift flare ups. No codes, and this is an intermitent concern.When warm it will flare up at times, other times drive perfect. Transmission is out and dissasembled, can fin...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF17221
The short term memory reads 33 at idle injectors at 4.9 so aparently there is a big vacume leak somewhere but after soaking the intake with water nothing has changed. No air seems to be pulled trough the t/body except on occasionally you can hear the iac and f... Trouble codes: P1519
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 4wd VIN: 1FMFU18L83
4x4 indicator flashes 3 times and goes out veris & modis scan tools show no communication on seat module,4x4 module,&vsm. U1900 on abs module (communication) seats work ok pwr accesories (door locks, windows,mirrors & pedals) all work ok swapped seat module,...
2006 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L warm hard start VIN: 1FTRF12W56
Truck drives fine, but after driving, the truck is off and sits any where from 30 minutes to and hour. Truck cranks for 8 to 10 seconds and has a very hard start condition.. I did notice the after market AIRTEX fuel pump was slightly different then the dealer ...
2006 Ford f650 5.9L trans VIN: 3FRNF65F26
no diesel truck or allison guys 1 year ago truck went from driving fine to no forward only reverse range inhibitor light had my driver take to local tranny shop to check he said pump no good have to take out and rebuild. two notes we are cars and light duty se...
1997 GMC K1500 Suburban 5.7L Ecmb 20amp fuse VIN: 1GKEK13R6V
I have replaced the 4L60E and runs fine. Replaced the battery and cleaned the posts. Now vehicle repeatedly blows the 20amp ECMB fuse under the hood. Have done the following: put old battery back in, blows fuse. Unplugged PCM, blows fuse. Unplugged ignition sw...
1998 GMC Safari SLT 4.3L Steering/Brakes VIN: 1GKEL19WXW
Pump failed in April (no steering or brakes). In June the serpentine belt started to squeel. Replace belt and had no change. Replace PS pump on 6/18, problem gone. lost steering and brakes at low RPM on the 19th, replace pump on the 20th. Lost steering and bra...
2004 GMC c8500 7.8L No Start VIN: 1GDM8C1374
This one is for the deisel people...Thanks in advance for the ones that take the time to help. It is loosing its prime intermitenly some times it will crank right up sometimes it dosent, it dosent have a pattern ,It seems to use more fuel from the drivers side...
2007 GMC Canyon SL 2.9L Ignition, alarm VIN: 1GTCS14997
This is my personal vehicle. It will intermittently not start and the Passlock system will engage. Vehicle will restart after waiting the required 10 mins for the Passlock to reset. Thought that maybe it was a key issue, but even using the spare key does not ...
2001 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Shift interlock VIN: JHLRD18721
After replacing trans. Intermittently, the shifter will not move, this can happen regardless of what gear the trans. is in. The brake lights work when this happens, brake switch appears to be working good. Very intermittent when this happens. Thanks for any id...
2005 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L no cluster VIN: JHLRD78945
Hello fellow over worked under paid people. I have a honda giving me fits. The issue is )randomly the cluster stops working. Not like loosing power the needles for all gauges do not drop to zero. They just stop hold position lights all go off except the brake ... Trouble codes: P0600
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L transfer case VIN: KM8SC73D72
Transfer case is leaking from rear output seal. It looks like the driveshaft and yoke could be removed and a seal replaced but according to Hyundai no seal is available and the whole t-case needs to be replaced. Any ideas?
2007 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0L No Start VIN: KMHDU46D77
Intermittent extended crank and no start, stall after start up. Loss of CMP signal shown on lab scope. Intermittent sloppy CKP signal. We watch both signatures simultaniously and the relation seems dead on when both signals are present and clear. This informat... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor CKP)
2001 Isuzu Rodeo S V6 3.2L Unknown VIN: 4S2CK58W51
we put in a clutch slave, clutch kit, and new clutch slave. when put everything back together the other tech shortened the slave rod to go into gear, when its in gear the clutch starts chattering.
2003 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Starting VIN: SAJEA51CO3
This Vehicle came in for an internittant no start. Currently it wont start and I have tested the entire starting system. When I checked for codes only one came up, P1638- CAN ECM/INST network Malf. im not to familure with the CAN systems on any vehicle but im ...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Vehicle Speed Sensor VIN: 1J4GZ78Y8W
Vehicle came in with a PO720. Scan tool data showed normal mph and output shaft speed sensor. Told customer possible output shaft speed sensor. Replaced OSS with new one. Cusomer brought back same problem. Installed new VSS. Same problem. When vehicle is actin...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GW58N6X
Hello fellow techs. I have a question that I hope some Jeep techs can help out with. I just installed a used engine into this 99 Grand Cherokee. Now it will not start. The old engine ran, but had a rod knock due to loss of oil. Everythng on this engine was dif...
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L hvac box VIN: 1J4GL58K42
my guy replaced the evaporator because it was leaking, got everything back together and temperature coming out of the vents was only 80 degrees on max a\c. The clutch was going in and out but the pressures are reading okay. replaced the compressor to and recha...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L alternator VIN: KNDJA6237X
this ones a pain in the but i have put 4 alternators on this tihing in the last month all seem to leave charging between 14.3 - 13.9 volts all napa parts then a week later car comes back no charge no aftermarket systems hooked up
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNADC12331
I have a 2001 Kia Rio that keeps throwing a P1166 DTC. The freeze frame for the code shows 2180rpm, ECT 192 degF, VSS 35mph, eng load 32%, closed loop, LTFT -20.3% and STFT +39.8%. When the vehicle first came in I found a voltage drop on the ground wire of the... Trouble codes: P1166 (Lambda Bank Control Limit)
2006 Kia Amanti 3.5L trans VIN: KNALD12496
just looking for tips on trans removal. alldata and mitchell not telling the whole story. thanks much in advance for your time
2004 Lincoln LS 3.9L Mechanical VIN: 1LNHM87A74
I have a 2004 lincoln ls 3.9.when it has been sitting for a while.When you start the engine the bearings make noise for a few seconds then quite.It only happens when it sits for a while.The oil pump has been changed and has good oil pressure.The motor makes no...
1998 Mercedes-Benz S320 LWB 3.2L pedal travel VIN: WDBGA3266W
Hi Benz Pros, This car is giving us fits.Original complaint was excess travel in brake pedal.We checked for leaks ,found none so we replaced the master cly. Still had low brake pedal, front pads and rotors were near minimum so we replaced them. Still had low ...
2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM59581
Hello ford tech's i have this mercury sable that will be idling running just great, all of a sudden the engine will die as if you have shut off the key, the check engine light and anti-theft lights are flashing at the same time very fast, if you attempt to res...
1995 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D5S
this goes to all nissan gurus. got this maxima that's got me pulling hair. it will turn over and not start. at times it will after couple of tries. ohmed both crank and cam shaft sensors - passed. replaced them with new ones, same thing - no start. checked wir...
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 5N1ED28Y91
Vehicle came in to shop with check enginelight on scanned and found codes. Checked out mass air flow sensor as per instructions on modus. All checked out fine. Checked out injectors and all seem good and are clicking evenly. Test drove vehicle and all was good... Trouble codes: P0100 (Mass air flow), P0300 (random missfires), P0306 (Missfire cylinder 6), P0325 (Knock sensor), P0732 (A/t 2nd gear not functioning)
2004 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JN8DR09Y91
Hi Folks and thank in advance. This pathfinder has no power barely moves out of its own way. Sometimes I can get the RPM's up but quickly drops. I did fuel pressure test and that's good between 40 45 psi. I sampled the fuel and looked bad. drained the tank add...

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2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEK73445
Thank you to all that replied both responses helped us out. This car was under an extended warranty and the warranty people wanted to see proof of the problem. So they came down and we showed them proof of a bulletin and the wiring and we ended up replacing th... Trouble codes: 2EF4.
2006 BMW 325xi 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBAVD135X
We checked cam timing & scoped all the cam sensors. after a very painful quest with this car we finally found a cracked fuse in the e-box & all the codes went away (there is a block of 4 & we had tested them with a logic probe & they all tested fine).When it ... Trouble codes: A0B4.
2004 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.6L ebcm VIN: 3G5DB037X4
Hello there well this vehicle is fixed. What we found here was a bad ground at G117 which is a large black/white wire that bolts with a star washer on the left side of the transaxle housing removing and replacing the eyelet and cleaning up the case did the tri...
1985 Chevrolet Camaro Sport 2.8L fuel guage VIN: 1G1FP7S1FN
1985 Camaro came in with fuel guage that would drop to empty when the lights are turned on. I checked the grounds to the instrumnt cluster and the lights. I overlooked the chassis ground by the battery. Cleaned and relocated chassis ground and problem solved. ...
1993 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L No Start, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22SXP
This was my first help request and I couldn't believe how many people responded. Thanks. We haven't fixed the car yet. I have now load tested the wiring, changed ignition switch, tested key and security system, good fuel pressure and flow, checked relays, chec...
2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WH55R3Y
Replacing the MAF sensor repaired the hard start and no idle flare. Now, at startup, the idle flares to 1500 rpm and the car starts nice. Thanks for all the replies. I had several that suggested a MAF sensor problem. This gave me the confidence to replace the ...
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L valvetrain VIN: 3GNEK13T03
Sorry for the delay in posting a fix, we did find metal contamination in the engine oil, likley cam/lifter failure, sold customer on used engine due to low cost & high avaliability of 5.3L engines, swapped motor & all is good!! Thanks again for the replies, h...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L directional and 4 way flashers VIN: 1C4GP54R0V
thanks all for your help i ended up replacing the power wire to the combination switch and all is working fine..
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3C8FY43BB1
thanks for those who responded. the fix for this was the instrument cluster. the cluster is the last item on the series/parrallel pci bus circuit. looking back I don't think I would have done anything different. I installed a used one and all is well. full co...
2005 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L Suspension VIN: 2C3AA63H55
I have replace the strut rod and found that the noise has gone away.
2003 Dodge Stratus SE 2.4L Starting VIN: 1B3EL36X83
Thanks for the help!! I was afraid it would be the range sensor inside the transmission and it definately was. This is the furthest I've ever dug inside a transmission and it really wasn't too bad. Get this- it actually worked when i got it back together! The ...
2004 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L high side VIN: 1D4GP24R04
Replaced the condensor, despite the customer stating it was just put in, and that lowered the high side pressure to 350psi and the added new weather strippping and that lowered it down to 300psi and we let the vehicle go like that. That you all for your help,...
1992 Ford Ranger Custom 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR1OU4N
After checking the wiring, charging system and anything else we could dream up its still not fixed. This truck has officially cut our butts. I apologize for not being much help, and thank those that replied, but short of just throwing parts at it we are done. ...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 4.9L Hesitation VIN: 1FDEE14Y2R
Thanks for the replies. I think is is fixed. I needed to do something so I did the cheapest and easiest thing which was to replace the ABS sensor in the differential. That seemed to fix the problem, the customer hasn't been back. I don't understand why this...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Blower Resistor VIN: 1FAFP55U33
Thanks to everyone for all your help. The customer elected to not replace the blower motor after finding excessive amp draw. he is now using either HIGH blower or no blower. This request is now closed. Thank you.
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.0L TCC apply VIN: 1GTHK29U91
Hi to everyone and thanks to all those who replied with tips concerning the no TCC apply with this 4L80E trans. I removed the unit for a complete overhaul and although the clutches and hard parts were in good overall condition for 225,000 miles I did find worn...
2003 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on, Runs lean VIN: IGKDT13S53
2001 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Unknown VIN: SAJDA01P61
Thank you to all of you. Everybody was right. Front right brand new wheel hub was losing the readings, intermitantly and cause the ABS module to shut down. For a fraction of second also we had noticed that at the same time the right readings were lost from the...
2009 Lexus IS250 2.5L Starting VIN: JTHBK26229
This car after you try to start the engine with the wrong key it blocks the id code box and the certification ecu. The only way lexus say after you lost all keys is to reaplace the id code box, the certification ecu and a get a new key. Well I did powered t...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Stall VIN: WDBDA29D1K
We finally just told the customer that we have spent alot of time on the car and could not find exactly what was causing the problem. The problem is the cold start injector not getting a signal all the time but not sure why. Thank you for all your help.
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, VIN: WDBHA24G6Y
heres where we ended up-. found that the kompressor does engage at startup, the solenoid engages and puts vac to diverter valve and it opens to allow air to check valve... HOWEVER there is what looks like a throttle body on the air cleaner box that regulates w... Trouble codes: P0410, P0300, P0304.
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L key transmiter VIN: WDBRF61J21
The alternator ended up being the draw issue. after alternator replacement have had no issues regarding a dead battery. as far as the transmitter goes still cannot unlock or lock vehicle wirelessly. ended up finding out this vehicle has had this issue for ov...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L brake lights VIN: WDBRF81JX4
All the replies were helpful in letting me understand how the brake lights on this car work. Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately)the lights have been working correctly since I posted the first time. It is a vehicle on our used car lot, so if it acts up again I...
2004 Mercury Monterey (Van) Premier 4.2L Brake Pedal VIN: 2MRDA20224
2002 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.5L Front Brakes VIN: JN1DA31D82
Well looks like most of you were right. The problem ended up being the loose nut behind the steering wheel. He finally admitted to "two-footin'" the brake pedal. Drastically overheating the fluid. Thanks for all the help !
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1N4AL11D12
Thanks for the input. Shiney new parts don't mean good parts. I got a bad mass airflow sernsor. got another sensor this morning, and all is well. Thanks again.
2006 Toyota xb 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTLKT32446
I want to thank everyone who took the time to reply. I thought I would wind up replacing the vvt gear but thought I would just ask if anyone had found anything else. I replaced the gear and one of the chain guides, the little part that the tensioner touches h... Trouble codes: P0012.
1977 Volkswagen Transporter 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2272093944
Well we sorta fixed it... It was a wire crossed at the starter that was causing it not to start. After it started tho there where all sorts of problems with the fuel system and the Bosch injection system. The customer opted to remove it and have a Carb i...
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Stall VIN: 3VWDB61E4X
Most replies suggested relearning the idle with a scan tool. One of my techs reset the idle adaptive with his Modis. Thanks for the help.
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Fuel Gauge VIN: 3VWDD21CX1
Well, got the cluster back from the rebuilder, dropped it in. The gauge was at the 1/2 mark unplugged. When I plugged it in the needed dropped to empty with the key off. Key on it went to way past full. Key back off and it rests at 1/2 tank again. Took to d...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Compressor VIN: VWSB69MX2M
Well I did try another expansion valve but it turned out most were correct by saying its the compressor. I removed the end cap and seen all the reed valves and pistions. No metel or debri was found inside the compressor. There was a couple valves holding th...
2006 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L unknown VIN: 3VWRR31C76
Hello everyone, Another easy fix thanks to the pros on iatn who took time to help. The problem was in the plastic supply line as several people suggested .We had just fixed a similar problem on a 1.8 engine so we thought we had looked at this line thoroughly...
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