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2002 Acura RL Premium 3.5L S R S system VIN: JH4KA96642
have an Acura 3.5 RL with SRS light on scaned got code 15-1 problem in OPD unit and seat sensor customer went to the Dealer and confirmed came back to me to install OPD unit and seat sensor reinstalled seat and cleared codes SRS light came right back on with t...
2005 Acura RL 3.5L Keyless go VIN: JH4KB16535
Customer complaining of keyless go feature inop but will start just fine with manual key, the onboard computer displays that keyless go may be inop and should go to the dealer for repairs allthough the quick test show no present codes related to this issue.onl...
2003 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Pressure sensor VIN: WA1YD64B53
Good day all, Looking for some Audi assistance. Vehicle came in with TPM indicator on, only tire that was somewhat below spec was LF at 36 (spec on this car front 40, rear 42psi) Adjusted and when to menu in cluster to "learn new pressure" drove car and still ...
1997 BMW 318i 1.9L convertible top VIN: WBABK832XV
car came in with a bad top motor. Replaced it then module was reporting short to ground code 1.We did get the top to atleast work once then stoped with same short to ground. Checked wiring found no shorts and only recieve this code when top motor is connected....
2002 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Stabilty control VIN: 4USCN33432
Hello, This Z3 is in our shop with a customer complaint of the brake warning lights coming on. We actualy have a stabilty control fault it appears. I have interfaced with the abs module via our Snap On verdict and retrieved codes 5E30, lat sensor and 5E38, ro...
1987 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L poor cold start VIN: 1G4CX5132H
Hi all, this is for a VIP (aka bosses inlaw) the first thing many of you will think of is, does it have the right PROM, checked as per TSB and it does have a 1274 PROM ID, read via scanner. This beast either won't start or has long crank time and either splutt...
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
what i would like to know is the voltage range of the high and low side temperature sensors on the ac system. no imformation i can find tells me what voltages will cause the acm/ipc to lock out compressor operation, no scanner i can come up with comunicates wi...
2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L brake pedal VIN: 1GYEK63R0Y
Hello, Vehicle came in with low pedal,found master cylinder leaking,front brakes worn out,rotors below min. thickness.Replaced master cylinder,2 ft.calipers,front pads,2 front brake hoses,2 ft.rotors. Pedal still low. Tested hydrolic abs valve with paper clip,...
1994 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19K7R
This is at my shop now and when cold this truck has a bad hesitation under medium to hard acceleration. There is a slight hesitation when warm. We have found the fuel pressure is good and fuel volume is good. AMP clamp fuel pump its OK. OHM test the temp senso...
1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Camshaft VIN: Y6YD222535
I purchased a [...]. Measured it and the cam lobes if I did right are about .412/.436 Not sure ... Matched to the new cam and there is ...
1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L anti-theft VIN: 1G1NE52MXX
Gettin tired of this car. This vehicle has a persistent intermittent no-start condition that can never be replicated when it is at the shop. Key relearn always does the trick. I have checked all my connections and all seems well. I have replaced bcm assuming i...
2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L Steering Pump VIN: 1GCFG25M41
This Van belongs to the business next door. One week ago I replaced the power steering pump due to a snapped shaft on the original pump(which is a common failure on these). The van came back today with another snapped steering shaft. I checked all lines for ...
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L temp guage VIN: 3GNEC16Z84
truck came in with temp guage sometimes not working ,customer says it stay on cold does not go up. we looked at it twice already. first time guage worked fine ,second time did not it would stay down and not register. i noticed the pigtail was cracked and wires...
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 23WT456W91
This truck came to me from a local used car dealer with a check engine light on. I scanned codes and found P0171,P0174.P0300,P0305. I then checked fuel trim and found Right bank long term+17 and left bank long term+25. I then checked for vac. leaks and found i...
2005 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.5L steering rack? VIN: 1GMJ780TD5
Sorry about the VIN guys. I'm at my home computer- vehicle is at shop. This is a 2005 uplander LS 3.5L FWD. Experiencing a sort of vibration/chatter symptom when turn from right or to left. It is subtle but definatley there. My boss wants me to R & I the steer...
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFC16067
This 2007 new body style suburban came in with a cel and a code p0442, we hooked our smoke machine up and closed the vent valve with the scan tool and it was smoking on top of tank. The fuel tank pressure sensor was pushed out, we put it back in it just presse... Trouble codes: P0442
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 3C8FY4BB41
car shuts off in drive only, on acceleration. will crank but not start. loses 8 volt feed to cam and crank sensors. if I cut the feed wire out of the pcm, the voltage is still available. touching the wire on again will get my sensor readings to come back but n... Trouble codes: P0320, P1391
2002 Chrysler Voyager LX 3.3L Fuel smell VIN: 1C4GJ453X2
Can not see a visible fuel leak any where, pulled upper intake and changed injector orings and replaced fuel filter, the problem is after sitting overnight and start vehicle has a very strong smell of gas inside van, when open hood is very strong there also bu...
2008 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3LA443H1
Vehicle runs rough after heat soak or after extended idle. May take up to two hours of idle at 90 degrees ambient. All coils have been changed.plugs new-oe.grounds have been checked and cleaned. Have not pulled manifold to inspect wiring to mds solenoids. Prob... Trouble codes: P3401 (Mds SOL 1 CIRCUIT), P3425 (Mds sol 4 circui), P3441 (Mds sol 6 circuit), P3449 (Mds sol 7 circuit)
1988 Ford E-250 Econoline Club Wagon XL 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FDGS24H9J
i think i know the problem i just not sure what to do with it - my map voltage is at 2.58 - 2.61 on signal wire at all times unless unplugged then it goes to 4.99 volts - ref volts @ 5.0 at tps - map - egr / good ground (added extra straight to battery to make... Trouble codes: 85 (canister purge at lean limits KOEO)
1997 Ford Ranger Sport 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTCR10A3V
Vehicle is owned by used car lot a little too tatty for our normal trade supposed to get running well enough to sell system codes indicate p1132, p1137 on koer im confused thinking codes like those might be pcm? help please!! Trouble codes: P1132 (p1137-), P1137 (testing and results)
2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Temp Gauge VIN: 1FTRX18W81
Since installing a Jasper reman engine we are having problems with the temp gauge. After driving about six miles the temp gauge will peg hot and the computer will go into save the engine mode. We have shot the engine with the infrared gun and are confident tha...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L steering VIN: 1FAFP53U41
Hello to you! I've got a 2001 Ford Taurus SE that is making a low moaning sound when making a slow left turn. When the vehicle came in a few weeks ago the customer said that the noise was on hard left turns. So I checked and replaced the belt and tensioner. Th...
2003 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTYR44V13
Vehicle has misfire no. 4 found loose spark plug noticed coil pack reads different from engine firing order and wonder if there is a problem. According to alldata looking from front of engine to back the pass. Side is 123 and driver 456 the coil pack- motorcra... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire no. 4)
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L no runability issues VIN: 1FTNW21P84
Followed ford trouble tree and all test passed. Swapped gpcm with another off another truck here and still same faults. I found no shorted leads, no open leads but the gpcm has #2& #8 disabled . there is no power going to these two glow plugs out of controler.... Trouble codes: P0672 (2 glow plug), P0678 (8 glow plug)
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Stall VIN: 1FDXE45P56
the van runs fine but on decel will stall sometimes.i have replaced the oil cooler , head gaskets, installed a egr cooler delete and arp head studs. icp desired and actual are very close to each other.i have replaced the ipr valve also. the problem did not exi... Trouble codes: P2290
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTSX21508
Thank you in advance for any help. Not sure where to go with this vehicle. flow chart not much help. I have a code P0012 Intake Camshaft Position Timing. I kind of want to change the VCT solenoid on the right side but not sure that will fix the problem. I can ... Trouble codes: P0012 (Intake Camshaft Position Timing), P0300 (Random misfire), P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0303 (cylinder 3 misfire), P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire), P0316 (misfire on start up)
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L engine VIN: 2FAHP71V78
vehicle came to shop with noisey engine
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GKDT13S72
Thank you everyone in advance for your replies. We have a 2002 GMC Envoy that will cut out on the customer. sometimes it will start afterwards, sometimes it will not. We have had this truck in our shop for a while and have not been able to recreate the problem... Trouble codes: P1514, P1345, P0335
2004 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L Unknown VIN: IGTHK231X4
Hello all, i need of some help with a 2004 GMC 2500 HD 6.6 This is a friends truck,truck was towed in Monday.Trans got close to 300 degrees sitting in traffic outside a concert Friday night.I can verify because i was sitting in same traffic.He has a small hand...
1999 Honda Accord LX 3.0L engine VIN: 1HGCG1646X
this is my personal car, about two months ago the lower radiator hose blew of the radiator while on the highway. hose didn't burst, clamp came loose and moved 3" up the hose. replaced thermostat and filled coolant back up, noticed some bubbles in the radiator ...
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: KMHDN46D64
After filling up with gas veicle will start & die or sputter then clear up no problem until you fill up again im sure its a canister or venting problem. Also its not hard to fill with fuel. any confirmed fixes would be great.
2005 Hyundai Tucson GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8JM12B55
This one is beating me up here a bit. I have put 3 O2 sensors in this car, An aftermarket, a defective OEM and a what appears to be working OEM. When scoped the sensor appears to be working fine. Switching from approx 50 to 780 at idle about 5 times in 10 seco... Trouble codes: P0133 (Lazy o2 b1s1)
2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDU46D97
Fuel Trim Experts !!! This one is getting to me. Long term fuel trim continues to climb to +25 & stop. Even if you drive the vehicle & keep the STFT under 10% the LTFT never comes down. Checked for vac leaks, & tried another MAF sensor. Front o2 voltage B1-S1 ... Trouble codes: P00, 171 (testing and results)
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L Engine VIN: JNKCV51E44
This vehicle came,from another shop,they had replace,the radiator,thermostat,and hoses,presure test does not show any sign of leaks,once it gets driven,the temperature gauge rises almost to the red mark,i did a chemical test for a head gasket,but it does not s...
1996 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.6L No Start VIN: 4S2CK58EOT
Hello to all: This Isuzu is riding me hard. Truck was "gifted" to driver, towed in with "died while driving, crank, no start condition" & no service history. Found no spark but has fuel pressure. Customer stated that it "drove great for first day" then died on...
1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start VIN: SAJNW484JN
This Jag will crank but not start when the ouside temp and engine temp is above aprox. 75 degrees. Pulse to injectors is not present when this no start condition occurs. Spark, fuel pressure, and power to injectors are all there just no pulse to injectors. Eng...
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Rack? VIN: SAJWA74C24
Thanks to all for checking my post. Vehicle actually belongs to a relative and also needs a trans. Symptom is: at a stop, with brakes applied, steering wheel will shudder if steering is quickly turned from left to right. Frequency of shudder is identical at id...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78S4P
We just put a borg warner coil in monday and tuned the vehicle up. Test drove 50 miles. Gave it to the customer yesterday. He drove it approx 75 miles and it died again today. Good power and trigger to the coil but no fire output. We have updated the coil and ...
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Starting VIN: 1J4HR58NX6
the car was towed in it would start run for 5 seconds and shut of,after 4 trys the jeep wouldnt do anything, wouldnt start,has a u0019 code,also has c1405c,c1438c and c1407c,disconect the transfer case encoder still nostart.disconected the battery for a couple...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: KNDJB7232X
Hey guys, i have this kia that has me stumped. i did a oil change car came in running great. after oil change. went for text drive. car went down hill. started off misfiring real bad. then starighten up and now no misfires just has no power. sometimes it will ... Trouble codes: 1963 (testing and results)
1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Abs VIN: 1LNLM82W5T
My first time posting. So i have here a 96 linc. T.c. Came in with abs activating intermittently at low speed , codes for f.l. Sensor , my testing passes , trying to clear codes with scanner and disconecting fuses and battery but same codes there without even ...
1988 Mazda RX-7 Convertible 1.3L No Start VIN: JM1FC3519J
Dear Members, I really need your help on this one. The vehicle is 1988 Mazda RX7. The engine was seized, so the client supplied us a used engine. He asked me to check out the engine which was still in someones backyard. I went to take a look. It ran well it ...
2005 Nissan Pathfinder LE 4.0L Accessories VIN: 5N1AR18W85
help please - just installed new starter - came in on tow truck - now starts fine but lost blowers for front and rear no a/c - customer claims blower came on even when truck wouldnt start - we didnt check cause it was a no crank - odvious starter failure - not...
2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3G7DA03E83
This vehicle came in 1 week ago complaing about overheating problem. Found that the thermostat was stuck closed replaced the thermostat and gasket and flushed out the cooling system. Upon test driving the vehicle something popped in the engine and the vehicle ...
2004 Saturn Vue 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 5GZCZ23D64
error code po 480 ??
1988 Toyota Camry LE 2.0L ecu VIN: JM320JOS34
Car don't start, I have no spark but I don't have a check engine light, I am getting power and ground to the ecu. all fuses are ok, and relays. bulb for check engine is ok. I am getting power from the fuse but I am not getting signal from ecu. I have tried two...
2003 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEWM72N93
This Toyota was drove in by the owner with a die and no start condition. I went out the next morning and retrieved a code P0351 coil primary #1. The truck would start then die immediately, over and over. I unplugged each coil one at a time with no change. I di... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coilA primary circuit)
2007 Toyota RAV4 Sport 3.5L Solenoid B VIN: JTMBK32V87
Toyota Guru's please help me out. I am NOT a Toyota guy and could use a little help. after replacing the transmission with a used unit I test drove the vehicle 2 times about 10 miles each without ANY issues, Customer picked up Vehicle and it drove home Great! ...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSK69M41
just need a little help fron vw tech i how to attack this problem dont see to many vw in my shop Trouble codes: 17987 (throttle acuator not started), 17950 (angle sensoe 1 for throttle actuator implausible signal), 16605 (angle sensor for throttle implausible signal)
2003 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L Alternator charging lamp VIN: WV2KB47073
Hello fellow IATNers. Vehicle is a well maintained EuroVan with a history of eating alternators. Came in with an alternator not charging. Replaced unit with Bosch reman from WorldPac. Upon recharging the battery & starting the engine, the battery warning light...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L No Start VIN: 3VWCD31C04
Beetle was originally in another shop for an intermittent stalling condition, while in that shop developed a no start, shop gave up and now car is in my shop. Cranks with no injector pulse, good spark, no power to the injectors. Reapeated fault codes set for #...
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWBM31Y75
Hello. This Beetle was towed in as a no start. The customers original complaint was that the battery would go dead after a week, then it was every day. She did say the radio would stay on even with the key off. She would have to have the charger on it overnigh...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta 2.5 2.5L No Forward Gears VIN: 3VWSG71K55
Good Day Gents, Customer brought in a '05 Jetta 2.5L,6spd auto with trans problem. He stated the problem appeared after he ran out of gas. He called for gas and the car started, but ran rough. He stated that the car would not shift(possible limp mode) but mad...

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2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L rear left fog light VIN: WAUAC48H93
Thanks for all of the replies. I finally got the car back today to complete the repair. I had ordered a control unit, but when we went to replace it we had the wrong part. While we were in there we decided to unplug and reconnect the controller. The warning li...
1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L No Start VIN: 4USCH7327W
Thanks guys folr all the help. It turns out that the catalytic converter was partially plugged causing the no start. We had that replaced and the vehicle would idle but not rev over 2000 rpms. Apparently aftermarket cam sensors have too high of a natural resis...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L dsc module VIN: WBAAV33491
replace module clea red codes test drove ok no further work needed
2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L AWD Disable Light VIN: 3G5DB03E04
The fix was simple once I knew how to test it. I have cut and pasted the two replies that gave us our answer: Eric from Maine Hey Tory, Just did one of these a couple of weeks ago. I found a very helpful response in the archives from "Jim from Wisconsin" : "...
1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L power steering VIN: 3C3EL45H7X
Guys you are the greatest,take the day off with pay...no just kidding.Installed dealer hose assy and reservoir due to breakage when installing new hose,all is well noise gone.Once again thanks to all thoughs Techs out there for your input...
1999 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1C4GP54L9X
After a long time of testing we found a wire with high resistance between the tcm and the pcm. After running a new wire the car is now fixed. Thanks to everyone that replied.
1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Cooling system VIN: 2B3HD56J1W
Thank you to all the excellent responses to this post. Some were very articulate and you could tell read my post with detail and responded in kind, with some good information. I replaced the radiator on this car and they have driven it for 4 days with no ove...
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.2L Stall VIN: 2B5WB35Y0Y
We shipped it to the dealer and dealer said the cluster had to be reprogramed. Got the car back to the shop and as soon as we got here it started to act up again. Took it back now they are waiting on a new computer. Just like we suspected. Thank you all.
2001 Dodge Stratus SE 2.7L Hard star cold VIN: 1B3EJ46U11
The wave form looked flat and compared to a healthy wave form, it was an easy sell.Been out for a couple of weeks and no complaints yet. The fuel pump module took care of the problem. The original question was how much fuel pressure drop was normal. There shou...
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Wineing VIN: 1B4GP25392
scoped pump looked good. installed new pump 3days ago talked to him today sofar no noise.appreciate all the help.
2004 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.7L wont communicate VIN: 1D7GL12K24
The fix was to test out the Grey 16 pin adapter that the personality key fits in. It had a bad #6 pin (open) somewhere. even with the key plugged in. That was half the battle. The other half was that an older version 7.2 of the Modis worked fine with no tro...
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WDOPD74425
This one is FIXED!found the wiring for the aftermarket radio was wired into the diagnostic K wire, also the trailer hitch wiring was a problem too, had to remove trailer wiring. Not sure what it is with these Sprinters and added on trailer wiring but it sure c...
2005 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4HB48N75
yes,guys pressurized tailpipe we found some leaks on sysstem very close to 02 sensors , welded leaks. reset checked engine light - test drove vehicle for about a day , same code came back.now customer needed vehicle so problem is not fix .as soon as customer r... Trouble codes: P2096.
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTRX08L6Y
first I want to say thank you to everyone that share with me the time to guide me thru,and yes everyone was right the transmission connector was full of oil and shorting out the entire engine performance,once I removed the connector the engine came alive,on re... Trouble codes: 1760 (Epc ptroblem), 0743 (Tcc), 0755 (Shift solenoid), 1747 (Pressure control short circuit).
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA5243Y
Ernie/Aje94 told me when you have tried everything, rethink for simplier answers. The fairly competent customer had replaced the coil assembly - shiny black. I replaced plugs and wires on all cyls, and injector and connector on #3. I had lean codes. So, I was... Trouble codes: P0303 (Miss on cyl 3), P0171 (Lean), P0174 (Lean).
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAF40471F
i want to thank you every one who reply to my posting you guys were really helpful. Trouble codes: P0455, P0443.
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW32F92
Thanks to all that replied soo promtly with helpful info. To David from Texas you were dead on. Further testing found the low side driver circuit, within the harness under the valve cover, on #6 cylinder to have an open. IATN isgreat and thank you again to all... Trouble codes: P0603 (Internal Control Module KAM Error), P0605 (PCM ROM Test Failure), P1276 (Cylinder 6 High To Low Side Open).
2002 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Fuel Gage VIN: 1FAFP53232
We released the vehicle back to the operator and it never returned. Contacted dealer they said we should remove the sender from the tank and do a manual sweap to see if it will read full.
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P34
thanks for the great responses. We initially air checked this van and could here no air loss from engine with icp reg open or closed. After the new pump and reg. still had no start but then when we air checked with reg open we could hear air loss in left rear ... Trouble codes: P2285.
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Stall VIN: 1FTWX31P95
Customer had to take the truck and has not returned. Fluid was low on the power steering pump and I think we had a lot of air in the system. At this time I believe our problem is probably in the pump because I think he ran it low on fluid. He is trying to blam...
2005 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCJK33D97
Wow I got lucky. Remember if you reading Archieves this is a Van. Limted access to everything in front, there is a loom that goes across the top of the cowl, 3 tiny screws hold it up, the map sensor is bolted on top of it with a 6 mm bolt (8mm socket) to the r... Trouble codes: P0107 (Map bp circuit low), P0405 (Egr a circuit low), P0472 (Exhaust pressure sensor low), P2122 (Throttle pos.), P2127 (Throttle pos), P2133.
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start, hard start VIN: 1HGCB7653N
Thank you to all who replied. We actually had two problems, as many of you suggested, the ignition switch was bad, it was failing to supply voltage to the ignition system. After we replaced the ignition switch the car starts easy, but now that it is running, i... Trouble codes: 43 (Fuel delivery system).
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L gas smell VIN: 1HGCD5632T
replace the fuel pressure regulator fixed the problem alone with another charcole canister. thanks david in goregia.
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES26703
Ihave not been able to fix this car as of yet, I have replaced the multiplex control unit, sent instrument cluster to the repair shop, checked and cleaned grounds on top of valve cover but no change I still have the car if I find anything I will repost Thanks ... Trouble codes: P0116 (Coolant temp sensor range problem).
2006 Honda Accord EX 2.4L rotors VIN: 1HGCM567X6
Ok guys im closing this one early.I can assure you the pulsating brakes will be back.While I appreciate all yhe advice I appreciate those who actually read the post more. With my runout readings at almost nothing I dont think an on car lathe would make a lot o...
2006 Kia Sedona EX 3.8L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDMB233X6
We had changed the oil with 5/20 and an OE filter at the beginning as several posts mentioned with no help. This appears to be an unusual problem as no one on IATN or Identifix had ran into it or had an answer. Many thanks to Tyler [...] for his ideas on the V... Trouble codes: P0300 (P0011- Camshaft over advanced history), P0011 (Camshaft over advanced history), P0012 (Camshaft over retarded history).
2004 Land Rover Discovery HSE 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALTP19454
Well, we did manage to get this car through the emissions test but could not figure out the P0441 code. The customer did not want to spend anymore money on this issue, and was pretty fed-up with Land Rover. Thanks to those who replied, and the purge valve and ... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap purge flow no flow detected).
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 1LNHM86S43
Thanks for all the replies. When thoughly scanning the data while searching for the problem. Noticed the dpfe would go from .58 volts to .45 volts when problem occurred. Disconnecting the electrical connector and setting a hard egr code for testing purposes w... Trouble codes: U1041 (invalid or missing data for speed sensor), U1262 (data link fault).
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Top VIN: WDBLK65G11
Sorry it took that long , we were waitting on the pump , after install new hydru pump the top works fine & no problem
2007 Mercedes-Benz ML500 5.0L driver door lock VIN: 4JGBB75E07
they was a tear in the wiring at the conector going into the acuator,if you pull the door panel you have to be careful not to let the panel drop cause the wiring will tear very esaly as i found out to a cost of a $110 bucks, thanks for all the help.
2008 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Misfire VIN: WMWMF73528
we did some more research on this issue and found out that these codes appear when the crank sensor fails internally although the car apears to run fine. we installed a new cks and i looked at the misefire data and all misfires went away. so all is good at thi... Trouble codes: 2783 (several misfire), 277B, 2773 (misfire 1), 277F.
2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Compressor Clutch Control System VIN: 4A3AK24F27
Great news! This one is fixed! I went and checked everything you guys mentioned, and everything checked out fine. It turned out my original diagnosis was correct. I received 2 faulty units from the auto salvage. You would think you might get one bad unit,...
2000 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Unknown VIN: JN8AR07Y2Y
i received 3 responses. yes it was a new compressor. yes we did replace the condenser. customer took truck and has not returned or called. weather has gotten cooler hear now. don't think i want to kick a sleeping dog so i will leave well enough alone. if she b...
1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L Stall VIN: 1G3WR11X3N
Well guys I checked and tested everything that was mentioned and suggested by all. Everything is normal, that left only one thing, replaced the computer and vehicle has not stalled since. It even seems to start up a little crisper. Thanks for the help. Trouble codes: 35 (iac error).
2004 Other Asian xb 1.5L body VIN: JTLKT32404
This one is fixed so what we did was loosen up all the mount bolts at the same time and moved the engine and tranny till if looked like everything was all lined up good and straight and zapped all the bolts tight thanks to all that replied
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.8L Bcm VIN: 1P4GP44ROV
I like to say a VERY VERY SPECIAL Thanks to Ted,Rick Everet, Paul [...], And Doug Chamberlain for the diagrams and help. I went to my local You Pull-A-Part and found a van same year same engine and bells & whistles It still had the BCM and ECM and the fuse bl...
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Cuts out VIN: 1G2WK52J42
I wish to thank all who responded. It took a while, but the problem is solved. We found 2 wires in the wiring harness by the radiator filler neck had become bare by rubbing on the filler neck, causing them to short. Trouble codes: P0230 (Fuel Pump Comtrol Circuit), P0650 (Malfunction Indicator Control Lamp Circuit).
2005 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2WP52235
Thanks to everyone who responded. I tried and rechecked the suggestions made but still have not repaired vehicle for the MAP code. Customer chose to see if problem becomes more consistent or if any other codes set. Also reommended to have ECM flashed. Cust... Trouble codes: P1106 (intermittent high voltage on MAP sensor).
2003 Porsche Boxster Roadster S 3.2L rear trunk VIN: WP0CB29833
thank for the reply.i had to do a invasive mode.we broke left side tail light completely.it had a opening big enought to put small hand through.with the help of the mid size plybar,break the cap enclosing a latch and pull the latch and opened.
2003 Subaru Forester XS 2.5L No Start VIN: SA1TG5C143
It was the main power relay. What I thought was the main power relay wasn't. As I was wiggling wires to check for loose connections I hit on the main power relay and I heard everything power up. The connector had actually melted slightly. That was also causing...
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