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1987 Alfa Romeo Spider Graduate 2.0L Clutch VIN: ZARBA5640H
Help, This Alfa will not go away. You guys already helped me when I installed a new clutch and the car wouldn't start. We took the trans back out and,as advised, indexed the flywheel. Started right up !!! NOW we can't get enough clutch to engage the transmiss...
1991 BMW 750iL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGC8314M
This 750 will set code 16 intermittantly in DME #1, most often when under load, uphill, passing, etc. I have monitored data while driving the load signal drops to zero and immediately the code 16 appears. That is the only indication, the car runs great otherwi... Trouble codes: 16 (Cylinder reference)
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L ingen VIN: WBADD6329V
hello all car came in with blown head cylinder we replaced the ingen i was able to crank with bad ingen but with replacment we lost crank signal all fuse are ok custemer has only on key i did scan the vehicle withe my vedes ews zke dme the cood i have in trans...
2001 BMW 740i 4.4L emitions VIN: WBAGH83431
2005 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBL934X5
hi guys i have a 2005 BMW m3 with a check engine light on, the code is p0070 ambient temp sensor circuit according to all-data and Mitchell on demand the temp sensor is located under the front left area of the car there is some missing plastic pieces that have... Trouble codes: P0070
2008 BMW 535xi 3.0L clock VIN: WBANV93558
The local BMW dealer told this customer that he needed a new battery because the clock was resetting sometimes and the car would not crank sometimes. He wasn't to happy with the price they quoted and brought it to us. The car had a conventional battery not a A...
1996 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Eats ignition coil's VIN: 2G1FP22K8T
I hope someone can shed some light on this. This V6(3.8) Camaro is eating ignition coils for no apparent reason. It came into our shop with a P0300 and p0420. The car was misfiring on cylinders #2 and #5. The 2-5 coil was dead. We replaced the 3 coils, plug wi... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GBFG15R7U
No history the van came in with a stall at times then hard to start found that it did stall at times found code p0102 maf sensor circuit low frequency ck. Eng fuse 1 and 2 ok. Then checked for 12 v at pink wire it dose ck ground at black yellow it has good gro...
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Cat & evap monitors VIN: 1GNDT13WX1
Vehicle is three months past emissions inspection due date, customer disconnected battery to "reset" computer. Now he can't get the evap and catalyst monitors to run. When vehicle came in it was running bad but no codes. Found that the cam retard was around 15...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LT 6.0L Locking front diff. VIN: 1GCHK24431
Vec. came in today complaint 4 wheel drive inop- Indicator lights on switch panel flash when put into 4 high or 4 low Tranfer case works as it should front diff does not engage.I have little info in wire schmatics -There are 4 wires to accuator at diff. I have...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L Brake Pedal VIN: 1GCEK19T01
customer brought truck to me saying he did rear brakes pads and rotors with calipers because the driverside rear caliper was froze up. after customer did the repair he bleed the brake to come find out now he has no brakes at all. so customer replaced the 2 fro...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD LS 6.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK29121
Customer states that trk sits for 2 days or more goes out to start and sets codes when she starts trk she will clear and trk runns fine till it sits again have check all wiring only thing that is odd is balance rate on 7 &8 inj is in the neg numbers i can not ... Trouble codes: P0202 (Short2), P0203 (Short 3), P0205 (Short 5), P0208 (Short 8), P1265 (Grupe 2 disable)
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GNFK16391
hi all, this one ruined my day today, otherwise it was a pefect day, truck came in p0303, misfire cyl 3 . misfire only felt at idle, runs strong otherwise. good spark, chked with spark tester traded coils with 1st cyl coil anyway, put in a new plug. inj has pu... Trouble codes: P0303
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G1WH55K22
This vehicle came in with a misfire code P0300 and has 210,000 miles on it. The misfire data shows cyl#4 is the cause on the P0300 misfire code. Naturally the spark plugs and ignition wire were in need of replacing. We started with a tune-up replacing the spar... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire)
2003 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.3L Fuel tank fill tube VIN: 1GBFG15T63
Customer says gas fills slow and after ten dollars worth it is blowing back out at them.I checked vent solenoid,next I unhooked vent tube from tank to charcoal canister.When I blow into tank through fill hole with a blow gun pressure starts to build and after ...
2011 Chevrolet malibu 2.4L Airbag VIN: 1G1ZC5E17B
This is collision car hit on driver side. Replaced both front pretensioners+ SDM then performed sdm handshake. module comes up with both right and left rear pretensioner faults. the codes are B0032 B0039. This car has no rear pretensioners that are controlled ...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Will not accelerate VIN: 2C8GF68404
Customer stated ck eng lamp flashing.Vehicle was towed in.Scanned computer had codes P0355 and p0356 stored.found bad motor mt pinching wires at transaxle torque strut.Repaired wiring. Trouble codes: P0355 (History Coil 5 ckt), P0305 (Current Cyl 5 mis), P0306 (History Cyl 6 mis)
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L cluster VIN: 1B7HF13Y81
I have this ram1500 4x4 that has no communication with any modules other than pcm. No buss message in cluster and no gauge functions work. I know there are other similar posts but I need some info on this bus system as I see very few of these vehicles. monitor...
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L Door Locks VIN: 1FDAW57P65
Im trying to locate the vehicle security module(VSM)on this vehicle. Im having an issue with the door locks. Alldata puts it behind the radio, I pulled the radio out and cannot locate this module. Any help appreciated.
2005 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FTRF12295
Hi All, Got this 4.2 V6 with limited power. I can mash throttle from a start and truck will slowly get up to speed, takes about 20 seconds to get to 15 mph. Will get to 85 mph after 90 seconds. PCM fails to control idle speed, after warmup with AC on, it drops... Trouble codes: P0506 (Idle Speed Lower Than Expected), P2106 (Throttle Actuator Control System- Forced limited power)
2006 Ford Expedition Limited 5.4L No power, early shif VIN: 1FMPU17516
Car came from tranny shop- has no power and shifts to 3rd (1,2,3 shift)gear before 10 mph. If you down shift to first gear it will not pull (acts like clogged exhaust). Checked fuel pressure(good but replaced filter anyway). Checked air filter-replaced maf sen...
1991 GMC K3500 Sierra 5.7L Stall, excessive fueling VIN: 1GDJK34K2M
Hey there fellow techs, So this GMC 3500 4X4 dually comes in, it had a hard time starting with rough idle and stalling. We inspected the ignition system, (5.7 liter V8 gas) and found the cap and rotor to be faulty, we replaced them along with the plugs and wir...
2000 GMC K2500 Sierra SLE 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTGK23R9Y
Hi group my mechanik replaced the engine in this p/u. Now he has a no start condition!! he checked all fuses relay's all good.rpm signal is ok.165 to 196 cranking rpm. Fuel spark is ok, what he is missing is the injector signal, power is ok but no ground.!! i...
1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Transmission VIN: 2MGEJ6672V
if you turn the key off it engages, reverse and drive will engaged,but in about a minute it neutralizes,like no transmission at all,this is a unusual problem.the transmission was fine it just quit moving,the car came to the shop,for a different problem and now...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L door locks VIN: JHMES26731
Having a weak door lock issue. Performed the multiplexer diagnostic tests 1 and 2. No codes. Checked all related grounds and power. Basically what happens is that either with the remote or the lock unlock switch. All doors will lock or unlock once. Then as yo...
2004 Honda Accord LX 3.0L code p0741 VIN: 1HGCM66554
we have had this propblem since rebuild, customer has not been very helpful as to when we get the car back. fluid is cherry red and does not smell, no metal or friction suspended in fluid. do not think changing the convertor will help, any idea's pleasse respo...
2000 Hyundai GRANDEUR 3.5L 2-3 Shift VIN: KMHFU41DRI
The transmission only flares during 2-3 shift. There are no new codes, but trans oil has been replaced prior to problem. Oil level is correct. Valvoline assure us 100% that the "max" oil is the correct one. Has anyone any ideas why this trans is behaving in th...
2005 Isuzu tribute 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F2CZ941S5
customer came in with vehicle having no power and popping noise, scanned and found 305,306,300 replaced 2 coils and plugs and did a fuel injector service. all misfires are gone but the popping noise is still there, it sounds like popcorn coming from the intake... Trouble codes: 305 (cylinder 5 misfore), 306 (cylinder 6 misfire), 300 (random misfire)
1989 Jaguar Vanden Plas 3.6L No Start VIN: SAJKY1540K
Hi to the Jag people out there, This car came in because of a no start condition after cust drove for about an hour, then let it sit for aprox 15 min plus. car would not restart. they waited aprox 2 hrs and got the car to start. I was able to duplicate the con...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Jeep with lots of problems pls help!! VIN: 1J4GW58S1Y
This vehicle was towed in. Customer states that vehicle quit working on him. The battery went bad (probably shorted inside partially), so we replaced the battery, and problem remained. The sentry key light on cluster is on solid when the vehicle is cranked, wi...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L LF abs sensor circuit
ABS lit on- LF speed sensor circuit problem code replaced speed sensor due to didn't ohm out right ABS lite on- same problem code. check wires between sensor and CAB - A ok. load tested wires- a OK. hooked up r/f sensor to left side wiring harness- same proble...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L long crank time VIN: 1J4GR48K15
Well maintained Jeep and a regular customer.Heads were pulled and a complete valve job done due to a misfire caused by carbon buildup.Since then it has developed a hard start when hot.Cold it will fire right up,run to temp shut it down ,let it sit 15-20 minute... Trouble codes: P0420
2002 Kia Rio Cinco 1.5L speedometer VIN: KNADC16342
complaint is speedometer inop. checked waveform of vss on trans and is ok. looked up a ton of info on identifix and all talked about wiring concerns in fuse block. did check there, was a little corrosion but nothing concrete. decided after and hour and a half ... Trouble codes: P0501
2007 Kia Sportage EX 2.7L A/C Compressor VIN: KNDJF72407
I'll try to make this short. 07 Kia Sportage, Customer hit deer at end of May first of June, minimal damage, but A/C Condensor was bent so I replaced it. No leaks, just bent and touching radiator. A/C still working, cust drove car for 2 weeks from check out to...
2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L No Start VIN: JM1BK12FX6
We have a 2006 Mazda 3, was towed in for no start. Found out it has an aftermaket cold air intake system on it and he went through a large puddle and hydro locked engine, he was able to get engine going again but then the engine broke a connecting rod and put ... Trouble codes: U0073 (u2516-), U2516 (u1900-), U1900
1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L asm test VIN: 1G6KE11111
Doing an asm smog test in california.Have been told numerous times in the past that mb cant be put on the dyno,however I cant find any documentation for this.the newer ones have a esp switch which you can turn off.Do these MB have something else that im missin...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L Stall VIN: CA45E9LA49
I have this 560SEC and sometimes after running the car for a few miles I park the car and let it sit for about 5-10 minutes and go to restart it it runs up then dies out then if I try to start it it will fire up then die try to revv it up and it will not, I ca...
2006 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.5L Rear SAM VIN: WDCBB86E76
Hello This car had a water damaged Rear SAM. I imported a new one from USA (dealer sold pn #[...] after vin informed) I didn't know if the new SAM would work without coding procedure. Even because I don't have coding tools for it. After assembling th...
2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: IMEFM66L6Y
This Mercury Mistake has been at my shop for over a month. Used car dealer bought it at an auction. It started cutting out on the way back and when it finally quit there was a no crank condition. He later found out this car was towed to the auction. It had sig... Trouble codes: B1681 (PATs signal not received), B1601 (PATs incorrect key), P1540 (IAC Circut), P1520 (Intake runner Circut), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0174 (Lean bank 2)
2000 Nissan Quest GXE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 4N2XN11T7Y
Car came in running rough, customer complained check engine light is flashing. Found code p0325 knock sensor and nissan code 66. Cant find what code 66 is for, but reason states if its a missfire, that will also cause the knock sensor to set a code. Im pretty ...
2005 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L fluid VIN: 1N6AD07U85
Hi all, I have a 2005 Frontier coming in for a transmission fluid flush (customer request) and I was wondering how the transmission fluid level is checked? I could measure what I take out and make sure the same went back in but that won't tell me if the level ...
2007 Nissan Sentra S 2.0L intake VIN: 3N1AB61E27
Car is trade in at dealership. Came in shop for check engine light on with multiple misfire. Plugs are oil fouled, intake, intake plenum, runners in cylinder head are all full of engine oil. Pcv valve appears to be clean. Are there any known concerns causing t...
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L d/s power window VIN: 1G3G564C91
2001 Olds Aurora driver window inop...Ok I checked circuit breakers under rear seat, good Pulled door panel and checked for power at the lift motor, no power Checked for power with a test light out from the master switch ,popped trunk, fuel door actuate door l...
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ12M8T
ok guys this one has me scracthing my head, car came in with a no start. tested fuel and fire, both are there and present. fuel pressure is at 45 psi, and i have fire out of all 6 spark plug wires. scanned car and found no trouble codes. Iev watched the cam, a...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NW52EX1
helping on of the other techs on this one. Vehicle is a crank/no start. fuel pressure is 55 psi. good spark. rpm signal when cranking. theft light comes on then goes off(normal). plugs are dry and there is no sound from injectors when listening w/stethoscope. ... Trouble codes: B3031
2001 Saab 9-3 2.0L Refueling VIN: YSDD58H012
Hello again IATN land. Just wanted some insite from anybody out there that has Saab experiance. I dont work on many of these but its a real good customer. She has a problem when refueling the the pump keeps shuting off like the tank is full. She has paid atten... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position circuit A bank 1 or single cylinder), P1312, P1334
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3FB49S44
has anyone seen ecm dtc B2AAA, ive not been able to find any info for this dtc. The cust, stated that the car ran rough for just a second under heavy accel,then the mil came on he has driven for three days with light on but the "rough second" hasn't returned. ... Trouble codes: B2AAA
2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Battery VIN: YS3FB49S43
Previous shop could not fix draw so now vehicle is in our hands. 3 amp draw after 10-20 minutes. Noticed first off that the lights for the front door switches and CD Changer remain illuminated, even after prolonged periods. Also, the electronic steering lock d...
2004 Saab 9-5 Aero 2.3L No Start VIN: Y53EH45G44
I really don't know why we are working on these but here it goes, Customer states car ran untill he replaced the battery, now it has no spark and no injector pulse. No codes present I do have comunication with the PCM and I did scope the CKP. It looks normal ...
2003 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4T1BE30K93
2003 Toyota 2.4L The head was replaced with a rebuilt unit due to the valve seals and seats leaking oil, now the vehicle has a rough idle (800 or less rpm) due to a sporadic misfire. It does not run rough if you bring the engine speed up to even just over 1000...
2005 Toyota Echo 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JTDBT12385
Hello I have this high idle (2600 Rpm) that started the day after an oil change. No codes where present when the car was brought back in with the high idle. Check for vacuum leaks, dirty iac motor. Ran combustion chamber cleaner through intake. Found that if y... Trouble codes: P0505 (Idle Control malfunction)
1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: WVWBB81E4S
Hi and thanks to allin advance. this is a longshot but I`ll give it a try. this is a 95 VW cabrio 2.0L that my friend bough with a bad motor. he had some mechanic replase the engine with a used one but afther he picked the car up started to run weird. when is ... Trouble codes: 0206 (throttle valve potentiometer)
2006 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L abs, steering, trans. engine VIN: WVWAK73CX6
car shuts down. The ABS sets DTC for all 4 wheel speed sensors and 1/2 pressure sensor. In scanning the entire system the ABS is affecting all the other control units. To the point where the speedometer will stop working and the steering will go into limp mo...
1997 Volvo 960 2.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1KS9603V
I have a 1997 960 with multiple cylinder misfires. It ran horribly when it came in. CEL on and flashing. I could move the miss from cylnder 5 or 6 to cylinder 3 or 4 by switching coils. Changed all 6 coils and replaced connectors (badly corroded) with OE Volvo... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cylinder misfires), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)

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2001 BMW Z3 Coupe 3.0L Fuel Guage VIN: WBACK73471
Hello All, Thank you all for the great replys.I have put the two wires together as some of you mentioned, also pulled the sending unit from the gas tank, and ohms the sending unit in all positions and it checked out okay.After discussing the options with the ...
2003 BMW 530i 3.0L Asc Light VIN: WBADT63483
we replace the abs ppump module that toke care of the problem
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L oil level reading VIN: WBAVB335X6
This car also had another problem in which the fix turned out to be the cure for the oil level reading issue also. The car would crank slow as if the battery was dying despite it being only 6 months old. It was a Interstate that was replaced at another shop....
2003 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L temp. gauge VIN: 3G5DA03E33
after checking all out i found leak coming from head gasket. replaced rechecked and all ok thanks everyone and sorry for being late to close
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
hey everyone it's blowing 40* air out of the vents. dave from virgina sent the reply that finaly got me to replace the ac temp sensors. he said they should both be at the same RESISTANCE when the compressor is off and has not run for a while. When i teste...
1989 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 7.4L Hesitation VIN: 2GCHK39N5K
i found tsb that describes what i have here and im going to try and find new ecm and prom . tsb is for egr code and pinging i don't have egr code but when it is unhooked symptom is almost gone .
1997 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1FP22KXV
Well... I didn't get this one fixed. I have a mobile diagnostic/ECM flashing business. As stated the shop had already spent a ton and then I uncovered the fuel trim and catalytic converter failing on top of the idle problem the shop got cold feet. The vehicle ...
2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z71 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK12Z46
thank you all for the replies. the evap code was easy to fix, vent solinoid. on the o2 codes, the dealer must not have cleared the computor and drove it. We cleared and drove all week and no codes returned, again thanks for the repies. Trouble codes: P0053, P0054, P0059, P0060, P0449.
2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Electronic VIN: 1B7HL2AN21
Thank you for all your help we put a new solenoid pack in tran. All work well for a week & haft. We took the tran down traced the harnest to small short in red wire rubbed through under the radiator harnest & trans cooler line crimp causing to blow 20amp fuse...
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WD2PD64408
I thank the 3 people who tried to help!!! 1st, yes i typed a 8 where a 5 was, sorry. The vehicle has multiple other codes for the oil level sensor and that part was on order. I put in the new oil level sensor but all the codes kept coming back. I ended up foll... Trouble codes: P0698 (Sensor c votage low).
1998 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, stumbles on cruise VIN: 1FAFP54N7W
Thanks for all your replies, i did check for intake leaks with a smoke machine and did not find anything. I also checked evap system and made sure the purge valve was good. tried replacing all 8 spark plugs since the rear plugs were a different brand but that ...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage XL 4.2L speedometer/shifting VIN: 2FTRF17204
Thanks for all replies. truck definitely has the wrong transmission installed. makes perfect sense about the different speed sensor pickup. ford says that in 04 they changed the internals. part number on her trans was for an 01-03. sucks that the junkyard sold...
2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Windows Inop VIN: 1FDXW47P84
Hi Guy's I had computer issues, I thougt I send the fix but I guess not. The problem was thw battery saver relay in the cluster is bad ( shorted) it blows fuse #41 allways. I can't re-program the cluster I send him to the dealer. Thanks again. for all the...
2008 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXX47Y8E
After further testing we found #1 & #3 injectors faulty, swapped faulty injector to another cylinder to confirm problem. Replaced all 10 injectors. No misfire and no check engine light on - runs great again. Thanks to all for help! Trouble codes: P0171 (p0300-), P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0303-), P0303 (p0113-), P0113 (p0316-), P0316 (testing and results).
2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L rotors VIN: 1GTEK19V64
Thanks for all the replys.Checked each one.master was not leaking or have fluid between it and booster.Pins were free as well as pads moved free.We replaced the pads and rotors with gm parts and seems to be ok.The old ones looked ok and not real glazed .Thanks...
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEC13Z96
Found exhaust lifter on number 5 cylinder roller locked up briefly. The roller damaged the camshaft lobe and the roller on the lifter was damaged accross 25% of the face of the roller. Installation of a new camshaft, and lifters on one bank corrected the misf... Trouble codes: P0305.
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L cooling fan VIN: 5NPEU46F86
The fix for this vehicle would have been the "fan controller that was located under the left headlamp assembly, but thanks to the ignorant parts people at my local hyundai dealership, not knowing what the hell I was talking about, I ended wiring in an aftermar...
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA31A1Y
Thanks to all who replied. It turned out that the EGR was dropping out when it got real hot. I replaced it with an OE and the problem is fixed. The 2 I put on before was from Napa. Trouble codes: P0403.
1996 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.6L No Start VIN: 4S2CK58EOT
Thanks to all who replied with suggestions & direction. Answer was in front of my face; no CEL means no communication from the PCM which need B+ for command and control. I back probed pin A4 @ the PCM which is supposed to be B+ @ all times and nobody was home....
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: KNDJB7232X
Replaced coils and wiring. thanks guys, kia had these in stock. Trouble codes: 1963 (testing and results).
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Idle speed too high VIN: WDBBA48D8G
Thank you to everyone who responded! You got us to question our diagnostic procedure. We started off on the wrong foot because ALLDATA provided incorrect diagnostic prodecures so we ended up looking for something that didn't exist. We went back to the actua...
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L a/c VIN: 4JGAB57E83
I finally fix this Nightmere. Both the AC Controller and the compressor was defective. What apparantly happened was the power steer pump was recently replace (Not by us) and the compressor power wire that runs from controller to compressor is routed near the p...
1994 Nissan D21 3.0L no drive in any range VIN: 1N6HD18Y1R
This vehicle is fixed! I ended up removing the valve body assembly and replacing the four solenoids located on top of the upper valve body . The entire valve body assembly has to be removed and in so doing results in the gasket being destroyed due to age and b...
2000 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L No Start, no communications VIN: 1N4DL01D9Y
Thank your for all your replies. but i am sad to say this one is leaving without being fixed. customer did not want to do any more with vehicle and i cant continue to work on it for free. i do by the way have 3 different scan tools, Modis, Genysis and Autoboss...
2002 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L Stall VIN: 1N4BL11D42
Thanks for the replies. Some how the car fixed its self. We have all seen this. I clean the throttle body sent car out. Customer been driving for a week no problem. Thanks for the repies John
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L No Start VIN: 1N4BA41E34
Thanks to those who replied. Took for ever for the customer to pick up the vehicle to take to the Dealer. Dealer had installed NATS and a new key.Goes to show that the other dealer customer had taken it to that claimed they had tried to reprogram prob. didn't ... Trouble codes: 1610 (Lock Mode), 1611 (ID Disorder IMM ECM).
2005 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Right Front Power Window And Power Door Lock Switc VIN: 1N4BL11D95
Wow I do want to start of by saying a big THANKS to everyone who offered help. I could kick myself for not figuring this out the first day it was here. We obtained the wiring schematics for this car from our very own trusty Nissan Assist. It says Nissan so it ...
2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3G7DA03E83
WOW!!! ITS FIXED... YEAH... So First of all i would really like to thank Russell from Illinois (Go Bears) and Joe from Rhode Island. And I cannot forget Thomas, David and John either. With out you we could not have fixed this you guys pointed us in the right d...
2007 Porsche Cayman 2.7L airbag light VIN: WPOAA29827
Thanks to Scott for all his help.(the only reply I got) There is a shorting bar on each terminal of the seat side airbag. After plugging in the airbag there is a yellow tab on the connector that must be fully pushed in to disengage the shorting bar. After clea...
1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JF1SF6558Z
Cleaned throttle body and adjusted idle air that raised base idle. Now system stays in closed loop. Appears to have fixed it. Thanks for the help
1979 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: FJ40303564
Thanks everyone for taking the time to help out. I ended up doing a little more cleaning of the carb, I took the mixture screw out and cleaned and blew through the hole. That seemed to take care of it. I found out through you guys and a few other sources that ...
1999 Volvo C70 2.3L hoses VIN: YV1NK53C6X
Client is using car since I delivered (with repaired leaking water hoses and new fuel pump). I called him asking about the car: no more water consumption and car is running ok till now. Maybe the small water leak was causing the problems. But it will be hard...
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