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1989 BMW 535i 3.5L no reverse in cold
No reverse when on cold ans after left it top idle for 5 to 10 mins it catches reverse with no problem until it sits again for 4 hrs and up
1998 BMW 318i 1.9L compressor VIN: WBAAL32090
Has anyone come across intermittent operation of a/c comp clutch before? i.e. no power getting to clutch.
2006 BMW 530i 3.0L volatile memory VIN: WBANE73566
This e60 keeps losing battery voltage. I tested the vehicle extensively, this car has the best (lowest) parasitic draw of any late-model car I have ever seen - 8mA is amazing! The car does go to sleep on its own, and seems to be charging just fine. The DME is ...
1985 Chevrolet S10 Tahoe 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Flooding VIN: 1GCDT14B8F
Truck ran poorly with no accelerator pump performance, vacuum leak at brake booster, weak choke heater, and fuel pump only capable of 12" hg and 4 psi. Installed new booster, fuel pump and filter, overhaul carburetor with Hygrade service kit. Now the truck wo...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Silverado 6.5L Starter VIN: 1GCGK29F9R
The starter drive comes out and stops when it hits the leading edge of the teeth on the flywheel. It will crank fine if the teeth are line up so the drive teeth can go in-between the flywheel teeth. If it hits the edge of a tooth it just stops there. If you mo...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado 5.0L engine swap VIN: 1GTEC14M7T
Posting for another shop about swapping in a used 1998 5.7, that came out of a 4wd auto. Balance, fuel delivery, or what other unforseen problems, vehicle is a 5.0 5spd manual 2wd. THANKS KINDLY! Phil Fuhrman
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GN349HN7V
Vehicle towing here for over week, they cranking but won' t running, have a sparks and fuel, fuel pressure 58 psi koeo, engine code p1351-ignition high voltage circuit, found out customer already did replaced vcm, ignition module, ignition coil, fuel injectors... Trouble codes: P1351 (Ignition high voltage circuit)
1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDX03E7V
Newbie request here, but I'm pulling my hair out. Cant find the 3rd connection harness on my coil pack. The 3 pin on the d/s rear. Traced entire harness. There's about 10 connections in the back area. Not finding anything. Mitchell is no help. Wish I coul...
1998 Chevrolet C3500 Silverado 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBGC34R9W
This truck is very well maintained and is driven nicely, not abused. On Accelleration, at full throttle, at about 40-45 mph it will start to bog really bad. Starts to knock and miss fire. It will keep running bad until you pull over and let it idle. It will re... Trouble codes: P0300 (Muliple Misfires)
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W7X
Hllo everyone, thanks in advance, well here i am with this 99 chevy blazer 4.3l a/t that got towed in to my shop with a non starting situation,it cranks over but don't start. Apparently the customer was driving on the hwy about 50 mph when the truck die he sai...
1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L suspension VIN: 1G2ND52M8X
This car pulls to the left. I had a post on this awhile back and thought it was fixed hadn't heard from the customer. Now I find out it still pulls. It has had new front coil springs and struts. New strut mounts. New brake calipers and hoses. It has been align...
2004 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6L radiator VIN: K4T052664B
cooling system smell with dex cool
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 2GCEC19T95
The truck is an intermittent no start. There is a P1626 stored in the PCM. The ignition cylinder housing has been changed, the the key reader has been relearned, but the intermittent problem still exists. With the Tech2 hooked up while the vehicle is acting up...
2007 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Z71 5.3L Radiator VIN: 1GNFK16347
Hi all! I have here a Suburban that has a timing cover leak. Coolant is milky but oil and transmission fluid is not. All coolant hoses are contaminated. I would think that either the trans or oil will be milky. This vehicle also consumes oil. Any help apprecie...
2009 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L cooling system VIN: 3GNCA23B69
This has me pulling what's left of my hair out! The coolant temperature of this 2009 Chevy HHR with a 2.2l engine, after a 4-5 mile road test and sitting still @ idle/in gear will start to climb to approx. 245 degrees. Cooling fan comes on @ 220 degrees, coola...
2005 Chrysler 300 Limited 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2C3JA53G95
This vehicle is at a shop of a buddy of mine. It had a code for the gas pedal sensor. He changed it out and the vehicle will still not take gas when you push the pedal. It will throttle up to around 1500rpm to the floor. It has a very rough idle and surges. Th... Trouble codes: P0129 (p2127-), P2127 (p0652-), P0652 (p0325-), P0325 (p0340-), P0340 (p0660-), P0660
1994 Dodge Stealth 3.0L Misfire VIN: JB3AM44H5R
I have in my shop a car when started cold runs terrible and when warmed up runs a little better but still misses on #4 and 6. plug off the fuel regulator return and it runs great. fuel pressure is fine, wonder if anyone has seen this problem its like the regul...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28N71
Durango stalls very intermittently at idle, have not been able to experience while test equipment hooked up. This started after power steering switch pumped oil through the wiring into the PCM. We wanted to try a used PCM to see if it would fix this but it won...
2004 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Pcm VIN: 2B3HD46R34
I swapped a 2.7 engine from a 2002 Dodge Intrepid into a 2004 Dodge Intrepid. - I drove both cars into the garage. Swapped the motor and now it won't start. I started a thread last week and thought that I had it figured it out but nothing I tried worked. Both...
2007 Dodge Caliber SXT 2.0L MIL Lamp on
This is not a post asking for help but a warning to you guys out there that have Star Scan and TechConnect. I went into update the pcm and transmission controller on a Dodge Caliper and was unable to retrieve the files from TechConnect. After trying for an hou... Trouble codes: P0700 (code in transmission controller)
2008 Dodge Caliber SRT-4 2.4L Clutch VIN: 1B3HB68F18
My son (USMC aircraft tech in NC) helped a friend put a clutch disc, pressure plate, and t/o bearing in this car. The new release mechanism was pressure bled. The flywheel was not machined. The parts were aftermarket. The car will not go into gear normally if...
2000 Ford Windstar 3.8L Windows,Pwr Locks,Radio,Blower VIN: 2FMZA5345Y
custumer complaint that the wipers work on there own and the blower,radio,pwr locks quit working.right now all dont work but the pss. door lock and wind. works using the passenger switch. the codes above r FOR THE F.E.M. k.o.eo. self test when i run the test ...
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF56F01
this truck sets code p1211 after hard accel for about 30 sec. The icp climbs to about 2700psi then drop to about 2100psi and stays there. The ipr is at 35-40% when the pressure starts dropping then it climbs to 65% with no effect on the icp. First I grounded t... Trouble codes: P1211
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU70E71
Thanks in advance for any input. I have this headache on my hands. I had this one come in for check engine light. I pulled codes and found lean codes. I checked for major vacuum leaks and found nothing. I have seen several of these with intake gaskets brittle ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2003 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP38343
We have a car that came in about two weeks ago and the customer said while he is driving down the road the car will completley die out. Dome light, headlights and check engine light (which is normally on) all die out when the problem occurs and the car will di... Trouble codes: P0705 (Trans selector circuit), P1237 (Fuel pump secondary circuit)
2004 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDAF56P34
Truck towed in for no start. Customer had water in fuel light on and changed both fuel filters. Would not keep running immediately afterwards. Would start-run real rough for 3 sec. and stall. Had 2 dead batteries that would not take a charge so replaced both. ... Trouble codes: P0113, P0261, P0299
2005 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L Shifting VIN: 1FMDK02195
Vehicle came in with no mil on and drove fine but after 30 miles or so of driving and accelerating from a a stop the mil & the wrench came on dash and transmission goes into limp mode. Codes p0961, p0871 ,p0701 codes pulled. I found i can immediately shut off ...
2005 Ford Escape Limited 3.0L Lighting VIN: 1FMCU94125
Hello, I have this escape that the headlights will start flashing when driving down the road,Customer also says lights will come on at night just parked and it drains the battery. We installed a new turn signal switch assembly and the problem seemed to go aw...
1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Trans. Fuse #24 VIN: 1GKDT13W5V
Vehicle blows fuse #24 as soon as it is installed. A couple of questions, fuse#24 , according to Alldata should not have power when Key is off, this fuse has power all of the time. I understand the Trans. Codes because of the blown fuse. I don't understand the...
1999 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JHLRD1846X
This vehicle was brought in from a quick lube place after oil change and injector cleaning.What it does is on hard throtle accelaration it starts to die out and back fires,If you go easy on the gas it will rev up to 3500 rpm and reach cruising speed with no pr...
2002 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5FNRL18622
Vehicle came in for loss of power on the highway. Customer pulled over and saw the cat glowing red. We installed pressure gauge witch showed massive back-pressure. Replaced cat with new and retested. No more back-pressure. Now or maybe always was we have a bad...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: JNKCV51E63
I had this G35 come in today for failing emissions. The customer bought this car about 4 months ago. The check engine light was on for low engine temp.I replaced the thermostat and found that there was no thermostat installed. Without the thermostat the temp g...
1999 Isuzu NPR-HD 5.7L no fuel/spark VIN: 4KLB4B1RXX
This NPR was towed in for a crank/no start. I've checked the following: The gas gauge read empty, however was advised by the driver that it was just filled, and gauge is inoperative. Checked fuel pressure, consistent at 65 PSI Checked for spark, has no spark a...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cam Sync Drive VIN: 1J4FF48S9Y
So there is this jeep that keeps shearing the drive gear roll pin on the camshaft sensor syncro drive. This will be the 4th drive gear in less than 5,000 miles. The last go around we replaced oil pump, camshaft and a new drive gear, dorman pn 689-200. Camshaft...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L engine performance VIN: 1J4GW48S2Y
Dear Fellow Techs, I have this Jeep Grand Cherokee that acts like it is running on 3 cylinders, backfiring through intake, flashing odometer, charging gauge is not reading, check gauge light on. Charging system is charging appox. 16 volts. When you disconnect ...
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L unknown leak VIN: 1J4GL48K03
After replacing above parts and recharging system, vehicle came back within a week with the the system with a low charge. Check for leaks and none were found. Recharge system. Vehicle back in today with a low charge. We have checked this whole system out and c...
2004 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Alingment VIN: 1J4FA49S94
Got one for all you gear heads who are into High rise 4 wheel drives. Customer brought in a 2004 Jeep Wrangler Sport Had put on a 2" suppenion lift ( springs) And added larger tires from OE 30 9.5/ r15 to 31 x10.5/ r 15 vec now has what others call a death sha...
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L engine VIN: 1J4GL58K35
vehicle came in for check engine noise listened with stethoscope noise appeared to be under valve cover pulled left bank as it was the easiest to pull, reconnected harness for electrical to see if all was oiling well things oiling very well. Did lifter test an...
2005 Lexus GX470 4.7L Unknown VIN: JTJBT20X95
Has "breathing" noise coming from the dash as the compressor comes on and as the ac pressures fluctuate slightly while the a/c runs. The noise sounds a big deep exhale,not the typical noise of the refrigerant going through the expansion valve. The pressures on...
1993 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L old car VIN: 1LNLM81W6P
please don't rack your brain too much on this one.I have a customer that loves this model town car,as this is his third one i believe.he wants to know how to better the ride. over the last 2 years we have maintained his car as things would wear.we have even in...
2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata Touring 2.0L Surge VIN: JM1NC25F06
The engine runs normal, throttle responce is normal,then engine rpm's remain at or around 3k when driving even if trans is put in netral, can take foot off throttle pedal and rpms stay at about 3k, can pull the car over to side of road in netral and if key is ...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBUF65J14
Have this vehicle that sees a misfire under WOT request at which point the affected cylinder injectors are cut-off causing lack of acceleration and a rough idle. Upon restart vehicle runs fine until WOT request at which point the same thing happens. I can get ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0303, P0305
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 3.5L Srs VIN: WDBTK56616
Vehicle has an SRS code SRS 9223 Driver side airbag ignition R12/9 resistance high. I found the driver ignition squib harness was repaired per Mercedes Technical bulletin. Cannot find furthur information with ALLDATA charging system is good this is the only co...
2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic 3.0L ignition switch VIN: WDDGF81XX8
Car was towed in. When key is inserted and turned nothing happens. no warning lights or accessories work, steering does not unlock. The only response from the car is to tell you to remove the key when it is turned off. Based on a identifix hotline archive we r...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L radiator VIN: JN8DR07X31
Have used a mityvac airevac system to pull vacume on cooling system and refill. Have checked degas bottle while boiling over with combustion leak tester and no indication of blown head gasket. I am at last nerve to get this figured out and I now the owner has ...
1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G2HX52K4S
Hello Everyone, We have a 1995 Bonneville with an odd problem. After starting the car for the first time of the day, it will idle fine. As soon as you try to give it a little gas, the idle goes up to 2,000-2,500, you hear a popping, and it cuts out. After tha...
1985 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JT2AE82E0G
HI EVRYONE I have been have trouble with this car came in customer requested carb overhaul for poor idle after warm up did that same problem ck for vac leak found egr leaking and intake leak fixed those no help runs real good cold then its like something turn...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX VR6 2.8L valve cover VIN: 3VWTG69M31
Hi Guys We are doing a valve cover gasket and need to know if these valve cover gaskets crack with the new gasket and leak. We have been seeing that with other plastic valve covers recently. With having to pull the plenum on this one I would like to know. It ...
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L drive VIN: YV1LZ5643W
Have checked wiring harness as much as we can looking for shorts or opens, bad conecectors. Checked grounds and powers so far found nothing. Any ideas?
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L roof, alarm VIN: YV1TS90D8X
Replaced roof module with new O.E. We can't get it on line by working locks or battery reset. Had 4 roof codes, now down to 1, UEM-0005 roof communication. Motored roof to close it. Any ideas on how to get it to work?
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Variable cam timing VIN: YV1VS255XY
Vehicle came in with ECM codes 5F, 60, and 61. Another shop replaced the timing belt 6 months ago and we are not able to positively verify if the code pre-dated that repair. We tested oil pressure, removed the timing covers and verified the marks lined up, the...

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2007 Audi A4 2.0L No Start VIN: WAUBF78E17
Hello guys,thanks everybody who responded to me, jeff,lou,christian,naushad,seth,mark,john,steve,george,dan,philip especially jeff and phillip who gave me step by step direction. first I need to say that I took the high pressure pump out and inspected it al... Trouble codes: P1266.
1997 BMW 318is 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABE8326V
Sorry for closing this so late. After scoping the cam sensor several times, it was determined that the sensor ground was dropping out intermitently. While tracing the harness back to the ground source, there was a location where a rat had been chewing on the... Trouble codes: 112 (camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction).
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L transmission VIN: WBABM5347Y
thanks for the replies they where very helpful i did finnally get the car to act up the next morning after a test drive as it turned out to be internal transmission customer declined the repair , thanks again for the help you guys are great
2003 BMW 330i 3.0L evaporator VIN: WBAEV53463
we decided to give the car back to customer and have them return at a later date to see if we can see any dye comming out of the drain. i want to thank everyone for there time and all the helpfull advise.
2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L reverse VIN: WBABD53474
thanks for the help i was still unable to get the car to act up with me and still could not comunicate with the tcm i belive that was a scanner problem customer wanted to come and get the car i haven't heard back from her so we'll wait until next time , thanks...
2004 BMW 525i 2.5L Cuts out VIN: WBANA53574
Thanks for all the usefull info but my scaner cant test the computer on this car customer is going to take it to the dealer. Trouble codes: 28B2, 5F77.
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33484
Hi Guys thanks for all the help I smoked the system found a bad leak detection valve replaced it retested all is well thanks for all your help. Trouble codes: 27CC.
1997 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L Theft VIN: 1G6ET1293V
all fixed. It was a bad BCM,I unplugged it and got communication back to the other modules, so i took the bcm apart and it was melted inside. Got another one, everything works now. Thnaks for the help
2006 Cadillac DTS 4.6L cooling temp VIN: 1G6KD57Y66
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Silverado 5.7L transfer case shifter VIN: 2GCEK19RXT
finally traced to a bad TCCM causing the non-engagement, replaced the TCCM, she's working now, until something else in the "push & pray" 4wd system takes a crap!
1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start, no serial data VIN: 1GNDM19W2T
we repaired a broken wire inside cab going to the dlc. it was grounding to the firewall. also replaced plugs, wires rotor, pick-up coil and cap. fuel pump also decided to fail on us at the time of diag so that was replaced as well. unbelievable this van is sti...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 4.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19CX7
We finally took the truck to the Chevrolet dealer It took them over 3 days to figure it out. The dealer mechanic had to call the manufacturer and get a new BCI code, (a new script for programming) designed specifically for this truck. They designed 3 until f...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic WT 6.0L high idle VIN: 1GCHC24K97
I took vehicle to the shop because I could not find a vaccuum leak or any readings out of range on scanner. Dealership stated that it needed relearned and reprogrammed. It is fixed. This tells me that I need a scanner that does more than just read pids and is ... Trouble codes: P0507 (high idle detected), P060D.
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Fuel leak VIN: 1B7MF33X1J
Hello this one still leaks when it wants, I have used talcum powder but when it gets back to me after another 1000 miles fuel has leaked everywhere. I cleaned it once again and drove it several miles with no leaks. Is it possible that it could leak when he is...
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B7GLAX11S
Thanks to everyone that took the time respond. After reming the distributor and checking the gear and bushing I decided to change the CKP sensor again. (why not I had tryed everything else I knew of). Well it fixed it. They were all chrysler Mopar parts to sta...
1995 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L Accessories VIN: IFTCR1OA5S
ok thanks to all.it seem that the upper harness of the ctm was not wrapped very well and after a little further inspection i found one of the wires had rubbed through do to non burred metal as soon as i repaired the wire the door chime came on as well as the i...
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Loss of power VIN: 1FMRU18W1W
thanks for all the ideas, we replaced the cylinder head sensor and returned the vehicle to the customer. since condition only happened twice in 2 months the customer will drive it and let us know the results. Trouble codes: P1285 (Cylinder head overheat), P1299 (Fail safe stradegy active).
1998 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTYR1OU8W
unfortunately I don't have a lenghty process to tell you guys as a few members mentioned unplugging the mass air flow meter and that imediately worked to get it to run and I had a parts truck so I checked the connector and no corrosion so I tried the known goo...
2000 Ford F-350 XL 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWF36F8Y
Thank you for all of the replies. I advised the customer of the amount of time required to do the job, and the potential for other parts required, and they declined to do it at this time. Thanks again.
2001 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Theft deterant VIN: 2FTRX18L51
Found that the remote starter / alarm was the issue. The transponder was seeing 2 codes. In further discussions with the customer, he never used the alarm or starter so we disconnected the box and removed it then the truck started just fine. Thanks to everyon...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Warning light On VIN: 1FMCU04111
Well just getting back to this problem. In reply to the 8 who responded. No the vehicle has not been crashed. The problem with the seatbelt pertensioner was fixed with the original fix. I think Kennith from S.Carolina may have come up with the answer. After le...
1998 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTGK29RXW
Sorry for taking so long for this fix. I went on vacation and got back on monday. Thanks to all who responded to my help. In the original help request. I forgot to mention that I did check for exhaut restriction, and found no obstruction, also cleanned the MAF...
2000 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GKFK16T4Y
Awesome IATN!!! The customer finally brought the vehicle back in so I could finish testing. It's not fixed yet but I know what's wrong. Customer will scedule it in for repair later. Jeremy from Indiana hit it right on. there is a valve intermitently sticking... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfire).
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 HD 6.0L Spark Knock/Detonate VIN: 1GTHK23UX2
Thank you for all of the suggestions. I did do a decarboinztion procedure twice, which cured the cold start knock, but the "spark knock" was still there. I had failed to mention that the boss had replaced a broken exhaust manifold bolt. He however failed to...
2003 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L shift VIN: 1GKDT13S73
Customer declined further diagnosis. He will return when the problem becomes more regular.
2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 15 amp Room LP fuse - drivers side fuse block VIN: KMHDN46D15
Have been looking at concern on any downtime I have because it is a friends car and want to keep the cost down. Have looked at the obvious as posted - relays and fuses but nothing seen wrong. Might have to pass on this one and have them go to Hyundai for a fix...
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46C16
Thank you very much to all who replied to my request. I recieved 11 total in a very quick response. All of you Techs gave me very good information for this problem. Unfortunately this customer refused any futher testing or work on his vehicle. He decided to se... Trouble codes: P0011.
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: SALTY5846K
Thanks for all of your great help. We replaced the coolant sensor and the crank sensor, cleaned plugs again and the car purrs along with no stall, no stumble. Runs great! Thanks again guys
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Coil VIN: 1FGE32G1CW
Well it turned out to be the pcm. I back-probed the 2 wire connector on the ign coil to see if the coil driver, or the asd signal was disapearing when I was loosing spark. The coil driver signal never went away. As for the Asd relay feed, The positive side nev...
2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4.0L hard 1-2 shift VIN: 1J4FA64S86
thanks to all that replied. i had the customer go to the dealership to have the pcm replaced. of course when he got there the trans was shifting fine and it took the dealer ship about a week of the vehicle being there to finally act up on them. they replaced t...
2006 Lexus LX470 4.7L trans temp light VIN: JTJHTOOWO6
ok this is what we did. we drove this thing until the light finally came on it took some time but it did . after comfirming that light does come on, i monitored the trans temp with my scanner and it was at 290 deg. seems to high , i searched for info on wha...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S21
we have fixed it,thanks for all the help.this 2001 lincoln ls 3.0 liter, does not have a fuel temp sensor on it.we had installed a computer in this car about a month ago for a trans problem we must have put the wrong calibration number in it or it was a bad e... Trouble codes: P0180.
1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L pre heater converter VIN: 1YVGE22CXV
First of all I would to say that I am so glad I signed up for IATN. This site is a wealth of information and signing up was one of the best things I ever did to ensure that my customers get quality repairs. The Mazda 626 is fixed. Once I took a good look at...
2000 Mazda Protege ES 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JM1BJ2233Y
thank you for all your help and suggestions. the fix ended up being a lazy maf sensor. after repalcement it still had a minor stumble when egr was commanded by the ecu. so we replaced the egr valve also and now hot driveability is normal. thanks again fellow i... Trouble codes: P0420.
1989 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L ignition leads VIN: WDB1290662
thanks to all that helped, the answers we all great, after checking the firing order and finding all was ok, i took richard from florida's advice and allthougth they looked good i replaced both caps ang rotors, it started up, and ran great, so i also replaced ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Door locks + lights VIN: WDBRF61J81
Could not repair this car even with the factory tool need to have some modules availible to switch out and retest. Customer going to dealer
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN47JN2
First of all, thanks to all who replied. All valid suggestions and I took all into account. The problem ended up being not CAN-BUS related at all, but rather a power supply problem that caused those CAN codes. After studying the schematics thoroughly I tied th... Trouble codes: P2032 (EVAP Large Leak), P2027, P2040 (CAN from ESM interrupt), P2026 (CAN interrupt from ETC EGS interrupt), P202B, P2001 (Component Faulty ETC control module.).
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L brakes VIN: 4M2ZU66E32
The left front wheel bearing was bad but showed no signs of looseness or noise.Once we replaced the left front hub all was well.Thank you so much for all the advice.This forum is very valuable to our industry.Thanks Mike [...]
2003 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L No Start VIN: JNBDR09Y33
The truck was towed to my shop after an engine replacement by another repair shop. I notice that there was an extra cam sensor in front of the timing cover but the mechanic from the other shop told me not to worry about it because the original engine does not ...
2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP 5.3L compressor VIN: 2G2WC55C67
thank you for taking the time to help me with this car. i am closing this as being fixed.i did read through the owners manual and i did not see anything about the a.c. the general consensus that this is normal. it also helped that chris has the same car. i spo...
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