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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WAUED54B51
This problem just started to appear one day, now it seems to be getting worse, bottom line is fuse #32 continues to blow. It happens frequently, especially when you go up a hill or under a load, it will not happen unless the car is moving. When the fuse blows,...
2003 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L immobilzer VIN: WAULT64B43
2003 Audi A6 3.0L quattro. We went to start the car, car starts and dies. VAG codes 17978(immobilizer blocking car starting) and 18058(powertrain Bus/Cluster). Also lost instrument cluster illumination, MIL. No immobilizer light. Digital read out in cluster in...
2004 BMW 530i 3.0L Sound System VIN: WBANA73544
Hello, I'm hoping someone's come across this one. I have an 04 BMW 530i with no audio output at all. The logic 7 amp is staying off and I cannot select or adjust any audio functions i.e. the treble,bass,etc... I'm pretty sure theres a connection problem at con...
2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L fluid leak VIN: 1G4CW52K0Y
My neighbor gave me this car. The trans. would not move. It was low on trans. fluid so we added three qts. and it still is probably 1 qt. low. What it does is pump trans. fluid out of the vent at a pretty good rate. It appears that it will move once filled but...
2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 2.8L abs activation VIN: 1GCCS19875
i have an 05 colorado with abs intermittent activation as well as light.randomly activates while driving and starter activates as well. any help appreciated. codes-c0035-left front wheel speed sensor ckt short c0220-abs channel in release too long. thanks chr...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L noise VIN: 2GCEC13TX5
this truck came in with a brake noise and brake vibration. When we took off the old pads(aftermarket pads) it had little metal stuck inside the pads (all four) and the rotor was gouged. The rear drum was gouged with new shoes (looks like a shoe slap). So we re...
2009 Chevrolet Aveo LT 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: KL1TD56E69
Customer keeps bringing back for intermittent runs bad(down road),hesitation/stalling at times and lately said he could not get across the road(lack of throttle response). All things seem to point to the TAC Module,but there aren't any codes to send him for "P...
1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L third gear VIN: 3C3EL55H5V
i need help i got this sebring once it goes into third gear i hear and feel the solinods shift then it kickes into limp mode. i got 3 codes one is 35 loss of hydrolic pump prime. one is 36 malfunction immediatly after shift and the last is 53 gear ratio error ...
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C4FY58B54
I have been fighing this P0442 for 2 days. I have smoked the entire system several times and found no leaks. I have actuated valves several times just incase I do have one hanging up but never see an issue. I clear the code and then I run both the purge valve ... Trouble codes: P0442 (EVAP System Medium Leak Detected)
2005 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3AA63HX5
Hi group. Personal vehicle here. This 300C is working normally with no symptoms noted except for check engine lamp came on one day then went off a day or two later. Codes above were stored. Not too sure where to go with this. Codes have not reset in over a wee... Trouble codes: U0002 (Bus communication fault), P2368 (Torque management feedback signal a), P0700 (Trans request mil)
2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L Lifter noise VIN: 2A4GM48446
lifter noise
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Battery VIN: 1B7HF13Y1W
Have chased draw to 50Amp Battery fuse in the PDC. Followed every circuit and removed power @ Junction block. I have disconnected radio, alternator, verified vanity & glove box lights off... I have no clue and this is not a great way to start 2012... I NEED A ...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Dash Lights VIN: 2B3HD46R82
This car came in,with the dash lights flikering.And the interior lights,when you open the door are flickering also.When the car is running.It doesnot happen very often.Has anybody seen this?Im watching the voltage at the back of the alt.And battery at the same...
2002 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L transaxle
One for you Iaccoca guys. Got this '02 Stratus I was asked to look at that had the trans replaced with a used unit. The moment you go into the tcm with the DRB111 you get the message the trans is in limp-in. There are no codes. The only thing that looks out of...
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L fuel injectors VIN: WD2PD64424
Vehicle came in for bad exhaust type smell. Traced to fuel injectors that have been leaking under the cover. Managed to free up #1 only. The last 4 are stuck in head. I have let them soak in diesel fuel and throttle body cleaner for 3 different time periods. I...
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX 5.7L indicator light VIN: 1D7RB1CT7A
Vehicle bought used and since then customer experiences occasional warning from tpms system. Out of manufacturer's warranty and customer (local specialty paint and body shop) has no tpms tools. Scanned, no pending codes and the tire pressure is always correct ...
1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTDF15N8J
this truck ran greate untill the fuel pump on the fraim went out. i replaced it and did a complete tune up and filters.it ran greate again for several months.then it started to idle weard at times but ran good. then it would not start and i checked the moduel ... Trouble codes: 45 (coils 1234 / thermactor), 11 (system pass)
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Starter VIN: 1FMDU34X6P
This vehicle was towed in for a no start. Found starter motor free spins. Customer also brought over an aftermarket starter. Installed starter and free spins. Ordered a Napa starter and also free spins. Flywheel teeth look intact. Motor is not seized. What am ...
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP42TXS
Got me scratching my head. Car will start and run but you have to open throttle some to keep it running for about 30 seconds, otherwise it will die. Then it runs pretty good for about another 20-30 seconds by itself. Then it will start missing but will keep ru...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Cylinder Head temp Sensor VIN: 1FTDF1861V
I have traced wiring, and checked for opens and shorts, everything good, 5 volt reference signal is there but according to the diagram its on the wrong circuit, but traced wires to Pcm and they are good, also did try new PCM and still its shows 392 degrees. Ha...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTDF1721V
hello fellow techs i got myself into a ordeal here, i appreciate any and all help. customer replaced engine and trans from same truck all direct fit. it cranks and will start for a second missfiring and backfiring then stalls, most of the time it will just cra...
1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L Intake System VIN: 1FAFP4047X
lerching problem traced to iac motor not responding fast enouh. Ac manifold hose ass replaced (permiated) & system low. Car still had lerching problem at stops.system seemed to be freezing so it was recommeded the expansion tube be replaced(possibility of blo...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Steering VIN: 2FMZA51441
I have replace the rack, power and return hoses, and power steering pump on this veh. And still have problems. First it has no power steering until engine is at 2000 plus rpm's, next it has a loud noise like it has air in the lines but i have bled the system s...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Starter
Hey guys, I've been working on this truck on and off for a few months now. Intermittently this truck won't crank. It's a friend's landscape/plow vehicle so getting chances to work on it are few and far between. My first inspection of course, the truck starts j...
2005 Ford Freestar SES 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out
Customer complaint that when driving along van stalled . Tcs light on in message board start engine and when put into drive or reverse the van does not move but can rev like a slip. When put back into park or reverse the Idle jumps to 1500-3000 rpm . Reverse a...
2006 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FBNE31L86
Hello fellow techs -- This van was towed in as a no start - check for spark / fuel - has spark no fuel - check inertia switch not tripped - scan no codes found - test at pump harness 8v - removed tank changed pump - fill tank - it started and ran about 2 min -...
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 2.0L 1-2 shift only VIN: 1FAHP34N76
Customer came in with complaint of no 3rd or 4th gear, but Has 1-2 gears. Check fluid No problem found . had P0772 And P0984 codes Shift solenoid E codes. Could command the solenoid and hear it working. suspected a mechnical problem with solenoid. Replace shif...
2008 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Tpms VIN: 1FMEU64E88
Have been waiting for customer to return so we could diagnos the light being on. Pull codes and found B2872 TPM fault. Only code there according to tech. Data shows drivers front sensor only reading 6 psi. Tried to retrain again still no good. Ordered sensor f...
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.4L Mechanical VIN: 1FDWW36R98
Hey everyone, we got this unit in our repair shop a week nd a half ago. it came it with a high pitch squeeling noise. after much review the this unit we decided that it had to be one of the 2 turbos. so we took both turbo's out, disassembled the turbos, and fo...
2009 Ford F-150 Platinum 5.4L Transmission VIN: 1FTPW14V49
Twice in the last month while driving this vehicle (within 1 .5 miles of cold start) vehicle appeared to go into sometype of limp in mode/ transmission not up shift-downshift and gauges would flash off,wrench symbol on dash came on would come. Customer shut ve...
2005 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L Coolant Temp VIN: 1GKEK63UX5
Having trouble with vehicle cooling fans coming on too late & ruuning hot ( 3/4 on gauge, 226deg. On scan tool before low speed fans come on ). Cooling system has good flow, bleed hole is open in radiator to recovery tank, no air in system, thermostat is openi...
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 4.8L unable to fill fuel VIN: 1GTEC14C28
we have pulled the tank, inspected, the filler hose, fuel tank assy. found no problems. we checked the vent hose , ok. check valve in tank not stuck. help, thanks in advance danny
1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Cuts out VIN: JHLRD1764X
This Honda CRV came into my shop with the coplaint of bucking on and off the throttle. I drove the CRV and when you are in 5th gear cruising at 60 mph and let off the throttle it seams find but when you pick up the throttle agian is when you get a buck, the rp...
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start
Hope someone has some insight with this one. So car is driven in w/ complaint of lack of power and noise under car. After about 5 minutes we concluded that the noise was a broken catalytic converter. While diagnosing w/ a stethescope, one of the techs feathere...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW48S6Y
ok another jeep problem. The asd relay will not stay energized. I checked the power and grounds to the pcm and they stay constant but the ground output from the pcm to the ASD kicks out after 20 seconds. Even if you try to crank the vehicle the ground does not...
2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GL48K15
We are at a loss as to this Jeep. It runs perfect except for a reoccuring ck. engine light. What gets me is there are codes for turbo and mass air sensor which this vehicle does not even have. Clear codes perform drive cycle with no problems. 2 weeks later it ... Trouble codes: P0100 (Maf signal), P0400 (Egr poor flow), P0048 (Turbo boost solenoid circuit), P0200 (Injector circuit), P00AE
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L oil level VIN: JT6GF10UXY
customer complaints that she has to add oil but no oil leaks. please advise if any similar problems encountered or opinoins for repair procedure. thank you . francisco [...]
2003 Lincoln LS 3.0L 3-4shift VIN: 1LNHM86S33
came in with hard shift 3-4 pulled and sent to overhaul checked servos and pin bores he says no problems new clutches and drums solonoid pack twice with new not reman. replaced valve body with used same problem as when started any help would be great dont know...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L cabin heating VIN: WDBEB31EXS
"Happy New Year" to all This vehicle blows only cold air from the footwell vents. If we switch from defrost to bi level or foot well only there will be plenty of heat intitially from the footwell vents...only to peter out and eventually go to cold. This manou...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Air Springs VIN: WDBUH65J04
Hello IATN members. The rear suspension is slowly sinking down. The system does pump up, when you put the key on, and settles at a certan hight, but noticed that right side is about 1 inch lower compared to left. Also noticed one time it only pumped about half...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L 2-3 And 3-4 Shift VIN: 1ZWFT61L9X
Hi I just put a engine in this it was towed in so i dont know if it was doing this before but its fine at light throtal but if you accel hard like to pass or go up a hill it shifts down but will not shift up it will stay in 2nd or thuird then stal hunting fo...
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L hard starting
Howdy everyone. This one has us a bit stumped. We have this '03 Sentra 1.8 in the shop. His original complaint was for a hard starting issue.(spins over 3-4 seconds then starts) Having seen a million come in with fuel pump issues that's what I checked first. L... Trouble codes: P0605
1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GHDT13W1W
now it has a hard start and may die when started hot after a fifteen minute heat soak. When it doesn't start the code P1351 comes on and sets the SES lite. We retested it and warranteed the ignition module and all seemed fine. 3 days later car is back and cust... Trouble codes: P1351 (ignition control circuit high)
2006 Saturn Ion-3 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G8AW15B06
Hey all, got a serious WTF here... this vehicle was dropped off to us from another shop yesterday. The said that one of their techs did a fuel induction service/throttle body cleaning, and after the road test, the vehicle was idling at just over 2000 rpm. They... Trouble codes: P0507
2008 Smart Fortwo Passion 1.0L wont shift VIN: WMEEJ31X78
as you all probably know there is very little repair info on these little smart cars. i have a 2008 hear that doesnt show what gear it is in when you turn the key on. when it does this it will not start. if i pull the shifter to drive and wait it will eventual...
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L clutch VIN: 4S3BH6860Y
A subaru came to us with a problem of clutch slipping, we found the clutch was soaked with 80 90 lube and trans was low, the customer just had the axle seal replaced about three days earlier by a different shop , We started by removing the trans, there was a l...
2007 Subaru Outback 2.5i Basic 2.5L MIL Lamp on, no thrttole response VIN: 4S4BP61C77
Performed every factory test for P2102, replaced throttle relay. problem is intermittant. Examined all related wiring and plug connectors. Checked for wires broken inside insulation. Followed factory manual to diagnose P2102, passed every test. Checked wiring ... Trouble codes: P2102 (Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit Low)
2006 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L sometimes doesn't st VIN: 5TEUX42N06
hey guys just need info. customer called says it starts hard when cold. thought maybe plugs but they were changed has iroidiam in it. coolant is 185 to 205 at idle. checked for vaccum at the throttle it is 18 but the fuel regulator has 0 at idle and at high th...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L ABS module VIN: WVWMD23B4Y
We got P1649-18057 Data Bus Powertrain Missing Message from ABS Control Module We don't have the VAG connector. Does anyone know the pin connectors and numbers for the can. It is supposed to have Specified value: 60 to 72 Ohms at the pcm, but I don't know the...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA23B5Y
I hear the power supply relay for the ecu is in the ecu. Has anyone seen this code. Is it looking like the ecu needs to bh replaced. Thanks... Trouble codes: P1624 (35-10- Mil request signal active check tcm for errors too -intermittent), P1557 (35-10- Charge pressure control positive deviation- intermittent), P1517 (35-10- Power supply for ecu j271 or j363 electrical malfunction- intermittent)
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L blend door VIN: 3VWSK29M11
so, the heater blend door is missing the lever, the dealer parts dept. thinks that a "lever kit" should be what i need to repair the problem, has anyone delt with this problem, will I need the coupling bushing on the lever, or do I need a hvac box ? thanks in ...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GTI GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions
In looking over the scan data on this car, I noticed that this vehicle is equipped with an air fuel sensor ahead of the catalytic converter and a standard O2 behind. I don't have much experience with what the signal should look like from this sensor but it is ...
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Mechanical VIN: YV1TS90D0X
Hi guys We did an oil change and found the oil filter cartridge had partially disintegrated into the engine. A good size portion was gone into the motor. One largish piece fell into the drain and was caught in the screen. It was pretty big. If one of the chun...
2000 Volvo S70 2.4L Cam Timing/VVT VIN: YV1LS61JXY
I am reassembling the timing components on this S70 N/A 2.4 Engine. The head has just been rebuilt with new valves and now I am setting up the cam timing and installing the new belt and idler, and tensioner. I have the cam's locked at the rear, I have the timi...

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L trans leak VIN: WAUED54B51
hello, and thank you all for your help. this nightmare is finally fixed.did not need to take the transmission offf for this repair but i did. had a bad seal between the rear diff. and the main casing.really not a difficult job if you take out the exhaust syste...
2001 Audi A4 1.8L Unknown VIN: WAUDC68D91
Thanks for all the responses after testing all the wiring and replacing the sensor in the transmission. output speed sensor to the right of all the solinoids in the pan. We determined that the ecu was at fault, it had been priviously worked on, wraped in a zip...
2006 Audi A3 2.0L temp guage VIN: WAUMF78P26
2008 Audi A3 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUHF68PX8
Dear Audi Friends, the fix was to replace the intake manifold. The intake manifold comes as an updated part with everything on it. You just have to order four fuel injector seal kits to finish the job. Yes, the intake manifold flaps "linkage" inside intake ma... Trouble codes: P2015, P119A, P0171, P0300, P030X.
1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L driver's window VIN: WBACG7326T
We have not fixed this because the vehicle has not been returned and, frankly, I'm not sure of anything to do that is different than already done. Most replies were to be thorough in installing the rubber guides (I was) and to ensure that the window moved smo...
2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN33442
You guys are amazing. The majority of the replies I received mentioned that the PCCV(pressure regulating valve/crankcase vent valve[oil seperator]) would cause a lean condition if it was malfunctioning. I inspected the hose from the valve to the dipstick tube ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Transmission VIN: WBANB33584
Thanks for all the help on this one. I reset the adaptations in the transmission module and all was well. I still have no grasp on why this started shifting like this suddenly from a simple fluid change.
1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L No Start
I had to call the cadillac dealer To get the security code Once I got a code I had to program a code For the ec m Was that was done car start it up ran great Sorry it took so long to get back With everyone Thanks again for all the help I appreciate it
2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6L stability control VIN: 1G6DP56795
simple fix only issue i had was lining up steering shaft as i was here alone but no bad at all thanks for the advise
2000 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Shift solenoid B VIN: UNKN0WNV1Y
Thanks for your input. After the info recieved, became convinced I was'nt dealing with a solenoid problem. talked the guy into pulling the pan, and found chunks as suspected. Long story short, he still owns a broken lumina. Thanks again for the help.
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L oil VIN: 2G1WF52E93
After going through the steps that I went through I got oil back to the top of the engine but it still made noise it spun several bearings from loss of oil pressure. Thank everyone that has offered support and information about this to me. Happy New Year every...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Mechanical VIN: 1GCEK19V13
Good evening all I think I,m going to try the gtx high mileage synthetic blend and see if there is a difference.Thanks for all the responses,and I,ll let you know what happens
2003 Chrysler 300M 3.5L no aftermarket accessories
Well the Boss got back into town from the holidays. He read over posts and much to his delight,there was excellent help again.We rechecked cam position sensor as many of you gents suggested and we scoped along with a crank os. sensor and looked for a trailing ...
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Limited 3.5L ABS light on VIN: 2C8GF78445
Thanks for the replies. So, I went to another shop in town and used their Snap-On Modis. It said left front speed sensor error. I test drove the vehicle and graphed the speed sensors and I could see the left front dropping off intermittently. We replaced the l...
2007 Dodge Sprinter 3500 3.0L rt rear wheel sensor VIN: WD0PF44557
thanks for all the input,when i change out the old tone ring i installed the ring in the same postion as the old ring,still had same problem,but the code and abs lites were coming back quicker than before,so removed the hub and moved the tone ring out closer t...
1979 Ford F-250 Ranger 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: F26SRED019
Thanks for all the replies! As suspected, the power valve was ruptured. During tear down of the carb, I also found that the spring inside the accelerator pump was installed backwards and holding the diaphragm closed! Seems that somebody had been in it befor...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, No power VIN: 1FTZR15VXY
Thanks Everyone for all the help! Thought this one had me!!! Thank god for IATN, was going through old forums and found an excact match and turns out my problem too. I was told the engine that i originally replaced was flex fuel and IT WAS NOT!!! The fuel inje...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Engine Oil VIN: 1FTNX21F0Y
Thank You to all that offered help! First of all I want to clear the mileage... it has 130,000 miles on it NOT 13,000 - I did't proof read my post. THe truck has been serviced and is back in service. I did some research on the Mobile Turbo Diesel oil and found...
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L No Start
Well we sent this one to our other shop in town due to the fact i was out of town over the holidays. Last i heard they had checked all the wiring and it was good. They want to try another PATS tranceiver. Sorry i don't have any more info. Thanks again for ...
2005 Ford Escape XLS 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU02Z95
first I`m sorry for taking so long to close this.cust. pick up vehicle after we replaced all rubber vacum hoses.She called once after leaving and said she thought she still felt rough idle. But never brought vehicle back. Thanks to the three who replied Trouble codes: 2195 (lean a/f sensor).
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTPW14575
very sorry for delay closing due to holidays, its fixed , I recived some help full replys and some not. Dave excuseme for my poor English,buk = low fuel pressure ( very easy a good driver when hear this nois he knows thst the fuel pump is defctiv) . Sorry ...
2008 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Fuse 14 VIN: 1FTPW14V78
I apoplogize but this did not get fixed. We installed a 10 amp breaker and have not heard back, customer talked about trading vehicle off. Thanks for the help.
2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Power steering hose VIN: 1GKET16S93
Customer cancelled repair so I will not find out this time around. Had one reply that said he pulled old seal out with a pick and then gentlely tapped in the new one. Thanks.
2011 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Lighting VIN: 3GTP2VE38B
There is no wire to rear of tk for cap third brake light .Had to tie into harnes at main junction orange wire (brake light wire to third brake light) by drivers side kick panel . The tail lights are brake and turn so you can't use them.
2008 Hyundai Azera Limited 3.8L Abs VIN: KMHFC46F68
Thanks to all who took time to read and replied , great ideas, what we found was a peice of the old tone ring still in the new tone ring. The tech working on it was sure there were no old tone ring peices left but somehow it was missed. Thanks again for your t...
1992 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.1L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S2CY58ZXN
Well after tons of time into this truck its finally fixed. John from Georgia hit it on the head. The EGR was partially stuck open. Replaced it and it ran way better. We replaced the plugs after the EGR valve because they were black. Customer is happy and I'm h...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L guages, electric windows and locks VIN: 1J4GZ78Y1V
Hey guys. I appreciate all your imput. I felt all along something was heating up and becomming inop. on the wiring diagram it showed a circut breaker connected to dash and windows. Lucky for me i got to looking in the fuse box in the engine bay near the bat...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GW58N6Y
Thanks to everyone. Very helpful. From my replies, it looks as if is is possible to reprogram a used ECM. I did not find out however. It should be able to be done with the security pin and DBR III. We do not have a DBR III and the dealer we used did not want t...
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Headlights VIN: 1J4GR48K55
I'm calling this one fixed. We decided to take an educated guess and replace the multi-function switch. It has been two weeks, and we have not heard from the customer.
2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X 3.8L engine VIN: 1J8GA39117
it was the rod bearings. #4 #5 & #6 bearings are flacking bad. i did not expect that sound to be coming from bottom end. thanks for the great info.
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT8UF11E6N
It went to the Toyota dealer and they diagnosed a faulty Mass air flow meter. Replaced that and it still had problems and also added a problem somehow that the EFI fuse would blow as soon as the ignition key was turned on. Found that at some point in the car...
2003 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1YVFP80C23
i replaced the hose under the intake manifold was broken toward the pcv
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Battery VIN: WDBSK75F53
Thanks all for the info.I called the dealer to inquire about any updates.This vehicle is long overdue for sbc, battery control module flash updates. The client will take vehicle to dealer for flashes at this time. I'll post the outcome if I hear back. Thanks.
2008 Mercury Mariner Premier 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 4M2CU87148
Thanks for all the replies---the customer related that the problem WAS there prior to our service---looks like engine mounts and driver's inboard c/v joint.He has chosen to sell the vehicle rather than invest the repair. Thanks again.
2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB61E17
Thank you for all the replies. Found ECM at connector was coming apart and looseing signal. Needs new ECM wiggle ECM and 5 volt ref drops out Trouble codes: P0335.
2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.5L Starter VIN: 1GMDV33L66
2000 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L compressor VIN: YS3DF58K4Y
Fixed and down the road. Dissassembled and flushed system no metal found, replaced expansion valve, dryer and muffler installed new NOT REBUILT compressor. Failed compressor had a broken clutch, not sure if clutch failed or compressor had stuck causing clutch ...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6853W
Thanks to all for the help- The valve guides were badly car boned up and though we did not actually see them move in the heads we had eliminated all other possibilities. Customer declined going any further. Greg and crew Trouble codes: P0301, P0303.
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWMA63B4X
well car went off to dealer cause i dont have Vg scanner. I did find out the cause of problem. Battery received one too many boost charges. They fried the brain on car. Thanks to all that offered their help. Happy new year to everyone!
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L compressor clutch VIN: 3VWCP21C32
Hi everyone. Thank you for all your input. I am giving up on the car. Personally, I think it's the worst piece of crap that I've ever seen come out of Germany (or wherever it was put together). Near as I can tell, everything that I've been able to get...
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