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2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L No Start VIN: 19UUA56882
Got this on wrecker. I get no spark to plugs. Have injector pulse. Plugs get wet but no fire. No codes in pcm. Get ground pulse at coils and have ground but no positive voltage. Have checked timing belt/ compression/ plugs. I replace crank sensor, thought i se...
2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAURD68D31
Hi everybody, best regards, i got this vehicle coming in, because a misfire customer said the car did the misfire one or to times before got it all the time, so i started checking for fuel pressure and it was fine, then i opened the spark plugs and what i foun... Trouble codes: 17862 (Exhaust gas temp sensor short to ground p1454), 17521 (O2 Sensor B1 S1 internal resistance P1113), 17532 (O2 Sensor B1 S1 internal resistance P1131), 16684 (Random multiple misfire P300), P0302, P0305
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV33443
This car just showed up, towed in on the hook. Customer stated that the car has been sitting for quite some time and the last shop she had it at said it needed a engine. They were also told at another shop that an exhaust lifter was broken. There are no mechan... Trouble codes: P174, P1343 (Misfire cylinder cylinder 1 fuel cut off), P1345 (Misfire cylinder cylinder 2 fuel cut off), P1347 (Misfire cylinder cylinder 3 fuel cut off), P1349 (Misfire cylinder cylinder 4 fuel cut off), P1351 (Misfire cylinder cylinder 5 fuel cut off)
2004 BMW Z4 2.5i 2.5L seat belt warning light VIN: 4USBT335X4
this vehicle came from a used car lot it had a srs light on with the code 93E7 under voltage we was able to reset light, but the seat belt warning light will not go out with both seat belts latched no other code were present and has not returned. the car lot c...
2004 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L long crank VIN: 5UXFA13544
Hello fellow techs, I've got a bimmer here giving me a headache car first came in with a long cank when hot after sitting for awhile so we did a fuel pressure test saw the pressure would drop down to 0 psi after about 90 min of sitting so we did a fuel pump an...
2004 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Rap VIN: 1G4CW54K04
I have a 2004 park avenue that the RAP will not shut off, the coustomer had a complante about a dead bat and when she brought it the radio and the power windows will not shut off, I have no codes, I have checked the RAP relay and its good. Please help
2005 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Ride Control VIN: 1G4HP54K75
Had code c0660 for level control exhaust valve circuit malfuntion to begin with. Code now gone but rear shocks not inflating properly. Is there a means to calibrate rear suspencion?
2006 Buick Terraza CXL 3.5L Cuts out VIN: 5GADV33L06
First of all, thank you for taking time to reading my problem. I have this 2006 Buick Terraza here that likes to cut out once in a while. It doesn't seem to matter if it's cold, hot, wet or dry. It's like you quickly shut off the key and right back on. It does...
1995 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1G1BL52P7S
Need some help. This vehicle has me talking to myself. Came in with CEL on & EGR valve code stored in memory. Replaced valve cleared code & drove car several times with no problem. Customer returned a few days later complaining of car running bad. Had a stumbl...
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Stall VIN: 1GCEC14W0W
Vehicle came in for a provincial safety inspection. Required brakes and lamp repair, otherwise good overall condition. Drove in no running complaints. Repair work completed, battery was low from underhood light going unnoticed being on, boosted from a booster ...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Cluster/battery dead VIN: 1GNDT13S04
I have this Trail Blazer in the shop came in for the battery going dead and cluster inop/acts funny. First I tested the battery and charging system both ok. Performed a draw test started with 2.0 amps then droped to .01 after a short time. Thats seems ok. So m...
2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Brakes VIN: 1GCFG15X84
Van stops ok. But, when you very slowly & gradually come to a stop in "stop-&-go" traffic; at the last split second before stopping the van feels like you hit an ice patch. If you apply the brakes heavily, no problem. Van had leaking PS hose to hydro-boost br...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCHK23U95
I have hit the wall with this one and am looking for suggestions of where to look next. The LTFT on both banks indicate a lean condition, more under acceleration(+20%)but also high at idle(+10%). A lot has already been done to this truck so bear with me as i t...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 4.8L No Start VIN: 1GCEK14V26
vehicle came in on a hook died while driving.had no fuel pressure.fuel guage was on empty.added fuel truck cranked and ran fine,but had low fuel pressure.went to move truck later ,no start again,tested fuel pressure had none pump is running.replaced fuel pump ...
2000 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Timing componets VIN: 1C3EJ56H5Y
The vehicle I'm dealing with was towed into the shop the other day, died while driving. It smelled like it had an electrical short. After getting into it I found the timing belt melted to the gears, pulleys and water pump. The idler bearing was gone. The adjus...
2005 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L Surge VIN: 1C3EL56R85
HI Chrysler Guys I am helping out our apprentice with a Sebring that has a terrible surge at steady cruise around 1750 rpms. It cuts in and out constantly if throttle held steady. At first we thought maybe lockup convertor but it seems to eratic. I did find if...
2006 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Cuts out VIN: 2A4GM68436
has anyone seen this one? when puntting it into reverse it will die as if a torque convertor is bad all other gears are fine.could some one lead me in the right direction..
2008 Chrysler Sebring Touring 2.7L Accessories VIN: 1C3LC55R98
Ok Chrysler guys need some insight on this. 08 Seabring with convertible top. Customers complaint is the "convertible top in operation" message is on. The top is inop. When try to open the top all the windows will roll down and thats it. Also the trunk will no...
1992 Dodge Dakota LE 5.2L hydralic system
truck came in with a very low or spongy brake pedal, we replaced , rear brake hose and rear brake line( deteriorated ) checked rwal valve , was leaking so we bypassed it, replaced master cyl , bled and bled and bled brake system, pinched off rear brake hose, d...
1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start, no spark VIN: 1B3EJ56H1S
This car was towed in to me last week as a no start. We tested the system and found that we had no spark when cranking. The distributor was replaced with the same outcome (no spark). All power, ground and signal wires are within specs. I don't have a scope to ...
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L all interior systems VIN: 1B4GP25R42
hey all got a electrical nightmare here actually 3 in a row and all caravans...this one after bcm reset will run for about 2hrs then dash,interior lights, blower operation fails.then after a few starts will not start. checked usual harness under battery,trans ...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTDF1722V
We have a 97 f-150 4x2 with a 4.2l engine. It wont start when cold. Have once gotten it started with 2+2 down the throttle body ,but lately cant get to start at all. Fuel pressure is 40 psi. We have spark and have changed spark plugs and fuel filter. Had proce...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Reverse VIN: 1FMDU32EXX
Wife backed up n heard a loud noise as she described n reverse was gone.I had just drove car n was ok.fluid is good n nothin layin at bottom o pan.had similar issue w a earlier ford n band popped offa pin saddle All forward gears r all there n shifting ok
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X7Y
One for you FOMOCO guys. Got this 2000 Mustang GT 4.6 that is a no start. When I got to it the crank sensor and pcm had been replaced. Right away I noticed on the scan data that the rpm signal would go away after a couple of seconds of cranking. Identifix has ...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L start stall VIN: 1FTZF17241
I have a intermiten with no code start stall will start for just a few second then stalls,this happen intermitenly customer had it towed in could not get it to stop stallling replace fuel filter tested fuel pressure did a wiggle test does anyone have a ideai
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNW21F91
Hey all you diesel guys. We installed a short block that was rebuilt by a local machine shop no we cant get it to start. The motor only turns at like 80 rpm while cranking. I have 0 icp. the ipr is at 65%) i did fill the oil reservoir up to about an inch below...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.6L #3 Spark Plug VIN: 1FMZU74W12
My 4.6 ltr engine blew out the #3 spark plug. It was repaired with a repair sleeve. Now every 300 miles the ground electrode melts off & i don't know why??? my friend that did it has done several & has never had this happen. The sleeve is steel & the head is a...
1995 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L brake pedal VIN: 2GTEK19KXS
Truck came in with complaint of pedal soft and going to the floor occasionally. Test drive showed the pedal to be very high and hard to push like 2X4 was under it. Front calipers were not releasing and front rotors were very hot. Loosened line at master cylind...
1997 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L ABS module, master cyl VIN: 1G15C10M1V
i have this 97 gmc 1500 "rears drum" that came to me with a bad front pulsation and a split second pull to the left while braking then strait so im thinking blockage/binding caliper, upon inspection i find new flex lines/ new pads,"customer just bought truck" ...
2000 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG164XY
Hello iatn members, i wish some body can help me to find this problem, i am out of ideas, can't figure what's causing this symptom. Well, this car runs perfect, good power, clean emissions, no problem at all, but once you turn the engine off after driving it f... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, C0Y1, 6, M1SF1
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2HKRL18551
Vehicle came in for check engine light and Trac. light, no runability complaint. On intial start chk. eng. light was on but no Trac. light. Road test vehicle ran fine for about a mile then Trac. light came on and experienced a bucking at 3000 rpm in any gear. ... Trouble codes: 3102, 0504
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Blower fan system VIN: JNKCA31A01
Looks like I got a bad fan control module from the dealer. However, I would like to know if the approx 11 amp draw of the fan motor is in the "normal" range. AllData had no specs for current draw on the blower motor. Another question I have regards how much e...
2006 Jaguar S-Type VDP Edition 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJWA01B76
need help from u jaguar techs , car came in with motor light on , codes are p0171,p0174,p050b, and p2105. i am suspecting a bad mass airlow or a vacum leak causing lean codes. but my main concern is the other 2 codes. i dont have any info on any one of them an... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P050B, P2105
2004 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L off road VIN: 1J4FA69S64
Need some help from all you Jeep wrangler experts. We have a 2004 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon with Dana Locking differentials. They are not locking properly or at least do not appear to be. The front diff locker light does not stop blinking. We checked the air pumps...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KNDJA7231X
thanks in advanced for the help! this vehicle was towed in with crank but no start.changed plugs because it seemed flooded and got vehicle to start but has no power at all seems like plugged exhaust cut pipe no diff. acts like timing off as well also took cove... Trouble codes: 343 (cam sensor)
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E5R
Hey y'all. HELP!!! This LS 400 has us baffled. Every time the key is turned on, the TRAC warning lamp comes on, and it stores a code 47-Sub TPS sensor circuit. Simple 4 wire sensor, right? Right. looking at the tests from both Alldata and Mitchell, the pages a... Trouble codes: 47 (Sub TPS Sensor circuit)
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L electric seat head rest VIN: WDBHA29G4W
customer complaint of switch that controls seat operation and head rest operation is inooperable. at one time customer pulled door panel and switch worked but now switch is completely inoperable. tech has removed door panel and checked connections and now is l...
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB57E34
I have this Mercedes in. Code P203D. According to Shopkey maximum variation of cam to crank. It says to check timing. I have never opened up one of these engines and don't think I want to. HAs antbody run across this before and fixed it. If my information is c... Trouble codes: P203D
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Alternator VIN: WDBSK75F45
Replace new alternator is charging direct at alternator but i keep getting the battery symbol on the left of the instrument cluster and visit workshop on right. A few seconds and alternator/battery light comes on the right side
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Driving Performance VIN: 1MEFM50U7X
Hello, fellow techs. I Thank you all for your help in advance. This vehicle is a head scratcher, as the customer complaints cannot be reproduced in the shop, no matter what I try. This vehicle's electrical system intermittently, and apparently for no reason, c...
1985 Nissan 720 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN6ND06S9F
test mc solenoid koeo good signal but when start truck signal will be too slow and co will go way too high any similar problem thank guys
2004 Nissan Sentra 1.8L Cuts out VIN: 3N1CB51D44
Have problem with nissan sentra, starts and after running about minute cuts out, and weird things is won't start unless u cycle ign. Also won't die out if u airfuel ratio sensor disconnected.
2007 Nissan Xterra X 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1AN08U27
P0011 cam timing performance b1 intake,,reference value int/v sol b1 0% int/vsol b2 0% int/v tim b1 [...] int/v tim b2 1 degrees @ idle w a/c off @ 2000 rpm b1-3 b2 -2 degress both sol @ 0 @ 2000rpm Trouble codes: P0011 (B1 cam timing perf)
2007 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Steering VIN: 1N4BA41E47
Complaint is steering wheel does not return from right turn. Disconnected both outer tie rod ends and moved wheels through turning radius on turn tables smooth with no binding noticed. Raised vehicle up and repeated same result. Noticed some rust residue on lo...
1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GMDU06E9V
Hello Tech's. Vehicle comes in failing the Ca. Smog Test. A code for the EGR reveals a "chatter noise" when the EGR test is being used with the engine OFF, key ON. The desired and the actual PIDs do not match. With a NEW EGR plugged in, KOEO, you can see the p... Trouble codes: P1406 (Egr), P0300 (Multipal misfire)
2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G8JW52R3Y
The customers complaint is that intermittantly approx twice a week the service light will come on (wrench) and the trans will shift harsh until the key is cycled off.This will only happen from coming off a red light.Never acts up will cruising.The misfires onl...
1994 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2GK13E1R
Thanks for the input in advance, have this 94 Camry that set a (P0335 crank sensor code) code set when car was being started first thing in the morning, car didn't stall and ran fine, could not duplicate any problem so recommended and replaced crank sensor. Ca... Trouble codes: P0335 (crank sensor), P0340 (cam sensor)
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L overdrive VIN: 2T1AE09BXS
Hi all.This car i picked up for $300 and put a T. belt kit in it and full tune up.While driving at speeds of 40-50 mph it just revs out-not slipping' not doing any weird shifting.It takes about 10 mins at those speeds before it goes into lockup.I plan to flush...
2003 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L does not crank VIN: 5TDBT48A93
Hello there I have this Toyota here and I cannot seem to figure out. The cust was pulling a trailer and the trailor battery grounded out while he was in the store, he came back out with the battery charge wire on the trailer hook up melted and the battery char...
2004 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR32E04
HALLO, Toyota techs...i have this corolla that doesn't want to start or it would run for a few seconds then dies and it won't start again. it has spark and fuel pressure is 45 to 50 psi. Can the Air flow meter sensor make this car not to run? Air flow meter re... Trouble codes: P0171, P0351, P0352, P0353, P0354
1996 Volkswagen Golf GTI VR6 2.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 3VWHD81H5T
The Car will die going down the road under any condition and will die just idling at times. It takes a few minutes once it dies to restart. When it will not start it kinda fires for a second then will just crank. The engine sounds good when it is cranking over... Trouble codes: P0121 (Throttle Position senor circuit A), P1544 (Throttle Actuation Potentiometer Signal too high), 17908 (Fuel pump relay)
2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T 1.8L Unknown
I have this VW with an intermittent po652 which is implausible signal. The trans shifts fine and after a couple of days it will not shift and records the po652. There is not only no trouble tree for this there is no correct transmission sensor location in Alld...
2006 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Unknown VIN: 3VWST71K76
Hello I have jetta here that does not heat at an idle, the car has had a new water pump(unknown time) and I back flushed the core. At an idle there is no heat, bring it off idle to about 1800 and it blows great heat. Am I dealing with a flow problem here?
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
2002 Volvo S60 B5244S VIN [...] Mileage 152,877 We have a new customer that came to us from another repair shop. Has owned this car for two years. Has been ok. until about 6 months ago when the CEL came on. First two shops said it was not a proble...

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2007 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Evap system VIN: WAUEF78E17
Thanks for everyones input. Purge valve fixed concern. In high insight a leaky purge valve sounds simple to diagnose and should be but...what I found was a purge valve that held pressure fine with the engine off and performing my leak test at the LDP line to ...
2002 BMW 325Ci 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBABS33492
after a much closer diagnosis, I was able to do pin out testing at the EGS unit with the autologic. The only thing that actually worked in the EGS at that point was activation of the reverse lights. I haven't had a module fail in this manner yet, and it almost...
2003 BMW 330xi 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEW53433
Thanks for all the replies. This fix was simply replacing the fuel pump. It's a little unusual to see one of these pumps fail in this way, I normally see them completely in-op. With the new fuel pump, pressure was back up to 3.5 Bar. Trouble codes: P0171 (B1 Lean), P0174 (B2 Lean).
1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L Cooling system VIN: 2G4WB52M3S
Well thanks to some members, I had my tech remove the water pump and physically check the impeller to see what it looked like, he said he could see it through the outlet hole and it spun with the pulley, when he got it off the plastic impeller was not attached...
1998 Cadillac Catera 3.0L smell VIN: W06VR52RGW
Thank you for all your replies. First Catera I have worked on. I pulled the plenum off this afternoon and thank you Scott. It was the fuel pressure test port. It had the valve cap on the port and when pressurized the system there it was,not much (about 2 min. ...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 4w4 VIN: 1GNDT13W4X
thanks for all of the replies. i forgot the #1 rule in auto repair, never assume the previous repairs are right. when the customer installed a new dash switch he installed a 4 button switch, come to find out this blazer takes a three button switch. installed t...
1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.3L speedometer VIN: 2C3HD56T0T
I got it! Believe it or not it was the speed proportional steering module mounted on the rack. On this vehicle the TCM recieves a AC signal from the OSS then converts it and pulses a 5V ref to ground supplied by the PCM. The PCM then determins the speed by the...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Cuts out, Will not rev past 4k VIN: 2C8GP54L41
Well it looks like I am going to close this one unfixed. Based on the help I found on here I suspect that the issue is in the wiring harness. The owner of the vehicle (remember I was looking at this for another shop) is not willing to go much further with this...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L f-end vibration
found bad rear motor mount replaced mount vibration is gone Thank you evryone for your replies. recomended shocks and front mounts customer decided to trade this car in. money pit!
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Transmission VIN: 2B4GP44G01
Thanks to all who responded to my call for help. The transmission was trashed inside as most said. Installed Jasper unit and remote cooler since factory unit was restricted. Works great now. Thanks for the help. Jim B.
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU28D93
the fix was the intake was split underneath,i didnt realize on this dodge that the throttle plate would not move without running.thank you all for the help, its greatly appreciated keith Trouble codes: P2106, P2172, P2108, P0222, P0123.
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Transfer case module VIN: 1D3HU18D04
After checking all powers and grounds to module replaced with used module and had same Internal Error code, so checked every circuit running to module, found 2 bad wires near shift actuator from previous repair somewhere else, one wire was cut, stripped and ju...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L ABS module VIN: 1D4GP24R45
Thanks everyone for the help! I found wire damaged under fuse box under hood and repaired, problem solved. Thanks again!!
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5148W
Sorry this took a while, but the car was gone for a while. I got it back yesterday, pulled the synchronizer out of the car put power and ground to it, hooked the scope up to the signal wire and spun the shaft, it gave me a good signal. I reinstalled it put the... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam signal fault).
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Cooling System VIN: 1FTZR15XDY
Thank you to everyone that helped me fix this truck. After tring every thing to get rid of any air pockets. I got two head gaskets and found you deffintly can be on the wrong side. I also saw a part number on the lower left corner of the headgasket that can be...
2003 Ford Windstar Limited 3.8L 1-2 VIN: 2FMDA58483
we went ahead and pulled the trans and found that coolant had been mixing with trans fluid, it had eaten groves into the valve body transfer plates and some of the clutch material had delamitated from the metal backing on the forward clutchs and o/d band. weir...
2006 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Well, after all the working and checking and reflashing the PCM, we returned it to the customer last week and I have been waiting for the call that it is still acting up, much to my surprise I havent had any calls. the flashing of the PCM has done the most goo... Trouble codes: P0316.
2007 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTWW31P97
put air into sensor hole at rt vaslve cover. removed left valve cover because i herd air coming from it. found split o ring on ft tube. replaced both l.h. tubes. still had air leak. removed injectors and re sealed. still heard air . i think i was doing the tes...
1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2GTEC19R4T
Want to thank everyone for the awesome help. I love iatn:). Fuel pressure on this truck was about 56psi not running and 55 running. But as we found later after we received so many help request about distributor problems and fuel problems we decided to replace ...
1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Battery, Fan VIN: JHMCD5636R
Thank you everybody for all your replies. Many people suggested checking the cooling fan timer (behind the glovebox on this particular vehicle). We never got the thing to act up in the shop but the shop owner has decided to go with installing the timer and the...
2005 Hummer H2 6.0L ABS Light ON VIN: 5GRGN23U45
Found That Customer Had Replaced Both Front Wheel Hubs At Another Shop (not one like he originaly said). I Could Not Tell Who Made The Hubs But They Did Say Made In Taiwan. There Appeared To Be One Extra Tooth On The Tone Wheel Causing The Increased mph Readin...
2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L Lighting VIN: KMHET46C26
thanks to all technicians for this help,prolblem was the tail lamp relay .i change is good .
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPEU46F86
The problem is fixed thanks to Joe [...]. After running all the tests, and replacing an unneeded part, I was a little unsure where to turn. Joe and Don both pointed me in the right direction. The problem was the oil control valve on the... Trouble codes: P0018.
2006 Infiniti M45 Sport 4.5L ICC Module VIN: JNKBY01E26
Thanks Cliff, the information is in all data and the vehicle has not returned to verify that the information was correct. The intelligent cruise control is integrated into the electronic stability control/brake control module. Looks like 2.5 hours gets the ...
2008 Kia Sportage EX 2.7L transmission,4wheel drive VIN: KNDJE72398
Replacing the whole abs and esp unit was the fix.Thanks John for replying.Not sure if discribed problem enough to get little replies but any how fixed.
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L power assist VIN: SALPV1243T
As I suspected, it was the pressure switch, bu nice to have confirmation of common failure. I found a place that sells reman switches for $400. and am waiting on customer's decision. Thank you to everybody that replied.
2002 Land Rover Freelander S 2.5L Tailgate window
Thank you for all of the responses. I think the problem is the CCU. I am waiting for approval, so I can't say for sure if it is the fix. I will share that information if or when it is repaired.
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F2V
Well, we had some fun with this one! Thank you all for sharing your thoughts. Christopher suggested purge valve or distorted air filter. A stuck purge valve would affect idle adaptation more than part load, and give an evap code. Distorted air filter is a good... Trouble codes: P133, PP013, P140.
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L Fuel guage VIN: 4JGAB57E34
Thank you all for the responses. I have ordered an instrument cluster and will respond with results after installation. Mark [...]
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Alternator VIN: WDBSK75F45
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L alarm VIN: JN8DR09Y21
Now I remember one of the reasons I retired. This pig is not yet fixed, but I did join a most helpful site: I was able to download a PDF of the electrical section of the factory manual, all 800 & some pages of it; the print shop should ha...
2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G3WS52H31
Thanks for all the replies. I was aware of the ignition switch and power supply issues common on some of these cars, and did not see any evidence that I was dealing with such. What I ended up finding was that after probing the power feed circuits at the PCM,...
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L air bag VIN: 1G3NL52E32
Believe it or not, the airbags are plug and play after you clear the code. Once the bags were installed, I cleared codes and they self tested just fine. Thanks for all the help on this one. It is much appreciated!!
2005 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L Radio & Heater Control VIN: 5Y2SM63825
Unfortunately, the customer declined repairs. However, I would like to thank Steve for a couple pointers: - - a source for GM instrument panel illumination and stepper motors. - When soldering in a lamp like the 7219 to prevent the two bar...
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L exhaust VIN: YS3ED48E2Y
thanks for the replies. the exhaust does have a bunch of oil in it and the impeller has some play. i was thinking turbo, but thought the smoke would smell more like burning oil. thanks again!
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Valve Guides VIN: 4S3BH66571
Thanks for all the thoughtful replies. I purchased the car from the customer and will install a set of heads of my own. I have removed the offending heads and disassembled them. There is no excessive carbon build up or evidence of valve seizing. I determined...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Accessories VIN: 4T1BG22KX1
this one wiped me,i found outthat this one had been wercked on the left front.i sent it to toyota and after a week they couldnt fix cust came and picked it charge,i lost on that one.
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L starter/windows/interior lamps VIN: 3VWSE29M7X
Hello and thank you all for your help. I took this job over from the assigned Tech. Let me just say I am not pleased with him. I printed out wiring diagrams and tested for power and ground to the comfort module which is located in the dash panel. I was lacking...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No power VIN: 3VWSP69M51
thanks to all that replied. I closed each cylinder and used a piece of wood. Car now runs fine and customer happy. Thanks again IATN.
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Brakes Dragging VIN: 3VWSK69M94
Thank you all for the prompt replies. I installed a new master cylinder and brake booster.Flushed system. The brakes no longer hang up.Thank you for the great tips. This car is fixed.
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