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1991 BMW M3 2.3L Tach Trip Computer VIN: WBSAK0314M
This is my personal track-everyday car and it's still driving me nuts. I replaced the cluch master (under the dash) and when I started it up I didn't have the tach and the on-board computer everthing else is working fine. I looked for hours under the dash to s...
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L will not pass smog t VIN: WBAFA53581
hello group,2001 bmw x5 emmisions monitors will not show ready,replaced abs module 800 miles ago cleared all codes in all modules.brakes are fine no abs lights any more,in order to pass smog need to have all monitors ready ,6 show ready,the fuel evap and oxyge...
2006 BMW 525xi 3.0L running hot VIN: WBANF33566
car was towed in the car is over heating and running coolant temp is at 262f the fans are running on high upper hose is hot but the lower hose is warm it has a elc water pump can any one help out there on this bmw
1996 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L Cooling fans VIN: 2G4WB52K8T
Hello all, this Buick is giving me problems. The cooling fans will not function normally on this beast. The driver's side fan will not come on at all, and the passenger side fan will come on alone at 225 degrees or when the ac is commanded on. When using the T...
2003 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y83
This nightmare came to us from another shop. Car had a miss and check engine light was flashing with a P0300. Found sparkplug wells full of oil and insulator boots carbon tracked. We compression tested engine, replaced all sparkplugs, valve cover gaskets, and ... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L MIL Lamp on
Hello and let me thank you all in advance for reading my post. I first received this 04 cadillac escalade with a code -p0446. I checked all corresponding circuits to the vent valve and purge valve and fuel tank pressure sensor and all circuits checked out ok. ... Trouble codes: P0446
2011 Cadillac Escalade 6.2L fuel VIN: 3GYT4NEF3B
This truck fails only on first start in morning, here my country min temperature is around 60F, the car start and stall exacly two times, on the third crank stays running quite unstable and in a very lean condition, if its accelerated you hear the explosion in...
1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition 5.7L total climate system VIN: 1G1YY23P2P
Customer says climate control system worked prior to him running a self tapping srew into the condensor. After replacing the condensor, the climate control back lite illuminates but no data displayed or lights above buttons do not react to button depression. S...
2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L 2-3 shift VIN: 3GNEC12T54
Hi All IATN Members. This one has me going in circles. Customer states all of sudden will not shift in to 3rd.No Codes. Checked it out, 1-2 shift on time and smooth, Never shifts after that. No Flare. Just acts like 2 speed trans. Scan shows signal sent to 2-3...
2004 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L no 4 shift VIN: KL1TJ62604
When I get the car it came with 2 codes which were P0300.P0700 for the engine, and P1781 for the transmission. I did the crankshaft position learn procedure, and after I did a route test, so the light came back again, it showed me an engine code (P0700) and al...
2006 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Starting VIN: 2A8GF68476
Help Chrysler Techs!! This vehicle was towed in with a bad battery. With the new battery we have a no crank- testing revealed the imobilizer (anti theft system)is keeping the starter from getting a signal and if we bypass the relay it starts but the theft ligh...
2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP25GX1
Vehicle came from another shop with check engine light on. They replaced both O2 sensors, cleared codes, and check engine light came back on. No info on what codes they had. They diagnosed a bad PCM and customer declined repairs. I found codes P0171(fuel syste... Trouble codes: P0134 (O2 sensor B1S1 stays at center)
2006 Dodge Durango SLT 5.7L door locks VIN: 1D4HB48286
good morning we have this dodge darango no power door locks with door switch or fab. The insterment cluster was replaced due to tire monitor light. Thanks for any help.
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.7L Radio VIN: 3D7KR26D67
Greeting's fellow tech's.. This truck came in with the complaint of (1)-occasionaly cust. turns ign. key to start & the starter takes a few second's to engage (2)-radio is blacked out and not working (3)-message centre where odometer usually is displayed say's...
1988 Ford Ranger XLT 2.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR10T9J
Good evening, everyone.i have this old ranger truck with 2.9L.It has black smoke on acceleration,deceleration gets worse, and it idles rough when deceleration for a bit then clears up.Sometimes it has no power but if i let of pedal and accelerate it picks up.I...
1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10A2K
no code but I have check all the ground and also did voltage drop at the relays and they where OK. But when this start to act up I found the t/lg ground side of the pcm is not there. I thank the pcm is going bad but I don't want to guess it is the problem yet....
1992 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FACP5348N
This car was given to me by and old couple because they could not get it fixed. the problem is the when you turn on the heater or the a/c to the max position then the car cuts off and you hear a lound sound from the moduel located near the coolant fans when th...
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 1FTRX18W41
i have a 01 ford f150 with a intermitten no start, cranks good. there are no codes. it has happen to me once in teh shop but by the time i went to test it it ran. has happen to customer many times. i have went to truck when not starting and plugged in scanner ...
2002 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FAFP52U82
This car is a shop serial killer so read carefully. Iíve inherited this car from another shop that gave up on it after extensive work. I researched and found that the headgaskets are common issues with these cars when they have idle and stumbling issues, on i...
2003 Ford Focus SE 2.3L MIL Lamp on
looking for some help with this one guys. cel is on and will come everytime.p2004 imrc bnk 1. i dont feel like a great system operating description is in alldata which is what i primarily use.i had one of the vacuum solenoids on the intake that was always stuc... Trouble codes: P2004
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTWW33P74
truck was towing a large 40ft camper. going up a hill, truck began to loose power and shut down. oil level was checked and was noticeably low. upon arrival to our shop, we began testing. first thing we noticed was fuel filter had some rust color on it and seco...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Turbo VIN: 1FTNX21P04
Hello all, thanks in advance! Check engine light has illuminated after repairs last week, P0299 again. Checked for inter cooler and exhaust leaks, none found. Checked for air restriction, filter is new, has no restriction. Suspect turbo is sticking again. Ran ...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTSX21565
vehicle drives fine hot and cold, does have a slight shudder once and a while. When you kick it into passing gear it bogs down check engine light flashes and PO300 comes up. turn key off start up no code and truck runs fine untill you go into kickdown, anyhelp...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L oil system VIN: 1FTWW31P86
Hi ford techs. Got a hard working truck here that started having a long crank in the mornings. When i remove oil filter after its been stopped for a while the oil has drained out. So it has a 4 second crank before starting. Ipr duty cycle starts at 35 then 50 ...
2006 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L High head pressure VIN: 1FDXE45P56
We have this 2006 Ford 6.0 Ambulance that builds so much a/c head pressure it blows the freon out the pop off valve. We have replaced a/c compressor and orifice tube, rear expansion valve, accumulator, fan clutch and radiator and condenser. We have flushed all...
2006 Ford Fusion SE 2.3L Compressor VIN: 3FAFP07Z66
Thanks for your help. Auction car so have no history. Have a 2006 Fusion with Inop a/c. Initial system pressures in the 110psi range with out the a/c running around 75 degrees ambient (should be good enough to get the a/c to run). Changed pressure switch as it...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L fuel gauge VIN: 1FTPW14V47
Morning all, Have this truck giving us fits with the fuel gauge. Came in with gauge stuck on empty, replaced sending unit and it came up to full and stayed there? Did a little home work and found that there is a ac/dc converter in the harness above the tank, ...
2007 Ford Mustang 4.0L blower motor ac clutch VIN: 1ZVHT84N67
Car arrived customer complaint blower motor does not come on right away, may be delayed by 30 seconds to several minutes. Our inspection found that the compressor didn't come on until the blower ran. Once they started the a/c system worked fine until the event...
2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Door Ajar VIN: 1FAHP35N28
Identifix shows the Door Jamb Switch in the Center Pillar, whereas internet searching shows it in the Door module. Any assistance is appreciated as of right now I've open the door panel and looked around for triggers etc but I don't want to pull the interior a...
2001 Honda Accord EX 2.3L shifting VIN: 1HGCG32791
Hi every one I have 2001 honda accord with transmission problem I am not a transmission tech but this is my own car, I try to diag by my self and I need your help, And the problem start car in the morning put in D4 start driving drive fine until get a little b...
2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L starter VIN: JHLRD68472
Does the intake really have to come out to replace the starter in this CRV??? are do you guys have tricks? Aldata does not show remove intake? Honda guys/Gales, give me your trick book lol :)
2005 Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6L #4 cylinder VIN: KMHCG35C35
This one had an oil change interval of 9000 miles. Sets P0304 immediately after start. Plugs good, wires new, spark very good, compression good. There is a knocking noise from the drive end of the head that is heard immediately on starting and does not really ...
1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L all forward movement VIN: JACDH58V6P
this vehicle will have the transmission light on the dash iluminate the the drive train will go into neutral sometimes coming up to a stop sometimes driving atb lower speeds between 25 and 35 mph and will stay in neutral until you come to a complete stop and c...
1985 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Heater valve and compressor VIN: SAJAV1346F
This car came in with heat all of the time and when checking out the system I noticed the heater valve did not move so I applied vacuum and heat went away. I have vac going to the system. I also noticed that on AUTO the fan speed never changes off of low. The ...
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on
regular cust- has had in last year: timing belt, plug wires and plugs, filters, along with bunch of misc. other maintenance. month ago had random misfire along with cyl 1 misfire- replaced #1 plug along with wires [although the eng was tuned 6 months ago] clea... Trouble codes: P0300
2002 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L No Start, Fuel pump constantly VIN: 5LMEU27R42
I have 12 Volts at the pump with key on engine off all the time and I have a good ground I did a voltage drop test on voltage side and ground side test okay if you unplug the fuel pump relay the vehicle will start after a few minutes it runs until fuel pressur...
2003 Mazda 6 S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVFP80D43
Please help this thing is killing me!! Has a p0301 for cylinder 1 missfire. I have replaced the coil and plug with dealer parts and the injector as well. I cant get it to come back on with me. The cust usually has to drive it for a week before the light will c... Trouble codes: P0301
2003 Mercedes-Benz E500 5.0L converter VIN: WDBUF70J83
Good day all, We are fighting a shudder in this car that appears to be caused by the torque convertor. We first replaced with reman unit from precision, no help. We then replaced the pwm solenoid and conductor plate,still have a shudder/vibration when the con...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Abs operation VIN: 2MEFM75W6Y
Customer came in with false abs activation. Right front wheel speep sensor is bent but is still reading speed starting at 3 mph, lower than 3 mph it reads 0 mph.Left rear wheel speed sensor reads 0 mph until vehcle speed is 5 mph. Once all wheel speed sensors ...
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L no 1 cylinder misfire VIN: 4A3AA46G3Y
Cylinder one misfire
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Cylinder Head removal VIN: 1N4AL11D02
I've never done a cylinder head on this engine. AllData claims 9.9 hours for cylinder head removal. However, they say that I need to drop the front sub frame to remove the oil pan and front cover to do this job. Seems like not enough time to do all that work. ...
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Coling Fans VIN: 3N1CB51D73
Ok, I have a vehicle with no working Cooling fans , which in turn hinders the A/C performance. So basically, the A/C doesn't blow cold because the fans aren't pulling air through the Condensor/Radiator. So far I have confirmed that fuses "h" & "i" are intact....
2008 Nissan Quest SL 3.5L Evaporator? VIN: 5N1BV28U48
Car came with poor cooling performed ac test pressures good high225-250 low 35-40 i thought bend door was not closing checked it it seems ok evacuated and recharged same problem unit releases copius amounts of condensation
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2HX52L7R
Hi GM techs, this one is hard to find. What it does is you start it and reved to about 4K rpm it will loose voltage to injectors even the alt stops charging and something we noticed was is that the check gauges light comes just before it happens. Have heard a ...
2000 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G2HZ5417Y
car runs fine when it's running,but will randomly shut off at any time. it will restart immediately and run sometimes for hours with no problem. anyone got any idea's how to narrow down the culprit. thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0101, P0420
2003 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start
I need help with this one. The car will normally start and run great. On very cold days, -30 or below, if car is left outside overnight it will not start. I have checked and found that there is no spark. I have tried replacing coolant and intake temp. sensors,...
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L tempature indication VIN: 2G2WP55296
Greetings, Hope someone can help us on this one. Vehicle came in from an auction so we have no prior history on it. But initial problem was a heater core which was replaced. Now vehicles' tempature reading will read between half and 3/4 on the gauge and somet...
2005 Saturn Relay-3 3.5L steering gear VIN: 5GZDV23L95
Vehicle came in with a concern of a Jumpy steering wheel on slight turns around 35mph. In the shop, steering 1/2 revolution and holding the wheel steady, the wheel will bounce or jump about 1/4 inch or so. The pump, gear and lines have been replaced more than ...
1986 Volkswagen Vanagon Syncro 2.1L Cv Axle VIN: WV2XB0258G
We work on alot of Vanagons and lately we have had 3 vans that came in with what sounds and behaves like worn CV joints. We have replaced the axle assys and the noise does not go away. We have tried new wheel bearings due to excessive play and that does not cu...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA29M0Y
I have a no start jetta, the fuel pump relay is chattering. not sure what pins control the pull in windings. Checked archives for this sympton but no joy. any help would be appreciated
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L Starting VIN: WVGBC77L04
Vw tech, please help on this tough one. Car came from a body shop. Engine not able [...] crank at all. Reset battery switch, same problem. Check and bypass battery switch e74, no luck. Install scanner check address 15 airbag 00595 crash data stored. Fault can be ...
2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA69M85
Hello everyone and HELP...thanks for any advice. I have this 2005 VW jetta with the BBW engine in it. It is in for a code P0171 stored for lean exhaust. I started by smoking it and found the plastic tubes at the brake booster cracked. Fixed them and reset th...
2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L camshafts VIN: YV1SZ59H84
Hello, I working on this vehicle and resealing camshafts and crank and valve cover due to crankcase pressure leakage(pcv) system failure, I did not realize that these sprockets and cams have no line up markings as well as top dead center. Before I removed belt...

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2003 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HNYD18653
Well this vehicle will only act up in cold weather seeing its now like summer here it will not fault! Keeping in contact with the customer to see what or if it repeats. Thanks for the posts. Trouble codes: P0705.
2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Misfire VIN: WAUFL54D1Y
Thank's to all that replied! my hunch was correct as far as it being a DME problem. I did not have a DME to swap in so I decide to power it down for a few minute's and bingo! No more miss-fire code's. Since i never felt a miss or could not see any indication e... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0307, P0308.
2003 BMW X5 4.6is 4.6L RR speed sensor fault(31) VIN: 5UXFB93553
ok gents i did check out the tone ring on the right rear for a crack(no crack found),i failed to tell you i had already checked for dirt(it was clean),the speed was constant from 0mph to 70mph(max speed i drove it at)on the right rear sensor,speedo never drops...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R8X
I've received several tips of replacing the distributor. I already did this, with a delco, and an aftermarket, as I stated. That was the first thing we did. I've told the customer that his compression is too low and we needed to pursue that. His engine has 157... Trouble codes: P0300.
2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25W01
Thanks all responders,Greg from Ill.and Eric from Wash.both got it -crank variation relearn.we had already replaced cap.had new wires.when we reset cam offset we did'nt do relearn so pcm was still working with bad data.doing the relearn fixed it!!thanks all! Trouble codes: P0300, P1345.
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23U34
Morning all, I want to thank all eight who replied. Got several diffrent responses but what happened was I missed a ground wire on the back of the engine. several said to check grounds. connected ground and now all is well Thanks again Trouble codes: U0107.
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt SS 2.0L engine prefo VIN: 1G1AP11P86
sending costumer to dealer for a new computer and updated info.thanks for the replies.wires traced 5volts to baro sensor.wasnt the map or maf sensor or timing.
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23618
This one is fixed and the answer was under my nose the whole time. After all the years,family repair shop since 1963 I'm still learning lessons. Scopeing MAP and MAF sensors and looking for some technical glitch I smoked the intake tubing and found the O ring ... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insuficiant flow).
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L No Start
got back to this car monday and double checked everything ordered another dist cap from napa and the number 1 position on the cap was different put the cap on and ran like a champ thanks for all the replies.
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck SLT 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MS48C45
this time I picked up a fuel control acuator from the local cummins dealer for half the price as dodge dealer and it fixed the problem thanks for all the replys. I buy mostly all dealer parts when it comes to driveablity, I don't trust after market. and I hat... Trouble codes: P0088.
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Abs VIN: 2FMZA5246Y
All had some good ideas, thank you. The best one was to swap the LF & RF inputs at the ECU and test drive it determine a wiring issue or an ECU issue. Ultimately the vehicle is on its way to china to be recycled as the customer declined the repair or further d...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTSF31F12
Thanks to all! This will be the first thing I check on a diesel with an engine drivablitiy problem---the OIL LEVEL!!! What do these engines take, about 12-14 qts... this one only had about 1/2 that, 7 qts. it's a wonder he didnt trash the engine'!!. After an...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Excessive Emissions, Pinging sound VIN: 1FTNW21P83
Thanks to all who replied! The rest of the story is that the vehicle had some "bad" fuel in GA on a trip to Florida. So it appears that it was a combo of items. We changed the Air filter and fuel filters. It also had a bad U-joint on the left front that was b...
2006 Ford Freestar Limited 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2FMZA57246
ok thanks on the heads up on the tsb. i had to wait extra long for programming because i had to get the boss to call the customer and pick up the spare key witch they (dealership) needed before they started the programming procedure. i went to the dealer and...
2009 Ford F-150 XLT 4.6L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FTRF12849
Thank you to all that replied! We did mounds of research on identifix as well as IATN. The canister purge solenoid seemed to be a pretty hot topic. We put a motorcraft unit on, and all is well. No check engine light, and no stalling condition. Vehicle has sinc... Trouble codes: P2006 (Intake Manifold Runner Stuck Closed B1), P2007 (Intake Manifold Runner Stuck Closed B2).
2003 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKYF18653
Sorry no fix on this problem. Coustomer did not want to spend any more money at this time. Thank You for all the helpful information. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random mis fire), P0304 (mis fire cyld 4), P0303, P0305, P0306.
2008 Honda Element EX 2.4L Stall VIN: 5J6YH27778
thanks to you guys i will check the valve ajustement , but the temperature is now warmer here so the problem is gone and the customer is waiting to bring me the truck .on is next oil change up i will ajust the valve because three of four answer said that ,than...
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L Hesitation, no acceleration VIN: 5NMSG13D77
The nightmare is over, a new engine wiring harness solved the problem. The pcm could not produce a 5v ref to the throttle sensor until the harness was replaced. This was after many many hours of wire checking in the damaged area and elsewhere and still not fin... Trouble codes: P0122, P0641, P0346, P2106.
2008 Kia Spectra SX 2.0L undercarriage VIN: KNAFE12238
Most of the replies suggested the strut as the root cause of the noise. I removed and dismantled it and could not find any cause for noise. Shook and tapped the bare strut and no noise. Replaced the strut new along with the upper mount and all noise is gone. W...
2002 Lexus GS300 3.0L Charging VIN: JT8BD69S42
Didn't get much help, so thinking about this last night on the way home I got an idea. Some of will call this a hack job. I drilled a 1/2 inch hole in each side of the plastic cover where the bolts are that hold the fuse link in the fuse box. Patched the holes...
2010 Mazda 3 S 2.5L No Start VIN: JM1BL1H60A
Thanks for all help have fixed. It end up being the pcm something in the driver for coils and injector.Never have I seen a pcm fail this way and still do not know what caused failer.I whould say something was hooked up wrong at one time or battery jumped backw...
2010 Mazda 3 S 2.5L engine VIN: JM1BL1H60A
Thanks for all the help vech. fixed pcm. I found that it was proper engine. 2.5L vin 6
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L srarter VIN: WDBHA28E9S
Well after tearing car apart determined there was no alarm.Found broken wire at PRNDL switch about 12 inces up harness looks like someoneone pricked it with a test light and did'nt seal up the hole. Thanks to all 7 people that took the time to help. Hope I can...
1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 4M2DV1117V
Sorry for taking so long to close this out, I have been waiting to hear [...] from my customer. To make a very long story short I finally wired a fused relay in to ground the fuel pump relay with the ignition on. Van runs great and customer is almost as happy...
2001 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Transfercase VIN: 1GHDT13W71
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L PC Solenoid VIN: 1G2WP12K31
Thanks so much for all of the replies ! The response was overwhelming. I really got a lot of great info from a lot of smart techs. I'll try to cover all of the suggestions. The code 1811 means that the pcm has reached it's maximum shift adaptation. The shifts ...
1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L battery VIN: YS3DD55BXV
You guys & gals were great in helping me. Almost everyone hit the the nail on the head in telling me that the ignition switch was the problem. I took it apart, cleaned all the latte & soda out, reassembled & the little button would pop up with the car in rever...
2000 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L unknown VIN: JTDDY32T5Y
Car is fixed! The oil pick-up screen was partially plugged up. There was some sort of carbon or soot on 3/4 of the screen. I have no idea where it came from the oil pan did not seem to have any sludge in it. Either way I am happy it is finished and fixed. THAN...
2005 Toyota Sequoia Limited 4.7L Engine VIN: 5TDBT48A05
Thanks to all of you for your sugestions. Before I start, I believe this is partially a Diagnostic defect with Toyota. It turned out taking a factory Engineer to answer our help request. The Toyota tech hadn't seen this either. Turns out that if the ref. Circu...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA23B6Y
well we have done all we could by process of elimination to prove that the ports in the head are clogged. since the car had such high mileage neither i or the customer were willing to take it apart to service it. Thanks to all of you for your input. Trouble codes: P0411.
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L secondary air injection VIN: WVWPD63B41
Well, I wish I had more to tell you all. The customer took vehicle as she was going out of town and will let us know if the light comes back on. If she returns and I dig into it and find the cause I will update this post. Thanks for everybodys input...
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