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1996 Acura TL 2.5L no compressor clutch or electric fan operation VIN: JH4UA2659T
New customer came in with complaint of no a/c. We scanned for codes, charged system, tested pressure switch continuity and installed a used control head. Not really sure what were missing here. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
2005 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L Carpet VIN: 2HNYD18905
Looking for a carpet R&R time. I have tried the big 3 estimating guides and even my buddy's Motor for body shop and can't find an R&R time. Massive mouse infestation in the rear HVAC unit and under the carpet. Any help or a good ballpark so I can give my cust...
1997 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WAUEA88D1V
the vehicle dies out while at warm idle. i have swapped mass air flow sensors, idle air control valve, throttle body, and disconnected all vacuum hoses, with the fuel pressure regulator connected and disconnected. i have disconnected oxygen sensors, all are wo...
2005 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULC68E35
Hi guys, I need help with this Audi. Came in with a leaking crankcase vent valve, and some broken breather hoses. We replaced the vent valve and the cracked hoses. The original codes were P0171 & Po507. The vehicle returned after a few days with a leaking cran... Trouble codes: P0507, P0171
2004 BMW 545i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBANB33544
A customer brought his car to our shop complaining of irregular idle and intermittent clatter from engine under load then grayish smoke from exhaust.these problems came about after another shop replaced valve cover gaskets. I smoked the engine and found both v... Trouble codes: P1061 (Vvt limp home request bank 1 electrical malfunction)
2004 BMW 745i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGL63534
I have done all related tests mentioned above with no fault found, the only thing I have not done is disassembled valve cover to check for mechanical damage or torn it down for timing checks. Maybe someone on here has had a similar symptom where all of one ban... Trouble codes: 274E, 2743 (Misfire Cylinder 5), 2745 (Misfire cylinder 8), 2748 (Misfire cylinder 7), 2746 (Misfire cylinder 6), 27BC
2003 Buick Regal LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WB52K33
hello all gm techs. could you please help me with sick buick i have in my shop. it came in with no starting issue. scaned pcm and bcm and found no dtcs. checked for fuel pressure and its good. checked spark and its good. checked for injector pulse and found no...
1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2GCEK19K2S
i installed a used engine in this truck, had trouble with the starting right away,checked fuel pressure,4.6 psi. replaced pump,strainer and filter.started great and pressure was fine. drove 20 miles fine,after stoping tried to restart and had to hold throttle ...
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Power steering VIN: 1GBHG31R7Y
Month later this truck is back and has no assist at idle stopped. If you bring the RPMs up it seems to work but you can hear the pump struggling a little. This truck had hydra boost and it seems to be working OK. When driving it seems to steer funny. Like it i...
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16T81
Fighting code 1153 - lack of 02 sensor switching bank 2 sensor 1. Have replaced the 02 sensor - code came back in a day. swapped both upstream 02 sensors side to side. code 1153 still set for bank 2. Freeze frame data shows code setting 10 to 13 minutes after ... Trouble codes: P1153 (Insufficient switching 02 sensor 2-1)
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L steering VIN: 3GNEC16T81
Chevrolet says hard steer to right is normal.I don't think so. These vehicles do not steer like this when new, so what is happening to them with higher miles causing this.If anyone has a fix please post it.I have no more parts left to replace to correct this c...
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L #4 exhaust valve VIN: 1GNET16S43
This is the second time in six thousand miles since the original repair and the number 4 exhaust valve is burned out again. Any ideas besides a bad guide (replaced twice), bad valve (replaced twice). I am thinking it has to be in the camshaft. Your thoughts??
2003 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Battery Light VIN: 1GCDL19X73
Okay here we go. I have this astro van in. Came on a hook as a no start. Replaced the starter starts right up. Then I noticed the battery light on. Tested alterneator output and it was 1 volt. Replaced the alternator, lights still on and alternator output is 2...
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT LS 4.2L vehicle speed sensor
PLEASE DON'T RESPOND IF YOU DON'T READ THIS POST IN IT'S ENTIRITY. I'm to my wit's end here guys, need some suggestions. OK, my boss purchased this vehicle with a bad trans. One of our mechanics replaced the trans, and my boss sold the vehicle. The customer b...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, p0172 VIN: 2C8GP64L13
first time needing help, the van has a miss/ low power, came in from another shop after replaceing map, plugs wires, and ft o2. data showed that the rear o2 was flatlined, replaced the rear o2 with no change (rear o2 is working like it should). coil output is ... Trouble codes: P0172
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1B4GP74L5Y
Vehicle came in with instrument cluster gauges intermitiently blinking out and vehicle not starting. Circuit board on cluster was cracked so we replaced it with a new part from the dealer. We calibrated the gauges with our DRBIII but the only gauge that would ...
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDKF37F2V
Hi every one, i have an ambulance that has a no start condition. I hooked up a suitable scanner, got communication but no codes as this being an ambulance it has a master power switch and some one had turned it off before i came so i suspect all codes if it ha...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FDXF4657X
Since engine replacement we have no signal to fire ignition coils. Injector pulse for a few seconds during cranking but then stops, normal operation for a no start as far as I remember. Even though crank and cam signals good replaced any rate due to low expens...
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMRE11L02
This van has a light misfire only under light load around 45 mph. Mode 6 shows it on number 3 cylinder. I've tried plugs and coils on all cylinders, switched fuel injectors, decarboned. Cylinder 3 has a spark plug insert that appears to not be seated all the w...
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L no oil pressure VIN: 1FDAF57P45
Hay guys, Igot one kicking my butt,the vehicle was towed in customer couldnt get the truck to start, had drain the batteries down. on first inspection the truck had a p2291,so i checked oil pressure in the bottom end first and found that the truck would have z...
2005 Ford Five Hundred Limited 3.0L Cam Sensor VIN: 1FAFP25135
This DOHC 3.0 Ford 500 came in with engine noise, cam sensor code, o2 codes, poor running. Found jumped time on exhaust cam front bank. Replaced cam chains, guides, tensioners. Now runs quiet but still P0340 cam sensor code and poor idle. I read a post with in...
2006 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWF31586
Truck came to me with misfire after coming to stop, obviosly skipping, felt like plug or coil bad. Mil was not on, mode 6 data showed misfire on #8 cylinder. Replace coil and spark plug, still the same, swaped injectors #5 with #8. Still misfires on #8. Check ... Trouble codes: P0308 (8 misfire)
2006 Ford Expedition XLT Sport 5.4L door locks, blend doors, instrument cluster VIN: 1FMFU15506
hello everyone and thank you for the your help ahead of time. we have this expedition here and the customer complained that the door locks would lock and unlock unexpectedly, and he would hear a noise under the dash which sounds like the blend doors to me. als...
2006 Ford Freestyle SEL 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZK02136
Vehicle was towed in as a no start,died in flight. Owner stated CEL came on and shortly afterward began to lose power and died and would not restart. When we scanned PCM found code for catalyst low efficiency Bank1. When cranking seemed like cat was plugged. P...
1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 4.8L transmission VIN: 2GTEK19V6X
This Sierra had an intermittent failure where the battery light would come on, and gauges would fail. I found and isolated the remote starter/alarm as the culprit. Removed alarm and that condition no longer exists. The Trans condition is still present. The tru...
2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L imrc VIN: JHLRD684X2
Hello iAtn fellows, .I have a 2002 honda crv 2.4L had mil on with code p1077 intake manidold runner control. I found the that piece crack and it wouldnt hold vacumme I replaced it with dealer part, it know holds vacumme but the mil comes back after about 5 min...
2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L Misfire VIN: 5FNYF28636
We have a 2006 Honda Pilot that came in for multiple misfires on all 6 cylinders. P0301/P0302/P0303/P0304/P0305/P0306. We have adjusted the valves, sent the car to the dealer to have the latest software installed per TSB. The misfire is not like all the others... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (Misfire 1), P0302 (Misfire 2), P0303 (Misfire 3), P0304 (Misfire 4), P0305 (Misfire 5)
2004 Hyundai XG350 3.5L dash lights VIN: KMHFU45EX4
This car came in with a miss.We scaned it and found a code 1723 and was in limp mode. We cleared and let the car go. The next day the car came back in they had to jump start it.We got it in and noticed that the idot lights stay on even with the key out.I check...
2007 Hyundai Tucson SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on, bucks under accel VIN: KM8JN72D17
Hyundai techs-Ty J please help!This Tuscon was brought in for complaint of truck won't go over 20 mph-shaking & "stuttering" @ higher speeds along with CEL on.Initial test drive was hard to get up to 20mph but 20mph & up the whole truck bucks & jerks and poor ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304, P0306, C1273, C1513
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start VIN: SAJNA5844K
hello the problem were having with this car is on initial start up either hot or cold it wont start.the injectors wont fire.they have batt voltage but no ground.on third try the car starts up and runs fine.i have changed the cold start relays.i know the ground...
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, lacks power VIN: 1J8GR48K78
Help Jeep Techs! This Grand Cherokee came in with a complaint of intermittently lacks power and wont accelerate over 45 mph. We are unable to duplicate concern after multiple test drives, Visual inspection shows all ok,all data looks great and no fault codes. ...
2007 Kia Rondo LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFG52647
This vehicle came in with codes p0171 and p0174, tested air mass meter by calculated load and was only getting 67% under full throttle, checked voltage reading at air mass meter and was getting approx. 2.4 volts @ 3,000 rpm's. So I relaced sensor with a delphi... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start, no crank VIN: SALTY124XY
Thanks in advance for the help.Discovery came in from a friend after sitting for 6 months.He replaced the battery and remote batteries.Alarm goes off as soon as battery is connected.Alarm for 30 seconds goes off. No Power windows,Power locks or seat controls.I...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A71
Noise at idle from lower rear of engine. Bank 1 is not contributing at idle. LT fuel trim bank 1 at idle -25% bank 2 25% ST bank 1 -5 % bank 2 5 %. Cruise speed 2500 RPM fuel trims get with in 8 % total each bank same. Performed compression test all cylinders ...
2000 Mazda Protege LX 1.6L immobilizer VIN: JM0BJ10P10
Car came in on a tow truck. Cranks but does not run. tried both keys. Spark and injection pulse present. KOEO immobilizer indicator remains off on the dashboard. Pressing the fob keys work out the central looking fine. 5 times key cycling turns on the immobili...
2005 Mazda Tribute i 2.3L Stall VIN: 4F2YZ02Z85
Ok IATN...this one has really got me. I don't post for help often, but this one might have me beat. Vehicle came in for die-in-flight condition. While driving on the highway(going about 65-70) and stepping on the brake pedal while approaching traffic or coming...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Fuel Injection VIN: WDBCA35D2G
I had purchased a couple of used fuel distributors off Ebay. One was a Bosh rebuilt unit in good condition. The Bosch rebuilt FD ran well for about a year. "Cracking" each line at the fuel Dist at idle I found the #1 cylinder was not oozing fuel like the other...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Retractable Soft Top VIN: WDBLK70G4Y
Hey Benz Guys! Here's the story. Vehicle was brought in with top down unable to raise. Trunk lock wont unlock with remote function or lower console switch. Power windows will lower when top switch is activated. Normal window operation otherwise. Rollover bar w...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L starter VIN: WDBRF40J63
customer says that the vehicle won't start after disconnecting the battery, when turning the key to start the car starter will click for a second but the power will be dropped off the relay. I jumped the relay and the car will start, then I supplied ground to ...
2005 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Left footwell flap motor VIN: WDBRF61J15
Need to replace the left footwell stepper motor, but I cannot get out the top screw as there is a large metal brace in the way. Any easier way to do this rather than removing the dash or cutting a hole in the top of it??
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sport 2.5L sattelite radio VIN: WDBRF52HX6
customer states satellite radio and cd player are inop after car was hit from behind.I pulled codes and they are D101 position 1 open ring and D136 wake up line short to positive. The main issue here is alldata does not show any locations for the components i...
2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Ignition System VIN: 1N6ED27T5Y
Hi, to all nissan tech. This pick up came on hook ,due to snaped timing belt, did not pass compression test. So we perform the head job, it running very poorly and stalling.need to mention did not bend valves but it had sever valve leacks, look like they had...
2005 Nissan Frontier LE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6AD07W55
Hi everyone, I sure could use your help again. Code P1283 continues to set. LTFT1 reads 2.3% at idle, LTFT2 reads 6.2% at idle.This code sets when engine is at operating temperature and at idle. I cleaned and tested the MAF Sensor, smoke tested engine for vacu... Trouble codes: P1283 (Air Fuel Ratio Sensor 1 Lean Shift monitoring Bank 2)
1991 Pontiac Firebird 3.1L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2FS23T9M
this vehicle was brought to us form another shop and had already been to another one for before that. his original complaint was cutting out and stalling. when it got here that is what it did also. it would idle, and rev slowly to about 200 rpm. but if you rev... Trouble codes: 33 (Map sensor voltage high)
2005 Saab 9-7x Linear 4.2L cyl 2 VIN: 5S3ET13S65
I think I might have a valve issue with thisn Saab(looks like a trailblazer 4.2).I get a misfire on cyl 2 only at idle.Ive swapped coils and spark plug still the same.However my vacuum gauge seems to be relativly steady at 18 in at idle.I should mention that t...
2004 Saturn Ion-3 2.2L Tcc VIN: 1G8AW12F84
We checked for codes and no codes. The trans has to get to about 160 degrees before it will surge. Then under light throttle between 10 to 20 mph it will buck until you step into it and tcc pressures will rise and it seems to engage. It will not surge if you a...
1995 Toyota T100 DLX 3.4L clutch VIN: JT4VD12E7S
This thing is giving me a fit! Originally the customer had a complaint about the clutch pedal sticking to the floor. Upon investigation it was found that the master cylinder, and slave cylinder were leaking. So we replaced these allong with the hose. Truck lef...
2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L 1st and 2nd gear
How's it goin guys. I'm based now in the philippines. I'm actually working on a 2007 toyota fortuner A/T 3.OL D4d diesel 4x4. toyota flatformed this one on the hilux. It has a hard shift on 1st to 2nd and 2nd to 3rd, all the time hot or cold. this one uses a A...
1997 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.4L smoke VIN: WV1EG0707V
This Transporter Diesel has excessive white smoke coming from exhaust.It's only noticeable under acceleration,after engine is warmed up. Pump timing was delayed considerably.We moved it from about .70mm to 1.00mm.Spec is 1.00mm. When pulling advance cable the ...
2006 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Air Bag Light VIN: 3VWSF31Y26
Car came in with air bag light on and got 00591 code which is left seat belt switch. I replaced left seat belt buckle...either it didn't fix it, or genisys wont clear code.i went into scan data and it shows the buckle switch changing...i wish i had figured out...
1992 Volvo 940 T 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JS8710N
Towed in 92 940 b230ft with a stalling and low idle issue,fuel pumps not running ,found and replaced faulty fuel pump relay pumps came alive car started had code 144 for load signal missing MFI I did battery rset and soon as the car starts sets same code I h... Trouble codes: 144 (Load signal missing mfi)
1995 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Hesitation VIN: YV1LW5713S
Hi folks and thanks in advance for any help. This vehicle has poor acceleration when taking off up to about half throttle, beyond that if you floor it it takes off, only does this intermittently. Not all that familiar with these Volvo's. I just need a little d...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L rear end VIN: YV1SZ58D61
I have a 2001 V70 AWD with a clunk in the rear going forward or backward and sometimes while driving. there seems to be excessive play in the differential but I'm not sure how much there should be. I've checked tie rod joints, brake calipers and anything exter...
2008 Volvo S60 2.5T 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YV1RS59268
The Vehicle arrived with the complaint that it would stall after extended driving time. Under further evaluation of the problem we realized the vehicle lost fuel pressure after about 30 minutes of driving during acceleration. We replaced the fuel pump assembly...

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2003 Audi A4 1.8L radio code VIN: WAUVC68E53
Hello and thanks for all the replies. The just of it all was the radio never lost its code? I plugged it in and on it went thanks again mark
2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Anti Theft VIN: WBABD53414
Received 5 replies. One suggested a faulty key, but the key used was new. Two suggested insuffiecent voltage, possibly due to a weak battery or ignition switch problem, but both had tested good. Two replies said if the new ews module wasn't coded to the car,it...
2007 BMW 530i 3.0L battery retrofit VIN: WBANE73587
Sorry for the delay, but I can't get the customer to come back, he tells me he feels confident running the car this way based on the info he got (not sure where). At this point I am prepared to asume responsability if the battery fails prematurely, he came wit...
1971 Buick LeSabre 5.7L No Start VIN: 452391Y118
wow thank you for all the help from everyone i did all the checks and found out that the well plugs were leaking i decided to sell a new carb. cust. is happy...thank you again for sharing all your hard earned experiance.
1993 Buick Century Special 3.3L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1G4AG55N6P
Happy Wednesday to all, The final answer to this Buick was the MAF, we installed a reman unit and the car is down the road!!! Thanks to all who responded, IATN is the best!! Tim [...]
2005 Buick LaCrosse CXL 3.8L evap. system VIN: 2G4WD53225
thanks for the replies, turns out the vent valve was the problem. resmoked the system and started playing with the lines and sure enough got to the valve and just happen to bump it we seen a little wisp of smoke. replaced it and all is well. thanks again to AL...
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J01
Well guys do I have egg on my face...The fix was obvious and i was looking for a problem fix.. The sensor at flywheel had been replaced... The sensor at crank had not... Once it was replaced the problem went away ..The code for oil press. circuit. when cleared... Trouble codes: P0336, P1189.
2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Z66 5.3L Transfer Case VIN: 3GNEK12T54
Vehicle went to gm dealer , had new seal replaced under warranty, ok so far.
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK13067
We still have this vehicle. We've replaced the BCM and programmed it but it didn't fix it. We are looking at an IPC if we don't come up with anything else. I will get this thing fixed and post the fix. Thanks all! Trouble codes: P2135 (TPS Correlation), P0325 (Knock Sensor Circuit Bank 1), P0330 (Knock Sensor Circuit Bank 2).
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 5.3L Shifts VIN: 2GCEK13M77
Thanks to all that replied. As always, you were overwhelmingly right on target!! Broken sprag, very common problem I am learning. The transmission is being rebuilt as I write this, and the truck will be back on the road by tomorrow. Thanks again!!
2004 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L No Start VIN: 2C4GP44R14
I am closing this help request with a "fix" although the vehicle is not fixed. I ordered a "next generation controller" (ngc) pcm from Auto Computer Exchange. Robert from Pa suggested this company as a "very satisfied customer". A computer fixed the problem ...
2007 Chrysler 300 2.7L Cooling System VIN: 2C3KA43R97
Thanks for all the replies. The water pump is in fact leaking I gave the customer an estimate this morning with a disclaimer protecting me from future damage of any kind. Waiting for response. Thanks for all the help, Ken
1998 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L miles per hour VIN: 1B3ES47C4W
replaced the head as many said would fix it. thanks for all the replys Bob
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Engine VIN: 1B7KF2364W
Thank you all so much for the quick response on this DIESEL. As it tursns out, the vehicle is a 1998 but was buitl on 6/98. For some reason when i look up info on Mitchell for a 98 the fuel system is different (w/ fuel shutdown solenoid, fuel heater is separat...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7GL22X3W
Thanks for all who replied. The problem we found with this vehicle was at the ignition coil connector. When the connector would fail, it would cause the PCM to loose its primary due to having an open in the primary circuit. We found the problem by letting the ... Trouble codes: P0351.
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L Electronic VIN: 1FTEF15H9R
Well this one ended up being the cluster after all. Thanks to Chip for his insight. We ended up checking the input to the cluster & output with our vantage. When it broke down, our input went crazy, but the output was clean. Shame on us for not doing that orig...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L check engine light VIN: 1FTHX25F9V
The problem ended up being the bosch glowplugs. They would only pull 15-19 amps each on initial startup. On the main lead to the relay I would only pull about 96 amps. I tested the amp pull on a motorcraft plug on the bench and it pulled 24 amps. Big diffe...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L gear shifter inrerior lights power windows VIN: 1FTRW07L42
hey guys thanks for all of the insight,i have fixed this vehicle and found that it had a direct short inside of the gem module on back side of the fuse,there was actually a recall for this problem so i was able to have this problem taken care of for the custom...
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6671Y
First off, thanks to all of you for replying. Dave, and James, you guys were pretty much on the Money. I decided since the screen was cleaned, the oil was changed, and the pressure at the block was good, along with the fact that the head had just been re... Trouble codes: P1259 (VTEC System Malfunction).
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4G268S3X
The customer was supplying their own parts and was reluctant to buy a chrysler crank sensor, so I got one and installed it and the vehicle's fixed. Thanks to all that replied so quickly.
2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4BZ3H16A
All leak tests would fail, suggestions were to get a "factory" gas cap of which I never made any hint that it wasn't factory plus it passed the leak test. I inspected the ESIM to get a handle on how it functioned as it uses a weighted plunger to seal under var... Trouble codes: P0457 (Gas cap leak).
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBFA66E1M
this one is fixed for the time being. I repaired the wires for the eta and for now it is working. Mercedes cant get the part it is no longer available ? online found some places that repair these so if and when it goes out again looks like that is the directio...
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Lighting VIN: WDBEA92E5R
Special thanks to Bob from NC and Mukesh from India. You guys are great. Problem was in fact the fuse in the back of the instrument cluster. I would have never found this without your help. This fuse is disguised as a (red) bulb holder In the back of the cl...
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47F4X
Fuel tank pressure sensor has repaired this vehicle. Roadtested after repair and passed emission test. Thank you for your assistance Trouble codes: 0455 (purge control system major leak or voltage supply of fuel tank pressure sensor B4/3).
1999 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L lug nuts VIN: JA3AY11A7X
Thanks for all the help the 1/2 inch to 3/8 adapter was the answere
2003 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L no start VIN: JN8DR09Y83
well this was a no win for me, we sent vehicle to the dealer, they put a PCM, dealer cam and crank sensors, and still no fix. It has to be in the wiring with out a doubt at this point. the vehicle is going to come back to me and I am going to remove the wire h... Trouble codes: P0021.
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2WJ52K5Y
Thanks for all the help. It was the crank sensor. The harmonic balancer was fine. No codes for it and when it was running it read normal. Drove us crazy. Trouble codes: P1626, P1629, P1811.
2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L code 1155 VIN: 4T1BF28B91
Hi everyone, thanks for the help. I was miss informed about my problem being the rear bank sensor. 9 of my 12 replies all said I was barking up the wrong tree. my problem was the front sensor closest to the radiator. replaced and problem is gone. Thanks again
2008 Volkswagen Rabbit S 2.5L Speedometer VIN: WVWAA71K28
Thanks to all of you who replied. The fix on this VW was a bad ABS control module. After letting the vehicle sit over night with the battery unhooked and still no communication to the ABS module and all of my powers and grounds still being good, all the can ...
1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L Blue Smoke VIN: YV1LS5725T
HI and sorry for the delay. Its the valve seals turbo was kinda leaking but after the rebuild it was still smoking due to the valve seals going bad. Thank you all for the support and help.
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