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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED64B51
Hi there have an audi that has been running rough at times,it sets codes 16487/17539/ and codes for all missfires on all the transmission computer and abs computer you also get a 1857 code and when driving if the abs light t funny and at and idle ... Trouble codes: 1857 (Ecu error intrasmission and abs computer), 16487 (Mass air flow sensor to high), 17539 (Oxygen sensor b2 sensor1), 16685 (Missfire 1 cylender), 16687 (Missfire 3 cylender), 16688 (Missfire 4 cylender)
2002 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUUT28N82
This car came in with the P1555 or 17963 code stored. The driveability complaint is that if you are above about 4000 rpm with the car floored the boost will suddenly drop and the car will buck slightly. We tried a new recirculating valve N249 but no change. We... Trouble codes: P1555 (Maximum boost pressure exceeded)
1993 BMW 525i 2.5L Both Right side windows VIN: WBAHD531XP
Customer states that the right rear window stopped working about a year ago and the front regulator started malfunctioning about six months ago, it would go up in one inch increments and now it does nothing. When I press ether window switch on the counsel or o...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAAR3345Y
hello group,2000 bmw 323i oil in cooling system.we replaced cylinder head and gasket on this vehicle 18000 miles ago,during this time vehicle been at dealer to ck any oil resedue in cooling system by customer request and they have run cooling system flush and ...
2003 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBAET37433
Vehicle came in Friday with a rolling idle and when this occurs it will not respond to the throttle, no codes present for the electronic throttle control; looking at the data I was able to see the throttle request in percent and it tracked the application of t...
2004 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Rear Air Shocks VIN: 1G4HR54K74
This vehicle has Electronic Level Control rear suspension. Air shocks. We replaced the rear air shocks due to leaking. We replaced them with AC Delco shocks. Then we had a clunk from the shocks over bumps. We noticed the top portion of the air shock was sittin...
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G6CD53B2M
Vehicle was brought into town by a used car dealer. When first brought to my shop engine had a rough idle and surge. Found 2 injectors not spraying properly, egr valve leaking vaccum and plugs fouled. Injectors, egr valve & plugs were replaced and remainging i...
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L engine VIN: 1GCDC14HXJ
here is one for u old school guys, got this truck that i am having trouble with. for some reason i can not get timing set correctly, at least i think so. i disconnect timing wire set to zero and reconnect, then timing advances to about 30deg. should it advance...
1992 Chevrolet P30 7.4L Hydraulics VIN: 1GBKP37N3N
Units disc brakes lock up after about twenty minutes of driving and then unit has to set for about thirty to forty five minutes and once calipers release unit can be driven with no problem for a considerable distance (around 15-20 miles) and nothing goes wrong...
1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on
The truck sat in airport parking lot for four days. When the cust returned it had a dead battery and when he tryed to jump it would not start just cranked over! when I got it replaced battery four years old! turned on the key the fuel pump just ran and would n... Trouble codes: P342, P1602
1998 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L high idle/timing VIN: 2CNBJ1867W
This is a real brain buster. Originally arrived with a driveability: no power/barely runs. We confirmed vehicle drove, but topped out at about 10 mph. To make a long story short we discovered the motor to be a japanese crate motor and the old engine distributo...
2002 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L battery draw VIN: 2CNBJ13C12
FIRST TIME HELP REQUEST!!! no driving problems whatsoever,no check engine light, battery goes dead over night. The main relay clicks like crazy, if you ground the pcm ground side, it stops but then the EGR vlave clicks under the hood, along with other sensors ...
2004 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L ABS & Brake lights VIN: 1GNCT18XX4
Vehicle came in with both Brake and ABS lights going on and off when driving over 5MPH. Found history fault for RF WSS. Replaced RF bearing and no change---Un-plugged both front sensors and problem still present, ABS light will come on but then both will begin...
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1B7GL22XXY
Greetings to all the brilliant minds who are ready and willing to give an answer to my dilemma. This truck came to me after someone had put a cat on it. I think I have the answer but before I give my poor customer a heart attack I would like to run this one by...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB11Y8Y
Van came in with a P0505 code. Found iac pintle sticking so iac was replaced. Cleared codes and test drove van and all was ok. Came back 2 days later with P0505 code again. IAC was working fine. Checked wiring to and from ecm for short to power and short to gr... Trouble codes: P0505
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44R82
This van has a missfire on cylinder #1 all of the time. No injector drive at #1 injector connector. 12 volts to injector is good. No ground from PCM. I found and repaired about eight bare wires which were touching each other in the injector harness near the co... Trouble codes: P0201 (Injector drive problem)
2003 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, limp mode VIN: WD2YD34122
This 2002 Sprinter goes into limp mode every 2 to 5 miles. Once it goes into limp mode it has to be reset by turning off engine and restarting. Then it will run fine for another 2 to 5 miles. I cannot comunicate with ECM with DRB III scanner. The codes above w... Trouble codes: P2316, P2400, P2401, P2310, P2311, P2312
1989 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y5K
Hi we have this truck in the shop and when we hook up the scanner it will not power it up.The only way to get the scanner on is to ground the white and red wire.When I ground the white and red to #2 on the plug I get codes 11 and 67 by the engine light flashin...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Converter, O.D. VIN: 1FMZU34E1W
This trans was rebuilt a year ago and has about 10,000 miles on it. It came in yesterday with o.d. light flashing. it had these codes, p0134-gear 4 incorrect ratio, p0735- gear5 incorrect ratio, p0741- tcc sysem stuck off. I can energize the solenoids with my ...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L 1-2 Shift VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Installed reman trans and on test drive the vehicle exhibited a harsh 1-2 shift under normal to medium throttle take offs...light throttle heavy throttle take offs the trans shifts fine...all other shifts are occurring normally. Scanned vehicle with IDS and mo...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L colume VIN: 1FTPF17L61
hello techs i have a ford 01 f150 that the stering colume shifter seams loose,it some times wont start no signal to the starter solinoid, move the shifter back and forth then some times will start,what in the stering colume needs to be replaced and what do you...
2002 Ford Thunderbird 3.9L fan assemblie VIN: 1FAHP60A22
Have this Thunderbird that came in w/CK engine light on and engine overheated. Dtc test showed p1285 and p1299, ENGINE OVERHEAT CONDITION. coolant was full and no obvious signs as to why engine overheated, so we replace cooling fan assemble as per all data TSB...
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FMZA52483
Hey Ford Tech. Need Some Help. We Have Had this Van In For Multiple Repairs that are listed. Trying To Figure Out If There Is A PCM Update For Idle Strategy For This Windstar. The Van Stalls At Idlle. (More When AC Is On) We Replaced Idle Air Control Valve 3 D... Trouble codes: P1633 (KAM Low Voltage), P1507 (Prevous Code Until Replacement Of IAC), N0TE
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L no accel VIN: 1FTNW21P64
Hi, folks. This 6.0L diesel came in with a complaint of intermittent no acceleration/poor acceleration. IDS self test showed all 8 injector circuit codes, P0611 FICM performance code, P2614 and P2617 CKP and CMP codes. I watched FICM data on the road test and ... Trouble codes: P0026, P0611 (FICM performance), P2614, P2617
2006 Ford F-450 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXF46P66
hey all came from dealer customer wanted a second opinion! we got it on a hook no start! try starting got codes for crank and cam sensor (typical codes for long cranking on this engine. ids show no cam crank sync and no ficm sync icp pressure during crank is ... Trouble codes: P2614
2007 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L IC, PCM, ABS, AirBag TCM, Test Port, Vehicle Power VIN: 1FMFU15567
Friend bought his vehicle where a dealership dropped this vehicle off in his driveway 1wk after purchase after many excuses why he could not pick vehicle up. Upon his first drive after vehicle was dropped off it went into limp mode, barely ran, trans would not...
2011 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L intermittent loss of power steering VIN: 1FTFX1EF3B
We have this f150 that had no problems until to day the power steering goes and comes somtimes will work for hours then wont work for a few min then work again then might not work for hours then work again real random has not been in any acitents. I scanned fo...
2012 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.8L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FDXE4FS1C
Looking for trustworthy ford guys here. I'm a mobile truck mechanic and my work truck has been misfiring since day 1. I'm noticing it more after highway driving when I come to a stop there is a DEAD misfire until I rev the engine. I plugged my scanner in and f...
1993 GMC P3500 6.2L Turn Signal VIN: J8DC4B1K1P
Vehicle has no turn-signals or hazards when running or key in run position with engine off. Hazards work when key is turn to Acc postion. Wiring diagrams difficult to locate. Plugged in a new switch assembly, did not work. Anyone know off hand what my problem ...
2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L Unknown VIN: 1GTHK23D96
This Duramax is leaking oil at the EGR valve. 20,000 miles ago the dealer replaced the EGR motor for a leak and recommended removing the K&N air intake. Now the engine is leaking at the EGR again, but does not appear to be coming from the motor. I would like t...
2007 GMC Canyon WT 2.9L Crankshaft Bearing VIN: 1GTCS14927
After timing chain tensioner replacement,vehicle still setting P0017. Customer informed us that another shop replaced Cam Actuator Solenoid (Twice with OE unit) and found screen missing on the original actuator. Yes in hindsight we should have replaced the cam...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions
car is failing smog test, high nox on 15 mph on 25 mph it will pass, check egr valve and is ok, test egr position sensor and it did pass, test egr solenoid and used another one and it is ok,when testing vacuum suply it will work inconsistent, on lower speed. a...
1998 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: JHLRD1858W
This vehicle came in when hot, will not run,bogs down,loss of power and backfires.When cold car runs perfectly until reaches temperature of 104c. no codes presently. Trouble codes: P0301, P0303, P0505
2000 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L compressor VIN: JHLRD2843Y
here is one for u honda techs, came in with complaint about ac blows hot after about [...] of drive time. on my initial test drive ac did blow cold then it started blowing warm 20min into test drive. it blew warm about 3-5 minutes then started cold again. ...
2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No ecm communication VIN: 5FNRL18904
We got the car and our scanner would not communicate either we can talk to the abs and air bag computers. Checked all fuses and found good, performed AllData flow chart. We have battery voltage on DLC terminal 16, Battery voltage between terminals 4 and 16, Ba...
2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Charging VIN: KMHWF25S93
This Sonata will not charge. It has about 11 volts running with a new battery. The battery light comes on with the key and stays out while running. I have no codes. I have power at three of four wires at the alternator. The fused wires to the alternator are go...
2005 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHWF35H95
This car came to us about 3,000 miles ago with a p0302 code. We replaced the plugs and wires and did a motorvac service. Since then it has been back with a 2 and 5 cylinder misfire. We replaced the 2/5 coil and sent it back out. Now it is back with a p0305, p0... Trouble codes: P0305, P0302, P0300
2006 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHET46C26
Customer came in with p0456 small evap leak, wanted us to smoke it to find a leak, started with mitchell flow chart for p0456. Tested purge solenoid. With the key on the purge solenoid would be on (barely heard it clicking) checked and found 4.2 volts on the g... Trouble codes: P0456 (Evap system small leak)
2004 Isuzu Ascender Limited 4.2L All Cluster Components,etc. VIN: 4NUES16S94
Hi Everyone Thanks in advance for your help! This vehicle came in for A/C Blowing out defrost only, and instrument cluster problems. Sometimes gauges work, sometimes not. Various dash lights (Air bag, Abs, etc)on/off/on/off. We replaced Mode Door actuator and...
1999 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L radio VIN: 1J4FF28S8X
Radio turns on and lights up stereo light comes on, picks up a good singal no sound, dosn't pop or crack through speakers. Pluged in another radio same thing, doesn't seem to have amp looked under l-h rear seat.
2007 Jeep Commander (Truck) Limited 5.7L 4x4 system VIN: 1J8HG58257
This commander has the message "service four wheel drive" on the instrument cluster. The message only shows up occasionally when the key is turned on. Only code in any module is b2185 stored in central gateway. All gearbox fluids are like new. Any help will be...
1983 Land Rover 110 2.5L fuse panel VIN: SALLDHHG7A
I need some help from the other side of the pond. I have here an 83 Land Rover 110, European model, as it is right hand drive. I am looking for several pieces of info. Here goes. First off, most of the electrical accessories are inoperative, and I have found ...
1995 Mazda MPV L 3.0L high nox VIN: JM3LV5224S
lambda .9992 air fuel ratio 14.69
1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Unknown VIN: WDBGA32E7R
auto cam in for belt making noise. replaced belt and tensior noise went away but alc compressor won't engage. if you put on defrost it works. have no power to it. when i hot wire it its gets real cold.
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Airbag VIN: WDBJF65JX1
Car came in with a SRS light on, Last time it came in with this issue the previous tech put a clock spring in it. The Code is B1859-Drivier's airbag firing circuit resistance too high. I have pulled down the airbag, clock spring, and wiring to the SRS module t...
2007 Mercedes-Benz C350 4Matic 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF87H87
Car came in with codes po172 p0175. I replaced maf sensor drove and same codes came back. Fuel pressure is good. I don't think o2 sensors are bad since its both banks. also if i induce a vacuum leak o2 sensor react to it. Thanks for your help Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
1997 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L pats/security system VIN: 1MELM53S3V
Car came in as a no start (engine cranks), and injectors clicking with KOEO. The check engine light blinks with the injectors clicking and the theft light is blinking fast.. Customer states that fuel pump was replaced and had 2 keys programed at ford dealershi...
2007 Pontiac G6 GT 3.9L any forward gear VIN: 1G2ZH35147
Vehicle will only work in reverse. No forward movement. I can go to manual shift and it works perfectly. There are 2 fuses for tcm in the underhood fuse block but they are both good. It appears that it does not have a range selector switch at the trans. I woul...
2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JF1GG29624
Good morning, We need some help here, 2004 WRX was highly modified from a used car lot that we do rpairs for, we have never before not been able to correct an emissions failure. as you can see the GPM are very high so the problem should be obvious.--Fyi limits... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean bank 1)
2003 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Electronic VIN: 1NXBR32E33
hi guys i have a 2003 toyota corrola code p0770 shift solenoid e i replaced the valve body with all the solenoid i drove the car for 2 days and the code came up back i check all the wiring their is a bulletin to replaced the pcm and the transaxle but the trans...
2007 Toyota Prius Touring 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDKB20U17
Frequent misfire #4 cylinder at 1000 rpm or below, very occasional misfire on #2 cylinder. Besides mil (or pending codes)and poor idle, everything works fine. Thanks in advance for your help. Trouble codes: P0304 (misfire 4 cylinder)
2008 Toyota Tacoma 2.7L Turn signals and Hazard lights VIN: 5TENX22N18
Fuse for turn signal and hazard lights blows as soon as replaced. According to wiring diagram there is a black/yellow wire from turn/hazard fuse to the flasher. Figured I would disconnect flasher and install fuse and still blows. My question...there appears to...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L p0411 VIN: 3VWDD21CXY
I have tested whole air system and all test fine. any help great Trouble codes: P0411 (Secondary air injection)
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L a/c compressor VIN: 3VWCB21C62
compressor locked up and no longer working( faulty part).I replaced the compressor and now has no power to compressor and no power output from a/c module. have installed a new fan module/ac module. replaced the high pressure switch and the fan switch which is ...
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L backpressure sensor VIN: 3VWRL7AJ8A
CEL was on for the exhaust flap valve. Valve was completley seized. Replaced valve, light stayed off for a few days. Came back in with trouble code P0470, which was for the exhaust backpressure sensor. Replaced sensor with dealer part. This is the sensor on th...

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1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Discharge air VIN: JH4DC4454S
Thanks to all for the responses! Removed rubber suction hose and am able to blow through both ways. But hold it up to the light and you can NOT see through it one way, turn it around and you CAN see through it. You can also actually see where the hose is comin...
2008 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 5GAEV23728
Thanks for all the help, i can not tell you what the problem was because the ''used car lot'' does not want to put any more money it in. i was going to check the timing next. i feel it is off, my reasoning is because i checked every thing else out with not pr...
1955 Chevrolet Bel Air 3.8L Starting VIN: C55T186464
WOW so many replys.Special thanks to Robert who scaned his old motor manual and sent it to me.As soon as i seen the wiring diag i was able to wire it properly.As so many sugested it was wired wrong because cust had removed starter but in his words it worked gr...
1996 Chevrolet Impala SS 5.7L Oil Pressure VIN: 1G1BL52PXT
Well thanks for all the suggestions. First i was not the first tech to take this apart so i never saw the original gasket which from the dealer is a metal gasket. The dorman kit we have been using to replace the gasket was a paper/cork type gasket. As you gues...
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Lock Cylinder VIN: 3GNEK13TX2
2003 Dodge Sprinter 3500 2.7L Compressor VIN: WD2YD54213
We unhooked rear a/c and recharged front with proper amount. System cools to 56 in stall and 49-50 on the road. I am sending customer to a local bus shop for installation of second compressor for rear unit.
1993 Ford Ranger STX 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FTCR14U2P
Thanks for the input. Went with just a seal. After talking with the customer some more found out that it only leak the one day in the garage. It had been driven really hard the day befor (in 100 degreee heat). So I am calling this one fixxed. Thanks again, Sta...
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Cooling VIN: 1D0NTKN0WW
Hey guys, Problem solved. At the customers request we replaced the water pump. The fins on the water pump were fine and the thermostat wasn't the problem. While we had the water pump off we took the liberty of running some water through the radiator. Some ...
2005 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW145X5
Thanks to all of you. I was really upside down on this because I am GM trained and GM will not set a circuit fault when it is really a hard fault. Justin [...] can go to the froint of the class on this one. We monitored the waveform for the right and left ca... Trouble codes: P0340 (p0344-), P0344 (testing and results).
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L timing chain VIN: 1FMPU165X5
Thank you to the members that informed me that ford uses the gauge as an idiot light now. I was completely unaware. When I changed the oil, there was a lot of aluminum in it. I am assuming that the aluminum came from when the chain was rubbing on the timing co...
2006 Ford E-250 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNE24W86
as part of the sending unit their is a pressure relief valve that was stuck closed. It allowed the fuel pressure to build initially then is stuck in a closed type position. most of the fuel pumped was bleeding back in to the tank. replaced the sending unit Trouble codes: P0191.
2007 Ford Focus SES 2.0L Long-Crank Time VIN: 1FAFP34N47
Thank you for all of your responses. I wish I could add additional information, but the customer informed us the car has not been acting up, and to top it off, their mother died and they are having to deal with that family issue as well, so I have not been abl...
1996 Honda Civic DX 1.6L engine VIN: 2HGEJ6342T
Thanks to everyone who responded but the solution was very simple: flooding. After double checking the ground wire was attached to the thermostat housing and reconfirming that all cylinders were receiving a spark I removed each spark plug and discovered they w...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L 1ST and Reverse only VIN: 4S2DM58W72
It was summized that the trans did have an internal failure and the customer opted to get rid of the vehicle rather then fixing it!
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Instrument Gauge VIN: 1J4GR48K16
1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L unknowm VIN: JT8BF12G6T
Thanks for all the input from everyone. Frank & Charles nailed it. It was a cooling fan issue. The fan would only turn at a slow speed & only slighltly faster when reving the engine. The fix was simple. the solenoid valve on the pump was not connected. An over...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L network down, widows,temp gauge, a/c inop VIN: JTJHF10UX1
The customer contacted her insurance provider. They determined the car was struck by lightening and had it sent back to lexus dealer
1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L abs
after a lot of stuffing around,i found that the instrument cluster had previously been removed,and the ABS and washer low level lights were mixed around,and the level sensor was crook,so the light stayed on,so if the customer had only told me about previuous r...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBJF72F1V
Thanks to all that helped. iATN is the best! We got a lot of good suggestions. There appears to be a lot of problems with the dual distributors that some of these vehicles have. Ours, however, had a direct ignition system with eight ignition coils. Another pro...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L will not shift into park intermint VIN: WDBUF83JX6
Customer brought vehicle back in could not duplicate problem, scanned all computers no codes in any module, customer stated never happened again. I did nothing to vehicle.
1997 Mercury Villager (Van) GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV1118V
Thank you for taking the time to assist me on this problem. When all was said and done, the customer declined the repairs due to the fact that the vehicle needed much more work besides these problems. Worked out good for me because I would have had to get a te... Trouble codes: P0136, P0141, P0325.
1993 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Drive-axles VIN: JN8HD17Y0P
Thank you for all of your responses. The vehicle is completely stock and at stock ride height. The alignment is within specifications. Cannot find anything out of the ordinary, so I am going with inexpensive parts. Will speak with the customer and determine if...
2002 Other Chrysler Chrysler 2.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WD2YD34122
vehicle has not returned for further diagnosis and repairs. I am leaning towards an EGR valve.
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1P4GP44R6V
Still looking for a fix. I now have two of these vans doing the same thing. I can get this van to run by playing with the cam sensor, the engine does not run well but runs. Both sensors are OEM. The scan tool shows that both sensors are there but not in sinc. ... Trouble codes: P0171, P1494, P1495.
2005 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Cel VIN: WP0AA29905
I have to close this request without a fix.My customer had friends at the porsche dealer so I sent him there.Many thanks to Nicholas who suggested smoking the intake,which I did,and a possible bad MAF,which I strongly suspect.Thanks also to Ron who also suspec...
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Radio VIN: YS3ED55E31
By entering the DICE module I was able to change the vin in the vehicle to the VIN of the donor vehicle . This allows you to divorce the radio. After that I changed the VIN back to the correct one for the vheicle and divorced and married the radio and it works...
2005 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L cim VIN: YS3FB49525
Thanks for replying. Got a cim from 05 & all is well. LKQ sells complete column with a key for $150. Got the steering lock & air bag also. They didn't secure the wheel so the srs contact had to be swapped. Bought new key case & key blank from auto transponder....
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5TDZT34A21
Unfortunately we have not yet fixed this vehicle. The customer wants to wait for it to get worse to pursue it any further. In answer to questions posed, following is what we did: 1. Tested compression - good all cylinders. 2. Customer had replaced plugs. Th...
2008 Volkswagen Jetta City 2.0L Cruise control VIN: 3VWTK49M88
Well ,the probem is fixed. I first of all want to thank everyone for taking the time to offer help and possible fixes. As i said in my post , the car was from auction with lower mileage so bad wiring wasn't even a consideration based on mileage and the fact t...
2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VW3L7AJ8B
Well Guys I installed A new EGR valve (N18) and that fixed the problem. what is still confusing to me is that the new valve ohm's out bad @ pin 2&6 12.9 ohms & pins 1&5 171.2 Specs * 2 and 6 should be 18.5 ohms, +/- 1.3 ohms. * 1 and 5 should be 175.6 ohm... Trouble codes: P1413 (004 - Performance Malfunction).
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