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2004 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Engine VIN: WAULC68E64
HELP!! This car has a vibration in reverse & drive at idle, its smooth in neutral & park (can feel in body,seat and steering wheel). Replaced engine & trans mounts with audi parts. Adusted front snub mount up, down & center (even took it off completly) with no...
1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBAGH8334X
Customer brouth the car in & thought its overheating because the temp gauge goes all to the way to red, after inspection we found no overheat issue, but the issue is when you start car & let it idle more than 1 minute, temp gauge goes all the way to hot & the ...
2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Unknown VIN: 5UXFB53515
Hi BMW Techs, We have a situation with the brake pedal after replacing the brake vacuum pump because oil leaked from the pump up into the booster. We replaced the vacuum pump, the line to the booster, master cylinder and the booster. The brakes were bleed ac...
1996 Chevrolet C3500 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBJC34J9T
Truck came in for mil light on - p1345 crank/cam correlation. No driveability problems what-so-ever. Cleared code, came back with-in seconds of engine restart. Found tsb for this code with revised flow chart diagnosis. Followed flow chart and i feel i have hit... Trouble codes: P1345 (Crankshaft position / camshaft position sensor correlation)
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Hesitation, Misfire, studders VIN: 2G1WF55E31
This vehicle when shifting at 2800-3200 rpm would shudder/pop/and misfire. If I pull it down in 1 or 2 and accelerate to that rpm range it will act up consistantly. After unplugging egr went away. replaced egr and checked passages same result
2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDX03E82
Greetings fellow techs, Got one in today that has us scratching our heads a little bit. 2002 Chevy Venture Van with a ton of miles (278048) and beat to death was towed in. Customer stated the van just died while driving. Van will not crank with the key-everyth... Trouble codes: U1000, U1096, U1040, U1305
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1GCHK23183
Customer stated at times the vehicle will begin to run rough even misfire according to the customer, he informed me that the vehicle has a bully dog "triple dog" so i ask him to return it factory settings, he did so and i cleared the codes and ask him to drive... Trouble codes: P0234 (Turbo overboost), P0500 (Vss error), P1094 (fuel rail low wheel idle or fuel cut), P1621
2006 Chevrolet Uplander LS 3.5L C0040 Rt front wheel speed sensor fault
This van has the ABS light coming on randomnly. The code is C0040- RF wheel speed sensor circuit fault. We tested according to AllData and the replace the rt front Hub Assyl. Drove a couple miles and the code came on again. Cleared code and drove prox 15 miles...
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Fan VIN: 3A4FY48B86
No ac, had no freon. Found liquid line leak. While charging find no radiator cooling fan working. With scan tool can't turn fan relay number 1 on, but with all outputs on with scan tool fan cycles on and off. Can't find any location of fan relays with alldata,...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF13Y91
This one is driving me crazy. After running Mitchell's flow chart for "shorted to voltage codes" and preforming some tests that aren't in the book, everything pointed to a bad PCM. New PCM - No fix. Tried different O2 sensors - No fix. PCM data reads 4.8v all ... Trouble codes: P0132 (1/1 O2 sensor shorted to voltage), P0037 (1/2 O2 sensor heater circuit low), P0031 (1/1 O2 sensor heater circuit low), P0138 (1/2 O2 sensor shorted to voltage), P1494 (LDP switch or mechanical fault), P0135 (1/1 O2 sensor heater failure)
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B7GG22X61
this truck got a hesitation when we accelerate the customer tell me that he crank the engine and it check the oil pressure and when the pressure goes higher then always the truck will hesitate when i will go with it.i am not able to duplicate the trouble , the... Trouble codes: P0442
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23681
Hello everyone, This tenant of mine buys used cars at auctions and this 2001 Dodge Ram2500 Pickup (5.9L Turbo Diesel - 24 Valve Cummins Engine); this vehicle had been upside down in a river due to an accident and this customer of ours purchased the vehicle in...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.7L no power VIN: 3D7KU28D84
this truck came in with no power , no throttle responce, and no codes, and the lighting light flashing, I replaceed the throttle body about nine months ago ,now I replace it and only lasted two days. has anyone seen this problem , thanks for any help.
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L Vibration at 45 to 65 mph VIN: 3D7KS28C96
Please help - it will be appreciated! We have a load related heavy vibration between 45 to 60 mph on this 2006 Dodge 2500 Cummins pickup. Putting the truck on the lift, and running the wheels, we can see that only the rear wheels are turning (appears to be the...
2007 Dodge Dakota ST 3.7L Misfire VIN: 1D7HE22K07
customers concern is a very intermitant rough idle, as well as sluggish acceleration. DTC's P0202, P0204, tested wires for shorted together, shorted to ground, for opens, and shorts to power, wiring all ok. checked resistance of both fuel injectors, one read 1... Trouble codes: P0202, P0204
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMZU32E4W
this truck came in on a hook with a no start.checked fireing no fire checked fuses replaced crank pos. still no change.took it to the ford dealer thay repro the comp&keys it cranked up and ran thay said for a few min then cut off but cranked back up thay wante...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L gem VIN: 1FMZU35P9X
ok has codes B1834 & B1352 hard codes come right back after clear. Problem, key on seat belt on lights on or off all doors cloused, the chime will sound after about 45 seconds,it will sound 5 times then be off for approx 45 seconds, all pids ook good no proble...
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Vacuum VIN: 1FBSS31L3Y
The van came in for "not cooling" I found that it's blowing out the defrost all the time. I traced to problem to the vacuum line from the resevior to the controls. Seems somehow either the line just fell off, or the cansiter/resevior is broken. Is there any "q...
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L New PATS key VIN: 1FMNU43S2Y
Customer has only one key for the vehicle. Ordered a new key from local Ford dealer. When the new key is cycled in the ignition code B1600 is logged. Checked and removed extra aftermarket security device, no remote start. Original key continues to work. Securi...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Drl VIN: 1FMYU93133
Customer returned after module replacement with complaint of headlights[drl] not turning off with key. Basic testing with identifix pointed to headlamp switch.Multi function switch came in and customer returned vehicle. after idling for an hour I still couldn'...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAHP56S43
I have a cutomer complaint of surging idle. I found AC compressor was short cycling due to low freon. Customer took vehicle and returned 10 min later saying it was doing the same thing. I inspected the vehicle while the cutomer was there and she explained it w...
2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU70E03
Hi and thanks for looking I have an Explorer Sport that is becomming a problem. The vehicle stalls under acceleration but it only does this in forward gear put it in reverse and it will smoke the tires. The Theft light comes on and it's like shutting off the k...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FDWE35P95
crank/no start, with code P0611 i repalced FICM from no injector pulse, still same problem FICMMPWR drops to 2.0V any assistace would be great
2005 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Random no-crank condition, theft light flashes VIN: 1FMYU03135
The customer has a random no-start condition where turning the ignition key has no effect (it will not crank). By removing the key -or- waiting -or- lock/unlock -or- waiting the car will start and operate normally. Of course we expect these are random coincide...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Not Charging VIN: 1FDWE35P35
Vehicle is not putting out over 9 volts at alternator it has been replaced three times and nothing has changed, batterys have been replaced and no difference!!
1993 GMC C1500 Sierra SLE 4.3L Temperature Door VIN: 2GTEC19Z2P
Hello dear IATN staff, we are working on a 1993 gmc sierra with automatic a/c system, the a/c and heater works, but when engine is started, there is a kicking sound cumming from the a/c evaporator housing, it sounds like the door actuator is trying to keep pus...
2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Stall VIN: 3GKEC16Z23
I dont have a whole lot of information the car just shuts off driving down the road the last time it happened was after about 10 miles of driving, both times it happened to me it restarted right away, my customer said it was hard to start a few times after sta...
2004 Hummer H2 6.0L Ignition Cylinder VIN: 5GRGN23U04
Key will go into and out of ignition lock cylinder but not turn. None of vehicles keys will work now in ignition. I have a new cylinder but need to be able to rotate it 1 more time to get it out. I have tried spraying brake clean and compressed air into cylind...
1993 Jeep Wrangler S 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4FY19P1P
Electronic Spark timing fluctuates between 32deg. and 15 deg. @ 2500 rpms no load idle. The same condition occures @ 800 rpm idle with less timing variation and base timing @ 20 deg. to 10 deg. Any help on which direction to take on diagnoises? Trouble codes: 52 (sustained rich f/a condition)
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4GW58N6Y
This jeep started out by stalling intermittently & immediately restarting. eventually it stalled & would stay dead for several hours at a time. when it stalled it would loose PCM communication & the 5v ref but would communicate w/all other modules, code in BCM...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4GW48S3Y
Hello everyone. This jeep has a cold only problem. the problem will occur for anywhere between 15 and 30 secs. it was colder this morning at 50 degrees and problem occured for about 2mins. What i noticed yesterday when it was happening was manifold vacc is low...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L airbag VIN: JTJGF10UX1
Hi Lexus techs, we have a rx300 that intermitently sets a b1141 left side airbag sensor code. after the code was cleared the first time it took over 3 weeks to return. I a pin check on the harness and swapped the the right and left side airbag sensors as they...
2004 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1LNHM86S84
Vehicle exhibited low idle, driver would need to feather throttle at stop light or around corner or would quit. Would immediately restart. Also exhibited condition with intermittent lack of power at hwy speeds. Would lose power, lift off accelerator power woul...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L Transmission VIN: 1YVFP84C04
Vehicle came in with customer complaint that vehicle quit on her, battery light had come on. Customer managed to get vehicle jump started and brought into us, she did notice while driving into us that transmission went into limp mode. Scanned system and found ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L No Start VIN: WDBGA51E9N
LAte to the party on this, I am posting for one of my techs, so will relate the story the best I can, vehicle came in 2 months ago with slight miss and battery going dead,tech found spark plugs wells filled with oil and he replaced v/c gaskets, plugs, wires, d...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Hesitation VIN: WDBFA61E2P
This car came in with a hesitation when accelerating from a stop. During test drive the problem never happened. When it cool down, the car hesitates when taking off from a stop, once its driven 4 to 5 blocks the problem is gone. Its is consistent when cooled d...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Blower and vent controller VIN: WDBHA28E3S
The customer called and said the center vent was shutting of and it would only come out of the side vents on the dash. By the time she got to the shop the blower was non-op completely. We replaced the blower regulator and the blower came back but the center ve...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L Heat VIN: 4JGAB72E61
The blend door actuator moves to the heat position and will not move back. The flaps are free and not broken. We have tried a new actuator, the relay box for the ac controls, the control head and lastly the All Activity Module. We had no communication with the...
2005 Mini Cooper S 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: WMWRE33475
Hello all I have got this Mini here that keeps setting this p1239 code. I do not have any repair info for this code in Mitchell. Code returns as soon as it is cleared. Data values are 991 hPa KOEO for both the air pressure and air pressure before compressor on... Trouble codes: P1239 (pressure sensor intake manifold before compresor input too low with engine off)
1992 Mitsubishi Expo LRV 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA3CV20D4N
Hello everyone, Customer came into the shop with his 1992 Mitbubishi Expo - after looking at the vehicle yesterday in the shop the vehicle would idle rough and inspected the ignition system and it is okay; however, after the vehicle comes up to the normal ope...
1992 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.0L Hesitation, low to no power VIN: JA3XC57B9N
Hello Mistubishi Tech's. I need help on this one. I have had the car for weeks now. It came in on the hook due to very low power. It barely had enough power to move it into the shop but it starts right up and idles nearly perfect. I diagnosed the computer as t...
2001 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1N6ED27T51
vehicle came not running,I was able to started,but after about 3 minutes it started sputtering,running rough and it just dye out,I ATTACHED a fuel pressure gauge,and started up again running it had 35 psi fuel pressure,then after 1 minute it dye out again,I re...
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L lifters VIN: 1G3NF52E4X
Hey guys Im a little ashamed asking about this that I should know how to.I did a head job on this car because it overheated and lost compression.put it back together and know the lifters nock real bad and I get po300 engine runnig rough, Im almost certain that...
2001 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L vtd VIN: 2G2FS22KX1
morning all.vehicle came in with security light on soild.i can not comunicate with bcm using the tech2.all powers,grounds are good.i can get into all other modules.the car does start and run fine.i replaced the bcm w/gm unit,now the security light flashes,trie...
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT1 3.8L misc body VIN: 2G2WP52204
Car was bruoght in from body shop. After being lightly damaged in left front nothing works. No crank,windows,radio,etc. Scan for data cannot communicate with BCM. Followed diagnostics and thought I had a bad BCM. Got a remanufactured BCM from GM and called our...
2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 3.4L Starting VIN: 1G2NF52E74
this came in today coustomer complaining about poorpower and horible gas mileage, convter was glowing. ran diagnostics found no codes, history u1000 class 2 data link malfuction, eninge has no ignition until about 15sec of cranking (gradualy comes to life). ca...
2006 Pontiac G6 3.5L cruise control VIN: 1G2ZG55836
Hello I don't have alot of time working on cableless throtle yet so don't know what to check next.I checked on the scanner and saw that the switch worked when in engine all buttons worked.But when I go to trans data the cruise and the track are off and when I ...
1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Lean
No codes stored engine runs to lean checked for vacuum leaks none found ref. voltage to o2 is .6v ok o2 sensor output voltage is .3v and when i connect it to the harness the computer drives the system lean .035v and the engine starts to misfire and pop out the...
2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L trans. hard shift VIN: JF1SG696X4
looking for phase2 [...] low duty trans.solenoid.Dealer says valve body only no solenoid available.Any help would be appreciated.
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JT4RN13P9R
Thanks in advance for any help.. while accelerating after shifting gears, this truck hesitates like its lacking fuel. holding back if you will... then around 3400 - 3600 rpm it all seems to kick in and run fine. i suspected TPS and unplugged it. the truck ran ...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L n02 VIN: 3VWSA81H4V
Vehicle was towed in as a no start. We found battery was dead and replaced. Charging system is in spec. On the dash messsage center is N02 and we cannot communicate with the instrument cluster. We are able to comm. with all other modules. I need to know what t...
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWPD63B72
PLEASE HELP...THIS CAR IS DRIVING ME NUTS. The customer towed the car in with the complaint that it would turn over and not start. The ABS light is on when i get in the car and the key is on. I tried to communicate with the vehicle but couldnt so i went throug...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L EGR Vac Regulator VIN: 3VWSP69M32
I'm not real hip on VW diesels But it surges and smokes at idle I have narrowed it down to the egr system the vac regulator solenoid stays on even after throttle is returned to idle power will stay there for several minutes then turns off With a test light Ful...

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2003 Audi A4 1.8L fuel pump noise VIN: WAUVC68E73
As most suggested, I started with the fuel filter (oem), the car has been gone a few days now, I just called him and he says no more noise! Woohoo! Thanks guys Rob
1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L No Start VIN: 2G4WB52K3X
This one is fixed with a Labotomy. Disconnecting the battery all night seems to be what has the injectors back on line - at least I have no other explanation as to what did the trick... Turns out the coolant leak was more severe than I anticipated - ended up d... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire General).
1971 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu 5.7L Fuel Gauge
Still trying to figure this out. Special thanks to Steve from Power Electronics who took the time to contact me by phone and is still helping with advice and tests to try. Thanks to everyone else who responded. I'll update the post after we get it figured out....
1984 Chevrolet P30 7.4L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GBJP37W4E
Hey guys, so here's the deal. Base timing and total advance were dead on, the cam was inspected during the rebuild and deamed okay, correct break-in procedure and oil were used and, the carb was rebuilt as suggested. Once the carb was back on it ran worse than...
2006 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 5.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, Reduced Power, Locks VIN: 1GNEK13T56
Hi again, everyone, and thanks again for your help. I'm happy to report that this vehicle is fixed. I probably should've posted this help request earlier, since I found the problem on my own as soon as I posted it. Funny how that works sometimes, isn't it. Ho... Trouble codes: U0107 (Lost communication with Throttle Actuator Control TAC Module), U1000 (Class 2 Datalink fault), C0244 (EBCM control valve/PWM delay torque fault), C0240 (EBCM fault/PCM indicates TCS fault), C0196 (Yaw rate circuit fault), C0455 (Steering wheel position sensor fault).
2002 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L Air bag light VIN: 2C8GP64L52
Thanks for all the help. It did turn out to be the clock spring and the seat belt pretensioner. Once I found out what the resistance was supposed to be and checked out my tool with my meter it was easy. Thanks again to everyone.
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY78G73
Well, Im going to have to close this one without a fix. As in the original post,I was never able to duplicate the original concern. I volt dropped all the wires, (Vref, signal and ground) for the TPS as well as the MAP sensor. I dont have access to a scope to ... Trouble codes: P0121 (TPS rationality), P0300 (Random misfires).
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Compressor VIN: 3A4FY48B56
Thanks to all for the help received. I am at a loss at this point. I did access the TIPM and found there was no signal from the ECM to the TIPM. If I ground the wire to the TIPM's internal A/C relay, the clutch will engage & the A/C works just fine. I know thi...
2006 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L Air Bag Light VIN: 1A4GP45R06
OK guys, here's the story on this one. Most suggested a different scan tool in order to properly read the codes so I pulled out my old trusty Snap-On MT3500. Once I plugged that scan tool in in attempt to retrieve the codes, the air bag light suddenly went off...
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L brake warning VIN: 3A4FY58B06
tried a used cluster did not work, tried cutting the brake sense wire to cluster the light was still on. i believe the problem lies inside the under hood junction block where the brake fluid lvl sense wires end up going. i couldnt find anything that shows what...
2006 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L ABS light VIN: 2A8GP5ALX6
My Genysis scan tool does refer to the front crash sensors as Satellite Acceleration Sensors. There is one at the outside of front of both the left and right frame rails immediately behind the bumper and visible through the air inlets of it. These sensors and ...
2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L No cold airm and high pressures (both high and low VIN: 3A4FY58B17
Hello fellow 'techies', I am glad to have this post closed now; after replacing the compressor (as many of you had thought - even as I had assumed due to the high pressure readings on both the low side and high side gauge sides). After replacing the compress...
1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3HD46F4T
Well I am not going to let it languish any longer and close this help request. I received replies suggesting an idle air control motor,but when the vehicle quits, it is while moving , so I doubt that is the issue. I also heard possibilities such as wiring harn...
2003 Dodge Dakota Sport 3.9L right singaling too fast VIN: 1D7HL38X83
1995 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start
Thanks for all your help guys.Checked ground signal at dist. and it was fine.Had signal going into PCM but nothing coming out to injectors.Replaced PCM and runs great.Thanks to all who replied.Sorry for the confusion about the fire and fuel.The fuel pump would...
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L rear HVAC controls VIN: 2FMZA524X2
Well, this Windstar is fixed. The problem ended up being the REM module. Brought the vehicle back into the shop today and the rear HVAC controls had started working all by themselves. After running the system for a few minutes, the rear controls started acting...
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14V06
Thanks guys, we rechecked oil pressure, when warm, idle dipped to about 450 in gear and this brought the pressure to about 20, then the left cam advances 60 degrees,cleaned mass airflow, helped to increase idle speed added lucas to oil upon customers request, ... Trouble codes: P00, 345 (Cam sensor not pick up).
2006 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Rear brakes VIN: 1FMEU75896
Thanx to all who responded.I started over Thursday morning by clearing DTCs again and, go figure, I could disable the TracAssist with the dash button and road test the vehicle. Then it was easy to see the LF WSS drop out. I am convinced that the original contr...
2004 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L 4wd System VIN: 3GKFK16T64
well thanks to every body. i went and replace the encorer disconnect the battery for a minute or two and it fix the problem the truck is fine now
2006 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GKES16S66
2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JNKCP11A8Y
The car is fixed but I do not know why. OK, I know that for Nissans Napa MAF sensors are junk, as are O'Reilly's and Autozone. (don't laugh at me please). We are in a small town in Missouri and all parts from other vendors are an hour away or more. The ... Trouble codes: P0171.
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L AC compressor VIN: SAJNL4849K
Thanks everyone for the help. I finally figured this one out. While snooping around the climate ECU, i found the drain was plugged for the evap. The heater box was filled with condensation (water) about 3" up from the bottom of the evap. I believe the evap tem...
2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L chime VIN: 1J8GR48K57
Hi techs, Thanks for all your thoughts,suggestions and help due to my seat belt chimming. Most responses were the buckle would be the culpert. One suggestion indicated a recall update or free repair from Jeep. On this particular vehicle at our local dealer...
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: KNDJD733X4
Ok sorry took so long to close. Replace spk plugs and two coils. Took care of the misfire dtcs. Now the o2 sensor Dtc I had a hard time with and also the stalling. What I noticed was the fuel trims where not moving at all on bank 2. If I pick up the tons to 2... Trouble codes: P0152 (O2 sensor circuit high voltage bk 2 sn1), P0158 (O2 sensor high voltage bk2 sn2), P0340 (Camshaft pos sensor circuit malf), P0300 (Random misfires), P0306 (Cyl 6 misfire), P0302 (Cy 2 misfire).
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8UF11E7M
By bypassing the fuel pump resistor the fuel pressure is in spec. Without trying a known good resistor I can't say if the one on the car is bad or not My customer does not want to go any further so we are stopping here. The car still hesitates cold but runs...
2001 Mazda Protege ES 2.0L rotors VIN: JM1BJ22551
Hi Techs, Thanks so much for all the responses and help offered due to my repeated rotor warpage. Many suggestions were checking for excessive hub runout. Others suggested cause, may be driving with left foot on break,or other driving habits. Also wheel nu...
2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L flexplate VIN: JM1BK12FX5
Thanks to all that replied!! I drove the car some more before I tore it down and noticed once the transmission warmed up a vibration developed that was quite bad when torque converter was slipping and pretty much went away when converter locked up. Removed tra...
2010 Mazda 3 i 2.0L no communication VIN: JM1BL1SF6A
Thanks very much for the info you supplied. I checked the resistance on pins 6 and 14 and they were shorted together. So, I started disconnecting modules. I was yet naive to the network diagram. The info was all there in alldata, but it was difficult to put...
2008 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 5.5L TPMS, Auto Wipers, Maint. System, Heated Seats VIN: WDDDJ72X68
I was on board with going to the dealer anyway and that is what me and my customer decided was best. I will post what was done once I hear from my customer. Thanks
2007 Nissan Frontier SE 4.0L engine VIN: 1N6AD06U87
as everyone said the tensioner shoes were worn out. we replaced the tensioner shoes only and this did save alot of time. thanks all for the help. is there any way of buying the shoes seperste?
2012 Other European California 4.3L lift points VIN: ZFF65LHA0C
Several suggested using a drive-on lift, which would be the best solution, but we don't have one. Finally figured out the lift points. The front is 17" back from front wheel well. It is a round plate welded to the body with an oval shaped rubber plug in the ce...
2003 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Starting VIN: 1GMDX13E03
Good call all it was a bad main ground at block.Thanks to all to get me looking at the right place.
2003 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX52K93
thanks for the advice, installed new computer re-flashed and car runs great the signal from pcm to map and air flow sensor was wrong voltage bad pcm thanks larrys Trouble codes: P0101, P0121, P0108.
2006 Suzuki Forenza Premium 2.0L high beam VIN: KL5JD56Z36
found that one of the little green wires which supplies power to the high beam indicator light should have been put in series with the three yellow wires..all is good and now fixed thanks to all the replies
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L Windshield Wipers VIN: WVWTK93C77
Well, first off, the hood was closed & I still had no wiper operation. I did a simple continuity check of the hood switch and found out that it had no continuity. Thankfully the local VW dealership had one in stock, I installed it & everything is back to norma...
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