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2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L cooling system VIN: WA1YD64B22
Hi Audi techs. I have a 02 allroad that gets hot on the highway with the A/C on.Without the load from the A/C the temp.stays normal during idle cruise and acceleration.The viscous mechanical fan does not seem to turn fast when the engine is 99C hot but that d...
2005 Audi A8 Quattro L 6.0L tire monitor system VIN: WAUMR44E35
car came in with flat tire, worn through, replaced all four tires. try to use the intialize tire button on center console and it wont reset, no light on, but screen had no readings of tire pressures when requested. the vehicle was given back to customer and we...
2006 Audi A4 2.0L Check Engine Light VIN: WAUDF78E26
Customer complaint is that the check engine light is on and that in the morning the "P D R 1 2 3" display doesn’t appear on the center dash info screen and the car is underpowered. The car was here for only one day and the problem could not be reproduced; the ...
2004 BMW 325i 2.5L drain hose VIN: WBAET374X4
This unit is dribbling in the floorboard, the drain hose is not completely blocked. Some water is coming out of the drain hose but not all of it.Does the dash have to come out?Alldata shows the evap replacement, is there any way to access the drain short of re...
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Surge VIN: 1G4HP54K3Y
Surge when cruising, starts around 55 MPH gets worse when accelerating and continues until I let off the throttle. Seems to be worse when under load, going uphill. Fuel pressure stays steady about 50 psi when problem occurs. I found a bulletin with this proble...
1991 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1LT53T9M
Hi all, need some help here. As you can see from the list, quite a few things have been tried to no avail. This car will run fine until it warms up. Once hot, it may idle for quite some time, maybe smooth, maybe not. Or it may die right away. It will usually s...
1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition 5.7L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY23P7P
The customer brought in his corvette with a stall concern. When the vehicle is driven for a small amount of time it stalls and won't restart until it is cooled down. Initially I suspected crank sensor but came to find out it wasn't until 1996 that a crank sens... Trouble codes: 15 (ect sensor circuit low temp.)
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W6T
Customer brought in this truck for a misfire p0303,on inspection the fuel pressure was only 50 psi, the spec's on it was 56 to 62 psi. so replaced fuel pump,Truck ran better but still had a intermitin misfire on #3, and after watching the misfire counter other... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cyl 3 missfire)
2003 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WH52K13
repeat P0420 code.replaced conv 3x. no coolant loss,uses 1 qt oil per service, replaced o2 both,conv temp 550 frt/650+ rear, hot rear O2 600-640mv fairly flatline. calc load max of 87%. when code stores(freeze frame)closed loop,LTFT has been 126 and 129 not ri... Trouble codes: P0420 (cat efficiency bank 1)
2003 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L cooling fans VIN: 2G1WH52K83
Cooling fans will not come on by themselves. If you command the fans with the tech2 they will work on high and on low. We replaced all the relays, temp sensor and computer. Still have the same problem.
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNEK13Z54
Got a strange one here. very intermittantly customer will start vehicle and transfer case is in low range. light is indicating low however, when the vehicle was parked it was in 2 high. we got lucky and confirmed this and it is physically in 4 low.It is not "s...
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD WT 6.0L Radio VIN: 1GCHK44K49
Now that I have replaced the radio with used unit I cannot get it unlocked. The display indicated LOCK. I have tried the GM procedure pushing the preset 2+3 together and also 1+4 then you suppose to push AM-FM which this one does not have. I have cleared all t...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L Cooling System VIN: 1C3EL46R12
Having troubles with this one. The coolant starts boiling over even though the temp gauge is in the middle; normal operating temps. Data and infrared temp gun are similar. Can hear the coolant boiling inside the expansion tank and if we let it go will eventual...
1995 Dodge FREIGHTLINER 5.9L Alt Gauge
NEED HELP GUYS! had my helper disconnect the wiring on the back of the alt to check for 4amp draw. killing battery overnight, didnt know he was going to NOT remember where the wires go back! i need a wiring diagram or help with the wires please! there are abou...
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
1927 Ford street rod 327CID Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation
Have not seen a 3 x 2v carb setup in years, If I remember center carb is main carb, the other two are progressive, what I dont remember is at what point do you want other carbs to start engaging, being mechanical linkage I am assuming they would start at half ...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMDU35P1V
Truck came in for cutting out occasionally.No codes present. Starts right back up again.Tech had fuel pressure tester on truck when it finally quit and the fuel press was perfect. Tried the wiggle and tap test to all the sensors while running and no problem fo...
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Stall, in drive or reverse VIN: 1FTRX18L7Y
Have a 2000 f150 with a 5.4 engine and a/t. it has the smaller trans (14 bolts) not the e40d. problem is very intermittently the vehicle stalls at idle in D or R. i have replaced the IAC valve, MAF (was reading out of spec), replaced the transmission filter (i...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDWF37S31
To all you ford V10 Gurus--Help! We inherited this truck from another shop after it sat for about a year. The repair history is what they did to it before we got it. Some more background, this truck was a phone co. truck that took a gentle roll off a dirt road...
2008 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L turn signals VIN: 2FAHP71V78
The car is doing something really strange, it will blow fuses f10, f11. Fuse f10 to the flasher & f11 to the turn signals. Know this is the weird part the car will blow the fuse if you are rolling about 2 MPH turn signal on foot on the brake,the indicator on t...
2010 Ford Fusion SEL 3.0L Air conditioning VIN: 3FAHP0CG8A
Customer complains that out side air temp display shows -8 degrees when the actual outside temp is 80 degrees. Reads fine @ lower temps like in the am. When this happens the auto a/c blows hot becase it thinks its cold out. We have replaced out side temp senso...
1999 GMC K1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L master cyl VIN: 1GTEK19RXX
came in with peddle dropping to floor , installed a new master cyl from napa , bench bleed master and system . peddle feels great with engine off, firm and hold good but with the engine running creeps to the floor. bleed everything even the abs unit. I can't b...
2006 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.0L Engine VIN: 1GTHK29U66
Ok, heres a 2006 GMC 2500 HD, 6.0 gas 4l80E trans. It has a ticking noise from the engine area. I pulled the flexplate and checked for cracks,per TSB 210-10-27, none found, checked the balancer and bolt for damage or looseness after talking to tech line, found...
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L transmission VIN: 2HKRL185X1
transmission it's been recondition twice were we have replaced torque converter every time we worked on it as same as control solenoids, code 740 keeps coming back also latetly code 720 just show up, we are about to check code 720 thank you for any help.
2003 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No Start VIN: 1HGEM22983
All right everyone this one started off as a no start that we found a broken timing belt (bent valves), replaced the cylinder head & belt tensioners, went to start vehicle & still no start, went over all marks, check for spark & injector pulse & had neither. A...
2004 Honda Accord LX 2.4L emissions VIN: 1HGCM55384
Thanks everyone in advance for your help. I have a 04 honda accord that Im having a lot of emissions trouble with. The car belongs to one of my good customers. This car came in to us a few days ago with a check engine light and found code P0455 evap large leak...
2006 Honda Accord LX 2.4L Head gasket VIN: 1HGCM56456
I have previewed the R&R procedure in [...]. I just would like to know if there is anything special I should worry about before I take the head off the motor. Have not had the luxury of doing one of these until now. Thanks to all, Stan.
2006 Hummer H3 3.5L Battery Drain VIN: 5GTDN13646
Came in for battery drain. No codes but scan data for the bcm doesnt go to sleep after key is removed. Windows still operate with key out and door open and all scan data is present for bcm at all times. Any input on this one would be greatly appreciated!
2007 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L Throttle Body VIN: JNKBV61F47
To all the tech out there really need help on this g35x. A customer walked in our shop and wanted to get his throttle body service we told the customer that after the service the tbs have to do a relearn. So, we took the job thinking this is going to be an eas...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: 1J4G248S1Y
Started vehicle, starts and runs fine. After a few seconds odometer goes to zero then one by one other gauges go to zero. Pretty much all the lights come on. Yet it starts and runs good. Checked battery and alternator...both good. Code P1686 stored as a pendin...
2004 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L Transfer case VIN: KNDJC73364
Good Aftetnoon. We are having problems with the auto 4x4 system on this Kia. The engagement coil is staying engaged all time while moving. We can not communicate with the control module and if we unplug the controler or the harness at the transfer case it wi...
1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L vss circuit VIN: JT8BF12G0T
ok so I am working on this lexus. It has a VSS circuit code P0500. I have checked the sensor at the transmission and it is working good on the scanner and with a dvom. They are telling me on mitchell that there is another one on the instrument cluster,on the b...
1993 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Stall
Customer brought vehicle in Thursday for stalling issue over 3000 rpm. Put computer into diagnostic mode and code 8 came up with no other codes. Can duplicate issue every time in park as well as driving. Are these air flow sensors prone to failure? Should I be... Trouble codes: 8 (air flow sensor)
2006 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2YZ04186
Vehicle was come in for MIL on with only CODE: P2270: HO2S sensor signal stuck lean Bank 1 sensor 2, datalog O2S12 was dead, no signal @ all, replace new O2S, test drive vehicle and monitor HO2S all working good, return vehicle to customer. 3 months late vehic... Trouble codes: P2270 (bank 1 sensor 2 stuck lean)
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WDBBA48D4J
Need some help from all of you MB techs. Just done head job, all timing components, the whole nine yards with oem parts. Engine back together, fire it up, has rough idle with random misfires only when it's cold. As soon as it warms up, it purrs like a kitten. ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L Unknown VIN: WDBFA76F6W
Hi Guys, I have this 1998 Mercedes SL600 car came in the top wont open & the switch to control the top the light flashing inside the car, my question how you check for a fault codes on the convertible top, I have Mercedes OE Scan tool & I did a full sacn & it ...
2005 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L engine VIN: 1MEFM55S45
now we put it back together and put it in time and it knocks now and was wandeing if there is anything weard to put it in time it has a cam code po340 and it has 225 compression on all cylinders
2007 Mini Cooper 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WMWMF33567
I have a mini cooper base model that has a rough idle issue when cold. It gets worse if you try to give it gas. Sounds and feels like its running lean. I have no codes and smooth running valves look normal. Started with the basics and couldn’t find anything wr...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1N4AL11D65
Hi guys and gals, This thing has me pulling my hair out. starting, it has extended crank time, after it starts, its fine until you leave it set for about 30-45 min. Then i may have to try it 3 or 4 times before it starts.Most times when I have to try it that ...
2005 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L srs light VIN: 5N1AA08A65
Hi Nissan Techs, We have a 2005 ARMADA that had a problem with an intermittent brake lockup and srs light flashing it had a prior code c1179 delta sensor. We sent the vehicle to dealer and they reflashed the ecm. So far there has been no return of the brake p...
2006 Nissan X-Trail SE 2.5L Blower motor VIN: JN8BT08V46
Good morning to all. This Nissan X-Trail has a major noisy blower motor. I have the glove box and trim out of the way. What is the common sense approach to replace the motor. The plastic clips that hold the actual blower housing to the assembly look very britt...
1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2P4GP44GXX
vehicle will cut out while under a load very intermittently. It will also sometimes stall while idling or under no load very intermittently. This vehicle has zero trouble codes in any control module. When it does stall, it happens immediately, does not "sputte...
2008 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Stall, no starter VIN: 2G2WP55238
this Pontiac will just shut off at random, idling in shop or driving down highway.than starter will not function, info center has STARTING DISABLED DUE TO ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL.has no codes in pcm and lists no failure in throttle system.i replaced the ig...
2004 Porsche Cayenne 3.2L Transfer Case VIN: WP1AB29P24
Hard faults for transfer case servo motor 2040,2041 short to + And sort to -. Checked power and grounds @ transfer case module, Checked OK. Pinned out wiring from module to servo motor, Checked OK. Replaced transfer case module, hard faults gone but still inop...
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...
2005 Subaru Outback XT 2.5L Outlet temp VIN: 4S4BP67C25
Hi all, Looking for a little help on this Subby. A few weeks ago this car was in a small front end collision. The condenser was replaced because it was bent. We were told that it was not leaking and that they pulled a full charge out of it. The center vent...
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L no power to B+ temanal in toyota connector VIN: 4TAWN72N2Y
I have no check engine light on key on engine off. no spark. if I jumper the b+ termanal in the toyota computer conector all comes to life. starts and runs fine. I saw in the electric diagram there is a J 12 junction block. I have no idea where that is. please...
2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32TX1
1) Engine Knock - Replace Engine with Reman Jasper Longblock. 2) Comes Back 2 Days Later with Code P1394 - VVTI Circuit, Replaced Oil Control valve. 3) Comes back 2 Days later with Code P1394 - Sent to Dealer 4) Dealer replaced Cam Sprocket Assy - Cam Sprocket... Trouble codes: P0100 (MAF Circuit Malfunction), P0110 (IAT Sensor Circuit Malfunction), P1349 (VVTI Circuit Malfunction)
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan Camper 2.5L Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WV2EE0709S
Car just stay in another shop for 4 weeks and came in with a bad misfire, road test and vertify misfire badly especially underload. We found spark jump from engine block [...] timing belt cover. Another shop already replace all ignition components already. So we ...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWSE69M12
Timing belt stripped and bent all the valves on this Jetta. Got a new head and installed it. Now when it is started cold, it idles very poor for about 30 seconds and will barely move, then it evens out and runs great. Checked belt and chain timing, both good. ...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWCK21C22
Hello this car came to me as a died going down the road, then sat for a year and here you go. Vehicle has no spark or noid. checked t-belt all good. not able to talk to ecm but can talk to other computers and found codes listed. all seem to be power related. f... Trouble codes: 1314 (668 -), 668 (532 -), 532
2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L Crankcase Ventilation VIN: YV1SW58D71
I have this Volvo that continues to come back leaking oil. It seems to be collecting on top of the valve cover, under the coil cover. My thought is that the PCV system is not functioning properly, causing the oil to be pushed past the filler cap seal (which is...

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2007 Audi Q7 4.2L Engine VIN: 957346T1U7
Thanks to all who took the time to reply. Audi parts department calls this the oil seperator. We were lost in translation. I replaced the crankcase vent valve and ran the vehicle for 45 minutes with no noise and the crankcase vacuum feels normal now. Thanks ag...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5330X
thanks for all the replies,the customer has decided to take the vehicle back to the shop where the intake was taken off and get them to check the connectors for cross connection. Trouble codes: P1397, P1580, P1542.
2003 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L air suspension VIN: 5UXFB33583
Thanks to all, this mystery will go unsolved for now. The customer wants to convert to conventional suspension. We are going to try the suncore product. This will be our first experience with this product. Hope it works out.
2005 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Unknown VIN: 5UXFB53515
thanks for your help. I took the master back out, didn't see any damage to the rod or booster. I put the master back on and manually bled it and then brakes, then manually bled brakes then pressure bled abs with auto-logic ( no air was seen in the system and n...
2006 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L airbag VIN: 5UXFB535X6
i had a friend enable the seat mat for me. thanks for all those that helped.i appreciatre this help very much.
2002 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.4L ac compressor VIN: 3G5DB03E02
When reviewing alldatas compilation of GM service information it seemed that the signal for the ac request wetn directly from the climate control module to the pcm. I was able to access information directly from GM and found that it goes through the bcm. I kne...
1988 Chevrolet R30 Silverado 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GBHR34K8J
Thanks to all for the help. It needed a pick-up coil and ignition wires. I could not find a secondary ignition loss but did find high resistance in the wires. Thanks again for the help. Curt
2003 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L Readiness VIN: 2CNBJ13C73
Thanks to all that replied. Good suggestions as I was hoping for. This was a situation where the customer was not quite truthful which hindered diagnostics. He was putting parts on himself based on codes that came up and advice from a parts house. I guess he f...
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L no start when cam senor is plugged in VIN: 2C3AE66G11
Hey guys im very sorry but the customer desided not to get any deeper in this car they was trading it as is they did'nt want to drop any more money in it but they said they learned a lesson cheaper is not always the best way to save money
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L no start when cam senor is plugged in VIN: 2C3AE66G11
Hey guy im very sorry but the customer desided not to get any deeper in this car. they was trading it as is they did'nt want to drop any more money in it. but they said they learned a lesson that cheaper is not alway the best way to save money
2006 Chrysler 300 (Car) C 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3KK63H36
1998 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HH56J9W
replaced crank sensor,has stalled once in 2 weeks,seems ok now.Thank you every one for help Trouble codes: P0351, P0356, P0106.
2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L No Start VIN: 1B3EL36X14
The Fix for this one was a blown fuse ,that didn't look or test blown .Bill [...] an IATN member suggested this" The only time I've had a Chrysler product give me a "no buss" message there was a blown fuse -- it was one of the box-type fuses for the ASD (which...
1992 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire
I want to thank everyone for their responses. everyone was on the right track but Jim, Robert, and David nailed it. Just got the truck back and tore off right valve cover to discover that on cylinder #3, the exhaust valve was opening only 1/3 of what the ot...
1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU15H1S
Thanks to all who replied!! TPS fixed her right up!!
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L Low Power VIN: 1FTEF15H4T
I looked further into the EGR and found DPFE not reading correctly and EGR was opening early and operating erratically . Cleaned passages to DPFE and rechecked operation. I hooked up small trailer - total weight of 4k ,vehicle drives and pulls very well. Stil...
1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L Rear Brakes VIN: 1FAFP66L4W
thank u guys the costumer needed the vehicle and has not return. just to answer some of ur questions the parts we're using are from napa, the parking brake cable is ok, as well as the cylinders, when and if costumer returns i will try different source for part...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTWW32S51
Thanks for everybody's help,I finally was able to get the truck to show its self, It ended up being the PCM, The PCM wasn't grounding the fuel control circit to make the fuel pump relay energize. It took over a year to get the symptoms to show up at the shop.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L turbo VIN: 1FTSW31P13
This vehicle is finally fixed.I would like to thank everone for your help.I will admit I was surprised at the amount of people that advised me to check the turbocharger vanes for coating when the repair history stated that the turbocharger had been replaced.I ...
2005 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Starting VIN: 1FDWE35P95
thank you all for yur help new FICM and power relay took care of my problem, truck starts and runs great.
2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMEU51K67
Dealer replaced computer.There was no signal to module to fire pump.Thanks for the help.
1977 GMC C15 Sierra Classic 5.7L Cuts out, backfire/exaust VIN: TCL447Z515
thanx for all the imput... tried jetting down the edelbrock; no luck,replaced the edlebrock with a quadra-toilet, still had the same problem: WTF!!! (right)? double checked the vacume source for the diverter valve. had manifold vac the first time i checked it,...
2003 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L instrument cluster VIN: 1GKEK63U53
Problem seems to have wiggled itself out. I checked all connectors at instrument cluster, neutral switch on gearbox, regrounded abs module and problem went away after driving the vehicle. Thanks for all the responses!
2010 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GTRKWE32A
Thanks for all the replies, we have determined to send this vehicle to the dealer to get the ecm flashed & let them set the alcohol trims. Until next time God Bless David Lee Trouble codes: P0172 (Rich Bank 1), P0175 (Rich Bank 2).
2006 Infiniti M35 Sport 3.5L Compressor VIN: JNKAY01E56
Finally got new compressor clutch this morning going to install today and see if we have a fix or not, thanks for replies David
2003 Jaguar XK8 4.2L Power Windows VIN: SAJDA42C43
Hey guys thanks for the help. The customer said they were reseting the windows. I disconnected the battery and relearned the windows. Problem has not occured since. If it does re-occur I agree it'll probably need new door latches. Thanks again! Figure th...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Unknown VIN: 1J4GW48N92
customer finally returned for a second look. borrowed a chassis ear from another shop; sure enough right side ujoint making noise. thanks to all those who replied.
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L airbag VIN: JTJGF10UX1
I am going to close this post for now as it will be a while before the vehicle will be back in . I received some good posts about checking the harness and using a chemical to insure good contacts. I will try these things before replacing the controller. than...
1965 Lincoln Continental 7.0L Power window Relay VIN: 5Y82N43705
Mark from California provided the right clue. It appears that you have to remove the right fender liner to access the junction block from the rear. Due to time restaints, the customer choose to have us tap the circuit breaker in the right kick panel and add re...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Roll Bar VIN: WDBEA66E0S
Sorry about the late reply guys. Completely forgot about the post. Thanks to all of you who responded. This one came out to be a very simple problem that I've mistakenly made into a bid one. The final culprit was the main fuse for the hydraulic system in the r...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C240 4Matic 2.6L brake pads VIN: WDBRF61JX3
Thank you to everybody for the input.The brake pedal did travel when self applying for those that asked. We replaced the brake booster with the help of the awesome tip to remove wiper trans. We were able to leave the brake lines connected to the master no blee...
2003 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L MIL Lamp on, no throttle response VIN: 3N1CB51D93
Thankyou all very much for your responses, I think they could have been helpful if I could have gotten the customer to bring it back in. His wife wouldn't let him spend any more mponey on it, and they have since traded it in. Who knows, maybe I will see it aga... Trouble codes: P0462, U1000, U1001.
2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 3.4L Starting VIN: 1G2NF52E74
car is not here to look at, o2 sensor 1 value always around 440 even unpluged, fuel pressure holds steady at 60 while cranking, coverter was glowing when arrived and emediatly suspected bad by service manager (made no difference) rich condition, wish had more ...
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4S3BK6359S
Well finally heard back from the customer and it seems we have this one fixed. I scoped the MAF sensor as was suggested, and could not see an obvious problem. The engine would cut out so quickly I guess I just couldn't capture it, or maybe I'm not good enough ...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JT4RN13P9R
This one is fixed.. Thanks to all who replied especially Steve from Kansas and Gordon from Illinois. I removed valve cover and found timing chain guides worn smooth out. Thanks again, IATN is by far one of the best tools in the shop.
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Unknown VIN: WVWPD63B72
Well I finally fixed it. Thanks to everyone who gave me advice. Note to self...always check fuses with a DVOM and not a test light. The ABS fuse was burnt but not blown so when i checked it with a test light it would light up on both sides of the fuse. I was g...
2004 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRA69M04
sorry for the delay,computer was down.thanks all for the replies.DON,DEMETRIOS,ROB,STANLEY [...] DUSTIN,all suggesting the comunication problem may be in the aftermarket radio or abs module.after disconecting radio and abs module,still no comunication.I explain to...
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