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1994 Acura Integra RS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DB7645R
I have been at this one for two days now. The vehicle will not start and it has no spark. You can hear the fuel pump turn on. I went through what mitchelle told me to do about testing the coil and the igniter. I have power at the black/yellow wire and I have p...
2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19W82
Have this S10 that idles real bad and misfires, has a p0300 code. Watching misfire data shows cylinder 1 and 2 misfire. Cel will flash at times. Pulled plugs and the are new ac delco, and are black truck does smell like its running rich. Swaped cylinder 1 and ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire)
2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT 4.8L transmission VIN: 3GCEC13C08
trans works cold for a minute, then no reverse, and nothing but low. there was no line under dash display showing what gear it was in, and we replace the prndl sw. no change, seems to be getting worse, also there is a noise from trans when it does not work lik...
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L wont start VIN: 1C3EJ56H0S
kostumer sayd some times car wont start i check every think we dont have spark & injector pals fuel its ok
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L speedo VIN: 1FTRX18W81
Looking for advise on next step, not sure if I can do any further testing,I think signal is sent over network and everything else is working so wire betwwen pcm and gem should be ok? I think that the concern happened after flashing of pcm. any help is greatly ...
2007 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L downshift VIN: JNKBV61FX7
The symptom occurs consistently under specific driving conditions: Driving down a steep grade, transmission can be in 3rd, 4th or 5th gear at any related speed, vehicle will naturally begin to pick up speed. Transmission will up shift normally if allowed to co...
1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L abs VIN: SALJN128XS
CODE PRESENT IS: 1 / 2 / 12 CODE 1 REFERS TO ECU INTERNAL FAILURE CODE 2 REFERS TO PUMP RELAY NOT SWITCHING OFF CODE 12 REFERS TO RIGHT FRONT SENSOR. I'm thinking if I get the sensors all the same it will staighten the other items out as well. The odd thing is...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1BG22K9X
Veh towed into our shop. Cranks and start but shuts off immediately. The injector gives approx 2-3 pulses and stopped. if you add starter fuel it runs. The Car has an aftermarket alarm but the remote is broken. I cycled the Valley switch but no change. No othe...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L Input Speed Sensor VIN: YV1SW61R51
Hi everyone. This 2001 V70 base (B5244S) with the 5 speed automatic AW55/50sn has an intermittent speed sensor code putting the transmission into limp mode. I did drive it around with a DSO hooked up to take a look. Originally I watched both the transmission i...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2003 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L ecm VIN: JH4DC53033
canister vent valve leak in diagphram resulting in rich mixture. hose got pinched off and drive cycle performed
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited 2.4L cooling fan VIN: 3C8FY68B22
Well after taking all inputs I tested the individual circuits and there was no hi side fan working. Got a new dorman assy and all was good. My scanner would actuate the relays after fan change. Not sure why they worked. The other thing I noticed is the engine ...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 3B7KF23681
Hello everyone, after ensuring there was no air in the fuel by following the bleed procedures the truck was finally started today; what I did was after all was said and done and I had gone through the fuel bleeding procedures I decided to tow the truck (due to...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP53U32
I thank everyone who has helped, it ended up bring a bad ECM.
2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMZU64K53
Well ended up being something stupid. It had a bad cat... How the cat got plugged up that fast is wild but the problem is fixed. With a very happy customer
2006 Ford Fusion SEL 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP08Z16
Hi Group, This car is fixed.Got car back in & checked fuses #7-40 amp. & #45-5 amp.,both good.Could not figure out my Verus scanner to activate air pump but disconnected wiring & jumped connections & air pump did not work.Removed air pump & installed new OEM o... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air inj.), P0491 (Sec. air inj.insufficient flow bank 1), P2258 (Sec.air control A circuit high).
2007 Ford Focus S 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAHP37N37
Well, after messing with this thing for about 4 days, we sent it off to Ford just because we had too much other work to do. Ford had the car for about a week and a half, and I was on the phone with the tech every other day. They threw all the parts at it tha... Trouble codes: P0191.
2009 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Vses ( vehicle stability enhancement system) VIN: 3GTEK23M09
The insurance company wanted this one to go to the dealer.They will not get back to me with what repairs were needed. I know the steering sensor was bad. I bought a new snap on solus ultra in June and wasn't able to check steering sensor with it. Autoenginuity...
2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged 4.2L Lack of power VIN: SALSH23418
Thanks to all that replied. The fix was the auxilary cooler pump part# [...] ($98.00 at world Pac) located on left lower corner of Radiator. Bench test shows the pump running slow. Bench test on the new pump is super fast. The system slows down the engine...
2003 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L radio VIN: YS3FB49S93
Thanks member techs for your informative replies.Unfortunately the customer opted to drop repair due to cost.Going to use his iPhone instead.Also contacted local Saab dealer about reprograming but no help there.They closed the whole operation this past week.
1997 Volvo 960 2.9L Hvac VIN: YV1KS9602V
Magnus from California nailed it. code 2-1-1 refers to the electric servo motor for the temperature blend door located behind the glove box towards the left. The electrical connector was faulty. when I wiggle it the problem was apprent. I couln't find a new on...
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