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2003 Acura TL 3.2L r.r. window VIN: 19UUA56673
Hi Acura Techs, we have an 03 TL here that has an inop r.r. window all other windows work fine. The vehicle was in an accident and the r.r. door was replaced with a used door. I removed the r.r. door panel and checked the motor it operated in both directions ...
2004 Buick Rainier CXL 4.2L Encoder VIN: 5GADT13S74
Same code on all instances. The first time time was a logical guess , vehicle would move with heavy binding.Original motor was stuck between two gears , knowing this by pulling off motor and finding the transfer case shift position out of sync. Installed name ...
2008 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L Battery VIN: 5GAER23718
Since this car was new, after driving in a hard rain the battery will drain overnight. Dealer has had windshield replaced 2 times due to water leaks. Car came to me with a dead battery. I charged the battery, and tested the battery and charging system, all g...
1997 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Blower motor VIN: 1G6KF5493V
hey fellow techs,i need conformation on this caddy.i have a inop blower motor.this has auto climate control.have 3 wires at blower motor.12 volt,ground and control.with tech two i can turn on blower motor so i'm thinking the control head is bad.i'm going into ...
2011 Cadillac CTS V 6.2L Electrical system VIN: 1G6DV8EP3B
Hey everyone, this car is a USA car in Canada, and customer has tried to get in for warranty and they refused due to car being written off in accident. here is the issue. -car starts up fine -car drives fine -intermittently the car will not shut off when yo...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GCEK19R0W
this vehicle has a rebuilt nengine two yrs ago. it has 130,000 miles on it now and problems . the moddis shows #6 cyl misfire up to na count of 35 per every 100 cycles of the misfire detection system. it wil only show this when transmission is in park or neutr... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cyl misfire)
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L P/STEERING Return Line VIN: 2G1WF52E31
I repaired p/steering return line,was leaking due to hole rubbed through the line at that time i cut line and repaired with piece of hose and clamps.that repair lasted 1 1/2 years.3 weeks ago it came in with the hose i repaired blown out,so i repaired it and t...
2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WW12E44
car has intermitten no start,but cranks has no injector pulse when it wont start but has spark and fuel pressure.when car will start it will never start on first crank but will start on second crank.if you turn key to off positon after first crank it wi...
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AL54F05
I've got a head scratcher here that is starting to try our patience a bit. Back in Oct we serviced this vehicle for a B1S1 02 sensor switching failure. After some quick testing we replaced the primary 02 sensor w/ a new unit and cleared dtc to ship it. About a... Trouble codes: P0113
2005 Chevrolet Equinox LS 3.4L Hesitation, Misfire
Vehicle came in the shop for a misfire seemed liked ignition replaced spark plugs and wires coil pack cleaned fuel injectors. Driving at cruise(55mph) it will count misfires on all cylinders and can also be felt. Brake torue will not make it misfire. Only way ...
2006 Chevrolet HHR LS 2.2L Charging Voltage too high VIN: 3GNDA13D26
Customer Complaint : Check charging system, check power steering, check air bag sys message displays on cluster intermittently. Pepboys has had this car for this concern many times with no results...just more new parts. They put a new throtle body, plugs 4 coi...
2008 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L engine VIN: KL1TD65638
Hi i am looking for any answers as to why a timing belt would break on a 2008 chevrolet aveo 1.6L. We had just replaced timing & water pump on nov 2012 & it as gone 5,000 km. Can not see any thing why it broke has any one run in to this problem. thanks gary du...
2008 Chevrolet Impala LT 3.5L Starting VIN: 2G1WT58K18
this car came in today and the key won't come out...and the head lights stay on and the raido stay on also...any help would be great full thanks chad..
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AT58H39
Hi folks, got one that has us all scratching our head here. Car came in with a check engine light on and a missfire. Scanned for codes and have a p0301. Hooked up our Verus Pro and watched the missfire counters and verified that #1 was the cyinder with the mis... Trouble codes: P0301
2005 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.3L 3-2 downshift VIN: 2C4GP44R85
Looking for a little help with a P0602 code that is coming up in this van. Customer brought the vehicle in complaining of a jolting feeling when slowing down from over 40 mph. Confirmed that it consistently has a very hard downshift from 3-2. Checking for code...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF23691
Hi everyone. This diesel intermittently is a cranking no start. If I take the fuel filter out of the housing, she starts up immediately. Or if i take off the inlet hose fiting at the filter housing; same deal, she starts right up. Have performed the volume tes... Trouble codes: P0216
2003 Dodge Durango SLT Plus 4.7L Transmission VIN: 1D4HS58N63
Ok Dodge trans techs, This one has us puzzled. The truck was towed in for a stall when placed in drive. The engine does not stall in reverse. We did some visual checks and scanned for DTC's. We disconnected the solenoid pack and it did not stall in default 3rd...
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck TRX4 4.7L dash cluster VIN: 1D7HU18N27
Truck came in with dash lights up and gauges go crazy issue. Drove and could not get issue to happen. checked for codes and found a host of codes most were u0151,u0019,u0141,u0184,u0156,u0164,u0021,u0024 U get the point. There was one code B2213 that stood out...
2008 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L Steering Angle Sensor VIN: 2D4FV47T58
I have already fixed this vehicle but i am posting this as a fix due to lack of hits otherwise found for this problem. It is a common issue with these Chrysler products. Vehicle came in with SAS codes c2205 and c121a, (internal) and (not initialized). After cl...
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP33P81
I have this car this is bugging me really bad. Got the car and the customer said that for the past month or so the 15 amp fuel pummp fuse would blow but then they would replace it and the car would start again untill the fues would blow. finally the car just w...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L timing VIN: 1FTYR10D81
This one for the ford techs out there.vehicle came in with a blown intake valve .the heads were removed . the cams were aligned with the plate , the crank was turned left until it hit the stop ( special screw that bolts to the side of the block ) it was confir...
2001 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L differential
This truck a groan and a click as you accelerate not consistant with tire speed with front shaft removed still has same noise. diff fluid is clean and full. Axle shafts and wheel bearings have been replaced. With no change. Front suspension is all tight
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWF36P94
HELP power stroke gurus. This is an early build 6.0 L. This truck originally came to us missing and smoking like crazy. We replaced a failed #5 injector. Test drove and all was good. Customer picked up on Friday and on Tuesday it died while they were driving i...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L high pressure line VIN: 1FTSW21P95
hi we are working on 6.0 and trying to change the high pressure line under the high pressure pump it is cracked we pulled the pump out of the way and then we removed the trans and rear cover we also pulled valve covers and pulled the oil tubes but the line is ...
2006 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L alternator VIN: 1ZVFT82H76
Hi, We have a 2006 Mustang gt 4.6 3v with an intermittent charging isssue. As we tested the vehicle, no loads at idle it charged at 14.2-14.4 volts. Customer concerned about intermittent battery light with battery being discharged on her way home. Of course Au...
2006 Ford Five Hundred SE 3.0L no power VIN: 1FAHP26136
Vehicle complaint is lack of acceleration power, got so bad they had it towed in. I drove it into the shop and it feels sluggish I really suspect the TB here, by myself in this shop so it's difficult but I removed the throttle body so I could watch it. If you... Trouble codes: P2104, P2106, P2111, P2112
2009 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor 4.6L Stall VIN: 2FAHP71V79
Intermintant problem occures when it is raining or roads are slushy or wet. When you put the car into reverse it dies like you are shutting the key off.It will not die shifting into forward only reverse. I pulled codes p0109, p061b,p0625. I replaced the egr mo... Trouble codes: P061B
2006 GMC Envoy Denali 5.3L speedometer VIN: 1GKET63M46
The speedometer doesn't work 95% of the time. Also the odometer won't move either. Every once in a while the needle will bounce on up and then fall while driving. Actually caught it bounce to 10 and fall back to 0 mph while sitting. Vehicle speed input is good...
1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Oil flooding the intake VIN: JHMEG85700
Oil sucking into intake system This is a single over head cam EFI engine and the customer used a new model EK Honda D15B2 replacement engine. He then used all his own accessories including manifolds and etc onto the later engine. This later engine is a VTEC e...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L oil pressure VIN: 1HGCG2250W
Car came into shop as a no start. Has spark and fuel pressure. Injectors are delivering fuel. Timing marks are lined up with a new belt installed. Backfires thru intake and intermittently sounds like it wants to run. Has no oil pressure! pulled filter off and ...
2004 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L oil pump VIN: KMHDN46D04
A day after the repaires customer called from a road saying oil light went on. When car got back in our it had no oil in the engine, the front crankshaft seal blew out, installed another seal blew out after 5 minute of running. Oil pressure 35psi at idle while...
2009 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NPET46F69
This car came in from local hyundai dealer. The car has a mil light on but runs well. It has code for p0016 crank-cam position correlation bank 1 sensor a. I have checked all the wiring per hyundai service info and it all checks good. It also has had a recent ... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crankshaft position-Camshaft position correlationbank1 sensor A)
2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L oil pressure light VIN: 4S2DM58W22
Hope there's still some isuzu techs out there that have a clue on this problem. I installed a used engine in this rodeo and now have an oil pressure light on. It came in with blown head gaskets and wasn't running. I don't know if it worked before, but the cust...
2005 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: SAJWA79C15
Hello, I have this Jag XJ8 4.2 (non-SC). It will start and run fine but will suddenly start missing and then will stall. It will start back up and run for a few minutes or few seconds and do the same thing again. It initially start misfiring and the restricted...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L dome lights
Dome lamps inop. Overhead console works fine including map lights. Using scan tool can see all door switches including rear liftgate working. Information Center does not light up until driven for a few miles then outline of vehicle lights up but does not read ...
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1J4GL58K02
Hello fellow iATN users Ive run in to a mind boggling problem, where the gas gauge has stopped working on this jeep. I scanned for codes to begin with, but turned up nothing from the BCM or ECM. With my scanner i can preform a sweep of the gauges and it doesn...
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Stall VIN: 1J4GL48K54
Hello, hope someone can help. Jeep 2004 3.7L Liberty. Codes P0522, P2305, P2308. Symptom: Attempt to start, engine starts then races up to the rev limiter 4000rpm and then cuts out. I have blocked up the throttle, the IAC, and any other source of intake air an... Trouble codes: P2305 (coil 2 ionization), P2308 (coil 3 ionization), P0522
2007 Jeep Compass 2.4L Starter VIN: 1J8FF47W57
Battery and starter replaced 12/5 after being towed in for a no start, 1/28 car towed in again for no start, found starter burnt out again, burnt like you could smell it same as last time, interview with customer revealed car started cranking by itself, theref...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S82
Vehicle brought in a month ago for MIL flashing. Code PO303 & PO316. Customer had driven vehicle for 12K+ miles since major tuneup when MIL came on. We removed the plenum, removed coil and spark plug on cylinder 3, and placed the plug in cylinder 4 and the coi... Trouble codes: P0303
1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JM3LV5232W
Hello there I have this MPV here and when you acellerate it will not go. It looses power and will throw a random misfire code. I replaced the mass airflow sensor, cap and rotor tested the TP sensor and fuel pressure is 48-58 psi. when you try to rev up the eng... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L abs module VIN: 4F2CZ94143
This my first posting. I have a mazda tribute that the front brakes stay applied after releasing the brake pedal. The rear work fine and release as sooon as you let off the brake pedal.We installed a master cylinder because it was leaking out the back. If you ...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Loss of heat
Customer purchased vehicle last year and has since had a lot of work done to "restore" it. This past summer, I replaced the radiator, water pump, T-stat, and hoses, performed a flush and bleed/fill and repaired a number of vacuum issues. The heater control hea...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Charging VIN: WDBAB33A9E
Hi mercedes techs. I got a problem w/ alternator sistem, it's the second time vehicle here w/same problem. Before I replaced for the second time the alternator I checked fuses wiring, voltage drop, and I am checkig the whole sistem, every things looks normal I...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Misfire VIN: WDBUF56J76
We resealed valve covers. We did not pull front covers off as it was only leaking from the back areas. We test drove the car for about 20 minutes (idle and driving) Brought it back into shop. Shut of engine, restarted and had a direct misfire and 2 codes. All ... Trouble codes: P0303 (Cylinder 3 misfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire), P2315 (Ign Coil F primary low), P2306 (Ign Coil C primary low.), P0300 (Random misfire)
2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGBF71E17
Ongoing issue with this Benz, now its time to ask for help. I have a p0455 returning after as week or so. The first time it came in, I smoked per usual, found shut valve in RR fenderwell leaking slightly. Changed the part, ran the onboard test with my Verus,... Trouble codes: P0455
2005 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L engine change VIN: 1N4BL11D55
Trying to find out what engines will work in my 2005 Altma-SE 5 speed auto 250hp. Maxima & Altima SE-R have 10-20 more hp. Information collected tells me the heads are different. If so how-is it cams,compression, or injectors. Will a Altima SE-R or Maxima work...
2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette GLS 3.4L battery VIN: 1GHDX03E4Y
Looking for a little help from the GM guys out there. This van has come back with a no start problem. Intermittantly, go to start it up in the morning and the battery is dead. When it originally came to me, it had a bad battery so I replaced it. Everything che...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L heater core VIN: 1G2NW12E61
I have this car im trying to get heater core out i have Steering column out dash panel removed. i have the cross bar loose ac lines unhooked heater hoses un hooked nuts on the firewall . i can wiggle the crossbar with hvac module connected to it the hvac [...] ...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L radio, inst cluster, exterior lamps VIN: 1G2NF52E41
vehicle originaly came in for an inop blower motor , replaced resistor cleaned corrosion in connector and the blower motor worked properly. about two weeks later vehicle came back in with a complaint that the headlamps, interior illumination and radio would al...
2008 Saturn Outlook XR 3.6L Maf VIN: 5GZER23758
We got this Saturn here with a 3.6l that every winter accumulates so much condensation/sludge in the air inductionn boot it puddles up and splashes on the MAF. then it flags lean codes and MAF codes,ect.Last winter we cleaned pcv sytem and replaced rear valvec...
2006 Subaru Impreza WRX 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JF1GG79686
Vehicle failed california emissions at 2500rpm, noticed system goes into open loop at 2500 rpm, front a/f sensor reads rich. 0.94 lambda. Rear o2 sensor 0.9v. Short term and long term fuel trim at 2500rpm 0%. No codes, no drive ability problems. No modificatio...
1989 Toyota MR2 GT 1.6L Stall VIN: JT2AW15C4K
vehicle came not runnunig,check the timing belt marks and they were off,reset them,now it starts but stall right away it does not accelerate and does not stay running for long. I noticed that the air flow meter makes a strong noise, how do I check this air flo...
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF18B3W
We can not get any frequency readings from either sensor. But only bank 1 sets a code? Vehicle runs normally and does not appear to retard timing when driving. Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor bank 1)
2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L actuator VIN: JT3HN86R71
thanks in advance ,can anyone assist, cust disasembled t/case actuator to replace with used w/o cracking case to replace complete unit , tested all inputs to ecu and found the add [front axle disc. actuator ] was the root of failure,replaced with o/e new,now i...
2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3L transfer case VIN: JTEEP21A55
does anyone know if the transfer case can be replaced without pulling the engine out. thanks
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on
Car intially came in with p0411(secondary air injection incorrect flow detected) and p0171( lean bank 1)Freeze frame of lean condition had LTFT at 6% and STFT at 3%. I went after the secondary air injection first.I tested the system in its entirity as natural ... Trouble codes: P0411
2000 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L temp gauge VIN: WV3AH4700Y
Good Afternoon everyone, I have a problem with the temp gauge on this van/ camper. It does not move even though the engine warms up correctly. I tried the temp sensor we normally replace for this problem but no help. Reading the value on the instrument cluster...
2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Line Pressure Control Solenoid VIN: YV1TS92DX2
Hi everyone, and thanks in advance for your help. We are having a problem with a Volvo S80 transmission here, and, wouldn't you know, it's a 6-cylinder with the GM 4T-65EV. We sold this car a few months back (we are a used car dealer as well as a repair shop...

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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABJ6321R
Thanks to everyone who took the time to share their knowledge and experience. A special thank to Paul [...] from West Virginia, who sent me some great info regarding the EWS system and the DME. After pin point testing the inputs and grounds to the computer, and ...
2004 BMW 330Ci 3.0L rear view mirror VIN: WBABW534X4
Received 1 repl from Cedric (thanks) advising only 2 wires should have power, #3 and #5. We were going to kill the power on the other 2 wires and try another mirror at the car owners risk but he declined.
2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Steering VIN: 2G4WS52J54
replaced the steering rack and put a filter in line and flushed the fluid and all is good now
1997 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6ET1299V
Thanks everyone for the help the pressure sensor took care of the problem cleaned all other parts as describe and replace sensor and road tested put 150 miles on it alls good Trouble codes: P441.
1994 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GCDC14Z5R
OK, I'm being forced to close this post in order to reply. I have taken the intake back off to re-re-reinspect everything. Let me answer all the suggestions that I can remember before I close this. The balancer has not slipped, the cam is the same as with ...
2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDU03EXY
my whole problem with fixing this car was junk parts. i wish i coulkd use nothing but dealer parts. when this first came in it had a bad bogging like fuel pressue, which was okj at 55. then it started having intermitted spark. i could watch spark tester and sp...
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Check engine lite VIN: 3GNFK16T9Y
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1G1ND52J81
Its Fixed!!! Thanks Everyone for your posts. Alot of what was recommended was done, thats why this one was driving me crazy... Thanks Timothy from WI for your tip about the self-bledder cup. The fuel pressure regulator was bad sucking in a bunch of fuel, but n...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L drivetrain VIN: 1GCHK24UX3
Thanks for the help guys;much appreciated.It was the transfer case.Ordered rebuilt unit from gm and replaced it.Noise gone,
2008 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L oil pressure VIN: KL1TD66668
We have SOLD the car, I went to a friend at a Chev Dealer and he checked and found the car was just out of 100K warrenty, 99K and three weeks out , talked to mgr and he said bring it in and LET US chech it out for $115 and see if we will cover it, they decided...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L Heater
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L Rear Defroster VIN: 3C4FY58B02
The customer has not brought the vehicle back to us as of yet, but will save the replies we have received for when he does. Thanks to all who replied.
2000 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L Heater VIN: 1B4HS28Z0Y
Thanks to all much appreciated !!! So after blocking radiator with a piece of card board I realized fan clutch wasn't locked but was pulling way to much air. So I replaced fan clutch Problem solved. Thanks again
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L heater VIN: 1FTRX18W8X
thanks everyone for your responses. we did pull system into vacium and went a head and raise truck up in front. we also replaced heater hose that has the restricter in it. it seems to have corrected 99% of the noise. if a person listens real close around 180...
2000 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZF0732Y
thanks to all that replied. Kenneth was close with the noisy IAC. I replaced the new noisy one with an OE part and it solved the problem. The LTFT's are now in the 1- 2% range. The truck runs great and paseed the CA emissions test with ease. The compressor b... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2006 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTPX14VX6
Thanks for all the help.Found the fuel pump to be ok this time.Unplug connecter at fuel pump drive module quick test for power from front,white wire,and can test fuel pump with br-wh andpk-bk.ran fine this time .replaced fuel pump drive module,its a runner aga...
2003 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GKDT13S63
Thanks for all the help we change out the motor but first we checked the fuel there was something in the fuel look like sap or someting. Thanks again
2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS 3.3L MIL Lamp on
ok. when i tore it apart i found bank 1 both intake and exhaut cam jumped. but on bank 2 i found ONLY the exhaust cam jumped. band 2 intake did not jump, and didnt throw a bank 2 code because cam sensor only reads intake cam. so anyway got the undated tensione... Trouble codes: P0016.
2004 Jaguar XJ8 4.2L Transmission VIN: SAJEA71C94
The replies stated that there were issues with this trans arising from a design feature causing the trans to shift into neutral when the car was stopped to minimize vibration at idle while in gear running, and that that feature was later eliminated due to such...
2006 Kia Sportage LX 2.0L Starting VIN: KNDJF72246
thanks to everyone for the help. I ended up running a jumper wire to the starter solenoid wire and connected a test light to the jumper. i was able to make the vehicle no crank and during the no crank condition i was able to verify power at the starter solenoi...
2002 Land Rover Discovery Series II SD 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTL15482
Going to tow someplace that do the reprogram Thanks to all George Trouble codes: P1673 (Immobilizer not coded).
2007 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 4.4L Engine VIN: SALSK25487
Thank you for all the replies, we replaced the PCV valve on the rhs valve cover as recommended. I drove it around for a day. So far so good. Thank you again
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L leaks around oil filter VIN: 1LNFM92V9W
Got 8 repiles. 4 said I would have to pull pan & timing cover both to get to oil pressure relief valve. One time guide says 14 hrs. Car is not worth that. 4 others replies did not understand that I had way too much pressure. they only pointed out where it was ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Charging
First I must apologize for putting S class instead of E class. After more fuse pulling it ended up being the driver side seat control module. Thanks for all the help
2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L refrigerant capacity VIN: 1070441204
Thank you Edgar for your reply. None of the sources I have gave tje specs and this worked out perfectly. Thanks again.
2001 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L No Heat VIN: 4M2ZU86P21
I did pull the water pump as many suggested and the impeller looked great. I also flushed the heater core again. Ran the vehicle for 45 minutes and still never got to temp. I ended up putting a new clutch on the fan and and the engine did get hot enough to ope...
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1P4GP44R7V
I got one good reply on how to test for spark but it seems the others did not understand what the car was doing. I am still working on it and waiting for a manual from the public library which someone else has checked out, anyway THANKS for the replys Joe
1992 Pontiac Sunbird SE 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G2JB14T6N
Thanks everyone the bones you all threw out were good ideas except for a few. A lot said blown lower intake so I checked that and it was not leaking, other as well as I thought converter so I pulled the 02 sensor and drove it with no change, someone said MA...
2000 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT3HP10V4Y
Fix: Crankshaft position sensor. Our Vantage did not catch glitch in waveform, however the Mastertech labscope showed crank sensor glitch. Furthermore, our tech borrowed his dad's 1999 Rav4 and brought to the shop and performed the same tests and we could c...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L suspension VIN: 3VWSC29M0Y
it was a upper strut mount , replaced that and alll is good strange how the noise was coming the pass floorboard ,but oh well its fixed and headed down the road , thanks all
2000 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L flasher VIN: WV3AH4700Y
The consensus was the combination switch, tried cleaning as suggested but no help, replaced switch and problem solved! Thanks for the help, Bruce.
2010 Volkswagen Golf 2.5L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: WVWAA7AJ2A
Found a mouse or rat had chewed threw wire harness under throttle body, repaired the 6 wires in the harness, car still has same issue, accel sensor and map sensor are complety dead. Pin tested the ecu, found it has a bad control unit, customer declined repair ... Trouble codes: P2127, P0108, P0113.
1993 Volvo 960 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1KS9501P
Finally! After many head scratching hours of testing component after component and replacing a coil and a crank sensor we decided to just take a final gamble. We ordered up a new MAF sensor hoping that would fix it. Bolt it up and the problem is solved, althou... Trouble codes: 123 (Ect no signal).
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