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1996 Acura RL 3.5L Mechanical VIN: JH4KA9651T
this vehicle comes from a other shop vehicle wont start the replaced engine computer customer drove car and found transmission wont shift first shop told him he need to replaced the trans we replaced the trans and the correct pcm vehicle still wont shift check...
2005 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L left dynamic cornering light VIN: WAUDL94FX5
Hello fellow Audi techs. I Have this A6 that had a fault for the left side dynamic cornering light motor. the light seems to be a little lower than the right side. I ran through guided fault finding on my vag program and it was not very helpful. I ran through ...
2008 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: WAUDF78E68
Hello Audi techs: Have this 08 A4 with 2.0 fsi with mil on and codes 16891, 18619 and 18711. The issue is I have an oil leak at cover, and i think the crank breather system is faulty. At idle I can't remove the oil filler cap, if i partially remove dipstick , ... Trouble codes: 16891 (Idle air control system rev/min higher than expected), 18619 (system lean at idle), 18711 (intake air leak)
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L convertible top
One for you Beamer boys. Got this '01 325CI that the convertible top is inoperable. It has a code 25- 'potentiometer short to ground' in the top module. Trouble is I can find no information in Mitchell, AllData or Identifix on what to do with this code or what...
2006 BMW 750i 4.8L 3-4 upshift VIN: WBAHL83506
Code 4F89 remains, no driveability concerns are noticed.
2004 Cadillac SRX 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1GYDE63A14
hi fellow techs. i've got this srx wich has been involved in a front end collision.vehicle was a no start when it arrived. when first scanning it there was multiple communication, abs, evap, fuel level,02,and coil codes. the pcm c3 connector was damaged and w... Trouble codes: P2301, P0351 (Ign coil a primary circ prob), P2319 (Ign coil 7 cont circ hi), P0357 (Ign coil g primary circ prob), P0353 (Ign coil c primary circ prob), P2313
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GNEK13R4V
thank you all for looking this vehicle was towed in for a no start found no fuel pressure replaced fuel pump and filter all good customer picked it up worked good for a month then had vehicle towed in for no start when i went to push vehicle in it fired right ...
1999 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2CNBJ1865X
This tracker cuts out after driving about a mile from a cold soak. It will jerk and die at Idle or when accelerating hard and the rpms are over 3500. When this happens the tack drops to 0 and the mil light comes on for a split second, Then things return to nor...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Noise from off idle to 1300 rpm VIN: 1GCHK23G61
There is a noise coming from the front of the transmission that sounds like a dry bearing or dry u-joint squeek. I expected to find a belt tensioner/pulley before I opened the hood. It starts as soon as you come off idle to about 1300 rpm. Will do it in any ge...
2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L All gauges, radio and DIC VIN: 2G1WX15K61
The IPC, radio and DIC will quit working intermitantly. It only acts up for a few seconds usually. The traction light, battery and low fuel message come on when it acts up. The service traction control message and trac off light stay on even when every thing g...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS 5.3L reverse
Truck Came in with no reverse and grinding badly in low/reverse. Tore down and planet was broken. I replaced the rear planet/ park ring/ retainer and reassembled. On start up, wheels move forward normally with no noise. In reverse, the wheels won't budge. On c...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDS13S44
Truck came to the shop knocking,we installed jasper engine,engine runs fine,but now we have mil light on and code po0016 cam/crank correlation problem.eng has good power and runs smooth.Tested voltage to solenoid with key on 12-13 volts goea away when we conne... Trouble codes: P0016, P0013
2008 Chevrolet Uplander 3.9L ABS Module VIN: 1GBDV13158
Had this vehicle in the shop today with a code C0131 which is: Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) Pressure Circuit. From what I can tell this code sets when the ABS module sees pressure and the brake pedal switch is not applied. Checked wiring it looks good. This co...
2010 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L front of engine VIN: 1GC2GTBG1A
chirpping noise from front of engine. pulled belts off same noise. noise from front motor cover. disassembled front cover, oil pan and oil pump. no problem found with those parts. it has varible cam timing and the gear assembly appears to be ok. also when runn...
2006 Chrysler 300 2.7L Timing chain VIN: 2C3KA43R46
Hey guys, I got this 2006 Chysler 300. Here is my problem, after the engine warms up the chain tensioner collapses and the chain starts slapping around, LOUD. I have changed the tensioner twice with aftermarket ones and the third with a factory one. I know for...
1991 Dodge Dynasty LS 3.3L Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1B3XC56R6M
vehicle brought in shop due to misfire at idle, surge down road and backfire under hard aceleration. misfire found to be on #3 by disconecting injectors one by one and watching rpms and feeling new miss occur. check of peak firing kv of cyls at idle found #3 l...
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 8.0L Oil consumption VIN: 3B7MF36W6W
Greetings!!! We have in this Dodge dually that the customer is complaining of excessive oil consumption. He states that normal driving it will use about 1 qt. of oil in about 300 miles. But when towing with a 5th wheel, it can use 1 qt. in about 100 miles. He ...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.2L Torque converter code VIN: 3B7HF13Y3W
Vehicle came in with check engine light, pulled code (P0740 torque converter solenoid circuit failure) customer said he felt a slight possible intermittent RPM change while driving down the freeway (maybe once a week). After testing and replacing all 3 solenoi...
2003 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L No Start
car came in over heating and water pump leaking out weep hole replaced water pump and thermostat engine runs good but not heat and won't crank when hot Found battery was bad customer took car and replaced battery with used one Car came back 2 days later overhe... Trouble codes: 344 (cam/crank sync)
1986 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU15N3G
After related history repairs, fuel pressure still drops rapidly. Funny thing is when the vehicle is cold, there is no extended cranking., only when hot. But pressure drops rapidly engine cold or hot. I checked presure regulator, but no signs of fuel in vac po...
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L running lean VIN: 2FMZA5248X
Hello,We have this 1997 Windstar having long term fuel trim issues. first a little history,approx. 1 year ago had a burnt valve that we repaired - removed both heads , machine shop rebuilt , the valves indicated a lean burn condition where the valve stems were... Trouble codes: P0453
2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L engine VIN: 1FTRF17W3Y
engine will rev up then fall on its face and die when you put trans in drive.only drive not reverse, will not do it when engine is cold only warmed up checked for vaccum leaks found none talked to the ford dealer they said it is the iac sensor, witch was my fi...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3FTNW20F41
P1316 memory code-idm dtcs stored in idm no codes in idm with my modis did all the under valve cover checks and replaced the idm. now it will cut out and stall like before only with no code at all im lost seems like when the cmp sensor fails so i took a stab a...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L cam phazer/chain VIN: 1FTPW14544
Seeing this truck for the first time, came in running really poorly, had rich bank 1 and coil primary A codes present, scanner showed 56 degrees camshaft timing advance at idle on bank 1, normal bank 2, camshaft timing didnt change off idle bank 1, normal bank...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSW21565
THANKS IN ADVANCE GUYS, Have a 2005 f-250 with 5.4l 3 valve engine with 200,000 miles. Truck runs very rough at idle then will smooth out and run fine. road test and truck will barely pull itself. never dies but has no power then will go for a while (runs poo... Trouble codes: P0012 (Camshaft timing over-retarded bank 1), P0021 (Camshaft timing over advanced bank 2), P0300 (Random misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 2 misfire), P0304 (Cylinder 3 misfire)
2005 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K75
2005 Explorer 4.0 came to us after being at another shop. Came in with rough idle and misfires. The other shop replaced plugs wires and egr valve and intake gaskets. We checked plugs and found they used autolites so we replaced with motorcraft no change. We re... Trouble codes: P0316, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0304
2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L cruise VIN: 1FMZU77K45
cruise would not engage,i read on mitchell on demand about the brake pressure switch on the master cylinder.i then disconnected the switch and jumped the two wire conn.roadtest proved the cruise would then operate,replaced the switch and roadtested,cruise woul...
2006 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Spark plug
Ive done a bunch of these plugs with no problems so when 6 out of 8 plugs broke it was par for the course. I got 5 out but on the last one the Matco extractor tool broke off almost flush with the top of the plug tip. Anyone ever had success getting the broken ...
2006 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMYU03156
Vehicle came in with severe clatter noise on top end. It will only run for about a minute or two, then the engine Will stall out. There is a P0340 DTC stored. It also sounds Like a popping noise in the intake. I'm just wondering if anyone has seen this problem...
2007 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1FDAF57P87
Hello, well i have misfire on #1 cyl. Have ck ckt from ficm connector to injector found ok. Ck injector ohms. Found ok. I suspect defective ficm. Ford sells a partial ficm or complete. I suspect driver has gone bad. Which one do i need.and does it need flashin... Trouble codes: P0262 (1 injector ckt high), P0263 (1 contribution fault)
2000 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT 5.7L ABS & Speedometer VIN: 1GTHK34R5Y
ABS lite on. Replaced front calipers, rotors, hub&bearings/abs sensors. Cleaned rear brake shoes and drums. Pressure bled system. Cleared codes and road tested. ABS lite came on imediatly upon starting to move. Hooked up Solus scanner and read front sensors an...
2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLT 6.6L Headlights, Taillights VIN: 1GTHK236X7
Customer came in with a complaint of intermittent in-operation of all exterior lighting except for passenger front marker (amber) light. Customer claims that after shutting car off and restarting, lights were functional again. I was unable to recreate this iss...
2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Suspension VIN: KMHDN45D82
HELP!!! Please. We have this Elantra that we racked on a side post lift and lifted from the factory lift points to do a oil change and brake check. After we let down and test drove it rode like a tank. Struts locked up? Have read online of other people posting...
2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Timing belt VIN: KMHWF25S33
This is my loaner car that I am simply hoping someone can shed some light on what happened and save me from chasing my tail. I started it to drive to my day job when it was -10 degrees Fahrenheit, and although it fired right up, I heard a bit of engine noise t...
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L Misfire VIN: JNKCA21A1X
intermittent missfire but ok today, is there a tid in mode 6 data on this vehicle to determine which cylinder is the problem? I know the tsb says to replace all coils but would prefer knowlage over parts hanging can anybody help Trouble codes: P1320
2010 Infiniti G37 X 3.7L Noise VIN: JN1CV6ARXA
When starting this vehicle hot there a spark knocking noise not sure if it is that but sure sound like it could something be going on with the varible valve timing. Has anybody seen this problem.
1990 Isuzu Pickup LS 2.6L No Start VIN: JAACL16E3L
Hello all! Thank you in advance for your time. We have a 1990 Isuzu pickup in our shop with a no start. Tested and found it has no spark. At the 2 wire coil connector we have key on +12 volts like we should, but the ground side is not pulsing. Testing at the b...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1J4GZ58S0S
Hi All, Thanks in advance for the help. Have a 95 Jeep Grand Cherokee here. This is an OBD1 car with a single O2 sensor. Car has failed CA emissions 3 times for high NoX Car has NO EGR or timing adjustment Car failed smog the first time as follows: Co2%=...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GX48S34
I'm getting a code for low ECT voltage. I replaced the sensor with no change. Voltage read 0.00. When I unplugged sensor, voltage went to 5.0 and temp read 64F. When I connect the two wires, voltage goes to 0.0 but temp does not change. Temp gauge on dash neve... Trouble codes: P0117 (Low Coolant Temp Sensor Voltage)
2007 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Air Suspension VIN: SALMF15497
Has a history of suspension problems, apparently leaking down and not raising... I would like to install a kit from Arnott that would replace the air system with a kit eliminates the air system and also be able to keep the light/warning system from messaging. ...
1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L 1-2 shift VIN: 1LNLM81W5P
Hi all, I am an experienced transmission tech in the gm field mainly. This vehicle has an AODE trans. I am having shifting problems. when in the D range, the trans skips the 2nd gear shift. It stays in 1st gear for a longer time than normal and then shifts to ...
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Air Suspension VIN: 1LNHM82W6Y
I'm trying to repair this air suspension without the benefit of having a scanner which can operate it. I've replaced both solenoid valves in the air bags, as they would intermittently stick open or closed. The bags will now hold air reliably. I fabricated a ...
2007 Mazda CX-7 Touring 2.3L cyl head VIN: JM3ER29377
hey guys, this vehicle was severely overheated. i pulled the head and found the gasket leaking in the center. i checked for warpage found to be .013 does anyone see a problem with machining the head this much? i cant find a spec anywhere. wil this afect timing...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L convertible top VIN: WDBFA67E7R
This early 129 SL convertible cam in for top not working. Hard top will release and unlock, but convertible top will not rise, neither will anything else. Tried to perform scan tools test and reading, got no communication from convertible or roll top modules. ...
2004 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM50U64
I am having trouble with starting thi sable. It has 45 psi and injector pulse. I got it to run yesterday for alittle while and will not stay running at all. Trouble codes: P0511 (idle air control curcuit), P1633 (kam voltage to low)
1970 Pontiac GTO 5.7L R7R cluster VIN: 242370P236
Can someone give me an approximate time to R&R the instrument cluster in this car. It appears to come out from the back of the dash requiring dash removal.Thanks
1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L alternator VIN: 1G2HX52K9T
have a 96 pontiac bonneville nightmare. customer brought it in with no charging problem, has replaced alternator 3 times with reman from advanced auto. We checked red wire at pcm for power and didnt have power. Put power to wire and started charging. Replaced ...
2003 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: YS3FB45S03
I'd like some help or info on where to go with this Saab. It runs and drives flawlessly off idle, and has no codes driving along. If vehicle isn't allowed to idle for more than 10 seconds, there are no issues. It toggles in and out of closed loop and seems to ... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TX92V23
Hi there i have a suzuki eating my breakfast,lunch,and dinner. It has an intermitent stalling no power issue. At first i coundn't get it to act up and then after driving for a while it would stall out and barely move just pop back as if the air intake was off ... Trouble codes: P0103 (Maf high voltage input), P2229 (Baro high input), P0328 (Knock sensor circuit high)
2002 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T62
this car run great,except for the idler when cold its revs to 2000 rpm then after it warms up come down.but my problem its the ck engine light keeps coming on.i replaced both oxegen sensors to no avail.i still get the same code for lean and cat threshold not b... Trouble codes: P0171
2004 Toyota Tacoma 3.4L transfer ase VIN: 5TEWN72N44
Hi Group I can't find the labor for R&R the rear half of the transfer case housing. And the dealer is no help!!The T/C is manual shift,Is there anything i need to know or watch for.Before is start that job. Thanks
2006 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L Air bag VIN: 2T1BR32E46
We got this Corolla after body shop repaired left front corner, replaced driver's air bag, pretensioner & module. They thought it just needed code cleared. B1900 comes right back. They had accidentally ordered 2 used seat belts so I tried the other one. Still ...
2005 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Oil Pressure VIN: WVWAE63B25
Dont know how much help i'll get on this one but here goes. 2005 VW Passat TDI came in with no oil pressure. Had a bad balance shaft/oil pump assembly which is a known problem. Customer did not want to fix and gave me the car. Found all kinds of info online ab...
2007 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T 2.0L parking brake VIN: WVWTK73C67
Vehicle came in with parking brake light flashing and chime going off.nothing was done with the brakes like recent replacement.pulled codes in parking brake module (65) and attemptemted to clear codes.code [...] voltage for right parking brake motor elet...
2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWLL7AJXB
Sorry I do not have testing results on hand for fuel preasure and tail pipe readings but all was within tolerance. EGR valve fuctions and is not binding/sticking. Exhaust flow seems to be good. fuel milage is in low to mid 40's. engine power is excellent. The ... Trouble codes: P0401

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2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L cluster, interior functions VIN: WBAGN63483
Sorry guys. Closing this one out w/o being fixed. I did the jumper sure reset before I put this help request up and after. It didn't fix it. I've been off for a few days but at last I spoke to my boss he was sending it to the local bummer specialist. Thx for ...
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Battery goes dead after sitting for 2-3 days VIN: 1G6KD54Y81
thanks for all the help. turns out the passenger seat adjustment switches were at fault
1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Egr, Evap, CAT monitors VIN: 1GNEC13R1W
Hello to all. Thank you very much for your suggestions. The fix was the FTPS along with the rebuilt PCM-reflash. After the first test drive the EGR monitor ran without a problem. No codes set and we will continue to drive to confirm the EVAP and the CAT mo...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJC39U22
its fixed i forgot to clear the codes thanks to all who helped
2004 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L Coolant VIN: KL1TJ52654
Thanks to all who replied. We replaced the cylinder head gasket. The cylinder head checked out ok at the machine shop - no machining necessary. We also cleaned the fins on the radiator and condenser as well as flushed the cooling system after the cylinder h...
2006 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WB58K26
Thanks everyone for the quick and accurate responses, I am working with my Genysis right now, as I got rid of my first generation verus and am shopping for a more complete scan tool. Your answers for the relearn with Tech 2 was correct, i did have to send to d...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL46X72
I was checking into this for a fellow shop owner. I've sent him to my guy to get a used ECU reprogrammed from the wreckers.This company charges 90.00 dollars to reprogramm and intiallize these used units. I have used them before, had great success. Still would... Trouble codes: P0601.
2005 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L no communication VIN: 2C4GP54L45
Thank you for the help. What we ended up doing is just powering up the terminal that went nowhere in the ipm. The schematics shows in the alldata that the green/pink wire is supposed to power up pin 8 of the abs. It goes no place in the ipm, but it is connecte...
2005 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.3L lf caliper VIN: 2C4GP44R95
Yup, the ABS unit was the problem. Thanks to all who replied. The vehicle has been repaired for more than three weeks and two snow events. I will not see this one back in the shop for that reason again. Thanks all!!!
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44R41
Thanks for all the replies! Don't ask me why I didn't try a cam sensor on here, I guess because the scope pattern looked good...but that was it! The aftermarket cam sensor was the problem...
2007 Dodge Sprinter 2500 3.0L odometer VIN: WD0PE84587
Hi Everyone, This one had to phone home, I was unable to code the new cluster due to corrupted data.Had to go to Sprinter dealer to download correct scs coding from MB. Thanks for the suggestions, did try just plugging in but it would not transfer miles or ...
1999 Ford Mustang 3.8L Differential VIN: 1FAFP4444X
thanks to all that replied. i was able to find a differential but none here in Tenn. from a reputable yard. install it & all is well. once again thanks.
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Pats VIN: 1FAFP36331
Thank you for all the replies. I did what Robert [...] said. I went to the hardware store and had an all metal key made and taped the original key to it. The vehicle started. My customer understood and will go to the dealer sometime to have the new keys...
2001 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L exhaust VIN: 1FTRW08L21
thanks for all the info replace all studs & maifold had to weld one nut to a stud came out ok .thanks
2006 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L timing VIN: 1FTYR10D36
Sorry for the delay. Many replies stated to check the exhaust or that maybe the engine was still out of time, but the real problem was valve clearance. Every valve in the head was replaced at the machine shop but when it was sent there the cams and follo...
2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Transfer Case VIN: 1GKFK16Z32
2006 GMC Canyon SLT 3.5L 4WD light flashes VIN: 1GTDT13626
Thanks for all the replies, Michael from Penn hit the nail on the head, it was the transfer case 2/4 indicator switch located on the bottom of the transfer case. Why I don't know that MOD has very little information on this switch, easy to test & replace. I oh...
2010 GMC Canyon SLE 2.9L stability VIN: 1GTHTCD95A
Thanks for taking the time to view my post. Any how the way I see it (from the research I have done) If you have this problem get a pair of dice and roll. Not even dealers know what will fix this issue, add extremly poor diagnostic info and its off to the race...
1993 Honda Civic del Sol S 1.5L emissions VIN: JHMEG1142P
This veh. had several issues. Jumped time one tooth,one injector not pulseing properly all the time and of course these problems caused a premature cat. failure. Replaced timing belt and ECM. Brought numbers close to perfect then replaced converter. Thanks fo...
2003 Honda Accord EX 2.4L axles VIN: 1HGCM71653
Looked at the motor mounts, and they seem ok and told the customer that I couldn't spend any more time on her car unless she paid the difference in price of the used and new axles to be sure it is a cv joint problem. We've not charged any additional labor sinc...
2006 Honda Civic Hybrid 1.3L Cooling Systems VIN: JHMES96966
Replaced radiator cap, drilled hole in t-stat. Allen nailed it got a hold of the air lift pump (u View) roughly 130.00 hooked it up and it was pumping nice. Test drove for 50 miles not a problem. Ritcher [...] wont take your comment as an insult but that is a good...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KMHDM45D01
not able to fix this problem, customer decided to trade in vehicle. We have tried a used ecu, also installed an assist relay to ground the main relay when ignition is on, new crank sensor, replace regulator inside alternator, checked grounds and power to ecu, ...
2006 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4F449S36
The Wrangler is still not fixed, but I need to close the request since it has been open too long. I would like to thank all you who responded very much. Most of the suggestions were to check the relays involved in starting. Others suggested how to check the st...
2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: SALNY12273
I want to thank those of you who offered suggestions, but the owner decided to not fix the vechical and to mine and his amazement it started up and he was able to drive it away. He will see what he can sell it for as is. Trouble codes: P0103, P1621.
2004 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L coolant leak VIN: SALNY22204
looks like all who talked about plastic thing were right, not looking forward to the job, boss is on vacation so ill let him go on safari for the parts since its kinda hard to come by around here but carquest deals with worldpac and other suppliers supplied to...
2007 Mazda 3 i 2.0L battery draw VIN: JM1BK32G27
so i removed the key as suggested and left the meter in line overnight. came in next morning and it had dropped out to 17 milliamps.i believe you are correct with the not enough drive time and the probability that i didnt wait long enough for computer time out...
2004 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Suspension VIN: WDBUH82J64
I will be ordering and replacing the wiring harness. My be a week before I get the part and install it so, I'm closing this request so I can open another that I'm having a problem with. I will still be open to any suggestions on this one though. Thank you.
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L pedal soft and low VIN: JN1CA21DXT
Sorry Guys, I have only been doing this for 37 years and it just goes to show you how you can miss the obvious while looking for the obscure. As I mentioned,I was attempting to fix a problem from another shop and began by replacing the rear calipers which they...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 5N1DD28T42
Hello and thanks to everyone, it turned out to be a timing chain that was really worn.If you revved this engine slowly it ran fine, but stab it and it would bog and drop the timing to negative advance, about 10 degrees! Thanks again George
2008 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Misfire VIN: 3N1AB61E58
Sorry for the Delay in closing. I found the problem while currant ramping the #4 coil and injector at the same time. Turns out the coil driver was starting to fail. I got lucky that the problem was starting to get worse and could get it to act up while stall t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random missfire), P0301 (p0304-), P0304 (testing and results).
2010 Nissan Rogue S 2.5L Misfire VIN: JN8AS5MV4A
I don't know how spark plugs could cause the intermittent "starts then dies",but customer seems to be happy now. Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire).
2001 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Monitor VIN: 1GHDT13W21
Thank everyone for trying to help. I have check the air system and it working fine. After 7 day of driving...the monitor finally ran. Thank again. Trouble codes: N0NE.
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DD58N9X
Well, all of the help responses said to r/r the cassette. I did and the car is running. I still did not get any idea on how to test this cassette but sometimes you just have to take it for what it is. Thank you all for your opinions and giving me your time.
2001 Saturn SC2 1.9L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G8ZY127X1
Its all better. Tried everything I could think of, some guessing too. Called Identifix hot line, they agreed that all the data was good except the fuel trim. He suggested cleaning fuel injectors. Didn't have much faith in that idea, but had nothing to lose...
2002 Saturn SL1 1.9L Brake Pads VIN: 1G8ZH52822
2008 Suzuki Forenza 2.0L Air Bag VIN: KL5JD56Z98
Thanks to the 3 Richards and William and Jim. I took y'alls advice and feel confident this will fix this Asian critter. Allen
2006 Toyota Prius 1.5L Steering VIN: JTDKB20UX6
I was waiting to here back from the customer but haven't yet, thanks for all the help !!! Will post the fix if I receive it.
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L All Gauges VIN: 4T1BE46K77
2007 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L No Start
Thanks Saieed,his answer worked. Connect #4 to #13 terminals together of data link connector, turn ignition on engine off for 35 minutes after rewriting vin and that all. Alldata says just do vin rewrite and that's all and nothing about what Saieed. I sent thi...
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