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2004 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Misfire VIN: WAULT64B34
This car will set the lean code after 2 trips. occas has slight missfire, more cold. runs well warm. The crank case vent valve has been replaced yet there is excessive vac in crankcase. If you remove the oil fill cap the engine runs poor and almost stalls. It ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303, P0306, P1428
1997 BMW 750iL 5.4L Starter motor VIN: WBAGK2328V
Having this car in my stall for almost a day now and still no answer. This BMW has no power to the starter solenoid. It cranks over when the K6324 (starter relay) is by passed, but the engine will not start. Found no power supply at the fuel pump connector, te...
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBADN6341X
vehicle brought in for complaint of oil leak, appeared to be from the intake and valve covers, also it was smoking out the tailpipe, the leak from the intake lead me to iatn, found others stated to check for crankcase vacuum and yes it was so..replaced the bre...
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L blower
a/c drain clogged.water killed blower.i am trying to remove the blower.no info in alldata.blower and housing look like it comes out bottom.i have been unable to get all the screws out.i was looking at pics from a parts store.one customer feedback said you coul...
2006 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.5L vents VIN: 3G5DA03L76
We just posted this vehicle with 2 problems . We received a few responses to one of the problems. The other problem is that if you have the system on dash registers with Ac on the air blows strong. If you leave the vents where they are and just turn the temp. ...
1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Misfire VIN: W06VR54R9V
Thanks for reading. Car came in with coolant leak. Battery was dead so I never started the car. Pressure tested the cooling system. Had head gasket leak to outside. Customer had driven in car so I assumed it ran ok. After head gaskets were replaced started car... Trouble codes: P0303
1997 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KF5292V
This car was towed to us from another shop, no start, flashing prndl gear indicators, theft system problem may not re-start message, battery goes dead overnight, trac/abs lights on, radio and hvac do not turn on, connected Tech 2, no communication to any modul...
2005 Cadillac SRX 4.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GYEE63A85
I have a caddilac here that overheats and has little heat from dash vents. This is from another shop. They were told the vehicle needed a heater core but they found hoses bypassed so they replaced hoses without doing heater core. I noticed while i was checking...
2007 Cadillac SRX 3.6L security VIN: 1GYEE63767
Greetings, This Caddy has what I believe to be a problem in the security system? I could use some thoughts on this, I will try to explain as best as I can because I am going on what the customer has told me. The problem started off this way.. He could unlock t...
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Ignition Switch VIN: 2G1WL52M5V
While trying to start the switch doesn't want to turn. Sometimes I can lift up on the column shifter and it will turn. It doesn't do this all the time just sometimes. Any help will be appreciated.
2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2G1WW12E43
This vehicle came in with a hesitation complaint. We noticed a collapsed vacuum line on the evap solenoid and that the ect was unplugged which account for the ect code. This vehicle will run great then all of a sudden the fuel trims go to -20 and it starts sur... Trouble codes: P0118, P0420, P1635
2005 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L Brake Lights VIN: 1G1ZT54835
After sitting for a few hours or overnight, when you first start vehicle with foot off the brake pedal the brake lights will come on, and stay on with foot off of brake pedal. When you put youre foot lightly on pedal then brake lights go out and when you push ...
2006 Chevrolet HHR LT 2.2L Steering VIN: 3GNDA23D96
Ok this car came in with the powersteering check coming on in the display. On my test drive i found i had no speedo ,no trans shift and no powersteering. After spending some time i found the owner had taken it somewhere else and they had tried to replace the 6...
2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT 2.8L Timing Chain Tensioner VIN: 1GCCS14816
The timing chain rattles upon cold start for a few seconds. It did not start immediately after head work at dealer. I have removed the oil pan and timing cover. The guides look good. I am wondering if just replacing the tensioner will stop the noise or if I sh...
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L rear ac blower VIN: 1GNES16S76
This trailblazer with manual a/c came in with the rear ac blower not working. Customer stated it would come on at random times. We checked and had power to the blower motor but no ground. It grounds through the module. Checked the main ground to the rear unit ...
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L Spark Knock VIN: 3C4FY48B53
Car brought in for mil. The car had a code Random Misfire and number 4 misfire. Test drove and found it would take a while to start and has spark knock. Fuel pump took care of the hard start but not the ping. Replaced the knock sensor without success. A month ...
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L shifter VIN: 2C4GM68465
-This van came in with a shift lock issue. Would not come out of park. Checked brake switch, shifter and for codes. Early stages of the problem would work 95% of the time. The solenoid was very loud at this time. Quickly became a large problem. I'm a lucky sho...
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Unknown VIN: 2C4GF68425
customer came in complaining of excessive oil consumption, IATN has nothing on this, but a google search turned up tons of complains with no solutions, some had dealer re-ring under warranty. I checked pcv seems to be working normal. air filter looks due but n...
2008 Chrysler Aspen Limited 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1A8HW58208
Hello to all, I have a 07 Aspen that intermittently sets a code P0133 for bank 1 sensor 1 slow response. We have swapped sensors from bank to bank, checked for exhaust leaks, vacuum leaks and found no problems. It actually appears to be running on the rich si... Trouble codes: P0133 (02 sensor 1/1 slow response)
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L compressor VIN: 1FMDU32X0T
not cooling. evaporator,and condenser and lines been flushed.accumulator been replaced as well as orifice tube. orificetube was clogged with dirt but no aluminum flakes found adecuate freon was pumped in along with 2 ounces of oil.system is a R134. compressor ...
1997 Ford F800 5.9L Park brake VIN: 1FDPF80C1V
This truck came to us after someone else had replaced the engine, the owner said the parking brake was not working and no one at the other shop knew anything about how it worked. He was unclear if the brake worked before the engine was replaced. Unfortunately ...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZX1720W
I inherited this truck from another shop, they replaced cmp, ckp, coils, plugs and fuel filter. Tried driving down the street and it starts bucking and jerking and I barely made it back to shop. Checked codes and found P1747 epc solenoid circuit, read somethin...
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTNE24L0Y
Van came in with a knocking engine. Was running before engine relacement. Swapped out engines. Now it starts then dies, like a anti-theft issue. No PATS on this vehicle. Used origonal sensors from old engine,(CAM(CKP(OIL Sender,ETC.). Have re-checked connector...
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FTSX21P86
Vehicle came in as a crank no start. No codes present. Pursued all of the data and had 1400 PSI of ICP. Did the injector buzz test and it passed, did the balloon test and it passed. Determined that the injectors had to be bad. Removed all 8, had them tested an...
2008 Ford Escape XLT 2.3L ignition VIN: 1FMCU03Z88
Guy I got anotherone I need guidance with this escape that customer bought at a auto auction it came with an intermittent no crank I then used a relay jumper to starter and it started check codes and U2023 came under ontrument cluster data, but then when I tur...
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.4L Low Airflow VIN: 1FDAW56R28
This truck has low airflow out of any of the vents or other positions. Fan works on all four speeds and air is distributed to the vents the floor and the defrost properly, and the fresh air and recirculate work properly. Does any b0dy know how the air fllows t...
2010 Ford E-450 Super Duty 5.4L Low Alternator output VIN: 1FDFE4FL9A
I have low output voltage at idle with all loads on. Batteries are new and has new cable ends on all batteries. I have done output tests as indicated above. I am thinking two scenarios, the alternator is worn out or the regulator is not getting turned on long ...
1996 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L Sensor VIN: 1GTCT19X4T
If You Step On The Brake At Around 45 mph, The ABS Would Activate. No Codes. Watching A Graph Of All 3 Sensors, RF Was Spiking Up & Down. Changed Backing Plate (Sensor Mounted To It) And Hub Assembly Because Old Sensor Had Been Rubbing On Tone Ring. Used Dorma...
1997 GMC Sonoma SLE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GTCS1942V
Vehicle came in with no start. Repaired wires that were tampered with during installation of propane system back to stock. Checked all power and grounds at pcm ok. No ignition pulse or injector pulse. can communicate with pcm, no codes retrieved.
2005 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNYF18485
Calling all Honda techs!! Someone please help me before this vehicle drives me crazy!! We initially had this vehicle in for routine maintenance and replaced spark plugs and performed a fuel injection system cleaning, intake system cleaning, and throttle body c... Trouble codes: P2276 (Intake air system leak)
2011 Honda Accord EX-L 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCP3F87B
now i wondering if somebody have been family with this kind of problem i really dont know what happennig here thanks Trouble codes: P0137, P0157
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L fuel smell VIN: JNKCV51E53
The customer brought this car in saying there is an exhaust smell in the cabin while driving. I drove it around and didnt notice any smell. I let it idle in the parking lot for about an hour and noticed a slight fuel smell in the cabin. I looked for fuel leaks...
2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L Evap VIN: JACDJ58X72
Have customer come in with check engin light found code p0456 on. Smoke tested vehicle no leaks found cleared code vehicle came back 2 months 2k miles later with same code. Still no leaks found replaced line from canister to purge solenoid due to might have se...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Engine VIN: 1J4GL48K92
Help! I have a Jeep liberty here that has what sounds like a lifter noise on the drivers side. Customer replaced all lifters and cam followers on drivers side. It still made the same noise so he brought it to me. We found 2 broken valve spring on drivers side....
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L power windows VIN: 1J4GW48S93
Customer came with no windows or mirrors working found broken wire in door jam. Repaired the wire now power mirrors work but not windows. Checked for power and ground at switch have both. Jumped power and ground to window motor and it operates fine. Tried a kn...
2007 Kia Sorento EX 3.8L engine on and off VIN: KNAJC52187
This is a Diesel Engine, maybe this car didnt get to the USA market cause it has a Diesel Engine. The engine dies and you have to wait a minute or so and then it starts again. Happens any moment, mostly when hot.
2003 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.6L Lifters VIN: SALTW16413
HI Rover Techs i need help. I have a 2003 Disco 4.6 liter with very noisy valve train. Came in with what sounded like a collpased lifter. Sales dept authorized replacement of lifters. While apart noticed the block and crank were replaced with new but old rods ...
2003 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: SALNY22233
Vehicle came with misfire on cold. Checked and it does misfire on cold and still runs poorly when heats up. It runs rich. Replaced oxygen sensor. No change. If I clear the codes and test drive it, p1472 comes back. Any help. Trouble codes: P0172, P1472
2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19222
We did replace timing belt and after that it got misfire on cylinder #1 and #6. Replaced Ignition coil, wires, plugs, ECM, recheck timing and I did replace VVT sprocket, igniter. The misfire only happen at idle engine speed when it goes above 1000 rpm spark is... Trouble codes: P0301, P0306
2006 Lexus GS300 3.0L Security VIN: JTHBH96S96
This was a dead tow in, someone buggered up the wiring harness inside the trans and the PCM is toast, we obtained a salvaged PCM from a same year/make/model Lexus, using a OTC J2534 Pass through and TIS (toyota Techstream) i rewrote the VIN, (using the VIN rew...
1980 Lincoln Mark VI 5.0L ball joint control arm VIN: 0Y90F66572
I have searched the world over for the correct front upper ball joint or control arm for this dinosaur. My local ford dealer gives me [...] & 83A for control arm #s, but those are for the stamped control arm - this car has a tubular design. Same thing wi...
2005 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation VIN: 5LMFU28535
We have this Navigator. It has had the engine replaced at another shop. KOEO code P2006 IMRC stuck closed. My scanners only have the ability to monitor voltage but no functional test for this. The voltage is 5.11 KOEO. From the wiring diagram the black white w... Trouble codes: P2006 (IMRC stuck closed)
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.4L compressor VIN: WDBGB34E9N
Compressor locked up but did not burn clutch. We replaced unit with Denso and charged system. No current to clutch; reinstalled temperature sensor for compressor. Tests at 586 ohm. Disconnected battery, attempted ACC reset using defrost/recirculation buttons, ...
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L starter VIN: WDBFA67E6R
hey fellow techs, this 94 SL500 came from the benz dealership claiming it needed a starter. the customer supplied his own starter. i installed it and sure enough the car still didnt start. i checked the the power wire and it is getting 12v. the trigger wire is...
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 5.0L SBC module ? VIN: WDDDJ75X56
This customer had the work listed done at another shop and had an odd thing happen 4 times since. On her way home while stopping at a traffic light and almost stopped, the car surged forward like she had stepped on the gas. I questioned her thoroughly and it w...
2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 4Matic 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBRF92H77
Hello All Fellow Techs. I need some advise and help with 07 ME/BE, C280 with problem start when engine hot or when engine run a little rough, we been replace few parts from local dealer according to their apinion, Cam Sensors and Cam Magnets,Crank Sensor and T... Trouble codes: P0015, P0016, P0255, P0155, P0335
1994 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on
Hi fellow IATN I have this 1994 Mercury Grand Marquis 4.6L that have been in the shop for a few days now..Surging at idle and DTC 172 & 176. +First the customer complaint that the car will not go over 25MPH..So find out it was a bad MAF sensor, I replaced wit... Trouble codes: 172 (Exhaust lean B1), 176 (Exhaust lean B2)
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L air bag light VIN: WMWRF335X5
car came in for air bag light on, used maxidas to get codes, had code 71 in air bag module, seat occupancy detector, scan seat module, had 1b,1f 06, control unit fault, 03, undervoltage. passenger seat only has three wires for operation, power, ground and k li...
2004 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Ecm, Tcm, Ipdm VIN: 1N4BA41E94
Vehicle has a prolonged cranking time to start, and occasionally will not start. Transmission in limp mode. There is power and ground to the IPDM, ECM, and TCM. There is continuity to the IPDM, ECM, TCM and diagnostic port through the CAN lines. IPDM test that...
1942 Pontiac Streamliner 4.1L Fuel Pump VIN: THERE1SN21
I feel pretty dumb having to ask this but we have this 1937 Pontiac (shop car) I'm trying to put a fuel pump in it cut and dry pull the lines remove the bolts pull it out. No help from the manual but I have tried every position I can and I can't get the arm ou...
1991 Pontiac 6000 LE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2AF84T9M
Grettings: Vehicle towed in w/ no start. Verified concern. No codes (code 12 is because it is not starting). No spark. No pulse. Usually this is either an ignition module or an ecu however when I used my test light to check pulse to injector I noticed that I h...
1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, lack of power VIN: 1G2NE53M8S
Well after pealing this thing down to do the intake gaskets, to which it ran great coming in, other than the leak. Did the gaskets and vehicle was immediately hard to start. Finally starting, but idle is very poor, currently suspecting EGR. has the Digital 3...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WP0CA2984X
What is the normal operating temp. of the engine? This car came in the shop a few weeks ago with a low coolant found the expansion tank cracked and leaking, replaced the tank and shipped the car. It came back over heating. I checked it and it was over heating ...
1982 Toyota Celica Supra 2.8L temp gage VIN: JT2MA67L2C
im havimg truble locating specs for ohms to temp readings on this year. iv found some on other years and makes. but with the 18 ohms seems over heating to me also took temp as close to the sender as posable and reading 180 im thinking gage is incorect help!!
2002 Toyota Avalon XLS 3.0L engine VIN: 4T1BF28B82
this vehicle started to smoke at start up while it had sat up either cold or after several hours sitting, a decent cloud of smoke definitely oil, then it would settle and no visible smoke til next start up. performed a BG109 motor flush and changed engine oil ...
1998 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWFA81H1W
After last coil replacement, misfires went away... for a while. Started returning, mostly at idle. Ultimately the car died. Towed in. Spark plugs burned up to over .050" gap. Cap shows signs of burning, black residue on inside and inbetween orange and black pi...

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2003 Buick Century Custom 3.1L brakes, abs VIN: 2G4WS52JX3
Thanks for the timely responses,This car has drum rear brakes and as strange as it sounds when we replaced the one wheel cylinder which was barely leaking it was healed.We did also replace the drums.As per received advice we also cleaned the backing plate extr...
2006 Buick Rendezvous CXL 3.5L Dual Zone Controls VIN: 3G5DA03L76
I'm going to close this request even though we didn't find the problem. The main issue right now is the problem seems intermittent and not happening now. I want to thank all that offered assistance for their time and effort.
2007 Cadillac CTS 2.8L No Start VIN: 1G6DM57T17
well guys, i tried alot of things on this car and the only thing i can come up with is that it had something to do with all the rain we have had here lately, i apologize for not having any helpful info about this. i rechecked all the injectors for a leak, insp...
2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1GCFG15M01
customer finley brought it back in replaced distributor cap&rotor with ac delco, found the bolts holding the cap down one had come loose so cap was a little loose also the rotor was a little loose, the distributor cap mounting screws one was striped was that w... Trouble codes: P1381, P0300.
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52J83
The other shop decided to take the car back and put another engine in it. if I hear anything ill update. thanks for all the help and suggestions. Trouble codes: P0300.
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L t-case VIN: 1GNDT13S84
i ended up not finding anything for sure on this one. i replaced entire body connector at encoder motor and replaced all terminals to 4x4 module to try something. also ran other wires that were previously not ran new from encoder to 4x4 module. they have had f...
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Classic LT 5.3L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19Z57
I got a notice from IATN to close this, or get a bad rating. I talked to the truck owner last week and he said it still hasn't acted up. He will let me know if it does, and agreed to let me try a fuel pressure regulator, as many of you suggested. Thank you.... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF out of range), P0106 (MAP or BARO out of range), P0128 (coolant thermostat).
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 SLT 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3DFKU28C84
customer did not want to spend any more money on this truck he is trading it in sorry i didnt get a fix thanks for the 6 responses greg Trouble codes: P0192.
2008 Dodge Caliber R/T 2.4L Trans overheating VIN: 1B3HB78K88
First of all Thanks for the replies! I purchased a dipstick and the fluid was OK and the last service used the correct CVT fluid. I added an external cooler along with the factory cooler and the customer has been driving for a week, so hopfully fixed. Thanks a...
1993 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A2P
Hey guys, I was chasing a low fuel pressure issue because it acted like it was starving for fuel and the gauge read 19 lbs. . The valve core in the schraeder valve was bad. Changed it and pressure was fine 42lbs. Problem still persisted but once I got my atten...
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 7.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1FTHX26F3V
Hey guys, what helped me most and made sense is that looking for the injector oil exhaust to see if it was working and while cranking I only had two injectors that where working/dumping oil and one of those was on the cylinder with only 250 lbs of compression....
2004 Ford Focus SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP34354
you can find a needle in a hay stack. i started to wiggle the harness at o2 and it started to work . took apart the harness as far as i could pulled and tugged on the white wire cound not get it act up . did a visual back further going towards the top of trans... Trouble codes: P2195 (Lean).
2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 4.8L rAEDINESS mONITORS VIN: 2GTEC19V24
Thanks to everyone for responding. Each one pretty much verified that I was on the right track. I replaced the PCM and reprogrammed it, took on a drive cycle and had no problem getting the monitors to ready status. Vehicle can now be turned off and back on wi...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L transmission shift VIN: 1HGCB7679N
I got to close for now. Used car owner don't believe a thing I say! Don't care but you could smell something like rubber melting inside of car. Pulled computers out of rt floor board and could smell TCM immediately. And D4 light came off when I unplugged it. I...
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA31A31
Thanks for the replies. The answer is, yes, they were blowing smoke. A couple of you suggested checking power and grounds which we had already done and also confirmed the vehicle was OK by putting in the original ECU which ran fine except for idle control, as ...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire VIN: SAJDA01D5Y
Replaced covers with updated part, and sealed harness with RTV and customer has been through 3 rain storms and all ok at this time Trouble codes: P0304 (p0308-), P0308 (p0305-), P0305 (p0301-), P0301.
1998 Jeep Cherokee Limited 2.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FT28P1W
Hello folks, I have found the problem and fixed it with certainty. Against the firewall and the rear of the cylinder head is a 14 pin connector that had mice or rats chewing on it and cut 4 wires in half. soldered and heat shrinked them no problem with starti...
2007 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GK48K87
Thanks to all who posted. As most of you indicated this vehicle had a valve problem with #1 cyl. Customer declined repairs at this time. Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L fuel system? VIN: WDBJF25H6X
Thanks to everyone for your time in responding. steve,Jason and Richard from FL responded that the K40 relay could be the problem, then we found out from the customer that the K40 relay had been changed by the dealer before it came to us. The car isn't fi...
2008 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic 3.5L Speakers VIN: WDBUF87XX8
Found amplifier to be faulty, replaced amp and works ok. thanks for the help
2010 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 3.0L MIL Lamp on, No power VIN: WDZPE7CC4A
I was able to find the problem with this vehicle. The swirl valve servo was shorted blowing the fuse on that circuit. The ciruit also supplies power to the boost valve, and MAF. Replaced servo
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AE85HX1
Thanks to all who replied. The rear cat is working well but the front cat still needs to be replaced but the customer is waiting a while for the emission inspection due date. So, yes and no on the fix. The rear cat is still working but front cat no. Trouble codes: P0431 (Warm up cat below threshold), P0507 (Idle control higher than expected).
2007 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Bcm VIN: 1N4AL21E37
hello, there and thank for the help, the problem was the lock module,replace and reprogram key.thank you guys.
2002 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2G2FS22K92
After testing all the coils saw that the spark lines would go way out of whack. Removed all coils and were shooting the spark out to the icm and causing my whacky problems. Replaced 2 coils and icm, ran like a champ thanks for all suggestions.
2007 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5L Clutch VIN: JF1GD76687
Thank you for all the input. Bad pressure place. high performance after market. Factory clutch set fixed.
2007 Toyota Matrix XR 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1KR32E57
Sorry guys that it took me so long to reply.First of all thank you for taking the time to help and for sharing your knowledge.I retested all the grounds as a few of you mentioned.I checked every wires from the coils to the ecm and they all checked well.After t...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V8 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WVGCM77LX4
UPON INSPECTING THE INSIDE OF THE FUEL TANK WITH A BORE SCOPE FOUND THAT ONE OF THE MANY HOSE IN THE TANK HAD POPPED OFF AND SHOT THE CONNECTION BACK TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TANK. RECONNECTED THE LINE AND VERIFIED THAT CONNECTION WAS SECURE AND TEST DROVE AND... Trouble codes: P1130 (Ltft multi. B2 system too lean), P1128 (Ltft multi b1 system too lean), P2181 (Cooling system performance), P2231 (O2 sensor signal circuit shorted to heater b1s1).
2007 Volkswagen Beetle 2.5 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRG31Y27
Thank You for all the replies. This vehicle is fixed. We had low fuel pressure. The system needs 58psi of pressure we had at the most 38psi. It was strange that the vehicle would run well after it warmed. But the good news is that it's fixed. Thank You to ever... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (Cyl. 1 misfire), P0302 (Cyl 2 misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 misfire), P0304 (Cyl 4 misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 misfire).
2009 Volkswagen GTI 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWEV71K29
I am considering this fixed. Engine has a bent intake valve on no 2 cylinder. What threw me off passed compression test on initial Diagnostic, Engine ran perfect at times, Thanks to Alex [...] Trouble codes: P0302, P130A, P0562, P068A.
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1TS90D8Y
The oil smoke from this 2000 Volvo S80 2.8 T6 was residual oil in the inter cooler and exhaust. After several days of driving it has cleared. I talked to the previous owner of the car who had sold the car after it had started to smoke and he told me that the s... Trouble codes: P0237 (turbo charger boost sensor A circuit low), P0236 (turbo charger boost circuit range/performance).
2006 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L warning system VIN: YV4CM59286
thanks for all the responses a factory alt. fixed this volvo the warning lights went out and its charging good. customer got lucky and nothing else got fried...thanks again.
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