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2006 Cadillac XLR 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6YV36A76
Cadillac Guys PLEASE HELP!!! Vehicle came in for a check engine light. Found codes P1101, P0068, and P0101 in the computer. Checked for TSB and found one about reflasing ECM. Performed a reflash and codes still came back. Looked on identifix and saw issues wit... Trouble codes: P1101, P0068, P0101
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T4X
cold and warm on accel no power complete breakdown feels like all cylinders misfiring let off gas smooth at idle once fully warmed up runs good p0336 sets right when it starts breaking up, clear comes right back once hot will not reset. Trouble codes: P0336
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L engine VIN: 2GCEK19T31
Hey guys this pickup came into my shop with a rough running and erratic idle. I tuned it up and it runs smooth now, but still idles high like 1000-2000rpm it will idle down eventually but takes a minute or so. even if u just put it in gear with no throttle it ...
2005 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GCDM19X55
Customer complain: Oil Leak. I have replaced the Oil Pan, Gasket, Front Timing Cover which comes with the gasket & Crank Seal with GM parts and it is still leaking. The Balancer was shaking so I figured it could cause the Timing Cover/Crank Seal to go bad. Rep...
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Dash Light VIN: 1G1AL55FX7
This Cobalt was submitted to my friend's shop because of a no-crank/no-start. The large lead to the underhood fuse block was found to be corroded. The car was boosted and it started right up, but it appeared the battery did not actually have a problem. My frie...
2006 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L Transmission VIN: 2C3KK63H06
Car came in a month & a half ago with a bad runability problem & a cluncking slowing down. We replaced the lifters for bank 1 & 16 new spark plugs. The #1 lifter was bad. Car was running so bad we never addressed the clunck noise specifically. After repairs do...
2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L blend door VIN: 1B4HS28Z51
When i removed the mode actuator the disk between the actuator and the heater box fell off.One door lever rides on the outside of the disk and 2 door levers ride on the inside of the disk. I did't see which lever rides in which grove. I've tried it both ways, ...
2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Interior Heat VIN: 1D7FL16XX3
I have checked the fan clutch, it is working properly. While idling, temp at the vent is 100f. While driving, the temp drops at least 20f, within six (6) miles.
2009 Dodge Ram 5500 SLT 6.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, lack power VIN: 3D6WD78LX9
OK guys, iATN has always pulled through for me, need ya once again for a weird hair-pulling common rail '09 6.7l cummins. Apologise for long story, this is notes copied from RO on previous repair history and then notes from current RO on callback... PREVIOUS: ... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAf performance), P051B, P2262 (turbo boost not detected / mechanical), P2609 (intake air heater system performance)
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPW14514
Ford Techs Help Please. Short test results are from freeze frame for P0171, Fuel pressure is within spec KOEO and Matches PID for FRPS, test drove MAF reading max was only 180 G/sec, replaced MAF with NAPA reman, MAF reading now maxes out at 200 G/sec, checke... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean Bank 1), P0174 (Lean Bank 2)
1996 Geo Metro 1.0L Surge VIN: 2C1MR2266T
When warmed up this Metro develops an engine surge at idle. It can also be felt when driving at slow speeds. The vehicle runs normal until it gets warmed up and then like you flipped a switch it starts to surge. I took a snapshot of the data when it was acting...
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L oxygen sensor VIN: 1HGEJ8148T
Guys need help , personal vehicle here, im having this issue were my oxygen sensor p0141 is keeps popig up , I replaced the front o2 but before that I cleaned the connections . came on right after 2 seconds , swaped harnesses and still got the code, the readin...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L No cold fast idle VIN: JN8DR09Y81
Hello all and Happy Thanksgiving. Back at work after a day of eating well and sitting in front of the television watching football. I have this 2001 Nissan that is causing me issues as if I didn't have enough already. Customer brought vehicle in for check engi... Trouble codes: P1145 (intake varible valve timing Bank 2)
2007 Pontiac G6 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2ZG58B67
hi this car came in with the 2 codes in the system p0121,and p0171 i have checked for vaccum leaks and have found none.aftter further investigation on line iwe decided too change the throttle body for these codes after doing so the idle has been stuck over 230... Trouble codes: P0121, P0171
2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L t-belt rerpl VIN: 1G8JW52R5Y
Removed drive belt and timing belt cover, found t-belt was cracked badly and very loose. Bearing for tensioner roller between crank and #1 camshaft had gone away...I don't have the Saturn special tools (cam lock, crank lock,guide pulley adj. wrench, sprocket t...
2005 Subaru Legacy i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4S3BL616X5
Thank you in advance, IATN members, for your suggestions. This car was just bought by a young lady and had an O2 sensor code. Another trusted shop replaced the O2 sensor, and it immediately began running rich. We found the spark plugs all alike, black and dry,...
1996 Toyota T100 DLX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4TN12D8T
Hey guys i got this truck couple days ago with the check engine light on,the truck runs fine but customer wants to fix check engine light,has a p1700 which indicates that has vehicle speed sensor #2 problem,so i scan computer no speed signal,i check for gorund... Trouble codes: P1700

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1995 Chrysler LeBaron GTC 3.0L Starter VIN: 1C3EU4533S
This car is fixed what we found was that when we disconnect the hot wire off of the alternator we found that the starter would disinguage so we called the customer and found out that there was a remote starter put on this car and when he tried to start it one ...
2008 Dodge Nitro SLT 3.7L pinion bearing VIN: 1D8GU58K28
I took rear diff apart and took a close look at the ring gear and I could see a little wear pattern on the coast side of the ring gear so I ordered up a new ring and pinion gear set. \Installed the gear set and set it all up. it took care of the problem. thank...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L speedometer VIN: 2FMZA5141Y
I want to thank all who responded due to recent health issues (internal bleeding) I have not been able to get back to this thing getting my shoulder fixed wednesday so it will be awhile however good friends van when i heal I will get back to it and will post f...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FX58S2T
Hi every body, hope each one have a great holidays, also I want thanks each one that took the time to share they great advise, this Jeep had 2 problems, like Mark and Cody mentioned, the flex plate is the wrong one, also Gordon and brad were right on the cat, ...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G5X
Infrared temp checked all converters and all seemed to be working so we replaced the downstream o2 sensor. Car passed catalyst monitor on first test drive and has not come back . All replies that said to replace all 3 converters cannot read and were NO HELP !... Trouble codes: P0420.
2006 Nissan Murano SL 3.5L Unknown VIN: JN8AZ08W46
I thought I had posted the fix , but we've been so busy .Apologies Well turns out it can be done with the engine on the car,just hang it well upstairs and separate the transfer case from the transmission . there's a bolt behind it so it has to come out first....
2001 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L No Start, Stall VIN: YV1TS94D31
Purchased Volvo scan tool, replaced pcm all ok.Multiple attempts of jumping battery by customer must have scrambled/spiked pcm.
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