Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for December 30, 2013
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
Next
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for All Makes and Models
Help Request Answers
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Gas Tank VIN: 1G6DM57N83
Vehicle came to me with ses light, and complaint of hard starting after fill up. code was Po496. replaced evap solenoid which fixed both issues.Customer called and asked to check a noise in rear of car. Here is the problem. With car running only, from the driv...
View
1981 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Buzzer VIN: 1G1AY8760B
The buzzer for the seat belts, key-in, and doors will not shut off when key is removed. When ignition is put into the "run" position, the timer shuts the buzzer off. This seems to indicate that the switch inside the steering column is defective. However, that ...
View
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AK55F27
Orignally vehicle had check engine light with #P0604 control module ram fault. I pinned out the ECM powers and grounds no problem found. Recommended replace ECM. (My customer is a used car lot...) Installed USED ECM performed reprogram with TIS and changed vin... Trouble codes: P062F
View
1995 Chrysler Town & Country 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GH54L4S
Vehicle came in with check engine light on code 43 set, code is intermitent, checked ignition coil with pinpoint test didnt find any issues, checked wiring for any issues from ignition coil to ecm, didnt find any issues, replaced ecm with the assumption i was ... Trouble codes: 43 (Primary ignition curcuit)
View
2001 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L Steering VIN: KLAJB52Z11
Good day all , I have a 2001 Daewoo nubira towed in with both front newer tires worn out to sleel belts on the inner half and blown out , both lower control arms ready to fall off.Unable to test drive , replaced control arms , tires and alignmemt. On test driv...
View
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73K83
Vehicle came in with a check engine light on and a idle surge. Codes were 2195 and 2197. I introduced propane to make sure the 02 sensors were working and they were.I also checked the fuel pressure at Idle and found 65psi. I than checked for vacuum leaks, none... Trouble codes: 2195 (Lean), 2197 (Lean)
View
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L 6-5 shift VIN: 1FTNF20595
After driving third time, reset P0753 and P0973. With solenoid showing the spike when problem occurs, I wonder if there is another solenoid causing the problem. Anyone had experience like this?? Possible PCM problem?? Appreciate the help. Mike
View
2005 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53295
I have this Taurus I replaced the air flow sensor on due to a IAT code due to an intermittent reading. I honestly don't know what the fuel trim was before the repair or right after as I was focused on the IAT. The vehicle was driven almost 200 miles before the... Trouble codes: P0172 (system rich bank one.)
View
2009 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L compressor VIN: 3CZRE38529
A/C will puke freon out of high pressure relief valve
View
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GR48K18
hey jeep tech's wondering if u could shed some light on these codes on this jeep, she went to a shop and they scanned it and told her she needed three of the 4 o2's..so anyway she brought it to my shop and i went ahead and got all 4 of them since the dealer o2... Trouble codes: P0138 (02 sensor b1/s2 circut high), P0152, P0132, P1129
View
2006 Mazda 3 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on, VIN: JM1BK32336
starts and runs good after replacement engine - MIL on with code po016 cam /crank correlation. looking for known good pattern.
View
2003 Other GM bus 6.6L 1-2 shift
allison ctec 3000 transmission code 56-11 range verification test (between shift1). does anyone have specs. range chart for turbine and speed sensor. i have a 4 channel labscope and can compare both at the same time but i don't know what the should be.this is ...
View
2003 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Air suspension VIN: 1G2HX52KX3
This lady went to the local GM dealer with inop automatic rear leveling suspension. They estimated the repairs and offered the "cheaper" solution of eliminating the system with a spring-over-shock replacement. The ride was stiff and there was a lot of clunking...
View
2008 Suzuki XL-7 Luxury 3.6L Ign Coil VIN: 2S3DB41708
We installed a used engine after the orignal motor spun a rod bearing. Now we have no coils firing on cyl.2,4,6 (left bank)and do not know if this was a pre exisiting problem or not. We have power and ground at the coils, engine grounds are in place, fuses are...
View
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Charging VIN: JT2BG28K5W
Hi all. we have a camry im hopping someone has seen this before. car was towed in for not charging. when i pulled it into shop i noticed no warning lights or odo display. fuse check found a blown gauges fuse. install good fuse and test drive everything normal....
View
2007 Toyota Yaris S 1.5L Hesitation VIN: JTDBT92327
This car has delayed throttle response. The app and tps voltages are all within spec through the whole range of travel with no dropouts. The throttle plate doesn't start to move until app sensor 1 voltage is about 1.5 volts. The only thing I've noticed that se...
View
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L Headlights VIN: YV1VS255XY
We have this 2000 Volvo S40 with a left low beam headlight inop and the right one is intermittant. When not functioning there is no voltage at the bulb. Checked fuses and they are all good. When I tap on the Central Electronics Module the right headlight goes ...
View

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
1989 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1JC5112K
Thanks to all who posted. I checked the EGR system and it was working good. I have sprayed down the intake several times and not seen any change on scanner. I found the TPS was very erratic. swapped and no more problems.
12
2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEL19X82
Thanks to ALL that replied. Turned out to be loose ground at frame! Thanks again!!
12
2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG39U13
Thanks for all the help, I tried everything that was suggested. The suggestions were spot on since I did everything already, I felt I wasn't way off base. Finally tried an ignition switch as a last resort because of the suggestions and every diagnostic procedu... Trouble codes: P1626.
10
2008 Chevrolet Avalanche LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK123X8
Well I decided to start with the accelerator peddle and plug .I cleaned the throttle body and replaced the pigtail . Although found nothing wrong with these items. She came back . for a no heat condition ( the stupid engine cover was pinching the heater hose d... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat inefficency), P2138 (App 1-2 corrilation), P2119 (Throttle closed performance), P1380 (Misfire detected), P1175 (Fuel trimcylinder balance bank 2), P0690 (Engine control relay).
9
2007 Dodge Nitro SXT 3.7L Electrical System VIN: 1D8GU28K67
After rechecking my work what I came up with was 2.9V on the B- side of the CAN network.I went back and checked resistance at the ALDL connector on the CAN network, should be about 60 Ohms with 2.5 V. Yeah NOT! I should have paid closer attention to this in th...
13
1997 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L engine VIN: 1FTDF1824V
well after removing the timing cover and the timing being right on the money and all the sensors, coil, pcm, all grounds cleaned. still can't get truck to run. going to have to start from square one. it's probably so simple it stupid.
38
2008 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Abs VIN: 1FTYR10D58
THANKS TO ALL WHO RESPONDED. THE VEHICLE WAS FIXED AFTER WE REPLACED THE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS WITH ORIGINAL BRAKE ROTORS AND ALSO WE REPLACED THE FRONT ABS SENSORS WITH ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT. (MOTORCRAFT). THANKS AGAIN .
19
2006 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 5.3L Mechanical VIN: 2GTEK19B56
This is problem that I have endured over the last two winters. I just replaced the blower motor in July, because it had a constant squeak. I guess I just figured that the issue was solved towards the end of last winter, and what water ended up on it had just r...
20
2008 GMC Sierra 2500 HD WT 6.0L Limited power VIN: 1GTHC29K08
Well I talked to the driver today and all is well after a week and and half. Most respondents suggested a worn app module. Some suggested the throttle body or wiring. I checked the connections mentioned in the tsb's and all was well there. So since the codes i... Trouble codes: P2138.
11
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Wipers VIN: 2HKRL186XY
Thank you guys for the information. I went back over all of my connections and found someone had the drivers multiplex out before I did and bent a prong over and I missed it on the first check. Thanks again for the help!
9
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Dash Brake Light VIN: WDBLK65G03
Ok, I'm a jerk. I looked further than I needed to. The problem was the E brake switch had popped out of its retainer. I was so intent on the level sensor I by passed the switch. As soon as my friend got here yesterday, I checked and repaired in 10 Mins. sorry ...
10
1998 Plymouth Voyager Expresso 3.3L Defroster VIN: 2P4GP45R2W
AFTER MY ORIGINAL POST I WENT INVESTIGATING INSIDE THE DASH.I DISCOVERED THAT THE RECIRC DOOR WAS NOT MOVING,BUT THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH MODE.I REMOVED IT(I ACTUALLY HAD TO PRY IT A LITTLE AFTER REMOVING SCREWS.I TESTED THAT ACTUATOR,AND IT MOVED.I POWERED...
6
2009 Volkswagen Jetta SE 2.5L electrical power VIN: 3VWRM71K19
Thanks to all who replied. It was the power relay on the left end of the under dash Central Electronics module. I *think* it is the Terminal 50 relay, and it is the same as the load reduction relay at the other end, with a control number of 460 on the case. ...
6
2010 Volkswagen POLO 1.2L No Start
sorry for the late close post. as the information you gave me there is problem with the timing chain of these cars , and it seems that it jumped. the costumer took the car to the dealer and it fixed it on warranty issue. thanks a lot.
7
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next