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1995 BMW 325is 2.5L Windows, sunroof, doorlocks VIN: WBABF4322S
Hello guys. See if someone can guide me thru, away from this headache. I got this 1995 BMW 325i with a few issues, I got most of them by now but the following ones. All windows, sunroof and door locks are inop. I have checked all fuses, grounds, and switches ...
2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L CTS IAT sensor VIN: 1GCDM19W01
Coolant temperature sensor and intake air temp sensor are displaying -40c. Vehicle is staying in open loop and running rough. I get 5Volts reference at both sensors. When I grounded the signal wire to ECM scanner data stayed at -40c. Full tune up has been perf...
1998 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GTCM19W0W
Hey guys see if you can help me on this one. Car came to me from my buddy's shop I got the van here and have misfire s counting down on Cly 2 fuel trims at idle st 6 lt 2 idles good till you put it into gear and just start to roll then it starts misfiring on 2... Trouble codes: 300 (Cly 2 14545), 300 (Cly 2 14545)
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L Cooling system presure VIN: SALTW124X1
Hi fellow techs world wide! I am submitting this for a neighboring business that is considering joining this incredible team. Original complaint: Tow in due to massive external coolant leak on left rear head. Replaced both head gaskets. Sleeves all seemed good...
2007 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L No Start VIN: WDBUF56X97
Car came in with no start issues. Pulled fault code P0120 - Tooth space on sensor rotor not detected and P0300 misfires detected. We installed new crank sensor cleared faults and sent on it's way. A couple of days later car returns with code P0120 again and no...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Engine VIN: 1NXBR12E01
Hi, everyone. This car came in for running rough , check engine light bulb is burn out, i don`t know how long he had problem . Misfire were due to broken vvt valve in the chamber, we had hard time to get the broken piece out.! by the way when we pool #4 spark...

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2006 Chevrolet Equinox LT 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CND173F36
I believe the lean issue on this was just the leaking pcv line that was replaced. I'm kind of embarrased to admit it, but the misfire was probably just due to not having the spark plug boot on all the way. I thought I had it in, but i twisted and pushed some... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300 (Multiple cylinder misfire).
1990 Ford F-250 Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 2FTEF26N5L
first let me say thanks to everyone, I think maybe I didn't explain myself very well on my problem. the biggest question I had with this truck was whether or not I should have 5 volts on the signal wire for the map sensor. It turns out that it should, (I woul... Trouble codes: 22 (Map sensor or circuit).
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, No scanner comm VIN: 1FTDX1862V
went to pcm found after market chip installed cust.forgot to inform this removed chip and every thing back to normal thanks for the replys mark westcoast auto&towing
2003 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11DX3
First off, thanks to all the responses from the IATN members. It is appreciated. The starting condition started becoming more and more random. Now on cold starts, the same thing was happening. That is, crank but no start. Eventually it would start, but I can ... Trouble codes: P0340.
2002 Toyota Solara SLE 3.0L Left Side Air Bag Sensor VIN: 2T1FF28P82
Thanks to all that took the time to reply . The problem was with the air bag module that I had rebuilt ! They didn't do a very good job and made me look bad to a customer . Put a NEW one in and all is well . I'm sure you all have been in this situation and kno...
2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0L shift solenoid VIN: 5TEUU42N57
thanksto all that have sent responses, i am closing this to maintain my good standing within the iatn ,the vehicle is not fixed however i have not thrown in the towel.
2011 Toyota Camry SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T4BF3EK6B
HI, I WANT TO THANK YOU TO EVERY ONE, OK THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED WE INSTALL ANOTHER USE ENGINE AND STILL LIGHT CAME BACK FOR SAME CODE SO CUSTOMER TUCK THE CAR TO THE TOYOTA DEALER BUT STILL THEY HAVE NOT GIVE ANY ANSWER FOR THIS PROBLEM. Trouble codes: P0017 (Crankshaft positon- camshaft position correlation bank 1 sensor B), P0014 (Camshaft positon B timing over advanced or system performance b 1).
2011 Toyota Corolla S 1.8L radio VIN: 2T1BU4EE2B
Thanks for all the help. I checked for shorted/broken wires/connectors and all looks good, power is where it should be. And couldn't find any relays, apparently there aren't any in the circuit, a fuse wouldn't do this of course. It hasn't done it for a few day...
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