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1991 Alfa Romeo Spider 2.0L No Start VIN: ZARBB32G3M
Hi guys, we have this 91 Spider that has an intermittent no start. ECM relay loses power on green wire. Looking for information on this wire and or wiring diagrams. Cant seem to find any diagrams around. Thanks
2004 Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAC48H74
Check engine light is on and found code p0411, alldata does not have any info , its leading towards turbo waste valve, any help will be greatly appreciated
2012 BMW 528i 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAXG5C5XC
Came in with misfire faults on all cylinders. Swapped plugs and coils and faults did not follow. used ISTA test plan and it failed injectors. Replaced all injectors (with proper injectors from test plan) and coded new flow rates to the dme. Cleared faults an... Trouble codes: P0172 (mixture to rich), 11800, 11840
2013 Fiat 500 Pop 1.4L engine VIN: 3C3CFFAR9D
The engine will die intermittently at idle or while decellerating. no codes have shown up ever in engine module. Idle is slightly low sometimes on cold start and will die then restart. always restarts immediately after dying. goes for a week sometimes, then re...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.8L unkown VIN: 1FTEX14H7R
truck came in for popping sound when turning either way sounds like coming from gearbox area I had a stethoscope on gearbox with another tech turning steering wheel no noise so I disconnected steering linkage from pitman arm no noise I then held intermediate s...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L runs lean / no power VIN: 1FTHX25H6S
engine runs lean / no power in open loop. o2 goes almost to zero & fuel trim goes to +25. you can get about 1/4 throttle then it goes open loop. fuel pressure & volume ok, tps not dropping out, no pid for map sensor on scanner so i put new one in. closed loop ...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15V4Y
Ok here it is: On cold startup: truck will idle for about 30s and then stall, can immediately restart. It will do this about 3-4 times then won't stall anymore (at least hasnt). At all times: under load, truck will cut out and catch itself. What I mean is t... Trouble codes: P0102, P1100
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Gauges, dies, lights, radio VIN: 1FAFP55U84
20+ year Mercedes tech... this is my sons car... Thought he was crazy but sure enough, it RANDOMLY acts like you turn the key off and back on or off till it dies while going down the road. Can put in neutral and start it right back up. NO DTC's. Randomly maybe...
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty XLT 5.4L yaw rate module and RCM VIN: 1FBNE31L48
when turning the wheel after it warms up ABS light will come on at certain degrees of turn. all SAS measurements look in spec, everything has been reset, reflashed, or replaced pertaining to flood. cant find any pid that looks off.
2010 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L rotors rear VIN: 1GKLVMED8A
Hello all, we had this Acadia all wheel drive in for a brake noise, vibration complaint. Front brakes seemed to grind a little just before stopping, has newer frt pads & rotors, but not false abs activation. Also vehicle seemed to shake alot while applying bra...
2011 GMC Terrain SLE 3.0L No Start VIN: 2CTFLTE50B
Vehicle came in with damaged cases on transmission. We replaced with same transmission with only 8000 miles on it and now the vehicle will not start. Possible relearn? Junk yard is saying plug and play and we messed something up. I disagree knowing how good my...
2007 Nissan Sentra SL 2.0L Stall VIN: 3N1AB61EX7
A customer brought this car into my workshop.the complain the cu stomer had the car took a long time to start.the vehicle had new spark plugs. I tested the ignition coils and they tested good. I checked the fuel pressure and it was within specks.i changed the ...
2008 Smart Fortwo Pure 1.0L axle seal VIN: WMEEJ31X68
good morning gentlemen, need a part# for the right side axle seal for this smart car. I'm having a hard time finding diagrams ; & also anybody know a good parts supplier on the states for those; other than the stealership? Thanks in advance
2006 Toyota Sienna LE 3.3L compressor, rear blower, mode door VIN: 5TDZA23C26
I have this mobility van that the a/c system quits working. When it stops working the a/c light comes on and cant be turned off, the air flow only comes out of the face vent and it defaults to cold also the rear blower motor quits working. When its not working...

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2006 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Air Conditioning VIN: 1FMPU16596
Thanks to all who offered assistance! I found the evaporator leaking refrigerant. So after it was replaced, verified no more leak. Once again Thank you to all who replied.
2011 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.7L Engine VIN: 1FT8W3BT9B
The fix was to replace the head gaskets. First of all, I was able to find coolant flow diagrams in MOD. Indeed both the engine cooling system and auxiliary cooling system have coolant being pumped through the EGR cooler. They don't mix, but one system coo...
2007 GMC Sierra 3500 Classic SL 6.6L Starting VIN: 1GDJC34D67
Still haven't repair this vehicle. What I can tell you is that I cleared all the codes tried to start with the same results and these codes in the PCM U0101, P0671, P0672, P0673, P0674, P0675, P0676, P0677, P0678 and P0615. No anti theft codes. If you watch th...
2008 Infiniti G35 X 3.5L exhaust cams VIN: JNKBV61F58
I had removed both of the 'Retarders', but had nothing to compare them to. looking at Identifix and Alldata I found nothing usefull. After calling dealer, was assured changing these magnets it would work. Customer agreed to take a chance, the new ones looked ...
2002 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Loss of forward and reverse engagement after warm VIN: 4S2DM58W22
Well we ended up getting a entirely different transmission and rebuilding it. After pulling the transmission three times and with the help of ATRA still not finding what was causing the problem we opted for another unit to rebuild. Thanks to those who took the...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Sunroof VIN: SAJFA01N52
Thanks to the two people who replied. What we ended up doing is checking the inputs to the Rear Electronic Module (REM) located in the right rear of the trunk near the tail light. Could find nothing out of the ordinary, so disconnected the two data wires that ...
2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 5.0L communication VIN: WDBTK75G45
Sorry no fix on this one, most replies suggested testing can bus, which tested good everytime I checked it, but this problem was so intermittent I may have missed a glitch causing this problem. Owner gave up on fixing this one, if he comes back and I get a fix...
2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L Catalyst VIN: JTEZU14R23
Thanks everyone for all the helpful feedback. It does look like it's going to need a cats, and the customers are waiting until they have enough saved up and until they're due back at DEQ. I did inspect the exhaust for leaks and found nothing. I took it for a ...
2011 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L No Start VIN: 5TDKK3DC5B
It is fixed! It was water in the bottom of the tank. After peering and looking intently in the tank that is how I noticed the water sitting at the very bottom of the tank. Owner stated that it was probably his fault because he emptied out two 5 gallon cans of ... Trouble codes: P0368 (Cam Pos Sensor bank 1 B circuit), P1604 (Startability Malfunction).
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI SEL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1VWCN7A31C
Fixed ! It was the G98 EGT sensor in the EGR cooling tube. I knew I was on the right track when the sensor's resistance value was way off compared to the other ones (there's at least four in close proximity to each other). A special thank you to Jeff Huchowski... Trouble codes: P040D.
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