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2004 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Brake Pedal VIN: 5UXFB53514
Im stuck on this one - customer came in with a low brake pedal. Drops half way. Pinched off all 4 brake hoses-still low. Replaced abs unit - still same issue . So now i figuring its the master cyl, replaced with new one - still same low pedal. Blocked off all ...
2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S18
Im looking to buy this vehicle for my wife. I found this 2008 trail blazer from a local new car dealer that's pretty clean except... The problem is obvious except I've never seen this on a trail blazer before. The Air pump has what appears to be clean water in... Trouble codes: P0411 (insf AIR flow), P2430 (Secondary Air Injection AIR System Pressure Sensor Circuit), P2431 (Secondary Air Injection System Pressure Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance), P2433 (Air Injection System Pressure Sensor A Circuit High)
1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR10A6R
no start no spark no injector pulse
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Excessive fuel press VIN: 1FAFP40411
P0175 - Rich bank 2 (LTFT -25). Bank 1 LTFT is close to setting it's own DTC at -24. Fuel pressure is 32 psi until engine reaches operating temperature. At that point, "fuel pump percentage" on scan tool increases in 3% increments, 3 times and ends up at 25%, ... Trouble codes: P0175 (Rich bank 2)
2003 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMCU02153
vehicle mostly when cold bucks and dies. when the accelerator is pressed vehicle doesn't rev up and has no power. if left idling the vehicle will idle fine and then start to low idle surge. again pressing the throttle has little to no effect. will usually do t...
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Bogs, no power VIN: 2HGES15531
No. 1 concern is I cannot get either of my known good scan tools to communicate with this car. It had a single bad coil that I replaced and will start and run. For just a moment it ran well upon initial start after replacing the coil and spark plugs but immedi...
2011 Hyundai Elantra GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDH4AE8B
Well guys I'm struggling a little with this one. The car came into me with a CEL on and DTC P0016 present. Customer was not complaining of any drivability issues just that the CEL was on. The customer replaced the crank sensor with a factory sensor but it made... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crankshaft Position-Camshaft Position Correlation Bank 1 Sensor A)
1987 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1JCMR7711H
This Jeep will rev to 2700 rpm loaded or unloaded and will not rev any higher. It's like it hits a rev limiter at 2700 rpm. I have scoped crank position, cam sync (new distributor), timing signal. The crank signal is good, the cam signal was not good until I p...
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.6L reverse shift and drive shift VIN: 1C4RJFAGXC
delayed engagement up to 5-7 second in reverse or drive doesnt really matter if transmission temp is hot or cold sometimes it will go right into gear
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Engine VIN: WDBUF56J56
Car had code 12 (11 or 13 as well). Resolved codes with new cam magnets and checked for balance shaft wear via looking through cam sensor holes at 305 Deg crank alignmnet. Noted that crank can move 5 deg in each direction before cams move. Alignment of circle ...
2005 Nissan Murano S 3.5L both turn signals VIN: JN8AZ08T65
cannot figure out why turn signals flash twice as fast as hazard flashers. cut wires to turn signals to change resistance but still flashes fast. installed a headlight in line as a heavy load. still fast flash. hazards work perfect. flasher operation is all do...
2012 Toyota Sienna Limited 3.5L SRS/Airbag light on VIN: 5TDYK3DC4C
Vehicle has fault B1801 present. Can the spiral cable be defective and vehicle's horn and cruise control still work properly?
2006 Volkswagen Passat Value Edition 2.0L clutch VIN: WVWGK73C46
good day all... customer states she pushed in the clutch and the pedal stayed on the floor.. can not see any fluid at the back of master.. after some bleeding some air was expelled.. still very little pedal.. what pedal is there seems very hard to push.. i thi...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1991 Alfa Romeo Spider 2.0L No Start VIN: ZARBB32G3M
Thanks for the replies. car for a couple weeks. Never acted back up. Did find some helpful information from identifix on wiring. Customer decided to place car in his storage unit for the winter. I'm sure it will be back next spring..to be continued.
1991 BMW 850i 5.0L calipers VIN: WBAEG2314M
I replaced the master cylinder, drove several times and everything is fine. Customer has had car back for about a week with no complaints. Other suggestions were brake hoses and improper pushrod adjustment. Thanks for all the help.
2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Prnd2l VIN: 3G5DA03E64
Well, I wasn't able to find a broken solder joint so the cluster was sent out for repair. I can't say if the servo replacement was the cause of the odometer backlight failure or not. According to the customer, it was working when she picked it up after the ser...
2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK12Z05
New ecm fixed it .I think it may have been a pin problem in the ecm thanks to all Trouble codes: P0178.
2008 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3H628BX8
Replaced Intake with Dealer supplied part (no aftermarket avail). Intake come with all attached sensors including the IMT. Started vehicle within 2 seconds IMT actuator self tested and passed without further fault. I did take the other intake apart (suspecte... Trouble codes: P2015.
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L Gauges, dies, lights, radio VIN: 1FAFP55U84
Jim and Pete have it... it was the GEM/SJB or what ever Ford calls it... MB calls them SAM. Sent it out to the rebuilder the local Ford dealer uses... they sent it back unrebuildable... bad processor. Found another rebuilder with the correct part number in sto...
2015 GMC Sierra 3500 HD Denali 6.6L Warning message VIN: 1GT424E84F
After repairing the p154A by replacing the intake heater the warning was still there but after running for awhile it set a code P20B9 for one of the reductant heaters. Not sure if the intake heater code was preventing this code from showing up before or why it...
2007 Honda Civic EX 1.8L Front VIN: 1HGFA16877
Have not been able to duplicate any noise on hoist no matter how much we get car oscillating. Bushings, sway bar links are good. Don't believe it's axle noise. Have sold owner on front struts. Also this car was in a front end side impact collision about 2 year...
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5NMSG13D87
I did a search here on iatn for the P0441 code and this time I did all Asian as my search and found a posting for a Kia that had an exact issue and he detailed what he did to fix it. Looking at the fuel pressure sensor volts for 2.5 volts, if the voltage chan... Trouble codes: P0441 (Evap emissions incorrect purge flow).
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Misfire VIN: SALTY1242Y
Thanks to those that replied. Almost all said it would be a bad coil pack causing no spark. I tend to agree, but wanted to check since it was so difficult to replace. However, due to the cost the owner is going to try it himself. I saw the info about bendi... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire), P1590 (ABS Problem).
2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE 5.0L Door Locks VIN: SALSK2D48B
Well, this one is fixed. I problem was in the latch assembly. When the new latch arrived I compared the two to see if I could tell if something was wrong, like a cable stretched or something. It had to be internal in the latch. Now the door opens on one pull w...
2009 Mini Cooper S 1.6L Turbo Aux Cooling Pump VIN: WMWMF73549
No it's not fixed. Replaced lower hose with napa hose. When I puled his off, with his repair, he didn't even use a standard hose connector when spiced a hole. Found a piece of pvc pipe shoved in the lower hose that by my judgement restricted flow by 50%. Thoug...
1987 Pontiac Firebird 2.8L Stall VIN: 1G2FS21S4H
Customer declined any further time on this vehicle so i do not h ave any more information on this problem. next spring vehicle is supposed to return i will fill everyone in at that time thank you for all the help.
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Mechanical VIN: 3VWCD21Y54
Group, I feel like a dummy. I missed the easiest check. Thanks to you who replied to check the brake booster hose. It had indeed cracked and had slid off the booster nipple. Cut it back and reinstalled and she is idling smooth with no check engine lights or mi...
2007 Volvo XC90 3.2 3.2L Rear Engine Ancillary Drive VIN: YV4CN98227
Great replies from everyone. Most wrote that the symptoms I posted didn't point towards a bad R.E.A.D. (Rear Engine Anc. Drive) bearing. They said the bearing noise would be a constant growl which I also surmised but wanted to post because I am unfamiliar with...
1950 Willys 4-63 .0L rear seal VIN: J2F835TA39
Thanks for the replies. All 18 recommended going to a rope seal. Thanks to Al [...] for the part numbers. Fel-Pro # is BS 3165; Victor # is JV687.I actually found one at my local O'Reillys. Turns out the same seal fits 70-71 jeep cj5 with 4 cyl. I did run acr...
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