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1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 2GCEK19R9V
Hello everyone. Not really new to IATN but did recently open my own shop. IATN and all of you are a great resource to have. So I have a 97 K1500 that was brought to me because it would not idle. Vehicle wont start or idle unless you crack open throttle. Found ... Trouble codes: P0121 (TP sensor system performance)
2011 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1ZC5E12B
car was towed in - cranks - starts then stalls right out. removed both int. and exh. solenoids . exhaust solenoid when pulled had the screen broken off and clogged the intake one the screen was on but clogged. replaced both and changed oil and filter. started ... Trouble codes: P0011, P0014
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Misfire VIN: 1C3AL56U31
car came in with the two codes and running good. It was fairly warmed up when I first saw it and it ran really well. I let it sit over the weekend and it started fine but after about a minute running it went rough and set P0201. I have checked the resistance o... Trouble codes: P0201 (p0301-), P0301
2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L Engine VIN: 1D7HE42N66
Misfire at low rpms on cylinder #1 only. New sparkplugs and injector on #1 and swapped coil wiht #5 cylinder (misfire stayed on #1). Misfire goes away above 1500 rpms. Static compression is at 60psi on #1 and 180 psi +/- on the rest. Filled the cylinder with 8...
2009 GMC Acadia SLT 3.6L Fuel injector remova VIN: 1GKEV23D29
Trying to replace #1 fuel injector. I can not get the injectors to come out of the rail itself. The injectors are coming out of the head. Does anyone have any tips to get the injectors to come free from the rail so I can proceed with the repair? Thanks in ad...
2011 Infiniti FX35 3.5L Odometer and trip VIN: JN8AS1MU6B
I am at a ropes end!! I am not understanding at all on this car, in my snap-on verus edge the vehicle has a Odometer reading, also speed output as well as another section for speedometer which all work and coincide with one another. So on the vehicle the Speed...
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L abs module VIN: JACDJ58X91
Need some help IATN buddies with this bad dream vehicle. After installing the rear wheel speed sensors which were mucho costly because the side with the leaking seal had no continuity ohm wise at the plug connector forward of the rear axel. The customer had co...
2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Stall VIN: 1G3WS52H52
Car came in very intermittent stall with check engine light had codes p0335, p1372. we replaced crank sensor all seemed ok 8 months later came back doing same thing put in another sensor,now here it is again with same problem 6 months later. we are using stand... Trouble codes: P0335 (Ckp), P1372 (Ckp)
2015 Ram ProMaster 2500 3.0L transmission VIN: 3C6TRVDD0F
Driving along usually in sixth gear within about ten minutes sets codes p0915, p0905. Goes into neutral untill codes are cleared. Did notice gate sensor voltage stops jumping around, usually they jump a few hundredths but gate stays steady around 30.13.
2014 Toyota Sienna LE 3.5L Hesitation
While cruising between 25-40 mph. Intermittent no acceleration, and no throttle response for 2 to 3 seconds. Happens maybe once per drive cycle. It has an ECT but a similar van does not have this condition. No fault codes, no sensors out of range. I heard of a...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C11
Long term fuel trim value is only indicating a lean condition under part throttle load. The short term fuel trim values are normal under idle so does not indicate a vacuum leak. I have checked all vacuum lines and vacuum control diaphragms for leaks and none p... Trouble codes: P1128 (Bank 1 mixture adaption mult. System too lean)
2014 Volkswagen Jetta SE 1.8L No Start, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3VWD17AJ8E
We towed this car in from store parking lot, no start. We can get it to start by depressing the pedal, it surges an cuts out. It immediately sets pending code p2294 for the fuel pressure regulator. I can find very little info. THe regulator valve on hi pressur... Trouble codes: P2294

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze LT 1.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1PF5S9XB
Got this one fixed today! I checked the intake for the baffle coming off and it was still attached, so that wasn't the problem. I then took Doug [...].'s suggestion about a leak on the turbo side of the intake and there it was. The I/C pipe between the turbo an... Trouble codes: P1101 (Intake Air Performance), P0172 (System Rich Bank 1).
2005 Dodge Ram 3500 SLT 5.9L Viscous Fan VIN: 3D7MS48C75
Well I appreciate your replies ,I did use one word that was not correct it does not have a viscous fan it is electronic sorry about the misleading, we have diagnosed it to bad engine control module but waiting on customer to get enough money for the replacemen...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A9R
Customer is out of country for another 2 weeks and unavailable for authorization to proceed with continuing with suggestions made by everyone who have generously replied. I will be trying a known good used MAF when one becomes available as this seems to be the... Trouble codes: 157 (maf signal low - only runs disconnected), 341 (CMP signal noise / octane adjust).
2013 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDRF3G67D
PLUG WIRES. I found carbon tracking UNDER the protective conduit on two of the secondary ignition cables when I changed them. I should have replaced the wires a year ago with the coils & spark plugs, but they came off & went on nice. Lesson learned. I a... Trouble codes: P060A, P0600 (serial communication link), U0300 (internal control module incompatability).
2009 Mazda 5 Touring 2.3L Alternator VIN: JM1CR29LX9
Thank you to all who replied. We had tried a different battery and tested the battery cables for voltage drop already (failed to mention that one), but I went over it myself and got pinout diagrams of the PCM connectors and started by doing voltage drop tests ...
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L engine runs good VIN: 1N4DL01D81
I want to say thank you to every body that shared information to fix this vehicle, the main problem on this was the egr passages were partially clogged, my customer told me that other shop recently cleaned all the passages, or a least is what they charged for,...
2008 Nissan Armada LE 5.6L No Start VIN: 5N1AA08CX8
I overlooked the presence of a third camshaft position sensor. It is listed in repair manuals as a PHASE sensor. It is mounted in the front of the timing cover, on the driver's side of the engine. Trouble codes: P0340 (CMP Bank 1).
2003 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B93
I would like to thank everyone that responded very much, Although I had checked the timing and thought it was correct i went back and rechecked it again.It was one tooth off on bank one.I would have saved myself a lot of headache if I had paid better attention... Trouble codes: P0172 (system rich).
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