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2012 Acura MDX 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD2H22C
Hello all. Happy Thanksgiving. I worked on this MDX last week. It had po339, and customer said it sometimes gives what he describes as a Trouble codes: P0339
2014 Audi A4 Quattro 2.0L Sun Roof VIN: WAUFFAFL7E
We worked late tonight putting snow tires on this audi. We took it on a test drive to reset the TPMS. While on the test drive my tech was trying to turn the interior light on and touched the sunroof switch. The roof opened about 3/4 inch and stopped. Now w...
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L Secondary air inj VIN: WBAGN63453
Secondary air injection monitor will not pass, it's been about 4 months now. All 4 temp sensors within [...] f. When cold, ECT, ambient temp. Rad out temp and iat air pump produces 3.5 psi at the pump and at the tail pipe. ( SPEC 3 -5 PSI I'M tol...
2006 BMW 330xi 3.0L No Start VIN: WBAVD33556
Car died while going down interstate, customer tried to restart until battery was completely dead. Only code stored is 2E7C BSD fault. Engine will only crank for 1 second or less, all datastream appears good. Will a BSD fault cause a no start/short c... Trouble codes: 2E7C
2011 BMW X5 xDrive35i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5UXZV4C50B
Hi there fellow techs, i experiencing problems on this particular car, Customer came in with multiple codes as follows: 2cf8-o2 sensor before cat excess air detected 2bea-mixture control fuel air mix too lean 3043-knock sensor [...] short circuit to pos... Trouble codes: 2CF8, 2BEA, 3043 (knock sensor control2 short circuit to positve), 2C58
1991 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1G1YY238XM
Not familiar with these cars. It belongs to a customer's grandson. Car came in for reported overheating. We replaced a blown upper hose, expansion tank cap and cleared a bunch of crud from in front of the radiator. Drove the car and it does overheat at fre...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L trans shift VIN: 1GCHK23285
This vehicle came in, customer stated it would not go into gear. We connected Tech 2 and found a DTC P0562. We have driven this vehicle several trips, we have had two times the PRNDL indicator will go out. Suspect ignition circuit, but we have monitored it...
2006 Chrysler 300 C 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 2C3KA63H26
Help from my fellow techs, My parents purchased this 2006 300c Hemi. Brought it to me for a few repairs all are done except for our cutting off issue. No known time but usually cold this car will start and run fine, But sometimes just shuts off. Does not run o...
2013 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.6L l/f heated seat VIN: 2C4RC1GGXD
customer came in with the complaint that their l/f heated seat will only stay on for about 2 seconds then turn off. I verified customers complaint and sure enough that's exactly what it does. scanned heated seat module for codes and found code b1eb1-1b, fr...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 7.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21F7X
This vehicle came in with harsh upshift & downshift as well as what feels like a misfire.It's extremely difficult to start when cold.It has an EPC CODE,a brake switch code and a glow plug code.I took it on a test drive and babbied it,it seem to be fine at ... Trouble codes: P1746 (Epc driver failure), P0571 (Brake switch)
2017 Ford Fusion S 2.5L Electronic VIN: 3FA6P0G7XH
We got this one from a body shop with no a/c operation, no power to compressor. Checked all power and grounds, relays etc. You can see the a/c request when you turn the switch on but no command to the compressor relay. The pressure switch and ambient senso...
2005 Honda Civic EX 1.7L battery light abs light brake light VIN: 1HGEM22975
Customer has had a concern that intermittently the battery light in the dash will flicker,then go off and has been problematic for the past 3-4 months but once a week if that. Now it is more frequent i.e every time vehicle is driven Also the ABS and brake lam...
2009 Honda Accord LX-P 2.4L No Start VIN: 1HGCP26449
Thanks in advance for any help. We have this Honda Accord that the customer claimed was running good. They shut it off and the next time they tried to start it it would crank normally but not start. He replaced several parts himself using the swapnostic me...
2012 Hyundai Genesis 3.8 3.8L drivers power seat VIN: KMHGC4DD4C
Good Morning IATN Nation. 2012 Hyundai Genesis came in with a drivers power seat issue. All position modes worked from the master control seat switch with the exception of forward and backward. Sooo, we installed a new OEM master control switch, assumed it...
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Rear Suspension VIN: JTHBF30G02
Replaced rear struts due to age. NAPA quick struts were installed. Immediatly customer complained of a clunking noise from rear. A ride along confirmed the noise. Any tiny bump, either compression or extension of rear suspension would cause a clunk. Custom...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L turn signals and flasher VIN: WDBKK47F0W
OK gentlemen, I have a Mercedes here with turn signals and emergency flashers not working. There is another iATN post with this exact same problem on the exact same car, but the other guy's car mysteriously fixed itself, so it's of no help to me... So, whe...
2002 Pontiac Bonneville SSEi 3.8L Check Gas Cap VIN: 1G2HZ54132
This Car came in first with a P0449-EVAP system vent control code and
2010 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2.0L Car wont pass emissi VIN: WVGAV7AX9A
Anyone in town do 2010 tiguan volks programing can ive me info this is kicking my ass i tried to help cust an save money now i got hours an hours in to it an dead end street ...help iatn someone
2010 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2.0L fail emissions VIN: WVGAV7AX9A
cust tried to go threw emissions an failed for ecm vin not match car vin . ecm was replaced last year ay another shop he brought in th camalback vw an they said needs new ecm cause it can not be rewritten ( vin number )so he call us we said bring down to h...
2002 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Engine Idle VIN: YV1TS92D42
Vehicle Towed in, no start. Vehicle started and idled for us. Had misfire on two cylinders, and RPM sensor code. ECM-3513 - MISFIRE CYLINDER 1. FAULTY SIGNAL. PERMANENT FAULT. ECM-3310 - IGNITION COIL CYLINDER 2, SIGNAL. SIGNAL MISSING. ECM-3503 - MISFIRE,...
2005 Volvo S40 T5 2.5L Noise VIN: YV1MH68295
I have a customers well maintained S40 AWD with a loud rattle/groaning on accel. Mostly at lower speeds and under fairly heavy acceleration. She notices it mostly at lower ambient temps, also. May be made louder by turning and accelerating. I'm been all ov...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2010 Buick Enclave CXL 3.6L Misfire VIN: 5GALVBED6A
Thanks for the help. What we did was a BG induction service to get the carbon off and a can of 44K. I suspect we had a sticking injector causing the P0089. I just called to check on it and she said it was driving like itself again. I should have paid a little ... Trouble codes: P0089 (Fuel Pressure Regulator Performance), P0089 (Fuel Pressure Regulator Performance), P0089 (Fuel Pressure Regulator Performance).
2013 Cadillac XTS Livery 3.6L transmission VIN: 2G61W5S3XD
Thanks for the help with the cadillac The car has been in service so I have only been able to drive and look at a little at a time but I did find that if it is driven in manual the issue is gone. That kicks out the tcc. Do to the number of miles and how fast...
2007 Chrysler Pacifica Limited 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2A8GF78X27
everyone was correct and i pulled tank and found float off the the sender,that fixed it,the fuel hiccup was a real problem and found it at bottom as well.allis good as replacing fill tube was correct answer thanks to all atn members that were familiar from old...
2004 Ford E-350 Super Duty 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FDWE35PX4
thank you for the tips removed fuel tank replaced sending unit screen was totally clogged reinstalled fuel tank all good thanks again Trouble codes: P0266.
2008 Lexus GX470 4.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJBT20X78
The car is fixed by a new control unit provided by customer. Strange thing is 2 used control units where defective. Thank you for everyone's responses to this post. Special thanks to Vladimir Leshchenko from Odessa Ukraine for his knowledge and time.
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L heater VIN: WDBCA45D3J
Thank You everyone - lots of great replies.. It turns out to be a parts (inferior) problem - and shame on anyone who sells the MTC part.. It can be made to work (like Dave [...] stated) I essentially did the same thing with my spring affair - Its good to see th...
1989 Saab 9000 2.0L Shifter linkage VIN: YS3CT58L6K
My apologies - right after posting this request the Winter Madness began and this vehicle has had to be shunted aside for now. Don [...] was kind enough to check his factory manual on this old timer and confirmed there is an adjustment under the shifter (c...
2007 Saab 9-3 Aero 2.8L Monitor reset VIN: YS3FH71U77
I was not able to find drive cycle info in either All-Data or [...] but a Google search led me to "obdii.com/drivecycle" where I found the GM drive cycle. Followed this for 3 cycles on 3 days and the monitors reset and vehicle passed the state inspection. ...
2005 Saturn Vue 2.2L cv shaft carrier bearing VIN: 5GZCZ23D55
well, what I have figured out is that oem cats is a pirate website. I talked to jake Sweeney Chevrolet in Cincinnati. The parts man there informed me that that website will show that their dealership always has the part in stock. Don't waste your time. scam. I...
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