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2008 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G1ZH57B48
has blown fuse 43 for coils several times since we got it back from dealer, replaced other three coils and fuse has not blown since but has burned 4 #3 coils up in 200 miles. any known problems with these cars for burning up the same coil other than a pcm ...
2010 Chrysler Town & Country Touring 3.8L No Start VIN: 2A4RR5D13A
Am needing a known good fuel pump waveform. Am testing at fuse M25 in the TIPM, this is after the internal relay. 14 volts at fuse loop running, and 6.5 amps or so. Look like an 8 bar pump turning 6,116 rpm. The vehicle has low fuel pressure.
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1D7HU18D73
The vehicle is running rich. Checking to see if any one has MAP voltage specs and Fuel injector PW spec. Note: this engine does not have an EGR Note: this vehicle has only one front and one rear 0/2 Trouble codes: P0172 (Running rich)
2008 Dodge Caliber SE 2.0L transmission VIN: 1B3HB28B88
vehicle will not go over 40mph.feels to be in limp mode. the one check was all i did on the wire coming from cvt to tcm when you first turn on key, it's a series of 1, 2, or 3 square waves almost like a bar code their so close together. have several codes....
2005 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDAX57P55
This truck originally was towed in with a crank no start complaint. There were codes P0611 fuel injection control module performance and P1378 FICM supply voltage circuit low. I also noted that the injectors made no noise when the key was to the on/run pos... Trouble codes: P0611 (FICM performance), P1378 (FICM supply voltage circuit low)
2008 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAF57R18
Truck come to shop with reduced power message and mil lite on Scanned truck had P2463, P246c in history, checked data dpf filter indicated clogged, cleared codes did manual burn off cleared codes, data showed dpf partial load, road test truck, reduced powe... Trouble codes: P2463 (Dpf filter full), P246C
2010 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L cooling system VIN: 1FMEU8F8XA
Vehicle runs & drives normal cooling system cht 229f. A/C works fine & cools fine untill the vehicle starts going. The temperature stays normal untill you are driving the vehicle, then the temp gauge starts rising [ONLY WITH A/C ON] shut the A/c Temp drops...
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on, DTC p0299 temporary VIN: 1FTFW1ET1D
Customer asked us to verify problem, our testing fails to show any issue. I called customer for symptoms at the time the DTC appears. He says when WOT to get up to speed has had sluggish and light sometimes temporarily comes on dash then goes away and all ... Trouble codes: P0299 (Turbo Boost value is less than desired value by 4 or more for 5 seconds)
2013 Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.4L Compressor VIN: 5NPEC4AC5D
OK, Hyundai and Kia techs. compressor doesn't turn on. This vehicle has one of those variable compressors with the solenoid on the side that controls it. I am trying to figure out the PWM signal to the compressor from the a/c head unit. Mitchell just sa...
2011 Infiniti G37 Sport 3.7L Ignition power VIN: JN1CV6AP2B
This vehicle was towed in with a no start and no power on when you push the start button. Has BCM codes B2609 S/L status along with B260b, B2612, B2607 which are all relating to first code. Has IPDM codes B210A S/L state of switch. I can communicate with o...
2006 Isuzu NPR 5.2L Cooling Systems VIN: JALE5B1626
Hey guys a quick question.i got in this 2006 npr 5.2l with oil in the coolant. Mainly in the overflow tank. Customer has already flush and says he keeps getting it in the tank. I looked at it and there is definite oil in the coolant but not much. Im thinki...
2005 Nissan Quest 3.5L No Start VIN: 5N1BV28U85
no comunication with ECM no spark no injection pulse,no fuel pressure,all fuses ok, no check engine lite on with ignition on,verified circuit to ECM have power and ground,per wiring diagram ,any other tests I should perform before replacing ECM?
2007 Saturn Sky Red Line 2.0L No Start VIN: 1G8MG35X77
Engine won't start. fuel pressure reads about 60 lbs while cranking.Spark is present on all cylinders. No codes are present. Removed Oxygen sensor to check for exhaust restriction but no restriction is present. Occasionally a mild pop is heard as some cyli...
2013 Scion FR-S 2.0L Variable Valve Timing VIN: JF1ZNAA1XD
Car came in with code:P0018 Crankshaft Position - Camshaft Position Correlation (bank 2 sensor "A"). I started with swapping intake Camshaft Position Sensors from Bank 1 to Bank 2. No change. Then swapped VVT valves/solenoids from Bank 1 to Bank 2, w...
2006 Subaru Forester X 2.5L Engine VIN: JF1SG65676
2006 Forrester sohc 2.5 originally came in with number 4 cylinder dead. Compression was low. Ultimatly I pulled the head and replaced 2 exhaust valves. Ran great, I gave it back to my granddaughter and she drove it for 3 weeks until the radiator sprung a l...
2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L Mechanical VIN: JS3TD62V9Y
Customer brought this to us because of timing cover oil leaks. We resealed the timing covers and leaks are for the most part taken care of. The new concern is Oil consumption, the customer claims its not burning 2 quarts every 500 miles. She also claims...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L left headlamp VIN: 4TARN93P5R
hello everyone, i feel this should be simple but im having a block.. this pu has a dim head lamp on the left. 3 pin head lamp has 1 pin has 12v one has 8v. if i unplug the lamp i have 12v at both. im missing something dumb im sure
2011 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTEZU5JR6B
customer came in with ck engine lamp on, said a friend installed new o2 snsr b1s1 but the same code came back, p0031, on inspection found that the new snsr was installed on driver side(bank 2). p0031 in b1s1 passenger side, removed b1s1 snsr ck ohms pins 1... Trouble codes: P0031
1976 Triumph TR6 2.5L No Start, stumbles
Hey All I am having a problem with weak ignition voltage that I can't seem to figure out. I'll give you the background first: New customer, dropped off his engine and transmission to be rebuilt over the winter without a car. Car has been kept for simultane...

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2011 Audi A6 Quattro 3.0L Cooling System VIN: WAUFGAFB3B
We felt confident that the engine had internal issues going on. We presented the three options to the client replace the engine with a used one or a factory reconditioned one, both options are not cheap, or go and trade the car in. He shockingly called the BAR...
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on, P0089 p0090 VIN: 1GCHK23295
No fix yet, the vehicle is still here but I get on it when I have time. I hooked up my 4 channel lab scope and the FPR signal is weak and hashy. Will post updates when I have new information Trouble codes: P0089 (Fuel Pressure Regulator Performance), P0090 (Fuel Pressure Regulator Control Circuit).
2008 GMC Sierra 1500 WT 5.3L engine VIN: 2GTEK19J68
customer agreed to remove engine and we pulled connecting rod caps on rods 1 and 2. rod 1 bearing was failing and scared the crank also no odd wear on cylinder walls and no noticable slop in the wrist pin #2 looked perfect on wear or marks on the bearing and t...
2002 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Mechanical VIN: 2HGES258X2
Thanks for all the inputs. I have tear the engine down and replace the piston rings and valve stem seal. I've also replace the PCV valve with OEM part. The cylinder wall looks good and clean. Obviously I can't put 1,000 miles on it to see if the condition impr...
1987 Porsche 924 S 2.5L No Start VIN: WP0AA0923H
Thank you to everyone who replied with suggestions which I had either previously tested or in the case of new possibilities I have followed test procedures to eliminate the possibilities. At this point I am thinking it may be a security issue so I am searching...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Cooling Fans VIN: JT2BG22K7V
Thanks to the IATN community for all your help. Most of the replies pointed to the radiator, so this morning I pulled both fans (they weren't coming on anyway) and warmed it up just to the point that the thermostat opened and took it for a drive. I probably dr...
2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.7L Shocks & Struts VIN: JTEBT14RX3
Thanks for all the replies. I removed the entire old system, front struts, rear shocks, & center absorbers with the lines connected to the center absorbers. Surprising to me the check valve fittings you're suppose to take apart so as not to lose any fluid loos...
2012 Toyota Highlander Limited 3.5L No Ac Clutch VIN: 5TDYK3EH0C
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 2.0L Engine Performance VIN: 3VWHL71KX9
Thank you to everyone who replied offering help! We were under decent financial restraints from the customer unfortunately, otherwise I would have replaced all the fuel components with new parts, as recommended by some replies. In the end, we replaced the fuel...
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L Alternator warning light VIN: YV1CY592X5
Unfortunately I had to travel overseas for few month so the project was left incomplete. . As soon as I am back -of course- I will complete the repair and post my findings if possible. I would like to thank all the colleagues who replied to my help request.
2009 Volvo S80 3.2 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1AS98279
Unfortunately do to other projects, and the owner having other transportation available, we have stalled on this project. I did get another Volvo into the shop and got a waveform of the cams and crank. It appears that everything is timed properly but the intak... Trouble codes: P0018 (CKP Sensor/CMP Sensor Correlation), P0012 (Camshaft A over retarded).
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