× Auto Repair Pros Member Benefits TechHelp Knowledge Base Forums Resources My iATN Marketplace Chat Pricing About Us Join Industry Sponsors Video Members Only Repair Shops Auto Pro Careers Auto Pro Reviews
Join Now
International Automotive Technicians Network
Prev Professional Automotive Repair Technical Discussions for August 3, 2020
International Automotive Technicians' Network (iATN) - Members Only
(Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.)
Vehicle Owners: If you are seeking an automotive repair professional to service your vehicle, visit the iATN Repair Shop Finder.

Open Help Requests for All Makes and Models
Help Request Answers
2012 Audi A6 Quattro Prestige 3.0L Shift Interlock VIN: WAUHGAFC3C
Car will not start and gives message "shift to P or N to start" car has been towed twice but appears to be a typical shift interlock release and don't know how that would affect it. Can communicate with all modules except transmission. Checked all fuses in...
1991 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L a/c compressor VIN: 1G1YY2381M
With A/C off vehicle does well. with a/c on vehicle over heats. turn a/c off almost immediately comes back to normal temp.coolant flow is good, fans come om normally. at all coolant connections and radiator have similar temps inlet and outlet. Any help gre...
2007 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 3.5L Right rear brakes VIN: 1G1ZU57N27
Vehicle towed in with right rear tire flat. Customer stated right rear brake locked up and it dragged tire until it blew tire. Was not locked up when we received vehicle. Brake inspection revealed overheating on right rear and grinding. At this point I spe...
2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport 3.6L Mechanical VIN: 1C4BJWDG4E
Hello to all. Wanting to get some accumulated knowledge power on this one. Customer stated when moving jeep out of garage it filled up garage with white smoke and then went away. He said it has done it off and on a few times but not as bad as in garage. Ch...
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Key Programming VIN: 1N4AL11D45
Just wanted to make an extra key for a used car. I am using an Autel Maxsis 908 that allows me to do this but it is requesting a BCM number that will then convert to a PIN to access. The 5523 does not work. I've read some other post on here but not able to...
2008 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L compressor VIN: 4T1BE46K28
Got this 2008 camry a/c compressor is inoperative. If you put power to compressor it works and cools. Compressor gets power from a/c amplifier. This is the pressure controlled solenoid type compressor which is supplied a pwm voltage signal to control press...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA53541
After checking the vanos system and chain to make sure they were in line I removed the timing cover to find the timing had skipped. Of course when this happened the intake valves were bent. I had to install new valves and timing set. I still have yet to figure... Trouble codes: 12 (exhaust Cam sensor out of range).
2012 BMW X6 xDrive35i 3.0L Cooling pump and radiator fan VIN: 5UXFG2C54C
sorry guys i had to let this car go, because it was just here for diagnosis from other shop because they only wanted to know if the oil cooler seal job that they did for the customer if that plays a role in the problem which i would doubt it. i only suggested ...
1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1GZ11G2H
Hello all, Well, I am pretty confident this thing is fixed. Swapping out the TPS (and a fresh O2 sensor, so cheap I couldn't resist) has solved my intermittent check engine light. I think I had originally solved my idle issue with a idle circuit cleanout ...
2017 Chevrolet Equinox LT 2.4L a/c not cold VIN: 2GNFLFEK1H
Replaced condenser with dryer replaced the low side, high side lines recharge everything is fine now
2012 Ford Escape Limited 2.5L Idle VIN: 1FMCU9E72C
Thanks for all the help offered. A special thanks to Bryan for the extra following information. ( 1. The symptoms listed are typical for a restriction in the A/C system. 2. Ford released a Special Service Message (SSM) related to this problem, this is part...
2014 Ford Escape SE 2.0L Wipers VIN: 1FMCU0G93E
Sorry for the late response. wanted to make sure this one was fixed. We ended up finding a bad negative battery cable and faulty battery temp sensor which is part of the cable. Thank you to all that replied.
2016 Ford Fusion SE 2.0L Differential VIN: 3FA6P0T9XG
Thanks to one and all for your help on this. The RDU was the issue. The customer recently had new tires installed elsewhere. One of the tires was a different size than the other three. I replaced the RDU and replaced the tire. All is good. Thanks again!
2017 Nissan Altima 2.5L Air bag Module VIN: 1N4BL4BV2K
The new module does require configuration could only be done with Consult 3 diagnostic software. Apparently 2017 Nissan started selling blank modules. I never ran into a Nissan air bag module that needed programming before this. Sending out to have old module ...
2014 Ram 2500 Tradesman 5.7L 4/5/6 Gears VIN: 3C6LR5AT7E
Sorry. I Thought I Had Closed This Already. Guess Not. Anyways, I Got A New Valve Body And Installed It. The Customer Is Driving It And At This Time It Appears Fine. Shifts Ok Again. Thanks For The Help. Again, Sorry For The Delay In Closing.
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next