× 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 February 21, 2023
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
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Abs VIN: 1FTYR10V7Y
Hello. Vehicle came in with a P0500 and no speedo output, and transmission shifting poorly or not at all. Customer had already installed new sensor. Ohm tested it and it tested good. Put my Pico on it and only had output from one lead. Unplugged bulkhead c...
2007 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L Flex Plate VIN: 1FTPX14VX7
There is a metallic chattering noise from the rear of the engine/flexplate area. The noise is terrible in Park and Neutral and decreases dramatically when in gear/under load. Increases and varies some if the direction of load is reversed such as if you dec...
2011 Ford F-150 Platinum 3.5L Pcm Flash VIN: 1FTFW1CT7B
Replaced PCM due to internal short that was caused by a coil harness shorting. Trying to program the new one but can not find solenoid body IDN tags are missing. i haven't reprogramed many things at all i just got a Cardaq plus 3 and i am doing my best to ...
2008 Honda Element EX 2.4L Vvt VIN: JHLRE487X8
Vehicle came in after dying on interstate, found no compression on 2 cyls. We never had the engine running and the battery was dead due to hazards left on, so we do not know of any pre-existing conditions that may have existed with the ECU, wiring, etc. ...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
Fix/Summary Answers
2016 Chevrolet Traverse LS 3.6L Misfire VIN: 1GNKVFKD4G
Thank you for the replies. It turned out to be the steering angle sensor that was causing the issues. I have to say, GM was not concerned with it being smooth when the traction control "pulled power"! It was a very hard and very consistant misfire feeling, so ... Trouble codes: C710:, C710:.
2012 Fiat 500 Pop 1.4L Oil pump VIN: 3C3CFFDR4C
We removed the oil pan and used our smoke machine to locate the oil pressure leak at the rear main bearing. The crankshaft had micro etching on all of the main journals. We replaced the crankshaft and main bearings to fix the low oil pressure problem. The smok...
2016 Mazda CX-9 Touring 2.5L Str 200 Main Fuse VIN: JM3TCBCYXG
Honestly, I was hoping someone had run across this weird problem before and could give me some go-to advise. All of the recommendations received were spot on for diagnosing the issue, but as my customer was balking at the potential cost of additional diagnosti...
Prev (Also Available: All, Asian, Chrysler, European, Ford, GM.) Next