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1996 Acura RL 3.5L odometer, ambient air temp reading VIN: JH4KA9641T
Has anyone seen a similar problem? The ambient air readings often don't change -stays on 98 for most of the day. The odometer doesn't seem to change or may go backward a mile or two. We have checked with the Acura parts department. They have no history of sell...
1991 Alfa Romeo 164 L 3.0L brake lights VIN: ZAREA33L3M
Hello Group, Got wiring diagram and shop manual...narrowed problem to brake lite relay...My question is where is it located. Shop manual is piss poor on the location of relays. This car I believe is considered an early 1991 164L.Please help! Many thanx,Paul
1999 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Interior VIN: WAUBG34D5X
Used vehicle of ours... sounds to be a HUGE amount of water (rain water presumably) in the UPPER dash area (!!); standing water in the rear passenger floor area: looks to be coming from vents under front seats; much more water on the passenger side. Front carp...
2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED54BXY
Hi, This audi has had secondary air injection codes for some time. The system was tested for operation and pump runs, it was replaced because of noise. Both valves on the rear of the heads were removed, cleaned, tested. The vacuum hoses are all intact. The euc... Trouble codes: P1423, P1411, P0421
1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L odometer VIN: WBAGC8313K
Hi guys. cust came to us stating the odometer had been jumping around finally coming to rest at 300206 mi. The cluster was removed and replaced with no change to odometer reading. Is there a coding plug on the old cluster somewhere? Is the reading stored elsew...
1993 BMW 325is 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAC133318
Hi Group Struggling with this 325 and at this point confused. Problem is intermittent but will only happen with warm and driven car. One time we did have it act up long enough to get back to shop and it was doing it at idle. Can be driving at steady speed and ... Trouble codes: 1221 (Oxygen sensor), 1222 (Oxygen sensor)
1995 BMW 540i 4.0L trans program VIN: WBAHE6328S
Prior to the software upgrade this car would very intermittently go into limp home and store codes 30 solenoid valve 3 and 30 and 33 for valves 1and 2. Now after the upgrade and sitting several days at the dealer the trans go into limp before shifting into 2nd...
1990 Cadillac Brougham 5.7L "Anti Lock" light VIN: IG6DW5473L
Hello All Cadillac experts, We need help. We have a Cadillac Brougham Elegance car of 1990 and this car is fitted with Bosch System with 2 front speed sensor and 1 rear speed sensor. ABS registered code no. 12,21 and 25. We think the a/m codes are:- Code 1...
1996 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L air conditioning VIN: 1G6DW52P9T
Hello and good morning. I have this limo that won't blow cold. The low side pressure was up around 55, so I evacuated the system to see how much 134 was in there. It showed about 4.5 pounds, which I figured to be about normal for a dual a/c limo. next I tried ...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L programing failure VIN: 1G6KY5490W
Help!! Calling any Caddy programmers out there. While trying to reprogram the ECM with my Tech-2, the download to the car was about 50% done when all of the sudden the display showed up several, (13 I think), error messages and the message "Programming Faile...
1987 Chevrolet R10 Custom Deluxe 5.0L Stall VIN: 1GCDR14H2H
Have a typical home try to fix and then take it to the shop.We have tryed to reset the base idle,checked the timeing and is very erratic. Found the TBI base plate gasket leaking and replaced it. Tried to replace ign module and iac motor and no change. The loca...
1996 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25M3T
hey all got one doesn't make sense can't figure what i've missed?sets cmp crk correlation code after warm gets worse longer runs.acm retard set at zero above 1000 rpm and stays above 1000 climbs when accelerated drops back to zero within a sec or 2 max.have ch... Trouble codes: P1345
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19M7T
I thank you all again for taking the time to read this post. Any imput would be greatly appriciated. O.k... first things first, customer had called me and complained that his truck would start but when put into gear the vehicle would cut out. Then gradually i...
1996 Chevrolet Beretta 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G1LV15M0T
This auto first come in sluggish at low speeds but when rpm reached about 2000 + the engine took off strong. Then it reached a point that it ran good cold but would just shut off after driven far enough to get it warm. Now it won't start. We lost ignition but ...
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L speedometer VIN: 1GNDM19W9U
This astro was towed to my shop 1 month ago for a no start. The owner was driving it when she said the speedometer quit working then the motor shut off. I tried hooking up GENISYS and no communication. After running a few test i replaced the computer. Found ou...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L compressor belt
This truck arrived at our shop with a broken Compressor drive belt. Customer states that belt had been recently replaced at a dealership while he was on the road. Belt is broken cleanly, with no signs or slippage or wear. I belive that recently saw a post that...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL55U91
I could use some info to help me complete a diagnosis here without doing unnecessary disassembly. The car cranks but won't start. The plugs are wet with gas, and the tach needle doesn't flutter when cranking. Every once in while it seems to fire once. There i... Trouble codes: P0601 (internal controller failure)
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Headlights, liftgate, door locks, cigarette lighte VIN: 1B4GH44R5R
Hello Top Guns, This is NOT a help request. I am posting this for iATN archives. Please feel free to add replies to this post that you feel may help others in the future while they are searching the archives for possible fixes to similar problems. The FIX to ...
1996 Dodge Stratus 2.4L engine VIN: 1B3EJ46X7T
car is great 'till it hits operating temp,than develops a kind of rythmatic squeaking knocking noise.hard to explain but if you've ever heard a spun rod bearing how it gets that hard squeak before it lets go its similar to that,just not as loud or pronounced. ...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1B7HC13Z81
the truck has a very slight stumble or hesitation.left bank (1)oxygen sensors switching normally and go into closed loop.right bank (2)both sensors have a voltage reading of 4.98 volts.right bank will not go into closed loop.does not set any codes.we have scop...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Electronic VIN: 2B4GP44361
Vehicle came in with complaint of speedo dropping out and vehicle jerking and shifting funny. Pulled codes had P0500 no VSS P1698 no CCD message and P1739 power-up at speed. Test drove and no problems so installed output speed sensor and cleared codes and deli...
1989 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L Clutch VIN: 1FTDF15YKN
Hi folks- we've just overhauled this tired old truck and upon completion we have a clutch failure to disengage. The pedal feels spongy and doesn't quite push itself completely up. We've pressure bled, vacuum bled, and pedal bled many times with only a slight i...
1993 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, bogs when accel VIN: 1FALP5845P
this car bogs when you accelerate and has no power just like if your converter was plugged. we replaced the converters and did diagnostis, there are no codes,fuel pressure is 32lbs.,checked for vacume leaks,none found.ignition system checks fine.iac, tps, maf ...
1995 Ford F-150 Special 5.8L Hesitation VIN: 1FTFX14H7S
I need some help on this 95 f-150. The engine dies on acc. when you first start out. What I see is the computor going into closed loop to soon. The O2 sensor is still flat lined,the coolent temp.is around 80 deg.. The engine dies when it gose into closed loop....
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Right Rear sensor VIN: 2FMDA5145T
Ford techs I could sure use some help on this one. This windstar originally came in with abs codes c1226 and c1156.The rear sensors were raplaced and gapped .020. The master cyl and resivior were also replaced for a faulty level sensor.The vehicle came back a ...
1998 Ford Taurus SE Comfort 3.0L S anduspension VIN: 1FAFP53S0W
Popping noise in front end. Hello everyone, I hope this finds you doing well and having a great day. This vehicle came to us with the complaint of a popping noise under vehicle. Customer also reported that both struts and upper mounts were replaced by a For...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6539W
Help! I cant find info on MOD! how much time and how do i remove variable cam timing soliniod at top of valve cover.
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L engine VIN: 1FAFP33POY
Car came in for a noise, sounds like water pump, pulled acc belt noise still there, pulled timing cover and used stythiscope to listen for noise, sounded like most of the noise was coming off timing belt tentioner, replaced, noise still there,replace water pum...
1991 Geo Storm 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: J81RT2357M
hay guy i have this geo here with a bunch of codes i clear same codes come back the one that i dont like is code 51 e.c.m prom error this car dont have a prom could this car have that many sensores going bad at once any help on this car i thank you allso is th... Trouble codes: 14 (c.t.s high temperature), 13 (oxygen sensor), 21 (t.p sensor signal voltage high), 23 (mat sensor low temperature undicated), 32 (e.g.r system fault), 51 (e.c.m prom error)
1989 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Stall VIN: 1HGED3550K
Hi all you Honda Techs, this civic is testing me. after it gets warm when pulling up to a stop and you depress the clutch, the tach starts dropping and goes all the way to 0 after restart it misses for a second and clears up and idles fine 650 rpm. I notice th...
1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Unknown VIN: JHLRD1864X
Evening ... This 99 CRV does very well driving in a straight line, highway speed. So, forgive me if you know the answer already ... But the question itself may sound simple ... I know what bad bearings sound like. I know what bad CV Joints sound like. So, ...
1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L No Start VIN: KMHJF24M9W
vehicle came in as a no start. connected snapon scanner found codes po335&po336.preformed mitchell flow chart for codes listed above. found no 5volt reference signal to cranksensor.acorrding to flow chart said to repair red wire from sensor to engine control r... Trouble codes: P0335, P0336
1990 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L limp home mode VIN: SAJKY1748L
I have checked at the plug on the transmission for moisture related witness marks (oxide, etc.). The customer reports that she had full function from the transmission until she went through a car wash, whereupon the trans. failure w/l came on and she was in li...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L axles VIN: 1J4GZ58YXC
both front axles have broken on this veh. it makes a clunking noise at slow speed when turning .additive has been added . no difference .no noise with front drive shaft out of veh. any ideas would be appreciated
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF4852Y
Help!!! Dealer car, customer bought it and returned with jeep running rough and popping through the intake at idle. Check engine light on with above codes, cleared codes, only fan relay code is hard intill vehicle warms up. A/c inop. turn a/c on A/c code appea... Trouble codes: P1491, P0132, P0443, P0645
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1LNHM87A7Y
i have tried checking the coils individually with my scope but the misfire is sporatic i wanted to know if anyone knows a better way to check this coil on plug system, better than individually. i have all coils ordered but there has to be a better way to diagn...
1991 Mazda B2200 2.2L Stall VIN: JM2UF3237M
customer took next day,died on way home.wreckered back,cannot duplicate problem.Uphill, cruising fine. Trouble codes: 08 (maf had no output replaced), 09 (thermosensor shorted replacedran good)
1998 Mazda MPV ES 3.0L compressor VIN: JM3LV5222W
A/C system not cooling. Blower fan works in all speed. A/C on button functioning. When A/C is requested, the compessor coil have no voltage there at all. Fed 12v by bypassing ciruit for brief moment, clutch engaged and was working fine. Tried wiggling wiring a...
1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Cuts out
Hope someone can help me with this one. I'm trying to get this car finished for my high school sons graduation present. I have pretty much rebuilt the car front to back.Too much to list. The car runs great except when it hits 5200 rpm while accelerating. It ...
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Left Caliper VIN: 4N2XN11T8X
This thing has got us stumped I don't think we are missing anything simpile. When this van came in with the left front locking up we put it on the rack and cracked the bleeder at the caliper when that freed up the wheel we assumed it was the hoses so we replac...
1981 Toyota Corolla DLX 1.8L charge fuse VIN: JT2TE72W7B
The charge fuse under the hood shows zero voltage.Does anyone know what the wire colors to this fuse are and where they lead to?Many thanks in advance... Randy [...]
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBA02E5V
Customer has MIL on with no performance problems. Scanned and found P0136, 02 bank 1 sensor 2, flat lined with sensor 1 functioning normally. Reading on scanner is 0.000 with warm engine. Checked power from EFI Relay, ok. The resistanse of the sensor is 13.7 o... Trouble codes: P0136 (O2 bank 1 sensor 2 downstream out of limits)
2000 Toyota Corolla VE 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1NXBR12E1Y
Came in with P0171. Also owner reports for the last two months stumbles very badly cold. Verified that any time it sits a few hours when put it in drive immediately after started it stumbles and lean pops very badly under load. Idles fine. After a minute or so... Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Throttle/limp mode VIN: 3VWSE29MXY
Greetings VDub techs. Last week, this Jetta came in with Check Engine and EPC lights on, and it had the listed code stored. We cleared it, checked measuring block 062, and could not get code to return. Several days later, it came back, once again clearedit , a... Trouble codes: 18047 (P1639 Accelerator Position Sensor 1/2 Implausible Signal)
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L AC Compressor VIN: 3VWSC289M5
Dear Sirs, The AC compressor for our '00 Jetta we are working on does not operate under 2000 RPM. I read about a similar problem in the data base which said that when the #3 green wire to the AC control module has ground supplied, the compressor shuts off. Ro...

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1989 BMW 525i 2.5L blower; temp VIN: WBAHC2304K
Thanks for the advice. I dont get many BMW's to work on and Mitchell was no help at all! I replaced the sword, as most replies advised,and it cured all my problems! Thanks again.
1994 BMW 525i 2.5L shift indica VIN: WBAHDGJ215
Hi Folks- sorry about the untimeliness of the Fix post. We were told by one supplier that the transmission range switch was unavailable separate from the shifter assembly- yet another had the switch in stock so we installed it. With the new switch we had the k...
2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L Hesitation, Stall, Misfire
Don was dead on the money.I had proper fuel pressure but not enough volume. I could hook my fuel pressure tester up and bled pressure off while the truck was running ,this would kill the engine. Installed a new pump assy.Truck runs like new again. Thanks f...
1973 Chevrolet monte carlo 350CID Air conditioning VIN: 1H57H31632
Thanks to all that offered wiring diagrams, the problem was corrosion in power wire to the compressor. repaired the wiring, and all is well. Thanks Again Craig
1990 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC14K8L
Thanks to all who offered help. The base timing being set to about 12 degrees btdc fixed it, but I also drained the fuel tank and refilled it with 87 octane. Base timing is supposed to be 0 degrees. The truck has tons of power now and no mil. Trouble codes: 43 (Problem with ESC Module).
1993 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GCGK24F1P
I'm gonna close this post for now, 'till truck comes in. Most replies lead towards injection pump, so that's were we'll start. Thanks for the replies.
1995 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GNDM19W2S
hello to all and thanks for your help,The fix was to replace the cat converter. The entrance of the converter looked fine but the rear of it was broken in half internally and had turned sideways so the flow out of it was blocked. After replacing, I went on a t...
1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L line pressur VIN: 1G1BL52P8T
Howdy Doody, Well I got some more schoolin, Had a few replies about limp mode and commanded high line pressure. But when I tore down the unit I thought maybe the torque signal was leaking around the reverse boost sleave due to a slight grind mark in the bore t...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L trans. case VIN: 1GNFK16R8V
I did check the transfer case output shaft retaining clip, was in good shape and not any significant play. We are going to replace the front actuator with the updated design and see if any improvement. The customer will not be able to bring back for awhile so ...
2001 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L pinging VIN: 1G1YY22G71
1996 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L gov solenoid VIN: 3B7MF33C0T
thanks to those that sent me emails with ideas,after checking & rechecking all wires & harnesses, a new pcm with flash update from chrysler finally fixed this truck.
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Steering Pump VIN: 1FRO9087E6
Hello. Sorry the fix took so long but I had to make sure it worked.There is no seal for factory units,and the seal for rebuilts will not fit on factory unit.What we did was go to our o-ring assortment and find a seal that fit over shaft of power steering pump ...
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L heater core
thanks for the response it's not that bad if you can be left alone and just follow the book no 'tricks'. and thanks to dave [...] who said only use oem, he's right and the brand that jambs the blend door is F$#@ seasons . I called them on it and got the old' n...
1975 Ford LN900 534CID hard to find part VIN: F90LVV9052
thanks for all the help on this oldtimer. i found a carb. at bfic inc. in burbank ca. had to make some modifications but looks like it is going to work. thanks again.
1989 Ford Probe LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVBT21C3K
The diagnostic lead IS the red/wht single wire connector. This allows the MIL to flash codes, when grounded
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15N6R
Thanks for the help from everyone sorry to take so long to close this but my customer was away.The problem looked like it was corosion from the battery had wicked its way into the oxygen sensor wiring harness causing high resistance in the circuit which put th...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP5854T
Didn't get the usual number of replies to this post, only 5 but we did get a fix from Ray in Michigan. He stated that he has run into several bad coil packs on this type of engine. We had checked spark output on #2 cylinder and the fact that # 6 the companion ...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Starter VIN: 3FALP113XW
Greetings, Well, it's been 3 weeks since I sent this Escort on the road, and it hasn't had a problem since. The fix in this case was eliminating a series of butt connectors in the wire from the ignition switch to the solenoid, at the base of the steering colum...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L clutch VIN: IFTWX33F6X
wel i must say thanks to all the truck did end up having air in the system i replaced the master and slave with the updated line from ford and i must say what a nice piece it is it comes as a complete system already pre bleed i sure was impressed and to anyone...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FDWW37F01
I replaced trans again and flushed coolers and checked flows and they are 2 qt in 20 seconds, OK range. Rechecked oil pressures and they were simular. I have since found that the 3 Jasper trans that I installed all had 2nd clutch burned. Replaced PCM and reche...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Battery light VIN: 2FAFP71W93
Thanks for the help guys. As most of you suggested, I put the wrong replacement alternator on this vehicle. An alternator for a 98' to 02' will not work on an 03'. They appear to be the same and they will bolt right on and charge but the red battery light will...
1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L 4th gear VIN: 1GTHK33FXV
to all who sent me help I wish to thank..this was a difficult one to diagnose untill we got to the root of the problem..we were thinking all the time this was an electrical problem when in fact this was mechanical all along..as I stated in my help request this...
1992 Mazda MX-3 1.8L ABS Light VIN: JM1EC4348N
Thanks for the advise, all wheel sensors checked out, customer admited that the ABS light was coming on before the repair and has taken the car to Mazda for repair on the ABS.
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L Mechanical VIN: WDBAB33C0F
Thanks to all who took the time to reply to my request for help. The replies mostly pointed to the master cylinder as the probable culprit in this intermittant situation,several also spoke about the e-brake as a possible cause I feel that we eliminated that in...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBCA35D7H
Thank you IATN members, this vehicle is now fixed. It was suggested that a broken tooth in the timing gear might be the culprit. It was not. It was suggested that there might be a clogged injector. To test this theory, we swapped injectors to no avail. Cylinde...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.0L ign switch plugg VIN: WDBCA24D3M
Although the recieved electrical schematics were not exact to the plugg numbers, we were able to identify the main power wires to the switch. After carefull testing with voltmeter and some deductive reasoning, The car is fixed! Thanks for all the assistance pr...
1994 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L engaging VIN: 1MELM50U5R
Thanks for all the responses. The most common answer was that the front piston is cracked, a common problem with these transmissions. We are closing this because we have decided that the best thing to do is have the transmission pulled and rebuilt. Again thank...
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L actuator VIN: 2MEFM75W8W
thanks to all the replies. just had to lower steering column and pull dash down and back. Do not have to remove steering column as indicated in manual or instrument panel. turned out to be pretty simple. took about 1 1/2 hours. hardest part was getting the act...
1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L Speedometer VIN: JN1HJ01P2M
Thanks for the replies. Most of you stated that the rubber plug(thingy) on top of the speed sensor would be pushed out. As soon as I read it, I remembered it was and thinking it was weird but normal. Apparently not. Pushed rubber plug back down and speedo work...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D0Y
Well, I recieved 9 replies to my post and they were all right on the money. Everyone said Mass Airflow Sensor and everyone was right. The MAF was responding, but not enough. I was leary of throwing expensive parts at it. But you guys sound like your in the 'be... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS 3.1L turn signals/headlamps/wipers VIN: 1G3NG52M4X
Thanks to all who replied to our request and suggested we check the ground circuits of the system. We found ground splice pack g201 inside the vehicle and it was ok so we started at the relay center and traced circuits back up to switch. It wasnt that the circ...
1998 Other GM H1 6.0L Out put flange, left VIN: 137ZA8434V
A special thanks to ALLAWD for the following information There is a spline seal under the nut that holds on the drive flange. You can get a new one or use a little RTV on the old one. I highly recommend replacing the Nord lock washers and the bolts that conn...
2000 Peugeot 305HD .0L door locking VIN: VF37BRHYE3
Thanks Michal and Ron. Left side door was the problem. The switch to tell locked or unlocked did not work. What a drama to replace this unit. I call it BAD engineering !!
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L ac system VIN: 1P4GP44RCV
Well Thanks to the flood of people who responded on this one.WoW! Most said that the evaporator front unit was the culprit, and to check drain tubes front and rear.Couple said it could be the rear unit or the tubes going into the rear evap.We took everybodys a...
1974 Volkswagen Beetle 1.6L Turn signals VIN: 1152141853
hey guys, the bug is fixed. first thanks for all the prompt replies. turned out this bug had some recent body work, and the tech found that the black with tracer[feeds for the turn signals] was used as a ground. and as steve said from michigan, the brown is al...
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L fails pa emissions VIN: WVWEE83A6T
Hi Guys. Sorry so late in posting fix. On a hunch i replaced the ecm with used one (cust cheap) which did the job. Thanx to all who responded.
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Speedometer VIN: 3VWVB61C7W
well we finally got car back in shop. The general concensus was that the drive gear in trans was broken. we tore it down and sure enough that was the problem. replaced the gear and speedo is back to normal. thank to all of you that responded.
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRC29M8X
Hi - Sorry for the delay in responding. Everyone said to disconnect the battery and connect the cables together so the system could drain. We also checked and cleaned ECM connections and grounds. What we eventually found was a mouse had made a nest below the b... Trouble codes: 17952 (p1544-), P1544.
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