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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L abs warning light VIN: WAUBA24B9X
ABS light stays on and brake light blinks at times - when this is happening I cannot communicate with the ABS module it seems in the AM when it is cooler I can communicate and the the lights are not on.When I can log into the ABS module I get a code 01203 - El...
2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUFL54D1Y
hi audi techs, i have very limited resources on this car far as information.first off i'm not sure that a p1113 is a 02 code or not?" also has anyone had experience with this code..thank you !! Robert Trouble codes: P1113
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L electric window VIN: WBADM6334X
please help i have this 99 528 that the left rear window will go down but not up. will go auto down and if you press the up button it will stop but it will not go up,can jumper to a 12v power source and it will go up.i have no information(wiring diagrams, test...
1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1G4CW52LXR
The blower motor is running at all times with the key out of the ignition. I cannot find any electrical diagrams on the blower control module or relay location
1995 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4CW52K9S
Hello all, This has been a true alligator of a car. Came in with symptoms of runs rough, stalls at idle, misfires on accel. Pulled codes and found 0321 & 1361. With engine running, when problem occurs tach and charge meter become erratic. Disconnecting alter... Trouble codes: 321 (Spark reference signal missing), 1361 (IC circuit grounded)
1995 Buick Roadmaster 5.7L fan operation VIN: 1G4BN52P0S
When any command is pressed on the electronic console in the dash, one can hear the various vacuum motors moving to their assigned positions. The unit can be in "auto" mode or "auto vent" or manual and there is no fan. All fuses and relays are good.I just can'...
1997 Buick Riviera 3.8L horn VIN: 1G4GD22K0V
This vehicle sustained (very) minor damage to the left front area. Some time after the repair, the owner says the horn is sounding constantly and the fuse had to be removed to silence it. TThe Buick dealer tells me the problem is the horn "contacts" which are ...
1997 Cadillac DeVille d'Elegance 4.6L head lights VIN: 1G6KE54Y3V
sometimes the headlites work others not , replaced sw and body mod... its very spiratic ... please help ...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Long cranking time VIN: 1G6KY5495W
This 98 STS has an intermmittent no start condition. Hot or cold cranking times can be as long as 30 seconds. Once the vehicle starts it runs fine. Both crank sensors & cam sensor ok on lab scope but we have not been able to get the problem to occur with equip...
1986 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 2.8L Hesitation, Sometimes backfires VIN: 1C8CS18R8C
Morning folks, another beautiful day in the neighborhood. Got a strange one it seems. This blazer came in running bad cold, hesitation. Checked codes (see list below) and found a bad pigtail on the coolant temp sensor (read -41). Replaced pigtail and read fine... Trouble codes: 44 (Lean Exhaust), 24 (No VSS Received), 15 (Coolant Temp Sensor High or Open), 33 (Map Sensor or Circuit Open or High), 32 (EGR System Problem)
1988 Chevrolet Corvette 35th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY2181J
Hello all, I have a Corvette I'm having some trouble diagnosing. The complaint was that the Service Engine Soon light was on and the vehicle was cutting out. I pulled codes 44 lean exhaust and 33 MAF signal high. As I watched the data stream, I noticed that th... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust), 33 (maf signal high)
1988 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Power steering pump VIN: 1GDDM15Z4J
This vehicle had originally been brought in for a power steering fluid leak. I had found that the power steering pressure line was broke off right at the power steering pump. I replaced the power steering pressure line and return line and returned the vehicle ...
1991 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L a/c ecm VIN: 2G1WN54T9M
I need some GM help, this year my wife tells me that her air is not cold so I put my gauges on it to find that it still has a full charge. the a/c will not engage at all I jump the relay and works fine, I show freon low yes on my otc scan tool. I replaced the ...
1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W1P
4.3 Engine will idle for a few minutes then stall.When it stalls out it still has spark but no pulse width .If I spray carb cleaner into intake it will run for about a minute befor stalling out again.We replaced the computer just because the owner had a spare ...
1993 Chevrolet P30 7.4L Fuel gage VIN: 1GBJP37N1P
This motorhome has an erratic fuel gage. Came in 2 months ago with same problem. Dropped tank and found one of the lines on the sending unit was rusted and broke off its weld. Replaced sender which came with new pump. I did not notice any fluctuation, all seem...
1993 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDU061L7
Hello techs this vehicle came in with these codes 47,56, 61.I cleared them and they come on as soon as I start it. The 47 uart link problem I cannot find any info for in Mitchell or Modus. under hc 56 and 61 are still there instantly after I start it too. then... Trouble codes: 47 (uart link problem), 56 (qdm 2 problem history code), 61 (cruise control vent history code)
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L ign switch elec VIN: 1GCGK29K4R
Have you seen this? Truck will not turn off with key, and dash lights stay on, Like during key on engine off. I think it might be a diode in the harness, but wanted to see if someone has been there. I've cleaned green off battery and some connectors. Problem n...
1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L runaway idle VIN: 1GCHG35F3Y
If any GM tech could assist, I could use deisel help. Like most of us do,I'm helping a freind with this case. He's the Tractor Trailer shop next door and has bailed me out before. #1 Truck smokes like crazy but Runs good-(DSL smoke) #2 Idle will RUNAWAY to ...
2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Fuel tank VIN: 2G1WF52E7Y
This car was brought in with the customer saying it would not take fuel through the filler tube. I lowered the tank and found nothing strange except for the filler vent hose had a slght kink in it but it didn't look bad enough to cause this problem. So I disco...
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBJG31R54
no service engine soon light on when turning key on, code p1361, towed in stalled on highway no start, started and running fine, fuel pressure 60 psi, has new ac delco fuel pump and filter, added ground to fuel pump previously for no start, is there problems w... Trouble codes: P1361
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L MIL Lamp on, spark knock VIN: 1GNEC13V42
the vehicle runs ok going down road but at a idle the valves raddle and spark knock can not brake torqe the vehicle it is like the timing is retarted does same thing when vehicle is under load.tried another computer but the dealer could not get in the prom to ... Trouble codes: P0106
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4.8L Front end, steering column VIN: 1GNEK13V53
Intermittent audible knocking noise that you can feel in stearing wheel on sweeping turns at slow to intermediate speeds. Front end parts all check out OK, vehicle has low mileage. No TSB'S found in Mitchell. Heard same noise in other GM Tahoe's and Yukon's 20...
2001 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L tcm ? VIN: 2C3HD46R61
Car came in with P0700 & P0605 in default mode. Went to test output speed sensor & found large ferrrous metal chunks on sensor tip. Cleaned, tested & reinstalled sensor with same result after clearing codes. Customer wanted to make car driveable to trade in. D...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R7T
Vehicle came in with CEL on. Pulled out code P0505 with red brick. Did functional test on IAC. Scrolled up to 1800 RPM but only got to 1300 on engine. Installed Mopar IAC #[...] and got no improvement. Checked the circuits via ohm meter and got 0 ohms end ... Trouble codes: P0505 (Shorted IAC circuits)
1996 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L Compressor VIN: 1B4GD45R3T
Customer complaint was no A/C and noise. We found the compressor to be locked up. We changed the compressor and dryer. Put 5 oz of oil in compressor and installed it. We evacuated the system and recharged. System still did not blow cold. Clutch was engauged an...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1B7HC13Z6T
Hello all This truck will not accelerate- acts like it is governed. Will bog down and not rev up on acceleration down freeway. If you accelerate VERY gradually it will get to cruising speed. Customer put a new fuel pump assembly in before bringing to our shop.... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire detected), P0302 (Misfire 2 cyl), P0307 (Misfire 7 cyl)
1998 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L warning chime VIN: 1B4GP45GXW
Hello- Customer complaint of warning chime on intermittnetly while driving. No door ajar light, seat belt light, or dome lights on, and all guages reading normally when problem occurs. Scanned for codesnone found in either engine, trans, ABS, or body controlle...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Ignition Lock VIN: 1B4HS28N11
Hello Group, I have a Durango with an intermitent problem and have seen it act up and confirmed it. The key intermiently won't turn in the lock cylinder. The key slides right into the lock cylinder but doesn't turn. The steering wheel isn't in it's locked pos...
1989 Ford Ranger GT 2.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FTCR10T6K
Customer came in with this ranger he just replaced engine and above items. Was complaining about rough idle(miss) and check engine light with a code 42. He has just about replaced everything. Above are my voltage checks @ my breakout box, and also my emissions... Trouble codes: 42 (system rich)
1992 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FMEU15N6N
hey guys i have this truck here that dies all the time i but scanner on it no codes theres a problem whit the r,p.m tech it shows that its idling at 2500r.p.m and its not idling that high also found that the battery voltage inside tash reads 17.5 volts to high...
1992 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A5N
hope someone out there may have seen this one before. 2.3 dual plug engine has weak spark on right side coil only, so it will not start. have checked pwr.& grnds. ohm & drop tested wireing. have tryed new module and coil pack with no luck. cannot seem to test ...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FDKE30G1S
problem occurs after eight miles of driving. it looses fuel pressure only on accel. if you let off accelerator pressure comes back. if you shut engine off for five minutes and re-start it will run fine for a short time. by the way this i an e-350 passport moto...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTRX17L4X
Hello gents, Hopefully someone out there has run into this before. This '99 F150 will sometimes rev up the RPMs on it's own. Sometimes it will die at idle and sometimes it has a hesitation when leaving a stop. We replaced the PCM about 6 months ago because of ... Trouble codes: U1262 (Lost Module Communication), U1027 (Engine RPM Missing/Invalid)
2000 Ford Mustang 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on
Hey everyone ! sorry I dont have alot more info on this one (like vin#) . This car came in for us to install a set of rear gears , headers and a performance clutch (nothing was done yet). we noticed that the car has a terrible idle quality and a C.E.L. for cyl...
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP33P91
no start. scanner does display eng RPM and inj pulse while cranking. But there is no Spark at the coil or inj flash witha noid light. There are about 10 codes that pop up with the koeo test. Voltage drop of power and ground circuits ok to the PCM. There are ab... Trouble codes: P0713, P1233, P0750, P0770, B1601, P0453
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L abs VIN: 1FTNX21L82
hi guys Im not sure what to try next the truck drives fine but if you run up pass 45 mph then coast down to 37 then hit the gas the abs light will come on and the speedo will drop for a second. after a few seconds the abs lite goes off. I hook up the mentor an...
1995 GMC Pickup K3500 6.5L speedo
thanks in advance for any help. local trans rebuilder got this one w/burnt fluid, hunting,erratic shifting, and no 4th speed. rebuilt transmission, all symptoms the same except burnt fluid. i got the truck to try to bail them out. i noticed that the speedo did...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Compressor VIN: JHMCD56345
The compressor on this car will not engage. Tested and found no ground at compressor relay control. Went through diagnostics and found a bad ac switch. Replaced that and still inop. Continued through flow chart and it said to replace ac thermostat, we did that...
1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L rear axle VIN: JHLRD1849V
Vehichle came to the shop for routine maintainance and customer advised us of a noise that was happening on turns.After verifying the noise, we did a road test using a steelman chassis ear.The sound is a rotational squealing noise(only on sharp turns;left or r...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L horn inter inop VIN: 1HGCG5646W
seem to be loseing grd in steering collumn.
1999 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Engine VIN: 2HKRL1851X
Noise in front of engine. Sounds like a lifter, but is most noticeable from top of engine block under intake. Mileage actually unknown, but reasonable guess is 80,000-90,000. Have taken off front valve cover and inspected rockers and adjusted valves - no chang...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ48S6W
Car came in with a cold hesitation, backfire for the first 100 yards and then it clears up.Will only do it cold and will have to cool back down 4-5 hours to retest.This car was at another shop and they replaced plugs,wires,cap,rotor,coolant sensor,map sensor,a...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: IJ4GZ58S2W
jeep came in with s.e.s. lite on and no drivability problems. code # p1494. checked with jeep to see if under 8/80. they said evap controls are 3/36. shop owns drb iii, attempted to do evap test and could not. found t.s.b on refalsh to allow this test. sent to... Trouble codes: P1494 (leak detect pump), P1455 (big evap leak)
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L altenator VIN: 1J4FJ68S7W
Greetings to all,I got this jeep that is over charging, we replaced alt, battery, and p.c.m. and still it charges at about 17 volts.We checked every ground on the vehicle by means of voltage drop tests.I did a voltage drop test on my b+ going to p.c.m. and my ...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Over temp light on dash VIN: SALTY124XY
Checked with a raytec gun and the light comes on at aprox 171 degrees. We can not find any specs as to when the sensor should complete circut or the operating peramiters for the trans oil temp sensor. If any one can help with specs on this sensor i'd apriciat ...
2001 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTJHF10U01
Good morning , We have 2 codes on this vehicle PO440 & PO446 EVAP system problem, any help would be great.
1988 Mazda 626 DX 2.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM1GD2221J
Mazda techs- High emissions. Replaced fuel pressure regulator and o2 sensor. Fuel pressure was 15lbs. too high and the o2 sensor was biased lean. After replacement pressure came into specs. (30lbs. idle) and o2 showed the appropriate response by going straigh...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L ABS Pump VIN: JM3LW28G91
I am really having a tough time with this one everybody,maybe this system is the same on the Ford minivans as well. This van keeps triggering an ABS code C1250 It is an ABS/TCS equipped van and this code for for a circuit failure for the left rear wheel retent...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Engine MIL VIN: 4JGAB54E3X
The check engine light does not work in this car. it has no codes in any system, the tach and coolant temp guages work fine. Anyone have a been there? or a suggestion for a cluster repair source, Beckmann does not work on these. Thanks, Bill
2004 Nissan Frontier SVE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 1N6MD26Y64
I am writing this for my brother-in-law because he is thousands of miles away and I cannot help him directly so I need your help. This truck isn't even due for it's first oil change, and every morning on first start up his garage is filled with thick blue smok...
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L clock illumination VIN: 1G3AG53M8R
since alternator was replaced, radio clock light stays on and drains battery. tried battery disconnect to no avail.
1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G3WH52M7S
Hello, I stumped on this one please help. This olds with a 3.1 use's oil 1-2 qts. every 400-500 mile.Car runs fine it seem like alot of the oil is getting mixed in with the antifreeze. I did pressure the cooling system i didnt see any leaks.I have done alot of...
1991 Plymouth Laser RS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 4P3CS44R6M
car came in on rope,owner is in country on work visa and very hard to communicate with. balance shaft belt broken and timing belt jumped. heads of 4 valve broken off.replaced head with used part and new belts. car ran fine in shop and on test drive after. 3 da...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2WP52K4X
cust. complaining of noise in eng. and surge pulled off oil fill cap, valve covers have alot of vacuum and car wants to die with cap off. lift the cap off slightly and noise goes away
1991 Toyota Previa DX 2.4L Hesitation VIN: JT3AC11R7M
This one came in for an hesitation problem. When engine get hot it loose power. When engine cold run like new and get good acceleration. When its hot you can accelerate but only in the first quart of accelerator. If you give it much then engine die like a maf ...
1992 Toyota Corolla 1.6L cooling fans VIN: 1NXAE94AXN
key on engine off or running both condensor fan and radiator fan running constantly. New relays and coolent temp sensor the 1 wire sensor on thermostat housing. Still no fix. Even unplugged high pressure switch. Only way to shut off both fans is to pull the co...
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L rear VIN: JT2SK12E5P
Thanks in advance for your time taken to read. This camry has a clunk or rattle from left rear over any bump. We have inspected rear suspension several times and nothing is obviously loose. The noise sounds like a loose stabalizer link or bushing, but I have r...
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1NXBA02E4V
this veh. dies every time you give it the gas above approx. 1700 rpm . it looses the injector pulse , but still has spark . it idles perfectly and will start up every time .i tried unplugging the tps ,no help . there are no codes in this veh. which seem a litt...
2002 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Electronic VIN: 5TDBT44A12
did check all pads and rotors and electricle conns snappy scanner not up to date generic cartrige said no codes any ideas appreciated thanks mark
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF81H0W
Customer just purchased this car, MIL came on on the way home. I pulled a code P1252, problem in the cold start injector or circuit. MOD gives very little info on this subject. The valve is mounted on the bottom of the injection pump and I read 575 to 800 ohms... Trouble codes: P1252

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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBG84D2V
This car is not fixed. Suggestions ranged from Converter problem, injector problem, vacumm leak on bank 2, coil problem. The only new info i have is that there does not seem to be a misfire when the MIL comes on. This occurs at 75 to 80 mph. When the customer ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0307, P0308.
1998 Audi A4 2.8L bearings VIN: WAUED68D5W
Hi guys,thanks to Jerry [...] and Sean for your time ,the problem was the actual gears for fist gear ,when I cleaned the gears and looked closley you could see little pitting marks and as david said the gear teeth on the input shaft was slightly tweaked.(remem...
1999 Audi A4 1.8L Misfire VIN: WAUCB28D9X
Good morning Audi techs,well the problem is solved.The moral of this story is to always double check everything yourself and to never totally trust employees opinions.I retried a known good output stage and the car still ran the same.rechecked compression and ...
1994 BMW 530i 3.0L Electronic VIN: WBAHE2329R
Thanks to all that replied back. This was a real unusual problem and I talked to a lot of people including dealer shop foremans that were very helpful at Center BMW, plus I talked to a friend of mine that was very helpful, and he is a master dealer tech. The r...
1995 Buick Regal 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 2G4WB12L3S
Thankyou for all the replies. We are really appreciative for the IATN and all you mechanics out there who are willing to reply. Right after I had sent this help request in I found the leak, it was coming from the timing cover gasket. I never ran into one these...
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4HP52K2V
Thanks for all of the replies, you guys were a great help, most said that it was fuel related and to check the injectors (cyls 3,5 had lower flow rates approx 6 psi at full pulse) and clean or replace the suspect ones, the customer decided to have the injector...
1955 Chevrolet belair 327CID booster VIN: VC55006816
Thanks to all who responded. I found a stainless dual diaphram booster on ebay new and cheap. I used a (new) early truck master (looks like a corvette master) with the residual check valve for my rear drum brakes. Ebay supplied the drop spindles with cast in c...
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: IGCDC14H9J
I called this fellow about his truck. He says a friend of hie told him his problem was a temp sensor ( I pulled no codes on my scanner ). So he is going to fix it himself. Fine with me as I was not going to charge him anyway. Thanks for all the help. Dan
1989 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19K3K
thank you, very much. we got 23 replies and 12 of them were right on the dot, we had a dist,with a bad pickup coil and shaft . we replaced it w a known good unit and it ran great. so we sold the customer a a/c delco new dist assy, he was happy and we were glad...
1995 Chevrolet C2500 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GCGC29N35
Thanks to all of the folks that replied to my message!!! The fuel pump that another garage installed was the wrong pump!!! I installed a gm oe replacement and cured the problem.I also repaired a very weak splice made to the ground wire for the fuel pump.I woul...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban LS 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEC16R9T
Turns out someone did an intake on this vehicle and routed the vacuum line wrong, a little replumbing and now all is good Trouble codes: P0441.
1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19R9V
Thank you to those who replied to my request. After reading these responses and doing some further checking I came to the conclusion the egr valve was the problem. After replacing the valve there have been no problems. Thanks again Chad Trouble codes: P1406 (auxilary emissions malfunction).
2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L timing belt VIN: KLATA5263Y
i recieved four relies .three said no specal tool needed .thank you bob for offering your tool.i made a tool i bought a flat wrench heated and bent the handle to make it work.thank you for the help .david
1990 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L drive engagement VIN: 1FALP5ZU8R
Thanks to all who helped. After looking more closely at vehicle, we found that the front subframe bushings were rusted thru and this was causing everything to shift. Repaired bushings, all of the customers concerns are now taken care of. Thanks again.
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L abs module VIN: 2FMZA5146Y
We actually had two Windstars that needed modules at the same time. We found out that the module (electronic part) comes separate from the hydraulic unit. Dennis indicated that we could replace the module and not have to bleed anything or download anything. Th...
1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKDT13W6T
Thanks to all the responses. In the end, Christopher from California hit it right on the head when he stated that I needed 60 p.s.i. of fuel pressure to make it run. Other sources had stated that 49 p.s.i. was minimum, so I thought that I was o.k. with 55.I ho...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L air conditioning VIN: 1HGCD5532T
The heater control valve was sticking. The technician who was working on the car took a closer look the next day and found it. Thanks to all for your help.
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 68741FG12D
Thanks to all who responded I was away from the shop and no serivce information avaliable found the sensors replaced the Left one car returned to customer
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT6GF10UXX
As most who responded said these new a/f sensors are a headache. Replaced both sensors and problem solved. thanks again Trouble codes: 1135 (delay in acheiving closed loop operation).
1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L idle effected, smokes when starts up VIN: JM1TA222OS
since it was a used carlot car he decide to wholesale it and cut his lost,I belive jason could be right. this site is problem the best thing that came along for the techian to get other ideals to think about and learn what other people have run across.
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L No Start VIN: JMTTA2210S
I pulled the plugs and blew out all the cylinders again but this time I dropped a small amount of oil in each cylinder before spinning the plugs back in. That was it. I couldn't believe it. Changed the oil and its on its way. Of course sitting over night proba...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Stumble @ start? VIN: WDBEA92E9S
Well it's time to close this one. Thanks for all your help, many replies stating that we needed to replace the main fuel injection wiring harness but that seems to already have been done. One of the issues we also had was incorrect info from ALLDATA. Mitchell ... Trouble codes: #17, #5.
1998 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52K7W
She is fixed. I want to thank everyone for taking time to respond to my dilemma. In my original post I was leaning towards an internal vaccuum leak and was wanting everyone to agree with me. Looking at my fuel trims and shorter than normal burn time on #6, I w... Trouble codes: P0306.
1989 Plymouth Voyager LE 3.0L compressor VIN: 2P4FH5534K
Thanks for the 5 replies. It turned out, the smec was causing the problem. It didn't seem to let iac speed up when a/c engaged and somehow wouldn't allow the a/c to disengage. I started adding up all the problems and tested each component, which seemed to perf...
1991 Plymouth Laser 1.8L Shifting VIN: 4P3C534T9M
Thanks to everyone for your suggestions but we now know the modules in this car are just worthless. We sent the TCU to the company which as stated in the post did not work. So then we had to wait about a week, but we got a used control unit, plugged it in and ...
1999 Plymouth Voyager 3.3L trans. VIN: 2P4G44G4XR
The majority said to pull pan and look for chunks.A few had mentioned the two sensors at fault. Pulled pan and did not find any chunks, but alot of clutch plate. Sensor or not, this puppy was on its way out. Took it our local trans. shop for a rebuild, alot le...
1999 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4FP2532X
Thanks to those who took the time to reply. It seems that this is not a very common problem.Several replies said to check all grounds, which I did. What I did find is that somebody had installed an aftermarket cruise controll, and had spliced into the vss wire... Trouble codes: P1496.
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Chassis VIN: JT2BG12K4T
Most everyone was in agreement that we didn't do anything during the service to have caused the noise. One respondant said that the diff bearings could have been damaged if not properly filled and another said to check the engine mounts, because of the stresse...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRC29M7Y
sorry for the late posting, this was a car lot job ;and between the customer and lot we finally decided who would pay. thanks for the replies ;since i didn't have access to a snap-on vw cartridge and the fuel cap had been previously replaced, the info about ho... Trouble codes: P0455.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M32
Hello again, Received 5 replies, all helpful. One started by saying 'This is why I dan't use a Snap On Scanner on VW's' The customer has a 2002 Bentley service manual which he gave us along with the car and this didn't list the codes either. We tested the glow... Trouble codes: 17055 (shift solenoid e stuck on), 17056 (shift solenoid e stuck off), 17057 (shift solenoid e intermittent electrical).
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