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1991 Acura Legend L 3.2L Plugged EGR VIN: JH4KA7660M
Hi fellow Techs. Got this one in for a Smog Inspection and fails the EGR functional. Plugged Intake ducts. My question is can anyone tell me what I need to remove and look for to unplug this one. For example the Honda has the little holes on top of intake runn...
1990 BMW 325iX 2.5L srs VIN: WBAAE9312M
pulled the bolster and panels dpwn no sign of overvoltage relay there where oh where can it be . customer said lamp came on after being jumped . i figured o v relay but couldnt find it where i usually do but then this is an ix
1940 Cadillac fleetwood 346CID gauges lights starter gen VIN: 73268612XX
We would like to convert this to a 12 volt system and need some info on what has to be done?
1993 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L cooling VIN: 1G6KY5298P
HELP! have this caddy in shop, came in for overheating, customer ststed he just bought the car and when driving it home the car overheated, says he was sure cooling fans were not running when car overheated. Replaced instrument cluster in vehicle for uart mult...
2001 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L Stall VIN: 1G6ET12921
Car came in for intermittent stalling problem. No codes present. Fuel pressure steady at 45 psi. Found IAC valve out of range. Replaced it and the fuel filter, did three-step cleaning of fuel system and problem went away. Car came back the next day with same p...
1986 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Brougham 4.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G1BN69ZXG
this old one should be simple but it is kicking us pretty bad. car starts and drives fine until it goes into closed loop.at this point data line to scanner locks up,runs rough almost like missing,idles high or surges and iac pulses in and out.at times egr sole...
1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.0L Temp gauge VIN: 1G1FP21E1K
Does anyone know what causes the temp gauge to peg the needle ABOVE the hotest mark on the face? I have verified that the sender wire is not shorted to ground. The needle will peg when the key is turned to the start position even with the wire to the temp send...
1991 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L fuel pump VIN: 1GNCT18ZXM
this thing is going through fuel pumps left and right. voltage drop power and gound are both ok. .2 volts power. and 1.2 millivolts for ground side. haven't seen a problem from a sticky relay or any trace voltage after key has been turned off. we have replace ...
1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L won;t hold pressure VIN: 1GNCS13W5P
I know I'm not going crazy but I want to make sure. This blazer came in skipping real bad. Tested and found that fuel pressure is leaking down. Removed Plenum and foundplastic lines had a hole. Simple right replaced hoses and let it run for several hours to bu...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GCEC19TXY
HI Guys! I didn't think that I would be back on here for a while but here I am. This truck came in our shop with the customer requesting for the fuel pump to be replaced. He stated that on several occasions he would have to bang on the bottom of the fuel tan...
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L No Start, NO CRANK VIN: 2G1WF52E41
Tried relearn,checked power and ground circuits and passlock wiring to bcm all ok,power goes into ecm but does not trigger start relay,any help?
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.0L Stall VIN: 1GBJK34U93
Good morning friends, One of my big accounts has this 3500 chevrolet with central hydraulics for the snow plow and dump bed/salter. Ever since it was new when you raise the plow and it gets to the stop it will stall the engine, it has been back to the manufact...
1993 Chrysler LeBaron LX 3.0L valve train VIN: 1C3XU5535P
this LeBaron has a wicked ticking in the valve train of the rear head. a screwdriver applied to the plastic plug on the side of the rear head reveals the sound the loudest. removed the rocker assembly and found one scarred lifter,(vertical hashmark across face...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L abs module VIN: 3C8FY4BBO1
We know you have to flash CAB to re-learn it. My question is has anybody run into this problem before and what is common? The manual says if you do not find anything wrong to replace the CAB. I hate to send her to the dealer because she had a 1700 dollar exper...
1993 Dodge Caravan 3.3L shift VIN: IP4GH44R5P
This van sometime shifts fine but most of the time in goes into limp in mode which makes it start off in second and not shift. I replaced the shifter select switch which tells the computer what gear the shifter is in. This van has no codes at all. We replaces ...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28Z5X
vehicle came in with code po304 and running rough , had bad #4 plug wire - replaced plugs and wires cleared codes vehicle was gone for two days and back with same code but runs fine - customer states runs a little rough mainly first thing in the morning. with ... Trouble codes: P0304
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Cuts out VIN: 2B3HD46R6Y
This car was stolen from a local used car dealer's lot and recovered by the police. We repaired the broken ignition lock tumbler and interior trim. The car runs fine at idle, however it cuts out and dies under load. This can be duplicated in a road test or som...
1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF25H6N
Hi ford people. This truck came in as no start.We removed the Remote start system. It now starts but runs bad & bearley runs. With KOEO coil contunisly sparks untl I disconect Dist. ECM will not self test or display data on snap on scaner. STI wire is suposed ...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Fluid Leak VIN: 1FTDF15N2N
E40D pouring transmission fluid. I was riding down the Interstate in this 92 Ford P/U when I felt the the truck come out of overdrive. I pulled over to check the fluid. There was none. I began to refill when I noticed the Fluid was pouring out between the bell...
1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP45T5R
The complaint the costumer has is that when driving sometime at low speed he steps on the throttle the vehicle doesn't respond(like poor fuel pressure)then it quits,he hit the starter and off he goes.I noticed when I checked the engine it hesitates with rough ...
1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L transfer case wont do anything VIN: 1FMEU15H8S
hellow everone , hope you can help me with this one , this bronco when it came to me the custermer conplaned that the 4x4 was not working , took it for a ride and found at first it would go in and out of four wheel high , but would not do any thing to go in to...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP36341
Vehicle is idling @ 1600-1700 rpm. No surging. Check for vacuum leaks, none found anywhere. CEL on but only for high idle. Vehicle round well, not missing or chugging. Have cleaned MAF. Intake tube from air cleaner to throttle body has no cracks. Have plugged ... Trouble codes: 1409 (high idle)
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L driver window VIN: 1FTSX31S91
drivers window makes a snaping noise when window hits bottom and when window hits top. window only makes the noise when all the way up if it has gone comletely down.
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FMZU73E02
We are working on this 02 explorer,while accelerating normally you can feel the tranfer case enguaging,If you select the 4x4 high selection it goes away. Please help if you can. thanks to all.
1988 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: JHMCA5366J
Thanks in advance to all the answers. Customer complain of hesitation. This vehicle engine has to be driven for a while, get it really hot. Under load in second, third or even four, between 2800 and 4000 rpm it will buck like it some cylinder will not fire. My...
1996 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: 4SGCK58V0T
I suspect voltage back feeding in ecm through the ground side, but really hate to condemn an ecm. I almost never work on the passports since I am primarily a Toyota shop and thir ecms don't fail. I am sure I am overlooking something obvious here. Also Alldata ... Trouble codes: P1406
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ5S2TC
We have a Jeep with continual PO135B code - Bank l Sensor l heater circuit. Everytime we test it everything tests fine. I'm trying to find out what the monitor is actually looking for to set this code. The information out of the service manual does not tell me... Trouble codes: P0135
1981 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L shift VIN: WDBAB30A6B
originally towed in as no start engine locked two front rod berarings spun. customer was undecided so the car sat for months with engine and trans out. the trans came out with the converter still in. could not acess all the bolts with frozen engine. finnaly ge...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Accessories VIN: W3TH75GHL1
Greetings Benz techs, I have a first generation 500SL in the shop. The customers complaint was that when the convertible top is up the red light is blinking and emitting a warning tone that something is not properly latched, when the top is down all is well. S...
1999 Mercury Villager Sport 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 4M2XV11TXD
Vehicle was brought in for dying at idle both when cold and hot. We tested the IAC motor and tests showed that the IAC was not responding. Replaced IAC with throttle body assembly as IAC was not available by itself. After replacing IAC, cold idle is resolved b...
1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on, never C/Loop
Hi guy,s, this is a montero "sport" i'm not sure if it's an "ES", but it's a base model/crank window's/2wd etc. Anyway,This has fuel trim codes and an ect issue, but the freeze frame data shows=o mph/ect -39deg./0 rpm/load 0/lft1 100%/ stft 100%.. Live data=@ ... Trouble codes: P0170, P0130, P0120
1973 Nissan 240Z 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: HLS30-1258
The front carburetor is dumping gas out of the bowl vent tube.As you can see from the mileage, this vehicle has spent most of its life sitting in a garage.I have found a manual (Haynes)with fairly clear and accurate info, but cannot find any repair parts for t...
1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Brougham 2.8L hard start. VIN: 1G3AM19W9G
hello all gm guys. this is a second post to this car. i have more info about it. i can start this cold without a hick up. at about 100 degrees f the vehicle will crank with no start. after the vehicle is fully warm the vehicle will start well again. will fire ...
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L rack ; p/s pump VIN: 1G3WH52H4X
This Intrigue came in with a p/s pump noise. No TSB'S found and the noise seamed tipicial of a pump so I put one in. Same noise no change. Then I found a post here on iatn that talked of a defective rack caused by deteriorating rubber internilly. So I replaced...
1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP24G9X
The customer called in and reported a hesitation and MIL on. After they drove it the rest of the way home they called and said it was ok now and they would bring it in when they could. A week later they called and it wouldn't start crank no start. The ENG fuse... Trouble codes: P0132 (O2 sensor B1S1 high voltage/short to voltage), P0138 (O2 sensor B1S2 high volt/short to voltage pending code in gen obd)
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2WP5216W
hope someone can help me on this .car came in as no start it had fuel presure and injector pulses but no spark.. the scanner indicates rpm and the 3x signal is indicating rpm and the 18x signal is also indicating rpm..i unpluged cam sensor still no start diago...
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE12T1X
On monday vehicle was towed in with crank and no start. Customer stated that security was flashing. When vehicle arrived confirmed all above. She also said this happened a few days earlier but was ok since. Scanner confirmed 2 codes for theft system. In the pr... Trouble codes: P1631 (password incorrect), P1632 (fuel disabled)
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L coolant VIN: WVWPD23B2Y
Hey guys, I know what the cause and fix is for this already. This is a cleaning question. Does anyone out there know of a good cleaner to get all of the oil out of the cooling system without having to flush it 3-5 times? Any advice would be helpful. We have t...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L inst. cluster VIN: 3VWCS21C01
The analog portion of the instrument cluster on this Beetle was working intermittently (fuel guage, tachometer, and speedometer) and now does not work at all. Testing as indicated points me to the cluster itself as the fault, the cluster relies on ECU data for...
1991 Volvo 940 T 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JA874XM
Hello hopefully someone can help me here . I got this Volvo which normally I wouldnt work on ,but some how...anyway the thing acts like it is starving for fuel it back fires like its lean ,wont idle with out cracking the throttle now I cant get it running to g... Trouble codes: 121 (MAF /o2)
1994 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5719R
Hi guys, can anyone help with this particular code? Without live data I'm afraid I will start throwing parts at this car hoping for the best. The CEL comes on after about one month of driving. Found questionable parts and thought I had found the problem, to no... Trouble codes: 231 (Part load long term fuel trim)
2000 Volvo V70 2.4L smell VIN: YV1LW61J7Y
Hi all I have this volvo with a fuel smell from under the hood . I have smoked the evap and fuel systems with no luck .pulled the fuel rail looked at all lines and injectors can't see a drop or stain anywhere .had 2 other techs look as well as the owner .Smell...

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1993 Audi 100 2.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUCJ04AXP
The vehicle is fixed. The tranny rebuilder discovered that the replacement solenoid valve unit which came as an assembly including a portion of the valve body was actually missing one of the valves!!! He used the valve from the old valve body & voila it's fixe...
1999 Audi A4 2.8L A/C compressor? VIN: WAUED28D1X
we ended up replacing the compressor and related parts, charged it up and worked good. part of our problem was that unbeknownst to us, our a/c machine was contributing to the problem. anyway, the a/c is cooling great now, thanks for everyones help
1993 BMW 318i 1.8L System VIN: WBACA5310P
Well as suggested by most of the responses I got to this post the brand new oe expansion valve was junk -right out of the box. There wasn't anything lodged in it, it just wouldn't allow enough refrigerant to pass through. I had verified using compressed air th...
1995 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L injector pulse VIN: 1G4HR52L6S
Customer took vehicle and traded it in soon after. From what most everyone said, a computer is probably at fault. Thank you to everyone who helped!
1985 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.1L door locks VIN: 1GDW6988F9
Hi members, Thanks to all who response my post.I traced down the wiring circuit and found two problems.One is the 30 amp horn circuit breaker at the fuse box which cuts off the main feed line on and off.I tried to substitude with regular 30 amp blade type fu...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19R8T
I took the advice of most of your answers which was replace the fuel pump. I checked inside the tank for any contaminants and found none. The fuel pump fixed it. My pressure is 65 psi now and it starts right up everytime cold or hot. Obviously the exact pressu...
1966 Dodge Charger 7.2L rear quarter window regulators and guides
Thanks to Randy [...] for the responses, Randy took the time to sketch and email a picture of the correct placment of the funky window track setup in this car. I finished up, sent the car next door to the upholsterer to install the redone panels. ...
1995 Dodge Neon Sport 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES67C4S
Thanks to all who replied to my help request. I did not work on this vehicle immediately after the initial post, but I did try every suggestion except the one I had already done with the cam sprocket dowel pin / target magnet. I replaced the spark plugs again,... Trouble codes: P0351 (Ignition coil 1 primary circuit).
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Oil Pressure VIN: 2B4GP44G5W
Great info! I haven't actually fixed this vehicle but the problem has been found. The rear cam bearing moved toward the trans enough that I can barely see it. I inspected the pump and relief valve and found some wear but nothing major. The only cam bearing I c...
1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L tcc VIN: 1FMDU34X4T
Customer went back to trans shop and they tore trans back down and found nothing wrong. I have noticed that looking at scanner info, the trans is showing a very high amount of slip, around 80-90% slippage for just a few seconds before the OD light starts flash...
1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEE14Y7T
I created my own problem on this one. I was under the impression that a faulty O2 sensor could not set these codes. So you learn something new every day, right. That's why I spent all of my time looking for a cause that didn't exist. Your e-mails helped me cor... Trouble codes: P1151 (O2 Lean), P0174.
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L #13 - Brake light fuse VIN: 1FMEU17L8V
Well, I have tried to contact the customer about coming back in to verify that it is truly fixed and they have not done so. So... with that, I am calling this a fix. It seems that the cruise control switch at the master cylinder can short at times causing such...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E6X
Thanks to those who replied, After checking the power and grounds going to the computer, which all appeared ok, I replaced the pcm. That wasn't it. From there I started looking for shorts in the wiring harnesses on the affected circuits for which i was getting...
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP33P91
Thanks for all the help and suggestions. We were fighting a antitheft problem. the B1601 finally led to the cause. We had to take it to the dealership to get a new key reprogramed. Trouble codes: P0713, P1233, P0750, P0770, B1601, P0453.
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L rear driveline VIN: 1FTNW21F82
Thanks guys for the help it was the drivline angle it was about 4.5 degrees I lowered the carrier brg 1 inch dropped angle to .5 degrees shudder is gone.
2002 Honda S2000 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMP1142T0
Well it's fixed. New ECM fixed. Had to take it to dealer to get programed. The antitheft system wouldn't let it start. The dealer was pretty nice about it. They got it out pretty quick. I want to thank everyone for all the help. Especially Joe. He was a lot ... Trouble codes: P0135 (Primary O2 Heater system malfunction), P0141 (Secondary O2 Heater Malfuction).
1996 Hyundai Accent 1.5L no reverse VIN: KMHVD11N8T
Thanks to all that replied, which I guess you guys hear alot, but its much appreciated. I actually checked the generator wires from the connecter to the TCM, and they ohmed out good. Then I made sure that the wiring was the same as the old tranny for the gener...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S V6 3.2L MIL Lamp on, Lack of power VIN: 4S2CM57W61
Hello, and sorry for the posting delay, but due to the intermittent nature of this problem, I wanted to be sure of the fix before posting to the group. It turns out that someone had been in there previously, and left the ground wires for the engine wiring harn... Trouble codes: P1125 (electric throttle control), P1295 (ETC power management mode), P1515 (Command actual TPS correction).
1988 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 5.9L Rocker arms VIN: 1JCNJ15U4J
I received 7 replies on this. Several suggested lifters would take care of it, another suggested it is time to throw the car away. That may be, but I don't sell cars, I fix them if I can. So I pulled the lifters, bottoms had a slight ring pattern, cam looked g...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L 1-2 2-1 shift, intermittant
This Jeep is finally fixed. Almost everyone suggested govenor issues, electrical or mechanical, this one being mechanical. Ran a line pressure test from the govenor port, and road tested was able to verify my problem, although not at first. When it would not s...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L front end? VIN: 1J4GZ78Y9T
Well guys i appreciate all the wonderful help you have sent me over the last month, and yes the problem has been resolved. After the few of you mentioned condition of tires another manager drving behind me saw the actual problem occur on the interstate. He sai...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L pcm VIN: 1J4GZ5851T
This is to thank the 8 iatn members who replied to our help request. All were excellent. The reply that suggested that we disconnect as many of the sensors as possible and then to connect them back one at a time with ignition switch on and watch gages to see w...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1J4EZ58S8T
.First of all guys... Thanks for all the info. Had 8 replies concerning my problem. 3 replies were way off and 3 were close but Micheal from North Carolina hit the nail on the head by saying that it was a defective fuel pressure regulator. Like Michael [...] could...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Starting VIN: 1J4GZ48S2W
the fix was to repair the bad connection at the battery. yes i checked the battery, no i didn't do a voltage drop test untill this morning, then it was obvious, was fooled by ignition being on with key out, but as always check the basics 1st, thanks for your t...
1993 Lincoln Continental Signature 3.8L oil gauge VIN: 1LNLM9843P
Thanks for the 4 replies-either the ip contacts need cleaned or the ip needes repair are the two most popular replies. Currently waiting for car to make it back to shop for the repair. Sorry this is late in coming, suffered major equipment problems which are j...
1988 Mazda 929 3.0L Oil pump VIN: JM1HC2213J
Gave car back to costumer told him get warranty from shop who did repair.
1993 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L transmission VIN: 1YVGE22A3P
Went through valve body about 6 more times after I posted this request and found nothing. Replaced pressure requlator valve, pump,---nothing --- finally adjusted pressure regulator modifier valve ---could not find anything telling me not to--- and pressure cam...
1994 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L compressor VIN: WDBHA22A4R
greetigs to all I did not get much info on his car as how to make any kinds of tests so i recommended the customer to go back to dealer.
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G3AG54NXP
i installed a new fuel pump which had a defective check ball and would bleed back down after the key was turned off-so i returned the defective pump for a new one-pressure would not bleed back when the key was turned off-but i also had another problem it was c...
2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WH52HO1
Paul [...] hit the nail on the head. There are Two vacuum operated check valves on this motor. One right in front on the drivers side , which I checked and was good, and one way back in the bottom corner of the pass side, which of course is the bad one. Some ... Trouble codes: P0410.
1994 Ferrari 348 Spider 3.4L Starting VIN: ZFFRG43AXR
several replies, the dualmass flywheel is OK, grounds and battery connections check out OK. I suspect maybe the rpm crank sensor(s). I have a new one to switch when the car returns soon. As always, your expertise is much appreciated. If I absolutely fix this, ...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE12T5T
Thanks for the help. I just took a stab at it and threw in a new sensor, the MIL has been off for 3 days, fixed? probably, thanks. Trouble codes: P0341 (Camshaft sensor circuit performance).
1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Surge VIN: G2HX52K8VH
Basicly the problem turned out to be a problem with the tcc control valve,I called transtar and they sent me a repair kit which involved replacing the valve in the valve body the job went well and Ive driven it enough to be confident that its fixed . this cust...
1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52T2X
Hello Techs, Thanks so much for all your time. In retrospect my help request was poorly written. When I wrote 'DI cover', I meant direct ignition cover. On this car the cover holds the entire secondary ignition except for the spark plugs. It also includes th... Trouble codes: 0300 (Random misfire).
1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle Speed VIN: 1GN2NE12M4
Well, you ARE friends, This car is fixed, and it was soooo easy. If only I knew what I was staring at! That 4% idle value was the INDICATOR, and I questioned the 0.96v TPS idle value, thinking that it should be more towards 0.5v, but [...] said 'below 1.0v...
2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Timing chain VIN: 1G2JB12441
Thanks to all for your replies. It seems so obvious now that the hole in the cam gear lines up with the tabs on the tensioner and the dot on the crank gear. My problem came from the poor illustration in Mitchells and my own hubris in not carefully noting the p...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Unknown VIN: 4S3BG6857W
Thanks for everyones help . We finally got the car back this week . we flushed the trans fluid using Mopar 7176 fluid (recomended by our local Subaru dealer) and within a half hour of driving , the problem went away ! We kept the car overnight to be certain th...
1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Surge VIN: JT3GP10V8V
came to conclusion that the computer was at fault, customer decided that she could not afford a $1100.00 box and declined the repair Trouble codes: P0300.
1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L shift VIN: WVWBB5159P
Well, unfortunately this little cabrio is still sick. We had a tranny expert come in from a dealership and disassemble the entire unit and found a broken locking clip (pressure ring) on the main shaft behind the torque converter. He also replaced the clutch pa...
1990 Volvo 240 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1AX885XL
first thing THANKS to EVERYONE who posted, customer oked the install of a reman MAF sensor, just as was suggested by 80% of the replys I have recieved. The reman MAF installed all trouble went away, so really thanks again You guys saved my sanity
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