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1991 Acura Legend L 3.2L cooling fan relay VIN: JH4KA7663M
Help!!! this car intermitt blows #3 under dash fuse! This fuse gives power to cooling fan relay primary side,condenser fan relay primary side,rad sub relay primary side, abs motor relay primary side, rear window defogger relay primary side. It seems to blow ...
1995 Acura Legend GS 3.2L temp guage VIN: JH4KA768XS
when stopping or prolonged idling temp guage climbs near max, and then soon resumes back to normal, ive bled the air from system and checked temp reaings. thermostat temp reading while showing hot is at 185. radiator is at 190. bled screw area shows hotter at ...
1977 BMW 630CSi 2.9L Misfire, Calibration VIN: 5505251XXX
Old fuel pressure regulator failed was Bosch # 0 280 160 206 only spec I can find is an old Chilton book that says 35 PSI Can anyone give me a good spec before I call this new regulator defective on this non-feedback system as it seems to have a cold and lean ...
2002 BMW 525i 2.5L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADT43472
This car drives normally and then all of a sudden will lose power and all throttle control and illuminate Fail Safe on digital display. When this happens engine idles normal only but if key is cycled will return to normal driveability,I know this is normal fai... Trouble codes: 211 (Idle speed actuator mechanically jambed), P1510 (Idle speed actuator mechanically jambed), 227 (Mixture deviation cyl 1-3), 228 (Mixture deviation cyl 4-6)
1991 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR54C5M
This vehicle had a cam sensor code, checked signal when light was on, no signal. When the light was off, the signal was off. replaced cam sensor. Two days later, light was back on, found cam sensor signal erratic again. replaced cam sensor again. fix lasted on... Trouble codes: 41 (CMP Sensor Failure)
1962 Chevrolet IMPALA 283CID seals VIN: 21867B1175
i am trying to find repair info and estimated labor time for this car's axle seals. they appear to be more like a ford setup, i haven't worked on this type of gm rear and can't tear into it without an estimate. would appreciate anyones help here. thanks, john
1985 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY0788F
No-start: Verify fuel pressure, and injector pulse good, no-spark present. Power @ coil, (via voltage drop), good waveform signal from pickup in dist., no waveform signal coming from ICM (7 pin style), no duty cycle coming from ICM, Tests performed KOEC. Inst...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEC16R0X
Well, every diagnostic we have run has shown components/ results good. Scope shows even spark strength/dwell, injector leakdown, all injectors within 1 psi of each other. backprobed injector circuit, operating as designed. checked injector control circuit back... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
1996 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GBEC19R5T
Vehicle has a definite bad B1/S2 HO2 sensor. Exhibits a missfire, mostly on cyl's 5, 6 &7. It will occur after it warms up to above 150 deg. F. and shows up in park accel lightly from 2500 to 3000 rpms and driving, on light accel or sustaining speed on slight ... Trouble codes: P0141 (Bank1/Sensor 2 O2 Heater Performance), P0161 (Bank2/Sensor2 O2 Heater Performance), P0172 (Bank 1 Rich), P0175 (Bank 2 Rich), P0300 (Eng Miss detected multiple cylinders), P0420 (Bank 1 Catalytic Converter Performance)
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L 2-3, 3-OD shift VIN: 1GNEC13R9V
Transmission recently repaired due to broken nose on reaction sun shell. Put Trans-Go kit in, modified valve body spacer plate, different springs, valve, etc... Tranny shifted beautifully. 2 months & 2000 miles later, suddenly developed primarily 2 to 3, & 3 t...
1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L bcm VIN: 1GNDX03E8X
pass key lt stays on and was not on before
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L starter VIN: 2G1WF52E91
concerns with the vehicle. traced wiring harness and tessted relay. good power to the relay. on both sides. if jump relay starter will turn over. for some reason the ground is not being supplied to the relay(crank relay)wiring showes relay being grounded from ...
2002 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 1GCCS14571
This truck is used every day for parts delivery. So I guess you could say it operates under hard driving conditions. The problem has me stumped. When pulling out into traffic after coming to a stop it will fall on its face, Lose power, however it dose not di...
1996 Dodge B2500 3.9L Cooling system
Hi guys, I've got this hot running on freeways problem with this full-size van with v-6. Around town it's okay. The radiator has been cleaned and repaired to fix a previous inaccurate temperature gauge problem about a year ago. This engine also idles on the r...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L alarm VIN: 1D64HG92LX
hello mopar techs. this car sets anywhere from 1-24 hours and the alarm will go off for no aparent reasons. scan data on body control module all switchs have normal operation when doors open or closed. dealer installed trunk lid switch still goes off. no body ...
1990 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L cruise control VIN: 1FDEE14N0L
Cruise is inop. Removed the switch set from the steering wheel and tested per Alldata. All switches test good. However, can't get good ground from steering wheel hub to column. Wiring diagram shows 3 slip rings, one for power in, one for signal to cruise ampli...
1990 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XL 5.8L Cuts out, only for a second VIN: 1FBJS31H4L
When I first got the van, I road-tested it. One time, for a second, everything turned off and turned right back on. I thought it was electrical. I replaced the ignition module. (In the computer, there was even a code for this.) I drove it again, never could ge...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14X7R
this ranger refuses to start intermitently when it will not start the eec relay is energizing the fuel pump relay i also checked power to edis module and to coil pack and also ecm i tested crank sensor with my vantage the wave form didnt look right just lazy w...
1995 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Stall VIN: 1FALP5213S
vehicle came in with a stalling condition on cold start,after doing the basic checks ignition, timing and fuel. I found that the fuel pressure would drop off after any key start 8 seconds after the key is turned to the start position. If you turn the key to th... Trouble codes: 524 (bat to pcm circuit fault)
1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FALP42X9T
Hello all, this is my personal car, so i don't really ever have any time to fix it, but this is what happens. It will misfire most of the time, I have never had a check engine light, but then again, it does not have a misfire monitor. I have replaced the wires...
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP13P4V
Customer wanted me to ck out make sure the exhaust wasnt plugged up other shoptold her it probably was. Exhaust wasnt plugged, Found code P0135 sensor 1 heater circuit problem. Also the radiator fan will sometimes run till the battery dies. found tsb to replac... Trouble codes: P0135
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FTJW35F5V
Need some Ford experienced help and input. Vehicle came in 116,000 miles ago as dealer had recommended front brake job to customer. We found pads to be very thin, boots pulled from caliper pistons and pistons exposed, pistons very dirty & pitted. (Brake fluid ...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Timing/Fuel VIN: 1FAFP53S4X
I am not the tech on this one , but trying to get any suggestions before our time is up on this.Vehicle drove in running fine but did have Timing Chain noise , it was sold at 12 hr and all parts , tech installed everything no start, sounded out of time.Yep pul...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDXE40F3X
Hello techs, I need some assistance with this one. This bus came in on a hook after the driver stated it was running fine than instantly lost power and would hardley idle. After doing some preliminary testing I found all four cyl. on the left side dead. My fir... Trouble codes: P0476 (KOER Exaust Pressure Control Valve), P0266 (Functional test Cyl. 2 Cyl. ballance Fault), P0272 (Functional test Cyl. 4 Cyl. ballance Fault), P0278 (Functional test Cyl. 6 Cyl. ballance Fault), P0284 (Functional test Cyl. 8 Cyl. ballance Fault), P1294 (Inj Buz Test High side open Bank 2)
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP532X1
We have a fleet of 16 of these units. This one is the only one at this time that keeps turning on the check engine light w/code p0460. We had one other unit turn it on w/this code, with 1 year of time between occurances. Performed pinpoint tests, HX76, HX78, a... Trouble codes: P0460 (fuel level sensor a circuit fault)
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU67E02
Thanks in advance, I,m working on a 2002 explorer with a p0401 code. egr flow. i am using a generic obd11 scanner that doesn,t show dpfe voltage . I tested the wires at the dpfe. I have 5 volts reference (BN/wh) WIRE. I have ground on the (GY/RD) wire . Now th... Trouble codes: P0410
1992 GMC K3500 Sierra 5.7L engine VIN: 2GDHK39KXN
Hello I have have phoned are engine rebiulder and some recyclers in the area. no one seems to have done this, so no defeneit answer. What I have is a 92 350 cid 4x4 light duty 1 ton [aluminum front diff]. He has access to a 92 454 cid hd 1 ton two wheel drive ...
1995 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L no 2-3 shift VIN: 1GKEC16K2S
well, first thanks in advance for any help on this.. i have a 1995 gmc with a 4L60E transmission came in trans sounded like it was coming apart.. would not shift out of second gear. took apart planatary gone.. rebuilt with new front and rear planatary's clutch...
1996 GMC Jimmy 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13WXT
replaced head gaskets, trying to put distributor back in place (was marked) will not go in, put at cylinder #1 top, tryed to install distributor with rotor button in correct spot (as per mitchell) will not go in, any suggestions??
1997 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L vents VIN: 1GKDM19W2V
we have this van that under acceleration will drop vent operation to defrost - have replaced check valve and repaired on broken vacuum line - still happening - have good vacuum supply - vacuum test all line at connector at rear of control head and all hold goo...
1988 Honda Civic LX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGED3557J
after engine replacement car idles up and down checked for vaccum leaks known found.checked computer ok.cghecked idle cicuit ok check wiring was ok.has anybody seen this problem.
1989 Honda Civic 1.5L Burning Oil and smoking Bad VIN: 2HGED645KH
Hello All I have that 89 Honda Civic DX, 1.5 liters that the costumer say that it smoking white out of the exhaust after check with a block tester all check out ok, and also looking at the smoke i cold see that it was oil smoke and also not just a little, a l...
1990 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: JHMEE2857L
I have a 1990 Honda Civic with a 1.5 DPI. The problem is a no restart. IT IS NOT THE MAIN/ PGMFI relay. The symptoms are those of the relay. The original tested fine but the powers that be instructed me to try one, first road test out it failed. Although, it h... Trouble codes: 16 (Injector fault)
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Lamp Out Indicator VIN: 1HGCB7658M
Thanks for your time. This is strange one. The Lamp Out Light comes on intermittently. The Lamp Out Light may not come on for two days or it may stay on for two days. Usually it comes on at start up. I know it is supposed to come on for a bulb check. After bul...
1993 Honda Prelude VTEC 2.2L abs hydraulic system VIN: JHMBB1179P
Vehicle came in with code 1, no pressure buildup, pump times out after 30 seconds. Pump was very quiet but could be heard with stethoscope, fluid in reservoir did not get turbulant like it should. Tried running the Honda ALB checker in all modes and making sev...
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L No Start VIN: KMHCG45C41
This Accent was towed over to the shop by a neighbor after he drove it home one night and it wouldn't start in the morning. It has no spark and upon checking the cam position sensor, we found a very intermittant wave form, then none on subsequent tests. Also t...
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L gas gauge VIN: 452CK58W1W
Never worked on a Rodeo before. A friend asked me if I could change his gas gauge & egr valve. I said sure. Well now I have 2 problems with it. The gas gauge has not worked for 2 years.It would stay around 1/4 tank all the time.My friend went to the dealer and...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX6043X
Hello Jag Techs, This Jag came in with mil on showing the above codes.Very high fuel pressure at idle,75 lbs. Replaced pressure regulator which reduced idle pressure to 55 lbs.Fuel pressure should be about 29 at idle. I checked fuel return pipes and hoses f... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4GZ58S75
This jeep came in with the complaint that on sharp turns like in parking lots that the front end lunges and jerks. The customer just had both front cv axles replaced and he said it didn't do this before the axles were replaced. I checked the axles and they app...
1997 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT28S9V
Hi everyone. I inherited this vehicle from our other tech who replaced the crank sensor and wires. (plugs: champion platinum were replaced by customer). The other tech says there was a misfire code in addition to the P1391 and P0340. After replacing wires no ... Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermittant loss of cam and crank signal), P0340 (Loss of cam signal)
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Door Locks VIN: 1J4GX78Y5W
hello customer came out to truck and found front door locks were activating themselves. key would do nothing in the outside driver's door lock, but by using key fab she was able to get the locks to stop. also when locks were acting up front windows and power ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L loses power VIN: 1J4GW58N6X
Greetings fellow techs.I know that i am looking for a needle in a haystack with this one, but i am hoping that maybe someone has had a similar problem with a Jeep.The problem is very intermittent and has never happened while driving in town.It has only happene...
1995 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SALJY1240S
Hi We have scaned this truck with a rover scantool and found nothing out the ordinary.The coolant temp is reading 80c/o2s are swinging good /Airflow meter is quick and responsive. Fuel pressure is about 35-39 psi.Wile Trying to start this truck I Have to push ...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L check engine VIN: SALPVL241T
Hi, Customer was told by previous shop, they had Crank PS code. First thing I did was scan for codes. None found but the Check engine light stays on while running...Customer wanted CPS replaced anyway. I replaced CPS. Check Engine light still stays on while ru...
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM82W4S
Hello all and thanks in advance for any help you can offer. My car is a 1995 town car, that came in with an intermittent stalling problem, and setting a code 1359- spout circuit. we replace the ignition module and cured the stalling but not the code. the cust... Trouble codes: 1359 (spout circuit)
1993 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L compression
Vehicle towed in overheated and she drove it till it quit! Did a compression test and #2 & 3 were blowing across each other thru the head gasket. Milled the head, replaced the gasket and the tech is using two different sources for cam timing alignment specs an...
1997 Mazda B2300 SE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4CR16A6V
Found broken IAC pintle causing high idle, replaced IAC and idle now too low, especially when cold, starts and dies unless you give part throttle. Warm idle is now too high, stalls when AC kicks on. Baro reading slightly low for this area, even after MAF senso...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L ignition module ? VIN: 4JGAB54E6W
Will not start after letting sit for 10-20 minutes. Will start normally any other times. Died once while driving.
1996 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L sensors VIN: 1MELM65L1T
vehicle came into our shop gauge was reading past 3/4's about the a l in normal,gauge sticks there,does not fluctuate,scannner says 236 degrees farenheit,fans on constant,using a heat gun in and around the t-stat and sensor area the highest reading we get is 2...
1991 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, smoke
hi have this beast of a zx it runs lovely until it warms up then the o2 readings go mad ie 16% as this happens it begins to smoke i feel it has to be a vaccum valve somewhere opening up and possibly drawing in oil the owner says this has happend several times ...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D4S
Hello everyone and thanks in adavance I have a car in the shop that is driving me crazy. This car came in last week for and problem that it would die on the road and not restart for 10 mins to 1 hour of sitting. The owner tried to fix the problem by installing... Trouble codes: 34 (P0325 knock sensor), 25 (P0505 idle air control), 105 (P1400 EGR and canistor control vavle)
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D7V
hi working on this altima having p0171 and p0304.change all the vaccum hoses no diffrance. if you look at o2 its always lean at idle but as you accalrate it starts changing normal .have a miss too may injector.if i change the injector this can take care of p01... Trouble codes: P0171, P0304
1984 Oldsmobile Omega ES 2.8L Torque convertor? VIN: 1G3AE37X6E
Hello fellow transmission gurus. I'm lookin for some help with this 125C trans problem. This car is a winter beater that received a bare bones tranny overhaul a while back and has virtually no mileage on it since. After sitting for two or three days, the car w...
1991 Plymouth Laser 1.8L No Start VIN: 4P3BS34T1M
car came in with no distributor, (just purchased car) customer request used one installed. done still no start. vechile has no spark and no injector pulse. fuel ok. no communication from scanner and mitchell information is of no help. distributor is supposivle...
1998 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L surpentine ( drive belt ) VIN: 2P4FP2531W
hey all you chrysler guys, i just dont under stand the surp belt comeing off even after the tsb (07-02-97).it looks like the pulleys are all alinged and none are in bad shape they turn free. any help would be greatfull. thanks
2003 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX52K13
I could realy use some help right about now! Got this GM with MIL on and code P0171 fuel trim system lean. Checked scan data, fuel trims indicating lean condition. Vehicle runs a little rough when in open loop, and smoothes out with propane. Runs ok in closed ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel trim system lean)
1994 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3DJ81W8R
OK Toyota guys, I really need you now. We started with a simple dead, no voltage output O2. Replace unit with a NTK O2 sensor (WorldPac part that we thought was same as OEM) Same problem, no voltage? after installing ANOTHER new unit and still no voltage, we p... Trouble codes: 25 (air/fuel ratio to lean)
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K1Y
hi gang. got a 2000 toyota camry with a code po442 large leak detected. this is the late system with 3 solenoids which were all removed, vacuum tested, and determined to be working properly. the pressure sensor has 3.33 volts at atmosphere and subsequently ris... Trouble codes: P0442
2000 Volvo S70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5605Y
Posting this so that it will be in archives. Feel free to add any comments or suggestions. MIL is on. Code 442. Searched archives for code 442 and found reference to purge valve position modification, leaking fuel tank and defective fuel cap. Tried a new cap ... Trouble codes: P0442

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1995 Buick Regal 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G4WN23L4P
Thanks to all who replied in a very quick manner. Evidentally the tranny fixed one problem and the customer came back with a different complaint. I found the plug wires bad and did an injector flush and the vehicle now runs like a top.
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L speedometer jumps VIN: 1G4HP52K0V
Thanks again for all the quick responses, the fix for this vehicle was the speedo head (got a factory reman/exchange), I did unplug the alt. as some replies had noted with no luck ended up selling the cust. the speedo head ,all is good now Thanks again for the...
1987 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.1L Alternator VIN: 1G6BC5181H
Thanks Guys, After studying the wiring schematic I found that someone had changed the pigtail to the alternator and had crossed the [...] & gray wires. I put them bach and it works great. That is why it started to charge when I energized the ecm wire. Any how ...
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Turnsignals VIN: 1G6KD52B6S
A great big thanks to Stephen & Jerry. It turned out to be the turnsignal module(flasher), located under the instrument cluster on the left side of the steering column. IATN is GREAT!
1986 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.0L no injector pulse VIN: 1G1FP87F1G
thanks to all who gave us help on this one , we tried new tps, new dist, still no injector pulse, we have signal to ecm from dist., good power and grounds to ecm, two reman ecm, new gn prom, we will now get new gm ecm and try that, thanks again will let you kn...
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Cuts out VIN: 154YGP45OI
First of all I would like to thank all the techs that replied to my call for help. The vehicle has not returned after installing crank sen. and repairing wiring to crank. 24' harness was bare.I believe the problem was the wire thanks once again
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L unknown VIN: 1GNZK13R5X
after reading on more than one of your replies to check the system connections i found the high side connected to the bottom of the condenser. swapped connections and guess what it worked! Thanks from everyone, I hope to be able to return the favor. Eric [...]...
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L light on VIN: 1G1ND52J7Y
thanks to those that replied. appears that this problem is the bcm. customer directed to gm dealer for reprogramming of bcm.
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19W61
checked back pressure on that bank, cat was stopped up. had less than 80.000 miles ,dealer fixed under warranty. runs fine. thanks for all the help. glen Trouble codes: 0300 (ramdon cyl. misfire).
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.0L Stall VIN: 1GBJK34U93
Thanks for the help guys. after a lot of phone calls to the manufactuer Turns out the manufactuer has an up graded spool valve & manifold assembly for this model,(Thought I wont see it for about a month), so my hudraulic tech made up a new relefe valve & we ar...
1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Suspension VIN: 3C3EL55H3T
many thanks this was the @#*$!* aftermarket wheel brgns replaced with factory problem fixed thanks again
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L fog lights, headlights, parking, and turn signals VIN: 1C4GP64LXU
From the condition of the wires in the van I determined that there was some kind of over load at the right fog light. The customer decided he did not want the use of the fog lights any more so I disconnected the wires to those lights. The power wire to the rig...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L cooling fans VIN: 2C8GP44G01
Although I received good suggestions in areas to check out, all of them checked out good. The pressure read 80lbs. on the scanner, while I realize this is low, it also read that on a known good operating system. Customer ended up bringing the vehicle to the de...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL55R62
Thanks for the replies from all of you who take the time to care. I have tried replacing the catalytic converter with a genuine chrysler component and also all oxygen sensors with genuine chrysler parts. I have also taken a snap-shot of the data from when the ... Trouble codes: P0432 (main catalyist efficency below threshold).
1993 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4GH44RXP
Thanks for everyone's help . I scope checked crank , and cam sensors . I drove it and monitored fuel presure . Can't find the problem yet . The customer chose to drive it . He told me it has happened twice in about 2 months . I hope I get it back , so I can le...
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L rear brakes VIN: 3B7KF23C3T
Well this one is fixed, I recieved some good info on larger bore wheel cylinders, different braks shoe linings etc. There are larger bore wheel cylinders, the application is 13 by 3and a half shoes instead of 13 by 2 and a half. So that is good to know, I trie...
1996 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B3ES47C6T
Had three replies. One for plugged cat.Dirty injectors.Cam and crank sensors. I lab scoped every sensor 3 times and no problem found. Replaced sensors with new and no help. Found burned wires in engine harness.had tech pull out all wiring and repair Some wires...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7KC2368X
I went back to check MAP sensor,main injection pump relay and other related fuel,timing ctrls...they all were normal..owner opt to drive the truck for awhile...but symptoms only happened 4 times in more than 2 weeks versus numerous time every day... I think wh... Trouble codes: P0216.
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L steering wheel VIN: 3B7HF13Y5X
Thanks to all that replied. The general census is that the problem is in the lower part of the steering shaft. Although the vehicle has not been back yet to have the problem fixed, I feel that I now have the proper knowledge to remedy the problem. Thanks to al...
1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FACP74F8L
the emission routing diagram that solved the problems.thank you guys! respectfully yours, ernesto d. [...]
1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Electronic VIN: 1FDKE37MXN
Thanks everyone for the tips on the 92 econoline van,with the consistant code 29,speed sensor code.Yes this vehicle has the vehicle speed sensor in the rear diff.What I found was when using the vantage in the component tests for the rabs sensor in the freq. mo...
1992 Ford e2500 300CID C6 transmission VIN: N/A
Thanks people,it was the o ring inside the forward clutch.It fell apart when I tried to take it out..
1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L front wheels 4x4 VIN: 1FMEU15H9P
Thanks, for all the help. As almost all said I have bad automatic hubs. Did all the tset some of you suggested to find that out.I am purchasing a set of manual locking hubs that should correct the problem. Thanks, again.
2000 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FAFP42X2Y
thanks for the info but customer is in hospital. i will update once car returns
1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: IHGEG8655N
thank you to all who have responded, the problem with the vehicle was not with the o2. i had simply read the flashing code wrong. the codes was a 10, IAT (no flashes for the zero led me to belive it was a one.learned a hard lesson on this one, spending about f... Trouble codes: 01 (O2 sensor).
1996 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: 4SGCK58V0T
Fix is a new ecm, the data shown was enough out of range that it sshould have triggered codes but did not. Tested all out puts and inputs at ecm connector, all within specification, harness had no problems, no shorted or open sensors, all had corredt signals/r... Trouble codes: P1406.
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.7L compressor VIN: 1HGCE6644V
Thanks for IATN It was idle to low. Adjusted just a hair up and compressor runs all the time as it should. I guess they do this so it can't put a load on the engine if idle is too low. Some said it was clutch air gap set to far but this wouldn't cause this bec...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Mechanical VIN: 1HGCG564XX
Here are the replies. Trans. cooler leaking--no, it was brown not red and trans. cooler was pressure tested. Exhaust leak into coolant--no exhaust present. Cracked head---machine shop pressure tested and checked the head every way possible and found no problem...
2002 Honda Accord EX 3.0L gauge lights VIN: 1HGCG22572
Well as I guessed this is not a common problem since we work on mostly Honda products. The customer came late in the day and I looked at everything within my time alotment to no avail. Thanks for the few replies, one suggested to try some new bulbs, they looke...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Take Off VIN: 1J4GZ58S5S
Hello everyone, I heard back from the customer today and he has informed me that the problem is gone so the fix was as most said, the governor pressure solinoid was defective. It was simple to replace. I dropped the pan and replaced the solinoid and filter too...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L steering gear VIN: 1J4GW48S51
Sorry for the long delay of this posting! I have performed all of the following repairs on this Jeep with no real success. I first replaced the lines that chrysler recamended in there TSB, That included installing there recamended OEM fluid. That procedure p...
1996 Lincoln Town Car Anniversary 4.6L steering VIN: 1LNLM82W7T
The fix was found after borrowing the factory manuals. After testing all componets with pin point test found a bad evo suspension module. Replaced module vehicle drivsee corectly. Thanks too the three replys. The system is bascily like gms except gm does not h...
1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1130421001
First, thanks to everyone who responded on this. The big issue was that we had not considered that the linkage connecting the mechanical injection pump to the throttle has to be carefully balanced. We are accustomed to working on newer cars that don't have t...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L vacuum actuator VIN: WDBEA30D16
Well we were able to remove the whole dash assy and replaced all vacuum motors. Not to bad a job if you take your time. Thanks
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L stall on first start VIN: WDBFA61E5M
Hi guys My manager wanted this car gone so he said to put a can of injector cleaner in the tank and he sent it out. He told them to return if it didn't help. It will be back. I will check for the solutions that I had not tried when it comes back. This is the...
1952 MG TD .0L wiring VIN: 8734814673
Hi Guys Thanks for all the offers. As I was getting ready to contact one of you when our parts guy came to me with the full wiring diagram. He got a company we do a lot of bussiness with to fax us one. Thanks for your time Rick
1997 Mitsubishi Pajero 3500CC Surge, Emissions VIN: V45-440298
Hi thanks to everyone who replied,the fix was to break it first. I altered the TPS switch at the throttle body and both switch's at the cable end. Car drove like a dog but just scraped through the test. I know this sounds strange but the Single Vechile Approva...
1986 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1N6HD11Y3G
i have not fixed this vehicle as of yet, good thing i have a patient customer, this vehicle seems to never exsisted information wise...if anything else comes available i will post the fix Trouble codes: 31 (24 -), 24.
1999 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L lights VIN: 1G3HN52K9X
We found a shorted harness running down the front of the dash, past the heater box, down under the carpet, running to the shift console. At the point where it turned and traveled along the floor pan, it had worn through the protective cover of the harness and ...
1976 Other European Silver Shado 5.3L hydraulics VIN: EW33453421
Hello, group, A hearty thanks to Dave from Hawaii, Steve from Texas, and Dennis from Great Britain for their helpful replies. The bleeding process for this very complicated brake-suspension system is as follows: First, exhaust all stored system pressure by...
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