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1989 Audi 90 Quattro 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUHC0896K
Idle problem repaired, idle switch faulty. During the process of troubleshooting the check engine lamp would come on. The idle problem is resolved but the check engine lamp remains. This vehicle has the two connectors under drivers footwell area, black and tan...
2001 Audi A4 1.8L oil pump/cam adjuster VIN: WAUDC68D11
Let me start by saying the customer had the vehicle into the dealer where they told him he had a bad cam adjuster. We have confirmed the noise, which is very loud and is coming from under the valve cover where the tensioner is located. The noise occasionally d...
1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G4WB52M5S
came in with intermitant high idle problem which seems to be gone at this time but other intermitant problems persist, at times cruise is inop. except in gearshift 3 position, door locks lock at times when the drivers door is closed, prior to moving the gear s... Trouble codes: 28 (transmission range selection sensor error.)
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...
1993 Chevrolet 34 FT MOTHOM 454CID brake, steering VIN: 1GBKP37N8P
this 34 ft motor home came in here with a hard to stop complaint , and p/s leaking . inspect the system found a leak at the valve to the p/s ,brake system ,REPLACED a o-ring seal leaking at p/s brake valve. the vehicle still moan's real bad ,steering wheel tur...
1997 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L abs motor VIN: 1GCHC33F6V
1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.8L abs VIN: 2G1WX12K8W
customer complaint of abs light on. pulled codes, found c1242, rear motor not holding. no other codes present. after all test ran replaced abs motor pack, ebcm, abs module, and abs relay in that order. we still are losing power to enable relay. starts with 12....
1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L system VIN: 1GNDX03E5W
car towed in in with broken belt, comressor was locked, replaced belt , compressor, accumulator, expansion valve for the rear a/c, oriffice tube, and completly fliushed system, results were not satisfactory, replaced the compressor, oriffice, and expansion val...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L engine VIN: 2GECK19T4X
truck makes a rather loud lifter type noise when engine is cold-especially cool mornings. it lasts 1-2 minutes then disappears. read a bulletin from g.m. on a noise like this that said it may be carbon build up. can these new motors be de-carbonized?? or do th...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L abs module VIN: 1GCEC14V7Y
ran code test with obdII got [...] instructed me too clear code, test drive , if code comes on again replace module. code will not clear, when i run clear code, it clears for about 10 seconds and code co273 comes right back on. could this still be a proble...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L dvd VIN: 2C8GP64L03
Hi: Is there any way to change the region of an OEM DVD on a Chrysler town and country?
1992 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JB3XD64B2N
this vehicle begins to loose power and miss 3000 to 4000 rpm at WOT-worse under load on hill. problem feels to be bad maf. gives the sensation as if the rev limiter is engaging almost.used maf on car before present owner. alldata doesn't give me enough info to...
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7HC16Y2R
Hello folks. This truck was towed in for a no start condition. We jumped in and the engine fired right up. Ran poorly, so we did a tune-up since the truck has been neglected. Went start up afterwards, no spark. Found that we had no spark at the coil. We have p...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L cooling fan relay VIN: 1B4GP44R8W
Hi everone,Maybe someone has seen this before, this Caravan was driven to me from a used car lot, where the the tech there was trying to fix the overheating problem,I have a mil light on with code p1491 fan relay circuit open.the relay has been replaced 4 time...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L timing chain VIN: 2B3HD46R1Y
this 2.7 rattles in front when warm and idling only. we have seen tensioner problems in the past but this is an updated version compared to what we're used to. do they still have the problem? or is it something else causing the chain to loosen? we don't want t...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Surge VIN: 1B7KF23691
Truck has a surging symptom at the 1400 to 1600 rmp range intermittently. You can escape the symptom by exceeding the range. During symptom present, scoping the tps shows no noticable interruption in sigal. However, when engine is running the signature always ...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Radiator VIN: 3B7KF2664I
Customer complained of temp gauge fluctuation. R&r thermostat. Now vehicle is losing coolant with no obvious signs of leakage. Pressure tested system and held pressure. Customer is adding 2 to 3 quarts of coolant every 400 miles. TIA.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 5.9L steering/suspension VIN: 1D7HU18Z82
i am a shop owner + tech for 25 years. this problem has been there from day one. 2 other freinds have the same truck w/sport package. + they all do the same thing. when you go over a bump more when you are in a long slow curve (exit ramp)the steering wheel alm...
1973 Ford Mustang 5.0L Temp Gauge VIN: 3F01F11044
Temp light on dash does not come on! It will if I ground the wire @ sensor! I don't have any wiring diagrams for this circuit - if any one does, please fax to [...] thanks! Is it possible to have a bad ignition switch = not grounding this wire on start ...
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L lacks power VIN: 1FTHF26H5K
This truck was presented to me after being in other shops without having found the problem. It lacks power cruising especially with the AC on. The engine was recently overhauled but the problems existed prior to the overhaul. Ignition patterns are good but do ... Trouble codes: 41 (lean condition)
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FALP6536T
Hi there Ford Techs. We have this Contour that will exhibit a very low idle when first started in the am. If it is wet out chances are it will die at least once, up to 4 times before continuing to run. The PCM shows it is trying to raise the idle, but the idle...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34E7V
Group, customer towed in 97 Ford Explorer 4.0 L. SOHC 4x4, stating that mil. flickers off and on. Noted that when KOEO that mil will illuminate and then starts flickering and at the same time the injectors and solenoids in the trans. start clicking randomly. T...
1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP4043V
3.8 liter Mustang. Repetitively sets P0340. Upon first visit, MIL illuminated and code stored. Checked CMP signal with a lab scope and it was "trashy", ie; the square wave was not square... It stairstepped up at a 45 degree angle. Replaced the CMP with an OE ... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor malfunction)
1998 Ford F-150 4.6L abs VIN: 2FTRX08W8X
This veheicle was parked for two years and the gas pump went to sleep.That is corrected and the problem now is the ABS light is on and it wont select 4WD. I scanned the system, it has code C1230- Rrwheel speed input circuit failure. On the scanner all wheel se...
1999 Ford F53 motorhom 6.8L Cruise Control VIN: 3FCNF53S6X
Hello, Cruise inop on this class A motorhome. It has no SRS. Going through tests from Mitchell find cable good, battery voltage at terminal 7 of actuator which is ok. Ground at terminal 10 is good, no voltage at terminal 4 indicating brake pedal position switc...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L R.R. park & tag lights VIN: 2FMZA514XX
All other lights work except right rear park light & tag lights. I have 2 hard codes in REM-b2524-licence lamp circuit shorted & b2566- right tail lamp circuit shorted. The bulbs have 12v but no ground. The grounds come from the REM (rear electronic module) Wh...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA5141X
Hello I have 99 windstar that had a bad cluster, and I am trying to install a used unit, and I am having difficulty with programing the key. I have a star tester and have tried to reprogram the key with no success. I have downloaded the imformation from the o... Trouble codes: P1260
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L unknown VIN: 1FTRX18LX2
Hi guys, I need help. This truck is making a rhythmic howling noise from the front end. The noise is most noticeable at 25-35 MPH, but happens at all speeds. At 30 Mph the noise goes away on a right turn and gets worse on a left turn , but is always there at h...
1991 GMC Safari 4.3L Dies/w Brake Applied VIN: 1GDDM19ZXM
I sure could use some help on this one. It will stall under heavy breaking and also when turning the steering wheel. All this is only at idle. This one uses the Hydroboost system. It was brought in from another shop. They replaced the IAC motor and Power steer...
1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L abs&mil light VIN: 4S6CM58W1W
hey,honda,isuzu techs. i have a 98 passport abs&mil on intermitently code "c3?7? see service manual" checked mitchell ondemand repair,tsbs,recalls no info anyone run across this? any help or info would be great
1999 Hyundai Tiburon FX 2.0L 2-1 downshift VIN: KMHJG34F7X
Vehicle returned after 2 weeks with harsh clunk when coming to stop. Verified complaint. Determined that trans was shifting from 4th all the way to 1st when coming to a stop. I understand that this model should shift to 2nd (creep)until throttle is depressed t...
1997 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRAR05YXV
This Infiniti runs excellent and shows no signs of misfiring. However the MIL light flashes and sets the P0300 code. The engine has had a complete tune up and the timing belt has been replaced recently. You could put a coin on its edge on top of the engine and... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Miss Fire Detected)
1987 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SAJAV134CH
Jag Pros, I have this XJ that is in very good condition, maintained to the letter. All ignition electrical components have been replaced as well as fuel pressure regulator. When it quits it is going down the highway and just slowly loses power and starts puff...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L No Start VIN: IJ4GZ78S4P
havent seen this before im expierencing a no start condition. there is no spark no fuel pressure and no injector pulse to any cylinders. the funny thing is if you turn the key on should send ign. power to coil and autoshutdown relay. thats not the case.althoug...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L HVAC Module VIN: 1J4GZ58S7P
Leaking A/C Drain,in floorboard, It's not stopped up. Question is as it drains into frame, does the HVAC box have a tube attached to the drain or is it all one piece? I can feel tube extending thru firewall, but don't know if there's a joint in between. Need s...
2002 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L Digital Odometer VIN: 1LNHM81WXY
Vehicle has problem with digital odometer display and message center digital display.When ignition is first turned on the displays do the segment check and all segments light giving 8's,then the mileage will quickly pop up for less than a second I had to cycle...
1996 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L brakes VIN: 4F4DR17X1P
Truck came in with complaint of brakes applied by themselves. Customer says while driving on highway intermittently brake will apply on right or left at times & cause truck to pull to that side severely. We could not duplicate problem when test driving, we did...
1998 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L No Start VIN: JH11A2228W
We tried to start it and if we hold the throttle to the floor it will fire rev up and die.Seems to be over fueling,we do know the power steering switch wire is broken.other than that we can not get it to start to test any thing.Any ideas would be helpful..than...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E220 cabrio 2.2L No Start VIN: WDB1240601
Hello, all I will have coming in from the body shop a 1995 Mercedes Benz E220 cabriolet (grey market),The vehicle was at the body shop for the last 2 months after front end damage,I am told when body work was completed it would not start.It has the MBZ factory...
1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L compressor VIN: WDBFA68F6X
car has compressor cut out after 2 min of operation. does not have low speed fans at condensor. a/c operates normally untill compressor stops, will not restart untill shut off and wait 2-3 min. checked relays, any help appreciated! thanks.
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 3.0L compression VIN: JA3XE74C3M
Im looking for some insight on this 3000gt, turbo motor, I installed a used motor with 48k on it, went to start it and I have 4 cylinders at 60lbs compression and other 2 at 120, i installed a new tbelt, water pump etc, and the timing marks are fine, with a le...
1988 Nissan Pulsar NX SE 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JN1CN34SXJ
I have a no start problem with this nissan and hoping someone out there can steer me in the right direction. don't work on many nissans so that's part of my problem. this pulsar came in on the hook as a no start, but when we tried it it started fine. We used i...
1999 Nissan LDV 2000CC pressure plate VIN: ADNG010000
This vehicle came to me with a problem of not being able to engage 1st gear and reverse gear properly. When engine warmed up, selection on cold start up was perfect. I found that the clutch slave cyclinder was leaking,I replaced the complete cyclinder and stil...
1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L windshield VIN: 1GHDX03EXV
customer complained about excessive condensation on the inside of the windsheild in the first thing in the morning i do not think that it is related to our repair but would like to help them if possible, assuming the other windows are closed any suggestions ar...
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L ignition VIN: 1G2NE52T1X
This car came in on the hook no start but cranks ok checked for codes and got 1631 theft alarm problem Ive read all the arcive stuff on these problems but my security isnt flashing or does it stay on when key is left on only time i see the security light on is...
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WP52KO1
this vehicle came in no start.map sensor was open and cat was 1oo% restricted.all pids look ok. #420 will reset.is it possible replacement cat is bad? Trouble codes: P0420
1992 Toyota Cressida Luxury 3.0L AC hose and compressor VIN: JT2MX83E3N
I wonder if anyone has ever seen this before. My wife's car, a 92 Cressida blew the high side AC hose from the compressor to the condenser. It being hot here in Texas this time of the year, I got a non OEM hose from my supplier the same day (it was made in the...
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L air bag system VIN: 4T1GB11E9S
Since replacing the clock spring, the air bag light is on. We have tried to clear the codes using the grounding of the two terminals in the dlc. We do not see the flashing light as described and we get a code 14(driver Squib). Is there a tool the the Toyota gu...
1997 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L No Start VIN: 2T1BB02E5V
Hi Techs. Thanks advance for helping out on this vehicle, I have been worked on this vehicle for two days, but can't get it spark, vehicle towin from owner resident while parked over night, can't start next morning,I hook up scanner found code340, deside pull ... Trouble codes: 340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction)
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L possible t case problem VIN: 5TEPM62N41
toyota guys we have had alot of moisture i cannot reproduce problem . sounds like possible hubs sticking or some four wheel drive problem , engauging and dis engauging.
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on, hard start cold some VIN: 3VWSE29MOX
This Jetta came in with mil light on. She also said sometimes it has a hard time starting cold. the way she describes it is like its flooding. My genysis generic OBDII shows PO116, range performance problem.The other scan tool thats on my computer says ect cir... Trouble codes: P0116
1988 Volvo 240 2.3L tail/brake lights VIN: YVAX8840J1
Any volvo techs out there ? This vehicle belongs to a very good customer. He complained of tail lights working interm. We found rear tail lamp printed curcuits damaged. installed new printed circuits. After finished. left rear tail light stays bright (like bra...

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1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G6KS52Y5R
I tried all the information/suggestions I received from the people who replied. This vehicle is still not fixed. I also, have since replaced both oxygen sensors because the crosscounts were not correct, at first I thought I had fixed the problem, but then it a... Trouble codes: P0023, P0083.
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y2W
Thanks for the help but crank sensors and fuel pressure were in specs.Sorry for the late response.This car is still here. Trouble codes: P0300.
1985 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1YY0788F
Greetings fellow members. Thank you for the tips, however this one was a fluzy. No spark, disconnected the 4-wire connector on back of dist., SPARK, we have a weak pick-up coil (according to the troubleshooter in the brick). Installed new distributor, still no...
1994 Chevrolet P30 7.4L hydroboost VIN: 1GBKP37N1R
Well this camper is still a thorn in our side thankfully not mine. This has not been in my hands since 7/20 however I have past on this info and was hoping to be able to post a fix however cannot here are the responces recieved though.First off Blake from New ...
1997 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Wipers/washer VIN: 1GCFC24M0V
incorrect parts caused wiper problems with the new motor/module. I found out that when one orders a motor/module from the dealer it will come with a non pulse circuit board installed wether you like it or not. they dont tell you that for pulse wipers one needs...
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNEK13T42
First off thanks to all techs who replied to my request . Sorry for the long delay , but the customer had the vehicle towed to dealer one more time . The catalytic convertor blew up or plugged up do to misfires on 1,3,5,7 . After being serviced at dealer the v... Trouble codes: P0300, P0351, P, 0446 (evap system - cleared code 385 miles ago did not return . YET).
1998 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C4GP54L8W
Tom made a great suggestion which I will Quote 'With the DRB III, look at the 'start count', or the number of run periods since last code erase (DTC check will show this). If it is resetting to zero, this usually means a shorted five or nine volt reference v...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Front Brakes VIN: 3B7KF23Z5V
Truck has not returned to perform recommended repairs, Thanks to all for responding, I'm sure that the info sent to Me will repair the problem. Will update if truck returns or I hear about repairs. Thanks
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L alt, trans, tach VIN: 3B7KF2308V
I wish to thank all of the wonderful knowledgable people who responded to my post. They all guided me in the right direction. I unhooked all the sensors including the ones for the ac. Had 5v. reference volt., started hooking sensors back up, the crank sensor...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L abs VIN: 1B4HS28N2Y
We ended up replacing rear speed sensor as some suggested. That cured the problem. Thanks for all the replys.
1992 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L hydraulic system VIN: 1FTJS34H5N
Thanks to all who were kind enough to reply to my request. Most of you had experinced the problem and provided good information about the fix. The fix was to replace the original master cylinder with a larger bore unit. The one I got was from NAPA which is R...
1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L steering hoses VIN: 1FACP52U4N
THANKS!!! I received alot(20)of responses and the general consensus is this job is a PITA. You can reach the line fittings with a 18mm crows foot. The real job is feeding the lines out and back in. Like they say, if you remove enough you'll get out what you wa...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X6S
From what responses sent, I can tell the DPFE sensor helps generate this code. The customer has not returned as of this reply and I should close out this case within the guide lines provided. I will update if customer returns. Thanks to all who replied. Trouble codes: 172 (Bank 1 Oxtgen Sensor Not Switching).
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U4V
Helpfull people : I have no fix for this vehicle as yet, because the person never brought the vehicle back in for any more testing. Theres not a thing I can do about that. I waited a long time hopeing they would return but I must close this post for the time b... Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0161.
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L power steering gear VIN: 1FMZU34E5W
installed updated high pressure hose from ford, flushed system with atf and noise so far is gone. when i looked at the truck a year ago i did find a tsb in alldata about the updated hose, but it did not have the same problem as the tsb diecribed. now i can't e...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP53S3X
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L ABS, Red Brake lamp VIN: 1FAFP56S1Y
The vehicle has not been returned for followup diagnosis. Only received 5 replies - suggestions were: make sure ground connections were good, 2 suggested replacing the ABS module, check the parking brake switch, & check power source to module. The customer is ...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Electric door locks VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
Of the five replies received two mentioned the high failure rate of the door lock actuators and suggested replacing all of them. One asked if a remote starter had been installed. Another suggested checking the GEM module for water intrusion. One asked if the '...
2004 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L radio VIN: 1FMYU03104
Well seems this system isn't quite the same as the Taurus. We put in the MLPS (neutral switch) with no change. We removed the start signal wire from the radio and it works fine. We feel the problem is in the radio but the customer doesn't want to spend the mon...
1991 GMC K2500 Sierra 5.7L compressor VIN: 2GTFK29K3M
Received 27 replies with several good ideas. There are service bulletins for a/c light flashing. One says clean contacts of control head with pencil eraser. Another says cut dark green wire at pin 1 of control head to disable monitoring circuit. I was not awar...
1995 Hyundai Accent 1.5L Ignition/Fuel VIN: KMHVF21N2S
The problem ended up being the the crank sensor. The new updated one (plastic) was a little different than the old (metal) one. What we had to do was pull a 1/8 inch thick ring out of the block. It had stuck there from the old sensor. On the new sensor, that r...
1996 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L ride VIN: JAEDJ58V9T
Thanks to everybody that had something to share about this problem. All of the information was very usefull, but after recontacting the customer he had informed me that the noise had gone away by itself. Thanks again for the help.
1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GGCS1447W
Thanks to the 4 replies I received. One of them hit it on the head - intake gasket. I checked the fuel control, and it was adding a ton of fuel therefore I knew it was an air leak. Just as was stated in one reply, the gasket was sucked in on the intake. Thanks... Trouble codes: P0507.
1989 Jaguar Vanden Plas 3.6L Battery VIN: SAJKY1543K
There were a few suggestions. Most of them referring the the passive restraint motors for the seat belts. Unfortunatly, this did not seem to be the correct solution in this case. If it were, we should have been able to hear an audible ticking noise from the af...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX6043X
Hi gang, I'm happy to report a fix on this one. The inside of the fuel injector rail was flaking off,thus restricting the fuel return. I replaced the rail,regulator and fuel filter,flushed the fuel lines.Removed the tank and vacuumed the inside. Pressu... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L noise VIN: SAJDAO1D4Y
thanks to those who responded. everything in suspension was very tight no play could be found, but the front sway bar bushings and links fixed the noise. thanks again
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Springs VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6R
Thanks to all. I guess this is a common problem with these. The track bar was indeed bad. Very easy to check. Have someone move the steering wheel back and forth with the suv on the ground. If there is any movement, replace the bar. I did replace the track bar...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Door Locks VIN: 1J4GX78Y5W
thanks for all replies. checked both front door jamb looms and also removed door skins. found nothing out of the ordinary. never got the vehicle to act up in the shop, but during my safety check the battery failed a load test. not sure if low system voltage wo...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1J4GW48S8Y
I finally got this vehicle back from the customer. It is confirmed that the cylinder head is cracked, I had a lot of responses that took me in that direction. Thanks for the help!
2003 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L driveshaft? VIN: 1J4FA39S93
Thanks to all that replied to this problem. The customer returned the Jeep and the driveshaft was removed and the pinion gear yoke (splines) was tightened. THe front yoke was also packed with grease. Most of the replies suggested spline slippage. The noise is ...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Hesitation, during snap throttle VIN: JM1TA2217S
Raj from Tex asked if 3.5 on maf was volts or gps. If volts would be bad maf. (but this would be on pin c of maf). It was 3.5 gps at idle and went to 10 at 2500 rpm. Mike from Georgia said to check for oem cap and rotor as aftermarket can cause problems. These...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Hesitation
After extensive road testing and by chance the vehicle started to almost stall and 02 sensor light flickers, park vehicle on curb, jump out , opened hood and disconnected ecm, problem when away, reconnected vehicle started to run rough again. We opened up ecm ...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Front, Wiper VIN: WDBDA29D6P
Thank you everyone...Wipers functioning as designed now. Special thank's to Gary [...] for his sterling reply and faxing the block diagram for the wiper circuit. Also thank's to Joesef and Rick's short but to the point email.. ' Replace the wiper switch' ...
1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue 3.8L dash/taillights VIN: 1G3W552K5W
thanks for the 3 replies.i was not givin auth. from customer to repair due to customer/insurance squable.nobody wants to be responsible.what i found were the terminals melted @ multi-function switch to underdash harness connection.i could move harness @ connec...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: 1G2NE52T8T
good afternoon everyone , thanks for all the replys , turn out to be the computer , thanks again
1968 Porsche 912 .0L engine VIN: 0012805302
Took some detective work to find out all that was wrong and the replys I got we very helpfull. So here is the list, The cylinder head nuts didn't have the washer/spacers under them so the cylinder head 'nuts' under the valves were bottomed out on the o-ring se...
1998 Saturn SL2 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZK5276W
Thank you for all of the replies that I have recieved regarding this particular concern. I recieved a lot of great ideas and possibilities. However, Ernie [...], Saturn of Norwood (Ma) brought to my attention that the coolant sensor may be misreading. If the ...
1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L 3 4 shift.& TCC VIN: 1G8ZK5271X
Fix was to replace a couple of the solenoids. A local trans guy helped me out. shift sol 2 and 4 I believe was what he told me. I could find no way to do an activation test with the resources available to me.
1994 Volkswagen Passat 1.9L Radio VIN: WVWZZZ3AZR
Hi everybody sorry for that late reply but I could say that I recieved some good information on my question therefor I would thank them who spend there time on my radio problem. Specialy I could say Chris [...] gave me the right code to get some music out of...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L all interior instrumentation VIN: 3VWRA81H5M
upon further inspection, determined this vehicle was equiped with day time running lights. also gathered information from customer about past issue with the cigar lighter circuit. upon connecting these two pieces of information, discovered that the cigar light...
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