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2001 Acura TL 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 19UUA56822
This vehicle has been to the dealer a number of times and the customer is very frustrated. Upon initial testing found that the check engine light was on and the VSC light was on. Tested for codes and found code P0122 for low voltage at the tp sensor. Graphed t... Trouble codes: P0122 (Throttle position sensor low voltage)
1988 Audi 80 2.0L surging idle VIN: WAUEB0897J
Engine is running great except it is surging and we have checked for air leaks and have changed the idle control valve with no improvement. I was sure that would solve the problem because I removed it and plugged the hoses and the idle is too low to run on it'...
1997 BMW 540i 4.4L no oil pressure/ flow to heads VIN: WBADE6327V
This BMW came to us as a lifter failiure car.(cust. diagnosis) The cam tensioner on the right head was easly deflected by my finger through the oil filler hole in valve cover. When running this car makes a loud combination of lifter tick and cam chain flap/rat...
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L electronic level contro VIN: WBADR633XX
Hello BMW technicians, have this car here where customer originally complained about rear suspension feels bumpy. Checked all suspension parts visually and found ok. Replaced ABS control module for ABS related problem which is fixed now. Had checked for fault ...
1990 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4HR54C2L
Thanks in advance , This one came in on the hook on friday, no start but it sounds like valve timing is off. Tested fuel presure 42 psi good. tested injector with noide light, ok . tested for spark , all jump 1/2 inch at coil. scanned computer for codes, none ...
1997 Buick Skylark Limited 2.4L cruise control VIN: 1G4NJ52T7V
Customer says that the cruise will come on all by it self. When test driveing the car the cruise and everything seems to work OK. Checked codes and only thing under body was code-Z22 (Loss of serial Data) Has anyone seen cruise come on by itself before. Thanks...
2001 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Interior lite inop VIN: 1G4HR54K41
Would like some help with car, The customer says that interior light inop and found fuse blown. Install a new fuse and was fine for a day or two. I install fuse today and open and all the doors and turned all the switches on and off many times. Can't make it b...
1990 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G1WN14T8L
Hello again group I have one here with a stalling/ cutting out problem . I towed this one to the house for a no start. I checked fuel pressure and found it to be 38 psi. I checked and found good spark. I checked injector pulse and found none. I have heard of s...
1992 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G1FP23EON
Hey guys,car came in shop with complaint of stumble,misfire and stall when cold,once it warms up (less than 5 minutes)problem is gone.check ignition wave,found two wires arcing causing high sec.resistance,also cap coil terminal burnt causing same thing on all ...
1997 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Surge VIN: 1G1NE52M8V
pcv system seems to be pulling alot of vaccum in crankcase, if you pull the oil filler cap off car will surge also if you put your finger over fresh air intake tube it also has vaccum on it, did replace pcv valve and checked for any kind of restriction in all ...
1998 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22KXW
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W9Y
customer complaint of intermittant check engine light. we dont usually get involved in these situations .unable to determine source of problem.light stays off for as long as 2 weeks or as little as a couple of hours.any help would be appreciated. Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air injection problem)
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Rad fan control VIN: 1GNDS13592
The radiator fan on this vehicle is computer controlled. Pulse width modulation to control the fan speed. The P1484 code sets when the fan is more than 800 rpm off the requested speed. Using the scanner we can request a certain percent of fan clutch engagement...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L turn signals VIN: 1GCHK23172
When ever you mash on the brake and the headlamps are on both turn signal indicators will stay on solid. Note does not happen with daylight running lamps are on. Headlamp switch has to be in park or run position. Thanks for any help given. Jim
1998 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L when cranking VIN: 3C3EL55H8W
This car came from a used car lot they changed all parts listed above before it came to me. This is what I was told when they first got car they did not have correct key it would start and run with there key but would die after about 5 sec. They took car to de...
2001 Chrysler Voyager 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B8GP44G31
this caravan most of the time will not start correctly, when it does not start right away it will set 351/352/353. it will usually set two of the three on the next key cycle it will set the third. other times it will start normally, I have put a coil on it, wh...
1990 Dodge B250 5.2L Speedometer, fuel, and temp gauge VIN: 2B6HB21Y4L
Vehicle came in with a code for "No distance sensor signal" and also the fuel and temp gauge did not work. During testing we thought that the circuit board on the back of the instrument panel was bad so we ordered another from salvage yard. We also ordered an...
1997 Dodge Caravan 3.0L rear head VIN: 2B4FP2533V
greetings...this caravan has oil pouring out the back of the engine. appears to be coming from the rear cylinder head. i replaced the valve cover gasket on that side, but that didn't help. i have seen one like this before that was at a nearby car-x. they sent ...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HF16Z4V
Hey Group.. have this Dodge 4wd with no scan communication and no start/ 5v ref is good and all ECM power and grounds are good.. Im getting no ASD Relay Ground but the Fuel Pump is running all the time due to relay being grounded by ECM with key on.. I have te...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L engine VIN: 2B3HD46R4X
Hello fellow techs This car came to me as a no start and diagnosed it and verified it to be broken timing chain tensioners. After in-depth inspection I noticed all the material from the tensioners in a circle around the oil pick up screen and talked with the ...
2002 Dodge Sprinter Van 2.7L Oil info VIN: WD2YD64142
Need to know how to reset the oil service reminder and how many quarts of oil this thing takes. Owners manual got lost.
1989 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FAPP9896K
Hi group,the 1989 ford escort 1.9 CFI ,starts fine after a minute or less. idle quality changes to poor and perrr...stalls. and when i start the car starts fine but after a minute idles poor and dies again, no code on my snap on scanner.self diagnoistic test K...
1993 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L abs VIN: 1FTFS24Y5P
see above
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Converter? VIN: 1FTJW35K9R
We have a 94 Ford F350 4 door 2wd Dually with a 7.3 litre turbo diesel vin "K" (mechanical controls) that has the complaint of harsh shifts and flashing OD light. When the truck first came in, it had DTC 62 (trans component slipping) and 68 (trans overtemp) co...
1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP62W0R
thank you in advance for any help.we have a continuous memory code p1406.have checked and tested all of the common causes for this and still striking out.over the last couple of days we have cleaned the egr port below the throttle body,replace the back pressur... Trouble codes: P1406 (dpfe back pressure hose off or pluged)
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5147T
Hey guys, thanx in advance for the help. This windstar feels like it has a misfire at idle, and sometimes feels like it is ready to stall but doesnt. Iac is at around 50 percent, checked for vacuum leaks, replaced the plugs and wires and performed a fuel injec...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP653XW
Hi ladys and gent wellcome to my worse nightmear I have been working on this car for a week now 3,000 miles ago this car had a head leaking antifrezz so another tec at are shop put head,plugs,wires ,all the stuff listed above the new exsot cam shaft was put on... Trouble codes: 1383 (variable cam timing over retarded), 1381 (variable cam timing over advanced)
2001 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15UO1
Customer is a neighbor of mine. Engine has mis at all times. It is definitley cyl 1. Replaced plugs,wires and coil at customer request, no help. Scan tool showed HO2s B1S2 switching slow. Replaced sensor (looked to be generic) with Motorcraft, no luck. Now sca... Trouble codes: P0171, P0301
1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Speed o VIN: 1GKDT13W0V
Here is one for you guys, This jimmy was bought from an auction and the speed o reads about half speed of actual speed. We checked with a scanner and the speed o and the VSS agree on speed but the front abs sensors read correct speed. Changed VSS and checked f...
1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Evaporator VIN: 1G2ES13WXX
I am trying to find out if I can replace the evaporator core on this V-6 truck by merely removing the inboard half of the Evap. case. Shopkey shows 7.0 hrs straight labor to perform this repair and instructs to remove the fender to gain access to the entire ho...
2002 Honda CR-V LX 2.4L fuel gauge VIN: JHLRD78912
Hi folks! No fuel gauge - reads below empty, low fuel warning light on. We have power at sender, crossing wires - no gauge movement. Is there any solution besides tearing into and replacing instrument cluster? (ie re-program etc) thanx in advance! RB
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Engine VIN: 4S2DM58W4Y
Hello Folks, I have this Rodeo which has a fluttering noise (like an air pump running) coming from what seems the back of the intake. I suspected one of the accessories first; removed the belt; noise still present. I suspected a loose timing belt hitting the ...
1989 Jeep Comanche 4.0L reverse VIN: 1J7FT27LOK
Hi guys, I have this jeep Comanche here that does not move in reverse. Itís a electronic AW4 Transmission 2WD. Fluid level is fine, transmission had been serviced 800 miles ago. Before this customer said it would shudder while moving in reverse and now it wont...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L engine VIN: 1J4GZ78Y0R
Hi guys. looking for some info here. have this 94 grd cherokee which has had a problem with intermittent stalling after a hot restart. Engine will flare then die. customer has had it to the dealer several times. they have replaced the iac motor as per tsb an...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ58Y9S
Hey guys this Jeep runs like crap, but I know why. While I have a code for #7 only, both #5 and #7 injector plugs hold Full brightness on a noid light at all times. All other injectors function as they should. I am thinking this is an ecm problem, but hoping f... Trouble codes: 27 (inj 7 control ckt)
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1J4EX58S1T
Customer came in with vehicle this afternoon. He said in the mornings engine will start fine but stall, he needs to keep his foot on the gas for the first few minutes, then it will run fine. I brought vehicle in shop runs good, hooked up scantool no codes stor...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5LMPU28A7X
have this navigator that will not idle - have codes po171 and po174 - checked for vacuum leaks - fuel pressure all seems fine - i cannot find anything out of the ordinary this is a 5.4l dohc intech motor - is this different than regular 5.4l dohc . any help ap...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Excessive Emissions, ENGINE VACUMN VIN: 1LNHM87A0Y
Hello, Vehicle came in with the intake system soaked with oil from the filter to the throttle body and and the PCV line from the valve cover to the air intake broken. Before you post this vehicle does not have a PCV VALVE. There is a oil seperator in the engin...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1YGF22CXW5
We have checked the engine and trans over without finding any aberrants.Pinpoint testing on the computer has shown us no dropouts on any sensors nor the transmission range switch. The problem occurs when the engine /trans is warm. Our only noted event is that ...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D82
the customer complaint is the mil on. we checked the compression and it is 150 psi on all four cylinders. also changed plugs and switched coils #1 & #3. just wondering if any of you nissan guys have seen anything like this. we do not have any data on our snap-... Trouble codes: P0303 (3 misfire)
1990 Pontiac Firebird 3.1L starts and stalls VIN: 1G2FS23T7L
This car will start but stall right away. we went though and recked the customers work. all ok If you dont let the ign. switch return all the way to thew run position after starting it will idle (not real great ) Just for fun I pit another distriibutor in it a...
1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Engine VIN: 1G2NE52T0V
Hi group, this grand am will intermitently not start. It will crank over but not catch. We replaced the 2 sensors when it had the codes in the computer with no change. It could be good for a week or month and then not start. Looking for a little direction than...
1994 Porsche 968 3.0L Air Bag VIN: WPOCA2961R
Covertible top needed some adjusting...found one of the rear microswitches had fallen off and was failing to limit the opeining of the top. No big deal...simply reglued it the meantime I had forgotten the ignition switch on and battery went dead. Charg...
1992 Saab 9000 Turbo 2.3L Liner VIN: YS3CL55M4N
Hi there, This customer has a '92 9000 Turbo with the metal lid sunroof that slides and tilts. I think this is a one year only sunroof setup. The customer removed the headliner himself and disassembled the sunroof to get the liner recovered and then couldn't ...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K3Y
I am having problems with this one I have tried to understand the way the EGR works in this car. I know that the ECU knows the EGR is working, by the map sensor voltage change. My qustion is how much of a voltage change does it have to see. My problem is that ... Trouble codes: P0401
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L brake pedal VIN: 3VWWC81HOS
hello techs,this vw came in with low pedal .the pedal would not pump-up,koeo,or koer,so i replaced the master change at all so i tried to bleed the calipers and their were no pressure at all .the fluid just eased out.the pads are good all the way around...
1990 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YV1FA8950L
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for any help on this one. I have this 90 740 in for poor idle and its worse when you come to an abrupt stop. The idle lunges down like it wants to stall and then it catches it and smooths it out. This car also seems to ha...

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2001 Audi TT 1.8L hydraulics VIN: FTUWX28N41
After recieving 4 good replies, this tt is fixed. It was the clutch master cyl. It looked like the cup got distorted or swollen, the new part looks updated. there are no special tools needed to bleed this system, I bled it manually. One reply, ( I forget who, ...
1995 BMW 320i 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, no check engine lite VIN: WBACB2324S
First of all thank you very much for you replies. A few things, the check engine light did not come on because, believe it or not, this vehicle was equipped to turn the light on. I removed the dash, the bulbs were there and the wiring was there all the way to ...
1998 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.8L Starting VIN: 4USCH9335X
Thank you to everyone who pretty much hit the nail on the head. Even though the EWS is coded ,I had to send the car to the dealer and have them align the EWS and the DME units. The car starts and runs it has a few more problems but this part is done. Thanks ...
2002 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L abs VIN: 1G4CW54K52
We isolated the ABS from the HYD's, thus allowed us to determine it was ABS events causing the pulsation, which was described as a shutter. The advise we recieved from members allowed us to determine the cause of the problem. Thanks Please close the file.
1988 Cadillac Fleetwood 4.5L multiple electic devices VIN: 1G6CB5154J
Fixed! None of the replies lead to the fix though. I did search for the CPS that at least two of the replies mentioned and I believe this vehicle does not have one. Anyway, I had two problems that combined to make this difficult to find: 1. Bad wiring diagra...
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KF529TU
I had 3 replies,stating to replace the crank sensors even though the both tested fine with a labscope,apparently the have a problem with they were made,customer has driven now for 3 weeks no codes reset,thanks again,
1993 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L Cuts out VIN: 1GBDU06DIR
I would like to thank everyone that took their time & knowlage to help us with the problem on the Lumina. It turned out to be a small piece of debris in the distributor mounting hole. When the distributor was put into the mounting hole, it was being held up ab...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14Z7P
thanks for all the help what we found was a fuel pump that had good press. 10# good volume and good scope wave pattern but would drop out after 3 to 5 seconds of run time press. would stay good but a low amp probe found that amps would go out the roof thanks a...
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L engine VIN: 2G1WL52M2V
Lot's of good sugestions on this one. It was a rist pin in the end. Customer decided on a used engine. Thanks again for the great effort. I know it's asking a lot to diagnose noises over the net!!!
1998 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L climate control VIN: 1GCHK39J7W
Thanks to all that sent copys of the wiring schematics. The technician traced the grounded power line . everything is good to go ... thanks again
2001 Chrysler Voyager LX 3.3L alarm VIN: 1C8GHB4R11
Thank-you for all your responses.I tried the bonnet switch and pulling all door,bonnets etc.I could not duplicate the fault. I have convinced the owner that his only alternative is to go to the dealer!(I read him some of the posts,it helped alot) The fault h...
1992 Dodge Stealth R/T 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JB3XD64B2N
Thank you Art for your valuable information. Av-pro, an ecm specialty rebuilder was contacted. They informed me on the phone that they would inspect the ecm, and if no faults are found, return the ecm and charge not even for return shipping. As Art reported, t...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Surge, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y6X
Thanks to all who answered my post, I'd like to take credit for this fix but I can't. I took the vehicle down the street to a local Chrysler dealership hoping their DRB could pick up something we had overlooked. They found the cam sync out. We had checked this...
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L hydro boost VIN: 1B7MF337OI
steering sector was the problem app the spool valve was sticking be sure and ck pressures first thanks to all that replied
2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3EJ46XOY
o2 sensor heater ground wire was broke under insulation casing the light to set Trouble codes: P0135.
2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L brake pads VIN: 2B4GP2530Y
Well guys I replaced the L/F flex hose after looking at all your suggestions, and they were all good, I decided on the hose. I checked the rear brakes in case I had a valve problem but they are good. When I replaced the hose I cut it open to see if it was cola...
1996 Eagle Vision TSi 3.5L power door locks VIN: 2E3HD66FXT
I recieved one reply, but it didn't help. thanks anyway. after another 4 to 5 hours I found that it had two problems, but related to the same thing !@#!@$#$ REMOTE STARTER FROM HELL!!!, it was bleeding ground to two circuits. one was the outside door key sense...
1988 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FABP42E7J
Hello:i'am still waiting for the customer to supply me with a ford motorsports conversion kit,the ford kit comes with the correct harness,ecu,mass air flowmeter and all necessary piping,complete instructions to install.As soon as i get the kit delivered and in...
1992 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L vent ing of a/c VIN: 2FTJW35G9N
thanks to all for the replies,got alot of good info but cust has not returned do to vacation.i'm sure the one way ck valve will fix the prob.all the vac lines have been ck'd and all componets have been tested. thanks again to all.
1993 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L engine VIN: 2FALP74W4P
Thanks Wayne for this response. Were timing chains and crank sprockets off? Crank sprockets )can be installed wrong, the two sprockets must be installed )so that the greatest amount of distance between them can be )obtained. Cam timing off one tooth? We fe...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L rear coil springs VIN: 1FALP6535S
Customer has not returned yet for me to check, however I did receive a fax from Scott in Michigan. The specs he sent me are different from any others I have seen, it looks like if I check it this way the car will come into specs. On this vehicle, it is suppose...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15N2T
installed known good gas cap; reset code. replaced purge valve, cleared codes. no ses light after rd test. no input from customer-vehicle fixed. thanks to 4 replies-good information. Trouble codes: P0433.
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP65L2T
checked air mass meter readings when cold they were at 47% load at full throttle and would glitch out when accelerating also looked at stftrim was at 25% when cold. replaced air mass meter and problem is gone. thanks to all who responded. Trouble codes: P0301, P0302.
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L multi function electronic module VIN: 2FMZA5244Y
Thanks to everyone who replied. There was a lot of good info. First and foremost a 'Thank You' goes out to Wayne [...] who also had some great info that helped show me that I w...
2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAP71W91X
Lets start with what I should have mentioned in the original post. I had researched in all available archives and tsb's available to us,not much help. I also failed to mention that this is a c.o.p. ignition system. But nevertheless, we fixed the crown vic. Tur... Trouble codes: 1299 (engine overheat).
2005 Ford F-150 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTRF1W64N
Problem was the fuel inertia switch. It is beside the fuse/relay panel. My tech slapped the cover while installing it. The force of the slap tripped the switch. Unbeleivable. Thanks for all that replied. Everyone said the same thing. I've never run into this b...
1997 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L PRNDL light VIN: 1GKEK13RXV
Thanks for the help on this. I received many good replies. First of all, code P1870 was not related to the PRNDL light. The code is Transmission Component Slipping. One person sent the GM Bulletin relating to this and is posted in the replies. The customer was...
1999 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L engine VIN: 1GKEK13P3X
Well, after we removed the engine we found cyl.'s 5 and 7 had spun. The customer has a lawyer and plans to sue the Lube chain. I still feel that they over filled it by several quarts initially.
2002 GMC Yukon Denali XL 6.0L Stall VIN: 1GKFK66U52
hello all I think this one is fixed. I found a poorly installed remote start unit hooked to this truck. I removed it and repaired the wires and I think its fixed thanks for the help
2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Excessive Emissions, HIGH CO VIN: KMHWF35H6Z
thanks for all the help - after going over every thing one more time - we checked for codes with the master tech and the genasses and with the delphi ds800 and found no codes and no pending - checked with the snap-on solis and found a code for the b1s1 inop - ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L shifting VIN: 4JGAB54E2X
Well Hurricane Frances is gone and we are back in business. We called the customer and all is well.Replacing the transfer case motor/sensor assembly on the back of the transfer case solved our problem. I was told that this was a common problem on the earlier m...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E11
Greetings to all,I searched the archieves and found one that also said to bleed the fuel rail down by depressing the schraider valve on the fuel rail so i put my pressure gauge on and bleed the system through the gauge.It seems to have worked, no more misfire ... Trouble codes: 300 (random cylinder mis fire), 306 (cylinder 6 misfire), 305 ([...] misfire), 171 (fuel trim).
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM75W7Y
thanks for the repleys. this was a very intermittent fault. we checked the ignition switch, no troubles found there. we jiggle tested harnesses. unable to duplicate any troubles. we disconnected all the modules, inspected connections for loose pins or a change... Trouble codes: U1009, U1027, U1059.
1991 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1HJ01P0M
After Trying Two New aftermarket Mass air Flow sensors And Chasing Erroneous Data From Our Modis diagnostic Tester We Put This Help Request On Line. Thanks To Kelley From Californias' One Line reply We Decided To Try An OEM Mass air Flow Sensor. Well The Car H...
1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L No Start VIN: JNIM536POM
none of the fixes help. transduterwas bad and bad circuit inside main ecm. a speciality shop im my area fixed the promblem. but thank you for trying. mark. Trouble codes: 21 (no impulse firing detected), 31 (ecm bad).
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D8Y
Passage was in fact not clear all the way to the intake. Removed temp sensor and cleaned it and cleaned the tube. Both pieces very clogged with carbon. Thanks for all the help. Trouble codes: P0400.
1992 Plymouth Colt GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JP3CU24A9N
First let me thank the three techs that provided comments. The 50 Ohms resitance value was not a factor in this repair, the fuel pump was good as based on my measurements, there were no other excessive voltage drops either on the supply side or ground side of ... Trouble codes: 41 (Injector), 42 (Fuel Pump).
1975 Porsche 914 1.8L Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4752904166
What i found was the fuel pump would always run with the key in run position. even with the engine off. The two contacts in the air flow meter are supposed to close when engine is started and air flow meter door opens a small amount, to send power to double re...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Low Boost VIN: YS3DD55HY2
hi there, This one is a success. We had some suggestions to check the converter, but the complete exhaust (including the converter) was replaced by the dealer when they did the turbo. Someone also mentioned the TSB about the wastegate rod falling off, but we... Trouble codes: P0170 (Long Term Fuel Trim Multiplicative Max Value Too Lean).
1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L spedometer VIN: JF1SF6356W
5 replies, Most agreed that the problem was in the speedometer head itself. We may never know, the customer called and said the speedometer started working again. I requested she return if the problem reoccurs. It hasn't however and she does not want to spend ...
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