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1987 BMW 635CSi 3.4L A/C Fan speeds VIN: WBAE07408H
Hello there folks! So we have this one owner 635 and the fan speeds for the A/C only are gone except for high speed. Does someone know where the A/C fan resistor is & how long it takes to get there??? Thanks Ned
1989 BMW 750iL 5.0L Stall VIN: WBAGC8317K
This car intermittently would stall at idle. After a few months the base idle is now nonexistent. The car will start and run fine but if you take your foot off of the gas pedal it will stall below 450 rpm. I resyncronized the throttle motors. No change. Using ...
1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Sterio VIN: WBABJ6321S
High all in IATN land. This Bimmer has noise in sterio system after about 2 minuts of running.KOEO or KOER. Sent both dash unit and amp out for testing and repair. Have also unplugged the CD player in trunk. Noise is presant in all modes. cassette, CD, and AM ...
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L compressor VIN: WBAGF6321S
check a/c was low, evac and recharged, compressor short cycle, then not at all. traced elec system and if power was given will stay on., traced to head unit and no power to compressor wire,pulled unit and unpluged and reinstalled, a/c ran fine and all the time...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Excessive Emissions, High nox VIN: WBAGJ8329W
This car is driving me nuts. I have this bmw that has high nox at 15mph(560-750ppm) and at 25mph (560ppm). I have tried everything I could think of. Fuel volume is ok and pressure is ok. The intake is sealed, no vacuum leaks, there are no exhaust, exhaust seem...
2000 BMW Z3 M Coupe 3.2L oil pump VIN: WBSCK9343Y
This is a supercharged 3.2 from Dinan that is used as a track car. The nut spun off of the oil pump drive gear causing oil pressure to drop. The warning light came on and the engine ran until the customer shut it off because the lifters rattled (and the light ...
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD52Y4T
Hello everyone. We have this cadillac with the northstar motor. It started with an intermittent cranking with no start. At first it wouldn't act up but now is not starting at all. We have determined there is no injector pulse when not starting but we have spar...
1989 Chevrolet G20 Beauville 5.7L brakes VIN: 2GCEG25H1K
this van came in pulling to the right under braking. front brakes wore out caliper leaking on the left. repair brakes with all new parts van drives good. two days,[...] later van comes back pulling to the left under braking. recheck work all looks good. rep...
1995 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1GCCS19Z5S
Fuel gauge has no dampening to float movement.
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Surge, Stall VIN: 2G1WX12X5T
This is a good one. When hot intermittantly at idle car will surge and die. No DTC's. Only odd data is long term fuel trim will bomb to +20% short term will also go to +20%. Front O2 stays down around 200mv and rear O2 goes to around 900mv. This is where the f...
1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on, HARD START OVERNIGHT VIN: 1GBKC34F7W
Customer states ck eng light conmes on and vehicle will run rough (sounds loud)probably rpms going up. when this happens extra smoke out tail pipe occurs and ck engine light will iluminate. will have cruise on and it will disengage at this time (I think thats ... Trouble codes: P335, P251, P335, P238, P251, P335
1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L unknown VIN: 3GNGK26J4X
This is a fire dept unit which came to me with the complait being it pulls to the left under braking. I checked to see if one of the front brakes were either dragging or ap[plying late and neither were. I first tried replacing front brake hoses which did not h...
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF5244Y
vehicle brought in for hesitation,stall & mil on.customer also mentioned dash cluster will completely illuminate at times when driving. found loose ground at battery tray and repaired.scanned computer, multiple codes found;p1780,p530,p122,p452.fuel pressure at... Trouble codes: P0122 (tps circuit low), P0452, P0530, P1275
1999 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 2C3HH46R6X
When this car is normal numbers are as follows Inj. Pw 2.5ms ST Adapt 0% LT Adapt -8% Map 1.4V RPM 640 Fuel Sys. Closed Loop When It Idles low & stalls at times are as follows Inj. Pw 8-9ms ST Adapt 0% LT Adapt -24% Map 3.6V RPM 350-400 Fuel Sys. OL Fault I d...
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1B7MF3362Y
This truck has a late 1-2 shift. Worse when pulling a trailer. Scanned computer found code P1693. Governor pressure looks okay. Output speed looks okay and ohms at 710. TV cable seemed tight. Adjustment made it shift sooner, but the shift does not feel right. ...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L plastic intake
heres a good one. i have a dodge caravan that i tuned up at 58000 miles on 7/04. the customer yesterday went to start the vehicle and heard a loud bang. after that her husband opened the hood to see that the plastic intake blew up on start up. they brought the...
1986 Ford Tempo LX 2.3L Surge, Stall VIN: 1FABP23X6G
car will start cold but as soon as it idles down it dies. got car to warm up and runs fine. car will stay running cold if you pump accel pedal, any information is appreciated. Jim [...]
1991 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start, BACKFIRES VIN: IFACP54Y9M
vehicle towed in for crank no start condition .checked fuel pressure found 37 psi present .checked for spark found plug hole filled with oil due to valve cover leak checked all others found same condition also all plug boots split checked for spark none presen...
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L timing cover VIN: 1FMDU34XXP
Looking for some guidence on replacing the timing cover on this 4 lt. Have never had to change one before, according to shopkey it says you have to remove oil pan and to do this the engine has to come out. Can this cover be changed like a chev small block with...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L idle VIN: 1FTEX14N9R
When you put it into drive or reverse it will slam into gear and stall the engine.It will start back up but stall again when put into gear.
1996 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L abs VIN: 1FBJS31H5T
Hello Fellow Techs. Todays diagnostic dilemma come from a 1996 Ford E250 van with a 5.8Liter Engine and 4-Wheel ABS. The customer complains of the ABS light coming on. First thing I did was pull out my trusty scan tool and attempt to pull any codes. That came...
1997 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTJS34L4V
Hello, I have a 1997 FORD E250 VAN with a 5.4 engine in it , can this engine be swaped with a 1993 FORD E250 with a 5.8 engine in it? If so how much is different and what would have to be changed? Thanks Mike
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FALP6533W
The timing belt keeps sliding off the cam pulleys and cutting the edges off the side of the timing belt.
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Suspension VIN: 1FMZU24EXU
customer states noise banging noise when stopping road test found when coming to a stop it feels like the back of the truck keeps going there are only oneleaf springs in back any ford techs wiht any ideas
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP552XY
hello this tarus is flex fuel and my rail preasure senso is aprox 40 psi all the time but actual preasure is variable 33-36 and in output state test it never gets max preasure like i would think it should...and naturally the cars working propperly today thanks... Trouble codes: 1237
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTZX17251
Hey everybody, I've got this 2001 F150 4.2L that runs great but has an Idle drop. The drop is more pronounced with the AC on. You can be sitting in the vehicle with it in gear and the AC on and the RPM will gradually decrease from a nice smooth 700 down to abo...
1997 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.0L air bag VIN: 1GTEK14M3V
a local body shop brought in this truck for a air bag light i pulled the codes and came up with 2 codes b1051 deployment commanded and b1061 lamp circuit failure the customer stated that the truck had no lights on when the truck came in for repair my shop does...
2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTDM19WXY
Hi everyone! I'm posting this for another shop who has been burned by this van long enough! I got a call today that they had replaced the bcm (after van had been struck by lightning) and needed to have it programmed. I have a Tech 2 and TIS 2000 so I thought n... Trouble codes: P0102
1991 Honda Accord SE 2.2L brake pedal VIN: JHMCB7681M
Customer complaint is a low but firm pedal. We replaced the master cylinder with no change. System has been bled and rebled with no improvement. Calipers appear to be self adjusting both front and rear. Setting the E-brake does not improve the pedal significan...
1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L trailing arm bushings VIN: JHLRD1853V
hello to all ,, does anyone know where i can get some after-market rear trailing arm bushings for crv?? i was told by dealer that i have to buy complete trailing arm almost $ 300.00 that's ridiculous... your help is appreciated thanks desert hondomotive
1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Cruise Control VIN: 2HGEJ6677V
My customer said that she was unable to slow the car when the cruise was set so she placed it in neutral and the engine red lined. The drive and park lights were on at the same time. When I set the cruise at 30mph, the car continues to slowly accelerate, but i...
1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L resonator VIN: 1HGC05633V
Honda Techs & Walker Exhaust, I have a 97 Honda Accord that needs a resonator assembly. The part # I'm coming up with is 46865,this assembly is 5 inches too long. I even tried part # 48924 this is too long also! Anybody have sugestions, I've run out of ideas o...
1984 Isuzu Pickup 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 4S1CL11L5P
this piece is giving me a major headache, please help. this isuzu came in with a loping idle, at the advise of another shop, he replaced the intake manifold gasket. seems to have done a good job. but, it is still doing the same thing. i noticed if i crimp the ...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J3GZ48Y7S
Customer brought vehicle in because in the last 2 weeks it has been really hard to start,it cranks but won't fire.Once it starts it stays running,but after you shut it off it won't start occasionaly.There is no spark when it won't start and no fuel press.Then ...
1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L 5 speed trans VIN: 1J4FJ28S6T
Hello,I have a slight dilemna here,an out of state customer had his standard trans go in this 4 wheel drive basic Cherokee.It took me 5 days to find a used unit to do a quick transfer and it is incorrect,It turns out there are 2 different type of 5 speeds in t...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Steering VIN: 1J4GW58S2X
Thanks in advance for any help with this problem. A popping noise has started to come from the left front wheel/brake area. This noise was not there before the brakes and wheel bearing were replaced, but was also not there after work was done. The noise starte...
1997 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L Hesitation VIN: SALJY124XW
Hi there, We have an interesting problem with this LR Discovery. The car runs perfectly, except when cruising at about 50-60 MPH with light throttle it will intermittently hesitate, as if the engine looses power momemtarily, and then come right back. It seems...
1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM81W2N
I have installed a new a EGR valve,Tube assy,EVR,DPFE. I have check the EGR valve with a vac. pump as well as teeing in between the evr and the egr valve then ran a EOER and verfiy the egr open and closed. I have removed the egr and cleaned the passageway it w... Trouble codes: 332 (egrdpfepfevacumn leaksevr)
1997 Mazda B2300 SE 2.3L dome light/doorajarlight VIN: 4F4CR16A9V
the dome light & cargo light stay on all the time along with the door ajar light. is the gem a problem & is there an update?
1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: CA33A7CB02
Hi guys... we have a problem child in here. This Mercedes came in on the hook unable to accelerate at all. It would only Idle. My tech checked it out and found a vacuum leak at the lower housing below the fuel head. we replaced the housing and did an Injector ...
1981 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.4L blower motor VIN: WDBAB23A2B
My information on this vehicle is very limited. The blower motor is drawing over 20amps on a 16amp fuse system. Tested ground supply to motor. Under 200mV. Blower motor has over 12.5volts supplied to it. The motor was replaced trying to correct this condtion t...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L ignition timing VIN: WDBCA39E6M
emissions label says timing 12btdc. all my books say the same, nothing about disconnecting vacuum from spark module, is this correct. timing is at 27btdc with connected, 7 with disconnected. any light on this would be great
1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on
Thanks in advance for taking time to help. This vehicle came in for original P0340. Found magnet had fallen out of sensor as usual. I replaced sensor and the interuptor together. I used the OTC tool to realign. Vehicle came back in a week with MIL on, P0340. R... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Position Sensor Circuit)
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L warning lites VIN: 1ZWFT61LOX
this car came from another shop after trans repair, the abs, trac control, and brake warning lites stay on all the time also the trac control switch lite only comes on during the bulb test function, if the switch is toggled nothing happens. the mitchell litera...
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM50U82
engine miss fire between 60 and 70 mph,low kv # one and # five cylinders.has new fuel pump and spark plugs.
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L pass key ? VIN: 4A3AC44G1Y
We have a 2000 Mistu. Eclipse 2.4 standard trans. Cranks but wont start. Code p1610 stored in pcm. Cannot find diagnostics for this code at all. Code p1610 immobilization system malfunction. Can any help with available daignostics or has anyone had this proble...
1998 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L 3-4 and passing VIN: JN8ARO5Y3W
this vehicle came in with a hesitation between 3-4 shift and requiring very long time to complete shift. originally though it was a trani problem, until i found trouble code P0325 store for knock sensor circuit or sensor. ckeck sensor and found to be out of ra...
1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L engine VIN: 1G2NE55D7S
this car at idle and wot has no problems, but normal city driving temp will go up to 254 and stays there until you floor it; then it will go right back down to about 210-215 degrees; or if you free-rev it, it will also go right back down to normal temps. sitti...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE12T6T
OK people lets sharpen our head scratching fingers. The other day we had this car in for a bad misfire, we found the typical burnt coil holder. We replaced the coils, coil holder, boots, plugs, and a pair of O2 sensors. The car left the shop running great. The... Trouble codes: P0172 (Fuel System too rich bank 1 sensor 1)
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52F12
Thanks in advance for any help. Im have a no start problem with this 2002 grand am with a 2.2. There is no injector pulse. This vehicle will run if I spray carb cleaner into the air inlet. have 60 lbs fuel pressure. I tested the injector with an osiloscope. Th...
1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BD4355T
good morning, I don't have to much to go on with this car.this car belongs to another techs mother.between him and the dealer the parts listed above have been changed.i have checked the cam and crank sensor and fuel pressure.I have done a compression test als... Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire 2)
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, ROUGH ACCELL VIN: 4S3BG6856X
car came to us for simple tune-up,timing belt and water pump.did the job and sent vehicle down the road,customer comes back a month later with an idle vibration thats worse when cold.says problem wasnt there until work was done.ive checked everything i can thi...
1984 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Stall, FLOODS VIN: JT4RN55D5E
send the carburetor to local rebuilders and same thing after rebuilt. tried different rebuilt carburetor and same thing. runs good and emission reading are good but when it act up carburtor floods and kills motor.
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L igniton VIN: JT2BG12K1T
Vehicle was towed in. No start. engine cranks fine. fuel pressure is present. no spark. tested coil. passed. replaced coil anyway. no positive results. replaced ignition igniter. no positive results. have power going into primary coil windings and 2 hot leads ...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Traction control flashing and ABS light is on. Cod VIN: 4T1BF22K6V
Having trouble with a 97 Camry. ABS light is on and the Traction light flashes. A code 43 is present. Any help would be appreciated.
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF28B2Y
Code p0171 is reoccuring after clearing. No performance issues. have performed a/f sensor test and checked for vacuum leaks. I suspect that a/f sensor is faulty but cannot prove it since light only seems to occur when customer is driving vehicle. Trouble codes: P0171
2000 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4T3ZF19C6Y
Hello to All: This Van came in for a routine timing belt and tune-up, now the engine starts badly and will not accept any throttle input and backfires. Spark and injector pulse erratic. Have rechecked the valve timing with valve covers off. There is no mecha... Trouble codes: P1300 (Igniter Curcuit)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSP61J23
Car presented with a MIL. Checked and found fault code P0672 - Cylinder 2 Glow Plug circut. 1) What does this mean, could not find data from Mitchell with this issue. 2) Testing specs, resistane for the glow plug system. 3) Common faults or pattern failures... Trouble codes: P0672 (Cylinder 2 Glow Plug Circut)
2000 Volvo V70 2.4L new part VIN: 1WTREQ64T4
I am about to replace a throttle assembly on this volvo but the parts department say that this needs to be programed in with a factory scan tool. Is there any other way to do this?

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2000 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L engine VIN: WAUFL54D9Y
no we have not fixed this vehicle but due to the time left to post this , we have to post what we have found. customer will be on vacation/business for another 2 weeks. we want to replace the radiator due to the temp readings we have off the old radiator, on t...
1984 BMW 318i 1.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBAAK7408E
thanks to all that responded. someone hit it right on the head. the #4 teminal at the ecu get 12 volts cranking only. this leg goes to the cold start valve and the relay. there is no voltage once running. ours had 8 volts running causing the injector on time t...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBAAM3346Y
Thanks for all the replies, sorry for the late close to my post. code 1478 (Evaporative Emission System Leak Detected (very small leak). leak). We replaced the fuel cap and filler pipe as per bmw recall. It was never done through bmw. Cleared codes and road te...
1988 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GTDK14HBU
i appreciate the 17 replies i got for this vehicle.we have tried it all and still does the backfiring.around 3000 rpm.we had another truck next to it for parts that ran. well,customer say no more time we have to close.thank you all for helping and p...
1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L Clutch VIN: 2G2FS2ZS6R
Thanks for all that responded to my request. All the responses were good and appreciated. The problem turned out to be mechanical. The student that was involved in the job had installed the pilot bearing incorrectly and this caused a clearence problem that cau...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK14R6T
turned out to be a bad solder joint inside the ecm connector i had tested the signal to the ecm with a wire piercing probe and had a good signal the last time i checked it i moved the wire and had the scan data displayed i saw a drpout on the signal that was n... Trouble codes: P340.
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Driveline VIN: 1GNDM19WVB
Hello. I have yet to have this vehicle return for further diagnostics. I will follow up with a successful repair post once the vehicle returns. Thanks for all your time and responses. Regards, Ian
1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L warning indicat VIN: 1G1YY22G0X
Only recieved 2 replies but both were dead on. There was a recall on the steering column lock so the dealer took care of that. Thanks to Mark [...] and Paul from Illinois for the tip that got that out of my hair. Special thanks to Paul for the tire pressure re...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3B7HF13ZSV
Freeze frame data showeed that both SFT & LFT pegged at +32.8 with lean code p0171 bringing on the MIL.The truck only overfuels/smokes when pulling his fifth wheel camper trailer. The last time in, I unplugged all injectors one by one to check for power balanc... Trouble codes: P0171.
1999 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L unknown VIN: 1B3EJ56H8X
Hello everyone, thanks for all the replies. We tried increasing the freon to 2 lbs,as suggested,not good, compressor did not like it and cooling temp did not improve. Recovered freon and recharged to spec of 1.25. Repositioned the evap probe and kazam we got 4...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L engine VIN: 2B3HD46R4X
Thanks to everyone that responded. You all basically said what I felt... That this was not a good idea. I talked with the customer and told him of your responses and talked him out of the swap and convinced him to buy a reman from jasper. He is finally convinc...
1991 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FACP42E3M
I would like to thank the individuals who replied: MATT, Rick [...] hit it right on the money when he said 'don't overlook the small ... Trouble codes: 12 (Idle Speed Control motor or Air Bypass not controlling idle properly.), 21 (Engine Coolant Temperature ECT sensor out of range.), 34 (PFE sensor is/was out of range.).
1994 Ford Motorhome 7.5L Torque Convertor VIN: 3FCMF53G0R
First, I would like to thank Tim,Kevin,Robbie and Sean for all their help on this one, What I did was change the trans fluid and that helped alittle, but on my next several test drives I got to noticeing on scan data that when the TCC would unlock the trans ra...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMZU73EOY
Well I first want to thank all of you that posted on this one it was my first one of these 4r44w Trans to replace the seperator plate in and it of course had to bite me. I especially want to give thanks to Lane [...] he told me of a ARTA bulliten #581a that i...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L transfer case VIN: 1FTNX21F82
Thankyou to those who responded,got 3 replies,got some good info on how the system works and was able to, with that help and wiring diagrams,manipulate the relays and make the transfer case shift which said to me the shift motor and wiring to it was ok.I was s...
1997 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L vents VIN: 1GKDM19W2V
we installed second vac reservoir and teed into vacuum line for recirc motor - all works fine
1990 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Door Latch VIN: 1HGCB7665L
Almost everbody said that this is a common problem with this latch and to drill a 1/2 inch hole in it to open the door and replace the latch. Thanks for all of the replies I was about to open the door with a torch, Cliff
1992 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L Idiot Light Blinking at time VIN: JACDH58V4N
Hello All Thanks for all the reply, got 4 of them but point me in the right direction like most of you say, a faulty Alternator will cause the dash light problem when i hookup, my VAT all check out ok, but when i check the battery the water was way bellow al...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ58Y9S
As advised I checked injectors and wiring for shorts. I tested resistance of all injectors. All were 14.9 to 15 even #5 and #7 so Finding no other problems, I replaced pcm, problem solved. Thanks to all who took time to respond. I hope I can be of service to e... Trouble codes: 27 (inj 7 control ckt).
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Instriment Cluster VIN: 154GZ58S3V
I recieved several good replies to this problem and I apreciate all the help I believe that my problem is somewere in the fuse panel in the passenger kick panel ,the customer took his jeep home and hasn't been back .I must say that even though I didnt fix this...
1991 Lincoln Continental 3.8L No Start VIN: 1LNCM9746M
Thanks to all that gave great advice. Laneard [...] gets the brass ring. He told me to check all the sensors. Went to unplug PFE sensor and it was fried. I have a Silver Bullet fixes and I never thought to look at and there it was. It says that pfe could be ...
1992 Lincoln Mark VII Bill Blass 5.0L abs light on VIN: 1LNCM92E8N
Paul and Roy steered me in the right direction. We removed both front wheels and rotors. The left front rotor tone ring was almost plugged up with grease and dirt accumulation. The end of the sensor rubbed on this junk to the point of wearing off the plastic c...
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L tcc VIN: 1LNLM97VXV
well this thing is fixed I ended up replacing the valve body sleeve along with the pump shaft teflon rings they looked worn when i put the shaft through the sleeve I did not feel good about it. so I replaced the sleeve and the teflon rings. Also i replaced tcc...
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5LMPU28A7X
did not get any helpful info - but did find problem - ran a compression test and found #6 no compression - leaking into intake - apprently these are very bad about jumping time and bending valves - recommend that they replace engine
1990 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L Timing Belt VIN: JM3LV5234L
Thank-you all for the help. It seems my customer has not been using the E-brake when parking, and the vehicle has been rolling one way or the other in gear, this in turn will put tension on the belt, compressing the tensioner. We have replaced the cam gears wi...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L 3-4 shift VIN: 1YGF22CXW5
The fix for this vehicle was a new upgraded transmission range switch.We have roadtested it for 60 miles and no more problem.The downshift was commanded by the faulty t r s . Many thanks to Shawduall , Sherman [...]. A fu...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L fuel pump VIN: 4JGAB54EJ1
I want to thank everone that replied. The fuel pump was very easy to change it took longer to remove all the bolts to get the seats out then to change the pump. The glued on cover came up easy with a gasket scraper and the nut on the tank is just like the chry...
1992 Saab 9000 Turbo 2.3L Liner VIN: YS3CL55M4N
It seems as thoough this is a problem you would have to see to understand, as there were no replies to our post. We'll continue the battle and see what we come up with. Thanks!
1993 Saab 9000 CS Turbo 2.3L Timing Chain VIN: YS3CL65M3P
Thanks to everyone who helped with this. As it turns out the vibration we were getting wasn't being caused by the balance shaft chain but by the cheap aftermarket exhaust flex pipe. So we didn't have to re-set the chain anyways. Good day...
1996 Saturn SC2 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZG1270T
the customer elected to take the car to an electrical specialty shop to either condemn or give the pcm a clean bill of health. they couldn't find enough evidence to condemn the pcm. but they did find the same stored codes that i did. after they were done with ...
1989 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT2EL32D5K
I want to thank all that responded, and yes I agree it was a bad build for toyota, most said check the filter at the vsv valve on the firewall, it checked ok, went over all vacuum hoses and they are routed good. Duty cycle was changing at bleed valve but no ch...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start VIN: 4TAVL52N0T
thanx to all tha replied when we pinched off the fuel regulator this truck would start I find it funny that the only vaccume it gets is from the intake hose before the throttle body.maybe .05 vaccume any way we replaced the regulator it must have been lettin...
1997 Toyota Supra 3.0L No Start VIN: JT2DD82A0V
Hello, as of this moment this vehicle is running strong. There is no 'mystery' fix. Just needed to use one of my various shop special tools (small hammer). I would like to thank all who offered help. As per the iATN help guidelines, I did have all the basics...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L brake pedal VIN: 3VWWC81HOS
thanks for all the great responses.after a conversation with the dealer it was determined i was bleeding wrong.what you have to do on the jettas is take off all wheels,set car on jack stands to where you have vehicle weight on all wheels,then bleed rr,lr,rf,an...
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