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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDH68D5Y
Car came in with MIL lite on, and codes 17831-17819. Found bad vacuum hose at bank 1 control valve. Replaced all vacuum hoses. Car reset codes. It only sets code when driven, not if you let it idle while the test runs. I have checked all hoses and pipes from t... Trouble codes: 17831 (Secondary air insufficient flow bank1), 17819 (Secondary air insufficient flow bank 2)
1995 BMW 740iL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ6324S
This vehicle continues to set codes 12,13,201,203 we have replaced cats which were clearly rattling from broken catalyst,intake gaskets along with front throttle gasket and rear crank vent plate.Valve gaskets and plug extensions were replaced along with plugs ... Trouble codes: 12 (O2 sensor), 13 (O2 sensor), 201 (O2 sensor control), 203 (O2 sensor contro)
1997 BMW 318i 1.9L radio/cd player VIN: WBABH8321V
Hello BMW techs. This car has a factory alpine 6 disk cd changer in the trunk. Everything on the factory radio works fine. The radio also controls the cd changer. The problem is when playing a cd I can just about hear it. I can change tracks and cd's but when ...
2003 BMW 745Li 4.4L No Start VIN: WBAGN63483
sorry about the engine size the car is at the body shop next to me and the emmision sticker is cover with tape. what happened is they ran the car out of fuel and it would not restart i checked for codes non found, i checked the data stream while it was turning...
1996 Buick Roadmaster Collector's Edition 5.7L lean at idle VIN: 1G4BT52P7T
This is a well maintained unit It came in for CEL and I found PO174. Replace O2 sensor and the light has not reset but if you watch the fuel trim it is always adding fuel at idle, and especially bank 2. At cruise, the trim will fall to +- 2 % stft and bank 1 L... Trouble codes: P0174
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GCDC14K2J
vehicle brought in for intermittant stalling when turning at slow speeds or backing up. distributor was replaced at another repair shop. funny thing happens...sometimes idle will increase while in gear, if you go to neutral idle will be around 2000 rpms. somet...
1990 Chevrolet C-70 Kodiak 366CID Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GBLZH1P9L
When I try to reed codes I get no data. there is no power at ALDL. does anyone have a flow chart for this truck.
1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L updated reflash VIN: 1G1YY22P0R
this vehicle is a lt4. customer just had cam replaced with oem lt4 hot cam, pcm replaced & reprogrammed by another shop. the original reflash was for a f body car which caused the speedometer & a/c not to work. customer sent ecm off & had it reprogrammed-pn. 1...
1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1440S
Cust has brought truck in for no start, checked fuel pressure 0 Psi,Replace fuel pump assy with delco unit and new strainer and filter. Truck is hard to start and after hold pedal to the floor truck starts and runs pig rich. Have replaced plugs and wires(oem) ...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L long crank time VIN: 1GNEC13T41
We have a 2001 Chevy tahoe 5.3 . Intermitant long crank times. Starts and runs fine once going but cranks about 6 to 8 seconds before engine starts. No codes stored and fuel pressure checks out. Service air induction and replaced fuel filter recently. ? Has an...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNEK13T71
Gentlemen, I have a 01 Tahoe with the service 4wd light on. Code present is C0387. It appears to be stuck in 4-high. If you clear the code and only push 2-hi, code will not reset. As soon as you push any other position, code comes back instantly, and all ligh...
2003 Chevrolet cavalier 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1JC52F53
Hello, This car will start then shut off, sometimes will start again then shut off, sometimes will act like it is out of time when you crank it. Then it start and run fine. Pulled spark plugs they were fouled cleaned plugs no improvement. swap ing. module and...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP44ROT
Mitchell is of NO help with this problem. came in on hook no start, P0340 Cam Sensor Malfunction (replaced it) checked Crank Sensor Ohm-ed bad & replaced it. checked voltage on green / orange wire @ coil during cranking 10.5 volts this was to check auto shutdo... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor Malfunction)
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Misfire, wont comunicate VIN: 2B3HD46F8V
This Intrepid will misfire on the first start in the morning for about 1 minute and then straighten out. On occassion it will misfire when warm. My problem is this. I would like to isolate which cylinder is causing the problem so I can determine the cause of t...
1998 Dodge Caravan 3.3L courtesy lights
hi guys i have this caravan in the shop,the courtesy lights do not go off and the door ajar lite is on i checked all the door switches and the rear hatch switch i even grounded them but didnt make a difference,next i checked the voltages on the wire to the swi...
1999 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3AU52N2X
Hello .. This avenger is defying repair .. the car idles slightly rough and the long term fuel trim is 24 % for the rear bank and 17% on the front... We have smoked tested for leaks and found none .. I pulled the Egr valve and plugged it for no change. I am le... Trouble codes: P0171
2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L Stall VIN: 1C3ES46C31
The customer's complaint is that he will drive along just fine and it will stall while driving. He then pulls over to the side of the road and restarts it and away he goes. It usually happens on a warmer day. It never hesitates or has rough idle. The check eng...
1995 Ford Escort 1.9L noise VIN: 1FASP1SJ7S
Drew a blank in the archives. This Escort has a very harsh sound typical of a throwout bearing. It has a bit of noise when the clutch pedal is released and a lot of noise when pushed. From the sound of the noise, I envisioned one of the friction disc cushion s...
1997 Ford Contour LX 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 3FALP66L4V
we have a customer that brought us a 97 contour. it runs fine and has no codes. customer complains of no/hard start,stutter, and acting like it wants to die, but only after sitting overnight. any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP13P0W
Sets code P1120 and has intermittent high idle. Put TPS on and didnt help. elderly customer cant give a very good decription of problem, she said it idles high at times (but cant say how high) and it revs up sometimes (sounds like nuetralizes) it never does an... Trouble codes: P1120 (tps curcuit below 4)
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L Cylinder head VIN: 1FDSF35S7Y
We would like your help on the experiance you have had on repairing this V10 that has #2 spark plug threads stripped out. The dealer suggests replacing the cylinder head??? I did notice the post on the 5.4, that mentioned the Lisle tool for $600.00 and I'm not...
1998 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L spark knock VIN: 1GTGK24RXW
customer has had truck at another shop--everything they tested-tested good--so they started guessing. we got into this by saying we would look at it. fuel pressure is good, o2's switching normally-knock sensor retards timing, but when under a load( truck has a...
2001 GMC Sonoma SL 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS14591
Vehicle came in with P0178 P0179. Ran trouble tree and came down to replacement of FCS sensor approx 600 coco's. The code P0178 resets hard after 15 secs which is consistant with diagnostic tree info (12.5 secs.) I Have ingition feed, 5 volt, and ground at all... Trouble codes: P0178 (FLEX FUEL SENSOR OUTPUT LOW Hard Fault), P0179
2001 Honda Insight 1.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JHMZE13761
Hi there. Although I work at a dealer, we have a strange one that nobody including TechLine at Honda has seen. We've been chasing a rough idle on this Insight for a long time. Since it's a salesmans' car... he's been patient. Not sure if it's related but our...
1992 Hyundai Excel GS 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHVD32JXN
This one came in having Failed Emmisions..on HC and CO..with CO around 10%. I have monitered at the PCM with a Lab Scope the.. O2 Sensor Varies..Rich to Lean..Staying toward Rich MAF Sensor...45Hz at Idle...Increases to over 100Hz with Load and Speed. Coolant ...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Mechanical VIN: KM8SB12B62
Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this request. This vehicle has excessive engine vibration. Car doesn't have to be moving or be in gear. Initial start up it seems ok. Once engine settles down to idle speed, vibration felt throughout car.This is no...
1997 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L Lifter VIN: JACDJ58V7V
Hello all, I have a 97 Trooper in here with what sounds like a lifter ticking. I checked in the archives and found that a lot of these are not actually caused by the lifters themselfs, so here we go.. This noise was origionally noticed by the customer when th...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo Sport S V6 3.2L MIL Lamp on, lack of acceleration VIN: 4S2CM57W91
HELP, this thing is driving me nuts. I've ran all the flow charts, all the wires are good, no terminals pushed out, no bad grounds. THis thing came in as an emissions failure due to codes in ecm. The orginal codes were po300, 1340,1311,1312. Found #6&#4 coils ... Trouble codes: 1340 (ion sense module), 1311 (ion sense module sec line 2 circuit fault), 1312 (ion sense module sec line 1 circuit fault)
1996 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: SAJKX6242T
last week i try to smog the car for one of the good custmer of mine,its failed on high nox.second when i rich to the point of the obdii reading test,this vehicle fail again check engine light due to failure to successfully complete all obd self tests.i told to...
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L steering/suspension VIN: SALJY1242V
We have been fighting what Rover people call the "Death Wobble" on this truck for almost a year now without completely solving the riddle. A lot of work has been done and numerous parts replaced. We have extensively searched the IATN FIX datbase and have perf...
1992 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L brake/abs light on all the time VIN: 4LNCM92E8N
We had worked on this vehicle about 1 month ago, replaced the abs hcu/master assy along with the left front speed sensor. The vehicle has returned with the abs and brake lights on all the time. When trying to pull codes using the NGS all we get is a high pitch...
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Electronic VIN: 1YVGE22COS
Hello guys,I have this 1995 mazda 626 with a flashing od off light indicating that a fault code is stored.I have tried 3 snap-on scanners and the otc genesis and none of them will hook up to this vehicle.The snap ons say to id as a ford and use p as 5th vin di...
1994 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L powersteering VIN: 1MF2096L8Y
i hope someone ran into this problem before.becuase i am stumped.this minivan came in with no power steering and i started out replacing the powersteering pump bcause it did not seem like it was pumping.so that didn,t fix it.so i put a rack in it and that didn...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L power locks VIN: 2MEFM74W0Y
I could use some help on this one. The code pad on the drivers door will not unlock the doors. I checked each of the number pads at the drivers module and each was good. Both the battery and ignition voltage are there.The interior lights come on when the pad i...
1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1N4BU31D8R
Hello all, car was brought in for no idle when cold, new to us. Won't idle cold, runs poor warm, hesitates, sneezes through air cleaner when throttle goosed. Tune-up parts ok, Standard Ign cap and rotor. Found code 34 stored for KS..it fails Nissan test but pa... Trouble codes: 34 (Knock sensor)
1997 Nissan Sentra GLE 1.6L Misfire VIN: 1N4AB41D0V
Hey guys, This car has a misfire while under cruise. I have determined that when you remove the vacuum hose from the EGR and drive it, the misfire goes away. That tells me that the EGR passages are plugged and is causing a cyl to run lean and misfire. Has any...
2001 Nissan Altima GXE 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1N4DL01D11
I am posting this so I can post the repair. This Altima has a misfire on cyl. 4. The vacuum leak can be heard near the intake gasket. I didn't have a smoke machine but I did the next best thing. My 2 packs a day Uncle blew smoke into a large vacuum line. The s... Trouble codes: P0304
1987 Plymouth Reliant LE 2.2L radiator fan VIN: 1P3BP36D2H
This is my sons car and I am trying to help him. He is in Canada and me in Washington. He called last night and said that when he has the A/C or defroster on the radiator fan relay starts clicking on and off and the engine sometimes runs bad. I had him clean a...
1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3EJ46C8T
This vehicle was towed in as a crank, no start condition. I checked for spark and found none. With the scantool, I noted no codes in memory, however both CKP & CMP signals were not present. I then checked the CMP sensor and found +5V ref OK but no +8V supply. ...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L cluster VIN: 1G2NE52M7T
hello guys on this one the insrument cluster the idiot lights blink on and off while running in the bay and the mph & the rpm gauge will jump all of a sudden than than be fine for about min. than be fine. i pulled on and moved engine harness around . diconecte...
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G2WP5219V
Car came in complaining that the battery went bad in this car...At another shop they replaced the battery w/ a new "die-hard"...18mths later, it went dead again...he then had a new battery installed, this time it only took 4 months until trouble arose again. I...
1998 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L egr passage VIN: IG2HX52KWH
hey everybody; i am a chrysler tech and my experience with gm is pre obd2 i got this 3800 series II that keeps melting the egr passage in the upper plenum. this is the third one sence the customer has owned it,he bought it at about 37,000 miles. the new p...
1998 Saturn SL1 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZG5284W
ports are clear, came on again about 5 months after last replacement. just trying to find out if this could be a ghost code for egr, we recently purchased tech 2 with software programming capabilities and see alot of reprogramming for the setting of false code... Trouble codes: P1404 (egr valve position error)
2002 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L timing chain VIN: 4S3BH89662
Customer complaint is a ticking noise in the front of the engine at idle. We confirmed the noise that it is in the engine under the timing chain covers. We removed the serpentine belt and the noise is still present. This is a 6 cylinder engine with a timing ch...
1990 Toyota Tercel 1.5L Cuts out, Stall, hard starting VIN: JT2EL31F9L
please help! i have a 90 tercel that is hard to start most of the time & when it starts, you have to hold the gas pedal to keep it running. it feels like it's running too rich. i have a feeling that the computer is at fault but could not condemn due to lack of...
1991 Toyota Celica GTS 2.2L No Start VIN: JT2ST85N4M
No spark, no injector pulse, we have check every power and grund in the computer (all checked ok) with the info mitchell on demand give us. Code 12(No cam/RPM signal) all the time(with the scope we do see good signals) the computer is sending power but not the...
2001 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Automatic HVAC controls VIN: 4T1BF28B81
I've got several questions about this one. The first one is how do you get the HVAC controller out of the dash? I know it sounds simple, but I can see the 10mm nuts behind the upper vents, but can't get to them. So if anyone can help me do that, I can do more ...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD23B4Y
Hi Guys, I have this over engineered used car in the shop for timing belt service and now cat heater efficiency codes. We do a lot of these..about a 30 valve timing belt, water pump & cam tensioner reseal every other day for the last 2 weeks. I've been down ...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L Brake Light Dash
Brake light in cluster on with chime while driving, also no cruise control, tested brake switch E brake low fluid switches all test ok, checked harness per tsb npf, any insight would be greatly appreciated.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M52
Scaned for fault codes using generic mode with the genisys and tech1 both show a code P0674. I have searched Alldata for this code but it dose not exist. If you clear the code it will come back on after one test drive. The vehicle drives fine the only known pr... Trouble codes: P0674 (Unknown code)
2001 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L Driver's window VIN: YV1TS90D31
When the driver's window is closed with the switch when the switch is released the window switch module clicks rapidly and the window hops open as if you were rapidly tapping the down button. Any input is more than welcome. Thaks for your attention. Bill

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1988 Audi 80 2.0L surging idle VIN: WAUEB0897J
Since my help request I have replaced the O2 sensor,the intake air boot,The throttle position switch was not getting closed throttle continuity,verified the O2 sensor is working then unpluged it to set CO as per alldata and could not because HC would shoot ove...
1990 Audi V8 Quattro 3.6L Multi-Function Switch VIN: WAUKE5444L
Well after disconnecting the insturment cluster as per one reply, and trying a new TCM the fix was in fact a new reverse light switch. The Resistance of the switch tested fine, but it had a voltage drop that caused the problem. The switch came from the origina...
1982 BMW 733i 3.2L central locking system VIN: 77397237R3
thanks to all who replied. the lock module burnt all 4 lock actuaters when it went out. replaced all actuator and module and all is well.
1996 BMW 750iL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGK232TD
The problem was with the scanner software. Although the cartridge for the AST Retriever has worked on 96 BMW E38 it did not work correctly on the 12 cyl. After using Snap-On Euro software and being able to access both ECU's and pull codes (O2 Sensor) I don't t...
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y8W
The used ignition module has the same cam sensor code and I dought that both modules would have the same ptoblem. The cam sensor signal to the ignition module is ok. Disconecting the cam sensor signal wire at the pcm did not show any signal. I posted thi... Trouble codes: P0340 (IC Module Cam Reference CKT No Frequency).
1990 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G1FP2389L
sorry for not responding back i want to thank every body who help me we found the problem after replacing the injectors we still had hight hc reading so inspected the egr gas leaks timing ect sensor we notice that after the vehicle has been running for a while...
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M7V
I checked the vapor canister and the plumbing. Everything checked out good. The only thing I could find that might be wrong was that the vapor canister solenoid was sticking at times. Replaced the soleniod. So far it hasn't acted up. Thanks to everybody that r... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap. System Canister Vent Blocked).
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L starts,dies in 2 sec VIN: 1GNEC13R7X
Thanks for the replies. Everybody informed me that there is no way to bypass the theftkey system on this vehicle. We decided to get a key, since the other one had been lost by customer and program it by the procedures listed on alldata.
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JF5244Y
Hello and thank you to all replies,sorry to take so long on closing.after testing all wiring with amps/volts applied, all circuits tested good.with fuel tank dropped, we finaly decided to install new ftp sensor.(should have done this days ago,per replies).pcm ... Trouble codes: P0122 (tps circuit low), P0452, P0530, P1275.
1993 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4GH54RXP
Thanks for all the helpfull replies. After replacing the SMEC which did not fix the vehicle as hoped, I started backtracking. The ultimate fix was the crank sensor. The problem I had was catching the crank sensor acting up. I was scoping it wih a 'vantage' and...
1992 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L clutch - assumed VIN: 1FTHX26M1N
We, the individuals who repaired and myself who submitted the help request, are calling the vehicle repair successful. Thanks to all the twelve individuals who took the time from their work schedules to offer advice. Everything that was mentioned with the exce...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM54UGT
Sorry for the delay,I pulled off the cam sensor and found it and the inside of the syncro ring destroyed. The Syncro ring must have been broke and took out the new sensor. Thanks for the tips, most of you mentioned the syncro being faulty. Replaced syncro and ... Trouble codes: P0340.
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L 3rd brake lamp VIN: 1FMDU34X9V
THANK YOU Jamie & mani, i recieved two help posts. As posted after removal of rear door pannel there is a control box with terminals, input from brake lamp circuit the output to 3rd lamp assembly. I had input voltage no out put, I replace both components the 3...
1999 Ford F-150 4.6L radio, odometer reading VIN: 1FTCR14X0U
the customer has not returned for any furthur repairs so until i recieved the truck back i do not have anything to add at this time thanks for the help mike
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSF31S8Y
Well it is finally fixed all who replied were correct it was a RFI interference problem.We found this problem in the alternator just as Paul from Maryland suggested we try.Our tests showed the diode was sending a erratic wave pattern and seemed to affect VSS s...
1986 GMC K1500 High Sierra 5.7L reverse VIN: 2GTEK14H0G
Sorry it took so long! but i've benn busy. Since i've been working on this trans since i bought the truck four years ago and the original owner had the same type of problems i've had and had it rebuilt numerous times! I like Daves advice on this thing as well ...
1990 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4FJ78L2L
Had to go to the Chrysler training center for a few days, while I was there they dug around in the store room and let me borrow the adapter for a DRB II that will extract codes from the French electronics. It is similar to a Ford self test, pulled a 1014 fuel ...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ5852W
I sent it to the Dealer for a reprogram and it turns out the pcm i intalled has security key immobilizer security system and my jeep didnt have that. They installed a new pcm and all is well. Thanks for everyones replys about the 5 volt reference sensors. I le...
2002 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L coolant sensor ??? VIN: 1LNHM83W32
Hi all, Well, the saga ended today. It was a rainy, cold and nasty day here in NY today, and I had nothing to do, so I pulled my car into the shop and went to work. Changing that 'cylinder head temperature sensor' was not as hard as I expected. If you don't ...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.3L overun clutch solenoid VIN: JM11A2220S
we are considering this vehicle a fix. problem only occured on start up & shifting to drive. we replace trans. control module last tuesday. customer has been driving car for 1 week with no problems. about every 4-5 days we were losing 12 v. signal coming out o...
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L OBD2 Readiness VIN: 4M2DV1114V
Yes I have fixed this problem to MA state specifications.They allow a 'NO command on MIL light' code to exist 325 AND allow two 'not ready' Readiness tests as not run to pass. I ended up with ONE not ready after taking this vehicle for a 25 mile run on the hig... Trouble codes: 325 (Knock Sensor Malfunction).
1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L ingniton VIN: 1N4BU31D1R
HI EVERYONE, I took your advise and put in a new dist. When i took the reman dist out it already had oil on the crank angle sensor. we drove the car for 70 miles and it started good after hot soak.thanks for the part number for the new dist.
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D22
customer took this to the dealer and still has not informed us of the repair. we will post as soon as we know Trouble codes: P0350.
1994 Oldsmobile 98 Regency 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3CX5K8S4
thank everone for replaying, i check out the idle control motor it seemed to have a bad spot in in. i replaced it and it seems to be working alright know. thank you aging.
1990 Pontiac Grand Am LE 2.3L waste spark? VIN: 1G2NE14DOL
Turns out a static charge built up in outer ring of crankshaft pulley was arcing to engine front cover. GM's TSB 92-6-45 shows updated pulley with grounded outer ring for '87 thru '92 Grand Am/Grand Prix. Brad Muggridge nailed this perfectly. Special thanks to...
1992 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L gauges,displays VIN: 1G2HZ52L8N
The ground connection was tight and not corroded but it had been tightened against the sound deadening material creating a intermittent ground.Thank you to the one reply I recieved, it was pricless.
1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2HX53L7N
Hey, Thanks for all the replies. NO one responded to the images what could have caused the signal I have gotten. The fix was another crank sensor . Put it in Saturday let run four hours no problem. Customer took car everything still OK as of today. Thanks ...
1989 Saab 9000 CD 2.0L Hard pedal VIN: YS3CL48L7K
Thanks for all the replies. Some have replace the pump assembly. One told said to check the relays, we did and they are fine. Another said to check the accumulator which probly went bad causing the pump to run too much burning it out. Due to the cost of the ...
2002 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L hazard lights VIN: YS3DF58K02
Thank you to everyone who took your valuable time to help. Justin [...] got us going the right direction. Somehow the technician missed the fact that On Star was tied into this circuit. Disconnecting the orange wire between On Star & the haz...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L water pump VIN: 4T1BG22K4X
thanks for all the replys,after replacing the water pump,t-belt the car ran fine,the wheel noise is still there,.i thought thease were interference engines.thanks again!! i used to have a sheet on t-belt replacment intervals and which ones were valve benders ,...
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT1232Y
Bingo! to all replies. There is in fact an upgraded MAF for this vehicle for this prob. I thank all who replied. This will actually restore an old customers confidence, and confirms that all dealer parts personel want to tell you nothing unless asked. Again th... Trouble codes: P0171.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWTG69M81
thanx for the help guys and sorry for taking so long to close this.Most of you hit it dead on, I replaced the MAF sensor and all is perfect. Thanx again chris Trouble codes: P1152 (Manufacturer controlled air/fuel).
1997 Volvo 850 2.3L Unknown VIN: YU1LS5720V
Thank you for all of the great replies. Most said the master cylinders are a problem on these cars. A couple of replies refered to the rear calipers sucking air. The problem is so intermittent, that I was leaning toward a master cylinder, so I ordered it. If t...
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