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1997 Acura TL 3.2L Security system VIN: JH4UA3652V
This vehicles alarm system sets without locking the doors. You can get out of the vehicle and take the key out and not lock the doors when you return back to the vehicle and open the door the alarm activates causing the lights to flash and horn blows. You can ...
1998 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L Shift Cable VIN: WAUBG74D9W
Towed in a few month ago with shift cable off at the quick coupler to the left of the transmission case. We reconnect it back and secure the connector with additional hose clamp to prevent it from coming off again. Problem is, When in park facing up-hill (weig...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L temp gage VIN: WBAHD6328S
this is my first time useing iath to all bmw techs i need help i was driveing to work every thing o'k after a day work start comming home after driveing about 6 miles i look down at my temp gage it was reading cold (still in the blue)i drove a next 4 miles the...
1988 Buick Electra Limited 3.8L Broken Hood release cable VIN: 1G4CX69B9G
I can not unbolt from behind grill Hood latch bolted from inside. Hood opens forward once released There has to be a way anybody please help
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4GD2213S
Vehicle came into the shop from two other shops. I could not get it started and neither could they. We get one spark out of the coil when we began cranking. We lose spark right thereafter. It will not fire again until we turn the key off and crank again. It wi...
2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L passlock VIN: 2G4WB55KXY
Vehicle came to shop with no start condition.Vehicle would not crank.Tested starter, found no power to s terminal. checked pcm for codes , found code present for passlock security problem, dealer stated key and tumbler had to be changed.did as sujested still h...
1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNCS18ZXK
Hello Fellow Techs, I have one that's really puzzling me and wanted to see if anyone has come across this. The customer stated that he was going down the road and the vehicle stalled on him and wouldn't restart. When I got it in would crank, have fuel and inj...
1995 Chevrolet Tiltmaster 5.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4KBB4B1A4S
This vehicle came in with all the related repairs already done to it. I am fixing it for another garage. The vehicle starts up and runs great all day long. As soon as you put it in gear after it is hot it stalls. I can drive the vehicle all day long as long as...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GNDU06L5S
Vehicle is a recent addition to a car lot. Van will cut out whenever it wants, no pattern, and will restart with no problem. Apparently the previous owner had problems because it already had new crank and cam sensors. Tried a crank sensor because I had a 3.8 w...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GNDUO6L7S
Thanks for reading and hopefully responding to my post. When cold this van starts and runs great for thirty seconds. The first event noticed is the O2 drops from .800 to .040. The IAC opens, fuel pressure responds, grams per second increase and the unit dies u... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L lr wheel speed sensor VIN: 2G1WH55K2Y
vehicle came in with abs light on and trac control light on checked for codes found code c1234 left rear wheel speed sensor open or short to ground tested system and wiring tested good, replaced ebcm same problem replace sensor twice. what am i overlooking. th...
2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 5.7L Pedal height VIN: 1G1YY12S92
This Vette suffers from a decreasing height of brake pedal over approximately a 2 week period. Dealer has attempted repair, but had less success and made less headway than we have made. We have verified lower pedal height and slightly spongy pedal and replaced...
1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2C3EL56F5P
Vehicle will stall on decel, at idle , or in park, sometimes will jerk while driving, after stall will sometimes have to wait a while for restart as if running out of fuel. Trouble codes: 11 (crank sensor signal), 54 (cam sensor signal)
1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L theft system VIN: 1CEJ56H9SN
Came in with stall after start condition. I have a OTC monitor 4000E which can communicate with the different modules but I can't do more than see that they are working. I suspect a theft system problem. Mitchel says car will not even turn over after 5 attempt...
1992 Dodge Stealth 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, 3&6 plugs not firing VIN: JB3BN74K5P
No codes, ignition coils switched to verify good, three wires at ecm, one each fires one coil, two spark plugs, I cut a working wire and the none working wire and switched, and the previously non fireing plugs fire. I decided it needed a ecm, four rebuilts lat...
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1B7HC1623S
Guys, This one is towed in again today; it won't act up again after it cools off it starts and runs normally;fuell pressure is good,nocodes, The catalytic converter substrate is broken and are putting on a new converter tomorrow; it seems possible that this co...
1993 Eagle Summit LX 2.4L pluse gen a VIN: JE3CB50GXP
hello this car has a fresh trans and reman tcm. after driving for 10 miles it will down shift to 3rd gear while watching data on snap on scan tool pluse gen a will go to 0 pluse gen b will be rock solid at 2660 the a signal will return to 2688 and back to 0 a...
1993 Eagle Summit 1.8L No Start VIN: MN3DA26C7P
hello!this mitshubishi car came in for a no-start.there is no-spark,no inj. pulses and no check engine light.i can't pull codes out of ecm.i also can't get any signal coming out of distributor(crank and tdc)at the two brown wires.i try to get those signals wit...
1988 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L Electric belt driven hydro pump VIN: FDKF38M6JN
Hi Folks! This dump truck has an engine mounted, belt driven, electric clutch operated hydro pump that operates the 4 way snowplow, dump body & sand auger with spreader. Numbers on the aluminum pump housing that bolts to the electic clutch with 2 bolts 4 1/2...
1993 Ford Probe 2.0L ign. no spark VIN: 1ZVCT20A3P
have no spark injector pulse ok fuel pump ok fuel pump light on in dash goes out if you unplug altanator. have all the ford service manuals have done all pinpoint test says to replace eec have replaced with [...] used ones have replaced distributor with u...
1993 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Lock Up VIN: 2FDLF47M1P
Customer bought vehicle at auction and on way home at freeway speeds, overheated transmission. result. overhauled transmission and installed new T.C. Also, installed new valve body. On road test all shift points, quality normal EXCEPT transmission only goes in...
1998 Ford Contour 2.0L valves VIN: FM2W4YTH3C
here is a wired one!!! car was towed in on a hook. tried to start it. no compression on any cyls. checked cam timming with spcical tools and ok.hooked up a cyl leak tester and found air presure leaking into all cyls!! i know it sounds wierd but theres more,1 o...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L starter/computer VIN: 2FMZA554X1
customer was driving. van quit. no crank. tried to scan for codes. no communication with pcm.(ses light DOES light up/goes out cranking.)DOES communicate with FEM,GEM(with data errors).Only code retrieved V1262 SCP DATA FAULT FOR J1850 BUS. when key to crank ...
2001 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Heater VIN: 1FAFP52U21
Heater does not operate, what are the common problems and best test methods? Thanks, Jim
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTNW21F22
hi teem this is my personal trk. it started a couple days ago it has actted up only twice so far, when i leave the shop and go maybe a couple blocks it starts missing and has no power i put it in nutural and give it fuel it misses and then tries to stall, al...
1992 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L pedal creeeps to floor VIN: 1GKCS13W3N
After doing all of the above, the pedal was better and seemed to work. ON the test drive I hit the brakes hard at a high rate of speed, but not enough to engage the ABS. 5o yards later the pedal hit the floor and the abs and brake lights came on. I had no brak...
1988 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JHMED6358J
I have a high idle when cold at about 3000 rpm. The ect drops as the car warms and has no drop-out winding up at around .7v. Coolant level is correct,temp. warms up to normal. If during the high idle event and if the some warm-up has occured I can disconnect/r...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Front wheel bearing VIN: JHMBA8147N
Hi all. I usually back the wheel bearing housing bolts out half way and tap the bolt heads to drive the bearing housing out of the hub, but this one's reeely stuck in there. Doe anybody know of any special tools or procedures that can get this dude out of the...
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L electric window VIN: 1HGCD5661R
Drivers window would not move stuck up ,Checked for power to motor.ok ,Replaced window regulator and motor ,Now window will only go down.My Alldata doesnt give any testing for this ,Could it be anything else but the master switch?
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Engine block VIN: 1HGCG5646W
Car came with an oil leak from the back of the engine. Originaly looked like the oil pan (no gasket on this model car) was leaking by the rear main seal. We'd look inside with a Provision light and we didn't see any obvious leaks so we removed the oil pan and ...
1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Hesitation VIN: 1HGEJ8249W
I have this 1998 Honda civic. It has no power. It runs smooth, starts right up and idles fine, but just lacks power when you drive. When you hit the gas in drive it will hesitate for a second and then pull away slowly. It has trouble on hills but on flat roads...
2002 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L Surge, Misfire VIN: 5FNRC18072
hi group- this odyssey van has a surge/misfire at 45mph @1400rpm. It initially felt like leaking COP boots, but I checked all six and found no discoloration or tracking. I did find that the plugs were discolored around the base of the ceramic towers, so I repl...
1986 Jeep Comanche X 2.1L Cylinder Head VIN: 1JTBL65GXG
Fellow techs: Needing help of locating engine parts for this very rare diesel Comanche X. This truck has a Renault 2.1L turbo diesel engine in it. The T-belt and 2 rocker arms broke. Probably need a cylinder head. Parts are not available from the local Jeep...
1986 Jeep Wagoneer Limited 2.8L 2-3 shift VIN: 1JCWB7566G
Thanks in advance for your time and knowledge. I am not as familiar with the older transmissions as I am the electronic controlled systems. After transmission rebuild (904), transmission shifted at 18 and 38, high shift points. After driving about 20 miles the...
1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Runaway idle VIN: 1J4FY19S9X
Hey everyone. I'm a Transmission tech, so i'm really lost on this one. I replaced the exhaust manifold on this jeep, (cracked)with new gaskets. On initial start-up, the engine just revs up to almost the red line.(no codes).I double checked all the electrical c...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Oil Pressure VIN: 1J4FF48S5Y
Vehicle has slow loss of coolant. Cooling system pressure tests ok. Suspect cracked head? Don't see coolant in oil, but have LOW oil pressure, ( 0 psi at idle 20-30 psi no load high rpm) verified oil pressure with external gage. Any connection between oil pres...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Code 1763: Governer Pressure Sensor VIN: 1J4G248S7Y
I have one here that is driving me crazy. I will start from the beginning and try to be very specific. This vehicle consistently generates code 1763: Governor Pressure Sensor volts too high. I jump in the car, take it for a ride and everything is functioning p...
1986 Mazda B2000 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM2UF3135H
ok, replaced b2000 engine with b2200 engine on owners request. from what i understand from the research i did this should be direct replacement if using all of the original equipment such as sensors and such...whatever. i used original truck intake manifold an...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEC 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDB1260361
this car was brought to us after standing for 2 years and it failed MA state inspection.When I took a look at it found the EGR valve siezed so I replaced it bearing in mind that this is a GREY market car so it has a CAT with no O2 sensor when I sent it back it...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L no shift VIN: WDBJF65F1W
Howdy, this MB came in stuck in first, it has reverse but no upshift, it goes into gear hard and engine brakes when you let off trying to accelerate. The owner said his kid kicked the shifter into first on the high way but it still worked after that, the next ...
1990 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: IMECM53U4L
This car was towed in, it doesn't want to run. The plugs are black, it has good spark and it has injector pulse. The injector pulse seems to be the problem it is about 24 ms while cranking. the engine is about 60 degrees F and the sensors all report normal. W... Trouble codes: 12 (cannot raise idle)
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L winshield wiper VIN: 1ZWFT61L3Y
The vehicle came in with really two problems- 1 is the windows motors would not work, which turned out to be door switches and 2 is neither the front windshield wipe motor or the rear wiper motors work. The front windshield wiper motor shorts out and we are su...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L dome light VIN: JN8DR09Y11
While driving vehicle and turning to the right the dome light comes for a split second and goes off dimming slowly just like you opened the door. It seems to happen more after the truck warms up. It will not come on turning to the left. I tested all the door s...
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L valvetrain ? VIN: 1G2WP12K7V
Hello, This car has what sounds like a lifter noise, kind of tick squeak noise, worse when hot. Rockers stay tight,lifters do not bleed down. The noise seems loudest on the rocker bolt on cylinders # 3,5,6 or could it transfer up from the balance or cam shaft....
1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NW52E9X
Hi This is my first posting. This vehicle has P0327 code. Knock sensor and wiring test good. Alldata and Mitchell say if P0327 code is present with no 24X signal and no cam signal to use p0336 power and ground diagnosis. Found no power at Red/White wires (powe... Trouble codes: P0327
2004 Pontiac montana 3.4L wind noise
Hi everyone hope holloween went well, My wifes Montana has a howling/whistling noise from the left front dash area at higher speeds or when there is outside wind. I thought I fixed it by removing the top cargo bars but this weekend we drove it and I heard it f...
1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L injection VIN: WP0AB2969L
This car has had an ongoing problem with performance going from near perfect to bad stumble and dieing at idle. We are now getting one "unknown" code from the Bosch Hammer. Using the Autodiagnose with a BMW 6 cylinder 55 pin Motronic chip breakout we can monit...
1990 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF2BC63C4L
We have a check engine light intermittently on start up for about 1 minute. During that time the car runs rough then clears up and is okay. the only stored code we recieve through the snap on scanner is code 3. $ sources of information and none tell us of code... Trouble codes: 03 (unknown)
1995 Toyota hiace 3.0L Cuts out VIN: KZH110-000
hello all the Toyota Techs, we have this van in our workshop which cuts out soon after you start it. this is normally about 20 seconds (longer when cold) we checked the codes and found the temp sensor faulty. we have ordered a new one and substituted a known r... Trouble codes: 22 (temperature sensor circuit)
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF12B1T
Hello everyone.. Have an intresting problem. Car runs normally except for check engine light that came on. This car is OBDII compliant, but has the standartd "flip top" diagnostic connector like earlier toyotas. Unfortunately for this car, i need to count "che...
1999 Toyota Solara SE 2.2L poor/low brake pedal VIN: 2T1C622PXX
vehicle sat for approx 1 month unused.subsequent to that the brakes dragged and locked up during use ie:glowing rotors, smoke etc found that the calipers were locked due to a stuck master cylinder. plunger was still half depressed into the cylinder bore. re...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 3VWWA81H9T
Okay, VW fans, I'll start off by saying that I can only use a Snappy brick in Generic mode...you can all groan in unison now!!! Customer has attempted to repair himself...groan again!!! What I have is a 2.0 that stalls on acceleration right after it reaches o... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0301 (Misfire 1 cylinder)
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L engine VIN: 3VWTD81H9V
Car was towed in for no start. Found broken timing chain and many bent valves. Removed head and had it repaired. When starting to reinstall head I was looking in Alldata for timing marks for installing chain and haven`t been able to find any info on timing mar...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L starting VIN: 3VWSA81HOW
I,ve got this VW that has an intermittant no start.I Have never been able to duplicate the problem in the shop and am not familiar enough with these cars to know where else to turn. I installed a test light directly into the start wire at the solenoid for this...
1995 Volvo 960 2.9L No Start, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1KS9612S
this car came in as a no start. the car cranked up and ran just fine until it got up to normal operating temp. the temp guage started jumping from normal to cold . set fault code 123, coolant temp sensor also the rpm's jumped to about 4000 then cut off and wou... Trouble codes: 123 (coolent temp sensor), 223 (iac valve)
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L MIL Lamp on, Runs fine VIN: YV1VS29541
Hi, I have a Volvo 2001 S40 1.9L turbo setting a P0133 code. I've check fuel pressure. It's OK. Check vacuum hoses. All look good. Checked 02 sensors and tried a new front one for the hell of it. Still reset code. I checked intake gasket with spray. no change.... Trouble codes: P0133

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1991 Acura Legend LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7677M
Many thanks to the four thay replied. I was hoping to be able to fix it before posting this, but the customer was out of town and just called us today. Now he needs to think about it, so I thought I better go ahead and post a fix. The general consenses is that... Trouble codes: 53 (Right Knock sensor).
1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR54R0X
Replaced Mass Air Flow Sensor last week and customer has not been back. Almost everyone recommended replacing the MAF and many said that they do several every week. I guess Cadillac/Saturn/Saab/Opel had a problem with these systems. By the way I called Snap On... Trouble codes: 171 (System too lean bank 1), 174 (system too lean bank 2).
1965 Chevrolet corvette 350CID radio VIN: 194375S120
The radio and dash speaker came out just as descibed in the detailed instructions. It was a great help on such an old vehicle to not have to remove any more than necessary as to avoid damaging any trim pieces or dash components. Special thanks to Brent in Utah...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.7L Cuts out, Stall
Replaced distributor cap with new one. there was a tremendous amount of corrosion around the center post of the distributor cap. The engine has been running for over four hours without stalling.
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16R0X
The fix for this vehicle turned out to be the dist. cap and rotor. Customer told us the car had been tuned, and we did see new wires and plugs. He said cap and rotor were changed also, so we did not look. Big mistake. Because one of the replies said use deco c... Trouble codes: 300 (cylinder 4 shows misfires).
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L abs VIN: 3GNFK16T7Y
thank you to all the replies i received, like many of you had said, the vehicle speed from the front wheel sensors were different, scope tested and found a glitch with the driver's side front sensor, owner had requested that both be replaced, we did and he dro...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2GCEC19V3Y
Thanks for the replies, Got some interesting info. I questioned the customer till he got mad and found out he thinks his truck has a 30 gallon tank. He got really mad when he was told he has a 34 gallon. I think it is better to get a customer mad than waste my...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCT18W9Y
first off, thanx for the help.found secondary air pump locked up. also blown fuse next to battery. nice location... thans to all again Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air injection problem).
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNEK13T71
Gentleman, First of all thanks for the good input, actual cause however turned out to be electrical connector for motor control 'a' circuit in a 4-pin connector at the transfer case shift control module. The connector pin was damaged and would only make part...
1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L ABS operation VIN: 2C3HD56T1S
It seems that the CAB (controller anti lock brake) module died. One reply suggested that I test the fliud level sensor which was fine. Three replies suggested that the controller was bad. That made the decision much easier. All lights out and a couple of hard ...
1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H9T
first off i changed the ect sensor no help injecto pulse still high i then heated temp sensor to 180 degrees drove inj pluse to 19ms still would not start i condemed ecm when i pulled ecm found that it had been remaned befor new ecm started car injector pluse ...
1998 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C3EL45H1W
The owner returned with the car and I checked everything again. It turned out to be the computer. If I tapped on the pcm the miss would come and go. Trouble codes: 302 (misfire cyl 2).
1997 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Lockup
My scanner lied. I confirmed proper operation with a tach and test light rigged to lockup plug in. I have updated my otc Genisys scanner online and it seems to be more reliable on Chrysler products. About the lying snappy scanner- I have not got the 'latest' u...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L ABS Light VIN: 1B4HS28Y4X
I want to apologize for wasting your time although I learned something. Mike from Missouri was kind enough to talk to me about the scanner problem. Let me elaborate. If you have a 02-03 update for your scanner, solis, or modis, you can fool it into reading the...
2003 Dodge Ram Van 5.9L Head Lamp VIN: 2D78JB21Y2
Most replies suggested what I thought was the problem myself, a bad ground. That was the first thing I checked. I did a voltage drop test on the the wires and it was in spec. Next I used a jumper wire and added a ground temporarily. That too did not help. So...
1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L rear brakes VIN: 1FTEX14H1H
First thanks to all of you who responded to my help request. I replaced the RABS valve with a customer supplied used one (he did't want to spend the money for a rebuilt one) because of the ABS code 4 and bleed the whole system and all worked well (as I let him...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L 4 wheel drive VIN: 1FTDF18WXV
Seems the problem is in the transfer case, clutches. Our shop doesn't do Transmission or transfer case repairs. We advised the customer that we could send it to our trans, guy or he can take it to one of his own choseing. Thanks to all who responded it was ver...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L eatc climate VIN: 1FMDU35PZW
Greetings, Thank you for the numerous replies.Since most of the responses dealt with accessing through the actuator, that was my first course of action. I initially felt for actuator operation by placing my finger on the top. Feeling the movement of the shaf...
2003 GMC Yukon SLT 325CID Rotors VIN: 1GKEK13222
The customer has taken the vehicle back to the dealer and they are going to warranty the brakes for them as customer satisfaction. From the replies I have gotten the excessive wear is cause by road muck getting on the passenger side of the rear brakes and GM h...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1869Y
I first want to thank the guys who helped me out. Herman,Hugh,Wade and Jim, Hugh was right. I finally got the problem to act up, what was happening is intermittantly the fuel tank would loose pressure, I could smell gas around the fill neck area also, I smoke ... Trouble codes: 1456 (fuel evap leak fuel tank side).
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L alarm VIN: 1J4GZ58S9P
Sorry for delay in posting. Long story short. Engine blew after request for help so I have bigger problems now. Trying to decide if its worth fixing or not. However many good responses from you guys as follows. With engine running disconnect module behind glov...
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L alarm VIN: SALTY124XX
thank you all for answering our problem. reseting the inertia switch finished repairing this car. those answers that recognized the flashing lights sent us directly to the inertia switch. thank you very much, frank [...] performance,inc.
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Central door locks, wipers, dome light VIN: SALMF11454
Hello! The car is fixed, but at the dealer - almost 300 miles away. As suspected, the problem was faulty Body Control Unit. It was 'Stuck' in the transportation mode. So ,it looks that Autologic would work fine, but since the car is still under warranty, it ...
1999 Lexus GS300 3.0L engine oiling VIN: JT8BD68S1X
sorry it took so long to post fix...had a hard drive failure...just got pc up and running...got several useful suggestions...leakdown was only 10% on all 6 cylinders one reply stated that some oil consumption normal and another stated that oil use was abnormal...
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2224X
YES THIS CAR IS FINALLY DONE...As per Terry's help and further diagnostics I did a complete valve job, then changed 2 bad ign. coils. Trouble codes: 302 (2 cyl misfire).
1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L alternator VIN: 4A3AJ56G1V
Turns out everyone that said check the belt tension was right. I thought I had the belt tight enough, but I was wrong. Thanks to everyone who responded. John
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05YXV
After reviewing the pin chart from a local dealer, I realized that pin 55 was on the other side of the pcm connector...yes folks, I was on the wrong wire! The only mental saving grace was that the correct wire (the real pin 55) was orange with a black tracer, ... Trouble codes: P0505 (EC-AAC/V-01 Idle Air Control Valve IACV-Auxiliary Air Control AAC Valve).
1989 Pontiac 6000 LE 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2AF51R7K
first of all thanks for all the great help! after checking all my previous steps over again i decided to try a delco module as some one suggested. it fixed the problem! after two after-market modules the gm one fixed it. im sorry i dont have more time to spend... Trouble codes: 42 (est problem).
1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, GAS SMELL VIN: 1G2JB5240V
sorry for the delay for my post i just wanted to make sure it was fixed. it turned out to be the purge solinoid under the intake was not working and allowing the comp to purge gas fumes. i replace the purg valve and canister and all is well. thanks again joh... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap system leak).
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Fuel Gauge VIN: 3G7DA03E41
Good Morning, I got alot of hits on this subject..Thanks to all who responded.It seems this will be a common problem with GM senders.Kennith and Andrew mentioned a poor surface connection and poor tension on sweep arm ( Seems like it may be worth the gamble to...
1976 Porsche 930 3.0L No Start VIN: 9306700598
the system has 2 fuel pumps and 3 relays,2 relays up front(black) which are activated by the boost control relay (red) which is in the engine compartment.the boost control relay is normaly closed,terminal 30 and 87a should be connected with the relay deactivat...
1985 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WV2YB0255F
Hi everyone. 1st off I would like to say sorry for the late post and closing of this post but due to my customer ending up in the hospital with heart troubles I haven't yet heard from him, just his wife who doesn't drive this vehicle. 2nd thanks to everyone ...
1999 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L interior lights VIN: YV1TS90K5Y
Many thanks for the replies from Dean, Vuval and Bruce who was right on the button. The ECM required to be reset. Key on, close front windows. Hold both front window switchs from the drivers master assembly in the closed position for about 6 to 10 seconds. Clo...
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