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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L Diff Shaft VIN: JH4KA766XN
Recieved this one in on the hook, both CV inner joints came out while cust. was driving and wiped out the diff. Recieved one from the bone yard and my problem is I can't get the trans shaft to seat all the way into the diff. Everything matches the old diff. no...
1984 Audi 5000 S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUFB0447E
Vehicle runs great for the first 5 minutes or so then gradually loses power and dies. If the ignition key is cycled and restarted, the vehicle will run fine for about another 5 minutes. As the vehicle gets warmer, cycling the key begins to have little effect o...
1998 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUGD28D7W
Hello- This car came to us originally with two codes, one P0411 secondary air injection incorrect flow and one p0422 main catalyst bank 1 efficiency below threshold. After checking the secondary air system and finding no problems, I found the post cat oxygen s... Trouble codes: P0422 (Main catalyst bank 1 efficiency below threshold)
1999 Audi A6 2.8L power mirrors VIN: WAUZZZ4BZW
Regarding the external power mirror switch (on central console): the only functions that are working is: mirrors tilting and down movement of the right mirror. All others movements will not work in both mirrors. New switch did not solve problem. When switchin...
2000 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC68D7Y
Vehicle came in with MIL on and code P1137 for rich fuel condition. Tested MAF voltage snap test (with foot) and peak voltage was 3.4 volts. Sounds low, but I am unfamiliar with specs. Performed volumetric efficiecy test and result was 94%. I no longer feel th... Trouble codes: P1137 (bank 1 system rich)
1992 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, Stays in Clear Flood VIN: 1G4BT5372N
This vehicle origionaly came in on a wrecker for a no start condition. Testing located a bad pick-up in the dist. Module and pick-up both replaced and timing reset to zero degrees. Vehicle started and idled okay. When vehicle was placed in D the engine acclera...
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L ebtcm/pmv VIN: 1G4GS1M1L6
Diag and repl pmv/pump assy's as per Manual (common problem and fix on these GM's) only code 45 recurs. Found GM bull to repl l/f cooling fan harness w/updated diode suppressed model, and repl ebtcm for spike short from fan. (will include bull# next post sorry...
1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L missfire cyl 1 VIN: 1G4CW52K3W
Now engine runs but after it gets warm it missfires on # 1 cylinder. Fuel pressure good and holds, ignition good no vacuum leaks. Compression on #1 is 90lbs on the other cylinders it is 174-185lbs Pulled the front valve cover loosened rocker arms for #1 put sh...
1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L mil hard shift VIN: 1G6EL12Y1R
Ok. all you cad guys and gals. This nightmare all started with a good customer coming in and requesting a dealer reman engine and trans.. this car obviously has sentimental value . well one of my techs performed the job. well after all was done , we took it fo...
1986 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Brougham 5.0L turn signals VIN: 1G1BN69H0G
when operating the turn signals to the right, everything works normally. when the left signal is activated the normal turn lamps function, but the left marker lamps flashes. if you turn the headlamp switch to either the running light position or all the way to...
1987 Chevrolet R10 Scottsdale 5.0L turn signal flasher VIN: 1GCDK14H4J
customer fails safety inspection for no turn signals/funny lighting at rear of truck. BTW it has aftermarket trailer light wire harness "installed". I spend 3 hours replacing & repairing wires to tag light, trailer harness, R & L lens housings, inc'l new bulbs...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L 4th gear VIN: 1GCGK24K4R
This 4L80E Trans came in with no fourth gear complaint. It now has new seals and friction (old friction not that bad). It will shift into fourth and will cruise with very light throttle, but slips or goes into neutral when trying to accelerate in fourth (also ...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L converter VIN: 1GCEK14R7T
we have scanned and watched all sensors related to pwm solenoid and converter. we do not see any problems with them. we had another shop scan the vehicle with a tech 2. they came up with the vcm requesting 88% lockup upon engagement. this is what the vehicle ...
1998 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22K6W
Vehicle is missing on #2,5 and 6 cylinders at cold startup. Misfire history is #2-1258, #5-43 and #6-26. We checked for an injector bleeding down by isolating the fuel rail and it only lost about 4 psi. When the supply line, return line and pump were tested it... Trouble codes: P0300 (Engine Misfire Detected)
1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS1449W
came in with mil lamp on.scan shows crank sensor codes but i can't find any info on these codes not even in the book that came with my scanner or in my service manuals.ran the wiring and checked the grounds all test ok. would appreciate anyone who can steer me... Trouble codes: 1336 (crank sensor variation not specified), 1336P
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L radio/lighting VIN: 1GNEK13R9X
This truck has two separate issues with the radio, first the radio will power up but wuth no volume. Sometimes if you move the power seat or another accesory the volume will come right on. Second the radio stays on with key out till you open the door but then ...
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L ABS Module VIN: T8YJ200133
ABS operation happens when coming to a stop at 7-8 mph. When using a scanner left front wheel speed sensor reads normal until about 7 mph then drops to 3 mph and ABS kicks in.Other wheels read normal down to 3 mph. Replaced speed sensor did not fix used scope ...
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 8.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNGK26G41
after new cmp was installed, no problems @ first. cold start a couple days after replacement and light was back on w/ po343 only. Have scoped sensor, wiggled harness while monitoring cmp pid on scan tool(no changes) all circuits testing fine. I am suspicious o... Trouble codes: P0342, P0343
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Unknown VIN: 1G1JF12F53
complaint is a intermittant erratic idle,stalls at times.the fuel pressure is 65 psi, should be 50-60 according to specs. fuel volume is good. o2 po171 and po172 were cleared and didn't return on test drives.the fuel pressure regulator vacuum supply is routed ...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L 2-1 shift VIN: 2C8GP64L91
hello guys, this guy is a good customer of mine, he is in love with AMSOIL products. so we did a transmission flush with amsoil transmission fluid fully synthetic. he called the amsoil rep he said it was atf+4 compliant. after the flush, we drove the van and y...
1988 Dodge Dynasty 3.0L high idle in gear VIN: 1B3BU4634J
Hi Guys, I have this one in for high Idle only in gear reverse and forward idles fine in neutral and park it has A code 54 in computer and the distributor is bad but would like to know if that can cause the problem i mentioned above Thanks guys Michael B Sop... Trouble codes: 54 (High data transfer)
1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L fuel gauge VIN: 1B7GL23X1S
well my dad got this truck and he thinks something is wrong with the fuel gauge it bounces back and forth while driving has anyone seam this problem and what did you do to repair the trouble
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L TCC Clutch VIN: 1B7HF13Z6V
Greetings: Truck came into shop with a MIL on and no other complaints. Scan found a P0740 (insufficient RPM drop during TCC lockup). I followed the test procedure for this code that is found in Alldata (appears to be a photocopy of a test procedure directly ...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L instrument c VIN: 3B7KC26D4W
I work at a euro shop with not much information on domestic stuff.But this is a friends truck.The abs and red brake lamp are on all the time and the speedo does not work.Ireplaced both speed sensors in the rear diff and rear of the trans with no change.Also th...
1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1FTEF14N4G
Hi Everyone, I have this 86 F150 5.0 EFI in my shop with an incorrect reading on the fuel gauge. The tank is almost full, but it is reading just above E. The owner replaced the fuel pump ( in tank ), the sending unit and the tank. After he installed everythin...
1989 Ford Probe GT 2.2L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1ZVBT22L7K
im confused. car came in with surge/buck at cruise speeds. checked for codes-non found. customer replaced cap,rotor,wires and plugs. said problem got worse. i replaced the distributor do to oil leak inside cap. driving the car at cruise speeds with foot rested...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L dashboard
vehical came in with very bad viration at 70mhp. dash tries to jump out of car. customer stated that this problem started occuring all of a sudden about a week ago. upon test drive we found that it was not felt in the steering wheel. felt it somewhat in my fee...
1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.5L Cuts out VIN: 1FTJW35G35
help! this thing misses under light accelleration and is very difficult to get on the road with out flooring the throttle. it idles and revs fine in park/nuetral. I have replaced the ecm with ford reman, tps o2 sensor and put a known good coil on and map senso...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L engine harness VIN: 1FALP6537T
has anyone seen this, trying to help a freind out, the engine control harness had over heated britle and bare wires for the entire cooling system from high and low speed fan relays to everything cooling system related. after replacing fuse block and damaged ha...
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 5.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMEE11L7V
Thanks in advance for your time. This van This van, when cold will start & stall or not start at all. When it warms up a little bit it runs great. All data on the scan tool looks good except coolant temp reads 50 deg. & intake air temp reads 40 deg. after sitt...
2003 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L On Star VIN: 1GKEK13Z43
Hi all, I road tested and confirmed this crackle noise is coming from the On-Star speaker. Has anyone had a similar problem? This is an anoyying noise the customer wants to get rid of. Thanks ahead of timre to those who reply.
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation VIN: JHMCD5659R
Hello all, I have this accord in here and the problem I am having is that on light acceleration or power braking I get a slight hesitation, almost feels like an ignition miss. I cannot narrow it down to 1 cylinder. When I power brake the vehicle it happens aro...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L no reverse VIN: 1HGCG165OW
check oil level-good,mil some times on,check for code c shaft solenoidnot working. i need some information what to check next note-- oil not in the best shape
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG1651W
Hello Honda Techs, This car was towed in to shop for not starting . It has code po335A (crank sensor A circuit malfunction).Also imobalizer key light was blinking when key is on. I asked for another extra key from customer and he brought another one and that k... Trouble codes: P335
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L air distribution VIN: SAJGX2747V
I have this Jag XK8 that the a/c is not working correctly. Air is not cold but the low side line is sweating cold and hot air blows out at footwell only.Pressures are good .Fan speeds are okay,compressor works and the control head lights up.All the switches wo...
1991 Jeep Comanche Pioneer 2.5L engine VIN: 1J7FT36P3M
we have a 91 2.5 mpi jeep with chrysler electronics that the engine has thrown a rod- local salvage yard only has a 1986 jeep 2.5tbi engine that has 5k miles on complete overhaul- these things are hard to find a low mileage unit- looking into the differences i...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L cruise control VIN: 1G4GZ58Y1S
Greetings techs, this is an intersting one. The cruise cont. works about every 10th time the set button is pushed. Vac. to servo is very good. The scan data indicates the switches all toggle if deppressed and the brake switch toggles correctly in data. the onl...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FX58S3W
Jeep came in on hook as a no start, died on freeway ran scanner tests, no codes ran aldata nostart tests Run tests on ASD relay, checked good ran vantage cam and crank sensor tests, no 5 volt reference voltage to either sensor back probe ECM A17, no voltage ba...
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1LNLM91V8P
Hello fellow Techs. TOdays diagnostic dilemma comes from 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII. THe Automatic Climate Control will randomly flicker On/Off (while this happens the A/C blower motor stops blowing, I would also have to ASSUME that the A/C Compressor stops workin...
2002 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F2YU07121
We have this Mazda that came in for a misfire. Checked for codes and found a PO301. Replaced coil and plug on #1, and misfire gone for a week. Now its back with a misfire on the same cylinder. Replaced coil and plug again, and this time moved the injector to a... Trouble codes: P0301
1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L heater VIN: WDBBA48D4H
Car came in for a coolant leak. I replaced the waterpump and thermostat. Flushed the cooling system and sent them on there way. Everything was good until it came back for intermitent no heat. Never acted up on me after many test drives. Sent it back out thinki...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L head VIN: WDBHA28E5S
Need some help from you Mercedes techs. I am doing a head job for a friend. It had 2 burned valves. Had the head reworked. I marked the cams on the head but it was sandblasted and my marks are gone. I have the cams with the valves closed on one & six. Are ther...
1968 Mercury cougar 302CID turn signals VIN: 8R91F50881
i have this 68 cougar and the turn signals dont work but if i power the box in the trunk it will flash i am losing power from the front and there is suposed to be a inline fuse some where under the coluum but i just cant seam to find it does anyone know anythi...
1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Trans/Diff VIN: JN1MS36S0M
Owner states that this problem has gotten worse since the timing chain was renewed at local dealer? Tested engine no vibration thru- out the range. Crank pulley looks to be in good shape and not out of true when running. The vibration (and it's bad!) starts on...
1994 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN8HD17YXR
evening folks ,having a problem with a pathfinder,maybe simple ,have no injector pulse,plenty of spark,and fuel pressure ,another shop installed a new distibutor,Im basically a gm tech, there is power to all the injectors,seems the ecm isnt pulling a ground, w...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D91
2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L Surge VIN: 3NICB51D2I
Hello Everyone, I am having a surge problem with this car. O2 readings are high at idle: Bank 1 sensor 1 .900 Bank 2 sensor 1 .850 . At between 1700 and 2100 rpm the readings go to 0 also fuel trim also goes to 0.That is when the surging starts,above that rpm ...
1991 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX54CM1
Engine misses on the same 2 cylinders at the same time while under a load ONLY. Under normal acceleration, no miss. Light reving in park, no miss. A sudden acceleration in park and it misses. So I backed it against the cinder block wall, left it in reverse, an...
1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L instrument cluster
Hi everyone, I hope someone can point me in the right direction with this very intermittent problem. The customer brought the car to us complaining of a intermittent condition where when she activates the windshield wipers all gauges in the instrument cluste...
1998 Pontiac Trans Sport Montana 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GMDU03E1W
Customer complaint SES light on runs ok. Latest PCM calibration, does not require update. At idle in closed loop long term fuel trim -21%. This is a long time customer (bosses father) buys his fuel here. I am out of ideas I sure hope someone has ran into this.... Trouble codes: P0172 (fuel trim system rich)
1989 Subaru GL-10 1.8L Air Suspension VIN: JF2AN75B1G
This car will not rise. The compressor is running all the time. It shuts off when pressure switch is unplugged. The solenoids at the shocks are not being energised by the ECU. The air charge solenoid at the vac. reservoir is also not being energised. When I en...
1992 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 21N7924113
Erratic Idle (miss fires) Erratic shifting cant control TPS even with signal generator and possible "short" in trans controller. Trouble codes: 24 (idle air regulator)
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Mechanical VIN: 1NXBA02E5V
I have a 96 1.8l corolla here that needs a engine replacement.I have a 94 1.6l here from a prizm.My ? is will the 94 1.6 fit in this 1.8 corola with out any problems.they look the same but i dont want to get over my head here.thanks Bill
1986 Volvo 240 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: YVAX885761
Help! Injector pulse width seems to be the culprit, but we arent sure of what the cause. Is it common for ECM's to freak out? Oxygen sensor(tests good) shows rich but computer will not cut injector pulse width. Any hints,help,or Volvo wisdoms would be greatly ...

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2003 Acura RSX 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: JH4DC548X3
the pin connectors in the trans were broken inside.Those conector are in this module of solenoids that control the hydraulic sistem.I had to buy the harness fron a junk yard `cause we don`t have Acura dealer in el Salvador.
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L compressor VIN: 1G6KD54Y9W
As always fix the obvious first, I replaced the compressor, orifice tube and dryer, system works ok now. Thanks to all for the help, Chris.
1992 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDM19Z5N
i have replaced ballancer and replaced dis. assy. the missing problem was intake leaking witch i have fixed but still cannot bring timing into perspective
1994 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 5.7L light on VIN: 1GBEG25K4R
Well today i took the van for a drive and the light didnt come on not sure that I really did anything to fix this or not.The only thing i did was to clean the junction block at the battery that supplies power to the abs module. thanks to everyone th...
1994 Chevrolet Beretta 3.1L starts & dies VIN: 1G1LV15MXR
thanks to every one that offered help the problem turned out to be that cardone or who ever flashed the reman computer cant do any thing right.i got a used pcm from wrecking yard & the car fired right up go figher i went threw all the wiring & sensor to still ... Trouble codes: 82 (3x signal error in history).
1994 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L Extended crank time VIN: 2C3ED46F8R
Fixed! Matched set of injectors from LTS did the trick. I sent my 'problem'{Standard} injectors back to Linder for testing, 2 were dribblers, delivery was unequal between most of them. Out of the box installation seems to be a bit of a crap shoot, nothing more...
1999 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L courtesy lights VIN: 3C3E15SH8X
In answer to Wayne from Florida's question, I had isolated the circuit and uplugged and examined each of the items on the circuit, including the map lights, door lights and rear seat courtesy light. The customer was concerned that they have some light when the...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R3T
Sorry for the delay closing this case, but the customer has taken the car to another part of the country on an extended trip and is not expected to return for several months. Anybody looking at this case for help might want to look at the replies I got. Some... Trouble codes: P0133 (Upstrem O2 Sensor Slow Response).
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GT54L3V
We found that the machine shop installed the timing chain 4 teeth off. Chrysler PCM's can't seem to process more than one signal at a time. If you look at the wave forms side by side, the cam and crank signals should alternate, one signal being present at a ti...
1993 Ford Probe 2.0L 1-2 shift/ OD light flashes / code 55 VIN: 1ZVCT20A1P
The fix for this vehicle was the pcm which controls engine and trans management. The basic complaint from the customer was 'Vehicle 1-2 shift too harsh.' The trans is original and the vehicle has less than 15k miles on it. It's a '93 model and it's owned by ...
1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Cuts out, Misfire, VALVE CLATTER VIN: 1FAPP15J2P
Thanks for all the help. I beleive the main problem was the MAF sensor. Discovered the head had a couple of cracks between the vavles on cyl.s 2 & 3. put a rebuilt head on with new timing belt cam sensor and new maf sensor. The miss and cutting out is cured bu...
1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FALP53S7T
First the problem. The TCC was turning on at slow speeds and causing the car to surge. Several replies said to test DPFE and EGR for too much flow. I tested them and they were good. Some said to clean the throttle body and test the IAC and check it for codes--...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L steering VIN: 1FALP52U5T
We have the fix finally, we installed a good used GEM module and the car steers fine in all driving conditions even where it had been steering stiff before alls well customer left with car steering great!! thanks again to those with some great info.
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L moniter problem VIN: 1FTEE1422V
hi every body,the problem was pin # 55 memory circut have broken wire in the ecm side.thank for all the help i get.another happey customer
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L engine VIN: 1FTZX18W4W
Hi guys and gals, well, once again I am very impressed with this network. You guys have come through every time for me. I got 9 answers to help me. And one phone call, thanks very much for that. The way I pulled this engine was to pull the intake off, then the...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L timing chain VIN: 1FMYU24E6W
Wow 27 replies. I guess I'm the only one out there who has'nt done one of these yet and guess what I still havent. After advice from some of you the customer argued with dealer and got it covered under a re-call notice he was unaware of. I believe they just ch...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L low beams
like most of you said i replaced BOTH the fuse box and GEM.water was leaking through windshield,sealed that up also.Thanks every one.
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTRX17WX1
Hello Group, Well, once again this site has proven it's worth! This truck is fixed with the replacement of a new coil on cyl. #7! Though I appreciate all who took the time with this and replied, I would like to thank Andrew from Tenessee. He reminded me of...
1983 GMC Jimmy 5.7L erratic o2 sensor VIN: 1G5EK18L3D
higher than normal oxygen sensor readings: traced the problem to a bad ground at the thermostat housing, could have added a separate ground at the sensor though.
1994 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L digital dash lights VIN: 1GKDT13W3R
just finish replacing the dash assy thanks for the help everone said replace dash that took care of problem
1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ8646W
Hey guys sorry for the delay. I needed some time to see if it was fixed. Went ahead and replaced the distributor housing with new sensor at customers request and so far all is well. I think I may need to update my diagnostic tools, ie: a new battery for my sco... Trouble codes: P0335 (CKP sensor no signal input).
1996 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KMHJF24M9T
Thanks to all for the help. It wasnt a volume or psi issue it turned out to be fuel quality, about a gallon of water and dirt. thanks again, Chris.
1993 Jeep Wrangler 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1J4FY2953P
Thanks to all who replied. After checking the PCV(bad) and vac leaks(non found)the tech did a re-learn and went for a test drive. When he got back he said it was pinging. The scan data showed timing at 17 deg, vac at 21in, map voltage at 1.5., well, after remo...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Transmission Quadra-Drive VIN: 1J8GW58J02
I would like to thank all of my fellow techs for giving me some great advise. After checking all suggested items I have determined that in this case it is a normal sound. I have always believed that if it aint broke don't fix it. I have decided there is nothin...
1999 Lincoln Town Car Executive 4.6L engine VIN: 1L1FM81W2X
Hello and thank you for the replies. Ted, you hit it right on. The starter was the cause of the noise. A new one took care of it. As for the people who said that my noise was the cam syncronizer, you should research before offering the wrong advice. This vehic...
1999 Mercury Villager (Van) Estate 3.3L Extended crank VIN: 4M2XV11T4X
First of all THANK YOU TECHS for your replies. One of the power supply fuses for the PCM had a loose connection at the spade which was causing an extended crank. When the extended crank would happen ther was no injector pulse until you pushed down slightly on ... Trouble codes: P0325.
1982 Nissan 280ZX Turbo 2.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1CZ04S4C
Members pointed me to check fuel pressure and MAF. Several recommended that I try adjusting the MAF, but since this was a new unit I didn't want to void the warranty by opening it up. I found that the turbo was the cause, the waste gate was stuck and it was sp...
1985 Other European 308 GTS QV 2.9L Hesitation VIN: ZFFUA13A5F
Thanks for the thoughts on this one. I recieved three replies, one saying the switch is on the intake right rear, it's not, at least not on this car. Another said to check the coolant temp sensor? He must have been thinking of KE-Jet. Finally, another offered ...
1991 Pontiac Sunbird LE 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G2JB11T8M
thank you for your help. IAC was acting up when in drive and using the brake. more air was not getting in and causing the car to run rough
1996 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOAA2999T
I am closing my post with further explanation of what has been done. I am, however, not completely confident the problem will not again arise. Either way, I will update in the future. It was suggested by another member to check the timing of the distributors t... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random multiple misfires), P0302 (Misfire cyl. 2), P0303 (Misfire cly.3).
1992 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire
sorry it took so long to post this but i just finally finished messing with this piece of work...i never really got this truck to run right it ran better but not that much...i put a used ecm on it a used fuel injector rail with injectors a fuel filter cleaned ...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCB21C21
Well thanks to everyone that replied! I had 8 responses in a little under 24 hours, that is awesome. Anyway, everyone said check battery. Ed from New Hampshire informed me that the P0606 code is not a code that actually indicates the replacement of the ECU. A ... Trouble codes: P0606 (VAG 16990 ECU Defective).
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B63
Thanks to all who offered help on this Volks. All replies said to check the timing of the cams. Still don't know why a 'circuit malfunction' means the cams are out of time. I had to buy a book on the car to get the proper definition of the 340 code. In the boo... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam position sensor circuit malfunction).
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