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1991 Audi 200 Quattro 20v Avant 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUHE5440M
Car was towed in with a no-start condition. Tech found it has no spark but fuel pump is running and has fuel pressure. Using test light we found no signal at electronic injection valves. All fuses were checked, OK. Checked the engine rpm and TDC sensors with s...
1999 BMW 323is 2.5L no power VIN: WBABF8338X
See above.
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Gearshift Knob VIN: WBAAM334XC
I am replacing the shifter bezel ( the indicator board wigging out)...I have gotten the shifter bezel out but can't seem to figure out how to get the gearshift knob off so as to slip the old bezel out and the new bezel on... Where is the secret wingnut?
2000 BMW 328i 2.8L air gag VIN: 36YJR56226
to all of you bmw technicians i tried to find info at all data, not mach there, if any one ran into this problem, air bag light on, code #19, i appreciate yor help, thanks in advance avy
1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Convertor? VIN: 1G4CW52K1V
I need to find out what will set this code on the 4T65-E transaxle. Works good cold and when warms up, will set code and changes roughly. Any info will be appreciated.
2000 Buick Century Limited 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WY55J7Y
Hi everyone! I'm afraid I do not have much information about this vehicle! We have two 2000 Buick Centuries afflicted with the same problem. The first customer would stop by the shop every week or so after long driving trips because the check engine light woul... Trouble codes: P1189
1989 Chevrolet Blazer Silverado 5.7L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GNEV18K0K
hi guys , happy holidays little blast from the past,,,full size blazer 5.7l tbi, is giving me , a whooping ,,first off towed in, running like dog, misfiring , black smoke ,,,you name it it was doing it,,,look over veh, many problems , full rich due to rotten o...
1995 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L engine VIN: 1GBKC34FOS
This truckhas a knocking noise at all times. It is a deep low noise, like lower end. truck runs good, no smoke noise is loudest at decel. I can crack injector lines, but can't make noise stop. the noise started after the engine lost a head gasket, hydro-locked...
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29N3S
Hello Fellow Techs:I've got this vehicle that keeps turning on the mil light.The code it comes up with is code 36.Also the idle speed is at 950 rpm in park warm.the IAC counts are 15 warm at idle.i have replaced the isc solenoid and went through the test chart... Trouble codes: 36 (isc actuator error)
1995 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCEG25K6S
Vehicle was towed in with a blown ECM1 fuse. Replace fuse and it now runs great. This fuse only provides ignition power to the ECM and the EVAP purge solenoid. I have been unable so far to find or recreate the short. I have heard about the short under the driv...
1996 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK29R7T
while driving when under full throttle, truck looses all power, looses speed, but will never die. If you play with the throttle truck will reach higher speeds, but if you put it in 5th gear at 60 no matter what you do it will bog down. I think it is fuel relat... Trouble codes: P0131, P0140, P0151, P0155, P0157
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Misfire
This truck has developed a steady misfire on #3 cylinder only when rpms climb over 3300 rpm. 1/2-full throttle accell, #3 steady misfire. Spark plugs were replaced, fule injectors removed & cleaned, and most recently #3 lifters & valve springs replaced. When... Trouble codes: P3000
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GNEC16T6Y
Hey folks, Got this suburban in here that came in initially for the check engine light on and rough idle. Changed fuel filter (original filter) and performed an air induction and throttle body service. Have not pressure flushed injectors yet. Came back in yes... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire)
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L codes VIN: 1GCHK29122
hello 1st time user needs advice.i don't think the pressure switch code[p0848] is caused by a slip but what is the easiest way to increase pressure to help hold clutches in hard pulling conditions in 5th gear. the performance chip is the reason for the ratio c...
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Idles high VIN: 2G1WH55K22
This just out warranty vehicle will at times idle as high as 3000 rpm`s. P1122 (TPS intermittant low voltage) is stored in history. Has been to our shop 3 times now, 1st time replaced TPS with new Delco, 2nd time checked all wiring from PCM to TPS and had PCM ... Trouble codes: P1122 (TPS intermittant low voltage)
1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
car cuts out and has no power. acts like fuel and ignition are cutting out.I have used my vantage on the crank sensor and cam sensor.I have also tried a different pcm but the car still cuts out.I have cut of the exhaust to eliminate a plugged cat.The car is ru...
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H4S
this cirrus starts and immediately dies. disconnect map sensor -no change. it cannot be kept running w/foot on accelerator.all scan data looks normal. no codes are stored. archives has a million cases of coil(distributor) failures, but the symptoms(and the fac...
1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1BR45YHRFT
Hello all dodge techs. I have a strange one here, this cirrus has a P1294 code and a very poor idle and when pulling off from a stop a stumble that almost stalls the car. SO far I have replaced the IAC, COmplete tune,- capr, rotor,wires. Cleaned out the thrott...
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L torque converter or transmission VIN: 1B7GG23X7V
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 3.9L governor pressure VIN: 1B7HC16X7Y
it seems like the computer is lowering the pressure.thanks for the help. if you need more info call troy at [...]
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L blower motor,radio,wipers VIN: 1D8GP25353
The radio,wipers and blower motor will not be operational for 10-15 minutes if the engine doesnt start within 3-5 seconds of engine cranking.All works great when engine starts within 3-5 seconds. If engine takes 5-8 seconds to start its like the bcm gets stuck...
1992 Ford Ranger 2.9L hydrolic clutch
can not find any leaks but have added one pint of fluid and still have no clutch pedal
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Excessive mechanical engine noise VIN: 1FDKE30M7P
Hello fellow techs. This ambulance came to me with what sounds like all eight rods knocking, very pronounced bottom end noise. As you see in the testing above I have done all the peliminary checks that would normaly diagnose a bottom end problem but I found th...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Steering VIN: GH344YUEW4
-steering wheel saws back and forth at about 10-15mph -as if the belts are seperated on the tires and a front tire is out of round -but i checked front tires and they seem fine nice and round! -steering wheek shimmy or sawing goes away at higher speed and car...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Steering wheel VIN: 1FMDU35PXT
(Thanks to all, that make this great tool operate.) I have a tough one here. While going srait down the road this explorer's steering will seem to stick in the center position. A simple lane change is hard to turn the wheel. The power steering will then kick i...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEU1764V
Hello. I am having a problem with this vehicle setting the codes listed. I have replaced the EGR valve and solenoid but the codes keep returning. I have made sure the EGR tube is clear and hoses to EGR Sensor are clear. Does anyone have an idea what could be w... Trouble codes: P1131 (EGR Out of Test Range), P1408 (Oxygen Sensor Lean), P1402 (Excessive EGR)
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Battery VIN: FC3TXE4332
This is a fully loaded municipal fire command rig with all the "bells, whistles, modem, laptop, sirens and lights". I physically disconnected wiring to these add-ons with no improvement and problem lies with vehicles electrical system. The battery is new, the ...
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L speedometer VIN: 1FTNX21F8Y
Speedometer does not work. All the manuals show the vss going through the abs module, the problem is this truck does not have abs and I can not find any more information on a none abs truck. I tested the vss sensor ok I replaced it with a known good sensor sti...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L 3rd gear VIN: 1FTZR15X1Y
says its a 5 speed,but it shifts 1-3-4-5 on my genysis.when its cold it works great but the hotter it gets the worse it shifts.feels like it goes 1-3-then 2.but scan tools says no.so i guess it slips for a instance and then shifts fine.pressure gauge runs arou...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L transmission VIN: 1FTRX17233
While test driving this vehicle a whine noise becomes present around 10 mph and gets loudest at 45 mph. Above 45 mph the noise starts to get quieter and is almost gone around 70 mph. With the truck on a hoist the noise can only be duplicated in reverse. Noise ...
1998 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GKEL19W4W
looking to do ignition tuneup: changing plugs looks like a nightmare with awd setup-no access from under vehicle-doghouse access poor-any tricks or techniques pertaining to plug change requested. also, mitchell says 1.3 hours for plug change, looks like 3 or 4...
1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L code 37 VIN: JACDJ58W7R
After following the flowchart and checking the wiring using voltage drops and ohm test the problem didnt seem to be inthe wiring so i replaced the tcm still same problem using the information i have i have a few questions 1. this code is generated because of n...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee SE 4.0L 30A engine control fuse blowing occasionally VIN: 154FT2868R
Being a foreign car guy, I got talked into working on this Jeep (after six other shops gave up.) The 30 amp engine control 1 fuse(the big green one in the fuse box under the hood) is said to blow (it hasn't on me yet, but I've only had it one day.) Are there a...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L fuel gauge & cruise control VIN: 1J4GZ78Y4T
Vehicle brought in with gas gauge working sometimes. Also cruise control not working. Had PCM reflashed by dealer and replaced clock spring. On some key cycles the fuel gauge works fine and sometimes it does not. You can turn the ignition on and off a couple ...
1994 Lexus SC400 4.0L Surge VIN: JT8UZ30C5R
Greetings fellow techs. This one is a head scratcher. This lexus came in with a surge and MIL. Checked for codes and it had the MAF code. Easy enough. Got a used MAF and cleared codes. No more MIL or surge or codes. Test drove vehicle and it ran like a champ. ... Trouble codes: 31 (Airflow Meter Circuit), 24 (IAT Sensor Circuit)
1991 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L No Start VIN: JM3LV5220M
This van suddenly ran very poorly, and then would not operate at all. It had spark, checked one injector for pulse (ok), good feel pressure and volume, and checked timing with engine cranking to verify that timing belt did not jump. Replacd distributor with Be...
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L air bag VIN: JM1TA2225X
to all you great techs and soon to be great techs, we have this millineum in and the air bag light is flashing 6 times. according to mod this is code for driver's air bag. we have removed air bag and checked wiring to bag and column, checked connections at se...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Hesitation VIN: WDBBA4801K
we have been working on this one for two weeks. This car will loose power only when driving from cold start about two miles down road it feels like it goes into limpin mode no power sever hesititation. trans wont shift this lasts for about two more miles and w...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA32E6R
This beauty came in with an MIL and cutting out completely at anything over 1500 rpm. I followed the tests per the factory info and it seems that I have a bad transmission control unit but was hoping for some way to verify this short of trying a known good con... Trouble codes: 099 (HFM - CAN communication from EA/CC/ISC control module or CC/ISC control module defective), P0600 (DM - serial communication link malfunction CAN), 004 (EGS - CAN data line from EA/CC/ISC control module distorted), 104 (HFM - fuel saftey cut off of electronic accelerator or cruise control active)
1996 Mercedes-Benz SL600 6.0L oil leak
Have a small oil leak/seapage coming from the right side front of engine? cannot visually find have checked the oil cap front cam sensors on right bank all are nice and dry. Appearance of small oil droplets accumulate on alternator housing and lower splash pan...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Fuel Leak
I have a 1996 E300d that I replaced all of the plastic fuel lines at the injection pump and the electric fuel shut off valve due to diesel leaking. This fixed the majority of the leak. I still have a leak from the #1 fuel element (delivery valve) on the inject...
1995 Mercury Mystique LS Young America 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1MELM66L8S
Vehicle was brought in for no start condition, checked and found broken timing chain tensioner on rear bank, also bent intake valves, replaced timing components & cylinder head. Now cylinder #4 is not firing, have spark, compression, and injector pulse, had in...
1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L speedomoter/odo VIN: 1MELM58S3T
Hellow to all, I've got this nasty speedo problem that has me going in circles. Guess I need some expert help...that would be you guys and gals. This sable has an inoperative speedo and odometer. I have gone thru the wire harness tests as described in ALL DA...
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Speed Sensor VIN: JN1CAZ1DXV
This car is back for the 3rd time. Came to shop from Nissan dealer with same code P0500 they had replaced vehicle speed sensor, customer drove vehicle two days and light came back on with same code. Customer complained Torque convertor would engage & disengage...
1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L cooling system
Hi all,looking for some suggestions if at all possible.This car came in for a coolant flush and thermostat (customer request) , performed said service , customer informs us afterward that car has been intermittently going to hot on the gauge and he loses heat ...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: IG2NE5103V
vehicle is towed in no start. motor is always flooded . blow out cyls & replace plugs & motor fires & runs fine. (very slight lack of power) but smooth. no codes & all data within spec sensors acurate. wiring good. fuel good. talked with customer about startin...
1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4L abs VIN: 1GMDX03E6V
Vehicle returned and we were unable to duplicate the customers complaint. Another month later the vehicle returned and the lights were on steady and able to duplicate with a short test drive. Did a snapshot of the sensors when the code 26 set and found that th...
2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L wobble VIN: 1GMDX03E5Y
On acceleration the car has a wobble,especially on left turns. Originally car had a wobble and brake pulsation. After replacing the tie rod ends and brake rotors car is about 90% better.Has anyone run into this before? Any help would be appreciated.
1994 Saab 900 S 2.3L tachometer VIN: YS3DM35BXR
Hello group, This 1994 Saab 900 has an intermittent/erratic tachometer. It acts up worse when it's cold. It jumps around and sometimes stays at zero. The rpm reading on tech 2 is the same as what the tachometer is showing. I can activate the tachometer with t...
1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L door locks/ alarm VIN: YS3DD55B7V
Door locks will opperate with the key and with the key fob but occasionally they won't, just the drivers door will work. When the problem occurs , I use the key in the pass. door and all locks will work if I cycle the drivers door 6 or 8 times the rest will st...
1998 Saab 900 SE Turbo 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: YS3DF78N4W
Hello SAAB tech's. This SAAB was brought to us from anouther local shop that could not figure it out, so now it's my turn. It came to them with an idle problem and the check engine light on. Two codes, one evap and anouther idle code. They fixed a evap leak in...
2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5GZCZ63B92
fellow techs this vehicle came to us about three weeks ago, mil lt on,low ect code,had a stuck thermostat,removed intake to r&r stat,all was fine for 2 weeks,car came back,mil illuminated,with above codes,customer stated that reduced power light also came on.... Trouble codes: P0700 (trans control module request mil illumination), P2176 (minimum throttle position not learned)
1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KFQ543R656
Vehicle failed State Emission Inspection for CEL on and related code. Our shop doesnt see to many Suzukis- and we are inquiring to any pattern failures. I will take o2 readings in the morning. I would think cat has taken a dump. Someone know of any reflashes n... Trouble codes: 0420 (Catalyst system efficiency below threshhold)
1988 Toyota Pickup SR5 3.0L No Start VIN: JT4VN67M2J
Hi Guys, this is my first time, This vehicle was towed from another shop, we found a electrical short on the wires over the intake, we fixed, and run good for 5 days, now there is no signal on injectors, we checked air flow meter and check whith a rebuilted, w...
1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L cruiscontrol VIN: JT3HN86R7W
Truck came in for 120k service and check engine light on. Was told at that time the speedo and cruise control were intermintant. He has his GPS Velcro'd in front of the dash cluster. Checked for codes Engine: PO500 = vsv(speed sensor) Cruise: 12, 21, 22. acc...
1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T3ZF13C4X
I hope this is something simple. My guy replaced the battery in this van, and now it won't start. It cranks, but there is no signal to the injectors or coils. I have power to both, but no ground signal. My guy did not have a power source to the van when he rep...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation, hard start cold VIN: JTDDR32T0Y
Greetings and thanks for your time. Car was towed in for a no start. Customer said it started running poorly and died a few miles later. Would not re-start. Had plenty of battery and cranked fine. 1/4 tank of fuel, added another 5 gallons. Got it to run on bra...
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VQCP21C71
Good Morning, Thank you for taking the time to read this post. I recieved this vehicle with a MIL on and a DTC P0380. I called Diagnostic Hotline for help (mitchell and alldata very poor in this area). They suggested the parts listed in the repair history to ... Trouble codes: P0380
1986 Volvo 760 GLE 2.3L Hesitation VIN: YV1GX87596
Having a problem with a 760 volvo came in for no power at take off when one first starts up the car, did a full service with the replacement of plugs,cap rotor, wires, fuel oil and air filters, coolant sensor, o2 sensor along with the replacement of the cat co...
1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L cooling system VIN: YV1LW5543T
Car purchased at public auction(yeah,yeah, I know!!) with existing cooling system pressure too high. We replaced head gasket, and had head machined(.009 warp). Engine does NOT overheat, there is NO steam at tailpipe, NO leakage from hose clamps, etc. New press...

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1997 Acura CL 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire
thanks to all that respoded. The fix was a clogged egr port. I removed that plate on the intake and cleaned it out. It was full of crud. Now this acura runs great again. Thanks again.
1993 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: UNKNOWNVIN
replaced the dist o2 map knock sensors and the fuel pump all parts were delco still shows codes 42 43 44 so itsa going to the dealer tomarrow thanks for all the help if anyone wants to know what they find e mail me Trouble codes: 42 (43 -), 43 (44 -), 44.
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCEK19R4W
Thank you, Thank you. 14 very quick and applicable replies. I triple checked the previous work I had performed. Checked the wiring continuity between the connector on top of the intake to the VCM. Checked for shorting to ground or power. All OK. Located a used...
1992 Dodge B350 5.9L instrument cluster VIN: 2B5WB35Z6M
thanks to those who replied . suposed to have 5 v. . 8v. is for a 3 wire plug i retested it . and lead me back to the v.s.s. suposse to have a on off signal coming out of it when you turn it . i was getting nothing . i was thinking and something i left out .( ...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L clicking lifters VIN: 3B7HC13Z8T
I got this truck Monday as planned and removed the right rocker cover,(as the customer has opened the hood and caught it making noise right before quieting down and this is the side) removed the valve springs and seals one cyl. at a time. I worked the valves u...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B6KC26Z1V
hi guys. thanks for all the input. i replaced the crank sensor and the vehicle runs in reverse now. everyone had great ideas and i appreciate all of them. HAPPY HOLIDAYS. JOHN Trouble codes: P1398 (asd/loss of cmp/ckp signal).
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L steering column VIN: 1B4HS28Y1X
i replaced the intermidiate steering shaft and the problem was fixed. after removing the shaft we found that the shaft was siezed and that it was popping on take off and hard starts. Thanks everyone for your help.
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44341
Thanks for all the responses all the info was useful. Chad from Minnesota hit the nail on the head by grounding the ASD control wire to energize it. If manually grounding the control side of the asd energizes it a PCM is needed. I grounded it and it shorted to... Trouble codes: P1388 (ASD Relay control circuit open/short).
1995 Ford F800 5.9L engine crankcase pressure VIN: 1FDNF80C3S
Sorry about the delay on this fix post. Thanks to Matt [...] for responding to this post with the help I needed. We tested the engine further using the Cummins method and a water manometer. The crankcase built over 14 inches...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L air ride VIN: 1FMFU18L5V
Well I didn't get this one back yet-the used car dealer decided to have the trans problem fixed at a local trans shop first-will update this closing if vehicle returns-Thanks to everyone who responded-Deke
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FMEU18W9V
Through all of the replies that I received, the comman denominator was either fuel injector problem or valve train problem. I have not had the chance to get my customer back yet. I hope they didn't give up on me!! My next move is either to replace or swap inje... Trouble codes: P0303 (cylinder misfire 3 cylinder).
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L rear wheel sensors VIN: 1FAFP3836Y
Thanks to everyone that has replied, I was given the part # to the bearing kit and low and behold there was the tone ring. Someone must have done a brake job and never replaced the parts. Special thanks to Nick [...] he set me straight on how the parts where...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMZU73E9Y
i found a leak at the lower intake manifold gasket. seems to have fixed it.Thank you for all of your help
1999 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L engine misfire VIN: 1GDFG15R6X
First of all, THANKS !!! to all you guys that gave me some really good tips! Well, after three weeks in the shop and disassembling the engine and sending it to the machine shop to go over the whole thing three different times, we found absolutely nothing wrong...
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD563XV
Due to time restraints I will close this post, as customer has been unable to return with vehicle. At this point her options would be to try another dealer for warranty repair (extended), or let us check the hoses for restrictions and try an alternate diagnose... Trouble codes: 0441 (insufficent purge flow).
2000 Honda Accord EX 2.3L with pulse wipers VIN: 1HGCG16521
this honda has to go to the dealer,still can't get pulse wipers to fail long enough to trouble-shoot the system.customer informed me that she is not happy that i haven't fixed it yet!.if she only knew how difficult it can be.working at gm dealership and not ha...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L power door locks VIN: 5RNRL18963
Well this one is fixed, I could of swore it had a broken wire, so I traced the lightgreen,red wire from drivers door lock acuator to the drivers side fuse box where it turned into a yellow wire at the junction block and then it went to the multiplex control un...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L Front Axle VIN: 452CM58WXX
Summary of Replies. 1. Check for transfer Case output shaft or splines on driveshaft. 2. Drive in reverse can sometimes un-spool the differential. 3. Suspect problem/weakness in transfer case I inspected the output shaft and it appeared to be sound. Unwind...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4FX58F7V
thanks for all the good answers but most of them thecust already tried.the cust put me in touch with a friend of a friend whos son works for jeep on the east coast.he advised me that jeep has a prob with there ecm grds internally and they break down at times.b...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Power Seat Circuit VIN: WDBEA30D7K
Hello. Thanks for all the replies. We checked a few different things based on the replies and we weren't finding anything quickly. So I decided to take Alain's advice from California and we took the red/yellow tracer wire and hooked it up to a key on power sup...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300E 2.6 2.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: WDBEA26D1L
There is definately power in numbers, 8 replies and 7 were dead on. I would have bet against it but the overvoltage relay fixed it. The 10 amp fuse was not blown but when I removed the relay it was very corroded. Cleaned all that out and installed the new rela...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L All gauges VIN: WDBGA32E7P
Thanks for the six replies. A couple of responses suggested a faulty overvoltage protection relay. This 140 chassis does not have an overvoltage protection relay. All other responses condemned the instrument cluster. Bob [...] rebuilds them, so we're sendin...
1995 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Electronic Rear air ride VIN: 1M2KLM569S
Hello guys and gals again. Thanks for your care and help. We decided to fix this air ride problem once and for all, and we replaced the airbags with coil springs. The installation was very simple and quick, and the moog coil springs came with the spring seats ...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D8T
Thank you all again for taking the time to read my request and help me out. I turns out there was a bad wire to the sensor. After most of you said that Nissan has a problem with broken wires I got a little more aggresive in doing my wiggle test and started to ... Trouble codes: P0105.
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L vacuum leak VIN: 1Y23DT1CNV
The guy didn't show up for apointment. Coments were good I liked the one with stetoskope nice and cheep.
1992 Plymouth Grand Voyager LE 3.3L heater VIN: 1P4GH54R3N
The customer took the van today, with the heat not much better than before. Here's why. Perhaps I didn't make myself clear in the posting. The core WAS flushed, as was the entire eng. w/ a pressureized flushing system from Snap On. It has an optional cleaning ...
1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Stall VIN: 1G2NE13M2R
sorry it took so long to reply.alot of people said to check the booster. i did that even before i posted this question.it all checked out good. Dan from tennessee said to check grounds .after completely removing interior, including carpet repairing varies grou...
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L antitheft VIN: 1G2NF52E8Y
The customer has decided to live with the problem for now and promises to return in the new year.At this point Im going to disconnect his remote start and let him try it.Thanks to all who replied.I will ammend this post with any new info . swinny
1993 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2SK11E3P
Thanks to all the replies Hooked up vac tee to egr and had good vac on road test seems replacing modulator and cleaning vac.sources fixed the original problem was unaware car had to be under load for vsv to supply vac.to egr thanks to Gary [...].And again than... Trouble codes: 71 (egr).
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Electronic VIN: 4T1GK12C9R
Thank you for your replays. This customer doesn't want to spend any more money on this vehicle, So I had to stop working. Sorry I couldn't give any helpful information.
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