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1998 Acura RL 3.5L Maintenance Required Light VIN: JH4KA9644W
Hi gang--We have been a domestic shop for twenty five years and last year we started taking on foreign cars. Maybe I'm doing something wrong but I can not get the "Maint.Req." light to reset on this Acura. I tried the owners manual procedure and the procedure ...
1998 Audi A4 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WAUGD28DXW
No MIL on, but this car has a very rough idle. Does not seem to miss at speed, but customer does feel that the car has poor fuel economy. Has had timing belt and 90K service carried (ran poorly before). You can watch the tach hunt up and down at idle, but no...
1990 BMW 535i 3.4L compressor VIN: WBAHHD1200
This vehicle is cutting the airconditioning compressor out intermittently. The A/C pressures are correct and pipe temperatures are good. The airconditioning works beautifully when it is engaged but the power supply to the compressor will disappear intermittent...
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L tail lights VIN: WBADD6326V
we are using after market bulbs???,or problem with fixture for rear tail light?
2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L temp gauge VIN: WBAFA535X1
This vdhicle originally came in to us with a poor heater output complaint. The customer says it usually happens with the temp gauge going to the hot mark. It does this fairly regularily but we cannot get it to malfunction enough to troubleshoot it. After repla...
1992 Cadillac Seville 4.9L ride control VIN: 1G6KS53B6N
In effort to retreive error codes to determine cause of "Service Ride Control", I am unable to get a display of any error codes.
1995 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Transaxle Speed Sensor Circuit Problem VIN: 1G6KS52Y1S
Hello, We have a nightmare of a car here, it is a 1995 Cadilac Seville 4.6L The car came in with the check engine light on intermittently, ran codes and it came up with PO56 code which is a Transaxle speed sensor circuit problem. We consulted with Cadilac tec...
1985 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.0L third gear VIN: 1G1JC69P9F
I had a customer whose car would stall upon down shift into first or when going into reverse. Several shops just wanted to replace his gearbox entirely. After some investigation I found corresponding tsb's and decided that a revised tcc solenoid and cleanout o...
1991 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L C. V. Shafts VIN: 1G1JC51G0L
This car has noise when in full lock steering position in both directions. Shafts are quiet and smooth when car is driven in strait line. Ocasional noise from shafts when vehicle is being parked even when shafts not at full lock.
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L Electrical system VIN: 3GNEC16R0T
Posting for another shop without internet connection. Vehicle came in with a problem of ALL lights flashing when vehicle is started. The headlights, parking lights, dash lights, dome lights, air bag, antilock brake and all warning lights flash as soon as key ...
1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L cranks, no start VIN: 1GTCS1944V
truck drove in missfiring. customer complained of coolant loss prior. block checked bad immediately. head had multiple cracks. replaced it with reman. also replaced plugs and wires. on first attempt to start motor shook terribly and made popping/collision soun...
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L lock cylinder VIN: 1GNDT13W4V
This blazer has a tilt column and a floor shifter(automatic). We have a problem that is intermittent. The lock cylinder will not always return to the off position so we can remove the key. It appears to have a KEY RELEASE SOLNEOID OR THEFT DETERRENT LOCK SOLEN...
1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L cooling system leak VIN: 1GNDX03F9W
the customer has stated that they have to keep adding coolant to the system. about a gollon a month. i have done a pressure test to the system and have found no leaks to the outside of the enging or radiator. i am useing a air compressor testing system and hav...
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J11
Well this one has me stumped. Customer came in for an intake manifold gasket with oil in the coolant, apparently they had it checked at another shop because we didnt have to diagnose the leak. After the repair was finished the car ran great, but i noticed it s... Trouble codes: P0128 (Engine coolant temperature below thermostat regulating temperature)
2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25R62
We replaced the computer in this van. Now it needs to have the CKP variation learned (code 1336). At this point we have an outdated Snap-On scanner. It has the relearn choice in the scanner but I have to lie about the year because we are updated to 2000 (van i... Trouble codes: 1336 (CKP system variation not learned)
1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3HH46TXR
this vehicle has no communication to pcm when it will not start. the body and transmission controler allowed data with no codes. neither asd or fuel relays would operate. power and grounds at pcm. opened wiring harness for inspection of splices and wire integr...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 3.0L engine idle VIN: 4C3AG52H51
the customer complaint is engine stalls under harsh braking which it does and also when cold the tranny doesnt pull while turning at slow speeds. tranny must warm before correctley pulling. we found no tsb's relating to these symptoms the tranny has never be...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L23
Scanned vehicle for codes and retieved code po500 no vss detected, also speedo inop. Perfomed pinion factor and trans relearn. Still inop, Put labscope on vss signal from TCM to PCM and no output on line. Jumped #3 coil trigger to same vss line and speedo work... Trouble codes: P0500 (no vss detected)
1985 Dodge Lancer ES 2.2L No Start VIN: 1B3BX68E3F
Vehicle came from another shop, not exactly sure what they tried or attempted. Suspect they tried a Power module as they forgot to install it when I received it and customer had to go retrieve it. I do not have any good manuals for something this old although ...
1991 Dodge Caravan 2.5L No Start VIN: 2P4GH25KIM
we need help on this one thanks in advance van was towed in no start problemchecked spark ok fuel pres ok got it started finally by taking vaccum hose off map sensor then it started no sense in that van wont start at times untill you disconect vaccum hose from...
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start
towed in no start. mfound computer removed. installed found no power to ciol pack and injectors. Replaced with new computer. now have power to coil and injectors. still no start. auto will start for a few seconds then lose injector pulse. replaced cam sensor e...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L abs/brake light on VIN: 3B7KC2660Y
is there a way to check if abs controller could ground the vss input
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HG38N42
This is for all the Dodge Boy’s out there (meaning anyone who works on these anywhere, anytime). All information will be sincerely appreciated. I have checked all the preliminary things on this vehicle and thought that some of the things should have improved t...
1988 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Engine VIN: 1FMCU14T9J
Good Afternoon Everyone, This is a strange one. We just picked up this 88 to replace our beloved 84. Local purchase, all records, clean internals, serviced every three months. New trans intalled by rebuilder in 08/04. Runs incredibly well. The problem is keeps...
1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FTHF25H4N
When driving on the freeway,truck looses and all power and returns to idle speed,you can floor it and it doesn't go any faster. You don't feel a misfire it just drops out. If you pull over and stop then start going it does it again. Anyone run into this? Just ... Trouble codes: 126 (map or baro out of range)
1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Spedo,odometer VIN: 1FTHX26F3R
Hi everyone: Is there a common problem with these ford spedometer/odometers? I have checked the speed sensor and the wiring up to the bulkhead (outside). I have tried a used instrument assembly, although it was from a gas vehicle, everything looked similar and...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5140T
Sorry but in a haste to post help i didnt fully disclose all information i had so i m posting same vehicle with additioncal information. Without proper information i had a couple of post that provided me with information which i had, but thanks to everyone tha... Trouble codes: P0340
1996 Ford Escort 1.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 3FASP15J3S
Hello Everyone. This car has a hard starting problem when cold, and it has to be really cold -15 celcius over night for problem to show up. Car came in about 6 months ago with complaint of rough idle. Did a motorvac and cleaned maf. Noticed that the charging l... Trouble codes: 211 (erratic pip signal)
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Starting VIN: 1FTHX26F6V
As for further information the glow plug relay goes on and off during first start up the vehicle cranks for approx [...] before starting after starting the amp guage flips from 14.5 to 9 volts rapidly then will after a few starts set these codes
1998 Ford Windstar 3.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2FMZA51LMW
windstar 98 3.0 overdrive light flashes then ABS light on followed by downshift we cant dupicate this condition after several long drives, we have some codes one abs code for missing left front tone signal tone wheel looks ok not loose resistance and wave form...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L high beam ind VIN: 1FTYR10CXW
the vehicle originally came in with complaint of headlights remain on, we determined the daytime running light module (dtrl) was faulty and replaced it; subsequent to this repair, the high beam indicator lamp will not light, alldata test procedures lead us to ...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73E3Y
I have this Explorer, when started cold, engine does not want to idle and wants to stall. Once warm will idle and run ok. Both O2 sensors are reading rich. Sounds like vacuum leak around upper plenum, but cannot detect any. I can creat a vacuum leak and the O2... Trouble codes: P0174
2000 Ford F-150 5.4L Misfire VIN: 2FPX1859CA
HI . I have a engine miss on 1 and 6 cly. compaion clys. I have spark and I have injector pulse wide. There is no vaccum leaks. I do not where to go from here. Thanks. Trouble codes: 301 (miss one cly.), 306 (miss six cly.)
2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L steering colium VIN: 1FMZU72E51
Hi I'm trying to find smoke from this steering colium. I've remove the steering colium covers and the lower knee panel to check for any burnt or discolor wires or connectors non to be found. Is there a starter switch or muti fuction switch that is a known prob...
1994 GMC Jimmy 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKCT18WOR
Hi. This gmc has odd problem only after it has been warmed up. It will not restart, when shut down for about 20 min. Any time short then 20 min. it will restart After about 1 hour it will restart fine. When it restarts it runs great.There is no signal to the i...
1996 GMC C3500 HD 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GBKC34J9T
This truck has a hard time starting, long crank times and has a slight misfire at idle. Exhaust smells really bad at idle but no smoke. This is one of our plow trucks and works fine plowing in 2nd gear at 25 mph. Truck has plenty of power at a higher rpm but r...
2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Rear Diff? VIN: 1GKEL19W9Y
This rig has a rhythmic drivetrain thump, thump, thump... that appears to be related to driveline speed. Its not real loud but bothers the owner. He will trade it off if the whole rear end needs overhaul so we though we would try to come up with a lesser dolla...
2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L poor fuel mileage VIN: 1GKDT13W81
Happy new year.We've got this 01 Jimmy 4x4 with a complaint of poor fuel mileage. Scan ECM and no codes stored in memory.Fuel pressure is OK and no leaks from the regulator. On a test drive with scanner hooked up, the only unusual thing I see is O2 sensor ,ban...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L abs VIN: 1HGCB7673N
This Honda sets a pump motor circuit code intermittently anywhere from 2 weeks to 3 months. Everything checks out fine by the time the customer come in. I have already replaced the ABS computer. Does anyone have any thoughts as to why? Is there anything common...
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Misfire VIN: 2GHEJ6672T
I was handed this car friday morning. It had sat outside all night and upon start up it would miss on #2 cylinder. did injector drop test and condemned and replaced injector. started up saturday morn and determined #3 cyl. was missing by unplugging injectors.#...
1997 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Charging VIN: 4S6CM58V44
vehicle charge alternator output is 14.22 volts at idle and drops to 12.72 volts when accellerating or cruising.sometimes it will charge when over 2000 rpm,but not often.after driving a short time the batt/seatbelt light will intermittently flash off/on.cleane...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L engine VIN: 1HGCG6675W
This is very strange. As breifly as possible car came in as a no start. Seems like a fuel problem. The strange thing is after we dis-connected the fuel line to test pressure the car started and ran for a couple minutes. How is this possible with no pressure in...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: KMHJF25F6X
Car purchaed from auction. vehicle was droped at my shop after they had a cylinder head & timing belt replaced. Custmer complained of hesitation. Found the TPS is getting no reference voltage Checked wiring between TPS & ECM no breaks in wiring. All ground con...
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHGG45C21
Greetings to all and happy holidays,I got this car several weeks ago in for a check engine light on.Pulled a code for o2 sensor, slow response I installed a new o2 but the code keeps coming back.I checked for vaccum leaks,cleaned the mass air flow but for this... Trouble codes: P0133
1987 Jeep Comanche Laredo 4.0L Misfire, BACKFIRES VIN: 1JTMR65T3H
This truck has been to the dealer and at least one other shop before it came to me. This truck starts fine cold, idles fair, but will not pull itselt until it is fully warm. On a cold start it has a very slight rough idle but you raise the rpms to slightly abo...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L engine
HELP SOMEBODY!! we have a 1999 jeep that came from another shop for no start.They replaced the motor with a 2002 motor and there is a code 1391 loss of crank signal.The tone ring seems to be different you cant see well enough to tell for sure. Does anyone have...
2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L air suspension VIN: SALPV1642Y
This vehicle came in 3 times previously for EAS problems. The previous symptom was EAS light on and vehicle drops to bump stops. The only fault code present was " pressure switch not changing state". After making sure the pressure switch did change states we c...
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Extended Cranking VIN: JT8UFF11E7
Customer complains of extended cranking when car has sat for a while.Said it started after his wife put regular in it. Should take Premium.Have not experienced problem here. Looking for some Ideas on where to go have not seen many pump failures on these .Looke...
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C2X
Car will crank and not fire. Has only done it 4 times and each time it has started after waiting 15 min to 1-2 hrs. No codes, no pending codes. I did ask the cust to crank it for at least 60 sec to see if it would set a code - none. Tune is recent but replaced...
2001 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L draw VIN: 4F2YU81X1K
This is my wifes Mazda I need some help with. My wife complaned that it had "electrical problems". She said the battery light was on and the window's would some times not go down all the way and you would have to turn the car off and on again to get the window...
1983 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Excessive Emissions
Hi fellow Techs...HELP. This Gray Market care came to us after failing emissions. The idle was very rough and irregular (even after another shop installed new plugs and wires)and was quite rich out of the tail pipe. We scoped and gas anylized the beast, recom...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L ride control VIN: WDBGA51E5N
this car came in with a complaint of a hard ride, we replaced both accumulator balls wich did not fix the car. the car levels out like it is suposed to do, the suspension is really stiff, with the factory mercedes scan tool i can manually soften each wheel on ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L hard start hot VIN: WDBHA28E4T
hi all need help have a hot hard start problem i have checked fuel pres. and is ok pres reg. ok has spark .wire harness has been replaced.i had tried a new air mass meter and did not help i had found a vacume leak at #5,6 cyl so i replaced intake gaskets i had...
1993 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Cooling System Performace VIN: 4M2DV11W3P
Hello all, This Villager came in with a no heat complaint. On my test drive, I noticed I had heat that would temporarily come and go, but for the most part there was always some heat and the guage stayed pretty steady at half way (digital dash). The customer h...
1995 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L heater VIN: 4M2DV11WXS
I have maintained several Villigers in the past but have never ran into this HEATER problem... We have learned over the years that the factory waterpumps from Ford or Nissan last 150k plus and you are lucky to get 50 to 60k out of a "new aftermarket water pum...
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3NL52T4X
it will run good above idle , but at idle it misses, surges , pings and sometimes stall out . it acts like a huge vaccumm leak, but cant find any.it doesnt have a egr valve , so it cant be stuck.plugs are black ,like runninig rich. Trouble codes: 0180 (map sensor high)
1993 Peugeot 405 2.0L Cuts out VIN: VF34BRFX27
This 405 has always had a history of stalling and stumble intermittently. It is usually worse when under high vacuum conditions and when the engine is hot. I and the dealer have checked or eliminated virtually everything over the last couple of years without a...
1994 Peugeot 306 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: VF37CLFZ23
This 306 has excessive fuel consumption and minor driveability problems in a small stumble on part throttle. The owner keeps an accurate record of fuel consumption of fuel usage and scoping the oxygen sensor confirms it stays rich most of the time. I've tried ...
1987 Pontiac Bonneville 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire
car loads up and wont clear out.checked for plugged exhaust,timing chain appears to be okay.most sensor readings appear to be okay.had a leaky injector and replaced that.checked the crank sensor and ign module and both appear to be working ok.runs very rich bu...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52MXT
Posting this for one of my techs. This one came in last week with major coolant burn {head gasket(s) failed}. We replaced the engine along with the following components: radiator, coolant hoses, water pump, ignition control module, cam sensor, crank sensors (b...

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1998 Audi A4 2.8L all gears \ VIN: WAUGD68D8W
most likly cause was assumed to be harness problems also was sent pn # for erricson industrys ( zf rebuilder etc ) [...] If i get definate answer will post it. The shop that i was helping w this problem dicussed situation with owner ---( they were able ...
1997 BMW 740i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF8328V
Thanks to all replies to my post.As I am still waiting for the customer to bring back for repair after holidays and doesn't show up as yet. I will post the fix when he brings back.Thanks again for very good information that you all have given. Since it's been ... Trouble codes: P1174 (Air Flow Meter), P1175 (Air Flow Meter).
1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L ignition VIN: 1G6CD5337L
thanks to everyone for the great advice.the problem turned out to be the nuetral switch bolts had backed out and was alowing the switch to move and thats why when you moved the shifter sometimes it would crank.sometimes not.but anyway that was the problem.than...
1996 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L L.F speed sensor VIN: FG5RT76774
Norman and Bob were correct. We ran #7 plug wire right on top of sensor wires and likely induced some electrical noise into ABS module via lf sensor wiring. We would have thought with that going on you would see the l.f sensor showing 480 mph with all others a...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor performance VIN: 1GCEK19R7W
Many of the replies I recieved said to recheck fuel pressure and volume. Fuel pressure and volume appeared to be correct. I still suspected fuel pressure so I borrowed another shops pressure gauge. My gauge was reads 6#'s higher than there gauge. I replaced th...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GCHK23192
Thanks for all of the replies, and after thinking about the problem over the weekend I came to the same conclusion that the BCM and the ECM had not communicated the password for the pass key system. PErforming a relearn of the passkey system solved the problem... Trouble codes: P1631 (Theft deterrent fuel enable signal not correct).
2001 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L Suspension VIN: 1B46P45R01
this is for sure a common problem 30 replies 29 say sway bar bushings thank you very much it fixed the problem
1992 Eagle Talon 2.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4E3CS445R8
Dear Fellow Techs, I have not fixed this vehicle as of yet. We have been very busy and with the Holidays, had to put it on the back burner. I appreciate the relpies I received. Most said to recheck the computer and/or the ignition switch. I did go back over al...
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTHF26H7K
Hello group, Well this truck is FINALLY fixed.I stated earlier that I tried to check for an internal vacuum leak before, but the engine was hot and it was difficult to keep my hand in the area where the PCV valve is at. So the other morning I decided to check ...
1995 Ford Contour SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP67L5S
Thanks to all who replied. We found that the tech was running the test in 'fast mode', when we ran it in 'slow mode' we go a different set of codes. This led us to vacuum leaks. We repaired and so far the light has not come back on. Trouble codes: 539 (accs input to pcm).
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L battery draw VIN: 1FMFU18L1V
Thanks for all the responses. fixed water leak , sunroof drain tubes plugged and replace fuse box, gem module and cleared air bag battery code.Waited 45 min with meter hooked up and draw was at 57 ma so all is well. Mike [...]
1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L radio
After Thouroughly checking all leads I pulled the radio and checked for power at Ckt 137 & 1000 there was no voltage at either yet the radio stays on so I must assume that the radio is shorted inside as Sajeesh suggested. By the way alldata says fuse 29 is hot...
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5246X
Alot of you techs out there knew exactly what was the problem on the vehicle. Everyone gave some really good suggestion to where to look for the problem. Bullutin 3-16-01 provided the correct repair for the problem the vehicle had. What it was is Ford vehicle ... Trouble codes: P0171.
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FAFP13PAX
Ok you guys! Again I have been helped by some smart Tecs!I got mail telling me to vaccum the system and replace thermostat again!Good Ideas but the fix was a thermostat housing. There is a check valve in the housing that bypasses the thermostat.We ordred an ne...
1995 GMC Yukon SLE 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GKEK13K0S
First, thanks to all who replied to my post. While I had already tried most of the suggestions, it made me focus on the basics. I had been replacing the failed pumps with a new GM 'module' which really gave me no opportunity to examine the failed pump because ...
2000 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L starter VIN: 1GTHG35R0Y
thanks everyone for you help. problem is fixed. found problem to be with a shorted neutral safety switch. after replacing it vehicle no longer had the problem
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Windows, Door Lock VIN: 1GKDT13S12
Well the fix was another Passenger Door Module! The 1st. one must have been a defective! I tripled checked all wires for opens, power & grounds ect. Installed new module & programmed it. Everything is working! Thanks to all who helped in replies & to iATN! IAT...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Engine Timin VIN: IJ4GW68N4X
Hi everybody, thanks for Tom [...] who sent me by e-mail the procedure of adjusting the timing chain, all is well. Best regards.
1998 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L alternator belt VIN: JM1BC1418W
Wow; I received 11 replies from all over the U.S. as well as Australia, Canada, and Trinidad, phenominal! I thank each of you for your help. I have not yet gotten the car in to work with again and after I do it will take several months until I know whether I...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28Y61
Sent vehicle back to dealer to have PCM replaced, (7yr.,70,000).After much conversation with them they finally replaced it. We are now receiving commands to the IMRC. Runs great now except for an occasional #1 misfire code at idle. I suspect we may still have ... Trouble codes: P0301 (1cyl. misfire), P1518 (IMRC Not closing when commanded to. Low voltage from ECM to IMRC actuator.).
2003 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Transfer Case VIN: JN8AZ08W13
Thank you Douglas [...]. you do need to use the Kent Moore J-Tool This tool fits over the lip of the seal to allow smooth installation. That was not the only problem though. The CVT breather tube was plugged from the factory. I noticed the air pressure behind the ...
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Stall VIN: 1G3AG53MOR
Thanks for the sugestions.I unpluged the torque and tryed blocking the egr as some sugessted.Did a complete check of previous work.Cust did not want to go any further at this time. If she returns i will update.Thanks again this is a great system
2001 Other Chrysler All Amreican 5.9L Alternator VIN: 1BABNCPA42
It sounds like everyone is having this problem. I am not alone.Blue Bird does not claim to have a problem. To start with, I will have to get out my Henry Aaron Louisville Slugger and get the drivers to shut the fans off. We have already used the 70 Amp diodes ...
1988 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L front brakes VIN: WP0HB0919J
although many replies were walking me through checking the basics, pads, calipers, tires, brake booster, etc., peter (pete993) hit the nail on the head.the rear brake pressure valve was defective. many thanks to all-russ [...]...
2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L No Start VIN: 4T3ZF13C92
the toyota sienna is fixed!. thank you jason for your repy about the onboard anti-theft system, i did check to see if this car is equipped with it but it does not have an anti-theft system, it does however have keyless entry. thanks you jack from southern cali...
1994 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSC81H2R
Thank you all for your help it was a congolmerate of problems with this car. First the ground wires under the battery tray were corroded. The ECM & Coil were also burnt out & needed to put on factory ignition wires (aftermarket kept arking). With all repairs c... Trouble codes: 00515 (Cam circuit problem).
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 3VWRF81H6W
Well, the customer did not have the vehicle fixed. I had many replies, and it seems if all checks out and still no boost then a sooted intake is the most likely cause. I checked a factory bulletin on this and it states any more then 10mm of soot is not good. S... Trouble codes: 00575 (boost pressure control difference), 00553 (air mass implausible reading).
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L oil pan
Hi guys, first thanks to all who replied.All replies were very helpfull.One of you was surprised about 2000 Tdi Passat - yes here in Europe we have B5 and B6 TDis since its production started in 1998.We have a lot of 1.9TDI engine variants - 66kW 74kW 77kW 81k...
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