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1998 Audi A4 2.8L trans VSS G38 VIN: WAUED28D0W
Hello again all. This is my brother's car but it has me stumped. Shortly after bottoming the car and cracking the engine oil pan and denting the trans oil pan, the transmission stopped pulling normally and went into limp mode. Fixed 4th (?) gear, all the indic...
1992 BMW 735i 3.5L Suspension VIN: WBAGB4319N
This vehicle is equipped with Electronic Damper Control (EDC) has anyone replaced these with standard struts in the front? What happens to the light on the dash? Also what parts did you use?
1996 Buick Regal 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, hard start VIN: 2G4WB2M1T1
I did lower intake manifold gasket on this vehicle a week ago and everything ran fine, the customer came back in yesturday complaining that the vehicle was hard to start would run rough, would drag down on cold acceleration. I hooked up the Tech2 and no codes....
1998 Buick Regal 25th Anniversary Edition 3.8L Left front turn signal VIN: 2G4WF5212W
Hi Techs. This Regal has an intermittent problem with the left front signal. When problem occurs the rear bulb flashes very fast (like if a bulb was out). The front is dead. Looking at the diagram in Mitchell, the day-time running module is involved.The wire f...
1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Interior lights and keyless entry system VIN: 1G1YY23P5P
Hi Folks, I am thinking of booking myself into the funny farm on this one. Car came in for battery going flat overnight. Isolated problem to interior lights staying on all the time. Cured problem by repairing grounded white wire. Now the problem starts with in...
1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W6R
Hey everyone..We've got this s blazer that will not start after sitting all night in 20 degrees or colder temps. cranks fine. check computer history no codes present. Thought coolant temp sensor was not working but scan tool indicated identical to outside temp...
1996 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBDM19W2T
vehicle trys to correct for rich condition until cel comes on for codes.has new gm pump and sender and fuel pressure is still high.removed return line and ran into gas can and installed new pressure line from sender to connection at back of cylinder head-no ch... Trouble codes: 172 (rich condition bank 1), 175 (rich condition bank 2)
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Lower Ball Jt VIN: 1GNCT18N6V
Greetings, GM guys; hope someone can help me out here... The situation is that this vehicle is just about to go out of an aftermarket warranty (less than 1000 miles left). The warranty company paid to have both of the lower ball joints replaced just over 1 ye...
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L drl VIN: 1GNDM19W5X
DRL's do not come on & lights do not come on automatically at night. I have checked all fuses & relays, scanned body controls with Genesis & found no codes.Lights seem to work fine otherwise.
2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L steering
Dear Friends, Got a Chevy van that vibrates from about 25 mph on up to highway speeds but only under acceleration mild or heavy. It began, according to the customer when we replaced the struts, shocks and the left outter tie rod end. I have checked everything ...
2002 Chevrolet Gruman P30 6.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 5B4KP42Y42
I'm not sure where to start with this. I have no DTC's. The truck runs terrible. It's blowing black smoke...Running heavily rich and the idle continuously surges. Any Idea for a starting point?
2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L fuse box VIN: 1GNDX03E92
we just want to know if antbody has had a similiar problem with a chevy venture,we have a problem with the under dash fuse box, any movement with the box and the van starts to run bad and or stall. we've replaced all the pigtails from the fuse box to about 18"...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L outside temp VIN: 1GND513S12
hello gm techs.this trailblazer came in with some shift lock problems i was able to solve, but the ambient temp reads (Ice possible), I tried to locate the temp sensor on top of the radiator. That's were mitchell said it was, disconnected it but no change. I d...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 4.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTEF25Y1T
Hello everyone, This truck has been giving us fits for the last month or so. Every time we get the truck in the shop off the wrecker or go to look at it seem to be okay. Recently stalled while driving and would not restart. Found no spark condition with no sig... Trouble codes: P0320, P0420, P0232
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1FALP52VXT
hey all. this tarus has a shifting problem. when the car goes into overdrive and then you come down to a stop, the car seems to slip between gears, once you stop i can put the trans in neutral and can fell the trans pull then it goes to neutral, put it back in...
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52UOW
car came in check engine light on. code p0340 present went through diagnostic (variable reluctance type).checked wiring, no shorts or resistance out of spec. checked sensor at pcm by back probing harness using dvom, sensor test good (voltage varies more than o... Trouble codes: P0340
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Heat VIN: 1FAFP53U5X
Hello fellow techs. Here's a real headscratcher! The car came in for a belt noise. We changed the water pump and replaced the belt which solved the noise problem, however, the customer complained of no heat after the repair. We verified the complaint and have ...
2002 Ford Mustang 3.8L Surge VIN: 1FAFP444X2
This mustang has a returnless fuel system. The vehicle surges after convertor locks up, light to med on throttle, lower speeds 30-45. Pretty much when the car is underload at light to med. throttle. What I need to know is what the fuel pressure should be doi...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Surge VIN: 1FTWW33P33
Need a hand with this one. Vehicle will surge, quite bad at any speed. 20, 30, 40, etc, all the way up to 70. Holding the gas pedal steady, engine surges up and down all by itself. At the bottom of the rpm, most of the time you hear a pop sound, then the rpm g...
2001 Infiniti QX4 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNRDR07Y71
Been fighting a recurring P0430; both Downstream O2s are new from Nissan per TSB, At this mileage it seems unlikely that the cats are out. Just wondering if any of you Infiniti guys now of a reflash or other item I'm unaware of or can give me a heads up on wha... Trouble codes: P0430 (Catalyst Eff. low)
1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JN25GH5W
sprayed carb clean and can not find any other vacuum leaks. sorry if I forgot something this is my first time doing this. thanks Trouble codes: 171 (bank 1 system lean), 174 (bank 2 system lean)
1986 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1JCHL7829G
Hi everyone: This Cherokee runs rich always. I keep getting about 200 mV reading at the signal wire of the O2 sensor. This causes ecm to drive injector rich at about 2.0 ms pulse width. CO fluctuates at between 3.5%-5% at idle always. Revving engine at 2000 ca...
1990 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2J4FY19E5L
hi everyone. i have this 90 jeep with a problem when cold. it will stall out when you loosing spark or fuel. will return to idle and run normal if you let off gas at this time.this only happens within the first few min. of running and only if the ou...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L driving lights VIN: 1J4GW48SX4
We are installing a factory driving/fog light kit in this 04 Grand Cherokee and cannot find the wiring harness for the light sensor on top of the dash. We have removed the top trim panel with the small speaker covers and installed the light sensor but cannot l...
2004 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L drive shaft VIN: 1J4FA39S04
hello Jeep guys, i have this 04 Wrangler X. it is my personal car, and i have this weird click/clunk from the drive line on accel. as the drive line loads up there is a click or clunk, seems from the rear. jeep dealer replaced the rear drive yoke, and the u-jo...
1996 Lexus SC300 3.0L mil VIN: JT8CD32Z0T
I have this Lexus here with a P0402 excessive EGR. It occurs with engine cold (when EGR is not activated) and at highway speeds. From reading posts I believe that the ECM monitors for this code under 100F and at highway speeds. Well I am unable to duplicate th... Trouble codes: P0402 (Excessive EGR Detected)
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22C3X
car was towed in. no fuel, no spark. shot car with ether in throttle body. car keeps running, does not turn off. we previously replaced coil. coil is good. please help.
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L blower motor VIN: WDBEB33DOH
vehicle came in with inoperational blower motor,fuse in fuseblock was found to be burnt,replaced fuse but blower motor not working,blower motor will work when power is put direct,no power at the fuse block,mitchell on demand has no information on this vehicle
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Misfire VIN: WDBJH82F7X
Calling all Mercedes experts: I try to stay away from these because I see so few. The car is a 1999 320 4x4 wagon. We got a call from Bob over a month ago; he had just come from the dealer with an estimate for 6500 cocos for an AC repair. He asked my wife if ... Trouble codes: P0300 (ramdom misfire), P0304 (misfire), P0305 (misfire), P0306 (misfire)
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWFT603XX
We have a 99 cougar with a 2.0 DOHC engine came in with a no start. we checked codes and got 2 codes p1380--Camshaft position actuator - cicuit malfunction and p1381--Camshaft position actuator, bank 1 - timing over advanced. we pulled the cover and checked ti... Trouble codes: P1380, P1381
1992 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L No Start, Hesitation VIN: JN1FU21P7N
Engine floods when attempting start. Can start by removing fuel pump fuse. Slow rev from idle to about 2500 rpm then quick rev to redline. Roadtest performance ok at high rpm, poor acceleration at lower rpm.
1982 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale Brougham 5.7L routing VIN: 1G3AY69N9C
I need the 5.7 injection pump firing order including the direction of rotation and position of the number one line. There is no 12 or 6 oclock position. I also need to be sure that the information includes if the firing order is from a view facing the vehicle ...
1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Surge VIN: 1G3AJ54N0L
Eating my Lunch. Hello Gm Techns, I need help on this fine oldsmobile, This condition only comes on during close loop operation intergator at about 79-110, block learn 113, suring very badly only in close loop, Fuel presure is okay, no leaking fuel regulator, ...
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L automatic door locks VIN: 1G3WH55M6R
Hi everyone, Customer just purchased a 94 olds that automaticaly locks the doors when the car is put in drive and she would like that feature disabled, I don't have a wireing diagram for this car and was hoping that someone would be able to tell me which wire ...
2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L engine VIN: 1GHDX13E31
This van will use oil on long trips at highway speeds,but driving around town it will not.the lady went on a trip to ohio the van used a quart & half of oil.she filled it up drove around town for a week checked oil before leavingthe oil was still full,came bac...
2000 Other European 4WD 4.6L 3-4 shift VIN: FALLPAMD3X
To all Range Rover experts. Our local transmission rebuilder is on his knees and here is why: The transmission (4HP24) will only change from 3 to 4 above 80kmh in high range. Select low range and there is no problem. There are no fault codes and so far they re...
1990 Plymouth Acclaim 2.5L low power VIN: 1P3BA46K6L
This car came in from another garage who told customer that it needed a fuel pump. Cheched fuel pressure and found it to be very high Repaired restriction in return line and retested and found it to be within specs even under load customer had no recolection o...
1990 Pontiac Sunbird LE 2.0L Blower Fan VIN: 152JB54HXR
Dear Friends, I have been working on this problem for two days now and just cannot understand where to turn next. This vehicle came in when it was very very cold and the blower fan for the room heater was not working, I gave power to the motor and found out th...
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Starts & Dies VIN: 1G2WP521XW
My problem is when ignition turned on Fuel pump comes on and fuel pressure is perfect. When started ecm shuts of 12 volts on ecm pin #39 Lt Grn circuit 497 to fuel pump speed control relay. Fuel pump shuts off and engine dies, and the minute engine dies relay ...
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3EF48K41
Saab experts, Need some help with this Saab, Code P0455 EVAP gross leak. Should be simple to fix...I checked for leaks with a EVAPro 2000, no leak found. I checked the hoses from the manifold to the purge solenoid, OK. I run the EVAP integerity test (using Te... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Gross leak)
1997 Saturn SL 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZFS286V
This car came in with a p1404 egr pos. error. The valve had extensive carbon buildup. It was open 12% with .88 V on the pos. sensor wire. Cleaning it did not lower the voltage. After replacing the valve, it was open 7% with .76 V on the pos. sensor wire. Accor... Trouble codes: P1404 (egr pos. incorrect)
1998 Saturn SL1 1.9L Engine oil in coolant VIN: 1G8ZH5284W
This car came in at 80,000 miles with engine oil in the coolant. The head gasket was replaced. The car went approxmently 10,000 miles and it's back pushing oil into the coolant again. The strange thing about this is there doesn't seem to be coolant in the oil....
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L timing belt VIN: 4S3BG685XT
does anyone have a picture or diagram i can print of timing marks position? thanks
1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L engine, cooling system VIN: 4S3BD6755T
came to us with complaint of overheating. performed pressure test and chemical block test. both negative. cooling fans operating normally. replaced thermostat. roadtested thirty miles. overheated after 25miles. performed block test again. (this is a chemical t...
2000 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L No Start VIN: JF1GM6756Y
hi techs, here is the problem. We just installed a "AVO" brand turbo charger in this impreza, it required us to add an aftermarket computer so that it will communicate with the OE computer. We follow the procedure step by step and finally try to start it. No i...
1995 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L rear tailgate power window VIN: JT4VN36H7S
Hi there.First time posting something so here goes! I have very little info available for this problem. Light on dash(been on for several months)which says "back door"is on.Tailgate window goes down with switch and electric lock,but when attempted to lift, con...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L left rack boot VIN: 4T1BF22K5V
Toyota Techs, I replaced left rack boot with one from Toyota last april & it ruptured again. Looks like it fills with fluid & then ruptures in the middle of the boot. This my daughter's car & they are low on money at the moment so I am posting this to see if t...
2001 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L A/C inop VIN: JTEHA05310
This veh starts and runs very well but the main prob is the AC system is not working and the RPM signal is not present in dash, I think is because the AC pulse generator from the Injection pump is not connected to the ECM. As you could verified this vehicle wa...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 3VWSE29M9X
car was towed in for no start after son took it to high school auto shop to check why check engine lite was on / they were unable to get communication with scan tool / then car would not start after trying to access codes / we replaced ecu and car now starts b... Trouble codes: P0327
2000 Volvo S70 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy, Lacks power, sluggis VIN: YV1LS61J6Y
Customer states vehicle lacks power and is sluggish. Customer installed new fuel filter. We tested vehicle and found code P0327. Tested code diagnostics, checked wire from a46 to knock sensor and tested wire a64 to knock sensor. also, we tested knock sensor wi... Trouble codes: P0327

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2000 Audi S4 2.7L Engine VIN: WAUDD68D6Y
The fix was to replace the plugged suction jet pump (plastic y- pipe near the back of the intake manifold). The small port was plugged right up, and this port acts as a venturi to make the suction pump work. The suck pump is about 3 to 4 inches long, with 2 ha...
1998 BMW 328i 2.8L brake light failure VIN: WBACD4321W
most replies suggested replacing the brake light switch or the tail light housings / we replaced switch and left housing and seems to be fine thanks for the help
1997 Buick Regal LS 3.8L ABS amber lamp on and TC disable light VIN: 2G4WB52K1V
After getting my wits together the next morning and reading information from my replies I decided to do a harness check on every connector and pull them apart and check the terminal crimps and weather packs. After tighting up the terminals at the controller fo...
1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L service engine soon and airbag lights on VIN: 2G4WB52K5X
Thanks to everyone who responded. The owner of this car took it to a smog place and they couldn't fix it. Then they took it to a place called Dwayne's Automotive where the code was cleared with a Tech 2 Scan Tool. The light is now out. Thanks, Rick [...].
1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Anti Theft VIN: 1G6KD54Y7X
Thanks for all the replies Everyone sent me in the right direction.The wires that go to the tumbler were broken i had to replace the tumbler and had two new keys with chips made. Custumer didnt Want To By Pass I Offered That Option.
1969 Chevrolet nova 250CID Mechanical VIN: 1G3K4124FR
I would like to thank the gentleman that advised me to use s10 spindles on my 69 Nova as a disc brake con version.He told me to use a die grinder to slightly enlarge the lower ball joint hole to install the s1o ball joint. The top ball joint fit right in with ...
1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19K1R
after testing and exploring many ideas and suggestions from iatn members we reluctantly rebuilt (with all new parts) the reman dist we installed and fixed the problem. thanks to all that helped.
1994 Chevrolet G30 Chevy Van 5.7L Electronic VIN: 1GBJH32KXR
Customer returned today and I checked gounds like most of you said, voltage drop on negitive circuit from battery to alternator was 1.50V to much. Alternator output was 13.10V to low. Ran jumper wire from alternator housing to battery negitive terminal, Altern...
1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L ignition switch - neutral safety switch
Thanks to the members who replied. Almost all of you said to re-check all grounds or wiring from switch to starter. After finding nothing with the grounds again, I started at the ignition switch checking wiring right to the starter. I found the van had an anti...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L hyd lifter VIN: 4G1JF32T8T
Sorrty i did not close the post correctly. The fix was that the machine shop did not correctly perform the valve job.
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 4whd VIN: 1GNDT13W9T
kudos to roy from indiana. the harness connector going into the encoder motor was completely corroded. i repaired terminal ends and everything's okay. thanx guys and especially roy.
1996 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1G1LD55M4T
After charging battery today we made a attempt to start this car and it did start after holding pedal to the floor. car ran very bad and excessive noise(clattering) lifter/rocker noise. We kept car running and I removed the oil fill cap and noticed that one of... Trouble codes: P0300.
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L warning lights, temp, gauge and running lights VIN: 1G1JC5245V
Had some real good suggestions to my problem, I failed to inform that I had already checked a/c voltage and charge rate of electrical and performed loaded ground drop test on circuits, I had not known about the ground at the battery tray, I cleaned and voltage...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L air box VIN: 2GCEK19T81
this was an easy one because of this network. mod didn't have this bulletin and everyone else did it seems. you can't trust anything these days. the fix was to repair the gasket fromheater box to firewall and fill it with rvt. a terrible design flaw up here in...
1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3HH46TXR
After completely uncovering the wiring harness, no poor conections could be located. Cleaned all ground connections on chassis and engine. Replaced a/c pressure sensor and connector supplied by dealer, data on the scanner appeared correct, rad fan did not cycl...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EL56R62
The EGR sensor on top of the EGR Valve was the culprit. It is a one piece unit located in a semi difficult area. My Thanks to all who responded. Iatn ROCKS Trouble codes: P0404 (egr position sensor rationality failure).
1990 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Updated pump VIN: 1B7GG26X3L
Once again thanks for all the help. As stated before it was determined through the input shaft and PK # that I had a lock up t/c. As for the 'box-o-parts' that came with the pump, it was explained in instruction sheet #[...] that was in with the new pump ki...
1993 Dodge W350 5.9L pwr. brakes VIN: 1GFT543H76
I ended up replacing vacuum pump and got improved readings right away, but still felt volume of vacuum was low on repeated low speed parking lot manuvers so I also installed a vacuum reservoir---50.00 from a speed shop along with new hoses. I could then get a ...
1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start VIN: IP3ES27C0S
hello everybody well richard from texas hit it right on the nose wiring to crank sensor was all melted together and to all who said crank sensor was under alt was right.I replace pig tail to sensor and she started right up. I was looking at a book that show ...
1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1P3ES47C5S
Hi guys. Sorry for the late fix report but I wanted to be sure it was fixed. I had some extra time on my hands so I went at it again. After the car sat for a few days, I now have injector pulse on all 4 cyls. with no. 2 being erratic intermittently, but it sti...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
Thanks for all the replys. Most centered on either the crank sensor or the fuel pump/relay. One talked about a poor connection in the harness behind the alternator. A scan showed no codes. I did the wriggle test with no results. I replaced the crank sensor and...
1994 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Cuts out VIN: 1FTEF25N9R
I had to bug my customer to go drive up to the ski hill for a conclusive test run.I wanted to close this one with a fix and we have the truck fixed,finally!!!The mass air flow sensor was the culprit and I did try cleaning the old one as a few of you suggested ...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L cruise control VIN: 1FTCR14X9R
The fix was in fact the amplifier. After exhaustive checking and double-checking i decided to call ford and see if I had the right part (thinking it maybe wrong but looked the same). The number on the box was correct but the part number on the amp crossed to a...
1995 Ford F-150 Special 4.9L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTDFY1SLB
hey guys...we fixed the problem by replacing the speedometer cluster...thanks for all the input
1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3FASP11J8T
thank you to everyone who helped. it was the egr solenoid. and we had also found the purge valve to be bad also. thanks.
1996 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L No Start
The Stroke is running. Thanks to all who replied will e-mail each individually with details. Everyone had excellant suggestions. The problem of the no start turned out to be the injector control pressure sensor was sending inaccurate signal to ECM. This sensor...
1996 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FALP6635T
Thanks again for all the info. I had already figured on the MAF but I didn't know how the PCM got the BARO info. What I ended up doing was killing the BAT power for 10 mins. I also pulled the MAF to check out. I removed the plate covering the back side of the ...
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L MIL Lamp on
Thank you all for your response's. i went in monday morn, and rechecked for vacum leaks . there was none. I took a barometric reading and it was 30.1 - MAF sensor was showing 24.4. even though the MAF scoped just fine (signal,freq,volt's) The baro portion of t... Trouble codes: P0171 (System lean Bank 1), P0174 (System lean bank 2).
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L hard start in a.m. VIN: 1FMZU35P3W
waited for customer to retuen with vehicle finally recieved order part the idle control followed some advice on testing coolant temp sensor in relation to idle air control found that the idle air control sticking ... replaced and waited for car to get cold by ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21F4X
I am going to call it a fix. The customer has put 500 miles on the truck, all express way with no problems. I would like to thank John [...] who supplied the Ford spec. of 6' Hg at WOT as max. What I did to fix the truck was remo...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA5144X
I Ordered A Used PCM. Installed It Had Spark Now But Would Not Start. Had To Take Vehicle To Ford And Have PCM Programed For The Vehicle And Theft Programed. The Vehicle Starts And Runs Fine Now. Only Thing I Could Figure Is PCM Would NOt Make A Good Enough Gr...
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L high idle VIN: 1FMNU41S6Y
The IAC motor was stuck alright.Vehicle spent alot of time in northern BC.IAC had a nice layer of dirt inside.cleaned it out and it works fine. Tapping on it didnt help.KOEO test showed no codes,but during test idle went up to around 1800 rpm but no lower than...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L dipstick tube VIN: 1FMYU04161
Thanks for all the replies. Yes there is supposed to be a rubber grommet in the transmission. Once we installed the grommet it took care of all the leaks. Thanks.
2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L Alignment VIN: 1GTHG35U13
We received 5 replies in answer to our issue 2 reported that they had hit idler and pitman arms that required replacement as well, only one had had to replace upper ball joints.The other three mentioned alignements were comon on these as well,after we replaced...
1994 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCE1827R
it seemed the problem changed from no injector pulse to no spark which a new igniter seemed to fix
2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4th gear VIN: KMHJF35F3Y
Apparently this is a common problem with this car. There are TSBs and procedures to test the end play in the fourth gear clutch pack (not to mention it can be serviced without removing the tranny) However, the customer could not afford repairs of this nature, ...
1999 Infiniti I30 3.0L No Start VIN: JNKCA21A5X
Thanks for all the replies. THe security system was not an issue as suggested w/ 1 reply. I was not able to complete the repair due to the customer not wanting to go any further with it.
1990 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHY1745M
Many suggestions, all of which I had already acted on prior to receiving them, and others that I followed. Recently, Ken [...] suggested forcing a limp home condition by disconnecting the MAF. This didn't result in lowering my inj. pulse width of 33 ms. This le...
1992 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ78S1N
Most of the replies were crank sensor as these seem to be a problem. Joe and Gary both mentioned TPS. Checking that reading on the times it would not start showed a throttle opening of 80%, when it would start it would read 10-20%. I replaced the TPS and vehic...
1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L clutch VIN: 1J4FJ68S4P
thank you for all your help. I am 99% sure this jeep is fixed. what I had to do is install a new chrysler clutch assembly. I don't know why, but this jeep seems to like factory parts. I have used aftermarket clutch parts in other jeeps with no problems. After ...
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