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2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Master cylinder VIN: WBAFB33571
Hello Group: Customer complaint: "Brake pedal sinks" When you apply the brake pedal lightly...Pedal sinks almost all the to the floor. When applied hard it holds. JUST LIKE A BAD MASTER CYLINDER!! We replace the master cylinder & we bleed the system, GT1 show...
1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L tcc VIN: 1G4CW52L4R
Hi to all group members. I have a 95 Buick Park Ave that has a code PO740 TCC circuit problem that after 5 hrs. work I can't fix. I have done the normal ground and power checks, and run the flowchart in MOD several times and find nothing wrong. The problem is ...
2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB55K21
Customer states SES light came on appox 2 weeks ago. Tested for codes - P1404 EGR 2 position error. No drivability problems. Test results: ECM closed voltage shows .37 on scanner (snap on modis). Info I have says this should reset to match closed voltage of EG... Trouble codes: P1404 (EGR Position error/EGR clsd perf.)
1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: IG6CD53B1P
diag. tree unclear after unhooking tps, value on the on board system does not change stays at 24.5 tps hooked up or not, alleged known ecu put in and tps replaced prior, along with idle controller, any ideas please help Trouble codes: 26 (tps sensor)
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L no-charge VIN: 1G6KD54Y9W
Hello all, first thanks for taking the time to read this post. We have in our shop a 98 deville that is having a charging system problem. We are not getting the full signal from the inst. cluster to the trigger on the alternator. We have surface voltage but as...
1996 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L ride control VIN: 1GCHK3356T
dear 4x4 tech i have a nightmare here cust have big pu 3500 1 ton the pu high very high tall about 6f tall cust state that he test 4x4 once it work lastmonth he took it for a trip with trailer about 7000lb he stuck on the softsand when he try to turn around wh...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 2GCEK19MOV
Hello,I Just installed gm rem. trany because of a no shift out of 2nd gear. I think new trany is bad but I need more insight.(I normaly do not do any trany work). New trany will shift fine 1st to 2nd fells like neutral in third if vehicle speed is fast enough ...
1998 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L timing VIN: 2CNBJ136XW
what a pain this one is,vehicle came in two weeks ago and ran poorly sounded like a jumped timing belt so we tore it down and all markes lined up -so we still replaced timing belt and after it would not start,so to make a long story short i ended up puting the...
1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1G1ND52T9W
Just Helping a shop that is down the road, they have a chevy malibu 2.4L that is skipping. # 1 cylinder is not getting fuel,no injector pulse, noid light does not flash. Injector has power, checked ground circuit back to pcm OK. Found a used pcm with the same ...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Electronic VIN: 1GCGK29U2Y
I was just wondering were there common problems with this code--B2725(ACTIVE TRANSFER CASE MODE SWITCH MALFUNCTION). The 4WD light sometimes comes on but most of the time it remains off. The switch works ok. He never experiences any problems. The dealer tells ...
2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03E7Y
good evening techs, i hope somebody can help me with this chevy. the customer came to the shop with the check engine light on. there are no driveability problems.i scanned for codes and got a p1404 (egr closed position performance). using the scanner, i was a... Trouble codes: P1404
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Cuts out VIN: 1GCCS1445Y
this is my driver,owned it about 1 year,it used to backfire while cranking and lightly flood(very intermittently)no codes were set,i replaced the "splitfires"with new plat. tip plugs and borg warner wires about 1 month ago,hasent backfired yet,the problem is i...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L abs sterts to apply around 10mi VIN: 2GCEK19T51
ran test with master tect scanner all tests ok,right wheel sensor ohms low replaced sensor,pedal to strart with wood apply abs every fourth time now applies every time,tsb said ck for rust etc,cleaned other sensors same problem
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Odometer, PRNDL,tow/haul VIN: 1GCJK33102
Fellow tech's: Here's a strange one! The odometer display, the PRNDL indicator, and the tow/haul light do not function. The trans shifts fine and the tow/haul function does work. The speedo works fine also. The customer states they all quit once before and the...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L belt VIN: 1C4GP64L5V
we keep getting this van back with a belt squeal - we first replaced ac compressor - came back 50miles later with belt squeak - replaced harmonic balancer for wobble - back 50 miles later - replaced belt ,tensioner and idler pulley back 50miles later - replace...
1999 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP54L4X
Greetings everyone. I'm very confused with this caravan mil lamp on codes po118 & p1478. With engine at normal operating temp. KOEO, coolant temp voltage is normal 185 degrees 2.4 volts. KOER, coolant temp low 103-111 degrees volts high, 3.9-4.0 volts. With vo... Trouble codes: P1478, P0118
1989 Dodge Dynasty LE 3.0L No Start VIN: 1B3BC5634K
I have not had any experience with Chrysler anti theft systems but I have now . This vehicle has an anti theft system as I understand even without anti theft installed these computers can shut down the injector pulse . I am receiving an injector pulse but it i...
1991 Dodge Dynasty 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B3XC46R4M
Vehicle starts fine cold and runs well without problem. However after approx 30 minutes a small misfire developes, only on acceleration. As the vehicle runs the problem gets worse, to the point where it wont run at all. First impression is that it is running o...
1994 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1B7GL23Y9R
hey chrysler guys. this is a loaded mode emissions test. fails nox at 15 mph limit is 491 ppm and actual is 573 ppm. have repaired code 21 o2 senor. replaced o2 sensor. code has not come back for two days and has been driven. scan data shows that 2.0 % fuel tr... Trouble codes: 21 (o2 sensor)
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L ABS - Brake Warning Light VIN: 1B7GG22X1W
The ABS and brake warning light will come on after the engine is running or with the key in the on position in about 5 minutes, this is a RWAL system, with my OTC Genysis I was able to access the CAB, there are no codes stored so I suspect the scan tool is abl...
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L long crank time when cold VIN: 1B7HG38N32
Hey all, got a problem child here. First start in morning or even after sitting for an hour or so, get a real long crank time 7 to 12 seconds before start up. After it starts, will restart with no delay unless it sits for a while. I thought fuel pressure drop ...
1995 Eagle Talon ESi 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4E3AK44Y9S
Good day! Hope yours is going better then mine. I have been fighting this vehicle for a few days now. Your help will be greatly appreciated. I have a horrible rolling idle. The first thing I did was clean the iac and tp. Found a small vac leak and fixed that.... Trouble codes: P0412, P1294
1996 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L SIR light VIN: 1FALP74W2T
Hey, fellow techs! I have a customer with a 1996 Crown Vic with an air bag light flashing code 12... the horn and cruise work fine, and I can't access the system with my MODIS... Does anyone have this DTC descripton and/or flow chart?! Thank you in advance for...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF18W3X
Thanks To All In Advance. This Truck Was Refered To Us By Another Shop With EVAP Codes. They Replaced The Canister & Canister Vent Solenoid. EVAP Codes Still Present. We Tested It Out & Found A Leak At Line By Canister Purge Valve -- Repaired That Leak & Now S... Trouble codes: P1451 (EVAP System Vent Control Valve Fault), P0443 (EVAP System Purge Control Valve Fault), P0231 (Fuel Pump Sec Circuit Low)
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L4X
Thanks in advance for taking the time to help me. I have dealt with these ford coil problems many times before, but this one has me stumped. It misfires under accel and cruise but it doen't seem to come from one cylinder. If I disconnect the egr, it gets alot ... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA524OX
checked "tsb" found 1 on this. it said to change left valve cover,intake gaskets and flash the pcm. i was wondering if anyone has run across the same problem and tried this fix??if so,was it sucessful??? any help would be appreciated! Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L starter VIN: 1FAFP34P6Y
hi techs , replaced sterter on a 2000 focus,now when you turn the key it doesnt click or anything,even put the old starter back on it was working before just drawing to many amp s so replaced it,i have checked evrything as far as fuses and relays,it has 12 v ...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU16604
Customer complained about vehicle cutting off. Checked codes, only ones were misfire codes, replaced plugs, boots & two coil packs. Vehicle came back after about 30 miles of running great, missing & cutting off again. Had theft code #1260(theft detected, vehic... Trouble codes: 300 (mutiple misfire), 304 (cyl 4 misfire)
2000 Ford Excursion Limited 6.8L Cooling System VIN: 1FMNU43S6Y
Ladies and gents, First time customer came in complaining of overheating. She stated truck loses heat, then temp gauge pegs hot. I drove truck to verify complaint. P1299 is for cylinder head overtemp which comes on at 125C/257F. I felt processor go into FMEM ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Over Drive VIN: 1FM2ZU72E4
With the exception of no overdrive trans works and shifts well. After driving a few milles OD lite starts to flash. Code P0741 stored in memory. Not a lot of help from alldata on this one. can anybody offer a good course of action. Thanks
1997 GMC 6500 3116CC No Start VIN: 1GDJ6H19VJ
We are looking for truck tech help. We have a 3116 cat motor in this dump truck. Problem is it has to crank for 1 1/2 minutes before it will start cold.When it does start it runs rough for A few minutes then it is fine the rest of the day.I know its a fuel pro...
2000 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBJG31F4Y
this truck will act like you shut the key off going down the road,one time it almost stalled coming up to a stop sign, the next time i was going up a hill and it just quit,recorded with scanner,don't see any thing,have pulled on wires,checked fuses,unable to f...
2000 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Temperature control VIN: 1GKFK1GT1Y
Hi, this vehicle has auto climate control in the front and the rear. Had gm dealer scan vehicle for codes (could not get our otc genysis to access atc system), codes present are b0414, b03531. Problem with this vehicle is you have to turn temperature select kn...
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L long crank time VIN: 1GTHK23113
first we are looking for a wiring diagram for this truck our fax number is [...] ok here is what is happening when you go out to start truck first time in morning its takes one to two minutes of crank time before it will start ! it seams like its losing...
1995 Honda Odyssey LX 2.2L abs module VIN: JHMRA1868S
Hello Honda techs, thank you in advance for your help, vehicle came to us with ABS light on in dash. After inspection of system, we found ABS relay missing. Replaced relay and pump operates all the time. Code 1-2 present, we have limited info on test procedure...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Positive battery cable VIN: 1HGEM22934
I have to replace the engine control wiring harness and was looking for some idea of the time allowed for this procedure. This harness covers all engine & transmission functions and enters through the firewall near the glovebox. The positive battery cable was ...
1995 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L key cylinder VIN: 1J4FJ78S0S
Hey guys, need some information from some guys in the memphis tennessee area. I have a customer, who has a college student in memphis. she was broken into and now has a busted key cylinder and ignition switch, shes talked to the dealer and there telling her th...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Current draw VIN: 1J4G258S0V
Hi Folks, This Jeep has an intermittant current draw also turning on some accessories. Testing shows a feedback into the ignition acc. circuit.(Blk/org wire to the ign. switch.) Removing fuse #11 from the junction block eliminates the problem. My diagrams sho...
1999 Lexus IS200 2.0L Central locking VIN: JTDBS18200
Hi We have a 99 Lexus IS200 with remote central locking not working. Central locking works on inside button - so system works ok. Key in door unlocks drivers door but doesn't operate cental locking - we think thats normal. Remote in key doen't lock or unlock ...
1995 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L air ride VIN: 1LNLM81W9S
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Mechanical
car in shop for knock in engine, recently had engine installed at dealer (yr. ago). has slight knock at idle, off idle noise goes away, comes back on decel. more pronounced at upper engine, (plentum, timing cover). our question is there a problem with these en...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1BJ2229X
This is a strange one, at least to me. The car misfires, under load, hot and cold and everywhere in between. A scan with the Snapon scanner said #2 misfire, so, after checking the plug, compression on all four, I went to the coil pack mounted on #2 spark plug....
1982 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBCB20A5C
Hello all, I have a low mileage 300sd turbo diesel that will not run at idle,another tech installed a used injection pump and did not make any reference markings,nor did he time the pump.Is it possible to time this injection pump without the host of special to...
1999 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM58S1X
Hello all, This '99 Sable wagon came into our shop as a "no start" and the engine appeared to be locked. The belt and pulleys were rusty so it hasa been sitting a while. Able to rotate the engine backward with a breaker bar, I pulled spark plugs to find severa...
1997 Nissan Sentra GLE 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4AB41D5V
car came in no start. found that we had no injector pulse did all tests back to ecm found we had no signal out of ecm to injectors. checked all powers and grounds to ecm. found high resistance on ground pin #106. has 61 ohms. replaced pcm. did not fix problem....
1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L Forward Clutch VIN: 1G2NE54N5P
Hello, Looking for some advice on this trans. This is a used car, very clean for the miles. Owner was complaining of a hesitation on acceleration. Verified hesitation on accel and misfire under load. Wet tested the ignition system and found #4 wire arcing out...
1997 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1GHX52K7T4
CAR DIED TURNING IN TO PARKING LOT. WAS HYDROLOCKED ,replaced upper intake plenum. Now just cranks, backfires in intake and tail pipe. Have good compresion,and spark. Could cam sensor cause a backfire? Or did the timing chain jump and if so how come we still h...
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Shifter & ingnition locks won't release by them s VIN: 1G2WJ52M5W
Both the park lock solenoid & steering column electric park lock don't unlock them selves. unless you do it manualy.
2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NV52E1Y
This car was towed in with water in oil. Replaced intake gaskets and flushed engine.That problem is fixed. Now, when started cold, engine misfires on #3 and #4 for about 30 seconds. Sets code every time. Cant find any vacum leaks. Plug wires are new as are the... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4S3DD78N1X
I replaced the head gasket and all went well. As soon as the car was started and running smoothly, it started having a sputter at idle. It will run smooth at idle and about every 5 seconds the RPM will surge down and bounce back up. The car drives just fine do... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67572
I'm confused ! Today a regular customer called to report that his MIL light had come on . I asked him to stop by so that I could retrieve DTC's and determine if it was safe to drive. As I test drove the car I felt that it performed normally so I drew the troub... Trouble codes: P0065 (air assisted injector control range/ performance)
1989 Toyota Celica ST 2.0L No Start VIN: JT2ST65COK
This car has been a real problem with its intermittent no start problem. The car always fails on the customer and rarely for us. The times it does fail for us it never stays dead long enough for us to do any testing. Sometimes you can check for spark and find ...
1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Lamp Out Light VIN: 4T1BF12B4V
The lamp out light comes on when the lights are turned on, but all the lamps are good. I tested the circuit to the lamp out sensor and found one ground wire had no continuity to ground (#12 on circuit). My wiring diagrams are incomplete. I am not able to trace...
2004 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Alignment VIN: 4T1BF32K84
Hello everyone, This is a friends car that has been a great customer for along time. She came too me & asked for my help. I have driven her car several miles. On a smooth road this car will go as staight as you would want it too. You can drive it with one fing...
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGC83A5T
Help Again! Second VW this week with problems i cant solve. Customer swears it stalls while he is driving and must pull to the side of the road and wait about two minutes before it will re-fire. I did find one bad vacuum line and replaced it but the MIL is on ... Trouble codes: P1125 (1 Fuel injector short to ground)
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L windows VIN: WVWMA63B1X
I closed this help request yesterday at lunchtime end of the day the customer picked up the car, she stopped at the door with car and said her window didnt work...turned car off and looked at fuses okay, car now no crank, pushed car in building and now cranks ...
1990 Volvo 760 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1GA8740L
hi every one specialy to the volvo guys i have this volvo one of the mechanics change the engine due to severe over heat we never start the engine before the guy replace the engine [used] the car stars but the check engine was on due to coolant temp sensor mel... Trouble codes: 123 (coolant temp se4nsor)
1995 Volvo 960 2.9L unknown VIN: YV1KS9617S
Hello Volvo people: This 964 has a soft pedal that defies fixing--so far. We bled system for air--no air. Tried new master cylinder (no help--reinstalled old one) We suspect ABS pump--has anyone seen this symptom associated with a bad abs pump? Thanks for any ...
2001 Volvo V70 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1SW61N01
Hi All, Customer just bought this Volvo and now the MIL is on. W/P0171 (system too lean). We have checked it out for vacuum leaks with smoke and propan and none are apparent. We have cleaned the Air Mass Meter however the light returns fairly quickly. My ques... Trouble codes: P0171

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1993 Acura Legend L 3.2L Temp Guage VIN: JH4KA7655P
Thanks for all the responses. The temp sending unit was right where most of you said it was, next to the water jacket on top. I could not see it for the plastic cover on top. The problem was not the sending unit, there was air in the system because coolant was...
1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L Cooling Systems VIN: WAUBA24B7X
This was a typical auction car deal. It wasn't worth doing. Bottom line? I think the heater core has an issue. Maybe the barrrier between the high & low sides is breached?? We'll never know. Thanks for the replies. Thanks for responding. Ned [...]
1992 BMW 325is 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WBABF3312N
thank you very much for 22 reply most of you recommend check and replace water pump wp is good i replace fan clutch and thermostat car run okie now thx a gain for all the help best regard robert [...]
1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L engine/vibration VIN: 1G4CV5211V
I replaced alll the engine monts and the problem was solved. the customer was satisfied that he had his quit buick back in running order. thanks for all the excellent information regarding repairs to the vehicle.
1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L intake VIN: 1G6EL12Y4V
thanks for all the help on this one. special thanks to don [...],and david prokopt and many others. my problem turne...
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L loss of power
Rebuilt the TBI and motor purred like a kitten. had to be the fuel supply pressue. Thanks to all who posted Trouble codes: 44 (lean condition).
1993 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GBDU06D4P
ok found ecm was shorting module in turn module was shorting out coil when ever you connected by-pass connector but sometimes module was not shorting only coil would that is what was throwing me off ! but never the less it was a shorted ECM that was causing th...
1993 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19Z8P
thanks to all that have replied. one reply rcieved was very helpful with a web site that helped verify that this truck needed to be reprogrammed, since my local dealers stated that it did not need to be programmed, www.calid.gm.com a second reply gave me a bul... Trouble codes: 55 (replace ecm).
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L heater output VIN: 1G1JC124XT
I would like to thank every one for there suggestions. Currently the car has made two road trips with no problems. No coolant leaking no codes or driveabilty problems. Customer declines to open cooling system with it working ok at this time. I suspect as sugge...
1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GBJG31R5W
Thanks for all the responses. After going through all of sugestions, one of the other techs found that the singnal from the PCM, on the EST wire, was breaking down. There was no obvious sings of corrosion dammage, as was sugested, but replacing the PCM repaire...
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L daytime running lights VIN: 1B7HC16Y7R
Just got this one back yesterday. Checked the vss and wiring which was fine.Cam [...] was the only one to offer the info that the drl will work on a 20 sec delay if the problem is not in that circuit or module. This sent me in a different direction. I tested ...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L front wipers VIN: 1B4GP44ROT
Thanks to all that helped, most said the BCM was the problem, we were pretty sure of that. Customer decided not to fix when a price tag was added to the repair. Thanks again.
1992 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L Non Engagement VIN: 1FTHE24H4N
Thanks! for all responses. This tranny had the pan caved in, right under the filter sump. The filter was broken around the sump portion. After replacement tranny was still slow to engage, but did, & shifted out just fine. Think the tranny has been oil starved ...
1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Twin Map Lights VIN: IFMDU35P9T
Vehicle is not fixed. Customer declined spending the money to buy a complete unit. Replies indicated that junkyard or ebay would be sources of needed parts, but ebay didn't produce, and junkyards near here don't have any 96 Explorers.
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on, OBD2 OUTPUT VIN: 1FTEE1421V
Customer backed out said the van is not worth fixing. I did check the obd2 fuse and ground, but still got no scanner data/codes. Thanks to all the replies on this one, which we had a chance to fix it. Thank You.
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTSE34F1W
Good Friendas at iATN sorry for this late summary but things goes very different here in my country, sometimes a month is not enough. This system uses engine oil to activate inyectors via a hi pressure pump, oil quality and engine oil pumt were the first matte...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Heat VIN: 1FAFP53U5X
Thanks to all who replied! A thorough flushing of the core seemed to produce much more heat. We think the water pump change must have stirred up debris in the sytem and clogged the core. Thanks again!!
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Hesitation, Stall, squeels VIN: 2FMZA5147X
Thanks for the great suggestions, I pulled out the sycnronizer and it was seized ,replaced it and the problem is solved Trouble codes: P0034.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNW21S4X
It RUNS, Thanks to Travis [...] his infomation about the strategy of this PCM which cuts off fuel in a no start to keep from flooding the cylinders I started looking at the spark control. What I found was #30 fuse in the inside fuse panel which feeds the + sid...
2000 Ford F-150 Lightning 5.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTZF0737Y
Thanks to everyone who replied. I tried everything suggested and nothing appeared to make a difference, yet the customer took the vehicle and would return when the MIL lit. We spoke to him today and still no MIL. Sorry, but if this one is fixed, I am unable to... Trouble codes: 172 (Rich exhaust indication / Bank 1), 175 (Rich exhaust indication / Bank 2).
1994 Geo Tracker 1.6L Timing Belt VIN: 2CNBJ18U7R
Well thank you all for the information that was provided. All advise was good. It helped us in leading us to the problem it had. After running the vehicle in the air withsome one in the vehicle, we found when the clutch was applied, the drive shaft would move ...
1987 Honda Civic 1.5L Surge VIN: JHMEC5820H
Thank you all for the Help! I ran the car with the Fuel Cap Removed I Removed the Sock from the Tank. I filled the Fuel tank. I installed an electric pump in place of the mechanical one and hooked it to a fuel can and pumped out two gals of fuel...I the volume...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L AC compressor VIN: JHNEH9695S
Thanks to all that responded with help. All the information was useful. Special thanks to Grant [...] whopretty much walked me through wiring diagram to relays and what each wire did. The condeser fan relay is energized by the ground supplied from the ECM on t...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L message center VIN: SAJDO01DXY
Hi Guys I have the fix for this car. The expansion tank was replaced by another shop. They just left the plug there and didn't flash the ECM to stop showing the low coolent message. The tank leaks into the sensor and jaguar decided not to fix the trouble, bu...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Stall VIN: 1J4GZ78Y2S
customer declined for us to go further we were fighting and oe alarm system - dcided to take to dealer - thanks to all who replied - this is one of our best tools i have seen yet
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L oil press gauge VIN: 1J4GW5858S
Thanks for the great help. I got several replies including checking with a mechanical gague and checking for a ground in the lower dash but the ground is supplied from the PCM. The fix came from Tim [...] who hit the problem on the head. We watched the voltage...
1992 Lexus SC400 4.0L Radio Fuse #2 VIN: JT8UZ30C7N
Thanks for the 3 responses that I got. Turned out to be the amp in the trunk. I had disconnected what I thought was the power lead but I guess it wasn't. Removed the rest of the leads and the short went away. Now if somone just knows where to get another one o...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L shifting VIN: 1YVGE22C3V
sorry for the late reply, but here it goes. Trans guy removed the trans and found that the chain was 'sort of' sloppy. He thinks the slop in this could have caused a sensor to read this and cause erratic problems. Since fix all is well. Also side note the cu...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA92E7S
We replaced the tube from the EGR valve to the throttle body, it was about 50% plugged on the end that attaches to the throttle body. You need to remove in the intake manifold to get the tube out. We were able to clear the code with a scanner. The method to cl... Trouble codes: 5 (egr inoperative).
1988 Mitsubishi Montero Sport 2.6L jet valves VIN: JA7FJ23F4J
Well guys, it seems thje grneral concencess is that the valves were adjusted wrong or too tight. I know they were at .010 ,So we put in a new set of jet valves thinking that maby the rebuilder left some dirt or something in a passage that I didn't see and they...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.0L left cam VIN: JA4LS31H31
well it looks like we won't be fixing this one. the customer has not owned it long so we don't have any real history on it and she owes about $13k (ouch I think she was takin advantage of). she is trying to see what can be worked out with the seller but I see ...
1995 Nissan Pickup 2.4L battery & brake lite VIN: 1N6SD16YOS
My tech has found the problem with this vehicle. Thank you to all of our IATN friends. We had lots of responses and most of them said bad rebuild alt. Thats what we thought also but after 2 with the same problem we knew it was something else. Mitchell shows a ...
1997 Nissan Pickup 2.4L MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1N6SD11S4V
Thank you all who offered help. I did not fix this vehicle. Customer denied repairs. Our cost for new PCM = $680. Don agreed that it was the PCM. Robert said P1336 indicates that CAM and CRANK are out of sync. That i should graph them and make sure they are. R... Trouble codes: P0335, P1336.
1998 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L 4 th gear VIN: 1NHDL01D7W
Dear Members, I had 6 replies, most of them said temp sensor. I drove trouble car for 3 days, -8 degrees C, with MODIS hooked-up. I had never experienced the problem.I gave back the Altima to customer. He called the next day, he said still delay 4th gear. Afte...
1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Brougham 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3CW54C3L
A BIG Thanks to ALL that replied to this help request. Between the crank sensor and ign mod the problem has been resolved. We finally went below freezing last night, 0, and it started right up. Thanks Again to you all. You're FANTASTIC!
1994 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2G2FV22P1R
As time is ticking away, I decided to close this post w/summary. I received lots of useful information, most of which I had already tried or have since to no avail. There are still a couple of things that need to be checked and given the opportunity I will, bu... Trouble codes: 15 (low coolant temp reading -40).
1994 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L tcc,4th code 80 trans component slippage VIN: 1G2WJ52M0R
Thank you for the replies. We have not had a chance to reschedule this car as our shop has been very busy. We will look at the vss and wiring harness as many have suggested. I will update when vehicle returns. Thank you again for taking the time to reply.
1995 Pontiac Firebird 3.4L tachometer VIN: 2G2FS22S8S
Thank you Techs. The student will change to the proper instrument cluster/tachometer as you requested (for V-6). AE
2000 Saturn LS1 2.2L engine VIN: 1G8JU52F2Y
Hi Gang, I absolutely detest having made a post for help then not being allowed to finish work on the car. As the ambient temperature warmed up in this locale, the noise from this engine stopped. I have always found it pretty hard to hear a noise that does n...
2002 Subaru Forester L 2.5L starter motor VIN: JF1SF63512
thank you group - this car returned to the dealer, where after not being repaired was traded in on a new car.
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