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1999 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WAUCB2DXXA
Hello.I am pulling my hair out on this one.This car has a vibration in low and second gear,it is not a great vibration,but noticable.I originally thought the vibration to be an engine miss,so I started there.replaced plugs,original fuel filter.air filter.altho...
2003 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1G4HP52K23
we have a nice lesabre with no problems other than evap performnce genisys says vacuum excessive. there are no restrictions in any lines to and from canister vent valve, vacuum solenoid. pulled top off trunk no damage and ftp sensor always reads .22 but ftp is... Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent performance)
1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6CD53B1N
I have a good one here!!! This car came in for a no start. You can tell that someone has been working on it before i got it. the starter, alternator, and tuner up has been done. I have proper fuel pressure, but fire is not right. It would one spark one time wh...
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1YY2385L
I'm trying to help an engine shop that did this engine install, but is unable to make it run. On initial cold start, it runs normally. After about 15 seconds or so, it dies, restarts, dies and so on. The longer this scenario goes on, the less time it runs and ... Trouble codes: 43 (Electronic Spatk Control)
1993 Chevrolet C3500 Silverado 6.5L overdrive VIN: 1GCHC33FXP
I Have a 4L80e trans that will not go into overdrive periodically, Had this problem before where I could turn off the engine for 30 seconds and it would shift correcty, or I could unplug the tcm to make it shift. But now that doesnt work anymor. When shifting ...
1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1BL52WXR
vehicle has code 26 present. replaced computer had reprogramed,code came back in one day.checked wiring harness and grounds.checked all sensor voltages.everything checks normal.please help. Trouble codes: 26 (quad driver moduler 1 faut)
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19M1T
This truck keeps setting codes O0172 and P0175. We did a set of plugs and an ignition coil for maintenance. Fuel pressure is in specs and holds great. Here are some numbers from a freeze frame on the P0175 load 3%, coolant temp 198, ST trim 118, ST-1% -7.8, LT... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175 (B2S1 rich)
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Rear seal VIN: 1GCHC23U71
We have an oil leak between transmission and engine. We suspect rear seal and or rear seal housing? Can this job be perfomed without special tools and if so, how?
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L back brakes VIN: 1C3EJ56H5S
We replaced the drums, shoes and complete hardware, when we went to bleed the system we found that once you applied the brake pedal the rear brakes locked up and would not free unless you bleed the wheel cylinder off. We get little very fluid out of the rear w...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP54L6T
Hello everyone. I have a problem that has me stumped for now and maybe someone could help. MIL came on for customer so they brought it in with light out. MasterTech found and displayed code like this 43(P0300) cylinder #3 missfire. Test drove and felt no sympt... Trouble codes: 43 (P0300 with a note cylinder 3 missfire)
2000 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD36J7Y
vehicle returned to us a week ago with the same code present (p0302). swapped out the fuel and ignition components most likely to cause a misfire. no luck, the misfire will always return to cyl. 2. hooked up a portable scope to the injector and coil and road t... Trouble codes: P0302 (cyl. 2 misfire)
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Steering rack/pump VIN: 2C8GP54L71
Hi everybody, Got a strange, grabby pulse with just slightly higher than normal steering effort in the steering wheel at standstill and just off idle in gear, as though the system is low on fluid or cavitating, but I don't see any problems with fluid. The pump...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L No Start VIN: 2C4GP74L52
The Van belongs to a co-worker of ours. It started out doing the no start every once in a while and is slowly getting worse.I put the snap-on scanner on and no codes. When the van is cold it has never done this. After the van is warmed up and driven you stop f...
1995 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KC26C95
I have a 1995 Dodge Cummins Diesel P.U. This vehicle, all of a sudden, decided not to start unless the customer plugged in the block heater. The temp. here in So. Cal. has been in the mid to upper 60's. Testing the vehicles electrical system we found the intak...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L fuel gauge o.p gauge VIN: 3B7KF23D5V
any body know how to test this on the diesel?(oil presure) gauge
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L 5th gear VIN: 1B7MF33D0W
Truck has what is best described as a "rear-end/ring and pinion growling" type noise that is only present in 5th gear. Noise is present constantly in 5th gear but loudest around 40 - 45mph on light decel (just like a typical rear end). After searching the arc...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L turn signals VIN: 2B4GP2431W
This vehicle came to me with no turn signals or hazards. Replaced the turn signal switch and flasher. Did not fix. The turn signals can be made to work by removing the flasher and powering the appropriate terminal. Any help would be grateful. Thanks
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1P4GP44L5X
Hi folks! Van had intermittent stall - came in w/ stalled no start. Had cam & crank sensor codes - not present now. Now vehicle WILL NOT START - no crank - missing ground from PCM to starter relay, replaced PCM w/ used - still no start, but used PCM shows MIL...
1989 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 5.8L #8 Piston VIN: 1F3GE31SH9
Hello. I have here an 89 E-350 Bus with the 351 motor, and it was brought in for a tune-up. Tons of blue smoke out of tailpipr, and # 8 cylinder is dead, only 20 lbs of compression. I did a leak down test on it, and you can hear the air escaping through the oi...
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW36F1S
As I stated above all items have been replaced and rectified. Vehicle will not start if parked overnight and block heater is not "plugged in". After I repaired the items stated above I did a test parked overnight with NO block heater plug in. Vehicle cranking ...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FMDU32P2V
Hello Guys! I am working on a transmission that is leaking in the bell housing under pressure. The vehicle came in about 2 weeks ago dumping fluid from the bell housing. We got approval to pull the trans and reseal the pump. The pump o-ring,pump gasket, & inpu...
1998 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L rear diff VIN: 2FAFP74W1W
hey guys-need help! we have a 1998 crown vic that has a very harsh engagement in reverse only if coming from park or neutral. normal engagement from drive to reverse or to drive in any gear. removed rear diff cover and found some slack in the spiders and cross...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Lack of Power VIN: 1FTRX18L9X
Hello; Vehicle came in with SES light on code P0300 random misfire detected. Checked spark plugs and found them worn to a gap of .070 when they should be .050. I replaced spark plugs and boots. Coil over plug design. I replaced the fuel filter it was very rest... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire Detected)
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTSW31912
Truck came in with CEL on & was cutting off, mainly in reverse, replace cam sensor, customer drove about 90+ highway miles & problem returned. Vehicle cuts off in reverse the most, but occasionaly in high gear. Have changed oil, fuel filter, checked wiring-app... Trouble codes: C1284, U1027 (scp data fault for eng rpm), U1262 (sc data fault for j1850 bus), B1352 (ing key in ckt fault)
1997 Geo Tracker 1.6L Drive Cycle VIN: 2CNBJ1364V
This vehicle came in for routine service, including a new battery. Soon after the customer went for State Emission inspection, and failed because not all the OBD II systems had reset to the Ready mode. The customer has driven the car for @ 300 miles both on th...
2000 Honda Civic LX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ6670Y
This car came in last month with a code for the rear sensor. I tested and replaced the sensor, cleared the codes, test drove the car. Came in today with same code, P0135. While performing the flow chart diag, the code for the front sensor came up. All voltage ... Trouble codes: P0135, P0138, P0141
1993 Infiniti Q45 4.5L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JNKNGO1C4P
melted wires at the fuel pump control harness on the white wire in thecontrol module
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L CATS System Fault VIN: SAJDA01D1Y
Looking for help on this one. The vehicle was started with one of the front shocks unpluged. Not the dash display is saying CATS SYSTEM FAULT. I know there is nothing wrong with it but none of my equipment will work on this. Does anyone know how to clear this ...
1991 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ58S1M
2001 Land Rover Discovery Series II SE 4.0L abs VIN: SALTW12471
Rover gurus please help. We performed a front & rear brake service using beck arnley 087-1587 & 088-1346D organic pads. Five weeks later, the truck was in another state at a Rover dealer for window repair (theft of contents) & was given back to the customer wi...
1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L Stall VIN: JT8UZ30L4P
Looking for the location of the fuel pump ECU. Mitchell shows a pic of it behind the seats but no description of location. Alldata says "Located behind the quarter trim panel in the left side of the passenger compartment." and then shows a picture of it back ...
1990 Mazda MPV Cargo 2.6L front crank seal VIN: JM3LV5211L
I have a good customers mpv that has excessive end play on the crank. A good machine shop did the long block for me last month. Van is back with the front seal popped out. We went with a good core crank during the rebuild, so I am asking for help determining t...
1991 Mazda B2600 2.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JMZUF314MO
This vehicle runs very poorly when cold, running rich. Oxygen sensor stays at .8 volts, if we create a vacuum leak it will drop to .12 then goes back to .8 and stays there. As it tries to idle the mil will come on - code 17. This truck runs good down the highw... Trouble codes: 17 (feedback system malfunction)
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L cylinder head torque VIN: 4A3AK44Y6V
I want to verify the torque for the cylinder head bolts; ALLDATA gives me 25 ft-lbs on the center six, then 20 on the outside four, then 50 and 20 for step 2, then 50 and 20 again for step three, and a quarter turn on all. Any confirmation from you Mitsu/Chrys...
1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L efi VIN: JN1RZ26A8L
Won't turn off, starts and runs, no response to key when turning to off position. replaced electrical portion of ignition switch to no avail, unplugged switch when running no response stays running, has anybody seen anything like this, it does not have any rem...
1994 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31D2R
This vehicle has a re-occuring code 32 and 34. Codes were cleared,and retuned within one day. The EGR was removed and inspected, the passages were cleaned. There is a good vacuum supply to the control solenoid, but it does not appear to be switching properly? ... Trouble codes: 32 (EGR function), 34 (knock sensor)
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L extended crank VIN: 1N4BU31D4S
I'm stumped at this time. I have check everything possible, fuel pressure, volume, injector resistance, 10 sec fuel drop, both o2 sensors, cam and crank sensors, cleaned iac valve and checked duty cycle, secondary ignition system replaced, all scan data in nor... Trouble codes: P0325
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNICA31AXY
hy guys this car is a nieghbor of mine he is complaining the engine light comes on, i scan the computer and found lean fuel on both banks, i hear a vaccum sound coming from the intake manifold, but it is plastic so i do not no if this is a normal noise, check ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G3WR11X5N
I am unable to get the NOx to come down any further... the car has failed the Nox part of the test 3 times now it's better but still twice the limit.(limit- 408 reading 818)When i first started the Nox was reading somewhere around 1580... way over the limit. i... Trouble codes: 33 (EGR Valve Malfunction)
2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L r/frt sensor VIN: 1G3NL52E91
thanks for reading this posting - this 2001 alero has abs/trac -check eng lights coming on - at first it showed right front sensor open - check sensor and wiring from module while flexing wires it had [...] both front sensors matched resistance - rear senso...
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NL52F93
fuel pressure and flow checks ok so does o2 sensors ,injectors and converter Car acts like it is running out of gas only does it on occasion. Any ideas as to what im missing? Trouble codes: P171
1994 Saab 9000 CDE Turbo 2.3L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: YS3CN48M4R
This car came in with a severe misfire on hard acceleration. It would run up to about 3500rpm, then buck & jerk. Sometimes the tach would hold at 2500rpm, and other times it would fall to 0. If you let off of the accelerator a little bit, the misfire will go a...
2003 Saturn LW300 3.0L timing belt VIN: 1G8JW84R83
hey group hope some of you guys can answer this one . this car came to us after beeing in low "dirty flood water" and when eng is turned by hand it feels like piston are touching the valves but it turns trough by hand with only slight resistance, removed all t...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Oil light VIN: JTZUF3144P
custumer stated, had car at another shop ,this shop had no pressure testing equipment,they installed aftermarket oil pressure sensor ,.changed oil with 10w30 also flushed motor I tested oil pressure,50psi@2500 RPM @OPERATING temp, psi fell slightly oil pressur...
1986 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 2.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: VW2YB0258G
The owner of this vehicle can afford a new vehicle but his wife likes this VW Bus and wants it fixed. First, the owner took me for a test drive. For about 3 minutes the vehicle ran great. The vehicle than had a misfire at 2500 RPM's. The key was cycled and the...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3VWSA29M7X
Hope someone can help me. When starting car will die, have to play with the throttle to be able to started, once started it idles at around 560 RPM's, rev it up and wants to stall once the idle comes down. No codes stored in the ECM, checked with ross tech. Ch...
1988 Volvo 244 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall
hi to everyone. this Volvo came in with low battery. so i recharged it. it crank and start , but stalled everytime. then i removed the maf sensor. it start and run, but it rough. soon it connected the maf sensor back. it run fine for second and dies. so i put ...
1992 Volvo 960 2.9L Passenger seat VIN: YV1KS9508N
Vehicle arrived initially with no heat for either seat. Testing determined that seat elements were bad. Replaced both seating elements for both seats and heater control modules for good measure. Both seats were now producing good heat. Customer returned severa...

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1992 BMW 318i 1.8L timing chain VIN: WBACA5313N
Thanks so much ! Based on the info I received I gave the customer options. Customer is thinking of selling car as is .
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L camshafts VIN: WBADD6321V
Thank all of you for the advice on not attempting to get around using the cam holders. I found out that while i was posting this help request that my boss was ordering the tools from A.S.T.. Sory it took so long to close, with being super swamped at work and b...
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCDC14K3J
thanks to all that replied. what wound up fixing the truck was getting a computer and prom from a truck that was originally a 305 instead of a 350. several guys suggested the injectors were incorrect for a 305, i had already thought of that and switched the wh...
1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS18Z4K
well guys i finaly got this one fixed and on the road again. fist thing i done was fix the code 43 for the electronic spark timing, so that i could be sure that this was a not part of the problem. as i suspected it was not. I replace ecm because the injectors ...
1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G1JC5244S
Thanks to all that took time to reply, I had replys indicating intake leaks, map sensor and EGR valve (I didn't think of checking the EGR untill the replies), coils Plug wires & jumped timing. We already recommended plug wires (David indicated this one) All ...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2GCEC19W9X
Thanks to all who put their two cents in for my problem '99 Silverado. This truck left my shop to go to a transmission shop.The customer told me it was the torque converter. I didn't talk to the tech who fixed it so I can't be a 100% sure, but when it left her...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GNEC13R2X
This vehecle is fixed! First, let me try to clear up the misinformation that I gave in the original post. This engine would run fine right up to about 2500 rpm. If I quickly accelerated from there, that is when the scope would flatline. The injector grounds on...
2001 Chevrolet S10 4.3L ABS Fault VIN: 1GCS19W718
Thanks for all the help guys!!! Yes it was a poor ground right behind the left cylinder head. It was a very difficult ground to gain access to, let alone clearly see. Vehicle came back today for an un-related service, the customer informed me that none of the ...
1988 Dodge Caravan LE 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B4FK5130J
I haven't fixed this vehicle yet. The symptoms have temporarily gone away. I expect them to return by spring or early summer. I have rcieved some good ideas on how to test for this problem. I also recieved Ideas from people who obviosly didn't read the symptom...
1991 Ford Ranger Custom 4.0L oil pan VIN: 1FTCR1OX6M
thanks to all that took there time to reply .most of you said to pull the engine and thats what i did,after looking at the bearings suggesed to the customer he needed a engine but he declined,reinstalled the engine with new oil pump and strainer,ran but with l...
1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L tranfer case VIN: 1FMEU15H3R
we could not identify the problem. problem went away with warmer temp.
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FALP54N5V
This nightmare is over, its fixed. Most of my replies didn't really relate to my problem, I think I put to much information in my help request. But I have got to give much thanx to Dan from Minnesota, who knew exactly what the problem was. One or more of the r... Trouble codes: P1101, P1780 (trans ctrl sw out of range - koeo self test), P0102 (maf/vaf ckt low input - memory code).
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FDWE37F0W
it looks like i have left this post open too long, so i will have to close it for now. the cust finally got the vehicle back to our shop about 2 weeks since we put in the first post.we have taken a quick look at the engine and yes #1 piston is blown. how or wh...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L reverse & stuck in 2nd VIN: 1FTNW21F5X
Hello and thanks for the help. I believe I have found the problem with delayed reverse and no upshift to 3rd. What I found was a stuck direct accumulater valve. I got a resizing tool and reamed out the valve body bore. So far so good. Thanks for the help, J.B.
2001 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L Horn and cruise VIN: 2FMZA52481
Thanks for all your help. The instrument cluster repaired the no cruise, horns not shutting off and 550 ma draw. We figured it out by testing cruise switches with Ford scan tool. Then thru process of elimnation by testing wiring and unplugging different module...
1993 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1GKCS13W3K
Thanks for all the help. Put new EGR valve and that did the trick. no reported problems since then. Only one time did I see the egr actually stuck open, so I replaced it and its doing fine.
2000 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L battery light VIN: 1GDJG31R6Y
Unfortunately could not reproduce the problem, but thanks for the replies. We did try a few fixes offered by members, so we'll see if the problem returns. Thank for all the help, Troy.
1991 Honda Civic 1.5L No Start VIN: 2HGED6345M
sorry it took so long to close this help request but I was hoping to get more info before I did. basically, this vehicle's problem is intermittent. I was unable to duplicate the problem since last time. I will let you all know what becomes of it if something c...
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB9852N
As per many replies I installed a new coolant temp sensor. The problem did not occur for me again, but it was very intermittant to begin with. I did get quite a few responses regarding the PGMFI relay. Even after I posted it was OK in my update. For those of...
1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L oil pressure VIN: 1HGED3553M
pulled the pan and found oil oil sludge in the pickup. Pulled bearings mains and rods looked good as new. I called to clean out the sludge in the hean and pan, also relpace oil pump. But the boss felt that he should try to sell the guy a motor. So my plan got ...
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L No warning buzzers.(headlight on,key,seat belt) VIN: 1HGES25721
Thanks for the tips. The drivers door switch was not making contact. Repaired contact and everything works. Amazing isn't it! The simplest things that you overlook. Thanks again.
2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Starter, low battery VIN: 5GRGN23U43
Thanks again to Iatn I think I've finally got this intermittent parasitic draw repaired on this 2003 H2. George from Illinois suggested TSB 03-08-50-014 which refers to driver's seat wiring that chafes & instructs to remove seat & insulate/reroute wiring as ne...
1998 Lexus LX470 4.7L ignition switch VIN: JT6HT00W4W
Ok, having been blasted in the past for 'incomplete' fixes, I'm hoping to be very thorough without being unnecessarily detailed. Ended up with 2 different scenarios. #1. We did not need the entire lock cylinder; Our friendly Lexus parts department was not fami...
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Compressor & Coolant fans VIN: 1YVGE22C3V
The car had been wrecked. I described the fix in the update. Thank again for the help.
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Stall, Misfire VIN: 1YGF22C2W5
This is a case of 'be careful what you assume'. The replacement reman head we recieved had hydraulic lash adjusters(as opposed to the solid head we pulled). After much research we noticed the intake cam had the proper part number (for a hydraulic head) the exh...
1992 Nissan Stanza GXE 2.4L No Start, Hesitation VIN: JN1FU21P7N
My thanks to all who took the time to reply. After verifying that the TPS, MAP & MAF sensors were OK and double checking fuel pressure to verify pump and pressure regulator were operating correctly, I still had not made any progress until I found and fixed a c...
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G3AG55M5R
well i have been known to miss a few small things but it turned out that one of the egr's pintle was stuck open just enough to cause the rough idle. i can't believe i missed this. i have done many of these on 4.3 v6's and some other gm engines but never figure...
1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G2WJ12MOS
I learned two very valuable lessons with this one. It doesn't matter what YOU think, listen to this group. They are the best techs in the world. Second lesson, even if the filter baskets are perfectly clean and you pulse the injectors and they appear to be wor...
1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: M6VC710466
thanks guys for the help, found a bullitin in 97 on this problem, install original parts and sent to dealer for update, manager wanted to replace computer, while he was out to lunch one of the techs updated the computer and have drove it for a few days with no... Trouble codes: P0121.
1996 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT3YP10V2T
Hey thanks for the help, it was the alarm system wiring. I did'nt spend alot of time on it, just enough to find the main fuse for the alarm and removed it and retested good. No more interuption of the ignition circuit. Trouble codes: P0000.
1997 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Lamp Out Light VIN: 4T1BF12B4V
Thank you to all that replied. Almost every responce mentioned a replacement bulb with a different resistance value. The right rear bulb had an aftermarket replacement. I tried another aftermarket bulb with same result. I then purchased a stock bulb from Toyot...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R0X
Eventhough I checked the MAF sensor with the MODIS and everything seemed to be operating normally it turned out that was the problem. Intermitent problems are a little hard to diagnose, but thank goodness for IATN which offers realworld solutions. Almost all t... Trouble codes: P0171.
1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L cooling fan VIN: 3VWRA81H7R
Thanks to everyone that replied ! We did disconnect the high pressure switch right where everyone said it was and the fans stopped. When we removed the connector a lot of oil came out - obviously a problem. We replaced the switch and now the car is finished. T...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Horn VIN: 3VWTD81HXW
Customer did not return for further diagnosis. Thanks for the response for a problem that should have been simple. Deborah has seen several horns internally shorted. Rob suggested to check the harness under the radiator upper plastic cover near the 19 pin conn...
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