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1994 BMW 540i 4.0L drive engagement VIN: WBAHE632XR
car seems to bind in forward gears, will move forward when accellarated. moves in reverse when placed in r or n. i saw a post about the check ball in valve body which pops thru plate and can cause this symptom.i could not find any information on location or pr...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L right rear tailight VIN: WBAGJ8328W
power at tailight bulb,whether key on or off
1985 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G1JC69POF
morning all. i hope some one out there can help me. car was towed in for no-start. owner replaced: plugs, wires, coil, cap, rotor, module. no change. we checked for codes, none found. we have since triple checked timing, replaced module again, installed re-man...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L limp mode VIN: 1GCEK14K6P
This one is still haunting me.What I have now is limp mode with codes 67,81,82 I think it will shift 2-3 but being a chrysler tranny tech not totally sure about this.I think all 3 solenoids are powered by the same wire? I replaced the vehicle side of the harne...
1995 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 3G1JC5248S
Greetings fellow techs.The customers original complaint was that the car would start and stall almost everytime you started it.After a few tries it would run o.k.When the car arrived this morning the customer said that it was now starting o.k. but the mil indi... Trouble codes: 19 (crank sensor fault)
1996 Chevrolet Beretta Z26 3.1L Mechanical VIN: 1G1LW15M2T
Hello everyone, After this car sits for maybe 3-4 hours all the lifters bleed off, the top of engine is loud and it has no power until the engine runs for about 10-15 minutes and the engine is quite and runs very smooth. I know the lifters being collasped is...
1997 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L all shifts VIN: 1GCGK29F0V
After wires were repaired, vechilce still would not shift. Found out that new tires were put on (upgraded from P245 to P265) Replaced VSS buffer and had recalibrated because of this. Still will not shift. Most of the time it stays in low gear and cannot go ove...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L convertor VIN: 1G1JC5249X
Code P1870 keeps returning, although I haven't seen the TSS pid go over 100rpm when converter clutch is on. I have verified that the solenoid does work, the clutch apply valve doesn't stick and its bore doesn't appear worn (How much clearance is acceptable?). ...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCEK14W8Y
this truck will only miss at 2000 rpms. alittle more or less on rpms and the missfire will go away. it seems to only be cylinder # 1.
2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNFG15W41
vehicle was towed in for starts for one second and dies. After inspecting to verify problem, found that i was losing injector pulse. I am able to keep vehicle running with carb spray but i notice that security light is flashing when i keep it running with carb...
1988 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1B4FK5038J
HELP! We have this 88 3.0L Dodge Caravan that is giving us fits. Starts and runs great. When vehicle gets warmed starts to run rough, idle fluctuates, then vehicle dies. Will immediately restart, runs for awhile then repeats symptoms. Fuel pressure is ok, does... Trouble codes: 12 (battery voltage interupted), 42 (ASD relay not shutting on/off)
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Misfire VIN: 1B4GH44R3R
why is are van still broken. customer brought this van with a intermittant runs rough and check engine light comes on with dtc 43. we have performed a visual inspection on all related components and all connectors look good and wiring is also good. we tested t... Trouble codes: 43 (ign coil 3 primary ckt)
2001 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L timing belt VIN: 4B3AG52H61
This car had a belt installed recently. A small piece of the plastic cover was found inside the timing belt area. The cam timing is off by a few teeth. The question is this, Is this SOHC 3.0 liter 24 valve Mitsubishi motor going to have bent valves because of ...
2000 Fiat modena 5.0L Clutch VIN: ZFFYR51A9X
Felow techs i have replaced a clutch on a ferrari 360 modena f1 and i would like to know if any body out there knows how to re program the transmission ,this car has the padle shifts on the steering wheel and now the trans takes too much time between gears the...
1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L engine light VIN: 1FTHX2594L
Hi,need some help. Customer compaint is check engine light comes all the time. It runs fine.It has new Ford oxygen sensor,Rebuilt ECM and new MAP sensor. Fuel pressure runing 35 to 40.I have check and not found any external vacuum leaks. The check engine light... Trouble codes: 41 (lean EGO not bank one)
1991 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FACP40EMF
Hi all, I have a mustang here that after I changed the transmission oil it started making a whine noise in first, second, and third gear. The noise goes away when shifting to fourth. It is a manual trans and the reccommended oil is dextron ATF. The oil I drain...
1991 Ford Thunderbird Super Coupe 3.8L poor hot start VIN: 1FAPP64R8M
Extended cranking hot. Intermittant crank like advanced timing or high starter amp draw. When the problem occurs the starter amp draw is 650 amps. If the ignition is disabled - starter amp draw is 150 amps and it cranks normally. Always starts normally cold. W...
1993 Ford Mustang LX 2.3L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FACP41M5P
Hello Fellow Techs. I have here a 1993 Ford Mustang LX with a 2.3 Liter Engine, Automotic Transmission. This is the 4 cylinder engine that has 8 spark plugs, and 2 coils. Customer orginally towed it in complaining of a no start condition. I ran some diagnostic...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF14HXT
fuel pressure reads 36psi, up to 43 with reg. vac. discon. sure could use some help, thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0174
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Brakes VIN: 1FBSS31LXY
Vehicle has been in several times for same complaint.We have replaced pads,rotors,rubber brake lines,calipers both front and back. Several brake fluid flushes using a vacuume bleeder. The vehicle has also been aligned and had four new tires installed. All stee...
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L cruise switch
Can anyone tell me the part number for the cruise switch this one is shorted and leaking. Dealer parts told me it was not available and they have no fix. I think that is BS there nust be switches somewhere and the wiring connector. Any leads would be great.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L lacks power VIN: 1FTSW31F83
Hello diesel techs. This is my vehicle and i'm not sure about what i'm seeing on my scanner.At 25 degs.F i'm getting a ect reading of -40 degsF. According to Alldata the ECT is only for manual transmisson? That doesn't seem right.The truck does seem to be down...
1998 GMC 7500 7.0L stays at idle VIN: 1GDM7H1M5W
sometimes when u put the throttle to the floor the engine stays at idle. if you hold it there sometimes you cand hear the throttle open and the engine will rev then. this is a propane delivery truck. and has been converted to run off propane. i dont think this...
1999 GMC Yukon Denali 5.7L Driveline VIN: 1GKEK13R4X
Hello fellow techs: This Yukon 4X4 was towed in. In 2 high there is no response in any gear selected. In 4 low no response unless you rev the engine over 3000 RPM. I was able to drive it in this way barely. Trans fluid is full and clean. No codes in trans comp...
1988 Honda Accord LX 2.0L braking performance VIN: JHMCA5638J
Greetings Brake Techs, I have now married this car in labor and parts trying to resolve a low and soft brake pedal. Customer complaint was "pedal went to the floor" so when it arrived with that complaint I adjusted the rear brakes looked at the condition of th...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Stall, die then limp mode VIN: SAJHX17455
dies hard sets code p1775 and then goes into limp mode checked conections batt voltage grounds ect... Trouble codes: P1775
1998 Jaguar vanden plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKX6243W
Hello, fellow members I have a question concerning this jag that's giving me fits. It came in a week ago because of inop wipers which I diag. as a bcm problem. Well I waited a week for the bcm and when I installed it, no wipers and now the car won't crank. Eve...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L cooling fans VIN: SAJACO2LX1
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L torque converter VIN: 1J4GZ88ZWC
Customer stated at hi-way speeds mostly, with cruise control on, the rpm changes aprox. 150-200 rpms irratly at times. It can be on flat ground that the torque converter clutch goes off for a second or two or three then back on, may repete this or wait a while...
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L steering VIN: SALJY1249V
Hi everyone, First of all I want to say thank you in advance for any help you can give on this one. I am pulling my hair out. This vehicle came back (again) with a complaint of a hard left hand pull under heavy accel. & a hard right hand pull on decel. ( it ha...
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AK44Y6V
We pulled the head and replaced the head gasket; the thing runs good, but we have an unusual idle problem; it idles like it has a hi-performance cam (lumps); has anyone run into this before? No obvious problems, we even pulled it back down to verify the cam ti...
1984 Nissan Maxima GL 2.4L No Start VIN: JN1HV05S8E
This car came in for a crank no start, it was at a tire shop getting tires and when they were finished it wouldn't start. I first checked for spark, and it was good, I then checked fuel pressure and volume, both were within spec. next I checked for injector pu...
1987 Nissan Pulsar NX SE 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N1EN34SXH
hello nissan techs. i'm hoping someone can shed some light on this pulsar for me. this car came to us from another shop that had replaced the crank sensor w/ a salvage yard unit and the power transistor unit new o/e. upon inspection i found fuel pressure and i...
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...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA31D31
When this car originaly came in the idle was high and hunting. performed resistance and continuity tests on the idle air control system and the idle air controler had high resistance. We replaced the unit. Now the idle does not hunt (roll) but it idles/rests a... Trouble codes: P0505 (idle control system malfunction)
2001 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4DLG1D31
once this car is at operating temperture if i increase the rpm up to 2000 rpm and let the throttle go to decel when the rpm gets to 1500 it increases back to 1800 at which point i can see the injectors shut of on a scope by both the voltage pattern and current...
1991 Plymouth Voyager LX 3.0L Headlights VIN: 2P4GH5530M
This van has this weird condition: Once in a while, the headlights will stay on after you turn off at the headlight switch. If you have the headlights on (with the engine running), & turn off the ignition switch first, then turn off the headlights, the headlig...
1992 Saturn SL2 1.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G8ZJ5472N
This saturn suges slightly at cruise above 30mph and what we have noticed is that our short term fuel trims go down to 60s and 70s and then it would go open loop. Fuel presure is at spec we covered egr to eliminate that. when it came to us it had codes 42,45,a... Trouble codes: 48
1997 Saturn SW2 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G8ZK8275V
Hi guys, this car belongs to a friend, at throttle tip in and very light throttle applications it will stall or buck and keep running. It does this at approx. 1300 to 1500 rpm. Doesn't care what gear it is in, or road speed. TPS seems OK. MAP appears OK. EGR h... Trouble codes: P1599
1999 Saturn SL2 1.9L cruise control VIN: 1G8ZJ527XX
Hello,fellow techs. The cruise control system on this Saturn is completely inoperative. There is no intermittent operation at all. There are no codes in the pcm for the cruise control. It came to our shop for this concern after having had the transmission repl...
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Stall VIN: JTDAT123XY
Hi everyone. I have a Toyota ECHO that will stall after a hot soak. The problem is that I only got it to act up once. After driving for 15 minutes and then letting it hot soak, when you would try to start it, it would start then stall immeditley. The next time...
2003 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L unknown VIN: 5TDZT34A73
Hello Techs, I have this 03 Sequoia, and the customer states while driving normal the Trac off and the VSC trac warning lights will come on, also the brake warning light comes on . The brake light does not always come on when the other 2 lights are on, has any...
1989 Volkswagen Vanagon GL 2.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WV2ZB0253K
This van came in chugging. I found a bad connection at O2 sensor and repaired. Idle is high untill I disconnect the iac and plug it back in,then idles ok. Thats one problem. The other one is the chugging. After fixing the O2 connector ,drove it and it was fine...
1992 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 3VWRA21G7N
hello techs ,now i have spark for a little bit after the car runs for couple seconds stall and try to crank back up but i don't have spark,i switch computer ,coil,distribuitor from other jetta ,i check for computer relay but the don't have one.also i switch re...
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWMA63BXW
we have an intermittent no start on a cold engine. engine cranks fine. car floods very easily. all you have to do is back car out of garage and leave sit for 1-3-5-hours doesn't matter it won't start back up. if you drive car and get it warmed up there is no p...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Low Power VIN: 3VWRF81H9W
This TDI has low power output. Can hear the Turbo spool up and some power from it but it's not up to speed. With Vag-com can test actuators and EGR Solenoid is working properly. New EGR valve now holds vacuum. Timing belt alignment was rechecked again... ... Trouble codes: 0560 (EGR System Control Difference Intermittent)
1990 Volvo 240 2.3L Instrument panel VIN: YV1AA8852L
Help Volvo gurus!! This wagon came in because it "died while going down the road". Found battery dead. Charged and fired right up-runs good. Checked alt. output and found it not charging. Had alternator tested and it passed with flying colors. Upon restarting ...

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1999 Acura CL Premium 2.3L vetc valve VIN: 19YA3259XL
found that the plug for the vetc pressure switch was switched with the coolant sensor.
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L cooling system VIN: WBADM633XX
Thanks for all your help We removed cylinder head and found two cracks between cylinder number three and five so we purchased a reconditioned cylinder head. We also found out that the customer did not give us accurate information because she actually drove the...
1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G6CD5331L
I sure appreciate all the help everyone gave. Time is valuable & I certainly don't want to close this with out a fix but I will have to. I have been over this car with a fine tooth comb & I have been through the distributor, checked the power & ground cable (p...
1987 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1G1YY2184H
I appologize for lack of information. We got many replies on this one. We narrowed it down to either injectors or internal engine problem. We decided to pull the valve cover 1st. No problems found with cam lobes or valve spings. Now onto the injectors. Well su...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GCEK14K6P
well its in limp mode now the anchor end of the 2/4 band was dislodged.I am going to resubmit this truck because I believe it has other trans problems.thanks to all who replied just check the 2/4 band if you pull the pump
1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Interior lights and keyless entry system VIN: 1G1YY23P5P
Hi Folks Sorry this close has taken so long. I had 4 replies to this problem and all were helpfull. I would like to thank those who responded personaly but my computor had a fit and blew out the hard drive and I have lost the e-mail address. It did turn out to...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L head
Thank everyone very much for all of the very informative replies. The vehicle is fixed, the head gasket was blown on cylinder #1 the compression ring was split. I looked at the combustion chambers with a magnifying glass for cracks, none. I checked the surface...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L no check engine lite VIN: 2G1WL52M2S
Thank,s for all the tips. I ended up putting a reman ecm in & having gm flash it. I also R&R the crank & cam sensors due to mileage 1st. theres usually a reasen these car.s are at the auction: thank for all the help!
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEL19W8Y
Special thanks to Jeff [...] from Ontario. He got it right. While checking for spark at the spark plug I noticed the coil arcing all over the place. Changed coil and now all is well. Sometimes its a simple thing. Thanks again Trouble codes: P0338 (ckt int high freq).
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L transmission VIN: 1GNEK13Z63
O.K. guys, From the replies I got I decided to bite the bullet and pull this bad boy out. Once I disassembled it I found 3-4 clutch pack was toast! Everyone that replied correctly told me there was no spring in the 2-3 shift valve. Justin from New York went in...
1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Stall VIN: 3C3EL55HXT
sorry it took so long to post but i tried the cheap stuff first( replace the iac unit and throttle chamber service , this seemed to fix the problem but two days later the customer called and said the symptoms returned. im waiting for him to bring the car back Trouble codes: 44 (batt voltage too high).
1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B7FL26X3N
Customer would not invest in reman. dist. so we are not sure if this was the cause. Thanks to all that answered
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: EB7HF13ZXV
preformed a cyl leak down test but was inconclusive. felt the problem was mechanical at this point. pulled head and found crack between intake and exaust valve. thanks for your suggestions.
1998 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L no ccd bus info VIN: 1B4GP55G9W
thanks to everyone that responded. it was the curcuit board on the back of dash. first i unpluged it and all modules came back to life. replaced board and took it to dodge dealer to program so speedo and tach would work. Trouble codes: P1695, P1698.
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1P4GP44L5X
Thanx for the help! We had 12 replies - seeveral dealt with the power distribution & fuse box on left fender - we had already torn that apart & checked powers & grounds (Local Chryco dealer also advised this.) Greg from Virginia, John from Georgia and Roy from...
2000 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B4HS28Z0Y
I apologize for the slow close on this; wasted a lot of everyone's time. Recieved many good and thoughtful replies; however no good came of any. Some of the most popular were the typical intake leak, dist. shaft/cam sync., torq conv., fuel pump and O2 sensor. ...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L l/r sol VIN: 2B3HD46R72
Thanks to all who responded. I started with performing the relearn procedure and I actually thought that fixed it, but it didn't. After a long road test the problem returned. I replaced the solinoid pack did the relearn again, and problem solved.
1995 Ford Escort 1.9L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3FAP13J5RR
Hay everybody I would like to thank everyone that has sent replys on this car. I have not found the problem at this time and as soon as I do find the problem I will let you all know. Thanks again for all that sent replys! Jay
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E3W
Ford Explorer is fix and customer very happy with final results. 28 replies, 21 said 'will find upper and lower intake gaskets leaking' ( mainly when cold ). 4 replies said 'may have bad MAF sensor'. 1 for bad IAC motor and one for bad timing chain on passenge... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174.
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L radio VIN: 1FMYU22XXW
Custumer declined repair attempt. Two responses commented that late model Ford radios are known for weak radio switches that cause spontaneous radio engagement.Other possible causes included problems with bcm, power window relay-{said to be shared with radio},...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNF21F3X
I,m sorry this follow up post is late,but I was waiting for the customer to return the vehicle and try some of the suggestions. This vehicle belongs to a friend of the my store manager,and he said customer installed a new glow plug control solenoid,and suppose...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Lack of Power VIN: 1FTRX18L9X
Customer didn't want to pay me any more for further diagnostics but did spend money at two other shops that told him possible plugged catalytic converters. I guess he was upset that my basic repairs did not give him a fix. Oh well I can't win them all. The cus... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire Detected).
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L pats system VIN: 1FTRF17W7X
It had a bad transponder. I installed it and two new keys. A local shop had the dealer scan to to program them and away it went. Thanks for all the help.
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTZR15V5Y
Well I finally got this one fixed,What I did after replacing EEC relay and checking all grounds and powers to no avail, I decided with the customers permission to, replace the PCM, and low and behold when I removed it, it had a performance Chip plugged into th...
1999 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.0L alternator VIN: GZX6D20001
thanks for all replies 17 replies the fix is an oem alternator after 4 day the truck run great ... iant rock !
2001 GMC W4500 Forward W4S042 5.7L trans case VIN: 4KDC4B1R31
Sorry about the delay to post this fix. Two of the replies I had for this talked about a driveline too short or a binding spline. There was no problem in that area. One was pointing at the engine to trans dowels which were also good. And lastly, the flex plate...
1984 Honda Accord 1.8L alternator, choke stat, VIN: JHMAD5427E
Several of you knew of problems with the wiring harness for the alternator. Several sent me much appreciated wiring diagrams. I replaced the cable from the alternator to junction block where a voltage drop was occurring. After 35miles of test drive I thought G...
1996 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Check engine light VIN: 1HGCD5638T
Hi techs, Thank you for all the replies, it turns out it needs a new transaxle. There's a bulletin that pertains to the problem. TSB#01-012 Read and record the freeze frame data. If the mainshaft speed value is lower than the countershaft speed and vss value...
1993 Hyundai Excel 1.5L Radio VIN: KMHVD12JOP
Thanks for all the replies. Carl thanks for the detailed procedures for unlocking the code. Could not find ID number under carpet or in trunk, but will use telephone number provided for more info on getting code.
1999 Infiniti QX4 3.3L Battery VIN: JNRAR07Y7X
Turns out I was never able to catch the draw that was happening. I did install a new battery but that was quickly discharged. One of the techs here was walking by and said 'the rear wiper is not parked properly'. So I investigated that. I removed the hatch pan...
1989 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4.0L cooling system VIN: 1J4FJ38L5K
I am sorry this close is so late but I had 2 deaths in my family in the last 2 weeks, and this was the last thing on my mind. Well the last time I drove this Jeep it sprang a leak at the head gasket behind the power steering pump. So off came the head, and the...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBCA25D2J
thanks for all the help. i received replies ranging from one each of: split throttle body air duct, bad tdc pickup, low cranking voltage, spark strength, low fuel pressure and failing overload protection relay. i had two each of coil failure and ezl failure. i...
2000 Mercedes-Benz C200 KOMPRES 2.0L poor performance VIN: 2030452R00
Fellow Techs, Not alot of replies to this though the ones that i did get were very helpful.Hugh from New Jersey hit it on the head the air valve at the rear of engine was rotted. we replaced it a week ago and have not heard any thing from client so far. Ma... Trouble codes: P2036 (secondary air injection.air flow is too [...]).
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV1110V
Hello everyone and thank you all for your imput. Everyone of you said to treat this Mercury as a Nissan Quest and that is what I did. In MOD even under Nissan Quest they state the PCM is on right side of dash behind glove box. It is not. It is as many of you s... Trouble codes: P0325.
1992 Mitsubishi Expo SP 2.4L engine? VIN: JA3CZ59W1N
hello fellow technicians!! good new is that we did fix the problem thanks to all your input. the problem was the balance shaft out of time. we did previously check balance shaft for correct timing. we used alldata procedure which states you use a screwdriver o...
1998 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L alternator VIN: JA4MT31P7W
Once again thank you for the good info. All replies stated oil had to be leaking from front cam seal on the rh side, this convinced me to remove timing covers and all related hardware to take a look, installed a new seal with timing belt and water pump since I...
1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L anti-theft VIN: 1G3WH52M1V
Like I said in the up-date, I secured wiring at module, bracket, relay and the harness for about [...]. With it mounted in the car: taped, hit on dash, bracket & tried cold and hot tempatures it did not fail to work for me one time and it has been 5 days th...
1992 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.8L Starting VIN: 1GMDU0615N
THANK YOU ALL!!! It wasa problem with a ground wire at the module, red wire with black tracer. THANK YOU AGAIN!!! Elden
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED58E1X
Thanks for all your replies and help. Almost all agreed crank sensor coil pack (DI cassette)I scoped the crank sensor until i was blue in the face, no problems. Put a DI cassette and still holding breath. If I ever fix this thing i will inform you of my funera... Trouble codes: P1390 (saab/ random misfire detected. catalyst damaging. fuel level low.).
1990 Subaru Legacy 2.2L high clutch VIN: JF2BJ6502L
thank you to those of you who replied, you made me think about what i was doing and dig for answers. no quick fix here, i felt it was a control problem as well, the valve body had been rebuilt by me, the 4 solenoids in a group had been replaced. so i took the ...
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