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1992 Acura Integra LS 1.8L T -stat VIN: JH4DA9451M
We had this car in the shop rigth now , costumer said that a bypass hose blew up and the car started overheating for at least 20 min , ( he drove it on the RED ZONE for at least 10), a friend changed the hose and the car ran fine for a while but than started o...
1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L customer VIN: 2G4WB52K8W
cust states "rattle noise from vehicle at times" rode with cust and found out happens mostly on right hand turns into a parking lot with a rise. abs comes in and continues to cycle even after vehicle has come to a stop. seems to me as if over sensitive. all sc...
1979 Cadillac Seville 5.7L Stall VIN: 6S69B99440
The car starts and runs well when cold, put gear in "drive" and stays running, think because its on hi idle, but when the engine temp reachs normal, the engine stall when shifting to any gear, I've already tried steping one foot on the gas in order to raise th...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L oil leak VIN: VU25122334
guys i need help, this caddy came for an oil leak, clean engine and added oil dye, ran engine and found oil leaking from rear main seal area, drop transmission and replaced rear main oil seal with new type of seal, found no one in this area had a seal installe...
2000 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GYEK63R4Y
Hello Fello techs. we have this 2000 esclade that was setting tps and map sensor codes. voltage on both was low .21 on tps and .04 on map. put in reman computer voltages ck fine for a while. started running bad again. what we found was we are loosing the 5 vol...
1989 Chevrolet Corsica 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1LT54W2K
This corsica has a rough idle and excessive emmisions. The most obvious data is that the O2 tends to stay rich and my fuel trims are pulling back fuel bl 100 fi 86. I was finding on the ignition scope what appeared to be one fuelinjector leaking. On a throttle... Trouble codes: 45 (rich exhaust)
1990 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC54G3L
Customer came in a with complant that car wont run. No codes ,tps is fine ,good spark . Seems like a over fuel issue. While cranking injector has heavy fuel flow.If accelerator peddal is held to floor car will crank but still runs ruff. Customer replaced fuel ...
1996 Chevrolet Lumina LS 3.1L Hesitation VIN: 2G1WN52M9T
very poor acceleration,tried everything,feels like fuel problem,plugs very clean ? lean maybe,fuel tests good tryed good maf,no help.tps is ok,when car wont accelerate tps rises with foot feed,fuel stays up,maf goes up,timing stays advanced,the only thing i do...
1997 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GKGK26R3V
this is my own vehicle and have been trying to pinpoint jerking/hesitation condition for months now. at all speeds but worse on highway it hesitates and jerks only while maintaining a steady speed. if accelerate the slightest bit it goes away.like it is runnin...
2000 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L CV.joint/axle VIN: 2G1WL52J1Y
Hi everyone, I have this Lumina that has unusual drive axles, we have exhausted our source (10 different axles) The end that goes into the trans on the left has been wrong (too small or wrong spline) and the other side fits but is too short. We have tried A1, ...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L front susp VIN: 2GCEK19T11
Intermittently this truck has a moaning sound when you turn the wheels. 2 weeks ago it had this moaning and also a popping noise. I knew the shaft needed the grease treatment.My boss chose to install the shaft and the dealer said it already had the new grease....
2000 Chrysler LHS 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HC56G1Y
this lhs has come in twice with the same problem, small leak in the evap system. i use an otc genysis for a scan tool because i don't have a drb unfortunately. i replaced the vacuum activated vent vent do to the large salt deposit. next we checked gas cap, fue... Trouble codes: P0442
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Dream 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3C8FY68BX2
still have intermittent rough idle - had po304 and misfires on counter prior to motor vac - after no mil no misfires - we are getting a spike in spark advance at idle will jump from 14-128 - check for vacuum leaks and none found - fuel trims are good - evap du... Trouble codes: P0304
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP44R1T
I am an automotive Instructor advising the students of the importance of this web sight for the past 6 years. I normal dont need help but this is one of the students problems that requires experence beyond mine, this 1996 Dodge caravan will not start due to no...
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L compressor VIN: 1B4HS28Y2W
vehicle came in empty dye test over night found system empty and dye running out of evap case drain..simple fix rt..replace evap core..exp valve..and drier...evacuate and recharge system..start vehicle up test temp ice cold a/c slam dunk rt..then the nightmare...
1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L worn camsensor VIN: 1B3ES47C3X
Replaced cam sensor due to code p0340, when replacing sensor found old sensor worn out, deep groove worn in sensor by camshaft. Had to push cam back into head to install new sensor. My question is: Does Chrysler use this sensor as the thrust surface for the ca...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Surge, spark knock,intermit VIN: 1B4HS28Y2X
same as above
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1BFFLZ6X5X
Hello Dodge techs: I have this 2000 Dakota sport PU with hard start condition and poor idle. The cranking time is long. Finally when it starts, while it is cold, if i give any throttle, it stalls, and shuts off. After the vehicle is warm, the condition goes aw...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L soft brakes VIN: 2B5WB35Z01
He all you Dodge techs: We got this 2001 Ram 3500 (15 pass van) in here. The brake pedal feel soft and very very slowly fades away. It stomps on a dime. We adjusted the rear brakes and put new front brake pads on it. -Same problem Then we bled the brakes. -Sa...
2002 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3AG52H02
Checked with scanner and found code 0441 . Checked resistance on vent solenoid, 19 ohms, and used battery to close solenoid. Could not blow through valve when closed. Could not find blockage in hose. Can't believe there is a flash for this problem or the deale... Trouble codes: 0441 (Evap system incorrect purge flow)
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KC23Z82
This truck sets MIL with P0306 code. Runs rough enough to be accurate code. Can unplug injector harness connector to #6 and the idle makes no change. Can also unplug spark plug wire to #6 while running and the idle remains constant, spark jumps 3/4" gap at the... Trouble codes: P0306 (Cylinder 6 misfire)
1991 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Rear main seal VIN: 2FDKF38G7M
This is being posted for a fellow shop owner. He recently replaced the rear main seal on this 460 while the engine was out for other repairs. The original seal was damp but not wet, but the decision was made to replace while everything was apart. Since then it...
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U4T
This car occasionally blows the 30 amp fuse in the under hood power distribution center for the EEC power. This is the large plug in fuse and is labeled in the cover EEC pwr.I removed the fuse and connected an amp gauge in its place and very carefully watched ...
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FTCR10A8T
Vehicle has a terrible hesitation on accel off of an idle, gets worse as it warms up, will eventually start backfiring through intake. Has 40 psi fuel pressure, vantage checked TPS for problems(none found), Have triple checked cam timing-OK, new MAF sensor(no ...
1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR14X5V
the fuel trim is -20 and -22 at idle goes towards 0 at cruse fuel injector were cleaned-intake manifold resealed-fule injector flow tested= good- ck. for vacuum leak with smoke tester- NO LEAKS FOUND- sent alot of time making sure- substuited another MAF senso... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L speedometer VIN: 2FMZA5249X
vehicle has a dinger that goes off when driven over 75 mph. customer would like to have this feature turned off, or the setting changed, does anybody know how? thanks in advance for the help
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTSX31F4X
hello, having proplem with this on only firing on left side. omh out engine harness and from 24 to idm okay. remove right v.c. inspect and test okay. try known good idm and run self test with ngs still code p1293! any insit and info whould be greatly appreciat... Trouble codes: P1316, P1293
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Power assist VIN: 1FTYR10C5X
Feels like the ps assist is rapidly over boosting and releasing while turning the wheel either direction. Worse when Engine running and stopped with brakes applied and in Gear Even if you only turn half way and hold wheel it will continue to chatter untill you...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU1562Y
vehicle came in with p0303 found #3 injector not pulsing has anyone seen this problem before, hope its not the pcm but that is the direction i'm headed thanks for the help in advance Trouble codes: P0303
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1462H
any help you guy's could give we would be thankful. Trouble codes: P1270 (Rpm limit or speed limiter), P0171 (Lean bank 1), P0172 (Lean bank 2), P0175 (Rich bank 1), P0316 (miss under 1000rpm), P0304 (miss on cly. 4)
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L electrical brake controll VIN: 1FTNF205EC
Iam trying to install a electric trailer brake comtroll. ther is a wiring harness in the glove box,the problem is while reading the how to install ,I can not find where under the dash to plug the wires in ,Iam looking under steering colum, its got all the rela...
2002 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L transfer case VIN: 1GKEK63U52
After driving and warming up drivetrain this truck "binds" when turning tight.It is an all wheel drive with no switches on the dash.The transfer case tag says it's a model #195-I have no info on this unit in MOD-in fact no one seems to know anything about this...
1995 Kia Sephia GS 1.6L No Start VIN: KMAFB1213W
this car was towed in from another shop, has a new fuel pump,plug wires. it has 45 psi fuel pressure but only has pressure during cranking. when it starts it runs good, but wont star when cold, it requires starting fluid. i'v checked the injectors fuel system ...
1999 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 4F4YR12L6Y
heres one for all you mazda and fords guys. this truck is a commerical parts delivery truck. has 180,000 miles. truck idles okay just a little rough. all fine a/c kicks on and everything. press accelerater peddle and car stumbles and hesitates. sometimes car d...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L No Start, Long Cranking VIN: WDBGA43E2S
Hi techs, we got a 95 S420 Drove in with normal condition. Everythings were just within acceptable range. Customer was first asking us to do tune-up and oil change, but then he told us this MB had a long cranking problem once a while after 2-4 hours sitting in...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L trans shift VIN: WDBHA28E6V
Hey fellow techs, got this c car that came in with trans in limp mode and check engine light on. PO 715(input/turbine speed sensor) PO720(output speed sensor) PO341(cam sensor) and rpm sensor n3 were trouble codes in memory. cleared these codes and they have n...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Hesitation VIN: WDBHA29G2X
Since replacing the fuel filter on this vehicle with a $65.00 Wix unit, the customer states he hears a noise on cold start like a vacuum leak. Fuel pressure is fine and I see no indication of a pinched line or something not connected. Also, the vehicle doesn't...
1996 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L rediness monitors VIN: 1N4BU31D3T
a couple of months ago we replace cat and rear oxygen sensor cleared codes and told customer to drive for 2 weeks and stop back so we could check monitors well he just went to emissions 3 times rejected for oxygen sensor and cat monitors not ready brought car ...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07X81
This vehicle keeps giving a code P1135 for left bank intake valve timing control. It is not specific to the solenoid or sensor. I have checked the solenoid and is it working now and has power to it. I am not able to check if it gets a signal from the computer.... Trouble codes: P1135 (Left Bank Valve timing Control problem)
1988 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Brougham 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3CW51C6J
This vehicle has a code 26 stored at all times. Before we recieved the vehicle the Pcm, airflow sensor, tps, cmp and ckp were all replaced. Scan data shows Qdr1- hi, Qdr2- lo, Qdr3- lo, and Qdr4- lo. There are no drivability complaints, just a MIL light on aft... Trouble codes: 26 (QDR Failure)
1992 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L engine VIN: 1G3NL54D1N
A korean customer dropped this off say you fix you fix. The vehcle was giving all the signs of a plugged cat then as i was testing vacume I noticed the cat glowing red so I repaced the cat vacume came up alittle and it ran a little better but still had lower t...
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.4L oil consumption VIN: 1G3WH12X6T
I am wondering if anyone knows if this 3.4L DOHC V-6 engine has a history of excessive oil consumption due to intake manifold gasket failures similiar to the 3.1L V-6 engine had. I checked the fix database, and found nothing with this engine in regards to this...
1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L 4x4 VIN: 1GHDT13W2W
The vehicle is a98 old bravada with a 4.3 auto trans and NV 136 fully automatic tranfer case with no selector switches. the 4wd is inop. When driven on the hoist it tries to run the front tires but you can stop them by hand. I am not familiar with auto transfe...
1999 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GHDT13W5X
This is a friends truck, so info is a little cloudy, but i'll give you all info i have... The truck starts ok and idles ok,when you drive it under light throttle it will accecl. (has a little noticeable hitch) but if you accel wide open it will not go, actuall...
1998 Other European Countach 5.0L Flywheel VIN: ZA9CA05A9J
Greeting Fellow Techs, Replacing clutch on this Italian Jewel. Flywheel needed resurface, machine shop first used lathe (why we don't know)then used diamond surface cutter. End result they removed .060 (1.5 mm)from our very expensive flywheel. The clutch is hy...
1998 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES47Y9W
We found replaced computer bad. Large burnt area in board. Checked old computer[original] we still had and found it was burnt the same as replacement unit. We removed computer wiring harness and found the wiring harness chaffed at rear of head. The alternator ... Trouble codes: P0108
1993 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L 3-4 shift(OD) VIN: 2G2FV22P5P
Hey GM Trans Techs, I have this 93 firebird with a th700r4 that has been brought in for a transmission leak. Found the front pump and converter seals leaking, so I pulled the transmission out and replaced seals. Also replaced filter and fluid. Added lubeguard,...
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L hvac controller VIN: 1G2HX52L1R
Okay. I live in Louisiana and I have a problem with my personal vehicle. Whenever I select A/C the car continues to provide heat. No matter the setting, the car provides heat. My best guestimate is that there is a door to the heater core that is remaining open...
1995 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G2J85245S
HI Guys! Well I have another one from another shop who couldn't get this thing started. They have just about put everything new on it and gave up. From what I understand this car came out from a flooded area but it looks pretty clean. At first I wasn't gett...
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L lock-up convertor VIN: 1G2WJ12M4T
Customer complained of no 4th gear. Connected scanner and found it was actually no convertor lock-up. It did lock up for me once and was normal for a bit. Unlocked fine, shifted through the gears but then no lock-up agian. No trans slippage but did have slippa...
1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.4L oiling system VIN: 1G2JD12TTO
The car came in with both of the exhaust valves bent on cylindar #3. The area between these valves was burnt very badly and I just put a remanufactured head from Alabama Cylindar Head on the block. I completely rebuilt the engine. When the car was first starte...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L ign lock solenoid VIN: 1G2WJ52M1X
same as above replaced lock cylinder solenoid for a problem where key would not come out of ignition lock cylinder..did good for 2 weeks and problem is happenning again
1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Starting VIN: 1G2NW12E2X
This vehicle will crank and start, but then shut right off. It is setting a code 1626 for "theft deterrent system fuel enable". I have tried to do the relearn procedure and it doesn't make a difference. Unfortunetly my scanner doesn't have the ability to read ...
2001 Pontiac firefly 1.3L No Start, start and dies VIN: 2C7MR5293T
Car died repaired comunication problem Now i have a start and die situation scanner does not give me a crank signal have checke all wires and conections I have tested for a signal off of the cam and crank sensor okay on a milivolt gauge very frustrated up agai...
1987 Porsche 911 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Surge VIN: WPOZZ291ZH
This message is also appearing on TDF. Journeymen good evening, We have an 87 Carrera, 3.2L, DME (Motronic) fuel injection that has a surging idle and unstable emissions. . The car came in failed Smog, 1.46% C0 and 65ppm HCs at idle. . The alt was putting ...
1992 Saab 9000 2.3L Theft System
Hi guys, Could anybody tell me how to reset the theft system on this car? I trying to pick it up and work on it for a local car dealer. The theft system was triggered and it ran the battery dead. When I hook the cables up the alarm goes off and the car will ...
1993 Saab 9000 CDE Turbo 2.3L Starts & dies VIN: YS3CL48M3P
This Saab will start immediately but will die after just a few seconds. If fuel is added to intake via vacuum port engine will continue to run until you quit giving it fuel. While running car in this manner I checked injector pulse and noticed that injectos wi...
1985 Toyota Pickup SR5 Turbo 2.4L Engine VIN: JT4RN65S9F
Hello and thanks for reading this. We just got done putting a timing chain on this vehicle and now we have an oil leak. (vehicle was not leaking prior to our work) The leak is between the cylinder head and the upper portion of the timing cover and leaking dow...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG2ZK7W
This vehicle puts out a low egr flow code on a regular basis, even though the egr system appears to be working fine. We have replaced the egr valve, modulator and solenoid (all oe parts) with no positive results. In testing the map sensor, it passes all tests ... Trouble codes: P0401 (low egr flow)
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF22K7W
Attention Toyota Techs! I am very frustrated with this camry. The code has come back on twice and the customer just called and said it just came back on again. First found tsb about Vapor Pressure VSV problem, so I checked all the basics, vacuum leaks, bad gas... Trouble codes: P0446 (EVAP Vent Solenoid Problem)

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1992 BMW 318i 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBACA5312N
Fuel pressure is still at 40 lbs after replacing pump and regulator. I replaced plug wires made a big difference but still had a miss. So replaced the coils and that fixed it, runs fine ever with the fuel pressure a little low.Any one got any ideal whats going... Trouble codes: 1286 (Knock control test pulse).
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Misfire VIN: WABFA535XI
Thanks to everyone. I've had several requests for help on the IATN. All have been very helpful, but this request and its replies has been fantastic! My net fix came from Mickael from PA. As Mickael noted, the O2 codes are a clue into vaccum leak issues. We hav... Trouble codes: P1343, P0300, 08 (Mass air flow sens), 90 (Cat codes), 104 (ABS inter. down).
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1G4GD2218S
well as it turns out we had multiple issues, for one the controller was replaced due to eratic sensor readings and failing the tap test. the hills and valleys in my O2 patern is due to exhaust leaks at the manifolds and cross over. after controller replacement...
1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WO6VR5ZR5X
Sorry so long for a fix. The part needed for this car was a little expensive,so it took a while for the customer to decide to fix her car.As many of the replies suggested,the MAF sensor was the problem.As many of the replies stated,the scan readings will appea... Trouble codes: P0171 (hego sensor b1s1 lean).
1991 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall
Hello again. Finally success!! I received many excellent replies on this 'classic' machine, ranging from shorted fuel injectors and bad o2 readings, to intake plenum leaks, bad fuel pumps and regulators, and most of all, bad ecms. Sure enough, a replacement ec...
1996 Chevrolet Corsica 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1LD5541Y
Thanks to all for your help. We replaced the crank sensor with a new unit and all is well. FYI, there is a difference in the crank sensors for the two years. An engine swap from a 1997 to a 1996 (or vice a versa) will require keeping the engine wiring harness ... Trouble codes: P0335, P0341 (camshaft position range proformance).
1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L compressor VIN: 1GBFG15R8T
i am sorry i did not provide pressures for you when i posted this. i will tell you that they were ok. several replies stated they thought this was normal. i tend to believe the cycling was normal but the noise was not. lee holmes of carquest here in kansas cit...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3GNFK16R8V
Most of the replies I got said to do the tune before going any farther, we already had that sold, but that wouldn't account for the erratic tachometer. I also forgot to include the fact that there was a crank sensor code in it about a week ago. A couple of you...
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L calipers/vacuum booster VIN: 1GCCS1443Y
Thanks to all who answered. The condition was determined to be
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCGK13U43
Thanks to all that helped on this one. After doing the propane test around the intake and watching the readings, we determined that the intake gasket need replacing. After replacing the problem was completely cured. Thanks again you guys are great... Dave
1992 Dodge Spirit 2.5L engine VIN: 1B3XA46KXN
Hi group ,we still have not fixed this one. We received 10 replies advising us to check the flexplate for cracking,disconnecting the torque converter,checking trans. line pressure,using o.e. engine mounts, and speeding the idle up.We checked the flexplate, it ...
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L tcc VIN: 2FMDA5147S
Ford installed another trans. from their factory and the noise is gone but the RPM fluctuation is still there.The trans guy said it's an Electrical problem and i should check it out.Don't know where else to look.Thank you for your help.
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1135W
as it turns out the tensioner was adjusted too tight when lining up tensioner marks leave them there when you try and make the belt any tighter this causes the tensioner pulley to apparently lean out just enough to walk off cams (Do Not Overtighten Timing Belt...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14C9Y
the problem with this vehicle turned out to be a faulty alternator.it was causing a false code to set.alternator replaced with oe reman.this is the first time we have seen this problem,we wont forget to test charge system first !.hope this will help some one n... Trouble codes: P0340.
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L brake pedal VIN: 1FMZU73E42
This customer did not return with this vehicle. Therefore I have not been able to further my diagnosis. Thanks a lot for the important info. Maybe next time I will be able to make use of all the help.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L ABS module VIN: 1FTNW21LX3
Installed a new ground wire. The symptoms have cleared up. likely a connector was the problem. the ground wire ohmed out OK. Have not had problem for over a week with new wire nad connectors.
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L speedometer VIN: 1FMZU72E84
2001 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L odmeter & prndl VIN: 1GDFG15RO1
never found a good wiring diagram so we started tracing all wiring, also 2 replies mentioned bcm- this vehicle does not run one. under fuse block in left kick panel, the harness had rubbed through and shorted a main power wire, intern it melted the rest of the...
2003 Honda S2000 2.0L engine VIN: JHMAP114X3
well it figures, when the last motor exploded it sent a valve up into the intake manifold alonge with lots of metal. even though it was cleaned out, it seems that a chunk of intake manifold was about to brake off. well 400 miles later it did and went into the ...
2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG35G8Y
Well I learned quite a bit about Hyundai's. After finding a clogged fuel filter and testing fuel pressure, which was good. I Also checked all items that were recommended . Im pretty sure the problem was the MAF sensor mainly by experience but the customer took... Trouble codes: P1128.
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L valvetrain? VIN: JACDJ58X7X
Recommended r/r cyl. head, but customer declined saying that he would live with the noise. Would've liked to have seen what was causing noise and leakdown problem, but I guess i'll never know. Thanks to all that posted help.
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L CATS system VIN: SAJDA01D6Y
unfortunately we were unable to reset this and had to take it to another shop to reset. Don's Jaguar rest it for us with the auto diagnostic tool.
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L amp gauge oil gauge VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6R
I recieved several replies to check grounds, I checked grounds at batt. chassis and on block near dipstick. A couple suggested checking the grounds and power supply at the back of the cluster. I could find no problems anywhere. One or two of you suggested the ...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Misfire VIN: 1J4GZ58YSC
thanks to all who replied and those who took time to read. thinking carbon build up is causing condition, but cust did not want to have us take the head off to verify and have not seen him for several weeks. even the veh is not fixed, all that i can assume tha...
1985 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L burns rich fuel VIN: 1LNBP98F6G
to all who replide,i thank you very much!! as i followed the advise handed down to me,i took the cats down,and the engine ran,smooth.i replaced the cats and after a while the engine clearedup.its been a late response to you gentlemen&ladies,as i am swampt with...
1957 Mercedes-Benz 220s 2.2L crankshaft specs VIN: 0007511654
Thanks for all the tech help on this Benz engine guys. comparing the journal specs on this crank to your input I was able to determine that the crank was turned previously one undersize and we ordered those bearings. I recieved the new bearings and the shells ...
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L starter VIN: WDBKK47FIX
thank you for all help. replace the k40 relay. customer pick up car on thursday. he call said that every thing is ok all so told so that the gas gage was not working now it working. thank you raymoud from new jersey for the phone call. all told customer to u...
1992 Toyota estima/emina 2.2L timing belt VIN: CXR1100063
the route to the loot was to disconect the drive shaft from the crankshaft to auxillary equipment and then to undo the mountings at the front and lift all auxillarys clear thanks to all who replied keep up the good work ROE
2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 9BWBP21J61
Thanks again for taking your time to help, and thanks to iatn for this valuable service. The fix was low tech a pot hole or similar abstution had hit itercooler area and dislodged the pipe from intercooler to intake right below head light .This is covered by w... Trouble codes: 17954 (waste gate control short to ground).
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 3VWSC29M2Y
Well,This car needs a trans overhaul.I received a few responses concerning the temp sensor code,and was advised to replace the sensor and see what happens,I had already did that and reprogammed the trans to basic settings with no luck.I have pulled the trans a...
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