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1994 Acura Integra LS 1.8L ABS Light VIN: JH4DC4351R
This car came in with ABS code 48 left rear wheel speed sensor. Checked resistance (0 ohms) and replaced the sensor and cleared code. (should be between 700-1100 ohms). Thought it was strait forward but it still has code 48 coming back. I switched right/left c...
1995 BMW 540i 4.0L asc VIN: WBAHE6322S
This car is from a car lot here. The ASC (tracion control) warning light on the dash is on & the salesman complains that the car will at times not have enough power to move out of it's own way. I found one fault code in the ABS fault memory. It is 38 - Choke v...
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L self leveling suspension VIN: WBAGJ8320V
Good evening BMW techs.2 weeks ago I replaced a right rear shock because it was leaking fluid.With vehicle running I bled the system through the bleeder valve on the control valve and then moved the lever on the valve to make the suspension work up and down an...
1998 BMW 750iL 5.4L your ears VIN: WBAGK2322W
HELP; any of you BMW experts. I have a 750il that sounds like a wild turkey is under the hood. I'm not joking! It sounds like a turkey call when you come to a moderately agressive stop. The noise will last for a few seconds after the complete stop, and occasio...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L One Forward gear VIN: WBAGJ8325W
Visual inspection of wiring and connections around intake, cyl. head and trans areas--no obvious faults discovered. Lack access to factory information. Alldata info incomplete regarding failsafe mode. Alldata's scanned images of factory wiring diagrams is frag...
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L code stored
air bag light comes on int with no fault codes stored in air bag sys cde 45 keeps coming up in engine air bag light goes out when key shut off Thanks in advance for any help Trouble codes: 45 (multi function switch)
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Instrument cluster VIN: WBAGH83471
We replaced the insturment cluster. We have tried to program this new cluster several times with our GT1. Everything works with the exception of the traction light constantly flashes. If some one knows the step by step programming procedure we would greatly ap...
1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K8X
Hi everyone...Thanks for you help in advance!! This car came in orignally for a P0300 Code. The fuel filter was about 98% stopped up. We replaced the fuel filter and also did a throttle body cleaning..( This no longer seems to be a problem) While cleaning the... Trouble codes: P0401
1986 Chevrolet Cavalier CS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G1JD69P8G
Car originally came in on hook... Died on highway no previous symptoms. Would not start. ECT read -30 degrees, oil ridden with gas, replaced ECT, changed oil, replaced plugs, started fine, misfire #1. Replaced cap, rotor and wires (all OE). Misfire gone, runs,...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L A/C belt VIN: 1GCFC29U9X
This truck is a 1999 Silvarado C2500 with 6.0 engine.About a month ago the A/C quit working.There was no belt on it.Replaced belt and all was fine until today.Belt broke again. The belt looks like it just pulled apart.It isn't shredded or anything just pulled ...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L trans VIN: 1GNDT13W3Y
When cold, you take off and it won't accel. Not slipping, acts like brake is on or in high gear. It will slowly start to move and then it would shift. scaner says that it is in 1st gear. Once veh. is warmed up it will shift normally. Fluid looks good and is no...
2002 Chevrolet Venture LT 3.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on
After putting on an intake gasket, vehicle was hard to start. After starting, ran great. Almost immediately though engine light came on. Got cam sensor code. Cleared code and drove for 5 miles. All was good. Restarted ok but then light came on again. Cleared c... Trouble codes: P0340
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L radio VIN: 3GNFK16Z93
Install gm navigation radio in place of the 6-disc cd radio it came with. Old radio worked fine (bosses truck) however he wanted to upgrade, problem I am having is that I can only get sound for a fraction of a second when channel is changed (you can barely her...
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 8.1L compressor VIN: 3GNGC26G64
When I first pulled this car in the vent temperature was about 90 degrees, compressor clutch disengage. Hook up my tech 2 could not communicate with hvac control module.Did research on Mitchell and Iatn could not find much help.Went back to the truck the next ...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Poor Fuel Economy
First thing, thank you to all that respond. A customer of mine just purchased this 04 chev pickup at the time it had 5 miles on it. His question was why has the fuel milage dropped off. Orgionally it was getting around 17.5mpg. Now on the average he gets 13mpg...
1987 Chrysler Conquest 2.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge
Hello! Sorry I don't have the VIN, forgot to get the info at work. This (thing) has a rough idle, seems like it is loading up with fuel. Spark plugs are black. Runs OK once you are out on the road. Fuel pressure checks OK, injectors look brand new, but I don...
1993 Chrysler LeBaron 3.0L elect windows / blower VIN: 1C3XA36XPF
third time car was presented with same symptoms 10 months apart each time. no b voltage to window breaker or blower fuse dont want to just throw another ig switch at it but cant see anything else wrong.blower motor and window draw doesnt seem excessive
1995 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L ignition system VIN: 2C3HC46F9S
I have had a rough time w/ this one. Only 4 cylinders are sparking , but all are pulsing fuel. Cam & Crank were changed, along with coil pak and use pcm. All with same results. wave patterns on both cam & crank appear to be normal. But still cylinder one and f...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L code setting VIN: 3C8FY4BB71
Ok fellas, I need some help. 01 Pt Cruiser with 60k miles came in with a check engine light. Codes indicate 1/1 O2 lean. I checked fuel pressure and it is good. TPS is working normally and idle voltage is .76v. Map seems to be fine and ECT is right on. I check... Trouble codes: P0171
2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1C3EL46X92
As mentioned, this vehicle had the headgasket replaced at our shop. Upon start up the vehicle ran poorly-lack of power and stall. I did my basic checks and found the lack of vacuum at idle. Thinking mechanical problem, I pulled the front of the engine down aga...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L compressor VIN: 1B4GP54L2W
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L abs
scan for codes and retrive abs code 65 abs relay, i would like to know where is the relay located and if somebody have the diagnostic chart for this problem thank you.
2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L no-bus VIN: 1B3E546C31
the vehicle starts and runs fine but the speedometer is inoperative and the odometer reads the words "no-bus". we cannot communicate with the computer in any way. alldata and other local resources are not helpful. we assumed a faulty computer and tried a used ...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 4.7L compressor VIN: 3D7HU18N72
the will not ground compressor realy i could used a scanner and turn on the compressor there is no code i have replace the a/c heater control, powertrain control module and a/c pressure transducer and still have the same problem the powertrain control module w...
1994 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L abs VIN: 1FALP5842R
I have this taurus wagon that the yellow a.b.s. light will come on every so often.I scanned the on board computer for codes with the snap on scanner and the code it showed was 111 and did not get a definition to what it is.I looked at the mitchell book and it ...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FTEX14N5R
Vehicle came in as a no start, no spark. Replaced pick-up coil, still no spark. Found blown fuse for ECM, found new coil was bad and blowing fuse. Replaced coil and ICM, vehicle started and ran. Let customer take vehicle, next morning it was a no start/ no spa...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP52U3S
I have been through ALL the archives for similar problems and checked all related. Nothing found that could be the problem. The last TEST AA11-Isolate short in PCM. No breakout box, had PCM connected during this test, back probed the wiring, disconnected the I...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U0V
Fellow Tech's - I have a problem with this 1997 Ford Taurus with a 3.0L. It runs fine but turned on the CEL with code PO430, (cat efficiency below limit). Looking at my Red Brick Scanner, the O'2 sensor pids all said zero with the key on engine off with a cold... Trouble codes: P0430
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3FAKP1133W
Got a wierd one here. Engine has a very rough/vibration idle. Shakes the whole car, but is not a missfire type. Take it off idle and it's all but gone. All scan data looks good, O2 switching good, STFT&LTFT @0% , no codes. Did a search of the database and didn...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Differential VIN: 1FMZU34E8W
There is a rotational rumbling noise, sounds like wheel bearing, sound like rh front area, on lift in 4wd, noise is in rear diff. area, took apart, wheel bearings look ok, only spider gears have wear and pits will these gears cause noise? or is there something...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L temp guage VIN: 1FDXF46XEB
guage is not working normaly will not read coolant temp i thew a sender at no change when i ground the r/w wire at the sender the guage will swing i needto know how the ground is controled and where i dont have a schematic.i swaped a known good cluster stil no...
2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF1825Y
Hello, fellow techs. Vehicle has constant miss on one or more cylinders. Customer already tuned and replaced EGR, O2 sensor (left bank upstream)and coil pack. Tested spark output at end of plug wires on every cylinder, results good. Checked crank sensor trigge... Trouble codes: P0172 (system too rich bank 1), P0302 (cyl. 2 misfire), P0305 (cyl. 5 misfire)
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21F6Y
Hey diesel guys this one has me stumped. Starts and runs then with in 45 seconds to a minute starts surging and running bad and lots of white smoke then dies. will restart and do the same thing again. I installed new IPR valve the data on the scanner everythin...
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMPUL6L21
Not sure what's up with this expedtion. I've worked on many and haven't run into one like this that I couldn't get running good. Will have a slight mainly at idle sometimes you can feeling at a cruising speed of around 55 or so. scanner sometime says there is ... Trouble codes: 302 (misfire cylinder 2)
1997 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L speedometer VIN: 1GTGK24R7V
after driving this truck for 30kms or so @ 90kph or more on the hwy, if you decel to 65kph the speedo drops to zero and stays there until your speed is greater than 65 and then it will resume working/ not working depending on your speed being over or under 65k...
2000 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L valvetrian VIN: 1GTGG29R3Y
hello, it's been awhile since i needed some input on a problem, hopefully you guys can help this engine has 2 bent exhaust valves on #3 and #6 i know all repair history on this vehicle for over a year and have no problems with the engine. our shop just sold...
2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDJG31U53
random missfire code p0300 sets,intermittent missfire complaint, missfire history cly's #2,#4,#6,#8.all data good on freeze frame. #6 & #8 cly's have more history misses allready checked per iatn fixes, nothing found except ? #6 & #8 injectors. THANKS Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire)
2004 GMC Savana 2500 4.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGG29V24
Hello all, This one is a bit new for my country shop. Customer bought used and brought in witn check engine lite on.I pulled a code for the idle air control removed it for cleaning. It's a new style with sort of a boot over the spring on the pintle ;a type I'v...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCB7671N
Group, After renewal of H02S and Fuel filter, still has a cold power loss at low speeds when first takking off. The 02 voltage from the output sensor wire is 12 (system) volts for about 20 seconds. It then goes stochiometric on the road test. The bias voltag... Trouble codes: 43 (fuel supply problems)
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Air Compressor VIN: 2HKRL1861Y
Thanks for your time. Customer complaint A/C not cold , Charge system ,only needed .40 of a pound of 134a. Still not cold. A/C compressor and fans is turning on but the pressures are not changing ,The hoses high and low sides are not getting hot or cold. I thi...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SJDAID8YGL
i have a 2000 s-type 4.0 engine. the car came in with cam chain noise on the right side and running rough,no check engine light. i replaced the tensioner between the intake and exhaust cams and all noise is gone,however the car is only running off the left ban...
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FY29PXV
Geetings, we started by reinstalling the old dist.(in case customer did improperly)and it did not start, so I checked for spark and inj. pulse, it had neither. I wasn't getting a rpm signal to the scantool, so I tried a crank sensor. I am now getting a rpm sig...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB6232Y
The vehicle was towed to the shop on 3-22-05. The coils were not producing spark. The vehicle had the P0560C code on this visit. The tech performed a starting and charging system test after the coil replacement. After replacing the coils with factory units, th... Trouble codes: P560
1998 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Fails emission test VIN: JM1BC1418W
My scanner will not bring up a code but car will not pass OBDII readiness. The scanner confirms this but the only thing I see is that there is an 'OPEN' by the FSS 2 line. Also the number 2 O2 sensor reading hovers aroun .7 volts and does not toggle up and dow...
1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L All electric items VIN: 1070441203
This is my car. As I was driving I could hear the starter running (not engage)got to the shop turned the key off the engine wouldn't die messed with the key a few times and it died,but the starter kept running . I disconnected the battery(in the trunk)to stop ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L starter, doors, radio VIN: WPBEA32E6S
Other items that remain inoperable are the radio (display comes on and changes stations but NO sound), and no central locking. Sometimes, these systems come back online Willy Nilly of any sequence of opening and locking the doors, trunk and hood. I suspect th...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA24G0X
Hello Techs, This vehicle ran good at light throttle but would bog down on hard accelleration. We had a code for the recirculation airflap actuator. We replaced this part with no change. After reading the archives on the iATN site we also replaced the MAF sens... Trouble codes: P0243 (Air flap switchover actuator)
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L airride VIN: WDBNG70J1Y
Dear MB-Guru's we just did a "b" service and car was overnight on hoist. Next morning we finsished up B service, without any customer complains. car of the hoist, start car and drive it out: now we get the message" airmatic see workshop" We have no star-d...
1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 1.8L No Start VIN: 4A3CS44TBM
need some help on this one guys car will start some times cold other times will not fire at all,. if you keep tring it will start & barely run if touch throttle at all will die. adding carb spray to air intake fires right up can accelorate if sparying carb cle...
1987 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JN6HD16Y1H
Heres one for all the Nissan guys- customer changed the o2 sensor because he failed emissions test 1.7%co idle and 3.04%co cruise. After changing o2 truck would start but was dumping fuel. We have been checking it over but do not see our problem. After a plug ...
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L engine VIN: JN1CA21D9V
no start at times,shuts off going down the road and then hard restart. very intermittent.
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L theft loc radio VIN: 1G3WS52K2X
I had the battery disconnected while doing some work on the vehicle and forgot about the theft loc radio. Costumer did not have a code to unlock. I would appreciate it if someone could give me the unlock code for 842/857.
2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3N152T71
this car have a high rpm at idle 1200 rpm i check in the genesys and the desired rpm is 645 rpm, and the actual rpm 1200, the tps value is 3.53%, everything is ok the only problem are the rpm at idle to high. the iac value at idle is 50% i dont know why is to ...
2001 Other GM ISB 5.9L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4UZAAPBW81
when put from park to any gear,engine surges then idles normal after 3-5 seconds; looses power while driving intermmitantly. Trouble codes: 109 (eng. speed)
1995 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G2JB5245S
This little Sunfire is frustrating. the car performs good for about 3 or 4 minutes at a time & then cuts out or dies. It always restarts easy. The timing advance PID fluctuates at idle sometimes as much as 10 degrees, but is very steady above idle. I adjusted ...
1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G2HX52K8S
all components checked and voltage to pcm car will act like spark loss but never cuts off amp gauge willjump around when cutout starts only does it acouple times then may go a week perfect Trouble codes: P0321, P0341, P1630, P0117, P0112, P0123
1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Starting VIN: 12JB1247X7
Car came in with intermittent crank/no start condition. Checked basic ignition components and fuel pressure. All those and all wave patterns are within spec. Found 2 open GM recalls, one of which was for the ignition switch. Customer took car to dealer and had...
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L service vehicle soon VIN: 1G2NF52TXY
I cant seem to find the cause of the service vehicle soon light, I have checked for codes in ecm, abs system, airbag system, and instriment cluster, no codes or pending codes. but you can start the car and run it but as soon as it moves it turns the light on, ...
1993 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L slave cylinder VIN: 0YS3CK65B2
Vehicle originally came in with a blown clutch disc. Replace clutch assembly and had flywheel machined. Left original slave cylinder in at that time. One day later the clutch pedal would not return and slave cylinder could be seen not working while operating t...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4S3BG685XX
Hi everyone, I am looking for help finding a slight missfire,mostly cold.The moniter sets code for #3.I have checked available voltage(35k),pluges and wires replaced,and changed fuel injector with #1.(still sets code for #3)The compression is 180.Both intake ... Trouble codes: P0403

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1997 Audi A6 2.8L Power sunroof VIN: WAUE88D5VA
Thank you everyone for your quick responses. All the responses pointed to the sunroof switch. They seem to go bad, and the dealer had the part in stock. I replaced the switch on Monday and everything is working fine... Thank you all again and to iATN for being...
1989 Buick Century Custom 3.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 1G4AH51NK4
what we ended up having was a mechanical problem . the rear cylinder head had a broken rocker arm and the part was discontinued from gm. we managed to get one from a salvage yard. the vehicle now ran good enough to work on.we also put on a different ignition m...
1994 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6L 4th gear VIN: 1G6ET1296R
Thanks for all the good information! Most believed that cracked shift solenoids could be the problem. It was also suggested that I check the control wires near the transmission for oil. They have a problem with oil getting into the wiring, especially near the ...
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, Transmission VIN: 1G6KD52BSU
Sorry Guys, This was a nail bitter... I found that the ECM was not grounding the TPS & CTS. Thanks for all your help and input. Trouble codes: 21 (Throttle Pos Sensor CKT High), 15 (Coolant Temp Sensor CKT High).
1983 Chevrolet K10 Suburban Silverado 6.2L No Start VIN: 1G8EK16CXD
thanx to some helpful memebers, i was able to obtain wiring diagrams to rewire the gas harness for diesel, the owner is very happy, thank you for all those who helped!
1984 Chevrolet G20 Beauville 5.0L Piston height VIN: 1GCEG25H6E
Evidently this van had a 307, not a 305. Several replys said the crank was a 307/327 by the casting numbers which has a 3.25 stroke instead of a 3.48 stroke which explains the piston being 1/8 inch from the top. One reply said I could make this a 327 by using ...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L engine VIN: 1GCEC19R9T
Hello Tech's, I believe the problem has been solved with this one. The truck finally gave up long enough to do some testing, began with inspection of ignition system, found everything to be within specs there(coil was borderline on test, customer said replace ...
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L overheats VIN: 2G1WF52E03
The problem was a bad BCM. We bought a new one from Chevy Dealer and of course had to take the car to their service department to have it programed.
2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L steering VIN: 2C4GP44343
hello all and thanks for your replies. i took trent eversons advice and topped the resivoir off to a little over full while running. i informed the customer that it may or may not work. he has been gone for a while now and have not heard back from him. no tsb'...
1999 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L No Start VIN: KLATC5631Y
i this is not nec a fix as this car can take months for problem to occur but i have run extra earth cables to gearbox and chassis points to rule out any transient spikes on start up only time will tell
1992 Dodge Dynasty 3.3L crank sensor VIN: 1B3XC46R9N
Thanks for all the great replies!! Most agreed to drill and use a screw to pull it out. This baby was really in tight but we got it! I drilled a small hole close to the edge to avoid the magnet. Then used a long drywall screw ( Thanks Mike ) and a claw hamme...
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L 3-4 shift solenoid VIN: 1B4HS28Y4W
i retested all wiring and components as per all replies that i recieved and deturmand that it was definitly the pcm thanks to all that replied
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck ST 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18D14
Chad from minesota got this one right. The dealer replaced the PCM for a second time and the vehicle was fixed. Customer noted that with the bad PCM installed the seat belt chime to remind you to click it would not work. After new PCM was installed Chime worke... Trouble codes: P0306.
1991 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L No Start, HARD RESTART VIN: 1FACP54Y9M
Thanks to Scott from Washington, Nick from California, Nathan from Texas and Jeffrey from Washington. Went throuth various tests and procedures, found problem to be very unusual. After vehicle would get to running temperature tachometer would go to zero, vehic...
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU32X5P
Thanks to everyone for all the help. This vehicle finally would not start for a day. We had no fuel inj pulse and cranking rpms would go up erratically than stay mostly at 0 with occasional spikes while cranking. A noid light revealed injector would 'pop' occa...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX25F4T
first i would like to thank the twelve persons who took the time to reply. several recommended the web site anyone who visits this site will be impressed even if you arent a mechanic. anyone who owns or works on powerstrokes should... Trouble codes: P0603, P0340.
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L steering gear VIN: 1FTYR10VXX
Thank you for all your emails. Most of the noise was coming from the left side of the rack. The knocking noise was most prominent when vehicle was on the ground turning back and forth. It sounded just like a loose inner tie rod end popping back and forth. I pu...
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZF1722X
thank you for the replies. i found the fuel pressure to be up to 65psi. regulator plugged so replaced regulator, and flushed complete fuel system. runs like a new truck. Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L driver seat VIN: 1FMRU15W43
the cust. took unit to the unit to the dealer for warranty repair. the dealer replaced the motor that moves the seat back & forth. thanks everyone for their input.
1997 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Shoes 13 x 3.5 VIN: 1GTHG35R6V
Hello again my fellow wizards! I appreciate all the replies and input that everybody sent! What an adventure (pain in the ass) this was but eventually corrected the problem. First, we tried bevelling the shoes at a 45 degree angle at all ends and thought it he...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG3245W
Thanks to Scott who said ecm is under warranty. In canada it is 8years/[...] Send to dealer , replaced ecm . Now vehicle drives like a charm .Thanks again Sydney Trouble codes: P1607 (PWR TRAIN -- Manufacturer Controlled computer aux output).
1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2JD12TSV
hey guys thank you for all your replies I 1st did a relearn on the theft sys. that worked for 2 days. All the wires to the ignition switch looked to be in good shape so I changed the igniton switch and it been good for the least few days thank you all again fo...
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L 4th gear VIN: 1GMDX03E71
Sorry for the delay thanks for all the posts, completly oerlooked 4 th gear splines - looked at them about 10 times -looked fine -like they were fine until we realized the splines were supposed to go all the way to the end of the shaft not cut off about half w...
1998 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L valve adjustment VIN: 4S3BD435LW
First , thank you to everyone who helped me. The right cam gear has 2 marks on it. The little quarter inch mark is used to set the timing belt, the half inch arrow in the right cam gear is the TDC mark to adjust the valves. Turn the engine clockwise after ...
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L cooling fans VIN: 4S3BG6856W
the thermostat we installed turned out to be faulty new t-stat and all is well thanks for the help Jim.
1995 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2S3TDO3V6S
tried 3dr ecu, that didnt solve problem tried all other replies and none worked. found in knowledge data base of a similar problem that the injectors share same ground with coolant sensor. replaced collant sensor and solved the problem and customer was happy. Trouble codes: 52 (faulity injectors or ecm).
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C7X
thanks for prompt repliies,special thanks to William,Charlie,Bryon,John,and Dave. tried disconnecting the airbag module, tried touching the batt cables together, and tried hooking the instrument cluster back up . We still have no comm with any module, tried tr...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA23B2Y
Thank you for all the help. The source of the problem turned out to be a broken vacuum hose going to the switching valve assembly at the back of the head. After replacing the hose the check engine light remained off. Again, thank you. Trouble codes: P0411.
1996 Volvo 960 2.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1KS9608T
Sorry didn't close this issue earlier, the problem was the rpm sensor or the crank sensor goes on the top of the trans
2000 Volvo V70 GLT SE 2.4L Misfire, ERRATIC ECM OPERATIO VIN: YV1LW56D6Y
Sorry for the delay. all the weirdness with the generic scan tool turned out to be normal. the data link connector is multiplexed with the bcm & the anti theft system. the problem turned out to be the electronic throttle system. new ones have to be programed b...
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