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1992 Acura Legend LS 3.2L No Start VIN: JH4KA7676N
Hey Guy, Ive read through past posts about no start, and found that the main relays are common, and also the ignitors. I have no triiger to the ignition coils, all fuses are good, and all power and grounds are present at the ignitor harness. Trusty Mitchell sa...
1998 BMW 318ti 1.9L transmission VIN: WBACG8328W
Good evening BMW techs.I have a 318ti automatic with a transmission that is acting weird.cold I start the car ,put it in reverse,then drive and drive away,all is well.when I get to a stop and go to accelerate it won't move,forward or reverse.Stop the engine an...
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Rotors VIN: WBAAM3334X
Customer purchased car with 45k. At 60k he ran over a bunch of pipes that fell out of a truck on freeway.Insurance paid for refurbished wheels. Customer drove and car had vibration driving and braking. Took car to dealer and all 4 wheels where replaced. On the...
1992 Buick Skylark Custom 3.3L No Start, no check engine lite VIN: 1G4NJ54N8N
hello iatn members i am posting this message for a fellow mechanic. car came on a hook, for a no start. he acknowledge the vehicle has spark, but no injector pulse, tried to scan vehicle with a "red brick", "no communication", also notice "no check engine li...
1995 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L idle-noise-vibration VIN: 1G4CU5219S
Hello fellow Technicans, this car runs well and sounds normal, no vibration at idle, until I replaced the factory (?) plastic idler pulleys (4 worn) with new steel (3) pulleys and (1) plastic ribbed idler, now have a rattle noise and vibration at idle only, th...
1965 Chevrolet C10 350CID alignment specs VIN: 4C154A1194
We have built this 65 Chevrolet and went to align it but found we don't have any specs for the vehicle. The furthest we go back is 1972. If someone has the specs for the 65 C10 I would very much appreciate it. fax # [...]
1989 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L P/S Pump VIN: 1GCDC14Z8K
Hello all. i need some ideas on this one. i have replace the ps pump on this thing three times in the last year. they have all failed in the exact same way. they break the pump of inside and you can pull the shaft right out. i have checked the steering compone...
1991 Chevrolet C1500 454 SS 7.4L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDC14N9M
Vehicle presented with surge at cruise. Noted TCC was commanded on and off. Traced wiring-ok. No DTC's in PCM. Scoped TPS, MAP, and O2. Ck'd fuel pressure-15 KOEO. Replaced TPS and pressure regulator. Problem still present, so ordered up PCM. Replaced PCM, tra... Trouble codes: 45 (Exhaust Rich)
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L no symptoms..just mi VIN: 2G1W52M5V9
Car came in with a P1675.Solenoid was recently changed.Can feel rapid pulsations at the solenoid.Should the evap system be smoked?The cae has zero drivability problems..just the mil is lit.Thanks in advance,Randy Trouble codes: P1675 (EVAP Vent Solenoid Control Circuit)
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 2GCEK19T82
Need some help on this one because I'm obviously missing something. Truck came in with obvious misfire, and customer complaint of low power and dieseling. Initial test found no communication at ALDL. Had blown fuse, replaced. After scanning, found codes 301, 3... Trouble codes: 300 (Multiple Misfire), 301 (misfire cylinder 1), 307 (misfire cylinder7)
1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1C3EJ56H6V
I have two of these cars both with missfire on no.5 all test show ok injector coil and balance fuelpress.comp.plugs wires cap no vac. leaks nothing seems to add up also checked injector drive both cars have had head jobs done at machine shop new timing belts a...
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L all gages and warning lights VIN: 3G8FY68B02
Customer had car washed at an automatic car wash and then noticed that none of the gages or dash warning or illumination lights were working. I have checked all fuses, and wiring and have not found any problem. There are no service bulletins about this and the...
1987 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7FN14M3H
Hello fellow techs. This Dodge came in for a major tip in hesitation and stall when accelerating from a stop. Found accelerator pump inop, due to someone else leaving springs out of it. rebuilt carb with the proper pieces and the carb works great. Now it dies ...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L odometer and shift indicator VIN: 2B4GP44R6T
I am not up to date on testing this problem. half of the odometer lights up the first half eg 171,???. the gear shift indicator lights up P R N. also when you turn the key off they remain lite up. no other problems noted with any other gauges.
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Mechanical VIN: 1B7GL22X9Y
We have this 2000 Dodge Dakota that has had a recent rebuild, as you drive along and coast to slow down it will make a slight clunk on the 3-2 downshift. This clunk seems to get worst when it is hot, the govenor sensor and solenoid were replaced when it was re...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Surge VIN: 3B7HF13Z1Y
Truck kept in great shape,taken care of. Problem occurs at least once a day and only at an idle. The idle will surge up to around 1500 to [...] when truck comes to a stop at idle,if you put the truck in drive surge will not stop.It also sets no codes,soun...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7MF33771
Hi everybody,the truck came in 2 month ago with check eng light on.customer said when the light came on,he had no response from the accel.Whatever he push or not,it stayed at idle rpm.After waiting 1 minute beside the road,every thing came normalfor the rest o... Trouble codes: 122 (app sens volt too low), 234 (turbo boost limit exceed), 121 (app sens do not agree with idle valid signal), 1693 (dtc detected in pcm), 123 (app sens sig volt too hi), 606 (ecm failure)
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Unknown VIN: 2B3HD46R52
Had trans cooler line leak, and then after fixing this, it started with DTC 1776- LowReverse solenoid. I reset it and now it has DTC code 7F (according to the Genysis Scanner) I don't have this code listed. This is my own car, and I have been told by a custo...
1991 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF15Y0M
This ford truck came back to us on the hook. we intalled a new fuel pump last week. as we ran scan tool we lost comunication and the fuel pump started running after its 2 second koeo cylce when pump ran we lost comunication to scanner. still had 12 volts to st... Trouble codes: 512 (Keep alive memory failure)
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L low power VIN: 3FALP6530T
Car was towed in because it will hardly run. Sounded like low fuel pressure or plugged exhaust. Both are OK. I thought timing belt might have jumped; it is OK. Then I made a Top Dead Center mark and checked timing: It is firing about 20 degrees AFTER TDC. Even...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L idle high VIN: 1FALP52U5V
Intermittent high idle approx. 1600rpm. no check engine light. iac code may have been caused by unplugging when running. applied vacuum to egr when engine idle was normal and engine wants to die. Normal operation. While engine idle was high, unplugged iac and ... Trouble codes: P1504, P0402
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L heater blower VIN: 1FDRE1422X
Blower motor will run for a while and then it will blow the fuse.
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, PINGING VIN: 1FDRE142XX
problem occurs during light acceleration under load,or during a gradual increase in rpm's while in neutral or park, no problem is noted during hard acceleration or at idle.started with major tune up due to lack of maintnance in the ignition system, vehical ran... Trouble codes: P1000 (monitor testing incomplete), P0301 (cylinder no. 3 misfire)
1996 GMC K2500 Suburban SLE 6.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3GKGK26F2T
truck has very rough idle - no trouble codes. fuel injection pump replaced by dealer 1 month ago. fuel quality is good. how common is injector failure with this vehicle?
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L ball joint VIN: 1HGCB7278P
This vehicle was towed in with the stud of the right lower ball joint sheared off -it broke at the ball joint end -not at the threads -the stub was left in the spindle with about 3/4 inch of stud sticking out -I know if taper in the spindle is worn and loose t...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JHMBC7677P
We have here a 93 Honda Accord that misfires on several cylinders at approx 2000rpm's, will rev through if you let off the accelerator and step on it again. We have done a complete tune and valve adjust including replacing the ignition wires and spark plug tub...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L alarm system VIN: 1J4GZ58S5T
customer bought this used 2 years ago first complant was interior lights flashed while driving, just not for me. today came to work and the batt was dead and horn relay was clicking. charged batt and horn started blowing and alarm light flashing. checked the c...
1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Unknown VIN: 1070441203
This vehicle has progressivly gotten worse, You feel this vibration through entire vehicle at 2300rpm. Vibration increases with engine RPM (hard acceleration)etc. When you reach cruise speed problem is gone, or at least undetectable. I can actually feel vibrat...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300CE 3.0L Hard start VIN: WDBEA51D3M
Hello, All. Thanks in advance for any help you can give us. We have this Benz here, and it has been to at least two other shops prior to ours and no one can seem to figure it out. The car will have an extended crank only after it sits overnight. It will run ro...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1ZWFT6039X
Hello All, I got this car for a no-start condition, I found a broken timing, I disassembled the front of the engine and checked all of the affected pulleys and found no problems, so I installed the timing belt. This engine is a DOHC with varible cam timing on ...
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3AK44YXV
VERY intermitant, Sometimes stalls at idle, somtimes taking off from a stop, Sometimes difficult to restart per cust. No codes pending or otherwise, short and long fuel trims around zero, Has NOT acted up on me yet, thou the customer said it happens as many as...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CAZ1D45
hello to all IATN techs, We got this vehicle in the shop for oil leak repair and after everything is put back together the vehicle got 2 dead cylinder 2&3 no spark came out from the coils , tried switch coil but no luck after did some test & found the signal w... Trouble codes: 1320
1991 Oldsmobile Toronado Trofeo 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G3EV13L4M
Need some help guys...This Olds came to us to repair because it failed as a gross polluter. Initially were unable to scan. After reading posts we found that the instrument panel (which was just laying in the dash) was inoperative and that by unplugging it we c...
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3NL52EXX
Vehicle presents with no shift quadrant display, no odometer, no tach or fuel gauges, no hi-beam indicator. All fuses test good. Computer will not communicate with our M2500 scanner despite numerous attempts. After cycling key off and on again now all dash lig...
1974 Other GM Shovelhead. 1586CC Magneto VIN: 0123961239
Hello lads, I need some help on this one this probem has had me scraching my head. Have any of you good people had any experiences with setting the mag timing on a Harley Davidson Shovel head before? I have set the timing on either cylinder just before T.D.C. ...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52T4T
vehicle came in with a code p0600. everything that I read said to replace the pcm. has anyone had a similar code and was the fix was to replace it? I do not want to replace it and find out it was something else. all the power and grounds are good. Trouble codes: P0600
1997 Saturn SC2 1.9L Misfire VIN: 1G8ZG1277V
this car shows missfires on cylinders 1&4 engine runs great though, you see them at cruise somtimes but they really show up on decell , crank is in sync, car also has new wires & plugs , coil packs check out & switched them with 2&3 with same results, also mis... Trouble codes: P0300
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L transmission VIN: JT3DJ81W4P
Hi Toyota Techs, This one came with no power. Road tested and found out that it's starting off in 2nd gear. I can start off in manual lo ok, but when I shift to Drive, it goes into 2nd gear and stays there. I followed code diagnostics, found shift solenoid #1...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 3VWSC29M7X
Customer dropped off vehicle and complained about poor running and a real bad hesitation. Verified complaint. Secondary ignition wires were arcing all over. Replaced ignition wires and throughly cleaned coil pack assembly. Checked coolant temp sensor-was readi... Trouble codes: P1128 (Long term fuel trim-system too lean), P0300 (general misfire), P3014, P0172 (Short term fuel trim-system too lean)
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Rear main seal VIN: YV1LS5533W
We recently replaced a rear main seal on this vehicle because of a leak. Now the rear main seal we just put in leaks. We're a little hesitant to jump right back in and replace it again, at least without trying to figure out where we went wrong. We don't have m...
2000 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L hard start/ cold VIN: YV1TS97D6X

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1988 Acura Legend 2.7L Brakes lock up VIN: JH4KA4648J
Well this car is a done deal. Thanks to every one that took the time to reply. Every reply was right on the money. After replacing the master cylinder once in our shop and twice elsewhere, we got it fixed with your help. Their are two adjustments you can do ...
2000 Acura Integra LS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DB7650T
sorry take too long to close this one . First of all thank you all your help, most replies agree that solenoid short and take ECM go bad as well, also 2 way valve contamination, corrosion and deposit salf inside the valve . My solenoild was short , so i think ... Trouble codes: P1457 (leak detected in EVAP control system).
1995 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G6KS52Y0S
Thanks for all the responses. I diabled the abs by disconnecting the brake fluid level sensor and replaced beth o/2 sensors and the nox readings were both under 50 . Mike [...]
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Oil leak/burning? VIN: 1G6KD54Y6V
We are hoping this vehicle is fixed. Performed TSB for piston soak treatment, replaced pcv (again) and no drop in oil to date. Customer does not drive enough to be sure yet, but no oil under intake yet!!
1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14H0N
Good morning group, sorry for the delay in the 'fix' post This was a good one. The overwhelming majority said the dist. armeture fails & loses it's magnetism, which can be indicated by cracks in the pole piece. I pulled & checked, and there were definate cra...
1995 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Brakes VIN: 1GNEL19W3S
Well guys, it seems that I should pay more attention to what my guys do out on the floor, and double check everything! The guys did NOT switch everything as I was told! What the fix was, was changing the friction material. The customer had changed the caliper ...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GNDU06L5S
I want to thank everyone for their help. I got some very good suggestions on this one. Unfortunately no one had the right answer. Terry from Michigan had a suggestion that I hadn't thought of. The power supply to the injectors might be dropping out under accel...
1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1Y1SK5282W
Thanks for everyones input. The fix was two parts: first was the crank sensor. Crank sensor was weak, old one 8.2 volts peak to peak with very minor fluctuations in signal and new one was 11.2 volts peak to peak with no fluctuations. Dont know why it didnt set...
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Drivetrain VIN: 1GNFK16T11
Ray from Minnesota hit the spike on the head with changing out the fluid to the newer Auto-Trac II number [...]. Took most of the vibration out of the unit. Thanks to all who took the time to send me info!!!
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GNDS13S22
trail blazer died again friend talked to chevy dealer about this problem . they said they have been replacing the throttle body with new one. friend replaced throttle body and trail blazer has not died for two weeks. thanks for everyone who posted to this.
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L coolant fan VIN: 1G1JC12462
Well, thanks to all that replyed !! Well, Amin [...] Rusty were on the money, clogged heater core. The hose goes from the bock to heater core to the back of the thermostat housing, so when there is low flow, the thermostat doesnt get hot enought to open, flushed...
2001 Daewoo Leganza CDX 2.2L left turn light VIN: KLAVA692X1
customer has not been able to return car for repairs. possible causes for problem is turn signal lever, chafted wires inside left fender well, indicator cannister or anti-theft module.
1995 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Misfire VIN: 3B7KF23Z5S
Thanks to all who took the time to reply to my post. The culprit turned out to be the crank angle sensor, it didn't appear to be damaged in the installation of the engine but I decided to try it anyway and thank goodness it fixed all the symptoms. thanx again ...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L No Start, Stall, Has codes no mil VIN: 3B7HC12Y7W
This vehicle ended up needing a new PCM. We never were able to see the 5 volts drop from the computer using a lab scope. We had all 5 volt sensors unplugged and the PCM would still set the same codes for Primary and Secindary 5 V. We even removed both 5 V wire... Trouble codes: P1496 (5 Volt power supply output too low. Chryl hex code 92), P1488 (Auxiliary 5 Volt supply output too low. Chrysl hex code b9).
2000 Dodge Dakota 3.9L ignition VIN: 1B7GG22X4Y
Well gentlemen, thank you one and all for all the eager replies. What I finally traced this problem to was 3 wires in the main bulk head coming through the firewall that had the insulation slightly damaged by none other than the customer when installing a plow...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4HS28N9X
hi every body,thank to all who took the time to help me,turn out to be bad trans. Trouble codes: 700.
1976 Ford LTD 6.6L Stall VIN: 6P63S16623
Thank You AL [...] for the replies. As you can all imagine, it was the module. Distributor was replaced awhile back. (Customer tells me after a couple of days) All is well and running GR8! THANK YOU AL [...] Again.
1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14T0L
The ignition module was the source of my no start. If you measure the voltage on the crank wire using a DVOM set to the AC volt scale you will find approx. 2 volts of AC voltage when the circuit is not in the crank mode. I spoke to some of my buddies at Delphi...
1995 Ford Windstar 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA51495
I don't know why, but I changed #2 & #6 injector and put in another aftermarket ecm in this van (they warrantied it) I got a lot of good replies, (clik on replies to read them) thank you all, especially the ones that said they have seen this before and on #6 i... Trouble codes: P0302, P0306.
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L ball joint VIN: 1FALP5223V
Most replies agreed that a taurus ball joint can be loose in one spot and tight in another. Of course check with suspension unloaded, the most common was not to check it at 6 oclock but at4 and 8. Some even noted that they get tight right before they break. Th...
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1421W
Thank you IATN guys that took the time to help me. It turns out we compounded our problem by leaving an injector plug loose, once that was resolved we were able to isolate the problem to the EGR system by unplugging the valve, pulled the manifold, cleaned the ...
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE1424X
Removed upper intake and cleaned carbon built up in the egr ports #3 was the only one open and all the egr gas was going to #3 causing a misfire on #3 .Thanks to everyone for there help . Trouble codes: 303 (misfire on 3 cylinder).
1985 Jaguar XJ12 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle VIN: SAJJDALW4C
You guys pointed us in the right direction once again.We readjusted the throttle stops and the idle came down to 1200 still too high.We removed the auxiliary air valve under the left intake cleaned it and it ran perfect at 750 rpm for a couple of drives then w...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJGX2747V
Well this one is down the road.After going back over inputs and outputs to both ICM's ,I ruled out grounds and power supplies. That only left wiring issues or a bad ECM.This is a used vehicle bought at an auction so I paid close attention to any damaged wiring... Trouble codes: P1368 (Ignition amplifier), P0352 (Ign. coil B pri/sec. fault), P0353 (c), P0355 (e), P0358 (h).
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA0D94G
we went back and started rechecking our power and ground circuits, we found that the fuse for the throttle control was blown, it was one of those that looked ok ,but it had blown almost inside the one leg of the fuse, or it might not had blown all the way. we ... Trouble codes: 1586 (tacm failure).
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FY29PXV
Well looks like it's fixed! I would like to thank all who replied,especially those who suggested a coil. What I still don't understand is why I had no pulse on the neg. side of the coil(???) Also, I come to find out during my diag. that my noid light crapped o...
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S51
Thank You all for the help, We found the leak with the help of our brand new smoke machine. The leak was a crack in the rubber connecting hose on the line that goes back to the charcoal canister. The location of the connector was on the drivers side against ... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap system leak large).
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L Manual transmission noisy VIN: KNDJA7237X
Noise was coming from the transfer case. Replaced transfer case and solved the problem. Thanks for all the help.
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Radio VIN: WDBFA63E1R
Customer decided to take vehicle to dealer. Was not willing to give us time to fix problem. Thank you all for the replies though.
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Right front marker lamp VIN: WDBUF65J13
thanks for all the help. this car returned to the dealer since they have previously work on this particular problem.this car came from on of the body shop.i will update my finding as soon i have more information.
2000 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1MEFM6534Y
Replaced fuel pump. There is an updated fuelpump kit that is used. There was a lot of debris in the bottom of the fuel tank, possibley from the pump assembly. The pick-up screen was partially clogged. The new pump assembly is no longer fastened to the bottom o... Trouble codes: P0190 (fuel rail pres cky fault).
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR0544W
Jerry [...] was right on the money. Charcoal canister disintegrate internally sending charcoal in the entire system. I pull the hose on the Purge Flow Sensor located on the intake manifold and found charcoal in it. Disconnect the hoses from sensors and caniste... Trouble codes: P1444 (Purge Flow Sensor Circuit Low input.).
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L dome lights VIN: 1G3WHSSM9R
Hello all We messed up on this one,it is the headlight switch causing the draw killing the battery.What we did wrong was use a test light for a draw at the main fuse,we should have used a a larger light(like a headlight as some Guys are)There is so many item...
1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2NE15D4S
Well, we gave up and sent it to another garage. They still haven't figured it out and are currently tracing the entire engine control harness(lucky them!) If anything changes, I'll be sure to re-post. Sorry about the delay in closing, we've been out straight.....
1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Starting VIN: 12JB1247X7
Thanks to the seven who responded. Most of you were leaning towards the cranks and or cam sensor. After replacing both and still having the same problems (luckily our local gm dealer let us try the parts & return them if they did not work). We called a tech su...
2001 Renault Laguna 1870CC car looses power VIN: VF1BGOG062
Hello, To report on this fix, I checked the air temp & flow meters & all was running well too spec. Checked the air filter box for damage found no air leaks or any other forms of damage. The air filter seemed ok not very dirty but changed it any way, cleared t...
1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L Hard Start VIN: YS3DF58N6X
I knew this was going to happen. The boss got cold feet and shipped the car.It needed major $$ A/C work as well as the hard start,so he advised customer to sell it! Oh well, anything that takes too long... Anyway, it was determined that the fuel pressure was h...
2001 Saturn L300 3.0L mil VIN: 1G8JW52R31
The first reply I recieved was dead on the money. I had failed to mention that I put a battery in the vehicle right in the middle of testing. Sorry, I was flustered and it just escaped me. I was unable to clear the pcm codes with both the Snap On scanner and t...
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L oil VIN: JF1SF6556W
Thanks to everyone! A lot of really good suggestions. I took it apart again and found what most of you said. 3 loose screws on the plate behind the oil pump. Removed all screws and used loctite. Customer has had the car over the weekend and placed cardboard un...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Valves VIN: 4S3BG6857X
Well, this has been enlightening. Talked to Fel-pro tech rep this morning; two things were clear: they don't have an accurate database matching parts to the packaging they come in or to the intended application. The rep claimed that the part number (Fel-pro 26...
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