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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUBA24B1X
This Po411 incorrect secondary air flow has come back again. I don't know if something is sticking open or if something is operating when it shouldn't. I jumped the air pump motor and it seemed to blow ok and I checked the operation of the control solenoid it ... Trouble codes: P0411 (incorrect secondary air flow), P1138 (and P1136 lean bank 12 pending codes), P0305 (misfire 5 pending code)
1988 BMW 535is 3.5L No Start VIN: WBADC840XJ
this BM cut out and will not start ,once tow to my shop it usually start right away. one time it did not start ,and had on spark but start right next time.new crank sensors had replace.bmw dealer also replace main and fuel pump relays thanks for reply
1990 BMW 325i 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: WBAAD21070
Hey fellow techs, Have a 90 BMW drove into shop because of a squeeling belt. Found seized waterpump. Changed waterpump. Started it up to bleed air of coolant. Ran good for about 5 minites when it started to stumble and then just quit. Looked around and saw fu...
1995 BMW 325is 2.5L all the red light on the dash comes on. and the ga VIN: WBABF4326S
Hello everyone, 1995 E36 325is 2 doors. Customer stated, “With in last 1 month while I was driving the car, 2 or 3 times for only 5 seconds all the instrument red lights came on. (Just like when you first turn the ignition key on) and then with in a second or ...
1993 Cadillac Eldorado Sport 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6EL12YXP
I need a copy of the TPS/idle relearn procedure for this car. Trouble codes: P080
1991 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDT13ZXM
the problem i am having is that the customer is concerned with the poor fuel mileage they are getting. I have a code 44 and my block learn is reading 109. Which indicates that i am running rich. I replaced the fuel regulator and o2. All my other sensors are re... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust)
1994 Chevrolet K1500 4.3L high idle VIN: 1GCEK14Z8R
hi guys,we are having a hard time with this truck,it idles at 1100 rpms all the time,customer replaced the iac motor and the pcv valve.we blocked off the iac port and did not change,also drilled out the base idle adjustment screw will only go down to about 850...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Engine VIN: 1GCEK19R7T
Hello all. I could use a little help on this one. Vehicle came into our shop with a random misfire code, misfire on 1 3 and 8. Opened hood and found number 1 and 3 plugwires swapped, changed back and nuber 3 misfire went away. I then set cam retard and small m...
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 6.0L abs module, warning lamps VIN: 3GNGK26U0Y
hey everyone , This truck ,under acceleration lights up the ABS and Brake warning lights ,looses data from the ECBM . When the head lights are on the turn signal indicators come on dim just before the data loose and the lights coming on . the abs system does ...
2000 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on
IN ADVANCE THANKS TO ALL THAT REPLY.I Found coolant in #1 cyl. (after doing all my basic tests) so then I did a Leak down test in cylinder to check for possible gasket or craked head. leak down test indicates no problems. put pressure to cooling system/sat for... Trouble codes: P0301 (cyl 1 missfire)
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L low coolant level sensor VIN: 2G1WF52E21
This vehicle came in with the message center warning light coming on sometimes saying low coolant level. An audible chime would also be heard when the light would come on. The coolant level in the radiator is full. The low coolant level sensor is the square st...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L abs VIN: 1GNEC13T71
This truck came in with the ABS pump running all the time and the ABS light on. Found the EBCM to be bad so we replaced the module and the ABS works now and the pump dose not run all the time. But now the Traction control off light stays on and you can not tur...
2000 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L a\c system VIN: 3C3EL55H5Y
2 weeks ago cust came in for a leak check on a/c, we added dye to it and found the fitting was leaking. changed the line, pulled vac, and recharged, everything was good for about two weeks. Cust showed up today, pressures still the same as i left them, shows n...
2000 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1C3EJ56H7Y
Hello everyone, This car has a pretty solid miss. We did a tune-up after finding some of the plug wires arcing out. It started running better but still has a miss. Checked everything we can think of. Has good spark, good fuel pressure, pulse, and spray patter... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Misfire), P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire), P0302 (Cylinder 2 misfire)
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7HF16Z8R
Fuel pump failure again. We just inherited this from another shop that is very qualified to fix this but must have missed something. All the history is their's.I got this truck in this morning and tested fuel pressure,45 psi.Left gauge on and went for drive.Ri...
1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3ES47CXS
the proplem i think is we are getting battery voltage when we open the ignition keys on for 2 seconds only.but there is no power while we crancking the engine. there is spark to the plugs. and i checked for 8 volts reference on the orange wires that is coming ...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B4GP44R7T
This Caravan came in as an intermittent stall and will not restart. I was able to reproduce the symptom with my scope on the crank and cam sensors. When it stalled I lost both of these signals. I then checked the 8 volt supply to the crank and cam sensors and ... Trouble codes: 11
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L speedo, tach VIN: 3B7KF26Z71
Customer came in and complained of no guages, no bus was displayed in odometer. No codes found. Customer had to leave right away,key on engine off a few times cleared up condition. The vehicle will be dropped off monday, i found no tsb on this condition. Hopin...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMDU34X9S
car came in hook, not running, sounded like, and felt like no power hesitating,stumbling and stalling when accel. gutted the cats still same thing, removed muffler and still same thing , hooked up scan tool, the fuel pressure was 18, replaced pump with new and...
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L steering VIN: 1FMZU32P8W
Hello fellow techs, This Explorer came in for basic service and tires.We replaced both inner tie rods(had excesive play), both front tires and had it aligned. The truck now has a bad shudder when turning the wheel. The steering wheel shakes terribly while t...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L engine VIN: 1FTRX17L8X
Hello to all Ford techs Don't know if this is the correct forum for this task, if it is not I apologize This one is a mystery to me and everyone around. Pickup came in on the hook with a noise sounding like a tappet, informed the customer, valve covers need to...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L warning light VIN: 1FTNX21F3X
airbag light will flash twice then pause then seven times and then start over again . The snap-on scanner gives code 1888 warning light malfunction.Any help would be appreciated
2000 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Long fill time VIN: 1FAFP5226Y
Hello All, We have this Taurus that takes forever to fill with fuel. Have checked the following items: 1. Fuel fill hose clear/no restrictions 2. Fuel vapor line(up to filler) - No restrictions 3. Vapor Vent valve open - No restriction 4. Vapor Vent hoses - N...
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L cooling sys VIN: 2FAPP3CA67
hello ford techs, I have a 01 focus with a 16v zetec dohc, car runs at [...] with fans on, changed thermostat & radiator,also I cant find the cooling temp. sensor, the dealer says its on the thermostat housing but its not.car still shows hot but my uv lig...
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L torque converter,frnt seal VIN: 1FDXE45F41
Hello everyone. I have a ford e-350 super duty 7.3l turbo deisel with a 4r100 trans in it. vehicle originally came in with front seal blown out, & trans burnt, due to fluid loss. During overhauling it, we noticed all the bushings to be blue from heat damage as...
1997 Geo Metro 1.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C1MR52XV6
Vehical will not go over 1750 rpm when warm, wont go past 35 mph, acts like it has a rev limitor.Injector pulse width wont go past 3.1 ms when it acts up. I can see the injector pattern stop spraying fuel. Vehical runs fine after sitting over night, has to be ... Trouble codes: P0505
1992 GMC K3500 Sierra SLE 6.5L overdrive VIN: 1GTHK34F4N
no overdrive scanner readings of tps volts 1.76 ,tps angle% 35%, coolant temp reads -35 there all stuck there no movement what so ever.checked voltage at tps plug with volt meter reads like it should right ref, right output traced all the way to ecm same outpu...
1994 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Mechanical VIN: 1GTHK34F9R
last repair was made in 12/31/03 at 138720 miles.OE flywheel was used with updates. All appears normal with dowel pins for bell housing,torque converter appears to be fine. What is happening to flywheel is cracking around crankshaft bolts.Back in shop today br...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.7L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCE6678T
Vehicle arrived with start but must have accelerator pressed to keep running and appears to be running on 3 cylinders. Codes 1361 and 1381 for tdc and cam and lab scope shows acceptable? Had labed scoped crank sensor as well and acceptable. Did so directely at... Trouble codes: 1361 (tdc), 1381 (cyl position)
1986 Jeep Cherokee Chief 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1JCHL783XG
this vehicle came in with a high CO and HC problem (idle CO 5.25% and Cruise CO 6.65%. the IAT showed no resistance, replace that. The CTS and the WOT switch werew connected together...not good. also the EGR Valve was not opening even with a vacuum pump. repla...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4FJ68S5W
Jeep driving us batty. Has a knocking type noise when turning either direction intermittently. It will only happen after driven for a while. Using listening device we have isolated it down to right wheel area. The noise starts as soon as steering wheel turned ...
1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L heat/ac control VIN: JTUZ30L1P0
Customer states that this problem was present before repairs, before the leaks started. AC and heat control defaults to full hot or full cold when temperature moved up or down will not stabilize at preset temperature. When performing self test all vent servo m...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMEU27A1Y
Customer came in with complaint that rear end was at full height. said started after being hit in rear bumper while in a parking space. We could not pull codes so we checked to be sure rear height sensor was still in place. After wiggling on it we walked away ...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Trans Range Sensor VIN: JM1TA2218S
Help Mazda Gurus! This vehicle was presented to me by the customer through a local transmission shop for dtc P0705. Their electrical guy and another place replaced the Trans range sensors for a total of 3 sensors. The original shop that replaced the trans inst...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L MIL Lamp on, NO ACCELORATION VIN: WDBCA25D2K
hey,mercedes techs! we work on newer rides but his one is a little vintage.the owner of the local dominos shows up with this 1989 merc 300sel.he tells me that it starts up and runs a little rough and about five minutes it seems to smooth out and run quite well...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDBCA35EXM
I bought htis car for my wife (first mistake) to replace old and tired 500sel. Car was sluggish and had 14 inches of vacume at idle. Found vac leak at trans modulator hose, reapired. Ran motor vac on injection system and that is when things changed. Idle went ...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SE 3.2L Mechanical VIN: WDBGA32E6P
During disassembly I marked the gears and chain at top dead center and reassembled the way I took apart. I now have an engine that won't start without giving it throttle and has a surging idle. I also have a heavy noise like a bad power steering pump coming fr...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L fuel gauge VIN: WDBLK65GXX
fuel gauge has mind of its own, the gauge will read empty sometimes even when the tank has been filled, then it might read half or 3/4 later. this conditionnhas been happening foe about six months ,except when the car is in for service. i would normally consid...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Lighting VIN: WDBNG70J0Y
2 problem first low beam headlamp flickers goes on and off. is it the bulb?? rh headlamp works fine. how do you switchover km to miles??? i switch it when reseting maintanence please help
1961 MG MGA 2.0L Alignment VIN: GHDL96038X
need alignment specs AND CAMBER/CASTER PROCEDURE
2005 Mini Cooper 1.6L fluid level VIN: WMWRC33495
We suspect the transmission fluid level on this vehicle may be low - as with any vehicle following the type of collision repairs described. As a standard operating procedure, we generally check all fluid levels of the vehicles after the body shop has completed...
1990 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Brougham 3.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1G3CW54C6L
Do'es not pass Em test. our local test is bar 90, 2500 rpm and Idle.Discovered that ecu is going into open loop at off Idle, over 800rpm and will cycle every 12-15 seconds open/closed, Temp won't matter 180 to 210 deg F. During closed loop o2 is normal lean/ri...
1993 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1GHDU06L6P
vehicle runs poor, frt bank manifold and egr tube glows red when rpms at 1500. maf reads 21 gps at idle, o2 varies, tps at .5, iac at 120, rpm 750 lt fuel trim at 135. only have 7 in vacuum and steady. if you rev up the engine is at 17 in vaccum. engine compre...
1997 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G3NL52T7V
Under load all the time it misfires. The reason is because all 4 injectors are intermittantly are not being fired. Ground lug at trans is good. Idle is good. All injectors ohm out ok. When I say that the injectors are not being fired, it is the pcm driver ckts...
1994 Peugeot 605 3.0L Cuts out VIN: VF36BUFZ29
hi memders, i greeting you all i have a problem about a customer car ,lt start then goes off obout a few seconds ,it seem to me that is the scurity system which is cousing the problem on the car, becouse i check the fuel system and is ok likewise the ignition ...
1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Shift interlock VIN: 1G2NE52T2V
Intermittently can not remove key. This is electric and not cable. We have tried everything that has been posted before except replacing the shift lever. The switch has always tested ok, but it will not act up for us. The shift interlock solenoid was getting h...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Roof Latch VIN: WP0CA2989X
HI there, 1999 Boxster-convertible top has a manual clamp at the centre-top of windscreen area(at interiour lamp location). the roof clasps into a metal bracket/assembly bolted to the window frame/body, client reported retaining bolts had come loose, upon insp...
1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6350W
Inherited another shops headache. Code p1443 sets after driving about 1/2 to 1 hour. All tests show fine and other shops replaced pressure transducer and solenoid. We found EGR valve diaphram was full of water. Cleaned water from valve and customer took car... Trouble codes: P1443 (evap vent control functio)
1990 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L will not shut off VIN: JT4VN93D3L
Vehilce came in with key out of ignition and vehicle running. Tested ignition switch. Tested ok. Black/Red wire at ignition switch connection has constant power. Removed ignition fuse. Vehicle will turn on and off ok, but with fuse removed ignition still has p...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L Unknown VIN: 4T1BF28K7W
Thanks in advance for your time and effort. Good customer having ac problems for the first time on this car.Turn on the ac-everything seems normal after about 5 seconds the ac buuton light starts to blink and the compressor shuts down.At a suggestion tried an ...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NXBR12E41
Vehicle hesitates, falls flat on its face, on acceleration. Drives just like a bad MAF sensor. Bring vehicle back into the shop check for codes, code P0172. Normally I see a code P0171 with a hesitation which is caused by a bad MAF. My LTFT is -28.9, STFT -6... Trouble codes: P0172 (System too rich bank 1)
1999 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L 3-4 shift VIN: WV2KH2704X
Customer returned van after above repairs and test drive proved the delayed shift described above. No codes from 5052. Any comments or advice appreciated. Keith [...] Autobahn - Rick Strotz
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L ABS module VIN: YVILS56D5X
This S70 came in with complaint of MIL, ABS light, and Trans lights on. Cust cycled key a few times all lights but MIL went out for customer. We have VADIS and VCT2000. Fuel system code was for VSS TCM code is tcm001f (VSS) Unable to communicate with ABS. C...

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1997 BMW 740i 4.4L EWS alarm system VIN: WBAGF8328W
Hello All, I only got one reply to this post but it agreed with what a tech who used to work at BMW told me.Even though I had to order the EWS module by the Vin # of the car and the parts person told me it would come already coded it still has to be coded us...
1998 BMW 740i 4.4L Limp home always VIN: WBAGF8324W
CAN Buss fault was because of a bent pin in the A/T control unit. We had the control unit plugs off and on many times pin checking. Resolved the buss issue. To get the A/T Control unit to go into limp mode, ignition on,clear all codes, ignition off, remove key...
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L electronics VIN: WBADM6330X
Opened the TCM and there it was. One of the internal components had acually blown apart. Don't know if the shorted coil in the trans caused this or vice versa but the problem is solved. Thanks for all the good info.
1989 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Starting VIN: 1G4AH81N4K
well at this time, it is no longer acting up after i cleaned the throttle body ( cheapest easiest first ). It is a relatives car so... I WILL KNOW if it happens again and i will be back. All the wiring is ok, the harness was the first thing i checked. i wiggle...
1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Misfire VIN: 1G6CD5337L
Well, here's the fix and boy do I feel both stupid and rightous at the same time...if that's possible. If you read the help request you'll see all of what we did and tested. Of the 10 replies we recieved most pointed towards worn cam lobes and that was our nex...
1996 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L alternator VIN: 1G6EL12YXT
Thanks to the seven tech's that took the time to reply to my post. While going back over everything I had done and using some of your suggestions the thing set a hard code p1645 EVAP solenoid output circuit. I run the diagnostics and found the EVAP solenoid ha...
1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L starter VIN: 1GNDT13WSR
im sorry to have to close this help request but after trying to get the customer to bring back the truck i had to give up the customer said that he cant do with out his truck right now if it comes in i will update this thank you all for your help and i hope to...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W6S
Customer had decided to trade vehical in. I believe that James Garrido had the fix for it on his April 19th post in the tech forum # 9241. Thanks to all who contributed to this. Steve Trouble codes: P0341.
1996 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.4L Cuts out VIN: 1GNDU06E7T
Thanks for those that took time to respond. I got a little lucky on this little van. It seemed to cut out when hitting bumps and on a speed bump, so I tried torqueing the engine in the shop and that didn't do it, but when I started to wiggle wires, it would st...
1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L convertor VIN: 1GCCS14X9V
Hi sorry it took so long to get this closed. just wanted to be sure. I decided to go ahead and replace the torque converter. After getting into this job i foung out that the transmission had been replaced. According to the torque converter shop we use it was p...
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C1JC5247V
Well what a great way to end the week! we found that you cannot trust aftermarket parts. we had suspected injectors to be the problem, and after replacing the new injector again, we were about to call the customer and recom. replacing all injectors. when I rec... Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L flasher relay VIN: 1GCEC14V1X
Well ,out of 13 replies-all said the same thing,replace the multifunction(directional switch).Apparently one half of the switch shorts,causing the flasher to close and open making the clicking noise.We replaced the mutltifunction switch and no more clicking.Th...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L mode switch VIN: 1GCEK19T4X
The mode door motor was the problem. It had battery voltage at the brown wire, but it would not sent the refrance voltage out of the white wire. I made sure the white wire was not shorted to ground, it was not. I replaced the mode door motor and the mode switc...
2002 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1C3EL46X92
Thank you to those who replied. Checking the basics would be my lesson this week. I checked the crankshaft sensor wiring to make sure it did not interfere with the CV axle and it was fine. Also re-checked for vacuum leaks and found none. I went on a wild goose...
1993 Dodge D150 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7HE16Z1P
the problem seams to have been the crank sensor located on the trans bell housing.
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Battery/connections VIN: 2B4GP44R9V
Had some very good idea's on finding this short. When a draw as large as this comes along, heat and inductance will be your guide. What we did was to disconnect the negative batt terminal and use the test light to confirm any draw, yes there was. Next with a D...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L no charge, no tach/speedo, no overdrive VIN: 3B7KE23D9V
The fix for the truck was the pcm. As per a number of replies I checked the crank sensor and found it to be bad. The pcm needs the crank signal to work. Still no charge, tach, etc. Two replies explained now any five volt ref to the pcm being shorted would shut...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L abs
Thanks to those who send help I change the ABS module and the problem was fix.
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Lift Gate Latch VIN: 2B4GP44R71
5 replies on this one. Chad [...] hit the nail on the head, with water intrusion in the rubber liftgate handle switch. As a couple of posts mentioned BCM failure, particularily water leaks, I did go there as well, but this one is 100% dry. Sorry for the delay...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L Unknown VIN: 2B3HD46R52
I did according to the recommendations from the others on Iatn and flushed the fluid, and did a quick learn process using our OTC Genysis scanner. This only lasted for a short time (about 25 [...]) and it would stick again going down the road at highway speed,...
1995 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 5.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMEE11N3S
thanks to all who replied and especially roger for your help in solving this problem. yes it was the o2 sensor shorting out in wet weather. When it happened the vehicle would try forever to stay in closed loop and run terrible, when it finally went into open l... Trouble codes: 172 (ego lean bank onenot switching), 173 (ego rich bank one not switching).
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L low power VIN: 3FALP6530T
Sure enough, the flex plate had broken and re-jammed itself into an out-of-time position, maybe 30-40 degrees retarded. With the CKP reading so far out of time, the engine would hardly run, much less, drive. The symptoms were very much like jumped cam timing o...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21F3X
I replaced the solenoid assembly in the bottom of the transmission it was causing the truck to shut down everytime on hard acceleration and made the overdrive light flash .Thanks to everyone for all the help .
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FAFP71W23
Hello fellow IATNr's, Sorry for the late post, but this vehicle was so intermittent, that I wanted to make sure that it was fixed before posting. A new fuel pump fixed this car. Out of 13 replies, about half said to replace the pump, others mentioned all of ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTWW33P14
Hi Guys, Thanks to all who replied. Most of the replies stated it was a turbo under boost issue or an exhaust back pressure issue. This confirms what we thought about a turbo problem. It appears these trucks are having turbo trouble. I sent the owner to the de... Trouble codes: P0299.
1994 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L ddaytime running lights VIN: 2GTFK29K0R
i took the diodes out and took them to an electronic shop,they too tested it ,they said they were fine as well,but while i was there i bought them anyhow,installed them and now they daytime running lights work fine!!! go figure.any how goes to show you maybe u...
1997 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L speedometer VIN: 1GTGK24R7V
Thanks to all who replied. Howard [...] indicated the GM test procedure was incorrect, so following his advice we did get the VSS to malfunction during testing, (still good according to GM specs) Replaced it & happy customer. Again thanks for the replies.
1997 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: IGTEK14R3V
hi guys thank you some much for all your help so far ihave not gotten very far. but i do have an update fuel trim b1 94 fuel trim b2 126 thanks again for all your help louiev Trouble codes: P0300.
1997 GMC Suburban C2500 5.7L rotors drums shoes
hello all... thank you everyone that pointed me the right direction. the rear drums were so out of round til they were locking up and causing the front to go into abs mode.. thank for your help everyone..
2001 GMC b7 school bu 8.1L aux brake warning VIN: 1GDL7T1E71
I dont have much to say on this one yet. I have changed the flow switch and checked the brake switch and everythig else I can think of. I think I may have an electrical problem but I dont have any info on this system. Time for company to get book on this vehic...
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Electronic VIN: 1HGCB7658N
Thanks for all the replies to this one!! You guys from Florida(Paul,Dave,Howard,Dale) know your Honda's!! Thanks for info Carlos. The computer(trans) was bad. Replaced computer and everything worked great.
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JHMBC7677P
Well, first let me thank all of you who offered help, We got some great ideas to try. Now for the final. The customer picked up vehicle and is taking it to a dealer. We have exhausted nearly every avenue possible, to no avail. Tested all that can be tested, ev...
1995 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5634S
put a used ecu and took care of problem thank you for your help to everybody Trouble codes: 9 (cyp in distributor).
1992 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1JF4T58SXN
Chrysler can throw some curves! The 4.5v on the signal wire is the NORMAL bias voltage. The code 24 was set because of a bad TPS. If we would have followed the factory test for code 24 instead of following the 4.5 bias voltage this car wouldn't have been a pro... Trouble codes: 24 (TPS Voltage high).
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L suspension VIN: JT8UF11E4P
all went in the same direction that we were in,, bad rear air struts or line leak, we soaked lines twice and did not find leak, customer did not want to spent big $$$ and traded car in, i assume rear struts were bad, did sent thank you to all who responed and ...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5LMRU27AIY
thank you to everebody we are going to take the heads out
1989 Mazda RX-7 Convertible 1.3L engine swap VIN: JM1FC3511K
According to the information I recieved, the Mazda RX-7 engine 13B used between 1989 and 1991 is the same engine in both automatic and manual transmission models. The difficulty comes in the changing the flywheels. The flywheel is attached by a large gland nut...
1994 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV11W8R
thanks for all the replies, i found that the egr solenoid was bad not opening the egr valve, however the egr was stuck open. i tried removing metal pipe from exhaust to egr and could not loosen, even after getting it glowing hot. customer also has exhaust stud... Trouble codes: 32 (egr problem), 34 (knock sensor ckt).
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JN1C31D0YT
Most of you guys got it right. This unit had a bad MAF sensor. I don't know what the accident had to do with its failure but a new one fixed it. The price was a lot cheaper than expected. Thanks for all of your help. Frank
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L suspension or body VIN: 1G3NL52E1X
replacing the wheel bearing hub on the left front solved the noise.thanks to all the techs who helped in this endeavor.
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