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2000 Audi TT 1.8L compressor VIN: TRUTS28N5Y
Hello Audi Techs: I need extra help with this vehicle, few weeks a go it came with the compressor inop, I check for pressure in the A/C system and in the low side I have 100psi, so there is enough amount of charge. Then I check the fuses and the pressure switc...
2000 BMW 740i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGG8345Y
hi all i have a problem with this 740 it got to me running very bad with no throttle respond this is a drive by wire system we check codes and found some knock sensor codes and throttle actuator codes on inspection we replace the cover behind the intake had th... Trouble codes: 134 (electronic throttle actuator min stop not leare), 130 (throttle actuator deviation)
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAR3346Y
Hello All, This car came into shop with a complaint of intermittant loss of power,stalling, and hard starting.Retreived codes.Two codes in system,one for intake cam sensor and a second code BMW#123 OBDII# p1622.I have replaced the cam sensor and cleared the c... Trouble codes: P1622
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L boardmonitor, radio VIN: WBAFB33531
cust. jump started vehicle and since then the monitor is blank (back lighting works) and radio will shut down after 4 minutes. will work another 4 minutes if shut off and turned on again. there were fault codes in zke for interuption of power, but none in nav ...
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Passenegr Side Control VIN: 1GHR52K9VH
Greetings Fellow Techs, Got one I need to run by the AC experts out there. 1997 Buick LeSabre with dual control AC system. Both AC and heat work fine with just the driver controls but the passenger controls do not change the settings on the passenger side. Bot...
1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Modules VIN: 1G6KY5491X
Hello all, I have a crazy one here. This happens to be one of our best customers and he has been very patient, thankfully! When problem occures, windows, radio, doorlocks, and trunk release all become inoperative and the SIR, TRACTION CONTROL, and SECURITY LGH...
1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L clutch VIN: 2GTEK192KL
truck came in with a knocking noise in the t rans. remove and disassemble trans (getrag). found broken input teeth and cluster gear teeth. condemned trans and replaced with a good used one. filled trans with syncromesh fluid. after all back together does not ...
1998 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22K2W
Vehicle came in with a no start at times. It was discovered that when there was no start it didn't have any spark and that when I cleared the trouble codes it would start. Dealer said a lot of problems with the vent sol. on this model so the vent sol. was repl...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Gauges, Batt light. VIN: 1GCEK14T8Y
Hi techs, got a wierd one here. Customer complaining of gauges dropping to zero momentarilly. Battery light will also come on as will abs and brake light. Service 4wd light also comes on but only from start up.I was suspicious of a ground problem, but the grou...
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16T4Y
Treat this as possible duplicate, my ISP (Comcast)dropped me when sending this help request. This truck came in with intermitten rough running complaint and customer need to leave town that night. First road test yeilded NPF, but after hot soak and restart it... Trouble codes: P0300
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Unknown VIN: 2GCEK19T02
Customer has an intermittent clicking noise in truck when leaving a stop or in reverse. We have driven the truck several times in an attempt to duplicate. We have only heard a small amount of clicking,sounds like marbles in a can. Customer states it is so loud...
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L A/C Drive Belt VIN: 3GNFK16ZX2
(Suburban has front and rear A/C) Problem is A/C Compressor drive belt noise, when running anything above idle, Belt & tensioner begin to bounce, making a squeal & knocking noise, I believe that the compressor is most likly pulling way too hard, but 235psi hig...
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L cooling fan&ETS control VIN: 1G1JF52F73
The car is clean and fairly well kept, The customer complaint is the cooling fan runs almost all the time. When the fan is running the trac off light in the cluster is on. If the trac light goes off the fan shuts off. The scan data shows normal data 180 to 195...
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L no communacation VIN: 3B6MC36D5W
Hey everybody I`m stumped. this truck came in complaint was not charging,gauges inop,customer Installed alternator, no fix. the lights in Ic works with bulb check even check engine light bulb checks ok.tried scanning no communacation,pulled pcm checked powers ...
1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Serpentine Belt VIN: 1FMDU34X4N
Hi Everyone, I have been trying to help a friend with his Explorer But I'm running out of ideas. The problem is that it keeps eating serpentine belts. It acts like something is shreading off the front edge of the belt. It will eat away the first couple of groo...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L Idle speed VIN: 1FTDR15X6R
Receiving codes 411 and 412 This vehicle is idling to fast.1130 rpm sound fast,what is the desired idle for these? Also installed vacuum gauge,readings of 19 inches HG. Is that to low? Disconnected and plugged all vacuum related items no change.(Brake booster...
1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FTCR14A6R
The problem with this ranger is so intermittant it has been very hard to track down. The truck usually runs pretty good but when it acts up it runs terrible. The customer stated that he has been trying to get the problem corrected for almost a year. He has had... Trouble codes: 335 (dpfe voltage high of low KOEO on demand cleared and resets), 123 (tp circuit higher than max voltage continous memory code), 211 (PIP circuit failure continous menory code), 214 (cyl. ident. CID failure continous memory code)
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDAW57FXY
Hello Ford powerstroke gurus. I have a whopper here. This F-550 will intermittantly stumble and die. Came in this time with three code stored. P1690- wastegate solenoid control ckt failure. P0236 turbo boost snsr A perform. P1139 water in fuel indicator. Clear... Trouble codes: P0562, P1280, P0112, P1118, P0563, P1281
2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Brake Drum VIN: 2FTZF1722Y
The driver of this truck claimed to hear a loud noise from the rear of the truck then he had it towed to our shop. It is one of the fleets we work on. The only time they come in is when the trucks are broken(almost no P.M.). Pulled the rear wheels to inspect f...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP55221
Hello all, This vehicle was in about 2 weeks ago with a complaint of "Security System problem, cuts out while driving". The customer said the SECURITY light would come on (PATS system) and the engine would cut out. I scanned the vehicle, no current or pendin...
1997 GMC C1500 Sierra GT 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GTEC14R3V
The customer stated that after the intake gaskets were replaced the engine developed a miss. It's most noticable at initial accel with a slight rough idle. Nothing shows on the scope & compression tested ok. Pulled EGR valve & it appears ok, though some slight...
2000 GMC K3500 Sierra SLE 7.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTHK39JOY
lt fuel trim b2 -18 at cruise, -9 at idle. b1 also neg. readings. have been on tech hot line and only one reading seems suspect. maf is 2700hz at idle (gm spect is2000, vantage spec is 2300. at 2500 rpm, 4700hz, spec is 4200hz. have tried reman maf and reads s... Trouble codes: P0175
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L SRS System VIN: 1HGEM22911
Having trouble understanding and discerning the code reading for the SRS system. Have jumpered pins 1 & 9 @ OBDII connector, turn ignition to run position, Red SRS light and Yellow Side Air Bag Light both come on. Yellow Side A/B light goes off, Red SRS light ...
1992 Infiniti Q45 4.5L interior door lights and doom lights VIN: JNKNGO1C1N
The dome light and the door lights stay on all the time until I disconnect the courtesy light relay in the trunk. Once the relay is disconnected the domelight will come on when you open either front door and slowly go out when you shut them. It will not come o...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo S 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58D9X
we're working on a 1999 isuzu rodeo-s, 2.2 liter. initially we found check engine light on, code set for cam sensor and map sensor. upon further inspection, found cam sensor connector melted. replaced cam sensor and new connector, cleared codes. now code p-162... Trouble codes: P1627
1999 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Rattling sound VIN: SAJGX2049X
Cat lovers, please help. This Jag has a strange metallic rattling sound only on light acceleration starting at 1500 rpms and 40 mph in 5th gear with the converter locked up. In 4th gear at 1500 rpm and lock up, it will also make the noise, but not as easily. o...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L C/V axle VIN: 1JGW5959XC
1999 jeep grand. When wheels are turned close to lock in both directions a loud metallic pop sound is heard at both wheels. axle nuts torqued to spec. We can duplicate in nuetral in 2wd by rolling with wheels turned to lock. -- Loosen axle nuts and noise stops...
1998 Kia Sephia 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on, VIN: KNAFB1213X
Car will run fine for a couple of days.Then will start by engine bucking & revving up.(like puting in neutral).Will turn CEL on and set codes.123 & 101. Have used a vantage and checked TPS & mass sensors and cant find any problems.Have went to computer and che... Trouble codes: P0123, P0101
1995 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L batt runs do VIN: SALHC1346S
Complaint of battery running down. Found this is due to interlock relay 1(k 153 interlock relay 1-per Mitchell 1 info) I need to know what this relay controls etc so I can further diagnose the system. It is powered by fuse #12. Relay is second from left in the...
1992 Lincoln Continental 3.8L high idle VIN: 1L2MV12345
This one is a real jewel.it came from another shop.It will rev at 2500 rpm and not come down.Had iac,tps,and mass air flow replaced. Throttle body cleaned.Intake and throttle body gaskets replaced.It seems the pcm is comanding the iac to be opened to far.put a... Trouble codes: 17 (unable to control idle)
2003 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L High side pressure VIN: 1L1FM81W53
This 2003 Lincoln Town Car was converted into a stretch limo by Executive Limos. The complete rear unit was add on by Executive. The high side was pulsing very rapidly from 80 PSI to 180 PSI at low RPM, above 2000 RPM it was OK. Outlet temperatures was 60 degr...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L electric Windows VIN: WDBJF55F0T
hello I have this mercedes e320 that came for brakes and then windows stop working after three days in the parking lot I woul very much appreciate any help you guys can give me as to what could be the cause os such problem I have checked fuses and door switche...
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3CS44RSN
What could be frying the Computer in this Mitsubishi?The EFI relay has been bypassed.We took the computer apart and found some circuits were burned.We recall a Dodge Stealth that had the same problem with the fuel pump circuit,and was wondering if anyone else ... Trouble codes: 13 (iat error New Mass Air Meter Took Care Of This Code), 42 (Fuel Pump Circuit)
1997 Mitsubishi Galant DE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: EAIA001765
Hello fellow member. This is my first post.This engine has a very erractic idle when in the drive range. The rpm would reach as high as 1500 rpm then drop as low as 300 rpm. There are no vuccum leak.
1987 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Surge VIN: JN8HD16Y9H
Pathfinder came in with classic nissan injector symtoms. No idle, need to futter the gas peddle to keep it running etc,. Replaced both injectors after check out. Now when reved to 2700 rpms or higher it will hornch like a bad tps. AllData has no specific info ...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L clutch VIN: JN8AR05Y9V
we have a noise , that happens when the peadal is not released and not fully depressed. It happens when the clutch just being pushed . mostly happens when cold but has occured hot.mostly happens at take off but somtimes from 1 to 2 shift. the noise sounds like...
1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Cuts out VIN: 1J3AJ85MXS
customer complaint is interminttent cutting out while driving [of course, we can't get it to do it] i would like very much to help her, but don't want to just stuff 20s under the hood. she says that it just stops, she coasts to the side of the road, starts it ...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L fuse/relay center VIN: 1G2WR215FX
this came in as crank/no start. spark present, no fuel. found no power to prime pump key KOEO or power to pump KOEC. assistant was still cranking while i plugged relay back in and it started and ran. wiggled relay, could feel it opening/closing. did the same t...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L camshaft cover VIN: WPOCA2982X
In removing the camshaft cover to reseal the oil leaks, I can obsrve the cam deflecting outwards (all of the upper bearing halves except one are part of the cover). The information from alldata's data and library do not address this(it looks like factory manua...
1991 Subaru Loyale 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF2AN52B4M
This vevicle came in with no CE lamp on with key on engine off. tested and found ecm to be bad. Replaced ecm with used unit. The used unit was bad so replaced it with another used unit. the second used ecm stored a code 24 iac controle motor,performed tests in... Trouble codes: 34 (egr valve solenoid)
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L compressor VIN: WVWEE83A5T
good friday morning everyone,i have vw that came in with a/c blowing warm.when i hooked my gauges up,i found that the pressures were equalized,and of course the clutch was engaged.so i decided to replace the bad compressor,drier,and x-valve.when i received the...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, No power VIN: 3VWWB81H2T
Vehicle came in with no start condition, tested spark and found ok, tested fuel pressure and found at 43psi, checked for codes and none found, sprayed carb cleaner in intake and vehicle will start and run if i hold rpms at 3000 for a clouple minutes sometimes ...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPB8HXM2
Hello VW techs, Thank You All for any Help in advance. This Jetta came in a few months ago for routine maintenance(1st time customer). We performed the service & informed Her that the check engine light was on & she said it's been coming on and off intermitten... Trouble codes: 17990 (Idle speed control adaptive at limit)
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD63B5X
Hello to all. This is my first request for help. I did this repair for another local garage. 1999 VW Passat V6. When I removed the timing covers from the car, I found the water pump bearing failed and the timing belt idler pulley severly damaged,(the ball be... Trouble codes: P1522 (VAG Code 17930 Camshaft Control Malfunction Bank 2)

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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1987 Audi 5000 S 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 0WAUEE0447
After pulling my hair out, performed leakdown and compression in those two cylinders. Had 100% cylider leakage in the two cylinders, 0 compression as well. Pulled the head, the exhaust valve guides were loose and had moved just enough to keep those valves open...
1997 Audi A8 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 0WAUBG84DV
After trans install, vehicle briefly ran on what fuel was left in the lines. performed a fuel pressure test and had zero pressure, by-passed the fuel pump and it was spraying mostly air with some fuel. looked further in the tank, verifed sending unit reading a...
1989 BMW 325i 2.5L trans VIN: WBABB52305
in most replies the info was r&r with a new unit. my suspition was the coverter and it is bad. the part came in wrong so I have the trans out waiting on parts but i am shur this will fix the bum-w thaks all of you for your suport IATN is a grate help
1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HP53L5P
After taking some time to think this through, I came to the conclusion that, (with the help of several responses) no matter what other problems the car might have, incorrect fuel pump current draw measured only inches from the fuel pump, must be caused by a pr...
2004 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L compressor VIN: 1GYEK63NX4
Replacing the A/C Control Module fixed the problem (Its all in the head with the knobs & buttons). The module tell the ECM to turn on the compressor and then the ECM grounds the A/C relay, which powers up the + side of the compressor. The ground side is contro...
1995 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L transfer case VIN: 1GCFK24K6S
Thanks for all the help. IATN is the best tool I have. If you aren't a sponsoring member I suggest you fix that. Some replies mentioned t case bearings or tire size. As earlier stated both possibilities had already been eliminated. Turned out to be the pinion ...
2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GCHG35R51
First I want to say what an overwelming response I got THANKS TO ALL. Most told me to check fuel pressure regulator, but my fuel pressure remained the same when the truck ran or didn't. A couple of guys said to check the ECM connections which were ok. Jack and...
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L pasenger front seat VIN: 1GNFK16Z42
thanks for all the help guys. kent purcel had the best idea for diagnosing the problem. i took two 50lb bags of dog food, yes you heard me dog food. placed it on the front of the passenger seat and still had the noise. so it had to be in the seat track.i don't...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Brake Drag VIN: 2GCEK19T82
Thanks to all , After inspection of both brake lines and relieving pressure found master cylinder causing just front brakes not releasing, rear worked all the time. Thanks again
1992 Chrysler LeBaron 2.5L rocker arms VIN: 3C3XA46K8N
Did not really receive anything useful. We already had head back off and apart at machine shop and all checked okay. Only thing someone suggested was maybe internal coolant leaknear #1 intake valve causing a problem. This was not discover and was not verified....
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L extended crank time VIN: 3B7KF22D1W
Thanks to all the great, replies. We found some air that was trapped in system that seemed to be the main replies we recieved thanks again.
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FALP6536S
The vehicle is running as of today. I feel the problem is with the wiring harness. The owner checked the crank, cam and map sensors, all ok. In the process he was manipulating the wire harness and when he cranked the engine it started. He didn't try to start t...
1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FASP11J5S
the scanner i had to use was a genisys.it did not have the capability of getting into trans.son i borrowed a ngs from anather shop.this scanner showed a vss malfunction.replaced vss and it shifts normal. thank you for the help
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP52U5V
I would like to thank the replies I recieved.I got very helpful knowledge for the future. I also apologize because it turned out that I recieved misinformation from several sources. The fix was the cam sensor shaft housing. In hand I could feel no play and fin... Trouble codes: P0340 (CAM SENSOR Malfunction).
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU35P2V
Thank you all for the replies. We performed all of the recommendations before the vehicle left to no avail.The customer needed the truck back. As soon as He returns we will continue diagnosis. Thanks again
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMPU18L7W
Thanks guys for the suggestions, especially Fred and Paul. Basically I kept driving the thing, then one time while the purge was on and the vent was closed, my FTP reading went from 4.3in H2O to 0. I tracked it down to a defective FTP sensor opening intermitte... Trouble codes: P0455 (evap gross leak).
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L cruise control VIN: 1FTNE24L5Y
Unfortunatly I was unable to fix this truck, although I did get some good info on how to enter the self test. I ended up telling the customer to take it to the dealer. I hope they come back and tell me what I missed. Thanks to all 4 guys who tried to help.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L cruise control VIN: 3FTNX21L53
Thanks to all who replied. Mark from Mass. hit the nail on the head. He told me what part# I installed before I told him and what part# I should have installed. I needed a different servo. The VSS was not being detected. The servo I had was not defective, just...
1998 GMC Safari SL 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GKA19W8WB
thanks for all the replies. didn't know fuel pressure was so critical on this type injection system. replaced fuel pump and filter. engine starts fine. thanks again iATN Trouble codes: 1351 (ic circuit voltage high).
1999 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L steering shaft VIN: 1GDFG15R5X
thank you all for the help the emails were right on target the fix was gm sells a grease kit for the shaft you remove the int shaft and install the grease kit and follow instructions put it back in and i drove the van to the customers house with no noise.
1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surges at Idle VIN: 1HGCA5641K
Thanks to all who replied & espically those that took the time to personally reply to my emails. Almost all the replies said to check the cold fast idle valve, coolant level & for air in coolant, vacumn leaks & throttle cable adjustment. I had already removed ...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Allen plug in head VIN: 1HGCG5648W
Many thanks to all for the replies. After discussing this with several machinists also, we decided to epoxy the plug. Since the head had only seeped this amount of coolant in 102,000 miles and the uncertainty about the risk involved in trying to remove the plu...
2001 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L No Start VIN: JALC4B1412
Thanks for the help i recieved. Customer decided to take truck to the dealer they bought it from to possibly just trade it in. Today customer told me that they replaced the fuel pump which fixed the problem. Wish I had more info to give. I didn't get much of a...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Alarm System VIN: SAJHX1740S
We still have this Jaguar in our shop. Paul [...] helped us a lot with his understanding of this system. We still do not have a conclusion to the problem but we have an idea it has something to do with the pass front door. It turned on the over head light ...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L ring and pinion VIN: 1574200000
As one tech had said, take it on a gravel road and turn. I could feel a slipping sensation. Changed the transfer case with used one, all is good in Michigan. Thanks to all who responded, IATN is the cat's ...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4FJ68S5W
Problem was a caliper. By clamping off the front brake hoses one at a time we found there was no change if the left front caliper was blocked off but if the right caliper was disabled we could not produce symptoms. We believed the reason we lost symptoms was b...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1J4GW48SXC
Hi, Thanks to all the guys that helped. Turns out it was the upstream oxygen sensor. The sensor would read fine after warmed up, but was a little slow in heating up and reading. The fuel trim was taking over before the sensor actually started reading correctly...
1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L heat/ac control VIN: JTUZ30L1P0
After retesting, determined fault lay in the solar sensor for the automatic ac, replaced sensor in dash (BURIED DEEP!) customer has had a week and all is well. Thanks to all, Chris
1976 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Unknown VIN: 1070441203
thanks to all the replies, the transmission mount in rear of tranny was shot causing all those vibes. thanks again!!
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBCA25D2J
Finally. A lasting fix for the possesed mercedes. i want to thank all of you who took an interest and sent in suggestions. as always , some were not correct or didn't fit the symptoms...but some were right. i had 6 replys suggesting the overload / overvoltage ...
1988 Oldsmobile Firenza Cruiser 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3JC5117J
We did check compression it was good. One reply talked about a plugged cat, but the stumble was right away from wot. Donald from Missouri had a very useful hint in regard to checking if the vacuum actually dropped right away from the map sensor. I found that o...
1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L information center VIN: 1G3CX52K4T
thanx to those who replied, my case was a simple intermitant shorted wire to the license plate light bulb, the wire would short and cause the circit resistance to drop and the lamp failure module would pick this up. however the short was so minor that the bulb...
1998 Pontiac Trans Sport Montana 3.4L speedometer VIN: 1GMDX03F1W
Thanks to all that took the time to reply to my help request, What i did is cut the wire at the computer and at the speedo and installed a jumper direct from the pcm to the speedo and it works fine, this is all the customer wanted to work. Im sure there is one...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L oil pressure VIN: 1G2WP52K5X
Hey guys, after pressurizing the main oil galley with air we found the problem. The rear cam bearing was not installed properly. They installed it from the back and needed to go in another 1/4 of an inch and wasn't covering the oil galley! We pressed it in and...
2001 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3G2JD12T01
Well, here we are again, sorry for taking so long to close, quite busy here. Thanks to those who offered advise, from rechecking all again it seems the fuel tank pressure sensor is the most likely cause of this fault so currently we are waiting on the customer... Trouble codes: P1441.
1991 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L convertable top VIN: WP0CB2967M
Well got car back in and started checking further. Pulled relay R21 out and reinstalled and roof now works consitantly. Not sure if this was a contact issue or relay problem. 'Relay' is only two terminals making me think it may actually be a breaker.
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L Stall VIN: 4T1BG12K9T
50% of replies suggested IAC valve and the others suggested sticking EGR valve. Found out car recently had IAC motor cleaned for rough idle. Could not duplicate problem of stalling while braking. So cleaned EGR valve. Car is gone, and have not heard back. Than...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No communication VIN: 4T1BG22K8X
I waited a day to be absolutely sure there wouldn't be any complaints. Also, I rechecked codes in the SIR system and 3 of the 5 are gone. The two that remain are for the driver and passenger bags and I really don't think they will clear out ever. Thanks for al...
1996 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L ignition switch electrical VIN: WVWC83A0SE
Thanks to you guys for help and info! I used a bearing separator and a two jaw puller on the separator. It works just fine and that's what i had in the shop. Thanks to C. [...] for the help.Also these tools are from Snap On. So long!
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Rear main seal VIN: YV1LS5533W
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you all. We just got the car back to re-do the job. I got lots of great advice all of which applied to our job, including: Be absolutely sure the pcv system is clean and operating (ours was) Use the actual seal installer ...
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