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1990 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DA9350L
hi all. this car came to me with a no spark / no start problem. the customer put in a dealer distributor with coil and ignitor. still a no start. upon inspection i found two of the wires to the ignitor appear to be crossed. the two center wires. i can't find a... Trouble codes: 15 (no ignition signal)
1995 Acura Legend LS 3.2L power steering VIN: JH4KA7679S
Looking for some help from Honda/Acura techs. Customer complaint of power steering almost ripping out of his hands at highway speed when steering wheel was turned just slightly. This made for a hairy ride home from the airport. Brought to me next day, I drove ...
1998 Acura CL 3.0L ignition coil VIN: 19UYA2252W
Hi guys! this is for all honda techs. I got this car towed in w/ no start. battery was dead. Replaced the battery still no start only crancks. So we called the customer and they approved to do the diagnostics. i started first hooking the scanner to check any D...
1993 Audi 100 2.8L 3-4 slip-failsafe at operating temp only VIN: WAUAJ84A1P
Hey all! Audi 100 on our used car line. Took it out for a jaunt last night and after about 25 miles of around town driving I noticed a slip between 3-4 shift which quickly turned into a failsafe issue. No codes present in tcm. Ran it back to the shop and dum...
1995 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L dash light, tag lights VIN: WAUAA88G5S
a regular customers complaint is her dash lights and tag lights are staying on all the time even with switch off ,wiring diagrams on this model are hard to find tested wiring connections at headlight combo switch and ints/cluster could not find any wiring conn...
1997 BMW 740iL 4.4L evaporator VIN: WBAGJ8329V
Good evening & thanks in advance for any help! I am seeking accurate info. regarding evaporator replacement, in terms of proceedure & required time. Mitchells' labor time is 12 hours, but the repair text doesn't square with that,consisting of only about 4 sho...
1965 Buick RIVIERA 7.0L master cylinder VIN: 494475H942
Greetings, This Riviera is a beautiful classic in excellent condition. The current owner drives it as his toy. The car just suffered a rot-through on a brake line and being a single master cylinder, all brake pressure was lost. Fortunately it happened in his ...
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L s.i.r. VIN: 1G6KD52Y3T
I'm searching for any help on this, I got this cady in with a code #26 for the drivers initiator ckt open, I would pressume this is the Air bag module itself ?? I started with the flow testing for this code and got snagged up almost immediatly. The flow char...
1998 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L HVAC doors? VIN: 1G6KF5496W
I've got a dual climate question. I have heat on drivers side and A/C on pass. side. I don't have very good component locator or diagnostic charts for this system. I was wondering if There could be a stuck door somewhere? When the coldest setting is chosen, I ...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Stall VIN: 1G6KY5494W
customer leaves house onto hwy 2-3 miles to town 1st stop sign vehicle does not stall across town 1/4 mile in front of school vehicle stalled --customer said vehicle started then stalled tap on accelerator and vehicle started and ran fine rest of day
1982 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1AXY878L
This car is a no start most of the time. Crossfire TBI. Has 13 lbs of fuel pressure & what looks like to be very good spray from both injectors, but no start. Spray some carb clean or poor in a little gas & it fires right up. Stays running but is very lean. Wo...
1985 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C1YY0780F
Hello to all. I'm having a severe case of frustration with this 85 Corvette. 90% of the time, it'll set a code 34 within a couple of seconds of starting. The MAF sensor is new (not rebuilt), the ECM is a NAPA unit we put in, the PROM is a new GM unit and the B... Trouble codes: 34 (maf sensor low)
1988 Chevrolet R30 Silverado 7.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCHR33N5J
hi guy, i have a chevy truck that has a high idle([...]) i found the t/b adapter base gasket leaking, so i replaced both and the idle is still high. i smoked it again and could not find any more leaks. i then removed the idle air motor to find that it was n...
1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L Surge, Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22PXP
Hello again and thanks for taking time to read this. This Camero has a chuggle at 45 MPH approxmately 1500 RPM. This is shortly after shifting into fourth gear and the converter is locked in. If you go above 50MPH the symptoms are gone. It doesn't feel like a ...
1994 Chevrolet P30 Box 5.7L Drive train VIN: 1GBGP32K2R
Hello Techs, I have got a nasty decel vibration on this box truck. It occurs when you let go of the throttle above 40 miles per hour. It seems to come from the rear of the vehicle. There is no vibration below 40 or at all on accel. A light touch of the gas pe...
1997 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G1FP32K1V
This car has a miss on cyl#4 under load, always. I have swapped plug, wire & Injector with cyl#2. The miss stays with #4. I have gone around the intake with acetylene and there is no change. It is usually around 1800 RPM, right when the convertor can't take an... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire)
1999 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Misfire VIN: 1GNDX03E2X
after driving 20 minutes (hot) , starts to missfire (8-10 misses very small) not even big enough to tell what cylinder happens very quickly, you can feel the car skipping. seems to be worse when turning and pulling away. Any ideas?? Chad [...]
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L main seal ??? VIN: 1GCHK23G01
Good morning I know I have seen the answer to my problem before, but I have not been able to locate it in the archives. After the truck has been driven about 15 minutes it will start to give off a high pitch whistle at certain speeds it seems to be rpm relate...
2001 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L vents VIN: LHOHOHOHOH
Never seen this. Just charged up the ac on this van felt the vents on driver side all were warm walked to the other side of van and the pass side vent was ice cold im sure its a vent door but cant get a picture of internal dash parts anyone seen this
1995 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HD56F7S
car was a tow in for crank no start,no codes,fuel pressure at specs,erratic ignition spark when cranked or thru atm test on scanner,crank sensor goes from yes to no while cranking,i replaced crank sensor w/aftermarket,still no start,ck timing belt & replaced b...
1992 Dodge Dakota 5.2L No Start, Cuts out
*** Hi everbody, this is the first time for me to request help. I have returned help when I can. This truck is getting the best of me. Other people have attemped to fix this before me. It would run for days or weeks without a glitch. Other times would quit the...
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L ignition coil
hello there guys i need your help in solving a problem with a dodge ram 1500 5.2L engine.this truck came in with a blown head gasket, the heads were removed and gaskets replaced, after the job was completed we start the engine which ran great then a water leak...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.9L Hesitation VIN: B4HS28Z9XF
1999 Dodge Durango with 112k on it. No fault codes stored, Live data normal. Fuel pressure normal. Intermintantly from a dead stop the engine will fall flat on it's "face". A new O.E. TPS had no effect. In monitoring the ground circut for the TPS (which includ...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L speedometer VIN: 2B8GP44371
Hi, I towed this vehicle to our shop. It is front wheel drive, and was towed from the front. Van would not start due to a bad battery. Replaced the battery and the van started, and charged fine. When customer drove off he found that the speedo was pinned to th...
1985 Ford F-250 5.8L Unknown VIN: 2FTHF26G4F
Help this is my second post of the day! This f-250 has this clunking sound coming from the front when making turns. It only happens when four wheel manual locking hubs are on Lock. If one or both are off there is no clunk. It sounds like a bad axle but I have ...
1994 Ford Probe 2.5L No Start VIN: 1FGRTUGJFD
no injector pulse,spark ok. replaced crank sensor 2, ohmed out wires to computer from crank sensor 1 and 2 and cam sensor,ok.also getting good square pattern from computer to module in distributor. Trouble codes: 02 (cank sensor 2)
1995 Ford E-250 Econoline XL 5.8L engine VIN: 1FTHE24H5S
please help! we virtually done every test associated with cooling system such as hydro carbon liquid and ferret 14 emmissions anayliser. test prove to be negative for head gasket problem. the vehicle does find at idle and find while driving until about twenty ...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L power train VIN: 2FMDA5142T
van over heated replaced head gaskets ,new intake manifold cam and crank sensor all o2 sensors,pugs wires and coil engine cuts out hot when shifting from drive to reverse and will not restart until you slighty touch accelarator pedal other wise runs great no c...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F6V
We are another shop that has it's first no start diesel. We have been through the archives, spent time at Dieselmanns web site, and a lot of time on the web. We know a lot more about the Powerstroke than a few days ago but still have a no start. The testing a...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L shift motor VIN: 1FTDX1865V
Hello, I have this 1997 F150 that was an early model built Jan. of 1996 which has a knob on the dash to turn for 4wd. The transfer case is stuck in low, It does have a code in the GEM module for shift relay contacts. There is no power down to the shift motor f...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMZA5148W
Customer complaint of vehicle stalling on decel, will start right back up. Problem does not happen every time but on a very frequent basis. I also noticed when driving that there is a small hesitation on intitial acceleration. There are no codes. I also checke...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSW31F2X
Long story, short of it.. A performance package was installed on the Truck. The housing of the unit was somehow touched against the "+" post on the alternator...sparks fly. No start, removed the unit(Bully Dog..he got bit,IMHO)still no start. Brought to me, ...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX18L9X
Good evening fellow techs, I would appreciate any and all help on this problem truck. Customer complaint was trans slipping when going up a hill. My partner was the first to get to it and tried to test drive it. He barely made it back to the shop. It would jus...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L eng VIN: 1FMZU70E62
We own a rental company and vehicle came in for p.m. Vehicle had mil on.Pulled code for tps(belive low voltage).Replaced tps switch vehicle started and ran like a charm.Still had code,so one of the mechanics pulled the tps plug off while vehicle was running. V...
1994 Hyundai Scoupe 1.5L shift VIN: KMHVE21NXR
I got this heep from four other shops including dealership.Problem is the tranny will shift erraticly from 1 to 3 to 1 to drive whenever it feels like it.Then it will default to limp mode.I have tested all inputs and output to tcm and the only one I cant verif...
1994 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L tcu VIN: JACDH58WZR
This trooper has a reocurring code 37 in the tcu. I can find vary little info on how to check beyond a wire test between the ecu and the tcu. Does anyone know what effects the timing signal between these two contol units. I have tried a used tcu on this truck....
1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cuts out VIN: 452CM58V3V
Here is a good one for somone. This 97 Isuzu Rodeo will start and run for about 1.5 Seconds. Then just dies like somone shut off the key. It will start right back up then dies again. It came in a couple weeks ago (was towed in) when it got here it started and ...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW58N4Y
vehicle come to me with check engine lite on code p0340 cam sig. loss. custumer said lite come on after she turned on the a/c. also they just bought vehicle & was told new motor installed with 2000 miles on it. so first thing i did was check & clean all ground... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam signal loss)
1997 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM81W7V
This car sets a P0455 EVAP leak code. I followed the Ford TSBs and smoke checked the system and found no leaks. My flow meter reads very low .020 (.040 required in 97). My scan tools would not allow me to close the vent sol. so I pinched the hose to do the tes... Trouble codes: P0544 (EVAP Gross leak detected)
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1YVGE22C7S
Hello and thank you in advance, This 626 is driving me crazy. My first headache drivability problem with a new employer and it is not going well. The car shuts off while driving. The tach swings up and down when it happens, but never goes to zero. It will st...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Ride Quality VIN: WDBGA51E4S
Vehicle has vibration in steering wheel and seat at 48-52 mph. The steering wheel rocks back and forth a couple of degrees plus you feel a little uneasiness in the seat. The tires are new Michelin MXV4's, balanced on our Hunter GSP9700 and the road force numbe...
1995 Mercury Mystique 2.0L Hesitation VIN: 1MCUMG5305
vehicle has a hesitation just off idle cold or hot when idle is below 1000 rpm. engin idles good and power is good.we have a contour of the same year and have tried the pcm, and fuel rail and ign. system with no differance insalled a new flywheel.tried bypassi...
1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L horn and cruise VIN: 1MEFM53S3W
the horn and cruise control do not work! I think i'm looking at a clock spring problem but, wanted to bounce it off you ford tech.s for your pro imput!!!
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Unknown VIN: JN8AR05YXV
Hello Group,This pathfinder came in with a complaint of not shifting,I drove this car for 20 minutes and all of the shifts felt perfect,then after it got really hot and after a full throttle downshift it stuck in 1st gear.i came to a stop and the 1-2 shift was...
1994 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L No Start VIN: 2P4GH2530R
Vehicle presents with occasional stall on decel. Vehicle will not restart. If you turn the key off and try again it starts right up. While the no-start is occurring there is no spark and no pulse to the injectors. We luckily were able to try the distributor an... Trouble codes: 54 (no cam sync signal)
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP443XV
van stalled on custemer. i tuned it up, coil wire was badburned in cap. ses light was on code 21 and 27, high o2 and bad #4 injector. was sill missing so i replace injector and o2 sensor. ran good drove 15 miles no ses light, gave to cust.he drove about 20mi. ... Trouble codes: 21 (high o2 volt), 27 (injector 4)
1999 Plymouth Voyager 3.0L Fan relay VIN: 2P4FP2537X
This van came in for A/C not cooling. After evac. and recharge found high side pressure maxing out 450 psi. Then found cooling fans not working. Upon further diagnosis found cooling fan relay bad and wiring burned at plug. Gray wire is the main power for the r...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L no start VIN: 1G2WP12K7X
hey guys, i need some help. i picked up this vehicle that the customer stated that it would not crank. checked vehicle and found that positive battery cable had repair end on it. replaced the positive cable and still no crank. replace starter and now vehicle w...
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L engine "rev" limit VIN: 1G8JU54F42
my wife's car. accel from stop or while merging onto highway the trans seems to hold too long causing what appears to be a protective "rev" limiter. Back off the throttle and trans shifts normally. do not notice when going into passing gear at high speeds. Tac...
1991 Subaru Legacy LSi 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S4BC65C5M
Diagnosed following codes using Subaru procedures listed in AllData with SnapOn scan & troubleshooter. 42, Idle switch: Found switch OK, adjustment good, but reference voltage at circuit B56-6 from PCM to idle switch is above 8 volts. Subaru and Snap-On both ... Trouble codes: 42 (idle switch fault), 45 (pressure sensor circuit)
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT2SK12E2S
Hi I got this 95 camry in the other day with customer complaint of stalling. Test drove and felt the vehicle had poor idle after cruising and felt like it was going to stall. Checked over everything and found the plugs and wires to be original from 95 so I rec...
2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L high beams VIN: JT3HT05J1Y
My shop foreman asked if I can post a help request to see if any of you have seen this before. Bear with me I am going by mostly memory on this one. Customers concern is that the high beams are staying on at all times. Pretty sure that my foreman told me that...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hard start VIN: 4T1BG22K91
WE have a 2001 toyota Camry LE 2.2L Came in with Check Engine light on and complaining of hard start - Long Crank. Pulled code p0300 Random multiple missfire, The car does not seem to have a misfire but we did notice the long crank. we pulled the fuel filter a... Trouble codes: P0300
1990 Volkswagen Jetta GL 1.8L high pressure VIN: WVWRA21G3L
Hi all VW techs. this is one of my personal car. it had 1.8 sohc engine which i switch to DOHC 2.0 engine. anyway. everything on a/c system is from this jetter other than the compressor. i never notice any with the a/c system until i convert to R134a. system p...
1998 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWHD84HXW
This car has missfire when under load. reset the light and you can drive easy without any codes or light. Car has new wires, coil pack and spark plugs. They have not repaired problem. any thoughts on possible injector or ECU causing this problem? Trouble codes: P4011 (multi cyl missfire), P0306 (Cylinder 6)
1993 Volvo 940 2.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1945872P
God evening gentleman ! I need help with this one. This car er running very nice but sometimes the engine dies at idle or driving downhill. It will start right efter the stop and Mil wil light. I have pull a code nr 144 ,refering to ECU. I have changed ignitio... Trouble codes: 144
1996 Volvo 960 2.9L No Start VIN: YV1KS9605T
vehicle came in for possible key off draw problem,after vehicle is allowed to sit for aprox.3-4 days without driving & only intermittently (has happened twice in 1 years time) vehicle battery is dead. the newest twist is customer had come in to take deli- ve...
1996 Volvo 850 GLT 2.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LW5544T
Car will start off on cold start, drive about 200 yds and will loose power as if fuel pressure is dropping but fuel pressure stays at 40 psi, will have rough idle, no acceleration. Turn key off and restart and car will run fine the rest of the day, sometimes 2... Trouble codes: 112 (fault in ecm knock control circuit)
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS55A8X
Hello,I am not sure where to start on this vehicle because of undocumented codes I have pulled with a generic scanner.The codes are P366B and P1081.The car misses under load like a plug wire,but the system is coil on plug.Again my main concern is finding out w...

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2002 Acura TL Type-S 3.2L cd player VIN: 19UUA56872
Well, after a few weeks of trying the suggestions all of you offered, I am sad to say I had no success. Once again the cd player will not play or eject discs. Had a couple of suggestions to remove power and let the system reset itself,no success. Someone also ...
1994 BMW 325is 2.5L air bag VIN: WBABF4320R
Hi Again group. I appreciate all of the responses I recieved. You all have been very helpful. The repair for this problem was disconnecting pin #15, 8 & 12 from wiring harness, update for the new control module, the job took about 5 minutes. Thanks to you ...
1995 BMW 318is 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABE632XS
When vehicle came in originally for idle problem we disconnected the idle control valve and checked the resistance through the coils. Everything ohmed out good. This is when we found the bad crankcase vent valve. The problem was when we reconnected the idle va... Trouble codes: 1262.
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Electronic VIN: 1G6CD53BOM
thanks to all who replied. I had advised the customer that the torque converter was bad. Customer does not want to spend the money at this time. Again thanks to all who had replied.
2001 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L accys VIN: 1G6KE57Y81
problem with heater/ac was a bad door actuator-evidently total coincidence to the dead battery. did confirm with dealer that leaving key in ign overnite has caused other complaints of dead battery (live & learn). we had no success with any method of performing...
1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L 1-2/2-3 VIN: 1GNDT13W8P
Found broken power wire (pink/black)to trans. Wire rubbed through at fire wall. Replaced shift solenoids. Thanks!!
1998 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GCH635R6W
Thanks to those who replied...the fix to this problem was a new gear and shimming the distributor with 2 gaskets from the GM dealer...the gaskets lifted the distributor exactly 94 thousands of an inch...note...it worked but we ran the vehicle approx. 20 miles ...
2000 Chrysler Sebring JX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3C3EL45H7Y
thanks to mark in california.egr fixed problem.cleaned throttle plate no change.checked all vac. hoses and intake,all ok.used raytec, egr valve tube 108 degs. after 2 minutes running (from dead cold)after reading marks email noticed egr valve tube flows exhaus...
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HF16Z4R
Thank you for all your help. The EGR code was the solenoid was bad, not getting vacuum to the EGR. The dist. sync was -1 so we adjusted it to +1. I also replaced the ignition coil to see if that would help. None of these corrections helped. The running fuel pr... Trouble codes: 32 (EGR solenoid circuit open/short), 37 (Trans. temp. sensor too high).
1997 Dodge Dakota 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7FL26P9V
well Thank you all have made a note on po123 code to change TPS right off the get go then see if there is problem.by cutting a23 wire which is feed back to pcm i concluded wires were good and pcm bad.which is first part of diagnostics .But the guys that said t... Trouble codes: P0123 (TPS voltage high).
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L slave VIN: 3D7MU48C03
I received some very good advice. Firstly on any newer dodge trucks with a slave that does not have a bleed screw [there is no bleed screw on this system], when pulling the clutch DO NOT DISCONNECT CYLINDER NEAR FRAME WITH QUICK CONNECT. Next time the techs in...
1969 Ford Mustang 351CID radiator
We pulled the heads on this car and had them pressure tested and magnafluxed. Both checked out so we had them surfaced and a fresh valve job. Some replies said to check for cracks in block which we did with pistons @ lowest stroke- found no signs of crack. Mos...
1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP4049R
PCM was the problem.Car now runs ECM was not processing PIP signal and returning spout to ignition module. Therby not triggering injectors.Now we have to go around and fix everything that was probed,pierced and jumpered by previous attempts. Thanks for all the...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMDA5148T
coolant was actually sipping in from the intake manifold, found this out by removing plenum and pressure test cooling system overnight. Thanks for the help from IATN. members and techns. Sometimes it takes more than one brian Trouble codes: P0301.
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Fuse 15 for Brake lights, interior lights, GEM VIN: 1FTRX18W3K
The problem was a bad hydraulic brake switch for the cruise on the master cylinder. Had 2 technicians email the solution. There is a recall on the switch. Connector was full of brake fluid and smelled burnt. That circuit was listed on the wiring diagrams for f...
1993 Geo Tracker 1.6L no tcc lockup VIN: 2CNBJ18U1P
after a lot of research and listening to a lot of people, the problem was all to simple. we installed the wrong gov psi sensor. we requested the part from our supplier and installed it. turns out it was what they listed, but it was wrong. only the dealer was a...
1992 GMC Safari 4.3L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GKEL19WON
Thanks for the help guys. I checked each suggestion you made and nothing seemed to help this problem. Pulled the O2 sensor and the cat is not plugged. No play in the distributor shaft. Installed a new Delco fuel pump and the pressure is up a little. Put new pl...
1994 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDM19W7R
hi guys!most of you told me to check the ignition switch so i supposed there's a lot of problems there,but this switch was ok.Randal [...] pointed me to the right direction;there's some kind of junction block behind the battery,it was melted.i didn't replace...
1998 GMC Safari SLE 4.3L brake pull to the left VIN: 1GKEL19W3W
Thanks for the Response Guys. We Bled the brakes this time after running the controller with the scan tool. Everything is ok now . The van does not pull. We saw a rush of fluid come fron the line to the right side after working the abs contoller. Something mus...
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCB7557M
We replaced the distributor housing, which includes the 3 sensors but not the OE coil or OE ignitor we had installed. The vehicle is symptom-free, so far. Here's what we learned: 1. There are noticeable differences in the idle waveforms between the aftermark... Trouble codes: 15 (Ignition output signal).
1987 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1JCMT7825H
thanks guys , we got 5 replies, mostly about grounds which we had checked already. we finally talked to the customer some more and dragged out of him the fact that he was running the a/c for a long period of time when this happened. we checked the blower motor...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Vent temperature VIN: WDBDA28D0P
Thanks for all the replies to this post. The situation ended up being sort of a combination of problems suggested to me by several of the responses. First, the car WAS low on refrigerant. The recovery system recovered only about half of the recommended refrige...
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L cruise control VIN: JN1CA31A11
Customer has not yet returned with vehicle. I had disconnected his cruise control (ASCD) pump behind the left strut tower. A couple of replies are not aware but this system does not use a vacuum pot but generates vacuum with a vacuum pump, on demand. Informati...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L compressor VIN: 5N1ED28T62
Thanks for all the replys, replaced ecm and all is well.Thanks James
1974 Plymouth Satellite 5.2L No Start VIN: RH23G4G198
Thanks to all the reply's.Some were poor telling me to replace parts that i had already replaced and i had stated that in my help request.Many thanks to Geno who took the time to help diagnois the wiring! problem that i had.It was a problem in the By Pass circ...
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: 2P4GP4433T
It's not fixed but I finally found the problem. The van started boiling in the overflow bottle when idling for an extended period of time. It flunked to block test. As for now the customer is going to continue driving the van with the Check Engine light on unt... Trouble codes: P0300 (ramdom/multiple misfire).
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L instrument cluster VIN: 1P4GP44R2T
I replaced the suspect diode to the instrument cluster circuit and cluster works fine. Tried disconnecting the battery to reboot the bcm and also disconnected the bcm before replacing the diode but did nit fix the problem. Wish it did ,replacing the diode was ...
1985 Porsche 928 S 5.0L No Start VIN: WP0ZZZ92ZF
Thanks for the replies. I changed jobs while this one was still in process and sopmeone else got to finish it. I don't have any answers, but I will contact my former employer and check on the car's progress. I was told that these cars have problems with wiri...
1995 Saab 9000 Aero 2.3L a/c compressor, rad. cooling fan VIN: YS3CH65R5S
Gentlemen I want to thank you guys for your inputs relating to my Saab problem. I accessed the ETS cntrl. unit, for all confused this unit is mounted deep under the driver's seat and is used on trionic cars that have an Electronic Throttle System. This module ...
1995 Toyota Corolla 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 2T1AE098XS
Welp, I dont know why, but I got an ignitor the other day when I was thinking dist problem and threw it in for grins. It fixed the hiccup. I do not know why as the IGT/IGF signals are unchanged, I still have noise in the cam signal, but it doesnt hiccup anymor...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L speedo VIN: 3VWSC29M8X
Sorry for the delay. What was confusing me was I was getting a speed signal, but it turns out that there are 2 speed signals I needed.I was just reading one of the two. The speed signal or transmitter located over the diff was the problem. I confirmed this w...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C8Y
Hello to all who helped me fix this one. Thank goodness that this turned into an easy fix. As most of my responses stated, the Mass Air Flow sensor was faulty and Volkswagon is now having to warranty this problem. We went ahead and fixed this ourselves, since ... Trouble codes: P0172 (Feul Trim Bank 1 System Too Rich).
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