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1995 Audi a4 2.6L No Start VIN: WAUZZZ8DZ5
Hi Gents, I've got an Audi that ran perfect one day and would not start the next day.The car is in a panel repair shop, previously it had an over heating problem which resulted in being the thermostat and a mechanic replaced the thermostat removed and refitted...
1988 BMW 325i 2.5L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBAAA2317L
#1.3 and 5 injectors are droping under load excelleration hard snap throttle. have check wiring to injector plugs and also bypassed harness, install 3 known good ecm and still the same. the brown/white wire pin 15 i installed a noid light to determan that the ...
1991 BMW M5 3.6L Rear struts. VIN: WBSHD9314M
This BMW bounces like crazy in the back. Like the rear stuts are blown out. Also the customer said that after the stuts were replaced the car did not feel any better than before. From what I can tell this one has a level ride system, which is tied into power s...
1994 BMW 325i 2.5L starter VIN: WBACB3322R
Hi, Hope someone has experienced this problem.Customer attempted to repair the central locking system, customer removed left door panel and gave up on home repair. Customer DROVE the car to our shop and parked in front lot. We went to start car and it would n...
1996 Buick Regal 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2G4WF5211V
Vehicle came in with a stalling problem. The vehicle will start but stall within 5 seconds. The vehicle will restart every time without hesitation. I am able to keep it running but only if I rev it to 3500 + rpms. If I drop even close or below it, the vehicle ...
1996 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L anti-theft system VIN: 1G4NJ52M9T
hello techs, i have a 1996 buick skylark that starts, then stalls immediately. i have done the relearn process with the key then it will run. i scaned codes p1573 loss abs serial data in currant codes & p1626 anti-theft system in history codes. the ignition s...
1994 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L Surge VIN: 1G6KF52Y4R
this car has been to two wirer techs two cumputer techs have changed both crank pisition sensors have been all over this car need this thing out of my shop Trouble codes: P0047, P0080, P0107, P0137
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L 4th gear
Vehicle works good until 5 miles or so down the road. When I come to a stop, it shifts all the way through to 4th and 4th does not engage , but just slips. I removed the unit but didn't find any specific reason for this condition. Lower vavle body channel plat...
1992 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.2L Solenoid B VIN: 1GCGC24F0N
I have this pickup with a 4L80-E, and code 81 (shift solenoid B circuit). As stated below a new repair harness has been installed, as well as a new TCM from the dealer. We verified that the job was done correctly, and we had the proper voltages. I am familier ...
1994 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 6.5L engine VIN: 2GCFC29S3R
Hello fellow techs, Have a 1994 Chev C2500 with a/c on and using cruise control the vehicle/engine experiences a hiccup (which is quite noticeable and annoying I must say) everytime the a/c cylces on. The vehicle works perfectly as does the a/c as long as you ...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Odometer VIN: 1GNDT13W5X
We have just replaced engine in vehicle and odometer/trip meter only does not illuminate (customer says was working before repair). Speedometer working, cluster illuminates, etc... speedometer reads with scanner and equal to actual speedometer. All connector...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L IDC displays "SERVICE BRAKE BOOSTER" VIN: 1GCHC24U23
The Instrument Panel Communications message reads "SERVICE BRAKE BOOSTER" when the key is turned on and comes back on after the engine is started. Finally found that disconnecting the battery turned OFF the message, but to my chagrin, it came ON the next day a...
2004 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY12S84
after initial install of new maf sensor vehicle driven 68miles reset both codes. I got vehicle and went thru it and reflashed ecm and codes reset in 25miles.When you reset fuel trim in service bay the engine will lope and o2 volts will be at .052 volts,short t... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3HL56F6R
have a crank no start condition. asd relay not triggering, no spark or inj. pulse. cannot communicate with scan tool. seem to have all proper powers and grounds into ecu, but no outputs at all(i.e. 5v&8v supplies to sensors, pin tested directly @ecu). we have ...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L Fuel Guage VIN: 1C4GP54R1T
Having this problem with this T&C. Customer brought in for fuel gauge bouncing from "said level to empty then 'dinging'". The gauge does this consistantly driving the customer crazy. No SES lite. First thing I checked was sender unit resistance- was within spe...
2000 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L cross member VIN: 1C3EJ56H0Y
i have a 2000 chrysler cirrus with a loud pop from center to r/side front, after turning on steering return. have used chassis electronic ears, noise is conducting to both sides thru lower frame. has not been hit, it has 98k miles. another shop rebuild front e...
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B4HS28N0Y
When you start it up it will idle fine for about 1 min. Then it will start stepping down the idle when it gets arount 700 rpm. it will start to fall apart for about 45 sec. then clear up and run fine. I watch the snap-on scanner and see nothing. Have also trie...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.7L Steering VIN: 3D7KU28D14
truck has very bad speed wobble, from 80 to 120 kms hit a bump in the road and front will take off till speed drops bellow 80 kms, we did another wheel alingment toe was at 3/8 and caster was at 5.7deg, dropped to 1/16 toe and 5.7 caster no change, tried tires...
1993 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Air Bag VIN: 1FMEE11H2R
Greeting fellow techs, This one has me scratching my head. Air bag lite blinking a code 13 (internal short). I disconnected the air bag, retested and still had code 13. I checked for shorts as per mitchell instructions and have found none! Now I am thinking th...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L spark knock VIN: 1FMDU34X8R
This Explorer Eng. has been rebuilts from the bottom up including new heads the only thing that didn't get replaced was the timing chain although it appear to be tight. It has a spark knock that I can't seem to get rid of I brought the special cam sensor setti...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2SFMZA5147
Beautiful sunny day open the garage door start this van and no problem, select a gear, dies-EGR?. Restart, hold throttle to quarter, runs but just like an engine in -47 till the cylinders equal out only lots of carbon (on the shop floor). Will not idle after 1... Trouble codes: P1152, 1131 (no definition), 1121 (no definition), 175 (right bank system to rich)
2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, loss of power VIN: 1FTYR10CXP
Hi guys, This little Ranger belongs to one of our local police officers. He took it to the local dealership, complaining about extreamly high idle at stops. They replace the idle control motor on the first visit, the mass airflow sensor on the second visit, ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy, runs rich VIN: 1FTSW31F01
this truck came in with contaminated fuel,(looked like someone put gasoline in tank), also brown gooey substance. removed & cleaned tank & installed fresh fuel. now after about 15 miles of driving the truck starts pouring black smoke from exhaust. the truck ru...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55233
This is a flex fuel car that according to owner starts to hesitate and bog down and black smoke. Found codes for rich and for fuel control pressure. Can't find any good information on the fuel pump pressure controls. Can't get system to do anything wrong. (ran... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressuire range performance), P1132 (HO2S11 Ind rich), P1152 (HO2S12 Ind Rich), P0172 (System Rich Bank 1), P0175 (System Rich Bank 2), P0301 (Misfire 1 Also P0303 and P0306)
1987 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JHMCA5543H
Thanks for reading this,my wifes Honda a has high idle problem and an intermitent surging idle problem i have cleaned out the TB idle screw and have it screwed all the way in and it still idles at about 1500 rpm all the time and then it will surge to about 200...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Compressor VIN: 1HGCG1651W
Hi Guys! This question is for all you Honda guys. Since there aren't many Hondas in this area we don't get many in the shop except for minor tune ups and such. This one has an a/c that isn't getting cold enough. The temp at the vent with all but one vent clo...
1996 Hyundai Sonata GL 2.0L No Accurulation VIN: KMHCF24F7T
Hey Hyundai guy's need HELP. We got this car about a week ago with a no start problem. The engine would not run or unless you kept your foot on the gas pedal. Engine RPM would not go any faster that 450. We did find a code for the MAF/IAT which was tested and ... Trouble codes: P0110
1999 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L No Start, Stall VIN: KMHWF25533
car driving us nuts car will run fine until warmed up then will stall like key was shut off,, when trying to restart will detonate and buck like its out of time,,,if let car completely cool down will start up and run fine until warm and stall again under same... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft sensor logic)
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L No Start VIN: 1J4FY29P4V
This Jeep is becoming a hairpuller. It came in as a no start on the hook. Spins but no injector pulse,spark,or fuel pump.Scanned w/MODIS,have data stream,cam and crank signal in sync.Asd relay closing.Have battery voltage at all computer outputs.We determined ...
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L Hesitation, Pops VIN: 1J4FY19S9V
This Jeep has no options, 4.0l 5 speed. It came in with a very poor idle, no power, very hard start and poping through intake. Feuel pressure was in spec. but dropped off with key off, after instaling new fuel pump the pressure was the same, the idle is correc...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L fuel gauge,windows,door locks,radio VIN: 1J4GZ48SZY
This beast came from another shop after bcm was replaced.Windows,radio,ac,all gauges stop working when driving.My scan tool is able to talk to the bcm(new)but no codes are stored in memory.Customer states this happens once every two or three days,and sometimes...
1996 Mazda Protege DX 1.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JM1BB1415T
on narmal take of will boog down , but easy accelation does fine.check egr ok,tride used ecm no chang, tride used mas air no chang,
1998 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Surge VIN: 1YVGF22D2W
Hello fellow techs This Mazda Intermittantly surges while driving like the transmission is shifting up and down. Vehicle was taken to transmission shop, where the front seal, which was leaking, was replaced. They also pulled a TPS code and replaced the TPS. Sy... Trouble codes: P0108, P0123
1999 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2227X
the customer drove car from california to chicago check engine light came on when hit illinois and running bad. scanned has code po306 and a dead miss on #6 cyl. running compression 45-50 psi, reg compression 150 psi injector has pulse used vantage and has goo... Trouble codes: P0306
1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Timing chain
There is no VIN with this car because it's a 380SE with an 84 500 SEL motor in it. One of the timing chain guide rails broke while the engine was running and the timing chain jumped a couple of teeth and bent 6 valves. Sent the heads out for a valve job, repla...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Evaporator core VIN: WDBFA66E7N
Hello MB techs. I have an sl that has a leaking evap. core. I have done research in alldata & archives on removal. My question is I have read that techs break the ign switch or steering lock. Why are they breaking them? , How are they breaking them?. and what ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L drive train VIN: WDBHA23G5W
this car makes a noise that sounds like a wheel brg noise when you are going 30-50mph and you make a gradual turn to the left it gets louder and decreases when you make a gradual turn to the right. I used a chassis ear and hooked up to each wheel this was afte...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L daytime running lights inop VIN: WDBLK70G4Y
customer complained of no daytime running lights and other accys however i dont see anything but the lights
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L MIL Lamp on, Moaning noise VIN: 1ZWFT61L2X
Hello all, got a bite in the but with this one. Car came in last week "diagnose c.e.l.". Car reading lean setting the two lean codes. Been there, done this before. Went right to upper intake, sprayed choke cleaner, fuel trim immed. went negative. Upper intake ... Trouble codes: 1131 (ho2s11 sensor indicates lean), 0171 (system too lean bank 1), 1000 (obdii systems check incomplete)
1991 Nissan Sentra E 1.6L AC relay VIN: JN1EB31PSM
AC compressor is inop. I have no ground to the AC relay. If I provide ground to relay the system works. According to my information the ground comes from the ECU. I tried a known, good, ECU...that did not fix the problem. In the process of finding no ground to...
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.4L ignition module VIN: 1G3WH51X8P
hi. need some direction here. car was towed in as no start. check electrical systems including sensors. trail led to ignition module. replaced same and car started and ran great- napa module. after short road test car stalled. on restart misfire and no start r...
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G3AG53N6P
going no where fast with this cutlass. Drove in for an intermentent no start after it was hot. Got it to act up last week and it had no spark or pulse, but had fuel pressure. Cust dropped the car off on monday and we couldn't get it to act up at all. Decided t...
1996 Other European F355 Spyder 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: ZFFXR4849T
Greetings, This vehicle is suposedly a OBD2 compliant system. Our modis is unable to communicate. I have the factory manual and information regarding this car. I seem to remember reading a previous post on retrieving codes by adding a ground in the connector p...
1998 International 4000 4800 7.6L engine VIN: 1HTSCAAM5W
This truck was brought in for a problem of overheating on the highway. It runs cool in town at about 180 degrees but after driving on the highway in hot temperatures it will run up to the 230 degree mark and spew out anti freeze. We have recently had the radia...
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L TCC Lockup VIN: 1G2HX52L8R
This is a strange one to explain, so please bear with the long description. This is my personal car, so any suggestions are welcome. The first time the transmission shifts into overdrive, it will stay in overdrive for 10 seconds, but then drop back into 3rd ge...
1995 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2NE15M0S
Hello, This car was running fine and was shut off normally and has not started since. Has code 82, 3X signal error, which resets as soon as it is cleared and the car is cranked. We have checked the crank sensor and have seen the 3X signal amplitude is good, bu... Trouble codes: 82 (no 3x signal error)
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Stall VIN: 1G2NE52T3X
i know, no one likes to work on a 2.4 but i figure someone has got to know about this. Customer had a complaint for a "noise" , found a rather big vacuum leak at the elbow of brake booster vacuum line coming out of throttle body. Repaired it. Now car has a sli...
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 3.4L anti theft system VIN: 1G2NF52F92
vehicle starts and runs, but security light is on all the time when the vehicle is running. Any ideas? Thanks Pete
1958 Porsche Speedster 1.6L Charging VIN: 0000084514
This car just decided to quit charging. The original style voltage regulator has 0.2 volts at the D+ terminal on the voltage regulator which is new. A quick hit of the field produced output from the generator so we know the voltage regulator is where the syste...
1991 Subaru Justy GL 1.2L No Start VIN: JF1KA7322M
Hello all. This Subaru was towed in yesterday with a no start. Found no spark, no fuel. The distributor has been replaced previously. What is really strange about this one is the computer sends a flashing ground signal to the coil with no crank signal. Just tu...
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Misfire VIN: JT2AE09B4S
Engine will miss between 2750 and 3100. This is a hard miss, like a dead hole. It is not consitant but often. With our digital scope KV 1 and 3 are lower than 2 and4 but is not braking up during miss fire. Injector pattern is good on all four during miss. Inje...
1997 Toyota Tercel CE 1.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JT2AC52L4V
hello everone.I have this toyota tercel I replaced the engine in back in february.all was well until last week car came in with a very high idle (1500-1900 rpm).Ive checked all the vacum lines all attatched and no leaks found. the thing trowing me on this car ...
1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L ABS\Trac VIN: JT2BF22K0X
Hi Guys: I'm pulling what little hair I have out in fistfulls. Car came in ABS MIL light on, Trac Off light flashing. found procedure to reteive DTC, got a Code 43, ABS control System Malfunction. Looked up diagnosis procedure in Mitchell, basically, you start...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPB81H4W
This car sets an inter. code for the Leak Detection Pump-no signal. We checked the evap. system for bad hoses ect and found no problems. Most of the tests call for use of a VAG which we don't have . We did the test for voltage signal to the pump. It calls for ... Trouble codes: 17883 (evap. LDP malfunction-no signal)
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L clutch hyd VIN: XXYM439882
I have been having a problem with a 2000 beetle with a 2.0 5spd trans where the customer say that the clutch pedal drops to the floor intermittently. apone inspection I found a leaking slave cyl and very low fluid in the res. replaced slave and installed new o...
1994 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5711R
We have 2 of these same year, same models same codes. on one of them we have down the knock sensor update,removed wiring connectors from engine harness, replaced wire from knock sensor to ecu, the other performed update and tried used ecu. both will set codes ... Trouble codes: 143 (front knock sensor intermitent fault)

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1986 BMW 325e 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: WBAAE5409G
Thanks to John,Randy,Mark,Alex,Wilburn,Ronald,Seth,Howard,Bart & Jon for the replies.I've replace Mainrelay,fuel pressure regulator,ECT sensor with no change.Jon & some others mentioned about DME-Module should have intermittent failure.I ordered 3 days ago a u...
1969 Buick Riviera GS 430CID MAster cylinder? VIN: 494879H945
First, thanks to all of you who took your valuable time to reply. Several suggested checking primary & secondary shoes were placed right. I should've listed in the original post, all basic checks were made, shoe placement, no hydraulic leaks, shoe adjustment, ...
1993 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L 2-1 shift VIN: 1G4HP53L8P
thanks to all the professional for your advice. most of the advice pointed at the low roller(sprag) clutch. i did discover that when the trans does goe into neutral if i pull it in to manual low it will go back into gear. here is the kicker... because of the m...
1994 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L Coolant temp guage VIN: 2G4WB55M6R
After double checking all the power and the grounds. We checked the resistance of the sending unit and decided that it should be reading right. We changed back to the old cluster and the only guage that was reading wrong was the coolant temp guage. After runni...
1990 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L no power VIN: 1G6KS533LU
Thanks for the information. Most replies indicated timing issue \distributor gear. We went back to the scope and double checked every thing...Real lean...We did not check the injectors or the scope pattern closely enough...Blown fuse to 4 injectors...Eddie But...
1997 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GCCS19X8V
thanks to all who replied. the fuel pressure was less than the required minimum. the customer traded the p-u to the dealer. they were going to recheck the pressure and replace the pump as needed. thank you for your help
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Hesitation, "pops thru intake" VIN: 1GNDT13W7Y
Thank you to all who replied!! DONT FORGET THE BASICS!!! The feul filter took care of it Thanks
2001 Chevrolet Cab & Chassis Silverado 3500 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1GBJC34U91
well iatn members, seems we have done it again. with your help this truck is fixed. numerous replies stating to check fuel regulator and injector connections. no problems found there. the spark plugs were partially fouled from all the rough running. replaced t...
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L hydraulic system VIN: 1B3EJ46X2V
I recieved 4 replys, 1 said it wasnt a good idea to rebuild wheel cylinders. 1 had a similar problem and it was the abs, but cound not remember details. 1 said he had the exact problem more than once, and cured it by replacing rear brake hoses. 1 said to press...
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B8HD46FIV
Hello Guys and girls First i want to thankall the staff of this great site and all the technicians. I want to say special thanks to Paul from Minnesota,Jeff [...] Terry , Randy and many other which I email to them already... Now like I said before that the tim...
1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTEF15N3G
Sorry for the delay in posting, The truck finaly made it's way out of the shop, Thanks for all responces, This truck has had many componsnts replaced, not all by me ! The last things i did was TPS & IAC with a BG 44-K induction service ! SO-FAR -SO OK ??? Lets... Trouble codes: 63 (continiuos).
1992 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Wiring at ignition Switch
Well guys, I ended up cutting the ground wire at the ignition switch and making a new ground for the wiper module and the chime module. Noone could tell me where that ground went and I pretty much tore apare half the dash looking for it. The customer needed hi...
1995 Ford Escort LX 1.9L No Start VIN: 1FASP15J9S
Thanks again, 7 replies all great advice.Roger from michigan Hit this one on the head.He explained the interia switch is a duel funtion switch.It provides ground to the fuel Pump (Blue Wire)When normaly closed.It opens fuel Pump ground circuit and Grounds re...
1995 Ford F-350 Special 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTJW35FSE
Thanks to all who have replied. The Truck is back on the road again. We removed the head and replaced the #7 lifters,push rods and also the push rod guide.I also replaced the injector for #7 cylinder. Inspected and measured piston and found no problem. We rese... Trouble codes: P0344 (memory code cam pos snsr ckt int), P0340 (memory cam pos snsr ckt fault), P1219 (koeo), P1219 (koeo), P1211 (koer icp pres above/below desired), P0281 (cylinder balance 7).
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP6632W
Thanks for all the help. The tension on the belt was too tight. You could watch the belt start to walk out when you tightened the tension and go back to where it should be when you loosened it just a little. Again, thank you everyone.
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTRX18L9X
Good evening friends, Thanks to your help, this truck is running well! Nick from OH informed me that shorted coils will shut down the PCM until you cycle the key off. I've repaired a number of these (4.6, 5.4, 6.8) with misfires but never ran into this scenari...
1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L servics 4wd lamp VIN: 2GTEK190X1
Thank you all for the help. The customer has an appointment for repair next week. I will post again if the switch does not repair the problem. Thanks Again
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L battery draw VIN: SAJHX1045X
I was told where the other 2 fuse boxes were in the car. It is by the back seat right where your feet heels are. i am still waiting for the customer to come back by thanks for all the help, Glenn
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ68S7W
Thank you everyone, 11 replies stated cranksensor. Unpluged and and guages and cel came active.Replaced sensor all is good now. I learned alot on this one. Thank you again I wish I would have posted help sooner but Im a hard head and spent to long on this one,...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48S11
Well it has been 3 weeks since vehicle left. I install ldp pump & sent it out. The code has not returned. Thanks to all the replies. Trouble codes: P0456.
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8UF11EOM
Great tips from many knowledgable Lexus techs. Turned out to be the wiring to the upper ignition coil had been pinched and shorted when the intake was previously removed at another shop to replace the starter. Amazing how smoothly these cars run on four cylind...
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L Struts VIN: JT8UF11E1M
Thank you Jim [...] for your input. The customer usually keeps the suspension setting on 'normal' versus 'firm', and doesn't want to chance a stiffer ride. We decided to just replace the front factory air struts at this time.
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L 2-1 downshift VIN: 1YVGF22C2Y
Thanks to those who have replied. I was not able to repair the vehicle. I agreed with the dealer in that the transmission had internal problems and would require replacment. The customer took it to a transmission shop out of our area and they said that they co...
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WDBEA32EOS
Received a lot of great suggestions, thank you to all. James from Maryland and Robert from North Caroline suggested I check the throttle actuator harness for brittle wires and sure enough, had to replace. Per the local dealer, they replace these harnesses at t...
1953 MG TD 1.2L First Gear VIN: 0000TD2296
Hello Fellow Techs, I was overwhelmed by the many responses on this post.I never realized there were so many MG techs out there in IATN land. General consensus was that I was going about the job in the right direction with heavy emphasis on replacing first...
1953 MG td 1.2L engine VIN: 000TD22969
Greetings and thanks to the many that responded to this post.the techs who had done this job in the past were very confident about the Moss seal working as long as one strictly followed the instructions and the crank seal surface was good.I also checked crank ...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 3VWBB61CXW
thanks to all 9 that responded! itook the car to the local vw dealer and for 70$ they readapted teh darn thing. not the best desighn in my humble opinion!seems that there are 3 ways to reset this without the factory tool.1 shadetreesoftware.com 2.ross tech .co... Trouble codes: P1543.
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