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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L Electric adjust VIN: JH4KA7663R
Hi guys -- I've got one here. Electric steering positioner works fine on the two memory settings but switch is *more or less* inop -- manual or auto switch mode no difference. The UP button sends wheel straight up. No down. Have to re-push a door-mounted memo...
1995 BMW 318i 1.8L aux cooling fan VIN: 4USC8321SL
We have a 318i that does not have the aux cooling fan coming on for ac condensor. Checking for power to the relay we cannot find fuse 48. Alldata's wiring diagram and locator show it to be on the relay panel under the drivers side of the dash. There is a place...
2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB55K11
car came in with no power,cleaned maf,replaced fuel filter{clogged{.did back pressure test and found convertor clogged.installed new convertor obdll compliant.car came back following week with cat eff.code.have no access to gas analyzer any help would be appre... Trouble codes: P0420
1982 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L long crank time VIN: 1GAY8787C5
We replaced the fuel pump to cure a 9 psi fuel pump output. The car starts and runs ok now but we can't remember if the TBI units are supposed to hold fuel pressure at rest or whether it is normal for them to bleed off through the regulators. We've checked all...
1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4.3L a/c compressor VIN: 1G1BL52WXS
I have a 95 caprice which will set code 71 evap temp sensor which this car is not equiped with.No info in alldata and mitchell about code 71.The computer will not ground a/c relay, I know some sensors for engine controls will enable computer to ground a/c rela...
1995 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 2GCFC29K3S
When the pickup coil incident occurred the Engine ran very erratic which caused Catylytic Convertor to overheat and Glow Red all the way up to the exhaust manifold. The Intake manifold gasket had started to leak it was done as maitenance Item. The recent tuneu...
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R4X
Hello Techs, having a hard time with this one codes po1133 b1 s1 no activity code po1153 b2s1 no activity this is verified on genysis and snap on scanners have checked usual culprits no restrictions in air cleaner, fuel pressure and volume are fine no vac leak... Trouble codes: P1133, P1153
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L elec windows VIN: 1GNDT13S82
power windows,radio,not working, a/c buttons wont light up or activate.heater blower works.can't find fuse or relay controlling system. not sure where to look from here.came in with dead battery,charged and starts and runs fine.alternator charging ok! thanks,...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L engine VIN: 1GCJK391X2
there is a sqeel or scrapping noise coming from engine at first was load related under heavy load the noise was there and when u let off it would go away or quite down so checked serp belt and pullys found idler bearings had play replaced still there same load...
2002 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Electronic VIN: 1GCDT13W02
Hello all this vehical is my sons seems the kids can drive better vehical than me but cant afford to fix them. this started while driving down a bumpy road of corse at slow speed??? the ses light came on trans did funny things dash speedo , tach , fuel guage t...
2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1GNDS13S74
Hello techs I have a head pain with this, this truck have been buyed flooded, I have changed many things and now everything it's fine except this problem, I have repaired one piston and the valves, I have put the timing chain as the gm manual says but I have t... Trouble codes: P0016 (Crankshaft Position - Camshaft Position Correlation - Bank 1 Sensor A), P0300 (Random misfire detected), P0301 (Misfire on cyl 1)
2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z85 LS 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 1GCDS136X5
this is wierd this is my personal vehicle it has happen a few times within the past couple of months. after driving for long periods of time 2-4 hours turn truck off and crank/no start let sit for 5-10 mins starts up fine no promblem. this has only happen 2 ti...
1988 Chrysler LeBaron Premium 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire, SAG VIN: 1C3CJ51E9J
The car came in with a hesitition and a missfire. I found the injector harness to have loose connectors. It had a code for injector driver ckt. I replaced the injector harness, ECM, and injectors. This fixed the missfire.I have tried/tested several componants ...
2000 Chrysler 300M 3.5L skim pin# VIN: 2C3HE66G4Y
hope that a Chrysler Tech or someone with access to Chrysler database can get SKIM PIN # to allow SKIM Anti-Theft to configure to new PCM using DRB 3. PIN # must be for VIN # [...]
1988 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: X8JS608660
vehicle will stall after 2-3mins run time-will not start right away. come back after 10mins and will start then stall. computer?
1995 Dodge Ram 3500 8.0L engine noise VIN: 3B7MF33W8S
dodge 4x4 ram 3500 8 l v-10 . very loud noise from upper engine/rocker covers. clatter/lifter type noise.resonates into exhaust. very apparent to be at cam speed.lifters sound like oil starvation. hoping for a direction to proceed before tearing into this bea...
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L alternator VIN: 2B3HD46T3V
hello all have a 1997 dodge intrepid that was brought in due to no charging output. owner of vehicle stated battery went dead, he went and put new battery in but hooked pos. and neg. cables up reversed checking vehicle over there is a fusible link coming off t...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L abs module VIN: 1B4HS28Z5X
vehicle came in both amber abs light and red brake light on scanned computer, has code 72. checked alldata and they say replace cab. so we checked powers and grounds they all ck good so we replacethe cab. same thing. clear the codes and they come back imediate...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L torque convertor VIN: 1B7KF236XX
unit is back now for torque convertor lock up and unlocked at highway speeds. it just switches back and forth with the scan tool on tranny. no codes in pcm,ecm. checked and everything is up to date on flashes.checked transfer pumpwiring and output of fuel ok. ...
2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L gauge VIN: 1B4HS28Z1W
Hello again, we have this durango that the coolant gauge inside the vehicle will go all the way to hot and the check gauges light comes on the vehicle does not loose any coolant when this happens we checked for blown head gaskets and replaced the radiator and ...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 2B4GP44301
we have a van here that was brought in with the customer complaining of an a/c problem. customer noted that they had driven to the store and parked the van and went in. upon returning to there van and trying to start it they noticed that the motor did not want...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Cooling Systems VIN: 1D7HA18N12
this one came in with a overheating complaint.tech drove truck temp. gauge showed 3/4 . (1/2 is normal on gauge). removed radiator to check it was 70 % plugged .so we installed a new one O.E.M.. tech. drove again same 3/4 on gauge. slow down to 35 to 45 cools ...
1991 Ford Escort GT 1.8L Lacks power VIN: 1FAPP1284M
This car came in with complaint of lacking power away from a stop. I confirmed the complaint and noted that the symptom was not always present. The TPS shows an occassional glich but this symptom does not act like the typical momentary hesitation that is assoc...
1994 Ford Escort 1.9L No Start VIN: 3FARP15JOR
hi all, this 1.9 escort floods out in morning and will not start til you dry the plugs..Found a cts glitching, scoped like a crank sensor...replaced it and it looks good now.. Had car for couple weeks and it started every morning..We let customer have it and s...
1996 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L odometer trip VIN: 1FALP42X9T
Hello all, i have a mustang in here that customer complaint of odometer and trip have stopped working. the schematic i see does not specify what drive the motor, being that its electric, i did see a tsb that states to lube the stepper motor and see if it works...
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FALP6539V
HI. This contour is giving me fits - wondering if anyone might have some experience that would be helpful. Customer bought car and has only had it a couple of weeks but it has had a tapping sound in top end that sounded like a loose lifter or cam follower or s...
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L cooling system VIN: 2FAFP71W3W
This car came in originally for an overheating problem. The intake coolant runner was cracked and the thermostat was broken. After replacement it was determined that the high speed fan operation was not working. The 40amp fuse was blown. I replaced the fuse af...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Unknown VIN: 1FTNW21F9X
This truck has a HARD pull to the right when braking. You touch the brake and you're in the ditch. All of the pistons move freely none seem to be sticking. I cleaned and lubed all slides front and rear, replaced the brake hoses and this thing still pulls HARD....
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L p/s pump
steering works great and pump is not noisy the problem im having is when you fill the reservoir to the correct line it is ok when the engine is running but as soon as you turn the engine off the fluid level rises to where it comes out of the cap as soon as you...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L monitors VIN: 2FMZA51471
trying to pass nyvip inspection - vehicle cat monitor and evap monitor will not show ready. performed drive cycle procedure as per alldata. any suggestions? is the pending code preventing these monitors from completing? Trouble codes: P0720 (pending code - output speed sensor)
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L brakes VIN: 1FDWF37572
this vehicle takes extra effort to stop.i checked pressures at all calipers fronts 4000 psi. rears 4000+psi.front rotors are within specs. but partially corroded on the pad surface.should the front pressure be higher than rears.
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L oil press VIN: 1JYG248S2Y
hi, this jeep wll lose press after hot, i did notice it has a water leak in the head when i had the pan off. anti freze is comming out of the #3/4 oil return hole right above the cam at the cam to pump drive. herd they have a prob with that, cracking head ther...
1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Ride Height Control VIN: SALHC1347P
Customer complains that the vehicle doesn't raise/lower properly. Checked it over and it seems as though the RR corner will come down, the other 3 stay at full height. Visually inspected all height sensors, seem fine, all intact mechanically and electrically. ...
1999 Mazda Millenia 2.5L engine VIN: JG1TA2228X
during preassemby i read what information was available throuth alldata discs and i called alldata for more detailed information. the information sent was still incomplete compared to other makes. problems began with what alldata showed as an updated cam assem...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L no forward VIN: WDBAB33C2F
this car runing good,suddenly lost forward gear,and reverse work well,any help would be appreciated thanks,gus
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L 140.832.6615 VIN: WDBGA43E6S
Dear MB guru's sorry to bather you guys for a part #, but our MB dealer and MB of Canada can not locate a part. the VIN # again: [...] * s420 * 03/95 the part # of the part: [...] is plastic pipe 5 inches long with 2 3/4" inlets on either...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Misfire VIN: WDBHA29G2X
Greetings to all I have this mercedes that has multiple cylinder misfire codes and an o2 sensor code.I pulled the sparkplugs to see what shape they are in and they do not look bad at all.In the past I have changed alot of mass air flow sensors on the m series ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0302
2000 Mercury Mystique 2.0L MIL Lamp on
Sorry no vin. we were loaded up today and this vehicle was a trade in for used car lot. We just got there used car business because they sell new Honda's and there techs. won't touch anything but a Honda. Please help this car is sold. When I first worked on th... Trouble codes: P0171
1994 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L engine VIN: JA3AA31C3S
Hi guys, This car has suddenly developed an oil leak between the head and block at the right front corner (#4 cyl.).I don't know of any overheating history and it hasn't been leaking the past few months until now.I understand the oil feed is in that corner of ...
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JA4MT31H2Y
Vehicle runs fine in 1st (automatic) once It shifts to second & beyond engine will not rev above 3500 RPM. Voltage reference at 10 volts (s/b 5 volts) processor is cutting fuel or spark at 3500 instead of 7000 rpm
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D6W
Hello group. I have a nissan here for the third time back with a dead fuel pump. Somehow there is very fine steel shavings ending up in the gas tank and ruining the fuel pump. The particles are very fine, and it actually makes the fuel look dark grey in color,...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L Variable Timing VIN: JN8DR09Y01
After replacing both head gaskets; code P1145, which has to do with left variable cam timing, keeps setting. I have checked cam and crank sensors, which checked out good. I found that when looking at both variable timing position sensors, they appear to be out...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L driver side rear power window VIN: 5N1MD28T32
When master window switch removed and power fed to the rear window (Driver side), window will go up and down fine. There is no continuity from the power feed terminal in the master switch to either wire when rocked and checked with a ohm meter. There is no vol...
1987 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: IG3HY5435H
Good evening, I am sitting in my office going over my techs results and finding for this 87 Delta 88. I have searched the "Fix archives" for this problem and although I have found several similar complaints, none have fixed this beast. The car runs well until ...
1998 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1G3HN52K4W
IATN I have an Olds that the a/c shuts down on. Blower, compressor, and all will stop. Customer can slap the dash and it all starts back up. I replaced the dash control unit with the switches. This is a MANUAL SYSTEM. I have removed ground 210 and cleaned it I...
1989 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L Blower Motors VIN: SCAZN02A7K
Hello to All from sweltering Texas, Don't have any info other than "no-data". I have tried to get to act up but no luck. Is there a problem with these, or any info would be greatly helpful!!! Is there a web sight I could find a wiring schematics for this? Tha...
1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L fan VIN: 1G2WJ52M6S
Vehicle came in with over heating problem. After obvious repairs, the vehicle ran fine, idled fine. Returned to customer. Two days later, was brought in. Complaint was, engine felt like it was going to fall out of car. Also dash gauges failed while driving sim...
1986 Porsche 928 S 5.0L belt tensioner light comes on VIN: WPOJB0925G
timing belt tensioner light comes after engine runs for about 10 mins. belt is adjusted to specs.
1997 Saab 900 S 2.3L Unknown VIN: VERT347HCH
Hello to all Saab guys, I have a dilemma here with a 1997 saab, It drives fine for a couple of miles- and then the tranny stops shifting- It does a check engine light on. the codes are P0722 and P0730. Do these things have tranny problems? Or a sensor issue? I...
2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L No Start VIN: 1G8JW52R4Y
Hi everyone, This saturn LS2 is in for a no start,again, cranks over fine, no communication with ECU, but have communication with TCM, and BCM and can control instrument cluster through scan tool. There are 22 trans codes, three of them are communication U cod... Trouble codes: 22 (trans codes), U2103 (fewer controllers on bus than programmed), U2104 (can bus reset counter overrun), U2105 (lost communication with ecu system), U2106 (lost comm. with TCM system), U1000 (class II data link malfunction)
1999 Subaru Impreza Outback 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GF4852X
Vehicle failed Mass.Inspection due to MIL LAMP on. 2 codes were stored a P0325 and a P1121. The vehicle has no driveability issue. The P1121 is nuetral position switch circuit "low input". I have 12 volts while cranking(in park and nuetral selector positions) ... Trouble codes: P1121 (Nuetral position switch low input), P0325 (Knock sensor circuit malfunction)
2001 Subaru Outback VDC 3.0L timing chain, valve train VIN: 4S3BH89601
Hi, subaru techs. I need some info. on what to expect with this vehicle. vehicle was towed in last night, cutomer is moving from new york to texas. they said that vehicle lost power and stalled, and would not restart. when we tried to start the engine, it cran...
1978 Suzuki streetbike 750CID Misfire VIN: GS750E1079
This is my personal motorcycle. It idles great but when warmed up if you open the throttle Quickly like accellerating onto the on ramp,it backfires through the carberators and the exhaust.
1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L alternator VIN: JT3FJ60G8H
We are trying to diagnose a dorment charging system which has recently been replaced. We installed a new Denso alternator with a new IC Regulator from Toyota and the relay on top of the alternator was replaced with a new piece from Toyota. There have been a co...
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDBT1232Y
Hello all, I have a 2000 Toyota Echo that stumbles and stalls on accel. Much worse after reaching operating temp. Had code 1349 for VVT circuit. Engine pretty sludgy upon removing valve cover to replace cam timing actuator (gear assy). I tried to follow TSB ex... Trouble codes: P1349 (Variable Valve Timing sensor circuit)
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K6Y
Evening Everyone, Last week this Toyota Camry came in with the mil light on and a code P0401 stored.I check over the system according to Mitchell On Demand.The EGR value, opens and will stall the motor, also holds vacuum. Modulator,Passes all the vacuum tests... Trouble codes: P0401
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA81H3T
car came in as no start.pulled codes has 341 cam sensor code. flow chart in mitchell says to replace cam sensor hence part of dist. installed dealer dist. same code and no start. the weird thing is it has strong spark,45 pounds of fuel, good compression,checke... Trouble codes: 341 (cam position sensor)
2000 Volvo V70 2.4L Starts and dies VIN: 1V1LW56D6Y
after installing new motor engine will start and stall imediatly. Found tps at 0 all the time can get the motor to run at 2500 rpm if throttle held wide open. checked all grounds and connections, vaccum lines and intake system, found no ovious problems. Any he...

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1997 Acura CL 3.0L compressor VIN: 19UYA2259V
We are closing this at the present time as the vehicle has repaired it self over the weekend. No problems the owner says now and everything is working fine now so we don't have a clue at this point. I want to thank the 7 people that sent replies to me and wish...
1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L MIL Lamp on, hard start hot VIN: WAUBG84D3V
Both problems are fixed. This car has no throttle valve control module, just an air bypass motor, no adaptation possible. as suggested by Erik from Minnesota, I watched the TPS sweep when moved on ross tech, one out of ten times it would drop out, replaced the... Trouble codes: 18020 (Incorrect ECM coding intermittent), 16505 (TPS implausible signal intermittent), 18264 (in trannyTPS from ECM).
1999 Audi A6 2.8L odometer VIN: WAUDA24B7X
I was able to program the odometer with the information that everyone gave in thier replies. but after doing so I had 370K on the odometer.The best advice I can give on this is to let the dealer techs perform these sort of tasks.I suspect I performed the funct...
2000 Audi A4 1.8L converter,pump
well you have to pull valve body out to get pump out. found a gear in texas and installed and all is well. thanks to all of those who replied although only about 4 replies.
1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Evap Canister VIN: JHMAH7327G
thanks to Erik from Texas and Dave from Florida who responded to my post The Canister is located near the spare tire
1986 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.0L Stall VIN: 1G4HP69LXG
thanks to every one who replied to my problem. after a few tests i found i had a no spark conition. after digging a little further i found a bad ciol pack and a borderline maf sensor. i replaced both and the car is doing fine. thanks again
1990 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L keeps running VIN: 1G6CD1337L
We were never able to get the vehicle to act up. The customer will bring back if it does it again.thanks for the suggestions.
1998 Cadillac Eldorado ETC 4.6L ABS, Steering VIN: 1G6ET1292W
Sorry for the long delay .The car belongs to car dealer who wants it fixed for little or nothing and has paid us for diagnoise it.but wants to find a backyarder to install the wheel speed sensor good luck to both of them.I recieved 3 replies and all three agre...
1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Instrument VIN: 1G6KD54Y2X
Ok let me see how to start this. First, by replacing the lock cylinder I actually created the no start condition. The antitheft system on this car uses the following logic: If there is a fault with the key or the wires on the lock cylinder and the engine is of...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L Service steering system reminder VIN: 1G6DM57N13
Well, I'm going to close this post with no solution. I want to thank Frank & Jeremy for there input...both great thoughts. The customer decided after only one attemp to fix there car, that they were discusted enough in the car that they were trading it off. Wh...
1991 Chevrolet Motorhome 7.4L reverse VIN: 1GBKP37N8M
OKIE DOKIE. I now have reverse BUT am not sure exactly what I did for sure. I recieved many replies with good suggestions. Bottom line is this-- I replace the 2 ring band pin with a 3 ring, also the o-ring at the end of #11 check ball sleeve was pretty flat an...
1993 Chevrolet C2500 Silverado 6.5L HARD START long cran VIN: 1GCGC29F9P
I have not yet been able to get this customer to come back in. I have had some good responses though. oil pressures switchesa re a common problem. battery condition can affect feeder pump voltage, cool injection pump and see if it starts better, compression ha...
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L crank fuse VIN: 1GCCS1949W
i found a aftermarket alarm that had a badly taped connection up in the harness
1999 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L can't fill gas tank
after having replaced the charcoal canister i still had a problem,pulled the fuel tank several times and checked everything. finally figured out that the atmosphere vent tude was not opening after engine shut down,after engine shut down vacumm is released off ...
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L fuel gauge erratic VIN: 1GNEK13T11
Thanks for all the great responses, We put a sender in it and the gauge works fine. I guess the movement of the vehicle when it was put in gear was enough to make the sweeper contacts move to a good spot and make the gauge work. Note: We were able to purchase ...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEC14W62
thanks every one that took the time to help on this one, most of the replies was to replace cat. converter, so we install an oem unit and took care of the po420 code. thanks again. Trouble codes: P0420.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L odometer VIN: 1GCEK19V3E
The fix for this 03 silverado dash panel was to replace the dash. I had the local gm deal check it and replace it at a cost of $350.00. I sent email back to the people who took time to respond, except Tim can not find your email address so I will say thanks ...
1993 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L short VIN: 1C3XV66R7P
Well the vehicle is gone. I suspected ignition switch but didn't want to put one in on just a guess.I never did get the car to act up. I had several replies saying that they had ignition swithes smoke before on these cars so I felt better about putting in a ne...
1999 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L tach, speedo VIN: 1C4GP54L6X
Thank you again, most of you were right. The cluster just needed to be programmed with the drbIII. You saved me a lot of trouble.
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT 2.4L Mechanical VIN: 3C8FY78GX3
I would like to thank Alfred from Florida for his insight and experience. This car has had a erformance exhaust and intake put on it. The client has two driving habits. Full throttle or full brake. Nothing in between. The boost this creates driving like this c...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L headlights, door locks, int. lights, guages, wiper VIN: 1B4GP54L3W
I appreciate all the responses. Everybody seemed to agree that it was probably the BCM. As was mentioned, you can't be 100% sure of the diagnosis on some of these cars as there's just too many things that can cause problems. Basically after testing everything ...
1998 Dodge Stratus 2.0L door locks VIN: 1B3EJ46C3W
The answer to this one is: read the owner's manual! The procedure is: close all doors, leave ignition switch off for 20 seconds, turn from off to on 4 times, lock the doors with the electric button. (Repeat procedure to toggle feature back on)
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1B4G544L2X
First let me take time to thank each and every one of the 16 technicians who replied to my request for help. Thank you for taking 'your' time to help! All of the replies definetly gave me insight and direction. I checked all suggestions and to no avail found n...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7JB21Z1X
pcm fixed this one guys. it had an internal fault.thanks for the replies. Trouble codes: P0505.
1986 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FMDU15N2G
Thank you all for the suggestions. The root problem was the p.c.m, while we were driving I had one of my guys tap on the p.c.m right before it was going to cut off. When he did that the vehicle continued to run, so we replaced the p.c.m, so far so good.
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FALP45T5S
Thanks for all the replies, I did due exhaust back pressure test, ok. So I went ahead and replaced the ignition module. That took care of my seondary scope pattern. MISS IS GONE!!! But I still had a vibration between 800-1200 rpm. Found the harmonic balancer c...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FDXF46F8X
Hello all, After waiting for 3 weeks to make sure that this truck was no longer stalling, no-start/long crank after stall. After checking the valve cover gasket/wiring harness assy. I found no problems with the harness. Thanks to Keith [...] who led m... Trouble codes: P0281 (Glow plug ckt fault), P0340 (ICP not at expected), P0380 (Turbo boost press low), P1211 (Cam pos snsr ckt fault), P1212 (ICP press above/below desired), P1247 (Cyl 7 balance fault - after power balance test).
2000 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55S0Y
We swaped injectors right ot left bank and the problem switched banks.. then sent all ijectors out for ansu cleaning .. all is well...car back yeaterday after one week and all monitors reset and fuel trims normal .. Thanks Kevin Trouble codes: P0172 (Bank 1 Rich).
1994 Geo Metro 1.0L No Start VIN: 2C1MR2468R
got geo metro back this morning, customer said still dying after it gets hot or driven for two plus hours. let run for more than four before vehicle died. checked fuel pressure (19-23psi) normal, spark, injector pulse. befor vehicle did not have injector pulse...
1989 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCA563KA
thanks guys for all the help. that pcv valve was the problem. after install the pcv valve and readjust the timing and idle speed with and minor adj. to the kick down cable this vehicle can now be driven without fear of death. this is the easiest fix with the m...
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2H6EJ6348T
Hello, Several of you suggested secondary ignition related parts. Turns out you were right. On visual inspection I found nothing out of the ordinary on the plugs or wires, and power braking did not produce any misfires. I took the vehicle on a long (2 hour...
1995 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKNG01D7S
thanks for all,vehicle stall because wire on top of ignition module connector have loose pin contact.perform connector repair.customer had vehicle for a week.thanks again Trouble codes: 12 (maf sensor).
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X7X
thank you for help found air flow meter was the problem replaced air flow meter no more problem thanks every one Trouble codes: P0136 (signal low bank 1 sensor 2), P0157 (signal low bank 2 sensor 2), P1171 (fuel system lean on aceleration).
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Hard start hot VIN: SAJHX174TC
I had a 96 Jaguar XJ6 that had much difficulty starting after a hot soak. The customer stated that she had taken the car to 3 shops who she says charged a lot of money, but the car still would not start after driving and shutting off for over 15 minutes. She t...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L sunroof VIN: SAJDA01NX1
Thanks goes to Dale who was the only one to reply on this, as I figured. Thanks for your reply Dale,I appreciate your effort. Dale said it sounds like the body control module might be freaking out but would need factory scanner to tell, which I do not have. Th...
1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FT68S9V
i checked buss wires and all shows good cleared codes and has not been back in a week. i feel like it is a buss commucation problem and will return. but for now the jeep is gone.thanks to everyone who replied.without iatn life would be tough. Trouble codes: 1694 (1698 -), 1698 (1898 -), 1898 (66 -), 66 (71 -), 71.
2000 Lexus LX470 4.7L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT6HT00W7Y
First I would like to thank those who helped, most said replace the throttle body. The EFI flush along the air intake cleaning seemed to fix, the throttle blade assembly was pretty carboned up. The vehicle has been starting fine sine... Again thanks for the he...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L compressor VIN: WDBFA66E0M
Thankyou to the 2 people who replied, what the problem turned out to be was the compressor. I mentioned in my post the customer had paid to have a new compressor installed somewhere else, I accepted this information and went looking for other problems instead ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Can Communication VIN: 4JGAB54E91
The fix for this vehicle was actually the trip computer. The trip computer was bringing down the CAN Bus. This was diagnosed by unplugging the CAN Bus from the Engine control module, on this vehicle it was plug #4 pin #'s 1 & 11. a green and a white wire. The ...
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Speedometer,transmission VIN: 1MEFM50UX2
Thank you to all who took time to respond. This car is fixed. The fixed was a new pcm. The buffered signal sent to the IPC was a 2.5 volt square wave. I was blessed with a similiar car in for other work so I checked the vss signal on it, it was a 12 volt squar...
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