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2000 Acura TL 3.2L shifting VIN: 19UUA5664Y
I rebuilt this transmission 6 months ago. The car has been back twice sence then. It keeps coming out with codes p0763 solnoid c and p1753 lockup solnoid.Both oms out to specs. Transmission down shifts firm intermidiately, and goes into limp mode after driving...
1996 Audi A4 2.8L compressor VIN: WAUEA88D8T
HELP!! - Audi came in with no A-C complaint. System was low so we did an evacuate and recharge. Compressor would not turn on, this is were it gets interesting. We jumped compressor and it still would not operate - clutch curcuit is open, but there is no power ...
1998 BMW 318i 1.9L Surge VIN: WBACC9320W
Hello group, This one is from the local body shop who we do some work for occasionally. (I hardly ever work on BMW's) They fixed the front on this one and did not have it running so they don't know if it ran ok or not before the accident. (It doesn't look like...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L floorboard VIN: WBAAM5331X
Rainwater puddling up in the right rear (passenger side) floorboard. The respective door gasket has been replaced. Whats kinda wierd is that sometimes it leaks when it rains and sometimes it doesn't leak when it rains. Its all willy nilly of any given rainstor...
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Suspension VIN: WBADT334X1
We have disconnected both sway bar links and tied the sway bar in place. We still here a rattle in front end when hitting driveway curbs, bumps and manhole covers. We shook the front end down and inspected all parts. We have made sure the subframe is tight. No...
2005 Cadillac CTS V 5.7L tire pressur VIN: 1G6DN56S05
We replaced 2 front tires on this cts V it came with goodyear run flats, but the customer did not want them any more so we installed toyo t1-s 245-45-18. Now the issue when he starts driving the tire pressure sensor start going off in the rear 1st then then fr...
1991 Chevrolet Topkick 427CID Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GD57HAM3M
Hello techs, I have this Topkick in my shop which came in with fire damage at the passenger side of the TBI. As GM was unable to supply a new harness, I ordered and installed new plug ins for the EGR, TPS, IAC, Temp sensor and OP sensor. These units were all r...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GNDT13W4S
Hi guys, This Blazer has a severe bucking/cutting out only when under load. No problem cold and idles just fine hot. EGR desired and actual 0% at idle and up to 70% under load hot. It came in with no code but was able to set 32 after much testing while power b...
1995 Chevrolet C3500 6.5L inaccurate speed VIN: 1GBDC34A9S
This truck was brought to me in pieces. It was a 350 gas truck. All that was left was a 1998 6.5 diesel and 4l80e transmission on the back of the bed. I have since installed the assembly and made it run with a '98 dash harness, cluster etc. My problem is that ...
1996 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 5.7L Fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJK34R1T
Hey Guys. We've got this Chevy thats a real problem. Came in with inop fuel gauge and tranfer pump not functioning. Found bad transfer pump (Replaced) Replaced front tank sender assy (No change) When you turn key on gauge will register for approx. 15 seconds t...
2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Starter VIN: 1GAHG39R21
The van came in with a no start problem. I finally got it to happen. The van will no crank. Tested ign. switch and almost got to test all the wires and it started. Now it will not do it again for me. I has been to the dealer and they didn't do anything i guess...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 2GCEC19T61
This 2wd Silverado was towed in for a stall while driving. Cranks, no-start. Found blown ECM-B fuse. Replaced fuse, 30 mile road test, hours of running while manipulating related wiring harnesses. Problem not found. 11 amp draw on that circuit while running. I...
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3EJ56H75
vehicle was towed in with no check engine light starts then stalls no guages work no mil at all had apparent pcm problems as there was resin missing inside , no com with scanner changed out pcm... made no change other than miles read "0" now where odometer had...
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L rack and pinion VIN: 2C3HE66G71
i have a 300m that was just purchaced by customer, the steering wheel has 3" of just dead play. we have checked the couplers and steering input shaft-everything going into the rack is tight and the center mounted tie rod ends at the output end are tight-bushin...
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L head gasket VIN: 3C4FY58B52
Does anyone know where I can obtain a head gasket for this 2.4 dohc. They are on national backorder from Chrysler and the Felpro gasket is only good up to 2001. Thanks for any ideas. Mason [...]
1991 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L wipers VIN: 1B4GK54R0M
This Caravan's wipers pulse intermitantly when they are not turned on. I seem to remember a tsb for this but I can't find it. If anyone could help I'd love it. Thanks, John
1995 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Clutch Cycling too fast VIN: 1B4GH44R8S
I've got a weird clutch cycling problem with this caravan, the clutch doesn't cycle long enough to cool properly. The low side pressure barely reaches 40psi when the clutch kicks out. I've replaced the H-valve and switches with factory parts and evacuated and ...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1B7HC13Y3V
Hi Group we subleted a transmission overhaul to our trans shop the owner came back 2 days after with a cold misfire complaint he left the truck with me and the next morning when cold after driving for a minute it stared to miss and backfire for 10 seconds and ...
1999 Dodge Caravan 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2P4GP44R3X
This van only has this problem at idle in park or gear, bring up the rpm it smooths out. The miss seems to be in a 3 pulse rotation, it's smooth and then at the same time every time it will flutter 3 times and then smooth out again. We swapped the #5 injector ... Trouble codes: P0305
1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FASP13J2T
hello all have this escort that is going real tuff. long story short we found that the high speed cooling fan comes on when a/c is turned on then remains running when a/c is turned off! we have replaced the high speed relay due to meltdown from the fan running... Trouble codes: P1462 (a/c pressure sensor high)
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L pcm VIN: L4VLB71578
Thanks for looking guys. Going to make this short, please bear with me. Vehicle came in shop with compliant of a "air sound" diagn and found that the intake manifold gasket is leaking. Mulitple codes was found, this included: P1132 Lack of HO Sensor, B1S1 sw...
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Lack of Power VIN: 1FDEE1469V
This vehicle came in a while ago and had an intermittent rough, low, rolling idle after it was good and warm and especially when the A/C was on. It would nearly stall. Also when this was occuring, upon acceleration, it would lack power. The MAF sensor would no... Trouble codes: P1151 (HO2S Bank 2 Sensor 1 lean)
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L oil seperator VIN: 1MELM58S6V
I am trying to remove the oil seperator from the top of the block of this twin cam 3.0L. Can anyone tell me if is possible to remove it without pulling a head? I tried to remove the large water fitting from the back of the block but it wont come out without di...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L battery draw VIN: 2FMZA5149X
Hi guys, i have a 99 windstar here that the battery goes dead after sittin 2-3 days. the exterior lights flash on and of at random-the FEM and the REM are not going into sleep mode-I have checked all the usual pinch areas I have found that CKT 1330 ye/lb which...
2000 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTRE1423Y
Hello, I am posting this for a Friend of mine who is pulling his hair out on this vehicle. This van originally came in with a No-Start problem and had a code for a Bank 1 sensor 2 code. They changed all the O2 sensors as the customer told him that they had nev...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L 4X4 light VIN: 1FMRU1668Y
Customer brought in this Expedition states the 4x4 light flashes when in the A4WD position. Otherwise the 4 wheel drive works fine. I verified the light flashing, verified other positions work. There is no check engine light on. On body control side I did pull...
2001 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Pressure
Hi everyone..We have a 2001 Yukon that the a/c works great on for an hour or so..Then with no warning, the high side goes to almost 450 psi and the low side to 90 psi..Engine not running hot, driving down the road the pressures do not drop..I'm suspecting this...
1998 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L trans. shifting, and slipping VIN: JHLRD1868W
trying to determine if problem is mechanical or anything missed electronic controls, replaced main shaft sensor just to rule out any other possibilities. transmission shifts erratically, and slips between 2nd and 3rd.
1999 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L No Start, Stall, VIN: THLPD1864X
Vehicle stalled on the road. Customer restarted and it ran briefly then stalled again. Customer replaced the fuel pump because they couldnt hear it running. Vehicle still wouldnt run. Towed vehicel here. Checked the basics. Plugs, wires, cap, rotor. All where ...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78832
Codes set 287 miles ago. Reset PCM and sent customer on her way. Showed customer how to tighten gas cap. Replaced battery due to failed load test. Car came back today with same codes. Honda trouble shooting tree addresses hard failure of ELD only. I printed al... Trouble codes: 1298 (ELD voltage high), 1456 (EVAP leak- tank system)
1963 Jaguar Mark IX 4.3L 1-2 shift VIN: JAG1234567
Help!!,vehicle only has manual low.no reverse, binds up on 1-2 shift.removed trans and disassembled cant find any problems.Had these problems before overhaul.everything seems to aircheck good except reverse servo.when I apply air to servo port band applys but ...
1985 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Cuts out VIN: SAJJNACC8C
I have done enough to become convinced that I have an ECU problem as the fuel system fails to deliver fuel within 1 minute or less of starting the car. The cutting out seems to be fuel as it happens in a way that mimics the loss of fuel pressure, that is gradu...
1988 Jaguar XJS C 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: SAJNA3842J
Hi all,This Jag is killing me.For the 1st 35-45 minutes the car runs great,reaches normal temp in about 10 minutes.At around 40 minutes its like a switch is thrown and it runs really bad and stalls.idle vacuum goes from 17 to 10 "and stays there.Raising the id...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L 15 amp fuse in interior fuse box VIN: 1J4FN28S0Y
we have checked for shorts in everything we can access , we have never actually got it to blow for us , but give it back to the customer and he is back in a few hours,have tried larger amp fuse but it to blows , would try the trans. range sensor but that is no...
2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L not sure VIN: 1J4FA39S9Z
We are unable to identify a drivetrain noise at 40 mph...squeaking from drivetrain.Universal joints are in very good condition.Any input would be greatly apreiciated.
2004 Kia Rio Cinco 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNADC16594
we have a rio which was towed in--timing belt snapped--bent all the valves--installed used engine from 03 kia with 14 miles on it--thats what junk yard says. now we have a rough idle with used engine. vacuum is low at idle but if you just bump throttle up to 1... Trouble codes: 1166 (o2 snsr/pcm adaption diag fault)
1990 Lexus LS400 4.0L Electronic VIN: JT8UF11EXL
car came in may, no ac. retrofitted system, charged ac \, ac cold readings good. car came back 3 weeks later, no ac. found leak in evaporator and bottom of condensor was a little moist. replaced evaporator and condensor. charged ac. ac ok. car came in again ac...
1966 Lincoln Continental 462CID Hose Routing VIN: 6YE2G84588
I am in need of some unusual help. This Lincoln was parked for 4 years before the customer brought it in last fall for us to freshen up the engine and restore the engine compartment. After taking photos we pulled the engine and sent the car to the body shop fo...
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII LSC 4.6L Starting VIN: 1LNFM92V8W
Have a po1260 on this lincoln, read in the knowledge base to check mlp sensor for water intrusion. Apparently can cause a no start. What and where is the MLP sensor?
1992 Mazda 929 3.0L No Start VIN: JM1HD4612N
This car was towed in after being in several other shops with no luck. Customer had friend R&R motor but could not get it started. Not real clear on what other shops have done. This is what I've done. Checked timing belt, replaced fuel rail and injectors, repl...
1998 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F4ZR17X6W
Hello fellow techs. This truck has been intermittently not starting for months on this customer. Never in the shop as usual,so we have not had the ability to inspect it during the malfunction. Every few weeks it intermittently doesn't start for 30 minutes or s...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L con rod bearing VIN: WDBEB28D5L
Dear MB friends, we are rebuilding this 2.5 l turbo diesel engine code: 602.962 (vin code# 124.128) because the crankshaft was bad and we had to regrind to 0.25mm under. Now we ordered the new con rod bearings from mercedes and the upper and lower halfs a dif...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBGA51E1P
Customer towed car from dealer. They diagnosed problem $ recommended new plugs,caps, rotors.We've replaced them & also ignition wires-same problem. When it runs, has no pulse on 2 injectors of each bank. Computer grounds injectors for only 1 second. (Positive ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBHA23G9W
car came from used car dealer starts & dies,obtained new key from dealer- still starts & dies Ran short test & had many codes relating to low battery voltage, cleared all codes & none return.scanner says drive authorization ok, steering does unlock is there ...
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L compression VIN: 1ZWFT61L0Y
Car towed in from another shop after telling owner it had bad headgasket-found no compression on rear cylinders-1-2-3-leakdown test confirmed leakage past the valves-removed both heads and found one broken valve spring on one of the affected cylinders-had comp...
1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CAZ1D9S
This car had many problems including trans, water pump, knock sensor and purge code. It had been at the dealer and they had check over the system and could not find a problem and reset the light and test drove it and the light did not come on with two test dri... Trouble codes: P0443
1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3HN52L7R
Hello, vehicled towed in for an intermittent stall( no apparent pattern to it). So we checked the obvious, fuel pressure and spark to start with. Ran vehicle in stall for about 10 minutes and the vehicle began to stumble and miss, finally quit and no re-start.... Trouble codes: P0341
1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.1L hvac VIN: 1G3NB52M9V
if you drive this vehcile faster than 55 mph for an extended period of time the a/c begins to blow warm. no codes set (tech 2) system operates normally and well otherwise- you just cant drive 55! i think there was a song about this once...
2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Dash lights, ignition/fuel
I have VIN but iATN kept saying it was invalid. My system tells me it is valaid.VIN '[...]ญญ' identified as: 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 4-Door Sedan Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic Engine: V6 3.5L 214cid FI GAS VIN H...
2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L turn signal flasher VIN: 1G3NL52EX1
Vehicle came in with the turn signal flasher intermittently clicking while no lights on the dash or vehicle exterior coming on. Replaced the flasher/4way switch assembly in dash. No Help.I am guessing its a turn signal/combination switch at this point.I had a ...
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 194GP44R0T
hello,There is no spark and no inj. pulse. key switched on , the asd relay comes on for 2 sec. with key on and both cam and crank sensors disconnected there is NO 8 volts to the orange wire. wire ok there is NO 8 volts at cav. 44 with both connecors pluged in ...
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1P4GP44R1V
This vehicle came to the shop on the hook. The customer reported that the engine stalled and the starter does not work. Diagnosis found that the starter did need to be replaced as it was. With that out of the way it was found that the engine would not start. D...
1987 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2L Stall VIN: WPOABO916H
hello fellow technicians; i have a real treat for you all. i have a 1987 porsche 911 that we have worked extensively to get put back into service. the only thing we have left is to get the idle to cooperate when we are checking the oil. as you may know, a per...
2001 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L No Start VIN: YS3DF78K61
This car was towed in with a no start condition. The no start happened after a hard rain. No water intrusion has been found though. We found no spark. checking the distributor coil module we observed no spark but we have what seems to be a weak signal coming f...
1995 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L No Start VIN: 41AUN61C1C
Hi Group: We replaced this engine, came out of a 2000 Tacoma it was distributorless but was no problem to convert had to intall gear on cam and knock out plug for dist. gear is pinned same as 95 Dist. gear every thing pluged in right, had to change purge solen...
1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T3ZF13C4X
ac will stop blowing cold about twice a day for about 30min each time - light for ac button stays on but clutch and fans will not operate - mitchell wiring diag very confusing as far as what is ground , power and signals - replace amplifier with no change - an...
2001 Toyota Tundra 3.4L Alignment VIN: 5TBJN32111
Customer complains of drifting to right. Checking the alignment I noticed the thrust angle out of wack. Left rear is leading right rear big time. (l = -23 & r = 17) No adjustments can be made. I find it difficult to believe this thing is bent due to the low mi...
2002 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 5TEGN92N22
I have checked plugs & wires all are good,also good spark is present at all.Have checked timing and it is onthe marks,also checked waveforms from the ignitor and as far as I can tell they are normal.the injectors are all pulsing. So any help figuring this one... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (Misfire on 1), P0305 (Misfire on 5), P0306 (Misfire on 6)
2002 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L unknown VIN: 4T3ZF13C42
Hi Gang. Wife's vehicle. Vehicle makes noise in the front end somewhere when coming to a stop. The noise kind of sounds like a creaking sound and sometimes a slight clunking sound. It reminds me of some GM vehicles that had an issue with the sway bar bushings ...
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)

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1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L abs VIN: WAUBG84D8V
Thanks for the replies and offers of help. Many suggested a defective control unit, and was indeed the fault. Remember that this car was was jumpstarted by the customer with the polarity reversed. After replacing multiple fuses, verifying power at the ABS un...
2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L abs VIN: TRUUT28N01
Well the customer took the Audi home to think about it. I have was hoping to here from him buy now but that is how it goes. I think this is anouther Audi owner without the Audi budget. I checked all the wiring and the ABS ring on the cv joint and all tested go...
1991 BMW 525i 2.5L battery draw, fuse #20 VIN: WBAHD5310M
Well, I never found the 'park heating/ventilation relay box' so I could never remove theat from the circut to see if the draw went away...I installed a load reducation relay for fuse #20, and the car so far has not had a problem. Thank you all for the help. ...
2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L Compressor? VIN: 3G5DA63E42
I wish I had learned more about the variable output compressor this vehicle has. It was a low charge problem all along (even though it never cycled due to the variable output deal). I lost the job to a local garage that pumped a can of freon (butane/propane cr...
1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L 5th gear VIN: 1GCCS1947T
i had to replace the main shaft because of to mutch play between fith gear and the shaft.when you would let off the acel the gear would move side to side and walk the syncro slider off. thanks to all that replied
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L starting VIN: 1GKDM19W6X
the problem was the pass key sensor. the van wouldnt start one day tapped on top of ignition switch started up. replaced pass key sensor van has been fine since.
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNFK16R6X
customer has not returned with problem after two weeks,we replaced just one plug on offending cylinder-#4.i would not call this a fix just yet.recieved numerous replies with most applying to distributor drive gear wear which we checked-ok.and fuel injector pro... Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Convertor VIN: 1GNDU06E2X
Thanks to all who replied. I have been unable to get this vehicle back into the shop, so I will try to post more info at a later date. I received advice about the solenoid, must be GM part, sludge in the fluid and maybe the trans hard parts are shot, although ...
1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L 4x4 VIN: 3GNGK26J8X
Ok guys, sorry for the late post, this truck got put on the back burner for awhile, as we are real busy. After only 3 replies and alot of time invested in this, came to the comclusion that all it could be is a bad encoder motor right out of the box. Ordered an...
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Airbag light VIN: 2G1WF55E32
Yes,this vehicle is fixed.Unfortunately,i wasn't the one who did it.Had sub'd and had a poor connection @ sec stage deploy connector.Snap-on says the new update we're waiting on should scan alot-more body and other functions,we'll see.Finally i want to thank J...
2002 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L Electronic VIN: 1GCDT13W02
Thank You everyone It was a bad ingnition sw that everyone told me. ...got it replaced tonight. not much for contacts inside switch. You guys that replied are good Jim
1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Stall VIN: 3C3EL55H1X
Thank of of you that took your time to help with this problem. The vehicle was not maintained very well and we found mutiple problems, igniton & sensors and a weak battery. After fixing the ignition problems, plugs & wires, spark plug holes full of oil, bad ma...
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring 2.4L oil in the water VIN: 3C4FY58894
I elected to bypass the oil cooler hoses and run the vehicle to see if the oil was coming from the cooler, and of course no such luck. So off to chrysler it goes to have a head gasket done under warrenty, have not done a turbo cruiser head yet and might not wa...
1989 Dodge B250 5.2L calipers VIN: 2B6HB21Y0K
thanks for all the replies,as it turned out the new master cyl the customer installed was not so new or rebuilt.removed master and dissassembled. it was a mess inside replaced with new master and it corrected problem thanks again
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Unknown VIN: 2B4GP2432X
pulled dash out again and found pinched ground wire by evap case - oops - thank to all who replied
1995 Eagle Vision TSi 3.5L compressor VIN: 2E3HD66F5S
Thanks to Richard,Kenneth,David,Dan and Toney. After replacing the transducer and connector with no change. We tried a know good control head and bcm both with no change. We sent car to dealer and were informed that the pcm was defective. So we have one on ord...
1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FMEU15H9K
hi guys so far the cust. is happy with the fix .we replaced the injector harness and 2 injector under warrenty.the wires were not pincht. but pelled back under the wire loom.the injectors started to leak.i came across this when i saw that when you gas it amp w...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L downshift in to 2nd gear VIN: 1FALP52UX5
Thanks to all who replied.We did receive several good replies.At first it looked like an easy fix. Several stated to have the PCM reflashed.We made an appointment at the Ford Dealership, that did not work out,they called and informed us,that it could not be do...
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L wipers & 4x4 VIN: 1FTFF28W9V
Thanks for the help! Someone had installed GEM for electronic shift 4X4 this truck is mechanical shift. Orderd second GEM by vin insead of using what I thought was the orignial # on GEM.Wipers & 4X4 fixed.
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L compressor clutch VIN: 3FAKP1131X
We finally were able to get this back in to work on it. Most of the replies suggested maybe having the wrong ccrm module in the car. After talking with the local Ford parts dealer we determined the correct module number and it was different than the one in the...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP6630Y
Hey guys this car was sent to the local Ford dealership and they have still been unable to tell us what is wrong. We can spare the time because it is our own vehicle that we intended to sell was it was repaired. This week we will pick it up from them and take ...
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53UX4
Everyone tried to get us back to basics on this one and that is where we should have been.The ground connection at the fuel pump itself was loose causing the voltage drop. We disconnected the fuel pump harness at the FPDM and connected a 12V source to the wiri... Trouble codes: P0191 (Fuel rail pressure sensor circuit performance).
1996 Geo Metro 1.3L No Start VIN: 2C1MR5244T
I made the biggest mistake in auto electrical. The fix was a 15amp fuse under the dash. Thanx for the help anyway.
1991 GMC Pickup K1500 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire
Thanks for all the replies, all suggestions were considered. Unfortunatly I could not resolve the issue with this truck. Customer has taken truck to try and put some miles on it, the truck is coming back in next week for another look. Truck still has stall con...
1996 GMC Savana 1500 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GDFG15M7T
Hello again all and Thanks to everyone who offered sugestions. As most of you stated the fuel pressure was to low. I replaced the fuel pump and it starts and runs good. I checked the injector pulse again and found that on the one cylinder the light still glows...
2002 GMC Savana 3500 5.7L Mechanical VIN: 1GTHG35R32
Well this van is finally gone! After much aggrivation though . First I'll start with the misfire problem . We scoped the crank sensor, cam sensor ignition system couldnt feel the miss but check engine light would flash intermitantly sometimes it would get a p0...
1996 Honda Civic LX 1.6L lack of power VIN: 2HGEJ6576T
Due to the Cat converter already being replaced we did not look into the exhaust much. But after more investgation we found that the resonator or muffler matting came apart and has clogged the muffler. Replaced the mid pipe and muffler and all is good.
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S2CY58V5R
As a couple of you said, it was the o2 sensor. once it was replaced the readings immediately changed. customer is now happier and has not had any more problems. thank you for your time!!
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L all VIN: 4S2CM58W1W
I found exactly what was offered for help The pressure control solonoid was going dead after it was hot but still reading correct amp draw. I replaced the solonoid and it has been gone two days Just checked with owner and it has not acted up Thanks Jim
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L "transmission failure" VIN: SAJHX1248W
veh is back on the road:) after replacing the broken 'B' clutch basket and the snap ring, 'B' clutches and some gaskets . all parts avail.@ slauson transmission parts in calif. awsome company i might ad, they have all the hard to find FZ parts. cleard codes an...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L warning message cent VIN: 1J4GZ58S0V
many thanks to jim , matthew , jerry , christopher , and robert from indiana for his exelent tip on checking out low coolant sensor this one needed just a new sensor it had been replaced about a year ago but must have failed thanks again !!
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.7L flash programming VIN: 1J4HR58225
Well, this Jeep is, ummm, FIXED. After trying a second PCM with NO change, we sent it off to another dealer who had IDENTICAL results, which only confirmed that our equipment was NOT the problem. Word is that the rumored software update was 'recalled' due to f... Trouble codes: P0602 (Transmission not programmed), P0700 (General Trans Fault).
1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Air suspension VIN: SALPV1442X
As I said in the update...I replace the pressure switch. It was about $170.00. It was on the solenoid/valve assembly. Called the customer & the suspension has not gone flat, all OK for now. I will amend this post if anything changes Thanks, Tom [...] Portol...
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Noise VIN: 5LMPU28LOW
thanks to Miles from Utah, the hooting is from the inlet heater hose at the firewall. Remove the restrictor from the center of the hose and try it. Hope this helps.
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L ride control VIN: 5LMPU28L9X
replaced connector at relay and has been gone for 2weeks no problems thanks everybody
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L transmission VIN: 1YVGF22C6X
had the transmission rebuilt. rebuilder found a damaged reverse drum thanks for all your help
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starting VIN: WDBEA32E1R
well this problem was solved easy. Most of all of the responses included the possibility of an overload protection relay. We went a head and replaced it and the problem was gone. Lack of experience got us into this situation - won't happen again though. Thanks...
1995 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L Hesitation, slow response VIN: 1MELM62WOS
Well fellas, we did it. Most everybody had simillar idea. I tried almost every suggetion and finally change the MAF and it worked just fine. The car was gone yesterday. I really thank all of you for your input. Was very helpful.I've learned something new on th... Trouble codes: P1151.
1998 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM50U6W
This car is finally fixed thanks to you guys and I have won a new customer for life. Jimmy from Kentucky was the first to respond and sent me on the right trail to find my problem. He mentioned the MAF sensor. I had noticed that my BARO readings were high even... Trouble codes: P1309 (misfire moniter disabled).
1998 Mercury Mystique LS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3MELM66LRW
Well i got seven replies to this problem all were semi-helpfull, alot were things I had already tried or thought of, but never-the-less thank you for taking the time to reply. All was kind of in vien as the customer took the vehicle for the weekend and never r...
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