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1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L cam timing VIN: WAUBA24B2X
We bought the necessary alignment tools from Baum prior to taking this car apart. The job seemed to go flawlessly until the test drive. Noticed lack of power right away and check engine light came on. Checked for codes and got P0304 P0305 P0306. Thought timing...
1987 BMW 325 2.7L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation VIN: WBAAE540XH
veh came in with a complaint of black exhaust and poor running.road tested veh acted as customer said.found to be running on 5 cyls.narrowed down to #3 cyl.replaced sparkplugs.runs on 6cyl still running very rich.checked fuel pressure 35lbs idle 40lbs with reg...
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L auxilliary fan VIN: WBAGF6329S
Hello All, I have no power to the aux.fan on this BMW. Has power to one wire on the connector (smaller wire blue/red tracer). if i power the fan wire the fan works fine. dme is activating the compressor. Not sure if this fan has high & low relay's alldata is ...
2001 BMW M5 5.0L A/C Quality
This Car is really weird. The A/c Will Work Fine When Its Below Lets say 85 degrees F Outside temperature. Anything above that it blows straight hot air but only out of the right side. The Left Side Continues To blow Cold Air. I drove this Home For the custome...
1992 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L cluster, AC controls VIN: 1GEL13B1NU
hi group- I hope someone out there can steer me right before I waste more time with this beast. This caddy came in with the Fuel mileage computer and the AC controls showing dashes "--". Well first thing I did was search the archives, and found these cars to b...
1995 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Cuts out, Stall, Gauges go Haywire VIN: 1G6KY5293S
Customer complaint is that when driving 15 to 20 miles the Speedometer and Tachometer sweep to "full" then back to zero, then reset and the air conditioning system goes to 75 degrees and has to be reset for the air to work. It seems to be losing power for a mo... Trouble codes: T085
1998 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L abs/traction lights VIN: 1G6KD54Y4W
someone please help this car is driving me crazy i have replace the control module and the ws sensor on the rr for the code c1228 excesive wheel speed right rear. I noticed that the rough road parameter stays at .995 now and when I did the first repair it woul...
1988 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1GTC32XP92
Do the timing gears ever go on this gm 2.5L motor? And is it an interference motor? This truck was overheated many times and we had to replace the head due to cracks. The motor is rather noisy and its not a specific noise I can point to, sound like it could be...
1990 Chevrolet Beretta 3.1L Unknown VIN: 1G1LVTXLY1
My beretta had developed and intermittent coolant leak after short term driving. A pressure test of the system shows no obvious signs of leaking. Gauge does not indicate overheating. Replaced the radiator cap and system seemed OK for a couple of days. But the ...
1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L module faults VIN: 2G1FP22P1P
Hey Chevy guys. I just bought the car and took a trip to PA. I took my modis along just to moniter everything. On the way up I noticed a rough idle at a rest stop. Had injector fault on bank 2. Also oil temp was -34. On the way back inj fault did not reappear ...
1994 Chevrolet Corsica 3.1L unknown VIN: 1GILD55M6R
Vehicle came in for AC service per not cooling. Evacuated system, found full charge R134a. Compressor coming on, cycling as expected. All components warm to the touch. Pressures normal at 30/180 at 90 ambient. Radiator fan coming on normally. Customer notes AC...
1995 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Electronic VIN: 2GCEK19K85
I have a 4L60e in this 95 pick-up. The trans is not rebuildable. I called local salvage yards and they tell me only a 95 trans will work,because the electrical connector is 95 only. My question is can i use a different year trans and put the 95 wiring harness ...
1995 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L rear suspension VIN: 1GBEG25K8S
Hello all, This vehicle has a thumping noise in the rear axle or spring area that sounds and feels similar to a motor mount thats broken. The noise happens when comming to a stop just as the vehicle settles, or when braking down hill after comming to a complet...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L suspension VIN: 1GNDT13W4Y
Hello, Another shop had replaced the pitman arm and steering gear box that had play in it. Customer is hearing a loud clunk from the front when in reverse and turning sharply. It will do it on turns to both sides. you have to be in reverse , turning and braki...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2ECEC19T7Y
Now the plugs are soaked and the cylinders are also put new plugs in and the cranking time of 1 minute they are soaked again. 1. the maf reading still jumps around from 5g/s to 13g/s steady crank,the inj pw jumps from 5.5 to 29 while cranking the map sensor vo...
2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L Stall, INTERMITTANT STALL VIN: 1GCFG15W91
1999 Daewoo Nubira CDX 2.0L Clutch VIN: KLAJB52Z7X
This is my first posting so please bear with me on this one. I inherited this vehicle from another shop after they installed 3 clutch assy. Another Tech. at our shop installed a new master and slave assy. Then it was dissembled and handed over to me. The flywh...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L clunk on decel VIN: 1B7HF16Y7X
I have got this Dodge when you are driving at 80 to 100 KPH (50 to 60 MPH) at a steady cruise then let your foot off the gas pedal to decel, in 1 to 2 seconds you get a clunk. This clunk is more felt than heard. It is not a metal on metal clunk from a differen...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L torque converter VIN: AS38462190
The torque converter was replaced with the new up dated style ( 15% holding power ) and lock up solenoid. I still have no lock up. I have a otc gen. that will command the torque converter on but there is no rpm change at all,the rpm's won't even flinch. The tr...
1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Constant Controll Relay Module VIN: 1FACP57U5P
Posting for another shop. This vehicle is burning out the power side of the CCRM. The mechanic has changed out everything he can think of to correct this problem, The last item he changed was the A/C compressor clutch and that worked for about 3 days and then...
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA514DS
the vehicle fails state emission testing due to obdii testing for the codes previously stated. during testing i found that in scan data that the computer sees the baro reading to be 22.3 hg. in our area the baro reading flucuates normaly in the 29.1-29.9 range... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean exhaust bank 1), P0174 (lean exhaust bank 2)
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR14A5T
Customer installed used motor. No spark. Cust installs new pcm an crank sensor No Spark. Tow in. I check On scanner rpm for 2 seconds then not. Inj pulse for 2 sec then not. On Vantage good waveform an good ac voltage from Crank sensor at PCM. PCM not firing c...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L glow plugs VIN: 1FTHW26F7T
glow plugs stay on 70+ seconds each key cycle at 90deg. ambient temp. eot is or may be acting strange or my back probing is lousy ... resistance tests ok but cant get a good signal from the dc volt test...eot signal= what color and eot signal return is what co...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FALP6536W
Hi gang. We have this 98 ford contour in the shop for a bad skipp, it has low power and runs bad allways. the customer had another shop do a complete tune up, with new ign. wires, and also a new timing belt. I first checked the ign. wires to see that they were...
2001 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Stall VIN: 1FAFP34P01
Customer says that the car dies, then restarts after 2 to 10 minutes. Has only happened while driving at highway speeds. Has not happened in the first 20 minutes of driving. I have not been able to duplicate the problem.The car runs fine, there are no codes st...
1997 Geo Tracker 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2CNBJ18602
I have this Geo Tracker with MIL illuminated, code P0102. MAF voltage reads 0.0v on scan tool. I performed circuit tests as per MOD. Blue/Black wire has 10-14v, Gray/Black wire has 0.4v. All indications by this test show MAF as faulty. There is no mention of t... Trouble codes: P0102
2000 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTCS19W2Y
Hi. 2000 Somoma P/U 4.3 failed NYS Insp due to 410 code. 108K miles, runs alittle rough (could use T/U) but don`t believe that is source of problem. Both front ox sensors (original) seem to work/respond well and toggle low to hi, rear ox sensor moves but stays... Trouble codes: P0410
2002 GMC C-Series Topkick C6H042 7.2L No Start VIN: 1GDJ6H1C02
Received no start Heui has 250 psi at crank - needs 850. New reman from cat along with injection pressure control valve. 250 psi at head and dead head heui @ 250 psi, even with the control valve unplugged. Fuel pressure is 0psi at crank No ECM cummunication -p...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L No Start VIN: KM8SC13D22
this vehicle is a strange one when the vehicle gets fueled to the top, the vehicle doesn't start, feels like the system is flooded because you have to press the accel pedal to the floor to get it to go. after the vehicle starts it won't idle properly, after a ...
1992 Isuzu Pickup S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S1CL11L3N
Howdy, basically I have no ground signal from ECU to MC soleniod under any condition. Input parameters are within limits, but even it they weren't , I should still get something. I have tried two aftermarket ECU, and same thing. What am I missing here. I have ...
1993 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L transmission VIN: JACDH58V3P
The vehicle came in with a complaint of no engine braking. We road tested vehicle and verified the problem. There is no engine braking in manual low, manual 2, manual 3. Engine diagnostics and trans diagnostics showed no codes. The trans was removed and sent o...
1996 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58V5T
Unable to resolve this code P0137. Freeze frame shows code sets at approx. 50-60 mph, once with 69% throttle, once with 0% throttle. hot engine, load .4%both times we recorded it. Watching scanner sensor appears to be working normally. Trouble codes: P0137 (Bank 1 sensor 2 low voltage)
1999 Isuzu Amigo S 2.2L Flywheel VIN: 452CK57D6X
Dealer replaced clutch 15K miles ago. Apparently they machined flywheel - no shim. Customer is talking lawsuit against dealer. Clutch is worn out. Driver is 68 years old and has driven manual trans only - according to him. Flywheel is heat checked and wavy. Ne...
1991 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ7856M
The asd relay shuts down on cranking the will kick back on and the vehicle will spark twice then nothing till the asd cycles again. I replaced the crank sensor due to a faulty signal but it made no difference. Anyone have a suggestion?
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L Locks & Power Windows VIN: 1J4CZ78YXV
Hello, Customer brought Jeep in and said the passenger side locks and power windows front and back right side only do not work intermittently. They stated both will go out at the same time. I checked for codes in BCM and got a EEPROM CHECKSUM ERROR when chec...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78SXV
Hello all, I have a Jeep G.C. that does not want to start. I cannot communicate with the pcm (using modis). The check eng light does not come on at key to run. Also the gauges dont seem to be working, all other lights ok. I have good power and ground going to ...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L guages, windows VIN: IJ4FJ6851W
Thank you for your time- This jeep has come in a couple of times for intermittant right front window operation. Both master switch and right front switch have been replaced, as window always worked in the shop. Now it comes in with the same complaint and inte...
1996 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Steering VIN: SALJY124XT
Greetings fellow techs, This disco has been in 3 times for the same problem which eludes me. The problem is intermittent and very hard to duplicate.Every so often,at about 70 mph,should you hit a pothole or even a small indentation in the road surface the st...
1998 Lexus LS400 4.0L Engine Vibration VIN: JT8BH28F5W
Customer bought this car from a wholesaler. Thoght he got a good deal.The engine has a vibration at about 1700 to 2600 rpm .IT will do this while driving or sitting still .With all accessories off or on it doesn't matter.it also does this in park ,Ihave checke...
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L compressor VIN: 1LNLM97V5T
On this lincoln I do not have any a/c compressor clutch voltage. The control head shows a/c and the blower works. I have tested for voltage at the CCRM and have .13 volts on circuit 331 (WOT cutout input)--was not sure what reading the pcm is supposed to put o...
1995 Mazda Millenia S 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JMITA2227S
Hello there folks, this Mazda has from OBD 2 - DTC P1345 SGC signal, P1540 ABV circuit malf and DTC 82 from under hood connector. TCS light comes on and check engine light on, car would not accelerate and jerks. When you cycle the key TCS goes off and runs fin... Trouble codes: P1345 (SGC Signal), P1540 (ABV Circuit Malfunction), 82 (TCS - ECU Communication Line)
1999 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C9X
hi all, vehicle came in with ecm trouble code p0340 cam sensor circuit fault. found wiring from sensor to ecm shorted to ground shielded wire. repaired all wiring. lab scope 1st sensor, no hz. output. ecm replaced at another shop. cross check all part numbers.... Trouble codes: P0340
2000 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA2212W
cleaned egr passages ,engine will stall when apply vaccume to to egr valve,checked vaccume to egr is 5 inches. manually turned on apply soleniods and checked baro sensor and vaccume to boost soleniod. only can get generic scan data available. Trouble codes: 401 (egr)
1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE C 2.8L front subframe VIN: 1110251200
we have a nice old 280 se convertible. when we have it up in the air the subframe drops down more than most cars. when we have it running up in the air the fan shroud interferes with the fan? is this normal? or do we need to reblace front subframe mounts? than...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L instrument panel
Hello to all. I have, what I believe to be a security system problem. After removing the servo latch cover to check a hyd. leak, I started the car to pull it outside to wait for approval. Upon starting it, I noticed the battery and door lights were flashing, o...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Ignition Switch VIN: WDBJF65HXX
Thanks in advance, We are doing our first Igntion switch replacement on the Mercedes, just to be sure there are no errors, we were hoping someone has done the green key programming and could share a little information on the proper procedure. Our Mitchell is n...
1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53SXW
We keep getting code P0443 (evap system purge contorl valve fault) we have replaced purge control valve & had a new ecm installed by dealer. Check enine light keeps coming back on. we have found at pin 56 of ecm 12 volts. This should be a ground. Have called t... Trouble codes: P0443 (evap system purge control valve), P0455 (testing and results)
1990 Nissan D21 2.4L Cuts out VIN: 1N65D11SXL
This vehicle has had 3 Mass Air Flow sensors in the last 1 and 1/2 years. The first after a wreck and you could see the broken wire. The last 2 were about 3 months apart and were flat line when veiwing with the lab scope. This is a delivery vehicle with high u...
1993 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L electric windows
this maxima's electrics windows dont work. Seems to have power & earth to the main switch & had a look inside no problems on the boards or the switch. This car has the push button entry system under the door handles & seems very different from most electric wi...
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Line Pressure Solenoid Valve VIN: 1N4DL01D8Y
Really Need Some Help With this one otherwise im going to be introuble with the man upstairs. this Is a nuns car and she brought it in for the check engine light being on. Pulled Code PO475 Line Pressure Solenoid Valve Problem. Went Through the diag tree and t...
1992 Oldsmobile Toronado 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G3EV13LON
I seem to be having a problem that I thought was going to be a piece of cake! I have a engine miss under load that I cant find. After replacing the plugs and wires (Orignal) I found the crankshaft sensor was loose in its bracket and hitting the dampner shutter...
1998 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Lighting VIN: 1G3GR62C2W
The original lamp module #[...] melted the connector to the parking lamp input terminal. Replaced unit with new one and replaced connector. Replacement repair lasted one year, now the same terminal is melted again. Has no aftermarket equipment on that circu...
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G3WS52H8Y
No crank, no codes, no power to the starter soleniod when key is turned to start. Security light goes off after key is released to the on position. Starter Soleniod does not click. Master Tech data does not show a change in Crank request (always says no). If I...
1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L evaporator VIN: 2P4GP44G3X
hello all ye warriors, its a monday and i am sorry to say but i need help. i have one of those customers that send in lots of people to me and now i cant fix his vehicle. this voyager had the normal leaking evap core. replaced like we have a tyhousand times be...
1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L No Start VIN: 1P4GP44GXX
This van has no spark at plugs, install OTC & it has no cranking RPM. Replaced crank sensor from dealer still no cranking RPM. Got a used computer today & still no spark. I swapped ASD relay with fuel pump relay, Fuel pressure is good. Also has no injector pul...
1984 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G2AW87H1E
The customer brought it in with this note:The car will be running Ok and all of a sudden the tach will go from 2000 to 0 and the engine will backfire out the exhaust and smoke will come from the carb. and it will surg terribley. sometimes it will satrt running...
2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L Pads/rotors VIN: 1G2NW12E22
Has anybody had a pesky noise on this sytle of Grand Prix? The noise is not there when the car is on the lift and the bearings have no play or codes. I've checked the splash shield and it is clear. This problem seems simple but this noise simply won't go away....
2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L front right hub VIN: 1G2NW12E22
noise was heard under twenty miles an hr. went away after appling the brakes . a visual showed to have worn pads . replaced them and machined rotors and noise was gone. five weeks later and 1500 hundred miles a simalar noise returned . but aplying the brake no...
2004 Porsche Cayenne S 4.5L sir VIN: WP1ABZ9P44
Hello, Technicians: Is there anyone knows how to reset Oil Service Reminder on 2004 Porsche Cayenne. When keyon it appears on instrument. Thank you!
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: YS3EF48Z9X
Vehicle came in with customer complaining of stalling out randomly. We experienced this as well. The car will die and restart without problem. Also seems like it has a loss of power as well. We performed a fuel pressure test and the pressure was satisfactory a... Trouble codes: P0300

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1997 Acura TL 3.2L Cuts out VIN: JH4UA3640V
I received six replies to our problem, but I cannot solve the problems with this vehicle. Some of the highliths of the replies guide us to tell the customer that this vehicle is covered by 150,000 miles warranty from Acura. here is the problem with that; we st...
1997 Acura Integra GS-R 1.8L No Start VIN: JH4DC2398V
I found that the engine harness was chopped wires were just twisted and taped then covered with flex tube. Ihave not fixed it yet but Im preety sure the problem is located in the harness.
1987 BMW 535i 3.5L ac blower VIN: WBADC7408H
i would like to thank all of the help i have recieved for this problem. the problem ended up being a mickey mouse fix from another repair shop. we found out someone bridge the fan relay so when when we turned off the fan unit the blower ran full power.
1994 Buick Skylark Gran Sport 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G4NM15M9R
here it is...thinking i have compression (always use a professional tester) i a friend that use to work for a gm dealership listen to engine. he said something is the matter with compression it sounds like the 3800 when they would wash the cyclinder walls with...
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L abs/traction control VIN: 1G4GD221XS
I am not able to close out this one, the car has not been returned. I recieved 3 replies , Robert and Gury have seen power supply issues and relay [abs and pump relay] problems that could cause problems. Also to check the wiring near the a/c drier, could be ru...
1978 Chevrolet C20 Cheyenne 5.7L Governor sticking? VIN: CKL248F356
I had several good replies. From checking the sprags and center support, to even having a democratic transmission. I liked that one best. The actual problem was I failed to clean cooler properly. After removing valve body and flushing system again, It got dece...
1993 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKDT13W0P
I would first like to thank each and every one of you who took the time out of your busy schedules to offer your help to fix this troublesome vehicle. And, I'm happy to report that it is fixed. A GM pump fixed it. The majority of responses said to check for a ...
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L power steering VIN: 1GNDM19W1V
Well after checking that I had no ps pressure and reading all the posts of ps pump shaft breakage, I pulled off serp belt and sure enough pump shaft pulled right out. I replaced pump and all is well. Sure is nice to have willing people give us a hand on cars. ...
1998 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L long crank time VIN: 1GC0K00JOW
This truck is fixed now,with thanks to all who replied Stephen,Floyd,and Dan you were right about that 'pinch' i have been doing that for years with succes but now have been burned on it.Ron was right with the 'bad parts' idea,seems like i get too many of thos...
2000 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G1NE52J6Y
I had a couple of good replies suggesting scored cylinders / pistons and bad cam bearings could cause spark retard at cruise. I wanted to replace the sensor as the first step to diag this problem, BUT the customer's wife traded the car. She has been living wit...
2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Compressor VIN: 1GBJG31R82
The vehicle had an aftermarket rear a/c system installed. It had been wired incorrectly on the initial install. The side condensor fans would not come on as designed by the coach company. I rewired it according the the manufacturer and it worked great. Aldata ...
1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H7W
The customer has yet to make a dicision on what they want to do. They do not want to pay for a new pcm and bcm.they are trying to find another use unit.
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L module VIN: 2B4GP4437W
i cleaned batt terminals,although they were not very bad. cust has not had a problem since, i do not think that was the problem though. i did check the wiring harness for any damage. i could not see any problems. it,s possible there may have been a wire proble...
1979 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L ign. switch VIN: XXX0152083
I learned that the earlier switches will fit although I just recieved authorization Friday to go ahead with the fix so I have not yet recieved the new switch. The only difference is the earlier switch does not have the harness soldered to it with an 8 or 10 in...
1997 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FBJS31S7V
I used the bigger light. for a noid light with it I did find the computer had a bad driver. It would flash a small test light, but not a head light. replaced computer all runs good. Thank you for the help. Trouble codes: P0309.
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Stall, no restart-intermitt VIN: 1FDWE30F6W
Well, this ambulance is fixed, but not by me. Seems my friend was too eager to get fixed fast and took this ford van to dealer, they had it 2 days and would not act up-were on the phone to my friend telling them they found nothing wrong-he insisted there was a... Trouble codes: P1211, P1396 (Glow plug monitor-bank 2-should not cause stall), P1728 (Transmission slip fault-should not cause stall).
2000 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GTHG35F9Y
i replaced the module and crank sensor as recomended and the van has not stalled, thanks again!!
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L compressor VIN: 2HKKRL1862
The owner's son-in-law took this car to the dealership while the owner was away for a few days. While there the clutch assembly only was replaced, which took care of the problem. Soooo, yes- these AC units will make bearing noise with the compressor both engag...
1990 Jaguar Vanden Plas Majestic 4.0L Accessories VIN: SAJMY1741L
Thanks to who replied, very much appreciated. However I am closing this one as unsolved. The customer did not want to spend the money to repair the power locks. Again thanks to all you very helpful guys.
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L 15 amp fuse in interior fuse box VIN: 1J4FN28S0Y
think we found the problem , replaced the trans range sensor , and the jeep has not been back since T. [...]
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L No Start, Location VIN: WDBBA4BD2G
Thanks very much to everyone that replied. I received 9 replies; most told me to keep looking behind the glove box. I looked there again this morning and immediately realized I had misread the part number on one relay. That one relay turned out to be the fuel ...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L speedometer, gauges VIN: WDBBA4800H
I'd like to thank all six of the guys who responded. All six were right. The fix was the circuit board behind the cluster was burned. We soldered the damage and all is operating correctly now. Again, thank you.
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L abs VIN: WDBFA61E7P
Many thanks for the replies and suggestions. Most suggested a wheel speed sensor failure, which was quite close to the actual problem. It was not so much the sensor that was the fault as it was the data cable connecting the rear wheel speed sensors to the ABS ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L auto trassmision VIN: WDBGA51G8W
Our Benz is fixed, the problem was rather simple it need it, good clearing codes with appropriate tool (scanner) which at the time I did not have and attempted by just disconnecting battery. Although, the light went off the car was still in the limb mode. I wo...
1979 MG MGB MK IV 1.8L cyl.head VIN: GHN5UL4955
I found that there heads that will work readily available in Australia, although that is not the case in the U.S. Two replies had used heads. One said his machine shop could repair my customers head & I'm sure there are machine shops that can do that. However,...
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L Cooling Fan VIN: 4N2XN11T1X
this quest no low cooling fan problem is FIXED!thanks to kelly from california\scott from arizona & special thanks to duane from alaska the problem was a bad ecu not providing the ground for the low speed relay.installed a used ecu & low speed cooling fan work...
1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3A154R8N
A special thanks to Kevin, Alex, Jimbo, Gene, Todd, and Mike for your help responces. Like I said in my original post I had replaced the EGR valve. I had also replaced the MAP sensor. Some of the posts suggested a fuel injector problem. The pulse width looked ... Trouble codes: 144 (Lean exhaust).
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation
thank you for help,problem was dirty mass air flow.fixed emis. probl.block learn changed sig. .this is not the first one i have seen and will not overlook again ,thanks again
1981 Other European corniche .0L wiring VIN: DRX5071600
thank for trying for me. i had to call bentley for and air pump and mentioned about the a/c. the gentleman gave me the diagram that i needed. i found the clutch/blower relay burned up. it located on the pass. firewall, it was pretty obvious. thanks again
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L drl,radio and ac blower motor VIN: 1G2WP12K5Y
Thanks everyone for the tips. It was the ignition switch. Installed new switch and all accessories working properly.
1998 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BK4353X
All we did was clear the computer and give it back to the customer. After 2 weeks he stopped by to report that it was still working fine. I have no confidence in this repair. Thanks for all the help guys. Trouble codes: P0130 (oxygen sensor failure).
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH67522
I recieved 3 replies to this post, 2 mentioned problems with the A/F ratio sensor which we also suspect, but have already replaced. The other reply said they would start with the basics, I guess I forgot to note that we had already tested the basics. We drove ... Trouble codes: P0130 (Front O2 sensor A/F circuit problem lean).
1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L compressor VIN: 4T3ZF13C4X
we found a coolant temp sensor reading very high and shutting down ac compressor - this vehicle has 4 sensors - we replaced sensor and still same problem - clipped wire from sensor to ac amplifier and all working fine - this is not a perfect fix but it worked
1995 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Vent temp VIN: 3VWFA31H5S
We finally got cold air(42 degres)out of this VW, by changing the A/C condenser and using a new compressor instead of the reman. It still does not seem logical, after we installed the new condenser we still had no cold air (60 degrees) about the same as before...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L instrument cluster VIN: WVWMD63B2X
Thanks to all who replied to my post. I replaced the ABS controll unit, and the problem is solved. This control unit is bolted to the hydraulic unit. I also found that VW now offers a repair kit for their ABS controllers (part # 8E0 998 375) because of the hig...
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