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1987 Acura Legend 2.5L radiator fans VIN: JH4KA264OH
hopefully an acura tech will see this as a common problem- this is a thermister type sensor not bi-metal anyway cars back no fans and overheating I have come to the conclusion after following the flow chart its almost got to be the fan control unit under the d...
1992 Acura Integra LS 1.8L abs module? VIN: JH4OA947ON
during light braking this unot will go into an abs event pulls hard right than left and then corrects itself.under hard braking and moderate braking car works great any help in this area will be much appreciated,,,thanks in advance.
1995 Acura Integra LS 1.8L Vehicle speed sensor VIN: JH4DB755XS
VSS harness connector was missing and wire conectors were pushed onto VSS. Two out of the three had come off. My question is could this have "Spiked Computer". I ask this because the signal wire should have "about 5 volts" when key is on according to Alldata b...
1997 Audi A8 Quattro 4.2L fual gauge VIN: WAUBG84D1V
hay v.w&audi guys have one for you this car came in on the hook checked it out no code no fuel psi pulled pump no gas gauge read almost half put fuel in started right up unpluged fuel leval senders there are 2 of them gauge reads empty ordered both senders put...
1997 BMW M3 3.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WBSCD0322V
Hello BMW tech, I have this M3 that just won't idle right a times. It hunts between 500 and 700 RPM's intermittently. Smoke checked OK. Tried a "known good" MAS, still did it. Checked fuel pressure reads 3.2 bar. Alldata says it is supposed to be 5 bar but th...
1990 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G4HP54C1L
Hello everybody. This Buick is very hard to start in the mornings or after it's been sitting for awhile. Once it finally starts it runs horrible for about 1 or 2 minutes. Won't rev up, pops and backfires. I hooked a scanner up to it and noticed the fuel trims ...
1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G4H952K6X
This vehicle came in because it was running rough. Tech 2 indicated cyl. 4 was misfiring. When I pulled the #4 spark plug it was white. I pulled two more plugs and they were both white as well. I monitored the Ho2s and the fuel trim on my test drive. The Ho2s ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire)
1992 Chevrolet Camaro RS 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1FP23T3N
Hi techs, TIA for any and all responses. Vehicle presented as no start. Fuel pressure and volume good. Spark weak. Replace broken dist.cap and burnt rotor. Spark now good. Still no start. Move onto injector pulse. None. Check power, battery voltage on both sid... Trouble codes: 34 (Map sensor too low)
1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L oil pressure VIN: 2G1FP22P2S
Hey guys, Hope you can help me out today. I have a 95 camaro 5.7 vin p engine where the oil pressure dash gauge is going to 0 psi and the check gauges light is coming on. I have put a oil gauge on engine, i have aprox 5 psi oil pressure at idle (800 rpm), 8 p...
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GEC14WZ24
Good morning all, This truck keeps setting the P0420 dtc, and I have a feeling it's due to the aftermarket catalytic converter that has been installed, it is one of those generic looking one's with an air pipe on it that is capped off since this truck is not e... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalyst below efficiency)
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Stall VIN: 1GCHK23131
Customer called said truck stalled on highway, We towed in crank no start. Smelled gas - Strange because this truck is a diesel... We determined customer filled truck with gas at last stop. Has anyone ran into this on the duramax engine before. In the past we ...
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L vtd VIN: 2G1WF52E21
This vehical came in as a no start, but the customer could get it started intermitanly. after searching and playing, I found that if you leave the key in the start position for 5-6 seconds it will crank and start. I checked the power at the starter and it gets...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GP64L01
Hey guys I have this t&c here that keeps on setting the MIL. Has code po456 stored. I recently replaced the evap harness by the purge solenoid due to cracking. (common problem) However the code came back. I inspected all evap lines visually and do not see any ... Trouble codes: P0456 (evap small leak detected)
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L thermostat VIN: 2C3AE66G81
Fellow Technicians.I have this 300m that is throwing us fits. Custs complaint guage gets close to yhe red. This is a3.5 liter &the T/stat is in lower rad hose. Problem is always thier & when it gets hot both fans come on first lowspeed& of course when it gets ...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L tcc VIN: 1B7GL22X2W
Problem is no TCC lockup. Overhaul was recommended due to mileage and debris in pan and filter. Came in at first with a gov oner pressure code (p1756) and fail safe mode. All the solenoids have been replaced and the torque converter has been replaced twice. Th...
2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L steering VIN: 2B4GP25344
ok here goes ! This vehicle came in with a pull to the left backing up. I aligned it and moved tires around no change. I also noticed a lot of slop in trans. mount so I tried chaining it down. NO change . has anyone seen this before Thanks
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L engine bearing noise. VIN: 2B4GP2431Y
removed all accesory belts and removed timing cover. listen to water pump and belt tensioner and the noise sounds like a water pump bearing failure, but new chrysler pump made no change. the noise goes away above 1500 rpm and it is harder to produce the noise ...
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Engine VIN: 2B6LB31ZXY
This van came in running hot. Found the fan clutch worn out and replaced it. Flushed cooling system to remove any possible air. Found radiator clogged. Install new radiator and cap. Still running hot. Compression test showed low compression on three cylinders....
2001 Dodge Durango 5.9L Compressor VIN: 1B4HR28Z31
I have one giving me some trouble here that I could use alittle help with. System came in low on refrigerant. We recharged and after a few minutes compressor shut off and would not come back on for 5 minutes or so, then it comes on and starts making good cold ...
1995 Eagle Vision ESi 3.5L Misfire VIN: 2E3H066F15
Vehcile is running on 4 cylinders.Was at another shop for a month. Customer says problem happened when ran through water. Checked all injector pulse ok. Compression test all 175 psi. Pulled plug wires and plugs, crank engine with plugs in wires and cylinders 3...
1990 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L trans VIN: 2FTJW35M5L
Transmission will go into neutral or downshift while going down the road. The tachometer will start fluctuating when this symtom ocurrs.problem seems to be intermittent.We checked the signal from the sensor to the PCM and the signal was good when problem occur...
1994 Ford Probe 2.5L No Start
hi guys we have this probe in the shop with a no start. it has no spark. we follow the no spark chart in all data, with no results. so far we have replaced the crank sensor,distributor,ecm and sill have no spark. does anyone have any ideas? thanks tim
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L 2-3 shift solenoids and vss VIN: 2FMDA5147S
This fine automobile will down shift into 1st at 45mph, then neutralize until you teke your foot off the gas. When connected to a trans X machine no failures were found. When under OB vehicle control the solenoids switch back and fourth and the VSS drops to 0m...
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L A. C. vents VIN: 3FALP6536T
a.c. works fine but the problem that im having is the air coming out of the vents is warmer on one side. Ive got about a twenty degree diffrence from passanger side to drivers side, pass. side colder. System is not a dual climate control all blend doors are op...
1997 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L master cylinder VIN: 2FMDA5141V
Hello everyone, I have this Windstar causing me greif. It came in for a brake pedal slowly going to the floor when sitting at a light. We replaced pads, rotors, wheel cyls, drums, because they needed replacement. The master cylinder was the main problem we fig...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.5L 1-2 / 3-4 shift VIN: 1FAFP65L1W
1998 Ford Contour LX 2.5L cooling light is on all the time VIN: 1FAFP66L0W
thanks everybody for helpping me i just want to know why is the cooling light on, it does not go off anytime . thanks again,
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 6.8L engine
how much time and how to R&R engine?
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L overheat VIN: 1FTZR15XYP
Over heated after about a two hours into four hour trip.Temp gauge fluctuated up and down alot he said.Cust stopped and added gal of water. Drove half hour truck was again hot.By this time he was close to our place and tried to get home. Three miles down road ...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L power assist VIN: 1FAFP53U62
this car came in with no power steering.i filled with fluid but when the car is running the fliud is very low with no power assist.if you add fluid while its running everything is fine,works great turn the car off it dumps the extra fliud out and of course doe...
1998 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GTGG25R9W
The problem we are having is that at differn't times, mostly hot but not always, no. 4 injector will stay wide open, which if vehicle is running will literally poor fuel out of the tailpipe plus other symptoms like poor idle, skipping,smokes out tailpipe and o...
2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L steering pump VIN: 3GKFK16Z22
after replacing the power steering pump,the steering is fine off idle.when you are sitting at idle the steering gets stiff only at idle,if you increase the idle speed by 200 rpm the steering is fine.i did not see any kind of switch that would tell the computer...
1992 Honda Accord EX 2.2L turn signals/flashers VIN: 1HGCB7570N
Hi Honda Pros, My customer tried to jumpstart a friend's car and touched cable ends together (why can't people even get a simple jumpstart right???). It took out "a bunch of fuses", including those for the signals and hazards. He's replaced the fuses, but his ...
1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Stall VIN: 1HGCB7652P
This Honda stalls when you come to a complete stop after driving.It will NOT do it in reverse,driving under 10 mph,sitting under load,or with wheels off the ground. You must be physically moving forward then stop. when it happens the fuel pump loses power for ...
1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Side Door VIN: 2HKRL1865X
This Odyssey had a new window installed in the Drivers Side electric Door a few months age. The owner says it doesnpt fully close and the warning light stays on the dash when this happens. It doesn't happen all the time, but most of the time. If you bump the r...
1991 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JACCH58R2M
Hello group, I am posting this request for another service facility. they have this trooper II that the customer brought in complaining of a stall condition. As he is going down the road and is coming to a traffic light he disengages the clutch and starts to h...
1994 Isuzu Pickup S 2.6L No Start VIN: JAACL11E4R
Hi' I have a 94 izuzu pick up no start no spark. The coil is not being grounded by the ecm. I have checked the crank sensor in the distributor and am only getting a 0.5 volt square wave. I expected a 5 volt wave. I'm not very familiar with these but 0.5 volts ...
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L ehcu VIN: JACDJ58X6X
Customer brought vehicle in complaining of the abs light being on. Checked for dtc's and found a code 51 related to the left front wheel speed sensor. After visual inspection, used diagnostic chart to test wiring from ehcu to sensor and sensor wiring also. Bot...
1984 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: SAJAV1341E
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start VIN: SAJNV4846K
Hi guys..we have this 89 Jaguar XJS NON-MIRRELLI ignition vehicle here..We have no spark...have gone thru the Jaguar service manual for this vehicle and performed all related flow charting for this problem and everthing checks out o.k. but we still have no spa...
1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L cruise control VIN: SAJNM5845N
This car has the Hella cruise control system.Customer said it would work intermitantly,and then quit all together.I have checked fuses,main cruise switch,brake lamps,the vacuum servo and hoses hold vacuum,if I power the pump it creates vacuum ( but only 5 " of...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J46Z7856P
this vehile will not start cold or hot. when starting is will start but when leting the key go to run position it will die. let it set and it will start up ok. we got this back on maonday after it would not start since friday night. was doing test on it like t...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L radiator fan VIN: 1J4GW48S1Y
Owner came in with temperature gage registering in the hot zone. He had the thermostate replaced prievously. Upon inspection we discovered that the fan was not operating. Bypassing the circuit and jumping it directly to the battery we discovered that it would ...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G5X
Hey guys I need some help with this one. The car came in with the check engine light on. Checked codes and found P0171 and P0420. I figured out that the maf sensor was giving a false reading. Replaced sensor. Customer wanted an injection service and fuel filte... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean), P0420 (catlyst), P0330 (knock sensor 2)
2002 Lincoln Blackwood 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5LTEW05A92
Hello to Lincoln techs. This Blackwood has me pulling my hair out. It has a slight miss at idle. I changed the coil and plugs as well as the injector for the missing cylinder. Compression and vacuum are good. All grounds to the PCM are good. I don't know where... Trouble codes: P0307 (Misfire 7 cylinder)
1984 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE 1.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JM1FB8825E
This is a friends vehicle and not sure if this is normal. What happens is when you turn on the A/C the idle drops down 150rpms and almost stalls. We have set the idle speed and idle mixture (with the dashpot on the fender) per the manual with no change. TPS ...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L compressor VIN: WDBEA30D7J
Dear technicians, this 88 300E, come from onother shop, with a compressor cutting off while driving.It happens once in a while. Once it shot off it will remaine off usally. I have seen it once, when I cicled the key off it come back on, customer states, sometm...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L a/c compressor VIN: WDBFA66EOL
A/C compressor not engaging when engine runs for awhile. If ran from cold will run without shutting off. If shut engine down and restart in most cases compressor will run for a few seconds and then shut off if key is cycled it may engage and start working agai...
1997 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L control panel VIN: WDBGA70E7V
This vehicle has had the evaporator core replaced recently, with factory genuine parts. Original problem of evap. leaking freon. Leak has been corrected. New problem is the E/C red light on the control panel will stay lit disabling the compressor during all dr...
2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L low coolant light VIN: WDBKK49F71
Low coolant light allways on ,new sensor installed coolant at top of surge tan neck. The light will come on for the 3 second bulb check then go off and after about 5 seconds light comes back on and stays on. If I simulate low coolant by putting magnet on botto...
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Starting VIN: 2MECM74W9N
i am having problems with this car i cant seem to figure it out. ive put in a crank and cam sensor as well as a ignition module. the car seems to stall when hot and wont restart for about another half hour or so. the fuel pressure is ok and there are no other ...
1998 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L compressor VIN: 1MEFM6532W
The vehicle came from another shop. The A/C compressor would disengage after the vehcile is warmed up. The problem would occur after acceleration to highway speed. On lift throttle to cruise the air at the vents would begin to warm up. We found the wide open t...
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Engine oil pump VIN: 4A3CS44R9N
Guys I sure could use some info on this stuborn eclipse. I bought this car and did a complete engine overhaul. One month later heard internal engine noise. Removed engine oil pan for inspection. Found worn ballance shaft. Shaft was worn and it wiped out the ba...
1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3CS44R3N
Fellow Techs.I fixed this car from the fix data base what A awesome resouce. When I pulled ecm I removed cover & sure enough capasitor leaked on board causinfg no start. Replaced ecm car started right away. 2 days later smae thing My mistake by not checking al...
1993 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JA7LS21G9P
Please help I had one of my techs replace the radiator, Thermostat and the hoses. He washed it all off and there was a bad miss. We think he damaged the ignition module a module was not available so we replaced distributor with reman unit. When we go to time t...
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, mil and temp light VIN: 1G3AG54N8P
This vehicle will start flashing the temp light and check engine light simultaneously while driving. they will just start flashing while driving but it wont do it all the time. I have checked and the engine is at normal operating temp when it happens(so its no... Trouble codes: 14 (gounded ect switch), 21 (o2 sensor lean)
1998 International 4000 4800 7.6L Engine VIN: 1HTSCAAM5W
Now the vehicle is back and running 230 degrees on highway again. This is an armored car vehicle. We send in oil samples on every oil change and the last two samples have come back showing that there is anti-freeze in the oil and also high amounts of copper, l...
1994 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.3L 1-2 bang/3-4 shudder VIN: 2P4GH45RXR
as stated - has hard 1-2 bang and shudder on 3-4. no codes/ cvi volumes are all within acceptable ranges. air check seems fine on 2-4 pack. i cannot make it slip working it through its paces.
1984 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 5.0L convertor, pump VIN: 1G2AW87H2E
hi all i need some real tranny help here, I rebuilt this tranny its a 700R4 all new parts new convertor installed into vehicle and it was making a horriffic rotational noise consistent with engine rpm. it changes pich with rpm and you have to really give it ga...
1995 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L belt tensioner VIN: 3G2JB1244S
HI I had replaced the head gasket in this vehicle and notice a noise when snaping the throttle was coming from the belt tenioner it would pull back and then wack when you rev the engine so i changed the tenioner and belt thought it was cured and two days latte...

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2001 Audi A4 1.8L eng ping VIN: WAUDC68D21
this vehicle is still not fixed,i will be off 4 two weeks and it will return .i will let you know what fix is.i had 6 replies two were fuel oct but we had high oct fuel in vehicle and compression is not high.two said check cam timming this was also done by us ...
1993 BMW 325i 2.5L Battery drain overnight VIN: WACB4318PL
When I got his message from Victor- New Jersey : ' Can, I think you should be using a multimeter set on milliamps instead of a test light. Use the multimeter connected in series with the battery negative cable, and repeat your testing after letting the car s...
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L auxilliary fan VIN: WBAGF6329S
Many Thanks to the 4 gents who replied so quickly. The fix was to replace the resistors. Pretty easy to do. Remove the bumper (2 torx 47 screws), the plastic air duct (7 screws) and there is the fan. One had power going in and nothing out. While in the...
2000 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CU5413Y
Sorry it took so long to close it, Replace PCM & that took care of the problem. Thanks for all who reply Trouble codes: 3031 (key decoder device in assembly learn mode).
2002 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Traction Control/ABS VIN: 1G6KS54Y9Z
Decided to put EBCM in it since we could never get a current failure. Did not verify symptoms after replacement, and customer has not come back. Looks like this fixed it.
1982 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L long crank time VIN: 1GAY8787C5
The consensus seems to be that some agree with me, that these tbi units didn't hold pressure, the others say they do. The customer is going to be the judge here and she says it runs the way it always has after we replaced the fuel pump. So, that having been sa...
1988 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1GTC32XP92
Thanks for all the great replies and info. In summary, the gears go out but not that often. The cam gear is pressed on and removing the cam is recommended. No one said the valves bend (my main question. So I let this one roll. The customer needed his truck bac...
1995 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L rear suspension VIN: 1GBEG25K8S
Well, Thanks to all who responded. The overwhelming response was to go directly to the slip yoke at the transmission. Yes it was grungy and by cleaning the splines and lubricating all surfaces it works great. All noise has been eliminated and one of our very b...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L remote locks VIN: 1GNDT13W4Y
Thanks for all your help it seems the BCM has to be reprogramed.I cant do that with my Vetronix sps so Im going to wait it out.
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 2GCEC19T61
Thanks to all who responded to my post. All replies are appreciated. The overwhelming majority said the problem was within the fuel pump/sender assembly. I have not had the vehicle back to my shop since original visit, therefore I'm unable to verify the failur...
1995 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Compressor VIN: 2C3HC56E3S
Thank you for all help recieved, but the customer has decided she did not want to spend anymore money on this vehicle so I guess it will be a mystery. I did recieve several reply's. The concensus was a bad a/c head. Also recieved several reply's on the coolant...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Unknown VIN: 1B4GP44G3W
Thanks to eveyone that replied to my help request. Althought the check engine light still comes on with a code 53, I am glad to report that we are in the process of correcting all the problems. We have replaced all the broken engine mounts, and the front axl...
2001 Dodge Durango 4.7L gauge VIN: 1B4HS28Z1W
Well I am calling this one fixed we received several replies to this but no one hit it. We replaced the radiator cap and the customer took it on a trip south and said no problems occured. when it came in the last time i noticed wht seemed to be dried coolant s...
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck ST 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7KU28C94
The repair involved replacing the camshaft gear. This truck had been in a wreck and upon further investigation to determine the cause of the check engine light coming on and setting a camshaft code, found that the front cover had been removed previously and be... Trouble codes: P0341.
1991 Ford Escort GT 1.8L Lacks power VIN: 1FAPP1284M
Customer returned with the car yesterday to perform the checks suggested by responding techs. The crankshaft key and harmonic balancer are in good shape. The ECT value is normal for the operating temperature of the engine and the fuel pressure and volume is ve...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L Unknown VIN: 1FTEX14H7S
The customer is bringing the truck in next week but I have to close this. With almost all replies, it seems the transmission filter can fall into the pan just enough to suck in a little air and cause this reverse stumble. Ford makes an updated filter with litt...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1FALP653XW
Thanx to all replied. The fix was a bad connection at the trans range selector/senesor. thanx again for putting me on the right track. Trouble codes: P0503, P0733.
2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Compressor VIN: 1FMRU17L9Y
This truck has left our area and is not likely to return soon. If it does, our recommendation will be PCM replacement. The single most useful tip came from Mike from Iowa, who asked about the clutch engagement during the KOEO test. It engaged every time, ind...
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L injecterz n fuel pump VIN: 1FAFP40431
well it took awhile to cut thru th foreign language. im juz n ol kuntree boy. i work n an area made of all kindz of folkz from all round th world. i took th advice from th most that replyd. i sent it to th dealr. th nfo i had left me hangn an th scanr was no...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG56XWA
I replaced the gas cap. Light came back on. I have not seen vehicle since. Customer is scheduled to come in next week. We will persue all the tips you all sent. Thank you everyone. Trouble codes: 1456 (undocumented code).
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L steering linkage VIN: 1J4GL58K32
Well I finaly got back to work on this vehicle. Removed both tie rods and found left spindle frozen. At first there was no play in ball jionts, but when I tried to remove lower jiont from control arm it poped back in place and was very loose. The lower ball ji...
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1LNLM82W4S
I checked all that was suggested but didn't help. I ran some injector cleaner and top engine cleaner throuh it and let the car sit overnight. When I drove it the next morning it ran better but the customer needed it. I haven't heard from him so I think it's fi...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Mechanical VIN: WDB1290661
Hi all, First let me thank those who replied, it is appreciated. The bit of knowledge I was after regarding if these two engines were a straight swap for each other I never gained. Unfortunately that means this post will not be of much use to anyone else i...
1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 4A3CF44E2P
Sorry the car was broken into and have to get new radio and speakers and door panels.Thanks for all the help.
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G3WS52H8Y
The fix is a new battery terminal and puting the crank fuse back in the right slot. I had high resistance in the small cable at the battery and I had put the crank fuse in the wrong slot when I had checked fuses. Thanks to all who replied.
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.2L temp gauge VIN: 1G3NL52FX2
well this one did not get fixed. i could never duplicate the problem on this vehicle. the customer did bring it back when it was doing it and i testeed the alt. and it was not charging and had about 10 codes all pertaining to low voltage, so i told her it need...
2000 Other European 360 Challang 5.0L Mechanical VIN: ZFFYR51B00
I finished the clutch on this car and bled the Hydraulic system by powering up the pump, and at the same time actuating the selenoid to the throw out bearing. I have made an appointment with the dealer to have the Codes checked with the SD2, just to be safe. N...
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L dies&wont restart VIN: 1G2NG12E2Y
my brother in law could never leave this car with me long enough to check out fully. It will need to road tested extensively as it only dies after about an hour of driving and he can not do without it. Therefore I am closing this request.
1999 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: YS3EF48Z9X
Thank you to all who offered help on this one. As we don't usually see many of these cars, problems like these can really stump us. It can really throw us when we get caught up with a car like this that has multiple problems. As it turns out, not only did we h... Trouble codes: P300.
1996 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.6L No power VIN: JS2GB3154T
Thank you all for your help. Turns out the crank gear was spun on the shaft. Thanks again.
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E7R
Thanks everyone it was the coil that was bad. the spark was jumping to ground. open spark wire must have caused it to find a easier trip to ground
1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet 1.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WVWCB5154L
sorry about late fix info. Thanks to all who responded , as jerry from indiana suggested , I checked the micro switches on Throttle housing and off idle circuit was not working , so after almost 3 weeks waiting finally got the new switches delivered from deale...
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