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2001 Acura Integra LS 1.8L no spark VIN: JH4DC23997
Got this car in as a hot no start- replaced main relay as we couldn't hear fuel pump run during no start and there were cracks in the solder joints- started 4 times hot for us but wouldn't start for customer- rechecked and it had no spark-no codes in memory ev...
1997 Audi A4 1.8L ignition VIN: WAUCB88D5V
this audi wont crank, and remote wont lock or unlock doors.ignition lock feels funny .the key will turn in the ignition, but no crank and the key wont return to the off position without a little more pressure than usual. the customer believes the car thinks th...
1983 BMW 735 I 3.2L no spark VIN: WBAFH8101D
help needed for this German market car we have all kinds of info on us modles and none on this, there is power to the coil, and at least 1 or 2 engine ecu pins, both crank position sensors, have been replaced, as well as several ecu's the original was missing,...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L centrol locking VIN: WBADP6347Y
The keyless entry system in this wagon quit working with no warning. Locks will lock/unlock if you put the key in the door or use the button on the console EXCEPT the tailgate. The tailgate will never unlatch. If the handle is touched, tailgate motor will eng...
2002 BMW 540i 4.4L Blower Motor, Battery VIN: WBADN63432
Why performing a routine parasitic draw test on this BMW, I observed a large continuous draw on the system after everything was turned off and even waited for the 16 minute pause for it to go into power down mode. Observed HVAC blower motor in dash continued t...
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L turbo VIN: 1GCGK24F4S
CHEVY DIESEL GUYS, i HAVE A LOW Mileage 6.5 turbo diesel that runs fine when not under load. If im pulling a car trailer or pulling up a hill, it puts out quite a bit of smoke and the check engine light comes on. If you let off on the throttle the check engin...
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L ignition cylinder VIN: 3G1JC5245T
Vehicle towed into shop with ignition cylinder stuck in lock position. Unable to turn key to run, start or acc. Problem is we can't get this lock cylinder to come out. My best guess is that it's stuck somewhere between two positions, not allowing the release t...
1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L abs light on codes c1235/c1234 VIN: 1G1ND52M9V
HELLO: Still racking my brain on this one, car came in shop needs engine, & abs light was on, replaced engine and abs light is still on, but noticed someone has allready been doing some work on it before, main fuse box has been removed,and instrutment cluster ...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L srs VIN: IGCHK29U93
This truck came in with a air bag light on. We tried to retrieve codes and could not. We have a snap on MT2500. called Identifix and they said should be no problem with communication snap on diagnostic said the same thing. we replaced module and light is still...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GBHC24U23
we have this truck that wont idle when hot stalls everytime coming up to a stop sign they are telling me its a fly by wire system that has no throttle cable can someone tell me how this system works has anyone have any troubles like this one the truck runs fin...
1990 Dodge D150 S 3.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1B7GE16X8L
after installing a used motor on this truck, i had to track down a throttle body unit (used) cause the motor did not came with it, put everithing togeter truck ran not very good faund bad distributor referance, bad map sensor, got those replace truck ran bette...
1993 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L fuel gage VIN: 1B4H54R6PX
Good Morning 1st) We are having some problems diagnoising the fuel gage on this van. This van has analog type gages. The fuel gage reads 1/4 full when it is empty. According to the information in the Snap-on MT2500, there should be a diagnostic plug (blue w/6...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L System VIN: 1B4HS28Y7X
Vehicle will not cool. Pressure indicate that system is low on refrigerant. All sources seem to plainly indicate that 2 LBS are required for the Dual system. The interesting thing is this, it cools when you first charge it, not as well as it should, but it doe...
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L transfer case VIN: 1B7GG22N9Y
this is a manually shifted transfer case. the shift sequence inside the cab is (from front to back) 4lo,n,2hi,4hi. the 4wd lock light on the dash comes on when the shifter is in the "n" or "4hi" position. the transfer case is in neutral (no wheel spin front or...
1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMCU22X6N
ran a scan on it and it shows the coolant temp jumping from 11 degrees to 70 and back sporadically. also shows no tps signal even though while running I still have 5 volts present when I check at the tps. tried a self test and said no response. I SUSPECT THE C...
1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FTCR1OAOT
no start no spark no codes presnt cranking rpms are present all fuses are good voltage to both coils
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1F34ER5G4V
Hi Group I could use some help with a 1998 E350 School bus. The Air conditioning is blowing very cold air from the Rear Over head A/C unit and much Warmer air from the front. This truck has a Trans Air A/C System , side condensing unit with Two operating conde...
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 3FAFP66L6X
This vehicle will not start unless one holds the accelerator to WOT. Once started, it won't take fuel and stalls. The ST and LT trim read in the low 30's, the pulse width on the injectors is 12-14, periodically the spark advance reads 16,328, and the oxygen se...
1999 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L abs light VIN: 1FTRE1420X
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 4.0L Compressor VIN: 1FTZR15E91
This 2001 Ranger has a condition where the A/C compressor cyles on for a split second and off again once every couple of seconds, making for poor A/C performance and a rolling idle when idling in Park or Neutral. This ONLY happens with the engine warmed up in ...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSF30L61
Hey all, This one is starting to get on my nerves. This a fleet vehicle for a local lawn treatment company. Their only complaint was a tip-in hesitation off idle, mostly when warm and poor fuel mileage. They stated it has been acting up for awhile. I checked t...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L front differential and drive axles VIN: 1FTNF21L81
Hello group, I got this truck in the other day with the left front hub making a grinding noise. Both front locking hubs were found to be rusted up inside, causing the right front not to lock at all and the left front stuck partially engaged, causing the noise...
1994 GMC C3500 Sierra SLE 6.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GDKC34F3R
I messed up this is a 94 truck, check fuel preesure yesterday after opening the request. Was 5psi replaced lift pump. No change in the operation. Truck still starts and dies. Have had replies conserning the module on the side of the injection pump. If I unders...
2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Surge VIN: 1GKEL19W3Y
This vehical,has a surge type feelpng at 45-55 mph, have watched o2 sensors for a missfire, o2 sensors hold a good squre pattern, in lock up I have 6-156 rpm slip at converter.does't feel like a misfire, more of a surge feeling.
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L valve timing VIN: 1HGCD5660T
I replaced the timing and balance shaft belts on this Honda vtec motor. The rear balance shaft sprocket has a dot on the face and a groove cut on the rear flange. I don't see a mark on the engine to align either of these to. My book says to insert a 6mm X 100m...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMCG5641X
Brought vehicle back and same code for bank 1 system lean. Long term fuel trim were about 12. O2 sensor was toggling like it should and downstream steady reading. Map reading about 8.5in of vacuum at idle and about 11 or so driving in town. Compared it to a sm... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 systen lean)
2000 Honda Accord LX 3.0L compressor VIN: 1HGCG1649Y
This honda came from a body shop it was in aminor car accident.They tried to recharge ac but the compressor will not engage.They changed a few parts but nothing worked.I drew avaccum on it and it drew in afull charge of 134.I have 5 volts going into my pressur...
1999 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KMHWF25S7X
when car is cold runs rough and has no power,originally had codes po171 and 300,we installed used computer had the codes have not returned yet,but car runs the same. fuel pressure is good,no codes have reset. sacn data is very limited. any help appreciated.
1990 Infiniti Q45 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKNG01C1L
This one has taken me to school and eaten my lunch and it's my personal car. I've changed 5 of the 8 injectors(AZ oxygenated fuel)I'm told is a big culprit. When they quit it's real easy to ohm and find the bad one. This time I get a re-occuring code 45 with a... Trouble codes: 45 (Fuel Injector Circuit)
1994 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L fuel rail hoses VIN: JNKNG01D4R
fuel leak at line from pressure regulator to rail, has two smooth clamps at each connection for all fuel hoses (bulk injection hose). fuel will leak sometimes at cold start, cannot force leak using fuel injection machine up to 80 psi. hose end ok, clamps are t...
1993 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Gearbox VIN: 1J4FN28S4R
Had this gearbox completely overhauled by specialist shop, as the owners son burn't it out whilst recovering another vehicle. Before we replaced the box, we removed and cleaned out both the water and air oil coolers for the gearbox. Owner has been driving the ...
1993 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Auto Gearbox VIN: 1J4FN28S4R
The gearbox on this vehicle is the Japanese built AW4.
1995 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Excessive Emissions, NOX EMISSION TO HIGH VIN: 1J4FY49S1S
This Jeep is trying to pass the smog test. Customer has no complaints. The last time it was tested We did not have a dyno type smog test and nox was not measured so I don't know if it had this problem then. It has a bar sticker on it. It is from Canada . It ha...
2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Safety VIN: HETG345AFF
replaced drivers air bag both front crash sensors and control unit and clock sping drivers pretensioner. got it all back together and found that Genisys new update 2004 doe not do a liberty air bags. so to my question does any special dealer scanner program cl...
2004 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L Hesitation VIN: SALME11484
After second roadtest I noticed that there was a pending code p1114 undocumented code had returned,I am using a Snap on MT2500 Scanner under Generic OBDII to retrieve this code,can anyone tell me what this code is and what the fix is? There is no information i... Trouble codes: P1114 (undocumented code)
1998 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire, boging VIN: JM1TA2214W
on wide open throttle (fast trottle tip 1/4 & up)eng bogs down & miss fire & back fires through intake //seames to loose fire 1"3" 5" cyc/ with timming light hooked up & timming drops to TDC.on slow throttle opening runs ok .base timming 12deg.note cat not clo... Trouble codes: P0300
1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBDA28D7J
Folks car belongs to a used car dealer! The vacuum readings are low for this vehicle and engine is burning oil - the smoke is not very visible but I can smell the oil burning smell in the exhaust. Vehicle was brought in for a smog check. Noted vehicle has seve...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF70F2W
p-codes, p0130, p0135, and p0155, O2 sensors and heaters pre-cat both sides keep popping up and turning MIL on. Even after O2 sensors were replaced with MB factory sensors. Baum tool used to scan and erase codes. Any help, please? Trouble codes: P0130, P0135, P0155
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L water pump VIN: 4JGAB54E9X
This vehicle came in with a coolant leak and radiator fan hitting the shroud. Water pump is obviously leaking. I cannot find any information in shopkey on the repair procedure. Are there any special tools required?? Is it a pain and best to send off to dealer ...
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Brake system VIN: WDB2110162
After replacement of the reservior and rear brake pads we could not reactivate the system. We repeated the activation a number of times and also deactivated and reactivated a number of times but to no avail. Could someone please advise what we had missed. Duri...
1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX 2.0L timing belt VIN: 4A3CG64F9P
greetings...this 2.0 is driving me mad. pulled the head to replace gasket, now i am installing a new timing belt. i have had problems with the tensioners on these in the past, so a new one has been installed, along with the tensioner pulley. i have installed t...
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WH15M4R
Hi Folks, This 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme has got me baffled! It originally came in the shop with a ôstalls on deceleration / coast down from about 30 mph". The tech replaced air & fuel filters (fuel filter was hard to blow through). Car ran fine on the... Trouble codes: 13 (o2 sensor error), 33 (map sensor high)
2000 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Steering VIN: 1P3EJ46X9Y
Customer complaint is excess effort is needed in power steering, especially during parking maneuvers. While I realize that the "needed effort" is subjective, and I can find no spec for this, I have to agree; it seems to take about 30 percent more effort to ste...
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX52L4R
Greetings to all I have recieved this car from a shop that has put in alot of new parts to try and repair it but they did not seem to find the problem.I did scan the ecm for codes and had two codes po341 po342.I have scoped the cam and crank sensors while the ... Trouble codes: P0341, P0342
1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB124XW
at first when this car came in with black smoke, had bad etc, changed the sensor and fuel filter ,clear the computer and drove the car . noticed some improvement. after about 25 miles check light came on . this time codes were p0108, p0404, p1133 and p1404. in... Trouble codes: P0117 (temp. show -40 f), P0108 (map high), P0404 (egr), P1133 (o2 sensr), P1404 (egr)
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L high idle speed VIN: 1G2NE52T81
Hey all, I have this grand am here driving me nuts. should have been simple job. vehicle came in with no problem except MIL on. scan with MT2500. code P0122 in memory. looking at freeze frame data I saw TPS voltage at 0.00v. checked TPS with graphing meter and... Trouble codes: P0122 (tps voltage low)
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2985W
Engine backfires(when accelerated),idles rough, & sometimes stalls when first started. Scanned with generic scanner, found mutiple misfire codes & codes related to lean limits(P1124,1126,1128,1130). Disconected maf sensor, engine starts fine, idles smooth, acc... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire), P1124 (lean fuel limit)
1992 Saab 9000 S 2.3L Rear shocks VIN: YS3CK58B7N
In trying to eliminate a "loose lumber" noise from the rear over bumps, the owner has decided he wants me to replace the rear shocks. My experience has been that they never go bad - so I've never replaced rear shocks on a 9000 before. The problem is removing t...
1993 Saab 900 S 2.1L Hard Pedal VIN: YS3AK36E0P
Customer brought in car with hard brake pedal, no assist. Brake Fluid and ABS lights on. I've read the posts and most of them point to the accumulator. All three fuses test good, both relays test good. When I jump the terminals for the pump relay, the pump ope...
1991 Saturn SC 1.9L No Start VIN: 1G8ZG1470M
What am I missing? Engine cranks but won't start. I have no spark, a very weak injector pulse, and no tach movement. Scope tested CKP signal, 6X signal, 2X signal, and tach signal and they all look good according to Mitchell and iATN waveform library. Power an...
2002 Saturn L300 3.0L blows fuse VIN: 1G8JW54R52
vehicle came in starts hard all the time so we started checking basics, fuel preasure is good spark good. but it has a missing fuse, controls B+ which according to what I find is for the engine and transaxle control modules, does any body have any ideas? I wil...
1997 Suzuki Sidekick JX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2S3TD03V06
this one has me stumped, if you apply vacume to the egr the encine dies so i know the egr valve is working and the ports are clear. if you apply vacume to the egr soelnoid,closed when grounded, and unplug it the engine dies. if you ground the system check soel... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow)
1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT2SV21W8L
need a little help on this one guys. i have this toyota in for a failed emission test readings are as follow hc.50 co 22.73 nox 2.82. when testing with 5 gas system was very rich 9.0% @ cruise. hooked lab scope to o2 sensor had zero fuel control. 120mv @ idle ...
1995 Volkswagen EuroVan 2.5L a/c compressor VIN: WV2EE0701S
The production date is 07/94, the hood sticker says 1995, and the vin is S Here is what I've got so far: Relay jumpered a/c is ICE cold and pressures are normal for however long you leave jumper in. With new a/c control module installed, a/c set to MAX, and f...
2001 Volvo V70 X/C 2.4L oil pressure VIN: YV1SZ58DX1
I'm posting my first post, usually my questions are answered in the fix archives. Calling all Volvo Guru's. When I first recieved this car at hot idle the oil light was on solid, manually tested pressure and would only hold 7 psig. Removed oil pan and replaced...

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1993 BMW 325is 2.5L low power VIN: WBABF3319D
well the fixs is in new coils fixed it thanks for all replies lots said coils and thats what it was thanks for all the input you guy are the best!!!Rick.
1994 BMW 320i 2.0L efi VIN: WBACB22070
Hi Gents, I have had some fustrations with this car. I replaces the coil packs because they where leaking in to the rocker cover. NO. one four and five cylinder was quite bad. I still could not start the car so I changed the air mass meter I beleave it was run...
1996 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L 4th converter slip at 650 rpm VIN: 1G4HP52K2T
Thanks to everyone!! It turned out that I overlooked the 4th gear clutch hub splines. This is only the 2nd one of these trans that I have tore appart and when I looked at that hub shaft it looked to me that is the way that it is made. MY FALT. I realy do apper...
1992 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L cluster, AC controls VIN: 1GEL13B1NU
wel its been 3 days so I'm calling it fixed. I'm not sure of this, but Eldo's maybe different from the other caddy's of the same vintage. Anyway, it seems the IPC is the master of communications and all the others slave to it. It was weird that I could still c...
1988 Chevrolet Sprint 1.0L Cuts out VIN: JG1MR6150J
We found an internal vacuum leak in the PCV system and replaced the carb with an non-electronic one,car is not running perfectly but is driveable and is much better than it was.Thanks to all who replied , Ted.
1991 Chevrolet Topkick 427CID Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GD57HAM3M
Well, the nearest heavy truck dealer is an hour away, but I went over and borrowed there manual and found that the fuel pressure needed to be about 30 lbs. for this truck to run well, adjusted the screw on the pressure regulator and all was well. I will try to...
1996 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 5.7L Fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJK34R1T
Thanks for all your replys. We found a wire that was partially worn through under the brake booster unit. We replaced the piece of wire and everything is fine.
1996 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 5.7L Fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJK34R1T
Thanks for your replys. we found a wire that was partially worn through under the brake booster unit. Repaired the wire and everything is good. It must have been picking up a transcient ground somewhere.
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19RXW
Thanks to those whom took the time to reply. Special thanks to Ben from Montana who had experienced the same problem. After reading his reply i rechecked the wiring harness to the 02 sensors and had found that bank 2 sensor 1 connector had broke and was interm... Trouble codes: P0102.
1998 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1Y1SK5289W
Thanks to those who took time to respond. I found a melted splice connector under drivers side kick panel that supplied B+ to mulitple relays and sensors. Noticed an update to this condition that eliminates the connector and solders all wires together and cove...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L suspension VIN: 1GNDT13W4Y
I would like to thank everyone that responded to our help request. We got several responses stating to look at the torsion bar mounts and a few stating it might be a transfer case problem. We replaced the control arms on the left side to correct the problem. w...
2001 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L shift VIN: 1GNDM19W21
I replaced sun reaction shell, torque converter and a rebuilt valve body with all updated valves. Now it has no slippage and no code P1870. But never got rid of the harsh shifting. It only has very harsh shifting in 1st to 2nd gear and not as harsh in other ge...
1991 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L No Start VIN: 1C3XX66R8M
It appears that the only way to bypass the antitheft module is to replace the PCM, because once it see's a security module it will look for one every time. Bob and Paul hit that one. I guess you can also unplug the security module once running, However if the ...
1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L brake warning lights on VIN: 2C3ED56F3R
As several had suggested, we did replace the abs module. Fairly straightfoward bolt on replacement. Did not have to do any initializing, programming. etc. Just plugged in and test drove. Everything worked as it should. Customer has been diriving for about 4 da...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L camber VIN: 1B4GP44L5Y
first of all thanks to all that responded - we called the customer to come in for another try. we put the van back on the rack & reset camber with a person in the driver seat and set to a .5 degree pull to the right - this helped but still pull to left. so - w...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1D7HU18D84
Well it looks like we are going to put the stock cam back in. I am really disapointed with Comp Cams help in this situation. Their website says the cams will work with factory computer systems. After several calls they finally admit that they did some 'tweekin...
1993 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FACP41E3F
thanks for the response's so far. thank you dan the coolant temp is corect. was a little difacult for me to decipher the wiring diagram. So far the response that i have recived coverd items that ave been checked and confirmed ok. Bad news is I discoverd a few ... Trouble codes: 87 (primary fuel pump ckt), 96 (fuel pump ckt open - battery to eca), 33 (insufficient egr flow disconected), 44, 94 (thermactor fault disconetced).
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24L6X
I have checked for vacum leaks with smoke found none. did a back presure test got 2.lbs @2000rpm is ok? roger [...]: i am on my 2nd MAF sensor and still cant get the baro to stay where it belongs. yes I have driven it @ WOT so the ecm can/will look at baro. ... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean B 1), P0174 (system lean B 2).
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L air bag light VIN: 1FMYU04192
i fixed the problem . it was under the passenger seat yellow connetor for the seat belt had came loose from the connector . thanks to all who help with this problem. this is a great way to get help thanks again .
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAHP71WX3
After trying a set converters and a second set of coils packs our expert driving sherriff deputies totaled out a 03 cv with low miles so our boss will have us swap out the engines. I know this does not offer a fix. But due to short staff of good techs here and... Trouble codes: P0175.
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L compressor VIN: 1FMRU17W63
I did not get much help with this one, but I did fix it. The code P1460 indicates wide open throttle cut out circuit. Nothing in any diagram I could find called the AC relay anything but an AC relay so I went back to the relay and found same thing happening as...
2000 GMC Jimmy SLS 4.3L temperature VIN: 1GKCT18W2Y
Thanks to all that responded. I replaced the radiator and throughly inspected the fan. The vehicle will not show symptoms for a week or two. I'm confident with the diagnosis as lower rad hose and rad were badly coated with rust and whatnot. There was alot of s...
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L motor mounts VIN: JHMCB7658N
Hi Guys, the rear motor mount was the problem. Have replaced and vibration is gone . Thanks To All Who Replied.
1998 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4S2CK58W5W
Thanks to the three who threw out some suggestions and special thanks to Marty who called me and gave me some good insight and tips to troubleshoot these engines in the future. As in the archives everyone suggested intake gaskets/vacuum leaks, fuel pressure re... Trouble codes: P0705, P0705, P1404 (erg stuck closed since cleared).
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L high idle VIN: 4S2CM58W0X
Intake gasekts fixed this one. But what threw me off was that the IAC would not move, and definitely was not compensating for the air leak. Oh yeah, if I get a hold of the freakin' engineer that designed this engine and intake, he's getting soap bar beating li...
1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1J4FJ68S3W
Thanks to all who replied, you all were right. Heres what the problem was. By the way this jeep has not been taken care of, anyways last week it was in for a misfire code and some badly needed maintinance, so i sold them a induction cleaning and cap and rotor ...
1966 Lincoln Continental 462CID Hose Routing VIN: 6YE2G84588
Thanks to all who replied with help or ideas on where it get help. Thanks especially to Bill & John for sending diagrams & Don for supplying a factory manual. Mike and several others sudjested bakersauto.com. They were help in other areas as I found our missin...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Auto Shutoff VIN: 5LMEU27AIY
When we reinstalled the computer we found the plug didn't fit tightly. With a little effort we pushed it in and the problem hasn't returned. Thanks for the help.
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L heat no ac VIN: 1LWERTG234
thanks for the help guys. the problem was in the by pass door( not realy a blend door) when the ac knows that it is not going to need heat the by pass door closes of the heater core a broken piece of plastic was holding the door open. removing involved removin...
1999 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L antitheft VIN: 4F4YR16V4X
well this vehicle is fixed now. thanks to all who replied to my help request. found wiring under vehicle chafed to the body and grounding out when wet . repaired wiring and vehicle has not been back since . thanks again to all who replied.
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L instrument panel
Car has been fixed. What appeared to be a good fuse in the #9 spot, wasn't. I should not have ignored the basics. Live and learn! Thanks to all who helped with this problem!
1978 Mercury Marquis 6.6L bumper brackets rear VIN: F8Z61H6388
Hey Ya'll ! Thanks for the replies. Green had been checked thru my ford dealer and supposedly did'nt have the parts.I called them direct and they did have 1 . And I used a website called junkyard dog to hotline the other . Seems I will have this car ready for ...
1993 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JA7LS21G9P
Thanks to everyone that replied I went over evrything numerous times. It all kept leading back to the distributor each time. After pulling my hair out I finally got a good distributor.(it took three remans) I finally got one with a mitsubishi module in it. Jus...
1997 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 15486UI990
thank you all tech. same puller w/neon snap on does has it.
1996 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA21DOT
thanks for all advice...removed front cover and found that the cams were in time with one another but the crank was off two teeth. reset timing properly and vehicle ran fine. thanks again for all the replies and help
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4DL01D4W
Thanks for the replies. Contacted Nissan dealer we received parts from and asked if they have been having trouble with new bpt valves out of the box -- answer was 'more than a few'. Ordered another one and installed -- presto!! no c.e.l. Goes to show, like the... Trouble codes: P0402.
2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L No Start VIN: 1G8JW52R4Y
Thanks to all who replied. The problem was the customer had replaced his own battery and it was smaller than the original. The insulator wrap around the battery is cut out just enough to allow the square around the terminals to be exposed. With the smaller bat... 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).
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L No Start VIN: 4S3BG6858W
We did get additional information from customer: The car had front accident. She just took the car from body shop last week and drove about 300 miles. We decided to remove , this time completely, timing cover for good inspection. The left upper t.belt gear was...
1984 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT4RN65S3E
Thanks for all the replies spot on with the alternator tip I'll just quote Jeff from Tennesse Thanks jeff ... 'The choke does not use a relay. The power source for the choke is the yellow L terminal wire from the voltage regulator. They use this set up to prev...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L SRS Light VIN: JT2GK12E8R
Thank you all for guiding me to the correct solution. Though I had followed the manual in alternately grounding the AB and TC terminals of the underhood DLC, I didn't seem to have the right rhythum. Rigged a toggle switch that allowed each terminal to be groun...
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