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1998 Audi A4 2.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED28D8W
the veh came back in with the previously noted noise very loud now!!!we pushed the veh in the shop because we knew something inside the timming cover had come apart-remved the covers found the idler pully below the water pump had come apart. replaced the idler... Trouble codes: P0305
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED54B81
when taking off from a dead stop vehicle sometimes spudders. It does it everytime when turning to the right, but only going forward, but never in reverse or turning to the left from a stop. cleared codes and set basic setting, and codes# 18041 and #16490 retur... Trouble codes: 18041 (throttle pedel position sensor 2 g185 signal too low -reoccuring), 16490 (manifold/ air pressure sensor g71/f96 failure - reoccuring), 16730 (bank 2 cam sensor range/performance), 17746 (bank 1 cam senor g163 open/short intermittent), 16621 (boost pressure sensor g31 signal too low)
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L ac blower VIN: WBAFA535X1
ac blower speed is erratic blows on high at low speeds; changes speeds up and downas you drive any ideas thanks
1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L abs VIN: 2G4WB52K7X
hello everyone. i have a 99 buick regal in the shop right now that is acting funny. it will intermittently(?) start or not start. when it does start the abs light and the trac light stay on and you cannot shift it out of park. got code p1602-loss communication...
1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L Instrument cluster, hvac control, VIN: 1G6CD515XK
This vehicle came in on a wrecker with a dead battery and #7 I/P fuse panel fuse blown, Dash lights inop as well as hvac, no alternator output. Replace I/P fuse #7 and charge battery. Vehicle runs for several minutes and blows fuse. I hooked up an amp meter to...
1993 Cadillac Eldorado Touring 4.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL1290P
This car starts to cut out under hard accel. at about 4500 rpm. it feels like a rpm limiter. I can not find any referance of this car actually haveing one. I told the customer that I wouldn't run this engine that hard with this many miles on it but he tells me... Trouble codes: 83 (crank sensor a/ b)
1992 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 5.7L Force Motor VIN: 1GBJC34KXN
I have this stake bed from a trans shop that will set code 73 for force motor. I do not know why. All of the wires look good, the wires will hold amp if i power them up and put a light on the other end, I replaced the ECM, the trans shop put a new force motor ...
1993 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GCDC14Z0P
Hello gentlemen and Ladies of iATN. I've got a 4.3 T/B truck that seems to be kickin my butt. There is what seems to be a lean miss when the truck is hot and under load. I don't have a good ignition scope, or a gas analyzer to help me. Plugs and wires all look...
1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GNDU06D8R
The customer complains that the engine runs fine in town, but when he takes it on the highway, it will overheat. This vehicle will run for almost 1/2 hour in the shop before the problem occurs. It will eventually overheat and pump out all of the anti-freeze. I...
1995 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Shifter interlock VIN: 1G1YY22P8S
Customer complaint: very hard to push shifter button down to get shifter to go into reverse or drive. We tested brake switch, ok. Power to solinoid, ok. Changes when brake pedal is depressed. We found the solenoid only comes with the shafter assembly, customer...
1995 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDM19W7S
Help! I've been battling this one for a few days. It came in running excessively rich, i.e. black smoke from exhaust rough idle. Tested fuel pressure KOEO 62psi then it would drop to 0. Replaced the central fuel unit. Replaced the plugs, cap and rotor. Reteste...
1996 Chevrolet Beretta Z26 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1LW15M4T
Vehicle towed in for no crank. Found a bad battery and wiring harness opened up with a wire that has been spliced. Found out it was a fusible link that the customer fried while hooking up the jumper cables backwards. I replaced the battery and the vehicle cran...
1997 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L Power Steering VIN: 1GNDX03E0V
Hi Group I have a Venture Van That has a steering noise and vibration at very low speed when turning the steering wheel . We Changed the steering rack and high pressure line 6 months ago . 2 weeks ago a noise and vibration started I can feel the pressure line ...
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4G1JF32T5V
We have this 2.4 that runs fine up to 65mph then starts missing . ran car while hooked up to snap on solus. above 65 the o2s went lean acted like miss fire none showed up on scanner. turned on ac makes it act up worse. fuel psi and volumn fine at idle. Made su...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Blend Door VIN: 1GNDT13W4W
Car came in with heater/a/c oscillating between hot and cold. After moving the temp control a few times, it just went to full hot. Replaced the ECC control unit and still hot all the time. I don't do much GM work so I don't have the scanner to pull codes. Sea...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19T2Y
vehicle came in for mil lamp on, history dtc p0446, evap system performance. followed dtc chart, fault not current. r.t.'d vehicle, fault not present. scan data with fuel cap off showed 1.41 volts, 4.85 in/Hg. scan data with psi sensor disconnected showed 0.02... Trouble codes: P0446
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, High Idle Speed VIN: 1G1JF12T1Y
This vehicle came in with a complaint of high idle speed approx 2 weeks ago. I noticed when starting the engine to drive the car in the bay that we had very slow cranking speed. Test showed an original battery on the way out. After replacing the battery all wa...
2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Steering VIN: 1GNEL19X92
Experiencing a Vibration at Highway Speeds. Starts at 60 mph and continues up to 80 mph. Felt in the steering wheel as a Nibble. Felt in the Passenger Floorboard as a Driveline Vibration. Lessens when you back off the Throttle. Still present if slipped into n...
1988 Chrysler LeBaron 2.2L No Start VIN: 1C3BJ45F5J
came into shop as no-start. cust tried coil, computer, ignition pick-up, and some connectors. there is no spark cranking, all tests lead to computer. tried reman from chrysler and same thing. computer will power up coil while cranking but will not produce spar...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L6T
Hello all, I have this van in here with p0171 code(system lean bank 1). The customer is complaining that the van will sometimes miss and chug. I have not noticed this problem at all. I did do a tune up on the van though. Plugs, air, fuel, pcv, and wires. I als...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.8L Guages all VIN: 1C4GP55L5T
Hello, First time user here, I have reviewed on this site any related data I can find and am still having trouble repairing innoperative instrument cluster including all guages, and digital segments for odometer and trans select. Abs and Srs lights operate, no...
1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L engine VIN: 2B3HDY6R5W
hi guys, 2.7 has to be the most stupid design engine yet!!! need a little help...internal water pump fail bearing seized, no water pump ccolant system crank sensor /scanner reading lost /present while cranking..and veh wont start,,,these 2 sensor...
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L ac heater pletum VIN: 1B4GP44R1X
Need diagram of how to align cam, follwers and gears so the actuator can be installed correctly. This is located to the right of the steering column on the end of the heater box.
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7KF23211
hi guys,thanks for any help I may recieve.This truck came in for a no start.After diagnosing the basics we found that there was no injector pulse.We also found that the pcm connector c2 pin 12 was heated and the pcm needed to be replaced.Ordered a new pcm,towe... Trouble codes: P0753, P1495, P1765
2001 Dodge Neon R/T 2.0L Lighting VIN: 1B3ES46F71
Looking for a Dodge part number to the connector that goes to the headlight switchpart of the multifunction switch. It is gray in color and has 20 pins. The one I have is melted beyondrepair and Dodge tells me to buy an entire instrument harness. I have tried ...
1990 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out VIN: 4E3CS54U8L
Hi, hope someone can help with this. One man shop & jobs are piling up on me! I have a 90 Eagle talon with 2.0L DOHC turbo. No trouble codes, fuel pressure 33psi & holds pressure when shut down, pulse width varies between .6 up to 2ms at idle. Scoped ignition ...
1988 Ford Thunderbird Turbo 2.3L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FABP64T3J
the turbocharger is boosting up to 15 psi at any rpm range and a large blowing sound is heard , then the engine starts to increase in speed then the boost drops to zero and the engine loses power with out an rpm drop, before this problem started the boost woul...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FTEX15NOR
This truck came in with an intermittent stall. Engine had to cool down before it would restart. We found a worn out distributor shaft had damaged the pickup coil. Installed new distributor and the stalling problem was eliminated. Now the truck runs fine when c...
1996 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Surge VIN: 1FTC14A9SP
this truck is at my shop with p0135 and p1600. codes. customer complans that light came on after these repair and had same codes as before.. 02 sensor malfunctions.. i replace both 02 again today drove truck less than a block.. MIL came on again .. puller code...
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Wiring VIN: 2FAFP71W5W
We are in a small community and our county is tring to save money so they brought me a 1997 Ford Crown Victoria and wanted me to put the engine and trans into the 1998. The engine went fine after changing the ingnition and the intake, but the trans connector i...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP522XX
hi guys need a little ford help got a taurus that wont go away first came in with p0411 and went thru all ford diaginosis procedures in alldata and found everything working but a reduced flow at front valve replaced valve and drove and ran monitor twice and sh... Trouble codes: P0411
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Harmonic Balancer VIN: 1FTZX1725X
Hi everyone, I was wondering if some of you might have ran into this before, the crankshaft Balancer has broken off for the second time. We have looked at the pulleys and all driven parts spin free. The crankshaft bolt has broken off in the crank and the custo...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L engine? VIN: 1FAFP33PXY
Received this car w/ a complaint of a knocking noise when you turn the A/C on. Did some misc. tests and found that when the A/C was turned on the belt tensioner was jumping all over the place. Replaced w/ a Ford tensioner, same result. Then wondered about the ...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FDWF36F2Y
the driver of the truck said that 3 times the truck lost power on the highway ( speed went from 65 to 40 mph). The truck did not stall and sometimes would rum perfect for 1-2 hours before it acted-up. We pulled the fuel filter and found a ton of metal particle...
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...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L no move cold rev fwd VIN: 1FMZU63EX2
truck came in od lite flashing 1 code po 741 tcc forced off checked operation 5th no lu fluid full no debris in pan pulled valve body no damage no stuck valves installed new from dealer sol pack no more po 741 but... cold only no move felt shift shock in drive...
2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.3L MIL Lamp on, ocasional long crank VIN: 3FAFP31Z13
Hello, this car has a reoccuring dtc p0340 for the cam sensor, if I clear the codes it will reset on the 2nd startup as I start to drive away. A techline told me that this code is common with this style cam sensor (2 wire sensor/ 1 tooth on cam) and it is very... Trouble codes: P0340
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Misfire VIN: JHMCB7552N
Hi Guys Hope you can help. I have this honda that when you drive it at any speed it has kinda of a hiccup, You can be going 110 k.p.h 0r 30 k.p.h and once in awhile you can feel like a little miss or hesitation. I disconnected the egr with no success. I got i...
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HG3J8144X
customer bought car at auction. complained it was cutting out driving home and check engine light on. brought it in & everything fine no codes. Cameback, now MIL light on and cuts out & backfires, has code p0336 crank sensor out of range, it is very intermitte... Trouble codes: P0336
2001 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L Cylinder Head VIN: JHLRD18781
I have a lot of customers with CR-V's. Had a few 97's and 98's with tight valves causing MIL to set with misfire codes. This one never had any problems, but all of a sudden comes in barely running, and MIL blinking. I checked compression, and #3 is almost dead...
1994 Jaguar vanden plas 4.0L harsh shifts VIN: SAJKX1749R
when trans malfunction light comes on the transmission shifts wicked harsh.if i pull the trans module fuse the light goes out.the trans shifts great for awhile till it hits normal operating temp.then the light comes on and the trans goes into limp mode.alldata...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4GZ58S3P
this transmission sometimes does not shift from 2-3 and 3 to 4. sometimes it does fine hot or cold. i have new sensor, clean valve body, new disc, new torque converter. this is an intermitten problem. any help is very welcome.
2004 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L proportioning valve VIN: 1J4FA59S74
This Jeep is losing fluid pressure to the rear wheels after a road test. We have replaced the proportioning valve three times. After replacing the valve and gravity bleeding we have fluid coming out of all 4 wheels when bleeding. If you road test this Jeep and...
1995 Lexus ES300 3.0L No Start VIN: JT8GK13T4S
Greetings to all,I have a Lexus with ano start and code po1300 which is for ths ignitor circuit.The previous shop changed the crank sensor ignitor and ecm.I scoped the igf signal at the ignitor and I do have a signal, I dont know what the voltage should be on ... Trouble codes: P1300
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L runs ritch VIN: WDBEA30B46
I installed a used fuel distributor for a no start. It had no fuel at crank. Now we have fuel (way to much) The car floods out as soon as you crank it. I unhooked the fuel pump to clear the flood. Witch works great the car will start but as soon as I hookup th...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA34E2P
we have a no start situation due to a faulty ignition control module # 015-545-60-32 the dealer has one but it list for $2492.00 so the customer is not willing to commit to that much, the question is is there a company that is able to rebuild these units, and ...
1988 Mitsubishi Mighty Max 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JA7FL24D5J
When your leaving a stop sign, and in all other gears, it cuts out, or lacks power at 1800-2200 RPM's. Idles perfect.
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 4A3AK54F0S
vehicle runs great at idle and light throttle. when you rev over 2500 the vehicle falls on its face like fuel pressure problem. this vehicle has a turbo and when the turbo boost is at max the vehicle is at its worse. fuel pressure is 45psi at all times. the ti...
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L read tail gate door lock VIN: JN8HD17Y1S
Hello Group ! This is a problem that i cannot put my finger on. This pathfinder has factory power door locks with remote control. The rear door can unlock with the remote control when manually locking it but cannot be locked with the remote control. I took th...
1998 Pontiac Firebird 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, hard start VIN: 2G2FS22KOW
Hi guys!Steve at Sparks again.This time I have a Firebird that has a hard start.Cranks about 6-10 times before starting.Once it starts it runs really ruff, you have to give a lot of gas for it to smooth out.When cranking we have spark and pulse to the injector...
1988 Toyota MR2 Super Charged 1.6L Radiator VIN: JT2AW16J8J
Customer came by today and we confermed the oil in the recovery bottle and at the pressure cap. Cooling system was clean and has no sign of corosion. No milkshake at oil filler cap or on dip stick. My question is any history of oil cooler, oil seeping into co...
1994 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E7R
i have replaced the ignition coil on this vehicle twice now. it seems like about every six to eight months the coil dies, no spark. has anyone seen this before? is there a cause that i am missing? don't want to just replace another one, and again in six months...
1996 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Cuts out VIN: JT2BB02E1T
cuts out like loosing all spark under moderate to heavy accl. I have tried a known good crank sensor so please dont tell me its a crank sensor. I have scoped the Ign., the cam sensor, the Inj. patern, the cam sensor, pick-up coil, all have a good scope patern....
1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWGG83AOT
the car runs well,has a little to mush smoke on start up. [cold] we have code p0605,we are not vw specialest,.mitchell suggests that either we have a bad connection at the ecm or a bad ecm.can any one help thanks rick [...] kiblers garage inc Trouble codes: P0605 (ecm error)
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Starts and stalls VIN: 3VWSP69MX1
Car will not start (goes into theft mode light flashes and engine starts then stalls right away)car sits in hot temps outside with windows up. Acts just like the honda with main relay problem,cool interoir down will start. Both keys will cause this condition.t...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L Air Condition VIN: 3VWCP21C62
Hello Friend's I have this 20023 VW Bettle GLS TDI 1.9 LT. A/C quit working all at once for customer. I checked pressures with guage. High [...]-265 LB., low pressure 30-37 LB. Seems to be cooling up to the fire wall. I road test it this morning and the...
1995 Volvo 850 T-5R 2.3L odometer VIN: YV1LS571XS
hi ! Im looking for any help ! I dont have any real info on this problem and havent done any real testing yet ! thanks mike [...]

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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Disgnostic Reading VIN: WBADE6327V
Thanks for all the replies. After checking all the control modules by disconnecting them one at a time, with an effort to find the one causing the problem (as well as a list of other tests!), there was still no change. I eventually took it to the dealer. They ...
2001 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Mechanical VIN: WBAFB31071
The main problem was the broken diaphram in the pcv system. I replaced the back plate at the rear of the engine intake manifold and it solve the problem. Thank you all, no more smoke.
1992 Cadillac Seville 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1G6KS53B8N
ok well first of all I want to thank God for all the goodness he brings in all of us . thanks to all who responded with their ideas and their help . A lot of good advice from checking grounds to going back to basis.well it turn out to be yes thats right a defe... Trouble codes: 16 (system voltage hi/low), 52 (memory reset).
1991 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L Int. crank, no start VIN: 1GBGK24N2M
Many many thanks to the three who took the time to try to offer up some help on this one. Nobody got it but then again, I didn't really expect a silver bullet on this type of help request but I was getting toward the end of MY rope and it always helps to have ...
1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WW12M8V
Thanks to all that replied. Sorry for the delay, as I waited for student input. Replaced fuel pump; problem corrected.
1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L start and die VIN: 3GKEC16R5X
Got 3 good replies. One said transmitter items hanging from the keychain can sometimes make the vtd act up. That makes sense, but both keychains were clear of that. Another said the module was bad. It is under the dash, below the radio, but accessible laying o...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 5.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GCGK24U8Y
Sorry that I took so long to make a post on this vehicle.I do not have a good excuse;just simply forgot. First of all I found out that my scan tool was giving me problems, causing me not to retreive any datastream for transmission data and bi-directional contr...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L interior lights VIN: 1GNCT18W2Y
hey guys found the light bulb under the hood was broken and the wires that hold the fillament was intermittantly hitting ground. aparently there is power all the time and the switch grounds the bulb. better chances of winning the lotto then getting this proble...
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L raer axel VIN: 1M8RKJE788
hi all, thanx for all the help. the customer liked the better acceleration with the better gear so we opted to install the little electronic box that alters the signal at the speed sensor. after installation we hooked up the scanner and drove it down the roa...
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L transmission/transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13W51
Thanks to all who replied for the vibration. We ended up doing a trans flush on Sat. and added trans fluid addtive.Truck drove nice and smooth on the test drive, customer picked up the car Sat. afternoon
2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L belt VIN: 1GBHG31U73
Thanks too all for the help and suggestions. The fix was compressor, drier and orifice tube. Suggestion of idle with ac on for 3to 4 hours seemed extreme but only took 45 min. for compressor to lock up. Checked as suggested for updated suction hose and compres...
1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD56F9T
Well, I only got 4 replies and although I'm grateful for them, none of them pointed me in any direction. The customer wasn't willing to spend any more for further diagnostics and is willing to drive the car with the check engine light on as long as there isn't... Trouble codes: 51 (Bank one lean), P0171, 43 (ignition coil 2 circuit), P0352, 33 (A/C Sensor input High), P0300.
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L window switches,blower motors, radio, front rear w VIN: 2C4GP44371
Well, sorry for lateness of my reply. Thank you Austin, Steve and Daniel for your help. It ended up being a mix of the three of your replies. After putting a day and a half on it and comming up empty, service advised it shipped to the local Dodge dealer where ...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1DFGTRAZXA
thanks for the help, i rechecked all power and ground connections and they were stable and not cutting out in any way. I also unplugged all sensors that were on the 5v circuit one at a time and the computer still cut in and out and the asd relay cut in and out...
1992 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L intermit. high idle VIN: 1FACP40E8N
Rplaced a faulty mass air flow sensor but problem is still occuring intermittantly, still trying to get it to fail to further diagnose problem. thanks to those that tried to help!
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Pressure valve? VIN: 1FALP52U2S
Gut instinct and experience that led to a scientific wild guess fixed this Taurus. Since we had a different pressure output from the two master cylinder ports, we opted to install a master cylinder to see what difference that made. After bench-bleeding and ins...
1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FASP13J2T
hello all. i finially fixed this thing. the problem was the ac pressure switch. we found the wiring, pin 86 gr/rd wire to the pressure switch was correct and should have power to both sides. the switch requires both power sources to work correctly! the 1-2 hrs... Trouble codes: P1462 (a/c pressure sensor high).
1999 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L engine VIN: 3FAKP1135X
So far, I got the head of , but can't see anything wrong with it. It'll go to the machine shop tomorrow morning. When I get their report back I'll post what was found.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L front differential and drive axles VIN: 1FTNF21L81
Well this vehicle is fixed.I received three replies on this truck and all hit the nail on the head.Special thanks goes out to Galen [...]. I was told to tear down and remove the hub/bearing assymblies and to pay attention t...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W44
Found open in ground to maf sensor. Thanks to everyone that responded. Trouble codes: P1101.
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L rear washer pump VIN: 1GKDT13S12
well guys only got 2 replies on this so it must not be a common fault .After futher inspection we found it was the lgm liftgate module was the fault it was a class 2 bus line problem in the lgm.The tbm was not getting the info from liftgate module.There for wo...
1999 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L doors powered VIN: 2HKRL1865X
replaced all junction switches and aligned door as per the 74 line bulletin from honda to no avail.. It did need the closer motor wich is part of the latch wich is located all the way in the rear of the left rear door. thanks for the help.
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L master cylinder VIN: 1J4GZ78YXR
Thanks for all of the replies to my post. Many good suggestions including adjustable rods and incorrect parts. This rod is not adjustable, although if it was, I am sure it would have solved my problem. I contacted a local builder in the area that is has been b...
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L No Start VIN: SALJY1245V
Replaced fuel injectors and truck runs great. Thanks to all those who replied. After removing injectors a second time I was able to see leakage.
1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L hard start VIN: WDBCA37D2F
replace the fuel pump accumulator, going to test drive the car to find out if the problem is gone.
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DRO9X81
Well I was looking at the wrong actuator. the view in alldata is not very clear. The swirl valve is at the bottom of the front of the intake,very difficult to see. The problem was the vacuum hose wasn'nt connected. How or why it was disconnected, I dont know, ... Trouble codes: P0420 (Cat effeiciency low B1), P0160 (No O2 Activity B2 S2), P1130 (Swirl control solinoid).
1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Pump Module Seal VIN: 1P3EJ46C5T
Hello, This Breeze is fixed. Thanks for all who replied. One reply mentioned that they had just experienced the same problem on a similar vehicle. I do believe that my tank was deformed to some greater or lesser extent by excessive vacuum when the incorrec...
1978 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 6.6L engine VIN: 2W87Z8L130
I received varying degrees of information ranging from intelligent and helpful to not so helpful. (i.e. telling me all about small-block chevy 400 engines when the only 2 engines in the 1978 Trans Am were olds 403 and pontiac 400. ) Ultimately, I have determin...
1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GMDX03E3V
The suggestions we received suggested that we check the crank sensor and ignition module, and also anti-theft and alarms. We had previously checked all of these things. The AC Delco rep came out to help with a specialized computer, and we discovered that there...
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, extreme high idle VIN: 1G2WP5219V
ok everybody. thanks for the help. after going in and re checking everything I started the dreaded re teardown. upon inspection of the throtle body passages I found a crack in the housing that was allowing air through. this in turn was burning out iac valves b... Trouble codes: P0507.
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YF3ED58E20
There were a lot of responses about this being a common problem. A lot of resources were given also. Raymac had the part and shipped it the next day. After a day of road testing the car seemed to be ok. Tom
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Drivers window VIN: 4S3BG6855T
I would like to thank everyone that replied. I tried disconecting the altinator and the window worked everytime. Many of you that replied said it needed a altinator. However the customer said he was going to take the car to Home Depot and get 2 forsale signs. ...
1995 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT4VD22F9S
Thanks to all who replied, Sorry this took so long. I replaced the mass airflow meter last week and was waiting to make sure the light was going to stay off. So far so good. I really didn't notice any change in the air fuel alpha, but I did reset the ecm. So f...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3VWSK69M81
Thanks Guys, Got a reply from Byron imediatly, his suggestion as well as most others hit the nail on the head. I can't put it any better than Byron himself so I have used it as the fix post. 'I betcha that you have a poor adjustment on the manual valve. Did ...
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