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1996 Audi A6 2.8L won't close VIN: WAUJA84A6T
The sunroof opened and failed to close. If it is relevant, the customer reported that her husband had to jump the car after the battery went dead, and the problem occurred right after that incident. The sunroof will begin to close, but stop after travelling on...
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Limp Home VIN: WBADM6346X
Hellow BMW Techs, We have got a winner here! The car intermittantly goes into a Limp Home mode, the traction control light turns on along with ABS and the Transmission light I believe, and soon after the Check Engine light comes on. I drove the car home in lim... Trouble codes: 217 (Signal CAN EGS Currently not present-Sporadic), 130 (Signal CAN ASC 1-time out reached currently not present), K0M, 6 (Data connection to drive running-gear control modules can bus), 11 (EGS signal disturbed or transmission limp-home program)
2000 BMW 740i 4.4L blower fan VIN: WBAGG8345Y
has anyone seen this problem. blower fan continues to run even after key is removed from ignition-killing battery if left to operate. we also know that blower power relay never shuts down.scanning with autologic tells us that fan speed control voltage to blowe...
1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Charging VIN: 1G4CW52KXV
Hi out there this car has a vary weard and intersting problom the cust stated that when he whent to drive his car it started a little had but did not think any thing of it and then when he left the store he was at he whent to stop and the radio lost power and ...
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L tcc VIN: 1J6KF52Y3S
This car has a code po39. I have a6 volt drop on the groun of the TCC but I dont know where the ground is located out of the black box. What ground is used for TCC?
1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Stall VIN: 1G6CS52Y6V
GOOD DAY TECS! This caddy is got me in a jam I need HELP please! Came in for stalling condition at idle doesn't happen all the time. IAC value was replaced, didn't fix it. All sensors are with in range. Hooked up solus and took a snap shot right before it stal...
1984 Chevrolet S10 2.8L Stall VIN: 1GCCS14B1E
This thing is killing me. I know it is something STUPID I am missing. Have installed parts as listed. Between 40 and 55 mph this thing will just die. It starts right back up. It only seems to happen during speeds mentioned. ( Have tried to tell customer to avo...
1988 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCDK14K4J
good afternoon to all, please help! workin on a 1988 chevy 1/2 ton that is going through fuel pumps faster than it goes through gas! it is now possibly going to need its 9th pump. we got this truck after the other place got sick of the first 4 pumps going out....
1992 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L cooling system VIN: 1GCEK14K0P
drive this unit 1.5 miles the temp gauge goes to red at 260. shut unit down, you can hear poping in heater core, incidently heater does get hot also,set for five or 7 minutes then start it up it cools off to 180 and will go as far as you want. when it gets hot...
1995 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L Spark knock VIN: 1GCCS1942S
This truck has a problem with spark knock. It knocks horrible at cruise speeds above 60mph. Tip into the throttle while it's knocking and the knock goes away. As soon as it catches up it begins knocking again. I can't seem to find the issue. I have to run prem...
1996 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, No Power VIN: 1GCCS1942T
The customer came in a week ago and said as he rounded the corner leading to his street his truck died. He then restarted it and from that time on it ran very rough and no matter how open the throttle is rpm does not increase. I proceeded to change the fuel fi... Trouble codes: P0108
1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Transmission VIN: 1GTEC14R9V
Greetings Fellow Techs, Got an interesting one in the shop today. 1997 Chevrolet C1500 2WD truck. Customer complaint of a knocking noise from underneath after a short drive and warm up. Went for a road test and approx after 2 miles of normal driving a knocking...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 4 wd VIN: 1GNDT13W2W
This rig came in with no lights on the 4WD switch(3 button type). I attempted to pull codes but nothing would flash. I stole parts off another 98 that were known to be good, but to no avail. I put the questionable ones in the good rig and they work. I crawled...
1999 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTGC24R2X
This vehicle when running runs good, but some times it wont start,check fuel pressure at no start and is 55psi. You can relieve pressure(maybe air, but it has no leaks outside of tank and pump is from dealer) at schrader valve and it will try to start, keep re...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L remote door locks VIN: 1GNCT18W7X
Used car lot brought me this S-Blazer to reprogram new key fob. I can go though the relearn procedure manually or with Tech2, and get the locks to lock and unlock after 12 seconds, verifying that the signal was recieved. However the remote still does not work....
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L door locks,alarm VIN: 1GNDT13W2Y
guys&girls i need some help with my wife's blazer,when you park and use the power locks to secure the doors and come back and open with key the alarm and lights sound,truck did not come with keyfob,if you unlock the pass side first no problem.also with the doo...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Hesitation, No power VIN: 1GNDS13S42
Hello everyone, I'm stumped big time by this one. I looked every where for info on this vehicle and there's not to much out there so here I am. The customer complaint is that the vehicle has no power. We test drove the vehicle to verfiy the problem. It has abs...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L Cuts out VIN: 1GTEC14V63
truck came in on tow truck, driver info sensor read loss of engine power, truck will idle but won't rev up, when you shut off key and take out of ignition the engine still runs and the dash lights and warning lights flicker on and off you have to stall out eng... Trouble codes: P1518 (pcm to tac module serial data ckt)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L A/C Vents, Defrost VIN: 1GCHK29244
This pick-up switches the air flow from vents to defrost to lower section back and forth and does not matter if it is at idle or running down the hi-way. Replaced control head but of no results does this need to be reprogram thanks in advance
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L No Start VIN: 1B4GP54L9T
We have ran test on the system no codes set with a long crank 10 25 secs. and the computer can force the system to fire the 1,2,&3 cyl. all are seperate from each otherin the computer so the coils all have power when the scanner tells them to fire. The crank a...
1997 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Surge VIN: 2C3HH46F6V
This vehicle has kept me thinking for quite some time now. No codes found on system, vehicle has a slight surge starting at about 30km/h and continues upto over 60km/h only while crusing, any acceleration is fine as is decel. Suspected and Egr valve opening to...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B7HF13Z0W
hey all. this 1/2 ton truck will not start, when it did start it ran rough, no power. replaced intake gasket for vacum leak. scanner showed low map voltage, replaced and it is now good. fuel pressure is 49 lbs key on e/o. pressure does drop to 10 lbs in about ...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Hesitation VIN: 3B7KF23Z71
Greetings Y'all. This ones got me a bit baffled. According to the cust, this vehicle will hesitate badly, mostly cold, mainly from a stop. Once it warms up it will still do it but more infrequently. Every other time it will drive fine. From the sound of it, it...
2001 Dodge Durango R/T 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Z21
Aloha all, this SUV runs ruff at idle in gear and after about 20 minuite drive in town and some hiway the vechile will stall when you let your foot off the peddle. Sometimes at cruse sometimes at a stop but it starts up OK and wont do it right away after but w... Trouble codes: $11, $13, $16, $51, $52, $53
1985 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTCR10A4F
We posted this vehicle back in June and received a number of replies but with no fix. Since then we have a new driveability tech and have more information. This truck came in for a failure of the emission test. It was over 10% CO at cruise. It is also off the ... Trouble codes: 84 (EGR Vent Circuit - Bad Vent Valve), 42 (System Always Rich), 13 (Idle RPM out of spec), 34 (No EGR Flow)
1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, NO CODES VIN: 2FACP74W9N
This car came to us with the check engine light not coming on when key was first turned on or any other time & poor gas mileage. We checked for codes with our Snap-On Sanner & none where found. Then looked at the data on our scanner & found the MAF sensor was ...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTEX15N3R
I need to see if there is anything that I can do to help this customer. I hooked up the scanner and ran the KOEO and KOER test, all test pasted. Fuel pressure is ok. Hooked up the engine analyzer, ignition KV's are between 12k and 15k at idle. Burn time is abo...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FALP6539S
Sometimes when you start the car up it runs great idle smooth no misfires. Then push the accelerator and let off all of the sudden we get a misfire on cylinder #3 and then it wont stay runnin seems like the iac motor is not keeping up. So far we have replaced ...
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, high idle VIN: 2FALP52U4S
Hi fellow techs. I have this 95 ford taurus that has a high idle problem. we have tried a new iac valve, also cleaned the throttle and air intake assy. checked for vac. leaks with propane, also none found. when cold, the idle seems to be correct, but as the en...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDJS34F9S
hello,we are having a problem with a 95 powerstroke eating idm's. we installED the last one 2 months ago [5000 mile] at the same time we replaced all injector harnesses and valve cover gaskets.6/8 harness was burnt. vehicle is back with no-start.codes p1292/12... Trouble codes: P1292 (b2 short to ground/batt), P1293 (high side open bank 1)
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FTDX1864V
This vehicle was towed in with a no start Condition.Owner said he had driven it to local store & when he got ready to leave it would not start.Engine turns over fine,has injector pulse,but no spark.Checked for codes but has none.Fuel pressure is fine 40 PSI.Ch...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Air Bag VIN: 1FTNE24L4X
Hey fellow techs this E250 came in with a air bag light on. I have no communication with the air bag with the star tester,so that means no codes. It does have a new crash sensor because that is where the trouble tree took me.I have checked all powers and groun...
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FMYU22E7X
Vehicle towed to shop ck guages light on and oil pressure no registering. ck oil pressure mechanical guage o psi. 2 days ago cust had engine flushed at valvoline. oil clean removed lower oil pan. engine very clean customer stated changes oil every 3k but wife ...
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L radiator fans VIN: 3FAFP3136Y
the car came for that fans working all the time so we changed head temp sensor which in this car also for coolant temp sensor but it is still same we checked relays nothing please help us thank you
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FAFP36P2Y
Hello all, I have a Focus here I need some advice on. The complaint is that when getting off the highway and coming around a curved off ramp, the vehicle cuts out. It will immediately start back up and run fine. This only seems to happen when the vehicle has 1...
2002 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L power seats VIN: 1FMZU74E12
came in for power seats not moving, found adjustable pedals also inop.the light on the set switch does not light up when set is pushed. checked all fuses,power and grounds to power memory module and power seat. i have no info on this system. thanks for any hel...
1993 GMC Jimmy 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: IGKDT13W9P
Hi Techs, Vehicle came into the shop not running. fuel pressure was checked and had 52psi and would not maintain pressure. installed new pump & regulator now we have 62psi & it will not bleed down. It will run untill it gets hot and just shut off and not resta... Trouble codes: 22 (TPS Sensor too low), 34 (MAP Sensor or circuit too low)
1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTEK19R6T
This is getting very odd so hopefully someone can shed some light on this. This is my friends GMC and he called to say it died while he was driving it. They towed it to his house and I went over to check it out. Having him cycle the key I could not hear the f...
1998 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 7.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GDGC34J2W
The problem with this truck is very intermitant stalling at either idle or cruising at any speed. Codes are P0141, P0161, P1626, U1041. Failure records all indicate codes at idle with 0% tps. I have never been able to catch it stalling myself and the customer ... Trouble codes: P0141 (bank 1 sensor 2), P0161 (bank 2 sensor 2), P1626 (loss of VTD communication), U1041 (loss of EBCM communication)
1988 Honda Accord LX 2.0L master cyl.? VIN: 1HGCA5638J
please help. this vehicle came in from another shop looking for an answer. this vehicle came in with a low pedal. master cylinder has been replaced with 3 new ones. still have very low/no pedal. we have bleed the system with a vacuum bleeder as well as manuall...
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEM22592
vehicle has been in twice for m.i.l. [...] tected at sensor harness and p.c.m. harness connector unable to verify cause. throttle sensor comes with thottle body for 500+ dollars. has any one seen this before. Trouble codes: P0122 (throttle sensor low)
2003 Honda Civic DX 1.7L Air Bag Light VIN: 2HGES15193
Hello, Had a call, was asked if I do airbag work. Took in this job not knowing it was HONDA. Pulled out my 2002 OTC airbag/ABS tester and did a trial. Sometimes using the 2002 software works on 03 systems. This one showed 16 stored codes. 63580-63595 I bel...
2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L Suspension VIN: JNKDA31A42
Greetings techs. What we have is an Infiniti that is giving us a hard time. The right front wheel area is eminating a mystery rattle on small bumps or broken down pavement. We also replaced the lower control arms on both sides due to excessive play in the radi...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW68N1X
This jeep misfires on cyl #5 at all times. It started after being overheated badly. It passed the block test for headgaskets, has good compression, ignition is firing on that cylinder, and the injector is working. The spark plug is carbon fouled. While crankin...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Driver's seat inop VIN: SALPV1443T
The car had left front turn signal ON all the time. I just replaced Body control unit (BeCM), programmed it with Autologic. Everything went smooth, just when tried to go out, noticed that drive's power seat doesn't work. Customer said, that it worked. So I put...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Memory Seats , Memory Brake Pedal VIN: 5LMFU28A7Y
New heater core,no power seats or function of the memory brake pedal. When truck was first driven after the repair the main wire from the alternator back to the firewall was left off by mistake. We reattached and charging is fine. We checked the 30A fuse to th...
1993 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22B9P
thanks for the help in advanced, i'm not very experienced with drivability!!! this mazda came in to my shop and it had all the mentioned codes.it would intermittently run like poop and chug black smoke.the customer was also concerned about the oil leak into th... Trouble codes: 41 (vrs1 solenoid valve), 09 (coolant temp sensor), 17 (no change in left o2 output), 24 (no change in right o2 output)
1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, WON'T ACCELERATE VIN: WDB1070461
Hello Guys: Problem: Engine will idle (somewhat roughly) but WILL NOT accelerate beyond part-throttle; it bogs down very badly whenever we attempt to open the throttle. A new cap had been customer-installed so we verified firing order and timing (even tried ad...
1995 Mercedes-Benz G-320 3.0L Hesitation VIN: WDB4632301
At first i will start off with this G 320 is powered by the same motor and trans and a 95 E and S 320, This one idles fine as soon as you give it throttle it will stumble wont die, but wont rev. Fuel filter and pump are good, we had the throttle actuator check...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L No Start VIN: WDBHA28E0T
After replacing the head gasket, this car will not start. It has no spark and no injector pulse. Fuel pressure is ok. All electrical connectors etc are hooked up ok. We double checked cam timing and that is ok. We did have the battery disconnected during repai...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L auxfan VIN: WDBJF65F9W
1967 Mercury 4whdr 460CID interior VIN: F35YCA1739
I am looking for the interior wiring diagram for this pickup that I am restoring. I have looked all over, and cannot find a good diagram anywhere. I am hoping someone has this info somewhere that I can link to or have emailed to me. Thank You.
1986 Nissan 200SX XE 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JN1PS24S7G
Can someone throw this old dog a bone? Car starts good hot or cold, idles good hot or cold, but will cut out under moderate load only when cold & not up to running temperature. Brake tourque the car cold will cut out as well. Once this car is fully warmed up t...
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L all shifts VIN: 5N1ED28Y5Y
hey guys, hoping that someone out there may be able to help me out. This xterra grinds gears while shifting. It does it through all the gears but 1-2 & 2-3 are the worst. Sometimes you can feel the trans grind through the shifter and other times you can only h...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L Low brake pedal VIN: JN1DA31D72
Owner said the brake pedal became low (soft) after he had a sudden stop. The pedal will go all of the way to the floor. However, no brake or ABS light is illuminated on the dash. According to Alldata bleed procedure this is a split system. When I pinch the fro...
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L No Start VIN: 1G3WX52H6Y
Hello fellow techs, This vehicle orginally came in for an interminnent no crank which we could not duplicate and customer stated problem only occured every few months. Did a basic electrical inspection, noted a replacement starter and battery, 1 terminal repl... Trouble codes: P0340, P0385
1987 Plymouth Reliant LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1P3BP36D2H
This is my sons car and i am trying to help him long distance unfortunatly. Last July while he was home the car would not start one day. It had a code 26 and 27 at that time. Checked over and found a bad injector, (850 ohms). Replaced injector and engine ran g... Trouble codes: 26 (Injector peak current low)
1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L MIL Lamp on, gauges/trans/abs VIN: 1P4GP44R1W
with snap on 2500 scanner I have cannot get into the tcm or body control module unless I pull the ignition fuse in the power dist centre under the hood (40 amp maxi)then I can get into and read data on both. Here is the weird part if i put the fuse back in I l... Trouble codes: P1695, P1698
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
This guy was just driving by our shop when it decided to act up.Lucky me.Mil was on and we scanned misfire codes on 2 and 3.We then pulled the plugs and found them to be the wrong ones.Keep in mind it hadnt exibited any problem to us at that point.We put the p...
1997 Saab 9/3 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JKSF14XC45
this one is a little odd, hook up mastertech 3100 vetronix 2 codes present , 1st code 335 crank angle circ malfunction ?? just replaced with new oem for no start no pulse no spark,second code 304 miss #4 ok do base line, compression good all 4 ,175 across the ... Trouble codes: 335 (crank angle sensor malfunction circ a), 305 (misfire4)

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1992 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW53L4N
Crank sensor fixed this car. I thought the cam sensor told it when number one was up but new cam sensor with a magnet that would hold a 1/4 inch deep socket up was not the cure. Neither was a ignition module. Only one fellow said he had often went out and star...
1994 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR52L6R
Well customer has declined any futher diag. So I will never know if GM REMAN was going to be the fix, but I'm real sure of it. I had checked thouroghly and this system only has one knock sensor and all conections were tight and free of shorts or opens hence th... Trouble codes: P0325.
1997 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Fuel gauge VIN: 1G4HR52KXV
Well, I received several responses about additives in the fuel coating the sender and causing erratic readings. These were all from techs in Canada, but I figured it was worth a shot to try a fuel system cleaner before replacing the sender. I added a can of BG...
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W8V
Well guys, looks like we were alls fooled. I tried a new map, still had smae wacky readings at pcm. Although map voltage at map now tested .7v @ 21' vacumn. Scanner still showed 4.79v at all times. Proper signal was getting to pcm. Van still refused to start. ... Trouble codes: P0108.
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L abs VIN: 1GCEK19T1Y
almost all who replied had the same recommendation.we removed the front sensors and noted about a 1/32 thick piece of rust under the left front sensor.we cleaned the rust from the hub on both sides just to be sure.after reassembly and driving the problem was g...
1998 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, ROUGH COLD VIN: 2C3HD46J3W
talked to my customer again the other day and vehicle has only acted up a few times.he is reluctant to bring back unless it gets more consistent.seth from oregon suggested that a shorted o2 heater might be causing fuel mix problems for the first few minutes of...
2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L engine cooling VIN: 2C3AE66G12
Thanks for the help guys, we vaccum bleed the cooling system and everything seems to be working fine. this is kind of hard to believe but it seems to have worked. we are keeping our fingers crossed. thanks again the input was very helpfull. sincerly, shaun
1989 Dodge Shadow 2.5L No Start, Stall
I want to thank the people who replied. Most suggested a ground problem either with the main ground from the valve cover to the firewall or the pigtail coming off of the battery cable. A few asked about replacing the SMEC which had been done. Also the ASD rela...
1997 Dodge Neon 2.0L Cooling Fans VIN: 1B3ES47C1W
Thank you for all the replies; more than I could count. As I said before the relay is bolted to the inner left fender apron under the battery box. Chrysler suggests that the fan relay be replaced with a revised relay (p/[...]) and corresponding jumper wire...
1998 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L driveshaft? VIN: 1B7FL26Y4W
Well, as always thanks for the quick responces. I figured the antiseeze or any other lube on the yoke splines or output shaft splines would shut it up for the time being, and for 3 days now it has. I guess I was looking for a perminate fix. According to Ma Mop...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L P/S Pump VIN: 2D4GP44363
Thanks for all the replies. Customer has not returned for me to check any of the suggestions. He may have taken van to dealer to see if they would cover it under warranty. If he brings it back I will let you know my findings. Thanks again.
1985 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FABP28M5F
hi group sorry for the delay i had a couple of days off, so here we go, well as i stated prior thought i had missed a ground sure did, ended up opening up harness and found someone had taped ground up into harness go figure, repaired ground replaced the ect se...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTHX26FXS
Goodmorning to all, Thanks to all who wrote in on this f250 super duty. I recieved all the related tips and help proceedures I needed on this truck.Thanks to Brian and Rusty who talked me through the diag proceedures for testing the IPR and the IPC on this tru... Trouble codes: 1211 (icp pressure above or below desired), 476 (exhaust pressure ctrl valve).
1995 Ford Probe 2.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVLT20AXS
sorry for the long wait but let the customer take the car and tell us if it was fixed he was not returning phone calls untill I blocked my number then I got to talk to him and yes it is fixed both problems with the selector switch on the transmission thank you... Trouble codes: 668 (transmission range sensor ckt high).
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No forward or reverse VIN: 2FMDA5243Y
Last night I removed the transmission side cover and main control body and there it was, a broken pump shaft like most of you said. I disassembled the pump to inspect because most of you said this is a problem too. It wasn't real bad, but there was wear. There...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FAHP56S41
thanks for the onfo guys swicthed covers no problem
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L rear main seal VIN: 1FTSW31F32
turns out the metal sleeve shipped with the seal was important (did i say i read directions?...guess i didnt do that well...) so i put it on stopping the leak i created. still kinda think it was leaking considering where the oil was on the seal and no signs of...
1993 Isuzu Trooper LS 3.2L dipstick VIN: JACDH58W0P
thanks for the replies. this 93 has had a trans replaced with a latter model trans and there is no dipstick. there are two plugs in the pan. one is higher than the other and this is where you fill it. idleing in park warm. unfortunatly the trans still does not...
1990 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4FJ5851M
thanks for the reply. found broken valve springs on #2&6 cyls.replaced all valve springs vehicle ok.
1994 Jeep Wrangler S 2.5L spark,pulse VIN: 1J4F19P3RP
Thanks for all the input. The napa jobber who owns this vehicle gave me a crank sensor for a 95, Turns out that the aftermarket part numbers are different for 1994 and 95.replaced sensor and works fine. Thanks again
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L engine VIN: KNDJA7232Y
Thanks to all who replied. The noise was fixed by replacing the pcv valve. The old valve allowed full manifold vacuum to be created in the crankcase. This cause the rear crankshaft seal to vibrate as air entered through it. The oil pan must have acted as a hor...
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Cuts out VIN: SALJY124XV
Thank you for all your help. The speed sensor in the transfer case fixed the problem. Some said the speedometer is buffered whatever that means. That is why the speedo stayed normal readings. Again Thank you all for your help.
1991 Mazda MX-6 LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 1YVGD31B3M
this is car if fixed. it turns out the fuel was contaminated with water. we removed the tank and emptied it and dried it out good. put in fresh gas and away she went. added a bottle of heet to remove moisture from the lines and replaced the fuel filter also. t...
2000 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L odometer VIN: JM3LW28G7Y
The 3 replies that I recieved all said to replace the cluster, a $900 dollar part. The diagnostic procedure was, in my opinion, too simple. Though the tach and speedometer were working at the time (The odometer and trip odo were non-op) they failed the functio...
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1YVGF22D4Y
Thanks Phillip [...] you hit the nail on the head. It was a short in the signal return wire about 6' above where main harness goes through firewall. Repaired bad spot in wire and ll is good. Trouble codes: P0122 (TP sensor low input), P1125 (throttle position sensor intermittet).
2004 Mazda 3 S 2.3L antitheft VIN: JM1BK12374
Well this was certainly an interesting one. The one area that we thought would not affect the vehicle certainly did! The (electric) power steering basically shut down the whole thing. The right front side was affected by the accident in the first place. This m...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21D9X
Thanks to all of you.I replaced the 6 ignition coil , 6 spark plugs,and the air filter(all original Nissan parts),after 5 days the customer came back for a check up and there was no check engine light or code PO305,customer is very happy with the way the car r... Trouble codes: P0305.
2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13W7Y
after finding aftermarket vehicle remote start, traced wires and found a broken solder where tach signal was taken from. removed remote start and repaired wires. installed new ignition switch since wires had been tapped into those as well. seemed to take care ... Trouble codes: P0102 (mass air flow sensor voltage too low), P0340 (no cmp signal).
1991 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L engine VIN: JT3VN39W4M
Received many good ideas for this problem. Thanks to all who repsonded. A couple people mentioned to be sure the crank bolt was tight. We got about a 1/4 turn out of it before it hit 240 ft.lbs. A few mentioned the tourque converter bolts and they were tight. ...
2000 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2BG22K5Y
Got many excellent replies. The surge is gone!! it had the wrong type of sensor in it. the [...] still don't show up on my scanner. Don't know why, I still think this car has other issues. it was sold out of impound lot. It definitly had the wrong senso... Trouble codes: P1130, P0300.
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: YVILZ5649W
After reading the email replies and talking to the Volvo dealer we changed the baro sensor and cleared the check engine light. The customer said he would let us know if the light came back on and so far it hasn't. Hopefully, that will solve the problem. Thanks... Trouble codes: P0107 (Atmospheric pressure sensor signal low).
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