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2000 Alfa Romeo 147 2.0L Poor Idle Quality
Hi Techs, Have this Alfa with broken T-Belt and all valves bent.Installed reman cyl.head,new T-belt+all pulleys and car runs great the only problem is rough idling when cold.After warm-up the idle is almost fine.Found plugs #2 and #4 slightly wet.Replaced plug...
1997 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUAA88G7V
Hello, This car is the reason im the only tech now.We had a con artist tech got caught selling a bunch of work this car didnt need. the whole front engine bay was almost completely removed in the past 2 weeks.we have found the engine speed sensor wires broken ...
1997 Audi A4 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEA88D6V
Hello group. We have an a4 here that we could use some help on. It is the 2.8l sohc engine. The car has no power on accelleration and there were several codes stored in the system. Erased codes and it seemed that p0304 and p0305 come back on every road test. S... Trouble codes: P0304, P0305
1985 Chevrolet K10 Scottsdale 5.0L Hesitation, Loss of power VIN: 2GCEK14HXF
Hello, As you can see this truck has had it's share of new parts. The customer has owned it since it was new and it started this symptom... roughly about a year ago. The list of parts are what he replaced both hoping to fix the problem and also as maintenance...
1991 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 5.7L All engine wiring VIN: 1GBHK34K7M
Gentelmen, Need help finding a wiring harness. I realize this is not exactly a parts finder site, but I have just about exhausted all my options. I have posted part request with as many internet used part sites I can find with no luck.. I need a complete engi...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.4L timing chain
hello there. this lumina came to me with a customer who said the timing belt was broke.well the timing belt is not broke and the cams or the intermediate shaft doen't move. the engine turns over.is there any common problems with intermediate shafts breaking? o...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13WXS
hi guys hope you can help truck came in with 2 rich limit codes in it fuel pressure ok but not holding. poped the upper intake to find the regulator leeking replaced the reg cleared codes and all was well for a week now the stupid thing is back with a po420 ca... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172
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
1996 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L pump or box VIN: 1GCEK19R9T
This customer came to us with a intermittent lack of power steering. When it happens the truck has no power steering assist! the only problem is I cannot get it to act up. The fluid is in good shape not perfect but not bad. The pump and box look to be in good ...
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...
2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L Transmission VIN: KLAJB522YK
Vehicle tracks straight accelerating or decelerating aggressively or mildly. The only time it pulls is when it shifts. When it goes to shift in the middle of corners the problem is exaggerated. It feels like the problem is in the differential as if its transfe...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L engine VIN: 1B7HF13Z8V
Hello Techs, This truck has been a tough one. When the engine is warm, it will miss at idle, feels like a bad plug or wire. Has recent spark plugs, wires, cap and rotor. I scanned the computer and has no codes in memory, when looking at misfire info, ONE time...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L starter VIN: 3B7HF1327V
This is about a 1997 dodgweram 1500 ex cab 4x4 truck . It runs great has no codes have checked all of the following and are ok ( fuel pressure, ignition, vaccum leaks) CAn not find anything faulty? You will have to hold the key for about6 seconds or so before ...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28Z5X
this is a 99 durango 5.9 ltr. the vehicle will usaully run fine untill warm, once it wouldn't start even cold. after warmed up vehicle dies and dash gauges go to 0 digital mileage indicator flashes no-bus signal. when vehicle cools off dash works again when ig...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44321
We checked for codes and found evap codes p0442,p0455,p0456 Most of the time the gas cap is the problem so we put one on from the dealer but this was not the problem. The next time it came in we went by the book and did a leak check on it but did not come up w... Trouble codes: P0442, P0455, P0456
1989 Ford Bronco II Eddie Bauer 2.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMCU12T1K
See above. Trouble codes: 41 (EGO reading system lean)
1992 Ford F-250 Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 2FTHFZ6H1N
Gretings to all this truck was towed to me from another shop they installed a starter.The customer left the truck with them for a week before picking it up.In the process of moving the truck for alternate parking the truck started and died with no restart.They...
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJE34M2R
this diesel van won't start unless you give it a touch of starting fluid then it will stay running fine until you shut it off, it won't start up if you let it sit for more than a few minutes. then you have to hit it with starter fluid. this engine has a mechan...
1996 Ford Escort 1.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP14JTT
cust complaint runs rough- test drove vehicle drove good except s.e.s. light on. pulled in shop had code p0304 cyl#4 misfire, did basic checks found orig. plugs and wires and pcv. airfilter broken and old fuel filter and dirty t-body did serv. with new parts. ... Trouble codes: P0304
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX18W4W
hello: this must be my week for problem child fords! i have this p/u that intermittanly has missfires on cylinder 3 it is not temp related sometimes it will last for a couple mins. or up to 4-5 mins.of course when it missfires the ses light blinks untill it st... Trouble codes: P0303
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5149W
Vehicle came in with a code P0174-Bank #2 lean. After checking the O2 sensors we had replaced 3 months ago (with OE parts) and checking for vacuum leaks we replaced the upper intake gasket and isolators. Vehicle was OK for about a month and now the MIL is back... Trouble codes: P0174 (bank 2 lean)
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FDXW47FZX
1999 ford f-450 mason dump body. 1-2 gear shift is stiff through its entire range of motion, up-shift and down-shift. gears fully engage and do not pop out under any circumstances. also, there is no grinding while going into either gear. all other gear shifts ...
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMZA5147Y
hello fellow techs. hope you can help me with this one. this windstar will make chattering or ratling noise going down rough brick streets. i thought that the caliper slides were worn out. customer had had a brake job done at another shop. the noise is still t...
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FMNU41S5Y
Help.This car came in with the code PO310=cyl.#10 misfire,the injertor is ok but is not receiving any signal,did any of you had this problem,could it be the ECM.Thanks Thomas [...]. Trouble codes: P0310
2003 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTYR11U13
here i go again i have a 03 ford ranger with a idle missfire and rough idle now i have done running and static compression test 60 psi running on all cyls with up to 100 psi snap or gulp on all cyls, 125 psi static, i have also did smoke test on the intake and... Trouble codes: P0306, P0316
1992 Geo Metro 1.0L no 1-2 unless manually shift VIN: 2C1MR6465N
Customer came in with transmission slip. Due to high cost, customer wanted to replace with used unit. Installed and drove. vehicle starts out in 3rd gear. Took valve body out of old transmission and installed and drove, all ok. next morning went to redrive and...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Lighting VIN: 2HKRL1868X
I have this van in here with the parking lights staying all the time. It originally came in a few weeks ago and I found the control unit was bad. I replaced the control unit and everything was fine. It now came back and the owner says the lights are staying on...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L power slding door latch VIN: 2HKRL1864Y
Hello Honda techs, we have this van here that has the same problem with both rear power sliding doors. The doors will both close but will pop back out 3/8" or so at the rear after the full latch was to have taken place. Can't really find any definite info on w...
2001 Jaguar XKR 4.0L Alignment VIN: SAJDA42B91
We are performing a rear camber adjustment on this Jaguar. Does anyone know the amount of change, in degrees, that the axle shim creates? The shims come in 0.5mm increments, 3.5mm to 7.5mm, and we need to change the angle 1 degree. Any experienced help is appr...
2003 Kia Sorento EX 3.5L engine VIN: KNDJC73303
vehicle brought to me after engine repair, loud tapping present at all times plus after engine warms (about 20-30 minutes) it starts to smoke(bluish) and gets worse the longer it runs. unknown if vehicle was smoking or noisy previous to engine repair. unkown w...
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Knock sensor code VIN: 4M2DV1111V
Vehicle keeps registering a P0325 code. Repaired connections as mentioned above as per recommendations. The knock code returns immediately after being cleared. The TPS and trans fault codes take several drive cycles to reappear. Don't want to tear the intake o... Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock sensor), P0120 (Throttle position sensor), P0731 (1st gear ratio incorrect), P0732 (2nd gear ratio incorrect)
2002 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2MEFM75W22
Car was brought in with complaints of high idle, hard shifting and stalling in reverse. Will also stall in drive, though prominently in reverse. Car surges under light throttle. No trouble codes stored in computer. Have replaced IAC and MLPS(scanner still show...
1994 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L torque converter VIN: JN1HJ01FXR
I posted a help request on this vehicle 2 weeks ago. We have wittled our problems down to one. (previous symptoms included no upshift out of first, and a bad slip shift into second. Both were very intermittent. The car left the shop and all were very happy. Cu...
2000 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L door locks
Sorry no VIN. I'm at home. Today had a Maxima come in with door locks inop from both switches and remote. tested for battery voltage and ground at smart entrance unit-ok. tested the unlock and lock circuits from the left switch to the control unit-ok. that is ...
1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3AJ55M1S
Fellow techs HELP this car came in with code of p1650 found blown inline fuse for the egr valve / evap can purge solenoide valve replaced fuse, mil came back one only code is p1650 this qdm the way i read it is egr and tcc lockup apply solenoids 3 on egr one o... Trouble codes: P1650
1974 Nissan 260Z 2.6L No Start, STARTS IDLE NO POWER VIN: RLS3000025
car towed in no spark put new dist assembly in has spark now car will crank but will not fire fired once when move dist 1/4 turn very low idle about 30 second tried push gas down to rev engine up no response then stalled & wouldnot restart also would not fire ...
1993 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L Hesitation
Hello to every one, and all techs in the Saab world, i need your help. I have here a 1993 Saab 9000 turbo chassis#[...]. Its a right hand drive car and its engine is 2.3 litres. I had the car in my shop a few months ago...
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L dead battery VIN: 5TDZT34A91
Help Toayota techs. I have this toyota that has a 1/4 amp draw and battery goes dead enough not to start in 2 days. I have unplugged about everything I can. The PCM, Body Control module, Alternator, removed the radio and unpluged all the plugs inside the vehic...
1995 Volkswagen Cabrio 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WVWBB81E9S
I am having a problem with the ignition system of this car. During cranking I have a good spark but when the starter is turned off the spark goes away (now I say that when the starter is turned off, because I know about the ignition switches and I am using a r...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSA81H7T
Hello to all. This VW came into the shop for failing emissions. The MIL was on and the corresponding code was P0501 (16885 manufacturers) Vehicle speed sensor problem. We verified the speedo was not functioning and wiring tested fine so I installed a new VSS. ... Trouble codes: 501 (Vehicle Speed Sensor Range/Performance)
1999 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L Master Cylinder? VIN: 3VWDB61E5X
We don't see many Volkswagens or do much brake work so any suggestions you have will be appreciated. The car came to us with a compalint of an intermittent brake noise and an "intermittent" soft or low pedal. A test drive and inspection show a constent low pe...
2002 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L low power VIN: 3VWCP21CX2
Question 1 how dose the ecu know the boost pressure? I cant find a map anywhere? Question 2 what is the most likely cause of the code The wastgate valve moves as it should with activations using vag-com. If the problem is in the turbo assymbly, do we have to r... Trouble codes: P0234
1998 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L temp gauge VIN: YV1LS5671W
The temp gauge never moves from cold. I can't find any reference in alldata to help, but it gives me the impression the gauge is fed by a bus circuit and not a seperate sender. What tests can I do, or common problems are there? (I grew up on American; this one...

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1986 BMW 528e 2.7L left turn signal VIN: WBADK8302G
Thank you for all the help, it wound up needing a turn signal switch. Fred from NY gave me an excellent description of how to test it properly. I think I probably over thought this one, thinking it must be some crazy module or something. All the replies were h...
1987 BMW 325i 2.5L a/c VIN: WBABB2302H
we found the system had to goback to the reg.R12 in the system to get it to cool It Drop 20' at the vent with the r12 in the system so I guess some of the system can't work with the Freeze 12 but it working OK. with the r12. thank everybaody for the Help.
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM5334X
as always,thanks to the people who took the time to respond.the car has been gone for two weeks,i feel confident it is fixed,however,the fix seemed to easy.maybe someone else that has seen this before-or knows more about this could add a response to help us al... Trouble codes: 106 (vanos mechanically stuck -exhaust cam).
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y6V
Thanks to all who replied, Like many of you had said, the problem with this one was the fuel fump. At idle I had 50 psi, but when you would accelerate the pressure would drop down below 20 psi. I replaced the fuel pump and everything is ok now. Thanks again to... Trouble codes: P0131 (O2 signal low B1S1), P0151 (02 Signal low B2s1).
2000 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS54Y2Y
thanks to all who replied. the problem was the quality recycled engine lol. the cam timing was off one tooth on one bank. i don't know if the insurance company is going to total the car or try another junk motor. I did not like the engine before i put it in (n... Trouble codes: P0300.
1992 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L no start VIN: 1G1JC1449N
ecm was programable, was able to re-program with mastertech, spark and fuel ok. pin-out test of ecm was ok.
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 4 wd VIN: 1GNDT13W2W
Sorry if any of you wasted time with this. As I mentioned, I checked all the fuses just to be sure I didn't miss anything. When I found no power on one of the leads going to the module, I supplied it directly and everything worked, including the dome light. I ...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L battery drai VIN: 1GCEK19T6Y
this one turned out to be rh seat switch always on. we hada warm motor under seat this also explained why our draw was on then off then on. it was the circuit breaker responding to the switch being on all the time. many responses were correct on this one. than...
2000 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GBJK34F1Y
this truck had the injector pump replaced at a gm dealer approx 6 mths ago. still was under warranty. vehicle was finally towed away. we asked cust to let us know what the final fix/repair was and as of yet we have not heard. we received replies to check for g...
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J71
Thanks everyone,the TSB 02-06-03-005 fixed the problem. After cutting off old wires, I pulled on them and it broke where the wires inside were broken. Thanks again for all your help. Lee Trouble codes: P0113 (intake air temp. ckt. signal high), P1111 (iat ckt intermittent high voltage).
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Lack of power VIN: 1B7KF23Z81
Thanks for the 10 replies.Most agreed that we must have a timing problem causing the low vacuum which we figured had to be the culprit.After using another test guage we discovered that in fact the vacuum was at 17.5' not 14'.Engine running properly.The fix was... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire), P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire detected).
2002 Dodge Durango SLT Plus 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B4HS58Z22
Do to the inability to duplicate the problem Im forced to close this help request, if we are ever able to duplicate this problem or find a fix in that. I will post it thanks for all the help.
1993 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 5.0L flywheel VIN: 1FACP42D6P
thanks for all info changed flywheel and clutch assy repaired vibra tion ,it was a remanufactured flywheel that i used ,when we pulled it apart noticed flywheel had africa stamped in it thanks again
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA514OT
thanks for all trhe great replies.i did a fuel injector cleaning with 3m injector system cleaner and the problem seemed to go away so for now i would say it's fixed.thanks again to everyone Trouble codes: P0303.
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L Stall VIN: 1FTHW26G5V
As of my post update, I have not heard from owner about what the trans. shop did for a repair. The replies were varied. Many think the trans filter fell off, some say ground and/or wiring shorts, neutral switch, speed sensors, low trans fluid will cause a stal...
1999 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L oil pressure VIN: 1FMYU22E7X
Thanks to all who replied. Jerry [...] was right. He stated had one did same thing. 4.0 SOHC engine. Pulled oil pump drive back out of engine, went to local core supplier. Pulled oil drive from another 4.0 and mine was atleast 1/2 inch shorter. Grabbed ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1FTNF20L93
pulled tank & fuel pump, pump filter has some kind of sand covering it, cleaned tank & replaced pump, all good for now, manager of company that runs truck says he had a problem employee, he may have added the sand, will wait & see.
2003 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L transfer case VIN: 1FMDU74K33
Remembering I had an intermittent steady knock on decel only in Auto/AWD & a binding front diff that was getting hot and noisy, here is a summary of the 4 responses: 1)check the front driveshaft, it may need teflon grease in the splines. 2)sealant could be clo...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L no turbo boost VIN: 1FTUW33P54
Hi, thanks for all the awesome responses. We did as many of you suggested and removed the bullydog and sent vehicle to a large ford dealer in vancouver. Problem was the turbo actuator and siezed in the 80% position and this was causing all the problems. thanks...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2HKRL1861Y
Hi All, I got some very consistant replies. These vehicles can have either type tensioner on them. Bod [...] suggested I call the dealer with the vin to determine which one I have, and thats what I did. I have the the oil filled auto tensioner. Most replies ...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Clutch Hydraulic System VIN: 1HGEM21964
I would like to thank all the guys who try to respond quickly to my post. Special thanks to Larry from Pennsylvania, Wally from Ontario, Joe from Pennsylvania, and Mike from New Jersey as there responses are very helpful. Anyway, ALLDATA explains how to Bleed ...
1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L MIL Lamp on, No communication VIN: KMHWF35VXX
Hello, thanks for replies. One person suggested trying a modis instead of the older MT2500. Two other people replied with suggestions related to the car rather than the communication issue. We were not ever able to resolve the communication problems. The M... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor logic), P0335 (ckp sensor a circuit fault), P1134 (b1s1 o2 sensor transition time), P1372 (ckp sensor segment time aquisition problem), P1529 (snapshot request via can tcm).
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM89C83DE9
I finally took this vehicle to the dealer. The input speed sensor was the problem. I tried all that was suggested like checking grounds and fuses but was never able to communicate with the vehicle. Thge dealer helped me out and we got the customer back on the ...
1996 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Driver's seat inop VIN: SALPV1443T
I checked again connectors at the BeCM. One little pin in the multiconnector moved away, and there was no contact. Everything works ok now. We do not have many Rovers here. It was the third 1996 model with turn signal ON all the time (even with ignition OFF). ...
2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on, NO POWER UNDER ACCEL VIN: SALNY22252
hello,guys ,well i am back but with sad news,first i want to thank eric [...],apeter & the other guys that sent me information on this matter. as i was told we replaced both vis motors on top of intake plenum, yes, by replacing motors or valves , p... Trouble codes: P1470 (vis valve always open or short to ground).
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L head VIN: JT8UF11E6N
Thanks for all your thought guys, Bill from Maryland E-mailed me a complete Diag tree. Upon removing the push button assemblie I found that it had a burnt smell to. Took it apart and it was just burn black. So we replaced it, eveerything is a-ok now. Thanks fo...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL 5.0L compressor VIN: WDBGA51EXN
Thanks for all replies. 300 millivolts seems to be the proper ac voltage from the compressor speed sensor. I will need to pin out base module and the control head when the car returns for re-inspection. I will update with a fix if and when it is fixed. Thanks ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L codes VIN: 4JGAB54E5W
sorry took so long. I am the only tech here and we had a really busy week. the fix as all 14 responded was the maf sensor. It had a good wave form but the voltages were lower than they should have been thanks alot Trouble codes: P0170, P0173.
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L esp,bas VIN: WDBRN47J82
Thank you to all that took the time to read and repley to this post.The A7/7Y1 (BAS solenoid valve)which is part of the brake booster was at fault.The only test that I found in the WIS was a resistance test of 1-2 ohms at pins 14&43 at N47-5 and mine was withi...
1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 1C3NF54L5J
Wow!!!, all of you technicians are right on the bulleye. I took the trans. side pan cover, inspected tcc solenoid-look very normal. Resistance the same as the new tcc solenoid. I replaced the tcc solenoid and trans. filter kit-Fixed the problem. I would like t...
1993 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L inop VIN: 1G3CW53L7P
this one is the perfect example of why you shouldn't just swap parts. tsb's told me to replace pump relay and so we swapped out 2 relays with 2 others in the car. it turns out we had another bad relay in the car. so to make a long story short it was the relay....
1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L cam shaft VIN: 1G3WH12M5V
Thanks to everyone who responded. We took the lower intake off and found the cam shaft was broken in the middle just behind the middle cam bearing, all cam bearing had wear and the middle cam bearing had spun ( no noises were heard before the cam broke) ( note...
1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L Stall VIN: 2P4GP2438T
To all the Great Techs out there. The crank sensor was the culprit. As soon as my brother-in-law removed the sensor, it fell apart. It is really great to have all this help when you have a family member in need 500 miles away and you can't go out there persona... Trouble codes: 12 (11 -), 11 (43 -), 43 (55 -), 55.
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 ([...]).
1989 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT2SV21E0K
thank you all who took time to respond. i got suggestions of a locked up converter, carboned up throttle body, tps needing adjustment, egr leaking, air intake boot cracked/split, and timing belt slip. checked all suggestions. the fix ended up being a heavily c...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L door locks/alarm VIN: JT2BF28K1W
thanks to those who replied, all said that the wiring in the door breaks and causes all kinds of problems including clicking noises from the door locks. one person said that some high powered c/b raidos will cause the alarm to falsly go off? well hope this hel...
2002 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Engine VIN: 4T1BE32K12
FIXED:FIXED:FIXED TGIF The tining chain wear was extensive enough to change the valve timing at idle. It had not jumped teeth, nor effected the balance shaft system which is in no direct contact other than gear to gear mesh with the crankshft in side the oil...
1988 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 16-Valve 1.8L No Start VIN: WVWHC0167J
Thanks to all that posted. As it turned out the square wave from the hall in the dist. Was not going all the way to ground. I installed a new dist and all is fine.
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: OWVWMA63B6
Thanks first off to everyone. The throttle body and Maf were the culprits. After servicing the throttle body and adapting it,the car got worse. I would completely loose communication with it at times. When it was replaced and the new unit adapted, it ran alot ... Trouble codes: P1426 (EVAP purge valve), P0118 (engine coolant temp sensor).
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3W2E29M2YM
Thanks guys for your replies. This car had two different problems. The O2 sensor (B1S2) was dead. I used a scope and propane tank to find that problem. That fixed the O2 DTC. For the stall and hesitation, I replaced the throttle body and used my Solus to run t... Trouble codes: 16524 (O2S Sensor Circuit B1S2 No Activity Detected), 17550 (Load Detection Lower Limit Not Reached), 17606 (O2S Sensor Heater Circuit B1S2 Electrical Malf), 17953 (Throttle Valve Regulation Malfunction).
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