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1996 BMW 750iL 5.4L Ready codes VIN: WBAGK2327T
There are no codes in the computers and the MIL is not on. The problems is we have 5 not ready codes. Found on IATN someone with similar problem and no fix. Performed the drive cycle as explained in that article. Even performed this task on our dyno to control...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Misfire VIN: WBADM634XY
Hi Members & BMW techs This car that I am working on has code 242- misfire cly. 5. After sitting over night Eng. rough running on #5 momentary goes near 5 while all other cyl are near zero. When halfway warmed up, # 5 cyl. rough running goes to 0.5 and when fu... Trouble codes: 242 (misfire cyl 5)
1993 Buick Skylark Custom 3.3L interior lights VIN: 1G4NVQ4N8P
vehicle came in for interior lights staying on, wont shut off and lights not going off w/ key on engine running. tested all switches and dimmer switch--all tested ok- replaced multifunction module w/ used one (discontinued part). lights go off after about 2 mi...
1999 Cadillac Eldorado ESC 4.6L heater control VIN: 1GGET1299X
hello, i have this 99 cadilac that intermittently has no radio, heater control. or power seat. sometimes everything works and other times 1 or more things not working. this problem started about a week ago. problem will occur with first start of the day. i hav...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L ignition-dash VIN: 15DF5E6HKU
next time it died it shut off then dash gauges came back tried to restart crank but not fire at this time no service light try to restart it to check for spark and it started it never dies long enuff to find an answer any ideas
1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX06E1W
i have perforemed all test through alldata and it has all passed but iam still getting code p1665 i perform a evap vent soleniod test on scanner and it fails and puts a code po440 but i cant find any leaks i dont really want to throw parts at it so if anyone c... Trouble codes: P1665
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L heeter core VIN: 2GCEK19T9X
Customer brought truck in with a noise coming from the dash with engine running. The higher the RPM the louder it gets. Whir/hum noise coming through the heeter core. If you pinch off heeter hose the noise stops. We flushed cooling system and heeter core seper...
1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G1NE52J7X
Car was sent to me after above codes were retrieved and parts were replaced. other tech said he tried coils and ign module with no change.he said the valve springs checked ok and compression was fine running and static. car still ran poorly when cold, and had ... Trouble codes: 102 (maf sensor low frequency), 304 (4 cylinder misfire), 341 (cmp sensor circuit), 410 (air pump system)
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GNDT13S52
Hello menbers, this one seems as though it should be simple but we are having a difficult time. First of all the customer came in with a complaint of the 4WD staying in 4LO. When we investigated, the system was oerating normally. The other complaint was that t... Trouble codes: U1000 (class 2 serial data problem), P1345
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H7S
Hello chryslers finest. This Cirrus is in here for the first time. Vehicle was towed in with a crank and no start symptom. Cranks over well. I have no spark, no injector pulse, and no fuel pressure. I can trigger fuel pump and I get good pressure. I have tried...
1985 Dodge Caravan LE 2.6L cold idle VIN: 2B4FK51G4F
Have had van in shop for 2 weeks. Runs great after warm. Choke seems to work but does not have idle up. please help. Brian [...]
1995 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1B3HD56F3S
Vehicle failing gpm-readings emission test; barely passes percentage-readings e-test; OBD I vehicle. Elevated HC & NOx levels. Lots of recent related repair work/"usual suspects" (all OEM parts!): plugs & wires, EGR valve, intake gaskets, oxygen sensors (2), P...
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L resists shifting into 2nd VIN: 3B7KF23W72
Vehicle hesitates to shift into 2nd gear, if play with the throttle it does upshift. After you get cruising and has shifted, seems fine until you hit a hill. Then it down shifts prematurley and stays there, until play with throttle again. I did in fact check c...
1967 Ford MUSTANG 289CID ac control VIN: 7R02T14323
i am unable to find vacuum diagram for a/c - heater controls. it appears to have all hardware. if someone can email or fax vacuum diagram it would be greatly apreciated.
1986 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMDU15H7G
this truck came in with poor idle .found carb gasket blown and the spacer gasket blown on back left of carb and egr plate the egr was bad also.the problem is replace gaskets and cust drorve truck home after 100 miles gaskets are blown again.i have checked spac...
1993 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Temp & Oilp Presure VIN: 2FACP71WXP
I suspect a voltage control problem. This vehicle has a new Alternator wich changed nothing. when I raise or lower the power windowes the guages deflext more towards max and realax a little when i let up. all other guages and lights are unafected. Help me mr w...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Altenator VIN: 3FALP6531W
When you start the car the alternator shorts out at the main power wire and causes small fire. Replace alt with no change. What is causing the short...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTDX1866V
Idle stays high when shifting. If trans is put in nutral while going the idle will stay at 1,500 Rpm's until you stop, then Idle returns to base idle (800) Rpm's. Customer has replaced IAC motor and no help. We have cleaned MAF elements, cked for vacuum leaks ...
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDSS34F8W
check for no start concern and found that the wait to start light flickers and that the idm relay chatters. some times idm relay will chatter for a while ( no start ) and some times it will work ok and it will run . no codes .replaced relay, idm , pcm with a k...
2003 Ford E-350 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTSS34F93
well this is my first diesel so you will have to bear with me this van was towed in for a no start. customer stated it has been taking longer and longer to start and finally a no start. towed car in charged up batteries and cranked but would not start. gave it...
2003 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53U53
this car was towed in with no start, started at the shop of course checked fuel preasure 38 to 40 at idle coustomer said it acted up on the highway freeze frame showed only 5 psi at 67 mph and 2300 rpm engine lite on and PO 0191 does anyone have some insight t... Trouble codes: P0191
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L 3-4 shift VIN: 2HKRL1869Y
this van came for a routine transmission flush & fill, we used a transmission flush machine and exchanged about 8 litres of oil. we used dexron 3 plus the friction modifier additive for honda, the customer drives off with the vehicle, and the transmission star...
2001 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD28471
Hello Honda techs. This car came in today with mil on and customer says that once in a while it will shake and run rough. Had a P0420 converter deterioration code. First test for code is to clear codes and hold rpm @ 3000 until fans come on. After about 30 sec... Trouble codes: P0420 (Catalist deterioration), P0403
2006 Hummer H2 6.0L Sunroof VIN: 5GRGN22U66
Has anyone experienced a fluttering of the roof panel at high speeds. This vehicle has slight panel deflection of the roof while closed causing a "flutter" while driving. Dealer was no help, no posted concerns on GM site, roof has no center latch; uses guide r...
1990 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ58L7L
I have a no start condition with this vehicle, it will start up & immediately go dead. If you hold in the start position it will keep running. Does this model have a theft system. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Steven
1994 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start, Hard start VIN: 1J4FJ68SBR
Need some help on this one. Cust said would not start intermittently,I found it would sometimes have long crank then start, sometimes crank good then hesitate like very advanced timing then start, sometimes start right up. Checked for codes, found code 54, che... Trouble codes: 54 (no cam sync when cranking)
1996 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L fuel guage, tach guage&speedometer VIN: 1JFT6850TL
O.K. guys here goes, this jeep is acting up and i can't figure it out. the fuel guage goes to pass fuel and the low fuel light comes on and when that happens the tach goes to zero and so does the speedometer or it acts erratic at times. on the snap on scanner ...
1999 Lexus ES300 3.0L Traction Control VIN: JT8BF28G5X
Had a regualr customer stop by today with their MIL and Traction light on. He said they both went on at the same time today while driving through some standing water. He only had time for a quick scan, couldn't hang out for diagnostics. Mil code is a p0441 -In...
2000 Lexus LS400 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT8BH28F7X
hello lexus tech's this ls400 has a hesitation on tip in on accel and idling in park.i found that the throttle control motor was out of spec on a resistance test.i replaced the throttle body which came as a complete assembly with the control motor,accelerator...
1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Engine VIN: JM2UF6149L
The Truck smokes(blue) really, really bad on cold start up. Let it warm up for about 5-10 minutes and it is fine until you leave it for 4-5 hours. It seems as oil is being sucked in through the intake. I thought for sure it was the valve stem seals but they ar...
2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L valves VIN: 4F2YU08142
Howdy all, We are next (and last) to chase a misfire on this vehicle. Apparently we were the first to consider a compression test, and of course we found a low cylinder. Leakdown test confirmed a valve, so off came the heads. Misfires were for cylinder number...
1967 Mercedes-Benz 300 SE .0L waterpump VIN: 1080151200
i have a european model benz with a bad water pump that is mounted behind the generator and driven by the generator..cannot find any sources online for this model of water pump any suggestions would be greatly appreciated..thanks
1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D 3.0L fuel gauge,temp gauge VIN: WDBAB33C2F
The problem was after repair the trans or problably thi is a coincidence,went i turn the light on and move the car about 5 mph all the needle in the dash start to move up and down,the seat belt light start blinker,and the alternator do not charge and thi is th...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L fuse no. 7 climate control system VIN: WDBBA48D9H
First let me thank you for taking the time to respond to my request for help. It is much appreciated. Ok the customer brought the car in complaining that the blower fan was not working. I check the fuses and fuse no. 7 was blown. Installed a new fuse and blowe...
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2MEFM74WXX
This car was driven into the shop. It ran very badly and barely got into the bay. It stalled and was hard to start. Checked fuel pressure and it was 0. Installed a new fuel pump and filter, pressure now about 40lbs. Customer happy and I'am happy. Week later cu...
1990 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L speedometer VIN: JN1HJ01P6L
the speedometer mirrors the tachometer, if we disconnect the speed sensor the speedo doesn't react. with sensor connect you rev engine in park and both the tach and speedo rev. check vss and it checks out o.k.. think that there is some induction in the wiring ...
1996 Oldsmobile Achieva SL 3.1L engine VIN: 1G3NL52M5T
vehicle came in rough idle and throwing code 301 cyl #1 misfire checked coils, plugs, plug wires, injecters, injector pulse, compression is good across the board ignition control module is ok no matter what i do it has cyl #1 misfire
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G3WH52M8V
i need help i have a 96 Olds Cutlass Supreme 3.1L no start has fuel pressure and injector pulse has no spark the ignition module,crankshaft sensor,camsensor and all three coils still to no avail NO SPARK!!! wiring passes tests of having voltage and grounds whe...
1997 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52KXV
Yhis car has all of us baffled misfire counter for #6 cyl climbs high and does misfire. Have tried (yes I threw parts at it ecspecially after commons were out) spark plug, cable, 3x6 coil, reman fuel injector, used pcm. Engine misfires at idle and if throttle ... Trouble codes: P0300
1997 Other European DB7 3239CC Warning light VIN: SCFAA4122V
This car is basically a rebaged Jaguar. Most of the electrical systems are like similar year Jags. The passive anti-theft warning light which is a red LED underneath the clock is flashing a code 21 beginning one minute after the engine starts. This is the syst...
1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NES2TXV
Engine has dead miss constantly. Initially thought ignition, checked spark plugs, OK, gapped .060. I don't have special plug wires to test ignition secondary voltage, so I switched coils in cover, miss stays with #2. Installed new coil cover, switched spark pl... Trouble codes: P0141 (O2 Sensor Heater Circuit B1S2), P0302 (Cyl 2 Misfire Detected)
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L TCS light on steady VIN: 1G2WP52KXY
Sets a U1304 immediatley after clearing- in the EBCM. The code says that the EBCM did not recieve data from the PCM on the UART data line. TCS off light is always on. Tech 2 can access data from PCM and EBCM antilock datalist. But when I select TCS data list I...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NF52T61
Hello, this car has a very intermitant no start when cold only. If the car sits overnight it may not start in the morning, sometimes it will start after a few tries, or it may take up to 10 minutes. Once the the car was towed in, would not start (started up wh...
1989 Porsche 944 2.7L No Start VIN: WP0AA0941K
This car in with a complaint of fuel leak at rear of car and idle flucuates up and down at idle. Replaced fuel fed and return hoses at fuel tank. Tested operation of throttle switch and o2 sensor. Replaced throttle switch (idle rest postion not working) and o2...
2000 Saab 9-5 Gary Fisher 2.3L No Start VIN: YS3ED55E0Y
car towed in with no start,checked for spark, spark ok,checked for fuel pump operation,no fuel pressure replaced pump and rechecked pressure,pressure at specs but car still no start. car will start if you spray fuel into throttle till fuel used up then car wil...
1999 Subaru Legacy Limited 30th Anniversary 2.5L Power Window VIN: 4S3BG6858X
Hello all, Vehicle originally came in for a non-functional P.S. window from the D.S. switch, would work from the P.S. switch fine. I replaced the D.S. master switch and all was fine. The next day the customer comes back saying that the D.S. window would not w...
1990 Toyota Tercel 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JT2EL43B1M
car has bad surge when vac sensor is hooked up when unhookedcar has vac leak but no surge .looks like all this sensor does is tell computor how much vac is present am i wrong and if thats all it does why do i have a idle surgealso did a envirotek before proble...
2005 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L No Start VIN: 1NXBR32EX5
The veh starts and after 3 sec dies, already checked security system is OK (security indicator stays off when ign on), I have checked fuel pressure is ok, but I have spark and injector pulse for a short time while cranking. I also tried resetting the Inmobilze... Trouble codes: P2118
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...
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Turbine sensor VIN: YV1TS9OD5X
car came in with check engine light on.had code P0717/turbine speed sensor problem.not much info on mithell so i went right to scoping wires,found that wires had about 7.02 volts when the vehicle is running, glitching about every 200 milliseconds.scoped sensor...

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1996 BMW 320 2.0L Air bag light VIN: WBABE520X0
Thanks for all the responses. Tom from Monterey Bay Motor Works hit the nail on the head. He said that the communiactions line was being brought down by a control unit, not necessarily the SRS module. After locating a wiring diagram, I found that the 'K line' ...
1997 BMW Z3 Roadster 1.9L Radio VIN: 4USCH7325V
Thanks for all the helpful replies. All were almost right. We left vehicle in accessory position with radio on and battery charger attached on low. Checked car about every 15 minutes for about 1 hr and 45 minutes. Code wait became code--- entered code and all ...
1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WBADE62030
Hi Gents, Thank you for the information I changed the cam sensor and the customer has not come back. I told him he needs futher work inthe future for the other codes. Trouble codes: 27 (adaptive fuel mixture), 139 (activation map cooling), 18 (oxysensor ageing before cat 5-8 cylinder), 10 (oxy sensor before cat cyl 1-4), 112 (camshaft position sensor).
1999 BMW M3 3.2L abs / dsc VIN: WBSBK9336X
Sorry this took so long, the customer picked up the car a couple of weeks ago and brought it back yesterday, 10/23. Thanks for all who replied. We took everyones reponses into consideration. The control module runs about $1000.00 so we double checked the wire ...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L parking pawl VIN: WBAAM334XY
The transmission serial # was not within the range for the updated output flange. I did not get this one fixed as the customer chose to not spend any more time on the problem.
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L alternator VIN: 1G6KD52YXT
after two used instrument clusters I finally talked the customer into a rebuilt cluster and that fixed vehicle after theft programming
1989 Chevrolet Blazer Silverado 5.7L Poor Fuel Economy, KNOCKING VIN: 1GNEV18K8K
ign spark control was changed and tried, very lettele knock at this time
1994 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G1FP32P6R
Thanks to all who replied--Several of you had mentioned that even new delco distributors can be faulty. Also plugged exhaust is a common problem on these. Alas my brethren, the fault here was the ignition coil. Even though it was sparking 3/4 inch spark, appar...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L srs VIN: 1GNDT13W1W
Hello All, Tech 2 does not have scan data for the discriminating sensors. I found a poor contact at the left sensor connector. I cleaned both connectors (right and left sides) and could not get trouble code to come back. Thanks to all who replied
1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L odometer\ p r n d l indicator VIN: 3C3EL55HXV
Sorry I didn't respond right away. First of all, thanks to all of the tech's that replied. The greater majority of the replies pointed to the printed circuit of the cluster. I did remove the cluster and determined that it was defective. I called the dealership...
2004 Dodge Durango Limited 4.7L DVD Player VIN: 1D4HD58D54
It appears that the vehicle could have been made with or without the video prep package if it has the package all the wiring and the bracket is allready installed under the headliner which was the case with this one.Easy installation except when you cut thru t...
1989 Ford Taurus SHO 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FABP54Y6K
First of all I would like to thank all who assisted me with this Ford Space Shuttle. I replaced the IAC valve per one of the replies. The vehicle seemed to be cured. That was over two weeks ago. Due to the intermittent nature of the symptom I can only say it h... Trouble codes: 15 (KOEO PCM ROM Fault), 19 (CONT. CID fault), 19 (CONT. CID fault).
1994 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L battery VIN: 1FTCR1445R
I received 5 replies to my help request, for which I am grateful. Unfortunately, I did not receive the diagram I was seeking. I did, however, find a supplier of the no longer available harness kits in WI, and am awaiting the part.
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L Transmission VIN: 1FALPS2U3T
Sorry for the delay. Vehicle finally showed up for repair. We installed a new Cam sensor and synchronizer assembly. Then synchronized the sensor with voltmeter with help of IATN. We now have no codes present. Vehicle runs great with exception of hard 1-2 shift...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Serp Belt VIN: 1FMDUZ4E4V
Well the customer has returned today for an oil change and all is fine. I know that cutting the balancer was wrong but it for some reason worked for now. The replies were mostly to check the ps pump for the pulley sliding out on the shaft. This truck has a pul...
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L radiator fans VIN: 3FAFP3136Y
thansk to help offers we finally found the problem it was bad ecm thansk again
2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L fuel won't fill VIN: 2FAFP71W91
thanks for all the help and ideas. the problem was the canister purge solinoid was stuck closed. what i did was disconnect the line at the base of tank to atmosphere and than fueled vehicle fuel went in. replace solinoid and canister and was ok. the evap syste...
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L radio&wipers VIN: 1FMPU18L01
thanks to all that replied ck mlp switch ck ok brian [...] hit the nail on the head when i got in truck today after all the rain last night the floor was wet water leaked from windshield onto gem modual and fuse box sealed winshield and replaced gem modual
1995 Geo Metro 1.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C1MR2262S
Sorry it took so long to close...got too busy and spaced! Anyway the fix was to bypass a cruddy harness connector near distributor Trouble codes: 12 (all is well).
1997 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK19W0V
Thanks for the helpful replies, I replaced the distributor and this one is fixed. Since cam retard was at -23 I decided to look into this further. The 4.3 liter is not adjustable like the 5.7 liter engine. I removed the distributor cap and found excessive play... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random cyl. misfire detected), P0151 (O2 signal low bank 2 sensor 1), P0137 (O2 signal low bank1 sensor 2), P0131 (O2 signal low bank 1 sensor 1).
1974 Jaguar XKE 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Runs Rich VIN: UE1S244160
I really learned something on this one. After 30 fun filled years of repairing British vehicles this is one situation I had never encountered before. Four of the 18 replies hit the nail on the head. Jesse from DC, Phillip from GA, David from Great Britain, and...
1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L A/C compressor VIN: SALPV1447X
Hello All, Sorry for the long delay in posting. The customer was to return after a business trip but I have been unable to reach him.I only got three replies. The most promising pointed to the A/C clutch relay in the fuse box.I have had a lot of pronlems wit...
1994 Mazda MX-3 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: JM1EC4354R
3 replies. two said replace maf even if it checks good. one said to check for air leaks in snorkle. no leaks. replaced but nothing changed. wont run long unless unplug maf. customer is going to pick up. thanks for trying.
1995 Mazda MX-6 2.0L high idle VIN: 1YVGE31C2S
Thanks for all the good help. I found that the throttle stop screw had been tampered with at sometime. Adjusted it and all is well. Thanks again some of you hit the nail on the head. I should have gone over the basics.
1997 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGE22C4V
First I would like to thank all of the people that responded to my help request. I thought the same thing that all of you did. All symptoms pointed to a vacuum leak. It had skewed fuel trim, lean O2 activity, low manifold vacuum at idle, and a rolling/rough id...
2000 Mercedes-Benz G500 5.0L Evaporator VIN: WDBEG421XY
I did not receive any R&R information but did get that it pays 18.2 hours to do the job. My tech did the job by taking pictures as he took it apart then refered to them going back together. It did not seem near as bad as an S class. Thanks for the 3 replies I ...
1988 Mitsubishi Van 2.4L low power VIN: JA4FN44L2J
First, I apologize for the late response, I had waited, in part, to make sure the vehicle did not return as I was not overly happy about the whole repair. I recieved three replies: 1. Directed to a dirty MAF, 2. suggested a lean condition due to clogged inje... Trouble codes: 01 (o2 sensor), 04 (baro sensor).
1995 Oldsmobile Achieva S 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G3NL55D1S
Thanks for the replies but we have not had the vehicle back in the shop to continue testing. Will update with new post if anything changes. Special thanks to Allen for double checking the prom. Trey
1999 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G3HN52K8X
Thanks for all the replies,most were about compression low on that cylinder.We talked to the machine shop that did the heads and told them our problem.They suggested shimming the rockers to see if that would let a valve seal but no luck.Finally ended up removi... Trouble codes: 300 (cylinder 3 misfire).
1993 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L Hesitation
I have to close this request as the time has run out. I still have the car but have not been able to spend much time on it as its been raining for almost 14 days now so as soon as it dries out i will get back to it and i will respond personally with the info o...
2000 Saab 9-3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD78H2Y
Hi there, Thanks again to all who responded. We had several people say that these often get cracks on top of the tank around where the pressure sensor fits, and to close the shut off valve with the tech 2 before smoke testing. We Dropped the tank and checked... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP Serious Leak).
2000 Subaru Outback 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH6657Y
Finally sent this one on it's way. Thanks to all who responded to this post with their suggestions. I checked the valve lash, it was fine. I checked the guides inside the exhaust ports they were OK. The coil/igniter pack looked perfect but I tried a new one ... Trouble codes: 301 (Misfire Cyl. 1), 302 (Misfire Cyl. 2), 303 (Misfire Cyl. 3), 304 (Misfire Cyl. 4).
1987 Suzuki carry 1.3L clutch VIN: 354GHTRE78
was able to find a rebuilder to reline clutch and all is well
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TAWM72N8T
There is no belt on this motor Matt its a chain I was able to verify that cam and crank signals were in fact in psync by dual scanning both sensors at the same time at the PCM on vantage and they aligned perfectly.Todd has said this year had problems with TPS ... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crank position sensor A curcuit Range / Performance Problem).
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Air Bag Light VIN: JT2BG22K6W
I thought I closed this one already but I guess not. I had the pleasure of having a local aftermarket remote car start installer cutting and scotch connecting into the ECU ground. I didn;t see the splice as it was taped up under the left front kick panel. We...
2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TBBT4815Y
Thanks to all who replied...I went to the dealer and they had to get the wrty administrator he was the only one who knew about the 7 year or 90,000 mile extension on the front O2 SENSORS ONE had failed but they replace both under the wrty at the same time they... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155.
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 3VWSE29M22
Thanks to Lon from California, who told me about a probable internal problem, i was checking and tranny did not slip; it did not have oil burned; and it didn't has DTC related -however i would not discard an internal problem-. Thanks to Rowan from West Virgini...
1995 Volvo 850 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1L5512S1
sorry customer decided not to persue any repairs as car is being traded in Trouble codes: P0730.
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