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1996 Acura TL 2.5L No Start VIN: JH4UA265XT
Hi Acura techs, What caused this crank/cam sensor overheat and melt the Resin out ot the peace that is behind the cam sprocket? This towed in from customers garage, they had no problems 'till after sitting 3 days it cranked and would not start. Cranks ok for m...
2000 Audi S4 2.7L Misfire VIN: WAUDD68D0Y
having a little missfire problem with this car. It is missfiring on cyl #1,2,3,&4. Customer was here about a week ago with #5 missing and a month before that with #1 missing. But no o2 fault then. Checked for carbon and all cyl's looked fine, last week. It onl... Trouble codes: P0300 (random missfire), P0301 (cyl 1 missfire), P0302 (cyl 2 missfire), P0303 (cyl 3 missfire), P0304 (cyl 4 missfire), P0134
1989 BMW 325i 2.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: WBABB2300K
Hello BMW techs; This 325ic appears in decent condition. The current owner bought it as a theft recovery. The only damage we can see from the theft is the missing ignition tumbler. The symptoms were there when he got the car. The engine stumbles severly on any...
1993 BMW 325is 2.5L Mechanical VIN: WBABF3319P
hay guys this is my car i have a rattle on start up for a few 2-3 sec after its been ran for awhile mabie an half hour or so then left to set for 2-3 hours also rattles on take at off about 1500-2500 rpm sounds like the vanos is worn am i on the right track if...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6341Y
all data has no info for this code or were the part is help Trouble codes: P1145
1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L starting VIN: 1G4HR52LXR
i am trying to find out how to by pass vats system with resistor. i called dealer, i have code 9 key resistor. what do i need to get for the by-pass, is there a chart for the key codes. had in mind going to radio shack and getting a resistor. thanks in advanc...
1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KS52Y4R
Vehicle brought in with running problem. Would kinda idle ok at times, but the second you touch the gas pedal it dies out. Found intake gasket leaking, so I replaced the gaskets. Found that the PCM someone else installed was for a 1995 with a different prom in... Trouble codes: 80 (System Rich)
1994 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KY5290R
Help!! Cadillac Techs!! The Demons of code 25 and code 83 are Possesing this Northstar!! The idle is erratic and surges- it will reset the code 25 first and if it runs for 2-3 minutes, it will also reset the 83. We scope tested both crank sensors and the cam s... Trouble codes: P0025, P0083
1999 Cadillac Escalade 5.7L start/stall VIN: 1GYEK13R8X
I have to tell you the whole story I think itís important, Iím the second owner, had 30k miles when purchased. Had no problem until I [...] to New Orleans july1 04. I was ready to leave this Saturday am and it will start then die repeatedly, after 1.5ho...
2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: W06VR54R0Y
please help! i have this cadilac that will stall and will not start at times. and sometimes it will just not start at all. also the trans will go into limphome mode. sticks itself in 4th gear.and the trans light on dash will flash.it has done all symptoms at o... Trouble codes: P0455, P0703, P0727, P0140, P0160
2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GYEK63N02
Hi guys, got a strange one here. Vehicle came in with history codes p0102, p0171 and p0174. Has already been to dealer twice. I verified the wiring repair over the front drive shaft. They did an excellent job. At some point the wiring had shorted out blowing t... Trouble codes: P0102 (low maf frequency), P0171 (fuel system lean), P0174 (fuel system lean)
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Mechanical VIN: 1GCDC14H2J
Hi everyone, have chevy truck with brake trouble. Feels like doesnt want to stop, been doing this for a long time but came in shop with no pedal. Brake line rusting into along frame rail. droped fuel tank replaced entire line, front pads and rear brake shoes.t...
1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L cooling system VIN: 1GT0K14K5L
Truck had a head job done 2 yrs ago it lasted for about a year he went back to the same placxe and they replaced it again showing him the right headgasket. The customer stated that the gasket was severly detiorated from heat. At the the time his temp gauge did...
1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Surge, Cuts out, bucks, jerks VIN: 2GCEK19K6L
ok folks put your thinking caps on for this one. 1990 k1500 5.7l extend cab pickup. customer states when driving and using either headlights or turn signals vehical wants to cut out and die. test drove and verified the compalint:(..yep when i was driving @60mp...
1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCDC14H3N
1994 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Inop 3rd & 4th gear VIN: 1GCDC14Z7R
This one has me stumpted. The orignal customer compaint was that the truck would not go over 40 miles per hour. The transmission was toast so we had it rebuilt. The builder said the 3rd and 4th clutches were nothing but metal shims and all of the clutch materi... Trouble codes: 24 (No VSS signal), 72 (No VSS Signal)
1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L drive line VIN: 2GCEK19R1V
This truck develops a vibration at 60 mph and above only on accelleration. If you dont accellerate hard, it won't vibrate. It feels like drive line. You can make the vibration come and go by pushing on the accellerator or letting off. It will do it in 3rd or o...
1997 Chevrolet K2500 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GTGK29J2V
Hi technicians, thank you for your help. This vehicle came in a couple weeks ago with a rough idle when cold. Found injectors leaking down. Replaced leaking injectors and vehicle started fine cold the next day. Customer came back after about a week and a half ...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L head gasket? VIN: 1G1JC1243X
Car came in complaint was ran hot lost coolant. Replaced the stat, topped off the coolant made sure the fans ran, drove it a bit. Car was good. Came back a week or so later. Same story. Check cooling system for exhaust gas, hc was over 2000 with traces of co2....
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCDM19W5X
Listen to this nightmare, replaced this Astro engine with used from 99 s10. Transferred intake and a few accessories. Now it won't start. It sounds like it is out of time, but I am sure distributor was put back in the exact same spot. Dist cap and rotor were c...
2001 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W11
hello everyone, we have this astro van that came in with a no start,we replaced the cap rotor and wires due to misfiring and wetness under cap.van started but runs on only 3 cyls.cyls #2,3 & 5 are not working.customer had no other problems before no start.we h... Trouble codes: P0300
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L torque pull VIN: 1G1JF14F75
Vehicle was in minor collision in front. Replaced upper tie bar rt headlamp, frt cover etc... no structural or suspension damage. A 4 wheel alignment was performed - Lt camber: -1/8, Rt camber: +1/8, Rt caster: +3 1/2, Rt caster: +4 Toe: 1/32``. Rear: camber b...
1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H0T
We keep getting a recurring P*** code in this car, with very infrequent driveability symptoms. Initially, it came in with a rough idle and surging, we felt it while pulling into the shop, then it quit and has been fine for almost 2 weeks. It had a P*** in memo... Trouble codes: P****
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 3.9L CAB Module VIN: 1B7HC16XOW
Hello pulling my hair out here. We have this dodge pu with rwal and no speedo with the anti lock light on. NO check eng light or codes stored in the pcm. Cant test the rwal because I dont have a DBRIII. We replaced both trans output and rear speed sensor ( onl...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R1X
1985 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.0L driveline VIN: 1FTDE14F4F
Hi guys got a hair puller here.customerstates that he was at freeway speed(65 for this guy)and van suddenly developed a vibration. he hauls a fair amount of weight in van and knows about cars.had tires balanced and u joint replaced at another shop,no help.van ...
1989 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Lighting VIN: 1FMEU15N8K
Need to know the location of the trailer lights relay. This vehicle has the Ford trailer package on it. MOD and FORD EVT manual both say this relay is attached to dash panel. Thanks for any help. John
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTEX14H4N
Engine is misfiring all the time on cylinders 3 & 7. Spark plugs are worn about .010" over specs., cap, rotor and wires appear OE, but not in bad condition. Swapped plugs, misfire didn't follow plugs. Cranking compression is good in both cylinders. Both have g...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L injection VIN: 1FTHX26F4S
We have leak down from the oil tank feeding the high pressure pump. Filling the oil tank after an overnight shut down will result in an instant start. However if tank is left empty there is an extended crank period to start. We need to find the check valve tha...
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)
1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L Belt Tensioner VIN: 2FTHF5SCA7
This truck seems to have a serious problem eating belt tensioners. The last tensioner we put on was the fourth tensioner that has been put on with a life expectancy of between 10-20k miles. But its ready for another one now. It seems to be wearing away the alu...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L flex plate VIN: 1FMDU34X6T
truck has a broken flex plate again has anyone ran across this repeted problem on the fords before crank shaft end play seems good thanks for any help scott
2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L timing marks VIN: 1FMPU18L1Y
Hi guys,working on expedition. When pulled timing cover off their are no good timing marks that I can find.Mitchel is not real helpful. it is supposed to havegold links but cannot seem to find them. Was hoping somebody ha a different way I could line these up....
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L shifting VIN: 1FTSW31P23
hello we installed a customer supplied BD engine brake performance trans in this vehicle. The customers complaint is that it used to go to 4000 rpms before shifting at wide open throttle, now it shifts at 3500. I am useing a pds scantool on this and have insta...
1997 Geo Prizm LSi 1.6L Left Rear Brake VIN: 1Y1SK5261V
Hello, After we did a rear brake job, this car has a knocking in the left rear wheel that shows up when you brake moderately hard from over 30mph. The knock increases in frequency with more road speed, in other words, the faster you're going when you step on ...
1998 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L Fit & Finish VIN: 1G2FR365XS
there is a clunk coming from the right front while driving over washboard surface roads .the right front tire has to be on the rough patch of road for this to happen.we have love for all obvious causes to no evail.this is a 4x4 jimmy by the way.
1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L Temp Control VIN: 1GKDT13W0W
I have been pulling my hair out on this one! Came in with complaint of Full Heat at all times. Codes B0408 (Temp Control #1 (Main) Circuit, B0415 (Temp Control #1 Circuit Low (Feedback Circuit Low))and B0416 (Temp Control #1 Circuit Low (feedback Circuit High...
2004 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4.2L check four wheel drive lamp VIN: 1GKET16S84
after extended trip 200 to 300 miles owner returns home and parks suv. after cool down of one to two hour on restart check four wheel drive lamp comes on and dial for the four wheel drive goes blank. system drives normal. on next start all is ok. no codes stor...
1993 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L rear brakes VIN: 1J4FJ78S96
hello everyone, this one has me in knotts. I have a 93 jeep cherokee the customer brought in with a concern of pedal spongy, and brakes will not lock up. fellow technician has been working on vehicle. This vehicle has been in before for same concern. so far th...
1996 Land Rover Discovery SE 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: SALNJN1248
Land rover Techs please help. I have a discovery here that will set this code within a week of clearing ecm.I have done valves on one of these before but it was an obvious problem. I have yet to experience a missfire conditon on this vehicle but customer says ... Trouble codes: P1316
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8BF28G0W
Ok Im stumped on this one... I have this lexus that the best description the customer can tell me is that this problem happens after being driven for 50+ miles. I was able to duplicate it once. It misfires the MIL light comes on and the above codes are stored.... Trouble codes: P0171, P0300, P0302, P0304, P0306
1998 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 5LMPU28L7W
Hi Guys, We have a idle problem with this one. New plugs,egr,fuel filter,timing chains,checked coils and wetness around the pcv hose. We did compression checks ranging from 180 to 195. No check engine lite is on. We have plenty of power when stepping on it but...
1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L wiper system VIN: WDBGA33EXS
If 12v is connected to wiper motor wipers will operate in low speed. Combination switch appears to be OK. Voltage out of switch changed as switch was changed from intmit. to low to high. Wiring diagrams I have do not match this vehicle. I suspect wiper relay b...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L gear shifter VIN: WDBNG75J9Y
This car will not shift out of park. There is virtually no information in Mitchell, I tried to access information on the Mercedes web site (startekinfo.com) but even being willing to paying for it I could not find enough info to start. The shift solenoid is cl...
1994 Mercury Cougar XR-7 4.6L no 3 or 4th gear VIN: 1MELM2W7RH
This belongs to one of our salepeople. 1st and 2nd shift are good but no 3rd or 4th gear. I guess it is possible there may be 4th gear but was afraid to run the engine rpms any higher. Not a Ford tech so what usually breaks in these? I do not have the ability...
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50U4V
Light comes back after a week of operation. Cannot set the code test driving with the proper amountof fuel. Trouble codes: 1443 (Evap Purge valve malfuncton)
1991 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Charging VIN: JT3FJ80W6M
Came in dead battery, charged, tested, battery, tested alt.ow output at idle, replaced alt. Same result, Sent both alternators to rebiulder, both tested fine. Drop tested all curciuts related to alternater, .204 or less. Replaced battery no improvment.
1980 Volkswagen Rabbit 1.6L low flow from tank VIN: 15A0816614
On this VW Rabbit, there seems to be a low volume flow from the port on the bottom of the fuel tank which feeds to fuel pump inlet(about 8 " away). There is no filter on the inlet side. I am thinking that there must be some sort of screen or filter inside the ...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L SRS light VIN: 3VWUA81H7W
This vehicle was recently purchased by one of our customers from a local used car dealer. The symptom is the SRS light comes on itermittently and does not set a code into memory. Sometimes the light comes on steady, blinks or flashes, or it will come on errati...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMD23B0Y
This car came in with a check engine light on. I pulled the codes and it had a p0441 which is for the evap. canister purge flow. I did some checks and replaced the evap canister purge reg. valve, cleared the codes & sent it out. A week later car comes back wit... Trouble codes: P0420, P0432

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1994 Acura Legend L 3.2L Cooling fans VIN: JH4KA7666R
Turns out that the cooling fan timer that is under the passengers footwell was the culprit. I took it apart and found a bad solder joint. I resoldered it and it now works properly. Thanks for all the help.
2001 BMW 540i 4.4L Pedal Pressure VIN: WBAAM53467
I pulled the slave cylinder to check the position of the plastic self adjusting ring on the pressure plate. It seemed to be in a fairly relaxed position, much the same way as the old pressure plate came out in. So I removed the clutch again, using the shop pre...
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L trans solinoid's VIN: 1G4GD22135
Ok the battery thirmister fixed the car!!! the alt is now charging at 14.5 volts. One other thing I should have mentioned is that the problem I was having was only happing at peek alt voltage. The miss would happen when the alt reached 17.5 volts.Also the alt ...
1995 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6KY5298S
Problem with this vehicle turned out to be a head gasket, i did a hidrocarbon test on the radiator reservoir and shure enough i had 450ppm at start up, the other test i did was preassurize the cooling system and checking each cylinder with a boroscope and afte...
1990 Chevrolet Corsica LT 3.1L Late Shifts VIN: 1G1LT54T3L
Well it's fixed. Most replies refered to a throttle pressure problem. Either a worn throttle pressure control valve worn or a cable out of adjustment. It ended up being a cable adjuster that would slip and allow the cable to come out of adjustment. Put on a ne...
1994 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNEL19WXR
i performed a fuel leak down test and it dropped of right away , contacted customer told him would need to remove the plenumm to check for fuel leaks he did not have the finances at this time. I really appreciate everybodys replys i do believe it is the fuel s...
1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.7L Transmission VIN: 1GTEC14R9V
Hi Guys, This one is out the door and fixed. I was pretty sure the noise was coming from the converter/pump area and that is what most of you suggested. I did have a couple mention flexplate problems but my thinking is that that type of noise wouldn't go away ...
1997 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Starter VIN: 1GCCS1440V
Thanks to the guys who helped with my request. They were all great suggestions. Vehicle came back and customer said fuse blew out again. Put fuse in and vehicle started great, for 6 times then started making noise. Listening closely, it sounds like starter is ...
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L fuel guage VIN: 2G1WF55E12
Thanks again IATN Folks we are Batting a thousand. It turned out to be the sending unit as suspected. The Follow up test that were recommended took the Guess work out of the diagnosis. Thanks Mike Cox
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L front of engine VIN: 1GNDS13SO3
Thanks to all that responded. As most everyone noted the noise is coming from the fan clutch. We performed the computer reprogam as per T S B and thought it was fixed but customer called back a few days later and said the noise was back. We are trying to get h...
2003 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L Wheel Bearing VIN: 2G1WH52KX3
Thanks to all that replied.(Tried to answer all personally,but I had slight problem with my E Mail).Responses ranged from 'noise travel'(other side we have all seen that!)to other steering system components. A few guys said possible tire problem. That was it! ...
1998 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L Seat Belts VIN: 3C3EL55H7W
Thanks to all that replied, this car did not have pretensioners as some of them do in later years, this car did have a Seat Belt Module located inside the center console at the back of the handbrake lever. Once we got the right diagram we found the ground circ...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1BZHF16ZXX
customer needed vehicle for work has not brought back for repairs appriciat your help intake manifold seam logical but could not confirm problem
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 3B7KF23Z6X
Thank you all for your help. I found the intake gasket was alright, I suspect the injectors need to be cleaned. Have to save that repair for when customer has more money. Thanks again.
1993 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, Will not accellerate VIN: 1NFDU32X5P
The fix for this Explorer turned out to be replacing the computer. Thanks for all the replies gentlemen. Trouble codes: 159 (KOEO MAF Signal Higher or Lower), 172 (KOER Lean Bnk 1), 137 (KOER Rich Bank 2).
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Altenator VIN: 3FALP6531W
Great advice gys. I replaced the main power cable that is running to the alt. Once I replaced that it was good to go. I apperiate all the help... I hopefully return the favor. Thanks again.
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55U2Y
Thanks for the replies- the Taurus back on the road. Phil from NY had the approach we needed. We took his advice and tested the coil primary with a labscope and a low current probe. The pattern ramped up normally, but instead of dropping off sharply, it ramped... Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353, P0302, P0306.
2000 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L battery VIN: 2FMZA5246Y
First, let me start by saying I found I had a bad scale on my meter...then, thanks to Duane and Ward who advised me that the vehicle has a 30+minute 'Sleep' cycle...after it went to sleep, I began removing fuses and isolating circuits: I found, to my surprise,...
1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTEK19R6T
Tons of feedback on this problem and I thank everyone of you. Majority said the connectors melt where wires enter fuel pump hanger. Removed pump and inpsected all looked okay, but back to basics again! Tied a 12 volt test bulb at the inside connecotrs and it w...
1998 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L signal lights VIN: 1GDJG31F9W
Found some one had jointed lt turn signal light to rt tail light under drivers seat. This was at another shop and they spent days on it. thanx for the help.
1997 Honda Accord SE 2.2L Brakes VIN: 1HGCD5606V
Thanks for the replies, the vehicle has not been back yet. Most replies said to use OE pads, which we do use. To clarify- the noise does not sound like brake pad noise- it is more of a squeaky rubber type sound but only just before you stop while braking. I wi...
1988 Jaguar XJS C 5.3L Compressor VIN: SAJNA5849J
I received 4 replies, 1 suggesting the coolant sensor for compressor lockout which tested OK. The other 3 suggested a defective ECU which I confirmed by twisting it when the problem was present. The customer declined repair & said that he could live with it. (...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L clock VIN: SAJHX1749S
Thanks to all of you who respondeed; most said clock unit is not repairable. Common problem on these cars. I ordered a new unit. Thanks again.
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Rear windows VIN: SAJGX2742V
Thanks for all 6 replies, you guys know your stuff. The switch in question is part of the right rear hydraulic cylinder. With your help, we accessed the cylinder, retested at the switch to confirm our diagnosis, replaced the cylinder and all is well. Many than...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L heater core VIN: SAJDA01D1Y
Thanks to all that replied. I know that most of you,like me, must read/respond from home or before/after shop hours. So thanks to all. I had four respond with help. Most suspected a restricted heater core. I failed to mention that when I flush a cooling system...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 5.2L hard start cold VIN: 1J4GZ58Y7R
Sorry for delay, customer just returned car for repairs. As test indicated, everything pointed to a faulty pump module. Removed gas tank and found that a new module had not been installed, just a new pump. replaced with a new module assembly and problem fixed....
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L front suspension VIN: 1LNHM87A9Y
The majority of replies told me to check the sway bar to body bushings. It seems these are a problem. I brought the car in checked the bushings & replaced them. The noise is now gone. Thanks
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SDL 3.0L all shifts VIN: WDBCB25D1H
good morning!!!this car is fixed and ready to be delivered. i tried everything everyone suggested, my ovp was good, i fixed all vacuum problems - bad vacuum pressure control box(blue box on l.f. fender) replaced vacuum box on injector pump, checked transmissio...
1994 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Engine compression VIN: WDBHA28E3R
This puppy is up and running.It appears to have been valves hanging up probably due to carbon on valve stems. A couple of you adviced me on this through the emails. We hooked her up to boost on the charger,disconnected air tube from air mass meter (to ensure m...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L No Start VIN: WDBHA28E0T
Thanks to all those who replied. The problem was the engine wiring harness as most of you mentioned. The wire to the crank sensor was the culprit, it was all crumbled inside.
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L A/C vents VIN: WDBJF55F1T
Thanks for all the replies. The system was slightly low of freon. Recharged and system works correctly now. The pressures looked great! Go figure! Thanks again all.
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L caliper VIN: WMWRC334X2
got several messages with the proper torques and have finished the work
1997 Mitsubishi Diamante ES 3.5L readiness test VIN: 6MMAP37P5V
george was right about the gas tank had to be 3/4 full temp on engine had to be the right temp set in computer thanks for all the help iatn is the best place to get help thanks to all the guys
1994 Pontiac Firebird 5.7L Headlights VIN: 1PABP23X6G
the only information I got that was somewhat related was to look at the headlight switch and it's o.k.
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L tcc solenoid VIN: 1G2NE52E9X
after alot of testing it ended up being a broken wire (brown wire) at trans connection. it was the wire coming from the tcc solenoid going to the pcm. it had come apart inside the connector right at the trans. thanks to all that had replied. eric
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, ONLY ON IDLE VIN: 4S3BE6862Y
well after going through the entire system and finding all of the management components in good shape,we went to the mechanical and the only thing we found was that the two exhaust valves on the side that was setting the missfire codes had been installed to ti... Trouble codes: P0302 (number 2 cylinder missfire), P0304 (number 4 cylinder missfire).
2003 Subaru Forester X 2.5L MIL flashing VIN: JF1SG63633
I want to thank everyone who responded to this post most hit the nail on the head with the check connector plugged together. The body shop must have done this when they reinstalled the wiring harness under the left side of dash. Thanks again to Brad, [...]...
1992 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start VIN: 1NYAE941NZ
sorry it taking so long for me to get back to you but i have not beeen able to spend much time on this seans posting. i'm very busy & alittle short handed right now. customer is not in big hurry so soon as i get any more info. i will post it thanks for all the...
1998 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L Throttle sensor ? VIN: HDJ101-002
Received 5 replies with thanks particularly Mr. Obaidul from Banglades. This diesel LandCruiser was not OBDII compliance. It had a 23-pin Toyota diagnostic socket at the right fender. Shorting TC and E1 terminals as according to Mr. Obaidul yielded fault code ...
1998 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Ride VIN: 4T3ZF13C2W
After changing every mount drum rotor axle and tire. My new mechanic got a new wheel for it and started trying it on all the corners. It finnaly fixed it on the right front. I Have checked every wheel and tire for bent and balance. I tried this wheel on a Toyo...
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