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1992 Audi 100 S 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUBJ54AZN
grettings to all,this audi came in on ahook for no start,no spark and fuel injector pulse.I found that the crank gear spun on the crank and affected the sync of the cam and crank sensors.I installed anew gear on and reset the belt.The car started for about 20 ...
2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Ride Height VIN: WA1YD64B92
When this car sits on flat ground the suspension will stay level. If you park the car on an incline (tail higher then the front by 7" or so) the left front sags down. It takes about 1 hour for it to drop. We have inspected the left front air bag and lines for ...
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L air bag VIN: WABN53491J
Had a car come in from used car lot that was a repo. Had a airbag code 02 for pretentioner and a battery disconect code. I have no information from all data how to troubleshoot any help would be greatly appreciated
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon Collector's Edition 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G4BR82P1T
I have this Buick that is giving me fits. It quit on the customer going down the road, he said it was just like he shut the key off. Brought it in check fuel pressure and spark has both sounded like it was out of time. Pulled plugs fuel soaked replaced them, s...
1988 Cadillac Seville 4.5L ac VIN: 1G6KS5155J
I hold in the auto and warm button on display and codes will not clear,checked all temp sensers and pressure switch.I've got the BCM out,just tring to make sure this is it,cause its probably going to be a used part or repaired.
1990 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL133OL
at times on key up check eng lite on ,charge lite on, clicking from pass side dash display goes out. will do it running at times. Trouble codes: E047, B0334
1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1FP2259R
i'll get to the point. This camero is driving me nuts,it goes intoan extended crank after a hotsoak (no spark injectors are pulsing).It came in with a code 82 Ign ctrl 3x signal error.We pulled flowchart forthe code 82 the sensor warm was 1.119k ohms well with... Trouble codes: 82 (Ign.ctrl 3x signal error)
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Cuts out VIN: 1GCEK29S5R
fuel solenoid driver is faulty. can anyone tell me if a spec exists for testing the fuel solenoid? not the shutoff solenoid. thank you.
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, excessive crank time VIN: 1GNDT13W3T
This vehicle is mainly in for excessive cranking time. In January the vehicle came in for a long crank, and rough idle and no power it was diagnosed and fixed by replacing fuel pump, than in September the vehicle was towed in for a no start, there was no fuel ...
1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCDM19W5X
This van was towed in for a no start, engine cranks normally, but about every revolution fires violently through the intake. Came in with a crank sensor code, scoped signal, not very good, replaced, no change. Also checked crank circiuts per trouble chart. Fue... Trouble codes: P0337 (Crank Sensor Circuit Low Frequency)
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCJK3918F
truck was brought in 3 weeks ago with poo93 trouble code stored in pcm.customer complaint was when pulling a trailer or under load engine has no power.stop truck turn off ignition restart truck & power was resumed but mil still on.i completed diagnostic chart ... Trouble codes: P0093
1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Instrument /wipers VIN: 1C3EJ56H2X
I have a customer who says when her car sits out in the sun and the interior temperature rises, the digital odometer as well as the wipers witll not work. The odometer displays one "0". The wipers will not work at all. If car is put in garage or shade, all ...
2000 Daewoo Lanos SE 1.6L No Start VIN: KLATB2264Y
Dawoo experts This car sometimes blows the ECM/IGN fuse at start up After checking codes we looked at the tps on the modis and it seems to sweep ok.WE looked at a wiring diag in Mitchell on demand and see a evap sol.but we can not find it on the car.This only ... Trouble codes: P0122, P0440
1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L ignition tumbleer VIN: C7851D80D4
This car needs an ignition tumbler removed and new one installed. Has anyone removed the cylinder only and inserting a new one? I can't find info on alldata reguarding this. I have the key that fits but would rather not replace the whole igniton switch since i...
1999 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 937GL22Y1Y
From idle to about 2000rpm it is not easy to feel something wrong. Over 2500rpm it will start like misfiring severely. It is hard to continue accelerating from this point. Sometimes backfires. Problem will occur no mather if it is with or without load. Car is ...
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7GG22X6X
problem starts 3 miles up road sometimes clears up sometimes not checked spar fuel timing have run out of a plan please help jim @bartlett motors plymouth nh
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L fuel gauge VIN: 1B7FL26X3X
Hello all, This Dodge PU came in with a crank but no start condition. Operator stated that he thought he ran over something and then the truck died and would not restart. Visual inspection did not confirm any undercar damage, including wiring harness from f...
1982 Fiat 124 Spider 2.0L High idle VIN: ZFAAS00B8C
Car came in running rough.Customer said idle was high so he tried to adjust.We found that car needed tuning. We replaced distributor rotor,plugs adjusted throttle position switch and adjusted timing. Car idles at about 1200 rpm .Cleaned idle valve but can't ge...
1991 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMDU34X1M
This truck came in on the hook from another shop. This engine will start once in a while and run for a short time and stall. Most of the time it will not start at all. I have good fuel pressure and injector pulse. No or at least intermittant spark. I've change...
1993 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L no shift/no speedo VIN: 1FAPP36X9P
Hi guys, I don't do much tranny work and have this Tempo that the customer brought in complaining of no 2-3 shift. On test drive vehicle worked ok for first part of drive but after everything warmed up it did start to fail the 2-3 shift. At this time I noticed...
1995 Ford Aerostar XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDA41X6S
Our customer broughtthis truck to us with the complaint of a misfire under a light load. He had the wires and plugs changed in March with the same complaint. Road tested the truck and confirmed a slight misfire which resulted in a "chugging" sensation. Connect...
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP6246T
This is a fellow techs sons car at work that we just can not figure out and we dont like throwing parts. We get codes for both banks lean and both banks rich. O2 were changed due to lack of movement but no change and the ect was changed due to slight variance ...
1997 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L extended crank time VIN: 1FTCR14XXV
if you get in truck and immediately start cranking vehicle the truck has extended cranking time when cold, fuel pressure climbs to specs when key turned on,really have to crank for several seconds to get spark and noid,vehicle cranks at normal rpm,have noticed...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L no take off VIN: 1FAFP52UXW
this ax4n trans upshifts and drives fine untill u stop after warmup it will not pull away from a stop nuless it is shifted to park or rev and back to drive. all scanner pid's appear normal. feels like a cracked fwd piston, but never had one that would not move...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L battery VIN: 2FM7AS147Y
Hello, I have inherited a 'builder windstar that drains the battery overnight.The battery is new and tests good.I have isolated the problem to be fed through the underhood power distribution box, the alternator checked okay.With engine off key out and doors cl...
1999 Ford F-150 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTZ1726XK
Hello everyone I have this ford pickup that would not start this morning, When it did not start the theft light was flashing real fast when I was cranking it over and would not start. The next time i tried to start it the the theft light stayed on normal and i... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, B1352, B1359
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L alternator VIN: 2FMZA514X1
I own a rental company with two vehicles with two diffrent problems(1)on the 2001 windstar keeps coming in with a dead battery,jump start it and test the alt. Output shows that the alt is not at full charge. Replaced alt and all seems well.Drive the vehicle fo...
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L compressor VIN: KNDUP13162
Hi Kia Techs This a/c compressor does not engauge, freon was low. We filled the freon system then disconnected the battery for 4 minutes and still the a/c compressor would not engauge. My alldata does not have a full system scmatic. The green light illumnates ...
1993 Lexus ES300 3.0L abs VIN: JT8VK13T5P
Set Code 34 for left rear speed sensor. Speed sensor ohms to spec's of 1.3 ohms. Replaced left rear hub..test drove and same code appeared. Cleared code, during test drive, brake pedal pulsated fast during approx 4 stops within 3 miles and then ABS light comes...
1999 Mazda B2500 SE 2.5L engine VIN: 4F4YR16COX
we have this madza that if you run the RPMS to 3000 and then go back to idle the car starts to misfire and sounds like the valves are hanging open we were thinking that lifters might be pumping up and holding the valves open after it idles for a while it will ...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC 5.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: WDBCA45D3J
Car sat for 3 years because of a divorce.Before it was parked it would smoke black out of tailpipe.To what degree We dont know.We drained fuel replaced filters and both fuel pumps.Car wouldn't start due to no fuel to injectors. Removed fuel distributor to free...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, ASR & EPC VIN: WDBGA43E2T
this vehicle came in with a poor run condition. surge and misfire, no idle, no power. we found that if you start the car and cycle the key fast from on to off the engine will run good and asr and epc lights will go out. we thought it sounded like an ignition s...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBNG75J81
Guy's I have no idea where to start with this.It was in the body shop next door for a side window replacement and door panel.I received the car and the throttle would not respond.I cleared the PO 120 code and worked for a min. and it started the same thing.Any... Trouble codes: P0120
1995 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MECM74W0S
hey ford techs this mercury is killing me it keeps popping a code p1409 when you run the koer test or if you drive it long enough. replaced the evr solinoid valve no change. i have 12v on the power feed wire and the control wire to the ecm is good. when i run ... Trouble codes: P1409
1987 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L No Start VIN: JNIHZ1488J
trying to help out a friend. have not seen car and have been helping him over the phone. he says he is getting pulse from injector but no spark.he has replaced the dist and coil and igniter. any help would be great
2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L compressor VIN: 3N1CB51D12
when its cold compressor works properly, and when inop compressor loses power.
1997 Oldsmobile Silhouette GL 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GHDX03E5V
Hello Fellow Techs, Customer brought this van in with a hesitation only when cold. They left the vehicle overnight so I could duplicate the situation. Within the first few blocks of driving the vehicle stumble badly and seem to backfire through the intake und...
1998 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES42Y6W
hello all and fellow techs need a little help hear,this neon came in w/evap code po441 purge soliniod low flow,checked for duty cycle signal from ecm all good,manualy checked valve w/12v applided unit failed and was replaiced,car came back month later w/same c... Trouble codes: P0441
1988 Pontiac Firebird 2.8L Hesitation VIN: 1G2FS87S8G
I think this car had/has more than 1 issue.It came in a no start,it had alot of play in the timing chain so it was replaced.I got it running and all is fine except it will cough if you take of slow runs fine wot.if you dog it it will cough after a shift.This c...
1992 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L abs VIN: 1G2NE14N9N
I'm pulling out my hair on this one.It seems to have all the power circuits up and grounds.Motor packs cycle when crank up.I cannot seem to find the reason for no comunication. I would appreciate any help.Robert
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Surge VIN: 1G2WP12K8X
This Grand Prix will surge, usually when driving up a incline and at around 2000 rpm. There are no codes and the TPS stays steady. You would suspect it to be the transmission except the symtoms are a surge not a shudder. The car drives fine and only has this s...
1991 Porsche 911 3.6L top VIN: WPOCB2966L
This car came from body shop. The customer's complaint is the convertible top stops working with engine running, and works ok with key on. I have good module and pluged it in - same problem. I performed alternator diode test and ignition scope test, no problem...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 4S3BH66512
The oginial compliant was from the customer about rough idle and "wanting to stall" condition. I followed the normal diagnostic routines, fuel, spark, air and checked the computer for codes. There were no codes, cel, or other indicators of an OBD malfuntion. W...
1979 Toyota Pickup SR5 2.2L VSV clicking VIN: RN32018197
This is going back in time. upon cleaning the dust off and chasing the mice that were in the truck over the time it sat, about 7 years, Son decided to take it. Its in pretty good shape besides the rust, we notice a clicking sound when driving and its speed rel...
1988 Toyota Celica GT 2.0L No Start VIN: JT5ST62K4J
Help toyota gurus. Got thrown halfway into this one. Vehicle was towed in as a cranks ok no start. One of the other techs here found a no spark condition, replaced coil and has a good strong spark now. no injector pulse. As he got frustrated i was asked to tak...
1996 Toyota T100 SR5 3.4L Cuts out VIN: JT4TN14D9T
The owner of this truck has been chasing this problem for a while. Sometimes at idle, it will act as if someone turned off the key for a split second. Scanner movie shows nothing when this happens, no gliches at all. Scan data shows pretty normal. I am not set...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L water pump VIN: 3VWSE29MOX
This is an easy one for a VW tech. Do I really have to take the engine loose from the mounts and turn the engine to remove and replace the water pump? I have the pump loose and it hits the frame and i dont know how much farther I have to go before the pump cle...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L overheats VIN: 3VWBA21C89
This VW overheats at idle. running down the road it runs cool(195 F).When I say overheats, i mean 240 F. It will idle for about 20 min. then the temp will raise. the fan comes on, it will blow hot air for about 7 secomds then blow cool. the heater also blows c...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPD69M11
The air system and the induction system was part of a TSB and that was performed. Obviously the the MAF explains the lean codes. But We want to know about the P1297. We do not have any drivability issues just the MIL light. If anybody wants to fix this car you... Trouble codes: P1297 (Connection charger to throttle valve pressure droped), P1176 (Bank 1 Lambda correction downstream of catalyst controll limit attained), P0140 (No O2 activity bank 1 sensor 2)
1976 Volvo 242 2.1L Clutch VIN: VC24545E10
Just replaced the Clutch disk,PP,TB,PB. Used a F&S kit(original volvo). Also got an exchange flywheel(allready resurfaced). My parts guy says that all 8 bolt volvo flywheels are the same. I miked the replacement and it was .015 fatter than the old one.Just wha...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L rotors VIN: YV1RS61R42
the car comes to a surging stop just as if it has warped rotors, there is a tsb for measuring the rotors which leads me to believe that this is a problem with the car has anyone encountered this before. there is no evidence of tire replacement or rotation and ...

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1992 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L abs & traction lights VIN: 1G4HR53L7N
i found 2 problems. first, there was still air in the modulator causing the inlet and outlet codes. i had to power up the pump motor to get all the air out. also,the code 61 would not clear until i replaced the pump relay with a new relay. during testing i bor...
1993 Buick Skylark Custom 3.3L interior lights VIN: 1G4NVQ4N8P
Customer decided to live w/ light staying on--noted lights will now go off within 15-20 minutes now after reinstalling old multifunction module. thanks for all the assistance.
1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L coolant temp VIN: 1G4HP52L9S
Well first off thanks for all the help. The problem was the ecm. There is a resistor inside the ecm that runs that circuit and that was intermitantly shorting out. Everyone was right that the coolant temp sensor even only two wire runs the light as well. Stran...
1997 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L Accessories VIN: 1G6EL12Y4V
As the old saying goes K.I.S.S keep it simple stupid, Found that the customer was messing with the fuses and he left out the ign relay 1 fuse in the trunk, install fuse all is well thanks
1992 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GTEC19K2N
Well, I think we fixed it. We got lots of help that pointed us to lots of things we had already tested or replaced. The one that got it right was Bernie from Michigan, We removed the dist holddown and actually got it on the grinder and removed the glaze. Put t...
1995 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L No Start VIN: 1GBKC34F8S
We did a lot more testing and found that there was a melted ground wire on the back of the head. That didn't make it start but it helped further our testing. We then went and replaced the inj. pump due to the lack of fuel at the injectors. It took a while, but...
1998 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GNDU06E7W
check all wires and plugs all ok found bad pcm customer didnt buy towed out Trouble codes: P1671.
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LT 6.0L No Start, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNGK26U62
Thanks to all who replied to our headache.Richard from New Hampshire nailed it.We found the 04-08-49-018E TSB, within the TSB there are resistance charts for the fuel level sensors.Upon inspection I found the rear tank level senser was reading inaccurate,about... Trouble codes: P0300.
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L fuel leak VIN: 1GCJC33112
it was in fact the high preasure pump leaking. i verified it ,got my 2 hours, zipped it back up and sent it to good ol GM under their 100,000 mile warranty. thanks for the quick replys gents and have a good day.
1993 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L hvac/cluster VIN: 2C3EL56F1P
tried new ign. switch, unpluged pcm, abs, hvac control head, air bag module. checked wiring where remote start had been tapped in nothing helped, cust does not want to spend any money, so i reassembled so it could be taken away. i suspected the bcm, but had no...
1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Back fires VIN: 1B7FL26X6S
Hello again all. I think this one will be fixed as soon as all the parts get here. I removed the timing cover and found a very loose chain and the tsb calls for a tensioner to install on the motor. I ordered it and it should be here this week. I also removed t...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDF15N7N
well i finally got this truck fixed mike from tx hit it right on the nose. pressure regulator was sticking intermittenly i looked at the 02 sensor and it run's rich all the time at idle,when i axcell on it it would start switching at times then i seen the fuel... Trouble codes: 41 (o2 sensor rich).
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Unknown VIN: 2FMDA5144T
Originally this van had the 1784 code every few thousand miles, it also had a stalling problem that I never saw but guessed at the TPS and that went away but the 1785 appeared a few days after. I drove this van with lab scope at the TPS and it was dropping off...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L brake light cicuit VIN: 1FTHX26F8V
Thank you all for replying. Several of you warned me about LED lights. This truck had a new bed on it right after it came out of the tranny shop and they had installed LED lights. I replaced all the LED's with standared bulbs and my transmission and cruise con...
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Temp door motor VIN: 1FMPU18LWL
Got 16 replies to this request and everyone was right. I did check the data base before I started on this and I knew I had a bad motor because I had no return signal at the control head. After hunting the entire bottom on the plenum I could not find the motor ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX20F0X
I had 7 replies to my help request, thanks very much for taking the inserest and time. This truck was brought in by the trans shop that had rebuilt the unit about a month ago, they thought the ecm was the problem. To test the truck I monitered the tcc lock-up ...
1999 Ford Focus 1.8L door locks
Well this one is fixed.Thanks a lot to Matt from Washington who sent me the wiring diagram.The problem was coroded multiplug near left rear tail lamp.I found bad harness bushing between body and rear boot which allowed the water migration to multiplug.Replaced...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L failed smog test VIN: 2FAFP71W3X
Thanks very much to all who replied. After reading the replies I looked at the OBDII diagnostic screen on the smog machine and found 3 items not ready even though I drove the car 10 miles. I then looked up the proper drive cycle in the Ford manual and drove th... Trouble codes: P1000 (normal code).
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L convertor VIN: 1FMRU1669Y
Thanks to everyone who replied with help. Especially Tom [...], he emailed me with a test to try while driving the vehicle: (drive with your foot on the brake to turn on the brake lights on. if the pcm sees the boo [ brake on /off] is on after second gear it wil...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Air Bag VIN: 1FTSF31S92
Thanks for the responses. I did end up substituting the air bag modules with variable resistors that I made. The tool from Ford is a 2 ohm resistor for both drivers and passenger air bags and also for both seat belt pretensioners. Scan Data readings with air b...
2000 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTEK19TXY
First of all Thank you for your replies. the customer neglected to tell me that the truck was stolen previously and in his words 'only a small amount of smoke from the column'wich had given multiple wiring problems. the steering column has now been repaired.Th...
1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JHMCA5542K
I feel stupid: several of you said check EGR system and timing. My first impression was yes I checked EGR system and timing. Then I started to think, did I realy check timing? Maybe not. So I went to check timing and It was 7deg too far advanced. Stupid? I thi...
2002 Honda Civic DX 1.7L drl, right headlight VIN: 2HGES16412
Hi folks, thanks for the replies. One member suggested to have the recall done, according to my customer, the vehicle is fixed.
1978 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: UJ2W54807B
Thank you to all who replied. As some of you said, I needed to find the rotor with the magnet. It took a while, but Jaguar finally came through with an updated trigger and rotor assy. I installed the parts and she started right up. Now if I can figure out how ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L cab VIN: 1J4GW58S8X
All 5 repiles said the same thing. The pinion factor had to be set in the new CAB. The customer had a tire size that was not an OE option so the local dealer set the pinion factor with the DRB III to the closest tire size to the one on the vehicle. Works great...
2002 Jeep Wrangler X 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4FA39S43
thanks to all problem was valves carbon dealers are rotating valves to correct problem sounds like a tempory fix appreciate help ??? still dont know why turning key off and back on corrected problem temporaily /// Trouble codes: P0305.
1969 Mercedes-Benz 280se 2.8L blower motor VIN: 108.18-12-
The only source is a new OE motor. I purchased it from German World Parts in Florida. It is made by Behr and is exactly like the OE motor. Spinning the new blower by hand is smoother and easier than the old one, although as far as mileage is concerned the old ...
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MELM50U4V
Thank you for all your replies. Client did not return to the shop for further diagnostics. We have not heard form them I think that they took their vehicle else where. Trouble codes: 1443 (Evap Purge valve malfuncton).
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEHM555S6
Thank you for all the replies. This engine was fixed with a coil pack. To verify the miss I changed the wires around and the miss changed cylinders. Trouble codes: 301 (misfire 1 cylinder), 316 (misfire at startup).
1988 Mitsubishi Montero 2.6L Mechanical VIN: JA4FJ53EYJ
ended up as a last ditch effort called a local import automotive parts store. they had a listing for a montero with a v-6 application. alldata identifix & the dealer do not list anything but a 2.6 liter 4 cylinder. found v-6 rotors were the correct fit at 277 ...
1996 Nissan Sentra 1.6L monitors VIN: 1N4AB41D8T
Thanks for the replies. After researching with nissan and identifix I found that this has been an ongoing problem , the drive cycle procedure in the ecm did not take into account the aging of the vehicle. This has been corected in replacement ecms. There is a ...
1992 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2NE14N4N
Well it is finally fixed, I got a lot of good suggestions but none were the answer, the problem ended up being the 3/6 coil. I rechecked everything and then found that the vehicle suddenly had good spark on the 3/6 coil but weak spark on the rest, moved that c...
1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G2HX53L7P
Hi Techs,alot of the help ideas was about the IAC,so I decided to clean it and drove the car,it did not stall,I thought I found the problem so I installed a new IAC and cleaned the injectors then drove the car,well the engine would stall almost every time I sl...
1993 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JT3AC12R2P
I would like to thank all of the people who took the time to read and reply to my pleads for help. Of the 14 responces most hit the nail on the head and say the cylinder head was cracked. Of the people who said it was the cylinder head most said it was common ...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L engine VIN: 3VWRK69M02
thanks to all that replied.everyone indicated that the 2.0l engine has problems with the piston rings causing the oil consumption.the waranty on 2002 is 5 years 60k.customer check her service records and had 3/4 her oil changes done at the dealer.at this point...
1991 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AA8845M
After talking with Dave from Identifix, he advised me to pull the starter and verify the flyhweel reluctor reference mark was in the right place. He stated that if engine was on top dead center, then with starter removed, I should see the reference mark ( the ...
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