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1997 BMW 540i 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADE6326V
This car was towed in to our shop with blown head gaskets , it seems the owner had the thermostat housing break on him and didn't stop the car in time . He replaced the housing and started the car and had overheating and water coming out of the tailpipes. We r...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L engine VIN: 1G6KY5492W
hello every one. The problem with this vechile is that it only over heats when driving for 10 minuts, but When the vehicle is just idling the tempurture is normal. The fans operate noraml, the coolant is good and the thermostate seems to be opening.I also chec...
1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L TheftLoc radio VIN: 2G1WL52M1T
Customer lost code for Theft Loc radio. I need a code please. 042 042 is all I can get out of it. I hope these are the 6 numbers. Thanks
1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX06E1V
Now the idle starts out at 850 rpm when cold, but slowly creeps up to 1100 rpm in park as the vehicle sits there. IAC counts start at 33 KOEO- then goes to 0, and stays there, as engine warms up. The engine runs good, no misfire, no running problems other than... Trouble codes: 507 (Idle rpm too high)
2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L abs VIN: 2G1WH55K01
Vehicles ABS light comes on after driving aprox 30 miles. Intermittenly, when braking at all speeds the pedal will vibrate/pulsate and sink to the floor because of the traction control . It seems that everything has been replaced concerning the abs. Am I missi...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 5B4GP42W22
This is actually a workhorse chassie, everything else is all gm. It came in initally for minor repaires, i wasn't able to get to it right away. when i did get time it was a crank/no start. I finally got it started, pulled some plugs and were fouled. I did a tu...
1988 Chrysler New Yorker 3.0L low pedal VIN: UNKNOW
Brake pedal goes to floor. abs light on and unable to retrive codes with generic scan tool. any common problems with this? vehicle is equipped with a bosch type abs system which does not have a booster unit, but a one piece mastercylinder/abs unit with a press...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GP64L3V
Hi I hope some one as run into this problem befor. van came in on a towtruck. stalling and backfireing. found code for cam or crank sensor lose replaced cam sensor frist same problem. checheked crank sensor someone replaced at one time paper tape on end of sen... Trouble codes: P1391
2000 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L timing belt area noise VIN: 1FMDU32X4R
i have this regular customers 2.5 litre came in with what sounded like a t-belt to cover type noise? tore down the belt, removed the water pump and tesioners cannot see any thing to make this loud noise stehescope sounded just like the belt was hitting the cov...
1996 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on, lacks power VIN: 3B3ES47C3T
Hi Mopar guys, this little p.o.s. has a P0172 rich code that is setting. LT fuel trim is between -9% to -25% depending on load on engine. I have reset fuel trim a few times after various repairs, such as 02 sensor replacement, tune-up, and fuel injector testin... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich)
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L lacks power VIN: 3B7HF12Y7W
We have this dodge pu, lacks power. It's most noticable above 50 mph in 5'th gear. fuel trims, are -3 to 3 all the time. tryed adding propane @ highway speed and no change. O2 voltage is .8 and above @highway speed. all @ wot. rear end makes some whining that ...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Battery Discharge VIN: 1B4XS2843X
Customer complaint of no-start, she had left dome light on she says. Customer requests new battery, load tested battery and found at 450 cca, battery was 6 years old, installed new battery. Customer came back 2 days later and said battery was dead and had to j...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y1X
Any help given regarding this vehicle is greatly appreciated. This customer's complaint is a starting and stalling condition (won't idle) when cold. Vehicle in last week and unable to verify complaint. No fault codes, fully charged battery with tight connectio...
1972 Ford Mustang 351CID engine harness VIN: 2F05Q20648
Hello all.My first post. I am trying to finish a job I did not start.The problem is that I can't find the right wiring diagrams for this car that has original factory gauges and tach.The diagrams I need the most are for the engine and transmission to be able t...
1988 Ford Ranger S 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTBR10T8J
When vehicle is cold engine runs fine. After warms up hesitates, cuts out and eventually stalls and will not restart until cold. The owner of the vehicle has replaced the in the tank fuel pump and fuel pressure regulator. Brought it to me and I replaced the ex...
1999 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMPU18L9X
car runs rough under load (no codes) fuel psi is good,converters check good, just tuned up at another shop. Feels like ignition miss fire but there are no codes. feels like more than one cylinder missing. (cleaned maf sesnor did no good) (cleaned egr ports Hel...
1999 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5341X
This car was directed to me by Down The Street Motors. The car was in for it's state inspection and failed for the codes listed above. PO171 and PO174. Both banks 1 and 2 are at the lean limit. I hear a vacuume leak coming from the intake maniflod gasket but I... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 lean condition), P0174 (bank 2 lean condition)
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Starts out in 4th Gear VIN: 1FMZ473X5Y
Vehicle was brought in by customer (used car lot) for a transmission replacement (they supplied used trans). Old trans shifted fine but slipped when kicked down. We installed trans with new filter, external seals, and flushed cooler. Trans starts out in what f...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L 2nd & 4th VIN: 1FTNX21S7I
Hello trans techs! This truck was towing up a grade with a trailer and the od button was not pushed. It kept hunting between 3rd and 4th over and over. The fluid is not burnt and it takes off in first and then has to be reved out until it shifts into 3rd. The ...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L bearing VIN: 1FTNW21F92
This truck has a noise that sounds like it is coming from the left front hub bearing. I Replaced the hub and still have the noise. I was told it could be a brake problem so I removed all the wheels and checked, the rear pads were a liitle thin so I replaced th...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L turbo VIN: 1FTWW33F42
This truck is used for hauling boats all over the country. I replaced the engine with a franklin power prod. engine complete with new turbo. Customer complains of heavy smoke and fumes entering cab when under a load. Also has a problem with oil seeping out of ...
2002 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L No Start VIN: 3GKEC16T11
This vehicle eventually starts but cranks a long time or must crank several times before starting. Check with A/C Delco Tech Support and they have been helpful but problem still not resolved. They beleive we have a ground issue. We have check and cleaned all g... Trouble codes: U1041
1990 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Clearence lights VIN: JHMCB7654L
I am hoping some one has had this problem. If you turn on the lights to park or headlights all lights work properly. Then when you turn the vehicle key on or start it you loose just the tail lights, plate light and front clearence lights. All interior dash,van...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Door latch
Customer came in and stated that he could not get door open from inside or outside. Found out the latch is broken. I remember something about having to drill a hole in latch to trip a lever so the door will open, just can't remember where to drill though. A de...
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31D7V
This one is very intermittant , the last time the light came on was 6 mo. ago . same codes . the light was on so i cleared the codes and test drove it several times under varying conditions and it runs great . never missfired or hesitated. tried cold and hot .... Trouble codes: P0325, P0330, P0300
1982 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Heater VIN: SAJAV1319C
Hi group, we have this Jaguar XJ-6 series III with heat & A/C servo problem. The servo doesn't moove. I tryed new amplifier no difference,the two in line fuses are OK, tested the temp. wheel, reads "0" to 9K homs,it looks OK. EVerything works on selector contr...
1990 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4FJ78L7L
I've got this cherokee that has dropped from 15mpg to 12mpg. The cust. states that this started after he had the alt. changed. I first did a visual to make sure no lines or sensors had been disconnected then I look at scanner data (no codes available on this s...
1991 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4J78SXML
i have checked everything possible on this jeep,from sensors,to wiring,to the timing marks on the crank and camshaft,reset dist,the jeep will start and backfire when you try to accell,have disconnected exhaust,checked fuel pressure ok,have had it up to my eye ...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L rocker arm VIN: 1J86L58K62
we have concern with rocker arm coming off 0f #3 exhaust valve,the lifter was collasped,have check oil psi port in lifter bore for obstrution and is ok,valve will move freely in guide with spring removed.am concern that we have more than a lifter concern,hopin...
2006 Lexus RX330 3.3L Interior VIN: JTJGA31U96
This is the wife's personal vehicle which we just purchased a couple of months ago. My question is can the personal settings such as lighting delay,door lock systems and various other comfort settings be changed without going back to the Lexus dealer. Our shop...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: ILNHM87AX2
Vehicle hesitates/almost cuts out from a stop position to accelerating, more so when vehicle is cold. Coolant temperature sensor check ok.We have not came accoss this problem before on the Lincoln Ls application. We have done everything so far that possibly co...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L Power Seat / Pedal VIN: 5LMFU28R53
Hello, Techs!! I have Navigator came for " Driver Power Seat and Pedal don't work". It has an Electric driver memory seat and mempry Pedal. I have checked Motors, Fuses and they are fine. Snap on scanner is not helpful at all,,, even I spent $1600 for new prog...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L power steering pump VIN: 4JGAB72E4X
Good afternoon fellow techs, I have inherited a new facility that performs a large amount of European repairs. I am inspecting a recheck for the prior owner on this Benz and canít find any help. Originally came in for steering noise when turning, hot or cold m...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Shifter VIN: WDBNG70J9Y
on the old shifter module, found soda pop inside. was like maple surup. installed new module. this component is complete with all mechanical pieces. like shift handle, release for key lock cable and attachment for transmission. also has trans range switch, int...
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ26E33
well i have this car from hell it came in running really bad from another shop,it had the check engine lite on,so we scanned it and found the codes po122 tps circuit low and po107 map/baro circuit low input,we tested all circuits as modis discribes and sweep t... Trouble codes: P0122, P0107
1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on, HARD SHIFTING VIN: 4N2DN11W9T
hi nissan quest tecs and happy thanks giving. this car has become a friend to us. in and out of shop for the last month. initially code p0500, transmission shifting erractically, no speedometer for last year and 3 other codes. tested p50o and replaced vss. spe... Trouble codes: P0500, P0325 (knock sensor 1 circuit malfunction), P1705 (tranmission code), P0120 (tps code)
2004 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L Tire inflation light VIN: JN8AZO8W84
I'm installing 4 winter tires this week and was wondering if there is a way to reset or reprogram the tire inflation system without going to dealer. I can't believe cust has to go to have dealer reset this system everytime he gets a flat or installs winter (or...
1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G3AG54N5P
scanner shows the rpm very erratic maf sensor code and code 42 est just with key on you can hear the injectors pulsing and rpm going nuts on scanner remove the dampner from the crank sensor and the erratic pulses coming from the crank sensor to the ign module ...
1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L No Start VIN: 1P4GP44G0W
hellow gents i have a real brain tweezer for you. this van is mine, i bought it w/a bad trany the customer did not want to fix it so i bought it. we drove van in and replaced the trans and it has not started sence. ok my tech that did the work arked the batt...
1965 Porsche 356 1400CC wipers
this vehicle came in with wipers inop, found one arm was binding and loaded up motor. also, the switch itself was falling apart. had difficulty finding a motor and switch, so we sent the motor out. found a local porsche supplier had a good used switch.it was a...
1995 Saturn SL2 1.9L abs module VIN: 1G8ZK5271S
I need help from some saturn techs.This vehicle came in after the trans was replaced.The complaint was that the traction light on the dash could not be turned off.After pin testing the abs unit,I tried replacing it to no availe.Then I pin tested the pcm and re...
1999 Saturn SL1 1.9L radiator VIN: 1G8ZH5287X
vehicle has mucho oil in coolant recovery tank. no water in oil.does initially skip and idle high but smooths out after a minute.seems like head gasket but we've never been into one of these.any ideas would be appreciated. thanks, pete
1990 Toyota Celica GTS 2.2L slips into neutral ? VIN: JT2ST85N2L
new customer, Car acts like it shifts out of drive into neutral while going down the road. Seems to be when car is cold. Went away after warmed up. Does not go into over drive,even if switch is pushed for over drive. It is showing OD/off on dash when switch is...
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1SK12EXS
Hello again everyone. got a real head scratcher here - for me anyways. after we do a timing belt, fuel filter etc, the veh is hard to start - long crank time. once started it idles rough, check engine light sets codes 31-41. on steady even accel it runs ok but... Trouble codes: 31 (vacuum sensor), 41 (tps)
1999 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, no idle VIN: JT2BF22K5X
Car has little to no idle . MAF readings are within specs - disconnect maf - no change - performed iac increase/decrease test - no change to idle - all other sensor readings ok - egr not on at idle - throttle closed switch on at idle - I cleaned some of the ca...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta 1.9L cruise control VIN: 3VWRF01H5S
customers states that cruise control will operate for few seconds then shut down or will not operate at all,tried another instrument cluster,module,vacuum pump,tested both the clutch and brake switches.all fuses are ok dont know what else to check on this car
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C9Y
Help! vehicle has been back several times for a trouble code relating to long term fuel trim lean condition. pcm is adding fuel at 25% fuel pump has been replaced pressure regulator also. we performed a motorvac. replace o-2 sensor replaced the fuel filter als... Trouble codes: P1128
1999 Volvo S70 GLT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS56D2X
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help on this one. I have this S70 in with the check engine light on. It was in before for the following codes P0722(output shaft speed signal failure), P1550(unknown), P1618(unknown). We installed a speed sensor o...
2001 Volvo V70 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV15SW53D6
I am a new VADIS user and am using it on this car. This is a repeat code as you can see from history. This car has a Lean air/fuel sensor and high means lean. The replacement sensor was a Worldpac Bosch identical to the original. I have compared the graph of t... Trouble codes: ECM28

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2001 Acura CL Premium 3.2L blend door VIN: 19UXA426X1
hi gentlemen what we found was the air control mix motor n/g. we also back flushed the heater core . now all is fine
1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L 3rd gear only intermittant VIN: WBAGJ8327T
Ok. First, a summary of what I learned. One member suggested the transmission pass through connector could be wicking fluid up the harness to the transmission controller and causing problems. I checked this and while there was some evidence of oil around the c...
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L park linkage VIN: 1G4GD22155
Hello everyone; Wow, I received 13 replies, and all but 2 of them said that the park lock rod was coming apart, and that was indeed the problem. The spring on the rod had pushed the wedge past the end of the rod, making the rod too long, it had not separated c...
1996 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4HP52KXT
thanks to all who replied to this problem. bravo zoolu to william from new york, and kevin from wisconsin. it turned out to be fuel preasure regulator. strange thing, i checked it early on in this repair but fuel leakage not evident. rechecked friday morning a...
1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.0L No Start VIN: 1G1FP21F2K
car is not acting up all the time now. we tried an oil sender and let the customer try it ( we drove the car 3 days and it was ok) but it did blow the fuse again for the customer. customer is going to store car for the winter and we will get to look at it agai...
1993 Chevrolet K3500 Silverado 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GCHK39FXP
I replaced the oil pressure switch & fuel pump replay. Let the customer the vehicle back, hope all is ok. If I have any more problem will post update.
1994 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L no symptoms VIN: 1GKEK19S8R
Good day to all Basically I have learned that the only way to set the TDC on GM diesels is with a Tech ll and one tech said to use the Tech ll to perform the re-learn function. Specs for this TDC setting are: 0 +/- .1/.2. So we went with that info. Thanks to a...
1994 Chevrolet Camaro 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1FP2259R
Well sorry it has taken so long for this reply. We didn't fix this vehicle,however all suggestions were thought out and implimented.The fact that the car would start cold and crank over hard ,at one time we even checked starter draw which was normal. All 3 sen... Trouble codes: 82 (Ign.ctrl 3x signal error).
1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L engine VIN: 1GNEK13R8W
thanks for all the help everyone. the vehicle was fixed and shockingly enough it was the piston. the bore was slightly to big and the piston was rattling. once again thank you all.
1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L cruise control VIN: R8W1022970
this one is fixed and gone thanks to everyone who helped.all the info saved me alot of time.most all said a ground problem and with a closer inspection with the park lights on one rear light was slightly dimmer than the others.i removed scoket and there was a ...
1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L right headlight door VIN: 1G35H7Q77H
thanks for the help it was the headlight motor that was bad. thanks again to all that anwser my call for help
2000 Chevrolet Metro LSi 1.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C1MR5222Y
thank you everyone for your quick response. i went to check compresion as most of you suggested. i started at #3 where the problem is and found that the brand new wire had been arcing through the plasstic plug boot.replace wire with known good one and no more ... Trouble codes: P0303.
2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L starter VIN: 2G1WF55E6Y
Thank you to all who replied. Several suggested to look for some kind of after market theft system. Some have a brake interlock built in. Unfortunately this was not the case. We did find the fault was in the ignition switch. Not in the yellow wire to the BCM, ...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L transmission VIN: 1C4GP64L2V
This van is now a fix. Almost all of you said inner CV joint on right side. Before I ordered the right side shaft i removed and had a closer look. The inner joint was dry! Very little grease. Jim, Al, Richard, Charlie, Rocky, Bruce, Steven, Alfred, the list go...
2002 Chrysler 300M 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HE66G62
thanks to all. Replaced the NVLD. The part cost was just under a $100.00. Put 30 miles on the vehicle to comfirm it was fixed. all is ggod thank to all who helped. Trouble codes: P0452 (EVAP Control pressure low).
1984 Dodge Daytona 2.2L 1st gear VIN: UNKNOWNVIN
went ahead and cleaned valve body with some improvement. still tried to pull in nutral so pulled trans and am in process of talking kid through rebuild most replies said clutches welded together. not the case this time. rust buildup was causeing the lockup.
1994 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L limp mode VIN: 1C3HH56T5R
Thanks to the 8 members who responded.The overall consensus is that this car has an internal transmission problem.Checked with the customer this morning and ordered a used transmission.Apparently whenever you have a 50's code with a 36 code the problem is inte...
1997 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L transmission VIN: 4B3AU52N9V
If only Snap On could come up with a Troubleshooter this good. This Dodge/ Mitsubishi is fixed.Special thanks to Paul [...] in Michigan. He emailed me a hand typed diagnostic tip that put me right where I needed to be. He said check pins 16 and 17 at the TCM...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Steering VIN: 2B4GP44312
Thanks to all that responded, this was a sold used vehicle that has not returned. Most of the replies suggested looking hard at the rack and pinion and also the strut bushings. If it returns I will try and update this so that the information will be saved.
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Slipping VIN: 1FALP6534V
The problem was internal the trans had to be rebuilt.
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FDWF37F5X
Most of my replies had the right fix! A BIG Thanks to all 20 that responded! The problem was a cracked injector cup on number 7 cylinder. To find the problem we pulled all injectors, pressured the cooling system, and found the one with the leak. We aquired the...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Mechanical VIN: 1FTSW31SXY
I recieved about 6 replies a few said that they had used Heli Coil with no problems. One person works at a Ford dealership said just replace the head and avoid the problem down the road. I called the local Commecial Ford dealership and that is what the are tol...
2000 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP3832Y
Thank you all for the information, I was able to soundly replace the TPS for a third time without a second thought. Dan thanks for the specs and Nick you got it right on. You can only replace the tps with the throttle body if you want the right output voltage ... Trouble codes: 1120 (TPS range low).
2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDM19W2Y
Well, customer still has not returned for me to further checkout the truck, but I had a couple of suggestions among the replies. One person advised to check the fuel lines in to the injector body for leaks, 2 people thought that the purge solenoid MIGHT be the... Trouble codes: P0172, P0175.
1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Shift Interlock VIN: 4S6CM58W2W
Alfred from Florida suggested neutral safety switch, pat from Pen suggested cable adjustment(we tried that), Victor from Trinidad suggested a faulty backup lamp/room lamp fuse in the underdash fuse box. Carl from Va said that the circuit works like this: The p...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: CMHDN45D7I
Hello to all. Sorry we haven't gotten this closed yet with a 'smoking gun' and a definite fix yet. I printed off all of the great suggestions that I got from you all and am eagerly waiting for our customer to bring the car back in. He just spent some time out ... Trouble codes: P0440 (evap system), P0081 (Undocumented code), U3118 (Undocumented code), C0300 (Undocumented code).
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FX58S4V
Suggested that the computer was the problem, quoted customer, and she decided to get rid of the car. So not exactly sure if this is the problem or not, but it seemed so from everyones suggestions. Thanks guys Trouble codes: P0351.
1988 Pontiac Firebird 2.8L Hesitation VIN: 1G2FS87S8G
I received 7 replies 1 said new gas ,clean injectors,change oil all completed. 1 said egr solenoid checked ok, 1 said tps was alresdy replaced and adjusted, 1 said to check ignition primary and secondary, and last but not least 3 said maf system is junk poor d...
1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE5435P
Thanks to all that replied. The majority of you indicated that the problem was most likely a bad timing chain. One also said to check all the cylinder compressions. I did that and #3 was 110# compaired to 160# for the rest. Between this and the previous testin...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Surge VIN: 1G2WP12K8X
I received useful information. The car belongs to a college student. It will be back in my shop over Christmas vacation. At that time I will look for a transmission problem. I appreciate the replies. Thank you.
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Balance Shaft VIN: SXV20-0144
Thanks Eigil and Mark for your help. It appears know one uses this tool for checking backlash. In the end we removed the balance shaft completely and modified the oil pickup and blocked off the pressure feed. Vehicle is very quite and the effect of not having ...
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: WVWNA63B1E
Thaks to robert,fred ,alex,charlie and dewey for the fix.I did check with my local vw dealer and they didnt know of any updatate but they did have the valve for 125 bucks.I put another piece of hose on the tank side of hose and let it stick out the side of hoo... Trouble codes: P1136, P0441, P0304.
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L engine VIN: 3VWSP29M41
hey thanks to all the members there was a lot of stuff there i wouldn't have thought of. i like the idea of checking the timing and the amp probe on the glow plug wire, but the coolant sensor was only 5 bucks so i decided to give it a try after putting a new b...
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