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1994 BMW 325is 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBABF44327
We have this BMW in here with a very rough idle/mass missfire condition, engine will run for a couple minutes (with missfires), then die, will not restart for about an hour. appears to be dumping fuel, running rich. checked mass airflow sensor, coolant temp se...
1997 BMW 540i 4.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADE6323V
I have a 97 540 I with a 4.4 v8 which has a vacuum leak aparently under the plenum. I have replaced the intake gaskets and the pcv backplate. the throttle body gasket was also replaced. there is no detectable vacuum in the crankcase. When I spray carb cleaner ... Trouble codes: 35 (adaptive mixture adaptation idle limit reached cyl 1-4), 27 (adaptive mixture adaptation idle limit reached cyl 5-8), 75 (total cutout misfire), 67 (misfiring cyl 5), 68 (misfiring cyl 6), 69 (misfiring cyl 7)
1998 BMW 323i 2.5L Trunk Lock VIN: WBABJ7326W
Hello, I have a E36 cab here with a broken trunk rod clip. Can't get in the trunk. Easy fix on a coupe or sedan that you can fold down the back seat on and crawl thru. Not a possibility on a cab, I am thinking I could drill a 1" hole behind the license plate a...
1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1G1YY33P2N
customer has installed 3 different tps sensors,one factory, all had same # and logos, at idle tps is .45, at wide open trottle 2.85 to 3.0, butterflys are opening. 5 volt supply, ground good(even added ground no change). if anyone has experienced this or has a...
1992 Chevrolet G30 Beauville 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GAGG35K7N
Van will not start! There is no spark coming out of the coil. I have checked the wires from the ignition module to the computer and there are no breaks in them, every thing else has been replaced yet still no spark. According to the wiring diagrams there are 4...
1997 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Intermittent braking
Hi all. Ive got this delivery van, the customer can only let it go for short periods. Sometimes when braking from hiway speeds the pedal goes down about halfway and it is apparent we only have rear brakes. After slowing approx 10 mph, the pedal feel changes an...
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Cooling fans stay on VIN: 2G1WFSSE61
I have a 2001 impala that the cooling fans stay on low speed and the ecm keeps alive for 3 min after the key is shut off. no other components seem to be alive. Is there a doide or an ecm problem doing this to me. Thanks in advance for any help. Trouble codes: P1189, P0128
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L speedometer VIN: 1GCHK23173
Speedometer needle jumped errattic while customer was driving, then pegged and stuck. Codes U1064 and U1041 both relate to loos of data communication. Odometer is working fine on 10 mile test drive and all other gauges working properly. Do I need replacement c...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1C4GP64LOT
this van has a very bad stumble and sometimes while stall after it is driven approx 5 miles. i have checked cmp & ckp with scope at sensor and computer both look fine. have checked grounds all appears fine. thank you in advance. ricky Trouble codes: 10 (loose of cmp or ckp signal)
2000 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L Unknown VIN: 1C3EJ56H9Y
Hey guys, Hope some one can help on this one. Vehicle was towed in. It is stuck in limp mode (2nd gear) and when scanned for codes came up with P0700 & P0755. Have checked the obvious at connectors, corrosion pushed back pins, etc. everything looks good. When ...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire
Hey Guys,Sorry no vin. The RO is at work. I could really use some help on this one. It has the Mitsubishi 3.0l engine. On acceleration and above 3500 rpms, the engine bucks/cuts out like it's at fuel cut. No codes stored or active when this hapens. Using the d... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
1993 Dodge D250 5.9L spedo. overdrive alt. VIN: 3B7KE23CXP
after you go 1-9 miles the spedometer, over driive,and alternator gauge quit. the ABS light is also on. the alt. does not charge. if you turn it off then restart it everything will usualy work for another 1-9 miles. when every thing is working the alt. does ch...
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No warm Idle flare VIN: 1B7GL22X7W
Hi Chrysler techs . This vehicle was towed in for a cranks / no start condition . When we got vehicle it started right up. Customer said tow truck driver banged on gas tank & vehicle started.Told customer it sounds like a fuel pump but I cannot verify at this ...
1999 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L No Start, no spark VIN: 1B3EJ56H7X
We did complete tune-up : plugs, wires, rotor, cap, and we installed timing belt and water pump. Does not have fire coming from distributor. Has anyone ever experienced this?
1995 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP42T9S
This ONE is driving me nuts It came in with no power at the coil or injectors found the fuse #15 blown, supplies power to close the power relay. After shaking the harness around the short left and I was able to drive for a couple days. after about 30 miles its...
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FALP6246H
Hello trans techs! What I have here is when it shifts into 2nd gear it imediately goes back to 1st and then back to 2nd over and over until you change the throttle pressure. Sometimes it seems to neutral out in 2nd or 3rd. This only happens about 1 out of thre...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on, no power VIN: 1FTZF172XW
Hey guys, thanks in advance for any help with this one. The truck came into a trans shop for not going above 60 mph. they drove it and said it is an eng problem and sent it to us. the cust pushed it here(trans shop is shared building)the truck is very hard to ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L heater/defroster VIN: 1FAFP53U3X
Vehicle arrived with no heat condition replaced leaking heater hoses and flushed heater core until it flows freely it was clogged completely prior to flushing, replaced temperature control switch no affect, replaced original, I can visually see temperature con...
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTZF1727X
Am hoping someone can help me diagnose a Ford F-150 4.2 liter engine. Problem is that it has no primary current grounding activity coming out of computer terminal # 26-(IGN COIL #1)This should fire off cylinders 1 and 5. Customer had replaced plugs, wires and ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L long crank time VIN: 1FTNF20F9X
This truck has a long crank time after sitting overnite. We found oil level very low in resevoir. We checked for leaking injectors per Ford but checked ok. We put shop air to cylinders heads and no leaks heard. I was told low pressure pump wont cause this sinc... Trouble codes: P0470
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L glow plug relay VIN: 1FDAF56F31
Hello, Subject is a 2001 F-450 w/ Powerstroke 7.3 liter. VIN [...] approx 180,000 miles Hard to start cold. I checked the pump reservior and it was filled almost to the top with oil. I tried adding more and the oil level just kept dropping back t...
2001 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA57451
Check engine light on - when starts missing will have hissing almost like vacuum leak around rear of engine - have run injector balance test - have installed smoke tester for vacuum leaks - inspect ignition components - when straightens up will stop hissing Trouble codes: P0302, P0304, P0305
2003 Ford Focus LX 2.0L RCM programm VIN: 1ZRT78ADSF
This question is for a dealer FORD tech that is familure with the programming of RCM for ford products. Acciedent car replaced everything blown (no module) tried to reset I can clear codes with PDS then shows no codes stored. so with data logger everything ch...
1995 GMC Safari 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDDM19W15
Car came in with the check engine light on and code 32 stored. Replaced 02 for lazy response and for the fact that is was original then replaced prom with the updated one for code 32. Cleaned egr passage and replaced gasket with one with screen. The problem is... Trouble codes: 32 (egr problem)
1999 GMC Savana 2500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GTFG25W3X
towed in flooded, crankcase equal mix of fuel and oil. changed plugs, new oil and filter. when trying to start vehicle backfires, fires randomly. any suggestions would be apprecieted. thanks Dave
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L consumption VIN: 2GTEK19T02
Hi guys and gals. We have a customer that says he is adding 1 qt of motor oil every 250 - 300 miles. there is no smoke no leaks. the customer says he adds oil every time he fills up. thanks for any info.
1999 Hyundai Grandeur 3.0L Hesitation VIN: KMHFU41DRY
This vehicle bogs down slightly under acceleration but does not appear to misfire. All serial data appears normal. The fault code may be a red herring because the TSB for the variable induction system code says this fault is unlikely to affect driveability. Th... Trouble codes: P1159 (Variable induction system)
1984 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start
Vehicle had been setting up for 4 years. Owner decided to sell it so it was towed in for no-start.Found it had no spark and no injector pulse,found out that rats had chewed dist. pickup wires into,installed new pickup,-- spark and injector pulse came back.Will...
1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L 3rd gear shift fork VIN: 1J4FJ68S2V
This is another long winded post. We normally are considered the "Jeep Experts" in our area, but this one has us puzzled. This Jeep originally came to us completely stock. We installed a 3.5" lift kit with transfer case drop kit.(Rubicon Express). Approximatel...
1993 Lincoln Town Car Jack Nicklaus 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM82W7P
I am pulling my hair out on this one. Car came in on a 45 degree angle... No start. The car turns over. I have spark, and fuel pressure. but no injector pulse. The power is there but no ground from the computer. I have also checked the TPS and O2 sensors. I tr...
2001 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L battery VIN: WX1Y624833
customer complaint battery dead in a week if not drove.2 battery replace by ford. customer states small glitches of headlights and dash lights comes on when alarm set with key pad,dash lights dim and brighten sometimes when driveing , radio quit playing still ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Cuts out VIN: WDBEA32EXS
this vehicle has to sit at least 8 hours before it does it. if you take off from a cold start, med to heavy accel, the engine cuts off like it died out. if you release the accelerator, the engine will "come back" to idle. press the pedal again and it falls on ... Trouble codes: 104 (fuel safety shut-off of accelerator or cuise control onhistory)
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJ55F3VJ
This car comes in on a hook. Owner is not one to take care of his cars. He reports that the car was overheating (bad passive fan) and that to keep it from getting too hot at a light, he turns it off. Battery is dead and will not start. Easy enough, gets it tow...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant LS 3.0L Stall VIN: 4A3AA56H11
Hi everyone and thanks in advance for any assistance on this problem. The cust. complaint is that the vehicle stalls with the hvac blower on. During a road test no problem was discovered, however with the vehicle sitting in the shop idling every time the ac co...
2000 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 3N1CB51A9Y
Cust had car a two different shops before coming here and has complained that the car has no heat. The other shops have put a t stat and flush on car and still no heat. Cust brought another t-stat and we installed correctly per nissan service manual and also h...
1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais 2.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: IG3NL54U7K
Vehicle came from another shop, they put the plugs and wires on. Customer concern is that the engine will backfire through the intake and stall. Problem is very intermitant and only happens when accelerating from a stand still. I've noticed a hesitation almo... Trouble codes: 45 (Rich Condition)
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L Hesitation, Stall, revs limited VIN: 1G3AG53M3R
Good morning IATN fellow members. I got this old's that does not want to rev up over 4000 rpm. I have scanned it and I do have an egr solenoid code but I will replace it after getting this straightened out. This car apparantly works great when its cold but I c...
1997 Plymouth Grand Voyager SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4GP44R6V
i have this van that came in with engine miss and code p0352. the plugs where shot so i replaced them and checked the wires.i replaced the coil then the computer.the code and miss still there.so i ran new wires from computer to coil and also power feed. it sti... Trouble codes: P0352 (ignition primary circut 2)
1980 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Engine VIN: 91A0141080
Greetings, Group, This well maintained 911 came in with the oil pressure light coming on at idle. We confirmed pressure of 0.4 bar at hot idle with a mechanical gauge. As the customer was also complaining of numerous oil leaks, we pulled the engine for overha...
1995 Saturn SW1 1.9L cooling fan VIN: 1G8ZH8284S
We,ve got this Saturn that has strange cooling fan operation. Fan won't come on till temp hits 226. Then it doesnt cycle off again till 162. You can read fan request on scanner and it switches on and off at these temps. At 210 if you turn ac on ,fan request sa...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L head gasket VIN: 4S3BH665X2
We are fairly new at Subaru repairs. I understand the 2.5L has head gasket issues. We have encountered our first. The driver's side head gasket is leaking coolant externally. This engine has not overheated and it is only seeping slightly. I would like to know ...
1988 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: JT3VN66W6J
This is long desciption, but is needed for full understanding. Vehicle was at another shop for a missfire on number 6 cylinder. They determined that #6 had no compression. They did a valve job both heads, number 6 had a seated that had dropped out. They still ...
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1NX8A02EXV
this is a wierd one for me, the vehicle idles a little rough. when you bring the engine about 1/8 throttle the engine shuts down. has spark throughout shutdown, but looses injector pulse, yet ecm went from 5 to 9 miliseconds on the pulsewidth, looking at scann...
1986 Volkswagen GTI 1.8L No Start
hi. first let me state i'm NOT a vw tech. also, i'm at home so no vin avail(sorry). New customer towed car in. car sat for a year. another shop installed fuel pump and filter. couldn't start it, sent it to dealer. dealer installed CTS and plug end.car ran ok f...

Fixes & Summaries for All Makes and Models
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2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L code 41 VIN: WBAGH83404
Micheal & John were correct the vehcle needs to be driven for the code to clear and even a new one calibrated with the factory tool (as David noted a new one would need calibrating) had been installed it still would a drive cycle to clear the code. Thank you f...
1990 Buick Regal Limited 3.8L Dash lights VIN: 2G4WD14T1L
Thank you for your replies. Daniel from NH mentioned an Alldata bulletin Number 93818 that was very helpful. If this gray wire gets shorted it will take out the headlight switch with it. I found the fuse I had wired in had blown. Replaced the fuse and the ligh...
1994 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, dies when warm VIN: 2G4WB55L3R
sorry about the lack of info first time on site someone suggested spraying crank sensor with cold water and see if vehicle starts right up with sensor cooled off. it worked so we replaced sensor and everthing seems fine now thanks
2002 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L transmission VIN: 1G4CU54182
We Found That grommet in firewall for the trans shifter cable was missing. The noise we were hearing was normal, but was grossly amplified due to missing grommet!! Thanks for all responces.
1984 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L Thermostat housing
WOW!! Thanks for all the GREAT replies. 15 of the 20 replies referred to a GM repair kit which was the answer and a real timesaver. A special thanks to Fritz. He gave me the GM part number 1628921 Many Thanks Mike
1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L TheftLoc radio VIN: 2G1WL52M1T
Thanks so much to Daryn of Washington for the prompt reply and the right code. Since both #'s were the same I couldn't tell if the backup codes were right. There was no flash or anything between the two sets. Thanks to all who take their time to reply on this ...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L transfer case VIN: 2GCEK19R6V
Thanks soooo much for the replys. The rear tail output shaft snap ring was broken. You guys were right on!! Thanks again, Kyle
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1GCEC14W82
Sorry for the delay in closing this request, things are crazy here. As quite a few of the replies stated it was indeed a clogged catalytic converter on the left side. I am disappointed in myself that I let that one slip. I thought it through after the fact and... Trouble codes: P0101.
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L Fuse panel VIN: 1GNDT13S03
Fixed! Thank you all for the timely and accurate responses. We jumped battery voltage to one of the affected fuses, and the symptom disappeared. We examined the bottom of the fuse block, realized that the 30 amp fuse didn't feed the rows of other fuses directl...
1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 3C3EL55H7T
I replaced the distributor ($150.00)...that wasnt it. So then I had the crank sensor in stock and put it on and it worked.
2000 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L timing belt area noise VIN: 1FMDU32X4R
thanks for all the help, i installed new waterpump, and tensioner and all the pullys reinstalled the belt with a new hydraulic tensioner and it is running fine. still not sure what was the problem but i suspect it was the belt at waterpump pully skipping due t...
1993 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Hesitation VIN: 1B7GL23Y5P
Thank you all. I have solved the problem with my fuel gauge I relieved pressure as the truck was running and the vehicle acted like it wanted to die at an idle. I took the vacuum off the pressure regulator and the pressure at an idle went up. I took it for a t...
1995 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L No Start VIN: 1B3HD46T8S
Thanks all for the help but after put a new battery the car won't start the costumer decided to take and save some money for the repair I lose one but I learn a lot. Thank you
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L lacks power VIN: 3B7HF12Y7W
Thanks for all the input. most were about exhaust restrictions, cam timing, and map. All were good. Customer has had the truck a few days now, and had no problems. I think they would have been happier with a 5.9. There just isn't anything wrong with the truck ...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L Battery Discharge VIN: 1B4XS2843X
Thanks to all who replied trying to help with fix on this one, the actual cause of complaint was found to be shorted rear windshield wiper motor. The door jam switches were checked with no change, cig lighter, radio was also isolated with no change. According ...
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Blower motor VIN: IB7FL26X8X
Thanks all of you for your confirmation that, yes, the dash and also the entire assembly with the heater core/evaporator must be removed from the vehicle in order to replace the blower motor. Makes you realize once again that the engineers who design these veh...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF13Z31
What a pain in the @$$ ! We kept getting the WRONG PCM from MOPAR. After much frustration, I pulled up a wiring schematic for a 2000 modle year truck and noticed differences in the wire colors that more closley matched what the truck has. I called my MOPAR dea... Trouble codes: P0031 (o2 sensor heater circuit low bank 1 sensor1).
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 5.9L transfer cas VIN: 1B4HS48Z72
Well I think I got the cart in front of the horse. The fix to this problem was in the main controller. After using the wiring information that was in alldata we were able to trace all of the wiring which was good. and we found that when we replace the controll...
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Laramie 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7K528C95
this vehicle ended up going to a dealer for 6 injectors, fuel pump, and fuel tank cleaning as we are not a dealer we can not buy injectors thank you to the three people who took time to reply. the dealer tells us the tank and injectors where pluged with dirt c...
1950 Ford Pickup .0L Charging VIN: 97HG332094
The fix turned out to be a very simple one. Our local napa store gave us the wrong voltage regulator twice. The newer napa regulator turned out to be one for a gm system rather than a ford. A local starter/generater rebuild shop was able to help us locate the ...
1953 Ford F-100 pickup 239CID Labor time
Thanks to all of you who replied. I ended up charging the customer for R&R once, and am in the process of charging the machine shop for R&R of the oil pump to find a internal oil leak, (missing oil galley plug) and for R&R of the engine for times to send it ba...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy, hard start VIN: 1FTJW36F9T
thanks to all who sent me great responces. the person went on vacation and i did not apply any fixes yet but i am confident that you have helped tremendasly. i am closing thie responce as i will be over my month time limit befor i can repair this vehicle thank...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 2FMZA5149W
Andre & Rusty nailed it on the button. New Borg Warner heli-wound wires were the problem. Went to a typical resitance core wire and problem solved. I've had great success with the BW wire in the past, until this odd duck. I had no flaw on ignition scope or wir... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft position sensor problem detected).
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L 2nd & 4th VIN: 1FTNX21S7I
Thank you all who replied. The problem with no 2nd turned out to be a destroyed intermediate diode. The tsb that describes this is 01-13-5. One thing to note is my new int drum requred 1 additional steel and plate compared to the old one so order parts accordi...
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L rear lights and interior lights VIN: 2FMZA50421
It is now fixed. Thanks to the people that wrote to me. They are the reason it is fixed. After I posted this, I was able to get a Mitchell wiring diagram from the public library. This had a good diagram and really helped me. My problem was the yellow/light blu...
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2FMZA51483
i changed the iac, had cleaned maf on a separate visit. the baro was still off let the car go because so intermitten have been waiting to hear back from customer. asked service advisor to [...] but did not get any messages from customer so saying it is fixed. t...
2001 GMC Sierra 1500 HD SLE 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK69U71
i got in another tac module was not getting 5v on app 1. install tac and still no throttle response. load tested every wire on tac module with units disconnected and a halogen bulb to load test circuits. all circuits tested good. went to serial data circuits a... Trouble codes: P1518 (lost serial data between etc and pcm).
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L No Start, Stall VIN: KMHCG45G8Y
thanks for all who helped problem was to intermittent at first I helped my tech who was working on the car turned out to be a crank position sensor THANKS TO ALL
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Transfer case VIN: 4S2CM58W0X
Hello and thanks for all the help! After taking some time away from this thing, we found something very basic that turned out to be the problem. The front and rear tires were one size different! That'll do it! To try it out, we lowered the air pressure in th...
2002 Kia Sedona EX 3.5L lights VIN: KNDUP13132
I apologize for the delay in closing this post, I've been trying to get the customer back in here. I was not able to fix this rig at this time. I advised the customer to install the updated Kia alternator and belt and get the re-programming done. Gave her an e...
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT8UF11E0R
Got quite a few replies, all with helpful info, but Jim at Elk Grove Toyota hit it right on the head. After a good check of TE1 and E1 to make sure no short was present. As the ECU was stuck in diagnostic mode. I pulled the cover off the ECU and 2 capacitors w...
2000 Mazda Miata 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NB3532Y
THank you for all of you who replied my request . Most of you suggest to replace coil pack and cat. The customer just concern about the running rough(dead miss) at this monent. So I order the coil from dealer , imstallled it in and give car back to the custome... Trouble codes: P0300, P0420.
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L Electric Seats VIN: WDBLK70G22
I recieved only 2 replies. One pointed out there are 2 fuses for each seat. One operates the fore/aft motor and the rear up/down motor, the other-the rest. There was some confusion about this vehicle having the feature. This is the rear seat entry function. Th...
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Overdrive VIN: 4M2ZZU54E2
Thanks to everyone who responded. After all our testing (mostly for a short in the wiring) we didn't find a thing wrong. The customer needed the vechile and knowing he could drive the with OD button off we put it back together. When we took it for a test drive...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GT 3.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, slugish, no power VIN: 4A3AE85H91
Thanks to all that replied. The ring behind the crank gear that slides through the crank sensor had slid about 20 degrees causing the timming to be retarded. Thanks guys, Nick Trouble codes: P0335, P0340.
1986 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: JN1HZ14S2G
Hi guys! Well I thought I had closed this and another request but I must be mistaken. In any case here goes. Those of you who suggested the Mass Air Flow Meter you were right on the money. I appreciate all who replied. Thank you!!! Tina Trouble codes: 12 (Air flow meter), 21 (Ign), 23 (Idle switch circuit), 31 (ecm), 41 (fuel temp sensor).
1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1G3NL54U9L
Hi guys, This one was customer's stupidity. Way too much injector cleaner trying to clear up a miss. Drained the tank, new plugs, and now seems just fine. Thanks everyone. Tina
2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L level control VIN: 1GHDX13E6Y
thank you for all your help. the yellow wire from the fuse has a common with the rear quarter windows and the connection was bad right under the passenagers feet.
1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L rear defogger VIN: 1G2HX53L6P
Thank you. The relay was behind the glove box in a panel. Found the relay was stuck on and burned off a wire behind the control panel. Fixed wire, replaced relay and all is well.
1995 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GMDU06L5S
I received a few helpful replies, the one from Keith seemed to be on the right track, but we never were able to pin down the failure. In the end we had swapped out the computer twice, the ignition control module, all three coils, crank sensor, cam sensor, and ... Trouble codes: P0321, P1361 (IGNIITON CTRL TOGGLE ERROR Current Code), VAR10.
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