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2002 Audi A4 1.8L master cyl? VIN: WAULC68E02
hi techs this audi came in with brakes all locking up. put on lift could not turn wheels. let cool down now they turn . test drive can not get it to happen again. it acked as if the master cly was not letting the fluid to return. had 1 code 0435 brake presure ...
1995 Buick Regal 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB12L0S
cust complaint of check eng light, no current codes, vehicle has 16 memory codes, can not clear memory codes, tried replacing ecm and prom, checked powers and grounds all ok , vehicle runs fine, without running eng was able to clear all but 5 codes turn key of...
2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52JXY
This Buick is setting this vent code because the tank pressure is reading very strangly on my OTC scanner. I get readings varying from -58000in to - [...]! I haven't had much time to work on this yet but I did pop a new tank pressure sensor, but that made n... Trouble codes: P0446
1990 Chevrolet Lumina 2.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL54R4L
Ok, this 90 Lumina comes in on the hook, wont start, the battery was dead, so we charged it up, and the car starts, get ready to back it out for road test, and it dies, Wont resart. good spark, no injector pulse, check all the wiring, cleaned connections, car ...
1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start VIN: 2G1WL54T6L
This is a really basic system by today's standards, and I've fixed hundreds of these things, but this one has me stumped! Towed is as a no-start. No spark, no inj pulse. very weak crankshaft signal, checked at 3 meg-ohms, so we slam-dunked a new one in. Now th...
1996 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19W41
Vehicle arrived with customer complaint of ABS activates when driving down the road. After road test to duplicate found engine momentarily shuts down,scan tool resets(no codes stored),ABS resets,and fuel pump relay clicks when condition occours. Happens at all...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hydraulic VIN: 1GCEC19R9T
This vehicle came to us reffered by another repair shop in the area. The complaint was excessive pedal travel. we found the prop valve mounted to the abs unit leaking. customer elected to install a salvage yard nonabs combo valve instead of the factory valve, ...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS18W6Y
Vehicle was brought in for running rough and failed emissions. Upon looking at the vehicle I found that it still had all the original tune-up parts so they all got replaced ie... Plugs, wires, cap and rotor. After futher testing I also found that the Spider In... Trouble codes: P0302, P0304
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L cooling fans
Car has come back with cooling fans always running high speed. engine stays cool all the time. have scanned computer for codes found none. have checked coolant senor for bad readings found ok. checked for high pressure on a/c found ok. alldata states fans shou...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L fuel system VIN: 2GTEK19T21
this is the first time i've posted a help request so bear with me! this vehicle started as a dead battery that we towed in. replaced the battery and the cruise light and the headlight high beam light is on with the key on or off. checked codes and found a 1626...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L transfercase VIN: 1GNDT13S32
vehicle came in with complaint of 4wd inoperative and 4wd indicator lights inop. we tried to check system for codes and can not comunicate with the transfercase module so we checked ecm for codes has code u1000 serial data problem. we have checked powers and g...
1998 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L left front suspension VIN: 1C4GP64L2W
This van has a knock on the left side. It appears to be coming from the cowl/strut area. I have replaced the sway bar bushings in the past two months and this has not cured the problem. The following items have been replaced within the past two years/25,000 m...
1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Cuts out VIN: 1B3ES47Y2W
This is a goofy one, the vehicle stalls out only on right hand turns, after the car is warmed up! Graphed the cam and crank with the graphing scanner and both are loosing signal when simptom occurs. Has anyone had this problem before? I suspect either a loss o... Trouble codes: P0340 (No cam position signal at PCM)
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B7HF16Y8X
Customer towed in vehicle after it stalled while running in his barn. Engine cranks but will not start. No codes in computer. On each cranking attempt the coil and injectors fire once in the beginning and once at the end of the starting attempt. All sensor ran...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44R21
I will start by apologizing for being long winded,but I don't want to miss anything. The customer has been chasing this problem for about a year and a half. Intermittently the vehicle will crank and not start. Let vehicle sit and it will start eventually. Hot ... Trouble codes: P0353 (primary ckt ign. coil 3), P0351 (primary ckt ign. coil 1), P0352 (primary ckt ign. coil 2)
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R92
I just installed a remote starter on this van. Worked fine. Now the coustomer said that with the key the van will not start all the time. I have looked at all of my wiring again, And all is ok. looked at the wiring harness by the transmission and it has not ru... Trouble codes: P0351, P0353
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L will not shift VIN: 1B7GG32N82
stays in 2x4. 4x4 or 4x4low light will flash like the command is there, but shift motor will not shift. looking at scan data, the nutral input is there, the ignition input is there the commamnd is there, but no action. i have tested and retested everything i c...
1990 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Hesitation VIN: 1FTCR10A7L
vehicle has no acceleration when warm. great when cold but after 10 miles it feels like cat is plugged when trying to accelerate. confirmed that cat is not plugged and base timing is dead on( did t-belt for maint.)originally diagnosed as weak fuel pump. only r... Trouble codes: 41 (fuel control), 33 (no egr opening), 32 (evp below minimum)
1994 Ford F F800 5.9L Starting VIN: 1FDNK72C2R
very hard start cold if its not pugged in it may not start at all. I put a fuel filter on (custumer request) when it does start it dosnt accel very well at all like its running out of fuel. I know almost nothing about deisels or to spell it for that matter. so...
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L check eng light on VIN: 1FTCR10A3T
MOD lists about 60 steps to diag this code. Can any Ford techs tell me what sets this code and a code P01446 most often and where to go first? Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: 1443 (Manufacturer Controlled Aux Emmissions Controls)
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L lf wss VIN: 1FALP62W0T
Hello, Customer came in complaining of wheel bearing noise and ABS light on. Verified noise on test drive, RF wheel bearing very noisy. Code 31 stored for LF wheel speed sensor. Checked LF WSS sensor resistance and found it to be completely open internally, r...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1FTJW35F8T
truck has been to two dealers, & area diesel shop up the street know i got it. customer said afterdealer got done with it installing fuel filter & changing oil it started & ran ok for a day. then went back to not wanting to start or run well. took back to deal...
1998 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMYU22X2W
What a wierd one! We have this explorer come in for a check engine light. Found lower intake to be leaking vacuum. Sold the job. Tech did job, truck would not start. (had the battery unhooded during the job) We have no injector pulse or spark. We have checked... Trouble codes: P1260
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L Fuel leak VIN: 1FAFP66L6X
Car came in with a no start. No fuel pressure. Diagnosis reveals bad pump. The fuel lines and electrical connections are found under the rear seat. There has been some prior repair, don't know when, customer just purchased car. One clip for the rear seat cushi...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Hesitation, Bogs at cruise VIN: 1FTSF31FXX
Hi techs We have a 98 F350 DIT Diesel in that runs great except at cruise. This pick-up Idles,runs and accellerates good with lots of power (even loaded up hill) but as soon as it reaches cruise at any speed from 30-75 (were we tried it) the engine acts like ...
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU73X6Y
hello techs I got this ford in my building in which I do not work on. I do mainly v/ws and audi. Any way it had these lean codes po174b and po171b both 1,2 banks for running lean. This car runs great it has no visible problems other than the codes . I smoke ck... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Stall VIN: 3FTSW31F4Y
Customer complaint , during deceleration, engine dies, intermittently, good day bad day anyday.other than that restarts and goes many miles until it does it again. our services have included replacing glow plugs and valvecovers, the air filter and fuel filter ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.8L reverse VIN: 1FTNX21S7I
This trans came in for no 2nd. I tore this down and found a destroyed int diode. I replaced int drum, sprag and clucthes with old style. My problem now is no reverse and delayed 3rd and 4th. When I first started out reverse worked fine but as it warmed up I lo...
2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A2Y
Car originally came in w/ a surging idle complaint, no chk engine light. We replaced a faulty pcv valve and that seemed to take care of it. Started doing it again a short time later, then check engine light came on with above code. Long term fuel trim (see sta... Trouble codes: P1126 (manufacturer controlled fuel and air metering)
2003 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L No Start VIN: 1GRWSDMHGT
vehicle was stolen from shop, recovered vehicle with no wheels or door panels radio gone and no key. owner wants to see if engine wil run before sinking money into it. had key made at dealer. does anybody know how to bypass security system to hear engine run?
1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Relay VIN: SAJNW484XN
I changed the master solenoid brakes ,(passenger side next to firewall, inside engine compartiment), and the dealer sent the abs relay to change too. This relay is a upgrade abs sistem.,but I dont find this relay in car.Help me.Thanks a lot
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Trunk lock VIN: SAJHX1749R
Im having a problem opening the trunk with the key.But the trunk will open from the button in the center console. I removed the latch assembly and found that when unlocking there is a servo motor that provides the needed travel of the unlocking mechanism.I ca...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FX58S6T
Thanks in advance for your help, the problem i am having with this jeep is a very intermitant split second hesitation or stall, when the problem occurs the volts gauge will drop down all the way like it would when you turn the car off, all other gauges are nor...
2001 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L burned wiring VIN: 1J4GW58N92
Help. I am removing the dash to expose a burned wiring harness. The dash pad is off but i can not get the dash sub frame out. Something is stuck in the middle. Both ends are movable but the center section is attached. i can not find were. Thanks for your help.
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L Left blend door VIN: SALPV1247T
Hi group, I hope somebody can help. We have this 96 Rover, the heater works only on pass. side,cold at driver side. We don't have the scanner for ROVER diagnostic system. But so far we have had good lock to repair this cars. I have removed the left blent door ...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNFM97V8W
Vehicle presents with a no-start cold. After plugging block heater vehicle will usually fire right up. This problem is intermittent though. This morning {-10C} it fired up with no problem. Scan data revealed nothing unusual. Could this vehicle require reprogra...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L instrument cluster VIN: WMWRD33402
Dear Cooper Gurus, I have a Mini in the shop and when you shut it off the instrument cluster light stay on..all the time. Any help on this would be greatly appreciated. Steve [...]
1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L forward movement VIN: 4A3AJ46GXT
I have reviewed similar but not exact posts in the network. Would appreciate anything you could add. Solenoid packs are new TCM is reman / refurb Initial readings/ test data are from initial diagnosis prior to replacing TCM Technician has traced all signals a...
1993 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Battery Runs Dead VIN: JN1MS36P3P
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help with this tyrant. The customer brought this 240SX to me saying that the battery runs dead in the mornings. I charged the battery and found only a 6 miliamp draw. I drove the vehicle home 3 nights in a row and ...
1995 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L fuel system VIN: 1J4GWG365D
This car is back in my shop for the third time. Each time the vehicle comes in on a hook for a no start, each time I have found it flooded. The first 2 times I put transmission fluid in the cylinders, and repalced all 6 spark plugs, and the vehicle started rig...
1997 Nissan Sentra GLE 1.6L engine VIN: 1N4AB41D5V
Long term slow coolant loss. Pulled head and found appearance of leakage near timing chain area. Resurfacing of head confirmed low spot in same area on first cut. Did not pressure test head because of apparent obvious cause. After re-assembling used an air-vac...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Engine VIN: JN1CA31D6Y
Hello iATN Members This Maxima has a rattling, pecking noise that sounds to be coming from the upper end. Noise is present at idle, accelerating or decell, But not if you hold at steady RPM of idle. MAF reading are normal, No codes. Customer said it has had th...
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L ignition switch VIN: YS3DD588N1
Hi Saab techs, I am not familiar with this anti theft system. when battery power is removed does the transponder need reprogramming?Or might the key problem be coincidental?Any help/guidance greatly appreciated!Thanks in advance David
1998 Subaru Forester 2.5L Oil Temp light flashing VIN: JFISF6354W
Im over looking the procedure in ALLDATA to diag and perform a pin test to see if the problem is in the wiring or the solenoid C itself. My question is; I see that to get to solenoid C the extension case needs to be removed, is this something that a non-trans...
2001 Subaru Outback L.L. Bean 3.0L oil leak Valve Cover area VIN: 4S3BH80631
The eng. is leaking oil from the Pass side of eng, valve cover area. I have never replace v/c on this model and with a timing chain. I want to make sure it's leaking from the v/c or is it coming from another source. If it is v/c gasket is there any triks to ma...
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Pump VIN: 4T1E12B9T2
Vehicle saw an aftermarket power steering pump for case halve leak. Returned with pump leaking just a few thousand miles and repair facility replaced under warranty. 3,000 miles later came to me with power steering leak. Not fond of aftermarket and authorized...
2002 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L rear window defroster VIN: 4T1BF28B42
Greetings to all. I have a really good customer with an odd problem. The rear window defroster only partially works. If I measure the voltage on the grid at the driver's side, I have 12 volts, as I go across the window the voltage will drop off until I get to ...
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWMA63B7W
This car came in last month with code P1136. The car was tested for induction leaks, exhaust leaks and gas anylized...was rich (CO was .30 %) at idle. We replaced the air mass sensor and forward oxygen sensor and had peace for app one month. The car is back wi... Trouble codes: P1136 (Fuel trim too lean bank 1)
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 33VWCF21CO
we have a 1999 tdi beetle that is randomly stalling. replaced fuel cut solenoid as per talk with vw dealer. customer states the car still just shuts off with no warning. the fuel solenoid was getting very warm to touch and it did drop out, still had voltage at...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L smoke VIN: 3VWDD21C8Y
This is a car that was just purchased, so no history. Car has 2 problems. One is it overheats. radiator stays cold. Fan comes on. Already removed Stat & waterpump impeller appears o.k. Stat looks new & I know someone had it out because the old o-ring was setti...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 3VWCD21C2Y
This car will start fine cold but when left to idle cold it will start to load up, and eventually foul the spark plugs to the point it quits running. It will restart but run poor until the plugs are cleaned. Originally it wouldn't restart and I pulled the plug... Trouble codes: P0300
1994 Volvo 940 2.3L stop lights VIN: YVIJS8312R
Car belongs to college students who are home for Christmas. Brake lights are inoperative, all fuses are good. Park lock works, all bulbs are good. All other lights work no stop lights work even the third brake light doesn't work. Stop light switch has voltage ...
2000 Volvo C70 2.3L engine VIN: YV1NC53D6Y
HELLO VOLVO TECHS: This car came to us for a third opinion on an engine knock. The original problem was engine knock--previous shop removed oil pan and replaced all the o'rings for oil supply. The engine was clean inside and oil pressure was in spec after this...

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2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L abs light VIN: WAUED24BXY
Thank you for your help customer picked up vehicle so I never got to go any futher on repairing vehicle. Thanks again for your help everyone.
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L tailgate closer VIN: WBADP6347Y
Many thanks to Michael from Florida who faxed me the wiring diagrams and component locations for the tailgate closer system. The customer has not yet returned for further diagnosis, but I feel confident I can troubleshoot the system now. Jon from Missouri poin...
1989 Chevrolet S10 4.3L High Idle VIN: 1GCDT14Z0K
Thanks to everyone for your help on this one. Allen from North Carolina nailed it right on the head. Driving at speeds over 35 mph to relearn achieved a perfect idle. Thanks again!
1994 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GCDT19WXR
After a few suggestions about disconnecting the battery for 5 minutes and letting the system reset Its works fine so thanks for all the help on this.
1996 Chevrolet Beretta Z26 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G1LW15M5T
The fix for this critter was R&R of the intake manifold gasket as it leaks between the manifold port to the valve cover area so you can't heae it unless you take the valve covers off. Two of the 9 replies thought it was the intake leak. Thanks a lot!
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 8.1L Code P0708 VIN: 1GCHK29G32
Thanks again to all who replied. I replaced the switch with another new updated switch with no luck. Checked all wirieg in and out of the tcm and the nsbs again. Found no problems. Tryed to clear code and it would shut off but come right back on. Borrowed loca...
2000 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1BEJ46X7YN
Thanks for the replies, after rechecking harness again and activating the purge solenoid while engine was running it did stumble and the fuel trims reacted as expected trying to correct for the rich mixture, which brought us back to the pcm, which was the prob... Trouble codes: P0443.
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L Front AC VIN: 1B4HS48N72
Want to thank those that took their time to help. After being set straight on it being an expansion valve system not an orifice tube the bells started going off in my head thinking-oh ya- thats the link that could make the rear work and not the front. Recieved...
2003 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Gas gage drops VIN: 1D7HL389N9
All of you must be reading the same manual and I certainly apprecate your help. The vehicle is now up and running and there are no underlying hanging codes. Thanks !
1986 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L No Start, no start/hard start VIN: 1FTHX2512G
First, o/, thanks for all the replies!! Ok I checked the compression and it was good, I then check the batteries and one was low and the cables are in poor shape too. I suspect that low cranking speed is the culprate. I have added an auxillary glow plug switch...
1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L smokes on start VIN: 1FASP15J7T
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. We checked the plugs and found the one most likely taking oil, so we started with that cylinder. We found that the valve guide to valve clearance was .010 with the valve closed, which is a bit much. We remove...
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Unknown VIN: 9991547845
customer called last friday cel on idle searching cold again.has scheduled apointment with local ford dealer.they told him probably intake gaskets.any further problems i will reopen.thanks to all who replied i got a lot of useful input i will use with the next...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FTZR15V1X
Well we were going to look at this one more when customer brought it back, but it still hasn't come back!!! So either the vehicle fixed itself or the customer has learned to deal with it or they went to another shop, either way I'm not happy!! I hate not being... Trouble codes: P0305 (cyl 3 missfire).
2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU64EO2
The Explorer is fixed. The fuel pressure I saw at idle of 67psi is normal. The regulator for this mechanical returnless system is part of the fuel pump module and located in the tank. I though about it over the weekend, and remembered reading that on some retu... Trouble codes: P1131.
1991 GMC S15 Jimmy SLE 4.3L front diff. & transfer case VIN: 1GKCT18Z1M
thanks to all who helped theres a spring clip that holds the cable to the front shift fork under the switch housing spring was bent and allowing cable to slide through replaced clip working properly thanks again
1991 GMC TopKick 8.0L A/C Controller Module VIN: 1GDM71HJ1M
Havn't seen this truck back yet, I got 7 replies on everything from cleaning the contacts on the circuit board in the controller to checking the 2 relays for both the blower motors. Hopefully I will get it back on a slow week here after christmas. When I do I ...
1995 GMC Jimmy 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GKCS13W5S
thanks everyone- still haven't found problem, think i have a bad wire to ecm? chuck [...]
2000 GMC C-Series Topkick C7H042 7.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GDJ7H1B1Y
thank you all for your input. what we finally noticed was that the blue wire to the left side tank was getting hot. so we replaced the fuel pump and went about 30 miles with no stalling. the pump must have been getting hot when switched on and there for shutti...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Night Dash lighs VIN: 2HKRL1863Y
Thank you to all who take the time and help me to figure out what's going on. Yes, it was the driver multiplex module and it is covered by Honda warranty-Recall. Merry Christmas to all Family!
2000 Honda Civic EX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEJ8644H
Thanks for the help on this problem. The vehicle won't be back for a couple of months because this problem is so intermittent. I will update when it returns. Thanks again. Trouble codes: P0325 (Knock Sensor).
1997 Hyundai Tiburon FX 2.0L Stall VIN: KMHJG34F8V
I recieved information from a number of people, which was very helpful. Some of the suggestion were a faulty mass air flow sensor, or a possible crank sensor failing very infreuqent. I never got the car to fail so I cleaned the throttle body and the mass air f... Trouble codes: P0133, P0136.
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Unknown VIN: JNKCA31A91
Thanks to Carlos, Rodney and Bill for the input, been waiting for the customer to bring the car back so I can do some testing, next step is to hook the scanner up to the tranny and see how it goes, if anything changes I'll let you know.. Again thanks for the h...
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58S8S
Ended up being transmision problem. The solenoids were cycling it in and out of 1st and 2nd gears so fast it felt like a missfire. When the frequency of the failure became slower we were able to determine that the trans. was screwing up. Thanks to all who repl...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, only at idle in gear VIN: 1J4GW48S91
I still have the car and have not fixed yet. None of the replies helped fix the problem. I have not tried a reflash yet, hate to spend the money without verifying it will fix problem.I would like to thank the 6 that responded to my request.
2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L shifting VIN: KNAFB12151
The problem turned out to be a defective ECM (and not the TCM, as the diagnostic tree was leading me to believe). In the Alldata, I went to an older Kia Sephia and the wiring schemitic showed that the flow of Torque Signal was from the ECM to TCM. Installed a ...
1994 Lexus LS400 4.0L starter VIN: JT8UF11E5R
Afraid this one is still hanging. If he pushes me to do something about it I'll tear it apart and replace the t-belt tensioner as advised to do by a couple of techs. Obviously not a common problem as most responces were different. Appreciate the advise and I'l...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L battery VIN: JT6HF10U5Y
After waiting many weeks for the customer to decide what to do with this Lexus he ended up telling me a little more of the problem and when it started to occur...Turns out this SUV was involved in a major collision on the left side and thats when the problems ...
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WDB1070451
hey group,thanks to all who responded. as stated in my original post we ordered another module # 40 32, the same as the first one we ordered that burned (thanks Terry from Cali for comfirming that was the right one). we tried it with the new valve and it worke...
1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No shifts VIN: 1MELM50U2S
Hello, Well customer finally brought car in. He was one of those 'you fixed my car a month ago and now something else doesnt work so it must be your fault' guys. Got car and it shifted beautifully, exactly as it had when it left a month ago, but engine had...
2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R 2.5L MIL Lamp on, P0507 VIN: 3N1AB51D73
Hi group, thanks for the replys! This one is actually quite simple. We followed the procedure with no results and even diconnected a injector as was recommeneded to us thru iatn post but with no luck. Now we have the snap on, (updated with 5.4, the most recent... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle speed control system RPM higher than expected).
2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2 3.8L power steering pump whine VIN: 2G2WS542X4
had to flush steering system again with gm power steering fluid. this was after about a month of driving after which the pump had quited down somewhat but still was not perfect.after flushing again the noise seemed somewhat acceptable although i would not say ...
1995 Saturn SW1 1.9L cooling fan VIN: 1G8ZH8284S
Thanks for all of the responses. The Saturn techs were right on. The cooling fan doesn't come on till temp reches 226. After that it runs for 5 minutes, regardless of temperature of engine. Big clue was when it cooled down to 160. Tstat should close and not al...
1998 Toyota RAV4 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: JT3HP10USW
The problum was a faulty MAP sensor that cost $300.00 and I was reluctant to buy for i was sure that I was wrong.Thanks for the information!!!
1999 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L Steering VIN: YV1TS97D3X
I talked to pump rep and he said i may need to run pump at speed for while to break it free and make it pump. Put a pressure gauge on the pump and let car run and after a while the pressure came up but the steering did not free. Pressure went up to 1500 psi wi...
2000 Volvo S80 T6 2.8L battery VIN: YV1TS90D6Y
Sorry for the wait I was waiting to here from the customer. The real drain was no drain at all. I left the key in the ignition it was off but just being in the ignition caused the anti-theft to draw. Also the trunk was open I removed the bulbs but the BCM woul...
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