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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L oil leak VIN: WAUED64B91
This car was checked at the dealer for severe oil leaks. They recommended cam adjuster seals replaced. We peeled a few layers of the top and inspected the cam adjusters; no leak there. Found leaks at front of engine, at the back between engine and transmission...
2001 Audi A4 1.8L no power VIN: WAUDC68D41
This car has no power. Almost like the turbo starts to work, then it just dies out, like there is no turbo. At times it will start to work for a few minuts and it has all kinds of power. I also removed the cat converter and road tested without a cat. Still no ... Trouble codes: P171
1995 BMW 740i 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGF6323S
this is a question for the people using the autologic for bmw,we currently have the ast retriever and the i-scan for bmw-but are not able to code any control units,looking at the autologic-wanted to know what you guys think about it,does it live up to your exp...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L Cam shaft specs VIN: WBADD6329W
Hello BMW techs. Just getting a cylinder head back from machine shop. I can't find the torque specs for the cam shafts anywhere. If anyone would happen to have the specs, please let me know. You can fax to [...]. You can respond h...
1987 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L boggs VIN: 1G4CW5134H
We have a 1987 Buick Park Ave. 3.8 in, with lots of symptoms: 1 After a cold soak it hesitates, cuts out, Boggs down when taking off. 2 After a cold soak it shifts late. 3 After a cold soak it may stall on the first attempted to start it. 4 When warmed up none...
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Surge, popping VIN: 1G6CD538XM
upon turning key on or off the isc motor pops in and out aproximately 1/4 inch in turn causing gas peddle to jump up and down othe than this the car will start and run fine. Have done throttle relearn procedure several times making no difference also tried new... Trouble codes: 30 (isc circuit malfunction)
1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M9S
THIS 95'S MAP SENSOR VOLTS ARE FIXED AT .04 VOLTS NO MATTER WHAT WAS DONE ON THIS CAR.It is a start/stall with s.e.s. light on and recorded immediately after cleared.All wiring to map and grounds are perfect,jumpered to 12 volts on map sensor line as instructe...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19RZV
The customer had done his own tune up on this truck when he did he broke the distributor where the cap screws down. So he removed the distributor and when he tried to put it back in it gave him the 1345 code and ran bad. He brings the truck to us to fix the di... Trouble codes: 1345A (ckp/cmt out of sync.)
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L air bag VIN: 1GCEK19M1W
Hello to all the great techs of the world.I purchased a 98 k1500 4x4 as a rebuilder,it was involved in a smack on the r front.The drivers side air bag deployed,the pass side was turned off at the time of the accident,so it did not deploy.I was wondering if i c...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L dual zone climate control VIN: 1GNDT13S32
vehicle came in with complaint of no heat on right hand side of pass. compartment, we checked and found 1 code which was bo424. we went through the diagnostic chart, it said to replace right blend door actuator and we did, but problem still persists. we took a...
2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WF55K84
hello, i live near chicago where the temp. has been below freezing for the past 30 days.the car came in with a po171 code . the code only set during the first mile of a cold engine start. the stft goes as high as +20 and the ltft is around +18.if i clear the c... Trouble codes: P0171
2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L fuel knock VIN: 1GCHK29235
came in for knock noise and loss of power. found p0308 and intermittant symptom caused by fuel injector #8. reflashed ecm and ipc (required after the ecm update). replaced injector. road test and hear fuel knock at light to med throttle. it is not cylinder spe... Trouble codes: P0308
1991 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4GK44R2M
Gentlemen, this caravan stall intermittently, each time i connect my scanner, noid lite et fuel pressure tester this van start. The thing i see not normal is the noid lite signal is weak on all front bank injector connector. Normally i check more before ask fo... Trouble codes: 11 (no reference signal)
1993 Dodge B350 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B5WB35Z4X
hi everyone, thanks for looking, the van came in for check engine light & missing problems. we checked on the scope ( master tech 5100 )found it needs to be tuned up, has the original spark plugs, wires, cap, & rotor with 160,000 miles on it. this still didn't... Trouble codes: P0300, P0301, P0305
1994 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HC16Y4R
Perfect running other than slight overfueling-black smoke on acceleration and free rev.'s. Ms fuel are 3.5 seconds, the pressure is 39,has returnless system with regulator in tank,all scanner data is correct at startup and after running 1/2 hour.Runs like a le...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L No movement in drive or reverse VIN: 1B4GT44L4W
Hello, This is my own vehicle and I have built many of these transaxles in the past.I was driving this vehicle with no prior symptoms and the trans went into neutral. I heard the front pump whine and I received many codes for pressure switch circuits as well a...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L gauge cluster VIN: 1B4GWC2F3C
This vehicle has been my nightmare for 3 days and I need help. This is a strange one, but here is goes. The vehicle came into my shop with the instrument cluster inop. When i turn the key to the unlock position the transmission range indicator and the odometer...
1990 Ford E-350 Econoline Custom 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FDKE30M1L
Hello,I have a diesel here that has a strange idle ,it will idle fast for about 4-5 seconds,then it will idle normal for about 1-2 seconds.Then you here a blurp from the exhaust and it idles fast again and almost sounds like it is missfiring when it is idleing...
1997 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L converter VIN: 1FALP53S6V
Hello all, I have this Ford with an apparent trans problem. I have searched the archives and found a bit of info but anything additional you can add before I commit on the repair would be appreciated. We are an import garage and don't see too many domestics.....
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU72X9Y
car came with the engine flooded with gas and an est. 2 quarts of gas in the oil. the owner stated the car started, ran for about 2 min. and died. when he tried to restart the engine just cranked and after about 10 tries the engine back-fired and the air clean...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L code p0741 VIN: 1FMDU75W72
looking for some help. explorer sets p0741 code (tcc stuck off) after 2-3 miles of driving. talked to atra help line they rec replacing valve body . wondering if anyone has seen this problem and what there fix was. i am open for any ideas or any way to verify ...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTSX31L72
I hope some one has seen this before or has some ideas for me. I inherited this vehicle from someone who had put 2 fuel pumps in before we got it. It had very little volume, so we put in a Ford fuel pump. It ran good for a day then came back. The problem is in...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNW21F92
This powerstroke will "cutout" when accelerating.It never stalls,just returns to idle.Most of the time it's at about 2800 rpm when accelerating,once it did it just off idle.It does it at the same engine speed regardless of what gear the trans is in.the fuel su...
2002 Ford Focus SE 2.0L door gasket, window channel VIN: 1FAFP34382
Thanks in advance; This Focus is driven by our shuttle driver's 17 yr old daughter. When it rains or the car is washed, the passenger back floor board will get wet. It rained pretty hard the other day and the leak was so bad there was about 2 inches of stan...
1991 GMC syclone 4.3L ignition VIN: 1GDCT14Z7M
missfire question is lower intake gasket has full open spacefor ports 2/4 and 3/5 and small open gap between head and manifold both sets of replacement gaskets have this design i think this is wrong anyone delt with this?
1996 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: KHMHJW34M8
Vehicle came in no start. Firing order looked tampered with but checked OK. Customer supplied used computer, still no start. I checked cam sensor - pattern looks good. Looked at crank sensor - tiny dent in sensor and pattern voltage is low. Replaced with new s...
2000 Infiniti QX4 3.3L alternator VIN: JNRAR07Y4Y
This car is driving me nuts. The charge light and brake light stay on all the time, but the alternator is charging properly so the customer has been driving it anyway. This time though the customer states she was driving down the freeway when the lights starte...
1972 Jaguar XKE 5.3L clutch
Hello Jaguar experts. I have this vintage 1972 Jaguar XKE with v12 and 4 speed manual transmission. It needs clutch. What is the best approach to remove transmission : with engine OR lower rear suspension and remove transmission without moving motor? The owner...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L fuel system VIN: 1J4FT68S8W
The vehicle starts but dies a couple of seconds after starting, replaced the crank and cam sensors. It has good spark, fuel pressure. At first had no crank ref signal. Tested fuel injector pulse and it dissappears after a couple of seconds of running.
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S91
Hi , every tech .I got this car came to my shop because misfire and check engine on with misfire codes . The customer use this vehicle to plow snow. After plow for an hour ,shut the car down and have a cup of coffee, come back about 10 or 15 minutes restart ca... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0306
1999 Lexus RX300 3.0L Check engine light VIN: JT6HF10V3X
This vehicle has been in another shop for 1 month and it's now come to us :). It has the engine gel/sludge problem, so the other shop clean it out without taking the heads or oil pan off. Check engine light is on code P1351(sensor/camshaft position sensor circ...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A61
Customer complaint was "low speed miss". Took for test drive and found a shake at idle and seemed down on power at wot. Scanned and found fuel trims whacked out and P304 stored. Checked mode $06 data and cyls. 1,2 with slight misfires, #4 was maxed out. Smoke ... Trouble codes: P0304
1993 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L brake lights & park lights VIN: JM3LV522OP
this van is blowing the stop/horn fuse when brakes are applied.Not blowing if horn is pressed.Park light fuse is blowing when headlight switch is moved to park light position. I'm assuming they are related although the only relationship I see according to my d...
2004 Mazda 6 i 2.3L No Start VIN: 1YVFP80C54
Hello all...I've got a 2004 Mazada 6 with a no start. I have spark and injector pulse for 2 rotations then none. I ohmed out crank sensor 446 ohms(spec according to Alldata 400-550 ohms) and ohmed out cam sensor 460 ohms (spec the same according to Alldata). I... Trouble codes: P0340
1994 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Air bag light on VIN: 1MEFL450U0
I'll have to be honest, I'm posting this because I'm too lazy to get a manual(and never have time...). This Sable came in from a good customer. His daughter ditched it at about 45mph. It has some chassis damage, popped the inertia switch. Reset the
1995 Nissan 200SX 1.6L brakes VIN: 1N4AB42D3S
need help with this nissan brake system. replaced front loaded brake caliper. front pads worn. replace right front brake hose, failed. replaced brake master cylinder, sinking pedal. back bleed each line from each wheel. have nice high hard pedal with engine of...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JN1CA31D9Y
Car dies at idle. Otherwise runs fine. No codes Fuel trim numbers -25 short term both sides at idle . New front cam sensor Clean injectors, confirm fuel pressure and regulator operation. Dies as if loosing injector signal. Cleaned Maf and load dropped to 30% a...
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5N1ED28Y71
Beating myself up to fix someelses problem Help. Thanks in advance. Trouble codes: P0325, P0300
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L speedo VIN: 1G3NL52E32
this vehicle,after a short drive ,the abs , trac off , service engine soon lights come on . one piece of info we found is that the speedo works in the vehicle but the speed is at o km on the scan tool while moving .there is one ouput & one input speed sensor ....
2001 Saturn L100 2.2L Horn VIN: 1G8JS52FX1
We have this Saturn that blows the horn when you start the car and the day time running lamps are on. If you put on the parking brake the horn won't blow. Also the horn gives a slight beep when turning the car off. We don't see many saturns, any ideas on this ...
2001 Toyota Tacoma DLX 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5TEHN72N01
Vehicle came back to the shop at 43280, same problem but sensors are OK. So we check air induction system, fuel pressure, exhaust system, injectors (cleaned), sensors circuit. All of these is working properly. All the data indicates that we have to replace ECU... Trouble codes: P1133 (Air /Fuel sensor circuit response malfunction)
1979 Volkswagen Rabbit (Car) 1.5L engine ,diesel 1.9 can it be install! VIN: VW23467890
This car belongs to friend of mine. He wants to put a 1.9 diesel engine in it. Is it easy to modify one? where can he get a long block or new one? Can he use a newer 1.9 and take out the turbo and modify the injector pump so that no electronic system will be u...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L long crank VIN: WVWPD63B7X
This Volkswagon Passat is experiencing an intermittent long crank cold problem. 9 times out of 10, the vehicle will start and run fine. But on the that 10th time, it will have a very long crank, and once it starts, it will chug for about a minute, then it will...

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1995 Audi A6 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUFA84A3S
Thanks to everyone. This car now runs. The cam timing being off caused the no spark/no fuel condition. All replys were very helpful. Special thanks to Douglas from North Carolina for suggesting making our own cam bar and also to Dan [...] Carthy for his thorough ...
1996 Audi A4 2.8L Electronic VIN: WAUEA88D5T
good morning: i recieved two replies on this one. both were very helpfull, however i found the blue lever blend motor was not running all the time, only once in a while. i believe it is the control that is bad. sometimes the motor runs if i reset the control...
2001 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC68D41
Thanks for the help--the timing was off one tooth. 16 was the correct number. Thanks for all the replies Phil Trouble codes: P0011 (Bank 1 Camshaft advance adjustment Specified value not obtained.).
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L i VIN: WBAHD6324S
well the fix is in the trans pos sensor was one problem after replacement all was well then on start up trans prog would come on again and when key was turned off. the check control mod fixed that problem all is well ! thanks again guys your the best . have a ...
1996 BMW 750iL 5.4L Fails Emission test VIN: WBAGK2323T
the consensus was this car was not gonna pass the Oregon DEQ test(readiness codes) without new ECMs, the customer(another shop and used car dealer) elected to take the car with no repairs, da boss's sources at the local BMW dealer agreed, the only way to get t...
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L air bag VIN: WBABJ8332X
Hello,The car is fixed.The code is for passenger seat occupancy sensor,open circuit.This is a very common fault and not too hard to repair.The sensor is in the bottom of the passenger seat,inside tge cushion.It can be replaced without removing the seat.First t...
2005 BMW 330Ci 3.0L dsc light on VIN: WBABW53435
Hi, The big thing is having a GT-1. The dealer in town was not correct saying, 'if you go more than 10 miles the modual will be junk.' A dealer in Detroit had the car for one morning. They reinstalled the original part, read codes from that part. Reinstalled t...
2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L key tumbler VIN: 3G1WS54CGH
thank you everyone for your help.i lubricated the cylinder in the steering column and seems to be okay.special thanks to pete from illinois.
1993 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDU6L2PT
thanks to all that responded. the different reccomendations where plug wires or ignition module. i had all ready replaced the wires so i checked the module and found that it had been replaced by someone else. so i checked the ignition module ground and found i... Trouble codes: 18 (cam/crank error).
2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L No Start VIN: 2CNBJ13C3Y
After checking and rechecking, I finally got it running somewhat. By turning the cam sensor housing about 1/4 turn past bolt hole it ran rough, but it ran. The engine was very noisy,(customers never tell the Paul Harvey side) like valve contact. I told the cus...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L Front end noise VIN: 1C4C645B34
I installed the new steering shaft and the noise was better, but not gone, The main noise was the caliper rattling around, the grease from all the pins was gone and the holes had been worn away, I replaced the caliper bracket and noise was gone
1987 Chrysler LeBaron GTS 2.2L engine VIN: IC3BH58E4G
well it was about 60/40 can vs can't swap the four/five bolt pulley engines...the correct motor was like $900.00 used, the possibly wrong motor was about $450.00 - we decided not to mess around with it - the customer sent it home to Jesus Chrysler via the scra...
1997 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L Suspension? VIN: 2C3HD56F3V
Merry Christmas and a big thanks to all that replied.The customer finally brought the car back this past wednesday.I have had problems with the outer joints binding in turns before,so with so much feedback about the inner joint wear,I took a closer look at the...
1998 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L heating VIN: 2C3HD46JZW
Hi Guys, thank to everyone who respond back to me, we had to replace the heater box because the blend door was the problem. No the heat is perfect
1998 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L starter,instrument panel VIN: 1C4GP64L9W
took and went off the too much voltage at the bus and tested the components connected to it. when it got to the climate control head and umplugged it the dash came on. then i started it and it ran fine. plug it back in and the car would start and die 3 or 4 ti...
1992 Dodge Shadow High Line 2.5L engine VIN: 1B3XP48K1N
Thanks for everyone who offered help. A cylinder leak test was perfomed. We verified TDC and #1 cylinder showed a 83% leakage. The escaping air was from cylinder #2, blown head gasket. Now here is the kicker. We performed a cylinder leak down test on cylinder ...
1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1B3EJ56H6S
Well Guys the cust. decided to buy a new car. I tried 3 dist, 2 comp. I checked Timing belt. Took Inj. And had flow tested. Checked Map,Tps,Coolant Sensor,Crank and Cam Sync., Air charge, Egr valve. All grounds all signal wires. all checked GOOD. A friend of t...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4WD Hi VIN: 1FMDU34X0S
Thanks for all the help everyone. We took the transfer case apart and put a new clutch pack in it, everything else looked good. Reinstalled it and it is fixed thanks to you guys! Merry Christmas!!!
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1FALP65L2T
Hi all thanks for the help this was a weard one It ended up I heard a the loud noise from a hose that ran from the intake right by the Iac and ran to the air cleaner hose so i figerd i had some kind of internal air problom i could not get the car to act up agi... Trouble codes: P0430.
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Signal Lights VIN: 1FBSS31Z1W
After reading all the replies we received, we replaced the multifunction switch and booted this van out the door. we had a problem after the install, with no signals again, but found that the fuse had blown during teh R&R. The fuse was definitely good on our i...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L eng VIN: 1FAFP34P6Y
Thanks alot all The fix was what most said it was the tsb reguarding the motor mount. Looks can be deceving. Thanks for all your help. You all are great. Louis
2000 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FMDU63E2Y
And intake leak it is/was. I was thinking this, but couldn't find it with carb cleaner as many of you also stated. And I see I'm not the only Bosch basher here. Sorry, but they stayed in due to lack of money... Running fine until further notice, at which time ... Trouble codes: 171 (lean bank 1), 174 (lean bank 2), 300 (random misfire), 1401 (dpf egr sensor shorted to b).
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA5149Y
We finally got to the bottom of this one. We tried everything we could think of to get these valves to move, but they were really stuck. They were stuck hard enough that we have 4 bent pushrods. Once the heads were off, we found this brown gummy goo all over t... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cyl. 1 Misfire), P0305 (Cyl. 5 Misfire), P0306 (Cyl. 6 Misfire).
2000 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, bucks VIN: 1FTNE2420Y
i found the new motorcraft airflow sensor was bad we warranteed it and all is well thanx to all and merry xmas Trouble codes: P0401, P1100.
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Battery saver VIN: 2FMZA55401
Thank-you very much for the information sent. This problem is very intermitant. So we don't know it it is fixed or not yet. The information that we got from the Ford Tech we believe was on the right track but we don't know yet. We had been testing the speedo h...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FTSW31F01
This one was towed to dealer, they confirmed that the pcm was the problem with a read only memory error. They also informed me that on vehicles over 8000#, that the pcm warranty was only for 5-50,000. This truck has 58,000 on it so thats how that goes. I got r... Trouble codes: 0605 (computer rom failure).
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTRE14212
I got a lot of great replies to this problem. Most said remove the upper intake and clean out the EGR tubes heading to each cylinder. If some get clogged, they can dump too much flow into the unclogged tubes causing a misfire. To test this I disconnected the E... Trouble codes: 300 (mutiple misfires).
1993 Geo Prizm LSi 1.6L Knocking VIN: 1Y1SK5362P
The customer never returned for further repairs however most of the replies centered on engine noise rather than a spark or pre-ignition knock. With almost 200k on the little engine, that explanation is the most likely.
1991 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCB7663M
First I want to thank all that replied, your help was sincerely appreciated. Ed [...] (The Honda Specialist)hit the nail on the head though. The problem was the valves being too tight. I knew I had a valve problem by vacuum readings, needle flucuating as I... Trouble codes: 43 (testing and results).
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L cooling VIN: JHMCB7552N
Hi Guys Thanks for all the input. As most of you stated everything was normal. Honda did look over it and said lower hose does stay cooler than upper hose. And fan did come on for them in the shop. I don't have a lot of confidence with them though. I had a few...
1987 Jeep Wrangler 2.5L Torque VIN: 2BCHL4HB51
Well as usual the iATN members helped immensly with the correct information! Using common sense was the best advice... the ring gear torque worked at 55 ft.lbs., I set the caps @ 60. Rear end works well, no noise, had nice pattern. I had a little problem with ...
1990 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1J4FJ78L7L
I close this post not knowing if my fix was 100% or not. A carboned up o2 sensor was the culprit. I put in an OEM sensor and everything looked pretty good. I told the cust to run two tanks of gas through it and bring it back so I could recheck it. So far no wo...
2001 Lexus LS430 4.3L cruise VIN: JTHBN30F81
This one is going to the dealer. some replies indicated that the oe scanner is the only one able to accuratly retrieve codes for this system. the laser control is built into the front bumper and has to be reset by dealer. ride height has to be off and w/wipers...
1993 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM91VXP
Well, this Lincoln is fixed. George hit the nail right on the head. We ran the vehicle until hot, then let it heat soak and act up. Checked the vacuum line to fuel press. reg - fuel came out. Replaced it, problems gone. Thank you everyone for their help. Happy...
1993 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: JM2UF3143P
vehicle not equiped with a egr system , prefored decarbon soaked in cylinders for over 2 days & replace with ultra type cat to correct thanks for all your help
1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L governer VIN: WDBGA433E9
Thanks for your help But I will leave it up to the trans guys. I sent it out for repair..
1998 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L No Start VIN: WDBJF25F8W
Tested and replaced the battery, vehicle started after fairly lengthy cranking period. Left sit overnight, had second tech crank engine over next morning while I watched the fuel lines for air. Discovered air in the fuel filter supply side line. Advised custom...
1996 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L has reverse now &then VIN: 4S3BG685XT
most seem to think something in trans starting to fail and plugging valve body. the boss put on hold, it is his car.thanks everyone for the help.
2001 Subaru Forester L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF63591
This sub. is fixed!!! Huge thanks to Joseph [...] who gave me many helpful hints. The probem ended up being the evap purge valve (under right side of intake manifold) stuck open. I can now see why a stuck open purge valve can cause this code. With vacuum conti... Trouble codes: P1443 (EVAP vent control function problem).
1990 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L No Start VIN: 4T1SV21E3L
Wow! Thanks for lots of quality replies. While I was not looking for a silver bullet, we got one anyway. EFI 15A Fuse was blown (even though the tech claimed that he tested all fuses and they were all good).Does not appear to be any more blown fuses or inop ci...
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