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1999 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUED28D1X
double checked timing marks on belt and cams on bank 2. checked operation of vvt solenoid, checked resistance of solenoid 13.5 ohms spec is 10 -18 ohms. @ idle bank 1 cam reads 0 advance bank 2 reads 13 degrees advance vvt advance does work on both cams during... Trouble codes: 17930 (bank 2 camshaft adjustment malfunction)
1988 BMW 325i 2.5L driveshaft VIN: WBABB2300J
Hi guys, got this car about a week ago with a vibration and thumping on the floor. Replaced the steady bearing and support assy, noted that the u-joints have tight spots, but am not sure if this is the cause of the remaining vibration. The vibration only comes...
1994 BMW 318is 1.8L tachometer VIN: WBABE6329R
My customer claims that after an hour or so of driving the tachometer starts wigging out...It reads much higher then true rpms if reading steady and not flutuating. The customer claims the engine does not have the same power when the problem manifests itself. ...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L radio interior lights tilt steering VIN: WBADD6328W
cutomer say when useing vanity mirror radio goes off dash light goes off steering moves up and down. found cutomer right, I found same problem and you have to wait @@ 5 min. a big help from bmw guys
2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1G4CW52K7Y
This car has been to my shop for complaint of heater only luke warm. I have found that the airconditionig compressor runs any time the fan is running. This is a dual climate control system. The compressor runs continualy even if you put the heat on 90 degrees ...
2004 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L Parking Assist VIN: 1GYEK63N14
I have very limited about of info. I have never worked on this before. The truck had been to the body shop for some small bumper repairs. Now the parking assist system doesn't work. I don't really know were to go from here. I have checked powers to the rear od...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Excessive Emissions, High fuel pressure VIN: 1GNFK16K69
This truck came in as an emissions test failure with excessive hydrocarbons at decel. A road test determined that there was no obvious misfire and I backed this up with a secondary ignition scope check. Four-gas analysis found good readings at idle and 2500 RP...
1994 Chevrolet Beretta 3.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1LV15M2R
engine was replaced by a customer outside of the shop when it was towed in it had a 3x signal error code replaced crank and cam sensors since it was a used motor replace ign module also have fire now fuel pressure to rail but no pulse on the injectors car wont...
1994 Chevrolet Beretta 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G1LV1545R
Hello, First off, I'm an import guy and don't see many domestics. This car failed emissions on hc and has a surge at 45mph. I replaced the coolant temp sensor becouse of irratic readings and that took care of some of the runability. What I have left is a sur...
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L transmission VIN: 1GCDT19X1W
Truck starts out in second gear then shifts into third and thats it, reverse is normal, replaced both shift solenoids and are clicking normally when commanded with scan tool fluid looks real good and truck has low miles any help would be greatly appreciated
1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Stall VIN: 1GCCS1444W
This vehicle will die intermittently at town speed and cruise. when it does it sets both codes P0335 crank sensor and P0341 cam sensor. we replaced the crank sensor, and checked the cam sensor on the scope, also checked the wires for both...any help would be a... Trouble codes: P0335, P0341
2000 Chevrolet Tracker 2.0L heater core VIN: 2CNBJ13C7Y
This is the third heater core in the last 18 months for this car. First one was replaced under warranty so I cant tell you what was found at that time. About six months later , same symptoms. Found the ends of the heater core tubes errodded away and a blackish...
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L engine VIN: 1G1ND52JXY
hello i need help from you guys again this malibu has been a real headache the oil presure has been up and down the oil preure light on and off the presure can start off as high as 35psi and drop as low as 10psi it had more of a knock in the bottom at times mo...
2001 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHG31R11
Greetings to all and a happy new year.This mini box truck was towed in from another shop for a no start, it has fuel and spark but sounds like it is out of time.I scanned on board computer and found two codes p341,p1345.I scoped the sensors and both seem to ha... Trouble codes: P0341, P1345
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JH12F12
I have spoken with GM TAC 4 times and we are both out of ideas. (case # 8671320) I do not want to throw a PCM at it. BUT P0105 keeps resetting within 1 minute of a steady cruising speed over 70 mph! All pin fits, wiring and both tps and map sensors test ok and... Trouble codes: P1005
2003 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GBC4E1123
hey all. this big truck wont start. i replaced the fuel filter (filled with fuel), it ran for a minute or 2, then died. will not start. i figured it sucked up air. so i went to the tank to pressure the fuel pump up, ( it has wires for a fuel pump,) and the pum...
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L No Start, hard start VIN: 2G1WH55K92
Car runs great after starting, has a extended crank time with a intermittent sputter & then will start.The air filter was original & choked up, I changed the fuel filter(some restriction but not clogged)& changed the spark plugs also. the first start after tun...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L engine VIN: 1C4GP54LXV
We've got an engine swap on this 3.8 and Alldata is kinda vague as to weather the trans needs to come out. Any advice before we start would be apreciated. Thanks in advance to all you guys, Your the best thing I've added to my shop and we've been in business f...
1995 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Injection Timing VIN: 387KC23C7S
Manual for this engine has grown legs and walked away. Need some pointers/tips on timing the injector pump. Prior to tear down, we aligned the crank, cam, fuel pump gears at tdc #1 cyl. The crank has not been disturbed during case removal. We have now reassemb...
1996 Dodge B1500 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB21X4T
Hello everyone I need help, this van turns on the mil after two trips with codes 300 301 303 305 all misfires on the left bank. Car does not have a EGR valve. PCM has 6 inj drives. Seems to show misfires on scantool around 55mph, misfires will vary from 4 to 2... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 301 (misfire 1), 303 (3), 305 (5)
1998 Dodge Avenger 2.5L No Start VIN: N4WE145679
This vehicle will runs great once you get it started. The car will not start after sitting overnight. If you cycle the ignition several times the vehicle will start and run normal. The vehicle will start fine the rest of the day.
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L convertor VIN: 1B7KF23Z61
I flashed the computer in this pickup and ever since the convertor lock up has been goofing up. Has had 3 trans failures in the last year (convertor problems). I found the TSB for re-flashing the PCM to eliminate lockup in 3RD and delaying it until 52MPH in 4T...
1993 Ford Probe 2.0L cranks/ will not start VIN: 1ZVCT20AXP
The car runs fine. The problem is after shutting the car off or if the car dies when first started the car will not start again unless the key is turned to the off position & left in the off position for at least 5 seconds. The car always cranks fine, but will...
1994 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FDEE14H5R
This van misses under a slight load. (Just like a secondary ignition miss) When vehicle misses it looses spark at coil wire. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
1994 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FARP11J3R
no voltage to the cam sensor, code 214-cid ckt failure. we checked continuity to the sensor from the computer and it was good on both wires. there is no short to power and no continutiy between the two wires. there is no voltage on pin 41 coming out of the com... Trouble codes: 214 (cid ckt failure)
1995 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L no 1-2 shift felt, Electrically SS is pulled in VIN: 1FALP57U2S
Trans intermittently goes into Limp-in after what feels like a slip or freewheeling. Have not been able to collect any definite data when this symtom occurs. However I have done some scoping and testing under what I'll call normal conditions. I have scoped the...
1996 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 2FMDA5145T
I have a 3/96 Ford Windstar van with a 3.8. The # 4 cyl will hydrolock after sitting . When it came in it looked like a fog machine. Can someone tell me if there is a recall on these and where I can find this information, the dealers are no help. Are the recal...
1996 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Misfire VIN: 1FTJX35F8T
i got a good one, a new customer brought this truck by with a miss between 45mph and 60mph. we have test drove the truck and its got a dead miss between those speeds, and also a very slight miss at idle. no codes found, cyl. contrubution test passes, buzz test...
1997 Ford F-150 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAPP11JXM
I suspect a vacume leak but not positive. The iac is a 48% and a/f is 22.4 with a iradic idle. I have checked all vac lines and intake manifold with no sign of a leak. All help is appreciated Trouble codes: 0171 (system too lean bank 1)
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L 30 amp fuel injection fues VIN: 1FALP13P2V
The 30 amp fuel injection fues in the under hood fues box blows when engine is fully warmed up. I looked up the wireing diag. on Alldata and it looks like there is a white green wire that goes directly to the constant contol relay under the hood. I pulled thin...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Crankshalf Pulley VIN: 1FAFP53S6X
Has anyone replaced the outer crankshalf pulley on one of these engine's ? Do you use the outer crankshalf nut to remove this or the inter one behind the bracket ? This is so tight that the inter one want's to round off & the outer one just want's to pop when ...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Hard start VIN: 1FTNX21L4X
vehicle came in for a hard start in the morning, found plugs wet and gap over .070" did a tune up consisting of plugs, plug boots, fuel and air filter. thought that was it, but after vehicle sits for more than 4 hours its real hard to start then when it does s...
1999 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L all gauges VIN: 1FBSS31L8X
All gauges are dead resting at the bottom of cluster,also do not get a bulb check for low oil pressure but bulb is fine.ABS air bag battery light all working ok. van seems to be running ok.and no other lights on. Have checked all powers and grounds and removed...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FMRU15L4Y
I have several questions on this vehicle. There are no codes, but it misses very badly. It seems that #4,5,6 & 8 are missing. The pcm is not pulsing the coils on those cylinders. I found the 16 pin connector that comes from the pcm and pulses those coils and t...
2000 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L theft system VIN: 1FTZX1728Y
Truck came in with inop turn signals. Kept blowing fuse.I disconected the turn signal switch to examine terminals,switch was ok.Cruise control deactivator on the master cylinder was leaking and connector was shorted.Replaced the deactivator switch and turn sig...
2002 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53252
Help. I have this fleet of Flex Fuel Tauruses ( Tuari?) that are driving me nuts. Usually it is just bank 2 that sets the code although bank one has elevated fuel trims also, 10-18%. I have searched for vac leaks, tried power flushing the injectors, cleaning o... Trouble codes: P0174
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRF17252
greetings again all.hope all had a great holiday season!! on this one we followed the routine in mitchell and is suggesting o2 replacement. we've checked for vac leaks, induction leaks, fuel pressure, etc. my problem is both sensors failing at the same time?? ... Trouble codes: P1131, P1151
2003 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L stutters under load VIN: 2FMZA52453
Hello. I am posting this for a co-worker. We both work on German imports exclusively and need some advice. I have the basic subscription and cannot look in fix data base. His Windstar will stutter under load. He has had the codes read and they are both banks a...
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FABP33Z84
This Focus was in a wreck, then in several shops. The post-wreck complaint was high idle. Someone went to work on minimum air rate by hacking the throttle body, succeeding only in putting the TPS out of range. I got the TPS back into range, but cannot get the ...
1999 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L starter VIN: 2GTFK19T7X
when vehicle is parked for 3 days, will not start. battery has drained. body computer draws slightly too much but not enough to kill battery in 3 days. when radio fuse is removed drain is gone. radio has been unplugged - no difference. only other known power d...
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCB7257N
The problem is the idle is hunting until put into gear it then clears up. Unhooking the map sensor clears up the problem and unhooking the tps makes the idle race but not hunt. We se no tsb's in alldata and my techs have seen this at other shops they worked at...
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L engine knocking sound VIN: 1HGCD5661S
This vehicle makes a knocking sound from the engine...sounds like a rod knock...only after the engine heats up. Does not make the noise cold. You will hear the noise right before gear changes at low rpm's. Under hard acceleration, you will not hear the "knock"...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGCG1654W
this accord intermittently on cold startup will start and run real rough and not want to rev up very well, acts like it is flooding, then will will clear up. If you let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes it will act up again. the ect and iat read properly and i tried ...
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Cooling System VIN: 4S2CK58V5T
This vehicle came in about 2 weeks ago with the customer complaining of a coolant leak. We pressurised the system and coolant was leaking down the back of the engine. Upon closer examination it appeared that the valley under the intake was filling up with flui...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1JFX78S6TC
I have this jeep that is driving me crazy! It has spark but no injector pulse. The PCM has been replaced at another shop and the distribitor. All patterns look good going into the pcm. I am thinking maybe a theft problem??
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S41
This Jeep has a P0432 front cat efficency code. The scan data looks ok but I don't like the rear O2 numbers they both range from .15 -.78 mv ,that would normally make me think the cat is bad but this has two front cats. One for cyls. 1-3 and one for cyls. 4-6.... Trouble codes: P0432 (front cat efficency)
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L governor pressure VIN: 1J4GW48S61
Truck came in for a trans pan leak,mil on,trans not shifting right(limp in mode)We pull codes and have P1757 and P1762,clear codes and P1762 returns on start up. A quick check of the archives shows pres.transducer and sensor have a high failer rate,so we drop ...
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: SALJY1248V
hi rover techs out there. this disco came in with a hesitation under load/ no power complaint. the car starts up and idles fine but the minute you give it gas starts sputtering, missing , cutting out, and it won't rev above 1500 rpm. and it goes back to idle n...
1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L fuel pump,starter,etc. VIN: SALPC1443X
When the vehicle left it was running great.The vehicle then had a starting issue and the customer tried to jump start it .They hooked up the connections backwards.It was towed in to us.Now when we try to start the engine it only clicks once.we've check the sta...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L No Start, No MIL when no start VIN: JT8VF11E6P
Hello Group, This car was towed in as a crank but no start. It started in the parking lot and we drove it in, but after a few minutes it stalled and wouldn’t restart. The thing we noticed is it had no check engine light and we could get no codes. It has no sp...
1998 Lexus ES300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT8BF28G5W
HELP PLEASE LEXAS TOYOTA Techs or Anybody Need help right Now if Possible 10pm central time Valve Cover Spark Plug Tube Seals = Felpro brand Heres my problem, Trying to put valve covers back on, And kinda stuck on which way the Spark Plug Tube seals go ON in t...
1990 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L No Start VIN: 1LCM82F1LY
We got this car from another shop who replaced fuel pump and fuel pump relay. Customer states car will always start first thing in the morning, never dies while driving, if she drives to work and it sits all day never has any problem. problem only occurs if dr...
1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L Hesitation VIN: WDBFA61E9M
Hello MB techs. This car has caused many sleepless nights. It has a slight hesitation under acceleration. Doesn't seem to matter if its light load or heavy accel. It just bogs down as you give it more throttle. After the hesitation, it accelerates just fine an...
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBEA92E6S
Vehicle towed in with dead battery due to no start condition After charging, car started and idled but no throttle response. No CEL found. In morning, found CEL with key off and dead battery. Customer said he had found CEL on with key off before! Recharged bat...
1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75W2S
Ive read about some Ford engines plugging the EGR passages in the intake manafolds. Is this one of these problem engines? When this vehicle came in with the P0401 if I put vaccum to the EGR valve I could hear it open but no chage to the idle. I was advised to ... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow)
1996 Mitsubishi Galant S 2.4L Torque converter ring gear, starter VIN: 4A3AJ46G2T
A good cusotmer just bought this car and the starter sounded very noisy while cranking. I removed the starter and it had junkyard marking saying 96 Galant. The converter also appeared to have been recently replaced because it was painted a bright blue, but the...
1999 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L vent tube VIN: JA4LS31H2X
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CAXXXXV
Vehicle was towed in from another shop after it died on highway. Vehicle will not start, has steady spark on cyls #2&3 --no spark on 1&6 and spark only once on initial crank on the other 2 cylinders. Engine badly flooded, cleared flood by removing plugs and dr... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor phase), P1445 (purge control)
2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L abs VIN: 1NGDX13EOY
First working on this customer vehicle complaint is abs traction control light come on after it is moved about one foot scanned with a snap on mt2500 graphing scanner found codes for lf rf rr wheel speed variation verified complaint as lights came on the rough...
1985 Other European 308 GTS 3.0L Hesitation VIN: ZFFUA13A5F
the car came in needing a major service, one bank of wires. replaced all the parts and did the major service. the car runs 99.8 % better but not 100 %. i get this hesitation at 4000 rpm. ran a fuel delivery, fuel pressure test, the injector test failed. replac...

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1991 Acura Legend L 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA7656M
replaced the fuel pump due to low volume and cleaned the injectors as well thanks for the help Trouble codes: 45 (rich or lean condition).
1995 Audi Cabriolet 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WAUBL88645
First thx to all who replied. See original post for problem description. The key to this problem is understanding why the pressure prior to the rail (dead head) is so high (170 PSI). calls to Audi and Bosch yielded no useful information here. The regulator and...
2002 BMW M3 3.2L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAEV1106K
Best wishes for the new year to all, and a big thanks to all that replied. The general opinion was the water pump, and next the fan clutch. The clutch seems to work correctly, and we are in the process of removing the water pump. However with the holidays, and...
2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Air bag VIN: 1G6KD54Y1Y
Thanks everyone for your in-put. Sorry I took so long in replying. Was on vacation. It was the pretensioner (left front) cleared everything up.
1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G1W54T1L1
I'm going to call it fixed I had tested all sensors but i had a couple of responses saying crank sensor so i threw a part at it new crank sensor and its all better now. the old one tested good but it must have been going out when it got hot and when i tested i...
2000 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L R/R brake caliper VIN: 2G1WH55K0Y
I cracked the brake lines starting at the master cylinder & working towards the rear of the car. No luck. Measured rotor thickness to make sure they were correct. Ok. Looked again at the calipers & pads. Noticed a raised tab on the inboard pad. It was not sitt...
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L Cooling Systems VIN: 2G1WX12K4Y
First, I want to say thanks to all who replied. Unfortunatly we didn't get to the bottom of it because the customer decided to trade it in. Sorry for the delay. It wasn't sure if further repairs were going to be made or if the car was to be traded in. While we...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14W82
A few of you hit it right on the head. It seems that GM is having trouble with moisture getting into the distributor through the vent, causing corrosion and misfiring. Visually the cap & rotor didn't have any cracks, and no excessive deposits, but I put on a n...
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDT13S76
Finally! The 2006 TrailBlazer flooding engine is cured! --Thank you for your time! of 26 guesses, a few suggested RF interference from the alternator or coils. we eliminated the alternator by cranking with it unplugged. many of you suggested sensors that are...
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L steering assist VIN: 1C3EJS6H1S
well after triing a new resivour,there was no power assist.installed a pressure gauge we borrowed from dealer,pump only had 50# pressure.installed another new pump from dealer,pressure normal.power assist all the time.thanx for the replies,but the new/bad part...
2001 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C3HD46R81
Thanks for the 9 replies.Car is fixed.Wound up having to replace the leak detection pump and vent valve assemblies.Still was unable to prove them but due to the frquency of replacement we decided to go with them and car has been SES light free for a week now.A... Trouble codes: P0442 (evaporative system small leak), P0442 (evaporative system small leak).
1989 Dodge Colt 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JP3CU24X1K
thank you for your patience on this one. we were going back and forth with the customer concerning pcm replacement. and we finally agreed to go ahead and do so. i pulled the pcm out of the car, took the cover off and guess what? fried board between two capacit...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU34E8X
Customer has vehicle and is waiting for snow to duplicate symptom, seeing as this only seems to happen when it is snowing our window of problem time has been very small lately, I thnik the intake gaskets are causing some of the problem but would like to know w... Trouble codes: 171 (174 -), 174.
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 6.8L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1FMNU41SAY
hello to all, well it took some time for this truck to show its true failer.. it was the fuel pump.. after alot and i mean alot of driving and leting it idle for hours at a time it started acting up while I could do some tests had 23psi fuel presure.. replaced...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Starter\elec VIN: 1FMYC1031X
Most replies mentioned either a neutral safety switch, aftermarket radio or brake light switch. The customer was to return in the New Year but over the holidays it repaired itself. One day the problems just disappeared. If the fault returns I will post a repai...
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage SVT Lightning 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FTRF07334
Truck has not yet been fixed I was unable to find the problem sent it to dealer will post a fix when they let me know Trouble codes: P0234 (Supercharger Overboost).
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1HGCD5552R
Thanks to all who replied. Sorry for keeping this open but we made the mistake of letting the customer have the car back before it was completely fixed and it was difficult to get her back in.. Before we gave her the car back we cleaned the throttle plate and ...
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Oil Comsumption VIN: 1HGCD563XV
Thanks to all that have replied. The customer and I have decided to replace the engine. We feel the comsumption to be primarly ring related and the engine had too many miles to replace just the rings. thanks again, Joe [...]
2003 Hummer H2 6.0L Misfire VIN: 5GRGN23U43
Thanks for the replies on this one. As several of you suggested the catalitic converter on the passenger side was bad. As soon as we actually ran it with the right upstream o2 out it smoothed out. We had to special order the cat from the Hummsters but it came ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Misfire code).
1972 Jaguar XKE 5.3L clutch
At this moment we may have to close the help request. Customer is still on vacation, so I will give answer at the summary what was the final method and time needed. Still , after my update, Doug suggested removing engine, but Ronald and David are for doing it ...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1J4EZ58S8T
Well I went and put in anew ecm and customer finally called and said allis well.Thanke for all the great help. Trouble codes: 351 (coil primary circuit).
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L crank sensor VIN: 1J4GL48K72
thanks everyone who posted help on this situation.good old heating of block around sensor did the trick.
1997 Kia Sephia GS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFA1250V
New oem converter fixed it.95% of the replies said to replace converter.The 02's reading high(.9 volts) on cold start up, was explained that the slow ecm ignores cold 02's until temp hits 150 deg.The rear 02 should be relatively fixed(when temp normal) except ... Trouble codes: P0420.
2001 Kia Sportage 2.0L fuel filter VIN: KNDJA72301
Hello group, I received 11 replies on this problem.I am glad that I wasn't the only one who has had the pleasure to 'fight' one of these.I want to thank Gerard [...]...
1970 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3L Engine VIN: 1090181200
Thanks everyone for your replies and help on this one. This is the first 6.3L I have had the opportunity to actually pull out of a car and work on. Hopefully it won't be the last (I love these old M-B's). Looks like I will be getting a copy of the repair manua...
1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23G0W
thank you for all your help due to the fact that there were two senders because of a split fuel tank we changed both senders car has been working fine thanks Trouble codes: P0460 (fuel sensor circuit low input).
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L drive cycle VIN: 4JGAB54E6Y
well finally got the monitors to set had to drive the vehicle for two trips . thanks to everyone who replied . thanks for the drive cycle rich crogen .
1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Surge VIN: 4A3AJ56G6S
Theo from New Zealand, Jeff from Oregon and Rodney from Georgia hit it on the head. If I make it over there (New Zealand, Oregon or Texas) in my travels, I'll look you up for a brew. Also, Dan from Michigan, Mark from Wisconsin and Donald from Florida, gave me...
2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G3NF1ZE41
called a few days later and he said that the problem was still there. called us back two weeks later and said that it is now gone...
1991 Porsche 911 3.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: WPO0CB2964
Thanks guy's for the info. Car seems to run fine and cust happy!
2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L No Start VIN: 1G8JW52R7Y
thanks too all who replied , all replies were considered and checked , but we finally decided there was enough evidence to condem the ECM which is still warranteed by saturns 80,000 mile warranty , we supplied all information to dealer , they sold the customer...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L coolant loss VIN: 4T1BG22K1V
Thankyou for all the quick replies. When we removed the clyinder head the head bolts did not seem to be tight and noticed a aftermarket head gasket that was leaking on # 3 cylinder. When we told the owner this he suddenly remembered someone taking the head off...
2000 Volkswagen bora 2.5L starter motor VIN: WVWZZZIJZI
Thank you for the replies, I found the problem to be the start wire off the back of the igntion switch. I replaced the switch and the car started up straight away.
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L MIL Lamp on, P0170 VIN: 3VWDD21C01
Hello everyone, Thanks to all who replyed, I cleared the code and car has been running great. Customer to return when the light comes back on. I will then check with the smoke machine for vacuum leaks. If that is o.k. then is off to the dealer with the light... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim).
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