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1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGD832XR
hello , costumer brought the car because of loud noise under the car after checkig we findout drive shaft support and right front lower control arm need to be replaced ,fixed and relesed the car ,( some time after test drive in idel very light missig happed ,i... Trouble codes: 203 (O2 Seneor Control 2), 201 (O2 Sensor Control 1), 12 (O2 Sensor 2 not all the time)
2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G3WS52J01
Hello all this buick was handed to me after failing emission test for state ins. Ran flow chart for code and came up with bad egr valve.Replaced valve with a/c delco same prob. Ecm shows zero comand and sensor sig. shows 12% the learned minimum shows 0.47 and ... Trouble codes: P1404
1987 Cadillac DeVille 4.1L Stall VIN: 1G6CD5189H
When the vehicle is put into reverse and wheel is turned the vehicle dies. The car starts right back up with the starter dragging like something is advancing the timing and then only dies again when you put into reverse and wheel is turned. We have never seen ...
1994 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Flexplate VIN: 1GTCS144XR
This vehicle broke 2 flexplates over a year and a half period prior to us installing a rebuilt engine about 6 months ago. The customer does not drive it much so the mileages may seem a little odd, but after only 500 miles the flexplate broke aroung the cranksh...
1996 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GCEK14R9T
hi guys, i have 2 chevy trucks in my shop 1 is my personal 97 chevy suburban 2500 with a 7.4l. the other is a k1500 with a 5.7l. i have put new fuel pumps, strianers, and filters on both 10,000-12,000 miles ago. i also put a sending unit on the k1500. it looks...
1996 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS 7.4L 4wd VIN: 1GNGK26J7T
Customer states that 4WD hi light blinks when turning corners at highway speed. 4WD operation doesn't seem to be affected. This is a 4WD push buton system.It does not have the 4WD auto button. We got it acting up just like the customer stated. Also we got it a...
1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Mechanical VIN: 1GCCS144XW
This truck came in with a top engine noise. It sounds like a lifter or valve train noise. The noise isn't there where when 1st started but get louder as engine warms up. The noise also goes away when the engine is reved. It sounds like air excaping kindof a ch...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Unknown VIN: 1GNFK16Z43
Oil pressure goes down after driving and warmed up. You can continually accelerate engine & oil pressure gauge continues to drop with each acceleration. It will eventually drop to below 0 psi. Removed oil sending unit & check pressure with manual gauge, pressu...
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT 6.0L transfer/driveline VIN: 2GCEK13N46
At low speeds, at convertor lock-up, around 1100-1300rpm, there is a growl or resonance under the truck. It almost sounds like a broken baffle in the exhaust, but you can actually feel it in the truck as it happens. My local Chevy dealer has taken several shot...
2000 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L OBDII Monitors VIN: KLATA5262Y
Does anyone know the enable criteria for the Oxygen Sensor, Oxygen Sensor Heater, and EVAP monitors? This vehicle runs great, I just need to complete two of these three monitors to issue a smog cert. Misfire, Fuel, Catalyst, Comprehensive, and EGR monitors hav...
1989 Dodge D100 Custom 5.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1B7FE06Y2K
This is a well cared for truck and symptons started suddenly. The engine will hesitate and surge when driving at a steady speed, at idle in neutral will surge and die. Yesterday I got a movie when it surged at idle and the computer whent nuts. The computer los... Trouble codes: 12 (Battery was disconnected), 55 (End of test)
1989 Dodge W150 5.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7HM16Y6K
very rich condition.with 20 in of vacuum at map sensor sig. voltage is 1.0 at the sensor and at computor.the scan tool reading for map sensor vac. is 8.9 in. with 20 in. aplied to sensor. Trouble codes: 52 (air/fuel mixture at limit rich), 37 (ptu solenoid open)
1992 Dodge B150 3.9L Misfire VIN: 2B7GB11X5N
1996 Dodge Avenger 2.0L moniters not run VIN: 4B3AU42Y6T
hi guys emission moniters clear when switch is turned off. we have power from battery for keep alive memory. any help?
1996 Dodge B2500 5.9L abs VIN: 2B4HB25Z9T
Customer complained of abs light on and brake pedal acts like abs is activated on normal stops...drops and pulsates... Dodge dealer pulled codes for me and had left front wheel speed sensor failure...check resistance on both left and right front sensors and le...
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.
1995 Eagle Vision TSi 3.5L No Start VIN: 2E3HD66F8S
spark on cyl 2& 5 only. no signal from ecm for other cyl. scan tool will fire all coils. you name it weve tried or tested it. even flywheel. i have been a tech for 33 years. please dont waste your time replying to this unless you have run into this before or h...
1992 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L tachometer VIN: 1FMDU34X6N
hello all i have this explorer that the tach reads 3000rpm @ idle. the engine is at proper idle though. i have alldata but no breakout box or scope. is it possible to repair this without either? scanner shows normal rpm, timing is not fixed (varies w rpm) susp...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X8R
Checked fuel pressure - no fuel pressure. It has spark and an injection pulse for the first crank. Once you crank it over the injection pulse and the fuel pump quits. Checked EEC relay, and fuel pump relay and tested good. Replaced cam sensor still problem exi...
1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FALP62W0R
This vehicle came in for an I/M 240 emissions failure. check engine light was on. code scan revealed P0171/P0174 (LEAN air/fuel ratio bank 1&2) and P0402 (Excessive egr flow) MAF Baro was 126 Hz. our normal range in chicago is 156 to 159 Hz. We replaced MAF, E... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean air/fuel bank1), P0174 (lean air/fuel bank2), P0402 (excessive egr flow)
1995 Ford Aerostar XLT 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1FMDA41X8S
hi everyone pat from brians here i have a areostar giving me fits we got a rough idle and miss under load compression good on all cyl new plugs good wires good fuel press i started pulling wires of the coil pack one at a time trying to get a feel for a cyl to ...
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on, erroneous data VIN: 1FMDU34X8V
Has anyone run into this problem other than me? the vehicle came in with the mil on and no drivability complaint. the codes were po171 and po174, bank 1 and 2 lean, the snapshot showed reasonably centered fuel trim(long and short term)and the baro on manfact... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTNX21F8X
I'm hoping someone out there can help. I checked for previous fixes to this problem with no luck. We are not a diesel shop but the boss doesn't seem to get it. He made promises and now I'm stuck. When this truck is cold at start up it starts good. As you head ... Trouble codes: P0275, P0476
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L accessories VIN: 2FTRX17L1X
Vehicle came in with a groaning noise from front of engine. Noise is not present with the serpentine belt removed. Both the idler and tesioner pulleys had bearing noise evident and were replaced. Alternator was also substituted with a known good unit. Spinning...
1999 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDXF47F3X
Got this 7.3 that customer says it will not start hot sometimes, not all the time. I could not get the problem to happen, but got these codes in memory (p1209, p1211, p1212)also p1211 running code one time, did not return. I tried wiggling harnesses & connecto... Trouble codes: P1211, P1212, P1209
1993 GMC K1500 Sierra 5.7L Rev/Drive engagement VIN: 1GTEK14K6P
Hi all! I've got a funny one here. Vehicle came in with front tranny seal leak. Found fr bushing spun and crack in pump. Replace pump and convertor. Used pump has some differences including PWM written on it, different casting numbers and crown on outer edge o...
1999 GMC Safari SL 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GKEL19W8X
This van starts and then dies right away. The injector pulse disappears when the RPMs are just above turning over speed. When holding the key in the turning over position, it'll start up and then go back to turning over when the RPMs raise a few hundred, and i...
2001 Honda Accord DX 2.3L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1HGCF85431
This car came in because the MIL was on and starts running poorly and looses power after 1800 RPM.. It had stored code P0135-CPS. We did a basic ck for vac leaks,loose hoses, damaged wiring harness ect. Replaced the the crank and cam sensor assem. and checked ... Trouble codes: P0135
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Inverter 110V AC system VIN: JHLRD78843
Fuses check okay, we suspect the inverter but cannot find a diagram for this circuit.
1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKAY21D9R
After completion we noted a check eng. lite on. I have a Mac Mentor that only goes back to a 96 model and found the same problem with my SnapOn scanner. I can't get any help from my scanner guy and I need to see if any of you have any suggestions for hooking u...
1991 Isuzu Pickup S 2.6L No Start VIN: JAACL11E7M
Truck came in as no start, cranks okay. checked for spark- good, checked injector- no pulse. checked power-good, no grounding from ECM. Flashed codes a total of 14 codes and some were for ECM ROM and RAM. So 14 codes and ECM codes Change ECM. Received USED ECM... Trouble codes: 14 (CTS Shorted), 15 (CTS Open), 25 (Press Reg VSV), 26 (Can Purge VSV), 34 (EGR Temp Sensor), 45 (O2 Lean/Rich)
1987 Jaguar XJS C 5.3L No Start VIN: SAJNV584XH
This car recently came in for no start.I've since then replaced the ECU and power resistor,now I have spark,fuel pump action and power to the injectors without pulse or ground.What are we overlooking?,any thoughts?.
1993 Jaguar XJS 4.0L brake light
after done with job car was driven now when you apply brakes the brake light comes on first then the abs light comes on for just a second or two then they both go off blead system 3 times pedal feels great car stops good, even put it thru some hard abs stops a...
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L cooling fans VIN: SAJGX2747V
the cooling fan comes on shortly after starting and it never goes off until you shut off the vehcile and let it sit.we've double checked all of the temp and a/c sensors and the command functions.they all checked out good.we are unable to get into the ecm to ch...
1994 Jeep Wrangler S 2.5L No Start, Stall, HARD COLD START VIN: 1J4FY19P4R
hi guys, this will be somewhat of a long post being a trouble car. heres how it starts: customer brought in car with a no start in the morning.after checking,one of my techs found a intermitiant signal from crank sensor and a spark leak from the plug wires. w...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48N2Y
Jeep runs and drives great. Everything works but the MIL light is on and we're pulling a P0601 code. The code description on All Data says "P0601 - PCM INTERNAL CONTROLLER FAILURE" and their recommended fix is to replace the PCM. Has anyone dealt with this? Do... Trouble codes: P0601 (pcm internal controller failure)
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L Slabs code VIN: SALTY1240X
Does anyone have a Test Book or a Rovacom or similar Scan Tool In the Minneapolis or St Paul area. I I would like to get these SLABS codes cleared for a good customer. The Land Rover dealer ( only one left in town ) is over a week out before they can g...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L battery and alternator VIN: JT8UF11E1P
this vehicle came to us after the customer replaced both battery and alternator with the same results. i looked in the fix databases and found similar situations but this vehicle checks fine; unless i am not understanding how the system works. alldata's wiring...
1993 Lexus LS400 4.0L dome fuse circuit VIN: JT8UF11E9P
Hi Techs i have 140 milliamp draw on the 10 amp dome light fuse under the hood battery goes dead in about 3 days.I searched archieves, about 50 milliamps would be more like it. I realize fuse powers up radio theft deterrent power memory seats etc, i removed ra...
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L ABS/ASR light Roll Bar Light VIN: WDBFA67EXS
Now the car is back after a week and the fuse is blown again. The customer is of almost no use for information regarding what was happening at the time of failure or when it actually happened. Of course we replaced the fuse and everything works again. The only...
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0L tail lights VIN: 4A3AK44Y6V
This car came in with the complaint of no dashlights or taillights. It has a dead short to ground from the taillight fuse to ground I have unhooked all of the running lights, instrument cluster and everyother plug I can find. I have determined that the short i...
1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass 3.8L Accessories VIN: 3R69AAR506
Car arrive with wiper motor problem. The wipers will stay on and work in low and high speed, switch to delay and they remain at low speed. I removed the switch from the dash, unplugged the washer pump, turned the key on, still working. I installed reman wiper ...
1996 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3EJ46C9T
This car came in with the MIL light on, P0301 and the complaint of the MIL light flashing at times. It Idled a little rough. I check primary and seconday ignition and patterns showed high KV and missfires. I replaced plugs and wires along with valve cover gask... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder number 1 misfire)
2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L fuel gauge inop VIN: 1G2JB12441
gas gauge on empty, check gauges light on. this is what is supposed to happen in default mode. customer has already replaced cluster with salvage one. scan data shows fuel level at 70%. looks like bcm in between pcm and cluster. is bcm most likely cause since ... Trouble codes: P0463 (fuel level sesor high / open)
1999 Subaru Forester L 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6352X
Hello all Suby techs! We got a good one here, this car has been to the dealership, a couple different shops and has wound up in our hands now. This Forester keeps setting P0420 cat eff. codes. It had a head gskt job done at another shop and 8 months later keep... Trouble codes: P0420
2000 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.7L fuel injection VIN: JT3HT05J7Y
the car seems to run fine once it starts, but once in a while, it starts and immediately stalls. This has happened both with the car hot and cold. It has never not started, but sometimes you have to start it three times before it stays running. Once it is runn...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L no circulation VIN: JTDDR32T6Y
vehicle has after market turbo installed.customer came in with intermitant over heating.once vehicle got hot thermostat wasn't opening.installed new thermostat.thermostat sill not opening.removed heater hoses and found no circulation.removed rad.rad 70% plugge...
2001 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Air Filter VIN: 6JAPAN2163
Hi. K&N air filters are these air filters good as paper air filters on filtration?Do you guys have any experience with these air filters? Filtration,fuel economy etc... Main concern is air filtration. Please help. Cheers.
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L abs light VIN: 3VWTD81HXW
Hi all, Happy New Year! I have searched the system and have seen all the abs module problems, but figured this is a worth a post (we are not great VW guys). We replaced the heater core in this 98' Jetta, about a week later the ABS light flickered, customer sta...

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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L engine VIN: WBAHE1321S
I had put a small dent on the head gasket when i installed the cyl. head. A new gasket and all is well. thanks for everyones help.
1994 BMW 318is 1.8L tachometer VIN: WBABE6329R
I told the customer to bring the car back when it acted-up again ...He did, and the car would barely move cause the tranny was slipping so bad! What an ultra-marroon! Since the tranny works ok when cold, He'll just drive it around town till he can find the nec...
1995 BMW 325i 2.5L Surge VIN: WBACB4326S
thank you for the replies, we decided to do an injector flush and also replaced two vacuum hoses that go from valve cover to under intake they did not appear to be leaking but looked in bad shape, customer came here yesterday and said it runs much better but n...
1998 BMW 528i 2.8L radio interior lights tilt steering VIN: WBADD6328W
well gens you have fixed another one thank to all who advised me to the ignition switch the purple wire from swithch had 5 volt out maid problem alive my voltage when south bond thank a big one. smoke and tail light buy!!buy!!
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L SRS / Seatbelts VIN: WBAGJ8327W
I decided to send this car to the dealer due to lack of information/diagnostics for this system. Have not heard back from customer. Thanks to those who replied.
2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52JXY
Well guys, I haven't got this one fixed. The customer has been unable to bring the vehicle back to us yet. Most replies were suggesting that my scanner readings were off and I needed to check tank pressure voltage manually.If this is the case and the voltage i... Trouble codes: P446.
2000 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Electronic VIN: 1G4CW52K7Y
thanks for your help. I did not know the compressor on this vehicle would run at temp. above 38 degrees. I checked coolant level it was ok. ambiant temps was at 44 degrees. Hooked up scan tool checked for codes with no codes present. Checked both heater hoses ...
1992 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 4.3L MIL Lamp on, weird running VIN: 2GBEG25Z1N
We found the aldl communicatoin line to the computer had too much resistance to ground. We cut the wire at the computer and it ran fine. So we ran a new wire to the computer to the aldl connector. Thanks alot for all the help.
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Ride Control VIN: 1GNDT13W8T
We still have not found the problem. We replaced bearings with ACDELCO parts, but the noise is still there (not as bad though). We are still checking different parts.
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L starter VIN: 1GNEK13RXV
we fixed this vehicle with help from scott fredrickson,problem was a loose ground wire,common to the starter relay and the p/n switch.location was at the main batt. ground at the block.thanks for your help scott,randy [...].
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cuts out, Stall, HARD RESTART-PROLONG VIN: 1GNDT13W3V
sorry took so long to get back but wanted to confirm repair. replaced cranshaft position sensor and problems are gone. have not heard back from customer so we believe to be fixed.Thank you again really apreciate all the help. not sure if ecm was ever a problem...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L dual zone climate control VIN: 1GNDT13S32
sorry about taking so long but the parts were on factory backorder. ended up being a broken temp door for the pass. side was not a lot of fun taking dash apart to replace but she is done, Thank you for all the help Ron
1994 Chrysler LeBaron LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3C3XA5638R
I appreciate all the help and replys that I have gotten. I am still waiting for the customer to return with the vehicle so I can inspect and test it further.
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L speedometer VIN: 2C8GP64L61
Thanks for all of the replies. As I had stated in my post, with the OSS unplugged it still had a signal. Discounted suggestions for sensors plugged in backwards as in my post I stated that ISS was working normally so it must be wired right. We did start checki...
1991 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4GK44R2M
Gentlemen,i change the Cam sensor and the owner run his van from 24 décember and all is o.k. Thank for all the help. Trouble codes: 11 (no reference signal).
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L torque convertor VIN: 1B7HF13Z5W
thanks to all who replied as most of you said the torque converter was the culprit,replaced it and removed ck ball from trans cooler line as suggested and all is well.i didnt realize how bad the converter was until it was replaced alot less throttle at almost ...
1999 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Lifters VIN: 2B3HD46R1X
WOW! Did I get an education on the2.7L. Out of 17 replies the consensus is that these engines have oiling issues and timing chain problems as well as bending valve problems.Those having past experiance with this engine said do not repair, just replace it. At o...
2001 Dodge Stratus ES 2.7L No Start VIN: 1B4JC23Y38
Told customer price on just water pump and he elected to get rid of vehicle. Thanks to all for the help
2002 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L will not shift VIN: 1B7GG32N82
I would like to thank all of you, for all of your time. I did fix this vehicle. We just happened to have a 01' Durango come in that needs an engine. !Donor Car! So we started swapping parts. I know, I hate to stoop to that level, but I'm now desperate. The swi...
1972 Ford Mustang 351CID engine harness VIN: 2F05Q20648
Thanks very much to all who answered my post. Sorry it took so long to respond. The information given was good enough to have the starting,charging and ignition systems back on track but could not get a diagram specific for the A/T neutral-safety switch becaus...
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 2FTHF36G7R
Well Fella's it's fixed. eight of twelve mentioned the fuel pressure regulator. I missed it completely. I ordered one just in case and when Bud came in today I pressure tested the old regulator and it was just sucking gas up the tube. Buds truck is back on the...
1998 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L Mechanical VIN: 2FTPX28L6W
Thank you for all the timely replies. The fix for this one was basic engine theory 101, and sometimes you just have to be man enough to own up to mistakes. I set the right side cam up 180 degrees out and no surprise the engine would not run, I mistook the cam ...
2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L right front abs sensor VIN: 2FAFP73W81
thanks to all for your wonderful ideas! after careful inspection of this vehicle, i found corrosion on one of the wires going into the ebcm. called ford and they said no pig-tail was available. the customer is trying to sell the vehicle and does not want to se...
2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5142B
Thanks for the information, the DPFE sensor was stuck at 4.85 volts with engine running @ idle, or snap throttle never changed. Checked VREF and ground at DPFE sensor ok, When sensor was unplugged voltage went to 4.98 volts. Replaced sensor checked operation o... Trouble codes: P0401.
2002 Ford Focus ZTS 2.0L Steering angle sensor VIN: 1FAFP38392
We got some good replies back and fortunately the system seems to have reset itself. We got back in contact with the customer to get an update and the customer told us the light had gone out. Thank you for all of the responses and valuable information. Sean Bl...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FMZU73K12
We have taken some advise from the replies - we removed the injectors and had them ultra-sonically cleaned and then also cleaned the mass air flow - reassembled and test drove - runs much better and customer believes engine is running much smoother - Thanks ...
1990 Geo Tracker 1.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2CNBJ18U3L
I went ahead and sold the tracker and bought me a Suzuki Sidekick. Not to smart am I? I want to thank Rick and everyone who replied. To help others, it was not a vacuum leak. I checked for leaks cold, and had none. I think Rick was probley right about the TPS....
2000 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L engine block VIN: SAJDA24CXY
In doing research several of you share your opinions/advise. Thank you Bill, Mark and Shane.We found that helicoils are not effective and that 'Time-Serts' are.At you can find a 'Universal Head Bolt Repair Kit' Part # 7580 for BMW,MB and Jag(1...
1989 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L no start. ecm failure VIN: 1J4FJ58L4K
Thank you to all. I have sent this back to the shop that installed the flywheel. He is willing to install an OEM flywheel for the customer to see if this will correct the problem. Most replys were concerning aftermarket flywheel or wrong flyweel. I believe the...
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: SALJY1248V
first of all thanks to everybody that took their time to reply. special thanks to Jeffrey from maryland that suggested to scope quality of crank signal among other things. the main problem endup being on the wiring harness going to the crank sensor on the back...
1989 Lincoln Town Car Signature 5.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1LNBM82F6K
Thanks all you iATN tech. The problem was the TFI, that started to act up after getting warm. When looking at all the replys, it seems to be a popular problem with the 5.0L. Thanks you all again for another great fix, by the iATN techs.
1983 Mercedes-Benz 300SD 3.0L 1st gear VIN: WDBC820A40
Thanks to everyone who replied. Tony from Washington hit the nail on the head, while we found little debris in the pan, upon breaking open the filter (which was relatively new)we found several large pieces of metal. Customer opted for a used transmission as op...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Air pump VIN: WDBNG75J21
Thanks for all teh help, we checked the pump located in front of the right wheel well accesed from below by removing the splash shield, the pump gets (+) from a 10 guage red/w white wire and (-) from 10 guage brown wire, it had power and ground, so we replaced...
1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MELM75W2S
Well, the ones who said to pull the t-body housing and clean the passage are the big winners. Id thank you all personally but about 25 of the thirty replies said to pull the t-body. Once we got into tthe t-body the horseshoe shaped passage was plugged solid. W... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr insufficient flow).
1995 Mercury Mystique LS Young America 2.5L No Start VIN: 1MELM66L1S
hello I want to thank everyone at atn who helped with this problme. there is a recall for the complete wiring harness replace for the vech. it is good for 10 years or 160,000KM. The wiring's insulation becomes brittle and falls off the wires causing shorts of ...
1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: JA3X374C4N
Not a fix yet. Customer is going to try the local dealer. Thanks to all Dale
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AC54L5Y
thanks to all the replies, the exiter ring behind the crankshaft gear was rubbing the crankshaft sensor, causing failure of crankshaft sensor, replaced sensor and away the car went. we were just thrown off that the computer was setting the cam position sensor ... Trouble codes: P0340.
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CAXXXXV
OK guys--thanks for the help--after starting to remove the timing cover we immediately found the problem---crankshaft damper pulley was not bolted on tight, causing the crankshaft key to hog out the damper and timing sprocket. Timing sprocket was at least 45 d... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor phase), P1445 (purge control).
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L extended crank VIN: 1G3WH52HXX
First thank you to every one that replied. The crank sensor has 2 sensor in it and mine only had a signal on the A cir. and the B cir. was dead. I installed a new sensor and all is right in the world. Thanks again for all the ideas!! Trouble codes: P0335, P0340, P1372.
1999 Plymouth Prowler 3.5L No Start, Vehicle Fuel Enable VIN: 1P3EW65G9X
I want to thank everyone for helping with this problem. Apparrently whenever a PCM is programmed or reprogrammed then next time it is powered up in the vehicle it checks for the anti-theft system. If it is present, the PCM writes the anti-theft into another ch...
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