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1997 Acura CL 2.2L wipers VIN: 19UYA1259V
car came in with a compaint of the windshield wipers will not turn off, there is no park or pulse , as soon as the ignition is turned on the wipers move even with the switch turned off, has any one seen this before on a acura 2.2cl 1997 thank you for any reply...
1994 BMW 325is 2.5L No Start VIN: WBABF4324R
Hello BMW Techs This car was towed in because it has a no start condition, we check the DME to see if any water came into the E box, but it was dry and no traces of any water entering previously. At this point we have no spark and no power to the fuel pump, en...
2000 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Cooling Systems VIN: WBAFB3340Y
Doing a check list on this BMW and see green coolant coming from between the engine and trans. I can't see the back of the motor vary well but it doesn't look like the water outlet between the heads is the leak. I see no TSB's in Alldata on this. I am wonderin...
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Stall VIN: 5UXFA53503
Hi everybody, i have this X5 3.0L that is very slow on take off but when it moves it goes well only on take off it stalls, check for codes and found one camshaft sensor, is it possible to be the camshaft sensor or the air flow meter. Please any help will be ap...
1994 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L egr VIN: 1G4NV55M6R
Hi all gurus out there! This one has us stumped AND all the experts around here are equally mystified. This is a regular, long-term customer that has traded with me for 10 years now. This 1994 Skylark failed emissions in November due to high NOX. A new Car-Que...
1994 Buick Century Special 3.1L shifts poorly VIN: 1G4AG85M5R
Hi Group - I need help with code PO 501 ( Vehicle Speed Sensor) The speedo runs backwards when accelerating, and idle flares between shifts. Scanner troubleshooter is vauge, does anyone know a common cause? Thank You, Jim
1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L heat VIN: 1G1BL82P7S
flushed heater core and cooling system. coolant was very dirty and had no heat. after flush we have heat intermittently and vehicle will also over heat. i beleive there is trapped air is there special procedure to bleed this reverse flow system? or any other i...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.4L engine VIN: 2G1WN52X75
Lady's & Gentlemen: I have a good one for all you folks. I hope I have the answer before any of you get a chance to reply but ??? What we have is this 3.4 dohc lumina that we replaced the timing belt and now the engine seizes up @ 2/3rds of a revolution. I kno...
1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L no-crank VIN: 2G1WW12M8S
Hello! This vehicle does not crank over! No power to purple wire @ starter! Checked power @ ignition switch, nuetral safety switch ect. = ok. It appears that anti-theft relay yel/blk wire is not being grounded by the theft module! I have 12 volts on that wire ...
1998 Chevrolet C3500 Cheyenne 6.5L Misfire VIN: 1GBKC34F8W
hi guys,, 6.5 turbo diesel problem ,, what a surprise huh! 98 6.5 electronic,, customer had been using dyed fuel , several months ago advised him to use cleaner and start using clear fuel, problem did not improve, but got worse,, orig complaint, running real r... Trouble codes: 263 (misfire see text many misfire codes)
2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEL19X12
Hi, thanks in advance for any help. This Astro was towed in with a crank no start. We have fuel pressure, injector pulse, spark, good compression, crank reference...we are at a loss, there are no codes with our OTC or our snap on scanners. We do have a flash r...
2004 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGG25V24
june of last year , van showed up with po200 and po300 codes. found cyl # 2 misfires at 150,000 in history and current counter climbing. backprobing at pcm found no injector driver circuit. replaced pcm with ac delco reman and shipped it running great.flash fo... Trouble codes: P0200 (injector circuit failure), P0300 (random misfire)
2004 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.5L Electronic power steering VIN: 1G1ZT528X4
Hello fellow techs, Have a problem with this car's electronically assisted power steering. Every once in a while, it will completely stop providing power assist. Vehicle stays running, and there are no other symptoms. If you shut the engine off, wait 30 second...
2001 Chrysler Voyager 3.3L ears VIN: 1C4GJ25G01
Customer brought the vehicle in for a general inspection and oil change, complained of high pitch squeel noise from engine. The noise comes from the intake area. I have heard this noise on many vehicles with plastic intakes, only it is much louder on this car....
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 2C4GP44382
Vehicle was parked on incline with steering straight ahead. Customer had taken key from ignition. When he finished his errands, put key in ignition, switch would not turn but steering had not locked. Van will not let ignition unlock or transmission shift. Pull...
2003 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L steering VIN: 2C8GP54L83
custumer took his van in for new tires, got it back and now pulls to left all the time. we rotated tires front to back and side to side, checked to make sure brakes are ok, front pads have 1/4 pads, and backs have 1/2 pads, calipers all feel free, still pulls ...
1994 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L stays in limp mode VIN: 1B3HD46T1R
Car will shift fine sometimes, other times has delayed reverse and then stuck in limp mode(1st only). If you clear codes car will act normal. also customer says when it is stuck in 1st he will cycle the key a few times and then catr will shift fine for a while...
1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Extended crank VIN: 1B3ES42C9X
I need help finding correct cam sensor. The one off the car has an indentation to receive the rear of the cam shaft and the one from aftermarket or dealer is flat. The dealer tells me that the cam has shifted. I fine this hard to belive since the car runs grea...
1999 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L alt. light on VIN: 1P3ES47C9X
Hello fellow techs. This neon has a wierd charging system problem. It will not charge the battery intermittently. While driving or idling, the battery indicator will come on and at that time, will not be charging,,,according to the scan tool and the volt meter...
1996 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L Hesitation, no power VIN: 1FALP6243T
Vehicle has supposedly had all 3 converters replaced. Vehicle idles fine until warm then at steady rpm around 2000rpm vacuum will continue dropping and vehicle will lose all power. Egr valvew gets so hot it cannot be handled. Any ideas! Ronnie
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L monitors VIN: 1FMDU34EXV
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34X7W
We have checked the "fixes" in the database and do not see any that totally apply. Vehicle came in with a "miss" and check engine lamp lit. Code indicates misfire hits in #4 cylinder. The misfire is not a complete "dead" miss and it will change in intensity. T... Trouble codes: P0304
1998 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Cuts out VIN: 1FTRE1429W
referance voltage is 6.5 volts instead of 5 volts. all grounds have been checked. two used ecm's have been installed and the problem still exsist. thanks in advance for your help, you guys are always helpful.
1999 Ford Escort SE 2.0L door locks VIN: 3FAFP15PXX
Customer reports power door locks energise on and off intermitently by them selfs. We tested all switches and relays, looked for rust and corrosion, did voltage drop on grounds and can not find any problem. This car is clean with low mileage. When the problem ...
2000 Ford Focus SE 2.0L Air bag light on VIN: 1FAFP36P9Y
I have a 2000 ford focus with an air bag light on problem. When you start the car the air bag light comes on and goes off, but then comes back on solid. With out a scanner I can't check for codes. But it is not flashing any codes. Any ideas. Thanks
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAFP3130Y
hello i have this vech belongs to the tech that works with me. It is 2000 focus and the problem is it wont start sometimes. When it got to me it did not have cranking rpm wenn to hook up my vantage to check crank sensor, and bang it fired when cranked over. an...
2001 Ford Focus Street 2.0L Runs hot VIN: 1FAFP34341
Hey guys I need some help with this Focus. All was fine till we flushed out a very dirty cooling system. Its fine at idle (although I never see fans come on) temp never goes above half. On a road test with speed up to 60 mph temp guage starts to rise towards h...
2002 Ford Explorer Postal 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU62E92
Vehicle shifts slow and harsh when going into reverse and 1st gear intermediatly. We have the vehicle coming in on Monday the 6th. The fluid is at the proper level and looks good and clean. Did the fluid level check as per Ford. The customer said the vehicle w...
2003 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L top of the engine VIN: 1FMYU93103
My customer wants to buy this used Escape. I'm goint to inspect it for her tomorrow. When I had a chance to have a quick look at it yesterday I heard a rattle noise from the engine. It wasn't very loud, more like tapping, but it doesn't sound normal to me (mos...
2003 Ford F-150 XLT 5.4L blower VIN: 1FTRW08673
this came in with blower running,with key removed from ignition. the control head lights up and blower can be controled with control head(on,off and speed functions work great)we have replaced blower control module this had no effect,before we go on a safari i...
2000 Honda CR-V EX 2.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD1767Y
Vehicle came in MIL light on, pulled codes for misfire #1 & #3. Replaced worn out plugs, cap rotor and wires, car came back 300 miles later with coed P0301 mis fire #1, scoped ignition pattern and it looked perfect, let car idle 5 min and MIL came back on agai... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (misfire 1 reoccuring), P0303 (misfire 3)
1995 Infiniti J30 3.0L No Start VIN: 1NKAY21D5R
hay guys have this infinity here its a j30 with the came in on a hook it just died on customer going down the road it has fuel,injector pulse but no spark it has 12 volts going to the coils no ground pulse on checking had poor comunication i checked com...
1991 Isuzu Amigo S 2.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: JAACR01E3M
Starting a warm engine the problem does not show up until you drive the vehicle. Gooseing the throttle at idle does not set the code. Aceelerating in thrid the light will come on and code 61 is set. As soon as the light comes on the engine does not run well. T... Trouble codes: 61 (Mass Air Flow)
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L 3-4 shift VIN: SAJDA01CXY
please some help Jag techs out there: this s type came in with a trans fault light on. we were only able to scan it with generic obd: and found one code: p095 pressure control solenoid "C". also the car won't shift to 4th gear. we serviced the trans, and dropp...
2002 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJDA14C7Y
pushed back iin shop now starts- drive out after 4 hours no start again- found power on ignition coils and injectors but no signal from computer- test power and grouds at computer- all tested ok- crank and cam signals ok - again cranks over so i don;t thing i ...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28G51
This car came to us with a for a OIL CHANGE AND WE SOLD THEM SOME MANTIANCE. We did a tume up plugs,wires, fuel filter cleaned the fuel injectors. cleaned the throttle plate. The car ran fine they came back the next day with a mill light on with a p1170 right ... Trouble codes: P1170
2002 Mazda Tribute LX 3.0L Surge VIN: 4F2YZ94103
hello guys i have this tribute with a intermittent surge problem. it's been to the dealership for the concearn, they can't find anything wrong with this vehicle. if anybody has run across this problem, please let me know, i have run this vehcle home a couple o...
1984 Mercedes-Benz 300CD 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBAB53A8E
Hi,thanks for reading this- I've been struggling with this Benz for about 9 months now- When I first got this car, it was sluggish from a start and would only get 27mpg tops- (We have a rusty old '83 300SD that we use around town for the shop, and it's heavier...
1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Idle Fluctuation VIN: 1G3WH12X6S
There are no diagnostic code present. Upon initial check up, vehicle had a major vacuum leak at vacuum hose near rear engine compartment area. Corrected vacuum leak and also performed tune-up service, as maintenance requirment. Vehicle still has a idle fluctua...
1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Premiere 3.4L abs light-traction light- battery light on intermi VIN: 1GHDX03E7W
abs light and traction light come on intermittenly battery light comes less frequently transmission will not shift correctly when lights on- traction control affects it?? battery voltage was at 18.3 volts on scanner one time test voltage at abs relay- 14.4 at ...
1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue 3.8L abs codes VIN: 1G3WH52K3W
Hey guys and gals, this one is eating my lunch. Got this jewel in a while back for traction control, ABS and Service Vehicle Soon lights coming on. We had replaced the right front hub/abs sensor assembly quite awhile back for a noise problem. We ended up repla...
1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2HX52K7S
Hello to all members, I have this bonniville that came to me with idle problem when he has driven it for a while. Runs good when cold. Whent to connect scanner to retreive codes, couldn't establish communication. Tried scanner on similiar vehicle and works oka...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L front end VIN: 1G2WP12K4X
customer complained of ticking noise, when driving over rough roads, consistently on roads with tar sealed crackS. front end makes a ticking noise, we have replaced struts, and checked out all the parts, no parts with apparent excess movement were found. any i...
1986 Subaru Standard 1.6L fuel pump VIN: JF2AG5589G
Here's a brain-teaser for Subaru and/or electrical experts. A new fuel pump & on this '86 turbo 3-door coupe doesn't power up when the vehicle is cranked. I checked the pump itself, all the wiring up to the fuel pump relay, then ran through the Subaru factor...
2002 Subaru Outback 2.5L service due? VIN: 4S3BH66533
Hello, I have looked in MOD for the manufacturers recommended service due for 60,000 mile on this Subaru. I am coming up with conflicting info. Could any Subaru Tech's tell me what the dealers do for a 60k on this vehicle? Or anyone seeing any P.M not listed t...
1995 Toyota Corolla DX 1.8L Differential VIN: 1NXAE09BSZ
Vehicle has a vibration or shake that minics a bad tire, noticeable only when wheels are turned right and under load. In addition when under load there is a vibration between 25 and 60 but not on light throttle or decel. I noticed much more vibration when the ...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L p0773 VIN: JT2BF22K6V
Hello, everybody. I have this CAMRY came in MIL on. Found code P0773, according to ALLDATA, it is Lock-up Solenoid Circuit. The customer says MIL comes on intermittently. The problem is TOYOTA dealer can't find this part in their data. ALLDATA says " Shift So...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLX 1.8L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWDD21C9Y
I have this 1.8 APH beetle that intermittently set two codes simultaneously and I'm wondering why they would be related. P1557; charge pressure postitive deviation and P0139; rear 02 sensor slow response. The vehicle came in about a month ago after the custome...
2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L door locks VIN: 3VWSK69M83
My VW guru's this vehicle came to us with a bad battery. Customer had to jump start to get in and we replaced the battery while keeping the system alive with an aux power supply.Every thing went well and we sent them on there way.Nothing had to be reset!!! Cus...

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2001 Audi A4 Quattro Avant 1.8L Surge VIN: WAUKC68D51
Whew! This one is fixed! Here's what I found. The Wastegate bypass valve was PARTIALLY restricted. I originally passed over this valve after testing and passing it. When actuated the valve would hold vacuum and the release it when deactivated. After bypassing ...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L speedo and tran VIN: WBNAGJ8324
taped off sun roof- windshield and front vent system- found noise coming from vent- removed and addeed foom tape to housing- noise gone- checked driveshaft midshio bearing ok
2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Shaft or rack VIN: 1G4HP54K21
Hi everybody. Thanks for all the replies. Turns out after changing the shaft. I still had the clunk. I put a rack in it and the clunk is gone. I think the key here was the kick back. Thanks again. & Have a great day. Glenn
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Interior lamps VIN: 1G6KY5496W
correction: wiring at ambient light sensor. How - We retesed all the GM testing procedures on the interior lamp system with no faults found. Inspect wiring connections and grounds as per replies given. The tech determined that the DIM (dash intergrated module)...
1987 Chevrolet Caprice 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1BL51H5H
Thanks to everyone for all the help I got my caprice on the road today. I found that the ECM ground on the back of the passager head was not making good contact cleaned and retighened it and it solved everything.Some times the simple things get you the. Thanks...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Unknown VIN: 2G1WL52M8S
Well it's fixed and gone down the road, had 3 replies, Dave said a plugged injector, Ron said a bad convertor valve could cause it, Kent said overheating caused by a band to tight could cause it but the problem was the gasket between the channel plate and case...
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCCS1947W
I would like to thank everyone for there help. I can't explain why the elec. part of ign. switch fix it but it did. With help from you'll and checking grounds I just so happened to wiggle wires going to ign switch and found a faulty connection internal on the ...
2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1YY32G5Y
First let me say thanks for the help on this difficult fix. i will probably never see this again. i will be brief in my explanation. the MAF was dirty as expected, the pump had great volume - no restrictions, the solenoid was operating as designed, the vacuum ... Trouble codes: 0410 (air injection system).
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start, Misfire VIN: 2GCEC19W21
2002 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L voltmeter VIN: 1GNGG25R02
I waited as long as I could to post this fix because of the intermittent nature of the problem. I actually never saw any of the symptoms personally. A new ignition switch appears to have solved the problem. It has been over two weeks since it was installed and...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13Z42
I appreciate everyone's input and help with solving this problem. I apologize for the delay in responding to this email. The correction was in fact the intake manifold gasket, which we purchased from the dealer. There is a revised gasket which corrects this co... Trouble codes: P0171 (Fuel trim system lean bank one), P0174 (Fuel trim system lean bank two).
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L Engine VIN: 1GCJK3318F
Well I'm gonna call this fixed because it's out of my hair. We were looking for a common issue to make the local dealer techs at least look at it. Thanks to Randy [...]. that mentioned injectors. The GM guys had to admit there could be a problem & that t...
1996 Dodge B1500 3.9L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB21X4T
Thanks for all of the info, but the problem is unresolved. It's so intermittent and light I cant seam to find the mis. Customer is going to drive until more consistant, maybe I can find it then. This vehicle was the deciding factor in joining IATN, and I can,t... Trouble codes: 300 (random misfire), 301 (misfire 1), 303 (3), 305 (5).
2000 Dodge Caravan 3.3L headligts&dash VIN: 1C4GJ44G3Y
thanks to all who replied. after checking power and grounds at the bcm ,ohm test on the light switch and dimmer switch i replaced the bcm .pierre and daniel said they are prone to failure and could be programmed by the manufacturer anyhow the bcm was the probl...
1992 Eagle Summit DL 1.8L no crank/start, no dash lites, driver's side shou VIN: JE3CV20D1N
Thanks to those members who responded. Although nothing obvious showed up, we did check the wiring under the battery and radiator and cleaned and inspected all the connectors. In addition we also replaced the negative battery cable as there was some corrosion ...
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTHF25M1K
Thank you very much for all your replies. It seems on this vehicle no matter what I do I cannot get fuel to the injectors even though the lift pump is supplying fuel to the injection pump. This vehicle has a bad injection pump. The customer has decided that th...
1992 Ford F-150 Custom 4.9L oil filter VIN: 1FTEF14Y3N
even with mechanical guage in place of oil sending unit, the oil pressure reading was showing 60 psi... oil pump was the problem for too much pressure...
1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.8L No data stream VIN: 1FALP5242P
Well we installed a P.C.M. and still no data. Some people mentioned trying a different scanner. We did try a NGS & Genysis along with the MT-2500. Some say that these cars may not read data. From my experience with the Snap-on scanner if the menu offers data i...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L No Start VIN: 1FMDU34X7S
we replaced pcm and all is well in explorer world - thanks for all the help
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L powertrain VIN: 1FALP13P4V
new harmonic balancer, keyway, bolt fixed the problem. the bolt had loosened and it wobbled the hole, until it would change the timing of the car. thanks
1997 Ford Escort LX 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP13P9V
Hey guys, I hate ending a post this way but we did not get a chance to get a good fix on this one. The owner did not allow for any more diag time. He said he would bring it back when he came up with the money. That was the reason I waited so long to post, hopi...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 2.5L belnd door VIN: 1FTYR10C2W
Thank you all for your help and ideas. I know replacing with Ford part is probably the longest fix but had to give customer the options. thanks again. Ordered through local parts house. Dorman help #76807. TM
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L converter lock-up, shift VIN: 1GKDT13S52
Hi folks, I got 3 replies. One fellow suggested I had a problem with shift solenoids, which I didn't. Kevin in PA suggested that the electo-viscous fan was staying engaged, which it wasn't...confirmed after road testing. Another guy suggested that I coul...
1993 Honda Civic DX 1.5L No Start VIN: 1HGEG8641P
After hooking up test lights to fuel pump,relay and ignition switch car finally failed completely, all components checked ok. I decided to replace ECM.When I went to unplug the connectors I found moisture on the terminals. Took cover off of ECM found water ins...
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CG58V9R
Thank you for all the responses. The intake was not leaking, the regulator was ok, & we really do suspect a bad computer. However the customer declined any further repairs. Trouble codes: 33 (map), 44 (lean).
1988 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1JCMT7893J
Well this one is fixed. Many great replies saying the O2 should be replaced (which I did), and the TPS adjusted to .4V which I also did. The next Emission test passed with flying colours and my high idle complaint never returned. The only thing left unsaid was... Trouble codes: 55555 (No code readout with MT2500).
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58S3T
thanks for the help! i forgot to mention that i had also replaced the crank sensor becuase i got a crank sensor code after replacing the distributor (the crank sensor signal looked ok, but i replaced it anyway). to fix the vehicle, i actually had to reinstall ... Trouble codes: P0340, P0320.
2006 Kia RIO 1.6L speed sensor VIN: KNADE12376
thank you for all the information that helped us install a cruise control, we ended up haveing to use a magnetic pick up on the right front drive axle.
1996 Lexus ES300 3.0L no start VIN: JT8GK13T6S
Thanks to all that responded!!! I finally got an idea from one gentleman. He said that he's seen the ignitor go bad after trying to jump a car backwards... Borrowed a known good ignitor off another vehicle, and it fired right up!!!
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L various lighting, dash panel, HVAC, ect... VIN: 1LNLM97V3T
This vehicle has been fixed for over a week now and I am finally getting to close my help request. I appreciate all the replies. We tested the battery, connections and charging system several times with no problems found. Then we tested for a/c voltage and fou...
2001 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L abs VIN: 5N1ED28YX1
Well we FINALLY got it repaired. After much head scratching, hair pulling,etc. we finally removed both rear speed sensors, looked in the bore in the axle housing, and on the left side there was excessive rust buildup in the bore; the right side was clean. The ...
1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDT13W2W
Thanks to those that replied. The fix was putting new terminals on the body harness. There was not a good enough connection on one of the three. Trouble codes: P0446 (evap system vent valve performance).
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L tcc VIN: QWXF622322
thanks for the replies transmissions isnt my forte .the problem was the gearshift pressure sensor in the side cover as far as the snap on scanner test for lock up was a bum steer.
1996 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1G2HZ52K2T
well thanks to all you guys who gave me alot of ideas.Did not believe wat it was , i took those metal caps off the end of the plug wires and that fixed it. Someone before me had changed the wires so i ruled them out. I went to the dealer and got some oem wires... Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Front Calipers VIN: 1G2NE52E1X
Hi Everyone, Thanks for all the help, there were some good ideas. One person had seen a defective aftermarket master cylinder cause the same symptoms. Someone else suggested that ballooning brake hoses could cause this problem. It was suggested that in spite o...
1986 Porsche 944 2.5L blend door VIN: WP0AA0943G
no useful or correct info recieved. I will be getting the car back and will fabricate the part for the customer. thanks for trying.
1994 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L ABS codes VIN: 4S3BJ6337R
Well I guess I have to give up. I hate to tell someone I can't fix their car but I cannot retrieve codes from this vehicle. I appreciate all the responses but I did not get the information I needed. This Suby must be some oddball. Most responses said there is ...
1998 Subaru Forester L 2.5L rear wheel bearing VIN: JF1SF6356W
Thanks so much for the Speedy replys. This car is resolved and down the road. I had made a error in installing the outside inside seal. Most of you Subaru techs replying hit it right on the head. My origninal post makes it sound like this was a easy job for me...
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TX92V11
well thanks a million you guys that took time to reply! I put a left front o2 on it a Suzuki OEM very pricey too, the heater was open in the old o2 like everyone figured and its fixed and gone. yeah I am not real impressed with the data link problem either I t...
2004 Suzuki Forenza LX 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KL5JJ52Z64
This one went to the dealer and fortunately for the owner it was stuck in 3rd gear when he arrived. They found the mil on and a P1841 in the system. They confirmed fluid level and at sometime during their look it fixed it's self. Customer ran some errands and ...
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