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1981 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, VIN: ZARBA5413B
I would like to know if there is an air/fuel mixture adjustment proceedure for the Spica injection pump. The throttle linkage is out of adjustment and the throttle plate is open too far at idle (it idles at 2000 rpm). I can reset the throttle plate but must co...
1989 Audi 200 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUGC0440K
Greetings to all,I have this audi which will not start after a hot soak (5-10 minutess)after you shut it off.I searched the archieves and read alot about possible bad check valve on the fuel pump so I went and got one.We removed the pump and found what should ...
1995 Audi S6 2.2L Ride VIN: WAULA84A7S
At high speeds, about 75 and up, if you hit a average bump or even a crack in the road, this car will begin to shimmy like you wouldn't believe. It's almost as if you blew a tire it's so violent. You have to hit the brakes hard and slow down to get it to stop....
2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L air ride VIN: WAUYP64B01
Hi all thanks for looking at this post. We have worked on several all roads here with no problems, but today we put this one up on the hoist and did not have the suspension in jack mode. Now there is a leak at the left front bag, could this be our fault? What ...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAN37441
To the BMW experts This car came in idling rough & hesitating and stalling coming to a stop.engine light on. We checked codes and found 10 codes stored at computer. Fuel trim & misfire problem. Costumer stated car was never tuned, car has 65000 miles. We decid... Trouble codes: 202 (fuel trim bank-1), 203 (fuel trim bank-2), 242 (misfire cyl-5), 240 (misfire cyl.-3), 243 (misfire cyl.-6), 239 (misfire cyl.-2)
2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L torque converter VIN: 5UXFB33552
This is for all you euro guys. I've got this X5 that came in 2 weeks ago with a noisey trans. pump, gear slippage, erratic shifts, and mil lamp on. Upon inspection found fluid was burnt and full of metal. Codes at that time were the same as the ones listed bel...
1998 Buick Skylark Custom 3.1L switch VIN: 1G4NJ52M02
all wires burnED, can not find a wire diagram to install new switch, all wire diagrams are for head light switch mounten on convination switch
1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on, abs & airbag lights VIN: 2G4WB52K4W
Vehicle stalls, abs and air bag lights are on intermittently, customer at first thought it only happened when using turn signals but now report it can happen any time. I have not been able to experience the problem and no codes are present in any system. Check...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1G6KY5493W
Customer complains of AC off light coming on while driving and AC stops cooling. When light goes off, system cools great. I have scanned with Modis and no codes present. When test drove, we found this to be true. Only parameter in Modis that I can find is for ...
1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDUO6L6R
Van came in with mil lamp on. Codes set are not explained in my modis trouble shooter or alldata. Road testing car reveals that EGR is being comanded on but the scan tool shows that it is not opening. I substituted a used EGR and PCM and got the same results. ... Trouble codes: 640 (no description), 670 (no description)
1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L assisted steering VIN: 1GNEK13R6W
Hello GM techs, I have a 98 tahoe with a steering issue. At idle while standing still the power steering will get very hard to turn. as soon as you roll forward it gets easy again untill you stop. I disconnected the solenoid at the back of the pump and the pro...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCEK19T5X
truck came from another shop on the hook. it will start and stall. it last about 3 seconds. other shop has replaced fuel pump& reg. i called the dealer with vin # to see if it was equiped with theft deterant. they said not. there is no security lite on instrum...
2000 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L alt VIN: 1GNDX03E0Y
hello again. i have this 3.4 that has a charging problem. 2 az alt have been put on the first lasted 1 day, and the next was charging at 19..4 volts. identifix and genesis said to test the l terminal on the alt unplugged. well i checked 2 ways. 1 way disconnec...
2005 Chevrolet Corvette 6.0L unk VIN: 1G1YY32G62
thanks chevy tecs for your time- we are mostly a bmw- audi shop trying to help a freind. this is a salvage car that has been driven for 2500 miles with no problems since rebuild. check engine light on- reduced power warning message, code p1518-no info on this ...
1997 Chrysler Intrepid 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2C3HH46T8V
HI techs vehicle come back in week after cam sensor was changed. Vehicle now has stalling issues when started in the morning, it surges and will stall, the cruise control light also flashes when the vehicle starts to hesitate with the cruise off. Map sensor is...
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Misfire, hard start VIN: 2C3AE66G71
This problem child came to me as a frustrated friend of a friend reccomended him..The dealer that he has been going to isn't really listening to him..This problem is intermittant and if your patient enough it can be reproduced .It has an extrememly extended cr...
1991 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B7FL23X6M
Hello This truck came to us on the hook today with the 40 amp circuit breaker marked IGN blown. Customer says it repeatedly blows. In a wire diagram of this circuit it shows only one wire from that CB directly to the ignition switch. We stuck a fusible link in...
1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L no start VIN: 1B7FL26X3T
hello everyone hope i get get some help with this one vehicle came in as no start no crank checked all fuses found blown fuse under hood 40amp ignition switch. has short as soon as u turn key to start it blows well i tried a new ignition switch same problem st...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Surge VIN: 1FMDU34X6T
This Explorier well surge at around 35 mph. If I unplug EGR the surge goes away. The EGR valve was replaced with no luck. I have also tried a new control valve and a new DPFE sensor with no change. Fuel pressure is good and the MAF sensor is only a month old. ...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L TCIL Flashes VIN: 1FMEU18W6V
This truck came from a local trans shop,TCIL flashing.They rebuilt the trans and still have the same problem,they went over everything again and found no problems.when it came to me it had three codes P0741(TCC no engagement or slips)P1729(4x4 switch open or s...
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFAFP13PXW
I installed a 2000 engine in this 1998 escort transfered all electrical and fuel related components to make it a 1998. Engine ran like a sewing machine. Customer put about 600 miles on vehicle and he brought it back this week. Replaced batt to start vehicle. I... Trouble codes: P0351
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L vehicle VIN: 2FMZA5142X
Hello everyone, I have a windstar here that pulls left at all times. We originally brought it in and performed an alignment check on it and found if was out of specs. We removed the wiper assembly to gain access to the upper strut mounts for drilling. We made...
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L streeing rack VIN: 2FMZA51U3X
Van came in with a transmission problem - the transmission needed an internal repair - the transmission was removed which means that the steering rack has been removed - when the transmission and the steering rack were reinstalled the steering rack has a bad v...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FTSW31F9Y
This F-350 is killing us. Customer says fuel economy is down to 7-9 mpg from 12-15. when pulling trailer has lack of power. With the NGS All I am able to gather is code p1316 all pids seem normal. when at operating temp still will not perform cyl contribution ... Trouble codes: P1316
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L 4x4 shift motor VIN: 1FTZR15V2V
Hello and thank you in advance. This ranger was towed in with the customer stating that he needed a clutch. I questioned him as to why he would say such a thing. His response was that he had been working the little truck to hard a week ago. And now it will no...
2001 Ford Taurus SE 4-Valve 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAHP56S51
This is an intermitant problem but I can still get it to happen with only a little proding. The computer is flagging a #6 misfire code. While the problem is occuring the check engine light will flash. Plugs and wires that customer replaced are not Motorcraft (... Trouble codes: P0306
2001 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L engine VIN: 1FMRU15W51
hello everybody. this truck acme in with mil light on. scan for codes found code 303 cylinder misfire on #3 and check spark plug found non platinum plug with missing end installed new plug but did not change a thing. check compression it had 0 compression. ran...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31F31
diesel techs...i need help. this vehicle came from several other shops around california includinf ford dealerships. it has an acceleration problem at all times. it will not accelerate over 30 miles an hour and it will continue decel all the way until it stall... Trouble codes: 1211 (previous code), 500 (vss code-current no light), 722 (oss code-current no light), 720 (oss code-current no light)
2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire VIN: 2FAFP71W11
Three and five is missing cked every thing. I must be missing somthing.This is a cop car.Many hours idle.Auction vehical.I even drove it around and did'nt bring up missfire.I have a modis but could'nt watch on this one to see any showing.changed coils also on ...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L battery VIN: 1FMZU77E42
Hi techs. I have a problem with a drain on the battery of .45amps. I have pulled every fuse and relay one by one out of the under hood fuse panel with no results. The same thing was done with the interior fuse panel. Thanks for any help.
2002 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 2FMZA52442
i have replaced the fuse for a second time .driven car and ran all 3 test again . cannot duplicate problem .i am open for any ideas. thanks in advance
2001 GMC Sierra 1500 HD SLE 6.0L drive line VIN: 2GTEK69U61
This is the all wheel drive Sierra C3 pick up. There is a bind when turning sharp corners...there is a clank-clank-clank noise as well when the binding takes place. The bind/noise is not there until driving the truck for about 10 miles on the highway to heat t...
2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L cannot fuel vehicle VIN: 1GKCS13W71
Customer will attempt to fuel vehicle, tank could be near empty, upon opening the gas cap, fuel will literally spray out several feet from vehicle under extreme pressure...then cannot get the vehicle to accept gas, one time he got as much as 67 cents in the ta...
1991 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2HGED6454M
This Civic has had a hard life. Customer brought it in because the radiator was leaking. We replaced the rad and found that the head gasket was blown. This was the 2nd time this vehicle has had a head gasket replaced. Sent head out and had it checked. Reinstal...
2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L engine VIN: 4S6DM58W0Y
installed 1 new head its timed properly,has correct fuel pressure, spark, injector pulse, new plugs, but when you unplug all 3 coils on drivers side engine does not run any different still has a massive skip as soon as you put it in gear it dies you can also t...
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L compressor VIN: 2HKRL18541
first off thanks for the help i have this odyssey that the compressor clutch will turn on but no cold air out of vents pressure gauges read the same for low and high sides 95 psi. seems like the compressor is not working internally. there are no noises out of ...
2006 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L Shifting VIN: JHLRD78836
Can find very little support info on this thru All Data etc. This car will set P0752 "shift solenoid A remains on" as soon as it is driven. Poor shift quality 1-2 feels like it skips 2nd gear. Any of you honda pro's have an idea here. We have looked at solenoi...
1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L frt. wheel bearing VIN: KMHJF24M8W
Ok I feel dumb on this one but I have been whacking away with my slide hammer so long my hands hurt.This elantra came in for noise in rf.found wheel bearing noise and alot of play.unable to get hub to come out of bearing.Ive had these where they were rugged to...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KM8SB12B34
hard to start when cold check full presure 38psi reg out 48psi check injecter for leaking disconect fuel rail looks for restriction check presure check if hold presure ,pinch regulator increase presure no change iat and ect 3 degree diference vacum idle 18 in ...
1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire VIN: 4S2CM58V2V
1997 Isuzu Rodeo 4WD, 3.2L V6 My son left for Iraq with the Air Force and left me his Isuzu which was knocking badly. We pulled the engine and had it rebuilt by a local rebuilder. Put it back in and have DTC P0300, random misfire. The #3 coil is not firing at... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire)
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Cooling Systems VIN: SAJGX2747V
Thanks in advance- Car came in having overheated. Coolant was a little low on coolant, not much, pressure tested and found no leaks. Found a tsb about sticking t-stats, ordered one from jaguar and replaced. Car does same thing, will idle all the live long day...
2000 Jaguar XK8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJJA42C5Y
Jaguar super techs. this is a new one on me.I have a 2000 xk8 that goes into transmission limp home and displays " gearbox fault ). the code that sets is P1605 . My autologic identifies it as "tcm data corrupt ". It also identfied it once as " tcm checksum fai... Trouble codes: P1605, P1605
2001 Jaguar XK8 4.0L failed test VIN: SAJDA42C71
Hello all; After a battery disconnect and/or mil reset, this car was taken to emission test. It could not be tested because the test station said it had incomplete monitors present, ie; catalyst monitor, evaporative monitor and comprehensive component monitor.... Trouble codes: P1000
1987 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L starter VIN: 2BCCV8117H
this vehicle keeps chewing up starters and ring gears,we have tried two different starters,ring gears and bell housings,but we cannot get this starter to be quiet when engaged,after a few days it chews up the ring gear. we have tried everything,verified parts ...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Hard start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y4W
Customer complained of excessive crank time while starting after vehicle sat more than 15min. Replaced fuel pump module with complete aftermarket assembly. Vehicle back one week later with same problem. Good fuel pressure while running. After shut off, fuel pr...
2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L "MIL" On VIN: 1J4FF48S51
This vehicle came from Arizona where it had the transmission overhauled. When it came in here for warranty repairs, the transmission was toasted and there was a P1694 code in the computer. After rebuild, I tested the CCD Bus wires (both + and -) and the wires ...
2000 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L abs, traction and hdc warning lamps on VIN: SALTY1246Y
Customer has come in with ABS, Traction and HDC (Hill Descent Control) warning lamps on. The ABS activates on loose gravel and there is also a Code P1590 - Rough Road Signal - set that disables the misfire detection system. I inspected and tested all 4 wheel s...
1993 Mazda Protege DX 1.8L transmission VIN: JM1BG2232P
This car came in the shop after plugs, cap, rotor and wires were replaced by customer. When the car is warmed up for about an hour it will surge at 35 mph. I have a fuel pressure tester and a kv tester hooked up to the car when this happens and both are readin...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L Misfire VIN: J83A448810
I am at a loss with this one I cannot find any data for the coils to tell if they are bad. but here is the problem car came in with p0303 and p0305 missfire 3 and 5 ok cust wanted plugs replaced and i did now cyl 3 is the only one missfireing. here is what hap... Trouble codes: P0303
1994 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L shift solenoids VIN: 4A3AJ56G8R
I have this mitsubishi here with a third gear inop. I took this guy apart and found bad third gear clutches. I preceeded to rebuild the unit. Now the transmission will not shift from second to third when in drive position. But when shifter is in 2 position shi...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21DXX
This Maxima has a no start condition due to no injector pulse. It does have spark though...and will run on brake cleaner. This system uses 2 crank sensors and both have a good scope pattern and the cam sensor has a good pattern as well. There IS 12v at the i...
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Compressor VIN: 5N1ED28T3Y
This vehicle came in with a driveability issue as well as an AC complaint. Replaced PCM because of no communication with TCM. Fixed MIL issue.Replaced discharge hose to fix leak. I did not check to see if AC would come on before repairing. Problem now is that ...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA31DO1
Checked for vacuum leaks. none decected. also replaced ia c motor and made no difference. checked wiring going to motor and wiring checked ok. It idles at 1500 rpm with the motor unplugged or plugged in. plugged off brake booster, evap hoses, and pcv hose. non... Trouble codes: P0505
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8PRO9Y31
I tested the left sensor (drivers side) with a vantage lab scope wave form was erratic, removed sensor to inspect, noted oil pouring from inside plug (sensor side). Clean sensor installed retest = same w/oil leak inside sensor plug. Replace sensor, check with ... Trouble codes: P1145
1995 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 2G2FV22P6S
Hello to all. We have got this Formula Firebird that intermittently will feel like it is starving for fuel. It will act up for about 30 seconds and then clear up. Fuel pressure stays within specs at all times. The EGR valve vacuum hose has been disconnected an...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ52M4X
egr ports are restricted,(still has slight flow) i have verified this. can the passage ways on this 3.1 be successfully cleaned by removing the upper intake plenum, or would the lower need to be removed as well. customer recently had this to the dealer and the... Trouble codes: P0401 (insuff egr flow)
1999 Pontiac Montana 3.4L No Start VIN: 1GMDU06E4X
Van came in on hook no start,we went out and tried it,started.Changed fuel filter it did not start.Has no spark I have a rpm signal,otc scanner says yes to cam signal.I have a 24x signal .It does not have theft system.I notice it had a remote starter that was ...
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 2.2L fuel pump VIN: 1G2NF52F32
Hello, We are experiencing a pass theft system failure. we have retrieved code u1300 (short on serial data line)using solus snap on scanner with can adapter. vehicle intermittently will not start. when no-start occurrs, we have no power to to fuel pump. we a...
1999 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.4L Lighting VIN: WP0CA2999X
Hi guys, problen with the lights, with the ignition on and car running the park lights and headlights are to come on. Whats happening is the left HID headlamp was burned out, i replaced it but the left running lamps are not coming on, the right side is working...
1993 Saab 900 S 2.1L Heat VIN: YS3AK35E9P
Hey guys, This system appears to be incredibly simple in design. From what I can tell with shopkey and a visual the heat control is regulated by a valve in the end of the core. the valve basically has a driveshaft with two U-joints that directs motion up to t...

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1991 BMW 318is 1.8L camshafts and lifters VIN: WBAAF9318M
I would like to start by thanking every one that replied to this problem child of mine, it is fixed and now on its way out the door hopefully for awhile. I did have a new chain and tensioner with guides which should have been mentioned when i told about the he...
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L abs VIN: WBABS534X1
The replys on the bmw all are saying the same thing, its a dealer fix because even if I put the steering angle sensor on and replace the abs module you still have to have them reprogram the whole system and they are the only one who can do the job. Thanks alot...
1992 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Surge, Stall VIN: 1GCD53B7N4
found poor connection at the block bt the starter, cleaned this and so far has been running good for a week Trouble codes: 30 (iac), 31 (map sensor), 74 (mat sensor).
2001 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1G6KY54991
Thanks for all replies, ended up purchasing tire monitor reset tool. Customer is in hospital, closing help request for now due to not knowing when vehicle will return. IATN is great. Thanks, Bob.
1992 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L headlight doors VIN: 1G1YY23P9N
I must be the only one that has'nt run into the bushing issues with these corvettes, william for caly,max from caly,steve from florida, Dennis from Iowa,Joe from Ohio, Mark from Oregon,Jae from maryland and David from Texas were all right on the money, I pulle...
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M4V
After all the time spent on this vehicle, the Lumina left our shop exactly the way it entered, running poorly cold. There was no charge to the customer. The customer took it to the GM dealer who replaced both cylinder head gaskets. Customer stated vehicle has ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P1106 (map sensor circuit intermittent high).
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCEC14W82
Seems my oversight of not checking the plug when replacing the original fuel pump cost me. Dropped gas tank againf found plug terminal brown and streached out..replaced feed wire with new end reassembled connector after cleaning installed new pump..again.I was...
1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.5L All Dash Gauges and heater blower VIN: 2C3HL56F4R
10 out of 11 told me to replace the ignition switch. After talking to the customer a while and showing him the suggestions he told me he had a problem getting it to turn over last winternon a cold day and found that tapping on the end of the key made everythin...
2001 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.2L heater controls VIN: 2C3HD36J61
Well its fixed after finding the right mode motor which is located on top of the heater case we found that it had a bad cam that mode motor operates different cams to select defrost,floor ,vent and so on. it had a bad spot on it. Removeing the burr and useing ...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L Cylinder Head VIN: 1B4GPY4R6Y
Greetings techs in the field of battle. I'm going to close this one due to the fact that the customer has to think about fixing or trading this one in. She is the managers cousin or aunt, some type of relative. The boss is concerned about what we may find migh...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44G61
found lock on connector c3 bcm module was broken and allowing intermitant connection.this connector contains pci bus and run/start sense.replaced connector and have had no more trouble. thanks for your Trouble codes: P0351, P0352, P0353.
1981 Ford Courier 2.3L steering box VIN: JC4UA2227B
Since I requested information on locating a part, but have not yet installed the part, I am not calling this a fix. I may repost later with more information when I install. I recieved 8 replies that were split between info for used parts{which I had asked fo...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP53S8X
vehicle still has not returned but most of the responses were to check the three orfices behind the throttle body. When the customer does return I'll report my findings. Thanks to all who took the time to help. Trouble codes: P1401 (egr flow problem), P0401 (egr flow problem).
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L abs VIN: 1FT4W32111
had water in the fuse box causing this concern, why it would happen at the same time and speed everytime? anyways that's what it was, thanks for info.
2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3FAHP31383
Thanks to all that helped. It was indeed the thermostat, I intentially delayed the response in case the mil light came back on ,a follow up call revealed that all is good.I use to recommend themostats every 5 years, I may have to rethink that. Trouble codes: P0128.
1996 GMC Foreward 5.7L No Start VIN: 4KDB4B1R8T
Well this is a fix, many thanks to all the fax senders, traced this thing out to find a bad ignition relay in the relay center in the middle of the dash. Replaced the relay and all is well. Thanks, T
2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L lights VIN: 1GKDT13W51
thanks to all who replied. ive been very sick with the flu. i went ahead and replaced the alternator like i thought and it fixed it. alternator diode ripple looked good, the alternator tested good on all aspects. no bad shorts to case...nothing. i just wanted ...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L all shifts VIN: 1HGCG565XW
I bit the bullet and got a new linear solonoid like some members recomended, but the flair before the shift did not change. I went ahead and pulled it out one more time after seperating the case I found one of the tubes where there are three of them that engag...
2006 Honda ACCORD 2.2L seat belt chime VIN: J1HE48TTY1
thanks for everyones help, when a customer asks a question i always like to have an answer. and when this customer asked if he could shut his seat belt chime on a '06 accord i didn't have a clue. however, i recieved several relies indicating that this wasn't p...
2001 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L headlights VIN: KMHWF25S01
thanks for all replies its been about two weeks and customer has not been back since i cleaned the two grounds on front fenders and replaced all 4 bulbs. i am not positive if that fixed the problem i agree with all most every replie for an altenator high volta...
2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L tcc VIN: JACDJ58X2Y
Thanks to all that replied. We know for a fact that both the transmission pans had excessive metal in them. The front pump was pushing fluid out. From a stop sign to the TCC solenoid, we provided external power and ground. The vehicle started in OD. Same resul...
1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L Cuts out VIN: KNDJB7237W
Well I will call this one fixed. Had to run another ground to battery due to excessive voltage drop across negative terminal.Kept getting fluctuating from .876 to.234 ran new ground now have a steady .003. Checked all oter grounds no other problems and drove g...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Starter VIN: JM1TA22175
I was hoping for a sliver bullet for this one (like a wiring harness rubbed through) but it turned out to be self inflicted. I had replaced the neutral safety switch because of no starting in neutral or park. It turns out I didn't have it quite adjusted right ...
1991 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L No Start VIN: 1N4EB31S8M
i want to thank every one who responded to my help request from douglas from california to jervis from new jersey with so many electrical problems that the car had (ex no injector or ignition pulse and other electrical problems ) the customer went and bought a...
1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L signal lights VIN: 1G3WH52MXS
I appreciate all of the help , the adverage of replies said left side of steering colum and they were right . The actual problem turned out to be a broken wire coming from signal switch.
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L cooling fan VIN: 1G2WJ12M3T
Found the PCM to be going bad. replaced it and all is well. Thanks again Patrick
1992 Toyota Celica GTS 2.2L Engine/starting VIN: JT2ST85N1N
I belive I have a 100% fix for this car. I tried engine flushes,top end cleaners etc... What had the cure was the fuel. What I think was going on... The old fuel sprays from the injector on to the intake valve. Once the valves cooled down the old fuel became (...
1997 Toyota Corolla 1.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2TIBA01E9V
The problem with this car turned out to be the cam sensor.Went to test with vantage and car died as soon are probes were attacted.Tested several times with a consistant glitch in the waveform.New dist. cured thee problem.Thanks to all those who took the time t...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C11
Thank you all for the 6 quick replies. Two things took me down the wrong path. First and biggest problem was bad info from the Red Brick scanner which in the code tips told me to check 12V and ground with KOEO. That is wrong. This ecm only grounds the sensor h... Trouble codes: P1135 (B1S1 heater problem).
2002 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8L Rod Bearings VIN: JTDDY32T12
People have seen exploxed oil pumps and a few even saw broken flywheel bolts. I guess the flywheel expands so much from the high rpm's the flywheel bolts break. We replaced the short block, oil pump, flywheel, clutch, timing chain etc. all with new OEM parts w...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Heater core VIN: 3VWPA81H7T
FIXED! Some replies said there are no shortcuts, some said there are. Like the A2 cars, the A/C box is held in place by a single stud through the firewall, while the heater box is held in by 3 studs. By loosening the nut on the single A/C box stud, the clips t...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L door locks power windows power mirrors VIN: WVWRH63B11
hello all, had alot of great responses to this, rechecked all wiring and checked for moisture at module under seat nothing found, ordered a new window motor and installed, everything know works in that door, window, mirror, door locks etc, would like to say th...
2002 Volvo S60 2.4L headlight bulbs VIN: YV1R561R62
I need to close this post because time is running out. I did have some good suggestions but nothing I haven't tried except a TSB concerning a harness update that I did check in to but did not apply to my car or problem. There was also a suggestion to put a cap...
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