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1987 Audi 5000 CS 2.2L idle too high VIN: WAUHD044XH
Hello Everyone, This Audi has come in with an idle of [...]. The idle air valve is good. The idle control unit is good. Both coolant temp sensors are good. When the idle air valve hose going to the intake manifold is pinched the idle goes down. Wh...
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....
1993 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Upshift, Downshift, No Output Reading VIN: 1GCGK24F9P
OK welcome to a nightmare. 4 Mont hs ago this vehicle was in our shop. Transmission was cooked. So, we sent it to our rebuild facility (sublet). When we got it back everything was fine. Let the customer have the truck. The next day it came back with a 22 Code ...
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L fuel gauge VIN: 1GCDM19W2V
this vehicle has a fuel gauge that pulses when you use the turn signals,emergency flashers,also gauge jumps when you shift into gear.as the flasher relay clicks,the gauge will go back and forth in rithym to the relay.have other same type vehicles that do the s...
1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GTHG39R8X
after these repairs, no codes came back and vehicle had lots of power, ran well for 3 days, returned with no power and a code for bank 1 sensor 1 not switching, hooked up scanner ,vehicle immediately started running well, road tested, still running well, no co... Trouble codes: P1121, P0102, P0123, P0141, PP034, P0161
2000 Chevrolet C3500 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJK34R1Y
If I unhook wire form computer to dash the gauge will go to full. If I unhook the wire from the balance module to the computer it stays on empty. When you first start the truck the fuel gauge starts to go up ( the tanks are full)to just about half and then dro...
1988 Dodge B350 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2B5WB31W2J
Dodge specialist,I have days of testing with no further clues to the problem, and i am desperate for help. The van was driven in to our shop with a complaint of no power, backfiring thru the carb and running horrible. I found a soft collapsed (old rubber) fuel...
1991 Dodge W250 5.2L Idle int go 2000rpm VIN: 1B7KM26Z0M
This is a ranch vehicle that will intermitantly go from normal to 2000 plus rpm and then if you turn off the key and turn it back on the idle will go to normal. This is a ranch rig that is badly abused and used hard to say the least. I find no vacume leaks and...
1994 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B3HD56TXR
Car came in with miss under a load, we pulled plugs and found severly worn plugs and original wires. One plug had the ground electrode burned down to the bend. We installed plugs and wires with no change. Car will miss under power braking or driving. Feels jus...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L abs motor VIN: 3B7HC16Y7W
abs motor runs all the time, key on or off, code 67 pump motor circuit present, clear and comes right back, doesnt this have to be a problem inside abs controller, is there something i'm missing?? do i really have to put this 1100.00 part on to fix this? only ...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L hydralics VIN: 3B7KF23W3X
Truck came in with two recent front brake jobs done elsewhere. Customer says keeps eating inside pad on LF, overheating rotors, and pulls right during braking. Rotors were replaced, LF rotor several times, as were calipers. Hoses were OEM as was brake fluid. B...
1989 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L Stall VIN: 2FAFP31X11
Hello I have a problem job that someone has tried to fux for a year. Vehicle dies and will not restart until sits for 30 minutes. Only happen when outside temp is 80 or above did not happen all wint er but did last summer and has started back up. Owner had 2 d...
1989 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L starter solenoid VIN: 1FABP46E5K
I had this car 4 months ago with starter continuing to run after engine fires. I replaced starter solenoid and installed a block to chassis ground, no problems since; until yesterday, when customer said he went to drive the pony after sitting up for 2 weeks, a...
1991 Ford F-350 Custom 7.5L clutch VIN: 1FTJX35G9M
we've installed a reman engine in this truck in september 2005 due to oil leaks. no other problems then. replaced clutch only because we were there. did not have clutch issue prior. now when the truck has a trailer hooked up and has reached opperating temp the...
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on, NO POWER VIN: 1FTHW26F3T
hello to all the ford techs out there especially the power stroke guru`s.we have this diesel here with no power,it had a few codes in it (listed above)cleared codes and road tested,power is not to bad but it is lackings.i scanned data and noticed ebp sensor at... Trouble codes: P0472 (exh press sensor low), P0344 (cam sensor), P0470 (exh back pressure circuit malfunction)
1997 Ford F-150 5.4L MIL Lamp on
This truck keeps setting a P0175 code and when I scope the sensor while driving down the road it has an awsome signal coming from the sensor and my guess is that this is a very intermittent problem. When this code set it was traveling about 27 mph and load was... Trouble codes: P0175 (Bank 2 sensor 1 is too rich)
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Valve lifters VIN: 1FAFP53U6X
Hello everyone. This Taurus came in with a complaint of intermittent engine noise. I drove the car for two days without hearing anything. On the third day I started it up and it sounds like all the lifters are noisy and lacking oil. I took the sending unit out...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FDWF37F1Y
Hi Guys, This Ford is quite strange. It will interm. stall. No CMP sensor codes in memory.While watching scanner, RPM and VSS will mirror each other when sitting in park and reving the engine.2500 RPM and 12 MPH.Found fuse #19 blown. This fuse feeds Idle val. ...
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FORDDIESE
Hi sorry for not having the vin but we are looking at trading for this ford F250 super duty 7.3 diesel it die going down the road usually after it has gotten hot but not all the time thankfully he told us that before he traded it in. We are a chevy dealer and ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU7482U
This vehicle has come in with a MIL condition. P0175 trouble code, System Too Rich (Bank 2). Rough idle, almost like a slight miss. Has anyone ever had this problem or better yet has anyone fixed this problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Trouble codes: P0175 (System Too Rich Bank 2)
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10U64
This ranger misses @ idle & slightly above doesn't seem too miss under load and high speed. cruise emissions are good compression check static is 70 on#6 120 if you add oil to clyinder.other cly. 1-2-3 have 125 psi compression 4-5 110. leak down check shows le... Trouble codes: P0316, P0304, P0305, P0306
2004 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L Engine VIN: 1FDXE45P64
Hi All: Have this 2004 F-450 that has a fair amount of white-blue smoke coming from the tailpipe especially on reapplication of the throttle after a lift period. It has almost no smoke when under medium to heavy throttle, such as hilly areas, but if you lift a...
2001 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13W31
found blown fuse replaced it and code came back found blown fuse again replaced pump and fuse tested relay all working cleared the code and ran the vehicle code came back a week later no pump or relay problems could run pump with scan tool worked fine monitere... Trouble codes: P0410 (secondary air problem)
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...
1998 Honda Accord EX 2.3L ABS warning light VIN: 1HGCG5659W
AllData says Honda gives no reset procedure for the ABS light unless you use the Honda scanner. Is this correct? No other way to do it? Thank you.
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L Pressure plate VIN: KMHHN65F84
we have the transmission completely unbolted from the engine & it refuses to separate. If there is a better way to get this thing off than C4(which is our next option) I would love to hear any ideas. Thanks in advance and happy Easter to all. Matt.
1994 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L rear brakes VIN: IJ4FJ27S4R
replaced master cylinder & bleed brakes - no difference replaced shoes hardware, wheel cylinders - no difference replaced proportioning valve - no difference rear brakes with pedal pushed hard to the floor stop a little but with vehicle on lift pushing hard re...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L cooling fan VIN: 1J4GW48S31
Thanks for any help in advance. The cooling fan is not coming on. It will not even cycle when I turn on the A/C. I found what I call a square fuse in the box under the hood 40amp Installed another square fuse and still would not turn on the fan. Temp was up t...
1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L No Start VIN: JT8VZ30C8P
good afternoon gents,hard problem here and i hope you can help.the problem is this,a year or so ago the battery exploded on this car and ever scince the customer states that the car wont start after hot soak,i have tested and back probed the hell out of every ...
2001 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start VIN: JMNB353810
car came in with a no start, no fuel no ignition spark, inspected found the timing belt tensioner spring had come off and the belt had very little tension and had jumped timing, replaced tensioner spring and bolt, set timing, still crank no start found imprope... Trouble codes: P1345
2005 Mazda 3 i 2.0L electronic assist steering VIN: JM1BK12F35
This car came from a body shop to have the electronic power steering checked out. They had replaced the power steering pump and the control module. Results from accident. The power steering is not working at all. The 80 amp main relay was blown, and replaced,...
1974 Mercedes-Benz 280C 2.7L a/c blower VIN: 1140731210
we have this vintage 280c which came from another shop, somebody bypassed the change over valve, connected everything back to where it belongs, now we have a a/c fan thats inop. in desperate need of a/c electrical diagrams before we tear apart dash and condemn...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L starter, wipers VIN: WDBEA32E1P
This vehicle was towed in for a no-crank condition. I immediately noticed that the wipers work when you turn the key to the on position and do not shut off. Bypassed starter solenoid and vehicle cranked and started. Checked grounds as well as I could. Replace ...
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2MEFM74W01
THE CAR HAS a CODE FOR # 5 cyc misfire I have rechecked everything I did and it all checks out. I have injector pulse at #5 and compression is 145lb also I switched coil from cyclinder to cyclinder no difference . I dont have a smoke machine but the best I cou... Trouble codes: P0305
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JB3XD54BXM
the car came in as a no start. Installed a battery and it took about 20 cranks to start...it was backfiring while cranking...then started! it was very loud because the exhaust was broken off the manifold so we replaced the full exhaust! still takes over 10 cra...
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AA46G01
Car came in about 5 weeks ago. Had random missfire code. We replaced the spark plugs and the plug wires and coil boots. Car seemed to work fine. It came in once after that with p0300 and the freeze frame data showed 85% load and about 5000rpm. A kid was drivin... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random missfire)
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L abs motor VIN: JA4MW51R32
Anti lock brake motor comes on for no apparent reason. Makes a noise when it stops. (squeek, quack). Anti lock not activated. Will come on and off as brake pedal is depressed.Every time pedal is depressed Vehicle does not have to be moving.
1992 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L int low side freeze VIN: JN1HJO1FXN
thanks in advance fellow techs for help. i don't do a lot of ac work so i have a few questions i hope you can help me clear up.this 92 max was originally an r-12 car and had been previously converted to 134 before my customer aquired it.it was working well whe...
1993 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GHDT13W5P
car stalled in front of our shop pushed it in no fuel pressure checked power to pump no power,checked power to relay has power but has no 3 sec pulse at relay installed scaner no codes also no rpm signal o volts on battery voltage no fuel pump voltage the weie...
1996 Other European f355-gts 3.5L airbag VIN: ZFFXR42A6T
during repair of this vehicle the battery was drained low. when the vehicle was cranked over the airbag light must have set a low voltage code. does anyone know how to reset the light without the factory scanner. I live in winnipeg with no ferrari dealer. I do...
1992 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.4L timing belt VIN: 1G2WJ14XXN
Hey Guys, hope someone can help me out. Vehicle came in with a broken timing belt. Replaced belt but did not replace idlers yet. Found the idlers are worn out and started to chew away at the new belt. Disassembled again and installed both idlers and the tensio...
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WPOCA2982W
this is my bosses car he replaced the oil seperator for the reason stated above now it idles rough sometimes cleared codes they came back after 3 drive cycles performed memory clear by disconecting the battery and putting the cables toghether to clear all memo... Trouble codes: 1124 (1126 -), 1126
1996 Saturn SC2 1.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G82K5272T
This car came on the tow truck ;wit this plaint ses light on customer tell me that he lost power .I put the scanner and found the code p0340 The engine run only on cylinder 3and4 fuel spark compression timing are all ok i saw the rpm while cranking ,the ckp se... Trouble codes: P0340
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L pressure plate VIN: 4S3BH66541
This car came in with a clutch slippage condition and an owner comment that way before clutch slippage started, the car would shake badly when releasing the clutch after the vehicle had been driven 50-75 miles. Ok, past expirience dictated that flywheel was wa...
1990 Toyota Camry 2.0L No Start VIN: 4T1SV24E3L
car was towed in it died on the road customer said it just stopped like he turned off the switch the injectors are getting full power with no pulse so its flooding out i have looked at everything that the ecu uses to time the injector and found nothing ( going... Trouble codes: 41 (throttle position)
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L keyless entry VIN: JT2BG22K4W
Hello Need help programming what looks to be dealer installed keyless entry. I have a 3 button remote built onto key. Mitchell shows how to program with factory keyless entry, but wires are not there and keyless ecu is not below radio. I found A aftermarket mo...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN86R1X
Hi this 1999 toyota 4 runner 3.4 check engine light keeps putting a 171 code in memory after you drive it for a while and then you cut the engine of. The light does not come on as soon as you resart but after you drive it about mile it comes on and won't go of...
1994 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Master Cylinder VIN: 3VWSC8H8RM
Hi there, this jetta came with a customer complaint of long brake pedal travel. Replaced master cylinder and adjusted master cylinder pushrod properly. Pedal still feels low no matter what we do. Readjusted pushrod to no avail. Any ideas?
1996 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L Fault code #00545 VIN: 3VWFA81H3T
This vehicle was sent to us from another repair shop. The customer recently bought it from a corner used car lot. The customer's complaint was hard starting when cold. The other shop tuned it up and sent it over here for a fuel injection cleaning. The "CHECK E... Trouble codes: 00545 (Engine/transmission electrical connection short to ground)

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1999 Acura TL 3.2L headlights VIN: 19UUA5645X
Hi Guys, Thanks to all that responded. We received info to check the regulator voltage, DRL module and solders, and several that said it could be the inverters or bulbs. Customer has not brought it back yet. Since both act up but seperately the customer is g...
1981 Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, VIN: ZARBA5413B
Thanks to everyone who replied to my question about fuel/air mixture adjustment for the 81 Alfa Spyder. The consensus is that special tools are needed and the proceedure must be followed correctly. Because this is the only Alfa that we occasionally work on and...
2000 Cadillac Catera 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: W06VR54R8Y
Hi Guys, Thanks to all that responeded. The fix ended up being a bad Mass Air Flow sensor. Because of the erratic o2 readings we decided to unplug the sensor and drive it. It never acted up while it was unplugged. We replaced the sensor with no more problems...
1985 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1770789F
did the test with momentarilly touch purple and white wire.had brite noid light.replaced module to no avail.took sample of fuel and found water in it.drained tank.refilled with fresh gas.now runs fine.evidentally the gas was diluted just enough that carb clean...
1991 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GCEC14Z3M
We finally had to jumper the park/neutral switch to keep it from stalling. We got 18 replies, and appreciate the input. Most had past problems with distributor magnets. This truck had a new dist in it. Thanks to all who replied. Steve
1993 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL54TXP
Thanks for all the help it was a problem with my scanner. I changed cartriges and things were fine thanks again for all the help. Stanley,
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L engine VIN: 1GNDT13W1S
all the replies were very much appreciated but i do not know for sure if the condition still exists.we had the vehicle for only a day after receiving all the replies and we were not able to come to a difinitive conclusion.the only thing that i can ad is that w...
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M3V
Thanks for everyones help. The fuel injectors fixed it, well its been out the door for more then a week without a complaint. We got the injectors from Lindertech.com. We did check all ignition things before also, I guess I did not mention that on the original ... Trouble codes: P0300.
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L oil consumption VIN: 1GCGK29U1X
Thanks to all who replied. I'm hoping that the updated pcv valve with a fixed orafice will take care of the problem. The delco part # is CV4000C if anyone needs to know. Thanks to Dave from Ohio and Robert from Illonois for the heads up on the service bulletin...
1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L head gaskets VIN: 1GMDXO3V5X
this van is fixed and though the job of replacing the cylinder heads is pricier for the customer it is not bad for the tech as the intake is the hard part. the rear head was warped but not cracked which surprised the machine shop as they have seen many of thes...
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Drive train VIN: 3GNEK13T02
Well the customer has had the vehicle for a week and phoned yesterday, all is well. After we got the diff back in and ran it in auto 4x4 for 1/2 hour test drive, at the 80 km mark if you really payed attentioin there was a little vibration almost like road noi...
1990 Dodge W150 S 5.2L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1B7GE16Y8L
thankS for all the help found out fuel pump was supossed to be new but when i droped the tank found no strianer on pump and pump was filled with rust cleaned tank and replaced pump and strainer had no fuel pressure drop ran great should have checked in the fri...
1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L no start VIN: 1B7FL26X3T
thanks for all the help on this ones guys. trace the wiring going to the computer fromt the igintion switch. short to gound in computer thanks again
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 3.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HC16X21
Thanks for the help guys. Most said that the system should really be checked using a smoke machine. We do not have this piece of equipment and being primarily a transmission shop, we probably won't invest in one any time soon. So we decided to farm this one ou... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evaporative System Large Leak).
1989 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Rubber driveshaft coupler VIN: 1FTCR14T1L
Thanks for the four replies. The fix turned out to be having a drivshaft shop fabricate a new yolk and a universal joint to replace the OE rubber. The part seems to be obsolete and this was the most straight-forward fix...Thanks again
1994 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1FARP14J9R
Thanks for the reply. I replace the coil pack and it didn't help. I put some new wire and plugs in it and the new wires fixed the problem. It was arching on the plastic end that goings into the coil pack. Could hear it but not see it.
1997 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L No Start VIN: 1FTEE1425V
It is fixed I recieved a lot of replies about intake gasket problems and have recommend that they be replaced. Joe hit it on the head with a broken harmonic balancer. It sounded as though it was 'out of time' and as soon as I read his post it made perfect sens...
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFAFP13PXW
When I tested the wiring from the coil connection I stuck a pin thruogh the wires about 2inches from the connector and from there,there was contunity, but there was a break closer to the connector that I missed. Repaired wire close to terminal,at female connec... Trouble codes: P0351.
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L right front axle tube VIN: 2FTRX08W3Y
Hi group, This was not a bad job.Unbolted axles & bolts that hold diff. in.It dropped down on trans. jack.Removed axle tube,cleaned parts up & put back together.Hardest part was getting 4wd actuator out of the ear(corroded).Thanks Mike V.,Keith [...].for ...
2002 Ford F-650 5.9L Speedometer VIN: 3FDNF65Y72
Only two replies, I did find a flow chart for the missing speed signal at the GEM module. On non electronic control transmissions, the signal coes straight from a speed sensor on the tranny, on electronic controlled transmissions, such as my Allison 2400 it go...
2001 GMC Sierra 1500 HD SLE 6.0L drive line VIN: 2GTEK69U61
Well folks this is a fix. This truck is the C3 model that has full time 4x4, also called AWD...all wheel drive. It has no levers or buttons that allow the customer to select 2 or 4 wheel, nor does it have an actuator like the 'automatic' 4x4 vehicles. The tran...
1998 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Detonation VIN: 1HGEJ8129W
Just wanted to start by thanking everyone that offered help. I've tried almost all your suggestions but didn't seem to nail it down. Yet. If I have time I will try one more thing. I want to pull the cam gear off and see if by chance it has moved on the cam. Th...
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L compressor VIN: 2HKRL18541
thanks for all the help. the fix was a new compressor and a condensor as the drier is part of it.some people said check the expansion valve but there is not one on this vehicle.
1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L frt. wheel bearing VIN: KMHJF24M8W
unfortunatly hub seized in bearing and would not come out shop press hammer technique etc. ineffective.got used knuckle assembly,replaced bearing replaced rotor all set thanks for all your replies and sugestions.
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L erratic shifting VIN: KMHCG45C11
Yes,this one is fixed.Thanks to Richard from California for pointing out TSB 02-40-001,It was an exact fix.The problem is a diode in the main harness right at the firewall.It is an easy repair,you remove the two nuts securing the harness to the firewall under ...
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KM8SB12B34
first thanks to every one you responded .what open my eyes was on scan data cranking singnal has always off when cranking whit scan normaly when cranking comes on when cars strats goes off so as i mentioned in my updated on start position (ignition switch clut...
1996 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JNKNG01D9T
well i just want to thank all the people that replied to this problem of mine.the fix was the air flow meter.well the price of the meter was very high so we figure lets clean it and see if problem would be fixed. to our surprise the problem was not their any m... Trouble codes: P0340, P0100, P0325.
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L Unknown VIN: 2MEFM74W9Y
Would like to thank everyone for help. The car hasn't acked up, talked to the customer the other day. I couldn't get it ack up, and wiggle wires and check grounds. Had to fix something that doesn't happen very often. If I get it fixed, will let everyone know. ...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport XLS 3.5L suspension
the fix was tightening the transmission crossmember,thanks forall the help.
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Compressor VIN: 5N1ED28T3Y
The Nissan reman pcm that I replaced to fix the driveability problem created the AC problem. The pcm would not ground the AC relay. Replaced with another reman Nissan part and all is well. Many thanks for the replies, especially Kelly from California who actua...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1CA31DO1
had a couple of replies stating that a bad iac motor could short out the iac citrcuit in the pcm. that is also how i feel. but they also informed me that the pcm has to be dealer programmed. the nearest dealer is 60 miles away, so the customer decided to drive... Trouble codes: P0505.
1997 Plymouth Voyager 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2P4FP25B8V
well ladies and gentlemen, thank you for your responses. ron, the a/c is low on freon but that doesn't change the reading, mike from n.c. the wiring diagram doesnt show any other sensors, however, if this vehicle had cruise control, it would have a 5 volt refe... Trouble codes: P1496.
1995 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GMDU06D7S
Thanks to all that responded. We'll never know since the owners don't want to be 'inconvenienced' any more. I guess the vehicle stalling is not such an inconvenience. One person suggested the crank sensor which this vehicle doesn't have, however I wonder about...
1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L Starting VIN: 1G2NW52T1T
i greatly appreciate all the replies to my help request.i did check out all of the suggestions i recieved but,still have not pinpointed problem.as soon as problem is found i will update with repair procedure.
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WJ52M4X
thanks for all the excellent replies, I was able to clean the egr passage way just as almost everyone suggested. I knew what i needed to do but you all gave me the best how to ways. thanks, the customer was happy she didnt have to replace the intake like the d... Trouble codes: P0401 (insuff egr flow).
1995 Saab 900 SE 2.5L 5th bow latch VIN: YS3DF78V1S
Thanks for the replies. A couple replies said you can't do anything without a tech 2. The others said to try hitting the tonneau cover in the area where the motor lives while activating the switch. If that doesn't work, pull down the carpet cover over the bag ...
1994 Subaru SVX LS 3.3L 3rd gear VIN: JF1CX3451R
thanks to all that replied to my help request.although i cannot close with a fix at this time i did receive some valuable info on a updated forward clutch hub with extra lubricate holes present to address a lubrication problem.i have just reassembled this tran...
1999 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L daytime running lamp relay VIN: 1NXBR12E6X
Hi and thanks to all who responded, James [...] CA. was right on the money. Under the inside fuse block there is a multi connector where all the grounds meet and are joined. There it was, burned from arcing and an open ground circuit. Chopped out the affect...
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L radiator VIN: 3VWCA21C3X
Thanks to all. The water pump pulley was broke like many of you suggested.
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L windows VIN: 3VWCC21C8X
only received 3 replies, but got it fixed anyway, the problem was in drivers door. had two small broken wires at the window module, thanks to those who tried to help.
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