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1991 Acura Integra RS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4DA9346M
I will get a CEL every once in a while and it always comes up as code 43. I will reset the ecu and will drive for an average of 5 days, and the CEL will come back on with a code 43. There are not any codes other than that. I have cleaned the injectors and fuel... Trouble codes: 43 (Fuel system output)
1997 Audi A4 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEA88D4V
thanks for all the help in advance. vehicle came in with ecm trouble code 17748 (cam/crank wrong combination), 17799 cam sensor shorted to ground, 17800 cam sensor shorted to power. we've found camshaft sensor with broken connector, crankshaft sensor shorted t... Trouble codes: 17799 (camshaft sensor shorted to ground)
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L starter VIN: WBAGJ8323W
hello german techs...not too familiar with bmw's but the boss just purchased this vehicle so now i'm stuck trying to fix this headache...first complain was stalling...scanned..p0340..cam sensor ckt..checked & replaced cam sensor..problem fixed...2nd complain w...
1999 Cadillac Catera 3.0L timing belt / heads VIN: WO6VRS2R8X
after buying the car from the customer we pulled the heads and sent them out. reassembled with new parts, did not have tool (the oe tool )for the timing belt so we used the timing marks and everseemed fine. we started the car, it ran for about 5 seconds and th...
1988 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2GCFK24K6J
This truck has spent more time at the shop then on the road the last 6 months it will run down the road fine turn around and come back and it will stumble like you lose a cylinder everything i have done helped but it would come back in two days with same probl...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L 1-2 shift VIN: 1GNGK26N8R
This truck was brought in for hard shifting, it shifts hard in all gears but the 1 - 2 shift is a neck breaker. We checked for any codes and none were found current or history. Checked main line pressure and it is fixed at 160 - 175 psi all the time. All of th...
1994 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GNDM15Z3R
blows black at idel o2 sensor 750 to 850 but scanner says its running lean,what am I missing thanks bob
1995 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Starting VIN: 2G1FP22P8S
this car cranks for 10 to15 sec. befor starting. any help or comments would be appriciated.
1996 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L cooling VIN: 1G1YY2259T
this car runs 210 degrees before the fans come on, it will run about 230 degrees at idle, the cooling fans come on low speed & i can turn them on high speed with scanner. are the fans supposed to jump to high speed at a certain temp? the cust. says that it usu...
1997 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L back up lights VIN: 1G1YY22G7V
I can't get the back-up lights to work on this on. I have 12volts going through the back-up switch and the relay has 12volts at terminals 1 and 5 with the back-up switch open or closed. I am not getting a ground signal to the relay on terminal 2 , when I groun...
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L axle bearing VIN: 1GNEK13R6V
Is anyone aware of something I'm missing here? We see a lot of these trucks but haven't seen a problem with leaking axle seals in general. Help - I can't keep doing these free every 10,000 miles.
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Pedal feel, brake response VIN: 1GNDM19W3V
This van has a slow brake response at high speed. The problem is intermittent, but when it occurs, it is above 30MPH. When it occurs, the pedal nearly hits the floor, the van slows 1/2 rate, the pedal pushes back toward the normal position and the van stops pr...
1998 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2G1FP22KW2
This one is being a pain, has a miss on cyl # 6 at idle and up to about 1400 rpm then it levels out. Fuel pressure is a little low for this car but the only cyl it is affecting is # 6 The intake gaskets were in bad shape, but didn't fix the problem. Has anyone... Trouble codes: P0300 (misfire detected)
2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L power steering VIN: 1G1YY32G9Y
Customer complains lack of p/s assist after several hours of driving, then ok after cooling off. We are unable to confirm and unsure whether to procede or send customer to a dealer. If anyone has run into this particular problem, please let us know. Thanks
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L poor power cruise sp VIN: 2G1WF52E51
New Problem for customer Bought vehicle new consern is when driven at cruise speed 50 65 mph steady throttle engine has 0 -2 inches of vacuum and will only accelerate when you really push on the throttle peddle ... very Doggy response we checked fuel preasur...
1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L timing VIN: 2C3ED56F9R
customer came in complaining of coolant loss. we found the water pump leaking. replaced the pump and timing belt belt. the car was towed in the next day, no start. found the left cam had moved 4 teeth counter-clockwise, and the right cam jumped 1 tooth clockwi...
1998 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L Pos Anti Theft VIN: 1C4GP64L1W
Van came in with wiper problem. Traced to BCM. Replaced BCM. Park lights stayed on, wipers worked with wiper switch off. Retest confirmed defective BCM. This seems to be the norm with Chrysler BCMs. Install another BCM. Wipers work fine. Van started and died 3...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L rear lift gate VIN: 2C8GP64L51
Dear fellow techs. We had this chrysler T&C come in the shop with the raer lift gate inop. Customer says the gate was going down automatically until last week, it has never went up. They just purchaced it a few months ago/ no history although the left rear bu...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.8L Fuel Gauge VIN: 1B4GP44R7Y
This is a handycap conversion van. It was purchaced used,fuel gauge worked fine for about 2,000 miles. The vehicle was returned to the dealer for a trans problem and the fuel gauge always reading full. Trans was repaired and fuel gauge was working. Shortly aft...
2002 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L transmission VIN: 3B6MF36642
This truck has had a clutch, M/C and slave assy(oem), replaced last year for this condition. When you tow for extended distances youucan not shift into gears-its like the clutch doesn't work at all, let it cool or start in first and it will pull. Seems to cree...
2003 Dodge Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start, Security lamp on VIN: 1D4GP45313
I have an 03 caravan with a no-start/no crank. Security light is on steady after bulb check. SKIM codes are Serial Link External Failure, andPCM Status Failure. BCM codes are PCM Message Not Recieved, and Run/Start Hardwire Failure, 48 ignition cycles since se...
1978 Ford Bronco Custom 6.6L Amp Gauge VIN: U155LBH422
Does anyone know where the amp gauge gets its reading from? This is too old for us to have any pubs on. The amp gauge does not move and the volt regulator is out, when I bypass the regulator the system does charge. I get over 13 volts, but the amp gauge does n...
1993 Ford Ranger STX 4.0L flywheel VIN: 1FTDR15X5P
installed aftermarket flywheel due to flywheel breaking. found original flywheel had the three welds on the center hub. found bulletin for this condition. vehicle returned with broken flywheel again. checked converter mounting face and found it not competely f...
1994 Ford Thunderbird LX 4.6L engine VIN: 1FALP62W2R
car camein with no start condition and the customer came in suspecting timing timing chain. we did the checks described earlier and now the boss wants to pull the front cover and check the timing cover. do you think that could be the problem or maybe something...
1994 Ford F-150 XL 4.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTDF15Y1R
customer stated that the engine would stall intermitently, found secondary ignition in need of servicing, replace cap, rotor, plugs, wires, pcv, found corrosion in the fuse/relay center, cleaned all corrosion from center, scoped pip signal from the dist to the... Trouble codes: 211 (erratic pip signal)
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L glow plug VIN: 15RFDKE30F
According to customer vehicle would shut down or sometimes just go into idle mode.Restart engine all is good. This one time vehicle will not start.Noticing sometimes now the wait to start light does not come on,then next time it will come on with flickering.Wh...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTDX18W0V
I know the truck needs new plugs and wires, but I am wondering if the flywheel could be having any effect on these codes, I can't see how (but i am not perfect). Once the coil codes set then the computer shuts down the injectors to those two cyl's until the ke... Trouble codes: P0352 (Ignition Coil B Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction), P0353 (Ignition Coil C Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction), P0354 (Ignition Coil D Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction)
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Ping onslight accell VIN: 1FTDX18W5V
Verified complaint found EGR passages plugged,cleaned them out,removed octane adjustment plug and performed motor vac on engine. No ping with high test but truck should be ok on regular. Ran two tanks of regular and ping returned not as bad but still more than...
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FBSS31L1W
Hi all need some info please. I have this vehicle with oil in the coolant. The oil cooler is not in the radiator.Only the transmission cooler is in the radiator. The Oil filter housing has two lines that has coolant flowing through it. Is there a way to test t...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L abs VIN: 1FAFP52U6W
ehicle came in with code 1236 left rear input signal missing,so we replaced the bad sensor and the other rear as well, just because we always replace sensors in pairs. Road tested and the ABS pump motor runs all the time, all speed sensors are reading ok, the ...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE2420X
this vehicle came to us after the customer had another shop perform a tune up. He then was told he most likely had a dirty injector. I have heard a lot of people having head gasket problem with this engine but this engine has no signs of coolant leakage,no hyd... Trouble codes: P0303, P0172, P0175
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5240B
This 3.8l windstar has been setting code P0171. When it first happened we found, several posts with a problem with the MAF and reflash the Computer. After checking the basics, Fuel Pressure (38psi KOEO 31 psi KOER), Vacuum (21 in @ Idle) and Smoked for leaks w... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank one)
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L comp
Hope someone can help. I have this 99 F250 5.4L that we replaced comp,accum,orfice & flushed system due to comp leaking freon. After we did job low side at 35 lbs but high side at 175lbs on high side. Vent temp was 42 degrees on road test. At stop sign vent te...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNX21F2X
need some help from the 7.3l wizards out there. i have this 99 ford that has a cust. complaint of poor fuel economy. 3-4 mpg lower the last few tank fulls than he used to get. cust has owned this truck for 100000 miles so i have to assume something is wrong. b... Trouble codes: P1211 (injector control pressure higher or lower than desired)
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L multi systems VIN: 2FMZA5345Y
Hello all I have this Wind* wearing me out. Let me tell u the problem first,It sets a U1262 code bus comm. failure. I have no speedo--odometer--or cruise control--hvac only lets hot air out of vents.When u try to comm. with the modules I get no comm with the a...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L speedometer & ABS Light VIN: 1FTSW30LX1
When cruising at about 40mph, and go to WOT the speedometer drops and the ABS light comes on and then goes off. The speedo returns to proper speed and abs light stays off. Have checked for codes, find none. OSS, TSS,TPS Checked with Star and are functioning pr...
2001 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Turn Signals VIN: 2FAFP71W31
Hello, first timer here, We have an 01 Crown Vic police car, both left and right turnsignals are working but flashing rate is "rapid" as if a bulb were out, except all bulbs are ok. The 4-way emergency flashers work at the "normal" rate. Hooked up scanner and ...
2001 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, when cold VIN: 1FMZU72E01
This Explorer has been to me for this problem three times now. In March of 05 it came to me as an overheat problem. The t-stat had broken and caused the vehical to blow the coolent out of the resivour. I replaced the stat filled it and all was well until Decem... Trouble codes: P0174, P0304
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L missing on cly VIN: 1FAFP53U81
changed all i can thank of but computer local dealer never had this problem about to pull my hair out thanks for the help by the way fuel pressure is ok INJECTOR PULS OK WHAT CAN I BE OVER LOOKING
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out VIN: 2FAFP70W83
hello start the car fine , as soon you put in drive/reverse dies out . thiings done trans,ecm,all ign coils,wiring,still no luck.help me out of this problem thanks in advance
1989 Geo Metro LSi 1.0L engine VIN: JG1MR2160K
it useds to do the same every once and a while before the overhaul. now it burns a qt. of oil after just 5 miles of driving, just wondering where or how it could be sucking the oil through the cylynders.
1993 Geo Tracker 1.6L No Start VIN: 2CNBE18UOP
need help please. got this tracker that has no fuel or spark. checked all fuses and all good. first let me say that i cant get any codes from ecm. i can ground the blue wire coming out the ecm relay and all relays click in. i did this and it fired up but only ...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on, SPEEDOMETER INOP VIN: 4S2DM58WXY
customer went t a/z for diag,he brought me a vss to put in.hate putting in customer parts but here goes.still speedo did not work.had good power on red/black,poor ground on black.found e30(on intake near egr)and cleaned.still no speed in dash or on scan tool.c... Trouble codes: P0502 (vehicle speed sensor low imput)
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GZ1WC12
Is this 5.9 an interferance fit? Was towed in whith a broken timing chain. Interesting enough, has a newly planted water pump...Humm... I would like to make sure this in not a valve kisser before making a qoute. Anything else I should watch out for??? TIA.
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L engine revs VIN: 1J4FF48S2Y
we just installed a remanufactured engine and upon starting the engine wants to rev up very quickly like the throttle is to the floor. checked all connections, throttle linkage, disconnected the tps , and tried it then the same with the iac but no luck. did no...
1995 Land Rover Defender 90 3.9L input and output shaft
Check the transfer case, and found that there is a lot of play in the box, finding that there is play between the input and output sprockets (shafts). their is supposed to be a updated input/output shaft with sprokets, can anyone help me on this ? witch part #...
1994 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F4DR17X3R
Vehicle has intermittent loss of power while driving at highway speeds w/ intermittent rough idle. It appears that when the vehicle is running poorly one bank is commanded full lean and the other full rich. Then like you throwed a "switch" the seperate banks r... Trouble codes: 172 (173 -), 173 (176 -), 176 (177 -), 177 (testing and results)
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBEA30D0K
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L oil leak VIN: WDBEA32E4S
This car had an oil leak, dealer said it was the front crank seal, we cleaned oil off engine found the valve cover gasket leaking at the back half moon. We relpaced the valve cover gasket and now it's back leaking again. It's not only leaking at the back of th...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L no shift VIN: WDBJF55F5V
car was brought in last week for hard shifting, we replaced the synthetic fluid and filter, car shifted fine for 3 days. car now wont shift up from first and the engine light is on. code po730. what should we do next, is replacing the valve body the correct wa...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23E9V
Hi I am looking at a C230 with a varible intake cam. From what I can tell it use a magnetic coil to operate acuator which will move the cam. Check solinoid resistance 10 ohms ok. Try and activate with scanner no change in engine operation at idle. Will also dr... Trouble codes: P1519 (Ajustable cam timing.)
1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L airflow VIN: WDBHA23G0W
Gentlemen, I need help with this Benz. The air conditioning system is not working properly. The refrigerant is full and the system pressures are perfect. At idle, the system seems to be working properly, but it doesn't cool quite as well as you would expect. ...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L No Start VIN: 1ZWFT61L1X
This no-start condition feels like timing is off. We rechecked the position of timing chain and everything lines up according to specs. I found a crack on crank sensor and replaced with new one (crank sensor is located on left side of Crankshaft on tming chain... Trouble codes: 1519 (IMRC Stuck Closed)
1990 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L overdrive VIN: JN1HJ01P1L
Hey Guys hope you can help me ou t with this p.o.s. got this car the other day from our transmission guy down the street. when he got it it had no gears at all so he rebuilt the tranny. after the work was done there were no problems so he shipped it. about one...
1992 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1N6HD16Y8N
Thanks in advance to all,need some input on this Nissan trk.Has a bad hesitation,stumble,lack of power on acceleration from dead stop after cold start up,also after hot soak of 5 mins. or more.Snap-on scanner shows no codes,but will show code if induced.Ckd. M...
1998 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Misfire VIN: JN8AR05Y6W
We have a misfire, erratic, at 30-35 mph, usually in 3rd gear under light to moderate load. Will come on with 1/2 warm or fully warm engine. No MIL, no DTC's stored. (OBDII should have some misfire codes, but none there). feels like ignition misfire. All plugs...
1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G3HN52L8R
My first post to IATN for help was very surprising of the amount of help offered, and indeed a real fix was determined from the help received. Thanks to all who helped. Now I have another real bad problem with a 1994 Olds. 88, 3.8L, vin code (L). This vehicle...
2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3WS52H12
Hello, I have this Olds Intrigue that came in with the MIL light on. Code P0410, I checked for bulletins and found 04-06-04-037, water in Air Pump. The motor was rusted tight. I replaced the pump, inlet hose, cleaner and shroud. The customer took the vehicle a... Trouble codes: P0410
1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NW12T8T
Hi to all..I am asking about a repetitive problem that we seem to begetting on this car.Ignition system components such as coil,tower ass.,sometimes plugs. system seems to burn out coils quiet regularly.all driver circuits are stable and electrical system is g... Trouble codes: P0300
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, HIGH IDLE VIN: 1G2NE52T31
I am obtaining recoccuring continous fault codes P0300,P0302,P0502.I have an intermittent slight misfire at idle only; that i can feel. I have verified misfire counts present with scan tool on cylinder 2. My fuel trims look good with no vacuum leaks. The idle ... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder 2 misfire), P0300 (random misfire), P0502 (vss circuit low)

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1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L no comunication VIN: WBAGH8335X
thanks to all that replied you guys are great you hit it right on the head with the bmw round plug it was defective we replaced the plug and wham we had communication and all it good
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L low pad light on VIN: WBAET37432
thanks for all replies the customer has not returned to have sensors replaced my guess is either the light reset itself or miss customer used the old black tape on dash to cover light. there is one thing odd to me 19,000 miles to need brakes seems odd? i dont ...
1978 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L race car overcharging VIN: 1JTRN5522R
thanx I got 21 replies by the time i got in thismorning IATN people should rule the world after we get done fixxing cars I saw an alt switch from summit racing with alternator wiring cut on it $30.00. by the way I run a 1/4 mile left turn dirt track Baronarace...
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC1245Y
thanks for all the replys, most seemed to lead me to replacing the converter with an 'o.e' gm converter, since i figured that i'd already covered everything else i figured i had nothing to lose, that did the trick, post oxygen sensor readings were considerably... Trouble codes: P0420.
1994 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L left axle seal VIN: 1B4GH54R3R
thankyou to all who wrote in . I will update once vech is repaired with the fix .
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L failed in mode $6 VIN: 1B7HC16Z2T
Im closing this help request. I bought the truck and will continue to find out whaqt tghe mode 6 data is I did find out that most of the data had to do with the o2s and cat but there are three that i have not figured out yet thanks to those who replied.
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 3.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: ID7HAI6K52
dear friends thank you again for the replies. the no 1 cyl intake valve was bend. machine shop replace all valves and lifters the truck runs great. thanks milton Trouble codes: 301 (CYLINDER No 1 misfiring).
2004 Dodge Caravan SXT 3.3L Front beam VIN: 1D4GP45R24
Tanks to all of you , who takes valuable time to answer me. The pdc(power distribution center) or underhood fuse box was replaced under warranty. And so far it takes care of the problem.After investigation, we found (like Cam mention in his post), the circuit ...
1995 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTHE24H65
Sorry it took so long to fix but like i said its me helping someone else.Its fixed. Turned out to be the distributor. Dist was new from dealer and was causing #2 cyl dwell to diminish as rpm increases. I scoped everything prior howerver when scoped out withh p...
1996 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTCR10AXT
After reviewing the replies and triple checking everything. we decided to replace the plug wires and checked the alt. The alt was not causing the problem. We talked to a friend at ford and he reflash the computer. The code is gone and fixed the problem. The tr... Trouble codes: P0340.
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Pings/Spark Knock VIN: 1FMZU35P0W
Thanks everyone for the help. Most everybody said carbon build up was the cause. Based on our test results we believe you are all correct. The customer has missed the last 2 appointments and i'm still trying to reschedule. Maybe it wasn't as much a problem aft...
2000 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L 1-2 3-4 shift VIN: 1FTWW33S5Y
This truck is back on the road! I,m sorry to say that I gave the wrong info about the problem, but I was fooled!The vehicle would stay in 1st gear until about 30mph than if you lifted your foot off the gas pedal it would shift to 3rd gear.I thought that it was...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L Temp Gauge, Tow Light VIN: 1FTSW31P54
First off, THANK YOU to Aaron [...], he was a tremendous help on this truck. Second, a big BOOOOO to Mitchell. All of us in the aftermarket world know that there is a big glitch in the diagnostic part of our lives, but that is something we can normally work 'w...
1999 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Auto Trans VIN: 1HGCG6654X
Thanks again, most techs are saying trans is bad but To check all Pressures and others said just replace there was A problem with clutches in some of These transmissions.We are going To take it out and look Inside.The vtec code I was told to clear the code a...
1989 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L No Start VIN: JACCH58E7K
I sent the Trooper to another shop this week. I will reply with the fix.
1989 Jeep Wrangler 4.2L blow by VIN: 2J4FY29T2K
Hello everyone and thanks for all the great information. This vehicle had been updated per recalls and the valve cover was wide open to vent the crankcase. We found the bore tapered badly. We had it bored..put in new rings and a valve job and all is good. Th...
1994 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4FY29S6R
Thank you to all that replied. I did scope the TPS and did not find a problem. The timing chain did has some play in it, so we did move the distributor to see if the gap between the rotor and cap tower was to great for the spark to jump when the timing was bei...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Hard start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y4W
Replaced the brand new Carter fuel pump with another brand new Carter fuel pump and the problem is solved. Oh, BTW, our local Bumper to Bumper jobber said that Federal Mogul would not warranty the bad unit even though it was in for less than a week because w...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW48591
thanks to everyone who replied!we ended up pulling the timing cover off to check the timing marks and they were on.another thing we checked was the position of the fuel /cam synchronizer vanes and found that they were out of position,someone previously had mov...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Wont come out of Park, most of the time VIN: JMIBJ2227X
Hello All Well Friend this one is fix, i don't know what happen but, on my post it say 4 speed electronic Transmission, when it was a 3 speed Automatic, when i pull the seats out and center consol, also pull the Trans shifter top piece up, i find that set up...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.2L starter, wipers VIN: WDBEA32E1P
I want to sincerely thank everyone who replied to this help request. The problem was a bad neutral saftey switch. I checked that switch 5 times, but after reading all the messages, I replaced it and the car started right up. This was a very humbling vehicle fo...
1991 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JNLHJ01S4M
Hi, would never have thought that a oxygen sensor could cause such a hugh hesitation as this car had. Had several response stating that a o2 could cause this problem. Checked sigal voltage at idle and under no load throttle and o2 responed well. But changed it...
1999 Nissan Quest GLE 3.3L no shift VIN: 4N2XN11T5X
special thanks to sherman , roy , danny it was the tps changed it reset it done
1993 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GHDT13W5P
thanks for your help the alarm was killing the fuel pump circut disconected the alarm and every thing is ok thanks again
2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL12T4I
Joe [...] hit the nail on the head, Security system reset. The vehicle did not have the owners manual, but Joe was kind enough to send me the procedure. After reset it took about 5 minutes of driving for it to be happy. Thanks Dave Trouble codes: P0621, P1632.
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G2NE52T2Y
I Think I fixed it! Thanks for all the replies they were most helpful. On Monday morning I went in and started from the begining.I verified spark on all cylinders,checked resistances and voltages from all coils.check compression,re-checked fuel pressure and de...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG22K6W
I appreciate everyone's response with this vehicle. Alot of you nailed this diagnosis and I am greatful. The problem was the VSV Valve or EGR Solenoid, which ever name you want to call it. We were undable to dupliate an error with the VSV because the problem w... Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR Insufficient Flow).
1998 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L Lights VIN: 4T1BF18BCW
Thanks All Who Helped and Responded. I Am Closing this one, we could not verify the complaint, but did reseal the window, and told the customer to watch the vehicle and call if it does act up, well I called her yesturday and no porblems. Thanks Scott
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCA21C2X
I have checked all wiring and replaced the sensor but light still flashes. Suspect computor so sent to dealer. Thanks for the help!!! Trouble codes: 16501 (engine temp sensor).
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L none VIN: YV1VS29591
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