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1999 Audi A4 1.8L transmission VIN: WAUCB28D8X
Hello everyone, Last week I bought an AUDI A4 1.8T Quattro. The transmission was supposedly good but there was a small ATF leak coming from the transmission pipes so I changed them and I also changed the transmission fluid (ATF from the dealer). Since, the tr...
2002 BMW X5 4.4i 4.4L Suspension VIN: WBAFB3200L
HI guys this one has got me by the ears.This BMW came in with the display indicating that the self levelling suspension inop. I remembered that BMW had a bulliten gor this ,and it said to replaced the suspension module, so which I did recode it, car left and r...
1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WB52MXS
This car first came in with a code 51. I replaced the prom & it was fine for about 2 weeks. Code came back & the ecm was replaced. The light stayed off for about a week then came back. There is no tests for this. Mitchell basiclly states replace the prom, if i... Trouble codes: 51 (Prom error)
2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Noise VIN: 1G4HP54KX2
Have a whine/howl noise at idle heard in the car and around LF door area. Traced to fuel lines vibrating. Disconnect the vacuum line to pressure regulator or remove fuel pump relay (Change fuel pressure) and noise quits Removed clamps holding lines to body and...
2000 Cadillac DeVille DTS 4.6L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1G6KF5792Y
Originally came in with cold air on passenger side and warmer air on driver side. Was low on refrigerant and system cycled like it should. Recovered refrigerant and recharge to spec. All vents blew cold and system worked great until ignition shut off. Now it w...
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G1YY3388L
This car will bog down in 1st and 2nd gear only. It acts as if something is telling the ecm to kill the power for a split second. I HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THERE is some connection between the traction control and the ecm that will kill the power if it detects a s...
1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L speed sensors VIN: 1GCDT14Z7R
Are all the sensores for these S body trucks the same or do they change after 94? Same question for the hubs? I am pretty sure all the differentials are the same with the exception that some have a flange foe the CV axel and some plug in
1996 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GBEC14W5T
customer has had this truck for over a year and has had this issue looked at at dealerships and other shops. it misfire on # 3 and 4 cylenders between 1800 to 3100 rpm . cylender #2 is now showing a miss at idle i have replaced wires, plugs, dist cap and rotor... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cylinder misfire)
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L 4x4 VIN: 1GNDT13W7W
Hello IATN. Working on a blazer that is being uncooperative.Customer [...] in with complaint that going uphill after driving a little while and unit is warm he gets a very loud and rough noise and vibration.If he stops and backs up it will go away.Also if h...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L No Start VIN: 1G1JC1245X
customer booked car in for intermittant no start, no starter. when she dropped off the vehicle she also added that for the last two years she has always had a hard time starting her vehicle after refueling. i load tested her battery to find ok, but while doing...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L front axles VIN: 1GNEK13Z22
We found the front diff full of metal and definately bad. although it doesn't make noise. What we have is a chatter when turning as if the posi were grabbing, but it's not posi. Is there anything else we need to look for before we tear into the front diff?
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L interior lights(dome) VIN: 1GCHK23182
The customer came in with the dome lights always on, he stated the overhaed light (center ) started flickering on/off for a while then it stayed on solid along with the door panel lights. These symptoms started while towing a trailer. There were not any DTC's ...
2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L power sliding doors VIN: 1FDNX13E52
i have a venture van here that both sliding doors will not automatically reverse direction when a child blocks the entrance. i have entered diagnostics to find no codes. all three diagnostic modes pass. i have also performed a psd re-initialization. sometimes...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L right front suspension VIN: 1C3EL45U81
hello thanks in advance for any help. this vehicle has a loud popping noise in the right front most noticeable in parking lot maneuvers happens at or just before steering wheel is turned to stop. usally just one or two pops but if you change direction and turn...
1996 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1B7GL23X8T
Guys Ive been battling this one for awhile now. It originally came in with low fuel pressure and we replaced the pump. Customer returned with intermittent stall and cut outs after driving awhile. Code po351 has been recently appearing but not turning on the mi... Trouble codes: P0351
1997 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Brake pedal VIN: 1B3ES47Y3V
Unit came in with worn front brakes, nothing out of ordinary, brake pedal felt good when unit came in. Changed pads and rotors and inspected and adjusted rear brakes. Brake pedal went to floor, so we bled the system which did not change pedal travel, felt like...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Misfire, #1 Cylinder dead VIN: 3B7HC13Z1V
This truck came in "running rough". Before it came to us it had fresh plug wires and a new injector on #1 cylinder and we have retested all. Compression is good (130 PSI). It has good spark. Fuel injection looks good. No vaccum leaks and vaccum is steady. Foun...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L Top End Noise VIN: 2B3HD46R6Y
Took apart, timing chain loose, set timing, replaced tensioner engin was quite, next day top end noise started again. Took apart again timing ok, chain a little loose. Don't know what else to do. Any ideas ? David
1987 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Oil Pump VIN: 1FABP40E1H
Hi group: Have a real strange one here. This is a project car for one of my regulars. We work on it when we have time. At any rate, after completing top end work, customer finnaly gets his toy. This a Friday afternoon. First thing Monday, I see this car on the...
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU32E4V
I inherited this from another shop that gave up on it. Check engine light is on for code P0453-FTP sensor volts too high. Checked volt reading on snap on scanner- 5.12 volts. (should be about 2.4volts at rest KOEO?) Checked for voltage signal at sensor connect... Trouble codes: P0453 (Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor volts too high)
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5141W
We have a leak around the IMRC shaft on the intake, Ford says they do not service these seals, and requires replacement of intake at 450.00. After searching the archives, and finding all the known problems with the 3.8, I only found one case of the manifold it... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L front wipers VIN: 2FMDA5144W
This 98 Windstar's front wipers are not working properly. The system is designed to operate is several modes. Low, High, Intermitent and Washer Jet Mode. I will now list the present condition of the wiper system. Low is not operating. Intermitent is not opera...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15X1Y
Hey Ford Techs, I have Ford Ranger here with a repeated P1309 code replaced cam sensor and shaft using proper tools #1 top dead center of compression stroke sensor pointing in some direction. Everything looked good. Checked code drove truck 10mins and the ligh... Trouble codes: P1309
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L Cranks-No Start VIN: 1FAFP4041Y
Car towed in,Cranks-No start.Coolant fan runs any time the key is on-A/C is off.Theft light flashing.No communication with the PCM.Odometer reads nothing.GEM has history code B1318-low battery voltage at module.Airbag has history code B1869-Airbag warning ind ...
2004 Ford TRANSIT 2.4L pats system VIN: NM0SF24F74
hi my best group, this car is came with concern no cranck no start due to pats system desabled the engine, i have 2 good ignition keys and i have wds scan tool. the broplem is that the module accebt programing and 2 key known by the module this mean engine sho...
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L engine oil VIN: 1FAFP34244
hi everyone, got this 04 focus in with water in has no oil cooler.has anyone seen this,i hate to just assume the head gasket is leaking.have been unable to reproduce any symptoms of a leak.thanks for your replys
1995 Geo Prizm LSi 1.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1Y1SK5280S
engine hesitates at mid range rpms in park; and before shifting at high acceleration Trouble codes: 14 (Air Temp)
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L no power under laod VIN: JNKCA31A0Y
car has no power idles ok runs ok at any speed but has no power almost like clooged exhaust had both front o2 sensors removed to release exhaust presure no help car will idle fine and cruise at speed but has no power at all no codes maybe someone has seen this...
1998 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY29P5W
MIL comes on immediately after start up hot or cold after clearing. No driveability problems. Voltage drop test grounds and sensor grounds at PCM. Pass. Clean out TBI. Smoke test for vacuum leaks. Pass. Check wiring between IAC and PCM. Continuity tested, chec... Trouble codes: P0505 (iac)
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L electronic information display VIN: IJ4GW48SX1
customer has no owner's manual to help with resetting the "perform service" lamp reset.. he held the reset button for 1o seconds, but it comes right back on. i'm unaware of the correct procedure to reset the light after oil changes on this truck. i have not go...
1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L rear air suspension VIN: 1LNLM81W7T
two months ago, i inspected this vehicle with the air suspension light on. found two fuses blown. replace fuses, perform auto test and function test. all system pass but during road test light came back on. reinspect system and found air compressure running fo...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: WDBEA300X6
Hi People, Hopefully some of you have experience on this jetronic system. I have none, and have limited info on it.This car was given to me by a friend who moved out of the state. It wouldnt pass smog and had some other problems and he didnt want to mess with...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: WDB2020281
Hi there,This car came with MIL lamp on , is a German spec Mercedes not an US model -so is not OBD 2 compliant-. The scanner showed lots of unrelated faults ,upon inspection the engine wiring was at fault and has several shorts , the whole harness has been rep...
1999 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L dash board VIN: WDB2200652
this car has no dash board light the boot release dose no work and nothing works on the dash board thanks jc
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AK44Y55
i have a loping (rough) idle and under light throttle while driving engine is not 100%. checked cam timing marks with spark plug removed to make sure it was at tdc. vehicle seems to run fine but cust. says the vehicle did not idle like this before. wanted to s...
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D1W
Hellow fellow techs.Vehicle floods cranking.changed oil and added very heavy weight oil to insure oil pressure was good to avoid a cam/crank timing issue.Checked dist cam 1 degree and 180 degree signal.Both good.Checked scan data.CTS and intake temp sensor sho... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor)
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: JN1CA31A01
car came in with very high idle speed . with iac removed idle speed could be controled by blocking off passage port.valve was replaced , now idle surges from 1600 to 2100rpm. idle relearn procedure was attempted with no change. suspect faulty pcm ? Trouble codes: P0505
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 2.2L Extended cranking ti VIN: IG3AJ5548T
Car is hard to start,it turns for along time then starts and runs fine.If you cut off it may start or it may turn along time . When it gets hot it is harder to start. I have a car just like it that starts fine,we changed coumpters,all ignition parts,crank & ca...
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HX52L1R
Greetings GM Wizards! This Bonneville was towed in as a no-start. There was spark but no fuel pump operation, no check engine light, no injector pulses, no 5 volt reference, no scan tool communication. Checked all the powers and grounds at the computer and fou...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4TARN93P2R
just had motor installed by another mechanic couldnt set base timing was caused by dirty throttle body and out of adjustment fixed now fixed intake leak and cleaned fuel rail continually getting better acts like ignition it is not a dead miss mainly above idle...
2002 Toyota RAV4 2.0L No Start, VIN: JTEGH20V02
Has any body had this problem before and what can I do about it. Trouble codes: B2796
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWWH63B92
car was in two weeks ago with every missfire code available, plugs, wires, coils were replaced now car is back with a P2098 Post Cat Fuel Trim Lean B2 code. I am thinking I have a bad O2 sensor but I have not worked on alot of these, Freeze frame data looks li... Trouble codes: P2098 (Post Catalyst Fuel Trim Lean B2)
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L 3-4 shift VIN: 3VWSP29M72
transmission was overhauled. road tested ok. customer no states 3-4 shift slips.road tested my self,does seem to slidbump when shifting into fourth. notice pressure drop every time3-4 shift occurs and depending on throttle opening slid bump can be felt. if shi...
2004 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on, NO POWER VIN: WVWPE63BX4
Hello group, I do not have a lot of experience with turbo diesel engines. The car came in with a S.E.S. light on,blowing out black smoke,and no power. The car barely made it in the shop. I hooked up scan tool and pulled codes P0101,P0299,and P2196. After not ... Trouble codes: P0101 (p0299-), P0299 (p2196-), P2196
1997 Volvo V90 2.9L readiness test VIN: YV1KW9606W
Hello All... this car will not complete the following readiness test:Evap,catylyst eff.,o2 heater,secondary air. We have been trying for a month. I have printed the tsb for test and followed it to the letter. The customer has driven it in 3 states in that ti...

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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Stall VIN: 19UUA5644X
Thanks Guys, overwhelming response to the recall of the igntion switch. I am sure thats where the problem lies as it is at the dealer now. Thanks to all who responded. You all saved me much valuable time on a friday that was extremly busy. IATN is buy far the ...
2002 BMW 530i 3.0L low beams VIN: WBADT63452
Client has not bought car back for the repairs. My tech ran this post without enough information for you guys. The car goes through bulbs about every 8 weeks. this is on low beam only. There is no ac ripple from the alt and all check out fine on the starting a...
1987 Cadillac DeVille 4.1L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6CD1189H
sorry for the wait been out of work for awhile but john and pok from virginia were right the heater core was leaking and coolant was all over the ecm and fuse/relay panel thanks for everything Trouble codes: 53 (distributor signal interupted), 52 (ecm long term memory reset).
1990 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Valves VIN: 2GCEK19KOL
As I thought 3 psi on the exhaust is to much. I recomended replace the exhaust and replace the lower end of engine for the knock noise it is making.Customer decided it wasnt worth it. Thanks to all for your responses.
1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L lines VIN: 3GKFK16RXV
well the overall opinion was to bite the bullet and install a new line. customer reluctantly agreed and this is a done deal. thanks to all who replied. never could find a used one or at least all salvage yards said they did not have one.
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L timing chain VIN: 1G1JH52F92
Thank you for your patience. Spring break and the school email filter not accepting iATN email has caused delays. The 2.2 DOHC started and runs fine. I did NOT prelube or apply oil pressure to the hydraulic tensioner before cranking with the starter. The harde...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on, won't take fuel
thank-you for everyones help. the fix on this 2003 chev pick-up was as many of you had said, was the vent solinoid valve. valve was stuck closed and would not allow the air to vent to canister while refueling.
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LS 8.1L engine VIN: 3GNGK2683G
Many thanks to all the techs that responded to this help request .The way we fixed the vehicle was to replace both the crank and cam sensors. The crank sensor broke on removal and we were lucky to remove the bottom half with out taking out the transmission sin...
2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 3.8L none VIN: 2G1WX12K33
Thanks to you all. most said it was the ign switch, and that was it. With KOER the security light would flash, and i also notices that the cooling fans did not come on, and the A/C system would not switch on,until i started to wiggle with the ign key. ...
1996 Chrysler Concorde LX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2C3H056F2T
every one thanks for your help . problem was the cam timing , they where both off 2 teeth and the belt was fraid. so i repaced water pumpand belt , started right up !!
1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: AC3AV42N5V
Most of the replies indicated they were having EGR problems with this engine also. We did replace the valve & transducer and the hesitation is gone. Never did experience the stalling, hopefully that's gone too. Thanks for the help!
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L P\S Return hose VIN: 2C8GP54L01
We think the Town and Country van is fixed. We removed the cooler and the orifice line and got the return line pressure down to 25 PSI. The pump pressure was 1400 dead head and 100 running. All seems to work ok.
1997 Dodge Viper GTS 8.0L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ER69E6V
Thanks to all of you who replied. The vehicle is now fixed i am happy to say. The car came in this last friday with the problem still happening intermittently. I hooked up my scanner and set it to record a movie, i didn't have high hopes because the problem ne... Trouble codes: 172 (rich condition left bank).
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L governor pressure too high VIN: 1B7KF2363W
GOT IT! thanks to Alberta and Felipe. it was the vavle body. the transnisson shop said befor they got it, someone must have install one that needed a shift kit in it. they put a new vavle body in it and its working great. thanks again to everyone that took the...
2001 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L mode door VIN: 1B4HS28N51
The problem was when the cam which actuates the mode doors was turned, the lower vent would not close properly, there was always a gap. I tried to figure out what was wrong, because it all looked good and not broken, but I was unable to see anything that was o...
1989 Ford E-250 Econoline Custom 5.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMEE11N4N
Thanks , I had quite a few response pointing at the fuel pump . I had changed the filter to make sure it was not plugged and hooked up my fuel pressure gauge and could not get it to act up . I replaced both fuel pumps and van has not come back . Thanks Mike Po...
1995 Ford F-250 Special 7.3L Turbo Pedestal
This truck is done,had bad reman pedestal,second one was fine!Thanks guys,this site rocks!!
1999 Ford Windstar 3.0L streeing rack VIN: 2FMZA51U3X
We have checked the hoses and they can only go in 1 way - the system has been bled and flused 2 - 3 times - we think there has been some debris that got inside and we cannot get it out - we replaced the steering rack and flushed the system - the steering is no...
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L syncronizer VIN: 2FMZA524XX
Thanks to all who offered help and advice on this one. It turns out that I actually had the synchronizer lined up OK after all. The scanner showed the O-2s lean at idle like a bad vacuum leak was causing the surging, but I didn't find anything loose in the vic...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14U91
First of all a hugh thank you to all who took the time to respond to my post!! There there were many great ideas. Unfortunatly the vehicle was taken to the dealer at the customers instance.I have not heard the outcome as of the time of this post. I will post a...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Spark Plug Ground Electrode Shield VIN: 1FTPX14504
Thank you to those that responded. To begin with, to Johnny and Tommy, Thank you for responding, but the problem is with the redesigned spark plug ground electrode shield, not the threads. The Ground electrode shield separates from the plug and stays in the he...
1987 GMC R2500 High Sierra 6.2L Coolant VIN: 1GTGR24J3H
Howdy folks, This truck had motor oil in it's coolant. The oil cooler in the radiator was the culprit. Thank you to all who responded with intuitive ideas, including block testing, and checking the ATF. Special thanks to Pete [...], who bot...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L engine revs VIN: 1J4FF48S2Y
i did find that the intake manifold was not seated on the dowell pins and was causing a major vacuum leak. on this was corrected the problem went away. thank to all that have replied.
2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L rear brakes VIN: 1J4FA49S5Y
Sorry can not give you good tech an answer, as the customer did not bring his car back as yet, when he does i will keep you posted. But the information was valuable for the next time one of my customers with the same jeep comes in .Thank you all, Your help has...
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L No Start VIN: 1J4GL58K92
thanks to all who replied.took cover back off engine and found crankshaft keyway partialy sheared. although all gears and chains would line up crank was out of time.once again thanks.
1996 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L steering VIN: SALPV1244T
Down the road she goes. The tie rod ends did show lateral play when checked on the ground, under load so they were replaced. One recommendation was to tighten the steering box even though it showed no play so I cranked it in just shy of binding. This took care...
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L oil light VIN: 1LNFM97V7W
I will close this now since the owner want spend anymore money on. we had done about every thing that the replies had suggested. We are sure that it is not a grounded wire at least from the sender to the firewall. we are sure that the pressure is good when hot...
1987 Mazda 323 1.6L Driver Window VIN: JN1BF2228T
Finally this ones solved. I found a rebuilt window motor that the rebuilder (South Florida Window Lift phone# [...])believe it or not had the necessary bracket that came with a different core return. What a blessing!! Thanks for everyone's input...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on, Loss of power VIN: JM1TA2218S
Thanks for your replies, The customer decided to take this car to the dealer and was told it needed a distributor, the baro/boost sensor, the VRIS solinoid. I don't know if he fixed the car or not. Trouble codes: P1195 (EGR Boost/Baro sensor open or short), P1522 (VRIS solinoid 2 open or short), 51 (ABS code failsafe relay).
1996 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L Valve Train? VIN: 1YVGE22DXT
We did get the noise to go away. We first removed the plastic timing cover, and restarted the engine, the hydraulic belt adjuster was jumping like mad, we put tension on it and the noise went away! A new tensioner and all is quiet.. Thanks to All.
1979 Mercedes-Benz 280SL 2.8L No Start VIN: 1070421000
Thanks for the many responces (33) most all said to check the Accumulator for leaking by removing the small hose from the Accumulator to the dampner & blocking fuel off at dampner & letting system drain left over fuel. Then energize pump to presurize system & ...
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Starting VIN: DBNG70J21A
Thanks for all the replies. Most all were correct with a battery problem. The battery would light the headlights fine but I never checked the voltage. The battery was low. Chanrged and that fixed the problem. Thanks to all
1983 Nissan 280ZX Turbo 2.8L No Start VIN: JN1CZ06S2D
well after going over everything i have including wiring diags. and mechanical parts and advice from all the reply's i received i was taken back to the e.c.m. and did yet another wire by wire test and found only the computer would cause theses findings so back... Trouble codes: 1ED.
1995 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.0L rear brakes VIN: JN8HD17Y2S
Hello All, Sorry for not closing this sooner.I was waiting to see if the problem reoccurred.It has been 3 weeks and I have not heard from the customer.We replaced all the rubber brake hoses.All of the time the truck was here we didn't have any problem with t...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D0T
Hello Everyone, Seth from NY had the fix with idle relearn. Thks alot for all replys. You all are great. Wayne Tampa Electric Trouble codes: 234 (313 -), 313 (428 -), 428.
1996 Nissan Pickup SE 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1N6SD16Y9T
thanks alot guys I have it fixed I did check the fuel while driving it stayed ok dropped spark tps stayed ok. James from wisconsin hit on the head the wires at the rear of the valve cover hold down had worn thru so, I hope sometime I can repay the favor .again...
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C8S
After replacing the computer and retrying the idle learn several times it finally took during a smog check. No real fix, it just went out and started working normally. Trouble codes: P0080.
1996 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Mechanical VIN: 1G3GR62C9T
This vehicle is not fixed, but we let the customer take the vehicle and drive it. Our BG salesman said he had one of these and did some carbon cleaning and it fixed the problem, but this seemed like more than that. Will give more info when we get it.
1986 Toyota Camry DLX 2.0L hard start VIN: JT2SV12EOG
thanks to all who replied, all were very good, professional replies. the car is fixed, the problem was the cold start switch/timer, as almost all said (a little spendy at $117 my cost). the old switch ohmed ok, but as many replies said, this is not an accurate...
1999 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L signals VIN: 4T1BF18B9X
Some of our tects suggested that the signal light switch was at fault and others said the 4-way switch was the problem. The 4-way was it. cycling the 4-way swithch a few times corrected the signal light problem. The switch may need replacement at some future t...
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