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1994 BMW 325i 2.5L ABS module VIN: WBABJ5327R
Hi Fellows ! This BMW 325i convertible was here how often for the same fault : ABS,ASC & brake light are on along with gong tone while driving.It drives cust. nuts & us also crazy. Car came in with the same code every time either 52 or 132: Pedal travel sensor...
2000 BMW 540i 4.4L ABS Module VIN: WBADN6343Y
Codes 80 Monitor, CAN bus P0700,P1747 21 Turbine speed sensor P0715 82 CAN timeout ASC [...] rate sensor line 221 asc/dsc,can time-out Cleared all codes problem is intermit drove car abs,traction and engine light came on trans went into limp mode checked ...
2002 BMW 330i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV534X2
As stated above Alldata does not give any information on the secondary air injection system Trouble codes: P, 0491 (Secondary Air Injection), P, 0492 (Secondary Air Injection)
1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L electronic climate control VIN: 1G6CD5151K
car came in very erractic a/c system relays p/s behind glove box clicking away. did diag on electronic climate control head came up e47 i have no info on code. also all of a sudden the electronic climate control and the fuel tank display will go blank and then...
1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L No Start VIN: W06VR52R6V
this vehicle towed in to the shop from another shop does not start-cranks ok/no spark/no fuel/ when i first pulled the codes,it stored 2 codes, now it only shows one code only,which is p1564(cc accell too high or ecm battery loss) i noticed check engine light ... Trouble codes: P1564 (cc accell too high or ecm battery loss), P1502 (theft deterrent system no password received)
1972 Chevrolet chevelle 350CID tachometer VIN: ID67H2K527
Hello and thanks in advance for any assistance. I have this 72 chevelle with factory tach that customer claims will work intermitantly. I have never seen it work at all. The biggest problem I have is that I can't see where it gets it's signal from. I assumed i...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L wipers VIN: 1GNFK16K2P
checked continuity from wiper switch all was good, replaced switch still doesn't work no wipers no washer pumpany ideas or something i missed
1995 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L ABS module VIN: 1GCCS19Z8S
I'm a Volvo mechanic and I have a '95 S10 in the shop with the ABS light burning solid. It is on from the moment the key is turned and never goes out. It has a standard OBD II connector and no ALDL connector. My Modis will communicate with the other systems on...
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, starts and stalls VIN: 1G1JC1247V
After replacing hoses the car ran very well during that day and night. The next day the car was stalling out on coasting for the customer.Intermittently the car will run and idle great.Other times the car will start and stall as soon as you let off the acceler...
1998 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L No Start VIN: 3GNGK26J0W
Hello This truck came to us with an intermittant no start-extended crank problem. Problem has only happened to us 3 times in over two weeks. When it acts up it takes about 15 seconds of cranking and then starts and runs fine. We have fuel pressure showing on t...
1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GHDX03E6X
cam in with coolant leak and runing rough diag. 4 and 5 coil tower bad replace plugs wire and 2 coils still had misfire on cly 4 after running apox 30 min would not miss when cold suspected intake gasket leaking vacume replace and now vehical will not start ha... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Glow plug VIN: 1GCHK29161
hi guys, I'm having a problem with this truck, the check engine light alway on, i check with tech 2 and the DTC is P0380 but everything seem to be fine. I need help please.
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L drive train VIN: 1GCEK19T03
i test drove the truck. it feels like a miss, but i do not think it is a miss. the long fuel trims were + 1 and -1. the o2 is sweeping fine. the curent and history missfire counter show zero misses on all cylinders. i do not think this is an engine problem. i ...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.8L Convertor VIN: 1C4GT54L7V
Shifts very nicely, but cannot get full lockup consistantly. Sets code 38 almost daily...occasionally will drive for several days without a problem. Drove with pressure guage on "TCC Off" port and with scanner hooked up. When TCM commands full lockup, TCC Off ...
1997 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L seat belts VIN: 3CEL55H7VT
for some odd reason every once in a while the driver's seat belt will stick all the way up or will lock down when the driver is wearing the seat belt and pin her down in the seat. if she waits for a while the seat belt will let up. even if you tug on it and le...
1991 Dodge Ram 50 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JB7FL24W0N
1994 Dodge B250 5.2L back fires intake VIN: 2B4HB25Y3R
any help would be appreciated
1997 Dodge B3500 5.2L p1398 VIN: 2B6KB31Z7V
Van Sets P1398-misfire adaptive numerator at limit code. We have changed the crank sensor. The next step is to pull the tranny and inspect the flywheel. Has anyone run into this? Is there a pattern problem that causes this code? Van runs great.
1995 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP53U2S
Hi guys, hope all is well. I have an interesting problem for you Ford techs. Run of the mill Taurus came in with bucking and hesitating, found MAP code, tried cleaning, checked connector, no better, replaced MAF, ran good. Did routine maintenance, (plugs,etc) ... Trouble codes: 412 (KOER idle could not extend during self test), 157 (CONT maf out of spec)
1997 Ford F-350 7.3L No Start, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDKF38F2V
Hello. I have a F350 Diesel here that has a hard time starting. Glow plug draw is 160amps. Fuel psi is 55. ICP looks good 600+. Engine has a bad misfire and will not rev above 2000 RPM until it warms up. It takes about 10-15 of running and driving until it run...
1999 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTPS2425X
Mil is on with PO401 "low EGR Flow" in memory. I performed the complete test in Alldata. DPFE Sensor tests good and EGR valve opens. The end result of the Alldata test is to check EGR vacuum passages and orifice tube. I removed the valve and started the engine... Trouble codes: P0401
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5521Y
Car came in with mil lit. Checked for vacumn leaks and wiring harness all looked good. Changed o2 sensor, fuel level sending unit and cleared codes. Mil came back on with fuel level and fuel pump codes. O2 problem seems corrected. Gas gauge either reads over f... Trouble codes: P0460, P1237, P1151
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP44481
This car will misfire for the customer, but not for us. It has happened to them three times, 2,000 miles between each time. We replaced plugs and wires as a maintenance service, but it did not improve anything. They say it happened at a stop light and continue... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cyl. 1)
2001 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Transfercase VIN: 1FMFU18L61
Came in with the 4X4 light blinking. Had B1874 Transmission Automatic Hall Effect Sensor Power Circuit Failure. We checked the wire and had no voltage from gem module. I then put 12volts on this wire and then the 4X4 light stayed off as well as SIR light. Chec...
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FMZU77E91
hi all, this is my wifes sport trac. first the only option for the auto trans is a 5 speed. is this really a 5 speed? i only feel 3 shifts and the convertor lock up. she states that today out of nowhere the trans started to slip into 3rd gear rather than shif...
1993 GMC K2500 Sierra 5.7L drivablilty concern VIN: 1GTGK29K8P
this vehicle has ben to several repair centers without being able to diagnose problem. Vibration comes in at about 2300rpm and peaks at 2500 then fades at 2800. techs here have removed the accesory belt and lower plully to inspect dampener, seems to be ok. Als...
2003 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLE 5.3L Steering VIN: 1GNFK16Z53
Pulling left after tire replacement and alignment. Trying 2 promote services of IATN and build membership with Boente Shell Carlinville, Il. Thought we would supply u guys with this infor to help Jason out.
2002 Honda Civic LX 1.7L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGES155Z2
Thanks for reading my post. This civic will set code p1519 seem only to set when cold when fault occurs the idle stays up at 1500 and if you do a restart idle seems normal... tested iac and wiggle tested the loom and ecm connectors and can't find any fault? An... Trouble codes: P1519
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: SAJDA01C21
Hello Jag Techs, This vehicle idles very rough. Codes Po171B and PO174b have come back, long term fuel trim at 49.6% on both banks. Then suddenly,the engine will die after idling 3-4 mins. When restarted, the mil light will be out, and the long term fuel trim ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA01C1Y
alright. car came in for mil on. no running problems. codes p1383 and p1388. i don't think it is the cam solenoids, just can't see both solenoids failing at the same time. went through flow chart from on demand. checked for power to solenoid, continuity to com... Trouble codes: P1383, P1388
1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1J4FF68S4X
This vehicle will intermittently start to bog down and chug at idle and medium accelleration. problem occurs at any temp, while driving, or just sitting in the bay. if you rev engine fairly high problem will go away most times. When the problem is present the ... Trouble codes: P0138 (o2 sensor)
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48N0Y
had this jeep in about ago with codes cleared and test drove. ok unable to duplicate. gave back and let customer drive. came back yesterday same codes. have checked injectors ok. checked wiring and wiggled harness ok. jeep acted up on me twice then back to nor... Trouble codes: P0202, P0201, P0207, P0208, P0204
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FF48S24
im having a problem with code 442 i have done a smoke check and a pressure check on the system and it shows no leak present.i dont have a drb 111 to check the system and i cant activate the leak dedection pump or vent valve with the snap on scanner .to close t... Trouble codes: 442 (small leak in evap system)
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4.7L Tire Pressure Monitor System VIN: 1J8GW68J33
Thanks in advance for any help with this one... Customer came in with overhead display showing "Tire Sensor Bad / Missing". We used the display "menu" button to show all good tire pressure readings, also tried to "relearn" the sensors with special round wheel ...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LW28Y61
van came in with a random cyl missfire code. tune up done 20,000 miles ago. removed wires and checked for spark at all cylinders, all look good. removed plugs and found no signs of tracing. replaced wires thinking they were braking down. did not help. replaced... Trouble codes: P0300
1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Hesitation VIN: WBDBA45AXE
Customer's only problem was hesitation just of idle. Engine running lean on accelleration. 14.5 psi (1 bar)cold control pressure and 50 psi (3.4 bar) warm control pressure. Line pressure is 80 psi (5.4 bar). It is acting like dirty fuel injectors. System will ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S320 SWB 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBGA32E7T
Hi Gentlements ! This MB was fail emission test caused by 2 codes on the report P0411 & P1132 (no code description ) But when check with AST retriever then we found another codes P1170 : injection short term adaption at limit P0170 : fuel trim malfunction 104 ... Trouble codes: 104 (fuel safety shut-off recognized), P0411 (sec. air injection system incorrect flow detected)
1995 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L cooling VIN: 2MELM75W7S
customer came in the shop. complaining of oil soaked on all hoses.like the oil is sweeting from all the hoses.upper and lower rad. hoses.heater hoses.
1999 Mercury Villager 3.3L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2XV14T2Y
i need help the van has a noticeable hiss coming from the rear of the intake i checked for leaks none found. another tech suggested that there is some kind of valve that is in the intake that is sticking he can't recall the name of the valve or the location pl... Trouble codes: P0325, P0440
2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA4MT31H5Y
problem seems to happen when system goes into closed loop. hessitates bad almost like no fuel, but the pressures would indicate injectors wide open. hot or cold all injectores ohm at 14-15, when inj harness disconnected, press raises to 43 psi, when mass air f...
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY11A4Y
this is a good one! vehicle cam in with mil on and a p0170 stored in memory. ect , iat , map all look normal.took vehicle out and drove down the highway about five miles. at highway runs excellent fuel trims normal hovering around zero. at idle and on decel is... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim malfunction bank 1)
1977 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, Smokes bad VIN: HLS30-3667
Car sat for 10 years!!! This will be a long post sorry. This car has been driving us nuts.When running this car smokes bad!! Not black smoke but a gray colored smoke. You can smell the fuel. We put it on our emission analyzer. It read off the scale. Here is a ...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L cat. monitor VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
This car came in last week with code p0420 stored and a rejection sticker on windshield for an emissions fault being stored, after checking found that an ecm reprogram is needed and maybe a cat. Took car to local dealer, a reprogram was done only, they said th... Trouble codes: P0420
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09Y82
thank you all in advance, we have no signal from ecm terminal 44, traced back from pnp switch at transmission, through connectors. first guess was defective ecm, i called ecm rebuilder, he said not ecm, most likely transmission computor, we can see change on s... Trouble codes: P1706 (pnp switch position)
1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais 3.3L Stall, Sputters VIN: 1G3NF51N0K
Hi to all. This little Olds will start right up when cold, go into fast idle and then idle down nicely. As soon as it's put into gear, it starts to sputter and may stall. It will do this several times, but all of a sudden, it seems to kick in and runs great. I...
1990 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L Cuts out, Stall
HELP! This vehicle will cut out as if you turned the ignition off simply by turning [or just starting to turn the wheel to the right]steering wheel to the right, and most bizzare, is the fact that it is in direct correlation with the amount of gas in the car; ...
1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.3L Stall VIN: 1G3AL54N8M
Customer came in stating the car intermittenly stalls when cold and aslo the speedometer pegs out high when driving at slow speeds - the car has good fuel pressure - computer tries to idle up when it stalls - no codes - no data looks out of place - have tapped...
1996 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62C45
I am working on a 1996 olds aurora 4.0L v-8. The car keeps setting code 1377 4x ic cam reference signal code. I have tried replacing the cam sensor. Did not help. I was wondering if anyone else had come across this problem. Iím not sure if this is relevant or ... Trouble codes: 1377 (4x ic cam reference signal)
1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager Expresso 3.3L lights VIN: 1P4GP44G3W
this vehicle left arkansas ,with every thing working fine . after [...] miles and then restarted. the lights flash rapidly on low beam only, when turn on high beam they work normally,with key on/engine on or off. have check all grounds. all locks and swit...
1998 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L No Start VIN: 1P3EJ46C7W
vehicle was towed to shop as a no start no spark or injector pulse,found good cam and crank signals going in to ecu,checked the signals at the ecu connector.i then checked coil driver signal and injector driver signal and found that the wave forms on both sign...
2000 Pontiac Montana 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1GMDX13E9Y
Hello All, I have a montana that is drivivg me nuts. The problem is only there cold and not there every day. It cuts out like someone turns the key off and on again. It is not a cylinder misfire, it is loosing all of them at once. When it does it the tach jum...
1997 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 2.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: YS3CF68M3V
I am trying to rebuild the trubo on this saab 9000 I got a kit from turbo city but the diagram that came with the kit is different than the parts inside I have figured out most of it but the seal plate makes no sense. If someone has a better diagram could you...
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Soft Top VIN: YS3DD75N8X
Car sat for the winter and when cust got car out they drove it for a couple of day's and then tried to lower the top and it won't go down. I tried it and about all it will do is run long enough to un-latch the 5th bow and the motor quits and the message "soft ...
2001 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L turbo lag VIN: YS3ED48E91
HELLO, This car on cold start, take off is good. Turbo spool up fast no lag, but as soon as it warms up, it develops a bad turbo lag always till the next cold start. Waste gate not binding,smoke check no leaks, ran coil pack test with tech2 it passed with no ...
2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G8ZK527OY
vehicle will surge at cruise/bucks after acceleration and upshift/unplug egr valve problem gone/also had missfires in #1 and #4 cylinders during test drive/checked plug wires to make sure they were not crossed they are ok/new spark plugs installed/no cat/conve...
2004 Subaru Forester XT 2.5L datalink connector VIN: JF1SG69684
hi, this vehicle has come into the shop with the check engine light on and running rough. tried scanning the vehicle and there is no communication. i have tried 2 different snap-on scanners new black cartridges that are updated, also have tried older cartridge...
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLS 2.5L Compressor VIN: J3STD62V31
A/C inop.Intermittantly.
1989 Toyota Supra Turbo 3.0L engine VIN: JT2MA71J2K
hi i am experiencing low oil pressure at idle (3 psi hot) mechanical gauge measuring at oil pressure sending unit i have the supra manual spec at idle minimun 4.3 psi 3000 rpm 36-71 psi hot engine. oil [...] responds well to rpm increase. engined runs good...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22K4W
hello, vehicle came in with a 40441 put on new vapor pressure sensor vsv. cleared light and now is back on. Smoked evap sytem for leaks no leaks found. do not have a scan tool to open and close all my vsv for evap sytem. did manually check to see if both vsv w... Trouble codes: P0401
2000 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3HN86R0Y
Hello all, need some yota advice. I have a Po171 Fuel Trim Lean with slight power loss but not very noticable. MAF and O2 seem to be doing their job, no obviouse vacuum leaks however the fuel trim is off. Short term is always +/- 5 or so but the longterm chang... Trouble codes: P0171

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L abs VIN: WAUED64B71
Thanks for all the help offered on this Audi-again a case of us overestimating the problem-logic told us that the only thing that wasnt transfered when we switched out the rack was the two wire component on the rack-we assumed that when we had a code for the s...
2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Misfire VIN: 2G4WS52JX1
thanks for all the replies, customer is not willing to spend the money to fix the tranny. what i found is it is the tranny shuddering not the motor, having another person ride with and watching misfire counter does not seem to happen when the shudder is presen... Trouble codes: P1811 (Trans shift out of spec), P0746 (Pressure control solenoid).
2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Noise VIN: 1G4HP54KX2
Thanks to all. I replaced the fuel pressure regulator and it quieted the whine noise from the fuel lines. Sometimes you get it in your head that that can't be the trouble so you don't try it even if it is easy to try.
1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCDT14Z1S
first off, thanks to all who offered help. those of you who pointed to the exhaust back pressure were right. we found a hole in the top of the catalytic converter. we replaced it with a junkyard special and presto, the o2 sensor started giving readings we like...
1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Shocks VIN: 1G1YY32G9X
Thanks for the helpful replies, no thanks for the smart ass ones. The custome and myself are going to look into trying to find Monroe shocks or next winter see if a company like Monroe can re-build the factory ones. Even Monroe can provide them but they are $5...
1984 Chrysler LeBaron 2.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1C3BC55E7E
After many good suggestions I tried a different fuel pressure reg, map sensor,undid exhaust at manifold, these made no difference. The problem was a missing vac hose to the fitting on the bottom of the waste gate, the waste gate has a vac hose on the top side ...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L rear lift gate VIN: 2C8GP64L51
Thanks guys for all your info. I learned more about the system from your mail than from mitchell. The customer on this vehicle got impatient and took it to dealer. After calling the customer back he told me what a mistake. the dealer did fix this door after re...
2001 Daewoo Lanos S 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: KLATA52691
Thanks to all that replied. Denny from AZ hit it on the head. No cam sensor codes, but I traced the wiring and found that someone had cut the signal wire, installed and inline mini fuse, and reconnected. I removed the fuse, repaired the wire, and the car runs ...
1995 Dodge Avenger 2.0L Surge, Stall VIN: 4B3AU42Y5S
Sorry guys I don,t know who posted this problem, Check with all my techs no one posted this vehicle. Someone must have access to to my login . Again sorry.
1988 Fiat TESTA ROSSA 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: ZFFSG17A2J
Thanks for all the helpful replies! The problem ended up being a burned wire under the fuse box for the right side fuel pump (drawing too much current). Replaced pump, repaired wire, all is well.
1991 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L Binds in reverse VIN: 1FTHX26M0M
Super thanks too all who responded! The Fix: The problem turned out to be mechanical after beating our heads out looking for a crossleak. Forward clutch hub splines (front planetary annulus) on a E4OD are .100' shorter in length than a C-6. E4OD fwd drum norma...
1995 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 1FTHX26F8S
Hi, I have contacted customer three times to get the truck back to the shop, but he hasn't come in yet. I recieved an overwelming number of responses to this post with the majority pointing to the cam sensor. Some replies pointed to the crank sensor. A possibl...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L #29Fuse VIN: 1FTDF1767V
Most everbody was right. Wires had chafed thru near base of shift lever. Rerouted and insulated to prevent reoccurence.Many thanks again.
1994 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L no acceleration VIN: 1GTGK29F9R
hi, because of the intermitant nature of this problem i'm not totally sure of the fix. i replaced the accelerator pedal and sent the truck out,its been three weeks and i've not heard back from the customer. if anything else developes i will repost a more posit... Trouble codes: 23 (accelerator pedal posotion 1 fault), 27 (app 2 fault), 84 (app fault).
1997 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTHK33F3V
Well as most of the replies stated it was the driver module.We replaced the module and relocated it away from the engine. We lengthened the OEM harness which required removing the intake because the wires weren't long enough to work with. It's running fine now...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, No spark VIN: 1HGEJ1221S
the fix on this car seems to be the same as all of the other mystery honda distributor problems on here installed known good distributor and car didnt start ordered new distributor from napa and vehicle was fixed. All warning of vehicles being extremeely sensi...
2001 Honda Insight 1.0L MPG compute VIN: JHMZE13701
Thanks to those who replied. The fix was actually very simple. There is a button to the left of the insturment panel, FCD switch (Fuel Consumption Display)and it was pushed and would not desplay anything else. So if you get one of these where the odometer and ...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L Mechanical VIN: SAJEA51D42
This second transmission I was shipped was low on oil. We needed to add about a gallon of ATF. Jaguar is very proud of this oil at $47.50\liter. I had two responses. One was dead on about the oil level. The second suggested I program the computer. I asked arou...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA23E9V
this mereceds is fixed,we had to take the intake cam gear off and disassemble the actuator and gear assembly,it was gummed up,to free it off so the solenoid would activate it we had to polish the piston and gear assembly so it would slide freely,reassembled an... Trouble codes: P1519 (Ajustable cam timing.).
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 4JGAB54E0Y
Thanks guys. The crank sensor was the problem. It cost about $100. The dealer had plenty in stock and it was an easy install. Once again thank you very much.
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Starting VIN: WMWRC33402
Thank you for all the information. I was unable to access a scan tool to do any programming, but was able to access the codes and found a code for communication loss from the key activation system. The vehicle will be towed to a factory facility that can repla...
1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4N2DN11W8T
thanks to kelly and the others, this van had a bad motor mount almost 7 months ago and the customer has had the light on since but to the point their was a broke wire it's cover was still intact but the trands were'nt the b/g wire thanks again ...Chris Trouble codes: P0325, P0135.
1998 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L No Start VIN: 1N4DL01D1W
Customer gave the go ahead to remove timing cover for inspection.Found tensioner broken allowing to much slack in timing chain causing a crank/cam timing issue though slight it was enough to cause improper timing which resulted in a flood situation.Thanks to a... Trouble codes: P0340 (cam sensor).
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: JN1CA31A01
Thanks to all that replied to our problem. We did remove the ecu and found a burned circuit board inside. We installed a new one and flashed it and the car is now repaired and idles great. Trouble codes: P0505.
1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.1L 3-4 shift VIN: 1G3WH15M6R
hi guys thanks for your replies.problem is the car has not done the no 3-4 shift since i wrote in.very hard to find when it wont do it.we have put about 1000 miles on it and it has worked great.if it starts doing it so i can check some things or find something...
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 2.2L Extended cranking ti VIN: IG3AJ5548T
Thanks for all the replies (14)The problem was a wire had been cut.The gray wire from the fp relay was cut near rt shock tower.Some time in the past it must have had a no fuel pressure problem,someone had added a wire .When they did this they cut the wire that...
1993 Other Asian scizum 1.0L Mechanical VIN: 1G1NE52M3W
We found the info we needed from a web site, if any one needs parts or info on one of these mini trucks try giving Mike Rampley a call at [...]
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G2HX52L1R
Well, This one is finished, but not fixed. We DID have a bad reman computer. A different one brought our data stream and injector pulses back BUT we also found out that the car had been partially submerged a while ago, at about 18', [but just for a few minutes...
2003 Pontiac Vibe 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 5Y2SL62863
I compared the readings from the old pressure sensor to the new one. They would go up about the same when the system was under pressure + go down equally when the purge valve commanded a vacuum. If the reading would zero with no pressure everything would have ... Trouble codes: 441 (EVAP system no flow during purge).
1977 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera 3.0L high idle
found auxillary idle air valve stuck open. client does not wish to sink a fortune in this car, its a real p. o. s. oil leaks, a/c inop, gauge problems, etc, etc. i just blocked off the idle air valve and it lowered the idle to an acceptable level for him. hes ...
1979 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 9309800383
The fix was simple ,like some of you suggested it needed a restrictor in the breather line from air clener to the oil neck. Thank you for everyones help.
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L pressure plate VIN: 4S3BH66541
We have replaced the clutch components with Subaru parts (Updated flywheel, clutch disc & plate) and installed the after market release bearing & sleeve. Clutch now works without as much effort and without chatter. Thanks to all who helped me solve this one.
1995 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: JT2SK12E2S
Good morning,techs. The Toyota is fixed, Yea! Thank you so much to all who offered help. I know your time is valuable so your input was much appreciated. The actual fix was a reman distributer (aftermarket was the only part available-YUCK). After looking at al...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L MIL Lamp on, power cuts out VIN: 1NXBR12E01
Thanks to everyone for the overwhelming response and support for my help request. On a 2001 Toyota Corolla I had code P0171B, Bank One Lean. I had resealed the intake manifold, checked fuel pressure (48psi constant under all driving conditions), replaced the u... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank one lean).
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRK69M41
Thanks to all the replies. The major thoughts were for a MAF sensor. As it turned out some one had replaced it with a used part from a salvage yard. New part was installed and problem solved. Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 lean).
2002 Volvo V70 2.4L immoblizer VIN: YV1SWS8DO2
thanks to all the responses. we could not find very good infromation for diagnoising this problem.so we replaced the antennea ring around the ignition switch per the many sugjestions about that being a comon problem. let the custumer take the car for a coulpe ...
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