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2001 BMW 740i 4.4L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGD834X1
I have a very intermittent problem with this 740 here. At times, once or twice a week customer complains of a heavy surge, then loss of all power, sometimes stalling accompanied with the display engine failsafe operation in cluster. Mainly happens on heavy acc... Trouble codes: 103 (function monitoring control unit), 115 (air mass flow signal), 131 (function throttle actuator sticking), 132 (throttle actuator activation)
2002 BMW 325i 2.5L clock VIN: WBAAN374X1
Hi: Cannot set the clock on this car, followed procedure in manual, position 1, turn right dash knob, right or left, no change in display. Have seen this on at least one other 3 series. Cluster problem? Radio Problem? Thank You.
1989 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L Accessories VIN: 1G4CW54C3K
Greetings, This Buick will drain the battery in a few days. Has a parasitic draw of about 35 MA. Remove circuit breaker # 24(Power seats,door locks) and draw goes to 15MA. Seats, locks etc. work fine. Has any one had any problems with the seat memory module o...
1995 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Stall VIN: 1G4HR52L6S
Well I have a strange one here for you GM techs..Hope you can help me out.Vehicle was stopped at intersection when problem occured.No prior indication or problem was stated by customer.Limped vehicle into shop to diagnosis. Vehicle starts fine but when gas is ...
1998 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G4WS52M8W
Hi everybody : Customer complaint vehicle surge and no power at speed over 80 kms.Quick check for code and found P0101 MAF signal fail,and P0300 random cylinder misfire. Look up scanner and found out there is no MAF reading on both idle and 2500 rpm,it just ... Trouble codes: P0101 (MAF sensor signal), P0300 (Random misfire)
2002 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L abs lite on VIN: 3G5DB03E82
Hello Members, This one has got me stumped.I'm getting a code c0051.RR speed sensor erratic.While watching wheel speed on master tech you can see mph dropping off and erratic.I scoped all four sensors at ebctm connector all looked good also checked sensor resi...
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1G6CD53BXM
hey caddie guys i have one that i cant figure out it seems like its missing all the time and has no power what so ever on a test drive. there are no codes and i have replaced the egr. fuel pressure is good. just had the compressor replace and then this started...
2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L brake lights VIN: 1G6KD54Y3Y
I have this Deville the rear brake lights don't work. The high mount brake light works fine. All other lighting features work properly, Alldata and mitchell both have the wiring going from the brake light switch to the hazard / flasher module and then to the R...
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y11
code p0386 keeps resetting takes about a month does not seem to have any drivability concerns or starting issues if the code would reset while we have the car it would help and the customer is not much help about when it comes on Trouble codes: P0386
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L No Start VIN: 1G6DM57N73
thanks in advance for your help,this caddy has had an intermittent crank no start we had the car a couple of days started every time. The customer took the car brought it back 2days later same problem, this time it would not start.Fuel pressure still at 55lbs ...
1992 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 2GCFK29K1N
had a dash problem with tach and speedo going up and down no matter how fast you were going. now it has a problem with est timing unplugged est connector runs great at base timing when plugged in runs doggy and tach and speedo go wacko again i have already rep...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GCEK19T2X
Truck was towed in after it stalled in a quick food drive thru. No spark, no fuel pressure, just a good cranking speed. I found the ECM B fuse blown and replaced it. Started normally and ran perfectly even through extended test drives. I found no rubbed throug...
1999 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L lock up VIN: 1GCFG15W5X
First off when going into lock up at around 45mph. the trans. seems to go in & out of lock up almost like lightly tapping brake peddle can watch rpm change on scan tool but see no other commands to disengage lock up have only one code for o2 sensor.This is not...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L No Start VIN: 2GCEC19T61
this truck will intermittently turn over no start has only got it to do this one time the very frist time it was here it would not start i gave it some gas and it started up so i put a iac on it came back a week later tested more and found low fuel pressure an... Trouble codes: P1631
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L HVAC and cruise VIN: 2G1WF55E02
Hello all, thanks for your time. On the first visit the customer stated that the blower fan and the cruise control would not function intermittently and the failures coincide with each other. Observed operation static and while driving without failure. Ultimat...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L master cyl and booster VIN: 1C3EL56U81
We replaced master cyl for a leak,master cyl still had fluid in it.Replaced master cyl.Car is back with no brakes and the master cyl is empty.Checked for leaks.Unable to find leak.Removed master from booster-brake fluid in the brake booster.OK,I need to replac...
1993 Dodge Caravan 3.0L No Start VIN: 2P4GH2539P
Thanks in advance for the help. I have this 93 Caravan that has smoked a replacement computer. When I replaced it I checked resistance on the purge solenoid, egr solenoid, trans. lock up solenoid all checked fine, it started up and ran perfect. I new it was to...
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Sets code VIN: 1B7KF23C7T
Hello friends! The problem with this truck is it sets P0118 and can't be cleared. (Sets code right after clearing).I purposly set other codes to see if they could be cleared with no problem. Also, CHECK ENGINE works during bulb test but then goes out and never... Trouble codes: P0118
1997 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L frount timing housing VIN: 3B7MF33D4V
used stethscope to pinpoint noise. loadest at trnsfer pump. replaced pump, still have noise. read recent fix on iatn stated about dowl pins. i inspected old housing. see only one place for one pin. could this be the reason maybe housing is not centered and res...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 3B7KC23Z3X
truck came in with complaint of stalling with no-start. started fine when it got here but, after idling for a while it died and wouldnt re start. first thing i did was check for crank signal and found none, so i put a crank sensor on it. same problem still exi...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L Cooling fan VIN: 1B4GP45311
This van has no cooling fan operation with A/C on.I can ground the signal wire for the relay at the PCM and the fans come on.To me aldata is'nt very clear on this.If I'm reading it right,the A/C on switch sends signal to the PCM to turn on the compressor and I...
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L instrument panel
I really don't know what could it be only the fuel gage is working, temp gage, rpm and tach don't work. abs light, air bag light, brake light and check engine light are on.only code I have is no bus message from tcm. if you have any clue just send it.
1986 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FTCF15N8G
Truck stalled and shut down about three miles from the shop, so I let it sit for about two hours or so and came back later, started up just fine and ran back to the shop. Replaced inline fuel filter on the frame as well as the canister filter on the switchover...
1989 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L Fuel Guage VIN: 2FTJW35M7L
The front tank is reading correctley, but when I switch to rear tank it reads backwards. I can ground the unit and it goes to full. Also I can hook up the sending unit and when I manually take it too full it will read empty on the guage. When I go to empty wit...
1994 Ford F-250 XL 7.5L acts like it is runn VIN: 1FTHX26G4R
when the vehicle is driven on the freeway for apprx. 50 miles it acts as though it is running out of fuel. but when the customer switches the tanks it runs fine for a while. when it starts to happen again he simply switches the tanks and all is fine for a whil...
2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLS 4.0L Engine VIN: 1FMDU77E03
Recently there has been blue smoke out of the tailpipe for short periods upon cold start-up and occasionally after the engine is warm sitting 1/2 hour or more. Given the low milage on vehicle, I find this to be not a normal condition. Called local Ford dealer ...
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L I wish I knew VIN: 2FTRX18W13
This vehicle is intermittently not starting for the customer. It will start and run perfectly for a week or longer then crank and no start. The customer then leaves the vehicle alone for five minutes or longer and the truck will re-start with no difficulty. I'...
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 6.0L delayed engagement VIN: 1FTWW32P75
ATTENTION NEW MODEL FORD TECHS!!! Vehicle came in with no reverse & transmission leak. Found crack in case. Removed oil pan. Found snap ring from reverse clutch pack cork-screwed into pan area. Removed & disassembled transmission. Installed original internal p...
2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L lighting VIN: 1GKDM19W0Y
Van came in with complaint of, no auto light opperation, PRNDL lighting turning off with brake application, no right signal opperation,and turn signal indicaters lighting when headlights turned on. We started by verifying grounds, checking bulbs for shorted fi...
2002 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L Transfercase VIN: 1GKDT13SX2
Need Help From The Field Service 4Wheel Drive Lamp Is On and Code C0550 In TCCM \ PCM Has Code U1000
1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Lack of power VIN: 2HGEJ1226R
I have a Honda Vtech 1.6 and am experiencing lack of power and when the engine is running the gas pedal is very hard to push down but with engine off the pedal seems fine.I have checked ignition components,throttle plate binding and cable binding.I have also c...
1989 Isuzu Trooper LS 2.6L No Start VIN: JACCH58E3K
This Trooper will start and then stall. The vehicle would start and run, but would stall and not re-start.The fuel pump was replaced using after market pump. After testing grounds and fuses, I found what I think is the fuel pump circuit fuse that has voltage d...
1964 Jaguar XKE CONV 3.8L calipers VIN: XKE8804805
all right all you old guys we need a little input here, this is the system with the twin master cylinders that have a progressive link from the booster, in the locked condition the master cylinder rods feel loose indicating the booster is not pushing on the th...
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FJ68S1W
This jeep has a no start in the mornings,the customer cycles the key 3 times & starts,this condition happens with engine hot.No ecm codes,Ireplace the crk sensor,no change.Iduplicated the no start,good spak,good fuel pressure injector pulse,at the time of cran...
2001 Kia Optima LX 2.5L tank VIN: KNAGD12461
it takes customer at least 20 min. to fill the gas tank. when filling the tank fuel comes back out the filler neck no matter how empty the fuel tank is, acts like old cars did when trying to top off the tank
2004 Kia Spectra 1.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, high RPM at idle VIN: PK01728345
i will check the throttle body and its bore and check the iac valve, TP Sensor, map sensor, ckp sensor, cmp sensor, but problem is not correct. when break applied normaly speed breaker so car engine is in off condition. and wheni race the acc. pedal so engine...
1995 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L Surge, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNLM83W5S
This vehicle orginally came to me for an intermittent dying problem. Customer stated that vehicle would restart. Could not get vehicle to duplicate so installed an ignition module for testing. Customer returned 2 weeks later with totally different problem,vehi... Trouble codes: P1359 (spark output circuit malfunction), P0782 (2-3 shift error pending global obd ii)
2001 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L a/c blower VIN: 4F4ZR17E71
This truck came in for the heater/A/C blower not working. We noticed that the 10 amp fuse blows when moving gear selecter on column. This fuse also runs back-up lights and air bag. We can't find a short in the back-up lights. We are at an end. Any help would b...
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L oil capacity VIN: WDBRF40J65
On new Mercedes vehicles there is no dip stick. The dealer tells us that they use the VIN or a scan tool to check fill level. They no longer will give us the information, because there are persuing the same customer. Does anyone have any info on this as to wha...
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S01
hello everybody, this is my first post. this car first came in with mil on and po301 stored. missed fairly consistently and ltft and stft looked ok, so i tuned it up (plugs and wires) and sent it on its way with misfire gone or so i thought. came back a week l... Trouble codes: P0301, P0172
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AK34Y7V
car came in for a check engine light on and intermitant stalling condition. just sitting here in the shop in park it will idle fine then every few minutes or so it acts like you turned the key off and back on real fast. it starts to stall then comes back and t... Trouble codes: P0134 (bank 1 sensor 1 no activity), P0171 (bank 1 lean)
2004 Mitsubishi Galant GTS 3.8L ckp sensor VIN: 4A3AB76S14
vehicle came in half way tore down and we are trying to figure out how the crankshaft wiring is ran... any help would be great i dunno if it was inside the cover or out side any help would be great!
1998 Oldsmobile Regency 3.8L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GC52K6W48
Customer sayes that vehicle stalls at times. Mostly on decel, or at low speeds. I have test driven this car many times with no problems. Tested fuel pump, it has a good lab scope pattern, and 51 PSI. Scanned for codes, has three codes stored P0327, P0332, and ... Trouble codes: P0327 (Knock sensor bank 1), P0332 (Knock sensor bank 2), P0336 (Crankshaft position sensor performance)
1988 Pontiac Grand Am LE 2.3L Hesitation, hard start cold rich VIN: 1G2NV54D8J
please help!! i have a 88 pont grand am with 2.3l the vehicle runs rich and will black smoke out the tailpipe in the morning for about one minute. i have checked ignition system and fuel system. pressure is 35psi and i have relieved fuel pressure over night an...
1993 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L front suspension VIN: 1G2WH5420T
Noise from front suspension when backing up/under acceleration is heard. When you listen from outside the car, the noise seems to be heard from passenger side. Inside the car, it seems to be coming from driver's side. Control arm bushings appear fine. Strut ca...
1998 Subaru Forester S 2.5L steering gear VIN: JF1SF6558W
Customer states that the steering will occasionally be very stiff or hard. I have not been able to duplicate the problem in shop or on road. No visible leaks, hoses look good, fluid is at correct level, and I heard no strange noises. Sticking valve in pump? Su...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L rear light failure VIN: 4T1BG22K1V
good day gentleme i have a 97 toyota camry, with a rr light failure indicator light always on, with parking light switch on. have changed all bulbs and light still on have check with mitchell but no luck help please ???
1994 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L No Start VIN: SVWAN01H3R
Hello everone, working on a vehicle not overly familar with. Towed in with a no start, we had spark so then checked fuel pressure, none. No noise from tank. Removed cover for access to top of pump in hatch area. Found we had no power to pump. Located relay and...
1996 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 3VWRA81H1T
vehicle still has code po341 clear code and it comes back thought distibutor was and replace again and still get camshaft position sensor code.any information would be helpful Trouble codes: P0341
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSS29M41
Wont rev up boggs really bad. If you watch pulewidth it wont increase pulsewidth with throttle opening it just boggs out and then all of a sudden pulsewidth increases up to 20ms and it revs up fine and sound strong and then you let off and you have same proble...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L low power output VIN: 3VWSF29M8Y
Hi everyone, We had a vehicle brought in the other day that had been to other shops. The complaint is that the vehicle has very little power. We road tested vehicle and verified concern, no power at all. Scanned for faults and no faults were retrieved. We rep...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta Wolfsburg Edition 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWPD69M91
hey guys i have a 2001 jetta long crank evry time you try to start. After cranking for about 20 seconds turning the key off and trying to crank again usualy will start. Runs goog after started. Scaned car came up with code 341 cam sensor and 1296 cooling syste... Trouble codes: 341 (cam sensor)

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2002 BMW 330i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAEV534X2
Thank you everybody that replied you all put me on the right track. I removed the Air Pump and bench tested it everything OK I checked the vacuum lines OK I waited until the car was cold and tested the power to the Air Pump everything OK I reconnected the pump... Trouble codes: P, 0491 (Secondary Air Injection), P, 0492 (Secondary Air Injection).
1988 Buick Century Limited 3.8L alternator VIN: 1G4AL5131J
FIXED, The harmonic balancer rubber had deteriorated allowing the outer mass to rotate until metal to metal contact was made producing the rattle. When the alternator was charging at an idle it caused just enough torque to rotate the outer mass to lightly cont...
1995 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G6KY5299S
We replaced all 8 injectors with new and also installed a rebuilt Delco PCM. Customer has had car for one month and cutting out problem has not re-occurred. I received many helpful replies, which you can review on website. However one member, David Ramm sent m... Trouble codes: 36 (EGR valve pintle position out of range), 39 (TCC clutch engagement problem), 95 (Engine stalled), 119 (Fuel injector open or shorted), 56 (Transmission input speed sensor problem).
1972 Chevrolet chevelle 350CID tachometer VIN: ID67H2K527
I want to thank all that responded but have to say that the customer declined further service. Some of the replies were helpful and some were not. The most helpful were the ones that refered to a filter mounted on the firewall behind the distributor. I did fin...
1992 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy
Thanks for everyone's help , after checking and exhausting all the simple posibilties , It came back to internal engine , found low compression in cycl 2 -- possile leaky valve, customer declined the work and I was happy to see that 330,000 mile car go to the ... Trouble codes: 43 (esc spark control).
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Pedal feel, brake response VIN: 1GNDM19W3V
I have done it all and it is fixed. I wish I had learned more, but here is what happened. #1 Replace hydro-booster with rebuilt. Now brake self-apply when turning the steering wheel. #2 Replace the gearbox with rebuilt. (Booster rebuilder says that MUST be the...
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1949W
Well I'm not sure if we fixed the problem, we changed the front o2 sensor and returned the vehicle to the cutomer while we gathered information. the MIl never came back on and the readiness monitors all reset. The customer returned a few days later and we were... Trouble codes: 1133 (insufficent switching sensor 1).
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W5W
Hello group, thanks for all the great replies , i had already tried almost all but went over them again to be sure, one thing i couldnt do is check the cam off set as my genesis doesnt show it on this particular year and set up i have checked it on others but ... Trouble codes: P0300.
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L xfer case/4wd VIN: 3GNEK13T12
time is up and i must close this now. havnt got this one fixed yet. customer does not need vehicle and is letting us work on at our pace (when we have time) but it acts like there is something binding inside the transfer case. when shifting with a wrench it fe...
2000 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L front end VIN: 3B7KF23Z81
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1FBSS31L1W
Morning everyone, the problem with this one was the oil cooler which is the same as the oil filter housing. To test this i removed both coolant lines and joined them together, i then started the vehicle to see if oil would leak out of the ports where the lines...
1999 Ford Windstar SE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5240B
Thanks to all that replied. I was hoping the vehicle would get back in to due some further test. Everybody posted to replace upper and lower intake gaskets and clean the EGR ports. The code has not come back in the last 3 weeks. I think we do have an intake le... Trouble codes: P0171 (system lean bank one).
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L rotors VIN: 2FTRX18W7X
thank you to all. i have yet to see this vehicle for more diag. the multiple replies will be helpfull. i will post fix upon vehicles return. i have som questions on the condition of rears(do i have both front and rears geting hot will tell me which direction t...
2003 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 6.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FDAF57P73
Thanks to Iatn I'm calling this one fixed. Lots of replies about the FICM engine harness chafing under the turbo intake boot. I found damage everywhere on the harness. I'd like to say I found the 'smoking gun' but only evidence of it. I never could actually bl...
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L timing chain VIN: 1FJUE86488
hey guys i got this one fixed,i turned the engine until all the pistons were halfway down.Then i turned the cams until they were lined up,the cam timing is just like the contour,put the tool to lock the cam.Then ibrought no.1 piston to t.d.c,i installed the cr...
1997 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L 4wd VIN: 1GKDT13W8V
thanks to all who replies, install another new module & that solved the problem, the first module we installed was defective, could not belive that, anyway its fixed now. Thanks again
1999 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L no aldl communicatio VIN: KMHJW35F6X
this one is not fixed yet, the customer ended up taking the car to the dealer and all the techs including the factory werent sure they think the pcm was the problem and the customer wasnt willing to step up so he ended up trading the car for a newer model!!! t...
2003 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.7L Compressor VIN: KMHWF35H23
Many thanks to the responses. Rechecked all the basics. Tested the thermistor, recommended by Joseph. Tested voltage on pins 1 & 2 had, 12 volts. Replaced thermistor and compressor operates correctly. Drier did not have an X on it and will be sent to Hyundai d...
1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJB7236V
Thanks very much to Earl from Iowa. He was able to e-mail to me a step by step flow chart from Kia. I am embarssed to say we found the connector at the pressure sensor was not fully inserted into the sensor. This sensor looks loke a map sensor and mounts on th... Trouble codes: P0400.
1996 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L rear air suspension VIN: 1LNLM81W7T
I found a way to fill the rear air springs by grounding the solniods and pumping shop air. not the best air but I was able to move the vehicle out of the shop. if i ground the wire that controls the relay at the module the system seems to work but I still have...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF55F3V
Thanks to everyone who helped on this vehicle. turns out we had the intake gear in the wrong direction. It can be confusing with so many different descriptions of clockwise, and counter clockwise, depending on which way you look a the engine. For the record th... Trouble codes: P0809.
1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse RS 2.0L No Start VIN: 4A3AK34Y8S
While waiting for the new ECM to come from Mitsubishi we checked and rechecked all power and ground circuits and always came back to the same conclusion, the ECM was not operating properly. The ECM arrived and we plugged it in and the vehicle started right up ...
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AY11A4Y
well, after the update i recieved no responses so i tried this one on my own. with my trusty lab scope in hand i scoped the o2 sensors. at idle they seemed fuzzy at best with good activity but the wave was fuzzy. at 2000 rpm it smoothed out and operated well. ... Trouble codes: P0170 (fuel trim malfunction bank 1).
1999 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.3L fuel injectors VIN: JN8DR07Y82
hullo,buddys.we had no choice but to modify the system,what i did is,i had to find something similar.i went round the salvage wards looking for harness so similar to this pathfinder,luckly there was a blue bird they had just tolled in so i negotiated for the c...
1990 Pontiac Bonneville LE 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX54C6L
Wow. Great response. Thanks to all 17 of you. Everyone was right on, the magnet was broken on the cam sprocket. It was easily checked once cam sensor removed and engine turned and I did have 10 volts to the sensor. This job ate my entire Sunday... if I was on ... Trouble codes: 41 (cam sensor).
1995 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L keyless entry VIN: 1G2HX52KXS
I wasn't able to fix this one,however,there should be a button at the end of 2 brown wires to hold down for programming or connect the brown wires together. Unfortunately mine didn't have that. Thanks anyway to those that tried to help.
1986 Porsche 944 2.5L oil pressure VIN: WPOAA0945F
Thanks to all who replied. Several members pointed me in the right direction, though none hit it exactly on the head. It was suggested to replace the oil pump drive, and I did end up replacing the drive. But the real problem was that the drive had been slippin...
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0L Soft Top VIN: YS3DD75N8X
It was low on hyd. oil. It was just at the mininum line , filled it to the max. line , cycled the top a few times , topped it off and it's all good now. Well sort of, the cylinder for the toneau cover is seeping ever so slightly so I think thats where the oil ...
1997 Saturn SL2 1.9L Starting VIN: 1G8ZK5270V
Customer wanted us to solder on ground wire to the the primary side of relay to get starter working again, they did not want to spend any money on this car. Found TSB after car was gone on the fuses and such, so I did not get to check that out. However, the re...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4TARN93P2R
Thanks to Brent for leading me to the broken ground wire inside the harness to the injector. The ground wire was broken causing the problem.
2001 Toyota Prius 1.5L MIL Lamp on, ENGINE NOISE VIN: JT2BK12U81
Group: All the replies are very much appreciated. Several of you really took the time for the details. In many cases that makes all the difference. I will try and highlight what is written in the replies, but for anyone searching for data, I highly recommend... Trouble codes: P0304 (cyl 4 misfire in pending codes).
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF13C01
We went ahead and talked to the local toyota dealership and they told us that they get a lot of these (vehicles) with the canister assembly being the problem. Ofcourse the customer didn't buy that becuase its a little expensive. Thanks for all the helpfull sug... Trouble codes: P0440 (Leak deteced in EVAP system), P0442 (Small leak detected in EVAP System).
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWHC63B11
Well I replaced the mass air flow meter and advised the customer to come back if auto has any other problems and haven't seen them yet. as far as the low voltage code auto recently had the battery changed. thanks for all the help!! this service is awesome Trouble codes: 16684 (random misfire), 16685 (cyl 1 misfire), 16686 (cyl 2 misfire), 16688 (cyl 4 misfire), 17536 (LT FT too lean), 17736 (knock control limit reached).
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