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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Compressor VIN: TRUUT28N01
Vehicle came in a/c not cooling cust. had tried to charge system. Peformed evac./recharge service to verify proper system charge still no clutch activation.Scanned system for codes none found.Checked data for engine found proper Ect.range and a/c request.Check...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGJ8326W
This car has an intermittent problem with blowing fuse F1 in the engine electronics fuse carrier #A8680. When this occurs the trans loses all gears except high. Trans failsafe warning comes on on dash. In tracing the wiring from fuse F1 I find it connected to ...
2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Electronic VIN: WBABM3349Y
Customer states AC cools intermittently. In shop ac cools consistently but doesn't get cold enough. no AC codes ambient temp reads -40 sometimes & 32 sometimes(I believe when compressor kicks in). I checked under left front of car for sensor, only found partia...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM334XY
i hate to post 2 at a time but i've got 2 stumpers. so this one is for the bimmer guys. this 2000 323 has 3 codes. 2 of which i can't find any info on. "p1622, or bmw 123, map cooling thermostat control", i have no diagnostic strategy of troubleshooting info o... Trouble codes: P1622, P0340, BMW20
1987 Chevrolet S10 2.8L No Start VIN: 1GCCS14R6H
Vehicle came in to our shop as a no start the day after it was at a Transmission shop for repair, found the only way to start vehicle is by advancing timing to about 48 Degrees, if you try to adjust lower the vehicle will die, at about 20 degrees the vehicle d...
1992 Chevrolet Blazer Cheyenne 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GNEK18KXN
truck was towed in saturday my day off . it died while driving . my boss worked on it found no spark , no injector pulse with noid light and spark tester hooked up . replaced modual in dist . truck started run kind bad so they recomended tune up . done tune up...
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L No Start VIN: 1GCCS1947W
This vehicle came in originally for a no start, no crank condition. It had a p1626, we replaced the ignition lock cyl. and switch, it then started fine. Test drove the vehicle over a couple of days, to make sure everything was OK, everything seemed fine. We le... Trouble codes: P1626 (Theft code fixed with new lock cyl. and ignition switch)
1999 Chevrolet S10 4.3L tcc VIN: 1GCCS14X3W
I checked for codes, p0740. Cleared code. The trans will act normal and shift fine, lockup and all. The code will set if you use the brakes to slow or stop. If you coast to a stop, no code. With the code set everything works but lockup. There are no other prob...
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L starting VIN: 1GCEC14T7X
hello all gm techs. i have this truck in the shop with a no start situation. the customer had the fuel pump replaced 2 weeks ago and the truck started and ran great for a week. last week the truck was towed in with a no start. they stated it just quit while dr...
2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L braking system VIN: R621111473
Hi gentlemen This truck is pulling dangerously on the right side when braking, we have to steer on the left to keep the truck on the road. It's a 4 wheel abs with 3 sensor, the rear brake are new and well ajusted, the front brake are in a good condition. we b...
1992 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.8L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1C3XV66L4N
hello dodge world and thanks in advance!!! this one was brought to us by another shop just down the road so i will give you the whole story on this one. they replaced the motor in it due to a rod knocking or some kind of mechanical problem. they got a used on... Trouble codes: 43 (ignition coil 2 circuit)
1996 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L cooling system VIN: 3C3EL55HXT
car came in with bubbling noise under hood. did block test came up positive for exhaust gases in coolant.removed heads and replaced gaskets , sent to machine shop. replaced heads test drove still bubbling sound. replaced engine customer has been driving for 6 ...
1997 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Temp Gauge VIN: 1B3ES42Y5V
While driving the vehicle the temp gague will climb to hot and set chime alarm. With scanner monitoring coolant temp it reads between 194-214 degrees. The Vehicle is not physically overheating contrary to gague. Both fans are functional w/wo a/c on. No codes p...
1999 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Cuts out
Hello every one. I have no VIN on this truck as the truck will not be in untill the morning. I will update the VIN at that time. Customer came in with this truck that has a hesitation. Long story short of course he has had $1000.00 work alredy done(some wher...
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L od light VIN: 1B7HF13Y1Y
Trans sensor goeas to 266F. I have [...] the lines and they are not hot. The O/D light and the trans light comes on even at idle. I suspect a bad sensor? I see that it may be above the pan, I am NOT a trans GUY. Please help. The Trans stick has air with the...
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L Trailer left turn signal VIN: 3D7MU48CX3
Hi to all ( Dodge techs ) This truck came in for a normal oil and lube service and the customer stating the left rear trailer turn signal stopped working. He pulls a 5th wheel trailer with it for his business. It doesn't have power at the round 7 pin trailer ...
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 2.4L Ignition Off Draw VIN: 1D4GP25B83
Please read repair history carefully... Removing Fuse 24 in underhood PDC (IPM) reduces IOD to .020 amps. This feeds the cluster for the purpose of enabling the hazard flasher system and is so marked. The flasher is part of the cluster. Unplugging the cluster...
1996 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.9L Misfire VIN: 1FTFE24Y4T
Hi This van came in for a smog. MIL was on p0306 courent P0174 p0171 pending. It was given to me to clean the injectors. Thay were ok new injector was no help. P0171 174 were fixed with new pcv valve and egr valve. Comprision is 65 at idel 110 snap 130 crankin... Trouble codes: P0306
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L intermitant brake booster operation VIN: 1FTHX26FXV
customer states that truck has intermitant hard pedal with no power assist but pedal travel is verry little pedal is right at the top fluid is full and all vacuum hoses apear in good condition this diesel truck has vacuum power assist not hydro boost thanks ma...
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...
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FAFP52S8W
Car is an emission failure. High CO and HC(1.5%,250)on a 5015 and 2525 loaded mode ASM. The problem is that when the wheels start to turn the car loses fuel control. The problem only occurs exactly 2 minutes after the car goes into closed loop. Up to the 2 min...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L dome lights VIN: 1FMEU17L9W
dome lights stay on, help please... dome lights go off when disconnecting battery saver relay. using scanner, door switches and hatch show to be closed. replaced gem module, same problem. also, cannot find the dome light switch that my mitchell system says is ...
1999 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE40F1X
Please help. This ambulance is kicking my butt. Vehicle came in with MIL on. Scan found alternator and cam codes, I checked all batteries and charging system, the rear set of batteries were weak but charged and passed load test. I followed Ford trouble tree fo... Trouble codes: 1105 (upper alternator fault), 1106 (lower alternator fault), 0603 (Internal Kam Error), 0344 (Cam sensor fault intermitant)
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21SXY
truck was towed to another shop after running through large puddle on beach it stalled 200 feet after cranked but no start and no tach. i checked crank signal at sensor with vantage and had nothing. checked ignition pulse and had nothing. i replaced crank sens... Trouble codes: P0500 (data output line to ipc error)
2000 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L Cuts out VIN: 1FTNX21L5Y
Hi fellow tech's have a problem with this 5.4, it will kill everyother cylinder over 1000 rpm. If you rev it up with out load it will rev to about 3000rpm and then spit and sputter, as soon as you put a load on it, you can't get over 1000rpm and it falls on it...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L front brakes VIN: 1FTNW21F52
this truck can not get good life out of brake pads. one driver, does not drive with two feet, hauls 8k load once a week on a tandom axle trailer with elec brakes that do work. customer complained of a hard pull to the right but that went away and has yet to re...
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTWW33F32
customer was driving truck,it cut off and will not restart i have these codes i spoke to the tech line and they where very confident that it was the cam sensor due to symptom and many other trucks with same codes and symptoms.cam sensor no help and the tech li... Trouble codes: P1663, P1667, P1670
2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FMYU60E33
Hi, I have a Explorer XLT sport 2w drive not flex fuel. Intermittent fuel gauge reads past full like open circuit. Very intermittent and when key is cycled gauge will read normal. Replaced fuel tank sending unit. Thought it was repaired and it read past full a...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Rear of vehicle VIN: 1FMZU73K83
Customer states after new tires were installed, he started hearing noise in rear of truck. Our test drive.. noise starts at around 25 mph gets loader as speed is increased. Noise sounds like very nobby tires. Tires replaced 2nd time, noise still present. Brake...
1995 GMC Yukon 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GKEK18K1S
Interesting one here. The truck lacks power badly on accel until you hit about 2400 rpm and then it runs like a top. It stalls quite frequently at stoplights and under hard accel from a stop. It sputters and dies. No codes, fuel pressure is normal, and spark d...
1996 GMC C2500 Sierra SL 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTGC24R8T
Truck idles rough and is burning rich .Had code for map sensor replaced that and the plugs where fouled black so replaced them and removed throttle body and cleaned that .The customer said he was just driving and it started idling rough at stops and black smok... Trouble codes: P0106
1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L Vent Tube VIN: 1GKDT13W2W
Received this vehicle from a fairly new customer. Recently had transmission flushed at a quick lube facility and now after approximately 12 miles of driving it begins to blow fluid out the breather vent onto the exhaust manifold and ignition wires. I suspected...
1998 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L abs VIN: 1GTFG25MZW
Hope you GM Techs can help. We have this 98 GMC van with the abs lamp on. We checked for codes and found the following. C0035, C0036, C0037, C0054. These codes were pulled using the Genesis. I read with interest about the VCM being cracked and corroded and thi...
2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L 4wd transfer case VIN: 1GKDT13W1Y
I have a 2000 jimmy with 4wd problems. The problem is that you can make only one range selection per key cycle. For instance, when you start the vehicle it will be in 2hi. You then can activate 4hi, 4lo, or auto 4wd. It will successfully go into the range sele...
2003 GMC Sierra 3500 6.0L Misfire VIN: 1GDJC34V23
Hi group. We are having a real difficult time to fix a code P0300.GMC 3500 truck. MISFIRE IS ONLY DURING IDLE. On scanner shows misfire on #7 and #8 cylinder. As soon as I raise the RPM TO 1300. MISFIRE DISAPPEARS and engine runs smooth. other repair shop repl... Trouble codes: P0300 (testing and results)
1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S6CM58W7W
This Passport has Bank 1 dead, Bank 2 is strong. No MAJOR vacuum leaks, no vacuum leaks period that I can see. According to the data, Bank 1 is running dead rich (plugs and blackened O2 sensor would confirm). Bank 2 is running lean ( plugs and O2 confirms). Pu... Trouble codes: P0134 (tps), P0101 (B1S1 not switching)
2001 Honda Prelude 2.2L t- belt VIN: JHMBB61481
Greetings to all,this honda pulled into my shop with alot of noise coming from t-belt cover,I removed the cover and found t-belt super loose.I noticed that when I went to turn motor over by hand to bring on top dtc the belt was jumping time,I dont know how thi...
1991 Infiniti Q45 A 4.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: JNKNG01C1M
customer came in stated wanted to fix oil leaks valve cover gaskets. did that repair no more oil leak and that car was sometimes not starting. checked car out found no check engine light comming on with key. fixed that was corosion at battery now light working...
2004 Infiniti G35 3.5L power window VIN: JNKCV54E24
Need help on this one from any Infinity techs out there. Vehicle came from body shop, passenger door skin was replaced, no internal parts of door replaced. The power window should lower about 1/4 inch from fully closed position when door is opened and then ret...
1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L engine VIN: JACDJ58X9W
This thing developed a knocking noise suddenly on the interstate, it was drive about 30 miles tell it was parked. It starts run fine just has a loud tapping noise that sounds like its in the right upper part of the engine. i have good oil pressure, I checked t...
1989 Jaguar XJS 5.3L Brakes VIN: SAJNV4844K
Hello Jag Techs, I have this XJS with ABS light on and pump running continuously, very hard pedal and vehicle darts left and right when braking hard. I am very familiar with these gems and their idiosyncratic behavior, though I must say have never run across ...
1999 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L oiling VIN: SAJDH1042X
After adding oil when the customer stopped in (2 quarts), and making an appt. for an oil change and to look for the cause of the loss of oil, the car returned after having only driven another 150 mi. down another quart with another 2 added since the oil we put...
1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L front end VIN: 1J4EZ58S8T
Customer complent was that the vehical pulled to the right and the steering off center.Farmed out to alignmemt shop for align.Customer back next day with problem.I road tested and it is the same.Rotated tires,front wheels rotate free,front end tight.Align shop...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L aux fan VIN: WDBGA70E2R
Dear MB-friends, customer complained a/c was not working at the fourth hot day in canada, so I assume the a/c + compressor was working for at least 3 days. Yesterday customern stopped by and we had a quick look. Aux. fans do not turn on, but a/c was cooling n...
1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Glow plugs VIN: WDBJF20F4V
Hi' Guys I have a problem with this car whereas the glow plug light does not illuminate when the ignition switch is turned on, the engine will not start either, it will crank over but not start. This is intermittent & only seems to happen when the car has be...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBKK47F2W
hey mercedes experts. i'm working on a 98 slk230 compressor. it has 2 codes p0803 air flap actuator malfunction, and p0410 air injection malfunction. as best i can tell the air flap actuator is the electronic throttle looking thing on the air box that mercedes... Trouble codes: P0803 (air flap actuator malfunction), P0410 (Air injection system malfunction.)
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L cruise controll VIN: WDBFA67F9W
no lights are on in the dash,i go to engage cruise and it does not operate, check fuses,not familure with this system does anyone have any info, thanks, [...]
2003 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L unknown VIN: WDBUF65J53
Looking initially for Information so we can continue diagnostics. Dash display reads malfunction in brakes" our Baum will not communicate but Modis retrieved codes C217B, C249E, C215C, C24F7, C26BE. Codes were cleared and only code returning is the C215C, co...
1999 Mitsubishi Mirage LS 1.8L No Start, Cuts out VIN: JA3AY31C8X
Hello everybody, every once in a while we encounter a mystery. This is one of them. This Mirage will fry the 'ignition fault sensor' over and over again. Customer brought car in from another shop where they fried at least 4 sensors. Admittedly, we also fried o...
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 SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNICA31D8Y
need some input on this one not comeing up any thing, it came in 2 weeks ago with p0138 and p0139 check rear o2 seem to be working ok at at time clear code and let custmor have to drive. i let him know if engin light come on agen need to do more tast. Trouble codes: P0138, P0139
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Stall
Hi All !!! We have a 97' Grand Prix w/ 3.8L S/C That will start for a few seconds and then stall. If I keep it reved up it will stay running. ( have to really rev it ) I unplugged the Fuel Pump plug, near the tank and put power to the pump with a jumper wire a...
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Radio display VIN: 1G2WR5212X
Just would like to know if anyone knows if there is a fix to a radio display inop prob. I know this is very common prob. to pontiacs but have never tried to fix till now. The time and radio station is visible if light is on it just right but radio display itse...
1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DD58B8S
Car arrived with codes for lean cond. and ect signal. Verified ect O.L., replaced ect and thermostat. Smoke check intake, all O.K. threw P0171 again after t/drive and hot restart. Car claims OBDII compliance but generic scan tools can't communicate and TechII ... Trouble codes: P0116 (ect signal), P0171 (fuel trim max. value too lean)
2001 Saturn L300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW54R71
PO134 bank 1 sensor 1 low activity 02S. misfire shows on scanner cylinder #6 constant but runs good. swapped plugs with two cylinders and test coil output. coil is fine and plug swap made no difference. misfire still on #6. Tested resistance and flow of inject... Trouble codes: P0134
1998 Subaru Legacy 2.5L marker lamps VIN: 453BG6850W
this wagon has the marker lamps on at all times even with key off. the car belongs to a used car dealer and i dont know the history on it. my diagram is not to good any help is welcomed! thanks to all in advance!
1972 Toyota Land Cruiser 3.9L master cyl VIN: FJ54112156
we are having a problem with the brakes staying applied after the brake pedal is released, found brake lines on master cyl. reversed,after another shop replaced the master cyl.after lines were installed properly we have had no further problem,just wanted to no...
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...
2001 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L oil cap VIN: 2T1BR12E21
We have a fleet customer that has several Toyota Corolla's. We have been having a problem with the oil caps coming off. They are screw down style caps. We have been double checking them and marking invoice to make sure they are on and are tight. we just had an...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L starter VIN: WVWNA63BXX
car will crank when ambient temperatures are low - car will fail to crank on a hot day - replaced ignition switch - problem persists - replaced relay for alarm starter interlock and shift interlock - problem persists - all windows work - dome light does not ra...

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1989 Audi 200 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUGC0440K
Apology for not posting sooner but I wanted to make sure every thing was okay.Now for the repair,I went and purchased anew fuel pressure gauge kit so that I can test the system properly first I found that my warm up regulator when cold was giving me to much fu...
2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: TRUWT28N21
Thanks to all that answered. The temp sensor and air mass meter fixed the driveability problems immediately. We are pretty sure the problem with the fuel gauge is the gauge itself. When engine is off the gauge still marks an 1/8th of a tank.We received info fr... Trouble codes: P0118 (engine coolant temp circuit high), P1128 (Long Term fuel trim mult. Bank 1system lean).
1997 BMW 528i 2.8L vanos VIN: WBADD6324V
Thank you for all your responses. The boss wants to push this one to the back burner for now. When repair is effected will post an update.
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBABM5342Y
I did it! Dana [...] faxed me some info including the web address www.baumtech.com. this was very helpful. the only tool you must have is the cam holders. it took 2 guys for supplying pressure to the vanos while rotating engine, but luckily i don't work alone. ...
1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CW53L8M
Thanks for all the help on this I needed some extra info IATN did just that. It was the PCM! and i pushed for remaned 189.00 he got used 40.00 and it work fine all the reading were normal and no codes! thanks John J Trouble codes: 15 (coolant), 16 (batery volts), 21 (tps), 23 (air temp), 58 (anti theft system), 68 (cruise system fault).
2000 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L brake lights VIN: 1G6KD54Y3Y
Thanks for your help on this. There was only one person who actually read the help request. As I stated the wire was missing from the harness from brake switch to hazard module. The repair was just adding the circuit into the harness and all brake lights worke...
1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AY0788E
Thanx again for the help you chevy vette guys we installed a used distibutor and the random misfires went away the ecu coun not relearn itself so we installed a G.M. reman ecu drove it 15 miles on the freeway seems to idle and run pretty good thanx again IATN ... Trouble codes: 22 (tps too low).
1995 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L ABS module VIN: 1GCCS19Z8S
As it turns out it needs the brake control module which is only available as a complete unit with the modulator for about $1300.00. The customer opted to fix it at a later date.
2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Stall, Misfire VIN: 3GNEK13T22
Well guys, its done. I really cant fully explain the how and why, but I can tell you what fixed it and how I came to the diagnosis. I had another truck come in yesterday afternoon, with the same engine( vin T 5.3l). I noticed that when I started it, it revved ...
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L air bag light VIN: 2G1WF52E93
Sorry for the long wait,but the owner of this car was using it 'as is' for a shop vehicle. The fix was a BCM once some power door lock and trunk relase problems surfaced. He himself troubleshot codes B3128,3247 for those and called the BCM bad. He then had the...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L drive train VIN: 1GCEK19T03
i found the shocks were weak and one of the rear tires had seperated a little. the two problems together cuased the 'miss' feeling. i replaced all 4 shocks and we had 2 new rear tire put on the truck. i drove it and it runs good now.
2004 Chevrolet Express 1500 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GCFG15X94
Yes, it was a timing problem as several of you suggested. The distributor now has a press on steel reluctor ring to bolt the rotor to. Well guess what? It doesn't press on good enough! It turned on the shaft, throwing off the timing. Problem was, when it came ...
1988 Chrysler New Yorker Landau 3.0L caliper VIN: 1C3BU6639J
The only thing I can think of ther must have been something in lines. dirt rust I don't know. I think it ended up in right hose. Replaced hose and right caliper bled out. Funny it bled out before. Thanks for all the help
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L Mechanical VIN: 3B7HC12Y8Y
First let me say thanks to everyone for your help. I had forgot to mention that I had already done a vaccum check and it was fine. Patrick from ohio had the right idea. I pulled the intake again on Saturday and found four stuck lifters. Put everything back tog...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D4GP24R55
well thanks for everybody response alot of you guys responded with crack in fly wheel.when car was brought in we ask customer to find out if it was under factory warrenty and he said no so we dug into it and after talking to dealer we found out it was under fa... Trouble codes: P0016 (cam and crank synec.).
1996 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Hesitation, No power VIN: 1FALP6534T
I'm sorry to wait so long to close this but was hoping to hear back from the customer. As it ended up we did not fix this vehicle and had to refer it to a dealer, it was just taking to much time preventing us from getting to other jobs. Personaly I think Monty...
2000 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L transmission VIN: 1FMZU67E81
i want to thank all those who posted the information for me ,special thanks to trevy and anthony who went out to get info for me , i want to thank all of you in a special way.I replace the complete transmission and every thing is find,when i overhaul the trann...
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP5521Y
Thanks to all techs who responded. Checked all grounds and tested sender @ 15ohms empty 161ohms full. When I requsted a flex fuel module from local ford dealer he had some troble finding it in his computer. Read him the part number on the module and he was abl... Trouble codes: P0460, P1237, P1151.
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L heater controls VIN: 1FTYR14V91
found that truck had been wrecked and someone removed the check valve in the vacume line to the vacume tank. thanks for all the help that i received from everyone
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Rear Ac VIN: 1FMZU73E12
I want to thank all that replied. It was the blend door acutator. Once the seat were out it was a piece of cake to change. thanks again to everybody. You Ford techs are worth your weight in Gold! This is the best tool in my tool box!
2004 Ford E-150 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRE14L14
Thank you to all those who sent in information...unfortunately the vehicle has not returned for analisys. it is a fleet vehicle and in use at the present. if and when it does come back i'll be sure to update with the fix info... thanks again, john Trouble codes: P2197 (oxygen sensor signal stuck lean).
1989 Geo Metro LSi 1.0L engine VIN: JG1MR2160K
Thanks all. Ron from california was right, the restrictor in the block fell out during the rebuild. When you pull the head, the restrictor just sits in the oil passage in the block and they fall right out. What happens, is, you drive and it pumps too much oil ...
2000 GMC Safari SL 4.3L lighting VIN: 1GKDM19W0Y
This turned out to be caused by chafed wires at the trailer connector splice. Initially, the trailer wiring looked okay but closer inspection showed the fault. Thanks to everyone that responded.
1999 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L oil pump VIN: KMHWF25S3X
got this one out of my hair finally. thanks for the help with the oil pump/front balance shaft. the 2 dots on the oil pump gerars were worrying me but letting the weight of the shaft lay is the key.
2001 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L a/c blower VIN: 4F4ZR17E71
Michael and Randy were dead on it. The wires coming across the column out of the stalk were rubbed bare and shorting out. Thanks.
1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L condensor fan VIN: JN1RZ24A2L
Found that bottom half of fan shroud was missing. Also had weak fan clutch.
1992 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L No Start VIN: 3N1PB21S3P
Thanks to those that replied on this one. Several suggested that oil enters the distributor through the internal seal failure and causes numerous driveability issues including no starts.This vehicle checked OK in that department. There was suggestion of lo...
2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 1.8L Stall VIN: 3N1CB51D01
Hey guys sorry for the long wait. I have not heard a word from this customer since car left my shop. Either it just needed a good ride to re-learn or he is just too busy to bring it back in. Most of the responses, 13 in all thank you, related to a pcm upgrade ...
1993 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HY5316P
well i checked and rechecked all of my wiring notes and ressistance values and replaced the pcm and prom and everything was happy again and no more codes this is in my mind was a real pain but all the systems affected went back to the same place so pcm just fo... Trouble codes: 99 (power management problem), 69 (high pressure switch circuit), 68 (cruise cont. command problem), 65 (cruise cont. servo position sensor), 67 (faulty cruise sw.), 66 (ac pressure sensorcircuit problem).
2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette GLS 3.4L abs VIN: 1GHDX03E0Y
Here is the update on this car, i had the customer come back and we swapped the front wheel bearings left to right as some suggested. Once complete, the abs light stated on permanantly and a code for open circuit to the right wheel was present. The customer wi...
2002 Saturn SL 1.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZF54812
Thank you very much to everyone that replied. There were 7 or 8 that hit the nail right on the head. This morning I sprayed some intake leak detector at the #1 intake runner, and sure enough it has a leak. Unfortunately, the customer declined to repair at this... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder 1 misfire detected), P0507 (Idle Control System-RPM too high).
1998 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L cam seal VIN: 4S3BG6850W
thanks for your help we found a pluged pcv hose.we replaced the seal again with oem parts . and we will hope for the best
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLS 2.5L Compressor VIN: J3STD62V31
Thanks to all who responded.Found system overcharged.Evacuate and charge with proper amount.
1997 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JT3HN86R9V
This vehicle is still not fixed. We replaced the idle speed controller and the air mass meter with no change in the condition. We are currently talking with Bosch in an attempt to resolve the situation. Any pertinant information will be forwarded. Thanks to al...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWBB61CXW
Yes, the fuel pump relay solved the problem, the only code to come back was the cam position sensor(customer has had used engine installed) mabey the sensor or timing belt is out slightly? Thanks for the great replies. Jerry Trouble codes: 16486 (maf low input), 16725 (cam position sensor), 17633 ([...] injector short to ground), 17829 (air solenoid short to ground), 17833 (evap can purge valve short to ground), 17859 (sec air inj.).
1994 Volvo 960 2.9L ac comp. VIN: YV1KS9513R
It turned out to be the ac relay that is part of the blower motor resestor pack behind glove box.The pressure switch on ac comp. was bad allso. Thanks for all the help you guys are good!
2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T 2.5L seatbelts VIN: YV1CZ59235
Thank you to everyone. There is no procedure from Volvo as of yet. i had to remove the entire inside of the truck starting in the rear and working forward to expose the wire harness. It took us 14 hours to complete. volvo does not sell a pigtail kit for th...
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