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2000 Acura TL 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 19UUA5668Y
This car seems already dropped several shops. This customer's request is replacing the timing belt. However, could not take out the crank pulley bolt which is so rusted. Even one thousand ft-lb impact gun can not move this devil. How can I take out this bolt?
1996 Audi A3 1600CC Instrument Panel
the old dash unit dials- i.e. speedo, lights, fuel gauge, etc does not work so i am trting to replace with 2nd hand dash but the dash is coded with the imobiliser. i've got a modis and have used the vw expert mode to extract the old code ot of the faullty dash...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L Air Bag Code VIN: WBAAR3342Y
Repairing remaining wreck damage for body shop. Air bag lamp on. Codes: 1B Crash memory, 02 Driver pretensioner, 0B Battery disconnection 1. Have installed new drivers pretensioner and reset codes. 0B battery disconnect comes back immediately. What am I missin...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADP6348Y
Greetings gents from the world of troubled Bimmers and the techs challenged with finding solutions to their problems. I have this handsome 528 wagon that is becoming quite a stumper. Hopefully the problem is obvious, just overlooked. Car arrived the first tim... Trouble codes: 151 (signal O2 sensor before cat bank 1), 154 (signal O2 sensor before cat bank 2), 227 (O2 sensor control deviation too large bank 1), 228 (O2 sensor control deviation too large bank 2)
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1G4HP52K2V
Vehicle runs out of gas at 1/4 tank,put in 2 gallons of gas and reads over 1/2 tank. replace sending unit and still reads over 1/2 tank. Both sending units are AC DELCO parts. When we move the arm out of the gas tank we can get it to rear empty and full. Anyon...
2002 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Starting VIN: 1G4HR54K72
keep gettin a b3055 key not present. did the key relearn a bunch of times, same code got master key from the cust. and still same thing. wondering if im just not doing something right. I asked the cust if he might have tried to jump start the car and crossed t...
1988 Chevrolet Celebrity 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G1AW81W8J
customer complained of stalling at stop lights. I scaned vehicle found no codes and a lot of strange readings on test data replaced ECM started engine scaned it got no responce tured off then on engine not running scaned and got o2 codes replaced o2 scaned aga... Trouble codes: 13 (o2 fail), 61 (o2 fault)
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16R3W
I am at a loss with this suburban. The check engine light keeps coming on with a code P0442, small evap syst leak. I have leak tested the system 3 different times using a tech 2 to seal the system and a motorvac evap system tester to pressurize the system with... Trouble codes: P0442
2001 Chevrolet C3500HD 8.1L fuel gauge VIN: 1GBJC34G11
How does this system work? Our shop key info on this system goes right around the 2001 model year!!!My info shows a module on the frame rail,this vehicle has an ABS pump right where the module is suposed to be.does anyone know if the 2001 model year has a diff...
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 5.3L shift cable VIN: 3GNEC16T41
The shift cable wadded up inside the housing on this one. The first cable the dealer sent me would not even slide together in the adjustment section. This is a two peice cable with the adjuster in the middle. I called the dealer back with the numbers of the ca...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L Excessive Emissions, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13Z42
Hello everyone, this Tahoe will intermitantly run rough and very rich at times and also stall, it does it mostly at idle but will stall while driving also. The MAF sensor code repeatedly come back after it does this. I tested the maf it it tested OK all power,... Trouble codes: P0101 (maf sensor performance)
2003 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1NE52J13
This vehicle is a no start with no injector pulse. The security light was on when it cam in and we replaced the ignition switch and lock cylinder. After relearn, now the security light is out but we still don't have injector pulse and we still have a code U100... Trouble codes: U1000
1995 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 4C3AU52N7S
so the car comes in for no start but it almost always starts for me. i teseted the crank/com sensors before replacing, and after the crank sensor it got better but problem still occurs very intermittently. i changed the distributor and the crank sensor.still f...
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Stall VIN: 2C3HE66GXX
I need some help with a couple very intermittent problems that we haven't been able to find solutions to. First, if this car is driven over 73 mph for more than an hour, it dies and won't restart for 30-60 minutes. Under 73 mph, there is never a problem. Fuel ...
1997 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L RPM Drop VIN: 3B7KF23ZXV
Hello Techs, Between this and a subaru I have had troubles with I am out of ideas. This pick up started haveing this issue, When you pull up to a stop sign and stop the RPM drops to 300-400 for about 1-2 secs. and then returns to a normal idle. At first when... Trouble codes: 1398 (NO CKP Sensor Learn or Ignition Failure)
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP54L3W
Hi iATN readers. I have a problem with a 98 Dodge Grand Caravan. it has the 3.8 L engine. It went to one garage for some derivability issues. This garage put in a new timing chain, spark plugs, spark plug wires, Coil Pack, Timing gear, H2O pump, Idler tensione... Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermiten signal loss of crank sensor)
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L mil VIN: 1B7GL22NX1
Ok tranny gurus, I'd like your opinion on test results. Truck came in with MIL on, code P0755, limp in mode. I followed the troubleshooting procedure in the SnapOn scanner for the code. The result was suggested TCM replacement. Dealer quoted me a list price of...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Steering VIN: 3B7KF23651
Hi all you techs - have a 01 dodge r2500 with poor steering. You have to be constantly steering it because if you look over to the side you may cross the center line. Doesn't return to center and just wears you out driving it. Actually, this is the 3rd similia...
2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L no drl or high beams VIN: 2C3HH46V52
Have this 02 intrepid with no daytime running lights and no high beams. It is a former police car so I suspect this has something to do with the problem. I've replaced the DRL module and replaced both headlamps. The indicator on the dash comes on to show the h...
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L front drive axle VIN: 1FTFX28LXV
front drive axle does not engage unless you come to a stop and shift into netural.has 17-18 inches of vac. at vac shift motor. sol. do shift,vac motor holds vac and transfercase doe engage
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L electronic steering; electric windows; seat belt l VIN: 1FALP5228V
Dear Techs: This poor Taurus is having electrical system struggles. The problem is intermittent, but will happen on a short test drive and sometimes in the bay. The most noticable things are the steering wheel jerks (has electronicly variable assist)and the se...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1FTYR10CXX
engine has a small knocking noise sounds like one rocker or lifter problem, when cold, noise goes away when warmed up, i pulled valve cover and none of the lifters are spongy feeling none of the followers are broke, found in the fix data base about a updated t...
1999 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU35P4X
hi guys and gals.i have a good one here.this truck came from another shop with same code they replaced sensor with new ford one.cost.brought to them they said it must be wiring problem cost. did not like that answer so it is here now. i removed sensor to check... Trouble codes: P0340
2001 Ford Windstar 3.8L speedometetr VIN: JFMZA51431
Vehicle speedometer has 20 to 30 mph fluctuation above 35 mph. It has no trouble codes related to vehicle speed. Did have a code for evaporative system leak (small) but has not reset. Customer said that it did have a ABS light on at one time but it had been re...
1995 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1GTEC14Z9S
This truck displays everything on scanner to be good except o2 volts that goes from 4 mill volts to 463 back to 9 & then 820 & back to 4. All in a heart beat. As fast as the scanner can go.Replaced cheap o2 sens with delco. Have checked o2 sig circ for open or...
2000 GMC Yukon Denali 5.7L fuel gauge vibration VIN: 1GKEK13R8Y
Called the Tech Line and they said that the PCM PWM's the signal to the fuel gauge after receiving the information from the Sending Unit in the tank. They said that the PCM has an internal buffer that will "clean-up" the PWM signal to the fuel gauge. According...
2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond Edition 4.3L alarm system VIN: 1GKDT13W6Y
Hello all, not quite sure where to begin. The only thing to tell you is every once in a while (maybe once every two weeks) when parked, after several hours, usually engine cold, the factory alarm will sound, (horn)and lights flash. The last time was after a he...
1996 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start VIN: 1HGEJ8147T
hello again . i have this civic here that has no spark , no ijector pulse and no com with scan tool (tryed 2 otc gen and otc enhan ) my prob is that im trying to find the pcm-fi relay but have been unable to locate it we are mostly a domestic repair shop so i ...
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1865Y
hi every body i need some help on a honda oddessy mini van with a 3.5 v-6. i can't keep the mil light off. if you take it out an hold 3/4 to full throttle till you get to 60 mph. it sets the mil on w/code po132 ho2s-1 voltage high the customer replaced both ho... Trouble codes: P0123
2001 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Mechanical VIN: 2HKRL18661
Hi guys, this one came in with the customers transmission shuddering cold. Long story short, I found the drivers output seal leaking due to bad diff. I was told by the local Honda Guru. He said that Honda had a bulletin extending the warranty to 100K miles. I ...
2003 Honda Accord LX 3.0L Hesitation, Surge, Misfire VIN: 1HGCM55403
Seems like a missfire while accel and if hard load it seems to drop its power curve at about 4000 rpm. No dtc stored . Please help
2004 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L ABS & Traction Control VIN: 5FNRL18044
I've exhausted all my resources on this one. This vehicle was recently in other collision shop for repairs resulting from impact to front nose and brought to us by customer. Structurally the RF inner fender apron, rad. support and subframe were replaced upon v...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58W14
Hello everyone there are other codes 101 Maf ckt range/ performance and 300 Random/ mulitple misfire detected. One of the 1st thing i did was clear the codes to see if any would return but the only one that came back us the 463. We have spark on all the coils ... Trouble codes: 463 (Fuel level sensor ckt high input), 171 (fuel system too lean bank 1), 172 (too rich bank 1), 174 (too lean bank 2), 175 (too rich bank 2), 1312 (Ion sensing module sec line 2 ckt)
1994 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Electronic VIN: SAJHXQ747R
Hey Guys. I have a ball buster & I hope one of you Jag Wizards can help. Car came in in limp home mode, trans failure light on solid, does not reset when ignition is turned off. I have replaced the TPS & rechecked adjustment. Relays are upgraded to black or...
1995 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJHX1746S
Hi Guys...got this Jaguar here that won't start. Have plenty of fuel at the rail and plenty of spark but the injectors won't open. We have power getting to the injectors (12volts with key on at black and light green wire at the other wire when cranking voltage...
1991 Jeep Wrangler S 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 2J4FY19P7M
This jeep yj had a 4 cyl and was replaced with a 6 cylinder ... this thing runs awesome once off idle (can't keep the tires from spinning) ... but on tip in has a hesitation. for about 1 second it falls and then bang gobs of power ... other than that all sys...
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4GW485S5
Hello Techs, This Jeep came in on the Hook , last week...No Start..actually ...will start and run, briefly, but dash gages did not work...suspect that "theft" had it. We installed a new (dealer)electrical ignition switch...It started Immediatly...Turned vehic...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Transmission VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
This Vehicle came into us from another shop with the check trans light on. We scanned the vehicle it had Three codes p.o. 731, p.o 733 and p.o. 567. We know that a common problem with these is that the 4-3 pre-stroke valve spring is broke so we removed the val...
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320 3.2L Passenger Door Unlock VIN: WDBRF64J51
Hi All, I need a little bit of help. I just bought this '01 C320 Mercedes and the Passenger front door will not unlock with either remotes or with the center console lock/unlock switch.All other doors work as they should. The terms of sale from the dealer was...
1997 Mercury Mystique GS 2.5L 1-2 3-4 shifts VIN: 1MELM65L4V
This car came back because it is veerry soft in second and 4th is about half. 1st and 3rd are solid and so is the TC lockup. I pulled the 2-4 servo and found no problems. I am going into the valvebody next. Any experts on these POS's out there? I have heard th...
1991 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JN1CZ24A9M
thanks in advance for any help you can give, i have spent way too much time on this job. problem: at wide open throttle and almost wot vehicle cuts out and blows lots of black smoke, if you back off throttle just a little runs great.runs great under normal dri... Trouble codes: 34 (detonation sensor or circut)
1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass Vista Cruiser 4.3L Alternator Light VIN: 3R47F82453
I remember GM had a fix for the alternator light being on dim all the time but due to getting old I do not remember what the fix was for it. Seems like it had to do with changing the lens over the alt light to a darker one.
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1G2WP52KX1
This vehicle came to my shop complaining of loss of power if accelerating. I checked fuel pressure and flow ok. I hooked up scanner no codes present. I test drove the car if you accelerate lightly it runs good. If you accellerate above 2000 rpm it starts pingi...
2000 Saturn LW2 3.0L Lean code VIN: 1G8JW82R2Y
This car was purchased about 3 months ago, but the condition has only been happening for the last month or so. I have confirmed fuel pressure in spec, checked EGR passages and response to commanded inputs from scan tool. The evap has a noticeable impact on idl... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean condition Bank 1), P0174 (Lean condition Bank 2)
1999 Subaru Forester 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1SF6359Y
Well guys this is my first post in over 6 years, hope you all can help. I have this subaru forester that we put a clutch in, and now the MIL is on with an intake air temp code. Problem is this car seems not to have an IAT sensor, most have it mounted on the fr... Trouble codes: P0111, P0112
1999 Suzuki Esteem GL 1.8L Crankshaft key VIN: JS2GB41S6X
Cranksaft key is worn out at 45,000 miles. When timing jumped it bent the valves. Is this normal(for the key to wear out)? Is there a secondary cause of this? Is there a modification or recall for this? I am posting this for my boss. Any other advise would be ...
1994 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 4TARN01P4R
Hello everyone, I have this pick up that likes to over heat when going up hills. It seems to drive fine on flat ground and while idling. When you head up a hill it will get hot and boil over, or when you hold the rpm's up about 2500. I have changed the thermos...
1994 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L No Start
Help i work at a gm dealership and right now i have a 1994 toyota camry that will not start i am suspecting a coil or igniter. vehicle has no spark . tried to spray carb clean in intake and no change. checked for codes found none. i have power to coil. and whe...
2003 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTDDR32T63
Catalytic converter assembly was replaced due to code PO420.The vehicle was brought to us with the mil on again. The same code is present. The customer was unable to provide any info as to how the cat was tested and condemned. There is approximately 900 miles ... Trouble codes: P0420
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Body/drive line VIN: WVWPD63B5X
When you accelerate you can feel vib. in steering wheel center console and body of the car. We replaced axles first for the boot problem no vib. They brought car back for control arms to much play Now after control arms customer has this vib. On accel you c...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, 15 mph max VIN: 3VWDD21C84
Hello Friends, I have a customer with a 2000 VW Beetle that has an intermittent problem, it seems that the customer's daughter has complained that the car sometimes can't go over 15 mph. The car ran OK for me but I can only say that although the car is no po... Trouble codes: P0455 (Evap large leak), P1171 (Angle sensor 2 throttle motor G188 not a plausible signal intermittent), P1557 (Angle sensor throttle motor G187 not a plausible signal), P1557 (Angle sensor throttle motor G187 not a plausible signal)
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L Engine VIN: WVWWWH63B1
Greeting, This Passat has an oil consumption issue. It will use about a quart every thousand miles. The oil warning will come on before the next oil service. This engine is clean with no signs of oil leaking from gaskets, seals or sensors- its dry. The plugs l...
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L speed sensor VIN: YVILZ56D3X
got one for all you volvo gurus. Another tech is working on this car.vehicle came in for mil on. checked codes and it drove like it was in limp mode and the speedo drops out when they check engine light comes on. Cleared the codes and the problem goes away unt...
2003 Volvo S60 AWD 2.5L Starter relay control VIN: YV1RH59H83
Hello Volvo Techs! This S60 came in as a no start / no crank. Battery checked fine so I pulled a wiring diagram an found that I was not getting a ground control to the starter relay from the CEM. I checked the ignition switch output to the cem and to the start...

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1992 Chevrolet S10 2.5L Hydraulic VIN: 1GCCS1A1N8
I removed the entire assembly and bleed it with the slave at the lowest point. This did not help. I then removed the slave and held it with the bleeder end up and pushed the rod in about 20 times to back bleed it. This helped but still was not good enough.Then...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W6W
oh GM!!, we end up decided to replace another fuel pump from dealer, the 3rd one end up fix this vehicle. It's hard to believe but this is just the truth. THanks again for all your replies and advices.
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19T2X
Thanks for your replies.Replaced the intake gasket and after a long test drive the symptom slowly went away. I beleive it was a combination of dirty injectors and intake leak. I wonder how much damage the converter receives with this type of misfire that you c... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple misfire).
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L starting VIN: 1GNEC13R6X
we are calling this item fixed...although the jury is still out...we replaced both switch and lock cylinder due to the majority of opinion(9 replies)...most all stated to replace switch...it has been a week since customer left and no failures since...we are pu...
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L No Start VIN: 2G1WW12E9Y
Hi All, This one is now fixed. I replaced the lock cylinder. After I installed the lock cylinder the vehicle would not crank. I went through the programming that some of you guys suggested. (Turn the key to the start position and then leave it in the run posit...
2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L braking system VIN: R621111473
Hi everybody, we fix the pulling problem by replacing the 2 front caliper!!!, they were changed last year / 80000 km ago for routine brake repair. I dont have the time to open them to see whats going on but... its fixed. Thank you again for all the good repl...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L blower motor VIN: 1C3EL56U81
thanks for the help guys. i found a voltage drop on the ground circuit for hi speed. the black and tan wire had burnt terminal pins at connector c200, which is located under the dash about 6 inches in front of the dlc. i'm still not sure why the wiring diagram...
1990 Dodge W250 5.9L Brake light VIN: 1B7HM16ZLS
There were lots of suggestions on this one and we tried several. The one that worked for us was to turn the ignition switch on (so the red brake warning light is on) and bleed the front brakes very gently. As soon as we started bleeding the front passenger sid...
1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1B7GG23X9N
This vehicle has left starting and running normally. Basically it came down to me using the wrong distributor synchronization procedure. Initially, I just used the mark on the pickup inside the distributor to line up TDC. Alldata has a more precise procedure. ...
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L Battery Light VIN: 1FDKE30M2P
This Vehicle uses a relay to control the batt light. When it charges the stator wire opens the normaly closed relay which ungrounds the light. the relay is between the right battery and the radiator. All the replies were right on. My relay is toast. Thank you ...
1998 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5141W
Thanks to all who replied, Just a quick update, the upper and lower gaskets were replaced, the MAF was cleaned and the fuel filter replaced, Isolator bolts were also replaced, we did use the smoke machine on the intake, smoke leakage was minimal, but any kind ... Trouble codes: P0171 (p0174-), P0174.
2001 Ford Mustang 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP44481
Thank you all so much for the help. It seems the most popular suggestion is ignition coils. I agree, and I've been waiting for the car to come back so we can try it, and then wait another 2,000 miles for confirmation that it worked. I have seen coils cause sim... Trouble codes: P0301 (Misfire cyl. 1).
2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 7.3L High Volumn Oil Pump VIN: 1FDXE45F22
After replacing the oil pickup tube, new o-ring and oil pump o-ring, we also replaced timing cover gasket. then bled oil and fuel system vehicle started and ran well but had no power we noticed that the turbo was blowing air out of it instead of sucking air in...
2001 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L Stall VIN: 1FMZU63P11
The fix was having the dealer do a PCM reprogram. The car has been driven for about 100 miles after repair without stalling. Thanks to all who replied but after checking the cam and crank sensors and the other items recomended I deceided to have the PCM flashe...
2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS 4.0L fuel gauge VIN: 1FMYU60E33
Thanks for replies. I believe it's the fuel pump module assembly. Customer decided to wait.
2000 GMC Savana 2500 5.7L high idle
The replies I received hinted at a computer connection or wire problem. I rechecked the wires at the IAC motor and found a broken wire inside the insulator causing my intermittent problem. Fixed the wire, cured the problem. Thanks for your help. Trouble codes: P0507, P1509.
2005 Honda CR-V SE 2.4L compressor and a.c .fan VIN: JHLRD78915
thanks to all the response on this new of a vechical.I have no repair info at this time, the customer will take it to the dealer ship for waranty. he will let us know what was the problem and I will send you the results. I need to close this out now before it ...
2001 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L a/c system VIN: SAJDA01N61
To diagnose this code you need to ohm the sensor if readings are over 60000 ohms replace evap temp sensor. In this case it did read high. Replaced evap temp sensor and is all ok now. Thanks to all especially Stanley. Love the iATN network. Such a wonderful too...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58S5V
i found a bad upstream oxygen sensor only sometimes bad, i guess the engine wasnt not up speed and caused the transmission problem, maybe one of you guys could explain it to me? Trouble codes: P0753 (trans 3-4 solenoid), P0463 (fuel sender volts high).
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Idle Quality VIN: 1J4GW58S3X
Jeep returned today and all mounts were rechecked, pried and pulled upon with no change. Yes the complaint was the same in reverse. Problem turned out to be an exhaust hanger that was added to support the muffler(another story). It was too stiff and was causin...
2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GL48KX5
Hello: Thanks to the people who replyed.I retro fit the EELD machine to .010 small leak ,i found the charcoal canister leaking. Trouble codes: P0456.
1994 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L No Start VIN: 1YVGE22C6R
Another dist. is going to be the fix here. I took the ignitor trigger (yellow/ red) out of the plug at the dist. and then I was able to see the signal from the ecm to fire the coil. If I plugged it back in to the dist. the ignitor killed it. I got a used one a...
1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L aux fan VIN: WDBGA70E2R
soory for the late replay, but we wanted to make sure the system works reliable. Okay, we think car had to problems: 1.) Fault code 98 + 99, which always returned with the old control unit. We ordered a rebuild control unit (pushbutton unit) from Programma ins...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E430 4.3L no crank VIN: WDBJH70W4W
Considering the hints I received I thought problem was a bad EIS module. Because I donīt have scanner software to deal with this system car was sent to local dealer. Client told me problem was a aftermarket immobilizer system installed before he bought the...
1996 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L radiator fans VIN: 1G3GR62C1T
There was a small crack in the radiator tank.Replaced tank seems to be ok.Thank you all.Also replaced cap.
2000 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L transfer case VIN: T2Y1158522
well this one is down the road,this transfer case was a sigle speed that is automatic 4wd.after reading replies and talking to local dealer we changes the fluid with gm #[...] fluid.dealer said it might take changing 2 times to clear up but after 25-30 mile...
1971 Other European SILVERSHADOW 412CID Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy
thanks to every one who gave me good tips.david tip directed me to the problem.this is a su hif7 carb (dual carb).by removing the suction chamber and pulling out the piston i notice that the jet needle retainer was loose which was causing the jet needle to not...
1998 Pontiac Firebird 5.7L a/c system VIN: 2G2FU22G9W
Thanks for all the replies. System had a blockage in the lower hose from the receiver dryer to the compressor. I think it was most likely collapsed internally. Funny that it wasn't freezing up though. It goes from the dryer on the passenger side all the way ov...
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: YS3EF48Z91
Thankyou everyone! I replaced the crank sensor, plugs and cassettes. After all this, I thought about the original pending code of P1397. This reminds me of all the BMW codes in the 1400's relating to cam sensors. It probably was just the crank sensor, but the ...
2004 Subaru Outback H6 35th Anniversary Edition 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Erratic VIN: 4S3BH81594
Thanks for everyone who helped us out with this one. We seemed to confirm that the problem is in the wire connections for the TPS. We used stabilant on the connectors and fixed it temporarily. The problem did return, we used more stabilant and fixed it again. ... Trouble codes: P0122 (Throttle Position Sensor circuit low).
1992 Toyota Celica GTS 2.2L compressor VIN: JT2ST85N2N
Thanks for all of the suggestions...it turns out a reman compressor complete w/ clutch and rpm sensor was what it took to fix this car. Apparently the clutch was slipping ever so slightly during the lower blower speeds and the sensor saw it thus starting the l...
1997 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L p/w, p/l , speedometer, reverse lights VIN: 4T1BG22KOV
I think we have fixed it. After following all other leads we put a used instrument cluster in and let it go. It has been several weeks now and to this date it is working great. Thanx for all the replies
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L ign.switch VIN: 4T1BG22K6X
i had some replys that this is normal, so i tryed two other camrys, they both did the same thing, so looks like its a normal thing, thanks anyway
1994 Volvo 940 T 2.3L low beams VIN: YV1JW870XR
Got it! An aftermarket radio was installed on this vehicle. There are 2 yellow and 2 white wires on the radio harness when it leaves the factory. These need to stay joined together to activate the headlight relay. When the harness was cut, only the white wires...
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