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2001 Audi TT 1.8L cooling fans VIN: TRUTX25N81
this was bought to the shop yesturday for the a/c not working, i test drove the car and like they said it was not working, i pulled into the shop and was getting ready to hook up the a/c machine to the car and noticed steam coming from the hood, it had overhea...
1971 BMW 2002 121.3CID timing chain
customer rebuilt engine and it has run this way since (not many miles). Engine runs poorly (misses). pops through intake under acceleration. This vehicle has individual carb throats per intake runner so vacuum was checked on the two runners with ports in them ...
1993 BMW 318i 1.8L Power Windows, Sunroof VIN: WBACA6313P
Hey BMW Techs! I need your help guys. got a 318i with power windows and sunroof not working. Sunroof fuse is not getting power from the comfort relay. Relay itself is getting power and ground but does not energize. I tried energizing it manually but doesnt act...
1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G4HR5214R
HEY PEOPLE! This one is a good one. This car acts like cat is plugged intermittantly, but its not. When you drive to 45 MPH and let off throttle then try and ease back in to the gas it feels like it dropps 3 cyls, and wont accellerate. You floor the pedal and ... Trouble codes: 604 (quad driver failure)
1996 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR52KXT
Vehicle came in for Ac Service. Got that done and test drove vehicle, it started missfiring and hesitating very badly. Almost feels like a bad MAF sensor- The MAF checked good, but I tried a new one anyway. It did not do a thing. Also the reading on my slios f... Trouble codes: P0300
1991 Cadillac other 4.9L No communication
This is a 1987 Pontiac Fiero GT with a 1991 Cadillac 4.9 motor and ECM. This is a professional installation, and the customer has had the car for about a year with no problems. Customer brought vehicle in for intermittent "hunting for idle" when coming to a st...
1977 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L turn signals VIN: 1Z37L75445
Hello everyone and thanks in advance for the help. I have a 1977 Chevy Corvette in the shop (real work of art) and the turn signals are not flashing. I have no wiring diagram, as Mitchel does not offer that far back. I have found the flasher after tearing the ...
1984 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1AY0784E
Hello Gentlemen But I get this corvette in from customer and it has a code 42 ESC , Customer has already replaced the igniton module Cap Rotor plugs and wires and Fuel Injectors with parts from the dealership. I ran all the test for this code 42 and it tells m... Trouble codes: 42 (esc)
1991 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1GNDT13Z3M
hey fellows 1991 chevy blazer s-10 4x4. hard to start. hold accelrator padle to floor to start. do not idle. if force to run hesitate. no power and back fire. new spark plugs, wire,cap and rotor. replaced used distributor. new idle air control motor.chek fuel ... Trouble codes: 24 (vehicle spped sensor), 13 (o2 sensor), 33 (map sensor)
1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Detonation VIN: 2GCEC19R5V
GM Gurus: This truck has a moderate spark knock while cruising at 60 mph and slightly accelerating. The Scan Tool shows 4* Knock Retard and Knock is stil audible. All other parameters OK. Ignition System New Dist., Cap, Rotor, Wires, Plugs. Suspecting Carbon ...
1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GTEC19M2V
Hi all, Got this truck on the hook. Came in no start. Found fuel system has no pressure. Fuel pump circuit not working. Found out fuel pump has wiring harness shorted near fuel fitler area. Got the fuel pump working now, but truck would not start with a stead...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L overheats VIN: 1G1JC1243X
Simple question, followed by the explaination. Will reflashing the PCM reset the temp at which the PCM commands cooling fan operation? This is my car. I bought it with a bad head gasket 2 years ago, did it up right pressure tested, valve job new bolts, every...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L power assist VIN: 1GCEK19T7Y
My accountant brought me his 2000 chevy pick-up.The problem is that it has very low power assist at idle.No codes.If you just bump the idle slightly it starts to come back to life.I am 90% sure this is just a weak power steering pump,but I havent seen this pro...
2002 Chevrolet Astro LS 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEL19X62
Vehicle came in for a good crank, no start,Tried several times over two days and had no problems.Today I noticed the Mil lamp doesnt light when you turn the key to on.I can command it on with the scan tool,any ideas why the light doesnt come on? and does it ha...
2003 Chevrolet W3500 Tiltmaster W3S042 4.8L fuse's VIN: J8BB4B1443
help have this chevy w3500 box truck. the boby is bulit by isuzu. the problem i have is there four fuse in the fuse box behind the golve box that has no power on either side. we have mitchell,identifix, can't seem to find any wiring diagrams. can't find anythi...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCHC24U53
This thing is driving me crazy. This truck will run good until it gets hot and this is starts cutting out and finnally dies and does no restart until cold. It has injector pulse but will not fire the coils. It has power to the coils but no ground from the comp...
1997 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, dies at idle in gear VIN: 2C3HC56F8V
Hello everyone. After Jasper engine was installed, we test drove and found that the engine would die when you would sit at a stop for about 10 seconds. This not present before the engine was installed. It would die just like the key was shut off. It would die ...
1997 Dodge Caravan ES 3.3L Stall VIN: 1B4GP55R3V
two or three times a week this vehicle will stall. Usually after engine running at least twenty minutes. Never stalls when any test equipment hooked up. On the road it stalled when coasting to stop at a red light. Engine starts right away in nuetral. Engine mi... Trouble codes: P0106
1997 Dodge Avenger 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4B3AU42Y9V
This car Does not start unless you spray starting fluid into throttle body.Idles poorly for a few seconds and dies.Idles longer if accelerator is depressed.Ocationally it pops throught the throttle body and causes flames, while trying to start with depressed a...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L no accel VIN: 1B7KF2360W
this dodge r2500 w/5.9 diesel will not accelerate past 1500 rpms and has a code p1689, which is no communication between pcm and icm. i have no info on this code in my shopkey system (mitchell) and limited info in my modis. i checked for power and ground at in... Trouble codes: P1689 (no comm. between pcm and injector pump module)
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start, No PCM comm VIN: 1B7HC13Y11
Cust was cruising on hwy when engine stopped. Cust stated it shut down as if ign was switched off. Cranks but no start. Found no communication with scan tool (Snap-On) either in Chrysler specific or generic OBDII modes (scan tool will comm with ABS and SRS). P...
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW36F0V
Customer states that vehicle ran normally when he parked it on Friday. Called Monday morning after no start. Cranks great. He says he had a chip (DLC loaded program) in the PCM. He says he unloaded the chip and put it back to Ford OE program. We pulled codes l... Trouble codes: P1283 (IPR Circuit failure-KOEO), P0603 (KAM error-Continuous cleared), P0344 (Intermittent cam sensor-Continuous cleared), P0236 (MAP Turbo Boost-Continuous cleared)
2000 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZR15V7Y
this truck came in after it stalled while driving. the customer said it lost power and stalled. the only way we could keep it running was to hold the gas to the floor, but it kept stalling on the way into the shop. the check engine light was on. we scanned it ...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: 1FAFP33P0Y
Hi guys and thanks for any info in advance. This is an uncles car that I am getting stuck with here. I am trying to figure out if I am going to be putting a trans in this or if there is something stupid here. When going down the road, right at the 2-3 shift, t...
2000 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L odometer VIN: 1FMPU18L7Y
Just wondering if anyone has come across any problems with the digital odometer. This one flickers on and off at random, It does not seem to be affected by road conditions or temperature at all. There are no computer codes in the GEM or powertrain. Any help wo...
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start, Stall, Misfire VIN: 3FTSW31F61
Hi group I know it sounds silly I went through all my books, and called also the dealer, where supposedly the IDM modul should be it is not. And how I get rid of the code P1219 the best way? And how to clear this code. I have the red brick, and with the clear... Trouble codes: P1219
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W53
this car have retuneless fuel system . pull out code is p1233 FUEL RAIL PRS (V) 4.11, FRP(PSI) 9 . this reading off my snap on scanner. car run and drive no problem, any help thanks in advance Trouble codes: P1233
2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SLE 6.6L No Start VIN: 1GTHK23143
Hi GM Techs i been working on this sierra with a problem restarting after a hot soak, it runs fine lots of power. I have a tech 2 and i am able to command max pressure i believe was 160 mpa, idle is 34 mpa fuel reg. flow is 2600mm3 at idle. When it doesn't sta... Trouble codes: P1093 (fuel pressure sensor)
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2DM58W94
Vehicle cuts out and surges under light throttle,happens hot or cold speed under 40 mph. Check engine light was not on,but code P1125 was in memory. Usuing Snap-On modis shows only throttle percent not each APS sensor individually. Should I scope each sensor i... Trouble codes: P1125 (ETC Limit Performance Mode)
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L engine VIN: SALJY1242W
THIS CAR IS CURSED! It will sit at idle w/AC on and never overheat. Drive it at 60mph and the temp will climb and coolant will boil within a half mile. Shut off the AC or turn on the heater and it will return to normal. Removing the t'stat had no effect. THere...
2002 Land Rover Freelander SE 2.5L transfer case VIN: SALNY22282
ROVER TECHS!! we have a broken transfer case on a freelander that we have just replaced a flexplate on.the flex plate was making a rod knock type of noise. the new flex plate took care of the knock, but the customer only drove a few miles only to have the tra...
2000 Lexus ES300 3.0L reverse VIN: JT8BF2861Y
new customer has 00 lexus, states intermittently losing reverse. scan trans for codes, had code po755, shift solenoid code. inspected wiring, no shorts or opens, cleared code, have road tested 3 times, cannot get failure. any ideas welcome. customer was on lon...
1991 Mazda B2600 2.6L Stall VIN: JM2UF6142M
Hello i-atn, Mazda truck has a start and stall, no idle concern due to a lean condition. Has a Mazda reman. computer installed. Power and grounds at ECM test ok. Fuel pressure is good, volume is good. Pin voltages are ok except for MAF sensor. KOEO voltage is...
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L frontal area VIN: WDBRN40J33
I am going to need at least the front bumper cover, front right fender, right headlight assembly (halogen), and may be the hood because of a fender bender on my 2003 C Coupe. I like the look of the clear lens design on the headlights on the 2005 & up model. I ...
1998 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55UXW
car was brought to me with check engine light on,verified it was p1413 they had replaced the air pump and soleniod then cleared codes light comes right back on.my problem is i can not find a wiring diagram for the solid state module that alldata tells me to ch... Trouble codes: P1413
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S01
hi group, i have posted on this car before and didnt get any useful info. the car left and is now back. runs rich, ltft bank 1 -22%, ltft bank 2 -11% and misses on cyl 1 intermittantly. my main question at this point is, is 65 psi of fuel pressure too much? i ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0301
1996 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Failed Smog Check VIN: JN1AS44D6T
Hi group, I realy need your help on a 1996 Nissan 240sx that failed for obd2 readiness status incomplete. On the obd2 diagnostic I found three NOT READY.1=Catalyst not ready, 2=Oxygen Sensor not ready, 3=EGR System not ready. With more than 2 not ready the car...
2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L MIL Lamp on, PO340 VIN: JN1AZ34D93
this car idle's and rev's fine to 2800 rpm then cut's on/off like fuel cut,set's cam sensor code po340. after several tries will set ivt codes also. i have scoped both cam sensors, crank sensor, ivt solenoid control circuit all at ecm connector. all patterns l... Trouble codes: P0340, P0011, P0021 (ivt control solenoid)
1990 Oldsmobile Delta 88 Royale 3.8L speedometer VIN: 1G3HY54C31
Hello all, Back from vacation;rarin' to go and I get this old timer! Customer complains of a clicking noise from the dash when driving;at first I thought it might be from the heater controls but it does not click when the car is not moving. I feel pretty sur...
1947 Pontiac 4 door sedan 350CID clock
This 47 Pontiac brought to our shop after owner became disillusioned with previous shop. he asked us to do some minor repairs, one being could we fix the clock. It has had the wires cut to it, it is the original 6 volt clock. Jaeger was the original manufactur...
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Speedo VIN: 1GZWP52KX1
Customers concern was speedo inop... Simple... NOT. 1st I scanned the car no faults 2nd road tested with scanner MPH reads on scanner, Bad connection... NOT!!! Bad Cluster... NOT!!! Before replacing cluster with a GM reman I checked powers and grounds OK. Mitc...
1980 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 91A0141293
customer states car was running fine on freeway. when he exited & decelerated engine started smoking out exhaust badly. still runs good but fogs blue smoke always except when center left cylinder is disabled. is there anything in the pcv system that could caus...
1994 Saturn SL 1.9L oil loss VIN: 1G8ZF5594R
hi,question for the saturn people out there, i have a 1.9 sohc, burns oil on start up clears itself out after 15 min of driving. originally timing chain broke,removed clyinder head had complete head reworked (valves,guides,seals ect.) pcv valve unplugged from ...
1996 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L Steering VIN: 4S3BK4357T
Upon acceleration the steering wheel will go into the direction that you lead it (Slight turn left) will cause STRONG turn left and same for right. Going slow and accelerating(5mph) with no hands on the wheel the wheel will spin to lock (either way). When you ...
1987 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.2L oil pressure VIN: JT3FJ60G9H
Hello, all- This should have been an easy diagnosis, but it is not working out that way. Original complaint was that the oil pressure gauge was running higher than usual. Verified complaint w/ our own mechanical gauge installed in the sending unit opening loca...
1990 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Unknown VIN: JT4RN01P3L
Hello everone. Have a customer with this Toyota pickup. He claims that it will race the engine very high and then with the ac on start a up and down eratic idle at a stop. Dont know enough about these toyotas to now where to start.I would like some ideas of wh...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L No Start, extended cranking VIN: 4TAVC52N0T
Hello all. I have a toyota here that intermittantly will have an extended cranking situation after a hot soak. Runs great when it's running. Everything we have checked looks good after the above repairs. We weren't really sure of fixing the condition with the...
1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3GN86R7X
This was sold as a used car from us it has returned multiple times now with a p0171 code stored in it the first time it came in the o2 seemed to be slow so we replaced it and performed a tune up plugs, wires ,fuel filter, air fiter. The veh returned again same... Trouble codes: P0171
1986 Volkswagen Scirocco 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: WVWCA0538G
Well, I've gotten myself into another one. This scirocco was just bought by my customer not running. After "helping" him as much as I could, he was able to get it running enough to say it ran. Came to me starting rough and idling poorly, not wanting to run for...
1996 Volkswagen Passat TDI 1.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WVWHG83A5T
Calling on VW techs. Got this 96 passat tdi in my shop. Customer complained of more than normal black smoke when car is driven hard. Does not smoke when driven gently. He says fuel economy has gone down too. Does about 30 mpg now. Check Engine light is always ... Trouble codes: P0605 (Internal Control Module ROM test error)
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 3VWBB61C7W
This car idles fine but will not accalerate unless you feather the throttle. IF you stomp on the throttle it leans out badly and missfires. weve checked tps maf coolant temp intake air temp O2's and checked for plugged exhaust. You can get it to run fine if yo... Trouble codes: P1128
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWRF81H4W
I Have this tdi that came in for mil light on pulled code 00560.Inspect egr found it plugeg shut.I removed manifold and egr cooler cleaned compledly. reset code . Light returned in a few miles reinspect egr it opens when vac is applied and holds. All vac lines... Trouble codes: 00560 (egr difference)
1983 Volvo 245 GL 2.4L alternator VIN: YV1AX757D1
Replaced wire from battery and added ground wire on alternator. still no change. I had the alternator bench tested by 2 diffrent places and they say the alternator is good and putting out 13-14 volts even with a 500 amp load on the alternator. This alternator ...
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: D9X2627203
Vehicle came in on wrecker with poor idle and no acceleration. Talking with owner it has been to the dealer for Campaign 155 (Throttle Upgrade software) and to another shop that replaced fuel pump. What we have been able to determine is that the fuel system wi...

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1996 Acura RL 3.5L Stall VIN: JH4KA9650T
We replace the electric Idle air control valve and sent this one on its way. Thanks for the help. Tony
2003 Audi A6 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAULT64B83
I replaced the coolant temp sensor even though it already had the updated sensor in it. That cured the problem. I then took the old temp sensor and ohm checked it while I heated it up with a heat gun and found a dead spot. Thanks for all of the help. Trouble codes: P3088 (I get two differnt code descriptions one is for aux. emmisions and the other is for excessive warm up time.).
1996 BMW 318is 1.9L Starting VIN: WBABE324TE
Thanks to all that took the time to reply. It turned out to be the rear defrost relay. We replaced it and the customer has been happy ever after!!!
1999 BMW 540i 4.4L Dash lights and guages and A/C VIN: WBADN5342X
Did a couple of tests and found that the instrument cluster was bad. Replaced instrument cluster and problem was fixed.
1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L instrument cluster VIN: 2G4WB52K3X
3 of 4 responses have indicated to replace the instument cluster. We have replaced the defective cluster and all guages are working.
1982 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham 4.1L ecm VIN: 1G6AB6989C
thanks for all the replies! I replaced the oil sending unit plug and it started up and ran great!! I was under the car and I had dejavu moment. I fixed this problem before when I own a caddy, 15 years ago, along with everything else on the car. thanks again ...
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G3T5678LO
Thank to everyone I did replace the injectors and the problem is solved. Thanks again AL.
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2G1WF55E71
First of all thank you to everyone that took the time to respond to this post. After many grueling hours of switching plugs,wires injectors and even lifters from one side to the other (by the way tech 2 data showed misfires on #1,3,5 with 1 and 5 being the pre... Trouble codes: P0300.
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 2G1WF52E62
Thank you so much for the 16 responses. The vast majority aimed at the common intake failure. A couple were concerned about faulty trans coolers in the rads along with a possibility of head gasket failure. The oil was definitely engine oil and there were no he...
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L oil pressure sender VIN: 1GNEK13T63
Customer never returned...Replies varied from 'difficult, but not impossible' with the intake on to 'must remove intake' Those who did it with out removing anything used a combination of swivels and extensions and a little bit of contortionism.
2005 Chrysler Pacifica Touring 3.5L Power Steering Pump VIN: 2C4GM68465
Thanks for all the replies about repairing this noise.Like I stated in the post this is a Fleet vehicle and the driver said she does not really hear the noise & thats someone pointed it out to her.Believe me this noise is LOUD-especially upon start-up.We attem...
1991 Dodge Stealth 3.0L No Start, fuel hydro lock cyln VIN: JB3XD44S9M
thanks for the help the owner isnt sure if he wants to spend any more money on the car to replace the pcm thanks again for the help
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7HF16Z5S
This one has become somewhat of an embarrasment. I don't usually end up chasing my tail around, but this time I guess I did. Truth be told, it was actually the customer who provided the fix. As I mentioned in my original post, I had determined that the problem... Trouble codes: 11 (crank sensorno crank signal at pcm).
1997 Dodge B3500 5.9L No Start VIN: 2B5WB35Z8V
Found a broken pin in the connector, found by accident, however replacing the connector did fix this concern thanks to everyone for your replies, and all of your assitance. Once again thank you
1998 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Misfire VIN: 1B3EJ46X1W
thanks for all the help! against the customers will, i removed upper timing covers to find the exhaust cam off by 4 teeth. he insisted this could not be the problem because another shop had just recently replaced the timing belt. this was info that i could not...
2000 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy, HIGH IDLE VIN: 1B7GG22N3Y
Well most replies mentioned TPS so I ordered one. I found no glitches on original but there was an update. When I tapped on tps at idle it would pick up 25 rpm or so. I thought nothing of it but new one doesn't do that.It does still show injector driver codes ...
2002 Dodge Neon 2.0L Parasitic Draw VIN: 1B3E546C02
Hello everyone and thanks for the help on this one. I ignored the draw that would appear from the TCM circuit when i manipulated the battery cable on and off. This appears to not be an issue. I disconnected the radio, which was malfunctioning, and have had no ...
2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L shifting VIN: 1B3ES26C73
Ok the fix on this Neon was to replace the solenoid pack that sits on the front of the transmission by the dipstick tube. I am always leary about these transmissions. Once they go into the limp in mode, it could be for anything. I traced the code as much as my...
1991 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L No Start VIN: 1FAPP36X9M
Well gentlemen, this is one for the weird catagories...One of the replies indicated a possible ignition switch failure. Verified a low voltage reading at the coil during failure, went to the ign switch and found no problem with a tap or wiggle test. Then after...
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15N0T
We had just purchase a smoke machine the frist time useing it. Found that it had a vacuum leak at the egr valve, and also the tube that comes from the intake to the egr valve had a hole in it. THANKS for all the help. Trouble codes: 141 (02 heater curcit bank 1 sensor 2), 155 (02 heater curcit bank 2 sensor 1), 174 (system to lean bank 2).
2000 Ford Taurus SE 2-Valve 3.0L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP55UXY
Sorry it took so long to close. The car was at the dealership and they were trying to confirm that it was the pcm causing the code. We had verified this by watching the cam and crank signals. The pcm was covered under warranty so after 3 weeks of them trying t... Trouble codes: P0340.
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L No Start, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTNX21S31
i do appreciate everyones input on this matter.the customer has informed me that he removed the chip he installed in the pcm and now the truck is normal. i came up with a bad pcm but after lengthy discussions with him he never mentioned an aftermarket chip.onc...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTNF20F82
thanks to all who replied . after running the vehicle numerous times down the highway it got better .reflashed the pcm and retested . vehicle no longer acted up . so i would call this one finished . thanks you all .
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1J4FY29P9V
I have been unable to get this vehicle to act up. I have tried everything and it seems to run fine. If I find a problem I'll re-post it here. Thanks for the replies.
1992 Mercedes-Benz 300D 2.5 2.5L n VIN: WDBEB28D3N
This was not as hard as the technician was tryin to make it. somehow the lever to the pump got bent and was hitting the return spring. My son found it easily. OOPS!
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Oil Leak VIN: WDBEA32E6S
1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L Starting VIN: WDBKK47F3X
I had several responses indicating either the K40 relay or the ignition electrical switch were likely at fault based on similar experience. Several other responses indicated that the person did not bother to read the details of the problem and was probably res...
1998 Mercury Mountaineer 5.0L Misfire VIN: 4M2ZU55P0W
i am guilty, i made an easy problem hard. after soaking the wires #5 kv went off the charts. put a new set of wires and all is well
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Misfire VIN: 1MEFM55S41
Thanks for all the replies. The problem ended up being the coil. The problem started occuring more frequently whe the vehicle warmed up and ran for a while. Again, thanks everyone for your help. Trouble codes: P0305 (missfire 5 cylinder).
1977 Nissan b210 1.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: HLB2103177
this car it's running great ones corrected the vacuum hoses thanks to geoffrey that he was able to get the vac diagram now it's running good but this car have more issues. it's over heating & over charging. thank again for the help that i recived. miguel.pon...
1995 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52K8S
i just want to say thanks for all the help guys . I had my r@r guy replace the engine for me and he told me there was only one knock sensor , but there was really 2 and he had the wire pinched. after i looked for myself i found it so thanks again. RON Trouble codes: P0325.
1993 Plymouth Acclaim 3.0L no 1-2 shift VIN: 1P3BA7631K
Good Morning, I first would like to thank very much for the many members who offered assistance to me on this trans. problem. I fianally got back to this car to check for trans. and engine codes. Since the 12v supply to the trans. DLC was dead, I had to hook a...
1994 Plymouth Grand Voyager 3.0L No Start VIN: 1P4GH2436R
thank you for all your help. I found out that my noid light was burnd out after I scoped the injectors and had a good pattern, then found out the coil was weak. thanks for all the help
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L overheats VIN: 1G2WP52K5V
Well, I finally got to speak with customer regarding the responses I received. The majority (7) agreed that temp and cooling system are 'within normal range' and that it is probably a restriction in either radiator or A/C condensor. One suggested verifying act...
2002 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Blower Motor VIN: 3G7DA03EL2
Ihave not seen this aztec back thanks to everyone who replyed all this turned out to be was dirty connections at blower fuse in main fusebox when the blower would stop i lost all power just as if a blown fuse so i looked at the back of fuseblock and seen a mes...
1983 Porsche 944 2.5L radiator and fan VIN: WPOAA0946D
Porsche school was in session and I now can pass 944-101. I received several pertinent replies with great leads,and advice. The year/model was converted to a turbo and with the charge air ducting plumbed as it would be in a turbo kit, there is no room for a 's...
2000 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JS3TD62VXY
Customer has taken vehicle for now but is going to return and we will replace the vent valve based upon prior test and responses to the post. I recieved 6 replies to this post, some talked of charcoal canister and contamination in the lines from the canister... Trouble codes: P0440.
1993 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: JT5ST87K0P
I'd like to thank those that replied. The fix ended up being the ecm. I substituted a variable resistor into the coolant temp circuit. I was then actually able to get the car to run fairly well and actually get to check things while the car was running. I then...
1997 Toyota RAV4 2.0L rear diff VIN: JT3HP10V4V
thanks for the help with this rav 4,, i have talked to another shop that had the same problem, and they were unable to fix,they had replaced the rear diff assembly and was no help, i feel there has to be a solution for this problem, but unable to fix(#$@#&) i ...
2001 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L headlights VIN: JT2BF22K71
Sorry it took so long. We installed a second after market alt and the problem is fixed.
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