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2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Accessories VIN: TRUWT28N91
This car was serviced at another shop before it came to our facility. They had replaced the VSS (Vehicle Speed Sensor) as the Check Engine Light was on and a VSS code was present. The speedometer was also not working. We checked the vehicle and did find the V...
1994 BMW 740i 4.0L front suspension VIN: WBAGD4323R
hello,any BMW mechinics I have got a clunk noise in left front that is not very load. It loudest after you back up then pull forward and make a hard right hand turn. I checked out all suspension parts, steering parts for looseness when checking out front end a...
1995 BMW 525i 2.5L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WBAHD632XS
Was towed in. Turn the key, engine will initally fire. Engine will rev, briefly run smooth, then return to idle rough as heck, popping, backfiring thru intake. If you rev it up, if it catches.(most of the time depressing the throttle will stall..).. and goes i...
1997 Buick Riviera 3.8L Air Distribution VIN: 1G4GD2211V
Owner states A/C is cold on passenger side but not on Drivers. Tested outlet Temp...52 degrees Passenger/76 Drivers. (52 degrees seemed great considering it was 106 in the shop today.) I removed both mix door actuators and manually moved the doors to max cold ...
2001 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L blower motor inop VIN: 1G4HP54K11
This is for another tech in the shop. He diaged this as blower controller malfunction. Checked for power and ground at the blower controller both good. He used a Power Probe on the wire from the fan switch, and he said the light flashed faster as the fan switc...
1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L speed control VIN: 1GNDM152XR
Hi guys A customer brought this van to me last night with the transmission not shifting. The ABS lite is on and the speedometer isnt working. I plugged my scanner in and it doesnt register any speed. I replaced the speed sensor in the trans and it still doesnt...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L interior VIN: 1GNGK26J1X
Hey guys. My dilemma today is this. Should i be able to feel alot of airflow through the heater vent with heater / a/c control turned off and cruising at 50. It feels like the fan is running there is so much airflow. Goes away when you slow down to a stop. I l...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCEK19T91
Vehicle originally came in with a check engine light on-Codes for lean bank 1 and 2. Cleared codes and told customer to take it somewhere else because it was a propane conversion. He came back with the propane unit disconnected and the light on again. This tim... Trouble codes: 171 (Bank 1 too lean), 174 (Bank 2 too lean)
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13Z63
I have this tahoe here that has some wierd problems. I will try to explain the best I can. When driving the Abs light comes on, doors unlock then lock without touching the button, a/c blows warm and the cel will flash sometimes. This will happen twice in a hal... Trouble codes: 706 (Trans range switch error), 1300 (low voltage on bus), 1301 (high voltage on bus), C0231
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L parking brake VIN: 1GBJC34U94
Put new E brake shoes and new rotors on this truck. The parking brake shoes are adjusted properly,but the pedal goes to the floor. The brake holds somewhat, but it isn't what it should be. Alldata says something about pulling a self adjusting lock pin, and the...
1998 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L starter & no odometer illumination,no trans select VIN: 1C4GP64L9W
Hi everyone. This van originally came in for interm no start. When doesn't start, no power to starter, no odometer illumination, no shift indicator illumination. Able to check ign switch when problem occurred-definitely good. Per IATN search, pulled circuit bo...
1997 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Unknown VIN: 1B3ES47C6V
car starts and runs fine. When it drives it will sometimes run rough right before it shifts and sometimes stalls.It likes to do it more at low speeds and especially in reverse. we sanned for codes but none are present and no codes show while drivng it. help pl...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L Pressures VIN: 2B4GP44321
After servicing of the A/C, when we removed the high side hose the fitting dumped the charge. We found the high side fitting had only the spring left in it and it was in there sideways. No idea where the ball or base to the spring went. This is a dual A/C sys...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Torq Converter clutch VIN: 1D7HU18N12
Thanks in advance! This trans model 45RFE sets code P1776 in TCM (and P0700 in ECM) Trans functions correctly in all gears even has TCC in 4th(OD)and won't set code for me. I can force it to set code by activqting "O/D OFF" switch. Then as soon as it gets into...
1968 Ford Mustang 289CID Steering system VIN: 8R01C10535
This vehicle originally came in with power steering leaks at hoses and control valve. After replacing the control valve with a reman unit (not a good idea) and new hoses that had been reconfigured, the P/S system was hard to turn in both directions in certain ...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L abs module VIN: 1FDKE30G4S
test drove to confirm, no light on during drive, testing of the isolation valve/ rear axle isolation valve and left front dump valve all test good, circuit integrity is good with no shorts found, found several identifix posts with these codes and stated replac...
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F8X
I checked everything and could not find a reason for no start, it wont even start on wd40 Checked glow plugs and fuel pressure, o.k. still no start. Tested cam sensor and got no signal, replaced and still no start but now we have cam signal.Any Ideas??? Trouble codes: P0603
1999 Ford Escort LX 2.0L Air Conditioning VIN: 1F4FP13POX
Help Ford guys - we're a Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep shop and we're stumped. Vehicle came in with no A/C. Customer was told by another shop that she had electrical problems (duh!) and they didn't have time for her. We have power to terminal #21, wht wire, of the cons...
2000 Ford Excursion XLT 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IFMNU42F2Y
i was given this nightmare truck the complaint states like this states blows black smoke need est--- this vehicle has a check engine light on with a p0671 cyl 1 glow plug circuit and a p0340 camshaft pos sensor ckt malf as stated above cmp has been replaced i ... Trouble codes: P0671
2001 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L fluid leak VIN: 2FMZA51451
we replaced front pump seal 2000 miles ago,customer comes back with small leak again,check with dye light,fluid coming from front pump area,checked cooler flow,flow is 1 quart in 15 seconds,spec is 1 quart in 30 seconds,when we had trans out before we had put ...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Remote Key fob VIN: 1FMDU73E32
Customer came in with a dead battery, so a new interstate battery was installed. After the battery install the remote keyless entry fobs would not work. Got shop manual for truck from ford. Followed the given procedure; open driver door and press unlock, turn ...
2004 Ford Focus SVT 2.0L MIL Lamp on, runs rough only cold VIN: 3FAHP30564
Thanks for the help in advance. This car came in running rough only when cold with the check engine light on.Codes po 135 and p 1132 were set and the car would not go into closed loop fuel trim stayed at 0 percent no matter what.Upon inspecting 02 sensor b1s1 ... Trouble codes: P0135, P0320, P1132, P1381
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L line pressure VIN: 1FTSW21555
ok group here goe's first of all , this truck has no warrenty!! the trans failed and burned lightly under hood items. insurance totaled the truck. my boss bought it salvaged truck is immaculate,2000 miles, fixed under hood burn items and then fired it up(no pu...
1993 Geo Metro 1.0L transmission VIN: 2C1MR6169P
customer complaint was lack of power and acceleration up hills. we confirmed on the road test that there is no kick-down operation.We cleared code ,roadtested and it did not return (previous repair?). We tried adjusting the t.v cable up and down with no differ...
1993 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L oil presure VIN: 4S2CG58V3P
Please help us get ride of this nightmair...this jeep came in with oil light flicking when engine gets hot and oil presure gauge will fall down on zero ,every thing will seems fine until engine warms up.We have chaned the oil pump on luck we change main berain...
1998 Isuzu Hombre S 2.2L prndl VIN: 1GGCS1442W
prndl indicator inop in run position, works in start and acc. position. did not work before tranny replacement, figured was bad safety switch, even tried another safety switch. tried new igntion switch. old tranny was slipping badley and fluid burnt. new used ...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L Left Tail Light VIN: SAJDA01C7Y
Left tail lamp warning on the dash board, Left rear tail lamp will not work. I have checked the fuse, #3 in rear power distribution, OK. Bulbs and circuit boards check out ok by Ohm meter, 1.8 ohm across tail lamp circuit at circuit board connector. Tested res...
1988 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L quick up-shift VIN: 1JCMT7898J
Hello this is a good one for a transmission or Jeep man or lady. This Jeep has sat for 15 years insde an inclosed storage unit (don,t ask me why). I had it towed in and did alot of work to get it running again. But nothing related to trans. It ran well and see...
1996 Jeep Cherokee SE 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ27S7T
Owner wanted to play tech by replacing dist.Now he has a code PO1391 lost cam/crk sync.Lab scoped both sensors,test voltage and grds.and all are good.I read in the archives there is a reset procedure with the factory tool.Can this be done without factory tool ... Trouble codes: 1391 (Lost sync Cam/crk)
1998 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FY29P9W
This vehicle came in running poorly. customer had tried to tune it up new plugs, wires, cap rotor and o2 sensor. checked system and found o2 sensor severly carboned up. replaced o2 sensor. vehicle ran fine all scanner numbers looked fine. returned 2 weeks late... Trouble codes: P0303, P0171
2002 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0L alternater VIN: 1J4FA49S52
Alternater does not charge. Code Po622 Grounding the field wire at the alternater gets the system charging. there is continuity on the field wire from the alternater to the pcm. replaced the pcm and the system charged for about five minutes and quit again--no ...
2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L cab
I techs, I have this jeep coming with a abs light coming intermittently and the speedometer fluctuating when the light is on ,I first scan for codes and found 3 codes , all my 3 wheels speed sensors are coding together ... i checked all the wiring and the sens...
1996 Lincoln Town Car Cartier 4.6L No Start VIN: 1LNLM83W9T
cranks and no start .has fuel psi and spark ,has no inj pulse and no com to scan tool please help
1999 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L front a/c VIN: SLMPU28L2X
hello fello techs. i have a 99 lincoln navigator in my shop. the rear a/c works fine. the front will work when your sitting still at idle and only blows about 55-60 degrees. when you accelerate it will blow hot air and the rear still works fine. when you are s...
2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L horn VIN: 4F2YU08192
This car came from another shop with a HORN problem,the clockspring was replaced and still it doest work.I need help with this one,thanks Thomas.
1982 Mercedes-Benz 280CE GRAY M .0L dash lamps VIN: WDB1230531
looking for a wiring diagram that goes with this model of mercedes all the wiring diagrams i have available are for us sold carsand they are not correct for this model... this car was converted in california to meet us standards at some point
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L blower motor
blower motor isnt working ac comp runs fine i dont have any info on these cars i checked the fuses all ok cust states that it just stopped no intermitant problem in the past. can anyone help me with what might be wrong i cant even find the blower motor looked ...
1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L Poor Idle Quality, Sometimes hard start VIN: WDBDA29D1N
This vehicle exhibits poor idle quality, sometimes is hard to start when cold or warm and will pop through intake on accel until warmed up, likely due to not enough air entering through Idle Valve causing plugs to load with fuel. Found that the Idle Valve was ...
1985 Nissan 720 2.4L headgasket? VIN: JNBNDOBS7F
the head was done not too long agoby somoene else but the rear cylider compression is a little low because of the rings. after replacing the spark plugs and the exhuast manifold that wa cracked and adjusting the valves, the customer drove it about 200 miles. c...
1993 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3CW53LXP
This code just resets every time you clear it and I can not find any other problems with the car I was wondering if any body has ever run into something similar. Thanx for any consideration. Repair info on All-Data is not good and Shop-Key is not so real helpf... Trouble codes: 26 (Quad Driver Module Fault)
1997 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GHDT13W6V
Vehicle came in June 2006 with a no start. Found 0 fuel pressure but fuel pump was running. Remove fuel pump, found supply line disconected inside pump module(line was glued to top at outlet conection, we thought a possible defect in manifacturing of pump modu...
1999 Pontiac Montana 3.4L load leveler VIN: 1GMDXO3E8X
Customer has been having trouble for a year or so. Usually pumps itself up to the max and.rides very stiff.Ocassionally it goes all the way down,At times it will work perfect for weeks, and then mess up again. He called today and said there was a loud boom, th...
1995 Saab 900 S 2.3L Fifth Bow VIN: YS3DD78B6S
This convertible top is unable to raise the fifth bow (rear edge of ragtop), which is the first thing that has to happen in order to lower the convertible top.When I command the fifth-bow motor on with the Tech2, I hear the motor straining but the fifth bow do...
1997 Saturn SC2 1.9L Hard change VIN: 1G8ZH1275V
Hi Guys, We have this '97 Saturn SC2 with 109000 miles. The dealer told her she needed a Tranny flush as the fluid was dark so she brought it to us. We road tested it first and there were no problems, we checked the fluid and it was not that bad. It also sme...
2001 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L unknown VIN: JS3TD62VX1
Not too much to go on on this one. Customer complaint of noise occurs when driving fast on freeway (doesnt start until after driving for sometime). I'm only expecting that someone may help with this one if he has experienced it. I drove the vehicle this past w...
1996 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L Mechanical VIN: 4TAWM725TZ
Hi everyone! I have this 96 Tacoma I am working on that has a strange noise in the engine. The customer brought this truck in on a trailer because of a noise that developed rather rapidly and he did not want to damage the engine. The noise sounds like a loose ...
1996 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BF12BXT
Customer brought this Avalon in complaining of a check engine light on and possible oil leak. We found a code P0446 for the evaporative emissions control. We also found the vapor canister leaking some type of fluid, I do not believe it is gas. The canister and... Trouble codes: P0446 (Evap emissions system vent control)
1983 Volkswagen Rabbit L 1.6L No Start, assembly VIN: 1VWEG0179E
I need someone to provide me with the timing mark locations for the diesel injector pump. This Rabbit came in as a Biodiesel project car from a local school nearly a year ago. We agreed to swap out parts for the project. However it took them forever to get all...
2000 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L abs VIN: WVWMA23BY3
Hello All Thanks for taking the time to read this plea for help. I have this Passat that had Brake, ABS, lights come on intermittantly. I got into the ABS system and found code ( not sure of number, I am at home right now) Loss of power to to module. While li...
1988 Volvo 760 GLE 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1BA8746J
OK Volvo tech's...Hear's a real head scratcher.. Vehicle originaly brought in for a stalling when hot complaint, but would restart right up. Initial startup vehicle ran like it was starving for fuel, pressure tests agreed and pumps were replaced. Now its a no ...
1990 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Surge VIN: YV1FA8953L
this is quite a long story sorry the car came in with a complaint of surging and cant get above 20 MPH. confirmed pulled codes 234- TP switch at idle. confirmed faulty TP switch. replaced and adjusted. cleared codes and ran car with the same surging condition ... Trouble codes: 223 (IAC valve signal absent or faulty), 234 (TP switch signal in idle position faulty)
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L Limp-in VIN: YV1LS55A3X
Transmission stuck in third {limp-in I assume}. Scan test with generic PO605, Internal control module error. Looked at archives. Two possibilities stuck out, PN switch bad or transmission bad. Customer and I decided to start with Park/Neutral switch. Switch is...
2003 Volvo S80 2.9 2.9L noise VIN: YV1TS92D93
hi all you volvo technicians,ihave a question on the crankcase ventilation system on this car.i have never seen a closed pcv system before and need to know how it works.can't find any information.also this vehicle i am working on is making a moaning sound afte...

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1989 Chevrolet G20 Chevy Van 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GBEG25K7K
The fuel was the problem. Some stated that when you unplug the map sensor and it seems to run better. then the computer is telling it to bring more fuel. So I looked in the fuel pump issue. I did not have the correct fittings for the Pressure gauge so I had to...
1997 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GTEC19M2V
Thanks for All the helpful support from u guys. The Canadian 'Trio' : Brain, Adam and Alek and Dan must have eyes over my shoulder!! We got a Bad fuel pump that won't hold pressure and not giving out enough pressure to open up the nozzle. Robert from India...
1989 Dodge Dynasty LE 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: 1B3BC5632K
Well on this vehicle sorry it took so long to repost but i was just making absolutly sure this one was fixed before i closed the book. But any way one this car what i ended up doing was clearing the adaptive learn on the vehicle after replacing the map and oxy...
1992 Dodge Caravan ES 3.3L abs VIN: 2B4GH55R1N
I got replies ranging from the dual pressure switch, which has already been done (sorry I didn't post that in the original help request) to the pump not running, I stated in my email that the pump is running continuously, I will try the technical discussion fo...
1993 Dodge B250 5.2L ac system VIN: 2B6HB21Y5P
The customer decided to do away with the rear air. rerouted the hoses for the front and recharged the system and everything works fine.Cools about 50 degrees.
1995 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L Electronic VIN: 1B3EJ56H3S
i ended up replacing the trans control module,i took the cover off of the steering column to check the ignition switch,the switch and connector were ok,most everyone said that the modules have alot of trouble,one also said that he had ignition switch trouble,t...
1997 Dodge Caravan LE 3.3L abs VIN: 2BGP44RXVR
sorry it took so long to close, but as i said it takes as long as a week for the symptom to return. i have isolated the air in the system to the left frt wheel only. since i wrote, i have replaced the master cyl again and the left frt caliper with no change in...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall
first i want thank you all repliers, especially charles. it was a computer.
2000 Dodge Durango 4.7L Hesitation VIN: 1B4H328N2Y
Hi guys, Thanks again for everyone that responded. We did fix this vehicle with replacement of the tps sensor. We had several replys that said this was probably the culprit. We never got it to act up long enough on the scanner. But after replacing it never a... Trouble codes: P0121.
1991 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP45E5M
I tested relays, tested for spark, I tested and tested some more. the car would not run. I would get fuel pressure if I applied power to the circuit myself. I tried to comunicate with the computer via scanner there was no communication there. That was the last...
1997 Ford F-250 Lariat 5.4L front drive axle VIN: 1FTFX28LXV
Thank you foryour responses. We found that it was just normal operation. Thanks again, Ronnie [...]
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L Battery VIN: 1FMPU18L4W
Thank you for all your replies. I followed the recommendation of pulling the abs module and booooom, draw droped to 25 ma. As for the person who stated that 200 ma was well below Ford specs, that's not what AllData and Mitchell said. Replaced the abs module an...
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
we didn't raelly fix this one. but we found the problem to be the computer. whoever was the person who disconnected all the sensors i mentioned also must have unplugged the computer connection. when he tightened the bolt for that connection, the connector got ...
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.6L cam follower VIN: 1FTRE14W92
Thanks for all the help guys, this one did not turn out the way I wanted but the van is fixed. But I will share some important info I learned. I did re-install the followers as someone suggested, but I did one at a time and turned the engine over by hand to se...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.2L cooling fan VIN: 1HGCD553TA
thanks to all that replied. i found the wire harness that runs under the left front wheel well had been repaired and was shorting to other wires. thanks agian!
1997 Honda Accord LX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCD5635V
ok, sorry, this is going to be long. most of you suggested cam/crank problems by balancer. there is nothing by balancer. everything is in distributor. I did mention that I used oem plugs in my post. Now, I did mention skewed freeze-frame data on rpm of 142 at ... Trouble codes: 301 (cyl 1 miss), 302 (cyl 2 miss), 303 (cyl 3 miss), 304 (cyl 4 miss).
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L Unknown VIN: JT6HF109U6
Well thanks to all Recieved good info most suspected master but i used and oem replacement others stated abs unit and a few stated maybe proportioning valve and one said check the caliper slides what i found is that the lower caliper slide was always tight so ...
2003 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L compressor VIN: 1L1FM81WX3
Well this one is fixed . Two replies hit it on the head . Tom [...] and Charles mentioned harness consern and harnes under left headlight was gone . Thank to all for all the help , Ted
1991 Mazda Navajo LX 4.0L oil system VIN: 4F2CU44X7M
Thanks to everyone for all the great responses, all pointed at stuck pressure relief valve in oil pump, customer had an attack when told that engine has to be removed to do this job, so we removed all oil gallery plugs in block an applied chemical and pressure...
1991 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L master VIN: JM3LV5224N
hello-i recieved one great bit of advice on checking the front calipers to see if they were working properly-and they werent- the top piston was working but the bottom piston on both sides were frozen.--replaced calipers and pedal was perfect.
1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL 5.6L condenser VIN: WDBCA3909H
Thank You to all that took the time to replie. The two largest number of suggestion (put r12 back in and recirc door) were right on. I did not fix the recirc door, but the r12 made it better.
2004 Mercedes-Benz ML350 3.7L alarm VIN: 4JGAB57E84
Customer picked up truck and said if it happens again he will leave it with us to look into. Thanks for the info I will post any info I get on this truck if it comes back in. Thanks again ...Tim
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L B/U Lamps & Brake lamps VIN: 1MELM5859V
Sorry for the extremely late closing. I don't have a whole lot to say other than the customer has had some difficulty with scheduling another appointment and I have been unable to take a second look at the vehicle and check some of your suggestions. My gut fee...
1990 Nissan 300ZX 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JN2RZ14A5L
thak you all the problem was the fuel module installed oem and problem fixt thank you
1994 Nissan Sentra SE 1.6L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1N4EB31F5A
OK, It is fixed. Kelly from Cali was 110% on the money. I removed the upper plenum and removed the egr passage cover. Cylinder 1, completely blocked, cylinder 2, 25% blocked, cylinder 3, 90% blocked, cylinder 4, 50% blocked. Cleaned out the ports, reassembled ...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L reset VIN: IN4BU31D7S
all of the techs that read my request for help when i said a 'factory' alarm said the same thing. LOCK AND UNLOCK THE DOOR WITH THE KEY, hit it right on the head. i should have thought of that myself but its hard to think with a horn going off in your ear. the...
1998 Nissan Sentra 1.6L No Start VIN: 3N1AB4DOWL
after re-checking powers and grounds i found the resistor has failed. it is taped to the wiring harness near the dist. by the way, the dist. is not servicable in this car. the coil, camsensor, and transducer are in there and they cannot be replaced separatly, ...
2001 Nissan Sentra SE 2.0L No Data Link signal
Hi Folks Thanks to you Aaron, the car was fixed by the dealer. The computer was still under warrenty, yet the customer didn't think it was! We contacted the dealer directly based on the recall mention in you responce. The dealer asked us to bring the car in an...
1995 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L trans VIN: 4S3BD6352S
Hello Everyone, Ever seem to fix a car and dont know why...Well, The only thing we did was pull the pan and install new filter and refill trans fluid. Maybe had a leak in the crossover pipe that went across the filter and resealed itself when we put it back up...
1986 Suzuki Samurai JA 1.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1S3JC51V9H
Only four replies to this one. Problem was so intermittent and lacked good clues. Truck has been working well for a couple of weeks now. one reply was to check the ignition switch, One for fuse blowing problems with these trucks. the other two adressed voltage...
1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: JT2SW22N6M
To all who responded...Thank you, Thank you. I now know more that I ever did about the turbo systems and how to test them. However, as is the case so many times in our business, DON'T FORGET THE BASICS!!! After checking out the entire system twice exhaust not ...
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4T3ZF13C91
Thanks all for your help Everyone was right about the IAC. Removed the IAC cleaned it with carb cleaner and it went back working like it should. It sure is great having a wonderful group of techs. like you helping in a time of need. Thanks again Louis
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4 Motion 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWTH63B21
I'm sorry to say that I couldn't figure this one out. Between the 4 replies I received and the hours I spent searching Alldata and talking to other shops, I just couldn't come up with enough information to diagnose this one. We referred the customer to the dea... Trouble codes: P1171 (throttle actuation potentiometer signal 2).
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