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1999 Acura RL Premium 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JH4KA9656X
This car stumbles but does not die when egr is opened manually. Does it have a tube similar to the 3.2 engine? I don't know if it's related but it also has a traction controll code for tps signal that lead to the trac mod with no fix. We ate $800 mod and two ... Trouble codes: P0401
1999 Audi A4 1.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUCB28D7X
The Audi has a code p0301 and a flashing MIL light. The is no spark on cyl. #1. From the postings I have read so far I'm inclined to change the ignition module but most posting had a misfire in cyl #2 not #1. Right now the car if firing on all cylinders. It's ... Trouble codes: P0301
2001 Audi A4 1.8L brake lamp on instrument panel flashes VIN: WAUAC68D21
Hello group, thanks for your time, After performing a brake system flush on this Audi, we noticed that after releasing the emergency brake, the red brake lamp flashes on the instrument panel. If you set the brake again, it stays red, release and it flashes ag...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L abs VIN: WBADM63484
Another tech is working on this car. Car came in 2 months ago with abs and traction light on. Had code 105-brake light switch and code 81-pressure sensor. Replaced brake light switch and pressure sensor. Codes went away and now the car is back with only code 8...
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBAAV53471
Hello bmw techs. This car has a stalling problem while driving that occurs intermittenly. I pulled the dme fault memory and there is no codes. I uploded new software for dme using gt1 tester and drove the car. It never happened to me but customer claims that t...
1989 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L ignition VIN: 1G6EL1159K
we were atemting to reset the oil change time and some how dissabled the ignition system says dissabled because of security system. Cad. says thats imposible that there is a problem with the ignition tumbler or pass key system. I have checked the ohms on the k...
2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y22
I think I have another regular customer here, cause she came today late (like the last time) and requested me to fix the vehicle.Last visit was July 25th for AC blower, now the complaint was idle rough and no power. Code P0300: Random Misfire; I've ran some te... Trouble codes: P0301 (Cylinder i Misfire)
1988 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 2GCDC14H3J
hello, i am dealing with a reoccuring problem . just a tidbit...originally this problem was on a 1991 suburban with a 5.7 liter. the vehicle was rotted severly and my cust. purchased this pick up with a blown 5.0 liter for cheap. so i swapped it and the 88 pic...
1989 Chevrolet Camaro Iroc-Z 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 1G1FP2189K
HI guys I have a 1989 IROC camaro,motor was rebuilt (by a reputable shop) with a one cam better than stock and headers,the car intermittantly starts and quits, its unaffected by temp, one day it will start and run A1, and be ok for days then all of a sudden it...
1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L ABS and Brake Lamps VIN: 1GCCS14W7R
Vehicle came in for complaint of brake lamp coming on. On test drive I found that when you lift off gas after accelerating briskly the ABS lamp comes on and about 2 seconds later the brake lamp comes on, wait a couple of seconds and they go out in the same seq...
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L ABS module VIN: 1G1JF12TXY
i have a bad boy problem child.. i cant get any communication with the ebcm module. i have a abs light on a brake light on . the dash gauges ie: fuel,speedo,radio turns on and off volts will go back and forth the headlights will come on when the cooling fan go...
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier LS 2.2L Brake light fuse VIN: 1G1JF52461
Vehicle came in with no turn signals. Found the 20 amp mini fuse powering the brake lights/ hazards and the cig lighter were both missing. Installed new fuses and ran several test signal runs, everything checked out OK. At that time the clip holding the brake ...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L p/s pump VIN: 1GNEK13Z62
vehicle came to shop with no power steering , found shaft on pump broken . replaced pump with new pump from dealer .delco part #[...] . transfered old evo unit to new pump . power steering works fine off idle . at idle very stiff , turning left only . no dt...
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1CFCHGVH
Following mitchell ondemand flow chartfor P1635. I have 5-volt ref. at egr,tps,map code keeps coming back checked harness found no problem the only runnng problem is high idle intermittenty clear code drops down to norm. And one time while testing i had 6.25v ... Trouble codes: P1635
1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Blower fan VIN: 2C3HC56G8X
We have this LHS that the heater/ac fan is on high at all times when the ign is on and the controls are off or the control are on. This car has automatic temperature control. We pulled a code 36 which indicates a communication problem from the control head. If...
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L booster VIN: 1B3EJ46X3V
thanks in advance for checking this out. customer had this car towed in the other day for a loss of power on the expressway. he had thought the brakes were locking up. he had been driving the car several miles and the weather here has been in the ninties. when...
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)
1996 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEF15Y4T
the truck came in for a rough idle after a hot soak clears out if you keep the veh running after 30 45 seconds or pour cold water over fuel injectors like fuel boil fuel system pressure is with in specs but codes po135 po141 po155 po166 all come back on second... Trouble codes: P0135, P0141, P0155, P0155, P0161
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAFP15PWR
Hey guys need some help again. This vehicle was towed in, died on road. Found harmonic balancer had come apart & the belt was off. The belt broke the wires to the crank sensor. Simple fix right, wrong. Replaced balancer, belt, crank sensor & sensor pigtail. ...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Accessories VIN: 2FMZA5142X
i am working on this vehicle for a used auto dealer so I don't have any history on this thing. I will describe the problem as best I can. When the key is in the off position for approx. 5 seconds the headlights will come on, the Heater/AC blower will power up ...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Oil consumption VIN: 2FMZA5145X
Hey FORD Guru's... Please guide me in the right direction. Customer complaint - used 5qts oil between oil change. Real question is how long before they relized it, by oil light flickering, has this been occuring? No smoke out the tail pipe, some oil in the pcv...
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4043Y
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L steering VIN: 1FTNX21F21
customer had poor tire wear, front end vibration and wandering. after inspection, we replaced all 4 ball joints, inspected front axle u-joints, which were good, and aligned the front end. after above, front end still had wandering, memory steer where the ste...
2002 Ford F650 7.2L Hesitation, no power VIN: 3DFWF65283
We need some help from the heavy duty Ford guys. We have this F650 in here from one of our fleet customers. The truck will run fine sometimes, then it will lose power. It feels like fuel starvation but we are not sure. Our scan tool will not read from the diag...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L high pressure oil pump VIN: 1FTNW21F12
Hi, Gents. Has anyone seen these high pressure pumps leak oil into the valley because of a porous casting? The leak is definitely from under the high pressure pump area and is NOT from the lines or plugs or IPC. I have already replaced the mounting gasket. It ...
2004 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Rotors VIN: 1FTPW12564
Snap-On rep. needs front pads on his F-150. The vehicle is not in my shop right now and the rep. states that another shop tried to remove the front rotors and could not remove them. Do I need an on car lathe to machine front rotors? There is got to be a way to...
1994 GMC G2500 Rally 5.7L cruise control VIN: 1GKEG25K6R
I'm trying to find the location of the cruise module on this van so I can proceed with testing, however neither Mitchell or Alldata have the location right. The only things around the parking brake are the fuse block, airbag module and vss amplifier. If anyone...
1997 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L door locks VIN: 1GKEC16R9V
customer concern is when you push the power lock switch the door locks will lock and then unlock. After messing with system a little I found you can hold lock for short time and the door locks will lock and then move a little further and stay locked, but norma...
1997 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1HGEJ8146V
This vehicle runs ok cold. As the temp climbs up the problem becomes more frequent. When you try to accelerate under load in second or third gear the engine just bogs down. The only way to keep it from stalling is to return the throttle back to idle and let th...
2001 Honda Civic LX 1.7L codes VIN: 2HGES16641
Hello I am looking on how to retrieve ABS codes manually?
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation VIN: 1J4GW48S01
Hello my fellow techs. I need some help with this jeep. It has a severe lack of power when cold and when accelerating from a stop. Once warmed up it runs fine. It almost feels like the trans is starting out in 2nd gear, but according to my scanner it is starti...
2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 3.7L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GL58K32
Vehicle came in with the check engine light on and codes P0300 random misfire and P0303 cylinder 3 misfire. Vehicle runs rough at idle but runs great off idle and at cruise and under load. Vehicle also exhibits a long crank time at most times but always starts... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Misfire), P0303 (Cylinder 3 Misfire), P0305 (Cylinder 5 Misfire)
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L MIL Lamp on, Inspection Fail VIN: KNDJA72392
Has Any One seen this error code before and if so DID it return and was there a repair to it. If I can get one of the last two Monitors to run we are good for a sticker but am uncomfortable about passing it off without a resolution to this code issue. Any inpu... Trouble codes: P013A (invalid code)
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNLM82W7S
hi fellow tech's.need some trans help.i personally don't do any trans work here.this was my car and i sold it to a good customer (you know what's coming right)the car drove fine until i stopped using it and was not driven for approx 3 months.shortly after cust...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C250 diesel 2.5L Starting VIN: WDB2021252
Voltage drop between ignition switch and inhibitor/neutral switch
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Alarm VIN: WDBHAZ8E7S
I had to disconnect the battery in order to replace instrument illumination lamps, which involves removing the steering wheel and its air bag. When the battery was reconnected, the alarm went off. The owner's manual says the alarm will be disabled by unlocking...
1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L Readiness monitors VIN: WDBGA70E4T
Hi All, I have an interesting situation with this Mercedes. It won't set readiness monitors. Not even one. And, (Get this) I can't find the parameters for running them. After doing a google search I found this article: ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starting System VIN: WDBJF55F1T
Often when key is turned to #2 position instrument panel indicators will not light up. When this happens if key is turned to crank, engine will crank but not start. If instrument panel indicators light up, when key is in #2 position, engine will start when key...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L starter VIN: 4JGAB72EXX
i have not personaly had this act up on me, but customer said that the starter kept cranking with the key off. i dont know if there is any common problem with these. i dont work on mercedes very often. i have ordered a starter relay. if anyone has a better ide...
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLK65G3X
original complaint was cel and hesitation. mil on. codes stored were p0150. 170, 300, 304, 305, 306. originally replaced mass air flow sensor. p0 170 cleared. multiple cylinder misfire reappeared as well as po150. replaced plugs and fuel filter. only code now ... Trouble codes: P0150 (bank 2 sensor 1)
1995 Mitsubishi Montero LS 3.0L Tachometer VIN: JA4MR41H2S
This car came into the shop for maintenance, and was driven for evaluation of power, brakes, etc. before being connected to the Motorvac for fuel system cleaning. It was run for appr. 45 minutes and, as is normal with the Motorvac, when the time ran out the Mo...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L low cooling VIN: JN1CA21D6S
Hi, thanks for your help. I have this 1995 maxima with poor ac cooling. high side 150, low 60. The compressor pulley locked up and the belt melted off it. So, a new compressor. receiver/drier, expantion valve along with 4 oz. pag 100. The poor cooling conditio...
2001 Nissan serena 2000CC not changing VIN: PC24-32548
this vehicle came to the shop not changing ,this tranny has a constant variable transmission . we check for codes and got one code 000b stepper motor .any info on the vehicle woould be appreciated. phil
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L head lights, dash lights, tail lights VIN: 1G3GR623CS
hey, so we've got a 95 olds aurora with a strange lighting problem, the dash lighs, head lights and tail lights will randomly flash on and off while the car is off this will happen for about an hour or so and then they will stop. it will only happen once in aw...
1992 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Backfire VIN: 1G2HX53L2N
Hi guys. New to this so bare with me. This car came to me two weeks ago on a hook and I replaced the crankshaft position sensor at that time and everything was okay. I also informed the customer that he needed to replace his plug wires because they were arcing... Trouble codes: 26 (Quad Driver module Failure)
1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1G2NE14NXP
We have a problem the car came in with no start found no spark or injector pulse ck crank sensor and module found ok checked wiring to crank sensor found no resistance. We have checked every thing i can think of. We have even changed module and crank sensor. ...
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2WJ52J6Y
brain fart time, it's too hot to think. car starts and dies, will not run. has good fuel pressure, spark and pulse. scanner will not communicate. all fuses are good. whats next??? I think security key is ok
1993 Saturn SL2 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZK5570P
Hello Saturn experts. This one is stumping us. The vehicle came in with the MIL on, and codes 26, 32, and 81 in it. Called last shop it was at and said they replaced the computer for the QDM failure code 3 times, all with A1 Cardone units. Snap-On troubleshoot... Trouble codes: 26 (Quad driver module failure), 32 (EGR system problem), 81 (Info-Flag ABS message fault)
1993 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.5L anti theft VIN: JT3DJ81W7P
need info--car was stolen + burnt --- the ignition switch melted it gotso hot that the tumblers fell out + are on the floor ! insuance does not want to pay up (car has no forcable entry + the ign lock was not slammed. my question is does the car have a factory...
1994 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Rear Wheel Bearings VIN: 2T1AE04R9R
Hello Toyota techs, my customer brought me a pair of wheel bearing assemblies to install on the rear of his Corolla. We don't have a Toyota dealer within 60 miles of here, or I might just send him there. The new parts are just the bearings and the mount, the h...
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT2BG12K7T
Hey Toyota guys need help with this one. Vehicle came back in next day with check engine light on and had code P0401 again. Removed EGR valve and cleaned passages and pipe from valve to exhaust. Cleaned port on intake. Replaced all the vacuum lines. Tested MAP... Trouble codes: P0401 (Insufficient EGR flow detected)
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Speedometer eratic VIN: 3VWSB81H2S
After replacing a transmission mount, vehicle would be driven and speedometer would become eratic bouncing throughout the range. Usually when speedo becomes eratic while driving, engine would stall, and sometimes automatically restart. Intermittant problem. So... Trouble codes: 00529 (missing info from speed sensor)
1998 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L frt w/wipers VIN: 3VWJA81H5W
here goes, front w/wipers came on without switch operation and linkage arm came off. reclocked and connected arm to motor. system works perfectly if e-brake is on, koeo or koer. release e-brake and wipers activate within 5 seconds, cannot turn off with switch ...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B1X
Hi to all, First posting, I received this vehicle with a no power complaint and the MIL on. Found codes P1392 and P1338 in memory. Cleared codes and rechecked. Both codes came back as soon as the key was cycled on. I have gone over the trouble trees twice an... Trouble codes: P1338 (Cam Position Sensor 1 shorted to power), P1392 (Cam Position Sensor 2 shorted to power)
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWCC21C7W
This car runs fine but will set codes for sec air flow and misfire on #3 after 3 or 4 drive cycles. Right now i'am focusing on the sec air code. I'am testing for motor operation when the engine is cold. It comes on sometimes on initial start-up and I tested at... Trouble codes: P0411, P0303
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWHC63B41
HI, I have a code P0010. I have checked all fuses and have power to the actuator at rear of valve cover. Ohmed out solenoid and have 16 ohms (hot). Applied power and ground to it with vehicle running and it momentarily causes engine hesitation. I donot have th... Trouble codes: P0010 (variable camshaft adjuster circuit)
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWSB61J21
This car showed up with the complaint of MIL and intermittent hard start. We scanned it and found code 16486 (p0102) mass air flow signal too low. Also had code 17573 (p1165) Long term fuel trim additive air; bank 1, range 2: system too rich. We were very bus... Trouble codes: 16486 (Mass air flow signal too low), 17573 (long term fuel trim additive air bank 1 range 1 system too rich), 17549 (load calulation cross check uplausible value), 17574 (long term fuel trim additive air bank 1 range 2 system too rich)
2002 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L cooling system VIN: WVWPD63B12
Hey fellow techs. this car has come back three times now for over heating. i did a head gasket one month ago, there is no more water mixing in the oil its clean,but there is still alot of junk floating on top of the water in the coolant res. and im getting alo...

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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L AC and heat VIN: WBABJ7332X
I received 13 replies and they all said to replace the control panel thats sounded good to me so we did and all was good so thanks for the help. The customer will have to go to the dealer to switch from celsius to fahrenheit and allso to get the code for the r...
2000 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4USCH9346Y
Thank You for all of the timely and helpful replies.Lawrence [...]'s reply hit it on the head.The intake manifold does not need to be removed.First remove purge valve and bracket from front of intake,then air filter assm. maf and hoses to throttle body.Then ...
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAV53421
Hi, we have fixed this vehicle and sent customer on his way out of town. The 1620 was the thermostat. The 1632 however turned out to be the accellerator pedal sensor - it was sticking giving him the feeling that it would not take the gas. The new sensor comes ... Trouble codes: P1620, P1632.
1989 Buick Reatta 3.8L evaporator VIN: 1G4EC11C7K
Thanks to fellow mechanics taking time to read my request and reply I got this one fixed. I had 5 replies, 3 of them said that I had to lower the front of the engine by raising the car up on jack stands and removing the 2 front sub-frame bolts and letting the ...
1990 Buick Electra Park Avenue 3.8L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4CW54C6L
Checked everything everybody suggested and finally ask customer where the fuel was puchased. Turns out she had purchased gas at a station that had minimal flooding in the area. We took a fuel sample and found 10% alcohol and about 3% water. Back to basics. Tha... Trouble codes: 34 (MAF Sensor low).
1995 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HR52L1S
Thanks for the replies to this post , It was the pcm that failed , the mitchell on demand has no info on a tsb or does not refer to the pcm in any of its flow charts on this code (something you have to remember on your own on this one) Thanks again everyone an... Trouble codes: P0341.
1993 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L warning lamp VIN: 1G6DW5274P
Thanks guys the fix was to do the wot 3 times at the throttle body and it worked. I guess the cable or the tp might be off some. Checked with snap on scanner and it is in specs but they are pretty broud. Well problem is solved thanks again for the replies
1994 Chevrolet Lumina APV 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GNDU0615R
thanks for all your help.frederrick [...] had the ansewer i was looking for.( obd 1 scan tool) i didn't have that capability. so i just went forward & test like any other car for a no run the computer was bad. thanks again randy.
1994 Chevrolet G20 Sportvan 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2GNEG25K4P
Thanks to all who took the time to help. We had already check all the things that were offered before we posted. This one has got us baffled, the vehicle is drivable at this time, so the customer will bring it back when the shop slows down, and then we will fi...
1997 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L brakes VIN: 1GCEC19R2V
This truck is fixed! The wheel cylinders in the back were causing the problem. Thanks James! But, these were fairly new, and when I took them apart, they were pretty oily inside. After talking with customer, (which he goes to these quick lube places), I'm gues...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L overheats VIN: 1G1JC1243X
I want to thank all who took their valuable time to help me with this problem. I finally got an ans. from my GM dealer about a reflash. They said it would not address the fan turn on temp. issue. They did send me info about a air bleeding proceedure where you ...
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L A/C operation VIN: 1GBEL19W5X
hello fellow members. this vehicle finally blew the fuse constantly. 'DRUM ROLL' and the problem was, the high pressure switch! thanks for the 3 replies. you know who you are.
1995 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L engine VIN: 1B6MC36C6S
I fixed this one.Sold the custermer a Cummins recon engine.wasn't cheap but 2yr 100,000mi warrenty and having a complete fuel system on it it was worth it.Fired right up to no bleeding.I should have replaced it to beginwith. Thanks youall
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.3L turn signals
Ben was right ,i did not have power to one of the feed wires in the flasher.I made new power supply and every thing worked fine , thanks for the help.
1998 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L cooling fans VIN: 2B3HD46R0W
I need to close this post for now,car has not returned. Most said relay's are bad about sticking. I will post a fix at a later date if car returns. thanks for all the help.
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L engine VIN: 2B4GP44R6W
After talking with the owner of this vehical today I was told that this knocking sound, when cranking the engine, that we were hearing, has been there since the day he bought it. It goes away when the engine starts. We replaced the fuel pump and sent him on hi...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L alternator VIN: 1B7KF2362X
Sent the computer off to get repaired again. The online place gave us alot of flack as well. Stating we must have shorted something etc. Even put a note on the bill said no more warranty (had to pay again to have it repaired) and said be sure and check the cod...
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L intermittent iac pro VIN: 1B7KF23Z5X
Thanks to all who responded.The problem turned out to be the up stream o2 sensor.One of the wires had gang green and was reading a voltage of over 2.5 volts cold. we replaced 20 sensor and fixed connector.Problem seems to have be fixed
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L oil pump VIN: 2FMDA5140S
Thank you for all of your help. We found camshaft bearing wear by usuing pressure in the lower end and hearing air escape from camshaft area. Since you have to pull engine to replace camshaft and bearings the customer declined to do the job since the van was n...
1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 3.8L no tach VIN: 1FJ38EYDU7
well after installing a new power steering pump and 3 new racks from the same supplier fenco i tried a second supplier cardon and the steering problem whent away 95% i think we had bad racks all the time what a wast of time and fenco kept saying that nothing w...
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L p/s system VIN: 1FALP6530V
From: Brian from Texas Date: Aug 2, 2006 11:35 PM i dont think your fluid is your problem,sounds more like a line resriction Thank you brian from texas resriction it was, return line was plug by a bug a large one at that. I want to thank everyone for their...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L None VIN: 1FAFP53U9X
I never did determine what the real differences are with these transmissions, other than that everyone says they're not interchangeable. I've learned stuff about the transmission ID numbers... XF1P-DA is column shift with overdrive cancel switch. XF1P-DB is co...
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE242X2
thanks for all the help, it was clogged cats. i have found this is a common problem with these 4.2 thanks again
2002 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L ABS module VIN: 1FMYU04102
What I have done was thoroughly flush all of the brake fluid out of the system and replaced it. So far, so good! I've told the customer to keep me posted if anything develops. May just be a coincidence, but for now system is functioning normally. Do appreciate...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L shift motor VIN: 1FTNX21FO3
Hello, truck is fixed low to high relay I replaced both but still dont know the positions in the relay box as to what low to high and whats high relay but I bought some more ford manuels and evtms off of e-bay, for future repairs, sure wish the repairs people(...
2004 Ford F-450 Super Duty XL 6.0L poor accel VIN: 1FDXF46P94
well this truck is gone,thanks for the help,the egr was working & we could operate it with the scan tool & see the changes but the orings on the valve were bad causing leaks.(that wasnt the big problem)the cat convertor was broken loose in the housing but not ... Trouble codes: P0670, P0683.
1994 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2GDEC19KR1
Thank you for the info! I had several replies about EGR valve, but I failed to let you know that I had already disconnected it and problem still occured. I did find out that if O'2 milli-volts go over 1000 it is usually a ground problem. I never found a wiring...
1997 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GTEK14M6V
I Want to Start By Thanking All Replies to to REQUEST FOR Help SOME Said was Plugged Injectors and BAD FUEL Pump and Even Had a Few Idle Control Motors I changed Fuel Pump and Both Pressure and Return Hoses Plus Ran the Gm Fuel System Cleaner Through System at...
2000 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HKRL1857Y
We removed the gas tank and the filler neck and tested them with no problems found. So i replaced the canister and purge solinoid these were the only parts besides the tank and filler neck we did not replace. The purge sol and vent sol were working normaly whe... Trouble codes: P1456 (evap system leak fuel tank area).
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L no start VIN: JACDS58X01
i want to thank everyone who complied to this message the problem was the cams had to be primed to the right stage 9.00 oclock on the drivers head and 6.00 on the pass. head . i dont know why we pay for information off of alldata that even isnt in the system. ...
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L evap leaks water VIN: 1J4FX58S4V
I was sure that one of the replys gave me this idea, but I can't find his response so I'm not sure. But anyway. I took my little hook tool and dug out the seal around the evap drain. Then I took some small pieces of tacky tape and rolled them and stuffed them ...
2002 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L blower motor VIN: 1J4GL38K32
Thanks for all the replies. Well I get the buck teeth award for 2006. It turned out the the 'known good resistor' that I swapped it with was not good either. Bottom line is, the blower motor resister was bad. Thanks again for all the replies.
1994 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L abs light on VIN: 1LNLM82W1R
sorry for the delay folks! i have been waiting for the customer to return for further diagnostics but, he has made 2 appointments and kept niether one. thanks to all who took the time to respond! i really appreciate the effort.
2000 Mazda 626 ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YVGF22C5Y
Thanks for the replies. This turned out to be the cam gear. The used engine has a different gear and the sensor had no reference. That will teach us to never let the scrap guy take a motor for a couple weeks at least. Still doesnt explain why our lack of volta... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Sensor).
2002 Mercedes-Benz a140 1.4L steering VIN: WDB1680312
Thankyou for all the help, the customer has decided not to go on with the repairs as it seems to be to expensive. But i diffently think the pump and computer is at fault.
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC54L3Y
No replies received but think fixed for now. Opened EGR valve at idle (engine almost stalled), tested EGR Solenoid-good, tested MDP Sensor-good at this time, cleaned throttle body and vacuum ports, reset PCM, and ran EGR monitor. No pending codes set...assume ... Trouble codes: P0400.
1987 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L engine VIN: JH8HD16Y5H
After several calls to the customer he finally 'remembered' that he had a friend put a timing belt on it since it wouldnt start.Performed leak down on all 6 cylinders and it is had 30-60%leak down on all.Customer is deciding if he wants to fix it. Thanks for...
1993 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Lubrication VIN: 1GHDT13W6P
Almost everyone told me to replace the engine or send the man down the road. Well I gave him that option and I am waiting for him to flip his coin. Thank you for all the help
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L blower motor VIN: 1G2WP12K9Y
Thanks to all who replied with your help. After finally getting back to the car to check things. I should have just gone back to the basics and rechecked things. Seems the blower motor I got was bad also, after replacing with another blower motor, all is good....
2001 Pontiac Montana 3.4L dic VIN: 1GMDX13E11
well this wasnt a b.c.m after all the dic had to get reprgramed the dealer said but this van had no codes in the system . they said they see this from hooking up jumper cables wrong. i dont believe it but its fixed now so its all good. thank you for repling to...
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