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2001 Audi S4 Avant 2.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAURD68D01
This car came in with check engine lite on and the above listed codes. we found 2 vacuum lines at the 2 vacuum valves on the top front of engine cracked and splitting. they were replaced. we scoped the maf sensor and it stays within range. the problem occurs a... Trouble codes: 17865 (ex gas temp. sensor open/short with power), 16487 (mass air signal too high), 17965 (turbo pressure control limit exceeded), 17869 (misfire codes for 46 and 5), 17868 (ex temp. control bank 1 not a plausable signal)
1996 BMW 328i 2.8L starter VIN: WBACD4326T
E36 towed in with no start condition would not crank - no communication with EWS - new dealer EWS module allows car to now crank - no spark condition now present - but now EWS communicates with scan tool has code - 068 in EWS module data communication error s...
2001 BMW 330Ci 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABN53451
Hello to All, I have this Bmw here that is busting our brain. We have done and engine swap after the customer went through a to deep puddle and ruined the engine. The engine swap went ok, and when we 1st started the car it ran on all 6 cylinders. Then it start... Trouble codes: P1347, P1349, P0300
1988 Chevrolet Beretta GT 2.8L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G1LV11W0J
Hello techs.. I have a problem here. 1988 Chevy Beretta came in and would not start.. After cranking a while we could get it to start and noticed that all PID's were off the wall. Every thing was wrong showing numbers that did not make sense at all. We replace...
1993 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L Low power VIN: 1GNGK26N5P
This has been to different techs and we are now working at diagnosing it. First of all the problem: The timing retards about 19 degrees when accelerated instead of advancing. This has had the computer replaced with a GM computer it has had a new Prom put in it...
1994 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 3.1L no fuel pressure VIN: 1G1JF14T1R
replaced 2 fuel pumps,still have same problem.won't start,no fule pressure.
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS18WXS
This Blazer is a buddy's truck. Truck surges and hunts for an idle pretty much all the time. Sometimes it levels out for a couple of minutes but after snapping throttle or just after enough time it starts to surge again. Truck has plenty of power on road no bu... Trouble codes: 44 (Lean Exhaust)
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, HARD BRAKE PEDAL VIN: 1GNCS13W4S
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L ac/heater mode switch VIN: 1GNDT13W3T
Having prob with my 1996 blazer, the typical upon accel the mode switches from the vent to the defrost. have replaced the vac check valve under the hood. can hear vac leak from the vac part of the mode switch on the dash. pulled switch and tested all vac lines...
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Pedal, Master cylinder VIN: 2GCEK19T1Y
Owner took truck to Florida in fall towing a 31 ft trailer. Truck remained in FL all winter and back to PA in late April. Brake pedal resistance has steadily been lessening. Going down street at 25 mph and something pops out into the street, hit the pedal, goe...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L ps pump VIN: 1GCHK24V72
hello to all and thanks in advance for your help ,truck came in yesterday had no power steering and no power brake assit. found broken pump shaft . installed new pump worked fine for about 15 min. and pump failed again.see a lot of older diffrent post about se...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19T42
vehicle is miss firing on 1,3,5,7 can remove injA fuse and engine changes a bit but not much,have checked spark and it is good,ran inj bal test and all are even psi's,on the inj kill test 2,4,6,8 all effect the engine but when 1,3,5,7 are killed it didn't make... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire)
2001 Chrysler Intrepid 2.7L Re @ Re engine VIN: 2C3HH46R41
I have a customer with a 2.7 intrepid and he would like us to install a 3.5 engine apparently out of a 2001 intrepid also. Has anyone done this? I assume it will physically fit but will all the wiring work? Do I ned to change the harness, the computer? Any pro...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Backfire VIN: 3B7HF13Z9X
Vehicle runs and drives poorly all the time, problem is a random misfire along with a random backfire. Vacuum readings are low at 14 to 15 "Hg, but gauge needle is steady without any fluctuations. No codes were stored and the Check Engine lamp is not on, but s...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L No Start VIN: 2B4GP44311
We have this caravan in for an intermittent no start, bear with me becuase this is long. The conditions of the no-start are as follows: vehicle will intermittently crank and not start. this will continue until the ignition switch is cycled to off then back on....
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Calipers VIN: 2B4GP44311
This caravan came in for a brake squeal so we replaced the front pads and rotors and the rear pads and rotors. The vehicle was fine, about 3 days later came back for abs light, found code 16 so replaced right rear wheel speed sensor, on test drive notice left ...
1988 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, Extreme overfueling VIN: 1FTHX26G4J
Would not idle when came in, blowing black smoke, unhooked 2 injectors and would idle, though poorly, yesterday, Signal line on all sensors fuzzy when running about .5 volt spikes above base. Today hooked up injectors again, runs better but with above Exh. rea...
1988 Ford Ranger STX 2.9L losses power VIN: 1FTCR15TXJ
Hello again, It's the same ford ranger as last time cust had for one week and the truck started to loss power while cruising again, I still cannot get this truck to repeat this while I have been driving it. This truck will only do this at cruising speeds of 65...
1988 Ford F-150 Custom 5.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 1FTFEF14H8
The truck came to me after he drove it a year or so. After it runs 5-10 min. it runs out of fuel. The fuel pressure will drop from 40 to 20 and bounce then fall off to 5-10 and die. This truck has 6-7 amps on rear tank and 4-5 amps on front tank. The amper...
1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1FDEE14N6M
E-150 302 Van starts and runs cold, but dies on accelleration after warm up. Only code is 11, system normal. Problem started instantly, instead of progressively. Almost new fuel pressure is constant 40lbs and decreased to 35 by vacuum regulator on fuel rail wi...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.5L pinging VIN: 1FBJS31G32
Hey everyone, this Van is causing me a lot of tension. The customer came in with a pinging problem. He said it started pinging a while back and he put in mid grade gas and the pinging went away. A little while latter the pinging returned and he went to premium... Trouble codes: 452 (insufficent vehile speed sensor input)
1998 Ford E-350 Econoline XL 6.8L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWE30S2W
engine definitely misses on more than one cylinder, will not set individual cylinder missfire codes, however in mode 06 scanner always shows failed missfire test on cylinders 5,6,7,8. replaced plugs , no change,switched coils problem did not follow coils, swit... Trouble codes: P0300
1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 5.7L air in fluid VIN: 2GDEC19R8T
A power booster and master cylinder were replaced by a chain store. When the customer picked up the truck the brake pedal would go to the floor and the will not stop. The store then said the wheel cylinders were the problem. they replace them and the truck wil...
1999 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L evaporater core VIN: 1GTGK29U8X
This vehicle came in wth the compressor belt chattering all postings suggested replacing ac compressor we did that and that problem has gone away. now we have a new problem, The evaporator core is freezing up like ablock of ice. we brought it back in and repla...
1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L No Start, intermitant no start VIN: EG5-100322
Hi there, i have this old honda which wont restart occasionally, it has only occured at petrol stations after the engine has been stopped for a few minutes. after waiting for about 30 minutes it restarts. has never stopped while driving and always starts from ...
2000 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Monitors not done VIN: KMHWF35V4Y
The car came to us with a misfire, which we repaired with the wires and plugs. He took it for a smog test and it failed the NOX and monitors not run. The customer has been driving the car for two weeks and the monitors have still not run for the Catalist and O...
1994 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L CV Joint VIN: 4S2CY58V4R
I am attempting to remove the right front CV axle from this vehicle. My question is how to remove the inner joint from the differential. Does the mounting plate have to be completely from the vehicle to remove the joint or does it pull out with the plate still...
1980 Jaguar XJ6 L 4.2L Starting VIN: JAVLN49C31
Car came in for slow acceleration and running too rich from exaust.Found out that alternator was charging 16.7 volts.After testing voltage i turned car off and tried to start it again and the car wouldnt run.Replaced alternator and still wont run,only has spar...
2001 Kia Sephia LS 1.8L No Start VIN: KNAFB12181
Hi, thanks in advance for any help. This Kia was towed in with a crank no start. We have no MIL while key is on or cranking. We have no communication with the PCM and our scan tool. We have no spark at the plugs but we do have power at the coil. We have no inj...
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L both message centers are blank at all times VIN: 1LNHM82W4Y
I have tested all the power and ground feeds to the instrument cluster and the power from the lighting control module to the cluster. Also tested the feed from the select switch module to the cluster. I have came to the conclusion it has to be the instrument c...
2000 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Loss of power VIN: JM1BJ222Y0
Car came in with a check engine light on. Code P0171. We found the air boot split in two places. Replaced air boot, but when we test drove car it still felt like it was running too lean, it hesitated on accellertion. We knew there was a updated air mass sensor... Trouble codes: P0171 (lean)
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E9Y
hello, I need help with this ML320. It came into the shop missing and check engine lite on. Pulled codes and had misfire codes for all cyl. except #2. We replaced all the plug wires and plugs. Reset codes and test drove. Started missing again and check engine ...
2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1ZWFT61L12
This car missfires under load like a plug wire ign. patterns are same on all cylinders not only one is effected. Air fuel ratio indicates lean mixture with a 16-1 ratio. We replaced fuel pump and filter with ford parts and still the same thing. Wondering about...
1997 Nissan Quest XE 3.0L Door Locks VIN: 4N2DN1117V
Hello, I have this 97 Nissan Quest that intermittantly the door locks will lock by themselves, customer states that all power door locks will lock without touching lock switch after opening drivers door, or after entering vehicle, closing drivers door and driv...
1998 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Misfire VIN: JN1CA2106W
Number 2 injector drops out under a load. Neither cam or crank sensors drop out or spike during the misfire. all injectors ohm out good. Injector ground to PCM voltage drops good. Any suggestions out there?... Trouble codes: P0300
2003 Nissan Sentra Limited Edition 2.5L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1AB51A03
Nissan techs -- customer complained of car hesitating, CE light on -- found code p0725 engine speed signal, unable to find information on all-trac. Tachometer jumps around and doesn't work intermittently. Any information on this code would be hugely helpful. C... Trouble codes: P0725
2004 Nissan Altima S 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D84
thanks for checking this one out. car came in with complaint of just check engine light coming on. it had code p1273 stored (Bank1 sensor1 fault/lean) we checked for vacuum leaks-none found. monitoring the sensor, we did not notice a problem. we cleared code a...
1990 Pontiac 6000 LE 3.1L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2AF54T1L
Hi Gang, I'm stumped on this old pontiac. It is sooo rich it blow black out exhaust. Originally had stuck o2, we replaced and problem still there although o2 reads now. Tried known good pcm and prom because we have no baro reading although map reads fine. Repl... Trouble codes: 44 (Lean)
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NF52T51
This vehicle has never started and ran since we have had it. Spinning the engine over with the starter immediatly shows a P0336 CKP sensor performance. The ckp has been replaced along with 2 PCMs. I went as far as to pull the oil pan to inspect the crankshaft ... Trouble codes: P0336
1964 Porsche 356Sc 1600CC Fuel & Temp. Gauge
Fuel gauge and oil temp.gauge not working.Customer said both worked when car was put away for winter.I ohm checked wiring from both sending units to back of gauge.ok.grounds to gauge unit are good. Battery voltage also at gauges. This is a 6 volt positive grou...
1999 Saab 9-3 SE 2.0L soft top control system VIN: YS3DF78NXX
I can get no action out of this top. Pump runs on demand, all solenoid valves can be heard to operate. Manual operation of top w/ emergency valve open is smooth and trouble free. Oil is topped up w/ OEM oil. There were 2 codes in STC: b2010 "#5 bow switch f...
2001 Saab 9-5 SE 3.0L abs/tcs VIN: YS3EF48Z81
Car came in with a "TCS off" on instrument cluster at start up. The TCS switch has no effect on turning it on or off. A scan for codes revealed a C551,Control module not programmed. When you go into programming the indication is that it is already on V6 which ...
2003 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0L Cooling system VIN: YS3ED49Z42
We have this 9-5 V6 that came in with a lot of oil in the coolant reservoir. Not seeing any solid info that would lead to thinking head gaskets. I am wondering if anyone has seen oil cooler failure. We have quite a few of these in our customer base and have ne...
2001 Saturn SL1 1.9L line pressure VIN: 1G8ZH54891
This Saturn has high line pressure all the time. It is not maxxed out, it does vary with load, but it bangs really hard when shifting, and going from nuetral to reverse especially. In reverse the PID for pressure reads 215. In drive it reads over 100. There ar...
2001 Subaru Legacy GT Limited 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BE65641
Hello everyone, I have an 01 Legacy with a p0133 (FRONT HO2S CIRCUIT SLOW RESPONSE). This is an air fuel sensor. I check with Mitchell and followed there flow chart. I replaced the front air fuel sensor with an oe sensor, cleared codes, and test drove. During ... Trouble codes: P0133 (front ho2s circuit slow response)
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L ignition timing VIN: JT4RN81P8M
problem with checking the timing. it at 31 degree btdc.jump terminals at the conector, no rpm changes or check engine light stay on.jump wires connector at the back of the computer,still no changes.this problem happen when engine is warm only or during smog in...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L all shifts VIN: 3VWRB81H3S
Vehicle has harsh and erratic shifting. Fault code 00518 is stored ( throttle position sensor- outside spec). Have tested all wiring between ECM and TCM(as per wiring diagram from VESIS),found no shorts or opens. All grounds to both modules are good. Replaced ...
1990 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: 4YTYFR75R7
i need to know how this system works if it works from computer and how much volts should it be getting where the relays are and where grounds are if any one had the same problem can just emailme help will be appreciated.
1999 Volvo V70 2.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1LW56W3X
good evening: we have this volvo v70 in the shop for a valve job with a burned exhaust valve. we put it back togather, and it was idling fine, then the check engine light came on and the code was exhaust camshaft over advanced. we were not sure how to set the...

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1995 Audi S6 2.2L No Start VIN: WAUKA84A2S
This Audi was fixed by replacing a blown 15 amp fuse under the floor right side near the ECU and relays. Pull the carpet back and remove the plastic cover to find the fuse. Their are 4 fuses and the fuse for the coils is the one all the way to the right. The f...
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L bleeding VIN: WAUZL54B81
Finally got it bled and still overheats, time to recheck the basics. Went over the whole system and the T-stat hose was cold. I am going to change the t-stat monday, I checked the head gasket and it is still ok. Fundamentals are embarassing when overlooked. Th...
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L abs VIN: WBADM5330X
Thanks for all the replies, 11 replies in total. I did replace the abs module this morning, and had to code it. seems like almost everyone agreed theese modules are always going bad. I did learn about this system a bit also. the archives are full of these bein...
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L Stall VIN: WBAAV53471
Since I couldn't dublicate the problem I decided to replace the fuel pump and filter like many of you suggested. The car has been gone for a week and hasn't act up on the customer, so I think we got it. Thanks for everyones help.
2000 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Mechanical VIN: 2G4WY55J0X
The score was 6 repair- 2 rebuild. My customer read all replies and after two weeks of deliberation chose to rebuild. James from Alabama[ROLL TIDE] and my rebuilder both felt that it was possible that it could fail soon after the repair. Most others had not ha...
1987 Cadillac Allante 4.1L headlights, brake, parking, dash lights, no radio, VIN: 1G6VR3172H
Did not fix this vehicle. It had many issues and could not find a central problem. Fuses and links were all OK. Lights are controled by body computer and I could not comunicate with it. Sorry no fix here.
1997 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L rear hoses VIN: 1GNFK16R8V
Well at this time the customer is going to wait longer than I can keep this post open. The opinions seem evenly divided between converting to a front only system, to various procedures freeing up the rear evap. lines. I feel that a cutoff wheel used carefully,...
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L brakes VIN: 1GKDM19W3Y
thanx to all the replies from around the states, come to find out the brakes did not have anything to do with the pulling, even though the van now has brand new brake parts all around. the idler arms had a little too much play causing the steering wheel to tur...
2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 1.6L pads VIN: KLITD62604
Thank you for all the replies. We called the customer and suggested replacing the pads and rotors. the customer called the dealership and convinced them into still doing it under warranty ( 15k on car). the customer satisfied with the result. Thanks to everyon...
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L booster VIN: 1B3EJ46X3V
sorry for the delay in posting. we were initially directed to replace rear brake hoses to correct as this has been seen as a common problem but did not fix ours. the fix here ws the power booster. it had a second master cylinder fail allowing fluid to enter in...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.2L Starting VIN: 1B7HF16YXX
I replaced the crank sensor ( in the bellhousing ) and it fired right up !! THANKS TO YOU ALL !!!
2001 Dodge Dakota Sport 4.7L Drain VIN: 1B7GG22N21
Thanks for the help. Most everyone knew the answer to this one. The drain is located behind the shield on the firewall and doesn't even really look like a drain tube. It's simply an orifice in the firewall. We put rtv around the orifice so water would run past...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L power widows VIN: 3B3HD46R22
first thanks to all 6 that replied. remove steering column shrouds and monitiored ignition switch voltage. at times while on road test and wiggling key lost of voltage. replaced ignition switch and re-test ok. food for thought ignition switch had chryler and g...
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L No Start VIN: 2PD6442456
thanks to everybody who offered help its at the dealer as soon as they find it ill add what the fix was
1994 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L air bags VIN: 2FALP74W8R
Hello again, We only recieved 1 response to this request and it said to replace the monitor only but we couldn't do that because the short to that circuit existed. We did have to trace the short by process of elimination and found the drivers air bag was the c...
1998 Ford Ranger Splash 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14X3W
Thanks for all the replies. As most of you noted the synchronizer was the problem. We pulled it out with the intention of replacing it but it was like new. I have a tool kit, I bought back when Mac tools used to come in here, that my tech used to synch it an... Trouble codes: P1309 (misfire detection).
2000 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP4043Y
After pulling ecm and finding it had a diablo reprogramming sticker on it and end was sealed with duct tape I recommended owner have proper ecm installed and flash programmed. we put ecm back in it and let him take car. he called back and said problem was no l... Trouble codes: 1309 (misfire monitor failed).
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L no communication VIN: 1FMDU74E3Y we go...I got a lot of help so thank you for that. Alldata does not help at all with the location of the PATS module. Two responses told me exactly where it was located and how to get to it. That is behind the pass air bag and just remove the bag. ...
2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D22
well kids, the customer declined the work at this point. excellent suggestion by one member though, who said to 'load' the wires to pcm. reason is DVOMs do not send enough current though the circuit. for example, a starter circuit may be able to power a test l... Trouble codes: P1432.
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNX21LO3
customer pulled plug on truck. a reply told me it was duty cycle signal, which I knew from reading the info from alldata. I sat heater wires with o-scope while driving. the signal this truck had was a series of three applies, then pause then tree again. the fi... Trouble codes: P0135, P0155.
1998 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 5.7L Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GTHK33R5W
Replaced dist cap and it ran great.Thanks IATN and everyone that responded.
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ58S8W
Well, those of you who suggested that I look harder at the O2 sensor for shorting to power were right on target. I put a new upstream O2 sensor in it and the problem is no more. I had not thought of a short to the power side of the heater causing a rich signal...
1993 Lincoln Continental 3.8L oil gauge VIN: 1LNLM9744R
THANKS GUYS Kind of get sick of chasing my own tail. Hard to believe so many problems with oe parts and reman parts. The 4 th new cluster did the trick.
1999 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1YGF22C1X5
We recieved four replys on this one but were never able to comunicate with the ECM. The suggestions were to check the TP sensor with a 'carmam scan 11 scanner', install an external oil cooler and check the wiring harness. We did check the harness for damage or...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Starting System VIN: WDBJF55F1T
Thanks to all that responded. Seven of the eight said replace the Ign. switch. I did and the car starts the first try, every time. The owner took the vehicle home, didn't drive it for 3 days, and the battery was flat dead. I jump started it, started promptly. ...
2000 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L front brake VIN: 2MEFM75WXY
Thanks to the people who responded, after very close inspection I found and replaced loose ball joints--very hard to get them to pop free but once loose .200 movement---thanks again for suggestions on this one!!
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: 1N6DD26S8Y
Thanks to all that replied...The resolution was replacement of the instrument circuit board as Aaron and Steve correctly suggested. As it happened some Frontiers of the same year had this problem resolved before the vehicle was sold at the dealership level. No...
2002 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR09X12
thanks for your responses but the customer has returned to allow us to try anything else! Trouble codes: P1130.
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4L11DX5C
As we said before the cam/crank sensors did not fix car. Had car towed to dealer for diag. Dealer found bad connection at ECM circuit. Trouble codes: P1111 (Intake/Valve timing control solenoid valve).
1994 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G3HN5219R
Well I kept this car for a week drove it 75 miles let it idle here for probably 2 days with no symptoms. I know I cant fix this car if I cant reproduce the problem. I scoped the ckp sensor for hours saw no glitch. I checked all the wires that I could with no r...
1969 Pontiac Grand Prix 400CID Temp gauge VIN: 276579P271
I got spec's that I think are correct from John [...]. His reply was, Per specs in my Borroughs bt-7707 gauge tester from 100 degrees--350 ohms 210 degrees--76 ohms 250 degrees--51. I tested my gauge and it reads past 250 at 50 ohms but I think it is close....
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L charge light VIN: U-HZJ81-00
Hi there, I took the alternator off this vehicle and dismantled it and found that it has never been repaired or replaced, we must have got it confused with one of the other vehicles in his fleet he has 3 others. so i replaced it and the fault has stopped. if i...
1994 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Rear Wheel Bearings VIN: 2T1AE04R9R
A big thanks to George, Thomas, Richard , Tony and Bill who informed me that the bearing on this car needs to be replaced as a unit, and several of these guys even supplied me with the part number for the right assembly, CR # 930336. I'm not sure what the part...
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Speedometer eratic VIN: 3VWSB81H2S
A few people suggested that I replace the vehicle speedometer sensor that is on the transmission. The sensor was telling the computer that that car was driving over the governor speed and shutting off fuel. Thanks Trouble codes: 00529 (missing info from speed sensor).
1998 Volkswagen Beetle TDI 1.9L G plug light flashes VIN: 3VWBF61C4W
This vehicle came in with the brake lights not working and the glow plug light flashing. There was a code in the pcm for the brake light switch. Nowhere did the charts say that the non functional brake light would cause the flashing glow plug light but when I ...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L SRS light, Oil/engine stop light, CAN buss VIN: WVWAH63B51
Hello. Thank you for all the replies! The problem is very intermittant. Even on the days it was hot enough for the concern to occur, it would only last maybe 1-2 minutes. Not much time to test. While the problem was occuring, I did unplug both the ABS and SR...
2001 Volkswagen EuroVan GLS 2.8L Cooling Fans VIN: WV2KB47011
Well, I was able to get this pig going on Tuesday thanks to all the help I recieved. First, I want to thank Shawn from Kentucky, who sent me a Mitchell wiring diagram Friday night. This diagram actually matched the car!!.The bottom line is, it was the fan resi...
1996 Volvo 850 2.4L Accessories VIN: YV1LW5506T
Thank you all, I call the new Volvo dealer in Panama city and they help me with the new code which is 2411.
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L ABS pump VIN: YV1LW5574W
SO,I DIDN'T ORDER A MODULE... My 2 favorite replies were: the one verifying the 'coffee grinder' pump motor sound was normal, and the other had directions how to open the module without destroying it, and resoldering the pins. Since it was my car, I decided ...
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