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1994 BMW 530i 3.0L 4-5shift VIN: WBAH32328R
well guys i im starting to think this is a case of ever since syndrome car came in for major service and front end rebiuld, apon leaving customer comes back in complaining of long/late shift from 4-5th gear,test driving found it doesnt shift until about 5300 r...
1994 BMW 318i 1.8L Limp Home modde VIN: WBACA6320R
We tried replacing the TCU but still have the same problem. Unfortunatly my euro scan tool wont do this year. So we are stuck with manuel code gathering. And DVMM testing. Trouble codes: TC23 (Range selector switch)
1996 BMW 328is 2.8L Charging VIN: WBABG1321T
hello, this bmw is not charging i have installed two reman bosch alternators,and one carquest battery.voltage at the alt. is 12.7 at larger post and 1.25 at the smaller post. ialso checked voltage at the ign. switch,it appears o.k. gronds and other related pow...
2001 BMW 525i 2.5L Rough on cold start VIN: WBADT33441
BMW Techs please help! I have a 525i with a complaint of roughness on cold start. I have not seen this condition and yes I know the first step should be to verify customers complaint but the powers that be (aka service writers) have not suplied me with a cold ...
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAFA535X1
The car came in with Mil light on - has codes P0365 (18) and P0505 (204) - reset and both came back after 1 test drive - do not have much history with this vehicle and not much trouble shooting capability with our scan tool - any common problems here - car has... Trouble codes: 18 (Camshaft sensor - position B cicuit bank I), 204 (Idle Air Control)
1994 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L starter VIN: 1G6DW52P9R
located and monitored theft deterrant relay,found that during no crank condition the central control module does not ground the relay,tested key switch for ohms reading at the two wire connecter at steering column base,tried two different keys,they both read t...
1988 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 2.8L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS18R4J
Please help!!! Hi gm techs,i have this 1988 blazer 2.8l when accelerating it cuts out just like you have bad ignition module not advancing the timing.Checked all ecm pin voltages,EST signal on vantage pro scope was about 3.8v.Replace module now voltage is 4.4 ... Trouble codes: 45 (rich exhaust)
1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L Starter VIN: 1G1BL82P2R
The car has driveability issues: Bucking and stalling. That is before it just stopped cranking. Once the MAF Sensor was put on the car just quit. NO cranking over and no sound at the starter solenoid or sound at the injectors. I do have a check engine light th...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCEC14W1T
vehicle stalls when giving full throttle thur gears, gets worst longer you drive. when not giving full throttle seems to do fine. no codes. checked fuel pressure ok, checked compression ok, old cat was rattling, checked muffler for blockage ok, checked backpre...
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L abs VIN: 1GNDT13W6V
We have driven the vehicle with the scanner on it and no codes have been set and the data all seems to be ok. WE checke the speed sensr in the transmission and it appeared to be ok. I do not want to have to take a chane on the module so if anybody has any idea...
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC5241W
This cavelier came in with mil on and p0335 and p0342. the customer said that every now and then the car would cough while starting. we were never able to experience any problems with it. we could find no wiring or connection problems. since the parts are rela... Trouble codes: P0335, P0342
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L climate control VIN: 1GNDT13W4X
I have this 99 blazer here. The electronic cliamte control is inoperative. No power to any of the functions except the reciculate light comes on sometimes. I have checked fuses. attempted to scan body control with no luck. I am using a modis and do not see a o...
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: IGCCS1446Y
this truck blows the fuse for ecm1 not ecmb. ecm1 is the 15amp fuse that blows i installed another computer had it flashed and that fuse keeps blowing . i have fixed trucks in the past with a fuel pump because the old one was giving off so many amps that it wo...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Misfire VIN: 1GCHK23111
this truck has a bad fuel knock, and smoke, fuel psi ok, but can"t run a cylinder balance test though scanner,is there another way i can determine what cyl. is missing? has anyone run into this before, no one has any experence on these engines around here.
1998 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64L5W
This vehicle intermittenly will not crank or start,at the same time there are no functions on the instrument cluster.One time I banged on the dash & the gauges came to life & the vehicle started.Was told by another tech that there may be a problem with the clu...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L spacer VIN: 1B7KF2365W
We pulled the front wheels off of this 3/4 ton 4WD truck, and on the right side/passenger side there is a spacer that is mounted between the rim & the hub. The spacer has the following info stamped on it-- 3.5mm,RH SIDE, This side out, 8736. It is about 8 1/2 ...
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 285WB35Z91
1995 Ford Windstar GL 3.8L Stall VIN: 2FMDAS143S
hadnofuelpressure replacedpump started then died replaced coil runs for about 10 min ten dies but will restart checked grounds and wiring ok
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP6537S
95 Ford contour erratic idle cold.smooths out on test drive.replaced plugs,fuel filter,seems to smooth out grasping vacuum lines.replaced no vaccum leak. also have 95 ford probe.the touch of an accelerator rpm jump to 2700 then down 500 then to 1000. replace t...
1996 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEE14Y3T
i have smoked found broken hoses and replace valve because of leak down , airb and aird combination valve, code returned . can any ford techs lead me in correct direction , i hace a code po411 sescondary air is there any specific test i can run to detect probl... Trouble codes: P0411
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU34E2W
Hey Ford guys, this Exploder has fuel trims at idle at +20% on the short term, and -20% on the long term. This seems strange to be this way, but who knows on a Ford. I hear a vacuum leak, and I know how sensitive Ford's are to leaks like that. This has a plast... Trouble codes: P0171 (bnk 1 lean), P0174 (bnk 2 lean)
1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Surge VIN: 1FAFP42X7X
Hello fellow techs, This is a good one, at least we can get the problem to occur. Symptoms: While driving vehicle at any speed spedo drops out intermittently sometimes cuts out completely. This in turn causes surging and upshift problem, also overdrive ligh... Trouble codes: P0721, P0340
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Alternator VIN: 1FMYU02111
Hi Guys, To R&R the alternator on this V6 all wheel drive Vehicle, Mitchell says to remove the axle and intermediate shaft first, though the procedure to do that does not seem to make sense of what I am looking at here. I cannot even see how you can get this ...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L brake pads VIN: 1FDWF36P94
hi guys, need help with super duty ambulance, poor braking. replaced one rotor trued all rotors installed wagner thermo quiet pads and unit would not stop with normal pedel effort. after several stops brakes begin to heat fade. even cold, braking does not seem...
1997 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L abs light illuminated VIN: 4S2CM58V6V
greting fellow techs.we have an isuzu that is giving us some troble.abs light has intermittently been coming on.check for codes and found codes 27 & 36.we replaced both rear abs sensors,cleared codes and test drove.the light did not come on for us.customer cam...
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L water pump VIN: 4S2CCM58W2
We replaced the water pump and timing belt on this vehicle, and it wouldnt start. Rechecked timing marks as per Mitchell (more on that later. Found no compression on 1 bank. Reading that this is a bender, we removed both heads, and found nothing wrong. After a...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on, Trans shifting VIN: 1J4G248S5Y
This vehicle is crazy. Along with the code 1763 I also lose data intermently on my scan tool. Bare with while I try to explain this! Vehicle came in with two problems trans shift concerns and the other which was not mentioned by customer is engine would quit i... Trouble codes: P1763 (Governor Pressure Sensor Volts Too High)
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J8GW48S73
We have ran all the charts for this code. We have smoked the system and can find no leaks. We have replaced gas cap and LDP pump and still have same problem. We have a DRB-3 scanner and can force run this monitor. We are running out of questions to ask. We did... Trouble codes: P0456
1990 Land Rover Range Rover 3.9L transmission VIN: SALHV1245L
the customer said that the gas pedal got stuck under the floor mat and when the car wouldnt stop they put the transmission in neutral and then tried to put it back into drive with the engine reved up. now it drives but only in second gear and after a few secon...
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 4.3L Starting VIN: WDB2200701
This car came to the shop to replace a front shock absorber. The next day I started the car fine, parket at lot and then next time I went to move the car but the key does not work. Check all fuses and ok. Customer gave me a thin key part number [...] and ...
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L engine noise VIN: 1MEFM5OU32
just looking to see if anyone has come across this engine noise. when the engine is cold there is a loud squeeling rubbing type noise coming from the transmission side of the motor, i cannot really determine which bank it is coming from, after car warms up noi...
1993 Mitsubishi Montero SR 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JA4MR51H3P
Have been in this vehicle three times now. Started out with water pump. Pump was defective, went back in to replace and noticed that vehicle also had several lifters that were ticking. Replaced lifters and cams as one of them was scored on 3 lobes. The replace...
1995 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L ignition VIN: 4A3AJ56G3S
Hello fellow techs, I got this mitsubishi gallant with no spark; cranks fine. Died while driving. I have tried couple of things but somehow no result. I don't have much experience with these vehicles as I am a toyota tech; so please help me with clues y...
1995 Mitsubishi Mirage ES 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AA31C75
This Mirage showed up with a MIL and a code P0340 (cam sensor circuit) stored. Car had coolant leak from upper hose and was spraying on dist. and connector area. Before any repairs were made, the 5100 was hooked up and cam signal was checked. It was ok until h... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam sensor circuit)
1984 Nissan 300ZX Turbo 3.0L control VIN: JN1CZ14S1E
This is probably a stretch but I'm hoping there's an old school Nissan tech out there who has seen this. This car came in with a complaint of a noise from the heater with the temp control on the cold side until the car was driven for ten miles or so and then t...
1993 Nissan GTR 2.6L abs and 4wd VIN: BNR3230135
Hi Gents, I am not familiar with car i have no abs or 4wd i beleave code 13 is the g sensor. Has any one come across this problem and is the g sensor located under the center console. I can not communicate with the launch scanner. Thank you any info would be a...
2001 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Power steering VIN: 1N4DL01A41
Pump, rack, or line(s)??? This head scratcher has a LIGHT steering whine/growl noise, alittle worse at full lock either direction when loaded (wheels on ground); at any engine RPM. Best heard in car, windows up; positively confirmed as a steering system hydrau...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
Car came with no start(code P0340) but wanting to start on 1 cylinder. It does have spark on all 4 and fuel pump is running. Spark plugs were black(rich). Changed cam sensor- no help. Moved new cam sensor to crank(same sensors,dealer said)no help. Once when tr... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft sensor)
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX 3.5L Stall, BLOWS FUSE AND DIES VIN: 1G3WH52H6Y
vehicle blows fuse for pcm and bcm only while driving in forward, c/s it will never blow fuse in reverse, no codes found, although scanner shows park/ neutral switch is not reading properly, dash display is correct but scannner show reverse when in 2nd gear lo...
1994 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.3L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2NE5535R
hello techs, this one has been to 3 other shops for running bad. after fixing wiring problems and replacing coil cover car runs fine. problem is act and ect are both stuck at 304 degrees by my snap-on scanner. no codes for this. i have checked all wiring for s...
1997 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1G2JD12T5V
Vehicle came in on the hook. Engine shakes really bad and stalls. Fuel pressure is good, compression is at 125 to 135 on all cylinders. Cylinders #1 and #4 have no spark. Tested Ignition coils, Ignition control module, Coil and module housing on this vehicle h...
1998 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on, LONG CRANK VIN: 1G2JB1248W
Complaint of long crank at times with check engine light.Happens cold or hot.sets code 335 and 342 w/ freezeframe info showing rpm super high (over 9000),and cam and crank resyncs showing up.when problem occurs engine kicks back like a timing issue. wiring tes... Trouble codes: P0335, P0342
1990 Saab 900 2.0L master cylinder VIN: YS3A175L5L
The master cylinder was replaced due to low brake pedal & previous attempts to bleed system. The vehicle is only used on weekends in summer & sits all winter & brake fluid had not been previously been replaced. Thanks to all who reply ( mike).
1999 Saab 9-3 Viggen 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3DP35G7X
hey guys I need your saab expertise on this one. car came with mil complaint no driveabilty concererns. saw the o2's were on the lazy side with the milage reccomended replacement as normal service. removed and replaced the sensors also replaced the fuel pump r... Trouble codes: 1641 (fuel pump relay), 1135 (o2 circiut), 1141 (o2 circuit)
1999 Saab 9-5 2.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: YS3ED45E1X
Under normal driving conditions problem is not apparent and code is not set. Under hard acceleration @ highway speeds, and turbo boost noticeable, vehicle will suddenly and violently hesitate as if ignition was suddenly cut off and then back on. Turbo boost ap... Trouble codes: 1549 (Charge Air Malfunction)
2002 Saturn SC1 1.9L Misfire VIN: 1G8ZN12832
this car came in with a miss about 2 mos. ago. our other shop did tune up was ok for about a week . came back with chec eng lite po301 then they sent it to me. i check for spark ok ichanged plugs put in what it called for (its not what they had in there i can'... Trouble codes: P0300
1991 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: JT4VN13D4M
Pulling my hair out again.. Truck came to me from a used car lot.. Battery was and is dead.. Have to use a jump box to get it to start so I can't see if it had any codes. It doesn't set any codes quickly or while i have it running to help me out any.. The prob...
1994 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L steering VIN: 4T1GK13EDR
Was at another shop replaced ps pump and presure line after trip they noticed at full lock right or left there is a very loud mone. the presure hose is secure to all the mounting brakets. It is like the pump is making the noise and it is going thru the presure...
1998 Toyota Corolla CE 1.8L Cannot fill gas tank VIN: 1NXBR18E1W
Cannot fill gas tank without nozzle shutting down after 2 seconds. We have checked all the vent/vapor lines at the tank, no trouble found. There is a "onboard recovery valve (fill check valve)" on the top of the tank, it is connected to a line that goes to the...
2001 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L knocking sound VIN: JTDDR32T31
Just bought this vehicle for my son to go to college in and didnt hear anything wrong when buying it.engine is fine when idleling but when you get warmed up and the oil gets thinner and you raise the rpms up to about 1800-2000 rpms it starts to make a knock no...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWRF81H7W
I have tested all the induvidual components the glow plugs all work with 12 volts I replaced the coolant temp sensor and the glow plug control unit because it had melted the power lead The problem is that the glow plugs do not stay on long enough with the temp...
2000 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.8L Accessories VIN: NO VIN
Hello my Iatn friends. i have this V.W that the front windshield wiper motor is stuck or works very slow. i need to replace that motor but the problem is with the plastic cover under the front windshield it is stuck with no bolts or clips that i can see. i ...
1998 Volvo V70 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: YV1LW5572W
On 07/20/06 the vehicle came to us with the CEL on. we found code: 411 THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR, SIGNAL TOO LOW. We replaced the TPS sensor and released the vehicle. On 08/28/06 the vehicle returned with a complaint of stumbling off idle when cold but no CE...

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1991 Acura Legend LS 3.2L No Start, Misfire VIN: JH4KA7670M
Yes the beast is fixed!First let me thank all the great techs that took the time to respond to my request.James from Florida and Dale from New York were very helpful with their input. First I went back in to look at the Main Relay.Had power coming from Ignit...
1998 Audi A4 2.8L communicaton
good morning: gosh i recieved 17 replies for this one. all without exception says the abs unit computer is bad. that was my original suspesion , and youall confirmed that.. only had one that had the same code that was generated by the abs unit. it was marc. ...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L Condensor fan VIN: WBAAM5337X
The fan that the body shop replaced was defective. The fix for this car is a new fan. Thank you for the replies. If I can ever help you let me know!
2000 BMW 323Ci 2.5L Misfire VIN: WBABM3348Y
The owner has not returned from the field, looks like he may not be back until the time limit for this post has closed. Looks like the #1 contender for the cause would be the pcv valve and/or hoses, located under the intake manifold. There is a BMW service bul...
1996 Buick Riviera 3.8L No battery charge VIN: 1G4GD2215T
Well after 3 different alternators 1 being AC DElco there was no change. I was able to full feild the alternator manually which led me to believe that the ecm was the cause. The customer is on his way to trade it in. I appreciate all the help and cannot wait t...
1990 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation VIN: 2G1WL51T3L
On this car I ohm checked the the injectors and found three of them to be bad. I replaced all of them with a updated style.It fixed the tip in hesitation as well as the high h/c 's.
1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Axle actuator VIN: 2GCEK19KXR
Truck is fixed and gone. Thanks to Chuck, Eric, Antony, Willaim, [...] res...
2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GBHG31R62
frist and fore must THANKS for the replys! must of you were right, the cap on the distributor was nasty inside but never got to get it to misfire!the screens on the cap doesn,t allow air in, corosion builds up causing it to misfire! again thanks for the input!... Trouble codes: P0101 (Mass air flow curcit out of range), P0300 (Random Misfire).
2000 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.2L Stall VIN: 2C3HH56J4Y
hello guys thanks for all the help it turned out to be the cam sensor wire was shorting out to the boddy fo the engine and causing it to stall when it touches . repaired harness and kept on driving it and it was ok .thanks again for all the hints ati rules .
1995 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L Blend Door VIN: 2FALP74WXS
It seems to have a dead spot in the sensor portion of the motor I captured it once on the sweep of the motor but never could get it to duplicate, since the motor is brand new and the customer doesnt want to pay for the dash R & R again if it turns out not to b...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 4.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTDF15Y5S
lots of info received from other members and do appreciate all help replies but was basic information-'check the basics' info that i have tested and retested and tested and retested equipment to be certain my testing was not skewed test results,i still have th...
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L abs VIN: 1FMZU34X3W
You guys got it fixed! Replaced L/F sensor and all is well. The tip-off is the slight pull to the opposite side. Some said there is a TSB on this but it is not on our alldata. I aggree with the replies suggesting to replace both. This customer did not but unde...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 5.4L Unknown VIN: 1FTSX31L4Y
AS I knew prior to post that the problem was somewhere in the front differentional, where? With the problems I have seen with the lockouts freezing or comming apart that is where I started. What made this direction a little easier was it was not vacuum control...
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L Surge VIN: 1FAFP53U7X
Success. This one is fixed. Problem was the VSS. Whith the car on the lift, in first gear I ran a graph on the speed with OBD II software in my PC. Without the actual speed changing the VSS input would jump from 8 to 14 or 15 MPH for just a short. Several folk...
1999 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Heated seats VIN: 1FMZU34EOX
Sorry for the delay in the fix. Turns out both modules were bad. I didn't think they would both stop working at the same time, but they did. We checked all wiring and verifed switch operation, again. All checked good. Rechecked values for thermistor and seat h...
2000 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L door chime VIN: 1FMRU15L5Y
It would be nice if Ford would put out some info on their beep/chime codes. Thanks for all the input on this. The problem was the air bag light bulb in the dash burnt out. Have a great day and try not to bust to many knuckles on this Friday the 13.
2001 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FPRAR0869
i want to thank all those who sent me info on this job ..this job needed programming .i have the tool but the costomer change the computer so i could not get the info from the old one to reprogramme the other one.i told costomer to take it to the dealers and h... Trouble codes: P1639 (vehicle id block corrupted not programmed).
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Intake Manifold VIN: 1FTRX18L62
I did order a new manifold and the new one was not molded with such a crown across the coolant port sealing area. If any thing it was concaved very slightly in this area, but only about .002' as oposed to my old manifold having aprox. .030' crown. The new ma...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMRU15W13
Thanks again to everyone that replied. A few of you suggested checking the pcv system and a few asked if the O2 sensors were plugged into the correct connectors, both items were addressed in the original post. I also swapped injectors from one bank to the othe... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel system lean bank 1), P0306 (cylinder 6 misfire detected).
1996 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 4.3L no start VIN: 1GTEK14W8T
After considering everything I had tried and tested I decided to go with a gut feeling that plug voltage was too low even though my k.v. tester showed voltage on crank. I tried to get my inductive timing lite to work on the plug wires it would not,so I got a s...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1J4GW58N7Y
thanks for information, i had this remove in morning, what happens was it's so carbon-up, it covered the entire head bolt and have a flat surface, since it's way in there, we did not expore too much.
1995 Lexus LS400 4.0L cluster lighting VIN: JT8UF22E5S
sent cluster to mikado in san francisco. turn around was near two weeks but it is certainly fixed. thanks to all of you.
1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L fuel &glow system VIN: WDBJF20F8V
Hi everyone, sorry for the delayed closing. It was out of my control; custumer was out of town and i didn`t know if the car was fixed or not. Any way, he called me back and told me everything was okay except for the shifting on trasmission that i think, or shi...
2002 Mini Cooper 1.6L Accessories VIN: WMWRC33412
Thanks so much for the needed help. Fix was easy, with key in off position press and hold the odo reset button, while holding button turn key to the '1' Accessory postion, keep the button pressed for approx 5 more secs until the current SII status appears in t...
2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, HIGH IDLE WHEN COLD VIN: 4A3AE45G32
Well, as always everyone was a big help. We did recheck timing belt and all was well. We believe the pcm is at fault but customer says he is not that concerned. Thanks again for the info.
2000 Other European passat wagon 1.8L code 16826 VIN: WVWBA23B7Y
gave the vehicle to another tech in the shop. he found that purge valve not sealing properly causing leak intermittantly. now all is gooood... 8 key cycles, not returning. THANKS STEPH!!!
1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.4L Ignition switch VIN: 1G2JB5248V
Thankyou to all who replied to my help request.What I ended up doing to get the neccessary shifter travel on this car was to loosen and slide the console forward about 1/4'.The customer then recalled that the car had been broken into at some time and had messe...
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L Long Cranking VIN: YS3ED48E8Y
This problem is F I X E D. The short story, 4 new injectors. The long story. Building on input I got from David (Indiana)I had concentrated on rest pressure leak down. The system pressure would falls down to zero within about 2 hrs or so (not always but ... Trouble codes: P0300 (without check engine light only on the last visit. was not stored on the 1st visit).
2000 Saturn SL2 1.9L Misfire VIN: 1G8ZK5279Y
Well as I was being told by Thomas, Marty, Nicholas and Christopher... Replacing the module and coils with dealer parts would and did fix it. (I actually had the wreckers send another one because of customers finances, (at that time they tell me they (wreckers... Trouble codes: P0340 (Cam Shaft sensor), P0341.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWRA29M4Y
hello to all! I would like to thank all who participated in my immancipation of this 2000 vw and its problems. Special cudos to Scott from New York, and Donald from Florida. They helped with my problem, it was the ecm for the abs system. When i disconnected it...
1992 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AW8800N
Found a cracked fuse #6. The crack was right at the end where it wouldn't be visible. I was checking the feul pump relay and voltage fell of while cranking causing feul inj ecu to not allow ignition ecu to fire signal to the powerstage..So my no spark problem ...
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