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1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L abs indicator light VIN: 1G4CW52KXW
hello guys. this one has me stumped. this vehicle came in the shop today for abs diag. i scanned the codes and there are none. i cleared the codes and the light comes right back on.i did a good visual on the vehicle and found the sensor at the master cylinder ...
1990 Cadillac Eldorado 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1G6FL1330L
hello fellow techs, this caddy will not build fuel pressure. mitchell says that this should have 49 psi. i have 58 psi with the return line blocked, but when running i have only 25 psi regulated. remove the vacuum to the fuel pressure regualator and the pressu...
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L 2nd gear & 3rd gear VIN: 1G1YY2383L
hello all sorry for what may seem like a dumb post but it has been about 10 years since i have played with a700r4 trans. when you drive the car 1-2 shift is at about 2200 rpms and about 12 mph with light throttle and the the 2nd gear will jump out of gear afte...
1990 Chevrolet K3500 Cheyenne 7.4L Stall VIN: 2GCGK39NOL
thanks for any help i can get...truck came from another shop..dies when warms up at idle, or when put into reverse... they put a pcm, 2 ign modules and a iac...i scanned and got no codes fuel pressure ok no back pressure ign. ...all values on scanner ok, but d...
1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition 5.7L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G1YY23P9P
this problem only occurs cold... Vehicle has a bad hesitation (sometimes may stall) at tip-in/part throttle. It feels like TPS is dropping out.(Labscope shows a flawless TPS while problem is happening). The problem is very pronouced for the first 30 to 45 seco...
1994 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L brake pedal VIN: 3G1JC115RS
hello,he customers complaint was the brake pedal goes to the floor.i inspected the brake system found no brake fluid leaks and the linings are all in good codes were found at all.i then road tested the vehical with no condition present,the pedal fe...
1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G1BL52P7S
ok Fellow tech's I have reached the end of the road. I have this caprice in my shop that runs like a bear most of the time.Problem is that when it feels like it it will simply cut out like your turning the ignition on and off,backfires won't idle,or just plain...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 2GTEK19RXV
Driving this truck down the road and the Air Bag light comes on(with no codes) and a PO748 TRANSMISSION CODE SETS.When it happens the light comes on(air bag)the truck jerks and then after that it shifts hard.Has anyone seen this before? JK Trouble codes: P0748 (tranmission presure control)
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L long crank hot VIN: 1GCEK19T6Y
1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L Cuts out VIN: 2C3EL56T1R
Hey gang. I have this 94 concord with a shifting problem that only occures after backfiring in the plenum.Armed movie and road test could not see anything abnormal.fuel trim -5 o2 normalreplace tps as per bulletin with no resolve.Monitor crank and cam sensor ...
1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1C3EJ56H8T
hi dodge guys need some help here, ive got a 96 cirrus with 2.5 v6 car cruising on freeway in od will surge and buck with light throttle heavy throttle will cause backfire. out of o/d the car will backfire through the intake on accel, also drops cyls. intermit...
1996 Chrysler Intrepid ES 3.5L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 2C3HH56F2T
this vehicle has a missfire/backfire under load only after it warms up. It can be reproduced while brake torquing the engine, at about 1500 RPM. No computer codes scan data looks fine. Fuel trim is not excessive. O2s look fine. Sync is present. Injector on tim...
2000 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H3Y
I have a car that seems to have a vacum leak but I am unable to find any.At an idle the LTFT is at +20%,off Idle it is at +20%.also the IAC valve is at 7on the counts.I smoked the intake to find any leaks and found none.Also checked the EGR valve to make sure ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean code)
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L door locks VIN: 3C8FY4BB11
Door locks on this PT will stop working or work sometimes by themselves even after car is off(the acuators). If I disconnect the RKE module and reconnect, the remotes work and the drivers door lock cylinder will unlock or lock all doors. The problem starts if ...
2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KLAJC52Z8Y
this awesome car came to us with p1133 in memory. graphing on a road test showed the waveform gravitating close to bias voltage at a steady cruise. the sensor was replaced (bosch), and the same characteristics remain. on heavy accel or decell, the voltages wil... Trouble codes: P1133 (o2 not switching frequently enough)
1989 Dodge Dakota 3.9L charging system VIN: 1B7FL26X4K
hi fellow tech's.have this customers dakota that is full fielding.the green wire to the ecm is not grounded,but when connected to the pcm it's full fielded.powers and grounds to controller are good as well as voltage drop test from alt to battery.have read dat...
1997 Dodge Neon 2.0L no start cold VIN: 1P3ES47Y7D
Hi , I could use a little info on this neon. No start cold. When cold the scanner gives a reading of 221 deg F.The IAT sensor showed 63 deg F. Has spark and injector pulse. 45 lbs fuel pressure. If I spray carb cleaner into throttle body it will eventually sta...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Misfire VIN: 3B7KF22Z5W
i need help with this one. truck came to me with a complaint of misfires cold,runs fine hot. customer also said had a no start 2 times always started after a tow. he seemed to blame problem on previos repair of intake gasket(don't they always)I drove truck for...
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2L speedo VIN: 1B4H528Y5X
hi people: -this truck came in with poor trany shifting and no speedo at all. -code p0720 (low output spo sensor, rim above 15 mpg) -replaced the sensor , ck'ed harnes and test drive. -the trany not shiftiing problem is now great, but the speedo only woks past...
1999 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1B7MC3362X
This vehicle looses power - usually only when pulling a stock trailer (about 5000lbs) and won't go over 40 mph at wide open throttle. Sometimes when this happens it feels like you are "pumping the accellerator pedal" even though you are holding the throttle st... Trouble codes: P0216 (fuel injection pump timing failure), P0380 (intake air heater 1 relay control circuit)
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 137HF16Y0Y
this problem occurs interm. only on accel. poping from t-body almost like a lean problem but fuel pressure is good around 42 psi . tryed a coil , removing fuel rail & cleaning .need help .where to go next
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L overdrive VIN: 1FMDU34X3S
Suspect wiring problem but trans shop tells us problem could be input sensor which is internal and want to sell overhaul. Alldata says to attach "breakout box" to PCM to test wiring. Don't have one of those or way to locate wires at PCM. MIL connector is OBD...
1996 Ford Bronco XL 5.0L braking
this bronco landed on me today. the customer states he has been trying to correct a hard left pull under all braking levels for a year. a short test drive confirmed this condition. performed a brake inspection and found no defects. pressure bleed and found no ...
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L fan VIN: 3FAFP3136Y
hi guys. i got this 00 focus that overheats. it takes a while for it to get really hot. the fans operate, but only when the temp guage gets pegged. they cycle normally when in a/c mode. there are no air pockets in the system. circulation?, well i can't be sure...
2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L rear axles VIN: 1FAFP42X62
Hey guys, replacing rear axles on this mustang. There is an "S" spring between the two carrier gears. I have done seals in the past with this setup. I was able to push axles in and remove "C" clip without disturbing the "S" spring. On this model the axle hits ...
2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Mechanical VIN: 1FTNW21P43
Hey all you Ford diesel techs, I need some help. I got this 6.0L 03 F250 Super Duty with oil in the coolant, but It doesn't have any coolant in the oil. It also spins over real slow sometimes, and looses power sometimes, and has a hard start sometimes. I have ...
2005 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L vents VIN: 1FMPU15545
i have a problem with the vent controls not working after about 20 min of driving. when i got it to act up it seemed that the control head was still working and going through the positions but the air was not comming out. you can hear that the motor is working...
1996 GMC K1500 Suburban 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 3GKF16R6TG
This one has me pulling hair out...and I don't have enough left to do that! I hope someone can help me see what I'm missing. The symptom on this one is very hard to duplicate, and it only acts up for a few seconds when it does act up. I drove this vehicle abou...
1999 GMC Safari SL 4.3L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GKDM19WXX
iATN Techs, I have a 1999 Safari comeback today for a NO HEAT condition. Yesterday I replaced the thermostat, heater core & complete cooling system flush. When the van left the shop yesterday evening there was lots of heat in the van. The blend door was also w...
1998 Honda Passport EX 3.2L valve train VIN: 4S6CM58W3W
has knocking noise from passenger side valve cover. engine not missing and is dohc version. pulled valve cover and found no problems. suspect cam follower but have no info to help.
1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L all upshifts VIN: 4S6CMS8W68
Vehicle towed to my shop on Sept. 28-Front seal puked fluid out on the Freeway. Referring Shop couldn't find leak, refilled trans and felt it slipping on take off. Only code we found was P0440-Emissions related. No Trans Codes stored in Eng or Trans System. We...
2003 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SHSRD78813
My customer came to us for a second opinion after the dealership told her that a new timing chain was required to elliminate the check engine light. They replaced the cam sensor to no avail. They said the timing chain had excessive play and was causing the pro... Trouble codes: P0341
1997 Hyundai Elantra 1.8L thrust bearing VIN: KMHJF21M5V
Vehicle came in to change oil pan - oil pan rusted through and leaking -we removed oil pan and found 2 half round thrust bearings sitting in bottom of pan -checked crankshaft end play and it moves about 1/4 inch -we have determined by all data's exploded view ...
1996 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58V2T
We had the heads off of this thing and replaced the left head. Ran great when it left. About a week later it was back with a misfire on #[...]. We checked compression and compared to the other cylinders on that bank. They were all 150 and built compression... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2)
1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Timing VIN: JHCDJ58X9W
Help, this Car towed in from another shop.Runs like crap heads were off And camshfts were out.I know the timing Belt procedure is differant I checked the archives and rechecked marks All seem Ok.ButI took valve cover off right bank and noticed single dots on c...
2001 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L timing belt VIN: JACDJ58X11
We installed a Jasper engine and now are trying to get it to run. It started but ran like the timing is off, backfiring and running rough. We are trying to check the cam timing and we are finding conflicting or difficult to understand directions with Mitchell ...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L wipers VIN: SAJKN674XT
1995 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Interior VIN: 1J4FF68SOS
maybe someone can help with this one. i have a jeep that has a short some where it came in blowing fuse #15 for the park lights, dash lighs and brake lights. while in the bay it stopped blowing the fuse but when you turn on the parking lights the turn signals ...
1997 Lexus ES300 3.0L Mechanical VIN: JT8BF22GXV
Hi guys, need some help on this one, it's driving me crazy. We originally saw this lexus for a leak. Brown in color on the right side under the vehicle. Upon inspection initially found oil everywhere on the right side under the car and the Power steering pump...
1995 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L blend door VIN: 1LNLM82W3S
This vehicle came in with complaint of luke warm heat only. Customer stated that AC functions fine, switchs from floor to vent to defrost with no problem. Replaced thermostat and flushed cooling system since it looked like pond water. Still luke warm only. I c...
1992 Mazda Miata 1.6L transmission VIN: JM1NA3519N
Hello fello techs,I installed a new clutch disc, pressure plate,t.o. bearing,refaced flywheel,pilot bearing and flushed trans.Test drove the car when I was done and a noise developed from the trans area.It is a very loud rattle type noise.So I tryed to realign...
1996 Mazda B2300 2.3L state inspection VIN: 4F4CR12A6T
Hello.This truck came in for not passing inspection,found no check eng light in dash replaced bulb and all ok.Now ran koeo and koer with no problem no codes found but my problem is O2 sensor.Cat.EGR not ready now i drove the truck for 60 miles still sensors ar... Trouble codes: 603 (kam keep alive memory)
1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L chassis VIN: JM1NA3532V
Car vibrates between 65 and 75 mph. Balanced wheels, checked all suspension componets, checked u-joints on drive shaft, rear axel appers to be in good condition, motor and tranny mounts in good shape. Feels as if vibration comes from center of car. Please help...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBDA28D7H
Vehicle towed to shop (against my advice . . . don't do Europeans but it's the Mother-in-laws friend) having not started for many months. Charged battery, vehicle cranks well but does not start. Good spark, no fuel. Using Alldata, tested system and replaced fu...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHAZ966X
Thanks in advance. this car came in with a intermittant check engine light on and no drivability complaints. scanned computer and it has a p130 code . o2 bank one sensor one malfunction. My mitchell gives me no diagnostic flow chart , any help would be apprica...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF82H3X
Vehicle starts & dies when cold. If it doesn't die right away, it will die when put into gear. Restarts & often stays running. Came in with MIL & above codes. After reviewing data & researching iATN, replaced MAF and reset adaptions. Symptoms the same w/misfir... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel trim limit bank 1), P0173 (Fuel trim limit bank 2), P0301 (Misfire cyl 1), P0302 (Misfire cyl 2), P0303 (Misfire cyl 3), P0300 (Random misfire)
2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L Stall VIN: 4A3AC54LBY
okay guys here we go again. this is my best buds car, he's owned it since it was a year old, and it is pampered. this eclipse will, occasionally, on a cold morning stall during deceleration when downshifting towards a light. this is a very intermittent problem...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11D72
execive oil consumption, 1 quart every 500 milles. Call dealer to check recall history, no pending recalls. Valve cover have no craks and no update part , pcv have been replace. No diference in oil consumption. please help
1995 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3CX52KX4
Code 623 (P1623). Replaced PCM with OEM ([...]. Samething. No driveability problems. MIL comes on with 623 after a few min. of idle. The PROM I took out was a (1621)7619. Dealer gave me a (1621)5799 EPROM as an update? Samethi... Trouble codes: 623 (prom error)
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L highidleharshshift VIN: 1G3GR62C3S
This vehicle came in for a no start. Quickly narrowed it down to no injector pulse, scan tool wouldn't communicate. Diagnostics led to PCM replacement. Vehicle starts and runs now but my problem and the reason for this help request is I still can't communicate...
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1G3GS64C61
the vehicle has come back with p0741 tcc stuck off and p1599 near stall detected. cleared and has come back numerous times, cannot get to reset code. not sure what avenue to pursue, need help unhappy customer. thanks in advance
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2L Surge VIN: 1G2NF12F22
Used car just came to me and was at anouther shop and they gave up on it. I have a surg at idle when warmed up. I subtitued know good map sensor and checked for vacume leaks and have found nothing. Fule trim is a little high (long term was about -10%) when I s...
1997 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 4S3BG6850V
Hi Everyone, I have a Subaru Legacy w/ the 2.5 DOHC engine that I need some help with. The car came in originally for burnt valves and poor running. It was running on 2 cylinders. I told the customer that both heads needed to be removed and have the valves do... Trouble codes: P1507
2001 Subaru Outback 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 4S3BH66561
car has a vibration and rumble noise siting at idle in drive or reverse, will not do it on the lift, gets worse when the steering wheel is turning, increase idle a little bit and it goes away. vibration is felt through entire vehicle. thinking maybe bad torque...
1990 Toyota Camry LE 2.5L Stall, PINGS VIN: JT2VV22W0L
hey guys got a camry here with a bad attitude . intermitten stall when shifting from p to r or d to r or any combination of idle gear changes . replaced iac cleaned ports , no vac leaks , changed maf , reset throttle stop , still tere !! car also pings hevily ...
1993 Toyota Camry XLE 3.0L Hesitation VIN: 4T1VK13E4P
vehicle will hesitate as if it had poor fuel, or bad air flow meter, only when cold, and only whenn going up an incline slight or otherwise. the best part is it does not do this everytime. we installed a air flow meter (used) the last time it was in and this f...
2000 Toyota Avalon XL 3.0L MIL Lamp on
I checked the Canister Closed Valve and it was bad and replaced it per the TSB EG013-03. PO440 code came back two days later. I vacuum and pressure checked the system and found no leaks. Inspected all hoses and lines. I checked the vapor pressure sensor and t... Trouble codes: P0440
1998 Volkswagen Cabrio GLS 2.0L turn signals VIN: 3VWBB81E3W
Hi all, have this VW that when you turn the headlight switch on the Left turn signal indicator comes on and the LF and LR turn signal bulbs come on. The Turn signal of course will not work on the left side. The right side works fine. The only thing I have come...
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSF29M2Y
mil on cannot find possible causes or circut discription any suggestions from the vw guys on what to check? wonder what direction to head. Trouble codes: P0380 (glow plug heater circuit a)
2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSP69M93
hay vw tecks have this tdi here came in last week check engine lite on scan all systems with ast 5700 vw tool found 2 codes one engine code p0672 unknown cant find any info for this code searched web sights nothing! found other code in instrament for coolent t... Trouble codes: P0672

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2001 Audi TT 1.8L MIL Lamp on, VIN: TR4UWT28N1
Hello group The end result and fix on this TT was a new dash/module. After replacing the vss and checking the wiring under the dash it appears the dash cluster has some problems and the dealer knew of the issue and they also had to do the repair as the modul... Trouble codes: P0501 (vss out of range).
1994 BMW 318is 1.8L drivers door VIN: WBABE532XR
sorry for being so late. the problem with this window was a bushing in the regulator for the motor, new motor did not supply this bushing, when i recieved the new window regulator,it had 2 choices of bushings, you have to install the correct one for the applic...
1995 BMW 325i 2.5L long start VIN: WBACB4320S
Hi and thanks you all for your help , we tried the cam sensor and have a good signal now still have a long crank. We rechecked the wiring an noticed that 2 wires go to the instrument cluster so we removed all the fuses for the cluster and boom it starts every ... Trouble codes: 42 (dwa/ews input).
1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L starter VIN: 1G3WH52M3S
thank for your input on thjis concern it was the ign switch after all it was not giving power on one leg to the pcm/bcm fuse and crank fuse as well as several other fuses on that leg.web site was of great help repairing car.thanmks again.
1991 Cadillac Seville 4.9L transmission VIN: 1G6KS53B0M
we replaced the p.c.m. and they have driven for over a week with no problems.thanks for your help.
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L transmission area VIN: 1GNDT13W1T
Ok the fix was insulating the fuel lines from the body up by the bellhousing, 1st response nailed it by Robert from Indiana, conquering were William from Michigan, Duane from Alaska and Kenneth from Minnesota. Cor from Alberta said it best, I quote (Hi,was the...
1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 5.7L manual 1st VIN: 1G1BL52P3T
checked and 1-2 accumulator piston was too big. installed sonnax pinless accumulator and vehicle shifts fine. thanks to lane he nailed it on the head.
1997 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 2G1WL52M3V
after fixing yellow wire in harness by coil pack 1 problem solved now had goodmaf signal. then went after idle surge& roughness although i checked vaccum line on fuel regulator before &was ok i pulled it again no gas or smell. i decided to start it with hose o...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Lights VIN: 1GNCS13W8Y
Good afternoon all. I received many good replies. The customer returned this morning, after checking from some of the replies, I asked him when this started happening, before or after he got the battery that was in the truck. He said that he thought it was aft...
2001 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Unknown VIN: 2GIWF55E81
I received allot of good responses with the general consensus being either the ignition switch or the BCM. As a couple of you mentioned checking ignition voltage via scan data. Since scan data ignition voltage was the same as actual battery voltage I deducted ...
2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L Lighting VIN: 2G1WF55KX4
THANK YOU to Dan,Dave,Ed,Joe,and Michael for your replies. Ed & Michael [...] had already located a wiring diagram before i got your post that offered to send it to me but THANK YOU once again!The problem ended up being the multifunction/dimmer switch assembly tha...
1993 Ford Probe 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZVCT20A3P
thanks to all, we install the o2 sensor and it helped however it still stumbled on accelleration, after retesting just about everthing, the only thing we found was (that reman maf) was reporting about .2 volts low (replaced maf) it runs yeh! Trouble codes: 186 (injector pulsewidth higher or maf lower than expected without baro sensor), 181 (fuel system at rich adaptive limit at part throttle system lean bank 1), 172 (lack of ho2s-1 switchs indicating lean bank 1), 171 (fuel system at adaptive limit ho2s-1 unable to switch).
1994 Ford Ranger STX 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCR10A5R
thanks to ever one who replyed,we think this is fixed.after sending forever on this truck jim from ontario was on the right track.this module has seven mounting screw,but grounds using only the center screws. ran new grounds to module,replaced none platuim plu... Trouble codes: 218 (idm open or high).
1999 Ford F-250 Lariat 4.6L Wiper system VIN: 1FTPF27W8X
Well I did not fix this one. Like I said I was having a bad week. Most of you right. The motor was bad and so was the new multifunction switch I put in. The dealer fixed this one. I wil remember this one for the next time and hopefully I will not be having a b...
1999 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MISSFIRE HOT VIN: 1FAFP54N1X
Sorry guys for the late closing,but the car really had to go as our shop is so busy that i did not have time to spend on it.I really think it was a coil going bad.So i went to global obd2 under component test #53 test 4 had 8700 missfires.But you have to take ...
2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Dash and blower motor VIN: 2FMDA564X1
Sorry to keep you waiting so long. Seems you all agree it sounds like a grounding issue. I haven't heard if the grounds were a problem or not on this van. Apparently the cluster, blower motor and diagnostic connector all ground behind the right kick panel at t...
1995 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 6.5L Stall VIN: 2GTFK29S5S
Hello and thanks to all who helped. Almost everyone who responded advised me to change the PMD, I thought why not, so I did some research on remote mount kits and I found Diesel Care and Performance Inc. out of Memphis TN who had a kit with a cooler,new PMD an...
2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L No Start VIN: JALC4B142Y
I was concerned about the Stop Motor I recalled not seeing it move when I checked for fuel delivery but was hesitant to look further. Anyway, Marty nailed it precisely. I 1st took the Stop Motor cable off and hence opened the fuel inlet. Engine fired right up....
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Differential VIN: 1J4GW48S1Y
I got three responses and they all said measure the wheel circunference and found one the rear wheels bigger the the front advised customer and he will have two new wheels intalled in the next 5 to 10 days I will post if any more problems show up thanks to all...
1993 Lexus SC400 4.0L power steering VIN: JT8UZ30C5P
Thanks all for your input. The repair was easy as getting a good rebuilt pump! Pump number three (!) fixed the problem. No problems bleeding or filling the system.
2003 Lexus LS430 4.3L Cooling Fans VIN: JTHBN36F44
Not many replies, not surprising given the nature of the problem. Many thanks to those who did reply. One suggested going to the Toyota web site to buy a three day pass to OEM information, the other three offered wiring diagram help from Mitchell- one giving a...
2005 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRF40J75
First of all thanks to all who took time to respond, especially Tom who called on the phone, thanks again. Hooked up the smoke machine to the induction and intercooler system and immediately found a large leak where the inlet pipe attached to the intercooler. ... Trouble codes: P2014 (adjustable cam timing solenoid short or open Baum scanner), P2029 (engine speed signal implausableBaum scanner), P0172 (system rich bank 1 snapon scanner generic), P0238 (boost sensor A circuit high snapon scanner generic).
2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L lockup converter VIN: 1ZWFT61L82
Cristopher, Lane, Michael, Aaron and Anthony thank you for taking the time to read and respond to my request for help. With the scan tool we have and the limited repair information available spending any more time on this would not make sense. As Anthony state...
2001 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8DR07X91
Found from feedback that the intake valve position sensors are a common failure on these. The left and right intake valve position sensors are the same part number. Since this would immediately set a pending code, It was easiest to switch the sensors and confi... Trouble codes: P1145 (Manufacturer code fuel/air metering).
1976 Oldsmobile Cutlass S 5.7L engine VIN: 3J57R6D165
wow lots of quick and helpful replys. we decided to go with a 350 l/b with some head work and cam upgrade. thanks to barry for making me feel stupid,thanks to jan for the great web site () and thanks for all who took the time to school me. wi...
2006 Other GM HMMWV 6.5L 1-2 shift solinoid
Thanks to all who replied. ended up finding the ground wire to the tcm for the 1-2 shift solinoid was grounding before the tcm i was thrown off because all of the resistance tests through the wires to the solinoid were all with in range. thanks again
1992 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L No Start VIN: 4T1SK12E1N
thanks for all the replies. did check several things mentioned and didn't find anything obvious. waited a little while to close to see if car would come back. so far it is still running. will let you know if that changes.
1999 Toyota Sienna XLE 3.0L Lighting VIN: 4T3ZF1306X
Thanks for the help. replaced lest and right side socket pigtails and installed long life bulbs in gate and all is well. Mike P
2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 2.7L Propeller shaft VIN: 4TASM92N8Y
Well we finally got the truck back to work on it. Several replies were right on the money. The slip joint splines were slightly worn. Although barely noticable they were worn. Apparently truck has worked hard in the past pulling heavy trailers and such which m...
2005 Toyota corolla XLi 1300CC Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Misfire cylinder 1,2 VIN: PK51498109
thanks again to guys. definately head gaskit was burn and causes first two cylinders. i would replace the gaskit and solve the problemthrough which you guide me. other way everything is ok and proper working that is, fuel injectors, fuel pump, fuel rail, plugs...
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