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2001 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L mirrors VIN: WAUYP54B01
hello audi techs, i have a 2001 allroad. the mirrors are inop. no illumination either. looking at the wiring diagram it looks like the mirror memory control module may be at fault. the illumination lookes like it gets it's feed from the cluster. the fuse that...
2000 BMW 328Ci 2.8L expansion tank VIN: WBABM5343Y
found oil in the expansion tank mix with coolant.check the tranny cooler hoses no coolant.the customer never complain off over heating and car run good.I want to know if any one has this problem before.possible crack head or bad radiator.thank you.
2002 BMW 540i 4.4L Coolant Temperature Gauge VIN: WBADN63412
Vehicle came in, it had been overheated (I dont know to what extent) it had lost most of the coolant from a broken reserve tank broken due to it freezing solid from a lack of enough anti-freeze in the system (and more water). We replaced the reserve tank and p...
1999 Buick Regal LS 3.8L Surge VIN: 2G4WB52KXX
Vehicle has a surge or bucking going up a long steady hill, not a misfire, but a strong surge that you can usually power through by more pedal pressure. long term fuel trim and short term fuel trim show +4 and -3 respectively, fuel pressure remains 50 psi. Hav...
1994 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Charging VIN: 1G6KY5295R
this cad came in not charging, replaced alt. still not charging. this alt has only one wire, it is the hot wire coming from the battery and it does have 12v on it.there are no wires going to the reg. plug. The old alt. has silicone in the term. hole where you ...
1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L radio, dome lights, dash lights VIN: 1GNCT1821K
I'm having some wierd electrical problems. Earlier this summer this malady started. When you open the doors, the radio forgets what station you have tuned. It is a stock radio and it worked great up until then. If I open the doors while it's running it also ha...
1999 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GCGC23R0X
thanks for the help in advance.i am posting this for my coworker he just bought this truck at a used car lot thinking it just needed a tune up .it runs good until closed loop takes over and then it feels like it has a miss in it and it hesitates. sumtimes we h...
1997 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L engine dies VIN: 1C4GP64L8V
I need help on a 1997 town & country with a 3.8 in it. The vehicle will run fine maybe for half the day or it may die like you shut the key off 3 or 4 minutes after you start it. Usually at idle. It will start right back up without cycling the key and might ru... Trouble codes: P0340 (no cam signal to pcm), P0106
1997 Dodge Avenger 2.5L No Start VIN: 4B3AU42N9V
This Vehicle is back today with a No Start, it died on the freeway and hasn't ran since. We replaced the PCM a couple of weeks ago for the same condition. PCM has good power and grounds, no communication and no start. ASD relay is not receiving a ground from P...
1998 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on, CEL Flashes VIN: 4B3AU52N5W
Ok,,, Here we go again. We have a 98 Avenger in here that the cuatomer purchased from a used car lot. Has a check engine light that flashes intermittently. Sometimes will flashes 25-30 times or more, sometimes it will flash once or twice. Usually happens after... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0303-), P0303 (p0306-), P0306
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 5.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, PINGS VIN: 1B7HF13Z4X
this dodge originally came in for code po300 misc. cylinder misfire. test drive vehicle and unable to duplicate. find all ignition parts to be original. replace ignition parts and perform motor vac service. test drive truck, find no problems. return to custome... Trouble codes: P0304
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck ST 5.9L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3D7MU48C14
I need some help with this Dodge it came in with code P2127 and a very bad hesitation in the first inch of throttle movement I performed the proper test as per alldata charts for that code replaced apps sensor this one bolts to the engine the hesitation is muc... Trouble codes: P2127 (Throttle Validation Switch Low)
1959 Ford Thunderbird 3.5L steering box VIN: DY71Y11200
Need help in taking this steering box out.Looks like the steering shaft is attached to steering box, so do I take out the steering column completely out? Help???
1995 Ford Aspire 1.3L No Start VIN: KNJLT05H05
this vehicle came to us from another shop (lube shop). we were told the vehicle was driven to the grocery store , shut off, never to start again. they told us they checked it out and it had a bad timing belt. upon teardown, we found no belt problems, so we cal...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP52U6W
good morning techs, We got this taurus that failed state inspection for PO411 secondary air injection incorrect flow, we did install new pump & fuse, but code still comnes back, koer test the air pump comes on for about 30 seconds & then shuts off, we have vac... Trouble codes: P0411
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L timing belt VIN: 3FAKP1134W
need some tech info on the timing belt install. when the stop screw is inserted into the side of the block the crank goes past tdc before stopping. is the timing set with the piston at tdc or the crank up against the stop? thanks in advance to all that reply -...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14C1X
hello fellow techs, I,m new to iATN so bare with me.I have this 1999 ford ranger in the shop and the MIL is on.It has a P0301 NO.1 cylinder misfire.Pulled the plug looks good.Ohm the ignition wire OK.Checked coil output OK.At 2000 rpm runs fine.Let the throt... Trouble codes: P0301
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP58201
code 460 fuel level sensor any tids or cids for this system or any info concernig this code
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L Torque converter VIN: 1FT5W31FX1
Once converter locks up it cycles on and off. The command state changes on the sccan tool so it is being commanded down. Appears to be in a rythmic cycle. Have ran movies of all data streams and all appears to be normal. AP is flat, RPM flat untill unlock. BOO...
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRX17L11
I have this truck that I have to believe is in Theft mode. It is a crank with no start. The theft light stays on for three seconds with key on. Proves out fine. If you Crank it right away, same result. 3 second prove out. If it stays in the shop it will start ... Trouble codes: P1260
2002 Ford Focus ZTW 2.0L alternator VIN: 1FAFP36312
Customer came in said was over charging sent alternator out tested bad regulator. replaced alternator and still have over charge issue. checked reulator plug wiring and found the wires to be folded and twisted so i replaced the pigtail and still the same.. che...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTSW30P13
I'm working on this 6.0L Powerstroke that belongs to a well service company. When it originally came in, it took extended crank time to start, ran very rough, and barely had enough power to pull itself into the shop. Had above listed codes in memory plus: P261... Trouble codes: P0264 (Cyl 2 Injector Circuit Low), P0267 (Cyl 3 Injector Circuit Low), P0273 (Cyl 5 Injector Circuit Low), P0276 (Cyl 6 Injector Circuit Low), P0282 (Cyl 8 Injector Circuit Low), P0341 (CMP A Circuit)
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L Hesitation VIN: 1FTWX32P73
I have a 2003 ford f350 diesel that originally had someone else do a headset with new titanium head bolts. Well that someone is no longer with us now its my baby. After engine was reassembled had no throttle response like the throttle was dead. checked codes a... Trouble codes: P0487
1999 GMC Savana 1500 5.0L waterpump VIN: 1GTFG15M5X
the van came in with antifreeze coming out the waterpump weepage hole outlet .changed waterpump &stat. refilled ran and purged .let run 2 hrs double checked everything.2 days later its back in with antifreeze coming out from the block and waterpump. replaced g...
1999 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 5.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GTFC24T7X
Vehicle has not acted up for me yet, driven in all conditions. Customer says when hot, slowing down will stall unless he puts shifter in neutral and holds feeder higher than idle position. Intermittent, seems worse when wet weather. I have done a motorvac, rep...
2000 GMC Yukon SLE 5.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GKEC13TOY
This Yukon will idle at about 500-600 rpm, stumble a little then pick up to around 950 rpm's. Customer has complained of an intermittent dieing problem. I performed all above repairs as he had never done any maintenance on the vehicle since he bought it new. I...
2005 GMC Yukon XL 1500 SLT 5.3L Electronic VIN: 1GKFK16Z05
owner complaint speedometer will stick be 60 and 70 mph while driving we check sensors at trans housing scan for dtc (only code po157 o2 sensor low voltage ) this is chauffer driven week days owner drive weekend to country ( manahtten ny to upstate aprox 60 mi...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Stall VIN: 2HGEJ1222S
thanks ahead of time...problem is sitting at idle in drive for about 5 minutes car stalls...while running test, i noticed if i put it in low it stalls immediatly,.ignition system seems to be ok, as well as fuel pressure,.i found no codes and i havnt got the ri...
2001 Honda Accord LX 2.3L Air bag VIN: 1HGCG56481
Scanned with a OTC scanner no codes in PCM memory. Jumpered 4 & 9 on OBD II conector and get a 93 code. I have no info in Mitchell that can assist, And there are no posts on this sit. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L No Start VIN: JNKBY31D0V
hello fellow techs, todays special is a 97 infiniti q45, no start, well should I say starts for less than a sec. I have one good inject pulse then nada, does run on carb clean. Now for the million dollar question. In the archives I see that the imoblizer can d...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4GW48S32
Vehicle coolant light appears. Customer adds 1 liter coolant per week. No visible signs of leaking. No mechanical signs of leaking.
1990 Lincoln Town Car 5.0L steering VIN: 1LNCM81F3L
Removed tie rod ends and inspected ball joints to see if binding. Ok. Warranty replaced power steering pump. No power steering at idle. Real Hard Steer. Idle up motor and you can feel steering assist. Seams Ok when driving.
1994 Mazda B4000 SE 4.0L No Start VIN: 4F4DR17X9R
Truck has extended crank when cold. Has spark and fuel pressure. Does not have injector pulse. If you shut key off and try again may start right up. Swapped relays and no difference. Power and grounds seem good. Upon investigating IATN archives I found several...
2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L Front Brakes VIN: 4F2CU08122
I am going to try oem rotors unless you guys have any other suggestions, Brakes don't pulsate, just noisy. And once it starts, it will make noise every time.
1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 3.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: WDBJF20F5T
greetings, i was just handed this problem from another shop, vehicle stalls when cold. i was told that they replace glow plug relay located on the inner fender well, and all the fuel filters. i did notice some fule leakage at the injection pump lines going int... Trouble codes: P1480 (preglow control), P1520 (cruise control switch)
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 5.0L Battery symbol VIN: WDBSK75F63
Hello, what i have is a fairly clean 03 SL500. 20k miles... I did a lot of fun work, including repairing troubled R headlight and glovebox lock(whoever tried that one, will know). We replaced 2 batteries since both AGMs plainly refused to hold charge.. Then BA...
1993 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN8HD17Y2P
hi:i need help on this came in with a miss on cylinder #2 diaqgnoised it to a bad fuel injector.i wanted to replaced the 1 injector with a new one.the customer found a set of remanufactered? injectors on e-bay for the price of 1 injector and wanted them...
1997 Nissan Pathfinder XE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN8AR05Y5V
replaced knock sensor and evap vent solenoid. truck came back with light on again with same codes. Trouble codes: P0325 (knock sensor), P0440 (evap small leak), P0446 (evap vent solenoid)
1997 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L No Start VIN: JN8AR05Y5V
Ok here goes I am working on a 97 Pathfinder that seems to have a interment to start problem after a hot soak. Two weeks ago we installed a new timeing belt, and MAF sensor. Custmer said that if the truck sits for 10 mintues after driving it for more then an h...
2002 Nissan Maxima SE 3.5L MIL Lamp on, High Idle Speed VIN: JN1DA31D62
This is a drive by wire car, that has 3 Re-Learn procedures associated with it as per Mitchell on Demand. The first one is to Re-Learn the Accelerator Pedal Released Position. The second is to Re-Learn the Throttle Valve Closed Position. Then there are 2 pr... Trouble codes: P0507 (Idle Speed too High)
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L magna steer VIN: 1G3GS64C31
I have a customer that is complaining about the steering being too hard on her 2001 Aurora with a 4.0 "C" engine. This car has "magnasteer" where it uses magnatism instead of p/s pressures to change the amount of assist. I have duplicated it a couple of time...
1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L Bleeding VIN: 1G2JB1243T
Did front pads and rotors. Brake flush, no problems. Went to bleed and got nothing. Replaced master cylinder still no pressure. ABS unit you think? I hope not... Any help is appreciated. Thanks
2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX54K01
Code will reset after a couple of days. 20 to 75 miles. Sensor looks good on the scan tool. Customer complaint of poor or rolling idle at stop lights. Very infrequent and have not been able to confirm idle problem. Any info appreciated, Thanks Nick {Vehcile is... Trouble codes: P135
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L ABS light on VIN: 1G2WP12K82
replaced right front wheel speed sensor for code C0040 rf speed sensor. cleared code and customer picked up vehicle. Now 2 months later same code and also a C0041 code for rf speed sensor circuit range /perf. ebcm ? tested sensors on scanner no known glitches ...
1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 3.6L traction control VIN: WPOCB2961L
I have a 1990 C4 with a traction control problem. I have checked codes and there are none. On sharp left turns, when the 4 wheel drive kicks in, the traction light and brake light comes on and the car beeps. The owners manual states that this is an indication ...
1996 Saab 900 S 2.3L Monitors won't run VIN: YS3DD75B0T
This car failed the Massachusetts emissions test because it hasn't run the OBD-2 monitors - any of them. Cat. converter, O2S, EVAP, etc etc - not a single one of them will run. Engine gets up to normal tempurature quickly, goes tight into closed loop, but two ...
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L door locks VIN: YS3ED48E1Y
Good afternoon everyone. I have an 00 Saab 9-5 that i am actually selling and the power door locks dont work. I have noticed that sometimes they will work and it seems that that happens when it sits out in the sun (this is just a guess) When it works it will w...
1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L removal of heater box VIN: 4S3BG685X7
Hi all hoping someone can make me feel stupid and tell me how to remoe the heater box from the firewall. I have the dash and steering bar brace removed from the vehicle and found 2 nuts at the top of the box and one bolt on the lower passengers side that hold ...
1998 Subaru Legacy Brighton 2.2L Filling tank VIN: 4S3BK4256W
When filling gas at the station. The nozzle keeps shuting off. You can fill, but it is very slow! Any Ideas?
1991 Toyota Previa LE 2.4L No Start VIN: JT3AC12R9M
I have this van with no start.Fuel pressure was high,regulator was leaking so replaced the regulator.Spark plugs were wet(due to leaky regulator).Still no start.Checked all ecm voltage,cam signal (G1 & G-)has no signal but Ne signal is fine.I don't know how hi...
2001 Toyota Sienna CE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T3ZF19C41
Hello group, I have a brain twister here. Customer stated got bad tank of gas. Started to run rough 1 mile from gas station, added stp, didnt help. I got van, ran very rough, had p0300, random miss. Miss counters verivied it was randomly missing. Since she sai... Trouble codes: P0300
2005 Toyota highlander 3.3L power window VIN: JTEDP21A05
another shop changed motor and regulator due to window goes up and down fine in regular mode,but in auto mode,window goes up ,then part way down and stops .mitchell says motor needs to be reset but doesnt say how.we tried running window up then holdi...
1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L radio VIN: 3VWRB81H2W
Got code from dealer but will not work. Keeps locking up radio. Any thoughts?
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L No Start VIN: 3VWSF29M0Y
Hi Guys, This 2000 Jetta TDI was towed in. Cranks and does not start. Recent Timing Belt. Customer complained of LOW POWER before and after T-Belt. T-Belt likely was installed correctly, IMO, as cranking sounds dead on and compression sounds good. Plus, custo...
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Misfire VIN: WVWPD63B51
No dealer maintained however quick lub oil changes with conventional oil. Showed up w/ oil pressure warning symptoms, confirmed 1.5bar oil pressure at idle and 2.8bar at 2k rpm. (spec 3-4.5 bar at 2k) Removed oil pan suspecting a plugged pick ... Trouble codes: P0300
2001 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L lack of power VIN: 3VWSP69M01
This car has been a nightmare. It came in as an 80,000 mile service (timing belt, filters, fluids, etc). I have done this job probably 10-15 times. It started after an error I made in doing the timing belt. I forgot to tighten the camshaft sprocket bolt after ...
2003 Volkswagen Golf GLS 1.9L timing belt VIN: 9BWGP61JX3
needs a little information on this vehicle we would like to put a timing belt in the vehicle with the water pump found out there are several special tools needed to do this can it be done without these tools and if so what can be used to hold the cam and injec...

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2001 Audi A4 1.8L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDC68D91
First Thanks to everyone that replied. As stated in the update cleaning the throttle body and changing the jet valve got rid of the drivability complaints. The high fuel pressure seemed to be in the rail itself. There is a sharp corner in the rail before the r... Trouble codes: P0135 (02 heater circuit), P1103 ([...]), 16519 (17511-), 17511 (testing and results).
1989 BMW 535i 3.5L Stall VIN: WBAHD2314K
found fuel regulator was leaking.I decided to do smoke test,when i disconnected the fuel regulator vacuum hose then i found gas in the hose and regulator.replace the regulator and car run good.
2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1L headlights VIN: 2G4WS52J22
Hi Group, We got this car fixed.Found out also that when this happens,the dash lights do stay on & the multifunction switch does not click all the time.So the multi. switch was replaced.Had 9 replies.Thanks Tony [...]...
1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on, high idle VIN: 1G6KY5499X
eric was right tech just found the throttle body gasket was installed backward..Thanks for the help Trouble codes: P0507.
1988 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 2.8L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNCS18R4J
Sorry for delay.We found loose timing chain,we didn't check the distributor shaft but we found bad connectors at the pick up coil.Customer refused the repairs.Thanks for the great information. Trouble codes: 45 (rich exhaust).
1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L 2-3 and 3-4 shift VIN: 1GCEK14K7S
Thanks for the replies guys, but I haven't heard back from the customer yet so I haven't repaired the truck. I think it has internal problems , and if it shows back up at my shop I will let you all know what i find. Once again thanks for you guys help.
1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WL52M1T
Thanks to the 14 replies I received in 12 hours. Was indeed an ECM, replaced & programmed it inhouse from an online site, watched with pleasure as the temp reading climbed smoothly past 120 F to normal op temp! Trouble codes: P0117.
2000 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H3Y
Well guys I would like to take the time to thank all of you who took the time to help.I went to clean the fuel injectors with the air presure canister sytle cleaners.Well I noticed that My LTFT went from +25% down to 3%.I then ran stait fuel through and it ran... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean code).
1991 Dodge Grand Caravan LE 3.3L abs VIN: 1B4GK54RXM
I installed a pressure guage inline between the pump and HCU and determined there wasn't enough pressure,I then replaced the pump assembly,the new pump would turn off as it should,but, the code 01 modulator fault remained,all modulator circuits were checked an...
1992 Dodge B250 3.9L Oil dip stick tube VIN: 2B7HB21X1N
I followed the suggestion to braze the tube. Thanks to all who replied. I also found out that the dipstick listed for this engine/vehicle combination is wrong, fortunately I was able to salvage the original one that was pinned in the oil pan guide by two throw...
1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B3EES42C5
well alot of replies i recived pointed me twards wiring harness again. i took whole harness apart and found no problems, problem so intermittant had to test, replaced ignition switch, put led lights on dash to check what i was loosing, finally lost asd ground,...
1996 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L Master cylinder VIN: 1B7KC23C1T
The customer picked up the truck and said he would try some of the fixes posted. He felt that the master cylinder was a big part of the problem, but I haven't heard from him yet. Sorry for the lack of useable information, but I surely do appreciate the replies...
1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1B3ES47Y2W
well fellow techs I received 7 replies,all with good information,but still no fix on this one.I replaced fan relay again and ran new wires from relay to PCM and fans,checked for eccess current draw,none found,system works properly,the PCM wont let the code be ...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 8.0L oiling VIN: 1B7KF23W8W
Thanks to those who responded.First I'll add that the customer had the oil leak last on a long drive over a Mountain pass,towing a boat.I r&r'd the timing cover,replaced the front seal and found the plug behind the oil pressure relief loose.That may have been ...
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1FALP4045S
it seemed to be the IAC motor. Finally convinced customer to replace with a new one, casr runs great and they have not been back in 2 weeks. Thanks to everyone for all the help, much appreciated.
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMZU34E1W
Thanks to all who responsed to my problem. Almost all of the posts explained that these explorers had intake manifold problems. Suggestions were made for us to use a smoke machine on the intake which we did, on a cold engine we had smoke coming from between th...
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24282
after reading all your replies, we fixed this van in a timely fashion. back to basics, cleaned the mass sensor and tuned up. the fuel trim is normal and mil is off. thanks for all the advice. Trouble codes: P0171, P0172 (system too rich b1), P0174, P0175.
2002 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D92
First off i'd like to say thank you sooooo much to everyone who responded. Im extremely grateful for all your help. Heres what i found. I replaced fuel injector for cyl 1 and the condition improved greatly. I ohm tested that injector and found it to be out of ... Trouble codes: P0301.
2004 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L steering rack VIN: 1FAFP53U74
hi to all. as most replied i replaced the rack. checked for flow problems in lines all clear. rack had no signs of leaking, but reman rack fixed the problem. not a bad job to do either. a second opinion was what i needed due to no supplier in the area had stoc...
2002 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Drive-axles VIN: 1GKET16S12
Because this problem is intermittent and does not happen often, the customer has decided to wait with repairs, so I will wait for him to return. Thanks to the guys who gave some help for the future
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHMCD5668S
Whew what a responce. Most of you suggested cylinder washdown as compression issue and were right. Many suggested ignition switch defective as reason for no start causing cylinder washdown. We started the car and eased back on the key and viola!! it kept runni...
1993 Infiniti J30 3.0L Hesitation VIN: JNKAY21D0P
got 4 replies. Had already checked their suggestions. The problem cause it to act like a rev limiter with no power was a trans problem. customer had used a tow dolly and did not realize it was rear wheel drive and had rear wheels on ground for the 75 miles. Th... Trouble codes: 34 (knock sensor).
1982 Jaguar XJS 5.3L 1-2 shift VIN: SAJNV584XD
I installed an adjustable modulator valve and backed the adjustment 3 turns counter clockwise to cure the harsh shift. Thanks to all who replied.
1995 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Interior VIN: 1J4FF68SOS
thanks for all the but the jeep has not returned to be fix maybe thats a good thing again thanks for all the help
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4FJ68S9W
Good to go!! The terminals in the AIC motor harness were slightly distorted, not even barely visible, but must've been enlarged a bit by previous testing done, causing the problem to exist much of this year, possibly taking out the driver circuit in the PCM. (... Trouble codes: P0505 (AIS shorted to ground), P1698 (No communication to TCM over bus), P0700 (Trans. code set).
2000 Lincoln LS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM86S3Y
The problem turned out to be an intermittent vacuum switching valve for the diverter valve. When it was hot it would not switch but was ok at cooler temps. Special thanks to all three of you that responded. Daniel suggested the air pump not pumping enough air ... Trouble codes: P0411.
2001 Mazda Tribute DX 3.0L Misfire VIN: 4F2UU07B31
one of your emails suggested check fuel trims. turned out to be a lean misfire. pulled fuel rail and found number 2 injector barely allowing fuel to exit port. replaced with dealer injector. we had gone through several other tries from your reply before one wo... Trouble codes: P0302.
1993 Mercedes-Benz 400E 4.2L Turn signal flasher relay VIN: WDBEA34E2P
I'm a little hesitant to call this vehicle fixed. We installed a combination relay from the Mercedes dealer. After 3 weeks the problem has not re-occurred. Customer reports the turnsignal flasher sounds louder than before, so there must be some real difference...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L battery VIN: WDBJF65F3W
thanks for all the info guys, most everyone agreed 50 milliamps was acceptable, I found by disconecting the phone system we hade no more draw, we left phone disconected and cked and cleared all cods in all modules. We normalized all windows and seats and let t...
1992 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Alternator light on dash VIN: 2MECM75W2N
Thanks to everyone that replied to my request. I made all the tests and checked everything that was suggested. I finally found no continuity between the voltage regulator and the charge lamp indicator at the dash. Because of the difficulty in get at all of the...
1988 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Brougham 3.8L engine rocks on mounts when shifted to reverse VIN: 1G3CW51C8J
Hi folks, I was unable to fix this; although it is a cream puff she did not want to spend anything like it was going to take to fix it. Several of you suggested that the mounts could be the problem as I did not use factory mounts. I think that that this could ...
1995 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L highidleharshshift VIN: 1G3GR62C3S
Thank you for the replies. Randall from Texas was right, the fix was replacing the pcm again. I actually tried 2 bluestreak reman pcms getting different problems with each. I wasted a lot of time chasing after this 'reman pcm' problem. I tore the vehicle apart...
1986 Toyota Corolla Sport SR5 1.6L engine VIN: JT2AE86S9G
we have not gotten time to get this back in yet. we have looked over the vac lines and the carb. when we get it back in we hope to have good results and will hopefully be able to get this thing out of the parking lot.
1994 Toyota Supra 3.0L No Start VIN: JT2JA81J7S
Now this take to different way because I can't find the wire diagram and the horness are damage.I decide to use this motor and order the horness of 1995 american version and order the computer 1995. I have to change the injector because the american version us...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L shift knob VIN: 3VWSE69M02
Thanks to Scott from New york, Bryan from N.Dakota and William from Oregon who offer help. Special thanks to William with the precise instruction on how to pull out the knob. I got it out and completed the job. Thanks again/Charles.
1999 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L loud rattle noise VIN: YV1LZ56D7X
Thank you very much to all that responded. Most responses told us to check the joint on the front of the Drive shaft. We did and that was the cause. We replaced the CV-joint end with a kit available from World-Pac. Car sounds great now. Thank you to all who me...
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