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2001 BMW M3 3.2L Hesitation VIN: WBSBL90710
Hi, techs I got a 2001 BMW M3 with DTC:129-"Catalyst converter protection due to fuel insufficiency" from EFI. When the problem occurred, it was impossible to accelerate the car over 4300rpm under load. If switch off ignition key and switch on again then the... Trouble codes: 129 (Catalyst converter protection due to fuel insufficiency)
1997 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L fuel and temp gauge VIN: 1G4CU52211
After a battery was installed in a customers car of mine at Advance Auto Parts the temp gauge needle and fuel gauge needle have flipped all the way around to the otherside of the stop pegs. Has anyone else seen this problem before and know of a fix? Thanks,...
1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L No Start VIN: 1G4CW52K5W
Hey All, Thanks in advance for your replys. This buick acts up after a cold start and after you let it sit when warmed to operating temp. What is happening is: 1. Try to start the vehicle, it acts like a honda with a bad main relay, it will try to start and l...
2006 Buick Lucerne CX 3.8L alignment. VIN: 1G4HP572X6
my brother in-law recently purchased a 06 lucerne.vehicle pulls to right.he tookitback to dealer immediately after purchase with concern.they told him it was because vehicle had been trailered on transport and that was reason-ha-ha.he put a few miles on it and...
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L engine VIN: 1G6CD53B7M
After reaasembly and vehicle started all ok until it runs for a short while. Then we lose compression on #6 cylinder. We found valves staying open. Machine shop sent new lifters and valves closed again and had compression. Started engine and after running a fe...
1991 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L veh speed inc by it VIN: 1G6CD53B6M
This is a strange problem. After a short test drive, w/ veh in drive, and not touching accel pedal, foot off brake veh creeps slowly, increasing to 7 mph and then just starts going (11 - 12 = 15 mph) and up even shifting into 2nd gear. If you step on brake, ve...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L door locks VIN: 1G6KY5497W
Hello all, I have this Cadillac that the customer has only one remote keyfob and it does not work. woulfd like to have new one to replace it. Can order from dealer, but is there any other way to program the new fob without a tech2? I have a Genisys, Mastertech...
1989 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Unknown VIN: 1GNDM15Z4K
hey everybody hope someone can shed light on this. this astro came in for fr end problems and a very bad vibration/shake between 60 & 70mph. it makes the whole van vibrate violently. drive shaft was out of balance rebuilt it but still shaking. wondering if any...
1995 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Steering VIN: 2G1WL52M0S
Vehicle pulls to the right. We swapped front tires side to side. No difference. Rotated tires front to back. Still pulled. We had it aligned by our local alignment shop. No difference. Tie rod ends and balljoints are good. No sign of accident damage. What do w...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L abs VIN: 1GCEK14R4V
Hi Everyone I have done many GM's for false abs stops.(Clean under sensors or replace hub assemblys with sensors). This one is a little differnt. When test driving with the modis i can watch my sensors. all are equal readings, however the are all eratic. will ...
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: 1G1JF12T9V
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1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Transfer Case VIN: 1GNEL19W9X
This vehicle came in locked in 4 wheel drive. The present owner bought it that way. Upon inspection we found a LOT of corrosion between the transfer case and the encoder motor. It was bad enough to warp the gear housing and crack the transfer case housing. We ...
2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 2G1WF52E9Y
intermitently car idle increases to 1400 to 1800 whether hot or cold problem occurs hot or cold
2002 Chevrolet S10 4.3L headlights VIN: 1GCCT19W92
This customer is complaining of the headlights being too dim and that they point too low I have adjusted them and she is complaining of the same problem. The lights appear to be bright enough to me but I have not gotten the chance to drive it at night. I was w...
2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16Z22
Customer diving vehicle and losses all dash control. No tach, Speedo and fuel gauge. Check engine light comes on. Vehicle will have transmission code. Also transmission slips when this problems occurs. Probably due to no speed sensor reading. Replace ECM. was ...
1988 Chrysler Daytona 2.2L Headlight Door VIN: 1C3BA64A7J
I must appeal for help once again. This is a matter of life and death. I sleep with the vehicle owner. The problem is that when the headlights are switched on the right door will rise up and the headlite comes on but it then drops down and the headlite goes ou...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L power seats VIN: 2C8GM68414
hi guys there is very little info on how to diag this seats in mitchell or alldata seats wont move driver & passanger but motors are good i tested all seat motors all fuses i circuit braker are ok
1988 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B79R14X9J
Thank you for taking your time to read this post. This vehicle dumps fuel very excessively out of the right side injector only.I swapped injectors just to see if there was a problem with the injector, but the same problem occurs. Both injectors measure 1.5 ohm... Trouble codes: 26 (injector driver)
1998 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1B7GG22X3W
Vehicle was brought to shop with a check engine light and a P0304 #4 cylinder misfire, Secondary ignition is in good condition. Found intake leaking oil out the back and found engine 1/2 a quart low. Removed intake and found inner plenum gasket broken, reinsta... Trouble codes: P0304 (cylinder 4 misfire)
2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP2532Y
Have code P0601 Controller failure.Swaped pcm with standard ignition rebuild. Same code resets after exchange.Have reset all adaptives and even unhooked battery for 2hours to no avail. We have both on demand and alldata and they give no other info other than r... Trouble codes: P0601 (Internal controller failure/cheksum error)
2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L heating system VIN: 2B4GP25R1Y
hi guys again .this caravan has no heat when moving selector from hot to cold. blend door motor will move only a bit of its travel .i try to calibrate & it will go thru the whole cycle but when finish still no heat. seems to have no codes. no diag info for thi...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L Mechanical VIN: 1D7HU18NX2
this truck is a battery assist truck, it developed a knock from #7 cylinder, removed engine stripped down and # 7 sparkplug tip missing, piston damaged from detonation, wrist pin tight. All the rest of this engine looks good, I realze that they have problems w...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 4.7L No Start VIN: 1D7HA18N54
I hope someone else has run into this probably simple problem. this dodoge truck after sitting for several hours has a very hard or no start condition, when the problem occurs it has spark and injector pulse and all scanner data appears normal, it will usually...
2006 Dodge durango 4.7L windows,wiper motor
after getting the this vehcle back we find that when hitting bumps the windows and wiper motor stops working being an 06 alldata is limited but in 05 all grounds are in different locations but share the fact that they are mounted to the body structure. lifting...
1993 Ford Taurus LX 3.8L autolock system VIN: 1FALP5342P
This car has autolocks (doors lock when car is put into gear) with a mind of their own. Customer says ever since heater core was installed, the doors will lock initially as they should, but when driving down the road, they will continue to "lock" intermittentl...
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15H1S
Continuous Memory Code 212 Trouble codes: 212 (Continuous Memory Code 212 no rpm signal received to pcm)
1997 Ford Aerostar 4.0L alternator VIN: 1FMDA31X6V
Posting for a fellow employee, Alternator fusable link was blown when it came in, replaced link tested and replaced alternator. Now it charges at 46-50 amps no load; alt. wire gets hot, to hot to touch. Found .6 volt volt drop in alternator wire, bypassed wir...
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L No Start VIN: 3FAFP66Z4Y
car was towed in as a no start, did all basic checks found no fuel, pump was not operating. checked rollover switch was not popped and had bat voltage. In the process of doing all checks I tried to start car and it started and ran for about 20 min. then just d...
2004 GMC Canyon SLE 3.5L windshield wipers VIN: 1GTDT13614
When u start the truck the wipers come on and stay on they work on high and low but no intermittent and wont cut off .When u unplug the motor they will cut off but only work on high and soon as you cut the ignition off and back on they go back to the same prob...
1998 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Gas odor VIN: 1HGCG2257W
This car came it late today , so I diden't have much time on it. The car has a gas odor coming from the back of the vehicle. We traced the odor to the open white plastic 3 way vacuum tee thats coming off of the fuel tank presure sensor at the charcol canister,...
2006 Honda Pilot EX 3.5L immolbizer VIN: 5FN34FN873
got a theft recovery here. the steering was replaced as well as the key reader around the key. Any honda techs know if the pocket tester can program immoblizers? we have all the original key I am assuming that the reader needs alignment to to fuleinjection can...
1997 Infiniti I30 3.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JNKCA21D3V
Vehicle has no signal for #2#3 coils. All sensors checked or replaced. Vehicle has had 3 computers. All with the same symptom.You can remove wires from pcm conector, and probe straight to pcm terminal. Have tested all input signals and grounds.
1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1J4FJ6855P
i have replaced ignition coil and ignition pick up in distributor, fuel pressure remains constant, have fuel pressure gauge on engine when running and no problem, car will stall out when going around 25 to 35 mph. ,.also when starting up whether cold or hotr a...
2003 Kia Rio 1.6L mil VIN: KNADC125X3
Just wondering if anyone has ran into this code before on a kia. replaced valve, because ohms were slightly out of spec, checked ohms on new one, they are fine. still getting a po455 code after start up. I have power on one side of the connector and ground on ... Trouble codes: P0455
2003 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: SALMB11483
Got this 03 Range Rover with a sel light on, It belongs to my brother, so I have been driveing it for a few days. Car came in about a month ago with sel light on and brake and service work, we had a mixture code and found a vacum leak at the purge valve, so we...
1993 Lincoln Continental 3.8L ride control VIN: 1LNLM9749P
First thanks in advance for all the help. Vehicle came in with rear draging and air pump not running. Hooked modis up to ride control diag. plug in trunk came up with codes 21 through 28. Diagnostic chart from shop key says to do pinpoint test BB. I replace Ri...
1993 Mazda MPV Passenger 3.0L no 2nd or 4th VIN: JM3LV5233P
this is my own van and have been trying to figure out whether or not to replace or repair the trans. what i've got is the trans holds 1st gear way to long and shifts directly into third. it seems to also miss forth and right to lock-up. is it the 1-2 accumulat...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM1BJ2226X
customer complains vehicle will stall first thing in morning we got vehicle to act up this morning no codes seems to be very intermittant can get it to act up occassionally. It just putters out and stalls checked iac seems to be fine. checked maf seems to be f...
2002 Mazda 626 ES 2.5L Overflow VIN: 1YVGF22D32
Vehicle originally came into shop with an overheating problem. Coolant fan motors were not coming on. Replaced coolant temop sensor and all seemed to be OK. Customer had vehicle for two weeks and drove 500 miles. Returned to the shop stating the vehicle was st...
1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1070441202
thank you again for any help with this one, we did a complete tune up service on this vehicle and a cold start valve in the spring the car had a very hard time starting then after the repair it ran great and would start right up after the summer the car starte...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.2L Surge VIN: WDBEA92E6P
This one is about to give me a nervous breakdown. This car came in for an oil leak. We determined it was the head gasket and replaced it including machining the head. Also put in a timing chain and rails. When the job was done it will not idle correctly. It s... Trouble codes: 14 (CTP switch malfunction.)
1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L monitors VIN: WBD6A51E9T
Posting for a customer. Battery went dead and now the monitors will not run.What is the drive cycle to get the monitors to run ?
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L heater/air- fuse VIN: 2MELM74W6V
Dear members; I need help on this one, this mercury was blowing fuses first when activating the air conditioner and blowing the fuse when you put on the turn signals could not find the problem, disconnected the low pressure switch because it was going into win...
2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM58U3Y
car came in with ses light on and some other unrelated complaints found large list of codes indicating fuel system wasn,t working well running system lean fuel pressure test came back with koeo 28 psi and koer about 8 psi so not even close to pressure spec. we... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300, P1131, P1150, P0401
1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L reverse,3-4 shift VIN: JA3AM54J5R
we have this vehicle that has no reverse,or 3-4 shift.have checked all conectors none switched checked pulse generators a&b, both seem to be working. and there is no codes.we are not a transmissionn shop.we are following mitchell and checking pressures in the ...
1993 Nissan Altima 2.4L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4BU31R5P
Thanks for stopping, Car has a code 45 injector leaking, California only. I checked it out last week and found the O2 sluggish at idle so I replaced it, removed the injector rail with injectors to see if any were leaking, none were, Checked some of the achives... Trouble codes: 45 (injector leaking)
1997 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L System operation VIN: JN1CA21D8V
I need help from someone very familiar with Nissan ATC system. This car came in with the complaint that the A/C system was(is) dead most of the time. It will intermittently come on and completely function in all phases... All of 1-2 minutes of time for me in t...
1998 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21A6W
Evening techs car came in with a few trouble codes in it and they were pretty straight forward, purge vent, knock sensor, revalution sensor, but the one that is killing me is the code 443 purge flow valve. started off by checking resistance in old valve and f... Trouble codes: 443 (purge control valve circut)
1999 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L heater VIN: 1GHDT13W1X
This bravada will not heat. It has an automatic temp control system. The heater core flows good, but the blend door will not move. Tested the wiring at the back of the control head going to the motor and did not get any voltage change, put used head in and whe...
1999 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L tcc lockup VIN: 1G2HX52K2X
I need a little help from you GM tranny guys. This Bonneville showed up with the CEL on, code p0741, "TCC stuck off", a test drive confirmed it will not go into lockup. Trans works perfect thru 4 gears, but no lockup. My scanner will command shifts but when I ...
1995 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.6L Cuts out VIN: WPOCA2996S
Fellow Porsche technicians, we have a 95 911 cab that has a reported mysterious behavior. The customer states that at times the car will stall or loose power while driving for no apparent reason. The car will usually restart immediately but has at times not re...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L head lights VIN: 3VWCA21C4Y
Hi all I have a VW that burns out a headlight every couple of months. I replace the left, two months later the right goes out, two months later the left goes out. You get the idea. This has been going on for over a year and none of the other lights are affecte...
1998 Volvo S70 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5576W
car set po172 at -8% LTFt. Checked fuel pressure at the rail and foung 46 psi. Book spec is 42(alldata). Tried a new regulator to no avail. Checked vacumm and this is where it gets wierd. Vacuum for regulator comes from canister purge solinoid which is working... Trouble codes: 172 (system rich bank 1)

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1988 Buick Century Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4AL513OJ
Well fellow techs after many hours of testing and troubleshooting, and alot of looking for the most difficult Art from B.C hit it on the head, we had a VERY plugged CAT. Sometimes the easy things tend to get over looked and we focus on the wrong stuff. Anyway ...
1992 Buick Century Custom 3.3L Hesitation, Stall
I pulled the ECM out from under the dash(so I could get at it) With it still plugged in,I started the car and tapped on the ECM with my fingers and sure enough it changed the idle, it smoothed out and ran good, I tapped it again and it would make the car stall...
1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L blower fan VIN: 1G4HR52K52
Thanks for all the replies some hit it on the head as it was the hvac controller.Pretty pricy from dealer customer went for used one from wrecking yard all is good,thank you.
2001 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G4CW54K61
Well guys... Looks like it was a combination of the MAF and the MAP sensors. Replaced both with known good parts. Vehicle now runs like a top! Many thanks to all who replied. IATN RULES.
1965 Cadillac deville conv 392CID radio VIN: 1G1XY4567B
Thanks to all that replied with help. Once that I knew that the dash pad had to be reoved it was a piece of cake! -Dave
1994 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L brake pedal VIN: 3G1JC115RS
hello and thank you all for your input.we drove this car for a week without duplicating the condition.the husband decided to drive the car to see if he could duplicate the condition as it only happened to his wife.it has been two weeks and we havn't heard from...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W7S
thanks to all that replied i ended up looking at the fuel pump relay and found a terminal that was rusty.replaced relay with a new one and car has started ever since.mary i thank you for your response.you headed me in the right direction.
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L volt guage/alternater VIN: 1GNFK16R6T
hello everyone, sorry it took so long. The problem was the cable with the fusible link between the battery and the alternator. I sure learned a lot on this one. And I really appreciate all the help that was given to me. The v.drop testing is critical and I hav...
1996 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L master cylinder VIN: 2GCEC19R2T
I thank all who replied,steve from ohio was one whom ,mentioned possibility of having the wrong master cylinder,so checking with local GM supplier found that the application for this truck could have three different master cyls. for this truck.ordered new a/c ...
1999 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, CODE PO300 VIN: IGIND52T6X
the answer is the left timing tensonar broke letting the chain jump about 2 teeth thank you all for the different test you'll suggested . when all was in i took a couple of hours to take the timing cover off and there was the problem I couldn't understand that... Trouble codes: P0300.
2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L electrical VIN: 2G1WF52E9Y
I would like to thank every one for there help. There was some very good ideals. First there were no theft codes, also tryed key on 10-12 min. and didn't help. Ignition switch looks good and power at starter instantly. Thanks Steve [...] looks like starter. ...
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13WO1
Would like to Thank all that replied. This S-10 developed a Hard Cold Start Problem after I Asked for Help I changed Fuel Pump Unit and just as a Maintenence I went ahead and Changed Purge Valve over Rear Axle all seems Good Now Thank You All Again Stay Safe Trouble codes: P0440.
1999 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L No Start, no spark VIN: 3C3EL55HXX
hey guys, thanks for the post, went back to the cust. this car had an intermittent no start, installed new oe dist. repaired the problem. thanks for your help, if you guys need anything i'll try to help.
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L Cluster VIN: 1C3EL56U31
I pulled the MIC cluster out again and thanks to Greg Grieff and Steve from New Mexico, I re-soldered the big connector on the back of the board for the main harness to correct any possible small solder cracks. Also, Tony Condie from Coronet Dodge suggested ...
1994 Dodge B350 5.9L Pedal Travel VIN: 2B7JB31Y1R
First of all I would like to again thank the following techs for giving their time and assistance: H Steve [...]. As most of you stated I was on the right track and it was ...
1996 Dodge B3500 5.9L airbag VIN: 2B5WB35Z8T
I replaced the seatbelt but that did not fix the problem .
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 2B46P2435W
This one is out of my hands now. It is no longer the costumers, cause they traded it in to us on another rig. Since its on the back burner now I'm afraid I won't be able to get to the bottom of it before the IATN dead line. I hate it when that happens! Thanks ...
1998 Dodge Avenger ES 2.5L MIL Lamp on, CEL Flashes VIN: 4B3AU52N5W
Well thanks for the replies. I had some good info but nothing seemed to help. We replace PCM 3 times, wiring harness, and fuse block. Full tune up was done before and again later. CEL still flashes at highway speeds(intermittently). Never runs bad at all. Scop... Trouble codes: P0300 (p0303-), P0303 (p0306-), P0306.
1965 Ford mustang 289CID specs VIN: RO7C252385
Thanks to everybody that wrote, The car drives great now
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Engine VIN: 1FALP6536S
Thanks for all the help to everyone it ended up being the flywheel. Broken to the point of almost being sheared off. Again thanks for all the input.
1996 Ford Escort LX 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FASP15J2T
hi group thanks for all the great help, finally got the muffler shop to warranty the cat, after sending the car to them and theyb call me back and say the cat is lighting off fine, but after i stated that testing the cat with a temp gun that was not a accurate...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L leakage VIN: 1FTZR15X6Y
Thanks to all, i received 10 replys all said head gaskets or cracked heads, one said could be intake manifold gaskets. I started with removing valve covers, the heads looked good and clean. I pressure tested the system and would not hold pressure and I could h...
2001 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FTRX17L11
Well folks, this one is fixed. The big problem was it was not related to the theft system after all. Most responses either described the theory, forwarded me to the theory, or had me checking codes in the SRS and checking the connectors. I did it all. Here is ... Trouble codes: P1260.
2003 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMSU45P33
The actual problem pertaining to the lack of communication with the PCM was due to the terminal contact at the DLC. Someone had previously probed the CAN H & CAN L pins 6 & 14 and bent them, which was causing the PDS not to initialize. We were able to use Glob...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L replacing spark plug VIN: 2GHKSH6575
thanks everyone for your help, there is a tool that otc makes for this problem. we called our local ford dealer and they had one. it had never been used before but it worked like a dream!!! our [...] tool man just came by and we ordered one from him. part #...
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L Unknown VIN: 1HGCG1659X
Most replies stated that I needed to replace the trans. I offered flushing the trans with Honda fluid to the customer as an outside chance. They agreed. After the flush, durring my road test I saw no improvement. The customer picked up the car, I told them I w...
2002 Honda CR-V EX 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHLRD78892
thanks to all.the problem ended being bad connection at ecu.thanks again Trouble codes: P1157, P1167.
1999 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Power steering VIN: JNKBY31A8X
I would first like to thank everyone that replied. We did release the vehicle back to the customer the next day. We requested he bring the vehicle back in 3 weeks to reinspect. We talked to the customer yesterday and he advised us that all is well with no leak...
1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Valvetrain VIN: JACDJ58XXW
The noise was from the cam gears on both heads. The rubber cam belt turns a camshaft drive gear which in turn drives the dual cams in these heads. The drive gear consists of two gears which are spring loaded to take up the lash between the drive gear and the t...
1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L Timing VIN: JHCDJ58X9W
Hello, Sorry for the delay Went on vaca. found that The machine shop that Assembled The heads did not install cam on right side Correctly. When You snap The cams around (Which may take more than 3 or fours times).There are marks on the inside of The cams R...
1969 Jaguar XKE 4.2L Headlights
Hi, Thanks again to everyone who responded so quickly to our request. Our fix - bad wire at back of headlight rocker switch. A 'Y' wire feeds power into the switch, then over to the next switch for side & parking lights. The wire is very brittle and lights wil...
1985 Jaguar XJS 5.3L No Start, Stall VIN: SAJNV5849F
First and foremost, thanks to all the Jag wizards who responded to my request. There were two cars involved. One has been repaired and the other is still waiting for customer response. The first car was a breakdown towed to our shop by an out of state customer...
1998 Jaguar XK8 4.0L ABS,traction,stability VIN: SAJGX2240W
Thanks to all that took time to reply.We decided to send customer to the dealer.Customer told me that dealer found loose conection at bulk head connector.Sorry that i cant give any pinpoint locations.This solved part of his problems butabs light still comes on...
1998 Land Rover Discovery LE 4.0L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: SALJY1249W
thanks for all the help, found that the teeth on fly wheel were ok but the end of crank sensor has a little tit on it that was missing. but i still don't understand how it gave pattern on the scope? but it is fixed so that's all that matters!
1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL 2.8L modulator VIN: 1080191205
Wow!, thanks for all the help everyone. Most of you were right on the money when you told me that the modulator wasnt the shift problem. There at least two adjustable linkage rods on the right side of the engine that change the shift points.I took the car out ...
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA28E4S
hello fellow member, this vehicle is a fix, installed 'throttle actuator', no more stalling when put in gear & doesn't fell that the vehicle is in 'limp-mode' anymore. only notice idle is a little high than normal (1ooo rpm). i had to return vehicle to cus... Trouble codes: P0505, 022 (cc/ea autuator reports limp-home mode).
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65J8Y
Hey Gang, Thanx for all the response. I feel like a bit of a 'dunce' on this one cause' with all my 'experince I rushed right past the basics. The fuel trim numbers indicated a pretty good vacuum leak at idle and the smoke machine confiremed the blown intake... Trouble codes: P0170 (Fuel Trim Bank 1), P0173 (Fuel Trim Bank 2).
1999 Mercury Mystique GS 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1MEFM6539X
I love you guys!! I guess I should have checked the archives first but we left this posting just before calling it quits for the night and my home PC is out for service. When we opened the next morning I was suprised to find so many positive suggestions that a...
1991 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L Engine VIN: JA3XD64B3M
Hi Thank you for all the replies. It ended up being rings. that is what most people had said. This site is great. Who needs Identifix.
1998 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L 2-3 shift VIN: 1N6DD26S3W
Thanks to every one who responded, Just on a hunch I removed the ECM and found moisture and corrosion inside the ECM. The new ECM is on it's way but I am shure I have found the problem.
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