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1997 Audi A4 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Misfire VIN: WAUCB88D4V
Thanks for reading this Im in serious audi trouble.the car loses spark at an idle and runs very poorly.on snap acceleration it boggs down and usualy dies, if u accel very slowly it seems to be fine and accelerates great after 3000 rpm. itfelt like a mass air s...
1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G4HR5219R
test drove, once when started ran rough, then smoothed out and drove normally. check codes no mil on, found p0101 mass air flow failure, check circuits to mass airflow, power and grounds were in spec. signekl dropped out at times when checking with an avantage... Trouble codes: P0101 (mass airflow failure)
1995 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 6.5L Stall VIN: 2GCEK19SOS
HI Folks,Have a 95 diesel with an intermittent stalling problem.Can go for days without stalling,then stalls many times in a day,only when driving.Customer states that it always restarts right away.After reading many posts on diesel stalling I suspected a fuel... Trouble codes: 36 (inj.p/w long response), 35 (inj.p/w short response), 32 (egr sytem problem), 44 (egr p/w error), 49 (serv. throttle soon lite error), 57 (pcm 5 volt shorted)
1995 Chevrolet C2500 7.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDC14NXS
Thank you for reading my post. I have not asked for help since 1998. This sounds like a confession! This truck has no mph reading when scanning on the engine side of the computer. It always has mph on the transmission side and speedo always works. This transmi... Trouble codes: 16 (speed sensor drop out)
1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L battery VIN: 1GNEK13R5V
Hello fellow techs i have one here that been here almost 2 months ago for dead battery now its back .initialy 2 months ago vehicle came in for dead battery checked for parastatic draw and traced it down to transfer control module , replaced module and it was a...
1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG35R9X
The check engine light just came on prior to the running problem which is it stalls out, runs rough or the vehicle will all of a sudden idle at 3000 rpm. When you step on the throttle she will pop back slightly and bog down. MAP checks out at 2.7 to 3.7 volts ... Trouble codes: P0102, P0118, P0121, P0123, P0338, P1115
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 8.1L Stall VIN: 3GNGK26G21
vehicle stall when it want going down road. it might start right back up or it may take 10 to 15 tries
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L compressor VIN: 2G1WF52E82
Compressor is not coming on intermittantly. (only when customer has car) Ran it for 3 hours in the shop, w/ gauges and scan tool (Tech. 2)Everything was " operating as designed" until I returned the car to the customer.(Sound familiar?) When it came back, scan...
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1JC52F13
The first time the vehicle came in it had multple cyl. misfires. checked and found #2 & #3 misiing spark. checked allsystems and replaced ba plugs and coil pack and boots. a month later vehicle came back with same problem. Checke again and found no signal from... Trouble codes: P0300 (multiple cyl. misfire)
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L MIL Lamp on, P0315 VIN: 3GNFK16T83
after replacing pcm per related repair history, find unable to perform crankshaft variation relearn procedure. rpm's went above cut point (5,000+). cut point is 4,000 rpm. code p0315, crankshaft position relearn not learned, is set immedately with the key on e... Trouble codes: P0315 (crankshaft variation not learned)
2003 Chevrolet C4500 Kodiak C4C042 6.6L speedo sensor VIN: 1GDC4E1123
this problem is for all the big truck guys, after my tech replaced all of the injectors the speedometer started reading double the actual speed. when we hook up the ease scanner the pcm is also reading double the actual speed. the speedo maxes out at 87 and ca...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.8L vehicle continues to run after key has been turn o VIN: 1GCEK19V03
Please help, This is the Landlords vehicle!!! the owner stated that the other morning the vehicle would not start. The battery was dead. he jump started the vehicle & drove it for a while, when he went to turn the vehicle off it stayed running even after the k...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Brakes VIN: 1GCHK23104
Customer brought vehicle in today and said brake pedal feels low or spongy. Said it has not felt proper after first repair, but I feel it was because I drove it after repair and it felt fine. Reguardless the brake problem is there. When braking it feels normal...
2003 Chrysler Voyager LX 3.3L head/tail lmps VIN: 1C4GJ45343
cust says when lights turned on will flicker off then be ok.last night for the first time they turned off and on while driving at night.i cant scan bcm.they did it to me a couple of times just sitting in the shop running,but its so fast you cant check any thin...
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out VIN: 1B7HC16X7S
help dodge techs,we had a vehicle brought to our shop from a car lot with a miss.they have replaced fuel pump,cap rotor wires plugs and a new converter installed.after this vehicle warms up and u accelerate off of idle just a little bit it stumbles chugs and r...
1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7FL26X9S
Hello, this Dakota has made the rounds for an intermittent no start problem. The problem will only occur after a hot soak, and starts and runs fine otherwise. When the no-start occurs, using a spark tester, there is spark, a nice, bright flashing noid light...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L cruise control VIN: 387HC13YOU
i have been unable to get the cruise to work. it powers up when you hit the switch, but when you hit accel or set it will not hold or gain speed. any suggestions are appreciated.
1998 Dodge B3500 5.9L spark plug base VIN: 2B7KB31Z8W
#8 Spark plug base snap leaving the threads of the spark plug in the head. Has anyone ever been able to remove the broken threads with an ez out? Drilled and installed a Heli-coil or is a head replacement the only choice? Thanks.
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7KU28C13
hard start cold - intermittent hard start hot - no codes - can start with 1 mist of starting fluid - then will run for several days - but seems to have extended crank time - any help greatly appreciated
1989 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L hydrualic VIN: 1FTHFZ6MXK
this truck came to our shop after owner and others did repairs.rear steel line rusted out .owner replaced lines and cylinders.after bleeding truck would stop but setting still with pressure on pedal it would very slowly drop to about 1 inch from floor.they the...
2000 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 5.0L Draw VIN: 1FMDU84P6Y
Need some help from all you ford guys. This explorer came in with a draw on the battery 198 mamps when you remove fuse number 25 7.5 amp the draw goes down to 13 mamps this fuse supplys power to The PATS module,the GEM module and the instrument cluster it is a...
2003 Ford E-250 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNE24213
These two codes always set while the vehicle is idling warming up normally before truck reaches 120 degrees F. After truck warms up fuel trims go to normal. No vacumm leaks can be found with the intake pressurized with smoke even when cold. Have also tried pro... Trouble codes: 1131 (lack of o2 swithch bank 1 lean), 1151 (lack of o2 switch bank 2 lean)
2004 Ford Taurus SES 3.0L wipers VIN: 1FAFP55SX4
hello fellow members i have a ford taurus with stumbling wipers . the wiper relay does not stay energized long enough for the wiper arms to make it across the glass . goes about a quarter sweep at a time . according to all- data the smart junction box controls...
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L noise in upper end of engine VIN: 1FTPW14524
thanks for any suggestions. I have this 2004 truck that has a distinct lifter type noise. I took this truck to a machine shop and they also thought it was a lifter noise. So i replace the lifters and the noise is still there.When cold noise is not present but ...
1997 Geo Prizm LSi 1.6L No Start, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1Y1SK5264V
Customer called about running issues to set appointment... no power stalling hard to start. Vehicle arrived the next day on the hook. Basic testing found no spark, using mitchell info was able to condemn pcm replaced with known good pcm engine started but pres...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Stall VIN: 2HGEJ1222S
hey all,thanks for the previous help but problem still occurs. after warm up with car in drive foot on brake car just stalls. runs fine before and starts right back up. whats really odd is if u put it in low it stalls immediatly.i have checked throttle body ,v...
1999 Honda Accord EX 3.0L shift interlock, immobilizer VIN: HGCG2259WA
HI everyone, I have this Honda which was towed in becaus the customer could not get the shift lever to release and the car was doing some weird things. First off, the woman who owns it said the horn was going off and the lights were flashing(alarm) and she cou...
2004 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Hesitation VIN: 1HGEM22904
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP IN ADVANCE. Less than a week before, we replaced the timing belt and tensioner. Then a week later the car was towed in because it stalled while driving on freeway (climbing a long incline). When we were checking, the car starts but stalls ...
1997 Infiniti I30 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCA21D6V
Greetings,Im working on this infinitys egr system.I checked egr temp sensor and that is good.I did checkto see if I have vaccum at the egr valve between 2000 and 40000 rpms and that is good.My question to you techs is this I put direct vaccum to the valve and ... Trouble codes: P0400, P0325
2001 Infiniti G20 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKCP11A11
re-occuring p0505 iac control problem code. code came about 3 days after prior work. vehicle runs well on the road and has smooth idle. no drivability problems other than that if you are in park or "n", and you apply the accelerator, the rpms bounce at 1300 an... Trouble codes: P0505 (iac control system problem)
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L a/c drain VIN: 1J4GW485S5
I have this Jeep that when you run the air conditioner water drips onto the passenger side. I have checked the drain hole and it is clear. I read about the older jeeps doing this and I was wondering if the procedure is the same, and if someone could send the i...
2002 Lexus GS300 3.0L Cuts out VIN: JTB53JSG0W
Hi everybody, i have this Lexus GS300 that has acceleration problem, from time to time when driving the accelerator will cut off the engine will still running but no acceleration and VSC light & engine light will come on, if i off the engine and switch it on a... Trouble codes: P1120 (No description), P1121 (No description)
2003 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JM1BJ24573
hi everyone,our customer is complaining that her fuel economy has gone from around 30mpg down to 20mpg.it did have a re-occurring code po421 cat efficency in computer.all scanner data looks good.graphing the o2 sensors i saw that the rear o2 was switching as f...
2006 Mazda 3 i 2.0L power steeri VIN: JM1BK12F76
since I can not hookup the old unitto get PDS to capture the data (it is too damaged) How do I enter the as build data in to the unit??? I am using PDS and have IDS if necessary. secondly where is the steering angle sensor? all data shows it under the coolant ...
1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Surge VIN: WDBJF55F9T
Just had the trans overhauled at trans shop. Got vehicle back and the rev limiter kicks in at 4500 RPM going down the road at 1-2 and 2-3 shifts. Need to know at what RPM the rev limiter is supposed to come in. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4M2DV1117V
Customer brought van in with SES complaint and Cruise inop since another shop replaced VSS Sensor... Scan found above faults road tested with scanner speedo and tach work scanner will not read Vehicle speed. Tested systems with tests provided by Mitchell leads... Trouble codes: P0500 (Vehicle Speed Sensor), P0725 (Engine speed signal problem)
2002 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JA3AJ262U0
Hello folks I have replaced the temp sensor because it had unstable ohm readings well the new one was stable so I replaced it now the code is back (p0183) I checked the connection at sensor and I checked the pcm ground and the 5 volt ref. not sure where to go ... Trouble codes: P0183
1996 Nissan Pathfinder LE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN8AR05YXT
hope everyone is doing fine today! this vehicle has a very intermittent idle concern where the idle fluctuates between 600 & 1000 rpm's constanly up and down. it acts like an engine that is low on coolant but naturally this one is full. the iac does react to ...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L monitors VIN: JN1CA21D3T
My question is two fold. 1)Will a P0325 keep any of the monitors from setting? 2)Has anyone yet to figure out how to get the monitors to set on 96-97 nissans short of driving cross-country? I saw several posts in the fix database most of which have different d...
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L cv joint VIN: JN1CA21D9T
we are experiencing a repeat cv shaft failer, car came in shop aprox 8 months ago drive vibration,replaced both cv shafts fix problem ( reman shafts ) aprox 3 weeks later car came back same vibration replaced both shafts ( new shafts ) aprox 3 months and 3000 ...
1997 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Hard start VIN: JN18948589
hi, i am in to iatn. i have 1997 nissan maxima with cold start problem. it have hard time starting but once it start its fine. it had a code for knock sensor i place that, ect was also replaced, i search online and found that throttle body get gummy and need t...
2001 Nissan Sentra XE 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 1NICB51D21
We have this Sentra GXE in our shop. The origional problem with this vehicle was stalling while driving. And, as per service bulliten. We replaced all three sensors. The vehicle ran for about two minutes then shut down. Now it will not start at all! We have go...
1997 Saturn SW2 1.9L Surge, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZK8275V
when started after engine repair ck engine light on & misfiring ,ck'd plug wire rounting ok ,scanner had po336 code for erratic crank sensor ,replaced sensor still had erratic signal on scanner & tach jumping around with misfiring engine.ck crank sensor circui... Trouble codes: P0336, P0744, P1599
2002 Saturn L200 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JU54F02
Car has code 171b o2 sensor indicates lean, lt fuel trim is at around 24%. map is at 29.3. which seems to be right. intake air temp is good. coolant temp is good. tps is good. it seems like i have a vaccum leak but i cant find one to save my life. i have looke... Trouble codes: P0171
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L abs light flashes VIN: 5TDBT44A21
Customer came in with complaint of emergency brake light and vcs lights are on during driving and when the car is cold. Found brake fluid level was low so topped it up. Test drove vehicle and ABS light flashes & traction control lights stay on.and code c1203 w... Trouble codes: C1203
2002 Toyota Echo 1.5L Starting VIN: JJTDAT1235
Car towed in customer stated drove to work no problem, Came out to drive home no start... Found blow Alt fuse replaced started and drove preformed basics, no shorts found at that time... customer has been driving for over three weeks and car was towed back in ...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Hesitation VIN: 2FG45Y7812
timing belt jumped on this bug and killed eng. replaced with salavage unit. eng runs smooth and will cruise at 70 mph no problem. light accel runs fine and no codes. but car is sluggish on hard accel it acts like turbo kicks in then backs off.scanned sensors d...
2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Brake Booster/Mastercylinder VIN: 3VWSP69M22
Hi Group I need some help on this one. Around 5 months ago this VW TDI came in with low power complaint and strange hot smell, it was diagnosed with a bad brake booster. I had seen this problem before and after several test drives we were able to experience t...
2003 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L low pressure VIN: WVWRH63BX3
This car came in for regular routine oil/filter service. She came in regularly for any service since she bought this car. The next day she called that while driving on freeway she noticed the warning sign saying to stop the engine/car, as it detect low oil pre...
2004 Volkswagen Beetle GL 2.0L interior lights VIN: 3VWCM21X74
This vehicle came in with complaint that interior light are not working. Upon inspection we found all back lighting for switches and instrument cluster not working. Removed dimmer switch and checked for voltage and ground. Switch has three wires. We have volta...
1992 Volvo 740 2.3L brake lights VIN: YV1FS8833N
Sorry posted info in repair history.
1996 Volvo 850 Turbo 2.3L engine VIN: YV1LW5725T
dear automotive brains. this customer states that he loses 1 quart of oil in 400 miles . didn't fint eny leaks on the outside exsept for a litlle drop under the turbo.took the filpipe of the intercooler expecting to find a lot off oil in there but non is there...
2002 Volvo S80 T6 2.9L Starting VIN: YV1TS91DX2
need some help installed a rebuilt transmission [ 4t65e]in this volvo 1 week ago customer complains of long cranking before engine starts. no codes are present. once engine runs it does not stall. we replaced crank sensor on top of trans [ reads off flywheel] ...
2004 Volvo XC70 2.5L no start VIN: YV1SZ59H04
We have a Volvo that intermittenly will start then die after about 2 seconds. If customer removes key, locks then unlocks door it will start about 90% of the time. Problem is very intermittent. It acts if the key is being turned off. We replaced the key antenn...

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1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Alternator VIN: WBAAM3335X
First let me thank you for taking time to help me. Although this one is not fixed, due to the fact that the customer decided not to continue persuit of the smell, I still have a feeling they will be back soon. Thanks again for your help, Robert
1991 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L abs VIN: 1G4CW53L2M
Thank you to all 8 replies i received. Joseph from New York hit it right on the head. All we did was replace the left rear sensor not the hub bearing. ended up the rear cap was distorted. replaced the whole rear hub assembly and all is well. Thanks again for a...
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6KD54Y41
Thanks for the try at helping, but this car left my shop unfixxed. I suspect that when the original O2s went bad it shorted out the PCM. I could get the O2 sensors to respond to a lean condition and fuel cut but other wise they were pegged at .9 volts which I ... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean bank one), P0174 (Lean bank two).
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13W7T
Hey everybody I really appreciated all the advise. The egr was stuck open, went ahead and replace valve, and gasket, with screen. That got the miss fires down to two cylinders 3 & 4 pulled the plugs 4 was fuel fouled 3 was not changed plugs made no difference.... Trouble codes: P0300.
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L instrument cluster VIN: 1G1JF12T9V
have checked connections and grounds going to the dash area and around the new fender all look good have had the car for over a week while the customer got some things done didnt need the car read the tsb for the ignition swtich problem but the customer and my...
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS1941W
Installed a different O2 and fixed problem. The other O2 sensor would not reach the upper and lower limits at 2000 RPM to trigger the switch counter. The replacement O2 did. Trouble codes: P1133 (Insufficient Switching Sensor 1).
2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L drive line VIN: 1GCCS19561
removed driveshaft, found out it was warped on rear shaft, purchased new shaft problem gone,carrier bearing was bad for a long time which caused problem
2001 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L left & right VIN: 653U908J76
Thank you everyone for your help buy having the bcm flashed,It fixed the problem!!!
2002 Chrysler Town & Country Limited 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 2C8GP64LX2
sorry for the delay.van is still not fixed and i am working with customers schedule as to when he can let go of van again for further testing.i recieved replies varing from egr,injectors,igntion system.i have eliminated ignition system and egr system and to th... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
1993 Dodge Dakota 5.2L Misfire VIN: 1B7GG23Y6P
Well it looks like we finally have gotten this thing fixed. We had 13 good responses. Most said to check the valve springs and cam lobes, they were both fine Special thanks to Dale,Richard,Barry,Mike and Bob who suggested looking at the fuel rail and injectors... Trouble codes: 277.
1995 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L airlock VIN: 1B4GH54R4S
Thanks to all. I pulled the inlet hose off the front heater core and with the rad cap off, I filled the front core using a short piece of heater hose and a funnel, until the rad overflowed. This cured the problem. (now 20 degrees hotter out of front heater @ i...
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L No Start VIN: 3B7HF13Y5V
Well, after bringing in the truck today finally, I was getting the check engine to at least come on this time. It had a dtc 42, if I recall, ASD circuit low. Popped in a new relay and truck fired right up. Thanks for the replies guys and keep up the good work ...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L limp mode VIN: 2B3HD46R12
Sent this car to a trans. shop. She delayed taking it in for awhile but finally the car was repaired. Looks like a new solenoid switch valve and solenoid pack where replace. What threw me in diagnosis was the length of time the car had to be in lock up and OD ...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14C1X
thanks to everyone who replied.tried de-carbonizing did not fix it.sent truck to local dealer to remove cylinder head.engine had alot of miles on it time for valve job.we don,t do major engine work. Trouble codes: P0301.
1983 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L fuel gauge VIN: SAJAV1342D
found 2 problems.I noticed that the volt gauge was reading low and windows and wipers were slow to move unless engine was running above idle.Checked connections and grounds. WHile the alternator was in spec I decided to change alternator. Volt reading came rig...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5L auto trans VIN: SAJEA51D22
this was another lesson in humility. there is a large plug on the back side of the trans just above the left axle, on factory trans it is a 24mm plug a lot like a lot of fill plugs on aftermarket trans it's a large 'e' socket, inverted torx. THIS IS NOT A FILL...
1993 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 5.2L Knuckle VIN: 1J4GZ88Y9P
Thanks for the overwhelming help! Most replies noted many successfull repairs by welding the damaged area with a MIG welder and grinding the area to match the undamaged protion. Also it was noted that some brake pad sets come with shimms to help with this prob...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on, Trans shifting VIN: 1J4G248S5Y
Thanks for the replies on this one. This is a very odd situation going on. I did try the scanner on a different vehicle of the exact year and engine, scanner worked just fine. Also the ignition circuit to the PCM maintains voltage at the connector 1 cav 2. I a... Trouble codes: P1763 (Governor Pressure Sensor Volts Too High).
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GW48N5Y
Thanks for the help! We did also have evap codes on this vehicle. Replaced fuel tank and nut and gasket with factory parts - no more problems. Thanks agian, Dave
1994 Land Rover Discovery 3.9L Charging VIN: SALJY1247R
I would like to thank all 11 technicians that responded to my post. The service writer got another reman from NAPA and it was worse than the unit I had just pulled from the vehicle. I made sure there was no voltage drop and made sure of all my connections. All...
1996 Mazda MPV DX 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM3LV5229T
This a 'conditional' fix post. Thanks to Sherman, John and Daniel for replies. As an update, there was never any symptoms noticed by the customer, only the MIL coming on. I monitored the two lines between the ECM and TCM with a 2 channel scope. One line is B+ ... Trouble codes: 1601 (ECM - TCM Communication error).
1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Doesn't operate VIN: WDBEA66E5S
This turned out to be a real challenge. We spent 20 plus hours on this one. I can't possibly list all the steps, test results, etc, but I will try to summarize. Our initial testing pointed to problem with soft top control module, so we got a new one and the co...
2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM58U3Y
to let everyone know that took time to help on this one that we do have the car fixed the problem was with the fuel rail pressure sensor installed the new sensor and my pressure came right up to spec range and my long term fuel trims went to a nice range indic... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300, P1131, P1150, P0401.
1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT 3.0L coil VIN: JA3BM64J0P
after all test and changing the computor and still having the same problem i used two power probe and look at che cam and crank syn bingo there were off causing the problem ps timing belt hydraulic tensioner was bad causing the belt to jump timing.
2001 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L srs VIN: JN1CA31A51
Customer had to take car and bring it back in today, and here is what I found. The steering wheel cover didn't look right, and molded in the cover was 'no airbag inside'. I pulled the wheel and verified it had a bag in it. There was a hand written number on it...
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L Mechanical VIN: 5N1ED28Y42
all nine replies were to check the timing belt and or tensioner- and all nine replies were dead nuts on the money-we pulled the timing cover down and sure enough you could move the belt up and down about 3 inches each way-we replaced the tensioner only and the...
2004 Nissan 350Z Touring 3.5L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JN1AZ36A54
Stephen from New York said the flywheel was on wrong, and right he was! We subbed this one to our local Nissan dealer, who called it 2 bad cam sensors, which we didn't agree with, but they were confident, so they did them without a fix. After talking to Stephe... Trouble codes: P0011, P0021, P0506.
1994 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L abs/trac off light on VIN: 1G2HX52L8R
very sorry about the very late post for the fix. after testing every wire in the system i found i was loosing ground at the main relay. while trying to provide my own grounds i determined the abs pump module was not working. after replacing pump module all lig...
1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L passkey system VIN: 1G2NE52T9V
After reviewing all replies, I tried again to relearn the PASSLOCK system using the methods suggested and still had no results. As a last try I was going to leave ign. on until THEFT SYST. light went out. As the car sat I realized that the DAY TIME RUNNING LAM...
2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L passlock VIN: 1G2NW12E32
Thank you all for the numerous replies. The one reply that really rang true for me came from a Mr. Joe [...], stating simply that theses passlock sensors fail, and he has never experienced a wiring problem with a passlock system. We re-replaced the passlock ...
2000 Saab 9-5 2.3t 2.3L door locks VIN: YS3ED48E1Y
I have some new information but i have already posted an update and you only get one. What i have found is that i can unplug the twice unit and when i plug it back in the locks work fine for about a minute and then stop working until i unplug it again. I am as...
1989 Toyota Pickup DLX 3.0L crankshaft gear VIN: JT4VN02D6K
we replaced the crank bolt, key, sproket, and belt, and tightened the everlovin dog snot out of the bolt. time will tell if this works.
1992 Toyota 4Runner SR5 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JT3VN39W2N
Thanks to all who replied. The fix was a new ECM. All codes are gone, eng light off and trans is shifting normal again. water leak was from windshiels and is being fixed at the glass shop. Trouble codes: 14 (no igf igniton signal), 16 (fault in trans ecu).
1991 Volvo 240 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1AA884XM
Sorry it has taken awhile to post the fix between customer approving repair and busy time.Thanks to all who replied Paul [...] from Cary NC you were a great help I dont think we could of did it with out you you pointed us to the Coolant Temp sensor under #3 in... Trouble codes: 224 (Coolant Temp).
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