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1998 Audi A6 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUAA24B9W
Aloha Guys, Got these 2 codes, will not clear, cleaned throttle bore, smoked and corrected vacuum leaks. If I look at block 060 it says ADT "OK" also in block 098 Cannot clear codes to do adaptation. I suspect faulty electronic throttle (lots of coconuts), any... Trouble codes: P1559 (VAG-17967 Fault in Basic Settings), P1565 (VAG-17973 Lower Throttle stop not reached)
2002 Audi Allroad Quattro 2.7L Mechanical VIN: WA1YD64B12
Replaced leaking o-rings on turbo return lines at crankcase. They still leaked after I replaced them (I used dealer o-rings). I took it back apart, the new o-rings looked fine, no tears. Inspected where the lines plug into the crankcase, that looked good too, ...
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6347Y
replaced outlet cam sensor still resets code immediatly upon restart car runs & drives great no other symptoms was purchased at auto auction check engine light was disabled any help is greatly appreciated Trouble codes: P1520, 104 (outlet cam sensor)
1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G4GD2219S
2002 Buick Century Custom 3.1L tcc VIN: 2G4WS52J32
Hey trans techs, Trans has hard shifts and chugs when slowing down and downshifting. TCC is staying locked. I know on some earlier models there was a screen in valve body plate that would come apart and stick in the TCC solenoid. Has any one seen any of these ...
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1DR235LGO9
what should the spec be any help would be great or is there a nother problem. thanks in advance Trouble codes: 085 (isc fault)
1997 Cadillac Catera 3.0L control head VIN: W06VR52R6V
this vehicles a/c heater control head is completely blank.Powers and grounds test good.looking for any ideas as we have had limited experience on this systems.thanks in advance for reading our post and any advice.
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L heater core VIN: 1GNDT13W8T
Repeat and rapid heater core failures (5 in 6 weeks). Started with Dexcool mud, which we flushed out. The last one installed 11/7 & failed 11/13! 3 cores ago we installed a ground wire from the radiator core to the upper radiator support and at the last core i...
1997 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDM19W4V
Scope checked crank sensor and ignition module, both ok. Checked cat back pressure and its good. Fuel pressure is right on. Seems to be worse in damp weather but I cant find anything when spraying with water. What am I missing ? Trouble codes: P0300
1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L Clutch VIN: 2G1FP22G2W
Well Folks, this one is making us crazy. To give you some history, the customer came in with this vehicle after having it at a GM dealer for a clutch replacement. To make a very long story as brief as possible, they had forced the transmission into place and b...
1998 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Brakes VIN: 1GBDM19W3W
Ok guys we are stumped on this one, maybe one of you guys have run into this before.. The truck came in for a pull to the right. We took it on a roadtest and found when you push the brake peddel down for a stop it pulls to the right but when you do a panic sto...
1998 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Stop Lamp VIN: 1GNEK13R9W
I have a MIL P0719 for the stop lamp circuit. Stop lamps work good. Scanner says the switch is closed all the time when it should be open at least when the pedal is released. I checked the ppl wire output to VCM from the stop lamp switch and it reads correct ...
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L Steering VIN: 3G1JX544XS
Hi all i have this cavalier that if driven for an extended period of time the power steering fluid will come out through the reservoir. It's as if pressure is pushing it out. Has anyone seen this before ?
2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L Drivers Window VIN: 1GBFG15R31
Hi I have this van that came in with the drivers door window motor stuck down. After verifying power and ground to the motor when the switch is pressed I replaced the motor.It worked fine but came back the next day with the same problem.I discovered that the n...
2001 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L power sliding door VIN: 1GNDXO3E91
Car came in for brake job. Did job and left. Customer calls back and says that since the brake job earlier, the Power sliding doors (PSD) don't work. Read checked fuses, ok. Performed reinitialization procedure in AllData. By pulling radio fuse for 30 seconds,...
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.3L No Start VIN: 1GNEK13Z82
this is a very intermittent problem. when it occurs it is usually from a cold start. it acts like a no fuel problem, but I have fuel pressure, injector pulse, and spark, finally it will start. when it does it acts like its comming out of a lean condition? once... Trouble codes: P0178, P0179
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L RF Wheel Speed Sensor VIN: 2G1WH55K72
Hello all, I have an Impala here I'm having some trouble with. The vehicle initially came in for an ABS and Trac light complaint. Also, the Traction Control would engage intermittently at low speeds and the ABS would also activate at times. Codes were set for ...
2002 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L MIL Lamp on
Hi folks, 2002 Impala LS 3800 seriesII. DTC P0410 Secondary AIR Injection Malfuntion. I ran the DTC on a Solus scanner and then performed an output test with a vacuum gauge T'd in to the exhaust valve. Pump runs, solenoid operated, valve opens, trims go up (1... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary AIR Injection Malfunction)
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L first gear only VIN: 1GCHC23U73
Hello, we have this 03 2500 with a 4l80e off warrenty [timed out]. We narrowed it down to only doing it in first gear. It sounds almost like a exhaust rattle noise. Very hollow sounding noise, does change pitch with speed change in first only. With the rear ti...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LT 6.6L goes into limp mode VIN: 1GCJK33224
i have this chevy come into my shop and had no power at all. looked up codes and found p0202 and p2149. i looked up the tsbs and found bulletin 06-06-04-026. it said if i had these two codes change out injector pigtails on clyinder 2 and 7 becuse of enginge vi... Trouble codes: P0202 (cylinder 2 - injector circuit problem), P2149 (inj position voltage control circuit group 2)
1996 Chrysler Town & Country 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: K4GP54R7TB
will set code po300 but no missfire can be felt. Trouble codes: 300
2001 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L engine VIN: 1C3EL58U51
I'm pulling a 2.7 out of a 2001 Sebring and the manual says drop motor and trans together from bottom. It looks like I can take the motor out of the top with crank pulley removed. Has anyone done it this way? Thanks Fred
2001 Chrysler Voyager LX 3.3L inst. cluster VIN: 1C8GJ45G31
hello we got this chrysler it had speedo inop,and when turn signals were clicked on cluster would go dead. so i removed cluster spun needle for speedo now it works,next i checked power and ground to bcm looks good,i even used the headlamp to test grounds,when ...
1998 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: IB3ES4798W
p 1496 5 volts output too low , what is this code related to i can,t find any info on this , gime a light please thank you all. Trouble codes: P1496
2002 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L high ltft
Hello fellow techs, Related repair hist. pretty much show it. Is ther something we ar overlooking??? Thought maybe stuck injector, no, 62 psi and holding for 20 min. Thought maybe blew reg. doing motorvac, in tank and bypassed. Fuel press varified that. No mor...
2004 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L anti theft VIN: 1D4HB48N74
This is for the chry techs we had this 04 durango towed in for a no start just clicks , found it had a bad starter .unhooked neg terminal to change starter out got the job done pulled truck outside customer came to get the truck and starts and stalls and the t...
1995 Eagle Summit LX 2.4L Hesitation, BACKFIRE VIN: JE3AB50G3S
Hello fellow techs. Car came in with a muffler completely blown apart. Lost power while driving on the highway and customer was sure the car would even make it here. It made it on its own power but it runs really poor. If you ease into the accelerator it will ...
1987 Ford LTD Crown Victoria LX 5.0L heater core VIN: 2FABP74F5H
Hi, Im having trouble with the heater core on this one. I have followed the repair proccedure listed in alldata but they specify a bolt under the wiper motor that I can not locate. I have removed the 3 main bolts that pass through the firewall but the plenum s...
1990 Ford F-250 Custom 7.3L Starter VIN: 1FTHX26M1L
Vehicle towed in with the customer reporting it was a no crank. She stated that she had a "friend" replace the starter but had done it incorrectly and burned up the new starter. When I got underneath it I found that the armature end housing had melted off the ...
1994 Ford Aerostar 4.0L Park brake VIN: 1FMDA41XOR
I can't believe I need help on this one. Owner tried to install LR park brake cable on this AWD Aerostar. He put it on backwards, and never connected it to the actuating arm in the drum. I installed the cable the correct way (or I should say, am trying to...)...
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L abs system VIN: 1FTJW35FXS
hi thanks ahead of time. now i have a 95 f350 dually that came in with no brake pedal. the owner of truck had just picked it up from another shop where they replaced the front pads and rotors.upon first look, found brake fluid leaking between master cylinder a...
1995 Ford Escort 1.9L Drive Belt Pulley
Hi Guys, This one has me going! I have a noise near the front of the engine. It is almost a tapping but you could call it a rattle. It increases with RPMS. With the belt removed the noise is gone. I have done a lot of work on the car. I have just replaced th...
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FALP4443S
will not idle down below 3000; no codes;have checked for vacuum leaks;pin voltage checks good to mitchell; iac resistance ok, even tried different iac,maybe if sticking, no help; throttle body clean not sticking;tps voltage good; any help suggestions out there
1995 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L hydraulics VIN: 1FMCU22X2S
Fellow Techs, This should be an easy one, but it is becoming difficult. I replaced clutch assy. because of not fully disengaging. I replaced clutch master cylinder because of same. I can watch throw-out bearing depress clutch but not far enough. There is no l...
1996 Ford Mustang 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP4040T
This comes to me with a p0125 failing to warm up fast enough for closed loop. The usual resolve for this problem is a thermastate and has already been done. This code will come on at exactly 60 seconds after startup. It continues to do this after computer and ... Trouble codes: P0125
1998 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32X5W
I have a 98 explorer with po171 and po174. I have read all the post and i agreed with the intake oring problem. but I have only seen this on the SOHC motors and the recall only applys to the SOHC motors. Am i missing something i don't mind selling intake gaske... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L oil cap VIN: 1FMRU1769W
Yellow residue continues to appear on oil cap. This residue is not found any where else. Any help as to the source or repair is appreciated.
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L forward gears VIN: 2FTRX17W9X
stall when hot and forward gears engaged (od, dr, low), commanded and actual gear agree on scan tool, shifts normal including lockup, stalls occasionally when coming to a stop disconnected oil cooler and looped, problem remains, no codes stored
1999 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L NOt eonough heat VIN: 1FAFP53U4X
I honestly don't know if I caused this problem when I replaced the plastic radiator reservoir tank, but I may have. I worked on this car during hot weather, when heat wasn't needed. I replaced the leaky tank then, and now they don't have enough heat. The therm...
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L Refueling VIN: 3FAKP1134Y
Thanks in advance for any help. We have this Escort that will not allow fuel in except really slowly. We removed and inspected all filler hoses and vent lines. No clogs found. Removed tank and inspected fuel vapor vent valves. OK. Any ideas?? Could the caniste...
2001 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR14U81
This truck idles rough at times, check engine light will come and go. We have replaced the #4 injector and the coil pack with no change. No vacuum leaks found, upper intake gasket new with injector. Some times it will idle very smooth, other times it will idle... Trouble codes: P0304 (Cylinder 4 misfire)
2001 Ford E-150 Econoline 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTRE14L61
hi fellow tech's.could really use some help.esp you ford guys.i'm out of ideas with this e 150 5.4.i'm trying to help out a fellow shop who doesn't get heavily into diagnostics. this is a city vehicle not a lot of care or maint.several months ago it was brough...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L steering VIN: 1FTNW21FX2
Hey Ford techs, this truck has a problem with the steering wheel being very hard. Steering wheel is hard to turn when at idle and at a stop. As you turn the steering wheel the brake pedal sinks slowly and the wheel is hard. When idling at a stop and brakes are...
2003 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L MIL Lamp on, P0153 VIN: 1FAFP42XX3
CLEAR CODE DROVE CAR FOR AT LEAST 150 MILES TO COME.HAVE REPLACE OXYGEN SENSOR,WORK'S FOR A WHILE BUT THEN COMES BACK ON. This car belongs to astudent in my class. We know it's an intermittent problem, but we can't seem to find it. Any help would be greatly a... Trouble codes: P0153 (slow response bank2 sensor 1)
2004 Ford Focus LX 2.3L warning lights VIN: 1FAFP33Z04
We have checked all wiring cirrits that we can find in our alldata system. We have replaced the battery to rule out anything possible feeding back. We have also disconnected the Alt. to rule out a possible diode shorted out. the interesting part of this espess...
1999 GMC Sierra 1500 SL 5.3L light on dash VIN: 2GTEK19T0X
i guys this is my own truck and i am seeing service 4wd soon coming on the message center pretty often now. know at least 3 other trucks with the same light coming on. if its like everything else on this truck it is probley a common problen check with snapon s...
2001 GMC Sierra 2500 HD SL 6.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GTHK2314F
truck has a history of blowing coolant out thru reserve.cust kept adding water and it came out of it then came in and installed new t-stats.after which concern returned it builds excess pressure in system and blows off some if you open the cap it will blow off...
2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Electric control VIN: 2GTEK19T84
Intermittently 4wd is inoperative. Sometimes control switch lights are not illuminated. Sometimes may show neutral or 4low, but is actually in 2hi. C0327 encoder code is usually stored in memory. Problem is intermittent and has not happened while vehicle has b...
1994 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Misfire VIN: JHMEH969OR
Vehicle came in for a fail smog,(3.5%) replace defective o2 sensor Emissions came down to 90 HC (PASS IS 57 AT 25MPH) CO IS .5% (PASS .6%) its failing emissions test at 25mph only. The vehicle has a misfire at 35mph Dist. Cap/rotor and wires were replace Plugs...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Surge VIN: JHMEH9696S
Customer came in and stated about 3 weeks ago,the car started surging at idle and was hard starting. The car starts ok, and idles like its on fast idle for about a minute, then the idle starts surging from 900 to 2000 rpm up and down. So knowing that hondas ha...
1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMEJ6678V
Hello. I got this Civic after customer stated the vehicle started running poorly at a stop. Check engine light came on and customer drove vehicle in to us. The vehicle cleared itself out and started running fine. But light was still on. The code is P0505 idle ... Trouble codes: P0505
1999 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Misfire VIN: 1J4FY29P0X
Hey guys and jeep techs. Happy holidays. I have a 99 jeep here with a 2.5 liter. This one has a miss down the road. We have give it a good tune up and replaced the map sensor because of a stupid code described in my genesis as " map and tps not in agreement". ...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Cooling Systems VIN: GMJEEP2345
Please see initial description.
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GK48KX3
Vehicle came in as a turn over no start. Customer said it started bucking when mil came on then stalled and would not start back. Vehicle started up and ran fine when it got into shop. Found code p0320 for cps circuit malf and could not find a wire problem fro... Trouble codes: P0320, P1299
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L Hesitation, Stall VIN: KNADC12331
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 ...
1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 5.6L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: WDBBA4809H
this car was brought in for running rough cold & sometimes dieing. only cold. tested cold start injector. working properly. tested temp. sensor. shows 3500 ohms when should be 2500 ohms at 70 degrees. tested electro hydralic actuator. failed ma test. shows .o7...
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 2.2L rear defroster VIN: WDBHA22E3T
Dear MB Friends, on this car the rear window defroster does not work. If you push the button in the climate control head the amber light comes on for 3 seconds steady and than starts flashing. We test the power supply to the rear window and as long the amber ...
1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 5.0L transmission VIN: WDBGA51G5W
After driving a couple of miles all 3 lights coming on and temp.gauge,tachometer,mpg gauges go dead.We're running out of ideas.Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E1W
It looks like the pipe is clogged from the egr to intake. Do I have to remove the intake to clean or replace it? TIA. Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow)

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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HNYD18642
thanks for the replies.before we received replies the vehicle was in again and we adjusted the valves.since then the problem has only occured once and the customer reports they will live with it for now.again thanks for the help and sorry i didn`t post this so... Trouble codes: P0172.
1991 Buick Regal 3.1L 2-1 Shift VIN: 2G4WB54TOM
Thanks for all the help, it looks like we will need to first try the modulator. Vacuum suply could also be part of the problem. I'm having a hard time geting the car back to look at it. But feel pretty sure after your help that the modulator will fix it. Tha...
2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L Stall VIN: 2G4WS52J01
well i have to say this is a first for me. i found that my fuel pump relay was shutting off in return shutting off my fuel. i hooked up meters to the power side and ground side of the relay and found those staying constant. amp meter on power and voltage drop ...
1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Compression VIN: 1G6KD54Y1X
First thanks for all the replies. We took the original heads that where on the car when it came in and put and had them surfaced. Put them back on the vehicle and now we have 150Psi compression. I think we had bad heads supplied by the customer. Thanks agian. ...
1989 Chevrolet S10 Blazer 4.3L radio, dome lights, dash lights VIN: 1GNCT1821K
Well gang, There are TWO fuses for the dash lights, dome lights, horn and radio so I'm feeling kind of dumb about it. However, eventually the one would blow. Thanx to all who let me know where the ground was - above the e-brake pedal. This one was tight and ...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L abs VIN: 1GCEK14R4V
Installed Front Sensors,Cleaned Mounting Surface's. Same Problem. Belive It Is In The Controler. Customers Request Not To Replace. Disabled ABS Being Basicly A Plow truck Sorry
1999 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG35R9X
Since nothing was making sense on the readings I did go to the PCM which I was told by the dealer is not a big problem area, but sure enough there was corrsion in the PCM. Thank you for your help. Trouble codes: P0102, P0118, P0121, P0123, P0338, P1115.
2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer North Face 4.2L head lights VIN: 1GNDT13S33
Thanks for the suggestions. I beleve the BCM is bad. We can not program the new module so we sent to our dealer.
2005 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L cooling system VIN: 2G1WF52E2E
Hey guys and gals.Thanks to all who took the time to help me out.Some times you have to stop yourself from making things harder then they have to be.Called the customer to get a little more info on the coolent recovery hose he replaced.Found out that it had be...
2001 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L oil leak VIN: 2C3HH46R91
Thanks to all who replied! All pointed us in the right direction. The oil was coming from the water pump weep hole passage. Turns out the water pump we had installed previously had a bad check ball in it and under higher rpms the timing chain would sling oil u...
1989 Dodge B150 5.2L No Start VIN: 2B7FB11Y9K
the fix on this vehicle was to supply a vacumn source to the fuel pressure regulator .fuel pressure is now correct. thank - you for all the replies .
1998 Dodge Durango 5.2L No Start VIN: 1B4HS28Y2W
well i found the problem guys. after reading all your post i started to look at the crank sensor and cam sensor more. i pulled the cam sensor and checked it over with an ohm meter. it was found to be open on all circuits. after installing a new one it ran grea...
2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L heating system VIN: 2B4GP25R1Y
hi guys well I finally got another carvan same year. I switch the control head & walla fix I know is the wrong way of fixing a car but I ran out of options
2001 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L instrument cluster VIN: 1B4GP25RX1
Well I learned an important lesson on this one. Don't install used control units such as BCMs, PCMs, instrument clusters etc unless you can qualify the vehicle options are exactly the same! The most important option is Security Key Imobilizer security system, ...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Excessive Emissions, No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall, ?????????? VIN: 1B4GP44392
Thanks to all the replies, after running the cylinder leak down test, to find no problems there. I put it back together in disgust. Only to find that the van started and ran fine.???))..Until it went closed loop. Then it started flooding again. I monitored sen... Trouble codes: P1299.
2003 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES56C73
Thank you all who replied, especially Paul and Richard. I ended up getting an after market cam sensor and to my surprise the sensor comes with a new connector that needs to be soldered into place. I replaced the sensor and connector and the code has not reappe... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor circuit).
2004 Dodge Stratus SXT 2.4L bump in frt end VIN: 1B3EL36X74
hello from [...]'s thanks for your help. the after market hub was the problem.
1995 Ford F-150 Eddie Bauer 5.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTEX15H1S
To all members the fix for the 95 ford f-150 5.8 code 212 with E40D trans with no rpm signal to pcm. If the truck runs fine but has a hard shifting problem. They have installed the wrong ign module. The correct module#F1PZ-12a297-A or Motorcraft DY-679. It is ... Trouble codes: 212 (Continuous Memory Code 212 no rpm signal received to pcm).
2003 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Ping on Accell VIN: 1FTYR10D13
First of all thanks to all that replied to my post for help. The problem was the MAF. I cleaned it and helped alot. I purchased a new one and the customer is happy. Vehicle was gone for two weeks now..Thanks everyone...
1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L long crank time cold VIN: 1GKDT13W1X
I first tested for spark cold & when problem is occuring & spark was ok .Which led me back to fuel.I deadhead tested fuel pressure & got only 61 PSI. I even dedhead tested before the fuel filter 61 psi. This being a fairly new Advance auto fuel pump , I inspec...
2002 Honda Accord EX 2.3L shift pattern VIN: JHMCG66882
Sorry it took so long to close this post, but I was waiting on customer confrimation that all was well! A new linear pressure solenoid did indeed fix it!...Thanks guys for the headsup!
2002 Land Rover Freelander HSE 2.5L transmission VIN: SALNE22202
Thanks to Joe [...], Jag tech, said it would be best to replace the unit with a rebuilt one from Land Rover. The cost $1822 plus a $200...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.2L Surge VIN: WDBEA92E6P
I learned from others here that the CTP switch is actually part of the throttle valve itself. Once I knew this then I took several peoples advice and inspected the short harness coming from the throttle actuator to the main harness. By removing the air inlet p... Trouble codes: 14 (CTP switch malfunction.).
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 2.6L electrtic windoq VIN: WDBDA29D8P
thanx for all the replies, allm were dead on, the regulator had to be replaced, no practical fix as usual iatn's menbers are the best!!! thanx again!!!
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBRN47J32
I want to thank everyone that responded.all gave me solutions from actual problem cars they had repaired and even got a response about how the car checked the air system.iI went back and checked the air valve by checking the pressure before it and after it whe... Trouble codes: P0410 (air injection malfunction).
2000 Isuzu N NPR 4.8L exterior lights
First off this is an Isuzu truck. After hours of searching we found the problem. The power wire for the cigarette lighter LAMP was chaffed against the dash frame and would short at times, causing the fuse to blow. This was one of those jobs that you want to qu...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L abs VIN: JA4MT31A01
We believe that the switch on the front differential is bad. Most of our advice points to it, and we agree. Customer has declined repair at this time.
1993 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN8HD17Y2P
thanks for the help it ended up being the wrong injectors did take out the pcm i installed the correct injectors and a used pcm and it worked.i don't know why i could'nt get the injectors to spray with the rail out of the vehiclebut after installing everything...
1994 Nissan D21 SE 3.0L Excessive Emissions, running very rich VIN: 1N6HD16Y5R
The problem was the ground on the MAF. I had jumpered in a ground once before, but I didnt shut the ignition off. Therefor it didnt leave limp mode and the injector PW didnt change from 6mS. I found the solution when I left the jumper over night. The next day ... Trouble codes: 34 (knock sensor).
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DXT
The car is still not fixed and customer is taking it to the dealer. I again removed all pipes and components from rear exhaust manifold to plenum and rechecked and they were fine. I put egr temp sensor in a can a water and heated it up while watching the resis... Trouble codes: P0400 (egr flow).
1996 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L wipers VIN: 4N2DN11W7T
thanks to all that responded the problem was a wrong wiper switch that i bought at the nissan dealer. there are two different part numbers but they looks exactly the same, I installed a switch for a 99 nissan quest with a different part number than the one for...
2002 Nissan Sentra CA 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3N1CB51D82
It needed an ECM. I got a good used one and all is well now. Trouble codes: P0121 (tps).
1996 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HY5217T
thanks to all who replied about crank sensor.that was the problem.i tried testing the sensor with vantage but nothing would show uo so i replaced sensor anyway and problem was gone . Trouble codes: P0336.
1999 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L wipers VIN: 1G2WR5213X
2000 Saturn LW2 3.0L Starting VIN: 1G8JW82R3Y
I just want to thank everyone that replied to my call for help. Sent the car to dealer, to reprogram vehicle. Still would not start. When manager called me, they had installed a bcm, and a pass lock module, still no start. I suggested a new key. Called later, ...
1991 Toyota Pickup 2.4L comp VIN: JT4RN81A5M
Thanks to all. I finally found the A/C fuse, had to remove glove box, could not see from underneath. There are 2 fuses and one relay mounted there. Long story short, after beating head against wall, someone has been in here and cobbled it up. I found amplifier...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 3.0L timing belt VIN: JT2BF22K8X
I found that when the car sat outside (when cold) the belt would gain slack in the section between the cam pulleys and I ordered a timing belt and water pump from Toyota and found that the Napa belt that was replaced this summer was slightly longer than the fa...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4T1BG22KOW
ok guys, this one is still a stumper. The problem this car was having was pretty regular but would clear up every now and then for a few minutes. This thing started running good and has been doing so for a full week. I will not delude myself into thinking that... Trouble codes: P0303.
2000 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4TASN92NXY
Thanks to all that replied. There was a heavy load lead coming off the battery going to a aftermarket amp. I removed it and seemed to get better. May have been RFI? I let the customer have the truck back. And I havent heard anything back. Trouble codes: P0300 (p0301-), P0301 (p0303-), P0303 (p0305-), P0305.
2001 Toyota Sienna LE 3.0L tailgate VIN: 4T3ZF13C42
Well, that was easy. The Sienna tailgate inner panel came off with a little prying--take off the grab handle and strap handle from inside then hook the panel and pull forward. Then the latch cable is in plain view. Thanks to John [...] and about 8 other guy...
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