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1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGJ8321W
We have a code p0340 and have no information to help pinpoint this code. We search the fix library and found nothing. Can anybody help us, either with a "pinpoint" test or with some "expert" opinion on what to do next, Thanks for your help You people are great... Trouble codes: P0340 (camshaft position sensor)
1992 Buick Eighty Eight 3.8L Cuts out VIN: 1G3HY53L6N
Have a 1992 Buick Eighty Eight with 3.8l came in on a tow truck, would run for about 2-3 minutes die and not start for hours, they said fuel pump. Checked fuel pressure it was ok found no spark. Put a coil on now runs fine except for every couple of hours will...
1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: IG6CD53B9P
I've got a Caddy really testing me, PLEASE HELP! It runs very rich, as shown in the gas readings. I've disconnected the fuel regulator hose (no sign of fuel there)& disconnected & plugged the canister hose @ throttle body. I fired the injectors individually & ... Trouble codes: P091
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1GNCS13W2S
Got a good head scratcher here ! Coworker took this in trade from a car dealer he has dealt with for years . This is one of the change over models from obd 1 to the obd 2 style .Old style computer with the new style plug in. My brick is the only thing that wil...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start VIN: 1GNDT13W1S
vehicle towed in as no start. test spark had weak spark from coil and intermittant spark at some plugs and no spark at others. replace cap, rotor and wires still no diff.test coil driver and ign coil test good but tried known good ones any how still no change....
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on, When Below 50F VIN: 1GCEC14W1X
Truck will not start at 50F outside temp. Runs good when it does start except for above 2000 rpm, misses, only sets code . Please help . Trouble codes: P1351
2000 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L tcc VIN: 2G1WF55K1Y
i have code p0741 tcc stuck off thiss vehicle had nasty fluid in it when i started looking at it flushed and rt veh code came back on rt tried to follow diag. procedure but scan tool doesnt have capabilities to control tcc pwm i also noticed under trans info o...
2003 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS145X2
vehicle has po172b(fuel system rich) in pcm. During testing found fuel pressure at 70psi at idle-65psi driving. This vehicle is a flex fuel vehicle and we are having trouble finding any pressure specs for the flex in mitchell one. Standard fuel 2.2 liter fuel ... Trouble codes: 172B
1999 Chrysler Sebring 2.5L no shift VIN: AC3AU42N3X
this car came in with shifting concerns. It get stuck in first gear. If you clear the codes it will shift just fine for a while and when the light sets it will stay stuck in first gear. I tried another ecu from another vehicle, but the speed reading on that ec...
1994 Dodge Shadow ES 2.5L shifter VIN: 1B3AP68K9R
under hard accelleration transmission shifter moves into neutral. can be held back by hand.
1994 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L overdrive VIN: C3RS620251
hey guys! we had a customer buy this truck and brought it to us with trans fluid just pouring out of front of trans. , found front pump leaking due to crack in pump, customer wanted new trans. installed new trans (mopar rebuild oem) flushed trans cooler all se...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3B7HF1321T
Vehicle was towed in to my shop. Customer stated that his truck died on the road and would not start unless you held the gas pedel to the floor. And when it did start it would run very rough and than die out. Checked scan data and found that TPS, Map, and IAC ...
2000 Dodge Intrepid 2.7L timing chain VIN: 2B3HD46R2Y
Hi Everyone, I'm looking for some direction. Customer brought car in with engine noise but was quiet at the time. After setting overnight I drove 5 miles and heard noise at idle, definatley timing chain noisey. Shut the car off checked oil way over full, Cust ...
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L timing chain VIN: 2B3HD46R81
this is for all the chrysler guru's or the engine builders. thanks in advance for such great help. this vehicle was towed in as a no start. customer thought starter. upon cranking the engine it was obvious, we had little or no compression.we checked the radiat...
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L No Start VIN: 2D4GP44L55
This van was towed in last night. Customer states the van died while driving it. He said there was no warning and he saw the digital guages die down and the van just quit. My first thought was a crank sensor. We replaced it but no difference. Fuel pressure is ...
1989 Ford Ranger Custom 2.9L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTCR11TOK
ok ineed help on this one,truck came in missing ,did tune up on it,no good,found out #1,2,4 cylinders missing under load.1,2,4 run on same circut to the computer,so does 3,5,6.all injecters blink the same under load but when i put ground to 1,2,4 just touch or...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMDU34X1S
This Explorer has an obvious cid sensor problem. I have replaced a few cam sensors and synchronizers before but this one is different. It is called an integral style and cost over $400. Also they say a test harness is needed to set cam timing. Does anyone have... Trouble codes: P0214
1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Radio VIN: 1FALP58S8T
This is a puzzel. Radio plays in park & neutral. Control head stays lit and retains all information. Radio plays fine in park & neutral but speakers go dead in any gear. I had a time getting the correct schmatics from mitchell but they don't tie things togethe...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L ABS Module VIN: 1FALP57U4V
The car came in with brake light on around corners, brakes were worn and fluid level low. After replacing the front brakes and flushing out the brake system, the brake pedal is soft and fading, it will go almost to the floor and braking performance is very poo...
1999 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Heater Core VIN: 99FORDTAUR
Hey guys, just a qick one here. Sorry about the bogus vin... I am wondering if anyone has a successfull short cut , hack or trick for an easy or easier way of doing a heater core on these vehicle types. I know they can be time consuming, but I also have heard ...
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L engine
Thanks in advence for you help. We have a 2000 Ford Ranger 4.0L code X that has a rear main oil seal leak. We have replaced the rear main oil seal/sleeve combo three times now and still leaks. We have dye tested the oil and black light reveals that it is leaki...
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FMYU04181
I have exhausted all options for additional information on this problem including TSB's Recalls and forums. Vehicle is getting on average 350 KM to a tank used to get 500+ problem started to occur back in october. Fuel trims at idle Lt b1 -10 Lt bk 2 -8 St b1 ...
2003 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L drive train VIN: 1FALPNS527
i have this 03 expedition that sounds like a front bearing noise but checked bearings ok when you get just above 25mph you start to get a rubbing sound like a helicopter noise almost it sounds like it is coming from the front but turning the wheel back and fou...
1994 Geo Prizm 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1Y1SK5368R
this car came in as a no start found bad wires, tunned up and it started.still did not run good,had a code for the map, replaced sensor this problem is corrected,also found a bad o2 and replaced it, now it reads great. the real problem is when it gets hot the ...
2000 GMC Sonoma SL 4.3L hydraulic brake system VIN: 1GTCT19W7Y
Vehicle came in with a low brake pedal. Brake friction material looked good on this 4 wheel disc system. The fluid in the resevoir was obvisouly contaminated, it was very dark and the rubber seal on the bottom of the cap had swelled to about 3x it's normal siz...
2001 GMC c6500 7.1L caliper VIN: 1GDJ6H1001
Hello heavy truck techs. I got this topkick (tow truck)here that the driver side caliper is too loose. It seems to be missing a shim that goes under the caliper. Nobody list this shim that i can find. It does have one on the pass side. Im in northern ca so if ...
1987 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Condenser fan VIN: 1HGCA5642H
Hi guys -- I have a condenser fan that runs on, hot or cold, whenever you cycle the key. I tried another fan timer unit I had sitting around the shop and they both do the same thing. If you cycle the key, the A/C fan runs for a good twenty minutes, but if you ...
1987 Honda Accord DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1HGCA5629H
Customer came in with an water pump leaking and a running issue. When engine is started cold, the choke works properly and has a fast idle for a short period of time. As soon as fast idle comes off the engine sputters and dies. Will not idle on its own untill ...
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L cluster and dash lighting VIN: 1HGCG5648W
prior owner replaced the speedo as old unit quit lighting...the new one never lit up...so i bought it like it is...i changed the unit to no avail. but the cluster will have all the check lights come on when cranking and the gear selector would work and show yo...
2000 Honda Passport EX 3.2L Electronic VIN: 4S6DM58W6Y
blows #15 elec ig fuse cannot duplicate problem. i even drove car home over night 40 miles round trip 4x4 on and off several times. i actuated all items associated with same fuse with no problem. customer claims when disengaging 4x4 fuse will blow. fuse has bl...
2003 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L power VIN: KMHWF25S93
After replacing the timing belt this car has hardly any power and a slight surge, I know I checked the marks after installation and rotated the crank 720 degrees and the marks were still lined up properly. Anything else that could cause this condition other th...
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L power steering assist VIN: JNKBY31D3V
hello, We have this car here that has a lack of power assist, the fluid after being run is foamy, as well as if the level is full to the mark when running, it overflows when the car is shut off. The pump is noisy and the assist comes and goes.This one come to...
1996 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L Readiness Monitors VIN: SAJHX1749T
Hello, This call will not pass the state inspection, due incomplete readiness monitors. I have already tried to put the correct value resistor in the wiring harness to trick the computer in thinking it is about 68F. I had no luck with the drive cycles. Only 4 ...
1993 Lexus SC300 3.0L loss of comunication VIN: JT8JZ31C6P
Replaced speed sensor because the sppedometer was off by about 15 MPH, I check speed with a GPS. After replacement of speed sensor speed was off by over 20 MPH. All by request of owner. The I tried to trouble shoot with my Scaner but kept on looseing comunic...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L duct VIN: 1LNHM87A01
There is a hissing noise coming from the ducts. Its only there when the automatic temp. system is on with the A/C running. If the A/C is switched off the problem goes away. The car is a the dealer now and they cannot find anything with it. All pressures are go...
2004 Mazda RX-8 1.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1FE17N34
madza had po300 ===new spark plugs & wires, 24000 on speedometer hard starting ==smokes==idle quality not the best ??? ( rotary engine) 1.3 thanks in advance.
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L lamp warning indicator VIN: WDBJF65F4W
Customer put a socket in the RR tail lamp assy. Warning indicator remains on. All other exterior lamps work EXCEPT LF side marker bulb. @E6/3 (side marker bulb) is inop. Socket has good ground; but no power. Fuses @ N7-1 are good when tested with meter. I susp...
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: WDBHA24G2X
Hello all. Wondering if anyone has similar experience with this MB problem. Original complaint was hard starting cold, stalling, poor idle quality, and general rough running when cold. We replaced the MAF sensor, Coolant temp sensor, and stop lamp switch. Seem... Trouble codes: P0100 (Hot Film Mass Air Flow Sensor), P1584 (Stop Lamp Switch), B1231 (Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor)
2004 Mini Cooper 1.6L Steering Pump VIN: WMWRC33474
I have this Mini that is boggling me. The power steering pump operates intermittently. The cooling fan was bound up with some sand and grit so the pump was not being cooled. I have very little information on the system and was hoping someone did. There are no ...
1997 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4A3AJ56G6V
This vehicle has a misfire under load on no. four. There appears to be a weak spark out of cap for cylinder 4. Everything inside the distributor looks ok and the cap and rotor have been replaced. Has anyone else run into this. I am temted to put a distributor ... Trouble codes: P0304
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 4A3AX35G7V
started as irratic idle(surge). replaced computer than found bad iac motor. replaced iac control went back and set sas and tps open/closed throttle switch as well as idle adjustment screw. idle is fine until rpm is raised and then dropped or until you snap the... Trouble codes: P0505
2002 Mitsubishi Galant ES 2.4L speedometer VIN: 4A3AA46G92
this is a car lot car. speedometer not working. has new cluster. no 5 volt ref at pin 80 con. 41 of pcm. i can ground a test light and tap the wire going to speedo and the needle jumps. this tells me i dont have anything messing with my wire between pcm and sp...
1996 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L sunroof VIN: JN1CA21D4T
The sunroof track on this vehicle was replaced and now the close point on the roof is not correct. Does anyone know the proper reset procedure? Any nissan techs help would be great. Thanks Joe
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31A8Y
This car has bocome a thorn in my side. It came into the shop with poor idle, hardly running and stalling. The check engine light was on with the lean codes. The fuel pressure was good and the car was running perfect so we let it sit for a couple of days. When... Trouble codes: P0171 (Bank 1 Lean), P0174 (Bank2 Lean)
1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 2.5L Serpentine Belt Tensioner VIN: 2G3AL54R0C
This Vehicle Came In About Two Weeks Ago With Anti Freeze Leaking From Behind Serpentine Belt Tensioner Thought It Would Be An Easy Fix.When I Called Around For A Gasket Parts People Said There Is None Availble. So I Used RTV Silicone To Seal Up. At Time Of Fi...
1997 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3GR62CXV
customer came back complaining of stalling after previous work was done road tested with customer vehicle stalled in parking lot during parking manuvers got vehicle back inside found code p1599 stored in computer did diag for code found bad idle air control va... Trouble codes: P1599 (cc power management or engine stall), P0507
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1G3NL12E3X
I have a tricky one. I installed a used motor out of a 2000 grand dam into this 99 alero. i'm having a momentarly stumble when the throttle is snapped, with an intermittent stall in gear, under load. fuel pres good, i've swaped tp, map, iac, rear cranck sensor...
2001 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GHDT13W31
Can't put fuel into tank, tank pressure will not allow fuel to enter the tank. All vapors and pressure are vented through the canister, there is not a separate vent tube on the filler neck. Checked filler neck for obstructions, inlet valve at the tank, all loo... Trouble codes: P0446 (EVAP Vent Control Problem - Cant Sense Any Pressure.), P0462 (Fuel Level Sensor Curcuit Signal Low), P0463 (Fuel Level Sensor Curcuit Signal High)
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Powertrain VIN: 1G2WP5213W
This car won't stay fixed...After previous repairs were completed. From a stop, when you accelerate to WOT, tires will spend and than engine will bogg down, lose power until you release accelerator and reaccelerate it will drive normal... This only happens fro...
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Accessories VIN: 3G7DA03EX1
Hi, folks. This vehicle initially came in with a no crank condition and the check engine light staying on. Oddly, no other dash warning lights would come on with the key on like they should. Codes U1040, U1000, U1064, P1626, P0463, P1189. Chasing communication...
2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L key cylinder VIN: 1G2WP52K53
this car will not allow you to turn the key backward from the unlock position so you can get the key out.i tried changing the white electrical solenoid (an ignition lock according to the dealer) and it seemed to fix it at first but now does the same thing. int...
1984 Porsche 944 2.5L Cooling Systems VIN: WP0AA0941E
Help all Porsche techs!! This old 944 came in with a complaint of the cooling fans comming on only after the gauge is reading hot. we tested the system and confirmed fans on at 204 degrees. verified correct funtional thermostat and fan switch installed in car....
2001 Subaru Forester S 2.5L unk VIN: JF1SF65651
Help all subaru techs!! This should have been easy- we replaced both front drive axles because of torn front boots. Truck developed a shimmy/ wiggle on accel most noticable from a stop. No brainer- bad axle. replaced with another set- different supplier (these...
2006 Toyota SEQUOIA 4.7L Safety VIN: 5TDZ38A46S
I need to reprogram a new remote control and a new key. I have the old remote control and the old key working fine but I need to know how to reprogram the new key and the new remote control. thank you in advance for all the help
1984 Volkswagen Vanagon Campmobile 1.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: WV2ZB0258E
This vanagon came in for DEQ failure. C/O goes rich off idle. Runs anywhere from 3-5% at idle and 5-7 % at 2000 rpm's or so. 02 Sensor inop but I have disconnected it to attempt to set basic settings. I can't get base C/O below 2.5% Base 02 sensor trigger volt...

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1970 Chevrolet El Camino 350CID timing cover incorrect
Most responses directed me to a gasket /seal set that includes 2 different lower front seals (there are TWO different designs of oil pans depending on year models) appearantly this has a 74-81 or so engine with lots of Tiwan chrome stuff. I guess my mind was i...
1982 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L No Start VIN: 1G1AY0783C
Well, the Queen is gone, back on the trailer for another show. Both pumps had failed electrically(open circuit), found no problems in wiring & new pump was ruunning at 4.8amps max. Customer stated battery would be dead after a couple of days sitting around so ...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L airbag VIN: 1GCEK19R1W
george from california appears to win the prize for nailing the culprit. Ordered new airbag from dealer and lite is out. wreckers obviously not the place to order these components from. thnx to all who replied.
1998 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G1FP22GXW
Thanks for all the replies, found faulty ground circuit B1 for ignition relay, located in cell 14 at splice 112.Thanks again for all the replies.
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Cooling Systems VIN: 1G1JF12T2W
Thanks to everyone who replyed to my problem.There were many good suggestions.The customer is taking the car to have the coolant system power flushed.I will let you know how that works out,again Thank You ALL
1998 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.0L Fuel Gauge
Thanks for the many replies. It was my first help request and information just flowed in. Anyway, I tested the problem down to the ECM/VCM but the customer declined to buy a new one at this time. I got several replies of people that did replace the VCM/ECM and...
1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L abs , brake warning light VIN: 1GNDX03E9X
well, it finally is done, the master cylinder/hydraulic unit was at fault, the light is out and all is well, thanks for the responses!!!
2001 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 8.1L Fuel Gauge VIN: 3GNGK26G91
We have been waiting for customer to bring back car so that we could do some more testing.Got some good info on testing the relay and module on frame rail from Raymond in N.C..Also want to do alittle further inspection of rear fuel tank and its sender.We will ...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHC29131
first off thanks to everyone who replied. yes i do have this thing fixed. kudos to the ones who said to check all air tubes and clamps using my smoke machine i found a hole about 1\4 inch in dia. in the lefthand side air tube down by the power steering pump .s... Trouble codes: P0234 (turbo boost out of limits overspeed condition), P0101 (maf out of range).
2003 Chevrolet Impala 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, cooling fans VIN: 2GIWF52E03
well this car is finally fixed. i exhausted all test i could find, none of which led me to a bcm. but that was the problem. i just wish i could now why? thanks to the 8 of you who replied. i used all of your suggestions to at least elimnate one item at a time.... Trouble codes: P0507.
2003 Chevrolet S10 2.2L oil pressure VIN: 1GCCS14H03
thanks to all the good help. oil was dumping from around the no.# 3 & 4 cam bearings. for some reason the cam bearings moved about a quarter inch. we will be installing a new short block. thanks to all helped
2000 Daewoo Nubira SE 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: KLAJB52Z8Y
Sorry this reply took so long. The problem was a bad coil. I initially tried a used one but I had the same problem. I started to look elsewhere for the problem but kept coming back to the coil. After replacing with a new O.E. coil everything was good. Than... Trouble codes: P0351 (ign control a curcuit fault), P0352.
1988 Dodge Ramcharger 5.2L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3B4GW12Y4J
To All of the people that helped me on this one, you guys are gonna laugh, Upon further inspection based upon info i recieved from a IATN members, When my technicians installed the new fuel lines and hoses, that the return line comin at the top of the tank was... Trouble codes: 41 (alt field circuit problem detected), 88 (battery voltage been interrupted).
1995 Dodge Neon 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J12345K78
A big thanks to all who replied. Alwin from Mich nailed it on the head. I checked the ckp and cmp signals, the ckp was erratic and very choppy. I decided to check for the 5v, 8v and ground at the CKP, upon inspecting this connector I found the harness had some... Trouble codes: P0340 (CAM sensor signal), P0351 (ign malf a), P0352 (ign Malf b), P1391 (Cam/Crank sync).
1996 Dodge B2500 5.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B6HB21Y1T
Thanks to the two Jay's for this one. found the wire shorted at where runs down cly head. Cust did not want to pay us to pull apart all that wiring, so we ran a new wire to the back of the head and spliced it in there and at the computer and the starter relay.... Trouble codes: P1899 (Park neutral switch stuck in park or in gear).
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Power steering pump VIN: 2D4GP44333
Thanks for the helpful information. About half said change the pump & half said replace the reservoir. My local Dodge dealer parts man said they sale a lot of reservoirs although he couldn't say specifically why. However after considering the facts, I conclude...
1999 Ford F-150 4.6L monitors not ready
This vehicle was sent out to have a new pcm and have it flashed by ford - it has not been back yet to retest
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 2.0L valve timing VIN: 3FAF911331
prior to posting the help request i had gone back in reset the crankshaft pin and again checked the cam timing using the appropriate tool. this morning i reassembled the valve cover and plug wires and cranked the car and everything was fine. i can only assume ...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRW08L82
Thanks for everyones advice one this problem.It was just as most of you thought.I read the temps off of my scanner and it would only heat up to 170 degrees.Changed out thermostat and that fixed THAT problem.It still seemed to idle to fast so went ahead and put... Trouble codes: P1506, P0125.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L abs VIN: 1FTSX31P63
I would like to thank all that replied to this post. It turned out to be the warness was broken about 2 inches back from the connector at the diff. There is no tsb on this, but the dealer supplies a repair harness. Thanks to all.
1992 GMC Jimmy SLE 4.3L low power VIN: 1GKDT13W9N
most replies thougt cat converter, but we had back pressure tested and ran with the o2 sensor out and it didn't help. after triple checking everything we replaced the injector even though it ohmed good, pattern looked good, and flow checked the same as another...
1997 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L Losing speed signal VIN: 1GTHG35F5V
Sorry about the wait guys. The problem is that I only get to work on this thing about an hour at a time because the other builder is away on holidays and I have alot on my plate. That aside here's the scoop. I checked everything, changed the buffer, rechecked ...
2003 Hummer H2 6.0L oil system VIN: 5GRGN23U63
Well now that everything is back to normal this problems seems very elementary! I realize that all pressure starts at the pump and excluding pump pick up screen problems-this engine is extremely clean-I was pretty sure which way to go. This is the first cranks...
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L abs VIN: 1J4GZ5853R
I located the proper connector behind the ashtray. I scanned vehicle and found a failed right rear wheel speed sensor. Thank you for the help.
2003 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7L Starting VIN: 1J4GL48K43
Thanks to all who replied to this problem. We were really running is circles trying to fix this problem. What would have really helped would have been a good schematic. There is very little info available to us on these Libertys and pretty much all Chryslers f...
2001 Lexus GS300 3.0L Pads VIN: LXF4456743
Thanks for all the help,Jay from Bendix was correct,the rotor was border line,when I checked for thickness variation it was very close that's why it would only squeak when it was hot.I did not check for runout because I was waiting for a new dial indicator tha...
2004 Lexus LX470 4.7L ride height VIN: JTJHT00W24
Borrowed a Mastertech, found right front height sensor code. Replaced both front height sensors as the rear was just replaced and did not feel like doing the fronts one at a times. Thanks everyone
1997 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6L Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1NLNM97V6V
I'm at a stalemate with this car. Nothing I have done has improved anything yet. I am not giving up though. If I do figure it out I will post my findings. Please know how much I appreciate everyones suggestions. Keep up the great work. Trouble codes: P0174 (Bank 2 Lean).
1994 Mazda B2300 2.3L HC at idle VIN: 4F4CR16A7R
Looks like it was a 'Cat on the prowl'. As I mentioned, the customer put on his own cat conv. It was a cheapo cat. He took vehicle and had a good cat installed. Came back to the shop here and idle emissions stayed down at about 20-30 ppm HC. Thanks for the rep...
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55S81
When we were unable to duplicate the misfire after three days and because it was 'an old car with a lot of miles on it' (74K) she decided to fix it with a new one. Gotta love it! Thanks anyway John Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire).
2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor LS 3.8L abs VIN: 4A4MN21574
The replys were about what I had expected as far as what to do about the diag. The main question that I needed answered is it normal for the body shops to install used brake parts and then called it fixed. Thanks Mark I know this is a very poor fix but if you ...
1997 Nissan Altima SE 2.4L hard cold start VIN: YN23654Y2A
all suggestions were good, but no help thanks guys, seems the cheap skate wanted to give it back the way it was so, whatever i didn't break it just tried to fix it.
1998 Nissan Frontier 2.4L tcc SOLENOID CIRCUIT VIN: 1N6DD2159W
The customer later told me that a shop in town has put 2 seperate tranny's in the truck. the code set criteria is so sketchy and set times are so far apart and the fact that 2 tranny's have been put in the truck in the last year...Well, i sent him back to the ...
2001 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31071
after hours of testing I have repaired this car. the iacv shorted due to coolant leaking into the electric motor thus causing the ecm to short out. come to find out this is very common problem so thats the fix for a p0505 look for burnt terminals on connector ... Trouble codes: P0505.
2004 Nissan Murano SE 3.5L transfer case
Thanks to all of the replies, very helpful. After reading replies and standing under vehicle and observing. I removed right axle and bolts for power steering pump then tied pump out of the way. Then removed complete rear exhaust manifold and converter (have to...
1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L pump rack VIN: 1G2NW12E5X
Well customer does not want ot spend money on a guess, I did not get a reply on how to test valve, Im not giving up I just don't want ot keep this open any longer. thank you
1998 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4S3BD6753W
The customer came to pick up his subaru and the most I could tell him that may be wrong is that the exhaust backpressure seems too high. Going up a hill at full power and high rpm and 3rd gear I can get 8 lbs pressure. With the mufflers disconected I get about...
2002 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 4S3BH68622
Sorry for the delay.Customer has not brought car back. From the replies I learned that the fuel hoses can leak at the injectors when cold but seal up after engine warms. One guy said there are 34 clamps. The canister purge valve can stick open too. My problem ...
1986 Toyota Pickup 2.4L Hydraulic System VIN: JT4RN63R0G
Thanks to all who replied and gave advice. I brought the truck in one last time and bled the brakes at all four corners and the bleeder screw on the load sensing valve. I also loosened each line at the load sensing valve and bled fluid there as well. I double ...
1994 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1NXAE04B7R
this car has been gone for a few days must be fixed. i believe it was the coil and i used beck-arnley aftermarket i will remember that if it comes back failing. thanks to all
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