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1991 Audi 100 2.3L hydraulic system VIN: WAUBC5443M
Vehicle came in with LR brake hung up at all times. Cracked lines at master nothing changed. Opened bleeder at LR caliper still stuck. Replaced caliper and bled brakes. Brakes work now and do not hang up but when i press the brake pedal, only when engine is ru...
1995 Audi A6 2.8L incorrect fuel gauge VIN: WAUHA84A3S
2003 Audi RS6 4.2L Brake Pedal VIN: WUAPV6YB03
This vehicle exhibits a condition consistant with a failing brake master cylinder. The first application of the brake pedal allows it to travel to the floor before engaging the brakes. One pump and the pedal feels normal. A master cylinder had been installed w...
1992 BMW 750iL 5.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WGAGC8319N
car came in with eml & check engine light on. when cold ambient temp the engine will start but will not accel. after running 30 min the engine will accel. owner said if he pulled the eml control unit & warmed it up the engine would accel(that trick doesn't wor... Trouble codes: 201 (02 sensor cintrol), 70 (02 sensor circuit), 16 (camshaft position sensor), 63 (converter clutch), 73 (vehicle speed sensor), 41 (air mass sensor)
1995 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L heater core VIN: 1G4HP52L6S
Hi guys, I'm usually one giving advice on GM cars, not asking for it! But this car has got me stumped by having repeat heater core failures. The first 3 cores were AC Delco units, the current one, and the one that is going in it today are from Napa. I have ano...
1993 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KY5294P
Description vehicle tries to start like its out of time. all ignition module outputs 24x 1/2 cam ok. ran test on 53 when vehicle running and passed the frequency test on the purple/ white wire, While road testing vehicle stalled and acts like its out of time. ... Trouble codes: 53 (4x refrence)
1996 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6EL12Y2T
Well I'm getting pretty stressed out on this,I hope somebody out there can help me.This car came from a trans shop.They dropped the rack to remove the side cover and make a internal repair.After putting everything back together the car will crank start and die... Trouble codes: P1631 (Theft Deterrent system password incorrect), B2750 (Pass Key Data Communication Failure)
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L key fob VIN: 1G6KD54Y51
thanks for checking this one out! my customer has a faulty key fob (#1). # 2 still works. we purchased a new #1 transmitter and we need to program. we have a snap-on scanner but the only data i can find in alldata is to use a tech2 to program. all other cars w...
1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L possible transfer case VIN: 2GCEK19K0R
I am not well versed in transfer cases. This is my personal truck and I have had this noise since I bought it 7,000 miles and 2 years ago. The noise is like a snap with the low tone of a clunk. I can make the noise happen only in 4wd, under load (wheels straig...
1998 Chevrolet Camaro 5.7L cluster/starter VIN: 2G1FP2265W
I have code p1626... do not believe any fault here. have no instrument panel operation and no crank. have no power to icm on pin a13. have no ground comand at starter relay. ignition switch test good. all fuses good, getting power and ground at bcm. my history...
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L air flow VIN: 1GNEL19W9Y
This van has developed a problem with the air flow to the driver's side. When you start it cold, the passenger's sidebegins to warm up very soon while driver's side stays cold for awhile. Also the vents to the floor do not seem to flow as much air so that the ...
2000 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT 5.3L Instrument cluster VIN: 3GNFK16T7Y
When you start the vehicle the ABS and Airbag lights stay on, the PRNDL display does not indicate what gear it is in, the message center switches from Battery to Security to Service 4WD continuously, and the fuel guage goes from empty to 1/4 to empty. I have c...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 LS 6.6L Cooling Systems VIN: 1GBJC341X1
this truck will push coolant out of the overflow bottle first thing in the a.m.,put combustion tester on,head gaskets seem ok. it builds up a lot of pressure in the system, pulled the return coolant line off the turbo and put a pressure gauge on it,crimped off...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L MIL Lamp on, loses power; fuel pr VIN: 1GCHK29111
We have seen this truck a few times before, always ran strong, pretty well maintained. Engine oil not fuel contaminated. On morning cold start (air temp 0 degrees F or colder); engine heater plugged in overnight or not; loses power (any where between leaving d... Trouble codes: P0093 (Fuel Sys. Large Leak Detected)
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L #3 cylinder VIN: 1G1JC12462
Hey group, Have this 2.2 with PO303, 50 psi compression and 100 % cyl. leakage from exhaust/crankcase. Removed valve cover to inspect valve train with all looking great. My main question pertains to the misfire- it goes away at higher RPM(above 2000 RPM). Why?...
2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13540
This vehicle has been driven by us for the last year or so. And has seen regular oil changes and any maintenance needed. The vehicle runs great the only thing of concern is the CEL. The code is po410. I have looked up TSB's and have made a search of the arcive... Trouble codes: P0410
2006 Chevrolet Suburan 5.3L Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK16Z66
this sub has a mis fire on #7 cyl at idle if rpms raised to 1500 miss is gone.I have looked at the plug wire and coil swapped to different cyl.swapped injector checked fuel rail for obstruction.checked compression.smoked tested for vacumn leaks none found.pull... Trouble codes: P0300
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L No Start VIN: 1C3EL56U71
We rebuilt and installed this engine, We went to start and it will fire at first crank then it will just turn over and not fire untill you turn key off and try to restart. It seems to batch fire the injectors at initial start and thats it.Need a little help on... Trouble codes: P0601 (computer fault)
1992 Dodge B250 5.9L Surge VIN: 2B4HB25Z6N
hey guys got one here giving me trouble !! this van has a surge durring warmup that vanishes when at operating temp . no codes , no vacum leaks , fuel pressure at spec , compression 150 x 8 . i fixed an egr solonoid problem , replaced stuck idle speed motor an...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Misfire VIN: 2B6HB11X0X
Van came in with miss all the time, checked archives for tips,checked installed height of valves and found them with different installed heights so pulled heads for warranty and then found a crack in block surface. Got reman engine from same company, those val... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0305 (Cyl 5 Misfire), P0303 (Cyl 3 Misfire)
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck 5.9L No Start VIN: 1B7KF23Z81
Hey everyone I could really use some fresh ideas on this one. This truck only acts up when cold and not every time. When you crank it over, the starter will kick back, almost like motor is out of time. After SEVERAL minutes of trying it will finally start, run... Trouble codes: P1687 (No MIC BUS message instrument cluster/gauges)
1984 Ford F-250 XL 6.9L fuel VIN: 1FTHF2611E
Hi guys, I'm having a problem with getting this pickup to run. We replaced rt. side cyl. head and is back together. We've bled the fuel system repeatedly and the engine fires for a second then has a hard time getting it to run again. We made sure the timing ma...
1992 Ford F-250 Custom 7.5L Mechanical VIN: 1FTHX25G6N
this vehicle hase a zf s5-42 5spd trans.we are hearing a loud rattling clunking noise at idle coming from the transmssion.the noise appears when vehicle is does not sound like bad bearings,you can not hear the noise when will stop when the cl...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FTDF1868V
Thanks in advance for the help, This truck came in for a miss on cyl. 4 & 7. The spark was weak, truck had 175000 miles so, I replaced both coils. It had new plugs and wires put in a few thousand miles ago. Now I have weak spark output on the coil tower for #4...
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L engine VIN: 1FTDX1769V
i am working on an engine noise. a rattle coming from the top end. i removed valve covers and found slack adjusters collapsed. 13 out of 16 were bad . I replaced them and the noise went away, just wondering if anyone has any idea why they might have went bad. ...
2000 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDXE45F2Y
First like to say thanks this everyone is a big help. I have this 2000 ford E350 ambulance 7.3 powerstroke has a p0261 low side number one short replaced Idm under warranty all wires under valve cover and number one injector. What happens is after been running... Trouble codes: P0261
2000 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L 1-2 shift VIN: 2FAFP71W3Y
View related repair history. After rebuilding transmission, vehicle now does not have 2nd gear while manual lever in OD position. 2nd gear works fine if commanded into second with manual lever. All other gears work good. Tranny work isn't my specialty, but it ...
2002 Ford Focus LX 2.0L speedo VIN: 1FAFFP33P1
this vehicle after driving it for a while will intermittently increase the speed on the speedo. The car does not actually go any faster just the speedo increases untill it gets to 180 kms at which time it will shut off (rev limiter) I have not seen this before...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L rear axle VIN: 1FMZU73E02
This one's for the ford techs.Initial test drive had a slight vibration after coming to a stop then taking off again.If you touch the brake pedal it will stop.The best I could describe it would be the low hum from a brake lathe when it is chattering on a drum ...
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L 4wd VIN: 1FTRW08622
thank you agian, this truck has a problem when disengaging the four wheel drive from four high to two wheel drive while the truck is moving it will not release you have to pull over and stop or pull over and stop and just roll back a little, it did at one time...
2004 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 5.4L interior lights VIN: 1FBSS31L64
This problem started about 2-3 mounths ago, it came in for interrior lights staying on for an unusually long period of time. We checked circuits, poewrs and grounds, checked for any bullitens, followed fords flow chart, still found nothing. We borrowed another...
2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GDJG31U73
hey techs. got this gmc box van that runs great most of the time. every once in a blue moon.(twice in the last three weeeks this idle will flare up to 900 to 1000 rpm and hang up there. i thought i had bad iac motor. replaced it and then relearned idle . iac s... Trouble codes: P, 0507 (idle speed too high), P0300
2003 GMC 4300 7.5L Lighting VIN: IHTMMAAM03
This truck is as follows: 2003 International 4300 [...] 102762 mileage There was no International-Harvester listed in the post listings. Good evening We have this International Harvestor 4300 with no brake lights. We thought this was going to b...
1992 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB9851N
about 1 out of ten times when hot the car will just crank and not start, when it does this the spark gets weak and eratic and the injector pulse gets weak, preliminary tests are ok problem dont last long enough to spend much time testing any help would be appr...
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Hesitation VIN: 1HGCD565XS
this one is killin me, its my wifes car (of course)! it has a low speed hesitation/miss between 1000 and 2000 rpm,at light throttle has never stalled although it feels like it wants to,as soon as give it more throttle it clears up and takes off....
2004 Honda S2000 2.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: JHMAP21464
Vehicle have missfire only when cold, missfire 1 and 4, and also random missfire, clear code. second time check engine light on with missfire #4 and factory code p1399 for igntion missfire. I usually run in to acura and honda with valve adjustment that is off ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0304, P0300 (random engine missfire), P1399 (ignition missfire)
2003 Infiniti I35 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKDA31A13
after doing a LOF and added a can of restore, we had a SES light and engine miss and ping, short history this car is alway runs low on oil between oil changes, as far as down to less than a qt..we checked codes and found P0011 and P0012 intake valve timing ban... Trouble codes: P0011 (intake valve timing bank 1), P0012 (intake valve timing bank 2)
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L elect. short VIN: 1J4GZ88Z7W
It is a mystery short,What is the relation between the fuse (MUX/T TOW ) and electrical drain. IF this fuse removed the short goes away if the fuse rinstalled minor power drainage.connecting and reconecting battery terminal will start this cycle again. THANKS ...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1J4GW48S7Y
This jeep shortly after the 1-2 shift will toggle back to 1st gear once briefly about 1 second after initial shift. Does it every time under light load. All other shifts appear normal. I've adjusted shift and tv cables. Performed flush and filter change. Insta...
2000 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air suspension VIN: 5LMFJ28A5Y
Hello all Navigator came in at proper height but customer says sometimes drops and stays down for a while. thought it was height sensor changed, month later down again scanned suspension got code C1830 (compressor relay) performed test with alldata which was i...
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L oil leak VIN: JM1BJ24662
Car came in 1 year ago with 24k miles on it. Customer complained of a oil leak at front of engine put car up inspected for oil leaks, looked as if oil was comming from front (radiator side) corner of cylinder 4 from headgasket. Customer declined repair at this...
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: BA45A1CBO1
vehicle came in for start but stalls and hi idle.replaced idle air control unit,idle came down about 500rpm replaced injector seals and rails idle came down about another 500rpm. so it started fine after work was performed but the idle was still alittle hi adj...
2002 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP5221Y
Ok this is a wierd one(i bet that is said all the time here). I have this 02 merc sable that when it is just sitting and idling it runs fine. If you turn on the ac it runs fine until the ac compressor cycles off. Then the idle speed surges up and down, like th...
2002 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZWIT61L42
This vehicle came in with a rough running problem with the check engine light flashing. Scanner displayed misfire on cyl # 1,2 and 3 bank only. Bank one shows lean, pulse width 2.3 and bank 2 shows pulse width 4.2.I've checked the cat conv, replaced the upper ... Trouble codes: P0301, P0302, P0303
1996 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.1L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2NW12M8T
Car was towed to the shop with a no start condition. We found the car would start and then shut down immediately. It acts as if the security system is shutting car down, however the theft light is not blinking. We checked for codes and only found code 1573. ... Trouble codes: 1573 (no communication between ebtcm/pcm)
2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L cylinder head VIN: JF1SF65622
Hi, I am posting this to ask for Cylinder head gasket help. I am a Mercedes tech, but we have to do cylinder head gaskets on this Subaru for a good customer. They are leaking coolant which I have found out is common. It does not fall into the Subaru "condition...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1BG22K3X
Help this vehicle has been passed from shop to shop and now it's My turn! All the above parts were installed by other shops using Toyota parts. This car will start and run good, when idling with the engine hot it will intermittently shut off. Sometimes it will...
2000 Toyota Tundra Limited 4.7L 4x4 VIN: 5TBBT4814Y
I have a problem with a Tundra in our shop. The complaint is that the 4x4 light on the dash and the 4w/2w lights blink when pushed. The 4whl DOES work. Other things ive noticed are that the prndl switch has no light for "D". This may be unrelated. Also the 4lo...
2004 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L Sensor info
Is the TPS on the gas pedal assembly available for replacement as a seperate item? Any Manuf. or part # would be helpful. Dealer says that I have to buy the complete pedal/sensor assembly. Thanks.
1995 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L oil light VIN: 3VWRC81HSM
customers complaint -- when the car hits operating temp and the rpms hit just over 2000 the oil light comes on and beeps. once past or under 2000 light goes out and beeping stops. happens everytime those 2 conditions are met
1998 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L Hesitation VIN: 3VWRF81HOW
Thanks for any help in advance/ we have checked all timing marks etc any help would be greatly appreciated thanks
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L timing marks VIN: WVWAA63B9X
hi techs this regular customer came in for t-belt water pump service, i ordered all parts from deallor, new belt, roller, apedated hydraulic tensioner. the old belt had 152 tooth the new one has 153. vw tells this is the coorect belt, alldata has a bulletin on...
1990 Volvo 740 GLE 2.3L Cuts out, Stall VIN: YV1FA8949L
need help from volvo guru's. car came in with complaint of stalling out when coming to a stop Intermittently. checked for codes and none were found. Replaced both radio suppression relay and fuel pump relay after reading countless posts and seeing the cracked ...

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1994 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L engagement VIN: 1G4CW52L6R
Thank for all the help it was the front input clutches were smoked, valve body needed to be gone thru, thanks again.
2002 Cadillac Escalade 6.0L ride control VIN: 1GYEK63N82
thanks to all who replied. it was the steering wheel position sensor. was not to bad of a job to do, took me about 30 mins . its a [...] hard for a big guy like my self to get under the dash to get at it but i was able. thanks for all the help
1993 Chevrolet Lumina Euro 3.1L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 2G1WN14TXP
Let me start by Thanking all that replied I had 20 responses thats amazing I'm sure somewhere along the line I did have a ground issuse Heres what I did I supplied 3 extra Ground Wires to the car 2 Off Battery 1 to radiater support and 1 to engine and for my o... Trouble codes: 15 (temp signal high), 17 (crank signal shorted), 35 (iac problem), 36 (dis fault extra or missing est pulse), 43 (est module circuit problem), 51 (ecm prom error).
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L high idle VIN: 2GCFK29S1S
The 'repair' was simple thanks to Cory [...]...
1996 Chevrolet K3500 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GBHK33F6T
Thank you all, as almost all of you thought it was the injector pump module. changed it, problem gone thanks again Dave
1998 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 2G1WL52M5W
I finaly got this car back. I found the fuel trims did not drop when the car was cutting out so i did not put a guage on it. After 15 of the replies said it soundes like a fuel problem, I put a guage on it and the fuel pressure was dropping when the car cut ou...
1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1G1ND52M4X
we did a smoke check. we took the purge canister off and checked it. then we replaced the canister. re tested the car after refilling the tank the car did not stall
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G1ND52J91
So far I have pulled the radio out of the car to be able to get to the power wires to the ignition switch. The car has run fine for a week with the radio out but still plugged in. I am having the Customer bring in a differnt key to see if that has any differen... Trouble codes: P1189 (oil pressure circuit returned), U1040 (bus code returned), P1626 (theft history never returned), P0452 (evap history never returned), C1255 (abs history never returned), U1000 (bcm returned).
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L reverse lamps VIN: 2GCEK19T32
Thank you all who helped on this one. It was the switch. Made me crazy because i know i was behind the truck just after the install with it running in park. And I did not remember the feeling that I was about to be backed over. I guess even Delco parts fail on...
2004 Chevrolet Impala 3.8L dash panel direction control switch not working VIN: 2G1WF52E14
still waiting for owner to bring car back, says he has to save up money for part and repair. i checked and pulled fuses for hvac module,didnt fix , will replace hvac module when owner is ready. thank you to every who helped.
2004 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 6.0L Power Steering VIN: 1GAHG39UX4
Thankyou for the time and expertise of my fellow iatn members. Especially Peter, Dale, and Craig for the reassurance that this would most likely solve the problem. We performed the cold climate flush but we haven't seen low temps and hopefully won't. I'll have...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) Limited 3.8L limp in mode VIN: 2C86T64L52
Thanks for all the replies. Sorry about no definitions for codes, will not make that mistake again.Dan from illinois had all the right info. He said to check for power at to solenoid pack with a load instead of a test light. When i checked with a test light it...
1995 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Cuts out, Misfire, VIN: 1B4GH54R0S
Well this one's fixed. As most replied the flywheel was cracked. Still makes no since to me why the engine would run perfect for 15 to 30min. Thanks to all that replied. Trouble codes: 43 (coil driver 3).
1995 Dodge B2500 5.2L Hesitation, Cuts out
The tailpipe was missing anyway and so customer stepped up for catalytic converter and new exhaust to no avail. problem is still there. We installed a new distributor and still no fix. We pulled the e.c.u. and sent it out for $45 they will tell us if it is bad...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.2L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HFBY8TG
Thanks to everybody who replied. We found the 5 volt signal wire rubbed through on the front drive shaft. Trouble codes: P0320.
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3B7HF1321T
Thank every one for your help yet again. A big thanks to Matthew from Georgia for the tip about the timing chain, and to James from Georgia for the reminder about the CKP's going bad. It turned out to be a combination of factors causing this truck to not run. ...
1997 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1B7GG23X3V
costomer is not going to bring back the vehicle because it is doing fine right now but if it starts acting up he will bring it back and i can use the information that was sent to me to try to figure this one out. thanks for the replys
1998 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Unknown VIN: 2B4FP2538W
well it has been 2 weeks and this van has not had a problem with the pedal dropping so bleeding the brakes with DRBIII seems to be the answer.Thank you everybody and special thanks to Barry
2001 Dodge Intrepid ES 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R7X
6 replies, re-sent out PCM for repair. Pcm supect, tested good. ended up going to dealer for new pcm. installed and programed vin with sanp on mt2500 6.2 software. Car is now running good with no codes. turns out, place where pcm sent for repair could not fix ... Trouble codes: P0351 (coil 1 intermit. failure), P1351 (cam and crank sensor intermit. failure).
2003 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Whistle VIN: 1D7HGH12X0
I am closing this as I am convinced this is a normal cincern that only happens when outside temp is extremely cold. While searching the internet I saw alot of other owners with same concern and all things tried and failed to repair. I did clean throttle body b...
1994 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L Stall VIN: 2FTJW35M7R
Thanks for all your help guys. Turns out we had a lack of communication between the service manager and another tech in the shop that had already diagnosed the problem. The truck has a leaking fuel distributor that needs to be replaced. neither I nor the servi...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP73W8X
Thanks to all who replied, I did find this P1512 code to be a ghost code. After making the repairs for the other codes, customer took car and has put a little over 200 miles on it with no repeat codes so far. Thank you all again! Trouble codes: P0430 (bank 2 cat efficiency), P1117 (ect sensor intermittent), P1289 (cyl. head temp sensor high input), P1512 (int. man. runner control bank 1 stuck closed).
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTRX17L9Y
during an update class that i attended we had a discussion reguarding phantom missfire code setting and a suggestion that i perform a crankshaft corrolation relearn procedure to relearn the pcm adapt for the miss fire monitor. i could not find the information ... Trouble codes: P0302 (cylinder miss fire 2), P0308 (cylinder miss fire 8).
2000 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L headlamps VIN: 2FMZA5142Y
Thanks alot guys,the power feed to the instrument cluster from fuse 16 would dissapear,used a low impedence led test light to check for power,but after the sugestions i took a closer look at the power feed and used a old headlamp to load that circuit ,the volt...
2002 Ford E-250 Econoline 5.4L Accessories VIN: 1FTNE24LH2
sorry about taking so long, waiting in customer. It turned out the instument cluster was the problem. After dissambly of cluster found a burnt spot on behind the speed head itself. Thanks again and God bless.
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4.6L Rear of Right Head VIN: 2FTRX18W12
Thanks for info guys. Will be starting job Monday. General concensus was head gasket problem. Vehicle only has 83000 kms on it. Disappointing design and awkward repair sequence.Thanks Kevin
2005 Ford E-250 5.4L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTNS24L46
We replaced the PCM as recommended by 2 of the 3 replies and this van is FIXED. The computer was on national backorder which is always a good indication that we were on the right track. We had rechecked the wiring, connections and coils many times and the code... Trouble codes: P0354 (Ignition Coil Circuit D - Primary / Secondary Circuit Malfunction), P061B (Internal Torque Calculation Performance), P2105 (Trottle Actuator Control System - Forced Engine Shutdown).
1994 Geo Prizm 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall VIN: 1Y1SK5368R
I am sorry to say this car has whipped me! Thanks for all the input,I was able to narrow it down to either the ecm or dist.The scanner showed that the timing was advancing but at the crank it had no adv. refered to our local dealer and wished him good luck.(fp...
1998 GMC Jimmy Envoy 4.3L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKDT13W7W
The reason i haven't sent a post on this jimmy is the customer hasn't brought the truck back yet but when he doe's i will send a fix. This customer has a car lot so he has been keeping me busy along with the other customer's that i have to take care of. thanks... Trouble codes: P0122, P1122.
1999 GMC Jimmy SL 4.3L front axle VIN: 1GKDT13W3X
hello fellow members. i regret that i did not get to fix this problem as the customer had been thinking about a new car for a while and it seems this problem was the final straw. thanks for the reponses. one reply was tccm possibly had water intrusion. a coupl...
2003 GMC Savana 3500 6.0L rear differential VIN: 1GJHG39U93
Thanks for the replies, phone call and faxes. From this info and Dana I was able to determine this is a Dana Super 60 derivative only serviced by GM parts. 4 area GM parts departments couldn't tell me what model and only offered complete axle units. Since then...
1992 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Park brake VIN: DC2S413E12
Hi ALL Thank you all This vehicle is finaly fixed I had to remove the calipers and repair the rola cam inside the calipers, adjust the pistons out so that the calipers only just slides over the brake pads refit the calipers and then bleed the system, then ad...
1990 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L locks VIN: 1J4FJ78L4L
Thankyou for the time taken to reply to this help request. I never did get to the bottom of the problem because I believe it was a combination of many problems, weak or siezed window motors and regulators, weak or siezed lock actuators, bad volt gauge, I did d...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, f trim / O2 heater VIN: 1J4FF48S4Y
Drive cycle is a very harsh mistress. Warm-up cycles, enabling criteria, for multiple monitored systems vary widely between mfgs., model year requirements, are often a combination of cycles that need to occur in the PCM programmers mind. Then you get 'READY' m... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (1 cylinder misfire), P0304 (4 cylinder misfire), P0305 (5 cylinder misfire), P0455 (EVAP Large Leakloose cap), P1687 (No MIC bus messages recieved has not returned).
1986 Lincoln Mark VII LSC 5.0L cruise control VIN: 1LNBP98M8G
The customer finnally brought the vehicle back for repair. Thanks for all that replied. the problem was found to be a connected but poor ground supply for the survo . With all the ground problems that ford has I should have checked further than just a resistan...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L traction control VIN: 1LNHM87A2Y
Thanks to all who replied. I was able to calibrate the sensor with the NGS and the green service card. The procedeure was: 1.Start engine and enter service bay, 2. enter ABS, 3. enter IVD calibration, 4. press trigger again, 5. At this point screen will say 'S...
1987 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Stall VIN: JM1GC311XH
Ok, here's the wierd stuff. Thank you for all the info I have recieved. We replaced the fuel pump and filter, there was a ton of rust debris in the fuel tank so I was sure that that was the problem, after finishing the symptoms were exactly the same, idle but ...
1993 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L dash "lock" light on VIN: JM2UF6143P
Thanks to Brent - we did find it to be a vauum switch problem - it works great now.
2004 Mercedes-Benz C240 2.6L dash VIN: WDBRF61J74
first of all thanks to everybody that replied . mostly everybody recommended a ignition switch relacement. unfortunately the customer is [...] the car and doesn't wan't to get it fixed.special thanks to brett from new jersey with helpful information on the ...
1993 Nissan D21 2.4L fuseable link VIN: 1N6SD11S7P
sorry it took so long to close this the truck is doing fine and running well the problem lied in the harness on the top of the engine it was rubbing on the bolt that holds the valve cover down on the back of the motor.I Had the truck running as I was moving th...
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