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1992 Acura Legend L 3.2L lifters VIN: JH4KA7662N
Vehicle arrived overheating, diagnosed to blown head gasket, replaced head gasket, surfaced heads etc...Overheating problem is now fixed, although now we are expierencing a severe lifter noise, believe lifters are not pumping up. We were told to drive the vehi...
2001 Acura NSX 3.2L Timing Belt VIN: JH4NA21651
We are changing our first timing belt on an nsx. The alldata instructions seem a bit fague. Are ther any tips or tricks that can help us here? We have done many Ferrari, but that is with engine out. Thank you,
2001 Audi A4 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WAUDC68DX1
hello techs, this 2001 audi a4 quattro was towed in with a blinking oil pressure light on.i dropped oil and level sender to check for sludge.inside of pan looked clean.removed oil feed line to turbo and checked oil pressure from feed line to guage.pressure rea...
2004 Audi A8 4.2L thermostat VIN: IGNEK13R7Y
hi everyone just looking for a little . info from all the audi guys have this A8L 4.2. that cam overheating withh the fans on. I know these are know for the thermostats but have not done one on the A8 yet . could some of you guys give some advice as to what t...
1998 BMW 540i 4.4L abs sensor VIN: WBADE6324W
problem with the vehicle is the abs/dsc light on. the left frt abs sensor is showing 0 mph reading all the time. i replaced it, but the reading is still the same. i'm trying to check for an open in the wires between the module and sensor. according to alldata,...
2003 BMW 330Ci 3.0L tire wear VIN: WBABS53443
I have a BMW here where another shop has aligned this thing but still has bad tire wear. I have noticed the rearward bushing in the front lower contol arms allow a lot of movement. I spotted it when the general service tech was pulling car into shop and applie...
2004 BMW 525i 2.5L mil VIN: 1B22A55L33
How to reset the information center after repairs?
2001 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Vibration VIN: 1G6KY54931
Vehicle has Slight vibration or shimmy @ 70-75 Mph very smooth at all other speeds. My Father in Law (who owns this car) has driven Cadillacs his entire life as the second generation owner/operator of our shop he is not just a picky customer this is just hard ...
1995 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GNDT13W85
Owner dropped this off towed in. Said it died on decel. Started right up for us. Drove it around doing errands, long runs, etc.. with no problems. Died once and by the time we grabbed the diagnostic equip, it started and ran great. We don't do alot of light du...
1995 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L l VIN: 1GNEC16K3S
Hello everyone, I have an odd problem. I have this Suburban with a 4L60E. The owner has had repeat problems with this trans. The 24's aint helpin. I got this truck after the owner got mad with her past mechanic. I rebuilt the tranny, and a couple of times unde...
1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L converter clutch VIN: 1GNDU03E9X
Hi, folks. This venture has code P0742--Torque converter clutch stuck on. The trouble is it may only do this once every 6 weeks. Customer described vehicle symptom as a hesitation, and CE light on. When this code sets the PCM will command tcc full on. I am won...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Starting VIN: 1GNDS13S42
Howdy Folks, Posting this for an old customer (grumpy old fart) that complains that his trailblazer will crank, not start, then not crank when the weather is cool and damp. I read through the archives and saw some issues with ignition switches and starter sole...
1998 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.5L brake lights VIN: 3C3EL55HXW
Hello folks, this is first post so excuse issues. This is a 1998 chrysler seabring converible with no brake lights, the third brake light does work, looking at wiring diagram my next test point would be combined rear lighting module except I can not find it. m...
2001 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L dash illumination VIN: 2C3HD46R41
The dash illumination goes off after driving with the lights on. All the exterior lights keep working. This problem is very intermittent but I have not seen the illumination coming on after they have gone off except if you turn the lights off for some time the...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LX 2.7L starter/fuel pump VIN: 1C3EL46UX1
fuse #8 in pdc was blown and would not crank over and pcm was no reponse. install new 20amp fuse vehicle runs to specs. fuse #8 feeds starter relay and fuel pump relay and ignition switch. installed amp meter in fuse and never drew no more than 5 amps. checked...
1989 Dodge Ram 50 2.6L oil pressure VIN: JB7FM24E4K
I have this dodger ram 50 with the mitsubishi 2.6 four cylinder. The problem is it has over 80 p.s.i. oil pressure at idle. Removed and replaced oil pump, no change. Has anyone run into this before any help would be appreciated.
1998 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L cruise control VIN: 3B7MC3307V
this truck came in with no speedo working, i fixed that by replacing abs module, then he wanted his speed control to work, i checked grounds and wires, found a burnt out bulb in the dash, as i was checking i found the wiring matched a 1998 but the serial # is ...
1998 Dodge Stratus ES 2.5L rke VIN: 1C3EMB6H7W
This 98 Stratus has a 3 keys Rockwell RKE. I have two questions: 1- Trying to program rke with DRBIII i have a problem. After going to VTSS system in the "program rke" menu it will ask for "number of rke to program". After inputting this number system will d...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L windshield wipers VIN: 2B4GP2436Y
The wipers operate properly in low and high speeds.They turn on in intermitent but do not run.They will not shut off or park, either key on or off. Key out, doors locked wipers still run in low speed.Sometimes will shut off when fuse is pulled and replaced. Th...
2002 Dodge Ram 3500 Van 5.9L Misfire VIN: 2B7KB31232
shudders under accel, 25+ mph, also noted wont rev over 4300 rpm in the bay, is there a rev limiter?
1963 Ford thunderbird 390CID wont shift, no 3rd VIN: 3Y83214497
Hello fellow techs. I am dealing with a 63 t-bird with , I believe it has an fmx transmition. It is a low mileage survivor and is a family hierloom.The fluid looks very clean on this car.This car sat for 7 years and we have been in the process of resurecting i...
1994 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L front wheels VIN: 1FMDU34XXR
Truck came in with problem of binding with 4 wheel drive on and turning. 4 wheel drive used very little over life of truck. When first used this year worked good. When costomer put in 4 wheel drive going forward, it works OK. If you turn wheel slightly you can...
1995 Ford Mustang 3.8L Timing cover VIN: 1FALP4042S
Hi all, I need to change the timing cover gaskets on this mustang and the manuals tell me the oil pan must be removed. Just wondering if there are any tricks to remove the timing cover without removing the pan which is a lot of work. Thanks, Tom [...].
1997 Ford Explorer XL 4.0L Transfer case VIN: 1FMDU34X9V
We have a customer who says steering binds up and is noisy intermintantly when turning. I have to drive it a few times until I realize what is happening. The 4x4 is engaging when it should not.(its on Auto) The roads are dry and the 4x4 only has 3 positions on...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L transmission VIN: 1FALP52U1V
Customer complained about a noise heard under the hood which was found to be coming from the transmission. Found code P1744. TCC ohmed out ok. Transmission did seem to shift funny which the customer was also aware of. No debris was found in the pan. Anyone see...
1998 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTZX1721W
Hello, I have this ford 4.2 that keeps setting a 1506 code but no compaint of high idle. This person drive a bus we service so we see her occassionly. After we did work on here truck awhile back she complained of checke ngine light and miss. We finally got it ... Trouble codes: 1506 (IAC overspeed error)
1998 Ford F-150 5.4L Transfer case??? VIN: 1FTRX18LOW
Thanks for looking; I need help trying to figure this one out. This truck has electronic engagement on the dash. The transfer case shifts from two to four and back again with no problems. In forward gears, all is ok, but in reverse in four wheel drive it will ...
1998 Ford Escort SE 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP13P1W
Pulled code P0135 : Bank one sensor one oxygen sensor heater short or open.Parasitic drain reads about .5 amps draw.Draw goes away when 30 amp fuel injection fuse is pulled out.With FI fuse reinstalled I unplug the B1S1 O2S connector and the drain also goes aw... Trouble codes: P0135 (Bank 1 sensor 1 HO2S heater short or open)
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FAFP52V6W
car stalls when shifted into reverse and will not restart for a time...this happens only once a week or so...i have left the shop twice after the car has stalled with test equipment in hand...the first time i checked fuel psi first thing it was at 0psi...set u...
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP66L1X
This vehicle has had 4 bank 1 downstream oxygen sensors replaced. Each sensor will fix the problem and the vehicle will stay gone for approx 1-2 months and then the problem reoccurs. The first 2 oxygen sensors were aftermarket and then I decided to go to Ford ... Trouble codes: P0136 (HO2S Sensor Malfunction B1S2)
1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L No Start VIN: 1FAFP42X2X
Thanks in advance for your help. I have this 99 Mustang with no start. When in crank position, the theft light comes on momentarily then goes off, I get two flashes on my noid light for my injectors then nothing. CMP and CKP signals to tne PCM are good and lin...
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L No Start VIN: 2FTRX17262
Well this truck with the key on the milage counter on the ip does not work, the idle valve will not stop running, the fuel pump will not stop running the fuel injectors will not work but it does have spark. Can Not comm, with the pcm but can with the gem, abs,...
2004 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU62KX4
Hello, I Have a 2004 ford explorer that came in today with a lack of power complaint and vehicle wants to stall at idle. Customer stated issue started this am and ses light has been on since. Check for codes and found four codes listed below. Test drove vehicl... Trouble codes: P0172 (rich bank one), P0175 (rich bank two), P2195 (lack of h02s bank 1 sensor one), P2197 (lack of ho2s bank 2 sensor one)
1996 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GTDT19W6T
I have A 96 GMC sonoma that will not shift into 4low it shifts fine from 4hi to 2wd and vice versa. When I press the 4lo button it just blinks at me. I have tried a couple of flow charts and found I have no outputs from the tccm to the transfer case. I do have...
1999 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L No Start VIN: 3GKEC16R8X
Vehicle is a startn and die. The problem is in the paslock security system. There are no codes in the PCM, the code in the paslock module is B2947-Sec system sensor power low. If you erase the code it comes back immediately. I have powers and grounds at the pa... Trouble codes: B2947 (security system sensor power circuit low)
2005 GMC W5500 5.2L No Start, Hard Start VIN: J8DE5B1675
Good Day This truck is a medium duty W5500 Cab-over diesel. It is an Izuzu 4 cylinder engine. There is no dealer in this area for this truck and there are very few of these units in this area. I am posting this for another repair shop and I am trying to help ... Trouble codes: P0405 (EGR Position Sensor out of range history code), P0400 (EGR Flow Excessive history code), P0234 (Excessive Turbo Boost Pressure history code)
1998 Honda Accord LX 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG5646W
hi,this thing is beating me.got a p1491 code cleaned egr port it was half way plugged. if i power the egr valve with car running it stalls. if i power egr vale with engine off and moniter the lift senser i get a max. of 3.54 volts,is this high enough? my koer ... Trouble codes: P1491
2001 Honda Civic EX 1.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGES26761
shut off while driving on highway, no previous problems hard start, idles rough, no pwr, computer diagnostics has engine timing advanced to 20deg and eng load is 55.3 %, this is at idle. obviously the problem the ecm has the timing advanced and the car wont ru... Trouble codes: P1259, P1362
1998 Infiniti I30 3.0L instrument cluster VIN: JNKCA21A9W
HELP. I'm having trouble with this Infinity. It seems that the instrument cluster quits working properly. It could be working fine one minute and the next the odometer starts reading all 9's, the tach doesnt register, fuel & temp gauge go straight to the top a...
1991 Jaguar XJS Classic Collection 5.3L Cuts out VIN: SAJTW584XM
This car is and extra car for our customer. Recently it has started pinging on the highway and cutting out intermittently. We replaced the fuel filter and cleaned and re-insulated the ignition amps. I feel it is possibly a problem with the ignition module but ...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L radio/ cluster VIN: 1J4GW58S5X
Hello again IATN members. This on seems to be our problem child this week. The customer came in approx 2 months ago with this complaint. The ABS/brake lights illuminate, the radio changes station on its own, clock changes time, and the speedo jumps to 120MPH a...
2000 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L transfercase VIN: UNKNOWN
we have this 2000 jeep the front drive shaft was rebuilt about 14000 miles ago and now the jeep is back with the transfer case exploded everything is intact but the case is broken on the transfercase. Has anyone seen this problem before thanks
1998 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Variable assist system VIN: 1LNFM97V2W
Hello all, We have a 1998 Continental in here for difficult steering (mostly on left hand turns) and the variable assist light on. It had code C1897 in the controller and the solenoid for the variable assist was out of resistance spec. We replaced the solenoi...
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, hard starting VIN: 1LNHM87A51
Engine is hard to start.Engine runs good on road test.Idle is alittle rough.O2 sensors look ok.Fuel trim is to low at idle.This was the second time for #5 misfire code.Replaced the valve cover gaskets and #5 ign coil was real fun.Hard starting is a real big pr... Trouble codes: P0305 (5 misfire)
2001 Mitsubishi Montero XLS 3.5L No Start VIN: JA4MW31R91
Okay Ladies & gentlemen, This was a tow in to me because I was working late, but before I send it to the dealer where it belongs I have to know what am I missing.At least once a week I have a new gray hair with a car like this but not this time. Another shop i... Trouble codes: 335 (crank position sensor)
2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N6ED27T7Y
went through all data diag, found sensor bad replaced now the check engine light comes on about once a weak help please Trouble codes: P1105
2002 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L you get a P0328 code after gets hot. VIN: 5N1MD28Y12
we just put in a mass air flow sensor the SUV ran better then ever. three days later the customer called me and say the car just died. first loss power and would hardly run, then died all together. tow in and started just fine for use and when we rev the engin...
1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme SL 3.1L air bag VIN: 1G3WH52M0S
Fellow Techs I would like to thank you in advance for your help. We have a open in or to the left front air bag sensor, on a 95 cutlass. But we can not seem to find the sensor, My repair info, says it is on the left of raditor support. If anyone knows just wh...
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.5L Hesitation, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G3WS52H1X
Hello all and thanks in advance for any help, I have a 99 intrigue that came in barely running and had been checked out by the customers friend who "knows about cars" but could'nt fix it. I hooked it up to the solus and found more codes than I care to mention ... Trouble codes: P0463
1988 Pontiac Firebird 5.0L fuel system?
new to the forums guy. i am a auto tech student currently employed in the trade for over 3 years. this is my personal car and its driving me batty. when the car warms up if u hold a costant RPM it will start to lose RPMS and then surge back up. or if ur drivin...
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Alternator VIN: 1G2WP52K2V
Hi everyone and thatnks in advance for the help. I have an odd charging system problem here. Car came in with a bad alternator (not charging) battery was discharged (new). Recharged and tested battery. (tested good) replaced alternator with rebuilt delco unit....
2003 Pontiac Montana 3.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03E63
Thanks in advance for all your help. This post is actually early, getting a head start for tomorrow. Van came in to me last week with rough running complaint & MIL on, stored fault code P0336 24X CKP Sensor Out Of Range. Last week the fault wasn't present duri... Trouble codes: P0336 (24x ckp sensor fault)
2000 Saturn LS2 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8JW52R6Y
This vehicle came in to my shop with the SES light on. It has a PO171 hard fault, and a PO174 pending. I can not notice any other driveability symptoms. The car runs fine. The long term fuel trim is approx. 25%, and the short term fuel trim is around zero for ... Trouble codes: 171 (bank 1 lean), 174 (pending bank 2 lean)
1999 Subaru Impreza L 2.2L pressure VIN: JF1GF485XW
Lost on this one! We had this Subaru come in with the right front brake binding and turned brake rotor blue. Pressure would nor release. We replaced the rf rotor, caliper, pads, and rubber hose. We gravity bled first, then bled using conventional method. Then ...
2005 Subaru Outback i 2.5L srs VIN: 4S4BP61C75
SRS light was on upon arival. Codes stored: 24 ( IG 1, fuse 12 ) and code 27 (ocupancy detection system communication error) Replaced fuse #12 underdash to remedy the code 24, and then used the Solus to attempt to clear all codes. Code 24 cleared, but code 27 ...
2003 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L Steering Angle Sensor or Skid Control Module VIN: 5TDBT44A23
Hello All, I have a 2003 Toyota Sequoia with the VSC OFF and VSC TRAC lights on. Diagnostics gave code C1231 for steering angle sensor signal problem. Checked live data and sensor is putting out 9 degrees full stop left, -10 degrees straight ahead and -29 deg...
1991 Volkswagen Fox GL 1.8L No Start VIN: 9BWGA2301M
The car was towed in after a very wet weather time. Alot of snow and windy conditions. Custumer said the ign. got wet and a no start. Ign ws replaced. The car has sprk at the plugs. Timingbelt is lined up. Comp. is at 140lb in each cyl. Fuel pres is good. Spar...
2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 1.9L flashers VIN: P436610097
my volks 2001 golf tdi,when i put the flashers right or left when coming back to off posstion the relay for the flashers stay's click but 3 times the normal speed stay like that for a few mins, replace the relay and flasher bulbs and looked for broken wires do...

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1991 Audi 100 2.3L hydraulic system VIN: WAUBC5443M
Thanks to Bradley and Jeremy on this one. We let it gravity bleed for a while and after a 5 mile or so test drive the brake light stopped coming on. I figured it wasn't the accumulator because the brake light wasn't coming on before i replaced the calier. I kn...
2000 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L tcc lock up VIN: WAUZL54B5Y
hello group,thanks to all who replied to this help request,we recieved many very good ideas to look into,we checked the tps,vss,brake switch,and t-stat,all were good,dropped pan again,fluid looked a little dark,cleaned out valve body and checked the solenoids,...
2003 Audi A8 Quattro L 4.2L tpms VIN: WAUML44D73
I tried to reset the TPMS system using the MMI several times as some as you stated. However the tire pressure light came back on. Some said to try to disconnect the battery to reset the system, I tried this as well but this did not work. Since I didn't have a ...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Electronic VIN: WBAGH83481
Thanks to all who replied. The heater control valve is definitley the problem. I clamped off the hoses going to the core and both left and right face vents are cold. The only thing i have left to do is find the break in the 12 volt feed going to the htr valve ...
1998 Buick Regal 25th Anniversary Edition 3.8L abs VIN: 2G4WF5216W
Thanks to everyone that responded, to attempt to isolate the problem we switched front sensor/bearing assenblies from side to side. Problem has not reoccured. Wish I had a more info. on what the cause was ( I suspect intermittant problem with sensor but unable...
1993 Cadillac Allante 4.6L 1-2 shift VIN: 1G6VS3391P
ok here it is. on the early models (1993 & 1994 with 2 electrical pigtails) the gasket will have a slit at the top right when viewed as it is installed. also at the bottom, there are 2 slotted holes that are farther to the right. the later design will not have...
2000 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L Tach, speedo,turn signals and backup warning indic VIN: 1G6KE57Y4Y
Found the problem, it was the ignition 1 relay under the back seat. I changed a few relays around and thats when I found the problem relay.
1999 Chevrolet C1500 Suburban 5.7L door locks VIN: 3GNEC16R4X
hey guys i want to say thanks,i had to replace all door actuators aswell as replace door lock inversion module,do to inside lights would flash when you hit they lock switch,thanks for everything.
2000 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Rear of transmission leaking VIN: 1G1YY22G0Y
This vette is on the road. Thanks to all that came to my rescue in hours of posting. I dropped the rear cradle went to pull rear end out. It would not come out all the way due to long tail shaft of transmission. I did not remove trans. We had to cut into the f...
2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03EX3
Sorry this took so long to post. Upon suggestion from Larry [...] disconnected PCM. After doing so, I never saw it go open loop again during normal operation after warmup unless I was above 85% throttle. I let cust have it back, two weeeks no problems, Yesterday c... Trouble codes: 131 (HO2S low votage).
2002 Chrysler 300M Special 3.5L Intake Plenum VIN: 2C3HE76KX2
A salvage upper plenum, care of 'car-part.com' from Terry [...], was the answer! Since a new one was on national back-order, expensive, and the customer was unwilling to wait, the salvage part fixed all of the issues. BEWARE OF THIS PLENUM: While we were pre...
1996 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B3HD56F5T
Well I don't know if I should close this as a summary or a fix, you just never know for sure with intermittants, but I THINK I fixed it. After studying the wiring scematics for hours to determine what could cause both a no start and a run on with the ignition ...
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L Starting VIN: 1BYGP25R82
Hi everyone, I like to first thank all you guys for the help. I tried another key and the van would run but after a few tries it would not start. So I ended up sending it to the dealer and they installed a new skim module and did the reprogram. Its funny how i...
2005 Dodge Durango ST 4.7L interior VIN: 1D4HB38N36
i ripped truck apart this weekend and found water under driver and pass carpet. going back to yhe dealer brand new truck
1995 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Mechanical VIN: 2FALP73W3S
Thanks for all the help. pulled timing cover and found no problem. Called customer and advised may want to replace motor, noise must be internal. Cust denied and wants to trade in car. So we put car back together. Before we shiped car to cust, checked oil leve...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Hot Coupe 2.0L starting VIN: 3FAKP1134W
hello, it turnes out that there was a very small leak somewhere in the system. It was very difficult to locate but one of the techs suggested that I drill a hole in the top of the thermostate to let out any air trapped in the system. This did the trick to solv...
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L stuck throttle? VIN: 1FMRU18W3W
Thanks for all the help, unbelievable how we would miss this one, if fact, I abused my mechanic over it, but in his defense, All Data, when first loading the TSB info, for some reason didn't load that TSB, but then if you exited, and re-entered the software, t... Trouble codes: 1894 (undefined cannot find any information suspect transmission or t/c), 1874 (hall sensor circuit code transfer case).
2000 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L engine
thanks to those who replied. We fabricated a tool to install the seal / sleve assy the way the Ford tool would. We also decided to use sealer between the sleeve and crank surface. These sleeves must go on dead nuts straight or they will leak. Vehcle was rechec...
2001 Ford F-450 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L throttle responce VIN: 1FDXF47F31
We found the ECM had a couple of pins corroded at the connector. They did not show bad on the outside but when the connector was moved it would cause the problem. we took the connector apart and replaced the bad connections. It has been running well the past 4...
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L rear axle VIN: 1FMZU73E02
well thanks to all who replied.Almost everybody said the clutches in the rear end where chattering . Thats was about my same thought.A buddy at the dealer said there is an update clutch pack to cure this but try a fluid change with ford additive.one problem th...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L no power VIN: 1FTNW21F42
Thanks for the replies. Ralph from Washington hit the nail on the head. The charge tube fell off the intercooler on the right side and the hoses are soaked with oil. Also thanks to Dwight for the idea of pressure testing the tubes and intercooler. Againg thank... Trouble codes: P0603, P1248.
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDWF36P33
Everyone who replied seems to be on the same track thinking the HPOP is inop either due to a bad fitting or cracked lines, etc...I am gonna have to find some training on these 6.0 engines before I delve deeper into this. Customer is taking this one and moving ...
2006 Ford Crown Vic 4.6L Electronic VIN: 2FAP71W85X
Sorry it took so long to return the fix to everyone, after I fixed the vehicle I came down with a bad Flu. Now for the good news, the car is fixed. The problem I had was I was using a diagram from an 06 model year, this one is an 05 and there are a couple of c...
1998 Honda Civic HX 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGEJ7127W
Hello. Thank you all for the replies. As was stated in the original post, the exhaust manifold was checked and is not cracked. I installed a new fuel pressure regulator and performed a Motovac on the vehicle. The fuel pressure was 'within specs.', but the new ... Trouble codes: 451, 459, P0172 (System too Rich bank 1).
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L fuel gauge VIN: 4S2CM58W4X
thank you everyone,the customer declined the sending unit and said they would live with the prob until the fuel pump quit working.
1986 Jaguar XJ6 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: SAJAV1341G
Thanks to all of the replies - I belive most of the problem was wiring related. The harness to the ignition coil and resistor block for fuel injectors - found many bare wires. Replacing the coolant sensor also made a noteable Change. Also found that most of th...
1992 Jaguar XJS 5.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJNW4848N
Thanks for all your replies, most leaning towards the battery being weak. Replacing the battery cleared the codes and after 50 miles or so it has not returned. This code is a computer self check, and when the battery was weak it had poor voltage at the compute... Trouble codes: FF29 (Fuel Failure 29).
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L oil VIN: 1J4GW68S4X
thanks for all the advice the problem was a crack between 3 & 4 but to get it to leak we had to pressureise the cooling system to 25 psi with air and run the engine for 6-mins block temp 205 when it cooled to 190 the leake quit and would not leak with water in...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L No Air flow VIN: 1J8GW58J02
I had 14 replies and all said about the broken door and sure enough that's what I did replace it with a updated door.Removed the dash and the hvac box.All is good now.Thanks for the replies it sure gives the assurance before removing the dash. Thanks again.
1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L Suspension VIN: SALHC1347P
thanks for all the replies. as many suggested the best remedy was to pull the air shocks and replace with coils and shocks, which is exactly what i did. It seemed a better solution that taking it to Rover to have them charge me a hundred bucks to advise me to ...
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: BA45A1CBO1
thanx very much for all the replies !!! finally found the sweet spot for the air fuel mixture screw and had to adjust the cis plate also dialed in the mixture with gas analizer
1993 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.0L flywheel VIN: 4A3CF44E8P
thank all you guys for the replies, i did get another flywheel with a 6 bolt pattern and this fixed my problem thanks again Rocky
2005 Pontiac Montana SV6 3.5L abs & awd VIN: 1GMDX33L65
Thanks to everyone for the help,we replaced the left rear wheel brg,cleard all codes and all was fine for a day customer returend a day later with c0045.no other codes came back so you gussed it a bad wheel brg ??? replaced wheel brg with a diffrent brand and ...
1995 Saturn SL2 1.9L Sway Bar VIN: 1G8ZK5270S
Sorry about the fix delay but when your dealing with a $300 car the customer did not have the money to fix what I recommended so it sat here for 3 weeks. The fix we will post is replacing the control arm, almost everyone has recommended this and checking the a...
2004 Saturn L300-1 2.2L oil VIN: 1G8JCJ4F74
as of now i replaced the engine...im going to tear down the engine and find out why two cylinders stopped getting oil the other day i had another saturn towed in with a 2.2 with same problem. when i find the cause i will post it
2002 Subaru Forester S 2.5L cylinder head VIN: JF1SF65622
Thank you all for your help. I got alot of responses which really helped us out alot. I can't thank everyone enough for helping us out this much. Anyway about the car, we did remove the engine because it seemed fairly easy to do, and it was. We did send the he...
2002 Subaru Outback H6 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4S3BE89692
The Subaru when dieing felt like the fuel pump was not working. After I tighten the lead to the positive cable, the problem appeared to have gone away, I talked to the customer today 3/13 and the car has not given her any problem. When trace where the power le...
2003 Suzuki XL-7 Touring 2.7L abs light on VIN: JS3TX92V33
the frt abs sensors ohmed the same so i sent this one to the dealer. especially that i was unable to clear the code . thank you all for your help
1993 Toyota Camry LE 2.2L Back up Lights VIN: JT2SK12EXP
Hey guys, thanks, I cant believe i strayed myself but I did, It was the wires at the left hindge that busted, 3 of them. After reading about 5 responces I knew thats where I had to look and sure enough there it was after i cut it open Thanks again for your hel...
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4T1BG22K3X
I'm calling this one FIXED! After replacing the coolant temp sender yesterday I ran the car all afternoon and ran it again this morning without any stalling. A few notes. I found that there was another symptom I wasn't told about. Intermittent high idle as Mar...
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