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2003 Acura RSX Type-S 2.0L air bag system VIN: JH4DC53043
goodmorning one and all i'm attempting to repair and reset this srs system after the body shop has done it's repair. the passenger seat air bag deployed, as per instructions the air bag, the impact sensor and the srs control unit have been replaced. a 15-1 cod...
1995 BMW 318ti 1.8L Cuts out VIN: WBACG5328S
Car comes in cutting out under a load. I scoped the engine and found plugs and wires breaking down. Replaced plugs and wires. I drive the car and eveything is ok. Customer drives car for two weeks and calls me and says something is going on again all of a sudd...
2004 BMW 525i 2.5L SRS Light VIN: WBANA53554
Greetings techs, A newer BMW than we usually see, however our Launch was able to pull the code 93D8, "Deactivation: switch center, steering column switch cluster", and also reset the light. Not quite sure what that means, and neither is Mr Mitchell or Alldata....
1984 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L charging VIN: 1G6AL5786E
this car came in not charging.customer said driving down the road everything would slowly stop working then the car would die and have to be jumped to restart.after testing the alternator it was found that it wasnt putting anything out amps or had a n...
1991 Chevrolet Tracker 1.6L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 2CNBJ18V0M
customer compliant engine was cutting out/stumbling while driving at any speeds. we performed the repairs listed below and vehicle was fine for 2or 3 days and now has intermittant no start and stumble/stalling with black smoke from tail pipe. problem is we hav...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L converter shift flair VIN: 1GCEK19R5W
Hi guys this is my personal truck and this has been occuring on and off for awhile fluid color and ocndition are good. shifts are ok and problem only existis once engine temp warms up 160f plus. while driving in 4th gear any where from 40-65mph it appears the ...
2000 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L air bag VIN: 2G1WL52J1Y
this car came in with the air bag light on.code b1015 was set . we cleared it per service manual and check pass. side connections . now light flashes seven times then stays on steady. all data in data stream appears to be in range,except the trouble tree ask t...
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L Starting VIN: 1GKCS18W61
vehicle came in would not shut off. we were told that another shop just installed the ignition switch for the same problem. We took covers off to inspect. Turn key off, still runs tap on turn signal switch, turns off. ses light on and off while tapping??? Anyo...
1998 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 5.9L Surge, Cuts out, Stall
vehic has to go about 5 miles before it messes up. cruise at about 50 mph. stalls to about 20mph. runs back to 50mph. it seems to be progressing now. it bucks 1 or 2 times them goes back to cruise. live data shows post o2 mv going to zero. then goes to open lo...
2000 Dodge Caravan 3.0L Surge, Low power VIN: 2B4GP253XY
Hello again sorry about posting so soon probably looks like I cant figure anything out. This vehicle came in, in BAD shape, oil 22000 over due, severe miss-fire, no power said they had trans checked but was ok, so here we go I changed the oil replaced plugs,wi...
2004 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L power steer VIN: 1D7HG48N94
this truck came to me with a shudder in the wheel when turning.i lifted truck on hoist and isolated the rack.also once in a while there would be littlle assist.i changed steering rack and flushed system.shudder is gone but assist is very poor.
1988 Ford Escort GT 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAPP23JOJ
this ones throwing me for a loop. vehicle came to our shop for failed emmisions only because the check engine light was coming on, tailpipe emissions were fine. scanned for codes and came up with a koer code 48. checked for obvious vacuum leaks found none, smo... Trouble codes: 48 (coil 3 primary ckt fault)
1996 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FDLE40G9T
hello, this thing is failing smog for co, checked air injection appears to be working properly, o2 sensor swithcing from 169mv to 851mv with a rise time of 74ms, fuel pressure 36 psi, map sensor reading to spec even tried a new one, ect 204 degrees and is in c...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMFU18L8V
Vehicle was towed in for a no start,owner states that it bucked and then stalled,would not restart,cranks ok.Upon inspection,there was no check engine light on w/key on engine off,found the pcm fuse blown,replaced fuse and vehicle started,ran rough,i was able ... Trouble codes: P0355 (Ignition coil E primary/sec circuit fault)
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L radio VIN: 1FALP52U5V
Ok this car comes in with radio doesnt operate when the gear shift is operated except in park and neutral, and its an intermitetent problem. Another problem is that I unplug the neutral safety switch at trans and the radio comes back. But if I use my Power Pro...
1999 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L abs VIN: 1FAFP42X0X
This car came in 8 months ago for engine replacement and the ABS light was on and traction control disabled. After engine repair was complete, scan ABS sys. for codes / no comm. Replaced ABS module with new unit from Ford, car returned one month later with ABS...
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 6.8L Misfire VIN: 1FTSW31S1X
This truck came in with multiple misfires due to moisture developing around the coil boots. Which we repaired but the confusing part was that it never set a misfire code. I later induced misfires multiple ways but never set a code. So I unplugged the MAF again...
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L Accumulator springs VIN: 2FMZA5141X
HELP please! The accumulator springs fell out on me when I removed the chain cover. Mitchell views appear to be generic, showing 2 springs in each location. The top accumulator(1-2) springs remained in place, I'm not sure about the other 3 springs. There is on...
1999 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 2FTRX18W6X
came into shop with a code history of po302, p0307, p0308. popping in the intake and missing badly under accel. had recent tune up incl. plugs, wires, fuel filter. found #2 plug electrode melted, and compression 0. oil in the cyl did not bring up the compressi...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L valve noise
I have this Focus with what sounds like a valve lifter noise. I took the valve cover to isolate the noise. Sounds like the front of the engine. If you increase the rpms to 1500-2000 the noise just about goes away. It is a steady noise and not a slap. I measure...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU0416K
RPM Always at 1250 at idle.Disconnected IAC rpm stayed same.Istalled new IAC RPM still the same.Cleared codes and then disconnected battery.Started engine idle still comes down to about 1200.Desired is 700 to 800.I smoke tested intake plenume and did not get a... Trouble codes: P1504 (idle air control circuit fault), P1506 (idle air control overspeed error)
2002 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FMY02122K
this veh has not started after customer drives it up to temp then lets it sit for aprox 1 to 2 hrs. this has happened about 6 to 7 times in the last 6 months.i have checked for codes with none found checked reading with a modis with nothing looking out of the ...
1995 Geo Tracker LSi 1.6L timing comp. VIN: 2CNBJ1862S
i am having a problem setting up the timing belt correctly. using info. from both mitchell and alldata the vehicle won't start and backfires occasionally. one repair procedure says to set the belt up with number four cylinder at tdc and another says to set it ...
2003 GMC Envoy XL SLE 4.2L Stall VIN: 1GKET16S33
customer complaint, dies cornering at slow speeds. test drove, did not die. customer said it dies at anytime. scan checked , all systems working properly at that time. tested fuel pump, tested o.k. 3 codes found , none should cause dying problem. vehile starts... Trouble codes: P0172, P0340
2004 GMC Envoy XUV SLT 4.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on, LACK OF POWER VIN: 1GKET12S64
vehicle lacks power and proper shift under load. no trans codes present. can manually shift vehicle into gear ranges without loss of power. transmission does not slip. in neutral engine revs normally without hesitation or other felt problems. no vacuum, electr... Trouble codes: 0171 (system lean bank 1), 1133 (insufficient switching b1s1), 1171 (system lean during decel), 0172 (system too rich)
2000 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HKRL1863Y
Hello I have this 2000 Honda Odessy pulled into the shop this afternoon for a no start. I checked for codes, none found. I checked for spark, none. I haven't worked on any of these and not famillar with them. Alldata shows a crank sensor and 2 TDC sensors. Cou...
1999 Hyundai Sonata GLS 2.5L No Start VIN: KMHWF35V7X
Customer called this morning and said when filling fuel tank and trying to start car, it just cranked and would not start. She gave the throttle a couple of pumps and it started hitting and finally started. Now, it will start everytime until she refuels car.
2000 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L no power VIN: KMHCG45GOY
car came into shop died on road found dead battery replaced and started ok. checked with customer and he said that it died so he cranked until battery was dead i also replaced plugs air filter and fuel filter fuel filter was pluged test drove ok. customer came...
2000 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L flexplate VIN: JACDJ58X0Y
Hello out there in "headache land" 2 months ago we towed this vehicle in for the same problem. We replaced the flexplate and he was back on the road again. He called us shortly after to say it sounded similar to the time it happened before. We couldn't see a...
2002 Isuzu Trooper Limited 3.5L engine VIN: JACDJ58X22
Oil light comes on at hot idle, is full, gets very noisey and rattles when at opp. temp. I have heard of oil sludging problems but not much in archivess. Several have replaced engines with low milage wonder if is same problem and is factory helping?
1998 Jaguar XJR 4.0L abs/tccm VIN: SAJPX1840W
Car came in with P1637, P1648, and P1720 codes. (CAN link ECM/ABS control module, CAN ABS/TCCM Token missing, Vehicle speed circuit). Vehicle was running when arrived, however, after replacing the L/R wheel speed sensor and the TCM the speedo no longer operate...
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 5.9L transmission
Dear all, here is a stange problem. When engine is cold, shifting on D or other gear, does not react. Even its on D, it stays like on Neutral. In order to shift, I have to put on P and shift back to D-then its on D and ready to roll. I have changed Trans oil b...
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L idles high and rich VIN: 1J4GR48K06
scanned codes po-507 system idles too high fuel trims show a rich run, if ran for 5 minutes exaust manifolds glow red hot--car is from body shop and was hit on right side front fender where computer mounts. fuel pessure is at 60psi, should be 58 psi + or - 2 p... Trouble codes: P0507
2000 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L master VIN: SALPV1447X
Hello fellow iatn members. i replaced front and rear pads on this range rover. when i pushed the caliper pistons back in i did not open the bleeders. now the vihicle has poor panic stop type braking. the pedal will go the the floor on hard braking. i also have...
2000 Lexus RX300 3.0L p-r, p-d VIN: JT6GF10V9Y
Customer requested inspection of harsh P to R and P to D engagement, found engine moveing up and down too much and replaced mounts. Some improvments but problem is still there. Found no codes in PCM but PCM does not see closed idle position, replaced switch wi...
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 4JGAB54EXW
hello to all i have a big problem this mercedes it will die on 1/2 tank of gas we put in new pump with sending unit and cranksensor car left costomer called back said car died agian we go and check gas is half full we put in one or two gallons of gas car start...
2002 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L Pinion Shaft Oil Seal VIN: WDBJF65J12
I am not very Familiar with Mercedes, So I just wanted to double check that I wasn't getting into a nightmare by doing the pinion seal, loks fairly basic but mitchell is calling for 4.3 hours so I just wanted to make sure I don't have to set up the differentia...
1999 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1ZYFT61L2X
missfire codes returning can not get monitors to run Trouble codes: P0301 (missfire), P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305 (po306-), P0306
2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1G3NL12E51
Vehicle runs poor after sitting. Runs poor for 1-3 minutes. Seems to be loaded up, smokes from tail pipe. Have checked fuel pressure regulator, fuel pressure, ignition system, swapped plugs, swapped injectors, checked for Hc in cooling system. Smoke from tail ...
2001 Plymouth Neon High Line 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1P3ES46C61
need some help to see if anyone has seen this before. ses light comes on after 2-3 key cycles. p601 pcm check sum error code is present. is this a pcm replacement issue or is there a specific wire that has been a problem that we need to check for open/short co... Trouble codes: P0601
1996 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L no Acceleration VIN: 2G2FV32P9T
This vehicle is equipped with a throttle limiting device. I have been unable to find any information on diagnostics for this system. Alldata calls the unit a throttle relaxer and Mitchel calls it a Throttle actuator. The vehicle was towed in because when you d...
2000 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JD12T7Y
this car has an intermittent code p0122 tps low voltage and the trans shifts really hard from first to second gear. on start up the idle goes up to around 3,000 rpm and stays there. i can control the rpm with the scanner but if i shut the scanner off the rpm's... Trouble codes: P0122 (tps voltage low)
2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Surge, Stall VIN: 1G2HX54K51
has stall at idle or when surges about 200 rpm up and down at idle and when you stop it will stall.checked 3x and 18x sensors as well as various other sensors with modis while stall happens looks all ok.c leaned maf and manually tested map ...
1988 Toyota Camry DLX 2.5L rear brakes VIN: JT2VV21W3J
Vehicle is got 4 wheel disc and front is much hotter than rear and front rotors look cooked.I can see a rear proportioning valve and think I need to check pressure there ,no info in alldata.Thanks Has anyone worked with this ?
2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L compressor VIN: JTEBU14R53
hello and thanx in advance. i have a customer whose a/c suddenly ceased working. now the light on the a/c button just flashes. i checked a/c system for leaks and found none, evacuated and found it had a full charge, vacuumed sys. it holds vacuum no problem. re...
2001 Volvo V70 T5 2.3L ABS controller VIN: YV1SW53D11
Car came in with MIL, ABS and STC light on, fault code readout revealed VSS (left front)malfunctioning. Reading the ABS system, we got the following codes: Speed sensor codes CAN-Bus Code ABS pump code First, the check engine light was on intermitten, after a...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Starter VIN: YV1S29501F
Hello guys. I dont do euoropean normally, Im hopeing someone can help. I dont have the car here, it is dead at his house, I dont really want to tow it here for fear of it needing to go to volvo even if I figure it out, nearest dealer is 75 miles away, anywho t...

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2002 Acura MDX Touring 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HNYD18602
Ordered replacement crank sensor to ensure we did not have a defective part. Removed and replaced and decided to check timing as most replies indicated. Found crank pulley was off one tooth. Then noticed a brand new timing belt tensioner on it. Would have been... Trouble codes: P0336 (Crankshaft postion sensor).
1995 Audi A6 2.8L Reverse Lights VIN: WAUGA84AXS
Thanks to Jurgen for the summary of the circuit. The gray/green wire of terminal 4 goes to park/neutral position relay in panel under left side of dash (#4). Then out on terminal S4/RF as blue/red wire. Turned out to be a defective switch, as well as, a corrod...
1998 BMW 740iL 4.4L Stall VIN: WBAGJ8326W
Thank You, to all that replied! I had to break away from Service Writing and get envolved in this one, which is very hard for me to do, since Service Writing is a big job in itself! It turned out that the two new cam shaft sensors we purchased were defective t... Trouble codes: 112 (Camshaft Position Sensor A Circuit bank 1 or singal sensor), P0340.
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADM6331X
i thought i could do more than one update, the problem was and is intake leaks, first in the intake boot, the main acordian peace and the small one to the idle air valve, next in several small lines that i had to remove the intake to find, there is also a crac... Trouble codes: P0300, P1188, P1189, P1250.
2003 Cadillac Escalade 5.3L Alignment VIN: 1GYEC63TX3
I received an astonishing 21 replies. About 19% asked for more info - the alignment specs in particular. My apologies for not posting them originally. It was late, and I was beat up by that time, so a hasty posting job was done. Sorry. 8% were split evenly bet...
1993 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.7L brakes VIN: 1GCEK14K4P
Thanks forall thehelp and sugestions.After trying everyones idea with no luck I put the truck back together so I could work on somthing else and take a break from this thing.While driving truck out I tried Mark from alberta's sugestion and 'stood' on the brake...
1994 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L possible transfer case VIN: 2GCEK19K0R this point I still have not come up with a conclusion. I can say this. It is not the tires or ratio. I am going to remove the front driveshaft and recheck this noise. I got this idea when a Yukon came in this week with the rear end in pieces. The cus...
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L gauges,warning lights VIN: 1GNDT13W4W
80% of the responses I got suggested replacing the ignition switch.I also found a tsb addressing an ignition switch problem.I had already cleaned all the ground connections and the pos connections.I informed the customer that I would like to try the switch,but...
2000 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L Dome lamps, compass/temperature display VIN: 1GNEK13291
Thanks for all the replies. After searching for broken wires, I finally found the plug in the junction box underneath the drivers side dash was just barely hanging out to where it wouldn't make contact. I plugged it back in and everything is working again.
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 LS 5.7L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GBJG31R4Y
Well the van is burning gas again, thank you for your assistance. I did replace the VCM, and after I did it still would not start! However I did get a back fire, so I was getting fuel again. I found later, and I probably should have checked this a couple of da...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L no compressor operation VIN: 1GCJK33173
Thanks for taking the time to reply. Several suggested low pressure switch which was the problem. All the test procedures for no compressor operation begin with scan tool communication and since we could not communicate with the hvac module we suggested taking...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L d range VIN: 2B4GP44R9V
Hello everyone , I got so many reply for this one . Thank you all , you guy are great . I got many reply about lost of prime that cause by low fluid or bad filter so I replace the filter and top up the fluid and so far the tranny is working ok . I let the cust...
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L 4-3 downshift VIN: 1B4GP25302
Underdrive CVI was at 80, performed quick learn procedure, concern was no longer present. Tom from New York recommended replacing solenoid back if concern returned. I replaced it anyway at this time, so far it has not had a problem. Several replies stated conc...
2002 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP54L82
I received 5 replys which I appreciated getting so quickly. Most suggested split hoses and/or a bad LDP. I was not able to find a leak in any hoses or the pump or solenoid, so I let it go home with instructions to return if the MIL coes on again. That being ... Trouble codes: P0455 (EVAP system large leak detected).
1988 Ford F 700 6.6L Interior VIN: 1FDPK748JV
Thanks for help guys, we got a new park brake relay and that cleared up the parking brake light and clicking noises. The other problem went away temporarily. Long enough for us to put it together and drive it a couple of days Now it only comes on periodically,...
1997 Ford F Super Duty 7.3L starter VIN: 1FDXE762H9
thanks for all of your replies,turns out the cylinders were full of oil . we removed the glow plugs,cranked the engine by hand to expell the oil and all worked well after that.thanks to all that replied.
1999 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTNX21F8X
thanks to everyone that responded.The customer hasn't had any [...] starting problems but weather has been warmer since.The info on the intake heater was helpful it was working the way it should. The glow plugs were new and amp draw was 180 which seemed normal ...
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP66L1X
Customer chose to trade vehicle rather that continue. thanks for responses. Replies received: 1) just wondering what cat temps are fore and aft on good and bad side? what do you mean flat line? a mid point.45 or no signal at all! add alittle propane and look f... Trouble codes: P0136 (HO2S Sensor Malfunction B1S2).
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYU70E51
Thanks for all of the posts. Time is money so I greatly appreciate your time. As suspected it is now fixed. We replaced the lower intake gasket and also the timing chain tensioner as it did not get done during the recall period. The customer finally got aggriv... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174, P0300.
2001 Ford Focus LX 2.0L brakes VIN: 1FAFP12355
i had to borrow a ngs, and bleed complete system with scaner, so far so good, i was on the right track i just could not do it with my snap-on scaner. thank's for the time.
1998 GMC K2500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 1GTGK29R2W
Most people were right - it was fuel pump. The odd thing was, if we brought it inside and it sat for an hour, then it started. But, if left out side overnight when it was cold, then it would not start in the cold. Because it has been warm lately, we had to wai...
1998 Honda Civic HX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGEJ7227W
Sorry for the delayed response. Thanks for all who replied. I've checked the egr again pull it out and clean the port. The problem went away for sometime and then came back again. The customer took the car but haven't been back yet. I will update this if i fou...
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC13D22
hello every one, thank you for those who replied and helped me out. Andrew your information was the most helpful. i back probed the ecm on the fps sensor and koeo I had 2.5 volts while running it went down to .34 volts. so I disconnected the fps sensor and the... Trouble codes: P0449.
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, hard starting VIN: 1LNHM87A51
Thanks to the four people who replied.Gerry hit the on the head.Found #5 injector dripping fuel under pressure.Replaced injector and all is well. Trouble codes: P0305 (5 misfire).
1970 Mercedes-Benz 300sel 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1090161200
Thanks to all who responded to our request, especially Martin, who gave a good detailed procedure to set up the FI. Most replies stressed new filters and clean fuel. Adding injector cleaner and driving first seemed to be in order, which is what we are doing no...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54E8X
thanks for the help, we replaced the terminals at the o2 connectors under carpets, they were corroded. Trouble codes: P0141.
1993 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2NE14N5P
Many thanks to those of you who offered suggestions, Andrew from Wisconsin, Patrick from Ill, Mark from Minn., Michael from Ca, Reno from Co, Pete from Ontario, and Bill from Ill. The fix was a combination of bad parts and inept prior maintenance and repair....
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2NE52E3X
im calling this one fixed. first of all, the vac reading was 18in not 23. tried a different gauge and threw the other one in the trash. everything we tried/tested came out normal with no effects to LTFT. only thing that made a difference was adding 5 gals of g... Trouble codes: P0172.
2003 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L Fuel & Temp VIN: 3G7DA03E43
Sent original instrument cluster to SPECMO [...]} in Madison Heights, MI. Cluster came back today and all is well. No ABS on vehicle was problem with GM's replacement, even though part numbers matched. Thanks to all. Darold said try United Radio 800-44...
2003 Pontiac Montana 3.4L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDX03E63
thanks for the help! the problem was a broken crank sensor signal wire at the ECM harness (green wire). It was a 'lucky' find. We just started wiggling the ECM harness out of curiousity because we had already checked the sensor harness. By touching the wires t... Trouble codes: P0336 (24x ckp sensor fault).
2001 Saturn L200 2.2L Power steering pump VIN: 1G8JU54F21
Thanks for the replies. I knew it would be something strange. After pulling the reservoir to look for cracks (no leaks were present)my brother noticed something inside the fluid inlet, the tube with the o-ring, this section is separated form the main fluid hol...
2005 Subaru Impreza RS 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JF1GD66525
The car turns out to be a company car, & the company is replacing it, I did not get a chance to use, any of the information that was suggested, thanks for all the replies. John Trouble codes: P1714 (undocumented code).
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 2.8L cylendar head VIN: WVWDH63B81
At this point in time, I have been unable to utilize the great advice supplied by all, which seems to be right on the money. The weather has warmed up above freezing and the conditions on the 2 cars I referred to have not returned. If and when they do, I have ...
2003 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L front pump VIN: 3VWCK21C43
thanks for all that replied- it did go to the dealer for warranty replacement of the entire transmission
2003 Volkswagen Passat GL 1.8L Hesitation, Surge
Time is running out, but it's not fixed yet. I share what I have learned at this point. Dan said to check fuel trims and MAF. Fuel trims are very good within +3%. So it's not MAF. Tom said to check PCV valve and plumbing. All checked good. No problems found. B...
2001 Volvo S40 1.9L Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1VS29541
well this car is fixed... it was the map sensor after installing it in about 2 minutes.the voltages were just what my vantage pro said they should be .i had 1.91 v koeo and .77 with engine at idle the fuel trim was -36% before replacment and + 20% after replac... Trouble codes: 101 (mass air flow sensor).
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