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1999 Acura TL 3.2L Power steering VIN: 19UUA5646X
P/S noisy and fluid spill out when engine turns off.Talked to rack & pinion rebuilder, they advise the "bleeding method" as usual by raising front wheels, turn lock to lock with cap off, done that & drove for 40 minutes, still noisy, foaming fluid and spill ou...
2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L Timing belt VIN: WAUDH68D01
Since we have not had experience in replacing timing belts on this v6, we are hoping to be able to ask for help before we accept this job. We have priced the tools needed to be about $400 dollars from Baum tools.The most expensive is the cam gear puller. First...
1984 BMW 633CSi 3.2L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: WBAEB7409E
Hi fellow techs. I have an interesting BMW problem here. THe car came in with a stall/ very poor running problem. It will crank right up, run for very poorly for a second or two, and then stall. It won't even stay running when revved immediately. A previous ...
1993 BMW 318i 1.8L No Start VIN: WBACA6308P
This vehicle can in for a simple parking light repair, and has now become a no start. Ran the car out last night, no start this morning. No spark ,no fuel. No check engine light on KOEO. Main relay OK, main powers, and grounds, to computer OK. Cam and crank si...
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L No comunication VIN: WBAAM3334X
I have no communication with engine and transmission (BMW Plug). I am able to communicate with ABS, AC, Airbag and Instrument. There is no light ON on the dashboard and car drives beautifully. Fuses are OK. Car can't pass inspection with no comm. and I know th...
1998 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K7W
This car is always idle high about 1200 rpm in park and 875rpm in gear. Coolent temp and tps ranges are operating normal. It has code po507B. It also pass the smoke machine leak test when testing through the brake booster line. When removing the IAC valve, the... Trouble codes: P0507
1994 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L tick in front cylinder head? VIN: 1G6EL12YXR
Hello all. This is my car. Has tick noise in FRONT cylinder head ONLY. Sounds like lifter tap. Pulled front valve cover. Extremely clean engine- absolutely no sign of sludge. FOUND ALL EXHAUST LIFTERS CAN BE COLLAPSED W/ FINGER PRESSURE APPLIED; HOWEVER all in...
1998 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L oil pan VIN: 1G6KS54YXW
ok cadilac techs is there an easier way to reseal this oil pan than removing the transmission we have a trans jack but it is kindof weak dont know if will support the wieght of this giant trans
1989 Chevrolet Camaro RS 5.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: IGIFP21F1K
Hi, I have this car that have a high idle when you come to a stop.You can hit the throttle and it will come down to spec.I put a IAC motor,a ECM & TPS and I still have high idle. I need some help.Thinks
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Poor Idle Quality
intermittent high idle. see repair history Trouble codes: P1509
2003 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHG39U03
vehicle keeps throughing p0357 dtc!!! alldata shows wiring harness to be ok!!! we have replaced ignition coils twice and ecm twice!!! obviously we are missing something or not getting the right information for diagnostics!!! any help will be greatly appreciate... Trouble codes: P0357 (ignition coil g primary circuit problem)
1994 Chrysler Concorde 3.3L No Start VIN: 2C3FL56T1R
Please help me chrysler techs. I have a 1994 Chrysler Concorde with a 3.3L engine. Car came in no start. Wouldn't crank when pushed in, found both battery cable ends corroded apart and broken so they wouldn't be tight. Replaced both cable ends, cleaned battery... Trouble codes: 22 (ECT voltage too high), 24 (TP Voltage High), 21 (o2 high voltage)
1994 Chrysler New Yorker 3.5L No Start, Stall VIN: 2C3ED46FOR
94 New Yorker was running fine one day, next day would start and die before even reaching idle speed. Checked codes, none. Have good spark and fuel pressure (48lbs), getting injector pulse. Will idle beautiful on propane, 17.5 inches of vacuum. While idling it...
1999 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Oil Light
I Have a Question for the Chrysler Techs. We Installed the Update On A 1999 Interpid for the oil light Flickering. Installed Wire [...] And a new Oil Switch. You Plug the Wire/vent into The Oil Switch And Route It Up The Harness. This Fixed Our Problem. C...
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L Radio VIN: 2B4GP44381
Hi! Hope someone has seen this I replaced the evap core in this caravan and after reinstalling dash the radio is in-op. The only thing that happens is the equalizer lights flash. BCM has a code for no audio info received. Have taken dash back out looking for a...
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Blower and other items VIN: 3D7KU28C33
Greetings Dodge techs. The customers complaint on this vehicle is that occasionally the blower motor [and possibly other things she doesn't notice] won't shut off even when the ignition is off and the key is out. It will sometimes run the battery down if she d...
1986 Ford F-350 XL 6.9L glow plug VIN: 1FDJF3711G
after engine warms up the wait light will not come on even after engine cools down. motor doesn't have to run long for this to accure
1988 Ford Aerostar 3.0L No Move VIN: N0TAVALBUL
Hi Real Tranny Techs ;)}} 1988 Aerostar... A4LD tranny... Please help an Amature out ;)?? I built this thing about 30K miles ago.. I did use the black plastic selective washers & the nickel plated sealing rings on the center support... Recently, it started ...
1994 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FALP52U8R
Hello everyone. This vehicle is wiping out the TFI module. It came in earlier this week for a no start. I found that the power to the TFI module (red and green wire) was dropping out intermittently. Traced the problem down to some bad wiring in the area under ...
1997 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Temp gauge VIN: 1FALP6538V
I do not want to sound dumb but this car has been worked on at a bunch of shops trying to correct the owners concern. The temp gauge goes to the red zone and she thinks it is running hot,with scanner connected,coolant temp is only 195-200 while gauge is in the...
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1FTPE2421W
this truck has a huge tip-in hesitation(engine almost stalls if throttle whacked open)if you open throttle very slowly it wont hesitate. i checked fuel pressure 30 idle 43 on accel. checked for vacuum leaks\none found checked all related air intake tubing i.e.... Trouble codes: P1100 (maf intermittent), P0174
1998 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, MIL Lamp on, No SCP Communication VIN: 1FDZ123419
Hey gang, This one seems a bit tricky but diagnosis is still ongonig and with your help maybe less painful! Vehicle was parked, customer said he usually uses key FOB to unlock car but did not this day, engine cranked, started and stalled. 2nd attempt crank no... Trouble codes: 16 (Loss of SCP communication)
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L CTS location VIN: 1FTNF21L82
Greetings! I am trying to locate the Coolant Temp Sensor for this truck. Guage pegs even when cold and truck runs badly, as you would expect if the computer thinks the coolant is up there. Alldata location is incorrect. My Ford parts guy says his diagrams are ...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L Inner Door Handle VIN: 1FMZU77E82
After being brought back in 1 week, I checked for any TSBs, Recalls and called the Ford service dept. for any records of a pattern failure. None found. I checked in identifix for any failure records-none. I then removed the door panel and noticed that it is mu...
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L drivers seat VIN: 2FAHP71WX4
this 2004 c.v.p. drivers seat has power lumbar option.the lower/middle seat back burned down to the lower left rear floor board.i could not find the compressor for the lumbar air bladder, it seems to have burned beyound/recognition.this option has power to the...
2005 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L Head bolts torque VIN: IFMPU15505
My request for you tech's is if you could provide me this information or a source, so we could get the job done. Thank you in advance.
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 6.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1FTSF2OP35
Hi all, I have this vehicle that i need some help with. What i need is a trouble tree for the above listed code. My mitchell is up to version 5.8 which does not cover the 6.0 diesel, only gasoline. I replaced two injectors but a few days later the customer sai... Trouble codes: P2617 (Crankshaft Position Out Fault)
1994 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L Cab of truck VIN: 1GTEK14K4R
Customer states that the cab of the truck turns in to a sauna and steams up driving down the road. First visit we pressure tested & found only a minor weep @ the waterpump. We added coolant leak detector dye and had him come back in 2 weeks (today). The coolan...
2000 GMC Savana 1500 5.7L belt VIN: 1GDFG15RXV
replaced belt three times with different brands and last one shorter. replaced tensioner twice with diferent brands. still have belt squealing with engine reved up. when i put new belts on, noise on first run. let sit for bout an hour noise is back.
1993 Honda Accord LX 2.2L Driver's door VIN: 1HGCB7551P
The driver side door has the owner locked out (or locked in) I wedged the top of the door panel open to see, everything is connected and electric locks appear to work inside and with the key. I sprayed juice on the latchlock, beat on it gently with a long scre...
1993 Honda Civic EX 1.6L cluster VIN: JHMEH96XPS
all warning lights in cluster stay illuminated with the key out of the ignition and with the ignition switch unpluged every thing still on the power windows function its like the switch is stuck in the on position but its not. i removed the interior fuse block...
1997 Hyundai Sonata GL 3.0L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHCF24T2V
Hello to the best Tech's out there. This Sonata is going into closed loop at 2500 RPMs. The emissions are good when in closed loop. Through trial and error, I found that when the throttle is released normally the car goes into open loop at idle. If the throt...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L 3-4 shift VIN: SAJDA01D9Y
Hello all and thanks for reading this. the issue i have here is after i repaired the engine in this jaguar the 3-4 shift slams hard if you are on the throttle at all when it shifts. if you are coasting it is just fine. it also seems when you florr the car that...
1999 Kia Sephia 1.8L no shifting VIN: KNATB1210X
This car arrived with a craked transmission housing. I replaced the unit with a used one. The car runs in the same gear. It seems like the third gear. I connected my scan tool and found no codes. I then purchased the transmission control unit form the same car...
2000 Kia Sephia 1.8L Cuts out, Misfire
This vehicle bucks so bad on accel I thought the seat would break. I've never driven a car that ran this bad with no codes. We induced a code to make sure self diag was working, and it was. Terrible flat spot and buck at 50% throttle. On road test mode we trap...
1998 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Radio VIN: SALPV1448W
I couldn't close a previous request for help coding the radio because the customer was out of state for an extended vacation and the vehicle was unavailable to us. The time allowed to close a request expired. I've opened this request so as to be able to post ...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 3.0L climate controls VIN: WDBFA61E1L
hello everyone, i have this merc 300sl. the ac only blows cold and comes out of center vents when thumb wheel is turned to low. as soon as it comes off low air comes out of the foot area and blows warm air. i have very little info on this car. i was thinking i...
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Stall VIN: 4JGAB54E3Y
Vehicle stalled on customer three times yesterday morning.After sitting a few minutes it would restart.No codes, fuel press. @ 57 Psi.We drove the vehicle several times and cound not duplicate stalling.Suspect crank sensor,but again, we could not stall the veh...
2000 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L shifting VIN: WDBHA24G1Y
good morning.have this c230 sport that came in on a hook with left rear wheel folded under car.control arm ripped from subframe and everything else twisted.found low milage complete assym from local european salvage yarg and installed.had to swap a few items f...
2000 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.8L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: JA3AY26C9U
customer originally came in for poor gas mileage.we scanned the pcm at that time and checked data,no problems seen.the customer decided to go with a tune-up and see what happens.they said they think 20 mpg,approximately 160 to a tank of gas.(has a 12.4 gallon ...
2003 Mitsubishi Outlander XLS 2.4L TCC fault VIN: JA4LZ41G33
Customer states that vehicle shifts fine when first started and after warm up intermittantly goes into limp home in 3rd gear. Upon stopping and cycling the ignition the neutral light stops flashing and she can then drive on normally unitl the next incident. ...
1995 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, HARD START VIN: 1N4BU31DXS
it seems that when this problem occurs,the spark going in the distributor is strong,spark coming out is weak.it wont start,or it stumbles or cuts out altogether.altimas are known for distributor problems.i have a 96 altima that is doing the same thing.same eng...
2004 Nissan Titan XE 5.6L Shifting VIN: 1N6AA07A04
Thanks for taking the time to read this request, vehicle will probably end up going to dealer due to none of our scanners being able to do bi-directional controls as required in test procedure. Transmission works when first started, forward and reverse work ok...
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue GLS 3.5L oil consumption VIN: 1G3WX52H1Y
since valve cover replacement, car has started to use alot of oil. 5 qts in 2 weeks
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L cluster/radio VIN: 1G3NF52E82
This is a 2002 alero that intermittently looses the instrument cluster and the radio. When this happens if the key is then turned to the off position the radio comes back on. I have not duplicated this condition, but have found two history codes: b1379 and p15...
2001 Pontiac Sunfire GT 2.4L odometer VIN: 1G2JD12T11
this car is a repo, it was brought to me because there is no odometer. if you shine a flashlite at were the odometer is you can read it barely. it just does not lite up?? does anyone know what my next step is. every thing works ok except this??? i was able to ...
2001 Saturn L200 2.2L stft/ltftrim;subtrac VIN: 1G8JU52F51
Hi gang,this L200 came-in running poorly,checked codes=see below,monitored long term ful trim + stftrim,found numbers around mins10% stft@idle,,[...]@ idle...When Cruising numbers got worse,,,-25-stft,,minus-22ltft.. Also was popping thru intake,so i ck'... Trouble codes: P0300, P1599, P0105
1988 Toyota Land Cruiser 4.0L Hesitation VIN: JT3FJ62G7J
I have this 88 land cruiser that lacks power on accelleration, it will go 80 mph however, idles rough, and the odd thing is that i have to set the timing to about 30 degrees advanced to make it run this good and have 18" of vacumn. when trying to set timing at...
1991 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JT2ST87N3M
Happy friday to all. This toy is kicking my butt. The car runs great but some times will just quit. It will start back up right away. customer states that two days ago it had no throtle responce, would not rev up but kept running but it cleared up in 45 second...
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1NXBA02E27
Hi everyone This car has me stumped. It has an intermitant misfire, worse when first started cold. Sometimes it will not act up at all and is hardly noticeable when fully warmed up. It feels like an ignition miss but has all new ignition parts, NGK wires and ...
2000 Toyota Celica GT 1.8L Hesitation VIN: JTDDY432T3
vehicle hesitates when first hit accelerater, ties to die out then takes off and runs great. has good fuel preesureand no codes appear. tps switch ohms out ok. mass air sensor ohms out ok. iac motor checks ok. spark plugs check ok. cam sensor ohyms out ok
2001 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4.7L brake rotors VIN: 5TDZT34A51
Hello, Vehicle came in for sqeaking when braking. check brakes to find Front brake pads less than 10% and brake rotors pited from sitting up for 2 years. Sold front brake service with rotor replacement. Started service to replace brake rotors and found replac...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWXA81H3V
can anybody give me more info on this p1176 17584? alldata tells me nothing and the modis tells me nothing. I'm not quite as concerned about the p0442 because i have information on that one, although i would appreciate any info on related repeat failures on th... Trouble codes: P1176, 17584 (same), P0442, 16826
2001 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.9L No Start, hard start VIN: 3VWCP21C11
Hi there, we have a problem child, car in for hard start-long crank time, have replace glow plugs and harness for code setting, we replace fuel filter. Iv'e read the archives about slow starters-shut off flaps and fuel stops, all appear good, car towed to shop...
1991 Volvo 940 T 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1JA8748M
This Volvo keeps setting codes 312 and 131 in the fuel ECU. Code will set after a few key cycles. Mitchell says check voltage at ECU. I have .96 volts at pin 28 on fuel ECU with key on. I have 5.5 volts at pin 1 with engine cranking. According to mitchell this... Trouble codes: 312 (KnockFuel enrichment signal missing), 131 (Ignition rpm signal)
2001 Volvo V70 2.4T 2.4L power window VIN: YV1SW58D11
after replacing window regulator, Window will not travel all the way down.When switch pushed to auto up it goes to the top and back down about 3 inches.old regulator was damaged due to customer trying to operate when frozen.There are no obstructions and tracks...

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1996 Audi A4 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUDA88D9T
We replaced the MAF with a known good used unit. Most of the responses blamed the MAF. I haven't seen many hot wire type MAFs go bad at least not as many as the hot film type. Customer has not reported any problems since the used MAF was installed so I'm going... Trouble codes: P1101 (o2 voltage low/air leak bank 1 sensor 1), P1106 (o2 voltage low/air leak bank 2 sensor 1).
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3336X
At these point I'm still waiting for customer tocome back.(got new Honda Accord).According to TIS,code #100 is an internal failure of RAM,ROM and Flash prom.Code #169 indicates that the MDK was shut down after a diagnostic error,it is an internal DME test and ... Trouble codes: 148 (CAN DME/DDEengine torque not adjustable), 169 (MDK output stage control after diagnois failure), 100 (ECU self test), 133 (CAN signal), 217 (can sigal).
2000 BMW 528i 2.8L module VIN: BMW528IABS
thanks to all that replied .Informed customer of plan to have his repaired at module master.He will schedule soon.I think it is bs that these manufacturers are continully trying to cut us independents out of the loop.Whats going to happen in ten years when the...
1994 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7L Dash lights VIN: 1G4BT52PXR
Explained to customer that this was a normal condition... had to Illustrate extensively to alleviate questions... Thanks for all of your Help! Duane
1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G6KD52B3R
Haven't had vehicle back in order to correct problem, but feel with info given, we'll get it corrected, thanks for all the great input-where we were going wrong is not manually pushing in the stepper motor. thanks again, Brian.
1986 Chevrolet K20 Scottsdale 5.7L fuel gage VIN: 1GCGK24M5G
Sorry all, customer came and picked up the truck. Said he would live with the problem.
1987 Chevrolet V10 Suburban Scottsdale 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEV16K7H
Hello all, It was the ESC control module. Its an older system from before my time so I didnt know how it worked without consulting the manual and the manual was bad. Here is how the system works. The knock sensor is a pieczio-electric signal generator. I... Trouble codes: 43 (Electronic spark timing circuit.).
1991 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 4.3L Engine VIN: 2GCEC192Z0
Got the truck put back together with a plug in the rear hole on the passenger side of the block, and now all the lifters are quiet as can be. Both sides of the engine are getting the same amount of oil to the top end as well. Hope this helps someone out in t...
1994 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban Silverado 5.7L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1GNFK16K4R
Hello all - Rechecked & found iac was the problem. Replaced with new & reset, works great. Thanks!
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Misfire VIN: 1GNEK13R7T
Thanks for all the help! The problem was three differnt things. first, (and we should have known this, because we have run into it before) was the dist. cap. we had done a injector drop test, and found that # 7 and #3 injectors were weak, thats when we stopped...
2003 Chevrolet WORKHORSE 6.5L No Start VIN: 5B4HP42Y43
problem solved put this in your memory bank. never trust a test light, due we have power and ground at the fuel shutdown solonide enought to light that test light both on run and crank but when a headlight bulb is substituted on crank there was a glow. back tr...
1999 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Steering VIN: 2C3HC56G0X
Thanks to all who took time to respond to help a fellow mechanic in need. A special thank you to Lee [...] for their suggestion to disconnect the electrical connecter on the rack & if the problem went away it was electrical & if not it was ...
1992 Dodge Dakota 3.9L abs VIN: 1B7FL26X6N
Thank you Tom from Michigan.The part number for the rear abs sensor was correct and this did fix the truck.
1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Filter application VIN: 1B7GG26X6S
We went withthe Delco pump as I stated in my update. John from Minesota was correct in his reply this is the proper assembly and the way all pumps I checked are sold. I never actually put my hands on a Mopar pump, however I am told it can go either way with th...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L HEMI mystry missfire VIN: 1D7HA16D74
The missfire is interminnent, it will missfire most of the time but sometimes it does not, there is no ticking sound when this happens, the problem is not the EGR valve, nor ignition wires coils nor spark plugs, it is not a lean missfire either, my educated gu...
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L No Start VIN: 3D7LU38C14
I would like to thank everybody who responded to my post. I received alot of good information.
1993 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FMEU15N7P
thanks everybody for all the info. its unanamous with the timing chain,but, checked the dist. rotor and timing mark and all is well. rotor points to # 1 cylinder and piston is on #1 and so is crank mark. i changed the module and it started up, but had to retim...
1995 Ford F-250 Special 4.9L A.I.R. Tube VIN: 1FDHF37Y7S
Thanks to Rich [...] he replied within 10 minuets with info for P.C.I.. Got tube,ferrell nuts and a new check valve including shipping for $50.00. Fit and finish of part appears to be same as Ford factory part.Installed with no problems and cured exhust lea...
1996 Ford Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1FDLE40G9T
sorry for the delay took a while to narrow down heres what we found, it was in the exhaust system, this has a banks exhaust system on it which carb approved for california, turns out the o2 sensor which was in the ypipe was on the right bank which the right ba...
1997 Ford F-150 4.6L Stall VIN: 1FTDX1861N
Gentlemen, thank you one and all. The truck is fixed. I did look into the throttle body and throttle bore. They were both clean so I went with my stomach and several of your suggestions and replaced the IAC. The vehical is fixed. I had spent some time learning...
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 2.0L Mechanical VIN: 3FAFP31301
Sorry everybody. We have not been able to solve this puzzle. We have replaced the intake with a known good one and rechecked all vacuum lines. A/C off at idle gives us a vacuum reading of 10. Once A/C is turned on vacuum drops to 0. So basically problem is eve...
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L engine VIN: 1HGCB7553M
Thanks for all the great help. i was getting a code 15 which was a crank sensor code so i changed the distributor and also put on new wires and cap and rotor and car has run fine ever since. has not acted up yet.
2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG45CO2
I'll call this a fix. Most replies suggested leaking front exhaust flex pipe along with ECU programming update and cleaning up grounds. By the the time customer returned with car what had seemed like a faint exhaust leak had become a roar as the pipe had separ... Trouble codes: P0133 (O1S1 Slow Response), P0137 (O1S2 Low Volts).
1991 Jaguar XJS Classic Collection 5.3L Cuts out VIN: SAJTW584XM
Thanks to all! Changed the thermostats and dist cap and rotor, car runs well-returned to customer. Customer called and said there is an erratic idle for a time and detonation after hot soak? Next try will be the ECT! Any other suggestions are appreciated!
1997 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Suspension VIN: SAJGX2743V
Thanks to all who responded. I did get the job done with out the special abs ring socket- which I priced out at BPI for $250. I was able to knock the abs ring off with a chisel. I did lose a few of the raised nubs in the process.Pressing out the hub & bearing ...
2002 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L engine wont shut off VIN: SAJDA01N92
Thanks to everyone that helped.The problem was the two wire connector in the trunk that was corroded.
1988 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start VIN: IJCMT7845J
Thanks guys crank sensor was the cause. I thought it was but wasn't sure on the operation of fuel and spark on the jeeps.
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1J4GZ58S6R
i first removed the coolant reservoir bottle and inspected the ecu connector. i found an excessive amount of corrosion in the connector. i cleaned all the pins and reinstalled. cleared the codes, but the check engine light came back on. i checked the harness f... Trouble codes: 21 (high o2 sensor voltage).
2001 Lincoln LS 3.9L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1LNHM87A21
This customer did not want to fix the problem at this time as he just want to know what is causing. I appreciated all five members that offered me help. Most of you referring the vacuum leak under intake plenum area and one stated possible timing chain jumped ... Trouble codes: P0172, P0174, P0304, P1000.
2002 Lincoln LS 3.0L traction con VIN: 1LNHM86S82
I tried several bleeding rituals with no success,I finally took vehicle to the dealer for code clearing. The light is off and everyone is happy.
1991 Mazda MPV Cargo 3.0L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM3LV522XM
well we installed an o.e. distributor and started and ran car every day for a week without any problem. we have to assume that it is fixed. Trouble codes: 3 (no g signal).
2000 Mazda B3000 SE 3.0L speed sensor VIN: 4F4ZR17VXY
Well the new GEM mod. fixed it. I cant belive how hard I over looked this one, I had it pretty tore down untill I looked in the rear jump seat to see the dome light assembly was tore out! Should have been my first clue (interior lights staying on so cust tore ...
2001 Mazda MPV DX 2.5L Immobilizer VIN: JM3LW28Y11
Those of you who have done this procedure understand that the process is a little tricky. You do have to be right on with your motions with the key. Unfortunately I gained quite a bit of practice trying to enter the wrong code. Alan [...] from Mazda Produc...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L unsure VIN: JN1CA21D5S
Taking the advice of,Mathew, Jeff, Bobby [...] replaced the lower controller arms both sides along with the stabilizer links.These members informed me that the controller arms were known problem areas.On mine the bushing at the rear of the arm had ...
2005 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 2G2WP522X5
found that when the condition occured it was very int and that the egr valve could be commnaded off and no effect was felt still had hesitation but if key cycled that fault went away. we checked all vehicle grounds and found g102 located near the battery tray ...
1998 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Stall VIN: JT28G22K3W
I have not fixed this car, every body told me that Ck timing, MAP, intake & exhaust cams, all Ck out ok, well one thing relief me that customer is going to donate for Charity. Thanks all you guys for advising me.
2000 Toyota Echo 1.5L Vent selector controls VIN: JTDBT1236Y
Hi, well, this car is mostly fixed. I disassembled the entire heater controls & linkage and the only thing I found was that the cable attachment at the knob has 2 locations to attach it to, and it seems that the higher positioned mounting boss and cable pin ar...
1997 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.0L No Start VIN: 3VWSA81H5V
to all you faithfull tech's; this car is fixed. i am sort of ashamed to admit what the repair was but i feel i must. before i continue i must thank all those that replied including dan, william, ivelin, roy, stanley, kyle, brad and iew and seth. Especially set...
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L engine VIN: WVWNA63B4X
Thank you all. I work on a lot of Saabs and should have know that this was a turbo issue. They have oil pickup, oil starvation issues, as well. I replaced the suction jet pump without any inprovement. It was restricted. The hoses are all routed correctly. I al...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GL 1.8L Hesitation VIN: WVUAF61C1Y
thanks to all the people that wrote in. after checking the specs on the maf and seeing it fine on the scanner...and then having 9 replies saying to check the maf...i figured i missed something. so i checked it again and all was fine. i popped the air horn off ... Trouble codes: P1128 (Long Term Fuel Trim B1 System Too Lean).
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