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2002 Acura TL 3.2L Radio VIN: 19UUA56993
Replaced battery and when we try to enter antitheft code for radio we get the error message as if it were the wrong code err1. Have tried different ignition key positions, held my tongue just right, no luck. called dealer and verified code by accessing interna...
1998 Audi A4 2.8L power steering VIN: WAUED68D3W
Hi fellows Got an Audi here that seems to be having trouble keeping its fluid in. The customer complains that has been losing power assist from time to time and that her husband had been adding fluid. I checked the fluid and it was low but not empty. the o...
2002 Audi A4 1.8L power windows not working VIN: WAULC68E32
power window inop not working. Door locks and sunroof both working ok. Lights on the door swiches light execpt/ for drivers door. All four drive swiches/ buttons are dark on drivers door. doors lock and unlock with the wireless remote. any suggestion would be ...
2002 Audi A6 Quattro 4.2L Parking Assist VIN: WAUML54B12
Vehicle came in with parking assist toning out for 5 seconds. Looked in alldata, and mitchell no diagnostics available. Tried scanning with vag. No response on word 76 parking assist channel. We replaced module. The same thing is happening now. No change. Ther...
1995 BMW 318is 1.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WBABE62030
New customer, recently purchased this car. Complaint is intermittent rough idle and higher than expected fuel consumpsion. ECU sets code 207 but I have no information regarding this code. Any advice regarding code 207 would be appreciated. Trouble codes: 207 (I have no info re this code)
1999 BMW 740iL 4.4L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAGH8332X
Hello all This 740 has eaten my breakfast, lunch and diner. 80% of the time it runs great. Around town it runs fine. On moderate acceleration it runs fine. On hard acceleration (getting on the freeway) it will intermittently cut out violently and sometimes wi... Trouble codes: 73(11, 67(10, 83(13, 84(13, 78(12
1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: Y7TU298849
Code p0340 IC cam signal no freq comes on istantly. Have Good cam signal going to ign control module. No signal coming out to pcm. Check all grounds & wires to ign module & pcm have tried known good cam sensor, ign module, & pcm. Suspect cam timing off, if is ... Trouble codes: P0340
1997 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L oil pressure VIN: 1G6KY5297V
installed new engine reman from advance auto parts customer called 3 days later no oil pressure. car was checked with mechanicl gage and had 80lbs pressure cold eng and went down to 2lbs hot engine. new engine was installed and same problem. have torqued harmo...
1997 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L instrument lights VIN: 1G6KS52Y5V
this Cadi will not light up the instrument panel at night , all gages work properly , digital odometer works bright, the dimmer control will vary when checked at the cluster input. the same cluster work with the lights on another cadi. Is there anything else t...
2001 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L oil usage VIN: 1G6KD54Y51
customer has complaints of using oil about every 2 weeks she has t add 2 quarts.have dye checked it and can not find any leaks.Is there anything that can be added to slow down the oil usage" the other problem is how to get the light off in the dash fore the ti...
2005 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L Tire Press Monit Sys VIN: 1G6KE54YX5
The customer has asked me if there is a way to reprogram the system so that he may run more than 38 psi in his tires. The new tires installed on car are rated at 44 psi max. When tis amount is put in, the system indicates that the tires have too much air pr...
1994 Chevrolet K3500 7.4L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GBJK34N4R
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L trans
this is a 4l60e trans. overhauled 300 miles ago, was working good untill driving at 45 mph and she said it reved up and would not pull. her brother looked at it and said it will pull if you put it in man 1st and up shift through all 4 gears if shifted manually...
1999 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.7L abs module VIN: 1GCGG25R2X
hello everyone, hopefully someone can shed some light on this one. came in about a month ago fr left brk pads were metal to metal. nreplaced calipers everthing was good to go. cust now complains of a hard pull to the left when braking. we rebled system no air....
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L MIL Lamp on, power loss VIN: 1GNDT13S12
This vehicle is its third time in. The 1st time it had code p1271 accelerator position sensor correlation & a code for camshaft position sensor. We scope the camshaft position sensor and found a bad signal. Replaced camshaft position sensor and accelerator ped... Trouble codes: P1271
2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L starter
Hey good morning guys I recently did a head gasket job when I was done the car started turned it off then when I tried starting it again the car wouldnt crank. When I bypass the starter solenoid the car will start I was wondering if any body had any ideas why ...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNDT13S22
Hello all. I have a good one for you GM techs out there. This 2002 Trailblazer came in for bogging down at idle and client feels engine miss. The misfire counter on the Modis counts up and then resets on cylinders 3 and 4. We replaced the spark plugs and boots... Trouble codes: P0105 (Manifold Absolute Pressure System Performance), P0130 (HO2S Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 1), P0304 (Misfire Cyl 4), P0300 (Random misfire)
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L No Start VIN: 1CTHK29183
Ok first off... this is NOT the correct vin. we do not have a good #. this duramax is being dropped into a trans am drag car.. I was asked to help with the wiring issues..first off the ecm (used) and bcm (used) and tcm (used) all may be from different trucks. ...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.6L speedo VIN: 1GCHK23294
can hear bearing type noise int, & then speedo jumps, & brake lite will come on, will go out on own after several miles, will set code co 055, did see voltage bobble at speed sensor, replaced sensor & could not verify any more fluctuation., but still have trou...
2005 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.3L Daytime Running Lights & Running Lights VIN: 1GCGG25V25
Vehicle came in with the daytime running lights inop. The front and rear running lights turn on when the DRLs are supposed to be on and are inop under all other conditions. We replaced the headlight switch with no change. Fuses are all good. Bulbs and wiring a...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L bcm? VIN: 1C4GP54L9Y
Hi everybody, This one came in on the hook as a simple no crank, when I was being towed in driving it I turned the key on to crank it. The battery was dead so it wouldn't crank, I also noticed the speedo wasn't working. I got it in the shop, hooked up a low-am...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L Stall VIN: 1C4GP44R9Y
I have a problem with this van stalling in the first 5 to 10 minutes of cold start up, on a decel at low speeds. When it stalls, I record the movie and the rpm starts to drop then the iac goes to 0 then the cam signal is lost, a few frames later the iac return...
2000 Chrysler LHS 3.5L Cooling system VIN: 2C3HC56G2Y
This vehicle overheats, goes into the red after just a few minutes of highway driving. Turning heater on drops temp down to halfway, heater works well. It will overheat around town but temp not as high as highway speeds. System was full, holds pressure test. ...
2001 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LX 3.3L transmission VIN: 2C4GP44341
hi guys. first time asking for help. this van was just purchased from down south. customer bought it sight unseen. van was shipped to a car lot down the road from my shop. tried all the typical scannning etc. no communication with trans. module. checked power ...
2002 Chrysler Voyager LX 3.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C4GJ253X2
Hello, I replaced the upstream o2 sensor on this van,but when I did I pulled out all four wires out of the cavity on the computer side of the connector.The problem is when you get a new o2 sensor the wires arent color coded,so I have no idea which wire goes in...
2002 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) EX 3.8L Manifold VIN: 2C8GP74L72
This vehicle came in with the upper intake plenum, which is plastic, exploded and the back three intake runners blown apart and missing. The customer states it backfired and that was all she wrote. I would appreciate any thoughts regarding possible causes so i...
1992 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L forward gears VIN: 1B4GH4439N
Hello Everyone, We installed a TCC soleniod. My tech on the other hand thought that ALL the bolts needed to come out of valve body in order to lower it down. So, Check balls went flying and the tech decided he would put it back in with out all the balls, Becau...
1995 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES42C7S
Hey guys a real head scratcher. cannot figure this out. another shop installed a used head on this vehicle apparently it overheated and blew the gasket and cracked the head. after installation the vehicle will not run properly. cold start up is good. whem the ... Trouble codes: 11 (t belt slipped one toothn or more), 11 (t belt slipped one toothn or more), 11 (t belt slipped one toothn or more), 43 (ignition coil driver circuit 1)
2000 Dodge Ram 3500 Truck 5.9L Fuel gauge VIN: 1B7MF3363Y
Fuel gauge inop. Same as related repair history.
2001 Dodge Neon 2.0L engine VIN: 1C3ES46C11
It appears the oil leak is coming from the oil pump area. Can not run engine at this point without reassembling belt and engine brackets to verify specific point of oil leak. Has anyone had a problem with oil pump on this model. I would appreciate any feedback...
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1D4GP25323
Thanks in advance for reading this and any help.Van was towed in no crank (caused by PCM).I found no comm. from PCM. TCM and BCM have comm. and BCM code is "no messages from PCM". B+ and Key on power are good and grounds are good.5 volt supply is 0v (at MAP)an...
2004 Dodge Intrepid Police 3.5L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46V44
customer complains of a long crank time after hot soak. starts fine when cold or siting overnight. seems to crank for about 2-4 seconds before it starts. only when hot and sitting for about 10-20 minutes. I just pulled the injector rail out and energized the f...
2006 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7L Engine number VIN: 2B3KA53H96
Good morning! We would like to verify whether this engine and transmission are the original for the car. Does anyone know where the engine number is and if so, if part of the VIN is in it? Thanks in advance.
1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L steering effort VIN: 1FALP57U9T
Car came in with no power steering. Other tech flushed out the fluid. Another tech checked out the car and said it needed a rack . Made sense at this point. I got the car between jobs ( we are salary so anyone gets them in and out )and started to pull the rack...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 5.8L Rear Fuel Tank VIN: 1FTHF26H9V
I think I have a bad check valve or plugged fuel line. This Truck has duel fuel tanks. When running off the front tank the engine runs fine but it is pumping fuel into the rear tank. When running off the rear tank the engine acts like it is not getting enough ...
1997 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L forward VIN: 1FALP52UOV
I need some Ford techs help, I have a 97 taurus that only will go forward in the summer in the winter none, fluid looks good. The vehicle was just purchased in the fall just before winter and when the vehicle wouldn't move this winter, (was tried several times...
1998 Ford Escort LX 2.0L 1-2shift VIN: 1FAP13P2WW
hey guys got this car that is giving me problems,customer brought it in with a bad tranny.The gear would shift from 1-2 and thats it,put another one in there and it does the same thing any help would be appreciated.Put anew pcm and also bypass the wiring to th...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L idle quality VIN: 3FAFP1135W
this car came in with a bad vct solenoid. replaced solenoid and returned to customer. a month later it comes in on the hook. remove timing cover and intake sprocket has broken the bolt. remove valve cover and found cam had seized and broken the cam. remove the...
1999 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Misfire VIN: 1FTZF1724X
hi everyone. got a weird one here. i dont quite understand thisone. the truck has a misfire under slight load,(like when pulling out from a stop sign). the funny thing is when you disconnect the egr valve the truck runs perfect, no misfire. i talked to a guy a... Trouble codes: P0305
2000 Ford Contour SE 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FAFP6633Y
Well this Ford Contour is getting the best of me so I thought I would walk away from it and look for some help. We recieved this vehicle from another facility, they had diagnosed the problem as bad fuel. What the car will do is idle fine for a couple of minute...
2000 Ford Focus Sony Limited Edition 2.0L im monitors VIN: 1FAFP3639Y
4 I M monitors remain NOT UP and i cant get this car to pass new york inspection...The monitors take some time but car has got about 7000 miles since the battery install. has anyone ever had a check engine light not on ! and monitors take this long to be ready...
2001 Ford Ranger XL 2.3L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTYR10D81
Replaced Plugs & Wires ( Wrong Plugs Installed Before ) Wires Showed Heat Damage At Boots - Performed Air Intake Clean *** Question Is When I Changed Fuel Filter - 3 Line Type - Found Tank Side Of Filter Full Of Black Material / Like Rubber Particles ect... An...
2002 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FTYR14U52
need help!!! we have fuel, spark,rpm reff, no codes in system cranks but wont start no security light plugs were wet ( fuel ) replaced plugs does back fire but wont start
2002 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L r.f ligh VIN: 2FN7A51462
van was brought in by body shop inspected all lights and found left lower park light bulb extremly bright right parking light inoperative when turn signals are operated on right side both lower bulbs flash retrived fem code 1503 right lamp turn signal circuit ...
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L noise turbo cycling VIN: 1FTWW33P43
We just changed the head gaskets (nightmare). My tech spent 32 hours. Truck started fine but we have a run condition that was not present before we did the gaskets. When the truck is idling and is not dead cold, the turbo variable response motor or valve cycle...
2004 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L tcc VIN: 2GTEK19T94
Thanks in advance for your time, very bad torque converter shudder, replaced with GM converter, now there is no shudder but at 45 - 50 mph tcc will enable and duty cycle will fluctuate between 19 - 22 % , converter slip will be 60-80 rpm then will go to 0 then...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L SRS light stays on VIN: 1HGCG165X1
Car is a 2001 Honda Accord V6. SRS light on. Scanned SRS system using Launch X431 and there was only one code under intermittent codes. Retrieved intermittent code 00-1 [ff, ff, 0, 1]. Do not have the description of the code and the scan tool says "Please refe...
2004 Honda Accord EX 2.4L No Start VIN: 1HGCM56714
Hello felow techs. I am curently working on 2004 Accord EX. Car ran fine prior repair with some hesitation due to bent rod. There was some codes in system due to misfire. I replaced connecting rod with bearings from Honda. After engine assembly and connecting ...
1990 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L engine VIN: 1J4FJ58LL1
New Hesco reman engine installed in this one installed,radiator,water pump,lots of coolant bleeding new belt installed in the factory routing.Crankshaft turn clockwise which turn the pump counter clockwise which looks like it is backwards to the way it needs t...
1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4FJ78S0V
This Jeeps trans. is what I believe in "limp" mode. You can manually shift through three of the four gears. If placed in drive it will stay in 2nd gear & eventually go into 3rd. I scanned the codes & found one PO133 O2 sensor code, but the one I can't find any...
1999 Jeep Wrangler SE 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1JYFY19SOX
I have a jeep wrangler with the right front wheel that locks up every time you step on the brakes. This truck does not have abs and i believe that this system is a front/back split system for the brakes. WE replaced the prop. valve and the problem is still the...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1J4GW48S3Y
Hello all ive got a jeep grand cherokee 4.0l stalls repeatedly when hot mostly at idle will sometimes missfire and run rough sets crank sensor code most of the time will randomly set cam sensor code or miss fire codes crank sensor readings looked suspicious on... Trouble codes: 320
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L flex plate VIN: 1J8GX58N92
Dear fellow IATNer's I Currently have a jeep in here that we were hearing a noise from the flex plate area. With a stethoscope it was very loud from the trans bell housing. We Removed the transmission to inspect the flex plate and surrounding area there are no...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L Temp. Control VIN: 1J8GW58N52
We replaced max air & blend door assemblies (Broken)also temp. Actuators For Common Problem of pass. side blows cold in heat mode and max door blocking air flow. After Repairs were done system seemed to work properly. Cust. Returned a week later and had troubl...
2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW48S32
Got towed in no start.Replaced crank sensor with aftermarket part still no start.Replaced oil pump,cam sensor drive shaft(was seized up broke tooth on driven gear.Vehicle ran but when road tested under heavy load would start to misfire cel light came on and st... Trouble codes: P0306
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L Dash lights VIN: 1J4GS48K86
There are actually multiple problems that occur @ the same time but I wasn't sure how to post it. Here it goes. #1- Problem only occurs @ idle. Hot Or Cold but intermittently. #2- The problem is that while idling, the engine RPM will begin to drop almost to ...
1992 Lexus LS400 4.0L steering pump VIN: JT8UF11E5N
Hard steer at idle, whenever the pump makes noise, steering works, than the noise stops and the pump stops working. replased pump 4 times, each one a little different of the amount of RPM in order to make it work. When it doesnt work, pick up rpm let the rpm f...
2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L flywheel VIN: JTHBD19292
I am replacing the clutch on this vehicle. The clutch was burnt up pretty badly. This vehicle has a dual mass? flywheel. My first question is if some movement in this flywheel is normal. I can rotate the outer piece (disc surface) on the inner piece (bolts to ...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L brake lamps VIN: 1LNHM86S8Y
vehicle came in with only 1 brake lamp working open trunk 2 started working and one stopped.close hood all 3 started working. sent for correct wiring diagram and looking for any up front ideas or known issues. any help would be appreciated.
2000 Lincoln Continental 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1LNHM97V5Y
This Lincoln was driven in with a horn inop ( some other shop disconnected horn) problem and a battery goes dead concern. It has a irratic draw on the battery. If I pull the 60A #9 fuse (underhood) for the In car fuse box it gets much better (from 2 amps to 0....

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1996 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L No Start VIN: 1G6KD52Y6T
Hello everyone, Thanks to all who helped...It turns out that the bottom end came apart and when we pulled the crank sensor, It had a chunk of metal attached to the magnet. Put a new one in and it had spark. Still cant start it because of lower end damage, But ...
1997 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L idler pulley VIN: 1G6KD54Y0V
Checked motor mounts and power steering and other pulley alignments with no problems found. Replaced helicoil insert and installed new idler pulley/bolt assembly and have had no more problems. The bolt was broken off below the flange surface, so I'm thinking t...
1974 Chevrolet C20 Pickup 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: CCY244Z137
thank you brad for the schematic, and thank you all for the replies. it turns out the previous owner had repaired/replaced the wire before. they changed the wire color ( from tan to yellow) and did a good job of hiding their junction (which was broken). repair...
1985 Chevrolet K10 Scottsdale 5.7L Pwr Windows VIN: 2GCEK14H7F
Special thanks to Kevin [...]. Prinvale for the faxes. I was able to obtain the last (6) of these clips my local Chevy dealer and with the schematics available, fix this beast. I also found out it has a bad passenger pwr. window switch and finding th...
1987 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Sport 2.8L basic brakes VIN: 1GNCT18RXH
THanks all for the info. Still have not corrected the problem. Tried new rotors, installed an electric vacuum pump from an 06 chevy. Still not better. I am now going to put an 80 grit unidirectional finish on the rotors and see if that helps. Thanks, Paul
1994 Chevrolet Caprice Classic LS 4.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G1BN52W4R
I would like to thank all replies, especially kevin he was the one who pointed us in the right direction. After changing the distrib for the third time,i found out that the tech I had check wiring harness did not back probe, had disconnected the sensor harness... Trouble codes: P0016, P0036.
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L serp. belt VIN: 1GNDT13WXT
First off let me thank everyone who replied. All of you had excellant ideas and some of them had been tried. But all of you who had mentioned a tsb about belt noise ,from GM or had mentioned a power steering pulley on to far or not far enough all get the prize...
1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: E7XD326778
you guys were right again. the sensors are on the same circuit and after i changed the cam sensor it was all good. i changed the ks because the customer just 'wanted ' it incase. thanks guys that same sensor thong threw me off i should have labed scoped it and... Trouble codes: 327 (341 -), 341.
2001 Chevrolet S10 2.2L starter will not engage VIN: 1GCCS14591
thanks to all who replied, as many suggested i ran a new ground to the relay ground , i also replaced the down stream o2 sensor as i had a malfunction code. ground cable was cleaned at trans lug. test drove car many times and had no problems, customer called m...
2002 Chevrolet Express 3500 6.5L Horns VIN: 1GDJG31F52
Well we recieved this van last week to install another set of horns. Upon installing, they blew right away (which almost made me loose my lunch). My co-worker informed me that an employee of the van company had tried to fix it himself. I wish him luck. Thanks ...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 LS 6.0L No Start VIN: 1GCGK23U54
search wiring to ignition housing repaired ground to housing sensor. also repaired grounds to engine block.
2004 Chrysler Sebring Limited 3.0L bearing VIN: 4C3AG52HX4
thanks for all the help.i wasnt able to duplicate the vibration in the shop,i changed the wheel bearing on the right side and alls good now.i swore it was coming from the left suggest tool i will be investing in is the electronic hear.thanks again.
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.3L air intake VIN: 2D4GP44333
the fix for the noise was the alternator, specificaly the alternator pulley/clutch. its been a big problem and all the aftermarket alts i saw still had the same pulley design. the t/s was the multi function switch, cheap and quite easy. thanksfor all who repli...
1985 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FTCF15N2F
The majority said the ECM, and the ECM it was. The fuel pump runs 1-2 seconds when the key is first turned on, and when started the injector PW is 6.10 at idle and increases accordingly when accelerated. And it runs good to boot. Thank you all very much.
1986 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 1F87679874
thanks to all who responded to my request. you all pretty much hit the nail on the head. after doing somemore checking around, i found that the vacuum hose going to the map sensor was collapsing underneath the upper intake manifold when i started was pre...
1989 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 5.0L No Start, Stall VIN: 1FTES14N4K
first of all i want to thank all of the folks who responded there were to many to mention! for right now were calling this one fixed! turns out the ignition pickups were causing the no start. the key to this one is reading the bulletin included in the box with...
2004 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on
Thanks everyone for all the great help. I'm going to try the MAF idea next time I get access to the truck (the customer is still driving it like this for now). I also heard that there might be some manifold issues with this thing causing leaks, so that's anoth... Trouble codes: P0304 (Misfire Cylinder 4), P0300 (Multiple Misfire), P0301 (Misfire cylinder 1).
2004 Ford F-150 FX4 5.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FTPX04514
The problem was the camshaft (bank 1) sprocket, it has three pins in the center holding the plate with ears where the cam sensor gets its signal from. They were broken and the plate was misaligned, so we had a non synchronized signal from the cam sensors. We j... Trouble codes: P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Bank 1 or single sensor).
1998 GMC Savana 2500 5.0L abs module VIN: 1GJFG25M5W
well this was a new one on us. we ended up finding that the spider gears in the rear end had worn 4 teeth off enough that when slowing down it would skip over a tooth causing the driveline to increase and decrease speed for a split second and cause abs to come...
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L Rear wheel speed sensor and speedometer VIN: 1GTGK29U72
Sorry about the delay on closing this request. Our customer decided to 'live with it' until a later date. Once he allows it to happen, I believe the fix will be an aftermarket programmer or ratio adapter. I confirmed that both front and rear ratios were 4.56 a...
2002 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 6.0L Transfer case shift VIN: 1GTGK29U72
Sorry about taking this long to close this post. Our customer decided to wait on this and another problem for a later date. I had good suggestions regarding the shift motor and a possibility of it being related to the ABS problem. Thanks again.
1994 Honda Accord EX 2.2L torque convertor VIN: JHMCD5664R
ok i believe this one is fixed. the convertor pressure test ok. the leak would run straight down from the seal. when i have had a bad convertor it would sling fluid around in the bell housing. this one was clean. when we removed the seal it was pushed all the ...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L 3-4 shift VIN: SAJDA01D9Y
Well thank you to everyone who replied. i am not entirely sure i fixed the car but since the battery had been replaced and all of the adaptations cleared i thought i should maybe readapt. excuse my french but i literally beat the piss out of the car including ...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Stall VIN: SAJEA51C72
Well the stalling problem has not reoccurred. It may be ambient temperature related. If I find the fix I will post it.
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Anti Theft VIN: 1J4GZ58S5P
Hi guys: I want to thank everyone for their input into my problem. Several people said to disconnect the antitheft module, but my problem was that the vehicle doesn't have the antitheft. The PCM came from a vehicle that did have it though. Since the custom...
2000 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4.0L evaporator VIN: 1J4FF68S2Y
Received a lot of good responses. Since this was a completely manual system there were no calibrations to perform as some suggested. In the end I don't know if any one thing fixed the problem. We made sure all the seals on the case were secure and went up and ...
2003 Lexus ES300 3.0L compressor VIN: JTHBF30G33
after extensive diag i refered cust to dealer where they replaced the ac clutch relay again(i replaced it 2 weeks earlier)they said it fixed it so i guess will see what happens thank you for the help
1995 Lincoln Continental Signature 4.6L engine VIN: 1LNLM97V75
We checked the pcv system as suggested. It was fine. What we found was leaking valve cover gaskets and a leaking oil level sensor. The customer was greatly exagerating oil consumption for some unknown reason. Thanks- Jason
1995 Mazda MX-3 1.6L Mechanical VIN: JM1EC4353S
Thanks for all the help on this one. It turns out like I thought, the cam gears were indexed wrong. Thanks to patrick [...], and michael vonleist for the confirmation! This baby fired right up after he got everything right and ...
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22161
after doing a wiggle test for the speed sensor the abs light never came back on. unplugged the connector all the connections were clean. so this things just needs to leave the shop Trouble codes: 45 (right front wheel speed sensor), 24 (left front air bag).
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Guard 5.0L Starting VIN: WDBNG75J8Y
Hi Techs Thanks for all your answers, the problem was a rats nest of electrical nightmares. Wires were so chewed through under dash that I sent it to the dealer to replace the harness and reprogram everything. I never saw this kind of mess in all my years. ...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 3.5L Oil Life
Thank you all for your feedback except for Byron 'lord of the benz' Sit in the car close the doors,and wait for the IP to shut off ignition turned off turn to position two use lower left steering wheel buttons to read mileage (if it starts on mileage move it t...
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L AM radio reception VIN: WMWRC33473
Hello, and thanks to those who replied. Well I installed a temporary 'test' antenna after finding the appropriate adaptor for the antenna plug on the back of the radio (no small feat either!). The reception was markedly improved. So at this point she was going...
1990 Nissan 300ZX 2+2 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1RZ24A8L
Thanks for the replies. It was located behind the drivers seat like most of you said. It had cracked soldered contacts inside, like the Honda PGM-FI relays. I soldered them back up and it works great now. Thanks all.
1992 Nissan Skyline GTST 2.5L Compressor VIN: 6U9000HCR3
Hi all, unfortunately I haven't been able to sort this one out yet. I am waiting for the customer to bring the vehicle back to us. I have located quite a bit of information on this vehicle which I will add in an update as soon as I have located the fault. Than...
2004 Nissan Maxima SL 3.5L Blower Motor VIN: 1N4BA41E74
Thanks to all that replied especially Kerry from Florida for making me think it should work with the test I completed. A lesson learned trust you test equipment and not new dealer parts. The new Amplifier I got from the dealer was bad, another new one fixed th...
1999 Ferrari F355 3.5L starter VIN: ZFFXR41A7X
Hello Group, Could not find anything to make starter engage. Hooked up scope and watched signals to and from starter relay , and to starter and never say any glitch. Starter from Ferrari is expensive! Not being sure of cause I rebuilt starter with parts from...
1998 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.0L 4-3 shift VIN: 2P4GP4539W
plus 4 got it shifting smooth again but new problem came up. while on test run, something locked up transmission.
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, LEAN VIN: 1G2WJ52K8V
fixed! did another leak down test with another tester found the problem to be a valve seat or valve problem customer decided to go for a used engine instead of a valve job engine is in and runs like a top Trouble codes: P0300 (radom misfire).
2001 Pontiac Aztek 3.4L cooling fans VIN: 3G7DAO3E41
Thanks for all the quick replies.I waited a couple of weeks to summarize this issue because i wanted to be sure the customer was ok with the guage problem. With all you guys to back me up I could tell her with full confidence that the fans were coming on at ex...
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