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1996 BMW 328is 2.8L hood cable VIN: WBABG2325T
Need to replace hood release cable. Alldata only says it takes 4.3 hours but gives no info. Their library was unable to come up with a procedure. I'm looking for some tips about what needs to come apart for access. And, since the firewall grommet (a fairly rob...
1996 BMW 318ti 1.9L rear coolant fitting VIN: WBACG7326T
This 318TI is in with a broken coolant connector in the rear of the engine (next to the firewall). It has one 3/4 inch hose that goes to the heater control valve. There may also be one smaller hose attached there also. Customer noticed coolant leakage and sh...
1998 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK8323W
Check engine light comes on / off intermittently - it has a code #222 or #P0125 - we have replaced the oxygen sensors and the air temp sensor and light still comes on intermittently - any help appreciated thanks Brad
2000 BMW 740iL 4.4L burned VIN: WBAGH834XY
car came in after a fire under the [...].wiring & vacuum hoses burned around &under throttle actuater. looks like source of fire was from what looks like a coolant temp sensor. alldata calls it a characteristic map.i am not familiar with bmw.does anyone know wh...
2000 BMW 540i 4.4L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBADR6340Y
The customer stays that the check engine light is being on for long time, but this time the car came out with the code P1622 which I don't even have any information about it, even for the other two All Data don't give me enough info. for the testing and I woul... Trouble codes: P1175 (p1174-), P1174 (p1622-), P1622
2001 BMW 330i 3.0L shifter sticks shifting into 5th VIN: WBAAV53411
Hello BMW techs the concern with this bmw is that when shifting from neutral to the right the shifter sticks there and is not smooth shift as ther vechile warms up the problem gets better the the vechile does shift in to all the gears fine i have remove the he...
1985 Buick Riviera 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1G4E267YXF
Have this vehicle that runs great when cold. Then after few miles it will misfire under part throttle. If you go full throttle it will seem to run better. No codes, disconnected EGR valve, Oxygen Sensor. Tested vacuum pressure sensor and it respond to vacuum c...
2002 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L door locks, cluster, windows, lighting, etc. VIN: 1G4HP54K92
Hello All, This car came to us with an intermittent issue where the cluster, door locks, windows, interior lighting, radio, etc. would quit working. Customer says it has gotten progressively worse over the past week. All of the above weren't working when it g...
2001 Cadillac DeVille DHS 4.6L swps VIN: 1G6KE57Y61
Any help is greatly appreciated. Another cadillac is giving me a headache. The car came in for a conplaint of intermitint service stability sys message displayed on the info center. Scanned for codes and found C1287 steering sensor malf and C1288 steering sens...
1994 Chevrolet C1500 5.0L Hesitation VIN: 2GCEC119H0
This truck runs good cold and hot but in between it hesitates. Immediately after closed loop it hesitates until warm. Found several things on the net about fuel pump, distributor, bad coil, and bad grounds but none of that seems to be a problem with this vehic...
1994 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L shifter VIN: 1G1YY22P0R
during replacement of clutch assembly we had to disassemble the "reverse lock out" on the shifter. cannot get it back together so as to get vehicle in reverse, all other gears functional. alldata and numerous phone calls to local techs have not helped. need so...
1994 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 6.5L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCFK29S8R
hello diesel techs need infoe .on the fuel line on motor where line mounts to thermostat housing i broke line while changing stat.my question is what is the brass petcoke looking valve and what is its purpose and can it be eliminated.the line cracked right at ...
1995 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GCDT19W8S
need help bad!!! one of my accounts kids truck. 95 s-10 lifted to the sky a esay 25k in this truck paint lift kit etc... problem is truck was cutting out and running/idling like egr stuck open. no egr code. pulled egr cleaned installed new update screen gaske... Trouble codes: P1351 (icm signal high)
1998 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L turn signal flasher relay VIN: 1GNDT13WXW
the turn signal flasher clicks at all times when the moter is running unless the brake pedal is depressed. the turn signal lights are not flashing at this time and seem to work normally with the exception of an intermitant no flash condition while the break pe...
1999 Chevrolet Camaro 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1FP22K7X
THIS FOR A CO-WORKER,.. original complaint was no heat,..intake gasket was leaking,.NO driveability problems at that time. Replaced gaskets,..delivered car 3 days later check engine light on,..idles good when cold,..as engine warms up noticeable "shake" and in... Trouble codes: P0171 (fuel trim system lean bank 1), P0174 (fuel trim system lean bank 2), P0305 (cly 5 misfire)
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L mode VIN: 2GCEK19T3X
Greetings fellow techs, Got a 1999 Chevrolet K1500 Pick-up in the shop today that won't switch modes on the heater/air conditioner. Most all of the air is coming out of the dash ducts. Several months ago we replaced the HVAC Module per the service bulletin we ...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Lifters VIN: 1GBFK16R4X
Thank you for taking your time to read this. I replaced the intake gaskets using felpro's improved metal gaskets with rubber inserts. There was a small amount of condensation in the valve covers but the oil did not look like it had been contaminated. Rig ran g...
2000 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1GCCS1943Y
Truck is fouling the # 3 plug, have replace the plugs, wire and coils and the module. It has gas running out of the exhaust pipe and when the # 3 plug is removed the cylinder is saturated with raw gas. Engine will clear up at full trottle but loads back up at ... Trouble codes: P0200
2001 Chevrolet Impala LS 3.8L ABS Traction Control VIN: 2G1WH55K81
Traction control light comes on and ABS, the vehicle will not move like the trans. is disengaged, when the lights come on. I have pulled codes and replaced lt and rt wheel speed sensors and the electronic brake control moodule and pump assy, did not help. I wo...
2002 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Cooling System VIN: 1GCCS14562
Help!!! Electrolisys??? This vehicle is used in a unique situation. It is our security vehicle and it runs 8 hrs every night and 24 hrs on the weekend, always at an idle. The milage is decieving so I have installed an hour meter whitch shows 6055hrs on the eng...
2002 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L transfer case VIN: 1GNDV03E32
This AWD venture has a very loud bearing noise at the transfer case output to rear driveline. With it running on the hoist the noise is deafening. The local dealer or transmission shop has never seen this problem, vehicle only has 55,000 miles on it, anyone ra...
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2C8GF68404
Thanks in advance. This suv came in with check enging light on and codes po440 and po441 present, Evap. codes. Mitchell does not have code definition or flow chart in it. Any help would be appriciated, Mike P
1993 Dodge Dakota 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7FL26X3P
Vehicle came in originally for a crank and nostart when hot... Further diagnosis led me to cam sensor...or so I thought. Replaced cam sensor, vehicle started ran fine... for about 2 weeks... then problem started again. The customer states he can drive the vehi...
1995 Dodge Stratus 2.4L cv joint or differential VIN: 1B3EJ46X6S
this car has a noise that sounds like a bad hub bearing in the left side. when i turn right, the noise dissappears, turn left or straight ahead and the noise is present. replaced the left hub, but noise is still there. using a stehascope, can hear noise in dif...
1995 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Stall VIN: 1B7HC16Z1S
This vehicle has been dificult for us, need some advice. Problem started in Feburary. Vehicle quit, would not restart, had it towed. Started and ran poor, rich. Tested and found a code 51, Lean exhaust code. Found an aftermarket oxygen sensor was installed by ...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan ES 3.3L Transfer lines on the rack VIN: 2B4GP2433T
This Dodge has the transfer lines on the rack are rusted and leaking. I removed the rack and the lines only to find a fitting on the end of the line I have never seen. The fitting looks like a double flare that wasn't completed (like only the first flare was c...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.0L coolant passages VIN: 2B4GP2432V
2005 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 3.8L long crank time VIN: 2D4GP44L85
Vehicle has extended crank time when cold or after sitting for some time.Sometimes wont start for some time.Occasionally vehicl will start and die but will restart fine. Reference voltage to the crank sensor is fine and the ground is ok. I changed the crank se... Trouble codes: P0335
1993 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Differential VIN: 1FMDU32X0P
This Explorer's rear end starts shaking between 65mph and 70mph. We checked the balance of the tires and for signs of any rim being bent. After balance we drove the Explorer and same problem, so we rotated the tires and still shakes between 65 & 70mph. We have...
1996 Ford Explorer XLT 5.0L MIL Lamp on
Vehicle was brought in for inspection, and check engine light was on, with code P402,vehicle is running fine, engine is running properly, but code is still present, need help with this one, any ideas why the code P402 is present with no problems, can't pass in... Trouble codes: P0402
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L master cylinder VIN: 1FTJW35F7V
i have a ford f350 2wd dual rear wheel drive, that came in with a sinking brake pedal and leaking brake booster. i replaced the brake booster, and had to replace the front calipers and rotors to correct the problem. or so i thought! the truck has the same brak...
1998 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1FAFP52U6W
i have a problem with this taurus with a ax4s transmission.when it sits for a long period of time ,like overnight.the next time it is driven the transmission will have to get to 4000 rpm's before shifting from 1st to 2nd.and,if you let you're foot off the acce...
1998 Ford Escort ZX2 Cool Coupe 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 3FALP1131W
This car came from a Meineke after it was checked for restricted exhaust and no start. There is no Check Engine Light, but you can get data from the ECM. The bulb in the dash was swapped and still no light. There were no codes but if I unplug the ECT or Exhaus...
1999 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Mechanical VIN: 1FDAF57FOX
hi everone, i am working on ford f550xl super duty power stroke diesel. it runs good, the problem i have is that there is blue smoke coming out of tail pipe. it seems to do it hot or cold temp doesnt seem to matter. it does at idle when the pto is engaged & wh...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 4.0L wipers
Hello all. I need a little help here. I recently replaced a muti-function switch in this here ranger to repair inop directionals. the directionals are functioning now but the wipers wont function on the delay mode. They do work on the first few intermittens by...
2000 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMDA5340Y
Grettings, This Windstar keeps setting a P1518 code. The plenum was removed and the carbon cleaned from the IMRC valves as well as the EGR ports and the IMRC actuator motor has been replaced. With the van sitting in the stall I can do a snap throttle above 260... Trouble codes: P1518 (imrc stuck open)
2001 Ford Taurus SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP58261
Customer has a check engine light on and inoperative fuel gauge. It seems to me that the PCM is throwing off the 79 ohm reading at the module because at the back of the cluster the ohm reading is (125k) key off and (open) key on. I backprobed the (ye/wh) pin 1... Trouble codes: P0460 (Fuel Level Sensor A Circuit Malfunction)
2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FDWW36F91
Thanks in advance- This truck comes in with a recurring p1247. It seems to run ok. Alldata gave us information that said greater than 12 psi was ok. We have 14 psi. Found a ford sheet that indicated 15 psi as minimum. What is correct? What is my most likely r... Trouble codes: P1247
2003 Ford E-350 Club Wagon XL 6.8L headlights VIN: 1FBSS31S43
This is a confusing intermittent problem. Customer states when driving at night the headlights will flash on and off intermittently. Of course we have not been able to verify the problem. I know Ford has problems with the multifunction switches but I dont beli...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.8L reverse VIN: 1FTSW3174E
transmission slow engagement in reverse cold.When warm trans shifts fine,if you let it set for a hour the trans will hesitate in reverse again.Trans does not run hot at any time.Check line presure at idle : in drive 70 psi stall 180 psi. In reverse 65 psi at i...
2004 Ford Excursion XLS 5.4L dome lights VIN: 1FMNU4L64E
The door ajar light in the dash stays on, and the dome lights stay on. The first thing I did was hook up my scanner ( snap on modis )and found all 4 of the passenger doors are showing closed and open when they should be. I could not find a pid for the rear doo...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W45
Ok guys I have several of my cruisers doing this,..after sitting going to take off they buck/surge stumble and die. Sometimes they will restart. I have performed the T.S.B. for this problem,.removing the engine cover and reprogramming,.to no avail. I even sent... Trouble codes: P0191 (p0305-), P0305 (p0300-), P0300 (p0174-), P0174
1994 Geo Prizm 1.6L Excessive Emissions, fails NOX VIN: 1Y1SK5362R
The vehicle failed NOX . I have checked ignition timing, tps idle contact, timing belt indexing, crank gear, and the harmonic balancer keyway for wear. I replaced the catalytic converter. The o2 is working, stays between .4 and .5 volts and goes up and down wi...
2002 GMC Savana 3500 6.5L power steering pump & hydraulic brake booster VIN: 1GDJG31F52
I 've got a problem with the power steering & hydraulic brake booster in this 2002 GMC G3500 Savana diesel box truck. After running all day, vehicle is parked and power steering fluid burps out of remote reservoir (less than 1 quart). When vehicle is started ...
1993 Honda Accord EX 2.2L No Start VIN: JHM7264C45
This car keeps burning up igniters. We've searched the fix database. Many advised coil replacement with igniter. This was done 5 times. (Not customer pay) Used to last 6months now igniter burns out in one day. Replace it, it works, then car dies. Replaced dist...
1995 Honda Civic Si 1.6L No Start VIN: 2HGEH3386S
Hey guys ,here we go again and thanks ahead of time.This Honda was towed in for a no start condition.It has no spark and no pulse on the injectors but the fuel pump works and has sufficient fuel pressure.First thing i checked was the main relay and it is fine ...
2004 Hyundai Tiburon GT 2.7L pressure plate? VIN: KMHHN65FO4
This is a backward release system. Instead of pushing the pressure plate to release it gets pulled. What happens is the fork piviots as you depress the clutch pedal and max adjustment allows the release bearing to bottom against the retainor before the clutch ...
2001 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 4S2CK58W11
On cold starts only, the engine surges and often dies. Once warmed up it runs fine. No codes present, double checked to make sure we put the correct plugs in. On cold start, watching scan data on the Genesis, the MAF starts off at about 20gpm and comes down ...
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Misfire VIN: SAJDA0102Y
Hello Jag tech's:-) I'll start by letting you know that this has been a on going problem and has been posted a few times. I think I am being misled on my diagnosis. Here goes, the car came in with a misfire code on #5 cly. tried plugs and a coil and all seemed...
1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L No Start VIN: 1J4GZ78Y0P
when i first turn on the ignition to start the engine it will crank, but will not start, if i leave the key in the on position for about 10 seconds you can hear the fuel pump relay cycle, and then the fuel pump run, then it starts right away. the problem was w...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L Misfire VIN: 1J4GW68S2X
Hello everyone, This vehicle came to me from the Chrysler dealership. Engine misfire on #1 & #6 cyl. Code PO351-ignition coil #1 driver circuit problem. Dealer replaced pcm,coil rail,injectors,& spark plugs. I have checked cam & crank sensor waveform with Sunm... Trouble codes: P0351
1997 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: KNDJA7235V
Customer brings car to me and asks for my help. Customer buys used Kia Sportage 4x4 with 100k and the car "runs rough at low rpm / idle." He had taken it to another shop where they replaced the spark plugs and ignition coils and the same symptoms persist. No...
1994 Land Rover Defender 90 3.9L fuel pump VIN: SALDV2284R
hello, I have a problem with this defender 90. The fuel pump doesnt get voltage, I can put 12v to fuse # 20 on the inside fuel panel and the vehicle runs. here is my problem, none of my wiring diagrams show a fuse #20 7.5 amp. so i cant trace it back to anywhe...
1993 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L No fuel No Spark VIN: 1LNLM81W4P
I got thrown in the middle of this one it came in as a no start. customer said that they were going to get gas and the vehicle died and would not restart we are getting no spark and no fuel pressure. It has fuel about 5 gal's checked the oil level its full. Tr...
1997 Mazda Miata 1.8L engin oil VIN: JM1NA3512V
Dear Members, 97 Mazda Miata has very strange problem. When you rev-up engine rpm to 2-3000, and hold it for a little while (1-2 minutes), engine oil will gush out throw PCV valve hole grommet. This customer stored the Miata for whole winter ( 5months). When h...
1999 Mazda Miata 1.8L No Start VIN: JMINA3539R
Hi, Guys! I could really use some EXPERT HELP on this one. You all have seen this "car" before, you know it doesn't want to run while it is in the customers driveway BUT once it rolls off the flat bed it fires right UP! This is now the second time we have had ...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L Long Cranking VIN: WDBDA28D5P
Hi Techs, here we have a 93 MB 190E 2.3L with a long cranking problem, happens every morning first start and 10 mins after start and off. No matter hot or cold, only happens the first start after sitting awhile. We did check fuel pressure and ect sensor, both ... Trouble codes: 3 (ECT circuit), 4 (MAF signal)
2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBJF65J41
thia vehicle came in for an emmisions check and vehicle failed for "MIL" lamp on. our data on these are very limited. no other information we can obtain other than P0170, P0173, pertaining to fuel trim. can anyone point to pattern failures or steer into a go... Trouble codes: P0170, P0173
1997 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Radio,p/w,p/s VIN: 1J3E87HSIV
Vehicle starts but when you select reverse (A/T), vehicle's radio goes out, power windows do not operate and steering effort is increased.. With transmission in park everything works. I have printed numerous pages of diagrams trying to "walk through" the circu...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L clutch VIN: 4A3AC44G11
Hello Mitsubishi gurus! At first blush this seemed really easy(as I'm sure a lot of these help requests started);). The shifter would not go into gear/go into gear with high effort. I pulled back the boot on the slave cylinder and brake fluid came out. OK, rep...

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1990 BMW 325i 2.5L washer pump and wipers and washers VIN: WBABB230XL
Thanks for the input Gerry. You hit the nail almost on the head. When I removed the wiper module to check the solder joints there was a fuse under the module with one blade between 2 terminals.I'm pretty sure this was the problem. Thanks Kevin
1996 BMW 740iL 4.4L radio VIN: WBAGJ8329T
scoped ibus line was showing communication but still had no volume had another car replaced all componets still no volume told cust to bring to dealer not enough info on 740 bmw in alldata
1999 BMW 528i 2.8L abs VIN: WBADD6332W
thanks for the info - we did not want to do anything stupid - sure enough we removed the tab and it was very accessible from there - thanks for the help brad
2001 BMW Z3 Roadster 2.5L Electronic VIN: 4USCN33442
We were all right, the brake light switch was the fix. Thanks for all the input!
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L Compressor VIN: WBAFA53531
I had not noticed that the aux. fan was inoperative. Tested fan curcuit and fan had shorted. AC compressor would not run with fan inoperative, removed and replaced aux. fan and AC worked properly. Thanks for all the replies!
2007 BMW 335i 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: WBAWB73597
Thanks for all the ideas-special thanks to Erik whom supplied the correct diagnostic code description which is extreme knock events detected 7 times in 100 combustion cylces- this confirms we are dealing with knock events- not misfiring.we can now focus on fue...
1994 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 3.1L Misfire VIN: 1G1JF34T2R
IATN rocks! Thanks to everyone who replied. The day after I opened the help request, I was driving the car when it had a particularly bad episode of sputter-itis. It set a code 15 for the coolant sensor. I also remembered that every once in a while I would sme...
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L diagnostic VIN: 161JF52T7W
Not sure why the modis wouldnt work. still a mystery but appreciate the information. If I get any new information I will give it on to you.
1999 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEK13R5X
Well thanks to all that replied, I'm a trans specialist trying to help a friend so I sublet to a better qualified shop for further diagnosing & repair. I did find that #5&7 were most commonly misfiring and the plugs were actually dripping with fuel and fouled ... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0305 (misfire 5), P0307 (misfire 7).
2000 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L No Start VIN: 1GCFG25M7Y
most replies indicated what i had thought not enough fuel pressure at 55#to open the poppet valve to start van up.we installed a new fuel pump assembly in it last night and sure enough it fired right up.my cranking fuel pressure was up around 60#and when i shu...
2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK24UX2
Ever since I changed the PCV valve the MIL has not set. I still do not know why it had a PCV with just a hole and not a actual valve. Trouble codes: P0102.
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.7L hvac mode VIN: 1C3EL55U21
Thank you for the information and the advice. We called the customer and explained what the next step was, the customer did not want to spend any more money on check out. They also stated that sometimes the temperature changes drastically. They decided to try ...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R3T
We have great success, yes... Special thanks to Dean Zweibohmer and David Lee. The original coil was bad. This took out the original computer. Putting in a new computer on the old coil took out the new computer. A new coil and another new computer has this... Trouble codes: P0300 (random Misfire), P0353 (Coil 3 Primary Circuit).
1997 Dodge Dakota SLT 5.2L rear differential VIN: 1B7GG23Y3V
sorry it took so long but i wanted to make sure it was fixed it turned out that i didnt have the rear end set up to the right specs thanks for all the replys
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 Van 5.9L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 3B7KF26Z6X
I would first like to thank any one that replied. I tried replacing the intake gaskets, the lower was slightly blown out, although after warm up the truck ran the same. Then I tried a crank sensor from a hunch and a prayer and past tech mails, thank goodness t...
2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L power steering VIN: 2DG46T44L6
First thank all of you that took the time to give me help.after all i did there was a restriction in the return line.this was a man made restriction!!! this was installed at the factory??.I removed it and all has been well for 3 weeks now the customer is very ...
2003 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L No Start VIN: 1D4GP25323
Sorry about the late closing, the van is fixed. The PCM was replaced. This was the older style PCM with two connectors. The only 'programing' was to enter the VIN#.One reply said each sensor should draw less than 50mA,I didn't check that. The total was less th...
2004 Dodge Sprinter 2500 2.7L turn signal VIN: WD2BD74384
thanks for the info did find multifunction switch not working properly,replkaced multi function switch, will let you know if problem returns thanks again for your help
1997 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L shifts VIN: 1FTHF36F6V
Customer confirmed that trans never shifted well with chip installed in computer. Received 7 replies that suggested to check for multiple speed sensors, acclerator pedal position sensor, wiring and 4x4 low switch input. All checked ok- only one speed sensor in...
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L Cuts out, Stall, CRANK NO START VIN: 1FTHX26F8V
Sorry, it took so long to close but I wanted to wait long enough to make sure the problem wasn't going to re-occur. As I said before, it was an intermitant... Anyway, eveyone that indicated CMP sensor was correct... The vehicle has gone about 1500mi and 1 week...
2000 Ford Focus LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP33P6Y
Turns out there are 2 recalls. One on the pump module and one on the fuel pulse dampner. We sent her to Ford for the recalls. I will be giving the customer a courtesy call back this week. Thank you all for the help and I apologize for the long waite.
2001 Ford Windstar SEL 3.8L Doors Keypad VIN: 2FMDZA5246
Hi techs . I put the lock actuator on . It clips onto the latch . You have to look at the new one close. It clips onto the latch . I did'nt get to do the keypad yet . I have been down south for my Grandsons B-day . Thanks for your help .
2002 Ford E-150 Econoline 4.2L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTRE142X2
Well, I'm shocked to say that it was the coil pack. I am a little sour after chasing the cam sensor code to no avail, but it fixed. Thanks to everyone who chimed in.
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: IHGCE6679T
Customer has not returned for me to figure out what else is going on thanks to everyone that replied i will let you know if i see the car again. thanks again Trouble codes: P0401 (EGR insufficient flow), P0725 (engine speed sensor circut malfunction).
1997 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Transmission VIN: 1HGCB7154P
Hi There. According to the responses harsh shifts are not normal for this vehicle. I was also advised that additives should not be used on Honda transmissions and only use the Honda ATF-Z1 fluid as I did. Tony from Washington commented that the cause could be ...
1999 Honda Passport EX 3.2L windshield wiper motor VIN: 4S6CK58W1X
Replaced the alarm box and solved the problem, Thanks everyone.
2002 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: KMHCG35C82
well the longer i drove this car the info i got from it. i ended up with codes for purge, and both O2s. that lead me to look at more wiring, and i found the wire from the engine PDC to the splice that feeds the O2s And purge as well as part of the PCM was brok...
1997 Isuzu NPR 3.9L Mechanical VIN: JALC4B1K6V
Thank you for your replies. I also called our engine supplier, Jasper and they said 13.8 plus .5 with AC. The customer wants us to pull the head and see how bad it is since it shut down for overheating. Thanks again. Kevin.
1999 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L starter VIN: 4S2CK58W9X
Many responses pointing to contacts in soloniod, replaced starter assembly and all is well
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L Power Seat VIN: SAJKX6244W
Thanks to all of you that replied. I just started to use the information from iATN to solve the problem, and the guy who owns the car comes in, and says he is selling the car. He didn't want me to spend 15 minutes to resolve the problem.
2000 Jaguar S-Type 4.0L Cuts out VIN: SAJDA0102Y
This car is not fixed, think we are going in the wrong direction. We ran fuel pressure through a fuel flush system that takes the fuel system out of the loop, it still won't rev up and miies at idle. I will repost this car with all that I found next Thanks you...
1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L abs VIN: SALPC1443X
Well we used our scanner (launch) and got a trouble code(?) that we could not ID so we contacted the tool maker and Land Rover. Land Rover said the numbers meant nothing to them and the scanner manufacturer had to cantact China to ID the numbers and it appeare...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L timing VIN: JA4MW51R02
Thanks to all who responded. Your fast response was really appeciated. The marks that I thought were correct, I really just wanted to double check. And thanks about the tip with the crank plate pins. I always check that after I had fixed a 3000GT that wouldn't...
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L Electronic VIN: JA3AJ26E64
Thanks for you replies. Bruce from Florida said 2.4 hours and that's about right. Johnnie from New York said look elsewhere and he was right also. I got the new sensor harness and tested it in ice water and got 8k ohms and the old one tested at 10k ohms. I che...
1975 Nissan 280Z 2.8L Poor Idle Quality VIN: HLS30-2060
thanks to all who replied to my post. think we solved this one. fuel in the rail was boiling on hot soak. to lower engine bay temp we installed a electric cooling fan with a automatic temp switch . so far it has worked well on 10 or so hot soaks.thanks again f...
1977 Nissan 280Z 2.8L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall
From a catalog that the coustomer supplied us with we ordered the throttle switch and temp switch and a reman air flow meter. Because no parts where readily available nor did the owner have a problem with parting with his cash we pulled the trigger on all thre...
1995 Nissan serena .0L side lights VIN: 0198766633
i rewired the side lignt circuit by passing the wiring loom behind the dash
2003 Oldsmobile Alero GX 2.2L no start at times VIN: 1G3NK52F63
turns out that the ignition switch was the main problem ignition key was an aftermarket type and was worn on one side so that also caused problems with the pass key system thanks for all the help mark
1989 Rolls Royce Silver Spur 6.7L electric window operation VIN: SCAZNO2A2K
To everyone who responded ,thank you. I fixed the window lift problem with a combination of your suggestions and a modification I found on the Australian Rolls Royce Owners Club forum , which involved the fitting of double acting relays in all doors, without r...
1990 Pontiac Grand Prix LE 3.1L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2WJ14TXL
Thanks to all that replied. I had several posts to check the pcv valve, for one reason or the other. The valve on this motor isn't easily accessible, so it was overlooked in my first troubleshooting, thanks for waking me up, the valve was carboned up and stuck... Trouble codes: 44 (lean exhaust).
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