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1988 BMW 735i 3.5L tachometer VIN: WBAGB4317J
Hi Folks Thank in advance. The tach does not work in this vehicle and I have limited information. I have check all the grounds. I removed the instrument cluster to check for bad connections, none found. I noticed that I can get the tach to work after disconnec...
1997 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK8320V
Hello BMW techs, this car has a MIL on with DTC's 220 & 223 set. Both oxygen sensors are active and crosscounting. Unfortunately, these codes or their diag. procedures are not listed in Alldata. Could anyone point me in the right direction? Thanks Trouble codes: 220 (oxygen sensor control bank 1), 223 (oxygen sensor control not active after specified time)
2003 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: BWA3FA3R45
Im hoping a bmw tech can help me out.I have very little info on new bmws.i cant find any wiring diagrams for engine performance,i was wondering if these codes were related in any way,like they were all losing power intermittently,i also would like to know wher... Trouble codes: 130 (can signal asc 1), 137 (undocumented code), 35 (secondary air pump relay), 140 (leakage diagnosis pump), 126 (dmtl magnetic valve circuit), 90 (abs intermittent system down)
1953 Cadillac allard 331CID starter VIN: K33282XXXX
Howdy every one need a little help here. The car is a Allard K3 with a Cadi drivetrain. The starter is not engaging smoothly, If this was a GM pad style I'd start with 3 shims at least. But it mounts like a Ford to the bellhousing. I think the wrong ring gear ...
1992 Cadillac Eldorado 4.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G6EL13B4N
Hello all! This caddy is losing communication on UART serial line somewhere... problem is it comes and goes so intermitten is becoming difficult to pinpoint. Main concern is when problem occurs, Fuel information and heater controls all show dashes and are inop... Trouble codes: E052 (pcm memory reset), A11
1992 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall VIN: 1GNFK16K5N
This truck runs good until it warms up. When it idles it will start to surge and eventually stall. In park or drive doesn't matter. Doesn't matter if its in closed loop or open, or w/ the est connector unplugged. Have replacd dist. and iac. The fuel pressure s...
1994 Chevrolet S10 4.3L abs VIN: 1GCCS14ZXR
I had this truck come in for a low brake pedal. We found that the master cyl was bad & replaced it. The front pads & rear shoes all in good shape. The owner stated that when the bake pedal when down the red brake light & the amber anti-lock lihgt came on we sc...
1995 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1GCC19W3SK
hello everyone. Vehicle originally came in on wrecker with a no start condition. Cfi unit was leaking under intake and was replaced. All was fine until 4 days later when vehicle came back with a hard miss under heavy acceleration. We scanned for codes and pull... Trouble codes: P0341
1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Instrument cluster VIN: 1GCCS1442S
Hello Guys and Gals. This one is weird. Couldnt find anything in Archives. This is an intermittent problem but after several tries and finally today riding with the customer I saw it. Going down the road, doesnt matter hot or cold, The speedometer drops to 0, ...
1996 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L No Start, Stall VIN: 1GNCT18W7T
Vehicle towed in October 2006 no start. Fuel pump inop. Checked power and ground at pump and found both good. Replaced pump with aftermarket unit, Vehicle started, no problems, slam dunk done. Towed in about a month ago 6000 miles later with same symptoms. Di...
1997 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L gears VIN: 1GNDT13W6V
Replaced engine due to knocking noise. 2 weeks later transmission went and was replaced. Customer complained of transmission slipping after 2 weeks - found transmission fluid leaking internaly into breather hoses. Replaced with another tranny. 2 days later cus...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L compressor VIN: 1GNCS13W3Y
This is my main acct. they bought this truck at auction and climate control didnt work.I have removed all the messed up shade tree wiring. Now I have no power to cycling switch. With OTC on the BCM, It shows there is no command to activate ac when AC button is...
1990 Chrysler New Yorker Fifth Avenue 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1C3XY66R8L
Hi Tech, It must be my good week. This new yorker came in from another shop with a no star. Upon preliminary checks i found no cam signal, now it has a new cam sensor y i have cam and crank signal,When cranking, the car will start for a split second and shut d...
2000 Chrysler Town & Country LX 3.3L Hood VIN: 1C4GP44GXY
Hello to all. Looking for some help from the body repair people or anyone who knows how to open a hood on this van. Cable inside seem to be broken mid streem somewhere. Dealer wants 4 hours minimum to start. Trying to help out a good customer. Any ideas?
2004 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L drain-dash VIN: 2C8GF68434
Hi there, battery drained, once charged found thedash lamps-trac control-seat belt-abs-red brake warning lamp-tire pree moniter-engine lamp-gauges lit-gear selector, all on and draining battery. appears that moving key around may make/break some connection. ho...
1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.3L Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3HD46T2T
After driving this for 1 1/2 to 2 miles it will cut out,jerk,pop through the intake and exhaust. After about 2 miles it will stop acting up and and will fine again until the next day.Sets code p1391. We have replaced the cam and crank sensor with Carquest, re... Trouble codes: P1391
1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L brakes VIN: 2B4FP2535T
Hello, I have a caravan that had a low spongy pedal,we bled the brakes and found air in the front,especially the left side. After beeding the pedal came up and felt fine. After a couple of weeks it returned with same problem. This has occured several times and...
1997 Dodge B2500 3.9L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B7HB21X3V
Van originally came in with a low charging voltage & misfire # 4 cylinder code with a complaint of no power. Scoped the ignition & found a bad plug wire to number 4. Replaced the set with a new cap & rotor. Looked good on the scope & test drove fine. No codes ... Trouble codes: P1391 (Intermittent Loss Of Cam or Crank Signal), P0300 (Multiple Misfire), P0301 (Misfire 1 Cylinder), P0302 (Misfire 2 Ctlinder), P0304 (Misfire 3 Cylinder), 47 (Charging System Voltage Low)
1999 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Stall VIN: 1B7GL26X7X
Hello fellow techs, I would appreciate any input on this problem. Upon deceleration this Dakota will sometimes stall & sometimes not. While watching the scan tool data on "desired IAC" & "actual IAC", the counts stay together all the way to "0"! Desired idle R...
2001 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L No Start VIN: 1B7GL2AX21
Hello guys and thanks in advance, this truck come for non start condition; no fuel pressure no power to injectors no communication with scanner and odometer flashes twice then display NO BUS, Checked power to pins #2 (lt grn/blk wire) and #22 (red/white wire) ...
2003 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L shift mechanism VIN: 283HD56G03
Hello Fellow Techs, I am trying to install a solenoid pack (which is now on the inside of the trans). Small-data has a tsb on it and it falls into the date code catagory that it should be changed.The info to remove the valve body to change the solenoid pack wa...
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST 5.7L parking lights VIN: 1D7HU18D24
Good morning Dodge techs,I have a strange one here.The parking lamps turn on by themselves.Checked for codes,park lamp relay output circuit open.I have both powers that come from fuse 15 to terminals 30 and 86,the problem is that when it is acting up is that I...
1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L engine VIN: 1FTDE14YMH
hi everyone. this van came in for overheat. customer removed thermostat. still overheat soon you take off for test drive. installed new thermostat and found the radiator is full of rusted. flushed an radiator. then put new radiator in, it take care overheat an...
1996 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L abs light on all the time VIN: 1FMDU32X0T
came in with abs light on hooked up scanner no data. unpluged abs moduel and abs hydrulic unite light still on. unpluge abs main relay light goes out,also checked wiring to light did not find any grounded wires that I could see. Thanks for any help Paul
1997 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start VIN: 1FALP4443V
Hello Gentlemen this vehicle came to me from another garage I think it has a PATS system fault, the symptoms are, the engine starts and runs for around 5 seconds then cuts out I have tried a test lamp on the injector harness and it confirms no power as the mot...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L No Start VIN: 1FMEU17L5V
Hi Guys, This Expedition was towed in as a NO START. Engine turns over but has no spark, no fuel pressure and no injector pulse. Cannot get any communciation on the scanner at the Data Link diagnostic connector. Rear air ride suspension which is controlled by ...
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L rear axle VIN: 1FTZX18W9W
We have this Ford F-150 and when we put it into 4 wheel drive the front wheels will turn but rear wheels will lock up. Taking it out of 4 wheel drive everything seems fine. It has the selector switch in side. We tried slowly moving forward in grass about 10 mp...
1999 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L No Start, Stall VIN: 2FAFP71W2X
Fuse blows after driving for a while or after doing KOER self test with NGS. Starts up after replacing fuse.
1999 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 7.3L turns over ,no start VIN: 1FDWF36E4Y
my scanner cannot communicate with truck i got power,and the truck turns over but no start.
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF56F4Y
Hello I am having problems with this truck starting cold.Owner replaced glow plugs and relay. tested glow plug system it is ok.Fuel pressure is at 55 lbs.Fuel pressure drops to zero with in 20 seconds after pump shuts off.When i do the buzz test, the injector...
2001 Ford E-350 Econoline 7.3L No Start, MIL Lamp on, VIN: 1FDWE35F11
hi ford guys we have this e350 that was towed in for no power in testing we found right bank not firing at all. bus test runs left bank but nothing on right side. tested circit for power to right side injectors wire tested good back to idm. tested injectors w/... Trouble codes: 1293
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.6L Unknown VIN: 1FMZU73W82
Hi All: This explorer has a "moan" in the dash area after beening driven to hot, shut of for 10-30min and restarted. It will then moan for a few minutes and then become quiet. The owner thinks it's in the dash -passenger side. I serviced the AC and Recharged i...
2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4.6L Misfire VIN: 1FMZU75W32
Two questions, the code P0353 what parameters cause it to set? Does it set just from a misfire, or does it set due to incorrect resistance in the circuit? Question 2, will the PCM disable A/C if it has this code stored in the computer? The A/C will not engage ... Trouble codes: P0353
2003 Ford E-450 Super Duty Custom 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDWE45F43
Hey guys I this bus that will not start after getting warmed up. Another tech replace the HPP, IPR, EOT sensor(broke the old one when doing the HPP), IPC sensor, an ECM and change the oil and filter. starts up and runs fine when cold. When trying to restart th... Trouble codes: P0603
2005 Ford E-450 Super Duty 6.0L No Start VIN: 1FDXE45P15
Hey guys I have this bus that will start fine in the morning but after running for ten minutes if you shut the bus off it will not restart until the engine is cold again. After engine is warm the IPC pressure is only building to 180-235 psi. The old IPR had a ... Trouble codes: P0611, P2290 (ICP too low), P2614 (Cam sensor), P2617 (Crank sensor), P2623 (IPR stuck)
2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty XLT 6.0L tow haul button VIN: 1FTSW21P16
Ok Guys this one should be simple just wanted to know if anyone has ran on to this before. This shifter handle with tow haul button has two wires that run out of its base. We replaced the original one at 48000 miles, the wires had been pinched and were broken,...
1996 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 7.4L pressure plate
this vehicle came in recently for a clutch replacement. as it turns out we put in the 2nd clutch, the first was installed at roughly 40,000 miles by another shop. we put in the 2nd at 96,000. the truck would not move at all when we got it and the disc was burn...
2000 GMC K3500 Sierra SLT 5.7L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1GTHK34R7Y
This truck is getting the better of me so I am hoping someone has seen this before and can give me a direction to go in. It has been towed in twice for starting and then shutting right back off, both times there was a P1631 stored. Both times it would start an... Trouble codes: P1631 (Theft deterrent password incorrect)
1995 Honda Accord EX 2.2L Head VIN: 1HGCD5655S
First I must admit my mistake. Shooting from the hip and just replacing the head gasket. Car came in with complaint of overheating and heater not working. Had very little coolant in motor, damaged radiator cap. Overflow cap was damaged due to appears melting. ...
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L air bag light on VIN: KMHJF25F6X
I have this customer in my shop concerned with the air bag light being on in her 99 hyundai elantra. I attempted to retrieve dtc's, or any information at that, with numerous scanners. I've used 2 different genesys' and a mastertech. niether style scanner will ...
2000 Land Rover Range Rover SE 4.0L 3-2 / 2-1 down shift VIN: SALPV1542Y
transmission came in as no move - overhaul, replace mlps, replace pressure control solenoid, now has downshift clunk. any ideas thanks
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L ping VIN: 1LN7M8ZW7W
hi guys hope a ford guy can laugh at me and give me some advice .my landlords wifes car will only run on premium gas . if she puts midgrade in it pings like crazy. with the price of fuel ! they would like to know why ! i have scanned,no codes.the intake was re...
1996 Mazda Miata 1.8L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1NA3530T
At any time when failure exists the ck engine light will flash (with no codes ever showing up) the fuel pump and fan relays will cycle(both are ground triggered by the computer and lose that signal) at the same time as ck engine light and engine will miss on #...
1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Cab 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: 1110261200
Okay, My long hair is much shorter as it is starting to fall out and I am serious, I have turned to 3 of the best Mercedes Benz tech in the area and we are all at a loss..car runs very rich, will not idle and has no power...Fuel pressure was low-new fuel pump,...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBLK70G43
Vehicle came into shop with mil on. Scan computer with modis and got code 201C. "Fuel canister pressure sensor". I can't find any info or location of that sensor. I know there is a fuel tank pressure sensor, evap purge valve and regeneration valve. My shop key... Trouble codes: 201C (Fuel canister pressure sensor)
2006 Mercedes-Benz S600 5.5L Lght in the dash
This vehcle came in for 2 front tires yesterday we replaced the fronts 255/40/19 with the same tire size I made sure my best tech worked on it to protect the sensors from braking. The customer brought the vehicle in today no broken sensors I have a master tech...
1995 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L spark VIN: 1MELM50UXS
No spark,no fuel pressure,no injector pulse
2003 Mini Cooper 1.6L EML on VIN: WMWRC33413
We have a 2003 Mini Cooper, nonturbo, CVT transmission with transmission fault P1731 - clutch solenoid open circuit. We checked the resistance of the circuit at the connector x8505 and it is definitely open. This means there is a problem with the solenoid or t...
2001 Mitsubishi Montero Sport LS 3.0L Engine VIN: JA4MT21H11
Gentlemen, This Montero Sport died on the road, came in on a hook. When the engine is turned, it seems like no compression. Installed timing belt 2 months ago. I thought something went bad with that, removed all covers, timing is right on. Could only get at a...
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 2.0L tach gauge VIN: JA3AH86F13
Hello everyone, this lancer evo has a rpm gauge on the dash that is inop. customer chose not to fix it and instead just hook up an aftermarket gauge. Sure, simple, i thought. Installed aftermarket gauge and still not working. I hooked up the tach wire on the a...
1988 Nissan Pathfinder SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: JN8HD16Y5J
This vehicle has been in a few times in the past year for various problems. Every time it came in it had a problem of a high idle and hunting idle due to ECM shutting off injectors to control idle I am assuming. The customer has never been too concerned with t...
2000 Nissan Frontier XE 2.4L starter signal fuse VIN: 1N6DD26S7Y
Hello everyone! This is a friends Truck that i have been trying to help with. After 2-3 days the battery goes dead, it has brand new battery. i started out with a standard draw test. noticed alot of amps being drawn for everything off, doors shut ETC. so i sta...
1986 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Brougham 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1G3CW69B2G
veh came in on tow truck no start installed battery started up runs really rough its running in limp mode tested cam / crank sensors and cleaned mass air flow need help no codes present
1998 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L blend door motor VIN: 1GHDT13W2W
Hi all this vehicle has problems. It has automatic climate control. the blend door motor wont go to cold. We have dont extensive tests. The current blend door motor goes to hot and just clicks back and forth alittle. We have gotten a new blend door motor from ...
1998 Oldsmobile Achieva S 3.1L compressor VIN: 1GN3457677
Car was bought from the auction. Came in with ac clutch falling off of it so customer decided on a reman compressor. AC has never worked that we know of. Now ac is still inop with correct charge. Discharge lines from compressor dont seem very hot. This system ...
2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L Misfire VIN: 1G3NL52E22
help - this car was towed to my shop. try to start, water coming from between head and block - both heads. customer stated car overheated and someone repalced head gaskets. found head bolts loose - both heads. removed heads and had pressured tested and surface... Trouble codes: 300 (misfire detected)
1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2HX53LXP
customer has had at another shop. they installed a new fuel filter, fuel pump, oxygen sensor. i smoked the intake system and am getting smoke out of crankcase through oil fill cap. i replaced the intake gaskets. they were distorted. i still have same problem. ... Trouble codes: 44 (lean oxygen sense)
1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1G2NW12E5X
this car will not start somtimes. i checked it out and somtimes you cant hear the fuel pump running and it will not start. when you hear it running it will run. customer says that it will take a long time to start and dies going down the road. but will start ... Trouble codes: 1626 (theft system but light is not on and still dies or no start)
1998 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Restriction VIN: WPOCA2989W
Hello group, This boxster had been lifted improperly and the aluminum a/c lines that run down the passengers side of the vehicle were damaged causing a leak. There was only a small crack in one of the lines but I replaced both the lines and all necessary o-rin...
2002 Saturn Vue 2.2L guagestuckon3/4 VIN: 5GZCZ23D82
when you unplug the senders guage will pegg full

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1991 Acura Integra LS 1.8L No Start, Stall VIN: JH4DA9350M
Thanks for all the great repies. After more testing, running the harness even talking with an engineer. We started monitering the voltage on the [...] signal wire terminals at the pcm. Sure enough the voltage would slowly start dropping until the car stalled. ...
1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G4HP52L22
after some driving he finally got it to act up for him and the data was very bad wrong he replaced the pcm and after a week of driving by customer no problems arised so he is saying it is fixed
1987 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1L Compressor VIN: 1G6EL1188H
I would like to thank all who sent replies. Clearing the codes did help the unit. After reconnecting the battery, the unit came on. I was able to add freon to the unit. At this point, the customer hasn't called to state it's not cooling. My pressures are corre...
1967 Chevrolet Corvette 624CID Headlight Motors VIN: A41E125E87
Ladies & Genelemen, While iAtn says I have gotten 6 replies, I only received 5. I would like to thank: Bob [...] My customer will get this car back in the shop and he will have all I ...
1996 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4.3L Hesitation, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1B152W1T
sorry about the late responce they took to dealer and said they had wires to o2 switched but we didnot get a chance to see the car again. Trouble codes: P0304 (cylinder 4 missfire), P0300 (mutiple missfire).
1997 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCS19X3W
alright guys. thank you all for your input and direction with this one. as it turned out it was something pretty easy that i just overlooked. the wiring harness going to the pass. side o2 sensor was sitting on the exhaust manifold down by the frame. this groun... Trouble codes: P0300, P0135, P0147, P0151.
1999 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L drive belt VIN: 1G1YY32G0X
Just finished the repair on this difficult problem. I had many susgestion and replies for this problem, so I would like to explain the process and final repair of this problem. First I had to determine if the noise was be created by the upper or the lower part...
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L power steering VIN: 1G1ND52J2Y
Kind of a fix. Due to the low money problem, I sucked out the p/s resivour added some SEA Foam trans stuff, let her sit for 3 days. Started it yesterday, it turns a lot better. put in new p/s oil, Customer says its better than it ever was. I told her its not r...
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Cuts out, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCCT19W7Y
thanks for all the help. it is fixed. jim from texas i pulled the distributor the upper bushing was smoked and the rear hold down hole for the cap was broken off the distributor housing. installed a reman distributor new cap and rotor thought i had it, still s... Trouble codes: P0339 (crankshaft position sensor ckt).
2000 Chevrolet Express 3500 5.7L Misfire, Hard to start VIN: 1GBHG31R8Y
Well thanks to all that tried to help. I dont even know how to begin with this except that I stabbed the distributor wrong!!! But wait theres more the cam corelation was right on the money. I had this thing pointing at #8 instead of #1 and it ran!!! and the nu...
2003 Chevrolet S10 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT19X03
The fix for this vehicle was a new ECM. The wacky test results that I got was NOT caused by my scan tool as feared. I went out and found two more vehicle to run the tests on and they acted correctly. Thanks to all that replied! Mark Trouble codes: P0446 (evap vent valve control circuit).
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L belts VIN: 3GNEC16Z64
I am posting as a fix but it is not,I'm sorry to say. everyone came up with excellent suggestions. But I had 15 different suggestions and a noise that only last 15 seconds on first start up. The customer is either coming back when more constant or they are try...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L No Start VIN: 1C4GP64LXT
thanks to all who helped , turns out coil shorted or caused the computer to crap out. but a new computer and coil took car of the problem. thanks again
2001 Chrysler 300M 3.5L Charge light/traction light VIN: 2C3AE66G01
Thanks all for the help.Here goes, After checking the wiring for the 4th time. I found that the NEGATIVE cable,battery connector was tight, BUT NOT MAKING CONSTANT CONNECTION. I had looked at this connection 3 times before. New( new battery had been installed ...
2005 Chrysler crossfire 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3AN65L15
Thanks to you guys that offered advice.I feel kind of stupid- while plugging/unplugging o2's to compare readings, I noticed that the scanner was showing 2/1 on the left bank and 2/2 on the right bank. The left side is the actual 2nd bank. Both wiring plugs com... Trouble codes: P0133, P0153, P0137.
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L Hesitation, Cuts out
Intermitten hesitation was the O2 sensor. Lack of power, coolant loss, and oil consumption caused from leaking intake gasket and leaking intake floor gasket. Had a lot or replies to this one. A lot of them pointing to the leaking intake floor gasket. A tell-...
2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L engine VIN: 1D7HA16NX2
thanks for everybodys input, the problem turned out to be the plastic chain guide cracked. The lesson I learned on this job is if I get another 4.7 with chain noise change all tensioners and guides. thanks again.
1991 Ford E-150 Econoline Custom 4.9L No Start VIN: 1FTEE14Y4M
I traced it down to a bad eec relay. even thought it was only a couple of months old when it got hot the restance was too high while cranking and does not start. After replacing relay all works ok.
1995 Ford F-250 Special 5.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2FTH26H2SC
Thanks for the input everyone.. turns out our thoughts were correct... Replaced the Hall-effect in dist. Everything works perfect...
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 4.6L Electronic VIN: 1FMEU18W7V
Customer took truck to Dealership, They have replace trans controller and now vehicle will accelerate over 25 mph but they are now saying the PCM is bad and that it is what was original cause for trans controller failure.
1999 Ford Contour SE 2.0L timing belt VIN: 1FAFP663XX
Unfortunately I ended up sending this job off to the dealer due to the special tools required. Thanks for the quick responses.
2001 Ford E-450 Econoline Super Duty Custom 7.3L No shift conditions VIN: 1FDXE45F12
Vehicle Transmission will need to be repair or replaced. Special thanks to Aaron [...] from California and his information in FORD transmission. Thank you all for your time and effort to help a commercial customer.
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L Extended crank VIN: 1FMYU04181
Hi everybody, Thanks for all the help! The fuel pump replacement fixed this car. Fuel pressure now holds after turning off car. Even though we could not duplicate the customers complaint, we got slightly longer crank times by turning koeo and letting the pre...
2002 Ford Escort SE 2.0L engine VIN: 3FAFP13P92
Thanks to everyone for your suggestions. This was an insurance issue and it would appear they don't want to persue any further repairs. We did however check the cooling fans, the radiator cap, the cylinder head was checked for cracks and the radiator was flow ...
2003 Ford F-150 XL 4.2L Hesitation, Misfire, BACKFIRE VIN: 1FTRX17213
coil pack replacement fixed the slight miss/backfire under load. it was firing but was weak. thanks [...] everyone for the help. Trouble codes: P3001 (misfire cylinder 1).
2004 Ford Freestar SE 3.9L no cold air VIN: 2FMZA51614
thank you very much for everyone answer. this freestar is fixed. the problem is compressor. put new oem in. take care the problem and no other problem is found. pressure is good and temp inside is good too. thank you very much for the time .
2005 Ford E-250 4.6L Surge VIN: 1FTNS24W05
hello all Techs, thank you for the help.Majority said it needs reprogamming so I sent it to the dealer. thanks again Rick Trouble codes: P061B (internal control module torque calculation), P2106 (throttle actuator control system ----forced limited power).
2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 1FTWW31545
after some podering on this I finally decided to quit chasing the electrical and look for something mechanical. the car was backfiring so bad the first thing I looked at was the intake when I pulled it off the whole bottom was blown off. after a new intake the...
2001 GMC Sierra 3500 SL 6.6L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1GTJK39121
replaced all injectors, no more white smoke at idle
2000 Infiniti I30 3.0L Dash Lights VIN: JNKCA31AYT
Thanks for the replies,had to replace circuit board due to ballast was bad and only would lite half the bulb.Thanks again for the info.
2003 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJDA14C03
Malcom had the ultimate answer to my info problem;Google it,DUH!Be careful though.The site he found had definitions for these code #s but they were incorrect for this car.Steve and Robert nailed it.I did a search with the IE7 toolbar and found a site with accu... Trouble codes: P0460 (Fuel level sensor circut), P1642 (Unknown), P1111 (Unknown).
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1J4GW48S74
You guys are the best. I replaced the governor pressure sensor and scanner pressure showed 0 psi at idle and went up as you drive. Shifted through all the gears like butter. Once again thanks for all the speedy responces. Eric
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L Unknown VIN: 1J4GW48S34
this thing is fixed. thanks to all who replied. you guys were right. it was tight, but manageable. actually, it was pretty straight forward. timed the ring gear to the pinion before removal and got it out by using a large punch and my air chisel on the other e...
2002 Mazda Protege5 2.0L Misfire, p0300 VIN: JM1BJ24622
replacing both coils did the trick, just for your info, dealer wanted $140 per coil, napa could special order coils for $16.99 each plus shipping worked great. thanks everyone for the help. Trouble codes: P0300.
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L engine VIN: WDBHA28E9S
i'm sorry about the delay, turns out this car acually need's an engine. thanks for everyones help and input!
1998 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L transmission or transfer case VIN: 4JGA54E1WA
I really appreciate the input the six guys gave me and very quickly. First, I want to apoligize for the late closing post but I needed to hear from the customer first. I ended up finding fluid in the trans connector. I checked for fluid at the trans module and...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L windows and seats VIN: WDBJF65FWA
Lots of valuable help. I have seen the rear DCM's give a headache on these. This time it was BOTH front Door Control Modules. eplaced driver's first and got back all functions except the right front window. Right module fixed the rest of the problem. Probably ...
2003 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L instruments VIN: 4M2ZV86K13
Hello all. Well, the overwelming majority of responses I recieved was the cluster was bad. Before the owner brought the vehicle back, they left the key on all night and discharged the battery. They then charged the battery back up and now the cluster works aga...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Mechanical VIN: 1N4AL11D52
Thanks to all who replied. I didnt know this was such a common problem with these motors. The root of the problem was indeed the screw off of the butterfly in the lower intake. Best bet was to take off the upper intake and inspect for missing screws. Special t...
1993 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.8L No Start VIN: 1GHDU06L2P
steve from ohio hit it on the head. icm was not making good contact with mounting plate. allthough that was one of the first things i cleaned. i never check with test light for ground. after further testing found icm not grounded.not sure why but module was no... Trouble codes: 66 (a/c pressure sensor prob.), 67 (cruise switch fault), 68 (cruise command prob), 69 (high pressure switch).
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