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2003 Acura MDX 3.5L No Start VIN: 2HNYD18243
We were in middle of reflashing the computer with J2534 programer when someone triped and pulled plug in the middle of reflash. We now have no communication and no start condition. Is their any way to reestabilsh commuincation with PCM? Scanner reads NO DATA. ...
1993 Audi 90 S 2.8L tach VIN: WAUBJ58C5P
This car came in with tach inop and no down shift or overdrive.Manually down shifts ok ,speedo works ok ,found problem would go away if drivers door was open thus checking wires found if brown/yellow wire is grounded problem is gone wire runs to seat belt warn...
1999 Audi A6 Quattro 2.8L a/c VIN: WAUBA24BXX
well this one has me stumped, all data does not give me very many wiring diagrams to look at, but what happens here is while driving the car the tach drops out the a/c turns off(the blower still blows just not cold) and the oil press light comes on, then out o...
2001 Audi TT Quattro 1.8L Mechanical VIN: TRUWT28N21
where is the oil pressure switch - may be a stupid question but we cannot find it - help !!
1994 BMW 740iL 4.0L doors and windows VIN: WBAGD832RD
i have a bmw 740il that has been here for a month and half. whats happening is the customer will shut off engine and the windows, sunroof and doors close and lock with out a key or fob. the 740il has a dealer installed alarm system w/ two fobs, the car also ha...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Navigation System VIN: WBAGH83401
Good Morning To All You BMW Techs. This car came in after the customers son left the lights on and ran the battery down. Customer got a boost(dont know how it was done though b/c The positive is on the Valve cover and is black, and the negative is unmarked and...
1996 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L rear suspension VIN: 1G4HP52K2T
Customer said when driving car about 50-60 mph car seems to fish tale, I drove the car and confirmed (scary) I checked all suspension components all seem good struts are weak and should be changed but i feel it's not the problem it's like driving a car with a ...
1991 Cadillac Allante 4.5L SDD light VIN: 1G6VR3380M
Hello, I'm tring to turn the SDD light off by bypassing the system through the control panel. I have the sheet from g.m. that says to adjust the BCM override value "Bso8" but i dont know what number to put in for the value .I think someone has changed the orig...
1993 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G6CD53B8P
Vehicle runs fine until the HVAC system is turned on , As soon as the A/C compressor kicks in the idle speed drops and does not recover , the system voltage drops below 11 volts , the vehicles surges and misfires idle motor opens to compensate idle speed and t...
1986 Chevrolet K10 Custom 5.7L 3-4 gear VIN: 2GCEK14C7G
any one can help with this i dont gent into trans too much hope its somthing small, the org blew out the converter seal and it was slipping in 1st gear so i went to j yard and found one that looked like it was redone, pulled it ran good for three months, other...
1986 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hard Start VIN: 1G1FP87F0G
This vehicle wants to start hard when cold and cut out intermitently. Temp and TP sensors check out ok, fuel pressure within specs. After new MAF it ran much better but still hard start. Customer says he smells gas everytime he parks back in the garage. It see...
1990 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L compressor VIN: 1G1YY11JXK
A/C Inop, customer replaced control head, a/c coolant fan switch, pcm. A/c compressor engages when coolant fan pressure switch is disconnected. will not engage when connected, but coolant fan turns on when a/c is requested at control.
1995 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Pilot bushing
Doing a regular old clutch replacement job due to mileage concern, no problems. My question is there does not appear to be a pilot bushing at all in the crank. How can this be? I am ready to install one but dont know how deep to sink it due to the non existenc...
1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCFG25M8V
P0300B..MISSFIRE DETECTED .this vehicle came in with a missfire and white smoke coming out tailpipe gas fumes from unburnt fuel .it is overfueling #8 cyl bad #2and #4 also have a miss detected . o2 sensors stay in rich position .long and short term fuel trim a...
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEK19M2W
truck misses at light load or pulling trailer under light load on #7 and #2 can duplicate it in 2nd gear at about 2000 rpm, all scan tool data is good not running lean or rich as far as i can tell with one cyl missing on each bank, fuel trim is at the most +6.... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1NE52M8X
Vehicle came in for intermittent stall. Checked codes, found P1626 and U1016. Checked battery connections, tested power and grounds at computer and checked connector-ok. Replaced computer per Alldata flow chart. Vehicle seemed fixed. Came back about 2 weeks la... Trouble codes: P1626 (theft deterent fuel enable signal lost), U2001 (invalid ipc transmitted spi data), U2003 (spi data-in high), U2004 (spi data-out low), U2006 (spi clock-out low), U1016 (loss of communication with pcm)
1992 Eagle Summit 2.4L battery VIN: JE3CW50W6N
I have a 94ma draw on the electrical system. Kills battery in about 2 days. Fuse #19 when pulled the draw goes away. From the info I have found the following systems run from this fuse. Clock, Radio, Dome light, Cruise controle unit, Buzzer assy., and automati...
1987 Ford F-150 Custom 5.0L No Start, HARD START VIN: 1FTEF14N0H
First would like to thank all in advance for help on this one! This vehicle is VERY hard to start after a cold soak. When starting the key has to be cycled on and off 5-6 times before the vehicle will start. If this is not done the vehcle must be cranked for s... Trouble codes: 31 (koeo egr evp-ept ckt out of range), 44 (koer thermactor air system not working), 31 (koeo egr evp-ept ckt out of range), 13 (koer cant control rpm during low rpm check), 73 (koer no tps change on throttle snap), 25 (koer no knock signal during self test)
1993 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L No Start VIN: 1FACP52U1P
hi everyone . this taurus have problem with starting problem, after owner driving for a while. it's just cranking without start,it's doesn't happnend all the time. so the owner replace the fuel pump and filter in last week after they took a trip out of town. t...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP6534S
this one has me a little baffled guys but i havnt had alot of time to spend on it. the car was brought in from another shop who did a tune up plugs,wires,air filter, timing belt. and they also replaced the computer with no fix. customer got fed up and brought ...
1999 Ford Contour LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1FAFP6530X
Hi Guys, Got a wierd one here. Am posting this for a friend. Customer complains that vehicle will idle very high, only after a short drive with A/C on. The PCM raises idle about 250 when A/C is turned on, but after a short drive the idle might be as high as 2,... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean code)
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FMZA5148X
Vehicle has come back to me 3 times now. Always the same code. I have cleaned the injectors, tested fuel press., changed fuel filter, checked all vac. lines etc. under hood, removed top of plenum to check EGR orifices/valve . I can't find anything wrong, but t... Trouble codes: P0171 (Lean fuel mix Bank1)
2000 Ford Ranger XL 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10C5Y
retreived trouble code p1401. upon opening hood found open signal wire at dpfe sensor connector. repaired wire, cleared codes, code p1401 returned. found 5v reference at both signal return wire and reference wire. verified ground was good. disconnected ecm and... Trouble codes: P1401 (high signal voltage for dpfe)
2001 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMCU7OE91
already checked for vacuum leaks, new wires and plugs, new isc. dies under deceleration. \any ideas??
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L suspension steering VIN: 1FMCU04161
This vehicle has a lot of noises which we fixed only one left is a noise when turning and going over bumps that sounds like strut bearings, or seizing front end parts, won't do it in shop has to be moving forward and steering from side to side or going over ro...
1995 Geo Metro 1.3L Heater Core VIN: 2C1MR5297S
This customer brought in her car about 18 months ago. She had just recently purchased the car. She was told when she bought the car that it needed a heater core. The heater core had been disconnected and by-passed. So I replaced the heater core. Before i put t...
1996 GMC C3500 Sierra SL 5.7L Stall VIN: 1GDJC34R5T
this is a dual tank system, rear tank being auxilary, front is main. i will give a brief explination of how this dual tank system works. fuel pump module located just in front of main tank controls transfer pump(located on frame between tanks) operation, when ...
1996 GMC C1500 Sierra SL 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEC14WXT
At present the issue is bank 1. Looking at mastertec waveform bank 2 is swinging fine- tho has had issues in the past. When a new AC Delco sensor is installed it also looks fine, but 100+ miles & it looks crappy again like something is killing the sensor/s ? W... Trouble codes: P1133 (Bank 1 O2 sensor insufficient switching), P1153 (Bank 2 O2 sensor insufficient switching)
1994 Honda Civic DX 1.5L starting VIN: 2HGEG2122R
On a rainy day, the car would not start in the morning, the engine crank but no start,(he told me after that he smells gas, mabye because it gets flooded),after they push it and put in on gear it would start.once it starts in the morning it's fine the whole da...
1998 Honda Prelude Type SH 2.2L hard to shift gears VIN: JHMBB6156W
Thans in advance. Clutch is hard to shift while driving and sometimes engine must be shut off to shitf 1st gear at stops. But also the ATTS and CHECK ENGINE light is on, pulled codes an has 43-1 and 42-1, customer said lights came on at the same time when clut...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L windows, locks and dome lites VIN: 5FNRL186X3
Good afternoon everyone I have just received an 03 Odyssey from a local body shop. It came in because only the drivers window would work. After checking it over I found that the drivers switch will roll down the drivers window only and the passenger switch wil...
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1J4GW48S43
The Jeep came in on a tow truck cause it died on the road. When it arrived, it would crank and not start. After sitting for an hour or so, it started. It ran for a few minutes and died. It would start right back up and run for a few minutes and die. I had a fu...
2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L intermittent oil pre VIN: 1J4GW48S84
i have a jeep from a used car lot that loses oil pressure intermittently (at the gauge) when hot. the customer replaced the pressure switch with an after market switch but it didnt change anything. when he dropped it off i disconnected the pressure switch but ...
1997 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L abs module I guess VIN: SALPV1442V
Hello all' this is a very close friends truck and I dont do alot of land rover. His brake pedal is very spongy and at times wont stop the truck before it hits bottom. I have abs,trac control and red brake lite on. Does anyone know if there is a manual code pul...
1991 Mazda Miata 1.6L window regulator VIN: JM1NA3516M
Ok Guys, I got myself another one. This Miata has a driver side window inoperative. I found the motor had the cables all balled up around the plastic motor spool. I called the dealer and a assembly was not available. I purchased a used unit (motor and all) use...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Lack of power VIN: 1YVGF22C9W
This vehicle has a lakc of power problem. Dies on customer, Rough idle. Plugs, wires, and MAF are new. Checked for vacuum leaks and found nothing. Compression is 135 psi average across all 4 holes. timing chain looks to be tight and cam sprocket doesn't have a...
2005 Mazda Tribute S 3.0L engine VIN: 4F2YZ92135
This 1 is making me chew of my nails.this engine has a constant #5 only cylinder misfire.( power balance monitor testing on mazda/ford scan system)note not heard for first1- 2mins when cold but then is constant at every 1- 6 sec.Which you can hear misfiring th...
1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L electric windows VIN: 1070441202
Hi Techs, thanks in advance for any info and help. Looking for the electric window wireing diagrams. Anyone out ther that can help? our e-mail is [...]. thanks again chuck giordano-tech @ jim's
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML430 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB72E0X
hi mb tech this car came in with mil on code p0442 after replacing gas cap and reset the light test drire and after 40 miles light came back on , change gas tank pressure sensor with no result ,any suggestion? tank you Trouble codes: P0442 (minor leakage in purge systemminor- micro leakage)
2000 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L cooling fan VIN: WDBHA29G8Y
Hi MB techs & Fellows ! It's a nightmare MB month for us. This car came in last week with A/C compressore is not kick on.So we replace 2 switches above & recharge system to spec. Every thing seems to work well until customer call back & says : Since you guys f...
2000 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L No Start, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1MEFM55S5Y
I have this very difficult sable that has an intermitted problem. Ive been able to duplicate problem only at cruise with tps sensor around 1.5 volts and steady. Fuel pressure reading at the pressure sensor drops slowly in pressure until it zeroes out, if you p... Trouble codes: P1235
2001 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L timing belt VIN: 4A3AA46HO1
the customer was giving this car to his son so he wanted it checked over and whatever it needed he wanted fixed. didn't find anything really wrong with the car so we decided on some preventive maintenance(related repair history below). everything went well and...
2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS 2.4L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4A3AC44G43
Here's the deal with this car. After it sits for a while, it starts just fine, back out of the parking spot, things are going good. However, when you shift to drive, and give the car gas to take off, it misses. After that it is just fine. It may miss intermitt... Trouble codes: P0302
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L No Start VIN: 1N4AL11D32
completted a head gasket job. have no fire on #1,#2,#3 and #4 fires normally, Have switched coils and new cmp and cnk sensors still same symtoms. Injectors are firing. Thanks for all the help. shane
1996 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L fuel gauge VIN: 1G3HN52KXT
This is a good one for G.M techs.sorry its a long one. we had this car come in for a leak in the fuel tank area and thought we would change the send unit because the lines very rusty. After filling up car gauge would only read 1/4 tank and stick there. gauge ...
1965 Pontiac GTO 389CID steering wheel removal VIN: 237675K101
Hey guys, I hope someone can help me. I'm trying to replace horn button but I have no idea how to get the steering wheel button off. I tried pushing in and turning, prying it off with excessive force which is difficult without damaging anything( showroom condi...
1999 Porsche Boxster 2.5L Soft Top VIN: WPOCA2983W
Porsche Techs I really need some help on this one.This boxter came in with a complaint of the top not functioning. I got my repair order and went to the vehicle to find the top working fine. I opened and closed top many times and it worked great.At this point ...
1998 Saturn SC1 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G8ZE1287W
Thanks for reading this post. This saturn came in with the engine melted down. We installed a salvage engine it runs well but i keep getting a code po241 cmp sensor out of range My solus has no troubleshooter for this code. And i am at a loss. Trouble codes: P0341
2004 Saturn Vue Red Line 2.2L No Start VIN: 5GZCZ23D34
scanned ecu--no codes but scan data shows 8.9 battery volts-checked voltages and grounds(voltage drop and ohms) --am I missing something? otherwise thinking ecu bad---what genius at Saturn engineering thought that mounting an ecu on the intake manifold is a go...
2000 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5L clutch VIN: 4S3BH6861Y
Hello, I have a 2000 Suburu Lagacy Outback Limited Wagon. This car came in 12,000 miles ago (about a year) for a tranmission clutch replacement. I installed a new clutch, pressure plate, flywheel, throw-out bearing, pilot bearing, and slave cylinder. Installat...
1997 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.4L Misfire VIN: 4TANL42N2V
This vehicle has a misfire/poor idle for a very short amount of time on a dead cold start, starts and runs fine afterwards. Had codes stored, but was unable to duplicate after clearing the codes, nor do the misfire monitors indicate misfiring. I looked for a c... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire detected), P0302 (Cyl 2 Misfire), P0303
1999 Toyota Celica GT 2.2L Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: ZZT231-000
Dear fellow techs, car came into the shop with a complaint of hesitation on acceleration and MIL is coming on high speed. I checked fuel pressure, spark pulgs are new (oem). the fuel filter is in the fuel tank and it's clean. Any help will be greatly apreciat... Trouble codes: P0171, P1692 (vvtl-iocv1 open malfunction)
1998 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVWPD63B1W
I have a re-accuring EVAP code po455 large evap leak,vehicle has been smoked twice since VW cap was replaced,no leaks found,i also have re-accuring po1136/1138 long term trim lean both banks.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLX 2.8L Blower Motor VIN: 3VWTE29M9Y
We have a 2000 Jetta that came in with climatronic control. The fan is stuck in the high position. We checked for codes and found a code for the ambient temp sensor & we replaced that sensor. We have a 1273 code for the blower motor V2. We have replaced the cl...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L motor VIN: 3VWSD69M81
good afternoon gentlemen,i don't have the alldata disc for this car and have not done a motor on one yet.does the motor come out the top?bottom?as a unit with the trans?anything else i need to know?thanks in advance.D.W.
1989 Volvo 760 2.3L Ignition tumbler VIN: YV1GA8752K
Who remembers how to replace the ignition tumbler on this model? It has no tumbler clip hole accessible from the key side. Been a while since the last one I replaced. My manuals & Alldata have no info.
1992 Volvo 940 T 2.3L Fan VIN: YV1JS8700N
Engine overheats in the bay. Cooling fan doesn't come on. I found the relay for the cooling fan behind the LH headlight. Applied power to the cooling fan motor and it comes on. I can't find the cooling fan switch. My alldata says its in the lower radiator hose...
2000 Volvo S40 1.9L cruise control VIN: YV1VS2554Y
Customer states that when using cruise control on long trips the car will continue to accelerate and not maintain speed. Car will continue to speed up even when all attempts to cancel cruise (brake application, turn system off, ext) has been tried. After shutt...

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1999 Audi A4 1.8L oil pressure VIN: WAUGB28D1X
First of all thank you to everyone for taking the time to help me. As many of you stated the problem was in the crank main bearings. We dropped the oil pan again and removed one of the bearings to "plasti-gage" it and found it was completely shot we did not ...
2000 Buick Regal LS 3.8L dome lites VIN: 1GT1HFGSKO
trace problem to shorted relay inside bcm, however customer did not want to buy the 300 plus dallar part so what i did was jump the two in and out solid orange wires. and called a day,only fall back was vehicle no longer had theater dimming cause that was on a...
2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G4HP52K34
Wow! everyone had great ideas. I have verified that both the purge valve and the vent valve are operating correctly (right now anyways). I took most of your advice and changed the fuel cap - less than 20 bucks. If it comes back, I'll keep you posted. Thank... Trouble codes: P0442.
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Guages VIN: 1G6KY5498W
Thanks for all the replies. After chasing every possible leads. We started eliminating possible sources, we removed the suspension control module & condition with gauges went away. Then while reinstalling module the fuse blew for frt suspension. After further ...
2002 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L convertor VIN: 1G6KD54Y82
Thanks for all the suggestions, some were quite astute and had value. Unfortunatly, the customer had become impatient with our attempts to isolate the problem and has taken the car away, along with a refund for a torque convertor and control solenoid. No matt...
1988 Chevrolet Camaro 2.8L Blows coil VIN: 1G1FP21SOJ
Several of you hit the nail on the head. The tach wire had a worn spot were it went through the fire wall and was shorting out. Thanks for all the help.
1998 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L won't slow down VIN: 1GCCS19X6W
To sum up this vehicles problems it turned out that it has transmission problems causing it to do what it was,I checked for vacuum leaks none found also changed out the EGR valve & that didn't help.the last thing done was to update the VCM with the latest upda...
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 5.3L Ring Gear VIN: 3GNEK13593
Well he dos not want to fix this the right way he wants to sell it going to put some new bolts in it and off he goos not how i would have like that one to go it would have been a nice swap and a set of cosom axl was as esy as calling strang or summit o w...
1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L Hesitation, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B7HF16Z7T
I have checked the intake manifold for leaks as well as the lower section in the galley. no leaks. The vehicle has new wires, plugs etc and the wires have been rerouted. There are no flash updates that I could find for the 5.9 regarding this problem. My o2... Trouble codes: P0171, P0172.
1999 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L wipers VIN: 1B4GP44G9X
Thanks to all who replied, just after i wrote the help request the wipers started running by themselves, (that normally never happens!) Anyhow the Bcm is turning the wipers on along with the dash going blank and the gauges freaking out, the customer failed to ...
1955 Ford T-Bird 312CID Electric windows VIN: P5FH134121
This old Bird is on the road again! Thanks to Denny and all the others that replied with offers to help. We didn't end up needing a wiring diagram as much of the help we received was very specific as to color coding ( hard to tell with some of the wiring) and ...
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTJW36F5S
1997 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L drive line VIN: 1FMDU34E1V
well it is fixed i installed some bushings we made on a lathe and press fit in case halves found updated shift fork reassembled and test drove every thing was ok thank you to all that replied
1999 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L no start VIN: 2FMZA5141X
I was chasing a ghost symtems kept changing. When acting up fuses 9 & 16 would blow. Felt i had an instrument cluster issue but could't condemn. Decided to pull dash to check harness completely. When I went to pull factory radio found plug poorly taped and rea...
2000 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon Custom 7.3L Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FDSS34FDY
Hello and thanks to all that responded, all were professional, educational and helpful. The fix was to replace the on the rail fuel pump. On my test drive after installing the new fuel pump the fuel pressure diddn't fall below 53 psi under any driving conditi...
2003 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L Cuts out VIN: 1FMZU73K03
We had to send the car to the dealer We islolated the problem to the four wheel drive unit,it was tring to go into four wheel drive and makeing you think it was a complete engine miss or cut out. Thank you for all your help and hopr to hear from you again
2003 GMC Envoy SLT 4.2L Mode Door Motor VIN: 1GKDS13S23
Well ladies and gentlemen... once again i was burned by assumption. Having never seen this problem before, I assumed that when both vehicles exhibited the same symptoms following a simple battery switch, that i had some type of calibration error rather than a ...
2005 GMC Yukon Denali 6.0L ride control VIN: 1GKFF66U65
yes. thank very much for the information. i replace the whole compressor , it take care the ride control . thank very much . this site is really help when no place to turn. thank you again
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GL 2.4L Electronic VIN: KM8SB82B31
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: KM8SC73D83
Thanks to the 4 of you that helped out on this one. I used a bosch sensor the first time and found they don't work on these cars. Went for an O.E sensor and she is working good. would have closed this sooner but, wanted to make extra sure. Tahnks again guys, g... Trouble codes: P0160.
2001 Infiniti I30 3.0L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNCA31A51T
1998 Jaguar XK8 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: SAJGX2247W
Seems as thought there was a recall on the electronic throttle body and the customer states following the dealer replacing that component the car is fine. Trouble codes: P1226 (Jaguars Desc. Control Sleeve Sensor Malfunction/ Alldatas Desc. Mechanical gaurd circuit range/perf.), P1227 (Jaguars Desc. Wastegate Failed Closed over pressure Alldatas Desc. Mechanical gaurd circ. low input).
2001 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FF58S41
Thanks for all the help. I unpluged the cranksensor and that allowed me to gain access into the computer system. Replaced the crankchaft sensor and the vehical run and preformed perfectly. The 5v singal had shoted to ground scrambling the rest of everthig ele...
2002 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L air suspension VIN: SALMB11453
2002 Lexus IS300 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JTHBD19222
Hi guys , yes it's fixed ,thanks for all your time .the new original air box solved the lean broblem and new cats for cat effic code .we even ran the car with no k&n air filter(round one that was installed ) but left the tube that goes to the throttle body and... Trouble codes: P0420 (catt efficiency b1).
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 4.3L fluid VIN: WDBLJ70GOX
Learned a lot on this one.Thank you to the three members that responded.Dexron III was used on these as on many other vehicles.As of 9-97,which is where this BMW type trans. fits in,BMW went to lifetime fill MTF-LT-1 fluid.They are now seeming to be up to LT-2...
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 3.2L convertible top VIN: WDBLK65GX3
We send the car to the local dealer .They charge us 1 hr=$108 and ask us to pick up the car they don't even want to mess with it.The code they got is the same as our B1000 overrollbar control module defective.Now our last question is there any overrollbar modu...
2001 Mercury Sable LS Premium 3.0L alarm VIN: 1MEFM55S41
Thank you Jim and Nick for you quick replies. I understand now. I disconected the conector to the trunk lock cylinder and the data changed to not punched. I just did not understand what punched ment and was looking at the latch instead of the cylinder. I have...
1999 Oldsmobile 88 Royale 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G3HN52K7X
Thanks for the replies, turned out a small leak coolant leak inside the intake manifold was the fault. Customer didn't want to fix the problem, however when cooling system was presure up the plastic intake started to give and coolant would come out the thrott... Trouble codes: 0300 (misfire).
1991 Pontiac Sunbird LE 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2JB54K7M
THANKS TO ALLLLLLLL 1 of you who replied, I tested all the basics before asking for help and was unable to pinpoint due to the intermittant nature of this failure but where the engine harness runs over the bracket at right side blower motor, the bracket is squ...
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L power steering pump
thanks for the back-up guys...with more proof went over there(while he was at work today)and threw another pump on it and problem solved...thanks again
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L tachometer VIN: 1G2WJ52J2Y
the first reply was good and i liked it because it gave me a very detailed set of instructions to follow. the problem was that i was getting no signal from any thing but i think i was getting voltage from the cluster. i liked the second post because it gave a ...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L No Start, Stall VIN: 1G2NF52E72
Thanks for all the replies and thanks to michel for hitting the nail on the head. I checked the bcm for powers and grounds and was missing a power on the ipc fuse on the drivers fuse box. I checked the fuse again and it still wasnt blown. I checked purple wire... Trouble codes: U1064 (Loss of bcmvtd data), P1626 (Theft system enable lost).
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Electronic VIN: 1G2WK52JX2
We had to give up on this one. The customer needed the vehicle every day. Would come buy for a few minutes when she had time and haven't seen or heard from her in days. Thanks for all the help.
1996 Toyota Corolla 1.6L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2T1BA02E4T
Looks like we have this one fixed. Thanks to all who helped. having checked and rechecked all the basics, found that the filter for MAP sensor clogged. Replace filter and test drive. Cust has had acar back now 10 days and still no light. Thanks again all. Stua... Trouble codes: P0401 (egr low flow).
2000 Volkswagen Jetta TDI 1.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: WVW2TDI0CO
Car is fixed.Was not vehicle problem but scan tool software mis defining code.Said it was a shift solenoid e when in fact it was a glow plug circuit code.Funny I had anothe jetta tdi in today and it threw a glowplug code same scan tool.,go figure.So I conclude...
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