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1996 Audi A6 2.8L electric windows VIN: WAUGA84AXT
Hello Audi techs!!! I got a good one for you all...This A6 came to the shop with an electrical problem that was draining the battery overnight and the sunroof was working intermittently. Upon inspection, we found a .86Amp draw at the central locking/lighting c...
2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L wrong ecm VIN: WAUED64B21
thanks for any help in advance. i had to replace the engine control module in the customer's 2001 audi a6 quattro with a 2.7 turbo and manual transmission about 6 months ago. the control module part number installed and that was in the car matched (4b0-997-551...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L Unknown VIN: WBAGH834X1
Front suspension Squeaks like mad. Driving the customer crazy. There is basically 2 lower arms with bushings and it looks like one would have to be replaced with the arm and the other would have a replaceable bushing (other looks like it could be the strut for...
2006 BMW 330i 3.0L engine VIN: WBAVB33556
Hello BM guru i'm in trouble here! my custommer have 2 e90. one is a 325xi that was not cranking. when i scan it with my X431, i have code in car acces module for terminal 15...other module where inaccesible. the other one is a 330i. we decided to make a swap ...
1998 Buick Regal LS 3.8L steering wheel VIN: 2G4WB52K4W
Hi Techs, I need to put an ignition switch in this car because of no low blower speeds and I have already replaced the burnt blower resistor. We do not have Info. on how to remove the steering wheel. I have the air bag disconnected properly and there are 2 scr...
1995 Cadillac Fleetwood 5.7L Traction Control VIN: 1G6DW52P6S
Vehicle originally came in with intermittent traction control lamp on. Customer stated only happened in wet weather. Scanned system and came up with code 65 indicating cable adjuster circuit malfunction. Testing of wiring and cable adjuster revealed very errat...
1995 Cadillac Eldorado 4.6L MIL off KOEO VIN: 1G6EL12Y9S
During the inspection we notice that the MIL will come on as soon as we disconnect any sensor with KOEO . The dash is digital/Analog , and we were able to read codes when we ran the auto diagnostic mode . There's no codes related with instrument panel . If som...
1994 Chevrolet Cavalier RS 2.2L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G1JC5444R
Thank you in advance for taking the time to read my help request. Customer brought vehicle into shop because he overheated it and said it has been running poorly since. Customer cooked engine and only repair was to replace engine. Replaced engine with new long...
1995 Chevrolet C1500 4.3L compressor VIN: 1GCEC14Z4S
well this problem started out as i would drive the vehicle and when would downshift to come to a stop ac clutch would kick in and out very rapidly well i check the pressures they were high suspected ac clutch replaced ac comp accumuator well while trying to lo...
1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Intake gaskets VIN: 2G1WW12M3X
Customer has gotten coolant temp in the red zone a few times, he did not keep driving, he would pull over and let engine cool. I put 1.5 gallons of water in it. Ran, has no compression in cooling system. Pressure tested, intake gaskets show signs of leakage, b...
1999 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 3GNFK16R9X
thanks in advance for all the help. this vehicle came to me with the complaint of poor runing. the engine has been replaced in the last year with crate motor. found p0300 and obvious misfire, performed tune but vehicle still rus poorly between 3000 and 4000 rp... Trouble codes: P0300
1999 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L Hesitation VIN: 1GCBGO5W3X
A week ago this van came in for an intermittant hesitation on accel. Found MIL on(not a complaint). Had a bunch of sensor codes. All O2s, fuel level, MAF, maybe others (possibly were disconnected for diagnosis?). Test drove, could not verify hesitation and PID... Trouble codes: P0463 (Fuel level), P0101 (maf)
2000 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L engine cradl VIN: 1GNEL19W5Y
I have a all wheel drive Astro van with a damaged engine cradle, from an accident. Has any one ever replaced just the cradle and can give me some imformation on the time it took and procedure used. Book time says 15.5 hours which seems a little on the short si...
1994 Chrysler LHS 3.5L instrument cluster gages VIN: 2C3ED56FXR
good afternoon fellow technicians! i need some chrysler help. i'm not sure where to go on this one. the gages and gear lever position lights on instrument cluster are not functioning 95 % of the time. they do occasionally work. when they are inoperative the ai...
1996 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1C3EJ56H8T
I get the P0300 code when on freeway going 62 mph,or in park holding the throtle at 2300rpm. The cam and crank stays in sync always. The advance stays at 24 deg. I have good fuel pressure, vaccum stays steady at 19. I cannot feel a miss, car does not stumble. ... Trouble codes: P0300 (Multiple Missfire)
2004 Chrysler Concorde LXi 3.5L Starting circuit VIN: 2C3HD36M94
The problem is very intermittant. Turn key to start and nothing. If the key is held to start for two seconds the starter cranks. Does the PCM have the ground for the relay through the tan wire? Can the tan wire be grounded and the starter will work? The starte...
2004 Chrysler Sebring 2.7L No Start, No crank VIN: 1C3EL45R94
Ok, I have this sebring here that I drove to my shop. I went to look at it in the morning on the way to work and of course, it started up just fine. Once I got the car down here the car would not start. I traced the problem down to the starter relay not being ...
1985 Dodge B350 5.9L compressor VIN: 2B5WB31W8F
this is a mexico bound friday 13 of july--it is mission van with original miles--i replaced compressor and lines had much rust etc--cleaned as much as possible and installed new inline suction filter--charged to factory fill of 4 lbs-- no cool--pulled gas took...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R4T
Came in as no start, no crank after intermittant dying issue that they could not fix with above items. No mention of CEL at this time. Replaced dead battery to fix no crank. Engine had no spark on cranking until it eventually fired and died, ran very poorly li... Trouble codes: P0351
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L AC Heater Control Unit VIN: 1B4GP44R8V
Hello All, This van came into the shop with the recirc and AC led's flashing simotaniously. Tried the calibration procedure from mitchell and no change. Cannot seem to retrieve any trouble codes from unit. Not very familiar with this system, any help would br...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L Instrument Cluster VIN: 2B4GP4439Y
Vehicle came in with a complaint of engine stalling and check engine light on, Also stated that cluster is inop with nothing working. Check codes found P0500 No Vehicle Speed Sensor Signal and P1698 No CCD Messages From TCM. Check basics found gauge #2 fuse bl...
2002 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L No Start VIN: 2B3HD46R62
hi i have a 02 dodge intrepid giving me fits car is no start had 0 fuel pressure and power at pump put in new fuel pump pressure good now car still not starting no spark has coil on plug ignition hooked up scan tool notice while cranking engine that cam sensor... Trouble codes: P0700
2003 Dodge Durango Sport 4.7L air doors VIN: 1D4H548N93
Hello to all. Hope everyone is dealing with the heat wave. I have this 03 Durango at the shop with customer complaint of no A/C. Go figure this time of year. Anyway. There is little to no A/C in front out of dash, but Realy nice cold air out of the rear unit. ...
1990 Ford Bronco Custom 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FMEU15N7L
well guys this one is driving me insaine. replaced all of the items listed above, started truck up broke cam in ran strong sounded good but the thing had a pretty hard time idleing. so reset timeing 10 btdc ran better took for test drive and check engine light... Trouble codes: 12 (unable to control idle at low rpms), 41 (hego not switching allways lean)
1994 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMEU15H4R
truck was towed in with a no start condition, we have tested the coil and module --checked ok-- we disconnected spout to see if it would start but still nothing--any ideas will help and thanks in advance for all your help
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FTHX26F9V
We towed this truck into the shop as a no start, customer explained he was going down the road and the vehicle acted like it was running out of fuel but said he had just filled the tank, fuel gauge shows between 3/4 and full. The customer said when he shut the... Trouble codes: 1280 (ICP Circuit Out of Range Low), 1283 (IPR Circuit Fault)
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L No Start VIN: 1FAFP6538W
We just installed a new head on this engine. It was towed in to us with an upper idler pulley broken and it needed a timing belt. We removed the cylinder head and replaced it with a new one. ( number 4 cylinder had a bent intake valve) After installing the bel...
1998 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FAFP54N0W
Taurus came in w/code P0401. Great, we replaced the DPFE sensor and cleared the codes. Test drove with no probs or concerns. Cust came back with 1 hose off the DPFE, reattached and released. Came back 2 weeks later with P0401. Dpfe voltage sitting at 1.06 volt... Trouble codes: P0401 (low egr flow)
2002 Ford F-150 XL 4.6L speedometer VIN: 1FTRF17W22
Thanks in advance for any advice! This F150 came in with transmission slipping badly on initial acceleration and bucking and jerking going into overdrive. The speedometer was accurate. We pulled the trans pan and found excessive debris in pan, fluid burnt. The...
2003 Ford Windstar LX 3.8L brake/abs lamp VIN: 2FMZA51473
HELP!!! This 1 got the better of me. The brake light & ABS light will pop on at the same time when braking for no apparent reason, (hard braking/light braking) Might stay off for 2 or 3 days. might come on 2 or 3 times a day. Will reset when you turn off the i...
2004 Ford F-150 STX 4.6L right bank VIN: 1FTRF12W34
truck came in w/noise from front cover area. upon inspection found right timing chain slack. replaced chain and tensioner but now has no oil coming up to cam & followers (on right side only) also timing chain is still slack. i have good oil pressure acording t...
2001 Geo tracker 2.5L trans VIN: 2CNBJ73482
We pulled the trans on this geo tracker to replace the rear main seal. Now it will not shift out of first gear till 4000 rpm. After it go's to second it will shift on up and down correctly I have a speed sensor low voltage code as well that i was not there bef...
1995 GMC Sonoma SLE 4.3L Misfire VIN: 1GTDT19Z8S
truck runs good cold. after warms up it has a slight hesitation and feels like a miss at idle. unable to find anything wrong with it. can anyone give me a good starting point. also after been driven about 20-30 miles it is difficult to put into gear. almost li...
1995 GMC K3500 Sierra SL 6.5L Stall VIN: 1GTHK39F0S
I have a wierd one here. This all started due to excessive black smoke due to the boost system not working. I cured all the problems there and now I have a problem with this thing wanting to stall under hard acceleration.It starts doing this after you drive un... Trouble codes: 62 (low boost pressure current code), 58 (TFT sensor circuit low history code), 73 (pressure control solenoid circuitcurrent error history code), 74 (trans input speed sensor circuit history code), 85 (undefined ratio error history code), 86 (low ratio error history code)
1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L Hesitation, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2HGEH2358N
sometimes when i go to start the car i will either spin over or start and kill,im suspecting cam signal a man i work with said that i should put a ground wire from the plennum to the cylinder head,i havent tried it yet any other advice would be greatly appreci...
1996 Honda Accord EX 2.7L Interior VIN: 1HGCE6678T
when you turn the head lamps on the doors will lock. what is going on here? i've read a few door lock actuator for the drivers door fixing locks that continue to lock but this is different. before i go throwing parts at it i would like some inside info. have y...
1999 Honda Civic EX 1.6L all key off functions VIN: 2HGEJ8542X
Customer sez radio failed slowly
1999 Hyundai Elantra GL 2.0L Stall VIN: KMHJF25F6X
(QUITS WHEN HOT) After about 5 minutes it will restart and run for about 5 minutes then quit again something is getting hot somewhere. Have replaced all the related relays checked all grounds,have checked everything we know to ckeck. when the car quits there i...
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7237Y
Hey guys hoping someone ran across this . When the kia gets hot, been in the high 90s low 100s around here, it will start holding back and losing power, it will also start dieing when sitting at an idle. not all the time mind you. I drove this yesterday and it... Trouble codes: P0171, P0440
2002 Lexus ES300 3.0L Electronic VIN: JTHBF30G33
Finally the vehicle started and now the AC compressor doesnot come on at all, tried diffrent ways, cannot find the relay to compressor. Checked Fixed Data NO info there. Please HELP. Thanks in advance.
1990 Mazda B2200 2.2L drive shaft VIN: JM2UF3138L
We have an american made mazda truck (2wd). We need a drive shaft for it all the ones that we order from both after market and dealers come in 1 inch too long. We have been told that we need to get a drive shaft from an american dealer / supplier . The drive s...
2002 Mazda Tribute ES 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4F2YU08102
Checked and cleared codes, first code was p0455. (small leak) code returned, smoke tested system, found leak at solenoid valve on charcoal canister. Replaced. code returned. Ran leak test with Mazda WDS and failed, but could not activate purge solenoid to clos... Trouble codes: P0457
1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 4.5L No Start VIN: 1070241200
I have no power to the fuel pump I checked the power wire off the battery, I can not find fuel pump relay and have a very poor wiring diagram.Can anybody point me to the Fuel pump relay? Thanks Ron
1977 Mercedes-Benz 240D 2.3L injector pump VIN: 1231231201
Hi, Once again I need some help! Im rebuilding a 1977 240 diesel, and need to know how to set the injector pump and camshaft timing. Aldata and shopkey are no help! if anybody could explain it, or point me in the right direction on information would be greatly...
1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3 2.3L vacuum diagram VIN: 1234567123
One of my fellow coworkers bought this car as a basket case, all parts of engine were in trunk. He now needs a vacuum diagram he is not sure of proper routing. If anyone could e-mail me a diagram or explain the proper routing i would greatly appriciate it. Tha...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBEA90D5K
Greetings Techs, I am working on an '89 300TE that has developed a poor run condition. Every once in a while it runs OK, but that is very sporadic. It can take up to 5 or 6 tries to get started and may need to warm some to drive away. It appears to not have fu...
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L all gears VIN: WDBJF65H4X
found no problem with clutches.found some oil in transmission conrol unit.cleaned seem ok after reair.looses all forward & reverse gears after driveing 5 miles.or after operating temp reached.turn enine off wait 1 minute restart & all gears are back & transmis...
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4JGAB54EX1
Hey gang, I got this ML with a check engine light on and a code p0306. When it came in I had a dead skip #6, had spark but no injector pulse. After clearing codes the injector pulse comes back, and the engine runs fine at idle and will reset the code only afte... Trouble codes: P0306 (misfire 6 cyl)
2000 Mercury Mountaineer 4.0L Stuck in 4WD low VIN: 4M2DU76E7Y
Greetings all. This Mountaineer is stuck in 4WD low and the 4WD indicator lights are off when the 4WD switch is turned to "Auto". The 4WD "High" light will come on when switched to high. But when it is switched to 4WD "Low" the light continues indicating 4WD "...
1998 Mitsubishi Mirage DE 1.5L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: JA3AY11A3W
this car have a misfire we check fuel pressure and its good also all inyectors are droping the same. the compression it more than enough at 225 psi. in the scan tool all parameters are ok exept the map reading 5 in hg. we put a vacuum gauge an confirm thats th...
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L Hesitation, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D3Y
car came in with o2 codes and misfire #3.repaired misfire and cleared codes.car was driven approx 2k miles.came back with p0171 and p0174.checked for leaks and replaced front o2 sensors.car came back in 1200 miles with lean codes.we checked all sensors and cou... Trouble codes: P0171 (bank 1 system to lean rt bank), P0303 (misfire 3), P1320 (ignition signal), P0133 (rt front o2 response time), P0153 (left front o2 response time), P0174 (fuel system lean left bank)
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1N4AL11D15
This car came in running, but having a really erractic idle. We had a too many codes to shake a stick at. One of the first codes was a battery back up code p1065 ECM back up circuit. After checking that code out, it has not reset. We have checked all powers an... Trouble codes: P0113 (ect sensor circuit), P0113 (ect sensor circuit), P0123 (tp sensor circuit), P0223 (tp sensor), P0217 (tp sensor circuit), P2138
2000 Oldsmobile Alero GX 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G3NK52T6Y
customer complant was idle surge and stall intermittant,when motor would idle it was rough.Replaced pcm , that fixed the idle surge but still it idles rough . Has good fuel pressure.Scooped ignition and injectors looked good.Doesn't show any misfires. Its more...
1996 Pontiac Firebird Formula 5.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G2FV22P1T
Please note: The odometer on the vehicle reads 42,000 miles but Iím not sure its true. The condition of most things on this vehicle are below average for that mileage. It may be more like 142,000 miles. I installed a Timing chain, camshaft and lifters in a 19... Trouble codes: P0336, P0335
1997 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2.4L theft VIN: 1G2NW12T2V
car came in on wrecker, key froze in lock cyl. determined it needed a new ignition lock cyl. ordered new cyl from gm with new key. drilled out old cyl, installed new cyl and mechanical part working as it should, the problem is the theft system. car will start ...
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L Poor Idle Quality, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 191F257091
hey guys this one is got me stuck. the 02 sensor is staying around 600 to 900 mv. fuel pressure is with in spec checked for vac. leaks none found. 02 checked out ok with vantage pro. i am out of ideas. thanks to all. Trouble codes: P0172
1979 Porsche 911 SC 3.0L Turn signals VIN: 911A013086
We have no turn signals. Technician stated that he has seen them come on a few times very dimly. We are unable to continue diagnosis w/o wire diagrams or component locator. We would try a signal relay but are uncertain of it's location. Your help is appreciate...
1996 Subaru Legacy GT 2.5L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BG6869T
This one has been a little hard. the customer got themselves into a rather large puddle. there was water inside the vehicle. as of now the only problem remaining is a intermittent cyl 3 misfire. when the problem comes up it starts dumping fuel out the tailpipe... Trouble codes: 303 (cyl 3 misfire)
1989 Toyota Camry 2.0L Stall
This car was brought to me because it sometimes dies. YOu may go a week two weeks a day a couple of minutes it mostly will start back up sometimes you need to wait 5 min. I have had it a week witout it stalling. I have checked wiring harnesses. I am thinking m...
2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0L tapping noise VIN: JTEGF21A51
vvt-i engine 3.0 when first started there is a tapping noise that seems to come from the front valve cover. this tapping only lasts for maybe 2 seconds and then gone till the engine sits for a few hours. any toyota techs seen this before? thanks in advance

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1995 Buick Riviera 3.8L Hesitation VIN: 1G4GD22Y35
Thank you all who replied. David, Dan, Mike, Brian, and William suggested the cat. That was the most common idea. We also went with Todd's suggestion of the ign. module. Also thanks to Mick, Gary, Gilbert and Joe. When the driver mentioned a grindy no...
1970 Chevrolet Corvette 5.7L Alarm
Thanks to everyone that replied, I know that there are not many of these systems around anymore and the info is getting harder to find. We finally found a diagram for the alarm system from DWncchs with the Corvette Forum. After looking at the diagram the syste...
2000 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L transfer case VIN: 1GNDT13WOY
after eveything else checked good (all wiring, replacing switch, adding sub grounds & tightening all connections) told customer it needed the module located in right kick panel(expensive),customer took time to ok job, but the module did fix the problem.sorry o...
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L Pass Key III + (no start) VIN: 1G1AL15F76
First of all I wish to thank you all for your replies...like I said in a previous post I think I may have completed the key re-learn after ignoring the flashing security light because the engine now cranks which it never did before...however it still will not ...
1997 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L runs on after key of VIN: 1BG4GP45R6
many thank you's to all who responded.we finally found the fix.it turned out to be that pesky ptc 1 (positive temp coefficient) we measured voltage at end and noticed voltage would not drop to zero after ignition was shut off,instead it would dwindle from char... Trouble codes: P1282 (fuel pump relay), P1388 (asd relay circuit open/short).
1999 Dodge Ram 2500 8.0L valvetrain VIN: 1B7KF23W9X
1999 Dodge Stratus 2.4L vtss VIN: 3B30246X8X
Finally we could disarm the vtss we have to make a jumper wire with a resistor of 470 ohms and jump from B+ and pin 20, connector C5 of BCM, with the vtss disarm we can now program a new fob, thanks to everyone who took the time to respond.
2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 3.9L No Start VIN: 1D7HG48X73
The crank sensor was bad. Thank you all for your helpful responses. Mark
2006 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L programing VIN: 1D7HE48N76
Thanks guys for the answer I needed. since the cd subsciption is behind the latest interner dealer version but it works I found the software part number from the old unit and down loaded it from the cd transfered it with the usb key to star scan flashed the pc...
1955 Ford Thunderbird 292CID starter VIN: P5FH133884
Thanx to all who replied. Many of you hit the nail on the head. Kent from Florida with a plethora of information, Denny from Arizona, Jim [...] from Bob's Auto Electric who along with myself beleives there is value in "Origina...
1987 Ford F-250 Custom 6.9L antilock light on VIN: 1FTHX261XH
We never did find this "Diode" in the harness above the e-brake assembly. The wiring diagrams & replies I received both claim the existance & location but we could not find it! We would have to completely remove the dash to expose all the underdash wiring harn...
1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP6534S
sorry i took so long on this one guys i had to wait a week to get the speed sensor and it was the wrong one so it took a while but it works 100% now u guys r great thanks to everyoine who said speed sensor
1995 Ford F-350 XL 7.5L oil pan VIN: 1FTHF36G6S
2007 Ford Ranger XLT 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR10D97
I would like to thank robert and dan who both said to swap the injectors. I came in this morning and swapped them first thing. I started the truck and it was running the way it should. I dont know why I didnt notice that they were completly different injectors... Trouble codes: P0171.
2004 GMC Canyon SLE 3.5L inside mirror VIN: 1GTDT13614
thanks to the three replies. disconnected power to mirror for 10 min. re-set mirror from celcuis to f. thanks bob
1992 Honda Civic DX 1.5L starting VIN: 2HGEH2358N
2001 Honda Odyssey LX 3.5L engine VIN: 2HKPL18721
Thanks to all who replied. Several replies said 'replace the 'o'ring'. We replaced the 'o'ring and that took care of it. One reply led me to a TSB on V6 oil leaks. Apparently they have had problems with block porosity and seepage through engine mount bolta ab...
1999 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L tod VIN: JACDJ58X7X
Replies to help request said that the switch on the axle can be a problem. Still havent figured out why we cant clear codes.
2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1J4GW48S43
Thanks to all for suggestions.We did replace the ckp with an o.e.,without success.At last check ,the check engine light flashed with koeo as I was setting up scanner to monitor data while starting,& set 8 dtcs.Unable to find any problem,we road tested for a co...
2001 Kia Rio 1.5L compressor clutch VIN: KNADC12391
I had tested the clutch and all wiring before and after the thermocon.Everything worked as it should but the testing for the thermocon wasn't clear in ALLDATA.Thank you ALL for the responses, ED from CA made the test clearer for me(thank you) and JOHN from AK,...
1977 Lincoln Continental 7.5L blower VIN: 7Y82A84832
The problem was the range relay,the contacts were burned up.it would work but the voltage would drop off.this must have happened blower resistor burned up .standard still makes the relay.thanks for all the help.
1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L blower VIN: WDBEA32E4R
thanks for the help on this. the fuse was located between the fuse box & fender on the drivers side. in a little black box that most called a minature coffin. the fuse was blown & fixed the problem. thanks again!!!
2000 Nissan Frontier SE 3.3L Compressor Clutch VIN: 1N6EDZ7T1Y
Thanks to those that replied. David from Texas was correct and agreed with my original suspecion that it was a temperature control issue. I replaced the temp sensor in the evaporator and have had no more problems. So far the customer is happy.
2000 Nissan Xterra SE 3.3L compressor VIN: 5N1ED28YXY
I need to start by thanking all who replied to my help request. I installed the new evap temp sensor and sure enough, problem fixed. The car left last night with cold a/c and it did'nt quit. Once again thanks to all. Ed.
1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 3.1L No Start, no injector pulse VIN: 1G3WH54T84
ck injectors for shorts,security problems , computer wiring problems i harness bad ecm bad module bad injectors steering colum anti cut out found crank sensor internal magnet/exciter ring took sensor ran magnet over it and injectors pulsed will junk car ...
1996 Plymouth Voyager SE 3.0L No Start VIN: 2P4GP4532T
Thanks to everyone who took the time to read my post and reply. I had several interesting responses. Several suggested shorted harness or corroded connectors, but I had stated that I had a good cam & crank signal at pcm - also checked for opens & shorts with...
2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP 3.8L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2WR5218Y
Well te customer was finally able to leave me the car for more the 15 min and we were able to to a few more tests. And with a block test we were able to comfirm a combustion leak into the cooling system. After the heads were off a hair line crack was reveale... Trouble codes: P0300.
2002 Saturn Vue 3.0L No communication VIN: 5GZCZ43D12
Vehicle fixed by dealer, TCM defective. TCM interfering with PCM data on pin #7. Vehicle now communicates in OBD generic/global mode, which is what state inspection computer reads. Thanks to Wendell and Jamie. SPECIAL THANK YOU to Bob [...] who went way above...
1999 Suzuki Grand Vitara JLX 2.5L rear crank seal VIN: JS3TD62V5X
sorry for delay getting back to everyone. was waiting for customer to get back to me;decided to pull engine and reseal crank on both ends and also reseal oil pan i do think oil is coming from rear seal will check crank end play and buy tool to do the seal inst...
2007 Toyota Camry XLE 2.4L Starting VIN: 4T1BE46K07
Thanks to all of you who took time to respond.I ended up taking the car to the dealer to program the key.Thanks again Jeff
1980 Triumph TR7 2.0L Hydraulics VIN: TPVDJ8AT20
Hello: The clutch is now operating. Replaced the black rubber clutch hydraulic hose with a real one made of stainless weave. Supplier was Rimmer Bros. Ltd. , Triumph house, Lincoln Lincs, LN4 2NA, Great Britain. Great hose, fit perfect, injected it ...
1997 Volkswagen Passat GLX 2.8L a/c VIN: WVWEE83A3V
Everyone was correct the blower motor resister was bad. Installed the new one today, and everything is back to working order. I would like to Thank all of you for Helping me out on this one.
2000 Volkswagen Jetta GL 2.0L compressor VIN: 3VWRC29M8Y
Thank you for all the replies. Now first of all I had my meter set up incorrectly and my duty cycle for the pressure switch was actually ok. If you are ever checking this, be careful to notice if your meter reads duty cycle "on" or duty cycle "off". It does...
2004 Volkswagen Golf 1.9L cruise control VIN: WVWZZZ1KZ4
The information supplied to activate cruise control was as follows engine 01 Login code 11 enter 11463 as far as i can work out this is relevant for MK 4 golfs the code for a MK 5 is different and when i have the relevant code / procedure i will post it , many...
1998 Volvo V70 X/C AWD 2.4L Mechanical VIN: YV1LZ5643W
Thnkas to all who replied, all was great info, but John nailed it with the timing belt. My customer neglected to tell me that this all happened after the serpentine belt had broken and was replaced at another shop up in Maine. The belt must have gotten caught ...
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