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2002 Audi A4 3.0L relay VIN: WAULT68E12
hello group - got this a4 in with what appears to be the brake booster relay in bay # 4 of the 9 pin relay braket under the driver side of the dash board, clicking under light acelaration. it started as he left the dealer, they did not have time to check it ou...
2003 BMW 318i 1.8L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAY72080
Help required from BMW technicians. Bimmer stuck below Mount Everest... We are not familiar with BMWs as there are probably 20 in all in the country. We are voluntarily helping fix this vehicle for another repair facility as information is very difficult to c... Trouble codes: B1214 (Variable valve gear monitoring)
2005 BMW 645Ci 4.4L sound system VIN: WBAEK73485
hi all. i have this 2005 bmw 645 here that came in with no sound and i have checked all the fuses and found everything to be ok. the display comes on and just says bmw so i know that is working but i don't get any other display. i have had before the amplifier...
2001 Buick Century Limited 3.1L fuel gauge VIN: 2G4WY55J41
The cluster is doing weird things. Fuel gauage is erratic, warning lighs of all sorts are coming on. brake, abs, tcs,mil. Have checked the wiring harness nearthe acc. and checked the computer for codes. none. also ck the relay box for bad terminals. Checked fo...
1999 Cadillac DeVille Concours 4.6L compressor relay VIN: 1G6KF5496X
hello all thanks for ypur time this cadillac losses power to the control side of the relay,sometimes, well i have checked for voltage drop between the relay and ignition switch all seems okay but the ac works after the test, i definatly do not have power when ...
1999 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Stall VIN: 1G6KY5499X
Hello fellow technicians I hope there is a cadillac tech out there who has come across this problem before. I have this Cadillac STS that intermittedly dies mostly when warm, after driving on freeway, when coming to stop. It starts right up and there are no co...
1995 Chevrolet C2500 Cheyenne 5.7L Starting VIN: 1GCGC29K8S
Customer brought in truck because starter seemed to be drawing too much amperage. We replaced starter(warranty exchange). Problem still persists but now no crank/no start. Replaced ignition switch, same problem. Checked fuses all are fine. Battery good includi...
1997 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Hesitation, Misfire, Trim VIN: 1GNDX06E3V
Got a tough one here. Vehicle originally came to shop with customer reporting an intermittent cold start hesitation that would go away after a minute or two of driving. Inspected engine for obvious problem and none evident. Scanned ECM and one code stored for ...
1998 Chevrolet S10 2.2L Brake lights VIN: 1GCCS1444W
The customer brought the truck in with the brake lights both on. The cab brake light not on. I removed the brake light switch and unplugged it however the lights stayed on. I pulled the fuse and they went out. This is a well maintained truck with no trailer wi...
1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.1L Starting VIN: 2G1WW12M7X
Hey all have this monte carlo the customer says it died while driving. It cranks over for 1 second then the starter kicks outs. It asks like the stater is weak to engage and and when it hits compression it kicks out. I remember seeing something like this a lon...
1999 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L lack of power VIN: 1GCGC24R0X
we got this truck in from the city, customer stated he was having problems with the transmission, test drove vehicle, under normal driving vehicle runs great but if you smash the gas pedal down engine boggs down, returned to shop and tried same thing, if you i...
2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L engine VIN: 1GNDT13SX2
Vehicle shows kind of rattling noise coming from engine However, is present at all times but more noticeable when cold and it fades away as long the engine warms up when engine is hot the noise comes when engine is under load. It seems like lifter noise if hea...
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L drivers seat VIN: 1GNEK13Z63
hello i am testing the drivers seat on this tahoe and going by the flow chart in all data it says to communicate with various modules including the drivers seat and drivers door i am using auto ingunity to do this because we do not have a tech 2 from what i ca...
1997 Chrysler Sebring JXi 2.5L limp in VIN: 3C3EL55H7V
this vehicle sets a code 18 in the tcm for engine rpm signal and a code po700 in pcm. have checked signal to tcm & pcm with lab scope & signals are the same the pcm shows engine rpm but not the tcm. We have tried a new tcm with no luck.was wandering if anyone ...
1992 Dodge Ramcharger 5.2L No Start, Stall, Crank sensor voltage VIN: 3B4GM17Y8N
Has intermittent stall/no start and sometimes just plain no start. Have tested ignition switch and power to ecm when problem occurs, replaced crankshaft position sensor and camshaft sensor, no effect on problem. My question before condeming the computer is abo...
1996 Dodge Caravan 3.0L MIL Lamp on, loss of speedo VIN: 2B4GP4520T
HI Guys, I'm back already. I've got this Caravan in for replacement of both axle seals and pump seal. A week after completing the job the customer comes in complaining that the speedometer quit working and the doors locks don't lock when driving and the tra...
1998 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L low power VIN: 1B7KF23ZXW
Hellow everyone, pickup orignally came in with bad tranny,after replacing tranny customer complained of low power. Customer stated power was fine before tranny replacement, so another tranny was installed with same results. When driving it seems to be a lack o...
2001 Dodge Neon ES 2.0L Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES46C41
Vehicle came in with no power. Put in a cat old one plugged. Timing off half a tooth replaced belt. Cam code present signal dropping out replace sensor code gone. Vehicle now runs ok. Still have surge comes in right a way but gets worse as the car warms up. Do...
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23671
Hey Dodge Diesel techs. I'm working on a 2001 Ram with 107000 miles that will intermittently cut out. It happens most when I accelerate from a stop at a light steady throttle position somewhere in the area of 35-50% APPS. Occasionally when it is really acting ...
2001 Dodge Stratus R/T 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4B3AG52H81
in the last 2 weeks vehicel has developed a rough idle, engine will random miss at idle and rpm will surge 200 -300 rpm and sometimes when idleing for 10 minutes engine will stall but restart ok. lt trim is 4 - 5 positive, oxygens sensors are switching, cranks... Trouble codes: P0300, P0141 (b1 sensor 2 heater circuit)
2003 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L shifting VIN: 1B3ES26CX3
Car came in not shifting. No codes. Checked PCM data with Mastertech and found transmission in limp in mode. Looking at data stream transmission tempature sensor reading -3 degrees. Double checked with Genisys and had same reading. Tested voltage to plug in an...
1994 Ford E-350 Econoline Club Wagon XLT 5.8L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FBJS31H3R
hey yall this van has been to 2 diff shops. now ive got it. runs great down the road,but at idle it feels like its missing, scope doesn't show anything wrong,put new plugs in just to see,looked at the boots none burned or cracked. voltage was droping off on th...
2000 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start VIN: 1FDAF57F7Y
hey diesel guru's! i need help. this f550 was towed in with a no start condition. hooked up my scanner and found code p0605 (pcm rom failure). according to mitchel, you reset computer and if this code comes back, replace pcm. i ordered pcm from o'reilly auto p... Trouble codes: P0605 (pcm rom failure), P1670 (ef feedback signal not detected)
2001 Ford Escape XLT 3.0L cruise control VIN: 1FMYU03101
2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Trans VIN: 1FTNX21F41
The freewheeling is always in first when cold and once a week or so in 2 and/or 3 when hot. It always freewheels below 40 mph in OD. I know that the intermediate clutch has been a problem with this year truck. THANK YOU for any help.
2002 Ford Windstar SE Sport 3.8L Misfire VIN: 2FMZA57462
Hi, everyone. This van came in with the above code and a definite misfire @ cruise and light accel. I found that it had the wrong spark plugs in it. Wrong compression type seal and one heat range too hot. Compression on #3 was 160 psi so I installed a brand ne... Trouble codes: P0303 (cyl 3 misfire)
2002 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L warning lights/gauges VIN: 1FAFP42X52
I have a Mustang that the right side warning lights in the instrument panel(SES,ABs, Brake, Fuel Cap, Traction control) never come on. The seat belt, battey, air bag and theft light prove out. The gauges don't come on immediately either. They seem to come aliv...
1987 GMC P3500 Value Van 5.7L not known VIN: 1GDHP32K8H
This truck was towed in a week ago not moving. Slipped in forward, locked up in reverse. Been a long time since I built a TH400. Found burnt forward clutch & burnt up planetarys. Installed full kit, planets, convertor, filter & modulator. Drove 10 miles, worke...
1996 GMC C3500 HD 7.4L timing VIN: 1GBKC34J8T
Hi everyone, I got a slight problem. A simple tune up has turned into a nightmare. Trying to remove the distributor cap, I broke one of those screws. I had to remove the distributor shaft to remove the broken screw and it took some time to remove it. Getting l...
1995 Honda Passport LX 3.2L Valve Lifters VIN: 4S6CG58V5S
We have a Honda Passport/ Isuzu Trooper with loud lifter clatter. We first followed the TSB on clatter for this engine which included an engine flush, we then replaced all the lifters, then the pick up screen was inspected, then the oil pump replaced. I have d...
1997 Honda CR-V LX 2.0L Compressor/ Condensor fans VIN: JHLRD1852V
Hello Honda Gurus. this thing is my lunch and dinner. Came in with leaking radiator and 1 inop cooling fan. ASnother tech repaired and customer requested to diag inop ac. A piece of wire was stuck in pressure switch on drier going nowhere. Switch was connected...
2002 Honda Accord Value Package 2.3L Cuts out VIN: 1HGCF86662
Honda Guys - We have a severely intermittant stall/cut out problem with this one. The car will randomly stall without and warning and restart without a problem. There is no rhyme or reason as to when it will cut out but always restarts immediately after stalli...
2005 Hummer H2 6.0L Mode Door VIN: 5GRGN22U25
I am looking for some additional information for this Hummer. The air will blow out of the correct, selected location I.E the vents, for about 15 seconds or so and then it may switch to the floor or to the defrost. Please note that the airflow changes not the ...
1997 Infiniti Q45 4.1L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKBY31D8V
Hello, Working on a dealer-owned car. Has been sitting back-row since I last tried to diagnose the problem of intermittently running poorly when hot, setting the check-engine light. Begins to run rough with a noticable miss and the check engine light then bec...
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L radio and a/c VIN: JNKCV54E03
hey i have this 2003 g35 coupe that the radio does not turn on and the a/c is on full blast and can not be shut off. i tried to take out the radio to see if i have power to the head unit but i cannot get to the back of it. i had checked all the fuses and the a...
2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S2CK58W5Y
runs great. condition is currently a hard failure, code will pop on within 5 seconds of start-up. we've followed alldata's diagnostic chart to the letter, and have replaced ion ignition module. i've checked resistance per alldata on every wire from pcm to modu... Trouble codes: P1312 (ion sensing module sec line 2 circuit fault)
1993 Jaguar XJ6 4.0L battery VIN: SAJHW1747P
This duie pyle has a 110mA draw we can't seem to locate.Is this excessive for this fine hand crafted unit or do we have a issue here? Please understand that this car needs more TLC than it's worth.
1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic 4.0L a/c airflow VIN: 1J4FJ68S0W
I replaced the evaportor core in June. Customer brought vehicle back stating that after being driven for about 70 miles on freeway the A/C started to get warm. They got off freeway and drove anther 10 miles with the a/c not working. Left car for weekend and Su...
2003 Jeep Liberty Renegade 3.7L Cam Sensor Location VIN: 1J4GL38K23
Sorry for such an elementary question but can someone please tell me where the cam sensor is located on this engine? I don't have any information on it in my reference material and I can't seem to locate it on the engine Trouble codes: P0340
1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L speedo
customer brought car in with multiple problems,one of which is speedo inop,this car has abs code for both front speed sensors right sensor wires are broken,left is bad,abs bulb must have been removed?car has 22 inch wheels.the problem i have is knowing where t...
1998 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L mode door VIN: 1LNFM82WOW
I have a AC PROBLEM. Custermer came in saying that the ac was not cooling right.I hooked up the ac machine,the low side reads around 40psi the high side reads 300 with the compresser on.The temp from the driver vent reads 71 to [...],the pass side reads 69...
2000 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L a/c airflow low VIN: 1LNHM82WXY
cust complaint - not cooling car very well - a/c temps, pressures and underhood all appear normal - full freon no leaks - no pressure concerns - just low air flow from vents on all settings...
1999 Mazda Protege DX 1.6L drive ine VIN: JH18J2229X
hi guys This is a vehicle i have serviced forever and it came in with a rumbling noise after 40 mph. I replaced the r side axle bearing a few months ago. I disconnected the left axle and the bearing which was noisy so i replaced it, the noise didnt go away s...
2001 Mazda Millenia 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JM1TA22161
Help Mazda techs! This mazda has an on going issue with mil/ egr issues. We have never duplicated a malfuntion in the system but customer has opted for a new valve and soleniods. All passages are clear- vacuum is good- with new parts car went approx 3 weeks wi... Trouble codes: P0400
2004 Mazda 6 S 3.0L Cooling Systems VIN: 1YVHP84D24
I got an easy one here for those experienced with Mazda. I'm doing a waterpump on this car and I cant figure out how to get the cam pulley that drives the water pump off. It looks pressed on and it is in the way of the upper two waterpump bolts. Do I need a sp...
1969 Mercedes-Benz 280se 2.8L alternator VIN: 108.18-120
Vehicle came in with dead battery, without necessary schematic of charging system, opted to remove alternator and have benchtested. Alternator checks fine. I need to know where external regulator is located and if anyone has a schematic of system. The 3 wire p...
1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD 3.0L Door locks VIN: AB93A80N01
Customer complaint is that door locks do not operate as before. States that when key inserted in lock and turned all doors would unlock. Both front doors unlock normally with key. Also as a secondary symptom, the rear lift gate lock does not work either. It do...
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBEA90D1L
This is my car, (used to be the wife's, now she drives a Lexus) I don't drive this one much and it seems it doesn't like to sit. The car runs great' doesn't exibit any drivability problems at all. The problem I'm having is it now sets 4 codes after driving sho... Trouble codes: 5 (O2 sensor), 12 (EZL pressure values), 17 (O2 shorted to B or ground), 18 (Idle speed air valve)
1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320 3.2L abs VIN: WDBFA63E7S
The abs etc lights are on all the time. We used Mercedes DAS and found many codes including 004 RF rpm sensor, 011 which I believe is the left sensor, 012 solenoid relay for system which we replaced. Reset system and road tested. All lights came back on.
1995 Mercedes-Benz S420 4.2L auxiliary fans VIN: WDBGA43E0S
Please Help- Auxiliary Fans run on high all the time when A/C is on, Fans will cycle on high (on-off-on-off), there is no low speed, When checking all the inputs at the Climate head and the engine is cold- all the temp sensors agree (85 F),refrigerant sensor w...
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WDBHA29G9W
Hi Group, This car seems to be clogging it's internal passages. First the egr tube and valve, now the air injection system. When I pulled the p0410 code I checked the air pump, pressure was good, checked vacuum supply to air pump check valves, was good. Check... Trouble codes: P0410
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L Airbag VIN: 4JGAB54E62
Hello IATN! I'm having trouble with this one. Coudn't get anything in vehicle-specific mode, but I was able to access the airbag module with a MODIS in 2004 expert mode. B1859 is displayed. The description I get on the scantool is "Ignition Circuit 0 Airbag D...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic 5.0L Steering VIN: WDBUF83J55
Hi guys thanks in advance for any help yall can give me. This car is giving me nightmares. I got the car from a body shop to finish putting it back together. It had been wrecked in the right front. Anyway i got it all back together and drove it down the road a...
1996 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L pressure control sol. VIN: 1MELM53S6T
Need help on this one! Have a code 1747 Press. Control Sol. Shorted (high resistence).Have replaced Sol. and checked all wiring dont know were else to go! Thanks for any help!
2000 Mitsubishi Galant ES 3.0L 1-2 Shift VIN: 4A3AA46L1Y
This [F4A51] trans will shift OK in all forward gears under normal driving, but on heavy acceleration it will stick in First gear. If you leave the throttle down it will slip. When it is stuck in First the PCM is giving a first gear command to the Solenoids. ...
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA4MW51R42
hi guys. i have a head scratcher here ( for me at least). this 02 montero limited was running good no problem, the customer brought it in for tune up + timing belt. so we did both at the same time. the problem we are facing now is the truck will stall(pass out... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340
1997 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1N4BU31D0V
hello techs This car came to me with what I thought would be a simple problem and it has eaten my lunch.I have spent more time than I care to tell you.Customer complaint is intermitent stall at idle.no codes. The car dosent idle rough it just idles slow and st...
2002 Nissan Altima 2.5L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1N4AL11D62
Woll gents and Ladies this is my first post asking for help. So thanks in advance for your time reading and responding to this help request. I have tried reseting the idle learn procedure as stated in Mitchell with the old unit, however this did not work. We r... Trouble codes: P0442, P0507
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L compressor VIN: 1G2WJ52KXV
Car came in today from another shop. After 3 compressor replacements they gave up. I completely flushed the system replaced condenser and dryer. Installed new compressor with proper oil in system. Before I get burned can someone out there tell me if there is a...
1985 Porsche 944 2.5L No Start VIN: WPOAA0940F
Fuel smells ok. There is no spark, no pulsing at coil, no injector signal. DME box (015 Bosch) is receiving power, tdc sensor is producing a spike/revolution and engine speed sensor a nice, steady sinewave. The four DME grounds test fine with my buzzbox. I se...

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2002 BMW 320i 2.2L Aircon fan VIN: WBAET16040
Thanks everyone for your posts, particularly Sarah whose information was spot on for my vehicle , after much back and neck contortions under the dash a new resistor was fitted which fixed our inop fan. Thanks again, best wishes from Australia. Ron [...]
1989 Cadillac DeVille 4.5L compressor relay VIN: 1G6CD5152K
We have checked back all the way to the BCM. Looks like its blowing the relay or not sending the proper signals. Ill keep you posted. Waiting for new BCM.
1994 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L blower motor VIN: 1G6KS52Y1R
thanks to all 6 that replied. the fix wae indeed the blower motor. pricey blower motor. iatn is great.
2005 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L HVAC, trunk release VIN: 1G6KD54Y75
The Insterment Panel Control Module (HVAC control unit) was faulty. I carfully checked all the power, ground and CAN connections before condemning it. Made sure to check the CAN with the module unplugged too so that I could ensure there was not an open in the ...
1995 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L injectors VIN: 1GCDM19W2S
thank you for all the help. what i thought was the injector was actually the manifold tuning valve. after i found the colour of the injector wires i was able to determine i did in fact have pulse at the injector. next i brought the engine up on compression in...
1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.0L Misfire VIN: 1GCEK14M1V
First, thanks to everyone who replied many good ideas there. The fix was the intake gasket. However, I still find it disturbing that I couldn't prove it with the smoke machine or propane. After talking it over with the customer we decided to give it a shot s... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random or multiple cylinder missfire).
1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L battery light VIN: 1G1ND52TLW
Thank you all for the replies. The conclusion is that most aftermarket rebuilt alternators lack a regulator capable of supplying the correct information to the PCM to address the charge light. Most said a GM reman would likely solve the problem. Everything is ...
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19W41
The customer has not yet returned with the vehicle. There is an overwhelming indication to replace the distributor assembly. As soon as we get the truck back and some time on it will let you know. Thanks for all the replies Trouble codes: P0341.
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L cooling fan VIN: 1GIJC52441
well, most of you werer right. Car was in the accident, battery acid has damaged main wireing harness that goes to the fuse/relay box. Needs new wireing:) Thank You all
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 5.3L 4 wheel drive VIN: 1GNEK13T11
Home run on the G102. Even though all of the ground circuits checked O.K., I looked into Stephens advice on the G102. I took the terminal off the block and found small corrosion at the crimp. I stripped back the wire and found even more. I cut the wire until t...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L system pressure VIN: 2GCEK19T54
Thanks go out to each and everyone of you who took the time to address my help request. To those of you that told me to check "air flow", kudos...I had a bad fan clutch. The thing I couldn't understand is why my temperture gauge did not show an increase in tem...
2006 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3.5L engine VIN: 1G1ZT51846
thanks to all of you guys that replied, i have already make an estimate to insurance using the information that you give me
1996 Chrysler Sebring LXi 2.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 4C3AU52N8T
the vech. left the shop after many test drives with out any codes comming back well wouldnt ya know it after a few days the light is back on the coustomer has mot come back in as of now. i do susp a problem with the used dist.we put in . thank for all your hel... Trouble codes: P0300, P0304.
2000 Chrysler Neon 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1C3ES46C3Y
Thanks for the help I followed all leads to the end and have not come up with the answer. Currently I have sent all computers back thru chrysler to the remanufacture for evaluation.
1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.2L engine VIN: 1B7HF13Y2V
thanks all for your input . we dropped oil pan, checked bearings (ok) and installed oem oil pump w/pickup. when we replaced oil pump previously, the cust insisted on high volumn pump. as of today, cust has had no oil pressure issues . when cust returns f...
1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 5.9L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3B7HC13ZXX
PCM was the fix. Thanks for the replies. I was hung up on the TSB that required a Reflash to fix a noise caused by the ignition switch. Did find noise but the reflash did not fix it. Trouble codes: P0443 (EVAP Solenoid Circuit).
2000 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L won't start VIN: 1B3ES46COY
This one is fixed, it was a bad starter, these Neon's doesn't give any warning before going bad, thanx for all replies.
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie 3.9L Cuts out VIN: 1B7HC16X51
I want to thank those who responed. That is what this site is all about. Now on to the fix. The customer requested a new ECM, not a rebuilt. A new ECM was installed, a Snap-On brick used to set the VIN, and the the truck runs. Problem solved? Yes and no...
2004 Dodge Neon SXT 2.0L Surge, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B3ES56C74
Fisrt thanks to all the techs that took the time to read and reply. I fixed this with a crank shaft postion sensor. I hooked a duel trace osiliscope to the cam shaft and crank shaft postion sensors and ran engine about 3500 rpm I would see a signal drop out... Trouble codes: 344 (intermitent cam signal loss).
1992 Ford Crown Victoria LX 4.6L drivers air bag VIN: 2FACP74W2N
Hello Techs, Thanks to the members who took the time to reply to the problem I encountered. Yesterday was a good day as the fix to the problem was the replacement of the air bag monitor. Everything the techs mentioned in their replies was acted upon. Patri...
1995 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L od light flashing VIN: 1FMDU34X0S
1999 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 4.6L clutch pedal VIN: 1FAFP46V8X
Well, Thanks for the help, I checked into a BBK replacement quadrant but they said it would probably stiffen up the clutch. So I just going to leave it as is. We will be building a performance motor and will inspect the clutch during. Paul.
2003 Ford F-150 XL 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTPW14584
OK, this vehicle has a electronic throttle body. The dealer reflashed the computer and that seems to have fixed it. Thanks for all your help. Ryan
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L transfer case shift VIN: 1FTSX21P35
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 6.0L transfer case shift VIN: 1FTSX21P35
See other close fix on this job. I don't know why, but it seems this help request was double posted!
1998 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.0L ABS Controller VIN: 2GTEK19MOW
Thank you for the assistance and sorry about the late reply, The problem turned out to be the left front hub/bearing assembly that I installed earlier being defective. It tested as being ok as per advice that I recieved and it read the same mph as the rt.ft. a...
1999 GMC C1500 Suburban 5.7L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 3GKEC16ROX
well i finally fixed this one. apperently the transmission shares drivers with the injectors somehow, and thats why it was causing it to lose injector pulse, but the trans solenoids were apperently the cause, Repleced the trans and now runs great, Thanks to M...
2001 Honda Accord EX 3.0L door locks/windows VIN: 1HGCG16571
Thanks everybody who responded, and especially David [...] Cal. who hit the nail on the head. After checking power and ground to the psf multiplex unit, I did in fact find a poor ground on the metal cross-member under where the glove box sits. The ground is o...
2002 Honda Accord SE 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG32232
thanks for your help. had quick replies stating common faults with 2 way valve and bypass solnoid. also faults with canister vent solenoid. we did check purge solenoid and line to canister. we were able to remove vapor lines to canister from fuel tank and cap ... Trouble codes: P1456.
1994 Isuzu Trooper S 3.2L starter VIN: JACDH58W3L
Hello all, Took a while to get this to act up for me, but when it did, thanks to Butch in Georgia for the neutral safety switch info. Led me in the right direction. Switch on transmission was intermittently failing, causing no start. Never did have battery die...
1998 Jaguar XJ8 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: SAJHX6241W
ON this one I cleared the codes and they didn't return sorry for taking so long but wanted to make sure they didn't return! thanks for the help guys! Trouble codes: P1111 (unknown), P1643 (can link control module transmission control).
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L Cuts out VIN: 1J4GZ78Y6S
Well . . . this one was interesting. After it was all said and done the bloody cap and rotor fixed it. After reading the first few responces, I was leaning toward a problem with the fuel injectors as what Patrick was suggesting. In fact, I had allready pull...
1993 Land Rover Range Rover County LWB 4.2L compressor VIN: SALHC1344P
Thanks for the help but the Rover has gone home without being repaired. This is what I learned. The system is analog. I still don't know if the trigger is voltage out or voltage being pulled to ground. I did look into the HVAC panel, 5 volts was present at...
1997 Land Rover Discovery SD 4.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: SALJY1248V
Hi all and thanks for all of the replies. First off, it was not any relays or MAF as some sugested. After much testing and talking with the [...], we decided to "Try" a new VSS and it fixed the problem. I do not understand why it works ok. When you lo...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L No Start, Stall VIN: 1LNHM87A32
We were never able to verify the complaint. So we took the advice of the few who wrote to us and checked the connectors, making sure that they were making good connection. We did replace a crank sensor. Thank you to all who took the time to read and post on th... Trouble codes: P0350 (Ignition coil primary circuit malfunction).
1999 Mazda Miata 10th Anniversary 1.8L Not ready monitors VIN: JM1NB3539X
Great advice from everyone, BUT nothing fixed this small piece of Mazda "engineering." Got the Mazda drive cycle, which is insane to drive and VERY time consuming (not to mention dangerous as heck trying to drive at those bizarre speeds in a big city like ho...
1989 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L fuel mixture VIN: WBX67WMB89
Thanks all for your specialized knowledge of this fuel system. I took the advice of several techs in that I removed a line from fuel dist and jumped out fuel pump adjusting mixture until fuel jujst came out of fuel dist. I them had to remove the fuel pump re...
1996 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L No Start VIN: 1MELM55UXT
i would like to thank everbdy for their replies. i put the car out for a week just to clear my head & try to make some money again.a friend of mine that i used to work with suggested that maybe one of the new parts was defective,BINGO!it turns out the very fir...
1999 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L Parking Lamps VIN: 1MEPM50U8X
Customer decided I route a new wire instead of looking for the exact cause... Thanks
1991 Mitsubishi gto 3.0L No Start VIN: Z16A000535
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