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2003 Audi A6 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUJT64B73
we are getting a code 18149(p1741) clutch pressure adaption limit reached we have alldata and we cannot find anything on this code if anyone has the test procedues it would sure help thank in advance doug
2005 Audi A4 3.0L Electronic VIN: WAUJT68E95
Aloha Guys, Customer says shifter flashes at times, did not experience driving problems. VagCom code 17090, P0706 Transmission Range Sensor implusible signal , intermittant. Dealer says control module in trans is bad and they fail often. Mitchell has no info o...
1990 BMW 735i 3.5L oil level VIN: WBAGB4317L
Hi Bimmer tech's, Got this 735i with the oil level lite on in cluster. Found connector at sensor corroded, replaced sensor and connector's. Still has problem. Checked wires at engine connector for proper spec's OK. Tried check module out of another car, still ...
2001 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L blower motor VIN: WB4FA53X1L
vehicle came in no blower on a/c or heat. control panel does work and a/c compressor also works but no blower motor unfortuneitly mitchell has very limeted info on this vehicle not even fuse panel identifacation or wiring diagrams so i was hoping for a possibl...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L power door locks , keyless entry VIN: WBAAV33401
Greeting fellow techs, This one is driving us crazy. Shop owners car. owned for 1.5 years bought as storm car. (undewater I think). This problem has been going on for about 6 months. Very intermittent. Sometimes door key will not unlock all doors on second tu...
1992 Buick Century Special 3.3L Stall VIN: 1G4AG54N7N
We have seen this vehicle in several times with the same problem, engine will stall after driving it for about 30+ miles, vehicle will have to sit for approx 15 minutes before it will start up again (will crank but not start). We have not been able to duplicat...
1997 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L engine VIN: 1G4HP52K3V
antifreeze is in the cylinders. Looks like all the cylinders. Customer stated, Vehicle started misfiring, check engine light came on, now won't start. I went out to vehicle attempted to start. Would not turn over. Starter was trying to turn over engine but cou...
1997 Buick Park Avenue Ultra 3.8L pwr.wd.,drlcks.,mirrors, VIN: 1G4CU5214V
the good ole forsaken gram needs to open the windows here,car is hand me down from son,repairs and all. only the sunroof opens for atmspheric air pressure. there is voltage to the 10 gauge red wire to the door module and then also to the orange wire which goes...
1998 Buick Park Avenue 3.8L Mechanical VIN: 1G4CW52K5W
98 Park Avenue. Came in for brake repair, rear calipers, rotors and pads. Now I can't bleed the rear brakes, no fluid at the calipers. Also, the brake pedal is hard, not soft and spongy, as it should be. I have tried to manually bleed the brakes and also apply...
2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2L radio VIN: 1G6DM57N83
radio has very poor reception can at times get the local fm station other times nothing but static inspect connection for the radio and antenna module in rear of vehicle and inspect codes in all the systems that i can with the solus but cannot get into the rad...
1995 Chevrolet K2500 Cheyenne 7.4L Evapotator VIN: 1GCGK29N4S
A.C.evaporator ices over with blower motor on low speed at idle-set blower speed to second speed and evaporator thaws.Also ices over after extended drive.Have cleaned out debris from evaporator and condensor(dust,dirt,etc.).A.C.pressures are normal and compres...
1995 Chevrolet Astro CL 4.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GNEL19W6S
Came in with MIL on and complaint of little rough running. Found code 13, O2 open or shorted. Scanner shows .449 volts all the time, tap into O2 circuit and see .9 volts all the time. Verified data with another brand scanner. Disconnect O2 and voltage on circu... Trouble codes: 13 (O2 Open or shorted)
1998 Chevrolet K1500 Suburban LS 5.7L Coolant VIN: 3GNFK16R8W
Thanks in advance for any help you can give us!!! Customer has owned vehicle for 4 years and has been topping off the cooling system with small amounts of coolant for the duration with no signs of leaks. In the last month he found the radiator 1 1/2 gallons l...
1999 Chevrolet Blazer 4.3L Cuts out VIN: 1GNCT18W8X
Thank you for your time. This Blazer will buck & jerk when accelerating like when passing someone. Test drove monitoring data & found rpm's are reading 7500 when it acts up, & fells like the rev limiter is kicking in. All other data is normal. I can't find any...
2003 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 LS 6.0L RF Speaker VIN: 3GNGC26UX3
This vehicle has an alternator whine noise from the RF speaker at times. It does not occur with the engine off. It gets louder with engine RPM... If you hit a bump on the Right side especially, it may work perfectly, then maybe another bump it starts to whine....
1993 Chrysler New Yorker Salon 3.3L compressor VIN: 1C3XC66R9P
Hi Guys: Need help 1993 new yorker 3.3 A/C only blowing 55 to 62 degrees. Been to other shops before us. Pressures are normal 30 psi low side and doesn't move. high side pressure ranges from 175 to 250 psi. the fan comes on at right time, water leaking out o...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L defective head gasket VIN: 3C8FY4BB71
Hi folks.I started into this pt cruiser today to replace a head gasket.I am a GM tech in a dealership so expierience is a little lacking on this one.My question is does the engine have to be removed to get the front mount out of the way so the belt and cover c...
1995 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1B7GL23X55
this truck fails bad on nox on 15 and 25 mph smog check. it had an odd data stream reading of neg - 198 deg. f. on intake temp sensor.the sensor and wiring test ok. we replaced computer. we also replaced o2 sensor,plugs,cap,rotor. the cat was tested by drillin...
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L Unknown VIN: 3V4REUYDNY
Greetings to all Mopar men... I need a little help on this van as I dont do many domestics. Lets see- a 2000 caravan with a 3.8 and no rear air. Has a leaking evap, no big deal- we fix that and charge up the car and everything is perfect... Until the next day ...
2001 Dodge Stratus 2.4L Dash Lights / Tail Lights VIN: 1G1JF52451
Hey guys, I have a 2001 Dodge Stratus that came in w/ no dash lights or tail lights. When I got to looking I noticed fuse #8 in the dash was blown and so I replaced it. Once I turned on the dash lights again the fuse blew up so I knew I had a direct short som...
2001 Dodge Dakota 3.9L Misfire VIN: 1B7GL22X41
Techs: have a Dakota pick up that at times will misfire on cylinders 2, 4 and 6 only. Fuel pressure is good (50 psi) and I am thinking something with intake since it is only happening on the right side. Any info much appreciated!! Trouble codes: P0302 (misfire 2), P0304 (misfire 4), P0306 (misfire 6)
2001 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2B8GT44L31
Replaced fuel filter three weeks ago with OE unit when doing a PM tune. Towed back this week with only 4 lbs fuel pressure. Power and ground good at pump. Replaced with OE pump, worked fine for about a half hour then lost pressure again (8 lbs). Power and grou...
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)
1993 Ford E-150 Econoline Club Wagon Chateau 4.9L Stall VIN: 1FMEE11YXP
Engine stalled 3 times within a 2 hour period and has yet to reoccur for the last 300 miles. The first 2 occasions where while pulling a fairly steep gravel road at slow speed. Each time the Van restarted immediately after the stall and the Check Engine Light ...
1995 Ford F Super Duty XL 7.3L No Start, Cuts out VIN: 1FDLF47F5S
truck was towed in with same problem. scanned hpop, psi at 168 to 170 & ebp at 43 psi & steady. unpluged ebp & engine started. recheck connectors-ok. engine will not restart consitanly. when no start, hpop is @ 168 to 170. we have worked with the ebp connectio... Trouble codes: P0472 (ebp sensor out of range), P1211 (injector control pressure higher/lower than desired), P0476 (ebp control valve performance)
1996 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L 3-4 shift VIN: 1FTHX26F7T
Thanks in advance for your help. This 96 diesel has a delayed and harsh 3-4 shift ONLY under heavy throttle. What I mean by that is it shifts great inder normal load, all gears, and when you floor it, 1,2,3 gears worg great, but when it shifts to OD, it shifts...
1996 Ford Bronco XL 5.8L odometer VIN: 12HY5G2G22
does anyone know of a fix for the electric odometer on fords??? or how to get the milage out of it when it blanks out it lights up but no numbers if i get a cluster from the bone yard can i solder it in my old one to get a reading??? any help will help thanks
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L dash VIN: 1FTDX17W8V
Hello Im trying to remove the dash to replace a broke temp door. ive been unscrewing for 4.5 hours until there are no more screws that i can SEE. it feels solid around the passenger airbag, ive got all but one 10mm nut out. Do i need to take out the airbag. pl...
1997 Ford Ranger Splash 2.3L Cooling System VIN: 1FTCR10A0V
Customer performed related repair history before bringing the vehicle here with it still overheating. Pressure tested-no internal or external leaks. Expected to find head cracked or head gasket problem but leak down tests pass & no hydrocarbons present in anti...
1997 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FNFU18L5V
ses light on steady runs very rich @ idle & will drop out of closed loop @ idle and run realy bad.my question is ect pid will not go over 118 degress cylinder reads about 200 degress iat reads 104 is there a ect & if there is where is it located we have found ... Trouble codes: P0171, P0173, P0174, P0141
1998 Ford Expedition XLT 5.4L 4WD engagement VIN: 1FMFU18L0V
I do not know a lot about these systems. The 4WD works fine in auto. When switching to hi or lo there is a clicking behind the dash and the vehicle never goes into lock. The 4lo light on the dash does not light when switched to 4 lo. We have tried 2 dash switc...
1998 Ford E-250 Econoline 4.2L Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1FTPS242XW
vehicle idles fine, but at 1900 rpm, begins to cut out. Feels just like a spark plug misfire. Changed all ignition at I found one spark plug firing down insulator. No change. Removed injectors and had them flow tested and cleaned. No change. Fuel pressure stea...
1999 Ford Ranger XL 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR14V4X
Car came in with misfire code set for #2 cylinder. #2 injector was not firing at all but it was being pulsed by the computer. We replaced #2 injector and engine did run better but still had a shakey idle. Checked ignition to all cylinders with scope and all ar... Trouble codes: P0302 (Misfire 2 Cylinder), P0301 (Misfire 1 Cylinder)
2002 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, MIL Lamp on, LIMP MODE VIN: 1FTSW31F52
codes p0340, p1209, p1210, p1211, p1212-all related to high pressure oil pump. many other codes were present. cleared codes & ran koeo test. p0340, p1210 & p1211 reset. engine would die 3 to 5 seconds into koer test. checked ipc sensor for oil in connector-non... Trouble codes: P0340 (cmp sensor), P1210 (high pressure oil pressure low), P1211 (high pressure oil pressure high)
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty XLT 6.0L injectors stay on VIN: 1FTWW33P13
after replacing starter found out that the fuel injectors stay on(buzz)after shutting engine off-they stay on for about 15-20 seconds
2003 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L owner has no key VIN: 1FTRX17W93
Truck was purchased used with warranty - dealer promised they would provide a key to unlock the spare tire carrier, which is located underneath truck, to the owner when vehicle was purchased. Owner recently had flat tire out on highway - unable to access spare...
2004 Ford Ranger Edge 3.0L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTYR44U34
This Ranger has an intermittent misfire usually under heavy load. When this happens the engine light flashes and the truck wont get out of its own way. Misses very badly. If you let off of the throttle the miss clears up after about 15 seconds and the engine l... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random Cylinder Miss Fire), P0302 (2 Cylinder Miss Fire), P0306 (6 Cylinder Miss Fire)
1993 GMC G2500 Vandura 4.3L wipers VIN: 1GDEG25Z0P
This vehicle came in with a complaint that the wipers would come on driving down the road on their own. The belt was off of it because of an ac compressor that is trying to lock up, which was installed by another shop recently. I attempted to duplicate the pro...
1999 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Parking lights VIN: KMHVD34N5X
Hi every one and thanks for taking time to help. I have this Accent that when you push the brake pedal all the parking lights come on. Could the brake switch be cross feeding? Any ideas?
1999 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L Compressor engagement VIN: KMHVF24N5X
Hello fellow techs; This is a strange one, this customer has complained of no A/C for some time, the problem is intermittent. She has often claimed the A/C works fine and noticed that before it stops working, the temp gauge quickly climbs to hot. I see no rela...
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...
1990 Lincoln Continental 3.8L Alt. Or Regulator VIN: 1LNLM9747L
This system charges somewhat OK at an idle. But when RPM's are sped up voltage goes high 17-18 volts. I have checked all the powers and grounds. Also plugged in a new motocraft regulator. The one circuit I have a Question on is the "I" terminal at the regulato...
2000 Lincoln LS 3.9L Cooling Systems VIN: 1LNHM87AXY
Car overheats in traffic or at idle. Has code P1474 stored. I do not have good info on this cooling fan system. I do know the fan is working, but not sure if its working properly. Any good ideas on what to look for.
2002 Mazda 626 LX 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1YVGF22C02
Hi, thanks in advance for any help. This 626 came in with a misfire complaint. Upon initial check it ran fine. Later, after cool down is when it acted up. It will only idle around 400 rpm and rough. As soon as the coolant temp reaches about 130 degrees it act...
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E 3.0L compressor VIN: WDBEA30DXG
this car came into the shop with compressor clutch not engage condition we charged the system to spec.after electric check up we replace the speed sensor because it was out of specs we also changed the controller or 12 pin relay. after this the clutch engage t...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E 5.0L rear suspension VIN: WDBEA36E0P
Customer brought this vehicle to us complaining of bottoming out. Road tested with client and heard his complaint. Clanking noise from left rear primarily on shar bumps. He took this car to a Mercedes specialty shop where he was told the nitrgen fillen accumul...
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 3.2L electric cooling fan
Checked all available resources,i.e. Alldata,Identifix, and Mitchell. Need to know specific location of the SAM and the auxiliary electric fan control module. I assume this fan will run under certain circumstances with the key removed but not forever. Does any...
1999 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L oil level sensor VIN: 4JGAB54E3X
This Benz has a constant engine oil level warning lamp on. It comes on about 1 minute after starting every time and stays on. Oil is full and new. We have been servicing this vehicle for 2 years and the light has never come on. Mitchell has little info on this...
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...
1998 Mitsubishi Diamante LS 3.5L Misfire, MIL Lamp on, Lack of Power VIN: 6MMAP57P3W
Car came in with intermittent miss and lack of power. Scan tested and found code PO304. Replaced ign. wires and v/c gaskets. Small amount of oil in plug holes. Wires were original and KV tested high. Inspected plugs. Has Iridium NGk plugs and they are at .043 ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0302, P0304
1978 Nissan 280Z 2.8L No Start VIN: H1830-4592
This car came in on the hook with no start...We narrowed it down to the Mass Air Flow sensor. We replaced it with a remanufactured MAF and did a major tune up...The car left and was then towed in the following day with a no start condition again. We found a br...
1994 Nissan Quest GXE 3.0L Calipers VIN: 4N2DN11W9R
The van came in with the left front and the right rear locking up. checked the master cyl when locked up by removing the line from master and no change break inlet line loose to actuator and still no change. Break the outlet side of actuator lose the the locke...
1995 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L hard start VIN: JN1CA21D0S
Greetings Nissan Techs: We have here in the shop a 95 maxima that has a starting problem, at times when it is started the starter is fighting an early combustion before the piston is at the top of it's stroke. This happens once and a wile and there is no patt...
1995 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.1L Starting VIN: 1G2WJ52M3S
This vehicle came in on the hook,no crank,or click.Went threw Mitchell flow chart and determined to be the anti-theft relay behind glove box,replaced but no change.I tested the 2 thin wires coming from ign switch,the resitance was the same as the key and was c...
1997 Subaru Legacy L 2.2L condenser fan VIN: 4S3BK4358V
Hi guys i am chasing a code p1500 in this subaru, the sub fan or condenser fan is inop only when a/c is off only the main fan cycles. The sub fan will work normally if the a/c is on but will not cycle for normal cooling operation. the fan does not get 12 volts...
2002 Subaru Legacy L 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 4S3BH63512
Car came in with a code P0037 Heated O2 sensor heater control cicuit low. We replacwed entire cat system and both O2 sensors. Code came back. Any Subaru experts out there that can help m e with this one? Thinking about changing the pcm, maybe? Trouble codes: P0037 (Heated Oxygen Sensor Heater Control Circuit low Bank 1 Sensor 2)
1996 Toyota Camry DX 2.2L compressor VIN: 4T1BG12K3T
Hello to everyone. This is my sons camry and I don't do AC work. This car cools great when you first start and run the AC. After about 15 miles or so the cooling gets less and less until finally there is no cooling. I had the freon charge checked by AC mechani...
2001 Toyota Solara SLE 3.0L Cuts out VIN: 2T1CF22P71
Hello all i have a problem with this toyota camry solara customer came in and said car loses power on the highway so at first we recommended to do maintenece wires plugs fluids fuel injection cleaning throttle body cleaning a few days later customer returned w...
2003 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4.0L hatch door VIN: JTEBU14R53
opened hatch and freed up mechanism and now as soon as you close hatch in a few seconds automaticaly opens by itself. want to know if there is a way to programme it. thx
1999 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L Excessive Emissions VIN: WVWNA63B2X
hi guys pls help first time customer fail i/m smog check 15/25 mph high nox 800 to 900ppm at 15 and 25mph hc 1ppm and co 0.1 no mil and no codes running lean underload low power going up hill and pining noise underload checked vacuum leak with propane and smok...

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2001 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L wrong ecm VIN: WAUED64B21
2003 Audi A4 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUJC68E63
1st off, big thanks to Mark, John, Jared, Robert, and Issac. I erased the codes, and did the road test as Jared suggested, codes did not come back. I had thought that if there was a low voltage prob, there wouldn't be enough voltage to properly fire the plugs,... Trouble codes: P0300 (random misfire), P0301 (misfire cyl. 1), P0302 (misfire cyl.2), P0420 (cat not efficient cyl.1), P1602 (battery voltage low at ecm intermittently).
1995 Buick Regal Custom 3.8L Starter VIN: 2G4WB52L6S
thanks to everyone I did measure the resistance and ohms and the white wire was infact a problom... i installed a resistor and put it all back together it starts properly however the security light is still on oh well it runs thanks a million to everyone
2001 Buick Regal LS 3.8L engine VIN: 2G4WB55K11
Thanks to all who replied.It turned out to be the ignition switch not feeding enough power to the circuit.
1994 Chevrolet K2500 5.7L No Power VIN: 1GCFK24H9R
Well we checked to make sure the timing mark on the harmonic balancer was correct by bringing up #1 Cylinder tdc and it was, I barrowed my brothers 95 Chev C2500 W/ 5.7L and swapped injectors and computer W/ Prom and still no power I did receive one reply from...
1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52T7W
Thanks to Dr. Kulbir, Tony & Don. Sometimes it is the most simplest thing. The radio! Replaced radio, so far so good! Thanks! Trouble codes: U1000 (Class 2 Serial Communication Problem).
1998 Chevrolet Malibu 2.4L Engine VIN: 1G1ND52T4W
Hello again. This is out the door and the needle doesn't get much above half on the gauge. I read all you replies and Randy, Joe and Brad were right on the money. To confirm it was the heater core or the "H" valve we bypassed the heater hoses and test drove ...
1999 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L lack of power VIN: 1GCGC24R0X
Thanks for all the replies, I did forget to put in my original tech mail that I had checked for exhaust back pressure, it was ok. come to find out my information told me that fuel pressure was suppose to be between 50-58 psi, indeed it's supposed to be 60+, fu...
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L rpms VIN: 1G1ND52JZ1
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.0L cruise control VIN: 1GBJK34U81
well this truck is finally out of my hair. Turns out customers son had installed led brake/turn lamps in utilty bed. after it was fixed he said o yeah thats right about the time the cruise control quit working. On brake input wire that is b+ with brake depress...
2003 Chevrolet Venture LS 3.4L valve train VIN: 1GNDX03E63
First I want to thank those that responded all 8,some were concerned about the oil pressure, at 35 psi at idle you would think that some oil would make it to upper end, I didnt try at higher rpm as didnt want to further damage engine, I believe those that said...
1999 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H7X
after the 3rd reman dist. engine now runs.thank you for all your input.
1994 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 2B3ED56FXR
Hello to everyone and once again thanks for any and all help. This vehicle still exhibits a no start intermittantly and I still have not figured it out. However the customer wishes to hold off at this time and has purchased another car. This vehicle is sitting...
2002 Dodge Neon SE 2.0L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B3ES46C32
We have concluded that someone is siphoning gas from this vehicle! There are no leaks, great fuel trim, O2s switching properly, gauge is working. We dropped the tank to verify, all is good. Thank you to all who responded, your help is greatly appreciated!
1988 Ford Mustang LX 5.0L rear axle VIN: 1FABP41E0J
Hi guys and girls.We have tried moving the pinion in some more and no difference.owner now has picked up another rear axle and we will experiment with this one to see if there is a difference.big thanks to all who offered their time.Have a great day.K.W.
1992 Ford Escort 1.9L Cooling Fan VIN: 3FAPP135XN
Hello Thanks for the help. Scanner in the shop when this car came in. As a couple of you suggested looking closer at the two temp sensors. I traced wiring on rear sensor and found it was pinched between trans and block. Fan works in high and low speeds fine. ...
1997 Ford F-350 7.5L cooling system VIN: 1FTSW35G4V
We are waiting for the customer to get the money to replace the fuel switching valve insted of feeding the motor when they switch to the rear tank, it feeds part to the engine and part to the front tank, we still don't have any answers about the overheating.
1997 Ford F-250 XL 7.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FTHW26F8V
I struck out on this one even with all the help. I had checked the grounds prior to posting and the truck had not been "chipped" though I didn't realize this could be the problem. I even tried new wires from the relay to the pcm for the monitor circuts just to... Trouble codes: P0605, P1395, P1396.
2004 Ford Mustang 3.9L convertable top VIN: 1FAFP44694
thanks techs, truth is I thought unit was full but the fluid was airaided. i had just tried to make the top go up before i pulled the plug out. so of course fluid came out. double checked it next day and it was low. can't find any leaks? car lot car so somebod...
1999 GMC K1500 Sierra SLE 5.7L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GTEK19R1X
I would like to thank everyone for all of the replies. What I found was engine oil getting into bank 2 sensor 1 HO2 sensor conector and shorting it out. So, I replaced with a new one and informed the customer about the oil leaks. On the misfire on cylinder #5 ... Trouble codes: P0300, P0305, P0154, P1153 (HO2 sensor insufficient switching Bank2 Sensor1), P0151.
1989 Honda Accord LXi 2.0L Engine VIN: 1HGCA6188K
Customer was in no hurry; 4th family car. Sat in the back of the shop. Had never seen a brand new cap and rotor faulty enough to inhibit strong spark. Visual inspection showed no defects. Pretty simple components after all. But tried another set on a whim and...
2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHDN45D61
Sorry for delay in closing, thanks again for help. Followed tsb for alternator ground cleaning as suggested by a couple members and dtc has not returned. Who would have thunk !!! Trouble codes: P0133.
1998 Isuzu Rodeo S 3.2L timing belt VIN: 4S2CM58WOW
I went back and turned the right cam back 360 and this time it started and ran on all 6 cylinders. I know i had the marks on before I turned the cam,I checked it a lot of times. I dont know why the plugs werent firing on that side. This has been a wierd expear...
1994 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L No Start VIN: SAJKX174XR
As many suggested, the crank position sensor was the culpurit!! These vehicles is also very touchy for low voltage causing the same type of problem, however boosting battery voltage did not help our vehicle. I thank you all very much for your advice on this o...
1997 Jaguar Vanden Plas 4.0L accessory memory VIN: SAJKX6240V
Received 3 good replies,one suggesting I disconnect the battery for 2 hours,the other that I check the grounds and related circuits.Did both,but still have the same problem. I spoke to a Jag tech and he tells me that the seat motor potentiometers go bad and c...
1999 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L Relay #7 engine comptartment fuse box overheats. VIN: SALPV1446X
It is hard for me to say this car is fixed. I think “fragile truce” best describes the situation. The #7 relay supplies operating current for the computer, both cabin blower fans, and servo- motors for ductwork. I feel that the current recorded is normal fo...
2002 Lincoln LS 3.9L blows a/c clutch fus VIN: 1LNHM87A92
Replaced compressor clutch coil 2 weeks later still no blown fuse Thanks to those that replied
2002 Mitsubishi Montero Limited 3.5L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JA4MW51R42
This car is fixed and gone thanks to Jason. The crank sensor trigger wheel broke off the crank sprocket while removing the crank pulley and caused the problem. i didn't had to replace it though, i just substituted 2 new pins that holds it in place to replace t... Trouble codes: P0335, P0340.
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer ES 2.0L 2-3 shift VIN: JA3AJ26E33
1997 Pontiac Trans Sport 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GMDX03E7V
Thanks for your replies. The vehicle is not fixed yet. Owner needed car back but will get back to me. some suggestions were maybe egr on back wards, wiring problem or ecm. I will update post when I get car back. thanks Trouble codes: P1401, P1655.
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.8L compressor VIN: 1G2WJ52KXV
Sorry to mention we replaced the orfice,also. Installed all genuine parts,including manifold hose assy. Hope it stays fixed. Thanks to all whom responded.
2002 Pontiac Grand Am SE 3.4L MIL Lamp on
First off I would like to thank everyone that sent replies to this question. I had 2 replies that identified the fuse. 1 as the "emission related systems" and 1 as the "environmental reporting logistics systems" fuse. Not sure which 1 is right but if anyone el... Trouble codes: P0141, P0443, P0446.
1999 Toyota Camry CE 2.2L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Surge, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 4T1GB22K9X
THANKS TO ALL WHO ANSWERED MY REQUEST FOR HELP. I found a known good cat in my storage room and installed it and yes yes yes it fixed the vehicle. You cannot see in the top part of this cat, even a bore scope did not help. The car is fixed and paid for and ...
2002 Toyota Hilux PU 2.8L motor VIN: JTFDE69680
Thanks to all that helped me I will be putting this motor back together this weekend. Mark [...] Gave me the info I needed Thanks Guys It was sugusted I use the Toyota web site but it is for US made cars and trucks. I would like to find a goo...
1987 Volkswagen Jetta 1.8L rotors,master cyl VIN: WVWGA0160H
Thanks for all the help on this one. I replaced the booster and we have had no more problems. Thanks again IATN Craig
1999 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 2.0L expansion valve VIN: 3VWCA21C7X
Most of the replies said its the compressor. The customer bought a compressor kit online and that has an expantion valve and drier so I replaced all. The compressor was the culprit.They just stop pumping,internal malfuntion is the word. Thanks for all the supp...
1999 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWSE29M9X
Hi all, and thank you for all the help. I crossed my fingers on this one and replaced the timing chains and tensioners as well as all the chain guides. It turns out that the small ammount of wear in the timing components did indeed cause the cam/crank correlat... Trouble codes: 17748 (P1340 Cam/Crank position sensors out of sequence).
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