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1999 Audi A4 1.8L ABS & Brake VIN: WAUCB28D9X
I Hi Audi techs, Yellow abs light on steady and red brake light is on flashing, beepers beeping when car first started. Using AST scanner with VW Audi software, I get "no communication" message. I'm able to communicate with engine management and trans. modules...
2000 Audi A6 Quattro 2.7L 1-2 shift VIN: WAUED64B4Y
this car seems to shift into 2nd gear to early, with a bang.no power till up to speed .cant tap shifter + or - when stopped wil pull out in 2nd unless u put in park and turn key off then restart 1st will work till it shifts with a bang. hard to go up hill star...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L instrument cluster VIN: WBAGH83461
BMW Gurus I need answers on 'Instrument and CAN issues'. This car was on our lot "FOR SALE" while our shop was closed for vacation.Everything worked and there were "No Lights on" before it was parked. Well two weeks later and a record 9" of rain and the fun st...
1992 Buick Roadmaster Limited 5.7L Hesitation, Surge VIN: 1G4BT5372N
Customer complaint of surge at idle and when driving slow from cold start. ALso found no power all the time. Fuel pressure 13 psi at idle, 16 psi with return line dead headed. No change with power when dead headed. Tested fuel volume and less than 1 pint in 30...
1999 Buick Regal GS 3.8L No Start, Stall VIN: 2G4WF5210X
this one is giving me fits, after running for about 5 minutes car will go into convoltions and stall, will not restart for about two hours. if you hold the key over to start it will crank and try to start for a split second then go back to crank when start fai...
1998 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Theft System VIN: 1G6KY5492W
Still have this cadi beatin me up. Sets a code B3055=(The PASS-Key III Theft Deterrent (VTD) Module performs an internal test to determine if a key is present every 300 milliseconds . If the test determines that a key is not present the VTD module will indicat...
1994 Chevrolet S10 Blazer Tahoe 4.3L Mechanical VIN: 1GNDT13WXR
This vehicle came in with a no start. We check and find the flywheel has three broken teeth. We want to know have anyone ran into this before or know what cause this to happen. We replace the flywheel and starter in October 06.The customer put about 200 miles ...
1996 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L brake/directional lights VIN: 2G1WL52M4T
Customer had 5 yrs/no problems. Brake and Rear directionals work fine Independently. 3rd Brake light Always works! If brake pedal depressed and Left directional have 3rd light only, and with right directional have 3rd light and no Right brake light but Left wo...
1997 Chevrolet P30 7.4L Mechanical VIN: 1GBLP37J33
This vehicle came in with all 4 brakes burned up "4 wheel disc". The front brakes had gotten hot enough to melt the ABS wheel sensors. We did a complete brake job with rotors, calipers, pads, ABS sensors and hoses. Then completly flushed the hydraulic system ...
1998 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GCEC19RXW
the truck will not start unless you spray the throtle with starting fluid. it will stay running but when you shut it off it will not restart unless you spray the throtle. Trouble codes: P1345 (ckp/cmp correlation)
1999 Chevrolet Malibu 3.1L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G1ND52J2X
looking for help with this car code p0410, keeps reseting changed pump and solenoid control valve, has anyone had any experance with this problem? Trouble codes: P0410 (air system)
2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LS 3.5L no start/ no crank VIN: 1G1ZT62895
2003 Chrysler Town & Country LXi 3.8L tcm module VIN: 2C4GT54L03
conditions for failure: customer sits in carpool for 25 to 35 min. puts van in park to open power sliding doors. all gear indicators light up at the same time, the power sliding doors stop working and the van goes into limp mode. happened one time at the shop....
1989 Dodge D250 5.9L power steering pump VIN: 1B7KE268XK
I have a dodge truck with a diesel engine. We replaced the power steering pump a couple months back due to broken shaft at 116507 mile. The truck came back in with same problem at 118878 miles. we replaced the pump and all was good for only about 40-50 mile an...
1995 Dodge Intrepid ES 3.5L speedo, tach VIN: 1B3HD56T9S
Good day everyone, we bought this car from an auction,(now I know why is was there) the speedo, odometer, and tach are inop, code 66, no buss signal from bcm, with the scanner I can comand the gauges with a sweep test, and I have data (speed and tach) on data ...
1997 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L limp mode stuck in 2nd VIN: 2B4GP44RXV
First off thanks for taking time to give some guidance.I am having some problems with this caravan.It is stuck in 2nd gear with no shift at all.My codes under engine on my scan tool is code 45...tcm module.I have replaced the module with no change...Under the ...
1999 Dodge Durango SLT 5.2L No Start, Stall VIN: 1B4HS28Y4X
i have a good one here. this customer has been complaining that the durango stalls but not all the time. what happens is the truck stalls and will not restart ( has not happened to me yet ) it the customer just leaves the key in the on position and whats for t...
1992 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Left Cylinder Head
Customer complaint is that the car runs rough, bucks and lacks power. I test drove and verified that the engine was misfiring. The tune up parts looked pretty old so i removed and inspected the plugs and wires. I found that the #5 spark plug tube was filled wi...
1994 Ford Mustang 3.8L No Start, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1FALP444XR
need help from any ford guys out there, have this mustang that will run for about 3 to 4 mins when cold and then die. when it dies we lose injector pulse at the pcm. also keeps setting po320 pip input malfunction code. i'n not real falmiliar with this ford sys... Trouble codes: P0320
1994 Ford Mustang GT 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP45T0R
hello, this stang has the ck eng lite on after warm up. it will sometimes blink. the scanner is showing the throttle position sensor changing between 0v and 1.04v, its all over the place. the vref voltage is fixed at 6.65v, but intermently going to 14v, but ch... Trouble codes: 998 (koer), 122 (koer tp signal low)
1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L ss3 VIN: 1FAP52U9WA
Customer came in with ck. eng light on Checked codes with scanner found code PO500 speed sensor fault and code PO503 vss intermitant. Removed speed sensor found gear hard to move and replaced. Cleared code and drove speedo works now no problem.Drove car home w...
2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lariat 5.4L speedo, ABS lite VIN: 1FTNX21L62
Hello, I have this F250 that turns on the ABS lite when it want's to , speedo drops out for a split second and goes back to normal, no code in any of the modules, tried new speed sensor in rear axle, does same thing, speed sensor send signal to ABS module, ABS...
2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XL 4.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU77E12
Here is my question... Fuel pump in this returnless system is always commanded at 100% even when its already running with too much pressure and rich. I know the pump module is bad but Im not sure that would explane why the pump is comanded 100% on all the time... Trouble codes: P0175, P0172
2002 Ford Explorer XLT 4.0L rear driveline VIN: 1FMZU73EX2
customer has had rear differential carrier replaced and transfer case replaced. has snapping,cracking noise when shifting park to drive or revesre to drive and slight acceleration with foot on brake. have inspected all bushings, mounts, crossmember, etc.. can ...
2003 Ford Taurus LX 3.0L Instrument cluster warning lights VIN: 1FAFP55U53
Hello, Customer complaint is that SOMETIMES engine may stlumble, and then the instrument cluster warning lights come on, as if doing a bulb check after starting car. Also the engine has stalled at idle a couple of times and then the warning lights flash on, an...
2003 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer 5.4L starter VIN: 1FMFU18L83
This truck would occasionally "wing off" while starting. The starter drive would disengage during cranking. We replaced the starter with a rebuilt one and it started doing it after just a couple of days. We swapped it two more times and had it do this to us in...
2005 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2FAFP71W25
Need assistance. 2005 Crown Victoria police pursuit. It continues to reset P0305 #5 cylinder misfire. Engine compression is 135 psi on #5. Replaced spark plug. Switched coil. Switched injector. Still resets code P0305. Scan tool data shows no misfire while dri... Trouble codes: P0305 (5 cylinder misire)
2000 GMC Sierra 2500 SL 5.3L prnd321 VIN: 1GTFC24T9Y
hello there we have a strange one here and wonder if anyone else has seen it before. the vehicle came in with a totally inoperable florencent display for the gear position indicator- we diagnosed this to a bad switch and corroded connectors(2)at the trans. rep...
1991 Honda Accord LX 2.2L No Start VIN: 1HGCB765XM
well this one has me stumped. intermittent no start. pulled fuel line at rail no fuel while cranking. changed main relay. no different. changed fuel pump. worked for a while and then boom. no start. injector pulse good. what am i missing))? does something else...
1995 Honda Civic EX 1.6L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1HGEJ1126S
Problem/Complaint: Vehicle came in with a surging idle. RPM quickly goes from 700 to 1300 up and down constantly. NO CODES. I searched iATN for answers and found most likely cause may be the IAC. I tried a known good IAC and still did the same thing. I also r...
2001 Honda CR-V SE 2.0L converter? VIN: JHLRD18701
Hi i got this Honda in with the complaint that it "makes a noise when accelerating up a hill" as it turns out with more customer communication, that when starting out on a hill the vehicle will not begin to move till the engine is running over about 2200 rpm, ...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Climate control VIN: 5FNRL18623
Looking for those Honda Tech. Gurus. I need your help!!! Climate Control At times it will come on when you hit a bump in the road other wise it is completely dead. No heat, a/c, blower, vent, No LED readout, nothing. I have checked fuses and replaced blower t...
2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L Excessive Emissions, Stall VIN: JNKCP11A8Y
came in for failed emission test only, no stalling issues, only failed on idle co by little bit,, limit .70 but was 1.37 %, after repair co at idle went up to 7.37, thru the roof! rechecked all work, even went so far as to put old parts back, did not recheck e...
2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L power steering VIN: JNKCP11A8Y
Hello folks. I have this 2000 G20 and the power steering does not work when the car is stopped, when moving it works and feels like it should. If RPM's are raised while at a stop the power steering still does not work and feels just as though the car is turne...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L short circuit VIN: 1J4GW68N2X
Jeep Techs This car came to me with blower system inop and overhead console displaying message, "short circuit". We tested and replaced the blower resistor unit and related harness with factory jeep unit and blower motor. All is now normal with blower operatio...
1999 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4.0L Engine VIN: 1J4FY49SXX
This Jeep was towed into our shop. Customer said engine he was on the freeway when the engine started making a clicking noise and started loosing power. It finally stalled and steam started coming out from the hood. He said it was not running hot and the oil p...
2000 Kia Spectra GS 1.8L Instrument Lighting VIN: KNAFB1611Y
When brake pedal is applied, in any gear, instrument lamps come on. Dash dimmer, radio, climate knobs. All these lamps come on when the pedal is depressed. From the limited diagrams I have, I find no correlation between the pedal switch and instrument lamps....
1992 Lincoln Town Car 4.6L air ride conversion VIN: 1LNLM8W5NY
Customer brought in a 1992 towncar with a rear air spring susspenion wanting to convert it to reg coil springs I know there are kits for these but I also heard you can just use off the shelf coil springs is that true has anyone one done this??? any help would ...
1995 Mazda Millenia 2.5L Cuts out VIN: JM1TA2219S
Engine runs good, but can be riding along and it will die.pull off road, recrank & die, recrank & die, let it sit for about 2 min. and will crank and run on, may not happen for another hour or so, has 2 codes PO725 and P1195. Cust. had car for 3 yrs and has al... Trouble codes: P0725, P1195
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 4.2L Hesitation VIN: WDBJF72F7V
Engine shaking badly at idle. Tested and replaced #7 ignition coil and idled fine. Found that on accel from stop there was no power until rpm's came up and then came in. Cleared previous codes and drove a number of drive cycles. There are no codes now. Install... Trouble codes: P0410 (Secondary air injection malfunction), P0300 (Misfiring Damages TWC), P0307 (Misfiring of cylinder 7 damages TWC)
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor 2.3L No Start VIN: WDBHA24G5X
After having sat idle for only 4-6 week's customer returned to town only to findhis C 230 Kopmpressor would not start. Even thoughthe instrument cluster powered up it had a no crank/nostart problem.Customer had car towed to our shop,for us to diagnose.In the p...
2002 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG 5.5L ride control and light VIN: WDBNG73J12
Hello and thank you for giving this one a look. We have a 2002 MBZ S55 with an active body control light on with a code C1526; Supply pressure stored interfered. On alldatta, we can not find listing. The customer did one recall on the vehicle for a front suppl...
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer LS 2.0L No Start VIN: JA3AJ36E13
this little lancer was just bought fron used car lot.dies on road and towed in,next am jumped in and started right up. brought in shop and scanned for codes,found p0335 ' crank sensor - p0340 cam sensor. checked tsb,s and found they had a problem in the sensor...
1991 Nissan 240SX 2.4L Excessive Emissions VIN: JN1M536PXM
the customer installed a japanese 2.4 turbo into this car. i went to some nissan performance sites and found out the ecm and the sensors are used from the none turbo motor. the only differance i see is the o2 is differant and it has 4 injectors and no distr. i...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA21DXX
This is one for the nissan freaks!! Customer has been to two other repair shops, one was a dealership, and the other was an aftermarket repair center. Then it came to me as a nightmare. I'm determined to not let this one beat me! So now i'm looking for reinfor... Trouble codes: P0403 (egr volume control valve circuit fault)
2000 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: JN1CA31D8Y
Came in with two codes P0400 & P0420. Cleared codes, let it cool down. Went through the test drive, and the P0400 came back. While driving it I was watcing the EGR Temp, and the EGR control. I didn't notice much temp cange wen te valve was opening or closing. ... Trouble codes: P0400, P0420
1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Cuts out, Misfire VIN: 1G2NE12TXW
The vehicle ran with no problems for three weeks after the work at the previous shop. Initially died, restarted and ran fine for about 3 more days. The car the died, restarted but ran poorly and was limped home and towed to our shop. Only code is a PO300 multi... Trouble codes: P0300
2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3.8L Anti theft VIN: 1G2WP52K32
I need some help on this passkey 3 system. This car has the passkey module on the steering column near the lock cylinder. From what I've been able to find this system has a transponder in the key. Is this correct? If it's in there it must be really small! I ha...
1995 Saturn SC2 1.9L PCM, ECT, Cooling fan VIN: 1G8ZG12715
Vehicle came in a few days ago. The owner informed me that it had been intermittently overheating for about three months previous, and seemed to him to happen randomly. He mentioned that on a long trip, it was fine, so I suspected the cooling fan was inoperati...
1992 Toyota Pickup DLX 2.4L Surge, Stall VIN: JT4RN93P4N
THANK YOU ALL FOR ANY AND ALL HELP AN ADVANCE. This truck runs fine cold but after a 5 minute drive it will surge on a tip in accel may stall after very hot. The truck runs and pulls away fine on light or smooth accel. I checked the T.P.S. and found it to swe...
1997 Toyota T100 DLX 3.4L speedometer VIN: JT4TN12D0V
Thanks in advance. Unsure how to test for this problem. I have no Speedometer, no Cruise Control (Light comes on). Scanner says VSS Fault. Tested VSS 2 at transmission and replaced - problem remains. Speedometer works with cable removed from transmission and h...
2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS 1.8L tcc solenoid VIN: 3VWSD69M21
check all plugs on trans and all appear to be connected , alldata gives no help on this code at all, reading up on this tranny , looks like valve body gets alot of replacement need a little guidance on where to look next thanks in advance michael
1991 Volvo 740 2.3L No Start VIN: YV1FA8850M
Please help, Asian car tech here, this Volvo was towed to our shop with a no start condition. Vehicle cranks fine, and fires occasionally but will not start. Have a very weak intermittent spark from the coil. At first I thought it had jumped time, because that... Trouble codes: 233

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2001 Acura RL Premium 3.5L Auto Lighting VIN: JH4KA96521
Thanks to all that replied...problem has not happened since disconnecting and reconnecting the auto lighting control module located near left rear strut tower in trunk. I feel it must have been a connection problem there...Thanks, Steve
1992 Audi 100 2.8L No Start VIN: WAUEJ54A3N
I ended up sending this car to Audi. It turns out the crankshaft pulley keyway was sheared off and the car was out of time even though it looked in time. Whats funny is when they dropped it off the tow truck at the dealer the car started. It would not start fo...
1989 BMW 525i 2.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: WBAHC2306K
Hi Gang This car is fixed. The fix was cleaning and adjusting the TPS. My Some-data was not very clear on the operation and adjustment procedure. The TPS was covered in oil so I completely removed the throttle body and the TPS, cleaned it with brake clean, th...
2001 BMW 325Ci 2.5L abs VIN: WBABS33491
Thank you for replies. Ordered sensor will replace. Excellent response with great detail. thanks again. Rich
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 3.0L MIL on VIN: 5UXFA53552
After I fixed the vehicle I did get a response but it did not havr specific info. I called [...] and they gave me the info I needed. Code 089 is low voltage to ecu Code 090 is Temporary deactivation Code 108 is SN control.. they could not define SN So after re...
1969 Buick electra 225 430CID torque specs VIN: 4B4399H122
thank you all for taking the time for your replies.. the first came only 15 minutes after posting question... i have learned a lot about this repair.. the difference in torque specs are due to motors vs chiltons.. motors seems more accurate according to jeff i...
1984 Buick Century Custom 3.0L alternator VIN: 1G4AH19E9E
after more testing and probing, i decided to take bob from minnesota advice. i took the alt back to our local rebuilder and they made it a single wire self exciting alt. it works perfectly. thanks to all that offered help, there were many replies, all were app...
2000 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L electric windows, locks,mirrors VIN: 1G4HP54K6Y
Many thanks for the great replies I received! The car is fixed. A special thank you to William from Ontario for suggesting that the wiring diagram shows that ALL switch inputs from drivers door, including the power locks and trunk release which are located com...
1993 Chevrolet Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car 5.7L No Start VIN: 2G1FP22P8P
This car is finally fixed, Thanks for all the responses. I followed the flow chart for the code 43. It came down to replacing PROM. Come to find out, the people who rebuilt the PCM installed a random PROM from who knows where. Now the theft enable says 'yes' a... Trouble codes: 43 (esc module or sensor circuit problem), 1NF0.
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 5.7L cooling fans VIN: 2G1FP22P5T
Thanks for your input. One thing we didn't check was the heads for leakage. It failed the radiator combustion leak check. After removing heads we found the engine had most likely been run hot for a while, leaking by the head gasket. Thanks again.
1997 Chevrolet K1500 5.7L Surge VIN: 1GBEK19RXV
Hi guys! For those of you who suggested that it was the distributor gear you were dead on! I pulled it and the teeth were so thin they were like sharp blades. I replaced it with a new distributor from Car Quest and I couldn't ask for a smoother running ... Trouble codes: P1345.
1999 Chevrolet Venture 3.4L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1GNDX03E0X
I changed the crank sensor and for a week now so far so good. Thanks for all the help
2000 Chevrolet S10 4.3L Excessive Emissions, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCDT14W9Y
2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer LT 4.2L driver window VIN: 1GNDT13S76
reprogamed bdm to driver door switch/modual at dealer and everything is working fine. could only get car bdm to switch/modual re-programed at dealer.- my snapon modus is incapubal of down-sterming the values form GM. when old switch went bad it disengaged it s...
2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Van 3.9L Stall VIN: 2B7HB11XX1
Suggested many of the replies to customer, leaning toward transmission problems. Customer decided to cut his losses and cut my bill. Thanks for the help
2001 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B3HD46R91
SORRY GUYS BUT THE CUSTOMER DIDN'T WANT TO PERSUE IT ANY FURTHER. CUSTOMER SAID IT RUNS TO GOOD TO REPLACE ANY PARTS AND SAID HE IS OK WITH THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON. SORRY BUT NO FIX FOR THIS ONE. DON Trouble codes: P07E5 (undefined code), P0089 (fuel pressure reg. performance problem), P0181 (fuel temp sensor a circuit range/ performance).
2004 Dodge Ram 2500 ST 5.7L Cuts out VIN: 3D7KU28D84
well it seems i should have checked this my self instead of relying on my tech...after driving and raising vehicle found wiring harness from nvld switch which he had just replaced...rubbed on front drriveshaft! he sucks yes? sdorry for the false alarm and than...
1997 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FALP54N5V
Thanks to the few of you that replied to my help request!!The customer called back after we installed a new solenoid (the correct one)and after about a week and a half the light is still off!If the vehicle does come back again I beleive that Dennis in New York... Trouble codes: P0411.
2002 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Misfire VIN: 1FTRW07L52
Jay and Kevin were right on. It was a coil (cylinder #5). I used mode $06 on my scan tool to locate the coil that was misfiring. It had a few thousand misfires, but was below the max limit to set the check engine light. Replaced the coil and no more proble...
2003 Ford F-150 King Ranch 5.4L whistle VIN: 1FTRW08L83
After running the gamut on this truck we were finally able to isolate the issue to the vent hose from the front differential had been run to vacuum...FROM THE FACTORY. It just took 141k for it to starting whistling.
2005 Ford Expedition XLS 5.4L starter fuse
I posted before I got the car back to me hoping to get so info frist. Started to check wiring and found the wire to the stater rubbed through at the ac line by the pass side valve cover. thanks to all that replied.
1993 GMC K1500 Sierra 5.7L 1-2 shift VIN: 2GDEK19KXP
thanks for all the responses,david,phyllis,and edward were correct. it ended up being the ecm. i checked amperage at the epc wire at ecm,and the amps were low indicating high pressure.replaced ecm and shifts are great.thanks again
2004 GMC Envoy SLE 4.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GKES12S94
1999 Honda Accord EX 2.3L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1HGCG6679X
Thank ypu all for your replies. special thanks to Mark from kentucky for the phone call and Rolf from washington. the fix ended up being going through a relearn procedure that for some reason needed me to drive the car for an extended period of time which is... Trouble codes: P0505 (iac malfunction).
2000 Honda Civic DX 1.6L Oxygen Sensor VIN: 2HGEJ6612Y
This vehicle is finally fixed after kicking my butt for awhile. I ended up going back to the basics and found that when I backprobed the connector, the voltage was good but when I wiggled the wires I lost voltage. Basically I found the wires in the connector...
1998 Hyundai Tiburon FX 2.0L Surge, Cuts out VIN: KMHJG34F5W
Hi Techs,thanks a lot for al the help, some good tips,but only Andrew [...] got it right,after installing a new maf, you have to diconnect the battery to reset ecm,otherwise it still thinks it has the old part in there,so after doing that it runs perfect! th...
2000 Jaguar XKR 4.0L Right Rear 1/4 window VIN: SAJJA42B8Y
Thank you to Jason [...] who took the time to reply and even send me some extra information. It is appreciated! The reply's contain valuable info., but here is a summary. When replacing the 1/4 window regulator (whi...
2005 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L air distributuion VIN: SAJWA51AX5
We got this one going. Stanly and Jason were both on the right track...I disconnected the battery first...then started and ran the system from full cold to full hot and then began to run it thru the modes.. and it worked. Looks like the blend actuators had ...
1993 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4.0L No Start VIN: 1J4FT68S5P
i had some interesting answers and i had some not so interesting answers. johnathan [...] was the closest one to the problem. i opened up the pcm and found some cold solder joints where the wiring harness plugs into it...specifically on the coil reference ...
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L parking brake VIN: 1J4GW48S3Y
It is finally fixed after a few delays. Replaced the leaking seal and bearing. Also replaced backing plate with customer agreeing with me about problem solution possibilities. I also found the spring for the park brake cable actuator did not have very much ten...
1999 Land Rover Discovery Series II 4.0L No Start VIN: SALTY1247X
Well i am going to have it towed to dealer. i have had no luck fixing this engine. i got it to at least start but runs like firing order wrong and runing on 2 cylinders, and when applying throttle it back fires. fuel pressure 49lbs, good spark on all 8, cam an... Trouble codes: P0335 (Crank sensor), P1884.
1997 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1YUGE22D9V
removing the throttle body and cleaning the hidden egr ports behind it was the solution to this recurring problem thanks to all who answered and to bill from conn. who gave us this suggestion Trouble codes: P0400.
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL 3.8L Excessive Emissions, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: WDBBA45C3F
Thanks to all of you who gave your valuable time. And to the guy that thinks he knows everything, you cant be that good!!! I replaced the engine oil temp switch because it was open ckt all the time and the engine coolant temp switch because it was physically c...
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 2.8L Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire VIN: WDBHA28E3V
Thanks to everyone who help me with this one. We sent this to the dealer and After they looked at it. They said it was the fuel regulator. so we said told them to change it. They did. same problem. Then we were told that they needed two more hours to search ou...
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 3.2L only operates in 2 nd gear VIN: 4JGAB54E32
good morning; i have decided to send this car to the dealer. we changed the trans oil and filter, and inspected the pan. there was no sign of any problem in pan. there were two trains of thought on the repair. one was something spilled in the gearshift i.e....
2003 Mercury Marauder 4.6L Vents VIN: 2MEHM75V83
We got the car to act up in the shop finally. Actual air flow would seep out defrost & heat. Vac. to control head was 20". Found output vac. barely 2" in any settings. As some suggested we replaced control head & problem was solved. Thanks again for all sugges...
2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT 3.0L radio VIN: 4A3AC84H81
Thank you John for the Radio Code. Entered code and on comes the radio. Thanks again.
1994 Nissan UD1400 135CID transmission VIN: JNAU4R1J1R
Finally saw the truck again yesterday,was able to get codes from the shifter. solenoid B ohmed out bad and am waiting on the solenoid. Thanks to all that tried to help. Sorry this took so long and so little info.
1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S 3.4L Cuts out, Stall VIN: 1G3WH54X2N
Thank you all for taking the time to offer help on this one. The prize goes to Robert from Indiana, and Garret from North Carolina, for their reminders & suggestions concerning fuel injectors. There is indeed a TSB concerning "phantom stall" issues w/ this RPO...
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GL 2.4L No Start VIN: 1G3NL52T0X
Thanks to everyone for your help on this one. It turned out to be a bad MAP sensor. I swapped it with one I had on a running 2.4 Cavalier and it fired right up. I also found that the hose was cracked and split, which couldn't have helped. Thanks again for savi...
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