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1993 Acura Vigor LS 2.5L Clutch VIN: JH4CC2367P
hi everyone,especially acura techs,im about to do a clutch job on this 93 acura vigor which i have never done one before,just trying to get some info regarding transmission removal.according to mitchel an extension shaft puller is needed to separate trans from...
1992 BMW 325i 2.5L crash sensor VIN: WBACB4316N
Hey everyone, ill make this short and sweet. We have a bmw in with a flashing srs light. Trouble code show that one of the 2 crash sensors are closed. My question is i can't find a good way to check which sensor is acting up. The actual sensor is bridged insid...
2001 BMW 740iL 4.4L all elec. VIN: WBAGH83461
battery will go dead intermittently after 2 days of sitting.somtimes will not do this for weeks at a time.
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAV33431
Greetings Fellow Techs. I need some help with this Bimmer. It came in for a state reinspection. Failed OBD II, CEL on Code P0365 stored in memory. Alldata has almost no info on this code. I checked the help database and found 2 cases that were similar. Both h... Trouble codes: P0365 (camshaft position sensor bank b)
2003 BMW 525i 2.5L No Start, NO CRANK VIN: WBADT43453
Car was towed in. Vehicle does not crank when you turn the key. We were able to jump the starter to get it inside, so it does run, but we noticed the transmission was in limp home mode, the selector indicator on the dash lights up but no current gear selected ... Trouble codes: 083 (ECU Internal Error 4 --TRANS COMPUTER), 141 (ATS Signal Telegram error or no telegram --INSTRUMENT)
1994 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L control head VIN: 1G4HP52L8R
Hello and thank you in advance for any help, We have a 1994 Buick Le Sabre in the shop with HVAC controls stuck on defrost. I found a vacuum hose off under the hood going to the vacuum tank but the problem we have here is electronic. It has the manual system ...
1999 Buick LeSabre Custom 3.8L Misfire VIN: 1G4HP52K1X
I have a 3.8 with multiple cylinder missfires #3 #6 cylinder miss at same time I have tried replacing the coil and module with known good wires and plugs are new and look ok what I want to know is there something related to these two cylinders (cam sync or cra... Trouble codes: P0300
2004 Buick Rendezvous CX 3.4L a.b.s.pump VIN: 3G5DB03E24
the problem only occurs at low speed stopping 3-7 miles per hour. during hard or normal braking you never feel it
1994 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L Engine VIN: 1G6KD52B5R
This car came in no start- tried to start a few times and the starter (which was removed and bench tested) just groans hard and won't turn motor. Motor will not turn clockwise by hand either. It will turn counter clockwise completely through its cycle. It WILL...
1995 Cadillac DeVille 4.9L pump noise VIN: 1G6KD52B4S
well here is another one guys, i'm pulling out my hair. deville with a power steering noise. it howls and groans, it seems to subside when you turn the wheel, but makes good noise when just sitting idling, if you wiggle the steering wheel it seems to subside a...
2002 Cadillac Seville STS 4.6L Intermediate Shaft VIN: 1G6KY54942
Caddy has a clunk felt in steering wheel especially while turning. Have updated Intermediate shaft ready to install. Just looking for some guidance before I do this. I have removed the lower column covers, how do i get to the upper bolt under the clear plastic...
1986 Chevrolet K30 Custom 6.2L tachometer VIN: 1986CUCV62
quick question I'm not the greatest diesel mechanic but I'm interested in them I own one and I have a tach that i would like to put on it now reading around i'm seeing something about hooking up to the altenator ??? will send the signal to the tach ??? If so w...
1995 Chevrolet C1500 Cheyenne 5.7L Hesitation VIN: 1GCEC14K5S
Hey Fellow Techs. Thanks in advance for you help. This truck came to my shop the first time with a tip in hesatation when taking off. I checked the EGR selenoid it was ok, checked the vac and all ok. The EGR vac syst. all checked ok. So I suspected the egr va... Trouble codes: N/A (none)
2001 Chevrolet Blazer LS 4.3L key removal VIN: 1GNDT13W91
customer complaint is he can't remove his key most times after driving the vehicle. i thought this shouldn't be this difficult to remedy. i found the solenoid at fault and showed him how to release the key by pushing the plunger with a pen thru the provided ho...
2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 6.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCHK23U23
please help gm techs. i have a fleet customer at times. sets p1516. have performed service bullitin doc#1346034. have inspected yellow feed circuits for opens. with lab scope on circuit#486 which is tp sensor2 signal it shows lots of (noise) ie poor pattern. i... Trouble codes: P1516
2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 5.3L Misfire VIN: 3GNFK16Z74
Hi Chevy Techs, I have been helping another shop on this Suburban and there is another vehicle at another shop doing the same thing. Number seven cylinder has a misfire at idle. When you raise the rpm's to around 1500, the misfire goes away. If you go above 1... Trouble codes: P0300 (Random misfire), P0307 (Cyl. 7 misfire)
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 6.6L flywheel bolts VIN: 1GCJK39124
We can't remove the flywheel bolts. If no special proceedures are used, possibly the other shop glued them in. Just want to know if these are normal bolts that remove in a normal manner.
1998 Chrysler Concorde LX 2.7L Cluster VIN: 2C3HD46R1W
I have a Chrysler Concord that has an intermittent instrument cluster problem. While driving the car at any one given time, all the gauges will drop to zero and the speed as well even though you are still at 50mph. Also all the warning lights will come on such...
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4L engine side motor mount VIN: B61T599689
looking for any tricks to get the engine side motor mount off. I am replacing the timing belt but cant get the mount out. I took the plenum off so i could jack the engine higher, but it did not help much
2006 Chrysler Pacifica 3.5L abs VIN: 2A4GM48416
Abs Light comes on, With the genesys can read all but the RR signal, replaced sensor. Cleared system even though there were none. Tested for 12v supply at all snesors only have power at RF. Does this sound like a sensor issue or controller.
1996 Dodge Intrepid 3.5L Cooling Systems VIN: 2B3HD46F1T
Customer came in today with 96 intrepid with 3.5. She complains that it would somtetimes overheat with AC on. Also she stated that the heater vent temp seemed hotter at blower speed 2 than 4. I figured the temp should feel higher due to the lower blower speed ...
1996 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L No Start, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP44R3T
complaint of intermittent no start, check engine light comes on, somtimes stalls when coming to traffic lights, replaced cam sensor, drove vehicle seemed okay. copstomer came to pick it up after sitting for aprox 2hrs, it wouldn't start. scanned computer found... Trouble codes: P0340 (no cam signal to computer)
1998 Dodge Intrepid 3.2L Mechanical VIN: 2B3HA56J3W
Hello Fellow Technicians, I have this 98 Intrepid that has a ticking/knocking noise coming from the top center of the motor area between the 2 center cylinders. I have removed the oil pan and inspected the connecting rod bearings. Bearings are in great shape a...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2B4GP443XW
customer came in with a po403 egr ckt malfunction. checked egr valve holds and motor dies out with vacuum. manifold vacuum to backpressure ok and on excel vacuum at 17 inches at egr. passages clean. resistance slighty of on backpressure at 20 ohms specs 25 to ... Trouble codes: 403 (egr ckt malfunction)
2003 Dodge Ram 3500 5.9L evaporator VIN: 3D7MA48C83
Customer came in mid summer for intermittent ac system freeze up. The lines and drier are covered in frost when it occurs. After shutting it off for 2-3 minutes it works normal again for a couple hours. He feels it is humidity related. We duplicated the condit...
2003 Dodge Dakota SLT 4.7L shifting VIN: 1D7HL48N23
runs good. if you accellerate hard, trans wont shift out of passing gear. it will read as high as 5000 rpms. if you let off a little, it may shift. if you hold it at the high rpms, it will set p0300 random mis., but that is the only code. it changes gears norm...
1991 Eagle Talon TSi 2.0L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Misfire VIN: 4E3CT64U8M
Hello, thanks in advance! I have taken over this one. No start most of the time. ECU and relay replaced no change. What I have found is cranking it over tries to start(fuel 34 psi) if it does start runs poorly. If I pull the vac hose from the regulator(39 psi)...
1983 Ford Bronco Custom 5.8L No Start VIN: 1FMDU15G8C
there is no spark the +wire to coil shows no power unless it is disconected vehical sat for 3 years
1994 Ford Tempo GL 2.3L Master Cyl VIN: 2FAPP36X7R
Here's one that I'm pulling my hair out on. I have a Ford Tempo that has virtually everything replaced on it. The customer replaced his calipers first and brought in to our shop to bleed because of soft brakes. We bled manually and sent him on his way. He came...
1995 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L cooling tube VIN: 1FTJS34H7S
We are looking for a part E8UZ 18B402 A .Ford is telling us is obsolete and nobody have it in stock. Any place to find it. Thanks to this great place. Gilbert.
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L Heater Core VIN: 1FTDX1766V
Hi guys I have a ford pickup that is making me go bald from all of the hair pulling. It came in my shop the first time for a coolant leak. We found the heater core was leaking, replaced it and sent the customer on his way. Three weeks later the heater core was...
1998 Ford Contour GL 2.0L anternator VIN: 1FALP6537W
i need charging system wiring diagram on 98 contour,all the fuse is ok ... the alternator is ok i'm ready test out side doesn't charge ,is only show 11.03volts and the speedometer doesn't work, fuel.gauge doesn't ,temperature gauge doesn't work either... i nee...
2001 Ford F-550 Super Duty XL 7.3L Cold Start VIN: 1FDXF46F6X
Have a 2001 Ford F550 with a power stroke diesel. If truck sets over night it will not start in the morning. Glow plugs are working. There is no smoke at all. Checked for codes there are none. Check oil in resevoir it is ok. If you crank long enough, it will s...
2001 Ford Escape XLS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMYUO3121
Hello everyone Im new at this so I will try to give as much info as i can.This Ford belongs to an old customer of ours that moved out of state,he is back now so he droped the car of because the car had a miss.I scaned the vehicle and saw that cyl no 1 has high... Trouble codes: P0320 (Ignition Engine Speed Input Circuit Malfunction)
2003 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lariat 7.3L Alternator VIN: 1FTSW31F73
rig was brought to us with alternator melting down. RandR alternator waranty unit napa/raylock. same prob alt was hot within minutes. check batterys tested fine. remove and clean all grounds. check all connections clean any that where questionable. check glow ...
2003 Ford Crown Victoria 4.6L headlights VIN: 2FAHP71W13
We've been chasing this lighting complain for a few months now but have been unable to affect a repair. Drivers report that sometimes during night patrol the headlights will go out. One officer reported the he was unable to get the lights to go back on by usin...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L coolant leaking VIN: 1FDWF36P14
hellow diesel techs. hope you all can enlighten me a lot. new at posting and modern diesels in general. the diesel i have here is a 6.0 ford diesel. its a late build by looking at the intake manifold, the rear of the intake doesnt go all the way around. the...
2007 Ford Edge SEL 3.5L Dual heater/AC controls in cab VIN: 2FMDK49C37
Dual control heater will put out heat on both sides in manual to feet selection only. Dual control heater does not respond to "Dual" control or any temp. change. Blower speed will change when changing temp. setting, but temp. of air coming out of heater stays ...
2002 GMC Sonoma SLS 4.3L 4wd VIN: 1GTDT13W42
During hard acceleration in 4 wheel drive there is a loud bang-pop noise coming from the front of the truck about once every ten feet. It feels like transfer case chain jumping over a gear tooth. I have removed rear drive shaft and driven truck in 4 wheel driv...
2003 Honda Odyssey EX 3.5L Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 5FNRL18963
Hi Honda Techs! I hope you can give me some pointers on where to go with this van. Last week, I had this Honda Odyssey come in for a brake job. Upon driving it, I noticed that the MIL lamp was flashing and it was running pretty bad. After doing the brakes, I p... Trouble codes: P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P1399 (undocumented code)
2000 Hyundai Accent GS 1.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: KMHCG35G9Y
Hello everyone, I have this Accent in for emissions failure diagnostics. It is passing well in all categories except for NOx. The cut limit is 605 ppm, and it's consistently coming in at about 1000-1200 ppm. Fuel supply is not a problem, pressure goes to 50PSI...
2001 Hyundai Accent GL 1.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: KMHCG35GO1
This car will be hard to start first thing in the morning on the first crank. After that it will run fine all day but will set a code P1128. To set the code the fuel trim has to go 10-15 percnt lean for 30 seconds durning 2 drive cycles. I have scoped the seco... Trouble codes: P1128 (long term fuel trim too lean)
1994 Infiniti J30 3.0L Engine VIN: JNKAY21DXR
Good day. This car came in on the hook. It has 43 psi of fuel pressure (spec is 35-43), strong spark, and I pulled the drivers side timing cover off to verify timing marks - bang on. I found the plugs to be soaked in fuel, so I pulled them all, cleaned and hea...
1999 Kia Sportage 2.0L fuel pump VIN: KNDJA7239X
does anyone have a wiring diagram for the fuel pump.
1999 Lexus LS400 4.0L Broken Valves VIN: JT8BH28F8X
The fix for this problem is obvious, I'm posting this help request in hopes of getting some insight on what might have happened so we can prevent it from hapening in the future. We replaced the timing belt on this LS400 which has variable cam timing and is an ...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air ride VIN: 5LMFU28R63
Hey people, and thanks for reading. I have this Navigator that came in with the air ride inop. There was a code for the right front height sensor. Checked sensor and found it was open in almost all positions. Replaced sensor and cleared codes. Air ride began w...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L 1-2 shift VIN: 1YVGF22CXW
First time post. Hey guys this Mazda came in for a harsh shift. After inspecting I found all the engine and transmission mounts were broken. I was sure this was the problem. After replacing them It seemed to go into gear a little rough but seemed ok. On the te...
1998 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2.3L door locks VIN: WDBKK47F7W
I replaced the PSE module in this car. Connectors were corroded, module failed. Now every time the key is turned on the horn honks one time. Iscan shows code for alarm horn missing or needs coded. Thanks in advance.
2000 Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic 3.2L No Start VIN: WDBJF82JXY
Hello, This car came in with 2 problems, at times it would not crank, other times it would start perfect, run for about 5-10 min then stall, at that point it would crank like crazy ,no restart. A few minutes later would restart no problem (I ordered a crank se...
2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 5.0L pressure monitor VIN: WDBPJ75J42
Mercedes techs please help!! Tire pressure system cannot be set. Message says "system inoperative". When we first scanned system, it said no signal from lf sensor. We removed tire and sensor appeared ok, so we moved tire to left rear to see if the code would ...
1997 Mercury Villager GS 3.0L interior lights, power door locks, windows VIN: 4M2DV111XV
Hope theres a mercury or nissan tech who can help us on this one! Vehcle came in with power windows and locks inoperative along with interior lighting not working. windows will work with car running and door locks in unlocked position with the door shut only. ...
1995 Mitsubishi 3000GT SL 3.0L No Start VIN: JA3AM54J4S
Hi Mitsu Guys: I have a no start problem. enngine cranks uneven (from slow grunt to fast crank - pops but no start. heres what I found so far. Computer won't communicate long enough to get codes, powers & grounds to computer good - cam/crank signals have good ...
1989 Nissan Maxima SE 3.0L Poor Idle Quality VIN: JN1HJO1PXK
Hey guys,how are you all doing?I have this maxima here that is making me re-think my choice of career.The problem is that it idles really rough and not steady at all and the radiator cooling fans are always on.I tried a used MAF sensor with the same results.Th...
1999 Nissan Maxima GLE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1CA21D7X
Hello all you nissan techs!, I've got one that has me perplexed, and hope some one might have run across this before. Car came in as a no start that was running and died, and then would not restart. turns over fine yet sounds weak somehow. a check of top dead ... Trouble codes: 1320 (primary ignition signal fault), 325 (knock sensor problem bank 1)
1971 Oldsmobile cutlass 350CID rocker stud VIN: 332871M114
good morning all, i have a question.. this cutlass has a chevy motor in it and it has a broken rocker stud broken almost flush w/ the head..according to the info i have available the stud is pressed into the head. can this be removed w/ the head on the car or ...
1999 Plymouth Breeze 2.0L limp in mode VIN: 1P3EJ46CXX
engine rpm input to the trans and engine computers are fine and the same with lab scope no pcm code for crank sensor. repalced both trans sensors. after running 15 min solnoid pack buzzes and then rpm on scanner drops to 0 and limp in mode. cycle key, clear co...
1997 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L No Start, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1G2JB524V7
vehicle will try and start but it backfires threw the intake, like its out of time and dies, spark plugs are black vehicle is flooding out.checked compression, shows 125psi on all cylinders.vehicle did run for 5 minutes one time. checked vacuum while running i... Trouble codes: P1601 (pcm serial comm or ecm overtemp), P0300 (random cylinder misfire), P0440 (evap emissions system fault)
2002 Pontiac Sunfire SE 2.2L overheating VIN: 1G2JB52452
the car came in with an overheating problem.i have replaced the head gasket due to leakage the vehicle is still over heating. the thermostat@radiator have also been replaced. the waterpump was removed and inspected and looks good.after about 2to3 miles of driv...
1994 Porsche 911 RS America 3.6L Mechanical VIN: WPOAA2991S
Customer overfilled vehicle with oil. now, after correcting problem vehicle not only leaks oil, but burns it as well. can anyone tell me if a complete reseal of engine is required? or am i overlooking something. oil only seems to come out of exhaust until ve...
1995 Saab 9000 CS 2.3L ABS Light VIN: YS3CD65U4S
No information on extracting ABS codes on alldata or identafix. Is there a way to get flash codes on pre-obdII models without a saab scantool?

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1994 BMW 318i 1.8L Temp gauge VIN: WBACA6323R
The connector for the the ECT and the oil press. sender was swapped thanks again i fell kinda stupid for that one but hey i guess we have all had our share of mistakes thanks again to everyone
1993 Buick Regal 3.1L Stall VIN: 2G4WB54T3P
This buick had an ecu that does require programming to operate. I called another local dealer after talking to several people at the dealership I purchased the ecu from and they said that right on the parts data base was a note saying that the ecu must be fl... Trouble codes: 46 (vats).
2000 Buick LeSabre Limited 3.8L speakers VIN: 1G4HR54K0Y
I'm sorry it took so long. Thanks for all the help. I pulled the radio out and retested for a shorted speaker. The ground for the right rear speaker was grounded out. Traced wiring from speaker to where wiring enters passenger compartment and found wire in...
1966 Chevrolet impala 327CID drum VIN: 168376Y101
Thank you everyone for the overwhelming response! Everyone's specs information was more than we could find in print anywhere.
1989 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 4.3L No Start, Poor Idle Quality, Surge, Cuts out VIN: 1GCDK14471
Thanks for all the help! After I replaced the IAC valve and installed another oxygen sensor, the truck still had a rough idle. No external vacuum leaks so I injected propane into the valve covers and idle did not change. The last thing I suspected was contamin... Trouble codes: 45 (Rich Exhaust).
1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L several items
I always hate to post a fix like this. Truck came back from dealer with fuel guage still inop. Yes, the truck is "fixed", meaning fuel guage is now working properly. There were several problems, all with dissimilar causes. The power mirrors was a bad switch. ...
1999 Chevrolet S10 LS 4.3L lifters VIN: 1GCCS1941X
2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4.3L Excessive Emissions, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: W1YE278955
Thanks to all of you that took the time to respond with help. I feel like a fool, because this is something that I know and should have done right in the beginning. Most of you figured it out right from the description - it was bad fuel, or more correctly, i...
2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 3.4L b3128 code VIN: 2G1WW12EX1
Replaced BCM with a new GM unit and problem is taken care of. BCM problems seem to be very common on this model. Thanks to those who responded.
2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD LS 6.0L Hesitation, Surge, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1GCGK13U91
Sorry, this vehicle has not come back. If it does and I get it repaired, I will try to remember to post a fix. Trouble codes: P0300.
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 5.3L Transfercase VIN: 1GNEK13Z53
Just wanted to thank all who responded, many of you hit the nail on the head when suggesting the Range Position Sensor (no. [...]) located under the larger gear in the transfercase motor. we changed it about a week ago now and customer took vehicle on a tri...
1998 Dodge Grand Caravan SE 3.3L Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1B4GP44R6W
thanks for the help. we rechecked powers and grounds at pcm. the fuel pump and auto shutdown relays would click on off with key on engine off or engine running with very poor run. also noticed during cranking a starter fault, bendix would disengage and reingag... Trouble codes: N0NE.
2001 Dodge Dakota 4.7L Poor Idle Quality, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1B7H6ZAN41
sent out pcm to be rebuild and reprogrammed. installed back truck. truck is now fixed. thank you that all replied. iant site is great tool in this day and age. Trouble codes: P0601.
2002 Dodge Ram 2500 5.9L Cuts out VIN: 3B7KF23632
thanks for all your help everyone hit on the head injector pump was the cause dealership had no clue once again thanks Trouble codes: P0216.
2004 Dodge Ram 3500 ST 5.9L Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 3D7MU48C74
both replies were that cannot be done and to have customer pursue course with dealer. customer drove the vehicle to california and the dealer there said no problem we can change calibration code. customer says that truck runs better now but another shop said h...
1978 Ford Thunderbird 6.6L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge VIN: 8J87H15512
ok sorry to everyone!!! I am the worst at iatn, I have been out of town in washington at a car show, The carb was takin off and was very clear that it needed to be cleaned and rebuilt and the fuel pump was indeed bad we got er done and runs like it came new ou...
1985 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Stall VIN: 2FTEF15N8F
when first talked to customer, he advised that the fuel filter has been replace befor he brough to the shop, took a chance and checked the fuel filter, found 3/4 full of mud, pulled both tanks. rear tank contamiated. both low pressure pumps not working.learnt ... Trouble codes: 41 (system lean).
1993 Ford Escort LX 1.9L can't fill fuel tank VIN: 1FAPP15J2P
1993 Ford F-150 XL 5.0L Poor Idle Quality, Surge VIN: 1FTEX14N3P
First of all thanks to all that replied. I took all advice and removed the plenum cleaned it inside and out, relaced iat, ect sensors. Tps was in spec. Did pcm relearn al is well again.
1993 Ford E-350 Econoline 5.8L drive belts VIN: 1FTJS34H9P
yes yes yes great web site as usual,found the bracket on the a.c causing the belt to ride 1 rib off crank ,it started at the crank and eventually worked up to the a c compresor recommended replaced ac compressor and the fem bracket thank's to all mick sl...
2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty XL 6.0L injectors VIN: FC743820JX
was just looking for info on fireing order so i could replace the injectors
1994 GMC K1500 Sierra SL 5.7L No Start VIN: 2GETK19K5R
well after a dozen other repairs were done we finally got back to 94 gmc p/u and found terry from oregan and scott from illinois were right and all though a new tps was installed at other shop it read 4.48 koeo so we installed another new one and truck starts ...
2003 Honda Element EX 2.4L No Start VIN: 5J6YH28513
hello group i called the service dept, at honda dealership for problems with elements on extended crank ,,,and service guy sed he wasnt aware of any tsbs on that problem.and with no codes he tells me.. i was dead in the water...after noticing the vehicle smok... Trouble codes: P0339.
2005 Infiniti FX45 4.5L keyless entry,smart key VIN: JNR8S08W85
I got my laptop back and tried AE scanner and i could comunicate with BCM but when i would turn any accessories on/off or push remote butons no data would change,i had measured remote battery voltage it read 2.9 volts it is a 3 volt battery and manual says 2.7...
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4.7L short circuit VIN: 1J4GW68N2X
Sorry I completely forgot this request after vacation. The problem was the exterior temp sensor located exactly where members told me it would be. Thanks!!!
2000 Kia Sportage 2.0L No Start, Stall VIN: KNDJA723XY
Thanks for the help But I'm not sure if the vechile is fix I cleaned grounds didn't see any real problems . Customer picked up. Has been driving for week no problems so far
1991 Lexus LS400 4.0L engine VIN: JT8UF11EXM
1966 Lincoln continental 460CID Misfire VIN: 6Y86G43590
concensus was ground problem, lots of good ideas, customer took vehicle wanted to drive while it was still summer, will be bringing back by end of October, gonna pull motor and rebuild, I'll make sure I got plenty of grounds, 8mm spark plug wires and good plug...
1998 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L Trans neutrals after 1-2 shift VIN: 1YVGE22C9W
Thank you to each one who took the time to reply, sorry it took so long. Three replies focused on the common problem of cracked forward drum, where drum meets shaft. This had been inspected carefully prior,and no problems found. Two replies suggested problems ...
1995 Mercury Grand Marquis GS 4.6L radio,dash lights
Thanks to everybody who replied to my question.It turned out that I overed look the number 15 fuse in the i/p.The fuse was missing.THANKS AGAIN!
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis LS 4.6L Detonation/ Pings VIN: 2MEFM75W3W
Thankyou for all the replies received and for all your help. Most the replies suggested cleaning the MAF or cleaning EGR passages. I did check the operation of the EGR and cleaned the MAF. I afterwards allowed the customer to try the vehicle for a while. Since...
2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L alarm VIN: IMEFM55SXY
Took your good advise and sent customer to dealer. We do not have the correct scanner to get proper info to find the problem with the alarm system.
2000 Mercury Cougar 2.5L Surge, Cuts out VIN: 12WFT61L6Y
This car is fixed,thanks to SAM from Arkansas who said to check the MLP sensor.I call this a rang sensor,prindal switch.After replacing this part Iwent back to the old tranmission that came out of the car and found that my tec. had used the old part instead of...
2007 Saturn Outlook XE 3.6L air bag light
concensus was that the air bag module needed to be programmed by Saturn, since its a brand new vehicle, had Saturn program and light went away so all is good. all codes cleared. thanks to all that replied. programming cost $75.00 not bad.
1998 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 3VWFA81H3W
Hi guys I'm closing this post as client wants to try a used leak detection pump and so far we haven't found one. I received helpful info from Justin from Texas and others regarding problems with this unit and also scan test procedures. I will update when a ldp... Trouble codes: P1476 (leak detection pump insufficent vacuum).
2001 Volkswagen Passat GLS 1.8L cam timing VIN: WVWAC63B21
First I'd like to thank everyone that replied to my help request. I had ten responses and most felt that the timing marks will not align perfectly. Perfectly being the middle of the notches on the camshafts lining up in the middle of the arrows on the cam bea...
1998 Volvo S70 T5 2.3L MIL Lamp on VIN: YV1LS5375W
Had Five Replies with good info.Two folks explained the circuits and why the code will set.Thank You all for taking the time to help!Here's what I did.I pulled off the intake and found a split in the small hard black plastic vacuum hose(It goes from a vacuum p... Trouble codes: P00, 505 (Idle Air Control).
1999 Volvo S70 2.4L Oil pressure VIN: YV1LS56D8K
As much as I hate to say it, There was no fix on this car. I do want to first, thank all of you that replied to my post. I did check the oil pressure port where the oil pressure gauge goes in and the hole was clean and free of debris. After mulitiple conversat...
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