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1995 Audi 90 Quattro Sport 2.8L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: WAUEE88C2S
Hello audi techs, this idle has a poor idle and a code p0402. the problem is i have vacuum to the egr valve all the time. i put a egr solenoid because it had flow all the time throug the egr valve . it was a used part and i still have vaccuum at idle at the va... Trouble codes: P0402
2001 Audi A4 Quattro 2.8L radio VIN: WAUDH68D61
Hello All: I have to pull the climate control head out for testing, but first the radio has to come out. I have the four Audi radio pull tools but the two on the right won't catch (yes, they are inserted correctly)therefore I cannot pull the radio out. Does a...
1990 BMW 525i 2.5L bearing VIN: WBAHC231XL
Right rear wheel bearing bad. Looked on Alldata and appears this is a faily simple bearing replacement. It appears that you can use after market tools to remove and replace bearing. Is anyone aware of any problems, special tools or procedures that would be he...
1993 BMW 318i 1.8L Poor Idle Quality
Hello bm guru This 318 is giving me headache No idle or you have to help it and then it will be ok. it start with a bad idle valve, that was stuck. changed it for a known good used one. no change. Than i take fuel pressure, to find fuel regulator defect. chang...
1995 BMW 318is 1.8L timing case VIN: WBABE632XS
Any help will be highly apreciated. In order to replace gasket between timing cover and cylinder head, The complete head needs to be removed? we are trying to fix an oil leak on this bmw, replaced the front seal and the metal gasket around timing cover, but st...
1997 BMW 318i 1.9L engine VIN: WEBACC032X
I have a problem that only those who have been there may have any insight into so please bear with me. This car had blown engine and customer is a speed shop owner who I agreed with to put in a used motor he would supply. Of course the old "exact same motor" w...
1999 BMW 328i 2.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBABK8334X
Replace PCV valve (honker valve) even though the manometer test looked ok. Fuel pressure ok, air mass new. the o2 sensors look good with good voltages on road test and at idle. these codes are pertaining to bank 2; cyls 4-6 but I can not find any vacuum leaks ... Trouble codes: P0173, P1189
1999 BMW 323i 2.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBAAM3330X
Pulled the codes for check engine light using gt1 bmw tester. Fault 144(90) PO455 fuel system, major leak detected. The gas cap checked ok. I tried running the evap. leak, but gt1 won't run it. I get message-caution incorrect vehicle status,establish correct v...
2002 BMW M3 3.2L MIL Lamp on VIN: WBSBR93412
car came in check engine light on found codes 041 mass air flow sensor, and 077 intake air temp. sensor. replaced mass air flow sensor with new oem. sensor reset light and code comes right back found car stalling at times idle to high at about 1000 rpms to 110... Trouble codes: 041 (mass air flow sensor), 077 (intake air temp. sensor)
1999 Cadillac Seville SLS 4.6L abs light on VIN: 1G6KY5499Y
it has codes c1248 c1254 and they dont give me any information about it on alldata or scannner. i hooded up my scanner to it and see i have NO DATA for .. lf tcs iso valve ..lf tcs prime ..lf wheel wheel speed..lf reaslease...rf tc...
1977 Chevrolet K10 Cheyenne 5.7L fuel gauge VIN: CKL247J187
I have a truck with duel gas tanks, mechanical pump. I am having a hard time finding schematics for this one. Customer doesn't use the left tank and just wants the gauge to work on the right one, sounded easy until I got underneath it. What a wiring nightmare....
1992 Chevrolet Lumina 3.1L battery VIN: 2G1WL54T6N
I think I need counseling cause this vehicle is driving me crazy. The battery in the vehicle will go dead in as little as a week. I performed a draw test on system and only had 6.97ma. Great right? I installed a fully charged, fresh battery with a quick discon...
1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Z34 3.4L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2G1WX12X4S
Hi all.I have a '95 monte carlo with a 3.4 DOHC engine that has a dead miss on cylinders #1 and #2. The miss is always there wether at idle or higher engine speeds,under no load or with one.found that both spark plugs were fouled.I replaced all plugs and plug ... Trouble codes: 117 (coolant temp too low)
1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 2.4L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation VIN: 1G1JF12T2W
This vehicle will almost always pop and try to stall after a cold start. After it warms up it runs better but after a little bit of run time the vehicle will hesitate and pop(lean pop like it is running out of fuel) upon acceleration. Fuel pressure is good and...
1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS 3.1L Shift solonoids VIN: 1G1NE52MXW
Hi Guys and Girls I have this car came here no start when it came in. The customer said it was running fine and stopped on him. When i started checking it i thought maybe the VAT was the fault coz it start and shut down. after checking everything I could , and...
1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 5.7L steering box VIN: 1GBFG15R6W
Hey Guys, I can't help but feel frustrated by a phantom power steering problem I'm having with this vehicle. It started with a simple steering stiffness at low speed like a parallel parking maneuver but intermittantly only. We found a leaking steerign box and...
2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 5.3L Drive-axles VIN: 2GCEK19T34
Good Morning: This 4x4 system seem to operate properly. Shiftes to 4x4 and low 4x4. You can feel the wheels binding when you turn so I feel that everything is operating. The lights on the dash are not operating correctly. When it goes to 4x4 the 4x4 light fla...
2004 Chevrolet Express 2500 4.8L Poor Idle Quality, Stall VIN: 1GCGG25V04
Hy guys i need your brains with me on this ine , the truck came in with idle too low & it had a code p506 idle is too low. install new throttle body ,check the circuit all good the clean intake test drove & the truck is fine , the next day customer came back &...
1996 Chrysler Town & Country (Van) LXi 3.8L wipers VIN: 1C4GP64L8T
Wipers start working fine, intermittant, hi / low working fine. Then they will stop operating always in the park position. Operating the switch makes no difference. They will restart after a [...] time, maybe only one or two swipes and stop again. The problem ...
2001 Chrysler Sebring LXi 3.0L no pump pressure VIN: 4C3AG52H51
cust started vehicle in morning and had delayed/harsh engagement when put in gear. stopped at stop sign and car wouldn't move for several seconds. computer had no codes in it because vehicle came in with dead battery. transmission fluid appears ok. (no burnt ...
1997 Dodge Stratus 2.4L module coding VIN: 1B3EJ46X4V
Anyone out there using the snapon pass thru module coding system, or similar systems? I have just purchased the Snapon system and have it set up with a PC that exceeds minimum requirements. My first experience in using it is this Dodge Stratus. The Chrysler we...
2002 Dodge Caravan SE 3.3L output speed VIN: 2B4G944R62
Here is whats happened with this one customer brought us the car when another shop failed to fix the problem. drove van at first with no problems a bit later in the test drive I noticed the speedo dropping out and with that the trany began to feel like it was ...
2003 Dodge Intrepid SE 2.7L coolant leak VIN: 2B3HD46R73
there is a coolant leak diagnosed elsewhere as a water pump. there is a visible coolant leak under pressure from the l/f lower motor near the thermostat housing. it appears that there are 3 mounting holes for the housing and 1 additional with an unknown use.. ...
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck TRX4 5.7L Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1D7HU18216
Thanks in advance for any help. Customer said it ran ok on start up, but started running rough after it warmed up some and SES comes on. It had codes P0301 and P1521 in the PCM. Customer says origional plugs in it. We replaced the plugs using correct ones fro... Trouble codes: P1411 (Cyl 1 reactivation control performance), P0301 (Cyl 1 misfire)
1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 4.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Cuts out, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1FMZU32E2W
This is a nightmare. The truck came in with complaints of a miss, rough idle, and dieing at a stop. When we checked it (actually just started it up) we heard a terrible knocking noise. Research showed that to be a timing chain issue. We found the timing guide ... Trouble codes: 1132 (lack of ho2s b1s1 rich), 1151 (ho2s b2s1 lean), 1152 (lack of h02s b2s1 rich), 1158 (lack of h02s b2s2 rich)
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat 4.6L horn VIN: 1FTZF18W3W
horn works fine until you turn key on
2000 Ford F-150 Lariat 5.4L Stall VIN: 1FTRX18L9Y
Intermintant cold stalling! Very puzzling to say the least. On the cold mornings this truck will no hold an idle for the first 4 minutes of driving, problem happens 2 out of five times. I first advised the customer to have the PCM reflashed, he took it to the...
2002 Ford Windstar 3.8L heater VIN: 2FMZA5046B
this vehicle is not blowing warm air. when moving controler from hot to cold it definately gets cold. when moved back to hot there is a very slight change. pulled off the blend door motor to check it. it is in good shape and rotates when commanded. i am able t...
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty Harley-Davidson Edition 6.0L Seal VIN: 1FTNW21P94
Inspecting vehicle for fluid leaks. Have only found wetness (drips hanging) around lower half of bell housing area. Customer complaint or indicates vehicle will leave 6 to 8 inch dia puddle of fluid under vehicle after sitting overnight. Initially customer tho...
2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty XL 5.4L Misfire VIN: 1FTNF20535
Does any one have a way to ck secondary misfires when scaner does no record any. Other than injector balance test.
2000 Infiniti G20 2.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JNKCP11A5Y
new customer complains of boggin on acceleration. This condition is confirmed but is worse under heavy load We looked at MAF readings and TP together on the vantage and they directly correlate and are within spec according shop ke info. The car revs fine in th...
2002 Infiniti I35 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JNKDA31A62
I need expert Infiniti help! Customer car with MIL light on. No drivability problems what-so-ever. Code is p1121 (Throttle Actuator) . The weird thing is the customer states that the light came on right after he got gas. I told him that was most likely coinced... Trouble codes: P1121 (Throttle Actuator)
1998 Isuzu Trooper S 3.5L MIL Lamp on VIN: JACDJ58X9W
clear all code and right after start up check codes and have p0402 in pending. Go for a test drive and come back scan truck and have codes p1402 and p0101 I know that the p0101 is a mass air flow problem but I don't think it will make a egr code come on. on te... Trouble codes: P0402, P1402, P0101
1995 Jaguar XJS 4.0L Misfire VIN: SAJNX2744S
Initially, when the above readings were obtained, the spark plugs were changed without any alteration in the codes, which were cleared and immediately reset. Then, the coils were switched, #s 1,2 & 3 were switched with #s 4,5,&6. The misfire for catalyst damag... Trouble codes: P0305 (Cyl. 5 misfire), P0306 (Cyl. 5 misfure), P1313 (Cat. damage misfire s 123), P1314 (Cat. damage misfire s 456), P1316 (Misfire excess emission)
2000 Jaguar S-Type 3.0L battery VIN: SAJDA01C2Y
i am having a problem with a battrey drain on this 2000 jaguar. the battery was changed , and it does not appear that any lights are staying on. it is difficult to test because so many of the relays stay energized for so long. i have heard this may be a proble...
2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0L Engine VIN: SAJEA51C22
After this car sits for a day or so it will puff a bluish smoke when starting. We believe it is the valve seals.When looking at All Data for repair times it calls for 10.4 hrs to replace seals. The only way we see to do this is to remove the cams and when you ...
1998 Kia Sportage 2.0L Poor Idle Quality, MIL Lamp on VIN: KNDJA7233W
Hello Kia Guru's. I've got this sportage which has had multiple rear o2's thrown at it. This vehicle tends to idle high and this seems to be dependant on the TPS sensor. If I reve the engine to 3000 rpm's it will take approximately 20 seconds to return to idle... Trouble codes: P0140, P0141
2002 Kia Spectra 1.8L MIL Lamp on VIN: KNAFB12142
this is more a fix than a post for help, there is a recall for code 442, they have a valve on the gas tank called the orvr valve and the nipple contacts the sub frame section over the gas tank and cracks the nipple on the valve causing it to have a small leak ... Trouble codes: 442 (evap smal leak)
1994 Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L air ride VIN: 1LNLM91V4R
we have tested air ride and found it working with weight in it and lowers down when weight is removed,we think problem is in the shock dampening control. car seems to set level.any suggestions,what are we missing???
1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6L Stall VIN: ILNLM97V3T
Looking for a little guidance here. Cust had car a local ford dealer for stalling problem. dealer diagnosed bad tps, o2 sensor 1/1 and post cat sensor. too expensive so it is here. replaced parts at cust. request. he didn't want diagnosis confirmed. Car starte...
1999 Lincoln Town Car Signature 4.6L Surge, Misfire VIN: 1LNHM82W4X
hi group, I have long hair but not for long if I don't fix this car. Sorry for the long post, but there's lots of data here, and It reflects that I've had the car about a week. I got this town car from a transmission shop down the street that I do troubleshoo...
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L motor VIN: 5LMFU27R73
motor makes a very light noise but the noise comes more from the missfire and backfire.
1990 Mazda B2600 LE-5 2.6L Cuts out, Stall VIN: JM2UF3147L
I need some help with this one. This truck was dying while driving and after awhile, would start again. Another shop had dignosised the problem and said the distributor need replaced. Since we do his work, he brought it to us running. We couldn't get the truck...
1995 Mazda 626 DX 2.0L engine vibration VIN: 1YVGE22C65
Hello We just overhual the trans on this vehicle and customer is complaining of a engine vibration she did not have before. We have inspected mounts, replaced the front (under radiator) Customer says it was not there till we did trans. We have spent alot of t...
2001 Mazda 626 LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1YVGF22D3Y
cust said died while driving and cranks no start. Said that intermitatly die at 1/4 of a tank and hour or more would start up. Cranked strong had good spark, no fuel, jumped relay no fuel, pulled connecter at pump good power. put in a pump, old pumps sock filt... Trouble codes: 400 (egr)
1975 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 4.5L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1070441202
I have not been able to pin down root cause of intermittent stall and seems flooded on restart. Can happen cold and after short heat soak. The temp sensors (air, collant and thermo time switch) seem to pass all the tests I have performed. The map sensor is wha...
2000 Mercury Sable GS 3.0L MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM55SOY
Hi everyone. I feel like it's my week in the boxing ring, so here we go. This vehicle came in with the above codes stored for lean exh. Problem is occurring at idle and set fuel trims at around 30% ST and 20% LT after idling approx. 1 min. like this suddenly f... Trouble codes: P0171, P0174
2001 Mercury Sable LS 3.0L Poor Idle Quality, Misfire, MIL Lamp on VIN: 1MEFM53UX1
I am pretty sure what is going on with this one but I wanted to get some feedback first. It came in originally running rough and we replaced the plugs and wire with motorcraft parts. Replaced coil. We also repaired vacuum leaks at the intake spacer and the pcv... Trouble codes: 301 (misfire cyl 1)
2000 Nissan Altima GLE 2.4L Speedometer VIN: 1N4DL01D1Y
Hi all, We have this Altima in the shop today. After driving approx 20 miles the speedometer will either peg or stop working and the car will exhibit a significant power loss. We have searched the archives here and feel as though it is probably the grid on th...
2002 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Excessive Emissions VIN: 1N4AL11E72
help me get back in the big bed. this is girlfriends car and I don't do much with evap. was at dealer for body repair, had them check the codes ( thought they might know) said it needed cut out valve #14935-5mooa,canister # 14950-8j000 and purge valve on canis... Trouble codes: P1490, P0444, P0447
2005 Nissan Altima S 2.5L Stall VIN: 1N4AL11D35
This car is a 05 Nissan Altima in great shpe with only 40,000 miles on it and has one problem. Intermittently it stalls while decelerating to a stop. There are no codes, and all basic checks have been performed and everything looks in great shape. After stalli...
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G3AJ55M7T
Hi Folks. This car is driving me nuts. Let me start by saying there has been many people in this before me. Itís a 3.1 SFI DIS OBD II. I have no spark. Someone put in a Crank & Cam sensor. The Coils & Module have been replaced with a good known unit. I have po...
1989 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1L heater core
just need info on what is involved in removing and installing a heater core
1991 Pontiac Grand Prix SE 3.4L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Surge, Cuts out, Stall, Misfire, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1G2WJ14X3M
Hello, We have a Grand Prix that just won't go away. We did not drive the car before due to a really bad rod knock. After the engine rebuild, the car runs terrible on start up. Of course, the car wasn't this way before the engine rebuild, supposedly. The idle ...
1991 Pontiac 6000 LE 3.1L No Start VIN: 1G2AF54T5M
this car came in as a nostart it has good spark good fuel presure no injector pulse check all grounds check power to ecm all good when testing the tach signal to ecm from battery wiht test light fuel pump comes on but theres no injector pulse.tried new ecm a r...
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.4L Poor Idle Quality VIN: 1G2NF52TXY
hi guys thanx in advance.i have a 2000 2.4l pontiac grand am. the car idles at around 2000 to 3000 rpm on cold start and goes down to 1300 to 1500 when it start to warm up. ive seen a few of this type of problem in the fix says that a tps sensor t...
1995 Saturn SL1 1.9L door locks VIN: 1G8ZG5288S
Hi, hope you Saturn techs can help me out here. When you pull into a parking spot and press the lock switch , on the drivers door, intermittantly, but most of the time, the doors lock and then unlock, given only the lock command from drivers door lock switch. ...
2000 Toyota Tacoma DLX 2.7L No Start VIN: 4TAWM72N7Y
This truck has an intermittent no start/hard starting problem when cold. After the engine does start,it smokes like a fog machine. The smoke is light in color.The coolant and tps data test fine. I have started this truck many times over the last three days and...
2003 Toyota Camry SE 2.4L master cylinder
hi guys i have a problem on this camry car came with a brake pedel problem .pedel almost goes to floor .brakes front pads and rear shoes r good and adjustment on rear shoe is also good replced mater cylinder with a rebuilt one no dfference replced booster blee...
2000 Volkswagen Beetle GLS 1.8L engine compartment VIN: 3VWCD21C5Y

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2000 Audi A4 Quattro 1.8L Mechanical VIN: WAUDC28D9Y
We decided to roll the dice and replace the turbocharger. This took care of the smoking issue. Once we had the turbo off of the vehicle, we did find excessive play in the bearings. We DID NOT remove the cylinder head. The customer is pursing the issue of the i...
2000 BMW 323i 2.5L transmission VIN: WBAAM3340Y
On this car I put in a reman trans that fixed the problem. I tore down the old unit and found a broken drum.
2000 BMW 740i 4.4L abs VIN: WEBAGG8437
Well as no surprise Mr. Dana [...] was able to more specifically relate the code and relationship of this particular problem to several different etiologies. First an abs code for 114 Pressure Sensor (Offset) This code if accompanied by sensor faults or soleno...
2001 BMW 325i 2.5L ABS warning light on VIN: WBAAN37411
One reply mentioned brake light switch going bad, causing first code. Another that steering angle sensors do go bad. The other two that the controllers are usually the cause. I sent the controller to both BBA & ModuleMaster but both sent it back, unable to ...
2001 Buick Century Custom 3.1L windows, odometer VIN: 2G4WS52J71
Thanks to all that replied. After a few of your responses, we talked to the client again and discovered that both problems DID NOT happen at the same time. the dash has been acting up for a bit and the window has been doing funny things intermittently. (funny ...
1999 Cadillac DeVille 4.6L Accessories VIN: 1G6KD54Y2X
well after 14 replies,most said it was a lock cylinder/key was.replaces key and reprogrammed new keyfobs all is good.i new the wiring was ok because i could see on my scanner that i got run,start, etc positions from the lock cylinder.thanx again tec...
1989 Chevrolet G10 Chevy Van 5.0L Excessive Emissions, Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Stall, Poor Fuel Economy VIN: 1GCDG15H9K
Well guys, it isfinnally fixed. I stopped working on it and waited about a week to clear my head, then went back to it and started from scratch. The truck has plentyof vacuum and the hoses were not leaking. The map sensor was just going haywire. I started chec... Trouble codes: 45 (o2 sensor rich).
1997 Chevrolet K1500 Cheyenne 5.0L No Start VIN: 2GCEK19M6V
thanks to all for the help , well the new coil did turn out to be junk but the main problem was the white and black wire from the ignition control modual to the coil .which is why when i tried a different coil still had no fire . i replaced the wire just on a ...
1997 Chevrolet C2500 5.7L abs module VIN: 1GTGK24J9V
I don't know if you folks heard it or not, but there was a loud pop when my tech pulled his head from his rear & decided to check the fuel pump draw. Also, between the customer & the tech, there was some confusion as to which fuse the customer had been replaci...
1998 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L front brakes VIN: 3GKGK26J1W
OK, Thank you all for spending the time to read and respond with good ideas. We ground down the master cylinder to hydroboost shaft 1/4 inch and test drove vehicle. Issue was no longer present but the brake pedal seem to travel too far. After bleeding brakes a...
2001 Chevrolet Prizm 1.8L Lacks Power VIN: 1Y1SK52861
I do want to thank all who have replied. We have repaired this car but have been super busy and posting the fix has just slipped my mind. And most of the replies were correct in saying the Mass Air Flow as the culprit. I did the typical wiggle test on the wire...
1995 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L 2-4 Shif solenoid VIN: 1C3EJ56H8S
We replaced the previously replace TCM and the problem was solved
1997 Chrysler Cirrus LX 2.5L No Start VIN: 1C3EJ56H7V
Crank position sensor was misadjusted. Verified by looking at crank sensor info on scan tool. It had a crank signal but was erratic. Thanks for everyone's replies.
1996 Dodge Neon High Line 2.0L ignition circuit VIN: 3B3ES47C2T
thank s to all of you techs!sorry it took so long to answer but here in quebec we are in the highest peak of the season,getting prepared for wintertime. I didnt fix the car yet because the customer was so angry she took her car out but the informations you gav...
2006 Dodge Magnum SE 2.7L MIL Lamp on VIN: 2DF4V47T76
1989 Ford F-350 Custom 7.3L Poor Fuel Economy, no power VIN: 2FTJW35MXK
Hi Guys, It took some time for the customer to make up his mind but he did. We informed him that the pump was out after checking it out, thanks to help from you all, and he went for the pump replacement. Now it runs like it should and sounds 100% better ...
1998 Ford Mustang GT 4.6L Clutch assembly VIN: 1FAFP42X7W
Well, this horse is gone. To all that replyed, thanks for the help. I installed a manual adjustable cable to tighten up the pedal and get the clutch to fully release. I personaly feel this is a crutch, but the customer was getting impatient and was presented a...
2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4.0L rear ticking noise VIN: 213A725539
we replace the drive shaft because with chassis ear it sounds like it was coming from around it and ford had a couple in stock so we tried a new one and it fixed it. thanks for all the help from everyone
2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE 5.3L Stall, MIL Lamp on VIN: 2GTEK19T23
thanx for all the help gentlemen, it turned out to be a faulty ground wire in back of engine compartment. Trouble codes: P0607 (trans range sensor out of range).
2003 Infiniti G35 3.5L R low beam HED VIN: JNKCV51E33
I swapped the left and right assemblies and the problem stays with the housing and starter. A new lamp was ordered ([...]) and installed and both lamps work as designed. I sure wish that the starter was available on the aftermarket or seperately!
2003 Lincoln Navigator 5.4L air ride VIN: 5LMFU28R63
Well Jeff from Texas was close. These are totaly rebuildable air shocks and the mount for the right front was leaking around one of the mounting studs. The upper mount is a two piece and there must be a seal that is not replaceable between the two parts. A new...
1989 Nissan Maxima GXE 3.0L No Start VIN: JN1HJ01P4K
Thanx for all the help everyone. After a CLT. Results show that air is leaking past the valves(int and ex) about 20% on each cylinder. Pretty sure it had some type of piston to valve contact at some point. Sorry it took so long to update you guys because i sta...
2003 Nissan 350Z Track 3.5L No Start VIN: JN1AZ34DX3
After recieving more help from others here on IATN, I was able to compare the sync of the 2 cam sensors and crank sensor. Everything looked perfect. It was looking like a bad ECM. The customer called the dealer, because I was taking so long, and the dealer tal...
1999 Oldsmobile Alero GLS 3.4L cooling syst. VIN: 1G3NF52E3X
Sorry guys about the delay. I finally got the auth. to fix. It turned out that the front head was cracked and when it heated up it sealed. Thanks for all the help, who would think it would only overheat once! Thanks again for the help. Mike
1989 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.1L Poor Idle Quality, Hesitation, Cuts out, Stall, MIL Lamp on
thnx for the help everyone the problems were the fuel injectors
1994 Toyota T100 SR5 3.0L Hesitation, Cuts out VIN: JT4VD10B4R
Thank you everyone for your input on this one. All of your replys helped me feel like I wasn't totally loosing my mind! And thanks to John for the amp specs, that will help when it comes to explaining the bill to the customer. I was seeing 6.5 amps at aro... Trouble codes: 41 (EGR Malfunction), 71 (TPS Signal).
2002 Toyota Camry LE 3.0L abs warning lamp VIN: 4T1BF30K12
After confirming again all power feeds and grounds to unit, we decided to replace the module with new Toyota unit. It is not an inexpensive item, but no other alternatives existed. After installation, the new module would communicate properly. However, a ne...
1998 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0L vss VIN: 3VWBBG1C8W
If anyone uses A Snap-on based Euro diagnostic setup be cautious on the data that you are relying on. Although our MODIS, which I might add is very expensive and fully updated with all of the greatest gadgets and useless cables was providing a code descripti...
2004 Volkswagen Touareg V6 3.2L fluid level VIN: WVGZC67L64
Thanks for the replies, Terry [...] said it best... From: Terry from Colorado Date: Oct 9, 2007 7:38 PM You should find a plug on the bottom of the trans. It is both a fill and a check plug. it takes a special fitting (or sometimes you could get by with a t...
1994 Volvo 850 2.4L Battery VIN: YV1LW5526R
Thanks to all that responded- The car did not have headlight wipers and we checked the glove box, it was fine. We did check the central lock relay had it out for a couple of days when the new one was on order. The battery stayed up and the car started when ...
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